Gaining Quotes

  • We are a nation of laws, and we will always act within the bounds of the law.
  • I have tried to teach people there are three kicks in every dollar: one, when you make it; two, when you have it. The third kick it when you give it away - and it is the biggest kick of all.
  • My mum is, like, my biggest fan, and she's the one who will basically do all the publicity for me back home... She'll constantly be talking to me saying, 'Dan, what's going on? We've heard this. Tell us about it! Dad wants to know!' And so I'll give them as much information as I can, and Mom and Dad are both my biggest fans.
  • I think there needs to be a global focus on people taking care of people.
  • The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.
  • I'm so glad this worked out for me, I do think I know how to be a good model.
  • As I learn more and more about the six-year extension of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, it's obvious to me that NFL owners understood that they were going to get a new deal done at all costs.
  • I think, generally, British people are more culturally cynical about the things that involve our own country. Especially the royals.
  • After 'Land,' I wanted to do something about emerging media and citizen journalism, so I got this idea for 'Diary of the Dead.'
  • A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
  • There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.
  • My dad was an engineer, and he became the CEO of Chevron. His was an engineer's mind-set: Everything's kind of a problem; how do you approach the problem?
  • Does my character hate Bree? Well, let's just put it this way. Bree hasn't seen the last of me. I gave that drunk gal a ride home a few episodes ago and she turned on me!
  • For me, movies and television are interesting because they are the dominant storytelling form of our time. My first love will always be fiction, and especially novels, but I'm a writer... I write poetry and essays and criticism and I'd love to write a whole play, and sometimes I even write scripts.
  • Fundamentalists are crazy. They're the real world equivalent to the evil geniuses of our spy fiction and our superhero comics. They want to mold the world into a specific shape that they really believe in, and if you don't believe in that, if you can't relate to that, it just seems crazy.
  • I like being like a chameleon who transforms himself with each role.
  • Donald Trump performs consistently better in online polling, where a human being is not talking to another human being about what he or she may do in the election.
  • Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
  • One has to explain to people that the EU in this form is the answer both to 1945 and to the 21st century, in a dramatically altered world with new heavyweights, and that Germany benefits from the continued integration of Europe in political, economic and societal ways. And, of course, that means the Germans will have to pay.
  • My preferred style is to write in first person, so I always have to play around with possible narrator voices until I find something that works.
  • I've gotta be the only father begging his son to leave a six-figure job to go play in a rock n' roll band!
  • Filmmaking is a very privileged art form. It costs a lot of money to make these things.
  • Being an actress is similar to trying to fit in with the popular kids in high school. You're expected to drive the right car, wear the right clothes and say the right things.
  • I started taking acting classes when I was twelve.
  • Most painters want recognition, especially by their peers. I achieved that a long time ago with TV. I don't need any more.
  • The way that UCB taught us to improvise, you always start from an inspiration from your life, something that's happened to you or a friend. And then you put a comic game onto it. It always starts from a place of reality, of truth.
  • I've only half-admitted I'm a professional. I know I am, I've paid my dues, but one of the things I could do better when I'm acting is to really be rigorous and to think I know how to do it. To use my brain.
  • Resources are a trust of the nation, and each and every penny is being spent on public welfare projects honestly.
  • I know I work quite hard at making people like me.
  • If we desire a society in which men are brothers, then we must act towards one another with brotherhood. If we can build such a society, then we would have achieved the ultimate goal of human freedom.
  • I ride my horses three to four times a week.
  • Napster hijacked our music without asking. They never sought our permission. Our catalog of music simply became available as free downloads on the Napster system.
  • India introduced Britain to vegetarianism - see Tristram Stuart's excellent first book on this - and it is possible, indeed all too easy, to be a vegetarian in India and eat extraordinarily good, varied food every day, with very few 'repeats.'
  • Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.
  • When love is absent, then there is fear, and in my opinion you should lead your entire life through love.
  • I would come here, too. Who doesn't want a free ride? I want to ride in the carnival for free all day long and put my whole family on welfare.
  • There is nothing wrong with being well off as long as money has a social and ethical value and is not the object of one's own greed.
  • Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.
  • We have to keep pace with changing times.
  • As soon as it was understood that we could handle things in our own way, it was the thrill of my life to walk out on that stage with people just hemming the band in.
  • We're not in the business of shaping consumer demand. We respond to it.
  • I don't think human beings have changed in 2,000 years.
  • Dressing up as decrepit old ladies, and even decrepit young ladies, was one of our staples.
  • My mother still sends a cake to the office for my birthday.