Quotes and Sayings about Projects



"I always choose my projects for the script or what the director want to tell with that story. And if I like the story."
- Elena Anaya
(Related: Projects, Want)

"The great secret behind classified projects is that most of them are so utterly boring and uninteresting that James Bond wouldn't even take a second look at them."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Projects)

"I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Alliance, America, Corporate, Job, Projects, Water, Years)

"I go on giving interviews because I've been brought up to support the projects I'm involved in. When you've enjoyed working on a production, you want to do them a favour."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Giving, Production, Projects, Support, Want)

"Most projects start out slowly - and then sort of taper off."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Projects)

"No new projects at the moment. There are restrictions to how much I can take on. And I need to finish those that I am committed to do before thinking ahead. But I'd rather they take final shape before we talk of them."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Projects, Talk, Thinking)

"The local music community here was dying for a place to record, so we started doing acoustic, folk and bluegrass and then did rock projects for other bands, as well as for my son Tal and my own work."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Music, Work, Son, Community, Dying, Folk, Projects)

"Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Business, People, Execution, Projects)

"Many people think that open source projects are sort of chaotic and and anarchistic. They think that developers randomly throw code at the code base and see what sticks."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Open, Projects)

"People so far have been very fond of the Robert Altman movie, as I am, and when one things goes well it shines light on your other projects and now I seem to have a number of projects that are moving forward."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: People, Light, Now, Projects)

"When I used to live in the Brewster Projects, I always thought it would be fantastic to have a phone. I would dream about a phone."
- Florence Ballard
(Related: Thought, Dream, Projects)

"The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy."
- Kathy Bates
(Related: People, Privacy, Projects)

"Certainly I get a lot personally out of it as well, there's the recognition and things like that but mostly I try to take that as an opportunity to explain why I hope we could see more projects like Apache out there and why it's a good thing for society."
- Brian Behlendorf
(Related: Society, Opportunity, Hope, Projects)

"I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference."
- Jill Bennett
(Related: People, Hope, Day, Difference, Gay, Projects, Want, Will)

"In my district, the budget scales back and eliminates several long-term shore protection projects important to the safety and economic security of Long Island."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Projects, Protection, Safety, Security)

"Of all the projects I've worked on, I've never worked with another director like Billy Friedkin. I think he's a genius."
- Linda Blair
(Related: Genius, Projects)

"The process of putting the DVD and the CD together was great fun, because it provided a good excuse for the four of us to make time to get together again. I am especially pleased with the end result of these two projects."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Time, End, Fun, Projects, Result)

"For years I've kept a list of dream projects."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Dream, Projects, Years)

"The excitement level for me working on projects is really not a bit different from when I was 26."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Excitement, Projects)

"There will be no politics, no ifs and buts; if we see something and feel that work needs to be done, we will get people here we can rely on and ensure it is done in the same thorough way as our other projects."
- Ian Botham
(Related: Work, Politics, People, Needs, Projects, Will)

"Pick up any newspaper or magazine, open the TV, and you'll be bombarded with suggestions of how to have a successful life. Some of these suggestions are deeply unhelpful to our own projects and priorities - and we should take care."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Life, Successful, Care, Open, Priorities, Projects)

"I haven't really had that many opportunities to play "lead" so I guess I jumped at the chance. I have also never done any "sci-fi" projects and thought it might be fun."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Thought, Chance, Fun, Play, Projects)

"I enjoy working with Melissa a great deal. We're always looking for projects to do together. I was happy to have her do the show, because she doesn't normally do episodic unless she's starring, and I was very happy with the results."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Projects, Results)

"I already have a production company called J Squared and we're working on two projects."
- Jordana Brewster
(Related: Company, Production, Projects)

"My m.o. as far as choosing projects is I really try not to work. I try to not do the scripts that are offered me. I'm in this wonderful position to be able to do that. The reason I do that is because I know what it takes once I engage, what that means for me personally and for my wife."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: Work, Wife, Projects, Reason)

"I like being in control of making all the major decisions pertaining to my projects. That's something that you don't get to do in a group. Everything has to be voted on - every minor decision."
- Bobby Brown
(Related: Control, Decision, Being, Decisions, Projects)

"With each of those projects I wasn't thinking about how the layout would really affect the story I was working on - it wasn't the content that was affecting the layout, it was, how I wanted to draw at that point in time."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Time, Content, Projects, Thinking)

"I write about five thousand words a day, when working on a book, about three thousand a day if I'm writing a short story. I take long periods off between projects, when I read a lot, garden, and think about the next book or stories."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Day, Garden, Projects, Words, Writing)

"Other projects later this year, but I think it's going to be a very very busy year this year with Star Wars and the re-release, so I'm sort of running about going backwards and forwards to America, Japan, Mexico. So there will be a lot of things to do."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: America, Projects, Running, Will)

"I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Projects)

"In the housing projects, people talked of ways to reduce crime, relieve overcrowding, and they were good ideas that we plan to study, and possibly implement."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: People, Ideas, Crime, Projects, Study)

"I need to decide whether to apply for college or delay it for a couple of years while I pursue some more acting projects. Right now I'm trying to sort things out, so I can make the right choices."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: Acting, Choices, College, Delay, Now, Projects, Right, Trying, Years)

"The government needs to help those in need, but members of Congress shouldn't take advantage of the situation and use a national tragedy as an opportunity to spend taxpayer dollars on their pet projects."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Government, Pet, Opportunity, Congress, Help, Needs, Projects, Tragedy)

"Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag, which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that, because each one of our projects has its own book. The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian."
- Christo
(Related: Art, Meaning, Now, Projects)

"Now, there is no way to say how long some projects take, that's our principle."
- Christo
(Related: Now, Projects)

"I go to Malawi twice a year. It's where two of my children were adopted from, and I have a lot of projects there that I go and check up on and children who I look after. It's sort of a commitment that I've made to this country and the hundreds of thousands of children there who have been orphaned by AIDS."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Children, Commitment, Country, Projects)

"As you get older and ease your way into being a character actor you have to be comfortable with where you are in life and career, and I'm very comfortable with what I'm doing - working on projects I'm proud of."
- George Clooney
(Related: Life, Character, Actor, Being, Career, Projects)

"Most of my time, energy and other resources I use to nurture my projects."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Time, Energy, Projects)

"If you can help other people understand those truths - and in my mind, the only way I know to do that is with large scale, multi-year research projects, where you start with a question and then very rigorously and comprehensively answer that question."
- James Collins
(Related: People, Help, Mind, Projects, Question, Research)

"To be honest, producing records interests me less at the moment and I really don't want to get involved in album projects that are going to take up a lot of time."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Time, Projects, Want)

"Everything changes as a mother. Yes, work has changed. The projects that I choose are even more important to me now. The world he's growing up in and the kind of stimulus that is out there; they are so precious and I'd do anything to protect him."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Work, Mother, Growing up, Now, Projects, World)

"I felt for a long time that this is what I want to do so I'm happy at this point to just take my time and work on projects that I feel strongly about, and the rest of the time just live my life."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Projects, Rest, Want)

"I'm so happy in the projects that I'm able to make, to be involved in projects like this. This isn't always where it was at for me, I started working when I was a kid. I'm just a different person now, I'm 30. I started working when I was 11 and it's a different ballgame."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Now, Projects)

"The structural thinking I use in the concert hall is unnecessary to most film projects, and most film composers make better use of the enormous range of pop and other materials and techniques required of them than I probably would, faced with the same challenge."
- John Corigliano
(Related: Challenge, Composers, Film, Projects, Thinking)

"Sorry, but there is no pleasure in finding new ways of saying the same stuff about projects which tanked."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Pleasure, Projects, Saying)

"I never take on anything that is just for the money or just for, you know. I always have to connect with it in a very personal way because I believe the audience will sense whether I'm into it or not, so I don't take on projects that I'm not really passionate about."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Money, Projects, Sense, Will)

"It has been a wonderful five years. I'm excited about the many projects we're working on as we move into year six, and I want to thank everyone for tuning in. We couldn't do it without you!"
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Projects, Want, Years)

"I would sign on for projects that were meant to shoot in July, and then they would postponed and they would bleed into the following semester, and then I'd take a semester off, and then the movie would collapse."
- Claire Danes
(Related: July, Projects)

"The Texas Energy Office's Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers' energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Building, Efficiency, Energy, Office, Projects, Public)

"Probably some of the projects I chose to do after that had more to do with what people thought of me. The industry was very open and probably hoping that I could do anything."
- Bo Derek
(Related: Thought, People, Open, Projects)

"I'm lucky enough that directors sometimes seek me out for little projects that people don't even know about, that just surface later on."
- Laura Dern
(Related: People, Projects)

"I haven't been worried about my image so much as I have been trying to find projects to push myself further than before."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Projects, Trying)

"The association promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association for as noble a purpose as any involved in any prior decisions."
- William O. Douglas
(Related: Life, Purpose, Causes, Decisions, Harmony, Living, Loyalty, Projects)

"I'm trying my hand at writing. I'm writing a couple of projects for HBO, a half hour comedy and a miniseries."
- Charles S. Dutton
(Related: Comedy, Projects, Trying, Writing)

"My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Education, Health, Children, Commitment, Focus, Future, Projects, Safety, Today, Will)

"I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Character, Actor, Film, Projects)

"I really liked doing a number of the projects and directors, and etc., etc., I knew about half-way through that I would never be doing that again. It's just not me. I really am happy as a part-time film composer, not a full-time film composer."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Film, Projects)

"We're talking to New Line. They've got a couple projects they're interested in me doing and I'm having meetings at MGM. There's a lot of available projects."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: Meetings, Projects, Talking)

"What do you want to get done? In what order of importance? Over what period of time? What is the time available? What is the best strategy for application of time to projects for the most effective results?"
- Ted W. Engstrom
(Related: Time, Strategy, Importance, Order, Projects, Results, Want)

"Bankers cannot afford to be concerned with only the economic aspects of projects. There may be serious implications on the natural environment, the urban environment, on human culture."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Culture, Environment, May, Projects)

"Control is the wrong word. The practice is very much about sharing, and, in any creative practice, some individuals, whether partners or directors, are much closer to certain projects than I could ever be."
- Norman Foster
(Related: Control, Practice, Projects, Sharing, Word, Wrong)

"Tourism is a top priority activity for federal government, which is why it invests an average of over 2,500 million dollars a year in infrastructure works and integral projects that promote Mexico's culture and natural attractions."
- Vincente Fox
(Related: Government, Culture, Projects)

"Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Business, Wisdom, Execution, Projects, Public, Trouble)

"I've been doing my big theater projects, which take years, and writing a song here and there."
- David Friedman
(Related: Projects, Song, Theater, Writing, Years)

"While it was a very interesting period in my life, I was happy to get back to more direct contact with students in the classroom and in my research projects."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Life, Classroom, Projects, Research, Students)

"I'm not sure that you can say definitively that some roles are better filled by consultants, but I would say that some projects are better handled by consultants."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Projects)

"Some writers and producers are currently writing a sitcom for me, so we'll see what happens there. I'm somewhat reluctant to talk about some of the upcoming projects that I'm working on; I've a lot of stuff on the go, including five pictures that I'm looking at producing."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Projects, Talk, Writers, Writing)

"I pretty much only write by default, because I want to make certain projects so instead of trying to wait and find them, I create them, but I'm not really a writer."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: Pretty, Projects, Trying, Want, Writer)

"I've been writing a lot, I've a few projects I'm trying to finance, I do some acting, I do some directing... Apart from that, if I could get lower that a ten handicap on my golf game I'd be thrilled."
- Paul M. Glaser
(Related: Finance, Acting, Golf, Projects, Trying, Writing)

"Some of these things I saw in foreign films - African films, Cuban films - long before I decided to really go on this course as an actor. I started to think about what values I saw in those films that I wanted to bring to my projects."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Values, Actor, African, Projects)

"I now, more and more, appreciate when I'm in a group of good people and get to work in good movies and projects. I'm wildly grateful and appreciative."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Movies, Work, People, Now, Projects)

"Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?"
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Death, Fight, Tax, Projects, Tax cuts, Taxes, Vote)

"I'm glad I have an outlet. I don't think I would put my aggression elsewhere, but working on the projects I have worked on, you tend to benefit personally from trying to wrap your head around the way other people look at the world."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: People, Aggression, Projects, Trying, World)

"After 4 years on NYPD Blue it has been nice to have the summer off and spend time with family and friends. There are a few projects I am interested in and plan to be working this fall."
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Related: Family, Time, Friends, Projects, Summer, Years)

"Pixar is going in the direction of the early Disney. And it's also corporate, where they have four or five projects in the works. I don't want to get into that subject."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Corporate, Direction, Disney, Projects, Want)

"I'd like to find great roles close to home and work on great projects while staying near my family. My family's the most important thing to me right now."
- Harry Hamlin
(Related: Home, Work, Family, Now, Projects, Right)

"I have kept a part of Catalina Productions going, through which I develop a few projects just for me."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Projects)

"I hope to do films. Right now I'm just doing projects that are interesting."
- Melissa Joan Hart
(Related: Hope, Now, Projects, Right)

"The Federal government does not have any information about extraterrestrial life to conceal, and there are no secret projects for me to investigate."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Government, Life, Information, Projects)

"For the last 20 years of my life, I've had the mantra to do amazing parts with amazing people in amazing projects, so I'm attracted to good story, writing and character and good people. That's what I'm always searching for and I don't think that's ever going to change."
- John Hawkes
(Related: Change, Life, People, Character, Projects, Writing, Years)

"The band projects just took natural priority. I didn't really have a solo career, just wanted to share the music in another way and to learn more about writing, recording, etcetera."
- Ken Hensley
(Related: Music, Career, Projects, Writing)

"Well, I have a couple of projects in the pipeline, but I'm taking things slow for now and being choosy about the roles I take up. One thing I can assure you of is that you are going to see a lot of me!"
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Being, Now, Projects)

"There are a couple of projects that are sort of on the plate; I haven't closed any of them yet. I'm trying to figure out which one is going to be the best one for me."
- Jay Hernandez
(Related: Projects, Trying)

"Some couples could not work together but we enjoy working on our projects and building our art business."
- Dwayne Hickman
(Related: Art, Business, Work, Building, Projects)

"I travel around the world constantly promoting my projects and endorsing products. Yes, I do get paid to go to parties; in fact, I'm the person who started the whole trend of paid appearances. But when you see me at a party, I'm always working or promoting something."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Travel, Fact, Party, Projects, World)

"They are damn good projects - excellent projects. That goes for all the projects up there. You know some people make fun of people who speak a foreign language, and dumb people criticize something they do not understand, and that is what is going on up there - God damn it!"
- Harry Hopkins
(Related: God, People, Dumb, Fun, Language, Projects)

"I feel I have so many projects and I haven't completed them yet."
- Roy Horn
(Related: Projects)

"I'm also working with Mrs. Bush on some education projects in Afghanistan, so I get to see her a great deal."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Education, Afghanistan, Projects)

"All of our code is open source, so it can be used for other projects."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Open, Projects)

"In some cases we've been building tools that are specific to Linux for the desktop, and they only work on Linux, but I see two major projects that are wildly, wildly successful: Mozilla and OpenOffice, and those two programs are cross platform."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Work, Building, Linux, Projects, Tools)

"You know, it's going to be a really long tour, and well, I guess I'll see what happens with A Perfect Circle, 'cause they do other projects too, and I don't know. I hope I can always do a lot of different things, do 'em well."
- James Iha
(Related: Hope, Projects)

"NSF is the only federal agency with a proven track record of selecting education projects through a rigorous, careful and competitive process that draws on a wide variety of experts from outside government."
- Bob Inglis
(Related: Education, Government, Experts, Projects, Variety)

"Where I grew up - I grew up on the north side of Akron, lived in the projects. So those scared and lonely nights - that's every night. You hear a lot of police sirens, you hear a lot of gunfire. Things that you don't want your kids to hear growing up."
- LeBron James
(Related: Growing up, Kids, Lonely, Night, Police, Projects, Want)

"Architects are pretty much high-class whores. We can turn down projects the way they can turn down some clients, but we've both got to say yes to someone if we want to stay in business."
- Philip Johnson
(Related: Business, Clients, Pretty, Projects, Want)

"I've found that small wins, small projects, small differences often make huge differences."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Projects)

"I like to do projects in which you can see statistical results. I am very happy for all these small children, who have been the biggest group of victims of iodine deficiency."
- Anatoly Karpov
(Related: Children, Projects, Results, Victims)

"Well, a special screening was set up for government officials, so they didn't have to see the experience of going to see the film. They certainly aren't going to the projects to see for themselves the situation."
- Mathieu Kassovitz
(Related: Experience, Government, Film, Projects)

"I enjoy being given a certain amount of freedom in order to interpret or to come up with stuff, but I do enjoy collaboration. I seek and thrive on projects where I am going to learn from the people I'm working with."
- William Kempe
(Related: People, Being, Collaboration, Freedom, Order, Projects)

"It is easy to have a lot of paintings or projects hanging around that are 'almost done.'"
- Thomas Kinkade
(Related: Projects)

"I would hope we would begin a series of projects that would do more to bring the different parts of the university together in the study of Asia, for example, in the study of the professions in Asia."
- William Kirby
(Related: Hope, Example, Projects, Study, University)

"The Way is not a religion: Christianity is the end of religion. 'Religion' means here the division between sacred and secular concerns, other-worldliness, man's reaching toward God in a way which projects his own thoughts."
- David Kirk
(Related: God, Religion, Thoughts, Christianity, End, Man, Projects)

"On another level, I want to mention that I have a strong Jewish identity and - over the years - have been involved in several Jewish projects, such as the establishment of a strong program of Judaic Studies at the University of California in San Diego."
- Walter Kohn
(Related: Identity, Projects, University, Want, Years)

"Your personal capacity to handle more valuable projects will go up when you appreciate yourself more."
- Brian Koslow
(Related: Projects, Will)

"I'm really not feeling one way or the other with comedy or drama, I'm just sort of doing projects that I've been finding really fun to be a part of."
- John Krasinski
(Related: Comedy, Drama, Feeling, Fun, Projects)

"I hope to continue building my acting career and work more on projects that fulfill my artistic thirst."
- Karolina Kurkova
(Related: Work, Hope, Acting, Building, Career, Projects)

"We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Pet, Sacrifice, Congress, Projects, Veterans)

"I'm trying to do the kind of projects that I want to see in the theatre."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Projects, Theatre, Trying, Want)

"I started on the use of the Internet for scientific communication. Our research group was one of the very first to make really systematic use of it as a way of managing research projects."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Communication, First, Internet, Projects, Research)

"Some writing and production projects will be a great way to spend my elderly rock years."
- Geddy Lee
(Related: Elderly, Production, Projects, Will, Writing, Years)

"Don't worry if you don't complete everything on the schedule. At least you will have completed the most important projects before getting to the less important ones."
- Ivy Lee
(Related: Projects, Will, Worry)

"I think IT projects are about supporting social systems-about communications between people and machines. They tend to fail due to cultural issues."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: People, Machines, Projects)

"We've had to set a workshop up; we've had to equip the workshop and everything else. But all that equipment is there now and whatever projects they want to use it for in the future."
- David Leslie
(Related: Future, Now, Projects, Want)

"Both Neil and I had done solo projects where we were the boss and I just thought that if he was willing to get into it, it would really be a good experience for him."
- Alex Lifeson
(Related: Experience, Boss, Thought, Projects)

"I'm not in a hurry to do a lot of projects. I am very resolved in each project I take on."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Project, Projects)

"Most independent filmmakers in Britain and North America work for commercial crews and then have their own projects when they've got enough money saved up to do so."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Money, Work, America, Projects)

"I would like to continue making music and acting in projects that give me a lot of satisfaction."
- Alicia Machado
(Related: Music, Acting, Projects, Satisfaction)

"Families don't make projects for five years, they make projects for generations."
- Achille Maramotti
(Related: Generations, Projects, Years)

"I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so."
- Eddie Marsan
(Related: Men, Character, Actor, Care, Friends, Hollywood, Leading, Play, Projects, Variety)

"I walked out with 14 advertising projects."
- Peter Max
(Related: Advertising, Projects)

"Large-scale public projects require the agreement of large numbers of people."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: People, Agreement, Numbers, Projects, Public)

"One of the things that Ang brings to all of his projects is his deep sense of being a double exile, an outsider's outsider."
- Larry McMurtry
(Related: Being, Deep, Projects, Sense)

"By failing to keep their end of the bargain, the Bush administration would allow New Jersey projects to deteriorate and make New Jersey highways and bridges less safe."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Bargain, End, Projects)

"I wasn't a cheerleader or the prom queen. I don't move through the world with a mirror in front of my face, and I've never been attracted to projects that had an emphasis on what I look like."
- Michael Michele
(Related: Projects, Queen, World)

"The trick was really finding the appropriate publisher for each of the projects I'd devised."
- Mark Millar
(Related: Projects)

"We've turned down multi million dollar films, simply because we liked the film better. We have the luxury to do so - we have projects that make the money, and others that we do for love."
- Mark Mothersbaugh
(Related: Love, Money, Film, Luxury, Projects)

"We make a contract within ourselves as actors or directors or writers about how much of ourselves we let into projects. You can actually figure out before you work on something how much blood you will have to let emotionally."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Work, Actors, Blood, Projects, Will, Writers)

"We have at least 125 communities in Arizona at risk from wildfire, not because of review processes or litigation delays but because of a lack of federal funding on the ground to actually begin the projects."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Projects, Risk)

"I have adopted clothes from all the projects I'm in. It's really been a while since I've bought anything myself."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Clothes, Projects)

"As Mayor, I will lead city government, businesses, and community groups to support innovative projects that will make San Francisco streets and public places vibrant and healthy."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Government, Community, Projects, Public, Support, Will)

"The very fact that I've had those established me to continue on to do new music and new projects."
- Juice Newton
(Related: Music, Fact, Projects)

"We hope that there will be better policy-making and hope to see projects implemented. We have lots of information that can be used for the implementation of projects."
- Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka
(Related: Policy, Hope, Information, Projects, Will)

"In 1972 I married again, to Elisabeth Case; she continues to be wife, companion, critic and editor: a partner in the projects and programs that we undertake."
- Douglass North
(Related: Wife, Projects)

"I pretty much live about 10 minutes from my office. I have two kids, and I have about 8 projects that I'm working on, so I basically just get up and go to work, and go home every night and play with my kids, so I don't really know."
- Bob Odenkirk
(Related: Home, Work, Kids, Night, Office, Play, Pretty, Projects)

"Living in the projects helped me with this role."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Living, Projects)

"I have all this time between projects, and I'm not so sure that's a healthy thing. It's scary, because at 36 I'm woefully unqualified for anything else."
- Jason Patric
(Related: Time, Projects)

"They studio were flabbergasted when they discovered how interested everybody was in 'those old people.' And now many upcoming projects feature older people; it's become a trend."
- Daniel Petrie
(Related: People, Now, Old, Projects)

"In the war, most young men were inducted into the armed forces at the age of 17. A group of students was permitted to attend university before taking part in wartime research projects."
- John Pople
(Related: Age, Men, War, Projects, Research, Students, University)

"We are all trying to balance our careers and children and give as much of ourselves and our time to them. You work and have a husband, and projects, and friends. It is a balancing act."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: Time, Work, HusbAct, Balance, Careers, Children, Friends, Projects, Trying)

"I never know what I'm going to do for the Post next. Two weeks ago I had a piece on Homeland Security. This is one of my pig ongoing projects. How unprepared we are for a terrorist attack."
- Sally Quinn
(Related: Post, Projects, Security)

"I started working on OpenBSD, and many earlier projects, because I have always felt that vendor systems were not designed for quality."
- Theo de Raadt
(Related: Quality, Projects)

"I've done that quite often, but I've got to be quite honest... as much as you would want to only do one at a time, sometimes projects overlap and there's nothing you can do. Sometimes you to have begin writing a new project just as you're finishing off another."
- Trevor Rabin
(Related: Time, Nothing, Project, Projects, Want, Writing)

"There are times over different projects when I've asked the writers why people are swearing for no good reason. I tell them that it would be funnier if there weren't these swear words."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: People, Projects, Reason, Swearing, Words, Writers)

"I've turned down projects based on raunchiness before."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Projects)

"I've done a lot of albums and I kinda know when I'm onto something that was inspirational for me to record and create, and this was one of those projects where I really enjoyed making the album."
- Lee Ritenour
(Related: Inspirational, Projects)

"But probably for the last ten years or so, I've been fitting in animation work into my other projects."
- Dave Rowntree
(Related: Work, Animation, Projects, Years)

"The different Ministries have to work more on the promotion of the country, to build Kosovo's public image. Concrete projects must be assembled, in order to activate our businessmen to have more contacts. We have to create a positive image about ourselves."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Work, Positive, Country, Order, Projects, Promotion, Public)

"You will launch many projects, but have time to finish only a few. So think, plan, develop, launch and tap good people to be responsible. Give them authority and hold them accountable. Trying to do too much yourself creates a bottleneck."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Time, People, Authority, Projects, Trying, Will)

"I don't really look for specific types of projects any more. I'm not taking care of a career anymore. I'm just having fun acting."
- Kurt Russell
(Related: Acting, Care, Career, Fun, Projects)

"I now work for a finance company in Luxembourg with projects in South America and the Caribbean."
- Mathias Rust
(Related: Finance, Work, America, Company, Now, Projects)

"In the early 1990s, when a lot of the developing world opened up to international capital flows... they ended up in very good long-term projects, but projects that weren't going to pay off for five or 10 or 20 years."
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Related: Projects, World, Years)

"But I did on projects that I produced, that I directed, that I acted in because it was important. I want to be a filmmaker. I don't want to be an actor who directs, I want to be a director. I want to be a filmmaker. So that's a big difference."
- Eriq La Salle
(Related: Actor, Difference, Projects, Want)

"When I'm playing with the band or playing with some projects or some of my own stuff it's about the musical approach. That would be the more turntablist approach to things of where it's strictly about music."
- Eric San
(Related: Music, Projects)

"I'd like to see myself married with a child and hopefully still involved in the entertainment business as an actor who is also able to write a bit and direct some projects."
- Fred Savage
(Related: Business, Actor, Entertainment, Projects)

"Society needs people who can manage projects in addition to handling individual tasks."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Society, People, Needs, Projects)

"And then I think they asked me to work on Wish You Were Here, which was the next album coming up. And I didn't do anything for a long time. I had other projects, and I didn't get around to doing anything for a bit."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Work, Time, Projects)

"It's nice to be asked to do good projects."
- Dougray Scott
(Related: Projects)

"I think my Buddhist practice has a profound influence on my life and encompasses my creative projects."
- Duncan Sheik
(Related: Life, Buddhist, Influence, Practice, Projects)

"I never apologize for my efforts to support worthy projects that Alabama."
- Richard Shelby
(Related: Projects, Support)

"Recent demonstration projects have shown that with some Federal support, a little funding can go a long way toward ensuring that low-income children have access to good oral health care."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Health, Care, Children, Projects, Support)

"Further, Japan is the second largest donor in Iraq after the United States, with over $5 billion dollars for humanitarian, infrastructure and reconstruction projects."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Iraq, Projects, states, United)

"I've been taking my time now between projects looking for stuff that has a little bit more substance, that isn't surface. Some of the films that I've done in the past really were surface."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Time, Now, Past, Projects)

"For minority actors, developing our own projects has to be the eventual path. We have a lot of stories to tell and a really unique voice. But none of that is going to be heard as long as we're just the hired hands, acting."
- Jimmy Smits
(Related: Acting, Actors, Minority, Projects, Voice)

"I've been very lucky to work on a wide variety of projects, including two long-run and top-10 dramatic television shows. That is why it is so important to offer a helping hand to the next generation of young Latinos coming up behind me."
- Jimmy Smits
(Related: Work, Projects, Television, Variety)

"Well I've got lots more great TV projects in the pipeline."
- Lisa Snowdon
(Related: Projects)

"Most of the auditions I went on, I passed up the projects because I just wasn't interested. When I read A Knight's Tale, that was that. I knew I wanted to do this movie."
- Shannyn Sossamon
(Related: Knight, Projects)

"Never had I had so many friends and so much fun as I did in the projects."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Friends, Fun, Projects)

"At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% - 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time."
- Roger Staubach
(Related: Design, Time, Clients, Company, Consulting, Help, Projects, Service)

"It is extraordinary that whole populations have no projects for the future, none at all. It certainly is extraordinary, but it is certainly true."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Future, Projects)

"During the time I was on The Hardy Boys, I was also watching other people's careers. I thought the next step was to be a movie star. I kept saying no to projects, and offers stopped coming in. I was no longer hot."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Time, Thought, People, Boys, Careers, Projects, Saying)

"International lending banks need to focus on areas where private investment doesn't go, such as infrastructure projects, education and poverty relief."
- Joseph Stiglitz
(Related: Education, Banks, Focus, Investment, Poverty, Projects)

"I was with Ted Turner when he came to see Kofi Annan - the Secretary-General of the UN - to announce his decision to put $1 billion to the service of UN projects and programs."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Decision, Projects, Service)

"I usually have 10 different animation projects going at a time."
- Tara Strong
(Related: Time, Animation, Projects)

"I've been on the other side of the table many times, trying to get people to be sympathetic to projects, and I've been the victim of that kind of intense kindness masking extreme stupidity."
- Tilda Swinton
(Related: People, Extreme, Kindness, Projects, Stupidity, Trying)

"People are afraid to ask musicians to be involved in projects because they anticipate being turned down. Young artists hesitate before contacting me. People in my position don't get approached often enough."
- David Sylvian
(Related: People, Artists, Being, Musicians, Projects)

"I suppose the reason I chose electrical engineering was because I had always been interested in electricity, involving myself in such projects as building radios from the time I was a child."
- Koichi Tanaka
(Related: Time, Building, Electricity, Engineering, Projects, Reason)

"Taking on challenging projects is the way that one grows and extends one's range as a writer, one's technical command, so I consider the time well-spent."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Time, Projects, Writer)

"The government forces you to give your money to things you don't believe in, to have your money go to projects that might be inherently immoral."
- Randall Terry
(Related: Government, Money, Projects)

"There are no projects per se in the Computing Sciences Research Center."
- Ken Thompson
(Related: Projects, Research)

"There are right and wrong reasons for doing solo projects, and this album was done for the right reasons. At the time there was no Judas Priest and I certainly wasn't going to hang my hat up on my musical career."
- Glenn Tipton
(Related: Time, Career, Projects, Right, Wrong)

"The external appearance of any construction projects that are created during the time of the National Socialist Reich must take on the sensibility of our time."
- Fritz Todt
(Related: Time, Appearance, Projects, Sensibility)

"People enjoy the interaction on the Internet, and the feeling of belonging to a group that does something interesting: that's how some software projects are born."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: People, Feeling, Internet, Projects, Software)

"And I love doing my own projects; that's what I've always wanted to do."
- Stanley Tucci
(Related: Love, Projects)

"I'm not saying they won't be bigger projects someday."
- Stanley Tucci
(Related: Projects, Saying)

"You need to decide what problems, what opportunities, what projects you're going to work on."
- Fred L. Turner
(Related: Work, Problems, Projects)

"I believe that there are many interesting projects that are potentially possible for me other than game music, and therefore in my mind there are several things that are being contemplated."
- Nobuo Uematsu
(Related: Music, Being, Mind, Projects)

"I'd rather say no and have said no and do say no often. I walk away from projects if it doesn't feel right; if it's not the right team of people pulling in together or if the script isn't right. It could be a great idea but the script doesn't work."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Work, People, Idea, Projects, Right)

"I enjoyed working as a model a lot as it let me travel and I got to do some really interesting projects."
- Patricia Velasquez
(Related: Travel, Projects)

"I was going to visit IBM for six months as a visiting scientist. Now, six months is a lot of time, so I came with a whole list of projects that I might want to work on."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Work, Time, Months, Now, Projects, Visit, Want)

"I don't know why directors sign on to these projects and completely rewrite everything."
- Larry Wachowski
(Related: Projects)

"Well, it was one of my most gratifying experiences because I could devote my knowledge and my talent for the good for the City of Washington, and all the Federal projects where the Fine Arts Commission had jurisdiction, and it was a tremendous experience."
- Felix de Weldon
(Related: Experience, Talent, Knowledge, Projects, Washington)

"Projects like this don't come along very often and I feel amazingly luck to be a part of it."
- Sam Wood
(Related: Luck, Projects)

"I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they're not calling me up and asking me for dinner."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Books, Democrats, Projects, Republicans)

"I typically go overboard when I research new projects."
- Will Wright
(Related: Projects, Research)

"Duncan Aldrich has been my partner in most recording projects, and touring projects, for the past decade."
- Warren Zevon
(Related: Past, Projects)