Top Quotes About Anything
Love always ends differently and it always begins differently – especially with me.
The genius of the French language, descended from its single Latin stock, has triumphed most in the contrary direction – in simplicity, in unity, in clarity, and in restraint.
I have always thought of myself as a performer first and way down the line as a recording artist.
Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can’t do that. It’s gone, gone forever.
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing can ever happen twice. In consequence, the sorry fact is that we arrive here improvised and leave without the chance to practice.
Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open.
It sounds like something from a Woody Guthrie song, but it’s true; I was raised in a freight car.
From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it.
If we can’t begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
If one is satisfied with things, one doesn’t complain about the downsides that exist, either.
Georg Henrik von Wright
I have sworn to die painting.
Modern American cinema seems to me superficial. The intention is to understand a certain reality, and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality.
An intriguing paradox of the 1990s is that it isn’t called a decade of greed.
I’m a filmmaker, not a scientist.
The Internet offers authors and their readers a new diversity of opportunities and freedom.
I listen to jazz and gospel… yeah that’s basically what I listen to.
One day I actually took the list into the bathroom and I put it up against my face and looked in the mirror and I realized I had one of two choices, change the list or change myself.
I know I got angels watchin me from the other side.
She’s leaving when the president has one of the highest approval ratings on record. From here, it can only go down. And when it does, you know who they’re going to blame. They’re gonna blame Andy Card!
There was so long from when we did the pilot and then when the show was eventually picked up by Comedy Central – and, in fact, we had to shoot the pilot twice.
Boy George is all England needs – another queen who can’t dress.
I prefer playing in the studio because you have much more control over things.
The more we try to rest ourselves from our Egos, the deeper we sink into it.
Emile M. Cioran
If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about the answers.
I love acting but I don’t like all of the other stuff associated with it. The interest in celebrities, the press, the Internet, when your identity becomes mixed up in the way people are preceving you.
My soul is fine, thanks.
To do nothing evil is good; to wish nothing evil is better.
A man’s conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
I don’t take part in it the way I used to-the bimbos, the free beers, free drugs, all that. That’s still there if you want it, but I don’t really seek that out any more.
It’s that I’m 39. I feel hot and sexy, actually… I feel it inside myself. I don’t feel dried up and tired and no longer interested in sex is what I’m trying to say.
Social democracy seeks and finds the ways, and particular slogans, of the workers’ struggle only in the course of the development of this struggle, and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone.
If worms carried pistols, birds wouldn’t eat ’em.
All soldiers who serve their country and put their lives at risk need to know that if something happens to them, their families will be well taken care of. That’s the bond we have with our military men and women and their families.
And I just think that we’re at a point in our economic life here in our state – and – and, candidly, across the country, where increased taxes is just the wrong way to go. The people of our state are not convinced that state government, county government, local government has done all they can with the money we already give them, rather than the money that we have before.
I have always had a particular antagonism for the military.
The fact is, we are a nine-member court that sits on cases.
Sandra Day O'Connor
I never did go back to acting class. I was too busy working.
What have we achieved since the end of the Second World War? We have allowed petty, bourgeois regimes in which everything is average, mediocre.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
Also, in a funny way, if you have been happily married there are no unresolved areas, nothing to prove to yourself after the other dies.
I had a very diametrically opposite set of parents.
I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction.
Katherine Anne Porter
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
Did I feel naked being naked? Yeah. Totally.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
Said I was beautiful, did he? He’s being paid for treatment, not flattery.
And to learn, you have to be willing to push yourself.
If they had connived a scheme, and Christ had not been raised from the dead, where would have been the hardest place on the face of the earth to convince anyone? In Jerusalem.
The new strategy is to teach intelligent design without calling it intelligent design.
The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one’s contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
Miguel De Cervantes