Top Quotes About Anything
A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It’s all a matter of pride.
I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke, and I am suspicious of those who aren’t.
Alfred North Whitehead
But having said all of that, that still doesn’t account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln’s personal characteristics.
David Herbert Donald
I feel it’s a responsibility for anyone who breaks through a certain ceiling… to send the elevator back down and give others a helpful lift.
We know that Europe loves President Obama. He had adoring crowds. The press loves Obama. The question is how will this date end? Okay? The question is, to what end? Why do they love President Obama? They love his personal story, they love his wife. North Korea, China and Russia don’t really care about Michelle’s arms and, you know, whether they gave an iPod to the Queen, okay?
The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future.
The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
People know everything about everybody now.
I have not been briefed.
Chris Columbus was really interesting to watch how he works with children.
David R. Ellis
The United States and Turkey are the only two countries that don’t have some kind of subsidy for the Arts. The whole culture in society has made certain films more acceptable. I turned down so many films in the ’60s and ’70s.
I was screaming constantly, on the set, in my room… everywhere.
I want to work on some more complicated baking… and it would be interactive!
The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
W. H. Auden
I put a metronome up to all the songs, and I tried to really keep it true to the original tempos.
After doing this, going away, trying other things and working on other shows, this character, and working within Days of Our Lives, has been one of the most enjoyable experiences in my career.
Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand. Culture is the Soviet tank or L.A. cop that guns him down.
I didn’t go to the lectures. My valet, who was more distinguished than I, went instead.
I’m more nervous about doing this than anything I’ve ever done before, because it is so prestigious.
The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday.
I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace’s isn’t such a stretch.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
Celibacy is not a matter of compulsion. Someone is accepted as a priest only when he does it of his own accord.
Roy Schneider was cool. I learned quite a bit from him.
I was the law and order.
Curiosity begins as an act of tearing to pieces or analysis.
At our computer club, we talked about it being a revolution. Computers were going to belong to everyone, and give us power, and free us from the people who owned computers and all that stuff.
I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.
Edgar Allan Poe
Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.
Marquis De Vauvenargues
I might like somebody, and have to go interview somebody that hates them, but I still have to be fair.
It’s interesting, though, that in daily life, I think of myself as being relatively unobservant.
The day on which I received confirmation was a distressing one to me.
Tennis is seen all around the world; if I am home or anywhere in the country, United States, people will stare.
Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.
I don’t take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.
I didn’t want to engage in a campaign where I was defending myself on those issues at every turn, so I just decided that I’d switch and run as a Republican.
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
I enjoy slaughtering beasts, and I think of my relatives constantly.
I find it interesting that many of the people who want to restrict fossil fuels live in well-developed countries where abundant and affordable energy is readily available.
Lee R. Raymond
So along with that is spending a lot of time with the ball. For me it was, I loved to juggle the ball in my front yard, and I always challenged myself – how many juggles can I get today? I think for players to get better, it’s just about spending the time.
The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice. It’s a journey I’m making. I’m heading that way.
Cereal eating is almost a marker for a healthy lifestyle. It sets you up for the day, so you don’t overeat.
It was not about losing my mental power; it’s about not feeling good about my contribution to the game.
If the price is very cheap then it’s almost certainly a fake.
It’s a mistake to assume that Islamists always come from the slums. Indeed, many come from affluent families but for some reason just couldn’t manage to integrate into Western society, even though they had good opportunities for advancement.
It’s much more acceptable for men to work and father kids. There’s an inherent inequality, because we want to do it all, and I don’t know how we can do this all.
The way I look at a solo project is, I create what I want with whoever I want.
If you make a gun, you are either going to sell it or you are going to use it. And if you’re going to sell it, someone else is going to use it.
Many fail to realize this great recording industry was built by so-called jazz artists. And at the other end of the spectrum, a base in European classical music as well.