Work Quotes

  • Each day it's like: 'How many more days am I going to feel young and vibrant? I feel young and vibrant now, but I also feel the aches and pains a little bit.
  • I want to thank all of the fans and media who made playing in the NFL such a wonderful experience. I have had the pleasure of meeting many of them.
  • You work on a play or movie, you have the whole script, so you're constructing a performance based on the bible that you have. In TV, you don't, so to actually invest in that and let that be the exciting part is terrifying and certainly leaves room for mistakes, looking back.
  • All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think.
  • If you're going to succeed, then you just have to be thick-skinned. It's something I developed early in my career, and it just goes with the territory.
  • There were a lot of bad feelings when Lindsey first left the band. But there's been a lot of healing going on, growing up, maturing. The bond is a great deal stronger than what we first thought.
  • My strength was that I am more balanced and calmer than most other riders.
  • I live a very normal life. I have friends, and I've always gone to school. The part that's not normal is that I've been working since I was 9 months old, but at the same time, it's completely normal to me.
  • Celerity is never more admired than by the negligent.
  • Actors never retire, they just get less and less work.
  • If this be treason, make the most of it!
  • If you were a public official, you had to be accountable, and you had to be reachable.
  • I'm a loner. I like to be alone. I'm socially awkward.
  • We are spending more as a percentage of our entire economy, almost 25 percent, than we have spent at any time since the end of World War II.
  • I've also gotten to play in front of a million people in Central Park when there was a grass roots movement calling for nuclear disarmament - it was about 1982 - they called it Peace Sunday.
  • First off, it's wonderful how much people are supporting me and felt I should have stayed in the competition.
  • I'm never as happy as when I'm pregnant. I literally would have 10 babies if I could!
  • When I was little, I went to a Jewish community day school for most of elementary school.
  • I think it's a very good thing to leave your country and look at it from afar.
  • My background is in dance. No, I'm kidding. I was actually really uncoordinated as a child, when it came to dance, but I did play a lot of sports, and I do some break-dancing from time-to-time. No, I really don't.
  • The best scientists and explorers have the attributes of kids! They ask question and have a sense of wonder. They have curiosity. 'Who, what, where, why, when, and how!' They never stop asking questions, and I never stop asking questions, just like a five year old.
  • Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
  • I come to Fashion Week events in New York City twice a year.
  • Keeping people fired up starts with having a really clear vision for what the company is aiming to do.
  • Many of the qualities that come so effortlessly to dogs - loyalty, devotion, selflessness, unflagging optimism, unqualified love - can be elusive to humans.
  • Let me be unambiguous. I prefer not to be photographed.
  • I'm excited about seeing a bipartisan plan to reform education in the United States. The only other option is to protect the status quo and I really don't think anybody wants to do that.
  • The guy who sits in front of the TV set with headphones on has lost the capacity to react to the tactile environment.
  • My parents are extremely proud of me.
  • Modern reality TV sets up these competitive situations to show us real human nature.
  • I hate when you go into a nice restaurant - someplace where you're going to spend good money - and there are kids in there crying.
  • Although Kurt Vonnegut may not be considered a humor writer, 'Breakfast of Champions' is one of the funniest books I've ever read.
  • I look at you and I write down what I hear.
  • When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
  • Sport is part of every man and woman's heritage and its absence can never be compensated for.
  • I think the commercial world is a lateral step from features. Some people see it as a step down, but I've never understood that.
  • If you want to grow old as a pilot, you've got to know when to push it, and when to back off.
  • So the thing that's beautiful about the Rolleiflex is that I open the camera up from the top and put my face in and that the camera's all about composition and all about light.
  • Work is about more than making a living, as vital as that is. It's fundamental to human dignity, to our sense of self-worth as useful, independent, free people.
  • When I was in school, you could pick any instrument you want, and they'd teach you how to play it. That changed my life. I loved playing music in school, and it sent me on my path as a musician.
  • The great thing about journalism is that there is so much exposure to all kinds of people who can turn up later as characters, whether you intend it or not.
  • The Mariel boatlift was probably one of the most strengthening events of the exile community; maybe Nietzschean, in the sense that if it doesn't kill you, it makes you stronger.
  • Speech is one of the marvels that characterize man, and also one of the most difficult spontaneous creations that have been accomplished by nature.
  • The distinguishing characteristic of the techno-thriller is technical detail.
  • I'd rather be on my own than be with a violent man.
  • Basically, the reason I'm vegan is because when I was about 16 or 17 years old, I began to understand that we don't need to contribute to the killing and exploitation of animals to feed our bodies correctly.
  • I remember, one day, I just printed out about a hundred CVs, and I was running around London. I was going to modeling agencies, temping agencies, anything. I was so desperate.
  • I wanted this, I wanted to do this, but my work is me, and it has to be right.