Top Quotes About Anything
Plus I love Tanya Tucker and I love country music.
I suffer much less than many of my colleagues. I am perfectly able to go to Australia and film within three hours of arrival.
I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I’ve done it for a while, singing in both languages.
If any man, out of an humour, should turn all his Estate into Money, and keep it dead, he would soon be sensible of Poverty growing upon him, whilst he is eating out of the quick stock.
The employers cannot carry on industry nor accumulate profits if they have not got the good will of the workers or their acquiescence in carrying on such industry.
There’s really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character.
Just say the lines and don’t trip over the furniture.
Love or not, I wouldn’t subject a wife to the road. It’s punishment.
At 49, I can say something I never would have said when I was a player, that I’m a better person because of my failures and disgraces.
Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her.
That’s another thing, we made up games. We didn’t have equipment. When it snowed, we would play slow motion tackle football. We would play hockey, but we wouldn’t skate. We just made things up. I loved doing that.
The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts.
To philosophical materialists God is no more than an idea in the human mind, and not a very important idea.
Phillip E. Johnson
If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I’m not frightened by anyone’s perception of me.
A surprising number of government committees will make important decisions on fundamental matters with less attention than each individual would give to buying a suit.
Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
Charles Caleb Colton
For years it never occurred to me to question the judgment of those in charge at the studio.
The classical writers… playwrights, Jacobean, Elizabethan playwrights, all showed areas of all classes and how they live and painted them pretty authentically.
The greater part of critics are parasites, who, if nothing had been written, would find nothing to write.
J. B. Priestley
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today – and in fact we have forgotten.
John F. Kennedy
There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
Charles de Lint
Unpredictability, too, can become monotonous.
The lesson adults can learn here is that the world is filled with things for our enjoyment.
Though lust do masque in ne’er so strange disguise she’s oft found witty, but is never wise.
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
George A. Moore
I’m not a humanitarian, I’m a hell-raiser.
All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death.
Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.
David Lloyd George
I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that.
Comedy is tragedy plus time.
Remember, it’s very simple to have an oven tested professionally, and it only takes about five minutes.
It is a principle of our nature that feelings once excited turn readily from the object by which they are excited to some other object which may for the time being take possession of the mind.
A world in which elves exist and magic works offers greater opportunities to digress and explore.
Mapplethorpe presented the body as a sexual object, separating it from the humanity of the person. He added nothing to photography as a medium. I hold his work in low regard.
We’re not running the ball again until we get ahead. Shula was calling the plays, but I told them, ‘I don’t care what he calls. We’re throwing every pass from now until we get the lead.’ To Shula’s credit, he always gave me that option.
You appear to have a good project… we wish you well in this endeavor.
My concern was whether I could do the job of a justice well enough to convince the nation that my appointment was the right move.
Sandra Day O'Connor
A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer.
I really cut my teeth on off-off-off Broadway shows.
He was not only a bore; he bored for England.
We all know that any thing which retards in any way the free circulation of the sap, also prevents to a certain extent the formation of wood and leaves.
My husband and I were very in love, and I had no reason to suspect that his interests lay anywhere else.
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait.
When Kenny first came to me, I think he was thinking of making a nice little folk record, but in my opinion, folk music had come to an end and I felt he needed to go to the next step, the next generation.
What was important was trying to create something that families could watch together and enjoy together.
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
Analysis gave me great freedom of emotions and fantastic confidence. I felt I had served my time as a puppet.
When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot’s hands.
I think that candidates who have pending cases of blood crimes and economic crimes must be definitely banned.
It is nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.
The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.