Law Quotes

  • My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
  • The champagne tastes the same if you're sitting bolt upright or sunk back into a sofa, so you might as well be upright, because you look better.
  • Obama's coalition would have consigned him to the political margins as little as 12 years ago, but the nation's demographic changes are moving far more quickly than most Republicans anticipated.
  • If you simply announce that things are irrational, then that alone doesn't get you very far. You have to replace rational agents with some concrete notion of what it means to be irrational.
  • The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.
  • Concerning PDA: Anything that can be described as 'cute' is okay. Anything that can be described as 'mating' is not okay.
  • I wouldn't even know - and I spent three years in the CIA - I wouldn't even know how you'd start a covert action program in a place like Iran. It would be extraordinarily difficult.
  • Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
  • My top most priority is to deal with India's massive social and economic problems, so that chronic poverty, ignorance and disease can be conquered in a reasonably short period of time.
  • My vanity is I'm terribly romantic! But being married is lovely.
  • We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes.
  • Music is my ultimate passion in life.
  • I've loved thrillers and spy stories since I was a kid. It's probably not a bad rule of thumb to write the kinds of stories you love to read.
  • I believe coding is fundamental to literacy in the future.
  • I dedicated almost 12 years to the music industry before having children.
  • If there's anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it's being washed up right after.
  • And I will never, ever respond to anybody - man, woman, vegetable, or mineral - who tells me to keep my mouth shut.
  • Because the better an organization is at fulfilling its purpose, the more it attracts people who see the organization as an opportunity to advance themselves.
  • There's something about a Christmas sweater that will always make me laugh.
  • I loved my Communications class. The toughest one I had was Oceanography only because I didn't have too much interest in the oceans.
  • Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.
  • The Obama administration is on notice - they will not be allowed to regulate what they have been unable to legislate.
  • There's nowhere like home for me, but there has been something so interesting about most of the places I've visited. One that sticks out in my mind is traveling around South America. It's a huge continent, and I only got to see a small portion of it, but I've always liked going there.
  • The secret to scooping ice cream is all about the scooper. You have to dip it in water before and after every scoop. Then it just rolls off.
  • My dad was a master butcher and I trained to be a butcher when I left school. I didn't enjoy it at the time but I love cooking now, so perhaps I would have been a chef.
  • My whole right arm is tattooed in honor of 'Wizard of Oz.'
  • I'm not just a scientist.
  • Adopted kids are such a pain - you have to teach them how to look like you.
  • The rat stops gnawing in the wood, the dungeon walls withdraw, the weight is lifted your pulse steadies and the sun has found your heart, the day was not bad, the season has not been bad, there is sense and even promise in going on.
  • When I first arrived in Baghdad in January 2003, I thought I would soon rent a house and envisioned myself swimming in the Tigris to cool off after reporting in the city the caliphs called Madinit al-Salam, the City of Peace. A year later, I realized I wouldn't be taking any midnight dips - Madinat al-Salam no more.
  • I think it's a really big deal to be able to meet people outside the context of something like a conference room or someplace where everything feels like it's formal talk.
  • The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this; What is the use of climbing Mount Everest? and my answer must at once be, it is no use. There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever.
  • I just always want a new producer. I'm going to have a new producer on the next one. Because I'm the same person, and I feel like, I know I'm going to bring to it a certain sensibility that's me, and I want to have something different coming out on each album.
  • I've been blessed; I've been getting so many amazing opportunities because of the UFC. I know there are going to be haters no matter how successful I am, and I just have to be thankful for all the blessings that I have because all of it can be over before you know it.
  • Fain would I climb, yet fear I to fall.
  • I wanted to grow up to be just like my father.
  • I love to sing and I really love to write, but in terms of being onstage, I'm not that comfortable, which I think is sort of clear.
  • Standing beneath the white light of an Apple store is like standing on a Stanley Kubrick movie set. His '2001: A Space Odyssey' predicted Jobs and a future where technology was our friend. Kubrick, of course, didn't like what he saw. And occasionally, I have my doubts.
  • I support gun control. But speaking honestly about the combustible mix of race and guns may be more important to stopping the slaughter in minority communities than any new gun-control laws.
  • I always wanted to be a serious journalist.
  • I'm zero to a hundred in almost every facet of my life.
  • In 'Hamilton,' we're telling the stories of old, dead white men, but we're using actors of color, and that makes the story more immediate and more accessible to a contemporary audience.
  • I've had every haircut you could possibly imagine: mullet, tail, dreadlocks, afro, crew cut. It's always been an expression of who I am.
  • If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.
  • After The Wizard Of Oz I was typecast as a lion, and there aren't all that many parts for lions.
  • But what are friends? What is a husband, even, compared with one's Mother? Of her love, one is always so sure! It is the only love that nothing - not even misconduct on our part - can take away from us.
  • There're so many great writers out there who aren't getting the exposure they deserve.
  • It seems like a really fun way to make a living, but I'm truly terrible at acting.