Top Quotes About Anything
The Supreme Court of the United States… has validated the Nazi method of execution in… concentration camps, starving them to death.
It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land.
There is nothing Federal about local volunteer fire departments.
Golf is a better game played downhill.
The weakest link in a chain is the strongest because it can break it.
Well I’ve got lots more great TV projects in the pipeline.
I don’t know if we’d have been as dominant as we were last season. The new things, the new ideas the manager brought in everyone took them on board so well. He is special.
We are worried about the size of the deficit, which is why the president is pleased that the House and Senate have followed his lead in cutting the deficit in half over the next five years.
Being on the cover of a magazine with my son is the best thing ever. It took me 18 years to get my first cover, he gets one at 8 months.
The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food… The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population.
One can never pay in gratitude: one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.
Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.
William Ralph Inge
I thought that subtitles are boring because they’re there generally to serve us with information to make you understand what people are saying in a different language.
The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.
The lack of substantial resources and staffing along the Northern U.S. border poses a real security threat.
Love is not consolation. It is light.
I have never given up on men easily.
Bambi can’t act. Bambi had major attitude.
I know I can act. There aren’t too many other jobs I know how to do.
Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London. 1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children. No formal training.
Inasmuch as society cannot go on without discipline of some kind, men were constrained, in the absence of any other form of discipline, to turn to discipline of the military type.
From this, without doubt, sprang the fable. Man created it thus, because it was not given him to see more than himself and nature, which surrounds him; but he created it true with a truth all its own.
Alfred de Vigny
And in movies you must be a gambler. To produce films is to gamble.
When I went back to England after a year away, the country seemed stuck, dozing in a fairy tale, stifled by the weight of tradition.
Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.
You can’t be idealistic in this world and not be crazy.
As long as you smile, have sparkly eyes and stick your shoulders back, nobody’s going to notice your bum or your waist or your feet, for that matter.
Love is a piano dropped from a fourth story window, and you were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
In the office, the mail that came in was always 10 to 1 for me.
There are many true statements about complex topics that are too long to fit on a PowerPoint slide.
What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.
If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
It was tough trying to figure out how to put on all the women’s clothes.
This sounds an extraordinary statement to make, but in fact all truth is very ordinary.
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
When a documentary filmmaker, working in the style that I do, suggests that there has been a shooting ratio of 40 hours to every one hour of finished film, that doesn’t mean that the other 39 are bad.
What I have to say is far more important than how long my eyelashes are.
The voice collects and translates your bad physical health, your emotional worries, your personal troubles.
The act of willing this or that, of choosing among various courses of conduct, is central in the realm of ethics.
Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work.
Whoever best serves the song is going to be served by the song.
I was brought up Catholic, and my family is still very religious.
I felt the most intense pleasure in piercing the stone in order to make an abstract form and space; quite a different sensation from that of doing it for the purpose of realism.
I was in the gym five days a week, two hours a day. At one point, I was going seven days straight. I had put on a lot of weight, and then I started losing it drastically, so I was worried. It turned out I was overworking myself. My trainer told me that I couldn’t break a sweat, because I was burning more calories than I was putting on.
I see little alteration at Lyons since I formerly passed through it. Its manufactories are, nevertheless, flourishing, though less improvement than could be expected is visible in the external aspect of the place.
But I’m an adventurer. I like invention, I like discovery.
In television you go in with this operating system that it is a crapshoot.
David Ogden Stiers
When President Jiang Zemin visited India in 1996, the two sides decided that they would jointly build a constructive partnership of cooperation oriented towards the 21st century.
Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate.
Fashion is treated too much as news rather than what it is, what it does and how it performs.