Morning Quotes

  • I'm of the school that I will direct you if you request it - if you have a question.
  • The newspaper headlines may shout about global warming, extinctions of living species, the devastation of rain forests, and other worldwide catastrophes, but Americans evince a striking complacency when it comes to their everyday environment and the growing calamity that it represents.
  • Surprise, surprise! I have a band! I'm really excited that we have a song on the soundtrack of 'American Reunion' for that very reason.
  • Every time you choose a perfume, you are voting. And, of course, I hope you vote for me. Not only for my ego, but for my pocketbook. The more you buy, the more money I make.
  • For most of the track world, the Olympic year is such a huge year, and it's a big year for us marathoners too.
  • Lead yourself, lead your superiors, lead your peers, and free your people to do the same. All else is trivia.
  • I definitely was a big comic collector as a kid.
  • I live in southern Appalachia, so I'm surrounded by people who work very hard for barely a living wage. It's particularly painful that people are working the farms their parents and grandparents worked but aren't living nearly as well.
  • It's the hardest thing in the world to dedicate to writing, but if you do that even once a week, after six months or a year you'll have something substantial.
  • I think my favorite place to eat dinner is the movie theater. Dirty dogs, a big thing of nachos and a Cherry Coke - and I'm good.
  • If you want to treat China as an enemy, you have a much better chance of making them an enemy than if you treat them as a potential friend.
  • I would much rather fly on Soyuz than the shuttle.
  • During exposure, interference takes place between the incident rays and those reflected by the mirror, with the formation of interference fringes half a wavelength distant from each other.
  • I love the description of Gothic churches before the printed word, that they were the bibles of the poor.
  • Go forth under the open sky, and list To Nature's teachings.
  • Greenspan tells us what to do. Someone should take him out and hang him.
  • Brazil, I'm totally obsessed. I've been going since I was 17, and the first time I went, I fell in love with it.
  • For me, I go in and play a few Christian songs for an audience, and now I have people come up and not tell me I'm great, but tell me that my music is helping save their lives, helping them in the Lord, and helping them end their vices.
  • It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
  • When I turned 50, I said to myself, well, if this is what it's like turning 50, I can't wait to turn 60 because I still felt very, very mentally and physically good, outside my back surgery.
  • I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
  • The camera doesn't intimidate me.
  • My goal is to work diligently to become the top philanthropist in the world.
  • Presently, I really admire Rebecca Warren, the artist. She continues to keep creating wonderful sculpture. And I met her, and she is really cool.
  • It's the hardest thing to come up with an hour of material that can consistently keep people laughing.
  • With Saturday morning cartoons, you've got to start at 6 A.M., right?
  • Our generation grew up with technology. It evolved as we grew up. This new generation has had it since they were babies. That's crazy. It fundamentally changes they way they understand and think about technology. They've never known life without it, whereas we knew life without the Internet.
  • Basically, as a leader, I try not to make any mistakes, because there's a lot of people watching even though you don't think so.
  • I often find myself writing little ditties I can imagine becoming rap songs. Not the actual rapping part, just the chorus.
  • One of the great pluses of being an immigrant is you get to start again in terms of your identity. You get to shed the narratives which cling to you.
  • The only reason I'm an actor is that a lady pulled out of a parking space in front of a producer's office.
  • My mom had very low expectations for me, and she really had a point. I was a big problem at seventeen. If I had a kid like me, I would have those same expectations.
  • Anybody who knows me knows that I'm just here to put a smile on people's faces.
  • I feel naked without jewelry. If I'm having a bad hair day, I pick something from my huge collection of hats.
  • I was in the original cast of 'Wicked', and that got a bad review in 'The New York Times,' and it's the most successful thing that's ever been put onstage.
  • Music is like making love: either all or nothing.
  • Every company's greatest assets are its customers, because without customers there is no company.
  • My problem is how to find the best way of being useful.
  • As a football coach, everything in your life comes after your football schedule. I just could not make that commitment.
  • An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country.
  • Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There's been an extraordinary advance.
  • What I try to do for my readers is to pass on some of the things that I found out about being thirteen after doing it for forty years.
  • People already love to play casual games. But when you take a casual game and stick it inside a social network, it becomes way more exciting.
  • I no longer feel pressure to produce fiction.
  • When Fortune smiles, I smile to think how quickly she will frown.
  • To make this announcement fills me with great sadness, but I know I have been blessed in so many ways to have experienced what I have with the England rugby team.
  • Giving the kids a programming environment of any sort, whether it's a tool like Squeak or Scratch or Logo to write programs in a childish way - and I mean that in the most generous sense of the word, that is, playing with and building things - is one of the best ways to learn.
  • I've never read a self help book... the most self-help I've read is on a beer mat.