Top Quotes About Anything
I think a lot of times it’s not money that’s the primary motivation factor; it’s the passion for your job and the professional and personal satisfaction that you get out of doing what you do that motivates you.
This is a physical thing that is fixable. I know, I’m a survivor. Believe me, there was no way I thought I could survive. There are answers out there that need to be found.
With that in mind and in celebration of National Prayer Day, today I have proposed in the House of Representatives a Constitutional Amendment that would restore voluntary prayer in our Nation’s schools.
President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security.
Lee H. Hamilton
I just think we want to stay healthy, and I don’t think we think about a sense of urgency. We realize how old we are, we realize we’ve been playing this game for a long time, but you know what? We’re not done yet.
It is necessary to get a lot of men together, for the show of the thing, otherwise the world will not believe. That is the meaning of committees. But the real work must always be done by one or two men.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
Watch me when people say deaf and dumb, or deaf mute, and I give them a look like you might get if you called Denzel Washington the wrong name.
The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.
Yes, I was correctly quoted in saying I introduced sex into films in the 20’s, but it was sex in good taste and left a great deal to one’s imagination.
Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains.
We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
I don’t think anyone really says anything new.
I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings.
No, our greatness does not come from our government.
High office teaches decision making, not substance. It consumes intellectual capital; it does not create it. Most high officials leave office with the perceptions and insights with which they entered; they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make.
Henry A. Kissinger
I don’t really feel part of any particular movement.
Fears and lies intensify consciousness.
For years and years I have done the work I was born for.
Revolutions demand enormous sacrifices and, at the same time, create a new need to change the world again.
You don’t always make an out. Sometimes the pitcher gets you out.
The kind of thing I’m good at is knowing every politician in the state and remembering where he itches. And I know where to scratch him.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
I have a fine level of recognition in the business and among the acting community now, so I consider myself one of the lucky ones. If I didn’t think that, there would be something wrong with me. I’m grateful and thankful for what I’ve got.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Not because they were servants were we so reserved, for many noble persons are forced to serve through necessity, but by reason the vulgar sort of servants are as ill bred as meanly born, giving children ill examples and worse counsel.
You have to know composition to be a good improviser.
I do like to live in other people’s homes. I enjoy being a guest. I am an inexpensive guest. When one lives in another’s home he can enter into the psychic kingdom of that person.
People tell me there are a lot of guys like me, which doesn’t explain why I’m lonely.
If people want to compete for leadership of a religious group, they can compete in piety. A chilling thought. Or funny.
Good, bad mediocre or whatever it is, if a director wants me in his movie, I take it as a compliment.
Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I usually have a title in mind before I start.
I’ve concentrated for a long time on English films because I’ve got two kids but my oldest son is 11 and I think I’m going to be away for about four months of year now.
I’ve been a little more fortunate, perhaps, than a lot of people have, for the simple reason that I’ve constantly been moving: so nobody can hit me – you know what I mean? Protesting is not the answer – not along those lines.
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
Robert Louis Stevenson
In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world.
Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity.
Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.
You very seldom see a picture where you watch the process of falling in love.
If we dismiss from our minds the prejudice we may have against the Indians we shall be able to more clearly understand the impulses that govern both races.
Nelson A. Miles
The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.
It ain’t about if he knocks a guy out. It’s about how he knocks a guy out. It’s the style, the improvisation.
He would use amphetamines to stay awake because he would have late night maneuvers that would go way into the early morning hours and he was given pills to stay up for the long hours.
I was born on Wellington Avenue and my family that remains lives in the Lake Shore Drive area.
Now on a personal level with things like the California Tax Commission… I really think if people started banding together and saying no to this it could snowball and that could really help.
To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.
Alfred Russel Wallace
There are patriots who opposed the war in Iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in Iraq. We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.
My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.
Robert Louis Stevenson
In God, the characteristics of men and women that we admire in men and women are combined. That’s been a traditional Catholic teaching that God is the combination of opposites.
Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption.