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.
In short, the proposition that God was in any way involved in our creation is effectively outlawed, and implicitly negated.
Phillip E. Johnson
Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
I get obsessed by little nerdy things in my corner that no one else is interested in.
I like to feel the burn of the audience’s eyes when I’m whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone.
It may not necessarily reflect my current frame of mind. Sometimes I have to put myself at the point in time of the voice that I’m trying to sing with.
Well, first, I didn’t kill Dr. King.
James Earl Ray
Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
You know that look women get when they want sex? Me neither.
Theater is far superior to film in poetry, in abstract poetry.
Film, therefore, is part of society, not distant from it, easy to experience for people regardless of class.
It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
If you are looking down while you are walking it is better to walk up hill the ground is nearer.
Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.
I think it will be truly glorious when women become real people and have the whole world open to them.
I continued studying by myself in the field of jazz with my own technique of improvisation, walking bass lines, rhythms, all kinds of stuff, which I created for myself.
A barrier is of ideas, not of things.
In fact, I heard Bird first, and had got well into listening to him. You know, it’s the kind of accidental thing that awareness of a player is: what’s available, what somebody happens to play for you.
I shall suggest, on the contrary, that all communication relies, to a noticeable extent on evoking knowledge that we cannot tell, and that all our knowledge of mental processes, like feelings or conscious intellectual activities, is based on a knowledge which we cannot tell.
The problem with Yanks is they are wimps.
Everybody likes Johnny Cash. I think the sad part of it is his health is givin’ him problems.
If you’ve really loved a book, or a movie for that matter, really loved it, what you want is that same book again, but as if you’ve never read it. And when you get something unfamiliar, you feel betrayed.
Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current.
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.
Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
We said, there’s another second gone, there’s another minute and another hour and another day, when, as a matter of fact the second or the minute or the hour was never gone. It was the same one all the time. It had just moved along and we had moved with it.
Clifford D. Simak
I’m like the universe; either expanding or contracting at any given moment. The most that I had put on was about 35, 36 pounds, and I’ve taken all of that off.
But now I have a lot of little kids who watched Invader Zim whenever they could find it on television.
The noble man is only God’s image.
In survey after survey, the Iraqi people say, ‘We want to choose our leaders.’
I’ve always been a bit of a sound freak in the movies I’ve done.
The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
Robert E. Lee
The music and everything we’re doing on the stage and on television backs itself up. If that’s what gets people’s curiosity going or brings their attention to us, that’s fine.
France cannot be destroyed. She is an old country who, despite her misfortunes, has, and always will have, thanks to her past, a tremendous prestige in the world, whatever the fate inflicted upon her.
I am the most un-French Frenchman you will ever meet.
My favorite actresses were Geraldine Paige, Anne Bancroft and Kim Stanley.
90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1,000 of them.
Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
It came from God, and so is Christ true, and Christ is thy God, who is in heaven and awaits thee.
A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
W. E. B. Du Bois
The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.
For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
A measuring jug is also vital when cooking rice, as this is always measured by volume rather than by weight.
Faith is like a kernel of wheat.
Joe Bob Briggs
I play a detective, very close to myself actually.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
An artist is he for whom the goal and center of life is to form his mind.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
All those days of waiting on tables until I could get a role on Broadway, all that time going to school taking lessons, and all those years of being a nobody following a dream-and now here it is.
Marcia Gay Harden
I’ve been fortunate. I don’t pick scripts. Scripts pick me.
Today, currently, business owners can go out and find out if the person they are hiring is eligible to work here or if they are not. We need to think about how we are impacting workers.