Individual Quotes

  • Some things can be quite stupid yet interesting. Life can be like that.
  • The older I get, I'm definitely getting pulled towards the West Coast, because it's a different quality of life. New York is great when you're in your early 20s and you're running around and it's really fun, but it's a place for me to get things done.
  • Alas, the world has never known a sound social fabric, a fabric sound and clean to the core and kindly. For it has ever turned its back on Man.
  • The television critic, whatever his pretensions, does not labour in the same vineyard as those he criticizes; his grapes are all sour.
  • There was a day where I was sitting at my desk, working 90-hour work weeks, in a suit, looking at a computer, with all these pitch books on my desk, and I just thought, 'This can't be my life.'
  • Every actor in the room honored Sidney for being there so many years before. And everybody was so moved to be at a place where history was being made again. It was tangible.
  • Moments are incredible, but in my fantasy mind I see a Globe company which is renowned throughout the world for what it does with pure storytelling. So that people come and say: it's not just the building, it's the only place you can hear this kind of work.
  • I couldn't have predicted the business would be worth so much. I could see that we would have this sort of market share, but I didn't realise the numbers would be so large.
  • I have never gone on a real trip, never taken a holiday. The best holiday for me is spent in my workshops when nearly everybody else is on vacation.
  • If SoftBank can complete the tender offer it contemplates to buy a large stake in Uber, the company's bizarre governance war will be over for the time being, putting Uber back on par with other normal companies whose boards of directors dont fight publicly with each other.
  • Tesla has defied everyone's predictions again and again. It has such a unique position in the market, and so far, whatever people think about Tesla and its business model, there is one fact that nobody can dispute: It pretty much has the market to itself.
  • The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
  • Kindness is a sort of love without being love.
  • Actually, Sydney is my second favourite city on earth, I love Sydney, but this is the greatest.
  • My grandmother lived to 104 years old, and part of her success was she woke up every morning to a brand new day. She said every morning is a new gift. Her favorite hobby was collecting birthdays.
  • Now I see other kids and their parents, and I compare them to my dad. Our dad was a really normal father when he was with us. We would get grounded if we did something bad. He would ground us. He wouldn't call it grounding; he'd just say, 'You're on punishment.' Sometimes we'd be on punishment a lot.
  • I find theater terrifying. There are no do-overs, you know? It's all happening live. You need to be in it 100 percent at any given moment, and the audience is right there. I'm really intimidated by theater, but it is my first true love. I love theater. I love that anxiety.
  • In the Arab and Israeli worlds' eyes, Jared Kushner is a perfectly plausible American arbiter of - if not peace - then at least more process, procedure, and posturing.
  • No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.
  • As an actor, you are aware of how a role can seep into your real life.
  • It's developing a relationship with actors that makes it work.
  • There's something missing in the music industry today... and it's music. Songs you hear don't last, it's just product fed to you by the industry.
  • Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.
  • Most mutations involve typos: Something bumps a cell's elbow as it's copying DNA, and the wrong letter appears in a triplet - CAG becomes CCG.
  • Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
  • War is regarded as nothing but the continuation of state policy with other means.
  • It's time for Haitians to have access to health care. It's time to open our borders to the Haitian diaspora, open our markets to the world. It's time to open our country to potential investors.
  • Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
  • My perfect bag would be practical but also have the stylish element to it; it would be bold and colourful. I would actually be able to open and close it. That would be a first.
  • We can not control the aging reversal to a specific year today, that will come in the future. It is hypothesized that you will not reverse in physical appearance to less than a young adult. We see this in mice as well.
  • The most valuable thing I can share is the importance of living in truth. Sometimes, facing those truths can actually be your worst fear.
  • In some ways, you can think of end-to-end encryption as honoring what the past looked like.
  • To say that such-and-such a circumstance is 'Kafkaesque' is to admit to the denigration of an imagination that has burned a hole in what we take to be modernism - even in what we take to be the ordinary fabric and intent of language. Nothing is like 'The Hunger Artist.' Nothing is like 'The Metamorphosis.'
  • Drawing teaches you to look at things properly and to understand form and structure.
  • My first novel, 'The Lions of Lucerne,' just poured out of me. It was an amazing feeling of accomplishment. My biggest fear and therefore my biggest obstacle to becoming an author had been, 'What if I spend all that time and the book is no good?'
  • The classic, quote/unquote, craft of songwriting still works; it still is relevant.
  • In my dressing room, you'll definitely find some Starbursts and Skittles. I have a lot of candles that remind me of home, and a humidifier for my voice. I also have some digital Kodak albums where I have pictures of my friends and family.
  • Philosophical reflection could not leave the relation of mind and spirit in the obscurity which had satisfied the needs of the naive consciousness.
  • I had to try and find a way to express happiness without sounding corny.
  • A lot of people think inspiration means magic. But really, inspiration means to put life into something.
  • The knowledge of the ancient languages is mainly a luxury.
  • The Internet gave us access to everything; but it also gave everything access to us.
  • And their conviction is that if it is done with that kind of purity it will go somewhere. I believe that with all my heart, but I'm not responsible for its going somewhere.
  • It takes 300 years, it seems, for the great bands to get their due.
  • Because of my crazy work schedule, I have become something of a master at changing my clothes while driving. The men driving next to me love it.
  • As we kill nature, we are killing ourselves, and God incarnate as the world as well.
  • Everything good that I know was taught to me by great teachers and I feel like giving back and sharing the technique is the thing to do.
  • I've always had this hyper kinetic energy, so I don't really need much sleep at night.