Your Quotes

  • It's always been a great survival value for people to believe they belong to a superior tribe. That's just in human relationships.
  • A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
  • When I did 'Tokyo Drift,' a lot of the philosophy that Han lived by I have actually gone through in my own life. As I got older, I realized that I really believe in those philosophies, like the importance of family.
  • We don't have a full black community in Boston. Our people are scattered. There's a middle class where I live in Highland Park but it's not like a piece of Washington or Chicago.
  • For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development.
  • The best relationships develop out of friendships.
  • For the division of labor demands from the individual an ever more one-sided accomplishment, and the greatest advance in a one-sided pursuit only too frequently means dearth to the personality of the individual.
  • All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
  • New Zealand has a great reputation in America for golf.
  • The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.
  • Your future takes precedence over your past. Focus on your future, rather than on the past.
  • Your life goes on, and then your life goes on plus 'Star Wars.' It's just been an incredible time.
  • To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
  • It takes a lot of experience of life to see why some relationships last and others do not. But we do not have to wait for a crisis to get an idea of the future of a particular relationship. Our behavior in little every incidents tells us a great deal.
  • I've seen so many screw-ups of representations of South Africa, and it makes me so angry every time.
  • Sometimes we look back and 10 years from now we think, 'Boy, those were great old days.' Well, you know, we're living in the good old days.
  • It seems like the more you grow up the more you fear things.
  • Innocence is one of the most exciting things in the world.
  • Your home should be your home. People shouldn't be allowed to use whatever crazy lenses they use to catch you waking up in the morning.
  • When I sit and talk with a person, I'm not always paying attention. I'm looking at the person and saying, 'What is it about his or her life that appeals to me?'
  • In the face of terrorism, a united front is one of the strongest weapons.
  • Sadly, this is the same old Republican story of Robin Hood in reverse - tax cuts for the rich while programs for average and low income Americans suffer.
  • When it comes to social issues, Republicans don't just need to be more empathetic. They also need to be more emphatic in explaining to voters what they believe, and why.
  • When I buy lots of records, I stop making music - it's detrimental to the creative side. When I'm DJing a lot, it's just basically partying every day.
  • Baseball represents family. It represents my childhood.
  • When most presidents get in, they move to the center because they realize that this is a centrist country - even Reagan.
  • It's difficult to choose a Word of the Year in the year that you're in. It's one of those things that hindsight makes more apparent. It's like looking at pictures from 10 years ago, and you notice the flannel and the ripped jeans. At the time, it didn't look to you like a real fashion trend.
  • Once I completed the Cube and demonstrated it to my students, I realized it was nearly impossible to put down.
  • I've got more stuff asked of me every week. But I drive a race car for a living. My car owner lets me race as many sprint car races as I want to run.
  • The musicians are really on board, they're doing a great job together. There is some kind of a good chemistry, I would say affectionate chemistry and it's a huge promise of success.
  • To possess dignity is to be worthy of respect. Worthy of high esteem. Absorb this: you are worthy of respect.
  • Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.
  • The beautiful souls are they that are universal, open, and ready for all things.
  • I only wear red socks in the kitchen. They bring me luck.
  • I have not been recognized.
  • I'd love to do another film version of 'Romeo & Juliet.' I'm not too picky as long as it's a good story.
  • Your personal capacity to handle more valuable projects will go up when you appreciate yourself more.
  • I've enjoyed training again, I've enjoyed pushing myself in the pool and I'll keep on swimming until I feel I cannot get any more out of myself.
  • When I came to Congress, I campaigned for fiscal responsibility. And the earmarking problem and crisis caused a great erosion in the public's confidence in Congress. We've got to find a way to do it without that. And I'm confident that we can.
  • When people are crass or loudmouthed, it's not because they don't give a damn. It's from fear and insecurity.
  • Very often we see coaches who have not been successful being recycled, instead of looking to a new face or a new name who has demonstrated the ability to handle the job.
  • What a crazy idea to put me on a family show!
  • You loan your friend money. You see them again, they don't say nothin' 'bout the money. 'Hi, how ya doin'? How's ya mama doing?' Man, how's my money doin'?
  • Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to.
  • I think there's an ongoing effort involved in trying to get a bigger perspective, trying to let go of things that limit your capacity to love and be loved or your capacity to hear and to really speak.
  • I've never taken a scalpel to a dead body.
  • Of course, I love football, but I'm not one of those die-hard fans that never miss a game or with rooms devoted to team colors. At the end of the day, it's just a game.
  • In the Negro Leagues, I played every day.