Top Quotes About Anything
The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives.
We live in an instant-coffee world. Sometimes real-world solutions take a little longer.
I used to think that the Civil War was our country’s greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate.
In my mid 30’s, after a decade or so of giving full time to the music thing and finding myself with about $10 in the bank and no assets other than my musical equipment, I realized I needed to get serious about making a living.
Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love.
I like to believe that love is a reciprocal thing, that it can’t really be felt, truly, by one.
One thing I have learned in my time in politics is that if one of the parties is shameless, the other party cannot afford to be spineless.
A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult.
John Churton Collins
I’m kidding about having only a few dollars. I might have a few dollars more.
Now, you can’t tell me, we have the only God in the whole world. You can’t tell me that nobody else has God.
Edward T. Hall
I want to be like the athletes who seem stuck in time. When you see them at 50, you say they probably can still run like a champ.
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven’t courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
The essence of faith is being satisfied with all that God is for us in Jesus.
If only I was as eloquent as Demosthenes, I would have to do no more than repeat a single word three times.
Johann G. Hamann
Today, the forces of competition, technology, and globalization have converged to spur innovation and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry.
You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt.
The way I play, I go through a set in a year. So I put ’58 Gibson Jumbo Bass frets on all my necks.
Stevie Ray Vaughan
As long as I play ball, I can get any woman I want.
True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
William Arthur Ward
You know what I’m doing starting 1st November? Jesus Christ Superstar.
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
William Ralph Inge
The Jew is a devil in human form. It is fitting that he be exterminated root and branch.
To convert somebody go and take them by the hand and guide them.
God can make you anything you want to be, but you have to put everything in his hands.
Humanity lives and always has lived on certain elemental provisions.
In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy’s country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy it is not so good.
I’ve lived, laughed, lost, and loved again the whole Shakespearian thing.
I think I’ve had more of a variety in what I’ve done than most actors.
I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.
My arm bones looked like chicken bones.
I would exchange everything for one child of my own.
I got a Valentine’s Day card from my girl. It said, ‘Take my heart! Take my arms! Take my lips!’ Which is just like her. Keeping the best part for herself.
For the Russian masses, the proletarians, knew for certain, and already saw during the war, and in part before their very eyes, that the peasants would soon be on their side.
Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
You must change in order to survive.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Scratch a Russian, and you’ll find a peasant.
If it’s really so wonderful that both partners have to work to make a living to pay for their house, for health insurance, someone is obviously going to get the short end of the stick.
If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.
Oh, if I could put some of my reckless spirit into these discreet cautious lazy men!
Would it be possible that I should not in any degree succeed? I can scarcely think so. Ah delusive hope, how much further wilt thou lead me?
John James Audubon
What my future will not be is active politics in the Liberal Democrat party.
They were being driven to a prison, through no fault of their own, in all probability for life. In comparison, how much easier it would be to walk to the gallows than to this tomb of living horrors!
It is no secret that our tax code is drastically outdated and burdensome to all Americans. Fortunately, more and more people are aware daily of the inequities that arise from things such as the estate tax, and it has come to the forefront of Congress’ agenda.
We need to build on the success of Social Security by developing bold and innovative ways for Americans to build wealth and save for retirement. I believe we can work together in a bipartisan manner to accomplish these goals.
Some of the songs are so crazy, the words are so crazy… it’s hard to believe I was so crazy.
One can not be just if one is not humane.
Luc de Clapier
At the same time, I would add that the American people have a lot of courage.
Yes I try to do everything I can not to fail hideously.
This substance, which is manifold in its forms and protean in its transformations, has, in its state of living matter, one physiological name which has become familiar, that of protoplasm.