Top Quotes About Anything
In 1980 I finished three or four times in seventh place.
I really wanted to pursue music, but all those other girls are doing it and it is annoying.
The restaurants close here in Salzburg. They don’t really have a nightlife in the winter time.
Even though Article IV of the Constitution says that treaties are the ‘supreme law of the land,’ in most instances they’re not even law.
There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex.
Hydrogen is the most common element in the universe, and has the potential to become an inexpensive source of energy for neighborhoods, light and heavy duty vehicles, and industry.
I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn’t enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn’t prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food.
I used to sit near Marilyn Monroe in the Actor’s Studio. She’d get dressed up because that was her identity. Sad. Those cameras wouldn’t leave her alone. She didn’t know where to hide.
There’s a snake lurking in the grass.
The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.
Fundamentalists are not friends of democracy. And that includes your fundamentalists in the United States.
The Iraq conflict, while not a cause of extremism, has become a cause for extremists.
I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.
The deal we made was that if we would change our law to invite them to come to South Dakota – that’s what they wanted, the invitation – if we would change our law to invite them to come to South Dakota, he would guarantee South Dakota 400 Citibank jobs.
Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations… They now need more, and more expensive clerks even though they call them ‘operators’ or ‘programmers.’
I think if I could have a boyfriend like my brothers I’d be really happy. But without the brother thing.
There is nothing to compare with the instantaneous feedback a singer gets from the people sitting in front of him. That is where it all comes together – all the rehearsing and working to get everything just exactly right.
Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.
I’ve a grand memory for forgetting.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
I want to deploy the leadership to meet the challenges that face us and to restore America’s greatness.
Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.
I suppose what’s happened recently has confirmed suspicions I voiced in the book, and I think made clearer some of those things that I point out. For instance I have a section of the book where I talk about the possibility of torture.
Events often move faster than our ability to comprehend them.
Lee H. Hamilton
For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another’s happiness.
Maurice was a silly man. Maurice liked being silly.
I love the art form of songwriting. I get to carry a lot of vibes to a lot of people. My songs are all about the human condition, and people will be able to find themselves in my songs.
It’s just hard not to listen to TV: it’s spent so much more time raising us than parents have.
I don’t think the show would be funny to you if you didn’t already have a base of information.
Movies are movies, television is television.
Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future.
I prefer insomnia to anaesthesia.
When I die, my only wish is that Cambodia remain Cambodia and belong to the West. It is over for communism, and I want to stress that.
I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.
I’m certain that most couples expect to find intimacy in marriage, but it somehow eludes them.
I think I’ve only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in the park compared to a romantic comedy.
I wouldn’t mind producing a movie with a music storyline, but acting in one is too close to home.
However, the Bible is called the Word of God because the whole transcript is an inspired, faithful, and infallible record of what God determined essential for us to know about Himself, the cosmos in which we live, our spiritual allies and adversaries, and our fellow man.
It was 1988, I believe, that I met Grit. We were both appearing in a Canadian Folk Festival and as we sat backstage he handed me his guitar. I played it, loved it, and then found out that he’d made it himself.
I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.
Alexis de Tocqueville
If you don’t trust the pilot, don’t go.
Nothing is more dreadful in life than the profound thought that death may only greet you with eternal nothingness.
We have been so trying to convince them from the very beginning of our organization, but with no success.
George Haven Putnam
Pulling the plug on the BlackBerry could cost corporate America millions of dollars. The BlackBerry is more than e-mail but a handheld office, and if you shut down the BlackBerry, you shut off the data that powers American business.
Ya know what I do almost every day? I wash. Personal hygiene is part of the package with me.
Don’t patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he’s stabbing the independent bookstores in the back.
My name is Ryan White. I am sixteen years old. I have hemophilia, and I have AIDS.
The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands, and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies, had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
Albert Bushnell Hart
Usually I throw away what I don’t get right the first time.
I cannot explain something that no one has ever figured out.
A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.