Top Quotes About Anything
Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
Redd Foxx was the same gruff old codger you saw on television.
I hole up now and then and do nothing for days but read.
A lot of the things that until now seemed unthinkable are starting to be thinkable.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Goodness means the highest degree of popularity.
I don’t personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance between light and dark.
Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.
Harold S. Geneen
The International Brigades and the British volunteers were, numerically, only a small part of the Republican forces, but nearly all had accepted the need for organization and order in civilian life.
I think that this liberal progressive agenda is not the thing that the American people want and it’s antithesis to who we are as a constitutional republic.
I went from somebody who didn’t sing to somebody who didn’t speak.
I don’t think a manager should be judged by whether he wins the pennant, but by whether he gets the most out of the twenty-five men he’s been given.
True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends’ boyfriends – and he accepts it.
My father was so much more than an accomplished businessman.
There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
War can be avoided, and it ought to be avoided. I want no war.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
I really believed that I was on the right track, but that did not mean that I would necessarily reach my goal.
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn’t think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
This is just strictly me wanting to make a record that is the real deal. It is all the stuff that I have learned and know that I remember. It’s what I perceive as country music is about.
The team that gets off to a good start wins pennants.
Gray skies are just clouds passing over.
Forgiveness isn’t about condoning what has happened to you or someone else’s actions against you.
That’s a wonderful change that’s taken place, and so most poetry today is published, if not directly by the person, certainly by the enterprise of the poet himself, working with his friends.
A. R. Ammons
I know it is all right. I wish I could make you feel so, I wish I could describe my feelings.
Thomas Starr King
Every once in a while, when the audience is expecting to see one thing, you have to show them something else.
I can rock out anything. I mean, I can rock out a little ‘Time After Time’. I can do a little ‘Grease Lightning’. It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke, my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it’s a lot of fun.
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
Apparently, there’s this whole set of disgruntled people but obviously it’s not my intention to offend anyone by changing the style of music that I’ve done.
A song has to become as much a part of you as a tailored suit.
Stories are the single most powerful tool in a leader’s toolkit.
In my ideal world, no child would suffer. Charitable instincts would prevail. There would be global acceptance of all different types of people.
Linda Georgian is a wonderful psychic. She can do amazing things.
He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity.
It was more of their quirky show. It was more like a cult show. The ratings weren’t really that high.
In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty is your lack of control as a writer.
Winning is overrated. The only time it is really important is in surgery and war.
People magazine had been around for a short period of time, but nobody had thought about putting entertainment news on a nightly basis on television.
Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.
Naturally we would prefer seven epiphanies a day and an earth not so apparently devoid of angels.
My stories are character driven.
He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most. God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us.
Now, given the experience that we have had thus far, with our subsequent trade agreements with NAFTA and others, you would think that with our experience of job loss that we have had there that when you find yourself in a hole that you might stop digging.
Stephen F. Lynch
If you’re going to spend seven months of your life – for me seven months, for Roland Emmerich, 3, 4, 5 years of his life – doing something, I think you have to have something to say.
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.
Arthur M. Schlesinger
Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the foreigner, who deals with them, they are so friendly how can they be so suspicious they are so suspicious how can they be so friendly but they just are.
We do not get to this age to be written off. Older people can act as a support system, which is what happens more in Mediterranean countries. People become much wiser as they get older and we should value that.
I have two children and they’re young yet but all of the children that I know really inspire me.
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don’t know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox’s or bear’s, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.