Top Quotes About Anything
Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
I have been offered a lot for my work, but never everything.
Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine.
When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.
That foreign trade should be fair rather than free.
I don’t know if it’s my music, my lyrics, my sound, and knowing the music business the way I do-all I can say is, my career has lasted way longer than I expected.
God gives some more than others because some accept more than others.
You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it.
If the work is going well and it’s something that has value with some meaning to it, it gives back a lot.
I am the American Dream. I am the epitome of what the American Dream basically said. It said, you could come from anywhere and be anything you want in this country. That’s exactly what I’ve done.
Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art.
In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it’s modern architecture.
Nancy Banks Smith
Chris was a friend of mine, I loved him. I didn’t see him for 18 months before he died, but I’d met him several times after the accident. What was remarkable was his personal growth in his interior life.
I like to know where I’m going to be at seven o’clock.
Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.
Anna Howard Shaw
In the period from 1824 to 1833, the tendency was steadily in the former direction, but it was only in the latter part of it that it was made really efficient.
Henry Charles Carey
The robe of flesh wears thin, and with the years God shines through all things.
To be physically fit is just a small aspect. You can be a beautiful physical specimen, but you’re empty as far as what it takes to be a person, and that shows up real fast.
With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own accounts.
I’m the youngest of six children; both of my sisters are housewives and they each have four kids.
Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
I love movies that make me cry, because they’re tapping into a real emotion in me, and I always think afterwards: how did they do that?
Well, I’ve been to Iraq twice now. I was in Baghdad in June and then north of Baghdad in November.
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
James M. Barrie
I rise in support of the separation of powers as established by our Founding Fathers in the Constitution. The Constitution clearly delegates the power to deal with criminal matters, like the use of drugs, to the States.
Crises are challenges, not calamities.
I’ve led this empty life for over forty years and now I can pass that heritage on and ensure that the misery will continue for at least one more generation.
When a thing’s done, it’s done, and if it’s not done right, do it differently next time.
I mean, it’s fun for us to talk about issues. You know, there’s no one issue we spend a lot of time on probably, because he gets to do that all day with somebody else who’s a lot more expert at issues than I am.
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
Hitler’s economic revolution in Germany had reduced financial considerations to a point where they played no role in economic or political decisions.
If God doesn’t destroy Hollywood Boulevard, he owes Sodom and Gomorrah an apology.
I wish I was having as much fun as the press reports said I had.
I have always regarded global development as a struggle between the forces of good and evil. Not to be simplified as a struggle between Jesus and Satan, since I do not consider that the process is restricted to our own sphere of culture.
I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.
Initiative is doing the right things without being told.
A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States.
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.
I knew an actor’s career goes up and down and back up again. Your standing in this business can’t be your whole identity; otherwise, you’re doomed.
People can die of mere imagination.
Drugs have nothing to do with the creation of music. In fact, they are dumb and self indulgent. Kind of like sucking your thumb!
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
Deterrence is the art of producing, in the mind of the enemy, the fear to attack.
I had long hair when I was a teenager.
I had said no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him about his saucy language. It had never gotten to this level until I came back.
The first voice they hear is mine, the first touch they feel is mine, the first human face they see is mine. They just think I’m a strange tiger who walks on two legs.
I would never describe Charlotte as a prude – maybe at the start, but that was in comparison to the other girls. She wasn’t willing to do the stuff they were doing – and I mean, thank goodness!
When you’re travelling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.
William Least Heat-Moon
The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn’t really a liar after all. He simply can’t control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy.
Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
There is too much at stake for us to surrender to the politics of polarization.
Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
Henry Ward Beecher