Top Quotes About Anything
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
The greatest crime in a Shakespeare play is to murder the king.
A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life.
Florida will be gone altogether, the whole damned place, in not too long.
Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes and I knew the way I had to take.
Tony Blair will be remembered for nothing other than that he followed George W. Bush over a cliff; took the rest of us with them, and we haven’t yet reached the bottom, I’m afraid.
Whenever you analyse anyone who has had any success and they’re in the headlines, you will find they are human and make mistakes. I’m certainly that and I’ve made a lot of mistakes.
To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It’s about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
I bring out the worst in my enemies and that’s how I get them to defeat themselves.
Roy M. Cohn
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
Life is one long process of getting tired.
We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.
You have another little drink, and I’ll have another little drink, and maybe we can work up some real family feeling here.
He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.
John Mason Brown
The music itself could never take the place of my own passion in life.
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted.
The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently to prolong a season of distress among the poor.
There’s nothing gratuitous about my films.
Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.
We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema – some actors don’t like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.
The factory that my grandmother had put under the house to produce these green men to come get me.
We cannot wish for that we know not.
I don’t think I ever feel sexy. I don’t think that’s for me to decide, if I’m sexy or not.
I look at my father, who was in many ways an unhappy person, but who, not long before he got sick, said that the greatest source of satisfaction in his life had been going to work in the company of other workers.
There’s only two kinds of music I don’t like… Country and Western.
Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
The present aristocracy of western culture, at the moment when it most clearly dominates the world, is being imitated rapidly and successfully in every eastern country.
John Desmond Bernal
Cole Porter wrote Anything Goes and four more hits for me.
Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.
John le Carre
We figured you could download live shows for days, so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach, but not just take the best vocal or the best performances.
It takes two to get one in trouble.
Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person.
Sandra Day O'Connor
The condition of women in Islamic societies as a whole is also far from desirable. However, we should acknowledge that there are differences. In certain countries, the conditions are much better and in others much worse.
Most men, no matter how well or badly dressed, carry overstuffed, beat up wallets that should have been replaced years ago. Why is that? Every time I see a guy take out a wallet anywhere, it looks like a piece of old melted chocolate cake-with strings.
We have to keep our eye on inflation, but so far inflation remains reasonably in check on the global stage.
John W. Snow
The pope dies, you get another pope.
Dino De Laurentiis
I always felt that a scientist owes the world only one thing, and that is the truth as he sees it.
North Carolina’s approach in crafting its law ensured the creation of the best possible law and, consequently, North Carolina is now the acknowledged leader in addressing predatory lending.
If you find an Australian indoors, it’s a fair bet that he will have a glass in his hand.
There is no “i” in team but there is in win.
Since that time up until the present time, there have been progress, and changes all through the time. The changes have not come by themselves; these changes have come from the doings of everyone in the country.
At the same time it offered the hope, as it still does, that improved understanding could better the lot of mankind. For me, growing up in the 1930s, the two motivations powerfully reinforced each other.
A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.
Rita Mae Brown
I invent nothing, I rediscover.
Why talk now when so many things have been said without ever giving me a chance to talk?
I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for my club, my manager, and my teammates.
Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.