Top Quotes About Anything
God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.
I hated stand-up.
Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days, he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on. Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came from my own fertile imagination.
A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.
Robert A. Heinlein
I’m enormously proud of the fact that Star Trek has really not just sparked an interest, but encouraged, a few generations of people to go into the sciences.
Conservatives believe in providing Constitutional rights to our citizens, not to enemy combatants like Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
I should just put it bluntly, because we’re all sort of friends here now – it’s exceedingly likely that my greatest success is behind me. Oh, so Jesus, what a thought! You know that’s the kind of thought that could lead a person to start drinking gin at nine o’clock in the morning, and I don’t want to go there.
The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.
I grew up with the white picket fence. My dad went to work nine to five, and he had a station wagon.
I’ve written for every medium except poetry, at which I suck.
J. Michael Straczynski
We’re looking as far ahead as we can, and we don’t get penalized for mistakes.
A corporation’s responsibility is to the shareholders, not its retirees and employees. Companies are doing everything they can to get rid of pension plans and they will succeed.
We have to look forward and keep filming new films and not get stuck in the past.
So I developed very early a massive inferiority complex, and I’ve told the story often about how that inspired me later in life to get involved in other things, because I couldn’t out-do my brothers in sports, and it’s a very competitive relationship.
George J. Mitchell
The Taliban and its backers bear the responsibility for the consequences of this outrageous act.
Everyone is an abused child, if you think about what governments do.
As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical world and one foot in the flying world. Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots, the pilots really don’t know what they’re saying.
David M. Brown
Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment.
The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue.
I always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music.
The war on meth must be fought with a multi-pronged approach.
No, but women are saying, and they say, are you crazy? But because they’ve had children since they were 20 years old. I haven’t. So I had a child when I was 43, and now he’s really out with his friends.
I’m actually a pretty decent human being, and when I’m home I’m straight as an arrow.
Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.
I don’t think, there’s no possible way for me, anyway, to play a character that I haven’t found some sort of sublime compassion for and I related to Deborah on a way that almost, initially, almost in a way maybe someone in the audience might.
The twentieth century may tell us that we have nothing to be complacent about in the recent history of humankind; but it also tells us that there is nothing inevitable about tyranny.
Rowan D. Williams
Death is an awful thing. I don’t believe in it myself.
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
Agha Hasan Abedi
Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
In real life, events seem much less dramatic.
I’m from the Bob Wills and the Little Richard school of music. Bob Wills did what the hell he thought, Little Richard did what he thought, and those were my big influences.
I guess I had fun doing it but it has hard memories for me.
I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people’s minds better than we Liberals.
Charles E. Trevelyan
When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800, it was provided with no books, which probably accounts for the high quality of early opinions.
I’d like to do policy and I’d like to do philosophy, I’d like to be able to get into the depth, into the meat of the argument – that’s the kind of stuff I want to do.
You might as well expect rivers to run backwards as any man born free to be contented penned up.
They call it The New Avengers but it’s really the old Avengers with new people except for me, looking rather fat and rather old.
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
I guess there is also an element of deliberate change involved. Each of my books has been, at least from my point of view, radically different from the last.
All the really pretty girls get pregnant.
Her angel’s face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place.
NBC anchor Brian Williams is a standup comic in disguise.
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
Filmmakers and critics wrote about each other and sometimes very harshly. This no longer exists.
The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens. Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany.
I foresee that man will resign himself each day to new abominations, and soon that only bandits and soldiers will be left.
Jorge Luis Borges
It’s often said that life is strange. But compared to what?
If God dropped acid, would he see people?
Like many rich men, he thought in anecdotes; like many simple women, she thought in terms of biography.
We’re telling a story. And the demands of that are different from the demands of a documentary. The audience must believe in order to keep faith in the story.