Top Quotes About Anything
I’d rather promote New York than anything else in this world because New York to me means the world.
I’m passionate again about writing. This is important to me; it’s got to be the comeback book.
My opinion was that if we had a common enemy we should get together commonly.
So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened.
I realized then that the generations may change but the strength of our nation remains solid.
Jane D. Hull
The more highly public life is organized the lower does its morality sink.
E. M. Forster
I’m crazy, but I’m not too crazy.
If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.
When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned.
In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
As always in a musical collaboration: One has to like each other. As simple as that.
I was beautiful. Now, because I am old, I take no shame in so saying.
I walk where I choose to walk.
I really don’t think there is anybody in the business with better eyes than Elijah Wood.
I’m not completely at ease at rapping, I can’t do it well yet.
She’s leaving when the president has one of the highest approval ratings on record. From here, it can only go down. And when it does, you know who they’re going to blame. They’re gonna blame Andy Card!
Oh well, the truth hurts, doesn’t it?
Let me just be very clear that the Republican Party will select a nominee that will beat Bill Clinton.
I work eight hours a day, but I’m not writing all that time. I’m thinking, editing, looking something up. Thinking is what I do a lot of.
Barbara Taylor Bradford
In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can’t afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
The developing science departs at the same time more and more from its original scope and purpose and threatens to sacrifice its earlier unity and split into diverse branches.
It was only when I moved to New York that I realized tall is good.
I think George Bush is one of the most duplicitous presidents we’ve ever had.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things; it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I was the classic midfield organiser who could also score goals.
We continue to have nuclear weapons relied on as a weapon of choice. If that policy were to continue, we continue to have countries who are in a security bind, if you like, or perceive themselves to be in security bind to look for acquisition of nuclear weapons.
You can’t very well live in a castle while your kin is on the poor side of town and barely have enough food. Some want you to get to the top and rely on you making it for them, too.
I’m superstitious… but not like wear the same underwear for two weeks superstitious.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author’s private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
William Makepeace Thackeray
There’s a lot to be said about what’s happening to our ocean, big companies polluting it with their oil and all the raw garbage that’s being spilled in there.
My efforts have been to not only put the Biblical incident in the original setting, but at the same time give the human touch which makes the whole world kin and which ever remains the same.
Henry Ossawa Tanner
I go outside, and I’m wearing a funky T-shirt and my hair is dirty, and people say, ‘What’s wrong with her? She needs to invest in a hairbrush.’
We are comfortable with the fact that we cannot know personally what happened in the world before we were born, yet we are uncomfortable with the notion that we will stop engaging with time at some point in the future.
I believe it to be a fact that the colored people of this country know and understand the white people better than the white people know and understand them.
James Weldon Johnson
For each letter received from a creditor, write fifty lines on an extraterrestrial subject and you will be saved.
But black people fall for that same argument, and they go around talking about law breakers. We did not make the laws in this country. We are neither morally nor legally confined to those laws. Those laws that keep them up, keep us down.
H. Rap Brown
I call him free who is led solely by reason.
Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.
No collection of people who are all waiting for the same thing are capable of holding a natural conversation. Even if the thing they are waiting for is only a taxi.
I stand up for what I believe. I don’t know if it’s always paid off for me, because I’ve been ridiculed and humiliated.
Like everything, what compels one to put pen to paper is a great question.
As everyone else, I was a fan of Pink Floyd in the sixties.
I’m a very serious person.
The media only wants to get the view of the flaming radicals because they make better copy than those of us who are more sensible. I’m a feminist and I think I’ve done a lot of good.
To me the definition of true masculinity – and femininity, too – is being able to lay in your own skin comfortably.
It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t.
What was so good about it was that the set that they originally built stayed there, and weathered over the five years. It got five summers and five winters of weather. It became more and more authentic as we worked in it, and they added bits to it.
It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.
You’ve got to stand up and do your own battles. My daddy taught me that a long time ago, that you fight your own battles. The only way to shut everybody up is to win.
I had love for Breakout; I had love for Bambaataa. I had love for Kool Herc.
It was stumbling on to really the bible of the blues, you know, and a very powerful drug to be introduced to us and I absorbed it totally, and it changed my complete outlook on music.