Catherine Martin quotes

  • …words have been all my life, all my life--this need is like the Spider's need who carries before her a huge Burden of Silk which she must spin out--the silk is her life, her home, her safety--her food and drink too--and if it is attacked or pulled down, why, what can she do but make more, spin afresh, design anew….

  • Whether it's the experiments on 'MythBusters' or my earlier work in special effects for movies, I've regularly had to do things that were never done before, from designing complex motion-control rigs to figuring out how to animate chocolate.

  • All things as they move toward God are beautiful, and they are ugly as they move away from Him.

  • What made me run away was doubtless not so much the fear of settling down, but of settling down permanently in something ugly.

  • If you carry around anger and ugly emotions it will show on your face.

  • I had to do what I had to do to keep my family alive. Period.

  • I gained a great deal from the period during which I worked in theater and I value those things a great deal.

  • I went through a period when I was rebellious and a mess of a person.

  • A phenomenon noticeable throughout history regardless of place or period is the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests.

  • When people disagree with you, what you ultimately have to do is persuade people to agree with you - period.