Top Quotes About Anything
I feel a big obligation to the audience, almost in a moral sense, to say something useful. If I’m going to spend a year of my life on these things, I want something that I feel that strongly about.
The mobilisation which Bush has been able to perform since 11 September 2001 has to be fought – at least by Americans – in the name of a wise, honourable and democratic patriotism.
I told you I’m not going to criticize my successor. I’ll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don’t believe that persuasion isn’t going to work. Therapy isn’t going to cause terrorists to change their mind.
George W. Bush
I wish I had a talent for dropping things as well as taking on new ones. It gets to be quite a clutter after a while.
We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice.
Friedrich August von Hayek
I’m probably satisfied with my career 80 percent of the time.
Today’s gossip is tomorrow’s headline.
No man’s brain is so dull, and no man’s eye so blind, that they cannot catch food for dreams.
Donald G. Mitchell
To me, it’s a very moral film. If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it.
‘Urban Renewal’ was sweet because I’ve been – unfairly, I would say – plonked in the middle of the road because of a handful of songs. It came at a good time for me, because you do take a bit of a browbeating and, as you get older, you become better at accepting it and realizing why it happens.
As I’ve said many times, the single most oppressed class in America right now is the teenager.
Joe Bob Briggs
Thought has been constantly evolving and we can’t say when that system began.
You know, I think it’s one of those cases where the situation really does dictate your level of ridicule.
I’m trying to do the best I can. I’m not concerned with tomorrow, but with what goes on today.
A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.
Of course, you can’t legislate for how people are going to read.
It is not true that drink changes a man’s character. It may reveal it more clearly.
Even if it were proven that God didn’t exist, Religion would still be Saintly and Divine.
When you’re in the news business, you always expect the unexpected.
It was part of your religion to hate the British.
Rebecca H. Davis
There is no such thing as a good tax.
We must look after our own before lining the pockets of overseas countries and investors.
He’s simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
Hector Hugh Munro
Corporations cannot commit treason, or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls.
I actually wanted to be an exotic dancer, but that didn’t work out so I thought I’d take on acting.
We all have our pet things that we like to get religious about.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
I don’t know, in view of the situation and the act going where it was going, I don’t know, the rage did go all over the place. It went to everybody in the room.
Each year India and China produce four million graduates compared with just over 250,000 in Britain.
But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments, all the succeeding ones have, in general, proved one continued series of injustice, which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years.
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
No people come into possession of a culture without having paid a heavy price for it.
James A. Baldwin
How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?
Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes… can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.
John F. Kennedy
The best thing about me is there are no skeletons.
You have to think with the heart.
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.
We should never forget that Hollywood was built by Europeans, and the old Jewish boys from Eastern Europe.
It is certainly not unrealistic to think we could have elections by mid-year 2004 and when a sovereign government is installed – my job here will be done.
Jim Bakker spells his name with two k’s because three would be too obvious.
Of course, it gave the studio an enormous power, because I don’t know any other place who had that skill with images to communicate with. And the need of these kinds of images are even greater now than they ever were because we are losing our life symbols.
If you’re a painter, you’re not alone. There’s no way to be alone.
When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale.
John W. Gardner
When in doubt, exchange.
A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty.
Never had any mathematical conversations with anybody, because there was nobody else in my field.
Not only is there no need of an intermediary through whom He would want you to speak to Him, but He finds His delight in having you treat with Him personally and in all confidence.
My sense is that jurists from other nations around the world understand that our court occupies a very special place in the American system, and that the court is rather well regarded in comparison, perhaps, to their own.
Sandra Day O'Connor
The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.
My whole act is confession.
Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim.