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The old Inquisition had its rack and its thumbscrews and its instruments of torture with iron teeth.
~By Rose Schneiderman ~


If I had money, I would like to get an old building, have music performances, do lithographs, have shows of paintings, and do those things that I'm interested in doing.
~By Bill Dixon ~


I love old movies. The '40s theatre pace is fantastic.
~By Yancy Butler ~


Meanwhile, Cynthia and I are busy fixing up a real old house that we just bought in Hollywood. With two children now, we just couldn't live in our small rented home any longer.
~By Kent McCord ~


When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
~By Victor Hugo ~


All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.
~By Thomas Wolfe ~


I can zero in on subtle things because I'm holding the camera.
~By Patrice Leconte ~


Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I'd pick a young white guy over an old white guy for president anytime because the younger guy is more likely to have been influenced by the great social changes of the '60s and '70s.
~By D. L. Hughley ~


The old Court you and I served so long will not be worthy of its traditions if Nixon can twist, turn and fashion If Nixon gets away with that, then Nixon makes the law as he goes along - not the Congress nor the courts.
~By Earl Warren ~


I don't like it, but this afternoon I've told myself I am going to go and get a dress.
~By Antonia Fraser ~


Energy companies, such as Chevron and Shell, and oil producing countries, such as Kuwait and Venezuela, pump crude oil from their vast land holdings and sell it on the world market.
~By Gary Miller ~


I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision... is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive.
~By Barbara Deming ~


The fingers of your thoughts are molding your face ceaselessly.
~By Charles Reznikoff ~


Ministers regularly meet soldiers that have returned from operational tours to hear about their experiences, including those who have recovered from their injuries.
~By Geoff Hoon ~


Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


In all my career, in my ups and downs, I've never had a beauty campaign. This was meaningful that at almost 41 years old, I could be getting my first beauty campaign. It made me feel really great.
~By Teri Hatcher ~


Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
~By Charles Dickens ~


These poor wretches were stolen from their homes, carried to a strange country, and sold to servitude, from which they sought to escape on the first occasion which offered.
~By Philip Hone ~


The old approach of sacrificing the needs of one group to benefit another just won't work.
~By Michael K. Simpson ~


When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


It's a long old road, but I know I'm gonna find the end.
~By Bessie Smith ~


I sold my life to Capitol Records; it sucks.
~By Melissa Auf der Maur ~


I remember traveling around in Arkansas with Senator Robinson, and I told him what this little trick was. He felt very much part of it and had me take pictures of people unbeknownst to them.
~By Ben Shahn ~


When I was in first grade, everyone made fun of my name, of course. I think it's kind of a big name to hold up when you're nine years old. It seemed goofy. I used to tell people I wanted to change the world and they used to think, 'This kid's really weird'.
~By River Phoenix ~


I call it like I see it. I don't hold back when it comes to being candid on the hot issues.
~By Jerry Doyle ~


We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
~By Buddha ~


A true woman always loves a real soldier.
~By Belle Boyd ~


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 ~


That's the premise of the Saudi Arabians. He's holding the president's hand with one. In the other hand, he's got his hand in the pocket of American consumers.
~By Ed Markey ~


Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


Most women's magazines simply try to mold women into bigger and better consumers.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


I wanted to be a writer from my early teenage years, but I never told anyone. Writers, in my opinion, were god-like creatures, and to say I was striving to be a writer would be incredibly arrogant.
~By Tim Cahill ~


Ross Hunter was my assistant on Take Me to Town, He was a young man, an actor before that, and learned a lot on the picture. During shooting, Goldstein left, and Ross was most pleasant. He never interfered.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


I'm getting too old to play some parts, but I'm still greedy.
~By Max von Sydow ~


It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not only my old home, but also where some of my closest friends and collaborators live and work.
~By Amartya Sen ~


I was supposed to go to drama school and then go to New York and do theatre. But I grew up on all those fabulous movies and had read all the bold Hollywood books, and I thought I just had to take a look.
~By Delta Burke ~


Traveling is definitely something that your average 17-year-old doesn't get to do. One week we're in Japan, one week we're in Australia, one week we're back home going to football games.
~By Solange Knowles ~


Sexiness is all in the eye of the beholder. I think it should be. Absolutely. My sex appeal, whatever it might be, isn't obvious... at least to me.
~By Sharon Tate ~


My favorite musical? I don't. It changes all the time. I'm just a diehard, I'm totally old school, like I'll sit and watch, if they are re-doing Oklahoma in New York, I will be the first one there.
~By Trey Parker ~


So in 2000, when we changed the business model and started really focusing on that triangle and putting the customer in the center, we decided we should hold off - we've done enough consolidation; we've got enough critical mass.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


I can say, Christ has been my only object; thank God, my righteousness too... Hold fast to Christ.
~By John Nelson Darby ~


There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child's name and how old he or she is.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


It means that the men who hold the means of life control our lives, and, because we workingmen have tried to get some measure of justice, some measure of betterment, they deny the right of the human being to associate with his fellow.
~By James Larkin ~


I was told I would never make it because I'm too short. Well, I'm still too short. It doesn't matter what your height is, it's what's in your heart.
~By Kirby Puckett ~


Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.
~By Garet Garrett ~


Although it was a great accomplishment to win a gold medal, as soon as they put it on you, that's it; your career is over.
~By Sugar Ray Leonard ~


Never hate a song that's sold a half million copies.
~By Irving Berlin ~


Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other tempers, as woman's destiny requires, have for the most part a mania for making everything about them bend to them.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


I remember saying to the chairman after serving the first year, "Why are we doing this? Why don't the Hawaiians have control?" "Well, we have no mechanism to do it," I was told.
~By Neil Abercrombie ~


Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.
~By Johnny Ball ~


The oil sequence was about two or three days. It was very cold and was snowing.
~By Jason Statham ~


If you had told me I'd be making 62 tomorrow, I'd say you were lying.
~By Aaron Neville ~


I was a pretty angry kid, and I got into military history largely as a way to vent my own anger. As I got older it narrowed down to a more specific focus on individual violence. I'm just trying to understand where it came from.
~By Caleb Carr ~


In setting out the walls of a city the choice of a healthy situation is of the first importance: it should be on high ground, neither subject to fogs nor rains; its aspects should be neither violently hot nor intensely cold, but temperate in both respects.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


The voters in my district, and around the country, have demanded that Congress get a hold on the influx of illegal immigrants and tighten the security around our borders.
~By John Linder ~


Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
~By John Dewey ~


I couldn't hold it together today. George Clooney asked me if I was OK, and I practically collapsed. I couldn't stop crying, I had to go off sobbing like an idiot.
~By Candice Bergen ~


The inner spaces that a good story lets us enter are the old apartments of religion.
~By John Updike ~


Sotomayor's vainglorious lecture bromide about herself as "a wise Latina" trumping white men is a vulgar embarrassment - a vestige of the bad old days of male-bashing feminism.
~By Camille Paglia ~


Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp. We were training those privates to go to Vietnam.
~By R. Lee Ermey ~


My musical heroes are people like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie who wrote and sang real songs for real people; for everyone, old, young, and in between.
~By Tom Chapin ~


If you can't fully believe in your ideas, it very quickly communicates to a group of actors who need something to hold onto. They need to believe that whatever criticism, whatever comment is received, is meant.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


But figuring out Saddam Hussein was one our greatest mysteries. He marched to his own drummer and frequently as this unfolded he made decisions which were sometimes inexplicable to us and sometimes didn't look very smart.
~By Brent Scowcroft ~


The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


There's an old maxim that says, 'Things that work persist,' which is why there's still Cobol floating around.
~By Vinton Cerf ~


We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord.
~By Michael Novak ~


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


I desperately want a dog, but I've been told I travel too much, and I'm not allowed to have a dog.
~By Victoria Pratt ~


If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable. It's an old story played before by canals, railroads and automobiles.
~By Paul Samuelson ~


I'm here to tell you the coffee was hot, the orange juice was cold, New York's still there and Reagan National is back.
~By Jim Gilmore ~


If those in charge of our society - politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television - can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.
~By Howard Zinn ~


I wouldn't even hold my kids sometimes because I didn't want them to spit up on me when I was dressed for an awards show.
~By Lauryn Hill ~


My name is Ryan White. I am sixteen years old. I have hemophilia, and I have AIDS.
~By Ryan White ~


The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
~By Milan Kundera ~


After a year or so I really thought I was Howard Hughes. Here I was at eighteen years old, getting all these checks.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


Old age is the verdict of life.
~By Amelia Barr ~


The decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story - from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter - without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else.
~By Sharon Olds ~


Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view, That stand upon the threshold of the new.
~By Edmund Waller ~


But we wanted to work in a way we never had, which was write everything together. We had to face each other in the same creative room, which gets tougher as you get older, because you don't want to be confrontational.
~By Bruce McCulloch ~


This was meaningful that at almost 41 years old, I could be getting my first beauty campaign.
~By Teri Hatcher ~


Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind.
~By James Martineau ~


A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man who tells other people what to do with their money.
~By Amiri Baraka ~


My boys told me they'd rather play than practice.
~By Jimmy Smith ~


If a man wishes to truly not be written about, he would do well not to write letters to 18-year-old girls, inviting them into his life.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


And the continuity of our science has not been affected by all these turbulent happenings, as the older theories have always been included as limiting cases in the new ones.
~By Max Born ~


It is true I gained muscular vigour, but with it a prodigious appetite, which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight, until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise.
~By William Banting ~


As a very experienced writer once told me, 'It's in the rewrites'.
~By Tom Skerritt ~


Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
~By Lucinda Franks ~


I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.
~By Brendan Behan ~


I was involved in the robbery for a purpose, and that was because I knew somebody who could drive a diesel train. I was responsible to take along this old guy who could drive the train.
~By Ronald Biggs ~


I don't want to be 35 years old and still popping out songs in miniskirts and la-la-la.
~By Holly Valance ~


The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
~By Charles Buxton ~


But what I really like are old Hollywood movies. Very often I watch AMC.
~By Olivier Martinez ~


We have given most of Europe to Hitler. Let us try to hold on to what we have got left.
~By Pierre Laval ~

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