Top Quotes About Anything
There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants – more than anything else – to become rich. As long as they don’t have the money, it’ll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they’ll understand how important other things are – and have always been.
The great thing about this thing we call art is that it has no rules.
Comedy is ridiculously hard. And if the rhythm is not right, if the music or the line is not right, it’s not funny.
I think there are steps that can be taken that haven’t been required or energy to make that fight more secure and we are going to continue to push the federal government to do that.
We need not worry so much about what man descends from – it’s what he descends to that shames the human race.
Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today.
I have the best roommates in the world! It creates a fun sense of family… and that’s really important to me. Things can get so lonely without it.
Users do not care about what is inside the box, as long as the box does what they need done.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
I’ve just opened a show in Florida, although I also have many pieces on display around the world.
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.
The music that I play and that I like is traditional music, maybe it’s because of my age.
These managers all know their onions and cut their cloth accordingly.
I’m the only instrument that’s got the words, so I’ve got to be able to get that across.
My mother and stepfather were married 43 years, so I have watched a long marriage. I feel like I had a very good role model for that. And, you know, it’s just a number.
Jamie Lee Curtis
Even a secret agent can’t lie to a Jewish mother.
Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending downwards.
It isn’t what they say about you, it’s what they whisper.
When people don’t believe in you, you have to believe in yourself.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.
While I’m trying to be different, I’m trying to be very conservative at this point in my career.
Only lately, like within the last few years, have I had people actually do an impression of me to me, which weirds me out to think of what they have picked up on, without ever realizing it myself.
The problem with experiments has always been that human beings make the decisions on whether or not the animals have benefitted from the treatment.
I’m a daydreamer.
Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return.
Separate we come, and separate we go, And this be it known, is all that we know.
We have to deal with the world as we find it. The world of what it takes to get this done.
Bring the army of the faithful through.
Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.
Michel de Montaigne
All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
William Henry Harrison
The fact is that daytime television is less valued than nighttime, and it’s partly because of the product that we produce. We do a one-hour show in 12 hours. Nighttime produces a one-hour show in seven to nine days.
Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
But what was interesting about what the Who did is that we took things which were happening in the pop genre and represent them to people so that they see them in a new way. I think the best example is Andy Warhol’s work, the image of Marilyn Monroe or the Campbell’s soup can.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
You are probably right when you say that I could get a role in any producer’s film if I just asked.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
It is true that they paid much more attention to the trade unions because the trade unions were after all speaking for the rights and conditions of working men and women in their employment.
There is something akin to freedom in having a lover who has no control over you, except that which he gains by kindness and attachment.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
If I got paid, it was no more than five dollars a column, and I still think I was overpaid.
My brain is open.
This would be a distortion of their meaning, since the pictures are intimate and intense, and are the opposite of what is decorative; and have been painted in a scale of normal living rather than an institutional scale.
Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace.
When a system is stable, telling the worker about mistakes is only tampering.
W. Edwards Deming
If the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction that inflicts large casualties, the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor of a military form of government.
I look back at old photographs and videotapes, and I go, Who was I trying to be? Who was I doing this for?
Alchemy is the art of far and near, and I think poetry is alchemy in that way. It’s delightful to distort size, to see something that’s tiny as though it were vast.
We can go on talking about racism and who treated whom badly, but what are you going to do about it? Are you going to wallow in that or are you going to create your own agenda?
Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.
While some of us may know than others about certain things, it is the thinnest slice of all that is, or could be known. In that sense, we are all profoundly ignorant.