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Well, the biggest Norwegian newspaper regarded this as an arrest, since they hadn't told us that they were coming and they brought me in. So the biggest Norwegian newspaper looked upon that as an arrest.
~By Jon Johansen ~


It has been said that a nation reveals its character by the values it upholds.
~By Kay Granger ~


The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.
~By Fisher Ames ~


That's my opportunity to hide behind that old lady and say what I want to say.
~By Vicki Lawrence ~


The poet gives us his essence, but prose takes the mold of the body and mind.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished.
~By Charles Kendall Adams ~


The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to $10 billion over 5 to 10 years, coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers to keep the peace throughout the country.
~By Ted Rall ~


Basically, all my life I'd been told you can't do that because you're female. So I guess I just didn't pay any attention. I just went ahead and did what I could and then, when the stars aligned, I was ready.
~By Shannon Lucid ~


I had been in a film, playing a young British aristocrat. My wife told me that she was invited to a dinner and she invited me to dinner and the hostess had seen me and said, 'You cannot bring him.' but I think that I've done enough to shatter the image.
~By Michael York ~


You don't get older, you get better.
~By Shirley Bassey ~


I drove across country in my yellow 1970 VW bug (which I drove until 1986) to Los Angeles, having had enough cold weather in 5 years in Ann Arbor, and found a job within a few days.
~By W. Richard Stevens ~


Save for minor ailments and accident, my battalion is practically immune from sickness; colds come and go as a matter of course, sprains and cuts claim momentary attention, but otherwise the health of the battalion is perfect.
~By Patrick MacGill ~


Never underestimate the value of cold cash.
~By Gregory Nunn ~


Young people ask me if this country is serious about science. They aren't thinking about the passport that they will hold, but the country that they must rely on for support and encouragement.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


Don't be afraid in nature: one must be bold, at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes.
~By Camille Pissarro ~


I get younger people who watch Conan or The Daily Show, but before that it was mostly people who knew me from public radio. Those people are kind of old.
~By Sarah Vowell ~


A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more durable alloy.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


Never have I found the limits of the photographic potential. Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another beckoning in the distance. Always, I am on the threshold.
~By W. Eugene Smith ~


The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace.
~By Ulysses S. Grant ~


I try to do the right thing with money. Save a dollar here and there, clip some coupons. Buy ten gold chains instead of 20. Four summer homes instead of eight.
~By LL Cool J ~


The men and women cut their hair close round to the ears and eyes. The women, after the manner of the Parthians, cover their heads with a large white veil, folded together in the form of a crown.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


The day after the prison was transferred to the military intelligence command, they had an entire battalion - 1,200, 1,500 soldiers - arrive at Abu Ghraib just for force protection alone.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


Well, after I had the heart attack, it was a very simple choice. What the doctor told me I did and I did it religiously. I ate nothing but lean turkey breast or chicken breast or a piece of fish that was very lean. I mean I stayed away from everything.
~By Mike Ditka ~


My brother and I had a real love-hate relationship with my success. There was some bitterness there that I didn't understand until recently, but I told him that if I ever did a record I wanted him to play on it.
~By Jimmy Chamberlin ~


I'm much too young to feel this damn old.
~By Garth Brooks ~


I robbed them, and I killed them as cold as ice, and I would do it again, and I know I would kill another person because I've hated humans for a long time.
~By Aileen Wuornos ~


I'm an old cynic.
~By Margot Kidder ~


I think God just died of old age. And, when I realized that he wasn't any more, it didn't shock me. It seemed natural and right!
~By Frances Farmer ~


Go now, verses, on your light feet, you have not trodden hard on the old earth where the graves laugh when they see their guests, the one corpse stacked on top of the other. Go now and stagger to her whom I do not know.
~By Hugo Claus ~


I had a meeting in LA in which they took a really overstuffed hour and a half. It was as close to old Hollywood as I remembered it in the last 20 years.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


Our reason arises, at the very least, from this twofold lesson of sensuous revelations and human testimonies.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


Country artists, I met a lot of them when I was five, six years old. I had an uncle who was a country and western singer and I met Lefty Frizzell when I was five or six years old in those shows that would come through Toronto from Nashville.
~By Rick Danko ~


I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something like that occurs in your first six months as a CEO of a more traditional branded firm, it makes for a fast learning curve.
~By Andrea Jung ~


I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
~By Charles Sumner ~


Beware the old man in young guy's clothes. If he's over 35 and comes to pick you up looking as though he's headed for a skateboarding competition while you are dressed to go to a nice restaurant, this is not a good sign.
~By Merrill Markoe ~


When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.
~By Warren Farrell ~


However, that old mode of Polish filmmaking virtually disappeared.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


But I'm too old to be written about as a young poet.
~By Philip Levine ~


When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
~By George Washington ~


I always went to my sister, because she was older and had the care of me after my mother died.
~By Lizzie Andrew Borden ~


Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward, and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you.
~By Robert Henri ~


Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.
~By Bram Stoker ~


In the old days we were probably educated in cricket in a far more serious way than now.
~By Frank Woolley ~


I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.
~By Anne Rice ~


When I was a bit older I had all of the George Carlin records, all of the Steve Martin records, all of the Cheech and Chong records and all of the Richard Pryor records.
~By Marc Maron ~


Coldplay are just four friends trying to make great music.
~By Will Champion ~


Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
~By Bill Cosby ~


Because religion has such a compelling hold on the deep psyches of so many people, feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


No one country has a team that hold a monopoly on the league like Maccabi does in Israel.
~By Michael Kennedy ~


When we first went there we completely lacked confidence. Our manager told us our act was too long, and told us to drop certain numbers and concentrate on the exciting stuff. And he was right.
~By Steve Marriott ~


My father was a small-town banker. He became very ill when I was 10 years old, and we went to California three years later in an attempt to recover his health, which never happened.
~By Warren Christopher ~


I think once we started directing separately - we each have different kinds of interests now, and the kinds of movies we want to do. I wouldn't hold your breath for that one.
~By David Zucker ~


I always played a soldier, sailor, or policemen.
~By John Ratzenberger ~


Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
~By Herman Melville ~


There have been loads of times I have regretted meeting Paul because I was so happy in my old life.
~By Heather Mills ~


These old ballparks are like cathedrals in America. We don't have big old Gothic cathedrals like they do in Europe. But we got baseball parks.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


Pornography changes the attitudes and lifestyles of those who consume it, no matter how old a person is.
~By Donna Rice ~


I had to act in a school play when I was about ten years old. I really didn't want to do it. But everyone had to do it so I didn't have a choice. A talent agent came and watched it and later gave me some work. It's funny because I'd always known that I wanted a movie career. I just didn't think that I would be in the movies.
~By Kristen Stewart ~


Some countries that are close to Europe that already hold Deutschemarks, clearly would automatically hold euros, those are countries in Eastern Europe mainly, a few countries in Africa.
~By Robert C. Solomon ~


My real father died when I was two years old, so I never knew him. He was a barber in Chicago.
~By Donald Johanson ~


The older I get, the more I see that there really aren't huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness as much as there used to be. I tend to walk a middle ground.
~By Paula Cole ~


That's the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old.
~By Philip Pullman ~


It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil.
~By James Smithson ~


War is the unfolding of miscalculations.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


My son now is 22 months old, he's been playing since he was 12 months old and he gets standing ovations on the drums. He's been with us since he was 10 weeks old, he's been on the drums. He's got blisters on his fingers before he can even talk.
~By Dick Dale ~


I fell in love with jazz when I was 12 years old from listening to Duke Ellington and hearing a lot of jazz in New York on the radio.
~By Steve Lacy ~


He shall sit solitary by avoiding the company of men, he shall hold his peace by meditating upon the joys of heaven, and he has risen above his state by tasting celestial delights.
~By Saint Bonaventure Sequoyah ~


I don't believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait. I think good things come to those who want something so bad they can't sit still.
~By Ashton Kutcher ~


It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
~By Chili Davis ~


When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
~By David Brooks ~


But now it's kind of a given that a 15-year-old would have a record deal and sell a quarter of a million records. No one's expecting her to answer any deep theological questions. And I'll tell you, I was asked some deep theological questions from the git-go.
~By Amy Grant ~


The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
~By Erich Fromm ~


Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
~By Franklin P. Adams ~


I have a temper on me that could hold back tides.
~By Shirley Manson ~


In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ.
~By William Gurnall ~


As a man, I've been representative of the values I hold dear. And the values I hold dear are carryovers from the lives of my parents.
~By Sidney Poitier ~


The American people do not have the information upon which they can hold the administration and responsible agencies accountable. I call that a coverup.
~By Bob Graham ~


Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul.
~By Andre Maurois ~


Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
~By Otto von Bismarck ~


I suppose any note, no matter how sour, sounds like a song if you hold onto it long enough.
~By Dewitt Bodeen ~


My mom and dad are both in stand-up comedy, so that's where I started, that's where I got everything. My roots are holding the mic.
~By Pauly Shore ~


I was making films when I was about 12 years old - Super-8 films.
~By Renny Harlin ~


Well, there are two kinds of stem cells: adult stem cells, which you can get from any part of a grown body, and embryonic stem cells. These are the inner- core of days-old embryos that can develop into any kind of cell.
~By Mort Kondracke ~


I think it's better when you're natural, when you just do whatever you want, instead of doing classes where I see all these other people holding back because they've been trained with certain skills or techniques. I'm like, whatever.
~By Gisele Bundchen ~


Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination.
~By Tim Robbins ~


A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


I have been told by hospital authorities that more copies of my works are left behind by departing patients than those of any other author.
~By Robert Benchley ~


Well, I look at it like this: When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal. If the soup tastes good, everything's cool, and you don't necessarily want to know what's in it. The same thing holds true with movies.
~By Jeffrey Wright ~


You know, I think the, the crucial thing, you know, we have put in place what is, is just simply the biggest, boldest recovery package in history, right; the stimulus package, biggest ever; the financial rescue, absolutely comprehensive; a housing plan - that is incredible medicine for the economy. And we fully expect it to work.
~By Christina Romer ~


The script was just the best I'd read in a long time and I love the humor, which I wasn't expecting, and I like the fact that my six year old daughter can see the show without being, you know, protected from it.
~By Stephen Collins ~


A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
~By Pindar ~


My parents had a pub and each Sunday there was an accordionist. They have told me that when I was in my cradle, I already was imitating the gestures of the musician.
~By Toots Thielemans ~


It doesn't make any difference what religion you are, or how young you are or how old you are-if they go to these abortion mills and stand there and pray-that would make a lot of difference.
~By Norma McCorvey ~


Comics were going down for the second time and here, all of a sudden, came this thing and for the next fifteen years, romance comics were about the top sellers in the field; they outsold everything.
~By Gil Kane ~


America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.
~By Allen Boyd ~


The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~

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