What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable and memorable?
Anyone who tells you they are doing it all perfectly is a liar.
Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don’t.
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations, can never effect a reform.
I’m happy if whatever I’ve done has raised the profile of skating and has maybe changed the stigma that skating is for outcasts, losers and whatnot.
Do I care that some guy sitting home, or some woman, saying, ‘I don’t care what investigators say, I still believe he’s a pedophile’? It’s as meaningful as a person sitting home saying, ‘I believe him, and he’s a wonderful person, and he’s gotten a raw deal.’ That and 15 cents gets me on the […]
It’s a ton of work to try to control the image and you can only do it so much, because people are gonna think whatever they think. But it has been so vitally important to have the image that I want, and try to be seen how I want to be seen.
Fools admire everything in an author of reputation. For my part, I read only to please myself. I like only that which serves my purpose.
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
After all, what does a politician have but his credibility?