Top Quotes About Anything
I was never trained for anything.
What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
Conversion for me was not a Damascus Road experience. I slowly moved into an intellectual acceptance of what my intuition had always known.
Greetings and death to our enemies.
I always know my lines.
It just seems like that because I do a lot of independent films that don’t get to the mainstream.
So that what you tend to see is someone like a Rush Limbaugh, he’s the classic case because he’s the most successful, he didn’t sort of like come out of his mother’s womb with the highest ratings in the country.
I had a hard time going back to school after T2. I really didn’t want to go to private school.
It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active.
John Philpot Curran
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
And it also became clear that these conditions of inequality and historical injustice have given rise to a feeling of hate in the world – a deeply felt hate that cannot easily be overcome with a few good words.
I had always said to myself that forty was the cut off point of my apprenticeship which may for some people sound like a very long one, but the novel as art is a middle-aged art.
Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.
Richard M. Sherman
I’ve had an exciting time; I married for love and got a little money along with it.
A trusty comrade is always of use; and a chronicler still more so.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Oh, well, in Los Angeles everybody is an actor, or a producer, or a writer, or a director, or an agent, or… So everybody understands the hours.
Finally, I want to make the point that we are Republicans. We are the majority. It is going to be a little more difficult because we have to govern and come up with ideas.
Special emphasis should be laid on this intimate interrelation of general statements about empirical fact with the logical elements and structure of theoretical systems.
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it.
There is one thing that matters, to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Logan Pearsall Smith
No parent is there forever. So I won’t be here forever with these kids.
Envy comes from people’s ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
Sin does not stop God’s grace from flowing, but God’s grace will stop sin.
We went to a small lake, Bass Lake. It was beautiful. It was perfectly still when we got there in the morning. The fog was lifting off the water. It was just magical. And we did catch some fish, 13 fish.
Some people try and tell you what the songs are about and it bores me to death.
Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.
I’ve always been fascinated by the operation of memory – the way in which it is not linear but fragmented, and its ambivalence.
We all know what happens to first ladies who shoot their mouths off.
Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing.
A closed mouth catches no flies.
Miguel De Cervantes
I’m still the little southern girl from the wrong side of the tracks who really didn’t feel like she belonged.
I have had the good fortune to see how my articles have directly benefited some farmers and helped build markets for their products in a way that preserves land from development. That makes me a hopeless optimist.
Instinct is untaught ability.
While the vast majority of hackers may be disinclined towards violence, it would only take a few to turn cyber terrorism into reality.
I love giving gifts and I love receiving them. I really like giving little kids extravagant gifts. You see their little faces light up and they get excited. If it’s a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands.
There are plenty of beautiful girls who don’t photograph well.
The negative is the equivalent of the composer’s score, and the print the performance.
Go forth a conqueror and win great victories.
I just noticed recently that in one book after another I seem to find an excuse to find some character who, to put it idiotically simply, is allowed to talk crazy.
Once again the mastermind was Lionel Curtis, and the earlier Round Table Groups and Institutes of International Affairs were used as nuclei for the new network.
Markets as well as mobs respond to human emotions; markets as well as mobs can be inflamed to their own destruction.
Owen D. Young
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
Chris and I care about each other and we’re still friends. Tom is the most incredible man in the world.
But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I’m a husband and a father.
Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.
The will to label will always prevail over what’s being labeled, usually at the expense of either truth or understanding.
The only difference between me and those other great Yankees is my skin color.
By fighting a limited, defensive war, America permitted the enemy to endlessly re-supply their field armies.
Nguyen Cao Ky
To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
It took the United States until 1920 to give women the franchise and another 40 or 50 years to start utilizing women’s potential. How many women of incredible potential did we fail and what achievements were lost to all because we never tapped that potential?
James E. Rogers
Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.