Top Quotes About Anything
I lust love to play football.
The discoveries of how we can grow and the insights we need to have really come from the inside out. To have genuine empathy, not as a make-nice tool but as an understanding, is essential to the next step.
I’ll just start laying out the melody exactly where I want it to fall. And then I’ll go back and fill it out. Whereas, in other pieces I’m really just going a couple bars at a time.
My first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy.
There’s a backlash against womyn that’s really bad right now.
For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors. And of course the opportunity to ‘mince about’ was an added element that I wanted to take advantage of!
When you’re a regular gal, you look in the rearview mirror, and in the bright daylight you see that line around your mouth, but when you’re an actress and you see that line up on the big screen, it’s, like, seven feet long.
The fundamental job of a toddler is to rule the universe.
There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work.
What we share with another ceases to be our own.
The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists.
H. Allen Smith
If I am a cup maker, I’m interested in making the best cup I possibly can. My effort goes into that cup, not what people think about it.
A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.
To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune, when you will gain a tear from those who listen, this is worth the trouble.
Unless artists can remember what it was to be a little boy, they are only half complete as artist and as man.
If you’re at an award ceremony, you’re against your mates.
I’m one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not sleep for many days on end, it may not be good for my health, but it definitely helps.
I’m probably one of the worst people with numbers you’ve ever met. My brothers always kid that they think I’m counting cards in Vegas, but I’m just trying to add things up.
The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
A. P. Herbert
Religion is just mind control.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another. They don’t consider it servitude.
I don’t have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. You’d be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees – I think a lot of it’s imposed from the outside. Can I have my champagne now?
I’ve always dreamed of growing up to be Amy Poehler.
If someone knows me and likes me or my work, they’re more likely to allow me to tell their story. But it also cuts the other way.
God is not glorified in any transaction upon earth so much as in the conversion of a sinner.
Oh that’s very English, that’s probably why. They just go “LOL” in America.
Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.
There is no distinctly American criminal class – except Congress.
As I grew older, I came to feel more responsible for any hardship or trouble my career caused my family.
I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying to be as truthful as possible with performances.
I only make movies to finance my fishing’.
A Christianity that is in conflict with the Scriptures isn’t Christianity at all.
To survive is to win.
Get the best people and train them well.
The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It’s not change, and it’s not hope.
They took my mother’s stomach out six months ago.
As long as every generation rises to its challenges and stands up in defense of liberty – as Americans have done in the past and as our men and women continue to do today – our nation will remain free and strong.
Nothing can happen nowhere. The locale of the happening always colours the happening, and often, to a degree, shapes it.
I worked at NBC and MTV for two years, and it was very interesting to see the comparisons of audiences and the way that I would have to present a story to the two different places.
The media works in sound bites. They can make you look like a genius or stupid.
As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings, let us begin all our work in the name of God, for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one.
Warren R. Austin
Sadly the job security of lawyers has been ruined, so they are less willing to defend political defendants.
I feel like a hostage to fortune. Not that I am complaining. I wanted to play the role. But in truth I didn’t think the show would be such a success. OK, I thought it would fail. Not because it was bad. I was confident it was good, but plenty of good things just sort of wither on the vine.
Half of all women who are sexually active, but do not want to get pregnant, need publicly funded services to help them access public health programs like Medicaid and Title X, the national family planning program.
Big studio comedies are such a headache.
How old am I? I’m as old as my mother told me. How’s that?
I played for 30 years, 20 with England and I did it by setting goals.
One of the album’s songs features Mary J. Blige, but I don’t want to talk too much about it yet. I think you will hear the music that’s been playing in my head when it comes out.
But I’m going to be a real good boy and take it day by day and try to concentrate on what’s most important to me, and that’s offering women a service.