Top Quotes About Anything
I believe that music is a force in itself. It is there and it needs an outlet, a medium. In a way, we are just the medium.
Maynard James Keenan
Success demands singleness of purpose.
Any artist that’s involved in their work is inevitably going to have a focus in what they do.
Until you know that life is interesting – and find it so – you haven’t found your soul.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The best thing you’ve got going for you is individuality.
Saying, ‘I’m sorry’ is the same as saying, ‘ I apologize.’ Except at a funeral.
Things don’t turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
James A. Garfield
As pressure grows to ease the financial burden on social security, pressure will also grow to eliminate the elderly and infirm to ‘free up’ more money for the ‘fit’ and those who contribute more than they take from society.
The way I am, I like to look forward instead of looking back.
Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, you should never wish to do less.
Robert E. Lee
Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
When I was starting to write, the great influence was T.S. Eliot and after that William Butler Yeats.
Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy.
Like ships that have gone down at sea, when heaven was all tranquillity.
For a man who purports to have learned of media ethics only this month, Mr. Williams has spent an undue amount of time appearing as a media ethicist on both CNN and the cable news networks of NBC.
Necessity makes an honest man a knave.
At the end of the day, love and compassion will win.
I always felt that I had anxiety of survival in terms of livelihood even when I was making plenty of money.
I come from a TV background, so for me this more like doing a freeing theatre piece because we’d go into a room and do the scene, instead of doing it as a wide shot, medium shot, and close up with only the odd line of dialogue.
I had never, ever drunk beer in high school, and by the time I got to Tech we were having these parties out in the cotton fields and getting so drunk. I was the champion beer drinker; suddenly I was pouring it down my throat… Insane! Insane!
Dare to risk public criticism.
Mary Kay Ash
My grandfather was a cop in Long Island. I often try to draw on things that I’ve heard about him.
Meyer and I have a bit in common because we’re both left-handed. I think it’s great that he seeks out that advice because he’s not too cool or too uncomfortable to ask for it.
In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met along the way.
That made me feel very disturbed, because it never seemed to be about how much hard work was involved. Ever. It was about… ‘hazel eyes’. It does help if you can brush that stuff off.
As many will remember, a respected Army Corps economist filed a whistleblower complaint about the Corps’ use of faulty data to justify lock and dam expansion.
The rich are different from you and me because they have more credit.
No matter what has happened, you too have the power to enjoy yourself.
The Civil Service is a vital economic asset to the UK – firstly, in the way it creates a framework for excellence in service delivery and secondly, in how it helps organise the best way to deliver modern public services on which both businesses and individuals depend.
I feel like I’ve come out of this grown up, maybe because I live through the character vicariously and she grows up so much during the course of this story.
If I had it all to do over again, I would do most all things differently. However, how would I know that if, I had not had the opportunity to do them the first time.
A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity, because they simply are not preparing for retirement now.
When we came up with titles like Ready or Not, that’s how we really felt.
I love to create interesting textures with language. You can do it as long as it seems like a discovery.
Your political system is actually too democratic. The fact that Americans vote on every bill and proposition can prolong bigotry indefinitely, especially where it is aimed at minority groups.
We pass now quickly from each other’s sight; but I know full well that where beyond these passing scenes you shall be, there will be Heaven.
Australia as a nation, as a set of cities and some regional centres, that project died a death and we didn’t get it up, but I still think there’s merit in that.
You know me, I’ve got to find some way to get a fresh fire.
The ease with which barley may be substituted directly for wheat in human food and its usefulness to replace wheat milling by-products as feed in the production of the milk supply render its abundant production important.
David F. Houston
A woman needs a man like a fish needs a net.
Rookies are also coming in from college programs as big stars, whereas when we came in, we were just happy to be there. We were happy to be playing in a big gym, to be on television, to be playing in America.
Irony is the hygiene of the mind.
To me, there is something superbly symbolic in the fact that an astronaut, sent up as assistant to a series of computers, found that he worked more accurately and more intelligently than they. Inside the capsule, man is still in charge.
When we were first started we were doing a lot of Motown stuff, but actually playing it more in a rock way. Everybody in the band sang and we did a lot of harmonies.
And what we were trying to offer every day was one-on-one attention. The goal was to have a one-to-one ratio with every one of these students.
Technique! The very word is like a shriek of outraged Art. It is the idiot name given to effort by those who are too weak, too weary, or too dull to play the game. The mighty have no theory of technique.
Then Mission Impossible brought me to Australia and that was great because I fell in love.
We’re going to have shortages and prices are going to go up. Gasoline is going to be extremely tight for us.
T. Boone Pickens
Being gifted needs courage.
Today’s students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.