Top Quotes About Anything
I’m always being inspired .
A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed up by the world of illusion.
I started using film as part of live theatre performance – what used to be called performance art – and I became intrigued by film.
I think people are entitled to march without a permit. When you have a few hundred thousand people on the street you have permission.
In my own area, Hood Canal, we are working with the USGS on dealing with this oxygenation problem.
A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening.
We always feel pretty creative as far as writing songs. We write them together; we just get in a room, or on occasion in Flea’s garage. We just sort of improvise, like jazz musicians.
Kids’ views are often just as valid as the teachers’. The best teachers are the ones that know that.
Sometimes you feel bad about yourself when there’s no reason to.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
I feel like there is always something trying to pull us back into sleep, that there is this sort of seductive quality in all the hedonistic pleasures that pull on us.
Early in my business career I learned the folly of worrying about anything. I have always worked as hard as I could, but when a thing went wrong and could not be righted, I dismissed it from my mind.
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us – and those around us – more effectively. Look for the learning.
Louisa May Alcott
I’m quite repulsed by the diva type.
The Stones were nasty and ugly and doing songs I was familiar with.
I then wrought at my trade as a tailor; carefully attended meetings for worship and discipline; and found an enlargement of gospel love in my mind, and therein a concern to visit Friends in some of the back settlements of Pennsylvania and Virginia.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
James Russell Lowell
I love the comradery of doing theatre that you don’t get in film.
I do more work in Britain than I do anywhere else in the world.
I have always been a good mimic.
Robin Wright Penn
They’ve found a way to privately, or within a small family group, share expressions, or other images, drawings, and then gain access to some of the world’s great expressions and images and make them real, make them tangible.
When you think of a movie, most people imagine a two hour finished, polished product. But to get to that two hour product, it can take hundreds or thousands of people many months of full time work.
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
A politician wouldn’t dream of being allowed to call a columnist the things a columnist is allowed to call a politician.
Knowledge is going to make you stronger. Knowledge is going to let you control your life. Knowledge is going to give you the wisdom to teach their children. Knowledge is the thing that makes you smile in the face of disaster.
I’ve been told before, and I tend to believe it, I’m not like most actresses out there.
We regard those other cultures, such as that of India, where many people live and believe and behave much as they did 1,000 or 2,000 years ago, as undeveloped.
The reinvention of daily life means marching off the edge of our maps.
I am against marriage, and I don’t give a fig for society.
Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.
But we’re all so different, we’re different ages; we’re not vying for the same roles. There’s no competition, there’s really kind of a sisterhood, on and off the set, you know?
Love wasn’t put in your heart to stay. Love isn’t love until you give it away.
Michael W. Smith
A superfluity of wealth, and a train of domestic slaves, naturally banish a sense of general liberty, and nourish the seeds of that kind of independence that usually terminates in aristocracy.
Mercy Otis Warren
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
Walter Savage Landor
Everyone was going to play their part honestly, and not try and pretend to be good or bad guys.
I’m just glad to be feeling better. I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon.
The best thing about me is there are no skeletons.
I look out of this window and I think this is a cosmos, this is a huge creation, this is one small corner of it. The trees and birds and everything else and I’m part of it. I didn’t ask to be put here, I’ve been lucky in finding myself here.
In approaching our subject it will be best, without attempting to shorten the path by referring to famous theories of the drama, to start directly from the facts, and to collect from them gradually an idea of Shakespearean Tragedy.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
There is one rule for politicians all over the world: Don’t say in Power what you say in opposition; if you do, you only have to carry out what the other fellows have found impossible.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying… that he is wiser today than yesterday.
Given that there was that era of girl group music and it’s still very popular, but I think if you looked at the chart from that time you would see many more men on it. Because the industry, they were catering to young girls. I mean, that’s what they thought their audience was.
We have deep depth.
Is it not odd that the only generous person I ever knew, who had money to be generous with, should be a stockbroker.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Men are strong, women are smart, but no matter how smart, their bellies are always there to betray women and that’s their downfall.
Of my four marriages, the one to Bob Levitt is the only one I don’t regret.
The good ole days weren’t always good, and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems.
This is a cause that musicians can take to heart because one of our main reasons for being is to share our music with other people, and this takes us to people who probably wouldn’t otherwise get to hear music on quite this level.