Top Quotes About Anything
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.
We must continue our fight to ensure that Federal, State, and local authorities have the resources and support necessary to combat this growing epidemic. This is a top priority for me and many of my colleagues here in Congress.
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
I’m trying to interpret the film through the director’s head, but it all comes out through me. So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium.
You won’t find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don’t speak to me. People don’t come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I’m this dark, twisted, miserable person.
The music comes first. When Geoff has made something the inspiration comes automatically. His music is very expressive. But still is is a very difficult process: I have to add something to his music, not push it away. It has to be equal, and I find that very difficult.
There are times in life when, instead of complaining, you do something about your complaints.
Those objecting to the concept of race argue that the taxonomic definitions are arbitrary and subjective.
J. Philippe Rushton
Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
Honore De Balzac
The nation… doesn’t simply need what we have. It needs what we are.
Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much needed revenues for colleges and universities, but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world.
But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I’ll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.
No intelligent man believes that anybody ever willingly errs or willingly does base and evil deeds; they are well aware that all who do base and evil things to them unwillingly.
So if I design it and then go away, it’s still living somewhere and it still exists by itself without me.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
Well, I grew up between Holland and Israel and then moved to France when I was eleven.
I think that a man should be caring.
I am not sure about facelifts because I wouldn’t want to be someone who just looks like she’s had a facelift.
It’s funny, when I’m not on the road or doing stuff with Bad Company – or whatever- I’ve always written songs galore… a lot of stuff people don’t even hear.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
I have no interest whatsoever in being a high-fashion model, nor is it possible.
Rachael Leigh Cook
Liberalism is Rationalism in politics.
Francis Parker Yockey
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
Sydney J. Harris
It’s always a pleasure to find something that matters.
Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational – but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.
Claude M. Bristol
When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.
You can never step into the same book twice, because you are different each time you read it.
I am afraid I am a constant disappointment to my party. The fact of the matter is, the longer I am president the less of a party man I seem to become.
William Howard Taft
I’m not that interested in fashion… When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life.
I don’t have my name on anything that I don’t really do.
We are increasingly likely to find ourselves in places with background music. No composers have thought to write for these modern spaces, which represent 30% of our musical experience.
Jackson went from the professor’s chair to the officer’s saddle. He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher; but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood.
Daniel H. Hill
Power is paradoxical.
I’d like to be rich. I’d like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends.
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
I’m of the mind that life is a risk, every time you leave your house it’s a risk, and I see no reason to go through life with my hands tied behind my back for any reason. I’d be foolish to let something stop me from doing what I love to do.
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
Toni Cade Bambara
But, yes, now I wouldn’t do some of those soundtracks the way I did them.
We decided we didn’t want to do a musical for TV because the idea of writing a musical that would be seen on television once seems insane.
Studies have indicated there is a strong correlation between the shortages of nurses and morbidity and mortality rates in our hospitals.
Fortunately for me I was able to do well here, and it really did great things for my career and now hopefully I can go out there and continue to do what I did.
The gays like ‘Project Runway’ because it’s a fashion, and the gays are into fashion and into design. It’s a creative industry, and most of the gays are pretty creative, in general. That’s just like the culture. We’re not all into politics necessarily. We’re more into the creative environment. I also think Heidi is a big draw. The boys love Heidi and think she’s so fabulous. I just think it’s a glitzy, fun show, and there are also always lots of gay boys on it, and, you know, that’s fun.
My arm bones looked like chicken bones.
It’s the game of life. Do I win or do I lose? One day they’re gonna shut the game down. I gotta have as much fun and go around the board as many times as I can before it’s my turn to leave.
You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations.
Samuel George Morton
In every place there are 100 people who can say no and only one person who can say yes. You have to get a good piece of material to the right person.
I don’t really lift weights. It’s kind of a vanity thing that I don’t get into.