Nothing Quotes

  • All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations.
  • My family had liberal positions.
  • So I had all the names, three names, and that's good to have on a soap.
  • My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education.
  • But with woodworking, it's really sort of gratifying to be able to have an actual piece to touch, and then step back and be able to share it.
  • And the beautiful open spaces, the forests of Pennsylvania, the recreational uses that come from having these green open spaces and forests, they contribute dramatically to the level of our tourism, dramatically.
  • I could be playing high school until I'm, like, 30 or something, at the rate I'm growing.
  • It was always easy for me. I was born very rich and lucky.
  • I sort of play golf because a lot of my friends are into it, but I'm awful - my handicap is about six or seven thousand.
  • Because language is the carrier of ideas, it is easy to believe that it should be very little else than such a carrier.
  • Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.
  • Insurgencies are easy to make and hard to stop. Only a few ingredients need to combine to create an insurgency; like oxygen and fire, they're very common and mix all too often. The recipe is, simply, a legitimate grievance against a state, a state that refuses to compromise, a quorum of angry people, and access to weapons.
  • The notion of self-care for people who have hundreds of millions of dollars, it doesn't seem like a radical thing.
  • It's time for women to wake up, to use the power of the vote, to honor the suffragists who chained themselves to the White House fence so that women could vote.
  • Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
  • My family didn't like me going on the stage, and they didn't much like my being a writer, either.
  • The printing press did something really big for the world when everyone could get books in their hands and read.
  • My engineer dad is where my technical acumen comes from. I remember him taking me to the factories to see how what works. Often he used to open up his motorbike to fix things and I saw how the wheels worked. His car used to be open for dissection very regularly. All this taught me and inspired me to look beyond what I could see on the skin.
  • My experience with casting children is that... the whole movie is going to rest on their shoulders, so you have to set aside time and wait for the perfect people to appear.
  • My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.
  • The next point - that's all you must think about.
  • There is absolutely, 100 percent, a light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who stutters.
  • When I was15 years old, I couldn't look at the NFL and look on TV and say, 'Boy, there's a head coach, African American. That's something I'd like to do.'
  • I have very, very low expenditures, but still I manage to spend it all. I guess Hot Pockets are more expensive than I thought.
  • The nuclear family doesn't work. It's very destructive; it grew out of selfishness.
  • I am spiritual but not massively religious, and I don't go to church. If someone said 'What religion are you?' I would say 'Christian.' But I don't practice.
  • I started playing the violin at age 3, and I was very fortunate because there were people who heard me who were influential in getting me auditions. By the time I was 7, I was playing concerts - it was just ridiculous.
  • I'm a big fan of the DEA.
  • It's hard to really articulate what the parameters are that make one song parody-able and another song not, but if I can come up with a good enough idea for it, I go for it, and if not, then I have to move on.
  • The Russo brothers are the best people ever, and they cast me in 'Happy Endings.' I did text Joe Russo to say, 'I don't think my character dies, so if you need a local news cameraman to show up in 'Captain America 2'... I know it doesn't make sense, but just hear me out on this!' He was really cool about it and turned me down right away.
  • If it weren't for The Groundlings, I would never be on Saturday Night Live.
  • I was very willing to take on controversial roles that people didn't really want to look at.
  • But there will be no justice, there will be no government of the people, by the people, and for the people, as long as the government and its officials permit bribery in any form.
  • It is incumbent upon each of us to improve spending and savings practices to ensure our own individual financial security and preserve the collective economic well-being of our great society.
  • I kind of just stumbled into producing. It was more that I was a writer, and the only way you were going to get your songs done was to do them yourself.
  • The way I look at myself, the biggest achievement in my eyes - forget winning trophies or scoring in World Cups - is that I'm still at a top club playing at a really high standard having been almost two different players.
  • My family isn't really all that different from anyone else's. Well, maybe they're a bit more entertaining.
  • What people want, above all, is order.
  • If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before.
  • I love writers. All of my best friends are writers.
  • Helping out in your kid's classroom is a great way to get involved with your child's school.
  • I do miss Saturday Night Live, that's for sure. There's nothing like it. I just hosted, and I felt I'd only been away for a week.
  • I believe strongly in the rights of women... my mother is a woman, my sister is a woman, my daughter is a woman, my wife is a woman.
  • The novelist teaches the reader to comprehend the world as a question. There is wisdom and tolerance in that attitude. In a world built on sacrosanct certainties the novel is dead.
  • I feel like everything is possible.
  • My dreams for the future are simple: work, a happy, healthy family, a lovely long motorcycle ride, and continuing the struggle to awaken people to the need for serious human rights reform.
  • It's always nice to do a family movie, because I do a lot of R-rated stuff.
  • The Social Register is a nice address book for some people, but that's about it.