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Yeah.
by James Stockdale

Yeah.
I mean, it just seemed to me that it was -
I felt so helpless to this business of not having any papers.
That seems like a throwback to a schoolboy.
- James Stockdale

They can shout down the head of the physics department at Cal Tech.
- James Stockdale

So the first thing that went on was to decide...
trying to find a time when we could get reprisal raids out.
- James Stockdale

I'm a grown man.
You know, I've been in a lot of scrapes,
but I never felt like I got so - there are probably
a lot of things I should have done that I didn't do.
- James Stockdale

 

I never had a single conversation about politics with Ross Perot in my life;
still haven't.
- James Stockdale

He's a novice, but he's had these - he's experienced
in leadership in tight circumstances.
He started - he dropped the first bomb,
led the first air strike into North Vietnam.
- James Stockdale

In order to do something you must be something.
- James Stockdale

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Half the issues they - are so polished they're talking about -
are dead by the time they get into the office,
and into the midst of their tour where they're really productive.
- James Stockdale

And we had our own laws.
I mean, I wrote them.
And we had our own customs, and traditions,
and proprieties.
- James Stockdale

There was nothing there but black water and American fire power.
- James Stockdale

Sybil's my wife, and on the first day of October,
that's the first time I knew Ross was going to run.
- James Stockdale

I think character is permanent, and issues are transient.
- James Stockdale

The guy that just arranges things so that the stock
market holds up is nobody in my -
in my estimation.
- James Stockdale

I mean, I didn't - I should have demanded attention of the boss maybe,
or something like that that might have backfired.
This I would just take as it came.
- James Stockdale

I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron,
FA Crusaders.
- James Stockdale

But there were highs as well as lows,
it was as though they said everybody was picking on
the man who had more practical real life experiences
than the whole batch of them put together.
- James Stockdale

Well, first of all, I was asked by Ross Perot on a
telephone call in March of 1992 if,
since he had committed on the Larry King Show to becoming
a candidate for president,
to get on all 50 ballots.
- James Stockdale

This idea, as you know, that I have firm convictions
that the idea of issues being a big deal where our
mutual friend went back and he felt so strongly that
the determining factor in electoral success should be a proven character.
- James Stockdale

On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought
we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids,
we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad
yards and this went on for about thirty minutes.
- James Stockdale

They were heading out to the middle of the bay -
the Gulf -
that's another thing that became kind of standard practice,
we didn't hurry the destroyers around the beach any more,
when it got dark, we'd take 'em out thirty or forty
miles out in the middle of the Tonkin Gulf.
- James Stockdale

And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then
in so many words and Alex says later in the book,
nobody in the White House from that point on had any
doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia.
- James Stockdale

We couldn't generalize on the people.
Some of them were known to be tough guys and they didn't say much,
but some of them were kind of soft-headed,
but they did that.
That was an East German film.
- James Stockdale

I was tortured fifteen times, that's total submission.
They did that with shutting off your blood circulation with ropes,
giving you claustrophobia and pain at the same time,
bending you double.
- James Stockdale

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon,
and the stars, and the sun.
- John Lennon

Yeah I called her up. She gave me a bunch of ...
about me not listening to her, or something.
I don't know, I wasn't really paying attention.
- the movie Dumb & Dumber (1994)

Yeah, and I went straight into a fantasy world.
Just stepped straight into the abyss.
You know, I was gone and kids used to walk past my front room,
cause I lived on the green.
- Eric Clapton

Yeah sure, I'd love to have all my movies on DVD.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

Mary Gauthier's great.
Yeah, we've played a lot of gigs together.
She's really wonderful.
- Guy Clark

Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground.
- Rupert Grint

Yeah, I like cars and basketball.
But you know what I like more? Bananas.
- Frankie Muniz

Yeah I'm thirty-six, but on the show I'm thirty-two.
Nobody wants to watch a thirty-six year old woman,
so they decided to make me thirty-two.
Much more appealing somehow.
- Ellen DeGeneres

You make a lot of films, do you? You make a lot of films yourself? Yeah,
I'd like to see you make a film first before you get to talk about it.
What a jerk.
- George Clooney

Yeah, but now suddenly - you know, universities are
notoriously market oriented,
too.
- Jim Harrison

Yeah, I like being on my own.
I do.
I tend to be a loner, so I'm okay.
I'm not okay when I have to be around everyone all the time.
- Keri Russell

But, yeah, I'd love to do something else in someone else's movie.
- Jason Mewes

Oh yeah, I know Johnnie Bassett.
We were part of that whole thing.
- Eddie Floyd

Yeah, the material's been good so far,
although I'm sure there's got to be a drought coming someday.
- John Goodman

Yeah, there were a few years in the early nineties
where I really began to hate what was valued as funny
and just sort of what was valued in stand-up,
period.
- Patton Oswalt

Did I get jiggy with Will? I would have to say no!
Did I have fun with Will? I would have to say yeah!
But you know, I did not jig with the man,
if you know what I'm saying!
- Bruce Greenwood

Piano should be the one.
Yeah, because that's your basis.
Everything is right there in front of you.
- Billy Eckstine

Yeah, I know I'm ugly...
I said to a bartender, 'Make me a zombie.'
He said 'God beat me to it.'
- Rodney Dangerfield

My marriage is on the rocks again, yeah,
my wife just broke up with her boyfriend.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Yeah, the first thing that comes to mind is not to try too hard.
- Leo Kottke

Oh yeah, I'm a huge romance fan.
And some women like action.
- Morris Chestnut

Well, I had a fiddle that I really can't play,
so I loaned it to Darrell.
But yeah, he's from another planet.
- Guy Clark

Yeah, they let me do whatever I wanted to.
- Wanda Jackson

When I was a kid, the idea of why I wanted acting to
be the thing I do for the rest of my life was different.
It was, Oh yeah, I'll get girls and be famous.
- Edward Furlong

My friend asked me if I wanted a frozen banana.
I said 'No, but I want a regular banana later,
so...
yeah.'
- Mitch Hedberg

The loyalty rate isn't that high.
I could have a big hit, then put out the next single,
and they say, Oh yeah, who are you? Prove it again.
- Lenny Kravitz

Yeah, a lot of people think I'll be a tortured nutcase when they meet me.
- Emily Watson

Yeah, I definitely want to find that right person and
fall in love and have kids someday.
- Rachael Leigh Cook

Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing,
where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that,
and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.
- Claire Danes

Shaft was a pop culture figure along t he lines of,
I guess, Dirty Harry - except that he wasn't as much of a racist.
So yeah, I was always a fan.
- Jeffrey Wright

Oh yeah, I mean every fighter has got be dedicated,
learn how to sacrifice, know what the devotion is all about,
make sure you're paying attention and studying your art.
- Marvin Hagler

Yeah, I volunteered to support the troops,
and get out there and show them that we care about them.
- Gary Sinise

Yeah, I definitely wanted to do a kids' movie because I have a kid.
I want to do things that my daughter can see soon -
when she is old enough to know what a movie is.
- David Arquette

Yeah, you know everybody has somebody that they patterned themselves after.
- Jimmy Smith

Oh yeah, I'm about to host the Genies,
which are the Canadian Academy Awards.
- Andrea Martin

Yeah, I'm a thrill seeker, but crikey,
education's the most important thing.
- Steve Irwin

Yeah, Dundee was great.
It was a great film.
I fell in love with my Mexican wife on Dundee.
- Sam Peckinpah

I look back on it, yeah, I'm in a much worse financial
position than I was eight years ago.
I'm going to have to go out at age 62 and kind of readdress some of that.
- Bruce Babbitt

I've never read anything about heroin where,
yeah, it's a good experience, and you can do it for 20 years and enjoy it,
like having a cold beer.
It doesn't work that way with heroin.
- Ace Frehley

Yeah, some of my college friends and I have been tinkering around for years,
you know, just for fun.
- Eric Roberts

Yeah, Hitman I suppose is most of the time a lighter read than Preacher;
it was always going to be.
- Garth Ennis

Yeah, I play a lot of their games.
Going way back to Bulls vs.
Lakers to the later Live stuff, I go at it quite a bit.
More than anything tough, I play Madden.
- Jason Kidd

You know I've got a chum, a smashing mate,
he's got a dog with no legs, and he calls it a cigarette.
It's true, yeah, because at nighttime he has to take it out for a drag.
- Norman Wisdom

Yeah, getting the company that would help advertise
and cross promote the movie on the release was an important factor for New Line,
so we went out to a lot of different companies.
- David R. Ellis

Yeah, we have our differences, but we put those aside,
and now we're making music.
It's great.
- Alex Van Halen

Yeah, well I've always played comedy.
My background is musical comedy theatre and that's
really where my training is.
As an actor, that's my training.
- Christopher Walken

Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
- Liam Neeson

Are some women and children going to die? Yeah.
But it's doing the right thing.
You got money, you sit around talking about peace.
People who don't have money need some help.
- Kid Rock


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