Top Quotes About Anything
And I have to say, I agree with some of the criticisms that some have made about that state program which allocates the grant money on a very rigid formula all across the country, with a certain percentage to each state.
As much as I liked and admired the various members of the Kennedy family, my first loyalty was to Jackie.
I went to ballet school for nine years, and there was an agent for the whole school who happened to be there visiting one of the performances. She suggested an audition.
I don’t know if everybody is ready to hear a woman tell them so-and-so is going to run off left tackle. But you know what? They’re going to hear it.
Research promoted by NARA within a major coalition of Federal and private sector research partners has at last demonstrated that an Electronic Records Archives can be built.
Microsoft isn’t evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.
And I think they loved me because I loved being part of their team, you know, and I quite often say to kids, that I was the worst player in the world’s best football team – and that was good enough for me.
My position is not that John Kerry is either Jesus Christ or the prophet Mohammad. My position is that John Kerry is the possibility of restarting politics.
Americans are sick and tired of political gamesmanship.
For years, I looked to Bruce Lee as a mentor as being a Chinese and Asian man living in this country.
People’s identities as Indians, as Asians, or as members of the human race, seemed to give way – quite suddenly – to sectarian identification with Hindu, Muslim, or Sikh communities.
Stuart Davis has more to do with what the United States is like than Hopper.
We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.
P. D. James
Our society’s need for escapism has always interested me.
This sense of power is the highest and best of pleasures when the belief on which it is founded is a true belief, and has been fairly earned by investigation.
William Kingdon Clifford
It’s important to e alive in those moment, especially when you’re doing something you love to do.
During our travels, the Indians entertained me well; and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home.
Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment.
When I see myself on film it makes me smile, I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun. I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do.
I think childhood is to everyone a lost land.
I think to be a successful comic, you have to be exceptionally smart and exceptionally perceptive.
Everybody thinks that I did this and I did that, but I just went along with the times.
People first, then money, then things.
I have always felt that this story is universal. When I began to understand the details of the history, I felt that the most compelling aspect was not what happened, but what continues to happen and how it is denied.
You can have a laugh in Los Angeles, or you can weep in Los Angeles, depending on your attitude towards it.
There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.
There’s an element of tongue-in-cheek in every one of our songs. Walking off into the sunset, holding hands, and being married forever was not exactly a brand new idea.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Totem poles and wooden masks no longer suggest tribal villages but fashionable drawing rooms in New York and Paris.
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator. I want to set before my fellow human beings a man in every way true to nature; and that man will be myself.
The more chaos there is, the more science holds on to abstract systems of control, and the more chaos is engendered.
William Irwin Thompson
A great artist is a great man in a great child.
I can’t sit still for 10 minutes.
I would hope we would begin a series of projects that would do more to bring the different parts of the university together in the study of Asia, for example, in the study of the professions in Asia.
You can safely appeal to the United Nations in the comfortable certainty that it will let you down.
Conor Cruise O'Brien
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
I always did each show for about two years. So if you play the music, it just comes back to me.
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking.
H. L. Mencken
You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.
Every day we do get closer to a cure. Three out of four children who are diagnosed with cancer will survive the disease, but that is not good enough. The loss of one child to this disease is too much.
I’m not gangly; I’m very coordinated. I do have a bit of a baby face. But I guess that just means I’ll be working longer.
I can’t die but once.
There are sometimes problems for which there is no immediate solution, and there are sometimes problems for which there is no solution.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
What I’m working on is for people to be able to say that Kippenberger had this really good mood.
Nowadays people don’t know how to handle it if all the ends aren’t tied up and they’re not told what to think in films. And if they’re challenged, they think it’s something wrong with the film.
Well, a lot of our concerts do okay, and I know we still get royalty checks which still isn’t that important, but again, I have to just say that we’re making our records.
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.
While the government can tell you that I am an innocent man, the government’s letter cannot give me back my good name or my reputation.