Top Quotes About Anything
If stability and efficiency required that there existed markets that extended infinitely far into the future – and these markets clearly did not exist – what assurance do we have of the stability and efficiency of the capitalist system?
Joseph E. Stiglitz
A pin has as much head as some authors and a good deal more point.
George Dennison Prentice
Nothing is as seductive as the assurance of success.
You could name the great stars of the silent screen who were finished; the great directors gone; the great title writers who were washed up. But remember this, as long as you live: the producers didn’t lose a man. They all made the switch. That’s where the great talent is.
Sense is a line, the mind is a circle. Sense is like a line which is the flux of a point running out from itself, but intellect like a circle that keeps within itself.
But the good news is that out in the countryside, just about every place that’s got a zip code has somebody or some group of people battling the economic and political exclusion that Wall Street and Washington are shoving down our throats.
In Modernism, reality used to validate media. In Postmodernism, the media validate reality. If you don’t believe this, just think how many times you’ve described some real event as being ‘just like a movie.’
My problem with chess was that all my pieces wanted to end the game as soon as possible.
Bourgeois class domination is undoubtedly an historical necessity, but, so too, the rising of the working class against it. Capital is an historical necessity, but, so too, its grave digger, the socialist proletariat.
I will have an administrative system where there is no way to extricate red tape.
James Q. Wilson
Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.
What feeling is so nice as a child’s hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
A closed mouth catches no flies.
Miguel De Cervantes
I have worked closely with many of our county commissioners, mayors, local transportation officials, and others to determine project needs in the 18th District, and they deserve a great deal of thanks for today’s victory on the House floor.
I kept the same suit for six years and the same dialogue. They just changed the title of the picture and the leading lady.
Will Smith said if I ever need some help, he was there for me.
Let us face it: in the world today, money and economic strength remain more powerful arguments than the number of people you represent.
I skip through the programming to watch the commercials.
When I go fishing I like to know that there’s nobody within five miles of me.
I don’t believe gun owners have rights.
I’m excited, happy, nervous, anxious, all those feelings about playing for the Jets again. If I didn’t have high expectations, I wouldn’t come back here.
And I liked pluralist Australia. I got a taste for pluralist Australia. I like, I like Australians and I can’t believe that they’re going to go to hell because they tell a good dirty joke, you know.
I came to Playboy not expecting to stay. But after five years, I found myself really enjoying the business world, and I realized I had some skill.
When I was in middle school, some of my so-called friends found a catalogue ad I did for Superman pajamas. They made as many copies as they could and pasted them up all over school.
We are selected, but I grew up in California and in San Francisco and there was a system of electing judges.
It is terrible to destroy a person’s picture of himself in the interests of truth or some other abstraction.
We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval, unprecedented security and preservation concerns, and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education.
You finish a movie and you think, there, you’ve done it, really well, or best you can. But if you watch it, you see it was just bollocks.
I don’t consider myself bald, I’m just taller than my hair.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I enjoy watching Fear Factor, Newlyweds and American Idol as far as reality TV shows go.
As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.
Clement Clarke Moore
Contraceptives have a proven track record of enhancing the health of women and children, preventing unintended pregnancy, and reducing the need for abortion.
Among the many reasons assignable for the sad decay of true Christianity, perhaps the neglecting to assemble ourselves together, in religious societies, may not be one of the least.
We are ready to end fascism once and for all, even in spite of the Republican government.
I wanted to make these people real, not like they were in a painting. Like these are people who don’t know they’re in a period movie. Those concerns are incredibly immediate.
It’s not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us; it’s the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses.
The type of band that I have now, the type of music that we’re playing you either like it or you dislike it. If you dislike it, you probably don’t know why. By the same token, you can’t even really say why you like it.
The constant fear of a performer is to become what is reflected back at you.
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
The determination to win is the better part of winning.
It would certainly be interesting to know what the CIA knew about Oswald six weeks before the assassination, but the contents of this particular message never reached the Warren Commission and remain a complete mystery.
Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
It’s not color, it’s like pouring 40 tablespoons of sugar water over a roast.
It’s a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It’s an interesting place to be. I recommend it.
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
I wanted to do an episode about Chuck having a gambling problem. I wanted to portray my addiction on the show. But I think it’s a little edgy for Saturday night.
Their rage supplies them with weapons.
Sight and touch, being thus increased in capacity, might belong to some species far superior to man; or rather the human species would be far different had all the senses been thus improved.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Once you come and see Kiss, you either love us or you hate us.
We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity.