Top Quotes About Anything
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
Henry B. Adams
My goodness, everyone is planting grapes, even a neighbor with only five acres.
The American citizen must be made aware that today a relatively small group of people is proclaiming its purposes to be the will of the People. That elitist approach to government must be repudiated.
William E. Simon
I’m really looking forward to, not more of the same, but a continual growth.
I only wore makeup when I went onstage.
I’m one of those writers who tends to be really good at making outlines and sticking to them. I’m very good at doing that, but I don’t like it. It sort of takes a lot of the fun out.
Now that he has disavowed as outright lies many of the stories he told himself, it’s hard to know what to make of those who still insist that David Brock had it right the first time.
If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don’t need an enemy.
What is my loftiest ambition? I’ve always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan.
The motion pictures I have made and the plays I have chosen to direct represent my convictions.
The epoch of Customary Law, and of its custody by a privileged order, is a very remarkable one.
Henry James Sumner Maine
It is very important not to mistake hemlock for parsley, but to believe or not believe in God is not important at all.
Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.
Warren G. Bennis
Study first, play afterwards.
Daniel D. Palmer
It is wrong to expect a reward for your struggles. The reward is the act of struggle itself, not what you win.
You don’t appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life.
No praying, it spoils business.
Humans have evolved to be exquisitely sensitive to changes in status.
There are writers who do start doing the same thing again and again and almost inevitably fall into self-parody.
But please know, whether you believe campaign contributions are speech or property, that I learned to love very dearly the right of free expression when I lived without that freedom for a while a long time ago.
I took five years on the first volume, five years on the second volume, and ten years on the third volume.
I feel most at home in the United States, not because it is intrinsically a more interesting country, but because no one really belongs there any more than I do. We are all there together in its wholly excellent vacuum.
I am very much aware that if I am getting good press at the moment I could just as easily be getting bad press. I cannot have the good and forget the bad. You have to accept it both ways.
When a Spanish man cries it’s not a sign of weakness.
If your neighbor has a completely different view on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research, all of those things, you still are both Americans. Neither one of you is necessarily more patriotic than the other. Neither loves their country any more than the other one does.
You know there are no secrets in America. It’s quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people.
W. H. Auden
We found a way to make things look great to the human eye through the window of a graphical web browser without worrying about what everything looked like under the hood.
Young people are threatened… by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire.
Pope John Paul II
I don’t care who you are, you hear those boos.
At the same time, I definitely want to expand my fan base but not at the expense of prostituting my music or heart.
If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples; even though some of them still look down on me.
Bisexuality means I am free and I am as likely to want to love a woman as I am likely to want to love a man, and what about that? Isn’t that what freedom implies?
Artists should always think of themselves as cosmic instruments for storytelling.
I very rarely read any fiction. I love biographies; I read about all kinds of people. I love theology and some philosophy.
It is a very mixed blessing to be brought back from the dead.
Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor.
You cannot do wrong and feel right. It is impossible!
Ezra Taft Benson
To me, watching a movie is like going to an amusement park. My worst fear is making a film that people don’t think is a good ride.
What I got out of it was a great experience working with great people and it becoming a tremendous – basically – a family at the end that none of us wanted to leave.
Suffering is not good for the soul, unless it teaches you to stop suffering.
Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don’t see it – but there is.
I am in the penitentiary. The only thing that I do is my time.
It’s about these people who are inextricably together for whatever reasons, and they happen to be in the spy world. It’s about relationships, and the bottom line is, that’s why you care.
I’m from New York, so I’m a big Howard Stern fan.
You are an athlete when you’re onstage. You can’t get tired.
I was always the front man for what I was doing from when I was 6.
The thing that cracks me up is how these reality characters start out thrilled and excited just to be on television, and how they move to thinking they are as big as the Friends.
Despite this lamentable lack of balance in our education I do not believe that either children or adults in my country are permeated by a widespread hostility to Germany.
There was nothing then but the revelation of the spirit-of God that could make any of the Israelites understand and believe that he was their proper Messiah.
I’m an incredibly lucky girl. For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly, I am still incredibly lucky.