Say Quotes

  • Women say they have sexual thoughts too. They have no idea. It's the difference between shooting a bullet and throwing it. If they knew what we were really thinking, they'd never stop slapping us.
  • Writers say many true things about their own experiences with publicity and promotion.
  • Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything.
  • I'm a country boy. I hate New York. But that's where things happen, so I use it as a base for stories, I know enough about it. But I have to keep going back there.
  • There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now.
  • People don't take enough advantage of the refrigerator door.
  • At the end of the day, I'm an actor. I'm not here to sell other stuff or use off-screen things to generate whether or not I work. If I'm any good, I'll work; if I'm not, I won't.
  • You always say 'I'll quit when I start to slide', and then one morning you wake up and realize you've done slid.
  • I am not what I think. I am thinking what I think.
  • I was listening to one of my favorite songs that Phil wrote and had an extreme emotional moment just before I got the news of his passing. I took that as a special spiritual message from Phil saying goodbye. Our love was and will always be deeper than any earthly differences we might have had.
  • One of the reasons I'm so competitive - I mean, I'm not winning much anymore - at my age was because I always worked hard and because we have a level playing field. We don't have motorbikes in the peloton anymore.
  • I guess Surrealism has a draw for me because it's an unknown world. It's a world of subconscious. Some things you can't really get your hands on very easily. Things that are kind of nebulous and they feel like they're not completely formed. You have to feel your way through that.
  • I have lived so long among people who do not understand me, been so long accustomed to refrain and disguise myself for fear of being laughed at, that I have grown as difficult to come at as a snail in a shell; and what is worse, I cannot come out of my shell when I wish it.
  • The minute you humiliate people, you've lost them for life.
  • I write plays because writing dialogue is the only respectable way of contradicting yourself. I put a position, rebut it, refute the rebuttal, and rebut the refutation.
  • Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.
  • You can say that I lived in Asia for a long time and in Japan I became close to several CIA agents. And you could say that I became an adviser to several CIA agents in the field and, through my friends in the CIA, met many powerful people and did special works and special favors.
  • I definitely wanted to earn my freedom. But the primary motivation wasn't making money, but making an impact.
  • I'm sure that my parents' behavior has entered my work, I'm sorry to say. I don't think you need to have a difficult childhood to be funny, but it helps.
  • I was assigned to do a job by the attorney general, and that was to find out whether crimes were committed.
  • Instead of yelling at a TV set, I get to talk.
  • I hated her now with a hatred more fatal than indifference because it was the other side of love.
  • When I was growing up, my mother worked, and in the evenings, the whole family would sit around the dinner table and recount the day.
  • I only went into a gym by accident. My mum couldn't get a babysitter and wanted to do aerobics, so she took me and Kurtis, my younger brother, down to the gym. There was an after-school boxing class on with some of the kids from school. There weren't any other girls there, but I didn't mind. I loved it.
  • You can say a lot of things about me, but you can never say I don't take risks.
  • We didn't have a lot when I was growing up, and it's the best thing that happened to me because I appreciate everything. I developed a strong work ethic, and I don't take anything for granted.
  • I haven't talked much about being an ovarian cancer survivor because I don't really want to define myself that way.
  • We didn't have a whole lot of cash growing up. My mom was a single parent for a while before my stepdad came into the picture.
  • You can say to actors that you've got to be the character and really get into it, but you have to make it realistic by bringing an element of yourself into it.
  • The life force knows exactly what it takes to keep any particular living organism - any organism - alive. Anything in manifestation, for that matter. Even a rock is a manifestation of some sort, and you know, in physics and quantum physics, they know a rock is not dead.
  • We didn't have a drill so he would burn the holes through the wood with a metal rod that he heated up in a fire. Can you imagine an ordinary crew doing that?
  • I just wanted to have a private life.
  • In all life, there are the people that are right for you, and there are the people that are wrong for you, and then there are the people that you just choose.
  • I'm mostly concentrating now on continuing to make history in Hip-Hop, making everybody proud of me, I'm not just a rapper now, I'm in history now.
  • New York is a place that can grind you down and spit you out. A true New Yorker doesn't get ground down - he gets polished.
  • Never use a big word when a little filthy one will do.
  • When people say 'that's risky,' or when the odds are not in my favor, I'm more motivated than ever.
  • Ruby inherited the Perl philosophy of having more than one way to do the same thing. I inherited that philosophy from Larry Wall, who is my hero actually. I want to make Ruby users free. I want to give them the freedom to choose.
  • I love this country because I didn't always have it. Freedom, food, water that is clean, Constitution - these are not things I take for granted.
  • If Edith Wharton lived in the Age of Innocence, surely we now live in the Age of Deception.
  • When people say that the Internet is going to make us all geniuses, that was said about the telegraph. On the other hand, when they say the Internet is going to make us stupid, that also was said about the telegraph.
  • I want women to learn to find themselves.
  • Before I had children, everything about my life was devoted to Saturday Night Live.
  • I believe that most police are conscientious and want only to provide safety for us.
  • We didn't have much money. My whole extended family used to help us, and buy us books and food. It was hard, and there were things I didn't want to talk about. But at the end I was a happy girl.
  • When you say a 'former child star,' you may as well say 'failed child star.'
  • Rather than set aside daily time for prayer, I pray constantly and spontaneously about everything I encounter on a daily basis. When someone shares something with me, I'll often simply say, 'let's pray about this right now.'
  • Don't be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don't make the same mistake twice.