Comedy may be big business but it isn’t pretty.
My siblings and I were friends with the boys who would become our stepbrothers – we grew up on the same street. I feel very special to have these amazing people in my life and if we hadn’t all moved into this big house together I think I would have missed out on that because we would have drifted apart.
Thanking you once more I want to wish you the best of luck for your future life and to conclude by saying to you: Dream your dreams and may they come true!
The Peking man was a thinking being standing erect dating to the beginning of the Ice Age.
My father opened a restaurant. It’s so amazing… it’s so freaking delicious but I’m telling you I gain five pounds every time I go in there.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
I have one brother John an airline pilot who is seven years younger. He’s adopted though we’re still blood related – he’s my cousin. My parents couldn’t have any more children after me so when Dad’s brother died they adopted John then just a baby.
Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces like discrimination in housing or in education.
When I tried to play something and screwed up I’d hear some other note that would come into play. Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it.
When a father absent during the day returns home at six his children receive only his temperament not his teaching.
Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas – an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives.
People are on their computers more than watching TV because you can only watch voyeur TV which is basically what reality shows are for so long.
As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice and were indulged not only with impunity but authorized by the sanction of their laws.
A number of cases have been reported in which a dying individual has a vision of a person about whose death he or she did not know.
A singer for me is more like someone who is standing alone with a microphone like Scott Walker rather than someone who is bashing a plank and is spitting all over a microphone.
I realised one day that men are emotional cripples. We can’t express ourselves emotionally we can only do it with anger and humour. Emotional stability and expression comes from women.
Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the most monstrous and foolish the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
The environmental crisis is a global problem and only global action will resolve it.
I don’t think I’m really open to having Washington change me.
Just because you put higher-octane gasoline in your car doesn’t mean you can break the speed limit. The speed limit’s still 65.
I want to serve chess through games books that are works of art. I would like to bring the game closer to many people all over the world.
Anger cannot be dishonest.
Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan early cost the world dearly later on. We dare not make the same mistake with China.
I’ve always turned my anger inwards towards self-destruction.
It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to keep it.
Far from creating a new formalism what these can yield is something far transcending surface values since they not only embody form as beauty but also form in which intuitions or ideas or conjectures have taken visible substance.