Any Quotes

  • War has traditionally been a man's work, although we know that often women were the cause of violence.
  • If God is so powerful, can he create a rock which he cannot lift?
  • Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.
  • I continually marvel at people who can make films that reach five hundred million people. How do you do that? Everybody's different - I don't know how that works.
  • I'm too much of a control freak.
  • I wake up every day inspiring myself, because God gave me life.
  • I'm an artist, and I'm a bit weird, and I'm probably a bit eccentric.
  • From the beginning... I wanted to build a company that could sustain not for two years or four years or even ten years but be something that really matters over time the way Amazon and Google and others have.
  • I walked in and inherited a management group that I didn't know very well. They didn't know me, and we had a very short window to put together a credible recovery plan.
  • Australia was great. I would advise anybody to go there. In fact, if you couldn't live here, Australia would be the place to live. It's the most Americanized country that I've ever seen in the world.
  • I think my life did go the way it was supposed to go for me.
  • Judgments and secrets are what make a good novel.
  • I didn't handle fame very well at first. I got a little resentful.
  • Without any doubt, the Iranian threat is the biggest threat facing the Jewish people since the Second World War.
  • If die I must, let me die drinking in an Inn.
  • I don't actually listen to much music since I need quiet to work.
  • I received $100 per week when I started working at the Globe after graduation.
  • It takes a lot of guts to get up on top of a bar and dance.
  • In Naples, Fla., I met a self-made man, a multimillionaire, whose round penthouse apartment is home to Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Henry Moore, and Mickey Mantle. He had purchased the most coveted items auctioned by the Mantle family at Madison Square Garden in December 2003.
  • Why would any parent want their kid on their health-care plan when they are 26? Parents want their kids to grow up and take care of themselves. A 26-year-old is an adult.
  • In 1990, Howard Friedman and Leslie Martin, two psychologists at the University of California, Riverside, embarked on a research project within a research project, seeking answers to the question, 'What makes for a long life?'
  • I was always brought up to have a cup of tea at halfway up a rock face.
  • I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens.
  • At the age of 14, I moved across town to Magdalen College School, Oxford, where science played a much larger role in the curriculum.
  • Well, it's true that I've never been solitary, although I spend a lot of time alone. I've never felt lonely or been shy.
  • In this world of doubt, one thing is certain for me; that I will go on writing songs up to and - I hope, through heavenly means or diabolical - beyond the day I die.
  • Given the opportunity, under the right conditions, two cells from wildly different sources, a yeast cell, say, and a chicken erythrocyte, will touch, fuse, and the two nuclei will then fuse as well, and the new hybrid cell will now divide into monstrous progeny. Naked cells, lacking self-respect, do not seem to have any sense of self.
  • I would say that I have a love-hate relationship with almost everything in my life, including stand-up.
  • When eventually I started to act a bit more, I realised that circus school had taught me something that a lot of actors my age didn't have: physicality. They didn't know how to move. Acting is not all about talking. There is something animalistic about it.
  • When I was 5 years old, I wanted to be a WWE superstar.
  • Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
  • I love the feel of good quality Italian black lace that feels delicate and really feminine.
  • It's not OK to fail. It's that things can fail and absolutely will go wrong - just keep trying, keep trying, keep trying.
  • The thing that disturbs me the most, being in England, is that on the screen we don't see very many of us - there aren't very many black girls. They don't make the roles for us, or they don't see us in those roles.
  • I've always wanted to write an early reader. When I wrote my first novel, my goal was to make it an early reader, but it grew beyond the category.
  • I've dressed thousands of actors, actresses and animals, but whenever I am asked which star is my personal favorite, I answer, 'Grace Kelly.' She is a charming lady, a most gifted actress and, to me, a valued friend.
  • When I consider what it was that moved me to join the Communist Party, I have to cast my mind back for more than a quarter of a century to try and ascertain what precisely my motives at that time were.
  • Without any formal personal finance instruction in our high school or college curricula, many college seniors who graduate in the red will continue to make common financial mistakes that only exacerbate their debt burdens.
  • I was in the middle of the golf tournament trying to make birdies and I was just having a blast. So that probably qualifies as having a greater appreciation.
  • Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
  • My photography is often a sociological look at American culture, and it's been very well published in the U.K.
  • I'm a dreamer with lots of energy and a vivid imagination. That's the recipe for becoming an entertainer.
  • What do I know about sex? I'm a married man.
  • I do what I do, and I do it well, and focus and take it one moment at a time.
  • To be a good Briton, a man must trade profitably, marry respectably, live cleanly, avoid excess, revere the established order, and wear his heart in his breeches pocket or anywhere but on his sleeve.
  • I enjoy doing martial arts films, but I like the straight stuff, too. I'd like to go back and do some Shakespeare, and maybe knock out a play or two. It's all about keeping balance.
  • I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me.
  • But the Committee for Industrial Organizations is here. It is now henceforth a definite instrumentality, destined greatly to influence the lives of our people and the internal and external course of the republic.