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.
We make too much of that long groan which underlines the past.
The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist – a painter, a decorative painter.
When a man bores a woman, she complains. When a woman bores a man, he ignores her.
I have recently started acting lessons in south France, and I intend to commence acting lessons at Rada.
I know when I started I would have been happy to sound like the Beatles or Joe Tex or whoever. You want to sound like most bands, you want to sound like their records and that’s how you learn your chops.
Well, I look at it like this: When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal. If the soup tastes good, everything’s cool, and you don’t necessarily want to know what’s in it. The same thing holds true with movies.
But I don’t actually adopt the point of view that our subjective impression of free will, which is a kind of indeterminacy behavior, comes from quantum mechanical indeterminacy.
There are opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, the insurance industry, so yes back home we are talking about investment opportunities in Morocco for various sectors of our economy and we will continue to do that.
I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions, whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination.
Patrick J. Kennedy
A nice, steady job I don’t need that bad. I’m not that satisfied with it.
I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language, but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor.
Max von Sydow
That is how prison is tearing me up inside. It hurts every day. Every day takes me further from my life.
Jack Henry Abbott
I now know all the people worth knowing in America, and I find no intellect comparable to my own.
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
Alexis de Tocqueville
English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Imagery is like music.
Everything I’ve ever done in my life has been a fluke.
For me, the money isn’t a big issue. I’m at the end of my career and I’m just happy to play.
It’s funny. Of all the jobs I’ve been ambitious for, this is one that never crossed my mind.
Edmund S. Muskie
A lot of truth is said in jest.
I’m lucky, I don’t like sweets, not even chocolate.
The irony of that is, what makes it kind of ironic, is when you do become successful as a professional athlete in particular, a lot of the young children who are emulating these stars do have a different perspective.
I have always viewed the mission of Wikipedia to be much bigger than just creating a killer website. We’re doing that of course, and having a lot of fun doing it, but a big part of what motivates us is our larger mission to affect the world in a positive way.
The more the history of the World War and what led up to it is studied, the more clearly those tragic years become revealed as a vast collapse of civilization.
If one cannot command attention by one’s admirable qualities one can at least be a nuisance.
And you know, I said yesterday, you know, you know, if they’re not going to – if the feds aren’t going to do their job, well, then, I’m up to suing the feds to make them do their job! I mean, they sued Arizona, you know, we can sue them back! I mean, they’re not – they’re not enforcing the laws!
We will not reform the yuan until the time is right even if there is external pressure.
Four months after we finished shooting, I’d been in New Orleans shooting another movie and my agent and I were having a bite to eat – actually in London – and he’s sitting there and goes, ‘Wow, I just can’t believe how ripped you are.’
If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.
Men may yearn for peace, cry for peace, and work for peace, but there will be no peace until they follow the path pointed out by the Living Christ. He is the true light of men’s lives.
David O. McKay
I do care about the mercury contamination which this country will be experiencing because of the attempted sellout by this administration to special interests which will result in more mercury in the blood of young children in America.
I had repeatedly made written requests to the Fuehrer that I might be allowed to join the Wehrmacht as an ordinary soldier. He refused to give me this permission.
Preserving and protecting the state tobacco settlement funds is the nation’s Governors highest priority.
We wanted it more live and raw. We didn’t want a studio sound.
If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard to get along with them as we do with people.
I am hoping the four new players can bring in some energy and fresh enthusiasm because they do not have the baggage that comes from being part of a losing side.
I don’t think I had a reputation as a hard worker, but inside I was always being eaten up by the pressures.
I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind.
Economy consists in a due and proper application of the means afforded according to the ability of the employer and the situation chosen; care being taken that the expenditure is prudently conducted.
Marcus V. Pollio
What terrified me will terrify others; and I need only describe the spectre which had haunted my midnight pillow.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Countries are either mothers or fathers, and engender the emotional bristle secretly reserved for either sire.
My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied.
Transparency is not the same as looking straight through a building: it’s not just a physical idea, it’s also an intellectual one.
I think a secure profession for young people is history teacher, because in the future, there will be so much more of it to teach.
Being black is not a matter of pigmentation – being black is a reflection of a mental attitude.
You can’t operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
The Queen is by much the most powerful of the forces.
You do not defend a world that is already lost.