Top Quotes About Anything
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
The elephants were being slaughtered in masses. Some were even killed in the vicinity of big tourist hotels.
No man is a success in business unless he loves his work.
Florence Scovel Shinn
One curious thing about growing up is that you don’t only move forward in time; you move backwards as well, as pieces of your parents’ and grandparents’ lives come to you.
It took the United States until 1920 to give women the franchise and another 40 or 50 years to start utilizing women’s potential. How many women of incredible potential did we fail and what achievements were lost to all because we never tapped that potential?
James E. Rogers
Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter.
William Ralph Inge
The most important thing about skating is that it teaches you to do the things you should do before you do the things you want to do.
Barbara Ann Scott
The amazing thing now is that most of those so-called critics who were telling me to find my own voice seem to have lost theirs.
The motto was “Pax,” but the word was set in a circle of thorns.
I’ll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.
If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer’s crop, who are we to say it shouldn’t rain?
Pronouncement of experts to the effect that something cannot be done has always irritated me.
Every step in the progress of this study has tended to obliterate the technical barriers by which logicians have sought to separate the inquiries relating to the several parts of man’s nature.
What I wanted to do was see if we couldn’t balance the budget.
Being is like pretending.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Begin with another’s to end with your own.
The older one gets in this profession, the more people there are with whom one would never work again.
Observing humans and observing oneself yields a clear-minded starting point for literature.
Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage – the union between one man and one woman – has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation’s history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.
Perhaps more than any other disease before or since, syphilis in early modern Europe provoked the kind of widespread moral panic that AIDS revived when it struck America in the 1980s.
Peter Lewis Allen
Every one of us is an artist, and as an artist, you really can stroll into any venue that you want, as long as you take your time to learn the etiquette of that venue.
Kylie and I were both taking piano lessons at the time and didn’t think of acting. A friend rang mum up and said, ‘How about bringing Kylie and Danielle in because they might be right for the part?’
It’s too late for that – trying to second guess it. It’s over. I’m worried about how to get the kids through school and still write and practice law and take power of attorney.
I define success as being comfortable with yourself and your life. And that is about as good as it gets, really.
I get so tired listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there, it’s so petty.
Because of the wealth of fine music spread through the film, working on it held all the fun and excitement of attending a great concert.
Frequently parents forget that children are people. I don’t try to treat Kristen as an adult, but I do try to treat her as a person, with a child’s sensibilities.
When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.
I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.
The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
The cause is hidden; the effect is visible to all.
I find celebrity status difficult to bear when I am in the company of my mother.
There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
William Henry Harrison
I didn’t know I was doing film noir, I thought they were detective stories with low lighting!
Freedom has no history.
I was a star in England, but I’ve never been a star in America. Now I am.
If I can’t do something for the public good, what the hell am I doing?
When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
Arthur C. Clarke
I think there’s something inherently dishonest in trying to go back and mess with the past.
As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man.
There is no doubt that I, also, had long been aware of the problem, i.e. producing X-ray interferences, before the inherent difficulties had finally been surmounted.
Max von Laue
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Sydney J. Harris
You can’t get too much winter in the winter.
We believe it wrong ever to take a dollar from a free citizen without a very necessary public purpose, because each such taking diminishes the freedom to spend that dollar as its owner would prefer.
The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.
H. L. Mencken
There’s hope for everyone. That’s what makes the world go round.
Socialism? We’ve had way too much of it already.
The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion.
Politeness is half good manners and half good lying.
Mary Wilson Little
The person who gives you your first job is so important in any industry.