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  • I think that all of us, as Americans, are due due process and have a right to a fair trial, and have a right to be considered innocent until proven guilty. I think that is the American way and it's the foundation upon which this country was built.
  • Perfect health, like perfect beauty, is a rare thing; and so, it seems, is perfect disease.
  • City of Los Angeles is my home, and it is my duty to lead by example, contribute all that I can, and help make the world a better place with the tools and resources available to me.
  • Superman was never previewed because the producers didn't trust Warners with the film.
  • Most people have to talk so they won't hear.
  • As far as engaging with fans... it's a tricky thing. I enjoy seeing the feedback on Twitter, etc. It's probably the actor in me.
  • When a film works, the director had a lot to do with that, but the director also didn't have a lot to do with that. There are so many moving parts. It's really about being open to how the river is flowing and trying to get on the river.
  • The birthers, the fanatics, the people running around in right-wing militia and Aryan support groups, it is unbearable to them that President Barack Obama should exist.
  • In the forty years of the people's republic, some of the worst historical traits were preserved in our people. These included even the common characteristics developed in the economic reality of the time of partitions in the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.
  • People in third-world countries are less eager to see movies full of angst over existential problems, and who can blame them. They've got other fish to fry. They'd rather see a few great dance routines and the guy end up with the girl.
  • National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people.
  • I am not a bomber. I'm more about precision and being target-oriented. I have to rely on all parts of my game firing if I'm going to win.
  • I'm doing a book, 'Chasing Science,' about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport.
  • This is an age of specialization, and in such an age the repertory theater is an anachronism, a ludicrous anachronism.
  • The New England Patriots have always been a special organization and I've always watched from afar.
  • The more you are known, the more difficult it is to hide behind characters.
  • People think writing a children's book is something you could do in an afternoon but it's actually really hard.
  • Feminism is sort of like God. Many people profess to believe in it, but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction.
  • I went from years of honing my craft to sudden recognition. It was quite a life changer.
  • I couldn't really experience being an author when I was still working in publishing - I was trying to negotiate being both. Sometimes the knowledge doesn't translate between the two roles.
  • I was forever reading outside of the field as well as in it.
  • I'm 23 years old. I might just be my mother's child, but in all reality, I'm everybody's child. Nobody raised me; I was raised in this society.
  • I work every day. I was flying the other day. and I was like, where am I flying? I have no idea, I work so much.
  • I love cities, and I love city governments in particular. But in politics it would have taken me 8 years from implementing a policy before I would get to see the feedback. With programming I could model the same policies and see the impact immediately. Technology is a far more efficient way to test.
  • I broke into acting doing Latino roles. I played a Latino casanova in 'The Winner' and a Latino character on 'Hannah Montana.'
  • A concert is not a live rendition of our album. It's a theatrica! event.
  • The Producers Guild represents the creativity, innovation and dynamism that sets our industry apart from all others.
  • In our cultural history, all emotions have been more culturally acceptable to women.
  • The fast, flowing parts, the high-speed corners, that's where a Formula One car is at its best - changes of direction, pulling high g-forces left and right.
  • Mainstream news covers war and gets everything wrong. I'd rather learn what's happening from soldiers with combat experience. It's like a former NFL player giving play-by-play. We bring the expert commentary.
  • Well, the most important thing in investing is to know what you're investing in, and if you're confident in the outcome, it's important to stay true to your position.
  • I feel like if you're a really good human being, you can try to find something beautiful in every single person, no matter what.
  • The limelight is a tricky place, because you can't believe what's going on around you. You stop observing. You stop perceiving. You stop extending yourself, and you become isolated.
  • Miami is nothing like me, and that's why I need to be here - it's the opposite. I'm practical, where this place is moody, I'm stolid in my interior, where this place has a certain flair, and I'm materialistic in a sense that this place is fundamentally spiritual - there's a quicksilver quality about this place.
  • Fixing things around the house was the last bastion of manliness. But now, even that is getting taken away. As women become more economically independent, they are starting to fix things around the house for themselves.
  • Being an optimist after you've got everything you want doesn't count.
  • I'm a big believer in education, period.
  • The issue often with films is how it works with money and trying to get a visible movie star presence in the film.
  • No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.
  • Desperate? That can be a justification for all kinds of behavior.
  • Life is much too serious to be taken seriously.
  • If you study the Talmud you please God even more than you do by praying or fasting.
  • To do something for other people when they need it most just feels good.
  • One likes at the point of production to realize the maximum value, and diamond producers are no different.
  • I don't think any human being/artist is 100% emotionally stable, based on the human condition and our emotions that relate to it.
  • I don't think anyone does anything from happiness. Happiness is such a good state, it doesn't need to be creative. You're not creative from happiness, you're just happy. You're creative when you're miserable and depressed. You find the key to transform things. Happiness does not need to transform.
  • Hey, I was raised in the church. I was an altar boy and a choir member. I almost became a priest - until common sense grabbed hold of me.