I'm always trying to find brain food and indulge in knowledge that's gonna be useful.
I have a lot of energy after 2 A.M. I like to sleep in the morning. I have some problems at the start of the day.
All of us, the government, parliament, local authorities and the society must demonstrate determination and readiness to use knowledge and capabilities... toward full European integration.
Some writers are more natural public performers than others; personally I find it quite strange giving interviews. But everyone has parts of their job that they like more than others. You can't complain if you get to do what you love doing most of the time, can you?
Composers are the only people who can hear good music above bad sounds.
The colored man is in the South to stay there. He will not leave it voluntarily and he cannot be driven out. He had no voice in being carried into the South, but he will have a very loud voice in any attempt to put him out.
I don't want to hurt anybody or be offensive. But I don't want to not be me.
Just because you know umpteen billion scales, it doesn't mean you have to use them all in a solo.
I wanted to travel from the beginning. As a kid, I used to dream about airplanes, before I ever flew in one.
I'm not a pastor; I've never been on staff at a church.
I'm a talkative person because I like to get to know a person and I like you to get to know me.
Adding CO2 to the air is like throwing another blanket on the bed.
The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained.
I would lie in bed at night composing letters to Kennedy and Khrushchev, trying to convince them that they really didn't want to blow up the world. It seemed so simple to me that we just shouldn't hurt each other.
In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.
I would come home from school every Wednesday, order pizza, and watch 'X-Files.' I was devoted.
Sodomy is in the Bible, to be read in churches. I wouldn't rule it out of Mr. Bruce's act if he cares to comment on it.
When coming in to land at Santiago, Chile, I saw the area between the city and the Andes mountains was smoking with rubbish dumps. While exploring the dumps, I made friends with people living and working there and saw how they survived through recycling the rubbish.
I loved campaigning for Obama.
I love the art of acting, so I don't care if I'm in a movie with 10 people, two people, or by myself. I just really enjoy it.
We don't have a good legal justification for breaking up the banking system. But if I could wave a magic wand, I'd break up the banking system.
No, I think that a person writes a poem because they have an inner urge of something that they want to express, and I think it's that inner urge that you want to express when you write a piece of music.
It helps with your acting when you're not in a perfect costume, perfect wardrobe, a perfectly seamed blouse, perfectly ironed hair, and perfectly done eyeshadow. It's really liberating.
While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women, is called theory, or idea, or fact.
I wanted a NBA basketball gym at my house and that's what I worked hard for and I was able to achieve that.
I did six internships, even though I was only allowed to do one. I had a paper with my advisor's signature on it that I would just forward for every new internship. I didn't get school credit, but I got away with giving free labor to everyone.
I wanted to play football or be a boxer, but my dad didn't want that because of all the impact. But in 1992 I was watching short track, and it was obscure, but they looked like superheroes in their tight outfits, and I thought it was amazing. I wanted to do that. I made the national team at 14.
The New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't - it just keeps you from enjoying it.
When my son was 8 months old, he had a febrile seizure. You know, if you're in the first year - my wife and I refer to it as the 'darkness.' You're just underwater.