I did the best I could, and in some arenas, my best was not good enough. I've made some bad choices.
I feel that the work that I have done in the comedy arena, is priceless in terms of what I learned, timing, everything that these incredibly talented performers were generous enough in teaching me.
At the end of OK Computer we were playing big, big arenas and it wasn't right. You can do those things occasionally but at the time it didn't feel right.
My entry into the environmental arena was through the issue that so dramatically - and destructively - demonstrates the link between science and social action: nuclear weapons.
I used to shy away from publicity so as not to let it get in the way of the work. But it's part of the job. The tabloids are a whole other arena. If fame happens, it happens. I just want to maintain focus
The political arena leaves one no alternative, one must either be a dunce or a rogue.
I was scared, because I knew that in the political arena, you have to satisfy so many different types of people at once, and I wasn't sure that I could speak for everybody and be politically correct.
I've never been good in the financial and business arenas. I handle the creative side of things.
The truth is, I initially became a singer-songwriter while still in my teens because it was the only way to guarantee that somebody on earth would sing the songs I was writing. Since then, I've performed just about everywhere: rock clubs, concerts halls, arenas, TV.
The place to find the explanation for the liberal-activist mindset of the courts is in the political arena.
The place where the system and people's intentions meet is the political arena.
I'm happy with the Arena Football League right now. I'm happy in Denver.
Broadway is a tough, tough arena for singing.
I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here.
I know I'm never as good or bad as one single performance. I've never believed in my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena.
In The Police, in a trio situation - which I've come back to now - it's just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain freedom.
A defendant on trial for a specific crime is entitled to his day in court, not in a stadium or a city or nationwide arena.
I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.
Women get the attention when we get into the men's arena, and that's sad.
Nowadays, it's like two different arenas, recording and touring. When I started way back in the day, doing both was nothing, you didn't have to think about it, the road and recording.
I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge.
The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena.
It is not the critic who counts
A canvas is an arena in which to act.
It is not enough to understand, or to see clearly. The future will be shaped in the arena of human activity, by those willing to commit their minds and their bodies to the task.
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