Better Quotes

  • I kind of knew it wasn't going to be until my 30s that I really hit my stride as an actor.
  • Each additional idea is a gift to the future. Each additional idea producer is a source of wealth for future generations.
  • This is just the beginning, the beginning of understanding that cyberspace has no limits, no boundaries.
  • The greatest mistake I made was not to die in office.
  • Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
  • These people are headstrong and if they feel the curb loosed but one link they will with bit in the teeth in one month run further out of the career of good order than they will be brought back in three months.
  • I'm not a beautiful person and I never have been.
  • Everyone gives 'Picket Fences' credit for being so willing to delve into issues that now would be no big deal. But it was then. It was ahead of its time.
  • I don't know what I'm doing, but I'm damn well gonna do it!
  • At the same time as we clearly condemn actions of violence by groups in Palestinian against Israel.
  • Every day, you have to prove yourself and convince - move forward and challenge yourself. And doubt all the time.
  • Love is a quicksilver word; though you see plainly where it is, you have only to put your finger on it to find that it is not there but someplace else.
  • No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
  • I think all writing is necessarily autobiographical to a greater or lesser extent, and the less it tries to be confessional, the more likely it is that you're somehow sneaking the things you need to say in there.
  • The tragedy is not that love doesn't last. The tragedy is the love that lasts.
  • As we thought about how to help portfolio companies grow and scale while simultaneously supporting corporate discovery and experimentation, it became clear that we would need to collaborate with a technology infrastructure provider like AWS to help us build a platform for experimentation.
  • Being taken for granted is an unpleasant but sincere form of praise. Ironically, the more reliable you are, and the less you complain, the more likely you are to be taken for granted.
  • I dress for a certain type of girl that I like. Women dress for us, they dress to attract us, so we should at least show that gratitude to them, you know what I'm saying?
  • The human race should just slow down and think about what it is doing.
  • It's lovely to be told you're wonderful by someone when you're used to being told how awful you are.
  • Sculpture is an art of the open air. Daylight, sunlight, is necessary to it, and for me, its best setting and complement is nature.
  • My favourite film is 'Le Diner de Cons,' a French movie.
  • I'm a high-risk taker on the court in the sense of trying to squeeze things in there.
  • My kids - even though it's a family business - they don't even know what day or time 'Survivor' is even on. They just know it's on TiVo.
  • It seemed to me that the real philosophical breakthroughs of the 20th century were in terms of the understanding of language. What is language? Where does it come from, how does it work, what does it do?
  • I started with golf because I saw my brothers play, I was always watching them. It was my life. Growing up, we always played competitions like chipping, hitting.
  • Do whatever rejuvenates you. It might be a cooking class, cocktails with the girls, or just private time with the hubby. We all have our moments where we run out of steam because we've given everything we've got to everyone else. Whoever decided that was a good thing? It's not. Everyone needs to refuel.
  • My family never missed a visit in eight months, ever. I cried coming out. I didn't cry coming in. There's a big difference. I believe that God put me there for a reason, Incarceration is serious.
  • I just love playing live.
  • We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
  • There is no better news, than the fact that Jesus can actually turn a life upside down and save it.
  • In 'Next to Normal,' I had millions of breakdowns and panic attacks, but nobody ever heard about those.
  • I must apologise because I know all writers have memories of being on the outer because it's the children on the side of the playground who become the dangerous writers.
  • Bishops are like umpires. You have to have them to call the close decisions.
  • Dysfunctional co-dependent relationships always appeal to me. I don't know exactly how it started. I start writing sketches of characters and little scene-lets, and then it builds.
  • That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson.
  • I think at that time I obviously wasn't aware of what I really needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial 'cause if I hadn't done it then, maybe I'd never have done it.
  • Everything is relative except relatives, and they are absolute.
  • I can't read a note of music. I just do it all from ear.
  • Thankfully I'm not endlessly ambitious, but I have done some crazy ambitious things like buying an island off the west coast of Scotland in the late Sixties.
  • I've worked with a lot of real heavy hitters, and Quentin is maybe heads and shoulders, at least a forehead, above just about anybody I've ever worked with.
  • I like when life is sort of spontaneous. I like the unexpected. I'm comfortable in that!
  • I find acting conservatories really important. I've gone to four different ones, and all of them provided totally different tools for me.
  • I don't think being black has held me back at all. Being black makes you strong.
  • I think that dwelling on other people's perception of you is the road to complete madness, unfortunately. I try and resist that.
  • It's as important to sell yourselves as much as the service. The business model's going to change 50 times, and the market's going to change, but you need to convince that investor that you are smart enough and excited enough about the opportunity that you'll figure it out.
  • The friends I knew who tutored were well paid for work that seemed far less grueling than waitressing or late-night newspaper copy editing or all the other side gigs I attempted in my early twenties.
  • We have to get women's stories out there so a guy will read it, laugh, and think, 'I'm not laughing at a chick story but a story.'