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The development of the telescope, together with increased knowledge of things, brought men to see that the earth is not what man had once thought it to be.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade.
~By Bono ~


I really love the karate thing I did on CHIPs. I studied with a trainer because I knew we'd do episodes that had karate.
~By Erik Estrada ~


There's nothing wrong or evil about having a bad day. There's everything wrong with making others have to have it... with you.
~By Neil Cavuto ~


A guy as great as Brett Favre has been for the length of time he's been, you would hope that he would be able to leave the game with a positive flavor in his mouth.
~By John Elway ~


While it is challenging working with a kid, because they're so of the moment all the time. My acting style is to try to take something from my life that the character can relate to and that I can relate the character to.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I've always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband.
~By Little Richard ~


The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.
~By Abbe Pierre ~


If the seams are showing, there is something wrong with the performance or the construction of the piece. This idea is completely at odds with our modern visual experience, because everything today is based on montage.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


I dealt with legal questions in the interest of Adolf Hitler and the NSDAP and its members during the difficult years of struggle for the victory of the Movement.
~By Hans Frank ~


Once again, stock markets have been threatened with extinction for almost 75 years, and I have found that stock markets are harder to kill than roaches.
~By Arthur Levitt ~


I think it's very good to have regrets, to learn how to live with them.
~By Keren Ann ~


I'm afraid we live at the mercy of a power, maybe a God, without mercy. And yet we find it, as I have, from others.
~By Philip Levine ~


She bowed her head, clasping her hands tightly before her upon the arm of his chair, for her heart yearned towards him, yet could not reach him, and it made her throat ache with unhappiness to meet that look of his that rested on her face without seeing it.
~By Georgette Heyer ~


People say you can't go out and eat with your players. I say why not.
~By Tommy Lasorda ~


The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


By keeping my hand in that, it's the way I keep learning. The main way you learn in medicine is by practicing and working with patients.
~By Andrew Weil ~


It's always obvious to me when someone is looking at me with an idea of who I am and hoping that that's the person I'm going to be. No matter how subtle it is, it's there, and you want to give them who they really want. But it ain't me.
~By Judith Guest ~


Chandler's the guy everybody thinks will do well with women, but he thinks too much and says the wrong thing.
~By Matthew Perry ~


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 ~


My buddies worked with me for weeks, and I went up to take my test, and started crying because I couldn't remember the words. I can remember songs. If you put it to a melody, I would have sung it to 'em in a minute.
~By Barry McGuire ~


By doing good with his money, a man, as it were, stamps the image of God upon it, and makes it pass, current for the merchandise of heaven.
~By John Rutledge ~


In an unconstitutional partnership with the state, the church can impose the most irresistible, if covert, controls conceivable.
~By Madalyn Murray O'Hair ~


Kevin and Annette... I wanted them to do it together. They clearly wanted to work with each other.
~By Sam Mendes ~


Unless you have a sense of values that's shared by people and turns them loose to do certain things on their own within those sets of values, the organization, whether a nation or corporation or citizen group, just doesn't work very well.
~By Alan Cranston ~


To some extent at that time, we injected rock and roll into that scene- we played loud and that was a huge turning point for that scene. We were involved in playing with all those people.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


You're not there to spread any particular- if you're Bob Marley you're there to spread a message, but very few people can do that effectively without shoving opinions down someone's throat.
~By Jon Fishman ~


The Italians always made good wine, but you had the impression they were friendly guys in straw hats running family vineyards with slaves or something so that the vino was never more than ten bucks a bottle.
~By Joe Bob Briggs ~


I grew up with no money. My kids will grow up with a lot of money and so it's really important to me, and it will always be a part of my parenting, to keep them conscientious and connected socially to other people.
~By Ryan Phillippe ~


In some of the countries where we operate, there is a tradition of corruption, in which the political elites work with business in the framework of unsavory relationships.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
~By Josh Billings ~


Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I struggle with it morally.
~By Charlize Theron ~


I think music has gone through a period of something very severe, rather radical, rather the way painting did with cubism.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive.
~By William Dunbar ~


Everyone needs to be proactive and know the various warning signs of cancer. Early detection and research to make detection easier at earlier stages, along with the treatments needs, is still a must. I salute all those winning the battle.
~By Dennis Franz ~


I just try not to subscribe to the ways of celebrity. I'm not a celebrity, I'm a working actor. A lot of the events - the parties and the premieres that people go to to get noticed - I'm just not into. I'll hang out with my friends, go see punk shows, read at home. At the same time, I have a production company, which is a lot of work.
~By Milo Ventimiglia ~


There are plenty of opportunities for common grounds that we need to explore and strengthen. The Hispanic community has a strong affinity for our relationship with Israel.
~By Robert Menendez ~


Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
~By William Collins ~


I personally believe that those who are leaders with political power over the world will be forced some day, sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


With my early work I got eviscerated by my male professors, and so you learned to disguise your impulses, as many women have done. And that's definitely changed.
~By Judy Chicago ~


Here we are to remember that in consequence of our opinion that labor is the Father and active principle of wealth, as lands are the Mother, that the state by killing, mutilating, or imprisoning their members do withal punish themselves.
~By William Petty ~


It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens.
~By Fran Drescher ~


I thoroughly enjoyed working on Enemy of the State. Tony Scott is an important director, and has an amazing ability to express himself, and he doesn't do it in musical terms , he does it in emotional terms. I got along really well with him.
~By Trevor Rabin ~


I came up with new leads for game stories by being observant and clever, by using the many gifts of the English language to intrigue and hook a reader.
~By Dick Schaap ~


About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


Whenever we witness art in a building, we are aware of an energy contained by it.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


I became so consumed with trying to live up to what the public expected that I lost myself. I don't know of anyone else who can say this.
~By Victoria Principal ~


In my writing with Extreme, there are heavy themes. The cover photo has me with a gun to my neck. I am not advocating suicide. I am taking the philosophy that man is the measure of his own fate.
~By Gary Cherone ~


The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao.
~By Steve Forbes ~


It's only a house when it's filled with people you love.
~By Andrea Thompson ~


Be fair with others, but then keep after them until they're fair with you.
~By Alan Alda ~


I'm so motivated to collaborate with people and help them realize the kind of collective vision.
~By Rachel Griffiths ~


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 ~


One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


There is something very basic to the sense of listening. The sense of hearing is the only one that operates totally from vibrations, without other physical or chemical reactions to receive the sensations.
~By Henry Reed ~


Be able to suffer wearing a necktie or slightly high heels for an entire evening without complaint or early removal.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


We are succeeding in Iraq. It's a tough struggle with setbacks, but we are succeeding.
~By Iyad Allawi ~


I think that we must come together progressively, with the British, the Germans, the Spanish, the Italians and with the new members of the European Union, we must make an effort to forge closer links.
~By Jean-Pierre Raffarin ~


And if strangers come to supper they shall be served with more according as they have need.
~By Robert Grosseteste ~


I only went to one Star Trek convention and that was in the late '80s. I hadn't gone to a convention before that. It was quite amusing, with the people dressed up and all of that.
~By Persis Khambatta ~


For most entertainers, there is a single experience, one defining moment, when confidence replaces the self-doubt that most of us wrestle with.
~By Charley Pride ~


Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


There's times when you're having dinner with a good friend and you're in the middle of a conversation and somebody comes up and cuts you off. Can you sign this? Can I take a picture with you? I'm adjusting to all the attention.
~By Verne Troyer ~


I was lucky enough to first meet Elvis at his house in Bel Air and he used to invite different artists, singers and musicians, to come and jam with him at his house.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


With me and basketball, it became part of me.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


If you're going to establish a certain level of unreality than you have to deal with it.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


I'm someone who believes the only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.
~By Dan Glickman ~


Contemplation of life after retirement and life after death can help you deal with contemporary challenges.
~By Russell M. Nelson ~


He can thread a needle with a well-turned phrase.
~By Don Hewitt ~


Most people have a passive relationship with music and clothes, with culture. But music was my first contact with anything creative. Music is it, as far as I'm concerned.
~By Martin Freeman ~


You know, Glen Campbell sang with the group right before I joined the group.
~By Bruce Johnston ~


We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer. The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he seems to dominate most interviews without being there.
~By Stephen Malkmus ~


I started working with Bob in 1965. We did go through a lot of changes from 65 to 74, a lot of changes. By 1974, everything had straightened itself out.
~By Rick Danko ~


Humans: become atheists each and all! God will nevertheless welcome you with all his heart!
~By Giovanni Papini ~


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


No, and I never, ever eat in between the meals. I control it well enough and with no pills, and I sleep seven hours a night. I go to bed. I fall asleep, and I wake up seven hours later, and this is the most important.
~By Karl Lagerfeld ~


My thoughts will be taken up with the future or the past, with what is to come or what has been. Of the present there is necessarily no image.
~By William Godwin ~


Well of course there's been a great deal of progress over the last 40 years. We don't have laws that segregate black people within the society any longer.
~By Angela Davis ~


I think with new president Chris Pook of CART, he is very active and strong.
~By Emerson Fittipaldi ~


With every song that I write, I compare it to the Beatles. The thing is, they only got there before me. If I'd been born at the same time as John Lennon, I'd have been up there.
~By Noel Gallagher ~


The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.
~By Alfred Austin ~


How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
~By Alan Watts ~


The President has once again failed us. Millions of Americans are at risk of going without the flu vaccine this year because the administration failed to act proactively to ensure an adequate supply. There is simply no excuse for this.
~By Jon Corzine ~


Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the individual, with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls.
~By Jacques Delors ~


In all my public and private acts as your president, I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters.
~By Sean Bean ~


What's gratifying about West Wing is that everybody told us that it couldn't be done - that the man or woman on the street didn't care about politics. But if you set things up correctly, people don't have a problem with it.
~By Rob Lowe ~


The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present.
~By Bill Watterson ~


He enters the port with a full sail.
~By Virgil ~


Whenever you want to marry someone, go have lunch with his ex-wife.
~By Shelley Winters ~


The standards of the international community manifest firmness. Iran has no need for long-range missiles or to collaborate with terrorist organizations all over the world.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


Presented with a song like Exit Music, It's impossible to know what to add without actually making it worse. How can you play along when It's already there?
~By Jonny Greenwood ~


Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it.
~By Olive Schreiner ~


Our privacy is starting to be invaded and we can't get anything done. I'm happy with the fundraising but upset we don't have time to talk and meet with people.
~By Terry Fox ~


The only line that's wrong in Shakespeare is 'holding a mirror up to nature.' You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art.
~By Montgomery Clift ~


I don't know if it's how I speak or what it is about me that presents that sort of label, but I don't know how many times I have to be out in public with a girlfriend to stop that from being said.
~By Jeff Garcia ~

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