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" My parents both are physicians, and my grandfathers were both physicians. "
" Certainly, those of us in the entertainment industry, we are part of creating fear in people - 'fear' for me stands for 'false evidence appearing real.' We create fantasy, and in certain ways that's wonderful because it allows people to escape. But it can suck people into wanting to achieve something that isn't real. "
" Most people aren't honest with themselves about money. "
" I champion the idea of being more conscious. I call it being an active architect of your own life. Building your life like an architect builds a structure. "
" I've been trying to make a difference as an actor. I want to play characters that move people, have them look at their lives differently, or give them an escape. "
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" Poverty existed before January 20, 2008, OK? Before President Obama took office. "
" Whenever there's an opportunity to celebrate the written word and celebrate the folks that read the written word, and, I think, to encourage other writers to write and encourage folks to read more and get connected to it in a personal way, it's a positive thing. "
" There will always be crazy things that happen in our lives, but love is the central connector. If we commit to love and partnership, the other stuff doesn't matter. "
" Screening for colon cancer can stop cancer in its tracks. "
" You can't have justice unless you have truth. "
" The best way to protect young black, brown, men of color, women of color, is to actually stop profiling, stop the prejudice, and stop the judgment first. "
" On 'CSI: NY,' the audience knew I was a really good guy, and I caught the bad guy. "
" My friend is a former race car driver, so he races for Mercedes, and I root for him. I have a car that I love to race, I'll take it to the track. "
" Dr. King said, 'We are all tied together in a garment of mutual destiny.' Which says to me no matter how well I may be doing in Hollywood, if a young brother or sister in Louisiana, the South Bronx, the South Side of Chicago, South Central Los Angeles - is not doing well, then I'm not doing very well. "
" Credit card interest payments are the dumbest money of all. "
" I've gotten a firsthand view at the destruction that black men and black women not being able to stay and build healthy relationships has had on the black family and black children. "
" My undergraduate studies at Brown and graduate degrees from Harvard prepared me for a multifaceted career as an actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. "
" There's a wealth gap that is happening, and that is all over the world, you know? The rich are getting richer and holding a higher percentage of money or wealth that's out there. "
" I studied theater in college, and I absolutely knew that I loved acting, and I knew that I loved theater. "
" I think, without question, the way someone plays sports shows something about inherently who they are, you know? "
" If you can't get excited about living life, then what are you doing? "
" In acting class, teachers talk about how the 'givens' of a situation help define a character. "
" All work and no play make any forensic pathologist a dull boy. "
" People are afraid of an unorganized, wasteful government. "
" You're in a situation where you have limited education opportunities, you don't have any money, you can't get a job; what are you going to do? You're going to go back to this criminal network that you actually made while you were in prison. "
" The longer you hold a dollar, the longer you hold money, the more valuable it becomes over time. So the younger you are, the more ability you have to hold money longer term. "
" My favorite vacation spot is a beautiful beach. I've been to many, many beaches on many continents: Mombasa, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Barbados, Mexico and the U.S. What's beautiful about beach communities is for whatever reason, they feel like vacation to me. "
" It's heartening when people hear for the first time that their vote really matters. "
" Part of getting other people to focus on the future rather than being myopically focused on the present is about living that way yourself and showing that you can make choices today that are about future outcomes and still be having a great time into the present and enjoying your life. "
" I don't want the George Clooney lifelong bachelorhood. If I found the right person, I would commit in a minute. "
" I think the number one safe haven where people put their money is to invest in yourself first. "