In school, I studied psychology, linguistics, neuroscience. I understand that there is a real lack of respect for the brain.
I did things I did not understand for reasons I could not begin to explain just to be in motion, to be trying to do something, change something in a world I wanted desperately to make over but could not imagine for myself.
Mario Andretti said: ‘If everything seems under control you’re not going fast enough.
Champion racecar driver Mario Andretti: “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.
"If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough. —MARIO ANDRETTI"
If you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
The artist finds, that the more he can confine his attention to a particular part of any work, his productions are the more perfect, and grow under his hands in the greater quantities.
When they talk about music getting in your blood, I understand exactly what they're talking about, because that is me.
If you want to make a million you don't have to understand money, what you have to understand is people's fears about money
Power always has to be kept in check power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
As a child I understood how to give, I have forgotten this grace since I have become civilized.
I understand people want to hold on to their roots.
I always felt like the rug could be pulled out from under me at anytime. And coming from a racially mixed background, I always felt like I didn't really fit in anywhere.
If you see me as just the princess then you misunderstand who I am and what I have been through.
The truth is that the history of the last couple of thousand years has been broadly repeated attempts by various people or institutions - in a Freudian way - to rediscover the lost childhood of Europe, this golden age of peace and prosperity under the Romans, by trying to unify it.
I always admire the French and the Italians who are very devoted to their marriages. They take them extremely seriously, but it is understood that there might be other visitors at 5 o'clock in the afternoon. You just never boast about. They never say anything, but that's what keeps marriages together.
The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do.
I find it hard to understand why Scorsese has never called. You know, given the natural menace I bring to the screen.
We should create colossal exhibits, in light of the fact that the world is utilized to large sensational undertakings.
I don't ever remember a single day of hopelessness. I knew from the history of the labor movement, especially of the black people, that it was an undertaking of great trial. That, live or die, I had to stick with it, and we had to win.
Underestimate the ability of the Chinese people to develop their own technology.
Moments of mystery are rare enough, in all conscience; and when they do arrive all the world misses them by trying to understand them. Which is manifestly ungrateful and stupid.