Reflect Quotes

  • I will always vote on the side of freedom and our right to keep and bear arms.
  • I had thought up the title, 'The Good Luck of Right Now,' several years ago. I had no idea what it meant or what the book would be about but I thought, 'Someday I'm going to write a book with that title.'
  • I don't think my looks are modern. I always imagined I'd end up doing Chekhov, Ibsen and Shakespeare all my life and never play a contemporary character.
  • A brave mind is always impregnable.
  • I think Bruno Mars is a great example of a great voice and classic songwriting with a twist that makes it contemporary. I think he's done a great job of it. I think Katy Perry has undeniable songs for what she does, for that pop market. And, if we're talking in the truly pop market, I would say those two.
  • I don't classify myself as the first space tourist because I wasn't as though I paid and had a holiday out of it - although I had a fab time.
  • Health insurance should be a given for every citizen.
  • I am not protesting against the conduct of the war, but against the political errors and insincerities for which the fighting men are being sacrificed.
  • Ideally I'd like to be working steadily as an actor: movies, a TV series, that sort of thing. I've been through a few different TV development cycles, and they didn't work out. When the time and project are right, it'll come together. Like I tell a lot of guys, it's not a race; there's no finish line.
  • Acting was a slow-burn thing. I found it was something I really, really liked doing, but it wasn't until my third year at drama school that I actually thought, 'Oh, right, I'm trained for this now; I'd better see if I can do it.'
  • There's only so far you can go before you say enough is enough.
  • The story follows the whole family. But pretty much all the characters who are in jail have written a book about it, so you've got their perspective of it, however skewed they want you to see it.
  • The British are coming. One if by land, two if by sea.
  • I know what the attitudes of the readers are: These are guys who love women and respect women.
  • One cannot possibly understand the teaching of the saints unless one has a pure mind and is trying to imitate their life.
  • Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow out of a shared confrontation with survival. Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle. Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community.
  • To me, music is music, and it's not limited by the medium; it just encompasses everything.
  • The beauty of having a producer is that you have someone who says, You're finished.
  • A good part of 'The Information' is about the transition from an oral to a literary culture. Books effected such a great transformation in the way we think about the world, our history, our logic, mathematics, you name it. I think we would be greatly diminished as a people and as a culture if the book became obsolete.
  • There are different kinds of people in the world.
  • I didn't make movies when I was a kid, but I loved them. That was considered a far-fetched dream.
  • For a long time I thought I should be a civil engineer. That seemed to be the only thing worth doing, and I chose the wrong subjects at A-level. I read all the sciences to start with, and then had to admit, 'This isn't what I want to do' and changed course.
  • All we can do is keep going up against then as long as Ray is alive because when he dies it will not be possible to establish the truth of his innocence in a court of law.
  • I'll offset neutral shades with bright colors. It helps me stand out without looking cartoonish.
  • Email is the lowest common denominator. It's the way you get communications from one person to another. There isn't really an alternative. Sometimes people will have Facebook messenger turned on, but 99 percent of the time, if you're sending a message to a human you don't know well, you're using email.
  • On Monday and Thursday, I eat fewer than 500 calories a day; then I eat like a pig for the other five days. You 'surprise' the body: keep it guessing. I got the idea from a BBC documentary about this Indian man who seemed about 138 years old and said his secret was severe calorie restriction.
  • Growing up, Paul Newman seemed like the ultimate manly actor. And then, I got to work with him and we became friends, so that was nice.
  • I don't snack all the time, but I do sometimes drink l more than I should.
  • Information technology is at the core of how you do your business and how your business model itself evolves.
  • Death is something to savour, and I hope to savour mine.
  • In the fight with Hunt, all I can say is it was a good night for me. I'm happy to get out of there without taking too much damage, and I'd take that every time.
  • I think it has sullied his presidency. As brilliant a politician as Bill Clinton is, as magnetic a personality as he can be, there is one little screw loose somewhere.
  • No matter what your political persuasion, you can find a guide that makes it quick, easy and painless to exercise your right to vote. Wanna know what a certain proposition put forth by a cadre of undisclosed billionaires which cuts funding for public education, arts and infrastructure means? Use the voting guide!
  • I think everything about my life is magical. I've struggled, and against most odds, I'm truly having the experience of living my dreams.
  • I saw women's boxing on television for the first time when I was 18, and that's when I wanted to do it. So, it didn't come from me watching my father. I didn't know the sport existed; therefore, I wasn't really interested in it until I saw it.
  • The best advice I can give women at all levels is increase training. There are still areas where we have to break through that glass ceiling.
  • I let the American people down.
  • If you can find something everyone agrees on, it's wrong.
  • I have always had a great interest in visually documenting the past.
  • I've always approached spring training as I have something to prove.
  • Our increasing ability to alter our biology and open up the processes of life is now fueling a new cultural war.
  • In science, one should use all available resources to solve difficult problems. One of our most powerful resources is the insight of our colleagues.
  • My stage name has always been 'Armin van Buuren.' When I really started DJ'ing professionally, I already had a few U.K. hits under my belt under the name 'Armin', so I couldn't really change that anymore.
  • Since I was doing all of it myself, I had to decide where I wanted to go with the songs, how to proceed with the chords, if the sound was alright, and all that detail on my own.
  • There's so many guys skiing so fast right now that you really have to be willing to take a lot of risks if you want to give yourself a chance to win. I'm prepared to do it; it's just a matter of if I can make it work.
  • The values, the programs, the formula, the determination, and the patriotism responsible for America's past success are still here to be tapped.
  • All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides.
  • People go to the front page of BuzzFeed partly because they've seen a bunch of things in their stream, and they're like, 'Oh, I like this site. Why don't I go to the source?' I think that happens. But also people are going to look for something to share.