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  • Every time I see a musician - it doesn't matter what age - that inspires me, there's always a secret little wish that maybe we'll play together, because that's how I learn and grow and so forth, you know. But hopefully there's a lot more.
  • I think it took me half a page of 'Wolf Hall' to think: 'This is the novel I should have been writing all along.'
  • My music is about my life. If it's something that I've lived, then it's something that I've written about.
  • I made 'True Detective' like it was going to be the only thing I ever made for television. So put in everything and the kitchen sink. Everything.
  • I started making houses for ants because I thought they needed somewhere to live. Then I made them shoes and hats. It was a fantasy world I escaped to where my dyslexia didn't hold me back and my teachers couldn't criticize me. That's how my career as a micro-sculptor began.
  • Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
  • I operate best on big vision and creative detail.
  • I guess stars do not want to share anything about their personal life because then there is a question of where is the relationship going and so on and so forth.
  • If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
  • There's a lot that's wrong with the way we work - bad habits that develop around control of information, people hoarding information as a means of preserving their own power. When you're using Slack, everyone can see what's going on because the default mode is public.
  • But when our first album came out, I didn't think it was going to sell a lot of records.
  • I can walk through the front door of any factory and out the back and tell you if it's making money or not. I can just tell by the way it's being run and by the spirit of the workers.
  • When I like someone a lot, I get scared that I'll let them down. My fear of sucking is worst when I feel like someone thinks I'm good.
  • Not living in L.A. gives me a different perspective. I'm not so caught up in the daily process of self-congratulations that's out there.
  • Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
  • Having worked for him in the nuclear weapons policy business, I can tell you that President Reagan was committed to assuring the effectiveness of our nuclear deterrent.
  • I was now successful in proving that a direction of movement is localized in the cerebellum.
  • I know you shouldn't spit in your own soup but I think most crime writing is like TV and doesn't make enormous demands on one's intellect.
  • In India I've been to all the award functions, but that was in Hindi; now it's in English so it's a much bigger scale.
  • No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.
  • I wouldn't mind the rat race - if the rats would lose once in a while.
  • We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature.
  • I always loved to read, and I wanted to be part of the project of literature. My physical longevity is due to luck, and my literary longevity is due to my physical longevity.
  • I try to have fun with the fans, try to have fun.
  • I don't Twitter, although sometimes I think that I should.
  • The conversation on global warming has been stalled because a shrinking group of denialists fly into a rage when it's mentioned.
  • A cat, I am told, has nine lives. If that is true, I know how a cat feels.
  • Some of my favorite shows are Ricky Gervais' 'Extras' and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.'
  • By the by, if the English race had done nothing else, yet if they left the world the notion of a gentleman, they would have done a great service to mankind.
  • Quite a few people have to believe something is normal before it becomes normal - a sort of 'voting' situation. But once the threshold is reached, then everyone demands to do whatever it is.
  • They change. They're different. There are no two alike, that's the miracle of it. But if they have something to teach the students. You can see them writing during the show.
  • He had one uniform practice, and a very bad one it was, during the time of family worship, and just three or four seconds before the conclusion of the prayer, he started to his feet, and ran barking round the apartment like a crazed beast.
  • I would never try and do a remake off a movie. I think that's a whole different thing. I think everyone will always remember the first movie, and they will always compare it with the second one.
  • What's the name of that famous museum in Paris? The Louvre? I went through that place in 20 minutes.
  • Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
  • Some men don't want to be responsible fathers. It's easier to say 'Let's just turn the kids over to the state.' Women end up bearing the entire load, raising kids alone without a husband to share the parenting.
  • Hypocrisy is not a way of getting back to the moral high ground. Pretending you're moral, saying you're moral is not the same as acting morally.
  • The sexiest thing about style is if you kind of just take your personality and put it in what you wear. That's what I think is cool.
  • Having said that, I enjoyed every minute of my time and I got a degree of job satisfaction which I am sure was far greater than the majority of my colleagues.
  • The people under our system, like the king in a monarchy, never dies.
  • I enjoy having my privacy and not seeing my face on the cover of everything, y'know?
  • Having signed a few autographs in my time, I always wonder what the heck people do with them.
  • I'd like to direct myself but I'm a cinephile and I also would like to just step behind the camera and be on the other end of making movies.
  • How in heaven's name can a nation with a $1 trillion surplus threaten so much scientific research so vital to its future?
  • Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!
  • He didn't riot. He got on his bike and looked for work.
  • I think most people's record collections are more interesting than radio generally gives them credit for. You're likely to be as interested in the Grateful Dead as Palestrina. It pisses me off how compartmentalised music is. I used to be in a punk band, you know?
  • Having realised that in cooking there was a vast field of study and development, I said to myself, 'Although I had not originally intended to enter this profession, since I am in it, I will work in such a fashion that I will rise above the ordinary, and I will do my best to raise again the prestige of the chef de cuisine.'