Top Quotes About Anything
Whatever pursuit you undertake, the requirements should start with a love of what it is that you are pursuing.
It’s an infinite creative universe to explore so why chase conservative options?
Laughter can bring a new perspective.
For this is our most perfect duty and yet least known to us by nature: Whatever we conceive or will should be joined with the good of our neighbor.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy
Don’t get small units caught in between the forces of history.
John W. Vessey, Jr.
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress.
I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time.
I’ve always loved film more than theater.
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we profess to entertain for our firends. It is little better than a piece of quackery. The truth is, we think of them as we please, that is, as they please or displease us.
God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throws the dice where they cannot be seen.
The only time I commit to conspiracy theories is when something way retarded happens. Like Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone.
Good fiction must be entertaining, but what makes fiction special – and True – is that the realness of a novel allows it to carry a larger message.
Jerry B. Jenkins
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
When I look out at the audience at some of our shows, I think we are reaching a younger audience… I see lots of people in their 30s and 40s, but I also see a lot of people in their young and middle teens, and that’s definitely reassuring.
When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
Sydney J. Harris
When you play against different people from all walks of life you can’t do the same thing against every player defensively or offensively. You have to change up the way you go at a player.
Black history is American history.
The determination to win is the better part of winning.
Seriousness is stupidity sent to college.
P. J. O'Rourke
In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there’s no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
You sleep with people all the time that you hate.
With any group of people in life, sad things happen, and crazy things, and happy things. When you’re in the public eye, it’s just amplified, that’s all.
I had had no art training.
The fight for freedom must go on until it is won; until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest.
Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else.
I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs Browning’s line about the stars. It is far-fetched. She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
Anyone who isn’t confused really doesn’t understand the situation.
Edward R. Murrow
Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky – or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time.
I’m from the Midwest, and I loved my family. I had a very good time as a child, but I was also – I have a theory about Jews growing up in the Midwest, that there is an ultimately sort of wonderful avoidance of a lot of things, and a great acceptance of whatever is happening.
It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom you already owe much.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Advertising is the art of the tiny. You have to tell a complete a story and deliver a complete message in a very encapsulated form. It disciplines you to cut away extraneous information.
Faith is a higher faculty than reason.
H. C. Bailey
It is living and ceasing to live that are imaginary solutions. Existence is elsewhere.
Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
Stephen Sondheim told me that Oscar Hammerstein believed everything that he wrote. So there’s great truth in the songs, and that’s what was so wonderful to find.
They gave me four weeks, and I asked if the first week could be just music with the two main conductors. So, the conductors came over to my home, and we worked in the music room, and I learned my two little songs.
I didn’t lose. I got second. That’s still winning,” she said. “How could I be unhappy with second place? There are a million people who would love to be in my position.
Of course, all writers draw upon their personal experiences in describing day-to-day life and human relationships, but I tend to keep my own experiences largely separate from my stories.
The snow continues with high winds we remain at this camp to day in consequence of the weather.
William Henry Ashley
To be a member of the Communist Party is to have a taste of the police state. It is a diluted taste but is bitter and unforgettable.
Where fear is, happiness is not.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.
Well, the studios don’t really want to take those risks right off the bat. They’ll take the risk after they’ve seen the finished product and say oh yeah we want that. This is a great film but they are hesitant to take the risk when you just see it on paper.
I think most writers feel like they’re on the outside looking in much of the time. All of us feel, to a certain extent, alienated from the stuff going on around us.
I married a woman who is much better than me, I’m very fortunate to be with her and I know I’ll be happy with her the rest of my life.
The problem was just a mean attitude that festers and has to be challenged.
It is a curious phenomena that God has made the hearts of the poor, rich and those of the rich, poor.