Top Quotes About Anything
So now is an opportunity for us to stand up and have a good, strong immigration policy to make sure that E- Verify becomes mandatory and we have got to train and properly equip our Border Patrol.
In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better.
I know there are nights when I have power, when I could put on something and walk in somewhere, and if there is a man who doesn’t look at me, it’s because he’s gay.
I found it liberating of necessity to devise my own style and my own tactics and to look for a voice on the instrument because there weren’t really any that impacted strongly on me.
Violence is my last option.
With a novelist, like a surgeon, you have to get a feeling that you’ve fallen into good hands – someone from whom you can accept the anesthetic with confidence.
I should remember more, and I have a pretty good memory.
You would like me to say that the veil will be ripped from the voters’ eyes sometime between now and November, thereby restoring the proper version of Democracy to the House and Senate. I won’t say that, of course. The simple reason is, I don’t know.
As a young man you don’t notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected. For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses, along passages I could hardly get through.
So much time is wasted on trying to be better than others.
The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told.
You can do almost anything with soup stock, it’s like a strong foundation. When you have the right foundation, everything tastes good.
Just because your ratings are bigger doesn’t mean you’re better.
I would love to do something like Austin Powers to show off my comic timing.
That’s all a man can hope for during his lifetime – to set an example – and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.
Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.
I am always the better for open-air breathing, and was certainly meant for the wandering life of the Indian.
I resent the fact that people in places like Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco believe that they should be able to tell us how to live our lives, operate our businesses, and what to do with the land that we love and cherish.
So people think I’m lying about my age all the time? It’s the records that are wrong. I’ve never told anyone how old I am. The minute they ask me, I say ‘That’s none of your business.’ So that means I’ve never once lied about my age. Now that’s true!
Wit consists in knowing the resemblance of things that differ, and the difference of things that are alike.
Anne Louise Germaine de Stael
We have never succeeded in slowing down our nuclear fusion reactors.
That’s really my goal now. I’m trying to be a positive role model to my kids and to just enjoy this ride, because it’s hard. It’s hard to enjoy it when you’re in it.
I shouldn’t be saying this – high treason, really – but I sometimes wonder if Americans aren’t fooled by our accent into detecting brilliance that may not really be there.
Many of the Iroquois and Huron houses were of similar construction, the partitions being at the sides only, leaving a wide passage down the middle of the house.
We are free to yield to truth.
When reason and unreason come into contact, an electrical shock occurs. This is called polemics.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I intended an Ode, And it turned to a Sonnet.
It is this, at its most basic, that makes science a humane pursuit; it acknowledges the commonality of people’s experience.
John Charles Polanyi
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
C. S. Lewis
I was influenced by surrealist poetry and painting as were thousands of other people, and it seems to me to have become a part of the way I write, but it’s not.
The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.
Dressed in the lion’s skin, the ass spread terror far and wide.
Jean de La Fontaine
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.
I don’t want to be remembered as a beaten champion.
I’m not used to getting good reviews.
There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound.
Everything starts from a dot.
Iranians are very proud and don’t want to become a pariah state like North Korea.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
James Russell Lowell
In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
H. L. Mencken
At a certain point I’m going to want to have a family.
For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures.
Mary A. Ward
Documents create a paper reality we call proof.
I was prepared for the theatre, but not for the nuts and bolts.
I like to be surrounded by splendid things.
But it’s much more exciting to make Die Hard. One of the reasons that I think that movie is so successful is it deals with those very important blue-collar relationship themes. But it’s more visually beautiful to show things blowing up. It just gives you more on the screen.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
William Makepeace Thackeray
In 2001, America ‘s hospitals provided nearly $21 billion in uncompensated health care services.
I have glaucoma, so use eye drops both morning and night.
So what we – all we really want, I think, from the so-called Democratic wing of the Democratic Party is really to stand up for what we believe in.