Our Quotes

  • The real intimidating stuff is the scene where you show up for the first day. You kind of square off, and that is where you look each other in the eye.
  • I've studied astrology for many, many years, and I feel like it's an incredibly challenging art.
  • He puts his right hand lightly on the cup, I put my left, leaving the right free to transcribe, and away we go. We get, oh, 500 to 600 words an hour. Better than gasoline.
  • There can be no passion, and by consequence no love, where there is not imagination.
  • Fans don't boo nobodies.
  • Fame is a delicate and dangerous creature; I saw people who didn't honor it, who refused to take responsibility for it, get destroyed by it. I also saw that stardom in and of itself was empty.
  • I can give advice to anyone interested in writing in one word: Read! I think it's much more important to be a reader than to be a writer!
  • The best things in life are usually difficult.
  • There have been many very successful acquirers, where they've bought up companies, and they've grown their earnings very rapidly, and the stock has appreciated tremendously.
  • If you believe that your best years are behind you, you've guaranteed they are; I'm going to dance into that good night, with the oldies turned up loud.
  • I attribute a lot of the success to Live 105, of course, because it's something they've nurtured and grown.
  • I hope I did it the way my peers did it before me. I didn't do anything but try to play hard.
  • The movie business can be very frustrating and very circuitous; there's no straight path. You have to have tremendous perseverance, dedication and passion. You have to want it very, very badly and you have to deal with a lot of rejection.
  • With our website we didn't want people to come to our site and find out about Radiohead. We wanted them to come to our site and find out about what Radiohead are finding out about.
  • There's so much spirit of integration and democracy in jazz.
  • My doctors warned me repeatedly that if you don't stay positive, you don't do well.
  • It is no use asking me or anyone else how to dig... Better to go and watch a man digging, and then take a spade and try to do it.
  • My story is endless. I put in a teletype roll, you know, you know what they are, you have them in newspapers, and run it through there and fix the margins and just go, go - just go, go, go.
  • My secret to a long, healthy life is to always keep working. It keeps me busy and happy and gives me a reason to stay alive.
  • All I wanted was just what everybody else wants, you know, to be loved.
  • I hated Long Island, and I had to get out.
  • As patients and consumers, we are better informed today about our health care than any previous generation.
  • Probably all the books I've ever written have been efforts to define the boundaries of humanity.
  • My weave fell off. I was running in PE, and it got caught in a tree. People were looking at me funny.
  • If you're small and can speak clearly and you're a cute kid, that's the craft, really. The whole child actor thing can be dangerous sometimes. Other kids were taking piano lessons; I did ballet and acting.
  • My upbringing was absolutely not the archetypal writer's upbringing. Even, arguably, the opposite.
  • My strength is coming up with two outs in the last of the ninth.
  • My tenure at 'The Daily Show' started during the decade after September 11, and fear of Muslims was at an all-time high. Politicians and the media seemed to dial the fright, mistrust, and animosity up to a fever pitch to gain votes and ratings.
  • I play some fighting games, but mostly I just play sports.
  • The fact is, I made $400 a week and only for 26 weeks a year. I never had any money.
  • While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level, we need to devote more attention to developing the entire range of means of information warfare.
  • Fantasy has had some problems with being too repetitive, in my opinion. I try to read what other people are doing - and say, 'How can I add to this rather than just recycle it? How can I stand on Tolkien's shoulders rather than stand tied to his kneecaps?'
  • In ethics, there is a humility; moralists are usually righteous.
  • The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.
  • Actors make bad lovers. Their most important kiss is for the camera. Not in a superficial way, in a really deep way. They can only give everything if they know someone is going to shout cut!
  • Once when I went over my work with my Washington University professor, the late great Stanley Elkin, he pointed to a passage of mine and said: 'Stop vamping.' It has remained a caution.
  • To silence criticism is to silence freedom.
  • After you date a player or two it's nice to just chill with a guy that can keep it basic.
  • I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors.
  • If any country was a mine-shaft canary for the reintroduction of cholera, it was Haiti - and we knew it. And in retrospect, more should have been done to prepare for cholera... which can spread like wildfire in Haiti... This was a big rebuke to all of us working in public health and health care in Haiti.
  • I beat Diaz, Pettis, Ben Henderson, Cerrone, and I earned it, man. I earned my title.
  • To me, making records isn't work.
  • To take refuge with an inferior is to betray one's self.
  • Aloneness is nearer God, nearer reality.
  • Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.
  • Our goal is simple: to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
  • As the contest proceeded, public interest increased and the entire country watched to see which company would win the big government subsidies through the mountains.
  • I think music all the time.