Teaching Quotes

  • I think there will be 20 years of evolution from linear broadcast to internet television.
  • But I think people see 'Wallace and Gromit' as something akin to an elderly couple. These two know each other so well. Nothing can split them apart.
  • He who would tell divers tales must know how to vary the tune.
  • I love sitting down and talking to people. CNBC gave me a chance to do it in a way that I liked. They gave me a chance to also develop the skills to learn from my mistakes.
  • Rough Riders took 13 weeks to shoot, plus a week of training. The same guy trained us trained the cast in Platoon. Except, instead of radios, we used bugles to signal.
  • I've never seen 'Evil Dead 2.' Sorry about that. I'm sorry to the world.
  • The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.
  • I feel lucky. I feel blessed. If you get blessed with some ability, I think you have to work hard at it. Michael Jordan was a great basketball player, but he wasn't the best shooter, even though he had the skill, and he had to work and work at it.
  • The number one thing I look for is personality. For me, the personality of someone makes them more and more attractive over time ... and for those with bad personalities, less and less attractive. I look for honesty, intelligence, kindness, and a good work ethic, to name a few.
  • Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
  • The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself.
  • I still love records, and I've been fortunate that my parents bought me a record player so I didn't just have my vinyls to stare at!
  • This discovery convinced me of the power of crystallography and led me to continue in this field.
  • While teaching, I also worked undercover in the lower courts by saying I was a young law teacher wanting experience in criminal law. The judges were happy to assist me but what I learned was how corrupt the lower courts were. Judges were accepting money right in the courtroom.
  • I think that reality TV is so bad. It is a tool by the media to not make people think.
  • We're putting a lot of pressure on ourselves for this second album and so we want to make it as great as we possibly can.
  • Positive culture comes from being mindful, and respecting your coworkers, and being empathetic.
  • I was born with a romantic nature, and I'll carry it to my grave.
  • I'm trying to be the coach. My actors are my players. They're doing things that I'm too cowardly to do myself.
  • I always wanted to do something creative, but as much as I'm creative, it's in a really hard-core, right-brained way. For me, painting doesn't do it for me. There's no constraint.
  • Going to college helped me, because I had four years in the conservatory program, which is close as you can get to a professional environment. It's like all day.
  • If you are able to see the interrelatedness of mind and body, sensitivity towards your body becomes much sharper. Therefore, maintaining of good health also becomes easier.
  • Informed consent is required for every invasive medical procedure, from getting your ears pierced to having an abortion.
  • There are two kinds of people in crisis situations - those who fight and those who freeze. I'm a freezer, and that's just going by the couple of surprise birthday parties I've had thrown for me.
  • I've taken a stand against religion for as long I've been able to write and think.
  • I am a mix of both old classic romance and modern. I think it is up to what suits the two people in love best!
  • Deep down, I know that I am a child of God who has inherited divine capacities; some of them I strive to develop, others are left languishing. I also have a human side. I lose my temper, lose patience and sometimes judge others and myself.
  • Since 2005, I have not spent much time with my family. In fact I have spent more time at the Taj Landsend in Mumbai. It was my 100th visit recently, which means I have spent more than 400 days in that hotel, and that is a lot more than I have spent with my family.
  • The new fashion is to talk about the most private parts of your life; other fashion is to repent of your excesses and to criticize the drugs that made you happy in the other times.
  • If the word 'No' was removed from the English language, Ian Paisley would be speechless.
  • I think Latin American cultures are really rich and fascinating. I like the pomp and circumstance of some of their rituals and ceremonies.
  • What I try to impart to a musician is to really try to practice the instrument in a really sincere way. Learn as much about music as you possibly can. Learn composition. Study to try to create compositions of your own and put your own personal touch on your music.
  • Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.
  • When I think about myself as a teenager going to festivals, you look to the main stage as the main entertainment of the night.
  • The only meal I have is dinner.
  • I never planned to be a professional artist - I just want to be a sustainable artist. I guess they're the same thing if you look at them from a different angle.
  • When you're teaching creative nonfiction, it helps to have written about your life in a very open way, because you can say, 'Look, how much are you willing to risk emotionally to write? How careful can you be with the other people you're writing about?'
  • I think, being an actor, it's just a relief every time you get a part.
  • When you're teaching a hard concept and the students all have puzzled looks on their faces and then suddenly you can see that 'aha' moment, that they got it, that's just an incredible thing.
  • There's a special joy you get having a show on the air that people are interested in and wanting to know what happens next. You really want to enjoy that while you have it.
  • God already knows what we're made of, but perhaps He wants us to learn what we're made of. I think we would all agree that we learn more from our tough times than from our easy times.
  • If I produce a 450-pound Bengal tiger, it's going to create a lot more wonder than if I produce a rabbit.
  • I'm Mr Boring, not a party-goer at all.
  • I came up with idea of a solar airplane flying around the world with no fuel - that would be a beautiful message in terms of technology, the energy of the future and the environment.
  • Mixed-bloods loosen the seams in the shrouds of identities.
  • Now our job, our duty, our responsibility to ensure the safety and security of our citizens cannot be complete unless we guarantee health care security for our citizens.
  • I love all the different ways that New Yorkers show their individuality through what they choose to wear.
  • If the withdrawal from Gaza goes badly, obviously, that will set us back.