Top Quotes About Anything
Many kids turn to selling drugs. It’s not a good career choice, but they see it as a way to get money.
Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976.
Less than 8 percent of private sector workers belonged to a union in 2004, and, overall, only 12.5 percent of American workers carry a union card – down from about one-third of workers in labor’s heydays in the 1950s.
Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.
What we can borrow from Ronald Reagan… is that great sense of optimism. He led by building on the strengths of America, not running America down.
Men love war because it allows them to look serious. Because it is the one thing that stops women laughing at them.
The initial organisation, we called ourselves the Network Working Group, consisted of 6 to 10 people. We then quickly grew to 30 people and then to 50 people.
There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots.
If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I’d become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert’s death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be.
Kevin J. Anderson
Just as a son, to be a son of man, must be of the same nature and spirit of his father; so with the sons of God, and so it will be with all who are born of the spirit of God.
All creative people want to do the unexpected.
When I get through tearing a lobster apart, or one of those tender West Coast octopuses, I feel like I had a drink from the fountain of youth.
Making use of human weaknesses in intelligence work is a logical matter. It keeps coming up, and of course you try to look at all the aspects that interest you in a human being.
I haven’t chosen to make an issue of faith.
Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.
Do you know that the ready concession of minor points is a part of the grace of life?
I started off at the high level, in the slick magazines, but they didn’t use my name, they used house names. Anyway, then I went downhill to the pulps, then downhill further to the comics.
I’ve been fortunate to come on places where the question isn’t why did I do it? The question to me is always, why didn’t anybody else do it before me? Those are the ones that I scratch my head about.
Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you’re swinging.
I probably read 100 times more than I write, but that way when I move my characters through it, I know.
Jean M. Auel
It is never too early to encourage long-term savings.
One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
Frank Moore Colby
My children, Michael and Alex, are with our Heavenly Father now, and I know that they will never be hurt again. As a mom, that means more than words could ever say.
What is the point of competing for a trophy if everyone gets a trophy?
You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down… some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today.
We cannot neglect the unemployed, underemployed and dislocated workers of America who need ample and widespread funding for federal job training services.
Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.
I don’t think we have very good records about what they were thinking except, as I pointed out earlier today, that they did invent our political system.
David R. Brower
Evolution is a bankrupt speculative philosophy, not a scientific fact. Only a spiritually bankrupt society could ever believe it. Only atheists could accept this Satanic theory.
We’ve got to be judged by how we do in times of crisis.
The Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy, and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside the Soviet Union.
But if God had wanted us to think just with our wombs, why did He give us a brain?
Clare Boothe Luce
I hate celebrities. I really hate them.
Billie Joe Armstrong
I’m a spiritual person, I’m an America, I’m a Jew, and all of those things influence every breath I take, everywhere I go.
If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron, staying married and cheating makes the most sense because divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account.
So right off, I’m going to have to say that a lot of people have been comparing Life Is Killing Me to World Coming Down, and I think a lot of those people equate art and sales figures, and I don’t do that.
A man admires a woman not for what she says, but what she listens to.
George Jean Nathan
To the victor belong the responsibilities.
Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented.
I’m very involved in the writing on every level.
We live on a 500-acre ranch, beautiful ranch.
There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes.
As far as me knowing if Frank was a genius – in those days, I thought Einstein was the only genius around.
Jimmy Carl Black
An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won’t have a hydrant beside it.
Normally I don’t watch myself, because I’m not very objective.
Science always has its origin in the adaptation of thought to some definite field of experience.
Long tresses down to the floor can be beautiful, if you have that, but learn to love what you have.
It’s good to be playing one and a half hour again. In the States we played like an hour and when you got onstage it felt like all of a sudden you are already done your set. But now, it feels like we are touring again.
The status quo and the media is doing everything it can to fry children’s brains and make them grow up maladjusted.
But if I didn’t have to make money, I would still play my horn.
But we should also not forget the difference between what first motivated me and the work that is the result.