Top Quotes About Anything
I think that American people really know how to pursue fun, they really know how to have a good time. Japanese are somewhat more reserved than Americans, so I’m jealous.
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
I’m sure there’s going to be some material from This Is Not Going To Be Pretty. I usually use that song to just introduce myself to the audience, although the patter in between the song is always different.
To the contrary, I think we bent over backwards to press for elections and for democratic reform.
Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man.
I always say, dare to struggle, dare to grin.
It may be said, let him take Money at Interest, and not buy at Time. But then Men must be found, that will lend; the Legislative must provide a Fund to borrow upon.
How it shaped my perception is this: I have become so indelibly identified as a character in pop culture that it has forced me to go deeply within myself to get a very very rock solid sense, to myself, of who I am.
The Bible is the only credible guide either as to the real relationship between man and the earth and the great Creator of both or concerning the purpose of the creation of both.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who’ll get the blame.
I am on sabbatical as of right now, been too busy to think of about my OWN needs as of late.
So too, in forming a constitution, or in enacting rules of procedure, or making canons, the people do not merely passively assent, but actively cooperate. They have, in all these matters, the same authority as the clergy.
At the day of judgment we shall all meet again.
Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim.
To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.
You don’t sit down and write a wish list about the person you are going to fall violently in love with. It just doesn’t work like that.
Enhancing revenues will help us improve education and solve our infrastructure problems.
For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty.
My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?
In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures.
I think it’s unfortunate to have critics for friends.
When once an Indian sees that his food is secure, he does not care what the chief or any one else says.
What we have to get clear to kids is that when you offer your stillness and open yourself to the experience of music, it pays you back more than you give.
David Ogden Stiers
Well, we didn’t have our original drummer on our last record. And most of that album was not played as a band in the studio. It was mostly the world of computers and overdubs. There was very few things played live or worked out as a band.
Never relinquish the initiative.
Charles de Gaulle
Worry – a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse; it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
I cannot tell you much about the picture- it depends on so many things, the first of which that comes to my mind is: splendid as he is, is there too much of Spencer Tracy.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I have always believed in dialogue and in nonviolence, and if you look at my background you will see that it has always been my policy to talk to everyone.
America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.
The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people, health care, middle-class concerns. We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country.
If you think technology can solve your security problems, then you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology.
Where as in animation you have to kind of do a series of drawings in between to complete the movement.
Every happiness is a hostage to fortune.
And there is such a thing as a decathlon high. It’s like a rock rolling down hill, picking up momentum. You get better and better.
We’ve gotta give Richard Williams a lot of credit – to give us two number one champions is a phenomenal feat.
But everyone I know reaches a point where they throw out their arms and go beserk for a while; otherwise you never know what your limits are. I was just trying to find mine.
Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
The introduction of many minds into many fields of learning along a broad spectrum keeps alive questions about the accessibility, if not the unity, of knowledge.
Nobody took me too seriously but I was grown up even as a baby.
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
I think people are sick and tired of all the abuse songs, and drug addiction, we want to bring to world a big fat smile.
I’m not as far along as Jack Nicklaus was at this age, but I’m trying.
The country was not focused on terrorism before September 11th.
A girl’s got to do what she’s got to do to make somebody pay her a compliment. If that means moaning ’til the cows come home, then so be it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I have just got a new theory of eternity.
When one burns one’s bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.
As time goes on we get closer to that American Dream of there being a pie cut up and shared. Usually greed and selfishness prevent that and there is always one bad apple in every barrel.
Overseas, America’s fighting men and women have been waging war against those who would attack America and plunge the world into a period of darkness, and their success can easily be seen.