Top Quotes About Anything
Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Andersen
People say there’s no trace of an accent anymore, and there isn’t because I worked very hard to lose it. And the reason I did that is a British accent in America is a real status symbol.
I will be the focal point for however long I decide to play. Half of me likes that idea and half of me doesn’t, but once the adrenaline kicks in, I’ll probably really enjoy it.
I always say that I don’t want to be sentimental, that the photographs shouldn’t be sentimental, and yet, I am conscious of my sentimentality.
If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands, you’ll end up saying you hate them just because you’re so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions.
Billie Joe Armstrong
Passion is the thing that sustains you in acting. If you’re doing it for fame and money, don’t even bother because it will never happen. The last thing I ever expected was to be paid for this.
A playwright must be his own audience. A novelist may lose his readers for a few pages; a playwright never dares lose his audience for a minute.
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according to their ancient custom.
I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
When I first came here, Hollywood was very closed-minded.
I like the dueling club scene, where Daniel and I fight with our wands. I thought it was a brilliant scene to shoot. I think the end product looked really good.
And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them.
The audiences are there as a result of my history with the band but also as a result of my being able to reach people with a tune.
If you look at life one way, there is always cause for alarm.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.
Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion… the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate.
That’s the reason they’re called lessons, because they lesson from day to day.
I mean, every Star Trek episode you saw was just phenomenal.
I feel good about the work I do on Survivor and am proud of my contribution.
I’m not in the business of harassing anybody.
I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.
Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire’s eye or on the ball.
James Patrick Murray
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us out of.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
You will only be remembered for two things: the problems you solve or the ones you create.
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
There are technologies you couldn’t predict at all when I started.
When I try to get work in the US all they say is that I need to lose weight – but I bet they never said that to Mae West.
Everything’s got a moral, if only you can find it.
My whole family’s been in the business. My whole family is crazy.
A politician will do anything to keep his job – even become a patriot.
Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
Often, the disparities in the ways men and women are treated are subtle; there are not these clear barriers that you have to break down.
I think that there is a relatively small number of people who are pushing for independence in Taiwan.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’m obsessed with books.
There was no professional theater in Cork, but still I did a lot of performing.
To me, Garth, he’s kind of like my guardian angel. It’s like every time I need some help, he’s there.
I used to have all the Goosebumps books as a kid too.
As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional.
There are certainly times when my own everyday life seems to retreat so the life of the story can take me over. That is why a writer often needs space and time, so that he or she can abandon ordinary life and “live” with the characters.
Studies have shown people listen to TV than watch it.
Being an actor myself I realize that all actors believe they are qualified to play any role. If you showed me a script with a black woman character I would tell you that I could do it. That is what we do. We act as if we are someone else.
Poetry is one of the few nasty childhood habits I’ve managed to grow out of.
Madam your wife and I didn’t hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won’t say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn’t me.
I completely take on the risk, the poker game, which being an artist means, and I’m going to try to make a film which honestly reflects what I have in my head.
I am not, I repeat, NOT a lesbian – even though I’d like to be one when I grow up.
What’s called a difficult decision is a difficult decision because either way you go there are penalties.
We had all week to rehearse. An audience would come in at the end of the week and we’d our little show. Most of the ad- libbing happened during the week on the show.
Dick Van Dyke
People who jump to conclusions rarely alight on them.
It is the role of good journalism to take on powerful abusers, and when powerful abusers are taken on, there’s always a bad reaction. So we see that controversy, and we believe that is a good thing to engage in.