Top Quotes About Anything
I’d rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
Ah, mastery… what a profoundly satisfying feeling when one finally gets on top of a new set of skills… and then sees the light under the new door those skills can open, even as another door is closing.
From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.
I think I have already signed some scrap of paper for every man, woman, and child in the United States. What do they do with all those scraps of paper with my signature on it?
In every parting there is an image of death.
Also a portion of my sales go directly to Greenpeace.
I like to hang out with my friends. I love music. I like to go to the movies. I like to eat. I like to cook.
I’m the youngest in my family, and everyone is very funny, and I was always trying to keep up with them. I just loved making people laugh.
I had a kind of meandering little career, and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen.
I’m cute – and God I hate that. Because that’s not cool. I’m like your niece, and nobody wants to date their niece. It’s the chubby cheeks. The whole reason people voted for me on American Idol is because I’m an everyday, normal girl.
We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook?
Don’t get it right, just get it written.
Life certainly points it out to you – ‘you can go this way or the other way.’ You have to decide and it’s a very strong decision because, would you sleep well knowing that you’re living in the best place, but you’re letting the place where you should live alone?
Gael Garcia Bernal
What do you mean by faith? Is faith enough for Man? Should he be satisfied with faith alone? Is there no way of finding out the truth? Is the attitude of faith, of believing in something for which there can be no more than philosophic proof, the true mark of a Christian?
Clifford D. Simak
I think the degree of alienation and despair is more universal.
I think Stills has been playing better than ever. I know a lot of it sounds self-serving, but he truly has.
If you assume that it was a valid experiment, then its disintegration reveals a very substantial part of what has been found since then, including the fact that you can get heat generation at high temperature.
It distresses me that parents insist that their children read or make them read. The best way for children to treasure reading is to see the adults in their lives reading for their own pleasure.
I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes while reminding us of what used to be.
When I hit that pavement at 70 or 80 mph those suits just ripped.
Every government is run by liars and nothing they say should be believed.
I. F. Stone
Jim mentioned I was an ALEC member, and that’s correct.
The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design.
Daniel Keys Moran
I’m fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes – the finer things of life – would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.
Coretta Scott King
Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.
I’m just experimenting with every different type of music you can imagine and seeing where my voice lies and what sounds best. I think when I do finally do the album it will be very eclectic – just loads of different stuff on it. That’s what I am hoping.
My hard work and excellent training entitled me to be a better actress than some of my competitors.
If a man’s fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
The only thing that would change would be the year, the names. It just got to be a repetitious life.
I’m big on research.
James L. Brooks
People just want to hear some common sense… and I bring to bear the experience in local government and state government and national government – I was the first woman in history on the Senate Finance Committee – not to mention the diplomatic international experience.
Carol Moseley Braun
All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
I decided that adventure was the best way to learn about writing.
What’s the good of a home, if you are never in it?
When you start using senses you’ve neglected, your reward is to see the world with completely fresh eyes.
It doesn’t really matter to me how I make a difference, I just wanna make sure that I do.
I know I am at the end. I shall never get better, dear.
Now will I rehearse before you a very ancient Breton Lay. As the tale was told to me, so, in turn, will I tell it over again, to the best of my art and knowledge. Hearken now to my story, its why and its reason.
Marie de France
Tax what you burn not what you earn.
If music leaves any impression at all, it does so without regard to stylistic issues.
Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them.
Always wanted to be an actress or work with animals and now I get to do both.
My life would be in danger if I return to Mexico.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
I only want people around me who can do the impossible.
If you’ve never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.
Even as far back as when I started acting at 14, I know I’ve never considered failure.
I’ve always liked Atlanta. And not just for the strip clubs, but the shopping and the food.
There is a sort of elation about sunlight on the upper part of a house.
I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you’d say, ‘Where? What?’ and turn away.
Christina G. Rossetti