When I go to my health club, and it's in the bas*ment, you have to take the elevator down. And this drives me crazy. Why can't there be a stairway? At least make it as easy to exercise as it is to not exercise. It's in society's interest for me to take the stairs.
The injunction to be nice is used to deflect criticism and stifle the legitimate anger of dissent.
The fact of being an underdog changes people in ways that we often fail to appreciate. It opens doors and creates opportunities and enlightens and permits things that might otherwise have seemed unthinkable.
The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.
We don't know where our first impressions come from or precisely what they mean, so we don't always appreciate their fragility.
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You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Bob Marley had this idea. It was kind of a virologist idea. He believed that you could cure racism and hate... literally cure it, by injecting music and love into people's lives. When he was scheduled to perform at a peace rally, a gunman came to his house and shot him down. Two days later he walked out on that stage and sang. When they asked him why - he said, "The people, who were trying to make this world worse... are not taking a day off. How can I? Light up the darkness."
Robert Neville in I Am Legend8
Face the light and all shadows will fall behind you.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
I have a dream today.
I have a dream today.
Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else's dreams?
The world has lost a visionary.
Barack Obama - about Steve Jobs
I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2024
I'm looking to do everything that I possibly can to get better in every aspect, whether that's scoring, defending, rebounding, passing, i'm really just excited to be playing against professionals and learning from them and just seeing where that takes me.
Sky is the limit for her and what she can do on the court, in terms of her impact in the game but also the court as well... It's been fun to watch her journey.
Stephen Curry - February 2024
I grew up watching Kobe Bryant game after game, ring after ring, living his greatness without apology.
May their light forever shine. Kobe, Gigi, I love you forever. Thank you.
Growing up, I only knew one way to play the game of basketball: fierce, with obsessive focus. I was unapologetically competitive. I wanted to be the best. I loved the work, even when it was hard, especially if it was hard.
There's a lot of players who, especially today, do all of these fancy ball handling drills and work on using a million different moves, none of which they'll be able to actually do in a game. It was refreshing to watch Sabrina play, who just thought the game at a different level.
Kobe Bryant - January 2020
Beer can be stronger than in the UK, so drink responsibly, know your limits and respect local laws.
(UK government travel advice) - February 2024
Everyone looks cool in the '90s.
When I'm on set, I'm 100 percent comfortable, but at events and photo shoots, I'm beyond nervous.
Serena and Blair from "Gossip Girl" got to wear such awesome outfits, and being on a show like that, where you're getting to wear incredible designers all the time, would be a lot of fun.
Working with Amy Adams was amazing. I've always looked up to her as an actor and as a role model, so being able to be on set with her was completely beyond anything I could ever imagine.
I was on the math team, and I was on the soccer team.
On "Euphoria", it's so fun because we're all the same age, so being able to hang out and go out together and go to different events together has been so fun compared to always being the youngest on set, which was really fun, but it's like, you're going to go home to your husband or wife, and I'm going to go home to my dog.
My family collects vintage pinball machines, so I have a few in my apartment.