Top Quotes About Anything
I love to play for audiences that are simply made of people rather than so-called special people.
Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one’s government is not necessarily to secure freedom.
Friedrich August von Hayek
California is full of Mexican culture and Mexican music.
Harry Dean Stanton
He who has seen everything empty itself is close to knowing what everything is filled with.
The colors I choose there was to paint the first hotel, the Disneyland Hotel. Because of the cloudy sky we had in Paris, it had to be a particular kind of color who will fight those grey days. And also something you can see when you’re driving up ‘There it is! We’re arriving!’
Never believe that true prayer consists in mere babbling, reciting so many psalms and vigils, saying your beads while you allow your thoughts to roam.
I have a brain and a uterus, and I use both.
Actors are crazy or we wouldn’t be doing this.
The success of each of us benefits us all, and the success of us all benefits each of us individually.
I’ve always thought with relationships, that it’s more about what you bring to the table than what you’re going to get from it. It’s very nice if you sit down and the cake appears. But if you go to the table expecting cake, then it’s not so good.
And if real life was like the movies, I should have lived happily ever after.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
The league, I think, is doing well. It’s growing, it’s maturing, and it’s becoming a better league.
I am my own woman.
Exceptions are not always the proof of the old rule; they can also be the harbinger of a new one.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
The most interesting thing about change in the environment is that for the most part the environment isn’t changing.
In the 21st century, white America got a wake-up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just ‘disappeared’ as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns.
He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.
Second, the President’s popularity has not translated into increased support for the Republican party or for the policies and approaches on domestic policy championed by the President.
Thomas E. Mann
We watched the U.S. citizenship immigration services web site in March. They had six million, two hundred thousand hits, and two million people downloaded applications for citizenship. So what we’re doing is attempting to help people in that process.
I also administer the Internet Assigned Names Authority, which is the central coordinator for the Internet address space, domain names and Internet protocol conventions essential to the use and operation of the Internet.
Our current tax system is broken.
The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impressions it receives the oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones.
Julius Charles Hare
I will obey every law, or submit to the penalty.
After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood of the first settlers were cultivated, if capital and population increased, more food would be required, and it could only be procured from land not so advantageously situated.
The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed.
Considering what Americans have been confronted with in the last ten years, domestically and internationally, it’s clear that we need emotional outlets; we have to have some peace from our problems.
I cannot let this opportunity pass without placing on record how much I have enjoyed my cricket with Kent.
I think the dot-com boom and bust represented the end of the beginning. The industry is more mature today.
Growing up my mother played Sarah Vaughan and Nat Cole in the house regularly.
We found what we could at that time – the truth. If somebody else can find something else which we didn’t find, that, of course, is a duty on their part, as is the truth. It will be the truth.
John Sherman Cooper
Whatever fortune brings, don’t be afraid of doing things.
One of the key elements is the ability to be honest with yourself.
Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work, or friendship – two of life’s major assets.
Eleanor Robson Belmont
All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians.
As you look back at your life, there are just a million different things that have happened, just in the right way, to allow you to make your dreams come true. And you know, someone has all that under control.
Michael P. Anderson
A philosopher once said, ‘Half of good philosophy is good grammar.’
A. P. Martinich
I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.
That is perceptive of you, because in this country men dancers have always been viewed with suspicion. If you were an actor, a star, and a dancer, you had to be, or have a name like someone “mainstream.”
Extremists think “communication” means agreeing with them.
Email is the greatest thing.
Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one’s need to think.
We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death; but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.
Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart. Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines.
Message to Obama: Fighting the Clinton machine won’t be as easy as picking up favorable press clips.
I don’t mind not being cool.
Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals. For example, it makes no difference whether a single car drives on the left or on the right. But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!
A purely objective viewpoint does not exist in the cosmos or in politics.
On the unofficial level it was a glorious moment in our national life because young people decided that this had to stop, that they could no longer stand the shedding of blood in this tragic adventure in Southeast Asia.
If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
I find it’s impossible for me to read Proust.