Top Quotes About Anything
For myself, if I am to stake all I have and hope to be upon anything, I will venture it upon the abounding fullness of God – upon the assurance that, as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are His ways higher than our ways, and His thoughts than our thoughts.
Henry Norris Russell
Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.
I put a bullet into the back of the crocodile’s neck just behind the head, thus killing it. If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable.
My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it’s a great job. But it’s like my alter ego. There’s Chris Brown the singer. And there’s Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.
My first civil disobedience arrest for social justice was in 1986 for protesting the SDI.
It makes no difference who or what you are, old or young, black or white, pagan, Jew, or Christian, I want to love you all and be loved by you all, and I mean to have your love.
Nowhere more truly than in his mental capacities is man a part of nature.
Let there be no illusions about the difficulty of forming this kind of a national community. It’s tough, difficult, not easy. But a spirit of harmony will survive in America only if each of us remembers that we share a common destiny.
The human heart dares not stay away too long from that which hurt it most. There is a return journey to anguish that few of us are released from making.
To those who don’t want the truth about Kennedy’s assassination to become known, the very repetition of a charge lends it a certain credibility, since people have a tendency to believe that where there’s smoke, there’s fire.
My guitar only has five strings ’cause the top one broke and I decided not to put it back on: when I play chords I only play bar chords, and the top one always used to cut me there.
Of all human activities, man’s listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
Pope Paul VI
They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves.
Landscape is to American painting what sex and psychoanalysis are to the American novel.
Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.
I haven’t been on the stage in a long time.
What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?
Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.
Oprah is so bright, and her intelligence is so piercing that I don’t think anyone who spends a few minutes with her isn’t struck by that.
In common use almost every word has many shades of meaning, and therefore needs to be interpreted by the context.
The main issue was deciding what to play: Should it be old Ramones material or new material? I had about three albums worth of new material, but I knew that people would rather hear the Ramones songs.
Dee Dee Ramone
As you know, in the past several years, month after month, radio has increased its revenues – some of it even coming from Dot-Com advertisers. So, radio is a survivor.
I got a heart tattooed on my foot. It’s my first tattoo.
I knew that people were going to talk about it, I knew it was embarrassing, and I knew it was a big deal. But did I think that it was going to be this thing that followed me for, you know, the next years to come? I guarantee you, 25 years from now, I’ll be known as the girl that lip synced on ‘SNL.’ But, you know, it was a weird thing. Not fun.
I’m more hungry now than I was 11 years ago. Which is great because I see a lot of artists that have been out for a long period of time. They get kind of fat.
Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn’t do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another.
Think you’re escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.
The face of a lover is an unknown, precisely because it is invested with so much of oneself. It is a mystery, containing, like all mysteries, the possibility of torment.
James A. Baldwin
I think that you have to bear in mind that music is about escape, and it’s not unreasonable to think the music business would be based around escapism.
My relationship with Music Row has always been, from my end, optimistic and hopeful that there is more than one way to approach the writing, recording, and marketing of an album.
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.
We started this mostly from an intellectual place.
It was my study of the two Corinthian letters that first caused me to concentrate my attention more directly on the relation of the apostle Paul to the older apostles.
Ferdinand Christian Baur
I just think that it’s maybe fashionable today to try to take individual actions and individual failures and take the broadest possible brush and try to paint a company.
So I’m OK with myself, with history, my work, who I am and who I was.
Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries.
Kjell Magne Bondevik
I always feel like I’m missing out on something, that someone is having more fun than I am, so I take measures to make sure that is impossible.
As far as modern writing is concerned, it is rarely rewarding to translate it, although it might be easy. Translation is very much like copying paintings.
If you let other people do it for you, they will do it to you.
What was past was past. I suppose that was the general attitude.
V. S. Naipaul
There is just a major difference between the sound of analog tape and digital tape.
Kenny W. Shepherd
And then a great thing in my life was going to India.
Lightly armed nations can move toward war just as easily as those which are armed to the teeth, and they will do so if the usual causes of war are not removed.
A bad peace is even worse than war.
We need to get some people in here. There’s no passion out there. There’s always an excuse. Nobody wants to step up and be a pro.
Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.
Philip K. Dick
Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn.
Robert Browning Hamilton
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Consider what a romantic expedition you are on; take notes.
Peace and not war is the father of all things.
Ludwig von Mises
With the art therapy, as soon as they saw the paper and crayons coming, we couldn’t get it out fast enough. And we told them to draw about the tsunami.