Top Quotes About Anything
He’s looking for the president’s kidnapped daughter; everybody he calls on to help him is busy, but lo and behold, you look across the room, and I’m waiting for that action.
Abundance and vigor of automatic movements are desirable, and even a considerable degree of restlessness is a good sign in young children.
G. Stanley Hall
Actors are an insecure breed. It’s hard to have your career depend upon other people’s opinions of what you do.
There is less in this than meets the eye.
I listened to it last night for the first time since we started this project. I went out to my car and put it in and went to an empty parking lot and just listened and read the little pamphlet that came with it. After two or three songs I burst into tears.
I am a drinker with writing problems.
I feel like I’m nothing without wildlife. They are the stars. I feel awkward without them.
I do not want to act unless I have a a great intimacy with the people I’m working with.
And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see – or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.
People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they’ve done.
Now, people have said that somebody told them that they saw somebody on the railroad bank or saw somebody going over the bank, but no one has ever been able to show any cartridges, any rifle, any pistol, no one has ever found anything other than the evidence about Oswald.
John Sherman Cooper
I plan to live to be 120!
We live in a fractured world. I’ve always seen it as my role as an artist to attempt to make wholeness.
I have been sworn against by perjured and wicked people.
Everybody acts like they’re in a movie in most movies. That’s why they stink.
I was a little different. I still say I’m a little different, because success to me is not having the most money, or having the biggest car or the biggest house.
A completely disrespectful photographer was asked to stop taking photographs, and then said, ‘I’ve got what I want. What are you going to do about it?’ How would you feel if somebody walked up and started taking your photograph? I don’t think you’d be very happy.
Only the shallow know themselves.
Obviously, you’ve never seen a woman skydiving in a hoop skirt.
Chris A. Bridges
No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.
Ulysses S. Grant
I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country.
My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for.
I was a prosecutor in Brooklyn in the homicide division and then as a senior assistant district attorney.
I may not be perfect, but I’m trying.
Laws control the lesser man… Right conduct controls the greater one.
Be able to sneeze without sounding ridiculous. That means neither stifling yourself or spraying your immediate vicinity.
Marilyn vos Savant
Eddie Drake is sort of this loose cannon, funny, edgy guy, who has this really foolish, foolish mustache.
It is reason, and not passion, which must guide our deliberations, guide our debate, and guide our decision.
But most is all to do with work. There are aspects of work that are enjoyable, that you could call a hobby.
I had come to the point when I realized it was unlikely that my film career was going to move beyond a certain level of role. And I was – because I had graphic instances of it – handicapped by the success of Star Trek. A director would say, ‘I don’t want Jean-Luc Picard in my movie’ – and this was compounded by X-Men as well.
I feel very free and very happy to be a composer.
I have taken the marshmallows off the sweet potatoes, however. They would make a big pan of sweet potatoes and cover it with marshmallows. My kids would love it if I would do that for them!
We have no reason to think that human cloning will not work – it works in primates – but it may take many, many attempts.
I love proving people wrong.
Film, as far as I’m concerned, is my area of artistic endeavor, so I never think of a movie that gets released as being all done-it’s just when they took it away from you.
All the directors that I’ve had the opportunity to work with are fantastic.
This is one Hart that you will not leave in San Francisco.
My mother was a churchgoing lady, so I always heard about God at home.
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
One of my top priorities in Congress is to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.
The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can’t fake it… try to fake three laughs in an hour – ha ha ha ha ha – they’ll take you away, man. You can’t.
Every generation renews itself in its own way; there’s always a reaction against whatever is standard.
I don’t paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
In everyday life, my wife is the most wonderful. We’re in love with each other beyond belief.
I’ve talked to law enforcement officials at the state and local level who say that violence against women is going up. In any case, we think that it’s an important issue whether it’s going up or not. And we are determined to stop it.
You can’t make people respond.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Henry David Thoreau
I have to say that in this particular cow that we’re dealing with, those parts of the cow were removed, and so we don’t think there’s any risk or very negligible risk to human health with this particular incident.
If they conducted a raid in this room, you’d all be policed up. They’d take all of you to Abu Ghraib and turn you over to the soldiers. Maybe there’s only one or two of you in this group who was a known associate or had any piece of information that they are trying to exploit.
We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.
Taxes are important. President Bush’s tax proposals leave no rich person behind. Voters approve of President Bush helping the kind of people they wish they were one of.