Write Quotes

  • I look back into past history, the stored experiences or products of the imagination. I look no further forward than the evening.
  • I did 32 years of political cartoons, one every day for six days a week, I wrote and drew every word, every line. That body of work is the one I'm proudest of.
  • I was always under the impression that acting is an innate gift. One of the first things I heard them say at Koothu-P-Pattarai was that actors should realise the art of acting through their training.
  • I was born in Dallas, and I grew up both there and in New York City, which was very schizophrenic.
  • I was born in 1970 in Illinois, but all the life I remember I've spent in Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • You write for two people, yourself and your audience, who are usually better educated and at least as smart.
  • When you write a play, you work out like a musician on a piece of music. You find all the rhythms and the melody and the harmonies and take them as they come.
  • Write what you love. Love will hold you through the hard times and hold the world during the good times.
  • When you write and direct your own film, you basically know exactly what you want. Or you hope to. For the studio, it actually can make life a little easier, because if you have a bunch of questions, they only need to call one person.
  • I believe we don't need to widen the divide between the West and Islam. Rather, we need to build dialogue to encourage tolerance and respect.
  • When you write a book for publication, you're writing it for other people to read.
  • You cannot write a book unless it is totally inhabiting your imagination and you are totally engrossed with it. Which is a kind word for obsession.
  • Jesus Christ came for me, and he came for each person that is infected with HIV/AIDS. God loves that person. He doesn't hate them. They've made mistakes. We've all made mistakes. But God loves them, God cares for them, and Jesus Christ died for their sins.
  • Honesty is not found in revealing the truth, but in understanding how deeply afraid of it we are. To become honest is in effect to become fully and robustly incarnated into powerlessness.
  • All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees. They just can't help it.
  • I love chocolates. It could be something as simple as a chocolate cake with vanilla ice-cream, or it could be macarons filled with chocolate.
  • Write a little bit every day, each day. Visit it, every day - in other words, show up for work.
  • When I listen to Radio 1 and hear five different tracks in a row using old disco samples, well that's plagiarism, that's taking other people's music.
  • All forms of power - even based on the consensus of the democratic system - react when they are being attacked, or when those who exercise power become a target.
  • I don't think I ever feel sexy. I don't think that's for me to decide, if I'm sexy or not.
  • When you write an album and you're writing about relationships, the stuff that I've been through in my relationships, 99 percent of it is really good, but it's that one percent that always inspires you to write a song.
  • I don't think I could do a superhero movie. I'm just not really that type of guy.
  • When I feel comfortable, I just like to sing and hum, and I don't even know I'm doing it. But sometimes someone will come over to me like, 'I love that song you were singing, but it's distracting.'
  • We must take down the carnies. I think we need to start a campaign to defeat their scamming ways. I never win the boardwalk basketball game.
  • 'Fight Master' is a show that Spike came up with. Obviously, Spike has a vested interest in Bellator, which is filling a void that was created when the UFC and 'The Ultimate Fighter' left and went to Fox. I think this fills a huge piece of the puzzle for the folks at Spike, in terms of demographics and what programming they like to do.
  • You never write a catchphrase; you never write something and say, 'This is going to be a catchphrase.' You just write the show, and then in the course of the show, somebody says something, and for some reason it gets a laugh.
  • When you write fiction, you have an ideal reader in your mind who's sort of you but smarter.
  • When you write fiction, you can sort of invent more but also pack it with emotions that are very pertinent to you. Whereas with nonfiction, you have to be as factual as possible but also hopefully - also bring... emotional relevance to the piece.
  • When you write a song, you don't ask if it's good or not, or if it's gonna sell. When you write a song, you ask whether you've reached deep inside your heart and whether it's honest.
  • I was born here in the city, born in the Bronx. Son of a cop. One grandfather was a taxi driver; the other was a firefighter. New York is in my DNA.
  • You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.
  • You can't write if you don't read.
  • You can't write a story about a mental hospital in the United States without facing the grand example of 'Cuckoo's Nest.'
  • Sometimes the things you decide not to do are actually the biggest things to do in your career.
  • When people write comedy from neutrality, it just gets kind of silly.
  • You write your life story by the choices you make. You never know if they have been a mistake. Those moments of decision are so difficult.
  • I always knew I wanted to work in entertainment, but I actually really wanted to be a singer more than an actress.
  • When I came into Metallica, I had to do justice to Cliff's work, but I also had to put my own signature on it. No one could be Cliff Burton; Cliff Burton was the Jimi Hendrix of bass.
  • I don't think I could've carried the weight that Murrow carried.
  • I don't think I ever wanted fame.
  • You can write and write, but if you don't have someone who can nail that character, it's never going to live.
  • You never write down to the people - you write the best you can with the hope that someone else will feel the same way.
  • Write that novel. Start that business you've always wanted to. The ultimate high of life is the commitment to pursuing something.
  • You write it down because finally, when it's written down you do get it out of your system somewhat.
  • I walked in, looked around, and the navy recruiter was a really hot brunette, so I signed up with her.
  • You write what makes you laugh, and you hope that the audience agree, and so far they do.
  • You just write about things that happen.
  • Obamacare is bureaucrats getting between you and your doctor, and that's what Americans most dislike about this legislation.