Top Quotes About Anything
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Leonardo da Vinci
The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
John Stuart Mill
Disco does work better with black artists or players. They just feel it more.
On some level, now, we are joining the larger world and realizing that we are connected with people in these very scary ways, sometimes. What happened recently in Spain affects us here and brings questions up. It is too bad that people have to be shaken up in that way.
I don’t know if Wimbledon’s seen anything like it. I don’t know if they will again. But it was just – it was electric. The Aussie crowd, I’m really proud of them, the way they conducted themselves. You know they’re great losers, as well.
How can you say when you’re attracted to something? It’s not easy to articulate my tastes.
I think the tone of the show has certainly changed over the years, because it’s really, really hard to do something different when you have a show going on as long as this has.
I love a girl that can make me laugh. I am not really a laugh-at-things type of guy and I don’t smile and laugh all the time… But if a girl can make me laugh… I’m in love!!!!
I find that he is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad.
The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I’m doin’ now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
I did not come to Washington to raise the electricity rates by as much as $40 per month as this plan would do.
It’s a place where I could do something on a weekly basis and see if I like it.
Johnny Cash was plenty good enough to fool his fans. They believed he felt it in his soul when he sang the Gospel while stoned on drugs.
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
I want to be able, as days go by, always to look myself straight in the eye.
You can’t, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty.
Extreme Makeover… they help people that are uncomfortable in their own skin. They really change lives.
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
Arthur C. Clarke
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
James A. Baldwin
Who you are vs. who you wish you were: Who wins?
The very fact that you are a complainer, shows that you deserve your lot.
I never wanted to do the same kind of movies over and over anyway, so my theory on it all is I’m just gonna try and dodge the label and keep doing what I am doing.
The smaller the function, the greater the management.
C. Northcote Parkinson
And I also take photos of hydrogen bomb, from another part of the building. It was not part of my job, but I succeeded to go and take photos of the hydrogen bomb.
To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection.
The trouble with those people is that they think all the best things are made in the cities. It is not so.
I can’t imagine living and not running.
You had to make an appointment to see her. But it was just a crazy spectacle, people filing past.
Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it’s greedy or loving.
Nuclear proliferation – the proliferation of WMDs altogether – is one of the greatest dangers of our time.
Timothy Garton Ash
You’re in the business – when you’re a writer, producer, director – to get ratings.
The will of God is eternal because He does not begin to will what He did not will before, nor cease to will what He willed before.
Look at Walter Huston in The Devil and Daniel Webster: It’s an incredible performance.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Never can the innate power of a work be hidden or locked away. A work of art can be forgotten by time; it can be forbidden and rejected but the elemental will always prevail over the ephemeral.
And if there was something, suppose I wanted to write something really damning or embarrassing about one of the owners, that would really be a problem on the NFL’s site.
All that a critic, as critic, can give poets is the deadly encouragement that never ceases to remind them of how heavy their inheritance is.
An artist is his own fault.
I never met anyone who didn’t have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder, when they reach adulthood?
Life has a practice of living you, if you don’t live it.
Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions form our true honor.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.
Mary Roberts Rinehart
And, hey, I’m not under the illusion that everything’s just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever. I’ve never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow.
It’s inevitable that the company come back.
Terrorists have failed in what is arguably al Qaida’s most important objective – to trigger revolutions.
Gijs de Vries
I’d like to think I could have and should have won more, but that’s not the point. And I was at the point where I was playing great tennis in the mid 80s – the type of tennis people hadn’t seen before – and I was very proud of that.
It is pretty clear that they are ineffective in stopping the course of thought at present, but they have not always been so in the past and we cannot be sure that they will not be so in the future.
John Desmond Bernal
We should be increasing research and development into our fossil fuel program.
Dad bought me a toy drum one Christmas, and I eventually destroyed it. I wanted a real drum and he bought me a snare drum. Dad continued to buy me one drum after the other.
Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard the ideals that were its founder’s than any other agency in the world.
Richard Le Gallienne