Top Quotes About Anything
American Gods is about 200,000 words long, and I’m sure there are words that are simply in there ’cause I like them. I know I couldn’t justify each and every one of them.
Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.
Jerusalem is united, will never be divided again.
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that’s good.
The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India… has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith.
The cure for admiring the House of Lords is to go and look at it.
The chief internal enemies of any state are those public officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
I was in Asia and people asked me about being considered sex symbol. I don’t know if that’s good or not, because where I come from, sex isn’t something you’re allowed to talk about.
With each game I play, each season I play, everyone would agree with me, I’m running out of chances.
The world does not look to us in the Arab world out of a healthy desire for knowledge.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
I am a big fan of vampires. I’ve always been obsessed with the genre, and the beautiful romanticism and erotic kind of nature of the immortal being, the undead who lives on human blood.
I like to not be too involved in the beginning and during the process so as to keep this fresh look and be able to give constructive recommendation on the final production.
When in doubt, throw it out.
I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly.
I didn’t know who was on the team, but I saw every eye as I walked down the aisle. It looked like a thousand eyes were staring right at me saying, ‘Who is this young punk?’ I just kept my eyes straight ahead.
What you have to do is enter the fiction of America, enter America as fiction. It is, indeed, on this fictive basis that it dominates the world.
The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!
My colleagues have expressed confidence in my ability to articulate our conservative message and to provide new focus to our efforts in the General Assembly.
Philip E. Berger
Faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other.
Thomas S. Monson
Doing something like that, quite radically changing your approach to sound in one go, could leave you high and dry. It’s happened before where people have changed direction and then everyone’s stopped liking their music.
The stubbornness I had as a child has been transmitted into perseverance. I can let go but I don’t give up. I don’t beat myself up about negative things.
I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training.
My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.
W. Somerset Maugham
There will be hundreds of new companies that will be created to develop these very simple data devices.
When was the last time you saw a musical about people at war with each other?
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.
When I was playing I never wished I was doing anything else. I think being a professional athlete is the finest thing a man can do.
I don’t think that there are very many good writers who don’t live without a sense of tension. If they haven’t got one immediately available to them, then they usually manage to manufacture it in their private lives.
John le Carre
You have to transmit to them what it’s like being in the theater. And it has to come from somewhere inside you and not by being like what somebody did last year.
I never search for a reason why – I have faith in the Lord’s purpose.
Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.
I like characters with problems. I like to understand them… To play alcoholics, fetishists, strange girls, you have to dig deep within yourself. It’s ‘elsewhere’ that interests me.
An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write; but how shall I begin? For I’m sure I have not original in me, Excepting Original Sin.
Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper’s bell of an approaching looter.
Victor Mature was a big man; he had a great swagger. I liked him and I knew we’d be good together on screen.
I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
My whole family could sing. My family harmonized without any instruments to accompany them.
There may or may not be a God or gods; the Siblings do not concern themselves with proving or disproving such a thing. By definition, gods are more powerful than men, and thus quite able to fend for themselves without help.
My older sister encouraged me from early on and bought me one of the first guitars I had. She listened to all of the crappy songs that I wrote when I was 8 years old and encouraged me to keep doing it.
There are certain rules one must abide by in order to succesfully survive a horror movie.
In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution – consideration of a Constitutional amendment.
A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
Edmond de Goncourt
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
Too oft is transient pleasure the source of long woes.
Christoph Martin Wieland
I respect a system that says we’re going to put every bit of pressure on anybody we have to put it on to get to the drug dealer who is bringing his poison into the country.
So that what you tend to see is someone like a Rush Limbaugh, he’s the classic case because he’s the most successful, he didn’t sort of like come out of his mother’s womb with the highest ratings in the country.
I haven’t made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books.
The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made.
There is one class of men, whom it especially behoves to be tenacious of the right of free discussion. I mean the poor.
The fact is that daytime television is less valued than nighttime, and it’s partly because of the product that we produce. We do a one-hour show in 12 hours. Nighttime produces a one-hour show in seven to nine days.