Somebody will be able to crack ebook files in the same way that people cracked music files a decade ago. An author could have worked for three years on his book, have someone buy it for their Kindle for £6.99 and then see it shared with everyone in the world for free.
Being a celebrity or anything else where you're really ambitious, it's really a game to see how successful you can get.
More freedom means more jobs... less government and less taxes.
The best way to forget ones self is to look at the world with attention and love.
I love to be nervous before a scene.
There is nothing a woman can't do. Men might think they do things all by themselves but a woman is always there guiding them or helping them.
People perceive me as a commodity. They just don't think anything of asking for five minutes of my time. It never occurs to them that if they're asking for it and another thousand people are asking, I don't have 1,000 five minutes to give.
Stephen Jay Gould
When I was small, my most serious handicap was a painful bashfulness in the presence of strangers.
Like many modern poets, I tend to conceal rhymes by placing them in the middle of lines, and to avoid immediate alliteration and assonance in favor of echoes placed later in the poems.
The thing about producing is that the pressure is off of being in front of the camera, and being critiqued and judged in that way, but there are other pressures producing.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
I certainly have the feeling that I'm the same person even though I've changed a great deal.
And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty.
There is always a 'but' in this imperfect world.
Some musicians play blues, others classical jazz or bluegrass. I like to play political roles because I can merge my political interests with my creative interests.
I've been on shows that go for shock value.
Since the composer has said everything, if you discover everything, it will be enough and you will be a happy man. Don't try to say it's your taste, and because of that you are changing this or that. And I must say this respect is still there.
The game isn't over till the clock says zero.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
When you're on a series, it's tough to go on and do something else afterward. If you're smart, save your money and you can wait out the bad times, until something else comes along.