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The trend in China is toward tighter and tighter control. They are basically improving their censorship mechanisms.
I'm not apologetic with respect to the policies of the Bush administration. I think we basically got it right.
I just spend my money on the essentials. Just basically food and shelter.
My records are basically a litany of complaints against the world, and I'm quite like that in real life as well.
When you set out to really entertain adults as well as kids, your audience is basically anybody who is breathing.
When you have a child, as anyone knows who has them, that's basically all you want to talk about.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
I think you need to have a tax system that basically is flat, fair and simple. And - that you can put on a post card. I mean, even Timothy Geithner could do this one and get it on time.
I am basically a religious man.
Basically, I'm in a kilt and a white shirt every day. So, you know, I don't have a lot of scope, and I'm really picky about what I wear. Even if it's weird, it's very particular to me. And you can't make a business out of what I would wear. We'd be out of business.
An awful lot of people come to college with this strange idea that there's no longer segregation in America's schools, that our schools are basically equal; neither of these things is true.
My first four albums covered the usual youth problems - looking for love in all the wrong places - while the next five are basically about being in your 30s.
The only thing I can say about having this type of success is that you can get yourself in trouble because basically the world is set open for you. People will say yes to anything you ask, so it's basically down to you and what you want or need.
But everything has been so gradual that it's sort of all come from, just hard work and basically being at it.
In films people basically work for the camera, you know, and that's why actors can hate each other and not be speaking to each other and still look as if they're in love because really they're loving the camera loving them.
Basically, everything I try to do is to present an alternative to what somebody else is doing.
A play is basically a long, formalistic polemic. You can write it without the poetry, and if you do, you may have a pretty good play. We know this because we see plays in translation. Not many people speak Norwegian or Danish or whatever guys like Ibsen spoke, or Russian - yet we understand Chekhov and the others.
I wrote the song 'Angels Standing By'... to try and soothe myself - rock myself to sleep, basically - because I was so scared and stressed.
It's been a difficult thing because some great opportunities have come and I've just been holding my breath and praying... I'm basically gambling hoping something will come along this season and if not, I don't know what the future holds.
'Kitchen Confidential' wasn't a cautionary or an expose. I wrote it as an entertainment for New York tri-state area line cooks and restaurant lifers, basically; I had no expectation that it would move as far west as Philadelphia.
If you don't have an ethic of conservation, you basically have a license to drive a Hummer through the Amazon.
I'm addicted to working. I mean, I have a list of 100 countries I want to play in. I'm basically killing myself by travelling so much, for no reason whatsoever.
My blogging life is basically goalless. I like the zen nature of that, and paradoxically, it improves results.
I think intelligence basically can be in a way defined by the possibility of having two opposite ideas living together and at the same time functioning. That's why I think a smart script has two things living in the same place, and they're absolutely contradictory.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
I basically wrote the code and the specs and documentation for how the client and server talked to each other.
When I see someone like Richard Dawkins, I see my father. I grew up with that. I'm basically the child of Richard Dawkins.
Alain de Botton
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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