Home Quotes

  • I'm thinking to myself, I just love doing the art, it takes me a morning to do.
  • Civilization is merely an advance in taste: accepting, all the time, nicer things, and rejecting nasty ones.
  • We wanted to get everyone back focused on the fact we are playing live again. It really does sound great.
  • Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others.
  • The big problem is just this kind of gigantic piece, of kids reading less and liking it less and so getting worse at it. It's kind of this terrible spiral: Since they're not so good at it they do less of it, get worse at it, do less of it. And it's really what I discovered five, six years ago when I started the 'Guys Read' thing.
  • I buy DVDs almost every week. I'm more of a film buff, so I usually buy more DVDs than CDs, but if I like someone's album, I will buy the CD of it.
  • Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.
  • In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
  • I do miss sometimes being onstage, because when I do film and television, it's usually so brief and funny.
  • Any company of my size cannot live without thinking it's possible to go public one day.
  • Being single is only sad if you have a problem with your own company. I'm content with mine.
  • The idea of Dwyane Wade not being in a Heat uniform was a kick in the stomach.
  • It is something that is called MDS. It is a rare blood disorder that affects the bone marrow. I'm going to beat this. My doctors say it and my faith says it.
  • The Nobel prizes memorialize Alfred Nobel's faith in the contribution that human thought, directed to science and art, can make to human welfare.
  • The household I grew up in... was rather like an Ovaltine advert. There was a huge fire, a kettle on the fire, the oven with the bread being baked every day, and there was the radio; it was very magical to hear all these wonderful programmes.
  • Celebrity or no celebrity, I think a lot of females deal with the fear of being abducted.
  • We tell lies when we are afraid... afraid of what we don't know, afraid of what others will think, afraid of what will be found out about us. But every time we tell a lie, the thing that we fear grows stronger.
  • Hendrix rehearsed different drummers, before we met Mitch Mitchell.
  • My favourite thing in my wardrobe is my jewelry.
  • Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
  • I'm always praying for a part that would be something that I could be really proud of, in which I could use the gifts God gave me in a positive way.
  • Hendrix was big in England. We all became good friends and I am still in touch with Noel Redding.
  • It's a Tim sandwich. The meat is fresh, but the bread is moldy.
  • You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.
  • Her Majesty said she hoped I would have time for my horses - I own two and have shares in four.
  • The worst thing about touring is the travel.
  • My biggest satisfaction is always when I make something beautiful and well-done that I can see on a real man or woman - not only in the glossy magazines.
  • Probably the most dramatic pieces in my wardrobe would be capes.
  • Though not the longest battle in history - that was Verdun - Stalingrad was certainly the most pitiless, an adjective that reappears regularly in Mr. Beevor's classic work.
  • In one week, I got hit by a car - it busted through my hand - and my mom got cancer.
  • One of the great things about Sydney is that it has a great acceptance of everyone and everything. It's an incredibly tolerant city, a city with a huge multicultural basis.
  • True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that - it is spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.
  • Losing streaks are funny. If you lose at the beginning you got off to a bad start. If you lose in the middle of the season, you're in a slump. If you lose at the end, you're choking.
  • Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel.
  • For me, a good friend is someone you might only see once or twice a year but each time it feels as though you've just seen them last week.
  • A hush is over everything, Silent as women wait for love; The world is waiting for the spring.
  • Most people write a lot of autobiography, but when I came to write autobiography I discovered that nothing interesting had ever happened to me. So I had to take the situation and invent stories to go with it.
  • Do not think of your faults, still less of other's faults; look for what is good and strong, and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves, when their time comes.
  • I'm trying different things, and I'm comfortable with who I am and not afraid of showing my confidence through my style.
  • Henry Fonda gave me a spanking during a scene in Spencer's Mountain.
  • When we home schooled my oldest, Jasper, in eighth grade, I saw how empowering it is for a child to learn in their own way. That rebooted my thinking about education.
  • Growing up in Ohio and just being kind of an average guy from flyover country - my dad was a factory guy - I try to put things on a screen that reflect reality. I don't mind if people want to argue with that, or think that's crazy.
  • In a way, yes, because I was starting something fresh, and it was something totally independent.
  • In the 21st century, government efforts should focus on 'multiculturalism', including the diversity of languages.
  • The simple answer is I'd just be a guy trying to feed my family, like everybody else. The complicated answer is, I think I'd be in some sort of military or government world of some sort.
  • I can throw all the good passes I want, but if they don't make shots, it's not an assist.
  • You leave home, and then when you come back, you have a kind of perspective that you didn't have before that in some way problematizes your relationship with your family. You just start to be able to have a sort of double vision about them and who they are and how you grew up that can be really painful.
  • We live in a celebrity-obsessed society.