Top Quotes About Anything
Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.
James M. Baldwin
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
You can be young and still have views and opinions.
Joanna Noelle Levesque
If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn’t write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy.
Musicals are written and then rewritten. Those things used to happen on the road. Now they are done in New York during preview performances.
I decided to run for governor because I got mad… I want to make government more directly accountable to the people.
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.
Henry B. Adams
I’m a happy camper because by doing this I have an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of research.
A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene, to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.
All I wanted was to be big, to be in show business and to travel… and that’s what I’ve been doing all my life.
To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace – or at least a genuine peace – the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood.
Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it.
To stand there and do nothing on film is probably the hardest thing to do.
Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
Them pains, when blues pains grab you, you’ll sing the blues right.
I learn something every time I go into the mountains.
Kids called me ‘Skeletor’ as a kid because I was so skinny.
Alfred Nobel’s discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.
Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don’t swallow it.
I do like things that are not necessarily a reflection of what is considered the right thing by this culture. Somehow, promoting that status quo I find uninteresting.
Humanity’s become a product and when humanity is a product, you get Auschwitz and you get Chair.
The people are grown very wild and loose in their morals.
Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.
I mean, whose songs don’t focus on tragedy and loss?
Know your power.
Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you’re two steps ahead!
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother’s love.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
This is where young players today want to land. They want to be NBA players because of the money.
If my life were a song, what would it be? ‘A Never Ending Road of Musical Good Times’.
Mankind deserves sacrifice – but not of mankind.
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn’t think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
Every generation deals with the breaking down of its tradition, and I think that they rediscovered the film.
Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil?
Alfred de Vigny
We were lumped into the Lite Metal radio bands.
There are plenty of recommendations on how to get out of trouble cheaply and fast. Most of them come down to this: Deny your responsibility.
Lyndon B. Johnson
You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it.
The voters in my district, and around the country, have demanded that Congress get a hold on the influx of illegal immigrants and tighten the security around our borders.
It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
Bryant H. McGill
Does being a feminist mean that I believe that I’m as good as any man? Yes.
Most Americans aren’t the sort of citizens the Founding Fathers expected; they are contented serfs. Far from being active critics of government, they assume that its might makes it right.
It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination.
Mary Harris Jones
We made 16 episodes of Cracker and I loved doing the show, but unfortunately no one was watching us.
But now all of a sudden some idiots in Taiwan start to say that they are not Chinese. Their grand parents were Chinese. But for some reason, they feel they are not Chinese.
We didn’t become the most prosperous country in the world just by rewarding greed and recklessness. We didn’t come this far by letting the special interests run wild. We didn’t do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street. We built this country by making things, by producing goods we could sell.
I think multiple levels of undo would be wonderful, too.
We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.
That on a romantic level, if you feel it about somebody and it’s pure, it means that they do too.
It was a movement that had all the art critics, all the museum directors in its thrall.
If we are to meet the growing electricity demand in the United States without significantly increasing emissions of greenhouse gases, we must maintain a diverse supply of electricity, and nuclear power must be part of that mix.
Wrestling is ballet with violence.