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.
The social and industrial structure of America is founded upon an enlightened citizenship.
I rejected the notion that my race or sex would bar my success in life.
Constance Baker Motley
Women hear rhythm differently than men.
All I wanted was to connect my moods with those of Paris. Beauty paints and when it painted most, I shot.
When I make a film I’m away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.
It is the greatest shot of adrenaline to be doing what you have wanted to do so badly. You almost feel like you could fly without the plane.
And I played in jazz band as well during all three years in school.
Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
For me, shooting, editing, and scoring rely on rhythm.
There are countless studies on the negative spillover of job pressures on family life, but few on how job satisfaction enhances the quality of family life.
Abortion politics have distracted all sides from what is really essential: a major aid campaign to improve midwifery, prenatal care and emergency obstetric services in poor countries.
Nicholas D. Kristof
Study carefully the law of cause and effect.
In stating the principles which regulate exchangeable value and price, we should carefully distinguish between those variations which belong to the commodity itself, and those which are occasioned by a variation in the medium in which value is estimated, or price expressed.
Avon is a unique place to work; we’ve got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company; 46 percent of our officers are women.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
A masterpiece… may be unwelcome but it is never dull.
Look, only in Washington is not raising taxes considered a tax cut. Nobody’s getting a tax cut here. We’re not cutting taxes. We’re preventing tax increases from occurring.
The truth is always something that is told, not something that is known. If there were no speaking or writing, there would be no truth about anything. There would only be what is.
Jewish persecution is a historical memory of the present generation and people fear it in the present day, and that’s why those references are so much more powerful. I just understand that better now.
The second Cocoon questions that and deals much more directly with the value of living in the real world with its trials and tribulations. I would say it’s about that and not about aging or death.
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they’ve done.
When I am totally race fit, I don’t worry about breathing or technique – they take care of themselves.
Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those – but it’s really important who’s mayor and who’s on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board.
We’re all so mauled by information, but it’s recycled information. We need to shut it out. So, you’ve got to get bizarre. This is an artist’s purpose – to break away from the recycled. Performance art can do that.
There is zero debate about whether the world is getting warmer. That is a fact, a measured fact. There is some debate, although not much anymore, about what’s causing the world to get warmer. And the consensus, by far is that it’s us.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man’s form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.
Life inspires more dread than death – it is life which is the great unknown.
Emile M. Cioran
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
R. Buckminster Fuller
To me, being grown-up meant smoking cigarettes, drinking cocktails, and dressing up in high heels and glamourous outfits.
Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts of nourishment. And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within ourselves for connection and harmony.
Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.
The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery?
W. E. B. Du Bois
My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?
Charles M. Schulz
If it seems a childish thing to do, do it in remembrance that you are a child.
I am not greedy, so I would gladly give a song to someone else to sing if it makes more sense.
The other thing is this industry has decided it only has one market. Unlike any other industry in the world, unlike film or books or sports even, this industry has decided it has only one market and that’s 14 year old boys.
If you have an impulse, not if you’re going to ruin someone elses’ scene, if you have an impulse of a funny little add-on or taking something in a weird direction, try it.
A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.
Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Our fans make the band. What they give we give right back. They’re an integral part of us. They ARE us.
I look upon life as a gift from God. I did nothing to earn it. Now that the time is coming to give it back, I have no right to complain.
Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.
If any movie people are watching this show, please, for me, have some respect. You wanna sell some tickets, act like you know what you’re talking about.
As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called.
Robert Jay Lifton
It is an open secret that Jews do not work, but rather let others work for them.
At Christmas, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it’s coming.
There is a serious tendency toward capitalism among the well-to-do peasants.
Mao Tse Tung