Why can't I just eat my waffle?
I find that you learn from others. It's very much about watching TV and watching movies for me and grasping that way and watching other people act.
So it is in poetry. All we ask is that the mood recorded shall impress us as having been of the kind that exhausts the imaginative capacity if it fails to do this the failure will announce itself either in prose or in insignificant verse.
I have to admit that when I watch a movie in which there is no moral context for the violence - I find that offensive. I think that's potentially damaging to society.
Let me tell you, never before in the history of this planet has anybody made the progress that African-Americans have made in a 30-year period, in spite of many black folks and white folks lying to one another.
And then I got into sports and gave my guitar to my brother Jeff who was just a little kid at that time.
For me, and I suspect for lots of other people too, bad things actually sometimes make you think more about faith and the fact that you're not facing these things on your own.
Texas was such a welcoming place, and with its unbelievable history and tradition, it's extra special to be a part of that.
When, as we must often do, we fear science, we really fear ourselves.
John Charles Polanyi
Unhappiness is not knowing what we want, and killing ourselves to get it.
In Hollywood, you play a mom, and the next thing you know, you're on 'The Golden Girls.' They age you so fast.
Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.
My film directorial career has been nothing but repetition of one failure after another!
There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe.
Americans chose a limited government that exists to protect our rights, not to grant them.
Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment.
I think guitar is the best thing in the world.
If a little labor, little are our gains. Man's fortunes are according to his pains.
The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
Miguel de Cervantes
You need some insecurity if you're an actor. It keeps the pot boiling. I haven't yet started to think about retiring. I was shocked when I heard about Paul Newman retiring at age 82. Most actors just fade away like old soldiers.
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today, tomorrow will be dying.
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.
It is easier to exemplify values than teach them.
So if you want great sports, Michigan's the place to be.
Badness you can get easily, in quantity; the road is smooth, and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steer is the way to it.
The fool knows after he's suffered.
Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet.
Truly I never thought of myself as writing legal thrillers, and I still don't think I do. I write stories about women.
The half is greater than the whole.
I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to sport.
Try to take for a mate a person of your own neighborhood.
Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don't want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist.
Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.
My mother used to take me to flea markets in my stroller, and I would just rummage through the piles. You've got to dig through the overstuffed racks that everyone else just walks by. It's the only way to find the cool stuff.
A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.
Money is a poor man's credit card.
If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big.
If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great.
I love voice over! I just think it is amazing!
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
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