Had Quotes

  • Sleeping is like meditation: it's good to rest the body but also to shut the mind down for a bit.
  • We are in really bad shape as a country. We are not respected around the world. We are not respected in our own country.
  • I'm just afraid I'm gonna miss it all... being married... being a mother.
  • I grew up listening to a lot of Snoop Dogg and the Wu-Tang Clan. Actually, I was a huge Wu-Tang fan.
  • War is murder. And the military preparations now being made for a potential major confrontation are aimed at collective murder. In a nuclear age the victims would be numbered by the millions. This naked truth must be faced.
  • I'm sure Putnam is right that there's been a decline in certain kinds of organizations like bowling leagues. But people participate in communities in other ways.
  • The slogan of the moderate Republican Party is this: we are rich, and we are not going to take it any more.
  • It is accurate that the Walt Disney Company and ESPN are committed to diversity and inclusion. These are long-standing values that drive fundamental fairness while providing us with the widest possible pool of talent to create the smartest and most creative staff. We do not view this as a political stance but as a human stance.
  • I grew up near King's Cross station in London, living in an apartment block where my dad was a caretaker.
  • Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that which is salutary for his soul, for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss.
  • It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep, gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds, and drive them to markets, than the profits of the whole stock were capable of maintaining.
  • I might run from her for a thousand years and she is still my baby child. Our love is so furious that we burn each other out.
  • You had to make an appointment to see her. But it was just a crazy spectacle, people filing past.
  • Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
  • I've always remembered something Sanford Meisner, my acting teacher, told us. When you create a character, it's like making a chair, except instead of making someting out of wood, you make it out of yourself. That's the actor's craft - using yourself to create a character.
  • I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.
  • I got sick of the dough, and thought I'd go on the loaf.
  • There wasn't a bigger issue in my campaign than Obamacare. Everyone I talk to, every business, a lot of family farmers, are concerned about how this will affect them.
  • My mother, whose interest in chemistry was rather minimal, nevertheless went to graduate school in the subject and married my father, for whom it was as important as life itself.
  • I dropped out of school for a semester, transferred to another college, switched to an art major, graduated, got married, and for a while worked as a graphic designer.
  • I'm not a horror fan. I'm an anti-horror fan. I think horror fans feel deep down in the pit of their souls, they feel safe, and therefore bored. And therefore they want to be scared.
  • I definitely acknowledge that 'The Matrix' and Trinity had an influence on female action-oriented characters in television and in film. I think it's awesome.
  • There was nothing exceptional about growing up as the son of a congressman.
  • The only other thing I can really remember wanting to do besides acting was a gas station attendant. At the time, that seemed like a great job - wash the windows, pump the gas - it looks so cool coming home with black hands. There's a natural transition, from wanting to be a gas station attendant to being an actor, right?
  • We all have our imperfections. But I'm human, and you know, it's important to concentrate on other qualities besides outer beauty.
  • At last, the newspapers discovered the Bears. I kept writing articles about upcoming games, and by reading the papers, I learned editors like superlatives. I blush when I think how many times I wrote that the next game was going to be the most difficult of the season or how a new player was the fastest man in the West.
  • I'm equally guilty of using technology - I Twitter, I text people, I chat. But I think there's something strangely insidious about it that it makes us think we're closer when in fact we're not seeing each other, we're not connecting.
  • A few dozen changes to the genome of a modern elephant - to give it subcutaneous fat, woolly hair and sebaceous glands - might suffice to create a variation that is functionally similar to the mammoth. Returning this keystone species to the tundras could stave off some effects of warming.
  • It would be difficult to discover the truth about the universe if we refused to consider anything that might be true.
  • GYBE are among my, erm, two favourite Montreal bands, Arcade Fire being the other.
  • I grew up in Florida, so you start swimming at the age of 1, really. By 10, I was competitive swimming, and by 12, I had aspirations to be the best in the world.
  • It is a matter of common knowledge that the government of South Carolina is under domination of a small ring of cunning, conniving men.
  • I grew up playing in an alley on the south side of Milwaukee.
  • Our universities and museums are respected around the country.
  • I don't mean to insult television, but a lot of the time, it's pretty straightforward. If you say, 'I love you,' you mean 'I love you.' There isn't time for anything more.
  • I grew up on a ranch with my father, so he educated us really early on about guns. We used to go target shooting all the time.
  • I've always been fussier than I can afford to be. I don't just want to do whatever it takes to be successful, I want to do what I consider to be good stuff. If I'm not engaged in something, it doesn't matter what it is and who's doing it.
  • I begin to perceive that I am a woman. What that is, heaven knows... the philosophy is yet to be written, there is a world to be explored.
  • I never have any clothes to go out in, because I always just buy for work. I don't know why. Habit.
  • Our great power does not mean we can do whatever we want whenever we want, nor should we assume we have all the wisdom and knowledge necessary to succeed.
  • I have a hard time with free time.
  • We are always going to be influenced by America... I watched the word 'bum' go out and 'butt' come in. And part of me says, oh that's a shame, but Aussie boys are still Aussie boys.
  • The rigors of creativity - the self-doubt, the revising, the solitude - do require a kind of self-consumption. It comes at a cost; a cost that isn't for everyone.
  • I am in musical theatre, but it isn't necessarily what I listen to in my leisure time, do you know what I mean?
  • I fought back, got injured again and I had to have another operation. I got down and depressed and I think I was drinking more than I should. Well, I know I was.
  • Everyone now has a sacred cow in the tax code. For my money, the most sacred thing of all is our country and its growth, but the sacred cows have turned into a pack of wolves.
  • We all agree that manufacturers have a right to ensure that fake goods are not marketed in their names and that their own goods are not marketed under fake names.
  • What I can do for my country, I am willing to do.