I Wish Quotes

  • When I need the idea, I can find it immediately. I have a horror of rewriting or deleting; the parts of my composition are carried in my head 'till I can write them down, even to the last note. Then I do not alter a jot.
  • The Civil War always moves me.
  • I do real estate.
  • Being diagnosed with diabetes can be a very scary thing, and it can easily make your life stand still for a moment.
  • I think of myself as a journeyman actor. I've got some talent and I work hard, but people like Brando or Pacino - those people are touched by God.
  • I bet Maurice Gibb's heart monitor was singing the tune of Stayin' Alive.
  • In my office I have a sign that says, 'Don't think. Just write!' and that's how I work. I try not to worry about each word, or even each sentence or paragraph. For me, stories evolve. Writing is a process. I rewrite each sentence, each manuscript, many times.
  • I want to release another CD this year, finish writing a screenplay, and make another short film.
  • I want to see my niece and nephew grow up, to see their children... I get crazy at the idea that a time will come when I won't see Daniel and Allegra anymore.
  • I want to show how much fun you can have drawing... parents and children can draw together as a wonderful shared activity.
  • People in this room must have back problems, I'm sure some of us do, and it is really, really one of the worst pains and debilitating parts of your body that you can actually have because you really can't do anything in your life when you have it.
  • I want to take on more diverse roles, and I keep building, and I hope to one day write or direct something. But I just want to keep developing as a person, and that will hopefully take my acting to the next level.
  • I want to sing for people. I want them to have the music. It's a nice feeling.
  • I've done a few American accents. I've maybe passed a test. But I don't know if it makes things easier or not.
  • Washington is a mean town where human sacrifice has been raised to an art form.
  • Drawing on a computer doesn't make any sense to me. It's not intuitive.
  • I want to touch people's hearts, to get right down to their souls.
  • I ideally would like to do three films every year. Every day, I pray for it. But I should like a script before I sign on a film.
  • I'm a much more chill person now that I know who I am and know my own voice, so I don't really get nervous with live TV at all.
  • I want to thank the efforts of the American Public Health Association and its 200-plus partners who have organized events around the Nation that serve to raise everyone's awareness of the need to improve public health.
  • If you can't get an acting job, then go backstage. Or take tickets.
  • As an outsider in America, you do see the kind of hypocrisy that's rampant there.
  • I want to protect and preserve social security and Medicare.
  • None knows the weight of another's burden.
  • A garden is to be a world unto itself, it had better make room for the darker shades of feeling as well as the sunny ones.
  • People in this country need to understand when you go to any airport in the United States, you are not protected by the Constitution or the Bill of Rights. They can do anything they want to you, and there is no where you can go to seek redress.
  • I don't enjoy traveling in America. I don't like the food, the cars. It is not exotic enough. It all tastes a bit like airline food.
  • I want to see as many movies as I can and I covet a lot of weird influential movies.
  • Pictures are much harder to do than the theater... You're at the mercy of the camera angles and the piecemeal technique.
  • I want to show up to work and take risks. I don't ever want to play it safe.
  • I want to raise my own baby. I don't want my baby crying for some other strange lady, some nanny. I am not down with that.
  • I want to see a game designer nominated for a Nobel Prize.
  • As far as the creative process goes, I always make sure that anything that gets discussed or talked about in the record is true to form. I make it a point not to sing anything that I haven't felt or gone through.
  • I have to trust something that gives me power; I have to believe in something, but in my career I have a lot of moments I cannot explain with God.
  • I try to develop others. I get a great deal of joy out of helping people who, over the years, I've spent a lot of time mentoring - and just trying to get them to another level.
  • I'm a science fiction and fantasy geek.
  • At Cardozo, study of law is part of a larger culture. You can get a law degree and make a good living, but it is best that you do that having studied the discipline for its own inherent merit, because you love studying.
  • An author knows his landscape best; he can stand around, smell the wind, get a feel for his place.
  • I want to say here and now, that I demand unshakable integrity of every State employee.
  • I want to set myself as a real legend in the sport, like Phelps and Mark Spitz are remembered worldwide. I want people to say, like they say of Ronaldo that he is the best soccer player in the world, I want them to say Chad Le Clos is the best swimmer in the world.
  • The seas need their own Kyoto Protocol.
  • Americans do believe in progress and there is almost certainly a kernel of truth in the joke.
  • There should be a readiness, on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of this religion, if it be found to be of divine origin.
  • My friends would howl if I claimed I was androgynous - I'm not tall enough!
  • I want to take a more international direction with my career.
  • I want to resume the life of a shy person.
  • I'd kill myself if I was as fat as Marilyn Monroe.
  • Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization some how releases or frees you to operate more effectively.