Rather Quotes

  • Insurance firms have always carefully studied real-world data to figure out what, precisely, constitutes a risky activity.
  • I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question.
  • I was able to support myself by acting alone about six years ago. Until then, I was just scraping by.
  • I got confused. I thought it was a K.Y. scare, so I bought 2000 jars of personal lubricant. I still have some.
  • For sure I would be a very emotional captain. A very hands-on captain.
  • Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.
  • I'd been in a vicious cycle and circle of people and couldn't see my way out. So I picked myself up one day about 15 years ago and moved where I didn't know anyone.
  • I think they could of recast the children, I heard of people wanting to do something like that. That would be a nice little show to do but you know that show was of the 80's, I don't think the audience mind set is in that direction any longer.
  • I've always been a writer.
  • I mean, technology is amoral. It has no morality.
  • I was kind of a misfit, actually. When you're young, you want to be like everybody else, and I was like nobody else. I couldn't sit still. I was impulsive. I still am. What is now called a 'talent' did not serve me well as a child. I didn't have friends. I was really an outcast.
  • There's a line in the picture where he snarls, 'Nobody tells me what to do.' That's exactly how I've felt all my life.
  • It's nice because success has allowed me to have a blast on stage, to be in the studio with amazing people, but I find it all a bit bizarre.
  • Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.
  • Choose your love, Love your choice.
  • For decades, parents were told by so-called parenting 'experts' that offspring would be best raised on the belief each is special and entitled to all life has to offer.
  • I met Richard Burton, an RAF cadet on a two-term course. I would have flirted more enthusiastically if it had not been for the horrid boils on the back of his neck.
  • Food is never static; culture is never static.
  • Exposure to the arts and culture is enormously valuable.
  • My general plan is good, though in the detail there may be faults.
  • I just initiated the project where I write music for somebody else to write the lyrics and also for the orchestra to perform. I've just initiated the project. That leads the project into creating an independent label outside of game music.
  • There's no such thing as a life that is not normal, or, there's no such thing as a life that is not abnormal. We all have amazing lives; we all have very dull lives.
  • The choice is between which mistake is easier to correct: underdoing it or overdoing it.
  • If you don't take the chance to live life, what can you say at the end of it?
  • That Shaw is the most egotistical thing! He hogged the camera and spent more time with the hairdresser and the makeup man than any actor on the lot!
  • Ideally, really ideally, you want to get to a place where you can have creative control over the material you do - choices, at least, anyway. And you want your choice of script and role. But do you really want your life to revolve around trying to maintain your privacy?
  • Bolshevism is the other end of Czarism.
  • Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can. I think father is hurt.
  • There are certain things about me that I will never tell to anyone because I am a very private person. But basically, what you see is who I am. I'm independent, I do like to be liked, I do look for the good side of life and people. I'm positive, I'm disciplined, I like my life in order, and I'm neat as a pin.
  • Resume? I wish I had a resume. And if I did, I wouldn't scrub anything from it. Who cares?
  • Fundamentalists from every religion have to be replaced, have to be disempowered.
  • Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.
  • I was Irish; I was a woman. Yet night after night, bent over the table, I wrote in forms explored and sealed by English men hundreds of years before. I saw no contradiction.
  • Spanx are amazing. Thank you to the inventor of that.
  • At one time if you were a black writer you had to be one of the best writers in the world to be published. You had to be great. Now you can be good. Mediocre. And that's good.
  • Evolution explains our biological evolution, but human beings are very unique creatures. As the Dobzhansky said, all animals are unique; humans are the uniquest. And that uniqueness of being human, language, art, culture, our dependency on culture for survival, comes from the combination of traditional biological evolution.
  • I don't know if I could write songs if it wasn't for the female race, to be honest with you.
  • Somebody has been cashing checks, and they've been bouncing back on us. And these people, the poor class of Negroes and the poor class of white people, they're getting tired of it.
  • I can't talk about foreign policy like anyone who's spent their life reading and learning foreign policy. But as a citizen in a democracy, it's very important that I participate in that.
  • I've always been a fan of movies well before I got involved in the industry. The magic that it brings and being able to, I guess, escape your troubles, escape whatever is going on in life and getting to live in this moment and in the story and live in the lives of these characters.
  • I was brought up with two sisters, so I do know about a three-way dynamic. It's a complex one, because it's easy for one to get left out and the others to gang up. In my family, we were all pretty up for it, but the dynamics would constantly change.
  • Methamphetamine is a hideous drug. Meth makes a person become paranoid, violent, and aggressive - making them a serious threat to society and law enforcement. And maybe more importantly, meth users are a threat to their own children and families.
  • Obesity among young Americans is a serious problem that can have serious ramifications in the long run.
  • I'm pretty hard on myself when it comes to my voice, and certain notes I'm afraid to hit because I'm afraid I'm going to sound bad.
  • PR is extremely important, and being able to use it in the right way means everything. You have to market your success.
  • I'll write anything; I don't want to judge its form.
  • I can drink on the job if I want to. I can go on stage with a beer and it's OK. I can say whatever I want. It's a great job to have.
  • I was admired by all these hippies, and it was wonderful playing at Monterey and Woodstock, performing for half a million people.