Top Quotes About Anything
A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
I am obsessed with beauty. I want everything to be perfect, and of course it isn’t. And that’s a tough place to be because you’re never satisfied.
When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But, in public, it’s Mr. Vice President, because that is who he is.
Every person seems to acknowledge his greatness. He blends together the profound politician with the scholar.
Expressing the thoughts of my comrades, I suggested, among other means, the organization of an international information service on inventories, on production, and on the needs of the various countries for raw materials.
Anybody who had come up with a new concept would have been under suspicion for being out of step with the tradition or out of step with the teachings of the church.
Too often we… enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
John F. Kennedy
One person I’ve always wanted to work with who would be an amazing guest star would be James Earl Jones.
We don’t have to go that far to sell our beer because our immediate accounts sell so much. Places that sold 10 cases before, now they’re selling 30.
I have made good judgements in the past. I have made good judgements in the future.
You take your problems to a god, but what you really need is for the god to take you to the inside of you.
Sofia is so active, and she made The Virgin Suicides, which I thought was great – all these things are inspiring to me, not in terms of creating a particular dress, but just in terms of knowing that there is this type of woman out there.
The aura given out by a person or object is as much a part of them as their flesh.
Everybody was saying we must have more leisure. Now they are complaining they are unemployed.
The last president we had was the smartest guy anyone could remember and he did the dumbest thing anyone has ever seen in the White House so go figure.
Don’t let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand.
Isn’t privacy about keeping taboos in their place?
Orson Welles was one of these people who was defying everything the doctors told him he wasn’t supposed to be doing. He was really enjoying himself when he was eating what he wanted to eat.
It’s easy to sit in relative luxury and peace and pontificate on the subject of the Third World debts.
I’ve spent the better part of the last twenty-five years doing a lot of traveling.
Linux has definitely made a lot of sense even in a purely materialistic sense.
For a variety of reasons, I believe, the time is right to resolve many of the long standing and thorny land use, recreation, and wilderness designation issues in Central Idaho.
Michael K. Simpson
You never know what you can do till you try.
Freedom is man’s capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.
I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream.
What the devil does the plot signify, except to bring in fine things?
Taking risks gives me energy.
If ever we had proof that our nation’s pollution laws aren’t working, it’s reading the list of industrial chemicals in the bodies of babies who have not yet lived outside the womb.
Never invest in anything that eats or needs painting.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
When I see a film I’ve finished, it’s like another person made it. Like another mind.
Baseball is just my job.
Every fighter has one fight that makes or breaks him.
But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They’re spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we’re on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people.
Creed’s sound is my sound.
I listened to many different types of instruments and music, and have always tried to look at the bass as an instrument as opposed to only a bass.
When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach, the clock no longer ticks, it tolls the hour. The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals, they symbolize the human race.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Whenever I hear the word culture, I reach for my Browning!
The whole industry evolves around a great song.
I came to L.A. to work and become a better actress, not to be a star.
Reason is an action of the mind; knowledge is a possession of the mind; but faith is an attitude of the person. It means you are prepared to stake yourself on something being so.
However, most of my part, I play a pediatrician, and most of my role had to do with being in another place, staying at the hospital and trying to save kids and stay until people could come. So, it was more based on reality.
No matter how you travel, it’s still you going.
Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
I’m a nudist at heart.
In plain words: now that Britain has told the world that she has the H-Bomb she should announce as early as possible that she has done with it, that she proposes to reject in all circumstances nuclear warfare.
J. B. Priestley
Believe in God, for with the grace of God the American rockets will go astray and we will be saved.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts blacks in the top ten percent of students, but at MIT this puts them in the bottom ten percent of the class.
The progression of emancipation of any class usually, if not always, takes place through the efforts of individuals of that class.
The most perfect ape cannot draw an ape; only man can do that; but, likewise, only man regards the ability to do this as a sign of superiority.
Georg C. Lichtenberg