When you're facing a different guy every at-bat, he's coming at you with his best stuff. There's no warm-up; there's no 'see a pitch.' You've got to be locked in from the very first pitch... The biggest thing is do your homework before the game starts.
The artist never really has any control over the impact of his work. If he starts thinking about the impact of his work, then he becomes a lesser artist.
When you start putting too much thought into it, the music starts getting too revealing. You don't need to know all my inner thoughts.
At 140, 150, that's when the car starts floating. At 160, that's when you start seeing dead relatives. At 180, it's, like, terrifying and exciting.
Effective preaching starts with loving the people we're preaching to.
When the movie starts playing on TV and DVD, that's when you really see what the movie is.
When I put something into motion, the creativity starts to make other people want to jump in, and then a lot of people get employed. I'm just like a shark, in that way. If I stop swimming, I'll die. But, it really is about that shared experience with people. I'm from theater, and that's really what theater feels like.
I thought I would be a dramatic actor - everyone starts that way.
I love new cities, and if I haven't travelled for a month, the need to go somewhere starts to gets under my skin.
My day typically starts with an early-morning walk through Central Park. It's a nice moment of calm before my routine starts.