Top Quotes About Anything
He wasn’t, but producers are by definition annoying because they have a different agenda from you. They’re trying to stop you spending money and you’re trying to not spend money, but at the same time we’re great artists.
I am happy to donate funds to various organizations that help people in need.
Business has to change the way it does business, or we will make no significant changes in the way we relate to the earth.
The reason we shot it was that the script was geared to Las Vegas and it was something commercial that we wanted to have in the can in case Butterfly was a success and we needed a follow-up.
I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand.
Change brings opportunities. On the other hand, change can be confusing.
We will be safer from terrorist attack only when we have earned the respect of all other nations instead of their fear, respect for our values and not merely our weapons.
Theodore C. Sorensen
When I was in high school, I read all of Neil Simon’s plays.
That’s the most difficult issue for me… to find a subject that holds my interest long enough that I’m prepared to go to work and spend the time and energy to shoot the subject.
The world is as it should be.
We have first raised a dust and then complain we cannot see.
There are two kinds of editors, those who correct your copy and those who say it’s wonderful.
I think life without Coronation Street would be unthinkable. It’s part of all our lives.
Stephen Hawking said he spent most of his first couple of years at Cambridge reading science fiction (and I believe that, because his grades weren’t all that great).
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
I never discuss discussions.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The Public – a thing I cannot help looking upon as an enemy, and which I cannot address without feelings of hostility.
Asked at the hearing why she hadn’t pressed the FBI more closely about what it knew, or didn’t know, about domestic terrorist threats, Rice acted as though the question was an odd one: it wasn’t her job. Well, in retrospect, it was and now certainly is.
For the mind is all the easier to teach before it is set.
By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six.
I love the fact that it starts from there, and you don’t know where it’s gonna go. Wait long enough – love will find you. Everything’s a surprise. When you think you’ve got it all figured out… as Emerson said, the dice of God are always loaded.
Poise: the ability to be ill at ease inconspicuously.
I was just a cheap little starlet hardly acting at all in a very mediocre film.
An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.
The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.
The secret of masonry is to keep a secret.
Joseph Smith, Jr.
I get excited by landscape.
With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training.
John M. McHugh
I went down the street to the 24-hour grocery. When I got there, the guy was locking the front door. I said, ‘Hey, the sign says you’re open 24 hours.’ He said, ‘Yes, but not in a row.’
True Yankees are born, not made.
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.
John B. S. Haldane
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If you are talking about terrorism, you need to sit down and understand what is making these people put dynamite around their waists and blow themselves up.
The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics.
My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age.
I was born and raised in the South, which is pretty conservative.
The current Michigan Constitution was written in 1961 and ’62.
In junior high school, I was an object of pure ridicule for my dress, withdrawal, and asocial manner. Dozens of times, I saw individuals laugh and smile more in ten to fifteen minutes than I did in all my life up to then.
Being a father helps me be more responsible… you see more things than you’ve ever seen.
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
House guests should be regarded as perishables: Leave them out too long and they go bad.
I didn’t have any interest in traditional art.
At some point we have to stop and say, There’s Marlee, not, There’s the deaf actress.
Our family life was certainly not intellectual.