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.
I love playing a dad. It’s hard to find family dramas that are genuinely funny.
You can read a dozen different textbooks or how-to manuals that will tell you the basic rules of what makes a story – a beginning, a middle, and an end.
I like to play dress up, I’m in love with fashion.
When a woman isn’t beautiful, people always say, ‘You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.’
All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West.
James Norman Hall
Secondly, security. Both the challenges we face in the world and the responsibilities that our country has in protecting our people, are major issues. We need to do more in the context of domestic security.
When I’m writing a novel, I’m dealing with a double life. I live in the present at the same time that I live in the past with my characters. It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant.
John Phillips Marquand
As I’ve said repeatedly, Republicans are very good at describing things in black and white; Democrats are very good at describing the 11 shades of gray.
Joseph C. Wilson
So most astronauts are astronauts for a couple of years before they are assigned to a flight.
Democracy is stronger than terrorism, and we will not cower to the terrorists’ campaign of fear.
There’s a few tunes of mine that don’t have jokes, but most of them have a joke and they have a humorous point of view somewhere.
Don’t you stay at home of evenings? Don’t you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I don’t know about whether I thought I would make it this big.
We had people of all backgrounds coming together – all races, all creeds, all colors, all status in life. And coming together there was a kind of quiet dignity and a kind of sense of caring and a feeling of joint responsibility.
Which is good, in a way, because the danger in doing something like STAR TREK is that you end up in that pigeonhole and you’re doing that the rest of your life.
Yeah, we’re sweet but savage, and I think a lot of Canadians are that way.
A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.
Producer’s Surplus is a convenient name for the genus of which the rent of land is the leading species.
Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Henry David Thoreau
It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer.
What is truth? Truth doesn’t really exist. Who is going to judge whether my experience of an incident is more valid than yours? No one can be trusted to be the judge of that.
The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged.
Each book has been different and has been challenging in its own way to write.
Jean M. Auel
The only place I am recognized all the time is in L.A. and otherwise, it’s only about once a day. I feel pretty anonymous.
Any outfit that has to beg its listeners for money is an organization that has to constantly please its listeners or it will dry up and go away. It shouldn’t work when you think about it.
The way I write is that I’ll actually have a conversation out loud with myself. In a weird way, I just kind of get schizophrenic and play two characters.
As long as you have a system that is based on the rational that if you are making money you are thereby making a contribution to society, these financial rogue practices will continue.
We’re getting hurt, but I’m a long-term investor.
Al-Waleed bin Talal
Every day you spend drifting away from your goals is a waste not only of that day, but also of the additional day it takes to regain lost ground.
It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one’s uses.
Sarah Orne Jewett
My outlet is my music, and it’s been this way since I was 4 years old.
Well, he doesn’t make me laugh. I think I’ve got a fair sense of humour but I can’t really see it in him. I’ve listened to his show on the radio on a Saturday morning, and that’s a load of mince as well.
Ian St. John
I think he will probably come round in time, I mean to renew the subject pretty often.
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
My hunch is that probably men are doing more both outside the home and inside the home.
The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart.
Anna Julia Cooper
Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my countrymen comes natural to me; and in the open field of invention I am not without hopes of giving them pleasure.
Thomas Edward Brown
Even though I’m a leftist. I think the left eats its own.
History has proven that the PLO and its sectors suffered great damage when walking the way of harming Zionist interests in other countries around the world.
Success is the person who year after year reaches the highest limits in his field.
It’s pitching, hitting and defense that wins. Any two can win. All three make you unbeatable.
The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.
Fitness will be a major factor in the first race and I think that will play into the hands of drivers who have been racing recently, rather than people like me who haven’t raced properly for a decade. I’am not one of the favourites to start with.
There are three difficulties in authorship: to write anything worth publishing, to find honest men to publish it, and to find sensible men to read it.
Charles Caleb Colton
I read all the time… I read a lot of history books.
We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.
Zhang is a friend of mine: he said forget about acting and just do normal things in the movie.
One of the reasons I continue to speak out is that the solutions to the counterterrorism problem involve other parts of the national security community – especially other elements of the Department of Defense, State, FBI, Homeland Security and the staff.
Rule of art: Cant kills creativity!