Top Quotes About Anything
Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
So the major obstacle to the development of new supplies is not geology but what happens above ground: international affairs, politics, investment and technology.
Traffic is only one of the side effects of growth.
We have to be able to criticise what we love, to say what we have to say ’cause if your not trying to make something better, than as far as I can tell, you are just in the way.
You need to listen to your body because your body is listening to you.
Now, if, as I think, writing should be, it’s a kind of risky trade.
The United States armed forces and coalition troops deserve recognition and support for their work to remove Saddam Hussein from power, and ensure the safety and security of the American people, civilians abroad, and the people of Iraq.
I do think the story in Halloween 5 is a bit stupid, and there’s a lot more blood. They’re obviously going to take the Halloween series in a different direction.
Every single night I’m nervous. You never know how the audience is going to react.
I’ve dated jerks, so why not geeks?
I know that if I’d had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn’t have got anywhere. You don’t take exams for acting, you take your courage.
Dame Edith Evans
We’re always attracted to the edges of what we are, out by the edges where it’s a little raw and nervy.
E. L. Doctorow
The most money we have ever been able to get appropriated for the juvenile justice bills was $55 million a year, about one-tenth of what was necessary.
I was trying to spend it as quickly as possible. Because I’m so lazy, all that money created a block. I was flying around the world, staying at fancy hotels, having fun and trying to get rid of it as quickly as possible, so I could get on with some more work.
Skiffle was a name that was attached to what was, in essence, American folk music with a beat.
My tastes and inspirational artists were always rather eclectic and diverse.
For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is: childish dependency.
When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
The Washington Bullets are changing their name. They don’t want their team to be associated with crime. From now on, they’ll just be known as the Bullets.
If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing on my shoulders.
Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own.
I’d always had an interest in physiotherapy and psychology.
We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said “Let us pray.” We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
I was editor of my high school literary magazine and a reporter for the school newspaper.
Sober up, and you see and hear everything you’d been able to avoid hearing before.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Taste is the feminine of genius.
I think there really is no shortcut to sovereignty.
No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something, while despair is nothing.
Mario Vargas Llosa
It doesn’t work if the bad guys kill his mother’s uncle’s friend’s neighbor’s pet dog. You’ve got to make the stakes high.
Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up.
In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries.
I suppose it hacks me off sometimes when people go on about all the other stuff, because I have really worked hard at my game, and I’ve been incredibly dedicated in getting myself fit, and getting my game right.
My Cleveland years were both scientifically and personally most rewarding. My wife Judy was able to rejoin me in our research and my research group grew rapidly.
George Andrew Olah
The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing. It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system.
The word of God – what does it say about what his place is going to be in the Kingdom? Think about it.
I stare at myself in the mirror and I think, ‘Wow, I’m really great-looking.’… I think I’m the greatest, anyway.
The truth can not be drowned by any flood of false indictments.
Philosophy can only be approached with the most concrete comprehension.
That was something. As opposed to nothing.
I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes, the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games.
Juan Antonio Samaranch
Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for just being liberal. You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes.
I did some commercials and a couple of B movies, then a few pilots that didn’t go anywhere. Eventually I did the pilot for Beverly Hills, 90210. The rest is history.
Brian Austin Green
Education is the vaccine for violence.
Edward James Olmos
Having said that, I enjoyed every minute of my time and I got a degree of job satisfaction which I am sure was far greater than the majority of my colleagues.
Len G. Murray
Violence is always the last option, but if that time comes, it is the ONLY option.
When you dominate other people’s emotions, the time has to come when you will have to pay, and heavily, for that privilege.
We’ve got to work to save our children and do it with full respect for the fact that if we do not, no one else is going to do it.
My writing improved the more I wrote – and the more I read good writing, from Shakespeare on down.
Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very different people, but we did share a sense of humor, we now live in different parts of the world but when we find ourselves in the same place it is more or less as if there had been no years in between.