Top Quotes About Anything
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
You know what you are best at, and writing is just not my thing, but I like it.
People like Beck and Shawn Colvin are some of the people I listen to lately.
The Nation needs to take a new approach to our energy problems.
I was looked at as weird, odd, not fitting in with the Hollywood crowd.
The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.
It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don’t change and alter the story because of people who’ve invested in it and what to put product in a shot.
In my own defense, I wrote a one-man show, and that to me was more where I fit.
But I just wonder what it would be like to be able to go places without people recognizing me.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
A. A. Milne
Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner.
If you really think about it, when watching television, you have product placement all the time.
My mom was a Democrat and I was scared to death that she was gonna blow it. First I was going to hell with Monroe, and now to Republican hell with Nixon.
The biggest challenge for everybody to realize out there is that we’re in a very complicated business world and that were all under one umbrella and it’s very challenging for everybody to figure out where the priorities lie and where the loyalties lie.
There is only one issue: man’s lack of experience in feeling his Divine self and his innate connection with the Divine. All other issues stem from this.
Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic.
Right now, my job is that I’m like an ambulance chaser. I’ve got to look for movies with white guys falling out of them.
The issue of terrorism must be dealt with firmly. We must work very hard to avoid loss of life. We must work very hard to avoid civilian casualties. And those terrorists and Baathists are holding the people of Fallujah hostage. We must release the hostages.
The fact is, Latinos now own their own lives and I believe they can afford to look back without judgment.
My state has the highest child poverty rate in all of New England, above the national average.
Patrick J. Kennedy
I don’t keep any copy of my books around… they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them.
I struggled for 15 years in this business before Miami Vice came along.
I think the women – Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu – are doing new conceptual things and using their voices to create new American music.
Whenever I arrive on a real location, I have to move around and work out what the best angles are going to be. When I was moving around with the lens, I discovered things that the naked eye would not have.
Liquid architecture. It’s like jazz – you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it’s a way of – for me, it’s a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city.
I have no message.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
I know the law… I am it’s greatest transgressor.
I could be a bit of a pain in the arse. Since I’ve come out of my cancer, I must say I intend to be even more of a pain in the arse.
The most colorful section of a bookstore is the display of SF books, with art by people like Wayne Barlow, who is a terrific artist.
But when it really happens I’m very fascinated, I’m waiting for the moment, because the moment where life abandons you and death steps in, that moment must be fantastic, no?
Stick with the optimists. It’s going to be tough enough even if they’re right.
Whenever you play dance music, it serves a function. It becomes a utility; you have to worry about the tempos and what you’re going to play for people. But when you’re playing for listening, you’re free.
I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.
Victoria de los Angeles
I think that you always have something left, that you take something of the character with you.
Religion is love; in no case is it logic.
Beatrice Potter Webb
When the E.U. and the U.S. agree, other countries follow.
For years, I sort of would try to write a story that somehow fit the title. And I don’t think it happened for maybe another four years that I actually thought of a story, the plot of a story that corresponded to that phrase.
You’ve got to learn to survive a defeat. That’s when you develop character.
Richard M. Nixon
He was somebody who made me think, I suppose, about the contemplative life. I’ve always been a city fellow, but I’ve often had vague thoughts about ‘checking out’ and perhaps going into a monastery and just seeing what it was like.
Great men of action… never mind on occasion being ridiculous; in a sense it is part of their job, and at times they all are.
If you’re a good singer, you’re going to make anything sound good.
It took me years to figure out that you don’t fall into a tub of butter, you jump for it.
Right now, I’m thinking in terms of just having a good band, man. Having a good act for the stage. Being a good performer, you know? Connected to that is future recordings, and future tunes, that kind of stuff.
The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.
I have this home in New York, I have a long-term relationship with my boyfriend, who’s from Australia, and I had this business that I had maintain. Even though I wasn’t actively shooting, there’s a lot of peripheral work.
I think that is a universal adolescent feeling, trying to find your place. The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment, I’ve yet to meet.
I always want to go back and do stand-up; I like the freedom.
I hope that what you take away from my album is not just the music – which I did want to be fun, and I did want it to be about individuality, but please also take away from it that there’s no dream that’s too big.
Many children’s writers don’t have children of their own.
Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.