Top Quotes About Anything
My parents were divorcing, and I think at certain times of your life you do attract the wrong type of person. You don’t know any better, and you don’t know how you’d like to be treated.
It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Yes, I was in love with my husband at first sight and still am. We have the most solid relationship.
We’re going to be focusing our science on things that will take us farther and longer into space. For many of those experiments, the crew members are human guinea pigs, which is fine; that’s part of my job. I don’t mind being a human guinea pig.
John L. Phillips
I think we’re proving ourselves as we go along. The past several months our strategy has been evolutionary – making maximum advantage of our client browser, as well as our enterprise software for people who want to build Web sites.
A week is a long time in politics.
Very similar experience happened last year when we released this album, North. It was on Deutsche Grammophon, it was very, very honest. It was the most honest record I’ve ever written.
Sometimes when, you know, God tries to correct you in private and if you don’t catch it he’ll correct you in public.
It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.
I shared guitars before I actually got one of my own and played a guy’s Silver tone and played another guys Danelectro 12 string and it was at about age 17 that I actually started playing.
When people put that sort of pressure on you, you’re worried that people won’t want to receive you.
An organization’s reason for being, like that of any organism, is to help the parts that are in relationship to each other, to be able to deal with change in the environment.
So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.
Faulkner was almost oriental. I never got into Faulkner.
Tom T. Hall
To be sure, debates will linger about whether Medicare is too large or too small. Debates remain about the allocation of Medicare dollars. But December 8, 2003, demonstrated that there is no debate about this most fundamental fact: Medicare must survive.
A conclusion is the place where you get tired of thinking.
War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall be ready to suffer every persecution that their abstention will bring them. It is the only way to abolish war.
I took speech training. I took a few voice lessons in college.
Harry Dean Stanton
It was never physically dangerous except when I nearly fell off a horse, but it was physically arduous – especially when you were working late at night.
I have the opportunity to be part of swimming history. To take the sport to a new level would be an honor for me. There’s no better time to try this than now.
Opera is one of the most important art forms. It should be listened to and appreciated by everyone.
It may be a penny for your thoughts, but it is now a quarter for your voice.
Esther B. Fein
Well, I called him and I said, Mr. Wright, what can I do? Universal offered me a contract $300 a week. He says take it. You’ll never get that money from me.
But God, who is immortal, has no need of difference of sex, nor of succession.
The designated driver program, it’s not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked into doing it, drop them off at the wrong house.
I miss Saturday morning, rolling out of bed, not shaving, getting into my car with my girls, driving to the supermarket, squeezing the fruit, getting my car washed, taking walks.
I believe we’re all in denial about the people we love.
Things are difficult enough about Iraq without the Federal Government suppressing the truth about Iraq.
Nowadays, they have more trouble packing hair dryers than baseball equipment.
Yes, I am Algerian of Moroccan origin through my parents, but all my life is Algeria. I was born there.
Ahmed Ben Bella
But if I’ve heard this saying once, I’ve heard it a thousand times- everything happens for a reason. And possibly it does. I just haven’t found the reason that this all happened yet.
There are names I do not want mentioned in my home.
I don’t think I really invented anybody. I have drawn on real life.
A woman’s greatest glory is to be little talked about by men, whether for good or ill.
There are advantages to being a star though – you can always get a table in a full restaurant.
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.
Common sense varies among the young, as among the old.
John Edward Christopher Hill
As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers.
John Desmond Bernal
I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.
To understand everything makes one very indulgent.
Madame de Stael
I love films where the world seems to be going a bit faster and everything’s a bit brighter and more in focus.
My kids act all the time and it’s exactly what I used to do.
It is impossible not to envy the man who can dismiss reason, although we know how it must turn out at last.
Charles Sanders Peirce
I guess lyrically they’re similar because they’re talking about escaping the kind of misery that likes company. ‘The Last One Alive,’ for me, is very simple. It’s just about alienation, really, that causes anger.
Everything will pass, and the world will perish but the Ninth Symphony will remain.
The frontiers we broke into in the ’60s are still largely unexplored.
With our love, we could save the world.