Could Quotes

  • I was 23 years old. It was a wild time. I was covering everything that blew up - blackouts, Studio 54, son of Sam killer, and all of that stuff.
  • My grandparents used to tell me stories about their trip to Ellis Island from Russia and life on the Lower East Side of New York.
  • I grew up a huge fan of The Three Stooges and Monty Python, so somebody getting slapped in the face with a fish, or falling out of a chair, or running into a door, or tripping over their own feet and eating it, is all stuff I find really, really funny.
  • There are so many stories about boys becoming heroes, learning their powers and becoming incredibly heroic. There have to be those stories for girls, too.
  • There is a design behind the world that we are living in, which is veiled to most of us most of the time, but every once in a while, you catch a glimpse of it.
  • I used to work as a tour guide for Americans. I'm convinced that even after four weeks on the road they had no idea where they had been. They were in a bubble.
  • You could have a hit in California that no one had heard of in Oklahoma.
  • I'm a vegan. It makes me feel really good and bright.
  • As an only child lacking siblings and playmates, I was alone a great deal of the time. Much of this was spent reading virtually anything I could get my hands on.
  • I'm really enjoying the process of learning to fly. How it will fit into my life down the road - I'm looking forward to discovering that.
  • I don't ever want to be a person that I'm not. A lot of girls fall into the trap where they are trying to impress other people, and that's the time when they lose themselves.
  • Food redistribution is economically sensible, ecologically pressing, and socially responsible; it is high time food corporations woke up to it and governments started funding the organisations that facilitate it.
  • My generation had the best years. We missed the Second World War and caught the outburst of rock 'n' roll.
  • It does not just happen. It is disclosed by science that practically one-half of trained intellectual resources are being mobilized for murderous purposes.
  • A draft doesn't produce the people we need to satisfy our real manpower shortage. We need specialists to keep our jets flying.
  • I grew up in this industry. I'm a third generation actor, and I believe strongly that life and career are two different things. Career is inside my life. I'm also a photographer, a pianist, and lots of different things, so my life consists of so many different elements that there are moments when I have to step away and be me.
  • I'm so not a celebrity.
  • When everything is easy one quickly gets stupid.
  • Because of the tension and difficulty, I remember trying to do the silliest things when we weren't rolling cameras, anything to lift the spirits. But once on set, it was important to have full concentration.
  • In comics, we're all weird together. I can go to a comics convention and not stand out, even though I'm the only woman in a headscarf there, because the guy next to me has a beard and a Sailor Moon costume.
  • I really like hamburgers and French fries, and I don't consider myself some kind of gourmand.
  • In Los Angeles all the loose objects in the country were collected, as if America had been tilted and everything that wasn't tightly screwed down had slid into Southern California.
  • When every piece of furniture and your underwear are taken by the bank, when you lose your house in Florida, in New York, in Amsterdam and L.A., when your wife is dying and your son abandons you, you don't feel very good.
  • Being a librarian certainly helped me with my writing because it made me even more of a reader, and I was always an enthusiastic reader. Writing and reading seem to me to be different aspects of a single imaginative act.
  • But you're not necessarily ever going to be handed a script where you can say: it's all done and perfect.
  • Carbohydrates, and especially refined ones like sugar, make you produce lots of extra insulin. I've been keeping my intake really low ever since I discovered this. I've cut out all starch such as potatoes, noodles, rice, bread and pasta.
  • The difference between the men and the boys in politics is, and always has been, that the boys want to be something, while the men want to do something.
  • Generals don't panic; then the troops never panic.
  • If you don't have it in your part, leave it out, because there is enough missing already.
  • There is nowhere you can go and only be with people who are like you. Give it up.
  • I've always been fussier than I can afford to be. I don't just want to do whatever it takes to be successful, I want to do what I consider to be good stuff. If I'm not engaged in something, it doesn't matter what it is and who's doing it.
  • It's a great pleasure having survived six generations of TV critics.
  • I did not take a calculus course until my second year of college.
  • 'Free Agents' was an awesome experience. I never play the glam girl in anything, so that was a new experience. I would walk into one of my trailers and it would be like Spanx, a spray-tan gun, and chicken cutlets. I would have hair extensions. It was hilarious. Every day felt like I was turning into an awesome drag queen.
  • I could use a little extra cash.
  • History buffs expect historical background in historical fiction. Mystery readers expect forensics and police procedure in crime fiction. Westerns - gasp - describe the West. Techno-thriller readers expect to learn something about technology from their fiction.
  • I went being unemployed for three years to being the lead in a British feature in the days when we only made two a year, 1990. It was ridiculous really.
  • For low light, all the light rays participate. We're using all the light coming through a large aperture to make a picture with a large depth of field - totally impossible with a conventional camera.
  • Even in our deep ocean, there are ecosystems at work with no light whatsoever down in the deepest portions of the oceanic abyss.
  • I always give importance to scripts first, and remuneration is something that comes later.
  • I was always wrapped around music being a tradition, a skill.
  • My mom is really skinny, too. I got it from her. I've never done yoga before.
  • I think the character does tend to suit an episodic thing, because what's fun about him is that he doesn't care about anyone else, and it's very difficult for a main character - a lead character - in a movie to not care about anybody else.
  • Life continues to be difficult. It always will be because that's just life. But I am so glad I have put some happiness into the world.
  • You could arm-wrestle with a T. rex and win, but you shouldn't because it only makes them mad.
  • There we were in the middle of a sexual revolution wearing clothes that guaranteed we wouldn't get laid.
  • I think that the way of bringing realism into fantasy is to treat it as the commonplace.
  • I've grown up a lot, I'm on my own, and I've learned some valuable life lessons.