As I sit here now, when I take off my shoe and I look down at my scar, I see beauty in it. I see all the hard work, all the sacrifices. I see the...
In America, we have so many movies and so much media about the Islamic world, the sub-continental world, but it’s not a conversation, it’s a monologue. It’s always from one point of view. ‘If we...
Now, I do think when we move into 2012 and ’13 when, presumably, the economy is on firmer ground, I would allow the tax rates for upper-income individuals to revert back to where they were...
We humans lack imagination, to the point of not even knowing what tomorrow’s important things will look like.
—Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Cruise director is – I always laugh and say, ‘He’s the ship’s liver,’ because almost everything you can think of filters through you at some point.
The reason why I hadn’t washed my clothes or my hair was because it seemed so silly.I saw the days of the year stretching ahead like a series of bright, white boxes, and separating one...
There might come a point where I don’t want to be in this industry at all.
At one point in my career, while still hosting ‘The Arsenio Hall Show,’ I was told by my doctor that it might not be physically possible for me to have children.
I want to feel like I’m doing something creative and trying different things, putting different hats on and playing. I don’t know what’s the point otherwise; otherwise, it’s just a job. You punch a time...
She is also brought to a point of zero in the beginning of the story, and I think you can say that about a lot of my films in that they are often about people...
The myth of the liberal media empowers conservatives to control debate in the United States to the point where liberals cannot even hope for a fair shake anymore.
I always wear my seat belt when I drive a point home.
Life is only worth living because we hope it will get better and we’ll all get home safely.
Even when I get to the point where I am acting and performing, where I want to be with my career, I’m never going to think of anyone as lower than me. Everyone’s the celebrity...
I think that at some point in your life you realize you don’t have to worry if you do everything you’re supposed to do right. Or if not right, if you do it the best...
My highest point was the first thing I won, a short story competition in a women’s magazine in the Eighties. It was the first time I’d had my writing validated, and the first thing I’d...
There was a point in the late ’90s where all the graduating M.B.A.’s wanted to start companies in Silicon Valley, and for the most part they were not actually qualified to do it.
Sometimes you hear people saying that there is a secret to get to where you wanna be, but at a certain point, you discover that you are the secret of your success.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
I had wanted to be a dancer when I was younger. But at some point I figured out I was a better singer.
In credits, I’m ‘Michael’ sometimes now, but people know you as something, so there’s no point fighting it. ‘Squiggle,’ you’ll always be ‘Prince,’ and ‘The Rock,’ just accept it. I want to move on, but...
You know… the only person I really had to please after a point was the MPAA. Because Lions’ Gate was like, hey, whatever you can get away with is fine, we don’t care.
I’ve come to the point in my life where I encourage young Native Americans to become much more selfish about their personal needs and wants.
The whole point of bike-sharing is to give New Yorkers another way to commute. A lot of folks in Bay Ridge work in downtown Brooklyn or other parts of the borough. For them, it would...
At a certain point, particularly in his third term, Mayor Bloomberg lost touch with the people he was serving.
The first thing you learn when you’re blogging is that people are one click away from leaving you. So you’ve got to get to the point, you can’t waste people’s time, you’ve got to give...
To be on my very first spacewalk, to be outside, and to have contamination in my suit to the point that I couldn’t see in either eye – that, I think, would cause some people...
And I think it’s really easy for people to point out hypocrisy in people’s lives.
I went to a very academic school that actually – when I got to the point of wanting to pursue acting, they just had no idea how to do that, because all of their contacts...
I don’t want to know about the lives of other actors and I don’t want people to know too much about me. If we don’t know about the private lives of other actors, that leaves...
I think when your parents are as rebellious as mine were, it’s difficult to top them. So what’s the point?
Inequality has risen to the point that it seems to me worthwhile for the U.S. to seriously consider taking the risk of making our economy more rewarding for more of the people.
I figure there’s no point in stressing about what’s out of my control, and all I can do is make the best of what I’ve got.
I’m an average enough person to point to the things I’ve gotten to see that are awe-inspiring.
America has been hit by Allah at its most vulnerable point, destroying, thank God, its most prestigious buildings.
It’s not that acting was something I’d always wanted to do. I had no formal training; I’d never really imagined I’d be an actress. Business was something that had always been in my mind, but...
When I shot ‘Private Practice,’ Amy Brenneman made a point of really befriending me before we started shooting.
At the end of the day, Americans are not so keen on ideologues, people who have such fixed positions that they can’t see any virtue in the other side’s point of view.
I should point out, however, that at first some difficulty was experienced in observing the phenomena predicted by the theory, owing to the extreme smallness of the variations in the period of oscillation.
When I first left Iran at the age of 13, Iran had become such a shining star – it was the point to which all my desires and dreams returned.
It’s never been a point of reference to look to a man. It’s not always a good thing, I suppose, but I think independence is always preferable to dependence.
Point a light at me, and I’ll start tap dancing.
Sometimes, like in ‘Invisible Monsters,’ I get too out of control, and instead of a plot point every chapter, I want a plot point in every sentence.
I’ve always been known for bold flavors and rustic cooking, but there is another side to me. As you evolve as a cook, you understand life and how serious it is. There comes a point...
I realize at one point, that I was being followed, and then I began to see the surveillance that was going past the road on my house. And so, these cars began to surveil me....
It was so kind of you to mention that I don’t wear stays. What’s the point? If you squeeze it in at one point, it only comes out at the other.
I hate these affairs”, he’d told her once, tearing up an engraved invitation to an exclusive charity ball. “They’re the worst kind of discrimination. An invitation doesn’t really mean that you’re invited; it means that...
It’s one of the most liberating things I experience in writing – letting yourself get rid of a gesture or character or plot point that always nagged, even if you couldn’t admit to yourself that...
Whatever your religious persuasion, if you believe that that the universe is governed by benign forces, at some point you have to explain why there is so much suffering, misfortune and misery in the world.
Characters can be mysterious and you’re not really sure which way they might turn at a given point.
I’ve had a lot of success over the years racing in New York, but the main point is that I feel the marathon is a different event, a lot more my event.
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