Top Quotes About Anything
In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author… I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.
Does the imam have a legal right to build the mosque at Ground Zero? The answer is yes. But is it the right thing to do? The answer is no. And most Americans, and most moderate Muslims, join with me in that call.
Kilari Anand Paul
My husband does so many romantic things for me, it’s absurd.
I like to reminisce with people I don’t know.
All I have to concentrate on is my performing.
When nothing is sure, everything is possible.
When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity.
The mere imparting of information is not education.
Carter G. Woodson
If someone is not happy with one thing we either tweak it until they’re happy with it. We all know where that line is, where you have to be three hands up.
The independence of the United States is not only more precious to ourselves but to the world than any single possession.
Henry Cabot Lodge
Here I was into astronomy, and here into anthropology, and there I go into geology. It was much more fun to be able to research and write about whatever I wanted to.
My literary success meant nothing to me.
I constantly experience failure in that my work is never as good as I want it to be. So I live with failure.
Among the American contemporaries I read with most enjoyment are several North Carolinians. I think the best poetry being written these days is being written by Southerners.
The only thing that matters is what happens on the little hump out in the middle of the field.
To secure peace is to prepare for war.
Karl Von Clausewitz
Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
Why thrust your kid into that? You try to protect them from all the bad people out there.
Modern science is fast-moving, and no laboratory can exist for long with a program based on old facilities. Innovation and renewal are required to keep a laboratory on the frontiers of science.
I had read the novel and I had heard David Lean was going to direct it – and it came as a surprise to me because American actors, if given the chance, can do style as well as anybody and speak as well as anybody.
So I think we have an obligation with our size to make sure that we are open to what people have to say to us because the people who criticize us, they’re not all mean-spirited.
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
I raised frogs every spring in our house from tadpoles and by end of summer our house was overrun with frogs.
The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.
Jan Peter Balkenende
The love received is the love that is saved.
I made my first Australian senior team when I was 16, first Olympics when I was 19, and I retired. I’m 32, I retired four years ago, so a good third of my life or nearly a third of my life has been all about running.
Well, it was very interesting to play a character and stretch it over such a long time – 12 episodes. I had never done a TV show before, so week to week it was unclear what we would be asked to do.
Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science.
I overcame size with mechanics.
Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.
I never get involved with the ladies I work with.
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
Nothing is really media driven or committee driven, so you can actually just produce something.
A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young; not her face.
Canada is a good country to be from. It has a gentler slower pace – it lends perspective.
There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
They need help, and we have helped, and we are here to help. And we are helping, and we’re going to continue to help.
A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.
If I’d have went on the ice when this thing happened, someone would have speared me or something. It’s a great feeling of accomplishment and pride. They had to do it; it was their moment.
I don’t think anybody steals anything; all of us borrow.
B. B. King
Remember the valiant Iraqi peasant and how he shot down an American Apache with an old weapon.
Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.
Now if the harvest is over, And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter, As I lose hold.
It’s rare that I actually have a story in my head. I have events or ‘what’s the next move?’ Like, Maggie, ‘where’s she going to go in this story, where’s she going to end up?’ Then the story has to fill in the in-between, and that comes as I’m starting it.
No law can give power to private persons; every law transfers power from private persons to government.
Well, look at all of these summer blockbusters. You can’t help but laugh a little, because you’ve already seen a lot of these movies 482 times.
The problems of our country are very fast to recognize.
I speak French fluently, so that really helped.
Today, there are more Americans working than ever before in the history of our Nation, and the average wage of those workers is higher than it has ever been in the history of our Nation.
Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don’t collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don’t really mean anything.