If it's too fashiony, it's not interesting to me.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
We are not merely passive pawns of historical forces; nor are we victims of the past. We can shape and direct history.
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
You can't move mountains by whispering at them.
When money is seen as a solution for every problem, money itself becomes the problem.
I can't think of an instance at MSNBC where anything I said on the air was influenced by what was going on behind the scenes.
Human beings have enormous resilience.
It's so rewarding being on radio, especially because it's not about what you look like at all. And I love comedy, so it's very exciting.
First thoughts are not always the best.
The investigations which have seemingly been the most purely abstract have often formed the foundation of the most important changes or improvements in the conditions of human life.
Your success has to be measured against yourself - a decade ago, last year, or yesterday.
'Punch-Drunk Love' is my favorite movie.
In the end, for all of Obama's grand rhetoric on ridding the world of nuclear weapons, history has doomed him to preside over the emergence of two rogue nuclear regimes (North Korea and Iran).
There is no such thing as disappointment for those who continue to cherish the selflessness of which is born the noblest inner self. There is no such thing as failure for those who invest in the potentialities of the Ideal of the Soul.
Then I went off to Southern Methodist University in Dallas. They had a really wonderful theatre department.
It could be very costly if you don't have a clear mind during a tournament.
Working with special needs children is hard.
Right through to the end of the last World Cup game, I still couldn't bear the thought of not being perfect or letting people down.
My dad has a huge vinyl collection downstairs, but I was never too interested. The only CD I had was by Adam Sandler.
It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.
To write lyrics and sing stuff used to be a real chore for me, especially before this 'Diamond Eyes' record. I was spending years making records.
I come from a very big family, and I grew up in restaurants.
When I was doing comedy in New York, before I was in movies, I was never known as the deadpan actress. I was just a comedienne.
I used to have an Australian accent for school and an Irish accent for home.
Chicanos and running water are endlessly fascinating. I can watch them all day.
I feel like people assume if a character is very different than you, that means it's difficult to get into their head or into their skin.
I think we need to start thinking about grounding our moral systems in our biology.