Top Quotes About Anything
Oil wealth has been a curse on us, made us weak and docile.
Abu Bakar Bashir
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
If I can change than anyone can change. I promise you that.
Bill Clinton was a liberal who could appeal to conservative-leaning Bubba voters.
I’m not here for your amusement. You’re here for mine.
For me, an area of moral clarity is: you’re in front of someone who’s suffering and you have the tools at your disposal to alleviate that suffering or even eradicate it, and you act.
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
I always knew I was a star And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me.
Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
I was a little nervous backstage. But I had this book, Gandhi. I just read his quotes, closed my eyes and focused my thoughts. Presently, this book is my prized possession.
I wanted to share my life story and honor my roots. I am very proud of my family and mother.
I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.
My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she’s had four major heart surgeries. She’s a candidate for – and must have – heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life.
Cuba ought to be free and independent, and the government should be turned over to the Cuban people.
You learn in this business: It you want a friend, get a dog.
And unless you have that sense of being creative, people think you’re just working all the time.
So now I have a collection of poetry by Aaron Neville and I give it to people I want to share it with. I’d like to publish it someday.
Sometimes because a woman is beautiful, she’s not encouraged to be more, although she may have so much more to offer.
The Nobel is a ticket to one’s own funeral. No one has ever done anything after he got it.
T. S. Eliot
You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
History provides neither compensation for suffering nor penalties for wrong.
If the whole world went vegan, there would be less war. How you eat determines your mood and your outlook on life.
When I choose a role it’s either because I recognise the man, or that I’m very curious to know him. If I neither recognise nor know him, then it is better that I don’t play him.
Governments are not running the show anymore. Scumbag Entrepreneurs are, and they have a harsh and ruthless agenda.
I just need somewhere to dump all my negativity.
If there was the opportunity to climb a mountain, or to go ballooning, or some adventurous activity, I would always be keen to do it. I loved the countryside.
I’m playing with Bonnie Raitt. I don’t have to sing it. I just have to play it. That’s cool.
My beloved Mom and Pop always rated tops with each other, and that’s the way it will always be.
As a first-time director in America, I feel I’ve been very fortunate.
I want to speak, to sing to total strangers. It’s my way of talking to the world.
In 1939 I hadn’t even realized that this was an immigration problem.
Dub and reggae… I play that a lot around the house.
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are – that is the fact.
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’ t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
I sent 200, 300 of the clothes that I had made, and the dancers chose what they liked.
The songs keep on writing themselves, and I really love them. It’s as close as I get to a religion.
You know, there are a lot of would-be governors of Texas sitting around today who never took the opportunity to get into a race when the time was right.
The best compliment to a child or a friend is the feeling you give him that he has been set free to make his own inquiries, to come to conclusions that are right for him, whether or not they coincide with your own.
Science cannot tell theology how to construct a doctrine of creation, but you can’t construct a doctrine of creation without taking account of the age of the universe and the evolutionary character of cosmic history.
The silver Thames takes some part of this county in its journey to Oxford.
The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
I’m a very hard-line, angry atheist. Yet I am fascinated by the concept of devotion.
Marie Stopes had established the first birth control clinic in Britain; the whole question of informing women, especially those who were poor, about methods of contraception, began to be discussed.
When I drive through a field, I want to see green grass sometimes, and I don’t want to see black and white.
When one cow was found with BSE in 2003, many of our trading partners closed their borders to our beef.
You can become an even more excellent person by constantly setting higher and higher standards for yourself and then by doing everything possible to live up to those standards.
My message to the kids and our fans is hockey’s a great game. There’s a lot of hockey being played at all levels. Get involved, do it. We will be back and we will be back better than ever and hopefully as soon as possible. Don’t give up on the game. It’s too good.
Woody Allen sets are very quiet. Extraordinary sense of power from a man who doesn’t do anything except just stand there.
F. Murray Abraham
I face every project the same way – do it right and give 110%. 100% isn’t good enough.
One I built when I was a kid, and it was a real miniature of Disneyland. I fell in love with the park when I went there with my parents on my 12th birthday.
I want everyone to tell me the truth, even if it costs him his job.