Top Quotes About Anything
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Recent action in Syria and Palestine also tell us that the awakening voices of democracy in those regions are occurring, and that those in that region are able to pursue it without being stifled by terrorists that are despotic.
My father went into the armed service and I never saw my mother – I don’t know what happened to her.
And you know, almost in a perverse way, I wish it had been undue influence because we know how to correct that. We get rid of the people who, in fact, were exercising that.
We will work with industrial or Dept. Of Defence sponsorship as long as we keep our principals of openness firm we’re proud to work with the military, and they respect that in turn.
My father was a Presbyterian minister, working among the poor in West Virginia. He had taken what amounted to a vow of poverty when he accepted that call and so we never had much money.
James Green Somerville
Given the right to a free ballot, the people would support my return.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
There is a great correlation between music and images.
The planets are never the same twice, they’re always different, so they could compare the markings I had drawn with their current photographs and they knew that I was drawing what I was really seeing and it wasn’t copied from somewhere.
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
H. L. Mencken
I learned early in life that you get places by having the right enemies.
Bishop John Spong
The training comes to us with the benefit of what has gone before.
Linda M. Godwin
And I kind of said to myself if I get my voice back I’m not going to take back the old anxiety about it and just focus on the limitations. I’m really going to enjoy it.
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields
It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one’s own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
The humble and meek are thirsting for blood.
People respected my experience, they hire me, they pay me what I am worth to coach their team.
There may or may not be a God or gods; the Siblings do not concern themselves with proving or disproving such a thing. By definition, gods are more powerful than men, and thus quite able to fend for themselves without help.
Less is only more where more is no good.
Frank Lloyd Wright
It’s a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
As you know, there are certain languages that lend themselves very easily to vocal use.
In my beginning is my end.
T. S. Eliot
There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe.
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
I wouldn’t mind seeing China if I could come back the same day.
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
A good example of how it must have been is today’s world of conducting, which is still utterly dominated by men, and the prejudice the few female conductors have to battle even today is astounding.
Lara St. John
But when Neil called, I have to say that my heart soared. And the reason was, because it said so much about his recovery… that he was coming back to the world of the living.
A famous person to themselves, they don’t get up in the morning and think, I’m famous. I’m not famous to me. Famous is a perception.
I’m a singer who moves like a dancer.
It comes down to building your own world out here on the road. It’s who you surround yourself with. My band and crew are really positive guys.
If you don’t understand yourself you don’t understand anybody else.
Each goodly thing is hardest to begin.
It is wrong to expect a reward for your struggles. The reward is the act of struggle itself, not what you win.
A fat stomach sticks out too far. It prevents you from looking down and seeing what is going on around you.
Norman Reilly Raine
Maybe you’re better to play a villain just straight out.
Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You moon the wrong person at an office party and suddenly you’re not ‘professional’ any more.
Punishment is now unfashionable… because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you.
I sing and play guitar and harmonica. I’ve been doing it for a long time.
Harry Dean Stanton
Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world – possibly none – have a sufficiently thorough, “big picture” understanding of the climate system to be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming. To the public, we all might seem like experts, but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem.
So I think in those circumstances, there’s some potential that you could see a big pendulum swing like 1994, which people you thought weren’t vulnerable all of the sudden get in trouble.
If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder.
One individual doesn’t really accept the pro-life position of the party, and the other… says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent.
It’s hard to think of yourself as a loser at 2 years old.
Homeowners who refinanced their mortgages took out cash and reduced their monthly payments at the same time. Much of the cash obtained by refinancing was spent on consumer durables, home improvements and the like.
Writing good ads is easy when you have something to say.
Roy H. Williams
I’s taken me a great deal to get here. I don’t plan on missing anything.
Feminists wish women to seem like men. They’re not men.