Top Quotes About Anything
Anything in history or nature that can be described as changing steadily can be seen as heading toward catastrophe.
The biggest problem has been exhaustion. I’ve spent about 6 of the last 14 years completely bedridden.
The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.
It was great. I mean, it’s a blast directing underwater stuff.
David R. Ellis
I certainly gained a lot by reading about Shanghai.
Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
In the main it will be found that a power over a man’s support (salary) is a power over his will.
Everyone is of course free to interpret the work in his own way. I think seeing a picture is one thing and interpreting it is another.
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
But Tammy Faye calls me, and Ron Jeremy calls me, Erik Estrada sends me a Christmas card every year.
Never let an inventor run a company. You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market.
E. F. Schumacher
It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
Sept. 11 represented a terrorist attack aimed at destroying everything that America stands for – our freedoms and our way of life.
And I think it is the genius of actors to be able to escape whatever people are expecting of them. Otherwise you become like a factory worker.
The value of an item – in the mind of a consumer – is simply the difference between the anticipated price and the price on the tag.
Roy H. Williams
Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
I don’t know how one actually would define obscenity. I’m sure the definition is different according to the age one is living in.
I think tolerance is something everybody needs to be reminded of, especially in a reactionary political world. Well, actually, I should say, a reactionary political climate.
For my children, it makes sense to talk about modernizing Social Security, letting them create stronger personal accounts, letting them get a higher rate of return over the long run.
You must have been a beautiful baby, ‘Cos baby just look at you now.
I think that’s so strange, because they do know that we’re all actors and we perform things that have not necessarily anything to do with us personally.
So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations.
Newspaper readership is declining like crazy. In fact, there’s a good chance that nobody is reading my column.
You know, being an entertainer is partly being on the road, and a lot of your songs come from the road.
Don’t believe in miracles – depend on them.
Laurence J. Peter
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
Charles de Gaulle
I wouldn’t not want to be a director and write as I wouldn’t not to want to be a writer and direct movies.
Because Ritchie Valens WAS the real deal. He was only starting, but in the time he spent in the business, he made big impact. I don’t know if anybody could have made a bigger one.
I haven’t stopped playing. If you play all the time, then your chops are up and you tend to grow.
It’s difficult to believe that Al Gore was oblivious to the existing laws. He has to respond at some point.
If image is everything, how can the Democratic presidential hopefuls compete with a President fresh from a war victory.
My main frustration is the fear of cancer from low dose radiation, even by radiologists.
I think I was supposed to play jazz.
Diplomacy is not an end in itself if it does not advance U.S. interests.
Politics is the diversion of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men.
George Jean Nathan
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Viktor E. Frankl
Every paleontologist knows that most new species, genera, and families, and that nearly all categories above the level of family appear in the record suddenly and are not led up to by known, gradual, completely continuous transitional sequences.
George G. Simpson
There are a lot of clear thinkers everywhere.
Science is a self-sufficient activity.
We’re not children here. The law is-how should I put it? A convenience. Or a convenience for some people, and an inconvenience for other people.
An effective human being is a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.
Ida P. Rolf
Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Everybody’s journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality.
James A. Baldwin
My comedy is different every time I do it. I don’t know what the hell I’m doing.
I parody myself every chance I get. I try to make fun of myself and let people know that I’m a human being, and these things that have happened to me are real. I’m not just some cartoon who exists and suddenly doesn’t exist.
I was not someone who participated in other people’s castles.
To the contrary, I believe the U.S. military has already done all that has been asked of them. Saddam Hussein is on trial. The threat from alleged weapons of mass destruction programs in Iraq has been neutralized.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
John F. Kennedy
A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal.
Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad.
I’ve had a normal life, but I have struggled to get here. It hasn’t been handed to me and it hasn’t been easy.