Top Quotes About Anything
It’s a tough life being a pop star. You know, at the end of the day when you’ve paid all the bills and put the kids through college and that, you know, there’s only enough left for a small island off the South Pacific.
I’m really proud of Twilight. I think it’s a good movie. It was hard to do, and I think it turned out pretty good. But I don’t take much credit for it. So when you show up at these places, and there’s literally like a thousand girls and they’re all screaming your name, you’re like, why? You don’t feel like you deserve it.
It infuriates me to be wrong when I know I’m right.
To have doubted one’s own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.
I have a West Coast rhythm section and a New York rhythm section. I’ve got them spread out all over the place.
The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world.
I like to be surprised. The best writing is when it defies me, when it starts going a different way than I had planned.
Simultaneous contrast is not just a curious optical phenomenon – it is the very heart of painting.
Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
I’ve got an opinion on everything, so I should go into management.
Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.
You know, when they called me about the role, I thought Knots Landing was a show about a houseboat with Andy Griffith!
Before he went to sleep, I told him a little story about a rabbit we saw run around the beach house we rented.
The more sophisticated we get, the more advanced our buildings and vehicles become, the more vulnerable we are.
I am a ordinary teenager. I fall in love like everyone else.
Because I am a mother, I am capable of being shocked: as I never was when I was not one.
Many people mistakenly think a new technology cancels out an old one.
I’ve been things and seen places.
My portrayal of Fagin was all to do with my experience in comedy and revue.
I wanted to be in this business, and once I got into the business I knew I enjoyed it, and I liked it, and I wanted to continue, but I never had a five year plan.
America slept because most Americans preferred it that way.
Everything was sensory and I never saw the structure in anything.
I adored my birth father and constantly worried that I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it.
Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there’s a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it’s all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record.
None of what Barack Obama is doing or wants to do to this country is anything the rest of the world hasn’t seen before and already failed at.
I have definitely gone through my ups and downs and faced my adversity and my nay-sayers, but managed to do all right. It is a pretty classic tale.
It’s usually the exact same three things which are, the Scripts, the Director and the Role those are the three things I look for and really any two of them, If I get two of them that’s usually enough, but definitely those are the things I look for.
Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.
Pearl S. Buck
I’m just saying that there are high quality materials, and when we change them then there should be a way of changing them so that you can celebrate that change – rather than just ‘mix it up’.
My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes.
The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy.
And what I am trying to say to them that through our ads and through our discussions is if you don’t want us in your community, that’s your choice, but don’t say it’s because of wages.
We are also looking to Canada as we continue to integrate the North American energy market.
I’m too young for Medicare and too old for women to care.
I love that I have a job that I love.
There may yet be another Watergate book. I have thought a book about the aftermath of Watergate and its impact could be done, perhaps by me or someone else.
I saw a very good Hollywood film the other day. It was about Cole Porter.
We were astonished by the beauty and refinement of the art displayed by the objects surpassing all we could have imagined – the impression was overwhelming.
Tolerance always has limits – it cannot tolerate what is itself actively intolerant.
You walk through a series of arches, so to speak, and then, presently, at the end of a corridor, a door opens and you see backward through time, and you feel the flow of time, and realize you are only part of a great nameless procession.
McCabe’s Law: Nobody has to do anything.
Under current federal policy on human embryonic stem cell research, only those stem cell lines derived before August 9, 2001 are eligible for federally funded research.
I don’t think any one person, whether artist or not, has been given permission by anyone to put the responsibility of the way things are on anyone else.
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
Edgar Watson Howe
Everything is so funny in the movie. The funniest thing about the movie is the transformations they were able to make with the characters.
After I quit my band, I definitely was so full, like I’m so full I could never eat again. I had that kind of feeling where the elements, like the touring stuff, were harder for me and I definitely felt fine not experiencing it again.
It’s like the old rule-if you introduce a gun into the first act of a play, it’s going to be used in the third act. So if you do a movie about criminals, you have to accept there’s going to be Some action.
You instinctively discover how to entertain an audience.
To survive is to win.
I love Jay personally and as an artist; I think he’s incredible.