Line Quotes

  • My capacity for wanting to create has never faltered. If anything, it's gained momentum.
  • I read some of my stories recently and thought, 'How in the hell did I get away with that?' I had some really raw cynicism in some of them.
  • The most amazing thing to me about the sea is the tide. A harbour like St. Ives is totally transformed in a very short space of time by the arrival or departure of the sea.
  • We will be more successful in all our endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we'll also have a lot more joy in living.
  • My father told me, never have partners.
  • When I work for someone else, I always make money for them. When I back my own ideas, I am bound to lose.
  • We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve.
  • As a businessperson, I don't have the power to change the government. That is in the hands of the political leaders. However, as a taxpayer, we have the right to be critical of the government and demand change.
  • There are challenges in terms of the measurement of VAR for what are known as nonlinear derivatives, where things like gamma and vega are important dimensions of the risk.
  • I'm this dude that can play a farmhand and a handyman and sometimes a Greek god.
  • It's the cross-training that's key. It doesn't let your body adapt to one stimulus too much and it keeps your workouts exciting.
  • People tend not to use this word beauty because it's not intellectual - but there has to be an overlap between beauty and intellect.
  • The biggest challenge is that when people look at low price point products, they essentially invest less money in development, innovation, and new technology. And in order to innovate at a lower price point, and make sustainability attainable to the masses, you have to invest more. But that's counterintuitive for a lot of businesses.
  • I had no other interests but baseball because I never thought I'd not make it. No. Never.
  • Building advanced AI is like launching a rocket. The first challenge is to maximize acceleration, but once it starts picking up speed, you also need to focus on steering.
  • Now it's hard to pick up any copy of 'Wired' that doesn't mention YouTube.
  • Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything.
  • 'Knockemstiff' is a collection of short stories set in the holler of the same name in southern Ohio where I grew up. I tried to link the stories together through the place and some recurring characters.
  • Well I've got lots more great TV projects in the pipeline.
  • Congress as a whole is less popular than it's been since polling was invented.
  • We all have Tumblr, and we all have Instagram and everything. People care so much about it because, now, any random can be famous on the Internet if their world looks good on Tumblr. And so everyone at high school strives for this kind of aesthetic correctness.
  • Marc Cherry is so good at writing himself into a corner, then writing himself out of that corner. It's really fun to watch that.
  • A divorcee is a women who got married so she didn't have to work, but now works so she doesn't have to get married.
  • By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
  • The moment when I broke my leg, when I realized my leg was broken, I thought my career was over.
  • There's not a pill or an injection that's going to give me, going to give any player the hand-eye coordination to hit a baseball.
  • Actors always want to play the villain role at least once in their life.
  • I don't like games. You're robbing the precious time of children to be children. They need to be in touch with the real world more.
  • People are rude in general.
  • To me hair dressing means shape. It's very important that the foundations should be right.
  • An asteroid can literally destroy 80 or 90 percent of the species that are alive on Earth. These are big events. I mean, this is called extinction.
  • Botanically speaking, tomatoes are the fruit of a vine, just as are cucumbers, squashes, beans and peas.
  • School is very important; it was very important for me. It gave me an enormous amount of confidence, especially at Yale where we were dealing with all the classics. In dealing with the classics, you are dealing with the very best.
  • I think we were probably playing live for about 12 months before we got a recording deal.
  • The Cold War went on for so long that it bred a kind of worldwide military establishment. Even when budgets went down in the early and mid-nineties, it didn't really affect it.
  • The point came when people were doing things I didn't feel competent to do myself. I'm not being modest; I honestly get lost. I was lucky in spotting what I did when I did, but there comes a point where you realise what you're doing is not going to be much good.
  • I had discovered that I'm much less special than I thought I am. So whatever I find true for myself, other people might also relate to.
  • I did a movie where my character was obsessed with Bruce Lee, so I learned everything about Bruce Lee, read everything, watched his movies.
  • I'm no relation to Lillian or Dorothy Gish. Not even way back. But when I first became interested in acting, I wrote a letter to Lillian Gish. She wrote back, discouraging me from entering the business.
  • Sure, when you think 'World of Warcraft,' you might picture the nerdier set - those who may have sacrificed hygiene and sleep to reach one more experience level. But the truth is that 'WoW' is populated with players of all sorts of backgrounds, from rural housewives to NFL punters.
  • Going forward, as we work to strengthen our border in the interests of homeland security, we must also recognize the economic importance of immigration reform.
  • I had a Jewish grandfather. We managed to hide this fact from the authorities by falsifying documents, my father and I. His father was Jewish, but because my father was an illegitimate child, it was rather easy to pretend that his father was unknown.
  • I came out of the womb born to sing and dance. I have to follow my heart.
  • We need to say to everyone on Election Day, 'Those of you who helped make this a good day, you need to go out and help us finish the job.'
  • Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes, recognize no geographic borders.
  • Actually, I'm a strong supporter of comprehensive tax reform.
  • Gird your hearts with silent fortitude, suffering yet hoping all things.
  • I can be jubilant one moment and pensive the next, and a cloud could go by and make that happen.