Top Quotes About Anything
I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning.
Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
Back then, I was doing more of my impression of what a comic is supposed to do.
I bite my fingernails. That’s probably not a good thing.
Joanna Noelle Levesque
The trajectory started when I was on the roof of our house looking out at a swamp when I was 19. I had written for several years, starting at about 15, but that day on the roof I took my vows and acknowledged my calling.
The journey has been incredible from its beginning.
I’ve tried writing. Two days later I’d go visit it and say, Jesus Christ, who wrote this crap?
Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
Miguel De Cervantes
The only way to silence a room that’s laughing at you is to sort of take over.
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
People are predominant in my paintings. Although they are not obvious, you can feel their presence.
My comedy is different every time I do it. I don’t know what the hell I’m doing.
Most of the competition was into bulk popcorn because of the major increases in the Drive-In Theatre Outlets.
If a movie isn’t a hit right out of the gate, they drop it. Which means that the whole mainstream Hollywood product has been skewed toward violence and vulgar teen comedy.
I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting. That’s how much a son wishes to avenge his father. That is how much two young people can love each other.
And now, I still really don’t care that much but now I have music playing all the time at home, which is a first for me. Whatever. Everything from Ani DiFranco to Dave Matthews to Jack Johnson and Norah Jones.
Artists are traditionally resistant to labels.
A goal without a date is just a dream.
Milton H. Erickson
To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world – that I am able to change it in positive ways.
Maxine Hong Kingston
Because our fight has been for such a long time we are isolated from the world, even after reconstruction we don’t have much attention from people outside.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
I can remember in early elementary school when the Russians launched the first satellite. There was still so much unknown about space. People thought Mars was probably populated.
I put the words down and push them a bit.
I said we are going to balance an $11 billion budget deficit in a $29 billion budget, so by percentage, the largest budget deficit in America, by percentage, larger than California, larger than New York, larger than Illinois. And we’re going to balance that without raising taxes on the people of the state of New Jersey.
We lived, ate, and breathed pop songs.
I like getting toilet paper thrown at me.
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to us but time, which even he has who has nothing else.
And, as a matter of fact, I am the chairman of the Amadou Diallo Foundation.
I had an opportunity with Baltimore to make it to the World Series, and that didn’t happen.
When Bill Clinton was in town, he sent over a balanced budget.
Only as an individual can man become a philosopher.
I’m really thankful and complimented when people come to me and say, thank you for the great times for all these years. But I don’t think about it as being a leader.
So an autobiography about death should include, in my case, an account of European Jewry and of Russian and Jewish events – pogroms and flights and murders and the revolution that drove my mother to come here.
The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self-centered. It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea.
Logic is not a body of doctrine, but a mirror-image of the world. Logic is transcendental.
What we heard today was not fiscal leadership from our Commander-in-Chief, what we heard today was a political broadside from our Campaigner-in-Chief.
So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Ritual is necessary for us to know anything.
They become the keepers of the mystery. They place themselves between the communicants of the religion, and the immediate experience. And then they dictate the terms on which you can have contact with this wonderful mystery. We don’t dictate those terms.
The truth is you can have a great marriage, but there are still no guarantees.
A man endures misfortune without complaint.
I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book.
Cigarettes, I won’t do cigarettes, nicotine will kill ya.
I maintain that nothing useful and lasting can emerge from violence.
If even dying is to be made a social function, then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe without disturbing the party.
I believe in the separation of church and state, absolutely. But I don’t believe in the separation of public life from our values, our basic values, and for many of us, our religious values.
It’s their story, and I got to be the guy in the back while they were in the foreground.
When they are preparing for war, those who rule by force speak most copiously about peace until they have completed the mobilization process.
There is more pleasure in loving than in being beloved.
I think everybody dreamt somehow to make a film in Hollywood, you know.
In live action movies, you just hope that everything works. Because the actor may had a bad morning and doesn’t play good, or accidents happen continuously. Many things contradict what you are trying to say. But in cartoons, nothing contradict what you want to say.