Top Quotes About Anything
If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don’t get wet you can keep.
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
The thing is, is to raise your hand. It’s not to hide, and it’s not to try and pretend or do anything like that. You raise your hand, that’s the best thing about it.
War is a defeat for humanity.
Pope John Paul II
I love the way Pharell is laying down great drum tracks. He is a great drummer.
Exeter City’s trip to Old Trafford will be a great day for their fans but that is about it – they won’t get the result they want against Manchester United.
There’s that thing about the ’80s, the ’40s and the ’60s, and the ’30s, the ’50s and the ’70s. Something about those odd decades in this century that weren’t too pleasant.
The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves.
TV is so seductive with a great workday. You’re going to work and making people laugh, and that’s fantastic.
I hope before I am getting too old and when my mind is still functioning, I can tell some better stories.
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig.
America, when it became known to Europeans, was, as it had long been, a scene of wide-spread revolution.
I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea.
C. S. Forester
The interesting thing is when we design and architect a server, we don’t design it for Windows or Linux, we design it for both. We don’t really care, as long as we’re selling the one the customer wants.
If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.
Jamie Lee Curtis
Love doesn’t make the word go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
I believe in criticism.
All truly historical peoples have an idea they must realize, and when they have sufficiently exploited it at home, they export it, in a certain way, by war; they make it tour the world.
From what we’ve heard about George W., he has a lot issues that he wants to run on. They’re positive. They’re good. He thinks he’s got a good vision for America.
Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long Courtship.
The only reason of the institution of civil government; and the only rational ground of submission to it, is the common safety and utility.
I never kept up with the fashions. I believed in wearing what I thought looked good on me.
And all the winds go sighing, for sweet things dying.
Sure, I get the blues. But what I try to do, is apply joy to the blues, you know? I don’t know if it’s a technique, or just being bent that way, being raised by the folks I was raised by.
I know two kinds of audiences only – one coughing, and one not coughing.
Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes.
Go ahead, work hard and never be afraid to try something. Even if you don’t make it, at least you can say you tried.
When a man is wrong and won’t admit it, he always gets angry.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
The opportunities for heroism are limited in this kind of world: the most people can do is sometimes not to be as weak as they’ve been at other times.
A narrow compass! and yet there Dwelt all that ‘s good, and all that ‘s fair; Give me but what this riband bound, Take all the rest the sun goes round.
I always found the film world unpleasant. It’s all about the schedule, and never really flew for me.
Francis Ford Coppola
We’re going through a kind of ancient, barbaric war dance now – it’s almost an ultimate in absurdity.
Clark M. Clifford
Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever.
It is ridiculous that somebody picks up the phone and calls somebody they see on television. Why don’t they call somebody in their area? Don’t they know about that?
I’m not computer literate. I e-mail. I know how to get on the Web, but I haven’t crossed over into the internet world. I’m old-fashioned, I guess.
Well I didn’t actually see the Matrix but I’ve seen other movies where with similar sorts of themes.
In the practical world of computing, it is rather uncommon that a program, once it performs correctly and satisfactorily, remains unchanged forever.
I chose the most explosive dress I could find. I put a ton of makeup on and some great round earrings. I looked like Jennifer Jones in Duel in the Sun.
You are a large country, you have many resources, and you have people who are highly capable.
Suffering from dysentery at sea was no picnic.
I am not an anti to anything which will bring freedom to my class.
Mary Harris Jones
The attempted assassinations against me were not accidental.
A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
My mom is always telling me it takes a long time to get to the top, but a short time to get to the bottom.
The difference between being able to understand something and inventing it in the first place… is called genius.
I feel like I haven’t done my best work yet. I feel like there’s a world of possibilities out there.
The house seemed so empty without him. And I thought about the life we’d been building together for all that time. I realized I was on the brink of losing it all. It just scared me into reality.
I always said that when it was time to retire, I would know it, and I would just tip my hat to the crowds.
Of all the problems which were open to me for study, typhus was the most urgent and the most unexplored. We knew nothing of the way in which contagion spread.
Charles Jules Henry Nicole
This friend of mine said he was surprised to find that – I don’t think it’s quite a majority – a bigger percentage of actors are introverts than extroverts. It was a big surprise to him. Now, I know me, and I’ll do anything if I’m playing a character. Or anything that’s true to the character, anyway. But in real life I’m a little more withdrawn.
My own little rule was two for one. If one of my teammates got knocked down, then I knocked down two on the other team.