Top Quotes About Anything
Additionally, this tax forces family businesses to invest in Uncle Sam rather than the economy. When families are forced to repurchase businesses because of the death tax, that means less money is being invested in new jobs and capital expansion.
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
It’s obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life – for 8 billion or more people – without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt.
E. O. Wilson
The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
I love this country, I love these people, though I can’t say I love their politicians. People are always nicer than politicians, but here, you can mark that difference up a hundredfold.
I have X’d myself from your world.
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs forever and ever.
How sweet for those faring badly to forget their misfortunes even for a short time.
Thank you for allowing me to use colors as rich and deep as you please. I had always wanted to do so, yet was never allowed because of the color capabilities of our lithographers. Now that I have done it, I don’t think I’ll ever go back.
What you don’t know would make a great book.
I was lucky. I had a lot of really good influences.
The number one secret of being a successful writer is this: marry an English major.
All men’s gains are the fruit of venturing.
I applaud my mother now for getting me through that time and making me believe in myself.
That’s what everyone said attracted them to Lantana – I call it an adult mystery, because it’s not a thriller in the sense of that other way, but it is a mystery.
Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.
Henri Frederic Amiel
If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it’s life or death.
But the worst of all is, according to the old phrase, while the grass grows, the horse starves, but the man of money is the man for Nova Scotia. Those may do extremely well.
I still think my whole career was accidental. I didn’t pursue it. I feel like I’m cheating sometimes.
Ben E. King
People have given me the freedom and believe in me enough to say if I want to do these things that I will find a way to make it work. I don’t know if they think I’m crazy, drug damaged or just an old weirdo.
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds.
One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible.
Come, for my part I will have only those glorious, manly pleasures of being very drunk, and very slovenly.
To know one thing, you must know the opposite.
I don’t care to be remembered as the man who scored six touchdowns in a game. I want to be remembered as a winner in life.
You may be assured that we won’t ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.
Transparency is not the same as looking straight through a building: it’s not just a physical idea, it’s also an intellectual one.
If you’re not making mistakes, you’re not taking risks, and that means you’re not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win.
John W. Holt, Jr.
This is a simple change that will provide a huge financial boost for many Americans, particularly low- to moderate-income families. It is an important step in making sure we do everything we can to encourage all Americans to save and plan for the future.
For the live shows, I’m just getting my song together. I go back to my hotel room and I just listen to my song over and over again, figure out how to make it different and put my little Pia spin on it.
There is always room at the top.
If I’ve learned one thing in life, it’s: Stand for something or you’ll fall for anything.
For a long time I was interested in being a social worker. In a lot of ways I feel that that’s all my music is, trying to help people.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today.
Laurence J. Peter
I tend to turn down roles that are too much like me, what I think is most like me anyhow, because I’m me all the time and I’m sick of it.
Inhabit ourselves that we may indeed do what we want to do.
We should not clap our hands and mourn, for he is out of trouble. You are still in it.
Many have argued that a vacuum does not exist, others claim it exists only with difficulty in spite of the repugnance of nature; I know of no one who claims it easily exists without any resistance from nature.
But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.
The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man… not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.
From the moment this war began, there was, for this state, only one policy possible, neutrality.
Eamon de Valera
Well, I had nightmares when I was doing the Klan story all the time. I had a recurring nightmare of basically being exposed as a Jew inside the Klan compound.
Clemency is also a revolutionary measure.
Fabio kept asking me out, but I knew we’d never get his ego through the door.
Who quick be to borrow and slow be to pay, their credit is naught, go they ever so gay.
Some of my friends who know me best say they wouldn’t trade places with me for $1 million because of the pace I lead.
So one of the most unique things on screen in American movies today is everyday behavior.
Lack of time is a real health killer.
And I did Batman, too. I did Mr. Freeze. I get more mail for him than anything I’ve ever done.
I’m playing one of the principal roles, which gives you more clout and more confidence.
The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything.