Jay Asher Quotes
I've always loved brainstorming with other writers, and I consider having my work critiqued a part of that brainstorming.
Quotes from other Authors
I'm not an advocate for disability issues. Human issues are what interest me. You can't possibly speak for a diverse group of people. I don't know what it's like to be an arm amputee, or have even one flesh-and-bone leg, or to have cerebral palsy.
It'd be great to do some other TV. 'Breaking Bad' is definitely my home, but I'd love to have a nice hiatus gig, like a recurring role. Or to do a good film. I'd like to do a Woody Allen movie. I really didn't have a plan, and that's okay with me.
I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82.
You know, to address crowds and make promises does not require very much brains.
The Galapagos Islands provide a window on time. In a geologic sense, the islands are young, yet they appear ancient.
I had to face a lot coming through this journey, a lot of sacrifices, difficulties, challenges, and injuries.
Voice-acting, on the fun meter, is off the scale. You show up, you don't have to be all primped up, or dressed up. And you get to work with some amazing people, and goof off for four hours.
I came to political consciousness with John Fitzgerald Kennedy's magnificent 1961 Inaugural Address. It seemed the start of something fresh and exciting, and it was.
I mean, the part you don't like, I mean, that's the only part. That's the part no one likes, and that is the criticisms, and the unfair criticisms, I might add, of my husband. But that's also just a fact of life in politics.
I don't try to be a threat to MicroSoft, mainly because I don't really see MS as competition. Especially not Windows-the goals of Linux and Windows are simply so different.
Most executives I know are so action-oriented, or action-addicted, that time for reflection is the first casualty of their success.
You can stay true to yourself and your friends, you can do the right thing, you can do with your life whatever you want to. I think that's a lovely message.
To love a person is to know and love the person. But we can pick up an enormous amount about another human being just by exchanging a couple of sentences. It's not yet knowledge; it's an intuition that motivates you to want to find out more.
I never understood that if you sweat as much as I used to every night, you drain your body of salts. So I got very, very, seriously ill. I got to the stage where I was almost hospitalized with serious problems.
No writer besides Shakespeare has created more memorable characters attached to vices and virtues. In even their least sympathetic characters, one senses a kind of helplessness to passion quivering between the poles of good and evil.
It's really such a personal journey, making a record, but even more so writing the songs.
And I'm a slow writer: five, six hundred words is a good day. That's the reason it took me 20 years to write those million and a half words of the Civil War.