Quotes and Sayings about Favorite



"Pop is actually my least favorite kind of music, because it lacks real depth."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Music, Favorite)

"Those are my favorite kind of parts to do, just being a goofball and seeing how far you can go with something until you're just way out of line."
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Being, Favorite)

"My favorite type of music to sing is a crossover between country and pop."
- Lauren Alaina
(Related: Music, Country, Favorite)

"My whole problem is that all of my favorite things at Thanksgiving are the starches, and everyone is trying to go low-carb this year, even a green vegetable has carbs in it."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Favorite, Thanksgiving, Trying)

"Sesame oil is probably my favorite condiment, period."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Favorite, Oil)

"I went through the whole number, you know. The swing era, the boogie woogie era, the bebop era. Thelonious Monk is still one of my favorites. So a lot of these people had their effect on me."
- Mose Allison
(Related: People, Effect)

"Cukor is one of my favorite directors. He was a master at directing women."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Women, Favorite)

"My favorite book is the last one printed, which is always better than those that were published earlier."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Favorite)

"Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Apology, Faults, Favorite, Nothing, Sin, Unconscious)

"Dogs are my favorite people."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: People, Dogs, Favorite)

"Shanks and I tend to have a lot of fun. And, oh, any of The Simpsons' episodes are my favorites too."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Fun)

"I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do - that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Thought, Favorite, First, Photography)

"My favorite thing is to go where I've never been."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Favorite)

"I have an engagement ring, which is my favorite accessory."
- Jules Asner
(Related: Favorite)

"One of my favorite stories is my first kissing scene with Linda Gray."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Favorite, First, Kissing)

"Marvin Gaye is one of my favorite revolutionaries. He spoke from his heart, his mind. That's what I want to do."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Heart, Favorite, Mind, Want)

"One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach - of course - and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Architecture, People, Beach, Favorite, Vacation, Water)

"A guy is a lump like a doughnut. So, first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him. And then you gotta get rid of all that macho crap that they pick up from beer commercials. And then there's my personal favorite, the male ego."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Mom, Beer, Ego, Favorite, First)

"I do dumb stuff, like playing my favorite dumb Barry White song and lip-synching into the mirror so it looks like his voice is coming out of my mouth."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Dumb, Favorite, Song, Voice)

"I remember that Jack Lemmon, who is one of my favorite actors of all time, says that the day he stops being nervous is the day he should leave the business."
- Kim Basinger
(Related: Business, Time, Actors, Being, Day, Favorite)

"Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Character, Confidence, Favorite, Fight, Prejudice, Will)

"If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Favorite, Trouble)

"My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Work, Effort, Favorite, Trying)

"I love England though; I've been back a few times and just love it. My favorite thing to do there is going to museums and all the castles. Oh, and my husband and I went mountain biking across England on our honeymoon!"
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Love, HusbBiking, EnglFavorite, Museums)

"Life: my favorite occupation."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Favorite, Occupation)

"My favorite thing is to be alone in a room with a blank paper in front of me and the time to fill it."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Time, Favorite)

"My favorite jellybean is the pink one with the flavor inside."
- Chester Bennington
(Related: Favorite)

"Physical comedy is my favorite thing in the world to do."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Comedy, Favorite, World)

"My brother was a great favorite with everybody, and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Death, Brother, Favorite)

"My favorite albumn ever is Jeff Buckley's GRACE. I feel a weird unexplainable connection to him."
- Rachel Bilson
(Related: Connection, Favorite, Grace)

"I often quote Ronald Reagan, who is pretty close to my favorite President ever, I will have to say that, but one of my favorite remarks he ever made was that when you look at Federal programs, there is nothing so close to eternal life on Earth as a Federal Government program."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Government, Life, Earth, Favorite, Nothing, President, Pretty, Will)

"Christopher Guest movies are my top of the line favorites."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Movies, Guest)

"My favorite show is America's Funniest Home Videos. People will get hit on the head and I feel bad cause I'm laughing my head off!"
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: Home, People, America, Cause, Favorite, Will)

"My favorite comedians were Jimmy Durante, George Burns, senior citizens."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Comedians, Favorite)

"My favorite actors when I was a kid were in their '60s. Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Actors, Favorite)

"My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Bed, Being, Favorite, First)

"The experience reminds me of a favorite saying: Most of the yield from research efforts comes from the coal that is mined while looking for diamonds."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Experience, Favorite, Research, Yield)

"My favorite roles usually have to do with the story, if it's a good story I usually enjoy doing the character."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Character, Favorite)

"My favorite Oscar story was a year my brother had been nominated, my whole family went."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Family, Brother, Favorite)

"I like to follow my favorite team and talk sports with my band or fans. You won't believe how many musicians are sports fans. We have so much time on tour that we need these outlets for relaxation."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Sports, Time, Fans, Favorite, Musicians, Relaxation, Talk)

"Sometimes I like to play the soundtracks to famous musicals so we can all sing along. South Pacific is one of my favorites. Our neighbors must hate us."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Famous, Hate, Neighbors, Play)

"I'd have to say that my favorite thing is writing a song that really says how I feel, what I believe - and it even explains the world to myself better than I knew it."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Favorite, Song, World, Writing)

"The idea that I wrote something that stood for the way I feel about things, and that it lasts, that's probably my favorite thing that I've done."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Idea, Favorite)

"I love Mary Chapin Carpenter songs. I love her songs 'Come On, Come On' and 'I Am A Town', they're two of my favorite songs."
- Betty Buckley
(Related: Love, Favorite, Songs)

"Our favorite holding period is forever."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Favorite)

"It has, therefore, been a favorite boast of the people of Wales and Cornwall, that the original British stock flourishes in its unmixed purity only among them."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: People, Favorite, Purity)

"My favorite pudding is good old English apple pie."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: English, Favorite, Old)

"But my favorite band is Curbside Life, out of Chicago."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Life, Chicago, Favorite)

"That's sort of like asking a parent who their favorite child is. It's very hard to determine. Sometimes I'll get feedback from somebody who liked this part of the show. Others like another part of the show."
- Lance Burton
(Related: Favorite)

"My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail. I don't know what that means, but it sounds like a dig."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Favorite, Mail)

"I loved "Clueless." That was one of my favorite movies of all time."
- Amanda Bynes
(Related: Movies, Time, Favorite)

"My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food."
- David Byrne
(Related: Food, Time, Day, Favorite, Spicy)

"My least favorite phrase in the English language is "I don't care.""
- James Caan
(Related: Care, English, Favorite, Language)

"My favorite book of all time is Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons."
- Meg Cabot
(Related: Time, Comfort, Favorite)

"As far as my favorite sites, I do a lot of mundane stuff on line because I travel so much."
- Bruce Campbell
(Related: Travel, Favorite)

"Krakow is one of my favorite places on earth. It is a medieval city full of young people. A wonderful, striking combination."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: People, Earth, Favorite)

"My favorite thing about being famous... it's not really as big of a deal as everybody says it is. Being on the road is tough, doing interviews, and all the stuff. It's still pretty tough."
- Aaron Carter
(Related: Being, Famous, Favorite, Pretty, Road)

"You know there's nothing a Hill Democrat would rather do than criticize another Democrat. It is their favorite activity. Then they can read about how honorable they are in an Op-Ed piece, how bipartisan."
- James Carville
(Related: Favorite, Nothing)

"One of my favorite episodes was the one in which Homer grew hair. That was a very unique episode, since there was a gay secretary, but that wasn't even the issue of the show-the issue was Homer's image changing because he had hair."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Favorite, Gay, Hair)

"My favorite athlete of all time would have to be Jim Thorpe."
- Randy Castillo
(Related: Time, Favorite)

"For the very first time, viewers will be able to watch their favorite shows before the rest of the world."
- Peter Chernin
(Related: Time, Favorite, First, Rest, Will, World)

"My favorite Extreme records were the last two. I can't listen to the first one."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: Extreme, Favorite, First)

"My favorite venues are the 2,000 seat theaters, like the Warfield. If there was a Warfield in every city, I would play it. That's all I would do. I love venues like that."
- Les Claypool
(Related: Love, Favorite, Play)

"You might have a favorite book or film, but you can only watch or read it so many times before you have to let it sit and then go back and realize it's your favorite still. At some point everything gets a little stale and you have to step away from it."
- Les Claypool
(Related: Favorite, Film)

"My favorite language for maintainability is Python. It has simple, clean syntax, object encapsulation, good library support, and optional named parameters."
- Bram Cohen
(Related: Favorite, Language, Support)

"I have visited Australia several times, and I always try to make a point of going to Melbourne because it's almost my favorite city there, Melbourne and Sydney. But I shouldn't say that because I haven't been everywhere-and I'm very fond of Perth too!"
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Favorite)

"When it comes to civilian deaths, violent hostilities play no favorites."
- John Conyers
(Related: Play)

"My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment."
- Caroline B. Cooney
(Related: Favorite)

"I have two favorite songs. My first is called 'Dance of The Robe' and it's a very powerful number where she is feeling the pressure from her people to take on the responsibility of leading them."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: People, Favorite, Feeling, First, Leading, Pressure, Responsibility, Songs)

"We've had some really good guest stars. But I have to go with Alec Baldwin as my favorite. He is so neat and such a movie star. He's handsome and quirky. I was in heaven the week he was on the set."
- Nikki Cox
(Related: Favorite, Guest, Heaven, Stars)

"My favorite moment of the whole thing was when John Belushi suggested that I get a hold of all the blues records I could so I could research the music."
- Steve Cropper
(Related: Music, Favorite, Research)

"I don't think there is really a favorite, I'm very fond of film making as a whole and as a medium and of course, there are some that I've enjoyed making more than others but I've enjoyed making all of them."
- Peter Cushing
(Related: Favorite, Film)

"What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Favorite)

"My next project will be a Christian album, another one. I wrote the songs for the ones you're referring to, but I want to do some of my old gospel favorites. That's what my next album's going to be."
- Charlie Daniels
(Related: Christian, Old, Project, Songs, Want, Will)

"When I used to play nightclubs, you had to play Top 40 or favorite oldies that maybe people could relate to."
- Rick Danko
(Related: People, Favorite, Play)

"I loved doing Shakespeare. My two favorite roles, in fact, have been Viola in Twelfth Night and Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Dream, Fact, Favorite, Night, Shakespeare)

"I think one of my very favorite films of all time was with Peter Sellers when he played Chauncey, the gardener. Being There."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Time, Being, Favorite)

"My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4, the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats."
- Kool Moe Dee
(Related: Echo, Favorite, Listening)

"If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr."
- Martin Delany
(Related: Affection, Favorite)

"I feel like my music is just an extension of my acting. I treat the songs like scenes that tell a story... it's very similar. My favorite thing is when cartoon fans show up to my live gigs! They are always the most kick-butt audience members 'cause they're not trying to act all cool like a lot of the music fans do! It's refreshing!!"
- Grey DeLisle
(Related: Music, Act, Acting, Fans, Favorite, Songs, Trying)

"There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don't like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don't spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities."
- Michael Dell
(Related: Time, Success, Cause, Company, Favorite, Succeed)

"And then we watched an amazing number of movies from the late '60s and '70s, which is my favorite time, and we studied their camera movements, their stocks, the way they lit stuff, the colors they used."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Movies, Time, Colors, Favorite)

"One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone. Though I know only a little Spanish, I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and see how the translator worked."
- Anita Diament
(Related: English, Favorite, Poets)

"Song Sung Blue took a lot of compressing and refining, and it has one of my favorite lyrics."
- Neil Diamond
(Related: Favorite, Song)

"Green is my favorite. And it's my favorite because it's the color of my wife's eyes, grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!"
- Casper Van Dien
(Related: Life, Money, Mother, Wife, Eyes, Favorite, Trees)

"Growing up, my favorite TV show was Star Trek."
- Casper Van Dien
(Related: Favorite, Growing up)

"It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend."
- Diogenes
(Related: Time, Expression, Favorite, Man)

"One of my favorite things is mayonnaise and I have to tell you that. I love mayonnaise, but I don't eat it any more. If I do I put light mayonnaise on it, which I know is still not good but it's a lot better than the other one and I don't eat it that much."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Love, Favorite, Light)

"Really, if I'm gonna eat a meat, I'd rather eat venison than anything and I do like it a little on the rare side. That's probably my favorite meat and I've had some awfully good venison in some of the great restaurants."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Favorite, Restaurants)

"My favorite on screen moments are when you are really there and you know you're creating something. That's so exciting... it's why you come to work."
- Jason Dohring
(Related: Work, Favorite, Moments)

"My favorite poets may not be your bread and butter. I have more favorite poems than favorite poets."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Favorite, May, Poems, Poets)

"We were the laughingstock of that first season... It was with great relish several years later that I received a TV Guide award for favorite actress on television."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Favorite, First, Television, Years)

"Well, my favorite color I guess I would say yellow."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Favorite)

"My favorite work is The Full Monty because I got an Oscar for it. But it was really hard work at the time. Sometimes comedy is not a bundle of laughs to actually do."
- Anne Dudley
(Related: Work, Time, Comedy, Favorite, Hard work)

"Like going to my favorite restaurant, it can sometimes get hard. I just can't go to the mall."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Favorite)

"The third lesson and tip actually comes from two of my favorite political philosophers: Mao Tse-tung and Mother Theresa - not often coupled with each other, but the two people I turn to most to basically deliver a simple point which is 'you're going to make choices; you're going to challenge; you're going to say why not; you're going to figure out how to do things that have never been done before."
- Anita Dunn
(Related: Mother, People, Challenge, Choices, Favorite)

"My favorite type of music to sing and to listen to, you know, rock. It's not always metal, but you know, half the time it is. Metal's cool, you know? Not everybody on 'American Idol' listens to metal."
- James Durbin
(Related: Music, Time, Favorite)

"Two of my favorite things are my steering wheel and my Remington rifle."
- Dale Earnhardt
(Related: Favorite)

"Doing Tim's film is always going to be the most pleasure. Let me just put it that way. So, without drawing favorites one way or the other, getting back with him and doing Mars Attacks! was certainly a special treat."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Film, Pleasure)

"I don't know if I like being the sentimental favorite."
- John Elway
(Related: Being, Favorite)

"One of my favorite things - and I am sure everybody else's in this Chamber - is to give away money. You really don't get much opposition when you give away money."
- Michael Enzi
(Related: Money, Favorite, Opposition)

"One of my favorite things to do is be in front of the camera and act."
- Angie Everhart
(Related: Act, Favorite)

"Early Bluegrass is my favorite kind of music, not to many people know that."
- John Fahey
(Related: Music, People, Favorite)

"My favorite actresses are Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts and Julie Andrews."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Favorite)

"One of my favorite things about doing movies is that you get to do different things you'd never do in real life."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Life, Movies, Favorite)

"My favorite holiday spot has to be New York, on the St. Lawrence River. Without a doubt that area there is perfect for me. Very, very spacious. It's nice."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Doubt, Favorite, Holiday)

"My favorite country is America. I love going there! I go in the local lake near where I work on Sundays. It's called Berry Hill."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Love, Work, America, Country, Favorite)

"LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Food, Delight, Favorite, Word)

"They're my favorite two words these days: Oscar reject."
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Favorite, Words)

"I wasn't a big science fiction aficionado, there were a few films like 2001 or Blade Runner that were favorites of mine, but since I started this series I have gained more respect for the genre and become more of a fan myself."
- Joe Flanigan
(Related: Science, Fiction, Respect)

"When I was in jail, I was a lot of people's favorite person. I practically ran the jail. I had more freedom than the police."
- Flavor Flav
(Related: People, Favorite, Freedom, Police)

"Strats are my favorite electric guitars, and I've got quite a collection."
- Dan Fogelberg
(Related: Favorite)

"My favorite period is World War II, and I'm in the middle of writing my fourth novel set in that era."
- Ken Follett
(Related: War, Favorite, World, World war, Writing)

"I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies, and it wasn't a favorite film. Then I saw the one that was made in 1990, which in my opinion didn't match up to the original."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Favorite, Film, Flies, Opinion)

"I don't know what my favorite film of mine is... But I think the most important film I was in was 'Glory'."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Favorite, Film)

"A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Life, Mother, Favorite, Feeling, Man)

"Of the many guests we welcomed to the Mickey Mouse Club, my absolute favorites were the Lennon Sisters."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Guests, Mouse, Sisters)

"My job involves a lot of different skills now - I'm as much entrepreneur and management consultant as anything else these days - but IA is still my favorite part of the work I do."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Work, Management, Favorite, Job, Now)

"The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Quality, Policy, Achievement, Income, Inequality, Nation, Public, Today)

"My favorite part of a roller-coaster ride is when you're going up and you're slightly scared and really excited. You don't know what's coming next but you know it's going to be good. You can't handle it, go on the carousel."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Favorite)

"One of my favorite songs from the album is a song called 'For Better or Worse,' and it's basically about unconditional love, which is, I'd say, an ongoing theme in my personal life."
- Debbie Gibson
(Related: Life, Love, Favorite, Song, Songs)

"I don't really have a favorite bass player. I listen to a lot of bluegrass. But then again, I'm not a typical bluegrass bass player. I was really into the Grateful Dead, and I still am - I don't listen to them too much, but for me they are a big influence."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Favorite, Influence)

"People are People still gets played to death on '80s stations. It was our first big break in America. It's not exactly my favorite song."
- Martin Gore
(Related: Death, People, America, Favorite, First, Song)

"And of course coming from Massachusetts, Rocky Marciano was my favorite."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Favorite)

"I spent the first twenty years of my writing career preparing for the mystery genre, which is my favorite literary form."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: Career, Favorite, First, Literary, Mystery, Writing, Years)

"But to make a holiday record that involves favorite American songs and then also get to sing about Jesus birth, it just seemed like a real easy, subtle way to combine a couple of things that I love."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Love, American, Favorite, Holiday, Songs)

"A simple idea. And the man that worked on it, Mike Gabriel, doubled the value. Beautiful job. I should say triple. We have others like that, but, unfortunately, shorts, which are my favorite approach, are economically of no value."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Idea, Favorite, Job, Man, Value)

"There's the soundtrack to The French Connection II'I think It's my favorite soundtrack. It hasn't been released. I actually had to go and get the film and just make a recording of it to get the music."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, Connection, Favorite, Film)

"Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Character, Brothers, Favorite, Hair, Sisters)

"Don't have a favorite subject, I think I want to carry on doing this because I really enjoy it."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Favorite, Want)

"Well, my favorite roles so far are Lucas and Lost Boys."
- Corey Haim
(Related: Boys, Favorite)

"San Francisco has always been my favorite booing city. I don't mean the people boo louder or longer, but there is a very special intimacy. When they boo you, you know they mean you. Music, that's what it is to me. One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo."
- George Halas
(Related: Time, Music, People, Favorite, Intimacy)

"I think my favorite, and Coppola and that whole thing. East coast Italian directors I guess."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Favorite)

"My favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Jets."
- Bridget Hall
(Related: Cowboys, Favorite)

"My favorite NBA team are the houston rockets and favorite college team are the duke blue devils."
- Dante Hall
(Related: College, Favorite, Houston)

"My two favorite things about being a pro player are Sunday afternoons being able to excite many fans and the money because I get to treat my family and friends and myself to nice things."
- Dante Hall
(Related: Family, Money, Being, Fans, Favorite, Friends)

"My favorite dancer is Sylvie Guillem."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Favorite)

"Of the thousands of people, celebrated and unknown, who have sat before my camera, I am often asked who was the most difficult subject, or the easiest, or which picture is my favorite. This last question is like asking a mother which child she likes the most."
- Philippe Halsman
(Related: Mother, People, Favorite, Question)

"My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It's just not December without that movie in my house."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Christmas, December, Favorite, Quiet)

"Rome is my most favorite city, so I really enjoy to stay here and the whole tournament."
- Daniela Hantuchova
(Related: Favorite, Rome)

"I think in terms of family, in terms of relationships, in terms of work, competition to be the favorite, to be the noticed, to be the one - I don't know if it exists for all personalities, but I know for sure it did with me."
- Marcia Gay Harden
(Related: Family, Work, Competition, Favorite, Relationships)

"Julia Roberts is a favorite. Everybody loves her in the Hollywood community. The public adores her."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Community, Favorite, Hollywood, Public)

"My favorite is still the one that I started off with, which is a Les Paul Standard. I've played that at every gig I've ever had. And that's my starting point in the studio."
- Dan Hawkins
(Related: Favorite)

"In boxing, everybody has their favorites."
- Thomas Hearns
(Related: Boxing)

"Ray Leonard was more of a favorite than Thomas Hearns that night."
- Thomas Hearns
(Related: Favorite, Night)

"Forever Young, by Dylan, is one of my favorite songs."
- Levon Helm
(Related: Favorite, Songs)

"These thieves defend themselves by saying, 'I was there all the time, and the officials missed me.' Favorite excuses for missing surveillance checkpoints: jacket covered the number took off the shirt with the number hidden in a crowd."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Time, Excuses, Favorite, Saying)

"Our favorite: a former garbage dump converted into a riverside park. I first ran there more than 30 years ago when a marathon passed through this park that later became home to Pre's Trail."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Home, First, Marathon, Years)

"I think my favorite experience is whatever I'm doing now."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Experience, Favorite, Now)

"And it really is a good feeling to get up there and make that sound. I'm not stuck in a time warp, because I can use as many of the old songs as I want to, just the favorites."
- Dan Hicks
(Related: Time, Feeling, Old, Songs, Sound, Want)

"I always say the next one is my favorite."
- Walter Hill
(Related: Favorite)

"Motown's policy was to build one act at a time or their favorites."
- Brenda Holloway
(Related: Time, Policy, Act)

"Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Favorite, Fishing)

"There are so many unbelievable words... But that doesn't mean I have a favorite word."
- Brett Hull
(Related: Favorite, Word, Words)

"Take the crocodile, for example, my favorite animal. There are 23 species. Seventeen of those species are rare or endangered. They're on the way out, no matter what anyone does or says, you know."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Example, Favorite)

"My favorite driver is always either the bad guy or the underdog."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Favorite)

"The best thing about Sci-Fi, which is my favorite genre, is that there are no rules for behavior. So you can do anything you want."
- Brion James
(Related: Behavior, Favorite, Rules, Want)

"Johnny Guitar... just one of my favorite singers of all time. I met him when we were both on the road with Johnny Otis in the '50s when I was a teenager. We traveled the country in a car together.I would hear him sing every night."
- Etta James
(Related: Car, Time, Country, Favorite, Guitar, Night, Road)

"I don't care who's playing. Even if it's my favorite artist, I'm probably not gonna go and see him."
- Etta James
(Related: Artist, Care, Favorite)

"Harrison Ford - one of my favorite actors - has a wonderful sense of character and depth and uniqueness to him, yet he's able to just deliver the lines without putting any English on it."
- Thomas Jane
(Related: Character, Actors, English, Favorite, Sense, Uniqueness)

"With Hitchcock I had little relationship. I was called to replace Bernard Herrmann, his favorite composer, in Torn Curtain, after the bitter fight between them."
- Maurice Jarre
(Related: Favorite, Fight)

"We always play clubs. It's not something that I feel above. Those are my favorite shows because they're intimate, they're tight, their sweaty, they're hot. You're close to the people. Those are my favorites."
- Joan Jett
(Related: People, Favorite, Play)

"Betrayal... is my favorite subject."
- Norman Jewison
(Related: Betrayal, Favorite)

"My favorite actor is Wallace Beery."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Actor, Favorite)

"Barack Obama did tell me that I was one of Michelle Obama's favorite actors."
- Dwayne Johnson
(Related: Actors, Favorite)

"There are no favorites in my office. I treat them all with the same general inconsideration."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Office)

"A lot of the reasons why something is a favorite thing are all things you don't necessarily see, the place, the people, the time, where you are, what it meant to you at the time."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Time, People, Favorite)

"I grew up with the television product being old Western serials like Roy Rogers, and John Wayne and Gary Cooper, and many others were my favorites when I was a young person going to films."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Being, Old, Television)

"White is actually one of my favorite colors. I have a white car. I love white."
- Kim Kardashian
(Related: Love, Car, Colors, Favorite)

"My favorite wines are Zinfandels."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Favorite)

"Autumn is my favorite season."
- Johnny Kelly
(Related: Autumn, Favorite)

"I feel that the year ahead for me will be full of two of my favorite things: dance and acting."
- William Kempe
(Related: Dance, Acting, Favorite, Will)

"A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Eyes, Favorite, First, Key, Name, Play, Songs)

"Les Miserables is one of my favorite stories."
- Larry King
(Related: Favorite)

"You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants."
- Stephen King
(Related: Favorite, Laughter)

"I want to be remembered for Swiss Family Robinson and Old Yeller. I think Swiss is probably my favorite film."
- Tommy Kirk
(Related: Family, Favorite, Film, Old, Want)

"My favorite actresses were Geraldine Paige, Anne Bancroft and Kim Stanley."
- Sally Kirkland
(Related: Favorite)

"If I'm out trailriding, I have a favorite motorcycle. Riding on the road, I've got a favorite. If I'm jumping, I have a favorite, and if I'm racing, I have a favorite."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Favorite, Racing, Road)

"My favorite water cooler topic is fantasy football. I used to make fun of friends for doing it and now I'm obsessed."
- John Krasinski
(Related: Fantasy, Favorite, Football, Friends, Fun, Now, Water)

"That is the Roman way: to give favors to the favorites."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Favors)

"I'm not an Adonis, that's for damn sure. I've never really thought of myself that way, and it doesn't matter to me. My favorite actors aren't Adonises. Dustin Hoffman is a flawed-looking man; he's amazing to me. Tom Hanks is flawed-looking; people love him. Same with Gene Hackman."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Love, Thought, People, Actors, Favorite, Man)

"My favorite kitchen was the Japanese and the Italian kitchen."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Favorite, Kitchen)

"If I were to name my favorite pastime, I'd have to say talking about myself. I love it and I think most other people do too. We need, people like us, more listeners and less talkers."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Love, People, Favorite, Name, Talking)

"One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee. She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has, gets. And I hope she gets a lot more."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: People, Hope, Favorite, Promise)

"My favorite type of music to sing would be between R and B and opera."
- Stefano Langone
(Related: Music, Favorite, Opera)

"When I'm in bed with a woman, my favorite move is a wrestling hold called the lip lock."
- Jerry Lawler
(Related: Bed, Favorite, Woman, Wrestling)

"I am perfectly conscious that this contempt and hatred underlies the general tone of the community towards us, and yet when I even remotely hint at the fact that we are not a favorite people I am accused of stirring up strife and setting barriers between the two sects."
- Emma Lazarus
(Related: People, Community, Contempt, Fact, Favorite, Hatred)

"My favorite animal is steak."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Favorite)

"I wasn't aware of it at the time, but I was a big favorite with the Mafia."
- Brenda Lee
(Related: Time, Favorite)

"The Radiohead record, The Bends is my all-time favorite record on the planet."
- Tommy Lee
(Related: Favorite)

"Many times the players get in there and it's just about as well as they could have done, and other times they get in there and they favorites and they don't win."
- Ivan Lendl
"And I thought, you know, I have to say that maybe the whacked out mother is my new favorite role, but I don't want to just do it and become Nurse Ratchett."
- Tea Leoni
(Related: Mother, Thought, Favorite, Want)

"Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees."
- David Letterman
(Related: Change, Birds, Favorite, Trees)

"Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland."
- Gyorgy Ligeti
(Related: English, Favorite, London)

"My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because he's so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone."
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Love, Christian, Clothes, Fashion, Favorite, First)

"My favorite room in the house is the living room. We have two big couches, six recliners and over 20 pillows. It's a really comfortable place to hang out with my family."
- Cody Linley
(Related: Family, Favorite, Living)

"All I know for certain is that reading is of the most intense importance to me; if I were not able to read, to revisit old favorites and experiment with names new to me, I would be starved - probably too starved to go on writing myself."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: Importance, Names, Old, Reading, Writing)

"A favorite cast? Lisa Kudrow, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and my wife."
- William H. Macy
(Related: Wife, Favorite)

"Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty."
- James Madison
(Related: People, Favorite, Liberty, Light, Mind, Public, Security)

"Lou Reed is something like a personal favorite of mine, but you could always put me into that drawer of singers who can't really sing, who speak their songs."
- Stephen Malkmus
(Related: Favorite, Songs)

"My favorite meal is turkey and mashed potatoes. I love Thanksgiving, it's just my favorite. I can have Thanksgiving all year round."
- Cindy Margolis
(Related: Love, Favorite, Thanksgiving, Turkey)

"My favorite singer to this day is Nat King Cole. I've tried to emulate his phrasing. It is so absolutely beautiful to listen to his lovely voice."
- Johnny Mathis
(Related: Day, Favorite, Voice)

"So I had to just kind of go back to the hotel, take a shower, sit quiet, dig down deep, warm up, and allow myself to move into some kind of zone. And then I remembered that a lot of my favorite musical moments are not about perfection."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Deep, Favorite, Moments, Perfection, Quiet, Zone)

"You have to bear in mind that Mr. Autry's favorite horse was named Champion. He ain't ever had one called Runner Up."
- Gene Mauch
(Related: Favorite, Mind)

"To me, they are equally important, as they represent a certain period in my life and times. With that in mind, it really is impossible to pick favorites."
- John Mayall
(Related: Life, Mind)

"I also really liked playing Mr. Tumnus in 'Narnia'. I got to play my favorite character in children's literature, which I loved. You don't get the chance to do that in other jobs."
- James McAvoy
(Related: Character, Chance, Children, Favorite, Jobs, Literature, Play)

"'St. Elmo's Fire' is one of my favorite films. I like the storytelling of those teenage American films. You don't get that now. Teenage American movies are all about sick jokes, puking a lot, arse jokes."
- James McAvoy
(Related: Movies, American, Favorite, Fire, Jokes, Now, Teenage)

"But Ship Who Sang remains my favorite story. I really rocked folks with that and still cannot read it aloud myself without weeping at the end."
- Anne McCaffrey
(Related: End, Favorite, Weeping)

"Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking a butcher to name his favorite pig."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Favorite, Name)

"I love playing with Jeff. That's something I never really say in the press, but he's my favorite bass player. I've played right next to him for 10 years."
- Mike McCready
(Related: Love, Favorite, Press, Right, Years)

"My favorite rocker is Go because it is heavy and chaotic."
- Mike McCready
(Related: Favorite)

"My favorite type of music to sing is country, and my favorite type of music to listen to is country."
- Scotty McCreery
(Related: Music, Country, Favorite)

"My favorite music to sing would be my own songs, my original songs, just because I know them, you know I write the tunes, so my favorite songs are the newest ones that I write. That's what I like to sing the most, because it means something, it's real, it comes from me."
- Paul McDonald
(Related: Music, Favorite, Songs)

"Truth is often the favorite tool of those who deceive."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Truth, Favorite)

"Dr. Cox mentors the rookie doctors with a spoonful of dirt and then a cup of sugar. I see him as an archetypal descendent of two of my favorite curmudgeonly characters: Lou Grant and Louie De Palma."
- John C. McGinley
(Related: Doctors, Favorite, Mentors)

"That's my favorite subject because it really levels the playing field for artists these days. You don't have to sell out to the record company. You don't have to get a five hundred thousand dollars, or whatever, and pay them back for the rest of your life to record a record."
- Roger Mcguinn
(Related: Life, Artists, Company, Favorite, Rest)

"Everyone in show business has had the experience of the fan who is so excited at recognizing their favorite star, they say, 'Oh my gosh, you're my biggest fan!'"
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Business, Experience, Favorite)

"I'd have to say Bali's my favorite place that I've visited."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Favorite)

"I'm getting Puppetmasters, too. They're one of my favorites. And they're coming out with new Puppetmasters. I try not to get everything, but I want so much."
- Jason Mewes
(Related: Want)

"One of my favorite movies is The Little Foxes."
- Donna Mills
(Related: Movies, Favorite)

"And one of my favorites was Eddy Arnold of course. He just had that smooth, soulful voice."
- Little Milton
(Related: Voice)

"I have many favorite artists... Van Gogh as one, but he didn't really sing a lot!"
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Artists, Favorite)

"I felt like I was making a record under the radar, and that is my favorite way to do anything."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Favorite)

"I'm very lucky to work in so many different arenas of the entertainment industry and I do enjoy them all, but making music - original music - in the studio or live onstage is definitely my favorite thing to do."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Music, Work, Entertainment, Favorite)

"All of the directors I've worked with I have loved and would work with again. I have no favorites."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Work)

"My favorite episode of Stargate? All of them! My favorite episode of Parker Lewis? All of them!"
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Favorite)

"Acting is everybody's favorite second job."
- Jack Nicholson
(Related: Acting, Favorite, Job)

"I have always loved science fiction. One of my favorite shows is 'Star Trek.' I like the trips, where it drops my mind off, because they give you a premise and all of a sudden, you say, 'Oh!' and I'm fascinated by it."
- Leslie Nielsen
(Related: Science, Favorite, Fiction, Mind)

"He was my favorite senator... I love him. He made the liberals squeal."
- Robert Novak
(Related: Love, Favorite, Liberals)

"The depth of John Candy's talent did surprise me. He was one of my all-time favorite leading men."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Men, Talent, Favorite, Leading)

"We don't really have favorite positions. Its mostly just playing the game that we love."
- Ashley Olsen
(Related: Love, Favorite)

"Larry Kasdan has made some of my favorite movies of all time so just to be working with him was a pleasure. Now that I have, I not only respect his work but I just love and respect him as a person."
- Timothy Olyphant
(Related: Love, Movies, Time, Work, Favorite, Now, Pleasure, Respect)

"My favorite place is Central Park because you never know what you're going to find there. I also like that when I look out the windows of surrounding hotels, it's seems like I'm looking out over a forest."
- Haley Joel Osment
(Related: Favorite, Windows)

"My own favorite is something called Rogue Male."
- Peter O'Toole
(Related: Favorite)

"I loved doing My Favorite Year, which was great fun, and The Ruling Class, which I made with all my chums."
- Peter O'Toole
(Related: Class, Favorite, Fun)

"My favorite actress of all times is Bette Davis in Dark Victory. I have seen it six or seven times, and I still cry."
- Bettie Page
(Related: Victory, Favorite)

"Alison Krauss is definitely my favorite singer that's ever lived. I've never heard anyone like her."
- Brad Paisley
(Related: Favorite)

"Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing, and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty."
- Paul Parker
(Related: Being, Favorite, Liberty, Snow)

"My favorite musical? I don't. It changes all the time. I'm just a diehard, I'm totally old school, like I'll sit and watch, if they are re-doing Oklahoma in New York, I will be the first one there."
- Trey Parker
(Related: Time, Favorite, First, Old, School, Will)

"I grew up doing musicals. I've done so many musicals in my life, I kind of got them out of my system. But, I certainly would be open to them. Rocky Horror Show is a big favorite of mine."
- Guy Pearce
(Related: Life, Favorite, Horror, Open)

"A lot of people are going to hate me for saying this, but one of my least favorite kinds of music, or the kind of music that I feel I've so got out of my system, is musicals music."
- Guy Pearce
(Related: Music, People, Favorite, Hate, Saying)

"My favorite designers are Levi Strauss and Fruit of the Loom."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Favorite)

"My favorite thing to do is not act - it's that simple."
- Sean Penn
(Related: Act, Favorite)

"I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors."
- Sean Penn
(Related: Love, People, Acting, Actors, Favorite)

"When I interview celebrities, I always try to throw them off balance. My favorite is to ask 'em about crazy sex stuff like donkey punches and Monroe transfers. Works every time."
- Rachel Perry
(Related: Time, Sex, Balance, Favorite)

"I love 'Some Enchanted Evening', and 'If I Loved You'. And as I sing them more and more, I find new favorites."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: Love, Evening)

"The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: Life, Fear, Disease, Favorite)

"My sisters are my favorite people on earth."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: People, Earth, Favorite, Sisters)

"I would always fall down the big main staircase in our house. My favorite thing in the world was to pretend to be horribly killed at the top of it, and to fall dramatically down to the bottom of it."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Favorite, World)

"I like the Raiders. That's my favorite team."
- Paul Pierce
(Related: Favorite)

"The Dalai Lama was once asked for his favorite chant, and he said it was better not to have a favorite anything, which I think is a great thought."
- Jeremy Piven
(Related: Thought, Favorite)

"My favorite monologue in the book is Kate Harrington's story of her relationship with Truman."
- George Plimpton
(Related: Favorite)

"I mean, movies are like your kids or your fingers and toes or something, it's pretty hard to pick favorites."
- Sydney Pollack
(Related: Movies, Kids, Pretty)

"My vintage Levi's are my favorite on the show, 'cause they really fit."
- Laura Prepon
(Related: Favorite)

"A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business, live concerts."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Business, Electricity, Favorite)

"There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Childhood, Favorite)

"It's the sense of what family is at the dinner table. It was the joy of knowing mother was in the kitchen making our favorite dish. I wish more people would do this and recall the joy of life."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Family, Life, Mother, People, Favorite, Joy, Kitchen, Sense)

"Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune."
- Francis Quarles
(Related: Fear, Action, Favorite, Fortune, Necessity, Resolution)

"Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervous sensibilities will always be the favorite beverage of the intellectual."
- Thomas de Quincey
(Related: Favorite, Tea, Will)

"My favorite artists have always been Elvis and The Beatles and they still are!"
- Johnny Ramone
(Related: Artists, Favorite)

"My favorite album would have to be Rocket To Russia. I feel this album has the most classic Ramones songs."
- Johnny Ramone
(Related: Favorite, Russia, Songs)

"As far as my favorite songs to perform live, most of the songs we did live were my favorite. If they weren't, I would have gotten rid of them."
- Johnny Ramone
(Related: Favorite, Songs)

"As far as film goes, I enjoy all Hollywood films and all Horror films like The Bride of Frankenstein, which also might be my favorite. I like 60's and 70's Italian and Spanish Horror films."
- Johnny Ramone
(Related: Favorite, Film, Hollywood, Horror)

"Memnoch the Devil happen to be my favorite of all The Vampire Chronicles."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Devil, Favorite)

"I liked math - that was my favorite subject - and I was very interested in astronomy and in physical science."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Science, Astronomy, Favorite)

"Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Food, Favorite)

"I think my favorite album was probably Realization."
- Johnny Rivers
(Related: Favorite)

"My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Comedy, Criticism, Favorite, Film, Theory)

"One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up."
- Mark Roberts
(Related: Music, Singing, Sound, Wind)

"It's one of my favorite things to do, watch TV and stretch. I'm so flexible. I can put my legs behind my head. I want to be the most flexible person in the world."
- Mo Rocca
(Related: Favorite, Want, World)

"Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Fortune)

"Everyone has favorite criminals. Mine are pimps. We can all rob a bank; we can all sell drugs. Being a pimp is a whole other thing."
- Chris Rock
(Related: Being, Drugs, Favorite)

"Sometimes a 3-1 favorite loses. That's why they call it gambling, and that's why they keep flipping over the cards."
- Richard Roeper
(Related: Cards, Favorite, Gambling)

"I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending."
- Fred Rogers
(Related: Anticipation, Ending, Favorite, Holiday, Moments, Pleasure, Suspense)

"That's true, you don't want to let anybody down and here are millions of people who've been waiting for their favorite characters to be brought to life and you don't want to disappoint."
- Rebecca Romijn
(Related: Life, People, Favorite, Waiting, Want)

"Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals," is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Favorite)

"I really don't have a favorite course. I usually ask where there are the least players."
- Darrell Royal
(Related: Favorite)

"I seem to have a knack for picking movies that go on to be cult favorites."
- Kurt Russell
(Related: Movies)

"And this one I wanted to do some covers. So I just really sang some of my favorite songs."
- Katey Sagal
(Related: Favorite, Songs)

"And having suffered for part of the war when I was a child. I was too young to really understand what was going on but one of my favorite pieces of animation now is that Goodbye Blue Sky in The Wall because that deals directly with that period in time."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Time, War, Animation, Deals, Favorite, Goodbye, Now, Sky)

"No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Time, Artist, Doubt, Favorite)

"The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: History, Character, Criticism, Experts, Favorite, Nation)

"You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same."
- Mary Schmich
(Related: Life, Movies, People, Favorite, Will)

"I try not to have favorites, but Barfly is one that I like. My favorite is always the one I just finished."
- Barbet Schroeder
(Related: Favorite)

"My favorite part is the preparation because you read on the page, you get this character."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Character, Favorite, Preparation)

"It's kind of hard to spend long hours trying to help people and then find out that the favorite game of the columnist is to sit back and second guess you and try to find something that you did wrong."
- Bill Scott
(Related: People, Favorite, Help, Trying, Wrong)

"The jazz chord substitutions in a country song... that was another thing that bent people's ears. I guess that my favorites are the unique ones. It's not how fast you play. It's that unique blending of different stuff I'm most proud of."
- Brian Setzer
(Related: People, Country, Jazz, Play, Song)

"I basically sat down for a month, with all the Sun stuff I could find and just picked out my favorites. I didn't think that they were indicative of '54 to '57, although I tried to stay within that period."
- Brian Setzer
(Related: Sun)

"My favorite short-story writer is John Cheever."
- Irwin Shaw
(Related: Favorite, Writer)

"Duh! So, we're asking you now, what are some of your favorite lines that this warlock brain produced?"
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Favorite, Now)

"I'm a big fan of Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty, they're my two favorites."
- Andrew Shue
"Nooooooo... favorite film, that's like asking if you have a favorite kid!"
- Sylvia Sidney
(Related: Favorite, Film)

"My favorite thing in the world is a box of fine European chocolates which is, for sure, better than sex."
- Alicia Silverstone
(Related: Sex, Favorite, World)

"Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play."
- Mike Singletary
(Related: Opportunity, Favorite, Play)

"But my favorite work is always my next piece."
- Joey Skaggs
(Related: Work, Favorite)

"But to make a long story short, I decided that I was going to run, and I announced that I was going to run for president in Florida, I would be the favorite son from Florida, and that would stop Johnson and Kennedy from dividing up the state."
- George Smathers
(Related: Son, Favorite, President, State)

"I took a private lesson, but it didn't really work out, so I went back to playing along with records. That's really the thing that got me into playing a lot - getting excited about playing along with my favorite bands like Zeppelin and Black Sabbath."
- Chad Smith
(Related: Work, Favorite, Sabbath)

"The stag tells him that he is the eldest of the sons - the father's favorite - and he warns the father that if he tries to shoot any of the stags, their antlers will tear him to pieces."
- Georg Solti
(Related: Father, Favorite, Sons, Will)

"England is one of my favorite places. The fans are just so crazy."
- Britney Spears
(Related: EnglFans, Favorite)

"Probably the most difficult things were my favorite parts. The make-up and the big fight sequence at the end of the movie were very difficult but really fun and challenging."
- Scott Speedman
(Related: End, Favorite, Fight, Fun)

"My own personal favorite Cher song is the unforgettable Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves."
- Brent Spiner
(Related: Favorite, Song)

"Maybe if they all could he combined - art, rock and fashion. Those were always my favorite things."
- Stephen Sprouse
(Related: Art, Fashion, Favorite)

"My favorite film is Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power in The Razor's Edge."
- Terence Stamp
(Related: Power, Favorite, Film)

"My favorite Knicks moment was when we beat Indiana in Game 7 to reach the NBA Finals. We worked so hard as a team to reach that moment that it was very satisfying to beat Indiana and reach the Finals."
- John Starks
(Related: Favorite)

"The second side of Abbey Road is my favorite."
- Ringo Starr
(Related: Favorite, Road)

"Well, my favorite sport as a kid was clearly baseball."
- Leigh Steinberg
(Related: Baseball, Favorite)

"Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics, not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats influenced me more as a young poet, and the American, Robert Frost."
- Anne Stevenson
(Related: American, Books, Favorite)

"I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Churches, Favorite, Mankind)

"There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on "Friends" is."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: People, Character, Favorite, Jury)

"Depending on which day, and how I am feeling on that day, I have a different favorite song on the album. One day it might be 'Karma', and other days it is 'Stay For A While'"
- Angie Stone
(Related: Day, Favorite, Feeling, Song)

"He's my favorite! He wrote and produced, and starred in and cast all of his movies! Can you imagine? I get really excited when I talk about Charlie Chaplin."
- Emma Stone
(Related: Talk)

"I love watching a good, freaky horror movie. I love it. It's one of my favorite things to do, to go and see at the cinema. Just to tune out and be freaked out."
- Yvonne Strahovski
(Related: Love, Cinema, Favorite, Horror)

"Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world. I've seen him in most everything he's done."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Actors, Favorite, World)

"My favorite sounds are the high, spacey ones that are very ambient."
- Andy Summers
(Related: Favorite)

"But my favorite period for actors is the 70s. I think so many great movies were made in the 70s. The 90s just seem to be a confused decade. Nobody knows, really, what's going on."
- Ethan Suplee
(Related: Movies, Actors, Favorite)

"David Bowie's my favorite musician. I love him above all, but I'm really into rap a lot right now."
- Ethan Suplee
(Related: Love, Favorite, Now, Rap, Right)

"One of my favorite stories was Black Orchid, because it was so different from all the others. I especially enjoyed dancing the Charleston. I have always been keen on dancing."
- Sarah Sutton
(Related: Dancing, Favorite)

"Music is my shining light, my favorite thing in the world. T get me to stop doing it for one second would be difficult!"
- Taylor Swift
(Related: Music, Favorite, Light, World)

"Fans are my favorite thing in the world. I've never been the type of artist who has that line drawn between their friends and their fans. The line's always been really blurred for me. I'll hang out with them after the show. I'll hang out with them before the show. If I see them in the mall, I'll stand there and talk to them for 10 minutes."
- Taylor Swift
(Related: Artist, Fans, Favorite, Friends, Talk, World)

"My favorite thing is still journalism. I'm almost 50. This has been my life ever since I was in college."
- David Talbot
(Related: Life, College, Favorite, Journalism)

"Newlyweds, they have this ideal, this picture of what marriage is like, something similar of their favorite memories growing up. If only it were that simple."
- William Taylor
(Related: Marriage, Favorite, Growing up, Memories)

"With each piece I've completed I have worked to make it intact, and each of them has been an equal high. It's like children. A mother refuses to pick out one as a favorite, and I can't do any better with the dances."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Mother, Children, Favorite)

"Solace is my favorite song. It was the last song we wrote for the record. It was right when we really started to mesh as far as music goes and we started really connecting with each other."
- Brandon Thomas
(Related: Music, Favorite, Right, Song)

"My favorite thing to do is still to go back to Peoria, go to my cabin and hunt with the boys. This is a great lifestyle, don't get me wrong. But fun for me is going back with my buddies I grew up with."
- Jim Thome
(Related: Boys, Favorite, Fun, Wrong)

"Do we settle on a regional team because we can go to its ballpark and see its games on television? Or do we choose a team as our favorite because it has an especially appealing player, a Barry Bonds or an Ichiro?"
- John Thorn
(Related: Favorite, Games, Television)

"My favorite moments in the show are when I stand by myself and sing."
- Justin Timberlake
(Related: Favorite, Moments)

"Senorita was fun to sing, but I don't really have a favorite. When you write a bunch of songs, they're like your babies. You don't pick favorites."
- Justin Timberlake
(Related: Babies, Favorite, Fun, Songs)

"My favorite type of music to sing is definitely those big ballads, I just love doing those power ballads."
- Pia Toscano
(Related: Love, Music, Power, Ballads, Favorite)

"The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian."
- Aiden Wilson Tozer
(Related: God, Christian, Bible, Favorite, Nothing, Perfection, Spiritual, Word)

"I don't tend to have a favorite album; I tend to have favorite tracks. There are flaws in every album that spoil it for me."
- Robin Trower
(Related: Favorite, Flaws)

"I'm a big sports fan. College football is my favorite."
- Verne Troyer
(Related: Sports, College, Favorite, Football)

"I really like Alan Jackson, in Country Music. I think he's really very, very talented along with George Jones, and Merle Haggard, the same old favorites."
- Tanya Tucker
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Old)

"My favorite part of my appearance is my height. I'm five foot one and I feel feminine being small."
- Alanna Ubach
(Related: Appearance, Being, Favorite)

"But the guitar is my favorite, first and foremost instrument."
- Midge Ure
(Related: Favorite, First, Guitar)

"Oh, it was so hard to leave Paris, just about my favorite city in the world."
- Tony Visconti
(Related: Favorite, Paris, World)

"As a songwriter, I was influenced by David Bowie - a great writer. A class above everybody in so many ways. Lennon and McCartney, of course. Class stuff. David Cousins was my favorite lyricist."
- Rick Wakeman
(Related: Class, Favorite, Writer)

"My favorite characters are the ones that are the most successful movies."
- Christopher Walken
(Related: Movies, Successful, Favorite)

"My favorite subject probably was math. I love math. Figures just intrigue me. I was really good at math. English probably was my worst subject. But I used to write a lot of poetry. I used to write poetry all the time."
- Herschel Walker
(Related: Love, Poetry, Time, English, Favorite)

"Bill Russell was my favorite player of all-time."
- Bill Walton
(Related: Favorite)

"You don't know when you're being watched. That's one of the weird things about celebrity. It's my least favorite part of acting, celebrity."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Acting, Being, Celebrity, Favorite)

"My favorite way of getting out of doing chores is by acting like I'm asleep. But it never works."
- Devon Werkheiser
(Related: Acting, Favorite)

"Right now, my favorite game is Resident Evil 2."
- Shane West
(Related: Evil, Favorite, Now, Right)

"Richard Lloyd of Television is one of my favorite guitarists. His mentor was Jimi Hendrix when he was just 14. Jimi was always pounding everything he knew into that kid."
- Tina Weymouth
(Related: Favorite, Television)

"Women have a favorite room, men a favorite chair."
- Bern Williams
(Related: Men, Women, Favorite)

"I always say that my favorite game was Original Adventure, published by both Microsoft and Apple Computer back in 1980."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: Adventure, Computer, Favorite)

"KISS Psycho Circus is my current favorite. I'm not ashamed to say that I prefer the mindless fun of blasting hordes of creatures to exploration or adventure games."
- Mike Wilson
(Related: Kiss, Adventure, Exploration, Favorite, Fun, Games)

"My favorite favorites are people like Bunuel, Fellini and Charlie Chaplin."
- Alex Winter
(Related: People, Favorite)

"The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter... and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record."
- Johnny Winter
(Related: Favorite, Winter)

"The Sand Pebbles has always been one of my favorite films, I suppose because its the most difficult film - from a physical and logistical standpoint - that I've ever made."
- Robert Wise
(Related: Favorite, Film)

"For our first date, I made Ryan Hamburger Helper, which is basically what I grew up on. I make my own version of it now, with macaroni and cheese and hamburger meat. And the kids - it's their favorite dinner."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Favorite, First, Kids, Now)

"Robert Altman's Nashville is my all-time favorite film because it covers all the bases - it's original, moving, and has something to say, but also funny and incredibly entertaining."
- Douglas Wood
(Related: Funny, Favorite, Film)

"I was never able to get through Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. I've never been able to make it through. And I love the Smashing Pumpkins, they're one of my favorite bands ever, but I've never been able to listen to the whole thing all the way through."
- John Wozniak
(Related: Love, Favorite, Infinite, Sadness)

"I think anyone would want to see their favorite band in a small club over a large stadium."
- Bill Wyman
(Related: Favorite, Want)

"Let's talk about the Gas Company because this is my favorite job."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Company, Favorite, Job, Talk)

"Jaws was still a handsome, big guy. He got the girl. He was my favorite villain. I tried to make this guy endearing somewhat because all he wanted to do was unite his country."
- Rick Yune
(Related: Country, Favorite)

"I miss my Dad. My Dad loved cheesy monster movies, so we'd have Godzilla movie marathons. Those are some of my favorite memories, laughing at how the monster outfits were so bad, like black garbage bags for heads."
- Ahmet Zappa
(Related: Dad, Movies, Favorite, Memories)

"One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds."
- Frank Zappa
(Related: Change, People, Favorite, Will)

"Fate is never too generous even to its favorites. Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed."
- Stefan Zweig
(Related: Gods, Deed, Fate)