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Realize that a Muslim will know that his wife was seen naked in this machine. You know what would be the reaction?... Terrible. I believe there's technology out there that can identify bomb-type materials without necessarily, overly invading our privacy.
~By Isaac Yeffet ~


I never forget, remember that. Not an action, not a name, not a face.
~By Piper Laurie ~


You can't force something like that. But we have encouraged our audience, because we avoid the confrontation of regular rock concerts: us up here, you down there. Instead, we're looking for interaction.
~By Page McConnell ~


Iran is central to our foreign policy in the Middle East, a major player in global energy markets, and a key country in terms of our interaction with the Muslim world.
~By Howard Berman ~


What I liked about American movies when I was a kid was that they're sort of larger than life and I think I'm still suffering from that reaction.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


From the smallest necessity to the highest religious abstraction, from the wheel to the skyscraper, everything we are and everything we have comes from one attribute of man - the function of his reasoning mind.
~By Ayn Rand ~


The economy is not an abstraction. The economy consists of people, and it will only grow if people feel secure and are reasonably free.
~By John Bruton ~


We are born to action; and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
~By Tim Holden ~


In an action film you act in the action. If it's a dramatic film you act in the drama.
~By Jean Claude Van Damme ~


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 ~


Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us.
~By Toni Morrison ~


The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro , like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act.
~By Jackie Chan ~


A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


A life lived of choice is a life of conscious action. A life lived of chance is a life of unconscious creation.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


It's the board I had a problem with. I could totally handle being in the water and stuff. I came here to do my own stunts. Water! Ocean! Action! Big waves! That water, that water has tamed me. You can feel that the world is connected to it.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation.
~By Ernst Haeckel ~


We are responsible for actions performed in response to circumstances for which we are not responsible.
~By Allan Massie ~


Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


The REM and Nirvana successes don't mean much to me except as a potential distraction for bands who want to cash in on the trend. Don't try to sound like someone else. REM and Nirvana don't sound like anyone else.
~By Greg Ginn ~


Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression.
~By Karen Horney ~


The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


While Americans have heard of Darfur and think we should be doing more there, they aren't actually angry at the president about inaction.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


I'm very aware how many distractions the reader has in life today, how many good reasons there are to put the book down.
~By David McCullough ~


Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


I suspect that a substantial fraction of human problems in the world today, not just cults, result from the mismatch between the current environment and the environment in which we evolved.
~By Keith Henson ~


Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.
~By John Dryden ~


Unless we provide consequences for activities and actions that are wrong, we are not going to get any truth.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.
~By Emma Goldman ~


Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
~By Tony Robbins ~


I was immediately smitten with an attraction to this culture, not in the sense of high culture but of the basic way people behaved towards one another.
~By Harry Mathews ~


Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Never confuse movement with action.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope.
~By Jerry Lewis ~


I think Alone in the Dark was too much an action creature movie than a horror creature movie.
~By Uwe Boll ~


Therefore, I think that in the celebration of the 50 years of the present reign, there must be research on the changes that the country has undergone, and in the future, it could be used as a lesson for our future actions.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.
~By Edward Koch ~


Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection, it still physically inspects only a small fraction of the containers under its purview.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


What our leaders and pundits never let slip is that the terrorists - whatever else they might be - might also be rational human beings; which is to say that in their own minds they have a rational justification for their actions.
~By William Blum ~


The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Inaction may be safe, but it builds nothing.
~By Dave Freudenthal ~


Bush is very clever. When the debate should have been about the deterioration of our cities and the lack of action by government, he sent in his idiot to make an outrageous statement about Murphy Brown.
~By Tim Robbins ~


Whatever life may really be, it is to us an abstraction: for the word is a generalised term to signify that which is common to all animals and plants, and which is not directly operative in the inorganic world.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.
~By James Joyce ~


Of course we need action, but it should be Just action.
~By Clare Short ~


I love being irreverent. But I hate being irrelevant. I love being irreverent because at the end of the day your actions belie your intentions.
~By Esai Morales ~


For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


Trust me, if I were gay I'd be getting more action than I'm getting now.
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


Strictly speaking, there are no real substitutes for sexual satisfaction.
~By Dashiell Hammett ~


Women can break down barriers to opportunity, and men, many of them reluctantly, have learned to relate to women as their equals in thought and action. But except for an eccentric few, women do not want to become warriors.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


Every man judges his own happiness and satisfaction with life in terms of his possession or lack of possession of those things that he considers worthwhile and valuable.
~By Meir Kahane ~


The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action.
~By Madame de Stael ~


Therefore, let us not despair, but instead, survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take, and then address ourselves to our common task in a mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence, without haste and without pause.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy, our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


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 ~


Besides, I always thought that one of the great attractions of practising law was what I like to call the collegiality of the profession and I think that duty of collegiality applies even when we are retired.
~By Len G. Murray ~


I am still feeling my calf strain, so I have been unable to train this week. I will again have to sit out the weekend action, but the lads are climbing ever higher to safety.
~By David Ginola ~


My every action is to liberate God from his sorrow.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


When James Cameron brought me the script, which I developed with both Cameron and Jay Cocks, I wanted to make it a thriller, an action film, but with a conscience, and I found that it had elements of social realism.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not.
~By William James ~


When our thoughts - which bring actions - are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white, we are in a living hell. That is as real as hell will ever be.
~By George Washington Carver ~


I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative action is that it has been accomplished despite the Justice Department and the policies of the federal government.
~By Harold Washington ~


Party action should follow, not precede the creation of a dominant popular sentiment.
~By Judith Ellen Foster ~


A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


They plan to ride into the White House on the Sweet Talk Express. Well, think again. Bush and Cheney are not compassionate conservatives. They are ruthless reactionaries.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


In this context, I believe it is an imperative for the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible, and this does not imply that he must or should appoint members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet, which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


I had now arrived at my seventeenth year, and had attained my full height, a fraction over six feet. I was well endowed with youthful energy, and was of an extremely sanguine temperament.
~By Henry Bessemer ~


What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
~By Abbe Pierre ~


The American people elected us here to cut spending so we can create an environment for jobs in America. The House has acted. We have demonstrated that we want to see spending, discretionary spending, brought down to levels of 2008. We've seen no counteraction. We have seen no position that has been expressed by the other side at all.
~By Eric Cantor ~


Global warming is real. It is happening today. It is being charted by our satellites. It is being charted by our scientists. It is being charted by those of us in this body, and I think the real key is if we are ready to admit that fact and take the action to make the necessary conversion.
~By Diane Feinstein ~


There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.
~By William Harvey ~


The work that is truly productive is the domain of a steadily smaller and more elite fraction of humanity.
~By Vernor Vinge ~


Words began to appear in English and to make some kind of equivalent. For what satisfaction it is hard to say, except that something seems unusually piercing, living, handsome, in another language, and since English is yours, you wish it to be there too.
~By Robert Fitzgerald ~


I did work out every day. I needed it to have the endurance to do what needed to be done and not get hurt. I have such a new respect for action stars now.
~By Sanaa Lathan ~


I think it's a good thing for a president or political leaders to want to put their values or their faith into action. Desmond Tutu did that in South Africa. Martin Luther King Jr. did that here. This is a good thing.
~By Jim Wallis ~


One of the most powerful defences the media can offer for controversial actions is, of course, public interest.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


Leaders do not sway with the polls. Instead, they sway the polls through their own words and actions.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


But individuals and firms spend an enormous amount of resources acquiring information, which affects their beliefs; and actions of others too affect their beliefs.
~By Joseph E. Stiglitz ~


The history of nations shows that words are not always immediately followed by action.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


In bad weather, I spent hours drawing action figures on paper, coloring them, backing them on cardboard, then cutting them out and creating whole stories around their lives.
~By Terry Brooks ~


Logic is the last scientific ingredient of Philosophy; its extraction leaves behind only a confusion of non-scientific, pseudo problems.
~By Rudolf Carnap ~


An employee's motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager.
~By Bob Nelson ~


Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day.
~By Daniel Boone ~


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 ~


You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.
~By Denis Waitley ~


Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of others. I realized this from the start during World War II.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called Games.
~By W. H. Auden ~


I really believe action will always be there and will never disappear.
~By Jan de Bont ~


If it's a good LP, you'll get that tingle that makes you put it on again no matter what your initial reaction was. On the other hand, if you don't get that tingle, you'd better take it straight down to the record exchange.
~By Andy Partridge ~


The tension I feel is the moment they say, 'Action!' Movies are like lightning in a bottle, and you always want to find when you possibly can catch a surprising moment.
~By Annette Bening ~


To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill.
~By Joe Baca ~


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 ~


Basing my conclusions on experience I am absolutely convinced not only of survival but of demonstrated survival, demonstrated by occasional interaction with matter in such a way as to produce physical results.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


That's what takes people out of the fight half the time. They get hit and half the reaction is your ego is saying, 'I cannot believe that person just lit me up - how humiliating.'
~By David O. Russell ~


Large sums were paid for the use of money, because the available amount of gold and silver was far less than was needed to carry on the commercial transactions of the times.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
~By Bernard de Mandeville ~

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