Top Quotes About Anything
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
I was just in the middle of singing a song about how broke we were and now my cell phone rings.
Nobody puts constraints on God. She doesn’t like it.
We decided to go the way of trading and getting younger players.
While Haiti has recently celebrated more than 200 years of independence from French colonial rule, the citizens of the island remain vulnerable to poverty, poor health, and political chaos.
I used biomechanics to save time when I was competing.
Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing!
Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes.
The oldest theory of contract is I think negative.
You have within you many strong and cruel enemies to overcome. You must know that there are still a thousand ties which you must break. No one can tell you what they are; only you can tell by looking at yourself and into your heart.
Only we, the public, can force our representatives to reverse their abdication of the war powers that the Constitution gives exclusively to the Congress.
The reward of energy, enterprise and thrift is taxes.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.
Since the election, since the formation of a government, the death in Iraq has increased. The United States stands by, helpless to do anything about it. That’s the reality, not George Bush’s revisionist history!
Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.
The most common and most important result of them is that the nature and size of the effect on corresponding series of different elements are largely an expression of the peculiarity of their atomic structure – or, at least, of the structure of the surface.
Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim.
What you really remember at the beginning was that you have to throw a budget together. We made some terrible mistakes at the beginning in my own budget that took us at least a year to catch up on.
We claim Islam as Deen or a complete way of life.
I am back in Los Angeles after a very successful run in Chicago as Billy Flynn.
The musician – if he be a good one – finds his own perception prompted by the poet’s perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, for there are plenty of others.
Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.
Thomas A. Edison
The beast for me is greed. Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys, it always boils down to the same thing: the corruption of the soul.
You can’t enjoy life if you’re not nourishing your body.
This is Port of Spain to me, a city ideal in its commercial and human proportions, where a citizen is a walker and not a pedestrian, and this is how Athens may have been before it became a cultural echo.
I had this talent for these stupid little teenage songs.
If I know I make this much trouble, I never climb Everest.
Even though it was six o’clock, there was no sense of approaching dawn.
Mary Higgins Clark
Joanna points her camera at a section of society unused to having cameras pointed at it. But I don’t know about categorizing them in terms of class; I’m a bit wary of that. My dad is the son of a shipbuilder.
Music is organized sound.
Our children are not going to be just “our children” – they are going to be other people’s husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.
Mary S. Calderone
The Jumble Shop would be one place where we’d sometimes accumulate down in the Village. I think it might be just a place that’s unknown that was right around the corner from wherever it was that we met.
This is appalling. The idea that a person could be punished because of their religious belief and the idea they might be executed is just beyond belief.
To me it seems as plain as can be that the Bible declares that all the wicked will God destroy; again, that those who, during the Millennial age when brought to a knowledge of the truth, shall prove willful sinners will be punished with everlasting destruction.
Charles T. Russell
Rock and roll doesn’t necessarily mean a band. It doesn’t mean a singer, and it doesn’t mean a lyric, really. It’s that question of trying to be immortal.
I’d like to go to Brazil I think. Do a little South America trip.
Just letting it out is one of the definitions of bad art.
My other life keeps me calm and grounded and normal.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
There is no question but that the laws and principles which Solon laid down both foreshadowed and prepared the way for all republics of later ages, including our own.
A ship is always referred to as “she” because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.
Chester W. Nimitz
I have always been attracted to the cottage industry side of this business.
There was no end to the ways in which nice things are nicer than nasty ones.
And I was desolate and sick of an old passion.
No other date on the calendar more potently symbolizes all that our nation stands for than the Fourth of July.
I’ve always avoided expressing an opinion about where I think the republican movement should go – if it should go anywhere at all.