Top Quotes About Anything
Nature creates while destroying, and doesn’t care whether it creates or destroys as long as life isn’t extinguished, as long as death doesn’t lose its rights.
You know, we have our differences, everybody does, honest, real differences, but I do believe strongly that we as neighbors are drawn together far more than we’re driven apart.
And what I am trying to say to them that through our ads and through our discussions is if you don’t want us in your community, that’s your choice, but don’t say it’s because of wages.
The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise – and to the best in benefits and medical care.
Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation’s support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?
I have never been afraid of making patriots; but I disdain and despise all their efforts.
I was never able to convince myself that there was a cost-free alternative course, as from 1961, or that any of the different strategies since proposed, especially those involving stronger military action, would have made sense.
William P. Bundy
I think that sexiness should be in the subtleties.
Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
A good friend is my nearest relation.
But what is past my help is past my care.
I didn’t think then, and I still don’t, that I was actually sick.
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
If I gave a damn what other people think of me, I would be more like other people.
I love Mariah Carey. Remember the breakdown? I loved the breakdown.
Psychoanalysis is a terribly efficient instrument, and because it is more and more a prestigious instrument, we run the risk of using it with a purpose for which it was not made for, and in this way we may degrade it.
The meaning of this observation is unclear, but it raises the unfortunate possibility of ambiguous triplets; that is, triplets which may code more than one amino acid. However one would certainly expect such triplets to be in a minority.
The various forms of intellectual activity which together make up the culture of an age, move for the most part from different starting-points, and by unconnected roads.
Is it philosophical, is it quite allowable, to assume without evidence from fossil plants that the family or any of the genera was once larger and wide spread? and occupied a continuous area?
I could never live a nonproductive life and I feel that I have lived a productive life as far as I want to in terms of this company that I have for so many years.
Artists are going to be the metronome of this society.
To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter’s imagination.
So many people think they need to have serious equipment. In the magazines and the media, they see all this stylish stuff, especially on TV, and they think, That’s what I need to make it work. You don’t. I’m attempting a little bit of liberation here.
It’s so much better to desire than to have.
Personally, I think that for example the chemical directive in its present form does too much damage to the chemical industry – especially the medium sized businesses – and will hurt our worldwide competitiveness.
True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
We need to stop the erosion of parental authority.
I hear they burn for murder. Well, they say it just takes a second to die.
Lee Harvey Oswald
As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.
Sincere composers believe in God.
John Philip Sousa
Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed: our love to others, and others love to us.
The undevout astronomer must be mad.
I would never discourage anyone from doing what it is in life that they want to do. But I would encourage them to find out the pros and cons of anything they become involved in.
The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight.
John Charles Polanyi
Do what you love and the money will follow.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum.
I never have anything to talk about.
Actually just recently I came up with that idea, watching the movie ‘Legally Blonde’ and I was like, ‘cool, that’s something I want to do.
If we are completely honest with ourselves, everyone has a dark side to their personalities.
Being an artist is a very long game. It is not a 10-year game. I hope I’ll be around making art when I’m 80.
There’s no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I had a call to the University of Miami where I’d run a revival in 1950.
I think a badly crafted, great idea for a new film with a ton of spelling mistakes is just 100 times better than a well-crafted stale script.
You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.
They probably do have an Asian Barbie.
The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I’d rather go fishing for three years.
Before children, even the most cynical people throw down their usual masks and become capable of feeling the purity and love which all human beings seek.
Sun Myung Moon
Still, records are documents of a period of time. Most records are documents of two or three years, and I just approached it as a record I was doing over a 20-year period of time.