Top Quotes About Anything
Winning isn’t everything. Wanting to win is.
We ought, therefore, to lessen the price of food to our manufacturers, and place them more on a level with the manufacturers who have cheaper food, and also much lighter taxation.
You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president.
William J. Clinton
Even my aunt Joan, hopelessly sentimental about every member of our family, admitted that I was hideous.
It was a place without a single feature of the space-time matrix that he knew. It was a place where nothing yet had happened – an utter emptiness. There was neither light nor dark: there was nothing here but emptiness.
Clifford D. Simak
A review was published in Nature, very scathing, essentially calling me incompetent, though they didn’t use that word. I am putting a reply on my Web site in a few days, where I go through their arguments, paragraph by paragraph.
Terrorism, too, must be excised wherever it exists, which will take years, and which can’t happen without the total commitment and the everyday involvement of the American people.
Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.
I paint German artists whom I admire. I paint their pictures, their work as painters, and their portraits too. But oddly enough, each of these portraits ends up as a picture of a woman with blonde hair. I myself have never been able to work out why this happens.
The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
To be or not to be isn’t the question. The question is how to prolong being.
Boxing was not the sport that I thought is was due to all the politics.
The Palestinian must stop throwing stones, and the Israelis must stop firing rockets. And in the view of the Sharm el-Sheikh summit, rockets are equal to stones.
From pacifist to terrorist, each person condemns violence – and then adds one cherished case in which it may be justified.
My experience with Buffalo Springfield was that they did not rehearse.
I will fight hard to keep my seat in this place, but that will depend on the people who sent me here.
We must move away from our dependency on fossil fuels, and I am glad that GM has invested over $1 billion in hydrogen fuel cells cars to meet this goal.
Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in public with the owners of organized baseball.
You have to play the cards you are dealt and if it has made it harder, it doesn’t matter, you still have to get the deal done.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
I’m still angry with Simpson for getting by with two murders.
Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
If they conducted a raid in this room, you’d all be policed up. They’d take all of you to Abu Ghraib and turn you over to the soldiers. Maybe there’s only one or two of you in this group who was a known associate or had any piece of information that they are trying to exploit.
The greatest men of a nation are those it puts to death.
It is important that the audience should understand every syllable of every word, for only then can they grasp the meaning of the song.
My life off the court has changed. I’m feeling good inside, so I guess it shows on the outside too.
Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice.
Science progresses best when observations force us to alter our preconceptions.
Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn’t there.
The Beatles did treat me as a member of the group. And that was a great honor, you know?
Our growth rate continues to be staggering.
Ever since I’ve become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People, George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News, and all of them could have been written by the same person.
I have equal contempt for both left and right radicals.
Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all.
If black people mistrust white people, they are mistrusting racism, and that is appropriate.
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men’s apples and head their cabbages.
Cyrano de Bergerac
I abide where there is a fight against wrong.
Mary Harris Jones
Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away.
A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
As far as I know, you only get one shot at this life. It only goes round once and time is precious. When I’m not working, you’d better spend that time with someone important.
The search for the symbolic value of phonemes, each taken as a whole, runs the risk of giving rise to ambiguous and trivial interpretations because phonemes are complex entities, bundles of different distinctive features.
A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States.
I am in love with Larry David.
There is always room at the top – after the investigation.
You still can’t find Israel on a map of the Middle East in a Palestinian schoolbook.
The Man Without a Country, was an orator no one could silence and no one could answer.
Thomas Starr King
We are in desperate need of a well-done romantic lesbian comedy.
Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.
Peter’s fear of the animals which were shown him was probably not a directly conditioned fear.
Mary C. Jones
I like New York because you’re kind of forced to smell everybody else’s funk. So it keeps you biologically attached to the world around you.