Top Quotes About Anything
With such compelling information, the question is why haven’t we been able to do more to prevent the crisis of underage drinking? The answer is: the alcohol industry.
The decision he made with Usama bin Laden was a tactical decision. It wasn’t a strategic decision. The strategic decision was made by President Bush to go after him. What President Obama has done on his watch, the issues that have come up while he’s been president, he’s gotten it wrong strategically every single time.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Everybody needs somebody.
We did not have anyone like a manager, who could guide us and make it happen.
Doing linear scans over an associative array is like trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
Augustine of Hippo
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
Are you trying to manipulate me? It’s working.
Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.
Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
I have absolutely zero interest in politics.
Well, you know, what’s better? To play a character who stays stuck in the same baggage year after year, or to play a character who gets beyond that and goes to a new level?
The old Fleetwood Mac was much better; they did some beautiful and, to my mind, very authentic blues. Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe, but after I left, it was over.
Fame and success are very different things.
I would love to do top of pops as a grandma.
The relationship between Cathy and Mom in the strip is the one relationship drawn from real life that I have proudly never even tried to disguise.
They’re getting me involved in intrigue again, and I think it follows a classic formula in a soap opera.
Everybody is somebody, so you don’t have to introduce anybody.
Your background and environment is with you for life. No question about that.
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
I always wondered if I was supposed to be excellent at something or not. I think, because of that, I have a lot of insecurities about myself.
The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.
The family is changing, not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors.
Mary Catherine Bateson
I was watching ‘Up In The Air’ and I thought, ‘Jesus, who’s the old gray-haired guy?’ And it was me. I never wear makeup for movies and now it’s starting to show.
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.
Do some work in the theater if you can. It is the best training you can get.
I agree with the many who consider freezing all sorts of weapons systems a first step in a realistic disarmament policy.
The trouble with the future is that is usually arrives before we’re ready for it.
Arnold H. Glasgow
A pure mathematical series would be one in which each term is derived from the preceding term by a rule.
Once a film is made and it exists, someone somewhere is going to watch it and that is kind of the magic of it all.
LA’s a very hard place to be unless you have people there that love you. It can be very, very lonely, and it can eat you up if you don’t take care of yourself. In LA, nobody wants to talk to each other, everybody’s giving each other catty looks.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
I’m not sure when I first knew that I was gay.
While there’s time left, I want to do different kinds of things.
I’ve always taken risks, and never worried what the world might really think of me.
We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now, and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers, brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.
Believe it or not, most people think of me as a recording artist, but actually the way I think of myself and the way I earn my living is as a performing artist.
The Pleasure Seekers eventually turned into Cradle, when we started writing our own material. My younger sister Nancy was brought in as singer and I kind of stepped aside as main lead singer and concentrated on my instrument.
To be a champion you must act like one, act like a champion.
I used to walk to school with my nose buried in a book.
When I started making my own records, I had this idea of drowning out the singer and putting the rest in the foreground. It was the background that interested me.
You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
This liberal progressive agenda… is the antithesis of who we are as a constitutional republic.
We’re just a bubble in a boiling pot.
Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.
Remy de Gourmont
It is up to the government to keep the government’s secrets.
I collect clothes – they keep building and building. I buy them instead of having them washed.
I asked him if he ever hung out with black guys in high school and he said, ‘Well, no. They always had these angry looks on their faces. Who wouldn’t look ticked off having to deal with nitwits like him?
Every mission accomplished.
Matthew B. Ridgway
I definitely don’t want to achieve some kind of rock star status.