I know that, as a comedian, I've made great strides because I've worked as hard as a person can work at being at least wildly amusing.
Don't give up or give in in the face of patronising ridicule, amused disdain, or being ignored.
We've seen how grassroots journalism by blogs has had an impact at various points politically, as ordinary people have amplified stories that were being ignored by the traditional press.
Unfortunately, a human being is able to comprehend only that amount of evil which he is able to commit himself.
There is actually a fair amount of money being put behind science today.
I can't begin to describe the amount of crap I've taken for being a lousy free-throw shooter.
It's different from being 21 and you think there's endless amount of opportunities. At 33, the ending is much, much closer.
Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity.
There is a certain amount of dissatisfaction that goes with knowing your time, talent and abilities are not being properly used.
We are being choked to death by the amount of plastic that we throw away. It's killing our oceans. It's entering into our bodies in the fish we eat.
I think we Southerners have talked a fair amount of malarkey about the mystique of being Southern.
I'm obsessed with proverbs because, to me, flexing is being able to say the most with the least amount of words.
Everybody has an idea of the tsunami of being a big wave. It is not a big wave. It is a huge amount of water that comes to land.
Kids can sniff out when they are being preached to, and they don't like it. So while my books aren't amoral, they are not infused with morals or a message, either, and kids like that.
I'm used to going out amongst giants and being the smallest linebacker.
When I was younger, I did a TV show in the U.K. for a couple years, and I learned a lot from that. It taught me a lot about being known amongst your peers and having to deal with a lot of derision from them.
Wherever God has given faith, it is given, among other reasons, for the very purpose of being tried.
Being among my people is a delight. We Jews live among ourselves. I love it.
Being named among the best at something is special and beautiful. But if there are no titles, nothing is won.
Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.