Top Quotes About Anything
It’s not the name that makes the player. It’s the player.
They were targeting those people I referred to as ‘little Eichmanns.’ These were legitimate targets.
The United Nations cannot stand by and witness the destruction of the people of West Papua.
The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play ‘Drop the Handkerchief.’
It’s ok to show all your colors.
I wish I had more time to visit schools.
Westminster Abbey, the Tower, a steeple, one church, and then another, presented themselves to our view; and we could now plainly distinguish the high round chimneys on the tops of the houses, which yet seemed to us to form an innumerable number of smaller spires, or steeples.
Karl Philipp Moritz
Still seems it strange, that thou shouldst live forever? Is it less strange, that thou shouldst live at all? This is a miracle; and that no more.
I’ve got a big mole on my butt. It’s true.
What is most important for Europe is economic growth and jobs, security at home and safety in the world.
Most achievers I know are people who have made a strong and deep dedication to pursuing a particular goal. That dedication took a tremendous amount of effort.
It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
The advantage that hospitals have over other institutions is that hospitals are community-based. You can’t outsource your work; you can’t move your emergency department to Pakistan.
I saw Jesus walk into my bedroom.
When I started off with Trainspotting, it was the way the characters came to me. That’s how they sounded to me. It seemed pretentious to sound any other way. I wasn’t making any kind of political statement.
So the first thing that went on was to decide… trying to find a time when we could get reprisal raids out.
The world is vast, beautiful, and fascinating, even awe-inspiring – but impersonal. It demands nothing of me, and allows me to demand nothing of it.
This is why I have always said that it would be better if Muslims were poor.
Abu Bakar Bashir
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
Honore De Balzac
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bach opens a vista to the universe. After experiencing him, people feel there is meaning to life after all.
But if you look at WorldCom, which is the biggest failure to date, they grew dramatically, they were buying companies that were bigger than they were and they were doing it off inflated stock.
Can you think of anything more permanently elating than to know that you are on the right road at last?
It seems like all the good looking people have smaller dogs these days. Especially for the women, because they always come in with their little Chihuahuas and the guys come in with their Golden Retrievers.
Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey.
We’re doing Circle of Snakes, we open up with Skin Carver and we are throwing in Skull Forest later on.
My goal had been to win a championship, work toward the Hall of Fame, have my jersey retired by the team and I’d go in as a lifelong New York Giant, but I’m now resigned to the fact that this won’t happen.
There’s not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do.
The press is like the air, a chartered libertine.
The vice president had a bargaining asset, however, that no ordinary person has: He was next in line to the presidency. I saw no chance that he would resign first, then take his chances on trial, conviction, and jail.
If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable.
When yu’ can’t have what you choose, yu’ just choose what you have.
Well I think people think sex is controversial. Not always, but certainly it’s something to be discussed.
I saw that nothing was permanent. You don’t want to possess anything that is dear to you because you might lose it.
Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
Corrie Ten Boom
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
I’ll be damned if I am not getting tired of this. It seems to be the profession of a President simply to hear other people talk.
William Howard Taft
My mother was killed in a plane crash, so I hate travelling in planes. Death is so unexpected. I would actually rather stay at home and not go anywhere.
I had to make squirrel noises as Bubbles and without realizing it, I was making the face and putting my fingers up to my face to look like a squirrel and everyone made fun of me for the rest of the day.
The football season is like pain. You forget how terrible it is until it seizes you again.
Before the eighth grade, I probably went to seven or eight different schools.
Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.
Helen Hunt Jackson
I am a scholar of life. Every night before I go to sleep, I analyze every detail of what I did that day. I evaluate things and people, which helps me avoid mistakes.
I educated myself. To me, school was boring.
There is an eternal conflict between the school-room and the bar-room. The school-room makes men, the bar-room destroys them.
Thomas Jordan Jarvis
I’m a Muslim, but I think Jesus would have a drink with me. He would be cool. He would talk to me.
I simply went down there to catch up with an old mate of mine, who owns the place. He’s the one who wrote the book on the place, but no, no movie, just a beer.
In a society where the rights and potential of women are constrained, no man can be truly free. He may have power, but he will not have freedom.
Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
Hubert H. Humphrey
The United States, for a French citizen, is a friend, an ally, to whom we owe, along with most Europeans, our freedom.
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.