Top Quotes About Anything
I didn’t want to get into acting. I was very happy doing MTV, it took up my time, I was content.
Because in Australia there really isn’t a lot to do. There aren’t a lot of opportunities.
When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead, he is telling the literal truth.
Our intention creates our reality.
Everybody knows the Lord loveth a cheerful giver.
George Washington Cable
One thing I want to say: I don’t like victim stories and I don’t write them.
The number of contemporary artists who appeal to me is infinitesimal.
I’ve been wanting to go into music ever since I can remember. I mean even before I became an actor. I just thought it would be a tough field to break into, so I became an actor instead.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
And understand: class differences will not save you.
H. Rap Brown
You are undoubtedly acquainted with my Reputation, and as for my Penmanship it must speak for itself; this is to desire your Approbation to keep a public school.
All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
The world moves, and ideas that were once good are not always good.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I dont really look at myself as a role model. And I just am the way I am and if people want to look up to me, they do. By no means do I like to give a negative image either.
Truth never was indebted to a lie.
The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
No person is important enough to make me angry.
The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others lives unblest!
Anti-intellectualism has long been the anti-Semitism of the businessman.
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet. In my view we have nothing to show for it. We haven’t invested in our roads, our bridges, our waste-water systems, our sewer systems. We haven’t even maintained the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us.
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation – with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
I have never yet heard of a murderer who was not afraid of a ghost.
John Philpot Curran
Arizona now has one of the most innovative systems of financing school construction in the nation.
Jane D. Hull
Worry – a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse; it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
I had a flair for comedy and could give a sustained performance.
I was concerned about doing a sequel and repeating myself. That was before I read the script.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
No, that’s not it. The first time we met was at Fat Tuesday’s. Benny was playing, this was, I think in 1989?
The idea is that the state doesn’t have rights to limit individuals’ wants and passions. I disagree with that. I think we absolutely have rights because there are consequences to letting people live out whatever wants or passions they desire.
You know, since the reviews have come out and people have reacted to it, I’ve realized that is in a sense what has happened. But as I was writing them, I didn’t feel a part of any tradition. I think that would have been too overwhelming, in a sense.
One should use praise to recognize what one is not.
In Kevin’s movies I would like to stay Jay.
I stopped playing football because I’d done as much as I could. I needed something which was going to excite me as much as football had excited me.
I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.
I don’t want to lose my accent, I just want it to become smaller.
Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider’s web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.
We used two Princess Cruise ships. The Island Princess and The Pacific Princess. They were identical ships.
Presidential candidates don’t chew gum.
Theodore C. Sorensen
There’s a lot of comedy in Intermission but it’s got this depth. It’s not comedy for comedy’s sake – it’s informed by something else. I like stuff like that.
Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.
Frank Howard Clark
I know a lot about cars, man. I can look at any car’s headlights and tell you exactly which way it’s coming.
Science shows us what exists but not what to do about it.
Heinz R. Pagels
Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time.
Every day Saddam remains in power with chemical weapons, biological weapons, and the development of nuclear weapons is a day of danger for the United States.
I want to do a musical movie. Like Evita, but with good music.
The longing we have to communicate cleanly and directly with people is always obstructed by qualifications and often with concern about how our messages will be received.
John le Carre
If human beings were shown what they’re really like, they’d either kill one another as vermin, or hang themselves.
The Dolls were an attitude. If nothing else they were a great attitude.
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.