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The truth is, I've been going pretty much nuts all year. I constantly have to fight being scattered. I feel like I'm on automatic pilot from fatigue. The hardest thing is trying to be present, living for the moment, for everybody in the family.
~By Patricia Richardson ~


O'Neill presents a very complex multi-layered kind of challenge. His characters are always deeply complex and, to a great extent, inaccessible.
~By Gabriel Byrne ~


The present government is very insistent that business sponsorship should replace government sponsorship of the arts. Business sponsorship won't happen unless you make tax concessions, which they won't.
~By Peter Maxwell Davies ~


Jazz is there and gone. It happens. You have to be present for it. That simple.
~By Keith Jarrett ~


I got a guitar when I was about 14, for a Christmas present, and went from there.
~By Robin Trower ~


There is a lot of lip service paid in this Congress and downtown at the White House about family values and small business. Who better represents family values and small business than the fishermen and women on the Oregon and California coast.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


The only way you do anything is to become really active. And the most effective way to get your message to your elected representatives is to make campaign contributions and develop relationships with them.
~By Krist Novoselic ~


I just want the world to know that God is present, that he's alive for ever more.
~By Little Richard ~


Starbucks represents something beyond a cup of coffee.
~By Howard Schultz ~


Rodgers and Hammerstein didn't mean anything to me. I just wanted to have a hit, I just wanted to be like those people on the radio. It was all of a case of the present tense with no projecting into the future, particularly.
~By Art Garfunkel ~


Goodwill can be indicated in various ways. I raised that particular example because at that time I was in charge. Today, I'm not in a position to present other possibilities.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty.
~By Charles Louis de Secondat Montesquieu ~


The Broad research center represents the highest quality model of what Proposition 71 should be funding.
~By Robert Klein ~


The only theism worthy of our respect believes in God not because of the way the world is made but in spite of that. The only theism that is no less profound than the Buddha's atheism is that represented in the Bible by Job and Jeremiah.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


She represented the distilled essence of the battle between the sexes.
~By Anne Edwards ~


Because of this the representation I'm interested in is of those things only the eye can touch.
~By Kenneth Noland ~


Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
~By August Strindberg ~


When school children start paying union dues, that 's when I'll start representing the interests of school children.
~By Albert Shanker ~


Iranians defend and present their Islamic and Iranian identity to other people worldwide.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


Often, even after years, mental states once present in consciousness return to it with apparent spontaneity and without any act of the will; that is, they are reproduced involuntarily.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


You may shelve your Shakespearian plans for the present. I am going to play Peter Pan.
~By Maude Adams ~


Especially when you play a character for so many years, the character ends up reflecting a lot of who you are and I think I've changed a lot since then, but that represented a lot of who I was as a teenager.
~By Sara Gilbert ~


At present I answer about 100 letters a month, and read 300 emails.
~By Piers Anthony ~


At the beginning of the nineteenth century we abandoned tradition, it's at that point that I intend to renew it because the present is built on the past just as the past was built on the times that went before it.
~By Adolf Loos ~


I've known for years that you're supposed to be present. I know that thinking about what's happened or thinking about what I want is not going to get me anywhere, but until I quit doing it I'm not present.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


It's a different outlook, and one that I understand. When you are a former member of the Warsaw Pact, when you have lived behind the Berlin Wall, when you have experienced the communist systems that existed in these countries, for them, the West represents hope.
~By Jean-Pierre Raffarin ~


Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.
~By Bo Bennett ~


The character of instrumental music... lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations.
~By Franz Liszt ~


Illegal immigration presents a huge problem. That is why I decided to spend a week along the southern border to see firsthand how bad the problem is and, more importantly, what Congress can do to fix it.
~By Ric Keller ~


For a long time, my shows were about people walking out or about getting my gigs canceled or having the presenter not wanting to pay me.
~By Eric Bogosian ~


My grandfather on my mother's side was a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; my other grandfather was a lawyer, and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives.
~By Kenneth G. Wilson ~


People tend to vote the present tense - not the subjective.
~By Diane Sawyer ~


Organized Christianity has always represented immortality as a sort of common heritage; but I never could see why spiritual life should not be conditioned on the same terms as all life, i. e., correspondence with environment.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


Finland had a civil war less than 100 years ago, just like in Ireland. If you look at the history of newly independent nations, civil war is almost every time present, even in the United States.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


And this whole period of time of gradually working at being a better guitar player and songwriter have gradually led me to the point where I feel I'm doing a clearer representation of the thing that I've been feeling inside me since I was four years old.
~By John Frusciante ~


Renewable ethanol represents a clear opportunity to grow a significant portion of our own fuel locally and begin to break the hold imported fuels have on us.
~By Mike May ~


Basically, everything I try to do is to present an alternative to what somebody else is doing.
~By Matt Groening ~


The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised.
~By Carl Bernstein ~


Well, one thing that has happened is they have had a presidential election in Egypt which has represented progress. Now, we were not happy with everything that happened with the parliamentary elections, and it was not exactly a perfect presidential election in Egypt.
~By Roger Wicker ~


The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
~By Edgar Quinet ~


The left has lost touch with popular opinion, thereby making it possible for the right to present itself as the party of common sense.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The present hardly exists, after all-it becomes the past even as it happens. A tricky medium, time - and central to the concerns of fiction.
~By Penelope Lively ~


I have worked in a very close and cordial way with Norwegian representatives at many international meetings, and the pleasure I felt at those associations was equaled only by the profit I always secured from them.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.
~By Roland Barthes ~


I believe scientists have a duty to share the excitement and pleasure of their work with the general public, and I enjoy the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way.
~By Antony Hewish ~


My mother was a Northern woman, daughter of Hon. John Sergeant, a distinguished lawyer, and for many years representative in Congress from Philadelphia.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


I was in the Square at the time. The crowd was a most good-humoured, easy going, smiling crowd; but presently it was transformed. A regiment of mounted police came cantering up.
~By Edward Carpenter ~


I love acting with kids, cause they're great acting partners. They're totally present. Even when they're acting, they're still available and you can crack them up or something weird will happen and they'll go with it.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


Man may act according to that principle or inclination which for the present happens to be strongest, and yet act in a way disproportionate to, and violate his real proper nature.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Make a good use of the present.
~By Horace ~


Jane Austen is at the end of the line that begins with Samuel Richardson, which takes wonder and magic out of the novel, treats not the past but the present.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


The participation in European elections was always not very exciting. People are very interested in European issues, but they don't see the person who is representing Europe.
~By Joschka Fischer ~


There is in my opinion a great similarity between the problems provided by the mysterious behavior of the atom and those provided by the present economic paradoxes confronting the world.
~By Paul Dirac ~


It also allows you to look as though you're not particularly from the present, future or past, either.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I've always tried to be conscious of how I represent women in my work. They don't have to be good or strong women, but they have to be complex.
~By Molly Parker ~


But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


In a sad twist of fate, the bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act was debated on the floor of the House of Representatives the same day that terrorists struck again.
~By Jim Sensenbrenner ~


The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.
~By Henry Ellis ~


You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was.
~By Leopold Von Ranke ~


We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation.
~By Guy Debord ~


The most reliable way to forecast the future is to try to understand the present.
~By John Naisbitt ~


The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


As a member of Congress, I believe it is the responsibility of those elected to represent the people at every level of government to ensure that our government works to ensure that every person who wants gainful employment has it.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


The author, in his work, must be like God in the Universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.
~By Alan Watts ~


You are Americans. You love this country. Together we are entrusted with the principles that represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


Europe has always represented a major strategic opportunity to achieve our goal of creating and building an enduring global brand.
~By Howard Schultz ~


I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.
~By John Adams ~


Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
~By Paul de Man ~


Let the veil of silence fall presently over what happened afterwards. Silence, too, can speak out.
~By Lech Walesa ~


One of the most misleading representational techniques in our language is the use of the word 'I.'
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book.
~By David Deutsch ~


What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
~By Horace ~


He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


The risk presented by these lethal wastes is like no other risk, and we should not be expected to accept it or to project it into the future in order for manufacturers and utilities to make a dollar killing now.
~By David R. Brower ~


Only beginning to present itself over the horizon.
~By Dwight Yoakam ~


I gave out stars whenever an appropriate situation presented itself.
~By Willie Stargell ~


The recent past always presents itself as if destroyed by catastrophes.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


With participation in politics so low at the moment I think Christians should ensure their views are represented at all levels and not leave it to others.
~By Iain Duncan Smith ~


Learn to take responsibility for emotions, and to manage energies, always working within present resources.
~By Lillian Russell ~


This nation is being divided into black and white, and the present system encourages this.
~By Pauline Hanson ~


We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq, it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.
~By Ernest Dimnet ~


By furthering the use of ethanol, farmers are presented with the opportunity to produce a cash crop by collecting their agricultural wastes.
~By Richard Lugar ~


Sublime upon sublime scarcely presents a contrast, and we need a little rest from everything, even the beautiful.
~By Victor Hugo ~


God is ever present. He's in every breath, in every step. He's here, always, always.
~By Jill Scott ~


I also urge the Obama administration - both on its own and in cooperation with other responsible governments around the world - to use all legal means necessary to shut down WikiLeaks before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables. WikiLeaks' activities represent a shared threat to collective international security.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


All Juleps are made for present use, and therefore it is in vain to speak of their duration.
~By Nicholas Culpeper ~


I think I represent a more left-wing view of what jazz is.
~By Pat Metheny ~


You always feel the drawing you are working on is the best you've ever done... I am only interested in the present.
~By Al Hirschfeld ~


Television is so influential that when an audience sees you day-in and day-out there's a certain acceptance that sets in; you're no longer a threatening personality. They become more willing to accept whatever you present.
~By Doc Severinsen ~


To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


I've been in the game for 30 years and I came to represent.
~By Slick Rick ~


Culture's essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object.
~By Northrop Frye ~

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