Top Quotes About Anything
There’s a great deal of disturbance in this country and how black feel about what happened in Katrina, and, you know, many of the comics, many of performers are in Las Vegas and New Orleans trying to raise money for what happened there.
You know, this is a business where only 15% make a living wage and only 9% of those are women. But I figured somebody has to be that 15%, somebody’s got to be one of those women.
I dont like any of them, because they don’t read the books. In Kiss Me Deadly my story is better than his story. Anthony Quinn played in The Lond Wait and he didn’t read the book either.
Grissom comes from a place where we know he had a deaf mother, he was raised in a silent household, on some level, had a father who potentially was not around and he learned what he knew by himself in the back yard, with bugs and animals. He’s not comfortable being a supervisor and that’s his problem.
Procedures outside the stadiums and in the parking areas still need to be optimized, for example so that emergency medical services can leave the grounds on their way to the hospital faster.
When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language.
A university anywhere can aim no higher than to be as British as possible for the sake of the undergraduates, as German as possible for the sake of the public at large-and as confused as possible for the preservation of the whole uneasy balance.
I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We all have human emotions that rob our lives.
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
As far as I know, the most conservative estimates of the number of Americans who would be killed in a major nuclear attack, with everything working as well as can be hoped and all foreseeable precautions taken, run to about fifty million.
There’s nothing that can beat the feeling of doing a movie or a TV show that makes everyone feel good.
If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology, it is similarly vital to society as a whole.
Arthur Holly Compton
For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it.
Into thy hands, O Lord. Into thy hands.
Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time… its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
I don’t ever balk at being considered a Motown person, because Motown is the greatest musical event that ever happened in the history of music.
For the most part, that message hasn’t changed a lot over the years – love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak.
If I had the choice between smoked salmon and tinned salmon, I’d have it tinned. With vinegar.
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I don’t pretend anything anymore. I don’t have time, desire or energy to calculate anymore.
You can fire your secretary, divorce your spouse, abandon your children. But they remain your co-authors forever.
First there was racism. Then liberals created institutional racism and coded racism. You can only hear it with a dog whistle.
To others we are not ourselves but performers in their lives cast for a part we do not even know we are playing.
That’s one of my jobs, just trying to do what I can to help this team out as much as possible.
I’m pretty much the one that goes to the mound.
The line of least resistance in the progress of civilization is to make that theoretical postulate real by the continually increasing force of the world’s public opinion.
The sage belongs to the same obsolete repertory as the virtuous maiden and the enlightened monarch.
Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, ‘It’s going to be a good day!’.
I’m not familiar with the metric system.
We used the Western style to express our own themes and stories. But don’t forget that our heritage includes The Thousand and One Nights.
I don’t understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it’s a mind-altering possibility.
So far this spring, 59 American communities have been flattened by tornadoes. Nobody has helped.
Napolean is dead – but Beethoven lives.
I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
I don’t believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel.
Color is an intense experience on its own.
All my Doctor’s said I should become a model.
The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Henry David Thoreau
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
There are very few people who have done more than one Christmas album.
We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone… and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something.
Sandra Day O'Connor
They say it’s good but I didn’t know what I was doing until I got into the suit and they put the moustache on me, and somehow, when I got all the drag on, it came out. It was the most amazing thing. I’m truly extraordinary.
The way I look at it you can always get better.
I recognize that virtually every company that comes in here has a perspective. It’s often not difficult to understand why they have the perspective that they have.
My instincts are always against people who want to fasten some sort of hegemony onto things.
My mind is my own church.
Europe’s the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster.
David Herbert Lawrence