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And that was what I was asking to happen and I was told that the indictment would be signed, but I was coming to the end of my one-year contract, I had to return to New Zealand for personal reasons.
~By Tony Greig ~


The worst thing is always thinking of titles for records, with some reason behind them, and she just came out with the word, which she thought was a good word, a hard word, and since then we've sort of attached loads of meaning to it.
~By Emma Anderson ~


If we have reason to believe someone is preparing an attack against the U.S., has developed that capability, harbours those aspirations, then I think the U.S. is justified in dealing with that, if necessary, by military force.
~By Dick Cheney ~


There are a couple of things that I'm sure people don't think are important, but I do. I don't like hair changes unless there's a reason for it. Clothing - I don't like to see an outfit worn more than one time in an hour - you can wear it again a few weeks later.
~By Aaron Spelling ~


Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Status anxiety definitely exists at a political level. Many Iraqis were annoyed with the US essentially for reasons of status: for not showing them respect, for humiliating them.
~By Alain de Botton ~


I've done a reasonable amount of travelling, which I enjoyed, but not for too long at a time.
~By Dennis Ritchie ~


Mr. Speaker, in the years since we enacted our attack against Iraq, the threat from Iran has only grown more difficult, and our capacity to meet that threat actually has diminished. It is one of the reasons many of us opposed that action against Iraq.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate.
~By Thomas Dekker ~


I'm insanely optimistic. For odd, weird reasons, things always work out.
~By Richard Jefferson ~


I could only speak in the smallest, most intimate circles about the real reasons which made me undertake the changeover of the plants for certain lines of production for I had to expect that many people would not understand me.
~By Gustav Krupp ~


Our civilization is still in a middle stage, scarcely beast, in that it is no longer wholly guided by instinct; scarcely human, in that it is not yet wholly guided by reason.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


The reason good women like me and flock to my pictures is that there is a little bit of vampire instinct in every woman.
~By Theda Bara ~


Americas are, for a variety of reasons, the most adept at producing the kind of entertainment that delivers easy satisfactions.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


There are three reasons why this book came into being. First, throughout the 33 years I've been writing recipes - although I'm not vegetarian myself - I have greatly enjoyed creating vegetarian recipes, and cooking and serving them at home.
~By Delia Smith ~


The reason is that in a group, individual errors on either side of the true figure cancel each other out.
~By Michael Shermer ~


I got a lot of flak for having Kirk as the lead because they all claimed it was a much harder sell, but no one else could have done that part for many reasons.
~By Donal Logue ~


But I think one of the reasons I tend to stay in the water most of the time is I distrust the comfort.
~By Frank Langella ~


Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


But I also wanted to give them an intelligent emotional journey, without having to suspend reality - to be able to look at those characters and see reasons for the relationships and why what happens happens.
~By Graeme Murphy ~


All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
~By Abraham Maslow ~


Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary.
~By Will Adams ~


Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us.
~By John Selden ~


We need to reclaim our American system of limited government, low taxes, reasonable regulations, and sound money, which has blessed us with unprecedented prosperity. And it has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever designed.
~By Paul Ryan ~


Well, you know, I feel like it's about a lot of things. The reason that I made it was because I thought it was really funny and unique and just a different genre.
~By Danny DeVito ~


Reason in man is rather like God in the world.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


God saw fit, for wise reasons to allow the people of Israel thus to make and possess slaves; but is this any license to us to enslave any of our fellow-men, to kill any of our fellow-men whom we please and are able to destroy, and take possession of their estates?
~By Samuel Hopkins ~


Virtue is reason which has become energy.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Aaron Pryor wants to get into the ring with me. He wants to be able to retire, and he will. For health reasons.
~By Sugar Ray Leonard ~


Do something everyday for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test.
~By William James ~


If there existed no external means for dimming their consciences, one-half of the men would at once shoot themselves, because to live contrary to one's reason is a most intolerable state, and all men of our time are in such a state.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


I am doing my best to find it. I will find it before the public finds it. I will get out of it before it's too late. The reason I will do that is because that's what I'm paid to do.
~By Jim Cramer ~


The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.
~By Lyman Abbott ~


The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life.
~By Henry James ~


The biggest reason most people fail is that they try to fix too much at once - join a gym, get out of debt, floss after meals and have thinner thighs in 30 days.
~By Marilu Henner ~


Within reasonable limits, a professional player should keep busy at music.
~By Teddy Wilson ~


I noticed that almost everyone I went to college with has worked at something other than the subject they majored in. I guess that' s one of the reasons for campus unrest.
~By Kent McCord ~


The reason we're getting bombed is 'cause we were on one side, and we're gonna remain on that side. We can't waver because these are our enemies right now. I'm sorry. I'm gonna say it out loud. The Arabs, that's right, are our enemies. That's right.
~By Jimmie Walker ~


For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one's literary education very incomplete.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


That's one reason why it's pretty worthless, I can't totally buy it, if you think about it, it's things like the Phil Spector records. On one level they were rebellion, on another level they were keeping the teenager in his place.
~By Lester Bangs ~


Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
~By Ayn Rand ~


I think Bush's immigration proposal is treason and he should be impeached.
~By Peter Brimelow ~


You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there. Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.
~By Steve Prefontaine ~


The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.
~By Edmond De Goncourt ~


The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time.
~By Willie Tyler ~


The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music.
~By Stendhal ~


Their effort to place the women upon the same industrial level with themselves in order that all may pull together in the effort to maintain reasonable conditions of life.
~By Florence Kelley ~


The marvelous thing is that for thousands of years people have continued questioning and searching and ultimately concluding that reasons for certain occurrences are not given to man to know.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


The consequence of Mr. Bush's and Blair's historic lie that the reason for invading Iraq was weapons of mass destruction, is that everything is being doubted.
~By Walid Jumblatt ~


Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open.
~By Clive Bell ~


A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
~By Joseph Addison ~


The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I think that Congress' ability to reason is fully equal to that of the judiciary.
~By Samuel Alito ~


The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold.
~By Edward Bach ~


For some reason, my whole life has been, 'You can't do this, you can't do that.'
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


The reason I'm travelling so much is because of reasons that weren't completely planned. Several of the shows became successful and were invited to go to other places and they've all happened at similar times.
~By Matthew Bourne ~


Being, belief and reason are pure relations, which cannot be dealt with absolutely, and are not things but pure scholastic concepts, signs for understanding, not for worshipping, aids to awaken our attention, not to fetter it.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


We have no reason to think that human cloning will not work - it works in primates - but it may take many, many attempts.
~By Wolf Reik ~


The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century.
~By E. L. Doctorow ~


Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other. Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar, and a great hater of the truth.
~By Susanna Moodie ~


Journalism seems to have recovered its reason for being.
~By Howard Kurtz ~


If a cat does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing, for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
~By Will Cuppy ~


The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


I knew I wanted to be a journalist ever since I was a teenager. While it is interesting and gratifying to be on the business side and to see how that all works, the main reason I kept a business role here was to protect the editorial integrity of Salon.
~By David Talbot ~


Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
~By Joseph Roux ~


No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic.
~By A. J. P. Taylor ~


We just ask the agency to make reasonable and honest decisions, and the public deserves no less.
~By Fred Thompson ~


There is no reason to have problems between country and country, between government and government, when there is a separation of powers.
~By Ricardo Lagos ~


The reason most people don't express their individuality and actually deny it, is not fear of what prime ministers think of us or the head of the federal reserve, It's what their families and their friends down at the bar are going to think of them.
~By David Icke ~


Whenever we approve, we can find a hundred good reasons to justify our approbation. Whenever we dislike, we can find a thousand to justify our dislike.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn't any good reason to refer to it.
~By Amelia Earhart ~


Sliding headfirst is the safest way to get to the next base, I think, and the fastest. You don't lose your momentum, and there's one more important reason I slide headfirst, it gets my picture in the paper.
~By Pete Rose ~


Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition.
~By Thomas Clarkson ~


Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray.
~By William Cowper ~


Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Of course we've been fighting against stereotypes from Day One at East West. That's the reason we formed: to combat that, and to show we are capable of more than just fulfilling the stereotypes - waiter, laundryman, gardener, martial artist, villain.
~By Mako ~


We have our own reasons for what's motivating us right now.
~By Troy Vincent ~


The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!
~By Bill Watterson ~


I like working with actresses, and I like women a lot, not for obvious reasons, but just in that that there's so much about what they bring to the scene that keeps it so interesting. Their instincts are so different, and they never explain them to you.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me to devote myself to botany, a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career, had on any occasion any reason to repent of.
~By George Bentham ~


The reason why I hate working in theatre is the tedium of memorisation. But once that is done, then you feast on this never-ending meal. If you play it correctly, every night is fraught with very high stakes that are very difficult to find in everyday life.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


I don't know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like the greatest people who have ever lived.
~By Will Smith ~


An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


All my six husbands married me for different reasons.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


Being non-commercial is never an ambition. Movies come together at different points for fortuitous reasons. You do them as you get the opportunity, as opposed to doing them when you choose to or design to.
~By Ethan Coen ~


A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, THAT my friends, is true perversion.
~By Harvey Milk ~


Given the fact that most religions share basic values, it is most unfortunate that religious people can be played off against each other so easily. One possible reason for this may be that people do not know enough about other people's beliefs.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
~By Jim Rohn ~


I have many times thought I did the wrong thing, but the reason was not to be a medical doctor - it was just to have the information. But then, maybe I was wrong, I don't know.
~By Lennart Nilsson ~


I call him free who is led solely by reason.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


One reason we resist making deliberate choices is that choice equals change and most of us, feeling the world is unpredictable enough, try to minimise the trauma of change in our personal lives.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


If anyone thinks that Jews can steal into the land of their fathers, he is deceiving either himself or others. Nowhere is the coming of Jews so promptly noted as in the historic home of the Jews, for the very reason that it is the historic home.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry.
~By Paul Muldoon ~


Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.
~By Vita Sackville-West ~


I don't care what stage or what reason, as long as we're playing.
~By Billy Idol ~


We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
~By Thomas Mann ~

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