Top Quotes About Anything
It is not cowardly, quite the contrary, to seek to meet the adversary and know his intentions. However, it is cowardly, shameful and treasonable to lay down arms.
King Hassan II
Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then; life is dull without it.
Pearl S. Buck
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
Harry S. Truman
A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!
I agree that Ruskin has done much harm to counter balance much good in giving people the trick of talking about Art instead of really doing a little of it to enable them to understand.
William H. Hunt
You know I don’t think we need the Republicans to steal family values from us.
The world is moving so fast these days that the one who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the ‘Lord of the Rings’ films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.
I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That’s what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.
Who wants to go to school and be asked for, like, 20 autographs?
I started writing to please myself, a story I would like to read, and that is still true.
Jean M. Auel
But we need to quit taxing people upon death. No taxation without respiration.
Well, I certainly did not think that I could do worse.
D. W. Griffith
I found it was really impossible for me to write songs when I couldn’t sing.
Necessity… the mother of invention.
My husband was actually very keen that I would become a Bond girl.
There’s always the new wrinkle. One must keep one’s eyes always open.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
We have an interest in excellent relations because we are neighbours as Europeans with Russia. We are allies with the United States in the NATO framework.
Drugs have nothing to do with the creation of music. In fact, they are dumb and self indulgent. Kind of like sucking your thumb!
I have barely time to give you a brief statement of facts as I find them.
John White Geary
I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
It is amazing to think after all that has happened in this country in the last few years, the last few decades, that so many people have this blind faith that government is our friend and therefore, so we don’t need protections against it.
Our Founders always wondered about how long it would last. The price of liberty is everlasting vigilance. You’ve got to be on your guard every minute or you will lose it.
It’s always a pleasure to talk about someone else’s work.
Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today’s standards.
Years from now, after I’m gone, someone will listen to what I’ve done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they’ll hear my guitars speaking for me.
Today painters do not have to go to a subject matter outside of themselves. Most modern painters work from a different source. They work from within.
Everything that is strong in me has gone into my art work.
Once I got my driver’s license everybody treated me like I was an adult.
The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.
I think that you love who you love, and there are people who you love that people aren’t going to understand why, and that sort of doesn’t really matter.
Between now and then and I just felt it was ready and it was a long enough period gone by. I obviously didn’t want to hurt anybody, you know. It was done out of a genuine memorial or tribute whatever you want to call it.
I was born at the age of twelve on a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot.
The dog and the rabbit are telling us not to chase unattainable material goals.
Music is your own talent and is an important tool. Even if you don’t want to be a role model, get ready to be in the public eye. Energy is there, you just have to use it.
There exists everywhere a medium in things, determined by equilibrium.
They look right. And you move left.
I wonder what kind of lives they will have built for themselves when they turn 45 and can’t really have any connection with people because they are so used to fleeting sexual.
Grammys, American Music Awards, successful albums, I’d pick my kids any day over any of it.
When it comes to combating imperialism we are all Stalinists.
I didn’t get at first put into a rehab facility; I got put in a adolescent psychiatric unit for my detox.
I lied to everybody. I lie very well, being an actress, naturally.
I just always had a love for television and movies.
The liberties of none are safe unless the liberties of all are protected.
William O. Douglas
I hate crowds of people pretending to be happy on one night of the year, where they get drunk and obnoxious by the end of the night.
During the final two weeks of training, our students work simulated game situations in which our staff members role-play as players, managers, and coaches. They are given immediate feedback following each camp game.
When the penalty for a policeman’s mistake is to put a criminal back out on the street, then we are hurting America; we are hurting our law-abiding citizens.
I wouldn’t have expected an audience of ours to burn down our equipment.
I’m fighting the label of “Black” actress simply because it’s very limiting in people’s eyes, especially people who are making movies.
Life magazine ran a page featuring me and three other girls that was clearly the precursor of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues.