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  • I hate parties. I really don't like public events. I hate dressing up. I am the worst celebrity ever!
  • It's interesting because when you're in a show for a year, your life really isn't your own for that whole period.
  • A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism - a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
  • The older one gets the more one comes to resemble oneself.
  • I didn't make 'Wild Bill' because I wanted to become a director; I just wanted to make 'Wild Bill.'
  • There's a couple of tracks on the new record which is sort of using similar sort of rhythms as the drum and bass tracks but playing it all live. It's a new approach to it.
  • When I was a kid, my parents encouraged me to take many different classes. Piano was one that I really fell in love with.
  • I am very outspoken, can be pretty stubborn at times and also very straightforward. I am pretty outgoing and love partying.
  • If you keep performing, and if you stay healthy, you keep playing.
  • Real choice is clear information and the right to walk away from a bad deal without leaving your wallet behind.
  • I have always said that I cannot allow the child within me to die. It's kept me alive.
  • The House has passed several bipartisan bills to ensure all Americans have the opportunity to secure a good job to provide for their families. All of these jobs bills deserve the support of our Senators and a strong show of leadership from the president.
  • It was okay for Wayne Gretzky's dad, for instance, to give him a hockey stick, or Joe Montana's dad to give him a football, or Larry Bird's dad to give him a basketball, but it wasn't okay for Gloria Connors to give her son a tennis racquet.
  • We know the seductive alchemy of art. To transform private anguish into a narrative of truth, if not beauty; to make sense where there was none; to bring order out of chaos - these are the promises art makes.
  • I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
  • From all indications, the Offutt runway replacement is not a matter of 'if.' It is a matter of 'when.'
  • There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see.
  • Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable.
  • I don't think we're wasting people in space.
  • So I think that is one of the reasons we can face some regional problems, which are very difficult, very dramatic and is necessary to have instruments to solve these problems. NATO is such instrument.
  • I've had to learn that not everybody does things my way. But I do expect the absolute best of everyone around me, and I'm disappointed when people don't expect that of themselves.
  • Sometimes I'm so sweet even I can't stand it.
  • I am a blank slate - therefore I can create anything I want.
  • Animation is a great way to work. No early morning call times, no make-up chair. In live action, you're always fighting the clock; the sun is always going down too soon.
  • Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
  • There were probably a few games I played where I should not have played, because of some nagging injuries or something. I used to always talk the managers into playing me, because I wanted to play so badly.
  • Those who say that life is worth living at any cost have already written an epitaph of infamy, for there is no cause and no person that they will not betray to stay alive.
  • Fruit often ends up rotting in the crisper drawer. Well, that's the wrong place to put it. Out of sight, out of mind. The kids all know where the junk-food shelf is. Make the fruit that easy to get to. Put a big huge bowl of fruit on the counter.
  • Football players win football games.
  • It sounds like a cliche but I also learnt that you're not going to fall for the right person until you really love yourself and feel good about how you are.
  • It's not about finding a home so much as finding yourself.
  • We did six records, then six movies. Now we need to do six of something else, so we get 666 - and then our master Satan can return!
  • I am a recovering alcoholic.
  • That free will was demonstrated in the placing of temptation before man with the command not to eat of the fruit of the tree which would give him a knowledge of good and evil, with the disturbing moral conflict to which that awareness would give rise.
  • If the coach is good, I don't think a psychologist is needed.
  • There are certain things that can be asked that get me excited. It's never a thing where I think I'm too good, I'm just the type of person who likes to be enlightened. I don't like to go through the motions.
  • Sports teaches you there is always a second innings in life. If you fail today, there's a second innings maybe two days later. Maybe there's another opportunity coming up three or six months later. If you look at mistake as learnings and commit never to make a same mistake again, then you actually get better with every mistake that you make.
  • In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
  • There is no question that photography has played a major role in the environmental movement.
  • To pursue your dreams, to have them come true, to have made a difference, to have changed society, to have fought against powerful forces... that's a life well-spent.
  • Each day we understand better what the Indians say, and they us, so that very often we are intelligible to each other.
  • I just start my day really early. Everything happens in the morning time. Writing. Just everything. I can't - I don't know how to work late.
  • If that voice that you created that is most alive in the poem isn't carried throughout the whole poem, then I destroy where it's not there, and I reconstruct it so that that voice is the dominant voice in the poem.
  • A lot of corporations now have venture arms that are investing in young entrepreneurs or building programs within so you can disrupt yourself internally instead of looking to those external factors.
  • Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.
  • There's nothing worse than putting two similar shows back-to-back. Viewers don't want to watch one show and then sit through another half-hour of almost the same thing.
  • Education can also be used as a soft power and as a soft force to transform societies. When I say transform societies it means we can tackle issues in political, social, cultural, economic areas. These are the most important things.
  • I've done a lot of that kind of work before, anyway, and I was in good hands.