Middle Quotes And Sayings

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I'm on the board of directors for Peace Now, which works tirelessly between the Palestinians and the Israelis to create peace in the Middle East and we've never been closer.
~By Mandy Patinkin ~


I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


It is the tendency of the social burdens to crush out the middle class, and to force society into an organization of only two classes, one at each social extreme.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


Most Americans approach the problems of the Middle East with a pro-Israeli bias - and rightly so.
~By George Ball ~


Jesus Christ is the beginning, the middle, and the end of all. In the Gospels he walks in human form upon the earth, and accomplishes the work of redemption.
~By Philip Schaff ~


My first name - I have no middle name - was chosen by my father, as he told me, on that solitary walk in the forested hills. He selected it from a verse of the seventh chapter of Isaiah; there was no Immanuel among our ancestors known to him.
~By Immanuel Velikovsky ~


The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


The intolerance of the Middle, and even later, Ages, is a fact all too familiar to every one.
~By Ethan A. Hitchcock ~


Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future.
~By Ayn Rand ~


After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage, in about the middle of the afternoon, we came upon a second sealed doorway, which was almost the exact replica of the first.
~By Howard Carter ~


We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose.
~By George Orwell ~


I'm getting a wider circle of fans now. More women, more middle class people.
~By James Ellroy ~


There exists an unmistakable demand in the Middle East and in the wider Muslim world for democratization.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


The black population now consists of two distinct classes-the middle class and the poor.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


If there's another 9/11 or a major war in the Middle-East involving a U.S. attack on Iran, I have no doubt that there will be, the day after or within days an equivalent of a Reichstag fire decree that will involve massive detentions in this country.
~By Daniel Ellsberg ~


Al-Jazeera should not go unanswered in the Middle East.
~By Kenneth Tomlinson ~


A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.
~By Allen West ~


I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


The only thing you think of is that you are in the middle and that you've got to find a way to stop it.
~By Ivan Allen ~


It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.
~By Marianne Moore ~


I think Christine and Chad are on the opposite extremes of the spectrum. Christine is a model victim, and Chad is a model perpetrator, and Howard is closer to the middle.
~By Neil LaBute ~


I'm from Middlesboro, Ky., a little town on the Tennessee and Virginia border.
~By Lee Majors ~


We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new.
~By Michael Eisner ~


They wanted Guy Middleton instead of Kenneth More, and even Kay Kendall wasn't their first choice!
~By Dinah Sheridan ~


One marvels why the middle classes still insist on so much discomfort for their children at such expense to themselves.
~By E. M. Forster ~


If a budget is designed to show our values, it's clear where the majority stands: against opportunity, against education, and against America's hard-working, tax-paying middle class.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


The middle of the road is for yellow lines and dead armadillos.
~By Jim Hightower ~


We are certainly influenced by role models, and if we are surrounded by images of beautiful rich people, we will start to think that to be beautiful and rich is very important - just as in the Middle Ages, people were surrounded by images of religious piety.
~By Alain de Botton ~


All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West.
~By James Norman Hall ~


The Romans had been able to post their laws on boards in public places, confidant that enough literate people existed to read them; far into the Middle Ages, even kings remained illiterate.
~By J. M. Roberts ~


I still have a passion for the music, which is such a beautiful thing. I still wake up in the middle of the night out of a dream and have a melody in my head, and run to my piano.
~By Teena Marie ~


You asked what is the secret of a really good sketch. And it is a sketch is a small play. It's got a beginning, and a middle and an end. It should have a plot; it should have the characters, conflict. It is a little play. And in it, will be funny stuff.
~By Harvey Korman ~


I was born in 1923 into a middle class Jewish family in Vienna, a few years after the end of World War I, which was disastrous from the Austrian point of view.
~By Walter Kohn ~


I'm tired. I'm tired of feeling rejected by the American people. I'm tired of waking up in the middle of the night worrying about the war.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


I'm at my best in a messy, middle-of-the-road muddle.
~By Harold Wilson ~


The pyramid once passed there was still a short way to go before we confronted the Sphinx, in the middle of what our contemporaries have left him of his desert.
~By Pierre Loti ~


Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and wonder how I do these things. I can embarrass myself so badly that I literally get a hot prickle down the back of my neck.
~By Daisy Donovan ~


I belong to the middle class that grew up very influenced by the Catholic church. The people of the novel are from a more pagan and practical world in which the Christianity is just a veneer.
~By John McGahern ~


So don't think in reality I am a singer, I think I am a human being that has sung always all her life, and has learned a little to sing, and has found herself in the middle of a career.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


The middle of the road is where the white line is - and that's the worst place to drive.
~By Robert Frost ~


As the middle begins to feel safe enough to accept some of the so-called radical thinking, ideas move to the middle and a new edge is created.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
~By Hervey Allen ~


There was a period which I refer to as the 'Golden Age of Jazz,' which sort of encompasses the middle Thirties through the Sixties, we had a lot of great innovators, all creating things which will last the world for a long, long time.
~By Sonny Rollins ~


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 ~


We were never thrown into the situation in the middle of our lives, but grew up doing it. This is all we know, and some people who were thrown into it don't really know what to do or how to react and this is just kind of natural for us.
~By Mary-Kate Olsen ~


There is one confrontation scene toward the end of the picture. In the middle of the scene, I thought, That's Sean Connery! I don't know how else to describe Sean Connery. I still feel that way.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


Comfort came in with the middle classes.
~By Clive Bell ~


I think the Democratic Party has picked a lot of the wrong candidates, the kind that Middle America, or people who are more down the middle and more rational, can't side with. I think that's been the problem.
~By Glenn Danzig ~


For decades, the violence in the Middle East has claimed a multitude of innocent civilian victims: Men, women and children, Arab and Israeli.
~By John Conyers ~


In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
~By Barack Obama ~


These are all elements, but the main thing we can do in the Middle East is encourage the reformist elements.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.
~By Harold Coffin ~


At a time when the GOP is playing games with the debt limit, a member of the Supreme Court is refusing to recuse himself from matters he has a financial interest in, and middle class incomes are stagnant, many want to change the subject. I don't. This was a prank, and a silly one. I'm focused on my work.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


This erosion of the middle class is happening all over the place. The opening of a wider gap between rich and poor is always accompanied by such a process.
~By Susan George ~


Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
~By William Shenstone ~


The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 - only this time, it's not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it's tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable features in the history of the Middle Ages.
~By Horatio Alger ~


It flourished with the Saracens, and suffered in the obscure and fanatical days of the Middle Ages.
~By Isaac Mayer Wise ~


Before my grandpa built his own church, we went to the neighboring town, and it was a white community. You know, up north, mostly middle European people and Indians, Chippewa Indians. We were welcome to that church, but once we got in, they didn't know what to do with us.
~By James Earl Jones ~


If I'm walking very, very fast down Madison Avenue in the middle of the day, I'll say I'm stopped 10 times.
~By Kristin Davis ~


Upstate New York in the middle of October. You can't get more beautiful than that.
~By Paul Reiser ~


I'm painfully middle class.
~By Valerie Harper ~


Unless an entire row of people got up in the middle of a performance and left the theater in disgust, I felt as though I hadn't done my job.
~By Jeremy Piven ~


Sometimes we would be staked out in the middle of the river, several barges tied together. So we could party.
~By Terry Southern ~


Once the attacks occur, as we learned on Sept. 11, it is too late. It makes little sense to deprive ourselves of an important, and legal, means to detect and prevent terrorist attacks while we are still in the middle of a fight to the death with al Qaeda.
~By John Yoo ~


In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
~By Barack Obama ~


Real socialism is inside man. It wasn't born with Marx. It was in the communes of Italy in the Middle Ages. You can't say it is finished.
~By Dario Fo ~


But I don't think the Democratic Party is at eye level with the middle class.
~By Charles Schumer ~


When I came out of the military, I had a club in Memphis and I started using the The Bar Kays as my club band. They were still only in the middle school - but I'd take them on the road with me on the weekends, sometimes.
~By William Bell ~


There is a spell in mediaeval Art which has had power to bewitch some people into trying, or wishing to try, or fancying that they wish to try or making believe to fancy that they wish to try, to bring back the Middle Ages.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


A middle class is so important to a society that its value cannot be overestimated.
~By Eliot Engel ~


With a modem, anyone can follow the world and report on the world-no middle man, no big brother. I guess this changes everything.
~By Matt Drudge ~


I am on the right wing of the middle of the road and with a strong radical bias.
~By Tony Benn ~


I've always said, since I got to know him and wrote about him, that he's the generation he least appeals to is his own and I think in many ways he was born middle-aged and that's become apparent in recent years.
~By Anthony Holden ~


Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


We need to make sure middle-class people are able to pay the bills. We need to make sure that poor people don't starve. Those are values, too.
~By Charles Schumer ~


Right now we're in the middle of a cultural war between the Muslims and the Western world. The politicians get in the way, but if you put two people together in a room, they can talk it out and work it out, just like Anna and the King.
~By Sandy Duncan ~


My childhood is completely... when I look back, it was '50s in New York, upper-middle class, it was completely idyllic and golden and wonderful - sweet in every way.
~By Peter Jurasik ~


Jim played - he had a great stretch in the middle of the round there, and Chad made that long putt on 16. Almost got that match. We ended up losing, but we almost won it, too.
~By Hal Sutton ~


I really love the process, with stage, of rehearsal, you get to create a character, and you have a beginning, a middle, and an end of story. And in television, you don't.
~By Sasha Alexander ~


The Democratic Party needs to look carefully at moving towards the middle, where the American people are.
~By John Dingell ~


I'm the one by the backdoor - I am not the one in the middle of the party.
~By Stephanie Beacham ~


The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
~By Orson Welles ~


It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class.
~By Barack Obama ~


We used to play the underground clubs like the UFO, and Middle Earth, and they were great because they would have on things like a poet, string quartets, and then a rock band! It was kinda cool!
~By Alvin Lee ~


I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


I grew up between the two world wars and received a rather solid general education, the kind middle class children enjoyed in a country whose educational system had its roots dating back to the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.
~By George Andrew Olah ~


I trained as a theater actor and you had a bare stage and you had to pretend, one prop and you are in the middle of 8th Ave. and traffic is just going by.
~By Benicio Del Toro ~


In the middle of a recession, where we're just climbing out of it, where the economy -unemployment is still at 9.7 percent, the idea of raising taxes and reducing spending is a prescription for disaster.
~By Joe Biden ~


It's the safety valve of middle life, and the solace of age.
~By Mary Roberts Rinehart ~


I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.
~By Ayn Rand ~


For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual. We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing. We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery.
~By John Grierson ~


One of the unique things is that whether we were out at sea or in the middle of the water tank, a lot of times you just couldn't leave. Especially when we were out at sea.
~By John C. Reilly ~


If you asked anybody in my family, they would have very stridently proclaimed themselves middle class. My mother and father were separated, so he doesn't count.
~By Dave Van Ronk ~


Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.
~By Ogden Nash ~


The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.
~By Anzia Yezierska ~


As I watch what is happening in the Middle East and the carnage that comes over our television screens every evening, I cannot help but ask myself, what is wrong with humankind that we cannot stop the killing?
~By Marcy Kaptur ~


It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
~By Barack Obama ~

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