Top Quotes About Anything
The plays and sports of children are as salutary to them as labor and work are to grown persons.
Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time.
A little before noon I sent orders to all my batteries to open fire through the streets or at any points where the troops were seen about the city, as a diversion in favor of Jackson.
Several things about Reagan are unusual in a public man. He was not a typical politician at all, but a private man in public life.
I think labels have been used alot during this election process to divide people, and at this point in time we really need people to come together, and be their own person, come with their own suggestions, and really solve the problems that we have facing this country.
You already have zero privacy – get over it.
Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
The filmmaker’s got to make it his story and the actors have got to make it their story.
Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took the trouble to be born, but no more.
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
When we lived in Juneau, Alaska, it was a town of about 7,000 people, and totally isolated; the only way to get to it was by ship.
John C. Hawkes
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing; a sentence printed, if not by God, then at least by the Devil.
One could drive a prairie schooner through any part of his argument and never scrape against a fact.
David F. Houston
Hey, we’ve all been to high school We’ve seen the in-crowds. Most of us have been in the outer crowds, the people who weren’t in. Although I was never in, I was selling records and was very happy.
Only a man’s character is the real criterion of worth.
We can learn something new anytime we believe we can.
We must not let our passions destroy our dreams.
Thomas S. Monson
It was exactly the same on the South Park movie really too. There’s lots of violence in that too, but it always came down to anything sexual… They don’t care about anything else.
The most original thing a writer can do is write like himself. It is also his most difficult task.
Perhaps the greatest utopia would be if we could all realize that no utopia is possible; no place to run, no place to hide, just take care of business here and now.
So finally I came up with a thing that felt really pure, and I’m Christian, so when I hear about death I have a lot of hope because I believe in Jesus and life after death, and John 3:16.
I’m sure that was the right step, even though, formally speaking, it may seem disadvantageous for a president to resign. But, looking into what is happening today and what is going to happen in the future, I think history will show I made the right decision.
I design for real people. I think of our customers all the time. There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing or accessories that are not practical.
But here I am today recording this and I’m in the studio with all the others on a clean mic. It’s extraordinary, the actor’s found a way of doing it for himself.
The second I met Zac, I thought he was a really cool guy. It’s hard not to have chemistry with someone who is so attractive.
Very few people are original. There’s very little original anything out there. Because to be original means you have to stand alone.
We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
It takes a lot of energy to work, in general, especially if you’re the lead in something.
We’ve been very bad at understanding why the right-wing does things.
Whenever I get frustrated, I tell myself, you could be working at a 7-Eleven right now, so never take for granted what you do for a living.
The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.
Joseph Smith, Jr.
The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
E. B. White
The longer we go without strong leadership from the Administration and until we see significant progress in the day-to-day lives of the Iraqi people, the more difficult it will become to sustain the support of the American people and Congress for the current course.
Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can’t find you.
While the technology revolution has yet to reach far into the households of those in developing countries, this is certainly another area where more developed countries can assist those in the less developed world.
My interest lies in my self-expression – what’s inside of me – not what I’m in.
My mother told me never explain, never complain. Even as a young actress, I determined I would never give personal interviews, since they made me so uncomfortable.
From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a story and wondered if I could write it, it has always been the story that has driven me.
Jean M. Auel
The sky seemed filled with diving planes and the black bursts of exploding antiaircraft shells.
When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches. My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He’s the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
There are always new things to experience, internalize then write about. This process is ongoing with me. It never stops. The opportunity to reach new audiences with all of the music that we have made is thrilling.
And obviously, from our own personal point of view, the principal challenge is a personal challenge.
You don’t normally do another presentation of All About Eve. You do one All About Eve, and that’s it.
We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally appear disguised before ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The ecosystem of our world is a closed system: it would run out of gas, collapse of its own weight.
Joan D. Vinge
The secret of having a personal life is not answering too many questions about it.
I’ve written many nonfiction books, but that’s a special gift.
The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
True solidarity is only possible among the solitary.