Top Quotes About Anything
Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.
Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond of offering criticism from on high instead of studying and understanding things from within.
Unless the trade deficit shrinks, the combination of the trade deficit and the interest and dividend payments to foreigners will grow ever more rapidly.
I’m not trying to find another thing that’s wrong with me, but I’m such a nice person, and I have a couple of drinks and I’m really good fun and then I’m really not fun.
It’s best not to stare at the sun during an eclipse.
I’m quite looking forward to the fact that people know me as Richard rather than Craig.
My parents wanted me to go to law school.
Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.
I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.
W. C. Fields
You’ll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory, where you’ll be challenged and growing and having fun.
Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war; liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers.
Americans are a decade behind Canada when it comes to sex education and understanding their bodies.
Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
I always anticipated difficulties in order to avoid scenes.
Sport can bring communities together and can release a lot of pent-up emotions.
I like a lot of electronica. I like older jazz rather than newer.
Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.
Science does not permit exceptions.
It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I started acting when I was in high school, started writing when I got to New York in 1975.
I abandoned chemistry to concentrate on mathematics and physics. In 1942, I travelled to Cambridge to take the scholarship examination at Trinity College, received an award and entered the university in October 1943.
I lived in an area where there were a lot of rock musicians, and we got together regularly in our studios.
I turned pro and won Rookie of the Year on the South African Tour and then it took me two tries at the qualifying school on the European Tour and to get my card and the rest is history.
Of all the Jedis I saw in the film, Yoda’s the only one I like.
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.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Liberty, freedom and democracy are very fuzzy words, but human rights is very specific.
I’m 16 now, I was 15 when it happened… and the encryption code wasn’t in fact written by me, but written by the German member. There seems to be a bit of confusion about that part.
Remember the first rule of gunfighting… “have a gun.”
I was just ice skating. I had no concept of that. In those days you couldn’t see the judges. I was this little person on the ice and they were just people that would stand around the boards.
I figured if the plane goes down, I’ll go with a great genius and will always have my name connected with his.
Just as the development of earth art and installation art stemmed from the idea of taking art out of the galleries, the basis of my involvement with public art is a continuation of wall drawings.
Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem.
I will not be triumphed over.
I felt like they only cared about what I could do for them, not what they could do for me.
Certain foods no longer agree with me. If I eat French fries, I might feel sick to my stomach.
I think that this liberal progressive agenda is not the thing that the American people want and it’s antithesis to who we are as a constitutional republic.
Fairest and dearest, your wrath and anger are more heavy than I can bear; but learn that I cannot tell what you wish me to say without sinning against my honour too grievously.
Marie de France
It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone.
Bryant H. McGill
You have the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of England, the Presbyterians, the Wesleyans, represented in each school, and they are each to take alternate days.
Yeah, right. I mean, he criticises everybody in the media, then the first thing he does when he finishes is he goes to work for the media. Thompson, too. Hypocritical.
Ian St. John
When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels, and we ate when we could.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.
Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient – philanthropic prudence is also needed.
I think that, as with marriage, you just know when it’s time to have kids.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win. Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates. When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish, I think that transfers to the other players.
But in due course it became evident that not only a physical situation qua physics, but the meaning of that situation to people, was sometimes a factor, through the behavior of people, in the start of a fire.
New Orleans has to learn to live with water rather than in fear of water, and we need a master plan that shows us how to do this. It’s so critical that we send a signal to everyone in the country that we’re serious about rebuilding New Orleans.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.