Committed Quotes

  • In all kinds of ways, I used to be really, really hard on myself.
  • If we really want to cherish religious freedom, people who want to believe that same-sex marriage should take place, they have a right to believe that, and people who want to believe it's inappropriate, we should not demonize those people - if we really believe in religious liberty.
  • I have always been more comfortable with daredevil acts than with the everyday nuances of life. Let me jump out of a plane, speak in front of a roomful of strangers, even trek across Siberia.
  • It might seem paradoxical given my profession, but I'm not someone who likes to be in the limelight.
  • There's really no substitute for working hard. I think that's my biggest talent. There are always people who are funnier and more talented than I am, but I don't take anything for granted and I commit myself 100% to each of my roles.
  • David Cameron has a different style to Gordon Brown.
  • As I got older, I was able to articulate why I was rebelling against authority - because their motives were much more forceful and hurtful than I had ever thought.
  • If you are apostles at all, you are apostles, not of men, nor by man. Your sufficiency is of God.
  • I've had moments where I realize my body isn't going to withstand many more seasons, but I am very satisfied with my career and I am trying not to look at retirement as a sad thing.
  • My intention was to enroll at McGill University but an unexpected series of events led me to study physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • I'm not going to run for political office.
  • People would get up and leave so they would not have to sit anywhere near me.
  • I'm always trying to push for women's rights.
  • The ultimate competitive advantage is being cognitive.
  • My sun sets to rise again.
  • My message to the Americans, to the American President, is that I am coming from Poland, which is in good shape; it is much different than ten years ago when last state visit from Poland was here in the United States.
  • There are people who love you and people who hate you, but for me, more so, people only think they know me by how I act or perform on a tennis court.
  • What concerns me, is the general social tendency to enforce a level, above which nothing rises and stands out.
  • I always try to be a trend setter. That's what I always tell young people when I'm giving them advice. To go with their heart and don't follow the trends.
  • My message is that I want to reach the people - the people who work each and every day.
  • What is modern art but the attempt to pinpoint vague, incorporeal, inexpressible sensations? What is modern art, I would add, but the most solemn pile of nonsense that ever appeared on Earth?
  • In a thriller, the camera's an active narrator, or can be.
  • I was 16 when I entered the foster system, and know firsthand the statistics for 'aging out.'
  • I wish that I wasn't such an odd mixture. I wish I was serious, but I do love high heels and romantic comedies: being in them and watching them.
  • I have not taken my good looks seriously from the beginning. When I would be teased by my friends about my looks, I would just make a self-deprecating remark and let it pass.
  • My military experience... I can recall so many different emotions from that.
  • My men have sometimes failed to take a position, but to defend one, never!
  • Although just being employed as an actor is a big thing, I'm not sure I'd be satisfied playing the same character for 30 years; it's not why I want to do this for a living.
  • My best kiss was on stage. Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child gave me a really nice soft kiss on my lips during a performance on my birthday. It was amazing.
  • There's always reasons to make mistakes. Because then you do new mistakes next time. So they're beautiful mistakes.
  • The truth is I have had, for whatever reason, several movie-star boyfriends.
  • I can't always say that justice is always done in 'Game of Thrones.' It is not.
  • Still, most people don't have much money. So finding ways to come out a couple of thousand dollars ahead every year still matters.
  • I'm kind of like a rapper trapped in a singer's body.
  • My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character.
  • Englishmen learn Christ's law best in English. Moses heard God's law in his own tongue; so did Christ's apostles.
  • I think we can all use a little more patience. I get a little impatient sometimes and I wish I didn't. I really need to be more patient.
  • My African heritage is a part of reggae music roots, and the concept is that the album, 'Revelation Part 1: The Root of Life' is a tribute to roots reggae music. The fruit is what blossoms into different colors and shades, but the root has to stand predominant.
  • I actually don't have a view on whether someone watching certain material that may be legal in some places, but might be obscene to somebody else, can trigger a violent streak in someone.
  • John Foster Dulles had called on me in his capacity as Secretary of State, and he had exhausted every argument to persuade me to place Cambodia under the protection of the South East Asia Treaty Organization.
  • My life has been a gift up to this point, and I've been blessed beyond my wildest imagination. And wherever this ride takes me is where I'm going.
  • My bravery however was the effect of assurance for could I have believed the current report, I should have fled as fast as any man, no man can possibly have a greater reluctance to an intimacy with Sir William Howe than my Self.
  • Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews.
  • People respect you more if you just play and blow something out than if you take the easier road. That's how we think. You get more respect and people play harder for you. Just play till you blow it. Just play till it goes.
  • Profits on the exchange are the treasures of goblins.
  • When I got onto PGA Tour Canada right out of college, I was competitive more quickly than when I got onto the PGA Tour, but that just shows you how much work and effort it takes to get to the world stage. The best players in the world are the best at dealing with those emotions.
  • One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
  • I hate war for its consequences, for the lies it lives on and propagates, for the undying hatreds it arouses.