Top Quotes About Anything
The reporting of news has to be understood as propaganda for commodities, and events by images.
I think we are living in selfish times. I’m the first one to say that I’m the most selfish. We live in the so-called ‘first world,’ and we may be first in a lot of things like technology, but we are behind in empathy.
Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a successful cartoon character is the hardest work of all.
The most that one of Jewish faith can do – and some have gladly done it – is to say that Jesus was the greatest in the long succession of Jewish prophets. None can acknowledge that Jesus was the Messiah without becoming a Christian.
Kenneth Scott Latourette
My mom had to beg the guys to let me play. I couldn’t even play the drums right – Brian had to show me.
The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing.
Extend a hand whether or not you know it shall be grasped.
The fact that anyone would find me sexy is very, very flattering, but ridiculous. I so don’t believe it. But I’m flattered. Truth is, I don’t lift a finger to look sexy. Ever.
I want you to know that everything I did, I did for my country.
That thing, ‘You must stay together for the kids’, is out of fashion but is right. It’s not arguing parents that children don’t like, it is having one parent.
Iain Duncan Smith
We are all ill: but even a universal sickness implies an idea of health.
I feel that my whole life is a contribution.
Yes, death is strong, but look you, the strongest, Stronger is music than death.
I didn’t really care if I had a coach that much, me personally, because I was brought up to think for myself.
Billie Jean King
Playing the drums hurts my back.
I talked to a lot of employers who just are, are fearful of what’s coming next out of Washington. It’s all the spending, it’s all the debt. It’s their national energy tax, they want to call it cap and trade – more mandates, higher costs, more taxes. Their healthcare bill – more mandates, higher costs, higher taxes.
Most actors go, ‘I read the script and fell in love with it’; I fall in love with the directors.
I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any.
Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.
C. S. Lewis
Being here feels like I’m out of prison. This is the right place, the right time, the right team.
To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.
Did you hear that? I didn’t hear anything. Put that question another way.
Call no man happy till he is dead.
Yeah, computers are going to take over the programming business because they have become so fast recently that they can solve the Halting Problem in five seconds flat.
When a philosopher says something that is true then it is trivial. When he says something that is not trivial then it is false.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Dad went to Canada to learn how to fly with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He took me on my first airplane ride, where I could have a hand on the stick.
Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.
People say it’s not ambitious, but it is actually quite ambitious wanting to help people.
I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play.
Obama likes to quote great men but will never be a great man himself. I can’t stand it when our leader goes around apologizing for who we are.
They used a doll when I fall through the ceiling.
You’re working on being a father, so that is something that when you experience it you’ll understand the profundity of wanting to protect something dear to you.
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where it is decreed by common consent what is good or bad.
Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service.
Now I ask you to make your sacrifice. Take a gamble. I took the plunge and I’m glad of it.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
One of the most powerful devices is to distort time, to go from human time to atomic time, geologic time. Sometimes you can actually accomplish that, with one unexpected word choice.
I have three closets in my bedroom.
The kind of capitalism I hate most is crony capitalism, the friends who decide. These are things which should be killed in Russia.
Taste cannot be controlled by law.
To me, bigger is better.
Every so often you have to increase your profile so you can let it lower again, like a balloon.
Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
Instead of leading the world by how much we borrow, it’s time that we make sure we lead the world in how much we build and create and invest.
Many have gone on to do important scientific work but all remember those wonderful times when we and our science were young and our excitement in meeting new challenges knew no bounds.
War is not the quintessential emergency in which man has to prove himself, as my generation learned at its school desks in the days of the Kaiser; rather, peace is the emergency in which we all have to prove ourselves.
The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
Hope is a very thin diet.
I absolutely want to have a career where you make’em laugh and make’em cry. It’s all theater.
The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.
Ida B. Wells
It was not the president’s responsibility to run a law enforcement operation. It was ours.