Top Quotes About Anything
Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.
Bryant H. McGill
I came into this whole business by going to see Rock Against Racism gigs with the Clash.
It was really a pleasure to play someone who’s literally pushed past her breaking point repeatedly.
The word is the Verb, and the Verb is God.
Peace is the umpire for doing the will of God.
Edwin Louis Cole
Frank is such a great visual storyteller, that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen.
Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she, breathless, answers your little questions about horseflesh and music about affairs masculine and feminine, then take the leap in the dark.
Expiring for love is beautiful but stupid.
That’s the best thing about writing, when you’re in that zone, you’re porous, ready to absorb the solution.
The Blues scene now is international. In the ’50s it was purely something that you would hear in black clubs, played by black musicians, especially in America. But from the ’60s onwards it changed.
The evidence points to central Asia as man’s original home, for the general movement of human migrations has been outward from that region and not inward.
I have to go back to my younger days, when I just adored Hollywood musicals.
Everyone here says in a surprised manner that I have grown… they are so stupid and do not notice that I am standing up straighter!
The financial capital is being concentrated by corporations, institutional investors, and even our pension funds, and being reinvested in companies that repeat this process because it provides the highest return on that financial capital.
They say I’m a revolutionary, but they’re all wrong.
Projects like this don’t come along very often and I feel amazingly luck to be a part of it.
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.
I’ve been here 21 years, and I literally did walk up and down Music Row trying to break into the business. I felt very free to go into any publishing company.
Steven Curtis Chapman
I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit.
I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.
There is something in the Olympics, indefinable, springing from the soul, that must be preserved.
I don’t wear fur and I understand their cause. I am the biggest animal lover in the world. I have four dogs and two horses, and I have rescued animals all my life.
I grew up in the West, grew up on the land, was educated as a geologist. And I came here with a vision of what it is we ought to be doing.
Planets are too dim to be detected with existing equipment, far away, except in these very special circumstances where they’re seen by their gravitational effect.
I would have been a much more popular Wolrd Champion if I had always said what people wanted to hear. I might have been dead, but definitely more popular.
The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.
Edgar Watson Howe
I was down in Washington when 9/11 happened. We were in the middle of putting together the next summer season, and all I could think of was something somehow must make sense to us. Our Town kept coming into my mind.
Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that.
Government “help” to business is just as disastrous as government persecution… the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
President Bush gave his first-ever presidential radio address in both English and Spanish. Reaction was mixed, however, as people were trying to figure out which one was which.
Sometimes a hard day’s work is easier than a lot of things you can meet in life.
The delights of self-discovery are always available.
About the only other thing I’d want would be a wider neck. My fingers are so fat that sometimes I deaden the string next to the one I’m fretting.
Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers’ incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them?
Also there is a twist to the story as I’m being haunted and driven crazy, attacked and so on. All I seem to do is run and scream and cry in every scene.
You can love me or you can hate me.
I have worked with this red all over the world – in Japan, California, France, Britain, Australia – a vein running round the earth. It has taught me about the flow, energy and life that connects one place with another.
I think Google should be like a Swiss Army knife: clean, simple, the tool you want to take everywhere.
The irreversibility of time is the mechanism that brings order out of chaos.
Now will I rehearse before you a very ancient Breton Lay. As the tale was told to me, so, in turn, will I tell it over again, to the best of my art and knowledge. Hearken now to my story, its why and its reason.
Marie de France
That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been.
When I was a kid of six or seven, I used to get up on the stove woodpile for a stage and I’d put on the wildest show.
It’s not like I just have to go to Washington and go to the White House everyday, and go to the same press conference at 10 in the morning and then be briefed at 4 in the afternoon, and then get a story on at 6.
I make progress by having people around me who are smarter than I am and listening to them. And I assume that everyone is smarter about something than I am.
Henry J. Kaiser
No two people take on the information of being admirable and being admired in the same way.
You’ve got to be a disciplined person if you want to succeed both in sport and in life.
God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how.
Henry Ward Beecher
There is no man who desires as passionately as a Russian. If we could imprison a Russian desire beneath a fortress, that fortress would explode.
Joseph De Maistre
During the engagement I tried to throw a strong force through the canon, but I was obliged to use it elsewhere before it had gotten to the supposed location of the village.
I’ve known those pieces ever since I was about 16 or 17; I also at that time was taken to meet Charles Ives whom I got to know fairly well. He was the one who wrote a recommendation for me to get into college.
Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.