Top Quotes About Anything
The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we’ll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.
Hemingway said the only way to write about a place is to leave it.
The people of the Southern States now own near five millions of these negroes, and they are worth to them near three millions of dollars.
John H. Reagan
Textbooks are Soviet propaganda.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
I want to get married before I’m 30. And I’d like to win an Oscar before then.
It was always disappointing to see that what I could really master in terms of form boiled down to so little.
I got heavily into the drum-and-bass scene, which is really wicked.
But with 9/11, we found that people tended to come back to the networks and the people who had been our core viewers in the past came back and they have stayed with us.
Religious advertising is undergoing a dramatic conversion.
We simply need to believe in the power that’s within us, and use it.
I wish we hadn’t used all the keys on the keyboard.
Washington state’s 2nd Congressional District is a major producer of small fruit crops such as raspberries and strawberries. This research center is doing important work to help farmers enhance the quality, yield and marketability of their small fruit crops.
Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.
The 1993 Social Security tax penalizes seniors who have planned for their retirement through savings, investment and hard work. That’s wrong, and that’s why the double tax on Social Security must end.
Sunlight is painting.
If you ain’t got your black hat, there ain’t no use in filling out an application.
The source of wealth is from individuals with little or no history of interest in the game, who have happened upon football as a means of serving some hidden agenda.
It’s just that some people are lucky and people still seem to enjoy the music.
Words began to appear in English and to make some kind of equivalent. For what satisfaction it is hard to say, except that something seems unusually piercing, living, handsome, in another language, and since English is yours, you wish it to be there too.
It was the same in World War I, when Woodrow Wilson, also a tool of the Jews, maneuvered it into the war.
Sometimes, if you really want to try something original, you step a little too far out of bounds. I mean, there’s a market force that kind of unconsciously keeps you in line a little bit.
Tennis has to become everything to you if you’re going to make it to the top. You have to live it.
Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing, but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch.
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.
Alfred North Whitehead
You lie awake at 3 in the morning thinking of story ideas. You’re online at 8 a.m. on a Sunday or midnight on a Wednesday. It’s a job that you never push aside.
I had to realize that the use of samples has its rules, too.
Today’s mighty oak is just yesterday’s nut, that held its ground.
I’ll happily mentor anyone who wants mentoring, and most of that goes on by internet rather than face to face.
Furthermore, the unearned increment from land appears in the United States as a gain to the first comers, who have here laid the foundations of a new State.
William Graham Sumner
Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.
What does the truth matter? Haven’t we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
Besides, most of the books I like involve people I could never play in a million years.
I’ve learned in my years as a journalist that when a politician says ‘That’s ridiculous’ you’re probably on the right track.
Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house.
I was at the pinnacle of my career one day and the next day I was put out to pasture. I felt like a race horse with a broken leg.
People should realize we’re jerks just like them.
Edward de Bono
We will look upon the earth and her sister planets as being with us, not for us. One does not rape a sister.
I’ve never got on with the British press because they’ve always given me such a hard time. Once they build a band up they just want to do people down. They shouldn’t concentrate on the colour of someone’s shirt they should listen to the music.
I was drafted and went to Korea where I had an opportunity to create a production team that did dramatic and comedy shows. I had also done a little disc jockeying.
I am writing in the garden. To write as one should of a garden one must write not outside it or merely somewhere near it, but in the garden.
Frances Hodgson Burnett
It’s so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance.
No action is without its side effects.
But the deep desire for peace remained with the American people.
The theatre is supremely fitted to say: ‘Behold! These things are.’ Yet most dramatists employ it to say: ‘This moral truth can be learned from beholding this action.’
I honestly have no strategy whatsoever. I’m waiting for that script to pop through the letterbox and completely surprise me.
Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed.
It’s the formulaic studio movies the make money, and when they do, the actors in them are automatically movie stars.
I have a lot to do with the writing, and also the production, but it would be wrong of me to say that I’m the most important member of the band, because everybody is important the way I see it.
I enjoy my time alone.
Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.