Top Quotes About Anything
Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.
I like to touch things. In my house I have a lot of velvet drapes and thick, lush couches.
To send our troops, our ships, our planes to this war is ridiculous.
These three movements were born spontaneously and independently of the initiative of a few French patriots who had a place in the old political groups and parties.
I have accomplished a lot, but it didn’t happen overnight for me. I was 35 when I got the show, and had been working professionally for 15 years. It would be a lot weirder if I were in my early 20s and stumbled into it.
In the beginning, people think vulnerability will make you weak, but it does the opposite. It shows you’re strong enough to care.
Mr. Speaker, I am deeply concerned that many regions of this world are suffering from the effects of armed conflicts with religious aspects. I believe that the differences of faith are not the real reason for these conflicts.
The fact that you are willing to say, “I do not understand, and it is fine,” is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.
I interviewed Johnny Knoxville once. I was kind of scared to interview him because I thought he might be a real jerk, but he was really nice, and I ripped his chest hair out.
I think – I think I’ve always been kind of – I used to think of myself as a piece of rubber when I was a kid because I was kind of very shy and very – very emotional about things, but I kind of would bounce back.
Just because you’re convicted in a court room doesn’t mean you’re guilty of something.
Money cannot buy happiness.
I’m all for guys being butch and guys being men. I identify with that and appreciate that. But if I’m going to stab my gay brother in the back who isn’t butch and who maybe acts a little bit more effeminate, what good is that?
Even the Lord had skeptical members of His party.
Richard J. Daley
Warfare against civilians must never be answered in kind. Terror must never be answered with terror.
What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.
I went to a bunch of marches in New York and Washington, and you know I believe in the cause, but to march with those people takes a lot of compromise on my end.
Literature is at once the cause and the effect of social progress.
George Henry Lewes
For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier… I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.
I don’t even know what TV star means. I know there’s a difference in how people approach you, compared to movies. They feel OK coming up to you and sitting with you in a restaurant, unfortunately.
Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
There is no law, divine or human, that the saloon respects.
A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
We have to draw the line somewhere. I don’t let my picture be taken. I’m on too many hit lists.
Jack T. Chick
I would rather die in freedom on my way back home than starve to death here.
When we had to do book reports, I would pick a book that no one read and just make it up and turn that in. I got praised for my imagination.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
When you have 13 horns, and one is soloing, you have 12 people to play the richest, fullest chord you could ever imagine behind that solo.
And then of course, obviously as far as issues such as global warming, something has to be done on the corporate side, there has to be some mandate or some legislation.
As our cities have developed, they’ve built sometimes small villages or communities that were in place. And we’ve taken for granted all of that child care, the neighbourliness, the help that you get from people nearby.
My guess is more reporters probably vote Democrat than Republican – just because I think reporters are smart.
I would like to see America some day.
Everything that goes up must come down. But there comes a time when not everything that’s down can come up.
Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude, not a policy.
Miles Davis fully embraced possibilities and delved into it. He was criticized heavily from the jazz side. He was supposed to be part of a tradition, but he didn’t consider himself part of a tradition.
Miss Rice talks very tough. We have gotten used to this nonsense. Miss Rice is a bit emotional about this, and we predicted that she would have a more emotional approach to this.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Remedies, indeed, are our great analysers of disease.
I stopped working a few years ago because I just lost a spark that I’d had before. I thought I’d just try writing, and maybe start directing, but I did it very quietly.
Poise: the ability to be ill at ease inconspicuously.
I have had many opportunities to visit universities all over the world in the past 50 years.
Fear can be conquered. I became a better person and a better football player when I learned that lesson.
I love shocking people.
Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism.
Don’t do or say things you would not like to see on the front page of The Washington Post.
When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
Roy E. Disney
I’m very comfortable as a singer. In fact, I think it’s more – I identified my self-esteem, my self more in those ways when I was growing up. I really – it was kind of my calling card as a kid.
Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice.
Robert Green Ingersoll
The quickest way to become troubled is to be concerned with what people are gonna say about your life and your work.
The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
B. C. Forbes
Television is the most perfect democracy. You sit there with your remote control and vote.
I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man, no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin.