Top Quotes About Anything
Being by the nature of my upbringing, all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity, crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live.
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.
The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years.
George Bernard Shaw
We became Morris and Morecambe. This partnership did not last long, however.
I’m terrified about the day that I enter the gates of heaven and God says to me, just a minute.
Literature delivers tidings of the world within and the world without.
George Henry Lewes
Don’t buy the bootlegs, save your stuff, everything’s coming back out.
I wish we had more visible Christian and Catholic leaders who talked about love.
Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere.
Van Wyck Brooks
If wanted to play a sport, I played a sport. If I wanted to do things that many girls born in 1950 didn’t do, I did it.
Pier Angeli was in the movie called Sea of Sand that Guy Green directed where this idea came up.
The one thing I’m convinced George W. Bush is good at is bipartisanship. It’s clearly something he enjoys personally.
We were excited to win, staying undefeated is just the icing.
My son Barry, of course, has been on from the beginning. And his son Shane is playing now a med student regularly on the show. And at one point or another, I’ve had all four of his kids on the show.
Dick Van Dyke
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
I paint people not because of what they are like, not exactly in spite of what they are like, but how they happen to be.
Charlie Brown is almost a tragic figure.
I don’t see all the movies that come out.
When you look at our programme for the next few weeks, you do not fancy a trip to the Oktoberfest.
It still surprises me when I find something in any North Carolina newspaper that isn’t mad at me about something.
At this stage, what would be rewarding would be for audiences to want to watch.
It’s hard to be happy when you are facing 120 to 140 degree temperatures and nothing seems to be moving in a direction that you think or they think or you’ve been told it’s supposed to be moving in.
People in the record business would say, Well, Pras, you know, you haven’t been out in a while, maybe you should get today’s hottest producer or rapper to do something.
It’s a living, breathing thing, acting.
Give these Indians little farms, survey them, let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses, cows, sheep, things that they can call their own, and it will do away with tribal Indians.
Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen.
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.
Charles M. Schulz
Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.
The best thing on translation was said by Cervantes: translation is the other side of a tapestry.
The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance.
There is no prodigy in our profession. If you see all the great singer of the past, none of them are.
This life that has been given to us as a gift, as such a precious gift. To really try to understand it, really try to recognize it, is the greatest meditation. Through the media of this Knowledge we can tap into our inner sources that are so beautiful.
I had some hesitations about philosophy because, if you worked out a philosophical theory, it was hard to know whether you were going to be able to prove it or whether other theories had just as good a claim on belief.
Stephen Cole Kleene
I delight in what I fear.
As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it.
And indeed this theme has been at the centre of all my research since 1943, both because of its intrinsic fascination and my conviction that a knowledge of sequences could contribute much to our understanding of living matter.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.
The kind of acting I used to enjoy no longer exists because your prime consideration is the budget, running time, the cost – and whether they’ll understand it in Milwaukee.
I’m a normal teen-ager except for my size.
Cage’s Music of Changes was a further indication that the arts in general were beginning to consciously deal with the “given” material and, to varying degrees, liberating them from the inherited, functional concepts of control.
If liberals want to send tens of millions of dollars down the drain, I have no problem with that.
The person who receives the most favors is the one who knows how to return them.
Every time I’ve done something that doesn’t feel right, it’s ended up not being right.
Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured.
Of what shall a man be proud, if he is not proud of his friends?
Robert Louis Stevenson
My only obligation is to keep myself and other people guessing.
Argentine political life is like the life of an ant community or an African forest tribe: full of events, full of crisis and deaths, but life is always cyclical, and the year ends as it begins.
V. S. Naipaul
I discovered very early that it wasn’t quite enough for me to imitate people.
The problems that I really like to solve are our cultural problems.
The calls that I have received from President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the fact that there are other people that are suffering every bit as much as I am, and that our whole nation is going through a tragedy together, I think we have to think about those things.