Dealing Quotes

  • I am a big barbecue-sauce guy.
  • I read my books to writing workshops and friends, and I'm often focussed just on keeping them entertained. I never think about marketing at all.
  • Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
  • It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
  • So finally, I can feel a sort of pride in all my family - Mum, Lynn, Corin, Tasha, my cousin Gemma - because, I think how wonderful that this troop of gypsies can carry on telling stories.
  • Praised be You, my Lord, with all Your creatures, especially Sir Brother Sun, Who is the day through whom You give us light. And he is beautiful and radiant with great splendour; of You, Most High, he bears the likeness.
  • When you're dealing with a very sick person and you're doing something to them, an intervention, be it a procedure or a medication, safety is critical.
  • Everyone thinks they can write a play; you just write down what happened to you. But the art of it is drawing from all the moments of your life.
  • Fabulous is familiarity.
  • The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
  • Every man's got to figure to get beat sometime.
  • Since Socrates and Plato first speculated on the nature of the human mind, serious thinkers through the ages - from Aristotle to Descartes, from Aeschylus to Strindberg and Ingmar Bergman - have thought it wise to understand oneself and one's behavior.
  • Passivity is the same as defending injustice.
  • A lot of people tend to glorify the role of satire and comedians. They put them up as role models, as fighters for the truth and against tyranny, and I think that's overrated.
  • Acting is the most fun. I like to do it and it's great that I can still do that, but you know, you don't really have a lot of control over things, so it's real hit or miss.
  • By the time a bartender knows what drink a man will have before he orders, there is little else about him worth knowing.
  • We found that our kids enjoy those simple adventures we take as a family. I'm driving, my wife's the copilot and we give one kid a choice of what they want to go do. We eat a lot of bad food and sleep in some interesting hotels.
  • I have four kids. They are two years apart, and contraception has been very, very good to me.
  • Far too few designers put any thought into usability, ending up with a great product that's completely inaccessible.
  • I've grown up feeling very American but being constantly bothered by people - there's internalized racism and feeling weird about being second-generation.
  • Thank you for allowing me to use colors as rich and deep as you please. I had always wanted to do so, yet was never allowed because of the color capabilities of our lithographers. Now that I have done it, I don't think I'll ever go back.
  • I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.
  • The number of people who left for the United states and Canada increased with every year.
  • South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge.
  • I think everybody carries a slight sense of being different, and I know that it comes very naturally to me.
  • It is our common experience as human beings that the results of social forces seem to admit only of 'probabilistic' predictions.
  • There is no sadder tale in the annals of architecture than the virtual disappearance of the defining architectural form of the Modern Movement - publicly sponsored housing.
  • If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more audacious.
  • I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.
  • I guess I knew my dad was into photography, so a part of me was interested in picking it up to understand him a little better.
  • We were using the record as a tool to invest money into real estate all through the South, because we were living in an era where the South was changing.
  • There's a lot of thinking when you choreograph something. You're not just choreographing some bodies, arms, legs flying around to look cool. It's a lot more complicated and sophisticated. You also have to deal with the connection of the whole film, so when I choreograph, I think of the movement itself, the camera angles, the characters.
  • I grew up in the New Zealand countryside. We didn't have television until I was 14, so sing-alongs were our only entertainment.
  • We certainly cannot have any further political connection with the Whigs of the South; they have rendered such connection impossible. An impassable gulf separates us, and must here-after separate us.
  • Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.
  • The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
  • True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
  • You're only dealing with whatever you know, which is a very small part of it and later on it'll look like it has something to do with the period. Obviously, the artists have something to do with one another. They tend to set up certain common qualities among themselves.
  • Too many people don't protect their smartphones with a password or PIN. I anticipate that Apple's fingerprint reader will in fact make iPhone 5S owners more likely to secure their smartphones.
  • My neighborhood now is all 21-year-old European supermodels. I go to the international newsstand on the corner, and they're all looking for their pictures in 'Italian Vogue.'
  • I am happy with everything I achieved in my football career. I don't think I could have done any more.
  • In radio, you have two tools. Sound and silence.
  • I'm a participant in the doctrine of constructive ambiguity.
  • I don't think people realize the extent to which TV networks are hurt when they carry public broadcasting. I think the estimate is that they lose a half-million dollars for a half day's programming.
  • Do not forget that the Arab countries, starting with Algeria and Egypt, are the ones that have paid the heaviest toll because of Islamic terror.
  • I know a lot of women who embody what it means to be a feminist but do not want to use that word. The misperceptions about what it's all about have gotten into their heads.
  • In fact, their eyes sort of roll around and they kind of go, 'Hmm'- like there's something there and they don't want to talk about it. But they're not that kind when they are speaking in public.
  • My father was a Little League dictator. That really affected me, his control-freakery, his impunity, his arbitrary unreasonable power.