Top Quotes About Anything
You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.
I don’t make much distinction between being a stand-up comic and acting Shakespeare – in fact, unless you’re a good comedian, you’re never going to be able to play Hamlet properly.
He was a fantastic player, but the thing that impressed me most about Paul was his manner off the pitch. He was always very humble about his achievements and had a lot of time for the paying public and people in general.
One has to look out for engineers – they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
The person who knows HOW will always have a job. The person who knows WHY will always be his boss.
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
James Anthony Froude
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this – that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made – not to understand – but to feel – as crime.
Edgar Allan Poe
All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations.
The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
There’s another way of making music, by touching the lives and feelings of ordinary people.
You get used to it when you feel like you’re an artist.
I was never a celebrity – just a working actor.
Self-love then does not constitute THIS or THAT to be our interest or good; but, our interest or good being constituted by nature and supposed, self-love only puts us upon obtaining and securing it.
The world presents enough problems if you believe it to be a world of law and order; do not add to them by believing it to be a world of miracles.
Louis D. Brandeis
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Folks can’t carry around money in their pocket. They’ve got to go to an ATM machine, and they’ve got to pay a few dollars to get their own dollars out of the machine. Who ever thought you’d pay cash to get cash? That’s where we’ve gotten to.
Milos said, You’re my first choice. From my point of view, that doesn’t pay the rent. I said, Tell me what I have to do next because I’m busy painting my kitchen.
F. Murray Abraham
I made a list of people who needed just a little bit of money. And when the list was complete, there were 42 names. The total amount of money they needed was $27. I was shocked.
It’s not a country of articulate people, sophisticated people. There’s too little subtlety. Men and women don’t enjoy each other very much in Australia. I don’t find very many men sexy in Australia. Of course, I’m married and out of it, but still.
A third force, developing itself more slowly, becomes even more potent than the rest: the power of gold.
John Lothrop Motley
I’d say without a doubt I’ve had the most sex scenes in any television show, ever. Last season I did eight sex scenes in one day – I haven’t topped that yet.
The battle is on, and nothing less than the soul of America is at stake.
Arthur C. Brooks
I never felt interpretation was my job.
Probably the toughest time in anyone’s life is when you have to murder a loved one because they’re the devil.
Its plot is loose and tortuous and will take some time for its stars to emerge.
Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in a memorable form – or else it is not art.
Look, freedom is an overwhelming American notion. The idea that we want to see the world, the peoples of the world free is something that all of us subscribe to.
Royalty is either going to do very well with cloning, or it’s going to disappear completely.
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
Jean de la Bruyere
A man who’s never seen war is like a woman who’s never given birth – soft in the head.
About two months ago I finished a gospel tour.
As I’ve gotten older I look like a man, finally.
Music is an outburst of the soul.
I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves.
Henry A. Kissinger
It wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world if we didn’t have a salary cap.
Enable every woman who can work to take her place on the labour front, under the principle of equal pay for equal work.
Mao Tse Tung
What SF can do better than anything else is show us the range of our possible futures, and what we can do to realize the good ones and avoid the nasty ones.
At NIH, what tends to happen is that the proven researchers tend to get the money. New researchers, younger researchers, or people on the cutting edge don’t get the money until they have gray beards.
I did my best, and God did the rest.
You know why I don’t like that camera? Because it prevents me from seeing you!
And though I might have learnt more wit and advanced my understanding by living in a Court, yet being dull, fearful and bashful, I neither heeded what was said or practised, but just what belonged to my loyal duty and my own honest reputation.
Those of us who are today prepared to hazard our lives for the cause would regret having raised a finger, if we were able to organize only a new social system and not a more righteous one.
I was quite surprised how easily people wanted to pigeonhole things I’ve done.
Our campaign is powered by college students who are not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch.
I know how many days in which I have just answered e-mail, had three phone calls and a two hour lunch. Poof, gone. They are not infrequent.
We were using the record as a tool to invest money into real estate all through the South, because we were living in an era where the South was changing.
The future will be the child of the past and the present, even if a rebellious child.
Every second is mapped out and he has this total childish fascination with color and shapes and sequences.
I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don’t overeat.
I was always a great bundle of energy. As a child, instead of walking, I would run. And so running, which is a pain to a lot of people, was always a pleasure to me because it was so easy.
Be able to recognize when you’re reading or hearing material biased to your own side.
Marilyn vos Savant