Mirrors Quotes

  • The hedonistic lifestyle is difficult to achieve when you're still carrying your own gear. Trust me that you don't feel glamorous with a 60-pound amp in your arms; it's a lot less sexy than toting a vodka gimlet and impossible to do in heels.
  • As you know from reading many of these Negro writers, we don't deal too much with the discussion of democracy and what it means and how improvisation fits in all that.
  • Blunders, no, only friendship binds us to honesty - attracting crypts of mushrooms in the wake of our snowboards.
  • The sets were incredible. You would walk in at 6 in the morning, and we were really living in 'Blade Runner.'
  • I probably learned most at MIT by teaching and working with Peter Diamond, who acted like a big brother to me during my time in the department.
  • Nobody sane wants just to be famous.
  • There's so much that I can give as a human being - and I know that.
  • I think life is pretty awesome.
  • I love doing TV as much as I love doing movies.
  • I enjoy looking beyond the obvious and look at the stories happening all around me - you kind of formulate things in your mind and get excited about them.
  • It is foolish to claim, as some do, that emigration into space offers a long-term escape from Earth's problems. Nowhere in our solar system offers an environment even as clement as the Antarctic or the top of Everest.
  • I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
  • For a time, I believed not in God nor Santa Claus, but in mermaids. They seemed as logical and possible to me as the brittle twig of a seahorse in the zoo aquarium or the skates lugged up on the lines of cursing Sunday fishermen - skates the shape of old pillowslips with the full, coy lips of women.
  • In a battery, I strive to maximize electrical potential. When mentoring, I strive to maximize human potential.
  • I don't feel like a grandmother. I don't.
  • I know basic things about belly dancing, but not the technicalities; I want to learn it. I want to learn belly dancing.
  • It's our nature: Human beings like success but they hate successful people.
  • When I started studying tenor saxophone as a kid in Belfast, I did so with a guy named George Cassidy, who was also a big inspiration.
  • I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise I wouldn't do them. And I don't want to screw them by not portraying them honestly.
  • When I was a young boy, very young boy, mothers didn't work. Women were home, they took care of the house, they washed the dishes and took care of the children. That's what they did, and that's what my mother did.
  • My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.
  • Conspiracy theories feed on opacity, and that's a longtime problem with short selling. Large long positions must be reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission in public filings, but not large short positions.
  • In 2012, I started writing songs - not for the world to hear, but for certain people I needed to talk to. My family, we were not big communicators. I had a hard time talking to people in general.
  • I had always been told by my parents, not implicitly told, but every inference was that Britain was the hub of the universe.
  • I am a very talented belcher. Very deep and bassy.
  • Exercise? I get it on the golf course. When I see my friends collapse, I run for the paramedics.
  • It's our own ability to have an idea and go after the idea and make it happen. That's what at the end of the day defines us.
  • I like to mix British classics, like a great trench, with fun vintage pieces I find in New York. L.A. style is often very relaxed and comfortable, and I appreciate that effortless feel.
  • To me, music has to be about freedom. It's the most important thing in my life.
  • I really enjoy what I'm doing.
  • That's the exact concept behind the music: to take that kind of, I guess whatever you want to call it, jazz sensibility - but not have it be about solos.
  • My whole purpose really is to try to help working families to find better jobs and get better benefits and look out for the little guy.
  • Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
  • It used to be that film stars didn't want to do TV, and actors weren't singing, and singers weren't acting. Everybody's kind of crossing over to whatever they want to do. So I feel like, if you have it, use it. If God's given you this talent, then use it.
  • I wasn't always overweight. I was a skinny little punk of a kid with severe asthma. When I got married at the age of 22, I wore a cut-down size eight wedding gown.
  • I enjoy watching Fear Factor, Newlyweds and American Idol as far as reality TV shows go.
  • Because Tom Doherty and people like that are not stupid. If they could have streamlined their operation more to get more money out of it, they would have done it. It's not like they're a bunch of idiots.
  • It's the fashion, I tell you: big, tall women going out with tiny, tiny men.
  • It took me many years to figure out how to structure a compelling story.
  • To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.
  • Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
  • I need my fill of Indian home cooking.