Top Quotes About Anything
An attempt is already underway to revise history – to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in.
John J. Sirica
I haven’t had that one great love, which is good. I don’t want that to be in the past – I want it to be in the future.
You have to work more than your adversary.
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization.
Acting for me is not that quid pro quo.
From the wrestling of his own soul with the great enemy, comes that depth and mystery which startles us in Hamlet.
Your performance gets you promoted. It doesn’t matter if you’re brown, back or white.
When I was about 5 I think, I desperately wanted to be a pirate and have the hat and everything.
Golf is a spiritual game. It’s like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
The final release point for the fastball is the tips of your fingers.
All the men in my family were bearded, and most of the women.
W. C. Fields
But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace?
I don’t count that relationship with Ricky. It’s just like a blip at this point. I had to fall in love with the devil himself to get this sweet angel, Jack.
The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel’d to heaven is no artist.
I like to see love stories: romantic comedy or romantic drama.
Brick and mortar businesses – and the communities that depend on them – cannot continue to bear an unfair sales tax burden from which their on-line competitors are effectively exempt.
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.
I learned the way a monkey learns – by watching its parents.
I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It’s not. Mine had me trained in two days.
It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
Our country’s national crime is lynching. It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury, or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob.
Ida B. Wells
The very desire for guarantees that our values are eternal and secure in some objective heaven is perhaps only a craving for the certainties of childhood or the absolute values of our primitive past.
Queen has taken the all of our time for last four or five years, you know.
And I’ve been lucky in that I haven’t had another job besides acting in the last five years.
One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it’s the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language.
It’s queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
God isn’t compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
I decided to do the maximum to hold onto the lead for as long as possible. That is why I pushed so hard from the beginning. I was at 100 percent concentration.
We fought no better, perhaps, than they. We exhibited, perhaps, no higher individual qualities.
So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don’t even know that fire is hot.
If this whole acting thing doesn’t work out, I’ll just get a talk show.
Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.
Our emphasis on political coverage from the day we were born here was well-founded, and we believe there were opportunities there that we could do it in a more interesting, appealing and balanced way.
You had to make sure that the tone of your dress was not the same tone as the curtains, for instance.
The perfection of art is to conceal art.
Marcus Fabius Quintilian
The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur.
We expected to have a good time with Clive Davis ’cause I’ve always liked him, his shows. I’ve sort of followed his career a bit ’cause he had a lot of that on PBS over here.
The best umpired game is the game in which the fans cannot recall the umpires who worked it.
The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to defend universal literacy as a central goal of our education system, or are we bold enough to see what’s actually happening to our culture?
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations.
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.
E. B. White
But I don’t believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything.
One of the things about leadership is that you’ve got to show up. And if you want to be president of the United States you’ve got to make a case to the American people that Barack Obama needs to be dismissed from his position.
The vast majority of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, even after interrogation, had no further intel value whatsoever.
I don’t have to play football.
The show had run its course on the Fox network.
Anything outside marriage seems like freedom and excitement.
Massachusetts women as a rule adhere too strongly to old-time conventions.
Julia Ward Howe