Build Quotes

  • I've been so fortunate in that people respond to what I do.
  • Generally speaking, they have as many stars as other firms, but they are low-key about it, because that's not the Goldman way, but their bench is a lot deeper. I think Goldman has as many A players, but more importantly they have fewer C players. And no firm, I have noticed, has the depth anywhere like that.
  • Sex is the best high. It's better than any drug. I want to die making love because it feels so good.
  • You can't build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know that when a lot of frightened people are running around with edged weaponry, there are deaths. Stupid deaths, usually. I'm not writing 'The A-Team' - if there's a fight going on, people will get hurt. Not letting this happen would be a betrayal.
  • Seaweed sheets are my go-to for my salty chip cravings, especially wasabi flavored ones.
  • What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
  • Boxing traditionally was received very well and accepted on both sides.
  • You can build a place that is beautiful, but nobody feels comfortable sitting in it, and the kids aren't allowed to go into many of the rooms. Or a place can look lived in, but it doesn't please the eye.
  • Scarcely a day goes by without some claim that new technologies are fast writing newsprint's obituary.
  • I'm a big pasta guy, but I've cut it out to stay fast and lean.
  • I always loved when James Stewart did roles that were not so dialogue-based, like 'Vertigo.'
  • If you're running on fumes, you get to a point of diminishing results. Get some rest.
  • Instagram has become one of my favorite platforms because of its simplicity.
  • One, I never get sick of talking about myself.
  • Going home to Australia, it's good to get home, but it's kind of bad too because you get used to that way of life again and you have to come back to America.
  • You can build a filter app get people really excited, but the way to keep them is to provide long-term value. Long-term value is, in fact, being its own network.
  • If I was to put a little flag in everywhere I've been in the world, there'd be a lot of little flags.
  • Most people are happy being average. Most are happy being faceless in a sea of faces.
  • People say, 'Oh you're so good, and you're so young!' It's like, 'No. I'm good. Period!'
  • You build your own strategy. You don't define it by what another competitor is doing.
  • Human societies, like human beings, live by faith and die when faith dies.
  • Love stories are probably all I've ever been able to write or want to write.
  • We can't control what the ratings will be. It's like, if you're going to go skiing, do you hope you'll have a good day of skiing? Yes. Do you hope you won't break your leg? Yes.
  • Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
  • I never liked the bar scene. I tried to like it. I would give it a try every three or four months. I'd think, tonight I'm going out. But I never met anybody in that circumstance.
  • There are a lot of considerations that come into play when you craft one of these 'Saw' scripts, and there's only so much you can put into them.
  • There is no question you get pumped up by the recognition. Then a self-loathing sets in when you realise you're enjoying it.
  • Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
  • If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
  • The shock caused by the September 11 events has also lead to a thorough reflection on the existing disparity between rich and poor countries, on the misery of populations of the South.
  • You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
  • Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them.
  • You can't build an adaptable organization without adaptable people - and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to.
  • Whether I build a character from the ground up or develop one, whether within my own copyright or in licensed work, I can step into that character's mind. It takes a kind of voluntary dissociation akin to method acting, military planning, marketing, or detective work: to think like the other guy and work out what he's going to do next.
  • I started a novel in the back of a notebook, and it was great because it looked like I was taking notes. And I just, I kept it up, it was sort of fantasy, it was part soap opera. It was utterly dreadful, but that's how I got hooked.
  • When I was a kid, I liked Superman. When I got a little older, I liked Wolverine. And then I found girls.
  • I'm not afraid of anything.
  • The average man, if he meddles with criticism at all, is a conservative critic.
  • When you build your own brand, people will still return your phone calls regardless of the call letters or where you actually work, because they now know you and they trust you in what you have to say and what you're doing. That, to me, is the most important aspect when it comes to building your brand.
  • My theory is children don't do what you tell them to do, they do what you do. You have to always do the right thing because they follow you.
  • Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
  • I don't like fame, I prefer to have no profile. But this is not possible for me. This is what I do, so I just have to find a way of being comfortable with it.
  • Women can build stability. We can make peace.
  • Boy's natural play is rough and tumble play, it's the universal play of little boys. And it's very different from aggression. And we are a society that's failing to understand the distinction.
  • Everyone has a favourite cake, pastry, pudding or pie from when they were kids.
  • When I am fascinated by something, I like to play with it.
  • The truth is that for those 86 long years when the Red Sox went without a World Series win, fans were not only in a recession, but trapped in a longstanding, deeply entrenched sports depression.
  • Be kind. It feels good.