Top Quotes About Anything
People really want to think that these things really happened. I don’t know why that important, but I know that when I finish reading a novel or something, I want to know how much of that really happened to this author.
I am beloved by millions.
It was actually a very nice little book done by a gift book company. They illustrated it with pictures from 1920s football, before there were face guards.
We find just as many things to rip on the left as we do on the right. People on the far-left and the far-right are the same exact person to us.
I have no desire to be a cat, which walks so lightly that it never creates a disturbance.
Andrew Taylor Still
A home without books is a body without soul.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion.
I don’t think Amber taped Scott or testified for money, but the opportunity certainly presented itself. It makes me a bit uncomfortable, but at least she never sold the story before trial to the tabloids.
I kind of fell into acting.I was very lucky.
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
Rule of thumb: Eat for what you’re going to be doing, and not for what you have done. Don’t take in more than you’re willing to burn off.
The mobilisation which Bush has been able to perform since 11 September 2001 has to be fought – at least by Americans – in the name of a wise, honourable and democratic patriotism.
Culture and possessions, there is the bourgeoisie for you.
In my opinion the prevailing systems of education are all wrong, from the first stage to the last stage.
Actually, no, because awards don’t spark sales as much as you’d think.
You get to act for a living. You’re fortunate. So act like it.
Our journey so far has been very satisfactory: we are most fortunate as regards the season, for there has been more rain this winter than has been known for the last four or five years.
William John Wills
If we get you in the early years of your life and we fill your head with all of the Catholic stories, then it’s very hard for you to stop being Catholic. Catholics are Catholics because they like being Catholic.
I’ve spent about that amount of time trying to tell the public that there was purpose in… my business, my career and the roller coaster ride… how the people I associated with worked together.
Space exploration and experimentation are critically valuable to our nation. I know of no better way to honor those seven who sacrificed their lives than to recommit ourselves to defend and enhance America’s important strategies in space.
It is vain to expect a well-balanced government without a well-balanced society.
I feel I have to work hard to nurture whatever talent I have as an actor. I feel like it’s not natural to me. So I don’t take it for granted… What I think is my natural ability – which is writing – I think I totally take that for granted.
No act can be quite so intimate as the sexual embrace.
Everything that Traffic ever did, I’d give Steve a complete lyric, titled, written out with the verse, the bridge, the shape and rhyme and then Steve had to figure out how the meter of the words would fit musically.
Working is hard and distracts from having fun.
Orson Scott Card
I haven’t had a stationary home since going with the circus, but since my parents lived in Lafayette about 25 years ago and my sister lives here now, I always claim it as home.
I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes.
Young man, if God had wanted you to see me that way, he would have put your eyes in your bellybutton.
As far as playing jazz, no other art form, other than conversation, can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction.
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves – in finding themselves.
I like roles that people don’t recognize me in.
You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization.
Despotism is the only form of government which may with safety to itself, neglect the education of its infant poor.
The czar was always sending us commands – you shall not do this and you shall not do that – till there was very little left that we might do, except pay tribute and die.
The tradition of Russian literature is also an eastern tradition of learning poetry and prose by heart.
Every time that we’ve ever fought, we fought to keep from bein’ destroyed. We’ve never started a war.
To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it, to be willing to risk your life for it, is the ultimate tragedy.
The other guys just caught lightning in a bottle with a great game.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Conflict cannot survive without your participation.
I loved acting, which was never about money, the fame. It was about a search for meaning. It was painful.
Romance is everything.
The director, of course, was Bob Fosse. But again, I worked with my father to prepare for the role.
And we lost a lot because of that, and I think this is future gymnastics to separate ages. Because kids can do it more than adult. A woman and adult woman can show more than the small kids.
It is the element I miss in electronic music – no performance, no loving immersion. Maybe that is why I was never particularly drawn to electronic music.
What makes resisting temptation difficult for many people is they don’t want to discourage it completely.
Franklin P. Jones
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The real problems are cultural. The problems of the people who take drugs as a cultural trap – I think there’s a real problem there, the crack stuff, the hopelessness of the junkie. The urban angst.
I was fired from my television job, simple as that. Well, downsized, really, a classic 1990s situation.
To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
J. K. Rowling
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.