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.
God didn’t make a mistake when He made you. You need to see yourself as God sees you.
If you’re a champion, you have to have it in your heart.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
Then I started graduate school at UCLA. I got a part time research assistant job as a programmer on a project involving the use of one computer to measure the performance of another computer.
Once you begin to explain or excuse all events on racial grounds, you begin to indulge in the perilous mythology of race.
James Earl Jones
Disco is just pop music you can dance to.
Willing or preferring is the same with respect to good and evil, that judging is with respect to truth or falsehood.
You see someone on the street wearing an outfit and then it’s on the cover of a magazine. I love. But, you know, I’m Australian, so I’m not too flashy or glitzy.
It’s always hard to predict what’s coming up next. My main guess is that content creators will increasingly start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly.
God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.
I’m still learnin’. I pick up something from every performer I watch.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.
When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.
Charles Evans Hughes
I think when you get to the point where you don’t need to be in love, then you could be in love. You have to just be OK with yourself-and that’s a long process.
Assassins and presidents invite the same basic question: Just who do you think you are?
If you mess up your children, nothing else you do really matters.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
I think in a sense this is a house that was built on a bad foundation. And the foundation was the Americans coming here and allowing the sacking, burning and plunder of Baghdad, for whatever reason.
Jon Lee Anderson
Of all the sexual aberrations, perhaps the most peculiar is chastity.
Remy de Gourmont
But I think it’s also hard to get into soccer here. I think purely on a time level on television as well because of the ad breaks. It’s something to do with that as well. You can’t show a complete soccer match here. Which I kind of find a bit of an odd thing.
No fruit. No veggie.
You have to be awake at 6 a.m., when everyone else is asleep.
A man ought to live so that everybody knows he is a Christian… and most of all, his family ought to know.
Dwight L. Moody
When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.
I do play drums when I’m on tour.
Bobby Knight told me this: ‘There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.’ In other words a good offense wins.
It was five years since I’d won a race, so I was a bit bewildered.
This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I’ll never run out of subjects for songs.
No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
Technology may create a condition, but the questions are what do we do about ourselves. We better understand ourselves pretty clearly and we better find ways to like ourselves.
A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.
It is always dangerous to generalize, but the American people, while infinitely generous, are a hard and strong race and, but for the few cemeteries I have seen, I am inclined to think they never die.
I used to listen to the soap operas with my grandmother.
Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains.
I would be very happy doing movies. I love to work and I think I’m a little different.
Trying to take the credit for Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard, who had been at the club since they were eight. Can you believe it? I can’t.
Ian St. John
High energy creates more energy, more energy, more energy. It kicks off synapses, I guess. It opens up your brain and you think of one thing after another thing, after another. You can really open yourself up comedically, which is fun.
Even now I can’t trust life. It did too many awful things to me as a kid.
I try to make songs visual and tactile to kind of put you into the action.
Trouble is only an opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it’s from Neptune.
There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain.
Presidential money is almost like the housing bubble. It’s growing at such an astronomical rate, you think it can’t get any bigger.
If I make two films in a year, they’ll be different. This is my style – I can’t have just one way.
I believe that religion should be totally separated from the state. That’s not the way it is today, not even in Sweden.
I take what I see work. I’m a strict believer in the scientific principle of believing nothing, only taking the best evidence available at the present time, interpreting it as best you can, and leaving your mind open to the fact that new evidence will appear tomorrow.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
But novels are never about what they are about; that is, there is always deeper, or more general, significance. The author may not be aware of this till she is pretty far along with it.
Those things don’t happen today. I feel sorry for the kids in the industry today. They have on sunglasses, eat caviar in jet planes, but they’ll never know the true feeling that we did.
Ben E. King