Top Quotes About Anything
If you’ve got an industry where you’ve got massive investment, it doesn’t matter whether you bring in alternative supplies. You still lose the money on that industry.
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nations are not thugs. They are bodies of intelligent people.
When we were doing ‘Freaks and Geeks’, I didn’t quite understand how movies and TV worked, and I would improvise even if the camera wasn’t on me. I thought I was helping the other actors by keeping them on their toes, but nobody appreciated it when I would trip them up. So I was improvising a little bit back then, but not in a productive way.
I’ve sung my whole life. I’ve taken lots of voice lessons and I love to sing. But I’ve never really sung professionally at all.
Each novel is harder than its predecessor because I must work harder at not repeating myself. However, I enjoy the challenge. This is the greatest job in the world.
The best protection any woman can have… is courage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I got tired of different drum sounds so you buy different effects for more manipulation.
For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families.
Patrick J. Kennedy
If the year 2000 can help us move into the future, that’s fine, but I am afraid that people see it as a full stop and that one can take a big breath afterwards – you can’t.
Relics are treasured as something close to the divine.
Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes… can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.
John F. Kennedy
Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose.
J. S. Habgood
I had my share of critics, and I wash my hands of the whole lot.
Frank Richard Stockton
A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.
Conscience without judgment is superstition.
The word liberal distinguishes whatever nourishes the mind and spirit from the training which is merely practical or professional or from the trivialities which are no training at all.
Alan K. Simpson
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
The new always happens against the overwhelming odds of statistical laws and their probability, which for all practical, everyday purposes amounts to certainty; the new therefore always appears in the guise of a miracle.
Only under conditions of revolutionary crises do you have the highest level of self-organization; this is the Soviet type of organization, which is to say, workers’ councils, people’s councils, call them what you want, popular committees.
We have become the charnel house of the Western World.
I like to be treated as a lady.
When we were making KONG, I went into the sound room and made an aria of horror sounds. I was in charge of it; there was no one there to listen to me. I was totally in charge of what I wanted to do.
We have learned how to do a lot of things. We must try to relearn why.
You have to remember a lot of business is very cyclical.
In the present epoch of struggle between two worlds the two opposing and antagonistic trends penetrating the foundations of nearly all branches of biology are particularly sharply defined.
Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
You have this disturbing reality that there are a lot of people who would rather say, ‘I’m on strike’ than ‘I’m unemployed.’ And those are the people who vote for strikes.
My audience is much more center right, or centrist.
Our institute’s agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally.
Peter L. Berger
One-third of the people in the United States promote, while the other two-thirds provide.
I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses.
The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right.
A lot of people say to me, ‘Why did you kill Christ?’ I dunno, it was one of those parties, got out of hand, you know.
Remember, if you do the same act for 20, 30 years it gets a little boring unless you’ve got something else going for you… And the orchestra really kept you going. They’d laugh at all your jokes, even if they’d been hearing them for the last 30 years.
That’s an aspect of this business which can be very frustrating and aggravating. Most of what is written about you is wrong and so much of what does get printed is often about personal things that you don’t want to have other people read about.
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.
I had an agenda. It was a very smooth transition.
Everything Marilyn does is different from any other woman, strange and exciting, from the way she talks to the way she uses that magnificent torso.
One of the concepts essential to molecular manufacturing is that of a self-replicating manufacturing system. That concept has lagged behind in its acceptance.
Marriage has been defined by every legislature that has ever sat in the United States from every State, now 50 States, the same way, but now we have unelected judges altering and changing that fundamental institution.
We were diving in caves. It wasn’t totally safe.
Government does not create jobs, it only creates the conditions that make jobs more or less likely.
I always ask myself, would I want someone to do something that wasn’t comfortable for them just to please me? And the answer is no.
Young girls of 13 or 12 are great actors.
With a record of 75 fights and 6 losses, some of the losses were very questionable including Brian Nielsen when we fought in Denmark. I knew I won but they didn’t give me that fight.
Being out in that heat for two weeks definitely drains your energy.
Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.