Top Quotes About Anything
When we leave money in the hands of taxpayers, they buy things, they pay taxes, they grow government.
The only love worthy of a name is unconditional.
In a war, you must hate somebody or love somebody; you must have a position or you cannot stand what goes on.
I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile.
Charles de Lint
But to be fair, if you take players from my era to now, the game has changed and the players have many more shots. They use them differently than we did. The speed of the game has changed.
Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former.
I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people.
You know, the record business is much different than being artist on stage.
We are born knowing nothing and with much striving we learn but a little; yet all the while we are bound by laws that hearken to no plea of ignorance, and measure out their rewards and punishments with calm indifference.
Paul Elmer More
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man’s lawful prey.
Boston is safe. And we’re going to keep it safe.
I believe in horoscopes. I was born under the sign of the Ram, which means I’m headstrong, don’t like people telling me what to do.
Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion.
Timothy Garton Ash
And where I grew up in Australia, surfing was a part of culture.
I liken myself to Henry Ford and the auto industry, I give you 90 percent of what most people need.
I like the moment when I break a man’s ego.
I do very well three things: my job, stupidities and children.
I long ago suggested the hypothesis, that in the basin of the Thames there are indications of a meeting in the Pleistocene period of a northern and southern fauna.
If your’re not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job.
My original concept was to provide a free encyclopedia for every single person in the world.
Some 70 percent of Americans donated to Katrina victims.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
I never thought I was the most beautiful model out there or the most sexy woman, but I was a hard worker.
I would sooner read a time-table or a catalogue than nothing at all. They are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written.
W. Somerset Maugham
Everything has changed. An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive.
The nations of antiquity rolled away in the current of ages, Israel alone remained one indestructible edifice of gray antiquity… preserved by an internal and marvelous power.
Isaac Mayer Wise
Every one says: ‘Listen, I’d love to reinvest. I’d love to hire people. But I have no idea what this healthcare bill is going to do to my bottom line. I have no idea what this financial reform bill is going to do… I’m not going to step out a limb and do any of those until I know what this government is going to do to me.’
Give me a break.
Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.
We’re going to have the same demographic spread of nutcases and the same spread of everybody in between.
I’ve sung my whole life. I’ve taken lots of voice lessons and I love to sing. But I’ve never really sung professionally at all.
I don’t let people use me. That’s why I like a small number of people in my life. The more people in my life, the more complex it becomes, so I just try to keep it at a minimum.
Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.
How goodness heightens beauty!
You don’t just accidentally show up in the World Series.
As you begin your tour of the United States, you may as well know that one American national trait which irritates many Americans and must be convenient for our critics is that we relentlessly advertise our imperfections.
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
It’s a big part of what we do – we test our movies extensively. I’m always there myself. It’s sometimes difficult to sit through, especially if it’s a version of the movie that’s not working particularly well.
It’s not how you come out of the starting blocks.
I grew up and I became very successful at what I did as a young man. I became a work addict because this was the only way I could get any relief from this pain.
There are four questions of value in life… What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
I understand that it’s hard for everyone, but one cannot give in to emotions… we’ll have to draw lessons from the current crisis and now we’ll have to work on overcoming it.
My job is writing. I get paid to do it. When was the last time you heard someone challenge a doctor for making money off of cancer?
So that a famine price is vague, and the plan subject to all the inconvenience now experienced.
The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it.
Nat King Cole
I don’t want to be known as somebody that everybody knows about.
To describe and explain my ideas is to lose them.
At the same time we overlap, because, I do linguistics, and Ben did a first degree in Linguistics at Lancaster University, so he knows some of my subject.
My knees are ticklish.
If I could get my membership fee back, I’d resign from the human race.
I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class-room.
A rule to live by: I won’t use anything I can’t explain in five minutes.