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I start a lot more songs than I finish, because I realize when I get into them, they're no good. I don't throw them away, I just put them away, store them, get them out of sight.
~By Johnny Cash ~


Whether it is successful or not is not the exercise for me. It is not up to me. It is out of my hands now. I am not going to in two years have hindsight and say I made a big mistake.
~By Vince Gill ~


Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
~By Billy Wilder ~


A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
~By Ansel Adams ~


My singing is part of me, like my stoutness, or my light hair, or my poor eyesight.
~By Kate Smith ~


Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Between each album I try to gain a new insight that I didn't have before and perhaps write a song about something that I've written about before, but from a fresh viewpoint.
~By Don Henley ~


Introspection and preserved writings give us far more insight into the ways of past humans than we have into the ways of past dinosaurs. For that reason, I'm optimistic that we can eventually arrive at convincing explanations for these broadest patterns of human history.
~By Jared Diamond ~


The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.
~By Natalie Clifford Barney ~


We've lost sight of our role in the region and our view of our colleagues in the region.
~By John Hewson ~


The office has oversight of people who do analysis and oversight of people who do operations, but it is not charged with doing either. That is an important point to make. Those functions are performed by the CIA, DIA and other agencies.
~By Stephen Cambone ~


In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
~By Barack Obama ~


Primates will continue to play social games without the least insight into what is killing them.
~By Keith Henson ~


My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


Like after a nice walk when you have seen many lovely sights you decide to go home, after a while I decided it was time to go home, let us put the cubes back in order. And it was at that moment that I came face to face with the Big Challenge: What is the way home?
~By Erno Rubik ~


The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
~By Germaine Greer ~


There are so many scenarios here. We tried to prepare for the worst summer in 40 years and build assumptions based on that. We're preparing for the worst, but we're hoping for the best. And I've told people the end is in sight.
~By Gray Davis ~


To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.
~By Stendhal ~


My feelings are those of a schoolboy getting in sight of the holidays. Or more seriously, my feelings are perhaps those of a matador who has decided not to enter the bull ring.
~By Geoffrey Fisher ~


Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one.
~By Francis Wright ~


There are several insights at the heart of the A's system that I think are wonderful for baseball. One, that it's a team game. That no one player is going to make that much of a difference to your team, so for god's sake don't go blow a quarter of your budget on one guy.
~By Michael Lewis ~


We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
~By John Dryden ~


Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.
~By Francis Beaumont ~


I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


While advances in scientific research have led to some new and exciting treatments that have enlarged and enhanced the quality and length of human life, we must not lose sight as to what we are trying to accomplish.
~By Nathan Deal ~


And suddenly, like light in darkness, the real truth broke in upon me; the simple fact of Man, which I had forgotten, which had lain deep buried and out of sight; the idea of community, of unity.
~By Ernst Toller ~


But, I would be naive not to recognize the number of musicians who tell me they have been influenced by me and sight me - as well as Alex and Neil - as a musician who has been a positive influence on their playing.
~By Geddy Lee ~


Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


When you know the lyrics to a tune, you have some kind of insight as to it's composition. If you don't understand what it's about, you're depriving yourself of being really able to communicate this poem.
~By Dexter Gordon ~


The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.
~By Denis Diderot ~


As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


It has given me an insight into what it's like as an actor to come into a show in the middle of a production and fit into a group that's already established.
~By Corin Nemec ~


Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
~By Eileen Caddy ~


I wouldn't have thought that a wrong theory should lead us to understand better the ordinary quantum field theories or to have new insights about the quantum states of black holes.
~By Edward Witten ~


Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge.
~By David Mellor ~


I don't know if I believe in love at first sight, but of course I believe in two people having chemistry right away. A girl should be really easy to talk to. When I lose track of time because we've been talking, I think that's really fun.
~By Zac Efron ~


The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
~By Herodotus ~


There is no doubt: the study of man is just beginning, at the same time that his end is in sight.
~By Elias Canetti ~


The fey wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.
~By Charles de Lint ~


I didn't know then that I would never be able to leave the sounds and smells of these sights behind me, but I was fiercely conscious of one thing-my ambition.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication; this, joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail with the natives of the interior.
~By Charles Sturt ~


What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
~By Victor Cherbuliez ~


Our willingness to acknowledge that we only see half the picture creates the conditions that make us more attractive to others. The more sincerely we acknowledge our need for their different insights and perspectives, the more they will be magnetized to join us.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


The hypothesis may be put forward, to be tested by the s subsequent investigation, that this development has been in large part a matter of the reciprocal interaction of new factual insights and knowledge on the one hand with changes in the theoretical system on the other.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


There is nobody I know by name who is concerned with collecting information for the Russian authorities. There are people whom I know by sight whom I trusted with my life.
~By Klaus Fuchs ~


When the soul looks out of its body, it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind, in order to move to a higher place.
~By Yusef Lateef ~


There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


All the fascination of King Solomon's Mines seems to be behind those great mountains and this I may add is a bit of advance work for mother, an entering wedge to my disappearing from sight for years and years in the Congo.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


I come now to tell you for what I am brought here to die, and to give you an account of my faith, which I shall do as in the sight of the living God before whom I am shortly to stand.
~By Donald Cargill ~


It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
~By Karl Marx ~


Each man is good in His sight. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.
~By Sitting Bull ~


Often, before returning home, I would take a long and roundabout way and pass by the peaceful ramparts from where I had glimpses of other provinces, and a sight of the distant country.
~By Pierre Loti ~


Our soldiers have done a valiant effort in fighting terrorism and bringing a semblance of law and order to the chaos in the region and it would be shortsighted to lay out a specific timetable to bring U.S. troops home prematurely before their mission is accomplished.
~By James T. Walsh ~


They might not need me; but they might. I'll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.
~By Hal Borland ~


Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
~By Alexander Pope ~


I was really glad to meet Jane Clark because it did give me an insight. I couldn't imagine what kind of woman she was. I was hugely impressed by her energy, straightforward nature and enthusiasm for life.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


Speed is often confused with insight. When I start running earlier than the others, I appear faster.
~By Johan Cruijff ~


Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
~By Leo Rosten ~


It is near thirty years since He made it sure; and since that time, though there has fallen out much sin, yet I was never out of an assurance of mine interest, nor long out of sight of His presence.
~By Donald Cargill ~


And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk.
~By Ray Stannard Baker ~


The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
~By Helen Keller ~


If we need to be reminded to love one another, then we have already lost sight of the very essence of our existence.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!
~By William Shakespeare ~


Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow - red, yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
~By Jesse Brown ~


Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


We pass now quickly from each other's sight; but I know full well that where beyond these passing scenes you shall be, there will be Heaven.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


And yet there are some magnificent things from Freud, profound insights into the nature of man.
~By Chaim Potok ~


Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I think that together the church has learned a lot, and as we know from our own oversight board, the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace.
~By Roger Mahony ~


Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end.
~By Tom Seaver ~


Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity lies in man's imagination, and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices. The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most means to satisfy his vagaries.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


When it came time to find employment, I set my sights on becoming an engineer at a home electronics manufacturer, a field that was closely related to my major at university.
~By Koichi Tanaka ~


When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of sight, so that we await his entrance with curiosity, and sometimes with anxiety.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


What we want is to make something that fills utterly the sight and can't be used to make life only bearable.
~By Sam Francis ~


It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes, and almost in the drawing of a breath, the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight.
~By Bram Stoker ~


Adherents of the new religious right reject the separation of politics and religion, but they bring no spiritual insights to politics.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The biggest disappointment has been seeing the number of people in this business with very shortsighted views.
~By Greg Ginn ~


I thought some of Mrs. White's material was prophetic. I felt some of her insights were extremely helpful and I regarded her as a sister in the Lord. I wasn't out to attack Ellen White's character.
~By Walter Martin ~


Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress.
~By Jay Inslee ~


I cannot, if I am in the field of glory, be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done, there Providence is sure to direct my steps.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


The last great delusion is soon to open before us. Antichrist is to perform his marvelous works in our sight So closely will the counterfeit resemble the true that it will be impossible to distinguish between them except by the Holy Scriptures.
~By Ellen G. White ~


If the arts are held up solely as a means of social insight, fantasy is denied the chance to be commonplace and reality the chance to be exotic.
~By Richard Eyre ~


The plan we developed to deal with al Qaeda depended on developing sources of human and technical intelligence that could give us insights into his plans at the tactical level. This is easy to say but hard to accomplish.
~By Cofer Black ~


Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith.
~By Paul Brunton ~


If the area were on or near the U.S. continental shelf, such data could well provide an enemy with strategically invaluable insights into undersea access routes that could be used to attack some of the millions of Americans who live on or near our coasts.
~By Frank Gaffney ~


To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight.
~By Jean Toomer ~

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