Top Quotes About Anything
We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
Well, first of all, I’m worth every penny.
Limits are very important.
If the guitar synthesizer is really going to stand as a synthesizer on its own, it needs to develop a more characteristic sound; I don’ think it’s gotten there yet.
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
E. M. Forster
My country right or wrong; when right, to keep her right; when wrong, to put her right.
Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.
When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.
It is clear that a temporary increase in the cap is needed to ensure high-tech companies can hire the specialized personnel they need to continue to help fuel California’s economic growth.
Change is the end result of all true learning.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Ludwig van Beethoven
To bear is to conquer our fate.
Tolerance is another word for indifference.
W. Somerset Maugham
Everybody has a right to be defended, and every lawyer has a duty to defend people accused. And my office is to defend him, to discuss the accusation point by point, as I think this is a normal step in a democracy.
The publisher has told – you know, if these editors, Andres Martinez and Nick Goldberg, were the least bit honest about this, they would tell you the publisher has told them he wants the editorial page to be conservative.
When do you know you’re insane? And when do you known you’re sane? I think I treat a fine line between the two. It’s a battle to function, but somehow I manage.
An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are hard to understand and refer only to one another.
I would like to break out of this dark, brooding image, cause I’m actually not like that at all.
I’m just preparing my impromptu remarks.
Yes, I mean, I used to be into the big bulk thing, and that’s why my legs look like those of a cyclist instead of a shooter’s, but I think there is a point to where too much is not a good thing. I think I try to lower my center of gravity by doing a lot of legs.
My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don’t think about it, I just have it.
Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
Walt Disney had always tried to get more dimension in his animation and when I saw these tapes, I thought, This is it! This is what Walt was waiting for! But when I looked around, nobody at the studio at the time was even halfway interested in it.
At our computer club, we talked about it being a revolution. Computers were going to belong to everyone, and give us power, and free us from the people who owned computers and all that stuff.
It takes a lot of guts to get up on top of a bar and dance.
Whoever does not philosophize for the sake of philosophy, but rather uses philosophy as a means, is a sophist.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
It’s fun to see a lot of the crowd become embarrassed. You’re kind of watching them almost wanting to not watch the screen, but they have to because it’s so compelling!
Certainly, it may bring to light such a deeper knowledge of the structure of matter as to constitute a veritable discontinuity in the progress of science.
Well, I guess I needed this tough first round to really put me into that tournament, to really erase what happened at Indian Wells, which is now the case, you know.
I decided, if I’m going to be poor and black and all, the least thing I’m going to do is to try and find out who I am. I created everything about me.
Hamas, the opponents of Arafat, the opponents of peace, urged a boycott of the election, and yet there was an 85 percent turnout where Hamas is supposed to be strong. Isn’t that really quite incredible?
In prison, you get the chance to see who really loves you.
It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all.
You don’t even want to look in the mirror after you’ve had a baby, because your stomach is just hanging there like a Shar-Pei.
The object of this competition is not to be mean to the losers but to find a winner. The process makes you mean because you get frustrated.
Where anti-Semitism persists, the well being of all our people is at risk.
I’m excited about it, thrilled with the success thus far.
Well, I have also believed in empowering the individual and believe there is a degree of inertia in big government that hampers the ability to respond to a rapidly evolving crisis.
I did the occasional odd film, like Endless Love.
I only have three scenes and each is a turn and she gets progressively drunker. It’s all terribly funny and its main challenge is that it’s so far away from what I usually do.
And I’ve never viewed comics as assignments for the client.
One of the things I’m most proud of about my country is the fact that we did lick McCarthyism back in the fifties.
There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
All that running around in my underwear put money in my pockets. I can focus on working in interesting movies without having to worry about supporting myself.
But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.
David Herbert Lawrence
Well, I don’t have anything to say to Mr. Sneddon, you know? Nothing at all.
I have just gone over my comet computations again, and it is humiliating to perceive how very little more I know than I did seven years ago when I first did this kind of work.
My stars and my stripes are your dream and your labors.
Franklin Knight Lane
There has always been a tendency to classify children almost as a distinct species.
Football, basketball, and the Olympic sports all have their problems with banned substances.
I think everybody at some point – especially if they’ve been working their whole lives – should take time out and think about what they’ve done.