Top Quotes About Anything
While your life is the true expression of your faith, whom can you fear?
Julia Ward Howe
They have a fine breeze and are now we hope, well on their way.
With silly stuff, it’s seventy-five percent confidence. I always tell people that it’s because I’m nervous about getting that next laugh and I need to hear it. I always want to condense a joke.
I thought I’d definitely be a writer, whatever I did.
Well, I wouldn’t say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great.
Harry S. Truman
The future is today.
Right before Mag Seven I did a movie called The Bull Rider.
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
Never treat anything you do as a stepping stone. Do it fully, and follow it completely.
They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but I wasn’t on that particular job.
I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what no other can exactly be, and do what no other can exactly do.
William Ellery Channing
Well, there’s no question that a good script is an absolutely essential, maybe the essential thing for a movie.
I count life just a stuff to try the soul’s strength on.
My mom was a ventriloquist and she always was throwing her voice. For ten years I thought the dog was telling me to kill my father.
With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power.
Henry A. Wallace
Well I had my kids so young that I kind of feel that I’m a kid too and am growing up with them. The things they’re interested in tend to really influence me.
The greatest music is made for love, not for money.
Throughout my political career, I’ve believed in the concept of home rule. Some call it local control. Whichever phrase you use, the concept is the same – the best decisions are those made closest to those who will be impacted by the decisions.
You’ve got to keep fighting – you’ve got to risk your life every six months to stay alive.
First and foremost, it was fun. Everybody involved with it made you feel like they were an important contributor to the process. We were made to feel valued.
It would certainly be interesting to know what the CIA knew about Oswald six weeks before the assassination, but the contents of this particular message never reached the Warren Commission and remain a complete mystery.
One of the reasons I did this, because I wasn’t really looking for another science fiction film, was that my daughter can see it. She’s 9 and it’s really a good film for all ages.
The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few.
The point of literary criticism in anthropology is not to replace research, but to find out how it is that we are persuasive.
There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.
Then I thought I was going to be a photographer. I tried a hand at darkroom technician. I played in a band. It took me quite some time to discover that I wanted to write.
There are many talented people.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom; I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients.
We all have our pet things that we like to get religious about.
I like linebackers. I collect ’em. You can’t have too many good ones.
Youth condemns; maturity condones.
Some would suggest that there has been a dramatic change in our perception of the world and ourselves within the world. Others have observed that there has been an almost complete about-face in a relatively short span of time.
We have built a total of about 1250 of this aircraft, but only fifty were allowed to be used as fighters – as interceptors. And out of this fifty, there were never more than 25 operational. So we had only a very, very few.
A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
Corruption has its own motivations, and one has to thoroughly study that phenomenon and eliminate the foundations that allow corruption to exist.
Sure, I have friends, plenty of friends, and they all come around wantin’ to borrow money. I’ve always been generous with my friends and family, with money, but selfish with the important stuff like love.
You’re not the only one who’s made mistakes, but they’re the only things that you can truly call your own.
I’ve always loved groups like U2 and Coldplay.
The best thing about switching from being an actor to being a director is that you don’t have to shave or hold your stomach in anymore.
If there’s anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it’s being washed up right after.
Moon Unit Zappa
You can educate yourself right out of a relationship with God.
Tammy Faye Bakker
The true feeling of sex is that of a deep intimacy, but above all of a deep complicity.
There is every indication that we are to see new developments of the power of aggregated capital to serve civilization, and that the new developments will be made right here in America.
William Graham Sumner
Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins.
Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
James K. Polk
We did this two-week boot camp before we filmed the movie. I got to know everybody in the group and we became friends. We got really tight throughout those two weeks.
It not infrequently happens that persons without any other special qualification than the drama of their lives are precipitated into important political positions.
Charles Edward Merriam
Polanski was very precise. I think he still is.