Top Quotes About Anything
You don’t want the biggest record deal as far as money goes, you just want to make sure that the people at the label really support your band and the music and stuff.
In a small company, you often see a lot more of what goes on in a broader range of things. And that’s good.
Any good software engineer will tell you that a compiler and an interpreter are interchangeable.
Tim Berners Lee
The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.
Frederick William Faber
In 1979 I teamed up with my friend and business partner, Bill DeWitt, and together we formed an oil and gas company that invested through limited partnerships in oil and gas exploration.
No, I never went to college. Always regretted it, always envied people who did.
The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think.
Malcolm De Chazal
An increase in the relative price of products from the low wage manufacturers in Asia and Latin America will also make those products less attractive to American consumers.
It’s not just a question of conquering a summit previously unknown, but of tracing, step by step, a new pathway to it.
True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.
Honore De Balzac
It slaps your dignity just right. I loved the idea of these proud, dignified black men, and I saw the older ones wounded, and it wounded me ten times as much because I couldn’t stand seeing them hurt like this.
I genuinely enjoy talking one-to-one. I have no shyness about that.
Instead of generating either unnecessary alarm or a false sense of security regarding these fundamental issues, the best course is to empower people with the truth.
Seriously, though, I think I never ceased to be grateful of the fact that I am able to do a job that I really love – I never got over that.
Complexity that works is built up out of modules that work perfectly, layered one over the other.
I’m a very comfortable and happy-go-lucky old man. I never wanted to be great, because I’d just get worried.
Tom T. Hall
Now, I cannot approve anything the council has rejected, but I can reject anything the council has approved.
If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.
Vetting and verifying information is one thing. Having our government sending out conflicting messages to the American people when conflict can be avoided is another.
With network shows, writers can be so protective of every syllable.
I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way.
The worst… was what the Pakistani soldiers did to the Bengali women after their failed rebellion.
You have to be insane to direct.
Tension is the great integrity.
R. Buckminster Fuller
If you’re writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can’t not write about 9-11; you can’t not integrate it. My main character’s view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn’t have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged.
Cruelty is, perhaps, the worst kid of sin. Intellectual cruelty is certainly the worst kind of cruelty.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat.
God has been pleased to save us during the years of war that have already passed. We pray that He may be pleased to save us to the end. But we must do our part.
Eamon de Valera
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.
Jerome K. Jerome
James Cameron has always been way ahead of the curve in terms of the use of technology in his movies.
The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
William Butler Yeats
St. Peter announced the glad tidings of the Gospel to the people on the day of Pentecost, and converted, by the first Christian sermon, ever preached, three thousand – which formed the primitive Church.
Hermits have no peer pressure.
I play with a fear of letting people down. That’s what motivates me.
I always say that it’s about breaking the rules. But the secret of breaking rules in a way that works is understanding what the rules are in the first place.
On average, global warming is not going to harm the developing world.
If you ask people what they’ve always wanted to do, most people haven’t done it. That breaks my heart.
The movies I like to make are very rich and full of passion. Some people see me as an action director, but action is not the only thing in my movies. I always like to show human nature – something deep inside the heart.
Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.
After a while I started to think of that as an image of something that went a lot deeper than the dead dog, which is you can’t bring back anything to life.
The fact is that the learning process goes on, and so long as the voices are not stilled and the singers go on singing some of it gets through.
I love going out and doing new things.
I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives.
Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world. A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries. I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence.
Max von Sydow
A mother’s got to be there to raise the children. That’s all there is to it. I feel badly for those mothers who work hard, and can’t do it all the time.
The first requirement of a statesman is that he be dull.
All good fortune is a gift of the gods, and you don’t win the favor of the ancient gods by being good, but by being bold.
I always want to do things that are different. I don’t want to be doing the same thing, the same performance constantly, and it feels like most people tell you that they are the same. However different you feel might approach them.
In France, for instance, one magazine writer was convinced that On The Road had been a huge influence on Lost Souls and was crushed to learn that I hadn’t read the one until after I’d written the other.
Poppy Z. Brite
I have a nervous breakdown in the film and in one scene I get to stand at the top of the stairs waving an empty sherry bottle which is, of course, a typical scene from my daily life, so isn’t much of a stretch.
Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being.
Teilhard de Chardin