Top Quotes About Anything
Whatever pursuit you undertake, the requirements should start with a love of what it is that you are pursuing.
I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
The interesting thing is why we’re so desperate for this anesthetic against loneliness.
David Foster Wallace
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head.
Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books.
Orson Scott Card
Blanche talks about aging, and why should she be considered poor, because physical beauty is transitory and fading and she has such richness of the soul. I think that speech is so beautiful, and so telling and so true.
And looking at today’s music scene, I think it’s cool that there are a lot of consumers and fans not limited by what radio and the record companies tell them to buy.
Myself, I don’t think you will ever get security in the Mideast until you have what on the surface appears to be fair to both sides. You have to have leaders committed to peace, on both sides. One side can’t impose a solution.
Bobby R. Inman
Josie needed more of a personality than what the cartoon had to offer.
Rachael Leigh Cook
I made a better decision in choosing my team. Sure, I had a bigger choice of players to choose from – but I couldn’t have asked for a harder working group of players who did an incredible job.
The highest percentage of African Americans own their own homes today than ever in our nation’s history.
If I could drop dead right now, I’d be the happiest man alive.
Why should I apologize because God throws in crystal chandeliers, mahogany floors, and the best construction in the world?
We do not deride the fears of prospering white America. A nation of violence and private property has every reason to dread the violated and the deprived.
There are some who speak well and write badly. For the place and the audience warm them, and draw from their minds more than they think of without that warmth.
All the work built my fame and certainly made me more money, but the toll it took in my home was not good.
Jamie Lee Curtis
I was very depressed after breaking off my engagement with Johnny ten years ago. I was embarrassingly dramatic at the time, but you have to remember I was only 19 years old.
Love of country is like love of woman – he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
The lawlessness of frontier life in America has been pictured as a remarkable phenomenon. In reality, it was the natural consequence of indiscriminate mixing of volatile substances.
A man’s felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.
So, it didn’t do well. But now when I talk to kids who are first seeing it, they’re surprised to hear the movie failed at the box office. Sometimes that’s what happens.
The football season is like pain. You forget how terrible it is until it seizes you again.
If your religion is better than mine and your opinion, you have a real problem.
You never know what show is going to change your life.
Oh yes, much, because music is just something that comes to you. You don’t question it.
There is but one honest limit to the rights of a sentient being; it is where they touch the rights of another sentient being.
My strength is my enthusiasm.
All parts of the human body get tired eventually – except the tongue.
I knew from day one, the truth would prevail, but I was so scared I didn’t know what to do.
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.
One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition.
When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes, we must try charity, which is love in action. We must speculate no more on our duty, but simply do it. When we have done it, however blindly, perhaps Heaven will show us why.
Dinah Maria Mulock
The Green Party represents that majority point of view within the U.S.
History proves abundantly that pure science, undertaken without regard to applications to human needs, is usually ultimately of direct benefit to mankind.
I have always been willing to take the blame for the things I have done.
In such a case, it would be almost sure of success, if the active members of a society established for that purpose, were inclined to meet the poor as men, as brethren, and as Christians.
The end game is you change that law to making that law better, whichever law you’re talking about.
I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
Arthur Conan Doyle
I love what I do and I love the fans.
I can’t wait until we get to the stage where we don’t have to explain anymore.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
Thomas A. Edison
The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.
But it’s always really difficult to find someone that has the qualities to be a great accompanist.
Victoria de los Angeles
A lot of my success comes from black music. It’s something I’m very proud of.
The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
But heat can also be produced by the friction of liquids, in which there could be no question of changes in structure, or of the liberation of latent heat.
Hermann von Helmholtz
I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature, and it should be displaced. Failing that, I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources.