Top Quotes About Anything
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!
While they’re building a solid foundation that will support whatever is coming down the road, Todd and I are itching to see further, to push the envelope.
I think people like watching edgy things.
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
We are a strong democratic country.
But what of black women?… I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
Tennis has given me soul.
When two drivers curse each other on the road, and one of them happens to be a Jew, you can’t define that as anti-Semitism.
Jean-Marie Le Pen
I was born in Palo Alto, California in 1961.
Eric Allin Cornell
There’s two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery.
Love is the crowning grace of humanity.
Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
There are people who possess not so much genius as a certain talent for perceiving the desires of the century, or even of the decade, before it has done so itself.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Fiction is to the grown man what play is to the child; it is there that he changes the atmosphere and tenor of his life.
Robert Louis Stevenson
But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification.
The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best.
Once this key conflict is eased, it will have a huge impact on the world. It will take time to find a solution. It’s similar to the situation between East and the West at the time of my flight.
The story of my life is about back entrances, side doors, secret elevators and other ways of getting in and out of places so that people won’t bother me.
Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.
H. L. Mencken
I’d just like to inspire people to be themselves and do what they want and not conform to the rigid guidelines of the music or entertainment business.
We have a substantial number of countries that have pledged and provided all kinds of support for the United States in the event that war becomes necessary in Iraq.
The flesh, alas, is sad, and I have read all the books.
I can let the team do the talking for me.
The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.
The best thing to do is find one person in your life and try to love them unconditionally. If you’ve accomplished that, you’ve accomplished a lot.
Science is facts.
It’s nice to be able to backtrack and not be embarrassed by the music you used to listen to.
Comedy makes the subversion of the existing state of affairs possible.
Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland have their head offices in Scotland.
We as Americans assume that big companies are bad, and big power companies are even worse.
In Latin America, you don’t do things for the money because there is no money.
Gael Garcia Bernal
The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew’s cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo’s choice to know the truth. It’s a beautiful, beautiful story.
No sense makes sense.
There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe.
So it’s kind of nervous to be in this situation, but at the same time you look at all those actors and the work that they’ve done, I’ve been in bigger films than all of them and still kept my integrity and still kept my respect.
The best real-estate investments with the highest yields are in working-class neighborhoods, because fancy properties are overpriced.
Jane Bryant Quinn
Christians were instructed to serve others, and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.
Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don’t know why he’s with me. I don’t know whether I’m good enough. But if I make him happy, then I’m everything I want to be.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’ve grown up with my audience; they’re my age or older. Not a lot of kids are coming to see me.
I do not know any way to explain why God’s grace touches a man who seems unworthy of it.
But it’s mostly about pacing yourself when you do these movies.
Fascism is a religious concept.
We were making new ones the second year. We were in syndication the second year. So we were on Saturday nights, prime time, every morning, and then they put it on Sunday evenings too. So it was all over the place.
From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.
I wrote the script of Patton. I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up in front of an American flag and gives this speech. Ultimately, I was fired. When the script was done, they hired another writer and that script was forgotten.
Francis Ford Coppola
Religion, you can’t a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don’t believe.
The greatest evil is physical pain.
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
James Russell Lowell
I may not be walking with you all the way, or even much of the way, as I walk with you now.