Top Quotes About Anything
Sixty-four thousand dollars for a question, I hope they are asking you the meaning of life.
Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
The German people is not marked by original sin, but by original nobility.
Dreams have always expanded our understanding of reality by challenging our boundaries of the real, of the possible.
Most hard-boiled people are half-baked.
I believe scientists have a duty to share the excitement and pleasure of their work with the general public, and I enjoy the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way.
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
Most performers spend half their earnings taking care of family members.
It’s self-centered to think that human beings, as limited as we are, can describe divinity.
You’re creating an intimacy that everybody feels, that it’s their experience, not yours. I’ll never introduce a song and say, now this song is about ‘my’ broken heart.
It may be that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,’ but I should be loath to see a rose on a maiden’s breast substituted by a flower, however beautiful and fragrant it might be, that is went by the name of the skunk lily.
Here we spent so much time together – eight months of our lives almost – and it was so great because we all got so close and that really made us not afraid to improve with each other.
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison
I have numerous people who have expressed a willingness to be plaintiffs.
Cary Grant, said, ‘I heard you were on the lot and I just had to meet you.’
Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
I learned in the early part of my career that labor must bear the cross for others’ sins, must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do.
You need cliches. Cliches are what people respond to.
Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.
I want to move to a world of no nuclear weapons but I want to do that through multilateral disarmament so that we all disarm together.
I know if I were to drop dead now, people would probably write nice things in the obit.
My table seats eight, so that’s my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, your whole house doesn’t get wrecked that way.
The time to worrying about flying is when you’re on the ground. When you’re up in the air, it’s too late. No point in worrying about it then.
The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain.
Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me, and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it.
This is the point in the show where we say, “Oh, what else do we have in the van that’s flammable?”
The runway symbolizes something in society that’s very intimidating to women.
I meddled in things that man must leave alone.
R. C. Sherriff
The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
Never hate a song that’s sold a half million copies.
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
Henri Frederic Amiel
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think it should be evident by now, but I’m as lost as anyone.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Let me be clear – no one is above the law. Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal, not a police officer. We are all accountable for our actions.
Impropriety is the soul of wit.
W. Somerset Maugham
Work for most people is really very social, and the actual thinking is often done in community.
I’ve always been scared to death of pain – afraid, even, to think of it.
Most women don’t play like guys do: they don’t wrestle, fight, get into brawls. They don’t know how to express themselves in a physical, active way.
I have, I think, afforded every opportunity that could be reasonably expected, to judge of my credibility.
Back in my day, I would probe by hand. Now you can get commercial software that does the job for you.
We still lend our old house out to relatives. They keep a guest book for my fans to sign.
I will always support legislation which respects and values life.
I think I’m dull. I would rather watch other people.
Today is yesterday’s pupil.
Truth is, we offered it to Tom Hanks, which pretty much every movie in America does, but Tom passed. Billy Bob said that Hanks recently called and said he’s voting for all of us for Oscars, he loved the film.
The Japanese chose the principle of eternal peace as the basis of morality for our rebirth after the War.
I wouldn’t hunt a person down for food. But if he were already dead.
In a recent decision of the Supreme Court, not made, however, by the full court, and concurred in by only four justices, it was held that the seller of a patented mimeograph could bind the purchaser to use only his ink in the machine, though the ink was not patented.
John Bates Clark
There is no evil in the world without a remedy.
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.