Top Quotes About Anything
It shifted attention away from that and I’ve never been someone who liked the attention from the media anyway.
If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?
I gave up a lot of things in exchange for my success.
Roughly speaking, this hypothesis asks whether drug use causes some of the diseases officially associated with AIDS, such as immunodeficiency and Kaposi’s sarcoma.
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
I was formerly so stuck into plans. I can now live more spontaneously. This I want not yet to give away.
It is not to be disguised, that a war has broken out between the North and the South. – Political and commercial men are industriously striving to restore peace: but the peace, which they would effect, is superficial, false, and temporary.
A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism.
I had been inspired by an organ player named Earl Grant, who played organ and piano together. My mom took me to see him. So I went home, put my piano and organ together, too.
True terror is a language and a vision. There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts, and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways that writers used to aspire to.
But when I really look back on my life, being really honest about it and now that I’ve got the chance to travel the world, seeing how a lot of little kids grow up – my life wasn’t so bad.
I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors.
Thomas B. Macaulay
An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently.
I didn’t write. I just wandered about.
In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.
Albert Bushnell Hart
If no one ever took risks, Michaelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor.
No, I never thought about my father’s money as my money.
The problem comes when you say that danger is part of the equation. Then you don’t do any more work on safety. That shouldn’t happen.
It can’t really happen today the way it did back then and part of that is because I think there’s a bit of a competitive scare over at Marvel and DC so they lock guys up with exclusive contracts.
I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher, and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character and realizing that character.
Most artists think they’re frauds anyway.
I’ve always looked at shoes as being immensely beautiful things.
I remember when first, Stripes, and then Animal House came out – which I was really proud of, even though it was kind of loose and quite raucous – there were imitative movies that were not quite as good.
Men at forty Learn to close softly The doors to rooms they will not be Coming back to.
We will attract more people to Kentucky by lowering our income tax rate. In fact, lowering the income tax rate is the single most important thing we can do to create opportunity.
The classical writers… playwrights, Jacobean, Elizabethan playwrights, all showed areas of all classes and how they live and painted them pretty authentically.
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
Some manufacturers illustrate their advertisements with abstract paintings. I would only do this if I wished to conceal from the reader what I was advertising.
I hope they’re going to learn, and as a result of our response, that it isn’t going to work. They’re not going to change our life, they’re not going to have us throw out our Constitution, and they’re not going to chase us out of the Middle East.
To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.
Otto von Bismarck
I only know from my own personal experience, and I personally feel that there’s a cyclical nature to things, so you don’t want to start making generalizations about how bad things have become in comparison to the old days.
Celebrity is a weird appendage, which is useless unless you do something with it.
Why if I had half a chance, I could make an entire movie using this stock footage. The story opens on these mysterious explosions. Nobody knows what’s causing them, but it’s upsetting all the buffalo. So, the military are called in to solve the mystery.
I saw a human pyramid once. It was very unnecessary.
The mecca of filmmaking in the world just so happens to be in America. It’s quite simply a case of us just going where the work is.
Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.
I have found a flat on Merseyside and am settling down here. If I can keep playing and get back to full match fitness, I know I have a lot to offer still.
Just because something has tubes doesn’t mean it’s the best. I mean, tubes are obviously good, but the circuit of this thing is designed well and it sounds good.
The disparity between a restaurant’s price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
Robert Fripp and I will be recording another LP very soon. It should be even more monotonous than the first one!
One man’s blasphemy doesn’t override other people’s free-speech rights, their freedom to publish, freedom of thought.
The Photograph is concerned with the power that the past has to interfere with the present: the time bomb in the cupboard.
I like intellectual journeys.
It’s always hard to predict what’s coming up next. My main guess is that content creators will increasingly start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly.
The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.
Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.
I deserve respect for the things I did not do.
To look back and know that I have had a pivotal role in the development of comics is something I’m very proud of, although it’s not something I think about unless someone brings it up.
Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Occasionally a student writer comes up with something really beautiful and moving, and you won’t know for years if it was an accident or the first burst of something wonderful.