Grace Jones quotes: the Jamaican model’s most popular quotes.
“I believe in individuality, that everybody is special, and it’s up to them to find that quality and let it live.”
“One creates oneself.”
“My philosophy is a belief in magic, good luck, self-confidence and pride.”
Uma Thurman quotes: Beatrix sounds off.
“Life is what happens to you while you’re waiting for your ship to come in.”
“You can’t find something if you don’t know what you’re looking for.”
“I think that life force is invaluable.”
James Marsden quotes: the actor looks back on how far he’s come.
“If you’re lucky enough to pick what you do, that’s the greatest career you can have. Ultimately, that’s my goal: to have choices.”
“Nothing special is easy to create. I feel like there has to be real effort, real love, real passion, and you have to fall on your face. When you are met with real challenges, it reveals a lot about your character with how you handle that adversity.”
Jane Seymour quotes: insight and life lessons from the actress.
“You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life… so that if it were over tomorrow, you’d be content with yourself.”
“When I was younger, I remember thinking, ‘I have to pass this mark’ or ‘I have to get this role’ or ‘I have to do this or that’ and then that will mean I have accomplished something. But life is actually all about the process and not about the goals.”
Marc Randolph is literally and figuratively on top of the world.
Nobody thought Marc Randolph’s Netflix idea would ever work. Not even his wife. Two and a half years in, it looked as though the naysayers were right. Netflix was hemorrhaging money. Worried they would soon be out of business, Marc and his cofounder, Reed Hastings, practically begged Blockbuster to bail them out.
Christopher Plummer quotes: the late Canadian actor’s most impactful quotes.
“Sometimes you have to look into a mirror and look at the worst you could have been if you’re ever going to know the best you were meant to be.”
“This is America, the place to find hope. If you give up now, you will never find them. So never say never.”
“History remembers most what you did last.”
Kali Muscle the type to pull up to the drive thru and order allll the smoke. And a medium Diet Coke.
Chuck Kirkendall, aka Kali Muscle, was born on February 18, 1975. He grew up in Oakland, California. He said his childhood was “complicated.” His senior year of high school, his older brother committed suicide. That led him down a dark road of depression and anger. That same year, Kali had gotten an academic and football scholarship to Fresno State. He went away to college, but, when money got low, he resorting to robbery to get by. It would catch up with him.
Amanda Kahlow quotes: this woman puts on an absolute quote clinic with the snippets below.
“If you change your thoughts you can change your life. You are in control of everything in your world.”
“Enter every meeting, every project with intention. Set a vision. Don’t just walk through life aimlessly. It takes time and effort to do this. Don’t just say it, do it. Every day, every interaction.”
Trisha Paytas is going through a delayed Adam Sandler fangirl phase.
Trisha Paytas was born on May 8, 1988. She grew up in a town called Freeport, which is just outside of Rockford, Illinois. As a teenager, she moved to L.A. Shortly thereafter, she began stripping for money. On the side, she landed some roles as a background actor and appeared in music videos for artists like Eminem, Amy Winehouse, and The All-American Rejects.
Chamath Palihapitiya has a little theory about building a valuable company and thus becoming rich yourself: “The faster you build it? That is the half-life. It will get destroyed in the same amount of time,” he said. And here’s why that’s such an important statement: “Amassing capital, to me, is about finding a smart, useful solution to a very hard, practical problem—and being slow and methodical.”
Matt Dillon quotes: the actor’s most popular quotes.
“We get caught up in all the stress: ‘Got to do this, is this the right thing for me to do?’ But what about the thing you want to do? That’s what’ll keep you young. It’s empowering, not becoming a prisoner of some other person’s idea of what you should be.”
“One of my biggest [and] greatest fears is not being able to break out of a rut or change, to be caught in a never-ending cycle of sameness, of becoming a prisoner to my ways, unable to change course. I learned you can change your thinking. Growth is so important.”
Emilio Estevez quotes: on his famous family, staying grounded, being perfectly imperfect, and more.
“Any project worth doing is going to cost you something personally or professionally.”
“We get very set in our ways and it’s sometimes hard to look beyond what else is out there.”
Molly Ringwald quotes: good stuff from the actress and author.
“Life is full of interesting surprises if you are open to it.”
“Take a chance. Go out there and just do it. You don’t want to be one of those people who look back in life and say, ‘I wish I had done this.'”
Sigourney Weaver quotes: on being awkwardly tall, going to Yale, the movie that changed everything for her, and more.
“Why don’t you just do what you want to do?”
“Determination is a nice word.”
“Career-wise, involve a mix of persistence and trusting in fate. You have to believe that the universe is going to help you.”
Jamie Kern Lima went from Denny’s waitress to selling her company for more than a billion dollars. (Splish.)
Jamie Kern Lima grew up idolizing Oprah. She was valedictorian of her high school class, and the first one in her family to go to college. After that, she began working as a journalist and news anchor. In her 20s, out of nowhere, she started suffering from a skin condition called rosacea. “I would get these bright red bumps that felt like sandpaper on my skin,” Jamie recalled.