At 69, I got the girl! And it wasn't a 68-year-old girl, either.
I think I'm at a place where I haven't really been encountered by anyone overtly strange. But people think they know me.
New Zealand is weird. I mean, it does not seem of this earth, not to me. It really is like something made up.
I think that a church should be setting the pace for social justice.
Nothing gives a person more confidence... than to be zipped snugly inside a bee suit.
I have charity work that I do. I started my own charity, the Friends of the Prostate, and I'm also working on awareness of the deviated septum. I do this because not many people are interested in it. There's also Save the Funnel-web - they're dying out.
Me, my literary reputation is mostly abroad, but I am anchored here in New York. I can't think of any other place I'd rather die than here.
I was way too hyperactive to study for long. I would freak out, then crash, then be too tired to read or write. I really should have had less sugar.
I don't like journalists and I hardly ever talk to them.
I am not just a celebrity, I'm a human-rights advocate for the last 20 years.
In a strange way, I expected Russia to become more like America since the Soviet Union collapsed, but the reverse is true. America has become more like Russia: a kleptocratic society.
You can only dance for so long, but you can act until you're dead, so... I fell in love with it and I want to keep doing it and pushing myself.
I am anxious to fix welfare. There has to be more training and child care.
He asked me whether I had seen the movie 'The Color Purple.' I said no she hadn't. And Bobby said, 'Well, it's a terrible picture. They don't make good, decent, moral pictures nowadays.'
It's hard for me to assess what I brought because each time you pick up a camera and point it at a person, you're trying to define that person so to talk generally is difficult because I have to think of a given image in order to conjure up what we're talking about.
When I was a kid, I wanted to be That Girl. I even wrote a spec script for it and sent it to Sam Denoff.
So often, as a reporter, we have to parachute into places. We don't have much time. We have to make sense of the story as fast as we can.
Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
I have to remind myself when I'm on a job and I'm feeling a lull in attitude or confidence or whatever, I'm there for a reason. I have to constantly remind myself of these almost corny Pinterest mantras, like 'You are worthy.'
Physics is perceived as a lonesome, nerdy kind of enterprise that has very little to do with human feelings and the things that excite people day-to-day about each other. Yet physicists in their own working environment are very social creatures.
I was looking very much for a career. My second marriage to Stan Herman had ended, and I wanted very much to be independent, not take alimony from him, be on my own, do the right thing.
I learned to read at two. I was in a Montessori school and they teach you to read really, really young.
I had a dream cast when Dan first went off and wrote 'Ghostbusters 3' by himself. It was so long ago that my dream cast was Ben Stiller, Chris Farley, and Chris Rock. That would have been cool. Now, a lot of time has passed, and there are a lot of young funny people.
Do people really believe there's something different about the eyes of murderers?
I love performing for the crowd. Maybe that's what it is. I'm a crowd pleaser.
The harder they resist us, the tougher will be our response.
During the Sixties, the Americans thought I was the greatest thing in the history of cinema.
The thing about Toronto is that it's so versatile. There are so many different areas in it, that look like different places, that you can set almost anything there.
The result may not be perfect. But our forefathers wanted us to compromise to get things done for America.