Top Quotes About Anything
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
Whatsoever is good; the same is also approved of God.
We cannot arrive at Shakespeare’s whole dramatic way of looking at the world from his tragedies alone, as we can arrive at Milton’s way of regarding things, or at Wordsworth’s or at Shelley’s, by examining almost any one of their important works.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
When Bob came through Cincinnati, he wanted a girl singer to be on his show. There was a local contest, and my sister and I entered, but Bob said, Gee, I wouldn’t break up the team.
If our women are willing to die with us, who is there to say no?
Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don’t have to take it home with you at night. It’s the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting.
Even the pyramids might one day disappear, but not the Palestinians longing for their homeland.
I’m just back in line with every other actor looking for a job right now and keeping my fingers crossed.
Behind every tree there’s a new monster.
Not all of those who cry “The poor, the poor!” will enter the kingdom of heaven.
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
I can only have dinner with my girlfriends once a month instead of once a week.
What do I have to say to the universe? A soul ought to have something to say to the universe if it’s going to be immortal.
Sheri S. Tepper
We really teach ourselves. If you want to learn, you will always find someone to learn from, be they dead or alive, great or unknown. You learn from everything you see and hear around you – if you are willing to pay attention.
The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist.
Vast is the field of Science. The more a man knows, the more he will find he has to know.
I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I can in whatever medium.
Our dear country, Iran, throughout history has been subject to threats.
A musician has to find a way to make his music mean something special – spiritually or however you can.
There was a military police brigade with over 3,400 soldiers getting ready to go home because their mission – prisoner-of-war operations – was finished.
He went, ever on the move, with the slow, shuffling step of wandering beggars who are nowhere at home.
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you, you will be neither successful nor happy.
We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.
My room for books and study or for sitting and thinking about nothing in particular to see what would happen was at the end of a hall.
There are many challenges, there are many obstacles; let us try to change the obstacles to advantages.
A number of people who have supported me on the border fence in the U.S. have observed the fences in Israel and their effectiveness.
To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that’s political, in its most profound way.
But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes.
I was lucky enough myself to have been in Dad’s Army for an episode.
Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography.
Business has to change the way it does business, or we will make no significant changes in the way we relate to the earth.
It is much easier to find fault with others, than to be faultless ourselves.
We used to go to Studio 54 – an amazing place.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
I mean, I don’t know anything else that I would try to do, but it’s a very frustrating thing to do, because you are trying to take what’s a fantasy in your head and make it live through the minds of 200 people.
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
William Ellery Channing
And me, myself personally, in order for there to be any kind of longevity there’s gotta be some history.
The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.
The citizen’s job is to be rude – to pierce the comfort of professional intercourse by boorish expressions of doubt.
John Ralston Saul
The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about themselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
Originality is, for me, the most important quality in a script.
Syria is a terrorist state by any definition and is so classified by the State Department. I happen to think Iran is too. Iraq, Iran, Syria, they’re all involved.
Sins, like chickens, come home to roost.
Charles W. Chesnutt
I keep attacking the villains, the know-nothings, the people who want to take our freedoms away.
Don’t believe your own publicity. You can’t; you’ll start thinking that you’re better than you are.
Order is a great person’s need and their true well being.
Henri Frederic Amiel
The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.