Toggle My BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
- Page 27
The focus on my appearance has really surprised me. I've always been a size 14 to 16, I don't care about clothes, I'd rather spend my money on cigarettes and booze.
If I go on a diet and work out, I'm always in a bad mood. I'd rather be a little heavier but nice.
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty.
I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I believe it should be possible for someone stricken with a serious and ultimately fatal illness to choose to die peacefully with medical help, rather than suffer.
I can say I'd honestly rather be happy than have 30 to 40 songs that I've written about these thrilling, exciting, horrible, unhappy times.
Children need models rather than critics.
If I were to give advice, I would say to parents that they ought to be very careful whom they allow to mix with their children when young; for much mischief thence ensues, and our natural inclinations are unto evil rather than unto good.
Saint Teresa of Avila
I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
Having travelled to some 20 African countries, I find myself, like so many other visitors to Africa before me, intoxicated with the continent. And I am not referring to the animals, as much as I have been enthralled by them during safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Rather, I am referring to the African peoples.
The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind.
D. H. Lawrence
Climbing K2 or floating the Grand Canyon in an inner tube; there are some things one would rather have done than do.
If one looks at the map of the world, it's difficult to find Iraq, and one would think it rather easy to subdue such a small country.
I would rather have a cup of tea than sex.
I cannot live a life where I'm deprived. I'd much rather be five, 10 pounds heavier. With my luck, I'll get myself to that perfect goal weight, and I'll get hit by a bus. Then I'll be like... looking at myself from some afterlife going, 'You idiot. You could have had that agnolotti, dummy.'
In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
What I do is I write mainly about very personal and rather lonely feelings, and I explore them in a different way each time. You know, what I do is not terribly intellectual. I'm a pop singer for Christ's sake. As a person, I'm fairly uncomplicated.
History should not be left to the historians. Rather, be like Churchill. Make history, and then write it.
Human beings are at their core defined by what they worship rather than primarily by what they think, know, or believe. That is bound up with the central Augustinian claim that we are what we love.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than.
I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star.
An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts - for support rather than for illumination.
Assurance, action, and evidence influence each other in an ongoing process. This helix is like a coil, and as it spirals upward it expands and widens. These three elements of faith - assurance, action, and evidence - are not separate and discrete; rather, they are interrelated and continuous and cycle upward.
David A. Bednar
Generally, I tend to despise human behavior rather than human creatures.
Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death.
The press these days should be rather careful about its role. We may have acquired some tendencies about over-involvement that we had better overcome.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Image of the Moment
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends.
Join us on
Follow us on
Follow us on
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
BQ on Instagram
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote