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People will ask, 'Are you famous?' And I always answer, 'My mother thinks so.'
I spent most of my career in business not saying the word 'woman.' Because if you say the word 'woman' in a business context, and often in a political context, the person on the other side of the table thinks you're about to sue them or ask for special treatment, right?
As an actor, I endeavor to find the reason in the unreasonable. Because no one thinks they are being unreasonable or unrealistic or demanding or behaving madly. We all see ourselves as being justified.
All you have to do is to look like crap on film and everyone thinks you're a brilliant actress. Actually, all you've done is look like crap.
I don't like Paris so much, and it's only eight shows. I mean, don't tell them that, of course. But everyone always thinks they're so important. And I'm sure they are. But to me, my happiness is more important.
I followed an Italian manager and it cannot be easy when you follow a manager who thinks very differently.
My mom always said, 'Don't date a guy who thinks he's prettier than you.'
If you're an actress or a musician, everyone thinks you're hot.
A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.
People come up to me and say, 'It's too bad the space program got canceled.' This is not the case, and yet that is what most of the public thinks has happened.
Clever modern man is so witless that he thinks moral silence and empty conscience are an advantage.
Only a bad artist thinks he has a good idea. A good artist does not need anything.
How does a person feel when looking at the sky? He thinks that he doesn't have enough tongues to describe what he sees. Nevertheless, people have never stopping describing the sky, simply listing what they see.
I met someone the other night who's 28 years old, and he hasn't worked a day since he left college because he's pursuing a dream he'll never, ever realize: He thinks he's a great singer. Actually, he's crap.
I'm always happy to blow up any misconceptions that people have about stage school cos everyone thinks it's really nasty there but it's not.
As far as everyone else's opinion, I mean, if I would have thought that everyone was right, I probably wouldn't have left Compton, so I don't get too caught up on what the next person thinks.
Every generation always thinks it was better before, and I think people have been saying this for probably thousands of years.
The media thinks that you have to make science sexy and concentrate on themes such as rivalry and the human issues.
I buy a lot of books I never read. But that's not really a waste, since all it takes is one idea from even one book to radically reshape the way a person leads, thinks and lives.
Robin S. Sharma
Some writers are so enthralled by ideas (one thinks of Doris Lessing) that their characters become debaters, and their fables approach allegory.
I read an article that said one in five Americans thinks Elvis is alive. I want to find those morons and get them registered to vote for me.
The secret is not to care what anyone thinks of you.
Part of me thinks that innovation, real innovation in health care delivery, needs to happen from the bottom to the top.
If my mum thinks I'm acting like a diva she'll soon tell me off... She'll cut me down to size!
Basically, me and Ed Sheeran are kind of Twitter friends - well, I say that. He probably just thinks I'm weird.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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