Top Quotes About Anything
Being horrible in a big film is a quicker nosedive than doing an obscure film and making no money.
You have to wait six months to purchase a fuel efficient automobile made from overseas.
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
Gun control? We need bullet control! I think every bullet should cost 5,000 dollars. Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar, we wouldn’t have any innocent bystanders.
The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky.
We can’t be guided – because we’re so far from it. We’ve so destroyed it. We’re so far from that that we can’t use it. I mean, Jim Bakker heard from God. What a good job he did!
We appropriately compared the lifestyle to that of drug addiction and alcoholism – lifestyles that one would be encouraged to seek help to leave – never encouraged to stay in.
I quote others only in order the better to express myself.
Michel de Montaigne
The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.
I found myself serving a sentence of public denial from the very second the raid on my apartment happened.
Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question – I struggle with it morally.
Men tend to be selfish.
If you look at the timing of many of the Greek dramas from the theatrical point of view, it’s all off, and I think the reason for that is that music played a very important part.
I never tried to be a mercenary or a killer but a hard working fighter.
I have worked all my life, wanted to work all my life, needed to work all my life.
The difference between a healthy person and one who is mentally ill is the fact that the healthy one has all the mental illnesses, and the mentally ill person has only one.
They don’t want to be reminded that there is an authority higher than the authority of the state.
I once had a lot of hatred, mainly toward my father, an alcoholic.
Bruce Lee was very famous. I watched his movies and he is amazing. He is a martial arts master, his philosophy, his movement, both physically and mentally, were very strong.
The Germanic invasions in the West could not and did not in any way alter this state of affairs.
I’m the youngest of six children; both of my sisters are housewives and they each have four kids.
I like chords that are very lush with all the lush parts taken out.
We have the largest economy and the strongest military in the world. Our core values of freedom and opportunity are ascendant around the globe.
If I waited for inspiration every time I sat down to write a song I probably would be a plumber today.
I very seldom worry about other systems. I concentrate pretty fully on just making Linux the best I can.
A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse.
Johann Georg Zimmermann
We really believe that Walt Disney is a very able company with great depth and a great set of franchises.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
Henry B. Adams
Life is like a very short visit to a toyshop between birth and death.
I’m ambitious but I’m not particularly competitive. I’ll try to get roles, as I think it’s healthy to go for things, but… I think there’s too much competition between women already. It’s important to have female solidarity and support each other and other actresses.
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance… poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.
If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don’t want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all.
The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.
Warren G. Bennis
The crime and not the scaffold makes the shame.
Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
We have thousands of patients and family members who are dealing with dual devastation, cancer and the hurricane.
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Elevate those guns a little lower.
History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.
David C. McCullough
I’m not politically motivated. I used to be – passionately. I used to be very Left wing. Then I went very Right wing, and now I rest somewhere in the middle.
We continue to subsidize highways and aviation, but when it comes to our passenger rail system, we refuse to provide the money Amtrak needs to survive.
Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.
I have a number of alternatives, and each one gives me something different.
Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come, while stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company and listen to their talk.
All the bands get along really well. That’s one of the biggest things on a tour. It’s great to get all these cool bands together, but if they don’t get along it sucks.
I support stem cell research, including embryonic stem cell research.
Attachment to spiritual things is… just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.
There’s an element of tongue-in-cheek in every one of our songs. Walking off into the sunset, holding hands, and being married forever was not exactly a brand new idea.
People are too durable, that’s their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long.
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There’s nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I’ve done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom – it’s gone.
Edward R. Murrow