Top Quotes About Anything
No, I’m happy to go on living the life I’ve chosen. I’m a university teacher and I like my job.
I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith, and people of no faith. But I think what’s new is that we now have the capacity to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world.
I did send a girl a plane ticket asking her for a visit, I guess that’s quite romantic.
To marry is to get a binocular view of life.
I do get angry some time, but if I let that feeling take over it would only cloud my thinking and disable me from making the right decision when it counts the most. I just try to think about my mother, children, God, and of course my freedom.
Lonnie Earl Johnson
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.
The last of human freedoms – the ability to chose one’s attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Viktor E. Frankl
I think I’ll continue to work as a solo artist.
I’ve loved it, but I have a wife and two children.
My playing started to develop through the Miles Davis stuff I was listening to.
To see nothing is to perceive the Way, and to understand nothing is to know the Dharma, because seeing is neither seeing nor not seeing and because understanding is neither understanding nor not understanding.
I find it hard to get excited by just a sound. I have to have a song there, then I’ll find what used I can make of that sound within the song.
All human sin seems so much worse in its consequences than in its intentions.
I’ve been taking longer to write stories lately.
When a baby comes you can smell two things: the smell of flesh, which smells like chicken soup, and the smell of lilies, the flower of another garden, the spiritual garden.
I wish to lead a life free from care, and I see that I shall be unhappy if I cannot always work at my art.
Correcting it, I don’t know; just shedding the light of day on it is a first major step, being one of the earliest generations not to just accept the words.
So, there’s only so much you can do with a rock video.
Melissa Auf der Maur
We did this film in 13 days, mind you. And 13 days is not very long for a feature film. Nobody in their right mind would argue that. Nobody in their right mind would do that.
I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio soap opera actress, but my mother sang.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication.
How thoroughly it is ingrained in mathematical science that every real advance goes hand in hand with the invention of sharper tools and simpler methods which, at the same time, assist in understanding earlier theories and in casting aside some more complicated developments.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man… It is more powerful than external circumstances.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Somebody has to look out for and protect our kids, and I feel blessed to be a blessing to someone else.
Obviously there will be a backlash. If you believe the hype you have to believe a backlash too. Any criticism we get, is always stuff we’ve already criticised ourselves.
The monopoly of science in the realm of knowledge explains why evolutionary biologists do not find it meaningful to address the question whether the Darwinian theory is true.
Phillip E. Johnson
I hope to be a producer, a musician, a painter, a photographer – I’m going to push myself to do as many things as I can and see where it goes.
After reading Eminem’s autobiography, which I did because I’m so interested in him as an artist, I respect him a lot. Even though he seems angry and mad, he’s had to fight so many demons in his life.
I just had this notion that I wanted to do the most extreme thing I could and I also very consciously wanted to do something that was very different from Mars because we were all very close.
In the one defence, briefly, we accept responsibility but deny that it was bad: in the other, we admit that it was bad but don’t accept full, or even any, responsibility.
J. L. Austin
No man is a success in business unless he loves his work.
Florence Scovel Shinn
Write in recollection and amazement for yourself.
Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before, I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife, in order to report for duty. As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors.
People’s attitudes about sex aren’t healthy anywhere, except maybe in those tribes where they go around naked.
In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society’s feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony.
The true success is the person who invented himself.
I don’t really think, I just walk.
If someone’s dumb enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I’m certainly not dumb enough to turn it down.
Economics has never been a science – and it is even less now than a few years ago.
I am not a long-run actor. I admire actors who can do that.
David Ogden Stiers
See me safe up: for in my coming down, I can shift for myself.
I miss the personalization that Vegas was – there were showroom captains and all the dealers knew the gamblers by their first names.
Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond of offering criticism from on high instead of studying and understanding things from within.
I trained well this week but I think it will take some time until I recover my best rhythm in this specialty.
I want to be a Texan 24 hours a day.
Because I was newly pregnant, I was sick as a dog, yet I knew all my lines from a year before.
There have been several Duchesses of Westminster but there is only one Chanel!
I believe Watergate shows that the system did work. Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress, and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch.
Someone who doesn’t take herself too seriously and can be a goofball. Because everyone’s a nerd inside, I don’t care how cool you are.
There will soon come an armed contest between capital and labor. They will oppose each other, not with words and arguments, but with shot and shell, gun-powder and cannon. The better classes are tired of the insane howling of the lower strata and they mean to stop them.
William Tecumseh Sherman