Top Quotes About Anything
To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings – it’s all a miracle. I have adopted the technique of living life miracle to miracle.
Logistics is the ball and chain of armored warfare.
I am sure that the party system is right and necessary. There must be some scum.
A. P. Herbert
France has a very important relationship with Germany. But that does not mean that we agree about everything or that two of our universities or companies are not going to compete.
In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man’s dreams, man’s illness, man’s redemption from the misery of poverty – poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life.
While there are many influences on gas prices in America, I believe the passage of a national energy bill will help relieve this burden on our country.
You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
Music is an art form. It is a way to wordlessly communicate.
If somebody gives me his hand, I will not look at him with suspicion.
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
In the studio, I do try to have a thought in my head, so that it’s not like a blank stare.
But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders.
There was always a love-hate relationship with New York in the rest of the country, but I made them feel more love than hate.
There has been a time on earth when poets had been young and dead and famous – and were men. But now the poet as the tragic child of grandeur and destiny had changed. The child of genius was a woman, now, and the man was gone.
I think I’d struggle to get excited by synchronised swimming.
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation – with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
I had never done Shakespeare before, but I don’t think you can be an actor and not do it. There were moments when I thought, I’m just not going to be able to pull this off.
When I ran for Congress I promised to help make health care affordable again.
There have been two popular subjects for poetry in the last few decades: the Vietnam War and AIDS, about both of which almost all of us have felt deeply.
In speech after speech on his health care plan, the President has tried to convince us that what he is proposing will be good for America. But, how can it be good for America if it raises taxes by a half trillion dollars and costs a trillion dollars or more to implement?
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Technology should be an important ingredient. It may be and should be a tool for social development.
It’ll certainly give the pigeons something to do.
We cannot make events. Our business is wisely to improve them.
I believe in an evolving Constitution. A flexible Constitution leaves room for us to consider not merely how the world once was, but how it ought to be.
If I was being paid thirty-thousand dollars a year, the very least I could do was hit .400.
When I am dead and buried, on my tombstone I would like to have it written, “I have arrived.” Because when you feel that you have arrived, you are dead.
I went to Sirius Satellite Radio and did my show, Rapping With Rip.
The young are so old, they are born with their fingers crossed.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
You’ve got to walk and talk with God to go to heaven… I have the devil in me! If I didn’t have, I’d be Christian!
Jerry Lee Lewis
If the conditions were right there could be great acceptance. Often it is only when they pose an economic or political threat that it turns really ugly.
Personally I have no bone to pick with graveyards.
The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.
America gets the politicians they deserve. That’s it. And you keep struggling.
Some of the fans here were not too sure about their club signing a player from their biggest rivals. Fortunately, we had a great season and won the League title for the first time in four years. Now, I think, everyone can say it was good business.
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves.
T. S. Eliot
I have three sons, a husband, parents, and I’ll fight and get angry, but what is very important that I have found as I’ve matured, is that I have to move on.
I’m only 24 so I like to think I’m still close enough to 17 to still remember what it was like. Besides, I could just fake it and get away with it… it’s not like there are any teenagers that still read comics.
What I particularly liked was that, coming from California and not being involved in the New York scene, I developed my personal way, in my own way, at my own pace.
In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.
Carter G. Woodson
Where is this Hollywood scene, where is it? I’d like to find it one day… If I want to go out and have a good time, I go to New York.
There’s another girl who was going to play Hilary Faye and luckily she wound up not doing it.
A picture is a poem without words.
The first internal relation that is essential to a secret society is the reciprocal confidence of its members.
One of the main points about travelling is to develop in us a feeling of solidarity, of that oneness without which no better world is possible.
Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
Thomas J. Watson
I spent time in, like, criminal courts, and covering murder trials for papers.
Germany stays and falls with the success of the policy of Hitler.
At the end of the day, you either want or you don’t want to know about it. It’s a mercy thing – you have to give back. However you do it, you have to give something back. You have to.
It’s tourists in New York. Everything is geared towards that. It’s so hard on Broadway now for them to get people in there. They have to compete with so many other entertainments, so they have to bring a star in which puts people there out of work.
Chicago’s buoy was a couple of hundred yards astern of Arizona, and I was saddened to look at her.
You’re beautiful, like a May fly.