Top Quotes About Anything
She was chronologically in luck. She corresponded to necessity.
There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.
I’m afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I’m glad I am not any of these.
However near and dear to you may be your wife, children, friends, they are not you; they are outside of you.
John Buchanan Robinson
I don’t like to play the victim.
A reprisal of this magnitude… has never been carried out before. I paced back and forth in my room perplexed and completely depressed, feeling helpless.
The starting line of the New York Marathon is kind of like a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport.
The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.
B. F. Skinner
I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
Pope Gregory VII
The children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them thus preserving the system.
Only one of us would usually sing lead. Which most of the time was, Mickey or Dave. They thought it was perfectly a natural routine, because Mickey and Dave saw themselves as TV actors.
Unless we make education a priority, an entire generation of Americans could miss out on the American dream.
It’s a hard thing to age a character because you can’t really suddenly give someone gray hair.
A lot of words in English confuse the idea of life and electricity, like the word livewire.
Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.
You see, one of the best ways to assure quality radiologic procedures is to require a basic level of education and skill for the people responsible for performing these procedures.
Charles W. Pickering
With Sean Penn, he wants to be surprised. He doesn’t necessarily want what he’s written, although we’ll do what he’s written. He likes the danger of acting.
Soft addictions are an alluring, seductive aspect of our culture – they are easy to attain and socially acceptable, they are even encouraged in many cases. Yet they are lethal to the spirit.
If you’re playing somebody who is not you, then you can imagine that you are that person. You can feel like he feels, move like he moves, look like he looks – in your own mind.
And I’ve come to the place where I believe that there’s no way to solve these problems, these issues – there’s nothing that we can do that will solve the problems that we have and keep the peace, unless we solve it through God, unless we solve it in being our highest self. And that’s a pretty tall order.
When John Kerry and Zell Miller and George Bush can agree on an issue, you know it’s got legs.
The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington, they all know each other, they all move in the same circles, and what I’m doing is breaking into the country club.
Obvious enough that generalities work to protect the mind from the great outdoors; is it possible that this was in fact their first purpose?
The musician – if he be a good one – finds his own perception prompted by the poet’s perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.
I’m not interested in provoking people, but only in trying to be consoling.
I had an awful first quarter but I picked it up. To all you single guys out there, it’s not how you start the date, it’s how you finish it sir. A lot of people can, you know, start the date with flowers and candy, but if you don’t finish the date – you know what I mean?
As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer, while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander.
History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
John F. Kennedy
Another misconception is that an order is canceled when you hit ‘cancel’ on your computer. But, the fact is it’s canceled only when the market gets the cancellation.
I don’t care about the rules. In fact, if I don’t break the rules at least 10 times in every song then I’m not doing my job properly.
Look to the future, because that is where you’ll spend the rest of your life.
All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
George Bernard Shaw
Whereas Schaeffer and Henry were working like samplers, their idea was to capture those sounds which couldn’t be serially calibrated because they were too complex in character.
You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
Robert Louis Stevenson
You don’t move just because you want to go from this point to that point – the body has to be using the words as well as you vocally use the words.
Record stores have whole sections devoted to the chant.
There are many of these apparent philosophical paradoxes or contradictions which don’t concern me anymore.
We like to think that our parents made a decision to bring us into the world.
That’s the terrible thing: the more one works on a picture, the more impossible it becomes to finish it.
In wartime we identify ourselves with the nation, and its interests are the interests of our primal selves.
George H. Mead
In crises the most daring course is often safest.
Henry A. Kissinger
We must work to ensure that the Nevada Cancer Institute continues to receive the dollars necessary to make it a vibrant source of research and clinical assistance for cancer victims throughout the state of Nevada and the nation.
Once in high school, I completely over plucked my left eyebrow all the way up to where you’re not supposed to. I had no idea what I was doing and it looked terrible! My mom was like “What did you do to yourself?” I was so embarrassed.
I might say that when the settlement was made the Nixon administration issued what they called a second inflation alert in which the General Motors settlement was branded as being inflationary and bad for the country.
Actually, I’ve done it the other way so many times where you rehearse the band and you do the whole thing with lights, the show and the crew – everything. Then you see what happens and you’re already committed to dates. I’m just sort of putting out feelers this way.
I’ll put candles all over the room, then light then, and get to it. I call it my ‘vibe in a bag.’
Americans are crazy. They have this fascination with throwing their shoes on stage. I’ve been to a lot of shows in me life, some good and some bad. But I was never moved to take off me shoes and throw it at the lead singer.
Like after a nice walk when you have seen many lovely sights you decide to go home, after a while I decided it was time to go home, let us put the cubes back in order. And it was at that moment that I came face to face with the Big Challenge: What is the way home?
It’s been a long time since I’ve written old-fashioned sword and sorcery; I’m hoping it’s like riding a bicycle.
There’s a real separation between actors and all the other functions of Hollywood. If you’re an actor you’re somehow not a member of the crew. You’re somehow more special. I hate that.
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.