Top Quotes About Anything
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
However, it required some years before the scientific community in general accepted that flexibility and disorder are very relevant molecular properties also in other systems.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Edgar Allan Poe
The weather and my mood have little connection. I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter.
We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs.
The World Coming Down tour was around four years ago, and other than the wear and tear we’ve all sustained in the last four years, nothing much has changed.
The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Being unemployed is not good for an actor. No, it isn’t, no matter how unsuccessful you are. Because you always remember getting fired from all the restaurants. You remember that stuff very, very strongly.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle.
But it then very soon became clear that the response of a war against terrorism, initially conceived of in a metaphorical sense, began to be taken increasingly seriously and came to entail waging a real war.
The grounding in natural sciences which I obtained in the course of my medical studies, including preliminary examinations in botany, zoology, physics, and chemistry, was to become decisive in determining the trend of my literary work.
Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
In some cases, the casting directors have casted blindly and have not looked into my ethnic background.
There are a few people, but a diminishing number, who still believe that Marxism, as an economic system, off era a coherent alternative to capitalism, and socialism has, indeed, triumphed in one country.
UF is Utilization Flight. That got put in the manifest quite some time ago.
Linda M. Godwin
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
Disney had such a hold on the mind of America-they were Adolf Hitler. The whole country thought Disney was some sort of god and that animation was some sort of pure thing for children.
Seeing the family is a very important part of my weekend.
Now that copyrights can be just about a century long, the inability to know what is protected and what is not protected becomes a huge and obvious burden on the creative process.
I’ve been looking at the iPod- the Apple iPod. One of the interesting things about the iPod, one of the things that people love most about it is not the technology; it’s the box it comes in.
Judaism is a conspiracy against all races.
Between parts I was too old for and roles that were too overwhelming, out of reach then for my voice. I carved out a niche with the Wagnerian repertoire since I am attracted by its theatrical intensity.
Nature is the art of God.
I joined the air force. I took to it immediately when I arrived there. I did three years, eight months, and ten days in all, but it took me a year and a half to get disabused of my romantic notions about it.
Happiness is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you; it will never come. But if you pay not attention to it and go about your business, you’ll find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your lap.
I think that’s one of the things that has always put me in kind of an odd niche. It’s that all of my understanding of orchestral music is via film, not via classical music like it’s supposed to be. To me it’s the same, it doesn’t make any difference.
A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.
E. O. Wilson
Accomplishment is such a patronizing, dangerous word, isn’t it? I haven’t really accomplished anything. The most accomplished thing I’ve done is to have lived this long – 81.
My initial interest, just prior to my work on cytokines, was on cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity, mostly with respect to the cells that populated these reactions.
The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery.
Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble, I sort of became a momma’s boy.
It’s supposed to be fun, the man says ‘Play Ball’ not ‘Work Ball’ you know.
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we’re hardwired not to always think clearly when we’re scared. And the country’s scared.
Power is what men seek and any group that gets it will abuse it.
I would like to work with Jack Nicholson, before it’s too late.
Nothing dries sooner than tears.
Well, I mean, bread, I mean, I’ve got to have bread too to live.
I’d always thought the Rats were good fun, but one of the very nice things about being of Saga age is that I can actually look back and think, When I was younger I was in a great band. It was always a collective thing.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
We can play politics, or we can reduce crime.
In psychoanalysis, only the fee is exactly what it seems to be.
Yet since the 1950s, little has been done to prepare for our country’s current or future energy needs.
You know, when you can play with the greatest players of that particular era, you look forward to going to the ballpark. I mean, you thought it was great to be there in the clubhouse. You thought it was great to be on the field.
Because his basic idea that he got from the study of gall wasps is that everyone’s sexuality is unique.
Yes, I took up the guitar when I was about 14 or 15, in high school.
But computers have changed the world for everyone, so there will be some way of working it out.
I further value this gift as it gave me an opportunity to accept this distinguished honor in a country so devoted to this cause and whose history marks a wonderful chapter in world development.
Frank B. Kellogg
I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome.
For the earliest period of the history of Israel, all that precedes the building of the temple, not a trace can be found of any sanctuary of exclusive legitimacy.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy’s tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes.
William Makepeace Thackeray