Top Quotes About Anything
I played baseball because I could make more money doing that than I could doing anything else.
Then, you were supposed to discover the city, where they were. But because somebody like skeletons. And that they discovered that they were at a cheap price, we used too many skeletons all over the place, and the public got the wrong message.
I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it.
Shmuel Y. Agnon
One answer is that the town’s elected officials thought that the project served a public purpose and that the various subsidies and favors were worth the price. But they may or may not have thought this.
The thing about For Better or Worse is the only thing that made me an okay director for that is that I have a sense of humor, and it was supposed to be funny.
Pollock was well known, certainly, but for all the wrong reasons. He was known as much for being wild and unconventional in his working methods as for being a great artist.
But human nature is not to be totally changed even by such a force as the Reformation.
William A. Neilson
I tend to be a subscriber to the idea that you have everything you need by the time you’re 12 years old to do interesting writing for most of the rest of your life – certainly by the time you’re 18.
Skype is easy enough to use so that people don’t need to be tech savvy – a lot of users just want to communicate with their friends and family, and they find this is the easiest, cheapest way.
Well, fear and homophobia are both pervasive.
Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
I was trying to be very at ease in this arrogant person, and very worldly, but something human came into the part. I hate to say that. I wanted to be totally worldly.
My goal as an artist is to always be true to who I am and give my fans music they will enjoy for a lifetime.
The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, “Is there a meaning to music?” My answer would be, “Yes.” And “Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?” My answer to that would be, “No.”
I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don’t think any one will deny us.
Louisa May Alcott
Government works less efficiently when it begins to grow out of control and takes on more and more of the responsibilities that belong to the citizens.
Let’s use the energy of this historic year to propel us toward our shared vision of a greater Boston.
I knew style and content went hand in hand.
I had short hair for a while, but I ended up loving it.
The history of the Church of Rome is a constant leakage of members into such breakaway cults, which go on splitting.
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
That money talks, I’ll not deny, I heard it once: It said, ‘Goodbye’.
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.
It seems to me that there are two kinds of trickery: the “fronts” people assume before one another’s eyes, and the “front” a writer puts on the face of reality.
For those of us who have lived abroad and seen our nation in a highly competitive 21st century, and kind of see where this world is going – unless we are able to strengthen our core, we’re going to see the end of the American century. And that is totally unacceptable.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life.
It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university, ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.
The true portrait of a man is a fusion of what he thinks he is, what others think he is, what he really is and what he tries to be.
Knowing that you’re the one who’s been rejected, God it makes you feel isolated. I defy anybody not to be a bit upset. I felt as though I’d walked into the house trailing all this baggage.
Because of Mozart, it’s all over after the age of seven.
Yes, I’m your governor now. I’ll take care of you.
When our boys come home from France, we will have the hags flung out.
W. A. Spooner
My skin is hard when it comes to my music. But with my movies, I’m still a virgin in a lot of ways. I’m not used to being shot down for no reason.
There is no wider gulf in the universe than yawns between those on the hither and thither side of vital experience.
As they say, anything can happen in the World Wrestling Federation.
Religion can make it worse. Are you supposing that if people were encouraged to believe in a transcendent reality, and to be encouraged by grand rituals and music and preaching, to love their neighbors, then they would put jealousy and frustration aside?
The fight ended. For both was victory. For both there was defeat.
People were actually approaching me on the street and thinking that I was an athlete. They couldn’t quite place it, but a runner, or swimmer or something.
It is but a poor eloquence which only shows that the orator can talk.
Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That’s what we’re doing.
I usually do one con a year as a GoH and try to make the World Fantasy Convention for business purposes. Last year I went to a worldcon for the first time in two decades. I may go again this year.
Alan Dean Foster
It was both Abraham’s and the Jews’ privilege also that they should have this promise to all generations.
Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.
James H. Douglas
I’m the most misunderstood, misquoted person I know, honestly.
James Brown is the reason I play guitar.
Not a single time have we gotten a right from Congress or from the President. We get them from God.
A writer’s ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary readers for ten readers in ten years’ time and for one reader in a hundred years’ time.
I remember when my mother pointed to a stone, and she said this was the kind of stone people used to place on the feet of the baby girls to stop them trying to climb away and unbind their feet.
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
The contracts are structured different than athletes in America, but for me, it was good to move on and go back to playing in the premiere league, which is the best league. It was disappointing, as far as the team goes, but for me, there wasn’t much I could do.
Unlike metaphor, metonymy does not try to fuse images together.