Top Quotes About Anything
You know, the country is basically peaceful.
It’s unfortunate nine years were in between – you can’t take that time back; you can’t undo it.
Alex Van Halen
It’s good that the first half of the speech emphasized freedom, because George W. Bush has been the global champion for freedom. As he said, if we don’t fight tyranny it will not leave us alone in peace.
If you had an essentially happy childhood, that tends to dwell with you.
To win you’ve got to stay in the game.
Claude M. Bristol
And I’ve been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
Edward James Olmos
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
But the reason I became, why I wanted to be in the business was because there was Midnight Cowboy.
There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy’s hand, when you hate mutually.
A man should control his life. Mine is controlling me.
You know these love letters mix with whisky, just don’t light a match when you kiss me.
Jon Bon Jovi
Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its center, would, I reflected, regard it as an insane pronouncement if I made the opposite assertion that the earth moves.
Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don’t care about fame, I don’t care about being a celebrity. I know that’s part of the job, but I don’t feed into anyone’s idea of who I should be.
Technology tools such as laptops are the kind of help that we need. A program that provides laptops for all youngsters would close a gap that most of us are not aware of, or will not admit to, which is a tremendous gap in the poor communities.
Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred.
Daniel De Leon
First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.
I don’t put myself on Jeff Beck’s level, but I can relate to him when he says he’d rather be working on his car collection than playing the guitar.
I enjoyed the opportunities, but there was no time to think.
Worrying that banning flag desecration would inhibit free speech reveals a misunderstanding of the flag’s fundamental nature.
When the judges shall be obliged to go armed, it will be time for the courts to be closed.
Stephen J. Field
I want to say here and now, that I demand unshakable integrity of every State employee.
I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.
A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
Logan P. Smith
I don’t really live like a musician myself. I think music is just something that I do, but I’d like to be doing lots of other things. I like to cure all kinds of illness.
I go where the sound of thunder is.
Alfred M. Gray
Every philosophy is tinged with the coloring of some secret imaginative background, which never emerges explicitly into its train of reasoning.
Alfred North Whitehead
Before the child ever gets to school it will have received crucial, almost irrevocable sex education and this will have been taught by the parents, who are not aware of what they are doing.
Mary S. Calderone
It shows ‘us vs. them,’ and I’m on the ‘us’ side.
For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil. Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of your island country and our neighborhood.
I want to play music when I want, write a song if I want or watch a baseball game if I want.
John Lee Hooker
In George Bush you get experience, and with me you get – The Future!
In genetic epistemology, as in developmental psychology, too, there is never an absolute beginning.
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
I don’t think Hamlet is mad, nor is he predisposed to be a gloomy or tragic figure.
I danced with passion to spite the music.
I’ve never seen a worse situation than that of young writers in the United States. The publishing business in North America is so commercialized.
The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true.
You can expect to find these four priorities – education, economic vitality, efficiency in government and the protection of families – woven into my decisions as Governor. They will serve as my compass as I work with you to chart a future course for our state.
I think people enjoyed LA Law so much, because it was the first show that delved into current events through the prism of the law.
Expenditures rise to meet income.
C. Northcote Parkinson
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
The word diva to me means doing something supernatural with something natural.
I couldn’t run a tight schedule, and if you’re any good at teaching, you get sucked dry because you like your students and you’re trying to help them, but you don’t have any time left to write yourself.
If you want to be fully convinced of the abominations of slavery, go on a southern plantation, and call yourself a negro trader. Then there will be no concealment; and you will see and hear things that will seem to you impossible among human beings with immortal souls.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
All the great political music was made at the height of political confrontations.
Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing.
Laughter is America’s most important export.
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives.
Also everyone’s hearts are in the right place when you do a small movie. You’re not doing it for the money; you’re not doing it for the possibility of an Oscar nomination. You are doing it because you love the material.
Members of weakly religious families get, of course, no religious training from any source outside the family.