May Quotes

  • One of the best parts of being a writer means that researching all kinds of cool stuff actually counts as work!
  • A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.
  • What is the damnation of hell? To go with that society who have not obeyed His commands.
  • Tourette's is involuntary in that it is impossible not to do. And it's torture to know what you're doing and not be able to stop it.
  • So I went to English school, secondary English school, so forget going to Mecca for my religious education.
  • American culture is probably the least Christian culture that we've ever had because it is so materialistic and it's so full of lies. The whole advertising world is just, it's just intertwined with lies, appealing to the worst of the instincts we have.
  • Race is still real and you got to recognize it.
  • Because when I have been busy at the United Nations during crises, it has meant working day and night.
  • It is really awful to be filming and not know if you can pay everybody.
  • My parents were willing to let me follow my nose, do what I wanted to do, and they supported my interest by buying the books that I wanted for birthdays and Christmas, almost always poetry books.
  • It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working. Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job.
  • Poe's saying that a long poem is a sequence of short ones is perfectly just.
  • While it may take generations of nurturing, nations founded on and grounded in freedom will eventually overcome and prosper. Once free, folks rarely accept anything less, and that includes Iraqis.
  • I'm a big fan of Elmore Leonard, and I've read Ian Rankin, Christopher Brookmyre and so on. But I'd never read a crime novel that made me feel emotional at the end.
  • If nations perish, it is not because of their devotion to liberty, but for their disregard of its requirements.
  • One needs but to say that, in the case of an unfamiliar sequence of syllables, only about seven can be grasped in one act, but that with frequent repetition and gradually increasing familiarity with the series this capacity of consciousness may be increased.
  • You may debate whether the Disney heroines fit the feminist standard, but they don't live in a democracy. Remember, they're princesses.
  • There were times I used to go to parties when I was, you know, like 15-, 16-years-old, and I'd always bring my guitar, and all my friends would be like, sing one of the Smokey songs. And everything I sang was his music, and I could sound just like him.
  • I love connecting with readers!
  • As you know, the South is known for its hospitality, traditions, football, pageants, and food. Football is almost like a religion here. People say their priorities are faith, family, and then football. People eat, breathe, and sleep it in the South. It's a huge deal.
  • The rose is the flower and handmaiden of love - the lily, her fair associate, is the emblem of beauty and purity.
  • I love data. I think it's very important to get it right, and I think it's good to question it.
  • It's just better to be yourself than to try to be some version of what you think the other person wants.
  • You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing; to him alone who can bear a thing of that kind, you may tell all.
  • I had a happy marriage and a nice wife. I accomplished everything you can. What more can you want?
  • I have a purity ring.
  • Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference.
  • To be black and an intellectual in America is to live in a box. On the box is a label, not of my own choosing.
  • During my long study sessions in the library, I found myself watching YouTube videos during study breaks.
  • We've all had those moments where we take a person for granted.
  • As a rule, governments monitor people.
  • I've dated athletes before but it's too tough because we have the same job, we deal with the same problems and both do a very selfish sport.
  • I love con-men characters in film.
  • Seeds and nuts are indispensable for cardiovascular health. The protective properties of nuts against coronary heart disease were first recognized in the early 1990s, and a strong body of literature has followed, confirming these original findings.
  • I've spent months living in Africa and India. So it's not like I was sheltered when I started living in America. But my family laughed when they heard I was going to be in 'Transformers.' I learned a lot and got to experience Michael Bay's mayhem. It was a very colorful experience.
  • Compassion may be defined as the capacity to be attentive to the experience of others, to wish the best for others, and to sense what will truly serve others.
  • I hold grudges, but I can't hate nobody; that's not my nature.
  • My idea of home is not necessarily a place.
  • A lot of people think that I grew up in recording studios and knew the whole process, but that was never the case.
  • Not having sub-governance would be like anyone who owns USD being able to walk into a Google shareholder meeting and voting without owning Google stock just because Google shares happen to be denominated in USD.
  • I love covering stories that have huge historic impacts.
  • Sometimes you have to take the focus off of you and put it on someone else and it's funny what you can accomplish and how much strength you really have.
  • I don't really have a preferred genre. It's more up to the individual project itself and if I feel compelled by it.
  • Music isn't selling like it used to, but the one thing you can't steal or download is a live show experience or a T-shirt.
  • There's no chivalry in culture any more. Sometimes you meet someone who everyone says is polite and you're like, 'Wow,' but then it's like, 'Hang on, isn't everyone supposed to be polite?'
  • Get the best people and train them well.
  • I appreciate the additional additives and preservatives that help sell a project, but I'm sticking to what works best for me. I gotta sell the album live on stage and make people believe in the songs.
  • I love romantic comedies. They're for me the easiest thing to do and the most natural to do. There's nothing natural about holding an uzi hanging out of a moving van shooting at people. That's not second nature to me, thank God.