Top Quotes About Anything
We love your adherence to democratic principles.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I’ll stay in Memphis.
I developed the habit of writing novels behind a closed door, or at my uncle’s, on the dining table.
Thank God I never got in a fight. All of the jock dudes hated me, but all of their girlfriends thought I was nice so they wouldn’t touch me. It was infuriating to them.
Oil-painting is a developed technique. Why go backwards?
My heart pumps yet the poison draught of you.
Let us live no more to ourselves, but to Him who loved us, and gave Himself to die for us.
The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp. It was like being schizophrenic; there was her, the woman on television, and the real me.
I know it’s more five-star now than it was then, but it’s still a difficult tour. In the same way as India and Pakistan players find it difficult coming to Australia. People sometimes have difficulty believing that.
Children – if you think back really what it was like to be a child and what it was like to know other children – children lie all the time.
But James Gandolfini and Edie Falco, they did such great work, especially in the last show.
If I were like a lot of other people, then it wouldn’t be fun; but since I’m like me, it’s okay.
Life is something to do when you can’t get to sleep.
Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax.
We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.
Equal and united people can above all become a part of the civilization toward which mankind is moving. If we cannot be at the head of the column leading to such a civilization, there is certainly no need for us to be at is tail.
As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.
And every friend I’ve got has been writing Mars stories. It was pretty clear I’d never catch up.
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be ‘consistent’.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
If I were to say what I really think I would be arrested or shut away in a lunatic asylum. Come on, I am sure that it would be the same for everyone.
But I’d say that probably 70 percent of the bunkering is more to give you an idea of the direction that you want to go or to save your ball from going into worse places.
It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
As far as I’m concerned, I want to remain the mean little man I always was.
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
Anybody can say she’s an actress. It’s another thing to get a job.
Being Indian is not blood as much as it is culture.
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
If I had been in the gallery, I’d have gone home.
They wish for a general government of unity, as they see that the local legislatures must naturally and necessarily tend to retard the general government.
Humans are imperfect. That’s one of the reasons that classical and jazz are in trouble. We’re on the quest for the perfect performance and every note has to be right. Man, every note is not right in life.
They are imaginary characters. But perhaps not solely the products of my imagination, since there are some aspects of the characters that relate to my own experience of a wide variety of people.
There are no problems that exist in the District that have been solved elsewhere in the country. Whatever problems exist in this city exist other places.
Obviously it’s my second senior event, and I’m tired obviously coming back from the British Open, from surgery, which was priority No. 1, did that successfully, and each week since the British Open I’ve felt in pretty good control of my golf game.
A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive.
Disease makes men more physical, it leaves them nothing but body.
Man hoards himself when he has nothing to give away.
In the late afternoons and early evenings, the crowd is easily over 1 million. That many people simply can’t fit in Independence Square. The demonstration spills in to the streets for several blocks.
I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
Now I walk around with my head down, trying to hide, thinking that everybody knows that I inflicted people with HIV, because that is all they are going to read.
Genius, when young, is divine.
I get to the theatre in plenty of time; I prepare my shoes in advance; I eat and drink the right things at the right time. The rest you have to leave to luck!
The Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins was founded and directed by Tom Pollard, an engaging young scientist with remarkable energy and enthusiasm.
I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
It’s not bragging if you can back it up.
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
I really don’t have any secrets. I’ve never met a photographer whose work I respected that had a secret because the secret lies within each and every one of us.
Just as predatory animals follow a similar general design and behave in similar ways, so organizations, especially those in competition with one another, must follow certain design principles if they are to succeed and prevail.
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely social one of a fraternal organization because we are bound together not only by a single interest but by a common goal. To win. Nothing else matters, and nothing else will do.
A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.
Rita Mae Brown