Seen Quotes

  • I'm not suggesting our music is the only music, but I am suggesting that there are certain elements in America's culture that are so precious that it would be a shame for them to go down the drain.
  • The integrity of the game is everything.
  • I've known who I am as an artist for a long time; 'Idol' has shown me what I'm capable of. I know it's all possible for me now. I can go in any direction I want. I'm forever grateful to them.
  • I have an old car that I've rebuilt myself - a 1973 Dodge Challenger - and I also have a 1967 Pontiac GTO.
  • I don't sit down and have meals too often, unless I go out for dinner.
  • Menshn is a play on the word mention, and in the U.S. that's how it'll be perceived. Like Tumblr or Flickr. People in the U.K. thought that I'd named it after myself.
  • Sure enough, it wasn't long until I got a call, telling me I had a scholarship there. It was the only scholarship offer I had and, believe me, I jumped at it.
  • I've been in the government bureaucracy, I've practiced law, I've done a lot of different things.
  • I'm not sure a candidate ever feels his message is getting out.
  • When you've seen a lot of bad stuff and just want to enjoy your life and be happy and have your kids happy and have your friends happy, you just have a value system where it raises the bar on what's important.
  • I will never be cynical again about people.
  • Everybody who's ever influenced me, from a Richard Prior to a Whoopie Goldberg to, you know, any of the voices that have resonated with me as a performer since I was a kid, you know, you couldn't really say that their work didn't have some element of political commentary in it.
  • I have an opinion. I have my own taste.
  • If you like standup and decide that it's overtaking your life and want to hate it, watch 1,000 standup comedians who are trying to get on a TV show.
  • We were just a bunch of high school kids who got into the Ramones together.
  • I'm not someone who's endlessly patient and wonderful.
  • No one can reap the fruit before planting the trees.
  • I love to entertain. I love being able to make people laugh.
  • If you sit and feel sorry for yourself, you're wasting your time. You should be in acting class, instead of feeling sorry for yourself. You should be working.
  • I spent my entire childhood observing people. I still do.
  • The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
  • When I was a little kid I wanted to be an artist or a painter. But once I got into boxing, all I wanted was to box.
  • I'm not sure exactly what Victor told Dr. Goldman, but I don't think he fully knew what was going on... I think he was really oblivious. I don't think he knew.
  • Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in motion.
  • Practice makes permanent.
  • Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it.
  • Anybody could say anything they want about me, and it literally never penetrates my skin.
  • I yield to no one in my admiration for the office as a social center, but it's no place actually to get any work done.
  • It was pretty extensive - we worked out 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 3 months, which I think is more than anybody in the Olympics. I thought well I don't need this, the girls need it, but it was a gift.
  • When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.
  • I have an older brother and older sister. My older sister is the girliest girl on the planet, so I just hated everything about that. I did anything my brother did. He actually got me into wrestling. I watched it because he did, and I played video games because he did.
  • I have the most respect for Zach Woodlee. He is one of my favorite - and one of the most capable - choreographers out there right now.
  • Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.
  • My parents kept us sheltered from this world of Hollywood. I don't have any great memories of bouncing on Cary Grant's knee or something like that.
  • I have an independent streak. You know, it's kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.
  • 'Matterhorn' is my metaphor of the Vietnam War - we built it, we abandoned it, we assaulted it, we lost, and then we abandoned it again.
  • I usually have eight to 10 meetings a day and travel 150 days a year..._It sounds crazy, but I wouldn't have it any other way.
  • I think that anything that leads to creativity and good work is good.
  • I've always been good at refocusing my attention away from something that was bringing me down.
  • You've never seen a Columbine done by a black child. Never. They always say, 'We can't believe it happened here. We can't believe it's these suburban white kids.' It's only them!
  • The way it's supposed to work is you pass a bill out of the House, you pass a bill out of the Senate, you go to conference on it, and you iron out the differences.
  • I usually sit around with the guitar in reach and grab it when I get an idea. Sometimes it lasts five minutes, and sometimes it lasts all day.
  • I try to show that I have no fear. When you grow up hungry, you're not afraid of anything.
  • My name is Harvey Milk and I'm here to recruit you.
  • Children born of married parents in America face a higher risk of seeing them break up than children born of unmarried parents in Sweden.
  • I don't know how people can live without a therapist.
  • Sometimes when things get kind of frantic, it helps to call my husband Steve, because I think he's got a real good sense of where everything's gonna be in a few years.
  • The American people are smart. They've gotten sick of the predictable hyperpartisan talking points and canned anger.