Curious Quotes

  • Selfies became too big. The selfie photos are not good. Fans ask me for a selfie, and I say, 'Let's just do a photo.' I'm not anti-selfie, but I like a classic photograph.
  • I think others may look at the uniqueness of my candidacy, the fact that I'm an African-American, conservative tea party Republican, and somehow race injects itself into the conversation.
  • France will always be France no matter what, but America involves striving toward an ideal.
  • I loved John Lennon. I read interviews, and whatever he said he liked, I would go and listen to them. That is what I want to do with my fans.
  • I hope the best for anybody in this business. It's hard enough as it is, and of course you don't get much respect from anybody, but when you do, you should appreciate it.
  • I like to have glasses for day and night.
  • I've never had body issues, I've never had an eating disorder. I've never had to go on a diet and that's because of Weight Watchers.
  • Had there not been these safety valves of political parties and elections, we may very well have had no way to change except forceful overthrow of government.
  • To me it's more fun and more challenging, too, to do different types of pictures.
  • When one takes action for others, one's own suffering is transformed into the energy that can keep one moving forward; a light of hope illuminating a new tomorrow for oneself and others is kindled.
  • I look at that person and I'm like, That's not Kelli White. That's not who I am, who I started out to be.
  • But at the end of the day, every star, every person that been iconic, has gone through a time in their lives where it was just bad. Everybody. It just made them better.
  • Baseball is a game that shouts, 'Slow Down' to America. Stop tweeting, texting, blogging, watching cable news, and obsessing about polls, lost planes, and focus-group-driven politicians.
  • People either love me or they think I'm obnoxious. I get that.
  • Is a hippopotamus a hippopotamus, or just a really cool Opotamus?
  • For me, creation can only come out of a certain kind of unhappiness. They say in Japan, this thing like the hungry spirit - the hungry mind - is what gets you going forward.
  • I try to work out twice a week. I don't restrict myself from any food in my diet; I think it's all about balance. I'm also very lucky with my genetics and metabolism.
  • I don't think I'm intense.
  • If the reader is rooting for the protagonist, they'll forgive you just about everything else.
  • Political corruption is endemic all over this country, in some places worse than others, right? On crime, you have all the major American cities where the crime rates at different points in their histories, have spiked dramatically.
  • My parents have Google Alerts on me. So they'll often times send me an e-mail and be like, 'Hey did you know this?' And then I'll be like, 'Well, it is, like, my life. So yes, I did know that.' Or, 'That's not even true. I don't know where you read that.' I have Googled myself, yes. But my parents really have Google Alerts on me.
  • Most of man's problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and carried out with courage.
  • The best way to look stylish on a budget is to try second-hand, bargain hunting, and vintage.
  • People think that it's their sovereign right to download music and not have to pay for it.
  • I've never really been that much of a fan of Ninja Tune.
  • But epistemology is always and inevitably personal. The point of the probe is always in the heart of the explorer: What is my answer to the question of the nature of knowing?
  • To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us.
  • Based on what our country stands for. We can't fail to stand for democracy.
  • Just as we teach our children how to ride a bike, we need to teach them how to navigate social media and make the right moves that will help them. The physical world is similar to the virtual world in many cases. It's about being aware. We can prevent many debacles if we're educated.
  • My fighting style, if you will, is a combination of mimicking, cowboy films and boxing that I have done throughout my life.
  • A goal is a goal no matter which end it goes in. I'm pleased to get off the mark again.
  • Every girl's dream is to have two hot guys having a bit of a barney over you.
  • Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply... For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
  • I won't miss Grissom. It was a complete life for me that's reached its end, and it's reached it in the right way, I think. So I won't miss Grissom. And I hope that the audience won't miss him either.
  • I'm all for big production - I love putting on shows.
  • I love the quality, feel and history of film. I love the pictures of the giant cameras and the way it was.
  • I am racing to the studio the moment that God affords me the opportunity to hear again.
  • I quit college and neglected to tell my dad.
  • Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
  • In the tenth century the old Batavian and later Roman forms have faded away.
  • Actually, I always dreamed about getting a gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle in Olympic swimming. I always thought that would be the epic award in sports to get.
  • I'm about being honest and knowing that people are watching, and they want to know that I'm asking questions that they want the answers to.
  • My parents didn't want me to go into show business. They were afraid of what would happen if I didn't succeed. They wanted me to get married and have babies. I never saw marriage and family in my life.
  • The strangest thing about writing a sitcom, is never knowing if it will become anything but words on a page.
  • There's acting, and then there's auditioning; mastering auditioning is sort of the first thing an actor really needs to nail down when he or she wants to get a part.
  • Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things.
  • Normally, improving contrast sensitivity means using glasses or surgery to correct the eye. But we've found that action video games train the brain to process visual information more efficiently and improve vision.
  • Obviously we had to study Shakespeare at school, but to be honest, I was not a fan. I found the language very difficult, and I didn't enjoy watching it or studying it. I auditioned five times for the Royal Shakespeare Company early on in my career, and I didn't even get past the first rounds.