Medals Quotes

  • Having been on tour in countries that are extremely eco-friendly, we automatically end up doing the things that normal people do in other countries.
  • The theater is who I am - it's where I feel the most inspired, the most at home, the most useful.
  • I was just learning to play guitar when Tracy Chapman came out. She wrote these songs, she played them by herself and I so admired her for that.
  • In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community.
  • If I or my soldiers have plundered or done injury to the houses or to the ministers of religion, I repent me of my sin - but it is not of Edward of England that I shall ask pardon.
  • Respected, I almost want to be revered, that's what I'm chasing.
  • I want to work as hard as I can. But I also want six kids! It takes a lot of courage as an actor to take time off for family. But family is everything.
  • In the Second World War, they're talking about the Japanese traitors and putting them into concentration camps. But companies like DuPont had factories in Germany turning out stuff for the German Army.
  • I think we have become obsessed with beauty and personally I'm really saddened by the way women mutilate their faces today in search of that.
  • What love is depends on where you are in relation to it. Secure in it, it can feel as mundane and necessary as air - you exist within it, almost unnoticing. Deprived of it, it can feel like an obsession; all consuming - a physical pain.
  • Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
  • For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents.
  • But I'm someone who the more afraid I am, the more I want to do it to get the fear over with.
  • To be respected as an actor it doesn't help to be seen out in the clubs.
  • For me, I love the flavors of Southern food, and people usually think of Southern food as heavy and fattening, but it doesn't have to be.
  • I'd love to have a little Coco if I could have my way. I always dress up my dogs and they probably hate me for it, so it would be nice to dress up a human being.
  • I also quite like to be recognized by children; I find it sweet.
  • I aspire to be a role model for women to pursue their dreams no matter what odds are stacked against them.
  • I'm interested in glorifying something that we in the world would say doesn't deserve being glorified. Something that's forgotten, focused on as though it were some sort of sacred object.
  • Here's the point - you're looking at affirmative action, and you're looking at marijuana. You legalize marijuana, no need for quotas, because really, who's gonna wanna work?
  • There's a lot of freedom in having nothing. You don't have responsibility. You have nobody to answer to. But I'd rather deal without the poverty.
  • The world of music is changing so dramatically every day, the way people hear music. It's different. It's a new day and requires new thinking.
  • For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.
  • Give people knowledge and they really eat it up and they appreciate it a lot and the more that knowledge is made available to people, the more they will utilize it and let it be a part of them.
  • The reason we form networks is because the benefits of a connected life outweigh the costs. It's to our advantage as individuals and a species to assemble ourselves in this fashion.
  • I am obsessive always, even as a child. On one side is this strict orthodox religion; on the other is communism, and I am this little girl pulled between the two. It makes me who I am. It turns me into the kind of person that Freud would have a field day with, for sure.
  • I think that the American people are curious about who a candidate is, what their background is, who their family is, what their faith experience has been, their education, their work experience. All of those are factors that voters look at because they want to take a measure of the individual.
  • In real life, I am not a romantic person. I am a fun person and a complete tomboy.
  • It's mysterious what attracts you to a person.
  • Social media overwhelms me.
  • Being a role model is about being true to myself.
  • I didn't go in there and tell them I think you should move me, but I also understand the nature of this business.
  • As an actor, I've always found that my job is not to judge the content in which I've agreed to perform in. What I try to do is just find the truth in every moment that they've written.
  • When I appear onstage, that's my departure from Momhood - and I transform into Natalie MacMaster: the entertainer, the fiddler, the performer.
  • My parents were disappointed I didn't finish college, and they were really upset when I went to Hollywood to become an actor. I was a big disappointment to them.
  • I am competitive, and I like to be as competitive as possible in anything I do.
  • Smudge your eyeliner. It creates a smoky effect.
  • It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
  • My progression into acting was pretty slow. I was constantly performing in different kinds of small shows. One year I would be in a magic show, the next year in a circus show, then a small play, and then a dance show.
  • Give people enough guidance to make the decisions you want them to make. Don't tell them what to do, but encourage them to do what is best.
  • Creative experimentation propels our culture forward. That our stories of innovation tend to glorify the breakthroughs and edit out all the experimental mistakes doesn't mean that mistakes play a trivial role. As any artist or scientist knows, without some protected, even sacred space for mistakes, innovation would cease.
  • The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
  • I look up to people who succeed in accomplishing their dreams.
  • Pulitzers are journalist-oriented, so the publicity machine kicks in for about two days. Then, you go back to normal.
  • I was really conscious of that when I went in because I felt that I was pretty solid on the first one, but I didn't have the groove exactly where I wanted it.
  • Kids shouldn't see all the violence they do these days. But the industry just doesn't care.
  • In Kazahkstan, you would drive five hours outside the city to where roads sort of stop being roads, and it was just in the mountains and deathly quiet. And you could only really hear the clumping of the horses, and it was a sort of a beautiful silence. Like it enveloped you.
  • The ability to workshop in stand-up comedy is incomparable to any art form, in my opinion.