Top Quotes About Anything
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
Its highest point was The Worst Journey in the World. Then you see this decline, and this harking back, using the 19th-century form when we’re not in the 19th century. That way of writing a book about the world out there – you just can’t do it anymore.
A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself.
The whole industry is so screwed up by economics. It’s disgusting to me.
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
Henry David Thoreau
England and France were rivals, not only on the continent, but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
Albert Bushnell Hart
I’m a designer, I love it, and I haven’t worked this hard to do bad work.
The buffalo is a surprisingly stupid animal.
I don’t think of myself as a character actress – that’s become a phrase which means you’ve had it.
At last, someone came to tell me I’d been selected as commissioner, which gave rise to the line that I took the job with clean hands. I was then taken downstairs to a press conference, and the reporters were as surprised as I was.
One rich Man hath Lands, not only more than he can manage, but so much, that letting them out to others, he is supplied with a large over-plus, so needs no farther care.
At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq, it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives.
We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It’s not worth their while going into work.
The battle for women’s rights has been largely won.
The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.
The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people’s reality, and eventually in one’s own.
An Adult faith does not follow the waves of fashion and the latest novelties.
But I’m kind of comfortable with getting older because it’s better than the other option, which is being dead. So I’ll take getting older.
It took me a long time to figure out how to act, and how to conduct myself in the business so I could get what I felt I needed to support my potential and give them what they wanted.
Since the events of September 11, we’ve rightfully changed our military strategy so we’re now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen.
I find it very easy playing Bond. I think he’s hilarious. He gets himself into some extraordinarily funny situations.
As my manager says, ‘These are wonderful problems.’
Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would see by going to the forest that straight trees are cut down while crooked ones are left standing.
When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you’re older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.
We have no general conceptual thrust for the band, other than trying to make music that keeps our interest. When things are novel, they are probably things we have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design.
I choose not to give energy to the emotions of revenge, hatred or the desire to subjugate.
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.
I had admired Richard Burton for years and years before I had ever worked with him. He was a great, great actor. It was a joy to get to know him as a person.
You can take any one of our stories that we use right now, put western clothes on us, stick us out in the west and they’ll work just as well – any single one of them – because they’re stories about people, they’re stories about things.
The Detroit String Quartet played Brahms last night. Brahms lost.
With me being form the South, I wanted to make this album like a G Unit.
Sometimes decisions get made and it ends up being God doing for you what you couldn’t do for yourself.
I was on my face. I heard the count from one to 10. I kept telling myself that I had to get up, but I couldn’t move. I couldn’t make myself move. It was the strangest feeling.
I love the fact that we, as black people, carry our faith with us. We share it and embrace it and love it and talk about it because we talk about everything else and why not that and that was the first impression that I had that really touched me.
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
I’m on the cover of the lingerie football swimsuit calendar this year.
The point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics.
There’s an old saying that God exists in your search for him. I just want you to understand that I ain’t looking.
I hold communications with saints and angels, even with satan himself.
Whatsoever is good; the same is also approved of God.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn’t exactly been one of moderation.
I had a call to the University of Miami where I’d run a revival in 1950.
We were all so different, temperamentally from one another, it’s impossible to believe that we were together for so long. The cast and crew. How could we be more different from one another? It’s difficult to imagine. But something lovely came of it.
In science there are no ‘depths’; there is surface everywhere.
In Europe, a writer is supposed to improve up until he’s about 75.
Ruling elders are declared to be the representatives of the people.
In terms of weapons, the best disarmament tool so far is nuclear energy. We have been taking down the Russian warheads, turning it into electricity. 10 percent of American electricity comes from decommissioned warheads.
I still can’t decide which is more fun – reading or writing.
I profoundly believe it takes a lot of practice to become a moral slob.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
I think it would be fun to write about movies again.
Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.