If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.— Genghis Khan
Astounding Like Me quotations
Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, 'you owe me.
' Look what happens with a love like that! It lights up the whole sky.
She dares me to pour myself out like a living waterfall.
She dares me to enter the soul that is more than my own; she extinguishes fear in mere seconds. She lets light come through.
You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I'll rise!
Once I looked in the mirror and decided this is who I am, and I'm not scared of who I am, and I'm not scared that I can't be like you, and I'm good with just doing me, that's when I found myself, as a man.
Genius has no country. It blossoms everywhere. Genius is like the light, the air. It is the heritage of all.
You treat me like a dog and you expect me to smile? You remind me of a jackass.
People tell me judge not lest ye be judged.
I always tell them, twist not scripture lest ye be like satan
Understand me. I’m not like an ordinary world. I have my madness, I live in another dimension and I do not have time for things that have no soul.
Females in our generation morals are just out the window.
Materialistic things aren't life. I'd rather walk in the rain with a man who treats me like a queen than to ride in a Benz with a man who treats me like crap.
All the women want to be with me, all the men want to be like me.
I don't see myself as extremely handsome. I just figure I can charm you into liking me.
I felt that one had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or rat in a trap. I had already determined to sell my life as dearly as possible if attacked. I felt if I could take one lyncher with me, this would even up the score a little bit.
I used to not like being called a 'woman architect.
' I'm an architect, not just a woman architect. The guys used to tap me on the head and say 'you're OK for a girl.' But I see an incredible amount of need from other women for reassurance that it can be done, so I don't mind anymore.
This hype word bothers me though It always sounds like an accusation, what does it mean, advertising, column inches in the press? Bands themselves are never really responsible for all of that. That is something that happens to you when you sell millions of records.
My main goal in life is to just be happy.
I don't compromise my happiness for anything. If I find what makes me happy I'm going to do that. That's really going with the flow of life. As far as like the mainstream stuff, if my destiny takes me there and I end up going that route, then that's fine.
All I’m saying is like, spoil me with your consistency Always remain the same you and you won’t have to worry about a different me
I guess if I'd had any sense, I'd have been a little scared [to register to vote] - but what was the point of being scared? The only thing they could do was kill me, and it kinda seemed like they'd been trying to do that a little bit at a time since I could remember.
My love is like the wind and wild is the wind.
Give me more than one caress, satisfy my hungriness. Let the wind blow through your heart for wild is the wind.
I've lost a million and a half on the horses and dice in the last two years.
And the funny part is, I still like 'em, and if someone handed me another million I'd put it right in the nose of some horse that looked good to me.
I contend that we are the first race in the world, and that the more of the world we inhabit the better it is for the human race... If there be a God, I think that what he would like me to do is paint as much of the map of Africa British Red as possible...
I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star.
Everyone stops, points up and gasps "Oh look at that!" Then - whoosh, and I'm gone... and they'll never see anything like it ever again... and they won't be able to forget me - ever.
I do what I do. You like it, great. You don't, go listen to somebody else. I'm stickin' with the people who stuck with me.
When you look across the ring at me, and you look into my eyes, you are not immmortal, you are not an icon; you are just like everybody else. You are an obstacle, and I will run you over. And that is not a threat, that is not a warning; that is just a fact! Because brother, I am THE GAME...and I AM THAT...DAMN...GOOD!
I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas.
Call me sick. Call me deranged. I'm gonna be your worst nightmare. I'm gonna be your hero whether you like it or not!
I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me.
.. All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
I knew the people who worked for me. When you know people, you have to behave towards them like human beings.
Mr. Hitchcock taught me everything about cinema. It was thanks to him that I understood that murder scenes should be shot like love scenes and love scenes like murder scenes.
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.
The men liked to put me down as the best woman painter. I think I'm one of the best painters.
God to me is love. It's the ruler of all things, whether it's with a person or with music or with your TV. I feel like it's this energy. God is energy, love is energy.
My sister just had a baby, a little newborn.
The kid is adorable, so cute. She wouldn't let me hold him, she refuses. She says, 'No way, Anthony, I'm afraid you're gonna drop him.' I'm 32 years old. Like I'm some kind of idiot. Like I don't have a million other ways to hurt that baby.