Top Quotes About Anything
We’re not the States of America; we’re the United States of America. If states don’t get what they need, we’re not going to have a successful plan, period.
Now, after the communist take-over in 1948, the amount of feature films produced dwindled to three a year, while the school was, you know, every year another three, four, five students.
My connection with the Reich Ministers was of a purely official nature and was very infrequent.
First of all I would make about 80% of the people law-abiding citizens again. The policy which is carried out now makes every entrepreneur and businessman a thief against his own will.
We must… guarantee women control over their own reproductive decisions.
Henry W. Kendall
Studies have indicated there is a strong correlation between the shortages of nurses and morbidity and mortality rates in our hospitals.
Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.
Once you’re a winner, you can give all sorts of reasons why you’re a winner. Of course, you could all those same reasons to explain why a show fails.
Young kids are doing the same thing I did, but they’re doing it differently. They don’t do brain surgery the way they used to do it either.
Tom T. Hall
When I first was conducting as guest conductor in Europe 25 years ago, I would propose doing American pieces and grudgingly it would be accepted from time to time.
Michael Tilson Thomas
Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
And by the way, I wanted to point out that Kindred is not science fiction. You’ll note there’s no science in it. It’s a kind of grim fantasy.
Our favorite: a former garbage dump converted into a riverside park. I first ran there more than 30 years ago when a marathon passed through this park that later became home to Pre’s Trail.
The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system.
I don’t have ideas so much as there are things which constantly evolve… there are various threads or layers, if you like, which change.
Kennedy had made a mess in Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. He had to do something to look good. The Apollo program of going to the Moon was quite a goal,.
At first it was exhilarating but when I realized it wasn’t going away, it became scary and claustrophobic. Fame is a weird thing.
I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can’t trust em.
I have the soul of a singer and do splendidly in the shower but the world will never hear it. Basically, I’m the only Irish person who can’t carry a tune.
Working lives are for the state to influence. Unemployment makes people unhappy. So does instability.
The Russians often took advantage of Lend-Lease.
W. Averell Harriman
There is a great deal of human nature in man.
There is no reason for anyone in this country, anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use a handgun… and the only way to do that is to change the Constitution.
If I had to do my life over, I would change every single thing I have done.
Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.
Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
Arthur Conan Doyle
If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity and my dual careers in music and film, it’s me. I don’t feel frightened; I feel challenged.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
Taste is the common sense of genius.
If you do your fair day’s work, you are certain to get your fair day’s wage – in praise or pudding, whichever happens to suit your taste.
People believe that photographs are true and therefore cannot be art.
The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn’t be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such. A poor man is despised the whole world over.
Jerome K. Jerome
I don’t often reread my own books, unless I am going into another in the series and need to refresh my mood when originating the concept.
And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.
According to Teenage Research Unlimited, 51 percent of 13-15 year olds say they will be faced with making a decision regarding alcohol in the next three months.
The cure for sorrow is to learn something.
I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.
Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.
Usually we are saying only part of the truth.
I wore that same shirt yesterday playing golf. There goes the Nike account.
I represent the Port of Philadelphia, and I know firsthand the important role that ports play in the national and global economy. I have also seen how simple accidents can have devastating impacts on the port system.
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
Harry S. Truman
But actually, my drug addiction thing, I was so stubborn.
After September 11th, nations from across the globe offered their generous assistance to the people of New York. And whenever our friends around the world need our assistance, New York is there.
George E. Pataki
Workers come to America to fill jobs unwanted by Americans, but they are staying and they are not going home.
Nobody roots for Goliath.
The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender.
There is only one thing which can master the perplexed stuff of epic material into unity; and that is, an ability to see in particular human experience some significant symbolism of man’s general destiny.
All life is a manifestation of the spirit, the manifestation of love.
I now work for a finance company in Luxembourg with projects in South America and the Caribbean.