Top Quotes About Anything
Life does not stand still for families and local communities when our brave men and women are deployed, but we can make their time apart more bearable by recognizing their sacrifice and fulfilling our commitments to them.
It has a really timeless feel.
All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many.
Yeah, I had a tremendous time shooting in Nebraska. I like that state a lot, all over it.
I’ve always felt like I was on the margins. Once upon a time that’s what independent used to mean.
I fell in love with theater there, and after graduation I moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
You’ll probably get three horses and you have to draw a good buckin’ horse. That’s mighty tough.
My best move is probably my pull up jump shot.
Cary Grant and I were doing a play in New York. He had a crush on me. Whenever we went to a party, he would always sit on the floor beside me. I thought that was kind of beautiful, like that’s where he wanted to be.
I accepted the interviews and encounters that had to be held with the media, but I would have preferred to work in peace.
As far as pacing the shoot is concerned, I know when I’ve got it. I don’t think there’s any reason to take ten takes unless you need them.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
I think the bait for doing something really is always the part.
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
Johannes Sebastian Bach
Inspiration doesn’t really work like that – you’re not looking out for it. Inspiration is something that tends to capture you rather than you capture it.
My interests are different now than they were thirty years ago.
I’m not a big radio guy, I don’t listen to whatever is the hip new thing.
My employer was never at any time aware of anything in my past beyond the writing I did, because, frankly, it isn’t relevant to the job I was asked to do, which was to be a reporter.
Yeah, see, my view of Jordan is that he doesn’t belong to Washington.
Pocahontas was the reason the Virginia colony didn’t disappear, unlike some earlier attempts.
Whenever ideas fail, men invent words.
Martin H. Fischer
Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.
Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town.
If it’s not growing, it’s going to die.
Anybody who says they are a good liar obviously is not, because any legitimately savvy liar would always insist they’re honest about everything.
The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination.
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
W. H. Auden
The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people.
Alexis de Tocqueville
I think I’m a really good partner and very sensitive to the other person’s feelings. I want somebody else to be comfortable, to understand about my job, and if they want to come on a set and see me work, they always can.
To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
Each of us carries within himself a collection of instant insults.
My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty… it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.
It’s like a prehistoric reflex, you know, going out and getting the meat and bringing it back to the cave. You feel you’re supposed to make it better, but more than likely she’s asking you to tell her how you feel.
We each own one car, and we have a reasonable house. It’s a lovely place to be, but it’s not extravagant.
They have stolen the public lands. They have grasped all to themselves, and by their unprincipled greed brought a crisis of unparalleled distress on forty millions of people, who have natural resources to feed, clothe and shelter the whole human race.
I find it greatly disturbing that the Bush administration has used political and religious ideologies to influence national policy on science and medicine.
In the twilight, it was a vision of power.
Actually, I’ve done it the other way so many times where you rehearse the band and you do the whole thing with lights, the show and the crew – everything. Then you see what happens and you’re already committed to dates. I’m just sort of putting out feelers this way.
I spend a lot of time preparing. I think a lot about what I want to do. I have prep books, little notebooks in which I write everything down before a sitting. Otherwise I would forget my ideas.
I have to say that elections, even in the most peaceful region, always make the hardest time for regional state institutions, including security structures.
We may win when we lose, if we have done what we can; for by so doing we have made real at least some part of that finished product in whose fabrication we are most concerned: ourselves.
We were only allowed to watch Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers and 3-2-1 Contact!
Rachael Leigh Cook
My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am.
Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.
Carrie P. Snow
Growing up, all I did was work and vacation, but I loved it, no one pushed me into anything. The thing was I developed no special skills. I don’t have any resentment because I am a performer and I’ve always felt that, but it did take its toll socially.
Many people worry so much about managing their careers, but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES. I want to make my life, not just my job, the best it can be. The rest will work itself out.
I’m very, very concerned about the Bush presidency. I’m worried about the kinds of cuts in domestic programs that mean something to a lot of people, including members of my family, who depend on certain things from the government.
Sarah Jessica Parker
I got to know every format of every station and who was on and what time.
In Hungary, acting is a career for which one fits himself as earnestly as one studies for a degree in medicine, law, or philosophy.
I think a commission set up to examine slavery and the consequences of it, would probably be a very fruitful, important dialogue for the United States to be involved in.