Top Quotes About Anything
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
Acting is pretty much my whole life.
As the twig is bent the tree inclines.
We have time, there’s no big rush.
We receive the truths of science by compulsion. Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them.
Leave the President’s family business to him. You will have plenty to do without trying to manage the First Family. They are likely to do fine without your help.
Man thinks, God directs.
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
Because I found myself telling the story of his family to people without the visual aids that I was able to employ by filming them eventually. But I very much knew exactly what I was going to do.
In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance.
We are like the mechanism of a watch: each part is essential.
Nathan Meyer Rothschild
I try to address my audiences intelligently. The man in the street counts, but sometimes he forgets that he counts.
I’ll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can’t play games his whole life.
Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
There is a god within us.
I had never thought of my career as going in the direction that it did, as far as fan response was concerned.
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
George S. Patton
I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music, and at the most advanced level. I had never studied such things as harmony.
Andrew has talked about my character being the conscience of the film, the heart of the film.
So the storm passed and every one was happy.
For me, winning isn’t something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.
Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.
We are all agents of the same supreme power, the people.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
It is one of man’s curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.
Joseph De Maistre
People lived in the same apartments for years. You’d meet a group of kids in kindergarten, and you’d still be with them in high school. No one ever left the neighborhood.
And then it got even worse, I mean, a few people fell by the wayside within hours. Nick Lowe was in it for about 5 hours I think, he was expelled for going to bed.
Innumerable confusions and a feeling of despair invariably emerge in periods of great technological and cultural transition.
Civil Rights opened the windows. When you open the windows, it does not mean that everybody will get through. We must create our own opportunities.
Mary Frances Berry
I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being ‘someone’s girlfriend’, and now I am happy being single.
For sure I would be a very emotional captain. A very hands-on captain.
Someone pays me a hundred bucks every Tuesday to DJ. I don’t think I’ll ever give that up.
We, Norton I, do hereby decree that the offices of President, Vice President, and Speaker of the House of Representatives are, from and after this date, abolished.
Joshua A. Norton
People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines… There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one’s faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one’s memories.
W. Somerset Maugham
Somebody did an article in one of the newspapers saying that at that time I had the most visibility of any actor around. Kind of nice, you know, when that thing was happening.
The lover is a monotheist who knows that other people worship different gods but cannot himself imagine that there could be other gods.
It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
Your children don’t have to fear you to respect you.
I see no room in holy Scripture for any sexual activity outside of matrimony.
You know, you don’t please everybody.
It is very clear that voice communications is moving on to the Internet. In the end, the price that anyone can provide for voice transmission on the Net will trend toward zero.
There are many exceptions, but New York is a great place to start a career.
It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did not see any sign of victory but only the retreat of the French forces engaged in the battle.
A man’s felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.
My goals are for the U.S. team to get to the second round of the World Cup and to win a championship here in the U.S. with my club team the Columbus Crew.
It’s a great story. It’s available for anyone else who wants to try it. We’re not brilliant. We’re not unbelievable. We’re just two people who hit a nerve. I think it can be done again and again and again. More people should try it.
You program music with an image and then people are desensitized.
A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.