If a joke makes our tribe laugh, we assume it will make other friend-tribes laugh.
The UK downgrade will come as little surprise to many. It does not appear to be occurring because the UK is cutting its deficit too far and too fast.
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
The hack songwriter will write the absolute truth every single word, whether it makes a great song or not.
The doctor said that every man will have cancer if he lives to be old enough. I don't know why I got it - I ain't old.
If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.
It appalls me that the people who decide what Americans will be watching on the tube have never been to the United States. Not the real United States.
Ego is the great enemy. Ego will hold you back every single time.
When you assume negative intent, you're angry. If you take away that anger and assume positive intent, you will be amazed. Your emotional quotient goes up because you are no longer almost random in your response.
I have the right to interpretation as a dramatist. I research. It's my responsibility to find the research. It's my responsibility to digest it and do the best that I can with it. But at a certain point that responsibility will become an interpretation.
There is no longer time for statements like 'if only' or 'we can't.' We must and we will succeed. The only question now is how and when. I believe the time is now.
We will not spend four years blaming others, we will take responsibility.