Hard Quotes

  • Writing is hard - writing is the hardest.
  • In the last fifty years science has advanced more than in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods.
  • In the grand scheme of things, a lot more women go through this than I think people realize or talk about, so that wasn't a problem for me as far as saying that I have endometriosis.
  • Fascism is not an article for export.
  • Yes, hard is good. When I was in high school, I spent a lot of time on my knees playing with balls. I guess it was only natural that I became a catcher.
  • I believe that given the audience attention level, we could do an even more compelling 90 minutes.
  • Domesticated males aren't much use for adventure.
  • Instead of kids just hearing about beads and baskets and fringe, and about what 'was' and 'were,' we present Native American culture as a living contemporary culture.
  • Iran, Libya and Syria are irresponsible states, which must be disarmed of weapons of mass destruction, and a successful American move in Iraq as a model will make that easier to achieve.
  • Doubt is the middle position between knowledge and ignorance. It encompasses cynicism but also genuine questioning.
  • My bare minimum for going out is lipstick and curled eyelashes.
  • A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
  • If you can't get up in the morning and laugh at yourself, don't get out of bed.
  • In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
  • In the glory days of Orioles, when I was a newbie baseball writer for the Post, the roster of talkers was as good as the everyday lineup. Singy - Ken Singleton - Flanny, and Cakes - the underwear spokesman Jim Palmer - were my go-to guys, occupying stalls along one wall of the shabby chic clubhouse.
  • In the light of faith I am strong, constant, and persevering.
  • In the information society, nobody thinks. We expect to banish paper, but we actually banish thought.
  • The most important relationship you have in life is the one you have with yourself. And then after that, I'd say once you have that, it may be hard work, but you can actually design your life.
  • In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
  • Instead of sounding pretentious, phony, or repetitive, I'd rather not speak.
  • Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.
  • Women are hard on themselves.
  • Don't call me a journalist; I hate the word. It's pretentious!
  • It's really important to me not to be a snob about age division or about genre or whatever. The story needs to be what the story needs to be.
  • Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day.
  • This is not a matter of weapons. We are hopeful for God's help. The real matter is the extinction of America. And, God willing, it will fall to the ground.
  • It used to bother me - having bigger, fuller brows. I even plucked them once so I'd fit in, but I hated them and couldn't wait for them to grow back. Now I embrace them. I realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful.
  • Media always comments if I wear the same thing twice.
  • George Klein says that Elvis had five real friends outside of his circle, and I was blessed to be one of them. I spent a lot of time with Elvis in Vegas and at Graceland.
  • The theater is magical and addictive.
  • I've been married to the same woman for forty years, and whenever people ask us how we managed to stay married for so long, we usually say as one voice, 'What's the secret? Don't get divorced!'
  • Without hard work and discipline it is difficult to be a top professional.
  • If you had asked me when I was in Yale, I would tell you I never would have thought it would happen because I just didn't think of myself of having the Hollywood look.
  • Gregory Hines was the most talented man I've ever met or seen. Gregory Hines is one of those people that whenever he talked to you, you felt like you were the center of the universe.
  • There is no conflict in looking good. You buy things you need, and then you do something good for society.
  • I wrote for a weekly magazine and then edited a literary magazine, but I did not really feel comfortable with the profession of journalism itself.
  • Work hard to achieve integrity in your work and your relationships with the people you work with.
  • It's a blessing to be paid to be in paradise. The Hawaiian people are so friendly.
  • Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, support for international terrorist organizations, and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the greatest threats to global security.
  • A Syriza government will respect Greece's obligation as a eurozone member to maintain a balanced budget and will commit to quantitative targets.
  • Dark energy is incredibly strange, but actually it makes sense to me that it went unnoticed, because dark energy has no effect on daily life, or even inside our solar system.
  • What I like about Rebel's style of comedy is she never plays the victim... she's never been fazed by her shape; it's just the way it is. She would mock her appearance whatever she looked like.
  • I was no thespian.
  • Facing inward, join hands so as to form a small circle. Then, without moving from their places they sing the opening song, according to previous agreement, in a soft undertone.
  • In the long winter evenings he talked to Ma about the Western country. In the West the land was level, and there were no trees. The grass grew thick and high.
  • I've bought clothes based on record covers. Particularly from the formative music that turned me onto it in the first place when I was a kid, with the Beatles and the Small Faces. A lot of those Sixties soul artists were in really sharp sharkskin or mohair suits, and Motown artists looked amazing.
  • Nothing is sacred, right?
  • The necessity for 'professionals' in the entertainment industry is being constantly challenged.