Top Quotes About Anything
If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very very low crime rate.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise.
I have no restrictions, no limits, no musical history to live with.
The true sovereign is not the American president nor the English king, but the Lord of the Second Advent.
Sun Myung Moon
Men are not punished for their for sins, but by them.
I went into a McDonald’s yesterday and said, “I’d like some fries.” The girl at the counter said, “Would you like some fries with that?”
For a generation, terrorists learned they could make war on free nations without fear of war in return. On September 12, the terrorists got war in return.
The lessons that it teaches are fundamentally the lessons that all great battles teach That even the most carefully prepared plans often go wrong. That lucky breaks are very important.
For a while I was suicidal and I tried to kill myself. I think I should have died about four times.
We believe firmly that Communism internally and externally can and must be fought without resort to the Communist tactics of the suppression of all individual freedom.
If we were truly in the studio making a record, it would have been more time consuming, and certainly I would have been more involved in the writing process.
I certainly grew up seeing more movies and television than I read books, but when it came time to do the thing itself you don’t have to hire a lot of people to sit down and write a book, so that was the story-telling medium that was available to me.
Travel teaches toleration.
Celebrity – I don’t even know what that means. Obviously it’s the same basic word as celebration, but I don’t know what’s being celebrated.
If I write in my name to the agents of England and France residing in Asia and inform them that Japan is ready to make a commercial treaty with their countries, the number of steamers will be reduced from fifty to two or three.
Every day I work my guts out in training, every match I play my heart out.
Ruud van Nistelrooy
But I will agree that I think that things happen with people in relationships, that you might have been able to enjoy Morocco, say, if you weren’t getting out of a bad marriage. You know what I mean?
Robert Downey, Jr.
A very wise author once said that a writer writes for himself, and then publishes for money. I write for myself and publish just for the reader.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time. You know, all time is uncertain. I mean, it was uncertain back in – in 2007, we just didn’t know it was uncertain. It was – uncertain on September 10th, 2001. It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987, you just didn’t know it.
George Bush hates midgets.
My beloved Mom and Pop always rated tops with each other, and that’s the way it will always be.
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
The bile makes it better. I am an information wasting machine – 100s of words a day.
On the same line of reasoning, if Australians were to be Australians, or rather if Australians were as separate from any other nation as Australia from any other land, there would be no jealousy between them on England’s account.
What I learned was the quality of continual reinvention.
A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King or Mahatma Gandhi to come back – but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you.
Marian Wright Edelman
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition.
The unions and the auto companies have been unable to put a deal together that fundamentally restructures the industry. It needs to get done. The only way it’s really going to get done is in bankruptcy court. They should have done it six months ago they should do it now.
Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.
I was making $50 a week as a house model at Christian Dior for nine months before I learned that photographic models made $50 an hour!
The U.N. can be very frustrating and at times impotent, but it can also be a valuable forum for discussion and resolution of world problems. We should not walk away from it just because it’s failed to live up to its promise.
Robert Foster Bennett
Napoleon had been fighting this army of slaves and free people in Haiti and it depleted his forces. And after the Revolution, when the French were driven out, they stopped and sold this big chunk of North America to the Americans for very little money.
The biographer who writes the life of his subject’s self-concept passes through a fade into the inner house of life.
Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought; and motion answers will.
We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
The time has come to end social promotion in our schools.
In other restaurants you’ll see employees signing to each other, since we also hire many deaf men and women.
Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
She’s been on more laps than a napkin.
We usually don’t have applications in mind. They come later.
The theater is the only branch of art much cared for by people of wealth; like canasta, it does away with the brother of talk after dinner.
I’ll take anyway to get into the Hall of Fame. If they want a batboy, I’ll go in as a batboy.
For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the principle that will govern me in the high duty to which my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it.
Martin Van Buren
Today’s Russia is not to be compared with the Soviet Union of back then.
The premieres are, kind of exciting, especially to Ella, who loves limousines.
We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
I have learned to respect ideas, wherever they come from. Often they come from clients. Account executives often have big creative ideas, regardless of what some writers think.
I really liked watching Bo Jackson run just because of his size and his speed.
I like to think that my finest hour is still ahead of me, so I can look forward rather than look backward.