Distance Quotes

  • 'The Glades' is a light cop procedural about a cop from Chicago who got shot in the bum by his captain and made a change down to Florida, so he's a bit of a fish out of water.
  • Only together do Europe and the U.S. stand a chance of keeping liberal democracy as the central doctrine for organizing world affairs.
  • School is very important; it was very important for me. It gave me an enormous amount of confidence, especially at Yale where we were dealing with all the classics. In dealing with the classics, you are dealing with the very best.
  • I have a couple of games I've wanted to make in the 'Tobuscus Adventures' universe.
  • We live in a connected world now. Some find that frightening. If people are downloading our music, they're listening to it. The internet is like radio for us.
  • To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
  • Nice girls aren't always what they seem.
  • We don't hold anything back. We go for broke, and if we have a good idea for a story line, we just use it because you never know and because the dynamics of the show are going to change.
  • I've been playing the Wolfenstein games since I was a kid, and feel that their outlandish sensibility has deeply influenced my own writing and directing throughout my career.
  • For most of our young lives, my family was baffled by elementary school bake sales, to which we were told to bring in goodies to sell. While other kids arrived bearing brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and apple pies, Chinese families didn't bake.
  • We need to be careful when we talk about cutting health care costs. They are not going to be reduced - what we really want to do is do is slow the rate of increase.
  • My secret is just surrounding myself with people who are a lot funnier than me.
  • I get stopped all the time on the street. I can't believe how many people watch 'Dexter.'
  • Equality implies individuality.
  • Sometimes words are not needed, and the simplicity of expressing yourself through an art form is one of the best ways of communication.
  • For working people and union members, Labor Day stands for something special and profound. It's a day to honor the deep commitment each of us has to serve the children we teach, the families we heal, and the communities we love.
  • I think charity begins with your family and you take it from there.
  • Poetry should be able to reach everybody, and it should be able to appeal to all levels of understanding.
  • Charles Darwin got his theory, his notion of natural selection, evolution, and so did its independent discoverer, Alfred Wallace, from reading Malthus.
  • I am really interested in the way we relate to time. In particular, the way readers and writers talk to each other. Casting your voice out into the future is very beautiful to me.
  • Through a respectful exchange of ideas and emphasis on shared goals, I am confident we can put many of our disagreements behind us to ensure a better future for all Americans.
  • Unlike a lot of choreographers, I don't always start with the music. I often start with a visual artist, and then find music that fits the world of that visual artist.
  • The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders are no more. I am not a Virginian but an American.
  • By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
  • There was a time when no difficult subjects were ever aired in the 'Lady', and sadly, life isn't like that.
  • I care about facts. I don't care about your feelings.
  • When I was younger I saw a movie called 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' with Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Those two actors and that movie was my inspiration to want to be an actor.
  • I love being super-tough, but if I need to put on a dress and do my hair and makeup, I can do that, too.
  • We all live inside bodies that will deteriorate. But when you look at human beings, they're capable of very decent things: love, loyalty. When time is running out, they don't care about possessions or status. They want to put things right if they've done wrong.
  • The government's position was that we have frigates that have got a useful life until 2006. There is no necessity for us to make final decisions until 2002.
  • I'm meeting people I never would have met at Brown and doing things I couldn't do because of basketball.
  • I don't know where I will be in 5 weeks let alone five years. But if I am still working in politics, I hope I never lose sight of why I got involved in the first place.
  • I love 'Project Runway.' It's my favorite show!
  • Franklin Roosevelt was a great leader. He saw how to use the levers of power to affect change.
  • I lift weights four times a week, usually run five days a week.
  • It's always amusing to look at how something early in the 20th century was written in anthropology and how it's written now. There's been an enormous shift in how it's done, but yet you can't put your finger on someone who actually did it.
  • The happiest moments are when we sit down and we feel the presence of our brothers and sisters, lay and monastic, who are practicing walking and sitting mediation.
  • The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
  • As long as I am in the Congress, I will continue to fight for and defend our sacred values.
  • I love the '70s. I think the '70s had the best music and the best movies.
  • I picture Generation X as young adults living in a state of perpetual adolescence.
  • I have been desperate to escape for so many years now, it is routine for me to try to escape.
  • If I got hit by a truck, I would want to go to hospital, but if something is bothering me I will see my naturopath.
  • As a young actor, I worked with Kevin McNally and have always thought him brilliant.
  • It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.
  • Slave girls on Gor address all free men as Master, though, of course only one such would be her true Master.
  • A number of things in 'Dhalgren' are just meant to function as mysteries. They're mysteries when the book begins, and they're mysteries when the book ends.
  • I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality, society or government.