Top Quotes About Anything
It may be said, let him take Money at Interest, and not buy at Time. But then Men must be found, that will lend; the Legislative must provide a Fund to borrow upon.
Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen. Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook.
William C. Bryant
I just wanted to move out of Portland to do something.
I think our relationship with Epic had run its natural course, and it happened to coincide with the fulfillment of our contract. We decided not to resign with them.
I’m definitely a pop artist at heart.
People have to understand what my game is. It’s not all about numbers. There’s a bigger picture here. I don’t create off the dribble. I rely on my teammates; my role is to set screens and get rebounds.
We have to start teaching ourselves not to be afraid.
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
Stravinsky is masterly: his harmony is conceived so precisely that it can only be the way it is.
I’m never sure what’s coming next, but I’m an open minded person and I welcome any challenge.
Names and individuals are unimportant when Germany’s final fate is at stake.
Franz von Papen
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
I’ve always believed in survival.
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
George Bernard Shaw
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
Knowing where you’re going is all you need to get there.
Frederick C. Frieseke
There is no maxim, in my opinion, which is more liable to be misapplied, and which, therefore, more needs elucidation, than the current one, that the interest of the majority is the political standard of right and wrong.
We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe,’ but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
A show is exhausting when it stinks. It’s exhausting when you have to work overtime to make something work.
I always felt I was living in two worlds. One was the Mexican world, because nearly everybody I knew, relatives and cousins and kids in the neighbourhood, were Mexican. Then school was a different world. It was ethnically mixed.
We know the pain the president has caused our society and his family and his friends, but we know, too, how much the president has done for this country.
What I think is different today is the lack of political connection between the black middle class and the increasing numbers of black people who are more impoverished than ever before.
We try to be real nice and friendly to people, but sometimes they take advantage of that.
Music is extremely intuitive, which acting too in a different way.
To do so, we are creating a Fairness for Switzerland Committee that will not only disseminate some of the facts, but also protect a relationship that is important to all of us in North America.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.
When I last went to Italy, over two years ago, I had a lot more trouble understanding the language than I used to when I lived there for a year. I used to speak very little but I could understand very well.
One way to find food for thought is to use the fork in the road, the bifurcation that marks the place of emergence in which a new line of development begins to branch off.
William Irwin Thompson
It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality.
Pop is actually my least favorite kind of music, because it lacks real depth.
Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz.
The innocent mansion of a panther’s heart!
I think there’s a far more general audience now because I’ve done more populist stuff on telly.
I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.
George Bernard Shaw
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
Therefore reinforcing a stereotype, therefore thinking that the entire Indian culture is just made of people that are against their children’s decisions.
I hate female men.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
I’ve got a nice little crafty deal with the people in Barbados; 10 days out there teaching the locals how to play darts for an hour a day. Get paid for that as well.
I do not believe that the government is in any position to say exactly how every single business and every single activity shall reach those performances.
Dixie Lee Ray
Justin Salinger showed up one day with a pink cowboy hat on and everyone else got really annoyed because somehow he’d managed to get the pink cowboy hat.
In liberating Iraq, we have rid the nation and the rest of the world from the danger of Saddam Hussein.
There is no music that can’t be used politically, but the motives behind the creation of that music can be non-political.
A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
In following their line through, and those of Plantagenet and Tudor, there is but little to soothe the mind.
I’m not really good at retiring. I tried that one time and Nancy ran me out of the house.
I remember Francis Bacon would say that he felt he was giving art what he thought it previously lacked. With me, it’s what Yeats called the fascination with what’s difficult. I’m only trying to do what I can’t do.
I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.
I was now ordered to have my writings copied, and put into the printer’s hand.