Top Quotes About Anything
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
When you’re together with someone for some time, you will automatically depend on them as if they were a crutch. And then it ends.
I just want to do cool stuff.
We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.
Dancehall is just like hip-hop in that it doesn’t always talk about bling; it talks about conscious issues.
Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored by your neighborhood recreation community centers is a great way to keep kids active.
You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
To come back on the ice was hard, and at the same time it was kind of a healing process.
I cannot understate the ability to handle classical texts such as Shakespeare.
If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.
I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
I quit my job just to quit. I didn’t quit my job to write fiction. I just didn’t want to work anymore.
Dreams have as much influence as actions.
One performer whose band played my music better than I could myself was Art Farmer. He recorded ‘Sing Me Softly of the Blues’ and ‘Ad Infinitum’.
Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
It is almost impossible for anyone, even the most ineffective among us, to continue to choose misery after becoming aware that it is a choice.
The lesson adults can learn here is that the world is filled with things for our enjoyment.
Virtue knows to a farthing what it has lost by not having been vice.
A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils.
I hope that the mistakes made and suffering imposed upon Japanese Americans nearly 60 years ago will not be repeated against Arab Americans whose loyalties are now being called into question.
Custom adapts itself to expediency.
Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you.
I wanna survive an avalanche. I wanna be one of those people a dog finds buried under a ton of snow, almost dying of starvation.
America wasn’t founded so that we could all be better. America was founded so we could all be anything we damned well pleased.
P. J. O'Rourke
If there’s anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it’s being washed up right after.
Moon Unit Zappa
The diplomatic representatives of the United States of America to other nations are almost entirely Jews.
What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught.
But I came from a conservative Republican background.
To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in thorough unison with the others in that particular group, and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament, rhythm or technique; she may phrase, accentuate or actually interpret differently.
The high price of health care in this country is a serious issue that demands serious attention. Putting limits on damages have little or no effect on skyrocketing malpractice insurance rates.
People were more interested in the phenomena than the art itself. This, combined with the growing interest in collecting art as an investment and the resultant boom in the art market, made it a difficult time for a young artist to remain sincere without becoming cynical.
I felt slightly superior to student politics, for instance. I had no reason to think this, but I thought of myself as slightly more seasoned. I became quite cynical talking to my student friends.
I don’t write for an audience, I don’t think whether my book will sell, I don’t sell it before I finish writing it.
I’ve never felt any sense of competition with anybody, and we’re all friends; we’re all good friends.
Getting older, I realize I’ve had a very fortunate life. I’ve had a budget that’s allowed me to do just about any silly little thing the mind could conjure up, and I’m still alive and here.
The sea hath fish for every man.
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
When people expect me to go right, I’ll go left. I’m unpredictable.
Is a woman raped every three minutes or every six minutes? It is far too much, whatever it is.
Someday we may have as many followers as the harpsichord.
People in positions of power and privilege have a duty to perform at a higher level. If not them, then who?
Washington is the only city in the world where you can go to a black-tie dinner and there at the foot of the table is a television set up to catch a press conference.
Hugh Newell Jacobsen
No one in government should ever think that the citizens they work for can’t or won’t scrutinize their actions.
Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business.
All I ever promised was that I was sure I could develop a new pharmacological agent which might answer a physiological question. Any utility would be implicit in that answer.
James W. Black
It’s like your children talking about holidays, you find they have a quite different memory of it from you. Perhaps everything is not how it is, but how it’s remembered.
The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.
John C. Calhoun
Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the variations in style and genre, as long as they get that sense of story, of character, of empathetic involvement.
Being non-commercial is never an ambition. Movies come together at different points for fortuitous reasons. You do them as you get the opportunity, as opposed to doing them when you choose to or design to.
Perhaps there is an idea among Japanese students that one general difference between Japanese and Western poetry is that the former cultivates short forms and the latter longer ones, gut this is only in part true.