Top Quotes About Anything
No way, because there’s love relationships, there’s sex relationships and then there’s the band.
That was the producer who produced a couple of my solo albums. He produced my second, third and fourth solo albums. It was his project and I just joined him on it. I sang on one and played bass on another one.
Doing my own album provided me the opportunity to say whatever I wanted.
The proof of evolution lies in those adaptations that arise from improbable foundations.
Stephen Jay Gould
We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall. I can build more power plants. In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built.
Bruce’s band is so different from the Grateful Dead; there’s no lead guitar player, for one thing.
Once you get over the first hill, there is always a new, higher one lurking, of course.
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
If I were to retire, I would keep my family’s interest in the company the same and say, Don’t sell.
I design my shots. I walk the rehearsal as the camera and say ‘this is where I want to be… I want this look.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges
Perhaps of all the most basic elements of music, rhythm most directly affects our central nervous system.
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.
Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin.
I go to St. Matthews in Pacific Palisades, an Episcopal Church.
I’ve always been a liberal and I’ve always had strong socialist leanings.
Most horror films fail to scare me. I think “The Ring” plays more as a psychological thriller. It’s smarter, there’s more character development and some of the themes explored go a little deeper.
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him.
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
The flesh is the surface of the unknown.
Relativism is not indifference; on the contrary, passionate indifference is necessary in order for you not to hear the voices that oppose your absolute decrees.
But the child’s sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
We don’t have milk cows. People have so many stereotypes of people from where I come from – Oklahoma. We don’t ride around in covered wagons, either.
I’m a Beethoven freak. I listen to him all the time.
Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.
Have a hand in your own treatment. I have nothing but praise for our doctors, but I think they could help us better, and we can help them if we work together.
Mary Ann Mobley
I think I was always subconsciously driven by an attempt to restate that faith and to show where it was properly grounded, how it grew out of what a great many young men on both sides felt and believed and were brave enough to do.
I don’t use my body to seduce, no. I just stand there.
Infinitely more important than sharing one’s material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves – our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love.
William E. Simon
So I departed and was free from imprisonment.
Fashion is all about happiness. It’s fun. It’s important. But it’s not medicine.
For those of you who don’t understand Reaganomics, it’s based on the principle that the rich and the poor will get the same amount of ice. In Reaganomics, however, the poor get all of theirs in winter.
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
So one can say that I write all the time, that goes for the lyrics as well.
So we need people who will remain steadfast in any hardship and who have a high degree of resistance.
In the end, my reasons for moving down the timeline and introducing a new cast have more to do with keeping myself entertained, on the assumption that if I get bored, my readers are going to be even more bored.
Raymond E. Feist
I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.
I’d asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, ‘Well, what do you love most?’ That’s how I started painting money.
My songs are just little letters to me.
Never floss with a stranger.
As I’ve often said, Wisconsin’s greatest strength continues to be the dedicated, hardworking people of our state. They go to work everyday, pay their taxes, and raise their kids with good, Midwestern values.
Know when to hold ‘um, know when to fold ‘um and know when to walk away from cameramen.
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one’s mind a pleasant place in which to spend one’s leisure.
Sydney J. Harris
The picture is all he feels about it, all he thinks worth preserving of it, all he invests it with. If all the qualities which a painter took from the model for his picture were really taken, no person could be painted twice.
Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
And yet there are some magnificent things from Freud, profound insights into the nature of man.
The biggest problem in rock journalism is that often the writer’s main motivation is to become friends with the band. They’re not really journalists; they’re people who want to be involved in rock and roll.
I would never want any of my kids to go into this industry; not until they are old enough to understand and if this is something that they really want to do.