Top Quotes About Anything
I’ve been very physical my whole life. I went out hiking and camping for days in the Australian forest, and when I trained at drama school for three years, we did a whole lot on stage-fighting techniques. And I was a dancer from 5 to 18, so I have a memory for choreography.
The worst possible turn can not be programmed. It is caused by coincidence.
A little bit of this, a little bit of that. I never had any specific style.
The second is the damage to the credibility and independence of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S. journalists and media organizations.
It’s very difficult to judge relationships from the outside. You never know what happens in intimate moments with two people to know why they really support and love each other.
It’s always been kind of weird to me because when you give someone an autograph, you’re looking down at a piece of paper and once you sign it the person moves on.
When George Washington was elected president, there was no national vote.
Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for him.
Dorothy L. Sayers
I think I’ve been in situations where they looked at me and just see some rich white guy – they don’t see me at all.
William H. Macy
You know, let a few years go by until I hit my midlife crisis. Then that can be documented on film.
In the relations of a weak Government and a rebellious people there comes a time when every act of the authorities exasperates the masses, and every refusal to act excites their contempt.
‘Escargot’ is French for ‘fat crawling bag of phlegm’.
You just kind of have faith. If that sounds kind of mystical, it’s because I really don’t know how it works, but I trust that it does. I try to write the way I read, in order to find out what happens next.
Phish has never had anything to do with any trends at all in America.
How many movies do you see when you can say this director really knew what film he wanted to make? I can count them on the fingers of one hand.
Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Richard M. Nixon
If you ask questions that interest you, you’ll get answers that interest your audience.
I will always love to perform standup comedy.
I can’t tell you how much I love Target and Costco, that kind of culture, because it’s something I never felt a part of. I’ve always felt like a tourist because I have never fit in anywhere.
Another aspect of our work is multimedia teleconferencing.
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth century has been to make the young old before their time.
What can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness.
But now I have a lot of little kids who watched Invader Zim whenever they could find it on television.
Men who are in prison for rape think it’s the dumbest thing that ever happened… they were put in jail for something very little different from what most men do most of the time and call it sex. The only difference is they got caught. It may also be true.
Well, it seems all the fish in the rivers are dying. Could this be an act of cod?
We converse as we live by repeating, by combining and recombining a few elements over and over again just as nature does when of elementary particles it builds a world.
I believe our country has to do whatever we can do to protect ourselves-we’re king of the hill. We need to protect democracy and the lives of those who live in the free world.
Just going along with this, what I did, or what I do is I imagine not being myself seeing it, but imagine somebody else who’s seeing it for the first time.
I didn’t get to the Senate by accident.
It is certain that the study of human psychology, if it were undertaken exclusively in prisons, would also lead to misrepresentation and absurd generalizations.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
I know what the structure of the language is.
I was bringing my attitude as a regular person ’cause this is my attitude.
If you want to talk to me, you’ll have to put out that cigarette.
There are many things we do not want about the world. Let us not just mourn them. Let us change them.
People in England were coming up to me, saying, My mother and father turned me on to your music. This happened to me 20 years ago. When I was 40 they were saying that.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Although we must change the ways we protect our country, we must also guard against policies that appear attractive but offer little real protection and may even impede our ability to protect ourselves.
I’m hopeless with money; I simply spend what I’ve got.
There is no question that Iraq is one of the main problems. You’d have to be blind not to see what a magnet and generating force it’s become for terrorist groups.
Young conductors who are confident enough, they very often have success.
I had beautiful wavy hair and a waxed mustache.
I’ve struggled just as much as anyone else.
I’d rather go naked than wear fur.
Judged by the law of England, I know this crime entails upon me the penalty of death; but the history of Ireland explains that crime and justifies it.
Thomas Francis Meagher
Oh, absolutely, it felt more serious than your typical job. One of the things that got us through how difficult the shooting actually was was that we are telling a real story.
John C. Reilly
You have to find something there that relates to the characters and reality on some level.
If we guarantee employment for some, we jeopardize employment for everyone.
Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world. A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries. I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence.
Max von Sydow
What comes from oneself, is nearly from no one. There is only me as a link.
My boyfriend and I broke up. He wanted to get married and I didn’t want him to.