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I believe in social dislocation and creative trouble.
The trouble with people like Tony Blair is they get confused, they think intelligence is education when they're two different things.
When you have a good script you're almost in more trouble than when you have a terrible script.
Robert Downey, Jr.
I have no trouble with y enemies. But my god damn friends... they are the ones that keep me walking the floors at night.
Writing is no trouble: you just jot down ideas as they occur to you. The jotting is simplicity itself - it is the occurring which is difficult.
Dissent is the native activity of the scientist, and it has got him into a good deal of trouble in the last years. But if that is cut off, what is left will not be a scientist. And I doubt whether it will be a man.
If people use common sense and their own guiding moral compass, I think they'll generally stay out of trouble.
I pretty much drink a cup of coffee, write in my journal for a while, and then sit at a computer in my office and torture the keys. My one saving grace as a writer is that, if I'm having trouble with the novel I'm writing, I write something else, a poem or a short story. I try to avoid writer's block by always writing something.
Trouble is only an opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
There are two things that I cannot resist: one is musicals and the other is a spaceship in trouble. But I am smart enough not to combine the two things.
Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble, I sort of became a momma's boy.
The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss of blankets.
Like, in high school, I was a good student and got straight As. It was very strict and you couldn't do well there unless you studied very hard, but every time there was any trouble, I was the first person they would be talking to.
The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership, they're quite willing to applaud millions on the streets of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe, without understanding the need to also produce millions of people on the streets of Britain.
I'm going to be a strict mum. I know that love is the most important thing - you've got to have lots of kisses and cuddles - but you also need to mix it with discipline or you'll be in a heap of trouble.
Some people just seem like they are up to no good. Like, in high school, I was a good student and got straight As. It was very strict, and you couldn't do well there unless you studied very hard, but every time there was any trouble, I was the first person they would be talking to.
The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.
For a while we had trouble trying to get the sound of a champagne cork exploding out of the bottle. I solved the problem by sticking my finger in my mouth and popping it out.
I have trouble imagining what I could do that's beyond the practicality of what I can do.
Psychotherapy theory turns it all on you: you are the one who is wrong. If a kid is having trouble or is discouraged, the problem is not just inside the kid; it's also in the system, the society.
The trouble is now, with rock'n'roll and stuff, it gets so big that it loses what once upon a time was a magnificent thing, where it was special and quite elusive and occasionally a little sinister and it had its own world nobody could get in.
The trouble with me is that I like to talk too much.
William Howard Taft
Never wait for trouble.
It's like getting into film - I didn't say early on, 'I'm going to become a filmmaker,' 'I'm going to show my work at MoMA.' When you start to think those things, you're in trouble.
The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone.
John F. Kennedy
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