Top Quotes About Anything
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Surely a King who loves pleasure is less dangerous than one who loves glory?
The goose lays the golden egg. Payrolls make consumers.
As I walk around, I have met 70-year-old women who live on the Upper West Side who love the show. And I met a couple in Kansas – a couple of truck drivers who drove around together – who loved it. It’s popular all over the place and definitely in the gay community.
It would be easier to say, what was the difference in style from many years ago. Many years ago, the old violinists, they also had a good technique, they were not tonally as good.
Lady Gaga is my name. If you know me, and you call me Stefani, you don’t really know me at all.
Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church.
Robert Anton Wilson
The attempt is that we want to get a couple of minutes under our belt, depending on how good the tests are and take that into Hollywood. The fallback is we’re going to DVD anyways. We’ve got that covered.
When a record co. finds a guy now, they want to own everything. They want to own the rights to market that person’s particular name. They want a piece of the action all the way through.
What are you going to do? Admit to yourself that the pitchers have you on the point of surrender? You can’t do that. You must make yourself think that the pitchers are just as good as they always have been or just as bad.
There are times in my life when I just want to be by myself.
Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
J. Donald Walters
It’s hard to start from the bottom.
So much is man the slave of his heart that he will shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes.
We feel an enormous sense of gratitude towards the American people.
If you think about Shakespeare, you remember Richard III and Macbeth before you remember Ferdinand, whose role is just to fall in love and be a bit of a wimp. I love the baddies. More important, though, is making the baddies somehow, weirdly, understood.
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say ‘Well, OK, we’ll let you try one more time.’
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
My favorite athlete of all time would have to be Jim Thorpe.
It’s funny because I think it also goes very well with the show. It has this reputation as being this love city where everyone goes to get married, but when you get there, it’s very corny and tacky.
We were lounging around in this beautiful house in LA, and I’m coming from NY, so sometimes when we weren’t working I would just sit on those folding chairs.
When the violation of parity was discovered I began a series of electronic experiments to investigate parity violation in hyperon decays.
And if you had an, an opportunity to have a hot meal, you did. That was the cook. But you didn’t stop and say, This is dinnertime and Oh wait it’s five o’clock, it’s time to eat for supper.
The good man is the friend of all living things.
Even the draft dodgers are not pursued and hounded. They are here on our streets, most of them… unless they are breaking Canadian laws .. are getting American dollars from Ma and Pa at home to spend here.
Yes, he wanted me to do Funny Games before, which I didn’t want to do because the film was very theoretical – the way people experience violence on screen. There was very little space for fiction, it was more like a sacrifice for the actors than anything else.
I was very cheap – that’s the way I’d always worked.
The basic law of capitalism is you or I, not both you and I.
It’s a mistake to assume that Islamists always come from the slums. Indeed, many come from affluent families but for some reason just couldn’t manage to integrate into Western society, even though they had good opportunities for advancement.
Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown.
The game has kept faith with the public, maintaining its old admission price for nearly thirty years while other forms of entertainment have doubled and tripled in price. And it will probably never change.
I couldn’t kill a fly.
Mel Blanc has been gone for 30 years, even though he’s still around.
I like songs and film because you can turn your life into a sort of myth or dream.
I think he was trying to produce more of a… sort of a cheaper image.
The consequence of a world full of nuclear powers to me is so incomprehensible in terms of the dangers that that implies.
After you’re older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
Helen Gurley Brown
I’m talking to you and it’s basically a direct communication, whereas if I’m writing a letter to you and you read the letter, there are like 12 extra deconstruction and reconstruction steps in the communication.
Kevin J. Anderson
Our country right or wrong.
I do finish reading a script and say, Why are they making it and what are they talking about? I like to try and be responsible in my choices in that way.
I have amply provided for my son during my lifetime.
William S. Hart
I never trust an executive who tends to pass the buck. Nor would I want to deal with him as a customer or a supplier.
James Cash Penney
Being Sexiest Woman Alive definitely didn’t just open all the doors for me, which I thought it would. I thought, ‘This is going to be huge for me!’ And it really wasn’t at all.
Drugs, were a symptom – they weren’t the cause of anything.
Lawyers claim that their clients have been grossly mistreated, which is what criminal defense lawyers are paid to do.
Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation’s seniors. We’re not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal.
The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself. You get up there, and you are a comedian, and you’re doing one thing. That is, you’re going to make the audience laugh.
I prefer the word ‘homemaker’ because ‘housewife’ always implies that there may be a wife someplace else.
While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.
I get mad quick and and go off at the handle quick.