Top Quotes About Anything
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.
I have no qualifications to do anything else and there weren’t any formal application forms you had to fill in for stand-up, so I thought I’d give that a twist.
When a man meets catastrophe on the road, he looks in his purse, but a woman looks in her mirror.
I tend to like songs that are very emotional, that strike a chord with me emotionally.
I’m playing one of the principal roles, which gives you more clout and more confidence.
There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory.
It was a major dream come true at last. In many respects, Jerusalem is a very modern and important story about people in a period of transition, with all the unrest that permeates society on the eve of a new century. The big life issues are at stake.
One sometimes feels a guest of one’s time and not a member of its household.
George F. Kennan
There are differences in the world community. But we have a common interest in a strong multilateral system.
Is there decency left in American politics?
The object of the superior man is truth.
But when you see personal artifacts relating to – by genealogy at least – a living human being, it was just more impressive to me than just about anything I’ve ever read about slavery before.
I am resigning because my secret leaves the governor’s office vulnerable.
Maybe the higher echelons of my range aren’t as easily accessible, but that’s OK; you change the key.
Ummm… well, the only thing I want to do is stuff with people who care about what they’re doing, which sounds obvious, but it’s really not.
Half a psychiatrist’s patients see him because they are married – the other half because they’re not.
Arnold H. Glasgow
I don’t have to say ‘Rap it up’ every two seconds, or ‘Don’t do drugs’ every two seconds. They know they’re not supposed to use drugs, and they know they’re supposed to put a condom on.
In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.
I’m not here to discuss the past… I’m here to be positive.
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
Global warming has melted the polar ice caps, raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth’s great cities. Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia.
Science is analytical, descriptive, informative. Man does not live by bread alone, but by science he attempts to do so. Hence the deadliness of all that is purely scientific.
Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
When we give a subsidy, the benefits to the public ought to exceed the benefits to the company. When it doesn’t, that’s our definition of corporate welfare.
Christ’s riches are unsearchable, and this doctrine of the gospel is the field this treasure is hidden in.
The tabloids are like animals, with their own behavioural patterns. There’s no point in complaining about them, any more than complaining that lions might eat you.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
My limits are limitless. I find my limits every time I act.
I may be French, but I’m playing for Arsenal.
I think my best skill in this whole deal is as a conduit to try to bring people together, because I think it’s in our unity that we’ll have the greatest strength.
I don’t lecture and I don’t grind any axes. I just want to entertain.
Now, I don’t want to get off on a rant here, but guilt is simply God’s way of letting you know that you’re having too good a time.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
I think it talks about that there needs to be some proactive attack against drugs infiltrating our culture.
I know all about you. You’re the people waiting on the shoreline with the warm towels and the hot chocolate after the woman swims the English Channel.
Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters. The elder was so much like her, both in looks and character, that whoever saw the daughter saw the mother.
You’ll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.
It’s a journey, it’s a fight everyday. There was a real effort to stay in the program… So far this has been a very successful rehab.
I find that most men would rather have their bellies opened for five hundred dollars than have a tooth pulled for five.
Martin H. Fischer
I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane.
There have been some good studies done in California with Hispanic parents where in the course of a year, they have changed their entire nutritional intake for the better. The kid becomes, in a sense, the bridge between the educational process and the home.
C. Everett Koop
Heaven knows where I’ll end up – but it’s a safe bet that I’ll never be at the top of anything! Nor do I particularly care to be.
H. P. Lovecraft
Music is love in search of a word.
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
The blues – the sound of a sinner on revival day.
William Christopher Handy
Yes, it is worse than thrown away, because every fair minded man must admit that the expenditure of this sum of money in the county for intoxicating liquor creates lawlessness, makes criminals, wrecks homes and brings trouble to innocent women and children.
Thomas Jordan Jarvis
I want more children but for the next three years I want to act.