Top Quotes About Anything
I approached everything, my job, my family, my romances, with intensity.
I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself.
Transportation made sublimation literal. It conveyed evil to another world.
I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn’t either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that’s blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being.
This house was our dream-the gardens, the study, even the swimming pool. Even though I can’t see John when I wake up in the morning, I can always feel him here with me.
I’ve always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that’s the real test.
Any work of architecture that has with it some discussion, some polemic, I think is good. It shows that people are interested, people are involved.
We always thought the Tom Tom Club could change to anything, but it acquired this image, which was cartoon animation and this real light-hearted dance music.
When a thing is true, there is no need to use any arguments to substantiate it.
I had an art teacher who’s the reason I got there in high school who encouraged me to go to Alabama. That’s where she had gone and kept raving over their art department.
But in the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers.
Frederic William Farrar
Dancing is a tough career, but I’m glad I spent it at the Royal Ballet.
When there is nothing to fear is the time to begin fearing everything.
Love is a mess, at best, and I figure it can be very real in spite of all the things people try to attach to it.
I’ve always believed in challenging Republicans where they think they are strongest.
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility.
In cloning, in contrast, reproduction is asexual – the cloned child is the product not of two but of one.
I am classified as an idol in Hong Kong and in Asia.
And I find it very easy to memorize the scripts, which are so close to conversations my husband and I have.
I think the National League has better biorhythms in July.
In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn’t entirely conquer – he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
Hunter S. Thompson
It’s not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us; it’s the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses.
Parents should be the most important examples for their children.
All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize they’re stereotypes because they’re true.
That’s the only way to do it. Just like an actor. You can get a great performance if you do a bunch of takes and edit it. You find the moments and string them together.
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
I know for works for me – those wonderful sad love songs.
No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies.
I’m sensitive about my image of being hard to reach.
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
The testimony and the documentary evidence produced by the Government demonstrate that the Bell System had violated the antitrust laws in a number of ways over a lengthy period of time.
Harold H. Greene
If we ever hope to rid the world of the political AIDS of our time, terrorism, the rule must be clear: One does not deal with terrorists; one does not bargain with terrorists; one kills terrorists.
I believe that if a man does a job as well as a woman, he should be paid as much.
If you want to establish an international presence you can’t do so from New York. You need the consecration of Paris.
Oscar de la Renta
Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.
L. Wolfe Gilbert
I have a responsibility to nurture and shepherd my talent and when I’m living the parts of my life not related to that I feel I have the right to be left alone.
Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore.
Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money.
As we enter into the 110th Congress, it is imperative that we address ethics reforms needed to make this institution run correctly.
Jo Ann Davis
I play piano and guitar and I do write my own stuff so to a certain extent I know what I want to do in regards to music. But I’m still finding out what kind of music is my favourite kind to listen to, never mind do myself so I’ve got a lot of time to find out myself and develop myself as an artist.
The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results.
Diversity gives our city a competitive edge.
I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea.
H. G. Wells
Nuclear weapons offer us nothing but a balance of terror, and a balance of terror is still terror.
Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the “naturals,” the ones who somehow know how to teach.
It’s developing a relationship with actors that makes it work.
In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.
You won’t do any more housework? Then you go to the bin.