Top Quotes About Anything
I love my man as my fellow; but his scepter, real, or usurped, extends not to me, unless the reason of an individual demands my homage; and even then the submission is to reason, and not to man.
It is not talking but walking that will bring us to heaven.
I don’t have dreams. How can I say it? I myself am a dream.
In the first place, it must be remembered that our point of view in examining the construction of a play will not always coincide with that which we occupy in thinking of its whole dramatic effect.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
The monarchy unites us; the republic would divide us.
Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I see Christ as the incarnation of the piper who is calling us. He dances that shape and pattern which is at the heart of our reality.
The sentimentalist ages far more quickly than the person who loves his work and enjoys new challenges.
I oppose the president’s plan to privatize Social Security.
It’s always great when you discover someone.
Brian De Palma
But if I can be convinced and then through the work that we do together, the orchestra can really be convinced of the big sweep of that communication that the piece suggests, then the audience will get it and it will be a good experience for all of us.
Michael Tilson Thomas
I’d like to be known for my character.
I feel cheated never being able to know what it’s like to get pregnant, carry a child and breast feed.
Jazz was more of a tool for me to use to enhance my musicality.
A blind man can make art if what is in his mind can be passed to another mind in some tangible form.
I locate that special problem in a character and then try to understand it. That’s the genesis of all my work.
Would you not like to try all sorts of lives – one is so very small – but that is the satisfaction of writing – one can impersonate so many people.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
We’re from Rockford, Illinois, but we’ve always thought international.
Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me.
The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
Rutherford B. Hayes
The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.
Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
Giotto di Bondone
The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.
I went to professional men’s soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun.
The rise of the dramas in the thirteenth century, and the rise of the great novels in a later period, together with their frank glorification of love and the joys of life, may be called the Third Renaissance.
Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
The odds were against us, but we deserve to be where we are.
The fortress of Europe with its frontiers must be held and will be held too, as long as is necessary.
Babies control and bring up their families as much as they are controlled by them; in fact the family brings up baby by being brought up by him.
Erik H. Erikson
In my end is my beginning.
Mary Queen of Scots
The more obstinately you try to learn how to shoot the arrow for the sake of hitting the goal, the less you will succeed in the one and the further the other will recede.
The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life… Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality.
Intelligence is enormously sexy.
The important thing is the diversity available on the Web.
Tim Berners Lee
Be prepared and be honest.
Animal totems, like the tiger, come from the Other Side to protect us while we are away from Home.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
I’m only wanted by directors for the image I give off, and it makes me angry. I always wanted to be an actor and not a beauty pageant winner.
Even though I didn’t get a business degree, I enjoyed learning about economics.
Terrorism has once again shown it is prepared deliberately to stop at nothing in creating human victims. An end must be put to this. As never before, it is vital to unite forces of the entire world community against terror.
Our idea is simply to play the songs and to emphasize our musicianship.
Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander, but confine him home.
While you are experimenting, do not remain content with the surface of things.
Nothing prevents us from being and remaining the exponents of a united humanity, when we have a country of our own. To fulfill this mission we do not have to remain literally planted among the nations who hate and despise us.
Hopefully this movie will help people understand that if a child is never given the tools to know how to love others and love and respect themselves, this is what happens.
I do not believe in God, angels and the hereafter.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
I’ve been unfortunate enough to be working, and recovering from a few injuries now and again.
Our memories are independent of our wills. It is not so easy to forget.
It’s definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it’s also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don’t know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.
You do not notice changes in what is always before you.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette