Top Quotes About Anything
It was a joy to be a part of the team that created Round The Horne. I was involved with the show at a time of my life when I was very happy., and that happiness overflowed into the scripts.
I would much rather see responsibilities exercised by individuals than have them imposed by the government.
At NBC I wasn’t really sure if the grandparents were going to get my sense of humor on a particular topic.
Quantum theory also tells us that the world is not simply objective; somehow it’s something more subtle than that. In some sense it is veiled from us, but it has a structure that we can understand.
If Shaw and Einstein couldn’t beat death, what chance have I got? Practically none.
A performance art piece is unprecedented. It is difficult to censor since it has a good possibility of never being done before.
Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient.
Being in a different band always brings great musical experiences to be able to draw on.
Life is extremely complicated.
After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood of the first settlers were cultivated, if capital and population increased, more food would be required, and it could only be procured from land not so advantageously situated.
I remember when we were doing the first Dragon’s Lair, I got really involved with coming up with all the little rooms and what was the danger in the room and going into it with bats and spiders and snakes.
I’ve worked with Robert Altman a couple of times too.
You have to know one big thing and stick with it. The leaders who had one very big idea and one very big commitment. This permitted them to create something. Those are the ones who leave a legacy.
A lot of people refuse to do things because they don’t want to go naked, don’t want to go without guarantee. But that’s what’s got to happen. You go naked until you die.
I always thought of myself as a later bloomer, so I like some of my work more later than earlier.
I’ve always liked getting away with just a little bit of what you’re not supposed to. Like my first book, Billy’s Booger, got me in trouble with the principal’s office.
It’s one of the nice things about this nation that when the Constitution is violated, if it affects you, you can bring a suit.
I admire Bruce Springsteen because he’s a heroic person who has lots of integrity and has this incredible body of work that is so vital.
It’s easy to say young people should believe in themselves, but the number one thing is recognizing that it’s a journey, that you have to build confidence in yourself.
Not to sound egomaniac or anything, but just to get under people’s skin like that, and for them to believe in you and believe strongly enough to write… it’s flattering and it helps you during the day.
Batter strikeouts continue to go up like the Consumer Price Index.
Leonard Robert Davids
It would’ve been hard to do something else, to as it were, run away from the circus and become an accountant.
I think that musicians should never forget about the intimacy of bringing two people together, and the aesthetic transference where you’re almost vicariously involved in a romance between other people.
After all these years, I’m finally into soccer. The World Cup is on, and my band is an international group – they’re all around me, cheering in the hotel bars.
In so far as a scientific statement speaks about reality, it must be falsifiable; and in so far as it is not falsifiable, it does not speak about reality.
I hate it when people come up to me when I’m eating.
The law always limits every power it gives.
One of the tests of the civilization of people is the treatment of its criminals.
Rutherford B. Hayes
Like Godfather, you look at a movie like that, or something that James Gray has directed, a film with minimal or pin lighting as opposed to everything being lit bright and flat, where everything is evident.
It’s a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while.
It is not the Head but the Heart that is the Seat of Atheism.
Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future.
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
You know, when people want to get any information, research information, it will all exist on these Web sites.
Brian De Palma
Technique is the basis of every pursuit. If you’re a sportsman or you’re a singer or a swimmer, well that comes under sport but you have to develop a basic technique to know what you’re doing at any given time.
The point is to be involved in the moment.
Some of today’s athletes do not have that kind of pride. They left school at 16, have never had a job in their life and are getting Lottery funding, earning money as an athlete.
In my preaching the shafts are ever aimed at the brainwashed horde.
It became a metaphor for the lives of the people in this film and for the Old West, for the abandonment that occurred in the early part of the 20th century.
Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.
Not to say that corporations are perfect today, but even grand corporations like Dupont have made immense progress in translating some of their past environmentally damaging practices into new profit opportunities.
Know the function of a fuse box and the appearance of a tripped circuit breaker.
Marilyn vos Savant
So I think instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer.
The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.
My greatest reward is knowing for certain, as I do with many other acts and artistes, that without Jonathan King being alive and involved, Genesis would not exist, and the guys would have had careers as intended – as accountants and lawyers!
I’ve been delighted by Cannes and Toronto but I keep saying I don’t know how good we’re going to be received in America because that’s where it’s most challenging.
I don’t care what political party is controlling China right now. All I know is we are all Chinese.
I was always the class clown.
I’m gonna try and change the course of hip hop again.
The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.
Give us that grand word “woman” once again, and let’s have done with “lady”; one’s a term full of fine force, strong, beautiful, and firm, fit for the noblest use of tongue or pen; and one’s a word for lackeys.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox