Top Quotes About Anything
Artists usually don’t make all that much money, and they often keep their artistic hobby despite the money rather than due to it.
I would rather propose a bureau somewhat similar to that which we have in the Universal Postal Union.
Most people think of success and failure as opposites, but they both are products of the same process.
Roger von Oech
People are no damned good.
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
Honore De Balzac
I think that both men, Bush and Blair, will be damned in history. Both men have made their respective countries the two most hated countries in the world.
Well, I love fishing. I wouldn’t kill a fly myself but I’ve no hesitation in killing a fish. A lot of men are like that. No bother. Out you come. Thump. And that’s not the only reason.
There’s only one thing money won’t buy, and that is poverty.
Joe E. Lewis
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.
We all get swept up in the hype machine. Nobody is immune to that.
A people must have dignity and identity.
I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
The devil made me do it.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.
There are some sick people in this world.
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
Accomplishment is socially judged by ill defined criteria so that one has to rely on others to find out how one is doing.
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
I can no more think of my own life without thinking of wine and wines and where they grew for me and why I drank them when I did and why I picked the grapes and where I opened the oldest procurable bottles, and all that, than I can remember living before I breathed.
M. F. K. Fisher
Just an hour with you, and I understand why we had to meet.
And the people who live in the southern part of my state do not have a secure environment. To wit, there are signs that the government put up that say, ‘Warning. You are in a drug smuggling area and a human smuggling area.’
In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.
Often, a serial killer has no felony record.
If I want to continue to build the kind of effort we have with Do Something, being in a public office would help. I wouldn’t rule it out, but it’s not something I feel determined to do.
The Preparatory Commission held a total of four sessions, the last of which took place just under two years after its creation, from 31 January to 14 February 1967.
Alfonso G. Robles
A common misconception is that the costs of health care are cheaper in rural America, when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive and more difficult to access.
Of all the movies I’ve done in my life, the one where I play a crazy awful psycho woman finds me my husband.
She has a wash and wear bridal gown.
As this body of knowledge has evolved, a much more critical job for researchers and scientists has evolved into explaining and educating policy makers and the public to the risks of global warming and the possible consequences of action or of no action.
The moment a man sets his thoughts down on paper, however secretly, he is in a sense writing for publication.
While many of us never knew Ronald Reagan personally, we felt close to him because we shared his lighthearted sense of humor, admired his uncommon virtue, and were moved by his remarkable wisdom.
But when it comes to writing the thing that I’ve sort of been thinking about lately, is why? You know, is it rational? Is it logical that anybody should be expected to be afraid of the work that they feel they were put on this Earth to do.
By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think I have earned punishment just as little as the tens of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties.
I think that rap is narrative, when it’s done right.
Invisible Boy was fun. Everybody else’s character, they knew where they were at already as a superhero. But invisible boy’s character, you kind of grow up with him within the movie.
The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
My countrymen have the right to shake my hand and talk to me if they so wish. Don’t forget that their support and their reading of my works is what brought me the Nobel prize.
Please write music like Wagner, only louder.
It’s a great feeling to think that I can be a friend to so many people through my movies.
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.
John F. Kennedy
Such is life and life is such and after all it isn’t much. First a cradle. Then a hearse. It might have been better, but it could have been worse.
I do not wear my emotions on my sleeve. I was once described by my own son Stephen as an emotional ostrich.
I love funky styles. Not preppy or rock, just funky!
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
William E. Gladstone
I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted.
Great success in examinations does naturally not as a rule go with originality of thought.
Man need not be degraded to a machine by being denied to be a ghost in a machine.
I am not a black artist, I am an artist.
Very few editors worry about heresy – their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro