Melodies Quotes

  • I walked out of... was it 'Stardust?' That thing with the witches? I was so looking forward to it, but I just couldn't handle it, man. Ten minutes in, and I was gone. I didn't have to walk out of 'Transformers 2' because I didn't go. I loved the first 'Transformers.' I loved it, but I heard too many of my friends walked out of the second one.
  • Before turning 32 is an amazing time to do radical things. You figure out who you are while you figure out who you are not.
  • The idea of an e-book has been around since the late 1970s, when researchers at Xerox PARC got on the case. Their prototype used millions of little magnetic particles, black on one side and white on the other, loosely embedded in the surface of a soft sheet of rubber.
  • There's more depth to Lionel. What I am finding so interesting about playing him is there's all these different layers. I prefer playing Lionel because he's a human being.
  • To cut short the question of the law of retaliation, we must note that even in its primitive form it can operate only between two individuals of whom one is absolutely innocent, and the other absolutely guilty. The victim, to be sure, is innocent. But can the society that is supposed to represent the victim lay claim to innocence?
  • Our great Constitution challenges us to grow constantly.
  • Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
  • We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
  • I think it's healthy for couples to be away from each other for short periods.
  • Books fall from Garry Wills like leaves from a maple tree in a sort of permanent October.
  • In the future, when people look back at the early days of Bitcoin, they'll say, 'It was so obvious that the ability to move money anywhere, instantly, at near-zero cost would be a huge success.
  • Saturate yourself with your subject and the camera will all but take you by the hand.
  • I have always felt that a man's religion was his personal and private affair.
  • I was always the kid on scholarship, I was a soloist with my company, I'd been working with the symphony since I was 14.
  • I get criticized for taking roles in films like 'Ghost Rider 2', but if you look at my resume, dude, I've mixed it up as much as I can.
  • I think my favorite, and Coppola and that whole thing. East coast Italian directors I guess.
  • I wasn't raised with a specific religion. I wasn't raised to judge people in any way.
  • I love watching foreign films on my projector at home along with my closely knit group of friends and family. I also love to dissect movies and discuss them with my friends who are movie buffs.
  • Writing beautiful melodies is not fashionable because it is very difficult to do.
  • I think my parents love that I want to do something a little different than what they do.
  • I know General Grant better than any other person in the country can know him. It was my duty to study him, and I did so day and night, when I saw him and when I did not see him, and now I tell you what I know, he cannot govern this country.
  • Nothing speaks louder than an evocative photograph that stirs the imagination, tugs at the heart strings and engages the mind.
  • We have never really had absolute privacy with our records or our electronic communications - government agencies have always been able to gain access with appropriate court orders.
  • Having a gun in your hand is very empowering.
  • I think kids should have a mentor and a role model, but that they shouldn't take one person's opinion to be what we call final assessment or judgment about how life is supposed to be.
  • I was 'impressed' by Hugh Jackman for five seconds the first time I met him, but as soon as he opened his mouth and shook my hand, I felt comfortable. He made me feel like I was one of his friends.
  • I would never pose topless.
  • It's an album that is a little bit different and probably isn't easy to get out. It's not likely that a major label would have picked it up and said that they had a smash hit record.
  • People can't help how they look.
  • I thought it would be my one and only exhibition, so I decided to call it My Major Retrospective.
  • If the studio wants to spend money on making your movie better, let them.
  • I honestly eat chocolate all day long. I do realize how blessed I am to be able to eat what I want and not have to live in the gym.
  • I am also committed to providing city employees with housing assistance.
  • I work 90 hours a week. I work 5 to 9, it's not 9 to 5.
  • I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
  • I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn't enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn't prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food.
  • I think in general I've never dared compose in Spanish. First of all, it is such an intricate language.
  • I actually got to write with one of my musical heroes, a guy named Raine Maida from Our Lady Peace. I got to sit down and write some songs with him, and that was pretty heavy. I listened to Our Lady Peace growing up. It got me through the teenage angst.
  • If I died tomorrow, I would be a happy girl.
  • Allowing the U.N. into Iraq will demonstrate to the Iraqis that the international community as a whole is committed to bringing stability and safety to their country.
  • Comedy is free therapy. And if it's done well, the audience and the comic take turns being the doctor as well as the patient.
  • My fitness is good. I hope to improve it even further during training.
  • Every true Christian is a soldier - of Christ - a hero 'par excellence'! Braver than the bravest - scorning the soft seductions of peace and her oft-repeated warnings against hardship, disease, danger, and death, whom he counts among his bosom friends.
  • I have to make things right with Tiger first before anything else.
  • I feel as comfortable anywhere as I feel uncomfortable anywhere.
  • But, at the moment, when I step on the pitch, when I have the ball I know it's mine. It's just a feeling.
  • If I get back into theater, I think I'd want to do a play. I enjoy singing, but it beats me up a bit. I get super paranoid and self-conscious about my voice.
  • No matter how cold you are or how hungry you are, you might be warm tomorrow.