Top Quotes About Anything
Going to Peru is, well, if you ever have an opportunity in your life to go there, you should do it because it is absolutely mind boggling.
During my grief, I realised there was nothing I could do for my mother, but I did have a child.
Sometime in the future – 25, 50, 75 years hence – what will the situation be like then? By that time the Chinese will have the capability of delivery too.
The Centre is very important to me; it’s about trust – about truth.
I think we can win it if my brain holds out.
Medicare and Social Security have created the healthiest and most financially secure generation of senior citizens in American history.
A nation must be embraced, rehabilitated and expressed as a tangible sign of human creativity and as an integral element of mankind’s heritage.
It’s the most ridiculous business to be in. It’s full of people who have never grown up.
Goodness is something that makes us serene and content; it is magnificent. Those who are not good are evil.
I really enjoy doing both, but I didn’t write nonfiction until 1994.
It may be doubtful, at first, whether a person is an enemy or friend. Meat, if not properly digested, becomes poison; But poison, if used rightly, may turn medicinal.
I’m glad I haven’t lived in vain.
The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Nature generally struggles against this treatment for a while, until her powers seem in a great measure exhausted, when she quietly yields to the power of the art.
We’d played for years to half-empty clubs in England.
There was never anything like it before in history. It was a different kind of joyous, happy screaming.
Censors are energetic and righteous people but they just couldn’t work a room like Abbe Lane.
I started working on trying to sound like June from the very beginning.
At 17, I dreamed of seeing the world. At 19, I had been around the world and back.
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
I celebrate myself, and sing myself.
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
It is, I think, particularly in periods of acknowledged crisis that scientists have turned to philosophical analysis as a device for unlocking the riddles of their field. Scientists have not generally needed or wanted to be philosophers.
The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity.
To God, thy country, and thy friend be true.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things.
When you worked in a studio it was the studio system that you kind of missed because it was a big, big family. I mean MGM had 5,000 people working a day there. You miss it.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
I’m good at everything.
I kept telling everyone I wasn’t going to Washington to stay. I go to visit.
The only principle that does not inhibit progress is: anything goes.
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
I cannot say that I was a particularly diligent student, especially during the lower grades.
A lot of truth is said in jest.
We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe,’ but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
I don’t come to tournaments to make friends, to go to parties, to hold conversations. I come to be the best, and I’m not mean and cruel and dirty.
My parents regarded school teachers as higher beings, as did many immigrants.
Martin Lewis Perl
I think I am too interested in my own ideas to copy anyone else’s, but I find that other people’s imagery, the flow of language in the outside world, games with words, and ideas about relationships are all most important to me.
I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment, so dry documentary narration is not for me.
The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded with fruition.
Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
Who is ever adequate? We all create situations each other can’t live up to, then break our hearts at them because they don’t.
He shall sit solitary by avoiding the company of men, he shall hold his peace by meditating upon the joys of heaven, and he has risen above his state by tasting celestial delights.
Saint Bonaventure Sequoyah
Proliferation of nuclear weapons to terrorist organisations is far more dangerous than proliferation of nuclear weapons to states, even states like North Korea.
The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James A. Baldwin
To me, Batman is definately Bruce Wayne’s darker side. The challenge is playing it as two separate aspects of the same person. I have to create the illusion of a Dark Knight, who’s mysterious and strong.
If you spend all of your time racing ahead to the future, you’re liable to discover you’ve left a great present behind.
So don’t think in reality I am a singer, I think I am a human being that has sung always all her life, and has learned a little to sing, and has found herself in the middle of a career.
Victoria de los Angeles
I got a woman that’s mean as she can be, sometimes I think she’s almost as mean as me.