Top Quotes About Anything
W2K will be a bigger disaster than Y2K.
I feel my family’s needs are a priority. I’m not comfortable with the idea of serving the many and ignoring my family.
I come from a large family so you can count on the fact that I’m going to have more kids.
I was like Gene Kelly, it was called singing in the rain. No seriously, I wasn’t really born with a singing voice, but my friends Joe and John taught me how to sing.
Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.
I have to try different things to see what works best. Other people get impatient with that.
The world of this is a load of crap. You get all these bloody people, so incredibly sycophantic.
And you know, we did it as an independent film, and we weren’t expecting it to be on television, and Lifetime ended up buying it. And the viewers responded intensely to that film.
The Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife, actually, was an effort to put something on the mall in Washington so American tourists could walk through America, and in their minds everything on the mall would be American.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold. But I am not aware of any weakness.
Miller didn’t write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That’s the measure of its merit.
The main issue was deciding what to play: Should it be old Ramones material or new material? I had about three albums worth of new material, but I knew that people would rather hear the Ramones songs.
Dee Dee Ramone
Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The highlight of my career? The Olympics, of course.
Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
And it really pisses Peter and Micky off when I get onto one of those tangents where I start to do humor.
Ward Churchill might be more valuable to the opponents of the academic left employed than unemployed. Above all, he can serve as a living window into the intellectual, moral, and political bankruptcy of the left.
It’s silly to keep people alive who have a terrible disease.
I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do my job it’ll even see the light of air, if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by.
Only a few act – the rest of us reap the benefits of their risk.
It was horrifying. You wouldn’t believe how people are treated there. You could see that these people had withdrawn so far that they just lived in their own minds. They did terrible things to themselves.
It bothers me when I hear it in a car commercial or some such. But for the most part, it’s better than seeing sacred music relegated to the scrap heap.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety.
Carol Ann Duffy
I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way.
Actually, Sydney is my second favourite city on earth, I love Sydney, but this is the greatest.
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
When I put together a graphic novel, I don’t think about literary prose. I think about storytelling.
My hobby of not attending meetings about recycling saves more energy than your hobby of recycling.
I love building spaces: architecture, furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion. The development procedure is more tactile. It’s about space and form and it’s something you can share with other people.
And, if we lost, then who win? Did Al Qaida win? When on the floor of the House of Representatives they cheer – they cheer – when they pass a withdrawal motion that is a certain date for surrender, what were they cheering? Surrender? Defeat?
If you spend a whole afternoon just eating popcorn and watching football, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if that’s all you do, you get swept along with the tide, without any idea of where you’re going.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.
In the name of the constitution of Texas, which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath. I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her.
You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it.
I feel great, the prognosis is excellent.
Make no mistake: the anti-war voices long for us to lose any war they cannot prevent.
I’ve just had eighteen straight whiskies. I think that’s the record.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Unquestionably, it was going to be highly dangerous. Yet I felt it was quite natural to jump at the task. After all, if you don’t like action and excitement, you don’t go into police work. And, what the hell, I figured, nobody lives forever!
Normal military trade is undoubtedly part of the normal State-to-State relations.
I am always begging them to spare me this chasing after men.
I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids – and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
First I shall name the eagle, of which there are three species: the great grey eagle is the largest, of great strength and high flight; he chiefly preys on fawns and other young quadrupeds.
The real problem is arranging that experience in a way that tells a story, which is just incredible enough to be interesting, but credible enough to be believed.
I was sick. I guess I was about to crack up thinking about all my good buddies. They were better men than me and they’re not coming back. Much less back to the White House, like me.
The biggest challenge has been simulating a tornado with wind machines and dirt and debris. Right when you walk on the set, you feel the energy of a tornado. But the hardest thing is trying to get dialogue out in all of that.
Our investments in data, Internet and international have been particularly timely and have positioned the company to post industry-leading incremental revenue gains.
I have had to learn about saying no.
True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends’ boyfriends – and he accepts it.