Top Quotes About Anything
If you take all that I’ve learned from Joe and all that Joe has learned from me, and you throw all that into a song, not only are you using the gifts that God gave you, but also all the experiences you’ve had.
Usually bad guys are much more fun to play and much more interesting to watch.
Yes, we do mimic our parents in a lot of ways.
It’s just as idiotic to say there is no life after death as it is to say there is one.
The comparison to the old world is something to get excited about. We have the potential for more choice and innovation, and a different regulatory environment that doesn’t place as much weight on economic regulations of terms and conditions.
Michael K. Powell
I like to think the price I paid by being open about my private life helped.
The writer’s language is to some degree the product of his own action; he is both the historian and the agent of his own language.
Paul de Man
All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest, it seems, is an interest in life, good, bad or peculiar.
If you lived through the shooting of Jaws, you can live through anything.
Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!
William Arthur Ward
God gave us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree.
The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life.
And I learned a lot from working with this kid, and I think he’s gonna be a big star. Remember the name, Tim Dark, because he has something about his voice that’s different from all the other rappers, even though his style is similar.
The other day I… uh, no, that wasn’t me.
I started out as an opportunistic renegade. By now, I’ve lasted long enough to become sort of an American Original Respectable Renegade.
So much of religion is exegesis. I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma.
Every moment of one’s existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.
I joined the air force. I took to it immediately when I arrived there. I did three years, eight months, and ten days in all, but it took me a year and a half to get disabused of my romantic notions about it.
I may be boring, but it would be to wake up by my dog and then my daughter.
To perceive means to immobilize… we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.
My new motto is: When you’re through changing, you’re through.
Elizabeth Hurley and I had a lot of fun together. She’s a very beautiful, confident woman.
The real “action” in the liturgy in which we are all supposed to participate is the action of God himself. This is what is new and distinctive about the Christian liturgy: God himself acts and does what is essential.
I am confident that in the end freedom and democracy will prevail over terror and tyranny. We will win this war on terror – and when we do Americans, the British, Iraqis, and people around the world will be more secure.
I didn’t go to high school. I think that after you learn to read and write and do your numbers and flush the toilet behind yourself, you don’t need no more schoolin’. You need to get out in the water and swim.
I want them to listen to me for what I am saying. And I think the best way to do that is to sniff my armpits, and like, sit and burp every now and then.
I think people feel starved of nice, glamorous entertainment. They want to see costumes and gaiety and a singer; old-fashioned entertainment – it won’t die easily.
I’m at a place in my life right now where I’m very happy, very content. I’m finally OK with the idea of who I love, who I want to be with.
My first crush was Barry Manilow. He performed on TV and I taped it. When no was around I’d kiss the screen.
No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results?
You must recognize that the way to get the good out of your brother and your sister is not to return evil for evil.
The conscious process is reflected in the imagination; the unconscious process is expressed as karma, the generation of actions divorced from thinking and alienated from feeling.
William Irwin Thompson
I’m the glue that holds everything together.
I would say I’m pretty well at ease with my sexuality, but I’m an individual before I am a female.
I wonder what all those Chinese poets sound like in Chinese. I like their distilled quality.
There is more openness in LA to possibilities than on the East Coast of America. There is a pioneering spirit there that stems from the reason people went out there in the first place-to find something new.
You cannot eat a cluster of grapes at once, but it is very easy if you eat them one by one.
In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn’t sing. It’s an intellectual play.
Literature is a state of culture, poetry is a state of grace, before and after culture.
Juan Ramon Jimenez
America is a country that seems forever to be toddler or teenager, at those two stages of human development characterized by conflict between autonomy and security.
People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can’t live within its income.
There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me – consciously or unconsciously. That’s to be expected.
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is the cells which create and maintain in us, during the span of our lives, our will to live and survive, to search and experiment, and to struggle.
The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.
A learned man has always riches in himself.
It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.
When I am working on a movie, all I want to talk about is the movie. All I want to be with are the movie people. It’s like a clan. If I’m asked to people’s houses for dinner, I hate to go, because they’ll talk about other things.
Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
Miguel de Unamuno