Top Quotes About Anything
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them… Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
Michel de Montaigne
A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.
You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.
I don’t want a pickle, just want to ride on my motorsickle.
I do a lot of vocal hygiene.
I don’t look on poetry as closed works. I feel they’re going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader.
The only solutions that are ever worth anything are the solutions that people find themselves.
Minds are like flowers. If you let it sit there without soaking anything up, it will dry up.
I must have been heavily schizophrenic all my life. The me who hears what the other me can’t play is the dominant one.
Wild animals are just as confused as people are now. You’ve got toxins in the water, oil, sewage, all sorts of things.
But if, if you take a look at what would have happened, I mean, do we need to see soup lines down the street to figure out what would have happened? We avoided – and all economists will tell you that millions of jobs were saved because of the Recovery Act, and we avoided a second Great Depression. That, that is a reality.
LIfe has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go.
When I go on stage man I just want people to have fun, I don’t want people to think about their problems, I want people to get energy and nutrition and food from that so they can go back into the real world and work on their problems.
Perhaps the prevalence of pedantry may be largely accounted for by the common error of thinking that, because useful knowledge should be remembered, any kind of knowledge that is at all worth learning should be remembered too.
Albert J. Nock
I never really thought we’d fitted into the cross-over drawer. But I think the real Sugar Ray fans did like us because we always had variety and because we experimented a lot.
I’m a big fan of dreams. Unfortunately, dreams are our first casualty in life – people seem to give them up, quicker than anything, for a ‘reality.’
Canadians want to see real hope restored, not false hopes raised.
So I, I knew something in a business sense about semiconductors and I appreciated their possibilities.
Most families need both parents to work. Moms need to be able to work and earn fair pay and have the flexibility in their jobs to also be primary caretakers.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
You have to have enough respect for other human beings to leave their lives alone. If you admire that life, build it for yourself. Don’t just try to come in and take somebody else’s life.
The wisest of the wise may err.
I’m singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I’m happy again.
On that show, I did country and some rock, too, whatever record I had out at the time, I’d sing that.
If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character.
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Been in this game one-hundred years, but I see new ways to lose ’em I never knew existed before.
My god! It’s a hamster with explosives taped around it’s waist!
The biggest deal for me was that all 24 winners are placed on the Billboard CD of the Year, which went out to 500 of the biggest Music Reps in the business, from radio and press to management and booking.
A fat stomach sticks out too far. It prevents you from looking down and seeing what is going on around you.
Norman Reilly Raine
For some reason writing and drawing are very separate processes for me.
When you fall head over heels for someone, you’re not falling in love with who they are as a person; you’re falling in love with your idea of love.
I never saw the play, although I heard it was good.
Joseph Force Crater
I’m really a pacifist.
It was like two different photographers, and shot in three different locations and it was really fun to do. There were 12 beautiful girls in it. It was great.
I have taught history on the high school and college levels, and am or have been a lecturer at the Smithsonian, The National Institutes of Health, and numerous colleges and universities, mostly on science fiction and technology subjects.
Jack L. Chalker
Where annual elections end where slavery begins.
John Quincy Adams
Everybody says, ‘You impress me as a guy who never wanted to be a movie star.’ I say, ‘Everybody in the world wants to be a movie star.’
But first I want to get my master’s degree at Columbia’s School of International Public Affairs.
I have written some songs, but I would really call what I’ve done poetry at the end of the day, because I’ll sit with my guitar for hours and hours on end for, like, a week and then I won’t touch it for a month. I also just have no confidence. And you know what? I don’t have time, because I’d rather be doing other things, like knitting.
Pear Drops were exciting because they had a dangerous taste. All of us were warned against eating them, and the result was that we ate them more than ever.
In the studio, if they need to come down to the floor, things are a bit pushy, although it is easier for them to say things directly rather than through about five people.
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
I gained 60 pounds, and I’m proud of it. Why do I need to watch my weight when I’m pregnant? I could eat whatever the hell I want to eat.
I kind of lost interest in the classical dance. I was very much interested in the modern choreography.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Behold, I am become a reproach to thy holy name, by serving any ambition and the sins of others; which though I did by the persuasion of other men, yet my own conscience did cheek and upbraid me in it.