Politics Quotes

  • My first obsession was actually sports. I was a very good handball goalkeeper. With special permission, I played in the premier league in Germany before I was even old enough.
  • I was dead inside.
  • Every vote counts and every vote must be counted.
  • I'd really like to get on a Greyhound bus and go backpacking across America.
  • I am a huge fashion fan. It's a really cool way to express yourself.
  • There is something so rewarding about dancing. It's almost spiritual - you let loose, you feel free, you get endorphins from the exercise.
  • If someone feels that they're abandoned, there are always complicated feelings. There are always reasons for why people do the things that they do.
  • I don't think the Taliban will ever come back to take Afghanistan, no.
  • The second, and I think this is the much more overt and I think it is the main cause, I have been increasingly demonstrating or trying to demonstrate that every possible stance a critic, a scholar, a teacher can take towards a poem is itself inevitably and necessarily poetic.
  • The stories from World War I are worse than anything I have ever read.
  • I love making movies, but a movie becomes your entire life for, like, two to two and a half years. There's no way around it; if you're really going to be serious about a movie, it has to be your life.
  • I am obsessed with Chinese restaurants. Like many Americans, I first discovered them in my childhood.
  • If the Southeast represents the new battlefield in the war on meth, then Tennessee clearly is at ground zero.
  • Companies that banked their future on broadband - most of them are not very successful.
  • Once you're halfway home, you know that you can probably get the rest of the way there.
  • I'm pretty hard on myself when it comes to my voice, and certain notes I'm afraid to hit because I'm afraid I'm going to sound bad.
  • Nowadays there are too many players who can't get a contract elsewhere, who come to England and just take the money.
  • On Earth, God has placed no more than two powers, and as there is in Heaven but one God, so is there here one Pope and one Emperor. Divine providence has specially appointed the Roman Empire to prevent the continuance of schism in the Church.
  • I love working in the theater.
  • Now, there is no way to say how long some projects take, that's our principle.
  • I am black, and there's no getting around that, but being black doesn't define every aspect of my life.
  • If I took myself too seriously, I would be a mess every day because the world keeps my ego in check.
  • We live in a culture where everyone's opinion, view, and assessment of situations and people spill across social media, a lot of it anonymously, much of it shaped by mindless meanness and ignorance.
  • My father's relationship with Pac was something I was proud of.
  • I didn't go looking to marry an American, it just kinda happened like that.
  • Now, the term 'friend' is a little loose. People mock the 'friending' on social media, and say, 'Gosh, no one could have 300 friends!' Well, there are all kinds of friends. Those kinds of 'friends,' and work friends, and childhood friends, and dear friends, and neighborhood friends, and we-walk-our-dogs-at-the-same-time friends, etc.
  • There is an old maxim which states that good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from poor judgment. I think something similar can be said of government policy, to wit: Good policy comes from experience, and experience comes from poor policy.
  • I tend not to dwell on the parallels between chess and business, chess and the martial arts, or any two things for that matter, because the truth is that all pursuits are connected if we gain an eye for the thematic links.
  • I am president now, and tired of being kicked around.
  • The country experience was more of a departure. When you consider my education and my upbringing, you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth of my popular music aspirations.
  • I'm for conservation, but it's mostly a con. That's the trouble. It's sentimental. Buy an elephant a drink, a lion an acre.
  • It's pretty scary to know how quickly time flies.
  • These songs are old friends I have entertained myself with when I'm washing the dishes, driving to the store and walking down the aisles. The ones that you sing when you're driving in the car and as a singer you always go back to them.
  • I felt that everyone had the same sentiments when it came to love that I did. I felt like if you really cared for somebody, then that was it. It never occurred to me that people could lie about the way they felt about you. I had to learn that the hard way.
  • I hate to lose. Sometimes, I let my emotions get out of control.
  • Nothing beats Delhi when it comes to food. It has some fantastic restaurants and street-food joints.
  • I have been taking every step toward the future every day through making many paintings and sculptures with my deep emotion hidden in my life.
  • I do like reality TV like 'The Voice.' I enjoyed working there every single day. It was amazing.
  • Sometimes, I pinch myself. Through everything, its about hard work... believing in yourself and in the American dream. Believe that you can make something out of yourself.
  • The only way you can get good, unless you're a genius, is to copy. That's the best thing. Just steal.
  • I mean, you know, actors lives - you're forgotten. Look at Barrymore, and look at all the great actors. They're forgotten after awhile.
  • Art challenges technology, but technology inspires the art.
  • The government will see that human spaceflight is useful - for science and the economy - and inspirational.
  • Most of the time, I'm in the country, and the jewelry I wear I can wear in the country.
  • Nowadays, a critic has to watch 700, 800 films a year, and I know through experience, being a juror in prestigious film festivals where supposedly the best films are arriving, from twenty films maybe you see two that are good, one that is so-so, and one that is extraordinary. And the other sixteen are terrible.
  • Local economies are suffering as people spend more on fuel and less on consumer goods and travel.
  • I think a lot of programs, policies have been put in place since 9/11, have prevented a 9/11-style attack. On the other hand, I think the threat has become greater, not lesser.
  • We provide a breadth of live and catch-up content - what we define as this season's content, none of which is available in the Netflix rerun world.