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When a man says he is building a house for himself and his posterity, he does not mean to be understood as saying that he has any thought of binding them, nor is it to be inferred that he is so foolish as to imagine that he has any right or power to bind them, to live in it.
I've never done a box set, and Eddie's full of it if he says otherwise.
My accent was horrible. In Mexico, nobody says, 'You speak English with a good accent.' You either speak English, or you don't: As long as you can communicate, no one cares.
If someone says something unpleasant, I can't say it doesn't smart a bit. It always does. Someone can take a really nasty swipe if they want because it kind of feels powerful for a person to write in a paper and get that thing out there.
Gandalf's a good guy, and it's a good part. He says the right things, he believes the right things. An actor can have fun with it.
Humans have existed only for the last 0.001 percent of cosmic time. All of which says that - unless the Homo sapiens brain is the one-and-only instance of cogitating machinery - nearly all the intelligence that's out there is beyond our level. And that intelligence is more than just a little bit beyond.
Nobody says you have to be shackled to tradition.
I did not want to write one of those sequels that famous first-book authors get into where everybody says, 'Oh yeah.'
Robert M. Pirsig
The Hippocratic Oath says do no harm. It's the Hypocritical Oath that says do no harm to one's political future.
Directors are the captains of the ship, and it's your job as the lead actor to make sure that the rest of the cast understand that by doing whatever he says.
Most of us have trouble juggling. The woman who says she doesn't is someone whom I admire but have never met.
For every person that says I'm the new Audrey Hepburn, someone else says that I look like an alien.
I don't write for children. I write and someone says it's for children.
History says, 'Don't hope on this side of the grave.'
I've been beat up pretty badly. Pretty badly. Yet at the end of the day, everyone says I'm doing a pretty good job.
Charles B. Rangel
Everything that Eddie has said about me is the total opposite of what really happened. Eddie says I wanted to be a solo artist. No, Eddie wanted to be a solo artist.
As they say, there are two rules in improv: Never say no, and never ask why. When another actor asks 'Why?' or says no to something you're suggesting, then it's very clear that they're putting the onus on you, because they're not comfortable with it themselves.
The administration says, then, there are no downsides or upsides to treating terrorists like civilian criminal defendants, but a lot of us would beg to differ.
I would never say I was an icon, but so many people have said I am, so I suppose I am. I mean, I can't not be what everyone says I am. But I don't feel like an icon.
My definition of a 'friend' is, coming from Chicago, someone who says, 'Yeah, sure. You know what? Let's talk about what we can talk about. Let's help each other out. Your politics are none of my business.'
I don't pay a lot of attention, frankly, to what Barack Obama says.
It's a difficult competition against silence, because silence is a perfect language, the only language which says with no words.
Whenever somebody says they need an angle for their story I always fear that they've got an idea and they want me to fit into it or they want me to come up with an idea myself or I'm supposed to be more revealing than I've been, and to me it just sounds like something I don't want to do.
International law says people fighting for self-determination can use force in order to achieve their independence.
You know as a director what you want, but the film is smarter than you, the film says no, the film says there's something more here.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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