Voice Quotes

  • The great thing about stage is that you have a live audience.
  • In high school, my mom's friend was a location scout, and there was a shoot at our house. I came home from school, and the photographer said, 'You should call my friend at this agency.'
  • The fascination of somebody with original creative gifts is something that's always drawn me. I get attached to them, but I can't call it being in love, because the words are so debased.
  • The one thing that I would say that defines me is I love to learn. I get excited about new things. I buy more books than I read or finish.
  • My main goal, when I started acting, was to show as much versatility as possible because I like playing diverse roles.
  • I like working by myself.
  • I don't need a lot of money. Simplicity is the answer for me.
  • My own sense of family, where I came from and what I made for myself is an important part of my life.
  • I think art comes from some sense of discomfort with the world, some sense of not quite fitting with it.
  • I always thought I should base how good I am on how good I feel I am.
  • Anyone who has grown up in Delhi knows it's horrible.
  • When I was 18, I began attending college for art and design, and I designed all sorts of things from furniture to industrial designs and even watches.
  • If you break your knee, you have therapy on your knee, and it's the same for your heart.
  • If I lived in L.A., I'd be schizophrenic after a week.
  • I'm not trying to take anything away from film acting, because it's also really hard, and I worship the people who are great at it. But to actually have to go out on stage night after night and do it with your audience right there is so wild and scary and exciting and fun and all the things that I remember loving about it.
  • I went to high schools in four different countries. The gift is that you can constantly reinvent yourself. I still feel that freedom. One day, I'll wear a dress I got in India; the next, Converse sneakers and jeans.
  • It's a very special venue and a very special occasion.
  • I was born in 1953, so that's the Eisenhower administration.
  • If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society.
  • I appreciate everything that has been done for me. After a difficult start, I've just followed my dreams.
  • I'm a comedian at the beginning and the end of the day. I'm not affiliated with any campaign, nor do I generally find politics interesting enough to plan to be involved.
  • By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.
  • I want to be a playwright the way people are bank tellers. I want to keep doing it and have it go steadily and smoothly.
  • Acts of anti-Semitism in countries throughout the world, including some of the world's strongest democracies, have increased significantly in frequency and scope over the last several years.
  • Communism was meant to be an alternative religion.
  • I hated modeling.
  • Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker series also shows the potential of lighter fantastic fiction. I read the first, and listened to a tape of a later one, and it's fun.
  • Healing rain is a real touch from God. It could be physical healing or emotional or whatever.
  • I can't tell you what a pleasure it is to just put my hair under a wig cap and slap on a wig that's already done. It's dress up for your hair!
  • Vitiligo is just another difference, like freckles, big hair, tiny ears Everyone has differences.
  • There's not a good poet I know who has not at the beck and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that composes his mental library.
  • I want to be so famous that drag queens will dress like me in parades when I'm dead.
  • I was in a band till I was about 17; then I went to television, and I spent seven years doing that. When I came to Seattle, I started to audition for things. The passion's always there, and that's what's been the hard thing: to fit that passion into a normal life. You can't do it. You can't have a normal life and pursue this dream.
  • I am very proud to align myself with Miken - a brand known as an innovator and leader in the development of high performance sports equipment.
  • One day before I die, I will finally understand why liberals, especially Jewish liberals, fail to fully support Israel in its right to survive terror attacks.
  • I love writers all across the board, but one who influenced me very directly at the beginning was Mary Renault.
  • There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
  • A slice of hot, buttered toast is the perfect meal. It's not too much and not too little, and it gives you just the right buzz.
  • But I just really think there is a natural extension into other types of media because it's an excellent system for reliably locating and retrieving content.
  • Most people today still believe, perhaps unconsciously, in the heliocentric universe every newspaper in the land has a section on astrology, yet few have anything at all on astronomy.
  • We all approached doing a sequel with great trepidation and skepticism.
  • I have a theory that if you've got the kind of parents who want to send you to boarding school, you're probably better off at boarding school.
  • I played softball for a few years growing up. Both my brothers played baseball.
  • Your writing voice is the deepest possible reflection of who you are. The job of your voice is not to seduce or flatter or make well-shaped sentences. In your voice, your readers should be able to hear the contents of your mind, your heart, your soul.
  • It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
  • Surround yourself with great people. People are what make businesses prosper.
  • Just do your schoolwork, focus on a sport if you're good at it, do what I did.
  • I am not trying my best because it is the Olympics. I try my best always.