Top Quotes About Anything
I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.
Insight is the first condition of Art.
George Henry Lewes
Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
The problem is that I don’t want to add another record to the world that is not necessary to be published, except to make some business. There has to be a musical reason.
It’s weird, because usually if you’re British and you go to America you play baddies; but I play naughty people here and goodies in America.
Each of us, face to face with other men, is clothed with some sort of dignity, but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart.
We have to get away from the class warfare and recognize that we are growing jobs by helping small business.
This haunting idea of becoming a celebrity doesn’t settle well with me at all.
Did I feel naked being naked? Yeah. Totally.
The thing that surprises me most is, you cannot change who you are.
We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness that’s going on between the East and West. We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal. Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast.
Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question – I struggle with it morally.
I have never had problems sleeping the night before a race.
But, people are recognizing me more. Sometimes fans just approach me on the street and say how much they love the show. It’s great to get that kind of feedback.
All serial killers want to win. They choose victims they can kill successfully.
Microbes are doing things we didn’t even know they could do 10 years ago.
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things.
So it’s like starting over again, but I look forward to the challenge.
Somebody must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen upon me to do so.
Ida B. Wells
We have the largest economy and the strongest military in the world. Our core values of freedom and opportunity are ascendant around the globe.
Spanish alone was understood or spoken here; our friend, the countryman, stuck to us most nobly, he understood us not a bit better than the rest but saw that we were in distress and would not desert us.
Acid wasn’t getting a whole lot of bad press at the time, and as I saw the whole bad-press thing happen, I became aware that the government had done a whole lie on all the other benign drugs as well. It became clear to me that the government wanted no real drug education.
Well, pioneers always suffer. I don’t care who is the first to embark upon things. For instance, settlers that settled the West, Western Canada and the U.S… they went though hell doing it, but it had to be done.
The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest. It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.
Am I sounding better or am I just getting used to my voice?
I’m a fun father, but not a good father. The hard decisions always went to my wife.
She is up there with the best of them. I can only talk about my experience, but it was genuinely special.
Unless we abandon elements which resemble a police state, we can’t meet the demands of being a modern society.
Ahmet Necdet Sezner
A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.
Nudity is the uniform of the other side… nudity is a shroud.
Actually, in its purest form, Islam is incredibly tolerant. That makes what’s going on in the world really bizarre.
There is no telling what is going to happen in the music business in the next few years, hours, minutes, seconds. Giving artists the chance to produce and distribute their own material is great, very empowering. The technological changes that are happening so rapidly now, amongst all the opinions, are in truth, only two things, inevitable and unstoppable.
All civil rights and the right to hold office were to be extended to persons of any Christian denomination.
What is a movie star? It is an illusion. It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn’t real.
Jean Claude Van Damme
In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness?
I understand why some kid in his bedroom in Wisconsin thinks downloading songs couldn’t hurt anyone. True fans will buy the CD or go see the movie after downloading, but to say it doesn’t affect anyone – come on.
Dr. Flint had sworn that he would make me suffer, to my last day, for this new crime against him, as he called it; and as long as he had me in his power he kept his word.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
By what right do you refuse to accept the vote of a citizen of the United States?
Before the arrival of the Credit Union, people who were from the poor background or a working class background couldn’t borrow from banks.
I went out with this boy on the proviso that he didn’t tell anybody we were together. The idiot didn’t keep his mouth shut. I dumped him. I never went out with a boy from school again.
I remember that, although I was full of fervour, I didn’t have the slightest inkling, even at forty, of the deeper side to the movement we were pursuing by instinct. It was in the air!
And should think freedom more to prize, than all the gold in world that is.
Bear Valley is the hidden treasure of the Sierra.
The privilege of being at the university for four years is something I’ll always treasure.
God may be subtle, but he isn’t plain mean.
We have to be able to criticise what we love, to say what we have to say ’cause if your not trying to make something better, than as far as I can tell, you are just in the way.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
As a result of the current universal benefit, the poverty rate for seniors in America is about 10%. Without the universal benefit, it would be over 50%.
There is a comfort zone of knowing where things are going and having characters in place, but the action gets more and more dramatic and is very challenging to describe.
Jerry B. Jenkins
I do small cameos here and there but nothing that requires more than a paragraph of talking, because I’m just an amateur. The movie is a whole different reality.