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...
The point of drinking in moderation is that sometimes you don’t drink in moderation.
Bringing an asteroid back to Earth? What’s that have to do with space exploration? If we were moving outward from there, and an asteroid is a good stopping point, then fine. But now it’s turned...
I realized at one point that David and I had not made a record together in almost 26 years and I thought that that was absurd because, first of all it had gone so fast,...
My characters tend to be more dynamic because they’re reaching that point in their lives where their old way of being is breaking down. They’re conflicted by the idea that they don’t know what’s next....
I sculpted for four or five years. Mostly for my own amusement, I decided to do a picture book, and that was kind of a turning point.
They say the best laid plans often go a lie, Because no matter how detailed the preparation, A plan will always have a weak point and there will always be those looking to exploit it....
I wanted to take nouvelle cuisine further, to the point where we were breaking down the essence of taste and sensation, reconfiguring food as a series of really intense hits on the tongue.
As I age, I become more and more happy with what I see in the mirror. At some point, that’s going to stop.
I’ve always had a little bit of darkness, and I’ve always been someone who was grieving. I had kind of had a tumultuous upbringing living in an abusive home, so for me, writing has always...
You come to a point where you give up on holding yourself to a perfect feminist ideal – it just feels stifling.
The thing about my music is, there really is no point.
There’s a high point in your career, and then people get bored; they want something else to come along.
Credit is a promise to deliver money. It will produce GDP but you’ll create credit… So you reach a certain point that that you can’t do that anymore… There are choices. And how do we...
Having now reached a point where danger might be reasonably apprehended from strolling war parties of Indians, spies were kept in advance and strict diligence observed in the duty of sentinels.
I’m a New Zealand actor, and I really want to be doing our stuff here, and our stuff includes plays from overseas. In terms of survival, maybe I should have taken a shot elsewhere at...
When combining the elements on the Total Guide Solution, we believe we are positioning it to be the starting point for consumers to discover and enjoy digital entertainment on their television. And our name changed...
My music, I feel, has always been experimental, but it had got to a point where I felt disconnected from it completely. I didn’t want to be a Clark Kent/Superman: I couldn’t really say, ‘Well,...
Obviously talent gets you to a certain point, but it’s what you do with it, how you handle.
I was an athlete growing up. I did a lot of sports: soccer, basketball, so I was always so used to hardcore training, a lot of running. I got to a point where I felt...
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...
The purest case of an intelligence explosion would be an Artificial Intelligence rewriting its own source code. The key idea is that if you can improve intelligence even a little, the process accelerates. It’s a...
One of the lines from my books is about having respect for different minds, and if I had to have an epitaph at this point in my life, that would be it.
I think that anybody can become a terrorist. That’s my point of view. But, not everybody can actually kill. In order to reach that level, you have to be deeply convinced.
Reviews are great. I can read negative reviews and say, ‘You know that point they made… they were dead on.’
Patience was not my strong point.
Well, from an acting point of view, I bear no relation, I don’t look like Alfred Kinsey at all, but I thought somewhere in my artist’s soul, my actor’s soul, I could capture something of...
Of course, it is always nice to poll well, but if you don’t get representatives elected, then what is the point?
All I’m saying is that Louis Vuitton and L’Oreal didn’t invent branding at some point in the mid-Eighties. Big, reassuring names have been around a long time.
But it seemed to me that as soon as you have computer storage you could put every point you wanted in – make the ones that are less relevant to your central topic, further away...
Maharaj-ji, in my first darshan, my first meeting with him, showed me his powers. At that point I was impressed with the power. But subsequently, I realized that it was really his love that pulled...
I can’t wait to play the Hammerstein shows. Things have been exploding in the last week, and that’s going to be the exclamation point.
That’s the way I try to live. I think it’s the only way for human beings at this point in our evolution as souls, where everyone in their lifetime is going through stuff.
We don’t point a pistol at our own forehead. That is not the way to conduct negotiations.
The point is, how do you know the Guarantee Fairy isn’t a crazy glue sniffer.
I do not go outdoors… As far as I’m concerned, the whole point of living in New York City is indoors. You want greenery? Order the spinach.
But you can’t extend, or go beyond any point musically, without the basic fundamentals.
People are not the only interesting organism on earth. From the point of view of scientific or commercial value, there are lots of interesting organisms.
Mexican Shuffle was a turning point of the Brass.
‘Moldova: Yes or No?’ That’s a great app, and we actually used the geo-locator on your phone, so if you are in Moldova, it will say ‘Yes, you’re in Moldova.’ I’m so excited. People need...
I never feel like I have to hang on to the music. I don’t expect that the music will go away. Ideas are the only thing I can point to that are permanent and fixed.
I’ve got nothing left to lose at this point. The work I’ve done is out there.
We all know that technology has advanced to the point of watching TV online.
The whole point about historians is that we are really communing with the dead. It’s very restful – because you read. There’s some sociopathic problem that makes me prefer it to human interaction.
At every point I am besieged by people who would like me to conform to some social norm of whatever sort of social group they expect me to be a part of. I never have...
I have reached the point where I know that as long as I sit down to write, the ideas will come. What they will be, I don’t know.
—Robert B. Parker
Sometimes, if you are nervous, it could actually turn out to be a manifestation of your exhaustion. The point is that any setback is bad, but if you see it from a perspective, you’ll recover.
By the late ’70s I had come to question the point of a great deal of what we were doing, in terms of the CIA’s overall charter.
The tubular steel chair is surely rational from technical and constructive points of view. It is light, suitable for mass production, and so on. But steel and chromium surfaces are not satisfactory from the human...
The fundamental point in fabricating a chain reacting machine is of course to see to it that each fission produces a certain number of neutrons and some of these neutrons will again produce fission.
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