Plays Quotes

  • Every character thinks differently, and every character has a different energy and way that they tick. But to find a character like Kai, who is so far that he doesn't even feel things, he is so different from me. That is the most exciting part.
  • I did four or five years in telly, and by the end of it was drained. I was a bit sick of myself. I didn't feel like an actor anymore. That sounds silly, but when you're doing a play you're using different muscles, and it blew all the cobwebs away.
  • For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.
  • I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees. I will, I can, I must.
  • A lot of people have put their lives online and are using MySpace to manage their social lives.
  • As an Anglo-Indian kid in Bolton, I was basically in a minority of one. That was a source of misery, but at the same time, one of the effects of receiving the message that you don't belong to the club is that you watch the club with detachment. The fact that no one quite knew who I was was a major contributory factor in starting to write.
  • Skating was something I really wanted to do; my parents knew nothing about it. They said they'd support me as long as I was trying my hardest and enjoying it.
  • The greatest feeling of accomplishment for me is the fact that I was an athlete who was somewhat disabled.
  • My daughter is a redneck woman, she's a redneck girl.
  • I'm an outdoorsy guy, but I also enjoy the average teenager stuff - video games, movies, hanging with friends. I'm just a normal guy!
  • If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
  • As an athlete, my first Olympic experience was Sydney 2000. I remember seeing people getting medals, and I thought, 'Wow, that's where I want to be.'
  • Liturgy and worship were never meant to be confined to the cathedrals and sanctuaries. Liturgy at its best can be performed like a circus or theater - making the Gospel visible as a witness to the world around us.
  • 'The Look of Silence' was an unforgettable, chilling documentary.
  • I'm inspired by the example of Prime Minister Abe, who overcame many challenges after his first term as prime minister to successfully return to the highest office in Japan six years later, and is now hopefully leading Japan in an extremely promising direction.
  • To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.
  • People get that dads have a place in the lives of their sons. But you have to be just as present with daughters, maybe even more so. You have to get in there and be part of the game.
  • I try to be the best man I can for the day.
  • I think there are more Australians making it in Hollywood... we have a fantastic reputation for having a great work ethic.
  • Nature is the one song of praise that never stops singing.
  • When I was on Broadway, people would really just recognize me around the theater. When you're showing up on commercials and posters, the scope of people recognizing you gets a little wider.
  • If I want the day off, the boss never says 'No.' I paint away listening to an iTunes jazz station called KCSM Jazz Radio. It's perfect. Good music and no news traffic or celebrities.
  • Any survival guide will tell you, don't buy a pair of combat boots before any disaster. They'll tear your feet up. Or water - don't bring water with you because it'll tire you out and you'll lose too much fluid. Bring a water pump.
  • All the nations they had to deal with, had the same fate.
  • To assert that it is possible to establish peace between men of different nations is simply to assert that man, whatever his ethnical background, his race, religious beliefs, or philosophy, is capable of reason.
  • I told my staff that I'm so boring that I didn't even know I was boring.
  • In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.
  • I feel we are all islands - in a common sea.
  • I was born in India - but never really lived there.
  • I can't imagine having long hair anymore; it's weird.
  • I love to play characters who are stuffy and nerdy who either then have a dark side or are pushed to a breaking point.
  • I'll sleep in my clothes sometimes. I sleep in my clothes all the time, actually - in my coat. I just hate getting changed for bed; I like the idea of falling asleep in a natural way.
  • Trends in fashion, design and pop culture are taking on more global influence, and of course, one thing that's always in style is color.
  • The thing is that my father's story helps to communicate what was at stake with my mother, and my mother and father had so much a partnership that his story is integral to her story, as her story is to his - really, her story can't be told without his story.
  • Like sheep that get lost nibbling away at the grass because they never look up, we often focus so much on ourselves and our problems that we get lost.
  • The secret of doing well on TV is to understand that it's not too important. A lot of people watching doesn't change anything.
  • My mom, who's been in the restaurant business for 40 years, is the number-one influence in my life. But I look up to a lot of people in the industry. Tops on my list is Mario Batali. My mom and Mario taught me the same lesson: Food is love.
  • Essentially, I spent most of my childhood with my mother and my older sister, and I suppose I had rather a romantic vision of how things might be if there were men around; I saw myself in a country house with six children and a garden. That has never been achieved - and I still regret it.
  • Only useless things are indispensable.
  • When Fargo came out, I hired a publicist for the first time in my life. I thought, if ever I was going to make it, that was then.
  • If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist.
  • Well, one of the first things is to restore the rule of law, to place the government back under the cage of law. Another thing is to stop falling for the myth of democracy.
  • I don't mind saying what's on my mind.
  • It doesn't matter what color you are. Poverty is poverty. Inmates come from all walks of life. We have to make sure we look out for these people and give them a chance.
  • I have learned not to overlook the advantages of being me. From when I was a softball player, and I held the stolen bases record. I would slide into second with my prostheses, and the girl on the base could either step aside or meet two wooden sticks.
  • I find humans tremendously interesting.
  • Legal reform in Russia is a must. And I keep track of it daily.
  • My function is, as objectively and accurately as I can, to present reality to people out there, and doing that as quickly as we do is quite difficult enough, thank you.