Top Quotes About Anything
I love September, especially when we’re in it.
I’m much more interested in living specific experiences in films.
Less Than Zero and American Psycho were both really different, so I was just like, Okay, he’s just really doesn’t have anything pleasant to say, you know? But I get it. I get at least why it’s difficult and what he’s really doing.
My interest lies in my self-expression – what’s inside of me – not what I’m in.
I don’t expect to go hungry if I decide to leave the University. Resume: Linux looks pretty good in many places.
The most superficial student of Roman history must be struck by the extraordinary degree in which the fortunes of the republic were affected by the presence of foreigners, under different names, on her soil.
Henry James Sumner Maine
Some countries that are close to Europe that already hold Deutschemarks, clearly would automatically hold euros, those are countries in Eastern Europe mainly, a few countries in Africa.
Robert C. Solomon
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow.
Orison Swett Marden
For my children, it makes sense to talk about modernizing Social Security, letting them create stronger personal accounts, letting them get a higher rate of return over the long run.
I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country’s economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.
I was watching ‘Up In The Air’ and I thought, ‘Jesus, who’s the old gray-haired guy?’ And it was me. I never wear makeup for movies and now it’s starting to show.
I wouldn’t say the world is my parish, but my readers are my parish. And especially the readers that write to me. They’re my parish. And it’s a responsibility that I enjoy.
I was very excited about the idea that I could be an idealist, that I could be my age, the eager beaver who had hope in the justice system and the one who gets disappointed just like the audience.
In South America, I heard the 8th Symphony of Beethoven. And the young conductor thought, Beethoven must be heroic. But this is piece which shouldn’t be heroic. And this was such a misunderstanding, such a deep misunderstanding.
Watch MTV and you can see what the music scene is like in England. The Spice Girls? Not a lot of creativity in the commercial area. There are still great musicians in England, but not a lot being heard that much.
Jimmy Carl Black
Fox News is hated because they’re elitists, and the worst winners television’s ever seen.
I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio soap opera actress, but my mother sang.
But once you allow yourself to recognize necessity, you find two things: One you find your options so restricted that the only course of action is obvious, and, two, that a great sense of freedom comes with the decision.
I don’t pick subjects as much as they pick me.
Television’s not going read stories to you.
Inheritance taxes are so high that the happiest mourner at a rich man’s funeral is usually Uncle Sam.
What you really remember at the beginning was that you have to throw a budget together. We made some terrible mistakes at the beginning in my own budget that took us at least a year to catch up on.
It’s like the code of living by yourself. People who are single know what I’m talking about. You eat standing up, reading the paper. Or you say to yourself, this isn’t even cutting it, I’m taking a TV dinner and I’m getting in bed here.
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Today the fate of humankind is even more crucially linked than ever before. The boundaries between the problems of “others” and “our” problems are being increasingly erased.
When you first entered the restaurant, I thought you were handsome… and then, of course, you spoke.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation’s dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold.
But if something funny happens, I can’t resist. I have to tell the people.
Images adorn our inner life and carry great power there.
I am a scholar of life. Every night before I go to sleep, I analyze every detail of what I did that day. I evaluate things and people, which helps me avoid mistakes.
Women artists need to break barriers in order for women’s experience to be valuable.
Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.
Henry A. Kissinger
Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place.
It is funny because the guy who is my boss now, Howard Stern, has a similarity there. He got big being a regular guy. He wasn’t the greatest looking guy in the world.
Fascism is fascism. Terrorism is terrorism. Oppression is oppression.
I was a guy who needed to go to class, because I had some raw talent that I thought was identifiable, when I finally made a decision to be an actor. And yet I wanted to learn how to really do the stuff. You know, ‘How do I get to be a serious actor?’
We have weapons of mass destruction we have to address here at home. Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction. Unemployment is a weapon of mass destruction.
The trouble with movies as a business is that it’s an art, and the trouble with movies as art is that it’s a business.
Bent metal is worse than bent wood and weight for weight is more flexible.
Even in high school I was very interested in history – why people do the things they do. As a kid I spent a lot of time trying to relate the past to the present.
Just with the basic one guitar, one piano and one vocal and an audience, I think that the intimacy comes through more. People feel much more connected to the song because there’s nothing in the way, and I actually enjoy doing that.
I can enjoy a vacation as well as the next person, as long as I know it’s a vacation and not a premature retirement.
The very fact that you are a complainer, shows that you deserve your lot.
I’ve often thought that my lack of intimacy with those around me is the fault of those around me.
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
W. Somerset Maugham
It is one thing to record an album but it’s a huge difference when people play it and listen to it and embrace it the way that I do. It has always been my dream to get my music out to the world and have people hear it.
A lot of us don’t want to be quite that serious about world problems. Our life is there to enjoy, not to be an eternal dissident, eternally unhappy with how things are and with the state of mankind.
I have witnessed the tremendous energy of the masses. On this foundation it is possible to accomplish any task whatsoever.
All around as a person, on right decisions, on holding your money, on doing your trade, a good education is a must. I don’t think I would’ve done as good without an education.
I was a grad student at UC Berkeley when I bought my Apple II and it suddenly because a lot more interesting than school.