Top Quotes About Anything
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
When I don’t have any ideas, I pick up fabric and start working with it and something happens.
Writing is like jazz. It can be learned, but it can’t be taught.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
When it came time to go to college, I had been accepted for Harvard when my father was offered the position of head of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company office on the west coast, and we moved to San Francisco.
Typically what happens is, somebody drags an idea from the past that worked in an old set of logics that they try to apply to the new one. And it doesn’t work.
The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.
Orison Swett Marden
I used up every cent I earned as an actress.
Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals “love” them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.
Edwin Way Teale
The people of Florida in 2002 voted and approved class size limits in Florida to make sure that the State pays for smaller class sizes and not local districts.
Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time, and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.
Looking back you realize that a very special person passed briefly through your life- and it was you. It is not too late to find that person again.
My aunt had a season ticket for the Friday afternoon concerts, and I would go down for lessons. My lessons were Saturday morning.
The reality is that during the Reagan years, for instance, we doubled the amount of revenue that we were sending to Washington, D.C. after the tax cuts took effect.
I think the show does better with newsmakers and politicians than it does with actors.
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
Vincent Van Gogh
Don’t ever try and be like anybody else and don’t be afraid to take risks.
I told my therapist I was having nightmares about nuclear explosions. He said don’t worry it’s not the end of the world.
I would try and help everybody, because the game was so easy for me. It was just like walking in the park.
I get a great high from writing.
I was born in Washington, D.C., and I was raised in Milwaukee.
And, you run also video because to fly this arm, you’re relying mostly on some external camera views that may be coming from the arm itself or from the station.
I also argued before the war that the administration was underestimating Arab nationalism and Iraqi nationalism, that it was not going to be as easy to rule Iraq as they thought.
The dynamic is extremely similar to Gremlins and the hero is very similar, plus the small town atmosphere. It really is in a way the third Gremlins movie.
They that approve a private opinion, call it opinion; but they that dislike it, heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion.
It’s a little weird exchanging pictures for money. You know what I mean. It makes me a little uncomfortable.
All that happens is that the destruction of human beings – unless they’re Americans – is called collateral damage.
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.
Even from a very early age, I knew I didn’t want to miss out on anything life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous.
Seek art from every time and place, in any form, to connect with those who really move you.
Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
As long as they’re willing to pay to prove it, I’m willing to let them.
The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.
When I told my friends I was going to be a comedian, they laughed at me.
We are all strong enough to bear other men’s misfortunes.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I’m pulling out, and I’m going to concentrate every ounce of time and energy over the next week working to defeat the recall because I realize now that’s the only way to defeat Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Speed is a great asset; but it’s greater when it’s combined with quickness – and there’s a big difference.
USA Today has come out with a new survey – apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population.
Just dying should not be a reason for taxes.
Even though Rush is not me and the situations were very different, I think, in the Rush Limbaugh thing, ESPN was criticized for not acting, and you remember that after a couple days of controversy over Rush.
I want to look at life – at the commonplaces of existence – as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
Illusions are art, for the feeling person, and it is by art that we live, if we do.
The job of an editor in a publishing house is the dullest, hardest, most exciting, exasperating and rewarding of perhaps any job in the world.
John Hall Wheelock
For each book, the time is also broken up.
Altogether, St. Louis is a growing place, and the West has a large hand and a strong grasp.
The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I’m doin’ now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.
Nudity… I have to say I will never do it again.
If I don’t practice the way I should, then I won’t play the way that I know I can.
Being thrown out of this place is significantly better than being thrown out of a leper colony.
I dress up as a middle-aged prostitute and do a game show.
There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life… I think I must have been crying for some attention.