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I used to wear heels because I wanted to show people I wasn't ashamed of being tall. But I don't wear them any more because you don't have to wear heels to be beautiful. I can't even remember the last time I wore heels.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


But this will not do, God will certainly punish you for stealing and for being unfaithful.
~By Jupiter Hammon ~


The main point for me is moral; animals are sentient beings. I know for some this is a hard argument to accept, but we're not built to eat a lot of meat.
~By Grace Slick ~


I love being a part of Aqua Teen.
~By Dana Snyder ~


I've got to go. That's one of the penalties of being a doctor. I never seem to finish a conversation.
~By Robert M. Fresco ~


And here in Los Angeles, once again, I'm going to go down and be a witness. There's a guilty plea. I don't mind being on the witness stand, but I think they mind it a lot.
~By Patty Hearst ~


Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated.
~By Edith Hamilton ~


Having Down syndrome is like being born normal. I am just like you and you are just like me. We are all born in different ways, that is the way I can describe it. I have a normal life.
~By Chris Burke ~


What I try to do for my readers is to pass on some of the things that I found out about being thirteen after doing it for forty years.
~By Diane Duane ~


Climatologists are all agreed that we'd be lucky to see the end of this century without the world being a totally different place, and being 8 or 9 degrees hotter on average.
~By James Lovelock ~


Nearly all the things I do that are of any merit at all start off just being good fun, and I think I'm sort of building up to doing something else quite soon.
~By Brian Eno ~


In every war zone that I've been in, there has been a reality and then there has been the public perception of why the war was being fought. In every crisis, the issues have been far more complex than the public has been allowed to know.
~By John Le Carre ~


As a public official and being so highly visible, I have a responsibility to make it very clear that those people who will have cancer at one point in their lives will be able to function.
~By Lindy Boggs ~


Yet, the Universe is real enough to the conscious beings in it, which are as unreal as it is itself.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


They forbade me from flying, despite all my protests and arguments. After being once in space, I was desperately keen to go back there. But it didn't happen.
~By Valentina Tereshkova ~


The trade unions, far from being content with these declarations, established international liaisons and supported every policy based on pacification and understanding.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


That image of the countryside being a threatening place still exists. People continue to resist the challenge of learning about aspects of life they don't understand.
~By Mary Wesley ~


There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
~By Anais Nin ~


I like being on the road, living in hotels. While I've got a real nice house, I go crazy when I'm there.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.
~By Saint Aurelius Augustine ~


Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
~By Octavio Paz ~


The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
~By Umberto Eco ~


There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are - more humane.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.
~By Margaret Mead ~


Many are saved from sin by being so inept at it.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.
~By Margaret Walker ~


There's a long record here of being wrong. There's a good reason for it. There are probably multiple reasons. Certainly proliferation is a hard thing to track, particularly in countries that deny easy and free access and don't have free and open societies.
~By David Kay ~


Women candidates have two unique problems. They have trouble raising money and being taken seriously by the media.
~By Maureen Reagan ~


Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to the (be?) worthy of being known.
~By Confucius ~


I don't think I would have been a good mother. Being a parent brings immense responsibility. It's a Herculean task. It would be almost too much for me.
~By Julie Christie ~


I certainly believe that being in contact with one's spirit and nurturing one's spirit is as important as nurturing one's body and mind. We are three dimensional beings: body, mind, spirit.
~By Laurence Fishburne ~


Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


Dick Enberg is still around and still being as good as he ever was.
~By Jim McKay ~


The way I see it is that all the ol' guff about being Irish is a kind of nonsense. I mean, I couldn't be anything else no matter what I tried to be. I couldn't be Chinese or Japanese.
~By John McGahern ~


Mine are the deep-seated fears established when we are children, and they never quite go away: the fear of being helpless, the fear of being trapped, the fear of being out of control.
~By Virginia C. Andrews ~


Certainly, I think being depressed is absolutely part of the human condition, it has to be, if there's joy there's its opposite, and it's something you ride if you possibly can.
~By Bob Geldof ~


I was fortunate as a young actor, to go straight to the RSC, where I learned that being an actor can bring with it wonderful responsibilities.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


I have a theory because I was being beaten up a lot by people outside of school, it was almost like if I could make myself sick enough they'd take sympathy on me.
~By Daniel Johns ~


I'm a very sympathetic person, but that doesn't always come across in my work because I'm too busy being mad at everything.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions.
~By Eartha Kitt ~


All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
~By John Locke ~


Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.
~By Will Rogers ~


One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings.
~By Satish Kumar ~


I love the live performances and Las Vegas. I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories.
~By Connie Stevens ~


Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing, and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty.
~By Paul Parker ~


To have the sense of creative activity is the great happiness and the great proof of being alive.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


Human beings are interested in two things. They are interested in the reality and interested in telling about it.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


If I look at it, it's about being able to get lost in New York, to explore the city, to have more personal stories about New York, although some could also take place in Paris.
~By Keren Ann ~


First have being in your mind. Make real in your mind then bring that being into reality. The genius is he who sees what is not yet and causes it to come to be.
~By Peter Nivio Zarlenga ~


Being on Oprah? You realize that there are a couple of types of audience members. There are like the cult people in the audience who are just crying before she gets on. And then there are the people who are playing it cool. I definitely was somewhere in the middle.
~By Genevieve Gorder ~


The greatest luxury is being able to go to movies and plays now and then in the afternoons.
~By Robert MacNeil ~


During this time I had the singular good fortune of being able to discuss the problem constantly with Einstein. Some experiments done at Einstein's suggestion yielded no decisively new result.
~By Walther Bothe ~


Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
~By David Brainerd ~


Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?
~By Babe Ruth ~


An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Every ISP is being attacked, maliciously both from in the United States and outside of the United States, by those who want to invade people's privacy. But more importantly they want to take control of computers, they want to hack them, they want to steal information.
~By Darrell Issa ~


I've had great success being a total idiot.
~By Jerry Lewis ~


From the time I was very young, maybe five or six, I thought a lot about being an actress. I didn't tell my friends about my ambitions, though, especially when I got older, because I thought they would not receive them well. I never talked about what I wanted to do.
~By Louise Fletcher ~


I don't ever balk at being considered a Motown person, because Motown is the greatest musical event that ever happened in the history of music.
~By Smokey Robinson ~


Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me.
~By Hakeem Olajuwon ~


What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


Music should be able to invoke the natural emotions in all human beings. Music is not notes fixed on apiece of paper.
~By Toru Takemitsu ~


The only time I would like to see was the 20s and 30s in America because I love the music and the style and the optimism, I wanted to see New York being built. I wanted to see all that, you know.
~By Billy Connolly ~


If nothing else, we simply get used to being alive.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I went being unemployed for three years to being the lead in a British feature in the days when we only made two a year, 1990. It was ridiculous really.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


We are not yet at the point where our size, our being the drama industry, is sufficient to support full time professional crews, and that is very very important.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


Every time I've done something that doesn't feel right, it's ended up not being right.
~By Mario Cuomo ~


There's nothing wrong with being a Conservative and coming up with a Conservative believe in foreign policy where we have a strong national defense and we don't go to war so carelessly.
~By Ron Paul ~


A lot of what used to be known as gay culture - broadly speaking, homoeroticism and being camp - has been brought into mainstream culture. I think we should be moving to an era where it's just sex.
~By Neil Tennant ~


It just gets draining on a person being in the papers every day. So I was like, I'm gonna come back here. I want to talk to all the people, the fans. I want to let them know how much I appreciate all their support.
~By Puff Daddy ~


That's the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they'd be like, 'Yeah, big deal. I'd eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you're pulling down.'
~By Jim Carrey ~


And though I might have learnt more wit and advanced my understanding by living in a Court, yet being dull, fearful and bashful, I neither heeded what was said or practised, but just what belonged to my loyal duty and my own honest reputation.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.
~By J. B. Morton ~


Nobody wants to open a business near a Superfund site and risk being sued.
~By Fred Thompson ~


I hated the whole idea of being an actress. I used to throw up before every performance and cry afterward.
~By Judy Holliday ~


I'm a shepherd, not a sheep, and I've always prided myself on being a leader and not a follower.
~By Dustin Diamond ~


I think I had a more European outlook about the body and sex. The body is in no way dirty, and sex is something beautiful to give to and share with a lover. It has nothing to do with promiscuity, because I only believe in being in love with one man at a time.
~By Dorothy Stratten ~


Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Having my son, I mean, I feel already that it makes me a better actress. Just the feeling and the love that expands in my being is more than I ever thought possible.
~By Lauren Ambrose ~


I may have many faults, but being wrong ain't one of them.
~By Jimmy Hoffa ~


When I go to a film, you're taking it easy and you let things wash over you. That's what cinema's all about. You get involved in a world that's being created in front of you.
~By Mary Hansen ~


I didn't have any concept of Trainspotting being published. It was a selfish act. I did it for myself.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


The only thing I fear more than change is no change. The business of being static makes me nuts.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag.
~By Patti Smith ~


It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites.
~By Ralph Chaplin ~


There certainly was a lot of potential in the air for doing a magazine which focused on the way business, in particular, was being transformed by the Internet.
~By James Daly ~


Being a novelty had its advantages.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


It's really hard in this day and age, with radio and MTV being so consolidated, to get new music out there. I think we've become a really legitimate, viable avenue for getting new music out there.
~By Josh Schwartz ~


There's nothing wrong with being fired.
~By Ted Turner ~


There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms, and no possible disadvantage.
~By Joel Barlow ~


Being prime minister is a lonely job... you cannot lead from the crowd.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


That's what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


I have lost someone I loved as a brother, as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being. We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see.
~By Jack Lemon ~


I think the best thing about being James Brown is looking at my little son. Hopefully I can make my son a role model to a lot of people.
~By James Brown ~


Love... it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


The magic of playing has to do with how much everyone wants it to succeed. If you have five players in a situation where the music is being improvised and one is determined it is not going to succeed, it won't succeed even if one of the musicians takes control.
~By Bill Dixon ~


Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.
~By Richard Bach ~

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February 3 ,2023
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