Top Quotes About Anything
During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come.
People pump gas and then they go in the store and pick up some things and pay for them, and they forget to mention the gas.
I think it’s very clear that the American people are frustrated with this move toward socialism. And so whether you’re back or white, if you believe that the conservative construct is in the best interest of our future, than you too would be voting with Republicans, and if you had the opportunity to run you’d join us as well.
We cannot fight new wars with old weapons.
But in the end, music is ultimately an aural art, pure and simple.
The poet is a madman lost in adventure.
I cannot explain something that no one has ever figured out.
Meaning that if you live in the moment, so to speak, we play today, and tonight we’re done.
Alex Van Halen
The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they’ve been appointed and thinking they’ve been anointed.
Very few editors worry about heresy – their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing.
The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason.
They are scared that the BBC or CNN may call them radicals, so they remain soft instead. The problem lies there, with the Muslim leaders, not the Muslim masses.
Abu Bakar Bashir
There can be only one Captain to a ship.
Thomas John Barnardo
I thought I had a great opportunity when I started doing my comic book in 1972. I thought there was so much territory to work in.
The number of flavors is infinite, for every soluble body has a peculiar flavor, like none other.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
I have a new philosophy. I’m only going to dread one day at a time.
Charles M. Schulz
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
You have only a short period of time in your life to make your mark, and I’m there now.
It is only by the rational use of technology; to control and guide what technology is doing; that we can keep any hopes of a social life more desirable than our own: or in fact of a social life which is not appalling to imagine.
Carrie P. Snow
There is insufficient support for the police and safety and law enforcement, in general, in the city council.
My songs are a direct route into my brain and my heart.
Movie stars have careers – actors work, and then they don’t work, and then they work again.
It is not only all right but necessary to stand up to George Bush.
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.
I love the lambs, not the sheep.
If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be. If you see yourself as continually hard up, that is exactly what you will be.
Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.
Yes, The Persuaders, that was great fun because one of my favourite actors is Roger Moore.
So let’s be honest with ourselves and not take ourselves too serious, and never condemn the other fellow for doing what we are doing every day, only in a different way.
We would never comment on private correspondence.
Commemoration of Katherine of Alexandria, Martyr, 4th century If ye keep watch over your hearts, and listen for the Voice of God and learn of Him, in one short hour ye can learn more from Him than ye could learn from Man in a thousand years.
The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned and restricted by the effects of prior presents, possesses genuine initiative.
Only nine States have been represented since my arrival ’till within three days. There are now Eleven States barely represented. This tardiness in the States or their Delegates, besides retarding the most important Business makes it exceeding fatiguing to those that do attend.
I was bartending for a long time and going on auditions and was constantly being rebuffed.
We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.
What’s gratifying about West Wing is that everybody told us that it couldn’t be done – that the man or woman on the street didn’t care about politics. But if you set things up correctly, people don’t have a problem with it.
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
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.
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
First there was the New Hampshire primary, and we had nearly a year leading up to it. And now, look! Three primaries in one weekend! How many of these things are they going to have?
I was very limited in what I could do with flying saucers, because they’re just a metal disc. I had to try and put character in as if they were intelligently guided.
If you have the material it will form itself as a kind of connective tissue.
As I say, the Animals had a particular concept of themselves as a band. There was an anarchic spirit in it, which was being flattened by commercial designs, attitudes, and needs.
I do a job I really, really love and I kind of have fun with. People think you can’t be grown up unless you’re moaning about your job.
Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.
The first thing I feel like we have the potential to do is to deliver to consumers more roots to their home.
Michael K. Powell
The amount of things I have been through and the remarkable ways in which the body has reacted is just phenomenal. No wonder I became religious, because you don’t know why something’s happening to you and you don’t know how you bounced back.
The cobs were delivered to a big pile. We were one of the first to feed corn cobs to cattle.
Even the strongest man needs friends.