Wit Quotes And Sayings

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The only difference between me and others is that they think they can change something with cute little poems, nice cards or embracing trees and being nice to little lapdogs.
~By Henry Rollins ~


I am very proud of what we have built in Spain, because it is not a traditional Formula 1 country. I think we have found passionate fans, and built up a strong culture for the sport - and things are improving every day, with more and more people getting interested.
~By Fernando Alonso ~


Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible.
~By Mark Hopkins ~


My grandfather was in a barbershop quartet and my grandmother was in a gospel quartet with her sisters.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


To be happy is to be able to become aware of oneself without fright.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing.
~By William Falconer ~


With my mask, I controlled all of the mouth movements with my own mouth.
~By Peter Mayhew ~


Every nation in every region now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.
~By George W. Bush ~


My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together.
~By Ann Druyan ~


But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


Generally, you are held to a sound and that becomes your sound. That gets branded as your sound, and all the copycats start with it because the labels are looking for that sound.
~By Randy Bachman ~


It has nothing to do with the emotional demands of a role; I've done comedies that are as draining to me as any drama.
~By Sean Penn ~


If we openly declare what is wrong with us, what is our deepest need, then perhaps the death and despair will by degrees disappear.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


If anything, there's a difference in working with color in England and the color in the US.
~By Jim Henson ~


With today's fast films, you can light the way your eye sees the scene. You can abuse the film and create subtleties in contrast with light and exposure, diffusion and filters. That's what makes it an art.
~By Conrad Hall ~


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


I like the dueling club scene, where Daniel and I fight with our wands. I thought it was a brilliant scene to shoot. I think the end product looked really good.
~By Tom Felton ~


Then, there was Greenpeace, I remember that when they first started out with the boats in the waters, and the guys in the boats between the whales and the boats that will hunting the whales with spear guns.
~By Rick Danko ~


Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


I think that the joke and the ghost story both have a similar set up in that you kind of set something up and pay it off with a laugh or a scare.
~By Simon Pegg ~


If for no other reason than the energy crisis now facing this country, the federal government should be eager to become partners with us in rebuilding our city.
~By Jane Byrne ~


While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see.
~By Dorothea Lange ~


Working with Julie Andrews is like getting hit over the head with a valentine.
~By Christopher Plummer ~


Well, your premise is correct, that we have to first guard against those who have an affiliation with terrorists and a connection, and so we have watch lists and systems that can make that connection.
~By Asa Hutchinson ~


It will be hard work. It's always hard work, and hard work from everybody within the team - technical director, mechanics, drivers, engineers - everyone in the team.
~By David Leslie ~


Nobody was playing the soprano saxophone and certainly nobody was trying to do anything with it. So I was all alone. I didn't know that at first.
~By Steve Lacy ~


You don't paddle against the current, you paddle with it. And if you get good at it, you throw away the oars.
~By Kris Kristofferson ~


My present work concerns the problems connected with the theory of elementary particles, the theory of gravitation and cosmology and I shall be glad if I can manage to make some contribution to these important branches of science.
~By Andrei Sakharov ~


I hadn't done much rapping in a while. I really wasn't sure I was going to do that any more. For a couple years I thought I was done with that. It wasn't really required of me.
~By Beck ~


There may be fairies at the bottom of the garden. There is no evidence for it, but you can't prove that there aren't any, so shouldn't we be agnostic with respect to fairies?
~By Richard Dawkins ~


I don't think my sense of humor has changed at all; I was born with this, for better or for worse.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


I believe scientists have a duty to share the excitement and pleasure of their work with the general public, and I enjoy the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way.
~By Antony Hewish ~


And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
~By Robert Frost ~


Joyce for all his devotion to his art, terrible in its austerity, was a lad born with a song on one side of him, a dance on the other; two gay guardian angels every human ought to have.
~By Sean O'Casey ~


Without the connotation good or bad, bin Laden's a great man in the sense that he's influenced the course of history.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


Oh, Mr Coward, sir - I could never have an affair with you, because you remind me of my father!
~By Kenneth More ~


Thru the auspices of the viewers who become - I think this is an import - in a democracy, become a working unit with law enforcement against the criminals.
~By Robert Stack ~


Once we're inside a tune, we can do anything with it.
~By Keith Jarrett ~


Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Well, to tell you the straight honest truth, it was like a Grateful Dead cover band. I didn't feel - and nothing against the guys - I didn't feel that they were opening up like they should. I'll tell you what, with guitar players, Steven has what I like in guitar players.
~By Bill Kreutzmann ~


There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine knowledge and to a divine mission. They are possessed with the sin of pride, they have yielded to the perennial temptation.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
~By Richard Bach ~


Unlicensed illegal immigrants drive on our roads and interstates without insurance, and there is little that our law enforcement officials can do to stop them.
~By Spencer Bachus ~


I provide the bricks and mortar with the words and situations - the director and the actors and the designers build the house.
~By Eric Bogosian ~


I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great.
~By Susan Boyle ~


We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility.
~By Kwame Nkrumah ~


On Mallrats, a lot of times they'd have to come find me. I'd be off hanging around. Looking around the stores, hanging out with people. So, he'd have to come find me.
~By Jason Mewes ~


If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
~By Herodotus ~


There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


All of the directors I've worked with I've gotten along with very well.
~By Trevor Rabin ~


You're in this constant state of flux and transition, as if you had jet lag all the time. The acting part of it is easy. It's all the other things that come with it that are a bit difficult.
~By Don Johnson ~


When it came to the music that we produced, I am pretty happy with what we did.
~By Dave Blood ~


I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.
~By Alan Greenspan ~


I've never returned to the locations. I do remember certain days more clearly than others and certain locations with a sense of nostalgia. Perhaps one day, I'll bring my daughter to see them, if she's interested.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


First of all, I would like to clear the air on one thing. Alison has slept with more men than Amanda; Sydney has slept with more men than Amanda; I think Matt has slept with more men than Amanda.
~By Heather Locklear ~


When I'm with my friends I'm funny, but I don't feel like I'm a funny clown.
~By Nora Dunn ~


If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety.
~By Josh Billings ~


The secret of living in peace with all people lies in the art of understanding each one by his own individuality.
~By Friedrich Ludwig Jahn ~


There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
~By George Eliot ~


If you hit a midget on the head with a stick, he turns into 40 gold coins.
~By Patton Oswalt ~


Words like feminism or democracy scare me. They are words with barnacles on them, and you can't see what's underneath.
~By William Collins ~


From the very first movie I ever made to the current time, there have been times between action and cut when I've sensed some kind of new dimension that I haven't been familiar with before.
~By Terence Stamp ~


Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
~By Confucius ~


Buzzwords and cliches - those are stock in trade. There's nothing wrong with them.
~By Michael Nesmith ~


America is a young country with an old mentality.
~By George Santayana ~


It is my goal to learn as much about the people I'm surrounded by. I am slowly widening who I am close with, and at the same time, growing further away from others.
~By Josh Schwartz ~


Wit is the most rascally, contemptible, beggarly thing on the face of the earth.
~By Arthur Murphy ~


In Hanover Park they highlighted the terrible plight of backyard dwellers and the fact that year after year nothing has been done to help you: the hope and despair you all live with every day.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


There was no television, so the radio provided you with everything.
~By Ruben Blades ~


I can pretty much get in touch with my evil side pretty easily.
~By Kelly Hu ~


President Johnson put destroyers in harm's way in the Tonkin Gulf not only once, but several times, with the, with a lot of his people hoping that it would lead to a confrontation and claiming that it had. And could have resulted in the lost of many lives in the course of it.
~By Daniel Ellsberg ~


I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue, to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end. I grew up with a lot of players who had very, very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them. And that's why I'm going to continue to fight.
~By Arnie Duncan ~


My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995, called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get, actually with Felicity Huffman. And then from that I did this film that was eventually called The Broken Giant later that fall. And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots.
~By Will Arnett ~


For the first time ever I was taking the family on the road. We stayed with my in-laws, which on life's list of experiences ranks right below sitting in a tub full of scissors.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


I always prefer the big laugh. That is always the objective, especially with a film like Scary Movie 2.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


I had some really dear friends who died from AIDS-one in particular. His family wasn't around and he didn't have many friends. I spent a lot of time with him in his later days.
~By Ed Harris ~


The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
~By Horace ~


Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


What I am interested in now is the landscape. Pictures without people. I wouldn't be surprised if eventually there are no people in my pictures. It is so emotional.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


Whoever places his trust into a system will soon be without a home. While you are building your third story, the two lower ones have already been dismantled.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


By far the greatest part of those goods which are the objects of desire, are procured by labour; and they may be multiplied, not in one country alone, but in many, almost without any assignable limit, if we are disposed to bestow the labour necessary to obtain them.
~By David Ricardo ~


You're just playing, playing, playing, and then an image or something will come into your mind, and basically you're just narrating it with music, letting it move along.
~By Edie Brickell ~


It would be wrong to assume that one must stay with a research programme until it has exhausted all its heuristic power, that one must not introduce a rival programme before everybody agrees that the point of degeneration has probably been reached.
~By Imre Lakatos ~


I would love to go back and help rebuild that country and help - you know, kind of like what's going on with Iraq right now. You know, they've got a new government in place. They're trying to rebuild the country. I would love for that to happen in Cuba also.
~By Rafael Palmeiro ~


A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
~By William Winwood Reade ~


A commercial society whose members are essentially ascetic and indifferent in social ritual has to be provided with blueprints and specifications for evoking the right tone for every occasion.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly.
~By Chuck Hagel ~


Excuse me for harrowing you with this picture of war. But I am very full of it at present.
~By Edward Wadsworth ~


I think that our cooperative conservation approaches get people to sit down and grapple with problem solving.
~By Gale Norton ~


Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The Arab League tells us to go in and take out Qaddafi. We've spent billions of dollars already with respect to the Arab League. Billions of dollars, because they told us to do it. Why aren't they paying for it? They don't like Qaddafi, Qaddafi's been a terrible thorn in their side.
~By Donald Trump ~


If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bull.
~By W. C. Fields ~


I feel like I just grabbed a big juicy worm with a right sharp hook in the middle of it.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an alternative to the draft that life may well be easier at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses, which if given occasional release would encourage the living of life with salt in it, in place of dust.
~By Henry S. Haskins ~


I can look at the future with anticipation. And it's comforting to know that someday, as Christians, we'll be able to look back and have a little more clarity on why certain things in life happened.
~By Amy Grant ~


It's really comforting for me and Jeff, at least, that after 12 years we finally feel we've reached a place where we can be more honest, real and loving with each other. And we're finally in a band that we know is good, and deserves the credit it's getting.
~By Stone Gossard ~


We hope and we've made clear that the forces need to come out. It needs to be full and complete withdrawal. Our position is it needs to be done as soon as possible so that the elections can be free, fair and free of outside influence.
~By Stephen Hadley ~


The foundation of our religion is a basis of fact - the fact of the birth, ministry, miracles, death, resurrection by the Evangelists as having actually occurred, within their own personal knowledge.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~

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