Top Quotes About Anything
If the government decides to put your life under a microscope, do you think it won’t find something? I suspect there’s not an adult in the country who would walk away totally unscathed if every aspect of his or her life were investigated the way Stewart’s ImClone trading was.
If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
You need cliches. Cliches are what people respond to.
Our favorite: a former garbage dump converted into a riverside park. I first ran there more than 30 years ago when a marathon passed through this park that later became home to Pre’s Trail.
You just don’t luck into things as much as you’d like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities.
I don’t exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it.
J. D. Salinger
What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice.
I got very cross with the term, kitchen sink. It just meant that you invaded different kinds of houses, where it was very difficult to avoid kitchen sink.
Journalists, who are skeptical to begin with, simply do not like to be lied to or made fools of.
I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way.
You can take any one of our stories that we use right now, put western clothes on us, stick us out in the west and they’ll work just as well – any single one of them – because they’re stories about people, they’re stories about things.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
I would like just one time to be on the cover of Italian Vogue.
I acted in junior high in the junior high school group, and then when I got into senior high I was, you know, the main actor of the senior high school.
Chinese buildings are like American buildings, with big footprints. People don’t care about daylight or fresh air.
There is no post-9/11. Everything from now until the end of time is post-9/11.
Joe Bob Briggs
If, in a few months, I’m only number 8 or number 10 in the world, I’ll have to look at what off-the-court work I can do. I will need to do something if I want to be number 1.
One of the things I’m most proud of about my career is the fact I’ve managed to keep options open.
Lou Grant was pretty much always Lou Grant.
Mary Tyler Moore
Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by hurrying, or wander too long in completing it.
The pure air and dazzling snow belong to things beyond the reach of all personal feeling, almost beyond the reach of life. Yet such things are a part of our life, neither the least noble nor the most terrible.
Boys, baseball is a game where you gotta have fun. You do that by winning.
Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvellous than the land.
E. M. Forster
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there’s no question about it.
George W. Bush
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
How do you know you’re going to do something, untill you do it?
J. D. Salinger
I don’t think we ever clash but we do become frosty.
Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.
I have Graham Greene’s telephone number, but I wouldn’t dream of using it. I don’t seek out writers because we all want to be alone.
The GAO just released a report that said 22 percent of federal programs fail to meet their objectives. The truth is we don’t know how taxpayer money is spent in Washington, D.C., which is why I think we ought to put every agency budget up on the Internet for everyone to see.
Not only is Rip Hamilton an outstanding basketball player, he is also known for giving back to his community.
The fact that I’m going to be unsuccessful at times is pretty well-balanced by the fact that I’m going to be successful at others.
There was no reason to label us as anti-Semitic.
Jean-Marie Le Pen
It feels wonderful to be go back to the 1940s and recreate the whole era through my clothes, voice and body language. I am tired of playing the larger-than-life hero.
I thought Out of Action was better as a catalogue than the honeycomb because the honeycomb was like walking into one compartment and then another compartment.
I can inspire people on how to use money, how to get economically powerful.
I can understand why people get annoyed at being remembered for one thing, but a lot of actors aren’t remembered for anything. I don’t mind that.
I have a deadline. I’m glad. I think that will help me get it done.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at.
I used to be kind of bitter and jealous as well, but I get it. It’s business.
It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.
Do not wave stick when trying to catch dog.
Earl Derr Biggers
For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us.
Richard H. Baker
I want to work on respecting individuals’ dignity. Equal rights, that’s where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that’s what we need.
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
Even good people are obliged to deceive.
My field is with apex predators, hence your crocodiles, your snakes, your spiders.
When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about.
No matter how small and unimportant what we are doing may seem, if we do it well, it may soon become the step that will lead us to better things.