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You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart.
~By Russell Baker ~


I enjoy the videos with the sound off, where you can look at the belly buttons and everything. Really some pretty girls, but I don't know about the music.
~By Merle Haggard ~


Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman's punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.
~By Helen Rowland ~


We've always been involved with America - I have a son who lives there and it's a big part of my life.
~By Colin Firth ~


Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


You don't have the judgment after you've had the drink. If something truly catastrophic had happened that evening, I don't know how I could have lived with myself. I feel like I've gotten a second chance.
~By Tracey Gold ~


When I was in high school, The Dave Matthews Band was a local band, and that was the first time I was starting to connect with a live band that was something that wasn't on the radio or TV.
~By Jason Mraz ~


Sometimes the only way to make palatable that which is appalling and apprehensive is to season it with some humor.
~By Terrence Howard ~


The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life.
~By Arthur Koestler ~


I've been using the Mac solely for years, and got very comfortable with it.
~By Jerry Goldsmith ~


The awareness of our environment came progressively in all countries with different outlets.
~By Jacques Yves Cousteau ~


But we're very much an American band and that's that. I think that's part of the appeal outside of this country and it might be part of the reason people turned away from us within this country, because familiarity breeds contempt.
~By Michael Stipe ~


The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
~By Charles Buxton ~


Participation is easily obtained with Latin chant.
~By Richard Morris ~


Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can't look at yourself and judge yourself.
~By Rod Steiger ~


A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.
~By Adrian Cronauer ~


When you are in a band for a number of years you loose your identity in a way. You become a part of that band and then all of a sudden you are not part of that band. You are still the band without the other two members.
~By Greg Lake ~


People who are good at film have a relationship with the camera.
~By Fiona Shaw ~


If we had known that one of those terrorist attacks was coming, could our government have electronically eavesdropped on the attackers without a warrant?
~By Pete du Pont ~


All human beings are interconnected, one with all other elements in creation.
~By Henry Reed ~


People make these comments all the time. They talk about this with their loved ones every day. People's feedings - tube feedings - are stopped across this country every day.
~By Michael Schiavo ~


We now open our mail with gloves and mask, though I can't imagine why anyone would target a literary agency!
~By Richard Curtis ~


Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.
~By Judith Viorst ~


We borrowed money, it helped us with bonds and what not, and the Federal Government backed it, but it was a guarantee, it was not a grant. And we not only paid it off, but we paid it off ahead of time.
~By David Dinkins ~


We were all hit with sticker shock: $87 billion is a huge number.
~By Zack Wamp ~


We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity.
~By Li Peng ~


It must be remembered that the Bush White House has a separate talent for character assassination that must not be confused with a talent for governance.
~By Richard Dreyfuss ~


But, if you observe children learning in their first few years of life, you can see that they can and do learn on their own - we leave them alone to crawl, walk, talk, and gain control over their bodies. It happens without much help from parents.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


Minds are like flowers. If you let it sit there without soaking anything up, it will dry up.
~By Ken Hill ~


Now the restaurants have begun to catch up with the wine-making; there are numerous great restaurants in Napa Valley, and it's wonderful because the people are there for just that: great food and great wine.
~By Thomas Keller ~


Let the machine take care of the machines, and I'll go spend more time with my family, or golf.
~By Mark Goddard ~


I don't know if you saw the parting of the Red Sea with the chariots on the horses, I did stuff like that.
~By Richard Farnsworth ~


You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it.
~By Leo Durocher ~


One should proceed with caution. We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
~By Leon Kass ~


I'm opposed to censorship of any kind, especially by government. But it's plain common sense that producers should target their product with some kind of sensitivity.
~By Lee Child ~


Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow afflicted.
~By Don DeLillo ~


I believe we are going to move into a situation where the more effective conferences will be smaller, more specialized, more focused, with occasional large gatherings to get the attention of the larger world.
~By Maurice Strong ~


A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Once I showed up at my sister's with a baby rabbit I had bought from some children because its ears were cold. I put the rabbit on a hot water bottle and massaged its ears for quite a while. After all, I knew that all healthy animals had warm ears.
~By Juliette G. Low ~


I'm a parent, and I try to take care of my health and keep my life in order. In the last few years I've really had to decide what's important to me, and it seems to me that my family and my health are top on the list. And those have nothing to do with show business.
~By Diana Ross ~


I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it. Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters. It's really not all lesbians any more.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


I discovered that the most interesting music of all was made by simply lining the loops in unison, and letting them slowly shift out of phase with other.
~By Steve Reich ~


I don't want my album coming out with a 'G' rating. Nobody would buy it.
~By Donny Osmond ~


I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with.
~By John Ratzenberger ~


That might have a lot to do with it, but you know, I probably don't show fear, but I suffer from fear like everyone else.
~By Steve Irwin ~


I went to high school, which was a good thing because I hadn't interacted with many people my age, and I didn't really have friends. I had a million acquaintances and no friends.
~By Macaulay Culkin ~


I shall omit former particulars, and begin with informing the Reader, that, in 1792, I was strangely visited, by day and night, concerning what was coming upon the whole earth.
~By Joanna Southcott ~


I now proceed to demonstrate that the Mexicans are wholly incapable of self-government, and that our liberties, our fortunes and our lives are insecure so long as we are connected with them.
~By William H. Wharton ~


With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


She had called in the debt that parents owe a child for bringing her, unasked, into a strange world. One should never make an offer without knowing full well what will happen if it is accepted.
~By David Brin ~


Therefore, if we are a Nation of laws and a Nation of immigrants, immigration should occur within a legal framework, not through the machinations of illegal schemes and scams that threaten our national security.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


If I was in a room with a bunch of skinheads talking about racism, then I would be disturbed, but after we finished a take, we were normal people again.
~By Edward Furlong ~


Although the French were very friendly and helpful. On one location we were to film at the top of the Eiffel Tower but we couldn't, as it was so misty with four inches of snow on the ground. We couldn't see a thing but we finally got it done.
~By Lalla Ward ~


The serious crimes by the Sudanese government and the government-supported militias must be met with serious consequences. We must work for tough international economic sanctions on the Sudanese government.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


The first job I had with the Smithsonian was as a field researcher among African American communities in Southwest Louisiana and Arkansas for the festival.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


Actually punching is a mistake; a heavy hitter will cut you with one shot.
~By Alexis Arguello ~


Communication is the key, and it's one thing I had to learn-to talk to the actors. I was so involved with the visual and technical aspects that I would forget about the actors.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


I was the only guy with any bit of anarchy left.
~By Sid Vicious ~


If you play jazz, then you play with your fingers. If you're playing rock, you use a pick. There's really no rhyme or reason to that other than that's just the way it has been.
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


When not much is happening and there seems to be nothing you can do to change that, you do wonder. But I am an actor, like it or not. I stuck with it and took what was offered.
~By Kathleen Quinlan ~


It's hard to decide if TV makes morons out of everyone, or if it mirrors Americans who really are morons to begin with.
~By Martin Mull ~


When I was 4 my mother got divorced and we were very close to each other. I always wanted to be with her. She took me everywhere. When she went for dinner with friends or when they had meetings at the tennis club, I was always there.
~By Martina Hingis ~


Everyone that ever met me has been in love with me.
~By Lawrence Tierney ~


The Romans held Britain from the invasion of Julius Caesar till their voluntary withdrawal from the island, A.D. 420,- that is, about five hundred years.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


It's always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't question it.
~By Miles Davis ~


My youth is escaping without giving me anything it owes me.
~By Ivy Compton-Burnett ~


What's real? What's not? That's what I do in my act, test how other people deal with reality.
~By Andy Kaufman ~


I took a private lesson, but it didn't really work out, so I went back to playing along with records. That's really the thing that got me into playing a lot - getting excited about playing along with my favorite bands like Zeppelin and Black Sabbath.
~By Chad Smith ~


The banalities of a great man pass for wit.
~By Alexander Chase ~


Touring is tough. You're almost in a haze because you don't really know where you are half the time: You're in a hotel room one moment, and the next thing you know, you're onstage performing for 60,000 people, then you're back on an airplane. It's very hectic and I couldn't do it without my family.
~By Vanessa Hudgens ~


With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


All I want is for people to listen to it with unbiased ears, and decide for themselves. I just don't want them to be dictated to by the media, or have preconceptions about it. If you like it, great. If you don't, fair enough.
~By Melanie Chisholm ~


When you're writing for newspapers you have all these parameters. You can't swear, you have to use short paragraphs, all that. If you stay within those parameters, you have lots of freedom because you're writing for the next day.
~By Chuck Klosterman ~


I engaged in an adult consensual affair with another man.
~By James McGreevey ~


What to do? We yanked the dress up over her lovely attributes and with the addition of a scarf, the problem was solved. Sorry, guys, blame that stuffy censor. He hated surprises.
~By Audrey Meadows ~


There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
~By Woody Allen ~


We wish to be citizens of the United States or citizens of Puerto Rico. In either case, with all the inherent rights of a natural sovereignty.
~By Jose de Diego ~


Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
~By Anais Nin ~


We were young, we were merry, we were very, very wise, And the door stood open at our feast, When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes, And a man with his back to the East.
~By Mary Elizabeth Coleridge ~


The diseases of the present have little in common with the diseases of the past save that we die of them.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
~By Richard Ernst ~


Because I was extremely uncomfortable talking about sex with him at all and particularly in such a graphic way, I told him that I did not want to talk about these subjects.
~By Anita Hill ~


I certainly wasn't happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can't earn, and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time; I mean joy.
~By Ursula K. LeGuin ~


I'll fly Away took place in the 50's and 60's in America's South, and there are a couple of scenes where me and my friends are supposed to be skinny dipping with these girls.
~By Jeremy London ~


I pestered the hell out of everybody I ran into until I could play the guitar well enough to write and sing with it.
~By Don Johnson ~


Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps, and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons.
~By Henry Timrod ~


With Dick Smith there, and the words of Peter Shaffer... they've got to be the most beautiful descriptions in music ever written on film or in literature. And we could hear the music accompanying the words... What more can you ask for?
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


The Pentagon can't even audit its own books. It doesn't even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they're spending.
~By Tom Coburn ~


We were disliked by the press in the early days because they couldn't put their finger on us, and that was the case with Zeppelin as well.
~By Freddie Mercury ~


Yes, and many times it's frustrating, because I'm simply part of the show, and I'm not in the creative end of it, who goes out with detectives and tries to find these things out.
~By Robert Stack ~


I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them.
~By Ernie Pyle ~


I do not want our children and grandchildren to live in a world where everyday they fear some regional strongman with weapons of mass destruction. We need to send a message to these future would-be bullies: you will not be allowed to threaten the world.
~By George Voinovich ~


Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don't cheat with it.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
~By Bill Gates ~


I don't want a player that's content with not playing... But we wanted to play the guys that got us here.
~By Don Shula ~


It's nice to feel the fans are behind you. You shouldn't concern yourself with things like that - but it does matter.
~By Dan Marino ~


You can't fake it when you're alone with God, you know.
~By Jim Bakker ~


Well, one thing that has happened is they have had a presidential election in Egypt which has represented progress. Now, we were not happy with everything that happened with the parliamentary elections, and it was not exactly a perfect presidential election in Egypt.
~By Roger Wicker ~

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September 28 ,2021
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