Some Quotes

  • People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.
  • Losing my parents really set me adrift in more ways than one. It's not just losing them. It's losing the possibility of family.
  • I believe in small government and people taking care of themselves.
  • The person who is bent on killing you will follow you wherever you are.
  • Patriotism has no appeal to us; justice has. Party has no weight with us; principle has. Loyalty is meaningless; it depends on what one is loyal to.
  • Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.
  • Paul Rudd is too perfect. He's super talented, super nice and super calm. I just think he's a robot.
  • All painting, beginning with Impressionism, is antiscientific, even Seurat. I was interested in introducing the precise and exact aspect of science, which hadn't often been done, or at least hadn't been talked about very much.
  • For me, if the words are good on the page, the rest of it comes from spending some time with the script, and not like you're learning lines but absorbing what the script has to offer.
  • One other hobby of mine has been playing the oboe but I have not kept this up after 1969.
  • My memories are inside me - they're not things or a place - I can take them anywhere.
  • People look at stuff like 'Godzilla' and 'Avengers' and think I only do blockbusters, or however you wanna put it, but in reality, I can make double or triple what I got paid for 'Avengers' by doing other stuff - there are other options, but I don't want to work with this person or that person, and so I don't do it.
  • I started off as a model and struggled for some time until I got a break as an actress. I was too stubborn to let go and was sure I was in the right place at the right time. I just fought and I think that's how I am where I am today.
  • No one ever goes into battle thinking God is on the other side.
  • Hors D'oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces.
  • I don't go cheap on anything, but I'm not a shopper. If I want something, I look at it, decide what it is, but it will usually be the best product. I've got a pair of loafers that I still wear that I got in 1957.
  • The mainstream media doesn't want to get into this because they don't want to know where this one goes.
  • My friends, we all improvise together usually. So we write what I think is a good script but always leave a lot of room to find stuff on the day; and we always do find something. That's the advantage to having actors who are, in their own right, writers.
  • We believe, in fact, that the one act of respect has little force unless matched by the other - in balance with it... The acting out of that dual respect I would name as precisely the source of our power.
  • Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.
  • We do participate in the government programs, like probably 95 percent of farmers do. People who aren't familiar with the agriculture industry, you know, try and make that look like something exceptional.
  • In the Confederate Army, an officer was judged by stark courage alone, and this made it possible for the Confederacy to live four years.
  • A lot of people said this was impossible. 'You can't build biotech for $50,000. You can't build anything for $50,000.' Well, that's no longer true, and we're proving it.
  • I think all actors have a similar deal. You want some people who understand. Although it looks great - and is great - there are also shoddy moments when you feel really rotten, and when it's going well, you're not allowed to complain.
  • For me, I like to look presentable when I'm outside. I'm not going to come to the office with nasty hair and pajamas just because I stayed up all night - that's just who I am.
  • My childhood gave me resilience - and there's little that can surprise me in life.
  • Jonah Peretti is one of the smartest web publishers out there. And Buzzfeed is an aggressive and dynamic company.
  • I don't like schools. And I mean, you have to call on all your friends to get them into their schools.
  • I will go back to riding one day - when I have kids. I have such amazing childhood memories of being on horseback.
  • My interest in secret societies is the product of many experiences, some I can discuss, others I cannot.
  • Jazz is letting everybody do his or her thing with the music.
  • It's important to me that a man is good at taking care of people.
  • Unfortunately, there are not many people in the world who get to experience the Olympic Games.
  • The other thing in composition is opening up the unconscious.
  • There's not a wind but whispers of thy name; And not a flow'r that grows beneath the moon, But in its hues and fragrance tells a tale Of thee, my love.
  • If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident.
  • Our team has a lot of talent. I hope that soon we will break out with four or five goals and avoid overtime.
  • It's usually so fraught when you're taking a picture. I work with an 8-by-10 view camera and there's a, you know, hood that I put over my head, and it's tricky and complicated.
  • All emphasis in American prisons is on punishment, retribution, and disparagement, and almost none is on rehabilitation.
  • Every day there is something new you are working on. It is a challenge every day and that is what makes this game so great.
  • I think any song should sound good just played on a solitary instrument with the vocal. If you have those basics you have all you need. The production then just polishes that idea into the finished thing.
  • People ask, how do you cope, and all I can say is that you do.
  • Always, through my whole life, I've had a thirst for knowledge.
  • I think anyone doing an interview is to some extent on show. And therefore, we always want to put on our best face.
  • I loved all the world's mythologies.
  • Paul Ryan's in for Paul Ryan.
  • Illegal immigration presents a huge problem. That is why I decided to spend a week along the southern border to see firsthand how bad the problem is and, more importantly, what Congress can do to fix it.
  • Every year there's five cop shows, five medical shows and five 'Law & Orders,' but when it's a show about women, they want to pit everyone against each other. I don't think they'd do that if it was a guy show. I think there's room for all of us.