Top Quotes About Anything
After Leaving Las Vegas I did assume that things would get a lot easier than they’ve been. But it’s just been a mirror of the way my career’s been from the beginning, so for it to have changed would have been strange. My career has never been perfect.
The world changes materially. Science makes advances in technology and understanding. But the world of humanity doesn’t change.
I thought they’d get one of us, but Jack, after all he’s been through, never worried about it I thought it would be me.
But some people act like they think I live in the jungle someplace.
We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
I am already inherently full and complete as I am. Man doesn’t need woman and woman doesn’t need man in order to experience his or her inherent fullness.
My Pa always said, ‘Live fast, die laughing,’ that’s the way to do it.
I am a registered Democrat and two-time unsuccessful candidate for office.
Jack L. Chalker
Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain.
We wanted to be achievers, but being an achiever didn’t mean that you stopped being a woman.
We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic.
There is a real opportunity right now as parents and grandparents to come up with a plan that leaves our kids with something better than we have; that is, an opportunity to own, build, and grow a nest egg of their own.
I do enjoy making videos, even though they are long days and very hard work.
I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney, and have the chance to work there.
I’ve been attracted to imagery and occasionally I’ve drawn from it, but I never thought I’d be painting these paintings. I didn’t have any desire to. I didn’t think there was any reason to.
Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
Women are allowed more freedoms and we’re fighting for more freedoms, we’re experiencing more freedoms won.
God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
I think it’s funny to be delicate with subjects that are explosive.
I used to make fun of my friends who had BlackBerries. And I know that the expression CrackBerry has been going around, but now I fully understand it. I’m actually addicted to a piece of machinery, and that’s really embarrassing.
The basic dream of many Colombians is to have a secure nation, without exclusions, with equity, and without hatred.
Alvaro Uribe Velez
If they were starting their careers today, Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet.
To this day, I do not believe that five million were killed. I consider it technically impossible that could have happened. I do not believe it. I have not received proof of that up until now.
I actually write film music because I’m classically trained on the piano so as well as songwriting I also write actual film music that could be used for movies like war movies and love movies.
I’d rather know a square guy than own a square mile.
The thought grew strong in me that since I had gone to the trouble of being born, I might as well be useful in helping people live long and healthy lives. And this thought has always resided in the back of my mind.
Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
Saint Francis de Sales
I’m not going to talk like I know about politics, because I’m a total amateur, but maybe I can be a spokesperson for people who aren’t normally interested in politics.
I’m an artist and I can draw very well. I’m amazed that everybody can’t draw well because I can do it so effortlessly.
But I don’t need to use politics as a way of making money.
Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics knows that earning money isn’t the top priority.
America fell in love with the innocence of a kid who just was honest, saying, I did the best I could, and I had no formal training.
A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
Kissing don’t last: cookery do!
We used to hold those secret meetings at her house.
Individual scientists like myself – and many more conspicuous – pointed to the dangers of radioactive fallout over Canada if we were to launch nuclear weapons to intercept incoming bombers.
John Charles Polanyi
I say that I can’t make anything up. I think of myself as a collage artist. I’m cutting and pasting memories of my life. And I say, I have to live a life in order to tell a life. I would prefer to tell it because telling you’re always in control, you’re like God.
I remember saying in college that I would never do commercials.
Also, it was a cultural moment that wasn’t being represented in terms of women who were successful and had choices they didn’t have before. They needed a show that they can watch that they felt like represented them.
But every historical statement and legitimization itself moves within a certain relation to history.
Once upon a time we did not focus on a president’s private life.
Some campaigns are not worth waging if you can’t win; others have to be fought on grounds of principle regardless of the chances for success.
‘Educational’ refers to the process, not the object. Although, come to think of it, some of my teachers could easily have been replaced by a cheeseburger.
Doing a half-hour TV show is a dream.
You never want to think the best things are in the past. You want to get yourself to believe that the best things are going to be in the future.
Sanford I. Weill
A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed.
Love is when each person is more concerned for the other than for one’s self.
Sometimes you have to let people down in order to get on, particularly in showbusiness.
If one swain scorns you, you will soon find another.
I don’t believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.
Measured in time of transport and communication, the whole round globe is now smaller than a small European country was a hundred years ago.
John Boyd Orr