To overcome a fear here’s all you have to do: realize the fear is there and do the action you fear anyway.
If you have abandoned one faith do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?
The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of law and equality before the law and no one above the law that is a very viable vision but instead of that we have quasi mob rule.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
I am also hugely excited to then be competing to defend my three Paralympic titles at the Paralympic Games. I believe we will see some amazing times posted and I am very much looking forward to what will be an incredible Olympics and Paralympics in London.
People don’t change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so.
A spy like a writer lives outside the mainstream population. He steals his experience through bribes and reconstructs it.
There are those who look at things the way they are and ask why… I dream of things that never were and ask why not?
The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it it’s usually lousy.
I started out modeling at a young age and surrounded myself with different brilliant minds. I have so many people to get educated from and I’ve been a sponge.
Beauty and the devil are the same thing.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Don’t get me wrong magic is cool. But a nervous mother singing to her child at night while something moves quietly through the dark outside her house? That’s a story. Handled properly it’s more dramatic than any apocalypse or goblin army could ever be.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect change is the way to perfect them.
Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world.
The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one in which information is given well-defined meaning better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation.
Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear.
I think an education is beneficial but whether it takes an education to be successful in the arts is a whole other question.
When characters change on screen it makes you feel better about yourself. You think ‘Oh I change too I’m constantly becoming a better person.’
What’s cool about indie rock is that one band can do effectively the same thing as another band and one band nails it and the other one doesn’t. I like that elusiveness.
I’ve had to deal a lot with my own sense of intimidation at meeting famous people – especially actors but really any famous people.
Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you’re in your 60s and you’re with the kid every day you’re dealing with the mind of a child so it opens up that childishness in you again.
It just took all of that to come to a screeching halt to get to the point of having nothing for me to finally realize Hey what are you fighting with this for? Until then I hadn’t claimed my faith as my own I had just grown up with it.
Fear created the first gods in the world.
Fine art is that in which the hand the head and the heart of man go together.