Top Quotes About Anything
A love of nature is a consolation against failure.
Limit use of shareware and public domain software to systems without fixed disks. If you do use them on fixed disks, allocate separate subdirectories… Public domain or shareware software should never be placed in the root directory.
It was really really neat to make the movie because there were mentally challenged actors in the movie. So that was really really cool to work with them and they were always really happy, and they made everybody really happy on the set too.
No one could have nicer sisters. No sibling problems there.
If we’re gonna win, we have to play up to and beyond our potential. We’re capable of doing that.
Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.
People tend to think that life really does progress for everyone eventually, that people progress, but actually only some people progress. The rest of the people don’t.
Making social comment is an artificial place for an artist to start from. If an artist is touched by some social condition, what the artist creates will reflect that, but you can’t force it.
And I seemed to discern a power and meaning in the old, which the more impassioned would not allow.
Frederick Henry Hedge
Here society is reduced to its original elements, the whole fabric of art and conventionality is struck rudely to pieces, and men find themselves suddenly brought back to the wants and resources of their original natures.
It’s something you hope doesn’t happen. When you sign on to do a job, you hope you’ll be able to get it done. But that’s not always in your control.
Just do what you do best.
Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel.
We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight – the fight for electoral justice.
I’ve never seen the devil create music.
So, I’ve never been politically correct, even before that term was available to us, and I have really identified with other people who don’t want to be read as just a black poet, or just a woman poet, or just someone who represents a cause, an anti-Vietnam war poet.
I don’t get sent anything strange like underwear. I get sent cookies.
In marketing you must choose between boredom, shouting and seduction. Which do you want?
Roy H. Williams
My first job on 2001 was to make all of the HAL readouts: the 16 screens that surround HAL’s eyes.
Appearance rules the world.
In my role as Wikileaks editor, I’ve been involved in fighting off many legal attacks. To do that, and keep our sources safe, we have had to spread assets, encrypt everything, and move telecommunications and people around the world to activate protective laws in different national jurisdictions.
If we’d have said we were not upset, they would have thought we were so rich it meant nothing to us, and if we say we’re upset about it, they’ll say money is all we care about.
Two common conceptions with regard to advertising which are held by a considerable number of people are that enormously large sums of money are expended for it, and that much of this expenditure is an economic waste.
It’s a lot of work and I also feel like I’ve done it. I miss comedy. And I also think that, from purely a logistical standpoint, that the day-to-day schedule on a comedy allows you to have a life, much more of a life, than on a drama.
Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business, probably everything in all the United States or in all of western civilization, is about competition.
All I’ve done is run fast. I don’t see why people should make much fuss about that.
A lot of things I am, and a lot of things I am not. But I think I’m about as good an American as there is. I love this country. It’s been very, very good to me. And it will be good to anybody if they are willing to give of themselves.
The most important aspect of any story, to me, is character.
San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities.
I don’t care what anybody says about me as long as it isn’t true.
I hope to be around past the 90’s. I don’t want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands.
Slot machines are like crack for old people.
Keenen Ivory Wayans
As I said, men value their independence in a weird way, above practically everything.
The most he would do was to promise that the gates of hell should not prevail against it. It is about all that, looking back on the history of the Church, one can feel that they have not done.
Actually, I think my hands are in the best shape they’ve ever been in terms of what I can do.
My position now, especially in this town, adds an element of skepticism with people you meet – especially girls. I mean, it becomes a lot more difficult.
If there’s anything about the business that I love and that I’m extremely happy about, is that my career started at that time and that I met some of the greatest entertainers at that time and some are still here.
Ben E. King
Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature.
I won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title in 1980.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it without a sense of ironic futility.
The populations of Central America are very, very small indeed, so that while no one was denying and this was one of the great debates we used to have, whose fault was it that there were communists were able to do so well down there, well, that wasn’t the point.
I wouldn’t trust Nixon from here to that phone.
A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession.
Martin H. Fischer
Actually, that’s one of the things I was thinking about writing a story about me, loosely based or autobiographical. I just don’t want to be like some people that are in their twenties and writing autobiographies.
Saying what we think gives a wider range of conversation than saying what we know.
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
As far as other instrumentalists, I used to love mellow sax players like Paul Desmond. I love piano.
The thing is the game is getting tougher and tougher and we have to ask a lot of our bodies.
The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.
Most of the services staff is for the larger corporations, not so much for small and medium businesses because they cannot afford an extensive services army.