Important Quotes

  • I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.
  • I don't vote. I voted Labour once, in that moment of euphoria. I know that if people only made a voice for change, then change will happen, but I'm not that person. I'm painting pictures.
  • I went to pick up my nephew from primary school, and one of the teachers there stopped me and said, 'My son listens to you.' That's quite an awkward thing.
  • In the past I have never thought about loneliness when working, and I don't think about it now. Yet there must be a reason for the fact that so many people talk about it.
  • Culture is not a biologically transmitted complex.
  • I get along very well with Paul Ryan personally. We have very deep differences on policy issues. But we express them civilly.
  • I believe that a parent's role is to provide a path or opportunity for their children.
  • Twitter, Facebook are so different from where I began. It's like a fire that takes off... I'm reading everybody's Twitter.
  • The spark divine dwells in thee: let it grow.
  • Those who have never suffered the iniquities of exile cannot possibly understand the significance, the gravitas, of a mattress.
  • Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.
  • Spirituality is no different from what we've been doing for two thousand years just by going to church and receiving the sacraments, being baptized, learning to pray, and reading Scriptures rightly. It's just ordinary stuff.
  • In India, nobody really talks about works of art; they always talk about the appreciation of art. You buy this for 3,000 rupees, it'll become 30,000 in two months.
  • As I see it, if the production of a factory is expanding, and workers are satisfied, it's OK for there to be a disparity. The best paid should be about three times more than the worst paid.
  • It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
  • I love being part of a company, and telling a story.
  • The Galapagos Islands provide a window on time. In a geologic sense, the islands are young, yet they appear ancient.
  • I was going to get drafted, but I didn't really want to go into the Army.
  • I starred in Dr. Pepper commercials and Buick ads.
  • The vast majority of Americans agree with us. We're doing everything that we can. We're advertising, right now we're on television with an advertisement running in the Washington area. We've got newspaper ads.
  • Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
  • Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No, they were just circumstances of the world.
  • Just as young people absorb all kinds of messages from the media, young girls learn what it means to be a woman by watching the older women in their lives.
  • I'm just trying to do my best in the circumstances and am very happy for everyone else to do the same so I don't cultivate enemies.
  • It was always me and the other guy. I came in second for a long time.
  • Touring is tough. You're almost in a haze because you don't really know where you are half the time: You're in a hotel room one moment, and the next thing you know, you're onstage performing for 60,000 people, then you're back on an airplane. It's very hectic and I couldn't do it without my family.
  • My message to France and Europe is that we will make sure Venezuela won't witness the rise of another Pinochet. And we will do it the democratic way.
  • I feel like I'm good enough to defend anybody.
  • When 'Dynasty' was on, it was a huge deal when Diahann Carroll came on the show. That was groundbreaking.
  • There's a lot of young authors out there, and people do seem to forget: in order to write well, you do need to have some experience.
  • In the new series of 'Foyle's War,' London starts to get bombed, and the country falls under heavy attack. It affects people's sense of well-being, their sense of the future and their concerns for their family and friends.
  • I am the same as the public as my fans.
  • The last time I saw Ted Kennedy was a generation after my first meeting, at the Senate subway below the Capitol on Obama's Inauguration Day. He was his usual gregarious and gracious self - with beaming smile and booming voice wishing my husband and me good luck with our pregnancy and expressing his excitement about the new president.
  • Death is the beginning of something.
  • Once they're on paper, they're gone. I like to do as much with the words, as far as image goes.
  • I am a firm believer that if you can explain it to a kid, you're on the right track.
  • We just sang real simple songs in a simple way that got to people. We didn't try to tart them up with orchestral arrangements and all the stuff. We were all blues fanatics. We like R+B and blues and simple, gut-feeling music.
  • I was on 'Gilmore Girls' for seven years and had a couple decent years after that. Then, two years of almost nothing. I had jobs here and there, but I got very, very scared.
  • The most amazing set where I've shot 'Game of Thrones' is definitely Croatia, in Dubrovnik. It's such a stunning country with lots of good watersports there as well. Just a beautiful, beautiful place.
  • In the past the publishers I've worked with have been extremely generous. And in almost every case, have been people who believed in the work rather than the sales and marketing.
  • Thus, in general, in the first instance, the direction of interest in empirical fact will be canalised by the logical structure of the theoretical system.
  • It is a sad day for our country when the moral foundation of our law and the acknowledgment of God has to be hidden from public view to appease a federal judge.
  • I work with gold that holds our past and diamonds that see the future and rubies that long for love. It's just a way of telling a story.
  • Spirituality is indeed the master key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinitive is native to it.
  • I'm a food addict, that's my downfall.
  • Horse racing is animated roulette.
  • It's always interesting researching characters and as I get older and the more that I work in this business, I do more and more of it because I realize how important it is.
  • Old-school hip hop, i.e., whatever was popular when you were nineteen, is great. Everything since then is intolerable.