Stupid Quotes

  • No, the real American has not yet arrived. He is only in the Crucible, I tell you - he will be the fusion of all races, perhaps the coming superman.
  • So much of the mainstream media has taught us what beauty is, but everyone is beautiful.
  • It's just that some people are lucky and people still seem to enjoy the music.
  • The best thing we can do is give students the tools for constructing their own identities - powerful new tools like African fractals - and then just get out of the way.
  • I'm the youngest of 12 children. And although I was the youngest, I tried to organize things in my family. When there were disputes, I tried to mediate.
  • I spend a lot of time in a sort of free state when I'm writing in the beginning and sketching.
  • The unexamined life is not worth living.
  • I'd like to be able to be like a director, like Richard Brooks, say. And be able to say, 'I did my best, and this is it, and there's nobody to blame but me.'
  • On game day, if I eat fruit - I usually eat fruit in the mornings - I have to have three pieces of cantaloupe, three pieces of pineapple. Everything's in threes.
  • It could be a stupid thing to say, but people should realize that it is easy to get concerned about yourself and to lose contact.
  • I always get involved with the environment because once you go past the tipping point with the environment, you don't get it back.
  • When I was 18, I went to India and was stupid enough to drink the tap water. I ended up with dysentery. It's not an experience I wish to go through again.
  • Well, this would be nice if it worked out, but I'm not selling the farm.
  • A President's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.
  • If we are happy within ourselves, we don't accept or demand that our partner should fulfill every need. We need to be comfortable with our own company.
  • I want to help people; that's it.
  • Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.
  • I've been with this young lady for about two years now, and my life changed. I don't even think that way no more. I feel good, too, that I'm changed. Now I feel regular. I feel like I'm supposed to.
  • I coach young people. I have a group called BTP - Broadway Theatre Project.
  • To be honest, I'm not even thinking about America. If I was to start thinking about the enormity of 'Downton' and the size of the project, then I wouldn't be able to be very truthful to the work. I would start to watch myself too much. I'm not even thinking about it. Who knows what will happen.
  • Being the son of a father who works so hard, I always wanted to be able take a lot of load off of my dad so he can just relax.
  • It's very rare, as an actor, to be someplace - to have an address, so to speak.
  • When men organize themselves into groups, and they make rules based on common or self-interest, it's always tangled and political.
  • The work itself is what motivates me. I like my own stuff, you know? I like the way it looks. I do it to please myself first.
  • Sometimes I think I don't need a vacation because I do what I like to do. I am very fortunate!
  • Greece's European neighbors were able step in and bolster the weak foundation on which Greece's free-spending budget was based. It would be difficult for any country, or intergovernmental organization, to rescue an economy the size of the U.S. if investors were ever to lose faith in our bonds because of our enormous debt.
  • I think if I was 5-foot-3, I would have been really popular and dated a lot more in high school. I didn't develop like the pretty girl.
  • In my plays I want to look at life - at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
  • No, I didn't forget Samoan - I understand it when you talk to me but, you know, to put phrases together I sound like I do in English.
  • Help thyself and Heaven will help thee.
  • It seems like there's a real appetite for science fiction in the States.
  • For me, the most important thing I learned was just honing my eye. I think I had a good eye.
  • I try and work out as much as I can. When I'm working or travelling, it's tough, but when I'm at home, that time and space is sacred. I do yoga every day.
  • Births to illegal immigrants now account for nearly one out of every ten births in the United States.
  • Maybe it took a little time, or we're a little late, but finally we're recognizing that international stars are fantastic. They're the greatest actors in the world, and few people know that.
  • My biggest inspiration is Audra McDonald.
  • The Parkour is with me, and it will continue to be with me. It is something that I love, and it's intrinsic to me.
  • Innovation comes to you from creators who do have a vision and a passion, and that is how we succeeded.
  • I have a wife and two boys. One is 18 and the other is 14. The 18-year old is getting ready for college next year and he made a decision to run track. He runs a lot like Michael Johnson.
  • People can take away your assets, but not your DNA.
  • When I got a deposit on my very first cake, I took that deposit and I bought some cake mix with it. I've never taken a loan - ever. And we're doing this expansion just like everything we've done in this bakery as we've grown. If we weren't able to afford paying for something cash, we didn't buy it.
  • I guess I'm just a frustrated cowboy.
  • It is clear that the photo ID requirement is not a solution to a problem but is instead a political ploy to prevent traditionally disenfranchised populations from voting for the candidates of their choice.
  • When I was growing up listening to music, it was 2004, when The Starting Line and Finch and The Used were kind of my favorite bands.
  • We say Paul Ryan was grown in a petri dish at the Heritage Foundation.
  • Clearly, there have been changes in the climate.
  • When I get in the studio the idea is just to work and bang out as many as I can.
  • I'm no where as tough as my father. I really think that I am more open to change than he was.