Words Quotes

  • Words that are carefully framed and spoken are the most powerful means of communication there is.
  • How can people trust the harvest, unless they see it sown?
  • I think there is something in my books that says these are people doing their best under difficult circumstances - sometimes they do wrong things and make mistakes, but who doesn't? And who wants to read about somebody who never does?
  • What a thrill it is to have my writing recognized by an institution as admirable and vital as the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • I mean he's a very famous director... they're not going to put their... and he's very tough, he doesn't like interference at all, so he kept them at bay.
  • Love other human beings as you would love yourself.
  • I'm the third or fourth generation of actor in my family; I'm sure if they were butchers, I'd be a butcher, too.
  • All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth - in a word, all those bodies which compose the frame of the world - have not any subsistence without a mind.
  • I love fairy tales because of their haunting beauty and magical strangeness. They are set in worlds where anything can happen. Frogs can be kings, a thicket of brambles can hide a castle where a royal court has lain asleep for a hundred years, a boy can outwit a giant, and a girl can break a curse with nothing but her courage and steadfastness.
  • True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
  • I have actually five honorary degrees.
  • Obviously I'm very disappointed. I trained very hard this summer and felt in a good shape to play the U.S. Open.
  • People talk about bullying, but you can be your own bully in some ways. You can be the person who is standing in the way of your success, and that was the case for me.
  • I've managed to get some beautiful bags. I have a great collection, and so does my mother. My favourite is a purple one by Gucci, which I take everywhere!
  • 'Jurassic Park' is probably the movie that got me wanting to make movies. It's fun, but it's not totally gruesome.
  • I lost myself in the bubble of music - driving myself to be a success.
  • Words are our life. We are human because we use language. So I think we are less human when we use less language.
  • I love to play music.
  • I was raised in an orthodox Jewish home where it was expected that, as a woman, I'd marry an investment banker, raise kids in the suburbs and go to temple. I wasn't raised to set the world on fire.
  • I only want to work with actors that really get it and make it work. I didn't want it to be a star-driven thing anymore.
  • Words are like weapons; they wound sometimes.
  • Words should be employed as the means, not the end; language is the instrument, conviction is the work.
  • Words are important to me, but a song can work and function and be a good song with words that are fairly standard. But really great lyrics can't rescue a dog of a song.
  • Hopefully the presence in Congress of an American who happens to be Hindu will increase America's understanding of India as well as India's understanding of America.
  • The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.
  • It's amazing what sleep does for your looks.
  • Words fashioned with somewhat over precise diction are like shapes turned out by a cookie cutter.
  • I am a loyal American, and I love my country.
  • But the debt limit obviously is something that needs to and will be passed. That is not inconsistent with a process and a belief that we have to get significant deficit reduction.
  • I love the atmosphere at the mall - everything about Christmas. I don't think anything specific gets me in the holiday spirit except for the holidays themselves.
  • Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment.
  • Words have a life of their own. There is no telling what they will do. Within a matter of days, they can even turn turtle and mean the opposite.
  • Casting can be heartbreaking. Dealing with the disappointment is the hardest part.
  • Know how to live the time that is given you.
  • The whole point of cryopreserving only one's head is based on the idea that one can simply grow in the laboratory an entire new body, without a head, and stick it onto the cryopreserved head.
  • Sexuality surrounds us like a dangerous aura. The same reverence that is given to the spirit is not given to the flesh. We have had a sexual revolution, but the sexual revolution only has made sex more pervasive. It hasn't granted the level of reverence and respect that it should have.
  • I'm not trying to make friends, I'm trying to make money.
  • Words cannot express quite a lot of feelings, whereas a noise or tone or drone or sound, an accordion falling down a staircase, can somehow capture an emotion much better.
  • Reunited with strawberry, raspberry and blueberry, I am berry, berry happy to be back working with JELL-O.
  • Words are the tools of 'to be' - of expression. They are completely built on the fact that you 'are,' and in order to express it, you have built a little alphabet, and you make your words from it.
  • Our actions - and inaction - touch people we may never know and never meet across the globe.
  • The Libyan program recently discovered was far more extensive than was assessed prior to that.
  • People have different relationships with power. I suppose a large portion of the 'Homeland' audience aligns with the U.S., sort of against the enemies. We certainly have the CIA viewpoint on the world - and it's their job.
  • I think I'm the only actor in the history of film who got to slap Sam Jackson on the face and butt and lived to tell about it.
  • Words are not too old, only people are too old if they use the same words too frequently.
  • The house is in turmoil with records on every space. In the kitchen and in the dining room is covered with records. I don't have a big enough house to accommodate everything.
  • Resolutions are a wonderful thing if we can keep them, but many resolutions go by the wayside because we have not done anything different with our mindset.
  • People that go through what I went through and people going through divorce, it's really a difficulty process; it's heartbreaking and it hurts really bad. It can really mess with your head.