Top Quotes About Anything
A love of nature is a consolation against failure.
In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
But what many psychologists have done, probably because they did well on a test themselves and everyone wants high self esteem, is to create this little box and then do their research inside it.
I’m delighted to be Number 1, but next week I don’t want people to buy my record, I want them to buy Band Aid.
We’ve been probably to some degree too successful.
Well, I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner. And that’s what I try to do, is sometimes I lean to one side of it, sometimes I lean to the other.
Enemies are necessary for the wheels of the U.S. military machine to turn.
I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.
And what I liked the most about any project was that when it was good, you had a bunch of people trying to accomplish something together who were all acting together as one – that’s the most exciting time for me.
Bond was escapism, but not meant to be imitated in real life.
I think a lot of composers get into trouble just making up a plot and expecting an audience to follow that.
I like to be alone so I can write. But focus can hurt you. I don’t want to be some stress casualty in early middle age.
Nine g’s is good, if the pilot can stand it. We couldn’t stand it. Not in the airplanes of World War II.
I auditioned just for fun.
I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person’s life is the affect they have on others.
When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.
Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms.
You gotta have a body.
I claim that rape exists any time sexual intercourse occurs when it has not been initiated by the woman, out of her own genuine affection and desire.
I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Most people might just as well buy a share of the whole market, which pools all the information, than delude themselves into thinking they know something the market doesn’t.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Hundreds of millions of human beings on our planet increasingly suffer from unemployment, poverty, hunger, and the destruction of their families.
I would like to enlighten people.
I’m the most out-of-work actor I know. In the last two years I’ve basically taken meetings for a living.
We are all equal on this floor, and a senator must keep his word.
I wrote the script of Patton. I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up in front of an American flag and gives this speech. Ultimately, I was fired. When the script was done, they hired another writer and that script was forgotten.
Francis Ford Coppola
I am not the German Tony Blair. Nor am I the German Bill Clinton. I am Gerhard Schroeder, chancellor of Germany, responsible for Germany. I don’t want to be a copy of anyone.
I was on my own union council for twenty-odd years.
I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment.
Now children as young as nine carry AK47s which can kill 30 people in seconds.
I love movies that make me cry, because they’re tapping into a real emotion in me, and I always think afterwards: how did they do that?
Our free enterprise system of disseminating information is collectively referred to as The Media. But there is no collective.
You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.
Robert De Niro
In August most of Europe goes on holiday.
Every actor I think has got their own number of takes that they like, you know. Some actors like to go all day, you know on the one scene and some actors want to take two takes. I personally like four.
If you’re going to dedicate every second to winning the decathlon, what are you doing wasting your time in bed?
Somebody said that my work might be an interesting source of material.
Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that’s what we are.
God can make you anything you want to be, but you have to put everything in his hands.
There are parts of me that I feel are beautiful, but they don’t have anything to do with my nose.
Every man wants to feel that his woman would love him apart from anything else.
I liked the koala, wallaby, and I chilled with a kangaroo a bit. There was a wombat that I quite enjoyed also.
The sad thing is, when it comes to diet, is that even when well-intentioned Feds try to do right by us, they fail. Either they’re outvoted by puppets of agribusiness, or they are puppets of agribusiness.
Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).
The man who never dreams, goes slowly mad.
The routers get involved in this and they know that on the path between this router and that router a certain percentage of the bandwidth is reserved to these things and a certain percentage of it is allowed on a first come first served basis.
I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way.
You have to remember when we were going once a month, we were putting out issues that were 480 pages, and people were complaining that these were too big, I can’t get through a 480 page magazine every month.