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To stop terrorists before the strike, we must do three things: deny them entry into the country, curtail their freedom of action inside the country, and deprive them of material and moral support from within the country.
~By Richard Perle ~


I don't want to be an action star, an action star's life is so short. I want my life to get longer, I want my career to get longer.
~By Jackie Chan ~


Here's the point - you're looking at affirmative action, and you're looking at marijuana. You legalize marijuana, no need for quotas, because really, who's gonna wanna work?
~By Jon Stewart ~


While the United States has largely been missing in action from the diplomatic game, the European Union and Iran have been making progress at developing a formula that would lead to the suspension of Iran's nuclear enrichment program and the start of serious negotiations.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


Faith always contains an element of risk, of venture; and we are impelled to make the venture by the affinity and attraction which we feel in ourselves.
~By Dean Inge ~


It is clear from the reaction to our campaign so far that our message is resonating. I look forward to continuing to take this message to all Americans, and showing them that I can be as successful running the country as I was running the state of New Mexico.
~By Gary Johnson ~


I became almost immediately fascinated by the possibilities of trying out all conceivable reactions with them, some leading to explosions, others to unbearable poisoning of the air in our house, frightening my parents.
~By Richard Ernst ~


In the Federal Government, electronic records are as indispensable as their paper counterparts for documenting citizens' rights, the actions for which officials are accountable, and the nation's history.
~By Allen Weinstein ~


The interaction of the variation in our genes is what's responsible for lots of our attributes and vigor.
~By Walter Gilbert ~


I never worry about action, but only inaction.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Most of our history in space has been communicated in terms of action - what people do, a chronological list of events which have transpired - as opposed to the human experience of having done those things.
~By Story Musgrave ~


The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.
~By Charles Lamb ~


One, we committed to put about 650 people in the field to focus totally on customer satisfaction.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


If nothing is to be done in the given situation, he must invent plausible reasons for doing nothing; and if something must be done, he must suggest the something. The unpardonable sin is to propose nothing, when action is imperative.
~By Charles Edward Merriam ~


A man's most glorious actions will at last be found to be but glorious sins, if he hath made himself, and not the glory of God, the end of those actions.
~By Thomas Brooks ~


The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


I am only an actress when they say, 'action' and I stop being an actress when they say, 'cut'. I am a normal person outside of acting.
~By Paz Vega ~


Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.
~By Douglas Horton ~


The Inspector General issued six reviews and reports on actions taken based on provisions of the act. In those six reports, the IG found that not one violation of an individual's civil liberties - a total of zero - had taken place since the act was instituted.
~By Jo Bonner ~


Instead, it appears to be a particular mark of beauty that it is considered with tranquil satisfaction; that it pleases if we also do not possess it and we are still far removed from demanding to possess it.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


I had assumed that Bush's seemingly inflexible policy to support Sharon was for political reasons of his getting elected. But as to whether he really believes his actions are going to hasten the day of the final conflict, I do not know.
~By Huston Smith ~


It wasn't conscious, but I guess that one book is the reaction to the other. The first is so imprisoned in a male point-of-view, and the second is a point-of-view that can go anywhere it wants.
~By Jeffrey Eugenides ~


It is always the instantaneous reaction to oneself that produces a photograph.
~By Robert Frank ~


In other words, what is supposedly found is an invention whose inventor is unaware of his act of invention, who considers it as something that exists independently of him; the invention then becomes the basis of his world view and actions.
~By Paul Watzlawick ~


Two minutes later the right arm was pointing normally and the reaction to the left appeared. The patient made no complaint at all about the experiment.
~By Robert Barany ~


The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.
~By Michael Moore ~


I think paranormal experiences are very personal, again, if they are that. Yes, sometimes I've felt that some things I would personally believe enough for me to take action on it... like, you know, I felt something happen in a hotel once that made me never stay there again.
~By Andrea Corr ~


Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It not only involves praising trash but constantly inventing reactions towards books about which one has no spontaneous feeling whatever.
~By George Orwell ~


When al-Qaeda was on the run from Afghanistan crossing through Iran, some were arrested and they are imprisoned. Some of them are charged with some actions in Iran.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


Like an apparently strict musical form it breaks the five minute whole into its structural parts - a descriptive preamble, the action of taking the cards, the development of the cards' manipulation and the revelation of what has been achieved.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
~By Ralph W. Sockman ~


Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


To begin with, you must realize that any idea accepted by the brain is automatically transformed into an action of some sort. It may take seconds or minutes or longer - but ideas always produce a reaction of some sort.
~By Scott Reed ~


But I owe it to the subject to say, that it has long afforded me what philosophy is so often thought, and made, barren of - the fun of discovery, the pleasures of co-operation, and the satisfaction of reaching agreement.
~By J. L. Austin ~


As individuals, we will be judged in our lives by the totality of our actions. Not one thing will stand out. And I think that's how we get judged by our colleagues and that's how we get judged by the good lord.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


We have one of our priests in prison right now, Steve Kelly, for his antiwar actions, and three of us in the community are forbidden to visit him because we're all convicted felons.
~By Daniel Berrigan ~


We Americans are world leaders and we must lead by example - particularly in times that require careful deliberation before any precipitous action - lest we fail to walk in the shoes of those we might injure.
~By Peter Yarrow ~


Inaction may be the biggest form of action.
~By Jerry Brown ~


Affirmative action works but we're going to need to muster all our political resources if we are to keep it in place.
~By Harold Washington ~


Sometimes it's more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place.
~By Monica Bellucci ~


The essence of the stage is concentration and penetration. Of the screen action, movement, sweep.
~By Elia Kazan ~


The place of exciting innovation - where the action is - that's Rhode Island!
~By Donald L. Carcieri ~


I have this extraordinary curiosity about all subjects of the natural and human world and the interaction between the physical sciences and the social sciences.
~By Ian Hacking ~


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.
~By John Woo ~


The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings - indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment.
~By Lee Greenwood ~


The manufacture of desire isn't at the heart - if it isn't absurd to speak of a heart - of the media torrent. Chronic dissatisfaction is at the heart of the matter.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Every other movie is one of those action things. I mean, 'Lost in Space'? A bunch of good actors running around shooting at special effects on a soundstage? I took my kids to see that and felt like I was on an acid trip.
~By Tom Berenger ~


Actions are always more complex and nuanced than they seem. We have to be willing to wrestle with paradox in pursuing understanding.
~By Harold Evans ~


Hapiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.
~By Saul Bellow ~


I can't say I want to earn a particular award or sell a certain number of records, because even if I do that, the satisfaction only lasts five minutes.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


I'd like to be able to tap with my action this low without buzzing.
~By Stanley Jordan ~


Now, there are a very large number of bodily movements, having their source in our nervous system, that do not possess the character of conscious actions.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience.
~By Albert Bandura ~


At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties. Our only means for preventing future attacks, which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that allows for pre-emptive action.
~By John Yoo ~


Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


All the action, in semiconductors at the present time is in the new consumer applications, and that's where we have focused our activities since we started doing our own products in the late '90s.
~By David Milne ~


The accumulation of personal wealth and the extension of commercial transactions have developed a great and lamentable increase in certain classes of crimes, while the improvements in transport have largely facilitated the escape of fugitive criminals.
~By Edward Blake ~


You may call me selfish if you will, conservative or reactionary, or use any other harsh adjective you see fit to apply, but an American I was born, an American I have remained all my life.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


One never knows whether people have principles on principle or whether for their own personal satisfaction.
~By Karel Capek ~


Christina Ricci is amazing, the most professional actor I think I've ever met. You can be chatting with her and when they call action, she's right there.
~By Lisa Kudrow ~


During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved.
~By Melissa Bean ~


Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


The earth is the Lord's fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


I think a big part of our attraction to sport movies are the stories contained within the sports.
~By Rachel Griffiths ~


As she sallied forth from her boudoir, you would never have guessed how quickly she could strip for action.
~By William Manchester ~


Attraction is beyond our will or ideas sometimes.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


At no point was my career under threat, so I always knew that I would get back into action.
~By Jamie Redknapp ~


I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth; religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession, which I was trying to throw off, and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result.
~By Laurence Housman ~


I found my voice was a reaction to all that voice stuff.
~By Kathy Acker ~


My life had no meaning at all. I found only brief interludes of satisfaction. It was like my whole life had been about my whole basketball career.
~By Pete Maravich ~


With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


I like working on stage because there's something very immediate about it, that interaction with an audience where you immediately hear their reaction, or feel them, whether they're with you.
~By Saffron Burrows ~


I want to play an action hero. I'm ready for roles that totally aren't me.
~By Kirsten Dunst ~


It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.
~By Aristotle ~


My first two records were more energetic; Phantom Moon is subtle, quiet; so these various reactions are just something I expected.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
~By Felix Adler ~


Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour.
~By Gro Harlem Brundtland ~


Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action.
~By Francis Quarles ~


Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
~By John Wooden ~


I have good anticipation, and good reaction to the the ball because I've played so many matches in my life.
~By Martina Hingis ~


People make music to get a reaction. Music is communication.
~By Yoko Ono ~


In all unmerciful actions, the worst of men pay this compliment at least to humanity, as to endeavour to wear as much of the appearance of it, as the case will well let them.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Scotty heard that I was thinking about quitting Apple because of his actions, so he called me into his office and asked what it would take for me to stay? I said, maybe if I could work on the Mac project, which Steve had just taken over from Jef Raskin.
~By Andy Hertzfeld ~


The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen.
~By Claude Debussy ~


In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
~By Tony Robbins ~


When I take action, I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive.
~By George W. Bush ~


I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
~By Jose Marti ~


We oppose the reactionary policies of the U.S. government but we do not oppose the American people. We want to have many good friends in the United States.
~By Kim Jong Il ~


It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions, leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq.
~By Kenneth Clarke ~


For the president to resign now would be wrong. President Clinton may have debased himself with his behavior, but we shouldn't debase the office with an impulsive overreaction.
~By George Stephanopoulos ~


The third stage was the reaction that came when the body struggled to compensate for its ills - when, for instance, the white count not only returned to normal but increased to much higher than normal levels.
~By John Hersey ~

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