Top Quotes About Anything
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
I’m very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years’ time.
The Nixon administration kept a nasty eye on our show… Cops would come by – often just in time to see the act they wanted to see.
I understood once I held a baby in my arms, why some people have the need to keep having them.
But remember, I am no politician, and no seer into souls.
Rebecca H. Davis
If it’s a modern-day story dealing with certain ethnic groups, I think I could open up certain scenes for improvisation, while staying within the structure of the script.
A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business, and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement.
My lord, I will tell you what the case was. I was coming up within a league of the Dutchman, and some of my men were making a mutiny about taking her, and my gunner told the people he could put the captain in a way to take the ship, and be safe.
From then on in, me and Sonny started makin’ records. My first records, Sonny was backin’ me up. Sonny wasn’t singin’ natural at the time; he was singin’ falsetto.
We didn’t score any runs today. That’s not my fault.
When I finally gave up any hope of doing anything representative of the American family, I actually seemed to have tapped into other people’s weirdness in that way.
This isn’t really a convention, This is really an infomercial. And every night we’ll have a different infomercial and people view it with a certain level of cynicism.
One effect could be that the huge atomic arsenal created in the cold war could be reduced significantly.
My father died in 1930, but if you told him or anybody almost in that time that you’d be able to sit back in England and watch a cricket game in Australia, they’d have you put in the loony bin.
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
After the departure of the land parties, I embarked with six men on thursday, the 21st april, on board my newly made boat and began the descent of the river.
William Henry Ashley
In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner’s heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished.
Charles Kendall Adams
The whole object of the Prophets and the Sages was to declare that a limit is set to human reason where it must halt.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
One is that President Clinton, in his first two years of his term, did not govern as he had campaigned.
Oh, my career. What career? I’m over 40.
I love to take care of people, so I think I’d be a good vet. I always wanted to be a vet when I was little.
Jennifer Love Hewitt
I was later to receive an excellent first two years’ graduate education in the same University and then again was able to pursue my studies in the U.S. on a fellowship from the aforementioned fund.
Chen Ning Yang
That’s why I called my record Devil Without a Cause – I’m a white boy who’s so sick of hearing that white kids are going to steal rap.
Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?
The English never smash in a face. They merely refrain from asking it to dinner.
To be a Bond villain, you only get to do that once in your life. You never get to come back.
Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
Edward de Bono
I wanted to be in this business, and once I got into the business I knew I enjoyed it, and I liked it, and I wanted to continue, but I never had a five year plan.
Anytime a large, emergency spending bill makes its way through Congress, the potential for mischief is great.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
A person who deserves my loyalty receives it.
Reading is important.
The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization.
It’s the same old story you’ve heard a thousand times. Somebody’s trust gets broken. Somebody’s left behind.
The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms. We opened them to every nationality, every creed. We opened them to the immigrants. The Democratic Party is the party of the people.
Richard J. Daley
There’s no reality except the one contained within us. That’s why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself.
Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment.
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
The main secret for a horse that is heavy upon the hand, is for the rider to have a very light one; for when he finds nothing to bear upon with his mouth, he infallibly throws himself upon the haunches for his own security.
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
We’re not arrogant, we just believe we’re the best band in the world.
If you don’t want to have to kill or capture every bad guy in the country, you have to reintegrate those who are willing to be reconciled and become part of the solution instead of a continued part of the problem.
In those days industry would hire any chemist that could breathe.
William Standish Knowles
Are you stalking me? Because that would be super.
I’ll miss the comments from the people on the street who love the show and who have felt its impact on the culture. I won’t miss the shooting schedule, though!
James was my given name, but I was a junior; so I was Jamie as a kid.
Maybe our young people are not as vacuous as we would like to lead ourselves to believe – that all they’re interested in is hairdos and looking at other beautiful people. Maybe they’re interested in learning something.
David James Elliott
A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
On average, global warming is not going to harm the developing world.