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.
The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.
Less than an hour before he’d congratulated himself on escaping all the traps of Earth, all the snares of Man. Not knowing that the greatest trap of all, the final and the fatal trap, lay on this present planet.
Clifford D. Simak
I like photographs which leave something to the imagination.
There’s a certain elitism that has crept into the attitudes of some in journalism, and it played out perfectly over the issue of these little American flag lapel pins.
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
James Russell Lowell
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one’s self.
I used to be a fighter and I’m used to taking weight off.
No: war material is life-saving for one’s own people and whoever works and performs in these spheres can be proud of it; here enterprise as a whole finds its highest justification of existence.
But just playing the partner of someone famous, I had a lot more freedom.
Now I say I’m a diarist with an explanation I’ll get back to you on. Someday I may try and write in memoir form.
Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses.
Alfred P. Sloan
We gave up on the idea of trying to make the record a good representation of the live performance.
He who commands an Apollo flight will not command a second one.
I don’t have any message in the music. Music will be fine as long as you take care of yourself.
We were told by the president that we had no alternative but to go into Iraq because of the threat that Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction posed, but to date, these weapons have not been found.
Any film I do is not going to change the way black women have been portrayed, or black people have been portrayed, in cinema since the days of D.W. Griffith.
I know the game wasn’t a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times.
Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind.
As you know, I’m androgynous. I can wear a jacket that most guys wouldn’t put on. But you make it in guys’ sizes, and suddenly they’re wearing them. I think styles should get back to getting people to wear things that look so good that they don’t care.
We do not fall in love with the package of the person, we fall in love with the inside of a person.
The decision, therefore, lies here in the East; here must the Russian enemy, this people numbering two hundred million Russians, be destroyed on the battle field and person by person, and made to bleed to death .
Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement.
I’m quite proud of my piano playing. Robin’s never played a note on the piano at our recording sessions. I just wish I could be appreciated musically now.
War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.
There is a ceaseless war against drunkenness and cruelty and vice.
Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it’s doing in the Maritimes.
I was unaware of the dispute in Brooklyn. I would never knowingly wear any clothes or support any company who produced clothing with alleged wage and labor violations.
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
Perhaps it’s the people whose lives have taken sudden new twists – people who have learned to embrace the creative possibilities of change – who stand the best chance of penetrating life’s mysteries.
Every society, all government, and every kind of civil compact therefore, is or ought to be, calculated for the general good and safety of the community.
You are never strong enough that you don’t need help.
Some countries that are close to Europe that already hold Deutschemarks, clearly would automatically hold euros, those are countries in Eastern Europe mainly, a few countries in Africa.
Robert C. Solomon
There are no favorites in my office. I treat them all with the same general inconsideration.
Lyndon B. Johnson
With guests who are ‘in the middle of the fight,’ we’re able to hear their point-of-view on the topics, as well as advance our own feelings.
If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.
William Lyon Phelps
A hungry man is not a free man.
Adlai E. Stevenson
It is nice to be around people who think differently than you. They challenge your ideas and keep you from being complacent.
I love to play for audiences that are simply made of people rather than so-called special people.
Well it’s a drastic procedure by your standards and mine, but for the people who are living in desperation perhaps the best way to understand it is that it seems no more drastic to them than circumcision.
Everyone will experience the consequences of his own acts. If his act are right, he’ll get good consequences; if they’re not, he’ll suffer for it.
My movements, ma’am, are all leg movements. I don’t do nothing with my body.
And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy.
If you use your mind to study reality, you won’t understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you’ll understand both.
My own view, there is a need for and a demonstrated need for more journalism now than there ever has been.
I have seen and endured the sufferings of the troops, and I can no longer be a party to prolong these sufferings for ends which I believe to be evil and unjust.
Israel’s capital will never again be a divided city, a city with a wall at its center, a city in which two flags fly. This city, will, in its entirety, absorb immigrants, welcome pilgrims and be the eternal capital of Israel forever.
Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
We have the responsibility to protect our people and that’s why we’re building this fence. We’ve suffered from 19,000 terrorist attacks during the last three years.
Michael Sanchez and I grew up in New Jersey, not far from here, playing soccer together. When I was in high school, I worked to start an organization to help senior citizens, which I learned a great deal from.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success – or are they holding you back?
W. Clement Stone