Top Quotes About Anything
For I can raise no money by vile means.
I expect that after the election and the results that the international community will understand which was the framework of this process and under which law we have done this process.
They can say I have an opinion about something.
Frank’s bands could play the hardest stuff and make it seem like no big deal.
Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights. It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it, to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot of republicans during the Clinton Administration, and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush.
I don’t know much about Americanism, but it’s a damn good word with which to carry an election.
Warren G. Harding
I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America’s role as a light among nations. But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war.
Orson Scott Card
Probably the most visible example of unintended consequences, is what happens every time humans try to change the natural ecology of a place.
Margaret J. Wheatley
If you were a public official, you had to be accountable, and you had to be reachable.
James Jarrell Pickle
It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously.
H. L. Mencken
I am proud to be the president of the state of Israel.
Even now I can say I’d love to finish my career here, and then stay in the game after that.
My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It’s thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that’s not me. Often with actors, it’s a case of witnessing a big party piece but wondering afterwards, where’s the substance?
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
Charles de Gaulle
My mum actually gave up work to look after my child, which is so touching.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
I have my gold forever and no one can ever take it away from me.
You replace it by 23 percent tax, a frank, transparent tax embedded in the cost at retail, and everybody gets to takes their whole check home. And the average income earner gets a 50 percent increase in take-home pay.
I am not a fanatic about anything. I do what I can do when I’ve got the time.
Creativity is an advertising agency’s most valuable asset, because it is the rarest.
Jef I. Richards
Our constituents paid into Social Security, and they want it paid back to them when they retire. Cutting Social Security benefits that Americans have earned should always be a last resort.
Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.
P. J. O'Rourke
I used to get on a stove wood pile at 5-6 years old and I would have a piece of stove wood and kindling bark as a pick, and I was a star.
I was talking to my spiritual advisor. I got a letter from somebody who said that they were about to kill themselves, but they listened to a song of mine and it saved their lives.
A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven.
Charles R. Swindoll
I was never a Certified Public Accountant. I just had a degree in accounting. It would require passing a test, which I would not have been able to do.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
America stopped making vinyl and phased out the single but Germany held out and refused. Warner’s never phased out vinyl in Germany. Now America imports it!
But today we become aware of other readings of the human experience very quickly because of the media and the speed with which people travel the planet.
After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor.
Lynda Carter, I think the reason I liked her was because she was so down to earth. Even though she was a big star and she was Miss America, she was very approachable.
The deficit – the U.S. knows our deficit is too large. We are committed to bringing it down. We are bringing it down. The deficit came in for fiscal year ’05 at considerably below where it was the prior year.
John W. Snow
Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat.
I believe that the human race has developed a form of collective schizophrenia in which we are not only the slaves to this imposed thought behavior, but we are also the police force of it.
Will Arnett is one of the funniest guys I know. He has seen it all and done it all and come out the other end pretty savvy and pretty strong.
We have a lot to gain through furthering stem cell research, but medical breakthroughs should be fundamentally about saving, not destroying, human life. Therefore, I support stem cell research that does not destroy the embryo.
Well, I went to school with Jan and Dean, Ryan O’Neal, some of the Beach Boys we all use to party together.
I do have tatoos, and I do wear leather, but there are other sides of me, that my film express.
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.
I’m conservative, but I’m not a nut about it.
George H. W. Bush
I’m proud of my mentors. Ray Charles is the strongest influence on me as a singer.
I won’t take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
You’re in the lap of the gods. If people go, they go, and if they don’t.
I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe – because, like Spinoza’s God, it won’t love us in return.
Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Arnold H. Glasow
In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects.
James W. Fulbright
The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
One of our brainchildren is a still viable Science and Society course.
Philip Warren Anderson
We all start in this medium because of the magic and the challenge is to keep it going.
I wanted to show those characters discovering it is possible to find common ground, as they make their way through a plotline that I hope is engrossing enough to keep the reader a willing participant.
Joan D. Vinge