Being Quotes

  • It's an unfortunate reality of life that toxins are constantly building up in our bodies.
  • I am a creator of TV shows. 'Lifestyle' ran for 14 years... that was pleasurable. We also had 'Runaway' for eight years. We did two years of a show called 'The Start of Something Big', and we did a network series called 'Fame, Fortune and Romance.'
  • Time and space - time to be alone, space to move about - these may well become the great scarcities of tomorrow.
  • I prefer to think of myself as a musician who is still learning and trying to do something every time out.
  • Being female was just one more way I felt different and weird. I was also a young 'un, and also my cartoons were not like typical 'New Yorker' cartoons.
  • Being a child star is great. It's being a former child star that sucks.
  • I've read that a naked eye can see six thousand stars in the hundred billion galaxies, but I couldn't believe it, what with the sky white with starlight. I saw a million stars with one eye and two million with both.
  • The world is changing so quickly, it's hard to get anything right for long.
  • With celebrity being our new religion, it's increasingly difficult to start up on your own. Talented young designers are more likely to either go and work for celebrity brands or huge fashion houses than ever before.
  • Being cynical isn't necessarily being negative or bitter. It's a person who is wary of mistaking love for something that it's not and getting their heart broken.
  • No one wants to watch anybody play baseball in a movie. What is interesting is what baseball means or sports in general means to those people doing it.
  • When I wrote my first book, 'Koolaids,' I felt rejected and not wanted.
  • I wish I knew where to get a good one myself; for I find cold Sheets extreamly disagreeable.
  • It amazes me that the most Christian funerals are the most barbaric funeral rites of passage that are celebrated anywhere in the world.
  • From the way that we build cars or going after space travel, I get excited about the transportation space because it's the second-highest household expense after housing.
  • To be the world No. 1 has always been a dream for me.
  • Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
  • Shakespeare is the outstanding example of how that can be done. In all of Shakespeare's plays, no matter what tragic events occur, no matter what rises and falls, we return to stability in the end.
  • I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody.
  • A lot of people fall in love because you're sharing your body with someone. And sometimes you get it twisted, and you think that that's real love.
  • We're just beginning to learn the importance of music in our society.
  • I have a stunt double. His name is Glen Levy, and he has the hardest punch in the world. Seriously - it's actually been recorded by National Geographic. He calls it the Hammer Fist. And he's my stunt double! He makes me look awesome.
  • I think, like most actors, it's really exciting to be challenged.
  • I have one. I may get another during the off-season, I might get my son's name but I'm not sure yet. The one I have is my Hebrew name, which I share with my grandfather, and it's not the best tattoo.
  • Health is very important to me.
  • This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments - and you get the tears at the end, too.
  • Before I became a game designer, I was a software engineer.
  • I don't care what it is in life: listen to your heart. If you do, no matter what, you win.
  • I don't really like 'acting' - I like things to feel as natural as possible.
  • I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent - a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident - that is very sexy - but at the same time, he's very kind to people.
  • Being from Serbia makes us tough and eager to prove that we can come from this country that has been through so much and still be successful.
  • Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
  • Here in America, every single actor, since they were little boys, they sing and dance and perform like angels. We don't do that. We are actors who work in a theater in very classic performances or plays.
  • Ever since I can remember feeling love for my parents, I've been frightened of losing them.
  • It ain't what you do it's how you do it.
  • I have learned to watch myself and give myself constructive criticism. Although I have to cover my face and peek sometimes!
  • I have come to one conclusion: All that I am, all that I aspire to be, all that I was before, is by the grace of God. There are so many women in Africa, and outside Africa, who are more intelligent than I am.
  • Being an artist is in part an act of rupture.
  • It's much easier to make jokes about sensitive issues if there is some dissent, some conflict.
  • Before the people at large, and for that matter, the artists themselves, understand what photography really means, as I understand that term, it is essential for them to be taught the real meaning of art.
  • Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to.
  • I mean Iggy and The Stooges first couple of albums I think sold twenty five thousand between the two of them you know and so to talk in terms of an underground I mean you have to go really to the independent labels and things like that.
  • I'll photograph weddings, friends - I'm not too good for anything.
  • The news that comes out of Pakistan is always geared toward terrorism and fundamentalism. But when you give people freedom of expression and the freedom to go out and be social and to express themselves, you will see a change. I see that coming about in my country.
  • I don't think geometric art is... I don't like to call it that. I don't think it's any more pure than pop art or anything else. It doesn't have anything to do with purity.
  • People tend to see power carried out by conspiracy. It's easy to believe in.
  • For the freedoms our founding fathers not only dreamed about, but made into reality. It is that same pursuit of freedom today that is helping to make our world a safer place.
  • But these realities will make themselves felt soon enough and while I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to resist the pressure of practical necessity.