Top Quotes About Anything
There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty.
John Boyd Orr
As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice.
In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read.
S. I. Hayakawa
My Longhorns are registered and I am a member of the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association.
Television doesn’t want to admit it has those dreadful roach ads on anyway.
Although believers by nature, are far from God, and children of wrath, even as others, yet it is amazing to think how nigh they are brought to him again by the blood of Jesus Christ.
I wanted to play the part that Mary Kay played, the lawyer who wanted to have baby and felt her clock ticking, because it was something I could relate to.
I left Princeton, but I graduated Harvard, in 1952.
I don’t have an iPod.
Work and love; these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Evil requires the sanction of the victim.
When interest rates are high you want the average direction in which interest rates are moving to be downward; when interest rates are low you want the average direction to be upward.
Statistics show that many people watch our show from the bedroom. and people you ask into your bedroom have to be more interesting than those you ask into your living room. I kid you not!
It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.
W. C. Fields
I believe that there may be intelligent life on other planets.
A young man is so strong, so mad, so certain, and so lost. He has everything and he is able to use nothing.
I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received, and determined still to press the case into public notice as a token of gratitude.
And therefore we must seek dialogue in this networked world. We must ask which voice was actually attempting to make itself heard and saw no other possibility of gaining a hearing. To that extent, for a while this also represented a forced opening of a cosmopolitan view.
Finally, I found a program that’s put my troubles behind me.
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
The president of General Motors was in a foul humor.
No. Maceo played sax, didn’t he, well they used to sit in.
One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction is President Bush’s Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI).
We come to beginnings only at the end.
William Throsby Bridges
I think coughing up slugs was quite hard. Ron has a scene where he has to cough up these giant slugs.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Well, I’m half Australian, half English and I live in London. That is the only reason I came upon this story. My Australian mother, Meredith Hooper, was invited in late 2007 by some Australian friends to make up a token Australian audience in a tiny fringe theater play reading of an unproduced, unrehearsed play called ‘The King’s Speech.’
Howard Hughes himself was a regular at the restaurant, and in a way it became his headquarters, too. Howard had recently relocated to Las Vegas, so when he wanted to do business in Los Angeles, he went into the back of our restaurant to use the telephone.
I’m pretty selective. I generally edit the contact sheets and then do work prints. Because I have my own lab and printers, I can afford the luxury of going through the contact sheets for black-and-white, making up work prints, seeing them big, and honing them down.
I’m for economic independence.
Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own.
Work is good when people are responsible, and in low-budget movies a lot of the actors don’t want to be there. They’re there to build a resume.
I’d get into a room and disappear into the woodwork. Now the rooms are so crowded with reporters getting behind-the-scenes stories that nobody can get behind-the-scenes stories.
So seven new countries, three of them formerly part of the Soviet Union, and the others part of the Warsaw Pact, will become full members of NATO next year.
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
We’ve plotted through the years of how to get to here, where we are now, or we would have never made it.
I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land, and especially from that part of it for whom and with whom I desired only to live; yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence, though more bitter.
A woman can be very beautiful and an ideal model and she will photograph incredibly well, but she’ll appear in film and it won’t work. What works is some fusion of physical beauty with some mental field or whatever you call it. I don’t know.
We need your help. I need your help. We need money for research. It may not save my life. It may save my children’s life. It may save someone you love. And it’s very important.
Every company, every boardroom in which I sit, has a plan, and they have objectives, goals, and a process. And to make it work, the pressure and incentive have to come from the top.
Traditionally the show must go on which is a stupid thing to say, but that in a nutshell is what’s going on. We have a new record out; if we won’t tour, the new record dies. It’s reality – it’s what business is nowadays. You just need to tour to sell your albums.
Rushing the ball is all about ball control. If you run the ball, you control the clock. If you control the clock, you usually control the game.
They look so expectant, and then they look so depressed… that was the other great lesson that The Royal Hunt of the Sun taught me, it was the profundity that masked drama can achieve, that of course, the audience were not seeing masks moving at all.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
All these things they’ve been saying are a pack of lies.
The army teaches boys to think like men.
We should be dreaming. We grew up as kids having dreams, but now we’re too sophisticated as adults, as a nation. We stopped dreaming. We should always have dreams.
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
For each book, the time is also broken up.
The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds.