Chicken Quotes

  • Spotting a rare bird is never worth the bite of a cur. Once bitten by a German shepherd, I knew that I preferred cats, even if they are bird-killers. Life is long enough for more than one chance at a rare bird.
  • I like to have fun with them. I like to toy with them a little bit. we're making television, after all. Right?
  • We are told there is not enough money for education, but somehow there is enough money for people to raise billions of dollars to defeat somebody in an election? Oh! Okay! Does that make sense?
  • I mean, there's a hell of a lot of grounds for protest, but you don't do it through music.
  • Poor parenting may be reflected in poor sibling relationships.
  • People hear traditional jazz and think it's stale, where there are so many ways it can be opened up. With New Orleans and old-time grooves, there's no limit in what can be done with that. I want to break the stereotype of what traditional jazz is.
  • I was very impressed with the street food of Singapore. I was very impressed with the dishes that they did.
  • Let's say there are things about 'G.I. Joe' that you specifically expect and some things that need to be in the film at certain points, whether it be relationships or certain costume aspects.
  • It's definitely the development that has changed the way Montenegro is seen in the eyes of the world.
  • I like stirring the pot - I think it's part of my duty, to shake people up a bit - make them look at things in a different way.
  • I never felt like there was an unconscious part of me around that woke up or that came out of the closet; there wasn't a struggle, there wasn't an attempt to suppress.
  • I do love using keyboards and I love writing keyboard parts, but I am not a player in the true sense of the word.
  • What I'm working on is for people to be able to say that Kippenberger had this really good mood.
  • Finding a way to find humor in things that are hardcore is definitely something that, I think, the sitcom does best.
  • I think, especially in our business we meet a lot of people, and sometimes you spend so much time being nice to strangers, and so, you know, keeping a clear head and just being nice to each other. And that's all the advice I can give.
  • I'm not sure we could spell 'shale' in 2008.
  • I don't eat green things, no vegetables.
  • Truth is strong, and sometime or other will prevail.
  • It's been a year of many more downs than ups.
  • Becoming a mother has been the best thing ever for me. It's become my life's work. Not just parenting, but sharing information and encouraging other women to be receptive to the basic nature of motherhood.
  • I've known Hillary, and her husband Bill, for more than half of my life. I remember her playing mermaid in the pool with our youngest daughter Sally for hours on family vacations.
  • Life may be not only meaningless but absurd.
  • That song didn't just happen. It grew out of my experiences. 'American Pie' was part of my process of self-awakening: a mystical trip into my past.
  • I can't think of anything more exciting than trying to be an actor.
  • My grandma told me never, ever, ever to use soap on my face. But I do use lotion.
  • I'd always been interested in maritime history, especially the great liners. I'd have done a book about the Titanic if it hadn't already been done to death by James Cameron and Celine Dion.
  • I know it can be difficult for parents, but I really do believe that kids need to play the predominant role in the choices that go into their own space.
  • I wasn't the typical pageant girl - I was a little more nerdy, and they gave me a voice. I created the Queen of the Universe pageant, which is charity-based, to benefit UNESCO. For me, the most important thing is that contestants have a charity-based platform or charity ambition.
  • Film, for me, is in two stages. One is when I write the script more or less on my own - that's the nice bit. And then comes for me the unpleasant bit when they all go off, 100 people - actors and camera people and film and sound - and I stay away. When they go into the editing room, I come in again, and that's the bit I like.
  • I can't imagine playing a boring gig. Like, a boring audience without reaction, I will play against them.
  • I get cassettes near Academy Award time of every movie that's made that thinks it has some kind of chance for a nomination - that's when I watch my movies.
  • The people in Poland had to deal with painful reforms.
  • It's always good to find out what you don't want to do.
  • Basquiat will continue to show us new things about who we are and why he was so important.
  • I don't think it's by accident that I was first attracted to translating two French women poets.
  • I read in order to write. I read out of obsession with writing.
  • I was put on a surfboard by a cute boyfriend in high school.
  • I like Stevie Wonder as my favorite non-pianist pianist. I mean, I shouldn't call him a non-pianist, because he's really a great pianist, but he doesn't feature it that much - he uses his keyboards and his piano technique to support his great songs and so forth, but he can really blow.
  • I think illness is a family journey, no matter what the outcome. Everybody has to be allowed to process it and mourn and deal with it in their own way.
  • I have serious adult acne, am almost legally blind and have to work at controlling my weight.
  • Singing in public makes me very uncomfortable.
  • Save for the wild force of Nature, nothing moves in this world that is not Greek in its origin.
  • Men seek for vocabularies that are reflections of reality. To this end, they must develop vocabularies that are selections of reality. And any selection of reality must, in certain circumstances, function as a deflection of reality.
  • On Medicare, I would suggest ridding the system of fraud and bulk purchasing of prescription drugs, to begin with.
  • Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
  • I want to say a little something that's long overdue, the disrespect to women has got to be through. To all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friends, I wanna offer my love and respect till the end.
  • We're a nation of celebrity and hero worshipers, so much so that we make heroes out of those who aren't, such as John Wayne: a patriotic, red-blooded, two-fisted American who spent the Second World War in the trenches on the movie lots of Hollywood.
  • I believe that I'm a hillbilly in my values and in my attitudes, and I don't want to lose that. I think it's possible to maintain a big chunk of that identity so long as you're self-reflective and meaningful about it.