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.
Last year I traveled to the Middle East to visit with troops in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.
Only the Russian Cultural Officer was interested in my project.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
It taught me that Clinton’s instinct to make this about your life as a citizen, rather than his as a human being, was the right answer to these things.
Oh, Mr Coward, sir – I could never have an affair with you, because you remind me of my father!
To hate is to show you still care, who needs that, focus on what’s really important.
To feel our ills is one thing, but to cure them is another.
If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone.
From now on it is only through a conscious choice and through a deliberate policy that humanity can survive.
Pope John Paul II
At the end of 1964, wholesale prices had been relatively stable for some years.
The north of the Central African Republic is now a war zone, with rival armed bands burning villages, kidnapping children, robbing travelers and killing people with impunity.
Nicholas D. Kristof
You’d be surprised. Girls like sensitive, namby-pamby guys.
When you’re young, you don’t know what you don’t know, so it’s easier to get into that magical thing.
It’s raining my soul, it’s raining, but it’s raining dead eyes.
I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
James H. Boren
The best careers advice to give to the young is ‘Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.’
To find ways of practicing democracy, not ways of orating about it, is our great problem.
Mary Barnett Gilson
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war.
King George V
I’ve written many extra verses to songs that I learned to sing – an extra verse about a friend, or just add some verse – and that led to writing my own songs.
I’ll come to any benefit if I see SCLC get all the money.
A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.
It was tough to try to be serious in front of Halle Berry and Pierce Brosnan with all this stuff in my face. There’s never been a character that’s looked this extreme.
For instance, Clinton who was unquestionably the smartest of the bunch I talked to – both the ones who made it and didn’t. He had a great interest in policy.
I’ve gotten to go wonderful places, meet interesting and intelligent people, and I started of course in the theatre and continue to work in the theatre where there is some intelligence involved in it.
I hate the word gothic but I would like to try doing something like that. A gothic sound, not rock, but gothic. There’s a difference.
It’s not like my old self – I’m not in character anymore, I’m me. I’m not hiding behind that anymore.
Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it’s greedy or loving.
When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he’s doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
This product is a compromise, and the nature of compromise is that you don’t get everything you want.
I have been able to follow my death step by step and now my life goes gently to its end.
Pope John XXIII
No amount of manifest absurdity… could deter those who wanted to believe from believing.
To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
Clifton Paul Fadiman
People say I pay too much attention to the look of a movie but for God’s sake, I’m not producing a Radio 4 Play for Today, I’m making a movie that people are going to look at.
There’s an ecstasy about doing something really good on film: the composition of a shot, the drama within the shot, the texture… It’s palpable.
Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness.
Bryant H. McGill
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings.
I’ve always been interesting in the lighting aspect and always listened to what they were saying.
I live in sin, to kill myself I live; no longer my life my own, but sin’s; my good is given to me by heaven, my evil by myself, by my free will, of which I am deprived.
Power is the by-product of understanding.
I always think 12 times before saying anything.
Genes that underlie the capacity to receive, use and transmit information are the evolving properties.
Peter R. Grant
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
The problem with experiments has always been that human beings make the decisions on whether or not the animals have benefitted from the treatment.
I do not think our priorities are misplaced when we are looking at creating a whole new class of children from these gay marriages who could end up completely dependent on the State, on the taxpayers – the American people.
Is this a proposal? I’m married now, you know.
Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.
‘Charm’ – which means the power to effect work without employing brute force – is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman’s strength just as strength is a man’s charm.