Top Quotes About Anything
I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne.
Moon Unit Zappa
Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality; he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side. Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal.
As a life’s work, I would remember everything – everything, against loss. I would go through life like a plankton net.
It’s hard to see your own face without a mirror.
Every man makes a god of his own desire.
We wait here to meet the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam to discuss together a ceremony of orderly transfer of power so as to avoid any unnecessary bloodshed in the population.
Duong Van Minh
No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor.
Because Larry, by then, was a drummer, who would sort of get bored and tired, and rather stand up and blow kisses to people. So we needed the bass to sort of drive along.
Democrats and Republicans alike support our military personnel.
Yes! ready money is Aladdin’s lamp.
In regards to The Haunting, people compared it to the old movie, which is unfair. We didn’t have the rights to the movie. I couldn’t duplicate a single thing because that would have been legal infringement.
Jan de Bont
By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
If it wasn’t for the military I probably would not have ever come to Bosnia for vacation.
The heart and soul of the company is creativity and innovation.
Life is too short to be living somebody else’s dream.
Everyone thinks they can write a play; you just write down what happened to you. But the art of it is drawing from all the moments of your life.
We’re not going to baby sit a civil war.
If an ass goes travelling he will not come home a horse.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose their direction and begin to bend.
Walter Savage Landor
Whenever I start to really think about what I’m playing, I may play it better musically, but the feeling isn’t there.
And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi – that numbers confer unlimited rights, that they take from some persons all rights over themselves, and vest these rights in others.
The object of pure physics is the unfolding of the laws of the intelligible world; the object of pure mathematics that of unfolding the laws of human intelligence.
James Joseph Sylvester
I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice – in giving a failure another chance.
James Cash Penney
Because I get nervous all the time. It’s weird but I think it’s fun and it’s refreshing. It’s always good to be that way. That keeps me appreciative of everything.
What makes me laugh? Richard Nixon always made me laugh.
We are not angels. Nor are we the devils you have made us out to be.
Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
E. M. Forster
In 29 years, I had recorded over 2,200 songs. I was amazed.
We are in favor of greater free markets.
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
I’m thinking to myself, I just love doing the art, it takes me a morning to do.
Public interest in most of the Middle East was slight at that time; the Arab-Israeli conflict was all that people were interested in and that was not my specialty.
I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases.
J. Michael Straczynski
A dead end can never be a one way street; you can always turn around and take another road.
We know that there are various activities important to the insurgents in Iraq that are occurring in Syria.
Trees are your best antiques.
A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Music and the music business are two different things.
Society is unity in diversity.
George H. Mead
Somebody once said, you have to wait 20 years before you can tell if a movie’s any good or not so that’s probably true.
I’ve never made plans for more than a day ahead.
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
Booker T. Washington
There are always some doubts when you do a new album though. You wonder whether you succeeded or not, especially when you waited as long as I did for this one – seven years. You’re never really sure if it will be a nice record or not.
A demagogue is a person with whom we disagree as to which gang should mismanage the country.
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
I think money in general hurts all sports.
Writing is hard work, but a lot of fun, too. It allows me to live out some of my fantasies.
Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something.
The man whom God wills to slay in the struggle of life – he first individualizes.