Anybody Quotes

  • The fact is that America has been at her most prosperous when government and the private sector have been not at war, but in a wary, if often underplayed, alliance. History is unmistakable on this point.
  • I think for me, the thing that gets me in the right mindset is just watching something funny, something light, something that makes me feel good. Regardless of what it is - when you feel good, when you feel upbeat, creativity flows!
  • Vices are simply the errors which a man makes in his search after his own happiness. Unlike crimes, they imply no malice toward others, and no interference with their persons or property.
  • We're good at taking care of little kids, and spend a lot of energy teaching them things like how to read. But when kids get as tall as their parents and can look them in the eyes, we tend to drop the ball - at a time they most need a loving consistent community of adults, be it parents, aunts, uncles, or others.
  • When I started Milk! Records, it was a pretty non-profit making venture.
  • I would definitely trade clothes with Lucy Hale. Her fashion sense is right on point, and I feel like she's never afraid to take risks with her clothes.
  • It's a project that touched me as an immigrant and as a New Yorker.
  • I do pick my projects very meticulously. I want my projects to be meaningful.
  • I was a student of Sanford Meisner for three years at the Neighborhood Playhouse, and I studied with Lee Strasburg for five years and became a member of the Actors Studio. What I studied came right from the horse's mouth. My students have a lot to learn from me, and I am so eager to share it.
  • I was a total bad girl growing up.
  • I play a lot of charity golf mainly. I'm a bandit 18 if I play two or three times a week.
  • Ninety percent of the time, you're going to hear no. It took me seven years to make 'Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored.' Nobody wanted to see the movie made. I got the movie made.
  • We choose mania over boredom every time.
  • I am humbled and deeply honored to have been asked to serve the congregants of Shearith Israel, a congregation with an incomparable history, where some of America's most distinguished rabbis have pastored and preached.
  • I think it's wonderful that people in pickup trucks are buying two flats of dog food and a copy of 'Bastard.' I want my view of the world to be right up there next to gallon boxes of Tide.
  • I don't like people telling me what to do, or trying to MAKE me write songs.
  • Any society where it's a crime or a hassle to be different is a society based on psychological fascism.
  • The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.
  • But in the end it's still a game of golf, and if at the end of the day you can't shake hands with your opponents and still be friends, then you've missed the point.
  • My concern is how we learn to be genuine human beings.
  • Any time I find medicine that's helpful, I share it with everyone I know.
  • When it mattered the most, my mother was there for me. It was the moment that erased all those days she wasn't there.
  • I would say that a good shoe is exactly like a good wine. These shoes are going to stay and last for a long time.
  • I do have a side of me that would just love to be stuck in the woods and have to stick it out and be really resourceful.
  • I'm a London lad, but I'm fascinated by America. I want to take a motorcycling trip across the country and see those wide open spaces.
  • What keeps me up at night is poverty and unemployment.
  • To see, and to show, is the mission now undertaken by Life.
  • I'm a very outgoing person. I'm always happy, I'm one of those people who are always smiling. If somebody described me to somebody else, they'd say the kid with the curly hair with the big smile on his face. I get along with everybody.
  • I was just in the middle of singing a song about how broke we were and now my cell phone rings.
  • Through a long and painful process, I've learned that happiness is an inside job - not based on anything or anyone in the outer material world. I've become a different and better person - not perfect, but still a work in progress.
  • I do believe that we need to lower taxes on our hard working Iowans immediately.
  • I could have easily been a statistic. Growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., it was easy - a little too easy - to get into trouble. Surrounded by poor schools, lack of resources, high unemployment rates, poverty, gangs and more, I watched as many of my peers fell victim to a vicious cycle of diminished opportunities and imprisonment.
  • When I joined Granada - which, you don't want to start crying about these things, but Granada was a very, very hot place to be, it was my good fortune to be there at that time - the BBC was firmly asleep.
  • I remember my first time in the Champions League. I was 18, and it was Arsenal against Milan at The Emirates. The night before, I remember I put my music on my iPod. I was lying in bed, and I listened to the Champions League music. That was my Champions League debut, my first time. It was beautiful.
  • It is easy to say that there are the rich and the poor, and so something should be done. But in history, there are always the rich and the poor. If the poor were not as poor, we would still call them the poor. I mean, whoever has less can be called the poor. You will always have the 10% that have less and the 10% that have the most.
  • The President has a wonderful sense of humor, which is one of the reasons it is so much fun to work for him.
  • I deal in volume. To sell volume, it must be affordable. So that's my whole life, is to make it affordable.
  • I love teaching.
  • I'd like to reach out to more women and different body types.
  • I believe without exception that theory follows practice. Whenever there is a conflict between theory and practice, theory is wrong. As far as I'm concerned, we make theories for what people have done.
  • The ukulele was the first of many instruments they had bought for me. They got me a guitar when I was eleven, which my son Morgan uses until this day. They paid for 3 years of guitar lessons; they bought me a bass fiddle, which I still play.
  • I hope that some day the practice of producing cowpox in human beings will spread over the world - when that day comes, there will be no more smallpox.
  • We are far more liable to catch the vices than the virtues of our associates.
  • Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
  • Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
  • Last year I traveled to the Middle East to visit with troops in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
  • The labels are in a jam. For a company to do well in music now, it's got to be in all aspects of the business. And Live Nation is the risk-taker. It's leading the charge.
  • I'm proud to report that in 2004 alone, we approved 3,600 new units of housing - our best year ever!