Top Quotes About Anything
Direction coupling between the various radiations generated in a nuclear reaction both with one another and with the initiating radiation can also be detected and measured by coincidences; this provides valuable information about the structure of the atomic nuclei.
There’s nothing like rejection to make you do an inventory of yourself.
James Lee Burke
To think is of itself to be useful; it is always and in all cases a striving toward God.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
We don’t want protectionism at the heart of the European Union.
The international community and Israel have the same opinion regarding the Hamas government. We don’t say we are going to boycott it forever. We say the Hamas government must abide by the obligations the Palestinian Authority has signed.
That was a time when I did love music, I couldn’t get enough of what was going on. Maybe it was Nirvana that brought me back. I guess it was a comfort because something that sounded so right – and non-commercial – had become so influential, so immediately.
It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else.
The longer we listen to one another – with real attention – the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.
One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.
Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
A. Philip Randolph
The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.
Harold S. Geneen
When I go to farms or little towns, I am always surprised at the discontent I find. And New York, too often, has looked across the sea toward Europe. And all of us who turn our eyes away from what we have are missing life.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
In Gaul were two orders, the nobility and the priesthood, while the people, says Caesar, were all slaves.
John Lothrop Motley
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
And I think the American people look to the leaders to lead. They look to the leaders to take on the big problems. And the president deserves a lot of credit for doing that.
John W. Snow
Fun wouldn’t be the right word… it was the most difficult, challenging, physical, extraordinary stretch I’ve ever had to make, in all those wild regards.
All I’ve ever really done is page 3 in The Sun, and not every man reads that.
High School is like a spork: it’s a crappy spoon and a crappy fork, so in the end it’s just plain useless.
Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify the trouble we take to have sex.
Daniel S. Greenberg
We have dozens and dozens and dozens of judicial nominees up there waiting and we have a court system that’s crying out for more judges.
I walk where I choose to walk.
If you don’t care about science enough to be interested in it on its own, you shouldn’t try to write hard science fiction. You can write like Ray Bradbury and Harlan Ellison as much as you want.
One of the very nice things about investing in the stock market is that you learn about all different aspects of the economy. It’s your window into a very large world.
I want to do a documentary about strippers, ’cause it’s a moneymaker.
Animals are something invented by plants to move seeds around. An extremely yang solution to a peculiar problem which they faced.
I succeeded on sort of chutzpah and charm. No technique at all, didn’t know what I was doing, but it worked and the character suited me.
The best part of making the movies… learning from the pros themselves.
I’ll let the racket do the talking.
This bill is the legislative equivalent of crack. It yields a short-term high but does long-term damage to the system and it’s expensive to boot.
I think jazz is a wonderful learning tool.
There are times in history where a particular doctrine becomes a symbol of a greater problem.
From heav’nly thoughts all true delight doth spring.
The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information.
Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.
You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you.
A people always ends by resembling its shadow.
The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
The challenging thing is that we go home after doing the run-through and the writers stay there working, so sometimes I get script changes delivered to me at midnight. It’s constantly shifting.
I have killed no one and I have ordered no one to be killed.
I really only ever go on sun holidays so in my experience I prepare myself for the beach.
I know that you are part of me and I am part of you because we are all aspects of the same infinite consciousness that we call God and Creation.
But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of his verse, the poet walks gagged through his own biography.
It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem.
What a grand thing it is to be clever and have common sense.
Actually, the year anniversary of what you just heard, my son Grahame and I are going to be in a play together, and I’m acting for the first time in front of an audience that doesn’t consist of a high school drama class.
For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream.
The reader becomes God, for all textual purposes. I see your eyes glazing over, so I’ll hush.
David Foster Wallace