Top Quotes About Anything
Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart. Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines.
I was encouraged by my mother and, to a lesser extent, by my father.
I think the themes in my songs are very similar from the first album to the newest one. It’s all about the human condition and how we are all trying to learn to live with each other and survive love and life.
URGE is a grassroots charity. We organized to get some incubators to give to the hospital for the kids. We donate money to orphanages.
Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had.
This world crisis came about without women having anything to do with it. If the women of the world had not been excluded from world affairs, things today might have been different.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Am I still in uniform? Then I ain’t retired.
Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant when we will be in the midst of this next adventure.
It is the poor man who’ll ever count his flock.
Celebrity is very weird.
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.
The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
I really want to fall in love.
It’s a little bit like my inability to read a guide book before I go anywhere. I can read it after I’ve been there and by the same logic I refuse to accept any technical stunts from anybody. I refused to learn more than I knew and I confess I missed a great deal.
Consistency is the paste jewel that only cheap men cherish.
William Allen White
Well there are those that you wield and those that you join.
If a man went simply by what he saw, he might be tempted to affirm that the essence of democracy is melodrama.
It is easy to write unthinking music.
The founders were very worried that if parties developed in America, you might have something like the modern Italian system, where you have 20 different parties that divide Congress and the country and can’t govern.
I have been doing 120 miles a week, when normally I would do about 140.
I’ve always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties.
Optimism with some experience behind it is much more energizing than plain old experience with a certain degree of cynicism.
My youngest son, who is now the drummer in my band, lives in Brooklyn. My oldest son is about to move out to California, and my daughters are both out of town.
God is a metaphor for that which trancends all levels of intellectual thought. It’s as simple as that.
The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on.
Anna Howard Shaw
I wish people could acheive what they think would bring them happiness in order for them to realize that thats not really what happiness is.
It is a poor cause which has to be lied for regularly.
Katherine Fullerton Gerould
We need to increase access to health insurance through Health Savings Accounts and high deductible policies, so individuals and families can purchase the insurance that’s best for them and meets their specific needs.
Our school education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development.
Did you ever get the feeling that the world was a tuxedo and you were a pair of brown shoes?
Any room where you feel a good vibe is a good place to write.
When you arrive in Hiroshima you can look around and for 25 and perhaps 30 square miles you can see hardly a building. It gives you an empty feeling in the stomach to see such man-made devastation.
I rarely watch TV but I guess I’d watch the weather report since I fly so much.
After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success.
Here’s good advice for practice: go into partnership with nature; she does more than half the work and asks none of the fee.
Martin H. Fischer
Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment. Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.
It is only through contact and comparison that the relative value or worthlessness of the various cultural elements can be clearly and critically seen and understood.
In France, you’re with the crew, and you have lunch with them. It’s more like a family.
Let’s say that, in reality, I’m basically very shy when it comes to men.
A kiss is a rosy dot over the ‘i’ of loving.
Cyrano de Bergerac
What an elder sees sitting; the young can’t see standing.
In that match for Holland I asked for a big responsibility, I got it and I dealt with it. I played well, I scored goals and the team qualified for the Euro 2004 finals. It was a big night and an important moment for Holland.
Ruud van Nistelrooy
Much can often be learned by the repetition under different conditions, even if the desired result is not obtained.
Archer J. P. Martin
The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero.
Faith is a passionate intuition.
When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
Sydney J. Harris
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
I wouldn’t tell Jill how I felt. I behaved in such a way that was opposite to how I felt. I must have seemed strong to her. I didn’t want to bring her down.
I never can understand how anyone can not smoke it deprives a man of the best part of life. With a good cigar in his mouth a man is perfectly safe, nothing can touch him, literally.
Building walls isn’t going to work in the long run. Some people are happy with the wall in Israel, but somebody will get a weapon someday and knock it over or something. Walls aren’t the answer between countries, though.