Top Quotes About Anything
Anything from 1-0 to 2-0 would be a nice result.
As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity, I was a traveler. I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist, and a musician. All my life I’ve been traveling.
This business is all about being seen, and the more people see you the better.
It is not I who have lost the Athenians, but the Athenians who have lost me.
Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges.
Each concession we make is accompanied by an inner diminution of which we are not immediately conscious.
Emile M. Cioran
As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.
Take what you can use and let the rest go by.
The church must be the critic and guide of the state, and never its tool.
God, he deals you blows that at sometimes you think you can’t handle and in the last year there have been things that we thought we couldn’t handle but we’ve dealt with it up until this point.
We have to believe in free-will. We’ve got no choice.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Just think how happy you would be if you lost everything you have right now, and then got it back again.
Whenever we seek to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we do so by attempting to give that responsibility to some other individual or organization or entity. But this means we then give away our power to that entity.
M. Scott Peck
I aimed at the Archduke. I do not remember what I thought at that moment.
Jackie Gleason said that comedy is the most exacting form of dramatic art, because it has an instant critic: laughter.
When drawings of the main buildings I have designed in the last five years are juxtaposed, the fact that they all involve the pursuit of certain configurations is obvious to anyone.
It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God’s mercy and Christ’s merits; but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away; and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband’s arms, and to lie down with Him.
We had people of all backgrounds coming together – all races, all creeds, all colors, all status in life. And coming together there was a kind of quiet dignity and a kind of sense of caring and a feeling of joint responsibility.
I see Earth! It is so beautiful!
In America today, the percentage of children and adolescents who are defined as overweight is more than double what it was in the early 1970s.
My recovery, though slower than hoped for, is nevertheless assured.
Frederick W. Borden
At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations were loath to hire beginners, so I had to go across the river.
Our sages of blessed memory have said that we must not enjoy any pleasure in this world without reciting a blessing.
Shmuel Y. Agnon
My fiancee and I recently eloped. We went on a fabulous honeymoon to Europe, and I was able to see and do everything I wanted without worrying about taking it easy.
Perhaps more than any other, the food industry is very sensitive to consumer demand.
The Church exists to connect people at the level of their hunger for a new world.
Rowan D. Williams
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
B. R. Ambedkar
You’re playing serious music, and you want to be taken seriously. When they get my age wrong on the program, I wish they’d make me older.
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded.
James M. Barrie
Clothes should look as if a woman was born into them. It is a form of possession, this belonging to one another.
Our tax policies, the tax relief and reform we passed in 2003 and 2005, helped get government out of the way of America’s entrepreneurs, and our unemployment rate is now lower than it was in the 1970s, the 1980s, and the 1990s.
Writing poetry makes you intensely conscious of how words sound, both aloud and inside the head of the reader. You learn the weight of words and how they sound to the ear.
Can our mind evolve to be something other than an extension of our animal needs?
If giving points to some students to achieve greater diversity is a quota system in violation of the Constitution, how can the awarding of points to the children of a less diverse alumni be upheld?
I can walk through the front door of any factory and out the back and tell you if it’s making money or not. I can just tell by the way it’s being run and by the spirit of the workers.
Harvey S. Firestone
Getting comments like that from even the young people at the shows who probably aren’t singers, the girls who just tell me that I’m an inspiration to them, for one reason or another.
In these days a man is nobody unless his biography is kept so far posted up that it may be ready for the national breakfast-table on the morning after his demise.
As a lifelong Oregonian, I prefer our forests green, not black.
It’s sometimes impossible to fit in all the music we want to fit in, in an hour and 45 minute show.
I liked the game, I enjoyed the game, and the game fed me enough, and gave me enough rewards to reinforce that this is something that I should spend time doing, and that I could possibly make a priority in my life, versus other sports.
We were all so different, temperamentally from one another, it’s impossible to believe that we were together for so long. The cast and crew. How could we be more different from one another? It’s difficult to imagine. But something lovely came of it.
Don’t go to the grave with life unused.
I was not a member of the SS.
Consult duty not events.
Walter Savage Landor
If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and fears, to which the Bible addresses itself, it might rival it in distribution.
The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Every time I wake up, I see myself like somebody beat me up.
I don’t believe in angels, no. But I do have a wee parking angel. It’s on my dashboard and you wind it up. The wings flap and it’s supposed to give you a parking space. It’s worked so far.
Aggression only moves in one direction – it creates more aggression.
Margaret J. Wheatley
You are a pest, by the very nature of that camera in your hand.