Excited Quotes

  • I went to high school in Ellicott City, Maryland, and I felt pretty ambivalent about the whole thing. It just took time away from my doing things on the Internet - like creating clans in Quake II or starting a Web design nonprofit. In school, I was just a kid. Online, I had authority.
  • I was completely open to learning about different aspects of Scientology... and I believe in a lot of it.
  • It's just what it is. It just all happened in my stride.
  • I'm also getting an Ovation Legend, because I like them so much.
  • Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.
  • Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win.
  • Well, what happened is that I had been the subject of vicious attacks by Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh.
  • I don't think people understand what it takes to make a movie unless they've experienced it themselves or been around it. It's a miracle every time you make a movie, and a bigger miracle if it turns out well.
  • I worked a little as a messenger on a bicycle and then decided to study photography and film.
  • My mother left Hungary as a refugee, and she is not nostalgic for the life that she had back in Hungary, and yet Cubans certainly want the economic opportunity in the United States, but they're desperately homesick for the culture that they left behind.
  • I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
  • I'm a little bit of a control freak.
  • I certainly grew up seeing more movies and television than I read books, but when it came time to do the thing itself you don't have to hire a lot of people to sit down and write a book, so that was the story-telling medium that was available to me.
  • I think you start hitting home runs, and you start getting caught up in seeing how far you can hit them. They're fun, but you really only have to hit them a foot over the fence. They all count the same.
  • I want to be strong, dominant. Like Wilt Chamberlain.
  • I come from an academic background. I wasn't raised to be into promoting myself.
  • I took high school very casually. There was Teen Town, chess, tennis, boxing, running. Lots of things going on.
  • I worked at a job where 90 percent of my coworkers were Spanish-speaking, and some of them were only Spanish-speaking. My rule was if someone came into the office needing something - I worked in HR at the time - they had to bring a Spanish word to teach me. That was the deal.
  • The kind of thing I'm good at is knowing every politician in the state and remembering where he itches. And I know where to scratch him.
  • I think I can bring a lot to the triangle offense. Derek Fisher wasn't the tallest guard, but what he did is succeed and have a great career. I'm looking forward to learning from him. I've never played in the system, so I want to get there early.
  • What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
  • Jordan Vogt-Roberts directed me in 'Kings of Summer,' which was his debut feature. I got to witness the passion and hunger that first-time directors bring to projects, and ever since, then I've been very intrigued when I've come across a project with a less experienced director.
  • I felt they had really moved the characters in a direction that was very interesting. The family had really felt the impact of what had happened to the.
  • There is no happiness for people at the expense of other people.
  • Today I start a diary; it is against my usual habbits, but out of a clearly felt need.
  • None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves, as those who have nothing to do. Only the active have the true relish of life.
  • I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.
  • I am a fighter. I never give up.
  • I'm a pretty low key person when it comes to style, I love to be comfortable all the time. I love getting dressed up when I'm going out. But most of the time, I just like to be comfortable. It's really annoying to everyone in my life, but I love it.
  • I'd like to have a different look for every film. As an actor, I think I should put more emphasis on my performance than on my looks.
  • Queens is so often treated as a stepchild and labeled as an outer borough. At the very least, if I could help bring more attention to what we need, and what the federal government needs to do to improve the quality of life of people right here in Queens - any way that I can do that, I'm very happy to do that.
  • I realize that the majority of people in the entertainment business happen to be Democrats. I have no problem with that. And they should have no problem with the fact that I'm a Republican.
  • I was always fiercely determined and driven to succeed.
  • I trained in theater. And I started in theater with my first two jobs doing stage plays.
  • Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
  • I feel like the one insight that's extremely comforting to me about the world is that we all share the same pool of emotion that we draw from.
  • If you're looking for a boyfriend, you aren't gonna find one. They seem to come into your life when you least expect it.
  • I'm more of like a recreational surfer, not a consist surfer. Some people get out every week or every day.
  • I love baseball. I'll probably end up one of those old farts who go to spring training in Florida every year and drive from game to game all day.
  • Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better.
  • I worked a lot on my ball-handling and outside shooting during the off season.
  • I've never read a self help book... the most self-help I've read is on a beer mat.
  • 'The Master' with Joaquin Phoenix puts up a good fight, but my favorite movie of all time is 'The Wizard of Oz.' I just love it. I watched it over and over again as a child, and I think it has all the elements of wonder, and it's a beautiful story.
  • When I work on stories, I tend to be pretty obsessive.
  • I just want to be myself and be real and be funny.
  • A journalist gathers information for a media outlet that disseminates the information through a broadly defined 'medium' - including newspaper, nonfiction book, wire service, magazine, news Web site, television, radio or motion picture - for public use. This broad definition covers every form of legitimate journalism.
  • We ought to be beating our chests every day. We ought to look in the mirror, stick out our chests, suck in our bellies, and say, 'Damn, we're Americans,' and smile.
  • Being chaotic isn't cute.