Process Quotes

  • The more I like me, the less I want to pretend to be other people.
  • Protect yourself like you would your cubs - as a grown woman, you're no one's cub anymore.
  • I don't know how one would define an affirmative-action hire. I ultimately do not know what role race played in my hiring.
  • If you had an alien race that looked like insects, then they would build robots to look like themselves, not to look like people.
  • The government is not your salvation. The government is not your road to prosperity. Hard work, education will take you far beyond what any government program can ever promise.
  • I just think it's fun to remind people that good television has exited and it can exist again and just to give them pleasure and enjoy it and make them laugh.
  • If you look a little punkish, then they're going to give you the parts. And if you play an iconic villain early on in your career, you tend to get asked to play one over and over and over again.
  • There is an audience out there for literate films - slower, more observant, more human films, and they deserve to be made.
  • Obstruction of Congress in our work is a crime.
  • In the commercial real estate business, brokers spearhead major accounts. But they wouldn't have customers without the people who oversee construction.
  • When I was a kid, I was always going to bed creating a story, and that was the birth of filmmaking for me. I would like going to the dream-state by telling the story to someone else in my mind. That was my imaginary friend; it was an imaginary audience listening to my story.
  • Elvis said, Miss Minnie, do you think it would be out of order if I go up and speak to General Stewart? I've always been such a fan of his. So Elvis went up to speak to the Stewarts.
  • We know that the next several generations need a better world to live in, which can only be a post-Obama World.
  • I rewrote it and I took all your notes. Read it again, that kind of persistence paid off.
  • I'm lucky that I have a supportive partner who loves me when I'm bigger as well as slim.
  • I have quite a robust relationship with regret. You simply don't know what the alternative would have been.
  • I take my mentoring responsibilities very seriously.
  • The genius of the Marx Brothers is for parody. They never are themselves. They exist too abundantly to be content with being that - they must go on, by the rapidest of transitions, to being something else. Groucho, in my opinion the bright star among the three, is never anything but the thing he is at the moment pretending to be.
  • Our artillery has really been sensational. For once we have enough of something and at the right time. Officers tell me they actually have more guns than they know what to do with.
  • The better the teacher, the better the future of America.
  • The closer you are to people, the more you realise what has happened to them.
  • As a director, I never feel that I have the answers.
  • From my experience, there are so many regulations for investing in the United States that they become an impediment, a barrier to investing.
  • People can die of mere imagination.
  • Superman when he goes after someone is essentially not trying to beat them, he is trying to save them from themselves... You're looking at a God who walks amongst men!
  • Content is a word unknown to life; it is also a word unknown to man.
  • Bruce possessed such a natural athleticism in everything he attempted to do. He seemed to excel in every sport he tried. Whatever he did, he was daring and cut an amazing form.
  • Gay actors have been playing straight since Euripides.
  • Retiring was hard. I'd spent 15 years doing something I loved, but when you get older everything seems to go. When I started spending too long with the physio and the doctor, I knew it was time to call it a day. But I had no preparation for being retired and I didn't know what to do.
  • I love to play basketball, but I haven't played in awhile. But if I could get back on the court and play, I definitely would.
  • It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated... it is finished when it surrenders.
  • The misery in war-torn Afghanistan is reminiscent of images from the Thirty Years' War.
  • I've been dancing for 10 years.
  • Nowadays shots are created in post-production, on computers. It's not really photography.
  • It's important for me to put out things that I think are good - I want to be a fan of my own stuff. I also want my live shows to be really awesome, and dance is such an important element for me and my performances.
  • The bad thing about young people starting a company is that sometimes they do it for the wrong reasons or because they have the wrong skill set, but the good thing is that they don't have any of the old paradigms baked into them, so they have a lot of the bright new ideas that are harder to come by as you get older.
  • Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one in which any reasonably responsible person willing to accept available employment can find a job paying a living wage within 48 hours.
  • I'm working harder than ever now, and I'm putting on my pants the same as I always have. I just get up every day and try to do a little better than the day before, and that is to run a great restaurant with great food, great wine, and great service. That's my philosophy.
  • The great thing about Ticketmaster is that it's seen as the comprehensive site for ticketing, artist information, venue information. We're a marketing platform, not just a technology platform, and we're going to build on it.
  • I am a big proponent of adopting dogs through shelters and rescue operations. Having dogs in the office might not be right for everyone, but it has certainly worked well for me. My advice to other offices, on the Hill and off, would be to try it out.
  • A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
  • When people find out you're an actress, they Google you.
  • The structure of a play is always the story of how the birds came home to roost.
  • I listened to classic rock and roll, and punk rock. 'Goon Squad' provides a pretty accurate playlist of my teenage years, though it leaves out 'The Who,' which was my absolute favorite band.
  • I don't think any gay dude is gangsta, period.
  • I'm a daughter of the middle class with a strong sense of social mobility and individualism, like the waves of immigrants, like my Spanish grandparents, who made Argentina.
  • I was born in 1935, and as far back as I can remember, I was sketching designs. My first subject was an aircraft, which I imagined myself piloting.
  • I would love to have a rapper on one of my songs, like Ludacris, or the 'it's so hot in here' guy, Nelly.