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I wanted to write when I was young, but people said it was impossible. Then my parents locked me in a mental institution - they said I was crazy and would never make a living from writing.
If I didn't have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up.
The thing about hip-hop is that it's from the underground, ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out, who have not been recognized.
There's a lot of conflict and darkness inside everybody's family. We all pretend to outsiders that it's not so, but behind locked doors, there are usually high emotions running.
Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
E. W. Howe
I read all the time. I love it. My fantasy would be to be locked into a library. I'd be very, very happy.
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.
There was a point in my 40s when I went into the bathroom with a bottle of wine, locked the door, and said, 'I'm not coming out until I can totally accept the way that I look right now.'
I am not very good with relationships. With anyone. I can't be locked up with anyone for too long.
I like the desert for short periods of time, from inside a car, with the windows rolled up, and the doors locked. I prefer beach resorts with room service.
I remember times when I was at shows and the person onstage locked eyes with me. And in that moment, everything was right with the world. I think that's part of my job, to create these thousands of moments every night. And for the rest of their life, they can say, 'You guys looked at me,' or 'You sweated on me,' or 'I got your gum.'
If you were to come to Minnesota, I could have you locked up like that. That's power.
As a child I was sometimes so hungry that I used to dream that one day I'd get locked in a grocery store.
People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked.
I write until the first draft is finished, and then I feel that I can get out. But, during the time of the writing of the first draft, I don't go out. I'm just locked away, writing. It's a time of meditation, of going into the story.
Everybody who labels themselves a 'nerd' isn't some giant person locked in a cubbyhole who's never seen the opposite sex. Especially with the way the Internet is now, I think that definition is getting a little more diffuse.
The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason.
The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. But the combination is locked up in the safe.
Peter De Vries
His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.
I've never been to jail. I've never been arrested. I've never been locked up.
Samuel L. Jackson
I don't spend a lot of time thinking of what they'll do musically, I try to imagine being locked into a windowless room with this person for twelve hours at a time. If you can look at that and think it might be fun then maybe you've got the right musician.
Language should find itself in the physical world, and not end up locked in an idea in somebody's head.
If a slave is unwilling to go with his new master, he is whipped, or locked up in jail, until he consents to go, and promises not to run away during the year.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
A good memory is surely a compost heap that converts experience to wisdom, creativity, or dottiness; not that these things are of much earthly value, but at least they may keep you amused when the world is keeping you locked away or shutting you out.
I thought I was going to write fiction but I fell backwards into non-fiction. It started when I got locked out of two apartments in one day and I told the story to some friends, one of whom worked in the 'Village Voice' and asked me to turn it into an essay.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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