Iranian Quotes

  • Steve Martin said that philosophy is good for comedy because it screws up your thinking just enough, and I agree with that. Being forced to see life's metadata is good training for looking for interesting angles on a topic.
  • I tend to like things that already exist.
  • If you look at great human civilizations, from the Roman Empire to the Soviet Union, you will see that most do not fail simply due to external threats but because of internal weakness, corruption, or a failure to manifest the values and ideals they espouse.
  • Thus one memory follows another until the waves dash together over our heads, and a deep sigh swells the breast, which warns us that we have forgotten to breathe in the midst of these pure thoughts.
  • I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card.
  • Clean, tasty, real foods do not come processed in boxes or bags; they come from the earth, the sea, the field, or the farm.
  • I still feel like a novice when it comes to classical theater, but I don't ever want to become comfortable with anything. The greatest creativity comes from being nervous and uncomfortable.
  • If I'm doing my job as an actor, the audience knows everything I know about the character.
  • A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene, to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.
  • That's the thing with animated films - I often feel that puppets get the better parts compared to us normal actresses.
  • Sometimes, I feel promoting a film is a more difficult task than acting!
  • Michael Jackson is so unique, and I look up to him and try to imbibe as much from him and marry it to my own style.
  • Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear.
  • Steve Martin is a legendary actor and a wonderful person to work with. He's incredibly well prepared, and funny off the set.
  • Let's get the elephant out of the room. I'm a conservative Democrat.
  • In 1628 came the first English attack on Canada.
  • Steve Martin is one of the most intelligent, well-read human beings that I've ever come across. He is equally as funny off screen as he is on. But he also has a very intellectual side, and he's a really nice human being. We actually become good friends.
  • I was an absolute maniac, a terrible husband and father.
  • Every actor's different. It seems to me the older veterans, they don't need to hear as much. But younger actors need a little more feedback, a little more assurance, and that's fine.
  • My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.
  • My grandparents would never admit to being Tasmanian, but I think it's really great and funny. But I guess, in the past, Tasmanians just weren't quite accepted. You had that lazy reference to them being felons.
  • It's amazing what a bit of soot and shaving can do for muscle definition, honestly.
  • If you look at all those terrorist groups - I'm talking, going back, Hezbollah, Hamas, al-Nusra, al-Qaeda, ISIS - they're all proxy armies in an Islamic civil war.
  • Well, I think that it's clear that the Republican Party is a pro-life party. And we do value life. And we do believe that the unborn have a right to life.
  • Being closer to the genesis of this whole period, it captured the importance of the concept of making contact and accurately depicted the paranoia of the time. It's an excellent film.
  • The industry is becoming very ready for animal identification.
  • I get appalled when I see good drivers being left on the sidelines because they haven't come up with the half million to a million to put themselves in a competitive car.
  • The cool thing is that now that people have made this evolution where cooking is cool, people are doing it on weekends, they're doing their own challenges. It's back to cooking. And it's real cooking.
  • Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
  • Foxes was a movie that didn't do a lot of business but it didn't do too badly critically and eventually they offered me other things. The interesting thing was that next I tried a film called Star Man, which Michael Douglas was producing.
  • I have been getting offers from international artistes for collaboration all across the globe, but I prefer to work with Indian artistes.
  • These rare senses and powers of reasoning were given to be used freely, but not audaciously, to discover, not to pervert the truth.
  • I don't want to play everyone's best friend. I don't want to play the role of a girl struggling in the ghetto. It's not that that story isn't important, but I saw patterns, and was like, 'I don't relate to these people.'
  • My father was my god. His approval was so valuable to me.
  • Steve McQueen from 'The Getaway' is tough and independent. He can be diffident but is unabashed when it comes to love. And he's undeniably sexy.
  • Lawyers are like beavers: They get in the mainstream and dam it up.
  • So nevertheless, what I'm saying is that what one is - one's parameters are constantly narrowed by one's success, and my desire is to widen my field even if I risk failure.
  • As soon as I read that, it clicked: that's my theater of war. It was exciting to think that I could write about World War Two from a totally new place.
  • Daley may be sinking. The hot water has gone from his chest to his neck.
  • If you look at Earwolf, we've tried to have a really diverse stable of hosts. Even my show can get a little 'dudey' sometimes.
  • Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club, don't you?
  • I was single for a long time and felt very much alone in the world, and talk of family values upset me very much at that phase in my life, because I used to think: 'What about people like me?'
  • My standard uniform is a T-shirt and jeans.
  • Steve Martin is such an exquisite and precise writer. Everything is so clear; it's like a bell. He says what he means and says it so beautifully.
  • We had been to a couple really awkward office Christmas parties, including one at our production company. It's just a really interesting place, an event that hadn't really been captured.
  • The palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction between different types of organoboron compounds and various organic electrophiles including halides or triflates in the presence of a base provides a powerful and general methodology for the formation of carbon-carbon bonds.
  • It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
  • Quite frankly, I'm tired of taking insulin and pumping my stomach every three days and pricking my finger and drawing blood out of it every day - it's a tedious, meticulous, annoying disease that never goes away. And I want to get rid of it like everybody else does.