Top Quotes About Anything
The whole world is run on bluff.
There’s a guy at the record company who’s 30, and he says, I would not listen to these songs except in this context. Somehow the recording process, the arrangements, make it more accessible.
You don’t want to dwell on your enemies, you know. I basically feel so superior to my critics for the simple reason that they haven’t done what I do. Most book reviewers haven’t written 11 novels. Many of them haven’t written one.
It wouldn’t sit easily on one’s conscience that you had been warned and there could be danger, but nevertheless you went ahead and said let’s dispense these drugs.
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
P. D. James
Composition has almost always been solitary.
Most TV shows don’t reward you for paying attention.
We are part of a country that outshines those that have gone before us and most of those in existence today.
If you want to solve very complex problems, you will have to end up letting machines work out a lot of the details for themselves, and in ways that we don’t understand what they are doing.
If the business community and political elite want to go to war they find it easy to mobilize domestic consent.
Edward S. Herman
It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling theme.
There’s nothing particularly physical that I find attractive in a man. It’s men with a passion for something that I find attractive.
Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness.
If you guys are going to be throwing beer bottles at us, at least make sure they’re full.
German readers are much like Brits or Americans: They read for the thrill of it, the occasional shudder down the spine, knowing it’s not real – but looking over their shoulders anyway, just in case.
Serenity is knowing that your worst shot is still pretty good.
Some really good things kind of swing both ways and I like to see people that can swing really, really, really sad and horrible and terrible and really, really, really beautiful and funny.
Brooklyn was the most wonderful city a man could play in, and the fans there were the most loyal there were.
Pee Wee Reese
I have known the fruits of strikes. The bitter and the sweet. Hunger and music.
There’s no term to the work of a scientist.
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.
One cannot escape the harsh fact that as a ministerial profession, the priesthood has very serious problems. They are not new. They did not develop yesterday or last year.
Music is the best way for me to say I love you.
I love the feeling that you get when you can really laugh with a man and be natural and not always think that there’s a sexual element going on. For me, flirting with a man means making fun of myself and trying to open myself and be very unpretentious.
It’s up to history to judge.
I feel very confident that that information should be sufficient for the members of the Senate to make an informed decision about John Roberts’ qualifications.
Close don’t count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades.
I honestly believe that the next big leap in immersive technology will be very much like Brainstorm.
I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn’t want to give creative control to overseas ’cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you’re sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn’t matter who comes up with the ideas, it’s a collaboration.
You heard on all sides that the brightest Jewish children were turned down if the examining officers did not like the turn of their noses.
We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race, color or creed and we believe in showing this love by working for better conditions immediately and the ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production.
You never know what movie I will be in next, but let’s just hope it’s sells (for my sake at least)!
To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.
Anna Louise Strong
I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes. I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator.
Mary Harris Jones
Project Xanadu is essentially my trademark. It was originally, and has returned to my arms as that.
Talent is a faculty that is highly developed, but genius commands all the faculties.
Francis Herbert Hedge
I was told by the general manager that a white player had received a higher raise than me. Because white people required more money to live than black people. That is why I wasn’t going to get a raise.
Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest, in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies, you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies.
Things are the way they are because they were the way they were.
Yes, the future certainly looks brighter now. I’m very happy with my group.
He who hugs too much, hugs badly!
We must now make clear to Lebanon that it will not benefit from U.S. assistance and support as long as it harbors this brutal terrorist and murder.
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
Franklin P. Adams
Georgia is not just a European country, but one of the most ancient European countries.
I will fight hard to keep my seat in this place, but that will depend on the people who sent me here.
Housework, if you do it right, will kill you.
What I miss when I’m away is the pride in baseball. Especially the pride of being on a team that wins.
The fool is like those people who think themselves rich with little.
Luc de Clapier
In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books.