Top Quotes About Anything
We’ve not had one Republican president in 34 years balance the budget. You can’t trust right-wing Republicans with your money. You ought to hire somebody who has balanced a budget. I’m much more conservative with money than George Bush is.
As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional.
I’ve always ridden horses.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I reject the notion that a high turnout helps Senator Kerry. I think in Florida at least, it’s going to help President Bush because we have gotten more registered voters than the Democrats, and our base is just fired up – thanks to your help and a lot of others.
Make no mistake; child predation on the Internet is a growing problem.
When I was in England doing Romeo and Juliet as a child star, I was interviewed by the British press, who are even more vicious and cruel than the Americans. So I have been extremely guarded ever since.
I’m not aware that I was consciously influenced by any director, though these things often happen unnoticed, submerged in the unconscious.
William Peter Blatty
Robin hasn’t got a big nose – but I can soon arrange that.
Where is the expectation of privacy in the commission of a crime?
Another principle is, the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age.
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.
The future ain’t what it used to be.
As the universe accepted our show, more people began to accept me.
When the START 2 treaty has been implemented – and remember it has not yet been ratified – we will be left with some 15,000 nuclear warheads, active and in reserve. Fifteen thousand weapons with an average yield of 20 Hiroshima bombs.
I don’t think I’m generous enough to be the straight guy. I sort of make my own way and make my own statement. Do I mind pushing myself forward? Not at all.
Instead of the international police action we had hoped for during the war in Kosovo, there are wars again – conducted with state-of-the-art technology, but still in the old style.
One must marry one’s feelings to one’s beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one’s life.
We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I’m all for bringing back the birch, but only between consenting adults.
Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation. It makes history possible.
Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
Learn to say “I don’t know.” If used when appropriate, it will be often.
Because artists can be extremely eccentric and insane, and unfortunately, the people they hurt the most are the people that are closest to them.
Maynard James Keenan
You’re always better off if you quit smoking; it’s never too late.
We can scale the heights of mountains and see the world rayed out before us, but we fail to recognize that which is before us.
Ruth St. Denis
The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
I don’t believe in social equality, and they know it.
Nothing remains great without a capacity to change and to accommodate the conditions of a changing world.
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
A play visibly represents pure existing.
Our understanding is correlative to our perception.
So see every opportunity as golden, and keep your eyes on the prize – yours, not anybody else’s.
I think I got really lucky with Slacker. That was a film that probably shouldn’t have been seen.
You all look like happy campers to me. Happy campers you are, happy campers you have been, and, as far as I am concerned, happy campers you will always be.
Only by living absurdly is it possible to break out of this infinite absurdity.
The only reason they come to see me is that I know that life is great, and they know I know it.
It is important that the United States remain a two-party system. I’m a fellow who likes small parties and the Republican Party can’t be too small to suit me.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.
I saw Ellen and my knees were weak. It was amazing. And it was very hard for me to get her out of my mind after that. Then when I saw her that night, we started talking, and that’s that.
Portia de Rossi
We’ve got a low turnover management group and executive group who’ve grown up in the business.
Fred L. Turner
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
Today they have proven once again that the mainstream media can’t print enough bad news about our troops.
I suppose the most fun I had was on the second film.
I’m not a big believer in a thing called luck. I believe it has a lot to do with fate and just really having a vision of the way you would see your life.
Our intention is to give people, however you might stylize it, a tax cut or a pay raise.
The United Nations organization has proclaimed 1979 as the Year of the Child. Are the children to receive the arms race from us as a necessary inheritance?
Pope John Paul II
There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.