Commercial Quotes

  • If you don't stand for something, how can anyone respect what you do?
  • If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.
  • I see lots of differences between Australians and Americans - but as mothers, I think we're pretty much alike!
  • I drink tons of water. When you're puffy, you think you can't drink water since you feel more bloated and gross but that's what you do to get the toxins out of your system. I put a little lemon in the water bottle that I carry around with me or drink a cup of hot water with lemon. It's a natural diuretic.
  • The only thing that said 'Lando Calrissian' was ethnic was his looks.
  • I think no-one was surprised to hear that Janis Joplin was dead. She seemed to be living up all of her energy that she had to give in just a few years. Now you listen to covers of her songs by various women, and it's pale in comparison.
  • Like, if you are a celebrity, then anyone will let you be in a film or on a TV show, and if you're an actor, chances are if you are successful, you are becoming a celebrity.
  • I recorded a song called, I Fall to Pieces, and I was in a car wreck. Now I'm worried because I have a brand-new record, and it's called Crazy!
  • Israel is in the grip of a ghetto mentality. We have a powerful army. We have the atomic bomb. But the psychology of what comes out of Israel has the tone of the Warsaw Ghetto.
  • Trying to maintain your health on the road can be difficult. Especially in the middle of the country where they close by 9 and you're not out of work until midnight. You end up at a McDonald's or Taco Bell.
  • I went to see the stock exchange when I was 18 years old. I'm not a Wall Street lawyer, I'm a Stanwix Street lawyer. Stanwix Street is a street in downtown Pittsburgh. One of the clients is Mellon Bank, which merged with the Bank of New York Mellon a number of years ago. And I have for years have done software licensing for Mellon.
  • I've never managed to get very far with Henry James.
  • People ask 'How do you get so eh-ish?' I don't know if it's just because so much of my family still lives in Canada and I finished studies up there.
  • I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright.
  • The fact is that creativity is everywhere. It's just about the way that you look at things.
  • I wanted to share my life story and honor my roots. I am very proud of my family and mother.
  • Like life, peace begins with women. We are the first to forge lines of alliance and collaboration across conflict divides.
  • In comparing therefore the value of the same commodity, at different periods of time, the consideration of the comparative skill and intensity of labour, required for that particular commodity, needs scarcely to be attended to, as it operates equally at both periods.
  • Well, all comedy starts with anger. You get angry, and its never for a good reason, right? You know its not a good reason. And then you try and work it from there.
  • In Medford, I awaked the Captain of the Minute Men; & after that, I alarmed almost every house, till I got to Lexington.
  • A good thing to live by is to go after what truly interests you.
  • I think in the wake of 9/11, like a lot of Americans, you know, we were all very traumatized by the attacks, traumatized in a totally different way by some of what happened afterward in response. And I think there have been these questions hovering in the past decade of, what kind of country are we? Who are we?
  • I was in the ROTC. Of course, ROTC stood for 'Running off to Canada.'
  • I'm not angry at anyone.
  • I think religion is very personal. I definitely identify as Muslim. I consider myself practicing, but I don't think people who observe me from the outside would think of me as devout, and that doesn't bother me because one of the beauties of Islam is the fact that it is personal: you read the Koran, and what you believe is what you believe.
  • The best way for guys to communicate is just don't talk to each other for nine hours. That's why I like long motorcycle rides. It's a great way for guys to socialize and not socialize.
  • Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
  • Fashion needs to be worn.
  • There are people who go clad in tunics and have nothing to do with furs, who nevertheless are lacking in humility. Surely humility in furs is better than pride in tunics.
  • Art is to me the glorification of the human spirit, and as such it is the cultural documentation of the time in which it is produced.
  • Augustine says that you don't understand a nation by the throw weight of its military or the strength of its research universities or the size of its population, but by looking at what it loves in common. To assess a nation, you look at the health and strength of its ideals. And there's no question that the common love in America is freedom.
  • Acting is really not what I'm interested in. I'm not an aspiring actor and you should be able to tell.
  • A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
  • What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?
  • My first duty to write a gripping yarn. Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel. Only third comes the idea.
  • My favorite moment of the whole thing was when John Belushi suggested that I get a hold of all the blues records I could so I could research the music.
  • Life is unpredictable and you need to live every day to the fullest.
  • Science is his forte, and omniscience his foible.
  • There's nothing routine about 'Boardwalk Empire.' It's like being in some secret society where they call you up and tell you where to go: 'Meet us at the corner of such and so.'
  • I've teamed up with one of the headmasters at Eton College, and we're spearheading a kind of 'slow education movement in Britain'. It's based on this idea of moving away from the fast-food approach to learning and going to something deeper, more woolly, harder to measure.
  • I think the main lesson that I have learned is that a good scientist is a humble scientist who is open-minded to listen to other scientists when they discover something.
  • Time plays an important role. My physical body is taking shape in space, and I see that my ideas about how we influence space with our movement is really 'matter of fact.'
  • The debate over Social Security should not be about how much we can cut from the program in order to balance the federal budget. The debate over Social Security should not be about raising the retirement age or limiting benefits. The debate over Social Security should be about retirement security.
  • Every day you run into artists on the streets in SoHo or other creative people you want to do something with. There's nothing to match that chance encounter.
  • One year, I was a go-go girl for Halloween, and I got all this glitter eye shadow, my hair was poufy with braids, I was wearing all these different colors and fake eyelashes that went all the way up to my eyebrows. I totally enjoy the whole Halloween feel.
  • Scripture suggests that the elements in space were created for the benefit of earth, while evolution suggests that earth is an insignificant speck in vast space.
  • I think I wanted to be a doctor. In Iran, the engineering and medical professions are worshipped. My father very much wanted me to be a doctor. I was certainly eager to please as a young man - as a kid, I should say.
  • My ranch William S. Hart Park is for the benefit of the American Public of every race and creed.