Top Quotes About Anything
Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.
It was an idea we had when Al was in the Senate – to organize and moderate an annual conference that would look at government policy through the lens of the family to help identify ways that the family can be supported and strengthened.
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
I don’t know much about him; never heard him say more than nope or yup.
You see these shuffling rows of shiny faces, waiting for their turn, so they’re very dedicated to the program and desperate to know what it is they’ve got – so often, they have no idea.
I’m 5 9, and there were two stars in my life who didn’t mind that I was taller than they – George Raft and John Garfield.
I visited the Pentagon a few days after September 11, and I still remember so vividly the smell of terror surrounding the entire building and complex. I was angry that such a brutal act of violence was committed against innocent people.
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
Yes well I’ve done three movies with Samuel L. Jackson, so I’ve met him a couple of times already. Well, I see him everyday, but its only on the screen.
We were very fortunate to have been on the scene when we were.
The English may not always be the best writers in the world, but they are incomparably the best dull writers.
I hate being wrong, but I love it when I’m set straight.
I have trouble with seafood because it tastes like a dock.
We must seek to persuade member states and institutions that better regulation in Europe does not mean cutting health and safety in the workplace, nor does it mean dismantling social standards.
I’ve told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation.
The rest of the world wants our cash; we like plastic.
On this narrow planet, we have only the choice between two unknown worlds. One of them tempts us – ah! what a dream, to live in that! – the other stifles us at the first breath.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
The whole idea of doing the Hollywood thing never even occurred to me. When you grow up on the East coast, Hollywood seems like this fantasy land and you don’t think that people can actually make a living there.
Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult.
The UN structure is one-sided, stacked against the world of Islam.
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.
Why is it that many contemporary male thinkers, especially men of color, repudiate the imperialist legacy of Columbus but affirm dimensions of that legacy by their refusal to repudiate patriarchy?
The longer one is alone, the easier it is to hear the song of the earth.
Robert Anton Wilson
That’s the thing about jazz: it’s free flowing, it comes from your soul.
The system continually has to make this choice: it can either continue to exploit a known process and make it more productive, or it can explore a new process at the cost of being less efficient.
Love is the last relay and ultimate outposts of eternity.
Dante G. Rossetti
Memphis is a great town, man. There’s a great musical community here. I’m trying to fit in.
Power runs with ideas that only the crazy would draw into doubt.
Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.
They offered me that film before I did Frida and I said, no, I’m not capable of directing. Then after seeing Julie direct, I was inspired by it. She motivated me to do it, because we don’t have role models as woman for directors.
Don’t stare into a mirror when you are trying to solve a problem.
The pressure of survival in the big city will make you lose sight of your dream… Hang in there.
James De La Vega
The things that stand out are often the oddities.
The job of an editor in a publishing house is the dullest, hardest, most exciting, exasperating and rewarding of perhaps any job in the world.
John Hall Wheelock
Anyone determined to find another person or group inferior can always find whole lists of grounds that demonstrate inferiority because we are all inferior to the ideals of humanness we have erected.
It was unpredictable, good storytelling that brought you back each week.
Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.
Robert A. Heinlein
In the USA there is no female equivalent to god.
Music is supposed to wash away the dust of everyday life.
Societies need to have one illness which becomes identified with evil, and attaches blame to its victims.
Traffic is about drugs. As detailed a portrait as I can muster about what is happening in the drug world, from top to bottom, from policy to how things move on the street.
I am against government by crony.
Harold L. Ickes
Those of you who can read I must beg you to read the Bible, and whenever you can get time, study the Bible, and if you can get no other time, spare some of your time from sleep, and learn what the mind and will of God is.
If the other fellow sells cheaper than you, it is called dumping. ‘Course, if you sell cheaper than him, that’s mass production.
For all the boredom the straight life brings, it’s not too bad.
Gus Van Sant
I liked the Beatles because there was so much melody. Jimi Hendrix is still one of my heroes.
Building a better you is the first step to building a better America.
Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
You need to make relationships to help you.
I think you end up doing the stuff you were supposed to do at the time you were supposed to do it.
Robert Downey, Jr.