Part Quotes

  • Neither James Madison, for whom this lecture is named, nor any of the other Framers of the Constitution, were oblivious, careless, or otherwise unaware of the words they chose for the document and its Bill of Rights.
  • Even if you don't like what I do, and you don't like my band, you might have a fan that likes both of us, and why would you wanna alienate them?
  • I'm a Scorpio, and who knows if there is any validity to it, but I'm very emotional. I have high highs and low lows.
  • My favorite English teacher in high school showed me 'Brazil' when I was 15, and it blew my mind. It's one of those movies that's revealed itself in different ways as I've gone back to it over the years.
  • Joe Gibbs helped define what the Washington Redskins stand for - integrity, hard work, determination, winning and championships.
  • I am a writer and always was; being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being well regarded, is a component of that identity.
  • As a television producer, you do a lot of writing - drafting proposals for pilot shows and other things, so yes, a good deal of writing was involved.
  • I'm not posh at all. I grew up in Sheffield but never managed to pick up the accent - which was careless because there'd be some cache now in being a northern playwright, but I missed out on that one.
  • I used to hold back because people would get offended, but now I'm like, 'You're going to hear me, regardless. Whether you accept what I have to say or not is on you.'
  • My father in the film - which we probably haven't seen in previous movies, and in British Asian movies you could probably count on one hand - he says exactly why, actually why he's frightened for his daughter. He came to this country, England, and had a bit of a crappy time.
  • If I have a Sunday free, I'll go up the coast and spend some time on the beach. I scuba dive and swim and sail. A lot of the things I like are around the water.
  • I have never had a studio, and I do not understand shutting oneself up in a room. To draw, yes; to paint, no.
  • I've been told I have pretty big hands my whole life.
  • I never take advice from anyone more messed up than I am.
  • The type of cuisine I do, especially after being on 'Iron Chef' for several years, is a lot of global cuisine. My strength has always been Mediterranean cuisine across the board from Morocco, Spain, Italy, Greece, France, but I think now I'm doing a lot of very different cuisines all the time.
  • In both pop and disco, the meaning of the lyrics is not too important. I have nothing I feel I particularly want to say.
  • The President today once again took the opportunity to reiterate his old, failed national security strategies and present them to the American people as new, dynamic ideas intended to better protect the American people.
  • I was comfortable in my thirties playing the romantic partner, the hero that saves the day, or the woman who is facing a world that revolves around younger kid actors.
  • To be honest with you, I never looked at soccer as a sacrifice.
  • Baking is one of my many hobbies. I was originally introduced to baking as a child by my grandmother. I continued to bake for friends and family throughout the years for special occasions. I began to create themed treats after receiving continued requests from a lot of my friends.
  • I'm not looking for anything more than any other guy. I like a good smile. Pretty eyes. She has to be active, like not play-sports active, but she'll play air hockey, do some pool, go for rides on the Santa Monica Pier. I would much rather have fun with her than do the cool thing.
  • My first job out of college was as an editorial assistant in a New York publishing house. Being an editorial assistant is the purgatory would-be editors must endure before they can ascend the ladder and begin acquiring books on their own. I spent a year filing paperwork, writing copy, and typing rejection letters.
  • The only actress they didn't test was Garbo. Must have been her accent.
  • I wrote songs with the guys from Air Supply for their record... So I was just writing songs.
  • Hollywood's a mecca, but it's not the final answer. You pick up a camera anyplace in the world, you can make a movie.
  • In Mexico, there are good filmmakers, but they didn't always have the opportunity to show their work. But since 'Amores Perros,' many of these filmmakers had the opportunity to show their films, and they have a newfound energy for cinema.
  • I don't want to be in somebody else's movie, and then they make all the money. I've gotten offers to do the movies, but I won't sell myself short and be in somebody else's movie, like 'Boyz N the Hood.' I don't think I woulda done that.
  • Maybe it will be a great thing when the Baby Boomers finally die out. In real life, it's not a matter of the good guys or the bad guys. Rather, it's big numbers and small numbers that do the counting.
  • To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
  • There are a lot of pros and cons about social media; it's just how you choose to handle it and how you have to be prepared for the negatives as well.
  • I've struggled with an identity sometimes; I don't know what exactly I am. I love so many types of music, and I don't want to commit to going down one road.
  • I must admit that i am fascinated by the glories of ancient India. But when will the purveyors of Indian culture realise that not everything about our past was glorious?
  • Shoot, man, I love everybody! I don't have time to hate.
  • Elvis was a big influence to my music, but Loretta Lynn was, as well.
  • Networked science has the potential to speed up dramatically the rate of discovery across all of science.
  • To grapple with and understand anxiety is, in some sense, to grapple with and understand the human condition.
  • We lived in the bowels of New York City. It was a struggle just to survive. This nice suburban kid hadn't had to do much of that before.
  • I have learned so many things from my mother about the right upbringing, the right values, value for money, value for elders, for family members. I think these things only a parent can teach you.
  • Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
  • If America wants to lead the world, it needs to make sure new ideas can get to market. More opportunity will birth more companies that create more jobs.
  • As a part of preparing those lawsuits, learning about those lawsuits, I learned about the various nuclear issues in parts of the nuclear production process I guess you'd say.
  • For breakfast I have grits, because I'm a Southern girl!
  • The American Indian was an individualist in religion as in war. He had neither a national army nor an organized church.
  • It's my experience that you really can't lose when you try the truth.
  • I love to run, but training can be hard, especially with a family and a crazy travel schedule. I often do sprints with my kids, where they bike and I run along side them so we can 'race' each other for a quarter-mile or shorter repeats.
  • Train up a child in the way that he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
  • I remember Tim telling me that he had an idea for a musical and he said to me that he was hoping that ABBA would be writing the music, which I thought was a pretty wild idea because they were obviously known very much as pop writers.
  • I love telling stories; I always have, and I think women need to be more proactive about telling their own stories and sharing their points of view.