United Quotes

  • The very first concert I ever went to was a Green Day concert when I was 12 years old, at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ont., and I remember right after seeing them perform I started a band, and I wanted to get up in front of people and start performing. Ten years later, to be on the Green Day 'American Idiot' tour is really awesome.
  • There is a force of exultation, a celebration of luck, when a writer finds himself a witness to the early morning of a culture that is defining itself, branch by branch, leaf by leaf, in that self-defining dawn, which is why, especially at the edge of the sea, it is good to make a ritual of the sunrise.
  • I really feel like I've written my most effective music in the instrumental realms.
  • The good in this world far outweighs the evil. Our common humanity transcends our differences, and our most effective response to terror is compassion, it's unity, and it's love.
  • The good life is one that's artistically made.
  • The goal of the Head Start program is to give at-risk children all across our Nation a fair chance at succeeding in the educational system.
  • The powder is mixed with water and tastes exactly like powder mixed with water.
  • Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.
  • Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible.
  • One could say that in case of need, every normal and healthy woman is able to hold a position. And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman.
  • We're going through the Olympics. We're watching women working as teams. We're watching men working as teams. We're watching all working as teams. We're proud of men and women getting medals. That's how the Navy should be working.
  • I need the money. People don't understand how little money you make in a band.
  • I absolutely should be on social media, and I think every person who's an influencer should be, and should be doing good things.
  • If you do a quantity challenge, the problem you'd face would be a starchy challenge. If it has a lot of potatoes, a lot of bread or fried elements, that's difficult. With heat challenges, challenges that use the whole pepper are much, much easier than ones that use pepper extract. That's concentrated, and also devoid of flavour. It's just heat.
  • I was very fortunate to be elected to the Society of Fellows at Harvard, which is, in effect, a small research center where you are given three years to do whatever work you want.
  • The good romances are as good as anything.
  • On another level, I want to mention that I have a strong Jewish identity and - over the years - have been involved in several Jewish projects, such as the establishment of a strong program of Judaic Studies at the University of California in San Diego.
  • Speaking is the one trait in which woman is superior to man. Consider what happens when a couple argues. The man tries to talk to the woman. The stupid fool - he can never win.
  • Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
  • All fiction has to have a certain amount of truth in it to be powerful.
  • There are hard choices to be made in balancing the country's security and an individual's liberties. But it is a choice that has to be faced.
  • I was living as a young single mom. I was 19 when I was divorced, and my daughter was a year old, and I waited tables here three to four nights a week for several years while I was trying to support myself and my daughter and the day I got that acceptance at Harvard Law School was an unforgettable day.
  • She glances at the photo, and the pilot light of memory flickers in her eyes.
  • The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people.
  • Sometimes when things get kind of frantic, it helps to call my husband Steve, because I think he's got a real good sense of where everything's gonna be in a few years.
  • The only way you can serve God is by serving other people.
  • Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
  • Any father likes his son to take over from him if possible.
  • Every actor-performer says this, and it sounds so irritating, but I'm not the most outgoing person.
  • There aren't a whole lot of people in culture that are unapologetically masculine.
  • Turing was fearless. He's extremely direct, which can be seen as socially awkward, and that becomes both his big obstacle but also, in many ways, his strength.
  • Nanoengineering is learning how to make devices as small as 10 to 100 atoms in width. Much of the work is going on in the electronics industry, where there is great demand to pack more components onto computer chips.
  • I think that less presidential interference the better.
  • Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating.
  • In order for innovation to happen, a bunch of things that aren't happening on closed platforms need to occur. Valve wouldn't exist today without the PC, or Epic, or Zynga, or Google. They all wouldn't have existed without the openness of the platform.
  • We were aware of the fact that death walks hand in hand with struggle.
  • Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.
  • As long as you gave it your best shot, even if in the opinion of others 'you failed,' you didn't fail.
  • Because I came out as a singer, I took the time to get an acting coach.
  • The idea that you can create a template that will work forever doesn't happen in any business. There's some really, really bright people in this business. You can't do the same thing the same way and be successful for a long period of time.
  • My father died. It is still a deep regret to me this day that in choosing acting as my career I was forced to hurt him. He died too early to see I had done the right, the only thing.
  • I don't believe in breaks. Not yet. I'm too young.
  • There's an assumption that women don't start companies that earn more than X amount of dollars, or that have more than X amount of users, and Bumble is now really growing into one of the main players if you look at all the mainstream social-media platforms.
  • I've got no idea when I am going to retire. Whenever they pick me up and take me to the funeral home, I guess.
  • There are women who get divorced in order to punish. Out of this bitter, bitter hatred that some of these women have for their ex-husbands, they turn their children against them.
  • Our case, we used the organometallic compounds. Additionally, we need one important element, that is base. Without base, the acidic coupling reaction using organoboron compounds cannot proceed nicely. So, that is very important point in our cross-coupling reaction.
  • Science is a wonderful discipline, to which we are deeply indebted.
  • Reading books might itself be a bit weird, but obviously okay, since books were part of school, and doing well in school was clearly a good thing. But comics were more like candy, just flashy wrappers without any nourishment. Cheap thrills.