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.
When I say artist I mean the man who is building things – creating molding the earth – whether it be the plains of the west – or the iron ore of Penn. It’s all a big game of construction – some with a brush – some with a shovel – some choose a pen.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
You write about what you know.
You can be stern and forthright, and that’s my management style, but when you lose it totally, that’s a sign of weakness.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
The shows at the Hilton are the most exciting shows I’ve ever done. The stage is huge, but the theater is intimate, so we can have a magnificent production and still connect with the audience.
I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face.
In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony, Texans first established a provisional government in 1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after.
I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.
When you don’t know that you don’t know, it’s a lot different than when you do know that you don’t know.
In subsequent years the groups you named had important roles in educating people about the real issues in Washington and Raleigh, and within the Democratic Party.
The fact to which we have got to cling, as to a lifebelt, is that it is possible to be a normal decent person and yet be fully alive.
An optimist is a fellow who believes what’s going to be will be postponed.
I think it took me a while to convince Nashville that what I do is genuine and my heart’s in the right place, and I love country music.
If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you.
I didn’t have any idea that I would be able to have a career in film.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
He took pride in belonging to the world’s most exclusive club: the United States Senate.
It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important.
I remember times when the whole music scene was just flourishing.
A lot of celebrities, especially when you’re talking about the really big ones, live in what I call the fame bubble. Nobody ever says no to them or challenges them or even teases them.
The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi.
The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
I don’t want to dress up a picture with just my face.
The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands.
The more we pour the big machines, the fuel, the pesticides, the herbicides, the fertilizer and chemicals into farming, the more we knock out the mechanism that made it all work in the first place.
David R. Brower
Corporations cannot commit treason, or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
The person whose face is between your legs is gonna get lockjaw.
We want you to visit our State of Excitement often. Come again and again. But for heaven’s sake, don’t move here to live. Or if you do have to move in to live, don’t tell any of your neighbors where you are going.
I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens.
I was told in high school that the last game during your senior year stays with you forever, which is true.
Ford Fairlane was one of those movies that was so much fun to make that it was bound not to be a big hit.
Pain’s not bad, it’s good. It teaches you things. I understand that.
The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn… tired of common sense and civilization.
F. L. Lucas
Am I willing to give up what I have in order to be what I am not yet? Am I able to follow the spirit of love into the desert? It is a frightening and sacred moment. There is no return. One’s life is charged forever. It is the fire that gives us our shape.
Reactive arthritis is something I’ve been dealing with for nearly a year.
I don’t need the money, dear. I work for art.
I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear… that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived.
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing; a sentence printed, if not by God, then at least by the Devil.
The kind of national goal we ought to be thinking about is way beyond national product – it is how do we as a nation help our children be the best kinds of people they could possibly be?
Am I calm all the time? That is a question to ask my mother. I am very happy in my home. I have a good family, that gives me something extra.
I definitely think there was some overacting on the part of the customers and the wait staff. The people who came in during the shooting were clearly there to have a moment on television, and that’s fine.
Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
Nicolas de Chamfort
Know how to effectively voice a complaint or make a claim at a retail store.
Marilyn vos Savant
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle at the onset.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
We need to defeat al Queda and other terrorist organizations.
If we wish our nature to be free and joyous, we should bring our activities into same order.
If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.
And not only that but… when the station is completed, there will be an international crew made of astronauts coming from different cultural experiences, speaking different languages, but working together for a common goal.