Top Quotes About Anything
Life ceases to be so oppressive: we are free to give our own lives meaning and purpose, free to redeem our suffering by making something of it.
I’ve been on so many blind dates I should get a free dog.
Whitney M. Young
So after the Lewinsky scandal, everything changed, and we moved from using the Bible to address the moral issues of our time, which were social, to moral issues of our time that were very personal. I have continued that relationship up until the present.
We were on the dark side of the Earth when we started to see outside the window this soft pink glow, which is a lot of little angry ions out there going very fast. We were hitting them very fast.
What I try to do for my readers is to pass on some of the things that I found out about being thirteen after doing it for forty years.
The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he’s really pissed off.
I was a dog in a past life. Really. I’ll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take. Like, Hey, I know him.
William H. Macy
I have always drawn strength from being close to home.
Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
My husband is exceedingly busy. For some time the talk of his going had been slack, but just now again there seems to be a move to get him sent to the front!
Infancy is what is eternal, and the rest, all the rest, is brevity, extreme brevity.
What words say does not last. The words last. Because words are always the same, and what they say is never the same.
Capitalism is not an economic system, but a world-outlook, or rather, a part of a whole world-outlook.
Francis Parker Yockey
I like making black and white films in natural surroundings, but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio where the colors are easier to control.
When I got divorced and moved into an apartment, I started keeping the TV on, just for company.
To see things in the seed, that is genius.
The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason.
People know me. I’m not going to produce any cartwheels out there. I’m not going to belong on Comedy Central. I’ll always be a tennis player, not a celebrity.
What most people didn’t realize in the Western countries is that here its not a question of having supporters, its a question of getting these votes to the polling stations.
What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!
I told her I wanted a plastic surgeon to sew me up, and I wanted her to freeze my ovaries, so I could harvest the eggs and have a biological child through a surrogate.
Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.
One has to be able to count if only so that at fifty one doesn’t marry a girl of twenty.
I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With The Wind.
Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life.
I was with the U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali on the day that Srebrenica fell, which happened to be a huge historical turning point in the Bosnian war.
Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.
I think there are a lot of people who really want to be famous, they really do. I don’t. It sort of gets in the way of the everyday things that I do.
Right now, my favorite game is Resident Evil 2.
I don’t like to search too much. I find it is easier when romance finds you.
Our nation has kept faith with its veterans. Funding for veterans healthcare and benefits is strong, and has increased more than 75 percent in the last decade.
War is fear cloaked in courage.
Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
My mother wanted me off her hands. She was a working woman. She designed clothes, and she was a celebrity collector. It’s my mother’s ambition to be a celebrity.
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
It’s really exciting and kind of special, especially having our own band. It’s just completely different.
In essentials, unity; in differences, liberty; in all things, charity.
When you’re creating a character out of nothing, you have to make all the guesses as to how they walk, how they talk, how they think. It was all there on the table for us to pick and choose for Murrow.
I am amazed at radio DJ’s today. I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron. I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for.
The more we try to rest ourselves from our Egos, the deeper we sink into it.
Emile M. Cioran
Detroit, the heart of the country… I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile.
To find in ourselves what makes life worth living is risky business, for it means that once we know we must seek it. It also means that without it life will be valueless.
I wonder at the idleness of tears.
Lizette Woodworth Reese
There is no must in art because art is free.
Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves.
Albert Bushnell Hart
There was a certain point in my life where I had to decide that I was going to take my future and Nicole’s and not wallow in what happened to me because when you do that, you just keep repeating what’s been happening and at some point you have to make a choice.
I knew nothing about the people who ran the game in those days.
It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
Robert Green Ingersoll
You know this old style of American family series? Well, I sit there and cry.
Baghdad is determined to force the Mongols of our age to commit suicide at its gates.
Me, my literary reputation is mostly abroad, but I am anchored here in New York. I can’t think of any other place I’d rather die than here.