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.
We’d played for years to half-empty clubs in England.
This kind of charge reveals a good deal about the personality of the people who make it; to impute such motives to another man is to imply you’re harboring them yourself.
China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
Charles de Gaulle
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
Mississippi Mermaid was a very special experience because we only had the dialogues for the scenes we were shooting the night before.
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
Henry David Thoreau
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
T. S. Eliot
The product of mental labor – science – always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.
I knew what book we had to write, it was clear in my head; it was journals and poetry. So I passed on their offer. I told my agent this is our vision, and no one’s done it this way.
Foreign powers do not seem to appreciate the true character of our government.
James K. Polk
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
One of the hardest jobs in ministry is keeping your own relationship with God where it needs to be.
We are all in this together. We will all make it or none of us will make it. If everyone cleans up their act except one big ole country, it isn’t going to work.
Robinson was important to all blacks. To make it into the majors and to take all the name calling, he had to be something special. He had to take all this for years, not just for Jackie Robinson, but for the nation.
I still go to a salon where a gal does my hair, and I don’t know if it’s because I’m a celebrity but by the time I leave there, we are eating chicken and talking and screaming.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
When I got traded to the California Angels, I really wasn’t that excited about going to the Angels because it meant changing leagues and also a whole new set of teammates. But shortly after I got there I realized that it was one of the best things that ever happened to me.
CBS’s halftime show during the 2004 Super Bowl was a new low for television.
In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I don’t pretend anything anymore. I don’t have time, desire or energy to calculate anymore.
When I’m watching somebody act, it’s a behavior editorial function – I look at someone act, and I might say, ‘I don’t believe him when he says that.’ I don’t know why I don’t believe him, probably because the people that I’ve met, they don’t act like that when they say stuff like that and mean it.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
Art led the way for me to recover. He got out of prison before me and started traveling all over the world before I did. He showed me by example that it could be done, and I’ll always love him for that.
When I became more involved in music, I had to give up some of my writing in the literary sense. However, on occasion, I would write something for my own pleasure or I would write notes and introductory remarks in the songbooks I put together.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
I knew there were a lot of friends out there, and I wanted to be with them.
I think there are steps that can be taken that haven’t been required or energy to make that fight more secure and we are going to continue to push the federal government to do that.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope.
I’d rather know a square guy than own a square mile.
I hated to read. My mother could not get me to read. I’m going through the same thing with my daughter now. I love to read now, but I don’t remember reading.
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
David Joseph Schwartz
The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
Pliny the Elder
To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel.
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can’t help but move to it. That’s what happens to me. I can’t help it.’
Me and Matt love to argue, but in general our sense of humor is pretty much alike.
We used to play a lot outdoors, not in leagues, but just in our spare time.
I’m looking for the unexpected. I’m looking for things I’ve never seen before.
A movie of mine is going to be released in Japan next year. I play a waitress who’s a really regular girl in this movie. The English title isn’t decided yet, but in Japanese it’s I’ll Get on the A Train Sometime.
There’s an entire flight simulator hidden in every copy of Microsoft Excel 97.
The Republican Party does not reach out.
You don’t cut anywhere, don’t pick down anywhere, don’t double screen, no weak side picking. All these things that should happen in a game of basketball don’t happen anymore.
What was important to me was entertaining the audience, and whether that meant winning, losing, singing, or whatever it was on the live show we were doing every week, which was awesome, I was game for it.
We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity.
But I’m trying to play into this role as much as possible and be a nicer person in real life.
The die is set and Malcolm will not escape for the foolish talk he spoke against his benefactor, such a man, is worthy of death, and it would have been so, were it not for Muhammad’s confidence that God would give him the victory over the enemies.
A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
I’d move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.
We are merely the stars tennis-balls, struck and bandied which way please them.