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  • Hard times always lead to something great.
  • I'm one of the biggest introverts you could ever meet.
  • I can't speak American dog very well. There was a lot of improvisation with Uggie - like when I put the dog on the table or sometimes I follow him, sometimes he follows me. I had a lot of treats in my pocket. We worked with Omar Von Muller, the dog trainer. It was very easy because it was a big movie.
  • We managed to prepare a cell-free system which was active when suitably supplemented, and this was a novel result since the process of oxidation was believed to require the integrity of the cells.
  • I can't persuade myself that one of the problems facing the planet today might be a shortage of books by me.
  • Airline glamour never promised anything as mundane as elbow room, much less a flat bed, a massage, or an arugula salad. It promised a better world. Service and dress reflected the more formal era, but no one expected air travel to be comfortable. It was amazing just to have hot food above the clouds.
  • 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.
  • The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
  • I've done a lot of that kind of work before, anyway, and I was in good hands.
  • I can feel the 60S looming. In my profession, I've just moved along with my age. By thinking in decades, rather than whether someone's 42 or 47, you can give yourself a whole 10 years to turn yourself around in.
  • I can compete with anybody. I'm a true competitor. I'm a winner.
  • There is no question that photography has played a major role in the environmental movement.
  • The value that some analysts put on revenue vs. what they put on profit is out of whack. If you can grow real cash earnings, that's 80% of what you ought to do, and the revenue component is 20%.
  • A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
  • Sometimes you have to stop thinking. Sometimes you shut down completely. I think that's true in any creative field.
  • Music is extremely intuitive, which acting too in a different way.
  • Producers are men who will keep their heads in the noisy presence of writers and directors and not be carried away by art in any of its subversive guises. Their task is to guard against the unusual. They are the trusted loyalists of cliche.
  • Body-shaming is something I feel really strongly about. I think about my niece, I think about my friends who have daughters being on the Internet and reading these things, and it just makes me furious. It makes me so angry.
  • 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'm really proud to have been in The Craft. I will always be that chick from The Craft, no matter what I do.
  • 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.
  • I am a passionate believer that comedy is a way of tackling some of the most dark and difficult aspects of being a human being.
  • Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
  • If you can't eat it, can't sleep under it, can't wear it or make something from it, it's not worth anything.
  • I've always been labeled... people think things are handed to me.
  • I don't mean to be presumptuous that men don't feel this, I don't mean this, but I found that when my child was born, my first child, it felt like my heart broke.
  • It's interesting because when you're in a show for a year, your life really isn't your own for that whole period.
  • My uncle gave me a trumpet, but I loved the Louis Armstrong sound and the Harry James sound and I played by ear and I played always soulful or very direct from the gut.
  • Romance focuses on emotions and on relationships, both of which are fundamentally important to women.
  • Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being.
  • If you want to recapture your youth, just cut off his allowance.
  • My mind has become somewhat like a book. What I mean by that is that when I look at the world, I see it as a story.
  • People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
  • We live with our archetypes, but can we live in them?
  • Football is multigenerational. It used to be about fathers taking their sons. Now we're taking our daughters, too.
  • I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.
  • I try to stay away from carbs, but it can get cold in Chicago, and some sort of fettuccine Bolognese is right up my alley. That's why I try to get to the gym as much as possible!
  • There is one rule for politicians all over the world: Don't say in Power what you say in opposition; if you do, you only have to carry out what the other fellows have found impossible.
  • 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.
  • The stage is a routine. It keeps you grounded, like a metronome. I find that soothing.
  • I've always been a Nike person.
  • I'm looking forward to coming to SleuthFest I've heard so many good things about it from my writer friends. I'm looking forward to seeing my buddies and talking to readers who want to know about the way I work.
  • In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
  • The hard part of writing at all is sitting your ass down in a chair and writing it. There's always something better to do, like I've got an interview, sharpening the pencils, trimming the roses. There's always something better to do. Going to a writer's club?
  • I don't think we're wasting people in space.
  • The right-wing just loves making a big entrance.
  • Thinking about the future will cause it to change.
  • The older one gets the more one comes to resemble oneself.