Top Quotes About Anything
When I’m painting, I’m not aware of what I’m doing. It’s only after a get acquainted period that I see what I’ve been about. I’ve no fears about making changes for the painting has a life of its own.
Sometimes people get mad at The Simpsons’ subversive story telling, but there’s another message in there, which is a celebration of making wild, funny stories.
Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.
Privatization of the state-owned economy is not yet on the agenda. We cannot do it immediately; my colleagues would not agree to it. But we must put all forms of ownership on an equal footing immediately and let different types of ownership compete with the state firms.
The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated.
I have always made an effort to render every detail of my reality with the greatest accuracy; but I have never paid attention to whether my presentation of historical facts was an exact one.
I have never seen snow and do not know what winter means.
Now, having had this experience, I can’t say really what they were looking for. I don’t know their minds. But every time I see a reality show, it seems that the most entertaining parts on other reality shows are when they make their guests look foolish.
Acts of anti-Semitism in countries throughout the world, including some of the world’s strongest democracies, have increased significantly in frequency and scope over the last several years.
I want to make it so that so many things happen… that you didn’t expect would happen in this series, that you realize that you have to read every one of them.
Kevin J. Anderson
The question at the end of the day was, the courts having found there was no defense, a producer about to go to jail, should CBS in effect tell the producer go to jail even though there is no law at all that we can use to get you out of jail?
Duran always disturbs me. The guy is just weird. Before our first fight, both Duran and his wife gave my wife the finger.
Sugar Ray Leonard
We look for opportunities to play together including basketball, tennis, swimming, riding bikes and touch football. I try to provide a loving environment where we can play. I think that’s good on so many levels – emotionally, for family interactions and, of course, physically.
We should be the natural home for young mothers. But we’re not. Because too often we sound like people who think the only good mother is a married mother.
I had art as a major, along with English, French and History. I had dance, modern dance. In English I was allowed to write my own poetry, which I eventually got published.
Every writer knows he is spurious; every fiction writer would rather be credible than authentic.
John le Carre
So to me, Texas Hold ’em puts me to sleep. At least when you play stud, you can be funny as you deal. Somebody some day is going to come up with a Stud show that’s going to work.
I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill.
Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do, and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty of stories to drive the point home.
I think for the U.S. government the Sandinistas represented a threat to their dominance of Latin America.
I don’t like to intellectualize about my acting.
I have this problem in the rebirthing community because it’s so powerful sometimes, I get thrown out because people want to do things a certain way and they are just not open to new ideas, so they don’t want me to come around.
I am basically a religious man.
Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!
Lawrence G. Lovasik
Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.
It’s perseverance that’s the key. It’s persevering for long enough to achieve your potential.
Advertising degrades the people it appeals to; it deprives them of their will to choose.
Carrie P. Snow
You know, as long as you do everything in moderation, you don’t go overboard, you don’t, you know, turn your lips into guppy lips – I mean, a little zip or a little zap, that is not a big deal.
Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it’s more like an actor learning a part.
Poetry transforms and redeems the common, the hurtful, the humiliating.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I only know that I fired twice, or perhaps several times, without knowing whether I had hit or missed.
My party is committed to a federation.
After my stellar first grade academic achievements, I continued to perform well in the city primary schools – except for penmanship, which was not my forte.
Vernon L. Smith
The beast for me is greed. Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys, it always boils down to the same thing: the corruption of the soul.
Work is valued by the social value of the worker.
True science teaches, above all, to doubt and to be ignorant.
Miguel de Unamuno
I was somewhat out of place among my classmates; I could not be as bohemian as they were.
To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool, but be wise.
Charles de Montesquieu
Conceit is the finest armour a man can wear.
Jerome K. Jerome
I don’t think that there are very many good writers who don’t live without a sense of tension. If they haven’t got one immediately available to them, then they usually manage to manufacture it in their private lives.
John le Carre
To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General’s office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it.
Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future.
Music has brought me some of the highest moments of my life. I don’t even hear the music. I don’t even hear the notes. I’m not aware that someone has turned on a tape machine – I’m in another world.
What are Raphael’s Madonnas but the shadow of a mother’s love, fixed in permanent outline forever?
Yet since the 1950s, little has been done to prepare for our country’s current or future energy needs.
Tattoos are like stories – they’re symbolic of the important moments in your life. Sitting down, talking about where you got each tattoo and what it symbolizes, is really beautiful.
I think at the end of the day this movie is respecting what we as women go through as we grow up. The experiences, what we deal with, other women, things about images, things that we deal with as women.
Writing a really general parser is a major but different undertaking, by far the hardest points being sensitivity to context and resolution of ambiguity.
Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Don’t look back, you can never look back.