Top Quotes About Anything
I always had a fantasy of being a chef, because I like kitchen life.
We know not of the future and cannot plan for it much.
U.S. assistance provides the Jordanian government needed flexibility to pursue policies that are of critical importance to U.S. national security and to foreign policy objectives in the Middle East.
On those long notes behind the trumpet solo, if anyone lets his mind wander for a minute he is dead.
I think a good song is a good song is a good song.
People who are employed in a way they don’t like – my heart cries for them.
Fred L. Turner
For years, I sort of would try to write a story that somehow fit the title. And I don’t think it happened for maybe another four years that I actually thought of a story, the plot of a story that corresponded to that phrase.
All great art is born of the metropolis.
It’s a lot of random situations that combine in a certain volatile form and create a bigger-than- the-whole situation that nobody could have predicted.
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There’s nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I’ve done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom – it’s gone.
Edward R. Murrow
To be social is to be forgiving.
I’m like an old dog, I hate to be run off from home.
Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike.
It’s not going to be enough, until I get out of my chair and walk.
It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
If the right people do the right things, we can walk, we can have a future. But if people don’t put time into it to make it run in a right way, I don’t think your team will work.
Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Going to Nashville to meet the in-laws was the first time when I’d been in America and not been seen as some sort of eccentric character with a cute accent.
Certainly I think the election of John Kennedy and all he stood for was one that really was an inspiration.
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
Funny is when you’re serious.
Benjamin Franklin may have discovered electricity, but it was the man who invented the meter who made the money.
Transnational, gigantic industrial companies no longer operate within political systems, but rather above them.
Georg Henrik von Wright
Had the price of looking been blindness, I would have looked.
Mr. Fitzgerald, I believe that is how he spells his name, seems to believe that plagiarism begins at home.
Iron Maiden is an institution, and I’m delighted that I’m involved in it, but there was a time that I wasn’t delighted so I quit.
Slavery was regarded by Aristotle as an ordinance of nature, and so probably was it by the slaves themselves in olden time.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
It’s very trying on a marriage when you’re doing a one hour show, week after week after week. You don’t have enough time for people that maybe you should have top priority.
I hardly teach. It’s more like a gathering of minds looking at one subject and learning from each other. I enjoy the process.
For me, the key is I always have to be the same person.If someone was to hear me say something on Fox and hear me say something different on NPR, they would say, ‘The guy is a hypocrite.’
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
Dwight L. Moody
If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
H. L. Mencken
Whenever man begins to doubt himself, he does something so stupid that he is reassured.
The best comedy I ever did was when people didn’t know who I was.
We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri.
It’s pronounced ‘Romaine,’ like the lettuce.
There are a lot of people who might not get another chance to win a Super Bowl, not just me.
And in my own life, in my own small way, I’ve tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That’s why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service, working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us – no matter what our age or background or walk of life – each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation.
Americans are somehow obsessed with her, and something about me hit a spot with people in Japan.
It’s necessary to track characters all the way through an opera. If you’re dealing with more than one or two characters, it’s very easy to forget that the others have lives of their own that feed into the story.
Men, we don’t need you to be a knight in shining armor. We just need you to be a little bit brave, just a little bit. And some of them are, and that’s what he does.
Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.
The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable.
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.
Today’s gossip is tomorrow’s headline.
When war is declared, truth is the first casualty.
About two months into the Whisky, I borrowed some money and rented a remote recording truck.