Hope is not a resting place but a starting point - a cactus, not a cushion.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Easy doesn't do it.
Sadness is weak; I don't believe in weakness.
As an actor, you are always looking for subtext, for layers, for what's going on underneath.
Some of my happiest moments have been dancing.
We have a substantial number of countries that have pledged and provided all kinds of support for the United States in the event that war becomes necessary in Iraq.
Is there really any relationship between artists' personal conduct and their art? Certainly not.
I've been my most happy and my most unhappy in relationships. I have family and friends and people I care very much about. I've got a really, really, really good life.
There's no point breaking a lot of crockery unnecessarily.
J. Carter Brown
New York, oh my God, in my early 20s. I felt, this is home, this is really where I belong.
I wouldn't live with me, believe me. I'm moody.
As with the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock, the origins of Shearith Israel trace back to a small group of religious freedom-seekers and a treacherous ocean passage to the New World.
I am proud to be able to exhibit my work and inspire young people. Especially young black women so they know that they are beautiful, that they don't have to hold onto any negative stereotypes.
To preach is very boring, and nobody wants free advice. But if it's entertainment, then this changes. If you explain something to a kid through an interesting story, he'll be hooked.
I just think of myself as a comedian, really. I mean, I talk about being Jewish a lot. It's funny because I do think of myself as Jewish ethnically, but I'm not religious at all. I have no religion.
I've been speaking at churches for years, as well as juvenile jails, rehabs and hospitals, and I always talk about my faith. That is a declaration of my relationship with God.