Top Quotes About Anything
Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he’s losing; nobody wants you to quit when you’re ahead.
As freak legislation, the antitrust laws stand alone. Nobody knows what it is they forbid.
It’s almost Armageddon if the Japanese and Chinese don’t buy our debt. I don’t know where we could get the money. I think we’ve let ourselves get in a terrible situation and I think we ought to try and get out of it.
I’ve never felt like I was born with a silver spoon at all, although I’ve felt like howling at the moon a lot of times!
As for collaboration – I have done a lot, 26 books, and found publishers increasingly resistive to them. It’s not that the books are bad; editors won’t even read them.
It’s hard to blame someone because they simply don’t have time.
I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It’s time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It’s time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is.
At this rate, I’ll live forever.
David O. Selznick
I try to gauge whether a girl likes me before I make a move. I would write a page-long note to a girl.If she wrote a whole page back, I knew she liked me, too. If she wrote back like two words, then I figured I’d move on.
If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to be locked up.
Hunter S. Thompson
In life every effort is marked down at the end as a win or a loss.
Edward Bennett Williams
You know, we travelled a lot when I was a kid because my father was wherever the work was.
I always said it was to be dumb enough to do what Marlon Perkins said to do.
I’m not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell
If you fire people, you fire customers.
All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations.
I do everything all wrong, but I think for me that’s the best, because I don’t think I have a voice.
Genealogy, n. An account of one’s descent from a man who did not particularly care to trace his own.
Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
Alfred de Vigny
I would say that I’m finding my voice in more ways than one.
So many people have said that to me, that what they really like about Alex is what she brings out in Marissa, and what this situation brings out in her, a hint of happiness and another side to her character.
Old and young, we are all on our last cruise.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I told her I wanted a plastic surgeon to sew me up, and I wanted her to freeze my ovaries, so I could harvest the eggs and have a biological child through a surrogate.
Even though there’s no forum for me on the radio for the kind of music I sing anymore, I am still excited about having a career where I can sing the best music in the world, and people will come and hear me because of the hit records I’ve had in the past.
Death and the dice level all distinctions.
All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.
W. Edwards Deming
The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.
Concepts of justice must have hands and feet to carry out justice in every case in the shortest possible time and the lowest possible cost. This is the challenge to every lawyer and judge in America.
Warren E. Burger
A witty saying proves nothing.
It makes you feel good to know that there’s other people afflicted like you.
This is slavery, not to speak one’s thought.
I like to open for a band as it brings on sort of a challenge and it makes things more interesting. It reminds me of when we were just starting out because we would open for other bands in the beginning.
Through their play Barbara imagined their lives as adults. They used the dolls to reflect the adult world around them. They would sit and carry on conversations, making the dolls real people.
My husband used to take care of the business part of this, and after he died I found I wasn’t really any good at it. I hate remembering who owes me what and bugging them if they haven’t paid me.
The present age has seen a great slump in humanist values.
Show business has been really, really good to me because I can work and take a lot of time off, and I’m extremely undisciplined person.
A lot of people thought this dream must be madness, but we are not crazy.
Being made in the image of God, man was the crown of creation.
War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.
To me, Bill’s musical heart is in Earthworks, in the jazz they are playing, in the acoustic kit.
It didn’t seem remotely possible. I had no idea how people got those jobs, I didn’t know what the steps were, it never even dawned on me. It seemed so outside the realm of possibility.
Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.
Warren G. Bennis
Having no diplomatic representation in Washington, China has no sources which allow her to check the character of applicants and therefore makes the practice of refusing everybody from the United States.
Anna Louise Strong
It’s funny how most activists are pacifists.
Usually I can hear the pianos, the saxophone, and usually I can hear Ronnie. But I really need to listen to Keith and Mick. The rest of the band is sort of an embellishment to that.
Handsome, thin, sophisticated men often fall madly in love with larger women, we just never see it on TV.
All pitchers are liars or crybabies.
You gotta keep the funny intact.
Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores.
I think my mum has the foulest mouth of anyone I’ve ever met.