Top Quotes About Anything
On every side, and at every hour of the day, we came up against the relentless limitations of pioneer life.
Anna H. Shaw
Marriage is the tomb of love.
Everyone realized I was the innocent victim of a shakedown.
I’d be quite excited to play somebody British.
Misery loves company, but company does not reciprocate.
I’m not the type who’ll yell about my achievements from the rooftops.
In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth.
The comments I most appreciate come from ordinary readers who’ve happened on one of my books at some time of stress in their lives, and who actually credit the book with helping them through a bad time. It’s happened a few times in forty years.
I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when looked at in the right way did not become still more complicated.
I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.
I think they got caught up in how much money they could get from each of the city governments as far as tax rebates. But that stuff works when you make money. It’s a little bit phantom money.
That foreign trade should be fair rather than free.
I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense.
H. L. Mencken
Have I given any symptoms of an avaricious disposition? Have I obtained any grants from the crown since I have been placed at the head of the treasury? Has my conduct been different from that which others in the same station would have followed?
I’ve always been so apathetic. I figured, OK, maybe the world is going to fall down around me. Now I want to make a better world… that’s motherhood.
Mechanization best serves mediocrity.
Frank Lloyd Wright
It’s getting the right person that’s the challenge.
If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, So the one is pretty equal to the other.
Jean de la Bruyere
If I talk about Charles Dance I am talking about something else, something I operate and wind up and have to make an impression with and use to transmit someone else’s screenplay.
Human life itself may be almost pure chaos, but the work of the artist is to take these handfuls of confusion and disparate things, things that seem to be irreconcilable, and put them together in a frame to give them some kind of shape and meaning.
Katherine Anne Porter
A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he displaces.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender unions should be taught in our public schools without a value judgement system also being offered.
Look to the past and remember no empire rises that sooner or later won’t fall.
The written tone and the spoken tone change and the reporters’ disbelief in the veracity of the government spreads to the readers and the viewers.
I like Target. I like the ones in the Midwest, personally. We don’t really have those in England yet.
Roger Andrew Taylor
Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film.
I went to England in the ’70s, and I was in my early 20s. There was still a residue of that era of being an underclass or colonial. I assume it must have been a more aggressive and prominent attitude 40 years before that, because Australia internationally wasn’t regarded as having much cultural value. We were a country full of sheep and convicts.
In this world, I call the shots and I think I know best.
I have no experience performing that music live in front of an audience. So that remains to be seen. I’m very excited to see what that’s going to be like.
There’s a whole set of values, spawned by the vocal and highly visible Republicans, that appeal to the worst in people. Our society is moving in that direction.
The South is brutalized to a degree not realized by its own inhabitants, and the very foundation of government, law and order, are imperilled.
Ida B. Wells
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
Franklin P. Adams
We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
The success of most things depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed.
Charles de Secondat
No, I didn’t become disenchanted. I just couldn’t paint like them.
All serial killers want to win. They choose victims they can kill successfully.
The tenacious character I’ve possessed since I was a small child propelled me to successfully meet this challenge, and I was able to safely gain acceptance to the university of my choice.
Far From Home was also my idea from a magazine I’d seen.
It has been well over half a century and I’m glad to say we have taken the right path from authoritarianism to democracy and this is a road of no return.
I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me – shapes and ideas so near to me – so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn’t occurred to me to put them down.
I’m not gonna be a slave. I’m a rock n’ roller.
It doesn’t make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.
I am hopeful about any future for whites in this country, but not entirely optimistic.
To disbelieve is easy; to scoff is simple; to have faith is harder.
I never practice; I always play.
I’m just like you, only I’m different because I’m me.
I think she was ready to go. Not to be kicked out. Go at the top. Undefeated.
I got kind of burned out, so I moved to Florida. I was down there for 10 or 12 years, raising children.
The truth only irritates those it enlightens, but does not convert.