Pets Quotes

  • The longer I live, the more I am enabled to realize that I have but one life to live on Earth, and that this one life is but a brief life, for sowing, in comparison with eternity, for reaping.
  • I think Judas was a very devout religious Jewish person. He realizes that Jews had been persecuted and enslaved for thousands of years, and he wants to keep his people from going through that anymore.
  • Changing the DNA of a large, multilateral organization such as the United Nations to deal effectively with modern threats is not easy. Indeed, when the United Nations was created in the wake of World War II, threats came almost exclusively from one state carrying out acts of aggression against another.
  • I went to Carnegie Mellon.
  • It is not reason which makes faith hard, but life.
  • I still miss qualities of Khmer life that are hard to quantify: the slow, sensual pace, the hovering presence of the past, the vast skies filled with terrifying and beautiful butts. And, of course, the food.
  • I like someone who doesn't take life too seriously. I hate people who are a bit uptight.
  • Judicious absence is a weapon.
  • I'm not a water guy.
  • I stopped going to high school when I met Big Pun, which wasn't the smartest thing. So I never got my diploma. When I went to prison, it's mandatory to get your GED if you don't have a high school diploma.
  • My Dublin wasn't the Dublin of sing-songs, traditional music, sense of history and place and community.
  • I love talking to people, hearing people's stories; I love honest things.
  • I always say, 'If you're planning on seeing our movie, don't look at any more of the materials.'
  • As a product of education, I have always believed in the power of education as the most powerful, high-impact catalyst for transformation. Look at the impact that the Indian Institutes of Technology have had globally.
  • My first novel was called 'Betrayed by F. Scott Fitzgerald,' about the difficulties of graduating from college, the longing and mourning you feel when all your promise seems to float away.
  • Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
  • As I laid in the hospital bed I started thinking that I had a show to do. I was hoping the Doctor would put me together so I could do the show.
  • My mother and dad played the fiddle and the guitar.
  • I'm not especially interested in actors or their life, double, triple identities and all that.
  • Oh, yeah, I love DVD's. I don't have what you'd call an extensive collection, maybe a couple of hundred or so. But I have something on almost all the time.
  • I have been lucky to experience a lot of the spoils that can happen in a rock band. But being with the three guys in this band from such a young age, we aren't going to let any of the spoils change us.
  • When I came into office, people said, 'Billionaire? How do they live? What do they eat? How do they sleep?' Today, they see me on the subway coming uptown. A couple of people say hi, some people smile and nod. Some people just sleep. It's not an issue.
  • Men can't bear to see women cry.
  • I don't really like long flights any more - I find them too tiring. Flying always involves the same things these days - huge crowds at airports, waiting around, late take-offs, weather problems, and so on. I don't really enjoy travelling. I don't imagine anyone does except young children.
  • Seeing people ahead of time and getting acquainted with the space you're playing in is important to getting comfortable in that place.
  • I feel that, as a Puerto Rican and Latin American musician, a lot of the stuff that I write, even if I mean it or not, is gonna have some elements of that.
  • Neighborhoods change. In some ways, it's part of the beauty of New York City. It's in a constant state of flux.
  • I think I would struggle with any job if it was purely about effects. Even as a viewer, those aren't the kind of things that interest me. I think ultimately you have to be connected to characters and their relationships. Otherwise, it's not drama to me.
  • Remember, half the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class.
  • My father so appropriately put it that we are certainly the only animal that makes conscious choices that are bad for our survival as a species.
  • Because I had an accent, people had this impression that I was dumb.
  • Nathaniel Rich wrote 'Odds Against Tomorrow' well before Hurricane Sandy and its surge crashed onto the isle of Manhattan, well before the streets were flooded and the subways drowned, only the Goldman Sachs building sparkling above the darkened avenues.
  • I have always tried to sublimate the body and to make people dream.
  • I really want to see good health care brought to all the people of Alabama at a reasonable cost.
  • Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination.
  • I'm always nervous. A classy comedian is full of self-doubt disguised with an air of false confidence. If there isn't self-doubt, you seem aggressive.
  • No one will ever be as good as Phil Hartman. He was such an amazing genius, and may be the best sketch performer of all time.
  • I was born nine months premature.
  • Even if you didn't see the movie, you'd see two words you'd never seen put together before - comedy and Muslim. Comedy is friendly - it's the least offensive word in our language.
  • I have 23 top players and they are all ready to put on the jersey and work on the pitch and that makes you happy and then you have peace of mind.
  • People aren't really mean to me, but people say random things.
  • I guess because the shows were activist in their own way - the marriage of my public activism and my career activism, you know - people understand me very well. They also understand there's a very strong bipartisan part in all of this.
  • I should like to present myself to the young painters of the year 2000 with the wings of a butterfly.
  • I mean, there are many other directors who are probably both more skilled and excited to adapt novels or work within certain genre conventions. I'd like to do that kind of work someday, but for better or worse I'm too drawn by my own material.
  • I'm easy driving, But I'm not a person who loves living pleasantly above all else. I'm not that way at all. I might think I'm that, but I'm not really that.
  • I have become intrigued with the combining of seemingly unrelated ideas or images, or the drawing upon the many, sometimes dissimilar, meanings a word might have.
  • I'm not the type who'll yell about my achievements from the rooftops.
  • Wallow too much in sensitivity and you can't deal with life, or the truth.