Top Quotes About Anything
If they are unsuccessful in married life, who suffers more the bitter consequences of poverty than the wife? But if successful, she has not a dollar to call her own.
We wanted to create an environment where if a game player enjoyed the “writing style” of a particular game designer, he or she could look for the next game by that same author and not be disappointed.
If you’re really a rapper, you can’t stop rapping.
Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence – a lot passes you by – simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.
All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
Taste is a result of a thousand distastes.
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will.
Being an actor means being an instrument for someone else. I want to give myself completely.
My father died in 1930, but if you told him or anybody almost in that time that you’d be able to sit back in England and watch a cricket game in Australia, they’d have you put in the loony bin.
Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance.
The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
I think with new president Chris Pook of CART, he is very active and strong.
I had never done TV. I think it’s a foolish medium for, most rock ‘n roll music. Nobody ever comes off well on TV.
And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that’s funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read, easier to understand, and often stronger. So there’s all kinds of advantages to it.
If they’re willing to stand at polls for countless hours in the rain, as many did, then I should surely stand up for them here in the halls of Congress.
Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through.
The preparation I had in college was the most valuable.
Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that’s what the jazz experts say.
If you’ve never felt that you quite got a hold of it, you just feel that before you die, you’ve got to try and get it right once. And hope that the experience you have makes up for the some of the diminishing energy.
I must say I’ve always composed music from the point of view of the performers.
Never marry a man who hates his mother because he’ll end up hating you.
It’s always difficult to play a scene of physical violence because you’re always afraid that you don’t know your own strength and might hurt someone.
I accepted the face that as much as I want to lead others, and love to be around other people, in some essential way, I am something of a loner.
I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
My mother always taught me, even my dad, just never let other people’s opinions of you shape your opinion of yourself. And I never have and I never will.
Sin does not stop God’s grace from flowing, but God’s grace will stop sin.
Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It require you to connect today’s actions to tomorrow’s results. There’s a season for sowing a season for reaping. Self-discipline helps you know which is which.
Gary Ryan Blair
It is best to live however one can be.
I always say, if you keep your head in the sand, you don’t know where the kick’s coming from.
People are afraid of things they don’t understand. They don’t know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image.
The average man’s judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
Edgar Watson Howe
I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth.
But there are 90 million gun owners in the United States. Only 3.5 million want the insurance and magazines and the various things you get for joining the NRA.
Michael D. Barnes
I’m horrified of lobsters. And shrimp and lobsters are the cockroaches of the ocean.
I read. It’s also nice for me to get involved in schoolwork, which is a totally different world than acting. It makes me feel like I am doing things that normal people are doing at my age.
The production of wealth is the result of agreement between labor and capital, between employer and employed. Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation, or great injustice will be done.
We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers.
I’m just having a wonderful time. It’s an interesting thing that I’m very comfortable with this material and I don’t know why. Maybe it’s because I did MacBeth.
F. Murray Abraham
But with comics you’re reading and assimilating an image simultaneously, instead of just reading or watching the tube.
To tell you the truth, I never listen to opera at home.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Jean de la Bruyere
I, therefore, O Caesar, do not publish this work, merely prefixing my name to a treatise which of right belongs to others, nor think of acquiring reputation by finding fault with the works of any one.
Marcus V. Pollio
A lifestyle is what you pay for; a life is what pays you.
I’ll look and pick the best, and the one who can do the best job for the party.
The problem with winning the rat race is you’re still a rat.
I don’t know if Jim was a major part of that or not. He is one of a small group of real storytellers. He has enormous imagination and ability to write. I’m glad he’s coming back. It’s going to be good for the show.
I just hope people don’t get sick of us. I’m sick of us and I’m in Destiny’s Child.
I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe?
I’d like to think a baseball picture is somewhere in my future.
If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act.