TV Quotes

  • I'm an actor who wants to do great parts, and I've been very fortunate, for a long time, to get meaty roles, and sometimes some of them are meatier than others.
  • In kindergarten I had to draw a picture of what I wanted to be when I grew up. I drew a rapper. I didn't really know what a rapper was or what they did - I just wanted to do it.
  • He that offereth sacrifice of the goods of the poor is as one that sacrificeth the son in the presence of his father.
  • How does a cosmos without a bearded, bathrobed God in the sky pull off all the things that a bearded, bathrobed guy in the sky was supposed to have pulled off? If there was no God who said 'Let there be light,' where did we get all that light?
  • I am a very musical person. I love music, and I don't just love Cape Breton fiddling, although it's my favorite.
  • Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book.
  • Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
  • When a movie star sits and talks to you, it's almost always, and only, because she's promoting something.
  • I don't really get stuck in a time warp where, if my film is a success, I have to keep partying till the next one releases, or if my film is a flop, I keep wallowing in sorrow until the next comes my way. My hard work in each film is always there.
  • I have one pug and one Czechoslovakian dog called Prazsky krysarik.
  • I've lived on my own since 17, and when I found I wasn't working all the time, I ended up starting a small theatre company called Red One Theatre.
  • I can tell you that going to the Oscars is not as exciting as people think, at least for me.
  • In 'Reclaiming Virtue,' I argue that we have had an element missing in moral education. That element is 'affect.' Affect is simply the technical word for feeling or emotion.
  • God has given us an imagination, and our imagination is really the principle tool from which all creativity and artistry comes from.
  • I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy.
  • What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.
  • I will laugh at the laughable while I breathe.
  • The instinct to improve oneself materially is necessary for growth. It is at the fountain of the enterprising spirit which drives private enterprise.
  • I believe that art has been a vehicle for me that's been about enlightenment and expanding my own parameters, to give me courage to exercise the freedom that I have in life.
  • I would be lying if I said I did not feel bad when 'Shamitabh' failed, but I was proud to be associated with a film like this. If it were easy to know the pulse of the audience, then all movies would be blockbusters.
  • True as the needle to the pole, Or as the dial to the sun.
  • Wedding fever is one of the scariest diseases I have ever seen.
  • Lesson 1 from Spitzer: Don't alienate the legislature on Day 1.
  • Clinton took very tough decisions on the economy.
  • When I'm making an American film, it's more safe because there are so many people on the set to watch me. Whatever I do, they say, 'What are you doing!? Tell me first!' There are so many restrictions.
  • I'm not suggesting that the play is without fault; all of my plays are imperfect, I'm rather happy to say-it leaves me something to do.
  • I wanna make my imprint in the game as far as music - hip-hop, and just music, period. 'Cause I come from hip-hop, that's my background, but I'm not gonna let that limit me from where I can go.
  • Yes, TV is the dominant medium in Pakistan, but it was a conscious decision to have an Indian film as my first release. Being launched in an Indian film with a great script, character, and music is half the battle won. The rest is destiny.
  • I do like to dress up and look nice, and I'm inspired by people who do the same - people who express themselves through how they dress.
  • When I teach writing, I have a mantra: 'Be a first-rate version of yourself, and not a second-rate version of another writer.'
  • I can see myself doing production work and handling projects behind the scenes.
  • Acquiring an aggressive, honest, and communicative agent with actual relationships in real-live New York publishing houses is, in my opinion, the single most important move that a writer who aspires to be successful can make.
  • There are a lot of reporters who I feel are a lot more courageous and fool-hardy than I am. Maybe at the top I'd put Dexter Filkins. He's an extraordinary man in terms of his nerve and ability to get into dangerous situations and tell the story cogently. He's bringing back real human stories. I admire that.
  • I got hit twice in the face, and that was not fun.
  • Then, after the war it was impossible to travel, after so many years of Hitler and Stalin.
  • To err is human, to purr feline.
  • Things have slowed down considerably since the new series has started airing and I am currently looking for work. It has been a nice year-long vacation nonetheless.
  • For which reason I would exhort you to pay all due Regard to the government over us; to the KING and all in authority; and to lead a quiet and peaceable life.
  • Singing is an arduous business and it needs sacrifices.
  • We're taught as a society what is acceptable for women to look like and what's not. And where fat should be and shouldn't. And I think it's important to sometimes reprogram ourselves and recondition ourselves to not have so much negativity toward our own bodies.
  • I realized I was an anorexic, a bulimic, and a compulsive overeater.
  • Then, after I came home from Europe, I found I was under condemnation; and I was condemned at that time because I did not endorse the financial policy of the General Conference.
  • A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
  • The Ramones were not about having a good time. The closest thing probably was maybe Joey and Dee Dee might have had some good times, but it was almost like a work ethic. We were out there to basically to get the fans to see the Ramones.
  • Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
  • I don't think anything you've written is immortal as yet.
  • It's the story that counts.
  • The more democratic and open a society is, the more it's exposed to terrorism. The more a country is free, not governed by a police regime, the more it risks hijackings or massacres like the ones that took place for many years in Italy and Germany and other parts of Europe.