Prime Quotes

  • John Wooden made a name as a coach but also a life as a mentor.
  • I prefer the smaller budget versus the bigger budget because the mentality that goes along with big budget filmmaking doesn't really suit me; the mind-set that money is the answer.
  • My husband and I are best of friends first and foremost. We fight like cats and dogs, but never stay mad for long. I was lucky to find him, he is in every way, my soulmate.
  • Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
  • I think any spiritual experience that's worthwhile is not about ego and it will humble you in some way. And also, a Zen monk once said to me, 'If you're not laughing, then you're not getting it.'
  • The heart and soul of a Navy SEAL is somebody who's committed to their country and committed to their teammates.
  • Stuxnet, Duqu and Flame are not normal, everyday malware, of course. All three of them were most likely developed by a Western intelligence agency as part of covert operations that weren't meant to be discovered. The fact that the malware evaded detection proves how well the attackers did their job.
  • I could see it wasn't going to be easy. I couldn't give a franchise to any old greasy spoon. And I knew the chicken had to be cooked the way I told them to cook it if it was going to be as popular as it could be.
  • I was on leave from local and regional politics, as long as I was a Minister.
  • I believe that it is an unchanging value of democracy that ends cannot justify the means in politics.
  • I sort of approach wrestling the way Johnny Depp approaches movies. I don't really care necessarily what I'm portraying.
  • I didn't finish college, which is really weird because they awarded me the Alumni of Distinction recently.
  • It's interesting to wake up at 3 in the morning by someone saying they're a reporter and they want to know how you feel. I felt fine, but I said, 'Well, why do you ask?'
  • My strongest audiences are in Germany and France - they stuck with me through my dark days in the '70s.
  • I have very few friends. I have a handful of close friends, and I have my family, and I haven't known life to be any happier.
  • Get the best people and train them well.
  • 1920 was an auspicious year for a young person to enter the world as an American citizen.
  • If I go to the department store, I get no excitement: I can buy the entire department store instead of one bag. So I lost excitement of shopping.
  • Over a 10-season stretch from 1967 to 1976, eight Super Bowl champions either were the Raiders or had to beat the Raiders in the playoffs. The Jets, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Baltimore Colts, Miami, the Steelers each of the first two times... we all had to deal with the Raiders.
  • Most of the things in 'The Things They Carried' didn't happen to me. Ninety-five percent of it's invented. It's not what occurred.
  • A political party is dying before our eyes-and I don't mean the Democrats. I'm talking about the mainstream media, which is being destroyed by the opposition.
  • As someone who has long loved history and reads a lot of history, especially when you get a distance like 130 years, these people can seem almost mythical, and you need something tangible to make them real.
  • I imagine like most of us that I'd like obscene amounts of money but the people I met and worked with who have those obscene amounts of money and have obscene amounts of fame have awful lives. Really. I mean hideously compromised lives.
  • I was willing to do anything that Chris Carter wrote.
  • His head was full of larceny, but his feet were honest.
  • Being polite and grateful will make people more inclined to help you. And if people are willing to help you, you may accidentally get something you want.
  • The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
  • I've been intrigued by this question of whether we could evolve or develop a sixth sense - a sense that would give us seamless access and easy access to meta-information or information that may exist somewhere that may be relevant to help us make the right decision about whatever it is that we're coming across.
  • I don't think punk ever really dies, because punk rock attitude can never die.
  • True, Putin's Russia does not dream of joining the E.U., but Russia's stability depends on preserving the European nature of its regime.
  • Tumbling has always been my favorite.
  • I didn't have many girlfriends in my youth. I was an active young man, jumping from one girl to the next, but never with anyone for more than three or four months.
  • I am a self-taught guitarist. I just try to piece together passages that have some melodic value!
  • Consider this for a moment: House Republicans would rather cut off a woman's access to birth control, cancer screenings, and other preventative care from Planned Parenthood than continue to fund and operate the federal government.
  • My parents would always say, 'It doesnt' matter if it's a guy picking up the garbage or the President of the United States, treat everybody as you would want to be treated.
  • If I could give one piece of advice, it would be 'If you're angry with a family member, talk to God about it, not the other members of your family.'
  • Members of Congress and their staffs should be the first to feel the negative consequences of poorly written legislation, not the last.
  • When once the itch of literature comes over a man, nothing can cure it but the scratching of a pen. But if you have not a pen, I suppose you must scratch any way you can.
  • The whole world is in my hand, and I will conquer and subjugate the world.
  • Men are going to go out on the road and they're going to find other women. So if you really want to save yourself a whole lot of heartache, do not fall in love with somebody in a band. Just don't.
  • What I'm doing is trying to get kids to pay attention, to look at the physical world more, and to question everything. I am trying to get kids out of the house and away from screens.
  • Now, I am about to be nailed as the man who disliked 'Howl's Moving Castle.' Lord, give me strength! Also, IT, please disconnect the e-mail thing.
  • If I could have anybody I haven't had, I'd want to interview somebody like Jay-Z or Puff Daddy, pick their minds a little bit.
  • I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously this vocation as an artist, you have to get beyond that decorative facade.
  • In 'Last to Die,' three children living in different cities are the only survivors when their families are slaughtered. Two years later, their foster families are murdered, and these three orphans are once again the only survivors.
  • A man will go to war, fight and die for his country. But he won't get a bikini wax.
  • Being happy in your skin that's what it's all about.
  • We need more filmmakers of color telling the story. I'd like to see more filmmakers take their products out independently, put together a good commercial film and distribute it online.