Top Quotes About Anything
When an actor has money, he doesn’t send letters, but telegrams.
Be able to keep a secret or promise when you know in your heart that it is the right thing to do.
Marilyn vos Savant
In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don’t let your eyes deceive you.
Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.
I belong to a specific category of writers, those who speak and write in a language different from that of their parents.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
I’m not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.
John Kerry, who says he doesn’t like outsourcing, wants to outsource our national security.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
I’ve never been an intellectual but I have this look.
Certainly the most diverse, if minor, pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author.
The impulse of the journalist is to be novel, yet to relate his curiosities to the urgencies of the moment; the philosopher seeks what he conceives to be true, regardless of the moment.
I am a believer, but I affirm that in public buildings the law of the Republic overrides religious rules.
I was a boy when I first realized that the fullest life liveable was a Poet’s.
Gospel artists are messengers; they are vessels of a message.
Any therapist will tell you that when you’re ready, you will come out. To be outed means you weren’t ready.
Billie Jean King
Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out.
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.
My new movie, Fools Rush In, is a romantic comedy and the girl I play in that is very warm, very sweet.
It seems likely that many of the young who don’t wait for others to call them artists, but simply announce that they are, don’t have the patience to make art.
Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Discussion is just a tool. You have to aim; the final goal must be a decision.
There is no place where we can safely store worn-out reactors or their garbage. No place!
David R. Brower
The secret of success is sincerity.
I think that freshness and that innocence is something that is missing from a lot of female singers. I’m certainly not denying that I’m young, but I’m not fluff.
I don’t put boundaries on myself when I sit at the piano.
Bad taste creates many more millionaires than good taste.
Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
Obviously I was challenged by becoming a Naval aviator, by landing aboard aircraft carriers and so on.
It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry.
I’m thrilled of the acceptance I get abroad. The people are so hearty, warm and grateful and I feel privileged having seen so many countries and some of the greatest monuments.
Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool.
Thomas V. Smith
Yet otters have not been hunters in water long enough for the habit to become an instinct.
I’ve gone from the most trusted man in America to one of the most debated.
Long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.
John Maynard Keynes
Saying you have a political solution is like saying you can write a pop song that’s going to stay at the top of the list forever. I don’t have many illusions about this, but I’m not cynical about it.
National honor is the national property of the highest value.
When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
John F. Kennedy
The ideas gained by men before they are twenty-five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
The first time I was in his office was when they called me in to tell me they had changed my name. I had a feeling that if I’d gone along with the name they’d chosen, I’d never be seen again. I’d be swallowed up by that name, because it was a false name: Kit Marlowe.
I really, really thought that it was a no-brainer in terms of being a hit. And so it does surprise that that hasn’t been the manifested reception of it so far.
They saw me, those reckless seekers of beauty, and in a night I was famous.
Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and independent distribution system. The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
We think that the Kyoto protocol is a necessary document, necessary process. I am convinced that we will agree to disagree about substance.
I’ve always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.
Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton