Top Quotes About Anything
But even with no money you could still go to places like the Scotch Club and, you know, John Lennon might be sitting right over there, but I was certainly not a part of any of that circle. I was truly peripheral.
The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but a stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich.
Stephen J. Field
The answer dictates what the policy should be in our relationships with every country in the world.
I’d always liked the idea that drama acts at its best as a kind of arena for debate, not just about the thing itself, but also producing aesthetic, stylistic, political and moral discussions.
In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.
From our ugliness will grow the soul of the world.
I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do my job it’ll even see the light of air, if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by.
Nothing adventured, nothing attained.
When we were starting off as kids, just the idea of maybe going to do this as a living instead of getting what we thought was going to be a boring job, was exciting.
No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast, who does not know the heart of a mother.
Oh, I wouldn’t want to go on a date with a female celebrity. I’d rather go on a date with a real woman.
Casper Van Dien
I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Our ‘neoconservatives’ are neither new nor conservative, but old as Bablyon and evil as Hell.
The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
Nicolas de Chamfort
To heal from the inside out is the key.
We cut a few corners and brought the picture in under budget by $25,000, so Paramount let us go back to Boston with a small crew to shoot some additional footage.
God has never, in the history of mankind, allowed his name to go long offended.
Local television and local TV news isn’t telling the voters about local candidates.
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
Why indeed must ‘God’ be a noun? Why not a verb – the most active and dynamic of all.
Cadillacs are down at the end of the bat.
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
Fawn M. Brodie
Vulgar and common persons, as they carry nothing out of this world, so they leave nothing in it: they receive no eminency in their birth, they acquire none in their life, they have none when they die, they leave none at their death.
We don’t care about our audiences that much. We just go out and play.
To tell you the truth, I never listen to opera at home.
My entire soul is a cry, and all my work is a commentary on that cry.
I have experienced healing through other writers’ poetry, but there’s no way I can sit down to write in the hope a poem will have healing potential. If I do, I’ll write a bad poem.
I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely.
Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.
All I do is go to the movies.
Some couples go over their budgets very carefully every month. Others just go over them.
For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward.
Margaret Fairless Barber
You see, it’s never the environment; it’s never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events – how we interpret them – that shapes who we are today and who we’ll become tomorrow.
Of course, everybody makes mistakes, and we’ve all been young and stupid. But people need to have a sense of respect, particularly in this business, because hundreds of people are ready to take your place at any time. Maybe some people should think about that.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
To sit for one’s portrait is like being present at one’s own creation.
They told me that they are starting a classic label, and wanted me to be the first artist. So I signed, and am producing myself, and writing my own music, but I’m their first artist on their classic label. And I have creative control.
We must be willing to courageously invest in our city.
When Ginger Rogers danced with Astaire, it was the only time in the movies when you looked at the man, not the woman.
I think I’m a very good reader of poetry, but obviously, like everybody, I have a set of criteria for reading poems, and I’m not shy about presenting them, so if people ask for my critical response to a poem, I tell them what works and why, and what doesn’t work and why.
Atlantis will rise again.
In the course of her education she had gone through the history usually put into the hands of young people… now her ripened reason gave to her present study at least the advantage of novelty.
I enjoy spending time at home or going out for a quiet meal in a restaurant.
It was not easy with a newborn, asking your wife to give up the family home and your security.
Mystery is something that appeals to most everybody.
By forgetting the past and by throwing myself into other interests, I forget to worry.
I was enamored with him. And I was excited. And I was enjoying it.
I try not to violate what came before me and to leave lots of wiggle room for those who will follow.
Most jokes state a bitter truth.
Today, charting your own course isn’t just more necessary than ever before. It’s also much easier – and much more fun.