Top Quotes About Anything
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
H. L. Mencken
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict – alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs.
King James I
Many people – and I think I am one of them – are more productive when they’ve had a little to drink. I find if I drink two or three brandies, I’m far better able to write.
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I want to be in New York. It’s the place to be.
Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients – foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes – contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.
You can overcome anything if you don’t bellyache.
We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and contemplation.
Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
Independent minded girls that are naked sounds like a great start to something.
I am a musician, but I’m another type of musician.
If we became students of Malcolm X, we would not have young black men out there killing each other like they’re killing each other now. Young black men would not be impregnating young black women at the rate going on now. We’d not have the drugs we have now, or the alcoholism.
There is no schedule. We are all volunteers, so we get it done when we get it done. Perl 5 still works fine, and we plan to take the right amount of time on Perl 6.
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
I will reveal the secrets behind these doors.
I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.
Some people stay in the academic world just to avoid becoming self-aware. You can quote me on that.
Our visions begin with our desires.
If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once.
Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God’s way to say nobody’s perfect.
For origin and development of human faculty we must look to these processes of association in lower animals.
Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs.
There is also an artistic element which is lead by the film maker. Issues of what is reality and objectivity are as always relevant as someone is going to edit the film.
Rodgers and Hammerstein didn’t mean anything to me. I just wanted to have a hit, I just wanted to be like those people on the radio. It was all of a case of the present tense with no projecting into the future, particularly.
Most of the stuff I learned to play, I learned in high school. I had a band in high school, a jazz-fusion thing, and I was the keyboard player. I was interested in how the instruments worked and the theory behind playing with them.
The secret of art is love.
If I’d have went on the ice when this thing happened, someone would have speared me or something. It’s a great feeling of accomplishment and pride. They had to do it; it was their moment.
Yes, basically, like you said, I’ll work out a chord pattern and work out the lyrics over that.
There’s a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award, and a lot of great movies that haven’t. You just do the best you can.
The only love affair I have ever had was with music.
I’ve had more than 12,000 emails from the United States. It’s not easy in the United States to find out the email address of a British parliamentarian.
The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.
I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that’s what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it.
But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I’ve been at HUD, I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers in the world are in Federal Government.
People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
As an actor, that’s the best thing you can do, really take people along on a story and tell them something.
I’ve never been in a place where winning has hurt the ability to do anything.
Shakespeare was not meant for taverns, nor for tavern louts.
Samuel G. Engel
The public! the public! how many fools does it require to make the public?
It seems to me self-evident that if you have a life, things happen in it, and certain things do change; certain things end. People you know die.
For me, the film has to be incredibly bad to make me want to pack up and leave.
Number one, cash is king… number two, communicate… number three, buy or bury the competition.
We weren’t One Hit Wonders. We had a few hits.
A politician is a man who will double cross that bridge when he comes to it.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: “O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.” And God granted it.
The soul never thinks without a picture.
Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was.
You don’t have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in: That world is gone.
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.