Top Quotes About Anything
It is always encouraging and kind when people say nice things about my work but I know that it is not me that did it then and it is not me that is doing it now. It is God living in me and for that I will always be grateful.
The first 2 weeks, they didn’t learn the piece – they went through the process of how the piece was made.
Without security it is difficult for a woman to look or feel beautiful.
Kermit was the Everyman, the original Tom Hanks, but I have a special place in my heart for Fozzie Bear. The classic borderline hacky entertainer.
In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that’s what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true.
Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else.
People were actually approaching me on the street and thinking that I was an athlete. They couldn’t quite place it, but a runner, or swimmer or something.
Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.
In some theoretical way I know that a half-million people hear the show. But in a day-to-day way, there’s not much evidence of it.
I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don’t know why that is. I think order is dull. There is something about this kind of desire for order, particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures, that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic, amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can, basically, develop.
What I try to impart to a musician is to really try to practice the instrument in a really sincere way. Learn as much about music as you possibly can. Learn composition. Study to try to create compositions of your own and put your own personal touch on your music.
Everything that I’ve ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.
Most movies are made today for teenage boys. Once in a while a good one comes along.
My life has been a bit special, this is true. I participated in the liberation of my country. I was one of the organisers of its struggle for liberation. I likewise actively participated in all the struggles for liberation.
Ahmed Ben Bella
The only thing I can’t stand is discomfort.
He who climbs a cliff may die on the cliff, so what? Always a risk-taker by nature, now I became one by intent.
I am so tired of being told by Democratic operatives to “suck it up” because so many other profound issues are at stake.
Are you really sure that a floor can’t also be a ceiling?
M. C. Escher
Our ideas are for the most part like bad sixpences, and we spend our lives trying to pass them on one another.
I think jazz is good, but I don’t enjoy it. It’s not for me.
It’s not a company of exponents of my style.
I’m a home girl. I like to stay home.
The problem we are dealing with at the border is not a Democratic problem. It is not a Republican problem. It is an American problem.
J. D. Hayworth
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
Nothing is unthinkable, nothing impossible to the balanced person, provided it comes out of the needs of life and is dedicated to life’s further development.
So basically it’s very simple: to start with, if you want to win the match, you shouldn’t be afraid of him. There are still many, many things to do, but above all this is the most important: Don’t be scared of him!
In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.
Music isn’t only a profession.
It’s essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life’s pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been.
I was a nothing kid. Not particularly good. Not particularly bad.
A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.
I’m just one of the kids, and all because the students at Hamilton Heights High School listened to the facts, educated their parents and themselves, and believed in me.
Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed.
Surround yourself with people who believe in you.
It’s precisely the disappointing stories, which have no proper ending and therefore no proper meaning, that sound true to life.
From then on in, me and Sonny started makin’ records. My first records, Sonny was backin’ me up. Sonny wasn’t singin’ natural at the time; he was singin’ falsetto.
I think there’s a lot of problems with being a two-party system.
Influence is like a savings account. The less you use it, the more you’ve got.
What one gets, I hope, is that all you can do is the best you can do.
So I – the thought that I would physically be different was – it’s not a thrill, I have to tell you. It’s kind of – it brings you up short. But I was able to look at it right away.
I do as much debugging as possible on the Mac, but I occasionally must debug problems in the PC world, which is significantly slower.
Were it not better to forget than to remember and regret?
Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.
Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see.
There are two kinds of marriages – where the husband quotes the wife and where the wife quotes the husband.
Golf, like measles, should be caught young.
P. G. Wodehouse