Average Quotes

  • My grandmother impressed upon me the importance of family, and my grandfather encouraged my hunger for learning.
  • It seems like there's a lot of people who just do not understand satire. They think it's weird. There's people who just don't understand you portray something or just explore a character, it means you're condoning it, saying this is the way to live.
  • I'm not rich, though everybody thinks I am.
  • There is good science you can do in space. There is stuff there you cannot do on Earth and we can gain understanding from it.
  • I started acting when I was, like, five in monologue competitions at this private elementary school.
  • Anything I do in life, the first person I share it with is my elder brother. He always tells me the way to take it forward.
  • I'm Anna Paquin. I'm bisexual and I give a damn.
  • Well, you know, it's fun to sign autographs still for me. I don't sign that many.
  • Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day.
  • I grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household, and that is my family's faith.
  • If the Bush Administration cannot ensure Americans that they will be safe from the flu, how will they protect our country against a possible bio-terror or chemical attack? The American people deserve better.
  • I'm a hero with coward's legs.
  • We cannot allow our kids not to have an educational opportunity.
  • David Cromer, from Chicago, I think is the most gifted young director in America.
  • Everybody these days wants to be a star, including myself. Don't get me wrong, I'm a chef but you want to market yourself and your projects.
  • I'm going to do as much as I can for the animal world, and I'll never stop.
  • It is to be observed that every case of war averted is a gain in general, for it helps to form a habit of peace, and community habits long continued become standards of conduct.
  • Hunger also changes the world - when eating can't be a habit, then neither can seeing.
  • Once you decide to work for yourself, you never go back to work for somebody else.
  • This is a tremendous opportunity to be named head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, and it's a role I have been studying for over the course of my playing days.
  • We should have a banquet on the day haters die.
  • I have a day job Monday to Friday. I work at a record label in Brooklyn called Ba Da Bing. It's a great indie label and I listen to music all day. I meet people online and find out about the cool new music blogs.
  • I've written a lot of books in my time, and to write a book about Joe McCarthy and have some of the major media paying attention, I'm not used to that.
  • I'm obsessed with nature and living in the wild, which I just think is crazy. Imagine if a bear attacked you! That's an actual possible way you could die.
  • My grandmother influenced me so deeply.
  • In a hundred years, how do you want the world to be? Everybody should get together to make the world a better place.
  • My wife and I now live in the summers in northern Michigan in an environment which is wonderfully conducive to research, and where most of my work in the last 15 years has been done.
  • I'm a non-confrontational person. If I order salmon and I get chicken, I'm going to eat the chicken.
  • I signed 'Aurangzeb' because I loved the story. I thought it was an untold tale. For whatever reason, the audience did not like the film. Fair enough, but I still enjoyed the process.
  • There are no rules in live television.
  • I have a philosophy that has guided me throughout all of my scientific career, and that is, I think of myself as a fairly thoughtful person. I don't go into projects impetuously, and I try to select important problems.
  • The girls in kindergarten would chase us boys around trying to kiss us. I'm proud to say I was the first to stop running.
  • An asteroid can literally destroy 80 or 90 percent of the species that are alive on Earth. These are big events. I mean, this is called extinction.
  • It is natural for us, as human beings, to look forward. Our eyes naturally look ahead. In this sense, we are made for moving toward a goal.
  • I grew up with 'Star Trek,' so to get to do anything in it was fun for me.
  • My grandmother taught me to knit, and as I knit, my mind returns to my childhood.
  • I couldn't be a director because I couldn't put up with the actors. I don't have the patience. Why, I'd probably kill the actors. Not to mention some of the beautiful actresses.
  • I don't mind where I work, it's really nice to be able to travel around and taste the flavours of different countries.
  • The thing that's great about those guys at Miramax is the Weinstein brothers. They are the two funniest guys I've ever met in my life.
  • Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!
  • Eddie is a natural leader. Jeff and I have been very much in control of previous bands we've worked in. But the way Eddie grew into being the leader of this band was the most gradual, slow and respectful process that I've ever been involved in.
  • I stand second to none in condemning sexual harassment of women.
  • If I can create some space that people haven't experienced before and if it stays with them or gives them a dream for the future, that's the kind of structure I seek to create.
  • My two primary areas of focus have been open-space conservation and education, and I expect those to remain my priorities in the future. The Irvine open space and parklands provide serenity and balance to our unique Orange County lifestyle.
  • I think acting is overrated. I'm not sure I enjoyed it. You never get to write your own roles. It's wonderful for some people, but I found it nerve-wracking. I was too busy worrying that no one would give me their words to speak.
  • I believe that Sean Quinn wouldn't be a man at all if he let someone steal his family's assets.
  • The history of American art, in a way, begins with Jackson Pollock and his big paintings. This theme of bigness - all painters and sculptors have dealt with it ever since.
  • For a long time, I couldn't actually deal with playing concerts; it was a totally alien concept to me, 'cause I was used to playing in clubs and dance halls.