Top Quotes About Anything
I was regarded as the school freak which further reinforced a lot of inhibitions and doubts I had about myself. I was a shy, frightened teenager for a long time.
The dead should be judged like criminals, impartially, but they should be allowed the benefit of the doubt.
Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down.
In two decades I’ve lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.
There’s an incredible fascination for that and that goes with violence and everything else in pictures.
Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants.
The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large numbers to black-and-white movies anymore – which is a great shame, but I’d love to make a black-and-white movie one day.
And, gentlemen, they have not yet done so, and it is quite clear that no Americans, no people in the world probably, are going to war with the Soviet Union.
The point is that there is tremendous hypocrisy among the Christian right. And I think that Christian voters should start looking at global warming and extreme poverty as a religious issue that speaks to the culture of life.
I believe that nothing comes of nothing, even in Shakespeare. I wanted to know where he got the matter he was working with and what he did with that matter.
The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The one thing that I’m in charge of in this wedding is the food.
I really believe that you could do horror very inexpensively. I don’t think it has anything to do with the effects, the effects are not the most important parts.
George A. Romero
People say I play real loud. I don’t, actually. I’m recorded loud and a lot of that is because we have good engineers. Mick knows what a good drum sound is as well, so that’s part of the illusion really. I can’t play loud.
The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves.
William Wells Brown
My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now in the back room blowing up balloons for kids’ parties.
Ultimately in the end, it’s the director’s choice.
I’m lazy. But it’s the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn’t like walking or carrying things.
A great proportion of the wretchedness which has embittered married life, has originated in a negligence of trifles.
I’m not a drug addict. My wild period wasn’t about drugs; it was about sexual freedom.
I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn’t make it worse.
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
With the situation now, people might be intrigued to see how a country coped with war all those years ago.
Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I don’t want people to sit and process the song. I want them to just let them bathe over them.
Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in the face of awful adversity. Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God.
My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me.
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.
I think part of the problem is the education system doesn’t work – it’s not accountable.
But having set myself these goals, I had to work really hard to achieve them.
The quality of the Lord’s church on earth, cannot be seen by any man, so long as he lives in the world, still less how the church in process of time has turned aside from good to evil.
We’ve gotta give Richard Williams a lot of credit – to give us two number one champions is a phenomenal feat.
There definitely is that element of guys who like to party and have a good time and… putting off for as long as possible the idea that they’ll actually have to settle down.
To put it better, we believe the radar gun will get you drafted, but you have to pitch to get to the big leagues. Tools will get you drafted, but you have to be able to play to get to the big leagues.
The constitutional questions are in the first instance not questions of right but questions of might.
The people of our city are holding on by a thread. Time has run out. Can we survive another night? And who can we depend on? Only God knows.
Do not look at stars as bright spots only. Try to take in the vastness of the universe.
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
Jean de la Bruyere
No one has as much luck around the greens as one who practices a lot.
Chi Chi Rodriguez
It wasn’t conscious, but I guess that one book is the reaction to the other. The first is so imprisoned in a male point-of-view, and the second is a point-of-view that can go anywhere it wants.
Listen, wait, and be patient. Every shaman knows you have to deal with the fire that’s in your audience’s eye.
And at ten, or whatever time, in the morning we had the press conference, what we knew is there had been an incident at Three Mile Island, that it was shut down, that there was water that had escaped but it was contained.
James Brown is the reason I play guitar.
I love playing big rooms. There’s nothing like it. It’s a power trip.
Even though the outcome wasn’t the way it should have been, publicly I still feel in my heart I won the Sugar Ray Leonard fight.
If Poindexter made a comment to me like that, it would have been in the context of once the authorized program is approved there would be no point in having any of these private benefactors any longer.
Robert M. Gates
Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.
Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.
Unless something real cool comes along, I will probably be doing features, so long as I can make a living doing that. Otherwise, I will do another show.
The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state, for labor is toil that never finishes, toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed, toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process.