Top Quotes About Anything
The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life.
I trained 8 hours a day 7 seven days a week and I had 2 weeks off in a year.
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
When I was about 9, I had polio, and people were very frightened for their children, so you tended to be isolated. I was paralyzed for a while, so I watched television.
Francis Ford Coppola
I am often on guard over the Russians. In the darkness one sees their forms move like stick storks, like great birds. They come close up to the wire fence and lean their faces against it. Their fingers hook round the mesh.
Erich Maria Remarque
The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.
Little things can make such a big difference during recording.
Did I get jiggy with Will? I would have to say no! Did I have fun with Will? I would have to say yeah! But you know, I did not jig with the man, if you know what I’m saying!
Pessimism never won any battle.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
A lot of Irish people perform. They perform in drawing rooms. They sing songs and they play piano.
People come out to see the players. When do you see a manager anyway? When he’s out on the field arguing with the umpires, making a fool of himself and you know you can’t win, and when he brings out the line-up card.
When business leaders ask me what they can do for Indiana, I always reply: ‘Make money. Go make money. That’s the first act of corporate citizenship. If you do that, you’ll have to hire someone else, and you’ll have enough profit to help one of those non-profits we’re so proud of.’
People are always looking for the single magic bullet that will totally change everything. There is no single magic bullet.
I’ve always slightly worried the kids who play football around my house. They know I’m an actor, but felt sorry for me because they’d never seen anything I’ve done.
I think that she’s a great dame. I’m crazy for Lucille.
I’ve learned the lesson that when you’re in the middle of something that seems overwhelming, or you’re in a bad situation and it seems like it’s the end of the world or whatever, then you learn that it’s not.
Lee Ann Womack
If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I really live a simple life and don’t need very much to feel good and happy. Don’t get me wrong; I believe you should get what you earn. Sometimes you have to fight for it.
I’m not going to change the world overnight. It’s one person at a time, and hopefully they’re people in positions of power who can help people get in those roles and really, truly embrace colorblind casting.
Now, mark it. This may be strong language, but heed it. The people mean it, and, my friends of the Eastern Democracy, we bid farewell when you do that thing.
Richard Parks Bland
Military police know what to do, they know the Geneva Conventions, and their objective is to provide a safe, secure, fair environment for prisoners under their control.
No one can live under degradation.
But which is the stone that supports the bridge?
I’ve always wondered why there isn’t a great French novel about the German occupation. The nouveau roman authors weren’t interested in telling that sort of thing.
Eventually the story would spill over into the regular media.
Most music that you hear is in synch with itself. We were experimenting with the music falling out of synch with itself and even though it is out of synch you mind can still understand what it is meant to be doing.
For the same reason we don’t allow kids to buy pornography, for the same reason we don’t allow kids to buy cigarettes, for the same reason we don’t allow kids to buy alcohol, we shouldn’t allow them to go to stores and buy video games.
Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.
The parameters are such that I don’t get offered a lot of work. I’m sure most directors hear my list of don’ts and say forget it.
Jamie Lee Curtis
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.
The real reason we ended up getting into that type of music was our dad worked for an oil company so we spent a year overseas when we were young kids. Because of that, it was all Spanish TV and radio so we ended up having these ’50s and ’60s tapes, tapes of that music.
Satire is fascinating stuff. It’s deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down, there is a drift towards satire, because it’s the only thing that makes any sense.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung.
My autobiography was simply the story of my life.
The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.
Well, I think that there is a connection between being a lawyer and a doctor and an actor. They kind of, in some ways, have the same appeal, I suppose.
Yes, look, social class is definitely an issue in Britain, it is definitely an issue and I think that most people across the country would sympathise with the idea that there are lots of people with talent and ability all across this country who want to make more of themselves and part of the responsibility of government is to make that happen.
Without action, we are going to continue to allow Iran to be a safe harbor for terrorists, see its economy further deteriorate, and see the Middle East further destabilize.
Espionage, for the most part, involves finding a person who knows something or has something that you can induce them secretly to give to you. That almost always involves a betrayal of trust.
I’ve traveled to 50 countries, but I’ve never been to heaven.
Queen has taken the all of our time for last four or five years, you know.
Plato stands for the union of truth and goodness in the supreme idea of God.
James M. Baldwin
The real duty of man is not to extend his power or multiply his wealth beyond his needs, but to enrich and enjoy his imperishable possession: his soul.
The moment you enlist in the army of God, you personally become a target. You need to remember that if you’re living for and walking with Jesus Christ, the powers of darkness are aligned against you.
The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can’t improve your lie.
Bananarama were written off from day one. Nobody believed in us but us. We kept having hits despite the record company, despite the press.
For me it always comes down to what is a good song and I’m very old fashioned in the way that I like to make songs that have something classic about them whether you can play them with an orchestra or an electro synthesizer or an acoustic guitar.
The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.