Top Quotes About Anything
San Franciscans know we live in the most beautiful city in the world, a jewel on the edge of the Golden Gate.
I don’t want to leave New York and leave my family. I don’t like the distance. I just did a movie in California and it’s kind of excruciating to be away from them so I think there is that sense.
But I listen to live recordings of things that I did back in the ’70s and then how I’ve done things since. And there’s no doubt about it: if I compare the two, it’s like chalk and cheese.
In LA, I mean, here’s this place full of desperate and sad people who take their only pleasure from destroying others for the purposes of their own self-aggrandizement.
There’s a lot of interest from the medical community on how things develop in microgravity, and the hope, later, that is expected to apply to what the changes are in humans as well.
Linda M. Godwin
I don’t want to abandon one work for the other, and I don’t think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.
Don’t abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.
Edgar Watson Howe
There’s one thing everyone should understand: I like my character.
In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution – consideration of a Constitutional amendment.
Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it.
It takes me forever to say my prayers these days, but I don’t care, because this time around, I want to make sure God doesn’t have to do any guesswork.
If a tree dies, plant another in its place.
I think women are too valuable to be in combat.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
The iconoclastic mode, that specific mode of language, there is an element of it that it is punk – that is confrontational. That’s just a part of the language of jazz – at a certain point.
I’m a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it’s bad or good.
Things change all the time, and they’ll probably never be the same again. It’s just the natural evolution of the human condition. Things change, and whatever it is is what it is. I mean, you try to start second guessing that, you either get rich or die broke.
No one writes about the emotional things you go through.
This character’s entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn’t recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn’t read, because she doesn’t read English.
It isn’t that they can’t see the solution. It is that they can’t see the problem.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
We in universities are not in the democracy business. What we do, when we’re doing it, is teach and learn.
You know, Willie Wonka said it best: we are the makers of dreams, the dreamers of dreams.
Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can’t nail them to a wall.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith.
We do not judge the people we love.
General Howe turned out some German wild boars and sows in his forests, to the great terror of the neighbourhood; and, at one time, a wild bull or buffalo: but the country rose upon them and destroyed them.
Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.
James Russell Lowell
The secret of it is to read what you’ve got in front of you. Don’t, if you suspect that something has a double meaning, don’t pause. Don’t put on a leery vocal expression if you know what I mean on radio. Don’t sort of do anything other than read it.
I know that John Adams has had a very hard time directing French ensembles.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire.
Latinos are here to stay. As citizen Raquel, I’m proud to be Latina.
The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.
Earlier in my life, I performed a lot of music. Some of it because I felt it was a demonstration, or a representation of certain intellectual concepts that were very exciting and important.
Michael Tilson Thomas
I was raised Catholic until I was old enough to say no.
I won all the blue ribbons for canning at the state fair.
It comes down to something really simple: Can I visualize myself playing those scenes? If that happens, then I know that I will probably end up doing it.
Saving a life overrides territories.
New Zealand is a country of thirty thousand million sheep, three million of whom think they are human.
In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
Perhaps it’s more merciful to forget the dead instead of remembering them.
I listened to my record and hear lots of influences. And it’s very rich… it’s got a wide spectrum.
Sexual harassment on the job is not a problem for virtuous women.
It became clear to me that I had to push it toward a more representational way of drawing.
When I first went to prison, I was even questioning where, God, where are you?
My business is the analytical framework.
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature.
I have no stories to sell. A lot of my relationships are with civilians, and no one wants to hear about those.
What is without periods of rest will not endure.
But the animation has become very good, and I think that a movie is not a book, and a book is not a movie.
It is not as difficult as I thought it was, but it is harder than it is.
Things are difficult enough about Iraq without the Federal Government suppressing the truth about Iraq.