Concerned Quotes

  • A cheaper British currency could be a crisis if its swift move provoked a broader financial crisis, which it has not, or if it triggered massive inflation. For now, cheaper sterling will hurt some British households and enterprises while being a boon for others.
  • The nice thing about animation is that you can realise your inventions without understanding all the hard theory.
  • I don't know anything about music theory at all. Zero. But I don't really need to.
  • The scientific method is nearly perfect for understanding the physical aspects of our life. But it is a radically limited viewfinder in its inability to offer values, morals and meanings that are at the center of our lives.
  • Love is as strict as acting. If you want to love somebody, stand there and do it. If you don't, don't. There are no other choices.
  • Christianity teaches that this life is not the only life, and there is a final judgment in which all earthly accounts are settled.
  • As someone who attended six different public schools across America, went to Harvard, and subsequently became a tutor in Manhattan's affluent Upper East Side, I've witnessed firsthand the differences in learning styles between public school educations and private.
  • As citizens we have to be more thoughtful and more educated and more informed. I turn on the TV and I see these grown people screaming at each other, and I think, well, if we don't get our civility back, we're in trouble.
  • Outdoor hockey is what it is all about.
  • I am like a freight train. Working on the details, twisting them and playing with them over the years, but always staying on the same track.
  • Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society, so they called him a radical. So what? We should be proud of that!
  • It is fantastic to be found in a foreign country.
  • Over the years, many producers have come and gone, and screenplays were written and abandoned. It's the Hollywood process. It's hard to get things done.
  • As any student of literature knows, the books that last are often not the books that are most popular when they are written. Both 'Moby Dick' and 'The Great Gatsby' were complete failures, critically and commercially, when they first appeared.
  • If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
  • My sunglasses are like my guitar.
  • We throw at female artists this expectation that their work has to speak to the female experience. And if it doesn't, you're letting the side down. Throwing this stumbling block in the way of female artists is counterintuitive.
  • Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
  • It's really important how you say things because people won't necessarily remember what words you used, but they'll remember how you made them feel.
  • I'd like to think my strengths are in connecting with people and the relationship aspect of this business.
  • To know that one has never really tried - that is the only death.
  • I can never go to a clairvoyant. I'd be too afraid of what they might tap into.
  • I'd love to do an action film. I'd love to do a film based on a book series; I love to read the book and then go see the movie. I'd love to have a show on Disney; I love working for them. And I'm also working on getting some new music out of my own.
  • I write a book over a period of months or years, and when I'm done with it, usually another year goes by before I see it in print. It's hard to be patient and wait.
  • All these nice people saying I'm going to be world champion won't make me any faster, you have to believe it yourself.
  • Charities must treat donors as if they were shareholders.
  • An open-door policy doesn't do much for a closed mind.
  • As comedians, we are all laughing because life is so horrible. Life is so difficult, and I cope with it by making jokes about absolutely everything.
  • As cliched as it sounds, if you have an original voice and an original idea, then no matter what anybody says, you have to find a way to tell that story.
  • As an international sportsman, I am very lucky to be supported by people all over the world, many of who treat me as one of their own, no matter what their nationality, or indeed mine. This is the way sport should be.
  • The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
  • When I was a little boy, I always wanted to run. I loved competing with my friends.
  • I don't think we can go back to the old days. But I think that what the government needs to do is it needs to make sure that the pricing is fair, that you don't have monopolies out there, so that people don't have a chance to compete fairly.
  • I would sort out all the arguments and see which belonged to fear and which to creativeness. Other things being equal, I would make the decision which had the larger number of creative reasons on its side.
  • Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning.
  • I wanted to raise the voice of a lot of the people that I knew growing up, and this was, for the most part, poor people who had extraordinary dreams but also very amazing obstacles.
  • I have one client: Donald Trump.
  • Khloe has the youngest hands. You can tell a woman's age by her hands, and she taught me that. She has way younger hands than I do because she's addicted to wearing sunscreen on them. I'm not consistent with it, but maybe that will be my new year's resolution.
  • My parents were like June and Ward Cleaver; there was nothing dysfunctional about them.
  • I wish to be a martyr, and I don't fear death.
  • I first drew the attention of my future husband when we were fourteen, on the freshman school bus for an epic field trip from Riverside, Calif. to Los Angeles, where we were taken to the L.A. Zoo as well as the Natural History Museum.
  • I think there's a knowingness in my face.
  • I'm doing it. I'm going to become a mom.
  • In 1972, George Harrison invited me to accompany him on a trip to India.
  • 'Dreams from My Father' was not a memoir or an autobiography; it was instead, in multitudinous ways, without any question a work of historical fiction.
  • If I was going to go to college, I had to have a scholarship. By my sophomore year, it was evident golf was not going to be the path.
  • For my type of story and my kind of writing, I think 'Vanity Fair' is the right forum.
  • If Barbara Walters was interviewing me, I'd figure her career was as dead as mine!