Top Quotes About Anything
The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion.
We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet. It was our hope that there would be a breakdown of trade barriers in Europe first, and then eventually a breakdown internationally, which would help increase trade with Europe.
W. Averell Harriman
When I work I am pure as an angel tiger and clear is my eye and hot my brain and silent all the whining grunting piglets of the appetites.
Taxpayers should not be coerced into giving up their privacy rights just to file their taxes.
But there’s still an avenue for smaller comics and personal expression.
John Kerry believes in an America where hard work is rewarded.
It’s been very nice. I haven’t gotten out too much because we’ve been working a lot but other wise the people have been very nice and I’ve had a good time.
The closest thing to a law of nature in business is that form has an affinity for expense, while substance has an affinity for income.
The golden age has not passed; it lies in the future.
Language should find itself in the physical world, and not end up locked in an idea in somebody’s head.
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
The 90’s are the 60’s standing on their head.
If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.
An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
The main thing I believe in is freedom.
I cannot belong to a nonprofit organization because when you receive grants, you have to make such great compromises with your artistic plans.
They got married, they got divorced, and half their money goes out the window.
Coaching is easy. Winning is the hard part.
I think I’ve always been good so God wouldn’t strike me dead.
Love is mutually feeding each other, not one living on another like a ghoul.
I know what it feels like to be an outsider.
When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
Just stay true to yourself and true to wut you believe.
Although images of perfection in people’s personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies – utopian images – can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century.
Inherit the Wind is a wonderful play, and I was in the original with Paul Muni.
It urges policy makers and the Supreme Court to make the mistake of curing what could prove to be an isolated problem by disarming the government of its principal weapon to stop future terrorist attacks.
No matter how many plots we uncover and disrupt, no matter how many terrorist organizations we degrade or destroy, another individual or group will rise to take their place.
I grew up in Derry, of course, and it was – Derry was the worst example of Northern Ireland’s discrimination.
Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation. And they can’t understand why the Obama administration or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs, that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families, as well as for small businesses.
In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.
Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans.
Adlai E. Stevenson
It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.
A man’s action is only a picture book of his creed.
Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.
The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.
I was introverted, shy. But if you win a lot you need to be extroverted, or they’ll think you’re arrogant.
It’s nice to see that people in Middle America are really affected.
True friends stab you in the front.
Being a typical Pisces, I might have experienced mood shifts, but I don’t remember any depression, or needing to do anything, or to have someone bring me out of being depressed.
The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one’s children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.
City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life.
My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense.
The people who actually do things always suffer the slings and arrows of those who don’t.
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obviously, for me, story is first and foremost, even in the face of the attractive idea of having all the cast there, or having a great piece of talent come to it.
Presidents do not go into war lightly. It’s a tremendous responsibility in making decisions, and I know Bush must deeply believe this is the only course.
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
Your duty is to treat everybody with love as a manifestation of the Lord .
When I have reached a summit, I leave it with great reluctance, unless it is to reach for another, higher one.
I think any band we played with would be a weird match. We’re on our own, a little out there, but it’s a good thing. I think we’re complimentary to each other.