Top Quotes About Anything
Every single instance of a friend’s insincerity increases our dependence on the efficacy of money.
The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.
W. Somerset Maugham
He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity.
It is so cold out there, my head nearly fell off.
Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely be escaped without a wound: great debts are like cannon; of loud noise, but little danger.
I don’t work from drawings. I don’t make sketches and drawings and color sketches into a final painting.
You never really meet a human being until you live with them or know them for awhile, so this is my clown and they understand that and so these interviews don’t bother them.
Do not be troubled for a language, cultivate your soul and she will show herself.
The things I keep going back to, rereading, maybe they say more about me as a reader than about the books. Love in the Time of Cholera, Pale Fire.
The wise man… if he would live at peace with others, he will bear and forbear.
The tyrant has fallen, and Iraq is free.
George W. Bush
We are familiar with terrorism. But indiscriminate, cross-border, religiously motivated terrorism is new.
Gijs de Vries
I’m cursed with empathy. I’m also by nature way too opinionated.
As costs mount, in lives and dollars, it is natural to second guess, but one lesson I hope we have learned is that the U.S. cannot go it alone in a policy that leaves American troops taking all the risk and American taxpayers paying all of the costs.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.
Imprisonment hit me so hard – much harder than I had thought.
The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business.
You know, I had my mother and my father convincing me that he would be going back to Hollywood and he’d be back with the actresses and dating them and that he wasn’t serious about me at all. So I had him saying one thing to me and my parents telling me something else.
You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn.
Writing is really very easy. Tap a vein and bleed onto the page. Everything else is just technical.
Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Although awareness of cancer’s prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories.
Chris Van Hollen
Most men’s anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for.
Edward F. Halifax
We did some jumping at the start of the show. We went out without telling anyone – and the studio liked to kill us. They were threatened with cancellation of their production insurance.
I’m very passionate about what I do.
Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.
I became a real free market fanatic. I’m probably less so now than even two or three years ago.
I work for a Government I despise for ends I think criminal.
John Maynard Keynes
Hopes are but the dreams of those that wake.
Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Denis Law could dance on eggshells.
A very wise author once said that a writer writes for himself, and then publishes for money. I write for myself and publish just for the reader.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
You want to come home from a tournament with a winner’s medal. That’s not the fans or the media putting us under pressure, that’s the pressure we put ourselves under.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
Christian Nestell Bovee
If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical or punk or rock or even slightly metal, that’s because that’s where I’m going to find inspiration.
I’ve always been that way. I’m not very good at reading music but I’m pretty quick at picking things up.
Everybody in the ’80s, well, we hate rap. Now, the biggest rapper in the world… Eminem. Rap’s a black thing.
Well, Well, Well, its certainly a compelling provocative exciting delicious to think about idea, smart people say the universe is so big there must be something statistically it could be likely there could be something happening on some other world.
How dangerous emperors are when they go mad.
If I had nine of my fingers missing I wouldn’t type any slower.
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
I lay a lot of blame at the feet of Dusty Baker for not being more strict about fundamentals, which I think would give the team a stronger day-to-day identity.
If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else.
America’s present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
Warren G. Harding
Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training.
To a poet the mere making of a poem can seem to solve the problem of truth, but only a problem of art is solved in poetry.
But now that I’m a blonde, guys are so blatant about coming on to me.
There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth.
But I’m not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression.
You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing.