Wait Quotes

  • America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
  • The reason fiber helps us control our weight is that it fills the belly yet yields few calories since fiber is, for the most part, not something that we can digest.
  • The only players I hurt with my words are the ones who have an inflated opinion of their ability. I can't worry about that.
  • I can be a little acerbic.
  • I have my 1973 Citroen DS 23 Pallas. I drive it all the time. It's still the most beautiful shape in the world.
  • I look back to when I got divorced in the late 1970s. When that happened, I was so broken up. After that, I decided to seek God for my life and my next marriage.
  • No one tells me what they think because they're either intimidated by me, or they don't want to upset me.
  • When all else is lost, the future still remains.
  • Ironically, Latin American countries, in their instability, give writers and intellectuals the hope that they are needed.
  • Most times when people pitch you as being perfect for a part... they don't look at you as an actor who can transform. A lot of people are so literal.
  • I mean, I don't necessarily want to leave because I have this job, but I would love to do a good play.
  • Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
  • The only football players in my time were fellows who really loved to play football. They were not in it for the money. There wasn't much money there. They would have played football for nothing.
  • Most people are under exposed to global assets, including foreign stocks, bonds and currencies.
  • After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.
  • In Haiti, as I understand it, storytelling and history itself are not a business of necessarily elucidating facts or the truth of an incident, but finding the version that is most entertaining and therefore will get retold and live in immortality.
  • I don't watch the dailies. You want to just turn in your resignation when you watch the dailies.
  • Anything in this life that goes against love, we all should fight it.
  • Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.
  • Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.
  • My style of singing has always been referred to 'soul' singing when it fact it's more influenced by English R&B Blues Shouting. I'm closer to Led Zeppelin as a vocalist than to Ella Fitzgerald. It was torture dealing with major labels.
  • The British have always coped without becoming a dictatorship.
  • There's a certain groove you pick that makes the music flow, and when you have it it's in your pocket. It's the feeling behind the rhythm... to me, the hardest thing to strive for is that feeling, behind the groove.
  • The conventional viewpoint says we need a jobs program and we need to cut welfare. Just the opposite! We need more welfare and fewer jobs.
  • It's easy when you're working together to let work things overtake your life, when all you're talking about is work, and you never leave that space.
  • Metallica is going to be one of those bands you look back on in the year 2008, that people will still listen to the way I still listen to Zeppelin and Sabbath albums.
  • This foundational principle - that human beings derive their rights from God, rather than from the State, or any other source - is what made America different.
  • I have to go and say farewell to all the countries that I have been to, if I can. I am 73 now, it is taxing on me.
  • My appearance gave me access to a particular kind of world and I'm really grateful for it.
  • I don't know what women are attracted to. I can't tell, but certainly I have no notion of having sex appeal or being seductive in any way.
  • I've longed for kids since I was very, very young.
  • A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
  • I don't know why, but in my career and in my life, I often find myself in situations where I am the only girl among boys.
  • If you can, you must.
  • I've been in the entertainment industry since I was five and it has always been something that has been in my blood.
  • The sense of discovery only comes when I'm making discoveries alongside the reader. It feels crucial for me to not know too much about how things will turn out. So I try to develop strong characters with recognizable desires and put them together with other characters and see what happens.
  • I think I'm a common man for the most part, but I don't work as hard as most people that I know.
  • I knew nothing about football, then someone showed me a film of Petit and I realised how interesting the game could be. He is divine. When I met him I could barely speak, he was so gorgeous. Women will love that show.
  • At independence, Tanzania had 350,000 elephants... in 1987, there were only 55,000 elephants left.
  • UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.
  • What I love is a good role. In the theatre, there is just a canon of extraordinary roles, the quality of character is amazing, but I also love working in front of a camera. It was the first one for me; as a kid I was in front of a camera. I feel at home.
  • My earliest memory is seeing Michael Jackson in Melbourne with my sister when I was about ten. I still have this souvenir stick with a glove that would light up and make a peace sign in a bunch of different colors. I'm so happy my mom didn't throw that out.
  • I love this country, I love these people, though I can't say I love their politicians. People are always nicer than politicians, but here, you can mark that difference up a hundredfold.
  • Healthy shame is an emotion that teaches us about our limits. Like all emotions, shame moves us to get our basic needs met.
  • Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.
  • I think music will always be a big part of my life. I can't go five minutes without singing, sometimes unconsciously. And people stare at me, and I'm wondering why they're staring, and then I'm realizing that I'm belting out a tune.
  • If I ever have sex with someone I might be able to develop a sense of humor.
  • When I came to England at the very beginning of commercial television it was easy for me because I was only doing one or two shows a week at most. It was really a holiday.