Top Quotes About Anything
This is the artist, then, life’s hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty’s miser, glory’s slave.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
Her body calculated to a millimeter to suggest a bud yet guarantee a flower.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
To announce that there must be no criticism of the president… is morally treasonable to the American public.
In high school I was the dog, always, and I never have felt comfortable or right in my body, and part of my whole exhibitionist thing has probably been a way of testing to see whether or not I really was this repulsive creature that I felt like for so long.
Poppy Z. Brite
I’ll play first, third, left. I’ll play anywhere – except Philadelphia.
Shirley Temple had charisma as a child. But it cleared up as an adult.
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
John C. Maxwell
Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational – but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
I know bugger all about golf.
Well, it’s 15 years since Sex, Lies And Videotape, and if you hang around long enough you’re having the same arguments with just a new set of people every few years and it gets boring.
So many of us had hoped that the civil system might be an alternative for some women, where the burdens were a little bit less, and cases might be easier to prove.
I have to be very careful about how often I drag my family to places. They need some stability in their lives.
And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro’ nature, moulding men.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
Mary Manin Morrissey
I am not always happy with the compliments Estonia has received.
The greatest desire of my heart was for the Lord to manifest His will concerning me.
I am an artist first and a photographer second.
I don’t know who decided that skinny was more appealing than not skinny. It seems arbitrary.
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
Now I’m a wife and a mother of two. It’s a really different role. I always referred to No Doubt as a marriage, because that’s what it’s like to be together for so long and go through what we’ve been through. I can’t really have that relationship with them anymore.
Everything’s got a moral, if only you can find it.
Never order food in excess of your body weight.
The monuments of the nations are all protests against nothingness after death; so are statues and inscriptions; so is history.
I would also like to thank my father who discouraged me from playing the violin at an early age.
The only way to be sure of catching a train is to miss the one before it.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If you think about computer programming, it’s as antisocial as it gets.
Everything has changed. When I was at school and was told I had better learn English, I said: What for? The English are a hell of a long way away!
Juan Manuel Fangio
Life: my favorite occupation.
Everybody seems to know me. It’s very strange.
Yes, in general, I think there is too much club football on TV.
What I try to do as an actor is constantly find that, find ways to risk, find opportunities to fall on my face if it’s going to be worth it, and then maybe I’ll surprise myself.
If you don’t have trouble paying the rent, you have trouble doing something else; one needs just a certain amount of trouble.
I liked sculpting better than painting. You have more freedom in sculpting.
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
The time will come, without my seeking it, that my words will almost serve as law. If I ask a certain thing, it will be done. If I don’t want something, it will not be done.
Sun Myung Moon
Well, I think they’re all basically the same story. Every culture in the world has them. When you strip it down and analyze it, it’s the young man or girl who goes through a trial or ordeal and hits a very low ebb but manages to get guidance from a Merlin type figure.
What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same test: for it is on that on which our success in life depends.
The search for the truth for truth’s sake is the mark of the historian.
B. H. Liddell Hart
Records have images. There are wet records and dry records. And big records.
Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.
Some people absorb in different ways. I didn’t realize until I was 15 years old how much I retained.
Well, I enjoy sharing in the dangers that we ask our men and women in uniform to share in almost every day.
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms.
Neither situations nor people can be altered by the interference of an outsider. If they are to be altered, that alteration must come from within.
My dreams for the future are simple: work, a happy, healthy family, a lovely long motorcycle ride, and continuing the struggle to awaken people to the need for serious human rights reform.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.
Henry David Thoreau
I finally decided if I was going to make a living, I was gonna have to come to New York.