Top Quotes About Anything
I sort of understood that when I first started: that you shouldn’t repeat a success. Very often you’re going to, and maybe the first time you do, it works. And you love it. But then you’re trapped.
Hey, you must be doin’ good, ’cause I never hear from you.
If one is rich and one’s a woman, one can be quite misunderstood.
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.
If I don’t feel like writing today or for a few days, I don’t. And I don’t think about it. It is not an obligation-it is the greatest privilege.
To vanquish without peril is to triumph without glory.
After 1929, so many people had been traumatized by the stock market crash that there was a lost generation.
I prefer working on films. I like the variety. There is nothing better than playing a bad girl for two months, then playing someone sweet for the next two. Films give you this opportunity.
Patience has its limits, take it too far and it’s cowardice.
When I speak of “cycles,” I am referring to lengthy intervals of relative homogeneity, if not in the resolving of problems, than at least with respect to the consistency of their capacity to productively irritate.
Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks?
I try to speak in everyday language. I feel like God has gifted me to take Bible principles and make them practical.
One of the most powerful devices is to distort time, to go from human time to atomic time, geologic time. Sometimes you can actually accomplish that, with one unexpected word choice.
People can only do what they are ready to do when they are ready to do it.
We are in the business of gathering the news. We’re not in the business of talking about the news.
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it done with enjoyment, was the carver happy while he was about it?
No civilization other than that which is Christian, is worth seeking or possessing.
Otto von Bismarck
Landscape is to American painting what sex and psychoanalysis are to the American novel.
Chemistry is not anything an executive producer or writer can orchestrate or plan; you just hope for it.
David E. Kelley
Listening to medical facts was not enough. People wanted one hundred percent guarantees.
The reason why I buy into the Democratic Party more than the Republican Party is because there are over 2,000 verses of Scripture that deal with responding to the needs of the poor.
There is no point in me worrying about what Bloomberg or Badillo will do.
Let’s be real: It’s just TV; it’s just entertainment.
War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
The first step towards philosophy is incredulity.
Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.
Henry Van Dyke
When I start getting close to the end of a novel, something registers in the back of my mind for the next novel, so that I usually don’t write, or take notes. And I certainly don’t begin. I just allow things to percolate for a while.
It’s important to e alive in those moment, especially when you’re doing something you love to do.
The drive toward economic nationalism is only part of the general revival of nationalism.
I was the Secretary of State of New Jersey in November 2000. I paid careful attention to the challenges that stemmed from inadequate voting systems in various places.
If you look at the data, the inner city that was the riot zone lost 55,000 jobs in the ten years from 1992 to 2002, instead of gaining a surplus of 50,000.
The purpose of all wars, is peace.
Progress is only possible if the United States and its allies work together.
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
I am infinitely grateful to the life which privileged me.
The violence in society, I’m afraid, is perpetrated by the people at the top.
History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.
Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own.
There is a lot of good quality music being made and from this tour and the touring we’ve been doing over the 10 years there has definitely been a big pickup in people showing up, especially in girls 18-24.
Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.
Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
Francis of Assisi
Every invalid is a prisoner.
I play the way I do because it allows me to come up with the sickest sounds possible. That’s the point now isn’t it?
Oftentimes what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don’t understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well.
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
If I felt we had alienated the Unionists, it would worry me because we’ve spent a great deal of time trying to open up discussion and dialogue with the Unionist Parties.
There are so many things to take into account – your ambition, your ego, the press, the consumers. You can never be sure that you’ll be on top of the pile again.
I guess maybe another gift I have is a great work ethic.
The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become.
William Arthur Ward