Top Quotes About Anything
I would love to see as many of the black players as possible in today’s Major League Baseball make every effort to go to the Negro Leagues Museum and get a first-hand view of how it all started.
Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well, I have impeccable paranoia credentials.
To re-live these characters would be wonderful, because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process.
If nothing is to be done in the given situation, he must invent plausible reasons for doing nothing; and if something must be done, he must suggest the something. The unpardonable sin is to propose nothing, when action is imperative.
Charles Edward Merriam
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The secret of a successful newspaper is to take one story each day and bang the hell out of it. Give the public what it wants to have and part of what it ought to have whether it wants it or not.
Herbert Bayard Swope
I think my playing has been orchestral throughout the years, and this is another way of expressing that. But I primarily see it as the ultimate accomplishment of a musician. Composing makes me feel like I’ve finally gotten all the way up the ladder as a musician.
Patience, the beggar’s virtue, shall find no harbor here.
I think this can be a championship team. But we do have to take it one game at a time. You can’t look at the end of the road before you get the next foot in.
I think we can allow the therapeutic uses of nuclear transplant technology, which we call cloning, without running the danger of actually having live human beings born.
There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.
I can’t talk about foreign policy like anyone who’s spent their life reading and learning foreign policy. But as a citizen in a democracy, it’s very important that I participate in that.
I am not religious. I do not believe that personhood is conferred upon conception. But I also do not believe that a human embryo is the moral equivalent of a hangnail and deserves no more respect than an appendix.
I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
And given that there’s been probably a ten-fold amount of information about terrorism through the media than there has about climate change; I think that’s quite an interesting statistic.
We haven’t had a slew of artists, but the artists we do come out with have always had the same momentum.
Alison Krauss is definitely my favorite singer that’s ever lived. I’ve never heard anyone like her.
It was important to me to find a label that wouldn’t back out after a first single. Everyone’s so used to hearing me with Hootie, they’re going to be skeptical.
But, when I was about thirteen, I began to sort of sing in my neighborhood.
In the first instance, therefore, global terrorism created a kind of global community sharing a common fate, something we had previously considered impossible.
Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
Celebrities say the darnedest things.
I don’t care what the critics say or think because I care for and love my fans.
Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.
But if you really want to get involved in making a difference, you can stay at home with your family and have a job and make a reasonable living without having to be on an airplane all of the time, then you ought to go back home and run for School Board.
I have been blessed to see visions of eternity; and events in my future that have been important for me to foresee, have been revealed to me.
But the advice was not taken – Johnstone did emigrate to Canada, and did mortgage his pension; and I fear – though I failed to trace his after history – that he suffered in consequence.
I get strangely obsessed about the cleanliness of my house.
Northern white people love the Negro in a sort of abstract way, as a race; through a sense of justice, charity, and philanthropy, they will liberally assist in his elevation.
James Weldon Johnson
The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.
I lost a lot of territory I really enjoyed having, but there was no doubt I had to do it to help Democrats.
My grandmother always told me you must keep to your old roads and stick to your original friends and just go through smooth, be careful and stay positive.
Most of the slaves, who were thus unconditionally freed, returned without any solicitation to their former masters, to serve them, at stated wages; as free men. The work, which they now did, was found to better done than before.
Sometimes people need a kick in the pants to get them to do what they would be doing if government weren’t there as a perpetual parent.
You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade.
This is the heart of my argument: We can put more pressure on the antagonist for whom we show human concern.
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
I don’t believe we own our children, they’re their own souls who make their own choices, we just guide and support them.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
He saw us play a few times in fact. I did this song called I Can’t Keep From Crying Sometimes, and Jimi loved it. He paid me a huge compliment when he told me that he was thinking of doing something similar himself!
Mr. Speaker, Delaware River’s regional ports handle approximately 58 million tons of cargo yearly.
The real reason I run is to bring honor to Jesus.
Acquaintance lessens fame.
I like to work. The self-esteem and satisfaction that I get from working makes me a better person, which makes me a better mom. I feel lucky because I have the luxury of working only one or two days a week.
I can walk down the street all day and people look at me, but they don’t talk to me or stop me.
I go from stool to stool in singles bars hoping to get lucky, but there’s never any gum under any of them.
It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.
It seems like all the good looking people have smaller dogs these days. Especially for the women, because they always come in with their little Chihuahuas and the guys come in with their Golden Retrievers.
There are people who can start having very powerful experiences without taking psychedelics. It can happen against their will. This is a universal phenomenon.
I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes, and a vehicle often helps to do that. I have a relationship to car culture. It isn’t really about loving cars. It’s sort of about needing them.