The most stupid religion is Islam.
The focus on my appearance has really surprised me. I've always been a size 14 to 16, I don't care about clothes, I'd rather spend my money on cigarettes and booze.
To be social is to be forgiving.
One can't relive one's life. Forgiveness is not what's difficult; one's always too ready to forgive. And it does no good, that's obvious.
I don't like fights. I don't like aggressive people.
I met Will Smith twice. I didn't talk to him for too long but I was trying to let him know that my age group grew up watching him - he was the coolest guy on television and the coolest guy in movies.
Then, with lots of people doing that without ever looking over their shoulders to see how they were affecting anybody else, it couldn't work, and it didn't work, and it just came to a standstill.
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Prayer's important, not just as some kind of a metaphysical exercise, but I think it's a way to refresh one's own mind and motive. If you're praying, you're really looking beyond your own personal thoughts and the pressures that are around you.
And when you clear away the cobwebs of the description of every job in the world, at the bottom of that job is service. It's service. And I took that ethic and applied it to my writing craft.
The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows.
Satire is a form of social control, it's what you do. It's not personal. It's a job.
I'm never happier than when I'm not working. The strip is a job - that's why I take money for it. It's a job I'm passionate about, but it's a job I totally leave in the studio when I walk out of here, unless I'm late and I have to work at home. I never think of the strip unless I'm compelled to.
Tim Burton is underrated. I loved Big Fish, loved that movie, think it's the best movie of the year, hands down. Really impressed with that.
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
Harry S. Truman
Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
Harry S. Truman
Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen. It is not enough to do your own job. There's no particular virtue in that. Democracy isn't a gift. It's a responsibility.
My first job on 2001 was to make all of the HAL readouts: the 16 screens that surround HAL's eyes.
Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.
After university, I got a job sub-editing and for years I was a literary editor.