I am responsible only to God and history.
The working class has been turned into a consuming class - a situation has been created where people value their worth by what they can afford.
I like to watch and perform the kind of comedy that comes out of the situation - where the character is really serious and in a tough situation and doesn't realize that the situation is comic.
Once you have been hot and cold, you get real appreciative when you got a place to go every day with decent material, a paycheck to come in, and nice people to work with.
Asthma doesn't affect me, even though I have it. It can seem like it wants to act up a little if I'm nervous before going on stage, but that's natural to many performers. If I think it's going to be a problem, I just reach for my inhaler.
It's nice to compliment people on what they're wearing, but don't make insincere compliments.
I enjoyed working at R.K.O. more than at M.G.M. At R.K.O., the parts were better!
I continued writing the bad plays which fortunately nobody would produce, just as no one did me the unkindness of publishing my early novels.
I am an instrument of purposes that I don't fully understand.
I love being with someone, taking care of someone.
Chocolate is one of the backbones of the pastry kitchen. It is one of the most important ingredients in our pantry. It is very versatile, it is complex, and it is extremely temperamental.
Beating John Landy was my defining race.
We are going to have to have different ethics for different artificially intelligent machines. You obviously want a different set of ethics for a military artificially intelligent machine or robot than you have for a care-taking robot.
The wider your readership, the greater the chances of offending your readers.
I think timing is everything.
New York is nice, but I don't like it as much as I used to.
But if the young are never tired of erring in conduct, neither are the older in erring of judgment.
I've had some people tell me they're glad I'm a normal girl. Of course I'm a normal girl!
The answer is not to standardize education, but to personalize and customize it to the needs of each child and community. There is no alternative. There never was.
As I sat back and imagined what my transition from the Red Sox might be, I thought it would smell more like champagne than beer, I guess you would say.
Books are such quiet things - created in silence, read in silence - yet publishing a book has become a very noisy business. I've been noisy, too. I felt like I had to be in order to connect with my readers.
Most actors have been fired during their career.
You can't write an image, a metaphor, a story, a phrase, without leaning a little further into the shared world, without recognizing that your supposed solitude is at every point of its perimeter touching some other.
A lot of times, actors give so much power to the producers and the producing companies because, quite frankly, they have it. But we don't take the limited power that we have, which the power you initially have is to say 'no.' But 'no' in a positive way.
My idea of working out is drinking whiskey - instead of beer.
You always learn something from mistakes.
The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler.
Sharia is the impetus behind multinational diplomatic efforts to accommodate Sharia blasphemy prohibitions on expression that offends Muslims.
I picture Generation X as young adults living in a state of perpetual adolescence.