When growing up, I saw segregation. I saw racial discrimination. I saw those signs that said white men, colored men. White women, colored women. White waiting. And I didn’t like it.
– John Lewis
I keep waiting for a paradigm shift to happen that will let network and studio execs see that sci-fi is the same as any other genre in terms of how you approach it – logically, character-based, with challenging ideas and forward thinking – but I worry that it might never happen in my lifetime.
– J. Michael Straczynski
We should have a path to legal status for the 12 million people that are here illegally. It means, come out from the shadows, pay a fine, earn legal status by working, by paying taxes, learning English. Not committing crimes and earn legal status where you’re not cutting in front of the line for people that are patiently waiting outside.
– Jeb Bush
Being on set is a hard thing. A lot of people are like, ‘Oh, you get to make a movie, and it’s all fun.’ But the reality is, it’s a lot of hours. It’s a lot of reshoots; it’s a lot of waiting. And you can become increasingly agitated by the amount of time that you are waiting. But that’s real.
– Jill Scott
I was gonna throw the first pitch at a Mets game, but there was a rain delay. So I’m waiting for it to stop, and the team’s manager, Willie Randolph, comes by. Now he’s already intimidating to begin with. But he comes over to me and says, ‘If you screw this up, they will boo you.’ And I said ‘Thanks.’
– Julia Stiles
There is nothing a worker resents more than to see some man taking his job. A factory can be closed down, its chimneys smokeless, waiting for the worker to come back to his job, and all will be peaceful. But the moment workers are imported, and the striker sees his own place usurped, there is bound to be trouble.
– Charles M. Schwab
I confess that I am a messy, disorganized and impatient reader: if the book doesn’t grab me in the first 40 pages, I abandon it. I have piles of half-read books waiting for me to get acute hepatitis or some other serious condition that would force me to rest so that I could read more.
– Isabel Allende