Knowing Quotes

  • Everyone wants the rich to pay more in taxes.
  • I keep thinking someone's gonna show up and say, 'There's been a big mistake. The guy next door is supposed to be drawing the cartoon. Here's your shovel.'
  • I want to have an impact because I don't want anybody to have to go through what I went through.
  • I don't know what it is about me: I am no Rock Hudson, but I absolutely wow all the little old white-haired ladies. They stop me and talk to me all over the country, on the street, in restaurants, in elevators.
  • Investment will lead to employment; employment means better income; it means selling more cars.
  • It is often my nature to be abstract, hidden in plain sight, or nowhere at all.
  • Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace.
  • There are good days and there are bad days, and this is one of them.
  • I would have to say that Richard Nixon is probably the most gifted and skilled political practitioner, in his pre-presidential years, of all of the American presidents in the 20th century.
  • I am a big Batman fan, not so much a Superman fan.
  • Music is music; you don't have to put a label on it.
  • We are running a very strong and ongoing marketing campaign to get families to send their children to school, particularly girls.
  • So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy, that's a great reward.
  • Every time you use the word 'healthy,' you lose. The key is to make yummy, delicious food that happens to be healthy.
  • People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
  • On the television planet, where men make up the tribe, the law of the caveman rules. So, for a woman coming from another world, without experience or cunning, to succeed gradually in gaining control over what is to be taped, what goes out over the air, what is said without censorship, is an epic feat.
  • Some movies are simply magical. You can't really put your finger on any particular reason behind its success.
  • Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
  • I love being out there on the mound with the ball in my hand. I can control the game. I'm out there. No clock - nothing happens until I throw that thing. Nothing happens. I love that feeling.
  • Gender injustice is a social impairment and therefore has to be corrected in social attitudes and behaviour.
  • Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
  • People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
  • It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him.
  • The cancer that demands our urgent attention is corruption and poverty.
  • I don't think the space station will ever do anything for exploration. Putting people up there for a year or more is the only way you will get anywhere near the exploration concept.
  • It is one of the ironies of my life and in many lives that whenever you are the happiest, all of this stuff from the past will come pushing up and demand to be noticed.
  • Any audience that gets a laugh out of me gets it while I'm facing them.
  • The old movie stars like Bogart, James Cagney, Jimmy Stewart, they weren't this gorgeous, striking six-foot man who's rippled with muscles.
  • As enjoyable as it is when you're just writing and getting feedback from family members, it's 10 times more enjoyable, or 100 times more enjoyable, when you actually start getting paid for it, and people start reading your books, and once in a while you get a good review.
  • One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
  • So many large movies come to you with a huge marketing campaign and it's like you have to see this movie this weekend, otherwise you'll be culturally bankrupt and can't converse with your friends.
  • Kids don't learn the fundamentals of baseball at the games anymore.
  • It is one of the paradoxes of American literature that our writers are forever looking back with love and nostalgia at lives they couldn't wait to leave.
  • A big budget studio film is slower, they've got so much to create around you. Everything is more complicated.
  • One of my sensory problems was hearing sensitivity, where certain loud noises, such as a school bell, hurt my ears. It sounded like a dentist drill going through my ears.
  • Digital-Original just shifts the R&D costs for publishing to the authors and affords us the chance to write the stories we want to write and the stories our patrons want to read.
  • Contrary to popular belief, there are actually quite a few guys in the action sports community that have faith and are Christians.
  • A lot of music is mathematics. It's balance.
  • The true facts are not always obvious. They often have to be looked for.
  • The average user doesn't give a damn what happens, as long as (1) it works and (2) it's fast.
  • Without knowing about flexibility, one cannot work out strategies to deal with the enemy and prepare for changes, and without knowing about the foundation of one's own culture, one would be contemptuous of the Confucian ethical codes.
  • My target is to make the players as rich as possible within the financial constraints of the club. My target is not to give them less money. I'm happy to make them rich.
  • I make pictures and someone comes in and calls it art.
  • I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them childhood memories come up for me.
  • It's incredible to see the creativity, beauty and hardships people capture when filmmaking is opened up and shared with the world.
  • Although they are some of the hardest working folks I know, rural Americans earn, on average, $11,000 less than their urban counterparts each year. And they are more likely to live in poverty.
  • The first time I lived in L.A. I was too young. I really wanted to be back home in Vancouver.
  • It is one of the glories of America that we move to higher levels of awareness.