Own Quotes

  • But if Shakespeare himself is maybe about meaning and truth, I don't know, then he is certainly about pleasure and interest, we start with pleasure and interest, but maybe eventually it gets to meaning and truth.
  • In junior high, I really wanted to be popular. Suddenly there were parties with boys, and I wanted to be part of that. There was a group of girls, and I wanted to be friends with them.
  • And it was a huge emotional thing to leave the law and become unemployed - to be a student again.
  • Broken Bells reminds me how much fun I have making music.
  • If anybody had a reason to become a delinquent, to become a criminal, to be angry at the man, to be angry at the white man, to be angry at America, it's my dad, but he did not feel that way at all.
  • I heard someone say that it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than a rich man to get into heaven. I decided to sculpt camels in a needle.
  • I was doing what I love to do: play baseball. Not going to complain about that.
  • And on the other hand, we see that the Israeli government is attacking that part of the Palestinian leader.
  • Journalists in newspapers and in many magazines are not permitted to be subjective and tell their readers what they think. Journalists have got to follow a very strict formulaic line, and here we come, these non-fiction writers, these former journalists who are using all the techniques that journalists are pretty much not allowed to use.
  • I'm a big Bond fan.
  • I don't bat an eye at stuff like that. I've had my share of wins. If I worried about the games I should have won, it would probably drive me crazy. It was a fun game to pitch in.
  • All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
  • Technology has come a long way since PayPal.
  • Instead, I think over the years we have cut the strength of marriage and relationships by the law and weakened the institution. We have tried to deal with relationships with no-fault divorce, with child custody, with so many other avenues; and it has not helped.
  • Google's ability to pick winners and losers in the information world is a menace. These companies have the ability to determine which media companies are successful and which ones are failures. If I adopt a business plan that doesn't line up with Google's, then they're not going to reward me.
  • Donald intends to represent all the people, not just some of the people. That includes Christians and Jews and Muslims; it includes Hispanics and African Americans and Asians, and the poor and the middle-class. Throughout his career, Donald has successfully worked with people of many faiths and with many nations.
  • It is an honor to serve as the Ad Council's next Chair of the Board of Directors. I am deeply committed to its mission of creating campaigns that improve everyday lives. I look forward to working with the Ad Council team and Board to continue to shine a light on the most important social issues of our day.
  • Viking women were able to rule kingdoms, divorce husbands, own land; and Vikings were very progressive in terms of the rights of women.
  • My inherent belief is that motherhood is pious, and I am humbled by it.
  • I was an athlete when I was younger and played a lot of sports, including golf, but I always ended up throwing around my clubs in frustration.
  • Every single night I'm nervous. You never know how the audience is going to react.
  • Well I've also kind of noticed that, whatever energy that you put out, is kind of the energy that you receive. And so people are just really lovely and kind and soft spoken with me.
  • It may look perfect, but that's one thing I have learned about life is that it isn't always what it looks.
  • Girls are always running through my mind. They don't dare walk.
  • It's your job to find a release and an outlet for the stress and the feelings. Never forget: the crazy stays at home.
  • I want my fiction to seem real.
  • The downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things than the cool and slippery disputant.
  • I will raise a book to Brian Thomsen.
  • It's a mental battle trying to come back from injuries and I don't feel like having that mental battle with myself.
  • I love computer programmers. They have a very beautiful definition of complexity as 'the capacity to transmit the maximum information with the minimum data'.
  • I don't think I realized that the cost of fame is that it's open season on every moment of your life.
  • The majority of information I gave police was about my wife and her family, which is what they wanted.
  • Competing in show jumping is a school of life. And it's one of the few Olympic sports where men and women are equal.
  • There comes a time in the history of nations when their peoples must become fully reconciled to their past if they are to go forward with confidence to embrace their future.
  • Drama is played at the pace of chess... or billiards... or poker. Engrossing? Sure. But comedy is played at the jubilant, high-octane speed of sports like basketball or hockey.
  • I like Katy Perry. I mean, what is there not to like?! She's crazy, she's fun and she has some crazy pipes on her. She can sing.
  • Culture is the air we breathe all around us.
  • Since I became chairman, I've tried to turn EFF into civil liberties and responsibilities.
  • Direct address has been a consistent tactic in my work, regardless of the medium that I'm working in.
  • We're about moderation.
  • When I read 'Maus,' I realized you could tell a story of tremendous import using the graphic novel.
  • The communication is in the work and words are no substitute for this.
  • The radio even weren't allowed to say there was a Holocaust and people were being killed right, left and center in these terrible camps.
  • We shot 'Skateland' in the end of 2008, in Shreveport, Louisiana just between the border of East Texas and Louisiana - and we shot 'Battle: Los Angeles' at the end of 2009, also in Shreveport. So I know a lot about Shreveport.
  • I always wanted to go to a drama school.
  • Boxing is really an art form. It might just look like two people beating each other up, but when you look closer, it's actually quite beautiful and interesting.
  • What we now face is the contradiction between unbalanced and inadequate development and the people's ever-growing needs for a better life.
  • I trained in medicine after pursuing an academic career in the humanities, mainly because of my interest in the relationship between mind and body, and between mind and brain.