Amendment Quotes

  • I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you.
  • One reason you should not use web applications to do your computing is that you lose control.
  • I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice.
  • A dear friend of mine always brings a pineapple instead of flowers when he comes to a show. I love it.
  • I don't like a man to be too efficient. He's likely to be not human enough.
  • Any journalist worth his or her salt wouldn't trust me.
  • In all animation, if it's done quickly, you'll know it. And if you're very slow and careful with it, it's going to look a little more beautiful. It's just compressing time into seconds.
  • I ask the American administration not to participate in any resolution that will double the suffering of the Palestinian people. I am convinced that the American people would not want to see the Palestinians suffer the way they do.
  • I take things on a day to day basis when it gets really hectic. But I do think long term and I'm looking forward to the next couple of years when I do start producing my own films with my production company and playing some characters that are older and that's really exciting to me.
  • There have been low moments before, but Christianity is an incredibly adaptable organism, using different parts of its repertoire to mutate into new ecological niches, yet preserving intact its story of grace, of love improbably triumphant.
  • Software tends not to kill people, and so we accept incredibly fast innovation loops because the consequences are tolerable and the results are astonishing.
  • In a marketplace where it's so easy to produce products, where your competitors can essentially match you on the product itself, you need to have something else. You need to have an added value, and that added value is the identity, the idea behind your brand.
  • Eighty percent of the problems that beset unification immediately disappeared when the President signed the bill increasing the authority and the responsibility of the Secretary of Defense.
  • Soil is a living ecosystem, and is a farmer's most precious asset. A farmer's productive capacity is directly related to the health of his or her soil.
  • I really, really look up to Carrie Underwood a lot because she came from a small town that has the same population as mine - 3,500 people.
  • When I started, there weren't any arenas. There was football fields, but they would only hold three or four or five hundred people at the most... We played a lot of high school auditoriums and things like that - a lot of churches... but boy, it has changed.
  • As a person, I was born to give out my opinions. By giving out my opinions, I realize who I am. As long as I can communicate, I'm not so lonely. If I cannot travel, or do art, or have company, if they take away all my belongings, it doesn't matter at all.
  • I'm pagan.
  • I've been around a while. I kinda know these things.
  • Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.
  • Read, listen to and watch everything you can. Explore the corners of popular culture and the arts. And, of course, these days you have to stay maniacally plugged in to the cutting edge of whatever technology is taking your profession into the future - otherwise you're toast.
  • There are all of these people that say, my mommy doesn't love me enough, my daddy doesn't hug me enough. There are some people that would want to coddle them somewhere. I want them to shut up and stop whining.
  • I think that many people in history who had power were bumped off because they had power.
  • There is a marvelous peace in not publishing. It's peaceful. Still. Publishing is a terrible invasion of my privacy.
  • We don't need bigger cars or fancier clothes. We need self-respect, identity, community, love, variety, beauty, challenge and a purpose in living that is greater than material accumulation.
  • Chronically homeless means constantly homeless; it means repeatedly homeless.
  • As a black actor, you always have the feeling that there's not as much work out there as for a white counterpart, but is America after all; you have to play ball if you're going to play ball.
  • Performance art is really more of a command than an invitation.
  • I eat mostly vegetables and fish.
  • Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.
  • The Druids held the trees as very sacred.
  • I want to love life.
  • Prison widens your circle of friends. In my stand-up, I can now talk about things that no one else has the right to touch.
  • The bass player's function, along with the drums, is to be the engine that drives the car... everything else is merely colours.
  • It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.
  • There are some people that probably should be in the Hall of Fame, but they're not for some reason.
  • I loved 'The Pitts.' I just loved it.
  • In general, you don't want to move your kids when they're teenagers. They're not going to be happy with you.
  • My ultimate aim would be to captivate an audience, even just for a second.
  • The atmosphere is so tense, if Elvis walked in, with a portion of chips... you could hear the vinegar sizzle on them.
  • The so-called skills gap is really a gap in education, and that affects all of us.
  • I never wish for critics.
  • Solar power, wind power, the way forward is to collaborate with nature - it's the only way we are going to get to the other end of the 21st century.
  • I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old.
  • The development agenda is not a straightforward one; it's a process with serious hurdles, but it's a path we've chosen to go down.
  • I am tired of being roasted. I had a great deal of hard luck while manager of the team and somehow or other couldn't get the best out of the material I had at hand.
  • I was signed by L.A. Reid on Arista Records when I was 16. He understood me and believed in me. Arista folded and I got put on RCA or whatever, then there were new people there, and every six months it changes and more new people come in.
  • The people that live in my hometown do not walk along the street with smiles on their faces. It is a desperate place, but I got out.