Top Quotes About Anything
The panic attacks – I still have them. They started when I was around 8. They always have to do with my death.
If you take myth and folklore, and these things that speak in symbols, they can be interpreted in so many ways that although the actual image is clear enough, the interpretation is infinitely blurred, a sort of enormous rainbow of every possible colour you could imagine.
Diana Wynne Jones
Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.
A basketball team is like the five fingers on your hand. If you can get them all together, you have a fist. That’s how I want you to play.
There’s a tremendous number of the Daytona Prototypes.
Man is a mind betrayed, not served, by his organs.
Edmond de Goncourt
If there is one creature that represents my essence, it’s butterflies.
Unquestionably, it was going to be highly dangerous. Yet I felt it was quite natural to jump at the task. After all, if you don’t like action and excitement, you don’t go into police work. And, what the hell, I figured, nobody lives forever!
A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
You know, I’m confident before I go out and play a match that I know, you know, I’ve put in the work and like I feel confident that I am going to go out there and play well.
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love the freedom that the narrative form provides.
When we have spiritual reading at meals, when we have the rosary at night, when we have study groups, forums, when we go out to distribute literature at meetings, or sell it on the street corners, Christ is there with us.
I do look forward to keeping in touch with the guys, because we’ll always be connected in people’s minds.
We have to adapt and overcome, that’s all we can do.
A pessimist is one who builds dungeons in the air.
In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s, the Olympics were much more than just another event.
Commitments the voters don’t know about can’t hurt you.
I think the Republicans are subverted by the fact that so many of their leaders send their kids to private schools, they don’t really have the stomach for the fight.
I think of my songs as there to be something to move people emotionally.
The courage of a soldier is heightened by his knowledge of his profession.
Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
I wouldn’t want to be ideological about it but I think of it as being the best way to approach this kind of playing. I don’t think it works in other music, other kinds of playing.
The one thing I wanted to do more than anything else was sing country music.
We had discovered an accursed country. We had found the Home of the Blizzard.
I was always confident that I knew. I never expected this.
If there’s a Disney animated feature based in Hawaii, I knew I had to be part of it. I’m very proud to be from Hawaii. There was no question the role was mine.
The only thing I’m addicted to is winning. This bootleg cult, arrogantly referred to as Alcoholics Anonymous, reports a 5 percent success rate. My success rate is 100 percent.
What’s done to children, they will do to society.
Karl A. Menninger
I have terrible hearing trouble. I have unwittingly helped to invent and refine a type of music that makes its principal proponents deaf.
We never really felt a real level of respect. The fame was fantastic, but that wasn’t that important to me, because for every million people that loved me I focused on the one that hated me.
It’s getting the right person that’s the challenge.
I believe that social security should be a universal retirement guarantee and not means tested.
I’m on this diet where you’re supposed to eat only fish and meat.
Syllables govern the world.
George Bernard Shaw
We are enslaved by anything we do not consciously see. We are freed by conscious perception.
Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end.
Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make males stupid.
Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to ‘jump at the sun.’ We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.
Zora Neale Hurston
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The funnier the material, the funnier I could make it.
I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties. None of them were published.
Caroline B. Cooney
Instead, it appears to be a particular mark of beauty that it is considered with tranquil satisfaction; that it pleases if we also do not possess it and we are still far removed from demanding to possess it.
I’ve always been drawn to Marilyn Monroe, but certain aspects of her story may be too sad to tell.
I’m just trying to tell a good story and make thought-provoking, entertaining films. I just try and draw upon the great culture we have as a people, from music, novels, the streets.
Vote counting and ballot collecting does not occur in the light of day. There are too many occasions when observers and opposing parties lose contact with the ballots.
If they don’t read, if they don’t love reading; if they don’t find themselves compulsively reading, I don’t think they’re really a writer.
My star was kind of fading towards the end of the ’60s and suddenly I got this call from Fellini, who just appeared to kind of love me!
I feel like this is a dream – and I apologize for how I dressed some of you.
People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages.
Jerry B. Jenkins
The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.
Man is a strange animal. He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it.
Adlai E. Stevenson