Top Quotes About Anything
A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example.
We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life.
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Location is a very important aspect to songwriting.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared and hated? This is because in part what they have to say is new to the general public, and the new is always alarming.
I went back to the States and started at a small newspaper in Riverside County, California, covering the police; I was making $280 a week covering the police.
In a family business, you grow up with close contact to the business, whatever it is, and the beer business is certainly a very social type of business.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Every Canadian who wants to learn should have the opportunity to do so.
The atom bomb was no “great decision.” It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
Harry S. Truman
What connects two thousand years of genocide? Too much power in too few hands.
It’s all quotes, anyway, and it all sounds the same to me.
Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
I write from my imagination, not from what I’ve read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about.
The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
It won’t be long before we’ll be writing together again. I just hope they have a decent piano up there.
I think a painting is more like the real world if it’s made out the real world.
We’ve been working on a new album, which is going to come out next spring, which is very different, a change of style for us – it’s going to be almost like rock music.
No man enjoys the true taste of life, but he who is ready and willing to quit it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart.
First, I’d become an avid reader of blogs, especially music blogs, and they seemed to be where the critical-thinking action was at, to have the kind of energy that I associate with rock writing of the 1970s or Internet e-mail discussion lists a decade ago.
Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion.
Albert J. Nock
Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin.
I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.
Don’t fight the problem, decide it.
George C. Marshall
I enjoyed being in movies when I was a boy. As a child you’re not acting – you believe.
When we began filming, these people had legs, but as we were filming, they had been injured and they were brought to the hospital to have their legs amputated, and that’s where we found them and asked them to come and be part of the film.
Although, I think you look back and you try to learn from your mistakes.
By the first week of shooting, you know exactly where your film is heading based on the psychology of your director.
National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people.
Kim Jong Il
In a way, the American side descended to Saddam’s level, which happens often in these types of circumstances. That is why the people in Iraq do not accept the current state of affairs.
I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income.
If he didn’t fall in love he would have never come back near the end of the film. Because, what man is going to dishonor himself so that he comes back in front of the man that took a woman away from him… and warns her to save her life?
I tried several times to get the song right. The tune and the chords that I started with, there really wasn’t anywhere else it could go. I stopped fighting it and let it take me away.
I mean I’ll be retired from rap, so what I’ll be doin’ in rap will be for fun.
I got quite bored when I was hanging in the air. I want to do it without a parachute next.
It’s a strange world, as David Lynch would say.
We taped all this and then got it transcribed and picked the best lines or ideas or ways to take a scene. I’ve done that many times, and it can improve the script but also wreck a perfectly good scene.
On the other hand, I think it is wonderful for everyone to take ballet classes, at any age. It gives you a discipline, it gives you a place to go. It gives you some control in your life.
The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.
Children from like 8 and even up to the college age – Spider-Man appeals to a fairly broad demographic but, like I said, a mean age probably of 12 is a good mark – they process information so quickly and it’s not because of attention deficit or short attention span.
Thomas Haden Church
Understanding that yes, we are committing more resources than we thought we might be in protecting our homeland and prosecuting a war and so it’s understandable that we would be going through a period of deficits.
Sometimes when things you love get really commercial, you end up feeling betrayed by it.
If I’d known how old I was going to be I’d have taken better care of myself.
I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.
No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.