In the South of California has gathered the larges and most miscellaneous assortment of Messiahs, Sorcerers, Saints and Seers known to the history of aberrations.
War is the biggest ego trip of all time.
For me, the highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship.
Better to have loved a short man than never to have loved a tall.
May God bless and keep you always,
May your wishes all come true,
May you always do for others
And let others do for you.
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung,
May you stay forever young.
Live every day like it's your last.
If you have got the public in the palm of your hand, you can be sure that is where they want to be.
Are we having fun yet
I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when I don't have anybody to respect.
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law.
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself.
Talent is the ability to say things well, but genius is the ability to, well, say things.
Don't be afraid to see what you see.
My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave.
If a man is pictured chopping off a woman's breast, it only gets a R rating, but if, God forbid, a man is pictured kissing a woman's breast, it gets an X rating. Why is violence more acceptable than tenderness?
Being a sex symbol was rather like being a convict.
What you see is what you get.
I never know how much of what I say is true.
People in England are so bloody nosy.
When you get married you forget about kissing other women.
I think that we have created a new kind of person in a way. We have created a child who will be so exposed to the media that he will be lost to his parents by the time he is 12.
Do it right or don't do it at all. That comes from my mom. If there's something I want to do, I'm one of those people that won't be satisfied until I get it done. If I'm trying to sing something and I can't get it, I'm going to keep at it until I get where I want it.
The only time you ever run out of chances is when you stop taking them.
You have to erect a fence and say, Okay, scale this.
The best mind-altering drug is truth.
Happiness adds and multiplies, as we divide it with others.
If you feel like lovin' me
if you've got the notion
I second that emotion.
The theory community, myself included - became rather troubled about the particle.
People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.
I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not old yet!
I feel the need to be naked with you.
Take off my pants, my shirt, my socks and my shoes.
I need to be naked with you.
Amber (pop star)
Figure out who you are and then do it on purpose.
To own is to fear.
You're not going to ask me that and if you did I'd pretend that you didn't because everybody and their mother plus their dog and cat and their goldfish asks me that.
Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you: you must acquire it.
To play it safe is not to play.
Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.
Sure I love Goldie. How could you not love Goldie? Everyone loves Goldie. I love her, and I hope our love will continue, but I don't want to give an I-love-Goldie-Hawn interview.
Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.
I just love, I love, I love movies.
I think you can use some of those words on TV. But one thing you can't do is throw coffee, i've said it over and over again!
I believe in using words, not fists... I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.
It's a family that's loaded with grudges and passion. We come from a long line of robbers and highwaymen in Italy, you know. Killers, even.
Dare to fail. If you never fail, you're never taken risks and that's no way to take on this life.
Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous any more.
Of course drugs were fun.
People think that they just want movies like Pretty Woman, when really they -- at least the ones that I know personally -- have been waiting for something that doesn't completely insult them.
Being on tour sends me crazy, I drink too much and out comes the John Mcenroe in me.
All I am certain of right now is that I don't want to go anywhere, and that's not bad for someone who always used to run.
Oh, great reviews are the worst. They mislead you more than the bad ones, because they only fuel your ego. Then you only want another one, like potato chips or something, and the best thing you get is fat and bloated. I'd rather just refuse, thanks.
It really isn't anybody's business how many people we have working for us. What's offensive is that I'm portrayed as this prima donna with these sycophants telling me how great I am all the time. Yes, they do work for me, but we're working together for a higher good...
Vibrators. I think they are great. They keep you out of stupid sex. I'd pitch them to anybody.
You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
I almost wish I could be more exciting, that I could match what is happening out there to me.
I have always believed that opera is a planet where the muses work together, join hands and celebrate all the arts.
"When I came to New York it was the first time I'd ever taken a plane, the first time I'd ever gotten a taxi-cab, the first time for everything. And I came here with 35 dollars in my pocket. It was the bravest thing I'd ever done."
But a new day has also come in the lives of other people because something bad has happened, because we've lost lives, because there's a scar on our world now.
My will, my faith and my body have been challenged, but make no mistake, my heart is strong and my resolve to fight will never be broken.
Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that's true, big-time success. If not, it's much ado about nothing. [On the prospects for his 1997 movies The Rainmaker and Good Will Hunting]
Like with every form of cancer, early detection is what it is all about. I urge everyone to learn the facts about this condition. It can be prevented with testing, and it can be beaten if caught early!
I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
Nothing ends nicely, that's why it ends.
champions know there are no shortcuts to the top. They climb the mountain one step at a time. they have no use for helicopters!
Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
H Ross Perot
I would not have known at the time, for I was too young to realize that I was supposed to have a live-in father, just as I was too young to know that I needed a race. From an improbably short span it seems that my father fell under the same spell as my mother and her parents; and for the first six years of my life, even as that spell was broken and the worlds that they thought they'd left behind reclaimed each of them, I occupied the place where their dreams had been.
Barack Hussein Obama
t is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS, but no one should die of ignorance.
I think I'm still clean living. That's — I mean I don't go home and have orgies or anything like that. I'm still the same person I've always been.
I'm a hopeful cynic.
Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.
If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.
There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.