Top Quotes About Anything
The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that.
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
E. O. Wilson
God looked down on this country because this country was founded on the rock and that rock was our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. And when the storms came and the rains came, the rock, it did not move. But over the last 15 or 20 years, something began to erode.
I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.
In the one defence, briefly, we accept responsibility but deny that it was bad: in the other, we admit that it was bad but don’t accept full, or even any, responsibility.
J. L. Austin
In the fall of 1943 we brought home our second son, whom we named Alexander.
I have a very strict gun control policy: if there’s a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
The issue is privacy. Why is the decision by a woman to sleep with a man she has just met in a bar a private one, and the decision to sleep with the same man for $100 subject to criminal penalties?
Constant togetherness is fine – but only for Siamese twins.
Under the AHP approach, the average small business might be able to offer their employees one or two insurance plans, and that employee of the small business would have no idea whether their doctor was going to be a apart of one of those plans.
One does not become fully human painlessly.
This land, this water, this air, this planet – this is our legacy to our young.
Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
I just want to do what I do best, and that’s fight. I love it.
I use a retouching varnish which is made in France, Libert, and that’s all the varnish I use.
In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
It’s not rubbish to say that I was a bit peeved about not getting credit for a couple of songs, but that wasn’t the whole reason. I guess I just felt like I had enough. I decided to leave and start a group with Jack Bruce.
When I talk about the assets, that was at the beginning of the talks. I was president then. I’m not president now. When I said it, this would be a sign of goodwill to begin the talks.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
A good composer does not imitate; he steals.
We know: of course, with regard to the market and similar social structures, a great many facts which we cannot measure and on which indeed we have only some very imprecise and general information.
Friedrich August von Hayek
The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose.
Henry A. Kissinger
I don’t believe in God personally but I have great respect for those people who do and different people have different religious views in this country.
As the years go by, I’ve added a few pounds on, and I like it. I like it that I look a little softer.
Philanthropic colonization is a failure. National colonization will succeed.
For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening’s experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on record forever.
NATO believes it can pick on a small nation and force us to surrender our independence. And that is where NATO miscalculated. You are not willing to sacrifice lives to achieve our surrender. But we are willing to die to defend our rights as an independent sovereign nation.
From what the moderns want, we must learn what poetry should become; from what the ancients did, what poetry must be.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I didn’t so much choose the film as director Claire Denis chose me.
The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity.
Peace and not war is the father of all things.
Ludwig von Mises
The film, even when we were making it in that budget range, which was really a coup – we got it made because we pitched it to the studio head, Joe Roth.
If you are not making the progress that you would like to make and are capable of making, it is simply because your goals are not clearly defined.
Paul J. Meyer
Eliminating what is not wanted or needed is profitable in itself.
Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
I had admired Richard Burton for years and years before I had ever worked with him. He was a great, great actor. It was a joy to get to know him as a person.
The U.S. and Israel probably lead the way in terms of venture investment in technologies companies focused on the security paradigm. That is quite encouraging.
John W. Thompson
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
It’s hard for me to think of others because I’m not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century.
I was messing around with the harmonica… but I was 13 before I got a real good note out of it.
And the goal really is to make the audience laugh, to bring them some joy.
Without a common loyalty to either a state or a church they have nevertheless a vast deal in common.
Emily Greene Balch
Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.
Obviously talent gets you to a certain point, but it’s what you do with it, how you handle.
Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone, and has to join the global journey toward peace, reconciliation and international cooperation.
Be able to recognize when you’re reading or hearing material biased to your own side.
Marilyn vos Savant
You draw on your own childhood every time you tee it up as an actor.
It is a reality show… this show is never without drama.
The narration, in fact, doubles the drama with a commentary without which no mise en scene would be possible.
Knowledge is true opinion.
To me, horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he’s telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly, as he or she is telling it, there’s something that gives them away. They’re not telling me the truth.