Top Quotes About Anything
Is that weird, taking my Louis Vuitton bag camping?
The more you let yourself be distracted from where you are going, the more you are the person that you are. It’s not so much like getting lost as it is like getting found.
I started working on trying to sound like June from the very beginning.
Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
I will act as if what I do makes a difference.
It’s an odd thing to go to New York to shoot a movie that is set in Indiana.
Mohammed personally mapped out seven heavens. If he got to seven, you know there’s more.
In Europe, architects consider themselves artists. They think they’re special when they win a competition.
Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
Barber B. Conable, Jr.
How can we know the dancer from the dance?
William Butler Yeats
The Council of Islamic Affairs is doing a great service to the world by promoting a greater understanding in America of the rich heritage of the Islamic peoples and their hopes and aspirations for the future.
Whiskey will always be a part of my life.
Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I’ve allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom.
Reading a novel of a private experience, very, very different, the nature of it is very different.
Unfortunately, sometimes people don’t hear you until you scream.
Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.
You always wonder if you can make plays at the end.
There has been talk in Europe about American hegemony being somehow based upon the use of the dollar in the world. I just don’t see that connection at all.
Robert C. Solomon
Credit card companies pay college students generously to stand outside dining halls, dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow students to apply for credit cards.
Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.
People think it’s a terrible tragedy when somebody has Alzheimer’s. But in my mother’s case, it’s different. My mother has been unhappy all her life. For the first time in her life, she’s happy.
Very few movies I’ve done I regret being involved in.
Men like me are impossible until the day when they become necessary.
Homophobia is just that: a phobia.
And you know, when you’ve experienced grace and you feel like you’ve been forgiven, you’re a lot more forgiving of other people. You’re a lot more gracious to others.
We do not say: Being is, time is, but rather: there is Being and there is time.
We cannot arrive at Shakespeare’s whole dramatic way of looking at the world from his tragedies alone, as we can arrive at Milton’s way of regarding things, or at Wordsworth’s or at Shelley’s, by examining almost any one of their important works.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
The Church doesn’t censor. It tries to guide its faithful through catechism.
Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.
I’ll get up there and I’ll do my guitar solos in one of those space outfits.
Magic Realism is not new. The label’s new, the specific Latin American form of it is new, its modern popularity is new, but it’s been around as long as literature has been around.
At this rate, I’ll live forever.
David O. Selznick
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice.
H. L. Mencken
Words build bridges into unexplored regions.
If your job is to leaven ordinary lives with elevating spectacle, be elevating or be gone.
Who knows what kind of life I might have had had I not been fortunate enough to have the parents I’ve had.
If I’m going to Hell, I’m going there playing the piano.
Jerry Lee Lewis
You’re doing it to make the character as specific as possible, so that it’s a specific individual that you’re talking about, not that whole class of people.
I’m sure 50 percent of television ads use rhyme.
We are all ill: but even a universal sickness implies an idea of health.
I think it’s wrong that so many people pass on from this existence, and take all their knowledge with them.
The next generation of women will enter a world in which they are perceived to have more opportunities for creating fulfilling lives than women have ever had before.
Ireland. Great for the spirit – very bad for the body.
I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics.
These days, of course, the focus of talk about popular liberation through products is mostly associated with the Internet. I’ve been collecting computer ads and ads dealing with Internet industries.
Choosing to be miserable is an option, but not one I recommend.
Darren L. Johnson
Tariffs that save jobs in the steel industry mean higher steel prices, which in turn means fewer sales of American steel products around the world and losses of far more jobs than are saved.
Oh, the Irish were building the railroads down through Mexico, through Chihuahua. They finished the railroads when they finished out in the West Coast, and they went down and put the trains into Mexico.
I hadn’t given much thought to the prospect of a Hugo nomination at the time it happened, but obviously once you’re nominated, winning one seems a bit less far-fetched than before.
I am always looking for a cool tee shirt; maybe one with a rock band or an old advertisement.
The problem that faces our country today, the last 30 years we have lived off the future, and the bill is coming due. So there cannot be anything that is not put on the table. There will not be one American that will not be called to sacrifice. Those that are more well-to-do will be called to sacrifice to a greater extent.