No dream is too big. No challenge is too great. Nothing we want for our future is beyond our reach.
Folks, I can tell you I've known eight presidents, three of them intimately.
My mother had a saying: 'Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you're not the last.'
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Be there for my dad, like he was for me.
Fool! Don't you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you.
Human cloning is coming.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Change takes courage.
But we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
The nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master and deserves one.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.
We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.
Civilization must stand up and combat the current collapse of governance, the rise of violence, and the spread of chaos and fear in many parts of the world.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.
I can take it. The tougher it gets, the cooler I get.
It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Hope springs eternal, even for hopeless crusades.
I think a lot of people in television news look at the cable networks with great envy.
I do not follow a charted diet plan. I eat everything.
Never stay in a bad marriage, and don't hang around with psycho coke fiends.
The central dilemma in journalism is that you don't know what you don't know.
The separation of church and state was meant to protect church from state; a state that declares religion off limits in public life is a state that declares itself supreme over all religious values.
I know I've done good things, I know I've done bad things.
Success and failure are both part of life. Both are not permanent.
I'm doing naughty things, I'm drinking too much, I'm going to clubs. It really didn't matter to me, other than the fact that some parents wouldn't let their kids hang out with me.
The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.
It takes two hands to clap! I cannot be solely blamed for what happened in my relationships! If things soured, it happened because of both parties. Not just me!
People often refer to Dubai as the Hong Kong of the Gulf, but it's really more like Vegas.
If you put your mind to it, anything is possible.
I can be a romantic. The way to every woman's heart is through her stomach. Food is at the core of everything.
I'm not going to lie. I am a psycho. Luckily, I get most of it out on stage.
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
A rice cooker has changed my life. The overnight-oatmeal deal is a big win at the Olyphant house.
I came from a middle-class family. My dad was a professor; my mom was a nurse. I didn't come from money, and I didn't come from circles of power. I didn't come from the country club; I came from the town park.
Sure we're in limos. We're stars. How else is a star supposed to travel?
When I was in college, there were a couple years there where I was just not sure what to do, and it was actually my mom who suggested I take some journalism classes.
I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.
Liberalism is a cancer; it's a forest fire; it destroys every single thing it touches.
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Sooner or later, if man is ever to be worthy of his destiny, we must fill our hearts with tolerance.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Life's too short to hang out with people who aren't resourceful.
Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.
You never know what the future holds or where my life will take me.
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.
A timeless piece of jewelry, like pearls or stud earrings, has lasting value. I bought a vintage ring for $600 with my first paycheck; I plan to pass it down to my daughter.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
I don't really wear perfume. I use Victoria's Secret sometimes. They have this Coconut Passion spray. But fragrances can give me a bit of a headache.
First of all, I try to be a positive role model.
The hard-working Americans, the people who made this country so great, they've been left in the dust.
If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.
Looking good is the best revenge.
When Facebook was getting started, nothing used real identity - everything was anonymous or pseudonymous - and I thought that real identity should play a bigger part than it did.
I always believed that when you follow your heart or your gut, when you really follow the things that feel great to you, you can never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world.
If you step back and take a holistic look, I think any reasonable person would say Android is innovating at a pretty fast pace and getting it to users.
People don't understand the logistics of advertising. To have the ads purchased and run, you need to have a series of products that work together.
Nobody motivates today's workers. If it doesn't come from within, it doesn't come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves.
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.
Wine is incredibly sexy.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
We all have to start somewhere, and doing something is better than nothing at all. Start small so you don't get discouraged and give up. Remember it is all about consistency.
I fell in love with flora of all types, especially ferns. Loved the sparse structure and repetition of shape - almost fractal.
I've gone seventy-nine hours without sleep, creating. When that flow is going, it's almost like a high. You don't want it to stop. You don't want to go to sleep for fear of missing something.
I work hard and I play hard, too. There is nothing wrong with that.
Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
I love being white, and I think it's something to be very proud of. I don't want our culture diluted. We need to close the borders now and let everyone assimilate to a Western, white, English-speaking way of life.
I got really into surfing, and that was my life from when I was 10 years old to 18. I surfed almost every day, and it was all I cared about - I was a sand-in-the-bed, total beach bum.
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
I believe that life is hard. That we all are going to walk through things that are hard and challenging, and yet advertising wants us to believe that it's all easy.
Instant gratification takes too long.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, 'no, I went to films.'
I've made a lot of mistakes in my life. And I'm really sensitive, so I take even small mistakes as huge ones.
For many, the American dream has become a nightmare.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
You are what you love. Not what loves you.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
If I can make a kid smile playing baseball, that's pretty awesome.
Decisions are made by those who show up.
Not all those who wander are lost.
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.
Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it's a start.