Top Quotes About Anything
And with the money from your corn, from your rents, and from the issues of pleas in your courts, and from your stock, arrange the expenses of your kitchen and your wines and your wardrobe and the wages of servants, and subtract your stock.
Give Hamas 90 days to pick a lane, then react.
But when we came out of camp, that’s when I first realized that being in camp, that being Japanese-American, was something shameful.
These guys live and breathe football; they get something out of going to the training ground every day.
I don’t exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it.
J. D. Salinger
I also found out that I liked biochemical research and that I could do it.
You know, Stephen says, in the movies no one ever goes to the bathroom. They shave, they brush their teeth. He goes right at this sort of funny taboo we have about the bathroom, and he turned it into this nightmare, you know, your worst fear of what’s in there.
We were lumped into the Lite Metal radio bands.
My Republican friends are lamenting reconciliation. But I would recommend for them to go back and look at history.
No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more that pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
W. Clement Stone
Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.
Wherever the fates lead us let us follow.
I’m not an actress who can create a character. I play me.
Mary Tyler Moore
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.
E. Joseph Cossman
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.
Alexis de Tocqueville
What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character?
In school I was pretty quiet. Kinda shy until my junior year. But at home I was a freak.
Obama sounded like Al Gore on global warming. The more the case for man-made warming falls apart, the more hysterical Gore gets about an imminent catastrophe. The more public support his stimulus bill loses, the more Obama embraces fear-mongering.
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
William Jennings Bryant
The teams who play against us don’t give us any gifts, but we were too kind.
The most important thing is God’s blessing and if you believe in God and you believe in yourself, you have nothing to worry about.
I think in the wake of Katrina, the Coast Guard may well have been the only entity or agency that came out of that exercise free of fault and free of blame.
We talk a lot in our home together about where we’re going, what I’m doing.
In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners.
I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness.
The UN structure is one-sided, stacked against the world of Islam.
Sometimes it seemed to me I could not look at those silent little figures; that I must go north, to the grim coal fields, to the Rocky Mountain camps, where the labor fight is at least fought by grown men.
Mary Harris Jones
It was fun. That was something I came to fairly late.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
You really are as hot as your last movie. And it goes away really quickly.
Brian De Palma
The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror – not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.
I’ve said for a long time, clearly the – a, a critical key to success in the region is going to be Pakistan and our relationship with Pakistan, which was one that was broken in the late ’80s and which we’ve worked hard to restore.
The idea that we cause harm by doing what we perceive to be the right thing, that’s another theme that interests me. Because most people don’t intend to cause harm, they cause harm by doing the right thing – in their mind.
When I left HEEP I didn’t know what I wanted! It took me a long time to adjust to life away from the band and the only thing I knew was that I didn’t want to repeat my mistakes!
All the sounds of the earth are like music.
It’s an important thing to remember where you came from.
The plausible outcomes range from the gradual and benign to the more precipitous and damaging.
When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar, and the lightnings blaze around us it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
I think I can deceive people. I’m like, the nice, sweet girl when you meet me. And I don’t have any bad intentions. But I’m a bad girl too.
The real question isn’t whether you love your kids or not, but how well you are able to demonstrate your love and caring so that your children really feel loved.
Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Writing for young children I find I often use particular jokes with words and exaggerated, funny events, but some of these haunt the more complex stories for older children too.
Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt… doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
While I don’t script and I don’t use other performers, I think my taste for underlying precision gives me something in common with Allan and George Brecht.
I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell… we can’t dance synonyms.
I see wonderful films by Bertolucci, Visconti, and Fellini.
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
P. J. O'Rourke
I mean, as long as it doesn’t have a bra attached, guys can take a risk and wear stylish things that went out of style 30 years ago. As things go around, they come around.
One of the rewards of success is freedom, the ability to do whatever you like.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.