Top Quotes About Anything
Three things are needed for a good life, good friends, good food, and good song.
The band projects just took natural priority. I didn’t really have a solo career, just wanted to share the music in another way and to learn more about writing, recording, etcetera.
We spent a month in Japan last year, a week in Istanbul for the United Nations, and nearly three months in my native Nova Scotia, where my two brothers have homes; and we’ll go back there this summer.
When it was over, I was so happy, I felt like crying. I wanted to win this one for Casey. After what I did in Brooklyn, he could have forgotten about me and who would blame him? But he gave me another chance and I’m grateful.
You know, grieve your wife, this is an impulsive thing and you have no idea the kind of trouble you’re getting yourself into it. And of course he doesn’t listen to me and he adopts this child.
No player can become accustomed to New York’s climate in August in a few days. The playing conditions, the courts in New York and France are very different.
Helen Wills Moody
Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech.
The choice is not normally between the north and south. It might be between Britain and Europe.
Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.
It’s too easy to do your own site to not have one these days. I guess everyone has one.
Within three months I had gone from being this black sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star.
Never trust a man, who when left alone with a tea cosey… Doesn’t try it on.
I like to make everything my friends are involved in a little better. I should have just become a manager.
Drea De Matteo
As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth, represent truth, or else it won’t last.
But what is the use of preaching the Gospel to men whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad, desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?
There is insufficient support for the police and safety and law enforcement, in general, in the city council.
But I’ve come to the point in my evolution on the instrument where I realize that I can’t play the same stuff that just a guitar player or organ player would play – and I need to embrace that in a big way.
One of my challenges was to try to photograph the Great Wall of China. And I did actually take some photos, but it was hard to discern the wall with the naked eye.
God has given a great deal to man, but man would like something from man.
I’ve always wanted to serve my country in some capacity.
Given Ivan’s size and power, we must remain vigilant.
I will always love to perform standup comedy.
I’m afraid of everything. But maybe when you’re afraid of everything, it sort of seems like you’re scared of nothing.
No doubt concentration camps were a means, a menace used to keep order.
Without stirring abroad, One can know the whole world; Without looking out of the window One can see the way of heaven. The further one goes The less one knows.
Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help.
We didn’t really want to be an overnight success as that brings with it its own problems.
Smiles form the channels of a future tear.
As major orchestras around the world are gripped in various kinds of crises and upheaval, we need to be sure that we are bringing up this new generation.
Let them not make me a stone and let them not spill me, otherwise kill me.
Death remains about the one certain fact in the lives of each one of us, and there will be suffering, sorrow, and sadness next week as there was last week.
Basil C. Hume
I began working with the John Muir Institute and then started helping found Friends of the Earth organizations here and there in other countries. That pretty well brings us up to the present.
David R. Brower
I don’t think you need to go looking for the enemy. He’s going to look for you.
The sage belongs to the same obsolete repertory as the virtuous maiden and the enlightened monarch.
The proper route to an understanding of the world is an examination of our errors about it.
There was a time when meanings were focused and reality could be fixed; when that sort of belief disappeared, things became uncertain and open to interpretation.
Show business is just like high school, except you get paid.
I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.
Questions have also arisen about AIDS being transmitted to hemophiliacs via blood transfusions.
And I, uh, I wonder how anybody can think his personality changes with his success. I’ve had quite a bit of success but I feel that I’m just the same person as I always was.
I would point out that Japan’s proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle of racial equality was rejected by delegates such as those from Britain and the United States.
I’ve always thought of myself as a reporter.
I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
The key fact missed most often by social scientists utilizing documentary films for data, is this: documentary films are not found or reported things; they’re made things.
I want my children to live in the country, to be a part of nature.
It was way out in the woods in a beautiful, huge log studio. Keith Richards came in and did the vocals with Levon. Again, a big party, but we did get a good cut out of it.
I have a 92 year old father whose doing beautifully who lives in Chicago and a sister and a nephew and a niece and I love coming back and try to do so fairly often.
When I left school I was full of angst, like any teenager, and I channeled it all into comedy.
Christianity is a battle not a dream.
I knuckle down with my demons, and with my weaknesses.
Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence.