Top Quotes About Anything
There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life. But even those movies teach me things.
I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools.
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
I’m not that tough; I’m not that smart. I need life telling me who I am, showing me my mind constantly. I wouldn’t see it in a cave.
Every time you walk down the street people are screaming, ‘You’re fired!’
There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
Thinking that morality is all about commandments is a relatively new way of thinking, since the Reformation.
First of all, I only get 50 percent of it, because, I mean, the galleries get 50 and 60 percent. I mean, that’s normal. I understand that. I don’t quarrel with that.
If you wanted to torture me, you’d tie me down and force me to watch our first five videos.
Jon Bon Jovi
To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.
There are only two families in the world, my old grandmother used to say, the Haves and the Have-nots.
Miguel De Cervantes
All these boundaries – Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America – are set by men. But you don’t have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man – at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader?
The great thing about the Internet is that it allows people to find and consume music.
Because there is very little honor left in American life, there is a certain built-in tendency to destroy masculinity in American men.
Fashion goes round in circles.
Don’t fight a battle if you don’t gain anything by winning.
When it comes to the recording and writing, it’s still mostly Mickey and I. But now there’s this whole live entity that’s a whole different thing, and it seems to be where we’re gaining the most popularity.
When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign in solitude.
I don’t think the Republicans would appreciate the comparison, but they’re exactly like the Labor Party in England in the 1970s. They’re letting their extremists take them straight down. The same thing is going to happen – they had to disappear for a while and when they reinvented themselves they did it with moderates, they did it with Tony Blair.
I didn’t like children. I didn’t think of myself as a child. I didn’t like any of the things other children were interested in.
Let deeds match words.
Titus Maccius Plautus
In terms of the creative side of it, it’s really been a thing where you come up with the funny stuff is usually at a bar or out talking to people or whatever.
It is so much easier to tell intimate things in the dark.
It’s hard not to get a big head in the film industry, there are people on a set paid to cater to your every need, from the minute you arrive until you go home. It’s kind of strange, but not unpleasant.
Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito.
Jasmine apologized and said she was sorry and said she loved me, she couldn’t believe it and said she thought it would be her. All of them were really, really sorry that it happened to me.
The best way to listen to the album is to put it on, get some Moet, lay back with your boys, and kick it.
Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion.
James F. Cooper
I work hard and I will always work hard. But I feel very lucky with the way that it has all come together.
I wasn’t really living anywhere… I was just kinda hanging out. I would live from week to week in places.
I don’t think more concentration is required for Robert De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does.
The Law is but words and paper without the hands of swords of men.
I used to live a very social life and never spend much solitary time looking at birds or reading.
If I shall exist eternally, how shall I exist tomorrow?
That’s why you find a lot of entertainers are insecure, because it’s the perfect camouflage for insecurity.
I want to be famous everywhere.
That’s all there is; there isn’t any more.
They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time.
The object of self-love is expressed in the term self; and every appetite of sense, and every particular affection of the heart, are equally interested or disinterested, because the objects of them all are equally self or somewhat else.
How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God.
Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq – a war more than a year away.
I used to wear boxers and a tank top, but now I sleep in the nude. It’s kind of weird, because I used to have to wear something to bed, whether it was a tank top or whatever. And now if I have any clothes at all on, it’s really hard to get to sleep.
I never read Playboy before I started working there and stopped reading it the day I quit.
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
For when a child is born the mother also is born again.
In such diffused changes of culture two factors are necessary: contact and understanding.
When I’m dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.
Fame is everywhere; the 15 minutes are now the dominant themes of our times.
That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.