Amanda Peet Quotes
If I had to give up cheese or chocolate, I'd give up chocolate in a heartbeat.
— Amanda Peet
Merely that I have a World Wide Web page does not give me any power, any abilities, nor any status in the real world.
When I take a risk, I like it to be a calculated risk, meaning I make it as small as possible.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
In LA, I mean, here's this place full of desperate and sad people who take their only pleasure from destroying others for the purposes of their own self-aggrandizement.
Symptoms, those you believe you recognize, seem to you irrational because you take them in an isolated manner, and you want to interpret them directly.
There is no community service in 'Seinfeld.' But rather than lauding that, I think it shows the insane banality of it.
Superman is the hardest character to draw. There are a couple of things that make him difficult. He's got a very simple costume and doesn't have the long cape like Batman. He's not a character that is necessarily always in shadow, and he doesn't have a mask.
Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises.
Basically if you study entrepreneurs, there is a misnomer: People think that entrepreneurs take risk, and they get rewarded because they take risk. In reality entrepreneurs do everything they can to minimize risk. They are not interested in taking risk. They want free lunches and they go after free lunches.
When a trait is universal, evolutionary biologists look for a genetic explanation and wonder how that gene or genes might enhance survival or reproductive success.
Robin Marantz Henig
In 1900, the average life expectancy of a US citizen was 48, so most menopausal women were dead, which is not a great place to be.
Sandra Tsing Loh