Top Quotes About Anything
The intelligence of the lower forms of animal life, like a great deal of human intelligence, does not involve a self.
George H. Mead
In the same circumstances, I know that I would do the same thing again.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.
As much as everyone wants to downplay racism, it exists. There’s a great mistrust among some African-Americans of white people.
The burden of disease falls on the poor.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
I’m always dissing Ray and making fun of him, talking about his money.
When certain bootleg companies started off and they would take maybe ten per cent of whatever they got and help fuel new bands, which I’m cool with, I think that’s a good idea. Most of the record companies are not doing that.
I’ve always gotten along with guys better.
Since 1994, unemployment rates are lower. Median household income is higher. A greater percentage of Americans are graduating from college. Home ownership rates are higher. And the violent crime rate has decreased.
No one welcomes chaos, but why crave stability and predictability?
We have nothing less to do than to get inside of whole peoples and change their motives and dispositions.
John Raleigh Mott
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
The man whom God wills to slay in the struggle of life – he first individualizes.
Black people are victims of an enormous amount of violence. None of those things can take place without the complicity of the people who run the schools and the city.
My job now, as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, is to take this process forward, and that I’m determined to do, whatever old clippings you dig out and whatever old quotes you put before me.
Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.
Adlai E. Stevenson
The notion that Jews are mythic creatures is well circulating in our culture.
Steven T. Katz
Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn’t want to do.
Marxists are people whose insides are torn up day after day because they want to rule the world and no one will even publish their letter to the editor.
You can be six behind on the back nine and still win the tournament.
Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized. There’s always someone who doesn’t like it.
Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.
Levi’s can produce many more Western jeans than we can and make them at a better price.
Saying, ‘I’m sorry’ is the same as saying, ‘ I apologize.’ Except at a funeral.
You know, I grew up with brothers so I’m used to being the only girl.
But one led to two, two led to four, four led to eight, until at the end it was about 85 a day – the doctors could not believe I was taking that much. And that was just the valium – I’m not talking about the other pills I went through.
No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
It’s great to be here. It’s great to be anywhere.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
We would change out of costume, then we would read the next days script.
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
My body grew hot, then cold. I tried to eat the bed sheets. My heart beat madly. Every joint in my body ached. When I took the cure they took it all away from me.
Wealth and want equally harden the human heart.
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
The American consumer is also the American worker, and if we don’t do something to protect our manufacturing base here at home, it is going to be hard to buy any retail goods.
I think and that is all that I am.
My aim is for ripeness of form. I want to make my forms so full, so juicy that one could add nothing more to them.
I was a pretty feisty young kid.
God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated.
Norman Ralph Augustine
Whenever a female takes a strong stand for herself, the majority of the time they have to really, really narrow it down to being feminine and wearing dresses and just being lipstick chic.
Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
IT is difficult to speak or write with becoming moderation or propriety, on topics to which we are biased by prejudice, interest, or even principle.
What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars.
Of course it looks bad when you’re not executing. When things go bad, it’s not going to look good.
I’ve been here all the time; I could be putting out as many albums as Costello, y’know what I mean?
And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint.
Algernon H. Blackwood