Top Quotes About Anything
Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time.
James Cash Penney
Save the stonewall to build the levees.
Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
Quality is everyone’s responsibility.
W. Edwards Deming
I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians and people who care about books.
No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.
In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.
When that book came out, it was like Columbus telling about America at the court of Ferdinand and Isabella.
Every picture that is successful has one little miracle in it.
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Is there any reason why the American people should be taxed to guarantee the debts of banks, any more than they should be taxed to guarantee the debts of other institutions, including merchants, the industries, and the mills of the country?
I am not a member of the CIA or any other intelligence agency.
James R. Bath
One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without.
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap.
I’m pulling out, and I’m going to concentrate every ounce of time and energy over the next week working to defeat the recall because I realize now that’s the only way to defeat Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Plus, I love comic writing. Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.
I know that I shall meet my fate somewhere among the clouds above; those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.
William Butler Yeats
Inside every adult male is a denied little boy.
You can do more, you can always do more.
I did mostly good things, except light things on fire.
I am the son of poor peasants who came at a very young age to live in Algeria. I only recently saw the place where they were born, near the city of Marrakech.
Ahmed Ben Bella
In the coming days, I know there will be some reflecting on my time as mayor. Many of you will search to find what’s behind my decision. It’s simple. I have always believed that every person, especially public officials, must understand when it is time to move on. For me, that time is now.
Richard M. Daley
We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man, cowardly in the presence of a brave one, gross in the eyes of a refined one, and so on. We always imagine, and in imagining share, the judgments of the other mind.
Charles Horton Cooley
In our story logic which we’re making up, if we’re saying he’s alive, then like a quadriplegic who’s in bed he can move his head and shoulders, but he can’t move his arms. If he could just turn on that power to his legs and arms, the nerves could get through and he could walk.
I gave my parole once, and it has been shamefully violated by the British Government; I shall not give another to people on whom no faith can be reposed.
Life is lived on levels and arrived at in stages.
Edwin Louis Cole
I think people throughout the world identify with my characters.
Many gloat over their own troubles.
We do not remember days, we remember moments.
I have some good stories yet to tell.
Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.
John Andrew Holmes
The sound is the key; audiences will accept visual discontinuity much more easily than they’ll accept jumps in the sound. If the track makes sense, you can do almost anything visually.
The challenge is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible.
I think that people don’t know how to do anything anymore. My father was a janitor. He could take a car apart and put it back together. He could build a house in the back yard. Today, if you ask people what they know, they say, ‘I know how to hire someone.’
My earlier poems were sadder than my poems are today, perhaps because I wrote them in confusion or when I was unhappy. But I am not a melancholy person, quite the contrary, no one enjoys laughing more than I do.
I admit I’m being paid well, but it’s no more than I deserve. After all, I’ve been screwed more times than a hooker.
But I’ve got a lot of ideas, I bought me a ranch in Florida and I still have my farm in Ashland City, Tennessee so I’m gonna spend a little time at each one of those places and you’ll probably hear some more songs out of me.
The majority of the time I’m at home with my family, I play football three times a week.
It sounds odd coming from me, but I realize what I say and how I look has a great impact.
Take life slowly and deliberately, making sure to acknowledge the people who have helped you succeed along the way.
The beauty of this country and what people participate in is the competitive nature that we allow to exist and the fact is that we are better because we have great competitors.
Blake said that the body was the soul’s prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open. He considered the senses the ‘windows of the soul.’ When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experence.
The glamour of it all! New York! America!
I came over here and worked for rock magazines, and I worked for Rolling Stone, which has a very high standard of journalism, a very good research department.
I’m thinking, this is Robert Redford. You know, he’s won an Academy Award, he’s talking to me about directing a movie he’s in. So you just think that it’s Hollywood stuff or whatever.
I probably have become more infamous from two misdemeanors than probably anyone I could think of.
Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?
Lovers of literature will look for the remains of the golden treasure in that shipwreck on the bottom of the sea of criticism.
I came from a big family – two brothers and two sisters. So, there were always a ton of boys around and a ton of girls around. So, I grew up comfortable with both sexes.
Playing golf is like learning a foreign language.