Banana Quotes

  • I see harm reduction as a way of engaging people as part of that path to recovery.
  • Shakespeare's plays are more violent than 'Scarface.'
  • I began to think that there was a place for 'Footloose' to get retold again, that there was actually a more conducive political climate, an emotional climate to explore a town that has experienced a trauma and a shock, and starts overreacting.
  • Lewandowski is very complete. He can hold on to the ball and build play; he can dribble. He can score goals from anywhere. He is fast, strong in the air.
  • I think every time we send a spacecraft to an asteroid or comet, we learn more.
  • Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.
  • Life is very, very complicated, and so films should be allowed to be, too.
  • I really don't do much on the night of Thanksgiving other than bring the wine and carve the turkey. My contribution comes the day after, in the form of breakfast. I usually just forage through the leftovers for things that will go well with eggs.
  • Kids are really tougher than adults, but we tend to forget this in an affluent society that lets kids indulge themselves.
  • Reality always outstrips fiction. Whatever you make up, something more incredible always pops up in real life.
  • I notice that most of the men who tease me about my hair, don't have any.
  • When I left SEIU, we had started this quality public service agenda to say to our members what I think the United Auto Workers learned: that quality is our only job security in the long run.
  • It used to be that if you were on a sitcom you couldn't get work in film because it was so different. Now it's almost like you have to be on TV to do other film work.
  • I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
  • When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits.
  • I don't want to see anyone leaving single tonight. I want everyone to leave impregnated.
  • The teams who play against us don't give us any gifts, but we were too kind.
  • Most people seem unaware that corporate influence and wealth has taken over public policy, such that government policy now favors the wealthy few at the expense of the people.
  • I think documentary filmmaking is a braver way to make films because it's real, and you're really there.
  • I think that our primary concern is that the membership in our industry become active. I'm not talking about the candidates being active. I'm talking about the few hundred thousand people who work in the industry around the United States.
  • The seminaries must be like the churches' poor relations, prolonging their existence with austerity.
  • I like parties, but I'm shy, and I often find myself standing around, feeling awkward.
  • We must all build national unity, build all revolutionary forces, into one powerful wave to sweep away our main enemy, political imperialism and economic imperialism.
  • Life isn't perfect, of course, but we all know it's how you react to things that counts.
  • Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better, no matter how young or old you are.
  • I'm not an outstanding personality, and I'm certainly no beauty. Acting ability is all I've got to trade on.
  • I adore the work of Lucas and Spielberg. I'm certainly not trying to minimize their talents, but I'd love to see what they could do when they aren't leading us from reality.
  • I guess everything having to do with your background has some influence on how you tell stories but it's hard to parse how growing up in a Jewish community in Minnesota really affected it.
  • Awards bolster your confidence in wonderful ways. But they aren't the world.
  • I'm a Gemini. Know what that means? There are two very different sides to me.
  • I've done a bunch of consulting; I've actually spent time in Singapore, England, Denmark, all over.
  • I am a marathon worker and marathon mother. I'll spend three or four days completely swallowed up by work. And if I make it home in time to say good night, I may have one good hour with the girls, maybe a brief family dinner or a family walk with the dog, and then it is back on the computer to prepare for tomorrow's shows.
  • He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
  • I'm still very much a believer in the spontaneity of certain kinds of writing. But then you have to eventually, when you're writing a long play, make adjustments along the way - all kinds of adjustments.