Some mornings, it’s just not worth chewing through the leather straps.
Some mornings, it’s just not worth chewing through the leather straps.
As a kid I was short and only weighed 95 pounds. And though I was active in a lot of Sports and got along with most of the guys, I think I used comedy as a defense mechanism. You know making someone laugh is a much better way to solve a problem than by using your fists.
If you ever have the good fortune to meet Tippi Hedren, she’s an amazing woman. You can’t quite believe she is the age she is.
When it comes down to it, it’s giving people a good night out in a basic way and I think my company guarantees that. There’s always something new and something to excite us and surprise us, and that’s why people come back, I hope.
There’s too much down time making movies. That leads to boredom. And that leads to trouble.
American society as a whole can never achieve the outer-reaches of potential, so long as it tolerates the inner cities of despair.
I’ve exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars.
I’m in the perfect position. It’s a sports position and a political position where I can help better the lives of athletes around the world.
Virtue alone has majesty in death.
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
What I wanted to do in rock ‘n roll was merge poetry with sonic scapes, and the two people who had contributed so much to that were Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison.
Nothing has done more to separate and divide human beings one from another than exclusivist organized religion.
Our history is that we can very aggressively, if necessary, and openly and democratically discuss our differences. We have a democratic history in which we come together and vote on these things.
You know that I am living proof that the American Dream is real. Growing up, our congressman cut through government bureaucratic red tape to help my mom buy our first house. That’s the kind of congressman I’ll be.
There is a universal, intelligent, life force that exists within everyone and everything. It resides within each one of use as a deep wisdom, an inner knowing. We can access this wonderful source of knowledge and wisdom through our intuition, an inner sense that tells us what feels right and true for us at any given moment.
We’re just into toys, whether it’s motorcycles or race cars or computers. I’ve got the Palm Pilot right here with me, I’ve got the world’s smallest phone. Maybe it’s just because I’m still a big little kid and I just love toys, you know?
The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.
Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose.
I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I’m sorry, you have to take driver’s ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it.
I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria – when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers.
We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there’s almost a sense of entitlement to that.
I’m learning to embrace who I am and what I look like.
Dubstep has everything for me. Rhythm, sound design, heartfelt emotion – all in one place.
I had a lot of trouble with engineers, because their whole background is learning from a functional point of view, and then learning how to perform that function.
Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people’s actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.
Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.
In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can’t build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.
You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft.
I’m more than open to hope, but I think men and women have a difficult time dealing with each other and often take the low road.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
I love everybody. One of the great things about me is that I have a very positive attitude.
The sports world is an echo chamber. All it takes is one quote from a general manager and a thousand sports columns bloom.
There aren’t many poster children for cool angst. Everybody thinks it’s cool if you’re the bad girl.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.
Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money, how you make it, and how you spend it, reflect your character.
I have no ambition to govern men it is a painful and thankless office.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I’m taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible.
I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.
Marriage is a very sacred institution and should not be degraded by allowing every other type of relationship to be made equivalent to it.
I know I have to be like people expect, because people love to dream with me, they like to think that I love my boat of 50 metres, that I drink Cristal for breakfast, that I dance until five o’clock in the morning. I am not like that.
And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy.
For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business.
If you cast your bread upon the water and you have faith, you’ll get back cash. If you don’t have faith, you’ll get soggy bread.
I mean, the shoe – there is a music to it, there is attitude, there is sound, it’s a movement. Clothes – it’s a different story. There are a million things I’d rather do before designing clothes: directing, landscaping.
Funny is only something that others know about you – you can’t be funny by yourself.
Money and success don’t change people they merely amplify what is already there.
Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas and usually in Aspen in the summer.
For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
If you talk to geneticists they are constantly finding that your genes are being switched on and off because of the environment. Genes alone do not determine an exact path in your life.