Anybody Quotes

  • When I fight someone, I want to break his will. I want to take his manhood. I want to rip out his heart and show it to him.
  • I remember the first time my mind was blown by an actor was Tim Curry, because I loved 'Clue' when I was a kid, and then I was watching the movie 'Legend,' and the Devil suddenly smiles, and I was like, 'It's the same guy!' It was a total Keyser Soeze moment.
  • Any that is why I think any kind of a stimulus package is going to have to help people who are without work, without a job, help them have health insurance.
  • My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains.
  • The past is still visible. The buildings haven't changed, the layout of the streets hasn't changed. So memory is very available to me as I walk around.
  • When beautiful movie stars allow themselves to look terrible, people think they're really acting.
  • Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
  • The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
  • Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports, and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to maintain stature as a national game.
  • I'm in the middle of a 25-city book tour, and I like watching what people buy in bookstores. I see people buy books that I strongly suspect they will never read, and as an author, I must tell you, I don't mind this one bit. We buy books aspirationally.
  • Anyone who thinks they're sexy needs their head checked.
  • How I hate those who are dedicated to producing conformity.
  • 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.
  • If I'm not in the dead heat of working on something, I can end up spending tons and tons of time on the Web, and I hate it. I feel the same shame I did in grad school when I was pretty much addicted to reruns of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'. I wish someone would make the Web just go away. Just remove it from the earth.
  • When I went to college in 1988, most people were probably trying to figure out how they were going to decorate their rooms, who was going to be on their floor, what classes they were going to take. My big preoccupation at that point was figuring out how I could get my absentee ballot so that I could vote in Ohio for Michael Dukakis at that time.
  • What I think we can do is help individuals understand the church teaching, but also maybe help the church understand the viewpoint of lay men and women about what they want in regard to priests, or how do they want the hierarchy to deal with them?
  • Any project that you shoot, it's never going to be completely finished the way that... I don't think I've ever worked on anything where every scene has been kept in the order that it was originally in, or that it hasn't been cut down in some way.
  • Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity.
  • I come to work, and I have a good time. I have no reason to change anything that I do.
  • Don't time travel into the past, roaming through the nuances as if they can change. Don't bookmark pages you've already read.
  • I don't see myself going back to blonde outside of work though. I really like the red.
  • Our experience of many life circumstances is a function of our personal perspective and not the circumstance itself.
  • 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 know I'm not everybody's cup of tea. I'm just me.
  • 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 like to buy records for people, make a present of the music.
  • The President has a wonderful sense of humor, which is one of the reasons it is so much fun to work for him.
  • Lee's great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management.
  • Vatican II declares the Church... as necessary for salvation.
  • The press don't wake up in the morning simply to be a mouthpiece for pols - they're out to uncover and expose news. That often is at odds with what politicians are setting out to do - it's both symbiotic and antagonistic. They need each other, they work in concert with one another, they work against one another.
  • Why does anybody want to be famous? You know what's important to me? Having lunch! Pasta! Seeing my friends! Is that so crazy?
  • All music is escapism for me, but I like the way that, on a good night, that sense of escapism can be shared.
  • When I hit a home run I usually didn't care where it went. So long as it was a home run was all that mattered.
  • It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.
  • I'm interested in where we are, where we're going, where we've come from.
  • I owe everything to France.
  • I don't want to be famous per se, but I want to write books for as long as I can. And I plan on writing a lot.
  • 'Casebook' is my attempt at a love story. I had a vision of a difficult love.
  • The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds.
  • Science is telling us that we can do phenomenal things if we put our minds and our resources to it.
  • Any society that starts forbidding certain words or expressions is a society you should be wary about, whether it's the KGB or social consensus that enforces it.
  • I try to think of the social function of fiction as drawing the individual toward larger social and political questions. But I'm also very comfortable in saying that my novel - any novel - doesn't matter as much as larger questions of how we can see justice done.
  • Hair is also a problem. I remember once, when I was reporting from Beirut at the height of the civil war, someone wrote in to the BBC complaining about my appearance.
  • Singing harmony is not the same as singing a part in a choral group, where you know you're going to have to hit this note and then that note. There are nuances that change every day. Maybe today you have a slight cold or voice fatigue, or you've done something and there's a slight difference in your breathing.
  • No more pronouncements on lousy verse. No more hidden competition. No more struggling not to be a square.
  • Whenever anybody gets involved in politics, its always exciting for me because we take for granted our freedoms and our abilities to effect change through political activism.
  • Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.
  • I've always been a happy-go-lucky person. I haven't got any dark tales, I didn't draw on my own past, I'm from a very normal stable background and had an amazing childhood, and I haven't got any complaints really.