Top Quotes About Anything
There are two things people want more than sex and money… recognition and praise.
Mary Kay Ash
Well, isn’t Bohemia a place where everyone is as good as everyone else – and must not a waiter be a little less than a waiter to be a good Bohemian?
Where would Jesus be if no one had written the gospels?
At Wal-Mart, if you couldn’t explain an idea or a concept in simple terms on one page of paper Sam Walton considered the new idea too complicated to implement.
When we finally came to start work on this, the joy was it was only Joel and I, we didn’t have to answer to anybody, and we didn’t have to submit a screen play or anything like that. We just wrote it and then made it.
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
Martin Farquhar Tupper
Government’s first duty and highest obligation is public safety.
Me, myself, I was a part of gang bangin’, you know what I’m sayin’?
However, if I can expand this to Top Cow or Avatar I’m helping the sales, however small, on my Marvel books because I’m almost certain to pick up some new readers.
I see my friends, my family, my cousins work all day long for very little money, and if I have this problem of not being able to wall on the streets, it’s not a big deal.
There’s such good writing now on television and I don’t see a lot of great writing on films sadly.
I know I lost my temper, but I tried to be human along the way.
I am what I am and I’m a horrible liar. I can’t do it. I’m just very candid.
A bare assertion is not necessarily the naked truth.
George Dennison Prentice
No agent wants to see a book until he or she has decided whether to pursue the relationship.
For me, life is writing and I can do it anywhere. It doesn’t matter where I am. I listen. I write. I live.
Maynard James Keenan
The 70’s hair with the long on the sides, just doesn’t look good coming down the sides of the helmet.
I’m a perfectionist.
It may not be proper for me, perhaps, to let my feelings carry me further am therefore resigned to stop here, if sir, you think my particular reasons following too free, or will give offense to the House, which I would be sorry to be thought capable of intending.
Unified party control of the organs of government has proved no panacea.
David E. Price
With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically.
I was very careful never to take an interesting job. If you have an interesting job, you get interested in it.
The power of the computer is starting to spread.
My mother’s sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost.
The biggest game I ever played in was probably Don Larsen’s perfect game.
You have to wait six months to purchase a fuel efficient automobile made from overseas.
The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone.
The question of the family now divides our society so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree on a definition of the institution they are arguing about.
You had to know how to fight or you had to know how to avoid a fight. I didn’t enjoy fighting, so I learned how to avoid them.
He went, ever on the move, with the slow, shuffling step of wandering beggars who are nowhere at home.
In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.
J. Paul Getty
Is the minor convenience of allowing the present generation the luxury of doubling its energy consumption every 10 years worth the major hazard of exposing the next 20,000 generations to this lethal waste?
David R. Brower
When they brought Roth back into the picture, obviously I didn’t go along with that too well.
It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Theater actors like to change character roles. They don’t like to always do the same thing.
Christians must be Jews. The truth of what we believe depends on the truth of Judaism, depends on the first covenant.
There has never been an unexpectedly short debugging period in the history of computers.
I usually create sounds and have different generators running over it. You know you can open a word-file as a picture or the other way round. I do the same with sounds.
Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.
I won the lottery. I don’t care what it costs.
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
James Russell Lowell
We’re all in this alone.
As a professional athlete, I believe that I need to explore my opportunities to the maximum, in order to excel and continue to play the best football I can.
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
We are very serious about imposing weapons restrictions on the PFLP and other Palestinian groups operating from their camps in Lebanon.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Charles de Montesquieu
Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.
James A. Michener
We have seen that in this country in the last few years, particularly on Wall Street, with the rise of the old human frailty of greed. This occurs when people begin to serve only their own needs to the detriment of everyone else.
Lee R. Raymond
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
I think it’s a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one’s self.