Top Quotes About Anything
Many nations are like rebellious teenagers who try to figure out just how many times they can kick us in the teeth while still taking our money.
I think it is very difficult today to have a reasoned public discourse on any controversial subject. Certainly, election years present a complicating factor.
We had a good cast and we loved each other.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Henry David Thoreau
Probably having fallen in love with music and movies at a young age and then first learning about writing by kind of following the path of writers like Dave Marsh and Lester Bangs and being a rock journalist.
I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance, not just do my ‘Will Smith’ thing and get paid.
Color is for me the purest form of expression, the purest abstract reality.
Practice is everything. This is often misquoted as Practice makes perfect.
On record dates like that I never felt too nervous because everything was really overdubbed. When we did that album, we were in the studio for probably a week, so you had a lot of opportunity to fix things.
While it’s wonderful that investors have access to all the data now available to them, it has become a full-time job to sift through it and separate out the valuable news from the useless noise.
I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.
I’m shy. I can go on a trip for days and not go because I won’t sit on a toilet seat on a plane. I’m certainly not going to go on somebody’s lawn. Could you imagine, in a cocktail dress?
There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.
I was so worried that people wouldn’t like me or my story.
Every literary critic believes he will outwit history and have the last word.
Managers tend to treat organizations as if they are infinitely plastic. They hire and fire, merge, downsize, terminate programs, add capacities. But there are limits to the shifts that organizations can absorb.
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us – avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
It does not follow that the meaning must be given from above; that life and suffering must come neatly labeled; that nothing is worth while if the world is not governed by a purpose.
Even colors were important to me. If it was a somber scene, the colors were muted and dark. If it was a happy or seductive scene, the colors were brighter.
Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals, everyone starts asking him about it.
I love New York City. Everyone is busy with their own lives – and no one is interested in some Hollywood celebrity walking past in downtown Manhattan.
James Van Der Beek
I think my character’s getting to the point where he can’t even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can’t sleep anymore.
I don’t have to look up my family tree, because I know that I’m the sap.
If you desire to be pure, have firm faith, and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. Your little brain will otherwise be muddled.
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don’t understand it.
The next wave of the Web is going to be user-generated content.
I wouldn’t encourage new writers to start off publishing through electronic media… it still isn’t wide enough for the readership they would need to get a good start.
I’m not ready to be a woman yet, I’d like it if my body were more boyish. Maybe I’ll like my curves when I’m older but right now they kind of make me squirm.
When you don’t have a record label and you have been on your own as we have, you can look at all these other ways you can get in touch with other people and get music out there again.
I tell you, I’m really not what you’d call into your basic kink, even though we do live in Hollywood, which is a little bit like living in a box of granola.
Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.
Live with passion!
I always wanted to perform.
I wouldn’t go up on a stage now if you paid a thousand dollars for one minute of acting. It’s a nasty experience. You’re up there all by yourself. You’re so damn exposed.
Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there.
I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
The Democrats’ plan for 2006? Take the House and Senate and impeach the president. With our nation at war, is this the kind of Congress you want?
The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
I still like to keep tapes of the few minutes before the final take, things that happen before the session. Maybe it’s superstitious, but I believe if I had done things differently – if I had walked around the studio or gone out – it wouldn’t have turned out that way.
All I know about humor is that I don’t know anything about it.
Publishing is a very mysterious business. It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have, and advertising seems to do very little good.
We do hereby command the Leaders of the Hebrew, Catholic and Protestant Churches to sanctify and have us crowned Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico.
Joshua A. Norton
Only the insecure strive for security.
Of course that was my idol, Son House. I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there.
Privatization came on slowly. When something very big happens, like privatization, historians and economists like to think you must have had very big causes. That is not how it happened.
The only truly anonymous donor is the guy who knocks up your daughter.
Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.
That’s great because I know as a teenager, I didn’t relate to a TV series where all people do is cheerlead and drink sodas on the weekend. So I think it’ll be great if it can be seen by a few people at least.
Companies are starting to measure how effective their customer service is and trying to understand what they can do to improve the customer service process.
Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act, but with a special function of its own in human experience.
Well it’s not a matter for me to say what Llew Smith can or cannot do, he’s an elected Member of Parliament.