Top Quotes About Anything
It’s nice to have a catcher who knows my mechanics, too. That way if I get into trouble he can stop it before I get out of control.
You can kill the body but not the spirit.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A man sees what he wants to see, And disregards the rest.
I got a tiny part in a play, auditioned for another one and got that as well. Not only that, the first finished on the Saturday and the other started on the Monday which is like an actor’s dream!
For Ryan’s Daughter I used a total of eight harps, something that was, at least, weird.
But as soon as we got that higher speed access to the home there?s going to be a tremendous crunch on the backbones for a much higher speed bandwidth. People really ought to be planning for that.
I just want to keep doing what I feel.
Standards are a little crazy these days. I think that, when you go to sleep, as long as you’re happy with the way you are and the way you look, that’s the most important thing. I think it’s an internal thing. As long as you feel good with who you are and comfortable with what you’re wearing, but not if that’s the most important thing.
But theatre is always a difficult experience.
The worst part was waiting around. Sometimes you are ready at 9 a.m. and you don’t start until the afternoon. Occupying your time while you wait is the hardest part of the movie.
I don’t shoot guns. I don’t know how to do that. I grew Upstate New York, so I fought with my fists.
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
My view was that the campaign had been a sacred thing, that it had been a real compact, because I was there and I saw the connection that Clinton made with people, and the connection that they made with him.
Our thoughts create our reality – where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
The movements which I make I cannot possibly repress because, at the time, I am actually the idea I am interpreting, and naturally I picture my players and auditors as in accord with me. I know, of course, that my mannerisms have been widely discussed.
John Philip Sousa
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
George Bernard Shaw
Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
They are not royal. They just happen to have me as their aunt.
Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year, the head sinks lower and lower.
The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
One of the things that you have trouble with politicians, particularly in Washington, is when you get mad at them and you can’t touch them; you can’t punch them; you can’t yell at them.
Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
After Strangelove I also started work on an adaptation of The Collector.
No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent.
Charles de Gaulle
In my country, at that time, being a champion of chess was like being a King. At that time I was a King – and when you are King you feel a lot of responsibility, but there is nobody there to help you.
Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost.
Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides.
Amos Bronson Alcott
You must see first before you can believe.
One year they asked me to be poster boy – for birth control.
There’s this idea that it has to be made in London. But we’ve got everything up here, and if you’ve got comics who are gifted because of where they’re from, you shouldn’t drag them away from that natural resource.
Parents provide their children with genes as well as an environment, so the fact that talkative parents have kids with good language skills could simply mean that and that the same genes that make parents talkative make children articulate.
We’ve got to ensure that the quality and the capability of these forces will be good enough to withstand the challenges that the insurgents and the terrorists will present to the new Iraqi government.
On gym days, I don’t get to my desk until 4 in the afternoon, and everything except bedtime and the appointment with the liquid narcotic is pushed back a bit.
Journalism constructs momentarily arrested equilibriums and gives disorder an implied order. That is already two steps from reality.
The remedy for wrongs is to forget them.
It’s a weird sensation to be mad and learning at the same time.
Had Roosevelt been caught, we would have been in a lot of trouble. It would have been very embarrassing.
Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director’s job to make it appear real… an audience should not be conscious of technique.
I was not the kind of a principal player that was so in demand that eight or 10 or 12 scripts came per month.
I find that the three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni and parking for the faculty.
All clients’ needs and expectations are vastly different.
Granted, there are times when, for business reasons, you do something that’s more mainstream. But even then, I try to find something that has a dark or subversive aspect.
The pressure began to mount as I kept winning every time and people were anxious to see if I could be beaten.
He who prays five times a day is in the protection of God, and he who is protected by God cannot be harmed by anyone.
We’ve read scripts, and I think right now we are just focusing in on school.
Homeowners who refinanced their mortgages took out cash and reduced their monthly payments at the same time. Much of the cash obtained by refinancing was spent on consumer durables, home improvements and the like.
Our aristocracy, unlike that of Europe, is open to all comers.
I’m just a storyteller.