Top Quotes About Anything
The motion pictures I have made and the plays I have chosen to direct represent my convictions.
There is an idea abroad among moral people that they should make their neighbors good. One person I have to make good: Myself. But my duty to my neighbor is much more nearly expressed by saying that I have to make him happy if I may.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. You’ll never get out of the jungle that way.
I lived in a region in the northwestern province – the people there in general have a great love for the Taliban, so I started to read some of the literature of the scholars and the history of the movement. And my heart became attached to them.
John Walker Lindh
Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
Take the veto. Bush is the first president since James Garfield in 1881 not to veto a single bill. Garfield only had six months in office; Bush has had over four years.
Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.
Life is something like a trumpet. If you don’t put anything in, you won’t get anything out.
William Christopher Handy
Writing is the only thing I’ve ever done with persistence, except for being married.
The soldiers’ last meal is generally served out about five o’clock in the afternoon, sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours intervenes between then and breakfast.
The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken, slaughtered it and and then ate it.
I think the most important thing for an artist is to not worry about what anybody else thinks. You just have to do what comes from your heart and your being and put it out there-that’s true in any of the arts.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.
Michael N. Castle
The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book.
The liberal groups spent months raising money so they could take down anyone President Bush nominated. But they have not been able to touch judge Roberts.
You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for.
I haven’t actually spoken to my parents since the hurricane.
Mr Tony Hopkins says he’s willing to do it if he likes the script.
Dino De Laurentiis
Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.
When people think it’s successful, I’m grateful. When they don’t – OK, I’ll try again.
Maintaining clean, safe water remains one of our greatest national and global challenges and responsibilities.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
With this new album, I prepared for it a long time, and I was happy with the songs and the production. I felt that I proved myself with the first album, and with this new album, I just want to share some of my music. And that was always my feeling and my intention.
I stayed a virgin until I was 23. I didn’t do drugs or drink or smoke.
I am doing better now though one of my legs is shorter than the other due to the operations.
It is normal for politicians in all countries to profess themselves the pupils of history, anxious to draw the right lessons from her teaching.
Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
I go to school the youth to learn the future.
You can expect to find these four priorities – education, economic vitality, efficiency in government and the protection of families – woven into my decisions as Governor. They will serve as my compass as I work with you to chart a future course for our state.
You can take a substance that works in your system, but then you take this over here that’s not banned, and this over here that’s not banned, but if you mix them together, you’ve got a banned substance in your system.
We both agreed that Stalin was determined to hold out against the Germans. He told us he’d never let them get to Moscow. But if he was wrong, they’d go back to the Urals and fight. They’d never surrender.
W. Averell Harriman
Well, the biggest Norwegian newspaper regarded this as an arrest, since they hadn’t told us that they were coming and they brought me in. So the biggest Norwegian newspaper looked upon that as an arrest.
I don’t have to worry No matter what they do to it, it works.
I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature.
To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships.
W. E. B. Du Bois
You cannot possibly invent painting all by yourself.
I’m the complete opposite of every clean cut, decent-looking guy you could ever think of. Yet, I have the biggest heart in the world.
A. J. McLean
She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it.
I have a lot of faith in people.
Maybe I should quit the business. There’s no one left for me to love. Mama’s dead. Mr. Burns couldn’t care less about me. What’s left?
Adolescence as the time when an individual ‘recapitulates’ the savage stage of the race’s past.
Granville Stanley Hall
My father’s death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.
I think that New York is not the cultural centre of America, but the business and administrative centre of American culture.
Americans are rightly concerned about the security and the integrity of the nation’s borders because the system is broken. Some are concerned about the possibility of terrorists crossing our borders and coming into our cities.
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.
The more far-out artists, the better.
If I deny myself something, I just get resentful, so what’s the point?
For the world to be interesting, you have to be manipulating it all the time.
We are battling fanatics who kidnap and behead civilians and shoot fleeing children in the back. There can be no dialogue with such people, and the American people understand this.
Kay Bailey Hutchison