Top Quotes About Anything
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
The dream was not to put one black family in the White house, the dream was to make everything equal in everybody’s house.
What a grand thing it is to be clever and have common sense.
I think Ray Guy and John Madden for sure should be in the Hall of Fame and Cliff Branch should be as well.
Commuting from New York to Hollywood to do this show gets more interesting every week. Before I used to think the country was just New York on one end and Los Angeles on the other, with sand and mountains in the middle.
The reward of eternal life requires effort.
Thomas S. Monson
New York was breaking my concentration and disintegrating my thoughts.
To tell you the truth, I never listen to opera at home.
My real achievement is my daughter and my three beautiful grandchildren.
Working mothers do an hour more per day than working fathers do and working mothers do on average an hour more per day with the kids than working fathers do.
I declare myself an Austrian and a European. A united Europe will be a peaceful Europe.
The Buddhas had to be destroyed by the Taliban to get the world thinking about Afghanistan.
You know, it sounds corny, but I believe in myself. And I work hard.
And I think a good writer’s gonna make it interesting. From the first paragraph it will all be interesting. Just work at it and work at it and work at it.
The hardest work in the world is being out of work.
Whitney M. Young
To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.
Parents who wonder where the younger generation is going should remember where it came from.
Oxford is the most dangerous place to which a young man can be sent.
As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity.
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family.
I had nearly finished school because I was making effort not that bad on that. But there was a law in Germany after the war. You could not make your final examination before 18, so lots of people who were late because of the way had to do it first.
The earth laughs in flowers.
E. E. Cummings
Everyone starts a film thinking that it would be a big hit. But sometimes it goes haywire.
I had to get up run in the morning for 2 hours, go to the gym and also get good opponents as sparring partners because I’m a big believer in that how you train is how you will fight at least when it came to me that’s how it worked.
Blanche is written with a terrible authority, the authority that comes from artistic necessity when the writer is compelled to write by his demon, rather than by his agent or promoter.
We have hated the French for years. Now you have just joined the club. It makes you much more likable.
For an object under the eye will appear very different from the same object placed above it; in an inclosed space, very different from the same in an open space.
Marcus V. Pollio
There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran’s Administration just wasn’t geared up for it. I know for a fact that it’s getting better and better.
R. Lee Ermey
The true worth of a man is not to be found in man himself, but in the colours and textures that come alive in others.
God save us from people who do the morally right thing. It’s always the rest of us who get broken in half.
Perhaps of all the most basic elements of music, rhythm most directly affects our central nervous system.
None of us know all the potentialities that slumber in the spirit of the population, or all the ways in which that population can surprise us when there is the right interplay of events.
The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience.
Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don’t want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment.
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.
My greatest fear is flying. And I do a lot of flying, so that’s a bummer.
Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.
In the middle of my third Hollywood picture The Magician, the earthquake hit Hollywood. Not the real earthquake. Just the talkies.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Let’s just say that I don’t think our show has very much in common with the book any more.
Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
We are very serious about imposing weapons restrictions on the PFLP and other Palestinian groups operating from their camps in Lebanon.
I have been wounded like this since about half past eight this morning and I will tell you how it happened.
Unless you have a perception of who you are as a lawyer, you will never be at ease in dealing with legal matters, clients, or courts. But if you know who you are and why you’re there, all you need is the expertise and the information.
Look before you leap for as you sow, ye are like to reap.
As a professional athlete, I believe that I need to explore my opportunities to the maximum, in order to excel and continue to play the best football I can.
This past year has been something else… it’s opened my eyes to many things and many people. It’s had its ups and downs and ins and outs. And I believe we’ve all been able to take something from that and grow in our own imparticular ways. We’ve over come obstacles, and set in motion opportunities that can change our own individual lives.