I was at Columbia, I would ask questions,
find out what peoples jobs were. If
you put me in a hands-on situation, Im
gonna learn real fast. They didnt
realize the importance of the black market
and mix-tapes, so I used the connections
I made, and did what they werent doing.
And I had the worst deal, Ma, for like eight
enough in the beginning, I remember going
out with Schwimmer and people
came up to me and asked
me if he was on Friends.
we get comfortable as a company,
I like to push the boat out again. My wife
keeps saying, "Why?
Why? You're fifty.
Take it easy. Let's enjoy
it." But I'm in a fairly unique position.
Yesterday, the first of nine hundred new
trains arrived in the UK
and went into service. We are going to transform
Britain's rail system from the worst in
to the best.
If you can do a few things like that, when
the body gives out, you can say you've lived
If I put all my money
in the bank
and drink myself
in the Caribbean, I just think
that would be a waste of the fantastic position
I've found myself in.
in affairs always rate the MAN
whose services can be obtained as a partner
as not only the first consideration, but
such as to render the question
of his capital
scarcely worth considering, for such men
capital; while, without the special talent
required, capital soon takes wings.
of the success
was not to ask
What must I do for my employer?
but, What can I do?.
very much, there's no question.
there's any message to my work,
it is ultimately that it's OK to be different,
that it's good
to be different, that we should question
ourselves before we pass judgment on someone
who looks different, behaves different,
talks different, is a different color.
reading lots of books
and then called the United Nations and asked
if they could educate
me. The more I got involved, the more I
suddenly began to feel
useful as a human being and felt like I
was finally living as I should be.
else is the question
standards. Russian legislation allowed many
things that in the West were already considered
inappropriate. For example, our standards
on insider information
were completely different,
our standards of false advertising
were completely different, our standards
were completely different. I worked within
the standards that existed in Russia.
guess I can only speak
for myself and some of my friends.
But not having a huge grasp of your emotional,
ehm, whatever the word is, not being able
to, you know, articulate that... Ehm, I
think I've just answered
until you know
what you're talking about. That's why I
get uncomfortable with interviews. Reporters
me what I feel
China should do about Tibet. Who cares what
China should do? I'm a f---ing actor!
you ask me the question
of us being roommates in college
and there is plenty for us to think about
being fanatical about movies.
that there is a lesson
in everything that happens to us. So I tried
not to spend my time
"Why did this happen to me?" but
trying to figure out why I had chosen
this. That's the answer
you need. It's always a question of accepting
for your choices. Anytime you look outside
for answers, you're looking in the wrong
is rewarding and a lot of fun,
but it's not the most important
thing in my life
because I know
when this is all over, the Master
isn't going to ask
me how many things I owned or how many television
I did. I think the questions will be, What
did I do to make a difference?
Did I learn
to live with love in my heart?