Top Quotes About Anything
A blocked path also offers guidance.
My government career is over.
A man has to have goals – for a day, for a lifetime – and that was mine, to have people say, ‘There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived.’
It’s such a crass idea – you’re either in love or out of love.
One’s performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors.
Now, people have said that somebody told them that they saw somebody on the railroad bank or saw somebody going over the bank, but no one has ever been able to show any cartridges, any rifle, any pistol, no one has ever found anything other than the evidence about Oswald.
John Sherman Cooper
I am interested in being in pictures that I would like to see.
I learned more about acting from George Stevens in a few months than I had in my entire life up until then.
When you have something for breakfast, you’re not going to be starving by lunch.
Fences work and the walls work and separations work. They afford to any nation the delay of entry.
I was gladly cuffed, shackled, loaded into the caged bus and driven through the main gate of Bare Hill Correctional Facility for what I pray to God will be forever.
I guess my idea of a good audience is one that’s quiet and listens, but also that’s alive: they respond, they’re getting the jokes, they’re with me. And that’ s been happening.
If you don’t change, reality in the end forces that change upon you.
Security has no place in the life of an actress.
Without security it is difficult for a woman to look or feel beautiful.
We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
It was a lot of auditions and tapings and stuff like that.
The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night, when there are so many urgent things needing to be done. A huge gap exists between what we know is possible with today’s machines and what we have so far been able to finish.
I’m a running coach and I am going to continue to run, but I would hope that we are better defensively.
My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm – as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy.
I’m intimidated every day I go on the stage and everyday I go on a movie set. It’s terrifying and I always want to reshoot the first day or the first week, I’m so terrified.
I tend to think of the organ as part of the rhythm section, rather than a frontline voice.
General Grant had no fixed plan of campaign beyond the general idea to avoid the strong defensive line occupied by General Lee behind Mine Run, and find a way to draw him out to open battle.
God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.
Steroids are for guys who want to cheat opponents.
Well, I always hope that I’m a role model.
Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
Unfortunately, money in politics is an insidious thing – and a loophole in our campaign finance system was taken advantage of with money going to existing or new 527 groups with the sole purpose of influencing the election.
It was said of me recently that I suffered from an Obsessional Privacy. I can only suppose it must be true.
But if we get to the point where more people do not believe in a God than who do believe in God, we will have a hollow legal system – we will have something without heart.
To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.
Most of the pressure comes from myself, not from others. I don’t need a manager or a pundit to put pressure on me. I do all that myself before others do it.
Ruud van Nistelrooy
The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
There isn’t as much passion and outrage in today’s newspapers. That may be because of a corporate decision, but they’ve lost their personality.
We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.
There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is the willingness to think.
Most of my recorded material has been in small group configurations. I have not released large orchestral works as recordings because it hasn’t been within the realm of possibility.
Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.
That is, a system starts with a group of interrelated propositions which involve reference to empirical observations within the logical framework of the propositions in question.
I have learned the art of filling in your lines with your visuals and your movies and your imagination.
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
Whenever I heard the song of a bird and the answering call of its mate, I could visualize the notes in scale, all built up within my consciousness as a natural symphony.
William Christopher Handy
And on the war, I think my numbers would be a lot higher if I were out there beating the drum for this war. In fact, I don’t think it, I know it. But I can’t be for the war.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.
Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.
Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face.
Malcolm De Chazal
Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things.
Winning isn’t everything, but it beats anything in second place.
William C. Bryant
I began learning the sportswriting business very early in life.
I don’t play in tournaments, but I follow some.
Character is power.
Booker T. Washington