Top Quotes About Anything
But there is no withdrawal, but with tobacco there is terrible withdrawal, it is almost impossible for a lot of people. I did , I went cold turkey, they never had any patches in those days but grass was not difficult, alcohol not difficult, but tobacco – oh my god.
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money.
Sometimes I just crave to play in Shakespeare again and I know and love playing Orlando so much.
The most difficult secret for a man to keep is his own opinion of himself.
To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written.
Any actor will tell you there’s more of a schedule to doing a television show. That’s why you’ll notice a lot of big movie actors are doing television, and they’ll tell you, it’s because of the schedule.
To me, acting is acting… I’d be happy working on a street corner in a mime troupe.
As you know, God is usually on the side of the big squadrons against the small.
Roger de Rabutin
The greatest thing is nobody cares that I’m fifty years old. They only care what I sound like.
There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman
You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.
If human beings were shown what they’re really like, they’d either kill one another as vermin, or hang themselves.
In a way Australia is like Catholicism. The company is sometimes questionable and the landscape is grotesque. But you always come back.
The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
My role and my obligation was to conduct criminal investigations.
In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand how little grace is earned and how much given.
I have built my reputation on honesty, I have sometimes been too honest.
Education enables people and societies to be what they can be.
I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
Try to realize it’s all within yourself no one else can make you change, and to see you’re only very small and life flows on within you and without you.
Are there any swamps in Oklahoma? Yes, there is. It’s called Tulsa.
He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
The fact was, Ford kept stumbling around. I didn’t want him in the White House. I wanted Carter in, and I had a forum of 20 million people watching.
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping.
The time has come to formulate guidelines for the ethical conduct of scientist, perhaps in the form of a voluntary Hippocratic Oath.
I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns.
I’m self-confident and not afraid to speak my mind.
They gave me away as a prize once – a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She’d hoped for second prize – a new stove.
Women have to harness their power – its absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
While Republican voters have remained universally supportive of their President, Democrats and Independents are returning to a more naturally critical stance.
Thomas E. Mann
We debated long over the situation for it is a very difficult question and all of us recognize its difficulty.
Henry L. Stimson
The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart.
I believe that reforming our intelligence community is one of the most important things that we can do in order to ensure that our country is in fact safer, stronger and wiser.
And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, ‘love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
Any time they try to describe the tsunami to us, I am so touched by how high they look in the air, when they explain it with their hands-they go so high.
The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul.
God, that dumping ground of our dreams.
My name is Linus, and I am your God.
I have ended as a Reform Rabbi, grateful to Christianity for so many good things.
It was fear. He didn’t want to see a united Germany. Stalin made it clear to me – I spoke with him many times – that they couldn’t afford to let Germany build up again. They’d been invaded twice, and he wasn’t willing to have it happen again.
W. Averell Harriman
I think the reason we’re so crazy sexually in America is that all our responses are acting. We don’t know how to feel. We know how it looked in the movies.
So I am one of those bass players who can do something and musically, it was back then and now it is even more, if you noticed on the new album, I am not playing all the time anymore.
We havent really paid much attention to thought as a process. we have engaged in thoughts, but we have only paid attention to the content, not to the process.
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Play fair, okay?
That was clearly surprising, interesting – a very interesting milestone was when you can pick up a magazine and read an article about some sort of computer related thing and they mention the word internet without explaining it.
Yes, the audience is so important to Negro music, especially the element of call and response.
I’d forgotten what it was like to play music and have it be fun so I decided to stop. I wasn’t even sure if I was going to make a new record, I was just kinda quitting.