What led me to be an actor is that I have a strange something in me that can drastically change the way I appear to the world. Growing up, I couldn't understand why people would always have different ideas of me – but because of that I became of how you can manipulate your own ability to change. And then I learned to make a career of it.

It is no secret that Washington, D.C., is a tempest of people and institutions relentlessly seeking power over the lives of everyday Americans.

Scott Pruitt

I'm a little bit of a control freak.

Harlan Coben

The passion and knowledge of as storytelling is incredibly infectious.

Tom McCarthy

There's nothing like reading about a world that feels dead to throw your own beautiful, colorful life into sharp relief.

Ally Condie

The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

Quentin Crisp