Top Quotes About Anything
I knew nothing about football, then someone showed me a film of Petit and I realised how interesting the game could be. He is divine. When I met him I could barely speak, he was so gorgeous. Women will love that show.
And some places you been before are so great that you don’t ever mind going back. Some places you been before you don’t ever want to go back, you know, like Montreal in the Winter.
I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.
When turkeys mate they think of swans.
Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
Don’t ever try and be like anybody else and don’t be afraid to take risks.
Whereas my producer literally worked on this thing for 10 years and because I gave that presenter credit to David Lynch, she to this day never gets credit. It really kills me.
I found it was really impossible for me to write songs when I couldn’t sing.
We don’t care. We don’t have to. We’re the phone company.
So an autobiography about death should include, in my case, an account of European Jewry and of Russian and Jewish events – pogroms and flights and murders and the revolution that drove my mother to come here.
Yes, the divorce was difficult. It was difficult.
The beauty of a face is not a separate quality but a relation or proportion of qualities to each other.
George H. Mead
For example, I spent a lot of time with Reagan, both before he ran for governor and when he was running for president. As a print reporter without the cameras, I was able to really test the quality of their minds and their knowledge base.
Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
I’m from the Midwest, and I loved my family. I had a very good time as a child, but I was also – I have a theory about Jews growing up in the Midwest, that there is an ultimately sort of wonderful avoidance of a lot of things, and a great acceptance of whatever is happening.
It was an hour and a half plane ride, so I slept. I try to sleep because that’s probably the only time I get to get my real sleep. When I can’t sleep I read books or watch movies.
Leaders do not sway with the polls. Instead, they sway the polls through their own words and actions.
Robert. L. Ehrlich
The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.
No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.
H. L. Mencken
As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
I know I had been successful in football. I had been successful in broadcasting. I didn’t think that anything could touch me. I thought, I can beat anything.
Too many religious organizations are in the business of enforcing beliefs.
In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth.
C. Wright Mills
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
Edward W. Howe
Everywhere I look and most of the time I look, I see photographs.
I was just in the middle of singing a song about how broke we were and now my cell phone rings.
There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as his own death.
For example, I was discussing the use of email and how impersonal it can be, how people will now email someone across the room rather than go and talk to them. But I don’t think this is laziness, I think it is a conscious decision people are making to save time.
Margaret J. Wheatley
We realized that the only persons we can truly trust in this world is each other and our families.
Wikileaks is a mechanism to maximize the flow of information to maximize the amount of action leading to just reform.
Well, I haven’t been doing that much work with other people per se. I started doing more of that.
I don’t stand for the black man’s side, I don’ t stand for the white man’s side. I stand for God’s side.
When young we are faithful to individuals, when older we grow loyal to situations and to types.
Old age is a shipwreck.
Charles de Gaulle
Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary.
I love working with a lot of different films and a lot of different people.
Justice has nothing to do with victor nations and vanquished nations, but must be a moral standard that all the world’s peoples can agree to. To seek this and to achieve it – that is true civilization.
Like sex in Victorian England, the reality of Big Business today is our big dirty secret.
The prices of raw materials do not fluctuate directly with the labour cost of producing them.
Charles E. Wilson
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Tax increases appear to have a very large sustained and highly significant negative impact on output.
The best artists know what to leave out.
Charles de Lint
As we know from the work of certain fundamental physicists, people like Einstein were very dependent upon conjuring up visual images in order to imagine things which otherwise were not easily formulated.
I don’t know any other way to lead but by example.
My suggestion is that we should first work to ensure the Third World has clean drinking water and sanitation.
For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough.
Everybody would grab a guitar and listen to somebody else and call themselves a folk singer. When they didn’t know no more songs, they’d run out of them.
But I had two very special people who helped to take my style to the next level. Thank God for my first MC Cowboy and my first student Grand Wizard Theodore, and to go out after creating this art form and finding everyone jamming to it – that too was pretty scary.
You know, you can’t make the people do what you want them to do.
If you’re a good numbers person, you’re a bad language person.
I can remember at college, living on 30-cent meals.