Top Quotes About Anything
The Austin music scene is the reason why so many of them moved here.
I write because something inner and unconscious forces me to. That is the first compulsion. The second is one of ethical and moral duty. I feel responsible to tell stories that inspire readers to consider more deeply who they are.
The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.
William Lloyd Garrison
We continue to fight for good jobs that pay well and jobs that last. Helping to get folks back to work is about helping them to regain their dignity and pride. That’s what families care about.
It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.
I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment.
I just love jumping into someone else’s life. It is a relatively cheap way to experience things you would be too scared to contemplate in your own life.
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that’s your nature, but don’t lend it to your neighbours.
My father was always telling himself no one was perfect, not even my mother.
The great problem there is we have to have the cooperation of those other Asian countries.
Samuel P. Huntington
I listen to Bill Stewart play the drums and when I have finished doing that, I listen to Bill Stewart.
Burn not thy fingers to snuff another man’s candle.
For some years I have spent my time on exactly these questions – both in thinking about ways to prevent war, and in thinking about how to fight, survive, and terminate a war, should it occur.
Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and has a houseful of books isn’t poor.
Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders. That’s 11 million people living in the shadows whom we know next to nothing about.
If someone is being absolutely critical of me as a driver, what could they say? I am also critical of myself to try and keep things in perspective. That is very important.
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born.
They spend their time looking forward to the past.
I’ve been sacrificing my life for my work for 30 years, and now I want it the other way around. I want to find work that fits into my life and that would be based here.
I used to not back down from a challenge.
One of my proudest moments is I didn’t sell my soul for the sake of popularity.
George W. Bush
I don’t like war. I particularly don’t like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
For example, Michael Jordan earns $100million a year but continues to play basketball and remains a modest human being.
When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease – of joy that kills.
Before my grandpa built his own church, we went to the neighboring town, and it was a white community. You know, up north, mostly middle European people and Indians, Chippewa Indians. We were welcome to that church, but once we got in, they didn’t know what to do with us.
James Earl Jones
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.
It’s human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn’t banging loudly on the door.
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
Pope John Paul II
I spent twelve years training for a career that was over in a week. Joe Namath spent one week training for a career that lasted twelve years.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
I’d rather have happiness than money. People ask for it. Sometimes when I don’t have it. I make other people’s problems my problem because they want me to; they ask me to.
I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.
What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress who ever eludes his grasp?
The way we’re going… if I called up another pitcher, he’d just hang up the phone on me.
Can anything be more Un-American than the Un-American committee?
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
Art is why I get up in the morning but my definition ends there. You know I don’t think its fair that I’m living for something I can’t even define.
We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.
I have to say. I kind of love all that stuff – those physical challenges. I guess there will come a time when I’ll get sick of it but at this stage, I just like it all.
Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard.
Do we elect a man because of what he stands for, because of where he stands on the issues, because how he makes the nation feel?
I received the most fantastic welcome to the Broadway Theatre community. I walked on stage to tremendous applause and a long standing ovation, wondering when I was ever going to be able to say my first line!
But a lot of my training can be done in Aston – a lot of the hard work, so to speak. But a new atmosphere, a new place, and it’s good for me because I didn’t want to get stuck in one spot, so coming home is good, back and forth, you know, where my roots are.
Comedy is underrepresented in every actor’s life, because it’s so bloody difficult to write.
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
SDC has a great reputation for putting live music on stage.
Your children will see what you’re all about by what you live rather than what you say.
I was a loner and never hung out with anyone. I never had any friends.
An house is of a double nature, viz., one, wherein it is a way and means of expence, the other as it is an instrument and tool of gain.
I’ll keep working as long as I live because singing has taken on the feeling of joy that I had when I started, when my only responsibility was to sing well.