Shelter Quotes

  • I knew I couldn't solve it. Because I couldn't figure out what made her drink when things were going well.
  • It is a very great mistake, and a very common one, even for well-read persons, to adopt the idea that the progress of the human race in the science of government, in the arts of civilization and refinement, and in the establishment of morality and religion, has been constantly and steadily towards improvement and perfection.
  • I have the greatest husband. The baby is my main focus right now. We're both so excited. I mean, this is definitely the happiest moment in my life.
  • I consider myself West African, among other cultural identities, and a writer, among other creative ones.
  • If wrinkles must be written on our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.
  • To be successful, you need results in a row. You can't win, lose, win, lose.
  • Look at my success. I didn't achieve it overnight. It has been the product of many years' struggle, and every year, my times have shown gradual improvement.
  • Every morning I wake up with new ideas.
  • Since I've turned 50, I've had the best roles of my life, and I've got married. Everyone said that wasn't possible because there are no men, but I've done it. I think it's just going to get better.
  • People tend to not forgo purchasing a cellphone. In many places in the world, the first time they get on the Internet is through a cellphone. Pretty significant economic push, particularly in the emerging market.
  • Hire the best people, and trust what you hired them to do.
  • I've found in my life that the parts that you're right for are the parts that you get. It's really usually quite easy because you're kind of right.
  • To be in the EU, it means to have same rules of... for economy, for social life, to be together in the majority of European countries.
  • Some of the things I'm most proud of, it isn't because I think it's my best work; it's because of something that it's taught me.
  • People don't realize that one picture for you is just one picture. But for me, I take a thousand pictures a day. That adds up. It's tough getting somewhere on time when you have to stop that much.
  • In 1990, Paul Smith and I decided that conducting polymers as materials had developed to a level of maturity that commercial products were possible. With this as a goal, we founded UNLAX Corporation.
  • I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing.
  • There's no wrong you can't make right again, so be kinder to yourself; you know, have fun, take chances. Those bounds.
  • Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests.
  • Both my parents are creative. My dad did act when he was younger, but they're both very creative.
  • In the Armed Services Committee, we endeavored to put forth proposals that would help alleviate some of that stress, both for the troops and for their families.
  • Oprah's aspiration to inspire her audience with hope - elaborated on her TV show, in her magazine, and on her website - is hardly ignoble.
  • Due to the failure of politics, which has become a process of middle-management, art has become one of the last open spaces to question core beliefs and to design a viable future. Art becomes an open space where we can ask fundamental questions about ourselves.
  • We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory.
  • It was not in our interest to enter Iraq in the first place.
  • Start-ups often die in the first 18 to 24 months because of formative mistakes, like choosing a bad co-founder or the wrong corporate entity or an inappropriate platform. Ninety percent of the companies the Founder Institute has created are alive because we've helped them avoid those mistakes.
  • Just because you're a star on television doesn't mean that you can be a music phenomenon or an artist. You have to have the material to back it, and it's all about hit songs. I can name you every 'Idol' winner and why they didn't go on to have success - their songs. The ones who have - their songs.
  • I had no intention of entering politics, but then the force of events led me to become involved in politics.
  • I don't think anybody reads a book of poetry front to back. Editors and reviewers only. I don't think anybody else does.
  • I've gotten a lot of good advice from my parents. Probably the best advice I've ever gotten from my mom is 'Let it go.'
  • In centering prayer, the sacred word is not the object of the attention but rather the expression of the intention of the will.
  • One of the reasons Elton and I entered into our partnership - the first day it became legal in Britain to do so - is that we felt it was an opportunity to protect ourselves with official recognition of our relationship.
  • That government is not a necessary good but an unavoidable evil.
  • We have a million ways to get ahold of people, and we're the loneliest we've ever been.
  • Oh, yeah, I love DVD's. I don't have what you'd call an extensive collection, maybe a couple of hundred or so. But I have something on almost all the time.
  • The thing about being a mystery writer, what marks a mystery writer out from a chick lit author or historical fiction writer, is that you always find a mystery in every situation.
  • There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you.
  • Coming up with comedy is hard, man. Those bits aren't easy to think of!
  • National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like, the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king, generally sane.
  • We don't want to deal with a separatist party.
  • In all my years of being with Pittsburgh, I never encountered a player taking a contract dispute into the season and letting that dispute affect the way he played.
  • No other animal bonds to a human being the way a dog does. And I suspect there is no other animal to which human beings can bond the way we can bond to a dog.
  • We focus upon pairs of words very often which are the same in some areas and different in other areas.
  • Every time I get something under control in my own life, the world provides more material.
  • I actually got to write with one of my musical heroes, a guy named Raine Maida from Our Lady Peace. I got to sit down and write some songs with him, and that was pretty heavy. I listened to Our Lady Peace growing up. It got me through the teenage angst.
  • Money buys many things... The best of which is freedom.
  • Football is a game of skill, we kicked them a bit and they kicked us a bit.
  • Using a dog as a narrator has limitations and it has advantages. The limitations are that a dog cannot speak. A dog has no thumbs. A dog can't communicate his thoughts except with gestures.