I design some of my own clothes now.
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
Comedy has to be done en clair. You can’t blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.
I am the granddaughter of a Welsh coal miner who was determined that his kids get out of the mines. My dad got his first job when he was six years old in a little village in Wales called Nantyffyllon cleaning bottles at the Colliers Arms.
You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances.
Art is the collaboration between God and the artist and the less the artist does the better.
The first time I rode a bike I was four or five. I crashed into the back of a car.
Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.
There’s a lot of research behind the scenes that you don’t get to see but I have an instinct that my dad nurtured from when I was born. I was very lucky then.
I thought if anyone need a leg up it was our foster children. So I started getting involved in education reform and that was back in 1998. And as a result of all the reform work that I had done people urged me to run for the Minnesota state Senate. I did I was there for six years.
After a few months in my parents’ basement I took an apartment near the state university where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations.
I always loved music. You know my parents said I started singing when I was 4 in the car.
The tendency of old age to the body say the physiologists is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.
I mean I was famous for nothing.
I had never said ‘dad I love you.’
But I didn’t really enjoy my secondary education that much probably because I am a very physical person and don’t enjoy sitting at a desk all day. I just dragged myself through GCSE and A Levels so it suited me very much to go on to drama school which was very active.
Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
You cannot expect the guy who drove the car into the ditch to navigate it out of the ditch. You have to put a new driver in the seat. I’m not saying the new driver is going to be any better but we need a new driver. Kerry is the only choice.
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
Being famous is great it’s not like bad or horrible or anything.
I don’t think I’ve had a holiday in my entire life that wasn’t about my dad’s work.
I feel that education needs an overhaul – courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out.
The greatest work of art about New York? The question seems nebulous. The city’s magic and majesty are distilled in the photographs of Alfred Stieglitz and Paul Strand.
The day I won an Emmy was also the day my father passed away. I received a call from my sister on the way to the ceremony and had to turn my car around and catch the first flight back to Karachi.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.