Top Quotes About Anything
Love is all you need.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.
As a painter today you have to work without that essential platform. But if one does not deceive oneself and accepts this lack of certainty, other things may come into play.
But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job.
No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life’s slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.
It matters little how much equipment we use; it matters much that we be masters of all we do use.
In modern pharmacology it’s so clear that even if you have a fixed dose of a drug, the individuals respond very differently to one and the same dose.
Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does, but fewer editors than you may suppose… the vast majority of editors are incorruptible.
So it’s a source of fun and a source of pride to have been a part of this little movie that could.
The radio was my big influence. Comedy came from the instinctual feel I had for language.
Dylan talked copiously, then stopped. ‘Somebody’s boring me,’ he said, ‘I think it’s me.’
The prisoners eyed the clothes some time, and laughed a good deal among themselves before they put them on.
I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with.
Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis – once that crisis can be recognized and understood.
However, while the Nazi barbarians and their collaborators threatened the entire world, I could not accept his philosophy and, after several earlier attempts, was finally accepted into the Canadian Infantry Corps during the last year of World War II.
Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.
They were, I doubt not, happy enough in their dark stalls, because they were horses, and had plenty to eat; and I was at times quite happy enough in the dark loft, because I was a man, and could think and imagine.
You don’t have to save the world, but you can be in the world-that’s where the beauty comes from.
Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent.
James A. Baldwin
Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.
No obligation to do the impossible is binding.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I think if you go beyond a year – if this continues into the system in the out years, I think there is a risk and that – that we could have a negative reaction in the bond market and that will offset the good that was attempted to be done.
Names are what people sometimes use to excuse their thoughts and actions towards you.
The tax code can be used to eliminate the toll booths on the information superhighway.
America must not ignore the threat gathering against us. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.
George W. Bush
The work is getting the work.
Poets that lasting marble seek Must come in Latin or in Greek.
I think we’ve established a convention on the show that allows us to do pretty much anything we want to.
The Resistance is a moral certainty, not a poetic one. The true poet never uses words in order to punish someone. His judgment belongs to a creative order; it is not formulated as a prophetic scripture.
Every reign must submit to a greater reign.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I always pet a dog with my left hand because if he bit me I’d still have my right hand to paint with.
Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.
If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
Amos Bronson Alcott
The verbal interpretation, on the other hand, i.e. the metaphysics of quantum physics, is on far less solid ground. In fact, in more than forty years physicists have not been able to provide a clear metaphysical model.
Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
Charles Caleb Colton
I keep the drafts of each poem in color-coded folders. I pick up the folders according to how I feel about that color that day.
We all hoped in 2001 that we could put in place an Afghan government under President Karzai that would be able to control the country, make sure al-Qaeda didn’t come back, and make sure the Taliban wasn’t resurging. It didn’t work out.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
For me, compatibility is a sense of humour, being able to laugh together; that is very important.
I always try to give my songs as gifts.
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day – like writing a poem or saying a prayer.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
You can’t imagine how stupid the whole world has grown nowadays.
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.
Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
With all the horror in the world and all the crap that’s going on, for an hour and a half you go eat some popcorn and laugh with your friends. That’s what a movie is all about.
The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others.
It is the answers, not the questions, that are embarrassing.
There’s always reasons to make mistakes. Because then you do new mistakes next time. So they’re beautiful mistakes.
It’s my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.
Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness.
Bryant H. McGill