Top Quotes About Anything
This is all you have. This is not a dry run. This is your life. If you want to fritter it away with your fears, then you will fritter it away, but you won’t get it back later.
George Bush doesn’t represent any civilization!
We really believe our national interests are identical with European interests.
Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.
My audience is going to die before I do.
It’s very strange writing science fiction in a world that moves as fast as ours does.
Daniel Keys Moran
Crimes of Passion, which is one of the best films I’ve done, will live strongly in my resume, even though it didn’t do well.
I fear my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me.
H. P. Lovecraft
Americans have been conditioned to respect newness, whatever it costs them.
The big trick in putting is not method; the secret of putting is domination of the nerves.
You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A happy woman is one who has no cares at all; a cheerful woman is one who has cares but doesn’t let them get her down.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.
Fulton J. Sheen
As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity the real trouble of the French began. They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy.
We will work to bring an element of stability to the price of oil.
The point of mythology or myth is to point to the horizon and to point back to ourselves: This is who we are; this is where we came from; and this is where we’re going. And a lot of Western society over the last hundred years – the last 50 years really – has lost that. We have become rather aimless and wandering.
J. Michael Straczynski
The last true punk band to get a major label contract was The Dickies.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined.
I came to Playboy not expecting to stay. But after five years, I found myself really enjoying the business world, and I realized I had some skill.
I didn’t like children. I didn’t think of myself as a child. I didn’t like any of the things other children were interested in.
I have X’d myself from your world.
I was mild-mannered, wore glasses, was very shy with women.
And if we are honest we have to make a distinction between a democratic Israel that wants to live in peace and the terrorists who want Israel wiped out. The Israelis were told to give up land for peace; they gave up the land, but got no peace.
J. D. Hayworth
There are no bridges in folk songs because the peasants died building them.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
We hope that eventually there would be an occasion which I can personally prove that game music can in fact impress many different people and move them.
Instrumental music is increasingly marginalized and there’s just no outlet, there’s no venue for it, in terms of media.
What you are comes to you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And the most unusual and surrealistic place in New York City is Central Park.
Prostitution presents a moral, economic and social problem that cannot be resolved juridically.
One who hates is a man holding a magnifying-glass, and when he hates someone, he knows precisely that person’s surface, from the soles of his feet all the way up to each hair on the hated head.
A lot of it, as it is in any job in life, is being in the right place at the right time.
There’s only one shot you have at a movie, and that’s your best shot. If you can’t give it that, don’t go. They’re paying you! You gotta do a job for them.
Most chick singers say ‘if you hurt me, I’ll die’… I say, ‘if you hurt me, I’ll kick your ass.’
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.
Drugs are in every walk of life – doctors, lawyers, preachers, the guy who works for IBM, teenagers on the street, teenagers in school.
Life will not break your heart. It’ll crush it.
If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.
There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft.
H. G. Wells
When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others, to bring them into the process.
Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer.
It was good for us, I suppose. Those kinds of times produce qualities in us that make us better for having had them. My parents were not getting along. My mother was quite intolerant of friendships that were being developed.
Old habits are strong and jealous.
I wanted to write songs which I think is a different thing. I wanted to write music that is informed by folk music. The chord progressions are obvious references.
My mother’s side of the family was in the production side of theatre. My grandfather, Jose Vega, was a general manager for Neil Simon shows on Broadway.
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
I’m Billy the Kid, the fastest draw. It’s not arrogance. It’s the truth.