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.
So Ham’s wife that was preserved on the Ark was a Negro of the seed of Cain and there was a priestly purpose in it, that the Devil would have a representation as well as God.
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature’s finest balm.
Edwin Way Teale
I had changed from being a mathematician to a practicing scientist. I was increasingly embarassed that I could no longer follow some of the more modern branches of pure mathematics.
I can do anything. In GQ, I appeared as a man.
Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield.
The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
I wouldn’t tell Jill how I felt. I behaved in such a way that was opposite to how I felt. I must have seemed strong to her. I didn’t want to bring her down.
We all have such common ways to identify with each other, and I think when you approach music in that organic way, it’s almost indescribable how it connects human to human and heart to heart.
The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington, they all know each other, they all move in the same circles, and what I’m doing is breaking into the country club.
The only thing that mattered was what you were to do in life, and it wasn’t about money. It was about teaching, or learning.
There aren’t enough days in the weekend.
I would define the poetic effect as the capacity that a text displays for continuing to generate different readings, without ever being completely consumed.
I love to sing! To be in a movie with musical number is the coolest thing ever!
We have two tables on our airplane that are set up with the games.
I’ve had tons of odd jobs, but I think that I would probably be a fireman because you get to see the results of your job. You get there and there is a house on fire. You leave and there’s not a fire anymore.
When I speak of the beauty of a game of chess, then naturally this is subjective. Beauty can be found in a very technical, mathematical game for example. That is the beauty of clarity.
There was a time when I was 19 when I really, really, really thought I was going crazy. I was exhausted and going through a terrible depression.
I feel with ELP that I wasn’t making the most of my life and I wasn’t making the most of my creativity. I was marking time. I don’t want to do that. Life is to short.
In making theories, always keep a window open so that you can throw one out if necessary.
The pursuit of approval usually ends in disaster.
We are tired of aristocratic explanations in Harvard words.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
PLease, do not visualize that we exist above you such as in heaven. The concepts above and below are products of your mind. The soul does not swing upwards. It exists in the center and orients itself in every direction.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
There were some super-lean years, yeah. I’m six feet four. And I entered into this period all of a sudden when I was too big to play a kid and I was too young to play an adult. Like, I couldn’t play the lawyer, but I couldn’t play the high school kid anymore.
I was also interested in chemistry, but my parents were not willing to buy me a chemistry set.
Martin Lewis Perl
You can sell millions of records, be showered with all this love and admiration and still feel despised and unwanted. That’s what I felt. I’ve made a lot of mistakes I’m not proud of.
As the body dieth when the soul departeth, so the soul of man dieth, when it hath not the knowledge of God.
The real story is that I had unprotected sex. That’s that. That’s easy.
Creativity – like human life itself – begins in darkness.
Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find?
Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies.
Marcus V. Pollio
Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water!
Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature.
We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it.
We found ourselves in a hole that I didn’t dig, but I have dug, dug and dug to try to get out of that hole.
We cannot solve life’s problems except by solving them.
M. Scott Peck
I have never known anyone worth a damn who wasn’t irascible.
Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject.
Thanks to the high standing which science has for so long attain and to the impartiality of the Nobel Prize Committee, the Nobel Prize for Physics is rightly considered everywhere as the highest reward within the reach of workers in Natural Philosophy.
Silence is an ornament for women.
To be precise and reckless: that is the consummation devoutly to be wished.
We shall probably never attain the power of measuring the velocity of nervous action; for we have not the opportunity of comparing its propagation through immense space, as we have in the case of light.
Johannes P. Muller
Someone who does an act. In a democratic society, you’re supposed to be an activist; that is, you participate. It could be a letter written to an editor.
That can be achieved by termination of Israeli occupation to the territories according to the international resolutions related, so the Palestinian State can be establish with Jerusalem as capital for such State.
Ali A. Saleh
After this, I took private lessons in Italian from an elementary school teacher. He gave me themes to write about, and some of them turned out so well that he told me to publish them in a newspaper.
It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.
Onassis was a man who loved to walk, to walk and talk, and he was the kind of man who doesn’t go to sleep at night-he talks and talks.
My dad knows the business, and he tells me I’ve got to do what’s best for me.
Celibacy is the worst form of self-abuse.
Peter De Vries