Top Quotes About Anything
The Renaissance of the fifteenth century was, in many things, great rather by what it designed that by what it achieved.
When alien abductees recount to me their stories, I do not deny that they had a real experience.
Our erected wit maketh us to know what perfection is.
Sometimes I take the watch, or I take the shoes, but usually the souvenir is to take the life you had with those directors, or the crew – the camera person, the lighting person. When you finish a film it’s like a little death. You had a family for a bit, and you finish the movie and you probably will never see each other again.
But the truth is, growing up in California, we knew nothing about hockey.
I didn’t say I was that smart, I said I went to class and I enjoyed what I was doing.
Gold and silver are no doubt subject to fluctuations, from the discovery of new and more abundant mines; but such discoveries are rare, and their effects, though powerful, are limited to periods of comparatively short duration.
Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
I don’t live that much with the character. I find it hard enough having to spend so many hours with the character during the day.
When we started, we knew the show was going to be hit or miss, and we needed to find a core audience to really make us survive. And I think we’ve been able to do that.
A lot of times Mick will play me different things, or I’ll listen to a cassette, and out of twenty ideas or whatever, I’ll find two or three that are just blowing me away, and we’ll start working on them right away.
If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.
It is wonderful… Steve and Dan took professional football to a whole different level with the way they played the game. The fact that Steve is going in with Dan is very special.
It is the mind that makes the body.
If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn’t do anything to you, but since you aren’t wise, you need us who are old.
If someone is not happy with one thing we either tweak it until they’re happy with it. We all know where that line is, where you have to be three hands up.
Well, the sales of our products clearly demonstrate their value to businesses and to individuals.
The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.
We are redefining and we are restating our socialism in terms of the scientific revolution.
Life comes full circle.
I have the most lovely, healthy bouncing baby, she was all very compact and the right size.
I definitely lived my life like I wasn’t in the public eye.
For music, unlike a $500 software program, people are paying a buck or two a song, and it’s those dollars and pennies that have to add up to pay for not just the cost of that song, but the investment in the next song.
The real success in golf lies in turning three shots into two.
When I realized, in 1978, that Lucy did represent a new species of human ancestor, and that I had an opportunity to name this new species, I realized this was a revolutionary step in understanding human origins.
Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to miscarry than in Works of Humour, as there is none in which they are more ambitious to excel.
I slept for four years. I didn’t study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts.
The easiest thing to do on earth is not write.
I’ve always had great faith in the Man Upstairs.
If I am still doing what I’m doing and I still have respect in this town, haven’t done anything completely and utterly stupid, then I’ll be happy with myself.
Why the hell can’t people just write nice happy stories about people having happy sex? That’s what I want, and I bet a whole bunch of other people want it too.
Then I read Little Women, and of course, like a lot of really young girls, I was very taken with Jo – Jo being the writer and the misfit.
What I think of as style – and I’ve gotten to this over years of really thinking about it – is that style is the unconscious choices I make.
It’s great, because different groups of kids can laugh at each other and still enjoy the show.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Anthropology in general has always been fairly hospitable to female scholars, and even to feminist scholars.
The first job I had with the Smithsonian was as a field researcher among African American communities in Southwest Louisiana and Arkansas for the festival.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
We’re looking to help our guitar buddies do their thing while at the same time we try to create something we might enjoy listening to ourselves. If anything we are trying to develop a vocabulary so we can converse more fluidly.
In summer winter rain or sun, it’s good to be on horseback.
The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
No damn man kills me and lives.
Nathan Bedford Forrest
Women are nothing but machines for producing children.
I don’t like to move the camera that much anyway.
My imagination is my polestar; I steer by that.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there’s no way I’d do anything to undermine that belief.
Carol Ann Duffy
All that money stuff was so strange; all it ever meant to me was freedom from worry. I’m happier now than I’ve ever been but I still wish I had that money.
Anything is possible in this world. I really believe that.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Johann Kaspar Lavater