Top Quotes About Anything
You can’t get anywhere without the people who have come into your life.
When I first started acting, and we would all sit down and talk about Shakespeare and how great it was. I thought well, I suppose it is.
I’ve done illustration on the side. But other than that, comics have been my main things.
The only difference is that religion is much better organised and has been around much longer, but it’s the same story with different characters and different costumes.
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1, 2006.
By and large my relations with the US were good.
Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.
Frank Moore Colby
Without Britain, Europe would remain only a torso.
Women ought to have representatives, instead of being arbitrarily governed without any direct share allowed them in the deliberations of government.
I want to write songs and play them for people – live.
Realists do not fear the results of their study.
You learn just by trying and experimenting. By the time I was 14, I had my own comic strip in the Kansas City paper.
It isn’t sufficient just to want – you’ve got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Nothing can stop the attack of aircraft except other aircraft.
If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.
I was six years old when I saw my first Godard movie, eight when I first experienced Bergman. I wanted to be a director when I was fourteen.
My junior high was dreadful. I see a lot of my fellow alumni on America’s Most Wanted.
It’s the duty of a lawyer to represent anyone for whom a responsible argument could be made.
Lloyd Norton Cutler
Play difficult and interesting things. If you play boring things, you risk losing your appetite. Saxophone can be tedious with too much of the same.
My opposition to the Vietnam War. I was the first Hollywood actor to speak out against it.
We have the tools, but we have to learn how to use them. That is my political philosophy.
The psychology of brutality was worse than the beatings.
We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another – until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices.
Richard M. Nixon
Those who are seeking ways to tap into the potential of e-mail will find themselves in a position to capitalize on the pending explosion in Internet usage.
The Lord called me to plant a church.
I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot.
Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government.
I am lucky enough to have Aaron Sorkin write what I have to say.
As adults, we do know more, but we don’t know enough. People can be very unthinkingly callous.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
W. H. Auden
It is only what is written upon the soul of man that will survive the wreck of time.
Francis J. Grimke
When in doubt, punt!
About 60 percent of the oil consumed daily by Americans is used for transportation, and about 45 percent is used for passenger cars and light trucks.
I wish I had more time to visit schools.
The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam, whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land, a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.
Your characters have to remain innocent of what your picture is after.
The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Attitude is everything.
Diane von Furstenberg
I know a lot of people think I’m dumb. Well, at least I ain’t no educated fool.
To all of us who have been charged, we all agree that we don’t feel like we were doing things that we weren’t supposed to, because we were told to do them. We think everything was justified, because we were instructed to do this and to do that.
Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location.
You’ll never find your gold on a sandy beach.
We have met the enemy, and they are ours.
The thirst to know and understand, a large and liberal discontent.
There are only two sorts of people in life you can trust – good Christians and good Communists.
Whether we knew many who died on September 11 or personally knew none, we all lost something on that day. Innocence. Security. A trust that our homeland would always be safe.
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans – born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.
John F. Kennedy
Truth implies meaning.
If they don’t care about me, how can they possibly care about anyone else?