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  • So far I'm still standing on 'Sons of Anarchy' but all the rest of the people on the show have me in their crosshairs so I'm waiting for the bullet in the head.
  • No politician has ever yet been able to rule his country, nor has any country ever yet been able to face the world, upon the principles of the Sermon on the Mount.
  • I was nuts for stuff in the Middle Ages when I was just in the third and fourth grades.
  • Everybody around the world wants to send their kids to our universities. But nobody wants to send their kids here to public school.
  • Try to see things differently - It's the only way to get a clearer perspective on the world and on your life.
  • I think most of us who live into our 50s have had a few experiences with death. You know, we see people we know start to die. We realize it's getting closer and closer for us.
  • Like the old Italian saying goes, 'It ain't rocket surgery.'
  • If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
  • I don't consider myself a fashion designer.
  • My system for staying young is to work a lot, to always have a project on the go.
  • I always believe in giving a lot of security to players. When you pick someone, you pick someone with a lot of trust and stick with that someone.
  • Dialogue between people of differing views is critical for fostering understanding in a democracy.
  • I definitely believe that art is the best way to produce social change.
  • We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement.
  • We have invented a new human right here - the right to return home after a war.
  • As a result of half a century of Soviet rule people have been weaned from a belief in human kindness.
  • More than ever, a college diploma unlocks economic opportunity, provides students with a wealth of new skills and knowledge, and encourages innovation and growth. But more than ever, it also comes with a mountain of student loan debt.
  • For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity.
  • I remember so clearly from when I was five years old, my mom and dad arguing over - not over whether it was better, but whether it was proper or whether it was correct to eat with a fork or to eat with your hands, like we do in Sri Lanka. Proper. Like, what is the correct way to eat?
  • I have funny bones. If there's ever any kind of tension, I'll always be the one to try and be funny to loosen things up.
  • One of the questions that I often get is, 'Why are you running to be President?'. To Be President! What did I miss? I'm not running to go to Disneyland.
  • A piece of advice always contains an implicit threat, just as a threat always contains an implicit piece of advice.
  • My goal is to goad people into saying something that ruins their life.
  • We're making this as entertainment. But God willing, if this show stays on and people see a woman in that office for a while, I think it will help people become more used to it. It's certainly about time that we had a few female presidents.
  • I was up for 'Harry Potter' way, way back. But I don't quite fit the bill, I think.
  • It doesn't matter that I didn't win a trophy because I did it my way and I lived the dream.
  • I wanted him to love me, and I'm quite sure that he didn't.
  • I want to tell women in developing countries that they are as powerful as their male counterparts, and they can play an equal role in their respective societies.
  • I do believe that if models look like children, then they shouldn't be sexualised.
  • When I disappear, I will disappear; there'll be nothing left.
  • I love physical sunblocks with zinc. When I used to surf, I'd sometimes tuck a bottle of sunscreen into my wet suit sleeve - when you're in the water having a great time, you're not thinking about running out to put on more sunblock.
  • I believe in the value of life. I believe we must prepare our children for tomorrow with the family values of my grandparents.
  • I was always okay with the fact that I was taller and bigger than everybody else growing up. My mom, my dad, and my friends always told me I was beautiful.
  • To be a writer, you must be a reader, yet as many as 30 per cent of my writing students were not readers.
  • Doctors and nurses, with their training and their experiences, they would be able to detect unusual patterns of disease. That's why we say it is important for every country to have a proper surveillance system. The function of the surveillance system is to detect unusual patterns of diseases.
  • Indeed, most magicians catch the bug as kids. My first audience was my family in Long Island. My first 'assistant' was my mother, whom I levitated on a broom in our living room.
  • Stage fright is my worst problem. A voice is very intimate. It's something of your own. So there's always this fear, because you feel naked. There's a fear of not reaching up to expectations.
  • My greatest desire was to be in a sandbox with Kevin Kline or Kenneth Branagh - to be with the people I admired - and I have.
  • Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
  • You can tell a lot about a person by the people who work for them.
  • I don't date dancers, but I've always wanted to teach guys how to dance.
  • You don't tell people who disagree with you they'd be better off somewhere else. And you don't reduce them to stereotypes; you address them as fully formed people worthy of respect. You try to persuade them.
  • But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith.
  • The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
  • By no means did my first book sell. I took a few runs at it. You'll never see those early efforts 'cause they're burned, straight to the fireplace where they belong.
  • There is no tragedy in missing a putt, no matter how short. All have erred in this respect.
  • I don't think anyone will deny that girls are academically superior as a group.
  • I've been touring now since about '68.