Top Quotes About Anything
I would love for TNT to run the whole season at one point. I don’t think that’ll ever happen, though.
It was hell to go through what I went through. I didn’t know I had so many friends. Many people gave a damn about my situation. They helped cure me.
People tell me there are a lot of guys like me, which doesn’t explain why I’m lonely.
We will not rest until the wooden stake is punched through the heart of the Enron lawsuit against us.
In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures.
But you know, really, if you think about it Roger and I and all critics really have one absolute essential part of our credentials and that is that you believe that that is actually what we think.
I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.
I always think change is important in a character. The most dynamic choices that you can make for a character are always the best ones.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Thought is constantly creating problems that way and then trying to solve them. But as it tries to solve them it makes it worse because it doesn’t notice that it’s creating them, and the more it thinks, the more problems it creates.
I’ve been listening to a lot of Hollies stuff lately, and it’s beginning to sound pretty good to me.
The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.
H. L. Mencken
The Green Party represents that majority point of view within the U.S.
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
Alfred North Whitehead
I was surprised that the TV series was popular itself, but after that it went on to become more popular over the years and thus it seemed eventually that they would turn it into a movie.
Paul M. Glaser
Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
Greatest hits is easy because one has nothing to do – except that we both, Roger and I, felt that new songs should be there because I’ve been away for awhile.
The first organised opposition by women to women’s suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
My mother would take groups of students to different countries and always brought us along, so by the time I was 10, I had been to Russia, China, Nicaragua and several other countries.
As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.
Shmuel Y. Agnon
I’ve been in show business for 50, no, 60 years. I was approached in school to join a variety act.
You’re born with two strikes against you, so don’t take a third one on your own.
A good composer does not imitate; he steals.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
When a man assumes leadership, he forfeits the right to mercy.
Nothing said to us, nothing we can learn from others, reaches us so deep as that which we find in ourselves.
Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from.
Every one lives by selling something.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Happiness, to some, elation; Is, to others, mere stagnation.
Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media.
The right to swing my fist ends where the other man’s nose begins.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
Anybody can pilot a ship when the sea is calm.
Navjot Singh Sidhu
Even befor doing this film, I’ve always been interested in mythology.
I got a wife who likes expensive things, so she takes all the cash.
The more cynical you become, the better off you’ll be.
Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying.
Simone de Beauvoir
Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie.
The hankering of the mind is irresistible.
The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
And, of course, in the Philippines there were so many thousands of Americans that were captured by the Japanese and held and who were rescued by Filipino Americans, or Filipinos I should say, and by U.S. troops near the close of the war.
I like comedy, I love it very much, I love laughing.
There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times, and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a shilling, it is the labor of the poor and not the high and low value that is set on gold or silver, which all the comforts of life must arise from.
Bernard de Mandeville
I’m constantly having to be vigilant with a depressive tendency, an addictive tendency.
I was in my office when – on 9/11. I think I had a number of meetings scheduled. I was just getting to know the bureau. And somebody walked in and said the first plane had – or a plane had struck the World Trade Center, one of the towers.
If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said “No.”
When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes, I begin to think of the victims of intact ones.
Peter De Vries
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.
The destiny of our society is yours to make and you have a vastly greater importance to the world than we do.
The best thing to do is stare it in the face and move on. We have to face our fears and plow through. I think taking chances takes a lot more courage than staying stagnant and doing what’s safe and comfortable.