Top Quotes About Anything
If you’re playing for the Kansas City Royals about all you can do is beat your head against the wall.
Demand no more out of your partner than what you are willing to give yourself.
Men are like the stars; some generate their own light while others reflect the brilliance they receive.
Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.
I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that. Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me. It was another world completely. But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears. I thought they would really work with my bare head.Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it.
All that is needed to set us definitely on the road to a Fascist society is war. It will of course be a modified form of Fascism at first.
John T. Flynn
I had been in so many towns and cities in America with John Kennedy, but I was not with him in Dallas, Texas, on November 21, 1963.
You must be in tune with the times and prepared to break with tradition.
What parent has it easy? I just never make the difficulty of it an obstacle. I just do it.
Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
I don’t think I’m really so unique. If every black person looked at their life they would quickly discover that they have been influenced by every type of music prevalent in America.
The most essential thing for us was to get the business model right, then put the world-class technology under it to support it. At Merrill, that meant not doing what people expected.
In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle. Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts, Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.
And Oliver North was really a good soldier, up to the last moment, shoving memos into the shredder and defending the policy to the end.
Bobby Ray Inman
What you did was live on very little. I think all of us that were competing – Bill is the same way – you don’t need much to live.
How can you have a director that doesn’t go to work with the crew every day and talk to them?
Also by my earliest days, I was fascinated by a utopian vision of what the world could be like. I’ve thought that science could be the basis for a better world, and that’s what I’ve been trying to do all these years.
George E. Brown, Jr.
Globalisation will make our societies more creative and prosperous, but also more vulnerable.
I have witnessed the tremendous energy of the masses. On this foundation it is possible to accomplish any task whatsoever.
The key is not the will to win… everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.
Dark impulses certainly exist in me and, I think, in most people.
Civilization consists in the multiplication and refinement of human wants.
I’m dense when it comes to discouragement.
If you tailor your news viewing so that you only get one point of view, well of course you’re going to think somebody else has got a different point of view, and it may be wrong.
I think it’s an awful drink, to be honest with you.
This is the moment when we must build on the wealth that open markets have created, and share its benefits more equitably. Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development. But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few, and not the many.
We haven’t even gotten a start date but we’ll see what happens with that and that will be fun. I’ve gotten a couple of other things but I’m not really committing myself to anything yet.
I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.
You know, Stephen says, in the movies no one ever goes to the bathroom. They shave, they brush their teeth. He goes right at this sort of funny taboo we have about the bathroom, and he turned it into this nightmare, you know, your worst fear of what’s in there.
There are tons of people I’d like to freeze for all of eternity, but we won’t go into that!
Holly Marie Combs
I can’t change history, I don’t want to change history. I can only change the future. I’m working on that.
Stem cells have the potential to be used to treat and better understand some of the world’s most deadly and disabling diseases.
The American people know that every day 3,000 kids begin to smoke, 1,000 of them die an early death. They’re not going to allow us to go forward this year and not have comprehensive bipartisan legislation. It’s in everybody’s best interest.
North Dakota State. What do you have to do there to graduate? Milk a cow with your left hand?
John Kerry’s service did not end in Vietnam. It began there.
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I grew up with art from the innocent age of ten – with art, but with no sense of identity.
All those who are here can stay. I don’t say send them home like he does.
One of my favorites is ‘The Sound of Music’. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
If God is sovereign, then it is impossible for civil government to be neutral on issues of law. All law is based in some religious code.
Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Franklin P. Jones
So, the total number of hours spent on the stuff you have to do to take care of a family, working and caring for stuff at home, the total number of hours is actually about the same for mothers and fathers.
One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.
I decided I was going to tell these stories. I went around and met Crumb. He was the cartoonist. I started realizing comics weren’t just kid stuff.
It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.
What I wanted to hear didn’t exist, so it was necessary for me to go out and create it.
We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements.
Going from Flip to Kev, obviously you don’t want to see someone ever lose their job. For me it’s probably a little more difficult, because other than Bill Blair, Flip is all I knew.
And finally Winter, with its bitin’, whinin’ wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow.