Top Quotes About Anything
The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.
I’ve been really fortunate to be able to do different kinds of films in different scales, different genres, different kinds of roles, and that is important to me.
The studio rented a house for my wife in Los Angeles under a phony name to keep reporters away. Whenever I wanted to visit her and my children, I would have to sneak in the back door after dark.
Max von Sydow
My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn’t have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.
My first plan of escape having failed, I now determined upon another.
Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent.
I know this is kind of corny, but we thought about renewing our vows again because I think my mom would really love it if we did that in Arkansas, where I came from.
Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
B. C. Forbes
I think the person who takes a job in order to live – that is to say, for the money – has turned himself into a slave.
Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said.
Peter Lewis Allen
When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that’s where they stay.
I think Van Sant is the most important American director we have. He takes the most risks. He’s just pure to me.
For the word is dialectical in itself and at the same time is integrated into the whole of existence. By this I mean that the word is intended to be lived.
The larger point is this: We’ve invested over half a billion dollars in New York since this department was stood up. We’ve given New York more money, by more than double, than any other city in the country.
There is a long-standing tradition in the mainstream press of middle-of-the-road journalism that is objective and fair. I would hate to see that fall victim to a panic about the Fox effect.
In fact, the bandits steal the drinks and assistance provided along the course. Worse, they cross the finish line and mess up the scoring of legitimate runners.
I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed… When I was a kid I pitched, played first, outfield and shortstop as well. Now it’s mainly softball with some friends.
There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization. So it is with all joy: life’s highest, most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death.
My wife being a trainer helps, because when I’m at home, everything we keep at the house is pretty healthy.
As the bill requires, any terror alert system must give people and organizations some indication about what steps they must take to improve their own security and assist in the Nation’s security.
Patrick J. Kennedy
The first treasure California began to surrender after the Gold Rush as the oldest: her land.
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
As an actress, I have to be objective about myself. If I don’t criticize myself, there are plenty who will do a find job of it for me!
I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.
We were too young to know better, and none of us were very aggressive people. It would have helped a lot if just one of us had been aggressive enough to say no.
The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.
Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One miracle is just as easy to believe as another.
William Jennings Bryan
Everybody expects that their vote’s going to count.
Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Parents of young children should realize that few people, and maybe no one, will find their children as enchanting as they do.
America may be unique in being a country which has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization.
Here at the house, I’ve been decorating it and getting it organized. My best friend moved in in October so I’ve been getting her settled. She’s my personal assistant now.
Again, the American people expect us to do what they are doing. It’s tightening the belt, it’s learning how to do more with less. That’s a reality today, and we’ve got to do that in order to get the private sector growing.
There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring.
It’s a tribal state, and it always will be. Whether we like it or not, whenever we withdraw from Afghanistan, whether it’s now or years from now, we’ll have an incendiary situation. Should we stay and play traffic cop? I don’t think that serves our strategic interests.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Life does not accommodate you, it shatters you. It is meant to, and it couldn’t do it better. Every seed destroys its container or else there would be no fruition.
Whatever has happened in my quest for innovation has been part of my quest for immaculate reality.
When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don’t even notice.
I like the way that different people recognise me for the roles I done.
Casper Van Dien
I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.
I love working with a lot of different films and a lot of different people.
I told them how excited I would be to go into space and how thrilled I was when Alan Shepard made his historic flight, and when John Kennedy announced on the news that the men had landed safely on the moon, and how jealous I was of those men.
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
There are opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, the insurance industry, so yes back home we are talking about investment opportunities in Morocco for various sectors of our economy and we will continue to do that.
Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.
There’s a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award, and a lot of great movies that haven’t. You just do the best you can.
For my own personal growth I had to set out on my own.
The doer alone learneth.
For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end.
Hubert H. Humphrey