Top Quotes About Anything
I can remember at college, living on 30-cent meals.
Audacity, more audacity, always audacity.
Georges Jacques Danton
Never has the political class or the mainstream media that covers them been more out of touch with the American people than they are today.
I sincerely believe I could have wounded up in a lot of trouble if I had not been taught as a boy to fear Hell, and to believe that certain wicked acts could lead me to damnation.
I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.
Robert Downey, Jr.
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.
Hearing, which, by the motion of the air, informs us of the motion of sounding or vibrating bodies.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
The man of science is a poor philosopher.
God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous; why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work, so I’m not going to complain about the way my body is shaped.
If you are ignorant, you certainly can get into some interesting arguments.
Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in the same state.
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds.
Of course, I also gave him the ineffable pleasures of pipe smoking. And no children, because when this character was created I did not yet have the four children I later had. I must add I also gave him a certain taste for food.
When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die.
Relatives cannot help you in the studios,” she says. “You stand or fall by your own efforts.
The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.
I signal with an independent label, Continuum. After that I put out a totally independent record, sold fourteen thousand of them from my basement, bought a house, started raising my kid, made a decent living.
The knowledge that there is a part of the psychic functions that are out of conscious reach, we did not need to wait for Freud to know this!
The message that I gave on the – on the steps today was that you need to stand for those things that are right and empower the individual. Believe in the power of one person. Don’t believe that you can’t do it. Everybody wants – everybody wants a shot. That we can all agree on. Beyond that, it becomes politics. I’m not talking politics.
Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.
Louisa May Alcott
Segregation was a burden for many blacks, because the end of the civil war and the amendments added to the constitution elevated expectations beyond reality in some respects.
I will buy any creme, cosmetic, or elixir from a woman with a European accent.
We are beginning to wonder whether a servant girl hasn’t the best of it after all. She knows how the salad tastes without the dressing, and she knows how life’s lived before it gets to the parlor door.
The most profound things are inexpressible.
I’m competitive in that I would like to outsell my last record.
I take great pride in having been able to overcome the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities available to bring about an unprecedented growth in the economy.
I’m the kind of person who always likes to be doing something.
Life is like a B-movie. You don’t want to leave in the middle of it but you don’t want to see it again.
You must never throw away things that are worth good money.
My parents put skates on me at age 2, the way it should be if you’re serious, and I’ve always liked it.
Full participation in government and society has been a basic right of the country symbolizing the full citizenship and equal protection of all.
If we see light at the end of the tunnel, it the light of the oncoming train.
Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice.
I have seen how effective language attached to policies that are mainstream and delivered by people who are passionate and effective can change the course of history.
A lot of our writers, like Conan O’Brien, moved on to other things.
Yes, politics IS war without bloodshed; and war is an extension of those politics.
H. Rap Brown
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago taken her resolution.
Henry David Thoreau
I looked at a fetal development chart at the Operation Rescue Office in Dallas. I had a lot of emotions stirring up inside of me. That’s when I decided that it was wrong in any stage of pregnancy.
To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!
H. L. Mencken
In most communities it is illegal to cry “fire” in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I think Pirandello had something to say to people about what truth really is.
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.
Billie Jean King
I can only speak for myself, and hope people hear my words and see me on television speaking for myself. And, hopefully, they’ll be able to make their own judgment. And at the end of the day, I just want my work to speak for itself.
I’m currently raising a 15 year old son and an 18 year old daughter, which a guess is my punishment for a wild youth!
The healthcare bill not only is a monstrosity in terms of growing the government and cutting out the private sector, the way it was passed was sleazy. Every old Washington trick was used to pass the healthcare bill.
This was the most important discovery I had ever made in my life. It was a discovery which has irrevocably changed my whole life’s direction. It immediately elevated me to the status of one of the world’s leading anthropologists.
I’m in a constant process of thinking about things.
Not only does the proportion of the poor increase with the growth of the city, but their condition becomes more wretched.
The Seinfeld motto: No learning, no hugging.
The most powerful moral influence is example.