Same Thing Quotes

  • Knowledge is the prime need of the hour.
  • A literary critic is someone who can't write, but who loves to show he would have been a wonderful writer if only he could!
  • What's the point of a song if you can't be honest?
  • Nothing in the 14th Amendment or in any other constitutional provision suggests that the president may usurp legislative power to prevent a violation of the Constitution.
  • There are actually times when there are crimes out there in the world and I find myself trying to figure it out and I ask myself, what am I doing?
  • People see a lot of huge stuff on Broadway, but there's always Off-Broadway energy and also shows that you can work in.
  • Much historical fiction that centers on real people has always been deficient in information, lacking in craft and empty in affect.
  • The railroad originally was as completely dissociated from steam propulsion as was the ship.
  • I am really looking for a chance to direct. I feel like that's kind of the next frontier for me. I know that it's really hard to do, but I feel like I want to have a chance to try and translate something I've written and try and get a tone across.
  • I'm just not one of those naturally funny, relaxed actors who enjoy the spotlight and are so good at it.
  • Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice.
  • Here is my general approach to the energy companies. You have already charged the utilities a 50 percent credit penalty for the power they were buying from you. You're charging us a penalty. You're not going to get two bites of the apple here.
  • On our swim team, they had something called the 'developmental meet.' I didn't know it was a meet only for the worst kids so that they could get a ribbon, and I'd show up with my friend who was also a terrible swimmer, and we would be amazed that the best kids hadn't bothered to show up. I didn't get it until after college.
  • I realized that I would have some very tough sledding, and I was very discouraged because I didn't see much hope of getting into the field I wanted to get into with no college education.
  • Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fiber.
  • The work that is truly productive is the domain of a steadily smaller and more elite fraction of humanity.
  • In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them.
  • I could never have gotten back into my career without the undying support of my husband, who works full time at a stressful job! We decided that we were going to do this as total partners and it is a 50/50 deal with us.
  • For a century, everyone assumed that the iconic Tiffany lamps were conceived and designed by that American master of stained glass. Not so! It was a woman!
  • My grandmother's apartment had significance for me, even as a child, and I was fascinated by that world that was disappearing.
  • The middle class, in the white population, encompasses a wide swath.
  • If you want a midget to look like a baby, don't put a cigar in his mouth.
  • I think my mom always wanted to play the guitar, and somehow she projected that to me. So I started learning to play guitar when I was five years old, but actually I'd never managed to get the academic side of it. So even up to today, I don't know how to read or write music.
  • I'm no actor, and I've got 64 pictures to prove it.
  • A lot of guys really I get the feeling don't care whether you like their show or not, you know. I want people to enjoy what I do, and understand what I'm doing is for their enjoyment, it's all I can ask for.
  • Hogan began when tastes were changing and people were moving away from clothes that were not so formal: Hogan caught the right moment.
  • Some people do need to grow up, but I don't think I'm there yet. I don't think I'm ready to do grown-up things and be a grown-up.
  • When I go into a theater, I'm very excited to turn off my phone. But then, of course, I get anxiety.
  • If you wanna cross somebody, then do that. Don't act like it wasn't you.
  • Readers tell me that my novels are filled with significant mothers. Do I realize this? Do I do it on purpose? The truth is, I don't. I think of myself as a writer of family stories. I write more often than not from a male point of view, and I usually begin by focusing on siblings, spouses, even fathers, before I think about the mothers.
  • In reality, studies show that investments to spur renewable energy and boost energy efficiency generate far more jobs than oil and coal.
  • Unfortunately, you know, working in a spirit of cooperation and respect requires someone else to reach back, and I don't think that's happened and it's been disappointing because the debate in our country has become so rancorous.
  • Ah, I hope to live to 87 and drink from the the goblet of life to the dregs.
  • We now have contestants who will not let anything get in their way of victory. Some contestants have thrown each other under the bus this season.
  • If the condition of grief is nearly universal, its transactions are exquisitely personal.
  • I am very much a seat-of-the-pants actor. I will prepare when I have to. But I like being unprepared.
  • Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is good company along the way.
  • Fashion and style are a language - they helps us communicate with each other in a creative way. Style is one of the most important methods of self-expression.
  • V is like a mythical situation. It's an allegory for what could happen. V has philosophies within it that actually warn against things like that happening.
  • I think every acquisition is unique and different. The best strategy is to listen to the founders and follow their lead.
  • I can see now that a concept or even a feeling makes no sense unless out of our substance we spin around it a web of references, of relationships, of values.
  • I think I made a mistake once... yeah... it was only once.
  • I am neither the handsomest nor the richest nor the most powerful, but I've had the greatest women in the world.
  • If judicial review means anything, it is that judicial restraint does not allow everything.
  • What seems like a crazy idea today eventually grows. It's a 'with hindsight' thing. One day, someone will turn around and say, 'That was genius.'
  • Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it's for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement.
  • For a while, I thought, maybe I should direct, until I got to New York and saw the stupidity of that idea. If it's hard to get into acting, what is it like for a woman to become a director?
  • We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. But they've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go.