Top Quotes About Anything
I have a holistic need to work and to have huge ties of love in my life. I can’t imagine eschewing one for the other.
Vaca Diez, do not destroy our country!
I think the people who are making Christmas-themed movies today feel that people are more cynical about Christmas. There’s more of an edge.
We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity… But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.
Sundance is just a great place for your work to be seen. Not much more to say about it than that.
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
I don’t ask for an apology because it’s only tomorrow’s fish-and-chip paper.
Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.
When I became governor, spending actually increased 28 percent my first term. Revenue increased 42 percent my first term without raising anybody’s taxes. We did it because we had more taxpayers with more taxable income. That’s how you get the revenue up. We did that without raising anybody’s taxes.
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
Perhaps more than any other disease before or since, syphilis in early modern Europe provoked the kind of widespread moral panic that AIDS revived when it struck America in the 1980s.
Peter Lewis Allen
I wouldn’t not want to be a director and write as I wouldn’t not to want to be a writer and direct movies.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Jesus died for somebody’s sins but not mine.
Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
The Bible – it’s sort of the other person in the room. There’s this book, the reader, and the Bible.
In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.
A true portrait should, today and a hundred years from today, the Testimony of how this person looked and what kind of human being he was.
It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms.
But if we had to trade with a Europe dominated by the present German trade policies, we might have to change our methods to some totalitarian form. This is a prospect that any lover of democracy must view with consternation.
I was raised Irish Catholic, but I don’t consider myself Irish Catholic: I consider myself me, an American.
Ours is a world where people don’t know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
Always think in terms of what the other person wants.
James Van Fleet
Doing what’s right isn’t the problem. It is knowing what’s right.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The language of the moment or, as it were, the language of the order in which we live, is the image. I felt that if I wanted to commune with the public, I should best do so through the language of image. It’s a conscious embrace of a contradiction.
The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.
It’s the first war we’ve ever fought on the television screen and the first war that our country ever fought where the media had full reign.
I never quite understand why we watch the news. There doesn’t really seem much point watching somebody tell you what the news is when you could quite easily listen to it on the radio.
I like marriage. The idea.
I began to see during the civil war, in that part of the states of Missouri and Kansas where the doctors were shut out, the children did not die.
Andrew Taylor Still
There’s that initial reticence for some athletes to take you seriously.
Watch every detail that affects the accuracy of your work.
Arthur C. Nielsen
What is nice about country music today is that most artists are not trying to do something everybody else is doing. They really are trying to develop their own uniqueness.
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
People do eventually see something that’s quality.
The more one produces, the less one gets.
Norman Ralph Augustine
Be wary of passing the judgment: obscure. To find something obscure poses no difficult, elephants and poodles find many things obscure.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
It’s not until I hear songs that I’ve done, that I realize how much of an inspiration music from the ’60s and ’70s has been.
Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.
There’s no drugs, no Tom in a dress, no psychiatrists.
It is easy to be beautiful; it is difficult to appear so.
I’m incredibly happy to be doing my own thing in New York.
If honest of heart and uprightness before God were lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction, or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the declarations of the Word of God, I made great mistakes.
Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
On a personal level, we all get along fine.
Alex Van Halen
Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night.
In my case, the body of work stands for itself… I think my work has been representative of me as a man.
Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick, to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed. I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical, everything would change.
Never look at the trombones, it only encourages them.
Boredom is rage spread thin.