If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John D. Rockefeller
There's a form of selling out. It's necessary. You have to become edible for people in Texas. You have to become edible for the Christian right, for mass audiences.
We artists love to talk tough, but we're just as sentimental as everyone else when it comes down to it.
I spent four months in Prague in these blue rooms reacting to nothing and you basically place your faith in the hands of the director and the special effects co-coordinator and you keep your fingers crossed and hope that the creatures look really scary.
One of the biggest challenges for the MENA region is unemployment coupled with high population growth rates. The World Bank is committed to supporting infrastructure projects that will help with job creation across the region.
Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
Happiness needs one-upmanship.
I'm an independent, straight in the middle. I've donated to candidates that I thought would be good that are Republican and Democrats alike.
John Paul DeJoria
Yes, I've already done a couple of guest voices.
My view of life is, 'If you're going to miss Heaven, why miss it by two inches? Miss it!
I didn't get into acting to have a moment, I got into it because of people who've inspired me, like Judi Dench, Holly Hunter, and Jodie Foster.
Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.
I think that a strong Israel is the only Israel that will bring the Arabs to the peace table.
Not necessarily, a lot of my songs are firmly tongue in cheek.
The Holocaust movie is almost a genre in itself these days.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
I like men-inspired outfits.
I no longer care about the financial system. I gave them my roadmap. OK? Thanks, bye. I've no idea what's going on. I'm disconnected. I'm totally disengaged.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Openness and participation are antidotes to surveillance and control.
American Pie speaks to the loss that we feel. That's why that song has found the niche that it has.
The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.
Lyndon B. Johnson