Quickly Quotes

  • I do not play football to win the Ballon d'Or. I play football to be happy, because I love it and want to play football.
  • Stay small and control it yourself.
  • Customers are using BetterWorks in a number of creative ways to reward and incentivize employees.
  • What tipped the scales was that psychology involved working with rats.
  • Facts are many, but the truth is one.
  • True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people. There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate.
  • I just like artist-driven projects, but for artists themselves: artist spaces, artist mentor programs, and artists buying buildings and making lofts. Doing whatever we can do. Because at the end of the day, I really think that we as a community only have each other.
  • Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
  • The stigma that was once attached to things society deemed unhealthy served the purpose of making them undesirable. With the stigma gone, many people see little reason not to do whatever feels good at the moment.
  • My dad's passion was to teach adults to read so they could read to their kids.
  • Maybe I spent more time dwelling on emotions than some people, and maybe that's why I ended up writing.
  • I remember as a kid watching one of the Olympic games, and I was cheering for a big track athlete. He was the favorite to win, and he lost. I realized in that moment the pain he felt was so much greater than the pain that those who never thought they were going to win would have felt had they lost.
  • The city has to do what any citizen or family does, when you have a dream. You tighten your belt. You sacrifice some luxuries. Above all, you don't waste a dime.
  • I mean... if you're raised as a decent human being, killing somebody is against every moral thing you've ever been taught. And so, generally, in combat it's 'krauts,' the 'gooks,' the 'yanks' - whatever you want to do to try and make it so that it's not a human being.
  • It takes a very strange person to enjoy fame, with all the by-products that come with it. It's not necessarily a thrill.
  • I really worked with icons in the music business, which really had a strong effect on me. It wasn't just pick-up gigs.
  • There are so many Muslim women that feel like they don't fit society's standard of beauty. I just wanted to tell them it's OK to be different; being different is beautiful, too.
  • I remember in 1990, there were five of us making $3 million a year. When guys passed us, we didn't cry. Why would we cry? You didn't get mad when someone got $6 million. Or $8 million.
  • As long as you try your best, that is all that matters. You don't have to be the fastest runner or top of the class.
  • My highest priority is the safety of all Oregonians and their communities.
  • The films I enjoy seeing are those that reveal lives I was unaware of... in different cultures or whatever.
  • Almost everybody is born a genius and buried an idiot.
  • My wife being a trainer helps, because when I'm at home, everything we keep at the house is pretty healthy.
  • There are so many musicians in New York, and there is this energy and fire in this city that inspires you and makes you want to learn and to get out there. People are constantly evolving and constantly creating here, and you get pushed along just by being in that energy.
  • Go right straight down the road, to do what is best, and to do it frankly and without evasion.
  • We released 'The Interview' through a variety of platforms, and we continue to look for other distribution options. Throughout this whole process, we never stopped - not for a single moment - trying to secure a broad release. Our studio takes great pride in continuing to grow the release of this movie and making it a success.
  • If the money's right, I'm happy to bust up the other side of his face... No problem.
  • I've nothing to say.
  • I don't know why so many artists talk about the mainstream's problems from the fringe. I think, unfortunately, it's almost like our education makes us too safe and terrified to step into the world.
  • 'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.
  • I've written a couple screenplays and half-finished plays.
  • I am trying to send directions out and keep control of state government for the final month.
  • There is no greater example of government overreach and unrestrained liberalism than 'Obamacare.' It is so deeply flawed and such a clear and present threat to our economic stability that there is no way to fix it.
  • The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness, and industry.
  • I want a kiss to be so believable it gives the reader shivers.
  • I have no problem if someone wants to hug me - if I know him!
  • I heard on public radio recently, there's a thing called Weed Dating. Singles get together in a garden and weed and then they take turns, they keep matching up with other people. Two people will weed down one row and switch over with two other people. It's in Vermont. I don't think I'd be very good at Weed Dating.
  • Train at the same pace day after day, week after week, year after year, and that's the kind of running the body adapts to. But break out of that comfort zone with a little speedwork now and then, and the body will learn to deal with the new demands.
  • We live in a globalising world. That means that all of us, consciously or not, depend on each other. Whatever we do or refrain from doing affects the lives of people who live in places we'll never visit.
  • There's something to be learned by listening and absorbing and watching before you start telling the people who have been there how to rearrange chairs.
  • I got my first job the old-fashioned way: I took an elevator to the top floor of many buildings and walked down floor by floor on the stairs going into every firm and asking the receptionist if she knew of any jobs available.
  • Dancing and moving and singing and making music has always made sense to me as a way of being. I didn't know whether it was a viable career path, but I tend to be idealistic.
  • Everyone must accept that we will age and age is not always flattering.
  • The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from beasts.
  • So I told Robert from the start that if we couldn't get Charles and Max to take part, but especially Charles, that I didn't want to make the film. So would he call his mother and talk to Charles and see if Charles would at all be interested.
  • We aren't going to agree on everything and there will be other areas where we will be working together.
  • We see North Koreans as automatons, goose-steeping at parades, doing mass gymnastics with fixed smiles on their faces - but beneath all that, real life goes on with the same complexity of human emotion as anywhere else.
  • I love Brian De Palma.