Top Quotes About Anything
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
We were perceived as a post-grunge band.
Take air quality in the United States today: It’s about 30 percent better than it was 25 years ago, even though there are now more people driving more cars.
When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.
Daphne du Maurier
The coast of British Columbia was one of the three chief centers of aboriginal America.
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes… we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions – especially selfish ones.
I will not let anyone tell me we must spend more money. This crisis did not come about because we issued too little money but because we created economic growth with too much money and it was not sustainable growth.
After some minor pieces of theoretical study that I worked on, a student in my statistical mechanics class brought to my attention a problem in polyelectrolytes.
Rudolph A. Marcus
My favorite is still the one that I started off with, which is a Les Paul Standard. I’ve played that at every gig I’ve ever had. And that’s my starting point in the studio.
Have common sense and stick to the point.
W. Somerset Maugham
For a while, people couldn’t understand why I’d find them so fascinating, but I’d rather go to a trial than to a Broadway play. Now that we have Court TV, they see what I mean.
Each book has been different and has been challenging in its own way to write.
Jean M. Auel
Many a time a man cannot be such as he would be, if circumstances do not admit of it.
Learn to see in another’s calamity the ills which you should avoid.
A cloud hangs over baseball. It’s a cloud called drugs and it’s permeated our game.
My dear Miss Glory, Robots are not people. They are mechanically more perfect than we are, they have an astounding intellectual capacity, but they have no soul.
California lacks a lot of the rules and restrictions the East has. Every house is a different style, different material, different color. There’s a lot of craziness out there.
If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that’s got to be good, hasn’t it?
The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.
Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.
I justified it in so many ways. I had a very, very long and difficult struggle with my sexuality.
Portia de Rossi
My first love was the sound of guitar.
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution.
I learned in the early part of my career that labor must bear the cross for others’ sins, must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do.
If you make a fool of yourself, you can do it with dignity, without taking your pants down. And if you do take your pants down, you can still do it with dignity.
In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
Henry Van Dyke
I should add that it is open to debate whether what we call the writing of history these days is truly scientific.
If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue, the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views.
How it came to pass that man, originally taught, as we doubt not he was, to know and to worship the true Jehovah, is found, at so early a period of his history, a worshiper of baser objects, it is foreign to our present purpose to inquire.
Vulgar and common persons, as they carry nothing out of this world, so they leave nothing in it: they receive no eminency in their birth, they acquire none in their life, they have none when they die, they leave none at their death.
A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well.
Daniel J. Boorstin
Only she who attempts the absurd can achieve the impossible.
Sex and drugs and rock and roll.
I think the writing on the wall is definitely there this year that this is probably our last year.
Don’t try to talk anyone out of concentrating his hatred on Ayn Rand or any other dead person. It can’t harm the dead. Diverted to a living person, it might actually do harm.
For it is, and must remain, the case that we must obey God rather than man.
To me marriage is for five or ten years.
A lot of times, when a band finds success with a certain style or sound, they have a really hard time breaking away from that to grow as artists.
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
I’ve known Al Gore since he was born. He has been the best little boy, he was a boring child, and he has never done anything wrong.
Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world.
A great number of the women are victims to falling of the womb and weakness in the spine; but these are necessary results of their laborious existence, and do not belong either to climate or constitution.
Writing is about culture and should be about everything. That’s what makes it what it is.
For me, playing is about playing with other people.
The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.
Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature.
My mother had to explain that one couldn’t compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed.
When I have to choose between voting for the people or the special interests, I always stick with the special interests. They remember. The people forget.
Henry F. Ashurst
Money without brains is always dangerous.