It can't be overstated how wonderful it is not to have to audition any more. Any actor will tell you it's like Christmas.
In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea.
Christmas children is not a date. It is a state of mind.
There are moments when you feel that the desire to work is fading and the only way to bring it back is to get away from it to put yourself in a state of frustration so you feel the need again.
We are free but not to be evil not to be indifferent to human suffering not to profit from the people from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from.
I don't know that there is much the United States can do except work with the international community.
Look I eat really well and I work out but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You're not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I'd be devastated.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its end but in the nascent state and this state is constant.
Musicians can run this state better than politicians. We won't get a lot done in the mornings but we'll work late and be honest.
The United States strongly condemns the illegal disclosure of classified information. It puts people's lives in danger threatens our national security and undermines our efforts to work with other countries to solve shared problems.
'Stress' was the catch-all every pamper-pedlar I spoke to used to explain why healthy women feel the need to be regularly patted petted and preened into a state of babyish beatification.
Women are not making it to the top. A hundred and ninety heads of state nine are women. Of all the people in parliament in the world thirteen per cent are women. In the corporate sector women at the top - C-level jobs board seats - tops out at fifteen sixteen per cent.
Tell the trial lawyers to get out of your state and to quit costing businessmen and women.
I want to make a policy statement. I am unabashedly in favor of women.
If we mean to have heroes statesmen and philosophers we should have learned women.
The 'wisdom of the crowds' is the most ridiculous statement I've heard in my life. Crowds are dumb.
The clouds may drop down titles and estates and wealth may seek us but wisdom must be sought.
Saudi Arabia is a puritanical state that claims a monopoly of wisdom and virtue.
The more I work with the body keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
Excellence then is a state concerned with choice lying in a mean relative to us this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
When I celebrated my bar mitzvah there was no cake. Today there is no such thing as a bar mitzvah in the United States without a special cake. It can be even more complicated and expensive than a wedding cake because bar-mitzvah cakes are often based on a particular theme.
I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua. The United States launched a covert war against another nation in violation of international law a war that was wrong and immoral.
Bush's war in Iraq has done untold damage to the United States. It has impaired our military power and undermined the morale of our armed forces. Our troops were trained to project overwhelming power. They were not trained for occupation duties.
We did not go to war in Afghanistan or in Iraq to quote 'impose democracy.' We went to war in both places because we saw those regimes as a threat to the United States.