Other Quotes

  • Sometimes, when you live a life at such a wild edge, an extreme edge of experience, you can come back into the world - if you come back at all - with some essence from that experience that people find useful.
  • God save us from religion.
  • I dated all these girls and ended up not liking them and thought to myself, 'What was it that all of them had in common?' They had too much time on their hands. Even though they were pretty, they lacked something. A woman could be less attractive but with ambition and drive, that's the most beautiful thing.
  • America was the place that said, 'It doesn't matter where you come from, it doesn't matter what your last name is, it doesn't matter if you drink cortaditos, or lattes, or coffee with milk. Here, if you work hard, anything is possible.'
  • I've been very lucky, considering what I look like and what I do.
  • I'm quick to be upset. My feelings are close to the surface. There is not much gap between a thought and a feeling with me. It makes it difficult for some people. I feel too much.
  • If I had a choice of educating my daughters or my sons because of opportunity constraints, I would choose to educate my daughters.
  • I have the word 'Shameless' tattooed on my chest.
  • Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them.
  • I would have to change my entire life if I went into acting. I dance eight hours a day, and then suddenly to be sitting on a set for 12 hours a day is a big difference for my health.
  • It does the American economy no long-term good to only keep the big box factories where we are now assembling 'American' products that are composed primarily of foreign components. We need to manufacture those components in a robust domestic supply chain that will spur job and wage growth.
  • Sometimes I like them artificial and sometimes I like them real. And the reason is because sometimes I like a real close sound. And I like a very specific snare sound and I can't get that in the big room.
  • I shoot, I score. He shoots, I score.
  • There are Mafia families that have bought magnificent houses on the North Shore, although not yet the great estates because they don't want that kind of high profile.
  • Growing up, I didn't know anybody who didn't have a miner in the family. Both of my grandfathers were miners.
  • I go to Franny's in Brooklyn a lot. It's just a casual Italian place, but I could eat there every day.
  • But the more we search the Scriptures, the more we perceive, in this doctrine, the fundamental truth of the gospel - that truth which gives to redemption its character, and to all other truths their real power.
  • The greatest gift is the ability to forget - to forget the bad things and focus on the good.
  • Acting I'll do forever, but I want to produce and stuff as well.
  • Of course everybody's thinking evolves over time.
  • I love the season changes.
  • Mike gets to play four roles this time, if we ever did it again, he will play my role as well. He is a comic genius, everyone wants to be in this movie, let's hope that everyone will wish to see it as well.
  • I was born in North Carolina but moved to a suburb just outside of Philadelphia when I was 5, so mostly grew up there. I decided I wanted to become an actor when I was 8 years old. I literally heard a friend on the playground bragging about how he was taking acting classes and thought, 'Oh! That's what I'm supposed to be doing!'
  • I didn't buy Bentleys. I didn't live large. I invested in me. I invested in a lot of other people.
  • All characters come from people I know, but after the initial inspiration, I tend to modify the characters so they fit with the story.
  • I am a showman in the traditional sense, but modern, too. I like to use sets and lighting to create magic.
  • Looking ahead, I can see more and more instances where I will disagree with the president on very fundamental issues. The largest, for me, is education.
  • I have two young girls, 8 and 10. They really keep me young.
  • The problems in California have been that it's been very difficult to site and build new power plants.
  • Believing in yourself and what you do is so important. It took me a long time to find that confidence. If you're an artist and you're taking risks, then you're doing something right if some people don't get it.
  • Debt ceiling is something that, you know, any time the president asks for the authority to increase the debt ceiling, the debt burden on our children and grandchildren, I think that requires a pretty serious discussion, robust debate.
  • There is no Senate rule governing the proper uses of the filibuster.
  • It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
  • Being able to speak to all my fans is really cool - you always hear people cheering for you on the court, but to have messages of support in between tournaments is really motivating.
  • In wintertime I like to wear flannel button down pyjamas, and in summer I prefer to wear, well... nothing.
  • God blessed me with two unbelievable parents, and I am just like both of them. I have the smile and charisma of my mother and the big heart of my mom, because she wants to save the world and help the world, so I am just like her.
  • Back in the day, if someone said that hip hop and rap was a fad, that was a joke to me because they just didn't know what they were talking about. In reality, there were so many people who didn't know what they were talking about it.
  • I'm not one of those actors who gets physically fit for a role and then loses it all again.
  • I've had the luxury of owning my own studio, 24 analogue, 48 digital, endless effects, endless hardcore gear, that I don't have to rent, I don't get stuck with the bills, it's all mine.
  • The blessing that I got from my parents, even if they didn't really teach me about money, was their simple lifestyle.
  • I think if you go beyond a year - if this continues into the system in the out years, I think there is a risk and that - that we could have a negative reaction in the bond market and that will offset the good that was attempted to be done.
  • Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.
  • I don't believe in an 'all-about-me' culture. It's about the group.
  • We're all going to die, all of us; what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities. We are eaten up by nothing.
  • Personalized beauty is about each woman being able to create her own makeup routine that complements her coloring and style.
  • I've only had two rules: Do all you can and do it the best you can. It's the only way you ever get that feeling of accomplishing something.
  • I'm very, very leery of nonfiction books where they change timeframes and use - what do they call those things? - composite characters. I don't think that's right.
  • We teach about how to drive in school, but not how to manage finances.