It is eerie being all but alone in Westminster Abbey. Without the tourists, there are only the dead, many of them kings and queens. They speak powerfully and put my thoughts into vivid perspective.
Only bad golfers are lucky. They're the ones bouncing balls off trees, curbs, turtles and cars. Good golfers have bad luck. When you hit the ball straight, a funny bounce is bound to be unlucky.
People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient.
Wisdom sails with wind and time.
I've started a company, called Tall Girl Productions, and we've got our first project that is purely producing, not writing, with a writer named Evan Daugherty. It's for NBC, it's called 'Afterthought,' and it's science fiction-ish. That's fun.
When the people become involved in their government, government becomes more accountable, and our society is stronger, more compassionate, and better prepared for the challenges of the future.
And at ten, or whatever time, in the morning we had the press conference, what we knew is there had been an incident at Three Mile Island, that it was shut down, that there was water that had escaped but it was contained.
Ideas shape the course of history.
John Maynard Keynes
The idea of regretting not doing this seemed insane to me. Sitting in the corner at a bar at age 60, saying: 'I could've been Bond. Buy me a drink.' That's the saddest place I could be. At least now at 60 I can say: 'I was Bond. Now buy me a drink.'
I have never understood that. I come from a place where the press makes or breaks an actor and it is more of a teamwork relationship.
Well my biggest dream is to be in a romantic comedy.
The bass player's function, along with the drums, is to be the engine that drives the car... everything else is merely colours.
When I got into the film business, my aim was to adopt a positive persona, of a guy who fights against injustice. And it saved me, because my acting was atrocious to say the least!
The time I trust will come, perhaps within the lives of some of us, when the outline of this science will be clearly made out and generally recognised, when its nomenclature will be fixed, and its principles form a part of elementary instruction.
Nassau William Senior
I have plenty of money, unlike other Hollywood celebrities or athletes that have not invested well.
The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.
I began to understand my sensations, to know what I wanted, at around the age of forty - but only vaguely.
I enjoyed making this album a lot because of the knowledge we acquired over the last 3 years.
Money in politics is a huge issue.
Remember, beneath every cynic there lies a romantic, and probably an injured one.
Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that's why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.
Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.
We have a long heritage of freedom that defines America. We believe there is a Creator who blessed us with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
The cool thing about writing music, writing anything, is that once you publish it, it's there forever.
I came back to performing with a different attitude about performing and myself. I wasn't expecting perfection any more, just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
Money is a good thing and it's obviously useful, but to work only for money or fame would never interest me.
For me, I don't feel it is a success in the career to be the pretty woman career success comes from being characters who tell us something about the truth.
It's a funny thing, the less people have to live for, the less nerve they have to risk losing nothing.
Zora Neale Hurston
Some people call it global warming some people call it climate change. What is the difference?
I'm the chairman of the intelligence committee. We don't only get formal briefings, but we collect our information from the intelligence community in a variety of ways.
I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free.
LL Cool J
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
Daniel J. Boorstin
As you know from school, it's when you have not prepared for the test that you have the fear of failing. And if you have prepared, even if you fail, you've done your best.
Half of Google's revenue comes from selling text-based ads that are placed near search results and are related to the topic of the search. Another half of its revenues come from licensing its search technology to companies like Yahoo.
What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.
It is simply a fact that the birth rate of our illegal immigrants exceeds that of our legal residents.
But in the finished art of the song the use of words has no connection with the use of words in poetry.
Most cooks try to learn by making dishes. Doesn't mean you can cook. It means you can make that dish. When you can cook is when you can go to a farmers market, buy a bunch of stuff, then go home and make something without looking at a recipe. Now you're cooking.
I've tried word processors, but I think I'm too old a dog to use one.
I grew up in a really small town with not a lot of money, and I liked singing, but it was just something that was a hobby.
Perhaps when music has been shouting for so long, a quieter voice seems attractive.
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