Top Quotes About Anything
Acting is not about knowing all this stuff; it’s about character.
I have respect for those who make money at art and do it well and smartly, because that commercial aspect keeps the world going and running, in a sense.
If there is a small rocket on top of a big one, and if the big one is jettisoned and the small one is ignited, then their speeds are added.
The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure.
Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic. I don’t think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody.
Lisa Marie Presley
The privilege of being at the university for four years is something I’ll always treasure.
In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn’t working, he’s a bum.
In like manner, if I let myself believe anything on insufficient evidence, there may be no great harm done by the mere belief; it may be true after all, or I may never have occasion to exhibit it in outward acts.
William Kingdon Clifford
First of all, I think that is true, if you are a musician, particularly on the come, that you do have to end up in one of these musical centers, some way, to be viable, saleable and so on.
I received from my experience in Japan an incredible sense of respect for the art of creating, not just the creative product. We’re all about the product. To me, the process was also an incredibly important aspect of the total form.
Of all possible debauches, traveling is the greatest that I know; that’s the one they invented when they got tired of all the others.
But we have created a society that does not allow opportunities for those people to take care of themselves because we have denied them those opportunities.
There’s no such thing as second class citizenship. That’s like telling me you can be a little bit pregnant.
H. Rap Brown
Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign.
Men are only as loyal as their options.
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I want to encourage our people, to educate our people to have the courage to understand and fight for their rights.
I drank beer, and I had a career year.
Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
Henry Ward Beecher
Equality and development will not be achieved however if peace is not understood from women’s’ point of view.
It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.
President Bush has consistently used rhetoric, and that is not convincing given his past record.
Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.
Until we accept the fact that life itself is founded in mystery, we shall learn nothing.
We need to be more careful, but more compassionate. We must strike, not deal with terrorists, but to broaden our understanding of the world outside our borders.
One fails forward toward success.
I’ve always had confidence. Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble. After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble.
I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.
It well becomes a young man to be modest.
Titus Maccius Plautus
All men have an equal right to the free development of their faculties; they have an equal right to the impartial protection of the state; but it is not true, it is against all the laws of reason and equity, it is against the eternal nature of things.
The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves.
M. H. Abrams
France has a very important relationship with Germany. But that does not mean that we agree about everything or that two of our universities or companies are not going to compete.
You’re only dealing with whatever you know, which is a very small part of it and later on it’ll look like it has something to do with the period. Obviously, the artists have something to do with one another. They tend to set up certain common qualities among themselves.
We are comfortable with the fact that we cannot know personally what happened in the world before we were born, yet we are uncomfortable with the notion that we will stop engaging with time at some point in the future.
I do not feel any artist can produce great art without putting great personality into it. It is always a piece of you that goes on the screen or the canvass.
We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we’ve come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run.
My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday, so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
Only votes talk, everything else walks.
Series work is just grueling.
My older sister Nikki went to Hampton music school in Virginia, then to another school later in New York.
The soul passeth from form to form; and the mansions of her pilgrimage are manifold.
I love acting, but it’s all just a bonus.
Don’t tell me peace has broken out.
If you’ve never been to one of my concerts. I want you to know that it is OK to scream and yell.
You’ll have lower prices under deregulation than you will through regulation.
All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?
Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift. Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them.
His nerve, his memory, and I can’t remember the third thing.
It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature.
Do whatever you do intensely.
The third umpires should be changed as often as nappies and for the same reason.
Navjot Singh Sidhu