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  • I've struggled for confidence and had great doubts about myself. But, personally, I'm not riddled with guilt.
  • It all went back to problems we had talked about before, you know, such as the British not believing in formation bombing and not believing in daytime bombing.
  • I'm always being realistic.
  • Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult, and dangerous, and doing it anyway, because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it.
  • Knowledge is what we get when an observer, preferably a scientifically trained observer, provides us with a copy of reality that we can all recognize.
  • I remember rehearsing it, and it was the one that we were really excited about and thought would sound the best, and once it was down on tape, it was like, This doesn't actually sound that good.
  • I started off life at Pixar with interesting technical problems. But as time has moved on, I found that the social and management problem was far more complex and interesting.
  • Once I realised that my job as a model was to emote in front of the camera, I thought, 'Well now, I just have to add words, and I can do films.' But also, my success as a model made me more confident about becoming an actress because, just in case I failed, I thought, 'Well, you know, if I failed as an actress, I can do another job.'
  • In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn't know what that meant. I think I thought it meant that I would be in a situation different than the one that I was in.
  • I make a wonderful cure-all called Four Thieves, just like my mum did. It's cider vinegar, 36 cloves of garlic and four herbs, representing four looters of plague victims' homes in 1665 who had their sentences reduced from burning at the stake to hanging for explaining the recipe that kept them from catching the plague.
  • I had a lot of fun working with John Candy. We had a pretty good rapport.
  • In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
  • There is a great demand everywhere in the world for individual mobility. People like the fact they are not on somebody else's schedule. They can come and go as they please.
  • People who live together naturally catch the looks and air of one another and without having one feature alike, they contract a something in the whole countenance which strikes one as a resemblance.
  • My wish is to be a catalyst, to push for solutions, to broker peace talks, to ensure accountability, especially for those who committed and are still organizing unspeakable crimes.
  • Language usage always has a political context.
  • I still rate the bit in the first 'Tomb Raider' where the T Rex comes round the end of the valley and roars as one of the most awesome gaming experiences, and I still adore 'Tomb Raider' for putting that in my life.
  • My camping days are over, but I might consider glamping.
  • A traveller on foot in this country seems to be considered as a sort of wild man or out-of-the way being, who is stared at, pitied, suspected, and shunned by everybody that meets him.
  • I know if mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy.
  • I want my stories to be understood and enjoyed by anyone, so I need 'beta-readers' who will tell me when the plot is working or not working, and when my writing is concise or vague.
  • I'm just trying to really take it one day at a time, because for me - and I know this sounds cliche, whatever - I achieved my ultimate goal, and nothing can really top that, you know?
  • I have been fighting to protect women's healthcare and reproductive rights for decades.
  • That Rome was comparatively great and wealthy is certain.
  • Whatever adults don't understand, because they didn't grow up with it, is the thing they're going to be afraid of and try to legislate out of existence. It happened with videogames, it happened with television, it happened with pinball parlours and rock and roll.
  • I write all the time, even if it means recording in the hotel room. I write on the plane, anywhere, anytime I'm inspired or have ideas.
  • I read a funny story about how the Republicans freed the slaves. The Republicans are the ones who created slavery by law in the 1600's. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and he was not a Republican.
  • The difference between humans and wild animals is that humans pray before they commit murder.
  • I don't think you can beat your audience over the head with hard-hitting cartoons day after day after day.
  • I don't think people maybe think that the government does tell them the truth. I think they expect politicians who are going to tell them one thing and then when they get in office do something else.
  • They may not use the word better. But they certainly believe that they'll go to heaven and Jews will not.
  • Everyone is innocent unless proven otherwise.
  • Art should be witty, like a good Eddie Murphy movie, to make your life a little easier and better.
  • Building up an organisation is like starting a social movement. At the center of everything is the core team. I have the honor of working with some phenomenal people at Purpose who are at the top of their fields. That energy and common purpose among the team is what inspires me and where the magic happens.
  • Cougars are all the rage! I'm so glad that Hollywood and America are embracing women when they get in their 40s instead of putting us out to pasture.
  • I'm having fun just being a musician as well as an artist at this point.
  • I want it to be said when I leave this world that 'he was not just a money-making machine.'
  • I've always felt, even as a songwriter, that the rhythm of speech is in itself a language for me.
  • I love that works of art are printed so that anyone can buy them. The variety of what they put on little postcards astounds me.
  • I'm not a religious person, but I prefer God to money.
  • If something's not right, I don't believe in maintaining something for the sake of what's considered a traditional family, because I believe that there are different ways to raise children. It's far more effective to raise children in happy homes.
  • What happens to us all, I think, when we pick up a pen, is that we just become snobs.
  • I keep trying to write a bad boy and they always come out nice. I don't see the appeal of someone who is going to demean me in some way.
  • Finding a good band is Iike finding a good wife. You got to keep trying till you find the right one.
  • This land, this water, this air, this planet - this is our legacy to our young.
  • I did a commercial when I was, like, 5 or 6 years old for... what was it called?... Cabbage Patch Kids! That was the first thing I ever did. Little bit embarrassing.
  • It's time to focus on real solutions that will create jobs and build our economy for real strength and stability - not just for the fortunate few, but for every American.
  • The philosophical point is that our happiness and wellbeing is not based on incomes rising. This is not just the wisdom of sages but of ordinary people. Prosperity is more social and psychological: it's about identification, affiliation, participation in society and a sense of purpose.