Top Quotes About Anything
I don’t believe in simply accumulating money, but I have the luxury to say that, because I have enough for all my needs.
We knew that if we had to win the World Cup, the defensive side of the game had to be better, which means bowlers will have to bowl tight and we will have to field better.
Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
I don’t know whether it ever comes back to the same thing; it does return to the spirit of a previous period in some way, but it’s different, it’s new.
The goal is to give people a free encyclopedia to every person in the world, in their own language. Not just in a ‘free beer’ kind of way, but also in the free speech kind of way.
Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.
I think you also understand that one of the key things that’s got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people.
No, but it’s not because I’m getting older that I’m trying to accelerate. But something very curious is happening: The older I get, the more ideas I’m getting.
Canadians tend to be a bit more religious than most Europeans – though not more than the Poles or Ukrainians. Most important, their attitude to immigration and ethnic minorities is more positive than that of most Europeans.
Timothy Garton Ash
Life is so unlike theory.
But through world wars and a Great Depression, through painful social upheaval and a Cold War, and now through the attacks of September 11, 2001, our Nation has indeed survived.
As soon as I did, everything, the whole room, just clicked.
I’d thought sexuality was instinctive or natural, but it’s profoundly linked to inner security and cultural context.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in – for instance, the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great – throughout the day, we’ll also make judgment calls and adapt to what’s available.
Training is fabulous because it gives you a basis, a strong structure, so that when you’re unbelievably nervous and you think that you can’t get a word out, you will get the word out.
An artist is always alone – if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
The most he would do was to promise that the gates of hell should not prevail against it. It is about all that, looking back on the history of the Church, one can feel that they have not done.
You have no idea how fragile an actor’s self-worth is.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
There’s something deeply satisfying when it succeeds, but I’m not going to do another book just to put my name on something and make some money if it’s not something I deeply care about.
There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.
What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good men lost on both sides.
Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
I’d make a wonderful Lady Macbeth. I’ll wear a pair of platform shoes or something.
You can achieve only that which you will do.
Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
TV is the best babysitter.
My mother would put me on a wooden box at the stove and tell me to call her if certain things would happen. Like if the steam turns blue, that is danger!
The more color, the more nutrients, usually.
A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one’s own path, not chasing after the dreams of others.
I was the good Bond girl, but I wanted to have the dresses and the high heels. I wanted the funky, sexy name.
If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you’ll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.
I was in the studio so much, it was about the search for air in a metaphoric sense, and the breathing has more to do with travel for me, about the search musically for open air.
I don’t think that I want to meet any of the icons. I don’t think that anybody can quite live up to your expectations.
The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
Sydney J. Harris
In crude oil trading, we have seen a 46 percent increase over 1 year in the margins there.
The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
And if you dont believe the sun will rise, stand alone and greet the coming night in the last remaining light.
Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderate use rather than total abstinence.
Singles needed to come back. And what I tried to do in my online experiment was to change the rules for myself and make available at a more regular pace the fruits of my labour, for people who decided they wanted to support my recordings.
Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner.
American literature had always considered writing a very serious matter.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
The oldest pitcher acquires confidence in his ballclub – he doesn’t try to do it all himself.
My legislation would cut off all funding for trials of anyone from Guantanamo in any court in the United States of America. This bill would help stop the misguided plan to put Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other 9/11 terrorists on trial in Downtown Manhattan.
We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
I’m going to go out and get everybody together and say I think we ought to protect this for generations to come. Now, let’s get down to work and walk the land and talk about the conflicts and get everybody involved.
To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.
I have myself no more doubt that these metals were prepared by the Almighty for this very purpose, than I have that iron and coal were prepared for the purposes in which they are being used.
Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is the great instrument of ambition.
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.