Top Quotes About Anything
I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning.
When Ted Williams was here, inducted into the Hall of Fame 37 years ago, he said he must have earned it, because he didn’t win it because of his friendship with the writers. I guess in that way, I’m proud to be in this company that way.
The Lord’s prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
When you look at where the real problems are among minorities in our society, particularly blacks, it’s at the bottom. It’s the people who are in school systems that don’t educate, neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime, drugs, the whole bit.
Lexington did launch its air group when a Japanese carrier was reported.
When I first started editing GQ, it gave the impression of being, and in fact was, a gay magazine. There were female models in it and there were women on the cover, but the boys were always much, much more beautiful than the girls.
I keep attacking the villains, the know-nothings, the people who want to take our freedoms away.
When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
Playing music is not really susceptible to theory much. Circumstances affect it so much.
The British Government and the Irish Government have accepted very clearly the Mitchell Report.
America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy.
Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world. A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries. I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence.
Max von Sydow
I read mysteries like Nancy Drew and Alfred Hitchcock, and I swim and I ride my motorbike.
We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless you have more than one option politically, how free are you?
My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.
Minimalism now is a reaction to what came before. It’s absolutely of its time. Music moved into the set theory thing, and moved out of it.
If you haven’t got it. Fake it! Too short? Wear big high heels, but do practice walking!
I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
I’m not used to crying. It’s a little difficult. All my life I’ve had to fight. It’s just another fight I’m going to have to learn how to win, that’s all. I’m just going to have to keep smiling.
An actor really suffers when the director isn’t prepared because you start running out of time for the shoot and then have to do it fast.
This world’s a bubble.
Saint Aurelius Augustine
Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at liberty to do everything he pleases, for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion.
I have become a housewife and there is no better job.
They may have turned this up, whether you had the Paula Jones case or not. But again maybe not, but again that’s like if a frog had side pockets he’d probably wear a handgun.
The temptations to wrong are many; they spring out of a corrupt nature.
I think it’s almost easier to make people cry than to make people laugh.
I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be.
I like to run, to go down the stairs, I’m one of those kind of people.
Do you know that other than my father, I’ve never had a man take care of me?
We made no inquiries about India or about the families people had left behind. When our ways of thinking had changed, and we wished to know, it was too late. I know nothing of the people on my father’s side; I know only that some of them came from Nepal.
V. S. Naipaul
My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
The fabled musk deer searches the world over for the source of the scent which comes from itself.
The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.
It is one of the consolations of philosophy that the benefit of showing how to dispense with a concept does not hinge on dispensing with it.
Willard Van Orman Quine
People crushed by law have no hopes but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws.
Thomas B. Macaulay
There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything – millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.
During a political campaign everyone is concerned with what a candidate will do on this or that question if he is elected except the candidate; he’s too busy wondering what he’ll do if he isn’t elected.
Because our choices are largely based on survival. But if life is eternal, life is not a question.
Neale Donald Walsch
I really love writing themes and melody.
The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.
Pearl S. Buck
The show originally started out as a ten hour mini-series. We shot two hours and then were excused for a while, for no apparent reason. Things went very quiet for a time and then a few months later we were called back and told that it was going to be a full season.
I’m not going to do the Ben Harper house record or the Ben Harper drum ‘n’ bass record.
Our concern is to heal. Our concern is to bring together.
I truly believe that God brought this, Dorothy Day script to me, because for a long time up until I was in eight grade – I wanted to be a nun.
Life came in and put me in front of the camera before I could really make a decision, but I think I probably would have gravitated to film.
California is a fine place to live – if you happen to be an orange.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld