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  • I didn't plan to be a director until I was 35. For years I wanted to do anything but!
  • You see, nature will do exactly what it must, and if we are a hindrance to its development, to even its destructive powers to reform itself and we are in a way, we will go.
  • As a very young man growing up in Texas, usually I got a shotgun or cowboy boots for Christmas.
  • You see much more of your children once they leave home.
  • You don't see a lot of difference between the Gin Blossoms and the Byrds.
  • Self-promotion is not my strong suit, for sure. I don't look down on it; I just don't understand how to do it.
  • My story, I feel like it's amazing, because it shows people no matter where you come from, no matter what your lifestyle is, your dreams could still come true if you believe in yourself and push hard to do what you want to do.
  • When I'm in L.A., I try to run the canyons or play tennis with friends a few times a week. I've tried working out with a trainer and going to the gym, but I'd just much rather be outside.
  • In school, my biggest fear was that I couldn't produce emotion on cue.
  • I always hired widows with children, because they had to work and didn't have any foolishness about them.
  • My eight years in Detroit, obviously, were my most successful years managing. I think that Pittsburgh and Detroit are probably very, very similar. We kinda rekindled the fire of baseball in Pittsburgh. We did the exact same thing in Detroit.
  • You never see what you want to see, forever playing to the gallery.
  • I mean if I'm in the middle of a field with my keyboard and some headphones and I feel inspired to write something, I'll just write something really beautiful and mellow.
  • I don't know that we really think any thoughts; we think connections between thoughts. That's where the mind moves, that's what's new, and the thoughts themselves have probably been there in my head or lots of other people's heads for a long time.
  • I am a story teller and I take each story very seriously.
  • Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.
  • I gotta say, Pluto is such a great character, and if I ever got to work with him, I'd be very happy. The scene where he gets caught in fly paper, he's such a great dog!
  • The first scene I ever shot for 'Louie Bluie,' on that first day, I had never seen the camera before. I didn't know where to put it. I just knew what was strong about these guys and what I wanted to capture, so I tried to work backward from there and figure it out. Trial and error. Hopefully I got a little bit better at it.
  • Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.
  • You see, we all want the same things. We want to be able to take care of our families, provide for our children, to have a roof over our heads and a good-paying job.
  • When I see people wasting their hours doing nothing productive, nothing to contribute to the world, nothing to build relationships, it makes me sad. Actually, it makes me mad. I want to scream, 'Wake up!'.
  • The reason I call myself a documentary photographer is the idea of how photographs contain and participate in history.
  • I want to play my best tennis at the Grand Slams.
  • There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
  • Very early on in the process of trying to sell 'The Summer Prince,' I was told, 'Slavery seems to be very important to this society - is that on purpose?' Well, duh.
  • It makes no difference if I burn my bridges behind me - I never retreat.
  • Nobody is pushing me. Nobody is telling me what I do.
  • As a Marine officer in combat, I was responsible for the lives and safety of all the Marines who served with me.
  • In the beginning, YouTube content wasn't up to the same standard as traditional media. Now, people are using it as a launchpad.
  • I have to say when we talk about the treatment of these prisoners that I would guess that these prisoners wake up every morning thanking Allah that Saddam Hussein is not in charge of these prisons.
  • I love pets and I love animals, and I just got a new puppy, a new rescue named Peanut. She's a tiny little Chihuahua mix.
  • Putting out the things that I like best hasn't been the easiest way to run a label, and it still isn't because it requires finding an audience for each record.
  • Initially I was very drawn to the Tao Te Ching, the Taoist philosophy. It was helping me deal with the balance of these external and internal issues with my chess life. Tai chi is the martial embodiment of Taoist philosophy. Initially, I had no intention of competing in the martial arts; it was just the meditation.
  • You see, we are here, as far as I can tell, to help each other; our brothers, our sisters, our friends, our enemies. That is to help each other and not hurt each other.
  • No one needs anything; they have to want it.
  • You see young people, or kids, and they're fascinated by the way people talk. And that's great. But eventually you get to the point where you think, 'You know what? I don't care how you talk, I'm just listening to what you're saying.'
  • When people see what I have now, they have no idea of where I came from and how I didn't have anything growing up.
  • Some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they're extremely hard to solve. There's no reason why these problems shouldn't be easy, and yet they turn out to be extremely intricate.
  • Thank God I'm in touch with my emotions enough to be able to pick up my children, kiss them all over and say 'I love you' over and over.
  • The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation they do not want to attract attention.
  • You see that the people who are drawn to alternative medicine are often fairly healthy and they go to alternative medicine for what I call the 'symptoms of life.' Fatigue, joint pains, inability to concentrate, perhaps, the kinds of things that anyone over twenty-five gets at some point.
  • Everyone says you've got to do a foundation and legal structure to finance social change. What nonsense!
  • You see that's what I think is such a terrible, terrible betrayal, the trust that people have in government.
  • Nothing in the Middle East is ever forgotten or forgiven.
  • It's up to each person's parents whether they think it's too frightening or too violent, how much their kids can handle, what they want to teach them, what they want to show them.
  • I went for a walk in the Arctic Circle without map or compass. Fortunately, I was only lost for hours, not days.
  • They were all famous and fantastic fellows.
  • I've always been involved with all aspects of my careers. Being behind the camera seems as natural as in front.