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.
Possibly you are not aware of the fact that the largest sum given by any contributor to the fund is but a trifle when compared with the losses suffered by nearly all the firms in the cotton trade during the disastrous years of the American war.
That we are not much sicker and much madder than we are is due exclusively to that most blessed and blessing of all natural graces, sleep.
My mother listened to all the news from the camp during the strike. She said little, especially when my father or the men who worked for him were about I remember her instinctive and unhesitating sympathy for the miners.
My mother also had us take piano lessons, and this had a similar effect. I hated those lessons, but I now play regularly for pleasure and have even tried my hand at composing.
Robert B. Laughlin
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.
And I do think that earlier in my career, I did make a very conscious decision to make sure that I was doing work that wasn’t necessarily given to me, and that people didn’t necessarily think that I would be able to do.
Every piece has its own identity which we develop by the rule ‘We know no limits.’ We follow the inspiration of the moment and don’t worry if what we’re playing is alternative, progressive or fusion rock.
There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
I have a movie coming out called Spun, which will be at the Toronto Film Fest.
The European Union is the world’s most successful invention for advancing peace.
People have known of Shakespeare’s homosexuality down through the ages.
In all her history, from the formation of the federal government until the hour of secession, no year stands out more prominently than the year 1858 as evidencing the national patriotism of Virginia.
John Sergeant Wise
Man has done a lot to make himself dangerous and animals get the worst of all of it. But then, man too is an animal.
Don Van Vliet
Napoleon was probably the equal at least of Washington in intellect, his superior in education. Both of them were successful in serving the state.
I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don’t see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven’t recorded it.
Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.
I have a lot to learn about NASCAR. But I’ve learned if you have the right people in the right places doing the right things, you can be successful at whatever you do.
Even during my youth, I can recall very few black people living on any kind of public assistance. People were working, doing some kind of job that was useful to the community.
Toward the end of school I started watching movies. Got a job in a movie theater in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.
Sitting in this chair, my recommendation would carry too much weight.
We have the Troops to Teachers program, which encourages retired military individuals to go into teaching.
Apart from being Jennifer Lewis. The name pulls people in.
Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God’s dust is greater than your idol.
A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
We operate under a jury system in this country, and as much as we complain about it, we have to admit that we know of no better system, except possibly flipping a coin.
Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.
The key is to keep improving. I’m not there yet. I know I have to keep trying to improve and keep trying to get faster.
I was on the show previously as a guest host, so I had a little practice.
Democracy is not about one party dominating.
Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.
I went out every single night so I was never alone with my stepfather. At 12, I stopped going on holiday with them. The times I was alone with him I always made sure I was all covered up.
Yes, I believe blue material is funny, but if that’s all you’ve got, you’re dead in the water. It’s not good.
It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas.
George W. Bush
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
B. R. Ambedkar
I’m older than my sister so I started writing first. I started writing at school. I was always top of my class in composition, essays, English Lit and all of that.
With weak balance sheets, banks tend to continue lending unprofitable businesses and leave them existing.
No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence.
With my team I am an absolute czar. My men know it. I order plays and they obey. If the don’t, I fine them.
The Platform for Action gives due emphasis to the fact that women globally have continued to have insufficient access to the resources necessary to achieve economic independence.
One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach – of course – and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful.
The word user is the word used by the computer professional when they mean idiot.
He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
I adapted an antiquated style and modernized it to something that was efficient. I didn’t know anyone else in the world would be able to use it and I never imagined it would revolutionize the event.
I come from a great family. I’ve seen family life and I know how wonderful, how nurturing, and how wonderful it can be.
This generation has given up on growth. They’re just hoping for survival.
A left turn in the fate of Russia is as necessary as it is inevitable.
I much prefer playing the bad guys. I think they are always the most interesting characters. I liken it to painting: if you’re playing the good guy, you get three colors: red, white and blue. But if you’re the bad guy, you get the whole palette.
Any political party that undertakes to do it will, in God’s name, be trampled, as it ought to be trampled, into the dust of condemnation, now and in the future.
Richard Parks Bland
When it began I wrote this passionate letter to people I knew, studio members, of course, and other people with whom we have worked over the years and I said come and teach our students.