Top Quotes About Anything
The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
My first job on 2001 was to make all of the HAL readouts: the 16 screens that surround HAL’s eyes.
Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.
My earlier poems were sadder than my poems are today, perhaps because I wrote them in confusion or when I was unhappy. But I am not a melancholy person, quite the contrary, no one enjoys laughing more than I do.
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.
Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.
To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it, and get sensible people to read it, are the three great difficulties in being an author.
Charles Caleb Colton
I’m not much of a club goer because every time I do go I get in trouble.
Black frost. The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter. Your stars cluster in evil signs.
I am truly independently owned and operated.
There’s always pressure, from other people and yourself. If you’re happy with the looks you’re born with, then what are you going to do your whole life?. We keep thinking up new things and finding better ways of doing things because we’re not happy with what we’re given.
Whether it’s on top of a phone booth or a $200 million soundstage, it’s about stories.
When I found out Cusack was involved, I liked that a lot.
Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
It’s kind of ironic that if I get my Ph.D., I’ll be a real doctor.
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
Time is not a line, but a series of now-points.
I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers.
I did private study for about a month, five days a week, six hours a day. I came to understand the character in ways that I never would’ve previous to that. I was so innocent in respect to ways of creating characters.
I’m free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.
W. C. Fields
What family you were born into matters so much more than it did before in a perverse way.
Well, I like way downtown near the Battery. I lived down there at this time and for, I guess, the following well, this is where I moved to uptown and I’ve been here for four years and this is 1965.
We sing a little song before we eat, a little blessing before we eat, and it’s really – we’re thanking the Lord and the Earth for the food that we eat, and it really brings you together in a profound kind of way.
The tongue is the only tool that gets sharper with use.
There are things about growing up in a small town that you can’t necessarily quantify.
The absolute dependence of a newborn infant inspired many things in me, but it did not activate any magical knowledge about what to do for the next twenty years.
Mary Kay Blakely
To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
Did you know that the word “tsunami,” which is now being used worldwide, is a Japanese word? This is indicative of the extent to which Japan has been subject to frequent tsunami disasters in the past.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
I thought they know that I was the Commander in Chief, not that I know that I am the Commander in Chief, and they should behave; know how to behave to the Commander in Chief.
Let your performance do the thinking.
The secret of all effective advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.
Those wearing tolerance for a label call other views intolerable.
Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.
Sarah Louise Delany
It desirable to add one or two facts bearing on the domestic political aspects of the problem.
Never trust any complicated cocktail that remainds perfectly clear until the last ingredient goes in, and then immediately clouds.
I’m closer to being happy. I’m doing things that make me happy. In football I loved to practice and I loved to play, but I hated to be in meetings, hated to talk to the media, hated to have cameras in my face, hated to sign autographs. I hated to do all those things.
Delay is preferable to error.
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.
Robert Foster Bennett
Communities don’t have rights. Only individuals in the community have rights.
The nice thing about the Bible is it doesn’t give you too many facts. Two an a half lines and it tells you the whole story and that leaves you a great deal of freedom to elaborate on how it might have happened.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
I don’t see myself necessarily having a burning desire to write a symphony.
I’m a junkie. I like drugs, I like the whole lifestyle, but it just didn’t pay off.
Gus Van Sant
In my second year, after moving to the Medical School, I began the courses of Anatomy and Physiology. I had begun to see that I was interested in cells and their functions.
I love Africa in general South Africa and West Africa, they are both great countries.
China has not lived up to any other trade agreements over the last decade… They don’t have any compliance or enforcement.
They gave us the freedom just to play and have fun.
The last thing they want is a revitalized economy now. I’m not saying the Democrats don’t want a strong economy. Don’t misunderstand. They just don’t want it now.