Top Quotes About Anything
In real life I avoid all parties altogether, but on paper I can mingle with the best of them.
I see people detained for simple INS violations.
I’m the gooney bird that walked to the bank. I’m doing better than most of those guys who said I was crazy.
I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.
For when a woman is left too much alone, sooner or later she begins to think;- And no man knows what then she may discover.
Edwin A. Robinson
You do not notice changes in what is always before you.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.
People of art should never get married and have children, because it’s a selfish experience.
I think I was immediately fed, so food became a very important part of my life.
That which is not just is not law.
William Lloyd Garrison
I’ve made 122 movies, and I daresay there’s a picture of mine showing somewhere in the world every day.
Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent in any personality. To be celebrated, to be wealthy, to have power requires access to major institutions.
C. Wright Mills
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
You don’t say to a university professor who is immersed in a particular subject that they should get a life. They are encouraged to enjoy their subject and to pass it on.
However, even during the preparations for action, we laid our plans in such a manner that should there be progress through diplomatic negotiation, we would be well prepared to cancel operations at the latest moment that communication technology would have permitted.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
James Anthony Froude
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
It keeps you grounded, you lead a regular life and you appreciate things more.
I am not in the habit of taking baritones to supper.
It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree.
Saving lives is not a top priority in the halls of power. Being compassionate and concerned about human life can cause a man to lose his job. It can cause a woman not to get the job to begin with.
And obviously, when I started out, I had a little bit more curiosity than some, and went seeking out the original artists, or in some cases searching up country music.
Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.
George Raft may or may not have gone both ways, but he was very sensitive to what they said about him, and it was one factor why he decided to play all those gangsters in the movies.
This country was founded on a core set of family values. These values should not be discouraged and blatantly undermined by the airing of offensive material on broadcast television and radio.
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
The world doesn’t need any more mediocrity or hedged bets.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
There are no hopeless situations; there are only men who have grown hopeless about them.
Clare Boothe Luce
It’s awkward: Here you are with most of your clothes off in bed with this person who you’ve really just met. You’re strangers to each other’s bodies and you’re coming together for the first time in front of all these people.
I love what I do. If I had my time over again, I’d probably do it for nothing.
Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.
George W. Bush
I’m fiercely loyal to my friends, and I really cherish my friendships.
The resistance of policy-makers to intelligence is not just founded on an ideological presupposition. They distrust intelligence sources and intelligence officials because they don’t understand what the real problems are.
Strong I am one of those who never knows the direction of my journey until I have almost arrived.
Anna Louise Strong
I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don’t think that’s a painter’s business. He just paints paintings without a conscious reason.
I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.
I don’t care what you label me as long as you call me president.
The more I thought of the McClure offer the less I thought of it. So I told him last night I was satisfied where I was, and that the $75 he offered me was no inducement.
Richard H. Davis
The audience includes subscribers, so you have to be careful.
All over the land are vast and handsome pastures, with good grass for cattle, and it strikes me the soil would be very fertile were the country inhabited and improved by reasonable people.
Alvar N. C. de Vaca
Col. Shaffer is prohibited by his lawyer from talking. He’s at great risk. They want to take away his pay and his health care benefits so they can hold it over his head and not allow him to talk while he’s under suspension. This is not America.
South Australia was the first community to give the secret ballot for political elections.
Catherine Helen Spence
I did not want to be a tree, a flower or a wave. In a dancer’s body, we as audience must see ourselves, not the imitated behavior of everyday actions, not the phenomenon of nature, not exotic creatures from another planet, but something of the miracle that is a human being.
I was never really obsessed with the whole guy thing to begin with.
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.
Helen Hunt Jackson
We said we’d fly the flag without him and carry on. I didn’t give him a kiss because I still hadn’t accepted what was happening. I was hoping that some miracle was going to happen. Of course, it didn’t. I wish I had kissed him now.
Government cannot be all things to all people.
Jane D. Hull
I don’t care about how many times somebody recognizes my face.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have to spend a lot more time training people to be good advocates of U.S. business.