Top Quotes About Anything
I gotta get a truck.
I have the capacity of being more wicked than any example that man could set me.
James C. Maxwell
A lot of leading countries in the world, including the United States and Russia, have to take their responsibilities much more seriously to ensure we are back on the road to peace and stability.
I also administer the Internet Assigned Names Authority, which is the central coordinator for the Internet address space, domain names and Internet protocol conventions essential to the use and operation of the Internet.
He greatly valued his possessions, chiefly because they were his, and derived genuine pleasure from contemplating a painting, a statuette, a rare lace curtain – no matter what – after he had bought it and placed it among his household gods.
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years.
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.
Freedom of love is freedom to say yes to many lovers.
We had some marvelous outtakes, but the producer had destroyed them all.
Borrowing and spending is not the way to prosperity.
Civilization… wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere.
Jazz is not the kind of music you are going to learn to play in three or four years or that you can just get because you have some talent for music.
I’m super shy, especially at parties.
I rewrote it and I took all your notes. Read it again, that kind of persistence paid off.
I don’t use sex to sell records, obviously, but I’d be lying if I said that I don’t feel like I have to make an effort to look good when I go out onstage, to wear something pretty.
I used to love Woody Allen but feel he’s become a hack as a director. Bullets Over Broadway is the only film of his I’ve enjoyed in the last 10 years.
Her name was called Lady Helena Herring and her age was 25 and she mated well with the earl.
There is a garbage culture out there, where we pour garbage on people. Then the pollsters run around and take a poll and say, do you smell anything?
But Tommy Lee Jones is just smooth. He’s just the real deal. I’m captivated by him because there’s so little of that in Hollywood, and he just embodies it.
Lara Flynn Boyle
I’m not at Manchester United to keep everyone happy.
So at a time in which the media give the public everything it wants and desires, maybe art should adopt a much more aggressive attitude towards the public. I myself am very much inclined to take this position.
One often calms one’s grief by recounting it.
There are still so many places on our planet that remain unexplored. I’d love to one day peel back the mystery and understand them.
So they all went away from the little log house. The shutters were over the windows, so the little house could not see them go. It stayed there inside the log fence, behind the two big oak trees that in the summertime had made green roofs for Mary and Laura to play under.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw
I think I’m going to put together a compilation under Disney’s name of my songs that I’ve done for them – because I’ve done six or seven by now! The latest was for the Princess Diaries 2 soundtrack. So that’s the next thing that’s coming out.
A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing. One that sounds good, and a real one.
J. P. Morgan
One can’t write for all readers. A poet cannot write for people who don’t like poetry.
But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Life is a means of extracting fiction.
What a heaven is love! O what a hell!
Every silver lining has a cloud.
Mary Kay Ash
I think the end of last year when we were aware of that transition was for everyone in their own way kind of bittersweet, but it’s also what the show’s about, one administration ends and another begins.
I’m a normal person and I don’t have superpowers! I do normal things, too.
Those quotations were really quite obscure. Anyone can see that he is a very well read man.
It’s not necessary, in order to be a complete person, that I have a man. It’s not the end-all, be-all of my life.
I had a friend whose family had dinner together. The mother would tuck you in at night and make breakfast in the morning. They even had a spare bike for a friend. It just seemed so amazing to me.
Moon Unit Zappa
I’ve been in this business so long, it just doesn’t faze me. I know what’s going to happen before it happens.
The Assembly has witnessed over the last weeks how historical truth is established; once an allegation has been repeated a few times, it is no longer an allegation, it is an established fact, even if no evidence has been brought out in order to support it.
A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.
Otto von Bismarck
People were talking while I was playing, so I got up and left the stage. I’ve gotten to the point where I’m not really very patient with patrons rapping during the show. And the people were all nice and quiet when I cam back.
Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion.
Tom T. Hall
My mama always used to tell me: ‘If you can’t find somethin’ to live for, you best find somethin’ to die for.’
Each of the Arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a Muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.
I shall suggest, on the contrary, that all communication relies, to a noticeable extent on evoking knowledge that we cannot tell, and that all our knowledge of mental processes, like feelings or conscious intellectual activities, is based on a knowledge which we cannot tell.
The service of philosophy, of speculative culture, towards the human spirit, is to rouse, to startle it to a life of constant and eager observation.
Obviously I’d love to work with any of these great directors because every time I’ve worked with them I’ve gained a tremendous amount as an actor. Each director has his own way of pushing you towards improving yourself.
In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice.
Children should neither be seen or heard from – ever again.
W. C. Fields
The successful man doesn’t use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.