England Quotes

  • If we are going to save this country, if we are going to reestablish that belief in God, it's up to us. If we don't do it, who will?
  • If you believe in justice, if you believe in democracy, if you believe in people's rights, if you believe in the harmony of all humankind - then you have no choice but to back Fidel Castro as long as it takes!
  • I typically do yoga and I walk everywhere, and that's how I get my exercise.
  • Chess masters don't evaluate all the possible moves. They know how to discard 98 percent of the ones they could make and then focus on the best choice of the remaining lot. That's the way expertise works in other fields, too: Wise practitioners recognize familiar patterns and put their creativity, improvisation, and skill toward the marginal cases.
  • America's health care system provides some of the finest doctors and more access to vital medications than any country in the world. And yet, our system has been faltering for many years with the increased cost of health care.
  • That's why the role that I have on 'Grey's Anatomy' is important to me, because it's a human being. He doesn't have to wear race on his sleeve; he doesn't even have to talk about it. We just lead by our actions.
  • From one Soul of the Universe are all Souls derived.
  • I'm very much in support of the free press, but the free press ought to be educational and informative. And I believe they have fallen down recently on that.
  • I mean, I hate when actors talk about how hard their job is. It's ridiculous, because we have the best job in the world.
  • I went down to Venezuela and ended up renting a helicopter and flew with my sons to the tops of the tepuis, these freestanding jungle mesas, 'lost worlds' as it were. In fact, it's almost impossible to access them without one. So we were able to land and spend some time there. We were trapped for about six hours by clouds that came in.
  • My first six books were horror, I think because when I was young I loved Stephen King. John Wyndham, Daphne Du Maurier, and it's natural to try and emulate the books you first loved.
  • If I find cool, open-minded people, want to do unique one-of-a-kind kind of project, I'll do it as long as I can.
  • The reason I don't make more movies is because it's really hard to find ideas that I go, 'Yeah, I could spend two years of my life doing this.' Mostly what I do is say no to movies because I go, 'Maybe I would see that, but I don't think I could spend two years on it. I'd go nuts.'
  • I love amazing people. I love dazzling them. That's why I think performing magic is one of the greatest things a person can do.
  • I feel very blessed. I have had, and am having, such a lovely life.
  • I think what a life in science really teaches you is the vastness of our ignorance.
  • If I get a hard audience they are not going to get away until they laugh. Those seven laughs a minute - I've got to have them.
  • I enjoyed my time in the WRAF. There were plenty of people at the airfields where I worked, and they were all very good company.
  • Our contemporary society is experimenting with the diminishment of caregivers for children. Some children are raised through crucial stages of life by only one person. This one person, who strives to give the best, may be overwhelmed, busy, trying to raise many children. And even in homes with two parents, many children are essentially alone.
  • I always think about making a CD you can hear in your car, your house party, with wonderful energy for all.
  • I think the most important thing about music is the sense of escape.
  • I'm officially retired as the refuser of Academy Awards.
  • The two hours onstage is great. But I can only play a show and then take a night off. I have to sing for two hours, and then I've gotta rest it for a night. So it's the other 46 hours that are just boring as heck.
  • Like most struggling writers trying to get their scripts commissioned, I had to do something odd to pay the rent. So, aged 21, I started up my own small cheesecake company in Philadelphia.
  • Happiness is definitely a priority in our household. That the kids are happy and everybody is comfortable. Self-esteem is very important.
  • Even if I was in prison, I could be free in my head. I can adapt easily.
  • If we could communicate at the speed of thought, we can augment our creativity with the low-level stuff that AI and robots and 3-D printers and fab labs and all that do.
  • I like a pretty relaxed, fun set. Everyone knows they can bring whoever they want and hang out.
  • I can't seem to help writing love stories. I definitely crave romance. When I was young, I craved romance in books, but I didn't want to read just romance - love plays such a big part in our lives, it shouldn't be cut out and restricted to its own fiction.
  • I found out early in life that I could hit a baseball farther than most players, and that's what I tried to do.
  • I think the potential for the program at the risk of sounding self-serving is large, some would say even limitless, so I'm excited about it and I think it can even pass next year.
  • If you're singing, you're telling a story. So to tell it and tell it right, that's it.
  • Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it.
  • I was angry but not at God. I feel that you are closer to God when you are messed up. Definitely. That's when you most need God, and God cannot control what man does.
  • I don't mind being unlikely. I'd rather that than be predictable.
  • It's funny how the smallest things I've done speak the loudest about me, but I like that.
  • I didn't go into 'Rabbit Hole' wanting to write about class. I think because of who I am it somehow found its way into it.
  • I found in my whole career the best thing that can happen to you is that you hear what people want.
  • I think one of the most difficult things for anyone who's played baseball is to accept the fact that maybe the players today are playing just as well as ever.
  • It is safest to take the unpopular side in the first instance. Transit from the unpopular is easy... but from the popular to the unpopular is so steep and rugged that it is impossible to maintain it.
  • Some games you win, some you lose, and some you draw.
  • Maybe all theatre is going to be irrelevant for all time.
  • The American boy starts swinging the bat about as soon as he can lift one.
  • I curl up inside and freeze when I have to act. I much prefer sitting on the sidelines and trying to get the best out of other people.
  • The drink? Yes, I've had tough times in my life, especially the last year, regarding my ex-wife, my kids, I nearly broke my neck, I was on death row with pneumonia.
  • The Internet is a fantastic, strange place where you can write an open letter and be reasonably assured that people are going to read it.
  • I get a lot that people have a hard time believing that I'm a nerd... but I grew up with a Nintendo controller in my hand.
  • I think most of my tastes were British, as far as comedy went, when I was growing up.