Weekends Quotes

  • If we could buy these properties and then invest in the Black community, with our own McDonald's, with our own Kentucky Fried Chickens, it was gonna be a great move.
  • I feel that I am best positioned to fight for America's future here in the trenches of the United States Senate.
  • I know I'm no Whitney Houston.
  • I believe that the far-right and the far-left can be equally insane - but there's no question that in the first years of the Obama administration, the far-right has been far crazier. In part, this comes from parties being out of power - without the responsibility of governing to ground them, the activists and the ideologues take over.
  • If it weren't for how esoteric the art world likes to be, I would love actually to play the music in the shows, painting the music that influences me most.
  • I like to say that I didn't choose acting - acting chose me.
  • My best mentor is a mechanic - and he never left the sixth grade. By any competency measure, he doesn't have it. But the perspective he brings to me and my life is, bar none, the most helpful.
  • I'm very grateful to God for what he gives me. Victories, remarkable victories, but you have to go through the defeats. That is why I praise God for everything.
  • I believe in emotional branding.
  • I think it's insulting to an audience to make them sit and watch a film and then give them a message in one sentence.
  • Because A Walk To Remember had come out and it had made money and I got a lot of congratulations at that time as it happens out there.
  • I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle.
  • My husband has always been my biggest supporter, and my mother has finally joined the cheerleading team now that her friends have been telling her that they like my work as well.
  • I've come to appreciate other people's talents.
  • My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'
  • Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
  • It's important to remember that the Jacobite Risings of the 18th century constituted a religious civil war, not a nationalistic movement.
  • My dad, like many Southern men, is this very emotionally expressive person who isn't as articulate in words about his feelings as he is with breaking a chair or something like that.
  • I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind or to make it my second or third sport in college.
  • Barbecue is the third rail of North Carolina politics.
  • Literally, my job is I make socks. That's all I do.
  • The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life.
  • I've never turned down a fight in the UFC. Even when I was champ, I never turned down a fight.
  • I have done a lot of stupid things in my life.
  • Any time you have someone's first-hand account of the sheer terror that ISIS can provoke... that's powerful.
  • I've done a lot of growing up since the age of 16 and I really wanted that to be reflected in my music.
  • She was a great lady. We raised three boys, were together as long as she lived, and now she's passed on.
  • History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
  • I have forty-six cookbooks. I have sixty-eight takeout menus from four restaurants. I have one hundred and sixteen soy sauce packets. I have three hundred and eighty-two dishes, bowls, cups, saucers, mugs and glasses. I eat over the sink. I have five sinks, two with a view.
  • I'm a big believer of work/life balance. You need a little down time to recharge to make sure that when you're here, you're really all here. I still have a child in high school, so I go to her sporting events, even if it means leaving work and working again when I get home. I probably should work out a little more than I do.
  • I want to reassure our NATO allies that if any of them get attacked, we'll be there to defend them.
  • Ultimately, it's a sense of camaraderie and friendship with local people that is core to my journeys.
  • I like things that make you grit your teeth. I like tucking my chin in and sort of leading into the storm. I like that feeling. I like it a lot.
  • There are so many ideas that you just come up with on a day-to-day basis when you're a writer that it's very difficult to want to go back to an old fling, so to speak.
  • Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.
  • People like Spencer Tracy held up because they had the background originally, but to this day they never have changed Mr. Gable's role, or most of them.
  • We were called The Toilets originally - we were flushed with success.
  • I think if you're not offending somebody somewhere, then your show is probably just very bland and boring.
  • The stunning thing about the world as it is, is that we have a tremendously large problem in it: namely, one-third of all human deaths, 80-million every year from poverty-related causes, trivial diseases and so on, and stunningly, nobody is really paying attention to it.
  • It is a temptation for me to wear all my rings at once.
  • I live in Palm Beach, where no one wants to hear bad news.
  • In most films - especially in regards to the protagonist - really from the get-go they set up some scenario that endears that character to the audience. Or imbues him with some nobility or heroism or something.
  • Life is like a cobweb, not an organization chart.
  • The hand of fate had dipped into the ragbag of humanity.
  • The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination. But so few have imagination that there are ten thousand fiddlers to one composer.
  • I think when you're learning an instrument, you are restricted because much of it is the noise of individual theory and your ability to play the instrument.
  • 'Anna Karenina.' I read it in college. I was so engrossed that I couldn't stop reading it and neglected all my other studies. I would go to the library even on nice warm weekends and just lock myself up. I think that was the first time that I felt transformed by a book.
  • For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office.