Top Quotes About Anything
Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.
Conductors are performers.
Michael Tilson Thomas
I am not someone who believes we should build a fence around our country but I do believe there ought to be some fairness with respect to the rules of this globalization.
Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense desire to achieve a just and lasting peace. The compassion and charity of the American people should be reflected in this legislation, though sadly, they are silenced.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Being a motion picture actress is the pitch of ecstasy.
You don’t want to spend your life explaining yourself.
I’m in prison. But my heart and mind is free. Gangsta haters on the streets are doing more time than me. They need 30 police escorts with them every time they walk down the street.
Sitting at home the way I do, I’d just love the hear from people. It’d be a great help in passing the time.
Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world.
William Allen White
I grew up in a place where everybody was a storyteller, but nobody wrote. It was that kind of Celtic, storytelling tradition: everybody would have a story at the pub or at parties, even at the clubs and raves.
I think escapism is really important.
If all consciousness is subject to essential laws in a manner similar to that in which spatial reality is subject to mathematical laws, then these essential laws will be of most fertile significance in investigating facts of the conscious life of human and brute animals.
Politically speaking, you don’t necessarily give away information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand. But at the same time you don’t keep reality from the population.
Marriage is nature’s way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.
The anger in the Brigade against those who fought the Republic in the rear was sharpened by reports of weapons, even tanks, being kept from the front and hidden for treacherous purposes.
For the first half of your life, people tell you what you should do; for the second half, they tell you what you should have done.
Richard J. Needham
Doesn’t matter what you say or do; people can always find a way to call you a dick.
If I wasn’t in the theater, I would be a hermit.
You know who a role model for me is? George Ballanchine.
If any player has a bad game it’s there in the back of your mind in the next game. There’s always a hangover. It is like a wounded animal in a way, as you want to get out there as quick as possible and rectify it.
They would come down in Mississippi, they hired me as a talent scout. And I would go all over Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, and find out different artists for them.
They have the ability to take a person’s freedom from them. On certain situations, they have the ability to take a person’s reputation. And under certain circumstances, they have the authority to take a person’s life.
Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
It works much like a marriage, an old marriage. You’ve got to work on it.
Effort and result are never simultaneous. In art, only the result counts.
First of all, I try to be a positive role model.
Having started out in theatre, I feel an impulse to do it as much as I can.
Basically, I hate conformity. I hate people telling me what to do. It makes me want to smash things. So-called normal behaviour patterns make me so bored, I could throw up!
Wendy O. Williams
This goal can and must be attained in this life. But even if this does not happen, remember that he who has found the way once, always returns to this world with an internal maturity that enables him to continue his work.
I think all of us certainly believed the statistics which said that probably 88% chance of mission success and maybe 96% chance of survival. And we were willing to take those odds.
The real thing is, you should be seeing these plays in the Theatre. That’s what they were written for. That’s where the enjoyment is. Studying them is no enjoyment whatsoever.
For a long time I thought I was a poet, but that’s a high title to claim.
But there will be no justice, there will be no government of the people, by the people, and for the people, as long as the government and its officials permit bribery in any form.
John Jay Hooker
The rich and the well-born, according to the Federalist Papers, was greatly feared by the founders.
John Jay Hooker
I might be in an airport, late or angry with a ticket person, and I’m going to sort of check myself, because part of me is seen as Eric Camden. We all need as much help as we can get. It’s a role model to me as much as to anybody else.
Sometimes I can spend as long revising a manuscript as I spent writing it in the first place.
What are we blaming? Is this Vietnam? We made a movie, it didn’t make much money. I’m gonna be really happy if somebody watches it in 10 years’ time and really enjoys it.
But, also, before I even go on the Medicare prescription drug debate, I always tell the folks in rural Illinois, and I represent 30 counties south of Springfield down to Indiana and Kentucky, that in this bill is the best rural package for hospitals ever passed.
I want to direct. It’s something that I know I’ll be really good at.
Remove idleness from the world and soon the arts of Cupid would perish.
I never quit trying. I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.
There have to be more important things going on in the world than my past.
Too many young musicians today want to win polls before they learn their instruments.
There is a crying need today to have this truth heralded throughout the land that youth especially may appreciate and hold the freedom of the individual as sacred as did our revolutionary fathers.
David O. McKay
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father’s craft.
Honore De Balzac
I sometimes think I might be autistic because I like to know – I need to know – my beginnings and my ends. I don’t have to be in control of it, but I need to know what’s going on.
Let everything you do be done as if it makes a difference.
The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy.
I don’t go near the money and the money doesn’t go near me.