Top Quotes About Anything
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
Vine Deloria, Jr.
My habit of glorifying things far away in space and time, also contributed to my social isolation.
You can tell alot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.
No one’s really happy anyway, it’s not human.
Billie Joe Armstrong
If I didn’t want to work for a couple of years, I wouldn’t have to-it’s a great feeling, to know I’m doing it because I want to do it.
I saw a bank that said “24 Hour Banking,” but I don’t have that much time.
It’s weird because horses kind of come and go in my life.
My vision for Kentucky is a Commonwealth where there is so much economic opportunity, and our quality of life is so high, that people who are born here can stay here, and people who aren’t fortunate enough to be born in Kentucky, can look forward to locating here.
Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow-through who excel.
Mary Kay Ash
The state has physical power and uses it when necessary; the power of religion is love and beneficence.
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
The best part of learning any profession, when you’re really going through those huge stretching escalated times of learning and energy, is when you want to do it so much.
I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they’re good or there because they’re lucky.
I quit my band in New York City in 1969 and I got really angry at them. I got angry at one of my guitar players and I dove over the drum set and we got into a fight.
The more education a woman has, the wider the gap between men’s and women’s earnings for the same work.
Sandra Day O'Connor
There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair.
John F. Kennedy
And now we have the formalities over, we’ll have the National Anthems.
I think there’s a knowingness in my face.
Rebecca De Mornay
I like to hike with my dog, Webster. It helps clear my mind.
You can read a dozen different textbooks or how-to manuals that will tell you the basic rules of what makes a story – a beginning, a middle, and an end.
I don’t like guys who will lie down and take it. I want someone who’ll fight back. I like people who can argue well.
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
A lot of these people were getting to where they didn’t need help anymore. You have to start all over again.
It’s something I’ve always loved doing. I’m not one of the artists who comes in and just does my bit. I’m there every second of every day. That’s my hands-on situation.
Very often when I go in to meet for movies or pilots, I’m put on videotape. I hate the notion that that tape is going to sit on a shelf and never get better.
David Ogden Stiers
I have a friend who, if she has a bad hair day, it affects her whole mood because it is part of her sexuality, her confidence. I don’t have that problem any more.
My father, who had previously been a civil engineer, died in the great influenza epidemic of 1918.
Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything, for ‘Tis the only thing in this world that lasts, ‘Tis the only thing worth working for, worth fighting for – worth dying for.
Now I say I’m a diarist with an explanation I’ll get back to you on. Someday I may try and write in memoir form.
I do my job in Type O Negative.
It is a good thing to follow the First Law of Holes: if you are in one, stop digging.
I think as far as kids go, you just have to work hard. Work on your skills, keep focused.
I began writing a book on love because I felt that the United States is moving away from love.
I have a golden Lab who goes everywhere with me. He’s a great leveler.
I am not saying that Hitler was a choir boy. But I am saying, let him who was innocent in the Second World War cast the first stone.
Records have images. There are wet records and dry records. And big records.
Growing older doesn’t bother me.
I think the deepest problem is between my parents and me. I just don’t know if it will ever be the same.
It is plain that, when it comes to inferior officers, Congress itself can pass a law sending these nominees to the President with him having the authority to put them on the bench without the advice and consent of the Senate.
John Jay Hooker
I have many valentines. My mom and my sister and my directors. I got calls from all of them. And my friends. I respect what Valentine’s Day stands for because it is about love.
On my left the shooting had the sharp explosion of the infantry artillery, on my right could be heard the sporadic cannon shots thundering from the front, and up above the sky was clear and the sun bright.
Courage follows action.
Mack R. Douglas
He who becomes a Muslim does so in his own interest.
In the United States, viewers don’t get to see a lot of things we can show in other countries. We didn’t get to show our naked Twister game from Wild On Jamaica, but we definitely filmed it.
Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one.
America is ready for intelligent talk. I am ready to bring some humanity to TV.
I have long been interested in landscape history, and when younger and more robust I used to do much tramping of the English landscape in search of ancient field systems, drove roads, indications of prehistoric settlement.
We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.
I view life as a learning experience. It is not so much all about music; it is about what happens when you are doing the music.
I retired because I had a knee injury, my cartilage was wearing out, it was painful and I couldn’t put in the four hours of practice each day that I needed to.
Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted.