Top Quotes About Anything
My best efforts were some modern things that looked like very lousy Matisses. Thank God I had the sense to realize they were lousy, and leave Paris.
They think my life is glamourous. It’s not true. I obviously get to come in and do radio interviews. That’s the glamour. But other than that, I eat and sleep and that’s it. Eat, sleep and do shows.
I have always been a writer of letters, and of long ones; so, when I first thought of writing a book in the form of letters, I knew that I could do it quickly and easily.
My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.
Most professional players are their own biggest critics. Some of the things you read in the papers that strike you as bang out of order will already have been thought by the players themselves.
Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions.
A guy came to the shop every day. A lot of guys put the foam like stuff that forms to you, kinda like the Indy car guys run. He fitted it up and it felt real good, so we’re going to try to run it.
The longer the title, the less important the job.
Some of the recipes in the book have evolved for us. Many haven’t.
It is incomprehensible that God should exist, and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist.
The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
Even now we feel that Stalin was devoted to Communism, he was a Marxist, this cannot and should not be denied.
Exceptions are not always the proof of the old rule; they can also be the harbinger of a new one.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Probably people always feel that they are living in a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken perhaps in thinking that this is an era of particularly momentous change, rapid and proceeding at an ever quickening rate.
Emily Greene Balch
It was critical to finding a way out. I had assumed young women knew the history of feminism and must have felt gratitude to the movement for the opportunities that the work we have done has afforded them.
You know, I eat, I ate pretty well anyway so, I’m basically living the same, I just curtailed the stupidity.
The American people do not want people thumbing their nose at the law. It undercuts the very fabric of our society and the system of civil justice and of criminal justice as well.
Who wants to shake the hand of the first man to put it to America’s sweetheart.
When I was a kid, people who got divorced were people who had no gumption.
There are some legitimate security issues, but I believe many of the objections the administration is making are not for security reasons, but to disguise mistakes that were made prior to Sept. 11.
A picture is worth a thousand words. An interface is worth a thousand pictures.
The image we have would be impossible for Mickey Mouse to maintain. We’re just… normal people.
I just feed off the energy of the audience.
Ultimately, the question of campaign contributions will be decided by the public.
A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class.
The United States, per capita, at a certain period in its history, had the most junkies of any country ever in the world – right after the Civil War. The most brutal war, the greatest amount of casualties that America’s ever had.
It was scary, and I knew what it was like to be an unemployed actress again.
We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
It is because the administration is hostile to silver; and thus it is surrendering this country to the Shylocks of the Old World who have made war upon it.
Richard Parks Bland
The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.
The issue for my character, and the issue of the show is, how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done?
Ethical conduct is something that becomes inherent in an organization over a long period of time.
Lee R. Raymond
Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.
Because of the many dimensions of forms of though which you can also put into physical form, you have the possibility to create much which we cannot fashion in the same manner.
Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise.
I think $100 at the end of the year doesn’t mean a lot to me, but $100 from everyone in the state at the end of the year could mean lots of programs that could be good for Hawaii.
Zealots often carry the day.
Bobby Ray Inman
You have to know how to score.
Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.
Control of a company does not carry with it the ability to control the price of its stock.
It’s hard to lose when your standards are so low.
John A. Simone, Sr.
The two most common charges against the older fiction, that it pleased wickedly and that it taught nothing, had broken down before the discovery, except in illiberal sects, that the novel is fitted both for honest use and for pleasure.
Carl Clinton Van Doren
The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction. I hung it in my kitchen. It’s my way of saying, Don’t mess with me.
You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.
Black people don’t even question things any more, they simply follow the lead.
I love New York. But the energy is so intense.
Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience.
Accidents will happen in the best regulated families.
John Dos Passos
Yet habit – strange thing! what cannot habit accomplish?
The poet’s expression of joy conceals his despair at not having found the reality of joy.
Music always came first. I never set out to be an actor.