Religious Quotes

  • Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he'd be a plumber or a bookkeeper or a salesman.
  • If I were to tell you that your life is already perfect, whole, and complete just as it is, you would think I was crazy. Nobody believes his or her life is perfect. And yet there is something within each of us that basically knows we are boundless, limitless.
  • My favorite season was when I wrote every morning for three or four hours, then I would go and teach my classes at school, come home to my family and hang out with them, have dinner, and then, after everyone was tucked in, I would prepare for my classes the next day.
  • The flame that is naturally clear always gives the most light and heat. If I could blend my talent for poetry and music into one, the light would burn still clearer, and I might go far.
  • I'm a neurotic fiction writer who'd like to be a cowboy.
  • If somebody asks for my opinion, I tell them my opinion, whether it's what they want to hear or not.
  • I am intrigued by different religions and respect them all, but to be honest, I feel the most spiritual when I am doing yoga or looking at an ocean. Being spiritual is feeling a connection with a higher power and knowing that life is about more than just achieving goals. It is about feeling good in the moment.
  • Me as an artist, I've ventured off into doing all types of music. I'll do a jazz album, you know what I mean.
  • I must have been an unsatisfactory child for grownups to deal with. I remember how incomprehensible they appeared to me at first, but not, of course, how I appeared to them.
  • I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people.
  • Every film is a puzzle really, from an editorial point of view.
  • I find writing very difficult. It's hard and it hurts sometimes, and it's scary because of the fear of failure and the very unpleasant feeling that you may have reached the limit of your abilities.
  • I like every single actor or actress in the world, because we never know what the conditions are like when they are working. I give everyone the benefit of the doubt and root for them like a psychotic sports fan.
  • America is best when we come together with clear leadership, expertise, and the political will to take on difficult challenges and get things done. No one should ever doubt the strength and resilience of our country and our democracy.
  • Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem.
  • For generations, people have come to U.S. shores to seek opportunity. It's what my grandfather did a century ago, when he came to Seattle, and worked as a houseboy just one mile from the Washington State governor's mansion that I was privileged to inhabit for eight years.
  • Let them hate so long as they fear.
  • I've done truth to power all my life. It's got me into trouble, but who cares?
  • I really want to adopt a child... I want to be called 'Mom.' It really is the most beautiful word in the English language.
  • There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.
  • I believe that these devices like repetition and rhyme are not artificial, that they're not imposed, somehow, on the language.
  • Rules designed to ensure competition ensure that innovators with new ideas can challenge incumbents on a level playing field.
  • The wiser you get, the more experience you have, and the more you see people for who they are as human beings, as opposed to figures you have to fight against.
  • For 'Breaking Bad,' our offices were in the ugliest building in Burbank, California. Which, if you know Burbank, is really saying something.
  • Know that you are worth so much more than the value you place on your body. It's not the only thing that defines you.
  • As the Occupy Movement demonstrated, it's tough to change anything when you're talking about everything.
  • Charity is a supreme virtue, and the great channel through which the mercy of God is passed onto mankind.
  • Don't just eat McDonald's, get something a bit better. Eat a salad. That's what fashion is. It's something that is a bit better.
  • I had hoped you would protest, but please don't argue.
  • A little girl thought I was mean like my character on 'Zoey,' and I convinced her that 'Logan' is just a fake character and I am really a nice guy.
  • Johnny Depp was the most polite young actor I've ever worked with.
  • The Beatles just changed everything right across the board. They just had that right combination of clean-cut good looks - a cute band - but under that they had a real rock n' roll thing going on.
  • But I'm not objective when I'm acting.
  • I always try to be cautiously optimistic.
  • I'd love to break America, like all artists do. It's a lot of work but, you know, it's got to be done!
  • I tell a student that the most important class you can take is technique. A great chef is first a great technician. 'If you are a jeweler, or a surgeon or a cook, you have to know the trade in your hand. You have to learn the process. You learn it through endless repetition until it belongs to you.
  • I don't want to dedicate my life to getting publicity.
  • Nicolas Cage is a great actor and he's done some good action movies too.
  • I haven't inherited the earth from my parents, I am borrowing it from my children.
  • For me, hipsterism is for one to appropriate the codes of a social class or another milieu that wasn't theirs originally, in order to define their personality through something different and unique. Which is why a lot of hipsters live downtown, and they're dressed as farmers. Then you have the Oscar Wilde hipster: the dandy.
  • We know that peace is only possible when it is the fruit of justice. True peace is a profound transformation by means of the force of nonviolence that is the power of love.
  • I wasn't a good-looking child. I got screwed out of the genetic deal. My sister looks like a model. I think that's why I'm a comic. I'm deeply insecure, since I was always feeling ugly. I wasn't a healthy child. I had poor self-esteem. That's why I need people's approval.
  • The dynamic with social is you tend not to have products with 30% market share. It's all or nothing. Email works because we have open standards that let you communicate across any email client.
  • A reader should know what he might reasonably expect under a particular label.
  • In a forbearance, the homeowner pays interest and principal on a smaller mortgage, at least for a time, but still owes the full amount. The lower monthly payment helps with affordability, giving stressed homeowners a break.
  • I always look at 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail.' They talked about how they wrote this movie with horses, and then they realized that horses are super-expensive and time-consuming. 'Why don't we just change it to coconuts?' That's part of my process.
  • For myself, if I'm trying to obtain a certain longevity in my career, to establish myself as a certain kind of star, I don't want that black exploitation image.
  • It was fantastic to work in Cornwall partly because my family live there so I was able to do lots of visiting and eat lots of cake. They live all over Cornwall and all over Devon.