Top Quotes About Anything
I would work as a cook, get a little money, then open another restaurant.
Even from a very early age, I knew I didn’t want to miss out on anything life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous.
I didn’t do anything at the Queen, whom I admire.
The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other.
H. G. Wells
A film based on a jolly good John Grisham book is fine, but I like to get a bit under the skin.
Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
The emitters of the spectral series are without exception single atoms, not compounds of atoms.
Of course, I also attribute some of my hearing loss to being in the infantry in World War II. It’s probably a combination of heredity and noise exposure.
We are all mediators, translators.
My father wasn’t a very good lawyer. He thought the law was sacred and something that was meant to help people. He didn’t charge people like he should have… which is why I was allowed to play bars and strip joints when I was 14.
If only people who are ideologically committed to a particular outcome argued to the courts, the law would be worse off.
There were a lot of bad feelings when Lindsey first left the band. But there’s been a lot of healing going on, growing up, maturing. The bond is a great deal stronger than what we first thought.
I’m fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God. Our fight now is against the Americans.
Osama bin Laden
But with writing, all you need is a pad of paper.
When you’re old, you are more certain of who you are, and that may be a good thing or a bad thing.
The concern is over what will happen as strong encryption becomes commonplace with all digital communications and stored data. Right now the use of encryption isn’t all that widespread, but that state of affairs is expected to change rapidly.
Whenever somebody comes up with a good idea, there’s somebody else who has never had a good idea in his life who stands up and says, Oh, you can’t do that.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Mmm, I love Yoda. I didn’t like Jar Jar Binks though, he was all wrong.
The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God; the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness.
The hardest that I’ve laughed at a movie was probably Team America. I laughed ’til I thought I was just gonna throw up. I almost had to turn it off.
In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won’t be able to do this.
If you feel like it’s difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
E. B. White
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
Youth itself is a talent, a perishable talent.
I was asked about doing a nude shoot for men’s magazine GQ. I thought it was the funniest thing I’d ever heard.
I longed to break out of the system and do different roles.
When my parents separated, I was very grateful.
To declaim freedom verses seems like a poem within a poem; freedom requires guns, it requires arms, but no feet.
Most Americans approach the problems of the Middle East with a pro-Israeli bias – and rightly so.
Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime.
People go to see a film because it’s a great story and it’s visually exciting to watch.
In July of 1983, I left Washington, DC area and have had minimal contact with Judge Clarence Thomas since.
We all hoped in 2001 that we could put in place an Afghan government under President Karzai that would be able to control the country, make sure al-Qaeda didn’t come back, and make sure the Taliban wasn’t resurging. It didn’t work out.
The darker the character, the more interesting.
I am not a painter, nor an artist. Therefore I can see straight, and that may be my undoing.
Usually, about 85 percent of what the tabloids report is a lie. Over the last year, I can truly say it has been 99 percent.
When they write about real stuff like my custody battle, that’s no fun. Some things have leaked out about accusations that have gone back and forth and that’s just mean. It’s a tactic.
Get the habit of analysis – analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.
That business of relaxation, which is so terribly modern today, is all good and well, but my work interests me so much, and is so varied, that many times it seems relaxing when I go from one aspect to another.
I just needed a job. Before being hired as an usher at the CBS Theatre, I didn’t even know there was a show business!
To be honest, I am not happy about all the publicity.
Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact. At one point, the only connection I had with the audience was with people out there lighting cigarettes.
If the word ‘No’ was removed from the English language, Ian Paisley would be speechless.
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
In what way can a revelation be made but by miracles? In none which we are able to conceive.
William S. Paley
Television is a young person’s medium.
And ultimately the people who produce my records, they know that they’re here to serve the purpose of me expressing who I am at this period of time and augmenting that or pulling it forward and I love that process.
I always enjoyed going into the holodeck.