Top Quotes About Anything
Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity. You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer.
I would rather be respected than elected.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Ludwig van Beethoven
I’m concerned about the insidious influence of the media’s bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters.
I think the President himself is a remarkably intelligent, decent, ethical man. I think he did very well, but I think the job builds up over expectations which all candidates contribute to including this President that simply cannot be fulfilled.
Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn’t have had the characters that you have, you wouldn’t have the book that you have.
Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country’s peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
James K. Polk
The leading edge in evidence presentation is in science; the leading edge in beauty is in high art.
The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being.
I like to wake up each morning feeling a new man.
Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions. Conservatives feel they deserve everything they’ve stolen.
Golf is the hardest game in the world. There is no way you can ever get it. Just when you think you do, the game jumps up and puts you in your place.
Today I divide my day between being actor, producer and distributor, and the monotony is broken.
Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
What is this powerful have over my tub? Surely, I am transfixed by your firecracker charm and your suspended electrified wit.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
William Makepeace Thackeray
It’s probably foolish to expect relationships to go on forever and to say that because something only lasts 10 years, it’s a failure.
Sure I should have been at the Fifa workshop for example, but I had personal reasons for not being there and looking back saying that it was a mistake for me not being there I would take the same decision because the personal situation has higher priority than a workshop.
I put those people in place. I trusted them. I had no idea they would do anything like this.
Beauty is not everything!
Actually, I don’t think there’s anyone that represents the artists, except the artists themselves.
Unlike scientism, science in the true sense of the word is open to unbiased investigation of any existing phenomena.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
Diversity gives our city a competitive edge.
With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, ‘Studs, you’re an optimist.’ I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what’s the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.
If the workers took a notion they could stop all speeding trains; every ship upon the ocean they can tie with mighty chains.
To me art is a form of manifest revolt, total and complete.
When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.
Asking the right questions takes as much skill as giving the right answers.
People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror.
Logan P. Smith
The show has boundaries right now we’re trying to widen them not break them.
Without individuals feeling safe and having an environment of safety, they then have reluctance of taking part in the city of being active. They wind up wanting to leave the city. That’s more detrimental.
Hands are the tool of the painter, the artist.
I made a big mistake with him the first day I shot. We’re shooting the scene where I come back from the party, the dance, in the sleigh with Julie Christie and we turn the corner and go past the camera and the camera follows us just a little bit and we disappear.
Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. Difference is that strong people admit their mistakes, laugh at them, learn from them. That is how they become strong.
Richard J. Needham
I know two kinds of audiences only – one coughing, and one not coughing.
Yeah, well, it did earlier – but as Bobby and I have played together, our thing as a unit has become so strong that they kind of had to get in where they fit in. And most people do.
I don’t find intimate scenes more difficult than other scenes.
Another method of eating burning coals employs small balls of burned cotton in a dish of burning alcohol.
We shall meet again before long to march to new triumphs.
Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged in by male energy.
I would have thought he would be there out of just plain curiosity. It was incredible that he was missing.
England is very interested as well, and other countries if I could speak the languages!
It’s always refreshing to step into another time.
Politics and war are remarkably similar situations.
In the past, I tried to be more of a typical session guitarist. I wasn’t so concerned with impressing anybody.
In France, you’re with the crew, and you have lunch with them. It’s more like a family.
Violence and arms can never resolve the problems of men.
Pope John Paul II
I think of these things as obstacles rather than opportunities, because if they were opportunities it means I actually took the business of doing them seriously. To take myself too seriously is the gentle kiss of death.
You’re a song written by the hands of God.