Names Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Names

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The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


The friendlies were South Vietnamese women and children, helpless victims in a war they did not understand.
~By John Whitehead ~


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 ~


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 ~


Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.
~By Marcel Proust ~


I knew quite well, when I gave the names of our agents in the Soviet Union, that I was exposing them to the full machinery of counterespionage and the law, and then prosecution and capital punishment.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


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


When I need names they drop out of my head; when I don't need them they drop back.
~By Imogen Cunningham ~


Whenever the names of the disciples are enumerated in the New Testament, St. Peter's stands at their head.
~By John Strachan ~


Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure.
~By Charles MacArthur ~


He said true things, but called them by wrong names.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


All I know for certain is that reading is of the most intense importance to me; if I were not able to read, to revisit old favorites and experiment with names new to me, I would be starved - probably too starved to go on writing myself.
~By Penelope Lively ~


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 ~


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


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


Biblical names are hot again.
~By Anita Diament ~


The economic picture in the States today doesn't allow for jazz concerts in a tour fashion. People now are too used to the Festival, which gives them more names for the same price.
~By Norman Granz ~


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


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 ~


I think knowing people by first names, not by what they do sexually, is really what it's about. Not being afraid. Fear is the enemy. I've always been comfortable with being gay.
~By Herb Ritts ~


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 ~


Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.
~By Thomas Paine ~


In real life, there are names that surprise us because they don't seem to suit the person at all.
~By Krzysztof Kieslowski ~


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 ~


I like big, secure companies. I know what they do for a living. When I see their names on my monthly statement I know how they make their money.
~By John Fisher ~


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 ~


We became somewhat household names really quickly, within a matter of - what? - three, four months. So it's hard to get used to, and it's really sometimes hard to understand.
~By Ruben Studdard ~


Names were not so much dropped as thrown in a perpetual game of catch.
~By Robert Morley ~


I confused things with their names: that is belief.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now; with all the usual lot, good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names. It takes all sorts to make a world.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


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


I believe that a long step toward public morality will have been taken when sins are called by their right names.
~By Billy Sunday ~


I don't want to name names, but the least I can say about rock and roll is that I'm suspicious.
~By Manuel Puig ~


If you take different mythologies from different cultures, the names may change and the story lines may vary but there is always something in common.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


I never heard nobody in my audience call me any kind of names.
~By Little Richard ~


Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies.
~By Thomas Love Peacock ~


It was a requirement by the veterans to list the 57,000 names. We're reaching a time that we'll acknowledge the individual in a war on a national level.
~By Maya Lin ~


Being around all the great names of the game at a young age because they were my heroes; the fact this meant so much to Canada. It was just an incredible thing to be a part of.
~By Marcel Dionne ~


We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.
~By Alice Walker ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


You see the names of places roundabout? They're mine now, and I've turned them inside out.
~By Andrew Motion ~


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


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


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


My little scam in April '85 went like this: Give me $50,000; here's some names of some people we've recruited.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


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


I wanted to make a human monster. His name is Coffin Baby. The idea is based on a group of people from Pasadena whose names I can't mention. His mother died and during the funeral, this baby came out of her in the coffin.
~By Tobe Hooper ~


I don't think that the Pulitzer should be given the way it is. I think the competition should be anonymous. I think completely different people would win it if the names were taken off because a lot of it is done on relationships and names.
~By John Corigliano ~


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 ~


I handed over names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


Hollywood sold its stars on good looks and personality buildups. We weren't really actresses in a true sense, we were just big names - the products of a good publicity department.
~By Ann Sothern ~


One of my other nicknames was Thomas Edison, because I invented so many moves.
~By Earl Monroe ~


Those who cultivate moral confusion for profit should understand this: we will name their names and shame them as they deserve to be shamed.
~By Bob Dole ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I'm not called Jude Law, I have three names; I'm called 'Hunk Jude Law' or 'Heartthrob Jude Law'. In England anyway, that's my full name. That's the cheap language that's thrown around, that sums you up in one little bracket. It doesn't look at your life. But if one looks beyond, there is actually a little bit more.
~By Jude Law ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Ho joined the French socialist party, the first Vietnamese to be a member of a French political party.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


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 ~


I technically have two last names, which is a lot of fun when you're making airline reservations.
~By Mackenzie Astin ~


The great problem of the concert hall is that the shoebox is the ideal shape for acoustics but that no architect worth their names wants to build a shoebox.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


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


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


The Vietnamese have a secret weapon. It's their willingness to die beyond our willingness to kill. In effect, they've been saying, You can kill us, but you'll have to kill a lot of us; you may have to kill all of us. And, thank heaven, we are not yet ready to do that.
~By George Wald ~


I couldn't begin to name names... in general I have found racers to be some of the most competitive people on the planet... and some of the nicest as well.
~By John Oates ~


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


Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
~By Martin Bormann ~


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 ~


Back then, everyone was Lana and Rock. No one had ethnic names.
~By Piper Laurie ~


One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


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


Ella can work nightclubs that Duke might not be able to work, because of having the big band. Where they go now is strictly a matter of their own names and talents.
~By Norman Granz ~


I've had many nicknames over the years: V, Nessa, Nessy Poo, Nessy Bear and Van. Only my parents call me Van, though, and I hate it. I get embarrassed.
~By Vanessa Hudgens ~


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 ~


Well, if I am not vulgar, neither is my book. I wrote myself. Suggestiveness is always vulgar. But truth never. My book is not even remotely suggestive. I call things by their names. That is all.
~By Mary MacLane ~


Gwyneth Paltrow names her kid Apple. I'm not going to let that stand.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


Rich kids gave us their old clothes. They were the best clothes we ever had. We were these very pure, naive, poor children. The rich kids called us a lot of names but it never bothered us because we didn't know what the words meant.
~By River Phoenix ~


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 ~


Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population. I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under the benches in Washington Square; they thought they were back in the war.
~By Lawrence Ferlinghetti ~


A Harris poll I've seen says only 12 percent of the electorate names taxes as one of the most important issues facing the nation. Voters put tax cuts dead last, behind education, Social Security, health care, Medicare and poverty.
~By Lane Evans ~


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


Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
~By Anita Diament ~


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 ~


My problem with new writers is that it takes me five or six years to memorise the right names.
~By Larry Niven ~


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

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