Top Quotes About Anything
I don’t think there is enough educational programming, but unfortunately, television is built around advertising and those shows don’t get the big ratings.
Anyone who works is a fool. I don’t work – I merely inflict myself upon the public.
Hence it is that the shape of something is especially meaningful.
James J. Gibson
Linux has definitely made a lot of sense even in a purely materialistic sense.
There’s clearly something to be said for success and following through on your commitments.
Thanks to the Japanese and Geronimo, John Wayne became a millionaire.
The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium.
There’s a basic kind of tension here. It’s between those who say, I’d like to clear cut this forest and reduce it to saw timber because that’s an economically productive thing for me to do.
I believe the term modulation denotes in music the uninterrupted shift from one key to another: I do not know the term for change of rhythm without change of measure.
I love a visceral sound, the kind that hits you in the belly.
So the old Copenhagen interpretation needs to be generalized, needs to be replaced by something that can be used for the whole universe, and can be used also in cases where there is plenty of individuality and history.
I show people how to build their own immortality device.
I had called her up a couple of weeks before then, because I had heard this vicious rumour that she did not like the movie. It was very upsetting for me. I am very sensitive to that, because I am portraying her life and did not want her to be unhappy.
It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world.
Lester B. Pearson
If the battle for civilization comes down to the wimps versus the barbarians, the barbarians are going to win.
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I was approached by Oxfam to go to Mali as their ambassador and get involved in their various initiatives out there. But I felt that was missing the point of using me, a musician.
People think I’m strong, but actually I wanted to crawl away. I thought, I’m going to live in the country with my horse and I’ll get a nine-to-five; I don’t need this.
What you are is a question only you can answer.
Lois McMaster Bujold
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
For the standard of Christian life was to be strained to a higher pitch; more fasting was required, and more careful separation from the manners and enjoyments of the world; celibacy and martyrdom had great value set upon them, and second marriages were prohibited.
I’ve been to Canada, and I’ve always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days.
Only the stupidest calves choose their own butcher.
But I can’t say that I didn’t like John Hammond’s performances often better than the originals.
Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of your heart.
This is for all of you out there tonight, reaching for a dream – don’t ever give up! Never ever listen to anyone, when they try to discourage you, because they do that, believe me!
Early One Morning takes time and, I mean, all things like that I felt were very important.
There are kids out there that are into Iron Maiden and others who are strictly into industrial music, but they come for the same reason; they all like us and they different things out of the band’s music.
After you’re older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
Helen Gurley Brown
Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
John Andrew Holmes
Given six months to live and being the fighter that I am, I set high goals for myself.
Schools must stop being holding pens to keep energetic young people off the job market and off the streets. We stretch puberty out a long, long time.
To so enter into it in nature and art that the enjoyed meanings of life may become a part of living is the attitude of aesthetic appreciation.
George H. Mead
It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical: At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.
I always wanted to know what lens they were on, how close they were. I didn’t do it with a plan in mind, but I would instinctively gear what I was doing toward what lenses they were using.
Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
Her godmother simply touched her with her wand, and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into cloth of gold and silver, all decked with jewels.
When the Internet publicity began, I remember being struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was, that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world.
I won’t say that the papers misquote me, but I sometimes wonder where Christianity would be today if some of those reporters had been Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
I’m not a good choreographer: I can’t remember what I put down.
Truth cannot be defined or tested by agreement with ‘the world’; for not only do truths differ for different worlds but the nature of agreement between a world apart from it is notoriously nebulous.
When I’m in the studio, there are no boundaries.
You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.
Football is a game of errors. The team that makes the fewest errors in a game usually wins.
I mean, it’s been quite busy, especially with the rain delay the first few days, and then having to play the late evenings, waiting here every day. It’s been kind of difficult.
If we can just take a few companies, and use those as models, as examples, to show the rest of corporate America how they can become more competitive, that’s what I’d like to do and that’s what I hope to do.
I don’t have the time to tell you all the things I’ve learned from this cast. It’s an extraordinary ensemble because we all support each other so well.
David Hyde Pierce
The particular article ought in my opinion to be treated with absolute contempt. It is too vile to touch.
I don’t think men like a bad girl. Well, I haven’t had a date in a year so I’m obviously doing something wrong. It’s not that my standards are too high, I haven’t even been asked out in a year. I have no standards, anyone, please!
That’s called a microphone. It’s a big sausage that picks up everything you say – and you’re starting early.