Tried Quotes

  • I'm not one of these directors, so far, that wants to have a whole separate director's cut of these things. So far they've turned out to be kind of the length that they wanted to be.
  • I love mixing and matching patterns, styles old and new, feminine and masculine and drawing inspiration from characters like Annie Hall.
  • The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed.
  • It's important to have the right agent - people that are working hard for you. But an actor needs to be in control of their career no matter how good the representation is.
  • I have always believed that 98% of a student's progress is due to his own efforts, and 2% to his teacher.
  • I love staging action and wide-shots, not necessarily going to close-ups.
  • Dave Camp has been very much influenced by, and often guided by, the radicalization of the Republican Party... and too often failed to speak out.
  • I'm glad I'm a woman; I'm glad I'm a rapper because I get to speak to these people who did not get spoken for in this genre.
  • I have great faith in the jury system.
  • I think I'm a pretty moral guy, a very moral guy, but I'm not perfect.
  • I don't read reviews and I don't know what to do with opinions, so I just lose them. They take up space, they become a process of manufacturing a persona, which I want to avoid.
  • I love taking on other people's words. They are much more interesting to me than my own.
  • It is a big problem and so I don't know for sure if I say yes or no to Ferrari.
  • I want to do all types of music, music for all people. I want my music to be encouraging, to help people.
  • I have always maintained that in basketball the importance of the mental to the physical is about four to one.
  • I love to create, and to me, the ultimate freedom of expression is a blank canvas or a block of clay to capture whatever emotions your imagination gives it.
  • I'm not trying to change an image, I'm just trying to make sure that the facts match the image. The facts are basically that I'm a builder. I have not dissembled any company nor split up any companies, nor do I ever buy any companies with that intent.
  • Intuition is reason in a hurry.
  • The acceptance of certain realities doesn't preclude idealism. It can lead to certain breakthroughs.
  • I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron, F-8 Crusaders.
  • I think I'm better than I was in my younger days, because I'm exploring deep lyrical material, and I've been sober for a while now.
  • It is a different world than when I was growing up, and you started to just kind of maintain at thirty-five and just hope you can hope it together. People are a lot more vital than I am and doing all kinds of things and leading really important movements.
  • Theories come and go, but fundamental data always remain the same.
  • I actually have a weird tendency to say things to people that they were just about to say. I always freak my best friend out with that. So I might have a bit of psychic power.
  • I was a curious child. I'd debate with anyone who came to the door - people from the Islamic community... Jehovah's Witnesses... anyone.
  • The false pride of perennial celebration, of wearing flag lapel pins while betraying the values that the flag stands for, is like the self-esteem curriculum for toddlers, where everything is praised and no achievement ultimately has meaning.
  • I loved working on 'Thomas & Friends.' That's an iconic show, and that thing is, like, a billion-dollar property. But content-wise, yep, if you're not into steam trains and preschool storytelling, it can get a little wearing after years of it.
  • I don't mean to be trite about abortion, but I do feel it's a woman's body, and I don't think anyone should take away her choice of having or not having a child.
  • I always felt a little bit on the outside.
  • I think I'm a global citizen. My parents came from China, were educated in France and emigrated to the United States. And I think that opened up my mind to be able to live and work anywhere.
  • I'm not one of these actors who's rolling in money.
  • I was very productive as a senator for my state.
  • A finite world can support only a finite population; therefore, population growth must eventually equal zero.
  • I always felt before Paul Brown, coaches just rolled the ball out onto the field.
  • I'm afraid Eddie the Eagle was before my time. All I know is that his glasses were three times thicker than mine, but I can jump three times further than he did.
  • We don't want to be our own niche. We're filmmakers like everybody. How many years in a row are we going to talk about the fact that we make films and we are women? Enough already.
  • And you know, when you take on something like this, you read a book like this, you know that it's going to be an adventure. That's part of what draws you to it.
  • I never pursued a career relentlessly.
  • People get really caught up in their own trips.
  • I love my fans.
  • I think I'm good at looking moody. I'm not much good at analysing myself, but I tend to fit the strange and tortured characters.
  • I think I'm funny because my family, my siblings were funny.
  • I think God has it written down for me, that without training and working hard you will never achieve desired results. All three times I have had to toil my way into the Olympics. Talking about pressure, well that is something you have to learn to deal with in sports.
  • Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
  • Sometimes you need to press pause to let everything sink in.
  • I think I'm happier, not just because of winning Grammys and selling records, but because it's really fulfilling to have all these things happen with something you love to do.
  • I think I'm a fan of people who were brave, my aunt, my grandmother, those are my heroes.
  • All I want to do really is get married and be a matriarch.