Top Quotes About Anything
God help us from those who believe that they are the sole possessors of truth. How we manage at times to agree willingly to become prisoners within our own minds and souls of beliefs and ideas on which we can never be flexible.
King Hussein I
Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that’s all you have.
In fact, it was the women in our house who were in the saddle. If men are the gods, women are not only the presidents but all the ministers of the government.
I feel a lot healthier when I’m having sex. Physically. I feel all these jitters when I wake up in the morning. Just energy jitters. I take vitamins, I work out every day. When I’m having sex, I don’t have that.
I’d rather do theater and British films than move to LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films.
A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
Finley Peter Dunne
When I was snowed under with the work of an idol, I didn’t have time to think.
But this country is a great country and will always rebound.
I was a guy who needed to go to class, because I had some raw talent that I thought was identifiable, when I finally made a decision to be an actor. And yet I wanted to learn how to really do the stuff. You know, ‘How do I get to be a serious actor?’
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Learn what pitch you can hit good; then wait for that pitch.
Everybody had their fans and they were fans of all of them.
I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.
I played a lot of real normal, straight sessions.
I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.
Robert Downey, Jr.
The band has a liberal philosophy – that’s sort of a given.
Rock and roll has probably given more than it’s taken.
What’s in the movie compared to what we shot is the tip of the iceberg.
In those days I would go for an interview and find myself competing with this other chap who would always be younger and taller, and much handsomer than I.
Edward G. Robinson
So in my sophomore year, I took a senior anatomy class. I thought anatomy – being the thing that I should be most interested in – and if I could hack, as we called it, a senior class, I would continue. I didn’t hack the senior class.
James Earl Jones
In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection.
The babe at first feeds upon the mother’s bosom, but it is always on her heart.
Henry Ward Beecher
Without that assured American largesse Israel would have been obliged to come to an accommodation with her neighbours.
And now, without having wearied my friends, I hope, with detailed scientific accounts, theories, or deductions, I will only say that I have endeavoured to tell just the story of the adventure itself.
Every game I played was a bonus.
What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
My commitment to Atlanta and passion for sports and competition make this acquisition a perfect fit for me.
But I think there was a sense amongst the House Republicans especially that we didn’t just want to be opposed to Bill Clinton; that we wanted to tell the country what we were for and to brand ourselves in a more positive manner.
Thunder and lightning. I have never – never – skied in thunder and lightning. It was a trip, for sure.
When rock came along the lyrics and melodies became less important and it bothered me to think that perhaps they might not regain the value they have to music – they are music.
Time will tell us what we did and didn’t do.
I don’t like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books.
Omar Torrijos Herrera
I live in New York City, the stories of my films take place in New York; I’m a New York filmmaker.
In Europe the right wing is bogged down in Nationalism in most cases and still fighting so called Reds.
Gossip is the Devil’s radio.
Power is something of which I am convinced there is no innocence this side of the womb.
All the beasts in Howling Forest were safe in their caves, nests, and burrows.
I do believe that God has his hands on me and that he has work for me to do.
There is no top. There are always further heights to reach.
When people screamed novelty the first time around talking about an ugly video and stuff I was really insulted because, hold on a minute, everyone you see in the video are real life.
It’s the people who try to be clever who never are; the people who are clever never think of trying to be.
If someone lives in New York, he’s a New Yorker – they are entitled to the best medical system in the world.
As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
Music is essentially useless, as is life.
Some people are born gardeners, some are politicians. I was an actor. It took a great deal of pain before I figured that out. I didn’t relate to most of it.
Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
I basically did all the library research for this book on Google, and it not only saved me enormous amounts of time but actually gave me a much richer offering of research in a shorter time.
Gleason became like a mentor of mine. I had Gleason helping me on television, Godfrey on radio.
Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone. The English do, and it’s been their only major business advantage for the past two centuries.
Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.
A. A. Milne
People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress.