"No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent."
"The world isn't going backward, if you can just stay young enough to remember what it was really like when you were really young."
"I firmly believe that unless one has tasted the bitter pill of failure, one cannot aspire enough for success."
"There is not enough funding for basic sciences in India. We have to invest in a big way, and I am pushing that idea."
"Why do we take pleasure in gruesome death, neatly packaged as a puzzle to which we may find a satisfactory solution through clues - or if we are not clever enough, have it revealed by the all-powerful tale-teller at the end of the book? It is something to do with being reduced to, and comforted by, playing by the rules."
"I think it is important for readers to know that it is possible to bring intellectualism and idealism to the White House and still be political enough to advance an agenda."
"If the role is challenging enough, I don't see why I shouldn't play an older man or a father figure. It is not about playing what you are in real life. We are called actors for a reason!"
"The word thank you ain't enough. You've got to show it, so just go out there and play at a higher level, and instead of saying thank you, show it."
"I've got leverage on a guy that's 6-6, and I'm strong enough to push 600-plus pounds off on a double-team."
"2009 was crazy enough! I can't believe I worked with Jeremy Irons, Joan Allen, Marsha Mason, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury, Jack O'Brien and Trevor Nunn in the same 12 months."