Mindset Quotes

  • That said, everything's important, and every musician who plays on the record is an integral part of it.
  • One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself.
  • I'm not married and I don't think that's going to work out for me. I'm not even bitter, I'm just exhausted.
  • Don't say yes to something just because it's an opportunity.
  • The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other.
  • Our assessment of socio-economic worth is largely a sham. We scientists should not lend ourselves to it - though we routinely do. We should, instead, insist on applying the criterion of quality.
  • Nothing except time is wasted in Italy.
  • The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.
  • I saw this movie 'The Right Stuff' when I was in college, and it really rekindled my interest in being an astronaut. I started taking those steps, and then I realized it would be the chance of a lifetime. It would be a dream life: not just a job, but the whole life.
  • I'm constantly trying to find new ways to get my hair out of my face.
  • My limitations are - I'm not Meryl Streep. I'm not playing anything in a foreign language, or anything too far from who I am.
  • 2012 was the year I saw Twitter as a negative. More people need to realise that not everything they read is true and that Internet trolls are a real problem.
  • The Peace Corps is an outstanding organization that promotes peace through helping countless individuals who want to help build a better life for the community in which they serve.
  • I always have a very complex personal life as far as romance goes. Sometimes I have a little too much time to get into too much trouble... and drama. It's either I'm working, or I have nothing to do but focus on my personal life. It's a little hectic.
  • Piano is like drudgery.
  • Your mindset matters. It affects everything - from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress levels and overall well-being.
  • Cats are anthropomorphised in art because they are so laid back that you automatically attribute human thoughts and feelings to them.
  • Is a hippopotamus a hippopotamus, or just a really cool Opotamus?
  • The worst acting is about imitation.
  • I went to America on holiday when I was 17 and, before I knew it, I'd been signed up by an agency and had these obligations I didn't understand, but which I couldn't say no to. This industry chose me. But I did choose to make it fulfilling.
  • Good analysis is very useful when you want to convert a political decision into an investment. It can also go the other way and drive policy.
  • Like Jermaine was saying, it's a beautiful day, and we're just glad all of this is behind us. We can go on with our lives. And Michael can go on with his life and do what he does best, and that's making good music, making his fans happy, people happy all over the world.
  • Another part of the global war on terrorism that Canada and the United States are working on together is in helping failed states, states like Afghanistan, where people have no voice.
  • Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
  • I remember giving birth in Bromley Hospital annexe. It was painful. Zowie was 8 lb. 8 oz. David was there the whole time. It was the first and only time I saw David cry.
  • Being a director is almost like being another sort of character, but you're out of view.
  • Any time you play your horn, it helps you. If you get down, you can help yourself even in a rock 'n' roll band.
  • Steven Spielberg's 'The Color Purple' might as well have been about a bunch of dancing eggplants for all it has to say about black history.
  • I still get a few dirty looks over the racks in the supermarket, but nobody kicks me in the shins on Water Street. I've made sort of a point, apart from being a social dud, not to fraternize with the people I write about.
  • We know no one is perfect, but what we cannot tolerate, what we will never accept, is a person or company that knows dangers exists and says nothing - literally, silence can kill.
  • I have eighteen titles in the German language. I had a number one song in 1965.
  • Neil Gaiman's 'Sandman' just rocked my world in the late '80s and early '90s. I couldn't read them fast enough.
  • The topic of leadership is a touchy one. A lot of leaders fail because they don't have the bravery to touch that nerve or strike that chord. Throughout my years, I haven't had that fear.
  • I'm not keen on the Mini Me trend. In my opinion, kids' clothes should be kids' clothes.
  • Philosophy is for the few.
  • We have in-depth knowledge about Chinese industries. We know what's driving the country's economic growth.
  • In the South, I think, food mirrors our lives. When I was growing up, no matter what you were grieving or celebrating, my mama would be at the door with a cake or a pie.
  • Every day you must arise and say to your heart, I have suffered enough and now I must live because the light of the sun must not be wasted, it must not be lost without an eye to appreciate it.
  • I think if you play music and you join a scene you're already too late.
  • We are one and the same. Our hearts beat as one. If we put our hearts into it - the fashion industry, any industry - our lives will be changed in the process, and the world will be changed as well.
  • I never thought of myself as a movie star. I'm just a working girl. A working girl who worked her way to the top - and never fell off.
  • Men are creatures with two legs and eight hands.
  • What's exciting about watching a movie, when it's finished, is you sometimes you don't recognize yourself, and that's when I'm really proud.
  • I still feel like I've crashed the party.
  • What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
  • Right before 'The Bourne Identity' came out, I hadn't been offered a movie in a year.
  • We haven't even gotten a start date but we'll see what happens with that and that will be fun. I've gotten a couple of other things but I'm not really committing myself to anything yet.
  • I think there is more pressure at trials when you are trying to make the team and you have to come first or second, and you have to go under qualifying time.