Top Quotes About Anything
You can fill this table up with people who are racist, homophobic, Satanist worshippers, sexist and we can be arguing but if you put on a song, I guarantee that people will stop and listen and that’s what I love about music, it can bring people together.
You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.
The thing I’m the most proud of in my personal life is that my daughter actually thinks that I’m fabulous.
Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.
James A. Baldwin
I figure there are a few actors like Marlon Brando, George C. Scott and Laurence Olivier who have been touched by the hand of God. I’m in the next bunch.
I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees. I will, I can, I must.
Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
When Solomon said there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile.
I don’t get what my signature is supposed to mean if we haven’t had some kind of exchange.
I write a lot, and very often I write a couple of lines that are particularly revealing in some kind of way. And then as a few more lines get added and a piece gets added, eventually the song pretty much takes over and you can’t really find a way to change those things.
So the danger of conservative judicial activism has been averted for another year. Stay tuned.
Here’s what I see all across this great city – people working together to make Boston a better place to live and to raise children, to grow and pursue dreams.
I was very nervous about going up to teach at Stanford and very nervous even about going to ARPA.
Everyone’s values are defined by what they will tolerate when it is done to others.
Life should not be estimated exclusively by the standard of dollars and cents.
We were worried about that actually. The cast was thinking that they’d lose their minds. But we didn’t.
A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
When I was a kid, I went to the store and asked the guy, Do you have any toy train schedules?
Through the study of fossils I had already been initiated into the mysteries of prehistoric creations.
I have three daughters, so I can’t be as tough as I want to be. When you have kids – especially daughters – they know how to work you. They’re a lot smarter than we are, that’s for sure. But I’ll be more tough on their boyfriends.
Bluegrass is wonderful music. I’m glad I originated it.
GOD is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi River system are over 60 years old and many are in serious need of repair and rehabilitation.
We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.
The situation in the West Bank and Gaza involves a military occupation amid urban guerrilla warfare, analogous to the British security measures in Northern Island, that hopefully will end with a cease-fire.
What feeling is so nice as a child’s hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
I’m a meathead. I can’t help it, man. You’ve got smart people and you’ve got dumb people.
When I began writing, I didn’t read any other children’s poets… I didn’t want to be influenced until I’d found my own voice. Now I read them all.
When I was living in New York and didn’t have a penny to my name, I would walk around the streets and occasionally I would see an alcove or something. And I’d think, that’ll be good, that’ll be a good spot for me when I’m homeless.
It’s difficult to believe in yourself because the idea of self is an artificial construction. You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. Everything beautiful in the world is within you.
Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
It not infrequently happens that persons without any other special qualification than the drama of their lives are precipitated into important political positions.
Charles Edward Merriam
We are here to make another world.
W. Edwards Deming
In Westerns you were permitted to kiss your horse but never your girl.
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.
Filmmakers who use narrators pay a price for taking the easy way: narrated films date far more quickly than films without narrators.
Negligence is the rust of the soul, that corrodes through all her best resolves.
I was born in St. Andrew’s and raised in Kingston then I attended the Alpha Boy’s school.
I am more exempt and more distant than any man in the world.
Pierre de Fermat
There was some scene in The Blues Brothers movie, when they had the chicken wire across the front of the stage, and it was almost like that. They had a big guard rail around the stage, which kept the college kids from getting on… we had some good times.
Now that digital lifestyle devices, tablets, wireless phones, and other Internet appliances are beginning to come of age, we need to worry about presenting our content to these devices so that it is optimized for their display capabilities.
Liberty, as it is conceived by current opinion, has nothing inherent about it; it is a sort of gift or trust bestowed on the individual by the state pending good behavior.
We ought to thank God for that. Yes, the man who tills the land is more worthy of respect than any.
I am still making order out of chaos by reinvention.
John le Carre
I want to be like Tom Cruise from The Outsiders and go on and do amazing movies for a long time.
Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to say what the experiment died of.
There is no country on earth with a stronger tradition of protecting the public’s right to know.
I thought foolishly that Freudian psychoanalysis was deeper and more intensive than other, more directive forms of therapy, so I was trained in it and practiced it.
And so with all things: names were vital and important.
Algernon H. Blackwood
If you think you know everything and think you’ve done everything, I know you’re an idiot.
John C. Shepard