Top Quotes About Anything
Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
Miguel De Cervantes
The more you do, the more experience you have and the next time it will be easier to choose the right thing.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It’s so frightfully good I’ve never bothered to read another.
In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance.
All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and CSIS have provided extraordinary co-operation, as I mentioned earlier.
I have no sense of patriotism, but I do have a sense of community.
An expert is someone who knows a lot about the past.
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
Alfred North Whitehead
I like the work. If I upped the price, I wouldn’t get the work.
Men create the gods in their own image.
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
Amos Bronson Alcott
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops.
Henry Brooks Adams
Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realising that it is against all the rules of life. You can’t be on top all the time, it isn’t natural.
Olivia De Havilland
There was a gap of seven years between the first and second Dracula movies. In the second one as everybody knows, I didn’t speak, because I said I couldn’t say the lines.
I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter.
It’s strange how parts come along, how life lives us, and what we get to do with the abilities that are given us.
God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
There’s been progress toward seeing that nature and culture are not opposing terms, and that wilderness is not the only kind of landscape for environmentalists to concern themselves with.
Material Girls was so different for me, I’d never done a teen movie.
These people have served a longer sentence than some people who have committed murder.
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
We need to make sure that the fast-growing States and the balance of States in this country have as much information as available because I cannot imagine the pain as a parent myself of having my child molested by someone in our schools.
Dorsey played the upright bass and steel guitar, as well as acoustic guitar. Johnny played acoustic guitar and together they were fabulous songwriters and singers.
It is not the truth that a man possesses, or believes that he possesses, but the earnest effort which he puts forward to reach the truth, which constitutes the worth of a man.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
But there are still good shows like 24, Boomtown and the Wire, the Shield.
Perhaps Europeans are a bit more skeptic whereas Americans are more believers.
What you think means more than anything else in your life. More than what you earn, more than where you live, more than your social position, and more than what anyone else may think about you.
George Matthew Adams
Fear and I were old buddies, despite my best efforts to the contrary.
Suddenly in the end when it’s over, you feel a big weight on your shoulders. That’s the role of the captain. Unfortunately, it’s sometimes like that in sport.
Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
John F. Kennedy
The easy answer is that writing novels is a lot more fun than practicing law.
There is nothing quite so depressing as waking up to face a day when you know that you are going to have to deal with a government office or bureaucrat.
My show was revolutionary, ground-breaking. When I came on the scene, people were not doing a thing.
An announcer is only as good as yesterday’s performance.
The noise resembles the roar of heavy, distant surf. Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
Let me close as I did in Gander on September 11, 2002 when I went to that community to thank the people of Gander and the people of Canada for the overwhelming support and help that was given to us in the wake of those attacks on September 11, 2001.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
I think people need to understand that with plays and with cinema, when you hear about it, call and get a ticket then or go and see it then. It’s especially with the play, which I can do because it’s a limited run.
Women are like elephants. I like to look at ’em, but I wouldn’t want to own one.
W. C. Fields
I didn’t know if it would be a success-ful one, or what the stages would be, but I always saw myself as a lifetime musician and songwriter.
I wouldn’t mind meeting Eddie Van Halen. That would be great. We need to invite him to a race.
Everybody’s a teacher if you listen.
As a kid, there are some things you looked forward to. You looked forward to Charlie Brown during Halloween and you looked forward to Monday Night Football.
Once you start a working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
But now I know that it is very important that all buildings should be consistent, that this is the quality of the Gothic cathedral, for instance, that we like.
My nature just changes.
I think he was explicit that it was a slave labor situation, but I was not alarmed at that point, because there were so many tragedies involved in that war. That was the first time I had any indication that something was sort of strange.
In their rules there was only one clause: Do what you will.
Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book, because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished. However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book.
People in Eastern Washington should be confident in knowing that the government will not come and seize their property or farm land. Legislation is needed to correct this decision and restore the principle of having limited government involvement.