Other Quotes

  • America's freedom of religion, and freedom from religion, offers every wisdom tradition an opportunity to address our soul-deep needs: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, secular humanism, agnosticism and atheism among others.
  • Pirates are the very essence of profit maximising entrepreneurs described in neoclassical economics. Yet, whilst films such as 'The Pirates of the Caribbean' and 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' have gone a long way to popularise both pirates and outlaw behaviour, the truth of the matter is that piracy is illegal, and it kills.
  • A programming language is for thinking about programs, not for expressing programs you've already thought of. It should be a pencil, not a pen.
  • What I love is dropping into someone else's life and exploring it.
  • I'm a big believer in creating family traditions. Every Tuesday morning, I make a proper eggs breakfast, and we all sit down and eat.
  • I have a dream of re-creating the fantastic family I grew up in with my brother and my parents. I am lucky that I have such a good image of family life - my father and mother are still in love, still happy.
  • An agent saw one of the plays I did at ACT, but my mom was like, No, she's too young. I became so annoying that a year and a half later she just couldn't stand hearing me any more!
  • I don't think people realise how important it is to have your blood pressure checked. Stroke is so sudden, so catastrophic.
  • Now, there is no business like show business, and there is no publicity like word of mouth. What is word of mouth, you may ask? Well, word of mouth is gold to Hollywood bigwigs, and it equates to box office bonanzas and hit TV shows.
  • Communion was born out of shared frustration in 2006. We felt that although the likes of MySpace and YouTube opened up the playing field for songwriters online, people's discovery of these new artists was only skin deep.
  • People often express surprise that I'm not a psychopath. But it's not about what I want to do to other people, it's that I'm scared of what other people might do to me.
  • Everyone has a different path. I knew no one in the acting industry growing up. I never did a play until college. I was not outspoken when I was younger and I hated being the center of attention. But I had a dream of being an actor. I went to NYU and studied theatre. I learned a craft. And began my career straight out of college.
  • There's been a lot of really cool stuff that's happened to me throughout my career, and I remember everything, but I don't think I savored every moment of it like I should have or like I do now.
  • Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
  • They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
  • I would sooner play in a good British picture than in the majority of American pictures I have seen.
  • Have a well-thought financial plan that is not dependent upon correctly guessing what will happen in the future.
  • I would still like to get more athletic and have players that can really cover what's going on in the game.
  • The deaf community is hungry to see itself in the most positive way.
  • People didn't know until I said it publicly that I had a nasty side. It was never obvious to the fans. I never lost my head, you see. Never got sent off.
  • I dreamed of being like Kaka, and Brazil was the home of that creative style, which the Brazilians call ginga.
  • Right now as an artist, what I want to do is be a part of works that are unignorable. I couldn't be less interested in how people receive it, honestly. As long as it's unignorable.
  • People don't like it, but inevitably we need to think about both the costs and the benefits of health care. We cannot avoid the financial consequences.
  • I never really thought I was going to be a singer, honestly. I never listened to singers; I always listened to rap music.
  • I would say that the whole way that I have approached the body is as a space, not a thing - not an object to be improved, idealised or whatever, but simply to be dwelt in.
  • I just did a film in which I had to be a dancer and I was able to do all kinds of extraordinary things. A lot of people turn 50 and talk about what they're not going to do anymore. I embarked on something that I'd wanted to do when I was 5.
  • Remember one thing - that Sweden is performing better than the rest of Europe.
  • We need to address hunger, job training, justice. I can't do it alone. We need to elect people who understand the urgency.
  • Give your clients the earliest delivery consistent with quality - whatever the inconvenience to us.
  • Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get.
  • I'm a human, and I'm multidimensional. If I was the perfect form of anything, I'd be boring. If I was a free spirit all the time, I would be boring; I would lack depth. If I was dark and enigmatic all the time, then I would lack relatability.
  • I realized that lab research was the perfect path for me. It allowed me to spend every day figuring out mysteries/puzzles that have to do with what make us alive. What could be a bigger mystery or puzzle?
  • The crusade against Communism was even more imaginary than the specter of Communism.
  • I've always found that the poorer the places that I go, the more smiles I see, and the more happiness I see.
  • I am convinced the prophets of doom have to be taken seriously.
  • In all the horror films that I have done, all of those women were strong women. I don't feel I ever played the victim, although I was always in jeopardy.
  • A meal can be an erotic experience in itself.
  • My reasons for becoming a chef are somewhat of a cliche. I always loved to eat but it was watching my parents cook that really served as the impetus for my career choice.
  • I don't pretend to be anything but an actor and a writer.
  • I'm not a non-profit person. I think of myself as an entrepreneur who wants to work on global education.
  • If you're shameless enough, you can sell anything.
  • We are not facing China alone; we are facing China together with a lot of other people in the region.
  • Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
  • Controlling mosquitos is tough. It's not quick; it's not easy. It requires work day in and day out to track where mosquitos are and to apply safely the appropriate mosquito control methods.
  • Marriage has changed Himmanshoo in some ways. Throughout our 10 years of courtship, he was more liberal. But after marriage, he has become a typical Indian husband.
  • The fact that the colors in the flower have evolved in order to attract insects to pollinate it is interesting; that means insects can see the colors. That adds a question: does this aesthetic sense we have also exist in lower forms of life?
  • In wintertime I like to wear flannel button down pyjamas, and in summer I prefer to wear, well... nothing.
  • I would want to teach my children someday that they should strive to be successful.