Top Quotes About Anything
I’m just a bleeping maniac in straight clothing. There’s no reason to dress my monster up.
I’ve got a collection of songs that I’ve had, I keep adding to and they’re all great American composers. I wanted to showcase American composers and I’ve done that on a lot of my records and played things by American composers that I really respect.
Never look backwards or you’ll fall down the stairs.
Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.
Daphne du Maurier
Being here, it is just impossible to imagine what that was like, when the tsunami hit.
I’m a car singer, in fact sometimes I pretend to take my dog out for a walk, and I’ll just drive him around and start singin’.
We spent last night listening to Liverpool football team on the radio, wanting them to win so badly. Paul supports Liverpool. He was Everton for a while because of his family – but it’s all Liverpool now.
The hand of fate had dipped into the ragbag of humanity.
I like the mentality of the Americans. It’s like when you talk about money.
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible.
Only the guys who never made it and will never make it in the U.S. need to put up the front that they don’t care about America.
I was born in front of a camera and really don’t know anything else.
I never liked group work in school.
We are extremely attractive to page companies, because we significantly increase their user base.
You want to do something, you want to have the bravery to do something original. And there will always be people who are like, the classicists who are like, ‘No, but it’s got to have this.’ In life, there are people like that attached to every single thing that there is. These are the same people that are like, still playing vinyl.
Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It’s supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it’s in the Pacific Ocean instead.
David R. Brower
We’re seeing quite a lot of people who really would like a return to class-based politics.
A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn’t climb over it.
Len and I had parted musical ways and this was one of the problems.
The history of England, who has always dealt most harshly with her vanquished foe in the few European wars in which she has taken part in modern times, gives us Germans an idea of the fate in store for us if defeated.
Bernhard von Bulow
We go on and on about our differences. But, you know, our differences are less important than our similarities. People have a lot in common with one another, whether they see that or not.
The first ninety minutes of a football match are the most important.
The theatre only knows what it’s doing next week, not like the opera, where they say: What are we going to do in five years’ time? A completely different attitude.
They’re thinking of turning the peasant into an educated man. Why, first of all they should make him a good and prosperous farmer and then he’ll learn all that is necessary for him to know.
One often makes a remark and only later sees how true it is.
They put their feelers out for all the names and then they’ll cast you up to the point a name steps up, and then it doesn’t matter how much they love you, there’s a certain marketing value on that name, and there you go.
My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table; I had a tremendous music education.
No one is rich whose expenditures exceed his means, and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation. Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue – it is an American issue.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Indeed, an entire generation of Americans has grown to adulthood since the Roe decision of 1973, which held that the right to choose an abortion was a privacy right protected by our Constitution.
It’s a question of keeping one’s eyes and ears open and watching how other people play the game. They’re watching me too, to see what my attitude is like.
But indeed a market like California is not good for Enron.
There’s a certain amount of sympathy here for the Bush administration’s problem, which is they would like to get rid of Saddam Hussein and they would like to have the Kurds autonomous.
Of course there are big differences in length and character and vocabulary, but each level has its particular pleasures when it comes to the words one can use and the way one uses them.
If you can use a Web browser, you can use Skype.
Yeah I’m thirty-six, but on the show I’m thirty-two. Nobody wants to watch a thirty-six year old woman, so they decided to make me thirty-two. Much more appealing somehow.
There are many different kinds of radioactive waste and each has its own half-life so, just to be on the safe side and to simplify matters, I base my calculations on the worst one and that’s plutonium.
David R. Brower
When you love someone, you don’t want them to suffer at all.
You should never rely on interviews with musicians as being factual. Most of them are mangled and even have made up stuff in them, that is to say, made up stuff by the writer or editor.
A life lived with integrity – even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
The abuse of faith has to be resisted precisely.
No one should ever sit in this office over 70 years old, and that I know.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God’s best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one’s self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.
The only thing I want to say is, I know I’m not Einstein, but I’m not the queen of the imbeciles either.
Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who’s very intuitive. He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go, always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real.
At times I experience hardship in trying to find the proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality.
I’ve spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.
Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.
I love playing in Fantomas, which is very strict in terms of composition.