Top Quotes About Anything
If I have enough money to eat I’m good.
Now that I’m taking some time off from school, I’ve been reading a lot to make sure I don’t forget everything. It’s mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors, directors and writers from the ’40s and ’50s.
Well, there’s been plenty of ultimatums, and one thing that we better be very clear is that we can’t continue to have the kind of defiance of the United Nations, the defiance of the international community that we’ve had.
Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets, some of the mountains, rivers, streams, etc. were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti. Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony, a real ceremony.
I really liked working with Sean Paul; he is a very attractive guy, very hot. He was fun; the chemistry was really great, it was great to be in the moment.
People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it – walk.
One hundred and ten years from now no one who is here now will be alive.
I’ll give you an example. Henry, the old black guy who cooks the corn bread, he worked on the railroads for about 20 years so he knows how to lay and build track.
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it’s done, they’ve seen it done every day, but they’re unable to do it themselves.
You’re at the top of your game if you do comedy.
We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in colour and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.
J. B. Priestley
I was in the game for love. After all, where else can an old-timer with one leg, who can’t hear or see, live like a king while doing the only thing I wanted to do?
We are increasingly recognising and accepting, respecting and celebrating, our cultural diversity.
I’ll take a redrum with a rellik please.
It’s not to hurt anyone, but basketball can be rough.
Sometimes if you get ’em too drunk they don’t pay no attention to what you’re doin’ anyways, so you might as well just do old songs. But if you get one that’s paying attention, sometimes we’ll do some new material.
So much of life, it seems to me, is determined by pure randomness.
If a university official’s letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she’s given the speech – which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech – is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech.
The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
It is frightening that in recent years such an increase has occurred in acts of terrorism, which have even reached peaceful countries such as ours. And as a “remedy”, more and more security forces are established to protect the lives of individual men and women.
You need three or five hands to play Ligeti.
You don’t notice the referee during the game unless he makes a bad call.
For the first half of my adult life, I was a Democrat.
You must pay for your sins. If you have already paid, please ignore this notice.
And I wasn’t a journalist any more than I was a trained nurse.
You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
The trick is to try and justify every word on the page and make sure my character is the man who would say that.
My films are the expression of momentary desires. I follow my instincts, but in a disciplined way.
Sometimes there’s a snobbery among literary types that these people don’t really get it, but in a lot of ways they get it more than the literati. There’s a culture in the background that they understand and know. They get that deeper level.
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.
Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
Conduct, which involves a decision of the ultimate fate of the agent cannot be based on illusions.
But I made no efforts to organize my supporters to hold on to the apparatus. Consequently I was soon expelled and my followers, who did not change coats overnight, quietly left or were expelled from the party.
Heart disease continues to be the number one killer; cancer, the number 2 killer, not far behind. The tragic aspect of these deadly diseases is that they could all be cured, I do believe, if we had sufficient funding.
The easy way out is to approve an early retirement plan one year but not pay out sick and vacation time to deserving employees until three years later. Unfortunately, later is now.
Democracies must have equilibrium… and the entanglement of politics and information must be minimized.
In the best fiction, the language itself can become almost invisible.
I owe very, very much to Mozart; and if one studies, for instance, the way in which I write for string quartet, then one cannot deny that I have learned this directly from Mozart. And I am proud of it!
The Lord had been very gracious, and spoke peace to me in the time of my distress, and I now most ungratefully turned again to folly; at times I felt sharp reproof, but I did not get low enough to cry for help.
We wanted to guide the musicians, so we could create our own sound. We would never let the band just go in and play the chord sheets. We were very focused on what we had in mind for these productions.
The will to label will always prevail over what’s being labeled, usually at the expense of either truth or understanding.
Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?
No, I do it all, but I do love to play solo.
I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up!
It’s a massive motor in a tiny, lightweight car.
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
Jorge Luis Borges
I believe, as Lenin said, that this revolutionary chaos may yet crystallize into new forms of life.
Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself.
Even private persons in due season, with discretion and temper, may reprove others, whom they observe to commit sin, or follow bad courses, out of charitable design, and with hope to reclaim them.
Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb the steep where Fame’s proud temple shines afar?
Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact.