Top Quotes About Anything
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
There must be a day or two in a man’s life when he is the precise age for something important.
Franklin P. Adams
Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve. And I began playing with words.
The fact that The Bridge contains folk lore and other material suitable to the epic form need not therefore prove its failure as a long lyric poem, with interrelated sections.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.
Sometimes you meet people and you feel like you’ve known them for a long time.
The Stones always tried to do the odd smaller gig when they could.
You cannot stoke the fires of prejudice against German people and then not find that somewhere, sometime down the road it doesn’t discharge.
But words – words are not enough!
The character of a people may be ruined by charity.
Kevin Keegan said if he had a blank sheet of paper, five names would be on it.
What is true belongs to me!
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.
W. H. Auden
I don’t champion the idea of being in a Hollywood movie. I never had fun in one of them.
If you’re setting a game during the Cuban Missile Crisis, look through a library. find out what people were wearing, what other issues were in the news, how houses were furnished, what cars were being driven. Especially include things which now seem foreign.
In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It’s so schizophrenic.
I’ll probably have a lot of rap cats come on up.
To some extent I could identify with that because I kind of just made my money and got out.
Thomas Haden Church
Most artists have experienced the creative block. We get stuck in our work. We beat our head against the wall: nothing. Sometimes, it is because we are trying something at the wrong time.
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.
I think it’s one of the Times’ problems that they haven’t made it clear to readers what various formats mean.
Art should offend people because art should challenge people.
Eriq La Salle
We have witnessed the most extraordinary devastation. The magnitude of the situation is unbelievable. It’s just heartbreaking.
I play the piano a lot at home. I write songs on the piano and guitar. I would like to actually play piano on stage. I don’t think I’ll get the chance for a while.
Everyone in a complex system has a slightly different interpretation. The more interpretations we gather, the easier it becomes to gain a sense of the whole.
Margaret J. Wheatley
If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one’s judgment, till I see the end of another year; for the Lord will begin with a new century; and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man’s judgment.
One and one is two, and two and two is four, and five will get you ten if you know how to work it.
It is better to decide a difference between enemies than friends, for one of our friends will certainly become an enemy and one of our enemies a friend.
Pierre Jean de Beranger
Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
I always loved comedy but I didn’t start formally until I was in college.
I love being a redhead. It’s a rare thing, so I think there’s a bond between redheads.
If you dream of something worth doing and then simply go to work on it and don’t think anything of personalities, or emotional conflicts, or of money, or of family distractions; it is amazing how quickly you get through those 5,000 steps.
I am looked upon with suspicion. I am on the “other side.”
Harry Ellis Dickson
In a movie like this, the relationship between the two guys is crucial. It sinks or swims on how these two guys are together. I think we did a good job.
The nerves are a problem on trumpet, because when you mess up everyone can hear it. Just remember most people are too polite to say anything about it. That should calm your nerves.
To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.
The thing is, I’m a very practical filmmaker.
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
Less than 8 percent of private sector workers belonged to a union in 2004, and, overall, only 12.5 percent of American workers carry a union card – down from about one-third of workers in labor’s heydays in the 1950s.
As a developing musician, skiffle became a platform for me to start playing music.
Will is nothing more than a particular case of the general doctrine of association of ideas, and therefore a perfectly mechanical thing.
The principal barrier to a general acceptance of the monist position is that it is counterintuitive.
We’ll sort of get over the marriage first and then maybe look at the kids. But obviously we want a family so we’ll have to start thinking about that.
Men’s competitive team sports focus on the balance between individual achievement and team achievement with the emphasis on team achievement.
Usually in a battle sequence when a bomb is going off, you forget you’re acting.
Santa was a fake.
The utility model of computing – computing resources delivered over the network in much the same way that electricity or telephone service reaches our homes and offices today – makes more sense than ever.
Not only that – college doesn’t particularly qualify you for the outside world. he world is changing so fast, and college is not. It should strive to be more in tune with the world.
There’s a tremendous intellectual fervor among independent filmmakers, and that has to be cultivated.
How can women be as thin as we are? We have personal trainers to work us out. We have specially prepared meals.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Look at the Paris Commune. That was the Dictatorship of the Proletariat.