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.
Virgin Records will probably release their own package sometime next year.
Well, I write in exile because I cannot return to my country, so I have no choice but to see myself as an exiled writer.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
One could not pluck a flower without troubling a star.
The beet must be uprooted.
I try to choose the songs that really are basically coming from my heart. I think that through the songs that I select, people know what’s going on in my life.
Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes and I knew the way I had to take.
I would have loved to have met some former spies, but they don’t readily advertise themselves unless they’re not living in Moscow, and even then. I’m sure I’ve met some without realizing it.
Dali is like a man who hesitates between talent and genius, or, as one might once have said, between vice and virtue.
There will be a lot of competitive and strong companies coming here and even though Kosovo is a small country that undoubtedly has a lot to offer to global trade; one of our main interests is to expose it to the world market.
It’s hard to get into Newsweek because, as more of our former intellectual magazines take on a pop focus, if there’s no buzz, there’s no interest.
Kids are our future, and we hope baseball has given them some idea of what it is to live together and how we can get along, whether you be black or white.
I loved the last album, and it was one hundred percent me. But this is like me two years later, who understands a little bit more about music and understands a little bit more about making an album. I wrote a lot more.
This is not a sham, not a game. This is the real stuff.
I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks, your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.
Well, for us, in history where goodness is a rare pearl, he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great.
But what we can do, as flawed as we are, is still see God in other people, and do our best to help them find their own grace. That’s what I strive to do, that’s what I pray to do every day.
I give Cronkite a whole lot of credit.
Pictures help you to form the mental mold.
You increase muscle bulk by training against resistance. For example, weights. And in ballet, this isn’t the case.
First of all, in terms of investment in Internet-related developments, venture capitalists – once burned – are now very cautious and are investing in areas that actually make business sense.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Viktor E. Frankl
Beyond this day, no thinking person could fail to see what would happen.
By the time I was in high school, Roe v. Wade had passed, so that was also happening; girls were getting pregnant and getting abortions – and that happened in my school too.
I like villains because there’s something so attractive about a committed person – they have a plan, an ideology, no matter how twisted. They’re motivated.
Anyway, in my writing I’ve always been interested in finding places to stand, and I’ve found it very useful to have a direct experience of what I’m writing about.
The evidence that things are changing fast can be seen in the dramatic increase in the influence of blogging. We should be collecting emails as we used to collect telephone numbers and using them to better communicate our message to key voters.
You already have zero privacy – get over it.
I’m Chinese-American, of course, and so it’s very interesting to see China actually launch their own astronauts, becoming the third nation, following the United States and Russia, to do so.
However, when my parents married in 1945, China was in turmoil and the possibility of returning grew increasingly remote, and they decided to begin their family in the United States.
For a season, a gifted speaker can inspire with his words, but for a lifetime John McCain has inspired with his deeds.
I have never been a critic of science fiction as a whole.
I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha.
I’m not usually attracted to big-budget American films.
If the President really wanted to know exactly how Rove and Libby were involved, he could walk down to their offices and demand that they answer him honestly.
I don’t think the public is dying to see me necessarily be funny all the time.
When it came time to find employment, I set my sights on becoming an engineer at a home electronics manufacturer, a field that was closely related to my major at university.
It’s perfectly okay if you don’t understand every single one of them. For one thing, I make a lot of corny jokes, and you have to be 40 years old to get some of them.
Brian P. Cleary
So here we are today with a new conversation. When University of Georgia plays Georgia Tech, it’s uniform color versus skin color. We have – we’ve overcome that level of racial fear.
You know, just because you’re a blonde type doesn’t mean you can’t suddenly do serious parts.
The Mekons were kind of like the background music of my life.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
This has been harder for my friends. I know I’m going to die.
I feel as though my career really hit its high point when I was cast as a supporting actress in ‘American Wedding’. I thought the script had a lot of depth and intelligence, and it really just jumped off the page.
I get called an adrenaline junkie every other minute, and I’m just fine with that.
According as the man is, so must you humour him.
The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.
An exact poetic duplication of a man is for the poet a negation of the earth, an impossibility of being, even though his greatest desire is to speak to many men, to unite with them by means of harmonious verses about the truths of the mind or of things.
If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?
Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses, hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently.
Harry A. Blackmun
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence.
Honore De Balzac