Top Quotes About Anything
I’m an old rock and roll buff. I love Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty.
Very often I suspend my musical sensibilities to enjoy music as a fan.
We are a people in a quandary about the present. We are a people in search of our future. We are a people in search of a national community.
You know, I had the ability like a catalyst to really get everybody hyped up.
The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable.
Since September 11, the U.S. has significantly improved its security to prevent another attack.
The British Constitution has always been puzzling and always will be.
Queen Elizabeth II
It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive.
Google is a global Rorschach test. We see in it what we want to see. Google has built an infrastructure that makes a lot of dreams closer to reality.
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
If I were not a public figure, I wouldn’t fly with Thai.
First be best, then be first.
Shirley MacLaine said, You’re so funny, then gave me a hug. Everything went white. I couldn’t hear, I couldn’t see. I thought I was going to pass out.
Nonsense and beauty have close connections.
E. M. Forster
Do your job and demand your compensation – but in that order.
Actually, I never liked Dylan’s kind of music before; I always thought he sounded just like Yogi Bear.
Wynton and Christopher were really great experiences for me because they are both very gifted artists.
But the need for conflict to expose prejudice and unclear reasoning, which is deeply embedded in my philosophy of science, has its origin in these debates.
Robert B. Laughlin
I was dyslexic before anybody knew what dyslexia was. I was called ‘slow’. It’s an awful feeling to think of yourself as ‘slow’ – it’s horrible.
You start at the end, and then go back and write and go that way. Not everyone does, but I do. Some people just sit down at the page and start off. I start from what happened, including the why.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Understand life’s mysteries – as mysteries to be lived.
O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
Saint Teresa of Avila
There are unwanted emotions and pain that goes along with any birth.
Life is neither comedy or tragedy, life is what you make of it.
It is always well to get near to men of genius.
William Henry Moody
How is the base sequence, divided into codons? There is nothing in the backbone of the nucleic acid, which is perfectly regular, to show us how to group the bases into codons.
We visited Ravi. We didn’t study with him, as such.
She not only kept her lovely figure, she’s added so much to it.
I often talked to Bing Crosby, and while I liked him, I never understood why he was so popular. To me his voice was just a gimmick.
I’ve always been very impatient. At age 10 I frankly found life boring, and I can remember age 9 having the awful thought, as it seems now looking back on it, A war! That should liven things up a bit!
I think the first album cover was considered most provocative. I think that contributed a great deal.
If interstellar travel is as time- or energy- demanding as the above figures indicate, it is far from obvious what the motive for colonization might be.
I finally learned to love myself by dressing up as Geri Halliwell.
Domestic travel and tourism-related spending has reached $1 trillion a year.
I want all the interested parties to come together and develop a solution that provides additional water and helps the lower Arkansas River communities thrive again.
The Patriot Act removed major legal barriers that prevented the law enforcement, intelligence, and national defense communities from talking and coordinating their work to protect the American people and our national security.
I want to lift the audience to the miraculous in human nature. After all, we shouldn’t be here, with all the odds against us in nature. It’s kind of unusual and wonderful!
We’ve used up a lot of bullets. And we talk about stimulus. But the truth is, we’re running a federal deficit that’s 9 percent of GDP. That is stimulative as all get out. It’s more stimulative than any policy we’ve followed since World War II.
Life is generally something that happens elsewhere.
Proposition 19 already is a winner no matter what happens on election day. The mere fact of its being on the ballot has elevated and legitimized public discourse about marijuana and marijuana policy in ways I could not have imagined a year ago.
Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves.
But here’s the thing: what you do as a screenwriter is you sell your copyright. As a novelist, as a poet, as a playwright, you maintain your copyright.
Well, T Bone’s had a remarkable career as a producer since the time that we first worked together. He was dividing his time between recording and producing when we first met, and touring. We toured together and we were great friends.
We are all mediators, translators.
The mountain music… is compelling music in its own right, harking back to a time when music was a part of everyday life and not something performed by celebrities.
The most difficult thing is the organization of people and the expression of your intentions. It’s very easy to have a picture in your head and to imagine that you’ve told everybody about what you need.
Food is a passion. Food is love.
I also believe that the Supreme Court should be the final arbiter of all federal questions.