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.
The Jew always lives from the blood of other peoples, he needs such murders and such sacrifices.
Working with Woody Allen is like filming Howard Hughes’s will. It’s a very mysterious and strange event. You never get a peek at the whole will.
A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.
You only get one life so you might as well make it a happy one, and that’s why I tend to just jump into things. I’m sort of a fearless idiot that way.
The case decided on Thursday, though, seemed promising to takings fans because it wasn’t about compensation. It was about the requirement that any government taking must have a “public purpose.”
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.
It was my 16th birthday – my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do – write songs and sing them to people.
Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
I have learnt a lot about my body since my heart attack. I don’t drink as much now as before.
Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity – the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power.
It wasn’t a problem for me drawing humans although I had originally come to the studio with the idea that what I had to offer them was my knowledge in the drawing of animals.
The most painful thing about mathematics is how far away you are from being able to use it after you have learned it.
Most of the press is in league with government, or with the status quo.
When we are not sure, we are alive.
I was never the girl who walked down the centre of the hallway snapping people out of her way.
A bell’s not a bell ’til you ring it, A song’s not a song ’til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn’t put there to stay, Love isn’t love ’til you give it away!
Oscar Hammerstein II
Nobody does good to men with impunity.
I think there are influences that you open the door to, and influences that come under the door.
I do play drums when I’m on tour.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Any time you put a cast like this in compromising circumstances or shake it up a little bit, I think we’re all pretty close so we draw on real emotion.
Scratch a Russian, and you’ll find a peasant.
Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
In an artwork you’re always looking for artistic decisions, so an ashtray is perfect. An ashtray has got life and death.
I’ve been in beautiful landscapes where one is tempted to whip out a camera and take a picture. I’ve learned to resist that.
I go on giving interviews because I’ve been brought up to support the projects I’m involved in. When you’ve enjoyed working on a production, you want to do them a favour.
I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.
When I think about my new CD, the word “joy” comes to mind. I sincerely hope that each listener will feel the earth, spirit, and aggressive creativity emanating from this album.
But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.
We have actually experienced in recent months a dramatic demonstration of an unprecedented intelligence failure, perhaps the most significant intelligence failure in the history of the United States.
A nice, steady job I don’t need that bad. I’m not that satisfied with it.
Who needs such a long intestine, anyway?
I’m doing a book, ‘Chasing Science,’ about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport.
We were descended from royalty.
You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world.
If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.
More and more surveys in the US are indicating a change in values taking place among consumers, who become more concerned about quality of life, food, health and the environment.
I like people and get along, and I’m afraid to express my anger and my rage.
Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.
I criticize those critics. The reason being that they’re doing one of the worst things that ever can be done to an actor, which is to say, Look, you do what we like you to do or else.
Because what’s going on now, and this applies mostly to television stations in the largest markets too, but TV stations basically are now the primary receivers of campaign spending.
Commitment is the enemy of resistance, for it is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down.
I have to believe that people can change, otherwise I deny the Gospel, and I will not do that.
What staggers me is not the persistence of illusion, but the persistence of the world in the face of illusion.
A. G. Mojtabai
Our house is made of glass… and our lives are made of glass; and there is nothing we can do to protect ourselves.
Joyce Carol Oates
We don’t just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
Booker T. Washington
Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
Michel de Montaigne
The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.
Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers.
For an actor, it’s great fun to play one of these hungry white sharks. Audiences love to hate them.