Top Quotes About Anything
Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
I think even if I did the research mentioned above, it would be a total waste of money because if those people don’t believe in the testimonials, they won’t believe in the research at all. They would say that I made it all up. So why waste money?
To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.
Richard Henry Lee
In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.
Billions of people have seen and been influenced by movies in the short history of this industry.
The statesman’s duty is to bridge the gap between his nation’s experience and his vision.
Henry A. Kissinger
The good news, to relieve all this gloom, is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting. Here, the people are sovereign. Inept political leaders can be replaced. Foolish policies can be changed. Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
Theodore C. Sorensen
We’re not on a desperate mission to write chart compatible stuff.
I always had, deep down, a slight aversion toward the purely cerebral in music.
If I turn on the television, am I to believe that that is America? I’m sorry, I don’t believe that’s America.
It is true I had been successful on a small scale in overcoming one of the main difficulties in the new process, but there was still much to invent, and much that at that period I necessarily knew nothing about.
When I invite a woman to dinner, I expect her to look at my face. That’s the price she has to pay.
George S. Kaufman
I get a different kind of lyric from someone else that might make me go in a different musical direction.
A mind too active is no mind at all.
What’s really interesting about that is that a lot of these words that were incendiary in their time now seem almost harmless and laughable, because they have this archaic quality.
A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming.
The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.
My family pleaded with me to forget literature and do something sensible, such as find some sort of useful work.
Hell is a half-filled auditorium.
You give up your childhood. You miss proms and games and high-school events, and people say it’s awful… I say it was a good trade. You miss something but I think I gained more than I lost.
Mary Lou Retton
My mother thought Hollywood was a den of iniquity, and people came to terrible bad ends there.
If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands.
But in Japanese, there’s actually not much of a relationship between the music and the words.
Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence.
I’d love to work in America, some of my favourite films come from America.
As a painter today you have to work without that essential platform. But if one does not deceive oneself and accepts this lack of certainty, other things may come into play.
In a very complex way, things have improved in the dramatic field. Before you had the good and the bad and you couldn’t mingle them. Now it’s more ambiguous.
Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference.
There’s the great line: the definition of a liberal is someone who’s afraid to take their own side in a fight. And that’s my problem with my fellow liberals.
In avoiding the appearance of evil, I am not sure but I have sometimes unnecessarily deprived myself and others of innocent enjoyments.
Rutherford B. Hayes
I am extremely shy. I am not happy in crowds of people.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
The substance of faith is a hope in the unseen.
I was supposed to be on the Tonight Show but I broke my shoulder instead.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are all gifted, but we have to discover the gift, uncover the gift, nurture and develop the gift and use it for the Glory of God and for the liberation struggle of our people.
What is guilt? Guilt is the pledge drive constantly hammering in our heads that keeps us from fully enjoying the show. Guilt is the reason they put the articles in Playboy.
There is no question that we must do more to secure our borders – but how we go about securing them is also important.
Since, therefore, individuals as well as the public are so indebted to these writers for the benefits they enjoy, I think them not only entitled to the honour of palms and crowns, but even to be numbered among the gods.
Marcus V. Pollio
The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic nod for what wasn’t are as much a part of golf as life itself.
Gerald R. Ford
Today the family is being attacked and defended with equal vehemence.
If I get a hard audience they are not going to get away until they laugh. Those seven laughs a minute – I’ve got to have them.
Even though shows like NYPD Blue are soaps in my opinion, but they’re individualized to an extent that you can still follow what’s going on if you miss a week.
Imagination! Imagination! I put it first years ago, when I was asked what qualities I thought necessary for success on the stage.
Every good poet includes a critic, but the reverse is not true.
We have to raise the consciousness; the only way poets can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.
We now have an opportunity, though, to do something we didn’t do in the industrial age, and that is to get a leg up on this, to bring the public in quickly, to have an informed debate.
There are several insights at the heart of the A’s system that I think are wonderful for baseball. One, that it’s a team game. That no one player is going to make that much of a difference to your team, so for god’s sake don’t go blow a quarter of your budget on one guy.
What I love about new technology is that it really pushes the art. It really pushes it in a way that you can’t imagine until you come up with the idea. It’s idea-based. You can do anything.
I met The Beatles and Stones at the same time, because Michael Cooper was doing several of their album covers.
I’d like to do a Christmas album. I’ve never done a Christmas album.