Top Quotes About Anything
I have no aspiration whatsoever to be the next great leading man.
French women have been made beautiful by the French people – they’re very aware of their bodies, the way they move and speak, they’re very confident of their sexuality. French society’s made them like that.
I sang opera, I sang show tunes. I got into a rock band for a while. I’ve sung a lot of different things.
There’s definitely a world view among college students that appreciates the need to act in the international community.
It’s important we win and because of the players we have we should win some matches in style.
I love what I’m doing.
If one has not given everything, one has given nothing.
The test and the use of man’s education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
It is necessary to make virtue fashionable.
Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion.
Experience has taught me never to trust a policeman. Just when you think one’s all right, he turns legit.
Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today.
I want do a Mandarin language movie. It’ll probably be the next movie I do after the one I do next.
Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold.
I never take anything for granted. I may slip any minute.
The journey has been incredible from its beginning.
I remember hearing someone say that good acting is more about taking off a mask than putting one on, and in movie acting, certainly that’s true. With the camera so close, you can see right down into your soul, hopefully. So being able to do that in a way is terrifying, and in another way, truly liberating. And I like that about it.
It is not empty rhetoric to talk of the Free World.
We did an episode on Good Times which came out of a newspaper article about the incidence of hypertension in black males being higher than whites, and increasing. So we did a show in which James, the father on Good Times, had hypertension.
I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one’s own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.
Philip K. Dick
We do this basically for ourselves. People appreciate it, which is cool, but I think they appreciate that we’re doing it for ourselves. We’re doing it our way, and how people like it is not up to us. We like it.
I’m all for it. In these days, regional marketing is the only way to survive.
The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
H. L. Mencken
Our soul is cast into a body, where it finds number, time, dimension. Thereupon it reasons, and calls this nature necessity, and can believe nothing else.
I grew up in kind of the last generation of Canadians who thought things that were happening in Britain were more important, almost, than what was happening in Canada. And my mother was fervently of that opinion.
I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.
For whatever be the knowledge which we are able to obtain of God, either by perception or reflection, we must of necessity believe that He is by many degrees far better than what we perceive Him to be.
Again, conventional Catholicism does not much appeal to me.
I taught in a small teacher’s college for three or four years, at which point all the administrators got a pay raise and the teaching faculty didn’t.
In becoming an American, from Europe, what one has in common with that other immigrant is contempt for me-it’s nothing else but color.
Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Our success as a party will largely be determined by how well we do here in the heartland… The time has come to be secure about our values. The time has come to lead.
We have so much lung capacity that we don’t even notice a problem until we are in our 40s.
During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
And the whole world, the whole world that believes in freedom, whether you’re talking about personal freedom, economic freedom, religious freedom, they look to the United States for leadership; and you’re part of that leadership.
I lived in town until I was eight and then I moved nearer the farmland, so I had a mixture.
I wanted to be a plumber.
Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
David Herbert Lawrence
Since the new film has been out, I’m doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home. I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such.
I have such a little face.
Robin Wright Penn
In the plays – that’s where I go crazy. But my prose has a much lighter touch; it’s not trying to thrill with language, just to be more truthful. I’m not concerned with the accuracy of anything. We don’t get to the truth of anything with facts.
One thing about me, as far as my career is concerned, is that I’m very confident. I know I’m good.
I never saw the play, although I heard it was good.
Joseph Force Crater
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy
You do your work as fully as you can, and the ones who hear the sound join in.
Not like Chinese food, where you eat it and then you feel hungry an hour later.
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.