Top Quotes About Anything
Solutions will not be found while Indigenous people are treated as victims for whom someone else must find solutions.
It’s a good feeling to see the kids try to make it, try to get to the big leagues. Everyone here has an opportunity to achieve his dream. I was lucky I was able to achieve my dream.
In my opinion, we should search for a completely different flying machine, based on other flying principles.
That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.
I don’t think I’m like any of the characters I’ve played – they’re all really far from who I am.
The beginning of wisdom is to desire it.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
The basic policy of the British Government was that since the majority of people in Northern Ireland wished to remain in the United Kingdom, that was that. We asked what would happen if the majority wanted something else, if the majority wanted to see Irish unity.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I left my country because I was forced to, and I do not think that I am going to lose my language because I live in England.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
One of the first things I did as a new Member of Congress was help form a bipartisan Mississippi River Caucus so we could work together from both the North and the South in order to draw attention to the resources that are needed along the Mississippi River.
I think no matter what you do you go through stages when you play. There was a number of times when I didn’t do very well or was tired. It was too much to combine school and tennis altogether. Parents need to step in and say, take a little time off, do something fun.
Watch MTV and you can see what the music scene is like in England. The Spice Girls? Not a lot of creativity in the commercial area. There are still great musicians in England, but not a lot being heard that much.
Jimmy Carl Black
In some cases, managers and employees have secured pensions beyond their original base salary. It is wrong, the people doing it know it’s wrong, and we have to put an end to it.
Math, it’s a puzzle to me. I love figuring out puzzles.
It is the mind that makes the body.
On the way from Chicago, I spent the summer of 1947 in Ottawa, helping to build the first of a series of econometric models for the Canadian government.
Lawrence R. Klein
Never live with someone that won the Heisman.
You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind, and not rather favor an artificial control of birth, which would be irrational, in order to diminish the number of guests at the banquet of life.
Pope Paul VI
The only thing I want to be able to do is come in and learn the offense, go out there and compete, show what I am capable of doing and try to get better as a football player.
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
Johannes Sebastian Bach
The issue is privacy. Why is the decision by a woman to sleep with a man she has just met in a bar a private one, and the decision to sleep with the same man for $100 subject to criminal penalties?
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I’m stupid, I’m ugly, I’m dumb, I smell. Did I mention I’m stupid?
Well, it was the beginning of my film career. It was amazing to me that I got nominated for an Academy Award.
My adoption was treated as a celebration.
The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of a common underlying principle.
I just want the opportunity to continue to do great films, play great characters and work with great people.
Sometimes the beauty is easy. Sometimes you don’t have to try at all. Sometimes you can hear the wind blow in a handshake. Sometimes there’s poetry written right on the bathroom wall.
The word is the Verb, and the Verb is God.
I think if you look at Sam Raimi and Jim Cameron, those guys know things about filmmaking that almost nobody knows anymore. They are students of film from when they handmade films themselves, you know cut films with their own hands and razor blades and tape.
I think on some level, that’s a fear that exists in everybody, that if we’re tested, we won’t make the courageous choice. We won’t make the decision that would make us heroic. We make the decision that would reveal us to be all too human.
The month of September is Women in Jazz, so I’m doing jazz there in September. I’m in for the duration.
I met someone the other night who’s 28 years old, and he hasn’t worked a day since he left college because he’s pursuing a dream he’ll never, ever realize: He thinks he’s a great singer. Actually, he’s crap.
What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.
I don’t know if it was much of an interview. We just shot the breeze.
Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.
Margaret J. Wheatley
And there’s no way I’m going to do Dame Edna.
They were nothing like the French people I had imagined. If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity.
I am committed to making Georgia a model for open and honest government.
Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do.
Robin G. Collingwood
Marlo taught me things I thought I knew.
I don’t say tis impossible for an impudent man not to rise in the world, but a moderate merit with a large share of impudence is more probable to be advanced than the greatest qualifications without it.
And then it got even worse, I mean, a few people fell by the wayside within hours. Nick Lowe was in it for about 5 hours I think, he was expelled for going to bed.
Illegal drug use runs contrary to the image of health depicted by cycling. Distributors of these drugs must be prosecuted more harshly as they are ciminals.
President Obama is not polarizing, but the media sure is.
The Capitol was an occasion where you arrive at a sign in the road that says you have arrived at a place you may not have expected to be, but you know how you got here: Next!
It is not sex that gives the pleasure, but the lover.
If life were fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
Charles Dudley Warner
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
I provide a little comic relief.