Indie Quotes

  • Iran also has an extensive missile development programme. Iranian officials declare that the range of their modified Shahab-3 missiles is 2,000km, putting allied countries such as Turkey, Greece, Romania, and Bulgaria within reach.
  • The key to high-quality communication is trust, and it's hard to trust somebody that you don't know.
  • The trouble with ghostwriting is that it raises the issue of whether the president is in a state of diminished responsibility for what he says. Does he actually grasp the implications of the words he speaks?
  • If you look at top players - Steffi Graf, Andre Agassi - so many had a parent who was domineering to the point where you really had to question his sanity. It was nuts.
  • All that's bright must fade, The brightest still the fleetest; All that's sweet was made But to be lost when sweetest.
  • I just always have to cry out a breakup, and then I can make peace with it pretty quickly.
  • I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.
  • The period right before punk rock where people like Lou Reed and Iggy Pop were really strong.
  • A fight can express things people might not be able to say with words.
  • I was a kid who had asthma and bifocals and wore sweater vests.
  • If you drop a channel, you're incredibly unpopular, and if you pass along a rate increase, you're incredibly unpopular.
  • There is a bigger plan for us. There is some reason we haven't had a kid. Our kid hasn't come yet for some reason. We really believe that.
  • I like to behave in an extremely normal, wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life. Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence, terror, sex and death.
  • Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
  • If I can't get a mental image from the song, I won't sing it.
  • The leading edge in evidence presentation is in science; the leading edge in beauty is in high art.
  • Variety is more than a means of avoiding boredom, since art is more than an entertainment of the senses.
  • I used to cry myself to sleep every night. I missed singing so much. And performing. Man, I missed it so much.
  • I do not wanna write a song like 'Coathanger' so Andrew Breitbart can rage against me on his web site. It's not my idea of fun.
  • Frankly, my politics are pretty left of left.
  • I wouldn't be doing this if it wasn't fun. It's just a whole different thing these days.
  • I tend to be... they say 'workaholic,' which I just find to be 'motivated.'
  • I have always wanted to do a feature film that brings the world of Lisa Frank to life. We have so much backstory on our characters, and they have been alive in my imagination since the beginning.
  • Water is commonly regarded as the 'solvent of life,' since our bodies are 70% water. All other vertebrates, invertebrates, microbes, and plants are also primarily water. The organization of water within biological compartments is fundamental to life, and the aquaporins serve as the plumbing systems for cells.
  • I want to keep my voice young, with nothing heavy.
  • If we're talking about transportation, the best thing a city can do is densify as quickly as it can. That needs to be said every time this issue comes up, because it's the only universal strategy that works.
  • A lot of stuff written about me is rubbish. I don't know where they get it from, sometimes.
  • Oh, what lies there are in kisses.
  • If you earned money listening to music, I'd be a millionaire.
  • I tried to make every bit of it as creepy as I could. And I had the same response you do. I feel the same way. The hospital scenes, that procedure was so real.
  • I don't think too much about the audience when I'm writing... I'm aware that 'Holes' was read by kids as young as 8, up to adults.
  • I believe that pop culture is just, like, so ready for 'Watchmen.' We tried so hard to ride that wave between satire and reality, and all the things that make you still care about the character, but you don't miss the commentary about them.
  • India's rigid social structure limits intergenerational economic mobility and fosters acceptance of vast wealth disparities.
  • I took a long period off to be a mom.
  • As far as actors go, you're not going to find many ballplayers better than me.
  • I would say being in that institution - that psyche ward, or whatever it was. That was really creepy because it was a real place from like the early 1900s.
  • In California, the lines on the road are just a suggestion. They're in the left lane with the left indicator on, so naturally it's time to turn right! Are you kidding me? In your Prius? I know, you're saving the Earth by trying to kill the people!
  • I spent two months in Fredericksburg, Texas, when I was 8, while my father shot a movie, and I loved it. I just embraced the whole cowboy culture. I got myself a pair of awesome boots and a cowboy hat.
  • I readily admit I was not an expert on foreign policy but I was knowledgeable and I didn't need a man who was the Vice President of the United States and my opponent turning around and putting me down.
  • I try to help developing junior chess. When I lived in USSR, I got a lot of free help from very good coaches - now I am trying to repay that debt.
  • I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion. 'If there's no one there to help, go out and find someone to help.' That hit me, because I try to lead my life like that.
  • Being a dandy is a condition rather than a profession. It is a defense against suffering and a celebration of life.
  • As a writer, I'm always aware of the fact that there are so many books out there.
  • I was a lousy waiter, dealing with people and having people in your face like that.
  • Europe is so much the home of Horror, with its myths of vampires, werewolves, witchcraft and the undead, yet it's like those myths were exported to Hollywood, leaving Europe the room to develop a new tradition as a way of processing its traumas, particularly the two world wars.
  • When I act, I feel like I am a color in someone else's painting - I can be the best blue that there is, but I'm still only part of their entire picture - but, with music, when I am performing with Reserved For Rondee, I am the painter, you know?
  • I like acting, but I like filmmaking better. I went to film school. I want to make films.
  • I have problems with machines which aren't gestural.