Top Quotes About Anything
I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed.
I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn’t know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink.
We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
Do you know what a Palmist once said to me? She said: will you let go!
Even more than the Pill, what has liberated women is that they no longer need to depend on men economically.
Jane Bryant Quinn
There is not a more repulsive spectacle than on old man who will not forsake the world, which has already forsaken him.
T. S. Eliot
If it had been what was supposed to happen, it would have happened.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
I like the fact that music is more abstract.
I’m also looking for gems that the average reader might have missed.
I still have imaginary friends who I talk to in my head.
Not exactly but I get inspiration from stories which are unconventional.
Now North Korea certainly is located in a different place geographically, but I think it faces the same type of strategic decision. Does it want a different future for its people?
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated.
Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.
There is a growing strength in women but it’s in the forehead, not the forearm.
When I did it, I was a starving musician in London in a basement flat, but a simple tune with the right singer or the right situation can become very well liked and accepted. I’m only too pleased to say it happened with that one.
There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse: you can hit it, you can knock it to pieces, but you cannot convince it.
It’s not good enough to give it tender, loving care, to supply it with breakfast foods, to buy it expensive educations. Those things don’t mean anything unless this generation has a future. And we’re not sure that it does.
It’s all about humanity, humility, and integrity.
Our soldiers and their families are benefiting. They deserve good, quality housing and they need it.
When I went out on tour as Bing Hitler I would hook up with Lenny and we’d get drunk together. He was always very supportive. He was a big star and a lot of what he said to me had power and impact. Apart from that, I just like him.
I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I basically did comedy there for about a year, and then moved to New York. If I had it to do over again, I would have booked myself on the road for at least a year.
Hip-hop is a vehicle.
I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned.
A lot of the stories are internal. They leak it to me wanting to get attention, wanting to get that headline. More times than not, I will not give it to them.
I’m 47 years old. I couldn’t compete with Beyonce. I’m not competing with anyone. I’ve already established myself as an artist. I’ve been in this business for 30 years. There’s no reason for me to compete with anyone.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
I work best when people are here to puncture me.
This is an exciting time. A new chapter in our history.
Honest discussions – even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree – can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded.
David E. Price
Dare to wear the foolish clown face.
I am from the planet of elegance.
Of what value is a mind when placed in the brain of a coward? If mind is a gift of God to man for his use, let him use it. A mind is not in use when doing no good.
Andrew Taylor Still
The battle for the mind of Ronald Reagan was like the trench warfare of World War I: never have so many fought so hard for such barren terrain.
To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.
Anna Louise Strong
Now, I’m not here because I was that good. I’m here because of the people around me made me that good.
Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
Music in itself carries a whole set of messages which are very, very rich and complex, and the words either serve to exclude certain ones or point up certain others.
Actually criminal sanctions that are given could be up to five years for violating the rules and regulations under the campaign finance reform. This is like the Alien and Sedition Act of years and years ago, decades ago.
Jay Alan Sekulow
At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she frequently spends upon unprofitable contests, she might place the moral world on a new foundation, and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory.
You reason color more than you reason drawing… Color has a logic as severe as form.
Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure.
A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.
I won the lottery. I don’t care what it costs.
Harvard was a kind of luxurious afternoon.
In the days of Gary Cooper, James Stewart etc, film stars personified the better aspects of human nature.
I’ve done that I was touring a couple of years ago with R. Kelly and the Lillith Fair, I would do the late night underground gigs as well because it’s always around those times that there was a hot song, either on the radio or in the clubs, it would just be simultaneous.