Names Quotes And Sayings

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I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


They put their feelers out for all the names and then they'll cast you up to the point a name steps up, and then it doesn't matter how much they love you, there's a certain marketing value on that name, and there you go.
~By Josh Holloway ~


Names and theoretical things don't occur to me. If they do, I'm not doing my real playing mode.
~By Lee Konitz ~


The industry does have some influence on who gets other awards. With the Mercury Prize, they don't. Jon comes from the business, but his heart is still very much in the music. Currently, we have about 12 major names that have said they want to be a part of MUDDA.
~By Peter Gabriel ~


Proper names are rigid designators.
~By Saul Kripke ~


I could have stopped it after they paid me the $50,000. I wouldn't even have had to go on to do more than I already had: just the double agents' names that I gave.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


If I can procure three hundred good substantial names of persons, or bodies, or institutions, I cannot fail to do well for my family, although I must abandon my life to its success, and undergo many sad perplexities and perhaps never see again my own beloved America.
~By John James Audubon ~


The crimes committed by the North Vietnamese regime against the Vietnamese people were minor compared to the crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge against the Cambodians, but for us on the left they were emotionally far more significant.
~By James Donald ~


The only thing that would change would be the year, the names. It just got to be a repetitious life.
~By Darrell Royal ~


I decided that I would be one of the biggest new names; and I actually had some little fancy business cards printed up to announce it, 'Count Basie. Beware, the Count is Here.'
~By Count Basie ~


Know the names of past and current artists who are most famous for playing their instruments.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Programme names have been changed, and we have Andrew Neil saying he won't be using long words.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


God, I'm such a lazy writer - I can't even think up new names.
~By Dennis Potter ~


I always have trouble remembering three things: faces, names, and - I can't remember what the third thing is.
~By Fred Allen ~


Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn't claim to be God, but Jesus did.
~By Josh McDowell ~


Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.
~By Charles Eastman ~


My thought was I should try to stick with names that people may recognize like Robert Johnson, Son House, and Hoagy Carmichael, so if somebody cared to research, they would find a wealth of material.
~By John Mellencamp ~


More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him.
~By Ramakrishna ~


As he is one, so we call Him God, the Deity, the Divine Nature, and other names of the same signification.
~By John Hales ~


What's really fun is to write under different names.
~By Tom Verlaine ~


It's a clique and I think a clique exists in every business. There's a circle of people that are guaranteed to open a movie and we all know their names and whether they're right or wrong for the role.
~By Elizabeth Pena ~


Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
~By Mel Brooks ~


Between Scott on the earlier side and Dickens and Thackeray on the other, there was an immense production of novels, illustrated by not a few names which should rank high in the second class, while some would promote more than one of them to the first.
~By George Saintsbury ~


Authors want their names down in history; I want to keep the smoke coming out of the chimney.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


Political debate with liberals is basically impossible in America today because liberals are calling names while conservatives are trying to make arguments.
~By Ann Coulter ~


And so with all things: names were vital and important.
~By Algernon H. Blackwood ~


You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
~By Harrison Ford ~


But the best thing Washington can do for education is realize that our role is limited. Washington must keep its promises, but let those who know our childrens' names- parents, teachers and school board members- make education decisions.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


At my age the only problem is with remembering names. When I call everyone darling, it has damn all to do with passionately adoring them, but I know I'm safe calling them that. Although, of course, I adore them too.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons - but they're not out there.
~By Matthew Fox ~


Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


Common folk didn't have last names in the 8th and 9th centuries.
~By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro ~


I started off at the high level, in the slick magazines, but they didn't use my name, they used house names. Anyway, then I went downhill to the pulps, then downhill further to the comics.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects, with their creations recorded as great historical events.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


We are trying to remake Vietnamese society, a task which certainly cannot be accomplished by force and which probably cannot be accomplished by any means available to outsiders.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


I was with some Vietnamese recently, and some of them were smoking two cigarettes at the same time. That's the kind of customers we need!
~By Jesse Helms ~


We all agree that manufacturers have a right to ensure that fake goods are not marketed in their names and that their own goods are not marketed under fake names.
~By John Conyers ~


There are three things I always forget. Names, faces and... the third I can't remember.
~By Italo Svevo ~


They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.
~By Plato ~


It's easy to set a story anywhere if you get a good guidebook and get some basic street names, and some descriptions, but, for me, yes, I am indebted to my travels to India for several of the stories.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


As Lord Chesterfield said of the generals of his day, 'I only hope that when the enemy reads the list of their names, he trembles as I do.'
~By Duke of Wellington ~


Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.
~By Moshe Dayan ~


Though we may know Him by a thousand names, He is one and the same to us all.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart, given surnames and Christian names, and sent to walk the earth.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


I printed a list of Irish names from the Internet and my husband, Dave, saw Finley on the list. I really liked it but didn't want to scare Dave off with my enthusiasm. So I used a little reverse psychology and let him think it was his idea.
~By Holly Marie Combs ~


We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way; but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Further, a document names and identifies the actual Red Light Bandits (plural), because in fact there are two.
~By Caryl Chessman ~


Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


What they fear, I think rightly, is that traditional Vietnamese society cannot survive the American economic and cultural impact.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


Last year we had so many people coming in and out they didn't bother to sew their names on the backs of the uniforms. They just put them there with Velcro.
~By Andy Van Slyke ~


The names are bigger, the show is worldwide, but I get a royal pass into life in the broadcasting business.
~By Larry King ~


We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding.
~By Roy Barnes ~


I remember a couple of instrumental albums, just don't ask the names.
~By Jim Sullivan ~


I am financing the recording myself. So I have no big names to drop.
~By Holly Johnson ~


I don't have any nicknames.
~By Sally Ride ~


How much more must this be so in my own case for I am conscious not only of the great names and achievements of those who have preceded me, but also of the living presence of many of my masters and teachers.
~By Cecil Frank Powell ~


At the time, there were very few foreign names in the press and they were all factory workers. I thought I'd never get a job at a university with a foreign name.
~By Carl Rakosi ~


The thing about influence is that any composer worth anything will give you the same names.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


God hath made it a debt which one saint owes to another to carry their names to a throne of grace.
~By William Gurnall ~


You remember all those phrases about how "these people" - Asians - don't value human life like we do. Well if you spend any time around them, you discover that they love their children just as much as we love ours. That is certainly true of the Vietnamese.
~By Neil Sheehan ~


Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


The only thing I ever withheld from the KGB were the names of two agents whom I personally had known and handled and had a particular feeling for.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


Were I more conversant with literature and its great names, I could go on quoting them ad infinitum and acknowledge my debt for the merit you have been generous enough to find in my work.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.
~By Cat Stevens ~


Without naming names, I think other movies look more realistic but they feel less real.
~By Brad Bird ~


My solution to the problem would be to tell the North Vietnamese Communists frankly that they've got to drawn in their horns and stop their aggression or we're going to bomb them into the stone age.
~By Curtis Lemay ~


Johnson had been the most powerful man in the world, yet the North Vietnamese and the Vietcong had resisted, overcome his power, broken his will.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters.
~By Gordon Lightfoot ~


My dad liked how January went with Jones. My sisters' names are Jina and Jacey Jones.
~By January Jones ~


I believe firmly in reconciliation among Vietnamese to avoid unnecessary shedding of the blood of Vietnamese.
~By Duong Van Minh ~


I keep lists of names of people that I have met, a list of things to do day by day as well as a log of how my time is consumed throughout the day. It's a very important part of my personal discipline.
~By Bob Graham ~


I made a list of people who needed just a little bit of money. And when the list was complete, there were 42 names. The total amount of money they needed was $27. I was shocked.
~By Muhammad Yunus ~


Many Japanese painters and calligraphers would change their names intentionally to keep their relationship to the art always fresh. This way, others' expectations can be avoided.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,... Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don't want to do that and that's their decision.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


Well, I think first of all, probably the most fundamental thing is that we are a mixed-signal analog semiconductor company, which, along with some of the other well-known names in the industry, enjoys very good economics.
~By David Milne ~


President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden. He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone.
~By William Westmoreland ~


Although I wasn't able to get a visa for Vietnam, I was able to talk with swift boat veterans to get a feel for the time and place, and I visited a tropical prison in the Philippines to get a sense of what a Vietnamese prison might have been like.
~By Tony Hillerman ~


Names and individuals are unimportant when Germany's final fate is at stake.
~By Franz von Papen ~


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


I used to make up names when I used to catalog my stuff.
~By Richard D. James ~


What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.
~By Laurie Lee ~


After all these years I had the privilege of naming my private part, cause we have nicknames. So I named my private part pride... it's not much but at least I have my pride.
~By Jay London ~


George Orwell's contention was that it is a sure sign of trouble when things can no longer be called by their right names and described in plain, forthright speech.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


I could give you some names of Workshop participants who are as good as many who are being published but haven't had the right editor recognize their merit or have not been adequately published.
~By James Gunn ~


These names: gay, queer, homosexual are limiting. I would love to finish with them. We're going to have to decide which terms to use and where we use them. For me to use the word "queer" is a liberation; it was a word that frightened me, but no longer.
~By Derek Jarman ~


I know acts and I'm not going to name names but these people sold ten million copies the first time and the second album sells three million and it's considered a failure and they're dropped and that's really a shame.
~By Gerry Beckley ~


Upon this the Hungarian ministers resigned, but the names submitted by the president of the council, at the demand of the king, were not approved of for successors.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


The Vietnam memorial is a masterpiece. The names of the dead are listed there, chronologically. Just the names.
~By William Westmoreland ~


There were also some cruel reviews by women, but the tone of the male reviewers, sometimes hysterical, was different. I have suffered, but I don't want to name names-but there have been men who have seemed to want to destroy me or my writing, men I don't even know.
~By Marguerite Young ~


When I handed over the names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union, I had come to the conclusion that the loss of these sources to the U.S. would not compromise significant national defense, political, diplomatic interests.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names.
~By Charles Barkley ~


Who could look on these monuments without reflecting on the vanity of mortals in thus offering up testimonials of their respect for persons of whose very names posterity is ignorant?
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


Nevertheless there are certain peaks, canons, and clear meadow spaces which are above all compassing of words, and have a certain fame as of the nobly great to whom we give no familiar names.
~By Mary Austin ~


They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
~By Plato ~


So I had all the names, three names, and that's good to have on a soap.
~By Joan Van Ark ~


An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
~By Thomas Mann ~


I'm very influenced by landscapes, not so much the way places look as the way the names sound. In this country we've got so many cultures, and the place names - the Spanish names and the Indian names, which are so incredibly musical.
~By Emmylou Harris ~


The two principles referred to are Authority and Liberty, and the names of the two schools of Socialistic thought which fully and unreservedly represent one or the other of them are, respectively, State Socialism and Anarchism.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~

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