Mass Quotes

  • If you are unhealthy, start by making small changes to become healthier. You are unique, beautiful, and worthy.
  • I see myself as a recovering journalist.
  • With today's mass media obsession, it's good to be able to raise awareness about our environment.
  • My career keeps shifting; I keep doing the next thing and it keeps growing.
  • Our underwear used to just be cotton, but we wanted to see if we could create something out of synthetics.
  • I was pretty ambitious as a child to want to be a star with the talent I had, but I want to finish what I started and bring the fans along with me.
  • I think you end up on the lucky side, or you don't.
  • Pretty much everything I've written is a mix of excitement and fear.
  • We get so many requests like, 'We want behind-the-scenes access,' or 'We're going to show people what it's really like to be on the campaign with Donald Trump.' But there is just no way that a camera or an episode or a documentary could capture what has gone on.
  • Demetrie came to wait on my grandmother in 1955 and stayed for 32 years. It was common, in Mississippi, to have a black domestic cleaning the kitchen, cooking the meals, looking after the white children.
  • My mother saved hundreds of animals in her life. Wherever she encountered and injured or needy or abandoned animal, she brought it home.
  • We have got this Damocles' sword of Standard and Poor's hanging over us, with the commitment they have made to review Britain's credit rating in the summer of 2010 after the general election. Everybody in Britain has a vital interest in ensuring that the triple A credit rating agency is maintained.
  • My parents did not discourage me but could not understand how I could make a living by art. Their idea of an artist was a person who was condemned to starvation.
  • We lived near a playground that had four baseball diamonds on it, and when I got to be 11, 12 years old, I was always over at the ballpark practicing or playing or doing something pertaining to baseball. And when I wasn't doing that, I was bouncing a rubber ball off the steps of my front porch at home.
  • I loved France, although I initially thought they were stubborn for always speaking French.
  • I've always modeled myself after Ginger.
  • Taxidermy is the one thing I collect that I've never used.
  • If a servant strives to please his master and studies and takes pains to do it, I believe there are but few masters who would use such a servant cruelly.
  • We've got a low turnover management group and executive group who've grown up in the business.
  • People think: 'If this photographer's looking like a big jerk-off, maybe it's okay if I do.' I like to catch my subjects off balance a bit.
  • My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
  • I'm not sure I'd go back and do anything over in my life. I've definitely had my fair share of failures and moments where I wasted my time or that of other people, but if I did those moments over, I'd have missed out on so many lessons.
  • I think one of my greatest gifts is leading worship.
  • It's not like I have boxes of scripts arriving at my door.
  • I'm not a huge drama person. I think I liked them more when I was younger.
  • Love wasn't put in your heart to stay. Love isn't love until you give it away.
  • The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
  • If you have a situation where you need help, it doesn't make any difference where it comes from.
  • The British have turned their sense of humour into a national virtue. It is odd, because through much of history, humour has been considered cheap, and laughter something for the lower orders. But British aristocrats didn't care a damn about what people thought of them, so they made humour acceptable.
  • Every actor wants more offers, but I get enough and I do like to be busy.
  • If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery.
  • The surrealists, and the modern movement in painting as a whole, seemed to offer a key to the strange postwar world with its threat of nuclear war. The dislocations and ambiguities, in cubism and abstract art as well as the surrealists, reminded me of my childhood in Shanghai.
  • Giving credit where credit is due is a very rewarding habit to form. Its rewards are inestimable.
  • I think my motto is to always remain focused on what it is that you're trying to accomplish.
  • I've had a very good career and I'm grateful that the public has had some level of acceptance and appreciation of my work.
  • At all events, arbitration is more rational, just, and humane than the resort to the sword.
  • If you're trying to hide, avoid using your own name. Have a couple spares that you can pull out of your pocket anytime, the more thoroughly documented the better.
  • Ninety percent of a good performance of an actor is based on the material. If you've got the material there, you can ride it.
  • Any work of art that can be understood is the product of journalism.
  • My parents love each other. They work through their problems.
  • If you don't set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you.
  • If you look at any 15 pieces of mine, nobody does a piece like them. Totally new techniques. All the jugglers are stealing from me and claiming that they've done it.
  • Well, I don't know any piece by heart, but Mozart goes something like this... What do you think?
  • Elvis was a big influence to my music, but Loretta Lynn was, as well.
  • I focused my life on things that are a little more dependable, like my family and things that actually make me happy, rather than momentary flashes of success or anything like that.
  • I love working with smart people and being challenged. I also like working on stuff that's relevant. That's my adrenaline shot.
  • One of the things that I love about voiceover is that it's a situation where - because you're not encumbered by being seen - it's liberating. You're able to make broad choices that you would never make if you were on camera.
  • Stretching back nearly three decades, Brian Williams and I have forged an enduring friendship. It all began in 1986 at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and has resulted in a set of noteworthy experiences, amazing successes, and a bunch of trips to NASCAR speedways.