Top Quotes About Anything
We had two cameras, so they could turn it on and shoot as much as we wanted. You don’t have to worry about wasting money on film. A lot more takes are possible.
You can’t hold the record forever, and I know that. I’m not stupid.
I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that provides secure retirement benefits for all, especially those who are most at risk such as widows, orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises.
To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can.
In the years since 9/11, more terrorists have been created through this President’s policies than were captured or killed. There weren’t any terrorists in Iraq in 2003, but there are now.
I continue to vote against such spending increases, but sometimes I think some of my Republican colleagues forgot that we were sent here to shrink the federal government, not to grow it.
I’m a sensitive guy. If you are a woman and you’re in any kind of emotional duress and you write a song about it, I’ll buy you album.
And the music, as far as a type of music, it’s still pretty viable.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
If you don’t trust the pilot, don’t go.
The USDA is not our ally here. We have to take matters into our own hands, not only by advocating for a better diet for everyone – and that’s the hard part – but by improving our own. And that happens to be quite easy. Less meat, less junk, more plants.
In the arts the way in which an idea is rendered, and the manner in which it is expressed, is much more important than the idea itself.
I got a call this morning, and it was from Nancy Kerrigan, wishing me luck. She wished me luck and sent me all her good wishes.
Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die, without arranging for it.
Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
George W. Bush
The key to accepting responsibility for your life is to accept the fact that your choices, every one of them, are leading you inexorably to either success or failure, however you define those terms.
I looked at a fetal development chart at the Operation Rescue Office in Dallas. I had a lot of emotions stirring up inside of me. That’s when I decided that it was wrong in any stage of pregnancy.
A molecular manufacturing technology will let us build molecular surgical tools, and those tools will, for the first time, let us directly address the problems at the very root level.
From that date the abandonment of the older State proceeded with a rapidity never before known, and with it grew the domestic slave trade and the pro-slavery feeling.
Henry Charles Carey
Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines.
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
I think we’re the first generation to successfully integrate American society.
The man who bears my name, and who claims to be me, was born on July 15, 1865, the sixth in a family of seven. He was an ugly child, and remained ugly till his eighteenth year, when his looks gradually improved.
It is not actual suffering but the taste of better things which excites people to revolt.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.
It’s about the power of design and the power of the human spirit. It’s above paying anybody to do something stupid for money like reality television does – like ambushing people.
And I came away from that experience, and it was a very difficult experience – I came to understand that you have to practice at being a good father and practice at being a good husband, just as you have to practice at being a good journalist.
Historically, terrorism falls in a category different from crimes that concern a criminal court judge.
Mankind is made great or little by its own will.
We function in a pack mentality. This is our tribe. And this is how we are exploited – sold a bill of goods and a household of products.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Black Flag was formed in 1977. We first recorded in 1978.
Don’t you think you’re just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic?
Now, therefore, the Directors of the company are hereby ordered to see that precautions are taken to make travel on said railroad perfectly safe by using a screw with at least twenty-four inches diameter.
Joshua A. Norton
Take a walk on the wild side.
Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.
I think it better that in times like these a poet’s mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right.
William Butler Yeats
Now I meet people with full-color Wolverine tattoos on their backs. Thank God I did okay, because I think if I hadn’t, they’d spit on me in the street.
I think it’s easy for me to connect to some people, and I don’t know if that’s the same thing as falling in love whereas before, I might have said it was.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man’s initiative and independence.
The only work I’ve done the last two years is interviews. I’m very good at it.
Our Christian conviction is that Christ is also the messiah of Israel. Certainly it is in the hands of God how and when the unification of Jews and Christians into the people of God will take place.
Pope Benedict XVI
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by providence as an evil to mankind.
I rejected the notion that my race or sex would bar my success in life.
Constance Baker Motley
I imagine there are things I wouldn’t do, but I haven’t been offered those recently either.
M. Emmet Walsh
Having hit a wall, the next logical step is not to bang our heads against it.
I like trying to get pregnant. I’m not so sure about childbirth.
So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations.
At Rochester, I came with the same emotions as many of the entering freshman: everything was new, exciting and a bit overwhelming, but at least nobody had heard of my brothers and cousins.
I don’t like to boast, but I have probably skipped more poetry than any other person of my age and weight in this country.