Every writer follows a theme, and mine is survival. If you can't figure out what a writer's theme is, look at the books you are attracted to.
I have realized that intensity is my unique point. I don't have to attempt it; it's innate. So, when every actor is seeking his individuality, I guess I have already found mine.
My father was killed by a German mine, while I lost other relatives in Allied bombing attacks.
My primary ambition is to be a fiction writer... Being a critic wasn't an aspiration of mine.
I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.
I'm ashamed to say the first play I saw at the Royal Court was mine.
I don't even know how to sell a piece of artwork of mine because it's so personal.
It's a dream of mine to be a mixed martial arts world champion.
Most artists have contracts directly with the record company, and when they do music, all of their music is owned by the record company. But I did mine through a production company.
A lot of artists that I've met let me know they're huge fans of mine.
An artist is nothing without his or her obsessions, and I have mine.
I recently reread an article of mine written in 1964, and I think it is still valid. There is not much difference. Many of the items on the agenda 37 years ago are still there.
'USA Today' once did a big article called, 'Who said it? Was it Norm or George Bush?' They had quotes of mine and quotes of his, and they went to some congressmen and senators and said, 'Who said it?' It was hysterical.
A guy called Arthur Brown... was a big influence of mine... and also Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull.
What moves me is neither ethnocentric pride nor sectarian arrogance. I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to other cultures. But it is mine.
I didn't arrive on the scene until after Jaco Pastorius had passed, but 'Three Views of a Secret' is a long-time favourite of mine.
Bill Justis was a saxophone player, good musician, arranger, and friend of mine who had a big hit called 'Raunchy.'
I was always fascinated by strength. Arnold was an idol of mine.
There's been this argument about Coldplay stealing this melody from Joe Satriani, but, if you listen to it, it's mine! It's the 'Foreigner Suite,' it is!
It is a pet peeve of mine when people throw around arguments citing 'Fair Use' and yet fail to actually explain what a fair use argument actually is.