Top Quotes About Anything
Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely.
You can’t command people to do their best; they can only command that of themselves.
No man can be stronger than his destiny.
The news of any politician’s death should be listed under “Public Improvements.”
I think operating systems work best if they’re free and open. Particular applications are more likely to be proprietary.
There are a lot of girls that will try to hook up with you, then try to have your kid because they figure they’re going to get all this money from you.
For women’s tears are but the sweat of eyes.
I’m not perfect.
Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them.
Publishing your work is important. Even if you are giving a piece to some smaller publication for free, you will learn something about your writing. The editor will say something, friends will mention it. You will learn.
I started my own little carpet and upholstery cleaning business. I’ve done it for 20 years. I live well.
It’s interesting, because I tend to trust a man with big ears.
It is not right for any country, for any president, for any prime minister to act as a prefect on the affairs of Zimbabwe.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
I love all kinds of music.
We are going to have a huge Oscar issue, you are going to see everything in such beautiful detail.
My thoughts will be taken up with the future or the past, with what is to come or what has been. Of the present there is necessarily no image.
Almost a quarter of our planet is a single mountain range and we didn’t enter it until after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin went to the moon. So we went to the moon, played golf up there, before we went to the largest feature on our own planet.
Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you’re up in the stands with them.
I thought I’d gone to heaven, because I grew up watching Roy and Gene Autry.
The Iranian regime doesn’t express the wishes and values of the Iranian people.
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
Without humility there can be no humanity.
The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Back 20 years ago, I was recording with Bruce Springsteen, and his producer called me and said I had to be in the studio the next day to finish the sessions, and I couldn’t. I had to be in court, in California. All this took like 10 years out of my life.
I’m about four skyscrapers behind.
If you want to write, write it. That’s the first rule. And send it in, and send it in to someone who can publish it or get it published. Don’t send it to me. Don’t show it to your spouse, or your significant other, or your parents, or somebody. They’re not going to publish it.
Robert B. Parker
It is a peculiar part of the good photographer’s adventure to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream, to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play and without too much subduing it.
The president really shouldn’t be involved in terms of dictating what course the investigation should take.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
It was really cool going to Sea World. We had an amazing time. They were amazing to us. We got to swim with the dolphins, and it was really special.
We all know the Navy is never wrong, but in this case it was a little weak on being right.
The highest grossing films have great, moral messages – not dirty, base themes, so we’re trying to get producers to make more of the uplifting movies.
Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
You’ve just got to focus on excellence and try not to be distracted by the news and the rumors and the absurdities of the stories that were coming out.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I decided to run for governor because I got mad… I want to make government more directly accountable to the people.
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
There are a lot of bad worship songs, in my opinion, but there are a lot of good ones, too.
Michael W. Smith
They don’t think we’re in touch with modern Britain, or understand modern Britain or like modern Britain.
There is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would ever shave themselves in such a state?
Overseas, America’s fighting men and women have been waging war against those who would attack America and plunge the world into a period of darkness, and their success can easily be seen.
I don’t think I fit the Marilyn Maxwell mode.
The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise; the hero sees both; diminishes the former and makes the latter preponderate, and so conquers.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
On sand, you can never be sure of anything. An ordinary shot can take a wicked deflection at the last moment.
Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.
The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.
William O. Douglas
What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love.