Top Quotes About Anything
Hitting is the most important part of the game. It is where the big money is, where much of the status is, and the fan interest.
And finally I begin to have such a success in my examinations that I found myself in a career you see.
Victoria de los Angeles
The worst part is doubt. When you doubt yourself, which we are taught to do, you get lost.
I’m not the kind of actor who goes into exhaustive research for each role.
It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry. If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week.
Ah, the creative process is the same secret in science as it is in art. They are all the same absolutely.
Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine? How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare, ‘I want this child to grow up to be a media planner’?
Jef I. Richards
You’re surrounded by electronic music in New York. I mean New York is one of the few places in North America where electronic music is the prevalent form.
I’m a much nicer person since my wife died. I found out what pain is, so on that level I’m much nicer.
Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors.
Pearl S. Buck
It is our character that supports the promise of our future – far more than particular government programs or policies.
In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward.
By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment.
When I see children, I see the face of God. That’s why I love them so much. That’s what I see.
I used to like to break into other people’s houses and sit in their rooms. I found it very comforting to be in someone’s empty house.
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didn’t spend half our time wishing.
What is beautiful is good, and who is good will soon be beautiful.
It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on.
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
In the beginning, my mother humored me when I told her I wanted to be a reporter.
Of course the case of the Christian Church planted among the nations must differ, in various ways, from that of any sect forming in connection with religious awakening in a territory of professing Christianity.
Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.
I try to always stretch myself to fit the characters that have been presented.
My school is attended by near three hundred scholars.
It used to be that a fellow went on the police force when everything else failed, but today he goes in the advertising game.
I am rather in favour of dealing with teenage hooliganism.
If my ego was out of whack and I believed I could carry anything off, that would be a stupid risk. But so far there’s been no reason not to try anything.
Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?
A lot of the time there is a lot of melancholy in the lyrics.
I’ve led this empty life for over forty years and now I can pass that heritage on and ensure that the misery will continue for at least one more generation.
I’m still reading some scripts and I model as well, so I’m still doing that. But I don’t want to do like just anything so we’re being really selective about the stuff I’ll do.
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
A man has to be Joe McCarthy to be called ruthless. All a woman has to do is put you on hold.
I don’t agree with everything he did in his life, but we’re dealing with this Howard Hughes, at this point. And also ultimately the flaw in Howard Hughes, the curse so to speak.
I didn’t really think about becoming a professional artist until high school, when I realized that everything else required too much math.
I think Jews are the smartest people in the world.
Well, for starters, we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation.
I also urge the Obama administration – both on its own and in cooperation with other responsible governments around the world – to use all legal means necessary to shut down WikiLeaks before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables. WikiLeaks’ activities represent a shared threat to collective international security.
In Japan, you get on the bullet train or the airplane, and I loved the little speeches the stewardesses would do. They even do little speeches before you play gigs.
When a man must force himself to be faithful in his love, this is hardly better than unfaithfulness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I’d just as soon not get into a discussion about Jane and her politics. I’d just as soon stick to what we’re here for, the picture.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
The people who make history are not the people who make it who are there but the people who make it and then write about it.
If you judge, investigate.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
That’s one thing I find about having children – it does unlock a door that separates you from other women who’ve had children.
Don’t let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth – don’t let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
A scientist should be the happiest of men.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Any comic is a tragic soul. Comedy is one of the things that allows one to survive. Particularly if one has been in the process of separating off the emotions, it’s one place you can process them.
I was ordered not to go out to Abu Ghraib after dark early on, because Abu Ghraib was extremely dangerous.