Income Quotes

  • The cause of our difficulties in southeast Asia is not a deficiency of power but an excess of the wrong kind of power which results in a feeling of impotence when it fails to achieve its desired ends.
  • Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
  • Still when I go on talk shows, I worry that I have to live up to a comedic persona.
  • It makes it harder to write if I watch a lot of television, because television is not like a written story.
  • Of all the unhappiness I went through, you must know I wouldn't live a moment of my life differently for what I have now. Would I do it all again? I wouldn't want to, but if it got me to the same place, yeah, I'd do it. Because I realize now that God would not give more than I could handle.
  • Curious people are interesting people; I wonder why that is.
  • My personal life was fair game. And that's what hurt me.
  • The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise.
  • People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.
  • Serious writers pretend they don't care about film adaptations of their work, but it's a colossal lie: We all care.
  • I've had many mentors, but the one that has the most impact was my mother.
  • The day will happen whether or not you get up.
  • Anyone who tells you fatherhood is the greatest thing that can happen to you, they are understating it.
  • There's something about the Foreign Service that takes the guts out of people.
  • If you don't feel you're reaching something new, then don't do it.
  • This is an age of specialization, and in such an age the repertory theater is an anachronism, a ludicrous anachronism.
  • In awe, I watched the waxing moon ride across the zenith of the heavens like an ambered chariot towards the ebony void of infinite space wherein the tethered belts of Jupiter and Mars hang, for ever festooned in their orbital majesty. And as I looked at all this I thought... I must put a roof on this toilet.
  • The decision to work with Marvel for a while isn't any sort of denigration of DC. I had a fantastic time there, I was treated extremely well, I have strong positive feelings about all of my editors and the DC universe of characters, and I look forward to hopefully working with them at some point down the road.
  • But there's a thin line between songwriting and arranging.
  • If you don't fill your days with love, you are wasting your life.
  • How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
  • My ideas tend to arise out of nowhere when I'm not intentionally trying to think of something.
  • What is it to enjoy life? Sit at the beach? No. What it is is that you have to do something, you have be productive, make a contribution to the society, to the family, to yourself.
  • I really like 'Roar' and 'Dark Horse.' 'Dark Horse' I really like, and I feel I would sing that in the bathroom; I would buy that album, and I think Katy Perry's amazing!
  • For me, going home at 5:30 is as much about my own choices, but also giving my team those choices, too.
  • I couldn't love a movie much more than 'Dazed and Confused.' I would argue that 'Dazed and Confused: The Series' would have been very much like 'Freaks and Geeks.' And that died a painful death because it was too good.
  • Liverpool will always be special for me: my daughter was born here.
  • The University conceives of itself as dedicated to the power of the intellect. Its commitment is to the way of reason.
  • It just meant a lot because it's something I've always wanted to do. I've always wanted to be a Senior National Champ. I was Junior National Champ in 2002, so now to be the senior champ is great.
  • I am blessed to have so many great things in my life - family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.
  • Our people, though capable of strong and durable feeling, were not demonstrative in their affection at any time, least of all in the presence of guests or strangers.
  • Arbitrage proof has since been widely used throughout finance and economics.
  • The folks celebrating Jim Bunning are seeing him as an anti-government, anti-spending activist. But to embrace Jim Bunning is to embrace a strange record, if you really are a libertarian, if you really are a deficit hawk, if you really care about spending and responsibility.
  • I'm learning something all the time. That's the way I want it to go, and that's the way I'll go until I am no longer on this planet.
  • Oh, yes, I taught 13 and a half years. I taught English, first at a Catholic school and then at El Toro High School in Lake Forest, Calif.
  • It's a wonderful feeling just being in this creative motif.
  • Pain is the most private experience, but its causes, whether natural or man-made, demand public accounting.
  • My idea of managing is giving the ball to Tom Seaver and sitting down and watching him work.
  • It's a lovely thing to have people in any circumstance appreciate your work.
  • What is the point of competing for a trophy if everyone gets a trophy?
  • Most of the great directors I've worked with - De Palma, Spike Lee - like rehearsals.
  • As much as you need to know your operations, if you don't understand the finance side and how to do the business, you're never going to be successful. So you might be the best operator or visionary, but if you don't understand the finance side... I'm successful because I know the finance side, but I also know operations; it's not an accident.
  • I went nearly 30 years without being able to really seriously entertain marriage or a family. In fact, the word 'marriage' would actually give me a shake when it was brought up.
  • The easier question might be, 'What isn't Alibaba?' The company is only 15 years old, but it has gotten so big over that timeframe that it basically touches every single part of the Chinese economy. I think the simplest comparison to draw is that it is like eBay and Amazon combined.
  • A lot of the time there is a lot of melancholy in the lyrics.
  • I'm pretty shy, but if I like a girl, she'll know.
  • I guess the biggest thing is that I committed to a spiritual center before I do anything else. And I put some daily things in my life into practice and I maintain that, to make sure that I don't drop the ball.
  • It is true that I do not wear shoes as the host of 'Bunk.' I want 'Bunk' to feel like there's a slight possibility that a confident homeless man just wondered into the studio and started hosting a game show.