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.
I sort of missed one big thing, to touch first base. I hope I didn’t act foolish, but this is history.
The beauty of golf, you’re in charge out here.
What happened in the past is just that, the past. Champion or not.
I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species.
No matter what happens, we couldn’t let people say Asian-American actors can’t act.
I swear I want to be a food model.
I got a phone call saying we are from the News of the World, and we’re exposing you and David Beckham. My heart did not beat for a minute.
When you are not practicing, remember somewhere someone is practicing, and when you meet him, he will win.
There are two freedoms – the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois women’s rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics. No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect.
There’s no such thing as an ex-junkie.
My best birth control now is just to leave the lights on.
Designer clothes worn by children are like snowsuits worn by adults. Few can carry it off successfully.
The roles for women in theatre are much better than they are in film.
A Green Party candidate would be very different from a Democrat or Republican and should be heard.
The fact that Eddie Vedder likes to play 3 hour plus shows a night, I have to be ready for that.
I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty powerful influence on me.
And that’s what’s beautiful to me, is he did not become a victim of it, and he didn’t become a statistic, he just kind of kept on marching through, no matter what people threw at him.
Mary Stuart Masterson
When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won’t one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.
A molecular manufacturing technology will let us build molecular surgical tools, and those tools will, for the first time, let us directly address the problems at the very root level.
If I’m not in shape, it feels like something is wrong. If I haven’t been able to get to class for a while or I’ve been sick, I don’t feel complete. It doesn’t feel like the electricity is making its connections.
Non-democratic regimes always need to mobilize their people against external enemies in order to maintain internal stability.
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
I would be very happy doing movies. I love to work and I think I’m a little different.
I always treated writing as a profession, never as a hobby. If you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will.
Laurell K. Hamilton
Beautiful Evidence is about the theory and practice of analytical design.
But if one could go back in time, I’d love to have been directed by Howard Hawks, who’s one of my great heroes. One of the greatest directors there ever was. He directed probably one of the greatest westerns of all time in Rio Bravo.
We are proud to have with us the poet lariat of Chicago.
Richard J. Daley
No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined.
Life to me is a journey – you never know what may be your next destination.
I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.
Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.
There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
Americans are also feeling the effects of soaring energy prices at the gas pump. The double burden of these added expenses will be far too much for many families.
This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case.
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
I’m a good person, but with many defects.
To seek the highest good is to live well.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
At a certain point I’m going to want to have a family.
The real drawback to the simple life is that it is not simple. If you are living it, you positively can do nothing else. There is not time.
Katharine Fullerton Gerould
In the morning he was lying dead on one of the beds fully clothed. He was dead. I got the impression he wanted to go, and I must have killed him. I can’t remember strangling him. I just sat there shocked.
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
There are a lot of films that are drug dramas, and we didn’t want to tell Scarface again.
We always make the mistake in the United States of America in Democratic or Republican administrations alike is we tend to embrace the despot that’s least troublesome to us. That should not be the way we view things.
I have tried to kill sectarianism, whether in Catholics or Protestants.
In fact, the recent increase in intra-firm trading enables businesses to shift their activities across borders smoothly, thereby strengthening the response of economic activity to exchange rate movements in the long run.
But to me the actual sound of the words is all important; I feel always that the words complete the music and must never be swallowed up in it.
I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don’t see how I can ever trust any human being again.
Ulysses S. Grant
Were I a cloud I’d gather My skirts up in the air, And fly well know whither, And rest I well know where.