Falling Quotes

  • I met a lot of young girls modelling and they were like, 'Oh, I'm running around town and people are taking my picture', while I was saving receipts and learning how to be self-employed.
  • The Book of Revelation is all about the conflict, the contest between the forces of Good and Evil.
  • We can create new ways to create clean water.
  • Physical expression was my first language: Before I was an actor, I was a dancer, an acrobat, a mime and a street performer.
  • Improving Africa's farming sector would have multiple positive outcomes for African people.
  • I go through periods of not writing. Until there's something I can't find in the world that I need, so I write.
  • Everything you see on screen is real. By doing what we do, there's naturally going to be a lot of grimacing. And whimpering.
  • Everything you do has certain significance, a certain weight. I think there is a film in everyone.
  • Finance is wholly different from the rest the economy.
  • I became a bit of a jerk. A kind of a nasty jerk.
  • We are witnessing an enormous shift of collective consciousness throughout the world. We are at the precipice of great transformation within our culture and government.
  • The world is not run by thought, nor by imagination, but by opinion.
  • I used to be under the impression that if a role wasn't difficult, then there was nothing happening. Then a director said to me: 'Ken, you've got to realise, acting can be fun, too.'
  • We've played in places where there were more of us onstage than in the audience.
  • A lot of actors are like, 'Why do I do this? My character wouldn't do this? This doesn't make sense.' And in a comedy, you kind of just need to walk into the door.
  • We're probably going to see some post-2014 military presence - some U.S. presence and a NATO presence - and while we've got much work to do in the next 29 months, we'll have additional time later for the continued professionalization of the Afghan security forces.
  • I put on 'Starstruck' for my kids, and they started getting bored. I was so upset, I took it off. They preferred 'Home Alone.'
  • We always had a guitar at home, but it wasn't until I was 14 when I picked it up myself when my father handed me these sheets of music of the Beatles and some other classics. That's where I learned all the chords and learned how to play and sing at the same time.
  • Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it.
  • Well you can't teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft.
  • It's usually easier for me to begin writing in a character's voice if that person is different from me in some significant way.
  • Unlike the interference of ordinary interest, power, or prejudice, which touches philosophy only at its outskirts and becomes at most a matter for philosophical tactics, the claim of revelation to the highest truth touches philosophy at its core and must affect its whole strategy.
  • Music is almost like a therapy for me. It helps keep me centered and think straight. Before I discovered it, I was walking around, and it felt like there were 25 extra pounds of gravity on my shoulders. It's like you're mute or something.
  • I don't think anybody ever saw anybody taking anything.
  • I enjoy doing everything, comedy and drama. I just look for the characters really and what they offer.
  • Sometimes I'll be sitting with my friends; I'll say something Koothrappali-esque and make a face. There is a lot of Koothrappali in me as a human being. A lot of mannerism, humor, mischievousness, my innocence. So I don't know if I bring him home so much as I bring myself to him at work.
  • I see travelling as a great learning process, and my biggest dream is to travel the world.
  • There's no question about it: the best theatre is collaboration. The best anything is collaboration.
  • I've never gone into analysis. But Freud opened a door, I know.
  • The thing that I think is the most important is taking moments to express your appreciation to your partner. A thank you or a quick kiss can go a long way toward affirming your relationship and commitment to each other. That's not hard to do even when you're juggling insane careers and three kids.
  • We've written something like 900 songs in all.
  • I really want to do something where I can show my physicality - something with a lot of action. Action would be fun. I'd really like to do that.
  • But there is nothing to be done till a horse's head is settled.
  • I am incredibly proud of the many journalists I have worked with throughout my career and the great campaigns that we have fought and won.
  • One would think that plants belonging to the same genus would always produce identical or at least similar oils. But this is by no means so.
  • My career is my girlfriend.
  • I just like to entertain myself by sitting down and writing songs.
  • A woman's beauty is one of her great missions.
  • The trick to acting is not to show off; it's to think the thoughts of the character. I was lucky because when I started acting, it was doing jobs above pubs. I learned to act in anonymity, so by the time people saw me, I knew what I was doing. I was crap for years, but no one saw me being crap. It's a trade you learn.
  • Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind.
  • I don't want to be considered a leader based on what people think goes on in the clubhouse.
  • I was a shy, quiet kid. I was happiest playing by myself with my toys, rather than hanging around people.
  • The glory of 70mm is the sharpness of the image it offers.
  • I think a lot of young people have incredible ideas and incredible insights, but sometimes they wait before they go give their life to something. What I did was just to start a little earlier.
  • This Bitcoin currency is a voluntary decentralized currency, anonymous. It can't be shut down by anyone; there are no central servers.
  • We have over 30 dams in Puerto Rico, and I think only one works. We're here in the rain forest, and we have plenty of water. It's insane.
  • My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien.
  • When I come out to do my stand-up set, I pretty much get bombarded with lines from movies. You try to play off it a little bit, but that's what people want to see. Some clubs, the drunker the audience gets, the more they heckle.