Difficult Quotes

  • In the 1950s in the United States, few music lovers were listening to chamber music. Daddy played Bach and Haydn on our phonograph for me. Not only did I become familiar with the form; he discussed the concerti. My own head start. My own Head Start.
  • A firm, for instance, that does business in many countries of the world is driven to spend an enormous amount of time, labour, and money in providing for translation services.
  • If you're going to kiss a man, let it be a beautiful man like Ed Speleers.
  • Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.
  • For me, as I suspect for most people, there comes a point where you have enough. If you've got £20 million, why keep going until you've got £100 million or £1,000 million? Does anyone need another vast yacht or private jet or a house full of gold?
  • In the long term, the United States could greatly benefit Islam by uniquely freeing the religion from government constraints and permitting it to evolve in a positive, modern direction. But that's the long term.
  • I'm not going to lie, I love TV. I watch a ton of it - golf, HGTV, football.
  • The two championship years were that significant for me.
  • Matters of the heart are important to me. All this materialism and all the money and wealth are things that you don't take to the grave. One day you have it. The next day you don't.
  • I have achieved what I wanted to achieve. I'm better off at some sort of independent place where they not only like what I produce but also trust me to be the one to produce it.
  • I think the success of any brand reboot is to acknowledge the heritage but to embrace and interpret it in a way that makes it relevant and wearable to the modern consumer.
  • I didn't want my daughter brought up by nannies, and I didn't want her to feel I wasn't around.
  • Ballet is such a disciplined craft and it has given me a good grounding.
  • I do believe in the power of prayer.
  • Social Security is meant to be - to make sure that no one who's worked hard and played by the rules and paid into the system grows old in poverty in America.
  • In the '80s, when Gretzky came to the World Championships in the second or third game, you'd see this guy skating circles around the other ones. Unbelievable.
  • Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
  • Life is a series of punches. It presents a lot of challenges. It presents a lot of hardship, but the people that are able to take those punches and able to move forward are the ones that really do have a lot of success and have a lot of joy in their life and have a lot of stories to tell, too.
  • If you're going to implement video, do it as well as YouTube does it or don't do it at all.
  • If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?
  • In my opinion, the Hezbollah has going - they are going to discover sooner or later than in their top priority should preserve Lebanon.
  • If you're going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone.
  • Everywhere, authority and tradition have to justify themselves in the face of questions.
  • Beauty fades! I just turned 29, so I probably don't have that many good years left in me.
  • I always knew mum loved me - tough, look-after-yourself love, as if she knew she wouldn't always be there.
  • In the 1940s, economics started getting highly mathematical. It was basically because economists weren't smart enough to write down models of real behavior that they started writing down models of highly rational behavior - and they kind of forgot about humans.
  • Symptoms, those you believe you recognize, seem to you irrational because you take them in an isolated manner, and you want to interpret them directly.
  • What I find most disturbing about Valentine's Day is, look, I get that you have to have a holiday of love, but in the height of flu season, it makes no sense.
  • What is man without the beasts? For if all the beast were gone, man would die of a great loneliness of the spirit.
  • It was great to be the rock comic, the shock comic. But after you've played Giants Stadium with Bon Jovi in front of 82,000 people, after you've done the 'Wild Thing' video with Jessica Hahn and every rock band from hell, you're not gonna top that.
  • A group of reptilian humanoids, called the Babylonian Brotherhood, control humanity.
  • I hold 'Mi Tierra,' my first Spanish-language album, very close to me because that was all done in my native tongue and won me my first Grammy.
  • Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
  • People will dig their heels in and fight for the things they love and against the things they hate.
  • Energy-saving technologies keep improving faster than they're applied, so efficiency is an ever larger and cheaper resource.
  • There is no such thing as emotional incompatibility. There are only misunderstandings and mistakes which can easily be set right if we have the will to do so.
  • Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives a voice and a platform to anyone willing to engage.
  • In the 'Mass Effect' universe, there is zero ad libbing.
  • I look back with a mix of emotions: sadness for the people who are gone, nostalgia for times that have passed, but immense gratitude for the wonderful opportunities that came my way.
  • The true gourmet, like the true artist, is one of the unhappiest creatures existent. His trouble comes from so seldom finding what he constantly seeks: perfection.
  • In the 1930s one was aware of two great evils - mass unemployment and the threat of war.
  • People are just trying to work their jobs, raise their families, discipline their kids, and have a good life... Politics has just become like bad weather. And they deserve clear skies.
  • And some people, you've got to lock up. If you don't, they're going to hurt you.
  • It is widely known that the effects of childhood poverty follow children through adolescence and into adulthood.
  • I didn't see Dr. No for a year, but I liked it when I saw it. It was a fun movie. I don't like the Bond movies now. I hate special effects.
  • As scientists, we need to not be afraid of the truth.
  • Charm them with your presence as soon as they look at you.
  • It's not like making records is terrible. Still, I do find the writing of the songs and the live shows to be the things that give you the most clear picture of what it's all about.