Top Quotes About Anything
But, after all, we are a young nation, and vanity is a fault of youth.
Rebecca H. Davis
To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.
Agnes de Mille
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Can you name me even one time when someone else raced to the Americans in trouble? I don’t think there was outside help even during the San Francisco earthquake.
What is reading, but silent conversation.
One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.
Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Unfortunately, the public might not know that we get a script usually two days before shooting. So sometimes I’m shooting an episode and don’t even know how it’s going to end because I haven’t read that yet.
Childbearing is glorified in part because women die from it.
No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in cases which are beyond her jurisdiction.
If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in the bus in Montgomery, she’d still be standing.
Mary Frances Berry
Debate is the death of conversation.
Kitty O'Neill Collins
Any art communicates what you’re in the mood to receive.
I was really into dancing, taking six classes a week, and my real dream was to be in a Broadway show.
Interleaf is very nice. I expect there to be a lot of competition for programs like that.
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Isn’t it amazing the way the future succeeds in creating an appropriate past?
As a rule, all heroism is due to a lack of reflection, and thus it is necessary to maintain a mass of imbeciles. If they once understand themselves the ruling men will be lost.
When I was a kid, people who got divorced were people who had no gumption.
Rekindle the joy yachtsman that lies deep inside of you; share magic crystals and watch it grow!
He learned through the way that my father and I felt about his songs, his country songs, that they were great songs. And then he went out and sang them for the audiences that we found, and he found a tremendous reaction to that.
If we keep on ignoring and leaving children to their own devices at home, they become latchkey kids, and trust me, the consequences of that are not good.
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.
I give no more paroles to British officers.
The East India Company’s domination of the Indian economy was based on its private army.
It was exactly the same on the South Park movie really too. There’s lots of violence in that too, but it always came down to anything sexual… They don’t care about anything else.
If you can imagine it, we can make it.
Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and perfect in all their actions.
For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual. We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing. We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery.
It is said that a neo-conservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality.
An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc.
I was little impressed with this rough and ready way of persuading people to renew their contracts and decided that I was now quite free of any obligations.
And understand: class differences will not save you.
H. Rap Brown
When someone saves your life and gives you life, there’s gratitude, humility; there’s a time you’ve been so blessed you realize you’ve been given another chance at life that maybe you did or didn’t deserve.
Cadillacs are down at the end of the bat.
In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Chicago is not the most corrupt American city. It’s the most theatrically corrupt.
I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.
Studying anthropology, I developed a kind of holistic view of human existence, in which the dichotomies you listed are all necessary and vital aspects of life.
Joan D. Vinge
I know a lot of reporters certainly will go to jail to defend confidential sources. Some have even gone to jail for an issue like this. But I can’t say that’s the norm.
If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.
Alphonse de Lamartine
Now Congress learns that the Veterans Administration failed to provide complete, accurate information on the money it needs for both this year and next year.
Who seems most hideous when adorned the most.
I have given up trying to be happy. It is no use an leads to nothing.
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.
My brother is an excellent songwriter, and I play guitar and drums.
Everything that’s old is new, and everything that’s new is old.
I went through all my twenties thinking that I wasn’t good enough.
The difficulty is not that great to die for a friend, the hard part is finding a friend worth dying for.
The first serious applications were in triterpenoid chemistry.
Derek Harold Richard Barton
Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.