I Write Quotes

  • I'm a huge, huge lover of weaponry, of Japanese martial arts movies.
  • There are two books that I often travel with; one is 'The Theory on Moral Sentiments' by Adam Smith. The other is 'The Meditations.' It's not that I agree with either views expressed in the books, but I believe ideas and thoughts of older generations can offer food for thought for the current generation.
  • I was born a character actor.
  • In the end, I don't think you can find soul. Soul finds you.
  • I love Italian food; it's soulful like French food. Italian food is original and homey; it's market-driven, but also can be locally sourced.
  • I'm a clean liver; I'm no thief. Kids go through phases of nicking stuff. I've nicked stuff - most people have - but I haven't nicked anything of significance.
  • I wanted to be heard, not seen. That's how it all started.
  • To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.
  • I'd never want to go back to being in my twenties or thirties. I was lost and confused and uncomfortable in my own skin.
  • I always believe that every one of us is working hard not only for our own performance but also to give something significant back to the societies we live in.
  • I was born in New York City on a cold January night when the water pipes in our apartment froze and burst. Fortunately, my mother was in the hospital rather than at home at the time.
  • I love nothing better than to get all the nuts and bolts out of the way - show up on time, with lines learned, clear on what the director expects of me, with my buttons buttoned and my jewelry on correctly - and then I completely commit to play acting.
  • If inequalities of taxable wealth backing up a government service are construed as denying equality before the law, then there is no solution but to have every government service whatever financed out of Washington.
  • I believe that my whole creative life stemmed from this magic hour under the stars on that hilltop.
  • I was blessed with a good character in 'Hollyoaks,' and I cut my teeth in 'Brookside' as well.
  • I was born in 1957 as the second son of the late Sat Paul and Lalita Mittal. My father was a politician and, at one point of time, an MP. A gap of two years separates me from both my elder brother Rakesh and younger sibling Rajan.
  • I think my books talk about kids learning to like and respect themselves and each other. You can't write a message book; you just tell the best story you know how to tell.
  • Every invalid is a prisoner.
  • I had always done theater during the entire six years I was with 'CSI: Miami.'
  • I was born in New Jersey, but it doesn't sound like I'm from a certain region.
  • There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
  • I love a good safari.
  • I was born in 1991, and 'Harry Potter' came out in '97, so, you know, I was really obsessed. I used to read them in one night.
  • I have a very large shoebox overflowing with lyrics I've been writing and collecting since my teen years and into my late 20s, with lyrics from all walks of my life. Darkness, being in love, being heartbroken, finding yourself... and lyrics that I've been sitting on for, like, seven years, that I haven't done anything with.
  • We have never had a president of the United States or a nominee of a major party who was a Supreme Court law clerk.
  • One learns about painting by looking at and imitating other painters.
  • I remember looking at James Joyce's journals. It was just amazing - it looked like ants had written on the page. So much writing on one page, every corner of the page was filled. Some of the lines were underlined in yellow or blue or red. A lot of color, intense writing.
  • I was born during the war, on October 20, 1942, as the second of five children. My father, Rolf Volhard, was an architect.
  • I remember unbelievable tension in our home. There were lots of meetings, lots of worries. I remember my father told me I had to be careful of what I said on the phone because it was tapped. And I remember how his friends adored and revered him.
  • I was born in Queens, New York. I've done every job you could think of in New York. Selling peanuts to Larry Fresh Fruit ices to dog walker to unloading trucks at the Jacob Javits Center.
  • I have no inner monologue.
  • We said we would leave no stone unturned to get to Germany and now we are applying the same philosophy towards our tournament preparations.
  • If we're gonna win, we have to play up to and beyond our potential. We're capable of doing that.
  • I was baptized as an infant. I was confirmed as an adolescent; I was active in my church's youth group and in my university student group. I was married before the church's altar; trained at the church's seminaries, ordained deacon and priest at age 24.
  • Everyone has an identity crisis when they are 16 or 17 years old.
  • As a director, you never think about how an audience would respond. You can think about that, but you will never change what you're going to do.
  • Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
  • I went through a period when I did military roles and played basically someone who was unfit for military service.
  • I was born again. It happens to Episcopalians. Sometimes it doesn't hit you till you're 47 years old. It changed my whole life for the better... I spent a lot of time giving Christian witness all over the country to church groups and stuff.
  • The dining room in my old house was truly magnificent, but by far the worst room for conversation. I'd get up from the table, a very long table, and somebody would always say, Paul, I never got to talk to you.
  • Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it.
  • I was born in a little place called Inverness, MS.
  • I was bar mitzvahed, which was hard. I feel it was the hardest thing I ever had to do; harder than making a movie. It was a lot of studying, you know. I wasn't a perfect Hebrew reader, and also, they say when you're reading your Torah portion, you're not supposed to memorize it. It turned out very tricky.
  • I was born in a University campus and seem to have lived all my life in one campus or another.
  • I was born and raised in the Bronx, and growing up here, you would go down the block, and on one corner you would hear bachata, on another corner some salsa, and of course there was hip-hop and R&B all over the place. So for me, it is very organic to have these combinations.
  • I was born in New York City in 1926, four years after my parents and my brother migrated to the United States from the city of Odessa in Russia.
  • I don't really see myself as an actor.
  • People are religious about comics the way people are religious about the Bible.