Top Quotes About Anything
I don’t think I’ve ever been in love, I’m sure I will be some day. I’ve had enormous crushes, although I’ve never been into the Brad Pitt thing.
We are doing everything we can to protect the food supply. And I can tell you that we’re making decisions based upon sound science and good public policy, given the circumstances that we are now in.
For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier… I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.
Billie Holiday I never met, but I love her music.
Moreover, resolving the mother of all problems – the Israeli-Palestinian question – requires cooperation between Europe and the U.S.
In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
Al-Jazeera should not go unanswered in the Middle East.
And I was very interested in the priesthood.
When I was 21 I stopped and got married. I tried for a while to be the perfect wife, society this, society that but it wasn’t working, so after about a year I went back to work.
Everyone has their story. Everyone has issues. You have to face your fears.
Speed eventually neared its peak. The records forced me to work ever harder to drop a less and less time. These time trials came to feel like races, which are fun to run sporadically but not daily.
Oxford is the most dangerous place to which a young man can be sent.
This whole phenomenon of the diversion of organizations from their purposes and ideals does not seem very serious when the scum rise to the top in the bridge club or the offices of a small magazine publisher.
We always live in an uncertain world. What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time.
You say a new era in art is preparing; you sensed it coming; continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest.
The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke’s party, and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten.
Say not always what you know, but always know what you say.
The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other.
James A. Garfield
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Charles de Gaulle
As advertising blather becomes the nation’s normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self.
Yeah, I’m obnoxious, yeah, I cut people off, yeah, I’m rude. You know why? Because you’re busy.
Only one golfer in a thousand grips the club lightly enough.
I’m not a workaholic, but I was a bit manic, I have to confess.
I did the Broadway album unfortunately in a year when there were no hits.
There is nothing like an odor to stir memories.
If there is a substantial difference between a gay couple and a childless heterosexual couple, I’m unable to see it.
Daniel Keys Moran
They needed someone to write a script of The Great Gatsby very quickly for the movie they were making. I took this job so I’d be sure to have some dough to support my family.
Francis Ford Coppola
The education of peoples is a necessary precondition to peace.
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
I accepted an offer to do a concert for the reopening of the Mall of Memphis.
To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.
I don’t think Joe Louis could take the punches today fighting in this era.
I do not separate France from Europe.
It makes no difference whether a work is naturalistic or abstract; every visual expression follows the same fundamental laws.
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God’s children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.
H. L. Mencken
I was always playing the Hammond Organ back to front even during the days of the Nice, going back to 1968. Really what I was doing there, was choosing notes at random and trying to make some sense of them, improvising back to front.
I’m sad to see the passing of the great drug warriors. I certainly did my part in that battle and I don’t regret any of it.
We have witnessed the terrible increases in the incidence of alcoholism, the advent of drug dependency, the protests, marches, strikes and human alienation.
He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness.
People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it – walk.
Never relinquish clothing to a hotel valet without first specifically telling him that you want it back.
It was supposed to be a year or two just to refresh my batteries, but I moved to Silicon Valley in the early 90’s, and one thing let to another, got very involved in high tech, and formed a company and it ended up doing pretty well.
My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights.
Why do we pigeonhole and label an artist? It is a sure way of missing the important, the contradictory, the things that make him or her unique.
When I hit that pavement at 70 or 80 mph those suits just ripped.
That’s what people respect, the fact that I wasn’t a chump that laid on his back and gave up.
For a young band about to make a record, make sure you get the vocals right.
Zero-zero is a big score.
As you emphasize your life, you must localize and define it… you cannot do everything.
I’m nice, and I show up on time.