Top Quotes About Anything
It lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it. While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it.
After hurting myself like that, I could not go back immediately to racing. I was in no condition, mentally or physically. That helped me to strengthen myself to go through the hard times that were ahead with my business, and to be successful.
I believe that social security should be a universal retirement guarantee and not means tested.
Now between the meanings of words and their sounds there is ordinarily no discoverable relation except one of accident; and it is therefore miraculous, to the mystic, when words which make sense can also make a uniform objective structure of accents and rhymes.
John C. Ransom
I know I’m only one human being and I’m only making one tiny contribution and it’s nothing more than that.
Because of the structure of the contemporary American party system, every president is polarizing.
Larry J. Sabato
When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50.
I think most people… would be glad to pay the same taxes they paid when Bill Clinton was president, if only they could have the same economy they had when Bill Clinton was president.
I ad lib. I’ve gotta bring my own into it.
While playing golf today I hit two good balls. I stepped on a rake.
If I am pushed I will push back, that is the way I am. I am very British. We don’t like to be pushed around. When the chips are down we might have to step into grey areas.
There are no war stories. I ended up a bombardier, but I never got overseas. And it wasn’t because I was playing baseball either. It was just a series of things that went on.
A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.
Catherine the Great
I’ve got so much to do, I don’t have time to sit down and be sad.
Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.
Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
Amos Bronson Alcott
It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey’s end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves.
There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.
No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them.
Our fathers were actually business partners in the same real-estate firm, and we got together and thought, How can we get a movie together and get distribution and create a new movie genre? We started by making satires of commercials.
Everything is interesting to me.
I mean simply to say that I want my characters to suggest the background in themselves, even when it is not visible. I want them to be so powerfully realized that we cannot imagine them apart from their physical and social context even when we see them in empty space.
Adding “just kidding” doesn’t make it okay to insult the Principal.
Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago.
You know it’s only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton, but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.
We will have to give up the hope that, if we try hard, we somehow will always do right by our children. The connection is imperfect. We will sometimes do wrong.
The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.
Daniel J. Boorstin
I always like to reveal the fact that the emperor has no clothes. And children are best at that. They teach us how to see the world in that sense. They are without artifice; they see it for what it is. I am drawn to that ruthless honesty.
Martina’s gone with people who don’t want to be out, and it drives her crazy because she’d rather be open.
Billie Jean King
Kafka: cries of helplessness in twenty powerful volumes.
I was never given a trial. I never went before any magistrate, nor did my parents. To this day, I do not know what the charges that were lodged against me or my deceased parents at this time.
The desire for self-expression afflicts people when they feel there is something of themselves which is not getting through to the outside world.
It is only the great men who are truly obscene. If they had not dared to be obscene, they could never have dared to be great.
Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.
At a certain point I’m going to want to have a family.
Most people, no doubt, when they espouse human rights, make their own mental reservations about the proper application of the word human.
I learned a valuable life lesson that summer. You should find something in life that you really enjoy and seriously consider making that your life’s work.
It’s been a hard time to celebrate, to come out with a smile. But I’m an American. Naomi asked me to come out to support other Americans, and here I am.
If we are to succeed, we must recognize that the community redevelopment is not solely the rehabilitation of housing, or putting a mall in the business strips.
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
I am also a Kentucky Colonel and an Honorary Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, among other things.
Jack L. Chalker
I want my careless song to strike no minor key; no fiend to stand between my body’s Southern song – the fusion of the South, my body’s song and me.
I wanted to live the inner life of every man I saw, look at the world through his eyes.
Aleksandr I. Kuprin
I suppose you all grant that woman is a human being. If she has a right to life she has a right to earn a support for that life. If a human being, she has a right to have her powers and faculties as a human being developed. If developed, she has a right to exercise them.
Ernestine L. Rose
Education is the key. But it’s the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don’t have it.
Edward James Olmos
People don’t know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in ‘Twelve Monkeys’, and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’. Another time, I was shooting this indie film ‘The Souler Opposite’ and six days a week, I’m playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the ‘NYPD Blue’ set and become this scumbag.
I had a job as a paralegal. I drove a cab.
Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away.
It’s funny that it all becomes about clothes. It’s bizarre. You work your butt off and then you win an award and it’s all about your dress. You can’t get away from it.
I love eggs fried over medium.