Issues Quotes

  • It's a question of keeping one's eyes and ears open and watching how other people play the game. They're watching me too, to see what my attitude is like.
  • I wish we didn't have to tell this story.
  • I was the youngest in my family. When the other kids went to school, my mother would make them breakfast and then she would go back to bed for an hour, so I was sort of babysat by television.
  • Where issues used to be, say, parochial or local in Ireland or England and so forth, all politics is global now because all business is global.
  • I have a majority girl audience on YouTube.
  • I can't imagine doing anything without being an improviser. I can't imagine trying to write or act or direct without what improvising offers you.
  • I have always been someone who wants to get it right. That started when I ran for school board. It's an avocation that's become a full-time job.
  • I'm a poster child for Luddites. It was a challenge for me to open myself up the tech world.
  • The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
  • It should strengthen investors' confidence. This is done through transparency, high quality financial reports, and a standardized economic market. This is not just for China, but also for the world market as a whole.
  • Elevate those guns a little lower.
  • Here in Cameroon, football is our leading political party. It's football alone that that unites us, it's football alone that brings us good things - football is the window into our country - so we don't mess around with it.
  • The Barefoot College is supposed to be a sparking off process. People are adopting it and owning it, which is really the story behind the college.
  • Influence is the new power - if you have influence, you can create a brand.
  • I get so into the moment.
  • 'Movement is life;' and it is well to be able to forget the past, and kill the present by continual change.
  • Matters of the heart are important to me. All this materialism and all the money and wealth are things that you don't take to the grave. One day you have it. The next day you don't.
  • Even when I was Archbishop of Wales and working with new bishops, I used to say, not realising quite how true it was, 'One of the things you will do as a bishop is disappoint people'.
  • I have no idea why we bleed maize and blue, but we do. There's something about Michigan. Maybe it's that we're less jaded out there in the Midwest, I don't know, but it's a love of what we do and each other that brings us together. It's just a magic place.
  • I suggest that ten thousand Negroes march on Washington, D.C., the capital of the Nation, with the slogan, 'We loyal Negro American citizens demand the right to work and fight for our country.'
  • Some of the French surrealists at the beginning of the war had come over to New York and they brought out this magazine. It was a big, glossy magazine full of surrealist things.
  • Character is the essence of all that a man has seen in life and regards as high and exalted. Character is like truth: the substance of the things that a man has forgotten but the substance of the things that are worth remembering in life.
  • The character of a man is known from his conversations.
  • No one predicted Mercury would be a planetary core with the mantle stripped off. No one predicted volcanoes on the Jovian moons, or oceans on the inside of them. I can tell you, for every single planet, huge 'we never guessed that' things.
  • I wasn't planning on doing musicals, but that's how I started.
  • I once blurted out that I found it impossible to bond with my son Winston because I was too tired. I mean how bloody awful does that sound? What a tosser!
  • Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
  • I love every character in the DC universe, except for Rampage. Rampage is a She-Hulk rip-off, and I like She-Hulk.
  • If you want to boo, that's your right. Boo. Go ahead. Boo me all day long.
  • If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.
  • Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.
  • 'One Yellow Daffodil' is both a look to the past and to the future and expresses my belief in the great spirit and strength of our children.
  • When I wake up, I always drink tons of Guayaki organic yerba mate tea.
  • Any enterprise CEO really ought to be able to ask a question that involves connecting data across the organization, be able to run a company effectively, and especially to be able to respond to unexpected events. Most organizations are missing this ability to connect all the data together.
  • The easiest place to get a natural harmonic on any string is at the 12th fret. All you do is lightly rest one of your left-hand fingers on a string directly above that fret and then pick it.
  • I have always tried to stay current.
  • The companies that do the best job on managing a user's privacy will be the companies that ultimately are the most successful.
  • My mum had a massive influence on me, not just in what she wore and how she looked, but in her spirit. She was married to one of the most famous men in the world, and she didn't wear any makeup, ever. I mean, have you ever seen the wife of a man like that rock up with no makeup on? Because I haven't since.
  • Every single day, I'm curious about everything. Curiosity is finding answers to things.
  • I like big casts. The experience of working together, that human contact - those are my roots, professionally.
  • I was always a sensitive, sweet kid, but I got brutalized and I became brutal. And frankly, I don't think it was my natural makeup. I don't think its anyone's natural makeup to be a violent brawler.
  • My mother was my best friend and confidante.
  • I feel at home in Scotland and go back whenever I can. I've played the Edinburgh Festival twice, and I get the train across the Forth Bridge to Lochgelly, just to see it.
  • Satan, our adversary, wants us to fail. He spreads lies as part of his effort to destroy our belief. He slyly suggests that the doubter, the skeptic, the cynic is sophisticated and intelligent, while those who have faith in God and His miracles are naive, blind, or brainwashed.
  • Women's issues have always been a part of my life. My goal is to bring the word 'feminism' back into the zeitgeist and reframe it.
  • I have a special interest in children who have lost a parent or loved one in the line of duty as they served their country as a police officer, firefighter, federal agent or member of the military, but children all over the word need help and an opportunity to flourish.
  • I have no television - I hate it.
  • Jazz is a way of life, and you have to learn about it on the street, so to speak. But the training comes in by giving you the tools to work with.