Ruling Quotes

  • I don't often meet people who want to suffer cardiovascular disease or whatever, and we get those things as a result of the lifelong accumulation of various types of molecular and cellular damage.
  • The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
  • I watch a lot of hockey. There are some good hockey players and there are some awfully stupid hockey players.
  • It was good fortune to be a child during the Depression years and a youth during the war years.
  • If you have a success in your life, why can't we hold on to that? Why can't that be good enough for a lifetime; why do we always have to be ramping up?
  • One of the great things about my job is I get to do all of these things that I may not experience had I not been an actor.
  • The fact that I've achieved this so soon is just a bonus, I guess. Everything from now on is a bonus for me.
  • Grooming-wise, it is now a constant battle as I progressively turn into my father. I have to keep on top of ear and nose hair - things you never believe will happen to you. Suddenly I have a shaving brush in my ear and I don't know where it's come from, and the more hair I take the out, the more it surges back.
  • I've been writing music since I was a teenager. I play keyboards. I'm not much of a player, but I can write. That will come along. I'd like to do a musical.
  • We can spend our whole lives underachieving.
  • Lewis Black taught me stand-up.
  • I don't like the idea that in music, clothes, taste or anything, we are limited to a certain style, because we need to maintain an identity, maybe between some subculture group. Hopefully, all those walls break down, and music is just music.
  • My memories of Australian cricket are it was an environment of good fun.
  • The dead of midnight is the noon of thought.
  • I can feel that the world this day is different than all the days of our lives before.
  • I am disturbed by how states abuse laws on Internet access. I am concerned that surveillance programmes are becoming too aggressive. I understand that national security and criminal activity may justify some exceptional and narrowly-tailored use of surveillance. But that is all the more reason to safeguard human rights and fundamental freedoms.
  • The truth is, as you know, people like us look at what's happening in the world, and then we project it forward. We think, 'If I know A and B, then I've got to know that C and D are coming,' and that's kind of the way it's been with my fiction.
  • The dead and past stories that I have told again in divers fashions, are not set down without authority.
  • I've always been a huge proponent for education; I graduated high school at 14 years old and graduated college at 17 years old.
  • There is a diversity of thought and philosophy, diversity of languages and dialects, diversity of political spectrum, and there's a diversity of taste for food. I don't label or characterize Jews in any way.