Top Quotes About Anything
Someday we’ll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car.
Joining Yes was one of those stupid things that you do sometimes. It was one of the two or three times in my life that I’ve done something that I knew was wrong.
A good fighter usually knows, to within a very few seconds, when a three-minute round is going to end.
Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community.
John W. Gardner
People talk about revelation, and say it has ceased; but what ignorance it bespeaks, when man knows not the least thing on earth without revelation.
Poetry being the sign of that which all men desire, even though the desire be unconscious, intensity of life or completeness of experience, the universality of its appeal is a matter of course.
Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.
C. Northcote Parkinson
Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
If the timing’s right and the gods are with you, something special happens.
To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them.
Although awareness of cancer’s prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories.
Chris Van Hollen
But if inventions have increased man’s power over nature very much, then the real value of money is better measured for some purposes in labour than in commodities.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment.
When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
So then, when I speak to you, I speak to myself. If I seem to warn or to rebuke you, it is not so much you, as myself, to whom the warning or the rebuke is addressed.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
The moment-of-conception fallacy implies that fertilization is a simple process with never a doubt as to whether it has or has not happened.
George C. Williams
If God creates a world of particles and waves, dancing in obedience to mathematical and physical laws, who are we to say that he cannot make use of those laws to cover the surface of a small planet with living creatures?
Look, of course people are scared of entitlement reform because every time you put entitlement reform out there, the other party uses it as a political weapon against you.
People will feel safer around you and speak truthfully to you when they feel you are listening intently to them.
I love to sing! To be in a movie with musical number is the coolest thing ever!
When we are out there selling a new picture, when did it become part of the deal that you have to sell the family? To use the juicy part of your life to get attention? I’m not blaming the reporters. It’s the system.
Like some of my other movies, ‘Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes’ is also a very political film, and many critics still consider it even the best of all the Apes movies, because it conveys a series of political viewpoints.
J. Lee Thompson
I’ve always shied away from conventional wisdom, though I know the power of it.
Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
I’m hardly a saint.
The interesting thing is how one guy, through living out his own fantasies, is living out the fantasies of so many other people.
Living in Europe, I was surprised to find out just how little everyone knows about Japan.
No, that’s not it. The first time we met was at Fat Tuesday’s. Benny was playing, this was, I think in 1989?
I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
The kind of society which we still have is maybe, in some cases, getting worse. Competition is becoming a virtue. Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest. Even to see other folks as competition.
Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man’s pleasure.
One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment… If it doesn’t turn out right, we can modify it as we go along.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Hollywood is an extraordinary kind of temporary place.
I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something.
Eddie Bernice Johnson
The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit… a reputation, character.
John D. Rockefeller
On the surface I look fragile and insecure; you have to know me very well.
I also get fed up with the fact that casting agents and directors have this impression of me as being frail and petite. I find it very patronizing. I’m quite beefy and strong. I was a gymnast in school and I have lots of muscles.
Helena Bonham Carter
Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development: this is why I say that it’s the global capitalist system that finally reacted against us.
Ahmed Ben Bella
So when people go to the park this summer, they are not going to have the same quality of a visit. There is not going to be a ranger out on the trail to tell them about the important cultural and historic areas within the Olympic National Park.
It is the lash of hunger which compels the poor man to submit. In order to live he must sell – ‘voluntarily’ sell – himself every day and hour to the ‘beast of property.’
The great musicians are those who can reach people, who can make people feel something.
The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.
So the idea that there is nothing essential, in the sense that there are no human universals, is dogma. Ask most anyone who is going to be shot at dawn.
I thought our community should have a deep dialogue to make black America better. I believe if we make black America better, we make all of America better.
In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters.
Albert Bushnell Hart
Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Just in general, any government throughout history hasn’t really wanted its people to be educated, because then they couldn’t control them as easily.
Maynard James Keenan
Sometimes children do forget their filial responsibilities.
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
The results of ethnic psychology constitute, at the same time, our chief source of information regarding the general psychology of the complex mental processes.
Friends are God’s apology for relations.