Top Quotes About Anything
The Bolsheviks started not just on the killing of private property; they were trying to abolish money itself.
Then when I reached college I realized that many people had thought about the problem during the 18th and 19th centuries and so I studied those methods.
We happened to be in the studio next door and I think Noel Redding came around and said, ‘Do you fancy having a sing on this?’ We just went and did it and it was great.
I was very lucky to have a mother who encouraged me to become a poet.
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
The friend of the present order of things condemns all political speculations in the gross.
I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?
I do like Britney Spears. I think she’s cute. I think she’s fun. And I like her records. You know, I’m not a pop snob whatsoever. I think she makes great pop records.
If you hear something you like, and you’re halfway like the public, chances are they’ll like it too.
I’ve never felt like I was in the cookie business. I’ve always been in a feel good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience.
The impetus behind going to graduate school was a year after graduating from college spent in Dallas working at the dog food factory and Bank America and not having met success in my chosen field, which at that point was being an actress.
The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
The true poet for me is a priest. As soon as he dons the cassock, he must leave his family.
There are all sorts of reasons why I don’t do much work in the theatre, the main one being that after two performances I feel I’ve given all I can. I hate repetition, I really do. It’s like asking a painter to paint he same picture every day of his life.
To be able to write a play a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate; he must be something of an imbecile, something of a poet, something of a liar, something of a damn fool.
Robert E. Sherwood
President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation.
William L. Jenkins
I’m experimental by nature… always exploring my creativity.
In a band that works out well, everybody has a certain role to fulfill.
You don’t forget the movies, but you forget the details of them.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I’m not getting frustrated… we all knew from the start that this would be a long process.
Ah, I hope to live to 87 and drink from the the goblet of life to the dregs.
Theo Van Gogh
A theory must be tempered with reality.
It is true that the politician, in his professional character, does not always, or even very often, conform to the most approved pattern of private conduct.
Frederick Scott Oliver
A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.
And getting married this autumn was certainly an additional incentive to spend rather more time in England.
Basically it’s the core story. About a guy having an affair with the mother of the girl he falls in love with.
Keeping it all normal and keeping us together is my first priority. Then I fit films into my life.
I was quite moved to see this huge crowd which attended the ceremony in the middle of the town.
So, the international community are all the countries that are important: the United States definitely everywhere; the European Union because it is very important, and also, they do show a great deal of international responsibility; and then the local players.
Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.
In order for a society to survive, it must generate a sufficient level of physical production both to meet its current needs, and to produce a surplus for upgrading its productive powers.
When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue.
Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama.
J. M. Roberts
That’s a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty.
If you have the feeling that something is wrong, don’t be afraid to speak up.
God is a verb, not a noun.
R. Buckminster Fuller
The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may, in fact, be the very worst training for a world where only the corporate and the cooperative will matter.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Once a nation parts with the control of its credit, it matters not who makes the laws.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
We eat, therefore we hunt.
I’m half alive but I feel mostly dead.
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a prince as soon as his groom.
As a matter of history, the Fourteenth Amendment was not understood to ban segregation on the basis of race.
Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight.
It seems that American patriotism measures itself against an outcast group. The right Americans are the right Americans because they’re not like the wrong Americans, who are not really Americans.
The standardized American is largely a myth created not least by Americans themselves.
I don’t really have special rituals, but I don’t try to write fiction unless I have a minimum of a few hours. For me, it takes a while to settle into a mode where I’m truly concentrating.
My dad’s a doctor, and when I was 8, I went to one of his medical conferences where they were demonstrating laser surgery on a chicken. I was so mad that a chicken had to die, I never ate meat again.
I don’t want to imitate life in movies; I want to represent it. And in that representation, you use the colors you feel, and sometimes they are fake colors. But always it’s to show one emotion.
A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he’s persuasive.