Top Quotes About Anything
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
She wasn’t as naive and innocent as she was in the first season.
Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man’s life if he has the weight and cares about the words.
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
Speaking as a black person, welfare is the worst thing that’s ever happened to us.
You know, sometimes I feel like I walk around with a target on my back with the films I make.
And, of course, customers really need to feel safe and are seeking reassurance when they fly.
In terms of language, yeah we get bleeped and blurred and things, but in terms of content, I would probably say we’re getting away with more here than we could get away with in Britain. And that surprised us so much!
What happens when the guy who runs the reactor gets out of bed wrong or decides, for some reason, that he wants to override his instruction sheet some afternoon?
David R. Brower
My attitude is, if someone’s going to criticize me, tell me to my face.
Seek out your bishop. He will show you how to repent and will help you do it.
Richard G. Scott
All Norwegian children learn to swim when they are very young because if you can’t swim it is difficult to find a place to bathe.
I love you more than my own skin.
A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.
I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually ‘Nothing; you’re screwed’.
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
Richard M. Nixon
At the outset, at least, all three groups had something else to recommend them, as well: They were headquartered 3,000 miles away from the East Side of Manhattan.
A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else.
Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect.
Most women are pragmatists who have allowed extremists on the left and right to manipulate the family issue for their own purposes.
If the 20th century taught us anything, it is to be cautious about the work impossible.
Partisan politics has no place in the classroom.
Rap actually comes out of punk rock, not black music.
To overcome a fear, here’s all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway.
Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.
The Emmys are flat-out fun.
It’s a lot more comfortable, I must say. Ummm, I didn’t think I’d be playing with another band, I kinda thought I was through with that, but I make an exception because they’re nice people.
I’m doing a play, a musical. The musical follows the Mamma Mia concept. It’s my first LA theater project.
Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
I often traveled to Nicaragua to speak against repressive policies by the Sandinista government.
The United States is a beautiful place, you know?
Never ever doubt in magic. The purest honest thoughts come from children, ask any child if they believe in magic and they will tell you the truth.
I would like to work with Jack Nicholson, before it’s too late.
The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people.
This was more of a cartoonish thing for me and it kind of took me back to SCTV, in a way, where the characters are just a little broader and you can have that kind of fun going a little over the edge.
Our political leaders must be honest and forthcoming with data that will allow citizens to use facts and figures to judge for themselves what state Social Security is in.
There have been many times when you spend a number of months and the finished product is not what you wanted to see. And ‘Batman Begins’ was what I wanted to see.
You’ve got to love what you do to really make things happen.
Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice.
Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.
Conservatives unwittingly side with the social forces that contribute to the destruction of traditional values.
Young women today often have very little appreciation for the real battles that took place to get women where they are today in this country. I don’t know how much history young women today know about those battles.
Sandra Day O'Connor
I went to Montreal. My first gig went very badly. They just weren’t laughing at anything. I found out they were a load of Christians, and it was a gig to raise money for a new church roof.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.
I have many regrets, and I’m sure everyone does. The stupid things you do, you regret… if you have any sense, and if you don’t regret them, maybe you’re stupid.
They are responsible for starting this relationship and wanting to help Africa. The United States is very well suited for this as they are a country that has the capacity, they have better access to technology and they are a successful country.
My top three priorities for my first term in Congress are growing our economy; providing for quality, affordable health care; and keeping our nation and communities safe.
I didn’t realize until I was older what a huge music fan my daddy really was, and actually that my grandma played banjo at one time, and I didn’t even know that until a year or two ago.
Human inertia makes the everyday environment, the furniture, as it were, appear to be a given.
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.