Top Quotes About Anything
A hero is a man who does what he can.
I was just thrilled to get the gig to begin with. Ten years later to still have it is not only thrilling but also somewhat of a puzzlement.
Here was this vast machinery of government and they didn’t know how it ran, where you put in the gas, where you put in the oil, where you turn the throttle.
Maxwell D. Taylor
The most despairing songs are the most beautiful, and I know some immortal ones that are pure tears.
Alfred de Musset
I hate victims who respect their executioners.
I think Christine and Chad are on the opposite extremes of the spectrum. Christine is a model victim, and Chad is a model perpetrator, and Howard is closer to the middle.
I don’t always set stories in villages, more often in towns. But always in smallish communities because the characters’ actions are more visible there, and the dramatic tension is heightened.
I think; therefore, I am the center of the universe.
The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.
I was really nervous. Even when I left the audition I was nervous.
I’m supposed to be taking time off. But I’m still writing and I have this Gap advert lined up.
For the greater good, I thought I should be a spiritual leader for people for some reason.
Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
I’m getting a wrinkle above my eyebrow because I just can’t stop lifting it, and I love that you know.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Now they have come to the place where their faith can no longer feed on the bread of repression and violence. They ask for the bread of liberty, of public equality, and public responsibility. It must not be denied them.
Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum.
Joseph De Maistre
At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.
It is my art. I am better at it than I ever was. And I will do it as long as I can. When you reach a certain age you can slough off what is unnecessary and concentrate on what is. And why not?
I’m called away by particular business – but I leave my character behind me.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Sometimes you have to, as I say, build bridges where you can – but draw lines where you must.
What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.
William R. Alger
A man who is “of sound mind” is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.
I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot more southern than what my husband cooks. You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn, and we – really, it’s more southern. It’s Naples and Sicily. It’s heavier. It’s over-spiced. And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius.
But now it’s kind of a given that a 15-year-old would have a record deal and sell a quarter of a million records. No one’s expecting her to answer any deep theological questions. And I’ll tell you, I was asked some deep theological questions from the git-go.
In particular, I studied German and Russian biomechanics.
I think Russian people are learning that democracy is not an alien thing; it’s not a western invention.
This recognition of the earlier human background, now so obvious to us, did not come all at once, for the inclusion of history itself in university instruction is an event less than two centuries old.
James H. Breasted
Yes was a band where we could explore some of those ideas, but I knew that if I wanted to get into orchestral music and make a living at it, movies seemed to be a perfect spot.
Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
My diet is mostly chicken and fish. I make sure I get a lot of vegetables, a lot of fruit. I am a big fruit man, I am a vegetable man anyway. And I also get a lot of rest. That’s the key I may be up early, but I’m in bed early too.
In 1979 I teamed up with my friend and business partner, Bill DeWitt, and together we formed an oil and gas company that invested through limited partnerships in oil and gas exploration.
A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the ‘I’ in loving; Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.
My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
If you’re a singer you lose your voice. A baseball player loses his arm. A writer gets more knowledge, and if he’s good, the older he gets, the better he writes.
The czar always got his dues, no matter if it ruined a family.
Music has become a bigger business, and with that there is more pressure to succeed; I think that it creates a negative pressure for being creative.
Some guys can do more talking in the ring, other guys do posing, body building, whatever the hell they do in the ring. But I don’t have the big body, and I’m not the big smooth talker, but I can get in the ring and wrestle.
It’s going to be used in the last days to get people to come against Christ, and that’s the issue: they come against the Lord Jesus Christ. And in this new book, we show Christ coming to settle that big issue.
I hitchhiked, took trucks ‘n’ trains – anything that would pick me up. I stopped in Memphis for about six months and they found me and come got me. Stayed about a month an’ split again.
John Lee Hooker
What the president announced yesterday, is that somehow magically, if we just continue to prime the pump of taxpayer dollars, we’re going to see magically an economic recovery.
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
I was on stage and I was like I will pay someone to do my time, not only will I expect NOT to be paid, but I will pay someone if I can run off stage right now. It was so bad.
The true success is the person who invented himself.
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
Vincent Van Gogh
Killing the private property-that was the center of the Marxist economy and Marxist ideology. That was the center of the Lenin ideology.
A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.
If they had said my writing wasn’t good enough, fair enough, that’s an opinion. But to say it’s too complex is to insult the intelligence of the so-called young.
Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
You’ll be dedicated and that’s what you should want to be in anything in life – whether it’s sports or academics or your relationship. It all stems from finding that fun, that thrill, that excitement.