Crisis Quotes

  • If I'm doing a scene that requires a lot of focus, I'll just take myself away and do what I have to do.
  • A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven't.
  • There's this bubblegum pop thing which is prevalent now that we haven't had before. People's ears are slightly de-tuned; they've been exposed to this weird synthetic, implausibly upbeat, Mickey Mouse stuff which I think is just weird; it's not really a human sound.
  • Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable that a brick without a flaw.
  • Tape reading is a lost art that today is not very useful.
  • There are a lot of big spec houses now all across Connecticut, a lot of ostentatious showing of wealth.
  • Everybody in my family are doctors.
  • Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
  • Pollock also... wanted one to be wrapped in the painting.
  • The challenge of life, I have found, is to build a resume that doesn't simply tell a story about what you want to be, but it's a story about who you want to be.
  • Most troublesome is the legalization of 'crowd funding,' the ability of start-up companies to raise capital from small investors on the Internet.
  • Amazon thrived because it implemented the online bookstore idea better than any of its early rivals did, not because it was the only company to have the idea or the first company to have the idea. It continues to grow only because it keeps trying to improve on the details of the idea and the way it puts it into practise.
  • The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.
  • I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.
  • There are gods, but there is no God; and all gods become devils eventually.
  • I think, in our darkest moments, you have to find the humor, and you have to find the lightness.
  • Our business was built on trust.
  • When I think of folk music, I think of topical songs. And I don't write topical songs.
  • We see things as we are, not as they are.
  • I was dyslexic and uneducated and left school at 14. I grew up in Finsbury Park, which was a pretty bad place where you had to fight and be beaten. It was just a constant roundabout of violence.
  • I have a farm and I love it there. There's really nothing to do, but even watching the chickens, its fun.
  • It should not all be about badminton.
  • There can be little doubt that fishes swimming rapidly do not make respiratory movements at all, but obtain the necessary ventilation of the gills simply by opening the mouth.
  • This is a tough environment, and it's tough for everybody.
  • Thinking about the heartbreaking number of young children around the world who think they are unwanted and are uncared for can easily keep you awake at night.
  • I didn't get my licence because I wasn't allowed to. But I haven't had a seizure for a long time so I could, theoretically, get my licence. But I'm now just so used to not driving, I'm scared of what I'd do.
  • We were at Pye Studios for half an hour so we set the gear up and we did two tracks. A month later we found out it was selling thirty thousand copies a day.
  • I think there is something in my books that says these are people doing their best under difficult circumstances - sometimes they do wrong things and make mistakes, but who doesn't? And who wants to read about somebody who never does?
  • I don't go by brand names for directors.
  • The truth of the matter is, I'm a filmmaker.
  • Racial profiling has to stop.
  • It's a great meeting place, community center, art gallery, singles bar, music venue. The record store really covers a lot of ground.
  • I began learning the sportswriting business very early in life.
  • Technology is the fashion of the '90s. It affects everyone, and everyone is interested in it - either from fear of being left behind or because they have a real need to use technology.
  • I won't be in gay parades - I don't think they need them. I believe in class - I believe that people should have a bit of class about them.
  • What made women's labour particularly attractive to the capitalists was not only its lower price but also the greater submissiveness of women.
  • There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.
  • The more business one has, the more you are able to accomplish, for you learn to economize your time.
  • I just kind of change, constantly, what my focus is. So whatever is stimulating me or inspiring me at the time is what I focus on.
  • Show off your own style and uniqueness to stand out. That's the advice I'd give to people getting started online now.
  • The bravery of Stanley Kramer's 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' amounted to two Hollywood legends - Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy - telling the world that a black son-in-law is something they can live with, and so should you, especially if he looks like Sidney Poitier and has degrees.
  • It's funny, there are so many women who are former executives and have taken all that stress and anxiety and transferred it onto their kids.
  • Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
  • It's important to have a life outside the band.
  • Cooperation and respect for each other will advance the cause of human rights worldwide. Confrontation, vilification, and double standards will not.
  • I had turned my anxiety into my profession.
  • The script is very good because the things that happen in it are very believable to me. It doesn't presuppose that the world has changed very much. You don't have to think that you're in a different world.
  • This used to be a government of checks and balances. Now it's all checks and no balances.