When Quotes

  • You know when you meet somebody and they're just good people? That's Andy Samberg.
  • When work seems like a job, I don't do it anymore. I always want it to be something I'm interested in and something that challenges me.
  • When we talk about self-confrontations, we are speaking about moral issues rather than social issues.
  • When you can hear a violinist, that is better than you, then you learn from him, because if you play with somebody who is worse than you, then you go down.
  • When you're tan, you feel better about yourself.
  • When we started 'Perry Mason,' we thought it might go a year.
  • When you have that connection to say, 'I'm going to play for something bigger than myself,' man, you have a chance to do something good.
  • When you take on a project, you have to be certain that you can make the best version of whatever it is you're given.
  • When you focus on life, on enjoying and connecting with other people, that's when work comes. When you focus on work, you can never work. I'm always going through waves of that.
  • When reading, only read. When eating, only eat. When thinking, only think.
  • When you are culture, you're forever young, like Snoop. When you're on that level, it's just contributing to the gangsta.
  • When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.
  • When you're going in there with Brock Lesnar, you can't have anything else on your mind.
  • When you start out as a filmmaker, you do parodies, because you can't really compete on a studio level.
  • When you see U2 or the Rolling Stones, after years of knowing each other, they don't have to look at each other to connect.
  • When you grow up with a name like Brad Thor, people expect you to be 6-foot-4 and a pile of muscles.
  • When you're going nowhere, anywhere's a better place to be.
  • When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.
  • When you start off a new tournament, you want to do well.
  • When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back.
  • When you're black in Hollywood, you know, your first role is going to be on a crime drama. That's - everybody knows that.
  • When you know that you can overcome challenges, you do gain that self-respect, and then you won't end up in a situation that you regret later on.
  • When you get chemo, some people get a lot of sores in their mouth and even their esophagus, so they chew on ice; thank God that didn't happen with me.
  • When you're happy you don't always have to be laughing, and when you're sad you don't have to be crying; sometimes it's the opposite. You laugh when you're the most upset.
  • When you give a lot of confidence in people and you don't get it back, you are a bit disappointed, but it's life.
  • When you have a kid, you have to be more mature.
  • When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
  • When you do 'Mad Fat Diary' or 'The Village,' you always learn about the particular time period, and that's always nice for an actor.
  • When there are dogs and music, people have a good time.
  • When your protagonist bores you, you're in trouble.
  • When sadness happens in the middle of work, I separate my personal grief from my train of thought.
  • When we first sold the Wallace and Gromit shorts to America, people suggested we get rid of the strange British accents and put clear American voices on them, and we held out.
  • When you hit the big time, big money, big egos, people don't talk. You have no friends.
  • When you write non-fiction, you sit down at your desk with a pile of notebooks, newspaper clippings, and books and you research and put a book together the way you would a jigsaw puzzle.
  • When you turn on the TV, you hear bad stuff, all the time.
  • When you're in a black group, you have to keep in mind you're not black. You just have to be sensitive. We have to be appreciative that the black nationalist struggle is a nationalist struggle.
  • When you love what you do, then you're talking to one of the luckiest guys on the face of the earth.
  • When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat.
  • When you were on stage, you could be absolutely open about your emotions and indulge them and express yourself in a way that - in real life - I wasn't doing.
  • When you have your best stuff, it's a lot easier to pitch.
  • When you fit meditation into your day, you bring much more of yourself to all the other hours of your day - you bring your whole self rather than your stressed-out self.
  • When you inherit a franchise that won one playoff game in the last 10 years, you've inherited a troubled franchise.
  • When you know what an actor has, you can reach in and arouse it. If you don't know what he has, you don't know what the hell is going on.
  • When you're the cash cow that lays the golden goose egg, people are always going to cheer you on, whatever.
  • When people pay taxes, they are buying a service and benefit for their community. Colorado Tax Tracks shows taxpayers what they pay and what they buy for their money.
  • When you're in the news business, you always expect the unexpected.
  • When we were in D.C. my daddy used to cut his hair with a bowl. Crucial. If you're African, Haitan, Jamaican or even more poor than the people in the project, you'll know about that.
  • When you do not have the dialogue to explain things, you will use everything to show and to tell the story. I think that this is what makes you believe that it is impeccable.