Lucky Quotes

  • There comes a time or a moment when you know in which direction you're going to go. I know it happened to me when I was quite young.
  • I am actually a terrible coward. Fear is a constant fact of my life.
  • I took the process of doing as much myself as I could like a duck to water. I set up my own label and publishing, etc, and it was a fun learning curve two decades ago.
  • I go to my physical therapist to keep fighting it and one of them told me if you don't use it, you lose it, but I know we're on television so I won't say what I would often say.
  • I'm an artist. Artists don't need permission to work. Regardless of whether I'm acting or not, I write. I write when I'm tired in fact, because I believe your most pure thoughts surface.
  • I'm a mediator by training and inclination.
  • I'm a very hard-line, angry atheist. Yet I am fascinated by the concept of devotion.
  • Lots of times when I'm offered things, I can't see how a story gets filmed. Either it's too internal or it doesn't have a strong spine.
  • All the faults of the age come from Christianity and journalism. Christianity, of course, but why journalism?
  • Comedy is so hard to do, so it was very cool to do dead pan humor.
  • I went to Kent State basically to avoid going to Vietnam, I had no idea what I was doing in the world. I was lost, and trying not to get into a fight every day.
  • I don't watch television. I'm not a TV guy.
  • I wouldn't really say I'm a jazz guy, which I'm not.
  • If I was being paid thirty-thousand dollars a year, the very least I could do was hit .400.
  • My mom often tells me to get married, but she gets it now that I don't want to. Like any other mom, she is worried, but she also understands the demands of my profession. I am blessed to have a family like this.
  • For me personally, I'm an activist, so I see a lot of turmoil and heartache in the world and tragedy.
  • I think after a time there won't be anything left to be interesting for mankind. Computers are about to do everything for us. Cellphones are smarter than we are. We'll embrace spirituality because we'll be bored of everything else.
  • I hope I'm not a tourist attraction - I'm sure that they come here really because St. Andrews is just amazing, a beautiful place.
  • I'd grown up in a production company, but discovering the importance of the work, I realized I had something to bring here.
  • One of the high points of my career was winning the Grammy for 'I Will Survive.'
  • When you're lucky enough to pay your bills through acting, staying healthy and fit is part of the job.
  • Many people still regard many users of public services as undeserving.
  • I grew up among farmers in Illinois and so you always have to have the tools you might need in the eventuality of a flat tire or a broken window.
  • I have a really amazing fan club, it's contemporary but it's a little bit old school. There's a lot of connection. I have a fan club president who really responds to people.
  • The president deserves someone who can block for his policies.
  • Physically my brain is in great shape. My motor functions are fine, but I think going through the whole ordeal... coming pretty close to death, may have affected my priorities.
  • So, it's nice to know that you've inspired someone to do their life's work.
  • I believe that we have not yet played out full competitiveness in the notchback segment.
  • Always expect the unexpected. Right around Thanksgiving, when the new Alex Cross will be out. It's called Four Blind Mice and it's a pretty amazing story about several murders inside the military.
  • I like to wake up each morning feeling a new man.
  • I'm just a kid from Bronx who got lucky.
  • I'm interested in harnessing the good will and distributed power of people, including novices.
  • Aerosmith is such a powerful band; I mean, it's like a steam locomotive.
  • Sudan is not Arab enough for Arabs and not African enough for Africans.
  • I wouldn't say that I've had a tough life by any stretch of the imagination.
  • 'Contagion' should serve as a wake-up call not only about the germs, but perhaps more importantly about the frailty of governance, nationally and worldwide.
  • Throughout school I appeared in all sorts of productions and deep in my heart of hearts I knew that was what I want to do more than anything else.
  • Democracy may mean something more than a theoretically absolute popular government, but it assuredly cannot mean anything less.
  • Belief in God is an elementary form of selflessness - the acknowledgement of responsibility toward a hypothetical 'Other'.
  • We make choices but are constantly foiled by happenstance.
  • I fell through the holes in the educational system. But education is still a way to change a life.
  • I believe the greatest asset a head of state can have is the ability to get a good night's sleep.
  • New terms used like, 'overseas contingency operation' instead of the word 'war' - that reflects a worldview that is out of touch with the enemy that we face. We can't spin our way out of this threat.
  • You're lucky you had that when you were 20. I sure didn't. I was overweight, and I had acne.
  • I never used to sleep much. I think we all go through a bit of a time like that where we rage about. If we don't, I don't think you've ever really lived.
  • Learning how to swim is the biggest achievement for me, as it helped me get rid of hydrophobia. Now I have become a complete water baby.
  • One person can make a difference, even if it takes forty years.
  • Vera Caspary wrote thrillers - but not like any other author of her time, male or female. Her specialty was a specific type that she pioneered - the psycho thriller.