Studio Quotes

  • We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
  • Our generals talk a good game about taking care of their grunts, and the majority of our Beltway politicians bay with moralistic fervor about how they, too, support the troops.
  • Sitting at a candidate rally is similar to sitting in a ballyard. Both give you the opportunity to assess the technical metrics and reflect on the intangibles - what baseball calls 'make up' and politics calls 'character' - the leadership, talent and maturity to add value to a venture.
  • I think my fascination is less with genre figures than with writers in general.
  • The only source of knowledge is experience.
  • The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
  • A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
  • I would rather propose a bureau somewhat similar to that which we have in the Universal Postal Union.
  • I think it's the person's conviction that really carries a person.
  • I have lived in Kentucky all of my life. I am married to my high school sweetheart, David, a local police captain who has no shame in telling his coworkers that he is the inspiration for all of my heroes.
  • I'm always looking for complicated characters in fiction about whom I can feel a dozen feelings at once - in the space of a single paragraph, even.
  • Travelling to different countries is a goal. I wouldn't mind playing huge places if we got an opportunity to, but it's nice to play small places too. Fish was saying yesterday that he doesn't ever want to play stadiums, or maybe he would once, he said.
  • To make a full-blooded puff pastry, you need time, you need patience, and you need precision. It's all about the lamination: it's all about building up the layers of butter, dough, butter, dough; as the butter melts, it creates steam, and that brings up the layers of the two doughs apart from each other, and that's what gives it the rise.
  • We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something, and the women who do nothing; the first being of course the only creditable place to occupy.
  • Sometimes reading other writers helps. You learn some little technique that turns out to be useful, or simply are reinspired by the amazing things others do.
  • I've been lucky enough to work with some great directors, and I don't want to throw that away by doing one big horrible big budget film.
  • I'm just in love with Burberry. Always have been, always will be.
  • Mitch Hurwitz was like a father figure to me. He was so sweet, and he's just so smart.
  • I write little quotes all the time to help encourage people to come together, like this one: 'If fate happens to toss you a lightbulb, use it to light the path of others, for they will use theirs to light the path of you. With your light together with mine, it's two times as bright and twice as strong.'
  • I'm as healthy as an ox.
  • I am not a painter, nor an artist. Therefore I can see straight, and that may be my undoing.
  • What could an unsanctified man do in Heaven, if by any chance he got there? Let that question be fairly looked in the face and fairly answered. No man can possibly be happy in a place where he is not in his element and where all around him is not congenial to his tastes, habits and character.
  • I tell people the most important move they can make is not in the ring. It's taking the time to get to know Mr. McMahon.
  • I think more and more that I get to challenge myself and kind of raise the standard for myself every season. Even the term 'fashion' is about change. It's about newness. And what that newness means is different every 10 years, every five years.
  • I want a guy who's going to be accepting of - one, my big 'ol, loud Mexican family - and also my career, because it's a lot. I don't want someone who's like... 'Oh, you don't have time for me'. Like, I want somebody who's sure of himself and gonna be like, 'Okay, you go do your thing, and when you come back, we're good.'
  • Don't find fault, find a remedy.
  • I think the media loves taking the most absurd clips for a sport that has become congressional politics.
  • Man was created as a being who should constantly keep improving, a being who on reaching one goal sets a higher one.
  • I had two sisters carried away in a chain-gang - one of them left two children. We were always uneasy.
  • Some things must be good in themselves, else there could be no measure whereby to lay out good and evil.
  • I think that the greatest lesson I learned from my father is just having compassion towards people.
  • The cacao content is a wrapper's most important datum, and the acceptable benchmark is seventy per cent. The figure is a measure of 'cocoa mass.'
  • I had that thing of wanting to prove I was a tough kid.
  • For a documentary filmmaker, I do very well.
  • I love any excuse to come to New York - when it's not February.
  • We are ready to train new Iraqi forces outside Iraq. We did it in Abu Dhabi.
  • I really like the structure of my body. It moves well, it looks good, it photographs well, it understands gesture and nuance.
  • I was hoping for it to be possibly a movie career as I still would like to see that happen. I enjoyed making 200 Motels and did try out for a few things when I lived in LA, but nothing ever happened. I'm still hoping though.
  • All my life I've encountered people who were obsessed with one particular class of object or experience, who were constantly pursuing that thing. Since I was a little kid, I hadn't afforded myself the opportunity, I guess, to have a hobby.
  • It's the thing they don't teach you in film school - what happens after you finish your movie.
  • In Syria, while secretary of state, Clinton watched as United Nations resolution after U.N. resolution failed. She accomplished nothing except to repeat the refrain, 'Assad must go.'
  • At the end of the day, the quality of life is all we have, and it's just as important to that lobster, the quality of life that it lives - even if it's not as long - as the quality of your life.
  • I feel the film companies should pay for proper advertising to see that the movie will sell, instead of putting it on our backs.
  • We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today.
  • Because I found myself telling the story of his family to people without the visual aids that I was able to employ by filming them eventually. But I very much knew exactly what I was going to do.
  • I loved Alien, and I loved Carrie, and I loved The Exorcist - those were big movies for me. They were just brilliantly done, and unusual, and they all took horror to some new place.
  • We actually added an extra electric guitar to beef up 'Need You Now', but we haven't changed any of this 'Own The Night' record at all for the international releases.
  • I love to walk around New York. Honestly, that's like the best thing, to walk over to Park Slope and go visit my friend Betty and take her dog out in the park or go walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. I really dig being outside and getting to see everybody in the street.