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.
I’ve always loved film more than theater.
No, I never went to college. Always regretted it, always envied people who did.
I prayed, thanking God, for making it all possible for me, because I knew where I came from.
I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing.
Not all the coal that is dug warms the world.
Mary Harris Jones
When people are afraid, they make emotional decisions.
Most of all, we should remember all of us are capable of individually helping advance the spirit of equality for all.
At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top – I’m afraid that’s not quite right.
People try to keep their past, like kind of holding on to their past. Every Springsteen song talks about that.
I was hoping he would get up so I could hit him again and keep him down.
Seneca brings vividly before us a picture of the various scholars assembled in a school of the philosophers.
Frederic William Farrar
The Cube is an imitation of life itself – or even an improvement on life.
I had studied violin from age 7 to 14.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
Come here immediately and see if you can find the murderer of the President.
Edwin M. Stanton
I want to do nothing chic, I want to have ideas before beginning a piece.
None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much.
Lydia M. Child
Expensive advertising courts us with hints and images. The ordinary kind merely says, Buy.
Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men’s stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
The study of an idea is, of necessity, the story of many things.
Through that, I got to know Jerry’s work, and I am definitely his number-one fan right now, which is interesting because it usually works the other way around: you usually create a project based on your hero.
The success of most things depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed.
Charles de Secondat
If I had to do it over, I wouldn’t change a thing.
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
I think things can have more than one meaning and still connect with people. There’s a lot of meaning to the title ‘Music For People’ and they’re all true and they’re all accurate.
I didn’t get into entertainment until I was like 31. I didn’t star in a movie until I was 46.
Artistic development is a thing of the past, sadly.
We don’t want to show our hand to the fan base or give up too much too early.
Anthony Michael Hall
In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality.
The British cinema had been very dull and conformist.
The big thing is that you know what you want.
Asking the author of historical novels to teach you about history is like expecting the composer of a melody to provide answers about radio transmission.
In view of our public pledges, we public officials can never again go before the public merely promising election reform. The time for promises is past.
There are times when I don’t take roles because I don’t want to be perceived a certain way.
Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle.
Billie Joe Armstrong
I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind, but it’s very hard to guess at a size or a color and all the colors around it and what it will really look like.
My father started me singing in church.
Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware.
As corny as it may sound, my true goal was to crack the Americana market.
One should never be sexually involved with anyone one genuinely cares for. A sexual relationship guarantees a loss.
I will return and I will be a million.
It is a great deal of difference to receive an honorary title or a title in his profession.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
Even if certain rogue countries do things we wish nobody did, it doesn’t necessarily mean that their foolishness should justify our following suit.
That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.
Though I know he loves me, tonight my heart is sad; his kiss was not so wonderful as all the dreams I had.
Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
Opportunity knocks, but doesn’t always answer to its name.
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.