World Quotes

  • I expected results.
  • I feel more pressure when I'm writing for teens. I'm very aware that my audience is impressionable. Therefore, I'm far more careful about what I say and the language I use.
  • Skating is one of those sports you unfortunately see people get stuck in.
  • I view myself as a fiction writer who just happens to write nonfiction. I think I look at the world through a fiction-writer's eyes.
  • The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.
  • I just kept making records, touring in Europe a lot, and then I had a baby in 2006, so my life has been very, very much family-orientated.
  • We as a Congress have a moral obligation to bring justice to the families of these victims. Furthermore, as a society based on laws, we have a responsibility to ensure that criminals don't go unpunished.
  • We're promoting such a narrow version of literacy that we're not including what a lot of boys like.
  • Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy.
  • Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
  • One of the things I wanted to do with my own books was bridge the gap between 'Goosebumps' and adult horror.
  • Victorious living does not mean freedom from temptation, nor does it mean freedom from mistakes.
  • Robin McKinley's 'The Blue Sword' was a defining book of my teen years, and I'd love to have more books like that in the world.
  • An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents: What does happen is that the opponents gradually die out.
  • One always dies too soon or too late. And yet, life is there, finished: the line is drawn, and it must all be added up. You are nothing other than your life.
  • A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
  • I have lived under totalitarian Communism, so I prize freedom as much as anyone and have long fought for freedom of conscience and speech.
  • Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
  • Animal totems, like the tiger, come from the Other Side to protect us while we are away from Home.
  • Governing isn't as easy as you think. Many of you have taken pledges that are contradictory - to balance the budget and cut taxes, for example. You must be honest about the numbers, since our annual deficit now exceeds all discretionary spending combined.
  • When I was eleven, I got cast in the last directorial project of Christopher Reeve.
  • The highest of the world's mountains, it seems, has to make but a single gesture of magnificence to be the lord of all, vast in unchallenged and isolated supremacy.
  • My thing is trying to convince them they can win.
  • For me, the magic of Hawaii comes from the stillness, the sea, the stars.
  • Dreams grow holy put in action.
  • We get angry about the small things sometimes, I feel, so that we feel like we're doing something, so that we don't have to tackle the big things. And it's fine; let people do that. But I'm not gonna now change because of that. You know? Like, the worst thing that happens to me is you don't like me. And then what?
  • Bollywood has always pampered heroes and treated actors as second class citizens. But, of late, it has realised that there has to be space for actors who can connect with people.
  • Being a working mom is not easy. You have to be willing to screw up at every level.
  • The problem with Ireland is that it's a country full of genius, but with absolutely no talent.
  • I think right now we need to look back at the founding values of our country. Rise above partisanship, be less bitter when it comes to important matters that have to be solved.
  • God's designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit.
  • People tend to forget that in our country, we'd pretty much all be immigrants, except for the Native Americans.
  • Ten percent of the American population thinks that Barack Obama is a Muslim. Those are the people that have not learned the skill of filtering information from the vast barrage of inaccurate information that we're all faced with everyday. I think that's a very 21st century skill.
  • If you drive to, say, Shenandoah National Park, or the Great Smoky Mountains, you'll get some appreciation for the scale and beauty of the outdoors. When you walk into it, then you see it in a completely different way. You discover it in a much slower, more majestic sort of way.
  • To me, respect for human life begins with making it more difficult to obtain an inanimate object that is designed to snuff it out.
  • The only solutions that are ever worth anything are the solutions that people find themselves.
  • There's days in training where everything flows and days in training where they don't. You just pray that doesn't happen the night of the fight.
  • My family didn't have money, and I think it made me fearless. I'm willing to try everything and not be afraid because what's the worst that can be happen? It might not work out, but I can't be worse off than when I was a kid.
  • I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
  • Sports has kept me on the straight and narrow path.
  • Were women meant to do everything - work and have babies?
  • Getting fan mail from Brazil is kind of funny.
  • 'The Cosby Show' changed America's opinion on so many different topics and opened so many people's eyes, and so you really learned immediately the power of what you were doing, that there was a power in portraying a role, and you were made aware of the effect that it could have on people, so it does raise the bar.
  • My memories of Australian cricket are it was an environment of good fun.
  • Just being hired by a great director is complimentary.
  • Countless are the women parasites who, to satisfy their craving for pleasure and luxury, impoverish father or husband. These lame limbs in the social organism, which themselves accomplish nothing, but for whom all other limbs work, are the most flagrant example of womanly immorality in the present.
  • Sometimes it's a little bit like being a politician. We have work to do in understanding our users' sentiments.
  • It's about not letting the internal enemy, the real enemy, have his way because the more he does the stronger he becomes. The film's about the devastating results that can manifest from the internal enemy being unbridled and allowed to unleash chaos.