Top Quotes About Anything
It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite.
I didn’t have a childhood.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
The honest truth is that if this government were to propose the massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.
I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation I should feel proud to do it, shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you engagements will allow you an hour and remain with best wishes for yourself, family and circuit.
A censor is an expert in cutting remarks. A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.
Laurence J. Peter
Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them… well, I have others.
We stand with the people of Taiwan and their democratic ways, and I am proud to be a part of reaffirming the unwavering commitment to the Taiwan Relations Act by the United States Congress.
The penalty may be removed, the crime is eternal.
I have a little history. I met Stone Temple Pilots, and their guitar player was a huge Extreme fan. Somewhere down the road, Extreme made its statement.
Do what is right, not what you think the high headquarters wants or what you think will make you look good.
Our new attitude is how can we put you in front of our customer.
The American people need to know the truth. The American people need to see the truth. In a democracy, letting the people know the truth is the essence of what it means to be free.
We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty, from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee River to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Aid can work where there is good governance, and usually fails where governments are unable or unwilling to commit aid to improve the lives of their people.
Lee H. Hamilton
Finally, I have to say that the most surprising aspect has been the speed at which the folks in India adapt to Western practices. They learn fast, really, really fast.
You know, technology CEOs like to think of themselves as rock ‘n roll stars.
In any case, A New Kind of Science is a wonderful book, and I’m still absorbing its teachings.
But even before that, in 1980 I went so far as to write a book about what had happened. And I wrote all about the bank robbery, I went ahead and printed it even though I had no use immunity for it.
There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn’t get any worse.
When you read the psychedelic literature, there is a distinction between the so-called natural psychedelics and synthetic psychedelics that are artificially produced.
I have just joined the Board of the Population Institute because I am convinced that early stabilization of the world’s population is important for the attainment of this objective.
My dad spent his whole life getting into fights for telling what he believed to be the truth. Basically it comes from my dad-and he’s screaming right-wing, so there you are.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges
Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.
James M. Baldwin
I’m here instead of having shoulder surgery. But I’m not sure which is more painful.
The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I was raised not to be rude, but I also try to get the best work out of people.
Our job is only to hold up the mirror – to tell and show the public what has happened.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
I would love to have a photographic memory. It would come in handy with the rants I’m given on Scrubs… often on short notice!
John C. McGinley
That was my aspiration, so I was there in a seminary with just boys who were studying to be priests. Pretty rigorous schooling; we never got home, we stayed there all year.
We haven’t had a slew of artists, but the artists we do come out with have always had the same momentum.
At the moment I am a little bit politician, yes. I think that could be my next step. It is not because I want power, it is because of what I think I could do for the people.
For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny, never to trust one’s friends.
A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible “lifestyles” turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.
I have some of the old videos of my performances on it.
Anyone who has spent a few nights in a tent during a storm can tell you: The world doesn’t care all that much if you live or die.
They offered me one cover about 10 years ago, and I said, no, I can’t do it. I’m happy to cover up now.
I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table.
There is in my opinion a great similarity between the problems provided by the mysterious behavior of the atom and those provided by the present economic paradoxes confronting the world.
Mother beat the hell out of us. She’d have wild outbursts.
In the age of the individual’s liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew.
If we were to hit the level that Metallica or somebody like that hit, we’d have had a hard time dealing with it. I think it would have been our doom. It’s hard for anybody at that level.
When you left on Saturday, I felt a horrible void, I saw you everywhere, on the beach, in your room, in the garden: impossible for me to get used to the idea that you had left.
Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.
Upon the union of the male germ cell with the female egg cell, a new cell is created which almost immediately splits into two parts. One of these grows rapidly, creating the human body of the individual with all its organs, and dies only with the individual.
Christian Lous Lange
The truth only irritates those it enlightens, but does not convert.
Content and technology are strange bed fellows. We are joined together. Sometimes we misunderstand each other. But isn’t that after all the definition of marriage?
I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.
I used to think about how I was conceived quite a lot when I was about 10 or 11, but I don’t think about it at all now that so many other babies have been born in the same way.