My Life Quotes

  • I love the company of actors, but the crazier it gets, the more I've come to realise how valuable my time is with my friends who work on the land or are builders or, you know, make music. Work in offices. Run shops.
  • I love working in television, and I've been thrilled to be a part of so many wonderful shows. I worked with Lady Gaga on 'Gossip Girl,' and the brilliant Felicity Huffman on 'Desperate Housewives,' but I think my favorite TV job so far was the pilot I shot for the CW Network this year called 'Joey Dakota.'
  • I grew up near the University of Michigan, so we'd sneak into college parties. That's where my acting started - lying about the professors I supposedly had and what I was studying.
  • Macho does not prove mucho.
  • Life is short, youth is finite, and opportunities endless. Have you found the intersection of your passion and the potential for world-shaping positive impact? If you don't have a great idea of your own, there are plenty of great teams that need you - unknown startups and established teams in giant companies alike.
  • The most adventurous thing I've done is learn how to fly a helicopter in the Philippines. One night we landed on a beach and slept on it.
  • I'm not a guy that ever got in a fight on the street and with the public and everybody.
  • I grew up in a strong faith-based family. I think I have selected to return to those roots for strength, for my family, for myself and to protect our children and to forgive others and move on and face forward.
  • Because I'm just an ordinary person that did some extraordinary things.
  • I'm a very fortunate man. I have in life everything I could dream of.
  • Magazines and advertising are flogging the idea that you have to keep changing things and get something new. I think that's balls - evil. But obviously that's your livelihood.
  • I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity.
  • Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance.
  • Richard Burton is my number one idol. One, because we come from very similar backgrounds and two, because of his fantastic talent.
  • Fashion is not just about trends. It's about political history. You can trace it from the ancient Romans to probably until the '80s, and you can see defining moments that were due either to revolutions or changes in politics.
  • I never thought about movies. I never thought about Hollywood. It was just being on the stage and being in New York.
  • Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men.
  • All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
  • 'Twin Peaks' is one of those Rorschach ink blot things, where everybody finds their own favorite thing.
  • I think the least stereotypical gay character on television is probably Matt LeBlanc on 'Episodes.' He just plays it so straight-faced. They never talk about the fact that he's such a huge gay person.
  • I'm into the scruff. I like an unkempt man. I mean, not like beard to the chest, but I'm definitely a Johnny Depp kinda girl.
  • What is more important in a library than anything else - than everything else - is the fact that it exists.
  • I come from a family of working women, my mum went to work two weeks after I was born - my parents had no money, there was no choice.
  • People in Northern Ireland vote for their church, they don't vote with their heads; it is ridiculous.
  • Many people bypass search engines altogether and still find what they're looking for online. These Internet surfers are using direct navigation.
  • I always want to portray veterans in a positive light, and since I got into acting full time, I've made that part of my goal.
  • What happens in the context of war is that, in order for you to make a child into a killer, you destroy everything that they know, which is what happened to me and my town. My family was killed, all of my family, so I had nothing.
  • I never had the exposure to techniques and so forth that children have today with art workshops, but I always had crayons and pencils and still have work going right back to when I was five or six years old.
  • I think the credit crunch is a brilliant thing. We should all stop moaning and start celebrating. When times are tough, it's an opportunity to start looking at life in a different way.
  • From the time I was 18, I knew I wanted to be a comedian, but I was just scared to try it. And first I thought, 'Well, I should go to college and get a degree.' That didn't pan out.
  • I'm taking better care of myself by eating healthy, exercising and doing my best to keep my stress level down as well as role modeling good habits for my kids.
  • I have a love-hate relationship with performing.
  • I am no David Beckham. I have not changed my life since I was 15 years old. My family is the only thing that has changed for me.
  • I love New York, I love the smell of New York... I love the subway.
  • Everyone makes their own comments. That's how rumors get started.
  • I write a number of screenplays, and I've never really come up with a part for a movie star.
  • I'm not saying my wife's a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer.
  • But little white lies here and there is human nature. Everybody does that.
  • I always seem to be singing against the grain.
  • Radio helps you break into a whole different audience. Radio has so much power. And that's my mission: to not only break into the EDM audience, but to break also into the mainstream audience.
  • Being an American is such a rich environment, because there's so many people from other countries and cultures, and through that you're able to see other people's experiences.
  • Acting has never excited me.
  • I was reading so much about myself in the papers that was not me.
  • The more thoroughly I conduct scientific research, the more I believe that science excludes atheism.
  • It's clear that we need comprehensive immigration reform.
  • Lying is like alcoholism. You are always recovering.
  • For the most part, my daily attire is comfortable yet fashionable - I guess you can call it tomboyish.
  • The only poll obviously that matters is the last one, the one that's counted after all the votes are cast.