When I was 13, I looked like I could play 16, and I wasn't mature enough to play 16.
My favourite trainers are Converse.
I want to reaffirm, as king, my faith in the unity of Spain.
Felipe VI of Spain
I used the name Jane Roe because I didn't want my personal name to be involved in it.
e. e. cummings
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The biggest mistake we made as a company was betting too much on HTML5.
I think the media spends a lot of time fooling itself.
There's this Frank Wildhorn tune 'Sarah' - it's not a widely known tune, but it's my favorite song to sing.
Leslie Odom, Jr.
Well, I've been in the political arena all of my life, and 10 years of that as a candidate and elected official, and that's about enough.
Over the years, I had something in principle against autobiographical writing altogether because memory plays tricks on us, and we also tend to reinvent ourselves. But there comes an age when one begins to observe life, and there are things that need time to mature, also in terms of literary form.
Using the device of an imaginary world allows me in some strange way to go to the central issues - it's one of many ways to express feelings about real people, about real human relationships.
I don't know if we are the best team in the world. I am lucky to be playing alongside some of the best players around. It's a dream.
I've dated a number of 'mama's boys.'
The success in the determination of the high-resolution structures of ribosomal subunits and eventually the whole ribosome was the culmination of decades of effort.
I'm Jewish and my wife isn't so right now we're literally decorating a Christmas tree with Jewish stars draped around it.
I never modeled myself after anyone. The person who had most influence on me was my mother, but it was really for her strength and courage more than her style, even though she had a lot of style. In a weird way, looking at pictures of me when I was 17 or 18, I was dressing the same way. I haven't changed very much.
Diane von Furstenberg
I love my kids, they are amazing children, but they drive me bananas sometimes. And sometimes, I want to sell them on eBay... but I'm not going to.
One characteristic aspect of ageing is the increased susceptibility to disease, particularly age-related diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
God never made His work for man to mend.
I keep a guitar around while writing and will improvise music. I do this for several reasons, such as that it's fun, and sometimes it helps me with the meter.
'Among Friends' was really well written and had strong characters, and while all the elements were there to make it a great genre film, it also left room for me to put a creative flair on it that wasn't your typical slasher or psychological thriller.
I didn't feel compromised as an actor, and allowed other people's fingerprints all over that aspect.
David Moyes was one who, at a certain crossroads in my career, he was there. And since then, I've kicked on. That's why he played such a big role in my career.
Now, I'm an atheist. I really don't believe for a moment that our moral sense comes from a god.
Everybody, at some point in their life, has fallen down and not felt like getting back up, but you have to, no matter how difficult it is.
My job of being a musician in a recording studio has nothing to do with being a musician being on tour performing.
I'm a loner. I like to be alone. I'm socially awkward.
You can't build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know that when a lot of frightened people are running around with edged weaponry, there are deaths. Stupid deaths, usually. I'm not writing 'The A-Team' - if there's a fight going on, people will get hurt. Not letting this happen would be a betrayal.
When it's your time, it is your time.
Prostitution and corruption are two things that mankind has had to live with for so long.
I'm not so bothered by the audition process anymore; in fact, I use it. It's a time for the actor to actually get to the know the director and the producers a little bit, too.
He told me he was working as an interpreter in a doctor's office in Brookline, Massachusetts, where I was living at the time, and he was translating for a doctor who had a number of Russian patients. On my way home, after running into him, I just heard this phrase in my head.
Cummings' career as a writer - and a painter - was as wobbly as his love life. He tried his hand at playwriting, satirical essays, and even a dance scenario for Lincoln Kirsten.
Please don't ask me any questions about the politics of 30 years ago.
Personally, in my home, the district in central New York, the Air National Guard base, not 5 years ago, the commandant came through and said, This is one of the sorriest looking bases I have ever seen.
I don't drink coffee. I like nice wines with dinner.
With every story that TV covers, somebody - some corporation, some shareholders - are making money. That's true whether covering Libya, Iraq, the tsunami in Japan, Osama bin Laden, whatever story there is. That day, the shareholders are making money off it. Every newspaper that's sold, somebody's making a dime.
I'm a former hippie, so clothes are important to me - your clothes defined you in that period. I guess clothes still defines people. But, I change a lot. I'm in my Brooks Brothers period now.
I saw that crime pays, but I never got involved in crime.
I urge people to learn from the mistakes of others. Please drink responsibly and it's never acceptable to drink and drive!
As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is the worst of all snares.
I'm determined not to start dressing like I'm 45 years old now that I'm a mum.
A spiritual voice is urgently needed to underline the fact that global warming is already causing human anguish and mortality in our nation and abroad, and much more will occur in the future without rapid action.
As a leader of a majority-Muslim nation, I believe Islamic countries must better understand what young people aspire to.
I had a novel in the back of my mind when I won an Ian St James story competition in 1993. At the award ceremony an agent asked me if I was writing a novel. I showed her four or five chapters of what would become 'Behind the Scenes at the Museum' and to my surprise she auctioned them off.
What we have is a pay structure that, on basic wages, is higher than market rate, as a general statement. When you look at other forms of retail, whether they be food or non-food, we pay more. If you look at our health care benefits, we pay a lot more.
My mother had been educated at a convent, and she had been converted to communism by my father during Stalin's most rampant period, at the beginning of the 1930s. So she had two gods, God in heaven and god on earth.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Too often, the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it's too late.
All art is political in the sense that it serves someone's politics.
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
I think that people ran out of oxygen and don't really know what happened up there, maybe some of them just made things up because they weren't sure what had happened.
I'm not angry; I write about angry characters. When I'm doing that, I'm happy. Just like when I'm writing about Mickey Sabbath being lustful, I'm not feeling lustful; I'm happy.
This planet came with a set of instructions, but we seem to have misplaced them. Civilization needs a new operating system.
Kodak has always represented innovation that is approachable while delivering the craft of filmmaking.
Rioting is a childish way of trying to be a man, but it takes time to rise out of the hell of hatred and frustration and accept that to be a man you don't have to riot.