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.
My husband does not like me to give interviews because I say too much. No talk, no trouble.
Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding.
Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.
Charles de Montesquieu
Tony Blair has turned his back on the principles he claimed he believed in before he stood shoulder-to-shoulder with George W. Bush. He was an entirely different kind of leader.
I don’t know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.
One of the men attached to the prison was the occasion of great amusement on the part of the prisoners, as well as the spectators, by taking a large lump of ice to show these strangers from the tropics.
A lot of newspapers say, Terence Stamp is playing himself and we’re as bored as he is.
Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music and also has lent itself to other genres of music.
Nobody knew in advance that in vitro fertilization would be, by and large, safe.
I’m a lapsed altar boy.
Guillermo del Toro
I’d call it a new version of voodoo economics, but I’m afraid that would give witch doctors a bad name.
Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him.
Frank Howard Clark
You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
American presence is, you know, the major cause of balance of power and the stability in this region.
Kim Dae Jung
Especially with the predators, one of the things that gets these programs going on a local level is for our land management agencies to build partnerships with surrounding communities and landowners.
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I think the whole nerves thing comes into play when we worry about what other people and society will think.
How much research I have to do depends on the nature of the story. For fantasy, none at all.
Alan Dean Foster
Stanley didn’t shy away from true humanity or from the ugliness that all people are capable of.
I’m not a quitter.
We women must listen to our inner voice. It is easier for women to do this as they are not afraid to say what they feel.
Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
The fact is that you’re never gonna believe any of the reviews, because the movie is to you what it is to you. No one’s ever gonna sway you from what you feel about it.
Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.
No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
The summer of 1830 I… blasted the tunnel through the rock to take water from the dam above the falls for the mill… In 1831 we lowered the tunnel four feet, and built a new dam across the creek.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
But when I direct I become possessed, a possession I’ve never quite understood.
There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair.
John F. Kennedy
Little things please little minds.
Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.
You can know what’s in your life when you know what’s in your heart.
Until we perceive the meaning of our past, we remain the mere carriers of ideas, like the Nomads.
At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.
Shmuel Y. Agnon
To declare that in the administration of criminal law the end justifies the means to declare that the Government may commit crimes in order to secure conviction of a private criminal would bring terrible retribution.
Louis D. Brandeis
And when they do spin out of control there are important ramifications that affect America, not just its direct national interest but its broader interests as a nation which has thought of itself as a beacon to other nations, of freedom, liberty, democracy, whatever.
May the Lord our God prepare us for every event, then comes Life or Death – it is no great matter.
I really do hate to sing.
My job in space will be to observe and write a journal. I am also going to be teaching a class for students on earth about life in space and on the space shuttle and conducting experiments.
Dear Lord, I’m so grateful I’m still loved.
Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life.
More countries have understood that women’s equality is a prerequisite for development.
I cite these events because I think they underline two very disturbing phenomena – the loss of U.S. international credibility, the growing U.S. international isolation.
We recorded the record on a Saturday afternoon March 30th and I heard the record for the first time on April 6th. I was driving to school, literally seven days later.
I loved Elijah Muhammad with a love that I can’t adequately describe.
Inherited wealth, that is not what America is based upon.
You know, we – if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation’s largest state.
Once the product’s task is known, design the interface first; then implement to the interface design.
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca