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I mean, yeah, I'm sure that Python and the other things have paved the way for a greater understanding of the British sense of humor, but I don't think it's all that different than the American sense of humor.
~By Simon Pegg ~


I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe.
~By Brian Greene ~


If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


To make sense to us as physical creatures, any 'truth' must undergo transformations, be couched in certain terms or we couldn't understand it.
~By Jane Roberts ~


My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


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 ~


The sense of national catastrophe is inevitably heightened in a television age, when the whole country participates in it.
~By R. W. Apple, Jr. ~


I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all.
~By James Cameron ~


Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal. What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
~By Eddie Cantor ~


But I think we are seeing a resurgence of the graphic ghost story like The Others, Devil's Backbone and The Sixth Sense. It is a return to more gothic atmospheric ghost storytelling.
~By Guillermo del Toro ~


The painting develops before my eyes, unfolding its surprises as it progresses. It is this which gives me the sense of complete liberty, and for this reason I am incapable of forming a plan or making a sketch beforehand.
~By Yves Tanguy ~


Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert.
~By William Osler ~


That future depends on the values of self-government, our sense of duty, loyalty, self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country, and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together.
~By Jeff Miller ~


Socialism is practical, in the best sense of the term; a living, vital force of inestimable value to society.
~By Daniel De Leon ~


It's ironic that while I was a worker in Detroit, which I left when I was twenty six, my sense was that the thing that's going to stop me from being a poet is the fact that I'm doing this crummy work.
~By Philip Levine ~


What the Super Bowl did for us was give us a sense of urgency.
~By George Jackson ~


Theologians have a great problem because they're seeking to speak about God. Since God is the ground of everything that is, there's a sense in which every human inquiry is grist to the theological mill. Obviously, no theologian can know everything.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


Whereas fiction is a continual discovery of what one wants to say, what one feels, what one means, and is, in that sense, a performance art, biography requires different skills - research and organization.
~By Edmund White ~


Ireland is a peculiar society in the sense that it was a nineteenth century society up to about 1970 and then it almost bypassed the twentieth century.
~By John McGahern ~


Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense.
~By George Gallup ~


I do not feel an exile from America in any sense.
~By John C. Hawkes ~


There's a glorious sense of freedom in comedy, just allowing myself to tell jokes, allowing myself to interrupt myself and tell old African folk stories that I made up - or didn't - and Jamaican stories.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus.
~By E. B. White ~


I have moved on from being a British parliamentarian, I have moved on from being a New Labour politician, I have moved on from being the supporter in the active day-to-day sense of Tony Blair.
~By Peter Mandelson ~


And this is one way to do technology forecasting; get a sense of where technology is, and then anticipate the next upturn.
~By Chris Anderson ~


The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.
~By William Temple ~


You become so obsessed, and that's not a bad thing for a movie. Serve it with that sense that it's the whole world.
~By James L. Brooks ~


It's absolutely crucial for the Democrats to have a sense of their history, of who they are, in order to be able to project their values and stand up for them.
~By Sidney Blumenthal ~


In that sense, when a Bush or a Gore, or whomever, goes on David Letterman, that's the news, too.
~By Frank Rich ~


Authoritarian political ideologies have a vested interest in promoting fear, a sense of the imminence of takeover by aliens and real diseases are useful material.
~By Susan Sontag ~


Because an appeal makes logical sense is no guarantee that it will work.
~By William Bernbach ~


After they killed Uday and Qusay, the focus centered on Saddam: Find him, kill him, capture him, whatever it takes. To me, it was a false sense of security: If we get Saddam, we're going to win this war.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


Only a writer who has the sense of evil can make goodness readable.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.
~By Cesare Lombroso ~


A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.
~By Aristotle ~


There is something very basic to the sense of listening. The sense of hearing is the only one that operates totally from vibrations, without other physical or chemical reactions to receive the sensations.
~By Henry Reed ~


The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


A man may be as much a fool from the want of sensibility as the want of sense.
~By Anna Jameson ~


A lot of stars don't have a sense of humor.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


It was a scene in the sense that we were all close and we all knew each other before the different bands had really formed. We used to rehearse in the same place.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.
~By Marc Chagall ~


It's against type in the sense of my background, but it's with type in the sense that I am a loner who's new to this business and sceptical about a lot of it.
~By Ben McKenzie ~


Taking it in its wider and generic application, I understand faith to be the supplement of sense; or, to change the phrase, all knowledge which comes not to us through our senses we gain by faith in others.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.
~By Gregory Peck ~


Alas, regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come, nor care beyond today.
~By Thomas Gray ~


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


Many women have told me they remember where they were when they read the book, and how they felt suddenly that what they really thought or felt about things made sense.
~By Carol Gilligan ~


A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


I always want to write erotic music... Not only about the love between men and women, but in a much more universal sense - about the sensuality of the mechanism of the universe... about life.
~By Toru Takemitsu ~


I'm a common-sense kind of guy.
~By Robert M. Parker, Jr. ~


I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word.
~By A. E. Housman ~


I think that audio and video over the internet in the sense of teleconferencing and telephone calls. Maybe we'll actually have picture phone through your work station.
~By Jon Postel ~


Although I wasn't able to get a visa for Vietnam, I was able to talk with swift boat veterans to get a feel for the time and place, and I visited a tropical prison in the Philippines to get a sense of what a Vietnamese prison might have been like.
~By Tony Hillerman ~


Common sense steps in here and says: Separate the parts you want to be mobile from the parts you want to be inert. You have seen the result, and I know many have the skill to apply it.
~By Lawrence Hargrave ~


I think my passion is misinterpreted as anger sometimes. And I don't think people are ready for the message that I'm delivering, and delivering with a sense of violent love.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


One very important aspect of our contemporary musical culture - some might say the supremely important aspect - is its extension in the historical and geographical senses to a degree unknown in the past.
~By George Crumb ~


Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


I'm not going to play funk licks on a jazz album. That makes no sense.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


But when, in the first setting out, he takes it for granted without proof, that distinctions found in the structure of all languages, have no foundation in nature; this surely is too fastidious a way of treating the common sense of mankind.
~By Thomas Reid ~


Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.'
~By Barack Obama ~


The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


There's a real purity in New Zealand that doesn't exist in the states. It's actually not an easy thing to find in our world anymore. It's a unique place because it is so far away from the rest of the world. There is a sense of isolation and also being protected.
~By Elijah Wood ~


Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet.
~By Robert Morgan ~


Through art and science in their broadest senses it is possible to make a permanent contribution towards the improvement and enrichment of human life and it is these pursuits that we students are engaged in.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.
~By Bern Williams ~


Everyone wants that sense of fulfilling a purpose in some way.
~By Scott Wolf ~


Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge amount of attention to those genres, but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
~By Chiaki Kuriyama ~


Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


Resistance at all cost is the most senseless act there is.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


My dad's sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal - his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.
~By Tony Visconti ~


When we come to images or memories or thoughts, speculation, while always closely related to practice, is more explicit, and it is in fact not immediately obvious that such processes can be described in any sense as practical.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


People keep telling us, that they didn't know when they were booking tickets for it, but afterwards they say that they've had no sense that they were watching an old fashioned play.
~By Bill Irwin ~


Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion.
~By Charles Colson ~


I'm not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor.
~By Ben Stiller ~


Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense - very far in excess of one-half of one per cent - into their otherwise sober documents.
~By John C. Ransom ~


It seems people are more willing to let other people control their minds now and recreational drug use doesn't seem to have that same renegade sense of adventure that it once did.
~By Marc Maron ~


If you say city to people, people have no problem thinking of the city as rife with problematic, screwed-up people, but if you say suburbs - and I'm not the first person to say this, it's been said over and over again in literature - there's a sense of normalcy.
~By Eric Bogosian ~


So there is a personal sense of style for a given work - I don't like a general style, but every work has its own style, and I want to create a style for every work.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force, and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense.
~By George Combe ~


We're starting to push the envelope in terms of the expectations, and you can also have your own style, personality and sense of humor, because now we're allowed to.
~By Lisa Guerrero ~


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 ~


In this tour around the world I was not interested in contemporary buildings because I had seen contemporary buildings actually until they came out of my ears in a sense.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


Always remember, money isn't everything - but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.
~By Earl Wilson ~


Today the people from my State of Tennessee would listen to this debate, or even talk about a reference to God on our money or in the Halls of Congress or in our Pledge and say, please, let common sense and logic win the day and prevail versus legal mumbo jumbo.
~By Zach Wamp ~


A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
~By William Arthur Ward ~


I personally believe that those who are leaders with political power over the world will be forced some day, sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


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 ~


If you get a diagnosis, get on a therapy, keep a good attitude and keep your sense of humor.
~By Teri Garr ~


Brooke was special in the sense that we grew up together on that island.
~By Christopher Atkins ~


One of our problems is our sense of discipline - dancers have an extraordinary sense of self-discipline.
~By Siobhan Davies ~


I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


You have to contort your body in a certain way to hit a low note. When you're on film, you can't. So you do, in a sense, get to hide behind your voice, which is nice.
~By Will Friedle ~


In its most limited sense, modern, art would seem to concern itself only with the technical innovations of the period.
~By Edward Hopper ~


A coach's greatest asset is his sense of responsibility - the reliance placed on him by his players.
~By Knute Rockne ~


It is, I claim, nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future.
~By Gregory Bateson ~


A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world.
~By Hans Hofmann ~

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