Top Quotes About Anything
This is the artist, then, life’s hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty’s miser, glory’s slave.
We in Illinois are very fortunate to have a number of historic structures that have added immeasurably to the cultural life of the state, to the tourism industry of the state which by the way is our number one industry.
James R. Thompson
Nine in the box… that’s a football term.
I’m going to sit back, light up, and hope I don’t chew the cigarette to pieces.
Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander, but confine him home.
Some Italians are geniuses, but you have to find a balance.
You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to.
Richard Dean Anderson
It’s the first time that I’ve ever had an art show based on a film, but it’s a photography collage.
Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
Young people ask me if this country is serious about science. They aren’t thinking about the passport that they will hold, but the country that they must rely on for support and encouragement.
John Charles Polanyi
In the event of a victory over Germany by Soviet Russia and England, Bolshevism in Europe would inevitably follow. Under these circumstances I would prefer to see Germany win the war.
Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within.
A. Philip Randolph
There is no reason why marriage should necessarily compel an actress to forego her career.
I don’t read books.
It was supposed to be a year or two just to refresh my batteries, but I moved to Silicon Valley in the early 90’s, and one thing let to another, got very involved in high tech, and formed a company and it ended up doing pretty well.
Traditional songwriting, to us, is where the experimental nature comes in. We’re all involved with so much outside activity with really hardcore, experimental music-making.
I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
W. Edwards Deming
I just have a lot of respect for Terry and his family. He played without a mask, and his life was tragically ended. And it just means a lot to me to be up there with him and the other greats that have played that long.
To the victor belong the responsibilities.
A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There were probably, what, 300 science-fiction members in the SFWA, of whom probably a hundred were active members in the sense that they were selling something every year, or every couple years.
So I got caught up in the same wave as everybody else and went right out to Hollywood, to make movies.
I’m older than I was, and I’m still washed-up, and I haven’t changed my music one iota. It’s just much easier to do this when people are being nice to you.
Crime, to the man of the forties, was an alien monstrous terror.
Rebecca H. Davis
That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell.
My first paying job, when I was 15, I was a day camp counselor.
People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I’ll give you an example; I don’t read what’s handed to me. People say, ‘Here, here’s your speech, or here’s an idea for a speech.’ They’re changed. Trust me.
George W. Bush
Even though I was concentrating on that two-week period from September 11th to September 20th, I was seeing the policy for real, happening, that we were talking about in the film.
To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind.
How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.
We play a long show, and you can’t beat yourself up too much over it, as physically you just kill yourself. It was always good fun on the road and it still is.
Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.
In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now, God knows, anything goes.
Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
I don’t like being 50 and I don’t like thinking about death.
People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader – occasionally in the right direction.
The Broadway audience is made up of a greater percentage of tourists now. There’s not nearly as much variety and danger and challenge in what’s being offered.
At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult, but my mum forbid it. Right now, I feel like a teenager and I want to have fun for one or two more years before starting a family.
That’s all a man can hope for during his lifetime – to set an example – and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.
Wisely used history can give pleasure and provide us with a useful tool; but we should not become its slaves.
Fate was dealing from the bottom of the deck.
S. J. Perelman
Like anyone who goes to college, you’re leaving a familiar surrounding and a comfortable environment and your friends and everything, and you’re starting fresh. It can be pretty daunting.
The idea of trying to create things that last – forever knowledge – has guided my work for a long time now.
Big cities are chaotic. And chaos for humans – who have experience from their ancestors – is the last step before conflict. So, in the park, every kind of visual contradiction has been eliminated.
When in doubt, punt!
I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
Because people have read those things in the newspapers, they think it is true. Ten years ago all these things I have just mentioned would have upset me.
Ruud van Nistelrooy
Everyone is always in favour of general economy and particular expenditure.
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they’re all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
Daley may not feel a moral responsibility to eliminate discrimination but he has a legal obligation to do so.