I always believed that the bubble could burst tomorrow. You're only as good as your last record.
Science affects all our ways of thinking about the world: both the physical world, which, if I may make so bold, is easy to understand because it is regular and follows simple laws, and also the social world, which is more baffling and less predictable.
Comparing Asian writers mainly to other Asian writers implies that we're all telling the same story - a disappointingly reductive view.
The more facts you tell, the more you sell. An advertisement's chance for success invariably increases as the number of pertinent merchandise facts included in the advertisement increases.
I got in the audition line called 'Making the Band' because I wanted to be in a band. If I didn't, I would have done 'American Idol.'
I answer number one to myself, because I know myself. I answer to my fans, because they know me. My mother knows me and God knows me, and that's where it's at.
Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good.
As a famous person you think how you're gonna end it, get away and have a normal life.
We humans are hard to deal with. We are a loud, complex and demanding bunch. Often, we are best dealt with from a safe distance and for only brief periods of time. This could be why a lot of marriages fail.
We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
I am not an 'instant' actor... to really do anything, I've got to try it five or six or a dozen times.
When I wrote 'The Interestings', I wanted to let time unspool, to give the book the feeling of time passing. I had to allow myself the freedom to move back and forth in time freely, and to trust that readers would accept this.
I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
Orson Scott Card
I think anytime you work on something, even if you feel really good about it, you're never really sure. Once it's in the public space, it's out of my hands.
As I get older, my emotions are closer to the surface.
I see the job of attorney general as the single most important legal office in the country when you can't trust the federal government.