Top Quotes About Anything
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.
We have to face it: in America today the way to have fun and celebrate is to break a store window and take something. That’s the way it is, today in America, and we have to accept it.
Richard J. Daley
That business of relaxation, which is so terribly modern today, is all good and well, but my work interests me so much, and is so varied, that many times it seems relaxing when I go from one aspect to another.
A translation is no translation, he said, unless it will give you the music of a poem along with the words of it.
John Millington Synge
If we hold true to our ideals and our commitment to freedom, this generation of servicemen and women will have extended liberty to the Iraqi people, just as previous generations of Americans have all across the globe.
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.
Emotions are the fuel to really move you along – that’s the only way you can create music. If you don’t feel any emotions, it’s not going to happen.
I’d go on the train to castings, changing from my school uniform on the train. I carried on like that for a few years, getting jobs in bits and pieces.
There were symptoms that I saw, and though I went to many doctors and had many tests, no one diagnosed MS.
Most of the villagers were hiding in the bush, where they were dying from bad water, malaria and malnutrition.
Nicholas D. Kristof
He wanted to play accordion on something of mine and I said you can play accordion, but I want you to play piano and organ on some stuff. He came over a couple times a week for two weeks and gave me therapy as to whether I should do The Thorns or not.
Any slots at the senior level, including CEO or other slots, will be filled internally.
The number of contemporary artists who appeal to me is infinitesimal.
He preacheth patience that never knew pain.
H. G. Bohn
The question was heatedly debated of how much Western culture should be brought into China.
Chen Ning Yang
I never took a music lesson in my life, it just came naturally.
What would you do if you knew you could not fail?
Robert H. Schuller
A lot of the players are not involved with any NHL team, so to play and travel around with the Oldtimers’ it’s a kind of gift that the players really appreciate.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
If it happened to me, it can happen to anyone.
I’d love to make another film in Mexico.
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
I would say that if you really wished to be a working member of the community, don’t go out on strike because then there’s no work and no potential of work.
I think you can’t be passive in making this film – or in watching it.
Bring diversity back to agriculture. That’s what made it work in the first place.
David R. Brower
I think we need to just be very clear about what we’re trying to do in Afghanistan. Frankly, we’re not trying to create the perfect democracy. We’re never going to create some ideal society. We are simply there for our own national security.
It was necessary to bluff the Japanese camp commanders, with whatever authority I could muster, that I had come officially to ensure that the surrender terms were being complied with and that living conditions for the POWs were being immediately improved.
I don’t know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn’t hurt the book.
True, I am in love with suffering, but I do not know if I deserve the honor.
A lot of faith is placed upon the airline itself. The FAA has never and will never have enough resources to completely monitor the airlines.
But it is equally necessary to consider the implications for a society if there are fewer and fewer young people making music because we are economising on music schools or musical education in schools.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
There are a lot more shots coming at the net and guys are just shooting it at the net because they have more time and pucks are going in off legs and feet and shoulders and heads, so you might have to play out a little further on the shot and hope it hits you.
Now, after the Cube, I still don’t have any plans to make anything like it.
I figure there are a few actors like Marlon Brando, George C. Scott and Laurence Olivier who have been touched by the hand of God. I’m in the next bunch.
And say my glory was I had such friends.
William Butler Yeats
We go fish, we also catch fighting fish, looking for birds and it was for kampong people, the paddy field was our the play field for the children.
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk.
I guarantee you that’s what Jeff Gordon does. He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.
I know it’s popular to say this because she’s the woman of the moment, but Halle Berry. Not only does she have obvious audience appeal and star quality, but she’s a damn good actress too.
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that’s not too new.
As long as I’m around the cats in the hip hop scene, they’ll throw me a track and I’ll write a rap over it.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Please remember we all come from the same one and we will all return to that one, so there is no reason for fighting.
I never promised you a rose garden.
It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.
J. R. R. Tolkien
It was a nightmare having cameras in the house 10 hours a day for a month.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
Racial distinctions should not play a role in sport.
Pierre de Coubertin