Top Quotes About Anything
The four walls of paper are like a prison because every idea wants to spring out in all directions – everything is connected with everything else, sometimes more than others.
Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl.
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
The coward’s weapon, poison.
My parents were so poor when I was a kid, I never went anywhere. I take our youngsters with us because I don’t know anything that teaches them so much.
Music is given to us with the sole purpose of establishing an order in things, including, and particularly, the coordination between man and time.
The Chinese people, too, went through all kinds of vicissitudes in their religious development.
I believe Congress has a duty to do so as well; not simply as a body of legislators, but more importantly as a community of friends, neighbors, parents and Americans.
It wasn’t until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say “I don’t know.”
W. Somerset Maugham
Or in other works I have also projected the sound in a cube of loudspeakers. The sound can move vertically and diagonally at all speeds around the public.
After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings.
When Liza Minelli was a child, she used to sit on my lap and call me Uncle Sammy.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.
The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Alfred North Whitehead
We are to see the development of the country pushed forward at an unprecedented rate by an aggregation of capital, and a systematic application of it under the direction of competent men.
William Graham Sumner
As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom, I understand both the gravity of giving the order, and the challenge of carrying it out.
There should be no such thing as boring mathematics.
People don’t know this, but early in your career, you don’t just glide on to The Tonight Show.
Acting for me is not a bad habit like smoking that I must make an effort to quit. I love acting; I love directing.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
B. C. Forbes
If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I bruise like a grape.
Life’s too short to be working with divas.
Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.
I’ve worked with a lot of great directors.
I take the theater seriously in that I loathe it, I’m bored by it.
It is hard to know what you are talking about in mathematics, yet no one questions the validity of what you say. There is no other realm of discourse half so queer.
Leaders aren’t born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
I told my mom, ‘I’m not buying another magazine until I can get past this thought of looking like the girl on the cover’. She said, “Miley, you are the girl on the cover,’ and I was, like, ‘I know, but I don’t feel like that girl every day.’ You can’t always feel perfect.
I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country.
Ah, well, do I wish that we lived in a world where gender didn’t figure so prominently? Of course. Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not.
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately.
Eleanor Robson Belmont
Color television! Bah, I won’t believe it until I see it in black and white.
What can I say, I’m an alcoholic. It’s what I do.
Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language.
Our acts our angels are, for good or ill, our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
The liberty of the individual is a necessary postulate of human progress.
So, when the special effects are at the service of the story and draw you into it, that is really the magic.
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
George Bernard Shaw
I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more.
When I was younger I was trying to do what I wanted to do, not what the game wanted me to do.
One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
Before I was a mom I used to think that parents who worried about their kids watching MTV were just clueless. Now that I’m a mom, I see what the fuss was all about!
You know this old style of American family series? Well, I sit there and cry.
You don’t sit up in a cave and write the Great American Novel and know it is utterly superb, and then throw it page by page into the fire. You just don’t do that. You send it out. You have to send it out.
We explore astronomical life through medicate experience, and we live life through love and ardvarks.
I went to jail at 16 for stealing tires off Cadillacs. When I got out I said, Never again.