Faith Quotes

  • I have a close association with Gen. Petraeus... What you get in Dave Petraeus is a very unique officer, a combination of intelligence, extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding.
  • One thing I believe completely is that the human heart remains the human heart, no matter how our material circumstances change as we move together through time.
  • Builders eventually took advantage of the look of modernism to build cheaply and carelessly.
  • Killing is the payoff of war.
  • I wanted to raise the voice of a lot of the people that I knew growing up, and this was, for the most part, poor people who had extraordinary dreams but also very amazing obstacles.
  • In every area, we seem to have thrown everything away and embraced reality television. It's nauseating, programme after programme.
  • A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect.
  • The first fight I saw live, the fighter I was shadowing lost in front of a crowd of forty thousand people. The scale of that is staggering to me. Undergoing that overlap between something very personal and something very public strikes me as both admirable and also somewhat terrifying.
  • Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
  • As I moved to less and less diverse places in my life, I realized that white people don't talk about race amongst themselves!
  • Far better an approximate answer to the right question, which is often vague, than the exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise.
  • Innovation is serendipity, so you don't know what people will make.
  • Harpo, she's a lovely person. She deserves a good husband. Marry her before she finds one.
  • To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested, that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up.
  • For me, the most exciting thing is to create good magic that's entertaining for an audience, and it would be lovely if a magician was fooled as well.
  • I've shut myself inside these walls, and I'm going to be a very lonely old lady if I'm not careful.
  • Social media is something of a double-edged sword. At its best, social media offers unprecedented opportunities for marginalized people to speak and bring much needed attention to the issues they face. At its worst, social media also offers 'everyone' an unprecedented opportunity to share in collective outrage without reflection.
  • Just taking risks for risk's sake, that doesn't do it for me. I'm willing to take risks that I think are worth it, and I've worked so hard to make sure that I survive.
  • I'm running because we need change.
  • One of the reasons why I think people have gone from reading mainstream newspapers to the Internet is because they realize they're being lied to.
  • Everything was a song. Every conversation, every personal hurt, every observance of people in stress, happiness and love... if you could feel it, I could feel it. And I could write a song about it.
  • A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions, but also for the maintenance of its structure.
  • We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.
  • When I was little, I didn't know you got paid for acting. My parents put the money in the bank for me, but I just thought it was this fun thing that I was so excited to do. You got to be on the set and get a little bit of makeup and be on camera.
  • The secrets of slavery are concealed like those of the Inquisition.
  • I can shoot a three pointer in basketball, and I can kick a soccer ball.
  • It's everywhere, really. It's between the galaxies. It is in this room. We believe that everywhere that you have space, empty space, that you cannot avoid having some of this dark energy.
  • Mexico has never been anybody's backyard.
  • He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity.
  • I did some research into domestic violence, and there were some stories that will stay me with forever.
  • To me, every interview, even if you love the artist, needs to be somewhat adversarial. Which doesn't mean you need to attack the person, but you do need to look at it like you're trying to get information that has not been written about before.
  • I'm not the beautiful one.
  • The only things that smell good are fat and sugar. Tofu being boiled doesn't smell good. Anything that smells good is fattening.
  • Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal!
  • I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power.
  • I think, from a standpoint of editorial, you know, AOL historically has played in a very deep way across many different verticals in the content space. Huffington Post adds a very large new dimension to that.
  • To me, if you can do the Wicked Witch live, you can play anybody.
  • I have a child and I'm a parent first of all.
  • A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.
  • Everything the human being heard from the beginning, saw with its eyes, looked upon and touched with its hands was a living word; for God was the word.
  • I'm always up for going back to the stage.
  • Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.
  • I loved that outrageous, creative style of city ball. 'Logic is the death of art,' they taught me at Yale. Maybe in basketball, too.
  • Two minutes later the right arm was pointing normally and the reaction to the left appeared. The patient made no complaint at all about the experiment.
  • The stock market can be down, but the stock market is not an indication of where people's spirits and enthusiam are, and where their intellectual energy is.
  • I promised her an interesting life and good food, and the rest is history.
  • Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.
  • What's monotonous about being an actor and often makes me want to throw in the towel or drive a car off a bridge is the auditioning - the waiting around.