Top Quotes About Anything
So I went to Miami in ’74 with my family and while I was there it became obvious that we needed money and we needed to do something, because my family, we left without anything really, and we didn’t have any money to begin with.
I probably believe in God in a non-denominational way.
I don’t live on a hill. I live down under a hill, in the bottom and I’ve got a lot of cars, yeah.
Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors.
Playing along with records is key. And as far as equipment goes it has gotten so much more affordable and the drum sets are of great quality. I play Pearl; their Export Series is great for a beginner.
And it blew my mind when I started to get wind of the fact that they actually liked me being around. That was humbling, because Kentucky basketball is a big deal, and I am not the biggest fan – I am just the most notorious one.
Any thought that is passed on to the subconscious often enough and convincingly enough is finally accepted.
We must find out where the roots of terrorism lie.
I think I started out trying to be very objective about the flow of the play.
The purpose of Plan Columbia was to deal with the increased cultivation and illegal activity associated with that cultivation concerning narco trafficking in Columbia.
The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people are full of doubts.
James P. Hogan
If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.
The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.
George W. Bush
I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.
Everybody, my friend, everybody lives for something better to come. That’s why we want to be considerate of every man – Who knows what’s in him, why he was born and what he can do?
I can’t deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions.
I’ve got to pick myself up Dust myself off And start all over again.
Proteins are the machinery of living tissue that builds the structures and carries out the chemical reactions necessary for life.
When I was in sixth grade, I wanted to become a priest.
If you can’t play it on an acoustic guitar or a grand piano then it’s not a song.
Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
When you look at art made by other people, you see what you need to see in it.
Incidentally, one of the most worrying problems in the impact of Western modernity on traditional culture is that it quite rapidly communicates its own indifference or anxiety or even hostility about age and ageing.
Rowan D. Williams
Yeah, I think it’s an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling.
Times have changed since George Herbert… but the principle and spirit in which he ministered as a priest remains an inspiration and model for all priests.
I reached the stage where I was afraid to wiggle my leg, but then I thought ‘why shouldn’t I?’ It’s what I do and now I know how to turn an audience on again.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
I know a number of autistic adults that are doing extremely well on Prozac.
I still believe Emmitt has enough left in the tank to be a productive back over the next couple of seasons.
In so far as a scientific statement speaks about reality, it must be falsifiable; and in so far as it is not falsifiable, it does not speak about reality.
The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man… not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.
Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him.
You are indebted to you imagination for three-fourths of your importance.
To help the poor to a capacity for action and liberty is something essential for one’s own health as well as theirs: there is a needful gift they have to offer which cannot be offered so long as they are confined by poverty.
Rowan D. Williams
What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story is the only reason you’re in it.
While all the other kids were out playing ball and stuff, I used to stay in my room and imagine that there was a camera in the wall. And I used to really believe that I was putting on a television show and that it was going out to somewhere in the world.
A man is as old as his arteries.
I’m vulnerable to criticism. Any artist is, because you work alone in your studio and, until recently, critics were the only way you’d get any feedback.
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
Our reason may prove what it will: our reason is only a feeble ray that has issued from Nature.
I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others.
It is something actresses need to go through and I think they look forward to being naked in a movie. I don’t know why, but it is something you need to exhaust from yourself.
Whatever life may really be, it is to us an abstraction: for the word is a generalised term to signify that which is common to all animals and plants, and which is not directly operative in the inorganic world.
Oliver Joseph Lodge
I grew up doing all that stuff because I was obsessed with the ’50s. I had sock hops for birthday parties. So I’ve always done The Twist and stuff. It was pretty natural and, with my parents doing it all the time, I’d just copy them. Not very pretty.
Watch the mouth, it reveals what the eyes try to hide.
Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches.
Federico Garcia Lorca
It is in vain to hope to please all alike. Let a man stand with his face in what direction he will, he must necessarily turn his back on one half of the world.
George Dennison Prentice
I enjoy music that is commercial.
Do you think I want to be the one lone voice against the Hollywood liberal establishment? It’s not going to do me any good.
We’ve passed an energy bill in the House, to help us be less reliant upon foreign oil so we can get gas prices down. But nothing happens in the Senate.