You Quotes

  • You will not be satisfied unless you are contributing something to or for the benefit of others.
  • The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato - the best part under ground.
  • You don't need a framework. You need a painting, not a frame.
  • You know, violence, I think, knocks on everyone's door.
  • When I look someone in the eye, they are immediately smitten with me.
  • You can't do your work worrying about what people will think of it - you kind of just have to do your work.
  • You cannot show people only the petals and not the thorns. It's not fair to them.
  • You know, I've never been a comic book person, just because that's not my gig and I don't have a television.
  • You can't buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.
  • You make your mark by being true to who you are and letting that be your staple.
  • When you start feeling the baby kick, you realize there's a person inside, and that pregnancy is very different from having a person you're responsible for for the rest of your life. I don't know what I'm doing, but then I have to remind myself no parent does, right?
  • What's better, a poetic intuition or an intellectual work? I think they complement each other.
  • You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
  • You don't have to do everything by the time you're 30. Or 40. All you need is a work ethic. It's what allows you to push through moments of disappointment and self-doubt and fear.
  • You want to feel like people are hiring you because they want to work with you, not because of who your parents are.
  • You know, as an only child, you're kind of in a bubble, and there are all sorts of things about my childhood that I still can't really place.
  • When you back off, it's easier to do mistakes. For me it's better to ski fast.
  • You put a movie star or a bunch of movie stars in a movie, it doesn't mean people are gonna go see it. It's been proven time and time again.
  • You didn't hear anything about 'Celtic Pride' when they had Sidney Wicks and Curtis Rowe and they were only winning 32 games a year.
  • We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.
  • You cannot parcel out freedom in pieces because freedom is all or nothing.
  • When you live in Vancouver, you realize most of the population is in eastern North America.
  • You will not make a man wiser by taking freedom of action from him. A man can only learn when he is free to act.
  • When you step back and watch people, you realize that we use every single body part. Movement, dance - I find it genius because it's ultimate expression, really.
  • You have to enjoy it. It is not going to happen every year, so this is the year that it is happening and we have got to go out there and enjoy it.
  • You cannot make thousands of universities or hundreds of thousands of professors, but with technology and the Internet you can have great courses and make a digital university.
  • You know, so many people say TV makes you stupid. But it had the complete opposite effect on me. It kept me from having a really bad Southern accent.
  • You may lose your wife, you may lose your dog, your mother may hate you. None of those things matter. What matters is that you achieve success and become free. Then you can do whatever you like.
  • You can get rich making fun of me. I know. I've made lots of money making fun of me.
  • You get built up and put on a pedestal and then people want to bring you down. It can be hurtful. Some people try to make me look bad or not a nice person but it's completely false.
  • When you put the subjectivity of the art together with the context of the science, you have this very powerful conjunction of opposites and together they are greater than either one could ever be.
  • You can do fascinating things with the tricks memory can play and tell. People can come to believe things which didn't happen at all if they're told them enough times.
  • You never know where a blessing can come from.
  • You never know when you'll have a bad idea for a worse joke.
  • When you get older, unless you're a huge star, the parts become less and the competition becomes greater. Because the guys left standing are the best.
  • You can latch onto theological ideas that are, in fact, not accurate, and refuse to let them go. I think we've seen this a few times in church history.
  • You start thinking the world is a certain way and forgetting that there's another world outside of the campus boundaries that has nothing to do with what is your world at the time.
  • When you make your first film at 47 and anybody but your mother goes to see it, to me, that's a miracle.
  • You want to have a good cake? Get two engineers to build it.
  • You can't predict what someone else is going to do and when someone else is going to leave.
  • When you read a novel, your own imagery is the most important. It's what makes reading such a wonderful thing.
  • You know it's only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton, but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.
  • You finish a job and it's very emotional because you're working crazy long hours, and your work family is like a real family.
  • You spend all this time reading or thinking or praying or searching or exploring.Maybe there's an Omega Point of love.
  • You don't need to have Asperger's to feel bewildered in a culture that relies so heavily on inconsequential chit-chat to grease the wheels of day-to-day life.
  • You never know when you are doing something that is affecting someone.
  • You really need a unique selling proposition, and people need to care about that unique selling proposition.
  • When you work on an album for three and a half years, you're kind of ready for it to get out there. To have your songs reach people.