Mistake Quotes

  • New York is tough on lonely people.
  • If you want to help the poor, help the poor, and with your own time and money. Liberals prefer to do it with someone else's, which is why they love the estate tax.
  • I majored in political science and speech communication.
  • Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films.
  • Some people are born for a certain thing. And for me, unfortunately, I wish it was something a bit more artistic or whatever, but I was a born fighter. That's what kept me coming back. It makes me feel alive. And, I just know, there is nothing I do better in this world than fight.
  • I think it is obscene that we should believe that we are entitled to end somebody's life, no matter what that person has supposedly done or not done.
  • Books provide context and allow you to think about things over time. Film is like writing haiku; there is an immense amount of pleasure in paring down and paring down. But it isn't the same.
  • One of the great advantages that I had in my career is I started trading 24 hours a day in my early 20s, and I had to learn to delegate to people.
  • Part of the transaction between writer and reader is the pleasure of building a community and encouraging people to play along.
  • He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
  • A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
  • I would say that one of the really special gifts about playing an athlete is that it's the best motivation you'll ever have to get in top shape and stay in top shape because you know that you're going to be expected to deliver.
  • It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent.
  • The world is indeed a mixture of truth and make-believe. Discard the make-believe and take the truth.
  • What better way to prove that you understand a subject than to make money out of it?
  • When I was a kid, my father didn't really have much hope for me. He thought I was a dreamer; he didn't think I would amount to anything. My mother also.
  • As a city, Chicago really affords me an environment that I am really happy creating in. It's an easy place to live in a lot of ways; it's a great community to be making music in.
  • And so to those who suggest that we are somehow 'harming' young women by encouraging them to take charge of their health we say this: We are not harming young women by educating them. We are arming them with information that they will carry with them throughout their lives.
  • It's funny to think of Dave Chappelle's show and how popular it was and he was before YouTube. I would imagine 'Chappelle's Show' would be even more giant if there was a chance to put his stuff online and pass it around.
  • It will be hard to convince people that their welfare is safe in the hands of a federal government when they feel themselves the victims of unjust sectional discrimination.
  • I'm just fascinated by visiting actual castles in the countryside.
  • In America, they are very respectful of your work. People are not judgmental. They like difference - to be different is a force. In France, you have to be like the girl next door.
  • In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it.
  • I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn't make it worse.
  • Because my parents are Indian, everybody speaks Hindi to me, and I have no idea what they are saying.
  • Kids are starting at such a low base rate in terms of fitness that it's taking them years to catch up to where people like me started from. Every little bit is making it more difficult for kids to succeed on a world stage.
  • Having cakes as a business certainly changes things for me - I don't now sit at home doing a cake for the fun of it anymore. But it's an extremely happy and pleasureable business to run because people are generally buying cakes for celebrations.
  • I denied this for many, many years and years... but you cannot help but not see a little of my mother in the character of Edna.
  • There is no doubt in my mind Bill Cosby was a bad boy.
  • Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure, treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible.
  • It's important that we work very closely with moderate Muslim forces locally, nationally and internationally.
  • I don't know really. I've always been interested in the small picture instead of the big one, and I've always been interested in relationship pictures.
  • Other people might have family - three kids or five houses. In my case, that doesn't exist. I'm going to give everything away. Everything has been transferred to charitable trusts. There is no question about that. The question is where, not if.
  • No sin, especially no great sin, is just a harm done to the individual who commits it. I believe myself that the future of the human race is bound up with that idea. The soul that is conscious of a grievous sin is conscious of a great harm done to the community - to someone else. That common hurt should now be forgiven.
  • Freedom of expression comes with responsibilities, especially when it comes with serious implications for peace.
  • Everything on TV is perfect, and it's so boring.
  • It's hard for me to believe that a shy, bespectacled college graduate like Brad Meltzer who's a novelist and a father is a really setting out to be weirdly misogynistic.
  • Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn't filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear.
  • I've got a radio that occasionally I listen to. It's portable. It's got an antenna. I've put a piece of aluminum foil on it that gives me a little bit better reception. And a refrigerator.
  • If you don't come from film family, it takes time for people to register you. When you don't come from film family, the connection with the audience takes time to build up; it happens eventually.
  • I don't actually like explaining the meanings of my songs, because I think people can take away more from it if they use their imagination.
  • In a deal, you give and take. You compromise. Then you grab the cash and catch the next train out of town.
  • There wasn't really one time in my life where I was like, 'I want to be a model!'
  • Even with revivals, I don't really pay attention to previous incarnations. I always just go with the script and with the director and am willing to treat it as brand new.
  • Formulating the proposal is about 80% of the actual time of the process. In the end, the time spent filming, editing and postproduction is a very small proportion of the total time you spend in the production of the film.
  • Feminism is the ability to choose what you want to do.
  • Some eco groups suggest that as many as 73 million sharks are killed globally every year. Hammerheads, blue sharks, mako sharks - they're disappearing, and they ain't coming back.
  • There's a tiny number of Bitcoin wizards and an enormous number of smart developers that have no onramp to Bitcoin. We need to make that onramp easier.