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.
The camera is no more an instrument of preservation, the image is.
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
H. L. Mencken
If you believe in a cause, you must be willing to put yourself on the line for that cause.
Well I think that’s probably one of a few, where I grew up in the City of New York, it’s got a lot of energy, my parents are Irish-American so there was a bit of yelling going on in my house but it seemed normal.
And I think maybe all women, if they just had a chance, would be romantic and believe in love and not sex. And men believe in sex and not love.
Balance is so important in our lives. In our busy world, we can give ourselves balance between thinking and feeling.
For years, I’ve been wondering what could happen to nuclear submarines when they dive and disappear from the surface of the earth for months, without a trace. No one really knows where they are.
I don’t understand labels. I don’t need anybody to tell me I’m Latina or black or anything else. I’ve played characters that were written for Caucasian females, I just want to be given the same consideration as everybody else, and so far that has been happening.
People call to keep me abreast of what’s going on.
We are increasing our efforts to attract the right kind of foreign investors through our various agencies.
Eight years involved with the nuclear industry have taught me that when nothing can possible go wrong and every avenue has been covered, then is the time to buy a house on the next continent.
Television has created a nation of news junkies who tune in every night to get their fix on the world.
I think it’s really odd, too, that the public is so privy to how much money the actors make and what movies cost. It seems to me to be beside the point. When I go to a movie I really don’t want to think about the money. I want to see the story.
Not so cold, some snow fell. I went inside the log cabin and said goodbye to Mother, she was so alike grandmother, just younger.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education.
Abolition of a woman’s right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity: a form of rape by the State.
The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don’t resent them, you are not fit to live.
Bernard de Mandeville
You know, I’m an eagle, flying around in the mountains.
Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
What is more important is that Foreign Service Officers understand business, about the needs of U.S. business and how to help U.S. companies make the right connections abroad.
Life is good when we think it’s good. Life is bad when we don’t think.
I used up every cent I earned as an actress.
One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.
Katherine Anne Porter
Reagan and Bush… made the world safe for hypocrisy.
What’s another word for Thesaurus?
Refurbishing I’ve done in the first three years and I’m still giving housing money, of course, to the north.
I will work with a director who has good material because at the end of the day, that’s what counts.
There is not one single place built in this country that did not have a former Arab population.
We’ve been together since the womb. We met in the womb.
Success is steady progress toward one’s personal goals.
I arrived in California with no job, no car, and no money, but, like millions of other girls, a dream.
I think we just knew that we had a movie when Rachel walked in the room.
The Beatles did treat me as a member of the group. And that was a great honor, you know?
In this life struggle, here I am among you fully cognizant that a true believer has no fear of what God has ordained for him. Those who are visited by fear live only for their present, under the illusion that the world began with them and will end with their departure.
King Hussein I
Which, of course, isn’t the point of writing – but it would be nice if, along with the creative satisfaction of writing and seeing my work in print, I could do more than merely scrape a living. Okay, moaning over.
Never assume that the guy understands that you and he have a relationship.
Whenever we condemn, we cloak the world in pain.
We sit in a room for months trying to think of funny things.
If somebody has a chance to put my food in their mouth, that tells the story.
A great many things which in times of lesser knowledge we imagined to be superstitious or useless, prove today on examination to have been of immense value to mankind.
In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
George J. Mitchell
You cannot have a proud and chivalrous spirit if your conduct is mean and paltry; for whatever a man’s actions are, such must be his spirit.
I never met a kid I liked.
W. C. Fields
It is very difficult for people to come in contact with their own emotions and their own sensibilities.
I have plenty of invitations to go places, lots to do. If I’m not working, I go to have my hair taken care of and work at needlepoint.
The rule on staying alive as a forecaster is to give ’em a number or give ’em a date, but never give ’em both at once.
Jane Bryant Quinn
The Democratic Party needs to look carefully at moving towards the middle, where the American people are.
To me the definition of true masculinity – and femininity, too – is being able to lay in your own skin comfortably.