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I asked Frank what he remembered most about working with Jackie. He said, 'Apart from the fact that he always called me Francis, I always felt like I was going to a party, instead of work. It was such a blast.'
~By Audrey Meadows ~


I'm used to people not paying me a whole lot of attention and underestimating me and, frankly, for me a big challenge is to have people believe that I can be the president of the United States.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio.
~By David R. Gergen ~


When people ask me if Dean Martin drank, let me put it this way. If Dracula bit Dean in the neck, he'd get a Bloody Mary.
~By Red Buttons ~


Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity.
~By John Strachan ~


Your work is to keep cranking the flywheel that turns the gears that spin the belt in the engine of belief that keeps you and your desk in midair.
~By Annie Dillard ~


You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.
~By Robert Frost ~


Frank was the BOSS and was not open to anything that was not from his head. There were no arguments about music because if you did, he would show you where the door was. Period.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


Mass consumption, advertising, and mass art are a corporate Frankenstein; while they reinforce the system, they also undermine it.
~By Ellen Willis ~


Frank is such a great visual storyteller, that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen.
~By Robert Rodriguez ~


I only drank for three years of my life, but I drank enough in those three years to last me the rest of my life... It's a religious thing.
~By Marty Robbins ~


For the first time ever I was taking the family on the road. We stayed with my in-laws, which on life's list of experiences ranks right below sitting in a tub full of scissors.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
~By Jean Rostand ~


I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines.
~By Jimmy Breslin ~


It is the rank and file - the average woman - for whom the world has opened up so astonishingly.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


All the Frank O'Hara types seem to have very little sound stuff going... it's so chatty or something.
~By Tom Verlaine ~


My home State of North Carolina ranks 12th in the United States for increased aging population and, according to a national report, 41st in overall health. According to this same report, individuals aged 50+ are the least healthy.
~By Howard Coble ~


I'm playing pretty good now, but my ranking doesn't say that. I'm number two.
~By Vijay Singh ~


I always see things that I can improve. But frankly with Stripes, I'm surprised at how effective it is, even today, and how vibrant that movie is and how juicy the performances all are.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.
~By Frederick Reines ~


Old age has got to start creeping up on me one day soon, and frankly I'm very scared. I don't want to be old. I've always felt so young. And I want to stay that way.
~By David Niven ~


We learned to be patient observers like the owl. We learned cleverness from the crow, and courage from the jay, who will attack an owl ten times its size to drive it off its territory. But above all of them ranked the chickadee because of its indomitable spirit.
~By Tom Brown, Jr. ~


Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
~By Dan Quayle ~


The white spruce forest along the banks is most inspiring, magnificent here. Down the terraced slopes and right to the water's edge on the alluvial soil it stands in ranks.
~By Ernest Thompson Seton ~


Though there is growing division among the Ukrainian military ranks as to loyalty in this revolution, the possibility of violence looms over the entire situation.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


That was not part of the U.N. resolution; it was not part of the mandate to go on to Baghdad and, frankly, if we had gone into Baghdad and pushed Saddam Hussein off, we would have inherited an even bigger mess than the mess we inherited with the refugee problem.
~By Les Aspin ~


What will happen to sex after liberation? Frankly, I don't know. It is a great mystery to all of us.
~By Nora Ephron ~


You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


But one does not make living writing poetry unless you're a professor, and one frankly doesn't get a lot of girls as a poet.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


Frank Sinatra taught me how to do him. It took me seven years to master him. He would tell me, tap your foot, Rich, and don't forget to grasp your sleeve.
~By Rich Little ~


And that's why I chose on purpose not to have a death scene. We've seen them in a million movies and it's too much like cranking the tears out. I didn't want that scene.
~By Christine Lahti ~


It was a wild time - a time that I don't miss anymore. But then again, I'm 62 years old now and I think that lifestyle would probably put me where Frank's at now.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


Frank's audience doesn't care if a girl singer, a comic or an organ grinder with a monkey opens the show. They are there to see HIM.
~By Nancy Sinatra ~


They're calling their Washington sources at the NRC or in Congress and they're not hesitating to give their opinion, but their opinion, frankly, in those early days was not very well informed.
~By William Scranton ~


I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
~By Joseph Addison ~


There are a number of steps that we can take to reinvigorate and rebuild the economic and the physical infrastructure of our country and then to rebuild us, frankly, on a spiritual level.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.
~By Bruce Barton ~


But I'd have to say Young Frankenstein, which I can watch forever.
~By Jason Schwartzman ~


Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
~By Johannes Brahms ~


In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave.
~By John James Ingalls ~


And frankly, when I made that record, hit songs were not what I was trying to achieve.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.
~By Albert Pike ~


Art comes to you proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass.
~By Walter Pater ~


The fans have been very nice to me and I might say that all those fans that Frank said went away is not so.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


This was in June, 1866. Frank wrote for me to come to him at once, and although my own wound was still very bad, I started immediately and stayed with him at the house of Mr. Alexander Severe, in Nelson county, until he recovered, which was in September.
~By Jesse James ~


He came to the States in 1963, I think with a view to making up with my mother, but that didn't work. He came for three weeks, and drank his way all over Brooklyn. And went back... I went to his funeral in Belfast.
~By Frank McCourt ~


If their were more Franklin operations it could help the cause much more than right wing activity.
~By Tom Metzger ~


By then I was in Brooklyn and drank my way through that summer. I stopped when I got sick of that and got a job at the Strand bookstore, which was a little better than the tax job.
~By Robert Quine ~


It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


When friends stop being frank and useful to each other, the whole world loses some of its radiance.
~By Anatole Broyard ~


If they have covered your face with latex, you have to control yourself mentally so you won't think. If you start thinking, you will succumb to panic. I had a bit of a cold, and frankly I didn't have a good time.
~By Meg Tilly ~


I am convinced that our movement will be more demoralized and weakened by blind and uncritical admiration than by frank admission of past mistakes.
~By Marie Louise ~


I think, frankly, that I'm a better director than I was an actor.
~By Jonathan Frakes ~


I don't look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates, necessarily. Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.
~By John Keegan ~


The rise of the dramas in the thirteenth century, and the rise of the great novels in a later period, together with their frank glorification of love and the joys of life, may be called the Third Renaissance.
~By Hu Shih ~


It is really quite amazing that all of the folks supporting privatization, from the president on down, keep invoking the name of my grandfather, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
~By James Roosevelt ~


We were with Frank as part of his very last tour.
~By Eydie Gorme ~


I frankly don't think it's going to be a successful war on terrorism until law enforcement agencies like the FBI are willing to share with other law enforcement agencies. If they can't share information, there's no way this war can be won.
~By Patty Hearst ~


At a time when the GOP is playing games with the debt limit, a member of the Supreme Court is refusing to recuse himself from matters he has a financial interest in, and middle class incomes are stagnant, many want to change the subject. I don't. This was a prank, and a silly one. I'm focused on my work.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned, and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal.
~By Kurt Huber ~


It was not easy to get all my questions answered, frankly.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~


And, you know, when you are a kid, everybody wants to be an actor. I think that everybody wants to be in show business, frankly.
~By Brent Spiner ~


Especially when I first really started to work with Kenneth and Franklin, who had been in space already. And so, they were able to talk about space and tell me a few things about how things would really happen.
~By Philippe Perrin ~


We give each other a hard time, but no pranks.
~By George Eads ~


Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, and try another. But by all means, try something.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


People are quite shocked when you remind them that Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra never wrote a song that they recorded in their lives, as far as I know.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The fact that I have such a problem that people... that that has to, you know, be on people's mind, what my personal background is. To me, to be very frank with you, is a totally irrelevant thing.
~By Werner Klemperer ~


It is remarkable how many misconceptions there are here about life in the developing world and I think that that knowledge gap has done a lot to contribute to the imbalance quite frankly.
~By Emma Thompson ~


I'm not Mr. Debonair Suave. I'm just a regular boy who goofs around, pulls pranks, and makes jokes. That doesn't sound very hot to me.
~By Jensen Ackles ~


For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.
~By Winston Churchill ~


And let us be frank, the security threats that emanate from our ports come from foreign cargo.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings.
~By David Amram ~


Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined.
~By Steve Israel ~


Franklin Roosevelt said the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough to those who have too little. This reconciliation package fails that test as well.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
~By Voltaire ~


People have always said - those words, 'too conservative,' is fairly relative. I'm sure that they probably said that about Thomas Jefferson and George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.
~By Sharron Angle ~


If I had to rank my skills, I have a long way to go before I can write a good graphic novel.
~By Ted Rall ~


In Europe the various ranks of society are, like the strata of the earth, fixed and fossilized. There can be no great change without a terrible upheaval, a social earthquake.
~By Josiah Strong ~


In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


The value and rank of every art is in proportion to the mental labor employed in it, or the mental pleasure in producing it.
~By Joshua Reynolds ~


But I like being nasty. I like being cranky. Especially if it's a cold day in Chicago, it's nice to just take it out on Kyle, because he's so easy to scream at, you know?
~By Fisher Stevens ~


It hurts. Frankly, it hurts terribly. I have just lived one of the biggest loss of my career. It will be difficult to digest that moment. It is extremely hard to accept. I am disappointed.
~By Tony Parker ~


The groups, though, were my inspiration way back then. I liked Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers.
~By Eddie Floyd ~


To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
~By James Allen ~


I was also very lucky to be a teammate of two of the greatest players to have ever played the game. I learned very early on by playing for Frank Robinson and with Henry Aaron that even the greatest players in the game were just one of the guys.
~By Robin Yount ~


Whether Canada ends up as o-ne national government or two national governments or several national governments, or some other kind of arrangement is, quite frankly, secondary in my opinion.
~By Stephen Harper ~


I had a lousy marriage and I drank too much.
~By Pat Travers ~


I would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven't got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame.
~By Albert Ellis ~


Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq - a war more than a year away.
~By Bob Graham ~


A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


There are different kinds of artists and very often, I'll be very frank with you, I wish I were a different kind.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
~By Anthony Burgess ~


It's easy to kick somebody when they're down. George W. Bush has dealt with more difficult issues than any president since Franklin Roosevelt. And I've told my colleagues it's time that we go stand up for the president.
~By John Boehner ~


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 ~


Increasingly, stars are recruited from the ranks of professional models, with the result that today's starlets are better dressed and better groomed than ever before, though it is doubtful if they are better actresses.
~By Rita Hayworth ~


The history of the Franks becomes, therefore, the history of the Netherlands.
~By John Lothrop Motley ~


Frankly I've never really subscribed to these adjectives tagging me as an 'icon', 'superstar', etc. I've always thought of myself as an actor doing his job to the best of his ability.
~By Amitabh Bachchan ~

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