Lot Quotes

  • I love dancing, and I always have.
  • I got into the right frame of mind that I will serve my country. I didn't volunteer to do it, but they've asked me, so that's what I'll do.
  • The Jewish community is all about love and family, which is the most important thing in my life, too.
  • I'm just trying to play against ethnicity. I got to play a guy from Louisiana in 'The Pacific' named Merriell Shelton, and now I'm playing Elliot Alderman.
  • The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.
  • I have considered rap music stars, and there is one in my new book, Lovers and Players, and there is also a hip-hop music mogul who I think you will like a lot.
  • A lot of things can't be modeled very well.
  • I was born into a Greek family, and it was instilled in me not only to be passionate about the culture but also to be freaky loyal.
  • Becoming an actress takes a lot longer than being a star. I don't want to be a star. I want to be an actress. I want to build a career.
  • To protect our kids, we've given law enforcement new tools to fight human trafficking.
  • The vanity of men, a constant insult to women, is also the ground for the implicit feminine claim of superior sensitivity and morality.
  • Surround yourself with good people. Whether they're the best or not, people are capable of learning if they've got good hearts and they're good souls.
  • When I was a kid growing up in the States in the late '70s and early '80s, as soon as 'Dallas' came on on a Friday night on CBS at 9 P.M., we stopped everything from that moment on as a family.
  • The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun.
  • I feel like Canadian movies should be as good or better than the competition because of the talent we have here. Someone like Ryan Gosling shouldn't have to come back here because it's a Canadian movie. He should want to come back because some of the best movies are being made here.
  • A lot of my friends are club people. It's not me. It's funny to represent that, because it's not me. I don't fit into a gay club setting. It's just ironic that I represent that somehow.
  • It's common for information previously considered unclassified to be upgraded to classified before being publicly released.
  • Call no man foe, but never love a stranger.
  • For an actor, you're rejected eight or ten times a day. All you've got to sell is yourself. You're not selling products, they're not turning down a car, they're turning you down. Most people can't handle that. Most people are essentially not set up that way.
  • I don't just want to be a cute girl in a comedy or the actress who just does the same thing over and over again. I want to play roles that are distinct. I want to have a more varied career like actresses Viola Davis or Angela Bassett - those are the people that I grew up watching and admiring.
  • As a kid, I'd watch MTV and think how great it would be to have my own music videos on those shows. Now I turn on MTV and, along the bottom of the screen, it often reads, 'Coming next... Pixie Lott.' That's so strange that I can't even begin to make sense of it.
  • A lot of the point mags are going out of business. They dropped the pay tremendously and it's all because of the internet. I used to go out once a month to LA and shoot for one week. I'd make a ton of money then come back to New York and do whatever I wanted.
  • A nerd can call another nerd a nerd.
  • I come from the theatre; my bones are in the theatre. It's as natural as breathing to want to be in the theatre.
  • I'm glad to have grown up in the countryside and played, and had to use my imagination rather than a TV and had to learn to act the hard way, to have dealt with the rejection. It's a life as well as a job, at the end the day, we all have to work for a living, but we have to have a life as well.
  • A lot of people ask for sequels, but what they really want is just to know the characters are happy and safe.
  • I met Hilary Vaughan at a Student Ball in 1944 and we married in the summer of 1946, as soon as I graduated.
  • I'm happy to just sit in a cafe and watch people. It's my favorite thing to do, for sure.
  • The more my work improves or broadens or widens, the more surely I tame myself.
  • Sunday, for me, is all about being home with the family with no plans.
  • It's part of the American experience: We deal with mosquitoes in August, airport delays around Thanksgiving, expensive health care and the potential of being shot, at any time, by a semiautomatic weapon as we try to go about the most boring, precious, asinine aspects of our daily lives.
  • Despite loving England and loving English gardens, I'm not a chintz person, never was. It's too cute.
  • Making a moonshot is almost more an exercise in creativity than it is in technology.
  • When people are facing a severe illness or a major surgery, that may be one of the most significant opportunities for spiritual transformation that they will encounter.
  • I'm not a big-company guy. I need freedom and control.
  • I had all the intentions of being the next Eddie Murphy.
  • The more people get advised to eat vegetables, the less it seems they wish to eat them. And it is quite a natural response. So I've said that the main way that we get to like food is through being exposed to them, but there's a second condition. We have to be exposed to them without feeling any sense of coercion.
  • That's why I do what I do, and that's why I wanted to be an actress from the time I was six years old. If I can't effectively move people, then I would prefer not to do it.
  • I don't necessarily want to be defined as an action star. I love movies, and my movie culture, luckily because of my parents and my family, is quite obscure and independent.
  • I think that live shows are more important for singers than composers, because composers still get a lot of recognition as compared to a singer.
  • How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold.
  • Before trying a novel I wrote a couple of plays.
  • The parrot's so funny. He imitates me and I don't even realize he's doing it. I'm walking around the house talking to myself and whistling and the next day he's said something I've said... it's scary you know?
  • I'm quite open to the fact that I might be a tinfoil-hat freak.
  • When I was in the state legislature, we asked for different examples of voter fraud, and the Republicans could never produce any sort of in-person voter fraud examples.
  • It would be nice to garner new fans and make it a success - and success is relevant, we already know all that.
  • A lot of music is mathematics. It's balance.
  • I hate being helpless, and I hate having to ask people to do things for me.