Dishes Quotes

  • 'I Am Number Four' is a great story about a guy who's trying to find his destiny and figure out who he is and his identity.
  • I like the fact that kids are willing to be imaginative and go along with me when I'm telling strange tales.
  • Being feminine in the way you dress doesn't have to compromise who you are as a woman or your career.
  • I can't imagine what it's like to go through life without shoes to protect your feet, and yet millions of kids do it. That's why TOMS is such an incredible company - it gives shoes to children who need them!
  • All schools should teach children basic cooking skills. Every school should be able to buy sustainable, good quality food wherever possible from local sources. Every school should include food-growing in the curriculum. For some, that will mean twinning with willing farms. For others, it will mean literally building their own small farms.
  • I didn't really want deadlines and editorial work. I wanted something mechanical and eight hours a day. So I went to work, thinking it was easy - ha, ha - on the complaint desk at the circulation department.
  • My mom was an environmental activist in Australia in the late '60s and '70s, and I guess I've inherited that awareness from her.
  • I think of a book and a play, or a book and a movie, as two separate things - I don't think of it as my novel having a new life.
  • My day rotates around my family. I am very lucky.
  • The history of liberty is a history of resistance.
  • What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.
  • Environmental quality was drastically improved while economic activity grew by the simple expedient of removing lead from gasoline - which prevented it from entering the environment.