Top Quotes About Anything
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.
Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things.
For me, its like go ahead and eat. Live your life. I mean, I’ve just seen so much death, you know, as of late, being in my 40s, of people getting sick or, you know, whatever, that I just feel like, you know what? You never know with life. Eat. Enjoy yourself. Just try to be healthy and, you know, and watch it.
So I like to make music, and I like to share music. This is also a gift.
The writer is more concerned to know than to judge.
W. Somerset Maugham
You have to make difficult choices in your life, and you just have to be happy with them.
What makes a book great, a so-called classic, it its quality of always being modern, of its author, though he be long dead, continuing to speak to each new generation.
Lawrence Clark Powell
We need an amendment that gives us the right to vote protected by the federal government and the Constitution.
My ambition in high school was to be a high school coach and teacher, and that’s still what I do: teach.
I love meeting fans. The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated, because some independent comics are hard to get. I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands.
Brian M. Bendis
What really happened was one day I decided to write a new kind of play.
Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one.
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.
Our current energy policy is bankrupt.
In 1998, I founded the American Center for Law and Justice, probably the premier public interest law firm in America defending the rights of believers.
Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.
I don’t worry whether the period is contemporary or three hundred years ago. Human beings are all alike.
Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet’s heart when caught and tangled in a woman’s body?
If the workers took a notion they could stop all speeding trains; every ship upon the ocean they can tie with mighty chains.
I have four grown children and two tiny grandchildren.
I refuse to go into a fast-food outlet – to use the toilet even – in case anyone got the wrong idea and thought I was sneaking in a quick burger.
The job of an editor in a publishing house is the dullest, hardest, most exciting, exasperating and rewarding of perhaps any job in the world.
John Hall Wheelock
I been in the blues all my life. I’m still delivering ’cause I got a long memory.
A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
I don’t know if I’d want to do that anymore, because you always get bigger laughs on college campuses. So, when the film plays in front of a city audience, you’ve probably cut too loosely.
My first book is really about heat. That book, for me, was an exploration of heat as ingredient. Why we don’t talk about heat as an ingredient, I don’t quite understand, because it is the common ingredient to all cooking processes.
We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture.
A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.
The two things that matter the most to me: emotional resonance and rocket launchers. Party of Five, a brilliant show, and often made me cry uncontrollably, suffered ultimately from a lack of rocket launchers.
It’s all magic to me. Country to punk rock, all of it. Chopin to Kurt Cobain. But it always all comes back to punk for me, because that was the last time, punk rock or grunge rock, was the last time that passion ruled the airwaves.
Well, all these stars have their houses swept quite regularly by people who work in the surveillance security business. They come in and they look for bugs and things.
Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.
There are some actor secrets you keep sometimes, and you want to keep.
I think because people are passing – people that we are aware of are passing at – I don’t say a great pace, but it seems like people are dropping, and I think it’s just making – there’s a consciousness and there’s sensitivity to it.
Once, I took a taxi. I hate those limousines. They stink and their drivers have been driving dead people to the cemeteries.
I mean Gorilla was really our first sort of goes at songwriting.
I always thought the real violence in Hollywood isn’t what’s on the screen. It’s what you have to do to raise the money.
I’ve experienced writer’s block, but never for more than a few days.
Walter Jon Williams
The First Amendment to the Constitution reflects that concept recognized in the Ten Commandments, that the duties we owe to God and the manner of discharging those duties are outside the purview of government.
It is a principle of our nature that feelings once excited turn readily from the object by which they are excited to some other object which may for the time being take possession of the mind.
Since it is impossible to know what’s really happening, we Peruvians lie, invent, dream and take refuge in illusion. Because of these strange circumstances, Peruvian life, a life in which so few actually do read, has become literary.
Mario Vargas Llosa
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
And he was going to give me a song, because I’m a singer and I wanted to sing in everything.
Anyway, I believe you don’t fix the inside by putting something on the outside.
I fancy that no good ideas upon that campaign will be mentioned at any time that did not receive their share of consideration by General Lee.
My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I’ve been teaching myself computer graphics, so I’m reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts.
There’s no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.
I’m not a standup, but I play one on TV.