Top Quotes About Anything
When you’re in love it’s the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
Well, I’ve known Elizabeth almost all of her life and almost all of my life. And I love her with all of my heart and she’s always been there for me. She’s a wonderful, wonderful dame. She’s a great lady.
The March on Washington was a culmination of years of hard work and dedication of many individuals.
When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted.
Jan de Bont
This goal can and must be attained in this life. But even if this does not happen, remember that he who has found the way once, always returns to this world with an internal maturity that enables him to continue his work.
My grandmother played the piano, and I used to toddle over there and pick out little things that sounded good to me.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
The subject of a good tragedy must not be realistic.
Why did I spend all these years playing boring Europeans? I was made for action movies.
I was convinced that the world was in the departure and paging.
Nobody’s going to force me to do something against my will. What do I owe anybody that I should submit my will to them?
I grew up in an abusive home and was told on a daily basis by my father that I would never amount to anything and that I looked like a boy.
Elections are also about the future – the pledges that we are making for this country. For those who care about equality and fairness in the UK, and beyond, Labour really is the only choice.
In Japan, Australia, and England there is such a strong youth culture.
The stiffer the penalty, the greater the message is sent.
Typically, an historic site is considered by the National Park Service to contain a single historical feature, while generally a National Historic Park extends beyond single properties or buildings.
I also want to return to doing stand-up. I’ve become frightened of live audiences. This is a really telling sign that I need to go back on the comedy circuit again.
As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it.
In the time of battle the hammocs, together with their bedding, are all firmly corded, and fixed in the nettings on the quarter-deck, or whereever the men are too much exposed to the view or fire of the enemy.
That’s the way I like it because there’s no time to have nerves about it. You just run out and do it.
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can.
For art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass, and simply for those moments’ sake.
It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid.
James A. Michener
Playing live, you can’t survive, certainly not in England. We used to work daytime jobs and play gigs at night. It was very exhausting.
On the other hand, when I give it closer thought, I realize I’m not enough of a dictator to conduct an orchestra because it requires a pretty awful person. When you read these biographies of famous conductors, they are all awful people who fail in their private relationships.
Acceleration is finite, I think according to some laws of physics.
The strongest predictor of unhappiness is anyone who has had a mental illness in the last 10 years. It is an even stronger predictor of unhappiness than poverty – which also ranks highly.
It has no enforceable standards to stop a union from conspiring with employers to keep another stronger union out or from negotiating contracts with lower pay and standards that members of another union have spent a lifetime establishing.
I was directing before I knew it was called that.
Guillermo del Toro
But I was sure of one thing. If God were a father, with children, that cleanliness I had been feeling wasn’t God.
I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
It may be important to write a book that doesn’t come up to what I would like to have rather than to write no book at all.
Sheri S. Tepper
I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.
I don’t need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk.
Surrender your forces and give yourselves and your troops the opportunity to be a part of Iraq’s future and not a part of Iraq’s past.
Like after a nice walk when you have seen many lovely sights you decide to go home, after a while I decided it was time to go home, let us put the cubes back in order. And it was at that moment that I came face to face with the Big Challenge: What is the way home?
From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It’s not a miracle; we just decided to go.
When you’ve heard one bagpipe tune, you’ve heard them both.
We remained at our encampment of this day until the morning of the 7th, when we descended ten miles lower down and encamped on a spot of ground where several thousand Indians had wintered during the past season.
William Henry Ashley
A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
If it’s hard to remember, it’ll be difficult to forget.
No thesaurus can give you those words, no rhyming dictionary. They must happen out of you.
I’m 0 for 3 with marriage – the scoreboard doesn’t lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.
I design for the woman who loves being a woman.
Diane von Furstenberg
Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit.
I have long known that it is part of God’s plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth.
Yes, they wanted me to sign a contract of exclusivity, and I refused.
Law builds upon and, I should like to claim, is one of the liberal arts. It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends.
Home ownership is the cornerstone of a strong community.
For time is the longest distance between two places.