Deal Quotes

  • I'll shout it if they want: Down with isms! Up with a Left that is capable of thinking outside the box! In other words, I am more than completely cured of simplifications, of dividing the world into good and evil, of thinking in black and white. I have repented!
  • A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.
  • I grew up in Nova Scotia, so there weren't a whole lot of rules.
  • My grandfather on one side was trained as a cabinetmaker but eventually worked as a coachbuilder and then built cars. I inherited from him a love of cars, but with no technical ability whatsoever, sadly!
  • I don't avoid anyone but I always think some people hate me.
  • Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it's too assertive to the naked eye.
  • That's why modern corporate movie making has become so laborious that comedians are kind of kicked out by 50.
  • Once upon a perfect night, unclouded and still, there came the face of a pale and beautiful lady. The tresses of her hair reached out to make the constellations, and the dewy vapours of her gown fell soft upon the land.
  • It is very wicked for you not to take care of your masters goods, but how much worse is it to pilfer and steal from them, whenever you think you shall not be found out.
  • It should be one's sole endeavor to see everything afresh and create it anew.
  • What I felt was, if you spend your life just writing fiction, you are going to falsify your material. And the fictional form was going to force you to do things with the material, to dramatize it in a certain way. I thought nonfiction gave one a chance to explore the world, the other world, the world that one didn't know fully.
  • Am I over existing or am I over existing? That's my inside joke.
  • I quite like to sing, actually - just belting out numbers with my guitar. I find that it's a form of tranquility.
  • People talk about smart sanctions and crippling sanctions. I've never seen smart sanctions, and crippling sanctions cripple everyone, including innocent civilians, and make the government more popular.
  • Genuine freedom is possible only where there is genuine love. And genuine love is not possible without truth.
  • I don't think anyone enjoys raising money, but for some reason I seem to have a knack.
  • When a music teacher that I had at school was taken ill and we had a variety show and I had to fill in - that's when I realized I had a voice.
  • Last year, I made a refrigerator in my basement. And I needed to because I needed to figure how - you know there is no such thing as 'cold.' There is only less heat.
  • I'm a Christian woman, but I believe in human rights. I do not go into people's bedrooms. I appoint people based on their capabilities, not their sexual orientation.
  • Because I see my own boys growing, and I see other children growing and I just have such a connection.
  • When we deal with questions relating to principles of law and their applications, we do not suddenly rise into a stratosphere of icy certainty.
  • A belief in God helps provide a foundation to arbitrate our decisions. Without this foundation, we are condemned to live essentially formless lives.
  • I got my first break in 'Bhootnath,' solely on my credit, and went on to sing for around 20 films for all the leading music composers.
  • I don't think the Taliban will ever come back to take Afghanistan, no.
  • I never lost a fight because I wasn't in shape or because I wasn't ready. I lost because I was either beaten by a man better than me, or it wasn't my night.
  • People have to be reminded that unions played a very historic role in our economy.
  • In terms of writing characters or stories, at least initially, there's no difference between live-action and animation. A good story is a good story, whatever the medium.
  • First impressions matter more in basketball than in any other sport, and they can be savored only in person. Players can't hide behind pads or helmets, so we can stare at them, evaluate every move they make: running, jumping, walking, even ogling the cheerleaders. We can see every ripple and tattoo. If they're lazy, we can tell.
  • The surprising thing was, it's actually easier working on animation than working on a comic strip, because Garfield is animated in my head.
  • Eve Ensler is a hero of mine. She's been working for the rights of women for a long time.
  • I do like playing the darker side of life but as much as the lighter side as well. They all resonate out of the same place, which is that everyone has a story to tell. Depending on their upbringing and their history, it determines who they are as an adult. My job is to take the role from there.
  • There are so many people who are arguing or fighting over issues which don't have much relevance. We must all realise it is not worth it.
  • I believe that Canadians have the common sense to see that a better future cannot be built on fragmentation.
  • I grew up in the suburbs and was raised on rap radio, so it took me a long time to stumble upon the acoustic guitar as a resource for anything.
  • When I was a child, the temptation to sin was always a romantic option. This romantic option led me to the cinema, a place where sin was welcome.
  • I cannot see myself sitting at a desk from nine to five!
  • Most voices get weaker and frailer. I seem to be getting better with age.
  • Pianos tend to get better as they age, the more you play them. They grow into their sound.
  • I was born in very sorry circumstances. Both of my parents were very sorry.
  • Through the program, they get the basics of what it takes to train.
  • I try and play 2 or 3 times a week to stay on my game.
  • There will be masses available all day long. Confession available all day long.
  • It is not safe in the republican form of government that clannishness should exist either by compulsory or voluntary reason. It is not good for the government and it is not good for the individual.
  • I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect.
  • I started with California, and I did not like it. I flew over to Seattle, and I did not like it much. I felt like Iowa is the place - I like the people and the environment.
  • I tried to contribute to the defeat of the Soviets. If I contributed 1%, it is 1% of something enormous.
  • I think it's important to have perspective and to look at what you don't necessarily want to see.
  • Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.