Been Quotes

  • Death doesn't frighten me; now I can think peacefully of ending a long life.
  • I'm really a director's actor. I rely heavily on a director.
  • I'm not everybody's cup of tea. But sometimes criticism can be hurtful. Be respectful. I'm a good piano player, I can sing well, I write good songs. If you don't like it, fair enough. But give me a break.
  • People will try to bring you down, but you gotta go up.
  • I hate ready-made suits, button-down collars, and sports shirts.
  • I went through a brief phase when I thought of other career options: being an air hostess and even a psychologist. But eventually, my destiny led me to acting. Moreover, my dad being an actor, I have grown up in a very filmi environment. I was encouraged to watch films since I was a child.
  • I'm certainly not thrilled with everything the Eagles did, but there are some things I'm quite proud of.
  • Well, I think that everybody is kind of a nerd at heart.
  • No reporter is flying around in borrowed twin-engine airplanes.
  • I'm into heavy duty, psychedelic, foreign music. That's what I like listening to.
  • I've reached the point where I hardly care whether I live or die. The world will keep on turning without me, and I can't do anything to change events anyway.
  • I'm Bob's son. He's my inspiration. What can I give back to the community?
  • In space-flight terms, six landings on the moon back in the Sixties and Seventies doesn't mean much.
  • It's tough to know the value of water until it's gone.
  • I want to score more goals; the main ambition is goals.
  • It is with great disappointment that I call on Representative Anthony Weiner to resign. The behavior he has exhibited is indefensible and Representative Weiner's continued service in Congress is untenable.
  • British comedy - which has been a big inspiration to me for many years - is very different to Australian comedy and different again to American comedy.
  • When I go to a film, you're taking it easy and you let things wash over you. That's what cinema's all about. You get involved in a world that's being created in front of you.
  • He is good and wise who always speaks the truth, acts on the dictates of virtue, and tries to make others good and happy.
  • Most chartreuse recipes call for one bird, a fat one, like a pigeon or a partridge, secreted inside the casing, a vegetable mold, which is then turned out onto a plate.
  • I have lots of interests, but it's true that dancing is a very full-time job.
  • The country up here is beautiful; everything green and pleasant; and if you saw it now, you would not believe that in two months' time it could have such a parched and barren appearance as it will then assume.
  • I hate the Bible. I always did.
  • In some states militant nationalism has gone to the lengths of dictatorship, the cult of the absolute or totalitarian state and the glorification of war.
  • I was a big fan of Jean-Claude Van-Damme growing up, and I always wanted to be a martial artist 'cause of him.
  • I'm pretty disciplined and am almost always on schedule.
  • The modern model of misogyny has to do with marginalizing people who are sexual and thinking of them as dumb, or not serious, or not cool or tweedy enough to take seriously, for fear of seeming like one of the guys from 'Jersey Shore.' The sex is so much more present in sexism than, I think, ever before.
  • I think that most actors don't have very good opinions of themselves.
  • We are proud to have with us the poet lariat of Chicago.
  • One of the things Kuhn said about normal science is that people 'expect' things to be discovered.
  • I'm feeling pretty fortunate. I've been having lots of lovely auditions and meetings, so I'm savoring the moment.
  • Human beings should stick together. Honestly, if I see a red-haired person with blue eyes now, I say, 'Is your granny black?'
  • The great thing about Batman and Superman, in truth, is that they are literally transcendent. They are better than most of the stories they are in.
  • Many journalists seem to believe that we have become little different from our enemies.
  • In some way, my fundamental feeling about music is that it's impossible to put a price tag on it. Human beings made music before they made a lot of other things, including tools.
  • This mission was the project of a decade's work.
  • Donald Trump, you don't stand for our values.
  • It is no surprise that animation is Hollywood's most successful and innovative genre.
  • I'm in no hurry to get anywhere. I don't have any plans. I don't have a map. If you did in this business, you'd destroy yourself.
  • Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
  • Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.
  • I think everyone knows how much of a joint effort being in politics is. It requires all kinds of sacrifices and all kinds of support.
  • Well, we won the war. You know what that means. In twenty years, we'll all be driving Iraqi cars.
  • I would like to say to people, open your eyes and find beauty where you normally don't expect it.
  • I don't like to go to the gym very much if I can help it.
  • More power to the people who get to choose their roles. I don't.
  • I write traditional drama, and the small enclosed communities work well with this form. I enjoy exploring secrets. On small islands, privacy is important, and there are secrets that everyone can guess but nobody talks about.
  • Diet and supplements and exercise programs aren't what is achieving longevity. Having a faith-based community can add four to 14 years.