Means Quotes

  • The critic should describe, and not prescribe.
  • I have never been in a serious relationship and never had a break-up, so I can't tug on my heartstrings that way. But whenever I experience a strong emotion in life, I definitely have to throw myself into my songwriting. It is very therapeutic.
  • People worship anyone in the entertainment industry. You can be a used-car salesman and have a television commercial on the local station, and that makes you a celebrity.
  • The good news is world population growth rate decreases systematically and is expected to reach zero by 2050, thanks to urbanisation and women's education.
  • We're all living in a casino. It's just Vegas. Everything is on camera. Everything is being recorded. Everything is on audio. The truth is we all have access to everybody else's information.
  • A concert is a concert is a concert is a concert. An album is an album is an album is an album. Musically, both have nothing in common.
  • One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.
  • I'm very opinionated, very intelligent and not afraid to show that.
  • I still buy nice pieces but, at the moment, they're presents for other people, so I only collect vicariously.
  • It's the combination of the intimate and the public that I find so exciting about being poet laureate.
  • For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
  • Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
  • As a mom, you're so panicked and starved for time, you just need help.
  • To me, it is one world, and the non-human animals bear the brunt of oppression and suffering.
  • Before I was born, my mom and my dad, they used to rescue dogs, so at one point, they had 13 dogs. And they were all from different litters. It wasn't like they were bred. They were all from different people. And they were all different ages. When I grew up at my dad's house, I think we had seven at one point.
  • Everything is temporary. Everything is bound to end.
  • According to the belief, molecules closer together than 200 nanometers could not be told apart with focused light. This is because, in a packed molecular crowd, the molecules shout out their fluorescence simultaneously, causing their signal, their voices, to be confused.
  • For me, the Earth had always been a kind of a safe haven, you know, where I could go to work or be in my home or take my kids to school. But I realized it really wasn't that. It really is its own spaceship. And I had always been a space traveler.
  • I'm very, very focused on my children. In fact, I'm very religious about having breakfast with them every morning, having dinner with them every evening, and spend all the weekends with them that I don't work. So as long as I'm not traveling, I'm always with them and I go to their soccer and tennis matches.
  • The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world.
  • Governments are not always right.
  • Everything we know by heart enriches us and helps us find ourselves. If it should get in the way of finding ourselves, it is because we have no personality.
  • I was two years old when my mom put me in mommy and me classes. I always had a lot of energy so it was the perfect fit!
  • I like the stories with the historical themes.
  • That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.
  • The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
  • Answers are what we are trying to get at; search is a process by which you may be able to get answers, but it's not the end goal. It's a mechanism.
  • I don't like the word 'experiment' in the context of art in general. It implies something immature, unfinished, something entertaining for a moment before it becomes irrelevant.
  • During the past 23 years, I have set a number of goals for myself and I'm proud to say that these goals have been achieved.
  • We need to be united, and we all need to understand that we're all capable of achieving the American dream. And, but that has to be something that is self-realized. And also, to demonize someone for achieving the American dream is unfair.
  • It's not precisely that I'm not ambitious. I love what I do, and I love doing it, and I love getting better at it. I just am not willing to risk... much... to go on to the next level.
  • We see an extensive program of dismantling state institutions... These are ingredients for catastrophe.
  • To be honest, as an actor, job security is not a trait.
  • Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
  • The most satisfying accomplishment for me was winning the British Open in 1996. But the most rewarding times were the times on the mini tours.
  • I think Coran Capshaw is such a brilliant entrepreneur and he always thinks about new stuff; the biggest stuff you can imagine. I know he's working on a lot of things for me at the moment, and I think it will definitely help my career to go to the next level.
  • The thing running through me is the same thing that writes songs. It's the fighter about to get into the ring. It's like, I'm not here to entertain you; I'm here to get this out, whatever it is.
  • In all religions, the quickening spirit has been symbolically represented as a bird. At the baptism, when Jesus' body was in the water, the Spirit of Christ descended into it as a dove.
  • We work in a shop about the size of the paint department of Richard Childress Racing.
  • I was a pizza delivery boy at the Pizza Oven in Canton. I wanted to get fired so bad, I actually wrecked the delivery car, but they wouldn't fire me because I was the only person they had working there.
  • Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other force in society can rival.
  • The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.
  • 'Minecraft' is to a large degree about having unique experiences that nobody else has had. The levels are randomly generated, and you can build anything you want to build yourself.
  • Protecting a border is not a nice thing. It is not a matter of aesthetics; it cannot be done with flowers and teddy bears.
  • I'm having a good time watching Shooter. He's a good kid. He's been a good son to me. He has never failed.
  • It's so easy to lose your fitness and so hard to gain it back.
  • Above all, I would not expect a wise race, at great expense, to set loose an army of self-replicating robots.
  • I'm developing more stuff in my voice, more Nick Swardson. It's me as myself in a sense and kind of in my voice, no accent no affectation. I'm growing into my own persona.