Top Quotes About Anything
You have only a short period of time in your life to make your mark, and I’m there now.
A scientist who cannot prove what he has accomplished, has accomplished nothing.
Do you know why conductors live so long? Because we perspire so much.
A lot of victims, for example, have become addicted to alcohol and drugs. It seems to me that the church’s healing ministry is going to be enhanced through this in much broader strokes. That’s good, it’s all positive.
Somehow, by just continually pestering the general public by appearing on television, they accepted me and wanted more.
I joined another circle and the leader gave us a little leaflet in very small print, asking us to read it carefully and then come prepared to ask questions. It was a technical Marxist subject and I did not understand it nor did I know what questions to ask.
I haven’t a great jazz band, and I don’t want one.
What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and EPA, et cetera, had worked out what allowable releases are.
There is a certain moment in the film when the son is in the nursing home and he goes to the television and turns it off because he sees himself in the image.
The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing until it’s too late.
It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn’t look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy – I mean Jimmy as the character.
I think being mean to people in high school is healthy. It’s sort of like you’re in this situation with all these other kids and sometimes you need to get your aggression out. And if you’d had people be mean to you before, it really does build character.
The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you’re playing by somebody else’s rules, while quietly playing by your own.
I can move both of my eyes separately in different directions.
Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business, probably everything in all the United States or in all of western civilization, is about competition.
The thing that separates a so-so director and a great director is a love and caring for film.
You’ve got to let it go and say it was the best I could do at that time and place in my life. You hope that the thing you’re doing next is a little bit better.
I grew up in a culturally radical home, where strong emotions were forbidden.
Lars von Trier
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
In the past, people worked together only when some great disaster threatened.
I thought of Paris as a beauty spot on the face of the earth, and of London as a big freckle.
James Weldon Johnson
Many of our soldiers are stationed at Camp Coyote just south of the Iraqi border. This is how you know we have a strong army, when you can actually tell your enemy exactly where your camp is and what its name is.
As a first generation Jewish American, I have witnessed firsthand Jewish immigrants who have come to this Nation in order to create a better life for themselves, their families, and future generations.
In high school, my goal was to be a writer for SNL, then I got into the acting.
You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result.
Ambient Devices develops a new generation of consumer electronic products.
Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want – an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we’ll do well as a party.
You have to look at the discrepancy between what you hoped and imagined and the reality of yourself and all your shortcomings.
Head Start’s ability to improve the educational skills and opportunities of Latino children will be an important component of America’s future success.
Nothing is a matter of life and death except life and death.
Stimuli, however, do not act upon an indifferent organism.
I wouldn’t have dared ask God for all that He’s given me. I couldn’t have done it on my own. I thank God every day for what I have.
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
I must tell you, I haven’t done the drug problem that is faced by cops and people on the border. It’s a hard show to do, but I think it’s going to say a lot about drugs and the problems related to them. I just hope people can watch it, it’s a pretty strong show.
Around the property I have here, I’m about to put an all weather race track. I’m about to build stables. I’m about to ship over a couple of my thoroughbreds from England.
But it is a delightful challenge to try to depict interesting aliens.
If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature.
You know, I never expected to enter the movie business.
You don’t have to listen to those mean girls. They’re just there to make you upset and make you feel bad about yourself. And you know, inside, they feel bad about themselves too. But they don’t wanna admit it to anybody.
Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement.
You know something, if you’re not acting, you’re not an actor – you’ve gotta work. No way around it.
When police or prosecutors conceal significant exculpatory or impeaching material, we hold, it is ordinarily incumbent on the state to set the record straight.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
There was this thing written that I had gone into a candle store, and my hair went up in flames because of all the hair spray. First of all, I never have hair spray in my hair, and I’ve never even heard of this store, and my hair has never been burned.
I think some people would love to be able to make the clothes I make – and of course, I do influence them, but they keep simplifying, and minimalism doesn’t quite work.
You get to that age where you’re watching a lot of television, and who doesn’t want to be on television?
There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.
Never write an advertisement which you wouldn’t want your family to read. You wouldn’t tell lies to your own wife. Don’t tell them to mine.
When I was growing up, the men in my life were abusive; women were the ones I ran to for comfort.
I have spent over 60 years bent over a guitar and to know that I wrote 70 compositions that masters have recorded, that makes me feel so good and full, and proud and thankful to the good Lord.
Sadat made us feel more secure.