Put Quotes

  • How could I have been a wife, a mother and a singer? Who takes care of the piccolini when you go around the world? Your children would not call you 'Mama,' but 'Renata.'
  • When I got a call to do the voice of Johnny in an episode of 'American Dad' titled 'I Can't Stan You,' it was a great opportunity to be a part of a really funny cutting-edge show on television. I really got into the character, and I was able to do some improvisation, which allowed me to mix in part of my personality into the script.
  • You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle.
  • Mr. Faulkner, of course, is interested in making your mind rather than your flesh creep.
  • You put a lot of pressure on your defenders to be able to hold the fort when you go forward.
  • I've learned after so many years in this business that nothing is set in stone until you're on set. I've been told I was the choice for years and never got hired. So I never go there in my mind.
  • I don't know why there is a discrimination between women and men entrepreneurs. Those who are doing their job should just be seen as professionals and not women or men.
  • That's what I'm interested in: the space in between, the moment of imagining what is possible and yet not knowing what that is.
  • I just don't like to talk about the past.
  • You can't put abandonment and alienation under arrest.
  • The best advice is often the compliments received, and they are often about an associate who did something exceptional. I tell my teams that it's the random acts of kindness, the unexpected, that people remember most.
  • Creating a role is an interesting thing - each show or each situation is different.
  • Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.
  • You put a tuxedo on me, it's like putting a saddle on a hog.
  • I wrote ghost stories because I'd always enjoyed reading them, and they seemed to be fizzling out... I don't take them terribly seriously. It's like a cake, with ingredients.
  • As far as me knowing if Frank was a genius - in those days, I thought Einstein was the only genius around.
  • We can change the world if we change ourselves. We just need to get hold of the old patterns of thinking and dealing with things and start listening to our inner voices and trusting our own superpowers.
  • There's discussion in athletics about how sport - where they say 'SportsCenter' has ruined the fundamentals of basketball because it's - it only applauds dunks and three point shots and blocks, and I think, you know, the cable news has done the same thing for politics.
  • 'And for my part, Gentlemen,' said I, 'that I may put in for a share, and guess with the rest; not to amuse myself with those curious Notions wherewith you tickle and spur on slow-paced Time; I believe, that the Moon is a World like ours, to which this of ours serves likewise for a Moon.'
  • You can't put the Hollywood sign in a movie without paying them. That is a landmark in L.A. I'm sorry, remove it from our skyline, then. You know? How dare they. That should be public domain, right? But it's privately owned, and they enforce that. They sue people. If you see it in the movie, they've paid for that.
  • Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
  • You can't put a price on what Mark McGwire brings to the Cardinals organization. The responsibility he accepts is as great as any number of home runs.
  • I felt invincible. My strength was that of a giant. God was certainly standing by me. I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet.
  • Treasures are no longer to be got by instrumental art.
  • In war, people find themselves in extraordinary circumstances, and in those circumstances, they act in extraordinary ways. In war, you see people at their very best and their very worst, acting in ways you could never imagine. War is human drama at its most epic and most intense.
  • When I was a postdoc, I jotted every fresh thought on a three-by-five card and kept them in a card catalogue.
  • I have to do so many scenes cooking that I wanted to learn how to chop like I know what I'm doing and do certain things around the kitchen that look right.
  • When you put your hand on the Bible, you are saying something much stronger than just telling your peers that you're going to tell the truth.
  • You put a movie star or a bunch of movie stars in a movie, it doesn't mean people are gonna go see it. It's been proven time and time again.
  • After one Olympics, if we invest in sports and say we will get a gold medal in the next Olympic, it doesn't work like that in sports. How it works is that you provide the infrastructure, provide education about nutrition and health.
  • In L.A., I get a meal delivery service called Diet Designs. I like a nice butter lettuce salad with some avocado, fresh grapefruit, shredded chicken breast and raw almond slices with a sesame vinaigrette dressing. I also love juicing and am kind of obsessed with it.
  • I've had some really wonderful opportunities in my career, 'Band of Brothers' being one of them. That's material that can really make a difference, but I don't think of that going into it - at least not consciously.
  • The power of the living God is here on the earth. The Priesthood is here.
  • When people put labels on us, it doesn't always enclose everything that we are. So even though I'm proud to be Somali, I'm proud to be American, at the end of the day, I'm still Halima, and I take things from both sides and combine them, and I make my own little category. I'm me!
  • We are pushing hard to find quality advertising clients.
  • As an actress and comedienne, I'm a huge fan of he theatre and the Tricycle in Kilburn is my favourite in London. I dragged my kids to a performance of 'Twelfth Night' there, where they handed out pizza. Who knew that all it takes to get children interested in Shakespeare is a snack?
  • Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
  • I was utterly without worldly ambition because I knew that all that was needed for a rich, full life was a few shillings a week with which to buy SF magazines and beer.
  • You put a real tough tight end with good hands in the hash area, and there won't be anyone who can cover him. Then you really control the passing game.
  • Catfish is not playing guitar no more, he's doing like a home-front thing. He had been in the business around ten years before I got in it, so I guess he's had enough of it.
  • I didn't know what was going through my mind.
  • There is even a happiness - that makes the heart afraid.
  • Reporters have to use their imagination, really put themselves in the shoes of the person they want to interview.
  • Thus, the use of fiat money is more justifiable in financing a depression than in financing a war.
  • I have an ambivalent feeling about the Israeli army. Growing up in Tel Aviv, being involved in the arts, the last thing artists want to do is fight.
  • All my life there's always been an ex-wife or a girlfriend.
  • To write, you need to find what you love.
  • When you're put in a position to really affect young people who are going to run the world one day, if you're able to be in their life at a young age and make a positive impact, I think that's a beautiful thing.