"Organized labor, if they're doing a responsible job, is going to organize the pooling of small amounts of money to protect the interests of the people who are not rich."
"If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going to own it."
"I am encouraged that there's going to be much better dialogue between the federal government and the state of Arizona. I mean, I hope that's not wishful thinking."
"I think if I'm going to do a science fiction, I'm going to go down a new path that I want to do."
"Until we respect bin Laden, we are going to die in numbers that are probably unnecessary."
"Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that."
"Christmas can have a real melancholy aspect, 'cause it packages itself as this idea of perfect family cohesion and love, and you're always going to come up short when you measure your personal life against the idealized personal lives that are constantly thrust in our faces, primarily by TV commercials."
"Find your self-respect now. Don't dumb yourselves down. Think of yourself as capable and worthy of finding a guy who is going to respect you, too. It's so important, I mean, and the confidence you get from feeling smart and tackling something like mathematics, which is a challenge, right? Math is hard."
"It's become another dimension to who I am. I don't think Sports Illustrated is going to be wanting me. But who cares? I'm at a different place in my life."
"You can work really hard, but if you're not training in the right way you're not going to improve and get to the level that you want to."