Putting Quotes

  • There is no consensus, there is no homogeneity, there is no truth.
  • Older audiences are hard to win over. They're very specific in their tastes and critical of new music.
  • If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
  • I wasn't a good rule-breaker when I was younger.
  • The best companies in the world have all had predecessors. 'YouTube' was a dating site. You always have to evolve into something else.
  • I wake up every day with a smile on my face.
  • Every time I watched my acting on 'Dynasty,' I cringed. Creatively, I felt stifled.
  • Making pizza is a great job. All that kneading the dough - everything to do with cooking is wonderful, sensual.
  • I didn't go to university, and I always had in my mind that I hadn't studied properly.
  • Anybody who plays golf will tell you that you play against yourself.
  • Music is what I do naturally.
  • The old Fleetwood Mac was much better; they did some beautiful and, to my mind, very authentic blues. Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe, but after I left, it was over.
  • Olympics is everyone's dream.
  • I don't feel restricted by the language: I feel more free.
  • It's strange how the simple things in life go on while we become more difficult.
  • My mother has never been involved in my professional life. I am very close to my mother but we keep it on a mother-daughter basis and not a work-related basis.
  • New York City has fantastic restaurants and, unlike London, a lot of the best restaurants are relatively cheap.
  • People that I know, the vast majority, who are successful work really, really hard. Sure, there's some people that either get lucky or inherited it or don't have to work hard for some reason, but the vast majority who are successful work really, really hard.
  • I was honoured when they asked me to appear at the president's birthday rally in Madison Square Garden. There was like a hush over the whole place when I came on to sing 'Happy Birthday,' like if I had been wearing a slip, I would have thought it was showing or something. I thought, 'Oh, my gosh, what if no sound comes out!'
  • It's better to have a rich soul than to be rich.
  • If kept dry, a chocolate with a high cacao content, I've discovered, rarely spoils.
  • I think an art collection is a lot like a diary. Your taste evolves with time. I try to never sell anything, because it's part of my journey.
  • If the pressure is getting to you, whistle. In a barely audible way. It's the best way I know of to let go of tension. Music gets your mind off the situation, and the act of whistling melts the tension out of your body.
  • People say 'Why would you learn Dutch? Nobody speaks it. Why not French?' Even the Dutch say that to me! I say because I want to live here, I think it's only common courtesy that I speak the language.
  • I don't want the All-Star Game to be a one-time thing.
  • Because of my tremendous respect for Bob Barker and for the show's high standards of professionalism I consider this a tremendous honor that few announcers have ever been treated to. Both Rod's and Johnny's shoes are huge; I can't think about filling them.
  • Each of us is incomplete compared to someone else - an animal's incomplete compared to a person... and a person compared to God, who is complete only to be imaginary.
  • Depression is something that doesn't just go away. It's just... there and you deal with it. It's like... malaria or something. Maybe it won't be cured, but you've got to take the medication you're prescribed, and you stay out of situations that are going to trigger it.
  • Generally, if you preface an interview request with, 'I'm an author writing a book,' for some reason, that seems to open a lot of doors.
  • Not at all do I trust augurs, who enrich the ears of others, so that they can enrich their own homes with gold.
  • We started Kotter International to improve leaders' ability to deal with big, important transformations in organizations - and in their lives.
  • As an author of narrative history, I read a lot of history books.
  • There's kind of a Zen aspect to bowling. The pins are either staying up or down before you even throw your arm back. It's kind of a mind-set. You want to be in this perfect mind-set before you released the ball.
  • A young actor once asked me, What do you do between jobs? I said, Hobbies, hobbies, and more hobbies.
  • AIDS was allowed to happen. It is a plague that need not have happened. It is a plague that could have been contained from the very beginning.
  • I would say, as loving as I am... I am definitely an extremely temperamental man who has a very large temper.
  • It's a little counterintuitive to people, that doing what people don't expect ends up being what people do expect. But that is true of Mac.
  • I've been so blessed and so lucky to be a part of great shows like 'Chuck' and projects 'Daybreak.'
  • I'm a terrible singer. I feel lucky to play baseball. You can't be gifted in everything.
  • Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
  • This is the time that I really miss being in my courtroom because I believe that that's the last place in this country where there's supposed to be fairness.
  • Acting and singing are integrally locked together.
  • If you look at all those terrorist groups - I'm talking, going back, Hezbollah, Hamas, al-Nusra, al-Qaeda, ISIS - they're all proxy armies in an Islamic civil war.
  • I do think it's a real problem when we have 'Black Lives Matter' making statements that are really radical, that are absolutely false.
  • Don't get me wrong - our fanbase is super passionate, and I love them, but there's a difference between stalking me at the airport and just happening to see me.
  • I'm a total goof. When I'm being really comfortable with my friends, I can be very goofy.
  • I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little.
  • Almost everyone shuts down when science becomes too technical; you've got to infuse it with entertainment and storytelling to make it effective. From high school on, science is taught in a very dry manner, which isn't as potent.