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Back in my days as a chemistry student, I used to be quite a technocrat. I was firmly convinced that scientists would have cornered God and photographed Him in color by 1951.
From the political angle, I'm trying to be apolitical if you will. I mean people say, 'Are you a red state or blue state?', I say, 'I'm purple.' I think there are great ideas on both sides of the aisle and neither side has cornered the market.
Heroes aren't born, they' re cornered. Oh, I was cornered. And I found out that I was no hero.
When you're cornered, there are two things you can do: move or fight.
Usually, someone who's in a show gets me a ticket. I feel cornered. I can't walk out if I don't like it.
I usually write on a computer - unless I get stuck, at which point I switch to write by hand. I think that's common among writers if they get cornered on something.
Our users are trapeze artists, high school football coaches - I got cornered by a couple of theoretical physicists who said Dropbox lets them collaborate across the world and share their experiments' results. They were raving about how it's driving their research.
I don't think closeted homosexual morticians have the market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame.
Michael C. Hall
All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
Some actors specialize in shooting weapons and punching people. Some have the market on playing buffoons cornered, others specialize in roles that require heavy makeup or outrageous wardrobe. Some trade exclusively in a post-ironic blase attitude.
Now I don't want to feel cornered as an actor, because I've got a wider range than that.
Reading Stephen King's book, On Writing, was like being cornered and forced to have a long, drawn out mental enema.
Police have a job that few of us would want. They operate in high-pressure situations in which making the wrong split-second choice can cost them their lives. It is almost mandatory that they go into these confrontations assuming guilt and looking for the slightest sign that the person they have cornered has a weapon. And, of course, they profile.
Adult Swim has cornered this really cool market, especially for comedy shows.
It's just I hate reading the description 'offbeat' about a character in a script, because I, along with Seth Green, Jamie Kennedy and a few others, have cornered the market on 'offbeat.'
I made a decision to live outside the city in northern California. My agent said to me, 'Kid, you're going to make a mint in television movies.' He positioned me, and we picked really good projects, and I cornered that market. They were 20-day projects.
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