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They thought that I was a man with reasonable judgment, so I was never under pressure from my parents; I could do whatever I wanted. I never had a negative word from them, nothing whatsoever.
~By Shimon Peres ~


I never got away from the war. Not because I was obsessed with it in those years, but because it was the event of my generation and I started out covering it so I stayed with it.
~By Neil Sheehan ~


My manager was Buddy Glee, who put me together with Mike Curb, and was basically the idea to bring some soul to the label and bring something different to the label besides the Hank Williams situation.
~By Solomon Burke ~


I think we lost a great deal of sympathy and support with the way in which the crisis was handled, most importantly I think when we appeared to be grasping for too much at one time instead of identifying our priorities in a much more responsible fashion.
~By Billy Tauzin ~


I did a couple songs with this hip-hop guy named Tim Dark. He was working in the same studio I've been working in, he heard my music and he said, aw man, I've got to do something with you.
~By Alan Vega ~


Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


With American orchestras, in particular, because they play in such huge halls, getting a true pianissimo is very hard.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.
~By Yitzhak Shamir ~


It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art.
~By Margaret Oliphant ~


I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.
~By Edward Everett Hale ~


I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone.
~By Yousuf Karsh ~


I'm more into the Spawn toys. They're really cool. They're coming out with a Techno Spawn series and another series, The Dark Ages, which are really cool.
~By Jason Mewes ~


Charlie and I were never blessed with children.
~By Marge Schott ~


In my experience victims are more concerned with helping their families understand that they are still connected to them. In some rare experiences information comes through that helps understand what happened.
~By John Edward ~


Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.
~By Bette Davis ~


My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church, but I don't think you can call it schism.
~By Richard John Neuhaus ~


A room is like a stage. If you see it without lighting, it can be the coldest place in the world.
~By Paul Lynde ~


He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


We cannot build a viable state with a country that is disintegrating into small pieces.
~By Mahmoud Abbas ~


When I moved to Seattle, I was hanging out with kids who had done drugs, had sex a million times. I look at them now and realize their childhood was taken away.
~By Jeff Ament ~


I dare say that a majority of the American people think that having a fair hearing on an issue of importance in our relations with Mexico is extremely important to our national interest, as well as theirs.
~By William Weld ~


Gary Cooper was a good friend. He was a great nature lover. He was like an American Indian, he knew every leaf that was turned over. It was an education to go for a walk with him.
~By Richard Widmark ~


Yesterday I, along with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation of lawmakers, inspected the detention facilities at Guantanamo used to house individuals detained in the War on Terrorism.
~By Jim Ryun ~


Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.
~By Edward Dahlberg ~


Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


At this stage I am not involved with young adults as closely as many other writers. My children are grown up and my grandchildren are still quite young.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
~By Ogden Nash ~


We measure very carefully what the positives are and I think it is less than one tenth of one percent, so we are very pleased with the accuracy of our biometric checks and we continue to monitor that.
~By Asa Hutchinson ~


But the moment you use an ordinary camera, you are not seeing the picture, remember, meaning, you had to remember what you've taken. Now you could see it of course, with a digital thing, but remember in 1982 you couldn't.
~By David Hockney ~


To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man endeavors with his utmost care to hide his poverty from others, and his idleness from himself.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The women who inspired this play deserved to be smacked across the head with a meat ax and that, I flatter myself, is exactly what I smacked them with.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~


When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits.
~By Andrea Mitchell ~


Jazz is letting everybody do his or her thing with the music.
~By Percy Heath ~


We feel unsatisfied until we know ourselves akin even with that greatness which made the spots on which it rested hallowed; and until, by our own lives, and by converse with the thoughts they have bequeathed us, we feel that union and relationship of the spirit which we seek.
~By Jones Very ~


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 ~


We didn't sleep last week - we literally didn't sleep - because we've been so busy with the book.
~By Hansie Cronje ~


Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
~By Bob Marley ~


Within minutes of the attack, your Department of Public Safety mobilized its Operations Center, headed by a national expert on weapons of mass destruction.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


There's no way I can justify my salary level, but I'm learning to live with it.
~By Drew Carey ~


I'm in so many Charles Bronson films because no other actress will work with him.
~By Jill Ireland ~


I think the NBA will certainly survive without Michael Jordan.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


We have helped to organize the United Nations. We believe it will stop aggressor nations from starting wars. Because we believe it, we intend to support the United Nations organization with all the power and resources we possess.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


For example, the first time McDonald's put a deaf person in a commercial they saw a jump in sales. I think that happens with other kinds of disabilities and products and that is something that is being realized more and more.
~By Richard Masur ~


I think everybody has a bent, and the key is to follow that bent. So much human wastage comes from people who are doing things with their lives that they really aren't happy with.
~By J. Carter Brown ~


After learning the language and culture of the Chinese people, these Jesuits began to establish contacts with the young intellectuals of the country.
~By Hu Shih ~


Nothing can ever happen twice. In consequence, the sorry fact is that we arrive here improvised and leave without the chance to practice.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers.
~By Richard Holloway ~


So, thanks God, our films, our first films were suddenly being appreciated by the Western media; especially France was very good, and Switzerland was very good.
~By Milos Forman ~


Oh yeah - for sure - hardly a week doesn't go by when I don't hear something wonderful that someone has made in some low-budget situation, primarily with a view to selling a few hundred copies at their concerts.
~By David Knopfler ~


The first girl you go to bed with is always pretty.
~By Walter Matthau ~


Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
~By Robert Bresson ~


With any project there's one or two things that you really want to do and that's going to crack it.
~By Matthew Bourne ~


An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.
~By Emil Zatopek ~


The idea to do the album only on keyboards kind of happened by accident. I was quite happy with the sound and felt it really didn't need more instruments, so I didn't use them.
~By Gary Wright ~


I was blessed to work with The Jazz Messengers when the two piano players were Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


I try to keep in touch with the details... I also look at the product daily. That doesn't mean you interfere, but it's important occasionally to show the ability to be involved. It shows you understand what's happening.
~By Rupert Murdoch ~


We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to live by it becomes brutal and sterile. But we can die without it.
~By Max Lerner ~


I don't deal well with admiration if it's for something I haven't done. Other than exist.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


The more workers you have in your organization, the better you are implanted in the working class, the more likely you are to come up with the concrete problems of the class.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.
~By C. Wright Mills ~


If a pitcher sees you fiddling with the bat, he'll stall until your arms are tired before you even get a chance to hit.
~By Paul Waner ~


We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans, Democrats, business leaders, legislators.
~By Gray Davis ~


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 ~


If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.
~By James A. Michener ~


If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed by the defects of those with whom we associate.
~By Francois Fenelon ~


As a cop, I dealt with every kind of bum and criminal. They all have more integrity than some Hollywood people.
~By Joseph Wambaugh ~


I understand the worries of many - not only here in this auditorium -, and some have already written to me to say that technical progress has lowered the threshold that stops people from helping themselves to protected works without the slightest embarrassment.
~By Johannes Rau ~


I landed a job with Roger Corman. The job was to write the English dialogue for a Russian science fiction picture. I didn't speak any Russian. He didn't care whether I could understand what they were saying; he wanted me to make up dialogue.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.
~By Philip Pullman ~


Some people approach every problem with an open mouth.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


I do like to work with young directors because it's such a difficult business that I think after directors have been around a while sometimes, not always, but sometimes their passion gets siphoned off because they get hurt.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
~By John W. Gardner ~


This soul, or life within us, by no means agrees with the life outside us. If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks, she is always saying the very opposite to what other people say.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


And I have been able to give freedom and life which was acknowledged in the ecstasy of walking hand in hand across the most beautiful bridge of the world, the cables enclosing us and pulling us upward in such a dance as I have never walked and never can walk with another.
~By Hart Crane ~


I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


I think every little girl is fascinated with mermaids.
~By Joanna Noelle Levesque ~


Once in a while I get inspired and finish my act with the hillbilly hoedown.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


For fossils to thrive, certain favorable circumstances are required. First of all, of course, remnants of life have to be there. These then need to be washed over with water as soon as possible, so that the bones are covered with a layer of sediment.
~By Richard Leakey ~


Literature... is the union of suffering with the instinct for form.
~By Thomas Mann ~


The jargon of sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
~By Ezra Pound ~


We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression.
~By Dario Fo ~


Look up the definition of rejection in the dictionary, get really comfortable with it, and then maybe you can go into acting.
~By Loni Anderson ~


A stable Iraq at peace with its neighbors will remain elusive until we improve both the security and the economic environment in Iraq.
~By Tom Lantos ~


Second, there are two problems with respect to mobile homes in particular. One is we obviously don't want to put them in a flood plain, because if there's another flood, you're going to lose the mobile home.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live.
~By Sylvia Earle ~


There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
~By John Wooden ~


You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope!
~By Camille Claudel ~


When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, "Well, what do you need?"
~By Steven Wright ~


I indeed had only one scene, one speech, one little speech, but it was with Robin Williams.
~By Charles Keating ~


The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


I've come up with another formulation about style: that it's essentially a manifestation of a certain habitual set of limitations. It's what a composer does NOT do that defines a style.
~By James Tenney ~


I was never afraid of failure after that because, I think, coming that close to death you get kissed. With the years, the actual experience of course fades, but the flavor of it doesn't. I just had a real sense of what choice do I have but to live fully?
~By Debra Winger ~


When I see the cultural diversity that exists today, I feel that we must defend it, and we need Europe, because otherwise we are going to live in a society with a single model, the Anglo-American model.
~By Jean-Pierre Raffarin ~

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