Lunch Quotes

  • I have really diverse tastes, which can be problematic sometimes, but it's good because it means I'm always listening to as much music as possible. I love listening to music, whatever genre it is.
  • I produced some very good work at 'New York' magazine.
  • I like movies that challenge people to recognize different things.
  • Politics is largely a matter of heart.
  • I do think that travel can be part of a journey of inner maturation, but you've got to do it right.
  • If we are to fulfill the promise of this great Nation that everybody in our society has equal access to the law, obviously having the resources to have access to the law is extremely important.
  • Some actors don't want to, but I prefer to. I like to collaborate. Sometimes you have to keep it to yourself, and people want to do their own thing.
  • I've got a winner mentality, the mentality of a champion.
  • Napa cabbage is very beautiful, all those long, pale leaves with ruffled edges.
  • Half-jokingly, I asked what was wrong with me. So we made a deal: I would run his biological research provided I had a free hand to run my new project.
  • Congressional intervention and the availability of intervention demonstrably offset agency indifference; are a guard against arbitrary, improper, and illegal bureaucratic decisions; and provide the power of public pressure to require the nonelected official to be responsive.
  • I'm a huge 'Breaking Bad' fan; I would be really annoyed if anyone told me anything about what was going to happen in the last eight episodes.
  • I don't think it's any secret I've never been an advocate for the Affordable Care Act.
  • A man of conviction is often more to be desired than a man of experience.
  • Some days, I think maybe we should try and be a little more conventional, but every time I try, I fail, so I'm learning to not even entertain that thought anymore.
  • If food is labeled, some people might choose to eat stuff that's genetically modified. They might decide they love it. But give us a choice.
  • We are very fortunate to be recognized here in such an extraordinary manner for work that we enjoy.
  • Girls like to see girls dressed up like princesses occasionally.
  • It doesn't work that way, you know, because most parts that you think you'd do well, most other people don't. So they offer you something - The Avengers is a good example... I fitted into that because I came from that sort of background. It's not even acting.
  • Two things form the bedrock of any open society - freedom of expression and rule of law. If you don't have those things, you don't have a free country.
  • My Girl Scout leader. She told me if I listened more and talked less, I could grow up to be a good writer. I thought that was interesting advice at age 12.
  • Most artists, you know, you spend their entire lives learning how to play music and write songs, and they don't really know how the music business works.
  • The beet must be uprooted.
  • I remember everything, even the dates. But I don't want others to remember the details, just the image.
  • The old Fleetwood Mac was much better; they did some beautiful and, to my mind, very authentic blues. Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe, but after I left, it was over.
  • I can't imagine myself not working. And I hope my daughter will work when she's older.
  • People ask, 'Are your things autobiographical?,' and I think, no, they're not autobiographical directly, but of course my life has informed my work.
  • Angels are like diamonds. They can't be made, you have to find them. Each one is unique.
  • I'm not temperamentally into high comedy. I'm not a Noel Coward kind of girl.
  • I'm a writer and director. And the movie I've seen a million times is 'Coming Home,' directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jon Voight, Jane Fonda and Bruce Dern.
  • He brought imagination to the story of the Creation.
  • I think there are a lot of people who really want to be famous, they really do. I don't. It sort of gets in the way of the everyday things that I do.
  • There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people.
  • It's been a year of many more downs than ups.
  • Look, Pitbull is a product.
  • I had to pinch myself a couple of times that I was actually on stage at the Atlantic with Carol Kane.
  • From the minute I got to 'Fortune,' I loved my job. I knew myself to be a virtual dunce about business, and I was wide-eyed about how much I was learning.
  • We forget how bawdy and brutal the Middle Ages were.
  • I also love to surf the Net and talk on the phone with friends.
  • A photocopier is a camera in its own right. I was fortunate to grow up in the time and culture that I did. I was allowed to develop an awareness that the art that really moves me is actually based on an original image.
  • I hold that religion and faith are two different things.
  • There's so much you can do with laying words on a bed of music. You can completely change their meaning with the type of music or the way they're sung.
  • One of my favorite movies is 'Back to the Future'.
  • I have no one at my side except God and His angels. I pray to God that He will turn my enemies into pillars of salt.
  • I wanted to be a plumber.
  • Sometimes the only way I know how to work through something is by writing a poem. And sometimes I get to the end of the poem and look back and go, 'Oh, that's what this is all about,' and sometimes I get to the end of the poem and haven't solved anything, but at least I have a new poem out of it.
  • Lynda Carter, I think the reason I liked her was because she was so down to earth. Even though she was a big star and she was Miss America, she was very approachable.
  • If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given.