Okay Quotes

  • My advice would be to follow your dream. Most of my life, I was in second place before I came in first place. I hope that inspired people to never give up.
  • My father ran a CB radio business. I grew up in a cluttered space that was filled with radios and antennas. It felt alien.
  • I don't want to look back at my career and see a string of incredibly commercial projects that don't have much heart. I'm looking for things that have soul.
  • People are so busy anyway they don't see you or recognise you in the street.
  • There is no greater country on Earth for entrepreneurship than America. In every category, from the high-tech world of Silicon Valley, where I live, to University R&D labs, to countless Main Street small business owners, Americans are taking risks, embracing new ideas and - most importantly - creating jobs.
  • I didn't want to be an actor. I wanted to design historical movies like 'Ben-Hur'. I saw this as my life.
  • I got successful awfully quick, and I wanted it... But I do think there is responsibility to move the musical theater form forward. I think you always have to be aware of the work that came before and build on that.
  • The fundamental problem is that there's no credibility in the judicial system, which is a system that's been completely politicized. This is retaliation and selective repression.
  • I tell people to look at me and understand that everybody first told me that I couldn't be a 6-foot, 9-inch point guard, and I proved them wrong. Then they told me I couldn't be a businessman and make money in urban America, and I proved them wrong. And they thought I couldn't win all these championships, and I proved them wrong there as well.
  • Everyone's been lonely at some point and in need of a friend.
  • Memory is quite central for me. Part of it is that I like the actual texture of writing through memory.
  • I believe we should be good custodians of the Earth.
  • My mother was the sweetest lady who ever lived on this planet, but if you tried to tell her that Jesus wasn't a Christian, she would stomp you to death.
  • We can help show data on how much the kids can improve when their home life changes a little bit.
  • I was the little kid growing up. I wasn't picked on because, honestly, I was fast, so I could run away from the bullies.
  • I enjoy acting. It's not that I begin to think I'm getting better. I now fully know that I've made no improvement whatsoever since I was 20. I can live with it.
  • I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.
  • I'm not really involved with politics... I'm living in my cocoon with my classical music around.
  • I think people always want to hear that there are barriers that exist for us. But the more I started to realize artists that are kind of like me in my lane, like, if they were white or African-American, they often had trouble because it wasn't the quality of their music: they just didn't stick out.
  • I embrace the PKI because it is a revolutionary force. PKI go forward. PKI never retreat. PKI grow. PKI be strong. Onward.
  • I like Disney Channel a lot, and I also like to watch 'Full House.'
  • I think because of my background - I went through university and did an academic career and fell into acting - I've never had a game plan for my career because I got into it quite ad hoc.
  • I feel in love with holography, which is that you don't have to wear anything or carry anything. It is augmented reality, if you will.
  • There's been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics. We've made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30.
  • I'm the curvy one of the family.
  • Basketball is always a piece of my life, but never the centerpiece.
  • The success of Torn was a bit too much for me. I took a year off and was still scared to start the second album.
  • I sound like a crazy person... but I feel when a piano is happy, and I feel when they find that moment to be alive. I want them to remember me.
  • I love to shop at Macy's. It has a huge Guess section and lots of Jessica Simpson stuff.
  • I don't believe in myths of decline or myths of progress, even as regards the literary scene.
  • I didn't want to be known as a gay comic, but as a comic who happens to be gay.
  • Innovation demands risk-taking - which, in turn, entails redefining failure, stripping away its power to inhibit.
  • I like the creativity of planning a party, or cooking and taking care of people, creating a memorable meal or event.
  • I've lost friends, perhaps dozens. But I've gained hundreds, thousands - who knows? - of allies.
  • I was outraged to learn that the president wanted to outsource operations at some American ports to the United Arab Emirates.
  • The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it's filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn't happen. A champion is beaten, an unknown becomes a champion.
  • But movies as much as anything developed what I thought was right and wrong, what was honorable, what wasn't, what was funny what wasn't... what had some depth to it, what didn't.
  • I'm a comedy snob, and I never want anything that I do to get old.
  • A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.
  • Other people sing in the shower, but I don't.
  • As interesting as that music can occasionally be, I don't think it really replaces the other.
  • Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent.
  • My friends have to remind me that it's OK to own the fact that you're good at something. I think it'll just come with getting older.
  • Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.
  • Nothing that costs only a dollar is not worth having.
  • Every man must play the part of his ambition. If you are trying to be a successful man, you must play the part.
  • I would prefer to be a citizen of an independent country rather than Emperor of an enslaved one.
  • My goal is to be remembered as a human being and as a great performer.