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Being the gateway to a large city, St. Louis, I had felt from the very beginning that somehow this building should symbolize this sense of being a gateway.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced by those who distinguished themselves by intuition rather than by rigorous proofs.
~By Felix Klein ~


The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
~By Warren G. Bennis ~


What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence, in the sense of fear of specific weapons, so much as it's been memory. The memory of what happened at Hiroshima.
~By John Hersey ~


To have the sense of creative activity is the great happiness and the great proof of being alive.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
~By Margaret Deland ~


Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done!
~By Jerry Brown ~


I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films.
~By Jonathan Demme ~


This is a bipartisan effort. This is just good common sense. This is where the public wants us to go. They want us to not be so dependent on foreign oil.
~By Sam Brownback ~


In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty is your lack of control as a writer.
~By Terry Southern ~


In many instances, order is apprehended first of all by the senses.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


In the most important sense a creationist is a person who believes in creation, and that includes people who believe that Genesis is a myth and that creation involved a process called evolution and consumed billions of years.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


The writer's greed is appalling. He wants, or seems to want, everything and practically everybody, in another sense, and at the same time, he needs no one at all.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


We do not have a functioning market in the true sense of the word in health care. That's a layer of transparency that's sorely needed in America.
~By Paul Ryan ~


While many of us never knew Ronald Reagan personally, we felt close to him because we shared his lighthearted sense of humor, admired his uncommon virtue, and were moved by his remarkable wisdom.
~By Randy Forbes ~


I don't get much sense of reward from having discovered how to get the Foo card to coexist with the Bar card.
~By Jamie Zawinski ~


How it shaped my perception is this: I have become so indelibly identified as a character in pop culture that it has forced me to go deeply within myself to get a very very rock solid sense, to myself, of who I am.
~By Thomas Wilson ~


As soon as man enters into a state of society he loses the sense of his weakness; equality ceases, and then commences the state of war.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


I would advise any gay person that being out in the real sense can never happen too soon.
~By George Michael ~


Unless you have a sense of values that's shared by people and turns them loose to do certain things on their own within those sets of values, the organization, whether a nation or corporation or citizen group, just doesn't work very well.
~By Alan Cranston ~


Sexy at the millennium means having a solid sense of self but never taking yourself too seriously.
~By Rebecca Romijn ~


Most actors really love it, that's what they want to do. They burn to do it. And so they'll read a script and think, that's an interesting part. And because they love acting, that blinds them to the fact that the rest of it is pretentious nonsense, which it very often is.
~By Hugh Grant ~


I think at its best the American sense of humor is the same as the British sense of humor at its best, which is to be wry and ironic and self deprecating.
~By Simon Pegg ~


Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad: that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength; our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician: passion, a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
~By Max Weber ~


I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
~By Dr. Seuss ~


In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires.
~By Alan Autry ~


Sense data are much more controversial than qualia, because they are associated with a controversial theory of perception - that one perceives the world by perceiving one's sense-data, or something like that.
~By David Chalmers ~


Philosophy is common sense with big words.
~By James Madison ~


Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


But I think there's a genuine joy, too, a sense that no matter what, even if my stomach's growling, I'm going to dance. That's what I want to leave people with at the end of the play. After all this, people still know how to live.
~By Jessica Hagedorn ~


Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I think there is a sense of last things in my work that probably comes from a Catholic childhood.
~By Don DeLillo ~


A very intimate sense of the expressiveness of outward things, which ponders, listens, penetrates, where the earlier, less developed consciousness passed lightly by, is an important element in the general temper of our modern poetry.
~By Walter Pater ~


I am not greedy, so I would gladly give a song to someone else to sing if it makes more sense.
~By Christina Milian ~


Art does imitate life, it has to come from somewhere. To put boundaries and limitations on it doesn't make a lot of sense to me.
~By Christian Slater ~


I don't get a sense of American pride. I just get a sense that everyone is here, battling the same thing - that around the world everybody's after the same thing, just some minor piece of happiness each day.
~By Paul Thomas Anderson ~


Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


We must prepare the ground for creativity. And if this also gives rise later to success in the economic sense, success in terms of Euros and Cents, this will by no means reduce my joy.
~By Johannes Rau ~


I've flown out of character so many times. In that sense I've been lucky, because I've been given the liberty to do just about anything I've wanted to do in my lifetime.
~By June Carter Cash ~


Poetry is its own medium; it's very different than writing prose. Poetry can talk in an imagistic sense, it has particular ways of catching an environment.
~By Story Musgrave ~


The evolution of sense is, in a sense, the evolution of nonsense.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman.
~By George Gissing ~


It is also worth asking whether the strict limitations of Geneva make sense in a war against terrorists.
~By John Yoo ~


I think in New York we had respect and we would pretty much fill up the places where we went, but I never got the sense that we really were Number 1 here in New York among the Latin crowds.
~By Ruben Blades ~


Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.
~By Louis Aragon ~


A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


But we must create in each person a sense of responsibility in order that each one of us can have the right to enjoy all his rights.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


A man can make himself put down what comes, even if it seems nauseating nonsense; tomorrow some of it may not seem wholly nonsense at all.
~By F. L. Lucas ~


I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
~By Galileo Galilei ~


Well, I think I was always sort of reflecting where I was and my sense of surroundings and ecology, urban or country, or foreign, living in Europe, very affected by all of that.
~By Daniel Berrigan ~


Democrats have no agenda, no plan for the future, and no sense of leadership.
~By Jeff Miller ~


But it then very soon became clear that the response of a war against terrorism, initially conceived of in a metaphorical sense, began to be taken increasingly seriously and came to entail waging a real war.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next.
~By Lady Gaga ~


While we may be of different faiths, we have a strong sense of faith, family, community. We hold the values of freedom and human rights very high and I think that those are all a part of a very strong quilt that binds us together.
~By Robert Menendez ~


I grew up with art from the innocent age of ten - with art, but with no sense of identity.
~By John Lone ~


He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense.
~By John McCarthy ~


To be able to always have a super sense of who I was and my own real identity and be petty and seem informed and always thinking in thoughts would be great.
~By Jeff Goldblum ~


Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.
~By Malcolm Boyd ~


With the permanent elimination of this tax, farmers and business owners will have the sense of security they need to plan for the financial future of their business or farm and their family.
~By Doc Hastings ~


It would follow that 'significant form' was form behind which we catch a sense of ultimate reality.
~By Clive Bell ~


What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity.
~By David Hume ~


Sometimes when things get kind of frantic, it helps to call my husband Steve, because I think he's got a real good sense of where everything's gonna be in a few years.
~By Christa McAuliffe ~


I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
~By Richard Wright ~


Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very different people, but we did share a sense of humor, we now live in different parts of the world but when we find ourselves in the same place it is more or less as if there had been no years in between.
~By Roger Moore ~


Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses.
~By Arthur Keith ~


I wanted to show a normal young girl whose only difference was that she behaved in the way a boy might, without any sense of guilt on a moral or sexual level.
~By Roger Vadim ~


I wanted to get that sense of peace and even boredom that comes with long familiarity.
~By Debbie Reynolds ~


Be these people either Conservatives or Socialists, Yellows or Reds, the most important thing is - and that is the point I want to stress - that all of them are right in the plain and moral sense of the word.
~By Karel Capek ~


Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the variations in style and genre, as long as they get that sense of story, of character, of empathetic involvement.
~By Dean Koontz ~


It's too hard a life for me. I could only do it - check out in that sense - if I checked out somewhere that was luxurious and within hailing distance of civilization.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small - the sounds of wind and water, the sounds of birds and insects - must inevitably find their analogues in music.
~By George Crumb ~


Women, as they grow older, rely more and more on cosmetics. Men, as they grow older, rely more and more on a sense of humor.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Words without deeds violates the moral and legal obligation we have under the genocide convention but, more importantly, violates our sense of right and wrong and the standards we have as human beings about looking to care for one another.
~By Jon Corzine ~


I think it is important to maintain a sense of self and confidence, not letting either falter for the sake of a particular part or project, no matter how great it might be.
~By Fred Savage ~


Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world, for each one thinks he is so well-endowed with it that even those who are hardest to satisfy in all other matters are not in the habit of desiring more of it than they already have.
~By Rene Descartes ~


There's also a sense of freedom. I was so obsessed by this problem that I was thinking about if all the time - when I woke up in the morning, when I went to sleep at night, and that went on for eight years.
~By Andrew Wiles ~


Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
~By William Penn ~


The school made it very clear that women were entitled to positions of authority. That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we have a natural place in leadership in the world. That gave me a mental and emotional confidence.
~By Linda Vester ~


Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


The sense of historical continuity, and a feeling for philosophical rectitude cannot, however, be compromised.
~By Herbert Read ~


Men's need to dominate women may be based in their own sense of marginality or emptiness; we do not know its root, and men are making no effort to discover it.
~By Marilyn French ~


There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most marriages.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


We might not object to the statement that Lear deserved to suffer for his folly, selfishness and tyranny; but to assert that he deserved to suffer what he did suffer is to do violence not merely to language but to any healthy moral sense.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


I don't care whether a book is a first edition or not. I'm not a bibliophile in that word's natural sense.
~By Norman MacCaig ~


I get a sense that we've all been educated into one school of thought. I'm not surprised at all to find among the overwhelming majority of scientists, are people who would hold one particular view because that's all they're exposed to.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


We are a continuum. Just as we reach back to our ancestors for our fundamental values, so we, as guardians of that legacy, must reach ahead to our children and their children. And we do so with a sense of sacredness in that reaching.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor.
~By John Lithgow ~


We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use the pistol of common sense.
~By Samuel Fuller ~


Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open. He considered the senses the 'windows of the soul.' When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experence.
~By Jim Morrison ~


But, you know, the issues of humanity and what is fair treatment and good treatment of a fellow human being should not really be based on a personal sense of right and wrong or judgment.
~By Debbie Harry ~


When my dad first started out in the police force, wearing the uniform was a sense of pride, and it was respected in the community for what the police force was all about. Unfortunately today, the uniform is a target.
~By Jerry Doyle ~


It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.
~By Charles Churchill ~


Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
~By E. B. White ~


You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there's certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and you want to play so well and be so effective that you want people to remember your name 100 years from now.
~By Marcus Allen ~

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