Forward Quotes

  • In our experience at Safeway, we're confident that we can actually improve the quality of health care while taking costs down and using the savings to help finance coverage of low-income people who are clearly going to need help to pay for insurance.
  • I am absolutely blessed and I'm very grateful for where I am today.
  • It is time for the world, the hemisphere and the region to make sure that relevant institutions of civil society and relevant laws are embedded in the mechanisms of governance.
  • The benefit is competition, the thrill of playing in the Olympics, being an Olympian, playing against the best.
  • The reality is regulation often lags behind innovation.
  • A lot of kids spent more time out of school than in, but I always loved school and thought it was my way out of Cleveland, and out of poverty.
  • Any abhorrent behavior is more interesting to me. I'm always amazed when somebody asks me, 'Why don't you write something about nice people?' Because nice people are boring, that's why.
  • The Supreme Court and courts in general have been usurping the role of the legislative branch of government.
  • That's the spirit in which I went to New York to be with my husband, and when I knocked on the hotel door, she opened the door as Caitlyn as we now know her - full makeup and fully dressed as a woman. So it was devastating to me to see because I had envisioned Bruce opening the door, but it was helpful in my process.
  • Do some research on the effects of television and your brain, and I promise you you'll have a decision to make when it comes to television, especially with what you watch.
  • But Gargoyles, bar none, is the most fun I've ever had in life.
  • My job is to protect the integrity of the NFL and to make sure the game is as safe as possible.
  • Hope changes everything, doesn't it?
  • Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
  • A tree is an incomprehensible mystery.
  • Making dance music was one of the best things I did in my life. I traveled the world; I met the most amazing fans. I got a lot of respect from doing it.
  • I've never heard a crowd boo a homer, but I've heard plenty of boos after a strikeout.
  • Orlando's a part of me. The next guy's a part of me. And the next guy's a part of me. That's all I'm trying to do, is tell cool stories that people can relate to.
  • As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your wife or your children's feelings, but I'm making up for that now. I'm winning my children's trust back.
  • I used to be monastic, almost. Now I'm like a Tibetan that has discovered hamburgers and television. I'm catching up on Americana.
  • I admire my father greatly.
  • In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
  • None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
  • No matter how much we disagree with people, demonising them doesn't get us anywhere; it merely indicates a closed mind.
  • I am honored to receive the James Beard award and so incredibly proud of my entire team at Eleven Madison Park.
  • Maybe politically it wasn't wise but when people have different view points I think the public has a right to hear it and the public has a right to make decisions based on those view points.
  • I like death. I'm a big fan of it.
  • Net neutrality is a concept that the tech industry rallies around, but it is hypocrisy.
  • In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.
  • I've been planning a chunk of time to myself for years now. It's been my intention to finish 'Astonishing X-Men,' 'I Am Legion' and 'Planetary' and then sort of 'disappear' from doing comic interiors for a couple of years. I'll pop up here and there with a short story or two, old promises to friends and all, but no major series work.
  • My previous 15 years working in the Department of Justice were extraordinarily fulfilling. I love the Department, its people and its mission. I can think of no greater honor than to lead them.
  • In 1995, I founded a storytelling program for children called Neighborhood Bridges in collaboration with the Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, which is 15 elementary schools in the Twin Cities.
  • Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.
  • What I remember most about working on 'Sesame Street' is having fun in the green room with the other kids while waiting for my time to go on camera to work with the puppets.
  • Normally I will have five or six cups of tea a day, and if I can have them poured from a teapot, then all the better. I think tea tastes so much nicer from a pot.
  • I had a dialect coach to get an American accent, and then another dialect coach to come off it a bit. There is something deep and mysterious in the voice when it isn't too high-pitched American.
  • If Obama commits thermonuclear war, I won't have to worry about November and neither will you.
  • I'm against abortion.
  • When I was in Norway, we were there for two days, and I didn't sleep one hour there. I stayed up and watched the sunset, then watched it rise again. It was crazy, but I just loved it so much.
  • Commanded by God dozens of times in the Hebrew Bible to remember their past, Jews historically obeyed not by recording events but by ritually re-enacting them: by understanding the present through the lens of the past.
  • Modernity signifies the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, the half of art of which the other half is the eternal and the immutable.
  • I don't want to be a 'teen star' because so many people don't ever grow out of that.
  • Any man who has ever tried to use political power for the common good has felt an awful sense of powerlessness.
  • If you look at the entrance halls of the skyscrapers of the 1920s and 1930s, they are very welcoming. They are public spaces with enormous amounts of display and marble and so on. They were havens off the street.
  • I did a commercial when I was, like, 5 or 6 years old for... what was it called?... Cabbage Patch Kids! That was the first thing I ever did. Little bit embarrassing.
  • My father believed in astrology. His astrologer had predicted that his daughter would become a writer someday. My father would nag me, but I didn't write a word till he passed away. I wish he could see me now.
  • My favorite place to go is Zabriskie Point in Death Valley. If you see it at sunrise and sunset, it's like you're on Mars.
  • I am not as bad as people would suggest. Not as good as I would like to be.