Quotes with guy
It was the only good thing I did in my life, but I’m not a good guy.
Regarding the "boat of no smiles" photos he took of Vietnamese refugees who were denied access to Thailand. Over 200,000 refugees were later granted asylum in the United States.
Two people died in that photograph: the recipient of the bullet and General Nguyen Ngoc Loan. The general killed the Viet Cong; I killed the general with my camera. Still photographs are the most powerful weapon in the world. People believe them; but photographs do lie, even without manipulation. They are only half-truths. What the photograph didn't say was, "What would you do if you were the general at that time and place on that hot day, and you caught the so-called bad guy after he blew away one, two or three American people?"
Eulogy: General Nguyen Ngoc Loan by Eddie Adams, Time Magazine, July 27, 1998. Regarding his most famous photograph depicting General Nguyen Ngoc Loan executing a bound Viet Cong in Saigon. Adams later apologized to the General for the damage done to his reputation and he called the general "a goddamned hero."
But let me tell you, this gender thing is history. You're looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues.
I'm an occasional drinker, the kind of guy who goes out for a beer and wakes up in Singapore with a full beard.
The King in Yellow
Never ask what sort of computer a guy drives. If he's a Mac user, he'll tell you. If not, why embarrass him?
If I'm going to get by in pictures, it's going to be as a singer, with about as much acting as you would expect from a guy standing in front of a microphone.
Real love is more than a physical feeling. If there's even the slightest doubt in your head about a guy, then forget about it. It's not real.
I'm an analog guy. I knew when they introduced them that it wasn't gonna be what they said, it wasn't gonna be a convenience, it wasn't gonna make life easier, it was just gonna make another category of people that come to your house to fix shit that's broke.
I'm still ambitious which sounds kind of silly for a guy eighty-seven years old.
Oral history interview with Rube Goldberg by Emily Nathan, for Radio Smithsonian, 1970.
Jon Stewart is exactly the same guy he's always been, only with money. He knows that the moment he really believes he's important, the funny goes away and he becomes Bill O'Reilly, except shorter and Jewish.
In a country of children where the option is Santa Claus or work, what wins? And say what you want, but Romney did offer a vision of traditional America. In his way, he put forth a great vision of traditional America, and it was rejected. It was rejected in favor of a guy who thinks that those who are working aren’t doing enough to help those who aren’t. And that resonated.
On his radio show on 11/7/2012.
I think I'm basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I've learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have. My grandmother used to tell me that a hard head makes a sore ass.
Some guys are just very, very interested in their sport and their predecessors. I know I was a guy like that when I was a young coach. I wanted to know about George Halas, I wanted to know about Jim Lee Howell, guys you don't even know. I wanted to know what they were like. So I read whatever I could get my hands on.
Press conference, Nov. 29, 2006
All you have to do is play better than the other guy and things go well. If you don't play better than the other players then somebody takes your place. Now a lot of guys, in this day and time with the transient nature of the sport, as soon as the competition gets too good, they want out.
I just took the chance to be my own man ... I just said: 'If you don't like it, kiss my ass.' ... Most people around the country, or around the world, are basically working people who want to be free, who want to be themselves. They look at me and see someone trying to do that ... I'm the guy who's showing people, hey, it's all right to be different. And I think they feel: 'Let's go and see this guy entertain us.'
Books ain’t no good. A guy needs somebody — to be near him. A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody.
Of Mice and Men (1937)
I hope somebody hits .400 soon. Then people can start pestering that guy with questions about the last guy to hit .400.