Role Quotes

  • At the end of the day, stories connect us, not politics. And there's so many stories out there waiting to be told. It's just a matter of who's out there listening.
  • Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
  • In the mental calmness of a spiritual life, I have found that the answers to the whys in our lives are able to come to you. In my music I find the same thing.
  • Here lies one whose name was writ in water.
  • Television broadcasts have, in the main, been more suggestive, less specific, more distant in their images than the print press: often you knew that lump was a dead body only because a chattering reporter told you it was.
  • I have gay people in my family who weren't able to openly discuss homosexuality, and I feel like that's shifted, especially here on the coast.
  • I think, if you've got children, that's your life. Your 'showbiz' life, if you want to call it that, is a separate thing, and it isn't everything to me.
  • But what you could perhaps do with in these days is a word of most sincere sympathy. Your movement is carried internally by so strong a truth and necessity that victory in one form or another cannot elude you for long.
  • We managed to get underway, and I don't know to this day why we didn't get struck or take a torpedo, but we didn't. We got outside of the exit of the harbor and we started dropping depth charges.
  • Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
  • Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs a longer life than love does.
  • Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
  • I try to do something the audience might not have seen before. Like if I'm gonna kiss a girl I wanna kiss her like a girl has never been kissed. Like maybe I would kick her legs out from under her and catch her right before she hits the ground and then kiss her.
  • I didn't want to spend my life behind a desk.
  • I do Twitter, but I'm still not great on it - I'm not good at writing short little jokes, so my Twitter's not really a jokey thing.
  • If you try to break into my house, you will be severely lacerated and possibly electrocuted, and I'm fine with that. Because if you're breaking into my house, you're on your own.
  • Anybody who's read 'Pretty Deadly' knows that I tend to savor an immersive, 'You'll figure it out as you go!' style. 'Pretty Deadly' really does not hold your hand.
  • The dark side is when you are with family and friends, and you have paparazzi screaming at you - that's been hard to deal with.
  • We see things in this material world, wherein our bodies dwell, only because our mind through its attention lives in another world, only because it contemplates the beauties of the archetypal and intelligible world which Reason contains.
  • So when you make an impression in a certain kind of role, that tends to be the type of role that you get offered.
  • I pretty much knew that I was going to come in fourth, but then I said, 'I'm fourth at the Olympic Games. What are you talking about? Why is that disappointing?'
  • Lyft came out of a hackathon project where we were trying to figure out what does Zimride look like on mobile.
  • I began modeling in N.Y. and doing commercials. That led to regional theatre and then Broadway and then movies.
  • I have a weak spot for late '60s-early '70s yippie paperbacks and protest manifestos. I find them at flea markets or online. One of my favorites is 'Right On,' a compendium of student protests made into this 95-cent paperback with the most amazing graphics.
  • Government does not create jobs. It only helps create the conditions that make jobs more or less likely.
  • Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
  • I had a sense of debt to the medical profession and to surgery particularly. I would not be as ambient as I am without it.
  • I like to try the scene over and over, but given the confines of television, I don't have that option.
  • The dangerous American fascist is the man who wants to do in the United States in an American way what Hitler did in Germany in a Prussian way.
  • In the urban areas, we have focused on infrastructure roads, telecommunications, power.
  • I've spent my fortune, tarnished my public view and made myself the brunt of punch line after punch line.
  • I love 'Some Enchanted Evening', and 'If I Loved You'. And as I sing them more and more, I find new favorites.
  • I think you only learn what kind of personality you have by committing to things.
  • Even if severe wounds are given, the Indian has many chances in his favor, for his organization is somewhat different from that of white men, and he recovers easily from wounds that would kill any European outright.
  • For me, writing is a love-hate relationship.
  • I do not believe that people should steal music, but I think that fans need a better alternative, hence why I am such a fan of Apple, where you can simply buy a song for $0.99; it is very easy, it is a value-packed service... and this is a result of the shakeup... something has to happen in the music industry.
  • It is horrid to smirk.
  • We are the friends of reform; but that is not reform, which, in curing one evil, threatens to inflict a thousand others.
  • A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
  • God love Neil Patrick Harris - how great is that. People grew up with him; they go, 'Oh it's him, it's that little boy and he just happens to be gay. How great for him!' The more of those kind of examples that happen, the better it's going to be.
  • Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.
  • I photograph different people all the time. I like to shoot all kinds of people.
  • We had no electricity, no gas. Food was probably our greatest entertainment - the most fun thing that we could do was food.
  • The freedom to connect to the world anywhere at anytime brings with it the threat of unscrupulous predators and criminals who mask their activities with the anonymity the Internet provides to its users.
  • I've always thought of myself as a reporter.
  • Get government out of our way, and let freedom and the spirit of the American people shine through.
  • I don't care about being a star. I can do a supporting role; I don't have to be a lead.
  • But remember, I am no politician, and no seer into souls.