Top Quotes About Anything
I came to love, I came into my own.
When I’m on stage the savage in me is released. It’s like going back to being a cave man. It takes me six hours to come down after a show.
I mean, when I started out I was billing per hour, like a shrink because you would sit with somebody and work. But most of it, if it’s for a live show it’s usually a buy-out. A flat fee.
And that’s another reason to make this movie: We can put plays on film now, at a relatively small cost, and they will reach an audience they would never have reached otherwise.
That’s about the 1000th and tenth time (I’ve been asked about my neck). It’s OK. I’m been doing a little stuff. I got some stuff from UT, weights to build you back up.
Once I was condemned to three months’ absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book.
I don’t dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.
Essentially and most simply put, plot is what the characters do to deal with the situation they are in. It is a logical sequence of events that grow from an initial incident that alters the status quo of the characters.
Housework, if it is done right, can kill you.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
I was shocked. They were going to give me money to make this really odd show? Well, I still had little thought of it going to series, but I thought it was great that my next short film was going to be paid for.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
Good and evil do not exist for me any more. The fear of evil is merely a mass projection here and on Earth.
Hollywood cools, and when it cools you have to go to where the work is. I ran off to Italy to do spaghetti westerns.
I think we are all slightly down in the dumps after another loss. We may be in the wrong sign… Venus may be in the wrong juxtaposition with somewhere else.
I’m the reason why I’m overweight. No one made me do it. I did it.
It’s funny what a few no-hitters do for a body.
People had this image of the Jacksons as the perfect American family and I destroyed that image. But what people have to understand is writing that book was very healing for me.
In youth we learn; in age we understand.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors. But then that is only as they are oracles of wisdom; unless they teach virtue, they are more worthy of a halter than of the laurel.
No, improvising is wonderful. But, the thing is that you cannot improvise unless you know exactly what you’re doing.
I’m always struck by the kids who turn up in New York and LA, and places in between. Chicago. Wanting to do theater, wanting to do independent film. Wanting to break into television or radio.
I wish I knew what I know now before.
Old age is an insult. It’s like being smacked.
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.
I must let go of my need for the world to love me.
If someone decides to be a musician now, it means because there is no hope of money at the end of it, it means they really want to be a musician. And if someone is writing now, there is no hope for money at the end of it.
Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe.
The Ramones own the fountain of youth. Experiencing us is like having the fountain of youth.
I see people as they really are from a pure point of view.
The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can’t see him laughing.
The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal.
I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way.
The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them – and for my daughters, too.
Why not upset the apple cart? If you don’t, the apples will rot anyway.
Frank Howard Clark
Little deeds are like little seeds, they grow to flowers or to weeds.
Daniel D. Palmer
The closer a Negro got to the ballot box, the more he looked like a rapist.
E. Franklin Frazier
It seems that the greatest difficulty is to find the end. Don’t try to find it, it’s there already.
People that have been interested in our work for awhile… those are the last people you want to disappoint.
I haven’t been worried about my image so much as I have been trying to find projects to push myself further than before.
Corruption never has been compulsory.
Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat, and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band, who fight not for human ambition, or human praise, but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men.
Animation did not become the dominant form of children’s television until the ’60s.
When a Spanish man cries it’s not a sign of weakness.
Aim high, and you won’t shoot your foot off.
To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful, to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle to attempt what is difficult, is to strip talent of its dignity.
Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere, but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time.
Interview with a Vampire was lots of sex, so I’m not sure.
If they had told me I was the janitor and would have to mop up and clean the toilets after the show in order to play, I probably would have done it.