Top Quotes About Anything
If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love. He tried to break racial barriers.
After all, enforced national bilingualism in this country isn’t mere policy. It has attained the status of a religion. It’s a dogma which o-ne is supposed to accept without question.
Man is the only animal that blushes – or needs to.
I took my daily swim at the Beverly Hills Hotel pool despite the presence of onlookers.
I never analyze why I was with one woman instead of another.
How vivid is the suffering of the few when the people are few and how the suffering of nameless millions in two world wars is blurred over by numbers.
Edwin Way Teale
Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you’re feeling festive?
Mention Hubert Sumlin, as well, because Hubert’s a great man, and again, you know, I don’t play the guitar very good, but when I’m playing this kind of music, I always have him in my mind. I wish I could play like Hubert.
And here in Los Angeles, once again, I’m going to go down and be a witness. There’s a guilty plea. I don’t mind being on the witness stand, but I think they mind it a lot.
I think they are paying a lot more attention to news now, by the way, in part because of national-security issues. A lot of young people have friends or family in the military today.
Part of the problem is when we bring in a new technology we expect it to be perfect in a way that we don’t expect the world that we’re familiar with to be perfect.
I’m not trying to take Cate Blanchett down.
Big results require big ambitions.
For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog, while, for many people in the West, it is still a living lion.
Winners are different. They’re a different breed of cat.
Money is not real. It is a conscious agreement on measuring value.
John Ralston Saul
It works in the comic book, but as the audiences have gotten older and more sophisticated, I think the stories need to grow up with them. This is a story about a couple of rival gangs and what goes wrong in a couple of days.
Immortality Device has been tested and researched by medical researchers all over the world from time to time. They email me and told me what they found. I post their results sometimes on my site.
To be misunderstood can be the writer’s punishment for having disturbed the reader’s peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
Nowadays, in the contract that actors sign, you have to agree that you’re going to do a certain amount of publicity-the hard part they don’t pay you for.
Democracy for us tends to be has to do with who shouts the loudest!
He who avoids complaint invites happiness.
That’s probably the biggest secret of acting: If the actor believes it themselves, they can make you believe it.
It the British System is the most gigantic system of slavery the world has yet seen, and therefore it is that freedom gradually disappears from every country over which England is enabled to obtain control.
Henry Charles Carey
So few people are truly themselves when they’re in the spotlight.
The way you look for songs, you find yourself looking for little signals and clues about life and how things are.
Tom T. Hall
I have a different idea of a universal. It is of a universal rich with all that is particular, rich with all the particulars there are, the deepening of each particular, the coexistence of them all.
I’ve never been competitive with anybody but myself.
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
When you try to figure out what the religious right is, it ultimately comes down either to one man, Pat Robertson, or anyone who believes in a higher being and wants their taxes cut.
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.
Once you grow past Mommy and Daddy coming running when you’re hurt, you’re really on your own. You’re alone, and there’s no one to help you.
The only security for the American people today, or for any people, is to be found through the control of force rather than the use of force.
It’s inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially.
I have had the good fortune to see how my articles have directly benefited some farmers and helped build markets for their products in a way that preserves land from development. That makes me a hopeless optimist.
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
You have to enable and empower people to make decisions independent of you. As I’ve learned, each person on a team is an extension of your leadership; if they feel empowered by you they will magnify your power to lead.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.
B. F. Skinner
When one must, one can.
And exciting buildings are fine periodically.
What is fame? an empty bubble; Gold? a transient, shining trouble.
I must therefore implore your indulgence for a pretty long and plain development of my views concerning that cause which the citizens of New York, and you particularly, gentlemen, honour with generous interest.
There was no reality to pain when it left one, thought while it held one fast all other realities failed.
Today, the forces of competition, technology, and globalization have converged to spur innovation and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry.
Democrats are not about to nominate anyone who backs the tax cut, and Americans are not going to elect anyone who favors a tax increase.
You can’t really say what is beautiful about a place, but the image of the place will remain vividly with you.
From a very early period of my life I have derived the highest enjoyment from listening to music, especially to melody, which is to me the most pleasing form of composition.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman’s power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
When Tim Allen made The Santa Clause, I thought that was a delightful film. It took a modern sensibility but layered onto it a kind of sentiment.