Top Quotes About Anything
I would love to work with someone like Kevin Spacey as he could pass on what I need to learn.
Authority pisses me off. I think everyone should be able to drink and get loud whenever they want.
Today, the Muslim world is the poorest of the global powers.
If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.
That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.
Lydia M. Child
I enjoyed the opportunities, but there was no time to think.
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
J. Paul Getty
A neurosis is a secret that you don’t know you are keeping.
Men’s fame is like their hair, which grows after they are dead, and with just as little use to them.
Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
‘Evil men have no songs.’ How is it that the Russians have songs?
Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night; Lead me, O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light.
Adelaide Anne Procter
Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people’s happiness.
I have all this time between projects, and I’m not so sure that’s a healthy thing. It’s scary, because at 36 I’m woefully unqualified for anything else.
I’m in five guilds; that’s a lot of dues to pay. So I have to keep on working.
I think it’s impossible for any of us not to find television, and the political process at its best on television, compelling.
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.
What I do say is that I can write verse, and that the writing of verse in strict form is the best possible training for writing good prose.
In Washington it is an honor to be disgraced. you have to have been somebody to fall.
The body is the soul’s poor house or home, whose ribs the laths are and whose flesh the loam.
I like having the dough to come and go as I please.
I thought it was time for a tough, smart, likable female private investigator, and that’s how VI came to life.
The mind cannot foresee its own advance.
Friedrich August von Hayek
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
Henry David Thoreau
I think anyone that thought that we were coming in as a bunch of liberal Democrats to deliver more large-scale social programs was nuts. I sure didn’t expect it.
In Japan, people don’t really sing about sexual content.
I placed over a thousand deaf people in jobs throughout my career working for the deaf.
And the fact that I see so many films really seems to amaze certain people.
My aunt had a season ticket for the Friday afternoon concerts, and I would go down for lessons. My lessons were Saturday morning.
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
It is quite understandable that Puerto Ricans seek to preserve a cultural sense of identity without separating politically from U.S. national sovereignty.
You don’t seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.
I want love, because love is the best feeling in the whole world.
Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
Thomas J. Watson
Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion.
Richard John Neuhaus
In my opinion, we should search for a completely different flying machine, based on other flying principles.
Wal-Mart hires average people but squeezes above average performance and results out of them.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Don’t think for a moment that I’m really like any of the characters I’ve played. I’m not. That’s why it’s called ‘acting’.
Obsession led me to write. It’s been that way with every book I’ve ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.
Confidence and superiority: It’s the usual fundamentalist stuff: I’ve got the truth, and you haven’t.
The last months, weeks and days have seen accelerating discussions, involving the DUP for the first time, about a comprehensive agreement which would see all outstanding matters dealt with and the Good Friday Agreement implemented in full.
I have a woman’s body and a child’s emotions.
I’d ban all automobiles from the central part of the city. You see, the automobile was just a passing fad. It’s got to go. It’s got to go a long way from here.
The utter helplessness of a conquered people is perhaps the most tragic feature of a civil war or any other sort of war.
Rebecca Latimer Felton
I have continued systematically to study the Book of Mormon and Bible to understand even more deeply what God expects of me and my family while on this earth.
We don’t love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
Every man has a wild beast within him.
Frederick The Great
What the Dalai Lama had to resolve was whether to stay in Tibet or leave. He wanted to stay, but staying would have meant the total destruction of Tibet, because he would have died and that would have ripped the heart out of his people.