Top Quotes About Anything
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a ‘bus movie.’
Twenty years and $40 billion. They seem like good round numbers.
I find it next to impossible to remain politely silent when people prate to me about the glory of being given another chance to live happily ever after!
So I don’t cry anymore, I just beat people up. It’s a lot more fun.
Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
Instead, California is one of only 10 states that provides in-state college and university tuition to illegal immigrants. That’s grossly unfair to a legal high school student who moves out of California for a year, then returns to attend college.
Art is a liaison between some sort of deranged mentality and others who are not going through it.
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I’ll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.
To understand someone, find out how he spends his money.
Before you can hit the jackpot, you have to put a coin in the machine.
I want to be like Tom Cruise from The Outsiders and go on and do amazing movies for a long time.
Probably the most useful thing I can do as secretary of state is to assist the president in adapting and renewing the transnational institutions that were created after World War II.
I’ve said many a time that I think the Un-American Activities Committee in the House of Representatives was the most un-American thing in America!
Harry S. Truman
Three events. Three gold medals. I was news, big news, in the sports world.
Nearly 100,000 sex offenders remain unregistered, and are moving freely about the country; the risk that they may strike again grows every day.
The sexes in each species of being… are always true equivalents – equals but not identical.
Antoinette Brown Blackwell
I made sure no butt cheek hung out. You know, the original Daisy, Catherine Bach’s shorts were shorter than mine.
Language is much closer to film than painting is.
If your goal is anything but profitability – if it’s to be big, or to grow fast, or to become a technology leader – you’ll hit problems.
When you can’t stop what you’re doing long enough to improve it, you will never stop what you are doing.
When I was growing up, Green Day had just come out.
I got politics and economics moving and then others took over.
Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
There were periods when I sometimes made fires in a large, open fireplace that lasted about two weeks, which was how long it took to burn my compositions. So there has been an awful lot that I have destroyed.
I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness. I cried when it was time to go back to school long after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.
I got tired of the Ramones around the time I quit and I really got into rap. I thought it was the new punk rock. LL Cool J was my biggest idol.
Dee Dee Ramone
Somebody asked me about the current choice we’re being given in the presidential election. I said, Well, it’s like two of the scariest movies I can imagine.
I felt like the dark hair added like a toughness to my face also, which was really important.
Men don’t oppress women any more than women oppress men.
It’s changed throughout the years, but at one time I was a really big bubble gum ice cream fan. I’d spit the bubble gum pieces in a cup and then collect them.
If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said “No.”
My father still is a lawyer, and my mom was a teacher and then later a career counselor.
An organized effort is making to deceive the people. There are two great enemies of thought and progress, the aristocracy of royalty and the aristocracy of gold.
Mary Elizabeth Lease
As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.
I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
In 1967, the students at San Francisco State invited the poet Amiri Baraka to the campus for a semester. He attracted other influential black writers such as Sonia Sanchez, Ed Bullins, Eldridge Cleaver. What emerged was something we called the community communications program. That’s how I got involved; I got involved in a little play.
I face every project the same way – do it right and give 110%. 100% isn’t good enough.
I’m not trying to clock scores in this lifetime, it’s just that things are better now than they were like five, ten years ago. Music has gotten a lot better. There’s a lot of people who are committed to – soulfully.
You hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear these words I say to myself, ‘That man is a Red, that man is a Communist!’ You never hear a real American talk like that.
The writer works in a lonely way.
This is my job and I respect it enough to concentrate on it.
I found myself getting more publicly shy when the gala events and big crowds started. Some people embrace it. To me, it’s not worth enough to risk my private life being public.
I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys. It’s a lot easier for me. There’s a difference with women: you can’t take them to dinner every night and go crazy.
You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it.
Edward James Olmos
No sane person should believe that something is subjective merely because it cannot be settled beyond controversy.
And she could never give me an answer. And I realized that, you know, I had a problem on my hands.
It is a common mistake these days to politicize anything and everything, including music.
Thus there arose in me both a need and a plan for the foundation of the human sciences.
I just love listening to the laughter.