Top Quotes About Anything
When we speak the word “life,” it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it from its surface of fact, but to that fragile, fluctuating center which forms never reach.
Be able to draw an illustration as least well enough to get your point across to another person.
Marilyn vos Savant
Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.
George W. Bush
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
The just is close to the people’s heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
I’m not this dark, twisted person. Yes, I have my demons and this is my way of exorcising them. It gets them out – and better out than in.
The desire to move into a bigger house, to avoid living AIDS daily, and a dream to be accepted by a community and school, became possible and a reality with a movie about my life, The Ryan White Story.
I think people have to set up little battles. They have to demonize people whom they disagree with or feel threatened by. But it’s the ideological framing of the debate that scares me.
Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.
The way to a man’s heart is through his chest.
That’s one of the great things about poetry; one realises that one does one’s little turn – that you’re just part of the great crop, as it were.
My whole problem is that all of my favorite things at Thanksgiving are the starches, and everyone is trying to go low-carb this year, even a green vegetable has carbs in it.
I am living out my adolescent dream of travel and adventure.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
There have been a lot of murders and suicides in my family; it’s like the primary cause of death. I wonder if there’s a certain energy that attracts that.
It’s no fun to protest on an empty stomach.
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Upper Bohemia people wore tuxedos in an art gallery, and Lower Bohemia was all of us.
We know the ideal isn’t where the action is.
In both the presence of evil and the eventual triumph over evil the sweep is cosmic. It embraces the entire universe, what to man is both seen and unseen. The victory is to be accomplished through Christ.
Kenneth Scott Latourette
For he who can wait, everything comes in time.
Every time I win a tournament I have to think that there is something wrong with modern chess.
Writing a novel is not method acting and I find it easy to step out of it at cocktail hour.
Bret Easton Ellis
Sometimes the problem is not the people in the band, but the people around the band.
Roger Andrew Taylor
Because as a youngster I longed to see the Black man free and I longed to see anyone stand up for us.
What’s really hit me over the years is that you go to every race and see all the well-wishers, and you really feel like you are connected with people after all these years.
The big producer is going to figure out how to deal with whatever the rules are, but the little guy who is running a few hundred units or maybe feeding 1,500 cattle a year, how will they ever comply with these requirements?
Always do good to others. Be selfless. Mentally remove everything and be free. This is divine life. This is the direct way to Moksha or salvation.
Perfect retention. I don’t think I could do that-I’ve never disciplined myself to do it.I suppose a lot of it is a question of discipline. Which improvisation is not.
The head never rules the heart but just becomes its partner in crime.
Ginsberg’s Collected Poems contains a wonderful poem about making it with Neal Cassady.
The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.
Those people who want to express their religious beliefs on public property should enjoy the same rights that we provide to those protesting the war in Iraq.
Hollywood is where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors.
Jazz is letting everybody do his or her thing with the music.
I love going to the feed store and drinking coffee and talking about how much rain we need.
Thomas Haden Church
Today’s mighty oak is just yesterday’s nut, that held its ground.
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
Honore De Balzac
Because people of color will definitely, definitely become the power base in the Western Hemisphere.
Edward James Olmos
This magistrate is not the king. The people are the king.
Malice is always authentic and sincere.
Because I had children relatively late – in my 40s rather than in my 20s – it wasn’t anything I ever knew that I would do. It kind of happened to me: I met the right woman and we had children. It was a revelation because it suddenly makes me realize, ‘Oh, I get it. Now I know what to do with the rest of my life.’
Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.
I love tennis with a passion. I challenged Boris Becker to a match once and he said he was up for it but he never called back. I bet I could make him run around.
Above all else, deep in my soul, I’m a tough Irishwoman.
I am a recovering alcoholic.
Patrick J. Kennedy
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
It’s totally different. I usually don’t tell people about the Pleased if they know me from the harp. And if they are there to see the Pleased, I usually don’t tell them about the harp. I am nervous that these people will expect something similar.
And that just shows you how important the car is in Formula One Racing.