Quotations on Martin

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Leo couldn't deliver Mr. Martin Scorsese his Oscar with 'The Aviator', but I will go on record to say I will do so in 'The Departed'.
- Anthony Anderson
(Keywords: Martin, Will)

If anyone asks me about the George Martin years I usually say I group all of that stuff together as the single greatest experience but I wasn't scared I was just really looking forward to it.
- Gerry Beckley
(Keywords: Experience, Martin, Years)

I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that. Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me. It was another world completely. But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears. I thought they would really work with my bare head.Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it.
- Cate Blanchett
(Keywords: Education, Work, Thought, Being, Martin, World)

I was a child when the March on Washington led by Martin Luther King occurred, and I wanted to hear what was going on. I wanted to be a part of it. I wanted to contribute in the best way I possibly could.
- Andre Braugher
(Keywords: March, Martin, Washington)

The original Dean Martin Comedy Hour handed me some hysterical sketches. I've got highlights on tons of these variety shows, given to me by their great writers. I'd love to be doing all that again.
- Ruth Buzzi
(Keywords: Love, Comedy, Martin, Variety, Writers)

One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr., President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Career, Day, Martin, President)

I suppose my little Martin acoustic guitar is quickly becoming a prize possession. It's a lovely guitar. I bought it at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 2001 before I had cleaned up.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Folk, Guitar, Martin, Possession)

To come in and win three races already this year and maybe set a record by winning four is pretty unique. But guys like Mark Martin, Rusty Wallace and these guys are not wanting that to happen.
- Dale Earnhardt
(Keywords: Winning, Martin, Pretty)

A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King or Mahatma Gandhi to come back - but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you.
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Keywords: People, Martin, Waiting)

Martin Luther King said, and it is sadly still true, that one of the most segregated times in America is the hour of worship.
- Barney Frank
(Keywords: America, Martin, Worship)

Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep his memory alive.
- Morgan Freeman
(Keywords: Peace, Civil rights, Martin, Memory, Will)

In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song.
- Peter Gallagher
(Keywords: Family, Friends, Martin, Singing, Song)

Around 5th and 6th grade I thought Dean Martin was the coolest guy in the world; he was a great singer, had his own television show and acted in movies.
- Peter Gallagher
(Keywords: Movies, Thought, Martin, Television, World)

If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it.
- David Horowitz
(Keywords: Birthday, Time, Congress, Holiday, Martin, Years)

Martin Luther King took us to the mountain top: I want to take us to the bank.
- Don King
(Keywords: Martin, Want)

When I was teaching in the 1960s in Boston, there was a great deal of hope in the air. Martin Luther King Jr. was alive, Malcolm X was alive; great, great leaders were emerging from the southern freedom movement.
- Jonathan Kozol
(Keywords: Hope, Boston, Freedom, Leaders, Martin, Teaching)

The greatest difference between now and 1964, when I began teaching, is that public policy has pretty much eradicated the dream of Martin Luther King.
- Jonathan Kozol
(Keywords: Policy, Dream, Difference, Martin, Now, Pretty, Public, Public policy, Teaching)

When I played Dean Martin, he was dead when we made the movie but there would have been nothing better than to spend a week with Dean Martin if I could have.
- Joe Mantegna
(Keywords: Martin, Nothing)

A man should be rugged like Steve McQueen; the way he stands, like he's ready for something. Or he should be a man of the world like Dean Martin.
- Maureen McCormick
(Keywords: Man, Martin, World)

We didn't know anything about comedy duos - Abbot and Costello, Martin and Lewis - we didn't know anything about that. Kim Fields showed us a tape of Martin and Lewis and their old shows and they come through the curtain so we started doing research on them.
- Kel Mitchell
(Keywords: Comedy, Martin, Old, Research)

Martin guitars have now brought out, you know, on a more traditional level, the Stephen Stills' model of Martin guitars. It's beautiful. I just went inside. I bought one immediately.
- Graham Nash
(Keywords: Martin, Now)

There's an institution here called the National Sound Archive, and there's a character who works there, Paul Wilson. He takes a very special interest in the history of the music and advised Martin Davidson of the existence of these tapes.
- Evan Parker
(Keywords: History, Music, Character, Existence, Interest, Martin, Sound)

What I've always said is that I'm opposed to institutional racism, and I would've, had I've been alive at the time, I think, had the courage to march with Martin Luther King to overturn institutional racism, and I see no place in our society for institutional racism.
- Rand Paul
(Keywords: Society, Time, Courage, March, Martin, Racism)

Chris Martin's a good friend of mine. I'm actually Apple's godfather. He's an old friend and we've been mates for quite a few years now.
- Simon Pegg
(Keywords: Friend, Martin, Now, Old, Years)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice.
- Mark Pryor
(Keywords: Equality, Time, Courage, Compassion, Day, Democracy, Honor, Justice, Martin, Nation, Nonviolence)

Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.
- Adam Schiff
(Keywords: Dream, Opportunity, Progress, America, Martin, Nation)

Martin Luther King Jr., recognized bias when he saw it, knew what he was talking about.
- Jack Schwartz
(Keywords: Martin, Talking)

Steve Martin is such an exquisite and precise writer. Everything is so clear; it's like a bell. He says what he means and says it so beautifully.
- Jason Schwartzman
(Keywords: Martin, Writer)

I always tell people that to be the funny person in a Steve Martin movie is like getting a call that Keith Moon wants you to play drums on his record. He should be playing drums on his record.
- Jason Schwartzman
(Keywords: Funny, People, Martin, Moon, Play)

I see the Ricky Martin thing, and everything is like, just packaged for this moment. Where are they going to be 10 years, 20 years from now?
- Ronnie Spector
(Keywords: Martin, Now, Years)

The Supreme Court ruled that disabled golfer Casey Martin has a legal right to ride in a golf cart between shots at PGA Tour events. Man, the next thing you know, they're going to have some guy carry his clubs around for him.
- Jon Stewart
(Keywords: Legal, Court, Events, Golf, Man, Martin, Right)

Martin Luther King Jr. really understood the role of the churches when he said, 'The church is not meant to be the master of the state.' We don't sort of take power and grab the levers of government and impose our agenda down people's throats.
- Jim Wallis
(Keywords: Government, Power, People, Church, Churches, Martin, State)

I think it's a good thing for a president or political leaders to want to put their values or their faith into action. Desmond Tutu did that in South Africa. Martin Luther King Jr. did that here. This is a good thing.
- Jim Wallis
(Keywords: Faith, Action, Values, Leaders, Martin, Political leaders, President, Want)

One of the greatest men to ever walk this land was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His life exemplified unity by bringing people together for the good of all. In any small way I hope to someday bring people together like Dr. King.
- Zack Wamp
(Keywords: Life, Men, People, Hope, Land, Martin, Unity)

Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was.
- Diane Watson
(Keywords: Money, Music, Politics, African, Commitment, Deep, Martin, May)









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