Top Quotes About Anything
Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
I was the kind of kid that had some talents or ability, but it never came out in school.
Francis Ford Coppola
Everywhere I go in the world, people know me and recognise me and really show affection for me.
Some of you read with me 40 years ago a portion of Aristotle’s Ethics, a selection of passages that describe his idea of happiness. You may not remember too well.
Charles Van Doren
Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path.
It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling to free myself from the morass. If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of being out of touch with reality.
Richard M. Nixon
If you’re setting a game during the Cuban Missile Crisis, look through a library. find out what people were wearing, what other issues were in the news, how houses were furnished, what cars were being driven. Especially include things which now seem foreign.
We’re frightened of what makes us different.
Seriously, though, I think I never ceased to be grateful of the fact that I am able to do a job that I really love – I never got over that.
I don’t want to marry again. I did that.
If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.
Architecture can’t fully represent the chaos and turmoil that are part of the human personality, but you need to put some of that turmoil into the architecture, or it isn’t real.
I remember a couple of instrumental albums, just don’t ask the names.
I want things to be the best they can be. I want greatness.
I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
I would never jeopardize classified information to be brought out to the public. This information is all open source. There is no reason to worry about classification. It is simply an attempt by bureaucrats to cover their rear ends.
I love the first two X-Men movies because I thought that Bryan Singer did such a great job. He elevated that whole genre. He’s a very talented director.
People are wrong when they say opera is not what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That is what’s wrong with it.
When I said I didn’t have a cent, I didn’t. I used to get annoyed with people who said they were broke when they had five dollars.
People watch movies – and it’s vague ideas, it’s vague notions, but people pick up on these things, that they are supposed to think certain ways or that they’re not supposed to think, basically, and they don’t.
I would say this is not negative this is h, a hard part in gymnastics. You can’t eat, whatever you want to eat. And what kind of meal you’re supposed to have, you can’t.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
I had been out there long enough. I had not seen my family for four years.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
Mr. Fantasy was the only song that was scribbling on a piece of paper.
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
I know there are a lot of readers that think I’ve got a very crappy marriage just because of the things going on with Rick and Lori but there’s really nothing that’s been like a mirror. I’m just making this stuff up.
I also like the banging piano – that old good-time piano.
I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.
Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
And truly, when you look at the Constitution and our founding fathers and their writings, the things that made this country great, you might draw those conclusions: That they were conservative. They were fiscally conservative and socially conservative.
I took all my wax studies and threw them in the fire… that’s the way it is when something unpleasant happens to me. I take my hammer and I squash a figure.
I knew that people were going to talk about it, I knew it was embarrassing, and I knew it was a big deal. But did I think that it was going to be this thing that followed me for, you know, the next years to come? I guarantee you, 25 years from now, I’ll be known as the girl that lip synced on ‘SNL.’ But, you know, it was a weird thing. Not fun.
I always quit at three when my kids come home from school so I feel pretty spoiled.
He opened up the tent where I was actually literally bent over a chair getting my crack touched up and I turned around and said, ‘don’t come in here Bryan, you don’t need to be seeing this!’ and he said, ‘ooh, you need some white wine.’ He handed me a glass of wine.
Few if any teenagers can relate to getting up for school and finding famous comics like Pryor and Williams hanging out in your living room after a hard night of partying. But that’s Hollywood.
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it.
His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, and the beard of his chin was as white as the snow.
Clement Clarke Moore
Telegraphs are machines for conveying information over extensive lines with great rapidity.
I’m a catalogue artist: I compete with Bob Dylan.
Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.
My hope is that we continue to do an even better job in terms of our nation’s energy policy, so that we may even further reduce our reliance on foreign sources of oil and take better care of our environment in the process.
John M. McHugh
Opportunity knocked. My doorman threw him out.
The particular ballet was not so important as the fact that I was physically healthy, and capable of getting out there and dancing as often as possible.
Spontaneous combustion of grassroots politics is the future.
The heroes of our youth grow old – ‘the boys of summer in their ruin,’ in Dylan Thomas’s verse – yet we seem the same.
It has to be able to play at the maximum expression and communication in every style, and the only way you can do that is – like Verdi said – working with a file, every day, little by little, until the orchestra’s collective qualities emerge.
To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger, use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly half the distance to the mound.
From the time I was a kid, I always knew something was going to happen to me. Didn’t know exactly what.
In a word I was a pioneer, and therefore had to blaze my own trail.
I like acting for now. But after seeing Apollo 13, what I really want to do is to be an astronaut. I’m dying to go to a space camp next summer!