Always Quotes

  • I'm dating a woman now who, evidently, is unaware of it.
  • As adults feign disinterest in science - children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves.
  • The First Amendment was designed to allow for disruption of business as usual. It is not a quiet and subdued amendment or right.
  • Everybody says, 'You impress me as a guy who never wanted to be a movie star.' I say, 'Everybody in the world wants to be a movie star.'
  • The 'good' mother, with her fixed smile, her rigidity, her goody-goody outlook, her obsession with unnecessary hygiene, is in fact a fool. It is the 'bad' mother, unafraid of a joke and a glass of wine, richly self-expressive, scornful of suburban values, who is, in reality, good.
  • This is our 40th year in business. We don't have a single penny from outside investors, and we never borrowed heavily from the banks. We have a healthy balance sheet and more credit than we can use.
  • Keep writing, because not only does practice improve skill, it gives you more chances to score on the market. I did that for eight years before making my first sale.
  • I went to karate classes where it was basically a line-up of hulking man, hulking man, small nine-year-old girl, hulking man, hulking man.
  • I'm a victim of my own insides. There was a time when I wanted to know everything. It used to make me very unhappy, all that feeling. I just didn't know what to do with it. But now I've learned to make that feeling work for me.
  • We have to have some rules and regulations in America, or the world would empty out here.
  • Everyone always says, 'When you look at a boy band, one of them has to be gay.' No, they don't.
  • The trick is to find the style that is right for you. When it comes to trying new clothes, my advice is not to take it too seriously - it's all about having fun.
  • You always think that 70 is the end of the road: 'Somebody died when they were 73; good life'. You're closer to death, and you better make sure you don't waste too much of your time doing things you don't want to do. No point in saying things you don't believe in.
  • Humanity is the keystone that holds nations and men together. When that collapses, the whole structure crumbles. This is as true of baseball teams as any other pursuit in life.
  • I'm a mom first, a singer second.
  • I'm becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that's what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time.
  • I always have my Laura Mercier foundation and concealer with me, and I love the Rimmel Kate Moss lipsticks. My favourite is shade 08, because it's just such a lovely natural colour with just a bit of pink to it.
  • There is a growing sense among Americans outside the Beltway that while President Obama may be a good talker, he is a lousy manager.
  • I always carry lots of stuff with me wherever I roam, always weighted down with books, with cassettes, with pens and paper, just in case I get the urge to sit down somewhere, and oh, I don't know, read something or write my masterpiece.
  • I feel like my lyrics are just dark and scathing. I feel like the lyrics on 'Darkest Before Dawn' are uncompromised hip-hop and really speaking to my core fan base. Basically what's been known in my discography the entire time.
  • In reality, studies show that investments to spur renewable energy and boost energy efficiency generate far more jobs than oil and coal.
  • One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds.
  • Distinctions drawn by the mind are not necessarily equivalent to distinctions in reality.
  • Water is a beverage which I never enjoyed in purity and perfection before I visited America. It is provided in abundance in the cars, the hotels, the waiting-rooms, the steamers, and even the stores, in crystal jugs or stone filters, and it is always iced. This may be either the result or the cause of the temperance of the people.
  • He who has mingled in the fray of duty that the brave endure, must have made foes. If you have none, small is the work that you have done.
  • I agree that a nuclear Iran is extremely dangerous, and I believe that it must be prevented.
  • I'm a child of the sixties, I'm a man of the sixties. During that period of time this country was coming apart at the seams. We were in Southeast Asia. Good men were dying for America and for the Constitution.
  • Somebody ask me, 'Alberto, why you not race in Torino?' I finished my career here in 1998, the 15 of March which was my last victory.
  • So I did in fact spend two and a half years in the Middlesbrough car park practising skills. But if you spend four or five or six hours a day practising, you get better.
  • I always do the contrary of what my coaches tell me.
  • Come to think of it, the way I play is like a drum machine- very mechanical.
  • Be still and cool in thine own mind and spirit.
  • If a superhero knocks over a building, and there are 5,000 people in the building that we can presume are now dead, does it matter? Because they're not people we know. But if one dog we like gets run over by a car, it's the worst thing we've ever seen. I totally understand where that visceral reaction comes from. I have that same reaction.
  • Firstly, I think that now there are many young female conductors, but as it takes at least thirty years for a conductor to 'ripen/mature,' we'll only see them in 'top conductors statistics' in some decades.
  • I agree with my mother that having children removes a layer of skin that you never grow back.
  • Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
  • By working together, we can make Arizona a place where everyone has an opportunity for a better life.
  • The burden of the past is only, I think, oppressive when you've got to go on the experience of the avant garde.
  • Happiness is nothing but good health and freedom, and money is the single best way you can buy your freedom.
  • I just want to keep doing good projects with good people.
  • Everybody's got their phone up and everybody's taking recordings and posting it on YouTube and whatever and sending it to you, and it gets shown around the world.
  • The fact that I'm on CNN today is something I never would have guessed as a 13-year-old - or any other age, for that matter.
  • Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
  • I got Type 1 diabetes at 30. It hit me in 1982 when I was a White House Fellow in Washington. I had viral pneumonia. I lost 35 pounds in six weeks. And I couldn't see anything. Everything was blurry. I was always thirsty.
  • And as a filmmaker, I'm trying to unhook myself from this idea that unless you have a brilliant, long, enormously lucrative theatrical run, that your movie somehow failed. And I don't believe that.
  • All types of magic performance have a purpose. Even if it's an amateur who's trying out slight of hand on YouTube.
  • True health care reform cannot happen in Washington. It has to happen in our kitchens, in our homes, in our communities. All health care is personal.
  • I always had this desire to be an entrepreneur, except I felt I didn't really know what I was doing.