I'm competitive. I like to compete, and that's basically what the decathlon lets me do.
I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.
Photography is a kind of virtual reality, and it helps if you can create the illusion of being in an interesting world.
My workday begins around 11 A.M., with a cup of black coffee in each hand. If I had more hands, there would be more coffee.
We are not going to turn our backs on people who have been persecuted, turn our backs on people who have been threatened by terror.
We are No. 1 worldwide by quite a margin on the client side and expanding, according to IDC and others, every single quarter. Our expectation is that the industry will consolidate and that more of our competitors will exit.
I got so anxious sitting in the make-up chair for hours with my face covered. I had my doctor write a prescription for valium. I couldn't have done it without the pill.
The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.
When you perform in front of an audience after only two days of rehearsal, you're flying by the seat of your pants - particularly when they're rewriting the show right up to the moment the camera goes on.
I feel like it's the most unnatural thing for two humans, especially of the opposite sex, to live in harmony under one roof. You realize how different men and women are.
My favorite dessert is banana pudding.
There's not an orchestra in the world that doesn't have weaknesses. None of us can play everything well. The repertoire is just too big.
I never saw myself as being ambitious, I saw myself as being in love with the profession. I'm a people person. I love to get to know different kinds of people.
I enjoyed playing the dual role of an actor and producer.
After years of making wrong decisions in my life, in 1977 I found out that it was all right to be square, simple, and sober.
When I first came to New York, I would scream like a girl and run to the other side of the street if there was a pigeon. Now I can face off with a pigeon.
I feel there should be blacks in every Party.
There are conservative people in all colours in America.
A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished.
I have always believed that national character... depends more on the female part of society than is generally imagined. Precepts from the lips of a beloved mother... sink deep in the heart, and make an impression which is seldom entirely effaced.
With all my work, I have not more, with my shares in the bank and the Academy, than twelve or thirteen thousand reales a year, and with all this, I am as contented as the happiest man on earth.
Forget words like 'hard sell' and 'soft sell.' That will only confuse you. Just be sure your advertising is saying something with substance, something that will inform and serve the consumer, and be sure you're saying it like it's never been said before.
I tried to play some trumpet and stuff, so I had to figure that out. I record everything in my house.
When I was younger, it was really difficult for me to get acting jobs, because you're a kid and you don't fit in the typical family.
Once I graduated from NYU, I started making custom vintage tees for my friends and it just took off from there.
My brain doesn't like to be quiet.
The act of writing is a kind of catharsis, a liberation, but I never really concerned myself with that. I write because it interests me.
Franchises mean that you're tied in. That's a lovely feeling of comfort to the whole thing. From a business perspective, it really keeps you current and lets you go and do other smaller, more pedestrian things.
I feel like moderate Republicans, who would support sensible gun violence legislation, are pushed aside by those folks who are absolutely beholden to the NRA.