Top Quotes About Anything
My father had left behind an old piano. My sister was already going to school, my mother was out working, and I stayed at home alone with my adorable grandmother who understood nothing I said. It was so boring that I stayed at the piano all day long, and that saved my life.
Loomis has always felt himself responsible for the fact that he did not stop Michael when he first murdered his sister, and so he’s got that guilt to live with.
I’m not a villain, I’ve never hurt anyone. I’m just a tawdry character who explodes now and again.
One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it… and the journey is always towards the other soul.
David Herbert Lawrence
I like people trying to do two things at once.
Well, I liked it – that was the main thing. I liked it, but I didn’t think of it in terms of a career. I didn’t really know; I didn’t really think about it. One thing just led to another until finally I quit my job as a salesman and found myself working as a photographer.
They’re making a song and dance because that serves their immediate interests. But what will happen tomorrow? They will have to pay salaries and pensions.
I would say that my peak was making my first million at the ripe age of 29, after the first album.
Making peace, I have found, is much harder than making war.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
The Roman Catholics teach that unless you’re a Roman Catholic you do not go to heaven.
Neale Donald Walsch
You’ve got to learn the footwork, the positioning, how to box out, how to pass, how to shoot your free throws. All these things are necessary, not to be the No. 1 player in the world, but maybe you can play against him.
Great actors try to dismiss all ideas from their conscious mind in order to provide an experience that is real.
However, the radio and national media depend much more on the hype from a good record label, and from a ” buzz ” about a band, then from just one or two good shows. There are a lot of artists that have a ton of good press going for them, and still do not make it big in the US.
The computing field is always in need of new cliches.
So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise and make them miserable.
Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.
If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.
The only way to change is to vote. People are responsible.
I have been in Sorrow’s kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hands.
Zora Neale Hurston
We are Indians, firstly and lastly.
B. R. Ambedkar
Had I been in Toronto, I would certainly have been killed in this attack. In the room where I normally sleep, the flames and the smoke and the soot is such that the gases would have killed me.
Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast. The Sultan claimed the liver, which, when dried and powdered, is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine.
If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society.
The time has come to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’ It is the right thing to do. Every American should have the opportunity to serve their country, regardless of race, sex, creed, or sexual orientation.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.
Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money.
Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Sometimes Aristotle analyses his terms, but very often he takes them for granted; and in the latter case, I think, he is sometimes deceived by them.
Most libertarians are worried about government but not worried about business. I think we need to be worrying about business in exactly the same way we are worrying about government.
John Perry Barlow
He who binds his soul to knowledge, steals the key of heaven.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
But to the fighting soldier that phase of the war is behind. It was left behind after his first battle. His blood is up. He is fighting for his life, and killing now for him is as much a profession as writing is for me.
If one cannot command attention by one’s admirable qualities one can at least be a nuisance.
Today the American knight holds the commercial supremacy of the world.
It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting.
It’s easier when you play. You get your emotion out. You scream. You yell. You do whatever you want. You play. But it’s tough to sit.
I played golf all over Detroit.
Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming one? A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you.
Adlai E. Stevenson
I don’t think about my legacy, if indeed, I have one.
Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
The noblest search is the search for excellence.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I’m not afraid to look like a big, hairy, smelly, foreign devil in Tokyo, though I do my best not to, I really do.
There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.
If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness, so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpetual crowds.
The freelance writer is a man who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.
We do it because we love to play music and that’s what we’re all about.
I never felt I left the stage.
While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage, left-wing activist judges and officials at the local levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage.
With weak balance sheets, banks tend to continue lending unprofitable businesses and leave them existing.