Top Quotes About Anything
I love to play for audiences that are simply made of people rather than so-called special people.
I can’t hit a ball more than 200 yards. I have no butt. You need a butt if you’re going to hit a golf ball.
I remember those great days when we were at $176 million before the Reagan Revolution came to town.
El Salvador is a democracy so it’s not surprising that there are many voices to be heard here. Yet in my conversations with Salvadorans… I have heard a single voice.
I recently read some of the transcripts of Nixon’s Watergate tapes, and they spent hours trying to figure out who was leaking and providing information to Carl and myself.
On average, the Chinese, Koreans, and Japanese are more similar to each other and are different from Australians, Israelis and the Swedes, who in turn are similar to each other and are different from Nigerians, Kenyans, and Jamaicans.
J. Philippe Rushton
People have no idea what a hard job it is for two writers to be friends. Sooner or later you have to talk about each other’s work.
An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth.
The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.
We are like violins. We can be used as doorstops, or we can make music.
Beauty is that which is simultaneously attractive and sublime.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of merit; but the case of song-writing is, I think, one of the few.
Edgar Allan Poe
I’m slammed with an identity that can no longer say a word; mute with responsibility.
The other aspect is that you become much more aware of the structural problems that pertain to that continent. You feel the need to act to try and solve them.
No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.
We get too soon old and too late smart.
Frank Kelly Freas
Agency by agency, we frequently have lost a bit of ground, at least to inflation-but had it not been for the efforts we’ve made to educate people about the importance of science, technology and advanced education, those predictions very well might have come true.
I came to Hollywood and nobody knew me. I was on a coupla TV shows.
The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
Henry Ward Beecher
Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.
I don’t think a movie today that captured all the things that we did in the seventies could come close, because it’s like asking to recreate the seventies and the audience sensibilities and that’s impossible.
Paul M. Glaser
I think each one of us has committed to improving.
A good listener is usually thinking about something else.
If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong.
Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.
I hadn’t worked for a year when I had my Prison Break audition and it was the easiest audition I’ve ever had. I got the script on Friday, went to the audition on Monday and got the part on Tuesday. I was shooting the pilot a week later. I didn’t have time to be nervous – it happened so quickly.
Where there is no property there is no injustice.
Who knows the minds of men and how they reason and what their methodology is? But I am not going to extrapolate from the General Conference backing out on my book and make it a personal issue.
We’ve got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We’re phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards.
Michael D. Barnes
Over the last several quarters we have been growing faster in Asia and Europe than any other place on the planet. We have 18 percent of the global PC share, about 12 percent in Europe, and 8 percent in Asia.
You can’t be afraid of failure and you can’t be afraid of success, because either one gets in the way of your work.
Dave Van Ronk
In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning myself at this day with what appears at first sight and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling.
Arthur E. Waite
The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil, political and religious rights of an Englishman.
I love what I’m doing.
The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases. Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian countries, both exports and imports are growing substantially.
It’s always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it’s always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades.
We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.
I see Earth! It is so beautiful!
You know, I had my mother and my father convincing me that he would be going back to Hollywood and he’d be back with the actresses and dating them and that he wasn’t serious about me at all. So I had him saying one thing to me and my parents telling me something else.
Attempts have been made from a study of the changes produced by mutation to obtain the relative order of the bases within various triplets, but my own view is that these are premature until there is more extensive and more reliable data on the composition of the triplets.
I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent.
As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Elegance is refusal.
The introduction of political pluralism often quickly led to bad results.
You know when they have a fishing show on TV? They catch the fish and then let it go. They don’t want to eat the fish, they just want to make it late for something.
For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better, you will most undoubtedly grow worse.
Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty.
Bobby is really the one who did all the editing on that stuff. And he did all the mixing. I particularly like the record we did with Logic because Scott Harding did a great job mixing it. He’s really a killing engineer.