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.
Moreover, only a strong and united scientific opinion imposing the intrinsic value of scientific progress on society at large can elicit the support of scientific inquiry by the general public.
A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.
It is sometimes tougher to fight my superiors than the French.
I know I’m going to blow one day. My life is doomed the way it is. I have no future.
No band is special, no player royalty.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk, four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare.
I did nothing but work. I made work my hobby. I was lucky that way.
A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
Michel de Montaigne
Let’s stand up. Let’s speak with pride about our morals and our values and redouble our effort to elect more conservative Republicans.
Anyway, I believe you don’t fix the inside by putting something on the outside.
One man’s style must not be the rule of another’s.
Obviously talent gets you to a certain point, but it’s what you do with it, how you handle.
So I really did stop and change what I saw I was about, and really try to put that principle into play as the center of everything – my friendships, my marriage, my career, my family, my way of being in the world. And that changed everything for me.
I was labeled a troublemaker, my mom an unfit mother, and I was not welcome anywhere.
It was all recorded and mixed and there’s more continuity in it more direction.
Well, you just know, as a writer, I didn’t really write one of the five best screenplays of the year. There were lots of brilliant screenplays; I was just one of the lucky ones who got nominated.
And if that’s what the American people want, then that’s what the policy should be, of course. But the idea that anything in the United States is too sensitive to discuss or too dangerous to discuss is really, I think, absurd.
Somewhere around the fifth or seventh grade I figured out that I could ingratiate myself to people by making them laugh. Essentially, I was just trying to make them like me. But after a while it became part of my identity.
Vertigo is the conflict between the fear of falling and the desire to fall.
I don’t think that anybody should be ruling in or ruling out anything while we are conducting diplomacy.
Everything that’s old is new, and everything that’s new is old.
An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
George Bernard Shaw
Having shaved my head for the role put a spotlight on me.
After all, sustainability means running the global environment – Earth Inc. – like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.
The future of our nation depends on our ability to produce food and fiber to sustain the world.
Success is not a place at which one arrives but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey.
It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don’t wrap fish in our work.
Hugh Newell Jacobsen
It is a good idea to know which publishers publish which stories. For example, there is no sense in sending a picture book text to a publisher who does not publish picture books.
I didn’t want to get that ring around my lips from practicing the trumpet, because I thought the girls wouldn’t like me. So I never practiced.
Len and I had parted musical ways and this was one of the problems.
I don’t think I’m bad for people. If I did think I was bad for people, I would go back to driving a truck, and I really mean this.
I will not be concerned at other men’s not knowing me;I will be concerned at my own want of ability.
According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980, that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 1979.
A formally recognized equality does, however, accord the smaller nations a position which they should be able to use increasingly in the interest of humanity as a whole and in the service of the ideal.
We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I never read a book before previewing it; it prejudices a man so.
To define a thing is to substitute the definition for the thing itself.
The sediments of the past are many miles in collective thickness: yet the feeble silt of the rivers built them all from base to summit.
It is very possible that I could have ended up on 80 acres of land by myself, and fallen in love at a distance with a gorgeous woman I could never have been with.
I simply can’t believe nice communities release effluents.
As always, the British especially shudder at the latest American vulgarity, and then they embrace it with enthusiasm two years later.
A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
I don’t really live like a musician myself. I think music is just something that I do, but I’d like to be doing lots of other things. I like to cure all kinds of illness.
There is but one right, and the possibilities of wrong are infinite.
Well, I had said to my friends, it’s going to be good, but I bet it’s going to be cheesy in a way. And I didn’t think that at all. It’s so good and was just so funny.
Our members are very much maligned. Obviously the average age is 60 something, but they all have children and grandchildren, they understand what we need to do, they want to win.
I’m not a bit changed – not really. I’m only just pruned down and branched out. The real me – back here – is just the same.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Plodding wins the race.