Top Quotes About Anything
A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
Logan P. Smith
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
H. L. Mencken
Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul.
I don’t think you need to go looking for the enemy. He’s going to look for you.
Research can be a big clunker. It’s difficult to know how you can make the historical light.
I hadn’t worked for a year when I had my Prison Break audition and it was the easiest audition I’ve ever had. I got the script on Friday, went to the audition on Monday and got the part on Tuesday. I was shooting the pilot a week later. I didn’t have time to be nervous – it happened so quickly.
The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
In The Police, in a trio situation – which I’ve come back to now – it’s just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain freedom.
Dark Water was one of my favourite films to shoot because of Walter. I had seen the previous films he had directed, Central Station and Motorcycle Diaries, and I thought they were great. I really trusted him.
I have seen the Raiders develop into what they are today.
I don’t even like old cars. I’d rather have a goddam horse. A horse is at least human, for God’s sake.
J. D. Salinger
I can put a hip-hop beat to reggae. That is, I can have real reggae in the drums and in the rhythm, and on top of it I can put The Rolling Stones’ feeling, anyone’s feeling on top. Nobody has ever done this before, man.
I dainty little lass I wasn’t. I looked twice my age until I turned 10 or 11.
I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It’s a really amazing thing to be able to do.
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
I don’t think that’s changed at all. I think there are a thousand stocks out there that could make you rich, totally independent of what you do for a living.
I can honestly say this industry hasn’t made me neurotic about my looks, except maybe my weight. I hope my clothes kind of reflect that. They’re meant to make you feel good.
I did some commercials and a couple of B movies, then a few pilots that didn’t go anywhere. Eventually I did the pilot for Beverly Hills, 90210. The rest is history.
Brian Austin Green
I always love to quote Albert Einstein because nobody dares contradict him.
Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail.
I think she said I should seek help. Something like that, but it was in much cruder terms. And that I had a fascination with things coming out of people’s mouths.
I don’t know of any other creature on earth other than man that will sit in a corner and cry because of some painful experience in the past.
In this respect I expressed my doubts about using the Corps directly on the South coast, to form a bridgehead for the Army – as the area immediately behind the coast was now covered with obstacles. These doubts were accepted by Hitler.
Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive, first of all, flies in the face of human nature – and little girls certainly have this drive, as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls I have observed in my immediate family have it.
It is unacceptable that someone can work full time – and work hard – and not be able to lift themselves out of poverty.
If the president is failing to disclose material facts with regard to legislation being presented to the Congress on a question as important as war and peace, I think it does impair the level of trust that the House and the Senate have for this administration.
In America, politicians do whatever to get re-elected, and a lot of decisions that were being made at that time by Kennedy were certain not to get him re-elected.
Monofilament is what you use to go fishing. The line on your fishing rod is probably going to be black. You get to the end of the line and you tie on this clear plastic, thin thread called monofilament.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
From seeds of his body blossomed the flower that liberated a people and touched the soul of a nation.
I must have women – there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity.
We do not learn first what to talk about and then what to say about it.
Willard Van Orman Quine
I believe that the brain has evolved over millions of years to be responsive to different kinds of content in the world. Language content, musical content, spatial content, numerical content, etc.
And this is one way to do technology forecasting; get a sense of where technology is, and then anticipate the next upturn.
My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker’s union to endorse me.
When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you’re mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!
These kids today, everything is about hitting a vocal home run.
I always dreamed of being Maria in The Sound of Music.
Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.
Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part.
I am hoping to film another ad in the summer for Carte Noire.
I’m not anti-American. I’ve lived with Kenny, a Texan, for six years.
My sun sets to raise again.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I’m sure 50 percent of television ads use rhyme.
There is no such thing as a homosexual or a heterosexual person. There are only homo- or heterosexual acts. Most people are a mixture of impulses if not practices.
As to the mental essence, we find it in infants devoid of every mental form.
I’m kind of like a samurai. They say if you want to be a samurai, you can’t be afraid of dying, and as soon as you flinch, you get your head cut off. I’m not afraid of losing this business.
You always wonder if you can make plays at the end.
In a Union of 15 now, you must take into account the sensibilities of everyone.
The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people.