Tournaments Quotes

  • I'd rather have a hot dog than caviar.
  • I love Korean food, and it's kind of like home to me. The area that I grew up in outside Chicago, Glenview, is heavily Korean. A lot of my friends growing up were Korean and when I would eat dinner at their houses, their parents wouldn't tell me the names of the dishes because I would butcher the language.
  • I think many of the companies that have tried to create social worlds have failed because they approached it strictly from an opportunistic perspective.
  • I got off on the fact that a guy would be so into me from the get-go without really knowing me. That's probably why I had so many bad relationships.
  • Being a good husband is like being a good stand-up comic - you need ten years before you can even call yourself a beginner.
  • I think especially in a world where you have so little say about what goes on in your life, or in the politics of the world around you, it is wonderful to go into that studio, and tell yourself what to do.
  • I happen to be a guy who also plays the piano and sings, so people automatically associate me with Billy Joel.
  • I really appreciate that ability to gather signals of demand and signals of retention early on.
  • Don't tell me that Colonel Parker or Brian Epstein didn't tell a little lie from time to time.
  • I feel that when the reforms in UN take place and the Security Council will be expanded in the permanent membership category, India will have a place, I hope so, but first it is to be expanded.
  • In general, people are comfortable sharing their music. There are two exceptions, though - Lady Gaga and Britney Spears.
  • I don't know about the hair. I've had it since I was a kid, and when I look at myself in the mirror, it looks quite normal. But then when I look at myself in a photo, I realise that my hair is basically bigger than my head! There's quite a lot of interest in my hair, which is strange, as for me, it's normal!
  • I don't want to interview people for the purpose of developing a world view and pushing that on people.
  • In the end, we all want a wife. But the home has become increasingly invaded by the ethos of work, work, work, with twin sets of external clocks imposed on a household's natural rhythms.
  • I definitely didn't want to be that person that came out and was like, 'O.K. I'm going to lead every parade.'
  • I don't know about five guys against the world. It's more like five guys against these three chords, and we're gonna wrestle 'em down no matter what it takes.
  • To some it may be a thrill to be known, to me it's a thrill to start a friendship even up.
  • I don't really write any of my raps down. The same, Kanye don't write any of his raps down. Common. It's easy that way. For me, personally, I figure I will lose some of the inspiration in the time of me writing it down, or I'll say it a certain way because I wrote it a certain way.
  • To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves is one and the same thing.
  • There is a crisis of leadership and governance in Africa, and we must face it.
  • Leadership desperately needs women.
  • I was born in Belgium, but we moved to Kilburn when I was one, so 'Time Out' has always been in the background of my life.
  • I have a pretty good sense of direction. And if I get lost, I just act like I know where I'm going.
  • The upfront spend to build trial, authentic reviews, web traffic, and passion for your product is far less expensive than paying tens of thousands of dollars for a one-time activation with an 'of the moment' star.
  • I don't know about anyone else, but if I had problems or issues, maybe I wouldn't feel as comfortable talking about them in a group.
  • I was involved with sports and student government, the regular stuff. I liked movies and all, but I did love the singing and putting on musicals, and I was always comfortable with that. I liked it.
  • Lloyd Alexander's tales were written and published when I was in diapers. Decades later, they remain utterly timeless for me. I cannot recommend them enough.
  • Our intention creates our reality.
  • Tim Tebow cannot dance, I know that. Tebow can do a lot of things, but he can not dance.
  • I want to have a cultural impact. I want to be an inspiration, to show people what can be done.
  • Went to 16 and hit a really bad 3 wood for my second shot and got stuck in the bunker about 70 yards from the pin. Poor execution, chunked it, hit a good chip up to about eight feet, missed it.
  • Teaching regularly has made me an even more adept reader, I think. The kind of teaching I do is more like editing than anything else. The kind of editing book editors used to do before lunch. The kind of editing I used to do as a radio documentary maker.
  • My overall plan for Instagram is to continue to create a tool that will inspire people to use their visual voice.
  • I have this group of friends that I'll send my scripts to before I send them to a large audience.
  • The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person.
  • I'm trying to illuminate how perilously narrow we draw the concepts of masculinity and sexuality in our male culture - particularly in black male culture - and to help people to see that there's room enough for everyone.
  • Labels need to work with artists to help them achieve their best work, not to jam records out that are half-baked or three-quarters baked.
  • If you're not happy before you're successful, you're going to be miserable when you do become successful because all your problems just get magnified.
  • If you look at the history of advertising, most of them were Jews, so it was only a matter of time before 'Mad Men' explored that area of advertising.
  • Our phones are so intimately connected to us, to our lives. Putting advertising on a device like that is a bad idea. You don't want to be interrupted by ads when you're chatting with your loved ones.
  • What is a spouse for? Not to be your personal servant, certainly!
  • I think the best collaborations in comics come from a lot of talks with the artists where you are finding out what they want to draw, what kind of villains they want to do.
  • I'm from the Bronx, so I am looking forward to performing before my homies. I'll keep it live in the house.
  • Courage is always the surest wisdom.
  • I know a lot of people who are not here anymore, and I wonder why I'm still here... Not a day goes by that I don't think about Sam Cooke. His presence is so strong and so convincing to me, a true artist, a true talent, who never talked down to people.
  • I get fans stopping me and telling me what a bad man I am. I got a lot of that at Comic-Con. I'd tell them, 'Sorry, mate.'
  • People ask me why I write strong women, and I say, 'Well, I don't like stupid ones.' Who would want to read about weak and whiny women? Are they people who assume women are weak and whiny? If so, why do they think that?
  • I made $2.58 an hour, and I spent it all on clothes.