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.
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
A lot of the reasons why something is a favorite thing are all things you don’t necessarily see, the place, the people, the time, where you are, what it meant to you at the time.
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
Always keep your composure. You can’t score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.
The same characters that keep reappearing, bigger than life, find their own integrity in doing what they do the way they do it, even if it causes their own deaths.
I will say that Rick will probably die before the end of the book. I’ll go ahead and put that in print. Nobody’s safe. I’ve almost killed him three times already.
What I have is a bunch of really hungry, amazingly talented guys that can kick anybody’s rear end.
It’s important to move the theatre into the 21st Century.
I have seen one shrike occupy himself for hours in sticking up on thorns, a number of small fishes that the fishermen had thrown on the shore. The fishes dried up and decayed.
The media’s power is frail. Without the people’s support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch.
I learned a lot about morality from fiction, from movies.
I don’t have the will for singing but I must do it.
If I die prematurely I shall be saved from being bored to death at my own success.
Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability.
The role of a do-gooder is not what actors call a fat part.
Bob Altman had this relaxed but serious attitude. Everybody loved him. I wanted him to adopt me.
I stand before you today as a disciplined conservative Texan, a committed Republican and a proud American, united with you to restoring our nation and revive the American dream.
Every year the State will be the dog that chases its own tail… engaging in a futile attempt to close a perpetual budget gap.
Richard J. Codey
You can be in an acting class all you want, but you don’t fully learn until you get off that stage and in front of a camera.
There seemed to be endless obstacles… it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear.
You can’t build Europe against anyone.
Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
There were influences in my life that were more important than journalism, such as comic strips and radio.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
I could be with a woman in a bed, for weeks even, and it would seem to me like three seconds. Or 300 years.
That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.
When you look at the state of the economy right now, you have to set a priority. And my top priority is the deficit of jobs and economic growth, and especially this perception that the United States could be falling behind especially Asian economies.
Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take a calculated risk – and to act.
Apparently, the image of our president is as offensive to MTV as it is to me.
I got this call that they wanted me to join this cast. They called it a family show, and it thought that it would be similar to all family shows. I wasn’t sure about this until I watched some tapes, and was amazed.
It’s so important to look relaxed.
I believe that before anybody makes the journey to the other side, we have to know on a soul level that we are leaving, whether it’s an accident or illness, and we prepare ourselves to a certain degree that we won’t be there in the future.
I believe a man is better anchored who has a belief in the Supreme Being.
James Cash Penney
If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many would be made useful members of society that otherwise would make no figure in it.
We can’t go all over the world killing people because we disagree with them.
Eddie Bernice Johnson
I do feel really determined, and that I have to pull myself together, but I don’t really think like, my market has changed and my company has changed, and I’m going to make it BIG in America!
People in Nevada know me from the street to the ring to the Senate chambers. I’ve never had to prove my manhood to anyone.
Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors.
Sometimes cameras and television are good to people and sometimes they aren’t. I don’t know if its the way you say it, or how you look.
Our recent 5-year labour agreements, in Canada as well as the United States, are based upon experience, logic and principle rather than on pressure, propaganda and force.
Charles E. Wilson
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I wanted to play around with the format, really tear it to pieces and shake it up. For example, if Mitch saves someone from drowning, and that person then goes out and releases a virus that kills a million people. Imagine the moral implications of that.
My stuff was more of a folk coffeehouse thing, with more acoustic guitar, just me doing a single, and then adding on instruments and voices, with emphasis on lyrics and singing and light kind of acoustic jazz.
Every life is precious.
The life and liberty and property and happiness of the common man throughout the world are at the absolute mercy of a few persons whom he has never seen, involved in complicated quarrels that he has never heard of.
I’d forgotten what it was like to play music and have it be fun so I decided to stop. I wasn’t even sure if I was going to make a new record, I was just kinda quitting.
I was completely loyal and faithful to Stephen throughout this time as, indeed, he assured me he was to me.
Let us love temperately, things violent last not.
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas A. Edison
I’m glad I have an outlet. I don’t think I would put my aggression elsewhere, but working on the projects I have worked on, you tend to benefit personally from trying to wrap your head around the way other people look at the world.