Top Quotes About Anything
Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
My son is racing his first 24-hour this year with Porsche.
Boring people are a reflection of boring people.
Few men have been admired of their familiars.
Michel de Montaigne
He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
We had a huge audience, we sold truckloads of albums. If we do something that’s cool, people will listen to it. If we don’t, we would be selling people short.
Government can’t create wealth, but it can create the conditions for private enterprise to flourish.
When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out. And then we hardly stepped outside because the time together seemed too precious.
I don’t know that I can give a definitive answer to that, I can only say that if we create the right climate those who are producing those products will have the opportunity to move into a higher value product if changes are needed if we get this right.
Things could be worse. You remember that, and you go on with your life.
I thought I’d gone to heaven, because I grew up watching Roy and Gene Autry.
I did not find my studies particularly enthralling.
The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age.
The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar.
Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.
C. S. Lewis
Ask a man which way he is going to vote, and he will probably tell you. Ask him, however, why, and vagueness is all.
I couldn’t have left my career as an actor on a better note than to have done a cameo in the Lost In Space movie. Doing this part is the highlight of my career. What a way to leave the profession!
To be honest everything goes over my head a bit.
Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them.
Jean de La Fontaine
What is a friend? I will tell you… it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
The man who is always worrying about whether or not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn’t worth a damn.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
And in a way, that’s been a help to me, because I take great passions for a particular poet – sometimes it lasts for many years, sometimes only for a while. This happens to everybody.
Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it.
Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes have recurred over and over, in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess Venus from the sea of our unconscious.
Joan D. Vinge
When you’re writing these things, you’re in a room making each other laugh, you really have very little sense of political correctness or incorrectness. This is a question that Europe tends to ask and America doesn’t.
The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.
Just keep taking chances and having fun.
A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.
But what I like to sing mostly is blues and cabaret style.
As the years go by, I’ve added a few pounds on, and I like it. I like it that I look a little softer.
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.
Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved over the last couple of decades, we see increasing numbers of black people who are in the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today.
I repeatedly have to correct this belief. In a sense, magnitude involves steps of 10 because every increase of one magnitude represents a tenfold amplification of the ground motion. But there is no ‘scale of 10’ in the sense of an upper limit.
Charles Francis Richter
If he wants their labor, let them go to work, without regard to politics.
Charles E. Merrill
I’ve been around a long time, and life still has a whole lot of surprises for me.
I could be a bit of a pain in the arse. Since I’ve come out of my cancer, I must say I intend to be even more of a pain in the arse.
A nice pop star would do you nice on one of those deserted islands.
It’s amazing how fast generations lose sight of other generations. One of the first things the young composers who come to work with me say is that they want to write music people will like, instead of gaining their credentials by being rejected by the audience.
There were some extremely good teachers there that were great artists really in their own right. It was actually very hard to concentrate on getting down to going any work being an art student especially when it’s a flighty thing at best.
We are born to action; and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first.
Having a dad in the service was helpful. I was forever meeting new kids, going to new schools, moving to new neighborhoods. I was encouraged when I attended the American School in Germany.
Marcia Gay Harden
Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
We can all be conned but at what point do we realize that we’re being conned and to what point do we allow ourselves to be conned?
Stay humble. Always answer your phone – no matter who else is in the car.
One Ad is worth more to a paper than forty Editorials.
I like talking. I didn’t know at the time I would have to worry so much about my hair.
Let us choose to believe something good can happen.
J. Martin Kohe
I actually may do a musical next year… not one that I’ve written; one that I may star in. Plus my concert and other people’s work and all of a sudden you’ve got a very full life.
Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence.
With Google I’m starting to burn out on knowing the answer to everything. People in the year 2020 are going to be nostalgic for the sensation of feeling clueless.