Top Quotes About Anything
Several amendments should be made to the primary and general election laws to improve them, but such changes must in no way interfere with a full and free expression of the people’s choice in naming the candidates to be voted on at general elections.
If the entire team can feel the same way about these things, you can consistently remain a winner.
According to the now almost universally accepted theory, all the races of mankind had a common origin.
In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness, an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be increasing rather than decreasing.
I was immature the way I handled the business. I saw myself as a tribune of the people.
We have our little restaurants, and there’s a beautiful beach that we go to in the summer and fall. We tend to have a lot of get-togethers, and if it’s at my house, we order pizza because I can’t cook.
Sex is emotion in motion.
In my opinion FOX is known for being a network that just advertises, and that’s pretty much how they get their viewers.
I have no skanky guys in my band nor on my bus. If they are they get the boot real quick.
The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
And like I said, I appreciate my older brothers because they would not allow me to win. They made me learn to play with them, which I think is the most important thing that I learned.
The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.
So I went into jazz and performed in jazz clubs all over the country.
Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution, are our greatest export to the world.
Goodwill is the one and only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy.
I believe that the short story is as different a form from the novel as poetry is, and the best stories seem to me to be perhaps closer in spirit to poetry than to novels.
A grievance is most poignant when almost redressed.
By far the greatest part of those goods which are the objects of desire, are procured by labour; and they may be multiplied, not in one country alone, but in many, almost without any assignable limit, if we are disposed to bestow the labour necessary to obtain them.
For the standard of Christian life was to be strained to a higher pitch; more fasting was required, and more careful separation from the manners and enjoyments of the world; celibacy and martyrdom had great value set upon them, and second marriages were prohibited.
Do you know how many concerts I’ve done in my whole life, in more than 35 years of performing? Sixty-four.
So the thing I realized rather gradually – I must say starting about 20 years ago now that we know about computers and things – there’s a possibility of a more general basis for rules to describe nature.
I thought that somehow your life would be much different when you’re famous… and it’s not. You just buy more stuff.
Technology determines the possibilities of society. It doesn’t matter whether you start out from a fascist state or a communist state or a free-market state.
Joe Kennedy isn’t in the habit of having incompetents around. I wouldn’t have lasted three months if I didn’t have some ability.
The main thing I believe in is freedom.
For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier… I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.
Every time I flicked channels, there I was, talking. I was talking too much and writing too little. So Naomi and I went to Hawaii. The phone was cut off and we lost touch. This gave me the chance to have a good think about my life.
Like I said on my bio on my webpage, I was born at an early age, I was close to my mother.
All this flying around got on my nerves. But then I gave the script to Cathy to get her opinion. When she started to laugh, it was like ‘That’s it!’. I went to LA and I got the part.
In the months leading up to World War II, there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently about the trouble in Europe. Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening.
The Establishment Clause prohibits government from making adherence to a religion relevant in any way to a person’s standing in the political community.
Sandra Day O'Connor
Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
Since I couldn’t actuate the things that I wanted to do, the only weapon I had was to say no.
Any Ambassador or Foreign Service Officer who has his or her head screwed on right knows that the U.S. position in the world is far more dependent on our ability to compete in world markets.
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches.
Poverty makes you sad as well as wise.
During a political campaign everyone is concerned with what a candidate will do on this or that question if he is elected except the candidate; he’s too busy wondering what he’ll do if he isn’t elected.
The worst thing is the day you realize you want to win more than the players do.
All Americans and freedom-loving people around the world owe President Reagan our deepest gratitude for his strong, principled leadership that ended the Cold War and brought freedom to millions of people.
I realize that the strivings of the Polish people gave rise, and still do so, to the feelings of understanding and solidarity all over the world.
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.
Writing is not the easiest way to make a living. Your work long hours, usually all by yourself. It is not a way to make money.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
An Aristotle was but the rubbish of an Adam, and Athens but the rudiments of Paradise.
I know that Duke made a number of demands, including that the attorney general drop its investigation. We have no intention of asking the attorney general to do that.
Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.
Joyce Carol Oates
Mozart has written opera, symphony, sacred and chamber music – not to mention his piano and violin concerti.
Most people no longer live in nuclear families at all.
You see I found I didn’t have to act to be happy.