Top Quotes About Anything
That moment was very important because it was political. That’s what has to be done, so they struck a deal. She figures his is a well-thought-out motivation that she felt was worthy trade-off. The motivation here is survival, and she has to think like a leader.
I do tend to lose track since the kids are out of school.
Marion Zimmer Bradley
No hero is mortal till he dies.
W. H. Auden
Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind.
Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects that I was missing. There is a lot more to it that I was able to grasp simply by watching conductors.
And if real life was like the movies, I should have lived happily ever after.
I have never been in a natural place and felt that it was a waste of time. I never have. And it’s a relief. If I’m walking around a desert or whatever, every second is worthwhile.
The subject of Finnish poetry ought to have a special interest for the Japanese student, if only for the reason that Finnish poetry comes more closely in many respects to Japanese poetry than any other form of Western poetry.
It’s better for the listener to interpret their own meanings to the music.
Well, I’m always working on my comic strip and trying to, you know, keep cranking that out.
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
It’s a mood record. Like one night you’re going to be down in the dumps depressed because you’re thinking about your ex-boyfriend and the next moment you’re gonna be like screw him you know? And the next one you’re saying to yourself “God I’m in love.”
When someone screams at me to hurry up, I slow down.
All we are asked to bear we can bear.
There are so many unbelievable words… But that doesn’t mean I have a favorite word.
I see Christ as the incarnation of the piper who is calling us. He dances that shape and pattern which is at the heart of our reality.
Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have been at first princes’ bastards.
We try to recruit good players and good people.
My biggest challenge will be to play the totally submissive woman. It takes a toll on you when you play someone who’s far removed from your personality.
Also there is a similitude of a Trinity shining in the body, soul and spirit.
There are many experiments and a great deal of research that can be performed on the station that make a difference in our lives and we are committed to supporting this important vocation.
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
I’ve always seen it as the role of an artist to drag his inside out, give the audience all you’ve got. Writers, actors, singers, all good artists do the same. It isn’t supposed to be easy.
Futurism: This was a movement of intellectuals who wanted to replace tradition with the modern world of machinery, speed, violence, and public relations. It proves that we should be careful what intellectuals wish for, because we might get it.
You need to have a redesign because familiarity breeds a kind of complacency.
I prefer to see with closed eyes.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law.
Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment.
God guided me to America and gave me a good job. But he also gave me a heart so I would look back.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Dying is easy; comedy is hard.
Fame is morally neutral.
Edward R. Murrow
Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.
We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
C. S. Lewis
When we’ve finished the current tour I’m going to go back to Italy and see if I can do some more writing.
Many women have more power than they recognize, and they’re very hesitant to use it, for they fear they won’t be loved.
Revenge proves its own executioner.
All my life, all my life that I can, as far back as I can remember, I saw my first movie when I was six years old. And since then I wanted to do that. I wanted to be a part of that.
Most actors will tell you they have some sort of dream of doing something other than what they’re doing.
I’m so uncomfortable, especially in emotional situations, having to say sentences that don’t feel right. As an actor – or really, as any kind of person sensitive to it.
Playing Fagin in the play and film was a small miracle.
Many jazz artists go to L.A. seeking a more comfortable life and then they really stop playing.
When I see somebody being mistreated, my eyes tear up and I want to stop it. And I believe that the best thing I can do is to write about it, because if I insert myself into the equation it doesn’t really do much good, but if I write about it I think it could do more good.
The presentations and conceptions of the average man of the world are formed and dominated, not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself, but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life.
Reducing the tax burden is necessary to produce economic growth.
Life does not proceed by the association and addition of elements, but by dissociation and division.
It’s better to waste money than time. You can always get more money.
It’s quite difficult for me to imagine my life without chess.
Cultural tourism surveys consistently rate San Francisco’s art industry as a core reason for visiting.