Top Quotes About Anything
I’m fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes – the finer things of life – would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.
Coretta Scott King
Glory – once achieved, what is it worth?
Emile M. Cioran
As with anything creative, change is inevitable.
Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
I’m a little concerned about this notion everybody wants us to be objective.
Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.
I wish we lived in a society that made it safe and provided the courage for everyone to come out.
At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy than I can now summon to finish a book.
January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer’s forehead.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Anyone can like their job… To love your job is not enough, you must give your passion to your job.
But what does interest me is the notion that if you do a lot of work it means there’s a potential for other people to understand that a lot of things are possible with a sustained effort and that the broadening of experiences is possible and I think that’s all art can be.
Time and time again, history has proved that the conservatives are right and the liberals are wrong.
I know my own deficiencies, one of which is that I had lived away from America for such a long time. It’s called expatriate.
All characters come from people I know, but after the initial inspiration, I tend to modify the characters so they fit with the story.
If you don’t make things happen then things will happen to you.
I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice.
Women writers have been told, forever, that our stories were not valuable. Not as valuable as men’s stories about wars, business, power.
Wit thou well that I will not live long after thy days.
My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age.
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.
We’re not going to baby sit a civil war.
War is just one more big government program.
Sharing a triumph with someone you love is an incredible high.
The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom. The function of the law is to keep those who hold power, in power.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
If there is anything worse than international warfare, is civil warfare, and the United States was destined to experience it in the extreme of bitterness.
The big difference with Juliette and the others in that film is that she goes beyond acting.
Almost anything makes me laugh, especially jokes at my own expense. And I will never, ever admit to being ticklish anywhere.
Tombstones don’t talk back.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Generally in the Little League you’re up against a good pitcher who throws like hell. What does the coach say? Get a walk. Isn’t that beautiful way to learn to hit? For four years you stand up there looking for a walk.
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.
No company fails in communist China, because they’re all partly owned by the government.
The Polo Lounge is like a fine old mink coat: opulent, dignified and warm.
You know, even I have had work or ideas come through me from a source that I honestly cannot identify. And what is that thing? And how are we to relate to it in a way that will not make us lose our minds, but, in fact, might actually keep us sane?
One of my greatest pleasures is falling into a story someone else has written.
You meet new people. We just spent two hours with people we didn’t know before, just talking about the Badgers.
Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way.
Michel de Montaigne
History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
B. R. Ambedkar
Once you give up rights, they’re not going to give them back.
I remember when I was in college, people told me I couldn’t play in the NBA. There’s always somebody saying you can’t do it, and those people have to be ignored.
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.
The dinosaur’s eloquent lesson is that if some bigness is good, an overabundance of bigness is not necessarily better.
Money can add very much to one’s ability to lead a constructive life, not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully, beneficial to others.
Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
I don’t care who does the electing, so long as I get to do the nominating.
I’m not a real social person – I’m shy – and a lot of the business is just social.
If we are to succeed, we must recognize that the community redevelopment is not solely the rehabilitation of housing, or putting a mall in the business strips.
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Laurence J. Peter