Top Quotes About Anything
There’s an awful temptation to just keep on researching. There comes a point where you just have to stop, and start writing.
When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other gross-out award.
Over the years I attempted to make my style a bit more relaxed ’cause the initial style you couldn’t watch for more than ten minutes without wanting to kill me.
Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.
I got a nomination for director, which means the world to me; it’s just the most exciting thing for me and my family. You do the good hard work, and the rest of it is something you shouldn’t get too caught up in, but when it happens – boy! I respect it.
David O. Russell
A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi… has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It’s not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
I want to live my life, not record it.
As I matriculate my way down the field of life, I will never forget this moment and you wonderful people who helped make this day possible.
I think I was the best baseball player I ever saw.
Originally the dream was about traveling and developing a job that would permit me to travel. And I decided to go into street performing because it was a traveling job; it would let me go around the world.
When I think of Marilyn Monroe, and achieving her sound, I think of having a rather large bust. I think of her physically and I am just able to create her sound, because her physicality was so much to do with her sound.
I fear God never showed mercy to one so vile as I.
Christopher Guest movies are my top of the line favorites.
Originally, I came from Texas, and we lived on – I guess you’d call it welfare, what we called relief.
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.
I want to try everything.
Rachael Leigh Cook
We think of violence as being conflict and fighting and wars and so forth, but the most ongoing horrific measure of violence is in the horrible poverty of the Third World… and the poverty in the United States as well.
The first mistake of art is to assume that it’s serious.
My mother gave me a sense of independence, a sense of total confidence that we could do whatever it was we set out to do. That’s how we were raised.
Robin Wright Penn
I loved doing My Favorite Year, which was great fun, and The Ruling Class, which I made with all my chums.
Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the features of the mother’s face, her aspect and her attitude.
There are but few naval powers, but there are many land powers.
Frank B. Kellogg
If we allow public funds to be used to support our relatively benign, morally grounded schools, we will have to allow those public funds to be used for any type of private school.
I’ve appeared on a weekly syndicated television show since 1980.
In so many and such important ways, then, do the planets bear witness to the earth’s mobility.
I’ve said this forever – I’ve always believed the Today show is more than the sum of its parts.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Without love in you life, you have nothing.
I will literally open my mouth not knowing what is coming out.
True freedom is where an individual’s thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor – no matter the personal price.
Bryant H. McGill
There is also an artistic element which is lead by the film maker. Issues of what is reality and objectivity are as always relevant as someone is going to edit the film.
I’ve got four or five records in my head at a time that I try to work on and I would like to do a guitar trio record next – since The Police I’ve mostly made records with keyboards.
Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white’.
She looks like she combs her hair with an egg beater.
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.
Scientific knowledge is a kind of discourse.
We were sharecroppers – we were a little bit of everything. We farmed and tried to make something.
Never put a sock in a toaster.
Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
Charles Scribner, Jr.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
The function of genius is to furnish cretins with ideas twenty years later.
But what you could perhaps do with in these days is a word of most sincere sympathy. Your movement is carried internally by so strong a truth and necessity that victory in one form or another cannot elude you for long.
Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
Miguel De Cervantes
Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
I want to do more action adventures and more romantic comedies.
Because all of us believe and understand in the fabric of the common bond of why we call ourselves American is to care for the men and women who wear the uniform; and when they take off the uniform, we care for them when they are veterans.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
The United Nations has become a place where many countries seek to achieve a lynching of the United States by resolution.
Vernon A. Walters
The American public tunes in every night hoping to see two people screwing. Obviously, we can’t give them that but let’s always keep it in mind.
I’m going to Yoshi’s. I’m taking a few gigs. I’m playing. I’m not going to play all the time. I’m going to take it easy and take it slow and warm up so I can come back.