Country Quotes

  • We're raised to believe that black men have to be one specific way.
  • Supporting actors are the support. You can't make a building without support. You can't buy dinner without support.
  • I know I have a responsibility as a role model to children and I try to fulfill that.
  • So I, for one, didn't feel alienated by what happened in 77.
  • As you know, the Australian Labour Party is committed to turning the country into a republic. We've not stipulated a timeline for doing that. We are sensitive to the other priorities we've got as a nation and in the world, but in time the country will head in that direction.
  • According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication.
  • We make no apology for people who should be in prison being in prison.
  • The world is so different for a child, waking in the mornings, wide-eyed and ready to take it all in.
  • The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery.
  • My looks aren't something that come dazzlingly through in everything I do. I can be made to look one way or the other fairly easily... I am still not recognised on the street that much.
  • Human knowledge is dark and uncertain; philosophy is dark, astrology is dark, and geometry is dark.
  • Sometimes you don't know who you can and cannot trust. I still learn that over and over again.
  • News is virtual now. It is not 24-hour news cycles; it is instant news cycles. It is live. News is live all the time, around the clock.
  • Dude, everybody wants to be Andre 3000. He's got abs for days. How does that guy get so ripped?
  • Bringing world leaders together as human beings rather than political machines is very important.
  • I think all writers write from the time they're really young, and you just start asking the question, 'What if?'
  • An eating disorder is serious and it's a disease, and I don't think you can lightly say that someone has a disease unless they're openly telling you that they do.
  • Definitely not a sitcom, that's my first condition. No sitcoms.
  • I was always very grateful I was never hot. In the entire length of my career, I haven't been the most adored.
  • I say 'I love you' to my daughters every day.
  • What is interesting, as well, is how much power homicide detectives have and how much respect. They are kind of rock stars, especially in New York. There are not that many of them.
  • The medical device tax repeal is the only proposal that had the most bipartisan votes coming out of the House and has the opportunity in the Senate to gain tractions, and it fixes a part of ObamaCare in terms of repealing an awful tax. And it's got bipartisan support.
  • Murder is about power and the more powerful women get the more it will change the good that they do and the bad that they do.
  • I wasn't a jock in school, and by the 10th grade, when I was in boarding school I was carrying water buckets for the girls' hockey team. I was the kid with long hair and glasses and acne trying to learn how to play guitar and piano in the music center. I was not an athlete past the age of 13 or 14 when they start throwing the ball really fast.
  • I used to perform with the Pussycat Dolls before Nicole Scherzinger, before they were a musical group.
  • I love being a grandparent. I'm one of those you want to avoid - I pull out the iPhone and say, 'Hey, wanna see my camera roll?'
  • If pressed, I would say I feel British. It's where I grew up and where I choose to live, the culture that I love, but I feel perfectly at home in America, I don't feel like a tourist or anything.
  • There's no hierarchy in suffering. I think songs that are transcendent are the ones where everyone can feel something from it, you know?
  • Products are sold because they solve a problem or fill a need. Understanding problems and needs involves understanding customers and what makes them tick.
  • The thing I'm having a hard time with are the Christians who will stab you in the back in a wink.
  • If you're not sincere with it, you shouldn't say anything at all.
  • I've got an idea for a modern day faerie tale that I think would made a great short novel. But I just don't have the time to work on it right now. I'm way too busy with the 'Kingkiller Chronicles' and being a new dad.
  • Right or wrong, the customer is always right.
  • I would love to see Flip get back into the league. I think he can definitely still coach in this league. I think he will be in this league quicker than sooner.
  • The screen magnifies everything, even the way you are thinking.
  • A plate of food has to have balance. For example, a mild fish like skate mustn't be overwhelmed by the side dishes. They should have personality and color, but they also have to be subtle.
  • Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation.
  • I think that all the time I lived alone changed me.
  • Conservation is for guilty people on Park Avenue with poodles and Pekingeses.
  • Both from the standpoint of stocks and bonds, an investor wants to go where the growth is.
  • Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
  • Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
  • Spiritual direction involves a process through which one person helps another person understand what God is doing and saying.
  • If a comparative-literature major had existed at Harvard College for undergraduates I would have surely gone in that direction.
  • Viewers can't expect TV to keep developing unless they make their wants known. And let's face it. The best way to make your wants known in this world is by 'beefing'.
  • Surrender to the flow.
  • People buy pads all the time, because they want to write stuff down. We're never going to get away from paper, ever. People like writing; that's why more people are writing more real thank-you notes now - not just to stand out, but because there's something about pen to paper, about holding something cool in your hands.
  • I started out as a box boy. You know, I didn't go to college, and I did well in supermarkets.