I don't want my album coming out with a 'G' rating. Nobody would buy it.
I never smile unless I mean it.
Always surround yourself with people who are better than you. If you're hanging around bad people, they're going to start bringing you down... But, if you surround yourself with good people, they're going to be pulling you up.
My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing. If there's a challenge, go for it. If there's a wall to break down, break it down.
You have to believe in yourself, otherwise you can't do it. If you don't believe in yourself, how do expect anyone else to? Because ultimately, you're the one, who has to do it.
You're as good as anyone else is, if you're good. You're no less important than anyone else is in the grand scope of things.
Success sometimes can really bite you in the shorts.
If you're climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don't look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don't think you're progressing until you step back and see how high you've really gone.
Tom Hanks is a good friend and I'm looking forward to seeing him playing the hero scientist Robert Langdon.