Top Quotes About Anything
Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.
It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.
James M. Barrie
We must move away from our dependency on fossil fuels, and I am glad that GM has invested over $1 billion in hydrogen fuel cells cars to meet this goal.
You could argue that war is always an irrational act, and yet many states enter into military conflict out of rational calculation or national interest or the stability or longevity of their regime.
I don’t find the business easy. The moment you start talking about the business, you start sounding like someone in Spinal Tap.
Death is an incident producing clay. Use it, mold it, learn from it.
And when you really think about the 9-11 event, the horrific attack on our land here in America and the death of three thousand of out loved ones, it was a defining moment.
I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other. Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life – whoever you are, whatever our differences.
When Talking Heads started, we called ourselves Thinking Man’s Dance Music.
We were using Brooke as an actress; she was playing different roles: a liberated woman, a teenager, a vamp.
For me, words are just words, nothing else.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
There’s no way that I could do a 9 to 5 job. There’s no way. I was not cut out for that. You come in and you work for three months on the one job. They say, ‘Great,’ you know, and you’re on to the next one – and you never even got fired. It’s wonderful.
I have always compared our traditions of liberty, like those of Abraham Lincoln and Ho Chi Minh.
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
George Bernard Shaw
I try to write everyday. I do that much better over here than when I’m teaching. I always rewrite, usually fairly close-on which is to say first draft, then put it aside for 24 hours then more drafts.
I’m very fond of the Talent series, and also the Crystal Singer trio.
I’d like to see an arrested growth of development. You can’t stop it, but it’s important we do something about the developers having the upper hand.
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living, which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few, but to live well belongs to all.
Reggie Jackson hit one off me that’s still burrowing its way to Los Angeles.
Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Of course, not everybody’s willing to go out and do the experiments, but for the people who are willing to go out and do that, – if the experiments don’t work, then it means it’s not science.
Is it absurd to imagine that our social behavior, from amoeba to man, is also planned and dictated, from stored information, by the cells? And that the time has come for men to be entrusted with the task, through heroic efforts, of bringing life to other worlds?
We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.
I stayed in a really old hotel last night. They sent me a wake-up letter.
Every ISP is being attacked, maliciously both from in the United States and outside of the United States, by those who want to invade people’s privacy. But more importantly they want to take control of computers, they want to hack them, they want to steal information.
I had hoped that the board would accept Johnny Hon’s offer of a loan to buy the stadium back for the club, as I think this would be best way of continuing the long tradition of Cambridge United in Cambridge – and it was a generous offer.
The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.
I’m always prepared for the worst. I was prepared to have the book come out, sell seven copies, and have to keep working in advertising, so it was just great that it was received so well and by such a huge audience.
When I was coming up, I just wanted to play baseball and I’m doing what I love to do most. How can I feel pressure doing what I love to do?
Get to like your own body.
I write screenplays that don’t get made and pilots that don’t get picked up, and I re-write other people’s movies, and those are all different kinds of fees.
If we had a starting XI that no one could argue about it wouldn’t say a lot for English football. We’d probably be on a downward spiral. It’s good that people have different ideas about who should play.
Perhaps host and guest is really the happiest relation for father and son.
I only write about what I do, what happens to me.
What’s so touching is the way we fight the war right until the moment our business is taken care of and then we turn on a dime and we immediately start taking care of people. It’s like a shock and aw shucks campaign.
That was the first time I saw a horse start from a kneeling position!
I can play any instrument if you give me 20 minutes.
One of the fundamental questions of today’s world is undoubtedly the question of equitable globalisation.
To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it.
We’re in an illusion about what our role is in world politics and foreign affairs, and our policies are killing and destroying and doing a lot of things that we are not aware of.
I’ve never wanted to become a politician, an interior decorator, I’ve never wanted to speculate and make a load of money. I just wanted this.
If I were in the Beatles, I’d be a good George Harrison.
My dog was with me all the time. I talked to my dog. She was my best buddy. I shared all my secrets with her, but I don’t think I every really tried jokes out with the dog.
I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.
I’ve got a computer, but I won’t go near it.
It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge. It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.
There isn’t any formula or method. You learn to love by loving – by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done.
It is a queer thing, but imaginary troubles are harder to bear than actual ones.
I’m one of those writers who tends to be really good at making outlines and sticking to them. I’m very good at doing that, but I don’t like it. It sort of takes a lot of the fun out.