My Own Quotes

  • We always see the innocent victims in the stories, and I am a little bored with that. I am much more interested in the price paid by the people who can fly.
  • I don't believe you need high capacity magazines to go hunt. If you have to use 100 rounds to shoot a deer, you're in trouble.
  • I think probably the one trait that would concern me about brother Bing would be his lack of responsibility.
  • I was admired by all these hippies, and it was wonderful playing at Monterey and Woodstock, performing for half a million people.
  • I think governments are the cancer of civilization.
  • I believe that agriculture land - productive agricultural land with water on site - will be valuable in the future.
  • Material Girl is about having your own personal style, and my personal style reflects the brand's aesthetic.
  • I just want to tailgate, drink beer, and hang out in the middle of nowhere in a pick-up truck. That's my ideal date.
  • I love 'Battlestar Galactica;' I was a geeky kid. I was into Dungeons and Dragons. I had the 24-sided dice.
  • I don't let many people in. I don't discuss everything. If I don't want to discuss it, I'm not discussing it. I think that annoys the hell out of an awful lot of people.
  • Marxism, Freudianism, global warming. These are proof - of which history offers so many examples - that people can be suckers on a grand scale. To their fanatical followers they are a substitute for religion. Global warming, in particular, is a creed, a faith, a dogma that has little to do with science.
  • At least half my writing time is spent researching. So for every hour I'm actually clicking on the keyboard, I'm spending another hour trying to figure out some tiny detail I need answered.
  • I think that all stereotypes sort of begin with truth. I think that the only problem is if that's the only place that you go.
  • I think the Apollo has always been the people's performing arts center and reflected the community, whether it is Stevie Wonder or Tito Puente.
  • I worked on scores. I went to the musical library in Berlin which is very famous. I discovered that we had scores of Beethoven, printed scores of Beethoven, that are full of mistakes. Not the wrong or false notes, but the wrong dynamic, understandable things.
  • Saddam Hussein was a brutal tyrant. I am glad he is now on trial for crimes against humanity. But, opposition to a dictator is not the measure I use when deciding whether to send our men and women in uniform off to war and possible death.
  • I do pottery.
  • I think the hardest part of writing is revising. And by that I mean the following: A novelist has to create the piece of marble and then chip away to find the figure in it.
  • Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out. Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that.
  • I'm a storyteller. I love to tell stories about brands. I love to tell stories, period. I like painting pictures through the words, and that's what I do.
  • I admire traveling; I appreciate it a lot.
  • I always wanted the world to hear my music, but I didn't know how I was gonna go about it.
  • Unfortunately, in collective bargaining one party or the other too often tries to gain an advantage - a bargain, like buying something in a store for less than it is worth.
  • The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.
  • I'm fascinated by beautiful scenery and what we have here on this Earth.
  • I think it's unnecessary to be mean for the sake of being mean, but I do believe you have to be truthful, but with love.
  • I've been angst-ridden all my life, but finally I'm in a place where things don't matter so much.
  • There is so much uncertainty out there, and the government in Washington doesn't seem to get it. What's needed is a new business environment.
  • I love doing the fight stuff. It's the best.
  • Usually, the best ideas come from having to fix a really hard problem.
  • Ultimately, we can't just keep doubling our national debt every eight years. We have got to get that under control and not spend more than we bring in.
  • I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart by it's own greatest strength - it's diversity.
  • I had two things I could do: I could run over you, and I could put a good stiff arm on you. That was about it.
  • Some are short, others are tall, others are thin, others are stocky. But we are all human beings. Can we not live together and happily within one border?
  • I mean when you come into the set at 7:30 in the morning and you come out of make-up and the first thing you know, the ladies start coming into our dressing rooms at 7:45.
  • I never wanted to do political satire because it seems too surface to me.
  • I won't play past 30. Why? I want to - I don't know - start a family, live life.
  • My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature.
  • I feel more Jewish than I do Iranian.
  • I just had this New York thing. When I got there, I felt so at home. I said, 'This is where the crazy people go.' It's OK to be yourself in New York. In L.A., it's difficult.
  • The external world is committed to helping Georgia settle its problems.
  • The best way I could describe it at Notre Dame was that I was accepted as a member of the family.
  • I love film and, particularly, shorts. You don't get to see them often, and they're a great little form, like a short story.
  • I doubt I will ever be in another Michael Bay movie.
  • In kindergarten, you can learn how to be a citizen of the world.
  • If America wants to lead the world, it needs to make sure new ideas can get to market. More opportunity will birth more companies that create more jobs.
  • I feel old when I see mousse in my opponent's hair.
  • Spider-Man initially made me want to come to New York and work for Marvel; I wanted to be a comic book artist.