Top Quotes About Anything
There is nothing I love as much as a good fight.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Last night the United States dropped four 2,000 pound bombs on Saddam Hussein. I don’t know anything about explosives, but, my God, do those things even need to explode?
Do you realize that I have had five albums in the Top 30. Elvis and The Beatles have never done that. I had five singles in the Top 5, I mean, no one’s ever done that.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
I used to object to being called an Indian writer, and would always say I was a writer who happened to be an Indian, and who happened to write about Indians.
Kate is going to come back, she is going to be super-strong again. Everybody is going to want her again because she is that kind of person. She is very professional and beautiful and she is going to be around forever.
Do I catch flak because I’m so much smarter than everyone else? I don’t know.
The public be damned.
William Henry Vanderbilt
What does music mean to me? I don’t think I would really be much without it, without it coming through me. It’s my means of communication, my means of growth, my means of transportation from one point in my life to another.
I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won’t do anything that has to do with child abuse or women’s abuse.
Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.
I’m hardly disinterested totally in my appearance.
The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax, are fascinating: how important connotation is, what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition.
So, in a way I was hedging and saying that if the Olympic stuff doesn’t work out at least I can be a lawyer.
I would definitely stay in the business, be behind the camera maybe.
But to the fighting soldier that phase of the war is behind. It was left behind after his first battle. His blood is up. He is fighting for his life, and killing now for him is as much a profession as writing is for me.
Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing.
Even though I’m a leftist. I think the left eats its own.
I contend that, in spite of all that might be said about Watergate, Richard Nixon was good for the poor people of America.
I’m always honored, but I think for every 100 of those that come along, one of them is actually going to happen. And, the fact that this was an offer on a major film that had a start date, was pretty impressive.
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Well I’ve written four beauty books as well.
Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of their lives before they break through the actual and conventional lies which surround them.
For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art.
America is the land of the second chance – and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life.
George W. Bush
All I know is that I operate by going out to each of them and trying to learn the territory in which they operate. My language to each of them has to suit their brain.
There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song.
When Congress passed the Help America Vote Act in 2002, I was thrilled to learn that the federal government would offer resources to all states to assist them in enhancing the voting process in America.
People are wrong when they say opera is not what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That is what’s wrong with it.
I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.
No power on earth is greater than a mind and soul reawakened. Our Constitution begins ‘we the people’, not ‘us the government’.
No one with a body full of aliments can have a luminous soul and other intellectual faculties. It is necessary to care for the body if we wish the spirit to function normally.
Inspiration doesn’t really work like that – you’re not looking out for it. Inspiration is something that tends to capture you rather than you capture it.
The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life’s major mysteries.
Numerals are images of amounts. But the amounts they represent are real.
Roy H. Williams
I think it would be great if there were no age limit.
In my college years, I worked as a union labor organizer. I was just one of the many workers trying to do my part to help the community.
Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats.
In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws.
Emile M. Cioran
I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required.
Rutherford B. Hayes
Just let me go, we have to be able to criticize what we love, to say what we have to say ’cause if you’re not trying to make something better, then as far as I can tell, you are just in the way.
I’ve been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America.
Richard Dean Anderson
I wanted something very dense, something that would sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft, sweet, for more of a mellow sound.
I’ve seen a lot of pairs of guys that have been hanging out together way too long-until they’re laughing all the time.
Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist.
How little those who are schoolgirls of today can realize what it was to be a schoolgirl in the fifties or the early sixties of the last century!
Mary A. Ward
Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscribed In one self place, for where we are is hell, And where hell is there must we ever be.
I never imagined my life would be the way that it has been for the past 30 years. I have had the best experiences a person can have-and the worst as well.
I think if we keep on doing good music and people like us and they buy the magazine because we are in the magazine then they cant basically hate us hopefully.
Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.