Half Quotes

  • Let me first say that I don't think the millennium target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target. I think it is a real and achievable goal.
  • I often concentrate on the eyes and lips, they are great indicators of mood and feeling, and I find that I can project character into my portraits by bringing the viewer's attention to these areas.
  • I think you know that I classify science as British science, American science, and everybody else.
  • I'm not a stand up at all, it's such a fear of mine. My sister does it, and she's really great at it.
  • I began visiting Lima's prisons back in 2007, when my first novel, 'Lost City Radio,' was published in Peru.
  • I haven't taught since 2004, but I taught high school English for seven years, primarily at a place called Haddonfield Memorial, which is in a very well-to-do-community in Southern New Jersey.
  • But most good movies have a gun in them.
  • The notion of the single man began in the 1950's. The idea of the bachelor as a separate life was new and obscure.
  • I wake up most days with a vague feeling of doom - 'Dear God. Here I am again.' Then, when I read about politicians in the newspaper, the vengefulness starts. By mid-morning, the anxiety is kicking in.
  • No, really. Just do it. You have some kind of weird reasons that are okay.
  • People would beat me up after school; they would throw names at me. Children are brutal... Being different when you're a child is always a challenge.
  • It's not just in Hollywood that women run the risk of being passed by once they reach 50. It happens in real life, too.
  • It's great making a film and having it embraced and seen. I really enjoy that.
  • The only way you can continue to make artistic films is to make an occasional one of those. They kind of keep your marketability going to the extent that people will employ you.
  • I believe the best influence you can have is not by being preachy, but by trying to live. For example, knowing you're not perfect, but trying to treat everyone kind and accepting everyone for who they are.
  • Maybe because she's smaller than me she might look taller.
  • I understand the protests, but not the shooting and the attempts to bring down the state. We cannot allow hatred to control our lives. We must remain unified to defeat this evil.
  • I get panic attacks in big crowds.
  • I don't think I've been too optimistic. The government believes the contraction will be around 1.5 per cent, as the central bank said. However, we're waiting to see the Commission estimate.
  • The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between men and women.
  • I decided to start professionally making music at about 11. I was like, 'Okay, this is something I really want to do.'
  • My career has evolved at its own peculiar pace. American careers are supposed to have a much more singular direction than I've been able to... stomach.
  • I need to put the right things in my body before and after I work out, so I end every workout with some sort of protein shake to help me get the most out of my training.
  • If there's a sustainable job that will create sustainable value, people will hire for it.
  • We are working with the communities in building institutional relationships with local governments and businesses to create ways to get value from the Amazonian area in order to keep the forest as the forest. This makes sense for us from the perspective of climate change and of poverty.
  • If the views I have expressed be right, we can think of our civilization evolving with the growth of knowledge from small wandering tribes to large settled law.
  • I love Richard Yates, his work, and the novel, Revolutionary Road. It's a devastating novel.
  • I want people to believe in themselves. I want intellectual curiosity. I want someone who realizes that they don't know it all and that they're dying to learn.
  • I think I'm a soulful singer.
  • Computing is becoming universal.
  • It is legal because I wish it.
  • Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
  • If the right people do the right things, we can walk, we can have a future. But if people don't put time into it to make it run in a right way, I don't think your team will work.
  • Time should make enemies and Life should make friends.
  • Present law has a process to ascertain whether or not a patient is in a persistent vegetative state, and it should not matter what politicians think.
  • I'd stop in the middle of a gun fight and sing a song.
  • It's often been observed that the first casualty of war is the truth. But that's a lie, too, in its way. The reality is that, for most wars to begin, the truth has to have been sacrificed a long time in advance.
  • I have a lot to be grateful for.
  • With half the race gone, there is half the race still to go.
  • I read French much better than I speak.
  • Dull would be the man who should merely tolerate this plan of social industry. Weak would be the position of him who should take an apologetic tone in defending it, or present its claims in a merely negative way, by exposing the evils and perils of the socialistic plan.
  • The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.
  • Gray hats are the ones who think they're doing good, but they're not. You learn that when the FBI shows up on your doorstep.
  • I don't want anyone to get seriously hurt. But I do watch awards shows to critique the clothes while I sit around eating chips in my sweat pants and in hopes of seeing some hilarious accidental nudity.
  • I really connect with those moments of doing missionary work down there and just seeing the people that are dying from disease and hunger and malnutrition.
  • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
  • I'm going to design again, but I come back when it's the right project, so I keep my passion for it intact.
  • Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.