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Jenna Fischer – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Jenna Fischer

 

I know so many amazing actors who don’t get work… and then there are a bunch of real duds that work all the time. The industry is just not fair in that way.

– Jenna Fischer


Sometimes acting is really cool because it forces you to exercise certain muscles in your personality that you wouldn’t normally be called upon in life.

– Jenna Fischer


Well, I knew I wanted to be an actor, and I didn’t necessarily need or want to be famous or a celebrity actor.

– Jenna Fischer


You never go into a marriage expecting to get divorced. You go into a marriage expecting it’s going to last forever, and you have a lot of ways you dream about the future. You have all these expectations, and then you have to adjust those expectations, and it can be a very unnerving, confusing time.

– Jenna Fischer


I’ve had Susan Sarandon play my mom, and now Lesley Ann Warren has played my mom, so if I could have Debra Winger play my mom, then I would have the trifecta of my favorite actresses playing my mother.

– Jenna Fischer


Well, I don’t know if this is true of everyone, but I have this relationship with my parents where, despite however mature or articulate or grown-up I think I’ve become, as soon as I go home, I turn into this petulant 13-year-old, especially with the tone of my voice.

– Jenna Fischer



James Truslow Adams – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by James Truslow Adams

 

Age acquires no value save through thought and discipline.

– James Truslow Adams


Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, ‘This is the real me,’ and when you have found that attitude, follow it.

– James Truslow Adams


The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.

– James Truslow Adams


There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behaves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.

– James Truslow Adams


The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.

– James Truslow Adams



John Burns – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by John Burns

 

In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience.

– John Burns


You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars. I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners, clean morals and clean characters.

– John Burns


I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves.

– John Burns



Jon Landau – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Jon Landau

 

On the surface, rock and roll changes at an amazing pace. The influence of a figure like the Maharishi can appear and disappear in a matter of months. Talk about old fashioned rock and roll finds itself dead before it begins.

– Jon Landau


What makes the Stones’ arrogance so divine is that we all believe that long ago and far away they weren’t rich and famous but poor and struggling, just like us.

– Jon Landau


To her audience, Janis Joplin has remained a symbol, artifact and reminder of late Sixties youth culture. Her popularity never derived from her musical ability, but from her capacity to link her fantasies of freedom and immortality with ours.

– Jon Landau


I saw rock n’ roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen.

– Jon Landau


It didn’t matter that Charlie Chaplin may not have been a great director or a great anything else. He made great movies.

– Jon Landau


Bob Dylan has always sealed his decisions with the unexplainable. His motives for withholding the release of the magnificent ‘Basement Tapes’ will be as forever obscure as Brian Wilson’s reasons for the destruction of the tapes for ‘Smile.’

– Jon Landau



Leon Spinks – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Leon Spinks

 

I know a lot of people think I’m dumb. Well, at least I ain’t no educated fool.

– Leon Spinks


If I can give you some kind of knowledge of life you should listen.

– Leon Spinks


God gave me the strength to see, and breathe, and talk.

– Leon Spinks



John Hughes – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by John Hughes

 

Fantastic! Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break, your coats are getting dirty, everything’s dark, dingy – what a great time for a movie!

– John Hughes


At the time I came along, Hollywood’s idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!

– John Hughes


I was obsessed with romance. When I was in high school, I saw ‘Doctor Zhivago’ every day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.

– John Hughes


I always preferred to hang out with the outcasts, ’cause they were cooler they had better taste in music, for one thing, I guess because they had more time to develop one with the lack of social interaction they had!

– John Hughes


It’s like being at the kids’ table at Thanksgiving – you can put your elbows on it, you don’t have to talk politics… no matter how old I get, there’s always a part of me that’s sitting there.

– John Hughes


I so desperately hate to end these movies that the first thing I do when I’m done is write another one. Then I don’t feel sad about having to leave and everybody going away.

– John Hughes



Joel Madden – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Joel Madden

 

Always wear cute pyjamas to bed, you’ll never know who u will meet in your dreams.

– Joel Madden


I’ve flown across America, I’ve scaled fences, I’ve stood under windows and gone out of my way hundreds of times. I’m a hopeless romantic. There’s no hope for me.

– Joel Madden


My mom always said that there would be haters. Not everyone can love ya.

– Joel Madden



John Deacon – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by John Deacon

 

Arguments are healthy. They clear the air.

– John Deacon


Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it’s more like an actor learning a part.

– John Deacon


Brian and I were both science students. You know science sort of math and physics side, you know.

– John Deacon



Jose Ortega y Gasset – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Jose Ortega y Gasset

 

An ‘unemployed’ existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.

– Jose Ortega y Gasset


Life is a series of collisions with the future it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.

– Jose Ortega y Gasset


Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction. One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing, in each individual life making itself.

– Jose Ortega y Gasset


We have need of history in its entirety, not to fall back into it, but to see if we can escape from it.

– Jose Ortega y Gasset


Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

– Jose Ortega y Gasset


Poetry is adolescence fermented, and thus preserved.

– Jose Ortega y Gasset



Louis Pasteur – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Louis Pasteur

 

Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.

– Louis Pasteur


Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.

– Louis Pasteur


Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.

– Louis Pasteur


When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.

– Louis Pasteur


There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.

– Louis Pasteur


There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it.

– Louis Pasteur


Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

– Louis Pasteur



Lisa Scottoline – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Lisa Scottoline

 

Truly I never thought of myself as writing legal thrillers, and I still don’t think I do. I write stories about women.

– Lisa Scottoline


What I’m doing is writing stories about women who care about justice. They are women who think about the difference between right and wrong, what’s legal and illegal, ethical and unethical, moral and immoral.

– Lisa Scottoline


But the fact is, I’m not work-identified. I’m not a lawyer or a writer. I’m a mom, and I’m a woman, and that’s the kind of people I want to see in books in the starring role.

– Lisa Scottoline


I am really, I think, truly an easygoing, positive, fun person.

– Lisa Scottoline


And when I look at my mother, I reflect on her strength and endurance. She’s cranky sometimes, but she is lovable and loving. I’d be happy to be there at 86.

– Lisa Scottoline



John Romero – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by John Romero

 

It is very important to lead the field and innovate in game design.

– John Romero


You have to design and program differently. Combat action in an MMO is so different to combat in a first-person shooter.

– John Romero


I’m creating the kind of games that I like right now. I’m not being held back by technology.

– John Romero



Linda Gray – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Linda Gray

 

I am not obsessive about anything except my health.

– Linda Gray


I’ve had a very laughable career and what has seen me through is my sense of humor.

– Linda Gray


I’m extremely blessed because I travel extensively for my work, but I always try to incorporate a bit of leisure with business.

– Linda Gray



Jeffrey Katzenberg – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Jeffrey Katzenberg

 

What I love most about animation is, it’s a team sport, and everything we do is about pure imagination.

– Jeffrey Katzenberg


I haven’t got a lot of patience.

– Jeffrey Katzenberg


The thing that’s changed the most has just been the rapid technology.

– Jeffrey Katzenberg



Lawrence Lessig – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Lawrence Lessig

 

The real harm of term extension comes not from these famous works. The real harm is to the works that are not famous, not commercially exploited, and no longer available as a result.

– Lawrence Lessig


A culture without property, or in which creators can’t get paid, is anarchy, not freedom.

– Lawrence Lessig


When government disappears, it’s not as if paradise will take its place. When governments are gone, other interests will take their place.

– Lawrence Lessig


Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere, a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value. For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device.

– Lawrence Lessig



Jennifer M. Granholm – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Jennifer M. Granholm

 

Sometimes leadership is planting trees under whose shade you’ll never sit. It may not happen fully till after I’m gone. But I know that the steps we’re taking are the right steps.

– Jennifer M. Granholm


Ceremonies are important. But our gratitude has to be more than visits to the troops, and once-a-year Memorial Day ceremonies. We honor the dead best by treating the living well.

– Jennifer M. Granholm


This is the place where anybody – like an African American kid raised by a single mom – can be president.

– Jennifer M. Granholm


Rush Limbaugh, we expect nonsense from him. But the Vatican, that’s another story. When the Vatican is so threatened that it launches attacks on nuns, well, you know what they say in politics, a hit dog hollers.

– Jennifer M. Granholm


Our strength is not just in the size of our defense budget, but in the size of our hearts, in the size of our gratitude for their sacrifice. And that’s not just measured in words or gestures.

– Jennifer M. Granholm


As governor, when I visited our troops in Kuwait and Iraq, I served them Thanksgiving dinner. It was a small gesture compared to their sacrifice.

– Jennifer M. Granholm



Louise J. Kaplan – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Louise J. Kaplan

 

Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval, a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future.

– Louise J. Kaplan


Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.

– Louise J. Kaplan


Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.

– Louise J. Kaplan


The toddler must say no in order to find out who she is. The adolescent says no to assert who she is not.

– Louise J. Kaplan



Joely Fisher – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Joely Fisher

 

I don’t believe in depriving myself of any food or being imprisoned by a diet.

– Joely Fisher


It’s challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.

– Joely Fisher


I am still learning every day not to watch other people’s careers and compare.

– Joely Fisher


I’m sure that my mom would have been happy with any path I chose.

– Joely Fisher


My mom has this great skiing event in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, every year for a local charity.

– Joely Fisher



Laura Hillenbrand – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Laura Hillenbrand

 

Fatigue is what we experience, but it is what a match is to an atomic bomb.

– Laura Hillenbrand


While it’s really hard to do, at the same time, I’m escaping my body, which I really want to do. I’m living someone else’s life. I get very intensely into the story, into the interviews and the research. I’m experiencing things along with my subjects. I have a freedom I don’t have in my physical life.

– Laura Hillenbrand


I am actually in poor health due to chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome, and my ability to work is greatly diminished right now, so I have to get better before I can start another big project.

– Laura Hillenbrand


I’m looking for a way out of here. I can’t have it physically, so I’m going to have it intellectually. It was a beautiful thing to ride Seabiscuit in my imagination. And it’s just fantastic to be there alongside Louie as he’s breaking the NCAA mile record. People at these vigorous moments in their lives – it’s my way of living vicariously.

– Laura Hillenbrand


It only worked for a little while the morning after I agreed to go with Universal, an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers, and the secret was out.

– Laura Hillenbrand


Louie and Seabiscuit were both Californians and both on the sports pages in the 1930s. I was fascinated. When I learned about his World War II experiences, I thought, ‘If this guy is still alive, I want to meet him.’

– Laura Hillenbrand


I am disabled, so I can’t travel, and I have not been to any development meetings, but Gary and the others affiliated with the film keep me updated on everything.

– Laura Hillenbrand



Jim Hodges – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Jim Hodges

 

When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others, to bring them into the process.

– Jim Hodges


Color is an intense experience on its own.

– Jim Hodges


It’s as if I were collaborating with myself, revealing my relationship to the material. My hand would make the drawing. Then my mouth would transmit it.

– Jim Hodges