Top Quotes About Anything
They have had such a crazy life living with me as their dad. Not crazy but different from their friends.
We pacifists have not ceased to point to the grave danger of armaments and to insist on their curtailment.
I am from Brooklyn, NY, so we could not have many pets, but I always had at least two dogs.
No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.
Marian Wright Edelman
The real Mary Poppins got lost when Hollywood turned her into a cream puff.
I think it’s going to be a very important, unique data set in terms of measuring the behavior of your lower body in space and trying to figure out what we can do to preserve bone and muscle density.
John L. Phillips
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
A set definite objective must be established if we are to accomplish anything in a big way.
I started out by believing God for a newer car than the one I was driving. I started out believing God for a nicer apartment than I had. Then I moved up.
Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
Is it possible to covet a much longer life for one’s self and be as devoted to the well-being of the next generation? It’s a long argument.
‘Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby.
My kitty cats could rely on my poker winnings.
Success tempts many to their ruin.
No, we have our ups and downs, but we’re all very up at the moment.
I’d always enjoyed acting, but modeling was so time-consuming – and lucrative – that I didn’t pursue it.
Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely.
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
And, uh, I did that, and there was nothing more ridiculous to me than finding the weight of the earth because I didn’t care how much the earth weighed.
Japan is the only country in the world to have suffered the ravages of atomic bombing. That experience left an indelible mark on the hearts of our people, making them passionately determined to renounce all wars.
To choose ways of not acting was ever the concern and scruple of my life.
We should preserve every scrap of biodiversity as priceless while we learn to use it and come to understand what it means to humanity.
E. O. Wilson
Certainly my life will not ever be as private and discreet, and perhaps I should even use the word insulated, as it was before.
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
People expect a lot more from someone they think looks interesting. It’s a burden.
I can’t think of a major story that we have broken that was incorrect. But we have had to correct some things that were false; we have had to retract things.
The thing about imagination is that by the very act of putting it down, there must be some truth in one’s own imagination.
Be dramatically willing to focus on the customer at all costs, even at the cost of obsoleting your own stuff.
The thing that surprises me most is, you cannot change who you are.
And as a result, I guess I’m just kind of a rubberneck. I’m kind of a – someone who likes to see things and likes to see these events and talk to the people who make them happen. But I don’t think journalists are as important as the people they cover.
It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship.
Henry A. Wallace
Movies are something people see all over the world because there is a certain need for it.
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
Charles de Montesquieu
What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat.
If we treasure our own experience and regard it as real, we must also treasure other people’s experience.
John Charles Polanyi
Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired from their jobs on its behalf.
Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.
I’m constantly having to be vigilant with a depressive tendency, an addictive tendency.
But I do nothing upon myself, and yet I am my own executioner.
I missed out on my teenage years. I led a sheltered life. I was practicing scales instead of playing football.
Eisenhower is my choice as the American of the 20th Century. Of all the men I’ve studied and written about, he is the brightest and the best.
Forty pictures I was in, and all I remember is ‘What kind of bra will you be wearing today, honey?’ That was always the area of big decision – from the neck to the navel.
The woman that deliberates is lost.
We are particularly interested in the mental health programs and policies that support our troops and their families before, during, and after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan.
John M. McHugh
There’s only one Sabbath guitarist and he is the architect for everything, Tony Iommi.
Last Wednesday, I stupidly dropped my iPhone in the bath, and my life has sort of spiraled almost out of control.
I became a fanatic about healthy food in 1944.
Sometimes I hear a drum groove in my head and I rush down to my studio.
That is – the reason for that is that home prices are only going to go up. Now, they’ve never gone down nationwide in our – since we’ve been keeping track of this.
The New Age? It’s just the old age stuck in a microwave oven for fifteen seconds.
If you don’t like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
Marian Wright Edelman