Top Quotes About Anything
Nicotine is both a stimulant and a depressant, so that can make one feel quite imbalanced.
I’m trying to have my own thing, and I don’t know if it’s even possible. I didn’t realize so many people actually think I’m trying to be like my dad. I read comments like ‘She’s no Elvis.’ I’m not trying to be. I never set out to be.
Lisa Marie Presley
No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
There’s something fundamentally wrong with a system where there’s been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Christianity is the greatest intellectual system the mind of man has ever touched.
I just read that 81 percent of Americans are ready to vote for a woman. So it sounds like America is ready.
With it adult political audiences abandoned cinemas. In their place appeared a void. That previous political audience migrated to the seats in front of their TV.
When you’re a young actor you like to go for characters with a bit of flair, so in many films I ended up playing the weirdos. I can assure you I’m not a psycho or a criminal or a bully.
I am not one of these guys who works job after job after job.
I think explicit love scenes are a turn off unless it’s the kind you read with one hand.
The sound principle of a topsy-turvy lifestyle in the framework of an upside-down world order has stood every test.
I copied my brother. He was a natural dancer. Graceful. People always asked did we study ballet. We never did.
We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
I have no mystic faith in the people. I have in the individual.
E. M. Forster
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
I guess I harboured hopes that things would happen more quickly, but I’m not disappointed.
The powers of Congress are totally inadequate to preserve the balance between the respective States, and oblige them to do those things which are essential for their own welfare or for the general good.
I get bored doing one thing only. I’ve been very lucky to explore a lot of different artistic territory and I don’t see why I won’t continue on that path.
I do like to explore evil characters in my books.
People talk about the Patriot Act that was passed immediately in the wake of September 11. What the Patriot Act did was break down the walls between the various agencies.
The quality of what is said inevitably influences the way in which it is said, however inexperienced the writer.
It’s good to stay as close to real life as you can, and then kind of dress it up.
I was shot down by a fifth ball, which struck me squarely in the face, and passed out.
John Brown Gordon
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
I think that we give the impression, to carry on your metaphor, that we go a little faster than we actually do. I’m fairly lazy so I’m always interested in slowing down.
I’m vain enough to want do a movie again, but right now more roles are the last thing on my list.
There is a coherent plan in the universe, though I don’t know what it’s a plan for.
Would it be possible to stand still on one spot more majestically – while simulating a triumphant march forward – than it is done by the two English Houses of Parliament?
In those days reputation was a big thing. If you could win a game before you went out, win it. That could mean winning it in the papers by saying certain things or by not saying certain things. You got very crafty at the game.
I resent limitations. I’m going to be this way for a while.
Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values.
Joshua L. Liebman
Because my love for you is beyond words, I decided to shut up.
I never use notes, they interfere with me.
Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed.
I like to make everything my friends are involved in a little better. I should have just become a manager.
Drea De Matteo
This has resulted in more and more people becoming inner-directed and having as their only goal, getting as much as they can get out of the system and putting as little into it as possible.
At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable.
The second trial was a fair trial. I do not call it a second trial. I call it a fair trial, as opposed to the first trial, which was an unfair trial, a Roman holiday.
There’s a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It’s impossible to be mature without having lived.
I’m all for guys being butch and guys being men. I identify with that and appreciate that. But if I’m going to stab my gay brother in the back who isn’t butch and who maybe acts a little bit more effeminate, what good is that?
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least ready to pardon in another.
Without In The Company of Men, I could still be teaching, so who knows if this would’ve existed.
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
I don’t have a bank account because I don’t know my mother’s maiden name.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
I never did smoke that much pot; never was a big pothead.
What I realized was how difficult an hour show is and how miserable you can be if you’re not happy doing it.
I was always a mean and lean athlete – not tall – not large.
Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me wish to get back to that college life again.
When Andy died, I just drank to dumb my mind.