Laid Quotes

  • Please God, let me hit one. I'll tell everybody you did it.
  • I was also lucky to play for an owner, Bud Selig, who truly cared about his players. He'd call me into his office once in a while when he knew things weren't going so well. And it's funny. Every time I left there I always felt like something good was about to happen.
  • Only the mad girls chase me, I think.
  • Anyone can have a good day, but you have to be able to perform on a bad day.
  • In L.A., you work like hell because there is nothing else to do, unless you're cheating on your wife.
  • Lots of us when we're children believe 'oh well, if the world knew us as we really are, they'd know what wonderful, clever, brilliant, charming people we really are.'
  • He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
  • The Blossoms had gotten so we were working seven days a week, three or four sessions a day, which was literally killing us, physically. With the instruments that the musicians play, they can do that, but not with us using our voices.
  • I don't usually drink caffeine so that when I need it, it actually does something.
  • I've got cousins galore. Mexicans just spread all their seeds. And the women just pop them out.
  • A piece of art is a compact form of the universe.
  • I hate birthdays. I hate birthday parties. I hate them. I don't know what it is, anybody's only got to come wafting near me with a piece of cake with a candle on and I break out in hives.
  • Of all the means I know to lead men, the most effectual is a concealed mystery.
  • There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.
  • Simultaneous contrast is not just a curious optical phenomenon - it is the very heart of painting.
  • I felt that I had been influenced by being in the city enough and I wanted to go off by myself to see what was going on. I remember going out there and looking in the mirror and thinking I wasn't anything.
  • Anyone born and bred in Northern Ireland can't be too optimistic.
  • It's an honor, when you've been hustling in the business for years, years and years, it doesn't matter when it comes - you're just glad it came.
  • The rudest possible gift is a gift card. It means you think the person is stupid and has no interests. The only good gift card is Bitcoin. You practically have to be a hacker to know about it.
  • My first business deal was with my mother. I invested in chickens. I sold the eggs to my mother.
  • If I bring up political power, personal power, it sounds like they're my terms, and they're not.
  • The State of Israel failed in absorbing the Jews from Ethiopia.
  • If somebody is strong and showing good performances and perfect in the thing you are doing, there are people who want to disturb you.
  • There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
  • The older I get, the more I understand that the only way to say valuable things is to lose your fear of being correct.
  • I could remember thinking when I met him, 'Wow, that's Andy Sanders from Houston. He's really good.' And he tells me he said, 'Wow, that's Jimmy Walker. He hits it really far.'
  • I had to find stories no one else was writing, so I got away from the quarterback and the coach. I'm still looking for stories no one else has written.
  • I offer my expertise and experience for hire in order to help a group of people reach the summit.
  • I'm not a typical public school boy.
  • Animated editorial cartoons are completely different from static editorial cartoons.
  • I, therefore, O Caesar, do not publish this work, merely prefixing my name to a treatise which of right belongs to others, nor think of acquiring reputation by finding fault with the works of any one.
  • If you agree with a critic, you admire him or her. If you disagree, you despise them. We all feel a great need to be confirmed in our opinions.
  • The Exorcist doesn't get me, but The Omen does.
  • I got so I was really just sick of sculpture.
  • I haven't dunked since Bill Clinton was in office, so I'm just happy for anyone who can do so without a trampoline.
  • There are times you can't really see or even feel how sweet life can be. Hopefully its mountains will be higher than its valleys are deep. I know things that are broken can be fixed. Take the punch if you have to, hit the canvas and then get up again. Life is worth it.
  • I'm a proponent of single-payer health-care, public education, protecting the environment - all the things Democrats rally around.
  • Mo'Nique is so full of love. I've been describing her as the tree in 'Pocahontas.' She's so wise and loving. She is just everything.
  • I'm a decent cook, and I will try to cook anything. My only weakness is that I don't know servings - I only know how to make a lot.
  • I'm passionate about owning a football team in my hometown.
  • For my Oxford degree, I had to translate French and German philosophy (as it turned out, Descartes and Kant) at sight without a dictionary. That meant Germany for my first summer vacation, to learn the thorny language on my own.
  • I wonder what kind of lives they will have built for themselves when they turn 45 and can't really have any connection with people because they are so used to fleeting sexual.
  • I've never been able to arouse any interest in myself for digitally produced sound, and so the computer turns me off.
  • My fame came from my success as a country music singer.
  • The character of Rosie is based on a woman who used to live in the same apartment building I lived in many years ago. She's taken on a life of her own, of course.
  • If there were not derivatives, there would be no bank loans at all today, because people want to get fixed-rate 30-year loans, but banks don't want to keep 30-year loans on their books.
  • I built the business exactly the way my mother built and ran her family. I wanted a replication of the big, happy family I grew up in. I wanted happy people having fun.
  • During the past 30 years, European governments have provided more than $15 billion in the form of low- and no-cost loans to Airbus for the specific purpose of developing new aircraft lines.