Ahead Quotes

  • I've learned over the years that it doesn't matter where you pitch in the rotation. For me, preparation is everything.
  • I've known elephants with broken hearts, others with depression.
  • It's vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It's what I try and do.
  • Every musician wants to do something which will hold up for a long time, and I guess we did it with 'Stairway to Heaven.'
  • I've got a pretty good appetite right now.
  • Music has always been a great solace for me. It's still something that gives me far more joy than movies, I must say. I love movies, too. But somehow, music can transport you. There are so many different kinds of experiences you can have with music.
  • We must become more comfortable with probability and uncertainty.
  • I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
  • David Foster Wallace, in my opinion, is one of the greatest writers we've ever had, certainly in the last twenty years. His obvious dominance of the English language is partnered with honest moments and the most beautifully dark sensibility.
  • It's what the reader thinks that counts.
  • It really sucks to be the number two intelligent species on this planet; you can just ask gorillas.
  • There is no question that climate change is happening; the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
  • We're all multi-sided. We should all keep that in mind.
  • When I have a little down time, I like to go to the gym and try to bank some hours there. I like to spend time with my dogs, go hiking, do a little traveling.
  • This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation.
  • When I don't plumb the depths or the opportunities of each day, I don't have joy.
  • To express to you in mere words, our personal feelings on this occasion you must know to be impossible, and particularly so for one who normally has to describe only things outside himself.
  • Ryan finally came to my rescue. He'd thought working together in Paper Moon would help us bond.
  • Perhaps I am stronger than I think.
  • I think the problem with the word 'happiness' is that it sounds fluffy. It sounds like something trivial that we shouldn't be concerned with.
  • When it comes to acting, I've always had a passion for entertaining and for making people laugh. On the music side, I really want to come out as an artist because I want people to see who I really am... artistically, I tend to be drawn to the darker things. What the music will be able to do is show people that I am an adult now.
  • James Woods is great. I actually did a movie with James Woods in 2000: 'John Q.'
  • I heard some stuff recently from Julian Casablancas, and his solo stuff is amazing. If I could write with anyone, it would be him.
  • I don't believe in predestination, even though I was raised a Presbyterian.
  • For anyone going through a divorce or any other painful challenge, the first and most important recommendation I can make is to find some kind of spiritual and emotional support.
  • I have goals and aspirations, and I believe that you can go after your dreams, and it can work if you have someone there that's supporting you.
  • It's a matter of keeping people on a spontaneous edge.
  • Our parents didn't let us watch a lot of television growing up. We had Disney on Sunday nights, and at 8:30, they were like, 'Turn it off! Go to bed!'
  • I just don't want to end up on something that bores the hell out of me. Otherwise, I'll fake a knee injury and get out of there.
  • I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others.
  • When I was 14 or 15, our teacher introduced us to Dickens' 'A Tale of Two Cities.' It was just for entertainment - we read it aloud - and all of a sudden it became a treasure.
  • I think it is true to say that I am not the first Nobel Prize winner in economics to have little formal training in economics.
  • Rising incomes and positive demographics will provide opportunities for retail financial services in India.
  • The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.
  • People pretend to know me when they don't. I feel uncomfortable when I feel like I don't remember someone.
  • I think cable has been under-appreciated for its contribution to society.
  • We might enjoy essays, TED talks, and even Facebook posts bemoaning our dependency on tech, but judging by our enthusiastic adoption of these services, we're all in.
  • They, astounded at the flash of the armor, and the swiftness of the charge, and attacked by showers of arrows and missiles, half naked as they were, never stopped to resist but gave way.
  • After careful deliberation, I voted today to reauthorize the Patriot Act.
  • I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators.
  • I mean no disrespect to Scottish football, but the Premier League is the biggest stage and highest profile league of all.
  • I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
  • In my opinion, the Republican Party is the last on the list to care about the needs of old people and children and poor people.
  • Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.
  • The fact that wealthy people or people from privileged backgrounds may wind up in a violent terrorist organization is not new.
  • I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.
  • Every time I come to Detroit, I feel the same energy every time. The people are vibing. They're outgoing and loving. They're solid, and a lot of people aren't like that. They're honest and real from the jump.
  • We're on the cusp, on the brink, of enormous change in this country.