Top Quotes About Anything
I cannot imagine a context that would some day, in some manner, make the monstrous crime of September 11 an understandable or comprehensible political act.
You have to be funny about it and honest about it. You can’t leave yourself out of that mix. You have to be honest enough to say, I’m that messed-up one in the family.
In other words, the better they did on the IQ test, the worse they did on the practical test and the better they did on the practical tests, the worse they did on the IQ test.
Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act.
We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives. It’s supposed to help us communicate, but it has the opposite effect of isolating us.
His name, even, is part of the marketing scheme, I mean, Thelonious Sphere Monk – how can you think of a better name to fit his style of playing?
Football is a fertility festival. Eleven sperm trying to get into the egg. I feel sorry for the goalkeeper.
For six months I’d do movies and make it all about me. Then the other six months, it’s not about me and it doesn’t matter what my hair looks like or what anything looks like.
If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.
E. O. Wilson
I’m thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I’ve got one. I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony – and my daughter Grammy.
It will be a physical encounter but we must not respond in kind.
I don’t particularly like babies. I don’t mind them for about four minutes. That’s my max. After that I can’t quite see what everyone’s fussing about.
Only he shakes the heavens and from its treasures takes our the winds. He joins the waters and the clouds and produces the rain. He does all those things. Only he realizes miracles permanently.
Rock and roll mainly but I can play passable jazz also.
Adding functionality is not just a matter of adding code.
Santa Barbara is a paradise; Disneyland is a paradise; the U.S. is a paradise. Paradise is just paradise. Mournful, monotonous, and superficial though it may be, it is paradise. There is no other.
I’m an anglophile. I visit England regularly, sometimes three or four times a year, at least once a year.
Both my husband and I give a lot of ourselves in what we do because that is our public lives; but in my private life, I have an intrinsic right to be left alone.
The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.
I didn’t care at all about losing, but I just didn’t want Emerson to feel bad, You know, I didn’t win, but Felicity won, and when you come to the set next time, you can give her a big congratulations.
I am a believer, but I affirm that in public buildings the law of the Republic overrides religious rules.
I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor.
In the beginning, I didn’t dance that much and stuff.
No constitution is or can be perfectly symmetrical, what it can and must be is generally accepted as both fair and usable.
As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of ‘do it yourself.’
In the old days we used to get more referrals, because people had insurance that paid for therapy. Now they belong to HMOs, and we can only be affiliated with a few HMOs.
For me now, it’s about what you would write and what you wouldn’t write, and that’s how I select what I am going to do. It can be quite nice being brought a concept by a studio for me to work on.
Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought.
So they’ve actually – it’s not that her character is a singer, but she had ambition to do that at an earlier time in her life. So I’ve actually sung two or three times now on the show.
I can only hope that neither of my daughters was scarred by their upbringing.
I’m a hypochondriac. Yesterday it was brain damage from the vodka the night before. Today, heart attack – my arm and chest started hurting at the same time.
Lisa Marie Presley
Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.
The room where I am lodging is stupendous. Thank God I am as fit as a fiddle.
People who think my books are autobiographical, which they’re not, credit me with having a much better memory than I do. I do, however, have a powerful imagination.
It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.
In the latter case life rests upon a thousand presuppositions which the individual can never trace back to their origins, and verify; but which he must accept upon faith and belief.
On my tombstone just write, ‘The sorest loser that ever lived.’
Reaction – a boat which is going against the current but which does not prevent the river from flowing on.
Filth and old age, I’m sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.
Those who believe in God because their experience of life and the facts of nature prove his existence must have led sheltered lives and closed their hearts to the voice of their brothers’ blood.
Be that self which one truly is.
Business is a subset of the environment, not the other way around. You can’t have a healthy economy, you can’t have a healthy anything in a degraded environment.
All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
This is a ridiculous heat wave we’re in right now, and to contribute, Newt Gingrich said that for the entire month of June, he will stop blowing hot air.
I’ve always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
I think there’s nothing better than seeing a three-chord straight up rock ‘n’ roll band in your face with sweaty music and three minute good songs.
The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach “one language.” No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
Kennedy cooked the soup that Johnson had to eat.
I’m getting the basics with the AFL, but the NFL is a different animal.