Top Quotes About Anything
There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.
A more complex – but only slightly more original – way to feel out of it is available at the hip and pretentious nightclubs and bars along the Sunset Strip.
In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric is governed by gravity.
He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he is supposed be doing at that moment.
The most important event I covered was the Panama Canal debate, which dragged on for months.
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
I don’t think anybody is wanting to put me back on the air. But I’m certainly out there trying.
I always knew it was going to be difficult when I got beyong 40, but I didn’t realise it would start at 35.
You know, if one paints someone’s portrait, one should not know him if possible.
Music is my shining light, my favorite thing in the world. T get me to stop doing it for one second would be difficult!
We can only take it so far, because man can only take it so far, lower self can only take it so far, and you have to realize that the public is only at a certain place.
It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don’t work.
The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone.
I will work for energy policies that recognize oil won’t last forever.
I worked for some very good people who have helped me along the way and actually enabled me to have the opportunity to be selected to join the Astronaut Corps.
Duane G. Carey
I dress up a certain way because I respect the music.
I carry groceries home on the tank of my motorcycle.
The Wedding March has a bit of a death march in it.
I tend to write in the mornings.
Right now, I’m following the Buddhist principle: Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Fulton J. Sheen
When I am in the Scottish Parliament chamber, I often feel the need to sit for the entire debate. It’s only courteous to listen to what everyone has to say, although I often find myself desperate to say something but too scared to stand up in case I regret it.
This independent report clearly indicates that while we may differ among ourselves in government about what to spend money on, we have one of the most reliable and non-political processes for agreeing on how much money there is. We don’t play games with the numbers.
Ruth Ann Minner
I say that I can’t make anything up. I think of myself as a collage artist. I’m cutting and pasting memories of my life. And I say, I have to live a life in order to tell a life. I would prefer to tell it because telling you’re always in control, you’re like God.
It’s important to me to work in my own language now and then. I love English, but you can never learn to master a foreign language if you’re not brought up with it.
Max von Sydow
Just as women’s bodies are softer than men’s, so their understanding is sharper.
Christine de Pisan
Ulysses, obviously. It was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it.
Orson Scott Card
Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it.
Edgar Watson Howe
I wouldn’t like to see a chick of mine taking her clothes off and kissing a fellow on screen. And my girls must get very hurt when they see me doing it.
I went back to film work after Dobie. I went back to film work after Dobie.
A completely disrespectful photographer was asked to stop taking photographs, and then said, ‘I’ve got what I want. What are you going to do about it?’ How would you feel if somebody walked up and started taking your photograph? I don’t think you’d be very happy.
The only thing I did at RKO of any note was lose my Texas accent.
I’m confident that the terrorists are aware that from the curb to the cockpit we’ve got additional security measures that didn’t exist a couple of years ago.
The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one’s own happiness, the happiness of others.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave – with both ends kicked out.
My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us.
William Tecumseh Sherman
We are always going to be influenced by America… I watched the word ‘bum’ go out and ‘butt’ come in. And part of me says, oh that’s a shame, but Aussie boys are still Aussie boys.
No guest is so welcome in a friend’s house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.
Titus Maccius Plautus
It was the roughest time in my life. Connie helped me through it.
History is a vision of God’s creation on the move.
Arnold J. Toynbee
The theme is the theme of humiliation, which is the square root of sin, as opposed to the freedom from humiliation, and love, which is the square root of wonderful.
It’s going to be used in the last days to get people to come against Christ, and that’s the issue: they come against the Lord Jesus Christ. And in this new book, we show Christ coming to settle that big issue.
I wish I could blame it on the choreography, but it’s not a musical. I just had a clumsy moment.
You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat.
And I’m in favor of that because I have a gay son, who’s a very successful theater designer.
The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.
I want to be a person who makes a quiet difference.
It’s really about living in your head… just looking out at the world, then going back into your head and tossing around a lot of ideas and coming out with something interesting to say.
Like you, I’m fed up with business as usual in Washington. Send me to Congress, and I won’t tweak our broken system. I’ll shut it down.