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.
You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
I’ve had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father – he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know?
But the mind travels far – and mysteriously – in sleep.
Mary A. Ward
Every month that we do not have an economic recovery package 500 million Americans lose their jobs.
I made a Christmas album a couple of years ago and just put it out on my Web site. It kind of smacked of this flavor. All of the reviews said it was Western swing even when it was Christmas standards.
I’ve been called many things, but never an intellectual.
The readings of Soviet society are as many as the experts you speak to. In my view, it’s a society that is overdue for measures of democratization and organization.
E. P. Thompson
In order for a man to be truly evil, he must be a woman.
Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
They won’t break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon.
Actually, the books were never a planned career path.
Jamie Lee Curtis
I think the American people should express their preferences, and we’ll accept their choice.
Well, I was making a record, and I had to choose a name, because they said, you know, you can’t make a record under the name of Reg Dwight, because it’s never going to – you know, it’s not attractive enough.
Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add ‘within the limits of the law’ because law is often but the tyrant’s will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
We are each other’s seventh largest trading partner, we are the fifth largest investor there and likewise, we have a lot of exchanges between political leaders, businessmen, tourists and school children too.
I’m as conservative as they come.
The surprise is half the battle. Many things are half the battle, losing is half the battle. Let’s think about what’s the whole battle.
The latest scientific assessment has almost doubled the predicted rate of warming if no changes are made.
I don’t always like my own behavior. I haven’t known anyone who is perfect all the time.
Experience is the teacher of all things.
Michael Jordan was a tremendous basketball player.
I want to sit down, and I want to laugh. Nothing works better for me than watching somebody slip on a banana peel.
As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future.
Thomas Edward Brown
My dad was born in Chicago in 1908… his parents came from Russia. They settled in Chicago, where they lived in a little tiny grocery store with eight or nine children – in the backroom all together – and my grandmother got the idea to go into the movie business.
That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic.
I didn’t quit movies. They quit me.
I asked my doctor how many more years I have left and he said, ‘You’re too ornery to die.’
If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England with the fire of the Elizabethans, the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement and pure ideals of the Victorians.
H. P. Lovecraft
Life is painful, nasty and short… in my case it has only been painful and nasty.
If we should have to fight, we should be prepared to so so from the neck up instead of from the neck down.
I’ve been blessed with some lovely scripts and a character that people could truly identify with. It’s one of those surprises in life that makes you think, ‘God was smiling on me that particular day.
So many people are accustomed to written information that you really have to have a few more bells and whistles in this day and age.
The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages – as if the savages weren’t dangerous enough already.
What you say about this world I do not quite agree with; I think it a very good world, and only requires a person to be reasonable in his expectations, and not to trust too much to others.
William John Wills
A person hears only what they understand.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
My family gave me values that have sustained me through situations that would challenge any person. My personal relationship with the Lord inspires me in all I do.
The only thing I wish I had kept were all the peace beads, because in the 1960s people made these and hung them at protests and it was a wonderful thing.
You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Never was I booed.
What is research but a blind date with knowledge?
The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun’s harem – the most oriental thing imaginable.
Malcolm De Chazal
You look at it as a privilege. So you really decide that you’re going to put the time in and work really hard to get to the point where you’re ready.
Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students.
Daniel H. Hill
What is a good performance? It lies in the hands and head of a performer… the shortest way between two people is not a straight line.
Diamonds are forever, my youth is not.
Jill St. John
There is no way to peace; peace is the way.
A. J. Muste
Ibrahim tells his story without a grain of complaint, and this was true for all of the band members. This is very much part of the Cuban spirit and soul.
I was a pitcher, shortstop and outfielder, and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school as a first-round draft pick in 1981. I turned them down to go to college.
He asked my girlfriend if we could come over and sing some of the songs that we had written, which we did. After he heard the songs, he said that he knew someone in the record business by the name of Bob Shad.