Top Quotes About Anything
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
So, you know, I think that Democrats are being more successful in Congress and I’m really going to be proud of the role I will play tomorrow as ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee when this bill passes.
There’s a lot of history in Boston and a lot of history, obviously, in New York with all the championships.
How in the world any one weighing 185 pounds can be cute is beyond me.
You say it best, when you say nothing at all.
Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
R. D. Laing
I think if you look at Sam Raimi and Jim Cameron, those guys know things about filmmaking that almost nobody knows anymore. They are students of film from when they handmade films themselves, you know cut films with their own hands and razor blades and tape.
Don’t tell your friends about your indigestion. “How are you” is a greeting, not a question.
I dreaded doing close-ups.
We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is seeking and developing weapons of mass destruction.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
I didn’t want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn’t want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs.
I know you aren’t supposed to speak ill of the dead.
In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate.
I really only ever go on sun holidays so in my experience I prepare myself for the beach.
Without a trace of irony I can say I have been blessed with brilliant enemies. I owe them a great debt, because they redoubled my energies and drove me in new directions.
E. O. Wilson
Military troops were withdrawn from Chechnya on Dec. 31, 1996.
Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk. Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails, and we’ll be starting that very soon.
A man of great common sense and good taste – meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
George Bernard Shaw
And so if your competitors aren’t growing, if there isn’t a competitive reason to grow, and you want focus and discipline to add customers to existing stores, you adjust your strategy.
It is strange. I see all the privileges and greatness of the future. It already looks grand, beautiful. Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully.
Thomas Starr King
I like visiting LA, but I wouldn’t want to live there.
Time’s stern tide, with cold Oblivion’s wave, Shall soon dissolve each fair, each fading charm.
How do you know, right now, that you are aware of being aware, or conscious?
We’re taught to take care of people we love, but sometimes you can’t.
This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it.
Adelbert von Chamisso
If you have a complete set of salad bowls and they all say Kool Whip on the side, you might be a redneck.
Now my mother, interestingly enough, was not a feminist in her own mind.
I think that show will go down in history… people will scratch their heads and say ‘How did this ever get on the air?’ I mean, they finally have a planet that’s populated with a black race and then they present them as savage warriors, and the men want the white girl!
I think most serious writers, certainly in the modern period, use their own lives or the lives of people close to them or lives they have heard about as the raw material for their creativity.
And I believe in having an administration that has clearly defined goals, objectives and time lines such that it and its people can be held accountable.
Consider your house from an aesthetic point of view.
In the latter case life rests upon a thousand presuppositions which the individual can never trace back to their origins, and verify; but which he must accept upon faith and belief.
It probably helps that my background is in the sciences and I can speak the scientists’ language.
Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future.
There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
Let them hate so long as they fear.
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
Rather than hearing from the city council president, you’d hear from sources all across the country.
Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin, it is more or less strong tendency ordered to an intrinsic moral evil, and thus the inclination itself must be seen as an objective disorder.
Pope Benedict XVI
I cannot go to the Opera, because I have forsworn all expense which does not end in pleasing me.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
I have been doing music all my life so everyday when I get up I expect music will be part of it.
After the advent of the written word, the masses who could not – or were not permitted to – read, were given sermons by the few who could.
I thought, I’m out in my life, that doesn’t involve my public life.
Portia de Rossi
I can’t help but have my sights set on Scorsese, Cohen Brothers and Spike Jones.
I believe with all my heart that America remains ‘the great idea’ that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.
It was stumbling on to really the bible of the blues, you know, and a very powerful drug to be introduced to us and I absorbed it totally, and it changed my complete outlook on music.