Top Quotes About Anything
Of course, I want to be number one. But being happy and healthy is the most important thing.
Anybody who’s ever gone through a hard time – any outsider’s perception, no matter how much information they’re given, they have no idea what the person’s life is like.
You don’t hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school.
As far as I can judge, not much good can be done without disturbing something or somebody.
I don’t have expectations. Expectations in your life just lead to giant disappointments.
I felt extremely uncomfortable as the focal point, in the spotlight. I really like the behind the scenes role, because all my freedom is there.
Be happy or die.
I want to be able to say that a rap career could be ten albums.
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve.
The minute you start talking about what you’re going to do if you lose, you have lost.
I’m sure 50 percent of television ads use rhyme.
A city building, you experience when you walk; a suburban building, you experience when you drive.
Anything you can do needs to be done, so pick up the tool of your choice and get started.
Never hate a song that’s sold a half million copies.
The working class is my home country, and my future is linked with the proletariat.
Ambition can creep as well as soar.
The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind.
If you are not making the progress that you would like to make and are capable of making, it is simply because your goals are not clearly defined.
Paul J. Meyer
I’m 78, I’m on my pension in Ireland, and all that good stuff.
For example, in my own State of Arizona, an Israeli scientist is working with an Arizona company on a demonstration project involving a very fast-growing algae which can be used to power a biomass energy plan.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
Misery is the company of lawsuits.
I do think that’s so much a part of what being a director is – in working with actors – to really try and be sensitive to what each actor needs to get to where he wants to be.
But it kills me, this fascination with celebrities’ personal lives.
There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.
I was very interested in that. It is very important to have confidence as well as to build up experience.
In between, I go broke because I seem to do movies where you’re not paid a lot as an actor.
I think that money has changed my sport.
Learn about the world, the way it works, any kind of science and anthropology, it’s really an interesting place we live in. Evolution is a really fantastic idea, even more than the idea of God I think.
I like to think the price I paid by being open about my private life helped.
Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.
I never really read superhero stuff as a kid.
Though, since the first record, I’ve dramatically changed my expectations for our records.
Victory Over Violence is an organization that was created to help fund shelters for women and children.
When I model I pretty much go blank. You can’t think too much or it doesn’t work.
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it.
Robert Louis Stevenson
People don’t understand computers. Computers are magical boxes that do things. People believe what computers tell them.
If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
Harry S. Truman
I can work in films as long as the story doesn’t have a realistic nature. If I’m working with an allegory, a fantasy, it can be developed in synthetic terms.
The best thing we can do is to make wherever we’re lost in look as much like home as we can.
The rock sitting on the shelf has potential because it can fall-it’s the same way with the Internet. It has this potential. It’s not really doing it yet, but it’s about to.
While I was doing these plays in the beginning, I wasn’t getting paid. I thought of it more as a hobby. Then I realized how seriously a lot of these people took what they were doing.
Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you keep it all afloat.
I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder.
The secret of my success was clean living and a fast outfield.
In bad weather, I spent hours drawing action figures on paper, coloring them, backing them on cardboard, then cutting them out and creating whole stories around their lives.
There is only one true thing: instantly paint what you see. When you’ve got it, you’ve got it. When you haven’t, you begin again. All the rest is humbug.
It was fun. That was something I came to fairly late.
People often refer to my career before The Crying Game as something which led up to that point. But I was very fulfilled in what I was doing.