Top Quotes About Anything
The only way to find that territory is trying to keep your mind constantly open. That’s the only way that you’re ever going to see the sort of signs of where to go.
Why do I pray? Because I never know what’s going to pop out of my mouth.
Kathie Lee Gifford
My goal was, and still is, to write first, direct my own stuff whenever possible and control my own creative destiny.
We’re reviewing everything to see how we can do it better, faster, and more efficiently.
I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.
Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not to write a page because no matter what public, or what pretty girl wanted it to be thus or thus; but to write solely as I myself thought best, and as it gave me pleasure.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
What I wish to show when I paint is the way I see things with my eyes and in my heart.
A man’s most open actions have a secret side to them.
If you are a pop band, don’t say you’re a metal band. Poison and Warrant were about as metal as the Backstreet Boys.
I think one of the most important attributes is perseverance.
I really don’t have a theme when I start a sculpture. The rock guides me to the final sculpture. I think that is true for many creative sculpture artists.
Jimmy Carl Black
Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past.
I think you have to learn that there’s a company behind every stock, and that there’s only one real reason why stocks go up. Companies go from doing poorly to doing well or small companies grow to large companies.
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
I wouldn’t say I worked with these people because I was looking for a particular vocal sound. I worked with them because I loved what they had done before-and because they really wanted to work with me.
Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do; but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.
Charles Dudley Warner
You have to remember a lot of business is very cyclical.
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money.
My role 14 years ago in Richard III – that was the first time I played a bad guy and learned a lot about it – they have all the fun!
My husband’s a director, so he understands what I do.
There are a few directors around who I have some excitement about spending my $7 at the theatre watching their movies.
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles de Gaulle
If Shaw and Einstein couldn’t beat death, what chance have I got? Practically none.
Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn’t any good reason to refer to it.
I made a dollar a day sweeping a laundry out. Then we made a record that was number two in Los Angeles. We got so excited hearing it on the radio that Carl threw up.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
But, having said that, believe me, as you get older, the parts dry up. They get less and less.
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
It’s important for us to latch onto the people that we love.
I think you also understand that one of the key things that’s got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people.
Why can’t somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time.
Was there ever in anyone’s life span a point free in time, devoid of memory, a night when choice was any more than the sum of all the choices gone before?
I feel cheated never being able to know what it’s like to get pregnant, carry a child and breast feed.
I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves.
Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
Warren G. Harding
I think I’m more European in personality.
It’s been amazing, the number of commercials that I’ve done, starting back in 1968. It must be 8,000.
I had the conviction that lovemaking fools you. The overpowering emotions it induces make you think you’re sharing the same feelings as the other person and that they’re imagining the same as you.
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
The Christian must trust in a withdrawing God.
Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
George Washington Carver
I’ve been on a calendar, but I’ve never been on time.
Whatever their defects, Christian fundamentalists have lived peacefully among us in America for several hundred years.
The technology of the time dictated the way things looked.
A mathematical theory is not to be considered complete until you have made it so clear that you can explain it to the first man whom you meet on the street.
I’m totally opposed to vouchers. I will fight them tooth and nail.
I met Milos in 1967. I was working on a student film. And there is Milos Forman. So that’s how I met Milos.