It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
I think the type of actor I am, I tend to play strong leading female characters. The shows I've been on happen to be science fiction genre.
As a novelist, you deepen your characters as you go, adding layers. As a reporter, you try to peel layers away: observing subjects enough to get beneath the surface, re-questioning a source to find the facts. But these processes aren't so different.
I've had more misrepresentations than I can handle, and people have told the wickedest lies about me. A lot of them have taken their frustrations out on me, and I don't like that because it can wound. Not necessarily me, but those around me. Journalists can be so bad.
Every time you cuddle with your children, you're likely to be driving down your testosterone.
Long before 'American Idol', people used to call me a diva. And I be like, 'Hold on, are you calling me something else on the sly? You gonna call me a diva, call me a good diva.'
I think what's really amazing is that given the scale of the web and getting the compute power we have today, we're starting to see things that appear intelligent but actually aren't semantically intelligent.
Historically, black music has influenced other cultures and other genres and created other genres.
We must abandon the unworkable notion that it is morally reprehensible for some countries to pursue weapons of mass destruction, yet morally acceptable for others to rely on them for security - and indeed to continue to refine their capacities and postulate plans for their use.
I don't see here on this side; but I will see on the other side. I know I'll get to see. I know I'll get to walk those golden streets and I'll get to see Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego; and I'll get to see the Lord. Oh yes I will.
We are not won by arguments that we can analyse but by tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself.
To say that people would cease to come to California if they would have to pay more taxes is to underestimate the advantages of being in California - mightily.
I adore recipes that make use of one cut of meat or a whole animal to create a complex dish, loaded with flavour.