Top Quotes About Anything
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
God made me and broke the mold.
When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
When you start out without a record nobody knows you, but if you have a record it’s a lot easier.
There are no doubts that, the situation in the country today, indicates that there is much more work to do in the process of reforming the political economy and improving the quality of life of our people and communities.
If people think that you’re throwing babies out, dissecting children, to do stem-cell research, I’m not for that.
In scoring, I usually start with a sound or group of sounds, searching out what feels right.
My first four roles were all nice guys, Raggedy Man being one of them.
I believe with all my heart that America remains ‘the great idea’ that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
I was never a leading man. I’ve always been in the outer concentric circles in the company, being a character actor, which is a good place to be. It gives you that diversity.
It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.
The name of Peru was not known to the natives.
Over the years, I was never really driven to become a solo artist, but I was curious to find out who I was as an individual creative person. It’s taken some time, but now I feel I’ve truly paid my dues. I guess I’m at a point now where I’m more comfortable in my own skin.
Currently, the United States provides 22 percent of the U.N. annual budgets, over $900 million in fiscal year 2007, and some of that funding goes to the Human Rights Council.
So I do not consider myself a chronicler of my fatherland or even a chronicler of Havana.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
Ethical and questions of philosophy interest me a great deal.
The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever.
Health food makes me sick.
To think Being itself explicitly requires disregarding Being to the extent that it is only grounded and interpreted in terms of beings and for beings as their ground, as in all metaphysics.
It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing.
I have this theory that people in Hollywood don’t read. They read ‘Vanity Fair’ and then consider themselves terribly well read. I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught.
Each atom of the Holy Spirit is intelligent, and like all other matter has solidity, form, and size, and occupies space.
What you have to remember is that baseball isn’t a week or a month but a season – and a season is a long time.
The way I outline has changed quite a bit from when I first started writing.
Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life.
I would have given my own life if I could have undone the killing of white men by my people.
I’m sure there will continue to be exciting new products and major changes, but it looks as if the existing technology has a great deal of room to grow and prosper.
I am a very superstitious person.
I’m no politician. I’m an historian who has learned through a lifetime of studying that nothing in the world beats universal education.
Isn’t that the ultimate homeland security, standing up and defending marriage?
Prevention is better than cure.
It was only literally hours after the wedding when he felt he didn’t have to keep up the facade.
Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.
But it’s a Broadway show, so even if you’re Christine in Phantom, you’re still a princess. All female leads are princesses whether they’re Disney princesses or not.
He lives who dies to win a lasting name.
I think that songwriting changed when groups started spending more time in the studio.
I’m a workaholic.
Some readers allow their prejudices to blind them. A good reader knows how to disregard inappropriate responses.
Violence is one of the most fun things to watch.
There’s many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
If liberty has any meaning it means freedom to improve.
My act is so completely and totally uncensored that the only way I could really pull it off is if I treat the audience like they’re my best friends.
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.
He was very much concerned with logic and function, he always worked his solos out before playing them.
The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe’s great achievements – liberty, peace and prosperity – as a given.
Jan Peter Balkenende
When this space walk will be completed, then the arm will be fully operational and ready for the next activity that will be pretty much the testing, the first flight testing of the space station arm.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
To know one’s self is wisdom, but not to know one’s neighbors is genius.