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


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 was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


When you are thrown onto the stage at 17 in such an enormous way, it becomes living on the edge because every step you take, every word you speak, every action you do becomes headline news. And it became, for me, life or death.
~By Boris Becker ~


I respect very much the role of the media in our society; I think they can be very, very helpful. They serve as a very useful check, sort of a watchdog over the actions of the government, and I respect that.
~By Alberto Gonzales ~


I was primarily interested in people, and people in action, so that I did nothing photographically in the sense of doing buildings for their own sake or a still life or anything like that.
~By Ben Shahn ~


You are a woman: you must never speak what you think; your words must contradict your thoughts, but your actions may contradict your words.
~By William Congreve ~


Sleepy Hollow had a lot of action in it, even though it was a fairy-tale movie.
~By Colleen Atwood ~


If the opponent offers keen play I don't object; but in such cases I get less satisfaction, even if I win, than from a game conducted according to all the rules of strategy with its ruthless logic.
~By Anatoly Karpov ~


It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
~By John Steinbeck ~


But the way people commonly use the word nowadays it means something all of whose parts are mutually interdependent - not only for their mutual action, but for their meaning and for their existence.
~By David Bohm ~


I believe very strongly that when it comes to desire, when it comes to attraction, that things are never black and white, things are very much shades of grey.
~By Brian Molko ~


A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment to the family has led some liberals to concede that family is not just a buzzword for reaction.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


We aim to express the passion of our members in something actionable that we can all in fact do.
~By Joan Blades ~


I think it is important that you care about the characters, and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence but have a vested interested in what happens to them.
~By Shawn Ashmore ~


So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


Climbing is unadulterated hard labor. The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going where no man has been before and where few can follow.
~By Annie Smith Peck ~


The problem is essentially that of communications to an army in action. After a rapid advance communications become disorganized, and there is a temporary halting until they are again in working order.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy. From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction. We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes. We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect.
~By Sissela Bok ~


For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
~By Mary Kay Ash ~


I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.
~By Belva Lockwood ~


I get a lot of action scripts. I get low-budget vehicles that will end up right on the video shelf. I want to do movies that I want to talk about, that I'm proud of, but I also want to make a living.
~By Dean Cain ~


Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind.
~By Martha Beck ~


Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue.
~By Robin G. Collingwood ~


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 ~


Actions are visible, though motives are secret.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.
~By Abu Bakr ~


Movement should be a counter, whether in action scenes or dialogue or whatever. It counters where your eye is going. This style thing, for me it's all fitted to the action, to the script, to the characters.
~By Samuel Fuller ~


Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
~By Joel A. Barker ~


Style used to be an interaction between the human soul and tools that were limiting. In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone.
~By Jaron Lanier ~


Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


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 ~


Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us. Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often refer to Iraq as a distraction.
~By John Boehner ~


It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past.
~By Karl Von Clausewitz ~


Why did I spend all these years playing boring Europeans? I was made for action movies.
~By Asia Argento ~


The inner thought coming from the heart represents the real motives and desires. These are the cause of action.
~By Raymond Holliwell ~


I will be doing a film called Whispers, for Disney. It's about elephants, and doesn't have any people in it. It will be a live action film - I don't know how much I can say about it, since I still don't know too much about it.
~By Trevor Rabin ~


You're really creative when you're in an environment that you don't know how to handle. So collaborating was like that for me. I think that was one of the reasons why I knew I was gonna get a challenging reaction.
~By Liz Phair ~


Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
~By Sydney Madwed ~


Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it's put to work.
~By Paula Nelson ~


A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be.
~By Ann Plato ~


When I started out in 1960, I thought it might possibly last a couple of years. I never expected it to last 42. I take great satisfaction in that longevity.
~By Bob Newhart ~


Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending.
~By Bob Woodward ~


When I moved to Stanford I began to pursue the line of research I have been following ever since, namely trying to understand the larger implications of fractional quantum hall discovery.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


I wrote a great deal... but very little of any importance; there are not more than four of five papers which I can still remember with some satisfaction.
~By Godfrey Harold Hardy ~


Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


The years of the economic depression have been years of political reaction, and that is why the economic crisis has generated a world peace crisis.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction.
~By Charles J. Givens ~


We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero.
~By Jan de Bont ~


We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see all the motives upon which they were done.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The Microsoft actions announced today are exactly the kinds of industry initiatives we need. Microsoft is using its resources to bring real privacy protection to Internet users by creating incentives for more websites to provide strong privacy protection.
~By William M. Daley ~


Some of the FDA's own scientists have charged that politics, not science, is behind the FDA's actions.
~By Joseph Crowley ~


Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


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 ~


My actions constituted pure hacking that resulted in relatively trivial expenses for the companies involved, despite the government's false claims.
~By Kevin Mitnick ~


He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


I don't take reviews very seriously, but in their totality I think they are representative of how the audience feels, and of what their reaction is. There's always one guy who doesn't get it.
~By David Zucker ~


Every action is seen to fall into one of three main categories, guarding, hitting, or moving. Here, then, are the elements of combat, whether in war or pugilism.
~By B. H. Liddell Hart ~


So we in Congress have a very clear choice. We can take largely symbolic action and sit back and fiddle while Americans burn more gasoline. Or we can pass concrete, effective legislation that will save consumers money while significantly reducing U.S. oil consumption.
~By Sherwood Boehlert ~


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 ~


Good actions are a guard against the blows of adversity.
~By Abu Bakr ~


When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
~By Woody Allen ~


One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.
~By Man Ray ~


Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect.
~By George Boole ~


What's happened with society is that we have created these devices, computers, which already can register and process huge amounts of information, which is a significant fraction of the amount of information that human beings themselves, as a species, can process.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
~By Jean Paul ~


The truth is, I can never die. For I will be in everything and see you in everything and watch over you. I am your reaction in the water of a mountain lake.
~By Klaus Kinski ~


It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


For each of our actions there are only consequences.
~By James Lovelock ~


Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
~By Billie Jean King ~


Poverty must have many satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.
~By Don Herold ~


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 ~


The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
~By Henri Cartier-Bresson ~


Names are what people sometimes use to excuse their thoughts and actions towards you.
~By Simon Travaglia ~


Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
~By Jane Austen ~


Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Action based only on principles isn't always good even if it feels good.
~By John Chancellor ~


The writer's language is to some degree the product of his own action; he is both the historian and the agent of his own language.
~By Paul de Man ~


The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration, but not of guilt. Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the sense of living without flaw, but it does mean adequate living, and that can be consistent with many mistakes.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


The test of any man lies in action.
~By Pindar ~


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 ~


When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner. It's really kind of gross.
~By Megan Fox ~


The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


It is terrible to destroy a person's picture of himself in the interests of truth or some other abstraction.
~By Doris Lessing ~


Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~


I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can't afford to take legal action against them.
~By Elton John ~


Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


They want to let the audience figure things out and let the reaction shot get the laugh.
~By Barry Sonnenfeld ~


Western history has been a history of deed done, actions performed and results achieved.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


I think if you do something effectively whether you're the lover or the comic or the action guy or the villain like I play; movies are very expensive to make. Chances are you'll get asked to play that part again.
~By Christopher Walken ~


If you don't like affirmative action, what is your plan to guarantee a level playing field of opportunity?
~By Maynard Jackson ~


We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


If there was a distraction I'd get up and jump out the window. I was quite out of hand. In schools like that I don't think they expect that girls are going to behave in such an outrageous fashion.
~By Diane Cilento ~


I began revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
~By Fidel Castro ~


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


There are all these scripts where the women, if they're working, are prostitutes and lawyers with an angry streak who'll kill you. It's a reaction to women leaving their men and men being angry about it and saying it on some subconscious level.
~By Parker Posey ~


Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective, are an ornament of a civilized society. They have replaced, after all, at least in most cases, a resort to weapons in defense of a reputation.
~By Henry Anatole Grunwald ~

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November 29 ,2020
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