Top Quotes About Anything
When an actor has money, he doesn’t send letters, but telegrams.
That kind of thing happens to black people every day in this country, and they don’t receive that kind of sentence he did, which was to go to prison on the weekends; I think he lectured there-an outside lecturer.
The birth of any show is always a rough one.
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
That was all and it was enough for me: fantasies are better left fantasies.
Put this restriction on your pleasures, be cautious that they injure no being that lives.
I was diagnosed with the illness right before the 1995 World Cup.
At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people.
But it becomes disrespectful when the artist’s process is not respected.
That’s what my music… I’m working on a solo record right now, it’s gonna be more hip-hop than anything, like electronic hip-hop, futuristic hip-hop. I’m probably gonna be rapping on it.
As information technology restructures the work situation, it abstracts thought from action.
If all I’m remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I’ve done a bad job with the rest of my life.
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I agree with the President that second-guessing is not a strategy, but at the same time, I want to continue the dialogue that ultimately will lead to bringing all of our troops home.
We can’t worry about competition. Besides, you aren’t competing with anyone but yourself. They have nothing to do with whether you make a good movie or not.
Well, when I was growing up it was Ozzie and Harriet on TV – nobody’s parents were like that.
What I learned most from my father wasn’t anything he said; it was just the way he behaved. He loved his work so much that, whenever he came on set, he brought that with him, and other people rose to it.
Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word.
Willard Van Orman Quine
Then you had people who wanted to get into comedy just to get a TV deal.
The generic Canadian style of illustration is different from the generic American style.
If you’re really on top, you probably didn’t do that great, ’cause you have to water it down a bit for it to get that mass appeal.
It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.
Robert Browning Hamilton
If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint.
Lewis H. Lapham
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the ‘Lord of the Rings’ films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.
What was frustrating about Armageddon was the time I spent not doing anything. It was a big special effects film, and I wasn’t crazy about pretending I was in outer space. It feels ridiculous.
All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work comes to him.
W. H. Auden
When the bus or the plane rolled or flew through the night, they sang songs of their own composition about Mr Nixon and the Republicans in chorus with the Kennedy staff and felt that they, too, were marching like soldiers of the Lord to the New Frontier.
In every tyrant’s heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
But presidents matter. That’s one of the biggest lessons I learned being in the White House.
All my boys make me laugh.
The first time I kissed Brad my knees went weak – I literally lost my breath!
In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it’s a sport.
We are aware that in 2005 our efforts to preserve the stability and prestige of the Republic of Bulgaria in the area of foreign policy, and our efforts to attain fully our strategic goals will be mostly contingent upon the way we address our domestic priorities.
New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal. Everybody is looking at everybody else a foolish crowd walking on mirrors.
I’ve always tried to explore the humorous aspects of life.
I’ve always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties.
When I was a kid, Eisenhower had been President forever, and all of a sudden, everything in the world was all about Jack Kennedy. I was 12, interested in politics; my father was from Massachusetts, had an accent like Kennedy.
I don’t own everything, I do have a partner.
He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.
A businessman is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I have no ghost writers. I personally write every message and every piece of published mail.
Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.
I haven’t changed much, over the years. I use less adjectives, now, and have a kinder heart, perhaps.
I don’t think there’s any great mystery to writing female characters, so long as you talk to them. If you lived in a monastery and never met any women, maybe it would be difficult.
I have trouble voicing my thoughts… I can’t communicate very well that way.
Some tracks are with quartet and some tracks are with synthesizer.
The best sermon is preached by the minister who has a sermon to preach and not by the man who has to preach a sermon.
Certainly, its important to protect the water system and that covers, certainly, everything from vandals to terrorists.