Top Quotes About Anything
Just because your ratings are bigger doesn’t mean you’re better.
I love Germany so dearly that I hope there will always be two of them.
If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.
By the general process of epic poetry, I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded to the profound needs of the society in which it was made.
Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders.
Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
You know it’s hard to hear what a bearded man is saying. He can’t speak above a whisker.
Herman J. Mankiewicz
It seems to me that many writers, by virtue of environments of culture, art and education, slip into writing because of their environments.
Robert E. Howard
You know, I spend most of my life turning things down. There’s a lot of crap out there.
The split second she ceases to care is the only time a woman ceases to be attractive.
No, I am who I am. I’m not going to change for anybody.
Obviously there will be a backlash. If you believe the hype you have to believe a backlash too. Any criticism we get, is always stuff we’ve already criticised ourselves.
I loved playing Go Go, because the character’s so extreme. And she’s pretty close to my real character. Especially the fact that she liked her sword with a lot of accessories.
To lack intelligence is to be in the ring blindfolded.
David M. Shoup
There are only two ways to remove the president – if he violates the constitution or commits high treason. How could anyone accuse me of treason after I had terminated Israel’s occupation of South Lebanon in 2000.
I feel extremely lucky, extremely grateful, and a little bittersweet, too.
You have to get to know your voice and its strengths and play on those. It took me quite a long time.
Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong.
The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective.
You’re rejected 10 to 20 times for every part you are going to get.
I don’t believe in killing whatever the reason!
I made a decision that whether or not I was going to make under the national poverty level wasn’t going to play a part in whether or not I was an actor. That’s what I do.
For the second album I look forward to doing a lot of serious collaboration and taking the experiences I’ve had over this last year, good and bad, and working it into the album.
Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.
You’re always frustrated, you don’t have the chance to do a song on the album, like the Beatles did with Ringo and George, or like Led Zeppelin, where everybody was given a chance to contribute. There never is a chance with the Stones.
Maybe I’m old-fashioned, but I think viewers are hungry for shows in which people say something meaningful.
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude.
Alfred North Whitehead
Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already.
We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace. May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before.
John Perry Barlow
I don’t take compliments very easily. I think most musicians suffer from low self-esteem to some extent.
True change takes place in the imagination.
Painting is damned difficult – you always think you’ve got it, but you haven’t.
I’m shorter, I don’t have as many freckles as Ron, and I can’t do magic.
Most men, no matter how well or badly dressed, carry overstuffed, beat up wallets that should have been replaced years ago. Why is that? Every time I see a guy take out a wallet anywhere, it looks like a piece of old melted chocolate cake-with strings.
We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.
Meditation is such a more substantial reality than what we normally take to be reality.
The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed.
A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
I have absorbed my life now. I am ready for my music to unfold. I know time flies, but before the end of this year, the album will be out. Even if it kills me.
This magistrate is not the king. The people are the king.
Having children with someone is the real bond.
Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me. That’s their job. I don’t know why that is. They’ve nearly torn my nose off. I’ve had some really bad parrot bites.
Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
The word democracy comes from the Greek and means, literally, government by the people.
Nashville is one of the greatest places for the best songwriters in the world. It’s been fantastic to live there and to raise our family there. It’s a great town.
I have a real sense of optimism that we are revolutionizing the way we do politics in this country.
I only know that I fired twice, or perhaps several times, without knowing whether I had hit or missed.
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
I’m just honored that people still like us and people are still nice to me.
And strictly forbid that any quarrelling be at your meals.