Engineering is the professional and systematic application of science to the efficient utilization of natural resources to produce wealth.
T J Hoover
Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
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.
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.
There's high, and there's high, and to get really high--I mean so high that you can walk on the water, that high-that's where I'm going'.
I don't know who I am / but you know, life is for learning.
Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person, both young and old shared a little of what he is good at doing.
When Jerry Lewis and I were big, we used to go to parties, and everybody thought I was big-headed and stuck up, and I wasn't. It was because I didn't know how to speak good English, so I used to keep my mouth shut.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.
The things which are most important don't always scream the loudest.
People should be afraid of the cancer, not the mammogram.
If you can do a part and not have the acting show.
James (Jimmy) Stewart
You've got to keep fighting; you've got to risk your life every six months to stay alive
Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.
Her reputation for reading a great deal hung about her like the cloudy envelope of a goddess in an epic
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
We can be the generation that no longer accepts that an accident of latitude determines whether a child lives or dies. But will we be that generation?
Big things are expected of us, and nothing big ever came of being small.
People in England are so bloody nosy.
I've taken stuff from people, too. You know though, if you steal from one person, you're just a thief. But if you steal from everyone, that's research.
I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead. [On his college registration experience]
Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money.
Fear is a pair of handcuffs on your soul.
Reality is something you rise above.
When you become a star, you don't change - everyone else does
I dress for women and I undress for men.
When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
I just wanted to be an ordinary parish priest.
Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual; you have an obligation to be one. You cannot make any useful contribution in life unless you do this.