Top Quotes About Anything
If I have enough money to eat I’m good.
Technology has to be invented or adopted.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
W. H. Auden
Politics is the art of the possible.
Otto von Bismarck
Let’s get one thing straight: there’s no such thing as the Bristol sound.
Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth.
The concept of industry domination of regulatory agencies was well known and documented in the literature by the 1960s.
One of the most interesting aspects of the film project was collaborating with so many people – directors, filmmakers, and writers – over a five-year period. I learned that there are two components to this.
If you have any trouble sounding condescending, find a Unix user to show you how it’s done.
Man, as we know him, is a poor creature; he is halfway between an ape and a god and he is travelling in the right direction.
And that’s why, you know, it’s players like Randy Moss that unfortunately put a stain on the entire league.
If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him.
Even so, one step from my grave, I believe that cruelty, spite, The powers of darkness will in time, Be crushed by the spirit of light.
Nothing is old, nothing is new, save the light of grace underneath which beats a human heart. The way of feeling, of understanding, of loving; the way of seeing the country, the faces that your father saw, that your mother knew. The rest is chimerical.
I felt totally released from the need to make it as an actress. I had experienced complete fulfillment in something that had nothing to do with me being in the spotlight.
The color of somebody’s skin or the way he wears his hair or clothes has nothing to do with anything.
Judge Mills Lane
I don’t quite have the energy for extra curricular activities. I have to pace myself a little bit more.
When war comes, two things happen – profits go way, way up and all perishables go way, way down. There becomes a market for them.
The next morning we saw nothing of the enemy, though we were still lying to.
The best players will play. That’s the way it will always be.
There are incalculable resources in the human spirit, once it has been set free.
Hubert H. Humphrey
No matter what a woman’s appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what she is saying and taken to individualize – as her personal problem – observations she makes about the beauty myth in society.
My books were always full of ink blots, always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures, which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task.
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Words like feminism or democracy scare me. They are words with barnacles on them, and you can’t see what’s underneath.
Inflation outstripped real wages for people who work for pay from others.
Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people.
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
And the separatist terrorist organization, PKK, had easy access to Turkey to, inside Turkey.
There is nothing wrong with intellectual differences flowing from freedom of thought as long as such differences remain confined to intellectual debates.
In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand how little grace is earned and how much given.
When goods are exchanged between countries, they must be paid for by commodities or gold. They cannot be paid for by the notes, certificates, and checks of the purchaser’s country, since these are of value only in the country of issue.
So uncritically do we accept the idea of property in culture that we don’t even question when the control of that property removes our ability, as a people, to develop our culture democratically.
Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.
I’ve done all of them except for Oprah. My shoes were on Oprah but they ran out of time so I wasn’t on. I left my shoes in Chicago so they could put them on the show.
Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself – with a smile.
J. B. Priestley
By philosophy the mind of man comes to itself, and from henceforth rests on itself without foreign aid, and is completely master of itself, as the dancer of his feet, or the boxer of his hands.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
It was the biggest inflation and the most sustained inflation that the United States had ever had.
Paul A. Volcker
I’ve only been doing this fifty-four years. With a little experience, I might get better.
Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.
Franklin P. Jones
They knew that Roosevelt and the Democratic party made a difference on them, on their quality of life issues, and they believed in that. But today it is completely different.
Richard M. Daley
I didn’t want to tell the tree or weed what it was. I wanted it to tell me something and through me express its meaning in nature.
A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man – he must view the man in his world.
Uneasy lies the head that craves the crown.
There is nothing more dangerous than the conscience of a bigot.
George Bernard Shaw
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love being irreverent. But I hate being irrelevant. I love being irreverent because at the end of the day your actions belie your intentions.
It is not necessary to deny another’s reality in order to affirm your own.
Anne Wilson Schaef
In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence, ignorance is generally the aggressor.
I hate war… for the dictatorships it puts in the place of democracies, and for the starvation that stalks after it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Basically I say a few prayers before a game and let that direct me, not superstitions.