Best Way Quotes

  • The London games mark the 24th anniversary of my winning two golds and setting the world record in the heptathlon. Someone is going to want it; records are made to be broken - it's only a matter of time. I hope mine will outlive me.
  • As soon as he hit it, I thought I had it. But I lost it when it went into the lights. I did my best.
  • I think people like to see the lives of artists that are legends. They always go through the dark periods and I think just as humans we like to see that and them coming out of it. I love those kinds of movies.
  • Romantic fiction is the only purely feminine art form. All other art forms were shaped and are dominated by men.
  • Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters.
  • There is one thing that gets you out of bed in the morning, and that is discipline. Because your dreams and your goals are not there waking up for you in the morning.
  • I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.
  • There's only one Elizabeth like me and that's the Queen.
  • Romney said that his tax reform proposal is 'very similar to the Simpson-Bowles plan.' How I wish it were.
  • Romantic love, or sex, is the only good thing in a life that is being lived in a dark way.
  • I am still working with music, but Gordon and I no longer perform together.
  • I've found that small wins, small projects, small differences often make huge differences.
  • Confidence is sky high, but we're also all very grounded. We know, in football, nothing can be taken for granted.
  • I've never been an oligarch. The definition of an oligarch is someone who has co-operated with the government, and I never did.
  • The Olympic Games are always in the head of every sports athlete. We work for that. The Olympics are the most important race. They're each four years, and everybody wants to show their best performance.
  • Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
  • I want my outfit to match my mood.
  • I think cookies are sort of the unsung sweet, you know? They're incredibly popular. But everybody thinks of cakes and pies and fancier desserts before they think cookies. A plate of cookies is a great way to end dinner and really nice to share at the holidays.
  • I'm very used to playing the tomboy or the sarcastic cynic. That's my go-to. Playing the vulnerable of a real girl that's in real womanlike situations, where it's romanticized, I'm a little nervous about it.
  • Rose was sexy. It was my fantasy about her. She accomplished so much and came from so little in terms of a background that would have prepared her for the world, let alone the world of entertainment.
  • Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
  • I would love to be in public one day and see someone reading my book. I think that would be so ridiculously cool.
  • I fill my business emails with smiley faces and question marks so that I don't sound too severe.
  • Simple genome engineering of bacteria and yeast is just the beginning of the rise of the true biohackers. This is a community of several thousand people, with skill sets ranging from self-taught software hackers to biology postdocs who are impatient with the structure of traditional institutional lab work.
  • I was the kid who always liked to take the ball down to the school even in my free time, kick it against the wall, juggle it in the front yard and so it was kind of a perpetual state of playing soccer for me.
  • It used to be that creative music was most of the music that you heard back in the '30s and '40s, and now it's like 3 percent. So, its kind of a struggle getttin' it out there.
  • I am the type of artist where you can't tell me anything. I have always been that way. I am right. I don't need any input.
  • I was at the Apollo Theater all the time, skipping school, and I worked in a barbershop. That's how I started with doo-wop. Now I've come full circle. I did all kinds of music. I used to work on Broadway and Tin Pan Alley.
  • Our goal was to win, to win a Super Bowl, but also to win in the right way, to be role models to our community, to represent Indianapolis, the state of Indiana and the National Football League.
  • It is a different world than when I was growing up, and you started to just kind of maintain at thirty-five and just hope you can hope it together. People are a lot more vital than I am and doing all kinds of things and leading really important movements.
  • I get heartbroken flying into L.A. It's just this feeling of unspecific loss. Can you imagine what the San Fernando Valley was when it was all wheat fields? Can you imagine what John Steinbeck saw?
  • Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio.
  • Ronald Reagan had a kind of shallow movie-star charisma - a combination of makeup and the skill of a good actor - but it wasn't the real thing, and was something that he could turn off when the cameras weren't running.
  • I love tennis. I've played it my whole life. Loved it since the age of three. I had an injury, so from the age of 13 to 24 I didn't play much. Then when I moved out to L.A., there were so many tennis courts that I rekindled the love.
  • I've noticed that when people make vampire movies, they're always determining which of the rules they're going to stick to and which they'll abandon.
  • Give light and people will find the way.
  • Everything you need to get that relaxed driving that brings consistency only comes with practice.
  • There are plenty of bad actors and there are plenty of bad directors. There are actors who will always be bad and there are good actors who you cry for because they're being badly directed or the material isn't good enough.
  • For years I'd thought my color was black: deep, dark, thoughtful, mysterious. Black, you can hide behind. But now I know it is red.
  • I never knew when I was gong to leave. I might be walking over to a kid's house, then of all a sudden I would just stick out my thumb and hitchhike across three states.
  • Rosa Parks' courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later.
  • I tend to agree with many aspects of President Obama's policies.
  • I always see the glass half full. I see the beauty in others, and I see the hope for tomorrow. If we don't have hope and faith, we have nothing.
  • I certainly have the feeling that I'm the same person even though I've changed a great deal.
  • Sending our youth to war is wrong.
  • I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.
  • Ronald Reagan wasn't qualified to be governor, let alone president.
  • If your work becomes a source of enjoyment and a challenge, it will never seem like work - it will be fun. If you ever feel that your work is a burden, there is no point carrying on with it.