Top Quotes About Anything
The ability to take pleasure in one’s life is a skill and is a kind of intelligence. So intelligence is a hard thing to evaluate and it manifests itself in so many different ways. I do think the ability to know how to live a life and not be miserable is a sign of that.
Whether you accept or reject it, God’s Love for you is permanent.
However, the Administration’s plan to privatize Social Security will undermine retirement security for all Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent, and risky private accounts won’t make up for the loss of benefits for millions of Americans.
That policy was abandoned very quickly, and the military police were tagged with the responsibility of conducting training, which they did. We were not equipped or set up with personnel to recruit new Iraqi guards.
Air power is like poker. A second-best hand is like none at all – it will cost you dough and win you nothing.
To comprehend the Wisdom of this Injunction the better, and explain the Duty before us, it should be considered, that Government is the only Means by which human Happiness can be attained.
Arbor Day is not like other holidays. Each of those reposes on the past, while Arbor Day proposes for the future.
Julius Sterling Morton
Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.
Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks.
My trade and art is to live.
Michel de Montaigne
I have seen many successful people fail after they start fearing they might lose what they have built.
My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.
There’s people outside our house; you get followed by photographers; you can’t go out and have a cup of coffee with a friend without someone coming up to you.
More Asians need to be on television as a positive role model.
My classmates would copulate with anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself.
The lesion is in the area of my brain that is responsible for motor function, so I have continual chronic pain in my left arm from elbow to fingertips and the right side of my body from my ear to my breast area.
We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there.
Vision looks inward and becomes duty.
Stephen Samuel Wise
The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man.
John Philip Sousa
Love is as strict as acting. If you want to love somebody, stand there and do it. If you don’t, don’t. There are no other choices.
Part of Washington keeping its promises is a focus on directing more dollars into our local classrooms.
Storylines are how characters create the plots involved in their stories.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
There are many more want-to-be writers out there than good editors.
Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch, I say I’m thirsty, not dirty.
Joe E. Lewis
Without strength and courage it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.
People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be – whether they will admit that or not.
Preaching is personal counseling on a group basis.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
You want to balance the budget in this country? We change the salary structure for Congress and the President. Every year they don’t balance the budget, we don’t pay them.
Daniel Keys Moran
When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing.
The rocks, to a great extent, look swept clean. It’s a much cleaner surface than what we had a right to hope for.
I weigh the man, not his title; ’tis not the king’s stamp can make the metal better.
I started out wanting to coach football.
I race historic muscle cars back in Australia, and that’s my hobby. And I try to race home as soon as I’ve finished a movie but don’t tell anyone.
Creationists make it sound as though a ‘theory’ is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
Legislatures represent people, not acres or trees.
I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I’m eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, ‘Surrender to it. It’s nacho time.’ Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day.
Why should Ireland be treated as a geographical fragment of England – Ireland is not a geographical fragment, but a nation.
Charles Stewart Parnell
You really can’t bring about anything new with art.
Isn’t it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most?
I’d like to talk about free markets. Information in the computer age is the last genuine free market left on earth except those free markets where indigenous people are still surviving. And that’s basically becoming limited.
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it.
The recollection of how, when and where it all happened became vague as the lingering strains hung in the rafters of the studio. I wanted to shout back at it, Maybe I didn’t write you, but I found you.
A crowd always thinks with its sympathy, never with its reason.
William R. Alger
The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter… and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record.
It struck me that what I’d heard about certain celebrities was true: they had It, whatever the hell It was. Star power isn’t a myth; it is tangible and forceful.
If my daughter wants to get into this business, I would support that decision. She’s going to have a hard time not being in it. She loves food and she’s around it all the time.
Your lungs are changed forever from your first cigarette.
I take real people and put them in extraordinary situations.
Women have the feeling that since they didn’t make the rules, the rules have nothing to do with them.
I really wanted to go onstage. Not movies. But I ended up under contract to Paramount. Now I adore film work.
I’m a little more comfortable in that role. I love being in the studio.