Top Quotes About Anything
Keep your private life private. Be open to suggestions from different people. And just be nice. I have heard stories about people who are just plain rude to the press or fans.
Every time you do a project, you learn something new.
Life is always at some turning point.
Women must not shout back when their husbands come home and shout at them for any reason.
When people pay to see you live, they connect with you on a much deeper level than people who just buy your records.
It’s just a whole different thing, and it’s just that my life has been a blessing, and I thank god every day for the gifts that he has given me and for my daughter and to be able to watch her grow and be a part of her joys and her excitement and what she wants to do in life.
I admired in others the strength that I lacked myself.
Successful organizing is based on the recognition that people get organized because they, too, have a vision.
I felt invincible. My strength was that of a giant. God was certainly standing by me. I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet.
What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth.
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does not have.
If you look at my bookings, they’ve gone down each season. That’s something I’m trying to keep improving. On the pitch you don’t want any silly bookings.
A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
I do earnestly wish to see the distinction of sex confounded in society, unless where love animates the behaviour.
When we acknowledge a child’s feelings, we do him a great service. We put him in touch with his inner reality. And once he’s clear about that reality, he gathers the strength to begin to cope.
Why shouldn’t we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet?
In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn’t sing. It’s an intellectual play.
But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth’s sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier… I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.
Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.
Charles Dudley Warner
No good movie is too long and no bad movie is short enough.
You just don’t give up. There have been times when everything seemed to conspire against getting a book done or printed, and I would feel like turning my back on the whole thing. But I came back and persisted.
Some writers take to drink, others take to audiences.
I’ve always been a huge reggae fan.
In this business you have to develop a thick skin, but I’m always going to feel everything. It’s my nature.
Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without.
James C. Dobson
The President has been a big proponent of the public option since the campaign.
I guarantee you, if you could give me 10 points in all those seventh games against the Boston Celtics, instead of Bill Russell having 11 rings, I could’ve at least had nine or eight.
In the absence of evidence, superstition. It’s a Middle Ages thing. That’s my theory anyway.
I love my children. That will never change. I have prayed to them for forgiveness and hope that they will forgive me. I never meant to hurt them!!
But the lover’s power is the poet’s power. He can make love from all the common strings with which this world is strung.
Punk is musical freedom. It’s saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster’s terms, ‘nirvana’ means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that’s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.
I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.
Tom DeLay ought to go back to Houston where he can serve his jail sentence.
If you are going to do something wrong at least enjoy it.
Happy is he who has gained the wealth of divine thoughts, wretched is he whose beliefs about the gods are dark.
The glory of 70mm is the sharpness of the image it offers.
It’s time for conservative Americans to right the ship again.
To do two things at once is to do neither.
In 1940 I came across a record by Jimmy Yancey. I can’t say how important that record is. From then on, all I wanted to do was play the blues.
This is the task, I think, of a letter movement. But it should be set up only in states where a significant response can be achieved, for a letter movement necessarily presupposes a strong organization.
Samuel L. Jackson is one of the best actors there is.
If ever I feel I might be able to tackle it, I’d love to try holding a spear or something in the theater, or opening a door, or anything, just to try it, you know, because it must be some marvelous magic thing.
It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime.
Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
It can’t be Nature, for it is not sense.
I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.
Any life is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.
Jorge Luis Borges
It’s surprising how hard we’ll work when the work is done just for ourselves.
Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
But I say these things in an objective dispassionate manner because, you know, and I can’t explain why, but being one of the greatest guitarists in the world simply is not very important to me.