Top Quotes About Anything
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning! It is indeed by so doing that we can say the letter kills and the spirit gives life.
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.
In these litigious times, if you’re a beginner, it’s becoming harder and harder to get your work to the people who might actually be able to hire you.
I feel the need of attaining the maximum of intensity with the minimum of means. It is this which has led me to give my painting a character of even greater bareness.
I was walking along and this chair came flying past me, and another, and another, and I thought, man, is this gonna be a good night.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
The new leader is a facilitator, not an order giver.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I admit that: my wife is outspoken, but by whom?
The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival.
And it really began with Einstein. We attended his lectures. Now the theory of relativity remained – and still remains – only a theory. It has not been proven. But it suggested a completely different picture of the physical world.
By reading Huckleberry Finn I felt I was able to justify my act of going into the mountain forest at night and sleeping among the trees with a sense of security which I could never find indoors.
And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, – at least in theory.
I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation.
I made money. What am I gonna invest in? Stocks? No. I’m going to invest in music.
Melissa Auf der Maur
I love the part of Hector as it takes me back to playing eccentric parts. He is a funny character, which is fine by me as I’ve been playing for laughs for decades now! It’s lovely to get a laugh; it’s the best thing in the world!
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
Our calling is not primarily to be holy women, but to work for God and for others with Him.
Changing a diaper is a lot like getting a present from your grandmother – you’re not sure what you’ve got but you’re pretty sure you’re not going to like it.
As has been pointed out with Libya, the debate over Libya, sometimes we allow diplomatic relations with imperfect regimes because progress can best be made through engagement instead of isolation.
It is easy for me to go play a rock show, I have been doing that all my life and I love that.
It’s funny how social activists usually protest against the only things that have a credible chance of achieving the activists’ goals.
Terrible and sublime thought, that every moment is supreme for some man and woman, every hour the apotheosis of some passion!
Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential.
Aung San Suu Kyi
There’s a lot of things that are said on the American Idol message board. I quit reading them because most of the people are very mean.
If I can wake up everyday before I die and know that I don’t have to serve anyone food or drinks, I will be happy!
The philosophy of the school was quite simple – the bright boys specialised in Latin, the not so bright in science and the rest managed with geography or the like.
In my earlier paintings, I wanted the space between the picture plane and the spectator to be active.
The time I save setting up and cleaning up probably balances out by the time I spend on output.
By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children.
In painting you must give the idea of the true by means of the false.
I speak to people who have been through so much more.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
This is my second bass that Paul built me. There were some changes that were made. Sometimes I think of changes that could be made having to do with both the sound and the feel. It’s definitely a beautiful instrument.
If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you’re free – however free one can be on this planet.
There might be a different model for a literary community that’s quicker, more real-time, and involves more spontaneity.
I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men’s minds without their being aware of the fact.
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.
Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.
We worked with the engineers in the design and construction and testing phases in those various areas, then we would get back together at the end of the week and brief each other as to what had gone on.
If a person with a bullet in Dallas can change the world, imagine a person with an idea could do.
J. Michael Straczynski
The province was surrounded by powerful tribes of Indians who watched the white settlers with an eager hostility, and seized every occasion to molest them by secret inroad, and often by open assault.
John P. Kennedy
If Woody Allen called me, I’d be there straight away. Who wouldn’t? Truly.
I think it’s a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one’s self.
I’ve been in the twilight of my career longer than most people have had their career.
I would love for the time to come where somebody can talk about me and not have to talk about Britney and Christina in the same sentence.
The nice thing about New York is that you’re finally able to wear those winter clothes that have been sitting in your closet in mothballs.
The most important thing that was new was the idea of URI-or URL, that any piece of information anywhere should have an identifier, which will allow you to get hold of it.
Tim Berners Lee
I’m nervous when I play in the Masters or most other tournaments.
We need to show that we know and understand and can reflect today’s Britain. Today we don’t.