Top Quotes About Anything
The jet stream is the controlling influence over the world’s weather systems.
Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty.
If your’re not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job.
If you can’t stand the heat in the dressing room, get out of the kitchen.
It was kind of exciting being on the radio. Not everybody was on the radio.
Most Australians live in the cities on the east coast, where contact between black and white occurred as much as 200 years earlier than on the west coast – and where 95 percent of Australians are able to live 95 percent of their lives without ever seeing an Aboriginal face.
Well, maybe it has to do with the fact that I was a complete Hitchcock fanatic from age 9.
Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
The librarian must be the librarian militant before he can be the librarian triumphant.
I wouldn’t say pop stars hit on me – that’s just stuff the papers make up.
People do ask me if I think I can make it in the States.
I’m a real big celebrity. I’m this megastar.
I like the Stooges. You know what movie I saw that I sort of discovered late was Jerry Lewis in ‘The Nutty Professor’. I really liked that.
On the night before we were married, all of the anxiety in the world came down upon me.
John C. Hawkes
Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It’s them twisting it that ruins it for me.
The Bolsheviks started not just on the killing of private property; they were trying to abolish money itself.
The wireless segment is approximately 50 percent of our business… we believe this is an industry-wide phenomenon and that we are, in fact, maintaining if not gaining market share.
They say you can smoke 400 cigs a day and drink 20 cups of coffee, but you can’t have a line or a drink again.
I never found even in my juvenile hours that it was necessary to go a thousand miles in search of themes for moralizing.
We live in our fantasies and endure our realities.
Robert Anton Wilson
We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.
P. D. James
Somehow, it seems that the sadder a song is, the happier I feel. The release of emotions that many would label as “negative” is actually a liberating process for me.
I know every Skynyrd and about all Johnny Cash songs.
As soon as I gave birth, it was as if you understand them. They become people, not kids. You start to identify with them. You see yourself in them.
You have to learn the crowd. I just pay attention to them so I can make sure I can make them laugh.
With network shows, writers can be so protective of every syllable.
I’d like to be a giant enabler.
After the magical act accomplished by Joyce with Ulysses, perhaps we are getting away from it.
Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up.
The Church as a divine society possess an internal principle of life which is capable of assimilating the most diverse materials and imprinting her own image upon them.
The Moon and Mars were the two most likely candidates for life in the solar system; what exists beyond our solar system is mere guesswork.
If we’d had another carefree 70’s, I’d have been dead. It was a little too carefree, you know? I don’t know how carefree they were for me, I think I was worried then, I can’t remember what about.
It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength.
My uncle was the town drunk – and we lived in Chicago.
A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future.
Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure.
Public schools were designed as the great equalizers of our society – the place where all children could have access to educational opportunities to make something of themselves in adulthood.
I looked for the same pitch my whole career, a breaking ball. All of the time. I never worried about the fastball. They couldn’t throw it past me, none of them.
I can’t explain why one wants to pass a particular sort of pain onto other people, but you do.
I don’t have any love for this business or the game or for acting. This is my day job.
In the beginning Remo is a very New York street cop who changes and is changed as he moves along.
Nothing ends nicely, that’s why it ends.
Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.
Countess of Blessington
‘Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
We control the content of our dreams.
We all think we’re going to get out of debt.
We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain.
I also work with the spirituality of people.
Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis.
James A. Garfield