Top Quotes About Anything
When we leave money in the hands of taxpayers, they buy things, they pay taxes, they grow government.
To know that one has never really tried – that is the only death.
Darren McCarty is a big video game guy, and he brings his systems with him on the road.
What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire – the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.
But what I hope for from a book – either one that I write or one that I read – is transparency. I want the story to shine through. I don’t want to think of the writer.
Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don’t want it.
What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty?
You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself.
I just wanted to go play in the big leagues. But possibly playing for the Yankees is very special.
People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.
There arose a belief in style – and in banality. Banality encompassed politics, too, because it was a common belief that politics were not worthy of art.
Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment; yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans in search of food or other blessings.
That fat speed that I love, that sensation, that’s what I want.
The legal difference between the sit-ins and the Freedom Riders was significant.
Constance Baker Motley
Each time I’ve gone to the studio, the songs have got better and I’ve got more confident.
The man I am will always raise a protest against the man I wanted to be and the two will live together to the end, but the man I wanted to be will be the one on whom judgement will be passed.
Poverty is the frontier we have to be able to cross.
No faction is better or worse than any other. All come from the same mould; they are all products of capitalist influence in the working class movement. And they are a poison that destroys our Party and the working class movement in Korea.
Kim Jong Il
As the third anniversary of the September 11th attacks draws near we must ensure our nation is prepared to handle the continued threat of violence and terrorism on our country.
I don’t want to talk about negative, dark things. The only thing I’ve got against stuff like Marilyn Manson is, they make unbelievable videos and unbelievable images.
I’m a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they’ll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They’ll be asking the business community and labor unions.
I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably. A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne, and suddenly it’s like you’re on a roller coaster.
If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man, he would have made me so in the first place.
Am I being typecast as a horrible person? I don’t know. I don’t think so. But if it happens, I’d rather get to play that, because there’s nothing fun about being sweet. Sweet can be so boring, so I’d be happy staying away from that.
When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.
But I think it’s always difficult when a product that you’re using and accustomed to changes.
I’ve always found Mr. Disney to be somewhat of a shy person, a kid at heart.
Just because I managed to do a little something, I don’t want anyone back home to think I got the big head.
I think it’s even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses.
Anthony Michael Hall
I don’t think there’s anything in the compromise that means that there’s a clash of ethics.
The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one’s self. All sin is easy after that.
I was at college doing performing arts, and just spending all my time mucking about, and the lecturers thought I would be pretty good at stand-up, so I gave it a whirl.
Fifty years ago people were talking about Sydney’s sprawl, but nobody does anything about it.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
I still prefer the bebop of the ’40s. The very stuff I started out with is still the best to me. I have come full circle.
Love forbids you not to love.
Well, it’s taken a long time to get the Department of Homeland Security established. It’s taken a long time for the Congress to decide how much it wanted to fund.
I like to be able to play a character and act out a lot of things which I can’t or don’t do in my normal everyday life.
I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really all about wearing the tutu.
The early firings contained many stones.
Imagine this guy hits Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger and knocks him out. You hit Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger, he’ll beat the crap out of you.
When times get tough, at some point, people instinctively know they need to lighten up in order to get through it.
It is high time that the international community tell Saddam Hussein and his regime that this is not an issue of negotiation with the U.N. about obligations that they undertook in 1991.
Stars are like animals in the wild. We may see the young but never the actual birth, which is a veiled and secret event.
Heinz R. Pagels
I have to reign myself in a lot.
Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it.
And so my militant philosophy is this: to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to make with the movie is the same.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
I have already given two cousins to the war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife’s brother.
Charles Farrar Browne
I know many Catholics love God with all their heart. I have genuine respect for anyone who truly has given their life to Christ. We read about Mother Teresa and what a wonderful example she was.
It didn’t matter what we did or where we did it as long as we were together. We knew we’d found what most people either pursue in years of futile search or dismiss as a fantasy at the outset: the missing half of ourselves. The real thing.
John Perry Barlow