Top Quotes About Anything
If we fear the unknown then surely we fear ourselves.
Bryant H. McGill
Every time you get something, give something away.
The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it.
Has feminism made us all more conscious? I think it has. Feminist critiques of anthropological masculine bias have been quite important, and they have increased my sensitivity to that kind of issue.
Feast of the Holy Innocents The most thrilling thing you can ever do is win someone to Christ. And it’s contagious. Once you do it, you don’t want to stop.
I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course it doesn’t work. We are supposed to work it.
After graduating in the summer of 1980, I knew I wanted my life to count.
I want to try to talk like normal people talk, not just stand there and bark at the camera.
Duruing all these years there existed within me a tendency to follow Nature in her walks.
John James Audubon
Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow – red, yellow, brown, black and white – and we’re all precious in God’s sight.
How sweet the words of Truth, breathed from the lips of Love.
Because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls, our influence is determined by the quality of our being.
I grew up with the white picket fence. My dad went to work nine to five, and he had a station wagon.
In 1970, I had begun work on the basic pancreatic trypsin inhibitor which has later become the model compound for the development of protein NMR, molecular dynamics, and experimental folding studies in other laboratories.
Everything starts with yourself, with you making up your mind about what you’re going to do with your life. I tell kids that it’s a cruel world, and that the world will bend them either left or right, and it’s up to them to decide which way to bend.
The fact of the matter is that the most unexpected and miraculous thing in my life was the arrival in it of poetry itself – as a vocation and an elevation almost.
When you’re young, you don’t know what you don’t know, so it’s easier to get into that magical thing.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I have also just finished three weeks on a soap opera in England. The soap opera is a rather famous one called Crossroads. It was first on television 25 years ago, and it has recently been brought back. I play the part of a businessman called David Wheeler.
I don’t blame it on the Hell’s Angels. I blame it on the people who were there.
When you’re in your early 20s your love life seems to explode every 20 minutes or so. By the time you’ve reached your thirties, it is every five or ten years.
Even small cults are a serious cost on the world economy, to victims, their families, employers, friends, and credit-card companies.
Iron hand in a velvet glove.
What you don’t see backstage is what really controls the show.
Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I’m going to fight for you. I’m going to fight for what’s right. I’m going to fight to hold people accountable.
Lebanon will be engulfed again in a huge power game that will last quite a long time. This is the tragic destiny of Lebanon.
We are really the victims of our own problems.
All autobiography is self-indulgent.
Daphne du Maurier
I’m going to stop putting things off, starting tomorrow!
I’m just steadily building myself up as Kelly Rowland, not just Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child, which is a blessing to be able to do that.
When we got married, nobody gave it more than two weeks. There were bets all over the country, with astronomical odds against us.
Because in order to beat Jimmy, I had to get around the ball a little bit quicker so I wasn’t always on defensive and catching the ball on last stride, that I had little more time. Once I was able to get little bit quicker, then it has helped me a lot.
Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Every human being has, like Socrates, an attendant spirit; and wise are they who obey its signals. If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do.
Lydia M. Child
Each section of the British Isles has its own way of laughing, except Wales, which doesn’t.
And we broadcast tapes sent to us from Americans against the war. These were most effective I believe.
Getting a degree, being on Sesame Street… those were like real accomplishments to me.
No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech.
Many people don’t give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto.
I move between San Francisco and Paris… I have a wonderful beach house in California.
This is not the Chile we want to build.
No slave is a slave to the same lengths, and in so full a sense of the word, as a wife is.
John Stuart Mill
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part.
Gerald R. Ford
This whole thing’s about development. Not only are we trying to develop players, we’re trying to develop ourselves.
I think you learn a lot about a country from its art. To me, it’s part of the drama of life. It teaches you that there are places, moments and incidents in other cultures that genuinely have a life of their own.
Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason.
Love is a deception and a trap. Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing white beard in a throne and looks at us.
The functions of these elders, therefore, determine the power of the people; for a representative is one chosen by others to do in their name what they are entitled to do in their own persons; or rather to exercise the powers which radically inhere in those for whom they act.
I sang a song at my sister’s wedding. My mother forced me into that, too. But that one felt all right.
My favorite favorites are people like Bunuel, Fellini and Charlie Chaplin.