Top Quotes About Anything
Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.
In the three years since our nation began operations in Iraq, more than 2,500 Americans have been killed and more than 18,000 Americans have been seriously wounded.
I am writing a sequel to The Touch because I want to further explore the Chinese question that I have raised. There will be more about that in a sequel.
All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
This is a group playing together and that’s the only way, I feel, this play can be successful and moving. I am so lucky to have the people that are in it. When I came here I didn’t know who was going to be in the play.
It’s the Law of God that gave the stability to Christian civilization.
Play is the exultation of the possible.
If you cry ‘forward’, you must without fail make plain in what direction to go.
If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat, still shall it be said we died like brave men, and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name.
Unless you look like Brad Pitt, it’s really hard to have full control of your character.
My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual’s knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis.
As leader of the effort of the Iraqi Survey Group, I spent most of my days not out in the field leading inspections. It’s typically what you do at that level. I was trying to motivate, direct, find strategies.
Anything that endures over time sacrifices its ability to make an impression.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Are ideals confined to this deformed experiment upon a noble purpose, tainted, as it is, with bargains and tied to a peace treaty which might have been disposed of long ago to the great benefit of the world if it had not been compelled to carry this rider on its back?
Henry Cabot Lodge
I’m always on the quest for something delicious and healthful.
If a man will make a purchase of a chance he must abide by the consequences.
I have a lot of nightmares.
James L. Brooks
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
Yeah; I’m a much better blues player than anybody knows, but being in the kind of group I’m in, we were always trying to make popular records.
Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.
Alain Rene Le Sage
Deadlines are meant to be broken. And I just keep breaking them.
And what I wanted to do was, I wanted to explore problems and areas where we didn’t have answers. In fact, where we didn’t even know the right questions to ask.
By recognizing that the chemical atom is composed of single separable electric quanta, humanity has taken a great step forward in the investigation of the natural world.
It’s frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen.
W. H. Auden
The pressure began to mount as I kept winning every time and people were anxious to see if I could be beaten.
I think I’ve made some pretty decent films in the ’80s and ’90s.
When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.
Mary Frances Berry
Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.
Nothing irritates me more than chronic laziness in others. Mind you, it’s only mental sloth I object to. Physical sloth can be heavenly.
Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.
William Ralph Inge
As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do.
Science Fiction will never run out of things to wonder about until the human race ceases to use its brain.
I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that’s what I love.
Life provides material for its agitation which makes its general views comprehensible to the masses.
In animation, there’s this exhilarating moment of discovery when you see the film and you say, Oh THAT’S what I was doing.
I didn’t write anything until I was well over 30.
The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes from Japan and Europe.
I’m certainly getting a lot more mail… that’s basically it.
I was on my face. I heard the count from one to 10. I kept telling myself that I had to get up, but I couldn’t move. I couldn’t make myself move. It was the strangest feeling.
Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an after-life.
That’s what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It’s a positive feedback cycle.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
Chase your passion, not your pension.
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.
I won’t apologize for ticket prices. I think we’re well worth it. We consider ourselves in the elite touring acts, like the Stones, Elton John, Paul McCartney.
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
I think I grew a grey watching you procrastinate.
The mullahs of the Islamic world and the mullahs of the Hindu world and the mullahs of the Christian world are all on the same side. And we are against them all.
It’s going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it.
Truth is the cry of all, but the game of few.