Top Quotes About Anything
I didn’t think there was anything more or less obscene about any part of the body. Now, I recognize that there are certain postures and angles that make people see red, which are evidence of original sin or something, and I avoid that.
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.
Charles Barkley, I used to watch him growing up. Then I met him. He was a big teddy bear.
An hour of my time is a tiny price to pay for all the support I’ve gotten from my fans.
In Europe we could do it, if we fly as soon as the event is over.
Bunny boiler is now part of our language, and I’m proud of that.
The fame aspect of winning the Masters… besides being married and becoming a father, that’s a strong third there.
I used the music kind of as therapy, and it’s just amazing that I feel so free after doing that. I feel like I had it trapped inside of me and now I feel free. So it’s been a very good therapy session for me as well.
That attitude does not exist so much today, but in those days there was a very sharp distinction between basic physics and applied physics. Columbia did not deal with applied physics.
As far as the sovereignty of Bosnia-Hercegovina is concerned we agreed to have limited sovereignty for a limited time and that is clear from the Dayton Agreement.
I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood.
I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up so many different areas of Indian life.
The one great thing about a continuing collaboration is that they know you. And if you’re really lucky, they really believe in you and think that your talent has some unending bounds to it.
For it is we who must pray for our daily bread, and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour, our skill and preparation.
I am bound to tell what I am told, but not in every case to believe it.
I have a theory that the secret of marital happiness is simple: drink in different pubs to your other half.
It’s a fantastic responsibility and a wonderful moment.
My mobile rang around lunchtime one day, and it was George Michael. He wanted to come in on Friday. We were like, ‘okay, if that’s what you want’. And he was a very good guest. That’s a real exception to the rule.
I don’t think gender is aesthetically defining for me.
You can keep the things of bronze and stone and give me one man to remember me just once a year.
I haven’t a great jazz band, and I don’t want one.
It’s part of the job to compensate for outfit.
It was amazing that during rehearsals, without any of the costume on, the character was there complete. It just happened. Half the time, I didn’t know I was doing it.
Since then, I have just read and read – but, that said, I suppose there is a raft of writers to whom I return again and again, not so much because I want to write like them, even if I were capable of it, but simply for a sort of stylistic shot in the arm.
It is always in season for old men to learn.
I just love making a fool out of myself. I made my living as a clown at kids’ parties for about three years.
My father was trained as a saddler, but in fact as a young man worked in his father’s business of rearing and selling cattle, so he grew up in the countryside.
Whatever the course, whether the course was boring or interesting to me, whether I was talented in mathematics or not talented in languages, my parents expected A’s.
Martin Lewis Perl
Everything I do, I’m sort of half in, half out.
I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife. That’s what held me, kept me down. So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church.
There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The greatest thing about where my life is right now is it’s very relaxed and chill. I’m just hanging out, being myself and doing my work.
If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?
It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
My level of cynicism about the reasons that took us to war against Iraq remain just as well-developed as they were before I went.
Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith.
I did not have a reputation to defend.
What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?
A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.
American soldiers had to guard prisoners on the inside while receiving mortar and weapons fire from the outside. Guantanamo is distant from any battlefield, making it far more secure.
With most British actors, it’s amazing. I think they start with the character on the outside and work in.
I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
Conservative think tanks like the Heritage Foundation and Cato Institute have criticized Bush for his big increases in spending, which far exceed those of the Clinton era.
Any stigma will do to beat a dogma.
I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
There’s a big overlap with the people you meet at the fantasy and science fiction cons.
You’d be surprised how many kids and young people come to the website and send me email that they are actually going into the Marine Corp because of something that I said or did.
R. Lee Ermey