Pieces Quotes

  • Lying is done with words and also with silence.
  • Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
  • The U.N. is capable of endless process and mindless psychobabble, but as far as getting the job done on the ground, I just don't see them doing it.
  • If you're satirizing something, you're hitting at something that's real and true, and putting it on its head, and we did that with 'Tropic Thunder.'
  • Genetics is where we come from. It's deeply natural to want to know.
  • I guess my approach to adapting books is to treat them with a deep respect on one level and at another level part them to one side and go, 'I'm doing something completely different here.'
  • Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions. Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy, but the party of runaway spending and corruption.
  • Good talkers are only found in Paris.
  • Through this same man and me hath all this war been wrought, and the death of the most noblest knights of the world; for through our love that we have loved together is my most noble lord slain.
  • I think, for an artiste, it's important to be aware of world cinema.
  • I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum.
  • I always knew I wanted to start my own line. Nights and weekends, I would work on my business plan.
  • I grew up as a tomboy, so I'm used to being around guys.
  • I was no chief and never had been, but because I had been more deeply wronged than others, this honor was conferred upon me, and I resolved to prove worthy of the trust.
  • Our new pro-growth tax policy will be like a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy.
  • See and keep silent.
  • Modeling is not a passion of mine. I have been having fun with it, but it's just to pay the bills.
  • I'm of that subset of native New Yorkers who can't drive.
  • So the old Copenhagen interpretation needs to be generalized, needs to be replaced by something that can be used for the whole universe, and can be used also in cases where there is plenty of individuality and history.
  • In the university library, we know when a book has been used in a class or put on reserve... or while it was out, did somebody call it back in. It turns out to be a pretty good indicator of how relevant the work is at that time.
  • Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
  • Natural beauty really entices men. They will tell you this time and time again, and studies consistently prove it.
  • And one of the things I want to say, Wolf, is we're 100 days from hurricane season, and we've got to start focusing on what we're going to do to make ourselves ready for the next hurricane.
  • I do love nature, but I don't suppose I'd spent more time in zoos as a child than anyone else!
  • I am a spy in the house of me. I report back from the front lines of the battle that is me. I am somewhat nonplused by the event that is my life.
  • Each of us seems to have a main focus, a particular idea of practicality - a concept of 'what we want out of life' against which we judge our experiences.
  • We in the network world are used to having time constraints and saying only what you have already thought through 150 times, because you don't have that much expansive opportunity.
  • The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your body and get interested in someone else's.
  • It is very frightening to feel alone when you are standing against a rich and powerful person and all his attendant helpers.
  • Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that.
  • There is nothing in philosophy which could not be said in everyday language.
  • I think it is a good thing to have woman friends at every stage of life. We confide in each other, we support each other, we understand each other most of the time. Of course, sometimes we are competitive or angry or distant, too. But I do think it is important not to let the main friendships slip away in the sweep of the days.
  • I have three dogs at home. Even after losing a series or winning a series, they treat me the same way.
  • I was always a God guy.
  • Country music is completely punk-rock. It's the original punk-rock.
  • I don't have a disregard for my reader in humor pieces.
  • I love writing for women. The willingness to go from laughter to tears in a moment is the greatest palette you can paint with as a writer.
  • Fear and anxiety are great motivators for me.
  • I have vanity and greed enough for one person. But at the same time, I feel in my bones you lose a lot of life's value if you don't see yourself as a member of the family of man.
  • I know that Annie Lennox has saved my life quite a few times, and I never forget that.
  • It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.
  • It's very important that we don't make the same mistakes twice. That's a big part of improvement.
  • At Linkabit, we put little effort and energy into patenting things.
  • If the world does well, gold will be fine. If the world doesn't do well, gold will also do fine... but a lot of other things could collapse.
  • My sister called her pillow a pilgo. My brother called his pacifier his nimma. But I don't think I was much of a word generator myself.
  • There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
  • I only saw one English-speaking person all the way across Siberia.
  • All I wanted to do was to perform my music, so I never really thought about photo shoots or music video shoots or interviews. You can't anticipate those things - you just can't plan this as a job.