Top Quotes About Anything
Love is all you need.
I have always been a person who is concerned with the dignity of jazz music and the way jazz musicians have been treated and are treated, and the fact that the music has not been given the kind of due that it deserves.
The market system requires that people be committed and willing to work hard. Inherent with that is what I call a merit system, which I think gives people the greatest opportunity.
Lee R. Raymond
We dried continuously day and night. We had no efficient way to do it, so we built this new popcorn plant.
We haven’t been happy with the way the war has been handled. The president has changed his reasons for being over there every time a reason is proven false or an objective reached.
You cannot be against embryonic stem cell research and be intellectually and therefore morally consistent, if you’re not also against in vitro fertilization.
People see my current success but don’t realize I’ve worked hard to get where I am. I used to clean garbage off the Philadelphia docks and put a lot of time into developing my music.
I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.
Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us.
On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.
No, I was pleased that it is possible for somebody who makes full disclosure as I’ve done, not only of the contributors, but also how the money is spent.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don’t fulfill the promise of their early years.
I should like to be remembered as the man who raised a voice against… placing limitations on the freedom of the individual.
So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won’t have the patience to pick them out.
When you sit down and watch something alone, you’re going to watch it for what it is.
I started noticing how stained the pavements are in London. The pavements in Beverly Hills aren’t used; in London, they’re used for everything. It doesn’t matter how much they’re cleaned, they still reflect light.
Facts are stupid until brought into connection with some general law.
There are actually quite high profile British TV star cameos in it that you probably wouldn’t even notice, that the British wouldn’t even notice, let alone the American audience.
Well, first of all, they’re all about the music and all I care about in my professional career is the music.
Never apologize, mister. It’s a sign of weakness.
Frank S. Nugent
If Thomas Jefferson had heard us, he probably would have said, ‘We shouldn’t have free speech.’
The ANC, we believe, stands at the head of the whole liberation front, the whole Mass Democratic Movement.
Just several years ago, Shaykh Kabbani, who is the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of America, when he was speaking at the State Department, said that more than 80 percent of the mosques were controlled by extremists. And from all I’ve seen over the last four or five years, the situation has even gotten worse.
There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect of the foreigner and his children, unless it be the arrogance most of us betray when we set out to “Americanize” him.
Charles Horton Cooley
A businessman is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I quit drinking, so I can think clear. When you have chop trouble, drinking doesn’t help the healing process.
So when I’m working out I do things extreme.
We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.
Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in.
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
Logan P. Smith
When you run for president of the United States, everybody does the same thing in the campaign-they talk about veterans, how much they admire them, how grateful they are.
Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance.
I think people need to commit to one another before they commit to bringing children into the world because that’s the optimum arrangement for children, not to take anything at all away from women who have to rear their children by themselves.
Leah Ward Sears
It is quite lovely being single, and I much prefer it.
The actor’s popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow.
What we’re going to do is redouble our efforts on financial regulatory reform, because that has in it sensible things like say on pay, so at least the shareholders are minding the store, sensible things like saying, for heaven’s sakes, compensation should be focused on – on long term, so that you don’t have rewards for short-term risk-taking.
Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa – particularly the ‘forgotten emergencies’ in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal.
No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
C. Day Lewis
Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority.
Rutherford B. Hayes
There is no re-inventing the wheel.
The closest thing to a law of nature in business is that form has an affinity for expense, while substance has an affinity for income.
I don’t need the money, dear. I work for art.
You always fall for the rascal or the guy who’s got a little bit of the devil in him. You can’t help it.
I really feel there’s no limitation on what this band can do in the studio or on the stage. That’s an empowering feeling – that we can bring a song to life.
What people want is a seamless Web experience.
I went and took golf lessons so Dad would let me play with him. I was just terrible… but I was able to have a wonderful time just walking around with Dad. I can see the real pleasure of that game.
David Hyde Pierce
You know, I have some issues. But I just love to play different characters all the time, and I try not to repeat myself too much.
In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time.
It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs. They expect too much of ordinary men.
The matinee audiences are different because they’re mostly kids, a great percentage kids. So they respond to everything differently, but I understand what they do respond to.