Top Quotes About Anything
The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has had many people to love.
Trying to understand women is a tall order period.
Cigarettes, I won’t do cigarettes, nicotine will kill ya.
In Hungary acting is a profession. In America it is a decision.
The theory of founder effects does not explain how novel features like plumage traits arise.
Peter R. Grant
I’m not the easiest person to live with. I’m kind of a slob.
Revolution begins with the self, in the self.
Toni Cade Bambara
The greatest cunning is to have none at all.
Who is affected more when it’s cold? Poor people. Who is affected more when it’s hot? Poor people. Who is affected more when it’s wet? Poor people. Who is most affected when the economy is bad? Poor people. Poor people are the most fragile.
In fact, there was general agreement that minds can exist on nonbiological substrates and that algorithms are of central importance to the existence of minds.
Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids.
Alexander Graham Bell
This administration affects the everyday life of the common person.
It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it.
I went to Vietnam; it was my first assignment as a reporter for the UPI, and I never could get away from the war.
I boxed 15 years in a club.
Men who accomplish great things in the industrial world are the ones who have faith in the money producing power of ideas.
It is impossible to devise a scientific experiment to describe the creation process, or even to ascertain whether such a process can take place. The Creator does not create at the whim of a scientist.
Henry M. Morris
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
I think my career would probably be in a better place had I been more aggressive. But I don’t have it in me. I’m not a competitive person, and I’m also really private.
One finds the truth by making a hypothesis and comparing observations with the hypothesis.
I have no specific ideas in mind of what I will or won’t do; it’s all about the roles.
You’ve got to be able to make animation for much less… Less is not the studio’s way.
The key is to get to know people and trust them to be who they are. Instead, we trust people to be who we want them to be – and when they’re not, we cry.
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
I have some women friends but I prefer men. Don’t trust women. There is a built-in competition between women.
Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children’s lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education.
We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
I don’t feel ashamed of my wife’s political background, and I don’t think she should either. I feel that the people who administered the North of Ireland for the last 20 years should be ashamed. There you are.
But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews.
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
Kennedy was a lot of fun, always. He had something going on. But not Nixon.
War is the statesman’s game, the priest’s delight, the lawyer’s jest, the hired assassin’s trade.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution, are our greatest export to the world.
We’ve got a bit of growth a bit earlier than expected.
The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.
H. L. Mencken
Few friendships could survive the moodiness of love affairs.
Life is 440 horsepower in a 2-cylinder engine.
My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.
You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads of water and eat light and healthy food.
An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
I don’t get into that second guessing of myself publicly.
I don’t do impersonations. I can do a wounded elephant! I can do a really good cow! And because of the amount of time I spent in North Yorkshire, I do a variety of sheep. All of which I will be happy to roll out for you!
The Negro revolution is controlled by foxy white liberals, by the Government itself. But the Black Revolution is controlled only by God.
The first thing I feel like we have the potential to do is to deliver to consumers more roots to their home.
Michael K. Powell
The consequence was, that the most sudden and visible good effects were perceived from the use of oranges and lemons; one of those who had taken them, being at the end of 6 days fit for duty.
We live in an age of universal investigation, and of exploration of the sources of all movements.
Alfred de Vigny
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didn’t feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working.
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.
I didn’t realize the president was such an historian.