Trust Quotes

  • That only is a disgrace to a man which he has deserved to suffer.
  • To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
  • I am grateful to my father for sending me to school, and that we moved from Somalia to Kenya, where I learned English.
  • I was at home then in the world of figures, but not in that of values.
  • Most stuff you can do standing on your head.
  • I grew up partially in Switzerland but mostly in Australia. I lived in Kakadu for a short time - it's an Aboriginal community. My best friend growing up was Aboriginal. She taught me so much.
  • Success is a matter of one's own feeling about oneself.
  • In general, everyone wants to work and work more. But in fact, when a young generation has sufficient capability then we should create conditions for them to work.
  • I am still full of ambition.
  • Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.
  • Nobody ever becomes an expert parent. But I think good parenting is about consistency. It's about being there at big moments, but it's also just the consistency of decision making. And it's routine.
  • I respect Jay-Z. I like him.
  • Apple has long been a leading innovator of mobile technology; I myself own an iPhone.
  • There is no point in pointing fingers because there are three fingers pointing back at you.
  • It sounds really arrogant, but my music's my favourite music ever. I prefer it to anyone else's.
  • I think L.A. is beautiful.
  • In the '80s and '90s, China went through a giant change. It needed all resources. At the time, I was in the recycled paper business, and I realized the China market was a blank slate.
  • I think I'm so low key.
  • Falling in love is a narcissistic endeavor. You play the role of lover, and you find someone to act it out on.
  • My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
  • The Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility.
  • The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.
  • In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now. The book is actually divided into five sections, through which the key character, the muse, leads us.
  • The writer can choose what he writes about but he cannot choose what he is able to make live.
  • I make sure I carve out time to be with my daughter.
  • Not every song of Lynyrd Skynyrd's was a single, but songs like 'Tuesday's Gone' and 'The Ballad of Curtis Loew' and 'Made in the Shade,' 'I Need You,' people learned those songs from the radio because radio played albums, not just singles.
  • It's good to have a governing body to oversee matters in making of films, but you can't blame films for what is happening in society.
  • The writer is the visionary of his people... He anticipates, he warns.
  • I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio with strict discipline and emotion. I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners during the end-of-year admission tests.
  • I learned early in life that laughter is a great way to diffuse and uncomfortable situation, so I began to use that as a tool, throughout my life.
  • If the government decides to put your life under a microscope, do you think it won't find something? I suspect there's not an adult in the country who would walk away totally unscathed if every aspect of his or her life were investigated the way Stewart's ImClone trading was.
  • I'm not writing non-fiction. I don't feel anything about me as a kid was unique. Except that I had more interest in being alone and using my imagination.
  • We do high heels, and people know us for that, but the idea of wearing a flat from day to night feels special.
  • The writer I feel the most affinity with - you said you felt my books are 19th century novels, I think they're 18th century novels - is Fielding, Henry Fielding, he's the guy who does it for me.
  • Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist.
  • I have this horrible weakness. I fall in love with my characters. 'Suspect' started as a one-shot, but I just love Maggie so much, and I love Maggie and Scott and what they have going.
  • One's prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. You must then live it to the full.
  • The Democratic Party opposes tax cuts but it cannot say so publicly. Thus, it is forced to support the idea of lowering the tax burden but using class warfare rhetoric to dispute the allocation of the relief.
  • We must be vigilant in our actions towards criminals, and innovative in our approach towards solving crime.
  • One thing I like about Zen. It doesn't believe in achievement.
  • The musical has always been in jeopardy - until - or was in jeopardy until it was realised that it is probably the safest living theatre art form.
  • The writing day can be, in some ways, too short, but it's actually a long series of hours, for months at a time, and there is a stillness there.
  • Animals... don't have a sense of time. You just have to do things over and over with animals until they happen to do it right because they don't really know what you want.
  • I think I'm prone to not being a good guy in relationships.
  • I think I'm probably quite geeky in a lot of ways. I'm pretty into books, kind of obsessive about that.
  • Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
  • A leader's job is not to do the work for others, it's to help others figure out how to do it themselves, to get things done, and to succeed beyond what they thought possible.
  • In fact, a fundamental interdependence exists between the personal right to liberty and the personal right to property.