Top Quotes About Anything
All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
Joseph De Maistre
Virginia ‘s tax system needs to be fixed. The time to act is now. Do not send me any more studies. Do not send me another piecemeal approach that confuses tinkering with real reform.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
And I love Mel Brooks. My Dad loved his movies, too, they’re awesome, the kind of thing that if you’re in for ten minutes, you’re in for two hours.
There are very few courses around Detroit I haven’t played.
I could not love thee, dear, so much, loved I not honor more.
My parents never pressured me to skate. They always said I could quit if I wanted to. They only expected me to skate when they had already paid for the expensive lessons. But, otherwise they said I could do what I wanted to do.
If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.
Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Wild Bill was anything but a quarrelsome man yet I have personal knowledge of at least half a dozen men whom he had at various times killed.
Even if I was a bad right wing guy, to the extent of whether my arguments are right or wrong, they’re right or wrong independently if I’m right or left.
I had some hesitations about philosophy because, if you worked out a philosophical theory, it was hard to know whether you were going to be able to prove it or whether other theories had just as good a claim on belief.
Stephen Cole Kleene
She tries to get a waitressing job for a while – I mean, she’s looking for a while before she finds Coyote Ugly – and it’s hard to get a waitressing job in the city.
There are many artists that I present that I admit I like less than I do others. But I think that they warrant being presented by my own, personal standards.
When a film company is in the red they come to me. Always it is the same.
When love is gone, there’s always justice. And when justice is gone, there’s always force. And when force is gone, there’s always Mom. Hi, Mom!
Winning is the most important. Everything is consequence of that.
The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.
I was blessed with a birth and a death, and I guess I just want some say in between.
Shockingly, the Bidens donated under $1,000 to all charities combined every year for the ten years prior to 2008.
Larry J. Sabato
You may call me a Klansman if you will, but, potentially, every white man is a Klansman, as far as the Negro in competition with whites socially, economically and politically is concerned, and there is no use lying.
The theater is magical and addictive.
The time has come to underscore the fact that our and others’ rights are contingent on our willingness to assert and defend them.
John Charles Polanyi
Our mothers’ generation fought so hard to change things and we’re the first generation to benefit. And now you get girls in their twenties who say they’re not feminists.
I live on hope and that I think do all Who come into this world.
Golf may be a hussy, but I love her.
Inexpensive is good.
My parents couldn’t afford a full time drama school, but I basically just did every class I could do, and followed every drama interest I could. When I was 15 or 16 I did drama courses.
I don’t believe in right-angled turning points.
What we resist persists.
When I started Victoria Principal Products, there were 22 full-time employees – they were all women.
As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.
Alfred Russel Wallace
If it wasn’t for Abe Lincoln, I’d still be on the open market.
I always had a desire to know asylum life more thoroughly – a desire to be convinced that the most helpless of God’s creatures, the insane, were cared for kindly and properly.
I’m just interested in meditating on certain ideas, and I like to draw: that’s my way of thinking.
I don’t have any love for this business or the game or for acting. This is my day job.
Color television! Bah, I won’t believe it until I see it in black and white.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
Honore De Balzac
It doesn’t matter who you are, how many awards you’ve won, how popular you are, or how much critical acclaim you’ve had.
Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.
I didn’t like Los Angeles very much but I like San Francisco.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
Show your bluebell passion with every step you take. Infuse your corporeal mind, body and spirit with atomic sense of urgency, purpose and apple juice.
Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth.
In Mexico you have death very close. That’s true for all human beings because it’s a part of life, but in Mexico, death can be found in many things.
Gael Garcia Bernal
Since my teen years I was interested in martial arts.
The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.
Marquis De Vauvenargues
If I was sad or afraid, I would sit in a corner and sing. If I was happy I would jump into the middle of the room and sing. It was how I expressed my emotions.
People can get obsessed with romance, they can get obsessed with political paranoia, they can get obsessed with horror. It’s isn’t the fault of the subject matter that creates the obsession, I don’t think.