Fly Quotes

  • Only when I am by seawater can I truly breathe, to say nothing of my ability to think.
  • It's always been a subtext of our secular optimism that you solve the economic problem, and all other things sort of take care of themselves. Well, we seem to be doing well on the economic side - we are doing very well - and the other things are not solving - they're compounding.
  • Every guy's got to own a watch. I'm a watch guy. Men don't get to wear jewelry, really, and that's the one item that we can make our own and personalize our stuff with.
  • Of course, success takes you where your character can't sustain you.
  • In movies, you get to explore parts of yourself that in real life, people shy away from, like looking stupid or embarrassing yourself or getting too angry, anything inappropriate. As an actor, you walk into those moments.
  • I met Patricia Neal, John Houseman. But I loved my grandfather because he was this kind, talented man.
  • I was gaga about dinosaurs as a kid.
  • I can't bring out something I've already worn. I want to make sure I don't look down. I want people to say, 'Man, he looks good'.
  • I came to the U.S. in 1994 to learn English and go to business school, but I took only a few business courses at the State University of New York at Albany and didn't finish.
  • I can't think of anything more important than the environment we leave to our children and our children's children.
  • They're desperately searching for meaning in their lives but they will not crack the Bible open.
  • The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.
  • I may live in London, but I'll go back to the country one day. My dad's an architect, so I would like him to design me a house. I'd love to be in the countryside when I'm older.
  • I'm really shy with my acting when it's off, because the camera gives me an excuse to be in character, whereas otherwise I would just feel like an idiot.
  • I have three incredible nieces and a nephew who's going off to college. To hear them say they're proud of me left me in tears.
  • Dukakis ran without understanding that there was a Democratic Party out in the land, and he never did call on it.
  • All of the land of Israel is ours.
  • When I do something I give everything, so it has to be something that I really want to go for.
  • I mean, the great secret is that an orchestra can actually play without a conductor at all. Of course, a great conductor will have a concept and will help them play together and unify them.
  • I carried on acting during school holidays and was all set to go to drama school when I was offered my first professional job appearing in 'King David' with Richard Gere.
  • Moana is an incredible heroine. She's strong... She's got her two feet firmly planted. She's definitely grounded.
  • Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.
  • The Passion narratives are the first pieces of the Gospels that were composed as a unity.
  • I see the staff and crew on the set as my equals. When I make a mistake, they know they can call my attention or even tell me what to do.
  • This America has been the country of greed rather than the country of need.
  • We have to create jobs but also make sure that those who are looking for work aren't just left without any assistance whatsoever.
  • Indebted countries can only grow out of their debt troubles through strong economic growth; austerity measures alone cannot work. It is imperative to engage in deep structural reform to spur growth.
  • There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
  • I talk to myself quite a lot, and when things get stressful, I just tell myself to breathe.
  • Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
  • Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except the biggest potential bestsellers. Given all the changes, both economic and technological, SF hasn't done too badly.
  • People always related to President Bush, but in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Iraq War, his numbers collapsed because people didn't feel like he handled those properly. Obama is the inverse. He was elected because he was an extraordinary guy, but the fact that he isn't ordinary has turned out to be politically damaging.
  • For years, I kept the two separate: Michael Horse the artist and Michael Horse the actor. I like the acting, but I'm an artist; that's my identity.
  • I'm interested in creating a little sound world for songs, really crafting it, building it, and making it like a little doll's house with little things inside it, staircases and rooms and everything kind of relates to everything else. I've never seen it as drums, bass, guitar and vocals in very separate spaces.
  • I dress like a boy most of the time because I like what's comfortable, so sometimes when I have to wear dresses and makeup, it's kind of comedic. I take lots of pictures on my cell phone: 'Look, I'm dressed like a girl! Surprise!'
  • I got out of difficult situations when many of my classmates didn't because I was smart, and I was lucky, and my parents were amazingly literate and helpful.
  • We feel it's unacceptable to be fat, when it has nothing to do with who the person actually is.
  • I was in every club and extra-curricular activity at high school, and I was in the National Honor Society.
  • There is something fascinating about every human being. The question is how much they're willing to divulge.
  • Since 'Buffy,' vampires have become kind of softer and gushier instead of, you know, man-eating monsters.
  • Hollywood is the kind of place that takes what you do well in one thing and manufactures it so the joy can be taken out of it.
  • Now I know what it's like to be a rock star. No, I didn't sleep with 5 groupies at once. But I was interviewed about 45 times in 5 days in 3 cities.
  • I remember the very first suit I bought. It was a three-piece denim suit with bell-bottoms.
  • And Brooke Elliott is a great actress.
  • I just love going out and playing my brother's songs.
  • If I eat junk food and have a workout the next day, I feel a significant difference in the way my body responds to exercise. I'm sluggish, tired and run out of energy very quickly.
  • But nobody predicted anything of this magnitude in terms of resistance. And in part, the magnitude of the resistance was spurred by our failures in reconstruction.
  • The Voting Rights Act of 1965 brought an end to the ugly Jim Crow period in American history.