Top Quotes About Anything
Anything beats an expensive stack of paper.
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
Today, nearly 40 percent of a senior’s healthcare spending is on pharmaceutical medications.
Well firstly, that points certainly at the need for international standards on biometrics that would move in the same direction so that we can have the same technical requirements.
I want my name back.
Then, of course, I played alto and tenor, wherever there were jobs.
Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people’s, if we are always criticizing trivial actions – which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
It really does take a lot of time to make records, to be in the studio and do all that stuff.
Actors get pigeonholed very quickly, particularly movie actors. In the theater, one is more used to casting people against type and trusting that their talent and skill will get them through.
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.
Have you ever found any logical reason why mutual promises are sufficient consideration for one another (like the two lean horses of a Calcutta hack who can only just stand together)? I have not.
I’m a Christian by choice.
It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!
Well, you would have to say what is the criteria to determine the success of any merger? It would have to be that the companies are stronger financially, that they took market share, and they are on a very steady footing in terms of their performance.
Funny is an attitude.
The word of man is the most durable of all material.
Power always thinks… that it is doing God’s service when it is violating all his laws.
The United States is a big country but unfortunately it seems it has the brain of a little bird not befitting the greatness of the country.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.
We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
H. L. Mencken
As my career has progressed, I’ve had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn’t change my desire to entertain folks. That’s really who I am.
Yes, it’s a prequel. It tells the story about how the girls were born with superpowers, but they weren’t necessarily heroes at the beginning of this movie, so the movie is about the events that happen in their life to make them decide to be heroes.
Yes, I did, I mean I painted er, in a kind of abstract expressionist way, because of course that was exciting.
The military is trying very hard right now to put a better face on Guantanamo, and I think they actually have tried to rid some of the extreme versions of abuse that we have read about.
As far as pacing the shoot is concerned, I know when I’ve got it. I don’t think there’s any reason to take ten takes unless you need them.
There’s no skill. You can be a rock and move into another cash bracket.
Thinking of the universe as a computer is controversial.
The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
William Jennings Bryan
I’m very happy. I like my work and the various aspects of it-going around the world, teaching the gospel according to St. Albert.
I did this role in Life Goes On as an HIV positive character and so emotionally that was the most challenging.
The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn’t.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Guess, if you can, and choose, if you dare.
There were a number of referendums in ’98 that most of the things I voted for passed. That’s very satisfying when you feel that most of the country is in step with your views.
No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.
It is, I think, particularly in periods of acknowledged crisis that scientists have turned to philosophical analysis as a device for unlocking the riddles of their field. Scientists have not generally needed or wanted to be philosophers.
It’s the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
The fact of the matter is that they are entitled to request a recount. We’re entitled to give them a recount.
I’m recording an album. It’s sort of techno mixed with garbage – you, know, intense in-your-face music.
This Congress has promised all manner of border security and port security to the tune of billions of dollars… yet we have – to date – funded our promises for port security at only $900 million. That’s quite a distance between what we say and what we actually do.
We now recognize that abuse and neglect may be as frequent in nuclear families as love, protection, and commitment are in nonnuclear families.
Smut, if it’s really smut, there’s nothing backing it up. It’s the easy way out.
You can’t pander to your audience. You might in the short term, but ultimately you can’t hoodwink them, either.
Peter Maxwell Davies
Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child’s delight added to your own – this is happiness.
J. B. Priestley
The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
I felt like the dark hair added like a toughness to my face also, which was really important.
There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.
In Spain there’s the king – and then there’s Antonio.
Organization charts and fancy titles count for next to nothing.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.