Top Quotes About Anything
Orphans, dead parents, lonely children at Christmas, morose spoken word recordings, everything you love about the holidays. Move the turkey over so you can fit your head in the oven.
It was necessary to have an even depth of corn on the top compared to the sides, so the air would not take the easiest route and not evenly dry the stored corn.
Playboy was a wonderful experience and a great opportunity for me.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I’ve danced one time in my life. It was the most mortifying experience I ever had.
Billy Bob Thornton
The times that I have done something that I didn’t respond to emotionally right away, it’s generally not worked out too well.
People can undergo a sudden change of thinking and loyalties under threat of death or intense social pressure and isolation from friends and family.
I was 23, and that was my first professional job. Anybody who has curly hair knows you don’t want it to be brushed out because it becomes a never-ending tangle.
If the Lord should bring a wicked man to heaven, heaven would be hell to him; for he who loves not grace upon earth will never love it in heaven.
Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one’s being.
Orison Swett Marden
If you really believe music is dangerous, you should let it go in one ear and out the other.
There was this thing written that I had gone into a candle store, and my hair went up in flames because of all the hair spray. First of all, I never have hair spray in my hair, and I’ve never even heard of this store, and my hair has never been burned.
I don’t think we can go into important local elections next year… with Tony Blair as leader and expect to keep many of the councillors we’ve got now.
Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved.
The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it.
No violent extreme endures.
The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.
The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy.
He who laughs most, learns best.
There are no lazy veteran lion hunters.
Norman Ralph Augustine
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn’t interest you, don’t do it – I would have made a terrible mother.
Security for agriculture merits serious concern by not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole. The risk to the U.S. food supply and overall economy is real.
Sex is hardly ever just about sex.
I think behind closed doors people behave differently no matter what period we’re looking at, because people have to stand up straight in public but can slouch behind closed doors – can you imagine wearing those corsets?
I wish I could remember where I put things. I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half I look for my glasses.
It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy.
Furthermore, both Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Environmental Protection have evaluated the sediment to be dredged and also found it to be not toxic.
Once you’re successful with a certain kind of music, it’s hard not to have faith in it as a means to stay successful.
So, I guess the answer to your question is very few people can bring off a novel of the future because it’s just so damn hard to make it look like the future.
The music we made then was so amateurish, compared to the rest of mainstream pop or rock and roll. But what differentiated us from what everybody else was doing in the business was the fact that you could tell that these people came from different reference areas.
You can do really slow movements with it, like zooming in for a minute and a half. The audience isn’t aware that the camera has moved, but there’s subconscious tension there.
When I go to farms or little towns, I am always surprised at the discontent I find. And New York, too often, has looked across the sea toward Europe. And all of us who turn our eyes away from what we have are missing life.
Being lectured by the president on fiscal responsibility is a little bit like Tony Soprano talking to me about law and order in this country.
John F. Kerry
To attempt to superimpose its views through the exercise of force, is seldom the part of intelligence; it is frequently the part of ignorance.
We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it’s a continuing choice.
John C. Maxwell
In the relations of a weak Government and a rebellious people there comes a time when every act of the authorities exasperates the masses, and every refusal to act excites their contempt.
I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized.
Great interests demand great safeguards.
Thomas Francis Meagher
And the basis on which we agreed to operate with them involved a manifesto, where it states that we proceed from different ideologies and policies. One thing that we insisted on was that they should take an oath to reject racism and discrimination.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
I don’t believe for one moment you can write well what you wouldn’t read for pleasure.
More harm was done in the 20th century by faceless bureaucrats than tyrant dictators.
When in doubt wear red.
Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man’s power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.
Madame de Stael
Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
I think I ran so hard and so fast, in a lot of ways, from my life and I kind of took a fall. It was like – what do they call it? – post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Somehow or other I always got myself rigged up in something sensational.
Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.