Top Quotes About Anything
When I started you were more in touch with the people you were playing to. There wasn’t the distance or the separation that there is now.
Today when we say the West we are already referring to the West and to Russia. We could use the word “modernity” if we exclude Africa, and the Islamic world, and partially China.
We’ll only be playing four new songs live, but all the material for the next album is basically finished.
I always feel stupid giving advice since I’ve been married, what, a year? I can say this: Be in it for the long haul and just know there are going to be rough patches. No two people are the same, there are going to be areas where you just don’t click.
My feelings about myself have been terrible.
I’ve been forgotten by our Good Lord.
He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.
You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.
He piled upon the whale’s white hump the sum of all the general rage and hate felt by his whole race from Adam down; and then, as if his chest had been a mortar, he burst his hot heart’s shell upon it.
Never neglect details. When everyone’s mind is dulled or distracted the leader must be doubly vigilant.
Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it self-evident to our enemies that they’re going to get their clocks cleaned if they start one.
John W. Vessey, Jr.
We have got to go out there and deliver, go on the streets and find athletes, improve facilities around the country and find coaches. We have got to go out there and search for a star.
It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.
I was making a lot of independent movies before the independent movement.
Well, usually when you talk about a mandate, you’re talking about an overwhelming win. I don’t think by any measurement the 2004 election was an overwhelming win.
People look at me and go, ‘You must have it made. You have girls. You have a great life. It’s not true. I mean you pull the curtain away, and you see I’m just as insecure and neurotic and scared and vulnerable as anybody, you know.
I’m really happy to be a mom, and I’m proud of the phase I’m in.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
Alexander the Great
Throughout that period, Japan had made honest efforts to keep the destruction of war from spreading and, based on the belief that all nations of the world should find their places, had followed a policy designed to restore an expeditious peace between Japan and China.
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Proverbs may not improperly be called the philosophy of the common people.
If we had to go live action, I’d hold out for Tim Burton to direct.
Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day.
The Japanese have perfected good manners and made them indistinguishable from rudeness.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature.
My mother came here to New York. She and my grandmother were domestics, cooking, cleaning for other people.
I was studying to be an architect, I wasn’t plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.
I’m just, like, totally normal. The fact that any of this has happened, that we’re sitting here at the Beverly Hills Hotel just gets me going, like, ‘What?’
Ah, bless you, Sister, may all your sons be bishops.
My desire to participate in the business is not to make more crap.
I love being objected to. It worries me, but I love being objected to.
Despotism is a long crime.
You have to keep going. The main attention is for us to stay alive and stay a band. You only really become very successful when you stick together. Just keep going and reaching bigger and better.
Today I should not be identified with any kind of regressive therapy.
I had done Shrek as a Canadian and I’m very proud to be Canadian, but I knew I could give more to it.
In Europe, it’s different – you eat soccer, you breathe soccer, you drink soccer. Everything is about soccer.
Over the last 15 months, we’ve traveled to every corner of the United States. I’ve now been in 57 states? I think one left to go.
There is simply no room for anti-Semitism in a democratic and law-abiding state.
In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty is your lack of control as a writer.
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
All the intelligence and talent in the world can’t make a singer. The voice is a wild thing. It can’t be bred in captivity. It is a sport, like the silver fox. It happens.
Before passing different laws for different people, I’d relinquish myself unto you as your slave.
My submission to you is we’re fighting the war on terror not overseas but in our own streets, and we’d be spending vast more fortunes to try to be a defensive country to protect ourselves rather than an offensive country to spread democracy wherever people yearn for it.
You may know God, but not comprehend Him.
I’m not the sexiest thing in the world, I feel actors who have to ‘play’ sexy lose all their sex appeal. When they start with the tongue and the heavy lids, it looks so ridiculous. I think you just have to be yourself.
One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice. Our children will learn to respect others if they are used to imagining themselves in another’s place.
When I go to the garage to pick up my clubs, I clean the spider webs off.