Top Quotes About Anything
At the constitutional level where we work, 90 percent of any decision is emotional. The rational part of us supplies the reasons for supporting our predilections.
William O. Douglas
The last two years with the Eagles were pretty intense times. There was a lot of drinking and we were all getting high a lot. My parents were relieved when I got off the Eagles treadmill.
I’m horrified of lobsters. And shrimp and lobsters are the cockroaches of the ocean.
It’s not just about a coach telling you what to do and just following it unthinkingly.
Why do we need to wait until somebody sells 10 million records to give people a show like that? What about us smaller, hungry folk? At least gimme a curtain!
That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.
We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
After you’re older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
Helen Gurley Brown
True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.
F. H. Bradley
I boxed 15 years in a club.
It’s been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth.
R. Lee Ermey
I think the thing you always got to keep in mind, you know, hockey is a game of one-on-one battles.
They appear to have had a higher voter turnout in Iraq than we did in our recent federal elections, and we didn’t have terrorists threatening to kill our families if we voted.
I like being a strong, independent woman, and to be honest, I was never afraid to be on my own.
So, I’m happy to do that because it’s a wonderful working relationship but I will be going out for pilot season for half hour work and that’s the gamble I’m taking.
Charlie Rose is the ultimate ad.
But since the middle of the century in particular, the music has become very irregular in rhythm.
I highly recommend tantric sex workshops.
I never thought I’d get a chance to sing with Wilson Pickett but we did.
Being a publicist is like management in a lot of ways – you’re their friend, you’re their mother, you’re their confidante.
People always say that you can’t please everybody. I think that’s a cop-out. Why not attempt it? ‘Cause think of all the people you will please if you try.
Unfortunately, we don’t get a second chance. We’ve already played them twice.
To explore different parts of yourself and different emotional lives… not to hide from who you are but to actually explore who you are.
Chaplin was notoriously strict with his sons and rarely gave them spending money.
From where I am sitting much of the country now sees the President the way I have seen him since the campaign. He is an ambitious leftist, with little understanding of economics, and with far-reaching goals to create significant and irreversible growth of government and redistribution of wealth through dramatic changes in tax, regulatory, and spending policies.
Charles W. Calomiris
I’m just trying to make a smudge on the collective unconscious.
I never felt interpretation was my job.
Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.
The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I’m working on. And I think that’s going to make me last longer than me.
We all come from our own little planets. That’s why we’re all different. That’s what makes life interesting.
Robert E. Sherwood
For so long as the Jew has even one ally, he will be convinced – in his smallness of mind – that his salvation came from that ally. It is only when he is alone – against all of his own efforts and frantic attempts – that he will, through no choice, be compelled to turn to G-d.
I write funny. If I can make my wife laugh, I know I’m on the right track. But yes, I don’t like to get Maudlin. And I have a tendency towards it.
If consciousness can function independently of the body during one’s lifetime, it could be able to do the same after death.
I’m acting for the pleasure of it.
As far as the targets hit by the Islamic attackers, I do not consider the WTC a U.S. institution, but the headquarters of most that’s wrong with our present masters.
Display advertising and the movies, though they may dull the wits, certainly stimulate the eyes.
John Dos Passos
Despite the demands of this job, one of the things my wife and I try to do is to spend time together alone. And one of the things we really enjoy doing together is seeing a good movie.
When I left Europe in 1987 I did so with the thought that my relevance as a composition teacher would benefit from a certain cool distance to certain tendencies I had been observing for several years with increasing disquiet.
The incestuous relationship between government and big business thrives in the dark.
I always considered myself being an organizer. I’m very good at teaching singers, I’m very good at staging a show, to entertain people. But I never included myself. I never applied this to me as an artist.
No, I did a film called ‘Death and the Compass’ as well.
At some of the venues, the audience was so loud we could hardly hear what was happening on stage, which kind of threw us back to 1983, when we had very similar reactions on a much bigger scale.
Roger Andrew Taylor
It seems to be that when these communist regimes take over – if you look at the example of Vietnam or Cambodia or Nicaragua – that even in conditions of peace they don’t seem to be able to figure out how to support their people, and the human suffering is enormous.
I used to cry myself to sleep every night. I missed singing so much. And performing. Man, I missed it so much.
I might be doing a lot more theater, which is kind of what I love, but there’s simply no time for.
There’s something almost adolescent about Whitman’s paean to everything that was and remains good about America.
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
We regard intelligence as man’s main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.
When good befalls a man he calls it Providence, when evil fate.
I mean, I guess I started during the comedy boom, so it was literally like, on Sunday you could decide you wanted to be a comic, and on Monday, you could be on stage.
We need women leaders. But we need them to have a vision for something.