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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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


We had the boy's name picked out, but we didn't have a girl's. When he turned out to be a boy, we were so relieved. Literally, in the middle of contracting and pushing, and with my wife being drugged - out and half - lucid, we were still coming up with names.
~By Paul Reiser ~


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


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 ~


And I will do everything that I can as long as I am President of the United States to remind the American people that we are one nation under God, and we may call that God different names but we remain one nation.
~By Barack Obama ~


Vietnamese must be made to feel that they are racial inferiors with no right to national identity.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
~By Bill Vaughan ~


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 ~


When I was doing jazz concerts in America, I would use the biggest names I could find.
~By Norman Granz ~


Call things by their right names - Glass of brandy and water! That is the current, but not the appropriate name; ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation.
~By Robert Hall ~


With me it was that defending the Communist Party was something worse than naming the names.
~By Edward Dmytryk ~


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 ~


There are names I do not want mentioned in my home.
~By Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I am not making spiteful assertions now but merely stating the facts-that, for instance, among Hungarian generals there is such a considerable percentage of men of German origin, who of course had, in most cases, to alter their names if they wanted to get anywhere.
~By Heinrich Himmler ~


My father was Catholic, my mother was Protestant, and because of that I got Christened in both churches, so I've got all these names... but my Dad always called me Mick.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


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 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 ~


It's gotten out of control. It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all.
~By Glenn Close ~


If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.
~By George Washington Carver ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I only follow one party: the Vietnamese party.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


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


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 ~


We loved being in Russia and would love to go back again, especially to visit my namesake.
~By Eric Roberts ~


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


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 ~


There are, in the King case in particular, e names of confidential informants, persons to whom we promised confidentiality in return for their testimony. We have put their testimony in the public domain, but feel that their names should continue to be anonymous.
~By Louis Stokes ~


My son don't have to say it loud, I'm black and I'm proud. He don't have to be called those crazy names.
~By James Brown ~


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


All British people have plain names, and that works pretty well over there.
~By Paris Hilton ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I don't like giving names to generations. It's like trying to read the song title on a record that's spinning.
~By Ian Williams ~


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 ~


George Murphy tagged that name "Butch" on me years ago. We were all at a party and he went around tagging names on people that didn't fit them.
~By Cesar Romero ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.
~By Ho Chi 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 nicknamed everyone in the gym. It was easier than remembering their names.
~By Joe Gold ~


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 ~


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


The fact is that the Vietnamese held Americans after 1973.
~By Bo Gritz ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The most superficial student of Roman history must be struck by the extraordinary degree in which the fortunes of the republic were affected by the presence of foreigners, under different names, on her soil.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


And just as there was something of every Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh so there is something of Ho Chi Minh in almost every present-day Vietnamese, so strong is his imprint on the Vietnamese nation.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.
~By George Burns ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


I miss the personalization that Vegas was - there were showroom captains and all the dealers knew the gamblers by their first names.
~By Wayne Newton ~

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