Perform Quotes

  • I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even get close.
  • Creation is dominated by three absolutely different factors: First, nature, which works upon us by its laws; second, the artist, who creates a spiritual contact with nature and his materials; third, the medium of expression through which the artist translates his inner world.
  • I have no spy stories to tell, because I saw no spies. Nor did I understand, at that time, any opposition between American and Russian national interest.
  • At the end of the day, I'm a footballer who has played at some of the biggest football clubs in the world and played with some of the best players in the world.
  • The deplorable mania of doubt exhausts me. I doubt about everything, even my doubts.
  • As a working woman at the height of my career, I know age has only enhanced my professional and personal abilities. It has brought a sense of calm to the drive for success.
  • Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
  • I'll be a little bummed out if I make it to my 70s and didn't have a kid. I have two dogs and I know how much I love them. I would like to love and raise a kid.
  • I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight.
  • Normally, most writers don't say, 'I'm going into a mild hypnotic trance.' Typically, they don't know how they do it. Most people, when they have a good experience writing, they're well placed in that state, which is also sometimes called a 'flow state.' If you don't have trouble, you don't have to think about it.
  • I always tell people, anger is like liquid. It's fluid, it's like water. You put it in a container and it takes the shape of that container. So many people you see in prison, unleashing war on their people, they are angry, and they take their anger and put it into a violent container.
  • I'm great at telling stories with the kids. I do all my different accents. We make our own stories up all the time, the four of us, me and Hannah and the kids.
  • For a person who is dying only eternity counts.
  • I loved playing a character that women fancied.
  • Get the habit of analysis - analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind.
  • I got my start in lefty journalism as a labor reporter at 'In These Times', and it's in my blood.
  • Artists are creating their own genre sound, and other artists are building upon that sound and already creating a huge subculture created around one particular sound created by one artist. So, with all that happening, the genres are going to break down, and there's going to be a multitude of sound coming out.
  • When you perform in front of an audience after only two days of rehearsal, you're flying by the seat of your pants - particularly when they're rewriting the show right up to the moment the camera goes on.
  • No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
  • Well, playing a guy who writes songs and busks on Grafton Street in Dublin and falls in love with Marketa Irglova wasn't very difficult for me. There was very little acting going on.
  • Most of us have two lives: the life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance.
  • Kolkata is a musical city. What I like about people here is the lack of diplomacy. Some of the best Indian classical musicians belong to this place. Kolkatans do not go by fashion, but by passion.
  • I feel bad for everyone I've gone out with.
  • At some point, you've got to realize, you're either a leading man or you're not.
  • I'm pretty earthy; I nursed forever because I liked it and my kids liked it, but at the same time I'm very laissez-faire about stuff like bedtimes and food.
  • Doing the right thing has power.
  • I know that every actor that I know, when Daniel Day-Lewis does a film, and he doesn't work that often, but we run to the theater to see what he's up to, and with such delicious excitement. The same goes for Meryl Streep.
  • High school is such an awkward, difficult time, and I think a lot of people can't wait to explore the world because it's such a bubble.
  • I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
  • Seriously, however, I learn a lot about my physical life in the aging and changing of my body.
  • Both TV and movies seem to be produced in a more similar way as time goes on. It used to be that movies were much bigger productions on every level and took much longer to shoot. I liked that. But with the advent of digital, everything can be done much quicker and cheaper, and that seems to be the goal of most movies and TV these days.
  • I think that you make the best choice with the information that you have before you at that given time.
  • Rock'n'roll has to be destroyed and rebuilt in my name if it's ever gonna accomplish anything.
  • Besides music and charity, fashion is one of my interests that has been growing over the past few years. I think it goes so hand in hand, music and fashion.
  • Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
  • The university is our culture's assertion that what is made by the mind has value and can convey values.
  • I sat down to take a break from writing a book and wrote a spec feature that would end up being the movie 'Lies & Alibis' with Steve Coogan.
  • When I was going on auditions, it was nerve-racking. I'd always say to my mom that it would be awesome if I could get a series. When Modern Family came along, I said, 'You know what, Mom? I believe I'm going to get this role.'
  • Trust is built with consistency.
  • The greatest thing to be achieved in advertising, in my opinion, is believability, and nothing is more believable than the product itself.
  • It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
  • Food might be more immediately important than history but if you don't understand what's been done to you - by your own people and the so-called 'they' - you can never get around it.
  • To begin with, I've always known that I was a little bit different. And, I have a lot of relatives who own farms. I grew up in the American South where political issues and issues of justice were at the forefront. What I do now is a combination of all these factors.
  • As awful as the crimes of Stalinism were, the vast majority of the Russian population was trying to survive, to love, to have a sense of purpose.
  • I played with the best conductors of the world.
  • When I was a kid, a pickleball hit me in the back of the head, and I had memory problems. I was in a boarding school and the nuns gave me poems to remember to try and get the memory going again.
  • The more I know about men the more I like dogs.
  • Twitter was designed to be this system that you just scan for information that's important or useful to you and then walk away, and if you wanna take a break you take a break.