Top Quotes About Anything
Ranchers need clean water for their stock, farmers need it for their crops, every employer needs it to stay in business, and every living thing needs it for life… The law needs to be clear to protect water quality and the rights of landowners.
Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.
Mike Watt and I had the same teacher. Mr. Tanaka.
I never gave away anything without wishing I had kept it; nor kept it without wishing I had given it away.
The voice over is a hat you put on right now as opposed to worrying about going through wardrobe, and having to look a certain way. You just got to let your voice do the talking for you.
Genius… is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.
Trying to take money out of politics is like trying to take jumping out of basketball.
What’s so touching is the way we fight the war right until the moment our business is taken care of and then we turn on a dime and we immediately start taking care of people. It’s like a shock and aw shucks campaign.
Too many leaders act as if the sheep… their people… are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.
And should think freedom more to prize, than all the gold in world that is.
That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don’t have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.
Today, especially, when there are so many stations for viewers to choose from, if they want news, they always come to CNN and that’s where I wanted to be.
At that time I was making the largest salary known on television and I didn’t want to see it die because those were the years paying off when I wasn’t making anything.
If you really think about it, when watching television, you have product placement all the time.
We murdered them 0-0.
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.
Pearl S. Buck
I try to challenge myself as much as possible, as often as possible.
Alan Dean Foster
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
It’s good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.
It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
There is no handbook about how a career is going to go.
When a project has an ample budget, I am interested now in using bigger units of materials.
Mathematical discoveries, small or great are never born of spontaneous generation.
This is appalling. The idea that a person could be punished because of their religious belief and the idea they might be executed is just beyond belief.
So I’m sorry, I’m going to continue to talk to the people, because I do believe that if they get to know you and what you are as a human being, they can more appreciate what you are as a performer.
If you think you’re going to be up for an Oscar, you schedule your moviemaking.
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
Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.
Baseball is one of the most beautiful games. It is. It is a very Zen-like game.
I made a lot of friends over the years and I would always look at what they were eating. All of them were skinny. I would think that I would like to eat like that.
This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough.
Change of weather is the discourse of fools.
The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions.
That’s my fun time so, to me, doing my homework, studying on what I do, watching the movies, listening to music, all that inspires me so I focus a lot on that and practice.
Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have.
It is women who bear the race in bloody agony. Suffering is a kind of horror. Blood is a kind of horror. Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream. It is a biological thing.
I sort of always like to write starting with when I learned how.
When I get up, I have a cup of coffee, surf the Internet, then do a half-hour run.
My father was a classical pianist, and my mother was a singer of just about everything.
There is a lot of talk now about metal detectors and gun control. Both are good things. But they are no more a solution than forks and spoons are a solution to world hunger.
No trade will be made unless they want the thing more than they want their money.
Roy H. Williams
Lawyers are like beavers: They get in the mainstream and dam it up.
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
James M. Barrie
Better to love amiss than nothing to have loved.
I don’t like yelling and fighting, and I can’t quarrel.
For example, when my mother died, the people who showed up just to put an apron on to cook, people who really do the right thing, so to speak, as my momma would always say to show that they care, a sense of community that we’ve lost so much in our country.
I don’t know of too many double Christmas albums, so it is something that’s new, and hopefully will be fun, and there’s plenty of stuff out there to cut.
Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society.
Right now I just want to chill for a while. Take a hiatus from all the craziness. To clean my house, see my family. Just see some movies and pick some strawberries.
I’m a nut case, but that is what I believe.
In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members of the House to support legislation aimed at investing in the improvement of water quality in our Nation’s lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries.