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We’ve collected the best Ton Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Melissa Rosenberg, Jimmy Walker, Quincy Jones, Jake Tapper, Jay Roach. Use them as an inspiration.

With ‘Twilight,’ you have these massive tomes that you have to condense. With ‘Penoza,’ we had an eight episode Dutch series that, just for the pilot alone, I condensed three episodes. So, there’s a lot of filling in and a ton of invention that has to happen to fill out eight episodes.
I’m not going to say I know a ton about what I’m looking at, but I enjoy capturing the photos and the artistry of it. I’m getting better at it, and I’ll keep getting better.
I got in the school band and the school choir. It all hit me like a ton of bricks, everything just came out. I played percussion for a while, and stayed after school forever just tinkering around with different things, the clarinets and the violins.
Whenever journalism students ask me what they should be doing, I say that if you’re on social media, you should be following a ton of people that you don’t necessarily agree with just to get their perspectives.
I do love DVD and I’ve always taken them seriously. You know, on the Austin things, we really put a ton of work into them because there’s so much design involved. And in this one, we thought a lot about it and what could go in.
In general in comedy, there are fewer people making a ton of money and a lot more people making a living. For me, the goal is just being able to make exactly the show I wanted to make.
I just made random videos with my mom’s camera, before YouTube even started. It was just my family and friends in a few spoofs of scary movies and mock talk shows. And then I found out about YouTube so I posted a ton of those videos on there.
I guess you could say I fell into it. The main goal was to be successful and to make my family proud. Back then, MMA was just getting started, and there didn’t seem to be a ton of rules. It seemed pretty brutal, and I was still pretty focused on wrestling. But I decided to give it a shot.
I don’t eat a ton of pasta or bread. But I eat dessert almost every night, and I drink. You need a bit of balance, and I’ve found mine.
There’s definitely a luxury to the fluidity of not being a mega-star. I’ve done a ton of really, really odd, off-the-wall movies. There’s this movie I did called ‘Queens of Country’ a couple of summers ago that is so bananas, and if I was at a certain level, I probably would not have done that movie.
My mom made me read a ton of books, so I got good at words and understood the English language. So when I started rapping, words were something I knew. I learned how to manipulate them so that I could say whatever I wanted to say.
I think a kid from the inner city, if I had to recruit, is the ideal person for MMA. They’d be less likely to be affected by hard work. They’d be less likely to not appreciate something when someone is helping them out, because they probably don’t have a ton of stuff.
There is a lot of California in my… sound, and a ton of it is the laid-back nature of Southern Californians and the beach.
I think there’s a ton of carryover with the two sports, lacrosse and football.
As a teenager, I didn’t read a ton of teen fiction, and now I feel like I wish that I had.
I’m not a super nervous guy in general. I don’t live a ton of my life in my head.
When it came to eliciting a reaction from an audience, especially at the time, I think Ric Flair is the guy who is constantly up there. Especially when you talk about speaking with passion and being able to convey a ton of emotion with his words and his body language.
The Whole30 Diet has made a huge difference for me with my sweet tooth. The best part was it taught me that I can still be satisfied without having a ton of sugar in my diet.
But ‘Hey Dude’ was shot in Arizona, and that took me to the West Coast. We did 65 episodes. It was not a show that a ton of people saw, so it was like doing acting classes and getting paid for it. At that point I had the acting bug. So I went to L.A. to give it a try and never left.
Christine Taylor
I have a ton of cousins on my mom’s side of the family, and we would put on shows together all the time and put on costumes, and we even charged our parents money.
Maulik Pancholy
Michael Phelps truly has a ton of poker talent.
I try to have a very optimistic outlook on life. I try not to take anything too seriously. I try to – and I do – find a ton of joy and happiness in my life, and I think that helps you stay youthful.
It doesn’t bother me that people think that Blake Shelton made me go country, because I can understand it. My immediate past is pop-rock, and people don’t know a ton about me as a kid – yet. They will soon.
I didn’t have a ton of success as Justin Hawk Bradshaw, but it wasn’t a failure, either.
I told my mom for years that I wanted to be a manicurist, and she‘d always be like, ‘But what if you went to college and you got a degree?’ She’d try to explain how I could actually do a thing that would make me a ton of money, or that I didn’t have to just pick the business that was closest to our house.
When we’re in a peak, we make a ton of money, and as soon as we make a ton of money, we’re desperately looking for a way to spend it. And we diversify into areas that, frankly, we don’t know how to run very well.
One of the things I have learned is some of the most judgmental people have been other moms, and there have also been a ton of moms who have been very supportive and encouraging.
A lot of people are calling for Roger Goodell to resign, but it’s not our choice. And the fact of the matter is,he makes the NFL a ton of money. And that is the most important thing. We all know money is the bottom line.
Mitt has a ton of consultants, and not one of them thought he needed a credible answer on Bain or taxes?
Mark Steyn
As a kid, you don’t have a ton of spaces where you are honored, where what you think is honored and what you say is revered.
I ended up going to Furman. The campus was beautiful. It was, like, one of the top 10 college campuses on the planet. And they had dropped a ton of money into their psychology program, and I already knew that’s what I wanted to major in. I loved the people there; I very much felt at home.
I didn’t see a ton of movies growing up.
Kelly Preston
I’ll beat a bunch of good guys, and then I’ll get a ton of fans come up to me and go, ‘Do you think you can beat Conor McGregor?’ And I’m like, ‘Oh my God. You guys are disillusioned.’ They think because this man‘s popular he’s good.
When you come into a role, there seems to be just a ton of different places you can make an impact. But it’s critical in that first year to be seen to be a leader that can actually accomplish things and has a sense of priorities.
I don’t usually socialize a ton with other people when I’m at the racetrack.
To be able to have a professional 3-on-3 league and be a part of that, that’s been a ton of fun, ton of fun. The fans love it, the players love playing it, and it’s just a lot of fun to be around.
Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren’t so exciting.
I’ve always struggled a ton with my body image, and I wanted to help other people not feel so ashamed about themselves. It’s a completely unnecessary part of everyday life.
I wouldn’t recommend sports betting as a career. It requires a ton of effort and mastery of many different skills, and successful bettors are unwilling to teach you because you would be their competition.
I am not one of these people who spend a ton of time in front on my computer; I see it as very utilitarian.
Donny Deutsch
I always try to find things worth saying, things that are supposed to be said instead of being contrived. I do a ton of writing.
When my reading ability is sharp, I can dodge bullets, baby! I have no problem folding super-strong hands and that saves me a ton of chips.
I really find that when I get on an airplane, I never drink anything but water, and I drink a ton of it. I like to sit in the window, but I’m always climbing over people to go to the bathroom. I’m that seatmate. But ya gotta do it. All about the water.
Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year, over 26 billion tons. For each American, it’s about 20 tons. For people in poor countries, it’s less than one ton. It’s an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet. And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero.
The preseason games are always weird because you know you’re not going to play a ton, but you have to get ready like it’s a regular-season game. There can be pressure to go out there and do well.
I really like battle ropes. They’re so versatile; you can get a terrific workout doing a ton of different exercises with them. My clients like them because they’re a good way to get aggression out, too. Had a bad day? Take it out on the ropes!
I drink a ton of water a day and try to get as much sleep as possible. Sleep is the best way to restore your health. Never skip on sleep; it’s crazy important.
If the West Point class of 1915 is called ‘the class the stars fell on’ for the number of World War II generals it produced, my junior-high class of 1950 is the class a ton of bricks fell on from Hollywood‘s gut-wrenching portrayals of mother-love in ’40s-era movies.
I guess my first big break was getting the hit show ‘Cavemen’ on ABC. People made fun of it, but it was a huge opportunity for me and moved me out to L.A., where I learned a ton about acting and how much I didn’t want to be in makeup for four hours a day.
I grew up in a great neighborhood, and I remember that you just walked out the front door, and you had a ton of friends to hang out and play with.
I had glow in the dark bands made up and I’ve given away a ton of them.
April Winchell
Twitter may have a cute-sounding name, but it exists, it generates a ton of content, it implicates all types of people, and it has nuances that are important to get right. Hopefully, its careless rendering by sloppy journalists won’t lead to the dumbification of America.
A heart rate monitor is very important because every day is different. Sometimes you may have a ton of energy, and other days you may not, but you can hold yourself accountable for knowing how hard you’re working by having a very specific goal to work toward.
Basically I didn’t get a ton of attention as a kid. I guess that’s why I’m such a flashy lunatic.
While most vegetables are good sources of fiber, greens – especially the dark, leafy variety – are jam-packed with fiber and a ton of micronutrients.
All cars have a natural gait, a speed at which they’re happiest. The Corniche is perfect at around 65-70mph. I did a ton in it once, which was completely horrible. Apparently, it’ll reach 120mph, but not with me in it.
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
James A. Garfield
I always take working out seriously, but before a shoot I do extra sit ups and squats. I also eat more vegetables and drink a ton of water, because it really helps my skin glow.
I know it sounds weird, but the food that I eat, it doesn’t make a big difference, and it never has. So, I’ve saved a ton of money not buying a lot of alcohol, not going out to restaurants too much. So, I think it’s part of our culture, and it’s part of a social activity more than anything else.
I love the playfulness and braggadocio that accompanies a ton of rap music – that’s basically what makes up the foundation for most rappers. But there is nothingweirder‘ to me than someone who has never doubted themselves.
I watched a ton of cartoons growing up, but I don’t remember specifically what networks they were on, I’ll be honest. But I did like cartoons as a kid.
Maulik Pancholy
Oprah is wildly successful, and she’s a brilliant businesswoman. She’s also somebody who’s overcome a ton of demons in her own life, and that’s really what shaped her. I think the same could be said for me.
When I fly, I always drink a ton of water – no alcohol – and limit my food intake, which makes me feel best when I land. Otherwise, my body reacts to salty food and alcohol by puffing up immediately.
I came from a big family – two brothers and two sisters. So, there were always a ton of boys around and a ton of girls around. So, I grew up comfortable with both sexes.
I think I’ve just gotten really good at accessorizing personally. I’ve always been good at accessorizing other people, and intellectually, I’ve known how to accessorize, but I was pretty minimal personally – although I was wearing a ton of rings.
I contribute my best in my sport and I also have a ton of respect for myself and my family.
I had a ton of energy, ran around like crazy – more than a handful for my dad. I was crazy. Dad barely handled it. I was never diagnosed ADHD or anything like that, but I’m pretty sure I had it when I was younger. It’s the only thing that would explain me getting into trouble all the time.
I will make a ton of meat and fish and poultry on Sunday and then again on Wednesday. It’s not always easy to get protein if you don’t prepare in advance.
There are a ton of people doing great things every day, and you don’t hear about it!
Spencer Stone
Being a Muslim in America, I’ve noticed that there’s a ton of crossover between the Muslim community and geekdom.
You have to have a ton of passion for what you’re doing because being an entrepreneur is probably twice as hard as you think it’s going to be. The good news is that it’s probably twice as much fun when it’s going well.
I have that balance of having fun – because I can need to have a ton of fun – but also locking it in at times.
You guys have probably seen acai bowls on Instagram or at trendy coffee shops or wherever. They’re a great source of energy, nutrient-rich, and a good way to get a ton of fruit into your diet. Plus, they shake up the normal breakfast routine and are as easy as smoothies to make.
Anyone you give a ton of money to is going to go slightly crazy. I don’t think comedians are particularly special in that regard; they just are better or more vocal in their expressions of their craziness.
I’m a military brat, so I moved around a ton. When you’re making friends and you’re funny, it makes that easier.
When I was younger, on weekends, my mom would make us pancakes with our initials on them and then a tiny cup of coffee. I remember at 10 sneaking my own coffee and pouring a ton of sugar in and going up to the playroom and drinking it.
Coming out of Juilliard, I had a big head, and a lot of people wouldn’t want to be an assistant. But I am so fortunate, and I’ve learned a ton.
Bryan Cogman
Charles Oakley was the first professional athlete that I met, period. That meant a ton. It proved to me that if I worked hard enough, good things would happen.
We read the financial papers and there’s a ton of tech and media mergers and acquisitions we’re likely to take inspiration from.
The one thing I would say is, I do think women are evaluated differently than men. How we look, what is our age? Do you see a ton of 55-year-old women in sports television? No. But there are men in their 60s and 70s across many networks who are still in sports television.
Selling a band predicated on nothing is always an interesting proposition, and of course, the fact of the matter is that I really started out in music before I ever acted, and I’ve done a ton of singing.
There’s a lot of power in handwriting a note, and business travelers have a ton of time to do that when they’re sitting in airports or on flights.
Normally, if we’re staying in a town before a show, I’ll go to a barcade. Those are dive bars that have tons of arcades, since there aren’t a ton of arcades where kids can put quarters in games and actually have that kind of arcade experience.
Something that bothered people about ‘Dawson’s Creek‘ but as a writer, I kind of dug: writing those kids as though they were college grad students. It was fun and liberating and made for a true sort of writer’s show. It was a fun year for me, because I got to get out of debt with my first TV job, and I learned a ton.
I played a ton of Diablo’ as a teenager, so I’m used to the fact that I play a paladin – that’s just what I do, and I know what that means, to a degree.
I don’t get hit a ton on the button.
You know me, I’m not big into the numbers. I just like to go out there and have fun and have a ton of energy.
I watch reality TV, but unless you have been part of that crew, unless you’ve sort of been immersed in that culture in what’s happening, unless you have been in that concentrated moment, you wont believe it unless you’re there. And with ‘Ton of Cash‘ we just hope that we captured all of the best moments.
You wouldn’t think it would make a ton of sense, but I’ve been on Jeopardy! for over 20 years now, so it’s kind of like going home.
Brad Rutter
If you believe, as we believe, that diversity leads to better products, and we’re all about making products that enrich people’s lives, then you obviously put a ton of energy behind diversity the same way you would put a ton of energy behind anything else that is truly important.
We get a ton of email; everybody does now. It gives us a kind of a pulse that you can feel. We hear people saying, thank you for being fair, for being balanced.
The signing bonus is a ton of money, especially for a 21-year-old. But I’m not going to live off that money. At some point, I’m going to live off a college degree.
As far as the NFL experience, it’s difficult. It’s a ton of fun, but it’s difficult.
The fact is, there’s a ton of opportunities out there now for professional wrestlers which, when I was coming through, weren’t really there. The only game in town realistically was WWE, and it was very, very difficult to see yourself working anywhere outside of that.
My basics are black, white, or neutral, and I’ll wear a ton of jewelry or carry a brightly colored bag.
I’ve had a ton of fast-food jobs – it changes your approach to human interaction forever.
Rapping was a hobby; when I went to college, there were a ton of dudes rapping. I think that’s where I got my rapping chops up.
I don’t go on set with an army of people because the most expensive elements of a movie production are the plane tickets, the hotel rooms, food and gasoline. If you’re willing to discover new colleagues in the place that you are, you can save a ton of money.
There’s sacrifice involved. Either you’re going to work a lot and not get to spend time with your kid, or you’re going to spend a ton of time with your kid, and you’re sacrificing your career.
If the goal is to get the best artists, actors, and filmmakers in the world to create the best movies, Hollywood does a decent job. And I think no one would disagree with me that it also makes a ton of bad movies and employs a bunch of hacks.
I see a ton of theatre whenever I’m not working to stay inspired. I love feeling like I’m a part of the theatre community and following the work of actors and writers I admire. I’m a big reader, too.
I’m so happy to have been a part of that process and I would go straight back into the desert in a ton of chain mail for Ridley any day of the week. He’s an amazing director and I can’t wait to see the long version.
People think that once a band is ‘big’ that they make a ton of money, but that’s not true. It’s hard to make money. It’s financially a hard business until you hit gold. However, that only makes you strive toward your goal more and work harder because of it.
I’d done a ton of movies here in Hollywood, and I realized that every movie I’d done was somebody’s else’s work and someone else’s vision.
I lay my head down every night with a ton of gratitude.
I’ve seen my fair share of drama over the years of Children In Need. I had a close brush with mortality in 2009 when a chain collapsed from the studio rigging. I was in mid-spout to camera when I heard an enormous crash behind me – a ton of steel had come hurtling down and smashed to the ground a few feet away.
I tend not to have a ton of clients at any one time, but some pretty interesting ones.
I never walk into the studio and say, I’m going to write a song called… ‘X’ or called ‘Slow Me Down.’ I write a ton of lyrics, often the title is somewhere in those 10 pages of… I call it brain vomit. It’s kind of like whatever comes out of my head and I’m unabashedly just writing it down.
I didn’t want to miss that opportunity to be able to enjoy an afternoon fishing with my dad which is something we had done growing up a ton of times on Lake Michigan and it was funny that it kind of turned into an attention thing than I expected and even more than if I would have gone to the draft.
My eyes are so big that, weirdly, I feel like an alien if my eyelashes don’t match their intensity. I like to curl my lashes to the point where they’re sticking straight up and then put on a ton of mascara!
Slide decks are only as great as their giant, useless appendixes, so make sure yours has a ton of useless, not even remotely relevant slides in it. You’ll look like you really did your research.
Recycling, cutting back on driving, and changing out old light bulbs for energy-efficient ones might save half a ton of carbon a year. A household going car-free, flight-free, and vegan – changes impractical, if not outright impossible, for many families to make – might reduce emissions by four tons a year.
I don’t put a ton of time into my on-stage style, largely because I’m dumb about clothes. But I have friends who are very smart about clothes, and they teach me things. For the show, I’m mainly concerned with feeling comfortable, being able to jump around and get wild.
The analogy I use is that ‘World of Warcraft‘ is like going to the mall: you see a ton of people there, but you don’t really want to interact with them; you just want to know you’re part of the human race. And if you get in trouble, you’ll know someone else is there.
John Romero
We had a showing of Battlestar in LA last week. I walked out the door and there were 50 people. I signed a ton of autographs. Other actors walked away without signing. These are the fans. I guess it depends. on who you are.
Noah Hathaway
Cook what’s fresh for the day. When you’re using fresh fruits, vegetables, and foods, it’s easier to keep the weight off. And I eat whatever I want – just not a ton of it.
It’s that great feeling, like the first man on the moon, the first man to run a mile in under four minutes. And now, I’m the first to deadlift half a ton. It’s history, and I’m very proud to be a part of it.
Eddie Hall
Look, there might not be a whole lot of people that really can relate to being a fighter pilot. Let’s just be honest. But there’s a ton of people that can relate to being a mom, because I am doing it right along with them.
There’s always a ton of emotion coming from me, so I’m really excited to share it.
I think, in spring, we don’t want to wear makeup, we don’t want to wear a ton of clothes, we just want everything to be easier.
So, when you come down a big wave and everything’s perfect, you make it to the shoulder and you kick out. But, when you come down and it closes out or you fall on the way down, then this massive, basically like an avalanche. just lands on you and it feels like a ton of bricks.
Everybody on top has a ton of haters.
I can literally count on one and a half hands how many people in WWE treated me the same pre-Mark and post-Mark. Michelle McCool didn’t change, I’m still me. There were a ton of people that found out I was dating Mark and was like, ‘Oh, I better change my tune and be super nice.’
We like to create an atmosphere where people can try whatever they want and experiment. But ultimately people tend to fall on the script and there isn’t a ton of improvisation. There certainly are some improvised moments and we encourage that. If it’s better than what we wrote it’ll be in the movie and if not, it’s out.
I have a ton of guy friends who talk to me about their bodies, too. But boys are often left out of the body positivity conversation.
I love the Bosu ball. At least two or three times a week, I’m on the Bosu ball just doing a ton of balance work. It keeps my body in tip-top shape.
I go through phases of watching a ton of dance/performance, and I am bizarrely well-informed on the subject.
My mom is a beautiful, amazing woman. We didn’t have a ton of money growing up, and even, at one point, we were living on food stamps. But my mom still managed to make sure we ate healthy and were always fed nutritious meals!
I’ve been watching a ton of Ali Wong on Netflix. I love everything she does – there’s a fearlessness about her.
When I was younger, I would write a ton, mostly because my mom told me I had incredible creativity and a gift of using words, only these were words that didn’t get me in trouble.
You know, another thing people don’t realize is that there’s a ton of luck in ‘Jeopardy.’
Brad Rutter
We have not had a ton of innovation and marketing in the concert industry, much like the record industry. We have been a fairly old-school business compared to Coca-Cola and the big packaging/marketing companies.
When I was cast in ‘Batman v Superman,’ I was sent a huge stack of comics. They provided a ton of information about Cyborg and how he has evolved as a character over the years.
I grew up watching my older brother very closely who was a football player and a star in my hometown of Fremont, Ohio. My love of the game started early because of watching him. My neighborhood played a ton of football, pickup games outside in the backyards of the apartments where I grew up.
In the nineteenth century, in part because a ton of American men moved west, in part because of the Civil War, and in part because of trepidation about marriage, which was then a very confining institution, there was a big population of women – mostly middle-class white women on the East Coast – who didn’t marry.
MMA is not one of those up and down basketball seasons where you have a ton of games and you can still make the playoffs. It doesn’t work like that in MMA. You get a couple losses, you get washed up, you get the door slammed behind you and they bring in the next person behind you who is here to take your place.
Tennis is such a fun game. One of the things that I really like is that everything depends on you. Before certain matches, you might have those butterflies, but that’s the excitement. There’s a ton of emotion that you’re going through.
I haven‘t been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I’ve been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don’t blow money. I don’t have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I’ve already had that experience.
I don’t like to do material people have heard. Now, they like to hear material that they know, because that’s the stuff that made me famous, and, unfortunately, I don’t do a ton of it.
My grandfather was smart and had a whole lot of pride. He didn’t speak a terrible amount, but you could tell there was a ton on his mind – like a quiet acceptance of how life had turned out.
I feel very positive that someone told me if I get on television there would be limo rides. Definitely someone said I would be getting a ton of free stuff from companies that want me to be seen with their products. None of this happened.
I chose the most explosive dress I could find. I put a ton of makeup on and some great round earrings. I looked like Jennifer Jones in Duel in the Sun.
Victoria Abril
Cleveland, although I didn’t play a lot I really learned a ton in my year and a half of being there. I was really fortunate to be around some of the game’s best players.
There comes a time when you’ve toured a ton, and a time to be inspired again. Listen to awesome jazz records that are mellow with no words, and just sit there and read a book, or space out on your couch. And eventually, all that inspiration comes.
For me, ‘Room’ is an opportunity to relive an aspect of my childhood that I hadn’t put a ton of thought into.
The night of the WeeLC match was the biggest match of my career. That gave me a ton of amazing memories that will never be able to be taken from me.
I do most of my vocalsaside from a couple of little one-shot vocal samples. I record everything into the Saffire with an SM58 then scratch it with loads of plug-ins. I don’t do much vocoding to be honest. All my vocals are usually done with Melodyne and a ton of other plug-ins to make it sound weird.
The fact is, unlike a lot of writers, I credit the people who help me. A lot of writers out there have a ton of researchers and they don’t get credited in the book.
Speechless‘ is first and foremost a show about a family that doesn’t have a ton of money, but they move into a really crappy house in a really nice neighborhood so their kids can go to a nice school.
John Ross Bowie
When I was a kid, I really loved game shows. For whatever reason, I was fascinated with them and watched them a ton.
I think everyone can always improve, but listening to a ton of people all the time is not necessarily a good thing.
I enjoy acting, and it’s given me a ton of happiness and it’s affected my life and my family’s lives in ways that we just can’t imagine.
Jay Baruchel
I always stay positive if I can. I always stay upbeat and always have a ton of energy.
Zombies are a fairly new addition to the cannon of monsterdom. Really, the modern zombie goes back just to the ‘Night of the Living Dead.’ There’s a ton of material out there, but it seems like there’s not a lot of diversity out there.
Steve Hockensmith
Even in the ARCA race we have scheduled pit stops. You’re already rolling with everyone; you can’t lose any spots. But in the trucks, you can lose or gain a ton.
I stole a ton of film language from Steven Soderbergh and ‘The Limey.’ It’s the definition of elliptical. It was the first movie I remember that introduced me to storytelling that isn’t just one scene after another, and that things can be mixed up in the way that real experiences can.
I had a ton of animals; I had a goat growing up, a bunch of rabbits, a vegetable garden.
Kelli Williams
I was in, like, nine schools by ninth grade, so I moved a ton of times when I was younger.
Jessica Stroup
I don’t live life with a ton of regrets.
I just watched a ton of comedy and saw a ton of different styles, and eventually you think, ‘Oh, yeah, I could be like that.’
Somehow, someway, you get kind of labeled this guy who was in a Freddie Prinze Jr. movie too many. And Freddie Prinze Jr. – it’s not his fault, either – it’s just these are the things that happen. I’m not a George Clooney; I don’t have a ton of opportunities.
The deaf community and the hearing community, there’s not always a ton of interaction.
I do love the term ‘rocker.’ The word itself imbues a ton of imagery and romance. But I don’t think a rocker needs to have AC/DC and Metallica and the Black Keys rumbling through their car speakers speeding headlong into the night.
There are a ton of medical dramas out there dealing with life and death.
I finishedIce Age: Continental Drift‘ in 2012, and I’m living in my agent‘s guest bedroom in Los Angeles because you don’t make a ton of money writing an animated film. The movie makes a billion dollars, and you make ‘twelve cents.’
Jason Fuchs
I think in spring, we don’t want to wear makeup, we don’t want to wear a ton of clothes, we just want everything to be easier.
After I left ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ I got a ton of offers to play the goofy guy next door, and there were a couple of series that I was offered that turned out to be successful series, but it was too close to what I’d done on my series, and I was really glad I didn’t take it.
We moved around a ton when I was a kid. I think we lived in 9 different houses before I was 15 – we moved from the city back to the suburbs; different suburbs, different houses, all over the place.
There’s not a ton of roles out there for the insecure, loud Britney Spears type.
I really enjoy being behind the camera. A ton of projects I’ve done that are my most favorite projects would be where I actually executive produce and I’m behind the camera.
Once I changed my diet, I noticed I had a ton of energy – I was more lively and ready for the workouts; my body was better. I noticed it was definitely the stuff I was putting in my body that made me feel better.
Have I ever been to a party with a ton of famous people in it? Yes, several times, so I guess that’s a Hollywood lifestyle.
Playing in the OHL, people expect you to get a ton of points. When you go out and have a good game it’s almost like people expect that out of you.
I think Chrissy Teigen takes great care of her skin. And so does Hailey Baldwin. They don’t wear a ton of makeup. It’s nice to be confident without it. I admire that.
I don’t have a ton of talents. I’m not this conventionally attractive TV dude.
There aren’t a ton of trans people in general, so in any vocation there’s probably not going to be a ton of trans people. So I’ve been thinking about what me doing stand-up or me doing comedy means in terms of representation.
I’m a huge fan of the game. It’s beyond a fringe benefit of obviously getting to work at the league office. I watch a ton of games in person, on television, on all forms of new media I follow the league. And so it’s just beyond my wildest imaginations to me to now be the commissioner of the NBA.
Adam Silver
I’m at a slightly higher risk for type 2 diabetes, and my grandmother had diabetes. My hemoglobin a1c, which is one of the measures, started being a little high when I was drinking a ton of that coconut water.
For me there is so many factors in football, that’s why it’s the greatest team game. There are so many things that lead into having success, just like when you have a ton of success and when you have no success, it’s not just you.
My seventh-grade year, I played football. I was, like, 15 pounds overweight, so I had to lose a ton of weight. They put me at left tackle; they put me on the defensive line. I absolutely hated football. I didn’t want to play again. Eighth grade year, I didn’t play.
I want to see a ton more comedy for women.
I move around a lot. I’ve lived in a ton of different places – and only for a month or two at a time. I have a deep, rabid curiosity, so I like having a gypsy life.
There’s a lot of healing that needs to happen between the LGBT community and the cisgender heterosexual world. There’s a ton of misunderstanding.
At the beginning of the week, I roast a ton of vegetables so I can use them for the next few days. I also plan out meals in advance.
A blowtorch is a wonderful thing. You can get one of those for about 25 bucks at Home Depot. And there’s a ton of things that you can use a blowtorch for, in browning a steak or touching up the browning of a chicken or making creme brulee.
Growing up as a chubby kid with a ton of imaginary friends and a Cyndi Lauper obsession, I learned about rejection early on and was constantly trying to avoid it.
It’s not a ton of fun being a backup quarterback.
I was very immature – who isn’t at age 12? Let’s be real. Once I kind of figured myself out and grew as a person, I now have a ton of different friends and learned who I was.
I lived in Chicago in the early ’80s and did a ton of theater, and then Nick lived there in the ’90s and did a ton of theater. Then we both moved to L.A. and did a ton of television.
On the PGA Tour, guys finish in the top 10, make a ton of money and think they’re great players. In my era, you had to win. We didn’t settle for anything else.
Hale Irwin
When you do a first movie, you’re contractually supposed to do the second one and then you don’t do it, you become an executive producer. That’s why there are a ton of directors who have executive producer credits on other movies.
I don’t listen to a ton of rock music.
Black people who want to do comedy go into standup, where our heroes opened a lot of doors. Improv doesn’t have a ton of heroes that you can look to.
I learned that if you’re going to be a troublemaker, you don’t want a ton of witnesses, because there’s inevitable fallout from living like you’re in ‘Lord of the Flies.’
I have a lot of respect for the folks over at WWE, and I have a ton of respect for what they’ve accomplished within the industry.
I watch a ton of movies. Going way back, I like ‘The Godfather.’ ‘The Matrix‘ was one of my favorites – the first one; they got a little carried away after the first one. Those are two that stand out.
Sometimes you look at a movie and you can see that the actor or actress said, ‘I’m taking this onboard because I’m making a ton of money, and not because it’s going to be something special.’
Monetizing by creating more value for a Venmo user makes a ton of sense to me. But other forms of monetization that are more intrusive, like in advertising or something like that, the jury is really still out for me.
The thing about acting is everybody thinks you make a ton of money. And the money is good when you’re working. But you can go a long time between jobs.
I have a ton of Slipknot demos that I have at home. Maybe some day they’ll surface; maybe they’ll never be heard, but I don’t translate them to any other band: they still stay in the Slipknot safe. I won’t use them for anyone else besides Slipknot, if that ever happens again.
I’ve traveled to the most glamorous places in the world, the biggest capitals of culture, and I’ve traveled to the biggest fuddy-duddy, slum life nowheresvilles… so I’ve seen a ton of stuff. I’ve been physically attacked at a McDonald‘s in Perth, Australia, in full drag.
Working with John Stamos is a ton of fun. He’s just the biggest sweetheart – and he’s just still gorgeous as can be. Such a hottie!
When I’ve ridden in parades, I always throw to the kids, the elderly and anyone who is smiling and having a great time. I try to make eye contact with the person. If you catch a ton and a kid nearby hasn’t caught much, share.
I have a ton of appreciation for every snap I get to play this great game.
I’ve been exposed to a ton of ‘Magneto’ stories over the years, and they all influence me.
Forty freaked me out. I didn’t see it coming. My life was in a state of chaos – I was moving jobs and moving house – and it just hit me like a ton of bricks.
I was definitely a child of the ’80s. Cable TV was new. I watched a ton of movies and a ton of TV. HBO would show the same movies over and over again, so I’d watch the same movies over and over again.
That’s the neat thing about the Olympics – so many of these athletes, they don’t make a ton of money, they train for four years to compete, and they realize, ‘Look, this is a blessing that I have this chance to represent the United States of America.’
I have a ton of broken baby hairs in front. It just comes with the territory of being a soccer player.
Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away.
Harold S. Geneen
Hey, it’s tough not to have a ton of admiration for the fans of Baltimore. And, for it me, it’s because they are such a hard-working, blue-collar fan base that loves football.
I’ve met a ton of new people who have colitis or Crohn’s. Talking to them has been probably the most healing thing: to hear other people’s attitudes on how they deal with their disease and how they stay positive.
I remember recording with Johnny Sandlin at his place right outside Muscle Shoals and he turned me on to a lot of those musicians at an early age, like Roger Hawkins and David Hood and just a ton of great players.
I’ve never had a ton of money.
Scarlett Bordeaux
Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness… it gets your senses to be spot-on and it’s also a great way to take my mind off things.
Within Istanbul, there’s a ton of people who are totally hip – like, the hippest people you could ever meet.
I try to work out, but a lot of hotels don’t have gyms anymore, so I always try to find a local gym where there’s not a ton of ‘roid-heads, ’cause I can’t stand them. It’s tough.
I’m a voracious reader. I also have a ton of favorite TV shows I’m addicted to.
Zara Cox
‘Hey Dude’ was shot in Arizona, and that took me to the West Coast. We did 65 episodes. It was not a show that a ton of people saw, so it was like doing acting classes and getting paid for it. At that point I had the acting bug. So I went to L.A. to give it a try and never left.
Christine Taylor
There are a ton of qualities that can help you succeed, and the more carefully a quality has been studied, the more you know it’s worth your time and energy.
I felt a ton of pressure in ’08. A lot of great things were expected of me right out of the gate, and I brought some of that on myself with those great early results. But I wasn’t a good enough player to make a run every fourth or fifth tournament. I wasn’t as good a player as my ranking indicated.
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
I have a ton of respect for Fred Van Vleet.
There are always a ton of different people to learn from and people that are pushing me to get better.
There’s a ton of stories that can come out of L.A. I actually think that even though I enjoy being in New York more, I think that L.A. is a really fascinating place.
I’ve gotten a lot of messages from kids struggling with their identity and sexuality, whether it’s because they’re in a religious family or a small town or a sport that’s not very accepting. I’ve had a ton of outreach, and I’ve tried to get back to kids as best I could.
I never had a ton of male friends and it’s always been something that’s really interesting to me, what brings guys together? The bonding. ‘Old School‘ is a good example of that. And even ‘Starsky’ and even ‘Road Trip.’
In my church body, there is a ton of standing, sitting, and kneeling during worship. We’re always on the move, kneeling for the confession of sins, bowing toward the processional cross, and always standing at the mention of the Triune God.
My bag always weighs a ton. I carry my whole bathroom with me. You never know what’s going to happen in a day!
Swimming helps with recovery a ton.
There are a ton of A-list stars I’d love to dress – fashionistas like Keira Knightley and Scarlett Johansson. Also, Cate Blanchett would be fun and fabulous. My picks vary by the day and how I’m feeling. But, as a new, young designer, I’m open to working with everyone!
The column‘s worked out great for me. I’ve gotten a ton of ego satisfaction, had a lot of fun, won a batch of prizes and occasionally done some public good.
Allan Sloan
When I was coming up, I kept a ton of comic books, almost 300 comic books. Back in the day, they didn’t used to cost that much, so I used to keep ’em, collect ’em, trade ’em.
Michael Clarke Duncan
I think that there is a lot of people that miss what pro wrestling can give them too. I don’t watch a ton of it. I watch enough to see what is going on. I think it is also good to not be watching it because your ideas are your ideas.
I don’t spend a ton of time interacting, but I feel like I probably do more than most rappers/artists. I just find it interesting to be able to communicate with fans. It’s cool.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain – and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Every day, I feel different. Sometimes I don’t put on any makeup, and other times, I put on a ton.
Soup is really easy to make: you can take basil, celery, acorn squash and boil them and then put them in the blender with sea salt. It’s delicious and only takes about 15 minutes. You can make it the night before. It’s kind of like making baby puree, and there are a ton of super easy recipes.
I have a ton of Holocaust stuff, and some of it is really hard core.
What makes us really, truly successful over the long term has a ton to do with our social interactions and the influence we do or don’t have with other people.
I thought I would make so much money and be the next Ray Leonard. Maybe it was farfetched, but I thought I could be a megastar. I could fight, and I had a lot of crossover appeal that was necessary to promote myself. I thought I’d make a ton of money and live off of it the rest of my life.
I’m obsessed with music videos, and I just go on marathons of watching a ton of music videos.
When I first came into the league, I was in Tennessee and I had guys like Courtland Finnegan, Chris Hope, Michael Griffin – a ton of guys that were willing to pour into me and help me figure out how to be a pro, whether it was the defense, whether it was life off the field.
Little boys are a ton of fun.
One or two great lay downs per tournament will give you a few extra lives while a few well-timed bluffs will give you a ton of extra chips.
If anyone tells you it’s impossible to be fabulous and smart and make a ton of money using math, well, they can just get in line behind you – and kiss your math.
I’m enjoying watching my kids grow and play sports. That’s a ton of fun.
I don’t need to amass a ton of wealth for myself.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
Hector Hugh Munro
A ton of little girls I talk to, they want to be actresses or singers or models.
I watched a ton of films growing up, but in a haphazard way. There was nothing scholarly or focused about it.
A lot of the point mags are going out of business. They dropped the pay tremendously and it’s all because of the internet. I used to go out once a month to LA and shoot for one week. I’d make a ton of money then come back to New York and do whatever I wanted.
Richard Kern