Top Quotes About Anything
I was lucky to come from a difficult area. It teaches you not just about football but also life. There were lots of kids from different races and poor families. People had to struggle to get through the day.
My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was.
We are fans because the game also appeals to our local pride, our pleasure in thinking of ourselves as, yes, Americans but nonetheless different from residents of other towns, other states, other regions.
My first guitar was a Gibson Challenger.
The Bollywood distribution system is so corrupt that they have trouble making money off movies. So they sell shoes that an actress stepped in. If they turned up the amps some, maybe they could sell the actresses.
I loved the opportunity to play for the Yankees, too.
But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence, whose votary I was destined to be for life – namely, Beauty.
When we are touched by something it’s as if we’re being brushed by an angel’s wings.
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
Though public pronouncements of Israeli officials emphasize peace and mutuality, unilateralism actually drives Israeli actions.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Our civilization has evolved through the continuous adjustment of society to the stimulus of new knowledge.
John Boyd Orr
It is still true that it is easier to compose a poem in the form of a manual for adjusting a VCR than it is to write a piece using just tuning as a symphony.
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
I’m playing one of the principal roles, which gives you more clout and more confidence.
I often heard about his cases and I often sat in on his trials. In the late 1960s when I was growing up I wanted to be a crusader like him but I didn’t want to wear a suit and commute.
Do not be misled by the fact that you are at liberty and relatively free; that for the moment you are not under lock and key: you have simply been granted a reprieve.
It’s been a tremendous ride. My 15 years, my 15 minutes of fame, is up.
But, when the work was finished, the Craftsman kept wishing that there were someone to ponder the plan of so great a work, to love its beauty, and to wonder at its vastness.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
It’s not my job to be popular. I’m goal-driven; my job is to get results.
People make jokes about my bosoms, why don’t they look underneath the breasts at the heart? It’s obvious I’ve got big ones and if people want to assume they’re not mine, then let them.
Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate… but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins.
It was all I lived for, to play baseball.
Maybe something can be saved, something can be done.
I like animals. I like natural history. The travel bit is not the important bit. The travel bit is what you have to do in order to go and look at animals.
I feel that my playing on the first album was probably some of my best.
The Halifax area has long played a major role in Canada’s military operations, being the port of departure for convoys, naval task forces and army units over the past 100 years or so.
The pressures, I don’t really like to think about the pressures, I like to solve them, you know what I mean. I could sit here and complain about pressures but nobody wants to hear about pressures.
For people who have… had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded. The small-minded and me.
All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.
But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy?
We in the West do not refrain from childbirth because we are concerned about the population explosion or because we feel we cannot afford children, but because we do not like children.
A novel’s whole pattern is rarely apparent at the outset of writing, or even at the end; that is when the writer finds out what a novel is about, and the job becomes one of understanding and deepening or sharpening what is already written. That is finding the theme.
The Loved One has been the most underrated film I’ve worked on.
Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.
There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
Whoever has an original thing to say, it is sort of a threat to the status quo.
Nobody now is going from department to another department. Only Walt did that. I was very fond of him, really.
Kosovo today is closer to Europe than other countries in the region of South Eastern Europe.
She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can’t wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you.
You must rouse into people’s consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.
Marquis De Vauvenargues
It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
The next day I was put on paid leave from my new job at Louisiana State University. This is very painful to me, though once again I understand the circumstances in which my employers find themselves in light of these actions taken against me.
Hitchcock loves to be misunderstood, because he has based his whole life around misunderstandings.
We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge.
I get to actually experience what it would be like to be a psycho, which is not a fun one, or to be a cowboy, or to be a weird character of some sort. For me, it suits me. It suits my personality. I’m an emotional kind of person anyway.
As lawmakers, we must assure the people of America that our nation will not experience the nightmare of the 2000 presidential election.
Eddie Bernice Johnson
I don’t lose my temper often; about once every twenty years perhaps.
But inspiration? – That’s when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well, have you found inspiration? – and fortunately you haven’t. But the impressions sink in, of course, and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house; that was done many thousands of years ago.