Star Quotes

  • It's not the journalists; it's the critics that I can't understand. I've never understood what kind of a person would want to criticize someone else's work.
  • I love a guy in a suit - someone who puts on his nice Armani pants.
  • Increasingly prices are set by sellers to raise their prices without a loss of sales sufficient to wipe out the gain.
  • Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
  • It is a commonplace that the League of Nations is not yet-what its most enthusiastic protagonists intended it to be.
  • John Malkovich is such an interesting person and such a fun actor to work with.
  • I used to audition like crazy - I would go on a hundred before I got anything. It took me a long time to get any jobs at all. It was hard until I booked 'Galaxy Quest,' and then it started to get easier.
  • I think you make the best with what you've got, you know? Sometimes you have very little. And you just always try to rise to higher ground, because you're going to suffer one way or the other, so you just hope that you have strength and perseverance and good friends and faith, some kind of faith, to endure and move on to greener pastures.
  • I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.
  • As technology keeps improving, the price of oil keeps rising, and the ice keeps melting, Arctic energy is bound to be an increasingly bigger part of the global mix.
  • I used to do community theater with Conor Oberst.
  • I'm proud of my office. I'm proud of the work that we do.
  • Nor is it the least advantage to health, accruing from such a way of life, that it expose those who follow it to fewer temptations to vice, than persons who live in crowded society.
  • I'd kill myself if I was as fat as Marilyn Monroe.
  • The big secret to winning elections is to get more votes than your opponent. My friend Representative Robin Hayes is a good example to study.
  • I acted when I was a real little kid. My mother was an actress in a Miami theater company comprised of actors from Cuba like her and I was the default kid.
  • Psychology is a big part of sport that some people do not realise. But it is a skill you have to practice.
  • I am certainly not a mainstream religious man.
  • I don't see how you can separate human rights and the rights of all people, no matter what their sexual orientation is.
  • To me, NASA is kind of the magical kingdom. I was sort of a geek, and you go there, and there are just these wondrously strange things and people.
  • I think that what we need to do is say, 'Reading is going to really affect your life.' You take a black man who doesn't have a job, but you say to him, 'Look, you can make a difference in your child's life, just by reading to him for 30 minutes a day.' That's what I would like to do.
  • I try to be a good person every day. If you didn't like me, there would be something wrong with you, because I really go out and work as hard as I can to help people. I put myself last - always. I'm a giver all the way.
  • I am not the kind of director who sits in a chair smoking a cigar talking with a microphone to 10 assistants. I need to move. To touch. To put a painting on a wall. To arrange a set.
  • I've never been given a ticket by a police man.
  • It's exciting to sing in the place where you pay your taxes.
  • 'Star Wars' is mythology. It's like Greek mythology or Shakespeare. It's the story of good versus evil over a very long span of time. The storytelling is universal and timeless.
  • I was going to visit IBM for six months as a visiting scientist. Now, six months is a lot of time, so I came with a whole list of projects that I might want to work on.
  • Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
  • I was the type of guy that used to get up in the morning and go out and just out run everybody on the field without stretching or warming up or anything.
  • 'M. Butterfly' is usually the answer to the question, 'What has been your favorite experience?' The reason being, it is an astonishing play.
  • I give infinite thanks to God, who has been pleased to make me the first observer of marvelous things.
  • When I'm teaching, I tell my students: It's all process. Don't even think of product.
  • I used to gamble when I was young. I'm wiser now.
  • Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - a house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
  • We may have charted all the continents on the planet, and we may have discovered all the mammals, but that doesn't mean that there's nothing left to explore on Earth.
  • 'Star Trek' episodes always insisted that humanity is on its bumpy way to what will be a glorious future in the 23rd century, in which we will have left most of our old selfishness - and old hatreds and prejudices - far behind us.
  • I'm not necessarily proud of the World Cups and the grand slams won or lost, the amount of points I scored, this record or that.
  • Every time I get a role, I'm surprised. It's like, 'Alright, when am I going to stop fooling them?'
  • Freedom of religion is a fundamental Constitutional principle. It's a founding principle of this country.
  • My government, a government of national unity, will make all necessary structural reforms.
  • 'Star Trek' posited a better future.
  • Skiing is better than sex actually, because for me a good round of sex might be seven minutes. Skiing you can do for seven hours.
  • Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful.
  • Albert Grossman called my office and spoke with my partner Richard Leacock and asked if we'd be interested in making a film with his client, Bob Dylan.
  • My parents came to visit every two months and brought plenty of books.
  • My biggest advice for girls - and this is something that I wish I could have known when I was younger - is to have thick skin. It's something that you definitely develop when you get older, but when I first started, I was so obsessed with pleasing everybody. I wanted everybody to like me and to like my songs.
  • I grew up in financially straitened circumstances and meat, which was expensive, was a rare thing at mealtimes. We ate meat about once a month, if that.
  • I'd have no trouble being the barbecue kingpin of America. I'd just add it to all the other things I am: jazz musician, carpenter, architect, engineer and revolutionary.