Top Quotes About Anything
We didn’t have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic.
It’s very strange that most people don’t care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.
You have to find what makes you stable in the storm. Then, no matter what’s happening round you, no matter what the hype or the publicity, you can still manage to make leaps in your work as an artist.
The last few years have been my happiest. I’m happy in the years that most people are blue and sad and waiting to die. I don’t feel that a bit. Smiling has a lot to do with it. You can just lift your spirits by smiling a little bit.
In 1975 Australia was producing things like Picnic at Hanging Rock, in other words films that I would consider still some of the finest products to come out of Australia. I think that our quality now is less than it was then.
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
Pope John Paul II
We receive by faith and we keep it by faith.
I’ve got friends who are pyrotechnics who do big fire shows, so I’m really fascinated by that.
You will see, in the future I will live by my watercolors.
I am now seventy, rather glad, really, that I won’t live to see the horrors to come in the 21st century.
No, no I’m not, no, but I just think… when people are naked it tells you a lot about their relationships.
I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them.
To the stern student of affairs, Beirut is a phenomenon, beguiling perhaps, but quite, quite impossible.
I’ve written what and when I want to. It’s been about expressing myself. But with the degree, I had to learn to do everything in a very specific, disciplined way. I am very disciplined, but this demanded a totally different kind of discipline. A real challenge.
Gun control? We need bullet control! I think every bullet should cost 5,000 dollars. Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar, we wouldn’t have any innocent bystanders.
Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you’ll start believing in it.
They built these little tanning booths for Brooke and I to do nothing but lay down and tan all over.
When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.
Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I’d rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive.
Kevin J. Anderson
Research has shown that a barren environment is much more damaging to baby animals than it is to adult animals. It does not hurt the adult animals the same way it damages babies.
Where there’s life, there’s hope.
We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.
Travelling expands the mind rarely.
Hans Christian Andersen
This race is hotter than a Times Square Rolex.
If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident.
Robert J. Ringer
My business is not to show anybody anything; my job is just to do it.
Not everyone can be an orphan.
Wickedness is its own punishment.
I didn’t think I’d ever be able to do movies. That was for serious actors.
If they can’t do it in California, it can’t be done anywhere.
Because I have work to care about, it is possible that I may be less difficult to get along with than other women when the double chins start to form.
We don’t windsurf in Harlem.
You never stop learning. If you have a teacher, you never stop being a student.
I try to make puzzles range all the way from easy to hard, and to leave many open at once.
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
If I could work with Joan Van Ark every day for the rest of my life I would.
Now and then, I had moments of greatness, but I never knew how to duplicate it consistently.
Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
Stephen Jay Gould
Nobody wants you to stop, obviously because you’re a moneymaking machine. But you have to make the decision and you have to move forward. So I took time off to have babies and do all that.
Is the human race a universal constructor?
In the financial system we have today, with less risk concentrated in banks, the probability of systemic financial crises may be lower than in traditional bank-centered financial systems.
He who labours, prays.
Saint Aurelius Augustine
I believe much trouble would be saved if we opened our hearts more.
I’ve always wanted to perform on the London stage.
The conditions which now exist in Germany make it impossible for industrial production to reach the levels which the occupying powers agreed were essential for a minimum German peacetime economy.
James F. Byrnes
We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
My concern is how we learn to be genuine human beings.
I think I would make a good spy. I can sort of be a chameleon. People don’t notice me very easily. I never get recognized.
Stiletto, I look at it more as an attitude as opposed to a high-heeled shoe.
I have been to hell and back. I had a very, very bad nervous breakdown.
From what I’ve been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same reason I smoked as I wrote, which is that they think their performance is going to be better.