Top Quotes About Anything
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
W. H. Auden
A classic is a book that doesn’t have to be written again.
W. E. B. Du Bois
I haven’t really got much get up and go. I can’t believe I’m on the telly. I’m so lazy.
And I’m going to work as hard as I can… for cancer research and hopefully, maybe, we’ll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I’d like to think I’m going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year!
I was always in show business but in many ways was not really of show business. I didn’t move in show business circles, particularly, still don’t do it.
Dick Van Dyke
Today I see beauty everywhere I go, in every face I see, in every single soul.
Sex is energy.
All governments should be pressured to correct their abuses of human rights.
The way companies hang on to their marketshare is by being scared.
Polite strangers often tell soothing lies about our physical appearance that prevent many of us from facing, discussing and solving our real problems.
Well, I’m not saying that we’re solving every problem or arresting every person that ought to be arrested and deported, but we’re doing a better job than has been done in the past.
We can make science personal, like a love story or your best friend.
Yeah, I do like scary movies, especially the ones that don’t take themselves too seriously.
Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
Laurence J. Peter
There was endless action – not just football, but sailboats, tennis and other things: movement. There was endless talk – the ambassador at the head of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom, but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part.
Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older.
The soul is healed by being with children.
I prefer ordinary girls – you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn’t mean we are dating.
None of us are really dumb and none of us are really smart. We’re in the middle.
I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story – the east side taking over the west side and all that.
Edward G. Robinson
Babies have big heads and big eyes, and tiny little bodies with tiny little arms and legs. So did the aliens at Roswell! I rest my case.
Nobody leaves a hotel without getting a full measure of three months of rental assistance. So no one has been evicted – no one who’s eligible has been evicted from a hotel without getting a significant amount of money to find – to pay for their rent.
The agency was desperate to get started with the commercials in 1976, but I was working on Star Wars.
Do you know that other than my father, I’ve never had a man take care of me?
Many times I’ve sat with a camera and another actor and seen all their fears and insecurities and struggles. You want to support them and help them as much as you can.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight.
The first time it felt really dangerous, like the sort of thing you had to lock the doors and close the curtains on because if anybody saw you, God would strike you down with a thunderbolt. But I took to it like a duck to water.
The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other.
There are certain regions in the country where the indigenous people eat dogs.
One doesn’t have to get anywhere in a marriage. It’s not a public conveyance.
My theory is this; I’m not a political songwriter. I’m an honest songwriter.
The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.
Furthermore, there is absolutely no contradiction between the separate organizations of revolutionary vanguard militants and their participation in the mass organizations of the working class.
You really are as hot as your last movie. And it goes away really quickly.
Brian De Palma
It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.
All Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care.
My bed isn’t made, I’m tired, I haven’t slept well for two weeks. I haven’t been laid in a month. I don’t have a girlfriend. I have a warrant for my arrest.
All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees. They just can’t help it.
I lost my mother when I was very young, and my father when I was in college.
Some people seem as if they can never have been children, and others seem as if they could never be anything else.
George Dennison Prentice
I’m aware of my body.
I’ve had aunts and uncles who not only haven’t read my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer.
We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.
To connect with the great river we all need a path, but when you get down there there’s only one river.
I have relationships with people I’m working with, based on our combined interest. It doesn’t make the relationship any less sincere, but it does give it a focus that may not last beyond the experience.
You know, North Korea situation is far worse than East Germany, and South Korea is weaker than West Germany.
Kim Dae Jung
And the camera position, the organization, looking for repeating forms, shapes, trying to set up a visual rhythm seemed to come very natural. All of a sudden I was in a forest of aluminum and steel rather than a forest that we might think of in a traditional sense.
All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations.
Must all of them and their families be physically abolished? Of course not? They must be ‘liquidated’ or melted in the hot fire of exile and labor into the proletarian masses.
A concept is stronger than a fact.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman