Top Quotes About Anything
Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally occupies a higher plane that mere politics. Great writers can express moods through melody and capture experiences we share most powerfully – love, lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph, yearning and confusion.
A woman in Mexico wanted me to heal her. But I can’t heal anybody. I just put my hand on her and said, ‘Thank you for seeing the film.’
Let the other guys do the crybaby stuff. Go for the laughs.
Just when did I get to the point when staying at a hotel wasn’t fun?
Truth as such is not a particularly important concept in naturalistic philosophy.
Phillip E. Johnson
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.
We must work to help all families and all communities realize their dream of a better future.
Certainly in cartooning I’m given huge free rein at the moment.
I had a good time working with Russell Crowe, Ron Howard and Ed Harris. It was a great cast and Russell worked really hard, doing tons of research and questioning everything.
That’s the thing that we said about the horn before: it’s a focus issue. It’s like a singer versus a drummer. If a drummer’s playing a drum beat, and a singer starts singing, what do you think the audience is going to do?
I don’t know if I was a desirable person, not just physically but emotionally and mentally and intellectually. I still have a long way go and a lot to learn, but I’m on my way, I don’t think I’m terribly attractive, but I’m comfortable with my looks.
When you really don’t like a guy, they’re all over you, and as soon as you act like you like them, they’re no longer interested.
Of course I realize that photography is not the technical facility as much as it is the eye, and this decision that one makes for the moment at which you are going to snap, you know.
The strongest initiative that government can take to ensure Australia is prepared for population ageing, is to maintain a strong economy, and a secure nation.
I was drawn to things I thought were either sexy or aggressive – or both.
You make a mistake, you keep going.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
Health care comprises nearly 20 percent of our national economy, but outdated bureaucracy and red tape have stifled competition and raised costs. As a result, today more than 45 million are without any health coverage.
People love coming on television, even if they have to show their miseries.
Nothing brings people together more, then mutual hatred.
I love the fact that it’s not only about Star Trek, but about science fiction in general, and science.
Louis Armstrong playing trumpet on the Judgment Day.
I’m not overweight. I’m just nine inches too short.
Certainly it is a different world for players nowadays. But it depends on the individual.
I suspect that many corporations have begun to understand that they have an important role to play in the lives of their communities, and that allocating funds to support local groups helps them discharge that function and also burnish their image.
What happened to Haiti is a threat that could happen anywhere in the Caribbean to these island nations, you know, because of global warming, because of climate change and all this.
The quest for freedom, dignity, and the rights of man will never end.
William J. Brennan
We live in an age where anonymity is growing in magnitude like a bomb going off.
There are times when it is more courageous to be cowardly.
Norman Reilly Raine
I don’t think he believed most of the things he said himself.
Well, I think one of the reasons Chicago became so popular as a filmmaker location is because New York had been used so many times that Chicago, I think, was rediscovered maybe in the late ’60s, early ’70s for a long time as a new location.
The key to Operations at Wal-Mart is their ability to maintain the highest standards while at the same time getting things done with lockstep execution.
The pains of childbirth were altogether different from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain. These were pains one could follow with one’s mind.
Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.
All pitchers are liars or crybabies.
I’d walk over my own grandmother to re-elect Richard Nixon.
War, except in self-defense, is a failure of moral imagination.
Women didn’t want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands’ diverted attention.
Well, I always hope that I’m a role model.
I think there was an absolute, deep gap between consensual relations between adults, which people may like or dislike, and people who physically impose themselves on children or misuse their authority to impose on children.
Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
But when researchers at Bell Labs discovered that static tends to come from particular places in the sky, the whole field of radio astronomy opened up.
On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me.
Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
After all my years of doing instrumental music I still like just a simple instrumental song with a nice catchy melody and an opportunity to play a solo over a harmonic structure.
Love does not just sit there, like a stone; it had to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. LeGuin
I love the feel of hitting the ball hard, the pleasure of a rally. It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is.
Helen Wills Moody
It’s my responsibility as a singer-songwriter to report the news.
When a thing’s done, it’s done, and if it’s not done right, do it differently next time.
The need for a college education is even more important now than it was before, but I think that the increased costs are a very severe obstacle to access. It is an American dream, and I think that one of our challenges is to find a way to make that available.
As I get older and I get a few more years experience I become more like Dad, you know, King Lear.