I was always good at math and science, and I never realized that that was unusual or somehow undesirable.

Marissa Mayer

The worst advice I ever received from my dad was to play by the book.

Dimebag Darrell

There's the theory that nudity doesn't really make something sexy the characters and their relationship make it sexy.

Tim Robbins

You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.

Mario Cuomo

A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The bottom line is that Wanda Sykes has the longest continuously documented family tree of any African-American we have ever researched.

Henry Louis Gates

Look, the center right coalition in American politics today is best understood as a coalition of groups and individuals that on the issue that brings them to politics what they want from the government is to be left alone.

Grover Norquist

More Americans own their home than ever before. Nearly 70 percent of American's are homeowners. So it is a good time for us to asses the positive impacts of homeownership on families, communities and on the nation's economy.

Randy Neugebauer

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

You can't have a relationship when you're shooting a 14-hour day and your husband is shooting a 14-hour day in the same city. It's a time thing and it's a together thing.

Eva Longoria

The people in charge, globally, are maniacs. They are maniacs, and unless we do something about it these people are going to deprive us of a future.

Thom Yorke

Freedom cannot be given... It can only be taken away.

David Allan Coe

I didn't get into skating to be famous.

Eric Heiden

I most sincerely wish that the world in which we live be free from the threat of a nuclear holocaust and from the ruinous arms race. It is my cherished desire that peace be not separated from freedom which is the right of every nation. This I desire and for this I pray.

Lech Walesa

Football is an art, like dancing is an art - but only when it's well done does it become an art.

Arsene Wenger

Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage.

Auguste Comte

Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.

Clare Boothe Luce

A girl's got to do what she's got to do to make somebody pay her a compliment. If that means moaning 'til the cows come home, then so be it.

Cat Deeley

My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment.

Twyla Tharp

Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.

Benito Mussolini

All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

We can reach our potential, but to do so, we must reach within ourselves. We must summon the strength, the will, and the faith to move forward - to be bold - to invest in our future.

John Hoeven

I think gardens are fantastic, and I'd love to draw and design and stuff like that. I love just planting flowers during the summer. There's something very humble about it, and natural and beautiful.

Ed Westwick

Tom Cruise, he's a lot more famous than me.

David Beckham

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.

Kurt Masur