Top Quotes About Anything
Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have to make money by writing about it. I detest them.
I didn’t so much choose the film as director Claire Denis chose me.
And the buying of new machinery meant not only the possibility of production, but even the new technology, ‘cos as I mentioned before, we were back of seven, eight years.
Adult stem cells are also problematic, as they are difficult to identify, purify and grow, and simply may not exist for certain diseased tissues that need to be replaced.
First off, the crude oil market, unlike every other commodity in America, is virtually unregulated.
I didn’t want to get into acting. I was very happy doing MTV, it took up my time, I was content.
The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let them put you in that position.
I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
I made a decision back in 1978 that, in a trade off for money when I directed Halloween, I would have my name above the title in order to basically brand these movies my own.
It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet; the bylaws are shorter, and he is personally acquainted with the other members.
E. B. White
Some mornings you wake up and think, gee I look handsome today. Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Right now I’m 185, which is really good for me yet very hard for me to maintain. My weight seems high for the average woman, but I’ve got big bones and I’m maintaining muscle.
Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
Michel de Montaigne
It’s easy to make good decisions when there are no bad options.
Philosophy begins in wonder.
We are going to put out a boxed set thing, but I don’t want to do it yet. I want to wait until we’re 45 and we’re bitter and broke. Then, we’ll put out the comprehensive Ween boxed set.
All we are saying is give peace a chance.
A great opera house isn’t run by a director, but by a great administrator.
In 1917 – as we have seen, – Italy suffered a great reverse, losing 200,000 soldiers and immense supplies.
These days, there are many people around the world who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read the books that made me respectable.
Men and girls, men and girls: Artificial swine and pearls.
Nice, the club where I started my career in 1983, want me to see out my playing days there.
Two people could build an outhouse in four hours. They’re not complicated.
The Olympics are always a special competition, it is very difficult to predict what will happen.
Education in this country is about how to maintain the status quo and to perpetuate racism.
If Russians knew how to read, they would write me off.
Catherine the Great
When it comes to federal elections law, Tom DeLay and his special-interest friends live by one set of rules, and everyone else lives by a very different set.
The average husband enjoys the total effect of his home but is usually unable to contribute any of the details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable.
Funny things happen to you in movies for silly reasons.
I worked probably 25 years by myself, just writing and working, not trying to publish much, not giving readings.
I don’t like to watch golf on television because I can’t stand people who whisper.
Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity which lies hidden in a woman’s heart, is startled to find that he must obey the God he summoned.
Henry Brooks Adams
Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose.
The greatest public health threat for many American women is the men they live with.
I’d say you have to be really committed to the field, show up for every audition and to be aware that very few make it in this field.
Civilization is the lamb’s skin in which barbarism masquerades.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
What has been happening the last four years in City Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers, closing libraries. We have not looked after our children in City Hall.
If your religion is better than mine and your opinion, you have a real problem.
But I’ve always believed that Christine Cagney shouldn’t be played past a certain age.
I owe much to mother. She had an expert’s understanding, but also approached art emotionally.
The prosperity of a nation requires the protection of a senate. Hereafter a national senate may require the protection of a national army.
Thomas Francis Meagher
I’m just calm under fire. I’m not intimidating at all.
Keenen Ivory Wayans
You know what’s nice about Montreal? Not only is it a beautiful city, but you have Cuban cigars.
The truth is that I’m constitutionally incapable of doing an ordinary job.
I know my husband really loves me because he takes me to have ribs. He says I’m the only girl he ever took out who actually ate anything on her plate, as opposed to pushing it around.
No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life’s slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.
But very unfortunately the merchant marine died away till even the majority of fishing done about the Cape is in the hands of the Portuguese who emigrated to the Cape some fifty years ago.
Joseph C. Lincoln
Believe me, you lose more than a gallon of fluids during a race. You could lose between six and 10 pounds during a race, depending on hot it is.
I was very careful never to take an interesting job. If you have an interesting job, you get interested in it.
Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Persevere and get it done.
George Allen, Sr.