Top 5136 About Quotes

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“My work is not directly about the social or political.”

― A. Balasubramaniam

“I’m the world’s expert on sterotypes held by academics about athletes and held by athletes about academics. To me, both of them are caricatures.”

― A. Bartlett Giamatti

“I don’t recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories.”

― A. E. van Vogt

“I hated being a novelist when I was 20 – I had nothing to write about.”

― A. S. Byatt

“I don’t like shows that are predictable. I like it when you’re shocked and you have no idea who’s about to die.”

― Aaron Douglas

“The F.B.I. is about nuts and bolts. It’s all about witnesses and procedure and walking the streets.”

― Aaron Eckhart

“If we’re talking about masculinity and tenderness, I don’t look at Clinton.”

― Aaron Eckhart

“That’s what it’s all about – postseason baseball.”

― Aaron Judge

“I’m not too worried about stats and stuff like that.”

― Aaron Judge

“I write poetry on my iPhone. I’ve got about 100 poems on there.”

― Aaron Neville

“I’ve always been passionate about animals.”

― Aaron Ramsey

“I grew up about 60 miles northwest of New York, in Middletown, NY.”

― Aaron Tveit

“I was very unsure about what I wanted to do in high school.”

― Aaron Tveit

“I don’t care about hundreds, fifties, averages.”

― AB de Villiers

“A movie is about human beings, about humanity.”

― Abbas Kiarostami

“I’ve been talked about by a lot better people than the general public.”

― Abby Lee Miller

“According to Lifetime, I don’t know anything about TV.”

― Abby Lee Miller

“No one can stop me from talking about my movie.”

― Abel Ferrara

“I’m about my characters.”

― Abel Ferrara

“Most filmmaking is about shaking hands and just starting.”

― Abel Ferrara

“The thing I love about London is that it is filled with migrants, including myself.”

― Abi Morgan

“But the leaders of the OIC could not even accept Mahathir’s proposal, yet they talk about respect and honour.”

― Abu Bakar Bashir

“I was not thinking about getting into acting in any way.”

― Ad-Rock

“It’s not always about the money.”

― Ada Hegerberg

“I’m truly glad I’ve managed to get the public interested in questions about basic research.”

― Ada Yonath

“It’s good to play 100 per cent live – no tricks, no samples, no messing about.”

― Adam Ant

“The thing about a good podcast is you have to have a good host. If you don’t have a compelling host then you have nothing.”

― Adam Carolla

“I don’t know anything about computers.”

― Adam Carolla

“There is something not entirely satisfying about an online memorial.”

― Adam Cohen

“Too often, animal-rights supporters seem to care about animals to the exclusion of people.”

― Adam Cohen

“Emphasis in the Marine Corps isn’t on talking about your feelings.”

― Adam Driver

“I’ve got weird conflicting feelings about my generation.”

― Adam Driver

“Obviously, ‘Lincoln’ is not about the telegraph operator. There’s a whole other movie before and after the two isolated scenes that I’m in.”

― Adam Driver

“I saw the pilot for ‘Girls’ about six months before it aired.”

― Adam Driver

“Sophocles was a general: a warrior writing plays about military situations.”

― Adam Driver

“I can tell more about my weaknesses than my strengths.”

― Adam Driver

“That’s what Flyers fans are all about. My favorite thing about Philly fans is booing their own team.”

― Adam F. Goldberg

“Takers are self-serving in their interactions. It’s all about what can you do for me.”

― Adam Grant

“The great thing about a culture of givers is that’s not a delusion – it’s reality.”

― Adam Grant

“In the conversation about women in leadership, male voices are noticeably absent.”

― Adam Grant

“The earliest stories in Genesis were not written to tell primeval history. They were written to tell readers about themselves and about God.”

― Adam Hamilton

“That’s the thing I like about my sound. It’s real raw and very unsafe compared to a solid state kind of sound.”

― Adam Jones

“I’m not a geek about equipment, I just know what I like.”

― Adam Jones

“I was really beating myself up about performances and how I looked and this and that.”

― Adam Lambert

“I definitely have my opinions that I’m very vocal about and I’m not afraid to put them out there.”

― Adam Lambert

“I’ve written repeatedly about the quest by corporations everywhere to transform themselves digitally.”

― Adam Lashinsky

“During Shabbat, I am completely cut off, there is no one to talk to, and I do not compromise about it.”

― Adam Neumann

“It’s all about racing on the track.”

― Adam Petty

“I really didn’t think about song writing.”

― Adam Rich

“I did manage to secure a feature film for 2005, though, which I’m really chuffed about.”

― Adam Rickitt

“Am I about to feel really, really stupid?”

― Adam Savage

“Being a geek is all about learning the inventories of things.”

― Adam Savage

“I did just about anything to pay the rent for a while.”

― Adam Scott

“Burgess Meredith taught me a lot about wine.”

― Adam West

“In the songs I can still be really really direct but in interviews when I’m explaining my songs I shouldn’t be so direct about who they’re about.”

― Adele

“I don’t write songs about a specific, elusive thing.”

― Adele

“You have to prioritize what you stress about when you have a child.”

― Adele

“I’m very confident. Even when I read people saying horrible stuff about my weight.”

― Adele

“It’s archaic to think about films as a solo lead or multi-starrer.”

― Aditi Rao Hydari

“I’m passionate about my work.”

― Aditya Roy Kapur

“I don’t give a damn about trolls.”

― Adnan Sami

“The first thing anyone can do, about any issue, is get informed.”

― Adora Svitak

“I don’t shop. I haven’t shopped in about four years.”

― Adrian Grenier

“I wanted to make a movie about the arbitrary nature of love.”

― Adrian Lyne

“I’ve always been a secret locked-room fanatic. I read my first one when I was about ten or 11, Agatha Christie’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express,’ with David Niven and Peter Ustinov on the cover.”

― Adrian McKinty

“I’m always a little apprehensive about ‘decoding’ fictional stories.”

― Adrian Tomine

“I care about heart.”

― Adriana Lima

“’Swept Away’ is one of my favorite films of my father. I’ve seen it about 20 times. It’s a cult movie in Italy.”

― Adriano Giannini

“’Vogue’ should be about giving a voice to all different cultures.”

― Adwoa Aboah

“I don’t feel guilty about any of my pleasures.”

― Adwoa Aboah

“It’s about cultural forums and movements and collectives of people taking a stand. That’s all activism is.”

― Adwoa Aboah

“Until I was about 14, I was so shy.”

― Adwoa Aboah

“The thing that’s good about Hip Hop is that it has experimented with a lot of different sounds and music.”

― Afrika Bambaataa

“Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.”

― Agnes de Mille

“One thing I like about Zen. It doesn’t believe in achievement.”

― Agnes Martin

“My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind.”

― Agnes Martin

“My parents were very relaxed about music.”

― Agnes Obel

“Maybe something that amuses the Americans is that they are so worried about age, and I’m not at all.”

― Agnes Varda

“My life isn’t going to be about Jar Jar Binks.”

― Ahmed Best

“The Americans stabbed in the back the forces that worked to bring about the collapse of Saddam’s regime and wanted to keep Iraq a sovereign country.”

― Ahmed Chalabi

“Curiosity – the rover and the concept – is what science is all about: the quest to reveal the unknown.”

― Ahmed Zewail

“I’m the worst person about publicizing myself.”

― Aida Turturro

“I don’t do a lot of reflecting. I’m usually about getting on with it.”

― Aidan Gillen

“Some investors may grumble about entrepreneurs wanting ‘unicorn valuations.’ But let’s be honest: most investors want them, too, and are supporting the massive capitalization of these companies.”

― Aileen Lee

“All I really worry about is my little world.”

― Ainsley Earhardt

“I want to be honest about my faith, but not preachy, for my viewers and my readers.”

― Ainsley Earhardt

“I’m not the type who’ll yell about my achievements from the rooftops.”

― Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

“I am not anybody’s fan – unless you’re talking about Rajinikanth.”

― Aishwarya Rajesh

“There’s no doubt about Prakash’s abilities as a director.”

― Ajay Devgan

“I am overall optimistic about India’s growth.”

― Ajay Piramal

“I like Piccolo about the same as I like Goku.”

― Akira Toriyama

“Do you remember ‘Super Saiyan 3?’ I forgot about it, and I thought that was ‘Super Saiyan 2,’ even though I created those characters.”

― Akira Toriyama

“I have memories of reading comics when I was in primary school, but that’s about it.”

― Akira Toriyama

“I’m all about ‘Halo 2’.”

― Akiva Schaffer

“I don’t think about stardom anymore. I’m way past that phase.”

― Akkineni Nagarjuna

“Antitrust law isn’t about protecting competing businesses from each other, it’s about protecting competition itself on behalf of the public.”

― Al Franken

“I started writing when I was about thirteen.”

― Al Purdy

“I’ve tried to write about Heathrow before and been escorted off the premises.”

― Alain de Botton

“The world forgets about people who are not useful.”

― Alain Ducasse

“I did climb about 80 buildings around the world and I climbed even the five tallest.”

― Alain Robert

“My films are about embarrassment.”

― Alan Bennett

“Full-blooded romantic love I wouldn’t be able to write about.”

― Alan Bennett

“Democracy is not about making speeches. It is about making committees work.”

― Alan Bullock

“The law is agnostic about truth.”

― Alan Dershowitz

“They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather data about the context and the informant and, above all, write an analysis of the items based upon the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method.”

― Alan Dundes

“A country song is a song about life.”

― Alan Jackson

“I’m passionate about the issues that I care about, and I’m a really good listener.”

― Alan Lowenthal

“I always felt great about what I wrote for ‘Newsies,’ but ‘Newsies’ was a total flop.”

― Alan Menken

“I don’t really think that very much is interesting about the superhero as an archetype.”

― Alan Moore

“It’s all about producing products people want.”

― Alan Mulally

“Unless we tell stories about ourselves, which is all that theater is, we’re in deep trouble.”

― Alan Rickman

“Imgur is all about images, some of which may be photos but don’t have to be.”

― Alan Schaaf

“Honestly, I could care less about business development.”

― Alan Schaaf

“Science is really about individual experts reaching a consensus.”

― Alan Stern

“Why would you listen to an astronomer about a planet?”

― Alan Stern

“That’s the great thing about Comic Con – people are so accepting of one another.”

― Alan Tudyk

“Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.”

― Alan Watts

“I’m not actually that bothered about the ‘science fiction-ness’ of ‘Doctor Who.’”

― Alastair Reynolds

“I guess ‘The Player’ was a pretty good L.A. movie. And ‘Chinatown.’ Was there ever a better L.A. movie about a certain period in L.A.? That was terrific.”

― Albert Brooks

“I like movies about failing.”

― Albert Brooks

“The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.”

― Albert Einstein

“I’ve found that my athletes run their best races after about 10 weeks of intense training.”

― Alberto Salazar

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”

― Aldous Huxley

“’Biutiful’ is not about death. It’s about life. It’s a hymn to life.”

― Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

“Who cares about my opinions?”

― Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

“When I talk about sad things, I talk about sad things.”

― Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

“Surrealism – in particular with Salvador Dali – was all about ego. It was all about extreme individualism.”

― Alejandro Jodorowsky

“Creativity is not about the fame.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I’ve always been self-conscious about my personality.”

― Alessia Cara

“In market valuation, Yahoo is worth about as much Walt Disney and the News Corporation combined.”

― Alex Berenson

“When I was doing stand-up, there were a lot of things I talked about that seemed very silly but were therapeutic.”

― Alex Borstein

“I don’t think about Hollywood at all.”

― Alex Cox

“For ‘Game of Thrones,’ I realized immediately that it was about the characters.”

― Alex Graves

“God’s inexplicable. God is beyond the everything. And yet we can’t cease to blather about it.”

― Alex Grey

“You have to be disciplined about being in the kitchen.”

― Alex Guarnaschelli

“I went through about 13 rounds of IVF before I got pregnant with Salome; it was very tough.”

― Alex Kingston

“I don’t like talking about my relationships.”

― Alex Rodriguez

“I’ve been in football since I was eight. Of course I know what I’m talking about.”

― Alex Scott

“There have been a lot of questions since the 2016 U.S. election about Russian interference in the electoral process.”

― Alex Stamos

“I don’t spend any time whatsoever thinking about what might have been.”

― Alex Trebek

“There’s something about a Gucci loafer kicking on a fuzz pedal.”

― Alex Turner

“I started taking music lessons and singing when I was about ten.”

― Alex Winston

“They’re innocent movies, and they’re fun movies and there were no pretensions about ’em.”

― Alex Winter

“I probably know everything there is to know about Disney.”

― Alexa Bliss

“A roll-neck and some flat shoes is about as good as it gets.”

― Alexa Chung

“I learned about embracing all different genres as opposed to just getting attached to one.”

― Alexa Ray Joel

“The best cinema is about ethics.”

― Alexander Payne

“There’s enough of a willingness in the West to do sympathetic movies about Arab roles.”

― Alexander Siddig

“The cars we drive say a lot about us.”

― Alexandra Paul

“Almost nothing anyone told me about Harvard has been accurate.”

― Alexandra Petri

“As a No. 9, I have to be there to score goals, but that isn’t the only thing. I also participate in the build-up and help my team-mates, but, above all, it’s about scoring goals.”

― Alexandre Lacazette

“Before ICE, we had Immigration and Naturalization Services, but it wasn’t until about 1999 that we chose to criminalize immigration at all. And then, once ICE was established, we really kind of militarized that enforcement to a degree that was previously unseen in the United States.”

― Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“This can not be about a race to the bottom.”

― Alexis Herman

“It’s not about the money; it’s about the content.”

― Alfie Allen

“I have no complaints about my childhood.”

― Alfie Allen

“I have to confess that I don’t read much of what is written about me.”

― Alfonso Cuaron

“Ideas won’t keep; something must be done about them.”

― Alfred North Whitehead

“Goa isn’t just about tourism and happy faces.”

― Ali Fazal

“I am expressive but secretive about my emotions.”

― Alia Bhatt

“My grandfather talked about James Dean; they were both very much into method acting.”

― Alia Shawkat

“When I’m drumming, I’m not thinking about much.”

― Alice Dellal

“I think I’m probably quite geeky in a lot of ways. I’m pretty into books, kind of obsessive about that.”

― Alice Eve

“One thing about television in Britain is that they’re so scared about complaints. It curbs a lot of drama.”

― Alice Lowe

“I don’t really talk about ‘Next to Normal’ that much anymore.”

― Alice Ripley

“I’m really excited about the future.”

― Alice Temperley

“Women have to be extremely careful about choosing something that they consider an act of defiance that can really be used to further their enslavement.”

― Alice Walker

“I’ve learned much more about politics than I thought I ever would.”

― Alicia Garza

“But mostly, it’s a book about my relationship with my father.”

― Alison Bechdel

“I probably read Harriet the Spy about 70,000 times.”

― Alison Bechdel

“I have no guilt about any of my pleasures.”

― Alison Goldfrapp

“I did musicals from about age 10 to 18.”

― Alison Lohman

“The press Yazoo were receiving were focused on the voice, This obviously was about trends.”

― Alison Moyet

“I love reading about the supernatural, and time-slip novels, and the mistress of both is Barbara Erskine.”

― Alison Weir

“History was a hobby for about, oh, 20 years before I got into print.”

― Alison Weir

“I didn’t have any doubts about joining Arch Enemy.”

― Alissa White-Gluz

“I would say that Times Square was the central hangout for Burroughs, Kerouac, and myself from about 1945 to 1948.”

― Allen Ginsberg

“This is the thing you dream about when you’re a kid, even before getting into the league.”

― Allen Iverson

“Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it.”

― Allen Klein

“Other psychological theories say a good deal about compensation.”

― Allen Tate

“I don’t think there’s anything divisive about me.”

― Allen West

“I worked in IT for about three years for a tiny firm with ten other people.”

― Allison Tolman

“I had to develop the mentality and stay positive about making my comeback.”

― Alonzo Mourning

“We’ve got a great team sport, but we harp on about individuals. It’s a bit contradictory.”

― Alun Wyn Jones

“That’s the great thing about this sport: it’s always different.”

― Alun Wyn Jones

“A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of ‘balance’ and ‘deterrence’.”

― Alva Myrdal

“Someday, I’ll write a book about what I’ve been through.”

― Alvaro Morata

“I’m about unity.”

― Alveda King

“My feelings about myself have been terrible.”

― Alvin Ailey

“Profits, like sausages… are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them.”

― Alvin Toffler

“We futurists have a magic button. We follow every statement about a failed forecast with ‘yet.’”

― Alvin Toffler

“I’m passionate about women’s issues, and there are no outlets for that on TV, so I wanted to create one.”

― Amanda de Cadenet

“I have a fairly realistic idea about what my gifts and limitations are.”

― Amanda Peet

“I want to be able to do what I want to do and have people care about it.”

― Amanda Seales

“A woman’s outfit says a lot about her.”

― Amar’e Stoudemire

“I’m such a geek, I know all about mythology and I don’t know Marc Jacobs.”

― Amber Benson

“I get so insecure about studio sessions.”

― Amber Mark

“’Conexao,’ which means ‘connection’ in Portuguese, is about exploring the more nuanced highs and lows of romance.”

― Amber Mark

“No, I’m not a nerd. The only thing I nerd out about is psychology magazines.”

― Amber Nash

“Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man’s head.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“Fidelity – a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“A lot can be debated about criminal justice and its delivery system.”

― Amit Shah

“I do what I want. Everybody does what he likes. What is so unique about it?”

― Amit Shah

“I’m not an environmentalist. I’m a cultural repairman. It’s all about efficient and restorative use of resources to make the world secure, prosperous and life-sustaining.”

― Amory Lovins

“The best thing about my marriage are my two kids.”

― Amrita Singh

“I’m really good at gymnastics, and that’s about it.”

― Amy Adams

“I can’t stomach most of the movies about women.”

― Amy Heckerling

“I am very conscious about picking my roles and make sure that they are different.”

― Amy Jackson

“I’m so comfortable on my snowboard that I don’t have to think about it very much; it’s somewhat second nature.”

― Amy Purdy

“I made an album I’m very proud of, and that’s about it.”

― Amy Winehouse

“All the songs I write are about human dynamics, whether it’s with girlfriends, boyfriends, or family.”

― Amy Winehouse

“Americans are shy about the body.”

― Ana Beatriz Barros

“When I was twelve, I heard about the National Theater School, and I told my parents, ‘That’s what I want to do.’ And that was it.”

― Ana de Armas

“I’ve spent many hours on national TV talking about politics and current affairs, including sexual harassment and the #MeToo Movement.”

― Ana Navarro

“I wanted to be a journalist. I used to write articles at university about politics.”

― Ana Patricia Botin

“I’m an optimist about NAFTA merely being updated.”

― Anand Mahindra

“Mahindra’s brand strategy is about niches across areas of mobility.”

― Anand Mahindra

“A pompadour is actually pretty easy for me; it takes me about five minutes.”

― Andra Day

“’Almost’ is about uncertainty soon to be dismissed but not quite dispelled. ‘Almost’ is about revelation to come but not entirely promised.”

― Andre Aciman

“What is important about graphene is the new physics it has delivered.”

― Andre Geim

“Chasing greatness – it’s what I’m about.”

― Andre Ward

“Films are all about decisions, and that’s what I love.”

― Andrea Arnold

“I deliberately never read about films before I see them.”

― Andrea Arnold

“I’m passionate about parliament democracy.”

― Andrea Leadsom

“Oh yeah, I’m about to host the Genies, which are the Canadian Academy Awards.”

― Andrea Martin

“I have to stop and think about everything I do. I’m very calculated in a lot of ways.”

― Andrea Navedo

“We worked with David Thibodeau, who wrote a book about Waco, on which the series is based. He’s one of the nine survivors.”

― Andrea Riseborough

“I thought about being gay, but it didn’t fit.”

― Andreja Pejic

“There’s nothing tantric about my particular view on life.”

― Andrew Cohen

“What you’re getting excited about is not A face, but a feminine face.”

― Andrew Cohen

“People are rightfully upset about Wall Street abuses and excess.”

― Andrew Cuomo

“Success isn’t about things we acquire.”

― Andrew Flintoff

“We are not about creating a Forrest dynasty, we’re about helping others.”

― Andrew Forrest

“I have very strong feelings about what modern fame means, and the toxicity of it.”

― Andrew Garfield

“Whoever my films are about, they’ll hopefully still have my sensibility, whatever that is.”

― Andrew Haigh

“I don’t care about the critics.”

― Andrew Lau

“Gary Oldman is my TV hero. The incredible thing about Gary Oldman is his versatility.”

― Andrew-Lee Potts

“’The Phantom of the Opera’ is about love. It’s as simple as that.”

― Andrew Lloyd Webber

“The thing I like most about football is it’s a meritocracy.”

― Andrew Luck

“Life is not about money.”

― Andrew Mason

“Stories about Diana’s fashions, about possible rows between Charles and Diana, these were meat and drink.”

― Andrew Morton

“It’s probably the journalist in me, but I’m naturally suspicious about consensus and always feel an impulse to confront it.”

― Andrew Neil

“Education is not about thinning the herd. Education is about helping every student succeed.”

― Andrew Ng

“Job displacement is so huge, I’m tempted to not talk about anything other than that.”

― Andrew Ng

“As a writer I care about America, and care about its carelessness.”

― Andrew O’Hagan

“I haven’t really made up my mind concretely about having kids.”

― Andrew Rannells

“Ultimately, presidential campaigns are – or at least should be – about the candidates, not their spouses or surrogates.”

― Andrew Rosenthal

“I never argue with people about movies.”

― Andrew Sarris

“The Liberal carbon tax is just about raising revenue for government.”

― Andrew Scheer

“I don’t read literary blogs. I used to read them, but it was upsetting when they would talk, in a snarky way, about my friends.”

― Andrew Sean Greer

“I would write these novels about bullies in school: ‘The Bullies: a Novel.’”

― Andrew Sean Greer

“There are too many things to count that I like about London.”

― Andrew Wyatt

“The vast majority of companies don’t go public and mint dozens of millionaires. And most companies don’t go around doling out stock options; private companies tend to be very tight about ownership.”

― Andrew Yang

“For us, all we care about is maintaining what we do as a band.”

― Andy Biersack

“I don’t do anything unless I think about it six months in advance.”

― Andy Biersack

“I just don’t really think about death.”

― Andy Biersack

“Seriously, until I was 16 or 17, I didn’t care about anything other than ESPN.”

― Andy Grammer

“Pickups, S.U.V.’s, vans and the like represent about 80 million vehicles, with mileage of perhaps 13 to 16 miles per gallon. Converting those should be our first priority.”

― Andy Grove

“I started working at Apple about 18 months after I bought my Apple II.”

― Andy Hertzfeld

“I tend not to argue about things that I don’t believe in.”

― Andy Murray

“Anyway, I collapsed in France in the middle of a tour. I hadn’t been eating properly, I was getting very phobic about audiences, and I collapsed in pure fright.”

― Andy Partridge

“What’s great about the iPad and iPhone is that they are easy-on, easy-off.”

― Aneel Bhusri

“I have a lot of repression. So repression is what I make movies about.”

― Ang Lee

“I don’t care about writing really.”

― Ang Lee

“I don’t have regrets about leaving Real Madrid.”

― Angel Di Maria

“Messi is the best in the world – there is no question about that.”

― Angel Di Maria

“There’s seven billion people on the planet. It’s not about you.”

― Angela Ahrendts

“People love to talk about themselves.”

― Angela Ahrendts

“I don’t think about going back to the theater.”

― Angela Lansbury

“We Germans have a special responsibility to be alert, sensitive, and aware of what we did during the Nazi era and about lasting damage caused in other countries. I’ve got tremendous sympathy for that.”

― Angela Merkel

“What I found out about stage is that there is such a camaraderie between the actors.”

― Angela Watson

“The beauty about my career is that none of it was really calculated.”

― Angie Martinez

“Tupac was real and honest about every question I asked.”

― Angie Martinez

“I’ve written about how mortality is a wonderful indicator of societal progress.”

― Angus Deaton

“When I’m working, I don’t think about other things. I go into a zone.”

― Anirudh Ravichander

“One must not believe any of those mythologies about oneself as an artist.”

― Anish Kapoor

“What is interesting about self-analysis is that it leads nowhere – it is an art form in itself.”

― Anita Brookner

“Since 1985, I have written about contemporary Jewish practice and the Jewish community.”

― Anita Diament

“I have never been a good dancer but am very passionate about it.”

― Anita Hassanandani Reddy

“I’ve had a lot of plastic surgery, and I’m completely honest about it.”

― Anitta

“My first expedition was at about the age of eight.”

― Ann Bancroft

“I don’t care about power. I don’t care about credit.”

― Ann Coulter

“Liberals are stalwart defenders of civil liberties – provided we’re only talking about criminals.”

― Ann Coulter

“If Donald Trump’s candidacy has proven anything, it’s that the media has no idea what Americans care about.”

― Ann Coulter

“My only rule about a joke is that it should be funny.”

― Ann Coulter

“I’ve been banned from just about everything.”

― Ann Coulter

“We’re getting a wall. We’re definitely getting a wall. That’s the one thing we know about a Trump presidency.”

― Ann Coulter

“It has taken centuries to create the freest, fairest, most prosperous societies in the world, and there have been lots of studies about this.”

― Ann Coulter

“The wonderful thing about romance is that there are so many flavors of it!”

― Ann Maxwell

“Families don’t donate brains of their loved ones unless they’re concerned about the person.”

― Ann McKee

“My favorite thing about Nashville is the parks.”

― Ann Patchett

“I’m just such a Luddite, and I want to write books about Luddites.”

― Ann Patchett

“A simplified Christmas isn’t about circumstances as much as it is about focus.”

― Ann Voskamp

“I care a lot about Heart; I was there at the inception of Heart.”

― Ann Wilson

“I’m crazy about ducks and swans and geese, so I don’t eat foie gras. I try to eat organic.”

― Anna Chancellor

“I write plays about big, intense subjects.”

― Anna Deavere Smith

“There’s not a lot of flash about me.”

― Anna Deavere Smith

“I’m not a very good lover. I’m so nervous about my sexuality.”

― Anna Faris

“Life is not just about singing.”

― Anna Netrebko

“Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.”

― Anna Quindlen

“Honestly, I never dreamed of being a writer; it felt too unrealistic to even dream about.”

― Anna Todd

“I didn’t know much about video games.”

― Anna Torv

“There’s no point about whining or complaining or screaming.”

― Anna Wintour

“’Vogue’ is a fashion magazine, and a fashion magazine is about change.”

― Anna Wintour

“When I was a lecturer at UC Berkeley, I wrote a book about monsters.”

― Annalee Newitz

“We don’t often talk about the quarter-life crisis, but it is a real thing.”

― Annaleigh Ashford

“’Alarm’ and ‘Ciao Adios’ are about the same person, yeah.”

― Anne-Marie

“Oh, God. Mate, I’ve written about 800 songs, and that’s no exaggeration!”

― Anne-Marie

“I spend about a year between novels.”

― Anne Tyler

“When Amazon emerged, people had these debates about whether people would put their credit cards online.”

― Anne Wojcicki

“We care a lot more about not having the disease than treating it.”

― Anne Wojcicki

“At the beginning of 1955 only about 60 percent of American homes had TVs.”

― Annette Funicello

“I’m terrible at speaking extemporaneously about my work – I get completely tongue-tied and consumed with fear.”

― Annie Baker

“Write about winter in the summer.”

― Annie Dillard

“Much has been written about the life of the mind.”

― Annie Dillard

“As far as I know, all the presidents know about Area 51. It would almost be impossible for them not to.”

― Annie Jacobsen

“Luckily with ’24,’ for the most part, each moment is so intense, and your objective is all about that moment right then.”

― Annie Wersching

“In the United States, it is all about money: those who have it and those who don’t.”

― Anohni

“I love Marlon Brando and James Dean. That was when it was all about the star and the script. Nowadays, everything has to be action-packed.”

― Ansel Elgort

“I’m not going to go on Twitter and rant about something.”

― Ansel Elgort

“There’s nothing glorious about combat. I’ve been there and done that.”

― Ant Middleton

“I ain’t got nothing. I’ve got this watch, and these shoes, and that’s about it.”

― Anthony Anderson

“The reality about transportation is that it’s future-oriented. If we’re planning for what we have, we’re behind the curve.”

― Anthony Foxx

“I got really excited about the idea of data-driven startup just as I was starting Kaggle.”

― Anthony Goldbloom

“I’m fascinated by the fact that we can’t grasp anything about time.”

― Anthony Hopkins

“I’m excited about bringing robots into the market, about having the most effect in the world.”

― Anthony Levandowski

“I am an optimist about America.”

― Anthony Lewis

“I don’t know if I’m worth 80m euros, but I don’t worry about the sums.”

― Anthony Martial

“AMDA was intense. I realized when I got there that I had to play a little bit of catchup. A lot of these kids knew so much about musical theater.”

― Anthony Ramos

“I’ve had a series of setbacks in my life, which I’ve written about.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“I have a whole phone book of fallibility about myself.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.”

― Anthony Trollope

“LVMH is not just about numbers. It’s about people.”

― Antoine Arnault

“Making a movie to entertain people, that’s just as important as telling people about our stories.”

― Antoine Fuqua

“It’s easier to write about Socrates than about a young woman or a cook.”

― Anton Chekhov

“There’s a lot about records that you cannot feel from a CD.”

― Anton Corbijn

“I’m all about tucking in T-shirts.”

― Antoni Porowski

“Spreading my love and extending my hand is what life’s all about.”

― Antonio Brown

“It’s not about me. It’s about the Steelers.”

― Antonio Brown

“Digital imaging is as much about chemistry as it is about semiconductors.”

― Antonio Perez

“I’m very emotional and possessive about all my films.”

― Anurag Kashyap

“’Bombay Velvet’ is my first film in a trilogy about Bombay, before it became a metropolis.”

― Anurag Kashyap

“When you are very idealistic, but caught in a world which is all about business, it creates anguish.”

― Anurag Kashyap

“As an actor, I can’t be constantly worrying about the commercial returns of my film.”

― Anushka Shetty

“I never have anything to talk about.”

― April Winchell

“For me, drag is all about making people happy and entertaining.”

― Aquaria

“Money talks; there’s no question about it.”

― Ara Parseghian

“One thing about Notre Dame, it’s like a service academy in a lot of ways. There is a closeness.”

― Ara Parseghian

“External pressure I never worried about.”

― Ara Parseghian

“Yeah, I want a job in Barack’s Cabinet. How about a job, Mr. Obama? Please? Please?”

― Aretha Franklin

“It is all about playing a challenging role, and whether a film is a commercial one or not does not really matter.”

― Arfi Lamba

“Filmmaking is so much about catharsis anyway. It’s therapeutic.”

― Ari Aster

“Women care about their friends.”

― Ari Graynor

“TV ads are great for broadcasting, but voter turnout is about narrow-casting. And not all messengers are created equal.”

― Ari Melber

“I never understood what the big deal is about privacy.”

― Ariel Levy

“Hamas is a terror organization with a covenant that speaks about the elimination of the Jewish people and the State of Israel. They are not partners for negotiations.”

― Ariel Sharon

“There is nothing shameful about being efficient.”

― Arpad Busson

“They must therefore not spoil Alexander’s undertaking, especially when they were almost at the close of their toils, and were, moreover, no longer in any difficulty about provisions on their coasting cruise.”

― Arrian

“I am, of course, delighted but there was never any doubt about Sol staying.”

― Arsene Wenger

“We all understand loss. It’s about what you do with that.”

― Art Malik

“Nobody feels any worse than I do about losing.”

― Art Rooney

“We are yet to have a conscience at all about the exploitation of human cultures.”

― Arthur Erickson

“I argue that the Talmud is about the constant struggle to understand.”

― Arthur Hertzberg

“Nobody is in the process of making any changes that we can be specific about.”

― Arthur Hertzberg

“Obviously I am not bothered about men’s fashion – is anyone, apart from Jonathan Ross?”

― Arthur Smith

“The global food supply chain is a multitrillion-dollar industry. That’s the market we’re thinking about disrupting.”

― Arvind Gupta

“When you talk about mandatory minimums, it created a lot of unfairness in our sentencing.”

― Asa Hutchinson

“When we talk about self-confrontations, we are speaking about moral issues rather than social issues.”

― Asghar Farhadi

“The fact is I’m not making a film in order to draw pictures or make images about Iran.”

― Asghar Farhadi

“I was always passionate about acting.”

― Ashish Sharma

“What’s really great about the Archie Comics as a whole is that everybody is relatable.”

― Ashleigh Murray

“No, I don’t tolerate pressure from anyone about anything.”

― Ashley Judd

“The thing about bikers and truckers is they’re just regular folks, and that’s definitely my demographic.”

― Ashley McBryde

“A secret gets bigger and nastier the longer you don’t talk about it.”

― Ashley McBryde

“I’m just concentrating on my football. I’m not thinking about the length of my contract.”

― Ashley Young

“I haven’t always been fashionable, but I’ve always not really cared so much about how I dress.”

― Ashton Moio

“I’m really proud that MTV has joined the conversation about breaking down binaries.”

― Asia Kate Dillon

“The thing people don’t get about Indian films is that the songs are the story.”

― Asif Kapadia

“Let’s be frank. In the South, people are not as enthusiastic about Hindi movies as their own.”

― Asin

“I don’t talk about any of my projects until the production house makes an official announcement.”

― Asin

“I have no illusions about our elected politicians. Pakistani democracy is anything but perfect.”

― Asma Jahangir

“If it’s a good movie, it’s a good movie. I don’t care about the genres.”

― Astro

“Ultimately, a timeless story has to be about the human condition.”

― Astro Teller

“Though I stay in Delhi, I often think about Himachal.”

― Atal Bihari Vajpayee

“It’s not about ‘if’, it’s about ‘when.’”

― Ato Boldon

“The whole film is about people being convinced that they can reduce themselves to their archetypes.”

― Atom Egoyan

“On my debut album, I wrote a lot about women and their roles in society.”

― Aubrie Sellers

“My accent really comes out when I’m speaking in public or when I’m passionate about something.”

― Augustus Sol Invictus

“Assuming the chairmanship of ASEAN isn’t going to do anything about improving the lives of people.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“One wants to be together with one’s family. That’s what families are about.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“Lots of songs aren’t even from my experiences, but they’re about accepting… the dark things about yourself.”

― Aurora

“When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.”

― Ausonius

“I really don’t care about my numbers.”

― Austin Seferian-Jenkins

“People in Sweden are very conscious of what people are saying about you.”

― Avicii

“Glam, for me, is all about a good lip, lots of mascara, and contouring. Contouring is very important.”

― Ayesha Curry

“No one is speaking about the Arab citizens of Israel.”

― Ayman Odeh

“I’ve been making music for a while. And I could read about myself on the Internet for a while.”

― Azealia Banks

“I don’t want to talk about Nicki Minaj anymore.”

― Azealia Banks

“I weirdly do consider myself an optimist about love.”

― Aziz Ansari

“Travel is impossible, but daydreaming about travel is easy.”

― B. J. Novak

“It’s about finding great artists and being part of their careers.”

― Babyface

“I am a Cleveland Brown. I am proud and happy about that.”

― Baker Mayfield

“The future of technology is not really location-based apps; it is about making location completely unimportant.”

― Balaji Srinivasan

“When I made ‘101 Reykjavik,’ people talked about ‘Almodovar on ice.’ When I made ‘The Sea,’ people referenced Bergman.”

― Baltasar Kormakur

“It’s kinda all about image.”

― Bam Margera

“Actually, I’ve always wanted to be a professional skateboarder ever since I was about six.”

― Bam Margera

“My music is the most ‘me’ thing about me. Everything is in my music.”

― Banks

“I’m worried about parents who aren’t parenting.”

― Barbara Bush

“Experimental science is fascinating, but I don’t want to do it. I want other people to do it, and I’ll read about it.”

― Barbara Ehrenreich

“Most of my books have been about the complex ways an individual depends on community.”

― Barbara Kingsolver

“Money talks. It starts rumors about careers and complicity and speaks of the tragedies and triumphs of our social lives.”

― Barbara Kruger

“I go by instinct – I don’t worry about experience.”

― Barbra Streisand

“Literally everything good about this culture comes from mixing.”

― Bari Weiss

“Tel Aviv was established in 1909 by a group of secular Jewish families; Judaism’s origin story is about 2,000 years older.”

― Bari Weiss

“I’m antisocial – there’s no question about it.”

― Barney Frank

“People, me included, have a truly emotional thing about this iPad.”

― Barry Diller

“You’ve got to forget about this civilian. Whenever you drop bombs, you’re going to hit civilians.”

― Barry Goldwater

“We care about margins.”

― Barry Lam

“Writing by committee becomes much less about a vision. It is really about a piece of merchandise.”

― Barry Levinson

“When markets are rallying, cash in the portfolio is a drag on performance, returning about zero.”

― Barry Ritholtz

“The Obama administration has provided almost no public information about the NSA’s compliance record.”

― Barton Gellman

“The causes and severity of NSA infractions vary widely. One in 10 incidents is attributed to a typographical error in which an analyst enters an incorrect query and retrieves data about U.S phone calls or emails.”

― Barton Gellman

“The U.S. government has known since the early 1990s about Soviet-era smallpox weapons, and collected circumstantial evidence of programs elsewhere.”

― Barton Gellman

“Israel does not care about the international public opinion.”

― Bashar al-Assad

“My favorite thing about ‘Superbad’ is it values male friendship.”

― Beanie Feldstein

“I’m not too interested in books about India.”

― Beatrice Wood

“People make snap judgments about me that are frequently misguided.”

― Bebe Neuwirth

“I’m impassioned about injury prevention as an athlete.”

― Becky Sauerbrunn

“Defending is mostly about focus.”

― Becky Sauerbrunn

“When I’m on the field, I don’t want to be worrying about my cleats. I want them to enhance my playing style.”

― Becky Sauerbrunn

“During my ‘difficult teens,’ I read about worlds that were mysterious.”

― Beeban Kidron

“The Olympics shows the community what gymnastics is all about.”

― Bela Karolyi

“Homesharing is about dialogue, not disruption.”

― Belinda Johnson

“I have a bit of a lava lamp fetish. They are kind of hideous, but there is something so therapeutic about them.”

― Bella Heathcote

“I’m in the studio for hours in that tiny little box, and really, the performing part is what I’m most excited about.”

― Bella Thorne

“I don’t give a damn about my record.”

― Ben Askren

“One of my favorite topics to read about my whole life has just been famous athletes, and a lot of those have been combat athletes.”

― Ben Askren

“Growth in U.S. real imports slowed to about 3 percent in 2006, in part reflecting a drop in real terms in imports of crude oil and petroleum products.”

― Ben Bernanke

“Obviously, I haven’t succeeded in defusing the political concerns about the Fed.”

― Ben Bernanke

“They cut about seven minutes from that broadcast, but it was still vital to the story’s momentum.”

― Ben Bradlee

“We were right about the slush fund. But Sloan did not testify about it to the Grand Jury.”

― Ben Bradlee

“What we have to stop and think about is that we have weakened ourselves militarily to such an extent that it affects all of our military policies.”

― Ben Carson

“I care about all the characters I play, and I get quite defensive about them.”

― Ben Chaplin

“A short-story collection is harder to formulate pithy sentences about.”

― Ben Dolnick

“I have to be passionate about everything I do.”

― Ben Elliot

“There are a lot of laws from Europe about employing people which are absolute nonsense.”

― Ben Elliot

“A lot of my work is about developing relationships with corporate partners such as Jaguar and Diageo.”

― Ben Elliot

“My job is all about defending the people that I play.”

― Ben Foster

“The most radical thing about our lives is getting to be in a visibly filled-out queer crowd every night.”

― Ben Hopkins

“It’s not about the individual notes. It’s about the energy.”

― Ben Hopkins

“Shareholder activism works when activists understand something about the characteristics of the business that the board doesn’t.”

― Ben Horowitz

“The first rule of the C.E.O. psychological meltdown is ‘Don’t talk about the psychological meltdown.’”

― Ben Horowitz

“Thing about New York is it is so exciting with so much to do.”

― Ben Howland

“There’s so much crap talked about acting.”

― Ben Kingsley

“I think there’s a lot of mythos about what’s required in acting.”

― Ben Mendelsohn

“There’s something wonderful about that sort of Poirot, Agatha Christie-style investigation: cross-questioning all the witnesses and checking their stories, looking for means, motive, and opportunity.”

― Ben Miller

“I feel most strongly about Jerusalem, because architects ultimately have to address that city.”

― Ben Nicholson

“The best writing is not about the writer, the best writing is absolutely not about the writer, it’s about us, it’s about the reader.”

― Ben Okri

“I did not discover literature of any kind until I was about eleven, or ten.”

― Ben Peek

“I never read articles about my books.”

― Ben Schott

“What you collect says so much about who you are.”

― Ben Silbermann

“I’ve picked up so much about the technical aspects of filmmaking and television.”

― Benedict Samuel

“I’ve talked to so many people, so many institutions, about how China works.”

― Benigno Aquino III

“I realised that we’re all equal – it’s all about helping each other.”

― Benjamin Clementine

“The very phrase ‘foreign affairs’ makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

“The more you are talked about the less powerful you are.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

“Well, what are you going to do about it?”

― Benjamin F. Wade

“I am passionate about ballet.”

― Benjamin Millepied

“Law never is, but is always about to be.”

― Benjamin N. Cardozo

“The world should be very clear about making sure that Iran does not get nuclear weapons, period.”

― Benjamin Netanyahu

“You can’t end negotiations unless you begin them. And you can’t begin them if you continually negotiate about the terms to begin negotiations.”

― Benjamin Netanyahu

“There are certain teams in the NFL that have a certain aura about them, and there’s a certain respect level about them.”

― Benjamin Watson

“There’s all kinds of crazy right-wing conspiracies about me.”

― Benjamin Wittes

“I’m positively enthusiastic about American surveillance policies.”

― Benjamin Wittes

“Anyone who’s followed our band through the years has heard about the teenage angst.”

― Benji Madden

“Tom would bring in songs, Mike would engineer, and we recorded about 30 songs.”

― Benmont Tench

“I’ve never really read any books about Washington, neither the politics nor the city.”

― Bennie Thompson

“There’s this idea supposedly that we preachers are supposed to walk about with sandals and ride bicycles. That’s nonsense.”

― Benny Hinn

“Americans love to read about violence.”

― Bernadine Dohrn

“I’m more concerned about Marc Jacobs than the U.S. president.”

― Bernard Arnault

“When I understood the rudiments of what nanotech was all about, I knew I wanted to participate.”

― Bernard Marcus

“I am crazy about football.”

― Bernardo Silva

“CEOs of large corporations earn 400 times what their workers make. That is not what America is supposed to be about.”

― Bernie Sanders

“Alfred Nobel believed that social changes are brought about slowly, and sometimes by indirect means.”

― Bertha von Suttner

“Actors should avoid talking about their personal lives.”

― Bertie Carvel

“No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.”

― Bertrand Russell

“I really don’t like talking about diets.”

― Bess Myerson

“I don’t want to lie to my subscribers, so I’m really honest about my reviews and stuff.”

― Bethany Mota

“I’m all about building a relationship with viewers and getting to know them.”

― Bethany Mota

“All makeovers should be about enhancing who you are.”

― Bethany Mota

“There is no excuse for making disrespectful and demeaning comments about women.”

― Beto O’Rourke

“There is an excitement about having nightmares.”

― Betsey Johnson

“As much as I was encouraged by the number of female-centric shows being bandied about, it feels like we’re being treated like a trend or a quota to be filled.”

― Betsy Beers

“Theater, especially musical theater, is a collaborative endeavor. The success of the venture is about the team.”

― Betty Buckley

“I always felt free when I ran. I suppose that’s what was good about it.”

― Betty Cuthbert

“Being an actor, I’ve thought about being in the male gaze.”

― Betty Gilpin

“I haven’t been very enthusiastic about the commercialization of children’s literature. Kids should borrow books from the library and not necessarily be buying them.”

― Beverly Cleary

“I just wrote about childhood as I had known it.”

― Beverly Cleary

“T20 cricket is all about using variations, and timing has to be perfect.”

― Bhuvneshwar Kumar

“As bowlers, we don’t worry about the wickets, whether they are flat or not.”

― Bhuvneshwar Kumar

“It’s all about portion control.”

― Bianca Balti

“Today, we talk a lot about terrorism, but we rarely talk about state terrorism.”

― Bianca Jagger

“I’m just a cool type of guy who’s all about positives.”

― Big Boi

“Being an M.C. is all about just going for the throat.”

― Big Boi

“Kevin Nash had a swagger about him. A lot of those things that I watch kind of rub off on me.”

― Big Cass

“Twenty-fourteen is all about growth musically and new agendas.”

― Big K.R.I.T.

“Any artist always has misgivings about calling himself an artist.”

― Bill Budge

“I’ve battled with that type of stuff, but what I’ve found is that by doing stand-up, I’ve actually learned about depression and how to combat it. I don’t have clinical, but I’ve definitely had my bouts with it.”

― Bill Burr

“Politics is about the art of the possible.”

― Bill Cassidy

“Legacy? I’m a worker in the factory; all we care about is today! A legacy… what a bunch of baloney.”

― Bill Cunningham

“Our future is about investing in our own people.”

― Bill de Blasio

“State courts usually rule that correspondence between government officials, about government business, are public records, whether they use their government e-mail accounts or private ones.”

― Bill Dedman

“Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness.”

― Bill Gates

“Nobody spends any money on smallpox unless they worry about a bio-terrorist recreating it.”

― Bill Gates

“The part of uranium that’s fissile – when you hit it with a neutron, it splits in two – is about 0.7%. The reactors we have today are burning that 0.7%.”

― Bill Gates

“The bulk of the universities are about teaching kids.”

― Bill Gates

“K to 12 is partly about babysitting the kids so the parents can do other things.”

― Bill Gates

“You know those adages about smelling the roses and chasing butterflies? The markets are my butterflies and my roses.”

― Bill Gross

“We have to be about finding long-term solutions to our biggest challenges.”

― Bill Haslam

“I was surprised about vi going in, though, I didn’t know it was in System V.”

― Bill Joy

“Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, has on several occasions talked about transparency as an absolute principle. I don’t personally believe that.”

― Bill Keller

“Liberation movements – prizing ends over means – are not always particular about their friends or scrupulous about their transactions.”

― Bill Keller

“There is something decidedly faux about the camaraderie of Facebook, something illusory about the connectedness of Twitter.”

― Bill Keller

“The Finals are about a test of wills.”

― Bill Laimbeer

“When we think about global warming at all, the arguments tend to be ideological, theological and economic.”

― Bill McKibben

“We see more and more of our Presidents and know less and less about what they do.”

― Bill Moyers

“One of the things that is assumed about actors is that they are extrovert, which is almost never the case, in my experience.”

― Bill Nighy

“Don’t worry about it. It’s just a bunch of guys with an odd-shaped ball.”

― Bill Parcells

“It’s very liberating to be naked in front of a hundred people, but there’s nothing sexual about lovemaking on a movie set.”

― Bill Paxton

“There’s something I love about how stark the contrast is between January and June in Sweden.”

― Bill Skarsgard

“It’s not denial. I’m just selective about the reality I accept.”

― Bill Watterson

“The general public thinks all little people are in circuses or sideshows. We have doctors, nurses, just about every field covered.”

― Billy Barty

“Hobbits are a lot like Scots. It’s all about nature and enjoying their land, which is a very Scottish thing.”

― Billy Boyd

“I love everything about Kansas City.”

― Billy Butler

“The poets who have written the best poems about war seem to be the poets whose countries have experienced an invasion or vicious dictatorships.”

― Billy Collins

“Injuries are nothing to be ashamed about.”

― Billy Corgan

“There is something mighty suspicious about declaring an emergency for something that has yet to show itself to be a grand pandemic.”

― Billy Corgan

“If I worried about appearances, I wouldn’t be at Cubs games.”

― Billy Corgan

“I’m on all the apps: Tinder, Grindr, Bumble, Scruff. I have no shame about that.”

― Billy Eichner

“Sincere Christians can disagree about the details of Scripture and theology – absolutely.”

― Billy Graham

“The biggest misconception people have about me is that I’m stupid.”

― Billy Idol

“There’s a deep-seated paranoia that Americans have about not being Americans or something.”

― Billy Joel

“I’ve always been passionate about fashion.”

― Billy Porter

“Acting is something I’m extremely passionate about.”

― Bindi Irwin

“I’m always concerned about growing as an artist.”

― Bishop Briggs

“Doing startups is all about making mistakes.”

― Biz Stone

“As a singer-songwriter, what I do is write about how the human feels.”

― Bjork

“It’s about going to where your voters are.”

― Blake Farenthold

“There have been so many things written about me that are untrue and horrifying.”

― Blake Lively

“On average, I order about three meals for myself in one sitting.”

― Blake Lively

“I’ve always had a fascination about mixing music.”

― Blake Michael

“I totally remove myself from any costumes, wardrobe, any choreography. I could care less about that stuff.”

― Blake Shelton

“I don’t give a crap about clowns.”

― Blake Shelton

“Martial arts is not about fighting; it’s about building character.”

― Bo Bennett

“Communication is about being effective, not always about being proper.”

― Bo Bennett

“I don’t really care about capitalizing on momentum.”

― Bo Burnham

“I’m left-brained, so I’m all about a mathematical approach to language. I’ve always been interested in that.”

― Bo Burnham

“It’s all about surprising people, and you’re not surprising people if you’re making them laugh every five seconds.”

― Bo Burnham

“The Democrats are obsessing about raising tax rates, while the GOP talks about closing loopholes.”

― Bob Beauprez

“Many good journalists have attempted to confront Trump about his many lies and failures, and have failed.”

― Bob Beckel

“I was embarrassed when I went and told my parents that I was thinking about running for public office.”

― Bob Corker

“There were riots in just about every game we played with Syracuse.”

― Bob Cousy

“The radio was my pal. I was just crazy about it.”

― Bob Edwards

“I wake about 1 a.m. I’m in the office by 2 a.m. We’re on the air at 5.”

― Bob Edwards

“I created Batman about 10 years before Ian Fleming created James Bond.”

― Bob Kane

“We’re about winning and accountability.”

― Bob McNair

“This stammer got me a home in Beverly Hills, and I’m not about to screw with it now.”

― Bob Newhart

“I’m not a tour rat. I’m not crazy about it.”

― Bob Seger

“What’s unfortunate about buying a pitcher for $12 million is that he carries no warranty.”

― Bob Verdi

“So much of what I do is about inspiring and empowering women.”

― Bobbi Brown

“Since ‘Huckleberry Finn,’ or thereabouts, it seemed that all American literature was about the alienated hero.”

― Bobbie Ann Mason

“I never, ever talk about writing to anyone at all.”

― Bobbie Ann Mason

“I moved to New York in 2003 with about $100 bucks in my pocket and a suitcase.”

― Bobby Berk

“You’re either sexy or you’re not. I’m very self-conscious about my physiognomy.”

― Bobby Darin

“I know all about cheating. I’ve had six very successful marriages.”

― Bobby Heenan

“WWE is not just about fighting; we’re about the community.”

― Bobby Lashley

“Iraq is not about oil.”

― Bobby Ray Inman

“I couldn’t care less about clothes or cars.”

― Bobby Riggs

“That’s the beautiful thing about the WWE Universe: everybody has an opinion, and everybody can cheer and boo.”

― Bobby Roode

“There is nothing Federal about local volunteer fire departments.”

― Bobby Scott

“My movies are always about the kooks and the outsiders.”

― Bobcat Goldthwait

“Sometimes it’s all about the win, sometimes it’s about the skiing.”

― Bode Miller

“The great thing about the arts, and especially popular music, is that it really does cut across genres and races and classes.”

― Bonnie Raitt

“As a kid, I really wasn’t thinkin’ about no golf.”

― Boo Weekley

“There’s always something to talk about.”

― Boomer Esiason

“My father is from North Carolina, and he got rid of his drawl really fast. He’s very much about speaking correctly, enunciating in certain ways.”

― Boots Riley

“When I wrote ‘Dopamine,’ I was so enamored by Los Angeles and finally making music I was really excited about.”

― Borns

“I used to say I never talk about my successor, neither about my predecessor.”

― Boutros Boutros-Ghali

“I’ve got so much to be happy about.”

― Boy George

“I saw an amazing film when I was 16 called ‘Slam’. It’s about a spoken-word poet. Saul Williams is in it.”

― Boyd Holbrook

“Half the lies our opponents tell about us are untrue.”

― Boyle Roche

“I want to be something that is worthy to be bragged about.”

― Bozoma Saint John

“My whole philosophy is about playing dress-up.”

― Brad Goreski

“Any dialogue about fashion is a good dialogue.”

― Brad Goreski

“I learned no detail was too small. It was all about the details.”

― Brad Grey

“I don’t talk about the people I vote for.”

― Brad Paisley

“Usually, the great thing about cycling is that anybody can watch it; it’s very accessible.”

― Bradley Wiggins

“Bands that say they don’t care about how their records sell are liars.”

― Brandon Flowers

“Nothing surprises me about Berry Gordy.”

― Brandon Victor Dixon

“I don’t write about anything I haven’t been through.”

― Brantley Gilbert

“I sing about the things that I don’t have conversations about.”

― Brantley Gilbert

“For awhile, I got stupid about only wanting a leading-man role, but I have no illusions. I know I’m not Brad Pitt.”

― Breckin Meyer

“Forget acting. It’s all about rock ‘n’ roll.”

― Brendan Fraser

“That’s what we’re all about: delivering a really comfortable VR experience that everybody can enjoy and afford.”

― Brendan Iribe

“I don’t carry cash often. I’m all about the plastic.”

― Brendan Robinson

“I was so enthralled watching ‘Guys and Dolls’ and learning about the Rat Pack.”

― Brendon Urie

“I love being the center of attention. I’m shameless about it.”

― Brendon Urie

“You are watching what greatness is all about.”

― Brent Musburger

“Having spent so much time in a fictional world, I prefer to read about the real world.”

― Brent Spiner

“Vince Russo knows about as much about wrestling as Eric Bischoff does.”

― Bret Hart

“I broke my uncle’s toy as a kid and never told him about it.”

― Brett Eldredge

“I was not involved and am not involved in the questions about the rules governing detention of combatants.”

― Brett Kavanaugh

“I look for stuff that I’m passionate about.”

― Brett Ratner

“I’ve been really picky about the sort of characters that I want to represent.”

― Bria Vinaite

“It’s not 100 per cent clear to me what’s working about Snapchat.”

― Brian Acton

“Oh, there’s tons of resentment. That’s normal. I can’t control that, and I don’t worry about it.”

― Brian Austin Green

“I’ve decided to pick my moment to retire very carefully – in about 200 years time.”

― Brian Clough

“Even though I’m known as a pop musician, I have a seriousness about what I do.”

― Brian Eno

“I suppose I am reluctant about being any sort of ‘star’ and I didn’t particularly want to be portrayed as one.”

― Brian Eno

“I must’ve been about 7 or 8 when I realized I wanted to perform in some way.”

― Brian Fallon

“The Western musical canon came about not merely by accumulation, but by opposition and subversion, both to the ruling powers on whom composers depended for their livelihoods and to other musics.”

― Brian Ferneyhough

“I’m not really deep enough to have enough to think about for fifteen minutes.”

― Brian Kilmeade

“What I care about is maximum information.”

― Brian Kilmeade

“The thing that was great about San Jose State was, I got connected with some very good professors.”

― Brian Krzanich

“I daydream about Backstreet Boys accepting a Grammy one day.”

― Brian Littrell

“There’s nothing I’m embarrassed about.”

― Brian May

“I don’t believe in an ‘all-about-me’ culture. It’s about the group.”

― Brian McDermott

“I do not wear my emotions on my sleeve; I write about them.”

― Brian McKnight

“Turns out, there’s not a lot of information about pickles on the Internet.”

― Brian Posehn

“You don’t hear Metallica complaining about Pearl Jam.”

― Brian Posehn

“The thing about me is that I’m a total music freak.”

― Brian Reitzell

“The thing about a violent kid is that he can’t play imaginatively.”

― Brian Sutton-Smith

“I’m really passionate about music.”

― Bridgit Mendler

“The terrible thing about sunlight is it shows the dirt.”

― Brigid Berlin

“I am 30, but there are things about me that are still 15.”

― Brigitte Bardot

“I could talk about Blade Runner forever.”

― Brion James

“I collect rings from every country that I compete in, and I swap them around and wear different ones occasionally. I have about 10.”

― Bronte Campbell

“I’m supportive of anyone, male or female, feeling good about themselves.”

― Brooke Elliott

“I’m anxious about losing anonymity.”

― Brooke Smith

“I don’t care what anyone thinks about me.”

― Brooks Koepka

“I’m about the size of a cornerback, maybe a free safety.”

― Brooks Koepka

“That’s what I liked about hitch-hiking. If a crowd wasn’t big enough, I kept walkin.’”

― Brownie McGhee

“I’d really been interested in opera when I was about 16, and I really like staging them.”

― Bruce Beresford

“I learned about Chinese ceramics and African sculptures, I aired my scanty knowledge of the French Impressionists, and I prospered.”

― Bruce Chatwin

“Americans know more about religion than almost any other topic.”

― Bruce Feiler

“I was in my late 20s, in the process of shaping my musical outlook and what I wanted it to be about, when I first encountered Woody Guthrie.”

― Bruce Springsteen

“In America everything’s about who’s number one today.”

― Bruce Springsteen

“One of the points about distractions is that everything that they do is destabilizing.”

― Bruce Sterling

“I’ve written about 15 screenplays and they all sold – they were all sold on pitches.”

― Bruce Vilanch

“His very chains helped to deceive him about the harshness of his service.”

― Bruno Bauer

“I like to read about subjects unrelated to my work, especially history.”

― Bruno Tonioli

“So much of Judaism is about suffering, survival, and pathos.”

― Bryan Fogel

“Upfronts are all about ad sales.”

― Bryan Fuller

“The only thing that’s authentic about what a writer writes is his work.”

― Bryce Courtenay

“I’m not a strong cook. I can do the crockpot; that’s about it.”

― Bryce Dallas Howard

“We are going to inherit the earth; there is not the slightest doubt about that.”

― Buenaventura Durruti

“The good thing about feature films is that the budgets tend to scale.”

― Burnie Burns

“When we started the Allman Brothers, it was all about the music.”

― Butch Trucks

“My first inclination is to be a bit skeptical about the claims that human-produced carbon dioxide is the direct contributor to global warming.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“The much-hyped Ares 1-X was much ado about nothing.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“A mind concerned about danger is a clouded mind. It’s paralyzing.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“Trade isn’t about goods. Trade is about information. Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them.”

― C. J. Cherryh

“Deal with the Devil if the Devil has a constituency – and don’t complain about the heat.”

― C. J. Cherryh

“I had an indie pop phase, I had just about every phase you could think of.”

― Caitlin Rose

“I still have nightmares about taking tests.”

― Caitlyn Jenner

“It’s about working when nobody’s watching.”

― Caitlyn Jenner

“When we think about the past, we think, ‘It must have been so boring.’ It’s actually not.”

― Caitriona Balfe

“You’ll probably find most models are incredibly insecure about their bodies.”

― Caitriona Balfe

“What I’m not about is exploiting women.”

― Callie Khouri

“Movie studios are owned by giant corporations. They care about money; they don’t care about movies.”

― Callie Khouri

“Anyone who is secure about herself shouldn’t be threatened by the ads I do.”

― Calvin Klein

“I don’t think about my fame very much.”

― Calvin Klein

“If it’s inappropriate to write about, if there’s nothing funny about it, then it’s not funny.”

― Calvin Trillin

“There is so much life underneath the water that we don’t know about.”

― Cameron Bright

“Leftism should be about the people. That’s how it began.”

― Camille Paglia

“Experience is a legitimate issue when John McCain raises it about Obama, and it’s also legitimate for us to raise it about Palin.”

― Campbell Brown

“Dining rooms are really all about the table and the chairs.”

― Candice Olson

“Great French design is often about unexpected touches.”

― Candice Olson

“I’m crazy about jewelry; swimwear and jewelry.”

― Candice Swanepoel

“I’ve always been passionate about directing.”

― Candide Thovex

“Like every girl, we don’t talk about our surgeries.”

― Candis Cayne

“I just love what I do. I’m not worried about any burnout.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“I don’t know a lot about politics.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“I’m not worried at all about going to 160 lb.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“In terms of my career, I am glad about the steps and moves that I have made.”

― Caprice Bourret

“I don’t know anything about music.”

― Captain Beefheart

“As a kid, I got teased about my unibrow. Now I love my brows.”

― Cara Delevingne

“I’m about this shmoney.”

― Cardi B

“Fashion is not about clothes, it is about a look.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“For me, fashion is not about reality.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“Fashion’s about extravagance, and everyone needs a bit of that.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“I’m a cynic about corporate democracy and boards.”

― Carl Icahn

“Life is about timing.”

― Carl Lewis

“Comedians are really writers who don’t have pens and pencils about them, but they riff.”

― Carl Reiner

“I’m really about my family and really proud of being a Carter.”

― Carlene Carter

“My songs are about who I am.”

― Carlene Carter

“A lot of people are angry about the democratic abuses that have been committed by the Spanish government.”

― Carles Puigdemont

“I care deeply about the direction of our country.”

― Carlos Beruff

“Trust is a big deal in life, and I’m very old-school about that stuff.”

― Carlos Beruff

“I cut to the point. I don’t mealy-mouth around about it.”

― Carlos Beruff

“Synergies are not only about cost reduction. Synergies can be access to markets, exchange of products, avoiding overlaps, exchange of best practices.”

― Carlos Ghosn

“Regulations about environments are going to get tougher and tougher.”

― Carlos Ghosn

“The most interesting information I can have about a competitor is the cost.”

― Carlos Ghosn

“I am not preoccupied about my future.”

― Carlos Tevez

“Californians are worried about whether they will have a job along with ballooning federal spending and deficits.”

― Carly Fiorina

“Hillary Clinton lies about Benghazi, she lied about emails, she is still defending Planned Parenthood, and she is still her party’s frontrunner.”

― Carly Fiorina

“For nighttime or for an event, I’m all about the nice heel. Something that’s still walkable but definitely very elegant.”

― Carly Rae Jepsen

“When I was in NXT, I never wrestled on a TakeOver. I didn’t have too many high-profile matches: I probably wrestled about 10 matches in total on NXT TV, including the one championship match against Bayley, which was so much fun and my favorite match in NXT.”

― Carmella

“Write a million words before thinking about getting published.”

― Carol Berg

“Everything about women is in perpetual crisis.”

― Carol Gilligan

“The good thing about a dealer’s derivatives portfolio is that it is marked to market.”

― Carol Loomis

“I’m concerned about the unknowability of other people.”

― Carol Shields

“But I do have an idea in my head before I go in about what I’m going to do.”

― Caroline Corr

“I’m not very good at talking about my emotions.”

― Caroline Flack

“Americans are squeamish about anything that seems to punish people for their religious beliefs.”

― Caroline Fraser

“Taking care of myself used to be at the bottom of my list, but I’m all about wellness.”

― Caroline Ghosn

“There’s this huge taboo around talking about money that we have as a society.”

― Caroline Ghosn

“An interview is about mutual selection.”

― Caroline Ghosn

“Solitude is a breeding ground for idiosyncrasy, and I relish that about it, the way it liberates whim.”

― Caroline Knapp

“For me, it’s about the tennis and the trophies. I’m not motivated by money.”

― Caroline Wozniacki

“Fashion says a lot about a person.”

― Caroline Wozniacki

“I am uneasy about having scientific exploration depend on profit-making companies.”

― Carolyn Porco

“When you become a parent, it’s not all about you anymore.”

― Carre Otis

“When I consider the deeper meaning of yoga, I realize it’s about a lot more than simply performing a variety of postures on a mat.”

― Carre Otis

“I’ve never been supercritical about my body.”

― Carrie Ann Inaba

“There’s something that feels very timeless about fandom.”

― Carrie Brownstein

“Of course, ‘Portlandia’ is all about ways that people curate their physical space and their life.”

― Carrie Brownstein

“There’s something about mean-spiritedness that has a way of distancing an audience.”

― Carrie Brownstein

“Writing isn’t necessarily about what one knows but what one wants to know.”

― Carrie Brownstein

“There’s something about Australia that feels prehistoric.”

― Carrie Coon

“I’m very sane about how crazy I am.”

― Carrie Fisher

“I’ve got cattle on 4,000 acres about 100 miles east of Dallas, but I’ve also got another 65-acre ranch where I raise American miniature horses.”

― Carroll Shelby

“All I care about is winning.”

― Carson Wentz

“We have a culture at NDSU that’s about the team first.”

― Carson Wentz

“I used to sit in school and dream about getting into films.”

― Cary Elwes

“I’m still learning, and that’s what life is about.”

― Cary Elwes

“I don’t really care that much about being a matinee idol.”

― Casey Affleck

“I’m tired of answering questions about myself.”

― Casey Affleck

“I don’t know much about ‘Katy Keene,’ but it sounds unbelievable.”

― Casey Cott

“But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message.”

― Casey Kasem

“I must have done about 25,000 promos.”

― Casey Kasem

“As a viewer, I care about people, I care about characters, I care about perspective.”

― Casey Neistat

“Never make predictions, especially about the future.”

― Casey Stengel

“In Tarzan I only had to worry about the bees.”

― Casper Van Dien

“I love when people cover songs that are familiar but have been kind of forgotten about.”

― Cassadee Pope

“There are so many stories about boys becoming heroes, learning their powers and becoming incredibly heroic. There have to be those stories for girls, too.”

― Cassandra Clare

“There is a societal cost of increased pollution, and that’s what I’m passionate about as a mother.”

― Cate Blanchett

“The best swimmers are the ones that almost don’t try the most… It’s just about relaxing and enjoying it.”

― Cate Campbell

“I started acting when I was about 18. I was a model for a couple of years before that.”

― Catherine Bell

“I’m drawn to playing characters who are terribly flawed and have no idea about it.”

― Catherine O’Hara

“As authors, we all have to learn not to be reactive to public statements about our books. It’s really not our business what each reader thinks of them.”

― Catherine Ryan Hyde

“Good TV is not just TV about good behavior.”

― Cathleen Schine

“I grew up reading books about heroic collies.”

― Cathleen Schine

“Let’s establish that no one in Washington actually cares about balancing the budget.”

― Cenk Uygur

“I had to keep from laughing when a male relative of mine became concerned about how often I danced.”

― Cesar Romero

“Personally I’m obsessive-compulsive about the placement and cleanliness of my things.”

― Chace Crawford

“In fact, there’s a lot to legitimately hate about pro sports and the way they are conducted.”

― Chad Harbach

“There’s something very satisfying about creating a tactile product.”

― Chad Hurley

“When I’m around someone for about five minutes, I can usually mimic their voice.”

― Chad Michael Murray

“Being a tech company has to be about a pattern of repetitive innovation.”

― Chamath Palihapitiya

“I know for a fact that we’re not pushed or promoted to speak about God with fervor.”

― Chance The Rapper

“I was in a theater company in Houston, Theatre Under the Stars, and I was involved in about 10 of their productions.”

― Chandra Wilson

“I’m really excited about ‘Love & Hip Hop.’”

― Chanel West Coast

“Most people don’t think about race as much as I do. They don’t have to.”

― Chang-Rae Lee

“We’re very clear on ‘black-ish’ about how many opinions are voiced by Dre Johnson.”

― Channing Dungey

“What I love about ‘American Idol’ is that it’s broad.”

― Channing Dungey

“Right about when I turned 13, I realized that women could be jockeys, from my travels to the racetrack with my dad.”

― Chantal Sutherland

“When I was first starting out, and I was less established, I was really concerned about being typecast.”

― Charisma Carpenter

“If there’s no relationship with a father who’s absent, nobody talks about it.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“There are serious worries about unconventional gas and oil, especially those concerning the environment.”

― Charles C. Mann

“The first 20 stories written about a public figure set the tone for the next 2,000 and it is almost impossible to reverse it.”

― Charles Colson

“You have to attempt to be objective about yourself.”

― Charles Dance

“Music is about communication, and the chemistry between an audience and the orchestra is absolutely essential; the performance does not exist in a bubble.”

― Charles Hazlewood

“The standard formulation on remedy is that it ought to cure past violations and prevent their recurrence. That’s what antitrust is all about.”

― Charles James

“Fair votes – fundamentally – are about the rights and the interests of the people.”

― Charles Kennedy

“Decentralisation is controversial – but that’s fine. We should be fearless about having a debate.”

― Charles Kennedy

“Ron Paul is not going to be president, so we don’t have to worry about who’s going to be in his cabinet.”

― Charles Krauthammer

“I wasn’t a very discriminating reader. I read just about everything that came along.”

― Charles Kuralt

“Isn’t it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most?”

― Charles Lindbergh

“Some politicians were probably too lax about the rise of an extremist, fundamentalist, radical ideology.”

― Charles Michel

“There is an intimacy about the Opry Theater that gives an entertainer a special charge.”

― Charley Pride

“I’ve actually done a cover of ‘Train in Vain’ by The Clash with Viv Albertine – which was originally written about her.”

― Charli XCX

“I never, ever worry about anybody recognizing me.”

― Charlie Bewley

“I’ve got a phobia about throwing up.”

― Charlie Brooker

“I’m scared about everything. I’m an anxious worrier. I worry about the downside of everything.”

― Charlie Brooker

“I do throw out a lot of ideas, and I forget completely about them.”

― Charlie Kaufman

“I know bugger all about golf.”

― Charlotte Church

“The sport is about finding the horses. But to find another Valegro is impossible.”

― Charlotte Dujardin

“When I used to say I did dressage, I got blank looks. No one had a clue what I was on about.”

― Charlotte Dujardin

“Nobody loses gracefully and easily, but there is a way to go about it.”

― Chauncey Billups

“Often we don’t even know what we think ourselves about people in our lives.”

― Chelsea Cain

“I do think about marriage, but it’s not the end-all goal.”

― Chelsea Handler

“Very few editors worry about heresy – their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness.”

― Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

“’Southland’ was really where I learned so much about drama.”

― Cheo Hodari Coker

“My private joke about ‘Luke Cage’ is that it’s a bulletproof version of ‘Lemonade,’ and that, essentially, it’s a concept album that has a video component.”

― Cheo Hodari Coker

“Americans are really harsh about British people’s teeth.”

― Cher Lloyd

“I’m not one of those people who holds a grudge about anything.”

― Cheryl Cole

“For me, the bulimia was about stuffing my emotions. So I stopped suppressing my feelings.”

― Cheryl James

“The main problem was a pacing problem. I had wanted the project to be about 20-30 issues, and I should have written it out as a full script beforehand.”

― Chester Brown

“I learned a lot about handling fans from established stars.”

― Chevy Chase

“Anybody that worries about somebody suing them, that means that they’re so crooked that they sue people, and they think people are gonna sue them.”

― Chi Chi Rodriguez

“Art is a subject that is inundated with opinions. In fact, that’s all it is about is opinions.”

― Chick Corea

“My people were divided about surrendering.”

― Chief Joseph

“I’ve got a fastball, change-up, forkball, curve, slider, knuckle-slider, knuckle-curve, I had about seven pitches I could have used at any time.”

― Chili Davis

“The only times I’m consistent about praying are when I’m on an airplane or when an ambulance goes by.”

― China Chow

“It is difficult to have the guts to speak up about any kind of sexual assault.”

― Chinmayi

“I don’t care about age very much.”

― Chinua Achebe

“It’s communication – that’s what theatre is all about.”

― Chita Rivera

“’Chicago’ is all about precision.”

― Chita Rivera

“If I have a bunch of computer lingo that I have no idea what I’m speaking about, I really need to know what I’m talking about.”

― Chloe Bennet

“I did about 50 pull-ups and 1,000 crunches a day. Crazy.”

― Chloe Grace Moretz

“Everyone around me is so strict about keeping me grounded.”

― Chloe Grace Moretz

“I started when I was about 11, singing.”

― Chris Brown

“I’m so tired of talking about Warren Buffett.”

― Chris Christie

“Nothing about life is sacred until we make it so.”

― Chris Crutcher

“Passion is everything. In fact, you’ve got to be borderline fanatical about what you do.”

― Chris Gardner

“If you’re passionate about something, you can develop the abilities.”

― Chris Gardner

“The nerdist movement is less about consumers; there is a large contingent that are creative nerdists instead of consumers.”

― Chris Hardwick

“I didn’t know anything about Silicon Valley.”

― Chris Hughes

“I’m not the kind of guy to talk about angels: I’m a very pragmatic kind of guy.”

― Chris Isaak

“It’s all about the special effects.”

― Chris Kirkpatrick

“I have a massive guilt thing about money.”

― Chris Lilley

“I feel really qualified to write about Australia.”

― Chris Lilley

“Then the administration tied it in to the regional dispute between Israel and its enemies, as if that’s about international terrorism. No, it’s not.”

― Chris Matthews

“Children succeed when grown-ups care about them.”

― Chris Meledandri

“I prefer making stuff to talking about how I made the stuff.”

― Chris Milk

“The beautiful thing about poker is that everybody thinks they can play.”

― Chris Moneymaker

“I’m black, and it’s a very important part of what I am. I’m not embarrassed about it.”

― Chris Ofili

“I’m concerned, as I guess all middle-aged people are, about the younger generations’ level of literacy.”

― Chris Pavone

“The mythic journey is always about selflessness.”

― Chris Pine

“What am I going to tweet about? My sneakers?”

― Chris Pine

“Since the early Nineties it’s been very fashionable to say, ‘It’s all about the music.’”

― Chris Robinson

“Pull the good out of it and not worry about the drawbacks.”

― Chris Squire

“I was about 28-29 when I wrote my first story, and that was called ‘The Garden of Abdul Gasazi.’”

― Chris Van Allsburg

“It did occur to me that certainly African-Americans are not underserved in picture books, but those books are almost all about specifically black experiences.”

― Chris Van Allsburg

“I’ve heard stories about authors filled with this kind of Lotto-winner hubris. I’m a Dutch boy from the Midwest. We don’t have hubris.”

― Chris Van Allsburg

“Storytelling is about listening in any media.”

― Chris Vance

“The thing I like most about books is that anybody can afford them. They have an innate valuelessness.”

― Chris Ware

“My mother was always encouraging about my wanting to be an artist.”

― Chris Ware

“I am extremely passionate about what I do, and the happiest I am is when I’m on set working.”

― Chris Zylka

“People are still under the misguided impression that models don’t eat. Not sure about the other girls, but I do!”

― Chrissy Teigen

“Models eat. They’re crazy about moderation, but they eat.”

― Chrissy Teigen

“The interesting thing about a movie is the movie.”

― Christian Bale

“There’s something about my Mexican-American heritage… I’m proud of it.”

― Christian Camargo

“But 17 years ago, I arrived at CNN with a suitcase, with my bicycle, and with about 100 dollars.”

― Christiane Amanpour

“I don’t think about financial success as the measurement of my success.”

― Christie Hefner

“I don’t want to talk about genies in bottles anymore.”

― Christina Aguilera

“Sexiness is about being an individual and having conviction about what that is.”

― Christina Hendricks

“It wasn’t until I was about 17 or 18 years old that I got into music.”

― Christina Milian

“I’m all about ‘molde de arroz con picadillo’.”

― Christina Milian

“There are a lot of theories about Shakespeare.”

― Christina Ricci

“Queer is about intense questioning that can’t be made nice and glossy.”

― Christine and the Queens

“Christine and the Queens is about not being safe.”

― Christine and the Queens

“They wanted to hear about the sex, of course. But not the rest; no one wanted to hear the rest.”

― Christine Keeler

“When I’m not working, my time is really about my children.”

― Christine Lahti

“I write about unrequited love in a very optimistic way.”

― Christine McVie

“After President Obama’s election, efforts at othering Obama quickly became about smearing his non-partisan allies and ambassadors.”

― Christine Pelosi

“Conservatives and companies condoned Rush Limbaugh’s 2006 attacks on Michael J. Fox for campaigning about stem cell research.”

― Christine Pelosi

“It’s all about impressing people.”

― Christine Taylor

“I can’t stand the club scene. It’s all about impressing people.”

― Christine Taylor

“The thing about ‘Spectre’ is that it is not the work of hack writers. It does not have a hack director. The actors are not hams.”

― Christoph Waltz

“It’s only in the United States that they make a big deal about nudity.”

― Christopher Atkins

“I only ever worked on interiors, and an interior is an interior. I don’t know what they did about exteriors.”

― Christopher Eccleston

“I read kind of serious books about fairly arcane subjects.”

― Christopher Guest

“It’s dangerous talking about comedy; it gets to be very tedious and presumptuous.”

― Christopher Guest

“I guess there’s something that’s appealing to me about people that are aspirational-slash-deluded.”

― Christopher Guest

“Ronald Reagan used to alarm other constituencies by speaking freely about the End Times foreshadowed in the Bible.”

― Christopher Hitchens

“When we talk about mortality, we are talking about our children.”

― Christopher Hitchens

“Movies are not about a person; they’re about a relationship. All of them are about a relationship.”

― Christopher Miller

“Nothing surprises me about the Lords.”

― Christopher Monckton

“I’m not afraid of getting into a subject I don’t know much about.”

― Christopher Moore

“I’ve never read Joseph Campbell, and I don’t know all that much about story archetypes.”

― Christopher Nolan

“The cool part about working for Disney is that they’ve allowed me to be a change agent.”

― Christy Romano

“Fashion is all about references. All these names being thrown around.”

― Christy Turlington

“I cut my teeth as a journalist writing about societies that didn’t have democracy.”

― Chrystia Freeland

“In a Toyota, the cops don’t think about stopping you so much.”

― Chuck Berry

“We all have to be concerned about the world being very dangerous.”

― Chuck Fleischmann

“I’m not really gonna stop. We’ve got so much stuff to do, so many songs we talked about, so many things to record.”

― Chuck Inglish

“I drove the Ford Ranger until probably five years after college, till about 2001, when I was almost 30.”

― Chuck Liddell

“There’s probably about 150 charters in the world. We’re the biggest international club there is.”

― Chuck Zito

“I’ve always been down-to-earth about money.”

― Chynna Phillips

“That’s what it’s all about: learning and taking this journey. It’s wonderful.”

― Cindy Wilson

“For 2NE1, it’s always been all about music.”

― CL

“So much of my job is about finding another job, and that’s really boring.”

― Claire Danes

“Counterterrorism isn’t really about the nunchakus, the guns and gadgets. It’s about psychology.”

― Claire Danes

“Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing, where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that, and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.”

― Claire Danes

“My films are always looked at strangely, and there is nothing I can do about it.”

― Claire Denis

“’White Material’ is about courage and craziness.”

― Claire Denis

“I was truly ignorant about art before the film.”

― Claire Forlani

“The last three films I’ve done are about self-immolation.”

― Claire Forlani

“All the people I have written about remain with me – perhaps they are my closest friends.”

― Claire Tomalin

“Throughout his life, Dickens cared passionately about orphans.”

― Claire Tomalin

“Preston Sturges is one of my favorites. I learned about dialogue and timing from him – louder, faster, funnier. But I do love Mel Brooks.”

― Clara Mamet

“I was classically trained in operetta from about age 4, I think.”

― Clare Bowen

“I’m not wild about hand-held shots.”

― Claude Chabrol

“I grew up not worrying about my looks.”

― Claudia Winkleman

“The concept of disruption is about competitive response; it is not a theory of growth. It’s adjacent to growth. But it’s not about growth.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“What impresses me the most about DC characters is how long a lot of them have been around.”

― Cliff Chiang

“Someone recommended that I read the Bible, and it was then I discovered that I knew nothing about it.”

― Cliff Richard

“About two months ago I finished a gospel tour.”

― Cliff Richard

“I think what’s known about neurology is still scattered and uncertain.”

― Clifford Geertz

“Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking.”

― Clifton Fadiman

“Actors know what actors are insecure about – and they’re all insecure.”

― Clint Eastwood

“I love stories about women.”

― Clint Eastwood

“I think everybody has something that they’ve been obsessed about in their lifetime.”

― Clint Eastwood

“I’ve been writing poetry seriously since about 2008, 2009.”

― Clint Smith

“I love the idea of stories being about great beginnings and terrible endings.”

― Clive Barker

“After putting the kids to bed, I would think about what I wanted to write.”

― Clive Cussler

“For me really good acting is about subtext.”

― Clive Owen

“We have very strict rules about TV and film in my house.”

― Cobie Smulders

“I don’t care about people’s feelings, and I’m triggering people worldwide.”

― Colby Covington

“I’m all about Trump.”

― Colby Covington

“Life ain’t about just ‘Chillin’ It.’ I’ve learned that.”

― Cole Swindell

“I get excited about room-service menus! I really do.”

― Colin Farrell

“I love my kids. I’m crazy about them.”

― Colin Farrell

“For me that’s what’s fascinating about the internet, that aggregate thing.”

― Colin Greenwood

“I’m going to speak the truth when I’m asked about it.”

― Colin Kaepernick

“I’ll always be a fan of coach Harbaugh. Not too sure about Michigan.”

― Colin Kaepernick

“I don’t look at film that closely about my mechanics of where’s my elbow at.”

― Colin Kaepernick

“There are lots of countries that are having these kinds of internal civil wars in other parts of the world and nobody is talking about intervening.”

― Colin Powell

“There’s something about dinosaurs that should be very humbling to human beings.”

― Colin Trevorrow

“That’s the thing about leaks: sometimes they aren’t misinterpreted or false.”

― Colin Trevorrow

“Whenever a hater said they hated something about Miranda, I’d do it more.”

― Colleen Ballinger

“Part of being in New York is being able to brag about what used to be there.”

― Colson Whitehead

“I never actually went anywhere when I was a journalist. I was a critic, and I just sort of got stuff in the mail and chatted about it.”

― Colson Whitehead

“I’ve always been apprehensive about doing comic books, period.”

― Columbus Short

“Football is like war. It’s about taking territory.”

― Condoleezza Rice

“My preparation is about precision. It is a science.”

― Conor McGregor

“Life is about growing and improving and getting better.”

― Conor McGregor

“The thing about the truth is, not a lot of people can handle it.”

― Conor McGregor

“There are a lot of directors who are knowledgeable about images, and others who aren’t.”

― Conrad Hall

“I am serious about my sleep.”

― Constance Marie

“I definitely learned about the inner workings of campaigns enough to know that I’m glad that I’m not in politics.”

― Constance Zimmer

“It basically comes down to that word: Love. I guess that’s what it’s all about.”

― Corey Haim

“What everyone loved about ’24’ is still there – the clock, the tick, the lean-in factor, the pacing.”

― Corey Hawkins

“I’m so OCD about prep work and learning lines and stuff.”

― Corey Hawkins

“I’m an ambitious fellow; I’ll be frank about that.”

― Corey Stewart

“What do I care about law? Ain’t I got the power?”

― Cornelius Vanderbilt

“Everybody understands about expanding Medicaid. It’s really simple.”

― Corrine Brown

“Our platform is crafted by Democrats but it is not about partisanship, its about pragmatism.”

― Cory Booker

“My dad set a clear model for me for what manhood was all about.”

― Cory Booker

“My whole life has been about confronting cynicism.”

― Cory Booker

“I’m very concerned about U.S. food policy.”

― Cory Booker

“I’m not going to speculate about legislation that I haven’t seen before.”

― Cory Gardner

“I want to tell more stories about lying, dual lives, self-deception – those are my favorites.”

― Courtney A. Kemp

“Football is about so much more than talent.”

― Craig Bellamy

“All the wealthiest people in the U.S. seem compelled to brag about how humble they are.”

― Craig Brown

“What I like about Kasabian is that it’s melody driven.”

― Craig David

“I’m all about the melody.”

― Craig David

“I’ve never worried about being typecast – I’ve only ever worried about being not cast!”

― Craig Fairbrass

“I’ve been drawing since I was about 3 and I come from a family of artists.”

― Craig McCracken

“We are not concerned about innovation shifting from the U.S. I still believe that the U.S. still has capabilities for innovation.”

― Craig Mundie

“Milestones aren’t what I think about much.”

― Craig Newmark

“I so respect Sundance. I’d been hearing about it for years.”

― Craig Robinson

“When most people talk about biofuels, they talk about using oils or grease from plants.”

― Craig Venter

“That’s what’s so cool about ‘Once:’ There is a layer of darker stuff, but it’s balanced by this incredible light.”

― Cristin Milioti

“I knew a lot about the Coen Brothers by the time I was 12 or 13.”

― Cristin Milioti

“The difference between Oprah Winfrey and me is about $200 million.”

― Cristina Saralegui

“There are people who can talk sensibly about a controversial issue; they’re called humorists.”

― Cullen Hightower

“Customary though it may be to write about that institutionalized pastime as though it existed apart from the general environment, my story does not lend itself to such treatment.”

― Curt Flood

“The baseball establishment is permissive about revelry.”

― Curt Flood

“It’s absurd to talk about paintings that you haven’t finished.”

― Cy Twombly

“I became a fitness fiend when I was about 17 or 18.”

― Cynthia Erivo

“There are a lot of myths about gay people.”

― Cynthia Nixon

“I’d do a show about garbagemen if it was good!”

― Cynthia Nixon

“Overhearing people’s conversations about art – that’s always entertaining.”

― Cynthia Rowley

“I was no scholar in college, and was arrogant about what I thought.”

― Cynthia Voigt

“The more I learned about Shoeless Joe, the more I felt he was maligned.”

― D. B. Sweeney

“That’s the great thing about G.I. Joe: it’s essentially superheroes, but it’s military based – and it’s based in reality.”

― D. J. Cotrona

“I have an MBA, but my Ph.D. is in people. Everything I do is about relationships.”

― Dabo Swinney

“I have about nine guitars in all, so obviously I’m into collecting.”

― Daisy Berkowitz

“The thing about post-traumatic stress disorder, we know about one in five, about 20 percent of individuals that are exposed to a direct traumatic stress will develop this disorder.”

― Dale Archer

“Every sport has a ‘guy’ that personifies what the sport is about and almost creates what the sport is on his own.”

― Dale Earnhardt Jr.

“Eddie Haas talked a lot about not hitting the ball in the air.”

― Dale Murphy

“So I am, in fact, very optimistic about the future of my federal party.”

― Dalton McGuinty

“The baby boom is about to become a patient boom.”

― Dalton McGuinty

“I have a three-year-old and a four-year-old at home, and my mornings are about just dealing with the fact of that. I oddly enjoy it.”

― Damian Lewis

“I can’t be bothered anymore about giving songs titles.”

― Damon Albarn

“But my kids, my brothers’ kids – they think about trying to top what we did.”

― Damon Wayans

“They can say I have an opinion about something.”

― Dan Abrams

“What I love about working on ‘Younger’ is that it combines some of my favorite elements of both theatre and film.”

― Dan Amboyer

“I’m really not worried about what fans think.”

― Dan Auerbach

“It’s not about what you tell the reader, it’s about what you conceal.”

― Dan Brown

“She was deeply passionate about the sacred feminine.”

― Dan Brown

“After about twenty issues of Josie, they decided to pay me.”

― Dan DeCarlo

“I’ve been a fanatic about working out all my life.”

― Dan Gable

“It’s all about connectivity – not just technical connectivity but geographic connectivity. That’s what makes a city go.”

― Dan Gilbert

“People are more optimistic about Detroit outside of Detroit.”

― Dan Gilbert

“It’s not about retro or modern, it’s about this note or that note, which sounds better?”

― Dan Hicks

“CEOs are worried they’re going to get fired any minute. They’re worried about their portfolios.”

― Dan Jenkins

“Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it.”

― Dan Quayle

“Part of what we talk about is, toughness is a talent.”

― Dan Quinn

“The best thing about baseball is there’s no homework.”

― Dan Quisenberry

“There’s nothing wrong or weak about seeking a therapist. I have a therapist.”

― Dan Reynolds

“I don’t write about my life in my column.”

― Dan Savage

“Most Americans don’t care about gay marriage.”

― Dan Savage

“I was obsessed with harmonies and how to put songs together in lush soundscapes. But I don’t know what it was all about, really.”

― Dan Smith

“I don’t know much about my biological background.”

― Dan Stevens

“What I find most exciting about online video is that it’s the future.”

― Dana Brunetti

“There’s something about the shape that a poem takes in my mind before I write it that has to do with suddenness.”

― Dana Goodyear

“I studied dance for about 15 years, various disciplines, with classical ballet as my primary.”

― Dana Loesch

“I know a lot about Jewish comedians.”

― Dana Snyder

“I don’t know if I could rebuild an airplane engine, but I know a little bit about rotors and rivets.”

― Dane Cook

“There’s nothing unclassy about being naked, if it’s appropriate.”

― Danica McKellar

“To be honest, once you’ve driven around for about five, 10 laps, you don’t notice a difference.”

― Danica Patrick

“I suppose there is nothing regular about my life.”

― Daniel Berehulak

“How can you train if you’re constantly worried about getting injured?”

― Daniel Cormier

“I’m not really worried about what Anthony Johnson does. I have to worry about what I do to prepare myself.”

― Daniel Cormier

“You have to be very vocal about being willing to fight anyone.”

― Daniel Cormier

“I don’t care about how much other actors get.”

― Daniel Craig

“Very often there’s this misapprehension about actors being people that need to display themselves, to reveal themselves in public.”

― Daniel Day-Lewis

“I like to learn about things.”

― Daniel Day-Lewis

“All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have.”

― Daniel Defoe

“However, I began meditating at about that time and have continued on and off over the years.”

― Daniel Goleman

“In politics, readily dismissing inconvenient people can easily extend to dismissing inconvenient truths about them.”

― Daniel Goleman

“I’m not too worried about that. I am a big believer in modeling.”

― Daniel Greenberg

“Android is the kind of runaway smash hit that techies spend their careers dreaming about.”

― Daniel Lyons

“It’s a very complicated issue about when is a fact not a fact in the context of opinions.”

― Daniel Okrent

“Mr. Breton didn’t know about location, location, location.”

― Daniel Pinkwater

“I don’t really care about how I look.”

― Daniel Radcliffe

“I’ve never really been too fussed about the kind of teammate I have.”

― Daniel Ricciardo

“Everything isn’t about synergy.”

― Daniel Schwartz

“I try to write about the stuff that torments us all.”

― Danielle Steel

“You don’t have to be worried about labeling me.”

― Danny Aiello

“I don’t know nothing about nothing.”

― Danny Bautista

“I like films that have a kind of vivacity about them.”

― Danny Boyle

“If you have to be persuaded about something, you shouldn’t do it.”

― Danny Boyle

“The most popular rap artists aren’t supposed to be rapping about being broke.”

― Danny Brown

“I don’t really care about awards.”

― Danny McBride

“The great thing about capitalism is that it’s a system that works.”

― Danny Meyer

“The auditioning process is one in which the actor gets very little information about almost every element of it.”

― Danny Strong

“Switch off reality TV! I’ve only ever been able watch about 30 seconds of it.”

― Daphne Guinness

“While Expedia is outbound-focused, Wotif is much more about domestic travel.”

― Dara Khosrowshahi

“There’s nothing gratuitous about my films.”

― Dario Argento

“Every writer, to some extent, writes about himself.”

― Dario Argento

“Billy Graham isn’t about politics – Billy Graham is about God.”

― Darius Rucker

“I used to care more about the score than I do now.”

― Darrell Royal

“I was still enjoying coaching, but there was a repetitious manner about it.”

― Darrell Royal

“A character is as much about what you do as what you say.”

― Darren Boyd

“I’m incredibly anal about everything that I do.”

― Darren Criss

“I have nothing negative to say about Congressman Lamborn.”

― Darryl Glenn

“I’m very enthused about everything. I have a lot to say and a lot of things I’m interested in.”

― Daryl Hall

“Nobody really cares about what other people think anymore; they’re all about themselves.”

― Daryl Hall

“Thanks for the information about what we call business.”

― Dashiell Hammett

“The language you are about to hear… is disturbing.”

― Dave Chappelle

“There’s something about doing stand-up that’s cathartic.”

― Dave Chappelle

“As a kid, I remember hearing about Boba Fett before I even saw Boba Fett.”

― Dave Filoni

“There’s something about strip malls that just reeks of my childhood.”

― Dave Foley

“I care about what the fans feel.”

― Dave Mustaine

“My message has always been about resilience.”

― Dave Pelzer

“As a comedian, frankly, I don’t care that much about bad jokes.”

― Dave Rubin

“I’m from the Bay Area, so I know a lot about granola.”

― Daveed Diggs

“There’s a lot of spaces that care about what kids are buying. There are a lot of spaces that care about what kids are watching. But there aren’t a lot of spaces that care about what kids are saying.”

― Daveed Diggs

“History is about who tells it.”

― Daveed Diggs

“I’ve written songs about things that nobody else has ever written about.”

― David Allan Coe

“Relationships are about helping motivate each other to be all that you can be.”

― David Archuleta

“It’s a moral question about whether we have the right to exterminate species.”

― David Attenborough

“Natural history is not about producing fables.”

― David Attenborough

“I hate being so nostalgic about the Sixties.”

― David Bailey

“I am mad about my wife.”

― David Bailey

“Nothing wrong with retouching – nothing new about retouching.”

― David Bailey

“In retrospect I realize that the threat was about ego rather than the validity of the music.”

― David Baker

“In every thriller written about Washington, particularly after 9/11, there are good guys and there are bad guys, and there’s no gray area at all.”

― David Baldacci

“My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.”

― David Beckham

“I have always been honest about my recollection of events.”

― David Blunkett

“When you think about it, Adolf Hitler was the first pop star.”

― David Bowie

“I didn’t say a bad thing about ‘Politico’ in my book.”

― David Brock

“Usually for the tour, there’s about 80 songs in our brain.”

― David Bryan

“That’s the thing about pictures: they seduce you.”

― David Byrne

“Elections aren’t about records, they’re about plans and choices.”

― David Cameron

“Any processed chicken from any place – I’ll order it in a heartbeat. I’m very picky about my pork, though.”

― David Chang

“When we talk about Techstars, we think of it as this worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed.”

― David Cohen

“What anybody else thinks about you is really of no consequence. It’s what you think of yourself.”

― David Coverdale

“It’s all about love.”

― David Coverdale

“The best thing about me is there are no skeletons.”

― David Cross

“Anyone interested in language ends up writing about the sociological issues around it.”

― David Crystal

“I’ve keep every comic I’ve bought in my life. I used to be obsessive about boarding and bagging them all.”

― David Dastmalchian

“This is about these particular candidates in this particular year. That’s what motivates me.”

― David Dinkins

“There is no point in me worrying about what Bloomberg or Badillo will do.”

― David Dinkins

“’In Another Time’ talks about our addiction to technology.”

― David Draiman

“We’re very much an advertising agency, but it’s not about creating ads as we know it.”

― David Droga

“The remarkable thing about the Chinese is that they’ve operated differently than the Russians, the Iranians, and the North Koreans. By and large, they have not done destructive hacks.”

― David E. Sanger

“In Hollywood, they don’t care about hurting anyone’s feelings.”

― David Eigenberg

“Winning a Grand Slam is not something I’ll think about.”

― David Ferrer

“This diagnosis can be done in about two lines. It doesn’t engage anybody.”

― David Foster Wallace

“Fiction’s about what it is to be a human being.”

― David Foster Wallace

“It was a very circuitous path. It was not very linear – I floundered about for many years.”

― David Grann

“I guess if I had to pick one interest that is unique, it would be giant squids – I’m disturbingly fascinated by them and even wrote a story about the hunt for them.”

― David Grann

“I was gaga about dinosaurs as a kid.”

― David H. Koch

“That’s what supporting the troops is really all about – making sure American grunts get the right stuff!”

― David Hackworth

“Memory is often less about the truth than about what we want it to be.”

― David Halberstam

“Russians are very discerning about ballet. They’re very opinionated about what classical ballet is.”

― David Hallberg

“If you think about what ‘The Killing’ is, it is the theatrical production, not the script.”

― David Hewson

“The truth about the Costa del Sol is that what endures, what is worthwhile, is what is Spanish.”

― David Hewson

“The discussion about energy options tends to be an intensely emotional, polarised, mistrustful, and destructive one. Every option is strongly opposed: the public seem to be anti-wind, anti-coal, anti-waste-to-energy, anti-tidal-barrages, anti-carbon-tax, and anti-nuclear.”

― David J. C. MacKay

“Global competition is about winners and losers.”

― David Korten

“Polo is about the aspirational lifestyle of the sporty person, on and off the field.”

― David Lauren

“Don’t make jokes about food.”

― David Lean

“The completely irreverent tone was the thing that won me over about the first ‘Deadpool’ movie.”

― David Leitch

“The annual ‘Forbes’ Billionaires List speaks volumes about the movement and concentration of wealth across industries and geographies.”

― David Lichtenstein

“With ‘Pete’s Dragon,’ Disney was very excited about the movie I wanted to make; they were very supportive of it, and it was a smooth process. I was really surprised by that.”

― David Lowery

“I don’t speak about the future.”

― David Luiz

“My future is about God.”

― David Luiz

“I’ve said many, many, many unkind things about Philadelphia, and I meant every one.”

― David Lynch

“The thing about romance and romantic movies is that they can be somewhat melodramatic. For a lot of actors, there’s a certain cringe factor that’s involved with that.”

― David Lyons

“I’ve never thought about the ages of my readers.”

― David Macaulay

“I’m not the guy to ask about politics. I’m a gag writer.”

― David Mamet

“People feel politics isn’t about their lives.”

― David Miliband

“We keep the terrorist threat to the United Kingdom under very careful scrutiny. We think it’s right to keep the public informed about the general threat level.”

― David Miliband

“Everything about my politics has been about the future.”

― David Miliband

“There’s been very little writing about speech impediments, even though it’s this huge psychological barrier.”

― David Mitchell

“’Y’ is about the weakest letter of all. ‘Y’ can’t make up its mind if it’s a vowel or a consonant, can it?”

― David Mitchell

“Perhaps all human interaction is about wanting and getting.”

― David Mitchell

“Manchester United isn’t about Wayne Rooney. Manchester United is about the team, the club.”

― David Moyes

“There’s a thing about film composing and conducting in my family.”

― David Newman

“The theological contacts between Jews and Christians during much of the premodern period are best characterized as disputations. Even when not engaged in face-to-face argumentation, Jews and Christians spoke about each other in essentially disputational terms.”

― David Novak

“What you think about when you don’t have to think, shows what you really are.”

― David O. McKay

“Most grain foods, whether we’re talking about quinoa, amaranth, the very popular grains of the day – the reality is they still are associated with a carbohydrate surge.”

― David Perlmutter

“Beyond Iraq, I am also profoundly worried about the continuing meltdown of Syria, which is a geopolitical Chernobyl. Until it is capped, it is going to continue to spew radioactive instability and extremist ideology over the entire region.”

― David Petraeus

“Folks really need to be very cautious about overanalyzing or overparsing what I’ve said to this reporter or that reporter.”

― David Petraeus

“When I was commander of Central Command, obviously we were very concerned about the developments in Yemen, the developments in Somalia and elsewhere, in Africa and so forth. But the al Qaeda senior leadership is under unprecedented pressure.”

― David Petraeus

“Popovich is always talking about team.”

― David Robinson

“I like nonfiction books about people with wretched lives.”

― David Sedaris

“Personally, I have nightmares about the unstoppable monster.”

― David Slade

“When I was doing music videos, everybody was very snobbish about music video directors doing commercials. It was all guys from ad agencies.”

― David Slade

“History provides an antidote to cynicism about the past.”

― David Souter

“I have no stories to sell. A lot of my relationships are with civilians, and no one wants to hear about those.”

― David Spade

“If anyone was talking about journalism in the ’50s – it was Edward R.Murrow.”

― David Strathairn

“Being an environmentalist isn’t all about doom and gloom.”

― David Suzuki

“I lived in Koreatown for five years, and I lived blocks away from about seven karaoke bars.”

― David Walton

“The great poems are not about experience, but are the experience itself, felt in the body.”

― David Whyte

“The thing about great poetry is we have no defenses against it.”

― David Whyte

“There’s been a lot of lies written about me.”

― Davinia Taylor

“I wish I’d heard about quickie divorce packs from Tesco’s sooner.”

― Davinia Taylor

“And actually, about three weeks ago, Micky, Peter and I were in Vegas at the MGM Grand. And we did about 12 shows in seven days. It was quite an experience.”

― Davy Jones

“Why would I worry about getting older – what’s to moan about?”

― Dawn French

“I love stories about underdogs.”

― Dawn Steel

“I have back-and-forth feelings about everything a lot – it’s not limited to my albums.”

― Deadmau5

“I think that I do about 85% of what I used to do on my computer now on my iPad.”

― Dean Devlin

“We all know about certain problems we wish we didn’t have.”

― Dean Kamen

“My biggest failure is I have too many to talk about.”

― Dean Kamen

“That’s one great thing about my profession, traveling to locations.”

― Dean Stockwell

“I long for books; I am utterly greedy about them.”

― Deb Caletti

“Forget about whether global warming exists. My focus is on jobs.”

― Debbie Stabenow

“I’ve never really thought of writing books. I’ve never thought about stories as a part of a collection.”

― Deborah Eisenberg

“I suppose I’m always looking for a sort of acuity of perception either in my characters or about my characters.”

― Deborah Eisenberg

“So for years I kept mum about my passion for needle arts.”

― Deborah Norville

“We all feel wistfulness or regret about roads not taken.”

― Deborah Tannen

“The trickiest thing about the double bind is that it operates imperceptibly, like shots from a gun with a silencer.”

― Deborah Tannen

“Before 1995, the only planets we knew about were the planets in our solar system.”

― Debra Fischer

“Kepler’s blown the lid off everything we know about extra-solar planets.”

― Debra Fischer

“It’s all about humanity, humility, and integrity.”

― Debra Wilson

“I would have benefited a lot from proper training. I could have done with a strong wake-up call about getting jobs.”

― Deirdre O’Kane

“It wasn’t that I left acting; it’s just that I put it aside while I set about becoming a comic.”

― Deirdre O’Kane

“Gareth Southgate is a fantastic manager, and he knows what I am about.”

― Dele Alli

“Remember, it’s very simple to have an oven tested professionally, and it only takes about five minutes.”

― Delia Smith

“I need to keep traveling, being a gypsy, having experiences and writing about them.”

― Delta Goodrem

“At 18, I felt I was too young to think about having my eggs frozen.”

― Delta Goodrem

“That’s all I care about is being healthy.”

― Demetrious Johnson

“There is no moral precept that does not have something inconvenient about it.”

― Denis Diderot

“The thing I realized about final cut is it’s the power of the best cut. I didn’t have final cut on ‘Prisoners,’ but what you saw is the best cut. ‘Sicario’ is a directors’ cut. ‘Arrival’ is a directors’ cut.”

― Denis Villeneuve

“I have observed that people make strategic plans for brands, businesses, and companies, but they are not always strategic about themselves.”

― Denise Morrison

“I sing a lot about love.”

― Dennis Brown

“The best version of Foursquare is the one you don’t think about using.”

― Dennis Crowley

“Sometimes I do pinch myself about the life I’ve had.”

― Dennis Farina

“There’s not too many offers that come my way about being in a musical.”

― Dennis Farina

“There are always different roles and questions to be asked about certain characters.”

― Dennis Haysbert

“I have children, so I’m constantly worrying about the world they are going to inherit.”

― Dennis Haysbert

“That’s what is great about what I do, going from one job to the other.”

― Dennis Quaid

“I was a really avid bowler when I was a teenager. I had about a 210-220 average. I had blisters on my fingers.”

― Dennis Quaid

“I’m very skeptical about everything. That’s how I’ve always been.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m very optimistic about the future.”

― Denzel Curry

“I think about death a lot.”

― Denzel Curry

“Everybody has their due season. And it’s all about what you do in your season.”

― Deontay Wilder

“I didn’t even know about amateur boxing, period.”

― Deontay Wilder

“I wanted to show the world what Deontay Wilder is all about. I’m a heavyweight, and I’m exciting.”

― Deontay Wilder

“I take statements that portray untrue statements about me seriously.”

― DeRay Mckesson

“There are very few things that I don’t talk about – even my relationships.”

― DeRay Mckesson

“For me, playing is about playing with other people.”

― Derek Bailey

“Teams are often pretty clear about what they can do or are willing to do.”

― Derek Fisher

“It does not seem, however, that organic chemists were much worried about barriers to rotation in organic molecules in general at that time because there was no technique available to demonstrate the phenomenon experimentally.”

― Derek Harold Richard Barton

“I’ve got a house full of taxidermy. It’s like a museum. I have about 200 pieces in total, all ethically sourced.”

― Derren Brown

“I’m a British psychological illusionist, which is a term I made up, but I do these kind of mind-reading and psychological experiments. There’s nothing magical about it at all.”

― Derren Brown

“The Second Amendment is not about hunting. It is about protecting ourselves from a tyrannical government.”

― Derrick Grayson

“When I was younger, I just thought about playing in the NBA.”

― Derrick Rose

“What is so brilliant about the gadgets is their simplicity.”

― Desmond Llewelyn

“When I joined films in 2002, there were all kinds of rash and unkind comments that were made about my looks in the reviews.”

― Dhanush

“’Power Paandi’ is about the outcome of embracing love, peacefulness, and positivity around us.”

― Dhanush

“I’ve always been a writer, I’ve always been a storyteller, but I never thought about screenwriting.”

― Diablo Cody

“I’m all about owning your life.”

― Diamond Dallas Page

“I’m all about health.”

― Diamond Dallas Page

“Cultural concepts are one of the most fascinating things about historical fiction.”

― Diana Gabaldon

“It’s particularly exhausting because Medea is defined by her determination. The role is all about endeavour.”

― Diana Rigg

“I don’t know about style. I know about my personal style.”

― Diane Kruger

“Politics, to a degree, is about legislation, administration. You can’t be there in the trenches.”

― Diane Paulus

“I get ideas about what’s essential when packing my suitcase.”

― Diane von Furstenberg

“Our system of checks and balances requires policymakers to have accurate information about government actions.”

― Dianne Feinstein

“I did standup while still working for Johnny Carson in the mid-’60s, thus gaining the advantage of at least getting laughs from him about how I hadn’t the night before.”

― Dick Cavett

“I wanted to put a sheet in explaining what all the songs are about, but they didn’t do it.”

― Dick Dale

“They’re putting cement dust into cattle feed to make the cows heavier; the FDA knows all about it.”

― Dick Dale

“When you’re talking about long-term deficit reduction, $4 trillion worth, entitlement reform needs to be part of it.”

― Dick Durbin

“I don’t disagree with Senator McCain when he talks about the earmark process.”

― Dick Durbin

“We have to talk about the way we finance campaigns.”

― Dick Durbin

“I’ve thought a lot about the world and how George Bush sees the world and it ain’t even close.”

― Dick Gephardt

“Democrats are not about to nominate anyone who backs the tax cut, and Americans are not going to elect anyone who favors a tax increase.”

― Dick Morris

“Cooking is about ingredients.”

― Dick Strawbridge

“Emotionally, I’m about 13.”

― Dick Van Dyke

“I’m crazy about Judi Dench.”

― Dick Van Dyke

“I wasn’t worried about unemployment.”

― Dick Van Patten

“When I did Inherit the Wind, I learned about teaching school. I also found out what a fundamentalist was.”

― Dick York

“I had a ukulele when I was about seven. Then I started playing around with the mandolin and the banjo.”

― Dickey Betts

“I write about the things I feel strongly about.”

― Dido Armstrong

“We live in a classist, racist, homophobic society into which we are very assimilated, that’s all. I’m not really proud about that.”

― Diego Luna

“Boxing is about hunger.”

― Diego Luna

“’Abel’ is about the father I don’t want to be and the boy I used to be.”

― Diego Luna

“A lot of bands whine about the road and how tough it is.”

― Dimebag Darrell

“Many players in the French squad play in the Premier League or have played in the Premier League, so I knew about the level.”

― Dimitri Payet

“It is astonishing what a lot of odd minutes one can catch during the day, if one really sets about it.”

― Dinah Maria Mulock

“I heard a lot about Ian Botham’s Ashes, in 1981. Everybody still talks about his performance.”

― Dinesh Karthik

“Making movies is all about instinct.”

― Dino De Laurentiis

“I heard Robert Johnson way before I heard about Eric Clapton.”

― Dion DiMucci

“Most of my songs aren’t about me. They’re about stuff I’ve seen.”

― Dionne Bromfield

“I don’t lose my temper often; about once every twenty years perhaps.”

― Dirk Bogarde

“I love the rain and everything about the monsoons!”

― Disha Patani

“Nothing scares me about marriage.”

― Divyanka Tripathi

“No question about that, the radicals are in charge.”

― Dixie Lee Ray

“I don’t care much about music. What I like is sounds.”

― Dizzy Gillespie

“I’m all about peace. I’m all about unity. I’m all about love.”

― DJ Khaled

“My passion is more about bringing the stories out from the African continent mixed with the West.”

― Djimon Hounsou

“I don’t like anything about Drake.”


“I’m very secure about my talents and about who I am.”

― Dolly Parton

“Every day I pray about all I do.”

― Dolly Parton

“I have suffered most of the things I write about – or my friends have.”

― Dolly Parton

“I met my husband before I became a star, and he doesn’t care about any of it.”

― Dolly Parton

“Really, all I worry about is the work in hand.”

― Domhnall Gleeson

“Any politician can talk about resuscitating public trust.”

― Dominic Grieve

“As has been the case throughout the history of terrorism, government anxiety centres on what to do about those against whom there may be intelligence but no usable evidence.”

― Dominic Grieve

“Dragon’s Lair 3D is about as close as you can come to controlling an animated feature film.”

― Don Bluth

“Shelf-life for a regular video game usually is about three to five years, and that’s it.”

― Don Bluth

“Almost all of what I learned about mounting and hosting a dance show I learned from Dick Clark.”

― Don Cornelius

“I don’t care what anybody says about Ringo. I cut my rock-n-roll teeth listening to him.”

― Don Henley

“There’s one thing about baldness, it’s neat.”

― Don Herold

“I’d listen to all the stuff that was going on around me and drift off into my fantasies about it. My fantasies have fuelled all the songs I’ve ever written.”

― Don McLean

“The thing I love about Vegas is that it’s a melting pot. It’s like working Ellis Island.”

― Don Rickles

“I am worried about the potential effect of casinos on communities.”

― Donald Berwick

“I tend to worry about now, now, and I’ll worry about then, then.”

― Donald Cerrone

“I have an obsession with books about kids with Asperger’s syndrome.”

― Donald Glover

“I’d rather talk about dogs than about me.”

― Donald McCaig

“I sort of like writing about weird characters, I guess.”

― Donald Ray Pollock

“I don’t think I have one iota of cynicism about acting.”

― Donald Sutherland

“My whole life is about winning. I don’t lose often. I almost never lose.”

― Donald Trump

“What the church is really concerned about is what endures.”

― Donald Wuerl

“Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream.”

― Donatella Versace

“TV likes you to talk about the superficial.”

― Donna Brazile

“What I miss about the theater is the live experience.”

― Donna Lynne Champlin

“And I mean, I’m established. So I’m not worried about having a hit at this point in my career.”

― Donna Summer

“I sounded like Bob Dylan for about five minutes, and it was blown out of all proportion.”

― Donovan

“Poets have a sense of place. My place was London, and I sang about it.”

― Donovan

“Before the combine, there were a lot of questions about whether I could guard multiple positions.”

― Donte DiVincenzo

“It’s not about the money for me.”

― Dontrelle Willis

“I’ll be pleased when I’m dead. That will let me off worrying about all these wars.”

― Doris Lessing

“I’m sure that everybody feels a kind of permanent anguish about what’s going on in the world.”

― Doris Lessing

“It’s very interesting what you don’t care about.”

― Doris Lessing

“I’m not one of those writers that sits worrying about posthumous fame.”

― Doris Lessing

“The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.”

― Dorothy L. Sayers

“The NFL cares about one thing, and that’s the NFL. That’s the bottom line.”

― Doug Baldwin

“I’ve always been the type that’s more about academics and technology.”

― Doug Baldwin

“The biggest issue about the height factor is the bias that the NFL has about it.”

― Doug Flutie

“The mere thought hadn’t even begun to speculate about the merest possibility of crossing my mind.”

― Douglas Adams

“Politicians often reveal most about themselves in unguarded moments.”

― Douglas Alexander

“’Noah,’ for me, wasn’t a decision about taking on the Bible. It was about working with Darren Aronofsky.”

― Douglas Booth

“In our heads we’re all about 33 years old.”

― Douglas Coupland

“The modern economy isn’t about the redistribution of wealth, it’s about the redistribution of time.”

― Douglas Coupland

“The Joan Crawford that I’ve heard about in ‘Mommie Dearest’ is not the Joan Crawford I knew back when.”

― Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

“I’m not concerned about weapons of mass destruction.”

― Douglas Feith

“I’m concerned about getting Iraq on its feet.”

― Douglas Feith

“You can think deeper and deeper and deeper and deeper into a subject, depending on what you are writing about.”

― Douglas McGrath

“There is nothing inherently wrong about science.”

― Douglas Preston

“Unfortunately, all the cliches we see about Hollywood are true.”

― Douglas Wood

“It’s difficult to get films made, especially films about poets.”

― Dougray Scott

“My absolute favorite thing about working on ‘Liv and Maddie’ is my cast and crew: the people that I spend almost every hour of every day with.”

― Dove Cameron

“I can’t worry about techs. I’ve got to play my game.”

― Draymond Green

“A lot of my business is about protecting creativity.”

― Drew Barrymore

“This is what I do for fun – brainstorm about monsters!”

― Drew Goddard

“I’ve always said I’m less interested in twists as I am about escalation.”

― Drew Goddard

“Here’s the thing about ‘Cabin in the Woods.’ I did virtually no research on this movie.”

― Drew Goddard

“I was in FCW for about six months. It was roundabout 2009; a lot of guys started to retire, and they didn’t have guys coming in from other companies to replace them.”

― Drew McIntyre

“I’m a very textural composer. I care a lot about textures and gestures. Electronics add so much to that. It’s like a flavor – it creates so much texture.”

― Du Yun

“Nothing can ever be wrong about music.”

― Duane Allman

“I’m really not about changing my image.”

― Duff McKagan

“Michael Jackson, the 49ers and the Lakers – that’s what I know about the ’80s.”

― Dule Hill

“Toshiro Mifune was such an elegant hero, and there’s something really empathetic about him.”

― Duncan Jones

“The difficult thing about a pop record is that you’re given guidelines: it has to have 3 choruses, and then it must be between 3 minutes fifteen seconds and three minutes forty-five seconds.”

― Duncan Sheik

“When you score, you don’t think about what you will do.”

― Dusan Tadic

“My favorite thing about touring is the new towns and new faces every day.”

― Dustin Lynch

“I used to be really anxious about money. I got that from my parents. I still am, but for entirely different reasons.”

― Dustin Moskovitz

“A turtleneck is about sophistication.”

― Dwyane Wade

“My theory about actors is we’re all walking milk cartons. Expirations dates everywhere.”

― Dylan McDermott

“I’m actually about as famous as a fourth division footballer from the 70s.”

― Dylan Moran

“I’m Irish, yeah, but I don’t need to get up on a soapbox about it.”

― Dylan Moran

“When I was 17, I was about 5’6”.”

― Dylan O’Brien

“We ought to recognize that religious strife is not the consequence of differences among people. It’s about conflicts between creation stories.”

― E. O. Wilson

“What we need is an electronic encyclopedia of life, with one page for each species. On each page is given everything known about that species.”

― E. O. Wilson

“Our company sells about five to six million pounds of sausage a year. We sell it retail and to restaurants. We’ve got all kinds of products.”

― Earl Campbell

“I’m just, like, really about not lying to myself.”

― Earl Sweatshirt

“I kind of spooked myself about getting older. It’s not that bad really.”

― Ed Kowalczyk

“Music, in its clearest and simplest form, can be a catalyst to thought, but that’s about it.”

― Ed Kowalczyk

“Radio is about emotion.”

― Ed Schultz

“Democracy is not about one party dominating.”

― Ed Townsend

“I’ve been a massive obsessive about jazz singers all my life.”

― Eddi Reader

“Miley Cyrus is about making money. Amanda Palmer is about making art.”

― Eddi Reader

“In this sport, the good thing about the UFC and MMA in general is a lot of it’s based on perception.”

― Eddie Alvarez

“I was just about 6 weeks old when we moved to Detroit.”

― Eddie Floyd

“For me, juicing isn’t about binging and cleansing; I try to incorporate it into a balanced diet.”

― Eddie Huang

“Filming is about continuing to be alert and to think, and I find it quite exhausting.”

― Eddie Redmayne

“I was a true amateur and embodied what the Olympic spirit is all about. To me, competing was all that mattered.”

― Eddie the Eagle

“I have literally been working in music just about my entire life.”

― Eddie Trunk

“It’s all about sound. It’s that simple.”

― Eddie Van Halen

“Any conversations we hear about ‘So who are Pearl Jam marketing to?’ are despicable.”

― Eddie Vedder

“I had studied at Harvard and MIT astronomy and a lot about the heavens and the star system and so forth.”

― Edgar Mitchell

“You can’t judge your characters or otherwise; it’s not about you, it’s about them.”

― Edgar Ramirez

“My shoes aren’t minimalist, but they are about a new simplicity.”

― Edgardo Osorio

“One thing about wrestling, it keeps you humble.”

― Edge

“When I was 17, I used to really think about what I wore every day.”

― Edie Campbell

“What I like about Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium is that it’s an understated scent that’s somehow familiar.”

― Edie Campbell

“Well, yeah, but I probably wasn’t as open about my desperation.”

― Edie Falco

“Many people have been getting too casual about climbing Everest. I forecast a disaster many times.”

― Edmund Hillary

“Natural objects, for example, must be experienced before any theorizing about them can occur.”

― Edmund Husserl

“Statistical studies are all over the lot about the pluses and minuses of raising the minimum wage.”

― Edmund Phelps

“The city of the future is a city that cares about its citizens and integrates its citizens.”

― Eduardo Paes

“There was no romance about the mosquitos, however.”

― Edward Burnett Tylor

“I like to play with contrast. It’s about changing people’s perceptions of people.”

― Edward Enninful

“And the user may have a higher comfort level deciding what information to provide rather than worrying about what inferences might be made from what they’ve gathered.”

― Edward Felten

“Zero of Animal Life probably about 300 fathoms.”

― Edward Forbes

“There is a sort of elation about sunlight on the upper part of a house.”

― Edward Hopper

“Readers and viewers will differ about what’s totally standalone, what’s totally serially dependent, and what’s merely enriched by reading/viewing in a particular order.”

― Edward M. Lerner

“I’m not particularly precious about the theatrical experience any more.”

― Edward Norton

“I have no social agenda with my work. I’m deadpan about it.”

― Edward Ruscha

“Since the time of Homer every European, in what he could say about the Orient, was a racist, an imperialist, and almost totally ethnocentric.”

― Edward Said

“The NSA routinely lies in response to congressional inquiries about the scope of surveillance in America.”

― Edward Snowden

“The thing about the ‘Melrose’ novels is that I have to feel they’re impossible when I set out.”

― Edward St Aubyn

“There are many true statements about complex topics that are too long to fit on a PowerPoint slide.”

― Edward Tufte

“When we did ‘Thirtysomething,’ television was either about doctors, lawyers, or cops.”

― Edward Zwick

“It’s about going to the ball and making a play.”

― Edwin Jackson

“Personally, I don’t think about the things I have won but the things I have lost.”

― Edwin van der Sar

“For us at Ajax, it is all about football.”

― Edwin van der Sar

“I interview about three thousand models yearly, and I must see almost 20 tons of excess avoirdupois annually.”

― Eileen Ford

“Most applicants to creative writing programs submit stories about the angst of their suburban childhoods.”

― Eileen Pollack

“Television is about identifying with the characters.”

― Ekta Kapoor

“I just don’t believe in making music about making music anymore.”

― El-P

“About the gnostic writers themselves and the setting in which they lived we know little, although gnostic Christians were influential enough to be denounced at length.”

― Elaine Pagels

“There’s certainly nothing lasting and definite about the theater.”

― Elaine Stritch

“My favorite thing about South Korea is the people – they are so kind and helpful.”

― Elana Meyers

“Oh my gosh, cheat meals I could go on and on about.”

― Elana Meyers

“The nice thing about the zodiac as a system is it is quite comprehensive as a range of impulses and psychological states it can speak about.”

― Eleanor Catton

“The hardest thing about this industry is not working.”

― Eleanor Tomlinson

“I’m not worried about where I rank between other QBs in the league.”

― Eli Manning

“Put an end to talk on dividing Jerusalem. There can be no negotiations about Jerusalem.”

― Eli Yishai

“I find something very appealing about taking literature very literally.”

― Elif Batuman

“What I write about in my novels is also what’s in my life.”

― Elin Hilderbrand

“I am a very nerdy reader in that I am as disciplined about my reading as I am about my writing.”

― Elin Hilderbrand

“I don’t care about motivation. I care about credibility.”

― Eliot Spitzer

“It’s not a nice thing to have a song written about you.”

― Eliot Sumner

“Sometimes when I read about my rebellion in print it sounds a little overrated.”

― Elisabeth Shue

“It’s not about Obama, it’s about the Democrats and their policies that cause consternation on the right.”

― Elizabeth A. Sherman

“I love stories about misfits and underdogs.”

― Elizabeth Banks

“I love to sing. Mostly about love and sex.”

― Elizabeth Berkley

“We’re collecting about 100,000 telomere lengths in saliva samples and then looking at how those relate to both the extensive longitudinal clinical records that Kaiser is collecting and the genome sequence variations.”

― Elizabeth Blackburn

“I’m not worried about me or what’s going to happen to me.”

― Elizabeth Edwards

“Elections are about choices, and part of what you do is draw that contrast.”

― Elizabeth Esty

“Despite allegations by liberal advocacy groups that voter suppression tactics by the right hindered minority voting, blacks represented 13 percent of the electorate in 2012, a percentage about equivalent with 2008.”

― Elizabeth Flock

“I’m manic about my schedule.”

― Elizabeth Hurley

“For about half an hour in mid-1992, I knew as much as any layperson about the pleasures of remote access of other people’s computers.”

― Elizabeth McCracken

“I really don’t remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on.”

― Elizabeth Taylor

“I haven’t read any of the autobiographies about me.”

― Elizabeth Taylor

“It’s not easy to talk about myself at all.”

― Elizabeth Vargas

“Truly successful lives are about family.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“I’m not going to talk about who I voted for.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“A lot of my music is about love. And that, of course, is super relatable.”

― Ella Mai

“Healthy eating isn’t supposed to be about self-denial; it’s not a punishment.”

― Ella Woodward

“I write a lot about myself.”

― Elle King

“I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really all about wearing the tutu.”

― Elle Macpherson

“When I feel strongly about something, I’m not so quiet.”

― Ellen Page

“I read a lot of nonfiction – especially books about the brain.”

― Ellen Pompeo

“With code, what it means is what it does. It doesn’t express, not really. It’s a very bounded conversation. And writing is not bounded. That’s what’s hard about it.”

― Ellen Ullman

“Programmers seem to be changing the world. It would be a relief, for them and for all of us, if they knew something about it.”

― Ellen Ullman

“The very first song I wrote was about a boy that I was obsessed with.”

― Ellie Goulding

“I’m still very much about being an actor. That’s why I’m not married with kids.”

― Elliot Cowan

“Evangelicals too often fall short in their actual teachings about Judaism.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Iran exports about 2.2 million barrels a day.”

― Elliott Abrams

“History may someday record that the Arab awakening that began with the Arab revolt of 1916 against the Ottomans ended about a century later with a whimper.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Cheney’s memoir is not about 9/11, or solely about Bush’s administration, but about his entire life and political career.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Yes, I get a report from BMI about the frequency of performances, and it is very surprising. They played one of my most advanced pieces, and one of my most unusual ones on the radio.”

― Elliott Carter

“My ‘work’ is about seeing not about ideas.”

― Elliott Erwitt

“Well, I try not to think about the general public since I have no idea what the general public is and I don’t think anybody does.”

― Elliott Smith

“Obviously Tesla is about helping solve the consumption of energy in a sustainable manner, but you need the production of energy in a sustainable manner.”

― Elon Musk

“I’m reasonably optimistic about the future, especially the future of the United States – for the century, at least.”

― Elon Musk

“Don’t compare yourself to anybody. I did that a lot when I was younger. I was so insecure about my butt.”

― Elsa Hosk

“Life for me is about movement.”

― Elvis Costello

“There’s something just so kind of smooth about politicians.”

― Emile Hirsch

“I do love children, but I don’t really talk about that in auditions.”

― Emilie de Ravin

“I worry about things constantly.”

― Emily Atack

“I’ve been reading a lot about what the Internet does to our brains.”

― Emily Berrington

“I’ve been a vegan for about 15 years.”

― Emily Deschanel

“To put it mildly, I’m not crazy about the implication that pregnant women are incapable of deciding for themselves.”

― Emily Oster

“Talking to women about birth can be polarizing.”

― Emily Oster

“I might talk about killing people, but that doesn’t mean I do it.”

― Eminem

“I should have worried about taking responsibilities for which I was not ready.”

― Emma Bonino

“I’m very passionate about animals.”

― Emma Caulfield

“I used to say I wasn’t interested in writing about characters.”

― Emma Healey

“A Hallmark card with paragraphs about my beauty written by a stranger is vaguely depressing.”

― Emma McLaughlin

“For me, when I read a book, I’m very much about detail.”

― Emma Roberts

“I really like grammar. And spelling. I was a spelling-bee kid. I’m hard-core about grammar.”

― Emma Stone

“My favorite thing about movies is the ending, and so all my favorite movies have really great endings.”

― Emma Stone

“I’ve got about eight pairs of shoes, and that’s it.”

― Emma Watson

“If you really kill, you don’t want to talk about it.”

― Emmanuel Jal

“I don’t give a damn about Hollywood.”

― Emmanuelle Beart

“It is very grand and sumptuous and awesome to look at but it was really about the characters for me.”

― Emmy Rossum

“It is about time county councils got back into the business of providing houses.”

― Enda Kenny

“I had a home in Las Vegas for about eight years, starting in 1978.”

― Engelbert Humperdinck

“It is not always about signing star forwards and midfielders.”

― Eniola Aluko

“What many people don’t know about ‘Peter Pan’ is that it’s a very violent book and Hook is one of the most finely observed villains ever.”

― Eoin Colfer

“If all I ever wrote about was inner city freaks, I think it would be dishonest.”

― Eric Bogosian

“I don’t care about the past.”

― Eric Cantona

“It’s all about the fungibility and money. If Planned Parenthood accesses hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer money and they use that for other purposes, then they can use other dollars to fund abortion.”

― Eric Cantor

“The toughest thing about being a celebrity, I suppose, is being polite when I don’t want to be.”

― Eric Clapton

“We can be absolutely certain only about things we do not understand.”

― Eric Hoffer

“We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about.”

― Eric Hoffer

“You dream about getting to be a part of really solid projects.”

― Eric Johnson

“I don’t want to make public statements about issues that I have not studied in detail.”

― Eric Maskin

“One of my favorite things about America is our breathtaking collection of national and state parks, many of which boast wonders the Psalmist would envy.”

― Eric Metaxas

“There are issues in this country that a lot of people feel strongly about.”

― Eric Reid

“I was introduced to the world of modern food production in the mid-1990s, while researching an article about California’s strawberry industry for the ‘Atlantic Monthly.’”

― Eric Schlosser

“The Internet is really about highly specialized information, highly specialized targeting.”

― Eric Schmidt

“I’m sort of a pessimist about tomorrow and an optimist about the day after tomorrow.”

― Eric Sevareid

“I have never quite grasped the worry about the power of the press. After all, it speaks with a thousand voices, in constant dissonance.”

― Eric Sevareid

“Olympic medals are the one medal that I don’t have; I’ve won just about every other competition that I’ve been at.”

― Eric Shanteau

“Medicine is still all about treating populations, not people – one-size-fits all treatments and diagnoses.”

― Eric Topol

“I want to continue to show what I’m all about.”

― Eric Weddle

“It’s about listening first, then selling.”

― Erik Qualman

“We were worried about that actually. The cast was thinking that they’d lose their minds. But we didn’t.”

― Erika Christensen

“My buddy lost about 100 pounds cycling. He took me on a 31-mile loop. I was hooked.”

― Erika Christensen

“Despite what I do for a living, I am very insecure about my body.”

― Erin Andrews

“Sara is about as tech-savvy as your grandma.”

― Erin Foster

“I have previously been a very enthusiastic consumer, and I didn’t think about the origins of garments enough.”

― Erin O’Connor

“I wanted to be a writer. I wanted to say something about home.”

― Ernest Gaines

“I had to see and feel and be with the thing that I wanted to write about.”

― Ernest Gaines

“Much is said about the burdens and responsibilities of married men. Responsibilities indeed there are, if they but felt them: but as to burdens what are they?”

― Ernestine Rose

“The great thing about football is that it’s so fast, there are so few interruptions.”

― Ernesto Valverde

“During a tournament, I’m not thinking about mechanics at all. I’m in scoring mode.”

― Ernie Els

“It isn’t what they say about you, it’s what they whisper.”

― Errol Flynn

“The proper route to an understanding of the world is an examination of our errors about it.”

― Errol Morris

“I still have much to learn, especially about my defence.”

― Errol Spence Jr.

“I’m really, really dumb about describing wine, but I like wine that’s full-bodied and dry.”

― Esai Morales

“My mum is West African, from Senegal; my dad is from Grenada. There was a huge controversy about them getting together.”

― Estelle

“Having seen a non-market economy, I suddenly understood much better what I liked about a market economy.”

― Esther Dyson

“Which Esther Williams do you want to hear about?”

― Esther Williams

“Everything about my teenage life was almost ideal.”

― Esther Williams

“Talking about ‘stopping globalization’ is unrealistic – and probably not what anti-globalization protesters actually want.”

― Ethan Zuckerman

“It’s not about battling the original artists when I record these songs, it’s about paying tribute to them.”

― Etta James

“Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula,’ in my reading, is really obviously about disease and our relation to disease.”

― Eula Biss

“There’s a curiosity about what magazine editors do, the behind-the-curtain experience.”

― Eva Chen

“I’m always thinking about the viewers.”

― Eva Gutowski

“I’ll talk about my Tony all day long.”

― Eva Longoria

“I care about family issues.”

― Evan Bayh

“But Sneaky Pete was great. I didn’t bug him about Gram. Not too much, anyway.”

― Evan Dando

“For me, it’s all about The Dubliners by James Joyce. I love The Dead.”

― Evan Dando

“The key thing about me is that I’m really not very interesting.”

― Evan Davis

“Readers are what it’s all about, aren’t they? If not, why am I writing?”

― Evan Hunter

“Chinese readers are buying books in translation, particularly non-fiction about China, in large numbers.”

― Evan Osnos

“In Beijing, we talk about air purifiers the way that teenage boys talk about cars.”

― Evan Osnos

“Jews don’t care about ancient rivalries. We worry about humidity in Miami.”

― Evan Sayet

“It’s not about working harder; it’s about working the system.”

― Evan Spiegel

“I keep hearing about battery innovation, but it never makes it to my phone.”

― Evan Spiegel

“Life is all about embracing each moment that is given to you.”

― Evangeline Lilly

“If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given.”

― Eve Arnold

“That’s the thing about acting – you can’t fake it.”

― Eve Hewson

“I’m rarely invited to start-up parties, but who cares about their trinkets and apps anyway?”

― Evgeny Morozov

“There is something almost sacred about the Internet. I’m trying to secularize it.”

― Evgeny Morozov

“We are starting a process of decolonization in Bolivia. All this is bringing about change and we will continue.”

― Evo Morales

“The thing about parenting rules is there aren’t any. That’s what makes it so difficult.”

― Ewan McGregor

“It should be about this team, and it should be about these guys. It should be about our relationship. It shouldn’t be about records.”

― Ezekiel Elliott

“When Obama came to power, there was a lot of talk about a post-racial America.”

― Ezra Koenig

“Writers are historians, too. It is in literature that the greater truths about a people and their past are found.”

― F. Sionil Jose

“I have made the most profound apology in front of the Truth Commission and on other occasions about the injustices which were wrought by apartheid.”

― F. W. de Klerk

“Napoli wanted to send me to Rubin Kazan, and I knew nothing about it.”

― Fabio Quagliarella

“I don’t particularly get nervous about anything.”

― Fabrice Muamba

“I wasn’t really sure about the kind of films I wanted to be a part of. That’s when I saw ‘Aaranya Kaandam.’ I was stunned; it was such a stylish film.”

― Fahadh Faasil

“I really embrace everything about my daughter.”

― Farrah Abraham

“There’s bigger things to worry about than makeup.”

― Farrah Abraham

“If I’m ever concerned about something, I’ll have security deal with it.”

― Farrah Abraham

“I’m very specific about the guys I don’t like and what I’m not okay with.”

― Farrah Abraham

“I just don’t believe in joking about violence anymore.”

― Farrah Abraham

“I don’t think the Republicans care much about minorities.”

― Fat Joe

“There’s nothing I really believe about 50 Cent.”

― Fat Joe

“I auditioned 5-6 times for ‘Dangal.’ I was just waiting for the final call, as there were about 15-16 girls who auditioned for the role.”

― Fatima Sana Shaikh

“I don’t think about fights that didn’t happen.”

― Fedor Emelianenko

“People are fascinated about the world above them because it seems so out-of-reach.”

― Felix Baumgartner

“The ultimate touchstone of constitutionality is the Constitution itself and not what we have said about it.”

― Felix Frankfurter

“I can’t say anything I don’t love about Seattle.”

― Felix Hernandez

“I know a lot about City.”

― Fernandinho

“I don’t worry about the things I can’t change.”

― Ferran Adria

“I almost laughed about the Machiavellian plans of the presidents of the United States.”

― Fidel Castro

“If you’re going to learn about entrances from anyone, you might learn from the Undertaker.”

― Finn Balor

“No, I’ve never wanted kids. But I do read about parenting a lot.”

― Fiona Apple

“There were songs I would write about breaking up with somebody before I broke up with them, months and months before I broke up with them.”

― Fiona Apple

“There’s something about the Irish that is remarkable.”

― Fiona Shaw

“My dad still collects newspaper clippings about me.”

― Florence Pugh

“I haven’t took no punishment. There’s nothing cool about taking punishment.”

― Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

“I’m very secretive about my feelings, very shy.”

― Fran Kirby

“It’s creepy to see fan sites about me.”

― Frances Bean Cobain

“What has impressed me the most about the Italians whose tables we’ve sat at is that they are traditional cooks but also outrageously innovative. These people are wild improvisers.”

― Frances Mayes

“There’s something healing about tears.”

― Frances McDormand

“Everything is about class in England, whether it’s upper, lower or middle. Why should that be?”

― Francesca Annis

“This is not about being liberal. This is not about being conservative. This is about making sure our government works for all Americans.”

― Francine Busby

“I wrote about four novels before I wrote a word of journalism.”

― Francine Prose

“I’ll often dream about characters before I start writing their stories.”

― Francine Rivers

“It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the foulest, and surely the fairer way is not much about.”

― Francis Bacon

“I could be wrong about salvation. I could be wrong about a lot of things.”

― Francis Chan

“My film is not a movie; it’s not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam.”

― Francis Ford Coppola

“I was terrible at maths, but I could grasp science, and I used to love to read about the lives of the scientists. I wanted to be a scientist or an inventor.”

― Francis Ford Coppola

“We would rather speak ill of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Our enemy in Syria is Daesh: it’s not about containing but destroying this organisation.”

― Francois Hollande

“People care about others in their immediate network.”

― Frank Abagnale

“Most of my jokes are racist – usually about the Irish.”

― Frank Carson

“About six years ago my family was affected by multiple sclerosis.”

― Frank Iero

“I have no fear about the future for retail investors.”

― Frank Lowy

“I don’t know anything about a stock!”

― Frank McCourt

“When I read about Joyce, I realised that there was no eight-till-one in his life: it was 24 hours a day for him.”

― Frank McCourt

“I realized that I was about to turn 30, and Batman was permanently 29. And I was going to be damned if I was older than Batman.”

― Frank Miller

“I’m about being the best.”

― Frank Ocean

“I like the anonymity that directors can have about their films.”

― Frank Ocean

“Nothing anybody’s said or written about me ever bothers me, except when it does.”

― Frank Sinatra

“One learns about painting by looking at and imitating other painters.”

― Frank Stella

“Actors are real egomaniacs. They get into a movie, they think the whole movie’s about them.”

― Frank Vincent

“When ‘Run Lola Run’ came out, the thing about it was it was a very fast-paced film.”

― Franka Potente

“Don’t worry about things that haven’t happened yet.”

― Franka Potente

“Mark Zuckerberg talks about telepathy, and Elon Musk has invested in trying to create a brain-machine interface.”

― Franklin Foer

“The thing I love about electric vehicles is not stopping in gas stations. We’re so accustomed to that… Now I’m in control of when I refuel.”

― Franz von Holzhausen

“All I know about humor is that I don’t know anything about it.”

― Fred Allen

“Something about Portland just really resonated with me.”

― Fred Armisen

“For the foreseeable future, I’m all about building blockchain-based decentralized services.”

― Fred Ehrsam

“Words about Lincoln fill a small but ever-growing library.”

― Fred Kaplan

“Let’s not overlook, though, what we do know about the campaign finance scandal, and the fact the Chinese were involved in our presidential campaign and our congressional campaigns.”

― Fred Thompson

“Venture capital is about capturing the value between the startup phase and the public company phase.”

― Fred Wilson

“The ’80s were all about ‘Saturday Night’s Main Event.’”

― Freddie Prinze, Jr.

“There is something sublime about its aloofness from and its indifference to its external environment.”

― Frederick Soddy

“Information about the package is as important as the package itself.”

― Frederick W. Smith

“I don’t think the scientific method and the science fictional method are really analogous. The thing about them is that neither is really practiced very much, at least not consciously. But the fact that they are methodical does relate them.”

― Frederik Pohl

“I’m doing a book, ‘Chasing Science,’ about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport.”

― Frederik Pohl

“I’m pretty catholic about what constitutes science fiction.”

― Frederik Pohl

“Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“About 1930, our laboratory had obtained a large concave grating and set it up in a Runge-Paschen mounting.”

― Frits Zernike

“I don’t even talk about being locked up in any of my songs.”

― Future

“The dangerous thing about platform introductions is that they tend to create unrealistic expectations.”

― G. Edward Griffin

“I don’t think there’s something inherently irreligious about comics.”

― G. Willow Wilson

“Bielsa knows everything about everything.”

― Gabriel Batistuta

“The series of photographic operations, developing, washing, final drying, takes about quarter of an hour.”

― Gabriel Lippmann

“I have a very balanced posture about the political situation in my country.”

― Gabriela Isler

“I want not, that everybody hears about. Then I can’t longer be myself.”

― Gabriela Sabatini

“My friends are very opinionated about the people I date.”

― Gabrielle Union

“There is nothing offensive about the word ‘obese.’ It is a descriptor of a person’s weight.”

― Gad Saad

“In college, the guys aren’t worrying about whether they’ll be able to pursue their career dreams and still have kids.”

― Gail Collins

“I love 19th century fiction and, in particular, fiction written by and about women.”

― Gail Honeyman

“I have certainly been very front footed about increasing our gender representation at Westpac.”

― Gail Kelly

“Usually I trundle about in trainers and baggy jeans, looking about as attractive as a potato.”

― Gail Porter

“I’m so bored of all these girls who have written about 20 books by the time they’re 25.”

― Gail Porter

“The first thing one notices about Jill Abramson is her short stature. The second is her intensity.”

― Gail Sheehy

“And most of my early pictures failed but about one in a 100 somehow looked better than what I saw.”

― Galen Rowell

“I knew that the artists that I loved the most had something about them that was very unfiltered and very rough.”

― Gallant

“Let me mention that not all sun-like stars host planets – perhaps about 30% of them are planet-builders. It’s not so easy to form a planet!”

― Garik Israelian

“The odd thing about ‘Cripple of Inishmaan’ is it’s never actually been performed on the island.”

― Garry Hynes

“I find it heartening that readers are still excited about diving into a world.”

― Garth Risk Hallberg

“I love the States and their attitudes about entertainment.”

― Gary Carr

“I miss everything about Chicago, except January and February.”

― Gary Cole

“In most languages, ‘control’ is the first synonym for the word ‘manage.’ Control is about spotting and correcting deviations from pre-defined standards; thus to control, one must first constrain.”

― Gary Hamel

“Pop music should be about young people.”

― Gary Kemp

“We do not think clearly about our moral obligations to animals.”

― Gary L. Francione

“Twitter is an amazing thing; it brings footballers closer to the fans because so many of them are on there. I was cynical about it to begin with, but I have been converted.”

― Gary Lineker

“I sort of fall apart in terms of stamina after about 25 minutes!”

― Gary Lineker

“I’ve got about 5 million followers on Twitter, and if I tweet anything, there will be faux outrage.”

― Gary Lineker

“California has the highest number of illegal immigrants residing in its borders. The estimated number of illegal alien residents in California was about 2.2 million, or nearly 32 percent of the total number of illegal immigrants in the United States.”

― Gary Miller

“My folks were drunks, and I had a rough childhood – really rough – in fact, rougher than I thought about.”

― Gary Paulsen

“For me, it’s all about balancing your priorities.”

― Gauri Khan

“I don’t read everything written about me.”

― Gauri Khan

“Business is all about risk taking and managing uncertainties and turbulence.”

― Gautam Adani

“Infrastructure sector is all about building assets for the country. It is part of nation building.”

― Gautam Adani

“Kolkata Knight Riders is not about me. It is about the team.”

― Gautam Gambhir

“I am very passionate about Indian hockey.”

― Gautam Gambhir

“It’s seen as xenophobic to be worried about Islam, but they appear to disproportionately allow intolerance to blossom in their communities.”

― Gavin McInnes

“I wrote my first novel when my daughter was about six months old.”

― Gayle Forman

“A lot has been said about single mothers. Most of it has been less than flattering.”

― Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

“Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues.”

― Gaylord Nelson

“Music is all about wanting to be better at it.”

― Geddy Lee

“I feel a little uncomfortable about endorsements.”

― Geddy Lee

“You can’t connect with something you’re not passionate about.”

― Gemma Arterton

“I never really cared about what I looked like.”

― Gemma Ward

“Brilliant documentaries are about so much more than their subject.”

― Gemma Whelan

“I don’t like to talk about myself that much.”

― Gene Hackman

“Every superhero has this superhero identity and a civilian identity. A lot of their lives are about code switching.”

― Gene Luen Yang

“It’s not about me. It’s about not having to be ashamed.”

― Gene Robinson

“About my career I was serious and earnest, sometimes impatient.”

― Gene Tierney

“A lot of those songs are actually about Sarah, who I was recently divorced from about five or six months ago. I’d been seeing her off and on since I was about nineteen, so a lot of those songs are about her.”

― Gene Ween

“I don’t like to intellectualize about my acting.”

― Genevieve Bujold

“I didn’t read much of anything till I was 15, except Alistair MacLean and Michael Moorcock – the sword and sorcery novels – when I was about 13 or 14.”

― Geoff Dyer

“Making the ordinary potentially magical is what film should be all about.”

― Geoff Dyer

“Democracy isn’t solely about polite conversations in parliaments. It needs to be continually refreshed with raw passions, anger and ideals.”

― Geoff Mulgan

“I don’t think there’s enough breadth to the stories told about African-Americans.”

― Geoffrey S. Fletcher

“I always feel attacked when I’m asked about my painting.”

― Georg Baselitz

“Many things about our bodies would not seem to us so filthy and obscene if we did not have the idea of nobility in our heads.”

― Georg C. Lichtenberg

“If one is satisfied with things, one doesn’t complain about the downsides that exist, either.”

― Georg Henrik von Wright

“Movies are about escape.”

― George A. Romero

“That thing about being an icon, the fifth Beatle, I just found it so freaky.”

― George Best

“Not only do I not know what’s going on, I wouldn’t know what to do about it if I did.”

― George Carlin

“I am optimistic about the future of music.”

― George Crumb

“I like trying to get pregnant. I’m not so sure about childbirth.”

― George Eliot

“I’m conservative, but I’m not a nut about it.”

― George H. W. Bush

“I’m a conservative, but I’m not a nut about it.”

― George H. W. Bush

“The weight of a fabric is inconsequential, since seasonal dressing is all about layering.”

― George Kotsiopoulos

“Winter dressing is all about having chic outerwear.”

― George Kotsiopoulos

“Political correctness is about denial, usually in the weasel circumlocutory jargon which distorts and evades and seldom stands up to honest analysis.”

― George MacDonald Fraser

“I wouldn’t want to ever complain about having the opportunity to audition.”

― George MacKay

“It’s nice not to have to worry about constituents.”

― George McGovern

“I don’t really have any traits that I deplore. I get annoyed with myself sometimes, but that’s about it.”

― George Michael

“I write about my life.”

― George Michael

“We are very supportive of the economic reforms that the Chinese government have talked about.”

― George Osborne

“Many retailers have complained bitterly to me about the complexity of the Carbon Reduction Commitment. It’s not a commitment; it’s a tax.”

― George Osborne

“Between 1980 and 1990, the number of countries that were classified as ‘free’ or ‘mostly free’ increased by about 50%.”

― George P. Shultz

“A curious thing about this rarefied world is that bloggers are almost unfailingly contemptuous toward everyone except one another.”

― George Packer

“Partly what I’m writing about is the way taboos get toppled.”

― George Packer

“The Olympics are never just about sports.”

― George Packer

“You can theorise about the options you have but in reality they are very specific.”

― George Papandreou

“I’m thinking about governing as the governor of this state, and that’s what I’m going to do.”

― George Pataki

“I collect and read as many books about music and film as I do fiction.”

― George Pelecanos

“Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.”

― George S. Patton

“The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape.”

― George Santayana

“Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.”

― George Santayana

“We’re travelling for about nine-and-a-half months a year.”

― George Shearing

“’Star Trek’ is about acceptance, and the strength of the Starship Enterprise is that it embraces diversity in all its forms.”

― George Takei

“I thought this convention phenomenon was very flattering, but that’s about the extent of it.”

― George Takei

“A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there’s no question about it.”

― George W. Bush

“I’m concerned about truth and credibility in government.”

― George W. Romney

“A physicist is an atom’s way of knowing about atoms.”

― George Wald

“The strongest continuous thread in America’s political tradition is skepticism about government.”

― George Will

“I had to create an equivalent for what I felt about what I was looking at – not copy it.”

― Georgia O’Keeffe

“I’m ambivalent about tech.”

― Georgina Campbell

“There are 13 stories in ‘The Fencepost Chronicles’ about corrupt tribal leaders, trouble on the reserve, survival schemes, and communal drinking.”

― Gerald Vizenor

“I don’t have any doubts about how to play at the Bernabeu.”

― Gerardo Martino

“This question about Iraq has gotten personal.”

― Gerhard Schroder

“Any debate among politicians about monetary policy is counterproductive.”

― Gerhard Schroder

“Being mean about other people isn’t on my radar.”

― Geri Halliwell

“It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.”

― Gertrude Stein

“I wanna rhyme about God.”

― Ghostface Killah

“I want to have records on the field and do things on the field. That’s what this is about.”

― Giancarlo Stanton

“Every kid thinks about scoring rather than not conceding.”

― Gianluigi Buffon

“Startups are all about breaking the rules and changing the ‘natural order’ of things. So let’s do that for Series A terms.”

― Gil Penchina

“My songs were always about the tone of voice rather than the words.”

― Gil Scott-Heron

“With all my clients I work with, they all have their absolute specialness about them.”

― Giles Deacon

“Writing about Africa by Africans has been part of my literary apprenticeship, standing alongside works by authors such as Joseph Conrad, Joyce Cary and Graham Greene as influences.”

― Giles Foden

“I never worried about topping myself.”

― Gillian Armstrong

“Dan Harmon has this idea that characters on TV are allowed to talk about their favorite movies and TV shows and songs.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“I am very up front about about my inability to pronounce things correctly.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“I have a lot of good stories for talk shows about the conditions in which I worked.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“I am mad about hats. I collect them as souvenirs from my globe trotting.”

― Gillian Zinser

“I care about buses and libraries and schools and roads and education.”

― Gina Raimondo

“What I love about superheroes, and Superwoman in particular, is that in that comics world, they’re all curvaceous. They’re strong.”

― Gina Torres

“Dancing is all about your core.”

― Ginger Zee

“I love talking about Scientology.”

― Giovanni Ribisi

“The awareness has increased about the need to increase womenwomen participation in the workplace, but there are no amenities to assure that.”

― Gita Gopinath

“I have a thing about working with young people. I adore them.”

― Gladys Knight

“We should definitely be more careful about the things that we chose to do with our lives.”

― Gladys Knight

“There’s something about a catharsis that is very important.”

― Glenn Close

“There’s all kinds of schisms in Satanism, but the thing I like about it is the quest for knowledge.”

― Glenn Danzig

“What’s most revolutionary about Uber is not the tool that consumers use but the fact that the only equipment needed by its drivers is their iPhone.”

― Glenn Kelman

“Doors have an immediate familiarity. They’re everywhere. They’re scaled to our bodies, so there’s something human about them.”

― Glenn Ligon

“A lot of my work is about text taken to the point of abstraction.”

― Glenn Ligon

“So much of my work has been about disappearing.”

― Glenn Ligon

“The coal industry is a huge industry when we’re talking about polluting the environment, our air and our waterways.”

― Gloria Reuben

“There’s nothing automatic about political change, about liberation.”

― Gloria Steinem

“What’s so valuable about HBO is they tell stories. We learn from stories.”

― Gloria Steinem

“I became a fanatic about healthy food in 1944.”

― Gloria Swanson

“I don’t know much about modern art, but I guess I am modern art.”

― Gloria Trevi

“I’m really excited about working with Bunim/Murray and PB&J to unleash the power of ‘GloBugz’ on the universe.”

― GloZell

“I care about a lot of social issues, and I care about fashion.”

― Goapele

“The dog that trots about finds a bone.”

― Golda Meir

“Which player isn’t motivated about playing in the World Cup?”

― Gonzalo Higuain

“My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals.”

― Gordon Getty

“I bought my first camera in Seattle, Washington. Only paid about seven dollars and fifty cents for it.”

― Gordon Parks

“You talk about Japanese technocracy and you get radios.”

― Gordon Sinclair

“What I like least about myself is my belligerence.”

― Gore Vidal

“There is something about a bureaucrat that does not like a poem.”

― Gore Vidal

“Gossip is conversation about people.”

― Gore Vidal

“The truth about Pearl Harbour is obscured to this day. But it has been much studied.”

― Gore Vidal

“I am doubtful about reuniting with David Dhawan.”

― Govinda

“I have worked with producers like Saif Ali Khan and Salman Khan, and there have never been any complaints about my late-comings.”

― Govinda

“Mozart’s House’ had been on our Myspace page for a while and had about 50 views.”

― Grace Chatto

“When you get older, it’s not about what you did that you regret, it’s what you didn’t do.”

― Grace Slick

“Science is about filling in the details.”

― Graham Hawkes

“I am camp. Lots of gay men can’t cope with their campness. They are in denial about it.”

― Graham Norton

“I was keenly aware when I was drafted, when I signed my first contract; immediately, I was thinking about the end.”

― Grant Hill

“I don’t do any research. It’s all about gut. Editing – it’s always about gut.”

― Graydon Carter

“’The Guardian,’ with its deep journalistic traditions, is careful about context and explanation. It sees itself as a gatekeeper, and it worries about consequences.”

― Graydon Carter

“Life is all about seating and lighting.”

― Graydon Carter

“Widespread caffeine use explains a lot about the twentieth century.”

― Greg Egan

“There’s nothing in the Bible that talks about retirement.”

― Greg Gianforte

“I’m more concerned about maximum wages, not minimum wages.”

― Greg Gianforte

“We aren’t as concerned about the live aspect as other labels. The best live bands are the easiest to record.”

― Greg Ginn

“The unraveling of America’s long mid-century domestic consensus, which ran from about 1941 to 1966, had begun earlier, under Lyndon B. Johnson.”

― Greg Grandin

“It’s pointless to get all huffy about stuff.”

― Greg Gutfeld

“Hollywood is always about Hollywood.”

― Greg Gutfeld

“Talking about corporations – they’re so big. There’s not a person at a corporation.”

― Greg Kinnear

“I’m more optimistic about cycling right now than I’ve ever been.”

― Greg LeMond

“I’m not really worried about individual stats.”

― Greg Oden

“I’ll be remembered as the biggest bust in NBA history. But I can’t do nothing about that.”

― Greg Oden

“Every writer has characters that they become attached to and that they feel very strongly about.”

― Greg Rucka

“It’s all about proving it on the track and proving to people that have different views wrong.”

― Greg Rutherford

“The booking agent had the audacity to take 10 percent, so we wound up with about $100 a week apiece.”

― Gregg Allman

“I was always the Doubting Thomas of the bunch, and I don’t think I was convinced about the Allman Brothers until ‘Fillmore East’ hit – that one removed all doubt!”

― Gregg Allman

“And if there was something, suppose I wanted to write something really damning or embarrassing about one of the owners, that would really be a problem on the NFL’s site.”

― Gregg Easterbrook

“For what I wrote that started this whole controversy, I deserved to be criticized, and I felt bad about writing it. I felt bad mainly as a writer and a thinker.”

― Gregg Easterbrook

“Specifically with directors I’d worked with, and even some that I haven’t, they were all incredibly generous with me, having really long conversations about what they felt was useful as tips.”

― Greta Gerwig

“I feel lucky, happy and philosophical about it all.”

― Greta Scacchi

“When I became obsessed with Winston Churchill, I wrote a book about Churchill. What a joy it was to write that book!”

― Gretchen Rubin

“I’ve always been very intense about everything I do.”

― Grimes

“I have always been very interested in thinking deeply about things. I do this a lot.”

― GRiZ

“It’s all about the music. Everything else is just extra.”

― GRiZ

“Why should I care about posterity? What’s posterity ever done for me?”

― Groucho Marx

“One can’t carry one’s father’s corpse about everywhere.”

― Guillaume Apollinaire

“I’m having a lot of fun on Twitter, tweeting about books.”

― Guillermo del Toro

“As a producer, I learned not to declare anything about a movie I’m not directing.”

― Guillermo del Toro

“The West has the wrong perception about Turkey itself.”

― Guler Sabanci

“The great thing about musicals is that they transcend race.”

― Gurinder Chadha

“All my songs are clean, and I am very careful about the lyrics, too.”

― Guru Randhawa

“I’m really thrilled and excited about my first single with Dhvani Bhanushali.”

― Guru Randhawa

“I tend not to get too excited and surprised about things.”

― Gus Dapperton

“The deplorable mania of doubt exhausts me. I doubt about everything, even my doubts.”

― Gustave Flaubert

“The future is the worst thing about the present.”

― Gustave Flaubert

“I’m a collector, so I’ve got all kinds of sunglasses. I’d say I’ve got about a buck ten, buck twenty.”

― Guy Fieri

“People are very phobic about fish. And if they do cook fish, they fry it, which kills all the flavor.”

― Guy Fieri

“I’m a huge fan of Geffen records. Everything about them – their artists, their videos, their marketing.”

― Guy Oseary

“I love fatherhood. I could bang on about kids forever.”

― Guy Ritchie

“I’m neurotic about trying not to be neurotic!”

― Gwen Stefani

“I never felt any issues whatsoever about being a woman in Tech.”

― Gwynne Shotwell

“I usually do about five drafts per rhyme for each song.”

― Gza

“We have to convince people about the relevance of regional parties, and we are doing that.”

― H. D. Kumaraswamy

“One can never produce anything as terrible and impressive as one can awesomely hint about.”

― H. P. Lovecraft

“The shelf life of a seventh-year State of the Union address is about five minutes. Presidents can propose stuff. They’re probably not likely to get it done.”

― H. W. Brands

“Bad thing about playing at Alabama? I really didn’t have any bad moments.”

― Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

“My very first audition was on the lot of Paramount, and I was put on tape and it was very nerve-racking. I think it was about 15 pages.”

― Hailee Steinfeld

“From about ten, I knew I wanted to be an actor, and I started doing vocal shows and stuff.”

― Hale Appleman

“I shot ‘Girl’ about three weeks after I finished ‘The Magnificent Seven.’”

― Haley Bennett

“I’m not sad at all about turning 40.”

― Halle Berry

“I’m not a fanatic about exercising. For me, it’s about moderation and balance.”

― Halle Berry

“I care about Bahrain.”

― Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

“The worst thing for an effective war on terror is the suspicion of states about the objectives.”

― Hamid Karzai

“America is about choices, including those to live certain lifestyles.”

― Hamza Yusuf

“The entrenched beliefs many westerners profess about Islam often reveal more about the West than they do about Islam or Muslims.”

― Hamza Yusuf

“I’ve had about 140 albums released, and I’ve done everything I wanted to do.”

― Hank Snow

“If anybody in my business knew as much about their business as the public did, they’d be all right!”

― Hank Williams

“Maybe there’s something about the outsiderness of being Jewish that makes for a fiery feminist type.”

― Hanna Rosin

“I’m a huge foodie, but I’m also very conscious about what I put in my body.”

― Hannah Bronfman

“I really like singing, although I’m embarrassed about doing it.”

― Hannah Murray

“I should give a TED Talk about my TV-marathoning skills. It’s my sport.”

― Hannah Simone

“I decided I want to represent the U.S. and show what snowboarding’s all about.”

― Hannah Teter

“There’s about one sword-swallower per 2 to 4 million persons in each country.”

― Hans Rosling

“I didn’t think much about batting average when I was playing.”

― Harmon Killebrew

“A consumer is a shopper who is sore about something.”

― Harold Coffin

“The crimes of the U.S. throughout the world have been systematic, constant, clinical, remorseless, and fully documented but nobody talks about them.”

― Harold Pinter

“I certainly feel sad about the alienation from my son.”

― Harold Pinter

“I found the offer of a knighthood something that I couldn’t possibly accept. I found it to be somehow squalid, a knighthood. There’s a relationship to government about knights.”

― Harold Pinter

“I saw ‘On The Town’ about nine times. I discovered it. I loved it. I was in college.”

― Harold Prince

“I’m an oversharer but selective about who I share with.”

― Harriet Walter

“My operas usually come from musical ideas rather than ideas about subject matter.”

― Harrison Birtwistle

“What I observed about my fellow actors was that most gave up very easily.”

― Harrison Ford

“This generosity that has been offered to the United States says very much about the Venezuelan spirit.”

― Harry Belafonte

“I’m always suspicious of celebrities that write about their lives.”

― Harry Belafonte

“I’ve never been ambitious about recording.”

― Harry Dean Stanton

“My parents are Polish. I don’t know anything about Italian-ness.”

― Harry Lloyd

“I’ve always been passionate about England.”

― Harry Maguire

“Movies are all about plot. Theater, even if it’s story heavy, it’s about ideas.”

― Harvey Fierstein

“When cultural change succeeds, it succeeds because it’s so embedded in what we do that we don’t have to think about.”

― Harvey V. Fineberg

“The problem is we disagree about the origin. Is this occupied land or not?”

― Hassan Nasrallah

“We will not negotiate with anyone about our weapons and defenses, and we will make and store as many weapons, facilities, and missiles as we need.”

― Hassan Rouhani

“Playing the Mammy of Miss Leigh was just about the biggest thrill I’ve ever had.”

― Hattie McDaniel

“It wasn’t a conscious decision to actually make a movie about Guantanamo Bay. It was a device.”

― Hayden Schlossberg

“A lot of people have a lot to gain from peddling scare stories about cyber ‘warfare.’”

― Heather Brooke

“I’m very optimistic, but I’m optimistic about individuals, not institutions.”

― Heather Brooke

“I love to dance in the disco, but that’s about it.”

― Heather Mills

“I was quiet for a year but I had 4,000 articles written about me.”

― Heather Mills

“Football is not just about spending money.”

― Hector Bellerin

“I buy a lot of books I’ve found via the Internet, whose existences I’d otherwise never have known about.”

― Heidi Julavits

“Science shows us what exists but not what to do about it.”

― Heinz R. Pagels

“People are optimistic about the future.”

― Helen Clark

“I usually don’t read things written about me and I certainly don’t read things if they are inappropriate.”

― Helen Hunt

“I’m very passionate about philosophy and religion.”

― Helen Slater

“I am hopeful about any future for whites in this country, but not entirely optimistic.”

― Helen Suzman

“I wasn’t worried about turning 40 at all.”

― Helena Christensen

“When I’m driving the race track, it’s all about repetition.”

― Helio Castroneves

“I know too much about British politics to comment on British politics.”

― Helle Thorning-Schmidt

“Shakespeare is in many ways an African writer and ‘Hamlet’ would be seen as a very accurate historical saga about an African kingdom.”

― Henning Mankell

“When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.”

― Henny Youngman

“Really to sin you have to be serious about it.”

― Henrik Ibsen

“Football is all about self-confidence.”

― Henrik Larsson

“It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?”

― Henry David Thoreau

“Truths and roses have thorns about them.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“Conscience – the only incorruptible thing about us.”

― Henry Fielding

“I began composing works which were imitative of the music I was being told about. I was also very interested in translating the music into visual terms.”

― Henry Flynt

“There was a stage when I was a little embarrassed about my Asian upbringing.”

― Henry Golding

“Advice to persons about to marry – don’t.”

― Henry Mayhew

“If the private sectors are about markets and the public sectors are about governments, then the plural sector is about communities.”

― Henry Mintzberg

“Illiquid asset purchases are all about capital and encouraging private capital to come in.”

― Henry Paulson

“There’s so much written about the Titanic, and it’s hard to separate what’s fact and what’s fiction. My understanding is that the way the Titanic was designed, the emphasis was placed on surviving a head-on collision.”

― Henry Petroski

“The only thing about sanctions is that, like a lot of drone strikes, there are countless unintended victims. Cutting off aid to Uganda only increases the pain there.”

― Henry Rollins

“I never thought about getting any tattoos removed.”

― Henry Rollins

“I still have dreams about CBGB’s. I still miss the place.”

― Henry Rollins

“The more I learn about Mr. Romney, the less there is to admire.”

― Henry Rollins

“Since SpaceX’s very beginnings, they have talked about recovering and reusing at least the first stages of their rockets.”

― Henry Spencer

“The profession of the writer has its thorns about which the reader does not dream.”

― Henryk Sienkiewicz

“Forget about Nobel prizes; they aren’t really very important.”

― Herbert A. Simon

“I like to think that since I was about 19, I have studied human decision-making and problem-solving.”

― Herbert A. Simon

“Jazz is about being in the moment.”

― Herbie Hancock

“I feel a lot more secure about the directions I take, than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism.”

― Herbie Hancock

“I learned about machinery, I learned how men behaved under pressure, and I learned about Americans.”

― Herman Wouk

“Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.”

― Heywood Broun

“Even when people abroad see me, I’m often asked about a ‘Zone of the Enders’ sequel.”

― Hideo Kojima

“Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades, the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing.”

― Hilaire Belloc

“Equality should be a thing we don’t even have to talk about anymore.”

― Hilary Knight

“My role was to bring about fairness in the workplace. All I did was implement the laws that were currently on the books.”

― Hilda Solis

“Most people aren’t honest with themselves about money.”

― Hill Harper

“I don’t think we should be about the business of denying voters in Michigan and Florida the right to be heard.”

― Hillary Clinton

“I don’t think I’ve read any of the books that have been written about me.”

― Hillary Clinton

“I am 100% in the camp that says forgiveness is mostly about the forgiver.”

― Hillary Clinton

“Broadway is not about surprises. It’s about rewarding the putrid, formulaic crap that makes Broadway Broadway.”

― Hilton Als

“I admire Turgenev, Camus, Proust and Shakespeare, but I’ve also learnt a lot about writing from composers and artists.”

― Hisham Matar

“After the many rumours that we had heard about Hitler and the published criticisms we had read about him, we were pleasantly impressed. His appearance was neither pretentious nor affected.”

― Hjalmar Schacht

“When I began to write my books about Coalwood, I was surprised to discover, upon reflection, that it wasn’t an ordinary place at all.”

― Homer Hickam

“I care more about my pipe than about fame and honors.”

― Honoré Daumier

“I hate everything about airports from getting there to taking off.”

― Honor Blackman

“There is something great and terrible about suicide.”

― Honore de Balzac

“There’s a lack of knowledge about Iran and the Iranian people.”

― Hooman Majd

“I would do ‘American Splendor’ and ‘About Schmidt’ again in a heartbeat.”

― Hope Davis

“I don’t really want to rap about money.”

― Hopsin

“After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage, in about the middle of the afternoon, we came upon a second sealed doorway, which was almost the exact replica of the first.”

― Howard Carter

“I’m disenchanted with Communism and most other things. I’m cynical but not a cynic. I’m cynical about TV, Congress, and commercial peanut butter.”

― Howard Fast

“Truth is about propositions. When it comes to determining truth, it is vital to understand the methods used by individuals in asserting propositions.”

― Howard Gardner

“Many a trivial novel has been written about an important subject, and many a profound one about nothing in particular.”

― Howard Jacobson

“Craigslist is about authenticity. Craig has paid his dues, and people respect him.”

― Howard Rheingold

“What person doesn’t search online about their disease after they are diagnosed?”

― Howard Rheingold

“Pouring espresso is an art, one that requires the barista to care about the quality of the beverage.”

― Howard Schultz

“I’m much more concerned about America than the Democratic Party.”

― Howard Schultz

“I’m optimistic about the country; I’m optimistic about the American people.”

― Howard Schultz

“I don’t talk about my salary.”

― Howard Stern

“I read Plato’s ‘Republic.’ I read it through about five times until I could actually understand it.”

― Huey Newton

“A free press is the cornerstone of democracy; there is no question about that.”

― Hugh Grant

“It’s very rare in life to be sure about something – particularly when it’s an issue.”

― Hugh Grant

“I do heavy weights in the morning for about an hour, and then I do 45 minutes of higher-volume lifting in the afternoon. My least favorite is the legs… I do quite a few chin-ups and rows. I do mostly old-school lifting with a lot of squats.”

― Hugh Jackman

“Acting is largely about putting on masks, and music is about removing them.”

― Hugh Laurie

“No matter what we talk about, we are talking about ourselves.”

― Hugh Prather

“I was, somewhere in the neighborhood of about 300 jumps.”

― Hugh Shelton

“If a film isn’t really talking about who we are and what our psychologies are, then we’re probably not that interested in it, actually.”

― Hugo Weaving

“If I have a problem with someone I talk about them. I don’t pick on their kids.”

― Hulk Hogan

“I would rather talk about films that I did than the films that I didn’t do.”

― Huma Qureshi

“What I miss most about Lucknow is its chaat.”

― Huma Qureshi

“I don’t have any qualms about selling out.”

― Hunx

“If I had to define my philosophy, it would be about exploration, a journey, a story-telling.”

― Hussein Chalayan

“The public thinks that homelessness is about not having any accommodation to go to.”

― Iain Duncan Smith

“I was really into punk when I was about 14.”

― Ian Brown

“Even on songs we’ve got that are about a girl, there’s always something there that’s a call to insurrection.”

― Ian Brown

“I have heard that my Wikipedia entry is completely incorrect, but then again, so is everyone else’s. I haven’t bothered about that.”

― Ian Gillan

“I’ve consciously avoided actually reading anything about Wikipedia.”

― Ian Gillan

“All peoples have evolved extraordinarily precise ways of settling issues about the things that matter to them.”

― Ian Hacking

“Antonio Damasio is a distinguished neuroscientist with a flair for writing about science and an enthusiasm for philosophizing.”

― Ian Hacking

“Among the lesser effects of quantum theory are gaping holes in old ideas about causality.”

― Ian Hacking

“Eventually, before I die, I hope to have written about every part I’ve played.”

― Ian Mckellen

“There’s something wholesome about the theatre.”

― Ian Mckellen

“I don’t have Gandalf the White’s certainty about everything.”

― Ian Mckellen

“I get pretty grumpy about TV.”

― Ian Mckellen

“It’s about discipline. It’s about following instructions. It’s about the execution of the plan. That’s what sport is.”

― Ian Millar

“There is nothing we can do about the lynching now, as we are out-numbered and without arms.”

― Ida B. Wells

“I did a rendition of ‘Billie Jean’ which is on my Soundcloud. I put it on Twitter, and it got about 3000 hits that day.”

― Idris Elba

“I’d known since about eleven that I wanted to live in America.”

― Iggy Azalea

“Sometimes, entire songs are ready in just about five minutes.”

― Ilaiyaraaja

“A scenario without NAFTA is something we have to think about.”

― Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal

“My basic knowledge about Punjabi comes from films.”

― Ileana D’Cruz

“I am very critical about the way I look.”

― Ileana D’Cruz

“When I was coming to this country, I heard about its promises.”

― Ilhan Omar

“My comedy is a bit cartoonlike, if I really think about it.”

― Iliza Shlesinger

“There’s nothing ‘flash in the pan’ about my career. It’s been built fan by fan, city by city.”

― Iliza Shlesinger

“Because of what I’ve saved, I don’t really have a lot of worries about money.”

― Iman Shumpert

“I started gigging when I was about 16, and I was way too young to be in the clubs.”

― Imelda May

“When I heard Elvis and his ‘Sun Sessions,’ I went mad for it. I was about thirteen.”

― Imelda May

“Thrashing about on stage is my exercise for the day!”

― Imelda May

“The clash between Popper and Kuhn is not about a mere technical point in epistemology.”

― Imre Lakatos

“I’m not educated about cinema or genres.”

― Imtiaz Ali

“Neo-soul is really less about a sound than it is about a look, in my opinion.”

― India Arie

“I write about my experiences, so a lot of times, I do write about people.”

― India Arie

“I’m non-binary, but I don’t really talk about it that much.”

― Indya Moore

“There is something joyous about not talking.”

― Ingmar Bergman

“It’s not easy to talk about things that are still hurting.”

― Ingrid Betancourt

“Barack Obama has talked a lot about changing the way America relates to the world, and few areas are as ripe for reform as our policies on foreign aid.”

― Iqbal Quadir

“No one ever complains about a speech being too short!”

― Ira Hayes

“For gay people, we learned about our lives in secrecy and a lot of fear.”

― Ira Sachs

“During a transformation, it’s understandable to be hesitant about moving too fast, especially at the outset.”

― Irene Rosenfeld

“I’ve just learned about his illness. Let’s hope it’s nothing trivial.”

― Irvin S. Cobb

“Writing is about culture and should be about everything. That’s what makes it what it is.”

― Irvine Welsh

“There is nothing, really, that I wouldn’t write about, and I do write about a lot of grim things.”

― Irvine Welsh

“Hospitals are about healing.”

― Irwin Redlener

“There’s detailed information on how to assemble a nuclear weapon from parts. There’s books about how to build a nuclear bomb.”

― Irwin Redlener

“In Europe, a writer is supposed to improve up until he’s about 75.”

― Irwin Shaw

“Most of our shows are about two and a half hours long.”

― Isaac Hanson

“There’s something extraordinary about selling millions and millions of albums.”

― Isaac Hanson

“My life is about ups and downs, great joys and great losses.”

― Isabel Allende

“I have written about Chile extensively, and therefore I have read many books on the subject, mostly for research.”

― Isabel Allende

“I’m really not worried about my image overall.”

― Isabela Moner

“I talked about the persecution of Algerians and told about racism in my childhood. And it was as if, after that, I wasn’t French anymore.”

― Isabelle Adjani

“I’ve been acting since 2002, around about there.”

― Isaiah Mustafa

“I’ve worked towards self-development as an aspiring artiste. I’ve been most passionate about dancing and acting, so I have followed it obsessively.”

― Ishaan Khatter

“I have heard every negative thing under the sun about my body.”

― Iskra Lawrence

“The most important relationship we have in our lives is the relationship we have with ourselves, and we’re not taught about it.”

― Iskra Lawrence

“Girls shouldn’t be worried about their cellulite or their rolls. Or anything that makes us real.”

― Iskra Lawrence

“There’s a direct correlation between media and how we feel about our bodies.”

― Iskra Lawrence

“Isn’t that what writing is about? The constant attempt to understand the world?”

― Isobelle Carmody

“Transparency is not about restoring trust in institutions. Transparency is the politics of managing mistrust.”

― Ivan Krastev

“Life is a marathon, not a sprint. It’s about taking a bigger-picture approach.”

― Ivanka Trump

“Everything about mediocrity kills me.”

― Ivanka Trump

“There are enough stories about my family. We have all been in the public eye.”

― Ivanka Trump

“There’s something Vichy about the French.”

― Ivor Novello

“A company doesn’t have to compete with Amazon. A company can instead innovate in sectors Amazon doesn’t presently care about.”

― J. A. Konrath

“I went right to the ‘Guide to the Marvel Universe,’ which has every Marvel character from A-Z, and fortunately, I had every issue. I found ‘Deathlok,’ read about him there.”

― J. August Richards

“I’m involved in issues, and issues are about grass-roots politics.”

― J. B. Pritzker

“Watches are about status.”

― J Balvin

“It’s all about the vibes. That’s why it’s called ‘Vibras’ in Spanish.”

― J Balvin

“I read ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’ when I was 19, and I still think about the characters.”

― J. Courtney Sullivan

“An arts degree is like a diploma in origami. And about as much use.”

― J. G. Ballard

“When the modern movement began, starting perhaps with the paintings of Manet and the poetry of Baudelaire and Rimbaud, what distinguished the modern movement was the enormous honesty that writers, painters and playwrights displayed about themselves. The bourgeois novel flinches from such notions.”

― J. G. Ballard

“I don’t think about who the audience is for my books.”

― J. K. Rowling

“I had had a continuing smoldering fury about the treatment of Jews in Germany.”

― J. Robert Oppenheimer

“I’m constantly anxious about making mistakes.”

― Jacinda Ardern

“There was this darkness about being from New Jersey.”

― Jack Antonoff

“That’s one of the things that I’ve loved about ‘Spider-Man’ and Marvel in general. The characters all have dimension.”

― Jack Coleman

“The snow leopard is absolutely magnificent. It represents really what endangered species are all about.”

― Jack Hanna

“I learned about the market’s power when I was traded to the Buffalo Bills for $100.”

― Jack Kemp

“I don’t care about revenues.”

― Jack Ma

“I know nothing about technology.”

― Jack Ma

“Every technological revolution takes about 50 years.”

― Jack Ma

“I like to not care that much about criticism, but I do care about it.”

― Jack Nicholson

“My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I’ve been teaching myself computer graphics, so I’m reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts.”

― Jack Prelutsky

“My favorite thing about New York is the view, the skyline.”

― Jack Reynor

“The public’s nerves are raw and edgy. You have to be discreet and understanding about the films you are showing.”

― Jack Valenti

“Management is all about managing in the short term, while developing the plans for the long term.”

― Jack Welch

“If I had to do it all over, I’d be more secluded about it.”

― Jack Whittaker

“I have a vast curiosity about our universe, our origins, and its probable future.”

― Jack Williamson

“Though the Grimms kept about 100 of the tales from the first edition, they changed them a good deal.”

― Jack Zipes

“I am currently talking to one of the studios about making American Star as a TV series.”

― Jackie Collins

“Jesse Jackson, when I met him, he had an innocence about him which is still very much a part of him today.”

― Jackie Jackson

“I started playing the trumpet when I was about eight.”

― Jackson Browne

“Typical news accounts and commentaries about school shootings and rampage killings rarely mention gender.”

― Jackson Katz

“I have had to learn about saying no.”

― Jaclyn Smith

“A constitutional monarchy requires the monarch to be above politics but to be fully informed about politics.”

― Jacob Rees-Mogg

“I am very particular about cleansing.”

― Jacqueline Fernandez

“My brothers live in Australia and don’t really know about Bollywood.”

― Jacqueline Fernandez

“Philanthropy is no longer about writing a check for $10,000 to the opera.”

― Jacqueline Novogratz

“Until I was about 13, Manhattan had been a world seen from its edges.”

― Jacqueline Woodson

“When I write, I don’t think about messages for my readers.”

― Jacqueline Woodson

“Everything bad about France was transferred to Quebec.”

― Jacques Villeneuve

“Spirituality is not about looking up or down – it’s about looking inward.”

― Jaggi Vasudev

“When I found out dairy was an inflammatory, which I had no idea about, I cut that out.”

― Jahlil Okafor

“I don’t worry about individual matchups.”

― Jahlil Okafor

“I do three different workouts a day. In total, it’s about six or seven hours.”

― Jahlil Okafor

“I was always realistic about the fact I wanted to be involved with big films.”

― Jai Courtney

“Our show is about starting over.”

― Jai Rodriguez

“I like my chances toe to toe with just about anybody.”

― Jake Arrieta

“I care about the integrity of the game.”

― Jake Arrieta

“It’s about just staying in the moment.”

― Jake Arrieta

“I don’t care about the word ‘pop’. The Beatles were pop; it’s just what’s popular.”

― Jake Bugg

“I have a group of friends that I’m pretty sentimental about.”

― Jake Johnson

“You can’t think about the past anymore.”

― Jake LaMotta

“When I stopped caring about every other content creator, I became the best one.”

― Jake Paul

“I’m so crazy about making albums and singing and dancing.”

― Jake Shears

“There is nothing remarkable about having media and foreign embassy contacts. When I lived in Saudi Arabia as a journalist, this was a regular occurrence.”

― Jamal Khashoggi

“Let’s be cautious about narrow nationalism.”

― James A. Forbes

“October baseball is what it’s all about.”

― James A. Winnefeld, Jr.

“I’d decided to write about stuff that I would like to hear standup about.”

― James Acaster

“I’m invested in about 13 private companies. I’ve advised probably another 50 private companies.”

― James Altucher

“Games are all about taking risks.”

― James Altucher

“I don’t think about consequences too much.”

― James Arthur

“When it comes to valuation, there’s only one thing stock investors really care about, which is earnings.”

― James B. Stewart

“It is unfortunate that Americans are no longer aware of what the constitution says and what their rights are. Because of that, we are often very passive about what happens when the government violates those rights.”

― James Bovard

“I’m kidding about having only a few dollars. I might have a few dollars more.”

― James Brown

“I did the thing with bonds, which was about 30 million dollars, and didn’t get none of the money on them.”

― James Brown

“I’ve been held responsible for taxes I know nothing about.”

― James Brown

“One of the admirable features of British novelists is that they have no scruple about setting their stories in foreign settings with wholly foreign personnel.”

― James Buchan

“It’s a very charming movie about the mob – a real stretch for me.”

― James Caan

“Campaigns are about adjustments.”

― James Carville

“There’s been thousands of very, very funny and also very, very nasty tweets about me.”

― James Charles

“I talked to everyone about the project: actors and extras, members of the crew and passers by.”

― James D’arcy

“I’ve been on a lot of shows that nobody cared about.”

― James Denton

“The biggest surprise about our marriage is that Erin was out there.”

― James Denton

“They’re pretty particular about what they show. They certainly edit the scripts and have conversations with the writers about what they are and aren’t willing to portray. But the writers and the network are pretty much on the same page.”

― James Denton

“Everyone moans about the collapsing U.S. infrastructure.”

― James Fallows

“I become kind of obsessive about research.”

― James Franco

“There’s never really been a tradition of making films about Jewish themes or using Judaism as a constant.”

― James Gray

“Sean Penn has announced his retirement from acting about 72 times.”

― James Gray

“Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases. The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions.”

― James Hansen

“I have a dread of sounding pretentious and try not to talk too much about what I do.”

― James Herbert

“I’m very cagey about making friends, and I rarely do.”

― James Herbert

“I’m cautious about a lot of words.”

― James Hillman

“I don’t use a computer in writing at all. I’m sort of old-fashioned about it.”

― James Horner

“The newspaper headlines may shout about global warming, extinctions of living species, the devastation of rain forests, and other worldwide catastrophes, but Americans evince a striking complacency when it comes to their everyday environment and the growing calamity that it represents.”

― James Howard Kunstler

“I’m very optimistic about the future. I’m just not optimistic about the skyscraper as a building typology that is suited for the future.”

― James Howard Kunstler

“I don’t like talking about ‘solutions.’ I prefer talking about intelligent responses.”

― James Howard Kunstler

“Making an authentic film about anything is difficult.”

― James L. Brooks

“I don’t worry about how I look.”

― James L. Dolan

“I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway.”

― James Lovelock

“One pound of uranium is worth about 3 million pounds worth of coal or oil.”

― James Lovelock

“I would not think twice about being part of any incarnation of the ‘X-Men’ films.”

― James Marsden

“I don’t know much about the Internet, I’m afraid.”

― James Marsters

“A story about my life would be utterly dull.”

― James McAvoy

“I wasn’t a guy built to write about entertainment.”

― James McBride

“The part of modern pop music I don’t know much about is hip hop.”

― James Mercer

“Until having kids, I had never really thought about mortality so much.”

― James Mercer

“Here’s the thing about me: I have a job to do and I do it.”

― James Murdoch

“LCD is a band about a band writing music about writing music.”

― James Murphy

“I have a thing about inane lyrics – the world doesn’t need them.”

― James Murphy

“Producers get very jittery about things.”

― James Nesbitt

“I’ll be very clear about this: I’m not a fan of getting rid of Dodd-Frank.”

― James P. Gorman

“In terms of other functions, we are making a mistake about insisting on a public school monopoly.”

― James Q. Wilson

“Spiritual consciousness is, on the whole, very adventurous and all about pursuing our deepest, most fulfilling dreams.”

― James Redfield

“This is the devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim.”

― James Reston

“This is the very devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim.”

― James Reston

“I came to NYU to study experimental theater. Shortly thereafter, I was featured in a ‘Newsweek’ article about the emerging downtown club scene, and, well, that was it for NYU. I was off and running.”

― James St. James

“Most of my movies get about a third raves, a third vicious attacks, and a third in-between.”

― James Toback

“I don’t worry about whether anyone knows anything about art.”

― James Turrell

“Las Vegas is about distraction.”

― James Turrell

“Boomf is all about communicating via marshmallows.”

― James William Middleton

“The interesting thing about overeating or being obese is there’s this physical manifestation of it.”

― Jami Attenberg

“It’s based around a Jewish family but it really is a universal theme about getting along and coming along.”

― Jami Gertz

“I could eat 10 packs of Hula Hoops a day and not think about it.”

― Jamie Dornan

“I read a lot about serial killers.”

― Jamie Dornan

“I certainly don’t have any airs about myself.”

― Jamie Farr

“I was vegan for about 20 years.”

― Jamie Hince

“We’re not too out there to educate people about any specific thing necessarily so much as we are to encourage critical and scientific thinking.”

― Jamie Hyneman

“I’m excited about all technology.”

― Jamie Hyneman

“I was raised not to talk about money. It was considered impolite.”

― Jamie Johnson

“Contrary to common assumption, many of the wealthiest Americans aren’t worried about the weakening economy at all. They are actually excited about it.”

― Jamie Johnson

“To me, being in the studio is one of the most exciting parts about being an artist.”

― Jamie Lynn Spears

“I’ve cooked just about everything really.”

― Jamie Oliver

“Jobs are changing. Jobs will be about the blending of the digital and industrial capabilities.”

― Jamie S. Miller

“I mostly paint animals I’m familiar with, but I did a series of paintings of ravens, so I read everything about them.”

― Jamie Wyeth

“When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted.”

― Jan de Bont

“Publishing is, by its nature, about deadlines, and deadlines are toxic.”

― Jan Karon

“I really care about my readers. I care about anyone who reads my books.”

― Jan Karon

“Writers don’t write about people they know. They write what they know about people.”

― Jan Mark

“Working families spend about 90 percent of their income on consumption – buying stuff. The rich spend less than 45 percent.”

― Jan Schakowsky

“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.”

― Jane Austen

“Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.”

― Jane Austen

“I have no regrets about my life.”

― Jane Badler

“I love to hear about ordinary people’s lives and interests and what motivates them.”

― Jane Clayson

“I tend to make snap judgements about people.”

― Jane Fallon

“I’m stupidly shy. It’s the thing I dislike most about myself.”

― Jane Fallon

“If I’ve got one thing that I really believe about fiction and life, it’s that there are no minor characters.”

― Jane Gardam

“I came to comic books when I was about 15.”

― Jane Goldman

“I have been incredibly lucky with my novels but I had absolutely no idea if anyone would be interested in a cookbook. So I started to think about self-publishing.”

― Jane Green

“Sentimentality about nature denatures everything it touches.”

― Jane Jacobs

“We did talk about cheese on our first date.”

― Jane Kaczmarek

“Before I met my husband, I was just about to look into adoption.”

― Jane Leeves

“A common complaint about stories that include excessive coincidence is that the story is ‘unrealistic.’”

― Jane Lindskold

“I’ve always had a lot of ambivalence about fame and celebrity.”

― Jane Pauley

“Political biography is in the doldrums. No one wants to read 800 pages or so of cradle-to-grave dead politics, especially if it’s familiar stuff and has all been written about before.”

― Jane Ridley

“My mom was paranoid about my safety.”

― Jane Smiley

“I’ve bought perfectly healthy horses for a couple of hundred dollars just as they were about to be loaded on a slaughterhouse-bound truck.”

― Jane Velez-Mitchell

“Teaching, I find, is not the most amusing thing on earth; in fact, with a stupid lump for a Pupil, it is about the most irksome.”

― Jane Welsh Carlyle

“I know nothing about making a movie.”

― Janet Evanovich

“It was the Control album that was really about what I wanted to do.”

― Janet Jackson

“It’s really about being pleased with yourself.”

― Janet Jackson

“I was incredibly self-conscious about the way I looked.”

― Janet McTeer

“I was very nervous about the accent. I was very nervous about being an American.”

― Janet McTeer

“I’m interested in elder justice and what we can do about elder abuse and neglect.”

― Janet Reno

“Nationally, the share of mortgages that are underwater fell by about one-half between 2011 and 2014.”

― Janet Yellen

“I lived the stuff that Jackie Collins writes about.”

― Janice Dickinson

“Writing songs is really about writing. It’s not about necessarily focusing on one particular style or making it one particular thing.”

― Jann Klose

“Male actors have to lie about their ages, too.”

― Jared Harris

“What I care most about is representing my constituents. If that ruffles a few feathers along the way, so be it.”

― Jared Polis

“For me, the great thing about music is that anybody can do it.”

― Jarvis Cocker

“The good thing about people really is their iffy-ness and dodginess, isn’t it?”

― Jarvis Cocker

“’Scalped’ No. 1 was only the third comic script I’d ever written. I really learned a lot about writing on the fly with that series.”

― Jason Aaron

“I love playing music. And that’s what it’s all about.”

― Jason Aldean

“But I didn’t know much about directing a movie.”

― Jason Alexander

“I still don’t know much about directing a movie.”

― Jason Alexander

“I have no illusions about having another ‘Seinfeld’ in my life.”

― Jason Alexander

“What is it about Iowa? I’m the shortest guy in the state.”

― Jason Alexander

“Tony Hale is a devout Christian and is a complete retard when it comes to swearing. The script called for him to swear for about 30 seconds and he just couldn’t do it.”

― Jason Bateman

“I’ve been fortunate, but I’m also not very precious about making sure I’m the star of a film.”

― Jason Bateman

“There’s a bunch of different flavours of funny. It’s all about the execution of it.”

― Jason Bateman

“It’s not about finding a home so much as finding yourself.”

― Jason Behr

“Halloween is woke, and there’s nothing we can do about it.”

― Jason Blum

“You can’t be ever embarrassed about hustling.”

― Jason Calacanis

“I can’t complain about the roles that have come my way.”

― Jason Clarke

“I’m all about Adidas.”

― Jason Day

“Comics are about the illusion of movement, and movies are about movement itself.”

― Jason Henderson

“I’m that dude from the ad about background checks where I put a rifle together blindfolded.”

― Jason Kander

“When we blaze trails, which is what Hulu is about, it takes time. That is not for the faint of heart, and we understand that.”

― Jason Kilar

“Hulu is about the shows, not the networks. The shows are the brands that users care about.”

― Jason Kilar

“I write about eight hours a day, and I throw away most of what I write.”

― Jason Molina

“Theater is about language, so characters have to define themselves through language for an audience.”

― Jason Moore

“When I’m on the field, family-wise, family matters, whatever off-the-field issues, I’m not worried about.”

― Jason Pierre-Paul

“I don’t like Philly. I don’t care at all about Philly.”

― Jason Pierre-Paul

“I’m not worried about sacks in the preseason.”

― Jason Pierre-Paul

“Anytime you have an injury, you’re going to be iffy about stuff.”

― Jason Pierre-Paul

“I know what it takes to get to the Super Bowl, what Giants pride and that defense is really about.”

― Jason Pierre-Paul

“’To Kill a Mockingbird’ wasn’t about me.”

― Jason Reynolds

“Theater is about life, not about television or movies.”

― Jason Robards

“That’s what interests me about film: directing.”

― Jason Robards

“The most frustrating thing about injuries is that they take so bloody long to heal.”

― Jason Statham

“The thing about the UK is we don’t really make that many great movies.”

― Jason Statham

“You should never assume about someone.”

― Jason Statham

“Disability, in general, hasn’t been included in the conversation about inclusivity.”

― Jason Winston George

“My favorite thing about Taiwan is the food.”

― Jason Wu

“The fun one can have writing books about books is limitless, to be honest.”

― Jasper Fforde

“In the match, it’s all about execution and keeping a clear head.”

― Jasprit Bumrah

“I’m definitely excited about getting better.”

― JaVale McGee

“I’m actually good friends with Diplo, and we’ve talked about collab’ing.”

― JaVale McGee

“I like talking about football.”

― Javier Mascherano

“A lot of rappers lie about who and what they are.”

― Jay IDK

“I am quite fussy about clothes.”

― Jay Kay

“We’ve been hearing about the death of the novel ever since the day after Don Quixote was published.”

― Jay McInerney

“The stories about the life and teachings of Jesus were mainly told in Greek, the original language of the gospels.”

― Jay Parini

“In a sense, I wrote the book about Jesus that I wanted to read.”

― Jay Parini

“I talk about my cats all the time.”

― Jayma Mays

“No one wants to see or read about a dull subject. I don’t consider myself a dull subject.”

― Jayne Mansfield

“To be honest, I am not happy about all the publicity.”

― Jean Alesi

“The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence.”

― Jean Baudrillard

“Our real interest starts with our neighbors… the future is about regional economies.”

― Jean Charest

“Europe has to be about more than market, goods, and money.”

― Jean-Claude Juncker

“It was always about the story rather than the character.”

― Jean Dujardin

“I don’t care about my image.”

― Jean Dujardin

“Anyone who hasn’t experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.”

― Jean Genet

“Nobody ever wrote better about domestic things than Robert Benchley.”

― Jean Kerr

“Our invisibility is the essence of our oppression. And until we eliminate that invisibility, people are going to be able to perpetuate the lies and myths about gay people.”

― Jean O’Leary

“One of the most striking things one finds about the child under 7-8 is his extreme assurance on all subjects.”

― Jean Piaget

“Unfortunately, a lot of kids don’t read anymore. I don’t know what we can do about that.”

― Jean Smart

“I never cared about money.”

― Jeanette Winterson

“One of my favorite things about supernatural fiction is its vast array of creatures.”

― Jeaniene Frost

“I’m interested in everthing but passionate about nothing.”

― Jeanne Calment

“The Puente Hills Landfill, about sixteen miles east of downtown Los Angeles, serves 5 million people in seventy-eight California cities, one of six landfills operated by the Sanitation Districts of L.A. County.”

― Jeanne Marie Laskas

“I’ve never worried about age.”

― Jeanne Moreau

“There’s a lot of obsession about people’s personal ambitions.”

― Jeb Bush

“The GOP should be the GSP: the Grand Solutions Party. It should be about solutions, not talking points.”

― Jeb Bush

“I like to write about characters who are conflicted.”

― Jed Mercurio

“There’s something very frightening about the vulnerability of mothers and babies.”

― Jed Mercurio

“I don’t know about you, but most of my exchanges with cashiers are not that meaningful.”

― Jeff Bezos

“I don’t have one movie that is my favorite, I have about 25-30 favorites.”

― Jeff Bridges

“I’d maybe done about 12 movies when I decided that this was what I was going to do.”

― Jeff Bridges

“I don’t really care about having more fame than I have.”

― Jeff Bridges

“Comedy is hard to do. All the cliches about it are true.”

― Jeff Daniels

“We need to hit pause, and possibly reset, as we think about this whole Syrian refugee resettlement issue.”

― Jeff Duncan

“We don’t know what we don’t know about Ebola. We think we know it’s a virus, but is it mutating? Can it be spread by airborne?”

― Jeff Duncan

“I can’t discuss the possibility of the U.S. involvement in Syria’s civil war without also talking about Benghazi.”

― Jeff Duncan

“Math? Forget about it. If I add four plus eight plus six, I have to count on my fingers. I guess I’m hooked up differently.”

― Jeff Dunham

“Tim Burton’s ‘Sleepy Hollow’ has got to be the most gorgeous, sumptuous, painterly movie ever made about multiple decapitations.”

― Jeff Giles

“If you think about $7.25 an hour, that’s $290 a week. It’s inhumane to have that kind of wage.”

― Jeff Greene

“My oldest grew up on Disney, but my youngest is all about Snapchat and YouTube.”

― Jeff Jarrett

“I write and draw from the gut. I often don’t know what my stories are about until they’re done.”

― Jeff Lemire

“When I write Superboy and other DC characters, it’s about boiling them down to core concepts.”

― Jeff Lemire

“I care about narrative structure; I care about how stories unfold.”

― Jeff Nichols

“I really don’t care about plot. I really, really don’t.”

― Jeff Nichols

“I’m really calculating when it comes to these scripts – I’m really calculated about character behavior and dialogue.”

― Jeff Nichols

“I outline and outline and outline, and then I’m very specific about the stuff I write. That’s my process.”

― Jeff Nichols

“Stop the nonsense about ‘student-athlete.’”

― Jeff Van Gundy

“Rule one: Write about settings you’re familiar with.”

― Jeffery Deaver

“In suspense novels even subplots about relationships have to have conflict.”

― Jeffery Deaver

“I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book.”

― Jeffery Deaver

“But the thing I felt most strongly about, and put at the end of one of the prison diaries, was education.”

― Jeffrey Archer

“I can’t say enough about Ireland. I can’t. I’d move there.”

― Jeffrey Dean Morgan

“The great thing about Starz is that there’s not a lot of restrictions.”

― Jeffrey Dean Morgan

“If someone grabbed me, I’d probably be able to choke them out in about eight seconds.”

― Jeffrey Donovan

“I’m hopefully making the reader feel a lot about the characters and then about their own life.”

― Jeffrey Eugenides

“The great thing about movies is that they’re collaborative. And the worst thing is that they’re collaborative.”

― Jeffrey Wright

“The iPad’s all about proprietary apps that are supposed to be amazing on the bigger screen.”

― Jen Lancaster

“I don’t know what to say about Jill Marie. The girls on ‘Girlfriends’ were all my babies.”

― Jenifer Lewis

“I think I know a lot about campaigns.”

― Jenna Bush

“I get really excited about jewelry.”

― Jenna Fischer

“Ultimately, what the tech industry really cares about is ushering in the future, but it conflates technological progress with societal progress.”

― Jenna Wortham

“The tabloids, instead of being about alien babies and stuff, it’s my triplets, quadruplets, marriages, feuds.”

― Jennifer Aniston

“I would not want to be on a cruise ship. Some ferry crossings I’m not too thrilled about.”

― Jennifer Connelly

“The standup thing has been really fun, really seeing the United States instead of reading about it.”

― Jennifer Coolidge

“There is something about a phony that creeps me out so much.”

― Jennifer Coolidge

“In ‘Next to Normal,’ I had millions of breakdowns and panic attacks, but nobody ever heard about those.”

― Jennifer Damiano

“I was totally all about the American Girl dolls when I was little – I had so many.”

― Jennifer Damiano

“If you don’t have people that the reader cares about and stories that are gripping, you’ve got nothing.”

― Jennifer Egan

“The bear is what we all wrestle with. Everybody has their bear in life. It’s about conquering that bear and letting him go.”

― Jennifer Lopez

“I’ve learned something about kids – they don’t do what you say; they do what you do.”

― Jennifer Lopez

“I do know a lot about Scientology. And I know about the practices. I know all about what the technology is and all that kind of stuff. It’s very helpful.”

― Jennifer Lopez

“The great thing about computer animation is that all of those environments exist as three-dimensional worlds, so these VR worlds already exist.”

― Jennifer Yuh Nelson

“We’re about moderation.”

― Jenny Craig

“I can’t stand folk who are all snobby about reality TV.”

― Jenny Eclair

“So basically, I don’t know what I’m talking about. But maybe I do.”

― Jenny McCarthy

“When I’m designing, I’m thinking about what it would be like to wear that piece.”

― Jenny Packham

“We’re not the best about knowing what’s the most interesting about ourselves.”

― Jenny Zhang

“’Flower’ is about the sublime.”

― Jenova Chen

“I’m a game designer, so I care about the whole experience.”

― Jenova Chen

“I realized that even though I had this urge, this longing, to write about other people, in order for it to be emotionally gripping, I needed to be in there somehow.”

― Jens Lekman

“I wouldn’t write about something that I haven’t experienced myself.”

― Jens Lekman

“I’ve got lots of stamina; don’t worry about that. I cycle every day – it’s OK.”

― Jeremy Corbyn

“I’m writing a movie script about vampires with an animator called Michael Booth.”

― Jeremy Hardy

“Sigourney Weaver was one of the nicest lady actors I have ever met. So friendly about everything.”

― Jeremy Howard

“There’s a great thing about amateur sport: it is purer. And the athletes are not open to so much pressure with amateur sport.”

― Jeremy Irons

“I have no specific ideas in mind of what I will or won’t do; it’s all about the roles.”

― Jeri Ryan

“We have to be realistic about what the state can afford, and put an end to abuses of the system that cost millions.”

― Jerry Brown

“Acting and modelling are good, but motherhood is what it’s all about.”

― Jerry Hall

“I don’t think that McMahon thinks very much about the fact that J.R and I have been successful. I don’t think that McMahon thinks the wrestling announcers really have that much to contribute the show.”

― Jerry Lawler

“I don’t talk about anything negative.”

― Jerry Lewis

“I was the center square on Hollywood Squares for about fifteen weeks.”

― Jerry Mathers

“We’ve been through about a million different line-ups throughout our career.”

― Jerry Only

“The only thing about sports is making sure you don’t read the papers too often.”

― Jerry Reinsdorf

“I like money, but it’s never been about the money.”

― Jerry Seinfeld

“You can be passionate about anything.”

― Jerry Seinfeld

“Usually it takes me about nine to 12 months to write a book.”

― Jerry Spinelli

“I have a business to run and stockholders to think about.”

― Jerry Yang

“There is something interesting about a face that has lived.”

― Jeryl Prescott

“There was nothing postracial about my experience, and there still isn’t.”

― Jesmyn Ward

“I’m always curious about other writers’ routines.”

― Jesmyn Ward

“For me, it’s ultimately about a great pair of shoes.”

― Jessalyn Gilsig

“Nothing is so dear as what you’re about to leave.”

― Jessamyn West

“I purposefully isolate myself from anything that has to do with any press. I don’t read any press about myself.”

― Jesse Eisenberg

“I’m always up to no good, messing about.”

― Jesse Lingard

“I’m a Giants fan through and through. I am crazy about Eli Manning. I’m all about the Giants.”

― Jesse McCartney

“There’s nothing glamorous about war at all.”

― Jesse Ventura

“Biden’s about as disciplined as a puppy, OK?”

― Jesse Watters

“Before, it was just about making the films – and now it’s releasing them. Which is a steep learning curve.”

― Jessica Chastain

“I’m really inspired by stories I didn’t know about.”

― Jessica Chastain

“I have about 4 albums of Disney songs, but the embarrassing part is that I know each song word for word, and have dances choreographed for most.”

― Jessica De Gouw

“About music shows… um… I do want to go on music shows.”

― Jessica Jung

“The thing that’s amazing about working with Chris Landon is that he has such an encyclopedic knowledge of all films in all genres.”

― Jessica Rothe

“The great thing about Dallas is there’s no paparazzi.”

― Jessica Simpson

“When I was younger, about 15, I suffered badly from depression.”

― Jessie Buckley

“I’m quite glad about having a few craggy edges to myself.”

― Jessie Buckley

“That’s the great thing about women is they are multitaskers, and they can do it all.”

― Jessie James Decker

“I’m all about polarities and juxtapositions.”

― Jessie Reyez

“There was all of about 30 kids where I went to school; we were all one clique.”

― Jessie Usher

“My fans get passionate about certain songs.”

― Jewel

“A lot of my upbringing was about denying or fretting or evading.”

― Jhumpa Lahiri

“Talk politics, talk about study and talk positively.”

― Jiang Zemin

“There’s something about soft, unstructured arms that’s very beautiful.”

― Jill Clayburgh

“I don’t have to talk about critics – I don’t care.”

― Jill Ellis

“World Cups are about winning.”

― Jill Ellis

“I am a fantastic nurse. I discovered this about myself, and I’m really fantastic about diagnosing things.”

― Jill Flint

“Weirdly, there have been a lot of critics of conservatism, but very few critics of innovation. As a culture, we are deeply paranoid about politics, but we gaze upon innovation with rapturous adulation.”

― Jill Lepore

“I’m constantly confused about how to dress.”

― Jill Soloway

“I am so excited about the ‘Goosebumps’ movie; I am geeking out. I was a huge fan of the books.”

― Jillian Bell

“I was very unhappy about being killed off on ‘Supernatural’ in season 7.”

― Jim Beaver

“I offer detailed but mostly invented narratives about the provenance of my books.”

― Jim Crace

“Johnny Carson started the jokes about me and Marlin in his monologues.”

― Jim Fowler

“Solar energy is bound to be in our future. There’s a kind of inevitability about it.”

― Jim Inhofe

“Civility is not about dousing strongly held views. It’s about making sure that people are willing to respect other perspectives.”

― Jim Leach

“Civility is not simply about manners.”

― Jim Leach

“I don’t worry about stress. I create it.”

― Jim Mattis

“I don’t like the rules about you can’t hit the quarterback.”

― Jim McMahon

“I could go on all night about my wonderful experiences.”

― Jim Nabors

“The Masters isn’t about Jim Nantz and his storytelling. It’s about golf’s greatest tournament.”

― Jim Nantz

“I don’t really know or care about trends.”

― Jim Sarbh

“I’ve probably written about three albums that no one will ever hear.”

― Jim Sturgess

“I never had a Christmass at home for about 10 years.”

― Jim Sullivan

“I talked about my family, my family’s so important.”

― Jim Valvano

“The great thing about social movements is everybody gets to be a part of them.”

― Jim Wallis

“We are the people our parents warned us about.”

― Jimmy Buffett

“There’s things that I couldn’t joke about but other people could.”

― Jimmy Carr

“It’s all about the script. Reality is key to me and less cutesy.”

― Jimmy Fallon

“All I’m about is winning.”

― Jimmy Graham

“When I was a kid, I used to think about what my worth was.”

― Jimmy Graham

“The thing about sport, any sport, is that swearing is very much part of it.”

― Jimmy Greaves

“The whole thing about playlists is what song comes next.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“’West Wing’ was a show about politics.”

― Jimmy Smits

“I worry about censorship in many parts of the world.”

― Jimmy Wales

“Instead of fantasizing about food, I’m fantasizing about the WWE championship.”

― Jinder Mahal

“I’m a Luddite with computers, and I’m slightly worried about being hacked as well.”

― Jo Brand

“I’m a Mariners fan! I’m from Seattle, so I’m all about the Mariners and the Seahawks.”

― Jo Koy

“When rock came in, I wasn’t bitter about it. I was puzzled.”

― Jo Stafford

“Boris Johnson has only ever cared about Boris Johnson.”

― Jo Swinson

“I didn’t really think about being a movie star. I was more about theater.”

― Joan Allen

“I’m pretty picky about plays.”

― Joan Allen

“What we do is not going to be successful unless our members care about it.”

― Joan Blades

“Having had five husbands, I guess I should know a thing or two about marriage.”

― Joan Collins

“I am furious about everything.”

― Joan Rivers

“Knots was about the relationships that were built over many years.”

― Joan Van Ark

“Obsessing about my image – that’s not my shtick.”

― Joanna Coles

“It’s all about Jesus.”

― Joanna Krupa

“There is something so quiet and so industrious, something so Viking about the Scots.”

― Joanna Lumley

“I started playing harp about fourteen years ago.”

― Joanna Newsom

“I’m phobic about the idea of being constrained.”

― Joanne Harris

“I love it when my books cause controversy, when people argue violently about the ending.”

― Joanne Harris

“That’s what acting is about – for me, at least – tackling different personas and characters.”

― Joanne Whalley

“I was concerned about doing a sequel and repeating myself. That was before I read the script.”

― JoBeth Williams

“I don’t speak any other languages, which I’m kind of ashamed about, actually.”

― Jodie Comer

“I guess I’ve played a lot of victims, but that’s what a lot of the history of women is about.”

― Jodie Foster

“The Mexicans bowed down when we talked about removing their foreign aid, and then they began cooperating with our country.”

― Joe Arpaio

“There’s a lot of revisionist history that goes on these days about Iraq.”

― Joe Biden

“During the 60’s, I was, in fact, very concerned about the civil rights movement.”

― Joe Biden

“Regardless of the medium, be it television or feature or documentary, I’m not gonna distinguish and worry about my particular canon, whatever that means.”

― Joe Carnahan

“I’ve been touring now since about ’68.”

― Joe Cocker

“Over the years, I’ve worked with just about everybody.”

― Joe Cocker

“I used to dream about presenting a comedy show and also about directing films.”

― Joe Cornish

“Meanwhile, politics is about getting a candidate in front of the public as a star, politics as rock’n’roll, politics as a movie.”

― Joe Eszterhas

“I think what we have to do is speak about the issues and speak about my record.”

― Joe Garcia

“Everybody wants to have the president talk about their issue.”

― Joe Garcia

“Airbnb is about travel.”

― Joe Gebbia

“I think the latest estimates were that we have about 250,000 millionaires and billionaires. President Obama wants to increase their taxes 13 percent.”

― Joe J. Walsh

“It’s all about the money.”

― Joe Jackson

“For every dollar we have given to athletics, we have given about 27 to higher education or medical research.”

― Joe Jamail

“Throughout history, civilizations have built a common cause through coming-of-age rituals. But we don’t do that anymore. Maybe we should think about that.”

― Joe Klein

“The way I feel about rehearsals is that the best idea wins.”

― Joe Mantello

“Any quarterback that understands what the offense is really about is going to succeed.”

― Joe Montana

“It’s all about people. It’s all about the subjectivity of what people love.”

― Joe Pantoliano

“With films, you are not so much on a schedule. TV is all about scheduling.”

― Joe Penny

“I really have to pace myself. I work about 75 hours a week.”

― Joe Penny

“I think I built my reputation by not worrying about it.”

― Joe R. Lansdale

“Everything is so funny in the movie. The funniest thing about the movie is the transformations they were able to make with the characters.”

― Joe Viterelli

“I’m kind of like Britney Spears having a headache. Everybody wants to know about it.”

― Joe Wurzelbacher

“Barton Fink got written very quickly, in about three weeks. I don’t know what that means.”

― Joel Coen

“We don’t have any rules about how we depict violence, or how much violence is in a movie. It’s a calibration on a case-by-case basis.”

― Joel Coen

“I’m not a huge Steven Spielberg nerd, but I know about him and I know of his work.”

― Joel Courtney

“I’m pretty skeptical about Hollywood and its fascination with the sequel and the franchise.”

― Joel Edgerton

“Raw leafy greens contain only about 100 calories per pound and are packed with nutrients.”

― Joel Fuhrman

“I really did start a whole way of thinking about musical theater.”

― Joel Grey

“I read a couple of books about neuroscience and the relationship between the mind and the body.”

― Joel Kinnaman

“Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions.”

― Joel Osteen

“I’m getting older, and I’m smarter about how I eat.”

― Joey Chestnut

“I wasn’t worried about flash or persona… It’s all about writing a good, solid song.”

― Joey Jordison

“It’s not about the names or the faces: it’s about the music we are creating.”

― Joey Jordison

“Telling the truth, and confronting the challenge, is what politics is about.”

― Johann Lamont

“Our politics is about people not flags.”

― Johann Lamont

“Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“I had a lot of ear infections when I was younger, so I didn’t learn to swim until I was about 14.”

― Johanna Konta

“I have tons of Telecasters but also about 50 Les Pauls, six or seven SGs, and a bunch of Gretsches.”

― John 5

“Blacks are about seven times more likely to live in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty than whites.”

― John A. Powell

“I write with experiences in mind, but I don’t write about them, I write out of them.”

― John Ashbery

“When I was younger I wanted to be an airline pilot, but that lasted for about 30 seconds.”

― John Barrowman

“The Bible is not man’s word about God, but God’s word about man.”

― John Barth

“Most victims of my autobiographical verse are either far too polite, remarkably understanding unaware that I have written poems about them.”

― John Barton

“Fairness is not about statistical equality.”

― John Bercow

“Why don’t we stop the stimulus spending? There’s still about $400 billion or $500 billion of the stimulus plan that has not been spent. Why don’t we stop it? It’s not working.”

― John Boehner

“I’ve had plenty of lessons about film acting and theatre acting.”

― John Boyega

“It’s proper and appropriate to remind the Chinese about what they get out of solid relations with the United States.”

― John Breaux

“I used to carry about with me a German map-case filled with poems.”

― John C. Hawkes

“I’m not embarrassed about how we recruit, how we treat kids, and how we coach them.”

― John Calipari

“When I entered the field in July 1958 I believed what they told me about radiation risks. I spent much effort reducing the dose to patients in radiology.”

― John Cameron

“Sure, I’m sensitive about my weight. I don’t do fat jokes.”

― John Candy

“I don’t dream about the perfect script, though I check my mailbox every morning.”

― John Candy

“There are a lot of movies that I don’t care about, especially not remakes.”

― John Carpenter

“I couldn’t even contemplate anyone even making a film about my life!”

― John Caudwell

“The judgements about the severity of the threat posed by Iraq’s weapons of a mass destruction – WMD – were presented with a certainty that was not justified.”

― John Chilcot

“I had a variety of minds about me and all of them unsettled.”

― John Clare

“But then acting is all about faking. We’re all very good at faking things that we have no competence with.”

― John Cleese

“For Stripe, being inventive is just about applying the right solutions from other areas.”

― John Collison

“Art is not only about angst.”

― John Corigliano

“As an idea occurs to me, I’ll either follow it or not, but I’m more instinctive than master-planner about stuff.”

― John Darnielle

“Maryland’s different than Virginia. Maryland has certain advantages that Virginia doesn’t have and certain disadvantages… We should just worry about ourselves and not worry about comparisons.”

― John Delaney

“We should, as a country, be very concerned about our borrowing cost.”

― John Delaney

“I write about living, not dying.”

― John Diamond

“My instincts for asking questions is to press but not to be a jerk about it.”

― John Dickerson

“We all know about blogs and how big they are.”

― John Doerr

“I use about 20 different colours to retain the luminance in my work.”

― John Dyer

“I care about the children of Detroit.”

― John Engler

“Well folks, that’s about it for the show tonight.”

― John Fahey

“It’s all about secular unionism, the advancement of atheism, which they even tried to create in this law – Democrats did – an atheistic chaplaincy.”

― John Fleming

“I didn’t really discover yakuza films until about five or six years ago.”

― John Foster

“I consider my music to be Progressive Synth Pop, which says nothing about what it sounds like, but does describe my basic approach.”

― John Frusciante

“I’ve seen John Wayne’s ‘True Grit’ about 10 times.”

― John Glenn

“Becoming a musician was all about escape. It was about getting away from the foulness that was me.”

― John Grant

“The 1980s were all about synths for me, and it never went away after that.”

― John Grant

“There are no legends about the Duponts; the legends are about Howard Hughes.”

― John Gregory Dunne

“I don’t mean to be highfalutin about it, but I try to limit my visibility.”

― John Hawkes

“For all the spectacle of CGI, there’s something alien and unreal about that domain, like a videogame.”

― John Hillcoat

“I have very mixed feelings about big corporations. Oftentimes, they’re more troublesome than not.”

― John Hillcoat

“I’ve learned a lot about getting film sensibilities on digital.”

― John Hillcoat

“As you know, the thing that I know the least about is the topic of sports.”

― John Hodgman

“Nowadays, business is all about productivity – and our folks produce.”

― John Hoeven

“I don’t consider myself qualified to do a movie about international intrigue – I seldom leave the country.”

― John Hughes

“Good habits are worth being fanatical about.”

― John Irving

“George Liquor is really the richest character I have. I’m amazed there aren’t 365 episodes about him on TV already.”

― John Kricfalusi

“There weren’t any astronauts until I was about 10. Yuri Gagarin went into space right around my 10th birthday.”

― John L. Phillips

“Pixar is not about computers, it’s about people.”

― John Lasseter

“I feel very strongly about our flag and our country.”

― John Layfield

“We should care about what is going on in the world.”

― John Legend

“I’m very hopeful. I am very optimistic about the future.”

― John Lewis

“Hubble isn’t just a satellite; it’s about humanity’s quest for knowledge.”

― John M. Grunsfeld

“I used to boast that Whole Foods was sort of recession-proof. And obviously I’ve been proven wrong. So I’m not boasting about that any longer.”

― John Mackey

“Creativity’s about ownership.”

― John Maeda

“There are more myths about Black Wednesday than the Greeks ever created.”

― John Major

“I don’t have a shred of regret about entering the exchange-rate mechanism.”

― John Major

“Well, I have concerns about the effectiveness of Europe to compete.”

― John Major

“I never really thought about becoming a professional musician.”

― John Mayall

“People are really concerned with what other people are saying about them.”

― John Mayer

“Genetics is about how information is stored and transmitted between generations.”

― John Maynard Smith

“I don’t know much about technology anymore.”

― John McAfee

“I had disagreements with all my neighbors about my dogs. I had a disagreement with myself about my dogs. They were noisy.”

― John McAfee

“Proposals to forbid golf courses have about the same motivations as proposals to forbid skate boarding, although the rationalizations are different.”

― John McCarthy

“The only thing ‘championship’ about Wimbledon is its prestige.”

― John McEnroe

“I would put tiebreakers in the fifth set, no question about it.”

― John McEnroe

“Ireland is a peculiar society in the sense that it was a nineteenth century society up to about 1970 and then it almost bypassed the twentieth century.”

― John McGahern

“The roster of ‘Lucha Underground’ would definitely be excited about a fifth season. Same thing with the producers and everybody.”

― John Morrison

“I’m really excited about producing my first feature, ‘Boone the Bounty Hunter.’ Boone is a bounty hunter that does parkour to catch skips.”

― John Morrison

“I’m pretty self-critical about everything I’ve ever done: stand-up, ‘SNL.’”

― John Mulaney

“The CIA has acknowledged that it has detained about 100 terrorists since 9/11, and about a third of them have been subjected to what the CIA refers to as ‘enhanced interrogation tactics,’ and only a small proportion of those have in fact been subjected to the most serious types of enhanced procedures.”

― John O. Brennan

“’Maneater’ is about N.Y.C. in the ’80s. It’s about greed, avarice, and spoiled riches.”

― John Oates

“It’s all about theme and development anyway. That’s what music is about.”

― John Otto

“Kotter International is about leading large-scale change, not just managing it.”

― John P. Kotter

“As part of our research, we monitor just about every announced deal globally that is in excess of a billion dollars.”

― John Paulson

“’Sam Stone’ is a song about futility.”

― John Prine

“I have to have something that really excites me in order to write about it.”

― John Prine

“When we’re talking about brand, we’re talking about what does the brand stand for. And when we’re talking about approval, we’re talking about whether or not I approve of what the brand stands for.”

― John Quelch

“To me, politics is about the future.”

― John Redwood

“The people at MTV are encouraged to be very confrontational and declarative about their tastes.”

― John Seabrook

“I want to block some common misunderstandings about ‘understanding’: In many of these discussions one finds a lot of fancy footwork about the word ‘understanding.’”

― John Searle

“I really don’t look at my accomplishments. I really don’t think about myself much.”

― John Stockton

“Isn’t allowing people a choice what America is all about?”

― John Stossel

“The fatal tendency of mankind to leave off thinking about a thing when it is no longer doubtful is the cause of half their errors.”

― John Stuart Mill

“When we’re talking about technology that involves weapons of mass destruction, nuclear, chemical or biological weapons, there has to be an element of preemption.”

― John Sununu

“Even with the success of ‘Once,’ I can’t think about making theater straight for Broadway. Too nerve-racking.”

― John Tiffany

“My need is about communicating the whole, and when the whole is there in the text and in what the actors are doing, then it doesn’t need ‘frou-frou,’ as I call it.”

― John Tiffany

“Life is all about the spirit.”

― John Trudell

“I don’t write about too many male businessmen, and I’m not apt to write about too many female businessmen.”

― John Updike

“There’s something very reassuring… about the written record.”

― John Updike

“All too many young people are receiving mixed messages and inaccurate information about drugs.”

― John Walters

“Educating young people about the harms of drugs is essential.”

― John Walters

“Nothing comes merely by thinking about it.”

― John Wanamaker

“Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.”

― John Wilmot

“Teaching players during practices was what coaching was all about to me.”

― John Wooden

“Leading is not hypothetical debating; it’s about solving real problems.”

― John Yarmuth

“I’m a big believer in the fact that life is about preparation, preparation, preparation.”

― Johnnie Cochran

“My thing about demos is that you usually prefer them to the finished thing.”

― Johnny Flynn

“I didn’t really get crazy about Bob Wills until 1940.”

― Johnny Gimble

“I’m an ice skater. I’m all about the glitter.”

― Johnny Weir

“I had Jake Ellenberger. I trained very hard for him; then I was able to get Carlos Condit, an excellent fighter. That’s what it’s all about.”

― Johny Hendricks

“All I care about is getting smarter and better.”

― Johny Hendricks

“When the season ends, it’s all about the next season.”

― Jon Gruden

“I came in the Dawson’s Creek era; it was all about tiny guys who looked like teenagers, and I haven’t looked like a teenager ever. So I was, like, auditioning to be their dads. At 25.”

― Jon Hamm

“I’ve had a lot of crappy jobs, but one of my favorites was working as a commercial fisherman in Alaska. What I loved about it was, you got paid for what you caught.”

― Jon Krakauer

“There is an incredible appetite out there for in-depth, high-level conversations about what’s going on.”

― Jon Lovett

“I met with several public company CEOs to learn about their experiences of going public and listened to as many earnings calls as I possibly could.”

― Jon Oringer

“I played the bars in northern California since I was 18. We played at least three hours, and there’s no which-way about it: That definitely helped.”

― Jon Pardi

“I’m all about the slapstick, generally. If you fell off it, into it, or through it, I’m probably nearby wetting myself.”

― Jon Richardson

“I don’t care about wealth. What seems to be upsetting is institutionalizing the advantages that wealth gives you.”

― Jon Stewart

“A great thing about kids is they’re just themselves and can’t help it a lot of the times.”

― Jon Watts

“I was only operating at about 80% of my capacity.”

― Jonah Lomu

“I’m very open about my referencing; I’m very open about who I work with.”

― Jonathan Anderson

“It really bothers me that Stephen Cannell has died. I had lunch with him about eight months before he died, and… I really liked him. I really did.”

― Jonathan Banks

“It’s of course understandable that people want to know about actors in their favourite series.”

― Jonathan Brandis

“Race is a subject about which there are points of agreement, and about which there is no agreement; a subject that is either spoken of reluctantly, or not spoken of at all.”

― Jonathan Coleman

“That test should not be about ratings. What should weigh is the knowledge that a public broadcaster delivers programmes that matter.”

― Jonathan Dimbleby

“While I have corrected agreed factual errors, I have not been inhibited from writing what I felt to be the truth about The Prince of Wales.”

― Jonathan Dimbleby

“I was about 13, in some ways, when I wrote the first book. Approximately 18 when I wrote the second.”

― Jonathan Franzen

“I’m not fussy about my food.”

― Jonathan Franzen

“There’s something special about ‘Looking.’”

― Jonathan Groff

“You learn a lot about vital corporations through non-vital corporations.”

― Jonathan Ive

“So much of my background is about making: physically doing it myself.”

― Jonathan Ive

“We report the news. Fox talks about the news.”

― Jonathan Klein

“A lot of the ‘Portlandia’ characters and a lot of the moments aren’t really TV-worthy, but that’s what is so refreshing about seeing them.”

― Jonathan Krisel

“For me, there’s something likable but not quite lovable about poached fish: the ultraclean flavor, the melt-away texture, the no-fat virtuousness.”

― Jonathan Miles

“The thing about science is that it’s an accurate picture of the world.”

― Jonathan Miller

“The Israeli people are skeptical about the chances of a long-term peace, but if they saw it, they’d grab it. Any Israeli government that wants to be reelected should be interested in a lasting peace.”

― Jonathan Powell

“You can’t know what you don’t know. You can’t know about things you have yet to discover.”

― Jonathan Raymond

“The hardest part about acting is realizing it doesn’t matter.”

― Jonathan Rhys Meyers

“It’s rarely talked about, but hunting for sport is just about as vile as we humans get.”

― Jonathan Safran Foer

“As I’ve grown older, I’ve grown more convinced there’s nothing that shouldn’t be talked about. If we think we’re protecting each other, we’re not.”

― Jonathan Safran Foer

“I used a bike in London and that’s it. I learnt a lot about biking, and really got into. Now I cycle regularly.”

― Jonny Lee Miller

“I’ve seen ‘Cars’ and ‘Cars 2’ about 1,500 times a piece.”

― Jordan Burroughs

“So many kids dream about playing in the NFL. But I was 130 pounds in ninth grade. I looked around and didn’t see any 130-pound wide receivers in the pros.”

― Jordan Burroughs

“It’s not about individuals; it’s all about team work.”

― Jordan Henderson

“Don’t lie about anything, ever. Lying leads to Hell.”

― Jordan Peterson

“I’m passionate about travel.”

― Jordana Spiro

“My whole journey has been about self-acceptance.”

― Jordin Sparks

“What I find most interesting about the U.S. is this idea of equality.”

― Jorge Ramos

“I used to watch a programme about Route 66 in America, and it looked so fun.”

― Jorja Smith

“I love anything about love.”

― Jorja Smith

“I’m probably the most excited about ‘Turtleneck & Chain.’”

― Jorma Taccone

“Everybody is talking today about the economy.”

― Joschka Fischer

“There is an ongoing debate about the reform of the U.N. system.”

― Joschka Fischer

“The best is that one that beats everybody. I don’t care about the rankings.”

― Jose Aldo

“It doesn’t matter who’s competing in my division. I don’t worry about it.”

― Jose Aldo

“I don’t like talking about myself.”

― Jose Altuve

“I’m a journalist, and I’m a filmmaker. I have an organization that’s all about telling stories.”

― Jose Antonio Vargas

“For investor confidence, it is important that there is certainty about the future of Ireland in E.U.”

― Jose Manuel Barroso

“Publicly, I’ve never talked about Argentina.”

― Jose Mujica

“If I worried about pollsters, I wouldn’t be president.”

― Jose Mujica

“A lot of my pieces are about easy seductiveness and accessibility in terms of showing skin.”

― Joseph Altuzarra

“Yevtushenko is a high member of his country’s establishment, and he lies terribly about the United States to his Russian readers.”

― Joseph Brodsky

“I often find myself unsatisfied with books ‘about’ Indians because they are written from the viewpoint of non-Indians.”

― Joseph Bruchac

“The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve all the purposes of vice, in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice.”

― Joseph Butler

“Generally, Sunday talk shows talk about policy, and I don’t address policy.”

― Joseph Dunford

“I myself think anti-Semitism is about envy.”

― Joseph Epstein

“I love to read profiles about people, but I’m interested in their processes. I only ever do them for newspapers that I love.”

― Joseph Fiennes

“There’s something really appealing about the simplicity of black-and-white images.”

― Joseph Gordon-Levitt

“Hollywood has the idea that movies have to be dumb. But especially movies for or about teenagers have to be really dumb!”

― Joseph Gordon-Levitt

“The media’s about to become a lot more effective.”

― Joseph Gordon-Levitt

“The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don’t be greedy, share.”

― Joseph Gordon-Levitt

“Nowhere else is there so large and consistent a body of oral tradition about the national and mythical heroes as amongst the Gaels.”

― Joseph Jacobs

“I first got into boxing when I was quite young. I was about 12 when I won my first boxing match.”

― Joseph Parker

“Mixed use is what cities are all about. If you don’t have mixed use, you don’t have cities.”

― Joseph Rykwert

“There is something about the mindset of a scientist that is different – an awareness of uncertainty, modeling, proof.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“What is it about the component of fire? People have written about it. People have wondered about it.”

― Joseph Wambaugh

“I know nothing about mysteries. I don’t take to them.”

― Joseph Wiseman

“I wouldn’t agree with some of the things that the press writes about and that’s all I have to say about that.”

― Josh Bowman

“Fact about me – I love jumping over/into things.”

― Josh Gondelman

“The great thing about ‘X-Men’ is that it takes characters that are quite firmly established in the comics and puts them in new contexts.”

― Josh Helman

“I’m all about flannels and layers, so that’s pretty much what I rock.”

― Josh Hutcherson

“I don’t think a lot of people have been entrepreneurial about venture capital.”

― Josh Kopelman

“There’s one thing I’ve learned about entrepreneurs’ business plans. Every one is wrong.”

― Josh Kopelman

“We are so vocal about what we hate.”

― Josh Radnor

“The NFL should be more worried about pensions than CTE.”

― Josh Rosen

“People are religious about comics the way people are religious about the Bible.”

― Josh Trank

“I was raised Jewish. I didn’t know anything about Christianity.”

― Josh Young

“I heard about the Holocaust before hearing the ‘Cinderella’ story or watching ‘Peter Pan.’”

― Joshua Oppenheimer

“Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.”

― Joss Whedon

“That’s the great thing about ‘The West Wing:’ you really felt like you were in the thick of it.”

― Joss Whedon

“The Trumps have spent exactly zero percent of their lives caring about anyone other than themselves.”

― Joy Reid

“There is something unwholesome and destructive about the entire writing process.”

― Joy Williams

“I have read on a Kindle. But the Kindle we had only worked for about eight months then it stopped working. You don’t have to get books repaired.”

― Joyce Carol Oates

“You don’t ask about what can be seen.”

― Juan Gabriel

“That’s what peace processes are about – changing bullets for votes.”

― Juan Manuel Santos

“Football is not about money but emotions.”

― Juan Mata

“Everything I do is about improvement.”

― Juan Mata

“I am talking about misery and all of its implications.”

― Juan Rulfo

“Beyond budget fights, the Obama second-term agenda was supposed to be about passing comprehensive immigration reform.”

― Juan Williams

“These fellows in our league lie too much about their ages.”

― Jud Wilson

“I’m making a movie about relationships, and I’m surrounded by guys scared of talking to girls.”

― Judd Apatow

“I don’t want to do anything that I’m not passionate about.”

― Jude Law

“When I became of service to other people I stopped worrying about my weight so much.”

― Judith Light

“I learned so much from Tony Danza I learned so much about myself.”

― Judith Light

“A novel is about people.”

― Judy Blume

“I’m phobic about thunderstorms.”

― Judy Blume

“There have been a lot of stories written about me, some of them fantastically distorted.”

― Judy Garland

“I don’t care about fashion at all.”

― Juergen Teller

“I rap about Memphis and what a dangerous spot that is.”

― Juicy J

“Cristiano is one of the best players of all-time – there’s no doubt about it.”

― Julen Lopetegui

“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”

― Julia Child

“People are intrigued but also scared about things that are uneasy.”

― Julia Garner

“I like talking about my music.”

― Julia Holter

“It generally takes me about nine months from the point the book is conceived to the point my editor sends it off to be typeset.”

― Julia London

“I can’t rave enough about Eloisa James. I’m simply in awe of her talent.”

― Julia Quinn

“Actually, I’m not crazed about what I eat.”

― Julia Roberts

“We have to be careful about applying criminal labels to people until we’re very sure.”

― Julian Assange

“I’m a novelist, so I can’t write about ideas unless they’re attached to people.”

― Julian Barnes

“There is a single entendre, but I don’t know about a triple one.”

― Julian Clary

“It was all about wanting to get revenge. Pathetic, really, but it still is the motivation.”

― Julian Clary

“I’m currently in an interesting correspondence with a nun about forgiveness.”

― Julian Clary

“Life’s about dealing with adversity and solving problems.”

― Julian Edelman

“As a punt returner in the NFL, I know all about teamwork, high-speeds, and collisions on Sundays.”

― Julian Edelman

“For most directors, the scriptwriter is about as welcome on set as a member of the Taliban.”

― Julian Fellowes

“We had a field day before anyone knew anything about shorting. It was almost a license to steal. Nowadays, it’s a license to get hosed.”

― Julian Robertson

“The whole thing about rock music, pop music, is it’s really for kids.”

― Juliana Hatfield

“I’m really conflicted about my role as a front-person. I hate the attention.”

― Juliana Hatfield

“At the last census it indicated that about 22 per cent of Australians were born overseas.”

― Julie Bishop

“I like writing about friends.”

― Julie Garwood

“I don’t understand what modern clothes are about at all.”

― Julie Harris

“I really have a generation gap about modern clothes.”

― Julie Harris

“I try not to think about the trope or whether or not my books are like ‘Fifty’ or ‘Crossfire’ or any other series.”

― Julie Kenner

“’Originals’ is a show that is not about struggling as a vampire but reveling in it. It’s about embracing vampirism.”

― Julie Plec

“Digital fluency is about basic skills.”

― Julie Sweet

“I’m fascinated by people in general and what interests them, what it is that someone connects to or what it is that they’re passionate about.”

― Juliet Landau

“What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it.”

― Juliette Binoche

“I don’t care about labels or anything.”

― Juliette Lewis

“As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.”

― Julius Caesar

“I’m an optimist about the power of technology to transform lives for the better.”

― Julius Genachowski

“And finally, it was Deuteronomy that brought about the historical result of Josiah’s reformation.”

― Julius Wellhausen

“It means to educate myself incessantly about the world around me.”

― June Jordan

“I don’t care that much about rankings, and that doesn’t matter that much in the UFC, too.”

― Junior dos Santos

“Forget about jiu-jitsu and wrestling – I’m a boxing guy.”

― Junior dos Santos

“Infidelity raises profound questions about intimacy.”

― Junot Diaz

“I don’t really think about the critics or the commercial success.”

― Jurnee Smollett-Bell

“The point about ‘state-of-the-nation’ novels is not that they should be about the ‘state-of-the-nation’, but they should be about people.”

― Justin Cartwright

“I sometimes don’t know what songs are about for several years after I’ve written them.”

― Justin Hayward

“If I had been egotistical about the movies, I have been brought back to earth.”

― Justin Long

“My movement is usually about finding the balance between artistry, athleticism, and musicality. It always originates with a classical basis and expands outwards from that platform.”

― Justin Peck

“There are ways that we can manipulate the corporate media to talk about the issues that we care about.”

― Justin Sane

“It’s not new to attempt to vilify the minority that speaks about their oppression. That’s not a new thing.”

― Justin Simien

“I needed freedom to really express myself. That’s really what Justified is about.”

― Justin Timberlake

“I just didn’t really relate to Kurt Cobain. There was nothing very glamorous about him.”

― Justin Tranter

“I happen to know a bit about banking.”

― Justin Welby

“Markets don’t allow you to hang about.”

― Justin Welby

“I had always fantasized about going to the Pyramids, the Great Wall; I’ve always been sort of obsessed with the whole notion of Everest.”

― Justin Zackham

“I’m not one of those actors that knows everything about politics.”

― Justina Machado

“I’m in a happy state. I have no doubts about what I’m doing.”

― Justo Gallego

“About wicket-keeping, I have enjoyed whatever little bit I could do and contribute for RCB.”

― K. L. Rahul

“I have always liked to attack the bowlers, and batting is all about getting runs.”

― K. L. Rahul

“That’s what the sari is about. Everything is covered, yet a peep of an ankle can be a turn on for men.”

― Kajol

“When I’m struggling, I can still dream about my successes.”

― Kaka

“I’m not good at talking about myself.”

― Kamala Harris

“I actually care about things, and I care about people.”

― Kamaru Usman

“The thing about WWE that is so awesome is the global reach.”

― Kane

“The most genius thing about the way I create is to create with other geniuses.”

― Kanye West

“George Bush doesn’t care about black people.”

― Kanye West

“I used to have insecurity about my finances, then I announced that I had debt, and now I don’t have any insecurities.”

― Kanye West

“Hollywood, at the bottom of it, is about money.”

― Karamo Brown

“I own about 70 L.A. Dodgers snapbacks in different colors.”

― Karamo Brown

“I’m not embarrassed about who I am. I’m not apologetic.”

― Karan Johar

“The thing about a failure is that it is possible to deny it forever.”

― Karan Mahajan

“I’m not exaggerating when I say that the 761st was Patton’s best tank unit and nobody knew about it.”

― Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“People should be a little loony, Helena. That’s the best thing about them.”

― Karel Capek

“I will only speak off the record about Debra Winger.”

― Karel Reisz

“All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them.”

― Karen Blixen

“I never cared about modeling. As a model, you’re powerless.”

― Karen Gillan

“We have to worry about protecting the Constitution.”

― Karen Hughes

“We have a renewed energy and vigor in our supporters and we are no longer so frightened about the future.”

― Karen Kain

“There were times when I was so sick of talking about the Bible.”

― Karen Kingsbury

“I write about true-life type things.”

― Karen Kingsbury

“I plead total ignorance to Led Zeppelin. I am totally in the dark about them.”

― Karen O

“My books are about ordinary people caught up in extraordinary situations.”

― Karen Robards

“In general, I think I’m quick to worry about disasters of all kinds.”

― Karen Thompson Walker

“My books are never about the crimes. They are about how the characters react to the crimes.”

― Karin Slaughter

“Oh, I’m completely OCD about neatness.”

― Karin Slaughter

“I’m not too worried about points and all that stuff. It’s about making the right play.”

― Karl-Anthony Towns

“I’ve talked to a lot of NBA superstars and legends about how I can improve my IQ offensively and defensively.”

― Karl-Anthony Towns

“I’m not a guy who’s about the material things.”

― Karl-Anthony Towns

“The thing about stories is that they almost always find their way onto the page, even if it takes a while.”

― Karl Iagnemma

“My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about my unconscious.”

― Karl Kraus

“I’ve learnt that, even though I’ve travelled about, I haven’t changed that much.”

― Karl Pilkington

“In so far as a scientific statement speaks about reality, it must be falsifiable; and in so far as it is not falsifiable, it does not speak about reality.”

― Karl Popper

“About no subject is there less philosophizing than about philosophy.”

― Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

“Ballet really taught me so much about the power of movement.”

― Karlie Kloss

“I’m not about the drama.”

― Karrueche Tran

“I’m very selective about my scripts and about how I am projected on the screen.”

― Karthi

“No, I am not after huge stars. But I have no reservations about working with stars.”

― Karthik Subbaraj

“For ‘Neer,’ we spent about Rs. 70,000 just on the boat.”

― Karthik Subbaraj

“I don’t want to direct a Marvel movie. I don’t care about those mythologies.”

― Karyn Kusama

“I can’t say enough about ‘OLTL’s’ strong cast.”

― Kassie DePaiva

“I’m all about high-waisted pants and skirts, pencil skirts, and sheer, long-sleeves in the summer.”

― Kat Graham

“I wrote in the book very specifically what I wanted to write about, period, and left it at.”

― Kate Adie

“Were I not married to the director, I’m not sure I’d know anything about the ‘Underworld’ sequel.”

― Kate Beckinsale

“If it’s a big hit, fantastic. If it’s not, then it’s not. I don’t worry about my work.”

― Kate Hudson

“I knew I wanted to do comics, but I wasn’t sure what they were about or what I wanted them to be about.”

― Kate Leth

“The most memorable engagement for me, I suppose, was an away-day to Leicester. I went without William, so I was rather apprehensive about that.”

― Kate Middleton

“Isn’t privacy about keeping taboos in their place?”

― Kate Millett

“The B-52s are all about inclusiveness and about celebrating your differences.”

― Kate Pierson

“Posh is a way of living that can often be quite miserly and not about money.”

― Kate Reardon

“I was always daydreaming about singing in big productions on Broadway.”

― Kate Smith

“Glamour to me is about remaining graceful and understated.”

― Kate Winslet

“I was always quite good with accents – I always had quite a good ear – so from the age of about 13, I used to do a lot of voiceover and dubbing for foreign films.”

― Kate Winslet

“This may sound shocking, but I never dreamed about going to the Olympics.”

― Katelyn Ohashi

“Too frequently, we hear about coaches and programs willing to win at any cost.”

― Katelyn Ohashi

“There isn’t a lot written about the motorcycle culture.”

― Katey Sagal

“My thing about having another child was, time’s-a-wasting!”

― Katey Sagal

“I do a lot of writing about my family.”

― Katey Sagal

“Frequently producers have partners that they never let the public know about.”

― Katherine Dunham

“Guys are kind of retarded until they’re about 30.”

― Katherine Heigl

“I’m not out burning bras, but I’m very opinionated about women owning their power.”

― Katherine Heigl

“Up until I was about 12, I was a ballet dancer and a basketball player.”

― Katherine McNamara

“When I talk about celebrities, I don’t dislike them – it’s what they represent.”

― Katherine Ryan

“When I got to NYU, I immediately inquired about doing a double major in acting and photography.”

― Katherine Waterston

“What appeals about the ’70s is the celebration of the female form, the lack of constriction.”

― Katherine Waterston

“We heard stories about fakery and decoys at revivals. I never personally saw any trickery.”

― Kathie Lee Gifford

“I’m not great at talking about myself.”

― Kathleen Kennedy

“You can recognise when a film-maker really, really cares about what they’re doing.”

― Kathleen Kennedy

“It’s not just about casting female protagonists. It’s gotta be across the board throughout the industry.”

― Kathleen Kennedy

“At about 40, the roles started slowing down. I started getting offers to play mothers and grandmothers.”

― Kathleen Turner

“Mary Queen of Scots is the most ‘normal’ girl who became a queen that I have ever written about.”

― Kathryn Lasky

“The kinds of things that we can make mistakes about are essentially unlimited in number.”

― Kathryn Schulz

“I do wish that people talked about the subject of race, especially in the South.”

― Kathryn Stockett

“I wasn’t really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them.”

― Kathy Acker

“Some of the stuff about Yogi energy is really fascinating.”

― Kathy Acker

“What I love about ‘The Office’ is the fast pace and the zaniness of those characters.”

― Kathy Bates

“In business it’s about people. It’s about relationships.”

― Kathy Ireland

“I love biographies. I’m especially into stuff about Hollywood in the ’40s and ’50s. I find it fascinating and terrifying.”

― Katie Findlay

“The canon is dominated by books written by men, about men, and for men – the male voice is therefore not a particularly difficult one to impersonate.”

― Katie Kitamura

“For about as long as I’ve been writing fiction, I’ve kept a record of the books I’ve read.”

― Katie Kitamura

“The pro-life movement is and has been led by women for decades. The history of the movement shows this, despite the current narrative about men ‘controlling’ or making laws about women’s bodies.”

― Katie Pavlich

“Love should be all about giving and trusting.”

― Katrina Kaif

“A lot of people don’t know that my background is completely classical. For a while there, I was all about Moliere and the Greeks and Brecht and Tennessee Williams.”

― Katy Mixon

“What’s great about teen fiction is that it’s all mixed up – there’s highbrow and lowbrow!”

― Kaui Hart Hemmings

“It’s not about having luck; it’s about putting yourself in a position of luck.”

― Kay Cannon

“Several politicians and wives of politicians have been public about their experiences with depression or bipolar illness, including Lawton Chiles, Patrick Kennedy, Tipper Gore and Kitty Dukakis. Each made a tremendous difference by doing so.”

― Kay Redfield Jamison

“Doing a series of ‘Facejacker’ takes about nine months. It’s pretty intense.”

― Kayvan Novak

“There’s something very misleading about the literary culture that looks at writers in their 30s and calls them ‘budding’ or ‘promising’, when in fact they’re peaking.”

― Kazuo Ishiguro

“I was successfully hiding from the world on Broadway for about 25 years.”

― Keala Settle

“I don’t think about my past or future.”

― Keerthy Suresh

“Portraits are about revealing aspects of an individual.”

― Kehinde Wiley

“When I thought about the absolute favourite of favourites or what stood for the best of haute couture, it was Givenchy.”

― Kehinde Wiley

“My paintings are very much about the consumption and production of blackness. And how blackness is marketed to the world.”

― Kehinde Wiley

“It’s all about perfection, isn’t it?”

― Keira Knightley

“Like a lot of snackers, I recognized that snacking is an indulgence and is all about taste.”

― Keith Belling

“He was definitely known as the foremost man killer in the West; however there’s controversy about virtually every killing that he was known to have been involved in.”

― Keith Carradine

“The best thing about this band is I’m the leader!”

― Keith Emerson

“In 1939, Orwell wrote a long essay titled ‘Inside the Whale,’ about modernism, the nineteen-thirties, Henry Miller, and ‘Tropic of Cancer.’”

― Keith Gessen

“I’m pretty sure when I need a comma; I’m not so sure about a semicolon.”

― Keith Hernandez

“The great thing about Little League was that anyone could play it.”

― Keith Hernandez

“I’ve announced every kind of sporting event except hockey and demolition derby, and to be frank about it, I don’t really care to ever do those.”

― Keith Jackson

“It’s an addiction… and addiction is something I should know something about.”

― Keith Richards

“I don’t care about the underground, even if that’s where I’m currently residing sonically.”

― Kelela

“When I was a teenager, I worked on a show that was about a family.”

― Kellie Martin

“None of us is certain about the outcome of the Arab Spring.”

― Kelly Ayotte

“It makes my skin crawl to think about the violent ways snakes, lizards, alligators and other exotic creatures are raised and killed for boots, bags and belts.”

― Kelly Brook

“I’ve always been about less government.”

― Kelly Clarkson

“The comic book fans, especially ‘X-Men’ fans, are so serious about their comic book.”

― Kelly Hu

“I don’t care what people’s myths are about me.”

― Kelly Lynch

“I’ve done TV and I’ve done film, and I’m not snobby about it. It’s about the project.”

― Kelly Macdonald

“My parents were like June and Ward Cleaver; there was nothing dysfunctional about them.”

― Kelly Ripa

“Girls have always read comics. There’s nothing intrinsically masculine about telling stories with pictures.”

― Kelly Sue DeConnick

“Donald Trump is at his very best, at his very best, when he talks about the issues.”

― Kellyanne Conway

“The caricatures that the mainstream media and the Democrats have about Republicans have taken hold.”

― Kellyanne Conway

“I starting writing when I was about 13 or 14 years old.”

― Kelsea Ballerini

“I had a kind of romantic notion about being a Hollywood Errol Flynn type.”

― Kelsey Grammer

“I have a serious concern about middle-class families being able to afford college.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“Elections are about choices.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“What to do about these increases in crime? Plenty of laws already exist to punish violent criminals, and research questions the level of correlation between longer sentences and lower crime rates.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“I have my detractors, no doubt about it. I look at it as a compliment.”

― Ken Harrelson

“Music is about textures as well as melody.”

― Ken Hill

“There’s just something hypnotic about maps.”

― Ken Jennings

“I don’t really care that much about genre labels. I tend to write across a variety of different genres.”

― Ken Liu

“I liked it when we had ugly politicians who droned on about issues.”

― Ken Livingstone

“There isn’t much about my life that’s been particularly conventional.”

― Ken Livingstone

“The Bush administration also was not straightforward about the intelligence it had, releasing tenuous information that fit its goal of attacking Iraq. I feel deceived.”

― Ken Lucas

“The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.”

― Ken Olsen

“I don’t talk about consciousness. I talk about interiority.”

― Ken Wilber

“I’m used to the public knowing me, knowing about me.”

― Kendra Wilkinson

“I gained about 60 pounds when I was preggers with Lil Hank, and I’m desperately trying not to do the same with our daughter.”

― Kendra Wilkinson

“That economic decisions are made without certain knowledge of the consequences is pretty self-evident. But, although many economists were aware of this elementary fact, there was no systematic analysis of economic uncertainty until about 1950.”

― Kenneth Arrow

“My sense is that the majority of Conservatives share my reservations about how we got into Iraq.”

― Kenneth Clarke

“The subject matter of the stories on the surface… there seem to be a number of stories about travel.”

― Kenneth Koch

“Mike Brown wasn’t about race relations, nor Trayvon Martin or even Hurricane Katrina for that matter. It’s about trust.”

― Kenny Smith

“I’m not from New Orleans, never knew anything about New Orleans.”

― Kenny Smith

“I’ve thought a lot about the moment when I was infected with Ebola.”

― Kent Brantly

“Bubblegoth is about putting things together that don’t necessarily go together.”

― Kerli

“The worst thing about touring is the travel.”

― Kerry King

“I know about photography – I’m really good at it.”

― Kerry Stokes

“You may not be thinking about politics, but politics is thinking about you.”

― Kerry Washington

“NATO’s deterrence has always been adequate, and I’m not worried about the physical security of my country. Not at all.”

― Kersti Kaljulaid

“The problem is if Russia is organising exercises – and not being transparent about what exactly these exercises are about – it creates suspicions as to their objectives.”

― Kersti Kaljulaid

“I write about what I’m going through.”

― Kesha

“Hip hop’s all about expression. That’s why I got into it.”

― Kevin Abstract

“The thing that everyone liked about ‘Entourage’ is that these are fish-out-of-water guys living this dream.”

― Kevin Connolly

“I don’t have a seller’s remorse about how I’ve lived.”

― Kevin Costner

“Democrats are very good at governing. When it comes to messaging, I’m not too sure about.”

― Kevin de Leon

“I like everything about acting.”

― Kevin Dillon

“I’m always worried about overhype. I love underhype.”

― Kevin Feige

“The original ‘About Last Night’ was phenomenal.”

― Kevin Hart

“We can control how we run, and that’s about it.”

― Kevin Harvick

“I let people draw their own conclusions about my similarities to Dale Sr.”

― Kevin Harvick

“The most interesting thing about change in the environment is that for the most part the environment isn’t changing.”

― Kevin Kelly

“Energy is the issue I care most about.”

― Kevin McCarthy

“I’m on record saying nothing about immigration until we secure the borders. The borders are not secure.”

― Kevin McCarthy

“Unions are about the collective leverage, the power of numbers versus the power of capital.”

― Kevin O’Leary

“All I really care about is my son.”

― Kevin Owens

“Brands are all about trust. That trust is built in drops and lost in buckets.”

― Kevin Plank

“Brands are about editing.”

― Kevin Plank

“Nothing ever surprises me about the market.”

― Kevin Plank

“I’ve been writing poems and stories since I was about 13.”

― Kevin Powers

“They wanted to do a movie about the Backstreet Boys.”

― Kevin Richardson

“Life’s all about perceptions.”

― Kevin Spacey

“I’m not going to make general comments about the British press.”

― Kevin Spacey

“I’m not a writer, and I don’t want there to be any mistake about that.”

― Kevin Spacey

“I’m not particularly fond of the past, but I do ramble on about it quite a bit.”

― Kevin Whately

“I read the papers like everybody else, so I don’t complain about what they print.”

― Kevin Whately

“I’m very passionate about what I do.”

― Kevyn Aucoin

“I care about my legacy.”

― Khabib Nurmagomedov

“Writing for me is largely about rewriting.”

― Khaled Hosseini

“I love the game of football. That’s what I’m all about.”

― Khalil Mack

“I was a three-star recruit, went to Texas A&M, and no one really talked about me there.”

― Khris Middleton

“I know every Skynyrd and about all Johnny Cash songs.”

― Kid Rock

“Obviously, when I was playing in the Championship, I always dreamed about playing for England, putting on the jersey.”

― Kieran Trippier

“Everybody knows what Harry Kane is all about; he’s a goalscorer, a great professional.”

― Kieran Trippier

“I hate to talk about myself.”

― Kim Kardashian

“I am really cautious about what I say and do.”

― Kim Kardashian

“I don’t talk about money.”

― Kim Kardashian

“The great thing about this thing we call art is that it has no rules.”

― Kim Weston

“You should brine your turkey. Don’t even think about not brining your turkey. Ever.”

― Kimbal Musk

“I’m thinking about a few weeks in Montreal to work with a producer I met there.”

― Kimbra

“I’m very neurotic is what my closet says about me. It’s always in great order.”

― Kimora Lee Simmons

“A good listener is usually thinking about something else.”

― Kin Hubbard

“The first video I ever made, announcing ‘Crash the Super Bowl,’ I did about fifty takes and I wanted to die. It was awful.”

― Kina Grannis

“Everything has been written. Everybody knows everything about me. There are no secrets. Except the skeletons in my closet.”

― Kirby Puckett

“I don’t gossip about myself.”

― Kirsten Dunst

“When I dont have work to talk about, I dont need to be in the headlines.”

― Kirti Kulhari

“One of the most widespread myths about the deal is that the Administration is outsourcing the security of our ports to a company from the United Arab Emirates.”

― Kit Bond

“And I wasn’t crazy about Hollywood in those days.”

― Kitty Carlisle

“I knew my worth. I knew I could be one of the best 2-guards in the league. I’m not going to be bashful about it anymore.”

― Klay Thompson

“I’m an optimist about other people. I’m not an optimist about myself.”

― K’naan

“Somalis really are very musically sophisticated, and they’re about their own thing.”

― K’naan

“I didn’t just freestyle it. At the end, it’s about bread.”

― Kodak Black

“I probably talked to my mom about my sexuality first before anyone.”

― Kodie Shane

“We only take on projects that we’re really passionate about.”

― Kourtney Kardashian

“My sisters and I are very hands-on with our collections. I am really passionate about kids’ clothes.”

― Kourtney Kardashian

“There’s nothing sexy about cancer.”

― Kris Carr

“Every album I’ve made is about what I’m experiencing at the time.”

― Kris Kristofferson

“One thing about ‘Thelma & Louise’ we can’t forget: Brad Pitt. Oh, yes.”

― Kristan Higgins

“There’s something so satisfying about road trip movies – and books!”

― Kristan Higgins

“Even when we’re not talking about Trump, we’re talking about Trump.”

― Kristen Soltis Anderson

“I have brothers, and that so-called boyish quality was something that I was deathly self-conscious about when I was younger.”

― Kristen Stewart

“I would never cheapen my relationships by talking about them.”

― Kristen Stewart

“I would rather have a small part in a really great movie than a big one in one that I’m not too psyched about.”

― Kristen Wiig

“Of course I have had thoughts about going into politics.”

― Kristian Nairn

“I’d wanted to be an actress my whole life, that was my goal, that was all I cared about.”

― Kristin Davis

“I’m a bit of a Doubting Thomas – always worrying about things.”

― Kristin Scott Thomas

“The Cannes film festival is about big-budget films but also remarkable films made in different political regimes by film-makers with little resources.”

― Kristin Scott Thomas

“’Raaz Reboot’ doesn’t have extreme boldness, but I was apprehensive about the kissing scenes.”

― Kriti Kharbanda

“No one ever really talks about the punk-rock involvement in hip-hop, which influenced Afrika Bambaata.”

― KRS-One

“If I had all the qualities that the newspapers are talking about, I’d be the best player in history.”

― Krzysztof Piatek

“I know stuff about ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Star Wars,’ but ‘Star Trek,’ I don’t know.”

― Kunal Nayyar

“I wasn’t really serious about acting – I was serious about baseball.”

― Kurt Russell

“People can have their punk ideals, but I don’t really care about that kind of thing.”

― Kurt Vile

“I learned a lot from Jack Welch about how to run a business.”

― Kushal Pal Singh

“You know what I like about disposable razors? They’re disposable.”

― Kyan Douglas

“Mom was always worrying about the rent.”

― Kyle Kuzma

“I’m all about assists; I’m not really greedy.”

― Kyle Walker

“I want to improve as a player, but it’s all about the team.”

― Kyle Walker

“I’ve fancied other women, but I haven’t done anything about it.”

― Kylie Minogue

“The OWN network is all about inspiring and enlightening.”

― Kym Whitley

“Do what you’re passionate about.”

― Lacey Chabert

“I don’t care about money.”

― Lady Gaga

“My concerts are about me being very private in public, but I’m very protective.”

― Lady Gaga

“Hair is about when you’re younger. I am my hair.”

― Lady Gaga

“But the history of the changes produced by a universal idea is not a history of changes in the individual, but of changes brought about by the successive efforts of millions of individuals in the course of many generations.”

― Lafcadio Hearn

“I love accents in general. I’m obsessed with dialects, and I had to write a whole movie about it called ‘In a World…’”

― Lake Bell

“I’m all about black folks working together and progressing together.”

― Lamman Rucker

“There’s backlash about everything I do.”

― Lana Del Rey

“Cheryl’s artistically inclined. She draws and sketches, but I don’t know about acting.”

― Lana Turner

“We joke about it in the entertainment industry: Every actor wants to be a musician, and every musician wants to be an actor.”

― Lance Bass

“I’m used to people talking about me.”

― Lance Bass

“I’m comfortable and confident about the future.”

― Lance Burton

“’The Wire’ really drew on a lot of real-life situations and real-life organizations – it created fiction to make a social statement about reality.”

― Lance Reddick

“I think Weetabix and full-fat milk is what it is all about.”

― Lando Norris

“I love talking about myself.”

― Lara Flynn Boyle

“Life is not about dwelling on the bad.”

― Lara Logan

“I take big risks, but I’m not reckless about it.”

― Larry Charles

“You write about what you know.”

― Larry David

“If I was going onstage, of course I would talk about it. How could I not?”

― Larry David

“I have reservations about everything I do.”

― Larry David

“Characters actors don’t usually get noticed until they’re about 38 or so.”

― Larry Drake

“People don’t care about questionnaires.”

― Larry Hogan

“I think George Foreman must have gained about 350 lbs and is slow as ever.”

― Larry Holmes

“2006 is all about getting your house in order and I mean that metaphorically.”

― LaToya London

“There’s something so accessible about heroes who have faults.”

― Laura Dern

“The biggest problem has been exhaustion. I’ve spent about 6 of the last 14 years completely bedridden.”

― Laura Hillenbrand

“The more vile the thing that’s said about me, the less it affects me. It doesn’t bother me at all.”

― Laura Ingraham

“Incredible that liberals aren’t more concerned about the monopoly of information in South Dakota.”

― Laura Ingraham

“The thing about death is that it’s honest.”

― Laura Linney

“Twitter is upholding sharia when they ban me for tweeting facts about sharia law.”

― Laura Loomer

“It amazes me that talking about traditional values is controversial, but it seems to be.”

― Laura Schlessinger

“For me as a filmmaker, I do the projects I’m really excited about.”

― Laura Ziskin

“I don’t call magazines and let them know about things so they can write stories.”

― Lauren Conrad

“Dating is all about the chase. It’s fun!”

― Lauren Conrad

“I think that when you have kids, it’s all about them.”

― Lauren Conrad

“One of the most common misconceptions about Olympic sports is that they only happen at the Olympics.”

― Lauren Gibbs

“A lot of books about marriage are about marriages falling apart.”

― Lauren Groff

“I like trying to get pregnant, I’m not so sure about childbirth.”

― Lauren Holly

“We should care about each other.”

― Lauren Jauregui

“I’ve been outspoken forever about everything.”

― Lauren Jauregui

“When I was in fifth grade, I got bullied really nastily about my appearance.”

― Lauren Jauregui

“The thing about Texas is that it’s a little larger than life.”

― Lauren Shuler Donner

“The cinematic universe will not worry about ‘Legion.’ They will not worry about these TV worlds at all.”

― Lauren Shuler Donner

“The first rule of multiculturalism is that you can’t talk about multiculturalism.”

― Lauren Southern

“Had I known all the info about TSS, I would never have used tampons.”

― Lauren Wasser

“I try to stay in shape a little bit, but I don’t obsess about it.”

― Laurence Fishburne

“I’m passionate about all the things I do, really.”

― Laurence Fishburne

“Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.”

― Laurence J. Peter

“Nine books have been written about me, and there’s not a word of truth in any of them.”

― Laurence Olivier

“I have written a lot about snakes. There’s something pretty primordial about it.”

― Laurie Anderson

“’Contagion’ should serve as a wake-up call not only about the germs, but perhaps more importantly about the frailty of governance, nationally and worldwide.”

― Laurie Garrett

“I’ve had a quite a few nightmares about being chased by walkers.”

― Laurie Holden

“It’s all about salsa with grain chips, tofu, turkey slices, hummus, and coconut water.”

― Laurieann Gibson

“These are international criminals, and the spineless Democrats are doing nothing about it.”

― Lawrence Ferlinghetti

“A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued about as by ideas that are taken for granted. The character of an era hangs upon what needs no defense.”

― Lawrence Lessig

“There’s a distinct unease about Americans when they are outside the United States. I can’t say quite what it is, but they are easily spooked or driven to cynicism – the country is diverse but, paradoxically, extremely insular.”

― Lawrence Osborne

“I played a Spaniard. I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.”

― Lawrence Welk

“I don’t want to constantly be writing about terrorism and strife.”

― Lawrence Wright

“We write about ourselves because we know about ourselves.”

― Layne Staley

“My blog is not about repelling men, it’s about good fashion.”

― Leandra Medine

“I represent the concept that pluralism is essential, union pluralism. I made an oath about this.”

― Lech Walesa

“I’m all about authenticity.”

― Lecrae

“G.I. Joe is not shown in Korea at all, basically, so a lot of people didn’t know about G.I. Joe and I also didn’t have the information about G.I. Joe.”

― Lee Byung-hun

“There are servers, and there are people that are served. There’s something contradictory about that in a democracy, certainly.”

― Lee Daniels

“North Korean defectors can usually tell when other defectors are lying about their past.”

― Lee Hyeon-seo

“And about in the late ’80s, I got kind of burned out a little bit.”

― Lee Majors

“From the Chinese perspective, Korea ranks about third or fourth in terms of trading volume and about third in terms of investment.”

― Lee Myung-bak

“I’m appalled that when I talk about the neo-conservatives it’s somehow twisted, some sort of a racist comment.”

― Lee Whitnum

“I don’t even think about fame at all.”

― Leighton Meester

“’Lullaby’ is about boundaries.”

― Leila Slimani

“We have this idealized romanticism about how love might solve all of our problems, but then it doesn’t.”

― Lela Loren

“Kids are generally rotten until the age of about six, when they become people.”

― Lemmy

“’Bomber’ was the first song I wrote about war.”

― Lemmy

“When I write I’m never really thinking about themes or the universal.”

― Lena Dunham

“Nothing’s ever allowed to just be entertaining. We have to talk about it.”

― Lena Headey

“I carry about eight lip balms: Burt’s Bees, Rosebud Salve, Eos.”

― Lena Headey

“I don’t remember when I didn’t know about Martin Luther King.”

― Lennie James

“You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it.”

― Leo Durocher

“I’d never be overly confident about anything.”

― Leo Varadkar

“Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering.”

― Leon Kass

“There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies.”

― Leon Kass

“The abortion controversy is important for what it says about our stance toward procreation and children altogether.”

― Leon Kass

“I suddenly realized at the CIA that I had to make life-and-death decisions about people.”

― Leon Panetta

“I’m pretty serious about what I do.”

― Leon Russell

“I like the Beatles very much, and there are certain things about the Stones that I like.”

― Leon Russell

“I started playing in nightclubs when I was about 14 in Oklahoma.”

― Leon Russell

“I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful – collecting these shards of spirituality – that we may be helping to bring about a healing.”

― Leonard Nimoy

“I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old.”

― Leonard Nimoy

“There is a lot of speculation about what women are attracted to, and there are a lot of misconceptions.”

― Leonardo DiCaprio

“I don’t need jewels and cars. It’s about the delicacy of the way I’m handled.”

― Leonor Varela

“I care about cinema even though I haven’t made many films.”

― Leos Carax

“What is unique about humans is their individuality.”

― Leroy Hood

“If a startup stays in Microsoft, it does not have a chance, because all it tries to do goes against what Microsoft is about.”

― Leroy Hood

“People have preconceptions about women of a certain age.”

― Lesley Nicol

“About the Saint’s amorous adventures, by the way, I can’t speak so brazenly.”

― Leslie Charteris

“I always knew about comedy; I always loved comedy.”

― Leslie Jones

“I saw an e-mail from one guy who’s about 23 to one of peers. His parting sign-off was ‘Don’t let the bedbugs bite.’ Now that’s really poetic.”

― Letitia Baldrige

“I was terrified about putting out ‘Weekend.’”

― LeToya Luckett

“I’m not a guy who always complains or talks about getting carries.”

― Le’Veon Bell

“When we know as much about people as hog specialists know about hogs, we’ll be better off.”

― Lewis B. Hershey

“I’ve got stuff about airline mergers, which just shows that my stand-up is getting more insane by the minute.”

― Lewis Black

“I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!”

― Lewis Carroll

“Swimming has been a very effective medium for telling a story about the state of our planet.”

― Lewis Gordon Pugh

“F1 is about the best drivers competing against each other for the best teams producing the best cars they can.”

― Lewis Hamilton

“Formula 1 is about running to the maximum.”

― Lewis Hamilton

“No one cares about your logo, nor the font size that’s on your site.”

― Lewis Howes

“We all know a lot about something. We all have a passion about something.”

― Lewis Howes

“Traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past.”

― Lewis Mumford

“The idea of running around and screaming about Jason Voorhees trying to kill you was fun.”

― Lexa Doig

“One of my short films was about a boxer.”

― Lexi Alexander

“The whole thing is, really, money makes money. That’s the whole thing about capitalism. Without the capital, there is no -ism.”

― Li Lu

“I don’t need to worry about being idolised.”

― Li Na

“I’m married. Who cares about me?”

― Li Na

“Chinese… companies do not have to think about whether they do something to enhance their competitive edge in international markets.”

― Li Shufu

“Being a lad is what I’m about.”

― Liam Gallagher

“Cooking is about the ingredients and responding, but risotto, specifically, is about the technique.”

― Lidia Bastianich

“My fears are never about failure – it’s about extreme success.”

― Lil Dicky

“I don’t care about fame. Problems everywhere.”

― Lil Pump

“I’m a South Asian female that talks about relationships and periods and dating and all these things.”

― Lilly Singh

“I was of the type who gets bullied rather than the one who does the bullying, which I’m glad about. I’d rather be that than a bully.”

― Lily Cole

“It should not all be about badminton.”

― Lin Dan

“The Canadian risings of the 1830s obliged the men in London to think much harder about settler self-government.”

― Linda Colley

“American prejudices about Europe rarely surface in headlines, but they are real, pervasive, and ingrained.”

― Linda Colley

“One of the benefits of working outside the U.K. is that I don’t have to keep fielding media/politicians’ enquiries about ‘Britishness’ and its ills.”

― Linda Colley

“I am not obsessive about anything except my health.”

― Linda Gray

“You have to think about the WWE as soap operas.”

― Linda McMahon

“After the success of ‘Rumours,’ we were in this zone with this certain scale of success. By that point, the success detaches from the music, and the success becomes about the success. The phenomenon becomes about the phenomenon.”

― Lindsey Buckingham

“But I sometimes think we have too much of a fixation about 2012.”

― Linford Christie

“As a cub reporter, I devoured books about journalism.”

― Lionel Barber

“At the keyboard, unrelenting anguish about hurting other people’s feelings inhibits spontaneity and constipates creativity.”

― Lionel Shriver

“And that Michael Irvin would care more about his wardrobe than I would?”

― Lisa Guerrero

“I want to know about what makes an athlete tick.”

― Lisa Guerrero

“It’s really not about the money. It’s just about educating yourself.”

― Lisa Leslie

“I’m all about accessing our resources; I’m all about those jobs. But I want to make sure I’m not expensing one for the other.”

― Lisa Murkowski

“There are a lot of mysteries about quantum mechanics, but they mostly arise in very detailed measurements in controlled settings.”

― Lisa Randall

“Do we care about gaming? We absolutely care.”

― Lisa Su

“We’re absolutely passionate about making sure gamers have the latest and greatest drivers.”

― Lisa Su

“I have written about 10 books, all just practical encouragement for moms.”

― Lisa Whelchel

“I could probably say one thing that I’m excited about is I definitely wanna be an entrepreneur and be a humanitarian and that stuff.”

― Little Simz

“When I was sent the material for auditions for ‘Dramaworld,’ I didn’t know much about the international fandom surrounding Korean dramas.”

― Liv Hewson

“I really don’t think there should be a movie about me. That’s for sure!”

― Liya Kebede

“Lyricism is about painting a picture. It doesn’t have to be a bunch of punchlines.”

― Logic

“It’s very interesting how Washington works. It’s not about speeches. It’s about relationships.”

― Lois Frankel

“Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.”

― Lord Byron

“I’m not too secure about my looks. They can always change.”

― Lorenzo Lamas

“Nearly everyone I met, worked with, or read about was my teacher, one way or another.”

― Loretta Young

“I care. I care about it all. It takes too much energy not to care.”

― Lorraine Hansberry

“As a little girl, I had huge fantasies about music.”

― Lou Doillon

“I never think about losing.”

― Lou Ferrigno

“I gave my life to Christ about 1991.”

― Lou Gramm

“When the bank asks me about my assets, I include my friendship with Regis Philbin.”

― Lou Holtz

“I’m in this business for too long to be halfhearted about anything.”

― Lou Reed

“We developed a technology called artificial swarm intelligence, which is all about tapping the inherent knowledge, wisdom, intuition of groups.”

― Louis B. Rosenberg

“I don’t think about my legacy, if indeed, I have one.”

― Louis Farrakhan

“Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it.”

― Louis Kronenberger

“It is the gossip columnist’s business to write about what is none of his business.”

― Louis Kronenberger

“I like the course, the history – everything about St. Andrews.”

― Louis Oosthuizen

“I’m working on a nonfiction book on Nepal and a novel about diasporas.”

― Louise Brown

“It is essential that we stop worrying about money and stop resenting our bills.”

― Louise L. Hay

“The thing about dads is, even when they’re very good, they don’t do anything like as much as most mums do.”

― Louise Nurding

“I have a lot of stories about being mistaken for a guy.”

― LP

“My work is purely autobiographical… It is about myself and my surroundings.”

― Lucian Freud

“I’m dealing with things as they come along, and I’m talking about it.”

― Lucinda Williams

“I’m fascinated by the whole concept of snake handling. When you read about the Pentecostal snake handlers, what strikes you the most is their commitment.”

― Lucinda Williams

“Back in the 1960s, I saw Peter, Paul and Mary. I was at that age, about 14, and I was mesmerized.”

― Lucinda Williams

“There’s so many other things to write about than unrequited love.”

― Lucinda Williams

“The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“A philosophical problem has the form: I don’t know my way about.”

― Ludwig Wittgenstein

“I’m interested in the eternal soul. That’s what I write about.”

― Luis Alberto Urrea

“When I came to England, I was dreaming about winning titles.”

― Luka Modric

“It is normal for a player to dream about playing for a bigger club.”

― Luka Modric

“We’re surprised, ecstatic, vibrant and exultant about the success of ‘7 Years.’”

― Lukas Forchhammer

“I could play a gig on the moon and not be nervous about it.”

― Luke Combs

“I wouldn’t let anyone say a bad word about Cheryl Cole.”

― Luke Pasqualino

“I’m not worried about being a big star.”

― Luke Perry

“I open to anything… just about anything.”

― Luke Perry

“I don’t like talking about cheaters.”

― Luke Rockhold

“The heart of the sport is about the top guys fighting each other. This isn’t WWE; this is fighting.”

― Luke Rockhold

“When I was about 7, I fancied Anna Chlumsky; the girl from ‘My Girl.’”

― Luke Treadaway

“What I love about theatre is that it disappears as it happens.”

― Lusia Strus

“We learn from history. That’s what it’s all about.”

― Luther Strange

“I wanted to write about this tropical honeymoon in part because I had the most drastically terrible honeymoon.”

― Lydia Millet

“Helen Hunt is terrific, and I got to do a couple of guest spots with Helen and Paul Reiser on ‘Mad About You.’”

― Lyle Lovett

“I am about as detailed as a shadow.”

― Lynda Barry

“It’s about lessons for life. It’s not just about winning either.”

― Lynn Davies

“It’s not just about a coach telling you what to do and just following it unthinkingly.”

― Lynn Davies

“At a certain career level, it’s no longer about whether you are the smartest subject-matter expert in the room.”

― Lynn Good

“If we’re going to be serious about decarbonizing the bulk-power system, nuclear has to be part of the conversation.”

― Lynn Good

“The fewer species there are and the fewer species we know about, the fewer questions we even know to ask.”

― Lynn Margulis

“All of my plays are about people who have been marginalized… erased from the public record.”

― Lynn Nottage

“Sports is all about money.”

― Lynn Samuels

“I will not talk bad about the UFC.”

― Lyoto Machida

“There is something dark and wintry about the atmosphere of the later Middle Ages.”

― Lytton Strachey

“I grew up in a household that never talked about limitations.”

― Lzzy Hale

“If I’m hesitant at all about an idea, then that’s not the right idea.”

― M. Night Shyamalan

“We’re really excited to be even talked about in the same breath as Foo Fighters or Metallica.”

― M. Shadows

“A document was drafted in the State Department in July 1946 by an official named Samuel Klaus. This indicated that there were then 20 alleged Soviet agents, 13 alleged Communists, about a dozen sympathizers, and about 75 suspects in the department, according to the FBI.”

― M. Stanton Evans

“With Taiwan, it took about 40 years to go from an authoritarian to a democratic society.”

― Ma Ying-jeou

“I was really excited about ‘Nerve’ with Dave Franco and Emma Roberts.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“If we are serious about providing upward mobility and building a skilled workforce, pre-school is the place to begin.”

― Madeleine M. Kunin

“Every time I’ve talked about the Republic of Gilead, I always say, ‘The still-fictional Republic of Gilead.’”

― Madeline Brewer

“Most of my songs are written about movies or TV shows – they’re not about me.”

― Madison Beer

“I love researching. That’s one of my favorite parts about school.”

― Madison Pettis

“What I’m very concerned about is how do we bolster our self-awareness as humans, as biological organisms?”

― Mae Jemison

“I used to be really insecure about my self-education. I’m definitely always learning. But there’s many ways to learn. There are many, many ways to always be a learner.”

― Maggie Grace

“Talking about relationships is a surefire way to jinx them.”

― Maggie Grace

“I am not crazy about my knees.”

― Maggie Gyllenhaal

“I didn’t intend to run for public office. I didn’t really think about it.”

― Maggie Hassan

“Facebook? I have no clue about it. MySpace, none of that. I’m the worst.”

― Maggie Q

“Lyrically, I’ve always thought about albums as a record of a period of time.”

― Maggie Rogers

“I don’t think films about elderly people have been made very much.”

― Maggie Smith

“Life isn’t all about entertainment.”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“Modi talks about Congress Mukt Bharat. I feel this is a fascist ideology.”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“There is something so fun about scaring yourself.”

― Maika Monroe

“The most inspiring objects are books. I have about 5,000 volumes in my home library. It’s an unending source of visuals and ideas.”

― Maira Kalman

“Ghibli is about craftsmanship. They draw characters and put life in it.”

― Makoto Shinkai

“I was taught about slavery, but it was the ancient Egyptians. That’s the closest I got to African history.”

― Malachi Kirby

“The game is about making the right decisions.”

― Malcolm Brogdon

“Defense is about will and effort and a certain toughness you have to have.”

― Malcolm Brogdon

“Books about spies and traitors – and the congressional hearings that follow the exposure of traitors – generally assume that false-negative errors are much worse than false-positive errors.”

― Malcolm Gladwell

“A lot of what is most beautiful about the world arises from struggle.”

― Malcolm Gladwell

“I was doing community theater since I was about nine.”

― Malcolm-Jamal Warner

“Life isn’t about quantity, it’s about quality.”

― Malorie Blackman

“The best thing about being Children’s Laureate has definitely been all the children and teens I’ve met.”

― Malorie Blackman

“Speaking positively about our bodies is as essential as the physical activity we engage in.”

― Mandy Ingber

“I’m not frightened about terrorism. I’m frightened about the roots of what we call terrorism.”

― Mandy Patinkin

“I don’t believe in harbouring ill feelings about anyone.”

― Manisha Koirala

“The thing about Big Tymers was if they said they had it, they had it.”

― Mannie Fresh

“I couldn’t care less about business.”

― Manolo Blahnik

“I am very self-critical about what I do. Always.”

― Manuel Pellegrini

“I’ve always wondered why there isn’t a great French novel about the German occupation. The nouveau roman authors weren’t interested in telling that sort of thing.”

― Manuel Puig

“I haven’t been the kind of writer about whom book-length academic studies have been written.”

― Manuel Puig

“My project for menstrual hygiene is about empowering girls.”

― Manushi Chhillar

“I don’t care about losses anymore.”

― Marat Safin

“I’m really excited about anything that is able to address the really big markets, so anything that’s universally appealing.”

― Marc Andreessen

“Ever since I was a kid, I dreamed about working in the theater.”

― Marc Platt

“Everyone is concerned about manufacturing in this country.”

― Marc Veasey

“What’s special about Amsterdam is that the city is able to connect worlds that are not otherwise connected.”

― Marcel Wanders

“Your forties is not the time to be thinking about getting pregnant.”

― Marcia Cross

“I’m not about sound bites. I’m about substance.”

― Marcia Fudge

“I don’t think about anything other than focusing at Real Madrid.”

― Marco Asensio

“When I signed for Espanyol, all I was thinking about was that I needed continuity in the first division.”

― Marco Asensio

“Robert Townson at Varese is a huge fan of film music and has really done a lot to educate audiences about film music and scores.”

― Marco Beltrami

“My pet hate, with customers, is those that think it’s all about wallets.”

― Marco Pierre White

“There’s something rather comforting about putting on an apron.”

― Marco Pierre White

“The immigration issue is a gateway issue for Hispanics, no doubt about it.”

― Marco Rubio

“A Schiaparelli woman is not about cliche.”

― Marco Zanini

“Schiaparelli, for me, is about eclecticism.”

― Marco Zanini

“You have to assign specific tasks to everybody so you don’t bump into each other and start arguing about silliness.”

― Marcus Lemonis

“I’m very English, and we don’t talk about emotions publicly.”

― Marcus Mumford

“The thing about delirium is you think it’s great, but it actually isn’t.”

― Margaret Atwood

“Some of our earliest writing, in cuneiform, was about who owes what.”

― Margaret Atwood

“Since I became a dancer, I have felt much better about myself.”

― Margaret Cho

“I’m super-obsessed with ‘Intervention.’ I wrote a song about it.”

― Margaret Cho

“History is about great forces, yes, but also about contingency.”

― Margaret MacMillan

“Women throughout history have had to defy rigid conventions about what is and is not expected of them.”

― Margaret MacMillan

“When you’re writing about superpowers, you’re writing about power. When you’re writing about immortals, you’re writing about mortality.”

― Margaret Stohl

“I don’t usually have those ‘twin experiences’ that people talk about.”

― Margarita Levieva

“Kids used to tease me unmercifully about that name.”

― Marge Schott

“What’s often not acknowledged about depression is how much anger is in it.”

― Margo Jefferson

“The thing about the wacky fans is that they’re really sweet.”

― Margot Kidder

“I’m doing my work in an environment that’s ultimately about dollars and cents.”

― Marguerite Moreau

“I never fantasized or invented a thing, not one thing. I knew every single thing I ever wrote about.”

― Marguerite Young

“I don’t worry about what my opponent is doing.”

― Maria Sharapova

“I don’t think anyone knows as much about what’s right for me as I do.”

― Mariah Carey

“Service is what life is all about.”

― Marian Wright Edelman

“I don’t talk about my private life.”

― Marianne Faithfull

“Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others.”

― Marianne Moore

“I’m not bothered about clothes. Never have been.”

― Marie Helvin

“Quite a few books about decluttering are published in a year.”

― Marie Kondo

“About that time, stronger features became fashionable on the screen.”

― Marie Windsor

“I think we should be passionately curious about what we do.”

― Mariel Hemingway

“There is something very satisfactory about being in the middle of something.”

― Marilyn Hacker

“What I like about Sapphics is the music of a non-iambic metric in English.”

― Marilyn Hacker

“All my work is about how it feels to look.”

― Marilyn Minter

“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.”

― Marilyn Monroe

“Know about the appeals process, especially in the case of the most serious crimes.”

― Marilyn vos Savant

“One of the things that is wonderful about hymns is that they are a sort of universally shared poetry, at least among certain populations.”

― Marilynne Robinson

“For me, the most difficult piece is the one I’m about to make.”

― Marina Abramovic

“I don’t know anything about the afterlife because I haven’t been there yet.”

― Marina Abramovic

“We will be all about the local, not the global.”

― Marine Le Pen

“What we’re concerned about is massive immigration of unskilled workers, mostly from the Maghreb and Africa, which pulls down salaries in France.”

― Marine Le Pen

“Racism must be fought – there are no two ways about it.”

― Marine Le Pen

“I’ve driven just about every kind of car there is.”

― Mario Andretti

“You want calamities? What about the Ice Age?”

― Mario Cuomo

“There’s something about rhetorical violence that is ugly and worrying.”

― Mario Cuomo

“Interest rates do not have to be identical across the whole euro area, but it is unacceptable if major differences arise from broken capital markets or concern about a euro area break-up.”

― Mario Draghi

“I think we’re lied to about a number of things.”

― Marion Cotillard

“On one occasion I shared a bed with about seven other people, but we were all having a party overnight.”

― Marion Zimmer Bradley

“He used to sit on my lap. I was sort of ambivalent about that. He was surviving any way he could.”

― Marion Zimmer Bradley

“I have so much love that I didn’t even know about.”

― Mariska Hargitay

“To me, speed is really about convenience.”

― Marissa Mayer

“I sat down and wrote what I remembered about being nine, and that eventually became ‘Amelia’s Notebook.’”

― Marissa Moss

“The information I have about Iran is second hand.”

― Marjane Satrapi

“I love writing novels, but there is something deeply invigorating about the comic-book medium.”

― Marjorie Liu

“I’ll talk about the Everglades at the drop of a hat.”

― Marjory Stoneman Douglas

“I’m pretty intentional about being highly invested in my kids’ lives.”

― Mark Batterson

“It is not about Republicanism, it’s about conservatism.”

― Mark Davis

“I never thought about branding when we were starting our production company.”

― Mark Duplass

“I’m really excited about public libraries that are redefining themselves as free learning centers.”

― Mark Duplass

“My earliest memory is learning to read ‘Muffin the Mule’ when I was about three.”

― Mark E. Smith

“I’m not really worried about writer’s block.”

― Mark Foster

“I’m a realist about how the networks work.”

― Mark Frost

“I know that on LAPD they have used psychics. They used it on the Hillside strangler case. I’m not sure on the Richard Ramirez case. I can’t say one thing or another about it. I’ve read about it. I really don’t have a lot to say about if it works or if it doesn’t.”

― Mark Fuhrman

“Life is about family and technology.”

― Mark Goddard

“There’s something fascinating about watching artists draw.”

― Mark Hamill

“As a player, I had no idea whatsoever about getting a team ready for a game, what it entails.”

― Mark Hughes

“I love Gibsons, and Nationals, too. There’s something magical about them.”

― Mark Knopfler

“I’m a fan of making music more than talking about it.”

― Mark Kozelek

“Farce is a much-maligned form. It’s easy to do badly, and therefore, audiences may have a negative feeling about it.”

― Mark Linn-Baker

“Obama killed Osama. Yes, President Barack Obama gets to crow about the killing of Osama bin Laden.”

― Mark McKinnon

“There’s no question that many factors contribute to voters’ perceptions about debates and who wins and who loses.”

― Mark McKinnon

“Politics at bottom is not all that complicated. It’s all about timing.”

― Mark McKinnon

“I don’t want to be known as somebody that everybody knows about.”

― Mark-Paul Gosselaar

“What’s great about Vasquez Rocks is that they filmed several ‘Star Trek’ episodes there.”

― Mark Pellegrino

“You have to really think about things before you do them.”

― Mark Roberts

“There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.”

― Mark Rothko

“My belief about acting in one foot on a banana peel and the other one in the grave.”

― Mark Ruffalo

“This is what the European Union is all about. A strong market with a strong currency.”

― Mark Rutte

“The good thing about the IMF is there is no European politics involved.”

― Mark Rutte

“It’s not only the British voters who have doubts about European cooperation. There is skepticism in many other E.U. countries.”

― Mark Rutte

“There have been more books alone written about Hamlet than have been written about the Bible.”

― Mark Rylance

“The important thing to understand about legislators is that there are dozens of competing interests and issues that occupy them. They are stretched thin.”

― Mark Shields

“I wasn’t able to lower my cholesterol so they put me on a statin drug. It is called lipitor. I was able to lower my level in about 30 days from above 300 to below 200.”

― Mark Spitz

“There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.”

― Mark Twain

“I don’t write stories about despair. I write stories about hope.”

― Mark Waid

“I think superheroes are about flying. They’re not about moping.”

― Mark Waid

“The one thing about ‘Beautiful Creatures,’ ‘The Host’ and ‘The Mortal Instruments,’ which are all well-made movies, is that they were all infected with a dreadful sincerity.”

― Mark Waters

“When I’m in the middle of making a movie, I have blinders on; it’s all about just getting the movie out.”

― Mark Waters

“The connectivity declaration is about uniting the whole industry – a lot of companies that typically compete very fiercely – to push in a coherent direction.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“I dream about running all the time.”

― Mark Zupan

“I’m not a writer who refuses to talk about a book until I’ve finished.”

― Markus Zusak

“It was ability that mattered, not disability, which is a word I’m not crazy about using.”

― Marlee Matlin

“It seems we’re always in transition and that it’s more about trends than it is about what’s meaningful.”

― Marlee Matlin

“We shouldn’t romanticize rejection. There’s nothing romantic about rejection. It’s horrible.”

― Marlon James

“Be open about mistakes.”

― Marne Levine

“Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it.”

― Marshall McLuhan

“What’s my favorite thing about Seattle? It’s Ho Ho’s Restaurant.”

― Marshawn Lynch

“It’s wonderful to be part of a family that cares so much about others.”

― Marta Kristen

“Almost all my middle-aged and elderly acquaintances, including me, feel about 25, unless we haven’t had our coffee, in which case we feel 107.”

― Martha Beck

“I didn’t write. I just wandered about.”

― Martha Gellhorn

“I don’t know if I’ve learned anything about people, but I’ve learned about Twitter.”

― Martha Plimpton

“MTV has always been about redefining itself.”

― Martha Quinn

“I don’t like talking about music.”

― Martha Wainwright

“I had been anorexic for about five years. And I was really sick. I probably weighed about 70 pounds.”

― Marti Noxon

“I have an inate curiosity about people.”

― Martin Bashir

“Not everything is for sale; not everything is about money.”

― Martin Bouygues

“Really, for an actor, it’s all about remembering a lot of stuff – and keeping the moustache on.”

― Martin Clunes

“There is nothing far-fetched about disappointment as a subject for comedy. It’s something we are all too familiar with.”

― Martin Freeman

“Comedy can’t be about continuous success.”

― Martin Freeman

“I’ve had several really tangible dreams about UFOs, and they’ve been amazing!”

― Martin Freeman

“I have no opinion on 48 frames a second at all. I’d be completely unsuitable to talk about that.”

― Martin Freeman

“Kids today don’t know that much about vinyl.”

― Martin Gore

“We still by no means think decisively enough about the essence of action.”

― Martin Heidegger

“There’s something incredibly primal about facing something treacherous but doing it anyway.”

― Martin Henderson

“An actor knows much more about a character than the character knows about himself.”

― Martin Landau

“For my generation of actors, it was about the theatre. Television didn’t exist. Coaxial cable didn’t exist.”

― Martin Landau

“I’ve got so many stories about every film and show I’ve ever been in.”

― Martin Landau

“About 1900 my parents came to the United States as children from what was then the Polish area of Russia.”

― Martin Lewis Perl

“There are some discussions taking place in the United Arab Emirates about the prospects of a long-haul flight into Belfast.”

― Martin McGuinness

“War is terrible. There is nothing romantic about war.”

― Martin McGuinness

“TV-makers usually don’t know much about photography.”

― Martin Parr

“I’m very phobic about flying, but I’m also drawn to it.”

― Martin Scorsese

“I have a kind of objective luxury about my career.”

― Martin Short

“The thing about my fridge is, it’s a family fridge, so there’s a little of something everybody likes in there.”

― Martina McBride

“Civil disobedience has almost always been about expression. Generally, it’s nonviolent, as defined by Henry David Thoreau, Gandhi, and King.”

― Marvin Ammori

“I sing about life.”

― Marvin Gaye

“I grew up in the church, and I feel very strongly about it.”

― Mary Ann Mobley

“A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise of a literary profession, has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter, when one comes to write about it.”

― Mary Augusta Ward

“The biscuit tin shouldn’t be handy – move it about a bit. Try to keep it out of the way.”

― Mary Berry

“Life would be so much harder if I had to lie about who I was.”

― Mary Cheney

“I don’t think about my physical age.”

― Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark

“Cleveland is really good about recognizing its artists because of the Arts Council.”

― Mary Doria Russell

“I date older men, and I date younger men. I have no rules about that.”

― Mary Frann

“I didn’t start thinking about what I wanted to do professionally until I was 17. I was a hippie, but I did write.”

― Mary Gaitskill

“I decided to write about the myths of divorce.”

― Mary Garden

“A lot of songwriters have written about soldiers and war, but very few have written with them.”

― Mary Gauthier

“Aside from the can, everything about LaCroix is gentle.”

― Mary H.K. Choi

“’Emergency Contact’ is about the anxiousness that is inherent in meat space interactions.”

― Mary H.K. Choi

“I’m from North Carolina, so I am really picky about my fried chicken.”

― Mary Helen Bowers

“For ballet dancers, style is about melding personal expression with physical form.”

― Mary Helen Bowers

“It’s not about having a perfectly sculpted figure; it’s about feeling healthy, fit, and confident.”

― Mary Helen Bowers

“As a kid, I dreamed about being onstage.”

― Mary J. Blige

“There are all kinds of things God wants me to do that I’m very obstreperous about.”

― Mary Karr

“The thing I really love about my fans is the vulnerability and openness, the crying and the hugs. They are so kind.”

― Mary Lambert

“The future of screens isn’t about the iPad. It’s much, much bigger.”

― Mary Lou Jepsen

“I’d rather write about polar bears than people.”

― Mary Oliver

“I’m a realist about who really reads books and who acts like they read books.”

― Mary Pilon

“I’ve been writing full-time since about 1984 – mostly magazine features and columns.”

― Mary Roach

“Life is about surviving loss.”

― Mary Steenburgen

“I learned so much about life and other human beings – then about myself.”

― Mary Steenburgen

“There’s a grace about the South and a toughness about it, too.”

― Mary Steenburgen

“I don’t think I’m allowed to talk about that. It is definitely not me. The role has been cast.”

― Mary Todd Lincoln

“I didn’t think much about foreign readers when I began ‘Naruto,’ but I knew that many of the artists who influenced me had already been accepted overseas.”

― Masashi Kishimoto

“When you negotiate a deal, you clearly know a lot about the other person.”

― Masayoshi Son

“The shades of respectability begin to close about the greying head.”

― Mason Cooley

“The discontented believe that their regrets are about the past.”

― Mason Cooley

“If we think about the obvious long enough, it dissolves.”

― Mason Cooley

“I don’t really like all these tactical systems people talk about: 3-5-2, 4-3-3, and all that.”

― Massimiliano Allegri

“Woe, to think about having success in your pocket.”

― Massimiliano Allegri

“I had thought about landing in the Kremlin, but there wasn’t enough space.”

― Mathias Rust

“Most of my life wasn’t about knowledge from books, but experiential knowledge.”

― Matisyahu

“My music is really about people connecting with their identities, even if they aren’t Jewish.”

― Matisyahu

“My music is not really about one ideology. It’s not about one truth.”

― Matisyahu

“I have recurring nightmares about being in a Nazi concentration camp with all my family and constantly being sent to solitary confinement.”

― Matt Bellamy

“We cannot be complacent about the determination of radical Islamic extremists to destroy our freedoms.”

― Matt Bevin

“There is no one in America more qualified to talk about bailouts than Mitch McConnell.”

― Matt Bevin

“I don’t worry about whether a character is likable, as long as the character is believable.”

― Matt Dillon

“If we cared about safer streets, we’d build the wall and secure the border.”

― Matt Gaetz

“I’m very concerned about the integrity of the vote and the ballot, and that’s why we’ve got to secure our cyberdefenses.”

― Matt Gaetz

“We’ve been running a little behind schedule. But only by about 15 years or so.”

― Matt Groening

“You’ve got to embrace the future. You can whine about it, but you’ve got to embrace it.”

― Matt Groening

“There was always an unspoken generosity about my mom.”

― Matt Lauer

“There’s something very real about helping someone one-on-one.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“For a while I was thinking about moving the mouse with my hand.”

― Matt Nagle

“’Avatar’ was incredible and totally groundbreaking, but it wasn’t about utter realism. It had a great mythic fantasy to it, but the characters don’t seem totally photo-real, as amazing as they are.”

― Matt Reeves

“I’m a bookworm, so I read about a book a month.”

― Matt Skiba

“There’s something uniquely aggravating about the smugness of liberal Hollywood.”

― Matt Stone

“Macron talks about values, but he doesn’t recognize the values itself, and therefore, they have no lessons to give to Italy.”

― Matteo Salvini

“The things you’re closest to are often the things you know least about.”

― Matthew Desmond

“I don’t like to talk about myself.”

― Matthew Heineman

“What I do in my book is let people know about these programs.”

― Matthew Lesko

“Some British actors are snobby about telly, and I don’t understand that.”

― Matthew Macfadyen

“If we think about what mystery entails as a genre, certainly a big part of it is a resolution.”

― Matthew Pearl

“I’m curious about the mix of the effortless bohemian thing with the very modern.”

― Matthew Williamson

“My clothes and my interiors are about making people smile.”

― Matthew Williamson

“I was on network TV for about 15 years or so, which I loved.”

― Maura Tierney

“A lot of companies talk about letting creative lead, but Chanel actually does let it lead.”

― Maureen Chiquet

“I’m really honestly terrified about how much I should tell and how much I should still keep secret.”

― Maureen O’Hara

“There is something about the airline industry that really grabbed me.”

― Maurice Flanagan

“In the 1970s, the scare was about global cooling.”

― Maurice Flanagan

“The most important thing about recovery is to pass the message on.”

― Maurice Gibb

“I don’t think about second or third place.”

― Maurice Greene

“As a kid, all I thought about was death.”

― Maurice Sendak

“The world is under siege, in conflict, but it is enthusiastic about Argentina.”

― Mauricio Macri

“We should be optimistic about the future even though we have a complicated present.”

― Mauricio Macri

“I do what I want and don’t care about the others.”

― Mauro Icardi

“I have no regrets about leaving Barcelona.”

― Mauro Icardi

“I’ve learned about myself that I’m much stronger than I ever had any idea about myself.”

― Mauro Ranallo

“I don’t care about me being vulnerable or embarrassing situations.”

― Mauro Ranallo

“What really grabs me about living in Tucson is the color beige.”

― Max Cannon

“Now interpersonal politics… that’s what it’s all about.”

― Max Cannon

“I don’t cry about anything.”

― Max Holloway

“What I immediately recognized about Wall Street in 1983 was that it was a continuation of my career in theater. Wall Street is a big theater, and it’s all illusions.”

― Max Keiser

“It’s one thing to speak about it and another to actually do something about it.”

― Max Martin

“I really love stories about women.”

― Max Minghella

“I usually do films, and you do two months and then forget about it.”

― Max Riemelt

“If you are not allowed to defend, what’s racing about, then?”

― Max Verstappen

“All I ever wanted to do was play the drums; I felt good about myself when I played the drums. So I worked anywhere and everywhere I could lug my drums in.”

― Max Weinberg

“I played piano, I learned a lot about music.”

― Maximilian Schell

“Guess what this liberal would be all about? This liberal would be about socializing.”

― Maxine Waters

“I don’t care much about conforming.”

― Mayim Bialik

“With sports, there’s no entitlement on the field. It’s about numbers. It’s about results. It’s about outcomes.”

― Maynard Webb

“Any kind of loss helps when you talk about it.”

― Mayte Garcia

“I don’t talk about politics. Not getting involved in politics at all.”

― Meat Loaf

“Neither of us, me nor Dennis, is cavalier about a breakup. We both behaved very honorably.”

― Meg Ryan

“The best thing about modern living is anaesthesia.”

― Meg Ryan

“No one believes me when I talk about this, but I’m really, really maternal.”

― Megan Fox

“I’m really insecure about everything.”

― Megan Fox

“I basically read every book ever written about Marilyn Monroe.”

― Megan Fox

“It’s so much easier to complain about something than celebrate it.”

― Megan Hilty

“The thing about making a musical is that you can and will be replaceable really quickly.”

― Megan Hilty

“I decided I was going to be an opera star. I was about 12.”

― Megan Hilty

“Actors talking about themselves. Nothing better!”

― Megan Mullally

“What was so special about the Mac, we all know, was the graphical computer interface.”

― Megan Smith

“I loved ‘About Schmidt’. I like Alexander Payne’s work a lot.”

― Meghan Daum

“I’m not private about anything.”

― Meghan McCain

“I don’t go to journalists’ houses and start dishing about anything private.”

― Meghan McCain

“’Hamlet’ is a play about a man whose grief is deemed unseemly.”

― Meghan O’Rourke

“My theory is this: Women falter when they’re called on to be highly self-conscious about their talents. Not when they’re called on to enact them.”

― Meghan O’Rourke

“Writing is the greatest thing about really good sitcoms.”

― Megyn Price

“I meditate and I’m passionate about it.”

― Mehmet Oz

“Marriage is about love, but it is not first and foremost about love. First and foremost, marriage is about continuity and transmission.”

― Meir Soloveichik

“Even as Jews and Christians profoundly disagree about the truth, they are united in the belief that there is a truth to be sought.”

― Meir Soloveichik

“While Jews and Christians both agree on many religious issues, we disagree, and believe each other profoundly wrong, about others.”

― Meir Soloveichik

“’Mad About You’ was very fun.”

― Mel Brooks

“I’m very competitive about puns.”

― Mel Giedroyc

“It is proper that the federal government help alleviate short-term disruptions and price spikes such as those brought about by Hurricane Katrina.”

― Mel Martinez

“I’ll do about 13 shows in Branson next year, and I’ll be performing at the Grand Palace.”

― Mel Tillis

“As regards my feelings about drummers – there’s Buddy Rich, and then there’s everybody else.”

― Mel Torme

“I wrote about scenarios that I was going through and then disguised them.”

― Melanie Martinez

“I’m wholehearted about whatever I do.”

― Melinda Gates

“Reading about myself on ‘Perez Hilton’ was kind of the weirdest thing ever.”

― Melissa Benoist

“When I grew up, there were no songs about gay people.”

― Melissa Etheridge

“I rarely know too much about anything I’m getting involved in.”

― Melissa Leo

“Comedy to me is all about the bumps and bruises and weird tics.”

― Melissa McCarthy

“One of my favorite movies is Bette Davis in ‘All About Eve,’ and it is shocking there was no pressure on her to be likable.”

― Melissa Rauch

“Whitey is uptight about offending blacks without really knowing what offends blacks.”

― Melvin Van Peebles

“Love of place is one of the characteristics I enjoy most about novelists.”

― Melvyn Bragg

“Don’t make excuses and Don’t talk about it. Do it.”

― Melvyn Douglas

“I always dreamed about the Premier League.”

― Memphis Depay

“The fastest I’ve ever done a book is a 112,000-word book in about a month.”

― Mercedes Lackey

“When you start worrying about form, then you’re not in the moment.”

― Meredith Monk

“I’m just writin’ about my little ol’ love affair.”

― Merle Haggard

“I want to do a documentary about strippers, ’cause it’s a moneymaker.”

― Method Man

“The main thing about being a producer and not a beatmaker, the difference is the ear.”

― Metro Boomin

“I’m always excited about life in general.”

― Metta World Peace

“The thing about LeBron is he’s very unselfish, right? So he can pass the ball.”

― Metta World Peace

“What I like about film is it explores imperfections.”

― Mia Wasikowska

“I love talking about taxes.”

― Michael Arrington

“I’m nearly certain that Google accessed my Gmail account after I broke a major story about Google.”

― Michael Arrington

“Let’s not pretend that abortion isn’t about the mass slaughter of innocents.”

― Michael Aston

“Guys are leery about putting on something they don’t think is them. They have a fixed idea of themselves.”

― Michael Bastian

“I’m all about my love for the game.”

― Michael Beasley

“The people on Baywatch were about as nice a group of people as I had ever worked with.”

― Michael Bergin

“What was it about Carolyn that made her so cautious about revealing herself?”

― Michael Bergin

“I didn’t know a damn thing about style.”

― Michael Bergin

“The things we obsess about today, in 40 years seem trivial.”

― Michael Beschloss

“I don’t have a computer. I don’t know anything about that. I don’t even know what a website is.”

― Michael Biehn

“When I was invited to sing with Pavarotti, I had about two weeks to learn Italian.”

― Michael Bolton

“Joe is the hero and Sammy is the sidekick. That’s how I feel about it.”

― Michael Chabon

“When I was about nine, I went to school with a toothbrush in my mouth. I saw Method Man do it in a video.”

― Michael Che

“The characters I write about are very internal.”

― Michael Connelly

“As a former reporter, I wrote ‘The Scarecrow’ quickly – I didn’t have to think about what the character would do the way I do with Harry Bosch.”

― Michael Connelly

“You have to write about what scares you.”

― Michael Connelly

“I have a large collection of biographies about jazz musicians.”

― Michael Connelly

“I wanted to learn about the worlds I wanted to write about in fiction.”

― Michael Connelly

“My favorite part about going to the gym used to be leaving.”

― Michael Cudlitz

“I have no useful theories about love and marriage.”

― Michael Cunningham

“One of the interesting things about the Dell-EMC combination is that we don’t have a lot of overlap.”

― Michael Dell

“I once read that there are more biographical works about Napoleon Bonaparte than any other man in history.”

― Michael Dirda

“Most lyric poetry is about love, whether yearned after, fulfilled, or wistfully regretted; what isn’t tends to consist of laments and cris du coeur over this, that, and the other.”

― Michael Dirda

“Most of the stories I read are about my Hollywood pedigree.”

― Michael Douglas

“I’m very proud of my New York debut. I played Oscar Wilde in ‘Gross Indecency’ off Broadway in about 1997. And I was very proud of my Broadway debut in ‘The Iceman Cometh.’”

― Michael Emerson

“Leaders should not just talk about – but walk the walk of – fiscal conservatism.”

― Michael Enzi

“Hip-hop is about the brilliance of pavement poetry.”

― Michael Eric Dyson

“I don’t think about ‘age groups.’”

― Michael Foreman

“One of the nicest things about NBC is that Tom Brokaw is not Dan Rather.”

― Michael Gartner

“For me, growing-up music was always about telling stories.”

― Michael Giacchino

“I like live musicians and personally orchestrate about 80 to 90% of all my scores.”

― Michael Giacchino

“Five hours a week of vigorous aerobic exercise can lower estrogen and progesterone exposure by about 20 per cent.”

― Michael Greger

“I’ve often said that the ISIS-Syria-Iraq mess is about as bad as it could be.”

― Michael Hayden

“Undersecretary of Defense Doug Feith was equally insistent in 2002-2003 about an operational relationship between al Qaeda and the Iraqi government.”

― Michael Hayden

“Long before genetics became a flourishing field, Christians have spoken about sin as an inherited condition.”

― Michael Horton

“America is exceptional in combining standard great-power realism with extravagant idealism about the country’s redemptive role in creating international order.”

― Michael Ignatieff

“I always found that Trump had this power about him.”

― Michael Israel

“I have a vision that’s about technology that empowers consumers over institutions.”

― Michael K. Powell

“Now I won’t have to worry about the new series making it or not.”

― Michael Landon

“To think about attacking is also to think about positioning.”

― Michael Laudrup

“It’s wrong for kids to be angry about something inanimate.”

― Michael Laws

“Pursuit is a rather desperate act in itself. There’s something kind of frantic about the notion of pursuit.”

― Michael Leunig

“The best-kept secret about Don Johnson is the fact that he is a terrific actor.”

― Michael Mann

“I’m definitely a romantic, no doubt about it.”

― Michael Masser

“I haven’t read a single word that a critic has written about me since 1994.”

― Michael Mayer

“That’s what really concerns me about the modern-day terrorists that we face is this global expansion.”

― Michael McCaul

“In one way or another, all my songs are about the necessity for trust.”

― Michael McDonald

“What I particularly liked about Nineties hip hop was it had a certain reverence for the groove that I hadn’t been hearing in a while.”

― Michael McDonald

“Food is all about balance; it is all about taste.”

― Michael Mina

“I’m passionate about pleasing people.”

― Michael Mina

“All art is about appealing to emotion.”

― Michael Moore

“There’s nothing pure about capitalism.”

― Michael Moore

“My film about Bush didn’t prevent his reelection.”

― Michael Moore

“L.A. – talk about a cruel city: Patients are forcibly removed from hospitals.”

― Michael Moore

“I know a lot about Canadian politics. I lived in Canadian bars for six years.”

― Michael Moriarty

“Books that kids read should be about what is going on in the world.”

― Michael Morpurgo

“My whole life has been about risk and reward.”

― Michael Ovitz

“It’s not so much about what you ask as what you don’t ask.”

― Michael Parkinson

“There are certain people you don’t have to worry about on set.”

― Michael Pena

“I didn’t know too much about ‘Ant-Man.’”

― Michael Pena

“I don’t believe Wikipedia about anything. I don’t go there for anything but keywords.”

― Michael Pitt

“Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.”

― Michael Porter

“What’s extraordinary about Cobra Mist, and so much of what went on at Orford, was that the public were completely oblivious to it.”

― Michael Portillo

“There’s much about the British Raj which I think is disreputable. It was rapacious; it was a sort of kleptocracy, and it was also racist. Indians were not treated as equals.”

― Michael Portillo

“It’s not about the money. This is about Terri. It’s not about the Schindlers, it’s not about the legislators, it’s not about me, it’s about what Terri Schiavo wanted.”

― Michael Schiavo

“Chances are that neither the client nor the agency will ever know very much about what role the ad has played in sales or profits of the client, either short-term or long-term.”

― Michael Schudson

“One of the most fun and interesting things about YC is that we are kind of a startup ourselves. We are constantly changing and evolving what we do.”

― Michael Seibel

“There’s a way about it: tearing people down, but not tearing them apart.”

― Michael Shanks

“Tax policy is not about compassion.”

― Michael Steele

“I’m just not that fascinating a person to have had all those lives that I’ve written about.”

― Michael Stipe

“There’s one race that we have to worry about, and it’s the human race.”

― Michael T. Flynn

“We are very excited about welcoming a new member of the family, a daughter!”

― Michael Weatherly

“I’ve been bullied about my appearance since forever.”

― Michaela Coel

“I’m still tremendously proud of ‘Crimson Petal.’ I’m still very emotionally involved with these characters. I still care about them.”

― Michel Faber

“I am open-eyed about what poverty does to people.”

― Michel Faber

“Religion is like magic. It is all about tricks.”

― Michel Onfray

“Writing a novel about feminism can be a thankless task.”

― Michelle Dean

“Even the best novelists are rarely congratulated on the quality of their observations about contemporary life.”

― Michelle Dean

“If you care about a subject, there’s a podcast for it.”

― Michelle Dean

“As a novelist, I tend to know significantly more about my characters than I do about my friends.”

― Michelle Huneven

“While Obama, the olive-branch poseur, has called for a restoration of ‘civility’ in Washington and liberal elites whine and whinny about the need for ‘no labels,’ class-warfare demagoguery has metastasized unchecked.”

― Michelle Malkin

“Elections aren’t just about who votes but who doesn’t vote.”

― Michelle Obama

“I am very much about peace. There is so much turmoil in this world.”

― Michelle Visage

“For eight years, all I cared about was track.”

― Michelle Wolf

“I get asked a lot about the Rock N’ Sock Connection.”

― Mick Foley

“My personal opinion about the world is that it’s homogenized.”

― Mickey Drexler

“My views are just about the same as Casey’s.”

― Mickey Mantle

“I guess you could say I’m what this country is all about.”

― Mickey Mantle

“I don’t care what Tom Cruise says about therapy.”

― Mickey Rourke

“Winning an Oscar ain’t about performance. There’s a lot of politics involved.”

― Mickey Rourke

“If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn’t be so anxious.”

― Mignon McLaughlin

“The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.”

― Mignon McLaughlin

“We have about 100 million cells interconnected in our brains. They communicate with one another through electrical signals.”

― Miguel Nicolelis

“Postmodernism was a reaction to modernism. Where modernism was about objectivity, postmodernism was about subjectivity. Where modernism sought a singular truth, postmodernism sought the multiplicity of truths.”

― Miguel Syjuco

“I try my best to be extremely disciplined about my diet.”

― Mika Brzezinski

“I am totally unapologetic about pop music.”

― Mika

“Everything I write is about me.”

― Mika

“History is about loops and continuums.”

― Mike Bidlo

“Everything about starting out in comedy is pride-swallowing, from handing out fliers to bombing in front of audiences.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“Prose is all about embellishing and describing.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“Fortunately, I don’t talk about politics on stage.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“One of my favourite movies is ‘Annie Hall’ because it’s about the silver lining of the break-up.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“The only tweets I feel bad about are the fat-chick ones.”

― Mike Cernovich

“I care about national sovereignty of America.”

― Mike Cernovich

“I’m sufficiently complex that there’s no one truth about me.”

― Mike Cernovich

“I’m not sensitive about my lisp, but a lot of people are, and it’s not the type of trait people should mock.”

― Mike Cernovich

“I’m always careful to even guess, at any juncture, about things before we do them.”

― Mike D

“We reduced the size of our front page code by about 50%, and by using absolute positioning, we are able to display important parts of the page before other parts may have fully loaded yet.”

― Mike Davidson

“Elections are about the future and not about the past.”

― Mike DeWine

“But I’m real conscious about what I do. I don’t care what the label is. I’m looking at the outcome of it.”

― Mike Epps

“One of the things I love about cinema is the range.”

― Mike Figgis

“I’m fired up about TV converter boxes.”

― Mike Gallagher

“The silliest, most frustrating national dialogue has been this chattering about waterboarding and slapping around bad guys in order to extract information from them.”

― Mike Gallagher

“We had Taiwan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Oman open their markets to our beef, and we’re excited about that.”

― Mike Johanns

“I’ve got a huge, gigantic deal. We’re talking about huge deals.”

― Mike Judge

“I think I was about 30 before I realized that not every family talks about the presentment clause on a regular basis.”

― Mike Lee

“Mankind invents things to fight about.”

― Mike Love

“The Beach Boys already had about four or five albums under our belt when these newcomers, The Beatles, took the U.S. by storm in early 1964.”

― Mike Love

“I have had Crohn’s for about 19 years. It is a debilitating disease that affects my colon.”

― Mike McCready

“There’s a Kiss through-line to a lot of the music that came out of Seattle, and it hasn’t been talked about a lot.”

― Mike McCready

“I have no political ambitions whatsoever. My ambitions are all about what XL can become.”

― Mike McGavick

“I’m surprised that anyone cares about what I do.”

― Mike Patton

“It is a rare piece of legislation indeed where there is so much agreement about the goals.”

― Mike Pence

“GTMO has been a goldmine of intelligence about radical Islamic terrorism.”

― Mike Pompeo

“There is an enormous consensus about the disaster that Obamacare has been.”

― Mike Pompeo

“Everyone knows the game is about the players.”

― Mike Quade

“Like the vast majority of my constituents, I continue to be concerned about record profits reported by petroleum companies at a time when consumers are paying record high prices for gasoline.”

― Mike Rogers

“I didn’t even think about snowboarding until after my accident.”

― Mike Schultz

“I don’t really ever worry about what anyone else does and I certainly don’t worry about what anyone else says about me.”

― Mike Tice

“I’m a weird guy. I’m practically albino. What about me isn’t weird?”

― Mike White

“I grew up in the Ukraine ’til I was about 7, and then I moved to L.A.”

― Mila Kunis

“Deep in my heart, I care about social-justice warriors.”

― Milo Yiannopoulos

“I won’t let any ambassador have a say about my foreign travels.”

― Milos Zeman

“A novel, especially a first novel, is… really an emotional autobiography. All these emotions I’m embarrassed at having had, I’ve written about.”

― Min Jin Lee

“Western ghosts are evil, but Korean ghosts are about making peace. That is part of our Korean psyche.”

― Min-sik Choi

“There’s something that people misunderstand about screen quotas. It’s not about rejecting or hating other countries’ films, but about protecting our domestic film industry.”

― Min-sik Choi

“Everybody is talking about cord cutting. It’s not about the cord. It’s the content.”

― Mindy Grossman

“Babies are endlessly fascinating to look at and I’m obsessed about their complete and utter lack of guile.”

― Minnie Driver

“I must know good yoga classes in about 25 cities on this planet.”

― Minnie Driver

“I knew about Elvis. Of course, everybody knew about him then.”

― Minnie Pearl

“You have to want to be in the company of those you’re making films about.”

― Mira Nair

“I’ve dreamed about going to the Olympics ever since I was young.”

― Mirai Nagasu

“I get about seven hours of sleep a night.”

― Mirai Nagasu

“About me – I used to want to be a P.E. teacher, and kind of still do.”

― Miranda Hart

“I spend a lot of time obsessing about getting a dignified eight hours’ sleep.”

― Miranda July

“I’m not embarrassed about not having read any book.”

― Miranda July

“At the very beginning of my career I felt very strongly about what type of artist I wanted to be.”

― Miranda Lambert

“Acting is technically just lying, so I guess I’ve been acting since I was about 7.”

― Miranda Rae Mayo

“I can’t worry about whether roles will be there for me when I’m older.”

― Mireille Enos

“Talking about a fight with Randy Couture is a jinx for me.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“Membership of the E.U. is not about cherry picking. It brings a lot of advantages and, of course, it requires a lot of responsibilities.”

― Miroslav Lajcak

“Theology is not only about understanding the world; it is about mending the world.”

― Miroslav Volf

“What I love about Kanye is that he doesn’t fit the mould either. He does what he feels.”

― Missy Elliott

“We should distinguish carefully skepticism about Big Government from contempt for all government.”

― Mitch Daniels

“There is nothing inconsistent about having a conservative outlook and being vigorous.”

― Mitch Daniels

“I try to appeal to all Kentucky voters, regardless of gender, about the future of state.”

― Mitch McConnell

“When Chrome launched, it was not a high point for Firefox. There’s no secret about that.”

― Mitchell Baker

“I have this thing about being acknowledged and accepted by institutions.”

― Mitski

“When I become president, it will be about helping the 100 percent.”

― Mitt Romney

“I talk a great deal to prior Secretaries of State about policy issues.”

― Mitt Romney

“I was always scared about my voice.”

― Mj Rodriguez

“All we hear about Africa in the West is Darfur, Zimbabwe, Congo, Somalia, as if that is all there is.”

― Mo Ibrahim

“The Ibrahim Index is a tool to hold governments to account and frame the debate about how we are governed.”

― Mo Ibrahim

“I know a lot about a few things – mostly useless things.”

― Mo Rocca

“It’s all about leading by example. Am I going to be perfect? Absolutely not.”

― Mo Williams

“I write about my region, the countryside in which I grew up.”

― Mo Yan

“I worry about a democracy having nuclear weapons as much as a dictatorship having nuclear weapons.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“I scored about 40 goals with Roma, so that’s quite good.”

― Mohamed Salah

“Nuclear talks are not about nuclear capability. They are about Iranian integrity and dignity.”

― Mohammad Javad Zarif

“The thing about movies is that till it goes on floors, it’s just preparations for the film.”

― Mohanlal

“A film will be a hit or a flop in spite of my worrying about it.”

― Mohanlal

“I used to not talk much to anyone about my investments.”

― Mohnish Pabrai

“But also, there are no films being made about Afghanistan.”

― Mohsen Makhmalbaf

“I’m all about second chances.”

― Molly Bloom

“The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.”

― Molly Ivins

“The Right is incredibly deft at getting earnest about all the wrong things.”

― Mona Eltahawy

“Too many on the Left are earnest about nothing at all, sadly. They’ve been rendered spineless by snarkiness – not least on Twitter.”

― Mona Eltahawy

“Gossip is essentially storytelling: storytelling about people whom we know.”

― Mona Simpson

“I didn’t know much about computers. I still worked on a manual Olivetti typewriter.”

― Mona Simpson

“Conservatives are always right about everything. We are. We are.”

― Monica Crowley

“Can one truly be passionate about something if they are not committed to it?”

― Monica Johnson

“Many of our choices have led to the predicaments we are presently complaining about.”

― Monica Johnson

“And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened.”

― Monica Lewinsky

“I’m about the present.”

― Monica Seles

“Truthfully, I’m normally very picky about who does my hair.”

― Monika Chiang

“I used to be a very, very heavy weight lifter. I weighed about 210, 215. And I used to put a lot of weight on my back. I squatted over 500 pounds.”

― Montel Williams

“I have a very European feel about nudity.”

― Moon Bloodgood

“I am well aware of the concern and fear of the Chinese about the THAAD deployment.”

― Moon Jae-in

“I’m about as Baptist as you get in Hollywood.”

― Morgan Fairchild

“I’m self-conscious about a lot of things.”

― Morgan Saylor

“It’s not always about the money.”

― Morris Chestnut

“Everything about my life is private, really. I’m not so sure that any of it has ever been public.”

― Morrissey

“I always wanted to do a sci-fi movie, but most sci-fi scripts are either about saving the planet or fighting aliens.”

― Morten Tyldum

“I was shocked that I knew so little about Alan Turing. Then I started to read about him, and I got a little obsessed.”

― Morten Tyldum

“I don’t know a lot about football.”

― Mousa Dembele

“One thing about our country that is constant is cricket.”

― MS Dhoni

“Spirit of cricket is not about just the guidelines provided.”

― MS Dhoni

“There is one good thing about Marx: he was not a Keynesian.”

― Murray Rothbard

“I actually care about my shows.”

― Mustard

“’Damage’ is about taking risks, stepping into new territory regardless of the outcome.”

― Mya

“Everything I ever learned about rock, I learned from Led Zeppelin.”

― Myles Kennedy

“I guess I reinvented myself about 18 times throughout my career.”

― Mystikal

“Trump spoke badly about women… It sparked worldwide reactions.”

― N. Chandrababu Naidu

“Nobody is bothered about an institution more than its alumni.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“The principle of democracy is all about delegation of power by the vast majority of citizens through a few chosen representatives chosen on merit and competence.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“To me, patriotism is about working ethically and wholeheartedly in our chosen field.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“Science is about unravelling nature.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“Entrepreneurship is all about deferred gratification.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“My real passions are horses and playing polo. I care a lot about that and staying fit and in shape.”

― Nacho Figueras

“We all have that superhero inside us, but it’s about tapping into it and embracing it and owning it.”

― Nafessa Williams

“I graduated with all honors, and I was about to take the LSATs, and I was working at a law firm, and I hated it.”

― Nafessa Williams

“I’m not very particular about the commercial angle in my films, but entertainment is very important.”

― Naga Chaitanya

“Historically, we were always complaining about others interfering in our domestic and national issues.”

― Najib Mikati

“For the most part, I don’t care about what everyone else is doing, or what is popular.”

― Namie Amuro

“I don’t like talking about bygones.”

― Nana Patekar

“Most presenters are consumed with preparing their content rapidly, which makes the material about their own narrow perspective.”

― Nancy Duarte

“There’s something very Nixonian about the idea of keeping an enemy’s list.”

― Nancy Gibbs

“I guess I’m drawn to artists and literary people and want to learn about them.”

― Nancy Horan

“I know about raising money.”

― Nancy Pelosi

“I don’t talk about political matters. That’s not my department.”

― Nancy Reagan

“I rarely think about myself that much. I really don’t.”

― Nancy Reagan

“Whenever I bump into Rajamouli sir, I jokingly ask him about ‘Eega 2.’ As a fan of ‘Eega,’ I want the sequel.”

― Nani

“I suppose the idea about all Orthodox religion is that it’s a kind of submission, obedience.”

― Naomi Alderman

“I don’t worry about a number. I’m fine with aging.”

― Naomi Campbell

“I am about safety for the people and the planet.”

― Naomi Klein

“A lot of female viewers who may not have known about wrestling or watched it before are tuning in now because of ‘Total Divas.’”

― Naomi

“The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.”

― Napoleon Hill

“It is my absolute belief that Indians have unlimited talent. I have no doubt about our capabilities.”

― Narendra Modi

“I don’t think about it. I have always been linked up with everybody.”

― Nargis Fakhri

“’Macbeth,’ I am ambivalent about. I don’t like that play, in fact.”

― Naseeruddin Shah

“I do enjoy thinking about the past.”

― Naseeruddin Shah

“Most people are sceptical about the wrong things and gullible about the wrong things.”

― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“All of technology, really, is about maximizing free options.”

― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“I want to do movies but not talk about them.”

― Nastassja Kinski

“My mom loves the ’80s. I grew up hearing a lot about the ’80s.”

― Natalia Dyer

“I had been writing songs for other people for a while, and I made a demo and I put it on my Myspace, which Perez Hilton found and blogged about on his site.”

― Natalia Kills

“Make-up is all about shading; it’s about tactical application.”

― Natalie Dormer

“I’m a feminist in the true sense of the word. It’s about equality.”

― Natalie Dormer

“There’s a real mischievousness about Irishmen, don’t you find?”

― Natalie Dormer

“My dad really wanted to be in the Hall Of Fame, and it was something we talked about a lot.”

― Natalya Neidhart

“That’s my favourite stuff to write about: my journeys and the people I meet – especially the kids.”

― Natalya Neidhart

“A lot of my songs are about taking whatever life throws at you and making the most of it.”

― Natasha Bedingfield

“I don’t think I ever wore pants on ‘Reno 911!’ and I was on it about five times.”

― Natasha Leggero

“The thing about improv that I really love in scripted television is that it really makes a moment authentic.”

― Natasha Rothwell

“The public is even more pessimistic about the economy than even the most bearish economists are.”

― Nate Silver

“From a logistical standpoint, I learned about when to peak, when to push, when to recover throughout the season.”

― Nathan Chen

“What about Broadway? Yes, I’m involved with a new musical based on ‘The Adams Family.’”

― Nathan Lane

“Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale.”

― Nathaniel Hawthorne

“I studied literature and Italian at Yale. I wrote my thesis about Italo Svevo, one of my heroes.”

― Nathaniel Rich

“The thing I don’t like about detective stories is looking for criminals.”

― Natsuo Kirino

“The hardest part about the music industry for anyone is getting into the ears of the world.”

― Natti Natasha

“One thing I’m passionate about is directing. I’ve always wanted to direct.”

― Naturi Naughton

“The film industry is mostly about unidimensional characters.”

― Nawazuddin Siddiqui

“I’m a storyline. I’m the chosen one for negative stories and controversial things. If I worried about it all, I would go insane.”

― Ndamukong Suh

“The unfortunate thing about this planet is that we are in no shortage of ignorance.”

― Ne-Yo

“I would’ve given my right arm to do something on the ‘Ray’ film, the movie about Ray Charles.”

― Ne-Yo

“I generally sleep about four hours.”

― Neal Katyal

“I’ve always been critical about my work. It pushes me to work harder.”

― Neha Dhupia

“As an actor I have no hang-ups whatsoever about cinema. It can be mainstream, art, regional or national.”

― Neha Dhupia

“I probably remember more about ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ than Dick Van Dyke does.”

― Neil Flynn

“I started writing when I was about 20, 21 maybe.”

― Neil Gaiman

“For me, the filmmaking has to be about the dramaturgy.”

― Neil Jordan

“Well, I suppose I’m interested in ways of storytelling and in stories that are about storytelling.”

― Neil Jordan

“There’s a real kind of snobbery in the U.K. about horror films.”

― Neil Marshall

“The thing about my music is, there really is no point.”

― Neil Young

“I’m 50. And I’m not ever really worried about being trendy.”

― Neneh Cherry

“The awful thing about a conductor becoming geriatric is that you seem to become more desirable, not less.”

― Neville Marriner

“I’m not concerned with appeasing people with a dream match. What I care about is Neville and my championship. That’s all I care about.”

― Neville

“I don’t like to talk about myself.”

― Neymar

“Let’s face it: Russell Crowe is fat and no one ever talks about it.”

― Nia Vardalos

“Civilisation is partly about restraining the male of the species from engaging in the violence of the hunter-gatherer period. But it doesn’t take an awful lot to unleash it.”

― Niall Ferguson

“Hence it comes about that all armed Prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed Prophets have been destroyed.”

― Niccolo Machiavelli

“I’m about love.”

― Nicholas Haslam

“The paparazzi don’t care about me.”

― Nicholas Hoult

“The bulk of the emails tend to come after a column. I can get about 2,000 after a column.”

― Nicholas Kristof

“An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.”

― Nicholas M. Butler

“Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.”

― Nicholas Negroponte

“With everybody that I’ve met, there’s always been something I’ve learned about them that I like.”

― Nick Carter

“A gentleman never talks about his tailor.”

― Nick Cave

“When you’re talking about rock n’ roll, myth-making is what it’s all about.”

― Nick Cave

“It is an odd thing about newspapers that they live by exposure, yet they keep their own worlds concealed.”

― Nick Davies

“I regret the stories we didn’t do – the stories that we knew about and talked about but didn’t have all of, so didn’t publish. The whole idea of Gawker was to remove the barrier between the thought and the talk – and the page.”

― Nick Denton

“Ben Smith’s quick-hit campaign ‘scoops’ are about as viral as cat videos. That fits with Buzzfeed.”

― Nick Denton

“While I love the medium, I’ve always been skeptical about the value of blogs as businesses.”

― Nick Denton

“One of the most interesting female characters I’ve written about was Meg Riddoch, the lead character in ‘The Thompson Gunner’.”

― Nick Earls

“The thing I’ve always admired about Eagles fans is that it’s not fans; it’s family. It’s generational.”

― Nick Foles

“I only care about winning and putting points on the board.”

― Nick Foles

“The mainstream of literary culture in the U.K. is very averse to writing about technology.”

― Nick Harkaway

“Sir Terry Pratchett – he was knighted in 2009, and on him it looked earned rather than entitled – wrote about dragons, wizards, turtles, witches, time-travelling monks, and suitcases with legs.”

― Nick Harkaway

“Names aren’t just coathooks, they’re coats. They’re the first thing anyone knows about you.”

― Nick Harkaway

“Screenwriting is about condensing.”

― Nick Hornby

“I have about 40 cars, of which 25 to 30 are what you might call serious.”

― Nick Mason

“We’ve got to be innovative. We’ve got to think about what’s coming next.”

― Nick Nurse

“There is something about the Australian psyche that seems to like films that are slightly offbeat.”

― Nick Park

“The best films come about through experimentation.”

― Nick Park

“Smartphones are always in your pocket. They’re about reactive capture.”

― Nick Woodman

“My whole life is about being Nicki Minaj now. It’s a never-ending saga.”

― Nicki Minaj

“I’m not a snob about which looks are ‘this season’ and which are ‘last season.’”

― Nicky Hilton

“I want to write about grown-up things.”

― Nicola Griffith

“Clearly, any issues about breaching of expenses rules should be properly investigated.”

― Nicola Sturgeon

“I get quite fearful about interviews, so I sought advice from other actors.”

― Nicola Walker

“Don’t worry about fitting in – it’s completely over-rated.”

― Nicola Walker

“Oh, I love L.A. It’s not so much about Hollywood. I love everything in L.A.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“Creativity is about taking what is the norm and expanding it and continuing to expand it and expand it and expand it and expand it.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“Filmmaking is not about what we see – it’s a very misconceived notion; it’s about what we don’t see.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“Creativity is about a reaction.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“Art is very much about making your weaknesses your strength.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“We’re premiering ‘The Neon Demon’ in Cannes, which is the representation of ‘The Neon Demon,’ which is all about glamour and vulgarity.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“I’m not a baker, and I don’t know anything about baking, and I don’t claim to.”

― Nicole Byer

“I was fair-skinned in a country that’s about the outdoors.”

― Nicole Kidman

“My weight is something that people seem to talk about a lot.”

― Nicole Trunfio

“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.”

― Niels Bohr

“In England we only make films about the working class or the aristocracy.”

― Nigel Cole

“I have been unsure, from the start, what the Occupy movement was all about, although I did suspect that it was just fatuous, anti-enterprise, left-wingery.”

― Nigel Farage

“Of course I’m not a racist, but I’m certainly right wing, there’s no question about that.”

― Nigel Short

“After my accident, I never worried about how I looked.”

― Niki Lauda

“All the sparrows on the rooftops are crying about the fact that the most imperialist nation that is supporting the colonial regime in the colonies is the United States of America.”

― Nikita Khrushchev

“Naturally, Brie and I bicker, like, every 10 minutes about everything in life.”

― Nikki Bella

“If anyone’s going to bring about mass extinction, it’ll be Donald Trump.”

― Nikki Glaser

“Politicians really worry about being politically correct.”

― Nikki Sixx

“What’s scummy about the music industry is that everybody loves you when you’re dead.”

― Nikki Sixx

“The thing is that I’ve known the guys from Motley Crue longer than just about everybody.”

― Nikki Sixx

“We have 2 million users in the U.S. and about 13 million worldwide in more than 200 countries.”

― Niklas Zennstrom

“The thing about the Internet is the openness. People can link to each other themselves.”

― Niklas Zennstrom

“I make egg whites… that’s about it.”

― Nina Agdal

“The best thing about my apartment is that it looks over Oscar de la Renta and all the shops.”

― Nina Garcia

“I sing about UFOs and extraterrestrials, and so I designed a UFO fashion. It includes science-fiction bikinis and Bermuda Triangle shorts.”

― Nina Hagen

“When it comes down to, it’s not about the form, it’s about the content.”

― Nina Tassler

“’Criminal Minds’ consists of stories told within the framework of the FBI behavioral science unit. It’s about serial profiling.”

― Nina Tassler

“A border is a border. I have to be conscious of both my borders. I will also have be conscious of my sea. It is less talked about.”

― Nirmala Sitharaman

“The government doesn’t go about refuting everything that floats around.”

― Nirmala Sitharaman

“I don’t like talking about any projects till they solidify and take off.”

― Nita Ambani

“Wes Anderson’s films, 6-year-olds are crazy about them.”

― Noah Baumbach

“I love black-and-white movies that are about contemporary subjects.”

― Noah Baumbach

“There’s something so great about platonic intimacy.”

― Noah Centineo

“All I care about is my music.”

― Noah Cyrus

“I had nothing to talk about until I, like, lived.”

― Noah Cyrus

“Larry Page, Brian McClendon, and the Google Maps teams have been following our progress closely and are excited about what we’ve accomplished.”

― Noam Bardin

“There’s plenty to criticize about the mass media, but they are the source of regular information about a wide range of topics. You can’t duplicate that on blogs.”

― Noam Chomsky

“I’ve been interested in Japan since the 1930s, when I read about Japan’s vicious crimes in Manchuria and China.”

― Noam Chomsky

“There’s always something fishy about the French.”

― Noel Coward

“You can’t afford to think about what might have been. You just be aware of what is.”

― Noel Gallagher

“I’d gone professional when I was about seventeen.”

― Noel Redding

“I do more research about ‘Lumberjanes’ than I did for a story of medieval knights.”

― Noelle Stevenson

“I’m on my computer a lot, but I swear I have an excuse! I spend about nine hours on media a day, but seven or eight of those are doing my schoolwork.”

― Nolan Gould

“I’ve always been curious about the other worlds we can shift into in our imaginations.”

― Noma Dumezweni

“A lot of my music is slow and subtle. The subtly is what I enjoy about making music.”

― Norah Jones

“I should have a therapist. I have plenty to therapise about.”

― Norah Jones

“Managing dissent is about recognizing the value of disagreement, discord and difference.”

― Noreena Hertz

“That, to me, is what comedy is all about: keeping fresh and keeping current and changing with the times.”

― Norm Crosby

“I’m not gay, so I don’t know much about Broadway musicals.”

― Norm MacDonald

“If they don’t care about me, how can they possibly care about anyone else?”

― Norma McCorvey

“I felt like they only cared about what I could do for them, not what they could do for me.”

― Norma McCorvey

“The most noticeable thing about the Soviet collapse was that it followed a natural course.”

― Norman Davies

“I’m politically on the left, no question about it. I oppose sweatshops, I oppose exploitation of labour in the third world.”

― Norman Finkelstein

“Google has already tested robot cars in San Francisco. If they can navigate San Francisco, they can probably manage just about anywhere.”

― Norman Foster

“An awful lot has been written about my temper.”

― Norman Schwarzkopf

“I’ve done seven shows at the Palladium – long running shows I’m talking about.”

― Norman Wisdom

“Multiculturalism isn’t about culture, it’s about power.”

― Ntozake Shange

“I am not obsessed about making an impression on the Premier League.”

― Nuno Espirito Santo

“I love everything about football.”

― Nuno Espirito Santo

“I need to be careful about the films I choose to do.”

― Nushrat Bharucha

“Am I complaining about my deafness? No, I am not.”

― Nyle DiMarco

“I’m interested in colour-blind hiring of directors, producers, and writers. Go to the source. Then we won’t need to have conversations about colour-blind casting.”

― O. T. Fagbenle

“The great thing about ‘Coco’ is that for anybody who hears it, it just sticks.”

― O. T. Genasis

“Where’s Eminem, when is Em coming out, Em this, Em that, 50 this, 50 that… What about Obie?”

― Obie Trice

“I’m not pessimistic about much of anything.”

― Octavia E. Butler

“The hardest thing about writing, for me, is facing the blank page.”

― Octavia Spencer

“The thing about the South is we accept our history. We don’t push it under the rug.”

― Octavia Spencer

“I wanted to write about the things that I love.”

― Octavia Spencer

“I literally don’t think about Oscar.”

― Octavia Spencer

“The misperception about the South is that everybody is racist, and all black people are victims, that what was prevalent in the ’60s is only relegated to the South.”

― Octavia Spencer

“No one is alone, and each change here brings about another change there.”

― Octavio Paz

“I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles, but a good deal about their acts.”

― Og Mandino

“Commitments the voters don’t know about can’t hurt you.”

― Ogden Nash

“Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.”

― Ogden Nash

“It’s not about tippy-tappy, namby-pamby football. It’s a battle, and we have to be ready for it.”

― Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

“Tact: to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.”

― Oliver Herford

“This match is about sport and I separate that completely from politics.”

― Oliver Kahn

“Elements and birthdays have been intertwined for me since boyhood, when I learned about atomic numbers.”

― Oliver Sacks

“I don’t know what I was expecting or what I was dreaming about the xx accomplishing.”

― Oliver Sim

“There’s an electrical thing about movies.”

― Oliver Stone

“I’m all about scary movies! The ‘Halloweentown’ ones are my absolute favorites.”

― Olivia Holt

“We print 37 million copies, and we found out about the unfortunate news as we were putting the issue to bed.”

― Olivia Newton-John

“I’m a very light sleeper. I get about six hours a night.”

― Olivia Newton-John

“It’s not actually OK to just be apathetic about anything.”

― Olivia Wilde

“I didn’t understand the advantages of staying active until I was about 27.”

― Olivier Theyskens

“Photography has always been about capturing light.”

― Om Malik

“When I think about the person who’s been most in my ear, it’s Joe Dumars.”

― Omari Hardwick

“Donald Trump talks about everyone behind their backs.”

― Omarosa Manigault Newman

“AI is a tool. The choice about how it gets deployed is ours.”

― Oren Etzioni

“I’m not so worried about super-intelligence and ‘Terminator’ scenarios. Frankly I think those are quite farfetched.”

― Oren Etzioni

“At first my publisher had reservations about publishing it in the form you are familiar with.”

― Orhan Pamuk

“I don’t want to hear about my death.”

― Oriana Fallaci

“The great thing about country songs is the storytelling.”

― Orianthi

“Yeah, I’m kind of fit. And I’m quite careful about my diet.”

― Orlando Bloom

“I worry a lot about taking care of my dependents, all those perfectly ordinary middle-class preoccupations.”

― Orson Welles

“In our gliding experiments we had had a number of experiences in which we had landed upon one wing, but the crushing of the wing had absorbed the shock, so that we were not uneasy about the motor in case of a landing of that kind.”

― Orville Wright

“The thing about it is almost everyone could pass that way, but we were kept from doing it by our coaches.”

― Oscar Robertson

“Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.”

― Oscar Wilde

“What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order.”

― P. D. James

“Health care’s not about insurance! Health care’s about getting treatment.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“The good thing about SUVs is they have storage.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“The one thing that’s terrible about traveling for fun is writing about it.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“What is obnoxious about the motives of politicians – whatever those motives may be – is that politicians must announce their motives as visionary and grand.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“Horses and horsepower alike are about status and being cool.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is.”

― Pablo Picasso

“I have no ill will about anything.”

― Pablo Sandoval

“Politics is about putting yourself in a state of grace.”

― Paddy Ashdown

“I’ve had much nastier things said about me in the British press than in the Bosnian press.”

― Paddy Ashdown

“Tech is all about building human connections.”

― Padmasree Warrior

“I feel curious about every situation I’m in.”

― Paloma Faith

“Before Donald Trump took office, optimism about his presidency was the lowest of any president-elect since at least the 1970s.”

― Pamela Druckerman

“The main thing my bookcase says about me is that I’m not French.”

― Pamela Druckerman

“Sexual dreams aren’t usually about sex.”

― Pamela Stephenson

“There’s been a number of erroneous biographies, articles and so on written about Billy and we both thought it would be a good idea to produce a true one.”

― Pamela Stephenson

“The audience in the country has evolved, and for them, it is about real characters.”

― Pankaj Tripathi

“’Stree’ is an entertaining film, but it has strong commentary about women.”

― Pankaj Tripathi

“I’ve learned stuff, and I’ve forgotten stuff, but what I do know is that it really is all about the fans.”

― Paolo Nutini

“I am a birthday person. I am not modest about birthdays.”

― Parineeti Chopra

“I know more than anyone the divergent views about my father.”

― Park Geun-hye

“I’m all about colors.”

― PartyNextDoor

“Having competed themselves, my father and my uncle are very passionate about motorsport, so I inherited it from them.”

― Pastor Maldonado

“So I have four daughters, about ten granddaughters, and five grandsons.”

― Pat Boone

“I love books about treks and journeys into the unknown.”

― Pat Conroy

“Let’s say I go completely broke, I’m about to star in the next ’30 for 30: Broke.’”

― Pat McAfee

“I know there is moral outage in regard to Mr. Milosevic, and that is certainly justified. But what about our response?”

― Pat Roberts

“It’s the tyranny of an oligarchy that I’m concerned about.”

― Pat Robertson

“The thought about Republicans is, we’re supposed to be Jeffersonian. That government governs the best that governs the least.”

― Pat Robertson

“I’m concerned about – the oppression of the poor.”

― Pat Robertson

“I am remarkably pleased with Obama. I had grave misgivings about him.”

― Pat Robertson

“I stop working at about 3 p.m. on Fridays.”

― Patricia Cornwell

“I have very real concerns about the civil liberties implications of ultimately requiring every resident to submit themselves for compulsory fingerprinting or some other biometric test.”

― Patricia Hewitt

“Most activism is brought about by us ordinary people.”

― Patricia Hill Collins

“My stories are fundamentally about the love of family.”

― Patricia Polacco

“I wasn’t really conscious about ‘The 39 Clues’ movie when I wrote ‘The Black Circle.’”

― Patrick Carman

“I’ve learnt a lot about construction and flexibility from my time at Geox.”

― Patrick Cox

“I’ve definitely gotten a few jobs by pretending like I knew what I was talking about.”

― Patrick J. Adams

“Today, our economy is about an economy of ideas.”

― Patrick J. Kennedy

“I work with CEOs and their executive teams… and very few of these people are really indifferent about their employees or their customers.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“The quarterbacks that win… those are the quarterbacks that are talked about for being great.”

― Patrick Mahomes

“I dispute that ‘Closer’ is about betrayal. Betrayal is one of the elements.”

― Patrick Marber

“Marginal tax rates are the lowest they’ve been in generations, and all we can talk about is tax cuts.”

― Patrick McHenry

“The function of the novel is the exploration of the human condition. Really, that’s what it’s all about.”

― Patrick O’Brian

“There is something magical about sharing meals.”

― Patrick Pichette

“’Punk’ doesn’t mean Mohawks and safety pins. It’s about not conforming.”

― Patrick Stump

“Steven Tyler isn’t in Aerosmith anymore, but his gravestone will probably say something about Aerosmith.”

― Patrick Stump

“I’m passionate about the job. I’m really excited. I’m really determined.”

― Patrick Vieira

“I don’t know if I have any feelings about psychics. I never really met any.”

― Patrick Wilson

“I played with Arthur Godfrey for about a year and a half.”

― Patsy Cline

“Pop music has always been about the mainstream and what appeals to the public.”

― Patti Smith

“Americans just don’t know what being a movie star’s all about.”

― Patti Smith

“People are what this election is all about.”

― Patty Berg

“My daughters have grown up knowing all about my kidnapping and the case and what happened.”

― Patty Hearst

“Good-byes are hard, but life is about changes.”

― Patty Loveless

“People are really worried about their jobs. That’s what everybody talks to me about today.”

― Patty Murray

“The unique thing about Stratolaunch – one of the unique things – is it doesn’t require a fixed launchpad.”

― Paul Allen

“Our lifelong certainties about the world can be demolished in a single second.”

― Paul Auster

“I was bullied about everything, from the way I looked to the fact that my father had been a dancer.”

― Paul Bettany

“The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.”

― Paul Cezanne

“Outdoor hockey is what it is all about.”

― Paul Coffey

“If the Obama regime gave a hoot about ‘humanitarian crisis,’ the Obama regime would not have orchestrated humanitarian crisis in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Yemen.”

― Paul Craig Roberts

“I had been warned about Jews by my gentile friends – they did terrible things with knives to boys.”

― Paul Engle

“I knew I had a lot to offer, and it was just about finding my niche and figuring it out.”

― Paul George

“That’s what this game is about, man. Wanting to perform. Wanting to win.”

― Paul George

“We were elected to serve our districts, and that demands putting bygones aside. That’s what leadership’s all about.”

― Paul Gosar

“NDAA should be about providing critical funding for our troops, not debating immigration policy.”

― Paul Gosar

“Nobody’s lesser or greater; that’s what our Constitution is about.”

― Paul Gosar

“The worst acting is about imitation.”

― Paul Guilfoyle

“Pride is about the ugliest trait somebody can have.”

― Paul Henderson

“’Crocodile Dundee’ is about people; it’s 10 seconds about crocodiles.”

― Paul Hogan

“I lived in Cyprus for six years where I learnt all about flatbreads.”

― Paul Hollywood

“I’m taking it step by step and not thinking at all about a new contract.”

― Paul Ince

“If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren’t really there.”

― Paul Kantner

“There’s that thing about the ’80s, the ’40s and the ’60s, and the ’30s, the ’50s and the ’70s. Something about those odd decades in this century that weren’t too pleasant.”

― Paul Kantner

“One of the inevitable aspects of debates about euthanasia is the reluctance on the part of advocates to confront the essence of what they propose.”

― Paul Keating

“The thing about many celebrities – not all – is that they’re fantastic actors.”

― Paul Lieberstein

“Donald Trump is talking about the failed leadership of the Obama Administration.”

― Paul Manafort

“I don’t think this election is about Hillary Clinton. This election is about Donald Trump.”

― Paul Manafort

“I’m the worst on facts about me or facts about the Beatles.”

― Paul McCartney

“I’m passionate about what I do. I’d be naive to be passive.”

― Paul Mooney

“I am very concerned about Barbara Streisand using the ‘H’ word – ‘honkey.’ That’s what I am concerned about. I am worried about Barbara.”

― Paul Mooney

“I’m about as Chinese as Herbert Hoover.”

― Paul Muni

“Singing is not indulged in by Rotary clubs of some countries and all clubs are given full privilege to do as they please about including it in their programs.”

― Paul P. Harris

“I always dream about winning the Ballon d’Or.”

― Paul Pogba

“I am very confident about the Modi government.”

― Paul Polman

“I remember going to my school careers advisor and asked about jobs that required scuba divers. It was a phase.”

― Paul Putner

“She kind of reminds one of Helen. There’s something very similar about Elizabeth Perkins.”

― Paul Reiser

“The public already knows about me more than I ever wanted it to know.”

― Paul Reubens

“I know a lot about the Titanic. My dad was a Titanic expert.”

― Paul Rudd

“What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don’t know very much.”

― Paul Samuelson

“It is dead wrong about necessary surplus of winnings over losings.”

― Paul Samuelson

“I teach a course in screenwriting at Columbia, but I’ve never taken a course and I’ve never read a book about it!”

― Paul Schrader

“I still talk incessantly about ‘SCTV,’ and I say, ‘Screw the kids!’”

― Paul Shaffer

“What strikes me about high-school reunions is the realization that these are people one has known one’s whole life.”

― Paul Theroux

“Sleep is a outmoded concept. It’s best not to think about sleep.”

― Paul W. S. Anderson

“NATO isn’t going to be concerned about fishing.”

― Paul Watson

“I’m not pessimistic about anything.”

― Paul Watson

“There have been records I’ve been really, really pleased with that haven’t connected with people. But I felt good about them.”

― Paul Weller

“Politics is not about money.”

― Paul Wellstone

“Politics is not about power.”

― Paul Wellstone

“Politics is not about winning for the sake of winning.”

― Paul Wellstone

“Filmmaking is something that I’m really passionate about. Film, in general, is something that I’m passionate about.”

― Paul Wesley

“Self-professed conservatives comprise about 40% to 45% of the electorate.”

― Paul Weyrich

“On television, everyone talks and they don’t care about the mechanics.”

― Paul Winchell

“I dance because I have to, because I’m so passionate about it.”

― Paula Abdul

“If they’re singing about heartbreak, they’ve lived it.”

― Paula Abdul

“Talking about money is garish. It’s tacky.”

― Paula Deen

“I spent a lot of time writing about tax and pensions and mortgages.”

― Paula Hawkins

“I have been doing 120 miles a week, when normally I would do about 140.”

― Paula Radcliffe

“Pacquiao has generated a lot of positive press for our sport, and that is something no one can complain about.”

― Paulie Malignaggi

“When it’s time to recharge, I don’t feel guilty about it.”

― Payal Kadakia

“I don’t get hung up about anything really.”

― Paz de la Huerta

“In about 2002, I moved from Manhattan to Brooklyn, to Red Hook.”

― Pedro Pascal

“We all have to think about the emerging markets.”

― Peggy Johnson

“I was very insecure about my looks.”

― Peggy Lipton

“Nobody wanted to touch Decline III when they found out what it was about.”

― Penelope Spheeris

“Penn & Teller don’t know jack about global warming.”

― Penn Jillette

“Public disapproval is the price I pay for writing about the royals.”

― Penny Junor

“I write about families. That is who we are.”

― Per Petterson

“I got very serious about micro-piglets and what it would be like to own them.”

― Perfume Genius

“We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays.”

― Persius

“What would Chaucer have written about if men were perfect?”

― Pete Hamill

“The spookiest thing I can remember about John Gotti is his eyes.”

― Pete Hamill

“Libya stood as a source of stability in volatile northern Africa in 2011. The administration turned it into a failed state that exposed southern Europe to refugees and terrorist elements, all of which Gadhafi had warned about.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“I know about winning batting titles.”

― Pete Rose

“All I cared about in tennis was winning.”

― Pete Sampras

“There are certain things I just don’t talk about – there are certain things that are private.”

― Peter Andre

“We do not just fear our predators, we are transfixed by them. We are prone to weave stories and fables and chat endlessly about them.”

― Peter Benchley

“Literature is about as unnecessarily necessarily as tableware or ironed shirts.”

― Peter Bichsel

“The Americans just have a great sort of wit about them.”

― Peter Capaldi

“At school, I was fanatical about being a scientist.”

― Peter Carey

“The terrible thing about being an actor is that it’s not a solo occupation.”

― Peter Coyote

“There shouldn’t be a stigma about age with footballers.”

― Peter Crouch

“There are so many things that poetry is about, one of which is memory.”

― Peter Davison

“As of 2011, it cost about $5,000 to launch a tech startup.”

― Peter Diamandis

“If you’re the CEO of a publicly traded company, you’re worried about quarterly returns.”

― Peter Diamandis

“Friends don’t care about issues like dwarf tossing.”

― Peter Dinklage

“People have the strangest ideas about dwarves.”

― Peter Dinklage

“It’s not about perfection. What’s a perfect painting? What’s interesting about a perfect painting?”

― Peter Doig

“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”

― Peter Drucker

“I’ve never worried about the grand concepts.”

― Peter Falk

“’Movie 43′ is about the hardest R Rated comedy ever.”

― Peter Farrelly

“Whether it’s on top of a phone booth or a $200 million soundstage, it’s about stories.”

― Peter Gallagher

“I had to make a living, so I got happily diverted into writing about expeditions and adventures.”

― Peter Heller

“Nobody under 55 knows anything much about life. Nobody under 30 knows anything.”

― Peter Hitchens

“The only thing about 3-D is the dullness of the image.”

― Peter Jackson

“I have a million questions about my granddad and no one to talk to.”

― Peter Jackson

“’Heavenly Creatures’ was really the idea of Fran Walsh. It was a very famous New Zealand murder case, but not one that people knew much about.”

― Peter Jackson

“I’m a little concerned about this notion everybody wants us to be objective.”

― Peter Jennings

“Scholars will argue with each other about everything.”

― Peter Jennings

“I started college Pre-Med. That lasted about half a semester.”

― Peter Krause

“I can’t worry about the consequences of what I do; that’s not my job.”

― Peter Landesman

“Most editors are just worried about their jobs. They’re overwhelmed. They’re underpaid. They do the best they can.”

― Peter Landesman

“Metro was really a star-builder, no doubt about that. You were wrapped in cotton wool.”

― Peter Lawford

“I can’t contain how enthusiastic I am about working on books for kids.”

― Peter Lerangis

“I am very concerned about our planet and am about respecting all living things.”

― Peter Max

“There is something fantastically post-modern about David Frost.”

― Peter Morgan

“I’m constantly having to check my conscience about what I’m writing and the responsibility of what I’m saying.”

― Peter Morgan

“I was apprehensive about bringing off this Homer.”

― Peter O’Toole

“People talk about the ’60s, but they were merely a mass production of what the ’50s had begun.”

― Peter O’Toole

“Almost nothing is known from hybridization studies about the inheritance of courtship behavior of females, or of their responsiveness to particular male signals.”

― Peter R. Grant

“I am crazy about Leicester; I am crazy about the owners – they are fantastic and really good for the Premier League.”

― Peter Schmeichel

“The thing about being a striker is you need to be lightning-fast.”

― Peter Schmeichel

“I don’t think they knew very much about the war in Korea at all.”

― Peter Scott

“The Pentagon said that these prisoners were kept in accordance with the Geneva Convention, and of course I was not reassured by that, but I couldn’t prove that that was wrong; so we’re clearer about that.”

― Peter Singer

“The beautiful thing about ‘American Gods’ is that it’s very simple at its core.”

― Peter Stormare

“Ask Bill Clinton about Yasir Arafat. Clinton and Barak did everything they could in 2000 at Camp David. Arafat walked away from it.”

― Peter T. King

“Men think about women. Women think about what men think about them.”

― Peter Ustinov

“My first buildings, when I was about 30, were rejected for aesthetic reasons.”

― Peter Zumthor

“The big teams are about the Champions League.”

― Petr Cech

“I don’t know about style mistakes.”

― Pharrell Williams

“I’m all about the fans.”

― Phife Dawg

“I don’t care at all about the mainstream; I don’t care about popularity contests; I don’t care about who’s got the biggest-selling album; and I don’t care about glossy production.”

― Phil Anselmo

“The border patrol gave us a list of the diseases that they’re concerned about, and Ebola was one of those.”

― Phil Gingrey

“One thing I’ve always liked about the military is there’s a certain amount of pragmatism.”

― Phil Klay

“It’s our English mentality to worry about the weather.”

― Phil Neville

“It was about 5 years after I was baptized before the pull of sin finally stopped.”

― Phil Robertson

“God-fearing people, once they’re saved from their sins, they don’t mind talking about it.”

― Phil Robertson

“I’d prefer not to tell confidential information about future products.”

― Phil Schiller

“It’s better to give than to lend and it costs about the same.”

― Philip Gibbs

“It is better to give then to lend, and it costs about the same.”

― Philip Gibbs

“Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.”

― Philip Guedalla

“The great western error about the Taliban is to assume homogeneity.”

― Philip Hammond

“I’m about four skyscrapers behind.”

― Philip Johnson

“I don’t write beautifully – I just write reports about our condition.”

― Philip K. Dick

“But I’m too old to be written about as a young poet.”

― Philip Levine

“I was fascinated by ‘The Lord of the Rings’ from about the age of eight, and that lasted well into my teens.”

― Philip Reeve

“I don’t ask writers about their work habits. I really don’t care.”

― Philip Roth

“Creating something is all about problem-solving.”

― Philip Seymour Hoffman

“Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“I would never lie to anyone about history.”

― Philippa Gregory

“The most common misconception about me is that I’m basically a jazz singer.”

― Phoebe Snow

“There’s something very polite about the British accents. It’s sort of sanitizing.”

― Phoebe Waller-Bridge

“I wanted to be an actress from about the age of five.”

― Phyllida Lloyd

“When I was asked to read a screenplay about Margaret Thatcher, I think I felt immediate apprehension.”

― Phyllida Lloyd

“There is nothing final about a mistake, except its being taken as final.”

― Phyllis Bottome

“I worry about the world.”

― Phyllis Logan

“’Downton Abbey’ about upper-class posh people: of course it is.”

― Phyllis Logan

“Long ago when I went to college, campuses were about 70 percent male, and until 1970, it was still nearly 60 percent.”

― Phyllis Schlafly

“I’m generally pretty happy about life.”

― Phyllis Smith

“I don’t really think about being pigeonholed so much.”

― Phyllis Smith

“Loro Piana is all about seeking quality materials.”

― Pier Luigi Loro Piana

“Indian cinema is entertaining, and what I love most about it is the songs and dances in the films.”

― Pierce Brosnan

“It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.”

― Pierre Beaumarchais

“There is nothing unhealthy about educating youngsters about nutrition.”

― Pierre Dukan

“The French were mystified about the Watergate scandal.”

― Pierre Salinger

“The most exciting thing about joining ‘Game Of Thrones’ is joining ‘Game Of Thrones.’”

― Pilou Asbaek

“I never read anything that’s written about me.”

― Pilou Asbaek

“I’m kind of psychotic and I like to talk about things. I’m a Virgo, too, so I like to analyze and overprocess.”

― Pink

“Openness about death has led to greater care about all aspects of dying.”

― Polly Toynbee

“As a general rule, I am very passionate about any business that I engage in.”

― Pollyanna Chu

“I am choosy about my films, period – whether it’s my father directing it or anybody else.”

― Pooja Bhatt

“I stopped acting, as I was not curious about it anymore. I was not passionate about acting.”

― Pooja Bhatt

“You can’t talk about what you haven’t felt.”

― Pope Benedict XVI

“We just cannot worry about ourselves.”

― Pope Francis

“I shampoo and condition with Kerastase products but rarely brush it because I’m all about the Kate Moss bed-head look.”

― Poppy Delevingne

“I’m bonkers about juicing. I got into it when I lived in L.A. – I’d juice three times a day.”

― Poppy Delevingne

“I talk about being Australian a lot.”

― Poppy Montgomery

“I’m not worried about making a certain type of music or sticking to one type of music.”

― Post Malone

“I wanted to be in ‘The Emerald Forest.’ I chased that one for six months before it all came about. I wanted to work with John Boorman!”

― Powers Boothe

“My character in ‘Saaho’ is completely contrasting to my character in ‘Baahubali,’ and I am quite excited about it.”

― Prabhas

“I criticise myself a lot. My friends complain about it.”

― Prabhas

“Majoritarian is when a majority takes a decision. It is not dictatorship. It is about which issue is major.”

― Prakash Raj

“There are too many shows about Rajasthani families.”

― Pratyusha Banerjee

“The alarm bells sound regularly: cybergeddon; the next Pearl Harbor; one of the greatest existential threats facing the United States. With increasing frequency, these are the grave terms officials invoke about the menace of cybercrime – and they’re not understating the threat.”

― Preet Bharara

“I don’t talk about the past.”

― Prince

“Once you graduate from the Under-19 level, no one really gives you technical advice. It is all about making mental adjustments.”

― Prithvi Shaw

“Since I’m serious about a career in Hindi films, I’d have relocate to Mumbai.”

― Prithviraj Sukumaran

“All the films that I have signed or I intend to sign are purely on the basis of merit of what the films are about.”

― Prithviraj Sukumaran

“I don’t really care about the stardom.”

― Prithviraj Sukumaran

“Revolutions about taxation have shaped our history.”

― Priti Patel

“Magna Carta and the Civil War were about the power to tax.”

― Priti Patel

“All the particles that we are made of only account for about four per cent of the cosmic inventory.”

― Priyamvada Natarajan

“Mapping, both literal and metaphorical, has always been about our quest for knowing.”

― Priyamvada Natarajan

“That’s what ‘Hell On Earth’ was about: we felt that we were living in hell.”

― Prodigy

“The hateful thing about most hotels nowadays is that they only have duvets. I hate duvets.”

― Quentin Blake

“Music in movies is all about dissonance and consonance, tension and release.”

― Quincy Jones

“That’s all I cared about too, was getting it right.”

― R. Lee Ermey

“The best part about the movie, and everybody seems to rave about it, is the boot camp part.”

― R. Lee Ermey

“I don’t have to be concerned about everybody else’s character.”

― R. Lee Ermey

“When I was younger, I used to find stories about divas charming. Not much anymore.”

― Rabih Alameddine

“I was about 11 or 12 when I began to pick up my mother’s books.”

― Rabih Alameddine

“Not to harp on too much about Ma, but it’s a misconception that she is formidable. She calls herself a patsy.”

― Rachael Stirling

“I’m all about a flat shoe. It takes a lot to get me into a heel!”

― Rachael Taylor

“In fact, there is an academic blackout about the atrocities perpetrated in the name of communism and socialism.”

― Rachel Campos-Duffy

“Hispanics are hard working, and that’s something I’m very passionate about.”

― Rachel Campos-Duffy

“To be optimistic about something that is absolutely unknown to you is unfounded.”

― Rachel Cusk

“Writing is a discipline: it’s almost all about holding back.”

― Rachel Cusk

“Modern morality is all about perception.”

― Rachel Cusk

“It’s a painful thing to talk about my childhood. I kind of don’t talk about it much.”

― Rachel Dolezal

“A Golden Globe is a mood-altering substance, there’s no doubt about that.”

― Rachel Griffiths

“’The Lady’ is a piddling little magazine that no one cares about or buys.”

― Rachel Johnson

“Art is about play and about transcendent meanings, not reducible to politics.”

― Rachel Kushner

“One is sometimes meant to reassure the reader that she’s qualified to write about a certain topic.”

― Rachel Kushner

“For me, everything about the telling is guided by tone. It’s a bit mysterious; it’s either there, or it isn’t.”

― Rachel Kushner

“I love the novels of Didion and Bret Ellis and consider them L.A. writers because they write about L.A.”

― Rachel Kushner

“I prefer to be a villainess. There’s something a bit more delicious about their wickedness.”

― Rachel McAdams

“I love to bake. There’s something very ritualistic about it, kind of magic.”

― Rachel Miner

“If there’s anything consistent about my work, it’s not flat.”

― Rachel Morrison

“There’s something so soothing about the hum of Grand Central Station.”

― Rachel Nichols

“Girls may love movies about fairytale princes, but their most captivating romance is with their friends.”

― Rachel Simmons

“Is there anything about the JonBenet Ramsey case that isn’t weird and disturbing?”

― Rachel Sklar

“I’ve been as critically rubbished as acclaimed and the worst thing about that is that it usually plays into your own self-criticism.”

― Rachel Ward

“I was advised by an American agent when I was about 19 to change my surname.”

― Rachel Weisz

“Most people care what people think about them… we all do.”

― Rachel Weisz

“I was an English-literature major, and that’s all about stories and narratives.”

― Rachel Weisz

“I don’t know anything about science.”

― Rachel Weisz

“Ecuador has about 700 kilometers of border with Colombia, and a lot of it is impenetrable jungle.”

― Rafael Correa

“All my hits in Punjab and Haryana are about heartbreak.”

― Raftaar

“Democracy is about non-arbitrary decisions. Democracy is about spreading decisions; it is not about destroying processes.”

― Rahul Gandhi

“With fandom, people are sensitive, and sometimes defensive, about their experiences.”

― Rainbow Rowell

“I’m about as big a star as the Baha’i faith has got, which is pretty pathetic.”

― Rainn Wilson

“I’m not worried by politics: I’m worried about the media.”

― Rajinikanth

“Islamic State is not a threat for any particular country but for the entire world. India is alert about IS.”

― Rajnath Singh

“I have no doubts about what my talents can do.”

― Rajon Rondo

“All I care about is winning.”

― Rajon Rondo

“I certainly gained a lot by reading about Shanghai.”

― Ralph Fiennes

“I have even written a book about Wine called The Grapes of Ralph.”

― Ralph Steadman

“There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The thing about audiences is that we can’t generalise them. It’s very unfair.”

― Ram Gopal Varma

“Self-reform automatically brings about social reform.”

― Ramana Maharshi

“I don’t really know much about cars.”

― Ramon Rodriguez

“We’re very interested in helping individuals on the autism spectrum cope and learn about social interactions and regulating emotions.”

― Rana el Kaliouby

“I myself am a great James Dean fan. He had this aura and enigma about him.”

― Ranbir Kapoor

“I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture, a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United States about eight or nine ago.”

― Rand Beers

“Let’s be cautious about dreaming up extreme scenarios. The situation in Iraq is still salvageable.”

― Rand Beers

“I need to be very careful about going on certain networks that seem to have a bias.”

― Rand Paul

“I give thousands of interviews, and I’m probably about as open as anybody in Washington as far as access goes, so I’ll continue to do that.”

― Rand Paul

“I was elected to the Senate in 2010 by people worried about our country, worried about our kids and their future.”

― Rand Paul

“Every debate in Washington is about how much to increase spending – a little or a lot.”

― Rand Paul

“I had always been a fatalist about my career. What was to be was to be.”

― Randolph Scott

“Most of my songs are about insensitivity of some kind.”

― Randy Newman

“I only got about four moves.”

― Randy Orton

“I’m very picky about what I’ll do and the message the film has in it.”

― Randy Wayne

“It’s about who owns the servers. The servers that store your metrics. The servers that shout the ads. The servers that transmit your chat. The servers that geofence your every movement.”

― Raph Koster

“There are common denominators that unite all members of al-Nahda: There is no one in al-Nahda who doubts about Islam There is no one in al-Nahda that believes in extremist views of Islam.”

― Rashid al-Ghannushi

“Oh, yeah, I’m all about ritual.”

― Rashid Johnson

“I am definitively qualitative about work.”

― Rashida Jones

“I have a lot of skepticism about marriage and monogamy.”

― Rashida Jones

“You don’t have to be a criminal to write about fraud!”

― Ravi Subramanian

“The first stories I wrote when I was 12 were about Mars and landing on Mars.”

― Ray Bradbury

“I was about twenty and the Beatles were meditating and I heard about it and they had a center in New York and I came to the center and I learned about it.”

― Ray Dalio

“I’ve written so many songs about Englishmen, I have to go elsewhere.”

― Ray Davies

“You have to be honest about who you are.”

― Ray Lewis

“I can’t complain about my career, that’s for sure.”

― Ray Romano

“He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.”

― Raymond Chandler

“I’m a huge fan of Cabernet and Bordeaux, and am passionate about Pinot Noir and Burgundies.”

― Raymond E. Feist

“I won’t write about a subject unless I’ve mastered it.”

― Raymond Kethledge

“I’m very nerdy about my music, and I like interrogating people about what they put on playlists.”

― Rebecca Hall

“I’m a bit nerdy about accents. I love it.”

― Rebecca Hall

“I was reading so much about myself in the papers that was not me.”

― Rebecca Loos

“Companies have choices to make about what extent they’re handling their users’ content.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“Whether or not Americans supported George W. Bush, they could not avoid learning about Abu Ghraib.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“I’m incredibly cheesy. I’m all about happy endings and all of that.”

― Rebecca Mader

“’When You Were Mine’ is about heartbreak.”

― Rebecca Serle

“I wasn’t remotely ambivalent about marrying the person I was marrying, but I was 35. I was deep into my adulthood, and I identified as single.”

― Rebecca Traister

“Scores of African-Americans have written both appreciatively and critically about what ‘The Cosby Show’ meant to them over the years.”

― Rebecca Traister

“Local television and local TV news isn’t telling the voters about local candidates.”

― Reed Hundt

“If Wii was about gaming for the masses, then think of DSi as creativity for the masses.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“That’s what DSi is all about: Providing simple, quick-to-master experiences that everybody can pick up and enjoy.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“It’s true that Miitomo, at its core, aims to foster social engagement. That’s what it’s all about.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“I’m passionate about what I do.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“For Nintendo Switch, it really is about a big-game experience.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“At Nintendo, we think deeply about everything.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“The reality is, I don’t care about the Knicks’ feelings.”

― Reggie Miller

“I don’t have any bad feelings about L.A.”

― Reggie Miller

“Anderson Cooper every night dreams about getting my job permanently really.”

― Regis Philbin

“I was not thinking about the age of Internet when I was making the fall-winter 2012 collection.”

― Rei Kawakubo

“What’s interesting about collaborations is the possibility for one plus one to equal three.”

― Rei Kawakubo

“I did several types of work about several investigations of application of game theory to international relations.”

― Reinhard Selten

“There’s nothing Dutch about my architecture.”

― Rem Koolhaas

“I don’t know much about sports.”

― Rene Russo

“Men do tend to talk about things on a much higher level.”

― Renee Ellmers

“In my experience, in this industry, the things that have been breakthrough have all been about connecting human beings to each other, communicating with each other.”

― Renee James

“I was making films when I was about 12 years old – Super-8 films.”

― Renny Harlin

“I learned a lot about how to shoot and how to put together sequences.”

― Renny Harlin

“Girls Who Code is all about providing role models. You can’t be what you can’t see.”

― Reshma Saujani

“I love a sexy caper show, and I love shows about con artists.”

― Retta

“I ask the members of the Knesset to be very strict about maintaining the principles of democracy.”

― Reuven Rivlin

“Arik is suffused with a mystical belief about Jerusalem.”

― Reuven Rivlin

“I would love to have read about myself being compared to Lauren Bacall.”

― Rhea Seehorn

“I have a radio show/podcast called ‘The Cryptid Factor,’ which is about the search for creatures that may or may not exist.”

― Rhys Darby

“If you’ve ever seen the film In Which We Serve, but it was about a destroyer in the Mediterranean.”

― Richard Attenborough

“I do care about style. I do care, but I only care about style that serves the subject.”

― Richard Attenborough

“The British may not know much about music, but they certainly loves the noise it makes.”

― Richard Baker

“I’m in a constant process of thinking about things.”

― Richard Brautigan

“No one cares about you when you’re in jail.”

― Richard Cabral

“Something about the Clintons sets the GOP to howling at the moon.”

― Richard Cohen

“Hillary Clinton may have lied about her emails, but Donald Trump lies about everything.”

― Richard Cohen

“I have written about cultural dislocation, and I understand the corrosive effect of diminished expectations.”

― Richard Cohen

“There’s clearly a lot of Ludditism, and you see it in all the hysteria about every scientific story.”

― Richard Dawkins

“The feminists taught us about consciousness-raising.”

― Richard Dawkins

“When when my first feature opportunity came along, I wasn’t prepared, but we did it in about 17 days.”

― Richard Donner

“Nothing is fixed or foolproof; I have no delusion about that.”

― Richard E. Grant

“Walter Isaacson attracts the best and the brightest to Aspen. It is exhilarating to listen to the likes of David Rubenstein and constitutional scholar Jeffrey Rosen speak about George Washington and Newt Gingrich and the original intent of the Second Amendment.”

― Richard Edelman

“Be smart about selecting your micro niches for communicating in the blogosphere.”

― Richard Edelman

“The Israeli military believes it has destroyed all of Hamas’s tunnels, or at least all the ones it knew about.”

― Richard Engel

“Any information about U.S. special operations forces is highly sensitive.”

― Richard Engel

“Before 9/11, absolutely, there were concerns about terrorism; but the world fundamentally changed.”

― Richard Fadden

“When I was younger, I was full of smart things to say about all my books.”

― Richard Flanagan

“My father, unusually for a PoW, talked about his experiences, but he talked about them in a very limited way.”

― Richard Flanagan

“No one had to worry about Peter after his conversion. Your investigators can be that converted.”

― Richard G. Scott

“I played as a 17-year-old with Walter Smith, who must have been about 32. So I’ve known Walter for 21 years.”

― Richard Gough

“I’m passionate about politics.”

― Richard Grenell

“I’ve always hated the way I looked, and I’ve never complained about my brains.”

― Richard Griffiths

“The ghastly thing about postal strikes is that after they are over, the service returns to normal.”

― Richard J. Needham

“When Bill Morgan and I formed Kinder Morgan in February of 1997, it had about $300 million in enterprise value.”

― Richard Kinder

“I want to make a film about a factory worker.”

― Richard Linklater

“’Slacker’ is so not about navel-gazing.”

― Richard Linklater

“I didn’t really think about wanting to be a prince when I was a kid.”

― Richard Madden

“If you are feeling something, then Shakespeare felt it and wrote about it – and wrote about it so eloquently.”

― Richard McCabe

“And this speaks to the larger problem that no one wants to talk about: the restoration of the Roman rite is a precondition for a long-term fix for the problem.”

― Richard Morris

“I’ve always been very one-sided about science, and when I was younger, I concentrated almost all my effort on it.”

― Richard P. Feynman

“I’ve taken firm positions on issues the voters care about, and I will get my positions implemented.”

― Richard Painter

“I’ve been playing Texas Hold ’em and other forms of poker since I was about 12.”

― Richard Roeper

“Cities are about juxtaposition.”

― Richard Rogers

“Architecture is about public space held by buildings.”

― Richard Rogers

“I suppose all writers worry about the well running dry.”

― Richard Russo

“I started working for Bethlehem Steel when I was about 16 during the summers.”

― Richard Serra

“People don’t talk much about my punt returns.”

― Richard Sherman

“The interesting thing about cloud computing is that we’ve redefined cloud computing to include everything that we already do.”

― Richard Stallman

“’Hardware’ came about because I had written quite a few scripts and hadn’t had any luck getting them made.”

― Richard Stanley

“We all need a lot of humility, and especially about the economy.”

― Richard Thaler

“The whole point about becoming an actor is variety and changing roles.”

― Richard Wilson

“We’ve been around for almost three decades now – there’s about three generations of Bon Jovi fans.”

― Richie Sambora

“Maybe when I’m sixty-five I’ll talk about my literary life.”

― Rick Moody

“I pulled out of making movies in about ’96 or ’97.”

― Rick Moranis

“The jobs outlook in the U.S. isn’t very good. And it’s really about young people.”

― Rick Santelli

“How about we all stop paying our mortgages! It’s a moral hazard.”

― Rick Santelli

“NASCAR and the Daytona 500 are about as American as you can get.”

― Rick Santorum

“We ought to be bragging about Florida!”

― Rick Scott

“Let’s have a conversation about how we destroy ISIS.”

― Rick Scott

“I need a partner in D.C. that cares about jobs.”

― Rick Scott

“Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them.”

― Rick Springfield

“I’m disappointed about how my career ended.”

― Rickey Henderson

“I love talking about baserunning.”

― Rickey Henderson

“We’re about music. We’re not about politics.”

― Rickey Medlocke

“I’ve got re-addicted to normal people, which is the loveliest thing to write about.”

― Ricky Gervais

“Even I can’t talk about myself for an hour.”

― Ricky Gervais

“I was David Bowie-thin up to about 28, and then I discovered food.”

― Ricky Gervais

“I know absolutely nothing about the 20th Century.”

― Ricky Jay

“I didn’t take the reins of my career until I was about 21, and I’ve been in charge since then.”

― Ricky Schroder

“People are going to like what they like, and they’re going to be vocal about what they don’t like.”

― Ricochet

“When you think about it, ‘Avatar’ is almost completely an animated movie.”

― Ridley Scott

“What’s interesting to me about Moses isn’t the big stuff that everybody knows.”

― Ridley Scott

“I wanted ‘Alien’ to be all about claustrophobia.”

― Ridley Scott

“I’m not snobby about my movies; I just love all films.”

― Riley Keough

“Even my early memories of Chandni Chowk are all about food.”

― Rishi Kapoor

“It’s the combination of the intimate and the public that I find so exciting about being poet laureate.”

― Rita Dove

“’Aye Zindagi’ is a show which is about stories inspired by real-life incidents. You might be able to relate to these stories, as it can be about anyone around you.”

― Rithvik Dhanjani

“World Cup is the most important title I have won. There is no doubt about that.”

― Rivaldo

“I’m all about dancing.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“I’m very nonchalant. I don’t care about anything.”

― Rob Kardashian

“My issue isn’t about physical aging; my issue is about wanting to remain vigorous and youthful in my spirit.”

― Rob Lowe

“I’m a Hollywood pinhead; I don’t know about political labels.”

― Rob Lowe

“The hardest part about directing is getting everyone on the same page.”

― Rob Marshall

“I learned a lot about morality from fiction, from movies.”

― Rob Morrow

“Before Twitter or Facebook, all the fandom that I knew about was anecdotal.”

― Rob Thomas

“The thing about American politics, as I’ve learned, is there is no choice.”

― Rob Walton

“I think so much about everything. I’m obsessive.”

― Rob Zombie

“It’s never been about making money.”

― Rob Zombie

“Never worry about theory as long as the machinery does what it’s supposed to do.”

― Robert A. Heinlein

“Very few of my books are about who stole the Maltese Falcon.”

― Robert B. Parker

“All Scouts should know about St. George. St. George is the Patron Saint of England; he is also the Patron Saint of cavalry in all countries, and therefore Patron Saint of Scouts.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“There is so much that I love about all aspects of making a film or a TV show.”

― Robert Ben Garant

“I don’t care about getting re-elected; I care about saving the country.”

― Robert Blaha

“And there begins a lang digression about the lords o’ the creation.”

― Robert Burns

“Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose!”

― Robert Burns

“To contemplate war is to think about the most horrible of human experiences.”

― Robert Byrd

“I rant and rave about noise pollution.”

― Robert Carlyle

“Vancouver’s a very child friendly city, there’s… no doubt about that.”

― Robert Carlyle

“Anyone that knows me knows what I’m about, and I’m very much a British actor, a European actor.”

― Robert Carlyle

“The thing I miss the most about Scotland is the football.”

― Robert Carlyle

“Everyone is a reactionary about subjects he understands.”

― Robert Conquest

“The fine-art world knows very little about the cartoon world.”

― Robert Crumb

“The United States is not overdeployed or overextended with deployments in 150 countries on any given year. On any given week we have about 65 deployments.”

― Robert D. Kaplan

“By the time a second term rolls around, the illusions about a president have largely evaporated.”

― Robert Dallek

“A film should always at least be about something.”

― Robert Downey Sr.

“But it’s mostly about pacing yourself when you do these movies.”

― Robert Englund

“Its not really about the movie business, it’s about staying in the picture.”

― Robert Evans

“Well, normally we don’t think all that hard about titles.”

― Robert Forster

“Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.”

― Robert Frost

“Once, Pina Bausch was about something, however disagreeable.”

― Robert Gottlieb

“It is what people do not know that they persecute each other about.”

― Robert Green Ingersoll

“I have throbbing headaches about a lot of things, and Howard Stern isn’t one of them.”

― Robert Greenblatt

“What is great about entrepreneurship is that entrepreneurs create the tangible from the intangible.”

― Robert Herjavec

“Through the ’80s, nobody cared about Johnny Cash.”

― Robert Hilburn

“You had to read what I wrote if you lived in L.A. in 1975 and cared about pop music.”

― Robert Hilburn

“The great thing about science fiction is that it transcends national boundaries.”

― Robert J. Sawyer

“There’s so much disagreement about investing, and it’s because nobody really knows.”

― Robert J. Shiller

“We are not the Westboro Baptist Church. We are a church that embraces the tenants of historic Christianity – there’s nothing hateful about our members at all.”

― Robert Jeffress

“There is nothing unbiblical about building a wall and protecting citizens.”

― Robert Jeffress

“The thing that’s interesting about Trump is that when you read ‘Coriolanus,’ you’d be tempted to draw parallels. But I don’t do that.”

― Robert Lepage

“The first ‘Ring’ in Bayreuth was about the poetical world, the mythological world.”

― Robert Lepage

“At 66 years of age, I feel about 20.”

― Robert M. Parker, Jr.

“There are no cartoons about happy marriages.”

― Robert Mankoff

“I just want to be written about as a normal artist.”

― Robert Mapplethorpe

“Fiction is about intimacy with characters, events, places.”

― Robert Morgan

“Neither of my parents has been very sensitive about my writing.”

― Robert Morgan

“John Lithgow was absolutely wonderful in ‘Dexter,’ there’s no doubt about it.”

― Robert Morse

“What bothers me about TV is that it tends to take our minds off our minds.”

― Robert Orben

“I did this movie about Salvador Dali a few years ago and had hair extensions and a little bob. That was incredibly bizarre.”

― Robert Pattinson

“I can’t moan about any of it. I had a great time in the goldfish bowl.”

― Robert Plant

“I really had to think and learn about musical intervals.”

― Robert Plant

“The important thing about a sport is the people who devote their lives to it.”

― Robert Redford

“Verbal contracts are about as useful as a fart on a treadmill.”

― Robert Rinder

“I know a bit about taxation and the remarkable effort that goes in to avoiding it.”

― Robert Rinder

“It’s amazing that about 10% of startups couldn’t be found on Facebook because they had common names or names that weren’t searchable.”

― Robert Scoble

“Questions about form seem as hopelessly inadequate as questions about content.”

― Robert Smithson

“It’s all about letting the story take over.”

― Robert Stone

“What I have learned about Metallica is that it’s all about taking chances and challenges.”

― Robert Trujillo

“One thing about being in Metallica is I’ve always felt challenged.”

― Robert Trujillo

“’Tallica Parking Lot’ is, basically, roughly about a four-minute animated short which is centered around the parking lot of Metallica, and that can be anywhere in the world.”

― Robert Trujillo

“About 15 years later, I was given all 113 episodes on tape.”

― Robert Vaughn

“Norman Hooten’s dedication and commitment to serving his fellow veterans is what VA is all about.”

― Robert Wilkie

“I don’t care about keeping seats of power.”

― Roberto Baggio

“The life of a boxer is about fighting for world titles.”

― Roberto Duran

“There’s something contagious about demanding freedom.”

― Robin Morgan

“We are the women men warned us about.”

― Robin Morgan

“It’s about focusing on the fight and not the fright.”

― Robin Roberts

“I got a guitar when I was about 14, for a Christmas present, and went from there.”

― Robin Trower

“I’m not in the business of talking about what ‘isn’t.’”

― Robin Wright

“I learned about men from my son.”

― Robin Wright

“Football is all about having fun.”

― Robinho

“I think a lot of writers are unrealistic about having their books translated into film.”

― Robyn Davidson

“There’s a difference between ‘political films’ and ‘films about Iraq.’”

― Rod Lurie

“I’m pleased about representing any portion of Montclair.”

― Rodney Frelinghuysen

“The great thing about catchers is that they do a lot of different things, and they’re basically overlooked.”

― Roger Angell

“What is interesting to me about Vikings is that they were failed farmers.”

― Roger Avary

“It is reckless to make broad generalizations about any group of people.”

― Roger Ebert

“The Academy is paranoid about its image.”

― Roger Ebert

“Sometimes it’s all about the casting.”

― Roger Ebert

“Everybody knows everything about all the teams now.”

― Roger Milla

“There is nothing glamorous about death.”

― Roger Moore

“The more I learned about religion in Africa, the more intrigued I became. It was as if the continent was gripped with religious fervor. And the center of it was Uganda.”

― Roger Ross Williams

“Often, films about people with disabilities are from the outside looking in.”

― Roger Ross Williams

“There is something urbane, stylish, and worldly about owning a cocktail shaker.”

― Roger Stone

“Price is the least interesting thing about bitcoin.”

― Roger Ver

“So long as no one knows everything about you, you have resources you can call upon for which no one is really prepared.”

― Roger Zelazny

“A smile costs about $240.”

― Roma Downey

“Everything about me is favored towards wrestling.”

― Roman Reigns

“Racism exists everywhere. So when people act surprised about racism, I’m the one that’s surprised.”

― Romany Malco

“I play with Sacha Kljestan, and I talk a lot with him about playing in MLS.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“Films about women and their concerns are seen as frivolous, limited and, most damaging of all, niche.”

― Romola Garai

“There were two qualities about the mutual funds of the 1920s that made them extremely speculative. One was that they were heavily leveraged. Two, mutual funds were allowed to invest in other mutual funds.”

― Ron Chernow

“I’m excited about what technology is offering storytellers and movie- and TV-makers.”

― Ron Howard

“I would do a documentary about Jay-Z. Yes, I would.”

― Ron Howard

“What I love about DVD is that the quality is good.”

― Ron Howard

“I don’t think we can do anything about controlling what our climate is.”

― Ron Johnson

“I felt very insecure about whether I was up to recreating my stage ‘Fagin’ in front of a camera.”

― Ron Moody

“I was a stage-struck child from about 5 years onward.”

― Ron Moody

“The thing that’s cool about the recording booth is that it’s so perfunctory, so cut-to-the-chase.”

― Ron Perlman

“Acting is not about knowing all this stuff; it’s about character.”

― Ron Silver

“I kind of have a dilettantish spirit about me.”

― Ron Silver

“Comedy is all about the pause.”

― Ron White

“I go through about 140 cities a year.”

― Ron White

“I have one anecdote about the FBI breaking into an embassy in Washington, and under Hoover, they had this sort of ruse whereby they didn’t want to recommend a break-in that might be a big flap and cause all kinds of problems.”

― Ronald Kessler

“Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.”

― Ronald Reagan

“I’m a terrible singer, but I’m not shy about it. I’m shy about dancing.”

― Ronda Rousey

“Even though intense focus on Iran’s nuclear program has presumably increased the volume of intelligence gathered about it, it remains true that intelligence officers tend to rely heavily on a few trusted sources.”

― Ronen Bergman

“What is so good about ‘Gavin and Stacey’ is that it is very real, Welsh, and well written.”

― Ronnie Corbett

“Even though these days I’m very selective about what roles I want to do, I will do Stargate anytime they call.”

― Ronny Cox

“I don’t think any industry was ever as closely scrutinized and written about and constantly in the public eye as television.”

― Roone Arledge

“Most of what we report from Congress they don’t care about unless it affects them directly.”

― Roone Arledge

“People also don’t care about the daily comings and goings of diplomats and yet we must report it.”

― Roone Arledge

“In a more intellectually rigorous age, I wouldn’t be talked about as a satirist at all. I would just be a topical comedian.”

― Rory Bremner

“Now I’m instantly nervous about the demands of doing a weekly column.”

― Rory Bremner

“Berlin is all about volatility. Its identity is based not on stability but on change.”

― Rory MacLean

“I’m single because I move about so much that I can’t really get attached.”

― Rory McCann

“What do I know about women? I don’t know anything.”

― Rory McCann

“As a kid, I had nightmares about Freddy Krueger just from the trailers on TV!”

― Rory O’Malley

“I had a lot of romantic notions about what it would mean to cross Asia by foot.”

― Rory Stewart

“I did stuff for three years in Kabul that I found exciting, and a lot of that was fixing roofs, talking about sewage installation.”

― Rory Stewart

“Nobody ever talks about the mean things that girls do to each other.”

― Rosalind Wiseman

“I talk to teens everyday about topics that are often extraordinarily uncomfortable.”

― Rosalind Wiseman

“Don’t worry about polls, but if you do, don’t admit it.”

― Rosalynn Carter

“When I was about 21, everyone thought I was about 30.”

― Rosamund Pike

“What’s so great about ‘Gone Girl’ is the conversations it provokes.”

― Rosamund Pike

“Martial arts is about honor and respect.”

― Rose Namajunas

“I’m very curious about the world, foreign cultures.”

― Rosemary Mahoney

“It’s all about success, winning trophies.”

― Ross Barkley

“Partying? I don’t really think about that.”

― Ross Barkley

“I pretty much know everything there is to know about Dahmer.”

― Ross Lynch

“The Archer novels are about various kinds of brokenness.”

― Ross MacDonald

“I had dreams about working for a big foreign company.”

― Roustam Tariko

“I have always worried about things more than I should.”

― Rowan Atkinson

“You’re about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest.”

― Rowan Atkinson

“I know all about Orange County.”

― Roy Choi

“I don’t really care about job security.”

― Roy Choi

“My restaurants are about community and about sharing and about warmth.”

― Roy Choi

“Really and truly, I don’t like talking about refereeing decisions.”

― Roy Hodgson

“My work isn’t about form. It’s about seeing.”

― Roy Lichtenstein

“Power’s not what the Constitution was about.”

― Roy Moore

“The Constitution was about a limitation on power.”

― Roy Moore

“The one thing about working with Scott Coker – I’ve never heard a bad thing about Scott Coker. And that means a lot, especially in our sport.”

― Roy Nelson

“I’ve never had any complaints about my coaching ability.”

― Roy Nelson

“I knew that we would have a movie about us one day.”

― Rozonda Thomas

“And, uh, I’ve got about six thousand cartoons up there, also books and papers.”

― Rube Goldberg

“So everything that ever happened, we knew about in Panama.”

― Ruben Blades

“But, when I was about thirteen, I began to sort of sing in my neighborhood.”

― Ruben Blades

“So I’ve never in my whole life really been teased about my weight.”

― Ruben Studdard

“That’s really what my work is all about – bringing kids together.”

― Ruby Bridges

“From age 7 to about 37, I had a normal life and not a very easy one.”

― Ruby Bridges

“Traditional science is all about finding shortcuts.”

― Rudy Rucker

“Fashion is about fantasy.”

― Rumaan Alam

“The thing about lying is, it is quite exhausting – you have to remember a lot.”

― Rupert Everett

“There’s still a great deal of bias about homosexuality.”

― Rupert Everett

“Journalists should think of themselves as outside the Establishment, and owners can’t be too worried about what they’re told at their country clubs.”

― Rupert Murdoch

“I went through the standard scientific atheist phase when I was about 14. I bought into that package deal of science equals atheism.”

― Rupert Sheldrake

“I learnt about plants from my father, who was a herbalist and an amateur microscopist.”

― Rupert Sheldrake

“Most wrestling fans in WWE heard about Bulgaria after I showed up on the scene.”

― Rusev

“I want Obama to have to weigh in on Ben Affleck as Batman. It’s about time Obama went to work.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“The journalists are so devoted to Obama. They are such sycophants that they’re worried about access.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“The best thing about writing programs is that it rationalized the apprenticeship of a writer.”

― Russell Banks

“I visited the archeological site at the northern tip of Newfoundland. There is no question about it. It has been definitely determined that the Vikings were there for about 10 years – specifically, Leif Erikson and his extended family.”

― Russell Freedman

“There is something insouciant and boyish about the sockless ankle in summer.”

― Russell Smith

“The marvelous thing about ‘Doctor Who’ is that it tells stories that no one else can tell.”

― Russell T Davies

“You gotta win; that’s all I care about.”

― Russell Westbrook

“There’s no accepted global policy on what to do about asteroid impacts.”

― Rusty Schweickart

“My favorite film is ‘All About Eve’.”

― Ruth Negga

“People have these ideas about comic books and their adaptations as flashy and sort of surface-y, broad-strokes-type projects, but they’re not, really.”

― Ruth Negga

“Writing about food is my default.”

― Ruth Reichl

“I don’t care what a lot of anonymous strangers think about restaurants.”

― Ruth Reichl

“I knew quite a lot about politics before I went to Parliament.”

― Ruth Rendell

“I always write about what interests me.”

― Ruth Rendell

“I’m careful about keeping myself fit and thin, or as thin as I can manage.”

― Ruth Rendell

“I write every morning. From about a quarter to nine to a quarter to one. It might be nine to one, or 8:30 to 12:30.”

― Ruth Rendell

“I wanted the songs to be themselves, instead of worrying about all this crazy slickster production.”

― Ryan Cabrera

“I’ve been thinking about a bank robbery my whole life.”

― Ryan Gosling

“I don’t know enough about manliness to define it.”

― Ryan Gosling

“I grew up in a town called Cornwall, Ontario, which is about an hour outside of Montreal.”

― Ryan Gosling

“I’m going to make a movie about ‘Hey Girl.’”

― Ryan Gosling

“I read a lot of script. In my opinion, most of them aren’t good or aren’t about people.”

― Ryan Gosling

“You can’t geek out with a lot of people about Linda Manz.”

― Ryan Gosling

“I’m passionate about actors, and I’m passionate about showing actors in different lights.”

― Ryan Murphy

“The great thing about online comics is that this happens naturally, even if you don’t advertise.”

― Ryan North

“I knew nothing about managing when I started.”

― Ryne Sandberg

“I’m optimistic about the future.”

― Ryne Sandberg

“I’m not thinking about records. Just winning the pennant would be exciting.”

― Ryne Sandberg

“I don’t really know about the art world.”

― Ryuichi Sakamoto

“Art – the beautiful thing about art, from my standpoint, is that it has no discrimination.”

― Rza

“I thought about doing ’36 Chambers’ on Broadway.”

― Rza

“I am not worried about criticism. In fact, it helps one perform better.”

― S. Sreesanth

“A lot of the stories I’ve read about myself, I don’t even recognize who they’re writing about.”

― Sacheen Littlefeather

“I have never believed in comparisons, whether they are about different eras, players or coaches.”

― Sachin Tendulkar

“Lara’s done very well recently and I never had any doubts about the abilities of Lara or Waugh.”

― Sachin Tendulkar

“Most of my lyrics are little stories about my experiences or those of my friends.”

― Sade Adu

“I’ve always thought about welterweight.”

― Sage Northcutt

“My schedule is too overwhelmingly full to think about the future.”

― Saina Nehwal

“I haven’t thought about getting into production. I’m interested in the creative aspect of storytelling.”

― Sakshi Tanwar

“It always takes a scandal to bring about reform.”

― Sal Albanese

“A one-size-fits-all lecture is not the way to go about education.”

― Sal Khan

“One cannot be dogmatic about the right solution.”

― Sal Khan

“’Dynasty’ is such an appealing title in and of itself, not even knowing about the original series. It’s a word that evokes power and legacy and a certain level of epic-ness.”

― Sallie Patrick

“I wanted to be Katharine Hepburn-ish – there was a bit of nobility about her.”

― Sally Field

“I never read about photography.”

― Sally Mann

“The fundamental thing about my personality is that I think I’m an imposter.”

― Sally Mann

“This morning in the Washington Post there was a statistic about how 85% of Americans are Christians.”

― Sally Quinn

“I’m only interested in writing about relationships.”

― Sally Rooney

“We’re not always the most insightful about ourselves.”

― Sally Rooney

“The Chinese are good at repression and can be pretty ruthless about it.”

― Salman Rushdie

“When people do the cowardly thing, it’s not about respect, it’s about fear.”

― Salman Rushdie

“Writers have an opinion about the world and offer arguments about the world. They should offer contemplation.”

― Salman Rushdie

“The Christian Coalition is still about Christianity, even if it’s an idea of Christianity that many Christians might not go along with.”

― Salman Rushdie

“The thing about Y Combinator that’s cool is that most companies won’t happen if we don’t fund them.”

― Sam Altman

“My parents were very strict Muslims, and they weren’t shy about showing it.”

― Sam Esmail

“Scotland is about layering. The weather changes every 10 minutes.”

― Sam Heughan

“If you don’t think about or deal with an issue, it gets bigger.”

― Sam Heughan

“There are so many stories from the Midwest that should be told. L.A. tells one story, and it’s often about itself.”

― Sam Jaeger

“Among physicists and chemists, cold fusion – nuclear fusion at close to room temperature – enjoys a reputation about on par with creationism.”

― Sam Kean

“The characters are trapped within the lifestyle. It’s about what goes on before the movie starts.”

― Sam Mendes

“You think about taking audiences on a journey.”

― Sam Mendes

“R is for wussies if you’re talking about blood and guts.”

― Sam Raimi

“The most interesting thing about characters are their blind spots. They miss the periphery.”

― Sam Richardson

“What I like most about Bolano is his courage.”

― Sam Shepard

“When I’m performing, I’m not even thinking about the song. I’m thinking about the audience.”

― Sam Smith

“There’s definitely something transformative about clothes.”

― Sam Taylor-Johnson

“The thing that is so great about Ang Lee is the diversity in his filmmaking, from ‘Brokeback…’ to ‘The Hulk.’”

― Sam Taylor-Johnson

“Today is the tomorrow I worried about yesterday.”

― Sam Taylor-Johnson

“There’s something about a humid, dusky evening that’s kind of sexy.”

― Sam Trammell

“I auditioned for ‘Avatar’ in Australia. It was a ‘blind’ audition. I didn’t know what the movie was about and whom it was for.”

― Sam Worthington

“The best part about poker is there’s no down side.”

― Samantha Bee

“It’s not about the money with me.”

― Samantha Morton

“When confronting most crises, whether historic or contemporary, aid agencies generally muddle along on a case-by-case basis. They weigh insufficient information, extrapolate somewhat blindly about long-term pros and cons, and reluctantly arrive at decisions meant to do the most good and the least harm.”

― Samantha Power

“All the audience cares about is what you put up on the screen.”

― Samuel Goldwyn, Jr.

“It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falsehood in the world.”

― Samuel Johnson

“I’m a very mellow person. There are things about me that are intense, obviously.”

― Samuel Larsen

“I’m not about either entertaining or instructing. The entertaining and instructing are secondary fallout from the fundamental thing, which is basically to create an aesthetic object.”

― Samuel R. Delany

“If you’re in love and there’s that chemistry, that’s what it’s all about.”

― Sanaa Lathan

“When people think about Michigan, they usually think about cars.”

― Sander Levin

“It’s unfortunate that there’s such a disconnect between what’s happening on our legislatures and what the public knows about, the consequences what that means for ourselves, our mothers and our wives.”

― Sandra Fluke

“There are programs for the scrapping of appliances, but no one thinks about what’s involved in the waste management of brassieres.”

― Sandro Veronesi

“I read a lot, but I read about the areas that I’m interested in.”

― Sanford I. Weill

“So it’s really for us about new products, because we have released a lot of new products.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“I cannot be casual about my work.”

― Sanjay Leela Bhansali

“I get a lot of compliments about my legs.”

― Saquon Barkley

“I’m writing about emotions.”

― Sara Bareilles

“Write what you care about.”

― Sara Paretsky

“I’m not one of those actors who lies about their age.”

― Sara Ramirez

“I lived in Paris for about nine months. It was an experience.”

― Sara Sampaio

“I love books about dysfunctional families.”

― Sara Shepard

“Judy Blume especially sort of broke the boundaries of what is appropriate and what should be written about – what teenagers are actually doing.”

― Sara Shepard

“I’m famously secretive about my work. Nobody reads my books till they’re finished.”

― Sarah Dessen

“I’m all about shrimpburgers, reading, and going to the beach.”

― Sarah Dessen

“That’s the amazing thing about our jobs; it’s constantly changing, and it’s extremely dynamic, and you, therefore, have to be dynamic as well.”

― Sarah Gadon

“The thing I love about theater is the fact that everyone’s complicit. We’re either there as a storyteller, or we’re there as a listener, and it’s basically a campfire situation.”

― Sarah Goldberg

“I’m very much about living in the moment and taking each day as it comes.”

― Sarah Greene

“For every prescriptive idea about the craft of fiction, there’s at least one writer who makes a virtue of the contrary.”

― Sarah Hall

“People don’t object to spying on the grounds that the secret dossier about them might be full of errors. They object to spying because it’s spying.”

― Sarah Jeong

“I’ll talk to any stranger about everything. I’m not guarded.”

― Sarah McLachlan

“There’s nothing particularly unique about my experiences except that they’re my experiences.”

― Sarah McLachlan

“The thing about Buffy and Spike is they understand each other on a level that nobody else understands her.”

― Sarah Michelle Gellar

“We tend to prefer candidates that don’t talk about us one way in Scranton and another way in San Francisco.”

― Sarah Palin

“It takes about seventy-five pages for a Parker reference – from ‘The Score,’ specifically – to show up in Geoff Manaugh’s ‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City.’”

― Sarah Weinman

“Do the job first. Worry about the clearance later.”

― Sargent Shriver

“I go about doing my work passionately.”

― Sarita Choudhury

“I entered into Dawson’s Creek to do a couple of episodes. They weren’t sure about my role in the beginning, but then the chemistry kind of worked.”

― Sasha Alexander

“My favorite thing about drag is taking one idea and flipping it on its head entirely.”

― Sasha Velour

“Drag is about asserting your power and your brilliance and your importance.”

― Sasha Velour

“Queer art is as much about starting conversations as it is about making dramatic statements.”

― Sasha Velour

“Conservatism is all about surfaces and labels and presentation, and drag says no, we refuse to follow any rules about that.”

― Sasha Velour

“It’s not part of our culture to even think about outright purchasing a third-party developer.”

― Satoru Iwata

“It’s not about the failure, it’s about learning from the failures. Failure itself cannot be celebrated.”

― Satya Nadella

“We are really excited about being stewards to the community that is Minecraft.”

― Satya Nadella

“My family was very unhappy about my becoming a photographer – profoundly and deeply unhappy.”

― Saul Leiter

“I will stay at Atletico; there is no doubt about that.”

― Saul Niguez

“When Puffy asked me to do the video, I said yes. Cuz it’s all about the Benjamins!”

― Savion Glover

“I can hold a note, but that’s about it.”

― Savion Glover

“Whenever I’m taking time off, all I’m thinking about is working.”

― Scarlett Johansson

“My favorite thing about running is running when it’s as hot as it can be, which is a little odd.”

― Scott Bakula

“The movies are about big tent pole movies and big action and effects.”

― Scott Bakula

“If the campaign is about issues, we will win.”

― Scott DesJarlais

“If it takes talking about unpleasant truths to change Washington, then so be it.”

― Scott McClellan

“We can be about jobs and growth and be good stewards of our environment.”

― Scott Pruitt

“What I’ve said about consent orders and consent decrees is that we shouldn’t regulate through litigation.”

― Scott Pruitt

“Oklahomans care about the environment and the state in which we live.”

― Scott Pruitt

“War is about dead people.”

― Scott Ritter

“My favorite Swamp Thing stories have always been about a man wrestling with monsters both internal and external.”

― Scott Snyder

“The thing that really interests me is characters facing challenges that are emblematic of the things they are most frightened of about themselves.”

― Scott Snyder

“I don’t think anything about Hulk Hogan.”

― Scott Steiner

“Art is about the edges and the sharp corners and those places are not conducive to activism, which is about putting on a gloss.”

― Scott Thompson

“All my novels are about the ambiguities that lie beneath the sharp edges of the law.”

― Scott Turow

“Lyrically, there’s a lot of songs that are influenced by my wife. They’re about my wife and I.”

― Scott Weiland

“When I look at my career, I was really about defending.”

― Scottie Pippen

“Sonnet is about movement in a form.”

― Seamus Heaney

“I’m like the universe; either expanding or contracting at any given moment. The most that I had put on was about 35, 36 pounds, and I’ve taken all of that off.”

― Sean Astin

“If more stories are told about marginalized communities, subcultures, and minorities, the less marginalized they will be.”

― Sean Baker

“I definitely learned a lot about how to be more communicative with my crews.”

― Sean Baker

“I miss a lot about England when I’m working away, even the slate grey skies.”

― Sean Bean

“Tolkien was quite a religious man, and so is George R.R. Martin. They kind of have this epic quality about them when they write the material.”

― Sean Bean

“My message is all about peace.”

― Sean Combs

“The Irish seem to have more fire about them than the Scots.”

― Sean Connery

“I don’t know anything about baseball.”

― Sean Connery

“There’s a lot of fantasy about what Scotland is, and the shortbread tins and that sort of thing.”

― Sean Connery

“Millions of dollars, millions of dollars are spent by Planned Parenthood to elect Democrats to the House of Representatives and to the Senate. This isn’t about babies; this is about money.”

― Sean Duffy

“No one could have ever dreamed about how well the show would do.”

― Sean Hayes

“Religion is constantly being talked about, debated, pondered, worried about.”

― Sean Hayes

“It’s about ladies, as usual. I’m telling the ladies I got the right temperature to keep them warm.”

― Sean Paul

“My diet is probably better than just about anybody’s.”

― Sean Waltman

“I’m all about people being able to redeem themselves.”

― Sean Waltman

“To do a sequel is so weird, you don’t really think about it.”

― Seann William Scott

“I went to college for about a year in California.”

― Seann William Scott

“I know many people who are actually queasy about the idea that their kids may harbour sporting ambitions.”

― Sebastian Coe

“I’ve stopped war reporting. I realized that I’d answered all of my questions about war and about myself.”

― Sebastian Junger

“Most of the press is sent to my publicist so I do see most of what is written about me.”

― Sela Ward

“I love Nicki Minaj, Eminem, Katy Perry. They are all about being themselves and I love that.”

― Selena Gomez

“I’m just happy to do projects I’m passionate about.”

― Selena Gomez

“For a while, my private life was the most talked about thing.”

― Selena Gomez

“I was a smoker for about 20 years.”

― Selma Blair

“Do not form your judgment about our military doctrine from the assessments given by NATO representatives.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“I would love to win the Ballon d’Or, but honestly, I’m not even thinking about it.”

― Sergio Ramos

“Leadership is about vision and responsibility, not power.”

― Seth Berkley

“Another feature that everybody notices about the universe is that it’s complex.”

― Seth Lloyd

“There are things about the single lifestyle that are very appealing.”

― Seth MacFarlane

“Fox is notorious for having a very thick skin about taking shots at themselves.”

― Seth MacFarlane

“Theater has been my way of learning about everything.”

― Seth Numrich

“A TV show is constant work, which is the great thing about it.”

― Seth Rogen

“All I ever cared about was actors – toughest job in this business.”

― Seymour Cassel

“The thing about Shaggy’s records are those records are very timeless.”

― Shaggy

“I have no self-centeredness or ego about being a movie star.”

― Shah Rukh Khan

“I have a lot to say about my confidence, my fears, my adversaries, my ambitions, my goals and failures.”

― Shahid Afridi

“Nobody cares about ’60 Minutes.’ Everybody cares about the Jaguars. Isn’t that amazing?”

― Shahid Khan

“Football is about as popular as it can be in the U.S. The upside, the expansion and growth lies overseas.”

― Shahid Khan

“There aren’t a lot of films about adolescents or quote-unquote coming-of-age films that are realistic nowadays.”

― Shailene Woodley

“I have written too much about lives – I feel I have lived for too long.”

― Shan Sa

“I’m cynical about the type of girl that swirls in the Hollywood community.”

― Shane Black

“I try not to think about anybody’s reaction to what I do.”

― Shane Black

“Vince McMahon could care less about the ECW legacy.”

― Shane Douglas

“If I’m giving it 100 percent, I don’t have anything to worry about!”

― Shanice Williams

“Everyone has something unique about them.”

― Shanina Shaik

“Music is all about creativity.”

― Shankar Mahadevan

“I was about 15 when I decided that acting was what I wanted to pursue professionally.”

― Shannon Purser

“I’m tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money.”

― Shaquille O’Neal

“When there is a calamity, don’t think about the party, think beyond the party.”

― Sharad Pawar

“A lot of my identity as an Aboriginal person is about family.”

― Shari Sebbens

“My novels about medieval Wales were set in unexplored terrain; my readers did not know what lay around every bend in the road.”

― Sharon Kay Penman

“I’ve had dreams about tricks.”

― Shaun White

“I was sponsored when I was about seven by Burton Snowboards.”

― Shaun White

“I totally forget about snowboarding in the summertime.”

― Shaun White

“The genre of fantasy is about magic and occult characters.”

― Shawn Ashmore

“What are Slipknot angry about? Everything, man!”

― Shawn Crahan

“Slipknot is about integrity and reality!”

― Shawn Crahan

“If you think about computer programming, it’s as antisocial as it gets.”

― Shawn Fanning

“It’s about putting in the hours and going through the paces.”

― Shawn Johnson

“I wasn’t great at a lot of stuff, but I was good at not worrying about being a wrestler.”

― Shawn Michaels

“When I think about it, I’ve been really lucky.”

― Shea Whigham

“The thing about me and Cesaro is that we both have strong individual personalities.”

― Sheamus

“The League of Nations could’ve been something really, really big… it wasn’t. A lot of guys were frustrated about it in a way.”

― Sheamus

“There are a lot of irritating aspects about large supermarkets for the wannabe eco-warrior, but the one that gets most of us hottest under the collar is packaging.”

― Sheherazade Goldsmith

“Everyone’s always telling themselves stories about their lives, writers or not.”

― Sheila Heti

“Today, I defined ‘sentimental’ to myself as a feeling about the idea of a feeling.”

― Sheila Heti

“I write about what I know.”

― Shelby Lynne

“Fossil fuel companies and their allies are funding a massive and sophisticated campaign to mislead the American people about the environmental harm caused by carbon pollution.”

― Sheldon Whitehouse

“I don’t know much about the history of track and field, but I know Gail Devers.”

― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“It’s not about where you’re from: it’s about how to deliver.”

― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“I don’t talk about politics much. I don’t care for it.”

― Shelly Burch

“Oh, I don’t talk about God.”

― Shepard Smith

“An unlimited future. Isn’t that what America is all about?”

― Sher Valenzuela

“It’s all about the fruit. A crumble should maintain the integrity of the fruit.”

― Sherry Yard

“In the U.S. and abroad, there’s incredible positivity towards Hyperloop. People are excited about it, and it’s really begun to capture people’s imaginations.”

― Shervin Pishevar

“We tap into something when we’re honest about what’s going on in our lives.”

― Sheryl Sandberg

“A relationship to me is never about the romance.”

― Shia LaBeouf

“I’ve learned a great deal about a certain type of filmmaking. But I have ambitions toward another type of filmmaking that I haven’t been allowed to engage in yet.”

― Shia LaBeouf

“I wasn’t frightened of people, but I didn’t have a clue about the adult world.”

― Shirley Henderson

“Sex is hardly ever just about sex.”

― Shirley MacLaine

“The more I’ve learned about me, the more I’m interested in others.”

― Shirley MacLaine

“I didn’t even know about MIT until two weeks before I applied.”

― Shiva Ayyadurai

“There was something about Hank Williams, Jr. that I really latched onto from an early age.”

― Shooter Jennings

“These new-age directors like Karthik Subbaraj are bringing about a change that I want to be a part of.”

― Shweta Tripathi

“Experimental or independent cinema is so exciting because it is about risk-taking, as there is no formula.”

― Shweta Tripathi

“I’m worried about myself. Glizzy gang, that’s it. I’m not worried about no other rappers.”

― Shy Glizzy

“I really don’t know anything about music.”

― Sia

“A lot of the time, I don’t actually relate to what I’m writing about in pop songs.”

― Sia

“I don’t think we’ll ever be millionaires. I don’t really think about the future.”

― Sid Vicious

“Films are about lies. They’re about making things look glamorous.”

― Sid Vicious

“He looks about as happy as a penguin in a microwave.”

― Sid Waddell

“He’s about as predictable as a Wasp on speed.”

― Sid Waddell

“I’m not about hair and makeup.”

― Sienna Miller

“Making vocal hooks is my favorite thing to do. That’s what I love about songwriting – making catchy stuff.”

― Sigrid

“I don’t write about nature, but I’m definitely very inspired by it.”

― Sigrid

“I find it easier to write about stuff that is frustrating.”

― Sigrid

“I’m lucky to be collaborating with a lot of great songwriters/producers – and it’s all about chemistry!”

― Sigrid

“I am very straight-forward and direct. If I disagree with something, I say something about it.”

― Simon Baker

“Jesus is absolutely at the centre of Western civilisation and part of my fascination with him is, why? What is it about this particular man and his story?”

― Simon Callow

“I guess I get really obsessive or passionate about things.”

― Simon Helberg

“I’m Jewish, so I don’t know much about Easter eggs.”

― Simon Kinberg

“Part of what I love about producing is to get to work with writers.”

― Simon Kinberg

“Music is not supposed to be nationalist. It is supposed to surpass language barriers. It is about generations communicating with each other.”

― Simon Le Bon

“Most of what we say about ourselves is a wonderful piece of storytelling.”

― Simon McBurney

“’Mnemonic’ is a play about memory.”

― Simon McBurney

“We are probably nearing the limit of all we can know about astronomy.”

― Simon Newcomb

“The default mode of modern writing about art is to despise any notion of singularity as so much overheated genius-fetishism.”

― Simon Schama

“Most history books are about power.”

― Simon Sebag Montefiore

“Writing about Jerusalem was very stressful; every word counts.”

― Simon Sebag Montefiore

“Writing about Jerusalem can be such a minefield.”

― Simon Sebag Montefiore

“There’s nothing efficient about innovation.”

― Simon Sinek

“Leadership is absolutely about inspiring action, but it is also about guarding against mis-action.”

― Simon Sinek

“If we care about the average working American, then Wal-Mart matters. A lot.”

― Simon Sinek

“What I liked about grunge was the realness. It wasn’t pretty, it wasn’t glamorous.”

― Sir Mix-a-Lot

“There’s something about Southern characters.”

― Sissy Spacek

“Even my aunt Joan, hopelessly sentimental about every member of our family, admitted that I was hideous.”

― Sister Parish

“I scored a 910 on my SAT. I didn’t care about education. I don’t know what I cared about.”

― Skeet Ulrich

“All my early lyrics were about confidence.”

― Skepta

“I don’t really think about recognition; I’m not really involved.”

― Skrillex

“No one worries about genre when they’re dancing. They’re not asking themselves, ‘Is this song a dubstep song?’”

― Skrillex

“I secretly think reality exists so we can speculate about it.”

― Slavoj Zizek

“I’m about love and unity, always.”

― Slowthai

“I think too many obituaries have been written about me.”

― Smriti Irani

“I have no qualms about very emphatically declaring that I love my country. There is nothing regressive about it. There is nothing saffron about it.”

― Smriti Irani

“Anurag sir is very specific about his casting.”

― Sobhita Dhulipala

“I guess I am going to think about freezing my eggs.”

― Sofia Vergara

“Football is about tackling, about winning the ball.”

― Son Heung-min

“Honestly, I do not care about my age.”

― Song Hye-kyo

“There is something attractive about taking risks.”

― Sonny Mehta

“There isn’t really a whole lot to know about me.”

― Sonny Mehta

“I call it people-to-people politics and that’s what politics should be about, reaching out and helping one another and touching one another about what we’re going to do.”

― Sonny Perdue

“I’m not sure about public apologies on behalf of other people as far as the motivation for them.”

― Sonny Perdue

“My mom’s cooking was all about comfort, flavor, and plenty of butter. It was so hearty.”

― Sonoya Mizuno

“I’ve got a thing for footwear; I have about 200 pairs of shoes from all over the world.”

― Sophie Ellis-Bextor

“I’m a great fan of taking my laptop out and about.”

― Sophie Kinsella

“There’s nothing worse than actors spouting about what they think.”

― Sophie Okonedo

“Clearly I’m really attracted to parts where there’s a dark, sinister feel about them!”

― Sophie Turner

“I like Kanye, and I care about him.”

― Spike Jonze

“Everything I do is always scrutinised. But that’s all I’ll say about that.”

― Spike Lee

“I have been passionate about cinema from my childhood.”

― Sridevi

“I really don’t have any struggle story to tell about my stint in Tellytown.”

― Sriti Jha

“I’ve always been pretty ravenous about pop culture, highbrow and lowbrow.”

― St. Vincent

“The thing about my dancing is, I actually think I’m magnificent.”

― Stacey Dooley

“Generally, I’m quite chilled about my looks, but I’m gutted if my skin’s bad.”

― Stacey Dooley

“Expanding internationally is exciting and fun, but the hardest part is really about maintaining culture.”

― Stacy Brown-Philpot

“This is definitely the first curmudgeon, no doubt about it.”

― Stacy Keach

“I’m not really interested in thinking about marriage or kids at all.”

― Stacy Keibler

“I spent a career carrying typically either an M16 or an M4 Carbine. An M4 Carbine fires a .223 caliber round, which is 5.56 mm at about 3000 feet per second.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“What I’m talking about, what I strongly suggest to people, is that they should get closer to the people they’re with.”

― Stefan Molyneux

“I was born in Birmingham, and then I moved to Rotterdam when I was about five/six and then came back when I was 14.”

― Stefflon Don

“I used to get embarrassed about the fact I liked fashion. I still get a bit cringy.”

― Stella McCartney

“People are uncomfortable about disability, and so interactions can become unintentionally uncomfortable.”

― Stella Young

“Anything can happen in a cup final; that’s what everybody likes about them.”

― Steph Houghton

“I care a lot about who I’m working with as directors and other actors.”

― Stephan James

“I genuinely enjoy talking one-to-one. I have no shyness about that.”

― Stephanie Beacham

“I’ve worked in predominately male sets my entire life. Shakespeare? Let’s talk about that.”

― Stephanie Beatriz

“I’m about to sing the song for the future.”

― Stephanie Mills

“If you have time to knit, if you’ve taken up knitting, it means you’re not worried about the essential stuff.”

― Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

“One of the things that’s great about the financial industry is, it’s really financially rewarding.”

― Stephanie Ruhle

“Everyone that knows me knows I’m about winning.”

― Stephen A. Smith

“Life is not accumulation, it is about contribution.”

― Stephen Covey

“One of the things that I have admired about India is the spiritualism of the people.”

― Stephen Covey

“I started acting before that when I was about 13 or 14.”

― Stephen Dorff

“People who boast about their I.Q. are losers.”

― Stephen Hawking

“I have wondered about time all my life.”

― Stephen Hawking

“The Paralympic Games is about transforming our perception of the world.”

― Stephen Hawking

“I grew up Dalgety Bay, in the Kingdom of Fife, in a 1970s bungalow. We moved there when I was nine and stayed for about six years.”

― Stephen Hendry

“I don’t think about technique. I just pot the balls.”

― Stephen Hendry

“Steve Davis has found a way of competing to a level that is not as high as it once was, enjoying his wins, and not getting too angry about the defeats.”

― Stephen Hendry

“I could have had eight or nine world titles at least, and you do think about that at times.”

― Stephen Hendry

“The seven world titles record I hold is the one that means the most to me. There is no doubt about that.”

― Stephen Hendry

“Brahms is life-changing every time. And though I love him, I can’t say that about Mompou.”

― Stephen Hough

“What an odd time to be a fundamentalist about adaptation and natural selection – when each major subdiscipline of evolutionary biology has been discovering other mechanisms as adjuncts to selection’s centrality.”

― Stephen Jay Gould

“The thing about Steve Rogers, again and again, is sacrifice.”

― Stephen McFeely

“There’s something inimical about the camera and song.”

― Stephen Sondheim

“New York basketball is about defense.”

― Stephon Marbury

“The Clippers are the L.A. Clippers, and they will remain the L.A. Clippers. There is no question about that. I live in Seattle. I will continue to live in Seattle.”

― Steve Ballmer

“I’m a micro-celebrity, about as small a celebrity as you can be.”

― Steve Burns

“I was on Days Of Our Lives for about three months.”

― Steve Burton

“They’re not supposed to show prison films in prison. Especially ones that are about escaping.”

― Steve Buscemi

“I don’t think about the characters I choose to play, analytically or consciously.”

― Steve Buscemi

“I like telling stories about people with problems. I can’t really put it much simpler than that.”

― Steve Buscemi

“Oh, I so don’t care about the podium at the Oscars. I’ve stood at the podium at the Oscars and that’s close enough. To be a presenter is as close as I need to be.”

― Steve Carell

“Funerals are a pagan rite. There’s not any doubt about it.”

― Steve Earle

“I still write more songs about girls than anything else.”

― Steve Earle

“I have no negative stories about Deutsche Bank, period.”

― Steve Eisman

“I’m not really worried about England’s banks.”

― Steve Eisman

“The most telling thing about ‘Fargo,’ both the now-classic movie and the television series, is that it doesn’t take place in Fargo.”

― Steve Erickson

“If ‘Fargo’ is about anything, it’s American madness.”

― Steve Erickson

“There’s no rule that we have to like the characters movies are about.”

― Steve Erickson

“We’re just enthusiastic about what we do.”

― Steve Jobs

“I’m very excited about having the Internet in my den.”

― Steve Jobs

“I came in thinking about Bobby Ewing, but I love this Ray Krebbs role.”

― Steve Kanaly

“There are so many myths about us.”

― Steve Lukather

“The licensing business is about licensing the full portfolio of Qualcomm’s patents. Some of them involve the chip. Some of them don’t involve the chip. In fact, the vast majority of them don’t involve the chip.”

― Steve Mollenkopf

“The psychiatric ward was a really creepy place and, hindsight being 20/20, the creepiest thing about it was that I truly belonged there.”

― Steve-O

“I don’t care about being on television.”

― Steve Prefontaine

“The AAU doesn’t care about the athletes; why should I care about them?”

― Steve Prefontaine

“History is not just written by the winners; it’s written about them.”

― Steve Rushin

“How about we let the states be innovative on Medicaid and do much better and smarter things?”

― Steve Scalise

“Football is multigenerational. It used to be about fathers taking their sons. Now we’re taking our daughters, too.”

― Steve Tisch

“There is something so arbitrary about prizes.”

― Steve Toltz

“I was going to be a Marine before I was going to be an actor. I was really serious about joining the Marine Corps.”

― Steve Zahn

“I’m not reclusive. I’m out and about.”

― Steven A. Cohen

“People got very wimpy about ‘Scarface’ very quickly.”

― Steven Bauer

“When I write about working-class people, I do so in ways that reveal them at their absolute, magnificent worst.”

― Steven Berkoff

“As a scientist in the field of biological warfare defense, I have never had any reservations whatsoever about helping the anthrax investigation in any way that I could.”

― Steven Hatfill

“Facebook has never been shy about its ambitions.”

― Steven Levy

“The art of photography is all about directing the attention of the viewer.”

― Steven Pinker

“I’m about challenging people. Like, properly challenging them and their assumptions.”

― Steven Rodney McQueen

“After ‘Secretary,’ I was wanting very badly to find something to make that I really cared about.”

― Steven Shainberg

“A moment of disruption is where the conversation about disruption often begins, even though determining that moment is entirely hindsight.”

― Steven Sinofsky

“I love editing. It’s one of my favorite parts about filmmaking.”

― Steven Spielberg

“I love history, so I do a lot of movies about history.”

― Steven Spielberg

“Most of my presumptions about a production are usually wrong.”

― Steven Spielberg

“There’s nothing self-serving about what motivated me to bring ‘Schindler’s List’ to the screen.”

― Steven Spielberg

“The poet laureate of England talked about murdering Jews on the West Bank.”

― Steven T. Katz

“Something fundamental about the myth of the Jew has resurfaced.”

― Steven T. Katz

“Right-wing extremism is all about patience. That is, until it makes its move, and then it is sudden and explosive.”

― Steven Weber

“He and I were about as compatible as a rat and a boa constrictor.”

― Stevie Nicks

“The right to bear arms? What about the right to live?”

― Stevie Wonder

“I’m concerned about how accessible guns are.”

― Stevie Wonder

“I don’t care about history; all I care about is winning.”

― Stipe Miocic

“On every album I’ve put out, I’ve put diverse Canadian songs on it. They’re not provincial album; my albums are national albums. There’ll be a song about Saskatchewan and Vancouver and Nova Scotia on there.”

― Stompin’ Tom Connors

“My father-in-law was once Chairman of Military Affairs in the Senate, the latter part of the Wilson Administrations. He knew a lot about and was fond of the Army.”

― Stuart Symington

“A rule about portages: the longer and harder they are, the fewer people will make them.”

― Sue Hubbell

“Otherness is what I have always liked about bugs.”

― Sue Hubbell

“If you don’t know about it, you can’t get it.”

― Sue Johanson

“I make no bones about the fact that I’m over 40.”

― Sue Perkins

“It’s hard to talk about yourself.”

― Sugar Ray Leonard

“I am very unhappy about reports that I was seeking asylum in Manila.”

― Sukarno

“When I was younger, acting, singing, and dancing was what it was all about.”

― Suki Waterhouse

“The core of what Google is about is bringing information to people.”

― Sundar Pichai

“It costs about as much to launch an app as it does to make and launch a satellite.”

― Sunil Nagaraj

“Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations… can never effect a reform.”

― Susan B. Anthony

“A lot of my YA novels are about family problems.”

― Susan Beth Pfeffer

“Addiction isn’t about substance – you aren’t addicted to the substance, you are addicted to the alteration of mood that the substance brings.”

― Susan Cheever

“There were a number of books about Bill Wilson, and by him, but a lot of the basic biographical tasks had not been done.”

― Susan Cheever

“It is reckless for a presidential candidate to publicly raise doubts about honoring treaty commitments with our allies.”

― Susan Collins

“The biggest stories are written about the things which draw human beings closer together.”

― Susan Glaspell

“The United States share of the African market it’s very small, it’s only about 8 percent.”

― Susan Rice

“A family’s photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.”

― Susan Sontag

“A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.”

― Susan Sontag

“I don’t write about myself. I’m never in my books.”

― Susan Straight

“It’s always fun to talk about a novel.”

― Susan Straight

“Everything about the Net is wonderful.”

― Sushmita Sen

“When I am on a set and I am working, I am almost near-obsessive about it. I love the process.”

― Sushmita Sen

“People think about their business instead of their products.”

― Suzan DelBene

“Between floor votes, hearings and meetings, a typical week in Washington is about 70 hours. And back in the district, it’s about 60 hours, a lot of which is spent with constituents.”

― Suzanne Bonamici

“I don’t write about adolescence. I write about war. For adolescents.”

― Suzanne Collins

“That’s what the gas is about, that’s what the bloating is about and that’s what the fat storage is about.”

― Suzanne Somers

“Not everything is about money.”

― Suze Orman

“There is something sad about clothes laid in a tomb of trunks.”

― Suzy Menkes

“Change is good; it’s what fashion is all about.”

― Suzy Menkes

“Journalists do not write about human feelings.”

― Svetlana Alexievich

“Getting used to the studio and everything was fun, we freaked about alot. I was working very hard then.”

― Syd Barrett

“You don’t normally do another presentation of All About Eve. You do one All About Eve, and that’s it.”

― Sydney Pollack

“I don’t care much about acting.”

― Sydney Pollack

“I learned that creativity is all about being frustrated.”

― Sydney Pollack

“I guess all my films are about resolving conflicts – and they’re all love stories. If they weren’t, I couldn’t make them.”

― Sydney Pollack

“I try not to get depressed about stuff I can’t do anything about.”

― Sydney Pollack

“All the movies I’ve made are essentially character-driven movies about people that I’m interested in.”

― Sydney Pollack

“Some choreographers have been cautious about working with me.”

― Sylvie Guillem

“Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business, probably everything in all the United States or in all of western civilization, is about competition.”

― T Bone Burnett

“I’ve always written about heroes and wondered who they are.”

― T. C. Boyle

“I’m not particularly political. I’m not particularly denominational. I’m not worried about any of that.”

― T. D. Jakes

“I’m a stand-up. I’m never worried about getting my next role. That’s never distressing to me.”

― T. J. Miller

“I’m a Nietzschean scholar. I’ve read an immense amount about nihilism and existentialism.”

― T. J. Miller

“I was pretty vocal about being anti-Brexit before the referendum vote.”

― Taavet Hinrikus

“I really didn’t talk about my sexuality until I wrote my autobiography.”

― Tab Hunter

“I don’t care about being in the public eye.”

― Tab Hunter

“What is art? Art talks about life; it’s subversive.”

― Tahar Rahim

“The stuff I’m passionate about is what I write; it isn’t multi-million-dollar franchise movies.”

― Taika Waititi

“’Boy’ was about my dad.”

― Taika Waititi

“I was depressed about the roles that were on offer, so I had to make my own stories.”

― Taika Waititi

“In about seventh grade, that’s when we started playing around with beats, rhymes.”

― Takeoff

“Special emphasis should be laid on this intimate interrelation of general statements about empirical fact with the logical elements and structure of theoretical systems.”

― Talcott Parsons

“I met Mos Def around that time but I didn’t hook up with him until I was about 17 or 18.”

― Talib Kweli

“I fantasised about becoming an author and wrote my first book at 18 – an introspective novel set in the 1920s.”

― Talulah Riley

“I haven’t always been vocal about my feelings, especially in a relationship.”

― Tamar Braxton

“There are so many misconceptions about me, and it gets frustrating no matter how thick skinned.”

― Tamara Ecclestone

“I’m a perfectionist about being on time.”

― Tammin Sursok

“From day one, I have always been open about my sexual orientation.”

― Tammy Baldwin

“Trust me: I do hit the snooze button about 4 times.”

― Tamron Hall

“I’ve always had a thing about Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, and Imelda Staunton. I’m hoping to follow in their footsteps.”

― Tamzin Outhwaite

“I love that Tom Daley’s talking about surrogacy.”

― Tan France

“I’m married to a man from Utah, and I talk about that very openly.”

― Tan France

“I feel very guilty about not having a vegetable garden, but it is quite time-consuming.”

― Tana Ramsay

“Free-diving is all about being lean, being super-flexible, and having a good breath hold.”

― Tanc Sade

“What I notice a lot about millennials is that they have agency over their sexuality.”

― Tanya Saracho

“When I was younger, I thought about retiring.”

― Tanya Tucker

“An education is not so much about making a living as making a person.”

― Tara Westover

“The work of #MeToo is about healing. It’s about healing as individuals and healing as communities.”

― Tarana Burke

“I’m all about cultivating joy in your life.”

― Tarana Burke

“Men are not the enemy, and we have to be clear about that.”

― Tarana Burke

“In many regards, Me Too is about survivors talking to survivors.”

― Tarana Burke

“The majority of my work is about preparation.”

― Taryn Simon

“Everybody in the South loves the one closeted homosexual who’s married. It’s just too funny to not have in a movie about the South. It’s an epidemic. You gotta represent!”

― Tate Taylor

“I have to be very careful about diet and exercise.”

― Taylor Dayne

“I make films about working class people.”

― Taylor Hackford

“I learned a tremendous amount about dialogue because I suffered as an actor.”

― Taylor Sheridan

“Every single one of the guys that I’ve written songs about has been tracked down on MySpace by my fans.”

― Taylor Swift

“If I’m gonna write songs about my exes, they can write songs about me. That’s how it works.”

― Taylor Swift

“I don’t really know that much about love, it turns out.”

― Taylor Swift

“What Dataminr tries to do is enable our customers to know about things sooner.”

― Ted Bailey

“Elections are about choosing sides, but inaugurations are about closing ranks.”

― Ted Kulongoski

“There’s something about girls and unicorns that’s deep and meaningful. Something about childhood.”

― Ted Naifeh

“When I put together a graphic novel, I don’t think about literary prose. I think about storytelling.”

― Ted Rall

“I do have concerns about the current efforts to restructure our nation’s intelligence community.”

― Ted Stevens

“The songs are definitely all about me. I am my favourite subject.”

― Teddy Thompson

“I’m fine talking about a lot of things.”

― Tennys Sandgren

“I am very concerned about junk food in the schools.”

― Teresa Heinz

“I have to go make books. Sorry about that.”

― Teresa Nielsen Hayden

“I have been off the motorcycles for about 20 years now, but that doesn’t mean I can’t still do it.”

― Teri Garr

“I think there are a lot of myths about MS, and it may have affected my career.”

― Teri Garr

“I want to write about my experiences since ‘Speedbumps.’”

― Teri Garr

“I talked once with Harrison Ford about Wright’s houses and how impressive they are.”

― Teri Garr

“The only thing I care about is my family.”

― Terry Bradshaw

“We can’t talk about Jesus. We can’t mention that anymore.”

― Terry Bradshaw

“What I want to write about has changed somewhat, and the scope of the storytelling has changed accordingly.”

― Terry Brooks

“I’m cheerfully optimistic about life. Optimism is very important!”

― Terry Jones

“I’m too busy playing to worry about the movement or the fingerboard.”

― Terry Kath

“I don’t really plan. I’m almost intuitive about things.”

― Terry Pratchett

“I always brag about my football skills.”

― Terry Rozier

“I didn’t really care about the individual stats.”

― Terry Rozier

“I don’t really care about no hype.”

― Terry Rozier

“There is nothing to be embarrassed about being profitable.”

― Terry Semel

“Search, which is extremely important, represents about 5% of the page views on the Internet and 40% of the revenue. So, highly monetized.”

― Terry Semel

“Charles Ives was writing radically innovative music, but nobody performed it, and nobody knew about it.”

― Terry Teachout

“The films I want to make, I really want to be passionate about.”

― Terry Zwigoff

“Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache.”

― Tertullian

“A good match is about the chemistry between opponents.”

― The Great Khali

“The hardest thing about the WWE is the travel.”

― The Great Khali

“I’ve never had any resentment about being a reality TV star.”

― The Miz

“The studio was very nervous about ‘Raging Bull.’”

― Thelma Schoonmaker

“With Technicolor restorations, it’s about getting the color right.”

― Thelma Schoonmaker

“I never though much about race.”

― Thelonious Monk

“Be intentional about the spaces you create but not at the cost of compromising other elements.”

― Theo Epstein

“I was born in Cyprus, but my family moved to England when I was about six.”

― Theo Paphitis

“Anti-Semitism is the rumour about the Jews.”

― Theodor W. Adorno

“Throughout my life I have cared as deeply about the songs of all peoples as I have about the rights of all peoples.”

― Theodore Bikel

“The most time I spent home in 2009 was about a month.”

― Theophilus London

“There is nothing inevitable about crime and there is nothing inevitable about anti-social behaviour.”

― Theresa May

“I am curious about a lot of things. I’m perplexed and engaged.”

― Theresa Rebeck

“I am very excited about the future.”

― Thia Megia

“Ginsberg’s Collected Poems contains a wonderful poem about making it with Neal Cassady.”

― Thom Gunn

“We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.”

― Thomas A. Edison

“The Romans held Britain from the invasion of Julius Caesar till their voluntary withdrawal from the island, A.D. 420,- that is, about five hundred years.”

― Thomas Bulfinch

“President Obama has been clear about the future that the United States seeks… when it comes to the Asia-Pacific, the United States is ‘all in.’”

― Thomas E. Donilon

“I have no hesitation in applying a law regardless of what I might think about it.”

― Thomas Hardiman

“Don’t talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“Fundamentally, one of the things I tend to migrate toward when I’m working is a story about people whose stories aren’t told in theater.”

― Thomas Kail

“I wanted to write about what we were doing at the French Laundry, the recipes and the stories.”

― Thomas Keller

“Um, what I found though about the Christian Brothers is this: that they were certainly muscular.”

― Thomas Keneally

“The whole Modernist lie is that art is about the artist.”

― Thomas Kinkade

“High culture is paranoid about sentiment. But human beings are intensely sentimental.”

― Thomas Kinkade

“It’s not about creating 22 episodes indefinitely for as long as you can do.”

― Thomas Middleditch

“The thing about the creative process is it’s so chaotic.”

― Thomas Newman

“When we talk about the brain, it is anything but unidimensional or simplistic or reductionistic.”

― Thomas R. Insel

“The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites.”

― Thomas Sowell

“The best thing about animals is that they don’t talk much.”

― Thornton Wilder

“One of the misconceptions about BlackBerry is that it’s your parents’ smartphone.”

― Thorsten Heins

“I don’t really care about, Oh I really have to sell these things.”

― Thurston Moore

“This is a Disney animated feature; it’s eternal, it’s history. What’s there to think about’”

― Tia Carrere

“I dream about food.”

― Tia Mowry

“I became a vegan, and I was getting bullied on Twitter about it.”

― Tia Mowry

“Most books reviews aren’t very well-written. They tend to be more about the reviewer than the book.”

― Tibor Fischer

“When I was nominated for a Grammy, my label dropped me – I have a wariness about trying for a hit.”

― Tift Merritt

“I’m not opposed to talking about airline food.”

― Tig Notaro

“I’m not about hurting the person I’m with.”

― Tila Tequila

“The stories I most love are about the benefits of being blown off course.”

― Tilda Swinton

“I’m an optimist about humanity in general, I suppose.”

― Tim Berners-Lee

“I love writing about Oklahoma. I love writing Oklahoma characters; I love playing Southwestern characters.”

― Tim Blake Nelson

“The thing I miss about performing is being with people.”

― Tim Federle

“I formed a band when I was about 13, and we all listened to punk – or what we thought was punk!”

― Tim Gane

“Men’s wear is all about tailoring.”

― Tim Gunn

“I don’t have a big hang-up about my body.”

― Tim Heidecker

“Science is about applying what we know and asking what we don’t know.”

― Tim Hunt

“About 40 years ago I had an experience where I wrote a tract.”

― Tim LaHaye

“That’s the incredible thing about ‘Matilda’: it keeps manifesting itself in different ways.”

― Tim Minchin

“My shows are basically about ethics.”

― Tim Minchin

“People don’t care about books. They care about ideas.”

― Tim O’Reilly

“After ‘Jewel In the Crown,’ I hardly worked at all for about six months – which came as a bit of a surprise, I have to admit.”

― Tim Pigott-Smith

“It’s a cliche, but most people are good at something, and most people are good at what they’re enthusiastic about.”

― Tim Rice

“I couldn’t care less about being a presenter at the Oscars.”

― Tim Robbins

“I don’t care about Clinton’s haircuts or his affairs or any of that stuff.”

― Tim Robbins

“There is nothing special about Tim Scott.”

― Tim Scott

“The awesome thing about ‘Fortnite’ is it’s brought a huge volume of digital commerce to Epic.”

― Tim Sweeney

“It’s OK to be outspoken about your faith.”

― Tim Tebow

“I don’t know nothing about no jungle and bass.”

― Timbaland

“I’m good at fitting in, and I think I’m fairly perceptive about moods and psychic environments.”

― Timothy B. Schmit

“Is New Ageism inherently fascist? Of course not, though I’m happy to pronounce its babble about chakras and cosmic energy errant quackery.”

― Timothy Noah

“Seeking the good is not primarily about rules and commandments.”

― Timothy Radcliffe

“I’m very much in favor of vaccinations, and I’ve been very vocal about that because it’s insane to forgo this.”

― Timothy Simons

“I was always insecure about the way I looked.”

― Timothy Spall

“Time itself is talked about as something that is unusual, that there could be a parallel time.”

― Timothy Spall

“There is nothing radical about Obama except the fact of who he is.”

― Tina Brown

“I keep thinking about how terrifyingly vulnerable women are in so many countries.”

― Tina Brown

“I don’t like my feet. I’m not crazy about anybody’s feet. But I have flat feet.”

― Tina Fey

“Haters gonna be haters, and there’s nothing we can do about that.”

― Tina Knowles

“My girls do a lot of philanthropic work, but they are very private about it.”

― Tina Knowles

“What my work is about is, ‘Can something that is not an inanimate object be considered valuable?’”

― Tino Sehgal

“I love the past. I read about the past all the time.”

― Tiny Tim

“The interesting thing about the TLC network is that they were interested in following me, not leading me.”

― Tionne Watkins

“The hardest thing about being a manga-ka is that it’s a weekly thing.”

― Tite Kubo

“When I draw the scene that I’d been dreaming about or had always wanted to draw, that is the time that I’m happiest.”

― Tite Kubo

“I’m obsessed with the ‘Real Housewives ATL,’ sorry about it. It’s one of my favorite shows of all time.”

― Tituss Burgess

“There are tons of female ‘Star Wars’ fans, and they’re just as fanatic about it as the boys.”

― Tiya Sircar

“Ghost has always been about make-believe.”

― Tobias Forge

“It took about 10 years’ time for Shopify to be an overnight success.”

― Tobias Lutke

“I am a worrier. I tend to do something about what I worry about.”

― Tobias Lutke

“I love Chekhov. I could go on all day about him.”

― Tobias Wolff

“Sometimes it’s all about confidence.”

― Toby Alderweireld

“I am deeply concerned about America.”

― Todd Akin

“I don’t really know much about pirates, or pirate culture. I’d be a contrarian pirate.”

― Todd Barry

“I don’t think anyone in the media thinks strategically about society.”

― Todd Gitlin

“What was so interesting about the glam era was that it was about bisexuality and breaking down the boundaries between gays and straights, breaking down the boundaries between masculinity and femininity with this androgyny thing.”

― Todd Haynes

“One of the things that we really like about ‘Fallout 76’ is that we’ve built it so that we can support it on a month-to-month and week-to-week basis.”

― Todd Howard

“It’s all about escapism. That’s essentially what all movies are about. It’s a vicarious thrill.”

― Todd Phillips

“People are so frustrated by electing people to represent them in Washington, D.C., and having them immediately forget about the Hoosiers they represent.”

― Todd Young

“There’s an appetite for advancing conservative solutions and not just talking about them.”

― Todd Young

“Slayer has always been about the sound. We have to sound good. It has to be tight.”

― Tom Araya

“I’ve done about six comedies. Oddly enough, the script came to me from one of the guys in Platoon.”

― Tom Berenger

“I’ve had just about everything punched. I’ve had things grabbed that just shouldn’t be grapped.”

― Tom Brady

“It’s all storytelling, you know. That’s what journalism is all about.”

― Tom Brokaw

“What do I know about sex? I’m a married man.”

― Tom Clancy

“I never did anything about my stardom, it never meant anything to me.”

― Tom Courtenay

“I’m passionate about learning. I’m passionate about life.”

― Tom Cruise

“I couldn’t have cared less about Gucci when I first went there – but soon after I arrived, I cared a lot.”

― Tom Ford

“Between 2000 and 2010, malaria mortality rates fell by 26 percent around the world. According to the latest World Health Organization estimates, there were about 219 million cases of malaria in 2010 and an estimated 660,000 deaths.”

― Tom Frieden

“I’m not possessed about owning the Buffalo Bills, just as I wasn’t possessed about owning the Buffalo Sabres.”

― Tom Golisano

“Repertory theater is all about being part of the whole, one of the many colors in this vast palette.”

― Tom Hanks

“I’ve learned a lot about lockers.”

― Tom Herman

“Recruiting is all about relationships, it’s not really about the facilities or the schools involved.”

― Tom Herman

“Baseball is all about pitching, and we know we have to improve our pitching.”

― Tom Hicks

“I want to work with Bayona again. I keep emailing my agent about it. Even the smallest role, I’ll do it.”

― Tom Holland

“That’s what I love about working for Marvel is how welcoming and kind everyone is.”

― Tom Holland

“I prefer to be flippant about acting, just in case I’m rubbish.”

― Tom Hollander

“My films seem to be about men’s struggle with failure.”

― Tom Hooper

“What’s fascinating about the Australians is they have this quality that they are impervious to majesty. They’re not awed.”

― Tom Hooper

“Actors always lie about horse-riding, and it ends terribly. I can horse-ride… ish.”

― Tom Mison

“Hillary Clinton is about ‘we.’ Donald Trump is about ‘me.’”

― Tom Perez

“Talk about the issues that matter most to people.”

― Tom Perez

“Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.”

― Tom Peters

“Most novelists write about twisted lives.”

― Tom Robbins

“The public has been sold a bill of goods about the free market being a panacea for mankind.”

― Tom Scholz

“Donald Trump may be unusually flamboyant, but his views are all too representative of the party that is about to nominate him for president.”

― Tom Steyer

“What Tolstoy is on about is that carnal love is not a good idea.”

― Tom Stoppard

“I don’t have a general archetypal platonic shadow, ‘acting’ concept about it.”

― Tom Sturridge

“I write constantly about everything.”

― Tom Sturridge

“Local and regional food systems are about opportunity.”

― Tom Vilsack

“I used to think that all great recordings happened at about 3 A.M.”

― Tom Waits

“There’s no future in spending our present worrying about our past.”

― Tom Wilson

“I don’t think journalists should talk about whom they’re voting for.”

― Tom Wolfe

“I wrote ‘The Painted Word,’ about modern art, and was denounced as reactionary. In fact, it is just a history, although a rather loaded one.”

― Tom Wolfe

“The thing is about Cheech & Chong, we’ve brought more families together than Dr. Phil.”

― Tommy Chong

“’Krampus’ had a certain originality about it, so I jumped on board.”

― Toni Collette

“You don’t brag about putting someone in hospital. It’s absolutely horrible.”

― Tony Bellew

“When I’m training, I don’t think about anything else.”

― Tony Bellew

“Priests and nuns actually meditated. It’s not religious. It’s about centering yourself.”

― Tony Cardenas

“This is not an anti-business administration. This is a pro-business administration. This is an administration that cares about the people of Wisconsin.”

― Tony Evers

“Having kids makes you think about the world differently.”

― Tony Fadell

“Nobody talked about my defense or that I used to steal bases, too.”

― Tony Gwynn

“I’m not the sort of person who reads much about himself.”

― Tony Harrison

“There’s a way in which ‘The Illusion’ is a play about the theater.”

― Tony Kushner

“A lot of actors talk about doing their homework, but very few of them do it.”

― Tony Scott

“I keep reviewing my feelings about the supernatural.”

― Tony Visconti

“I don’t want to be an editor – I want to be really forward about that. I would be a horrible editor.”

― Topher Grace

“To me glamour isn’t about being sparkly.”

― Tori Amos

“My reality is the misconceptions about me.”

― Tori Spelling

“I go to concerts about once a month.”

― Tory Burch

“My outlook was, ‘You’re not my moms; you can’t tell me what to do.’ I got expelled from about 20 schools.”

― Tory Lanez

“The thing that I love about pop music is the simplicity and the directness of it.”

― Tove Lo

“I’ve been so in my moment about my life.”

― Tracey Gold

“I learn all these things about the record talking about it after it’s finished.”

― Tracy Chapman

“That’s one of the things I like about San Francisco. It’s not like anywhere else in the world.”

― Tracy Chapman

“What I like about non-fiction is that it covers such a huge territory. The best non-fiction is also creative.”

― Tracy Kidder

“I wrote a novel about the combat experiences I didn’t have in Vietnam.”

― Tracy Kidder

“Continuity is one of the things I like about New England.”

― Tracy Kidder

“If you’re not married, chances are you think a lot about you.”

― Tracy McMillan

“If I gamble, I’ll play roulette. My wife and I will play roulette, and that’s about it. I’m not a heavy gambler.”

― Tracy Morgan

“Oh, I was super serious about practicing and rudiments, and still am. I still have all my books.”

― Travis Barker

“There are so many good stories about the Vikings.”

― Travis Fimmel

“I know about traffic.”

― Travis Kalanick

“I talk a lot about justice. I’m about it. I’m also about civil disobedience.”

― Travis Kalanick

“I’m a below-the-radar girl. No one really knows anything about me.”

― Traylor Howard

“Once I reached about 14 or 15, I started to steady myself and get into a midfield role and carried that on until I was 17. Then I dropped into right-back, and I have played there ever since.”

― Trent Alexander-Arnold

“I’m not Prince or Rivers Cuomo, who brags about having hundreds of great songs.”

― Trent Reznor

“Pop culture is not about depth. It’s about marketing, supply and demand, consumerism.”

― Trevor Dunn

“I have no inflated ideas about success anyway.”

― Trevor Dunn

“We all know what we don’t like about our bodies.”

― Trinny Woodall

“I was in the class they made ‘The Social Network’ about.”

― Trip Adler

“Something that I love about drag is that it’s a celebration of feminity.”

― Trixie Mattel

“Whenever anybody has talked about concussions, they immediately talk about me and Steve Young.”

― Troy Aikman

“I don’t think about the Fonda legacy much.”

― Troy Garity

“’The Black Magician Trilogy’ was about a conflict between countries and was very limited and almost claustrophobic in its range of settings, while ‘The Age of the Five’ was about a conflict between continents.”

― Trudi Canavan

“When I first met Clint Eastwood, I bobbed him a curtsy. I still cringe about that to this day.”

― Trudie Styler

“I’m very emotional about my animals.”

― Trudie Styler

“Well, I’m about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy.”

― Truman Capote

“Get-educated-quick schemes are usually about as sound as subprime mortgage-backed securities: Enticing but basically fraudulent.”

― Tucker Carlson

“I am not insecure about being a journalist.”

― Tucker Carlson

“Although virtually all Republicans campaign on fiscal restraint, how many actually care about it deeply?”

― Tucker Carlson

“We are so excited about life and about every song.”

― Tucker Halpern

“Social media for the majority of companies is not about helping customers or improving products.”

― Tucker Max

“I am a practicing Hindu and have made no secrets about it.”

― Tulsi Gabbard

“Counterpoint is a component that gives real energy, and it is about optimism.”

― Twyla Tharp

“A dancer’s life is all about repetition.”

― Twyla Tharp

“I’m an obsessive sports fan, which my wife is incredibly patient about.”

― Ty Burrell

“To me, it’s 2016 about to be 2017. I can’t believe there’s still a racism factor.”

― Ty Dolla Sign

“I don’t despise anyone. It’s definitely all about the love.”

― Ty Dolla Sign

“Acting is about acting, not about being a movie star.”

― Tyler Christopher

“In middle school, I was really into the ‘Redwall’ series, about anthropomorphic rodents in medieval times. I had a bowl cut, too, if you need the full imagery.”

― Tyler Oakley

“We dealt with a lot of skepticism early on, when we first spoke about bitcoin.”

― Tyler Winklevoss

“I know I’m an overachiever, and I’m not apologetic about it.”

― Tyra Banks

“I talked about adopting a baby when I was 20 years old, before it became ‘hip.’”

― Tyra Banks

“When I’m coming offstage after my show, I’m thinking about what’s on my TiVo.”

― Tyra Banks

“I’m all about zagging when everyone else is zigging.”

― Tyra Banks

“The thing I hate about mixed martial arts is that it’s no longer a sport. It’s a big-money business, and it’s an entertainment industry.”

― Tyron Woodley

“It’s all about training smart.”

― Tyson Gay

“And I haven’t read a lot of blogs but if someone writes about what they care about I’m sure it’s interesting.”

― Uma Thurman

“We have been mandated by the government, backed by legislation, that we have to have an inflation target of about 4%.”

― Urjit Patel

“I’ve always been selective about my roles.”

― Urmila Matondkar

“I’m proud when my dance numbers are spoken about for my expressions and steps.”

― Urmila Matondkar

“What I really liked about Ceriz is that it is fun, glamorous, and very effortless.”

― Urvashi Rautela

“What I love the most about the South are the people here; they here are so down-to-earth.”

― Urvashi Rautela

“Yeah, I am lazy. There’s no doubt about that.”

― Usain Bolt

“I don’t think about records.”

― Usain Bolt

“I’ve been working so hard, I’m about to have a Mariah Carey.”

― Usher

“I get strangely obsessed about the cleanliness of my house.”

― Utada Hikaru

“But everything of value about me is in my books.”

― V. S. Naipaul

“How extraordinary it is that one feels most guilt about the sins one is unable to commit.”

― V. S. Pritchett

“There’s nothing good about divorce.”

― Val Kilmer

“I’ve been very fortunate and met the guys that have become, basically, philosophers and have a kind of sensibility about life that’s very precious.”

― Val Kilmer

“What I am really curious about is the visuals of cinema… the form.”

― Valeria Golino

“I have cancer. It’s in my brain… What are you gonna do about it?”

― Valerie Harper

“I danced in choruses from about 1959 to 1967, in ‘Take Me Along,’ ‘Wildcat,’ and ‘Subways Are for Sleeping.’”

― Valerie Harper

“I am, and remain, passionate about news.”

― Valerie Trierweiler

“I am about the arrangements and the layers of depth in the music.”

― Van Morrison

“The most violent and troubling stories become part of our national consciousness about foster care.”

― Vanessa Diffenbaugh

“Music is about the performance.”

― Vanessa Mae

“I don’t mind about the boos from the audience.”

― Vanessa Mae

“When I started to record, I could sing in pitch, but that was maybe about it.”

― Vanessa Paradis

“It wasn’t until ’94 when I tried to commit suicide that I realized that it wasn’t about the money.”

― Vanilla Ice

“I don’t care much about society.”

― Varg Vikernes

“Let film-makers take a call about what films they want to do.”

― Varun Dhawan

“I follow my heart and my instinct about films and people.”

― Varun Dhawan

“Every fighter thinks about their legacy, and I’m not any different.”

― Vasyl Lomachenko

“I can’t get my knickers in a twist about my age and ageing in an industry that caters to the ids of 14-year-olds.”

― Vera Farmiga

“I’m very particular about what I want.”

― Vicki Lawrence

“I couldn’t care less about what anybody else has to say.”

― Victor Cruz

“I’m very serious about acting.”

― Victor Garber

“Try imagining James Joyce not writing about being a Catholic.”

― Victor LaValle

“I don’t know much about football. I know what a goal is, which is surely the main thing about football.”

― Victoria Beckham

“I have cared so much and so little about the cars I’ve owned.”

― Victoria Coren Mitchell

“It would be great to be recognised for my achievements, but Sports Personality isn’t about that.”

― Victoria Pendleton

“I prefer the smaller acting than big histrionics. It’s about reacting and looks, which is often underestimated.”

― Viggo Mortensen

“When I started ‘NOTA,’ I didn’t know a thing about Tamil politics.”

― Vijay Deverakonda

“It is all about gaining in confidence with every given opportunity.”

― Vijay Shankar

“The euro must be defended, or uncertainty about the European Union will be widespread.”

― Viktor Orban

“If we knew about the real facts and statistics of mortality, we’d be terrified.”

― Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

“I used to feel guilty about owning a console.”

― Vin Diesel

“I’m excited about it, thrilled with the success thus far.”

― Vince McMahon

“I have learned that acting is not about beauty.”

― Vincent Cassel

“I read Spider-Man, and that’s how I knew about Wilson Fisk.”

― Vincent D’Onofrio

“I didn’t want to lose my subjectivity and my objectivity about my work.”

― Vincent Gallo

“I could have joined West Brom or Brighton. What would have happened had I joined one of them? I do not want to think about it. I do not think about it.”

― Vincent Janssen

“A custom-tailored suit retains a certain dignity about it.”

― Vincent Piazza

“My grandparents told endless stories about the town they were from. It became an almost mythic place.”

― Vincent Schiavelli

“I’ve known Laurence Fishburne for about twenty years.”

― Ving Rhames

“I really feel that there are things in the ocean that we have no idea about.”

― Ving Rhames

“We like to play to a lot of people – that’s what it’s all about.”

― Vinnie Paul

“There was something amazingly enticing about programming.”

― Vint Cerf

“Although I’ve had several major career changes, I was extremely hesitant about making some of them.”

― Vint Cerf

“The first commercial routers came out about 1986, and services came in 1987.”

― Vint Cerf

“I used to tell jokes about Internet-enabled lightbulbs. I can’t tell jokes about it anymore – there already is an Internet-connected lightbulb.”

― Vint Cerf

“Cricketers are worried about their milestones, worried that they should score 5000-10,000 Test runs, but I am not fussy.”

― Virender Sehwag

“I don’t bother about image.”

― Virender Sehwag

“A win is a win, which is about that particular moment.”

― Viswanathan Anand

“Everybody has haters and lovers. That’s what life is all about.”

― Vitor Belfort

“It’s not about motivation. It’s about what’s driven inside of you.”

― Vitor Belfort

“’Dum’ is not about the bicep. It is about soul.”

― Vivek Oberoi

“The more general skepticism about another millennial that likes to claim they’re disrupting another industry – that doesn’t serve me well.”

― Vivek Ramaswamy

“Innovation is all about people. Innovation thrives when the population is diverse, accepting and willing to cooperate.”

― Vivek Wadhwa

“I’m not enthusiastic about educational games or apps generally.”

― Vivienne Ming

“When a system is stable, telling the worker about mistakes is only tampering.”

― W. Edwards Deming

“A poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man pushing a button that releases a bomb.”

― W. H. Auden

“Capitalism doesn’t care about sentimentality.”

― W. Kamau Bell

“As a black man, I actually had naturally sort of comedic curiosity about the Klan.”

― W. Kamau Bell

“My agenda… is to learn about people.”

― W. Kamau Bell

“The most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.”

― W. Somerset Maugham

“When I started writing about art, there were no curators.”

― Waldemar Januszczak

“I don’t wanna sound pretentious talking about myself.”

― Wale

“We are very serious about imposing weapons restrictions on the PFLP and other Palestinian groups operating from their camps in Lebanon.”

― Walid Jumblatt

“PS: It’s all gossip about the prince. I’m not in the habit of taking my girlfriends’ beaux.”

― Wallis Simpson

“NASA should start thinking about this planet.”

― Wally Schirra

“I don’t think about Miley Cyrus.”

― Walshy Fire

“There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.”

― Walt Whitman

“Don’t worry about it. Babe Ruth struck out on occasion, too.”

― Walter Annenberg

“Most of our songs are about relationships.”

― Walter Becker

“Well, I’m about to do another western, a pilot for HBO this fall.”

― Walter Hill

“I’ve always had an abundance of material about the subjects of my biographies.”

― Walter Isaacson

“In France, I learned about wine and cheese.”

― Walter Wager

“Direction coupling between the various radiations generated in a nuclear reaction both with one another and with the initiating radiation can also be detected and measured by coincidences; this provides valuable information about the structure of the atomic nuclei.”

― Walther Bothe

“I learned so much about recording and about singing on records from Ken Nelson.”

― Wanda Jackson

“I’m a huge Sia fan. I love Sia, I have just about all of her stuff.”

― Wanda Sykes

“When I’m making a collage, there are a lot of things about it that are violent.”

― Wangechi Mutu

“There’s a recycling mentality about my work.”

― Wangechi Mutu

“One always wonders about roads not taken.”

― Warren Christopher

“I’m very skeptical about the good intentions of Milosevic.”

― Warren Christopher

“I went from 118 pounds to 135 pounds in a few months. But, I still didn’t know anything about food.”

― Warren Cuccurullo

“The writers and actors on ‘Friends’ were notoriously particular about what made it onto the air.”

― Warren Littlefield

“The heart of the gameplay is still about choice and consequence, which is what I’ve been doing since the ’80s.”

― Warren Spector

“I wouldn’t change a thing about my family.”

― Warwick Davis

“We don’t really think that much about what we do; it’s just fun.”

― Watkin Tudor Jones

“Cuz I was never pretty anyway and never cared anything about that.”

― Waylon Jennings

“The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.”

― Wayne Dyer

“We’ve been programmed, from the time that we were very, very little, about what we can’t do – about what is impossible.”

― Wayne Dyer

“I am as passionate about the England team as anyone.”

― Wayne Rooney

“Pop knew absolutely nothing about pro football.”

― Wellington Mara

“I played trumpet for about two weeks. Sixth grade. And I didn’t practice. Maybe a little longer than two weeks, but I didn’t practice and I was faking it.”

― Wendell Pierce

“When I make a promise about keeping something in confidence, I do.”

― Wendy Williams

“I’d never heard anything about this at all.”

― Wes Anderson

“I have nothing to complain about.”

― Wes Borland

“The party currently is about fund-raising and occasionally blasting out ads.”

― Wes Boyd

“I’m very concerned about the countries bordering Russia. But let’s stay off that stuff.”

― Whit Stillman

“Producers have a tendency to put you in a pigeonhole: ‘What does this white, middle-aged preppy know about 1960s Kingston?’”

― Whit Stillman

“I actually don’t think about Tinder.”

― Whitney Wolfe Herd

“Bumble is about equality. We are reverse-engineering traditional societal norms.”

― Whitney Wolfe Herd

“Every time one of my books sells a million copies in paperback, Pan Macmillan gives me a gold statuette of Pan. I have about 20 of them.”

― Wilbur Smith

“We’re also passionate about music and very critical about the music that we listen to.”

― Will Champion

“There’s nothing sexy about Orange County.”

― Will Ferrell

“Researching and writing about the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98 was one of the most exciting and involving projects I’ve undertaken.”

― Will Hobbs

“Eisenhower warned us about the military-industrial complex and the damage it could do to society.”


“Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.”

― Will Rogers

“This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.”

― Will Rogers

“I mean, I’m very serious with my kids about them comprehending the intricacies of global finance.”

― Will Smith

“We’re pretty insane about art direction.”

― Will Speck

“There is something endearing about the weatherman.”

― Willard Scott

“My novels are often about people who are in love or attracted to each other.”

― William Boyd

“I disliked everything about the ’60s.”

― William Bratton

“In the morning on Sunday, a drum is sounded at about 8 o’clock.”

― William Brewster

“A herd of prairie-wolves will enter a field of melons and quarrel about the division of the spoils as fiercely and noisily as so many politicians.”

― William Cullen Bryant

“Oh, I’m a Mopar guy. There’s no doubt about it.”

― William Fichtner

“I’ve been interested in autism since I’ve known about it, which is more or less since I’ve been writing.”

― William Gibson

“I’ll tell you this about the Oscars – they’re real.”

― William H. Macy

“We’re not getting involved in terms of sending ground forces into Libya. Let’s be clear about that. And indeed the UN Resolution forbids that. It says no foreign occupation of any part of Libya.”

― William Hague

“The only very rugged part of the route is in crossing the Big Horn mountain, which is about 30 miles wide.”

― William Henry Ashley

“A specialist is a man who knows more and more about less and less.”

― William J. Mayo

“As a university, we’re not focused on bringing about huge reforms – that’s not our role.”

― William P. Leahy

“What we’re about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College.”

― William P. Leahy

“I lived in Georgetown in the late ’70s about four houses down from the steps.”

― William Peter Blatty

“One of the joys about acting is researching.”

― William Sanderson

“It’s irksome to read about someone I don’t recognize. It frightens me.”

― William Shatner

“I love horses. There’s something practical and mystical about them.”

― William Shatner

“This is the wonderful thing about espionage, nothing exists any more.”

― William Stephenson

“As the senior commander in Vietnam, I was aware of the potency of public opinion – and I worried about it.”

― William Westmoreland

“There is nothing clever about confusion.”

― William Wyler

“I suppose what’s unique about our presentation is the amount of Scripture that kids get.”

― Willie Aames

“Most of the stuff I’ve read about me has been true.”

― Willie Nelson

“We’ve already been reincarnated about a million times, maybe. It doesn’t make sense any other way.”

― Willie Nelson

“Helping someone is what life is all about.”

― Willie Stargell

“There is something about a closet that makes a skeleton terribly restless.”

― Wilson Mizner

“We’re all fascinated by the numbers, as we were about the 100 points.”

― Wilt Chamberlain

“Filmmakers and critics wrote about each other and sometimes very harshly. This no longer exists.”

― Wim Wenders

“I don’t like to talk about other bands in interviews.”

― Win Butler

“I’ve always been a lot about beauty and products, and skincare and make-up.”

― Winnie Harlow

“I’m very sick of talking about my skin.”

― Winnie Harlow

“My continent knows more about me than I do myself.”

― Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

“If we moved from industrialized agriculture to re-localized organic agriculture, we could sequester about one quarter of the carbon moving into the air and destroying our glaciers, oceans, forests and lands.”

― Winona LaDuke

“I have my email on my Blackberry, and that’s about it.”

― Winona Ryder

“Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.”

― Winston Churchill

“There’s simply too much fuss about myself.”

― Wislawa Szymborska

“There’s something about the theater which makes my fingertips tingle.”

― Wole Soyinka

“I’m not fond of biographies. I don’t like writing about myself.”

― Wole Soyinka

“Italian food is all about ingredients and it’s not fussy and it’s not fancy.”

― Wolfgang Puck

“Heritage is something martial-arts films don’t often talk about.”

― Wong Kar-wai

“There’s just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek.”

― Woody Harrelson

“On our first date, all Anne wanted to talk about was Bob Feller, the new pitcher for the Cleveland Indians.”

― Woody Hayes

“Women deal with real issues with policing that don’t really get talked about.”

― Wyatt Cenac

“For me, ‘Mommy’ was about developing very humane characters that would be very credible and endearing and work onscreen.”

― Xavier Dolan

“I worked at ‘POV’ for five years before I told one person about my brother.”

― Yance Ford

“I’m still number one, so don’t forget about that. So I still can have a happy ending.”

― Yani Tseng

“As far as Israel, I am not worried about the relations between Israel and the United States.”

― Yitzhak Rabin

“It’s a misconception that I compose songs for girls. I have sung a song for Bhagat Singh, too, but nobody knows about it. I have sung about boys, but all of them are super-duper flop.”

― Yo Yo Honey Singh

“When I composed a song on Bhagat Singh, it flopped. But my other songs about partying and all that are superhits!”

― Yo Yo Honey Singh

“To be sincere, I’ve never been mad about what anyone thinks.”

― Yoel Romero

“I didn’t know much about golf growing up.”

― Yogi Berra

“The 1960s were about releasing ourselves from conventional society and freeing ourselves.”

― Yoko Ono

“The tabloids so easily throw people under the bus for a one-day sensation on the newsstand but sadly don’t care about the long-term damage it does to those involved.”

― Yolanda Hadid

“I am Afrikaans. It wasn’t ever something that I thought about.”

― Yolandi Visser

“I will not become analytical about my work.”

― Yorgos Lanthimos

“Yeah, it shouldn’t be an issue. Stories about women, about men, about homosexuals, about heterosexuals. We shouldn’t point at what it is.”

― Yorgos Lanthimos

“I learned about making films by going into advertising, making commercials.”

― Yorgos Lanthimos

“Around the age of 14, 15, I was in the studio, serious about it.”

― Young Buck

“I started rapping when I was about 12 or 13, just playing around with it.”

― Young Buck

“Music is all about leadership and there ain’t really a lot of leaders.”

― Young Jeezy

“If I’m not driving a Ferrari or a Lambo, I’m not gonna talk about it in my raps.”

― Young M.A

“What if Picasso had gone to the Moon? Or Andy Warhol or Michael Jackson or John Lennon? What about Coco Chanel? These are all artists that I adore.”

― Yusaku Maezawa

“Anyone in the world can relate to worries about clothing size.”

― Yusaku Maezawa

“The most dangerous thing about terrorism is the over-reaction to it.”

― Yuval Noah Harari

“I’m opinionated because I care so much about the music and the songs.”

― Zac Brown

“Don’t worry about what’s cool and what’s not cool. Authenticity is what’s cool.”

― Zac Posen

“Spontaneity is what travel is all about.”

― Zach Anner

“The city of Philadelphia is all about the underdog.”

― Zach Ertz

“I know everything about Michael Jordan.”

― Zach LaVine

“I can be such a Little Lord Fauntleroy about what I even audition for.”

― Zach Woods

“I don’t know anything about tech, but I do know something about slightly socially crippled and overly cerebral guys.”

― Zach Woods

“People profess to have certain political positions, but their conservatism or liberalism is really the least interesting thing about them.”

― Zadie Smith

“That’s the thing about fiction writers: what seems alarming or particular or perverse about them is simply the shape of their brain – they cannot be otherwise.”

― Zadie Smith

“What’s nice about concrete is that it looks unfinished.”

― Zaha Hadid

“People aren’t quiet about their experiences with ghosts anymore.”

― Zak Bagans

“Marvel’s storytelling is much wilder than ‘The OA’s,’ but no one talks about that.”

― Zal Batmanglij

“When I was about nine or 10, I was on a few random talent shows in shopping malls.”

― Zara Larsson

“I don’t think about the media.”

― Zara Phillips

“I’m not one to get involved with what anyone says about me.”

― Zayn Malik

“When I was a youngster, I might have been about 17 or 18 when I first started making beats.”

― Zaytoven

“Music is about feeling.”

― Zaytoven

“We all have the right to comment about each other.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“I talk about Beyonce too much. I am a diehard.”

― Zendaya

“I’m not Ang Lee who knows so much about western market and the taste of western audiences.”

― Zhang Yimou

“I’ve never read one book about my father.”

― Ziggy Marley

“I don’t like to talk about myself.”

― Zlatan Ibrahimovic

“I never was fanatical about films when I was younger.”

― Zoe Bell

“The thing about astroturfing is that it can be really believable.”

― Zoe Quinn

“As a 14-year-old with anxiety, to have read about that in a book would have helped me so much.”

― Zoe Sugg

“Romantic comedies are usually about when love works.”

― Zooey Deschanel
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