Top Quotes About Anything
When you’re on top, you’re on top.
Forever may it remain that way. And may God bless these now-found souls.
Robert D. Ballard
In a manner of speaking, the poem is its own knower, neither poet nor reader knowing anything that the poem says apart from the words of the poem.
Things always happen in series.
Those quotations were really quite obscure. Anyone can see that he is a very well read man.
Ty Tryon made a lot of money after turning pro, but he might not have been ready. I don’t want to make a lot of money for a couple of months and then not be ready.
If you want me to believe in God, you must make me touch him.
The biggest danger of Hollywood becoming a purely corporate town resides in the creative process.
It’s silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas.
As time goes on, I realize more and more that, beginning in the early 30’s, David Smith began setting the precedent for what was to come later for many of us.
My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries.
If I wanted to go be social I would. I don’t have any fear of that. I don’t feel like I’m a shy person at all.
Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
Finley Peter Dunne
I certainly believe that improving our intelligence is of important national interest.
I take my fun very seriously, whether it’s playing the drums or acting in comedy bits. The need to be disciplined about it, and not take it lightly, and not be too casual, is something I take deeply to heart.
Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has – from industrial age to information age – there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change.
The road to success, and by that I mean… the possibility of giving the best one has to the cause that one loves most, is not easy.
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief.
One may preach a covenant of grace more clearly than another… But when they preach a covenant of works for salvation, that is not truth.
I’m not a diva. I’m a tadpole trying to be a frog.
If you learn one thing from having lived through decades of changing views, it is that all predictions are necessarily false.
M. H. Abrams
Even if I had nothing to do with the Canada Council, I’d be praying for it.
Happiness lies first of all in health.
George William Curtis
I would love to have a photographic memory. It would come in handy with the rants I’m given on Scrubs… often on short notice!
John C. McGinley
Let’s say that, in reality, I’m basically very shy when it comes to men.
There’s one great script that hit my desk that I didn’t change at all, and that was True Romance.
US presidents can make all the commitments and declarations they want until they are blue in the face, in the Muslim world they will always be perceived as partisan.
Those who cultivate moral confusion for profit should understand this: we will name their names and shame them as they deserve to be shamed.
I grew up wanting to be a musician, but my parents were sure I would starve to death. So, they put me in physics and chemistry. That eventually blew up, and I got into radio.
Everybody thinks I’m, like, a bad boy. I’ve had my day, but I just sit at home and play the blues mostly.
Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
Henry B. Adams
Let it be borne on the flag under which we rally in every exigency, that we have one country, one constitution, one destiny.
What you think of a name depends so much on the people you know by that name.
Globalization is a fact of economic life.
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
I love the culture of grilling. It creates an atmosphere that is festive but casual.
Generally, my writing is influenced by living, by absorbing everything that happens to me and my actions.
If you’re not ready to die, then how can you live?
Charles de Lint
First, I prepare. Then I have faith.
The Gita is the greatest gospel of spiritual works ever yet given to the race.
The reason is that they define how I have gone about my business. I have trusted to intuition. I did it at the beginning. I do it even now. I have no idea how things might turn out, where in my writing I might go next.
V. S. Naipaul
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind – it is only the difference in the victim.
Alphonse de Lamartine
In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering.
I love to go to the playground and watch the children jumping up and down. They don’t know I’m firing blanks.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
You can’t very well live in a castle while your kin is on the poor side of town and barely have enough food. Some want you to get to the top and rely on you making it for them, too.
I knew I could live no other way, that the one thing I wanted was to act and do it well.
There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.
Yeah, it’s funny, working on a show with as large a cast as we have here, your work gets sort of compartmentalized. There’s still about half the cast that I’ve never had a scene with but I have missed working with Terry.
Our civilization is still in a middle stage, scarcely beast, in that it is no longer wholly guided by instinct; scarcely human, in that it is not yet wholly guided by reason.
The Ice Storm, because of the movie, has had, or is to have, a vigorous life in other cultures.
Previously, on Lock, Stock, I went to bed at two in the morning and woke up at five in the morning, and on this one I was known to nod off on the set occasionally.