Top Quotes About Anything
In every person we meet there’s this little piece of God in them and that’s who you talk to. And that’s the only person that you allow to talk to you. When something else is speaking, you walk away from that. If it’s not good, if it’s not love, you walk away from it.
I wasn’t always this introverted.
But let me tell you something. Gloria Steinem never helped me out; Larry Flynt did.
This recognition of the earlier human background, now so obvious to us, did not come all at once, for the inclusion of history itself in university instruction is an event less than two centuries old.
James H. Breasted
You can make an audience see nearly anything, if you yourself believe in it.
Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
The efficiency of God may be understood as either creation or providence.
The old Fleetwood Mac was much better; they did some beautiful and, to my mind, very authentic blues. Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe, but after I left, it was over.
A guy will promise you the world and give you nothin’, and that’s the blues.
But James Gandolfini and Edie Falco, they did such great work, especially in the last show.
You know, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gave of herself. But they are not saints.
Edward James Olmos
Life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice.
E. M. Forster
The first treasure California began to surrender after the Gold Rush as the oldest: her land.
I was a tomboy and most of my close friends were male.
S. E. Hinton
Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
Thomas J. Watson
Seeing that picture, for me, was like Chartres Cathedral.
I really love the togetherness in baseball. That’s a real true love.
The essence of a role-playing game is that it is a group, cooperative experience.
In our excessive involvement in the affairs of other countries, we are not only living off our assets and denying our own people the proper enjoyment of their resources; we are also denying the world the example of a free society enjoying its freedom to the fullest.
J. William Fulbright
The commandment ‘Thou shalt not kill’ does not say it’s O.K. to kill some people and not others.
Phish has never had anything to do with any trends at all in America.
We must also win really sufficient and, above all, practical, guarantees for the freedom of the seas and for the further fulfilment of our economic and political tasks throughout the world.
Bernhard von Bulow
Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping.
Nat King Cole
I tried to learn the violin for a while.
These maxims and the art of interpreting them may be said to constitute the premisses of science but I prefer to call them our scientific beliefs. These premisses or beliefs are embodied in a tradition, the tradition of science.
I don’t have a particular recommendation other than that we base decisions on as much hard data as possible. We need to carefully look at all the options and all their ramifications in making our decisions.
And as a Member of this body, I believe firmly that States do have rights, and I believe that local communities have rights, and they have made decisions to allow these businesses to prosper as they are a big part of their economy.
I am not interested in shooting new things – I am interested to see things new.
It was a wonderful experience to work with Sylvia. She pushed me to be more powerful with my acting, and she told me scores of the most incredible stories I’ve ever heard. She is amazing.
It can become an exercise in trying to get the reader to like and admire you instead of an exercise in creative art.
David Foster Wallace
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
I was raised Catholic, but my father’s people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.
I don’t think anyone has written a great graphic novel.
We have new developing ties with Japan whom always supports our democratic process and economic development.
Ali A. Saleh
I mean, Beatles songs were two and a half minutes long, and they’re fantastic.
If you want to give up the admiration of thousands of men for the distain of one, go ahead, get married.
I don’t care who you are, you hear those boos.
I knew an actor’s career goes up and down and back up again. Your standing in this business can’t be your whole identity; otherwise, you’re doomed.
Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
Marquis De Vauvenargues
Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
Gentlemen, I find the law very explicit on murdering your fellow man, but there’s nothing here about killing a Chinaman. Case dismissed.
Malta is a sod of a place.
My wife thinks I’m completely mad.
The audience likes their emotions to be touched. They want to laugh and cry and feel good.
I grew up in a family in which political issues were often discussed, and debated intensely.
Joseph E. Stiglitz
It’s easy to sleep floating around – it’s very comfortable. But you have to be careful that you don’t float into somebody or something!
The hero, the mythical subject, is constructed as human being and as male; he is the active principle of culture, the establisher of distinction, the creator of differences.
Teresa de Lauretis
I really got tired of it all. I was angry about the johns.
Chick Corea was a great influence on me, musically, as I was growing up.
I’m not one for walking the beaches humming a melody. I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain.
Oh yes, much, because music is just something that comes to you. You don’t question it.