Little Bit Quotes

  • The best Chateauneuf-du-Papes are among the most natural expressions of grapes, place and vintage. Chateauneuf-du-Pape vineyards are farmed organically or biodynamically, and the region's abundant sunshine and frequent wind (called 'le mistral') practically preclude the need for treating the fields with herbicides or pesticides.
  • I had been anorexic for about five years. And I was really sick. I probably weighed about 70 pounds.
  • I was this guy who'd been racing around down there, on that field in 1999, running straight over people, scoring tries, winning games, having fun. And I ended up so sick I couldn't even run past a little baby.
  • I worked on three independent movies in close succession and... I really learned from those directors how to stay on budget, make your days, get it done, keep everyone happy, which is a huge thing in a movie, and to steer the ship.
  • I don't ever want it to be about me. A friend of mine told me, 'The difference between fame and notoriety is fame is when people know you, and notoriety is when people know your work.' The first one is not respectable, but the second one is, because that leaves a legacy.
  • A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
  • No, I do not have dual citizenship with Israel. I'm an American.
  • Anybody who has ever been in business, anybody who has ever paid bills, anybody who has ever lived in a serious adult life knows that indebtedness is a killer.
  • It's a libel to say that I use my newspapers to support my other business interests. The fact is, I haven't got any other business interests.
  • I've done two movies with Jim Mickle. He's somebody that I'd love to do another movie with.
  • I tend to write short, brief snippets - I lean toward the chamber music end as opposed to the symphony end of things.
  • I like to walk around. And I have a really big garden in Brooklyn. Growing tomatoes in my backyard feels very rewarding.
  • At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.
  • People don't always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history.
  • History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
  • I call people 'petal' all the time. My postman is very confused by this.
  • Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them.
  • Name your nation-state, or tribe or party - you have to rationalize what you're doing. You have to go to sleep at night. Does Dick Cheney sleep at night? Does he sleep like a baby?
  • Music is 10% exhilaration and 90% utter disappointment.
  • I believe Photoshop is in some way the contemporary darkroom, the creative area that all photographers have available today.
  • What should we suppose must naturally be the consequence of our carrying on a slave trade with Africa? With a country, vast in its extent, not utterly barbarous, but civilized in a very small degree? Does any one suppose a slave trade would help their civilization?
  • I do believe that movies are subject to a million interpretations.
  • I remember hearing stories from my mother and father about their parents and grandparents when they were taken off the reservation, taken to the boarding schools, and pretty much taught to be ashamed of who they were as Native Americans. You can feel that impact today.
  • The par putts sometimes are bigger than the birdie putts.
  • When Holly Madison, Hef's former chief girlfriend, came out with a tell-all book about life in the Mansion, the most bizarre revelation was that, prior to the man's infamous orgies, all of the live-in girlfriends were required to put on matching pink flannel pajamas.
  • I was thought to be retarded as a child, and all the evidence indicates that I was.
  • I believe in the sanctity of human life, from the womb to the tomb.
  • In the end, you're trying to find God. That's the result of not being satisfied. And it doesn't matter how much money, or property, or whatever you've got, unless you're happy in your heart, then that's it. And unfortunately, you can never gain perfect happiness unless you've got that state of consciousness that enables that.
  • I try to make myself look as normal as possible because I like people to relate to me.
  • There is a plethora of topics to explore. I sometimes think I may never live long enough to explore all of the unique story lines I have either in my head or waiting in my computer file.
  • A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.
  • I think the process of 'SNL' is still pretty formal. You make an audition tape, your agent sends it in, they watch people's tapes, and then they invite people to perform at a comedy club in Los Angeles or New York. But I don't know how much actual scouting they do online.
  • I know of a few writers who are husband and wife teams.
  • My childhood may have been more demented than most, because I learned to read very early and was allowed to read whatever I wanted.
  • Everywhere you look these days you see Carolina athletes.
  • 'Stand your ground' laws based on the ALEC model have had harmful consequences and need to be reconsidered.
  • Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
  • So, instead, I try to put in light and hope for the best.
  • There are leaders vocally, and there are leaders by example. I think I'm starting to become better at being a leader vocally, just talking on the court.
  • I think some things are just meant to happen; you can't change your fate. Maybe we have a small amount of control.
  • I'm not trying to bring New York to Toronto. I want to understand Toronto better.
  • Something is clearly wrong with Kansas and the rest of Middle America when it comes to letting economic self-interest guide their voting.
  • I was thrilled to be able to read at three. I just thought everyone loved reading as much as I did.
  • I'm like a kid in a sweet shop every day. It's slightly cringey how much fun I have.
  • People forget that the more we know about the world - about people, cultures, and about life - the stronger we are as actors because the more we can bring to our characters.
  • One of my first episodic jobs was on 'Twin Peaks,' if you can imagine that - one of the most unusual series ever.
  • I was thrilled that Sadiq Khan was so in support of the idea of culture being at the centre of a city and the idea that it is everyone's right. It can't be a matter of privilege or chance. It should be something everyone can have in their life, and that means knowing what it is.
  • Cary Grant was one of the most marvelous men I've ever met.