Top Quotes About Anything
Every job is good if you do your best and work hard. A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
When I first came out, like a lot of the artists at that time, I had a very polished, very overproduced sound.
Give me control of a nation’s money and I care not who makes her laws.
Mayer Amschel Rothschild
Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
Well, usually when I finish one character, I’m looking for a role that’s really different.
We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence.
There’s also a sense of freedom. I was so obsessed by this problem that I was thinking about if all the time – when I woke up in the morning, when I went to sleep at night, and that went on for eight years.
No crime can ever be defended on rational grounds.
That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.
Freight mobility and movement, while not a sexy policy issue, is a highly important one. Capacity constraints and congestion on our nation’s freight rail system create many problems.
I try hard not to preach, but I get carried away, which is a mistake, but it’s a risk worth running.
I used to help my granddaddy make sausage. He would mix it up in a cleaned-out washtub with his hands, no gloves. Man, if we did anything like that today, they would jack the jail up and throw us under it.
You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
Lincoln’s stature and strength, his intelligence and ambition – in short, all the elements which gave him popularity among men in New Salem, rendered him equally attractive to the fair sex of that village.
John George Nicolay
It’s been fascinating watching all those pictures of me with a lot more hair Jeremy, and looking very young. And we’ve all got things we’ve said, twenty, thirty years ago, indeed the whole world has changed since then.
To judge therefore of Shakespeare by Aristotle’s rule is like trying a man by the Laws of one Country who acted under those of another.
I think at the point when they were first starting to talk about a movie, it was a little bit different back then.
If I don’t have a project going, I sit down and begin to write something – a character sketch, a monologue, a description of some sight, or even just a list of ideas.
If I’m on location on some island, we usually get up at four in the morning to set up. By seven thirty, we’re on the beach working until noon, then we rest. It’s not exactly a vacation.
Always mystify, mislead and surprise the enemy if possible.
Thomas J. Jackson
We opened a design center in the South of England last year as part of our strategy for being close to our customers and developing innovative products for exciting new markets.
There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes.
The ethics of editorial judgement, however, began to go though a sea change during the late 1970s and ’80s when the Carter and Reagan Administrations de-regulated the television industry.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
I’m not anti-American. I’ve lived with Kenny, a Texan, for six years.
Each year thousands of embryos, no bigger than the head of a pin, are created in the process of in vitro fertilization, with the support of Congress, by the way.
I have done so much: modeling, acting, singing, the calendar, the lingerie line, and there have been times where I have wanted to give up but I went for it.
When you are making the one you are doing, you think it is the greatest film going. And then you do another one and it is a great film.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when?
Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.
A pitcher will never be a big winner until he hates hitters.
That’s my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.
I even played Jack Webb’s partner on the radio version of Dragnet for a while.
In some European theaters, it’s still not uncommon to have a late start and three LONG intermissions, because people actually eat and drink and converse during the intermissions.
Joe Bob Briggs
We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.
Richard J. Daley
Think you’re escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.
Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them.
Henry Norris Russell
I’ve never crashed a wedding. When I was a kid I, of course, used to crash parties. Crashing a wedding is difficult though because you have to have the suit, and you have to have information in case someone catches you. You have to know at least some names and something.
Television really does offer still great parts for women, cable in particular.
People are scared to death of dying. I am the opposite.
The future and eternity are two entirely different things.
I don’t write poems and put them to music. Just let things flow.
I wish I’d known early what I had to learn late.
No real blood flows in the veins of the knowing subject constructed by Locke, Hume, and Kant, but rather the diluted extract of reason as a mere activity of thought.
Also, now as a result of that show being on, the cruise industry is just growing all over the place. Princess Cruises, who I now represent, is the fastest growning cruise line in the world.
I like listening to good music – and I can’t stop playing my album.
Oh, I wish I were a miser; being a miser must be so occupying.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That’s one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.