Top Quotes About Anything
There is an immense, painful longing for a broader, more flexible, fuller, more coherent, more comprehensive account of what we human beings are, who we are and what this life is for.
What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek.
Guillermo del Toro
It’s different when you’re an actor and playing a part, but when it’s just you, you feel immensely vulnerable have strangers prodding and prying.
Helena Bonham Carter
Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.
What I am proposing this year are not lofty concepts far removed form the daily struggle so of ordinary Georgians. They are proposals that directly effect the lives of the people we serve.
I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
William Henry Harrison
Every man who says frankly and fully what he thinks is doing a public service.
Driving a motorcycle is like flying. All your senses are alive. When I ride through Beverly Hills in the early morning, and all the sprinklers have turned off, the scents that wash over me are just heavenly. Being House is like flying, too. You’re free of the gravity of what people think.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth.
For years after I resigned, I was still faithful to their way of thinking. But not in the American Communists.
First thoughts are not always the best.
The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.
Thomas J. Peters
When a society abandons its ideals just because most people can’t live up to them, behavior gets very ugly indeed.
I came along at a time when the industry was eating its young.
I know all about you. You’re the people waiting on the shoreline with the warm towels and the hot chocolate after the woman swims the English Channel.
Whenever we’re afraid, it’s because we don’t know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Obviously Mad TV, SNL are one kind of show, whereas The State belongs to the kind of show that is entirely conceived written and performed by a set group that existed before the TV show.
You win as a team, you lose as a team, you also do so many things together.
It is a principle of our nature that feelings once excited turn readily from the object by which they are excited to some other object which may for the time being take possession of the mind.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Making movies is all about instinct.
Dino De Laurentiis
You cannot make a socialist revolution without really trying.
Our girls have learned that sweat is sexy, brawn is beautiful and a little dirt never hurt anyone.
Sanctification is the real change in man from the sordidness of sin to the purity of God’s image.
The Jews don’t like Farrakhan, so they call me Hitler. Well, that’s a good name. Hitler was a very great man.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
My mother had a very difficult childhood, having seen her own mother kill herself. So she didn’t always know how to be the nurturing mother that we all expect we should have.
I didn’t spend much time in America, which probably was a mistake. To someone else, having a number one in America would be enough to get them touring.
Like any other composer of opera, I choose a subject not for polemical reasons, but because it contains vivid characters in highly charged dramatic situations.
It’s a dead give away of an inexperienced writer if every character speaks with the same voice.
Now that I can edit the whole thing on AVID and edit the whole thing on tape, maybe I will do the next digitally, because maybe the quality will become less obvious between tape and film.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
I grew up with a lot of guys, some of them are dead, some of them are this and some of them that, and some of them very, very powerful, bright young men, who became this instead of that simply because of a lack of guidance – that’s all.
Well, fluffy shirts are, by definition, very comfortable.
The challenge we have in the war on terrorism is looking around for those pieces that matter and trying to fit them together.
It’s a weird sensation to be mad and learning at the same time.
I’m getting ready to write a piece now, and it’s been six months thinking about it, changing the instrumentation, changing the name, doing more reading.
If there wasn’t no fight, there wasn’t no weekend.
O. J. Simpson
Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a “map” for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project.
In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse, exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society, and I firmly believe that our nation’s laws and resources need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes.
Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that our growing economy needs without increasing emissions. This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy.
Everything is a subject. Every subject has a rhythm. To feel it is the raison detre. The photograph is a fixed moment of such a raison detre, which lives on in itself.
The demands of the present must stand above the political habits of the past.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast; but there are also colors contrary to each other, that is, which produce an ill effect because they shock the eye when brought very near it.
Two, I actually learned a lot of things that served me very well when it came to repeating performances on stage, because it is a craft and you do need a technique for it.
There is an enormous difference between Russia and Western Europe.
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, “Why god? Why me?” and the thundering voice of God answered, “There’s just something about you that pisses me off.”
I would not say I chose to write long poems on a conscious level. The long poem has been a relative constant.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca