Top Quotes About Anything
The tax relief that this Congress has given now in terms of four tax cuts has overwhelmingly gone to the people at the very top of the income scale in America.
I hope to see the bringing together of all the best educated people of the earth into a worldwide Congress of Scientists.
Marquis de Condorcet
At one level you’re condemned to the voice you have. But within those confines, you have a certain amount of freedom to range among your possible voices.
I believe that the issue of mental health services for our troops deploying or returning from combat is one that demands the attention of this body, if only for a few minutes today.
There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom.
Michel de Montaigne
There were a couple of years when I wanted to be a football player, but I really always wanted to be a singer.
We should be proud of liberating the 26 million people in Iraq and should remember that this is why it is important to stick it out to it’s successful conclusion.
Fancy your having no sunshine in London yesterday! Here it was glorious, like full summer, and I sat up with the window wide open, listening to the discourse of two amorous thrushes.
We do not have a budget support. We are now fully independent in terms of requirements, but we still have a need for development assistance separate from the budget. So all the economic aid we receive is for development assistance.
Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
We need to be adopted by God through Jesus – that was what happened to me, and that’s what changed my life so that now, I can see that my career can be part of a calling.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
There’s a lot of down time on the road. That part of it I really don’t enjoy. There’s nothing to do.
If your voices are not heard, you can be sure that many others will be – in particular those who are paid to present a point of view, and often do it most effectively.
Well, in Bradford I could say I was brought up in Bradford and Hollywood.
The biggest challenge in New Orleans has been to find workers who can climb a ladder after lunch.
Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.
It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found.
Hatred is the air I breathe. It permeates every cell in my body.
If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.
The heart is the best reflective thinker.
Music was important. Football was the easy part.
You’re always close and you never get that big romantic lead.
The body, what is it, Father, but a sign To love the force that grows us, to give back What in Thy palm is senselessness and mud?
We both came from families in which parents got married, had children and the whole thing. So we were not the kind of people to live together permanently.
Divorce is a by-product of the fact that maybe the nuclear unit is gone.
I like the variety. But basically my choice of films is a small intimate film. Quiet film, no action, just people in relationships. That’s what I like the most.
Not that being so mature is a bad thing, but there are times to be mature and there are times to be loose.
Paul Riser tells it in an interesting way; he dissects it and tells the structure, you know, ‘you don’t mention that part here.’ But that’s what’s interesting about it and the people who are absent are interesting too.
In order to understand what they need to understand, in order to write what they write, they have to be free. And yet, they aren’t ever free. They are not free because they are not free of the constrictions their art puts on them.
Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
The work is getting the work.
There’s a lot more to see when you’re playing and because of the advances in technology it makes room for all kinds of new characters.
In responding to a terrorist attack, there are only two choices – take the fight to the enemy or wait until they hit you again. In my estimation, America chose the first.
I think that one’s art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
My whole life, I’ve been telling jokes.
Someone gave me a New Testament. I had never before read it systematically. Some parts made sense, some parts shocked me.
We have no hope of solving our problems without harnessing the diversity, the energy, and the creativity of all our people.
I don’t know how people live without coffee, I really don’t.
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.
J. K. Rowling
Love is friendship set on fire.
I’d hate to be a songwriter starting a career today.
The intellectual is a middle-class product; if he is not born into the class he must soon insert himself into it, in order to exist. He is the fine nervous flower of the bourgeoisie.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.
It’s better to burn brightly for half as long than to be a dim lingering light.
The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand.
It’s an immensely competitive business, and I can tell you the older you get, the parts are fewer, and the people who are proven performers are greater.
It doesn’t matter who gets what. It’s just a matter of doing what it takes to win.