Top Quotes About Anything
Words derive their power from the original word.
I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.
And I can do the rock clubs if I have to.
More and more, cultural groups are cross-pollinating, and we’re getting much more interesting art as a result.
I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
But once you have satisfied your material needs, which I think every wealth creator should – the house, the car, the plane, the boat – what comes next?
Sentimentality is a form of fatigue.
Inflexible in faith, invincible in arms.
Ability is a poor man’s wealth.
In America any boy may become President, and I suppose it’s just one of the risks he takes!
Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
People have known of Shakespeare’s homosexuality down through the ages.
Happens to everybody. Horses, dogs, men. Nobody gets out of life alive.
To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science.
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
I already gave my best. I have no regrets at all.
Even God cannot change the past.
One of the nuisances of the ballot is that when the oracle has spoken you never know what it means.
That’s not the part of the story that I’m interested in, anyway. The part that I’m interested in is all the personal stuff. I tried to base the powers on family archetypes.
The hatred Muslim extremists feel against the West feeds on certain conflicts in the world.
Inactivity is death.
My brother was a great audience, and if he liked the picture, he would laugh and laugh and laugh, and he would want to keep the picture. Making people laugh with an image I had created… what power that was!
I’ve never done a solo tour. I feel like getting out there and doing that.
Look at any inspired painting. It’s like a gong sounding; it puts you in a state of reverberation.
Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
E. L. Doctorow
Every white man in this country has been raised with a false sense of power.
It doesn’t really seem any different anywhere. I’d say it seems like we’re biggest in Australia. It’s just that we’ve always been this underground band and for some reason in the last month has been starting to go overground.
In some strange way, this was meant to be.
It’s a great way to start the day, hearing you’ve been nominated for an Emmy. It’s just thrilling.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
I played a lot of character parts in school.
It’s that I wasn’t suited to do the kind of comedy that these people were coming to hear – mainstream comedy.
As far as extra dimensions are concerned, very tiny extra dimensions wouldn’t be perceived in everyday life, just as atoms aren’t: we see many atoms together but we don’t see atoms individually.
I also used to work in the Catskill Mountains as a bus boy, and I performed in talent shows.
Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who’s very intuitive. He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go, always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real.
I’m obsessed with cooking shows, even though they make everything look so easy when it isn’t.
Keep all your personalities out of your work. Forget and forgive.
Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.
C. Northcote Parkinson
It’s a fantastic review. Sixty percent of the American reviews are sensational, 20% are mixed, not so good.
Dino De Laurentiis
Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.
Yeah, one of the main ways is for songs that make me want to move.
Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
Two quarters doesn’t make a trend, but it’s a heck of a lot better than none.
I think the American people should express their preferences, and we’ll accept their choice.
I do not understand the capricious lewdness of the sleeping mind.
I’m not small, I’m space-efficient.
He was happily married – but his wife wasn’t.
I live way out in the country, so there’s not a lot of people around to remind me. And my friends don’t think of me as ‘Kim Novak’ anymore anyway. It’s like they forgot, too. And so it’s nice.
I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash.
The Republican Party is bringing out here onto the floor of Congress an all-out assault on the protection of the rights of people who work in the fields of our country, in the factories of our country, in the offices of our country.
It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any.