Career Quotes

  • We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands.
  • It's usually good news when people call collectively.
  • I'm not the new Penelope Cruz. I'm Paz Vega. There's only one Penelope and she's marvellous.
  • Traditionally, wake-up calls are meant to wake you up rather than send you to sleep: the clue is in the wording. But those who talk of wake-up calls tend to have an easy-going way with words.
  • My off-pitch style is probably girly and comfortable. I like a lot of loose-fitting material on top and more tight-fitting material on the bottom.
  • To find one's calling is perhaps not the easiest thing in the world, but probably the most important.
  • I play and I've played in heavy bands, but when I write for myself, I don't particularly feel like writing huge rock riffs. It just doesn't work for me and my voice.
  • My mustache has become this weird iconic representation of a certain era.
  • I've been here playing against Connors and it can be very, very loud. It makes it exciting at the same time.
  • I do what I want. It's because I got booed and picked on that I really don't care anymore.
  • I think we have become oversaturated with tired fictional narratives.
  • I have a very pessimistic view that every win takes you closer to a loss because no-one in the world can keep on winning forever.
  • We cannot have that relationship if we only dictate or threaten and condemn those who disagree.
  • I grew up in Marin County north of San Francisco, and in the 1950s and '60s it was a natural paradise.
  • I just really always try to do what's in my heart and I'm still passionate about the music; I still love what I am doing.
  • I started cooking 30-something years ago. When I was 14, 15, I was a short-order cook in a snack bar. That was at a place called the Gran Centurions. It was an Italian-American swim club my parents belonged to.
  • I'm always investing. I'm constantly in talks with someone about some opportunity.
  • A good-humored wife who appreciates most, if not all, of my humor - her price is far above rubies, as the book of Proverbs doesn't quite say.
  • I can't really live outside Jamaica. I can be away, but only for a while.
  • Actors have bodyguards and entourages not because anybody wants to hurt them - who would want to hurt an actor? - but because they want to get recognized. God forbid someone doesn't recognize them.
  • My favorite movie villain? Oh, that's easy. Hannibal Lecter.
  • When I was a little girl, the only real form of entertainment I was exposed to was theater, being raised in St. Louis, and I still love theater, and I think sitcoms are similar to that, in there's a live audience, and you know, I definitely like the comedy of it, too. I like to make people laugh, and I definitely think laughter is healing.
  • NAFTA and GATT have about as much to do with free trade as the Patriot Act has to do with liberty.
  • The thing that's been exciting about 'Superman' is to see how the character has developed through generations.
  • I moved to New York to do a play when I was 18.
  • I think that one of the reasons why people look towards the end of humanity is that people are afraid to die alone. If you die alone, the people you love will miss you, or if they die, you miss them - the sorrow is inevitable. When you truly love someone, the thought of losing them forever is horrible.
  • Europeans forget that one-third of the American people have had a personal conversation with Jesus Christ and that the born-again are not just little old ladies in black but also CEOs and provosts of universities and candidates for office.
  • In general, certain conclusions are possible from these data. They fail to prove that psychotherapy, Freudian or otherwise, facilitates the recovery of neurotic patients.
  • In the future, I expect to see bitcoin mining in places where electricity is free or cheap. You could put solar array in the Arizona desert attached to bitcoin miners, and instead of trying to ship that electricity all over world, you could ship Bitcoin all over the world.
  • I got a man cave. I play my music loud. I bought big speakers because I need to hear music loud.
  • In high school I was an outcast... I wasn't cool to hang out with. I ate my lunch in a bathroom stall because that was the one place I could go where I wouldn't been seen.
  • I have always had this mentality because I hated to break anything on the car.
  • Verne's all about what you can do versus what you can't do. He just kept saying yes and his part kept growing. I would love to work with him in every movie.
  • I must say, to be very honest about it, that I held in my mind during the life of the Commission, that there had been three shots and that a separate shot struck Governor Connally.
  • I don't like the way I ever appear on TV.
  • For me, it was a lot of pressure to make another movie after 'Inglourious Basterds' because I didn't want to do something wrong. I wanted to have a beautiful project for another American movie.
  • It takes a lot of energy to be negative. You have to work at it. But smiling is painless. I'd rather spend my energy smiling.
  • Well, the infrastructure part of the stimulus has worked. There's absolutely no question about it. We can demonstrate in Pennsylvania and other states around the union how it's produced good, paying jobs both on the construction sites and back in American factories. It has worked.
  • The verbal interpretation, on the other hand, i.e. the metaphysics of quantum physics, is on far less solid ground. In fact, in more than forty years physicists have not been able to provide a clear metaphysical model.
  • I love the attention. I love how I am so loved by the people, especially the girls.
  • We started seven years ago and finally released our first vintage in March. It's an '07 vintage from Walla Walla, which is my old hometown. It also happens to be a world-class wine region that's just exploding on the scene right now.
  • 'Wicked' gave us a story that 'The Wizard of Oz' did not. Two sides to every story.
  • I don't think families can earn enough money with one wage-earner any more. I also think there are a lot of men who don't want to bust their butts and do that kind of work. They want to stay home with the kids, but guys who do want to do that aren't looked up to as the masculine kind of guy, and that's a shame.
  • Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government.
  • Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.
  • If we study learning as a data science, we can reverse engineer the human brain and tailor learning techniques to maximize the chances of student success. This is the biggest revolution that could happen in education, turning it into a data-driven science, and not such a medieval set of rumors professors tend to carry on.
  • There's nothing more exciting to me than using real instruments in the studio.
  • I got to see all these incredible blues players, like Jimmy Reed.