Set Quotes

  • I would love to have my own show, and whatever movies come up, that would be fun to do too. But I love TV, and I love the art of the half-hour sitcom.
  • The producer, in effect, has to work as a translator. You form a very tight relationship with the director and writer from the beginning, and then you are constantly communicating to the various people that begin to come into the process, as you are trying to manage to hold on to a vision that needs to be communicated over a long period of time.
  • During my teenage years, I rebelled and ate everything under the sun, but when I was 18 or 19, I became vegetarian-focused and got disgusted by meat.
  • Nest Thermostat owners like the carbon monoxide link. If Nest Protect's carbon monoxide alarm goes off, the Nest Thermostat automatically turns off the gas furnace.
  • It is in the mind and the heart where we meet. It's not the body-the body will change.
  • The lousy guitar player in any band is the bass player.
  • 'The Best Man' was my first feature film, and I didn't want to be known as a director who only does romantic comedies.
  • Of course no documentary is completely 'objective.' Every decision you make - who to interview, how to edit, where to hold the camera - imposes a point of view on the film.
  • I want every Filipino woman empowered with information regarding all options available to her regarding family planning.
  • When you set out to create a new product, you usually do not start by trying to think of something completely new. You think of a product or concept that is already 'normal' to the world and then try to make it better. You make it Super Normal.
  • A woman in show business isn't honest with herself... so how can she be honest with another woman? We are, all of us, acting every minute of the day and night.
  • A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health.
  • The war project at Stanford was essentially completed, and I accepted an offer of an Assistant Professorship at the University of Minnesota, which had a good biochemistry department.
  • Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
  • To me our bombing policy appears to be suicidal. Not because it does not do vast damage to our enemy, it does; but because, simultaneously, it does vast damage to our peace aim, unless that aim is mutual economic and social annihilation.
  • I actually come from a long line of barbers.
  • We will bring justice to the savage terrorists known as Boko Haram. They will be defeated.
  • I bless God for this retirement: I never was more thankful for any thing than I have been of late for the necessity I am under of self-denial in many respects.
  • I've had a quite a few nightmares about being chased by walkers.
  • The filmmaker's got to make it his story and the actors have got to make it their story.
  • And to stick our head in the sand and pretend that we are somehow safer if we do not know or to pretend we are somehow safer if we limit our options seems to me not only foolish but actually dangerous.
  • I see no room in holy Scripture for any sexual activity outside of matrimony.
  • I've done teaching and things like that because if you're acting, you're becoming other human beings, and you need to have time to find who you are as well.
  • I think I would have had less tumult in my life if I hadn't grown up in my particular house.
  • The whole time I was with 'The Temptations', I was accumulating my own solo recordings.
  • Parents like the idea of kids, they just don't like their kids.
  • I don't believe in atheists.
  • I was on a game show and now I'm the game show girl who got a movie. That's how I consider myself.
  • A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy.
  • I believe in preventing cruelty to all living beings in any form.
  • Right now, after having had back surgery, I am finally back to running again.
  • I just like the comic book sensibility. If I can turn them into films and TV series, that's just icing on the cake.
  • I am absolutely and inherently self-destructive in that I am always making sure I'm doing what I want to do.
  • Someone said that life is a party. You join in after it's started and leave before it's finished.
  • I'm not obsessed by how I look or with being reed thin, but I do think that as a woman in my 50s, I have 40 years ahead. Looking after yourself goes hand in hand with looking good.
  • It's amazing how small business owners figure out how to stretch a dollar as far as they possibly can.
  • Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.
  • I love the idea that it doesn't take one person only to achieve your potential. It takes a village, it takes a community, a street, a teacher, a mother.
  • I don't want to ever minimize the danger of working in a mine.
  • During long car rides to the set, after I study my script, I go onto my iPad to read books and play games.
  • I flipped through a book on harp seals in the late 1970s and saw images of them swimming in emerald green pools of water surrounded by huge sheets of ice. Right then I was hooked, and I knew this was a story I wanted to do.
  • Cities are 2% of the earth's crust, but they are 50% of the world's population.
  • The work my mum does, a lot of it is re-housing homeless people, that's a real job. I play make-believe and dressing up for a living!
  • After graduating high school, Betty attended the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, the alma mater of both her parents. My mother relocated to New York because she refused to accept the oppressive racism of the Jim Crow south.
  • I had a slight touch of Tourette's, which means you talk to yourself and bark and cry out at night.
  • After five awful movies, I admitted failure and said I was not cut out to be an actor. But how many people get a chance to live their dream?
  • When I was living on my own, for a footballer it's easy to do the things that you're not supposed to, or not what the sport science team says. For example, if there's a packet of crisps, you're going to eat them. The same with a packet of sweets. Go to bed at a certain time? You're not going to if you're on your own.
  • I have a hands-off policy when it comes to my larynx.