Concrete Quotes

  • I'm just trying to win games and give my team a chance, win as many as we can week in and week out.
  • Remember always that the composer's pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist; in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty.
  • Competition, I think, is always a good thing.
  • Reading for me will be a combination of books, magazines, Tumblr and just kind of the Web in general on the iPad.
  • I get asked this a lot: Why has soccer not succeeded? My answer is, soccer has succeeded. It is already the fastest growing youth participation sport in the U.S. It has already succeeded at the youth level, no question.
  • Coming back to the topic of computer security, the TCP Wrapper is an example of such a safety net. I wrote it when my systems were under attack by someone who appeared to walk through walls.
  • I enjoy some physical stuff. But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining, it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory, I'd probably take the latter. It's warmer and generally more comfortable!
  • What's nice about concrete is that it looks unfinished.
  • I've said before that the common perception that all good actors should be good liars is exactly the opposite; only bad actors lie when they act.
  • Naturally, it was easier for me to envision becoming a novelist than it is for most people. I had two great in-house teachers; I had parents who considered a career in the arts a real possibility rather than a dreamy arrow shot into the sky.
  • I frequently find after a rehearsal of a performance that I have more breath, and can walk better and climb stairs better than I could before. It's as if I've expanded my lungs doing it. Basically speaking, conducting is quite a healthy profession.
  • I think everybody's always attracted to both sexes. I mean, I think that women are very attractive. I've kissed girls, but everybody experiments. It's part of growing up.
  • I was not emotionally mature enough to accept any kind of success when I was young. I needed to go that long route.
  • The only way to get a three to four-month break would be to tear a tendon or a hamstring or something like that.
  • One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.
  • I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's not me.
  • One of my passions in life is to try to inspire people. I don't know if that sounds cheesy, but I genuinely love to do that.
  • Art exists for the human species. I think that all of the people who love art, those who teach art, and all of you should burn with the obligation to save the world.
  • Cancer essentially lives in us and becomes activated at some point, and then cells begin to psychotically divide. Initially, the cancer cell looks like other cells and the body invites it in.
  • There was a queen that was overthrown here. So I was affected by all of that and felt profoundly grateful for the opportunity to live in Hawaii, and I set out at once to try to fit in.
  • There are kids going into chemistry and biology because of 'CSI.'
  • I've always loved the club. Kaka was my role model when I was young, and my aim now is to go down in Milan history.
  • The Bay of Pigs is one of America's most infamous Cold War blunders, and it has been studied, debated, and dramatized endlessly ever since.
  • I think I'm most proud of the fact that I have figured out how to exist as both a creative person and artist, and a businesswoman and manager. Because those two things do not go together.
  • Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
  • There is nothing more important to our Nation's future, to our homeland security, and to our economy than ensuring we have a top-notch educational system that is the envy of the world.
  • There's nobility in hard work, traditional values.
  • Sucking up to a director means you are unsure of your talents. I'm not.
  • I'm from the South. I'm a Southern Baptist. I have a conservative point of view. I'm a Republican.
  • Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.
  • My vegetable patch is my pride and joy.
  • The word of God is that unto our souls, which our soul is unto our body.
  • I think the accessories look very modern and very exciting. These big earrings, these big hoops. I think the girls are sort of falling in love with... collars, neck collars.
  • Most of us aren't defeated in one decisive battle. We are defeated one tiny, seemingly insignificant surrender at a time that chips away at who we should really be.
  • There is no reason not to support energy exploration in ANWR.
  • The functions of the president are prescribed by the Constitution, but his real achievements are not set by the letter of the law. They are determined rather by his personality, the weight of his influence, his capacity for managing men, and the strength and effectiveness of the party forces behind him.
  • Painting calmed the chaos that shook my soul.
  • This Englishwoman is so refined, She has no bosom and no behind.
  • For every big American movie I've done where I was the supporting guy, I've gone back home to Canada to do supporting movies where I was the lead.
  • My father raced bikes. He gave me the passion very early. I had my first bike when I was three or four years old.
  • Everyone in business is tenacious and extremely aggressive. If you're not a 'now' person - do it right now - then you're not going to be successful. I like that kind of mentality.
  • It took a while of performing and pushing the boundaries and starting to involve the audience to feel comfortable.
  • Every year I try to keep in excellent shape and improve some part of my game. I play in the offseason overseas to keep my game tuned up and hopefully improve a little in some area.
  • I've had weight issues all my life. I've been on all the diets: Atkins, liquid protein, Scarsdale diet. Now I go to the gym often. I'm always on the StairMaster, and I do weights.
  • We had to do the same thing here. To top that sequel was quite a task. Mike had a couple of good conceptual humour and character ideas, which got me back into it.
  • This campaign was special because we always kept the challenger mentality we had from the start. We managed to keep the against-all-odds, can-do spirit that kept us going when no one thought we could win.
  • Anyway, how can you sack anyone who still hasn't got a contract. I'll be there for the game and I'll stand behind the dugout giving instructions to the players from there. They will respond to me more than the next manager.
  • I asked the waiter, 'Is this milk fresh?' He said, 'Lady, three hours ago it was grass.'