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  • I think sometimes an artist can really lose sight of what made them popular in the first place.
  • I got into a bad jag of movies that helped pay the rent and I thought would help further me along.
  • I am a literary animal. For me, everything ends in literature.
  • That walk around the block, that fresh air, is going to help you work more quickly and effectively when you get back.
  • To join Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys was like throwing a baseball around in your front yard and somebody coming over and signing you to play for the New York Yankees.
  • I also want to thank Arizona citizens for their efforts at conserving energy last summer.
  • There is nothing in the genius of America more precious today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance in its application to our own people.
  • Marriage is anti-romantic - husband and wife are terms like 'turkey' and 'goose.' Worse, they denote ownership.
  • We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
  • When I went to college, I discovered the Sega console, and 'Sonic the Hedgehog' became very dear to me.
  • I like to emphasize my eyes because if I do it well enough, then they look very blue.
  • There is no evidence that super PACs have led to a greater percentage of negative ads.
  • I was born into a world where a lot of people who came to the house were performers.
  • You never want to have that ticking clock and know that you had all this time and didn't use it.
  • I think if one wants to be in a continual state of insanity one should stay married to that writing partner.
  • I don't think Jesus was an exclusivist. He said, and we believe, that He is the unique representation of God in the world. But that doesn't mean this is the only way God can work.
  • We don't believe that winning elections and winning any amount of votes will win freedom in Ireland. At the end of the day, it will be the cutting edge of the IRA which will bring freedom.
  • I think that smart is sexy, and driven is sexy, and passion is sexy, and if you're passionate about math, so be it.
  • I was going through a divorce, and I had a lot of reading I was doing, and I developed what was probably a serious anxiety problem - because I was about as poor as you can get, in graduate school, and trying to make my work and keep my head above water.
  • I've never been a big horror genre fan, but I did go see 'Nightmare on Elm Street' in the theaters and I dug it. I thought it was cool.
  • I don't come from a comedy background or a stand-up background, but I think that sometimes there's a misconception that an actor who works primarily in comedy is a comedian. There's nothing wrong with being a comedian, but I'm absolutely not that. I can't think of anything more terrifying than doing stand-up!
  • I think some of the best music throughout the actual history of music itself came from cultures where they're not really looking for outside themes. It's developed from their hometowns - it's what they love and what they love to do.
  • We live in the best place on earth but at times the worst.
  • It would be a much better country if women did not vote. That is simply a fact.
  • I've been a sports fan all my life, and like most other actors, I'm convinced I could have been a pro athlete if Hollywood hadn't come calling.
  • There's been quite a clear upswing in nationalist sentiments. Everyone is talking about it, in Turkey as well.
  • You want to do a few things really well because you want to come out with a product that is fully baked, even though it may be lacking in a few features or whatever, rather than the one that's all-achieving but not doing anything too well.
  • My dad doesn't hug me enough!
  • I do not want to stay in Washington.
  • To love one person with a private love is poor and miserable: to love all is glorious.
  • Every moment of your life that is not a complete nightmare is happiness.
  • No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
  • I had a beard way before it was fashionable.
  • I am one who believes that the world goes from the slime to the sublime. And you can take Darwin and all your philosophers and all your ontologists, and that's the direction.
  • I have to have a daily, vibrant relationship with Jesus in order to survive that process toward healing.
  • It always seemed to me a bit pointless to disapprove of homosexuality. It's like disapproving of rain.
  • Clark Gable seemed fascinating all his life because there wasn't so much information about him. Today, you're on television all the time.
  • Theater is where I have the most experience and feel most at home, but I'm really, really loving film.
  • All this cuddling and kissing on stage these days, well it's all right in football when someone scores a goal, but not when you're playing darts.
  • They wanted me to play more sports because they were acutely sensitive to their children being one hundred percent American, and they believed that all Americans played sports and loved sports.
  • We want people who work for us to be entrepreneurs. We like them to look at ideas. We like them to chase ideas. We like them to not be what I call a caretaker of an asset.
  • That's the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old.
  • I've been really lucky to have had a variety of roles, and I don't think I'm in danger of being typecast as the romantic lead. I think there's honour in working as constantly as you can. That isn't easy. And I'm no matinee idol.
  • Judging by informal observation, most young Americans burn up their spare time buffing their emotional IQ and self-esteem with social media and non-stop texting. That's great for eye-thumb coordination, but what about the satisfaction of actually making something?
  • You don't want to burden some poor wretch with the entire story of your life.
  • I won't read scripts because I have a limited amount of time. Why should I help other people do lame stuff when I can just go out and put on lame stuff of my own?
  • I think one game we played the Oakland Raiders and Jack Tatum and I had an accident on the one-yard line. The only thing that Jack Tatum didn't do was wrap me up so I backed into the endzone backwards.
  • One of my favorite actors is Paul Newman. He could tell so much with a single look, whereas some actors would need an entire five page monologue to give off the feeling of what he could say with just a single look.