We’ve collected the best Express Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Jodie Comer, Sriram Raghavan, Divock Origi, Skylar Astin, Michael Giacchino. Use them as an inspiration.
I love songs but am inhibited to have my characters burst out to express themselves through songs. I use the route of using old songs at the right places.
In poetry you can express almost inexpressible feelings. You can express the pain of loss, you can express love. People always turn to poetry when someone they love dies, when they fall in love.
It is important to express oneself… provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience.
Now, I think that in acknowledging that every individual Member of Parliament and indeed every individual member of the Labour Party, has rights to express their view in a spirit of tolerance.
I’m sure there was some part of his soul was intrinsically happy, but he probably had to go through some permutations to really get that to blossom. I’m sure Dad had his challenges, but I think that joy was there from the beginning and he had to find a way to make his life support that and express that.
I don’t want to express alienation. It isn’t what I feel. I’m interested in various kinds of passionate engagement. All my work says be serious, be passionate, wake up.
Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.
Acting, for me, is exhausting. I’m always more energized by directing. It’s more intense to direct. I can pop in and express myself, then pop out again. It’s a huge passion for me.
The antagonisms between men and women express themselves in the most delicate phase of their life together – in their sexual relationship.
If you have a great idea, you should be able to communicate it as well. It’s like the sound of one hand clapping. You have a great idea but aren’t able to express it – well, how great was the idea?
It’s so hard to express yourself, because swimmers are pretty much paying attention to a black line for hours out of a day.
Music expresses – you express yourself with music.
I love songwriting. It’s second to my love for singing in how I express myself.
Freedom is what beauty feels like when it can most express itself.
Americans are a lot more open, of course. There’s something more declamatory in the way you express emotions. It’s a stereotype but it’s true. British people can appear repressed in expressing emotions. Not very good at self-evaluating, or affirming situations, touching, anything like that.
I think performance art comes from a simple place of wanting to express things beyond just sound.
I just think that it’s strong and it’s important that we recognize what the Christmas season is about; it’s about the birth of our Savior, and there’s a lot of pressure today to be politically correct, but people are realizing, too, that you have to be open to express your faith what you want believe.
Originally, technology was pretty clearly on the side of introversion. It allowed introverts to connect with people, to express their ideas in a less stimulating way: you’re sitting alone behind a computer. But I’m starting to think that the pressure to self-present constantly online is becoming so extreme.
I want to express the utmost intensity of the color, bring out the quality, make it expressive.
For me, I am still very happy to be able to do stage design as it’s an opportunity to express the extreme.
These happy endings all express the weak and sly promise that the world is not rotten and out of joint but meaningful and ultimately in excellent condition.
The Gold Rush and the Pony Express made Sacramento a substantial place in terms of enterprise.
The restaurants express the spirit of the chef, the spirit of the city, the country.
I just think that I’m a person who’s trying to find the truth and express it as I, you know, get the opportunity.
I don’t think acting is something words can express. It’s just a feeling.
Our gratitude to the American people is immense and we should never be embarrassed to express it.
A kind of racism still exists in the United States, and Islamophobia is a more convenient way to express that sentiment. There has also been an attempt to paint Muslims as enemies of the United States.
We all know that being able to express deep emotion can literally save a person’s life, and suppressing emotion can kill you both spiritually and physically.
Religious representations are collective representations which express collective realities.
The dedication of the United States Air Force, Special Forces, and others involved in the mission to tracking down terrorists can not be matched. We express our gratitude to these men and women who defend the freedom America represents.
Sometimes you get submerged by emotion. I think it’s very important to express it – which doesn’t necessarily mean hitting someone.
True Americanism is practical idealism. Its aims, instead of being materialistic and mechanical, are idealistic to the point of being Utopian. In this way, the U.S. can provide and express ideals that strike a chord in humans everywhere – a declaration of independence on behalf of all the peoples of the world.
I’m part of the consumer culture… I’m just using the space I am given to express something that is out of the space so I’m part of the consumer system but I’m advocating stepping out. Which is a contradiction but I could be part of he consumer system and say, ‘let’s consume even more.’
I wouldn’t express anything without being very thoughtful.
If you want to express yourself, it is difficult to be by yourself. You must have people around you who understand the same music. It is like being the chef d’orchestra. They need you, but you need them desperately.
Dance is not endangered – it will always find a way to express itself.
Chinese citizens have never had the right to really express their opinions; in the constitution it says you can, but in the real world it is more dangerous. In the west people think it’s a right they’re born with. Here it’s a right given by the government, and one that’s not really practised.
I believe that women should live for love, for motherhood and for intellect, and I believe we shouldn’t have to choose. And I believe that’s always been difficult for women, to express themselves intellectually, maternally, and passionately.
The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.
We all need ways to express ourselves, and poetry is one of mine.
Getting up and having the courage to share with people, all people, and even just being asked to sing, first of all, that’s all part of how I express my identity.
I want everyone to express themselves in a unique way.
There’s just a lot of stuff that really moves me, and I don’t know how to express it, and I just want to try to do the best I can and surround myself with good people who don’t invalidate me.
When I’m not working out, it’s important to me to express the creative, girly side of my personality.
I think if I were to express my wish, it would be that we are more regionally self-reliant. And I don’t mean people being survivalists, I mean regionally self-reliant. So that you have these individual cells. The idea of having different solutions in different areas, so that we have a very robust, durable civilization.
To me, the job of the artist is to provide a useful and intelligent vocabulary for the world to be able to articulate feelings they experience everyday, and otherwise wouldn’t have the means to express in a meaningful and useful way.
If you express yourself too much, you’re considered weak.
It’s hard to be creative and to see your potential when you’ve not even got ground zero, when you’ve not even got the foundations to be able to express yourself.
I wanted to do my part to help preserve that golden age of travel… I step aboard The Patron Tequila Express railcar, and I go back in time to the days when a long journey was something fun and very special.
One of the great things about being recognized is that you receive this feedback from people. It is easy to see how sincere people are. It’s nothing fake or jive. They’re giving sincere appreciation. And it’s not that easy to express.
For me, poetry was… the fastest way to express what I was feeling, what I was going through.
If you express yourself too much. you’re overacting; if you underplay it too much, it can come across as wooden.
I grew up under a dictatorship. I knew what it meant for people to not have the ability to freely express themselves.
We needed something to express our joy, our beauty, our power. And the rainbow did that.
American cinema tends to express a patriotic relationship to national identity on a regular basis.
Women are a little more assertive in terms of our ability to express our feelings when we fall in love.
When people express opinions that differ from yours, take it as a chance to grow. Seek to understand over being understood. Be curious, not defensive. The only way to disarm another human being is by listening.
It’s a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it’s unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it’s really fantastic.
I believe that the best way to help people understand the world is to provide them with opportunities to actively explore, experiment, and express themselves.
The Igbo used to say that they built their own gods. They would come together as a community, and they would express a wish. And their wish would then be brought to a priest, who would find a ritual object, and the appropriate sacrifices would be made, and the shrine would be built for the god.
I can’t tell you the thrill and joy of when I was cast in my first Broadway show. Granted, it was ‘Starlight Express’ and it was exhausting, but it was my first time on Broadway, and there was nothing like it.
In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men.
I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you’re trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you.
I’m just so very lucky to be able to do what I do for a living, and giving back is a way for me to express my gratitude. I’m so lucky to be in a position to help people, and that’s appealing to me.
The best thing is being able to perform in front of people and to express my feelings, whatever they may be at the time. Just to be able to make the world a happier place to be.
When people in stadiums do the Wave, it’s the group-mind collective organism spontaneously organizing itself to express an emotion, pass time, and reflect the joy of seeing the rhythms of many as one, a visual rhyming or music in which everyone senses where the motion is going.
I think the American people should express their preferences, and we’ll accept their choice.
It is really hard to completely re-learn how to express yourself without using words. When you take away speech, you have to re-invent the way you express yourself. You have to exaggerate your body language and your facial expressions.
Unfortunately, our history has abundant examples of patriotism being used to hurt those who express views in disagreement with that of the majority.
I’m always trying to find optimistic ways to express myself.
Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.
Not all paintings are abstract; they’re not all Jackson Pollock. There’s value in a photograph of a man alone on a boat at sea, and there is value in painting of a man alone on a boat at sea. In the painting, the painting has more freedom to express an idea, more latitude in being able to elicit certain emotion.
Interestingly, I matured as a musician and as an artist before I matured as a man. What I mean by that is, I was ready to be completely vulnerable and honest with myself and unapologetic when it comes to how I express myself in my medium. But I wasn’t as secure in doing that when it came to just being myself.
I’m not afraid to lose my job, and when you’re not afraid, you don’t feel any pressures. You are not too worried; you can express yourself in a different way. It makes you better, I think.
Be an advocate for your loved ones in the hospital. Ask tough questions of your local hospital and health system about preparedness for the likeliest emergencies, and express your views on how medical resources should be allocated in case they ever fall short.
I’m not passive aggressive. If something bothers me, I think about it, then I act on it. I express it.
Secretly, I’m in awe of Broadway performers. I would love to perform at that level. I love the exchange with the audience. I love being able to sing and dance to express your emotions and the community and friendships that are formed when working on a theater piece.
Art is about expressing the true nature of the human spirit in whatever way one wishes to express it. If it is honest, it is beautiful. If it is not honest, it is obvious.
I have no words to express and completely speechless to talk about him. I am a big fan of Vidyut.
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
The first trip of the Pony Express was made in ten days – an average of two hundred miles a day. But we soon began stretching our riders and making better time.
One time, on Marine One, the president asked me my opinion. I had a flashback to being at the kitchen table with my dad. That dominant male figure set me up for being confident to express myself with precision and persuasion.
My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.
I think the biggest reason I was able to express myself and not be intimidated was by not having a mother. For example, mothers teach you manners. And I absolutely did not learn any of those rules and regulations.
I’m trying to use the language of today to express a general existential crisis that I think the world and I are going through.
When I do a movie, I have the script. I know how it begins and how it ends. I know what my character does and where he’s going. If I have ideas I want to express or changes I want to make, there’s one guy: the director. It’s different in television.
That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.
When people express what is most important to them, it often comes out in cliches. That doesn’t make them laughable; it’s something tender about them. As though in struggling to reach what’s most personal about them they could only come up with what’s most public.
I love fashion, and that’s how I express myself.
There’s a lot of rage… you have to express it somehow. If I didn’t express it in song, I’d become incredibly violent.
I very rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express it in words afterwards.
Sometimes I get a little confused because with dancing I can express my emotions with my body. With acting you have to do it with your face and your expressions, and then with animated shows you have to use your voice and use your inflections. So it’s definitely a challenge to transfer from each genre of entertainment.
For whatever reason, not all people are born with the particular gift of being able to express ourselves through music. And, believe me, it is a gift.
No ideas and the ability to express them – that’s a journalist.
I want authenticity, I don’t want players to make a show. I want players to be able to be themselves on court and express all kinds of emotions.
I’ve never really played golf. With the sax, I learned technique well enough so that it feels like part of my body, and I just express myself. That’s where I want to get in golf.
One thing I think is that comics are really good at expressing emotion. I think there’s a way that comics characters can be drawn not-realistically, but the emotional reality is still very sincere. So you can have these exaggerations that express inner emotion through physical appearance.
Every man must have the right fearlessly to think independently and express his opinion about what he knows, what he has personally thought about and experienced, and not merely to express with slightly different variations the opinion which has been inculcated in him.
I don’t know the law, the kind of law of quantity and quality, but I think the opportunity of people being able to express themselves and to have the means of production is a great thing. It’s also changing how we’re telling stories.
If atheism is to be used to express the state of mind in which God is identified with the unknowable, and theology is pronounced to be a collection of meaningless words about unintelligible chimeras, then I have no doubt, and I think few people doubt.
I’ve been reading poetry publicly for 20 years, and this is what you do – you express, you sometimes dig a bit to get a conversation started. That’s the point of poetry. You’re supposed to go, ‘Hmmmm,’ and ‘Woooh!’
We can raise our sights high when we’re willing to break free from being conformists who live a conventional life simply because we are too afraid to express our uniqueness.
Since my subjects have always been my sensations, my states of mind and the profound reactions that life has been producing in me, I have frequently objectified all this in figures of myself, which were the most sincere and real thing that I could do in order to express what I felt inside and outside of myself.
I want to express myself in a different way. I have a performing inclination.
At Casablanca we did ‘Midnight Express,’ ‘Flashdance,’ and ‘The Deep.’ My willingness for risk has always been my strength.
We are hopeful that President Obama, in his State of the Union Address, will express a willingness to work with Republicans to enact all of these jobs bills.
Perfect partners don’t exist. Perfect conditions exist for a limited time in which partnerships express themselves best.
My lyrics come from my experiences growing up in life, trying to find out and express who I am. That’s basically it. I’m not trying to be a prophet or anything like that. I’m just reflecting on life.
Now that the there is a path for the people of Puerto Rico to express their self-determination on Puerto Rico‘s political status, there are some who seek to block that path.
My job is usually to express emotion as freely as possible.
I personally do not listen to a lot of music. It helps keep my mind free. I don’t want to sound like someone else from the get-go. I want to express myself and the world in my head.
When I hear someone, instantaneously, I’m like, ‘Who’s singing?’ You’re giving people so much of yourself, and my voice is the most natural, distinctive tool I have. It’s up to me to express myself on a wider scale than just writing vocal melodies and lyrics.
There are essentially two main reasons to hold a phone up at a show. First, to capture a memory for yourself, a reminder of the moment you’re enjoying. And second, to share that moment with someone – to express your emotions socially. Both seem perfectly legitimate to me.
A Shakespeare could have arisen only on English soil. In the same way, your great dramatists and poets express the nature and essence of the Norwegian people, but they also express that which is universally valid for all mankind.
People of faith should be able to have confidence in their right to freely express and live their beliefs.
I express myself through clothes, but clothes don’t define me.
Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.
But most people don’t come up to me and express a lot of emotion.
I just express myself in any way I feel is appropriate at the moment.
‘Painting like a child’ isn’t a negative for me… it’s something only great artists can really achieve. The childlike quality of some of Picasso‘s drawings is precisely what makes them so masterful and extraordinary; the ability to express complete visions, feelings and portraits through a continuous line.
When I started studying acting in New York, I didn’t plan to be an action hero. I just wanted to learn acting because I felt it was something I needed to try to do for myself, to express something, my inner pain, or something I couldn’t get out.
I have a tendency to really stuff things. I don’t really express, you know? Like, express certain feelings and stuff.
When I rap, I get to express myself in a way where putting words together is like poetry, and sometimes it’s better to talk in certain expressions than sing, you know? So I love, I love to rhyme when I want to express certain things.
You can even express movies and poetry using video games. For those reasons, I’ve decided to create stories through video games.
I think that music, being an expression of the human heart, or of the human being itself, does express just what is happening – the whole of human experience at the particular time that it is being expressed.
Maybe clothes are a form of creative expression for me. An outlet. Because I don’t get to express myself creatively through my official duties.
I think there are a whole host of things that are civil rights, and then there are other things – such as traditional marriage – that, I think, express a community’s concern and regard for a particular institution.
Look at YouTube, how many talented people there are. It’s a whole new world of how to express yourself. I don’t know how to work that world, but take advantage of it.
Fiscal conservatism is just an easy way to express something that is a bit more difficult, which is that the size and scope of government, and really the size and scope of politics in our lives, has grown uncomfortable, unwieldy, intrusive and inefficient.
I first wrote for adults, but when I started writing for young people, it was the most creative and liberating experience of my life. I was able to express my own deepest feelings far more than I ever could when writing for adults.
I don’t want to express my opinion about actual politics, because if I do, I have to be responsible for my decision.
Those old Appalachian singers use a falsetto sometimes. They can change their voices to sound high or low or really scratchy. When you’re singing, usually you’re trying to express some kind of pain or joy. I think that voice allows me to do a lot more of that.
I think fashion is the best value way, the most affordable way in the 21st century, that men and women can express their personality.
Some things can be perfectly expressed by sound alone and images would only be disturbing. Other times, sound would be possible, but visuals are much stronger and closer to what I want to express and then again, they sometimes overlap perfectly.
It is a great honor for me to be able to express my sincere gratitude to the Nobel Foundation.
Freedom of speech is, to all Americans, as oxygen is to the human condition. It is a right that has been irreversibly programmed into our hard drive. We are free to speak our minds. An artist’s right to express him or herself as best suits their art, is the artist’s prerogative and it is guaranteed.
The freedom to express yourself without fear – that perhaps is something we in the U.S. take for granted. It’s almost inconceivable to think we would be afraid to express our opinions or thoughts, but that’s not true for all parts of the world now, and certainly not before World War II.
My favorite song that I wrote is ‘Love Line.’ This was my first song that I wrote lyrics for, and I really wanted to express the feeling when you’re in love and hoping the other person feels the same way.
Demands for solidarity can quickly turn into demands for groupthink, making it difficult to express nuance.
Freedom of speech means freedom for those who you despise, and freedom to express the most despicable views. It also means that the government cannot pick and choose which expressions to authorize and which to prevent.
Fashion is chaotic, and it can be an aggravation, too, but it is at its best when it allows you to express yourself.
I can get where some scientists would say comedians are crazy. What you have to understand: A lot of comedians are dealing with a dark passion. A lot of these are guys coming from a tumultuous life, including myself. Some people need outlets, a way to express yourself.
I grew up dancing, so that was always my first dream. But I also have a passion for acting. I would love to step inside of a character and be somebody that I’m not, because I feel like it just gives me an outlet to express myself without being me.
I think I’m a humanist. I believe all humans should have equal rights to live, express, flourish, love and dissent, irrespective of their gender, caste, class, socio-economic strata, disabilities, political stance, religion or faith.
A painter, who finds no satisfaction in mere representation, however artistic, in his longing to express his inner life, cannot but envy the ease with which music, the most non-material of the arts today, achieves this end. He naturally seeks to apply the methods of music to his own art.
Not all actresses know how to express their looks, I think. For me, it’s an on-again, off-again thing. I’m still struggling.
My mother at a young age put me in bilingual, so my strength is really more in Spanish. Even though I live and I was born and raised in the States, you know, in the Bronx, in Spanish I get my point across. And when I’m writing music, when I’m doing music, it’s easier for me, and I know exactly how to express myself.
I love fashion as much as I love basketball! It is a great joy for me to express myself through designing my own collection.
Hospitality is present when something happens for you. It is absent when something happens to you. Those two simple prepositions – for and to – express it all.
We want to open digg up to just about anyone and everyone that wants to express their interest in any type of news story or Web content.
It’s so great to be able to express the friendship between men.
Britain‘s a funny place and there’s a lot of funny people coming out of there and a lot of people are finding mediums to express themselves.
It has been my experience that work on the screen clarifies stage portrayals and vice versa. You learn to make your face express more in making movies, and in working for the theater you have a sense of greater freedom.
It gets crazy in my mind sometimes but the reason why I like to express so much positivity on my Twitter is because I think we all are battling evil thoughts. I think it’s important to not ignore them but to try to understand where they are coming from and get through them instead of suppressing them.
The crucial thing is to arouse the awareness that as a matter of human conscience we can never permit the people of any country to fall victim to nuclear weapons, and for each individual to express their refusal to continue living in the shadow of the threat they pose.
I support any procedure that allows photographers to express themselves, whether that involves color, black and white, platinum, palladium and digital technology.
That’s one of the lucky things about getting the success later on. I know how I want to dress, I know what kind of house I want to live in, I just know more about myself, and that’s true about the roles I want to play and what parts of myself I want to express. You’re just more in touch with yourself.
When I write songs, when I sing songs, I don’t have anybody in mind. I’m just trying to express what I think people are feeling.
I enjoyed making people laugh. I discovered that I loved that power over them. On stage, I felt I could really express who I was for the first time.
Music is an expression of individuality; it’s how you see the world. All art is, for that matter. You take how you experience the world, interpret it, and send it out there – express it – whether it’s sculpture, dance or singing.
The Soviet Union had only one party. You couldn’t express yourself freely; you couldn’t admit belief in God. And yet this terrible regime understood that human beings have to express themselves, through music, even at a bad level. All kids studied music automatically, just as they did maths or languages or sport.
I am a huge fashion fan. It’s a really cool way to express yourself.
On the stage, the characters express themselves more through words than images. So the arguments of the characters and the tension between characters – words have to be used to express that, and I love that about theater.
The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
I am quite quiet: I don’t feel as though I have to express myself with words too often. Maybe I should do more.
Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure.
To express to you in mere words, our personal feelings on this occasion you must know to be impossible, and particularly so for one who normally has to describe only things outside himself.
It’s fun to be sarcastic, but now I’m able to express myself in a way that’s much more sincere.
In London I feel free; nobody bothers anyone and everyone is free to express themselves.
I think they saw me as something like a deliverer, a way out. My means of expression, my music, was a way in which a lot of people wished they could express themselves and couldn’t.
Most women don’t play like guys do: they don’t wrestle, fight, get into brawls. They don’t know how to express themselves in a physical, active way.
You have to learn to express differently. Whenever I do TV or film, I ask if I can see the shot to see, to see if it’s full body or a close-up. That helps me understand how to communicate.
I want, through my roles, to express the parts in the hearts of Chinese women that they feel unable to let out.
I really understand what that process is all about and how important it is, especially with young folk and creative folk that love looking for some platform that makes it easier for them to express themselves.
It’s technically extremely difficult to get down what you really mean, not what you think you mean, or what you think sounds good, but what’s really there, what you really have to express, in words that somehow convey that meaning in an approximate way.
I’m a firm believer in karma. By doing good, good things eventually find you. I don’t have an American Express Black Card, but I like to think that I would if I could fill it with karma points.
Sick children, if not too shy to speak, will always express this wish. They invariably prefer a story to be told to them, rather than read to them.
My job is to express myself.
I’m very conscious of developing my singing, technically and stylistically. I want it to become more individual, express more of me. That’s my goal. These songs are steps along that way.
Folk songs express the dreams and prayers and hopes of the working people.
It’s important to me that I should be free to express myself.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Arts education is a big part of building a 21st century creative mind, and I think that we have let way too many kids lose their way by not drawing in their young minds with music, dance, painting and the other various ways we can express those things we do not have words for.
I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.
Anything you can do to express yourself is a form of art. That’s why I love my craft so much. I always wanted to play other artists. If I can’t play an instrument, then I want to play a character that can. There is an artist behind everything, and I think that’s beautiful.
Singing allowed me to express myself in ways that I wouldn’t be able to do otherwise.
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
I cannot express to you how grateful I am that I am a Christian. Before I was a Christian, I went through a time in my life where I just didn’t know why I was alive.
My morning rituals are typical. I wake up yearning for a few extra moments of rest. I express gratitude to a higher power for the breath in my body and the blessings in my life. I shower. I dress. I eat breakfast. I exchange laughter and words with my beloveds, embracing each other as we say our daily goodbyes.
There was a Russian director named Elem Klimov, who did his films during the communist days. They were constantly struggling with the authorities and to be allowed to express themselves. But he did one of the best war movies I’ve ever seen – it’s called ‘Come and See.’
I make my music to express everything I feel is necessary to communicate at a given time. Through music, I can express myself with statements that are more nuanced and more contradictory than factual details.
In life, you should be allowed to express yourself. People are happier like this.
Over the years, I have been asked to play these sort of scary frenetic characters that express their emotions physically.
Most politicians aren’t allowed to express themselves any more.
I just wanted to have fun for myself – I felt I had a lot to say, and I realized that I missed having a magazine as a place to express my ideas. The Times column is a place for me to unload those perceptions.
I express things through characters because I have a fear that my own voice is irritating because that’s been said to me.
We should all have the opportunity to express what we want to express.
Emotions often must be portrayed from an inner feeling, of course, but I had a double advantage because I was learning to direct my as-yet expressionless feelings as well as gaining an ability to express emotion by a very conscious manipulation of my muscles.
My goal is to live the truly religious life and express it through my music. If you can live it, there’s no problem about the music, because it’s part of the whole thing.
Without moral progress, stimulated by faith in God, immorality in all its forms will proliferate and strangle goodness and human decency. Mankind will not be able to fully express the potential nobility of the human soul unless faith in God is strengthened.
When I got into music, I wanted to learn guitar just enough to be able to write songs. I wanted to be able to express myself.
I play with language a great deal in my poems, and I enjoy that. I try to condense language, that is, I try to express complicated but I hope real emotions as simply as possible. But that doesn’t mean the poems are simple, just that they are as truthful as I can make them.
The thing that I think is the most important is taking moments to express your appreciation to your partner. A thank you or a quick kiss can go a long way toward affirming your relationship and commitment to each other. That’s not hard to do even when you’re juggling insane careers and three kids.
Manga, as a medium, is very different from cinema. Its creators are free to express themselves with harsh, cruel stories, and they enjoy vast distribution throughout Japan.
I have a lot of variety within me, and the dream role, I think, is actually a compilation of parts that express different aspects of my persona and personal interests.
Over and over again, I’m trying to express or communicate these big and small struggles to the world, and really to myself.
What do you say when someone has truly inspired you? How do you express to an artist how deeply their work has affected you?
I just try really hard to be me, and sometimes that means I’m unfiltered. I try to give people myself because I think making a great product is being in touch with how you feel about things and being able to express things. I really hope I can stay in touch with how I feel about things and I’m able to express that.
I allowed Rick Santorum to express views and ideas that the American people never would have had expressed.
All beauty is truth, and all truth is compassionate. Few know that; fewer still can express it.
There was probably something as a child I wanted to express, something unsaid that I needed to share.
It’s a blessing as an artist to express myself – whether that be via dance, via song or via speech – in so many different ways.
When I grew up in the ’60s, we were actually dominated by this, you know, sort of conforming ’50s culture, even though we were like trying to express our own culture, like, the dominant culture was the thing that was forming us. And I think that that’s true today.
The first memory I have was my sisters dancing to the radio when they played records by Benny Goodman and Harry James and of the sort. But the record that got me was a record by Derek Sampson, who was a young guy, called ‘Boogie Express,’ and it was boogie-woogie. Really, it was on fire, and that got me.
What drew me to politics in the first place was the fact that I wanted to have a place to take a stand and use my voice to express what I believed in. But I’ve no longer got any political aspirations. I feel that as a politician, fifty per cent of people would hate you before you even left the house.
I’m putting everything on the line in being able to express myself in a different way than rappers normally do. They might say, ‘It’s rap’ or ‘It’s R&B,’ but I’m stepping outside the box and making music for me and making music for the fans to understand me. I’m going the extra distance to be able to come across different.
Possible ideas and thoughts are vast in number. A distinct word for every distinct idea and thought would require a vast vocabulary. The problem in language is to express many ideas and thoughts with comparatively few words.
If I’m feeling something, I have a lot of different ways to express it, you know? I can write an article about it. I can write a screenplay about it. I can act in someone’s thing.
I like listening to people talk about things that they love. They get to express things they don’t normally get to express.
Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly.
It was a really interesting time in New York in the late 70s and early 80s, and the music scene was really, really interesting because you didn’t have to be a virtuoso to make music, it was more about your desire to express things.
It is hard to imagine an area in which Congress has more express constitutional authority to act than in protecting the right of minorities to vote.
In case anyone needs reminding, it was the relentless drive of the tourism industry and kowtowing State Department bureaucrats that led to the Bush-era Visa Express Program, which relaxed visa policies, eliminated in-person consulate interviews and opened the door to the 9/11 hijackers.
Nobody can teach what is inside a person; it has to be discovered for oneself and a way must be found to express it.
When I hear people express extreme optimism about the Internet, I say, we’ve had it in mature form for about ten years. Macroeconomically speaking, those are about the worst 10 years we’ve had since about the 1930s. I don’t blame the Internet for that – that would be ridiculous.
Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation’s Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America’s flag and the ideals it represents.
The truth is, it’s easier for me to write than talk… to express the state I’m in at any time.
Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must seek new literary influences; he will have different emotions to express.
I thoroughly enjoyed working on Enemy of the State. Tony Scott is an important director, and has an amazing ability to express himself, and he doesn’t do it in musical terms, he does it in emotional terms. I got along really well with him.
Cynthia’s lyrics always expressed the feelings people felt but they couldn’t express themselves.
Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant.
‘,Alive’ stems from emotional growth and contentment. Before writing the song, I was swimming in a pool of hurt, guilt and spiritual discomfort. Instead of drowning, I decided to embrace these feelings and express gratitude for the lessons learned. With this new-found sense of life, I am stronger and happier than ever.
On principle, I always support the opinion of a population who express themselves through a referendum.
There are really two core principles at play here. There’s giving people a voice so that people can express their opinions. Then, there’s keeping the community safe, which I think is really important. We’re not gonna let people plan violence or attack each other or do bad things.
We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers.
I’m a passionate individual, and sometimes when I have strong feelings about a subject, I feel the need to express myself.
Being German, I think we don’t really express a lot of things.
Verse in itself does not constitute poetry. Verse is only an elegant vestment for a beautiful form. Poetry can express itself in prose, but it does so more perfectly under the grace and majesty of verse. It is poetry of soul that inspires noble sentiments and noble actions as well as noble writings.
When I won the Emmy, the profound sense of gratitude when my name was said I cannot express enough. It was one of the most beautiful moments, hands down, of my life.
I think politicians should express their faith. I have never adhered to the Blair view that we don’t do God, indeed I’m not sure that Blair does.
The best way to express rhythm is music.
Expressions of disapproval are on a level of vulgarity that cannot be tolerated. The way to express disapproval is to do without applause.
Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.
There’s a desire in me to express something – to match what I hear in my head.
Excitement was plentiful during my two years’ service as a Pony Express rider.
I think, first of all, you need to love what you’re doing, and then this helps in the comedian for its part in everything-but the moment you enjoy what you’re doing, you try to express yourself, to find your way, and every time is different, of course.
I don’t intentionally make my films with the express goal of surprising the viewer.
A fight can express things people might not be able to say with words.
In acting class, you’re trained to express yourself as much as you can.
I still take photographs for my own use, personal studies. I do not feel that I can fully express my views through the medium and this is why I have moved towards painting.
In many ways, the young are more religiously minded than the older generations. I think it’s the flip side of an age of individualism. Youngsters are not afraid to tell you what they think, to express their faith and be quite exuberant about it.
My job is to just express something that I want to express. And if I’m ahead or behind the curve, that’s for others to decide.
I don’t keep a journal anymore. I did when I was younger, and I think its good for young girls to try and express what they are feeling on paper; it’s cathartic.
With the sax, I learned technique well enough so that it feels like part of my body, and I just express myself. That’s where I want to get in golf.
I have become a marketing tool and I feel very uncomfortable with that. There’s no space for me to express myself.
Art is a way to express yourself and through that you can escape a bad situation.
I was very shy and I was very introverted as a kid, but whenever I set foot on stage, I kind of opened up, and I think a lot of kids need an outlet to express their creativity. And a lot of kids are scared to do that if there’s not a safe environment for that.
It’s up to us to take pop culture back and to express quality and dignity for both boys and girls.
Being able to express yourself is one of the hardest things in the world.
I think being an actress is more how to cope with the fact that you can’t do anything else than to express a talent. It’s a way of being untalented for anything.
I acted professionally for about eight years, and I was writing all that time but never showed anybody any of it. There just came a point after those eight years when I thought, ‘There’s a lot I can do with acting – there are a lot of things I can express and do creatively, but there are also limitations.’
Monarchists frequently declare that without the royal family, Britain would be ‘nothing.’ What a woeful lack of love for one’s country such statements express.
Russians have a new freedom, but as long as they don’t express that freedom on a public platform.
When I create a song, I immediately think about what I’m going to wear when I perform that song. I think about the music video treatment and about how I’m going to look on stage when I perform the record. The connection is so obvious that it’s a single package. An outfit, to me, is almost a tool to express the music.
As Secretary of Housing, I do have to express alarm, signal the alarm if you will, that the potential for homelessness to grow is there.
I thought ‘Pineapple Express’ was hilarious.
Maybe it has something to do with turning 30. I don’t feel as shy or nervous or self-conscious. I have more confidence that I can handle what life brings me. I don’t feel scared to have an idea and express it.
I had learning disabilities, and I couldn’t express myself in the written word.
The proof that God has revealed himself to man by special and express communications, and that Christianity constitutes that revelation, is no part of these inquiries.
So I went to Chicago in 1940, I think, ’41, and the photographs that I made there, aside from fashion, were things that I was trying to express in a social conscious way.
It’s almost better most times to not talk in a scene. I think you can actually express a lot more without words.
I feel, as an artist, I should be able to express who I am and the things I come from, and the places I want to also be.
Everything I do tries to do the same thing, which is to express things that are hard to express, hidden things.
I’ve always loved music, very simply, as a vehicle to express myself and that hasn’t changed.
I always felt like I needed to act. Not that I wanted to act, but I needed to. And I still feel that same way. There’s an expression that I get to have in acting that I can’t consciously express in my life. It has always defined me and it always will.
Women inspire me. Women in the airports, around the country in different cities, destinations around the world, inspire me with the way they express their individuality. I love watching women and discovering all the ways each person uses a color, pattern, a style, even a lipstick color. I’m a people watcher.
Ever since I can remember, I drew, and visual arts have been my main way to express myself. I like dancing, although I’ve never done that very seriously. It’s something I’d like to explore more.
Hate is only a form love that hasn’t found a way to express itself logically.
There’s a way to express femininity and independence and strength without going for hanging fruit.
Research universities need excellent means to communicate and express their results to regular people.
I don’t care about making anything new. I make music to express an emotion, and if the emotion is nostalgic, so be it.
There’s this large trend – I think the next trend in the Web, sort of Web 2.0 – which is to have users really express, offer, and market their own content, their own persona, their identity.
The upside to anger? Getting it out of your system. You got to express your anger. Then you have room for more positive things. If I hold something in a long time, and then I speak it, it’s amazing how the light shines so much brighter.
Everyone needs a creative outlet to express themselves, and the arts in school provides that.
I never felt any attraction towards violence. I never tried to express myself through violence. Violence is a language.
We have been terrorised by what happened in America and we express our condolences to the American people who suffered from this unexpected catastrophe and a new world war.
I think we run into issues when our online brands are not rooted in who we are, and I think we need to have explicit discussions with ourselves about who we want to be, what we want to represent, and how we want to express that.
The dominant invades the entire picture, as it were. In this way I seek to individualize the color, because I have come to believe that there is a living world of each color and I express these worlds.
I choose to express myself.
I get along very well with Paul Ryan personally. We have very deep differences on policy issues. But we express them civilly.
If Congress does its job in this regard, the residents of Puerto Rico will be empowered to act in their own self-interest and express their future political status aspirations accordingly.
I don’t know why femininity should be associated with weakness. Women should be free to express who they are without thinking, ‘I need to act like a man, or I need to tone it down to be successful.’ That’s a very good way to keep women down.
Sometimes, the fact that you’re a footballer makes you think that racism can’t happen to you because you bring that passion and you express a lot of things. When it happened to me, I couldn’t believe it, and in that moment, I decided to walk off the pitch.
I’m free from holding personal anger because I can express what I want through my music.
Having the opportunity to express myself through music has been extremely cathartic for me my entire life.
Everybody’s entitled to think whatever they want and to express that, but my personal day-to-day experience does not come into contact with any of those people.
I have a desire that I want to make people feel happy through my music. I’m always trying to find optimistic ways to express myself.
I would say that my idea of style and my taste are the same as when I began: They express my deep appreciation of all that is simple and linear… I always want to keep up with the times but without altering the essential characteristics of my philosophy.
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
As an actor, you express certain things because they need to be expressed, and then you don’t really feel a need to do it again. I want to feel something else, you know?
I knew I wanted to write on religious themes when I was a GI in World War II. I saw and experienced so much violence that I thought I could express my outrage best with music.
Dance is a great way to express yourself.
I know how fiction matters to me, because if I want to express myself, I have to make up a story. Some people call it imagination. To me, it’s not imagination. It’s just a way of watching.
If you want to read and you want to draw, that helps you to express yourself.
It is safe to make a choice of your thoughts, scarcely ever safe to express them all.
People can express themselves better with images than just text, so they communicate more this way.
For me, the importance in learning about the dance is using it as a voice. It’s not about a step, it’s about a way to express oneself.
I look pretty nondescript. I don’t go out of my way to… I don’t express my personality with my clothes, with my car or my, you know, house. I express with my personality; so as far as what I wear – I don’t really care about that.
Initially, I started writing music because I wanted to express my thoughts and get what was going on in my head out to the world.
If there’s one theme in all my work, it’s about authenticity and self-expression. It’s the idea that some things are, in some real sense, really you – or express what you and others aren’t.
Pat O’Brien knows nothing. He’s on the Hell express.
The way I process things, they way I express myself, is in comics, just as poets process things that they are trying to understand.
We’re living at a time where if you do a Google search for a ‘show, review and network,’ you’ll get ‘The New York Times‘ and Pete Billingsley from a town you’ve never heard of on the same results page. It’s kind of democratizing the process so that everyone has access to a distribution system to express themselves.
But the basic difficulty still remains: It is the expansion of Federal power, about which I wish to express my alarm. How easily we embrace such business.
As an actor and a writer, the anxiety about doing TV is that you start to feel like you get married to one tone or one kind of idea and you feel like you want to be able to express a lot of different things.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
I think it’s an okay thing to express yourself.
Sometimes when I see a performance that really takes me, I struggle. How can I express this to this person, I want this person to know how I felt. I want to get this across, and it’s not very easy.
The roles that have come into my life have taught me – and in that time period maybe I didn’t even know it, but whatever came up or whatever it is that you have to express at that time, has benefitted me in a particular way.
If there’s any place where you would express your deepest doubts, it would be church.
I would like to express the thoughts of a man who, having finally penetrated the partitions and ceilings of little countries, little coteries, little sects, rises above all these categories and finds himself a child and citizen of the Earth.
As a working-class actor, leaving school with no qualifications, being a printer and then becoming an actor and then working with people who to a certain extent had had a leg up. I never had that advantage. It’s less an artistic need to express myself and more a need to prove myself.
I’m able to sometimes express things even more articulately on the piano than I am with singing.
The two genres that probably take the most flack in literature – they are young adult and romance right now. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that these are genres that provide places for women to express desire and love for adventure, for the opportunity to be placed to heroic roles.
It is better not to express what one means than to express what one does not mean.
This is the power of fashion: the capability of allowing people to express themselves.
I don’t express a lot of things that I feel; I kind of register things.
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
What the people are within, the buildings express without.
It’s only when an artist becomes a master that they are fully able to express themselves.
Westminster politics is very unattractive, and people are channelling political energy into more inward questioning – there are a lot of musicians whose songs are all about feeling, and it’s almost like that’s the only safe place to express yourself.
Everyone is allowed to be vulnerable. I think women and men and dogs and cats and ants and aliens can all express themselves and be vulnerable.
Acting had been a hobby that turned into a career, the directing was a hobby that turned into a career, and music just really allowed me to find another way to express myself. I started playing bass in November 1996, and by June 1998 I was doing my first live show.
The fact that our government is using instruments of government like the IRS to punish its opponents, this is not the kind of thing that is a Democrat or a Republican issue. This is an American issue… A lot of people do not feel free to express themselves.
My personal feelings are my personal feelings. I don’t want to express them with anyone except for a very few people. It doesn’t do any good. It really doesn’t.
I wanted to do journalism, as I was an idealist. Then, in my second year of journalism, I realized that in real life, things don’t work the way you expect them to. I realized that I could express my ideas better through films.
The news that comes out of Pakistan is always geared toward terrorism and fundamentalism. But when you give people freedom of expression and the freedom to go out and be social and to express themselves, you will see a change. I see that coming about in my country.
Some days, I’ll be very down and out, but you won’t be able to tell, really, because I don’t express that side of myself on social media. That’s the side of myself that I express through music.
Well, we were originally called Huey Lewis and the American Express. But on the eve of the release of our first record, our record label, Chrysalis Records was afraid that we’d be sued by American Express.
I’m encouraging other people, whether they’re professionals or not, to use their creativity to express themselves, to get a conversation going, to get the party started, really.
There are no words to adequately express my gratitude to the people.
In a perfect world, I would be a painter. I love working with my hands. I don’t get to do it as much as I like, but I am finding a way to make more time as life goes on because it’s a really great outlet for me to express myself.
At 6 years old, the ice became a place for me to express myself. Because I was so shy off the ice, it became my safe haven, with music and freedom and self-expression. That was my emotional outlet.
In playing, I suppose my greatest gift was to express the way I felt or the willingness to express myself.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
I quote others only in order the better to express myself.
People often express surprise that I’m not a psychopath. But it’s not about what I want to do to other people, it’s that I’m scared of what other people might do to me.
Fashion is a way you can express yourself, so it’s good stuff, you know?
The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
When a performance isn’t working, it’s usually because the actor is trying to do something and they’re not able to express their idea very well. It’s a muddled expression.
The goal for me has always been to learn how to express myself in radio and to have fun doing it and work with whatever contingencies arise.
Believe in yourself, and find ways to express yourself, and find the discipline to keep growing.
It’s not the physical location of birth that defines citizenship, but whether your parents are citizens, and the express or implied consent to jurisdiction of the sovereign.
Words are not even within me. They’re not in my vocabulary to really express the kind of feeling that I had.
The value of a scientific publication goes beyond this simple benefit, of all relevant information appearing, unambiguously, in one place. It’s also a way to communicate your ideas to your scientific peers, and invite them to express an informed view.
The football field was a place where I could express myself and just be me. Play the game as well as you can and that’s what you’re judged on. Not the colour of your skin, or your beliefs, or the conversation you have around racism.
As artists, we thrive when we can express our comfort and our discomfort. If a certain scene is really challenging for us, if we’re in an environment where we feel safe, we’re able to do our work.
You have to open your mind. I like the ability to express myself in a deep way. It’s the closest music to our humanity – it’s like a folk music that rises up out of a culture.
My drawing skills probably froze around when I was 18… Now I’m more interested in the story, how the drawings, the layout can help express the stories and communicate them.
The Polar Express is about faith, and the power of imagination to sustain faith. It’s also about the desire to reside in a world where magic can happen, the kind of world we all believed in as children, but one that disappears as we grow older.
As an artist, you have to express yourself. I make no excuses for my versatility. I grew up singing classical arias, but I love rock n’ roll and jazz standards.
World War II affected the male population in a very detrimental way. They were happy to be home, happy to be alive, happy they won, but they could not express to anybody the horror they had been through.
Language is wild – you can’t fence it or tell it what to do – and it’s the same with people. Even under the worst excesses of Stalinism or consumerism, the human spirit will still express itself.
I like people and get along, and I’m afraid to express my anger and my rage.
My biggest thing has always been privacy. With an interview such as this where the questions are about me, I struggle to express myself. I have an immediate answer in my head of what I’d say, but sometimes I feel that it would be too honest. So these wheels of censorship start going around my head.
When I was younger, my mother and I, we’d have these crazy, crazy fights. Everyone would storm out mad, and the only way that I’d be able to express myself was to write her. We would write letters back and forth for days. When I’m writing, I feel uninterrupted. I write what I’m going through and how I see it.
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
It may be that that we can sing what we often cannot say, whether it be from shyness, fear, lack of the right words or the passion or dramatic gift to express them. More souls have rallied to more causes by the strains of music than by straining rhetoric.
I need to just be myself, express myself.
I love fashion and there is no easier way to express yourself than through the clothes you wear.
The greatest service that can be offered to children who show personality traits or inclinations that might not be understood by the adults around them is to allow them to express their own unique humanity.
Technology will never last if it ignores human beings’ basic instinct to express and discover through expression.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
Motivation is just this potion to create stuff, a compulsion to express the truth of my own experiences in this life.
When you’re choosing furniture for your home that’s supposed to express who you are, what you are also saying is you want other people to infer what you want them to infer. What if they see something different? Wouldn’t it be really depressing if you’re trying to be bohemian and instead they see you as Rush Limbaugh?
When I have a lot of emotion going on, I’ll write. I write letters to my family, my boyfriend, anyone I’m trying to get my point across to. It’s easier for me to express myself.
Language… has created the word ‘loneliness‘ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude‘ to express the glory of being alone.
It is not that the French are not profound, but they all express themselves so well that we are led to take their geese for swans.
This business switching styles can’t be done honestly by one man. As soon as he can play his instrument well, he can express himself, and all his life he has only one self.
I design things to help people to hopefully express their personality.
Individuals have the right to pick and choose which expressions to condemn, which to praise and which to say nothing about. Governments, however, must remain neutral as to the content of expression. And governments must protect the rights of all to express even the most despicable of views.
I want to encourage students during school hours to express their views, to discuss their views in the classroom or the playground.
There’s something known as the Uncanny Valley where things look a little too real and you’re not quite sure what you’re looking at. It becomes weird like it did in ‘The Polar Express,’ where the eyes seem so realistic, and yet you know it’s animated.
Only he, who penetrates into the depth of the game, can express his personality in it.
Fashion is a great thing, it’s a way to express who you are.
It is from him, from Beolco Ruzzante, that I’ve learned to free myself from conventional literary writing and to express myself with words that you can chew, with unusual sounds, with various techniques of rhythm and breathing, even with the rambling nonsense-speech of the ‘grammelot.’
The problem with me is, I guess, the way I express myself, you have to be with me 50 years before you can get a sense of what I’m talking about.
You can’t be a minority in this society without having someone express disapproval about affirmative action.
I relieved my loneliness with movies and books, and I had a strong desire to express what I felt through acting.
Now, what we are not talking about, what you’re really coming to, is what compromises one makes so that the listener understands somewhat of what you’re doing, what you’re trying to express.
I understand why people went nuts for ‘The Artist.’ We use words so much, it’s nice to be able to explore a different way of communication, to be able to express silently what someone – or something – is thinking or feeling.
I always had music growing up, but music was also like a journal. It was like my personal diary or personal journal. A lot of the things I couldn’t express to an individual, I would express them in my music.
I’m voraciously looking to express myself in my work. I love my work.
Education in British schools isn’t good enough. It’s not remotely imaginative enough. It lets down too many children, excluding them from society, and, as I’ve often said, people who are excluded from society tend to express themselves in ways not acceptable to society.
Growing up with three boys in a heavily male-dominated world, I especially needed to express myself as a woman.
You can always draw as well as you know how to. I flatter myself that I feel more than I express on canvas; but I know that is not so.
You’ve got to be who you are. You’ve got to be honest with people. If your views change on something, you’ve got to be willing to express it.
It has always appeared to me, that there is so much to be done in this world, that all self-inflicted suffering which cannot be turned to good account for others, is a loss – a loss, if you may so express it, to the spiritual world.
All human beings are very creative – full of potential, full of energy… So, money kind of allows them to express it… And if you’re successful, you can take more money. You can expand your capacity, reach next level of capacity, and so on.
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
You’ve got to express yourself in life, and it’s better out than in. What you reveal, you heal.
When you’re young you don’t know anything, but you have lot of energy to express yourself. So you make a lot of mistakes and you stumble, but you also get a lot of truth from within.
There’s kind of a gift in being gay because, if you come out, you’re forced to express yourself.
I think I’ve grown a lot in the last few years, and I needed to express myself as an artist on this. It wasn’t necessarily about going in and making an album chocked full of hit singles… there were a lot of things I did out of the joy and the want to do it.
To me, that’s what music entails. It’s freedom, it’s having the undeniable confidence to express yourself in a way that you know is right.
We have to express ourselves in the most true and authentic way.
These are hallowed moments, when every American has reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn.
I don’t have the words to express my gratitude to Zidane.
I am here on Earth to express myself, and the many media of art are my magic carpets that allow me the freedom to do so.