Top Quotes About Anything
Damn referees, I’ll miss them less than anybody.
Men make clothes for the women they’d like to be with or in most cases the women they’d like to be.
Personally, I’ve found one of the more stimulating ways of playing in recent times has been to kind of move outside the free improvised area and work with people who are probably improvisers but they have a particular way of working.
Let us all learn to be free, and to be loyal.
One day, out of irritation, I said, you know all of those years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, all those years of playing kings and princes and speaking black verse, and bestriding the landscape of England was nothing but a preparation for sitting in the captain’s chair of the Enterprise.
France has a very important relationship with Germany. But that does not mean that we agree about everything or that two of our universities or companies are not going to compete.
I think my parents see my life now as very conservative.
People always seem to be interested in my private life because I’m married to a pop star.
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
As long as I continue to put forth who I am and what I believe, than I think it all balances out.
The bourgeois takes economic power very seriously, and often worships it.
Nicolai A. Berdyaev
I finished the recordings I had started with Eleven. Matt Cameron joined for the rest of those sessions.
The Postfix security model is based on keeping software simple and stupid.
Unconscious Polities emerge independent of conscious purpose.
William Irwin Thompson
When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
Roy E. Disney
Don’t flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I was performing in New York and my friends started to call me Gaga, they said I was very theatrical and they said, ‘You’re Gaga’.
If Germany, thanks to Hitler and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.
And with Aaron, I’d have to find a reason not to work with him.
I’d love to retouch my whole life.
My real education began when I entered the University of Chicago in September 1951 as a graduate student.
A clear conscience is a sure card.
The paintings that really excite me have an erotic element or side to them irrespective of subject matter.
I thought the Billie Holiday comparison was beautiful. I think, Wow, what a wonderful, creative, helpful spirit. She’s someone who wanted to help others by sharing her emotion. That’s what I do, too, so I think that’s a great comparison.
If you ask me to summarise our mission, I would put it this way: We were a military regime that sought to lay the foundations for freedom and liberty in a complex society.
I saw ‘Food, Inc.’ last night – it was like a horror movie. I’m definitely thinking about my food supply now and how I want to grow my own.
The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
The young think that failure is the Siberian end of the line, banishment from all the living, and tend to do what I then did – which was to hide.
James A. Baldwin
Staying focused is hard work and staying married is even harder.
What we are missing over here is the life of soccer.
Every decade needs its own manual of handicraft.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
All the other books ask, ‘What’s it like?’ What was World War II like for the young kid at Normandy, or what is work like for a woman having a job for the first time in her life? What’s it like to be black or white?
Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales.
John Perry Barlow
America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
John Quincy Adams
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
I know people who grow old and bitter. I want to keep making a fresh start. I don’t want them to defeat me. That would be suicidal.
Nothing risque, nothing gained.
Through the small tall bathroom window the December yard is gray and scratchy, the tree calligraphic.
There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
I don’t believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.
Across the country, people are willing to tighten their belts and sacrifice. The president should ask the oil industry to do the same.
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.
All over the country, they’re reading about me, and the story doesn’t center on me being gay. It’s just about a gay person who is doing his job.
Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don’t think anything’s going to make a difference.
I like Rufus Wainwright a whole lot. He makes me wanna be even more musical.
I just got to hear every note. After I left Birdland, I started working at the Jazz Gallery. In the end, I still couldn’t play, but I knew how to listen. I was probably the world’s best listener.
God made me and broke the mold.
Even if I know I shall never change the masses, never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that the good things also have their place, their refuge.
I get to show the reader the essence of the book without giving anything away.