Persecution produced its natural effect on them. It found them a sect; it made them a faction.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
I feel that if I am uncomfortable, it will show on my face.
My philosophy is, it's always very rewarding when you can make an audience laugh. I don't mind making fun of myself. I like self-deprecating comedy. But I'd like you to laugh with me occasionally, too.
It is more difficult to keep the attention of hearers than of readers.
I don't feel any pressure at all to go along with anybody. I feel pressure to do the right thing for U.S. markets and U.S. investors.
Working on the themes I was interested in, through the context of a particular family, was a very economical way of dealing with a lot of the issues I was concerned with.