Top Quotes About Anything
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
I think it’s been a little difficult at times for the audience, because they’ve told me they see me as a family member. So to see your little sister sing about sex… I think they are pretty used to it now.
I’ll not listen to reason… reason always means what someone else has got to say.
Am I willing to give up what I have in order to be what I am not yet? Am I able to follow the spirit of love into the desert? It is a frightening and sacred moment. There is no return. One’s life is charged forever. It is the fire that gives us our shape.
You put high heels on and you change.
The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.
But I’m not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression.
I will not become a Napoleon nor an Alexander, and labour for my own ambition; but I will labour for freedom and for the moral well-being of man.
Good dreams don’t come cheap, you’ve got to pay for them and If you just dream when you’re asleep this is no way for them to come alive… to survive.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
There’s nothing wrong with failing if you learn from it, and I’ve failed out here plenty.
I love to laugh, it’s my main thing. I love to abuse the English language.
I don’t think the process was successful and should be inspected closer. I am not afraid to say I am not familiar with the entire process, so before commenting further I would have to study the process more in depth.
We’ll only be playing four new songs live, but all the material for the next album is basically finished.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
John Stuart Mill
The truth is a snare: you cannot have it, without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you.
It was amazing that a play that seems dated in this world… A man whose best friend is a six-foot white rabbit… But it caught on, especially with young people – they surprised me most of all.
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.
Idol has pretty much taken me out of my recording and out of my choreography. I have managed to slip in some choreography jobs. And I’ve been writing songs for other artists.
Well, I had this little notion – I started writing when I was eleven, writing poetry. I was passionately addicted to it; it was my great refuge through adolescence.
The American Communists had thrived as champions of domestic reform.
There was a time – before I made movies – when I was more forgiving, but now that I’ve learned as much as I have, I want to do movies that I want to see, that have their own unique flavor.
Today, diabetes is now epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes Association and other national healthcare leaders.
As a musician, basically the masses never thought I was a musician.
It’s queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
It means a lot to you, to be out there. The highs are pretty high, and the lows are pretty low. You know, it’s easy to feel like you let the team down. I mean, at the end of the day we still got to figure out a way to get through the tie.
If you do not know where you are going, any road will take you there.
The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all.
Every kind of book I’ve written has been written in a different way. There has not been any set time for writing, any set way, I haven’t re-invented the process every time but I almost have.
The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
I’m more proud of quitting smoking than of anything else I’ve done in my life, including winning an Oscar.
Many years ago I was in another soap opera called The Newcomers which was on twice a week for three years. I really don’t think I could do another stint like that again.
For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted, and if they acted on that conviction, then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate.
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.
Your greatest asset is your earning ability. Your greatest resource is your time.
A small species of pinus was much prized, and, when dwarfed in the manner of the Chinese, fetched a very high price; it is generally grafted on a variety of the stone pine.
We are the world.
Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing.
There is nothing better than playing a bad girl for two months, then turning around and playing someone sweet. Films give you this opportunity.
Illinois corn farmers are the Nation’s number two exporter of feed grains.
Part of the film business is, if you want an apple, you buy an apple.
We will fight race destruction through thick and thin and never CO exist voluntarily with it.
My cow is not pretty, but it is pretty to me.
I know when something is kind of half-baked.
Bad Boys II has knocked everyone’s socks off.
You know, I think that allowing somebody, one mere person to believe that he or she is like, the vessel you know, like the font and the essence and the source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge too much responsibility to put on one fragile, human psyche. It’s like asking somebody to swallow the sun.
I maintain an ongoing survey of Internet Publishing and self publishing, so that it is now possible for any writer with a book to get it published at nominal cost or free, and to have it on sale at booksellers like Amazon.com.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child’s board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.