Top Quotes About Anything
I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, but I can never find out which half.
I think this year we’ll open up 900 gross, we’re closing some, so the net count is lower, but the 900 are spread all over the place. Some of the closures are relocations, where you’re moving it to another place in the marketplace.
That’s what I love from metal, and that’s what I love from hip-hop. That’s what I love from any music that’s hard, that’s got an edge to it-The attitude in it.
The Palestinians will never, never implement their commitment to dismantle their infrastructure of terrorist organizations.
There is really a whole new appreciation when you leave and then come back.
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I like any reaction I can get with my music. Just anything to get people to think. I mean if you can get a whole room full of drunk, stoned people to actually wake up and think, you’re doing something.
We never expected the show to be this great. We think it is successful because kids can identify.
Most of us readily take things for granted that at an earlier time remained to be discovered.
Robert A. Dahl
I’ve done a lot of that kind of work before, anyway, and I was in good hands.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
I’m not a drug addict. My wild period wasn’t about drugs; it was about sexual freedom.
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.
The argument that somehow we’ve got to get rid of minority scholarships so that we can have a free and fair America implies that we have a colorblind society where minorities are equal in their pursuit of funds to go to school.
William H. Gray
Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.
If you don’t generate tension in the film to begin with… you can’t really make a purse out of a sow’s ear, you know.
In ’82 Brazil showed that you can’t win the World Cup without a solid defense.
Yeah, I still feel as if I have things to do really. I’m not ready to stop.
When rough times have fallen upon our state in the past, Texans have always responded with generosity and an eagerness to help. The compassionate response to the fires has proven that this community spirit is alive and well.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
I won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend.
It’s like a whole orchestra, the piano for me.
I turned my home state of Florida into the Land of Xanth.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
Elton wanted a garden. They were building all afternoon while we were rehearsing. And then they built a fountain for Elton. And he said, I was only joking!
I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It’s not very funny, but it’s sincere. My commitment is to sincerity.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
I finally decided one day, reading science fiction magazines of the time, I could do at least as well as some of these people are doing. So I finally made a serious effort.
Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.
You could say that when you introduce humour to your work, you also step back a little from it. You create a distance.
Lars von Trier
Vegetarians are cool. All I eat are vegetarians – except for the occasional mountain lion steak.
Who, then, will govern? The answer must be, Man – for we have no angels in the shape of men, as yet, who are willing to take charge of our political affairs.
Remember the poor, it costs nothing.
Talk not of wasted affection – affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I’m just a newsboy who met a President.
When you write something it has to hit the level that you accept as being good.
I think people have surgery for psychological reasons more than because of their looks.
The becoming of man is the history of the exhaustion of his possibilities.
One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
And I think within the pages of The Betrayal of America I think I present an overwhelming case that these five justices were up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.
Seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
So seven new countries, three of them formerly part of the Soviet Union, and the others part of the Warsaw Pact, will become full members of NATO next year.
But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches’ bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living, a Labour government – yes, a Labour government – is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools.
After learning the language and culture of the Chinese people, these Jesuits began to establish contacts with the young intellectuals of the country.
Sometimes people think that if you’re always helping people up and never hit someone with a hard foul, you’re automatically a good sport. I don’t believe that.
Desperate affairs require desperate measures.
This morning in the Washington Post there was a statistic about how 85% of Americans are Christians.
Exhaustion and exasperation are frequently the handmaidens of legislative decision.
Barber B. Conable, Jr.
I’ll be left writing picture books and fairy tales.
Carol Ann Duffy
By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.
Genetic theories, I gather, have been cherished academically with detachment.