Top Quotes About Anything
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
Pearl S. Buck
Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
The way I go about a lovemaking scene is that we will talk about it during the rehearsing time.
There comes a day when you’ve become comfortable in your skin. But God as my witness, I am going to try to do everything I can to keep this ass together for as long as I possibly can – without going against nature.
I almost didn’t name Butt-Head ‘Butt-Head.’ I came real close to calling him something else.
I thought The Shining was just absolutely wonderful. Stephen King reaches all kinds of people. In the beginning he was just dismissed out of hand, which was terrible.
In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
There were two hours that couldn’t be accounted for.
Eventually, I won the right to attend school, but the prejudice was still there.
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.
Robert Green Ingersoll
There is a rule of Sharia: If the enemy wants to suppress you, you are supposed to put up a strong resistance.
Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted.
No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
Kids today don’t want to get married. Too many of their friends have been married and divorced already. They just don’t believe in it.
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.
But instead I usually say that, though it may surprise them, I too believe in the necessity of organization.
An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
Oppression is more easily endured than insult.
As a woman I can’t go to war, and I refuse to send anyone else.
Am I really cool? You’re telling me I’m cool? Well, that’s good to hear.
I have more memories than if I were a thousand years old.
I was made to be a perfectionist at everything I did. Everything was more important than what I wanted.
It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show.
The marvelous thing about a joke with a double meaning is that it can only mean one thing.
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world – no ideals.
I keep the bad-boy image just to make my fans happy.
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one’s religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
David Herbert Lawrence
That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
Frank Moore Colby
I have never had trouble with any actor being able to visualise things. They are amazing. As long as you have your monster head on a long stick, so you can hold it up there and you can wave it around and let them see it and explain it to them, they are just great.
When people come to me and tell me I was terrific in this or that, I do not want to fall flat on my face the next time. But, tough, I have fallen flat before. You just get up and dust yourself off.
A resilient people cherishing liberty and equality and the rule of law will endure.
The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers, but we had the feel of the parachutes, so we could be more realistic in the roles.
New York is an exciting town where something is happening all the time, most unsolved.
There’s a big overlap with the people you meet at the fantasy and science fiction cons.
The fly-by-nights don’t want to spend any time with you.
Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
No nude scenes. No sex-symbol parts. I want people to recognize me for my work, not just for being pretty.
Robin Wright Penn
A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
I like animals. I like natural history. The travel bit is not the important bit. The travel bit is what you have to do in order to go and look at animals.
The problem is that in our country, they make it almost impossible for politicians to win anything. In England it’s easier to win a libel suit.
Moreover, health center services save money and lives by treating diseases before they become chronic conditions, require hospital care or require a trip to the emergency room.
A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.
I was trying to figure out what to do next, I’d been accumulating ideas for productivity tools – software people could use every day, particularly to help organize their lives.
Since September 11th Congress has created the Department of Homeland Security, more than doubled the homeland security budget and implemented a bipartisan overhaul of our intelligence systems.
In life there are always these things happening if you can just get the joke.
Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
Your friend is your needs answered.
My parents taught me I could be anything in the world I wanted to be.