Top Quotes About Anything
Acting was something that just came along. But I made good money, so it wasn’t something I was just going to put aside and pretend it didn’t exist.
When it comes to money nobody should give up anything.
If it wasn’t for Abe Lincoln, I’d still be on the open market.
There I was, an 18-year-old mimic rooming with a blind whistler.
They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don’t get it. It’s surprising.
I think now I’m up to something like 85 different titles that I’ve published.
Kevin J. Anderson
Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.
I started training for musicals since I was a boy.
I think it’s my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.
You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.
A lot of people say I wouldn’t have a down day, but you look at the music and there’s real melancholy.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
You’re the only one who’s closing your eyes at night. There’s no one else who can do it for you.
Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously growing, and which I see as a symptom of the increasing intellectualization of the relationship between readers and literature.
We don’t we agree that litigation reform to lower the cost of healthcare would be a good starting point?
First love is first love, first marriage is first marriage, disappointment is disappointment.
The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.
Morality and its victim, the mother – what a terrible picture! Is there indeed anything more terrible, more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
Listening moves us closer, it helps us become more whole, more healthy, more holy. Not listening creates fragmentation, and fragmentation is the root of all suffering.
Margaret J. Wheatley
Where you are in consciousness has everything to do with what you see in experience.
I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals… I’ve been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training.
It is not serving, but servility, that is menial.
I would love to get great performances from actors as a director, because that’s what I’m always looking for, a director that’s going to help me go places I’ve never been before.
County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing and consolidating some of the offices, making others appointive, and reducing salaries in keeping with the salaries paid by private business for the performance of similar duties.
I went on all over the States, ranting poems to enthusiastic audiences that, the week before, had been equally enthusiastic about lectures on Railway Development or the Modern Turkish Essay.
The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read.
The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
And in reality, I don’t think it’s a real documentary. It’s more a story of her life. It’s a story of survival. It’s a story of the time in which she lived. The story of success and failure.
At the time I attempted to purchase the rights back for the 3 Homestead records, but the owner demanded an outrageous sum in the neighborhood of $10,000, about 10 times more money than I could get my hands on at the time.
I’d much rather have the honesty than not. Because if you will say what’s on your mind and get it off your chest, then the sooner I can prove you wrong!
About 10 years ago, I took some vocal lessons. I’ll bet that helped. I got a tape of exercises that the girl gave me, which I don’t do anymore, but they were good. And I don’t smoke.
Government is necessary for our survival. We need government in order to survive. The Founding Fathers created a special place for government. It is called the Constitution.
I think you have to know who you are. Get to know the monster that lives in your soul, dive deep into your soul and explore it.
The soul is neither inside nor outside the body; neither proximate to nor separate from it.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
How can you tell when a political ideology has become the equivalent of a religion?
I’d so much rather people think I was funny than pretty.
No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.
In a daydream sort of way, I think it would be pretty cool to direct a movie. But I have been on movie and TV sets and know it is hard work. I like directing it in my mind. It is easier.
We were very fortunate that the carriers weren’t in the harbor.
This is courtship all the world over – the man all tongue; the woman all ears.
What government has been doing, we’ve got major programmes now, of billions of pounds, which are directed by central government into these areas of deprivation.
I’m against the draft. I believe we should have a professional military; it might be smaller, but it would be more effective.
My earlier award was also based on a close collaborative effort.
If you have never been amazed by the very fact that you exist, you are squandering the greatest fact of all.
There just isn’t any pleasing some people. The trick is to stop trying.
Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.
It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection.
Of course the barbarians’ aim of world domination has not escaped the attention of the Europeans, perhaps because unlike us they are closer to the walls.
A primitive artist is an amateur whose work sells.
By the way, you won’t put that thing in about me wanting to have sex on a football pitch, will you?