Every time I slip into the ocean, it's like going home.
I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business.
Well, of course a boxing match is hard because boxing isn't set for you to do good. You have to force your will upon someone, but dancing you don't have to force your will. It should be a lot easier because if I make a mistake I don't get hit.
I think, for a long time, people thought I was a figment of Phil Spector's imagination because they knew The Crystals, they knew The Ronettes, they knew Bob B. Sox and the Blue Jeans, but had never had met Darlene Love.
Reform and exchange in English poetry are as slow as in the British constitution itself.
Blues and jazz pulled me away from what was left of my family.
I feel privileged and honored to have flown. It's been a tremendous ride, looking back on the legacy and accomplishments, like the Hubble telescope and the launching of the International Space Station in 1998.
I would love to direct some day. It's a good job for a control freak.
I'm just trying to have fun, and maybe the way I hold myself kind of freaks people out. I don't feel like an outsider, and I think my friends feel the same way I do. Now that we're playing to larger audiences, maybe we're weird to some people. But I'm trying to express what I am.
I was 13 when I developed the classic symptoms of a person who gets diabetes: a lot of weight loss, a tremendous thirst, and blurry eyesight. My mom took me to the hospital, and the doctors took some blood tests. My blood sugar was so high that they knew right away.
Man was created to praise, reverence, and serve God our Lord and in this way to save his soul. The other things on Earth were created for man's use, to help him reach the end for which he was created.
I love romantic comedy, but I think you have to have another idea that you're chasing along with romantic comedy.
You know, one of my fears about living alone so long is that you get used to doing everything your own way.
I am never sure that anything's good enough. Something that is good today will not be good tomorrow.
I remember being in China and realising how irrelevant not even Britain is, but also Europe. We're just another remote country that hardly impinges on some places at all.
We live in a society that celebrates familial connection above any other kind of relationship. We are shown photos of our great-grandparents and encouraged to marvel over facial similarities. We are told to take pride in our bloodlines, celebrate our ancestry.
I call it the birth vision - what we are called to accomplish. If we follow this calling, we help spiritualize the planet.
Having signed a few autographs in my time, I always wonder what the heck people do with them.
Posturing is funny to me.
The best cookies of all in the world are the ones my daughter Sally makes. They come out all uniform with nice little air holes.
You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.
People with targets and jobs dependent upon meeting them will probably meet the targets - even if they have to destroy the enterprise to do it.
Few Americans born after the Civil War know much about war. Real war. War that seeks you out. War that arrives on your doorstep - not once in a blue moon, but once a month or a week or a day.
I'm not a big fan of watching my matches.
The only way to kill militancy, to reduce it, is to provide opportunities to people who have no opportunities. I've always told my American friends that.
I didn't know so well chess theory, the theory of chess openings. And so, of course I knew the theory, but not on the level of the best players, so this was my... this was always my weakness.
Never lie, never cheat, never steal.
The billionaire founder of investment firm Elliott Management was one of several investors who warned financial ministers in 2007 that a crack in the housing market could cause huge problems for the banking industry.
I'm a ninja! I like swords and knives and stuff like that.