My Life Quotes

  • Vexillography is a very big word! Vexillography is really the high science and art and understanding of flags and their history - the academic word for flag making and heraldry.
  • Good taste is as tiring as good company.
  • That was really so upsetting when you are trying to pass on some very serious knowledge and be basically, treated worse than a student coming off the street because his father pays the tuition. Come on. Give me a break. This is no school. This is a joke.
  • I don't have a strong sense of self-worth unless I'm doing something.
  • Of course I'm naughty. I've always had to compete for attention, you see.
  • Look, I know what it feels like to believe you're 'different' in a bad way.
  • Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
  • Editorials are, obviously, pieces of opinion journalism. They are not intended to be dispassionate, balanced accountings of a news situation or issue. They present a strong and strongly argued position and do not necessarily present or even take into account the opposing position.
  • I don't believe in luck. Not in golf, anyway. There are good bounces and bad bounces, sure, but the ball is round and so is the hole. If you find yourself in a position where you hope for luck to pull you through, you're in serious trouble.
  • I don't miss being on the road right now because the thing is, I was on the road for eight years, so I love pizza, but pizza every day for eight years is a different thing.
  • Don't misquote me as wanting to hurt homosexual people in any way. That would be a dastardly lie.
  • I believe that the responsibility of the winemaker is to take that fruit and get it into the bottle as the most natural and purest expression of that vineyard, of the grape varietal or blend, and of the vintage.
  • Fairy tales were important to me. Aren't they for any kid? My sister says I spent a good five years of my youth convinced I would grow up to be a princess.
  • Princeton is a sublime undergraduate university. It has a good architecture school.
  • I was a kid that grew up in the South and was always outdoors fishing and hunting and, you know, swimming in the pool during the summer.
  • The effect of dominance is not always the result of an intention to dominate.
  • I was a star in Italy, Austrailia, Germany and Japan before the American stations ever paid attention at all.
  • But I loved the theatre and I was just doing theatre 24/7 and kept dropping courses because I didn't have the time and the chancellor thought that wasn't a good idea after awhile.
  • I'm not temperamentally into high comedy. I'm not a Noel Coward kind of girl.
  • People are afraid because I'm candid. They're always worried I'm going to get into trouble.
  • If there are four equations and only three variables, and no one of the equations is derivable from the others by algebraic manipulation then there is another variable missing.
  • Jewelery isn't really my thing, but I've always got my eye on people's watches.
  • Life can be a bore if you're constantly walking sidewalks instead of a tightrope once in a while.
  • In many ways, being pregnant and working were more difficult than motherhood.
  • I'll play baseball for the Army or fight for it, whatever they want me to do.
  • Bitcoin represents the first major breakthrough in economics and finance since double-entry bookkeeping was invented in 1494, and activists need to embrace its power.
  • A novel is like a gland pill - it nips off the cream of my hysterics and gets them running on track in a book where they belong instead of rioting all over my person.
  • I'm sure mothers are important across every culture, but particularly in Korean society, the role of the mother is of great importance.
  • I don't want to put a name on my music. Other people can put a name on what I do. It's just the union of what I've been listening to and what I've been learning. It has some elements of classical music, it has some rock, it has some jazz, but I don't want to give it a name.
  • Too much negotiating and not enough work on the court - that's what happened to me during the lockout. Too much talking and not enough training. I couldn't put in my usual offseason work routine. I think that all caught up to me, with my Achilles problems.
  • Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.
  • If you create incredible value and information for others that can change their lives - and you always stay focused on that service - the financial success will follow.
  • At the end of the day, if I can say I had fun, it was a good day.
  • I always say that candy is the perfect studio food - it keeps your energy going.
  • I do have an ego, but I acknowledge the help I get.
  • I was always fascinated by politics, and I did not like the direction the country was going under Bill Clinton.
  • I'm not the sexy girl. I'm more youthful and innocent, the girl who wears jeans and T-shirts and sneakers. But fans have accepted that I'm a tomboy. There's a different group of people who find that attractive.
  • I chose to document the lives of people living in a remote village in Alaska called Shishmaref because there we can literally see how climate change is affecting their homes, livelihoods and ultimately their lives.
  • The thing that I champion is sustainability. My terror is that suddenly we see it as a luxury, not an essential. That's a danger.
  • I like to think I'm a very mature person.
  • I'm not at all funny. I can do dark comedy pretty well, but straight-up comedy, I don't know. I'm much darker. I've been like that since I was 3 years old.
  • I am married to a happy camper. He's a criminal lawyer who thinks people are inherently good and will befriend him. His father, at 93, is the same way.
  • Authority is mainly a moral power; therefore, it must first call upon the conscience, that is, upon the duty that each person has to contribute willingly to the common good.
  • I don't want to do things because it will please other people. I'm not doing this to get fame or any attention. I try to be selective about who I get advice from. I would like to contribute to the art world, but, you know, you can't plan these things.
  • I have an appreciation for everywhere I've been so far.
  • I used to joke that I wanted to go to the moon, but I actually do. Like, some day I think I'm going to go to the moon. That would be cool.
  • Robots do not hold on to life. They can't. They have nothing to hold on with - no soul, no instinct. Grass has more will to live than they do.
  • I'm Latino, progressive, and I have deep roots in the working class - my father was a bracero, a guest farmworker and cook, and my mom worked as a nursing home laundry attendant.