Top Quotes About Anything
There was an opening in the ER program at King Drew, so I spent the next month there, fascinated with the range of pathology that I observed, the diversity of skill that the ER physicians had to acquire, the variety of cases, and the ability to interact closely with people.
I really have no ulterior motive in taking on certain roles. I have no larger issue that I really want to show people. I’m an actor, that’s all. I just do what I do.
If you catch him, just give me four seconds with Saddam Hussein.
For most of my career, I’ve played roles that were written for other actresses.
When God speaks, oftentimes His voice will call for an act of courage on our part.
You know what they should call this war – Son of Bush vs. Son of a Bitch.
The work that is truly productive is the domain of a steadily smaller and more elite fraction of humanity.
At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy than I can now summon to finish a book.
Every actor wants to have a character that changes, that has some kind of movement, that gets from point A to point B, that doesn’t just supply one note.
In my own mind, I was sort of a desperate kid.
Today, I’m a candidate for the office of president of the United States of America. My kids can’t believe I just said that.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I didn’t make a 147 until few years ago – I just wasn’t the sort of player who went for them. But it’s like buses I suppose, one comes along and then a few more follow.
We have to be willing to give up all the injustices of the past that did exist – and that do exist right now. When we become interested in liberation, we then become interested in that which transcends time.
There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
Karl Von Clausewitz
Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future.
I’d really been interested in opera when I was about 16, and I really like staging them.
I indeed had only one scene, one speech, one little speech, but it was with Robin Williams.
I never expected to be anybody important.
While the river of life glides along smoothly, it remains the same river; only the landscape on either bank seems to change.
I don’t dictate, you don’t dictate to Stevie Wonder, not successfully.
I think there’s an anxiety in life where we automatically tend to look to the next thing or we’re complaining about the past. Worrying is not going to make it happen or not happen.
You can’t ever be really free if you admire somebody too much.
Whenever I do your show, sometimes I get a little check in the mail and then I take that check and buy a new pair of shoes, and then I wear those shoes the next time I do your show.
I don’t get anything for free. I pay for all my beauty treatments.
And that’s what I’ve learned too: writing is key.
My education and background thoroughly inform my writing.
The idea of the live-virus vaccine is to produce in a continuous way some viral antigens.
Acting is like roller skating. Once you know how to do it, it is neither stimulating nor exciting.
Well, my transition into being a captain was easy.
I sit on my duff, smoke cigarettes and watch TV. I’m not exactly a poster girl for healthy living.
God doesn’t know things. He is things.
David Herbert Lawrence
It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media.
The election before us will be the Austerlitz of American politics.
When I was much younger, I sometimes felt rejected by feminists because of an image that I sold because it paid the bills. Any fool could tell my hair is dyed.
I love cooking for myself and cooking for my family.
I needed some stability, which is why I chose not to change from HRC for this season, which was an option that we had. Apart from being the best team in the world, I also needed some consistency.
Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
It’s a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Beauty is altogether in the eye of the beholder.
You have got to make new music, that is the way that I look at it anyway.
A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That’s why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
The band was rejuvenated by that wonderful day. It breathed new life into us.
London is one of the most enchanting places I’ve ever been on this planet.
Being a human being is all about experiencing all of the wonders of the world and therefore as an actress, I’m open to any opportunity that may enrich my horizon.
Too many people just eat to consume calories. Try dining for a change.
Yeah, I read history. But it doesn’t make you nice. Hitler read history, too.
When I see these guys write all this macho stuff I want to smash their heads.
It struck me that working digitally with a small crew, I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope for mistakes which would create something more than satire and something less than truthful reality.
The student body was huge at UT and you had to mature pretty quick, very quick actually. I enjoyed it and it helped me a lot in my life in general – not only in the classroom but on the baseball field as well.
Stories had always been told about male genies coming out of bottles, but they were usually fat, old men. Never had the genie been a gorgeous woman, so that idea really appealed to me, and I created the series based on that premise.