Top Quotes About Anything
There is only one evil, one crime, one sin: lack of heart.
The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James A. Baldwin
Every evening, I come home tired and have just enough energy to fill out the endless tax forms, to pay bills, not to let my house neglected and to hear the radio concert for an hour.
My songs are more arrangements than they are songs.
I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit, or beneath whose roof I sleep.
I would have thought he would be there out of just plain curiosity. It was incredible that he was missing.
As soon as I hear a sound, it always suggests a mood to me.
You learn that not all things fall into a certain kind of pattern that can be predictable and that can be understandable and that’s going to be easy, you know.
Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we’ve designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food.
The money is better in films and television. But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding.
Once you see your nature, sex is basically immaterial.
The notion of religious liberty is that you cannot be forced to participate in a religious ceremony that’s not of your choosing simply because you’re out-voted.
Seemed to me that drumming was the best way to get close to God.
It was also wonderful to have the prospect of playing with Jack Nicholson. It was a terrific part, a terrific script, with Alexander Payne and Jack Nicholson. You can’t get any better than that!
Marriage was all a woman’s idea and for man’s acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful.
A Stander-by is often a better judge of the game than those that play.
No money on earth can buy the love and affection that has been given to me by a grateful nation.
Abdul Qadeer Khan
One, we committed to put about 650 people in the field to focus totally on customer satisfaction.
What do you despise? By this you are truly known.
You can trust a Neil Simon script. Every dot. Every dash; that pause means something. He takes all the jokes out, practically.
People need religion. It’s a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place.
I’d just as soon play tennis with the net down.
We cannot arrive at Shakespeare’s whole dramatic way of looking at the world from his tragedies alone, as we can arrive at Milton’s way of regarding things, or at Wordsworth’s or at Shelley’s, by examining almost any one of their important works.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
The baritone can serve functions that the alto and tenor cannot, in orchestral voicing.
I’m happy being myself, which I’ve never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn’t have those things in mine.
We think the whole world’s going to change, and forget that human beings are still human beings; we have the same five senses, we still interact the same way, we still love and hate the same way, but marketers lose track of that. But then it comes down to earth.
Michael K. Powell
At this level, you put a lot of pressure on yourself as a player to perform and do well.
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any.
You know, at some point there has to be parity. There has to be parity between what is happening in the real world, and what is happening in the public sector world.
I also find it interesting that a lot of people in their 30s are not married and don’t have kids. There are a lot of people in this age bracket that are out there dating and trying to find love. And I never thought that at my age I would be.
I’ll look and pick the best, and the one who can do the best job for the party.
Hell is a half-filled auditorium.
I’ve been told I’m a player, but people still don’t always return my calls.
Insurrection by means of guerrilla bands is the true method of warfare for all nations desirous of emancipating themselves from a foreign yoke. It is invincible, indestructible.
And then I think now we are – you know his – like I’ve always said. His spirit is so large that we feel his presence around the show, and we always will. He will always have a voice.
I have never appreciated a quiet moment with a friend as much, a quiet moment with a book and I think part of that is my obsession with being older and time going faster and it’s become increasingly sweeter for me.
I do like to work with young directors because it’s such a difficult business that I think after directors have been around a while sometimes, not always, but sometimes their passion gets siphoned off because they get hurt.
Most performers spend half their earnings taking care of family members.
I try to be as ignorant about things as I can.
I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one unnecessary iota.
People in positions of power and privilege have a duty to perform at a higher level. If not them, then who?
Oh yeah, I mean every fighter has got be dedicated, learn how to sacrifice, know what the devotion is all about, make sure you’re paying attention and studying your art.
If you’re lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days, you get the chance to create a character.
Americans don’t think we should be raising taxes on anybody, especially in the middle of a recession.
People that complete other people’s vision are understated.
What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving; and we exercise it because we are more fond of that vanity than of the thing we give.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.
When I found the book was condemned as soon as the book was printed, or rather as soon as it was set up ready to print, I held it in plates for a year nearly, waiting to see what would come out of all this discussion.
John Harvey Kellogg
If you’re working out in front of a mirror and watching your muscles grow, your ego has reached a point where it is now eating itself. That’s why I believe there should be a psychiatrist at every health club, so that when they see you doing this, they will take you away for a little chat.
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists… When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
Edmond de Goncourt