Top Quotes About Anything
Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one’s better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
You can always find the sun within yourself if you will only search.
You can actually have a pitch button, you know, to get people on pitch.
Helena Bonham Carter
In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
I feel good now. I’ve gained all my weight back after getting stoned for three weeks and not eating and not sleeping much. I’ve been coming by my mom’s and eating food.
I lapsed into rude.
There’s always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself – whether it’s Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. – because that’s the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else.
Esso has been the main one in America spreading the disinformation that there is no global warming problem.
The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.
Pope John Paul II
The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God’s mercy to me.
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
We all enjoyed the success of Rumours obviously.
I wasn’t driven into medicine by a social conscience but by rampant curiosity.
I made my way on to a grey list, a black list even. That’s something I’m very proud of, actually.
Christ rode on an ass, but now asses ride on Christ.
That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed by the Geneva Conventions, which applies only to international conflicts between states that have signed them.
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
Raise your eyes and count the small gang of your oppressors who are only strong through the blood they suck from you and through your arms which you lend them unwillingly.
Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.
I come in. I’m going to sketch, I’m going to drape, I don’t know what I’m going to do.
No matter what your choices are, you truly have no control about what people think of you.
Far too often the choices reality proposes are such as to take away one’s taste for choosing.
It’s our money, and we’re free to spend it any way we please.
One might have thought that the most significant change in the film industry that would come about with a transition from the communist economy to capitalism would fundamentally concern the sources of funding.
There are a couple of carp fishing books I’ve been reading. I’m very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment.
The noise resembles the roar of heavy, distant surf. Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
We current justices read the Constitution in the only way that we can: as 20th-century Americans.
William J. Brennan, Jr.
I have a hard time with morals. All I know is what feels right, what’s more important to me is being honest about who you are. Morals I get a little hung up on.
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
Since my Japanese isn’t very good, I had to have an interpreter to communicate with most of the crew.
If you compare my character to the others, they were sexy with designer clothes. I had the nerdy outfit.
There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.
I went to a rare live Van Dyke show and met him there. And then he came to a show of mine and we spoke back stage. The third time was at Brian Wilson’s birthday party.
There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them.
Biological age, I think because I’ve been taking care of myself for so long I know not just my reproductive organs but my heart, you know, are much younger than – than what I am.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Upstate New York in the middle of October. You can’t get more beautiful than that.
Many actresses do that kind of shoot when they are in their early 20s but I didn’t think I had anything to worry about so I decided to go for it. I was very pleased with the results and it was also nice to surprise a few people.
Fences would be a hindrance to terrorists should they decide to come across a land border between the U.S. and Mexico and to California.
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
Logan P. Smith
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc.
C. Wright Mills
If you look over the years, the styles have changed – the clothes, the hair, the production, the approach to the songs. The icing to the cake has changed flavors. But if you really look at the cake itself, it’s really the same.
I think I’m a very poor piano player.
There are some older women out there who are just knockouts, real beauties, and they’re not getting the roles they should.
William H. Macy
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Having Wayne in town will be exciting enough.
My hairdresser and I found ourselves shopping at Bloomingdale’s with nothing to do for days.
Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.
You should always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise, they won’t come to yours.