Sleep Quotes

  • I am a bit of a control freak. If I get married, my wife isn't going out. No way. She's staying at home. She's not going out to clubs without me. I've already decided the rules, whoever she is.
  • It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong.
  • Therefore the great mediator of any community is human morality.
  • I look at my people, and I look at those who control them - the political elite. And the sad thing is that the elites are just not interested in the welfare of the people.
  • If you want to know how I feel, I'll summarize it in one word - terrible.
  • I'm simply trying to tell the truth about human behaviour as I see it.
  • Houston is a dynamic, international city shaped by leaders who dreamed big and acted with an eye firmly focused on the long term.
  • The year the bus drivers went on strike in Pittsburgh, I was twenty-three and living on the edge of the city in a neighborhood that was on the verge of becoming a ghetto. I had just been fired from a good job as a cartographer in a design studio where I had worked for about four months.
  • A rich man can afford to be generous to many.
  • My hairstylist uses the Bumble & Bumble hairspray, which is the best smelling hairspray there is!
  • In the mid-1970s, there was this huge boom of stand-up comedy throughout North America. I went to see a show at a club called Yuk-Yuks, in Toronto, and I was just fascinated. I ended up coming back for amateur hour on a Monday at midnight and got up there without any thought as to what might come of it.
  • I prefer being a small fish in a big pond.
  • Curiosity is idle only to those who fail to realize that it may be a very rare and indispensable thing.
  • I'm not always going to keep waiting for a fairytale ending.
  • I start work at 7 A.M. and write all day, seven days a week. If I don't write, I can't sleep.
  • If you lose sight of the smaller accomplishments, you end up with an imbalance in your life.
  • It can't really happen today the way it did back then and part of that is because I think there's a bit of a competitive scare over at Marvel and DC so they lock guys up with exclusive contracts.
  • The text is a limited field of possible constructions.
  • Our minds and memories are crowded with the common experience of nature.
  • Our mental maps are distorted by who are the 'winners' of history and who are the powers of today.
  • I think I was born strong-willed. That's not the kind of thing you can learn. The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do.
  • I remember as a teen being able to eat more than my father. I was growing so fast and my body couldn't keep up.
  • Our military is doing everything it can to equip Iraq's forces so our troops can come home as soon as possible, but we cannot leave until the job is done.
  • I don't know much about my biological background.
  • The impossibility of a retreat makes no difference in the situation of men resolved to conquer or die; and, believe me, my friends, if your conquest could be bought with the blood of your general, he would most cheerfully resign a life which he has long devoted to his country.
  • If we change the definition of marriage to be more inclusive, then it is logical to argue that we should broaden the definition so that won't exclude anyone.
  • One of the things that's great about doing a show over and over again... is that you have to find ways to make it spontaneous, as though everything is happening for the first time... to continue to mine the material and find new things.
  • I think my parents undoubtedly influenced me on some level.
  • Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
  • Music isn't only a profession.
  • I don't know, I like the word sassy.
  • I always feel like I'm so boring, but I don't get bored with me.
  • By means of tracing-paper I transfer my design to the wood and draw on that.
  • Our minds have a tendency to wander. To duck and feint and keep us at a slight remove from the moment at hand.
  • I probably won't be able to hear it until five years from now anyway. That's when I always hear my own music. It takes five years to sit down with it after not hearing it for a couple of years.
  • Over the course of my life, I have made many transitions - most of them taking me further away from my Somali roots and steadily toward the enlightened mentality of Western democracy.
  • The Russians have a lot at stake, and the power of Moscow pride should never be underestimated.
  • In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies.
  • DiCaprio's life is the perfect example of how not to be. I would not wish his life on anybody.
  • As a public figure, you deserve to be treated fairly.
  • The tremendous acquisition of basic knowledge will allow a much more rational treatment of cancer, viral infections, degenerative diseases and, most importantly, mental diseases.
  • People just usually think I'm someone else. They'll look at me twice, and I'll just say, 'Not Ellen Page.'
  • I would have to say that Richard Nixon is probably the most gifted and skilled political practitioner, in his pre-presidential years, of all of the American presidents in the 20th century.
  • It's easy to scare people. It's easy to shock them. But making people laugh and making them feel is a big challenge.
  • I feel like trouble has followed me from the day I was born.
  • My biggest influences as an actor were Marlon Brando, and I really dug James Dean.
  • They were looking for a stable, but we didn't have one. In fact, we weren't very stable ourselves.
  • Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.