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It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.
~By Josef Albers ~


I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it.
~By Nick Nolte ~


I'm going to be looking forward, asked to be judged on my record, not taken back as has been the - in a sense, the tendency throughout politics in Northern Ireland, is to always look back, always look at what was said a long time ago, instead of looking forward.
~By Peter Hain ~


I think maybe the rural influence in my life helped me in a sense, of knowing how to get close to people and talk to them and get my work done.
~By Gordon Parks ~


I can understand in some sense, having played the character, how unimaginably frustrating it is for people to tell you that you can't love who you love, because you ain't going to change it, and so they have to get out of your way.
~By Piper Perabo ~


Songs like the Buck Owens tune, for example, are very simple and straightforward, and recording it really gave me a chance to get into and get a sense of Buck's personality, a feel for that whole Bakersfield sound.
~By Juice Newton ~


I think we probably will end up in America because he would be giving up much more to come and live here. If you want to work in film, that's really where you have to be. But I'm not sure that being an ex-pat is very good for one's sense of self.
~By Emily Mortimer ~


It is that, but really, it's about how we don't recognise the little things in life, or appreciate the little things in life like belonging. A sense of belonging is a big thing today.
~By James Caan ~


National film industries tend to move in cycles. In Australia right now, we're on a high, a feeling of potential, which as yet shows no sign of flagging. But the word "industry" is misleading. A small national cinema has no industry in the Hollywood sense.
~By Peter Weir ~


We have a great sense of togetherness. It is our team spirit that has taken us to this World Cup.
~By Robbie Keane ~


All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony.
~By Horace Walpole ~


The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
~By Stanley Milgram ~


I was an economics major, which I enjoyed because I had a good business sense.
~By Herb Ritts ~


Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
~By Hervey Allen ~


All Americans need a sense of place. That's what makes our physical surroundings worth caring about.
~By Ed McMahon ~


I play music a lot but on my own mostly, so it was nice to be around other people. There was a certain sense a relief in the physical act of just playing and being with other musicians.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Confidence, knowing for certain that the person making the call has your safety foremost in their mind. And knowing that the job you are about to take on is the right thing to do, that it makes sense.
~By Paul Gleason ~


Someone gave me a New Testament. I had never before read it systematically. Some parts made sense, some parts shocked me.
~By Lionel Blue ~


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


When you think about advertisements, it makes sense that they want to hold and retain our attention.
~By Allen Klein ~


Henry Fonda one time said that every time he had a job, he thought it was gonna' be the last one. And, if you got any sense, you gotta' think that because, you know when somebody's gonna do a dip, some of 'em go pretty far down.
~By Barry Corbin ~


Theatre is more exciting in the sense that you can actually see the audience in the eye. You know there are no takes and retakes. You have one chance to do your job... and you better do it well!
~By Christine Lahti ~


I was worried people would laugh at me when I started to talk the language, but they were just pleasantly surprised that I could. The sense of humour here is great - once I could have a giggle, I settled down.
~By Parminder Nagra ~


I think the sense of community that exists with all the characters - that's the answer. The fact that they have found a family in their friends. It does give some depth and meaning to their lives.
~By Randy Harrison ~


One longs for a director with a sense of imagination.
~By Alan Rickman ~


My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.
~By David Duchovny ~


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 ~


Not until he stood at the altar did he achieve a sense of being hale and furnished. It was strange, he thought, that a man would find his surest current in the spot where he felt least worthy.
~By Charles Tennyson Turner ~


It defies all common sense to send that roughneck ward politician back to the White House.
~By Robert Taft ~


And I've known people who came out with a sense of torture.
~By George Weinberg ~


So I remember both medicine, because I frequently sick, particularly with asthma for which there was no proper treatment then, and in religion I had a strong sense of there being a patriarchy.
~By Thomas Keneally ~


I really wouldn't want to live in America. I found New York claustrophobic and dirty. I missed England when I was there, simple things like smells and the British sense of humor.
~By Jonny Lee Miller ~


I will throw all my best efforts into it, my thoughts and political observations, but ultimately I want to create a narrative that keeps you turning the pages and leaves you with a sense that this thing has a reason for being there.
~By Frank Miller ~


The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor, foretells its character.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


We live on the leash of our senses.
~By Diane Ackerman ~


The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it.
~By E. B. White ~


One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.
~By Larry Gelbart ~


I think I'm more bonded, emotionally and in a craft sense, to films that tell extraordinary stories about extraordinary destinies.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


Sense is a line, the mind is a circle. Sense is like a line which is the flux of a point running out from itself, but intellect like a circle that keeps within itself.
~By Ralph Cudworth ~


It was a wealthy family, and they heard me talk about movies, and they told me I should go into movies. That's the benefit of hanging out with rich people; they have no sense of what is or isn't possible.
~By Michael Patrick Jann ~


A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
~By Voltaire ~


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 ~


With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.
~By John Keats ~


When you say a friend has a sense of humor do you mean that he makes you laugh, or that he can make you laugh?
~By Max Frisch ~


There is something very intriguing about, for example, the sense of accomplishment that a small child has, which you might be able to reduce to aggression and libido, but which might also have some independent existence.
~By Peter Gay ~


I am not this big celebrity, but it gets really crazy. You have to go through the nuts of blowing up, in a sense, and then figuring out how to live your life with that.
~By Vanessa Carlton ~


I had an instinctive feeling that the people who have little or no school training should have something coming into their homes weekly which dealt with their problems in a simple, helpful way... so I wrote in a plain, common-sense way on the things that concerned our people.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history.
~By Harold Wilson ~


Wild Bill was a strange character. In person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word.
~By Buffalo Bill ~


Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
~By Robert Frost ~


Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


There was one titanic guiding light on the film set, and I was in the presence of a true Mahatma, in the deepest and most profound sense of the word.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


My sense is that we're ready for another industrial revolution in this country. The great minds and innovators of Silicon Valley would come through China and say, The pipeline is full of ideas - there's personalized medicine, biotechnology, new forms to power ourselves, clean energy, etc., etc.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


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 ~


The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes, and this is one cause of the serious misunderstandings that divide them.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


For centuries, New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world's greatest athletes.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


I'm not a music lover in the sense that I look for something to have on. I've never had that attitude to music.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


I can think of no one that my grandparents knew, that told me stories and that I experienced myself, had any sense of social inferiority growing up in segregated Washington. None whatsoever.
~By Ed Smith ~


If they don't think, people act senselessly.
~By Andrei Platonov ~


Art and works of art do not make an artist; sense and enthusiasm and instinct do.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


It should be pursued as in the presence of God, and under the solemn sanctions created by a lively sense of his omniscience, and of our accountability to him for the right use of the faculties which he has bestowed.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the music that I'm listening to. It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


What we earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are.
~By Anna Jameson ~


I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do.
~By Jan Egeland ~


Even though it was six o'clock, there was no sense of approaching dawn.
~By Mary Higgins Clark ~


At home I've got a very puerile, juvenile sense of humour.
~By Thom Yorke ~


I set about seeking a thread, a theme, a style, in the realm of legend. Something that might allow me to give free rein to my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image.
~By Leni Riefenstahl ~


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 ~


Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


I don't believe civilization can do a lot more than educate a person's senses.
~By Grace Paley ~


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


A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


It just makes that person feel that what his work is is going to be more valid. But who wants to see a guy standing in front, looking like a bum, doing something that a bums don't do? This don't make sense.
~By Ornette Coleman ~


On the other hand, there would be some value in different folks getting together to share expertise and technology; but to the listener, it wouldn't necessarily seem like a single station in the traditional sense.
~By Jamie Zawinski ~


What is the thread of western civilization that distinguished its course in history? It has to do with the preoccupation of western man with his outward command and his sense of superiority.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


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 director's job should give you a sense of music without drawing attention to itself.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


I have the same sense of the power and virtue of knowledge that some people get from a religious background.
~By Walter Gilbert ~


The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood.
~By Lou Holtz ~


Punk has always been about doing things your own way. What it represents for me is ultimate freedom and a sense of individuality.
~By Billie Joe Armstrong ~


I repeatedly have to correct this belief. In a sense, magnitude involves steps of 10 because every increase of one magnitude represents a tenfold amplification of the ground motion. But there is no 'scale of 10' in the sense of an upper limit.
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


Great men of action... never mind on occasion being ridiculous; in a sense it is part of their job, and at times they all are.
~By Oswald Mosley ~


Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense.
~By Ron Paul ~


Yeah, I've always been accused of having a sense of mischief and I'm very flattered that you say you can see it in the roles I play, because I think that's important, even if I do play intense characters, like especially Christine Cagney.
~By Sharon Gless ~


Many of my books have begun with the title, because naming a work already in progress makes no sense to me.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


Apprentice is the beginner - the first years you work in a craft in the European sense you are an apprentice. That takes 3 or 4 years. Then you are a journeyman. You can go from one master to another and learn other tricks and other secrets.
~By Josef Albers ~


There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with a strength that is incomparable, for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions, unique in itself.
~By Doris Humphrey ~


We've taken on the major health problems of the poorest - tuberculosis, maternal mortality, AIDS, malaria - in four countries. We've scored some victories in the sense that we've cured or treated thousands and changed the discourse about what is possible.
~By Paul Farmer ~


The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect sense for a media company like ours to create a real content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world.
~By Peter Chernin ~


I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


I say it is indispensable to look ahead of and behind oneself in the present. If there is such a thing as tradition, and I believe there is, it can only exist in the sense of the most profound movements of culture.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


The senses are the organs by which man places himself in connexion with exterior objects.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.
~By Alexander Pope ~


History creates comprehensibility primarily by arranging facts meaningfully and only in a very limited sense by establishing strict causal connections.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


I start with the story, almost in the old campfire sense, and the story leads to both the characters, which actors should best be cast in this story, and the language. The choice of words, more than anything else, creates the feeling that the story gives off.
~By Donald E. Westlake ~

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