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But if it not be true, the myth itself requires to be explained, and every principle of philosophy and common sense demand that the explanation be sought, not in arbitrary allegorical categories, but in the actual facts of ritual or religious custom to which the myth attaches.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories.
~By William James ~


It was 100 percent music. There was no ego involved, no attitudes, no black and white, it was pure music.
~By Lee Konitz ~


The foregoing considerations lead us to the very important conclusion, that matter is essentially force, and nothing but force; that matter, as popularly understood, does not exist, and is, in fact, philosophically inconceivable.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


Fragile egos are put on the line every day.
~By Mary Lou Retton ~


Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
~By James Joyce ~


And for every project, because it takes years, you can see the early drawings and collages as just a simple, vague idea, and through the years and through the negotiations of getting the permit, you see that every detail is now clarified.
~By Christo ~


Gentlemen, start your egos.
~By Billy Crystal ~


The Red Sox are the local scapegoats. It's hard enough to play baseball without being the local scapegoat too.
~By Michael Lewis ~


You can't go to a negotiating table pointing a gun, but you've got to keep it over your shoulder.
~By Joe Slovo ~


I think anybody would have to be with out common sense to think there weren't aliens. There are billions of planets, and I am convinced Earth is not the only one that's inhabited. It would be quite an ego trip to think that. I think about it all the time.
~By Sabrina Lloyd ~


Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
~By Nelson Mandela ~


I hate acting when I see it. I don't want to feel it, I don't want to see it, I want to be taken away with the story - I don't want the actor's ego in front of me. That's what I try to live when I do the work.
~By Rutger Hauer ~


If you're working out in front of a mirror and watching your muscles grow, your ego has reached a point where it is now eating itself. That's why I believe there should be a psychiatrist at every health club, so that when they see you doing this, they will take you away for a little chat.
~By Lewis Black ~


I'm very competitive, and my ego couldn't handle that lack of success.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


The ultimate purpose of religious life is to make this evolution move in a direction far more important to the destiny of the ego than the moral health of the social fabric which forms his present environment.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


I think we have to get beyond the idea that we have to categorize people.
~By Roger Ebert ~


I think it's pretentious to create art just for the sake of stroking the artists ego.
~By Lou Reed ~


We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


The most important thing is that Milosevic agreed to sit at the negotiating table with the Kosovo Albanians.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it's a great job. But it's like my alter ego. There's Chris Brown the singer. And there's Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.
~By Chris Brown ~


Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is.
~By Marsha Blackburn ~


If you come to a negotiation table saying you have the final truth, that you know nothing but the truth and that is final, you will get nothing.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


I was a scapegoat. The media had to put responsibility on somebody, and I was chosen. They felt free to say that because someone was thin they were anorexic, which is ridiculous.
~By Kate Moss ~


The truth is, no matter how trying they become, babies two and under don't have the ability to make moral choices, so they can't be bad. That category only exists in the adult mind.
~By Anne Cassidy ~


As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools.
~By Buffy Sainte-Marie ~


A lot of things that I can't get into the room for, even just to be seen, is because they're just saying 'No. they're not casting non-white.' You're lumped into a category with people who are just not white.
~By Sandra Oh ~


No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.
~By Harold Wilson ~


My ego is controlled enough that I don't have to be the focus.
~By Herbie Mann ~


More and more couples are having this negotiation or discussion, but I'm still amazed at the number who aren't and where the cultural norm sort of kicks in and they just assume that mom's got to be the one who stays home, not dad.
~By James Levine ~


Ned made a tremendous rattling, at which Bullet took fright, broke his bridle, and dashed off in grand style; and would have stopped all farther negotiations by going home in disgust, had not a traveller arrested him and brought him back; but Kit did not move.
~By Augustus Baldwin Longstreet ~


And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure.
~By Heston Blumenthal ~


If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.
~By John Lennon ~


The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile.
~By Alan Watts ~


Let's face it; God has a big ego problem. Why do we always have to worship him?
~By Bill Maher ~


That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different.
~By Brandon Routh ~


Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics.
~By Preston Manning ~


There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle... There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender.
~By Peter Pace ~


The past nine years in San Diego have represented such a period of questioning.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one's own ego and one's own desires.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


Your memorabilia becomes more significant. It does put you in a different category.
~By Jim Palmer ~


They wanted to jump on their own bandwagon. Bobby Charlton had never made it as a manager. Bobby Moore hadn't either. I think they never stopped trying to put me in the same category. That was the road they went down with me.
~By Bryan Robson ~


One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


There's no road map on how to raise a family: it's always an enormous negotiation.
~By Meryl Streep ~


I'm not in front of the camera, they are. I encourage them; I build up as much of their confidence and ego as possible. They've got to take control; I can't act it out.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


I have a big family and had to move them all from the coast of Oregon to New York three times for the workshops and for the actual production itself, which had about a four month development rehearsal schedule.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


I have to say that it was a very strange experience when, later in life, I represented Byron Scott and was negotiating with West - whose picture I used to have over my bed! That took some getting used to.
~By Leigh Steinberg ~


After the end of the Second World War it was a categorical imperative for us to declare that we renounced war forever in a central article of the new Constitution.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


I've been arguing this for months. This is not our war. This is not a war we should be in. Australia's better spending its time negotiating with North Korea.
~By John Hewson ~


There is a class system in acting just like in anything else. Black females fall in a category below black male actors.
~By Debra Wilson ~


It was in San Diego and I was onstage and couldn't remember how to play the guitar properly. I was in terrible pain and my nervous system was just going wild, like somebody had just run a car over me.
~By Andy Partridge ~


Intelligence is a moral category.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


I love playing ego and insecurity combined.
~By Jim Carrey ~


It's in the act of having to do things that you don't want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego.
~By Bell Hooks ~


In brief, egoism in its modern interpretation, is the antithesis, not of altruism, but of idealism.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


If there's such a thing as somebody having nine lives, I guess I'm somewhat in that category.
~By Ron Rice ~


When you've been driving in the top category for 10 years, you're obviously not a kid any more. You know, I'm married now and I've got two kids. That let's you know you're getting older.
~By Larry Dixon ~


Sexual self-restraint is only a preliminary stage in the ego's evolution.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


It is ironic that the United States should have been founded by intellectuals, for throughout most of our political history, the intellectual has been for the most part either an outsider, a servant or a scapegoat.
~By Richard Hofstadter ~


In the very beginning we were a real tight family but now it's different. You know, toward the end, we had separate limos, stuff like that. It's hard to get six giant egos in the same place.
~By Bill Kreutzmann ~


The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Regarding fame, fortune and Oregon I do wish I had more money.
~By John Fahey ~


I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music, only because people come with preconceived ideas about what they're going to hear, or won't come for this reason.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


This does not mean that every copyright must prove its value initially. That would be a far too cumbersome system of control. But it does mean that every system or category of copyright or patent should prove its worth.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


On another level, I want to mention that I have a strong Jewish identity and - over the years - have been involved in several Jewish projects, such as the establishment of a strong program of Judaic Studies at the University of California in San Diego.
~By Walter Kohn ~


One should not forget that there are very few surviving items from this period, often just single, small bones, a tooth, a sliver of the skull. Categorizing these pieces can be very difficult.
~By Richard Leakey ~


True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise.
~By Moliere ~


If Pakistan has any ideas of annexing any part of our territories by force, she should think afresh. I want to state categorically that force will be met with force and aggression against us will never be allowed to succeed.
~By Lal Bahadur Shastri ~


Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
~By Vartan Gregorian ~


Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power had gone out in the building. Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage. We became very good friends and spent a lot of time together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the bands he was in at the time.
~By Jack Irons ~


As a writer, you have control of the words you put on the page. But once that manuscript leaves your hand, you give control to the reader. As a director, you are limited by everything: weather, budget, and egos.
~By Nicholas Meyer ~


Now whatever the origin of this apparently meaningless jumble of ideas may have been, it is really a perfect and very slightly allegorical expression of the actual present views we hold today.
~By Frederick Soddy ~


I think President Obama is a committed, practicing nonideologue. He's consumed by neither tactics nor ideology. He is more concerned about outcomes than he is about process and categorizations.
~By David Axelrod ~


I have no ego investment in being on the air. I don't knock others for whom that kind of attention is like oxygen, but I don't miss anything about it.
~By Hugh Downs ~


I think one of the interesting things about poker is that once you let your ego in, you're done for.
~By Al Alvarez ~


Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective, and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements with are people who can be trusted to keep their word.
~By Caspar Weinberger ~


During a negotiation, it would be wise not to take anything personally. If you leave personalities out of it, you will be able to see opportunities more objectively.
~By Brian Koslow ~


This activist loves Oregon more than he loves life.
~By Tom McCall ~


It has to do with the fact that Ford, for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac, as anyone who knows him will say.
~By Henry Fonda ~


Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
~By Jonathan Davis ~


I think there are a number of bishops - and I put Cardinal Mahony in that category - who listen too much to his lawyer and not enough to his heart.
~By Frank Keating ~


I have only been seeking to get them to the negotiating table and, thank God, that's where they are.
~By John Prescott ~


A timeline for bringing U.S. troops home that is negotiated with the Iraqi government would also boost the Iraqi government's legitimacy and claim to self-rule, and force the Iraqi government to take responsibility for itself and its citizens.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


When you allegorize, you're gonna get everybody saved somehow.
~By Tim LaHaye ~


I think cinema is closer to allegories than to reality. It's closer to our dreams.
~By Manuel Puig ~


I like the moment when I break a man's ego.
~By Bobby Fischer ~


There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
~By George Eliot ~

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January 21 ,2021
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