Top Quotes About Anything
I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, but I can never find out which half.
I said, to hell with the whole thing, to hell with show business. I’m gonna make a new life for myself, and I got off drugs, completely kicked all that stuff.
The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state, the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the good of the people as a whole.
When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.
A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative, who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth.
Many people feel their outer self isn’t the whole self.
I’ve never done anything so political before. I’ve spent years shouting my mouth off about serious issues over dinner tables but never really had the confidence to express my views in a song.
I love pasta with the homemade marinara sauce I had as a kid.
Now, what that means is that there is fundamental indeterminacy from quantum mechanics, but besides that there are other sources of effective indeterminacy.
We all came to see that site. We all walked around it. It is already sacred.
There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians.
I indeed had only one scene, one speech, one little speech, but it was with Robin Williams.
Some of those more out-there jokes were written in the wee hours of the morning. Somehow, they remained funny the next day.
A witty saying proves nothing.
We did not call it propaganda, for that word, in German hands, had come to be associated with deceit and corruption.
I’ve spent my entire career on horseback or on a motorcycle. It boxes you in, the way people perceive you.
Yes, the world is now flat for publishing as well.
And yet, if we don’t, first and foremost, act responsibly with the national tax dollars that we have, we can’t properly address those regional priorities that we would like to.
The only difference between the Bel Air of the ’90s and the Bel Air of my childhood is that now the nannies are Latina instead of British, and the cars European instead of American.
In the context of interfaith encounter, we need to bring to the surface how our actual beliefs shape what we do – not simply to agree that kindness is better than cruelty.
Rowan D. Williams
My vision is to have an independent Kosovo, democratic, with a politically tolerant society and with a solid economy, integrated into the EU, the NATO and to continue with our good relations with the USA.
Ladies be seated, and let’s have a wonderful time!
The joy that isn’t shared dies young.
I’ve already told you: the only way to a woman’s heart is along the path of torment. I know none other as sure.
Marquis de Sade
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
For the past ten years I have had no financial problems.
I ended up in the US for a month or so, before moving to Montreal with some Romanian friends.
There is nothing evil save that which perverts the mind and shackles the conscience.
The language of America changed with the election of Bill Clinton, because with all due respect to my friends on the Republican side, Bill Clinton is the best communicator of the last 50 years. He felt your pain.
My dad’s probably one of the kindest people in the world. When I was younger that’s not how I was- I was a little spoiled brat.
The only ones I trust really are my Mum and Dad and those who are closest to me.
Heterosexuality is dangerous. It tempts you to aim at a perfect duality of desire.
St. Paul’s arose like some huge mountain above the enormous mass of smaller buildings.
Karl Philipp Moritz
I’m big and a lot of the stars are smaller so if you’re big and mean looking, you play bad guys. After Blade Runner, I was the meanest guy in Hollywood.
Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple. She saw the Life write up on Buddhism, with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid. She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up.
The intellectual, the man of thought, doubt and analysis, should give the best of himself.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
Then I decided to draw from and on my own imagination, and everything came out perfect.
Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep his memory alive.
Leave bands, go back to obscurity if I choose to, without a great sense of loss of security because it’s all been based on the fact that I did it on my own or was doing, enjoying doing it on my own in the first place.
I remember once I read a book on mental illness and there was a nurse that had gotten sick. Do you know what she died from? From worrying about the mental patients not being able to get their food. She became a mental patient.
This devil loves mankind because men are going to always make the choice that will send him into ascendancy. He’s been winning the game for a long time.
And so, you can do hundreds and hundreds of studies showing a general factor and just so long as you restrict your populations, your testing materials and the kinds of situations you look at, you can keep finding the same wrong thing again and again.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
But the fact of the matter is that all scientific evidence would show, based upon what we know about this disease, that muscle cuts – that is, the meat of the animal itself – should not cause any risk to human health.
My favorite singer to this day is Nat King Cole. I’ve tried to emulate his phrasing. It is so absolutely beautiful to listen to his lovely voice.
Nothing is ever guaranteed, and all that came before doesn’t predicate what you might do next.
Just after I entered my teens I suddenly entertained an insatiable enthusiasm for the delightful habit of criticizing others.
If you make – not have – $1 million a year, should you not participate in the sense of community of our country? I’m willing to put that on the table.
I don’t see myself as the boss. I sing and write the songs, and it would feel strange if somebody else wrote the lyrics I sang.
A philosopher once said, ‘Half of good philosophy is good grammar.’
A. P. Martinich
Moon is also a naive native girl when she sets out for Carbuncle.
Joan D. Vinge