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180000 famous quotes part 100 – 99001 to 100000

99001. The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions. – Claude Levi-Strauss

99002. The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions. – Claude Levi-Strauss

99003. The world began without man, and it will complete itself without him. – Claude Levi-Strauss

99004. One way for investors to protect themselves from a rapid change in the price of a stock is to use a limit order rather than a market order. – Arthur Levitt

99005. What must occur is a greater recognition by investors of their individual responsibility. – Arthur Levitt

99006. Promoting the interaction of orders remains one of the most difficult, but crucially important, challenges we face concerning our national market system. – Arthur Levitt

99007. Over the past two decades, we have clearly seen an erosion of ethical values. – Arthur Levitt

99008. Our role is to maintain and monitor a framework in which fair competition can flourish. – Arthur Levitt

99009. Our purpose, as we face these challenges, remains clear – fair and orderly markets that allow for efficient capital formation, while protecting the interests of investors. – Arthur Levitt

99010. Our markets have not achieved their great successes as a result of government fiat, but rather through efforts of competing interests working to meet the demands of investors and to fulfill the promises posed by advancing technology. – Arthur Levitt

99011. The tension between centrality, on the one hand, and competition, on the other, is probably the oldest of all market structure issues. – Arthur Levitt

99012. 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. – Arthur Levitt

99013. It is incumbent on us to facilitate the development of a market structure that best assures that these changes benefit the U.S. securities markets as a whole. – Arthur Levitt

99014. Investors should start with a view of skepticism. They should become intellectual investors rather than emotional investors. They should be careful, and they should be skeptical. – Arthur Levitt

99015. I think we have got to start thinking about banding together in terms of interested groups. – Arthur Levitt

99016. I think that the failures of Enron and WorldCom and other companies are partially failures of investors to recognize companies that are selling for a thousand times nothing, but chances are they may be worth only that. – Arthur Levitt

99017. Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you’re marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you. – Arthur Levitt

99018. Although the Internet makes it seem as if you have a direct connection to the securities market, you don’t. Lines may clog; systems may break; orders may back-up. – Arthur Levitt

99019. Today, the forces of competition, technology, and globalization have converged to spur innovation and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry. – Arthur Levitt

99020. Another misconception is that an order is canceled when you hit ‘cancel’ on your computer. But, the fact is it’s canceled only when the market gets the cancellation. – Arthur Levitt

99021. A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood. – Amy Levy

99022. We are no more content to plod along the beaten paths – and so marriage must go the way of God. – Amy Levy

99023. At the end of the day, the numbers that we’re hearing are not going to be totally correct or not correct at all. – Eugene Levy

99024. I am the common man. I’m polite, I love my family and I play by the rules. And sometimes I get pushed around. That’s my lifestyle, and that’s what I try to bring to characters. – Eugene Levy

99025. I don’t believe I’ve ever played a hip dude. I don’t think I would have the wherewithal to do that. – Eugene Levy

99026. I think I’m the only actor in the history of film who got to slap Sam Jackson on the face and butt and lived to tell about it. – Eugene Levy

99027. In ten minutes, I’m thinking, ‘OK, you know what? I love these guys. They’re really smart, they’re really good, they’ve got a good sense of comedy, under their guidance, I think maybe this could come out OK.’ But I didn’t like the part. – Eugene Levy

99028. The greatest thing about doing this movie was that Chris and I both were involved in folk music in the ’60s. I had a group, but I don’t think it was at the same level as Chris, because he’s an amazing musician. – Eugene Levy

99029. This was more of a cartoonish thing for me and it kind of took me back to SCTV, in a way, where the characters are just a little broader and you can have that kind of fun going a little over the edge. – Eugene Levy

99030. We went through all the scenes and they became kind of funny and they expanded a little bit and because it seemed to be working so well in the movie, they added a couple of things later on in the movie and that’s how it turned out. – Eugene Levy

99031. The age factor means nothing to me. I’m old enough to know my limitations and I’m young enough to exceed them. – Marv Levy

99032. When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. – Marv Levy

99033. I think that the most beautiful thing lately hasn’t been in hardware or software per se but collaboration – the idea behind Napster, which uses the distributed power of the Internet as its engine. – Steven Levy

99034. We were promised a society of philosophers. But the Blogosphere is looking more and more like a nation of ankle-biters. – Steven Levy

99035. There has never been an unexpectedly short debugging period in the history of computers. – Steven Levy

99036. The fact that biological, or “natural” rules might help in the creation of a computer generated work of art is interesting, but even a wonderful work of art made in this fashion isn’t the same as a person, with all his or her experiences and emotions involved, making art. – Steven Levy

99037. Computer technology is so built into our lives that it’s part of the surround of every artist. – Steven Levy

99038. The world is poised on the cusp of an economic and cultural shift as dramatic as that of the Industrial Revolution. – Steven Levy

99039. Sincerity is moral truth. – George Henry Lewes

99040. Murder, like talent, seems occasionally to run in families. – George Henry Lewes

99041. No man was ever eloquent by trying to be eloquent, but only by being so. – George Henry Lewes

99042. Ordinary men live among marvels and feel no wonder, grow familiar with objects and learn nothing new about them. – George Henry Lewes

99043. Personal experience is the basis of all real Literature. – George Henry Lewes

99044. When a man fails to see the truth of certain generally accepted views, there is no law compelling him to provoke animosity by announcing his dissent. – George Henry Lewes

99045. Science is not addressed to poets. – George Henry Lewes

99046. Science is the systematic classification of experience. – George Henry Lewes

99047. Sincerity is not only effective and honourable, it is also much less difficult than is commonly supposed. – George Henry Lewes

99048. Speak for yourself and from yourself, or be silent. – George Henry Lewes

99049. The delusions of self-love cannot be prevented, but intellectual misconceptions as to the means of achieving success may be corrected. – George Henry Lewes

99050. The object of Literature is to instruct, to animate, or to amuse. – George Henry Lewes

99051. The only cure for grief is action. – George Henry Lewes

99052. The public can only be really moved by what is genuine. – George Henry Lewes

99053. The superiority of one mind over another depends on the rapidity with which experiences are thus organised. – George Henry Lewes

99054. Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed. – George Henry Lewes

99055. We must never assume that which is incapable of proof. – George Henry Lewes

99056. Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism. – George Henry Lewes

99057. The true function of philosophy is to educate us in the principles of reasoning and not to put an end to further reasoning by the introduction of fixed conclusions. – George Henry Lewes

99058. All great authors are seers. – George Henry Lewes

99059. Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination. – George Henry Lewes

99060. Literature is at once the cause and the effect of social progress. – George Henry Lewes

99061. A man may be variously accomplished, and yet be a feeble poet. – George Henry Lewes

99062. All good Literature rests primarily on insight. – George Henry Lewes

99063. As all Art depends on Vision, so the different kinds of Art depend on the different ways in which minds look at things. – George Henry Lewes

99064. Books have become our dearest companions, yielding exquisite delights and inspiring lofty aims. – George Henry Lewes

99065. Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art. – George Henry Lewes

99066. Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful; if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving. – George Henry Lewes

99067. Genius is rarely able to give any account of its own processes. – George Henry Lewes

99068. Good writers are of necessity rare. – George Henry Lewes

99069. Language, after all, is only the use of symbols, and Art also can only affect us through symbols. – George Henry Lewes

99070. Imagination is not the exclusive appanage of artists, but belongs in varying degrees to all men. – George Henry Lewes

99071. In all sincere speech there is power, not necessarily great power, but as much as the speaker is capable of. – George Henry Lewes

99072. In complex trains of thought signs are indispensable. – George Henry Lewes

99073. Insight is the first condition of Art. – George Henry Lewes

99074. Literature delivers tidings of the world within and the world without. – George Henry Lewes

99075. All bad Literature rests upon imperfect insight, or upon imitation, which may be defined as seeing at second-hand. – George Henry Lewes

99076. Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength. – George Henry Lewes

99077. It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art, executed solely with a view to effect, does succeed by deceiving the public. – George Henry Lewes

99078. If you feel yourself to be above the mass, speak so as to raise the mass to the height of your argument. – George Henry Lewes

99079. If you want to truly understand something, try to change it. – Kurt Lewin

99080. A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration. – Kurt Lewin

99081. I mean, there was a portion, of course, that I think, when I look back now, that there was a portion of what attracted me must have been the awe of him being a powerful man in this environment, not to take away from who he is as a real person. – Monica Lewinsky

99082. And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened. – Monica Lewinsky

99083. This was a mutual relationship, mutual on all levels, right from the way it started and all the way through. I don’t accept that he had to completely desecrate my character. – Monica Lewinsky

99084. So I think it’s – what was important to me is that I found that I can’t change the fact that people already have made an opinion about me. But I don’t think that should stop me from trying to correct some of the misperceptions that are out there. – Monica Lewinsky

99085. It was that chemistry. And was the fact that he was president part of that chemistry? I don’t know. Maybe. Probably. But it was – I was there because there was chemistry. I wasn’t there because, oh, this is the president. – Monica Lewinsky

99086. It was a mutual relationship. – Monica Lewinsky

99087. I’ve been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it. – Monica Lewinsky

99088. I’m an incredibly lucky girl. For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly, I am still incredibly lucky. – Monica Lewinsky

99089. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past. – Monica Lewinsky

99090. I was worried about my mom more than I was worried about the president. And then I was worried about the president, and then I was worried about myself. – Monica Lewinsky

99091. I was enamored with him. And I was excited. And I was enjoying it. – Monica Lewinsky

99092. I voted Republican this year; the Democrats left a bad taste in my mouth. – Monica Lewinsky

99093. So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn’t gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job. – Monica Lewinsky

99094. I mean, I felt terrible. And in the beginning, I mean, I was completely devastated. I mean, can you imagine the kind of guilt that you would feel, and the responsibility? – Monica Lewinsky

99095. I know I will never have an affair with a married man again. – Monica Lewinsky

99096. I have spent the past several years working so hard to just move on, and to try and build a life for myself. – Monica Lewinsky

99097. I did though at least expect him to correct the false statements he made when he was trying to protect the Presidency. Instead, he talked about it as though I had laid it all out there for the taking. I was the buffet and he just couldn’t resist the dessert. – Monica Lewinsky

99098. I chose to not wear a wire and tape people. I chose to not get immunity until – were accepted, whatever – until the independent counsel’s office was comfortable with what I said was the truth. – Monica Lewinsky

99099. I certainly know that this relationship could not have continued the way it did, when I was at the Pentagon and the president was obviously at the White House, without Betty. – Monica Lewinsky

99100. He ended it. He just said he didn’t – he – well, what he said was that he didn’t feel it was right, and you know, I mean that’s – because he ended it, he’d probably have to be the one to answer that. – Monica Lewinsky

99101. He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn’t. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied. – Monica Lewinsky

99102. Getting and keeping my immunity became very important to me. For I needed to take care of myself and my family. No one else was worried about me. – Monica Lewinsky

99103. But, clearly to me, what I’ve come to see is that that happened because I didn’t have enough feelings of self-worth. So that I didn’t feel that… I was worthy of being number one to a man. – Monica Lewinsky

99104. And understandably so, that when you’re in legal jeopardy, you really cannot put yourself in a position to open yourself up to the media. – Monica Lewinsky

99105. When I think of the person that I thought was Bill Clinton, I think he had genuine remorse. When I think of the person that I now see is 100 percent politician, I think he’s sorry he got caught. – Monica Lewinsky

99106. At one point, I actually, ironically, thought I might go into criminology and work with the FBI. – Monica Lewinsky

99107. Well, for me, really, I think it was I wanted to try and clear up some of the misperceptions that were out there and fill in some of the historical gaps. – Monica Lewinsky

99108. Well, it was actually – I brought the idea of doing a documentary to HBO back in 2000, when there were some press reports sort of were bandied about that there were going to TV movies based on some of the books that were out. – Monica Lewinsky

99109. I went to all the Love-Ins. I took my kids. I enjoyed myself. – Al Lewis

99110. What motivated me? My mother. My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman, struggled all her life, worked in the garment center. – Al Lewis

99111. Understood what the struggle was about. My mother. Couldn’t read or write, but she had more sense than many a graduate from Harvard. – Al Lewis

99112. There’s more to anybody. Just because you haven’t noticed it, that’s your problem, that’s not mine. – Al Lewis

99113. The United States, per capita, at a certain period in its history, had the most junkies of any country ever in the world – right after the Civil War. The most brutal war, the greatest amount of casualties that America’s ever had. – Al Lewis

99114. The struggle goes on. The victory is in the struggle, for me. And I accepted that a long time ago. – Al Lewis

99115. The ruling class is smarter than you, and they’re more creative. And if you forget that lesson, you go down the drain. Because if they weren’t, they wouldn’t be around as long as they have been and as strong as they have been. – Al Lewis

99116. Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal – they can both sleep under the bridge. Right? Do they have a right? You’re damn right they have a right! – Al Lewis

99117. My secret for success? I don’t know what the hell success means. – Al Lewis

99118. I’ve been in the struggle over seventy years – it doesn’t bother me I may not win. – Al Lewis

99119. I’m for everyone having the opportunity to accept a $150,000 bribe. – Al Lewis

99120. I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco Workers Union down in North Carolina. – Al Lewis

99121. I think people need housing. And there’s empty buildings, I think people should live in there. If you want to call them squatters, trespassers, hey, I call Wall Street thieves! – Al Lewis

99122. I probably worked every single entertainment medium, including some that don’t exist. I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show, I worked 18 years of radio. – Al Lewis

99123. I prefer that for my own satisfaction over radio, there’s no audience. TV, there’s no audience. I need the response of the audience, even if it’s a silent response. – Al Lewis

99124. I know who I am. I don’t have to brag. I know what I contributed. I know what I did. You think you can do it better? Hey, go right ahead. The stage is yours. – Al Lewis

99125. I have an old brain but a terrific memory. – Al Lewis

99126. Every Friday I used to have about fifty, sixty kids who would wait for me on Sunset Boulevard and I’d take them all to dinner. All runaways. – Al Lewis

99127. But find something that you absolutely love doing. And then get to love the way you do it. That’s the uniqueness of all of us. That’s it. – Al Lewis

99128. As long as you gave it your best shot, even if in the opinion of others “you failed,” you didn’t fail. – Al Lewis

99129. America gets the politicians they deserve. That’s it. And you keep struggling. – Al Lewis

99130. I’m more important to me than any body you can mention. Do you know that? – Al Lewis

99131. If at first you don’t succeed, get a bigger hammer. – Alan Lewis

99132. Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. – C. Day Lewis

99133. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand. – C. Day Lewis

99134. First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. – C. Day Lewis

99135. No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster? – C. Day Lewis

99136. Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see. – C. S. Lewis

99137. Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature. – C. S. Lewis

99138. No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. – C. S. Lewis

99139. Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours. – C. S. Lewis

99140. Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. – C. S. Lewis

99141. Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery’s shadow or reflection: the fact that you don’t merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief. – C. S. Lewis

99142. Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning. – C. S. Lewis

99143. Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ. – C. S. Lewis

99144. Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey ‘people.’ People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war… Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest. – C. S. Lewis

99145. The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. – C. S. Lewis

99146. The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil. – C. S. Lewis

99147. You don’t have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. – C. S. Lewis

99148. You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. – C. S. Lewis

99149. The safest road to hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. – C. S. Lewis

99150. Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn. – C. S. Lewis

99151. The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. – C. S. Lewis

99152. There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, “Thy will be done,” and those to whom God says, “All right, then, have it your way.” – C. S. Lewis

99153. There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them. – C. S. Lewis

99154. Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult. – C. S. Lewis

99155. This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. – C. S. Lewis

99156. We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive. – C. S. Lewis

99157. We are what we believe we are. – C. S. Lewis

99158. What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. – C. S. Lewis

99159. What we call Man’s power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument. – C. S. Lewis

99160. With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere. – C. S. Lewis

99161. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – C. S. Lewis

99162. Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time. – C. S. Lewis

99163. The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not. – C. S. Lewis

99164. Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. – C. S. Lewis

99165. 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. – C. S. Lewis

99166. A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell. – C. S. Lewis

99167. A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride. – C. S. Lewis

99168. A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. – C. S. Lewis

99169. Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. – C. S. Lewis

99170. Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. – C. S. Lewis

99171. An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason. – C. S. Lewis

99172. Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. – C. S. Lewis

99173. Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. – C. S. Lewis

99174. Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. – C. S. Lewis

99175. Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say “infinitely” when you mean “very”; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite. – C. S. Lewis

99176. Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. – C. S. Lewis

99177. Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. – C. S. Lewis

99178. Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it. – C. S. Lewis

99179. Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become. – C. S. Lewis

99180. God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. – C. S. Lewis

99181. Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. – C. S. Lewis

99182. How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete. – C. S. Lewis

99183. Humans are amphibians – half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time. – C. S. Lewis

99184. I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. – C. S. Lewis

99185. I gave in, and admitted that God was God. – C. S. Lewis

99186. I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy. – C. S. Lewis

99187. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning. – C. S. Lewis

99188. If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons. – C. S. Lewis

99189. If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair. – C. S. Lewis

99190. If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this. – C. S. Lewis

99191. It’s so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one. – C. S. Lewis

99192. Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities. – C. S. Lewis

99193. Let’s pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere. – C. S. Lewis

99194. Life is about timing. – Carl Lewis

99195. Scientists have proven that it’s impossible to long-jump 30 feet, but I don’t listen to that kind of talk. Thoughts like that have a way of sinking into your feet. – Carl Lewis

99196. The trials on the road to world harmony are no greater than the courage of those who accept the challenge. – Carl Lewis

99197. The whole thing of weight, I guess it’s because there is a wider fascination we all have with weight. – Daniel Day Lewis

99198. I was a savage for so many years of my life. There was some seed of determination in me that I was not conscious of. I was mostly consciously getting into trouble and drunk. – Daniel Day Lewis

99199. I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime. – Daniel Day Lewis

99200. I’m very often still very much alive for that other being and that other world long after the film is finished. – Daniel Day Lewis

99201. If people take an interest in you and they think there’s half a chance, they might hang on. It’s dreadful. – Daniel Day Lewis

99202. Making a film, setting it up and getting it cast and getting it together, is not an easy thing. – Daniel Day Lewis

99203. Many years ago, I really didn’t know where the next work was coming from. – Daniel Day Lewis

99204. I think some actors thrive on working at a much greater pace than I do. – Daniel Day Lewis

99205. The last time I was on a small set would’ve been probably My Left Foot. – Daniel Day Lewis

99206. When I’ve gone back to work, it’s always with that sense of inevitability. That may be a complete delusion, but it’s the one that I need to get out of bed and go about my business. That sense that I can’t avoid this thing. I better just get on with it. – Daniel Day Lewis

99207. There must’ve been some part of me that wanted to make my mark. But there was never a defining moment. – Daniel Day Lewis

99208. There’s nothing worse than finding yourself in a situation, a very demanding piece of work, and knowing that you’re not a true ally to the person who’s in charge of all that. – Daniel Day Lewis

99209. You can never fully put your finger on the reason why you’re suddenly, inexplicably compelled to explore one life as opposed to another. – Daniel Day Lewis

99210. My curiosity sustains me for the period of the shoot. – Daniel Day Lewis

99211. How people are around a director, it really does affect everything, every detail of the life of the movie. – Daniel Day Lewis

99212. I think I have a strange relationship with time. I’m not really aware of that time passing. I don’t feel that I’m wasteful with time. But I’m not aware of it passing. – Daniel Day Lewis

99213. Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation. – Daniel Day Lewis

99214. Everybody has to know for themselves what they’re capable of. – Daniel Day Lewis

99215. I don’t know what impression you might have of the way I live. I live in a quiet place. I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did. – Daniel Day Lewis

99216. I feel less often compelled to do the work than I was in the past. – Daniel Day Lewis

99217. I find it easier to work when it’s quiet. – Daniel Day Lewis

99218. I hate wasting people’s time. – Daniel Day Lewis

99219. I made the film in spite of Harvey, not because of Harvey. – Daniel Day Lewis

99220. I see a lot of movies. I love films as a spectator, and that’s never obscured by the part of me that does the work myself. I just love going to the movies. – Daniel Day Lewis

99221. I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion, so it’s no problem for me to believe that I’m somebody else. – Daniel Day Lewis

99222. I suppose the place where I live is fairly remote, it would seem remote to some people. – Daniel Day Lewis

99223. At a certain age it just became apparent to me that this was probably the work that I would have to do. – Daniel Day Lewis

99224. Saying sulfates do not cause acid rain is the same as saying that smoking does not cause lung cancer. – Drew Lewis

99225. I know what kind of person he is so they can say whatever they want. – Emmanuel Lewis

99226. Michael is not only my friend, he’s my family. – Emmanuel Lewis

99227. We said, OK. We’ll – as long as you take good care of us. And so it was a lot of fun. There was a lot of ups and downs throughout the whole period of time. And it’s a very unique experience. – Emmanuel Lewis

99228. Many, many, many small moves of many kinds can bring a way to manage change. The theory can come later. – Flora Lewis

99229. Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things. – Flora Lewis

99230. We have learned how to do a lot of things. We must try to relearn why. – Flora Lewis

99231. Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn’t alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere. – Flora Lewis

99232. I consider that there are different degrees of civilization and there are many different ways of expressing it. But one is civilized or is not. – Flora Lewis

99233. Since hydrogen is a constituent of most of our electrolytic solvents, the definition of an acid or base as a substance which gives up or takes up hydrogen ion would be more general than the one we used before, but it would not be universal. – Gilbert Newton Lewis

99234. We frequently define an acid or a base as a substance whose aqueous solution gives, respectively, a higher concentration of hydrogen ion or of hydroxide ion than that furnished by pure water. This is a very one sided definition. – Gilbert Newton Lewis

99235. We may say that a basic substance is one which has a lone pair of electrons which may be used to complete the stable group of another atom, and that an acid is one which can employ a lone pair from another molecule in completing the stable group of one of its own atoms. – Gilbert Newton Lewis

99236. I was knocked out by the show, Chicago. – Huey Lewis

99237. We had several hits in the States but probably only one big one in Europe. The crowds are smaller. – Huey Lewis

99238. Our first record, ‘Huey Lewis And The News’, was seen by no one – it sold 25 copies. – Huey Lewis

99239. I may be the most recognizable name in the cast, but I can guarantee that I am not the most talented. – Huey Lewis

99240. I don’t tap dance, and I don’t think you can learn to tap dance in three weeks at my ripe old age. – Huey Lewis

99241. I am deluded enough to think I can bring something to the table. – Huey Lewis

99242. Film is a lark to me – thank God I don’t have to make a living from it. – Huey Lewis

99243. I know my choices will be creative so long as I follow my heart. – Huey Lewis

99244. Today, it’s very tempting to create songs by cutting and pasting in the studio. – Huey Lewis

99245. Watching Bo Jackson, seeing his size, his speed, a lot of his abilities, really drove me. – Jamal Lewis

99246. I like to hit it downhill, that’s the way I was taught to run. – Jamal Lewis

99247. I never did have a team that I watched in my younger days. – Jamal Lewis

99248. I really liked watching Bo Jackson run just because of his size and his speed. – Jamal Lewis

99249. I don’t watch that much football… I really like to play it. – Jamal Lewis

99250. If I’m going east and west, nothing’s happening. – Jamal Lewis

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99251. That’s what we really mean by being feared on the football field. And not actually the player that fears him, it’s the offensive coordinator that fears him or the running backs coach. – Jamal Lewis

99252. When your name is out there like that, guys are going to want to see what you’re about. – Jamal Lewis

99253. I hope we can build our offense and go out there and win games. – Jamal Lewis

99254. A team is a team. – Jamal Lewis

99255. Luckily, I have the good fortune of being on the same team as Ray Lewis. I don’t have to face him on Sunday. – Jamal Lewis

99256. As far as a guy like Ray Lewis is concerned, you know he’s going to be around the ball all the time. – Jamal Lewis

99257. I also wanted to play with Peyton Manning because I thought he could teach me a lot, and he did. – Jamal Lewis

99258. I chose Tennessee because I thought they’d give me an opportunity to play. – Jamal Lewis

99259. As long as I can stay north or south, I’m gaining yards. – Jamal Lewis

99260. It’s important to e alive in those moment, especially when you’re doing something you love to do. – Jenifer Lewis

99261. I still go to a salon where a gal does my hair, and I don’t know if it’s because I’m a celebrity but by the time I leave there, we are eating chicken and talking and screaming. – Jenifer Lewis

99262. I want to co-produce again. – Jenifer Lewis

99263. I’m in the moment. I’m always in the moment of life. – Jenifer Lewis

99264. I’ve been burn when it comes to my hair that it ain’t no joke. – Jenifer Lewis

99265. If you can find something you love, go for it everyday of your life, and it would be really good to you. – Jenifer Lewis

99266. If you just want to be a star, go away. – Jenifer Lewis

99267. But a true diva has dismissed that drama. A true diva’s heart is open, and she’s ready to play by her own rules – rules that are gentle and kind. – Jenifer Lewis

99268. Saturday night is when my hair would be fixed up and that was my memory. – Jenifer Lewis

99269. Sometimes I think I take on a lot of work but that’s me. – Jenifer Lewis

99270. We didn’t have a beauty shop as I grew up. – Jenifer Lewis

99271. What if Whitney was at her top, and we brought in a name like Whitney Houston, it would sell. – Jenifer Lewis

99272. Whoopi and I have been friends ever since she claimed she couldn’t sing on the set of Sister Act. – Jenifer Lewis

99273. You are a black goddess when you come out the salon. – Jenifer Lewis

99274. You have to be a star to be in this business. – Jenifer Lewis

99275. You never know when you start a project just how good it can be. – Jenifer Lewis

99276. You think you can go into all those auditions not knowing who you are? The work came after I found my sense of self – when I wasn’t so manic and desperate. – Jenifer Lewis

99277. If you don’t love it, don’t touch it. – Jenifer Lewis

99278. I had not starred in an independent film and it’s about a woman who owned a hair salon. – Jenifer Lewis

99279. Apart from being Jennifer Lewis. The name pulls people in. – Jenifer Lewis

99280. America has a relationship with Bobby and Whitney. – Jenifer Lewis

99281. A diva is someone who pretends to know who she is and looks fabulous doing it. – Jenifer Lewis

99282. I don’t have any beauty shop memories. I remember the barber shop. – Jenifer Lewis

99283. Other people – they practice and they practice… these fingers of mine, they got brains in ’em. You don’t tell them what to do – they do it. God given talent. – Jerry Lee Lewis

99284. Either be hot or cold. If you are lukewarm, the Lord will spew you forth from His mouth. – Jerry Lee Lewis

99285. When they look back on me I want ’em to remember me not for all my wives, although I’ve had a few, and certainly not for any mansions or high livin’ money I made and spent. I want ’em to remember me simply for my music. – Jerry Lee Lewis

99286. You’ve got to walk and talk with God to go to heaven… I have the devil in me! If I didn’t have, I’d be Christian! – Jerry Lee Lewis

99287. If I’m going to Hell, I’m going there playing the piano. – Jerry Lee Lewis

99288. Hippies? Why, I’m the original. – Jerry Lee Lewis

99289. I’m a rompin’, stompin’, piano playing son of a bitch. A mean son of a bitch. – Jerry Lee Lewis

99290. Y’know, there’s nothin’ like tearing up a good club now and then. – Jerry Lee Lewis

99291. I’ve had great success being a total idiot. – Jerry Lewis

99292. I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope. – Jerry Lewis

99293. I get paid for what most kids get punished for. – Jerry Lewis

99294. People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius. – Jerry Lewis

99295. Pity? You don’t want to be pitied because you’re a cripple in a wheelchair? Stay in your house! – Jerry Lewis

99296. We’re leaving the House to people who either were born with a silver spoon in their mouth… or couldn’t get better jobs in the first place. – Jerry Lewis

99297. A woman doing comedy doesn’t offend me, but sets me back a bit. I, as a viewer, have trouble with it. I think of her as a producing machine that brings babies in the world. – Jerry Lewis

99298. Every man’s dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands. – Jerry Lewis

99299. When I was onstage doing the work, adrenaline killed the pain because I never hurt in front of an audience. – Jerry Lewis

99300. I always wake up at the crack of ice. – Joe E. Lewis

99301. I would take a bomb, but I can’t stand the noise. – Joe E. Lewis

99302. I don’t drink any more than the man next to me, and the man next to me is Dean Martin. – Joe E. Lewis

99303. Show me a man with very little money and I will show you a bum. – Joe E. Lewis

99304. Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I’ll show you a man who can’t get his pants on. – Joe E. Lewis

99305. Show me a friend in need and I’ll show you a pest. – Joe E. Lewis

99306. It pays to get drunk with the best people. – Joe E. Lewis

99307. It doesn’t matter whether you are rich or poor – as long as you’ve got money. – Joe E. Lewis

99308. If you want to make a dangerous man your friend, let him do you a favor. – Joe E. Lewis

99309. There’s only one thing money won’t buy, and that is poverty. – Joe E. Lewis

99310. I’m still chasing girls. I don’t remember what for, but I’m still chasing them. – Joe E. Lewis

99311. They had me on the operating table all day. They looked into my stomach, my gall bladder, they examined everything inside of me. Know what they decided? I need glasses. – Joe E. Lewis

99312. I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster. – Joe E. Lewis

99313. I play in the low 80s. If it’s any hotter than that, I won’t play. – Joe E. Lewis

99314. I drink to forget I drink. – Joe E. Lewis

99315. I don’t like money actually, but it quiets the nerves. – Joe E. Lewis

99316. I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink. – Joe E. Lewis

99317. Adlai Stevenson has a genius for saying the right thing, at the right time, to the wrong people. – Joe E. Lewis

99318. A man is never drunk if he can lay on the floor without holding on. – Joe E. Lewis

99319. I’ve been on such a losing streak that if I had been around I would have taken General Custer and given points. – Joe E. Lewis

99320. We can afford almost any mistake once. – Joe E. Lewis

99321. Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch, I say I’m thirsty, not dirty. – Joe E. Lewis

99322. You are only young once, and if you work it right, once is enough. – Joe E. Lewis

99323. You only live once – but if you work it right, once is enough. – Joe E. Lewis

99324. The way taxes are, you might as well marry for love. – Joe E. Lewis

99325. Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born. – John L. Lewis

99326. While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made. – John L. Lewis

99327. Workers have kept faith in American institutions. Most of the conflicts, which have occurred have been when labor’s right to live has been challenged and denied. – John L. Lewis

99328. This is true only because the purposes and objectives of the Committee for Industrial Organization find economic, social, political and moral justification in the hearts of the millions who are its members and the millions more who support it. – John L. Lewis

99329. The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves. – John L. Lewis

99330. The steel workers have now buried their dead, while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children become objects of public charity. The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government. – John L. Lewis

99331. The real breeders of discontent and alien doctrines of government and philosophies subversive of good citizenship are such as these who take the law into their own hands. – John L. Lewis

99332. The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life, conscious partners in production, secure in their homes and enjoying a decent standard of living, will prove the finest bulwark against the intrusion of alien doctrines of government. – John L. Lewis

99333. The men in the steel industry who sacrificed their all were nor merely aiding their fellows at home but were adding strength to the cause of their comrades in all industry. – John L. Lewis

99334. Unionization, as opposed to communism, presupposes the relation of employment; it is based upon the wage system and it recognizes fully and unreservedly the institution of private property and the right to investment profit. – John L. Lewis

99335. Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America. – John L. Lewis

99336. In the steel industry the corporations generally have accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization. – John L. Lewis

99337. If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees – at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes. – John L. Lewis

99338. But the Committee for Industrial Organizations is here. It is now henceforth a definite instrumentality, destined greatly to influence the lives of our people and the internal and external course of the republic. – John L. Lewis

99339. The organization and constant onward sweep of this movement exemplifies the resentment of the many toward the selfishness, greed and the neglect of the few. – John L. Lewis

99340. Who gets the bird, the hunter or the dog? – John Lewis

99341. Superstition is the poison of the mind. – Joseph Lewis

99342. The burning of an author’s books, imprisonment for opinion’s sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time. – Joseph Lewis

99343. The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die. – Juliette Lewis

99344. The thing is, I want to play real characters and not all girls can be pretty. The thing is, you get these girls who say ‘I’m a character actor’ then you see them in a role and nothing has really changed but the outfit. – Juliette Lewis

99345. Success is a nice by-product but what I really want is work. – Juliette Lewis

99346. Like everybody I have many different sides. – Juliette Lewis

99347. I think I can be beautiful with all the little stuff done, and I can be ugly. A lot of attractive actresses can’t be ugly. – Juliette Lewis

99348. I knew I could live no other way, that the one thing I wanted was to act and do it well. – Juliette Lewis

99349. I kind of imagine myself at eighty, a cat lady. – Juliette Lewis

99350. I don’t make an effort to be sloppy. I just don’t consider a perfect hairdo and a perfect face to be beautiful. If I had my way I’d dress myself and do my own makeup for magazine shoots. – Juliette Lewis

99351. I collect clothes – they keep building and building. I buy them instead of having them washed. – Juliette Lewis

99352. Fame can be just so annoying because people are so critical of you. You can’t just say, ‘hi’. You say hi and people whisper’ man did you see the way she said hi? What an attitude. – Juliette Lewis

99353. Being beautiful can be a curse, especially if you want to be an artist and create. – Juliette Lewis

99354. Because I’m not perfect looking, I get to play better roles. – Juliette Lewis

99355. All that schooling never prepares you for the reality of life. – Juliette Lewis

99356. As early as when I was five or six I wanted to perform. – Juliette Lewis

99357. The worst thing you can do to a kid is tell them that their dreams are invalid. – Juliette Lewis

99358. I don’t want to be famous as a movie star and have the whole world love me, I want to be a creative actress. – Juliette Lewis

99359. It’s not rage that drives me, it’s competition. – Lennox Lewis

99360. The fight will last as long as I allow it to last, and then I will knock him out. – Lennox Lewis

99361. If the money’s right, I’m happy to bust up the other side of his face… No problem. – Lennox Lewis

99362. I have been in there with all of them and there is nothing left for me to prove. – Lennox Lewis

99363. We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri. – Meriwether Lewis

99364. A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back, and offered as much corn as she could carry for some medicine; we administered to it of course very cheerfully. – Meriwether Lewis

99365. Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before, and to continue the hunt, came in at twelve o’clock. – Meriwether Lewis

99366. Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions: the day was clear and pleasant, but last night was very cold and there was a white frost. – Meriwether Lewis

99367. On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803, the attention of the government of the United States, was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory. – Meriwether Lewis

99368. The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke’s party, and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten. – Meriwether Lewis

99369. The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night, ceased this morning. We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further, stopped for the night at Piper’s landing, opposite another island. – Meriwether Lewis

99370. The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk, four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare. – Meriwether Lewis

99371. We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning: the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds. – Meriwether Lewis

99372. We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white except the extremity of the tail which was black: great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south, but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them. – Meriwether Lewis

99373. A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort. – Meriwether Lewis

99374. The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind: we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been. – Meriwether Lewis

99375. There has been this – and it’s reflected in the broadcasts – this moronic use of statistics. Which has suggested to everyone who is intelligent the use of statistics is moronic. – Michael Lewis

99376. I think that fans are always looking for someone to blame. Wouldn’t it be nice if they looked in the mirror? – Michael Lewis

99377. If you had to point to one thing that made it less likely that the Red Sox would win the World Series, I would say it was those people that go to Fenway Park to watch the games. And then the media around it. – Michael Lewis

99378. In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation. – Michael Lewis

99379. My judgement is not good when I am on a book tour. I am not thinking about it that much. What happens is I will go back home. I have a 4-year-old and a 1-year-old and a wife who is now taking care of them who is wondering where her husband is. – Michael Lewis

99380. People who think they know what they are talking about when they talk about baseball include the announcers and all of the sports press – no matter how much evidence you present them to the contrary they will continue to think that what they think is right. – Michael Lewis

99381. The Oakland clubhouse is a wonderful place. A lot of these guys feel like rejects. They were rejects and they feel – they can tell you how baseball screwed up. – Michael Lewis

99382. The Red Sox are a curious thing because so much here is media driven. You can’t go fire half your scouts here because they are all friends with the local reporters. Your life is going to hell in the papers. – Michael Lewis

99383. The Red Sox are the local scapegoats. It’s hard enough to play baseball without being the local scapegoat too. – Michael Lewis

99384. The sentimentality of baseball is very deeply rooted in the American baseball fan. It is the one sport that is transmitted from fathers to sons. – Michael Lewis

99385. 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. – Michael Lewis

99386. Baseball is this intense subculture that actually doesn’t speak very much for the larger culture. – Michael Lewis

99387. Why pay $20 million to Harrison Ford? I don’t even understand that. They think they have to do it… If someone puts a price on himself, that suggests he is irreplaceable, then he better find somewhere else to work. – Michael Lewis

99388. You want the book to be special, and they are not always going to be special, but at least you want that to be the ambition. So the only way that happens is if you are not pressing to write a book. – Michael Lewis

99389. I don’t think there is a national pasttime. Watching TV is a national pasttime. Really. If there is a national pasttime, it is watching TV. – Michael Lewis

99390. Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author any affection he has for his book. – Michael Lewis

99391. The sports world is an echo chamber. All it takes is one quote from a general manager and a thousand sports columns bloom. – Michael Lewis

99392. As a result of the feminist revolution, feminine becomes an abusive epithet. – Percy Wyndham Lewis

99393. You have to step up when your number is called. – Reggie Lewis

99394. I’ve never been scared of contact. Now I get to bring it, that’s what I love to do, so I’m going to bring it. – Reggie Lewis

99395. I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back. – Richard Lewis

99396. Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call. – Richard Lewis

99397. My grandmother was a Jewish juggler: she used to worry about six things at once. – Richard Lewis

99398. When you’re in love it’s the most glorious two and a half days of your life. – Richard Lewis

99399. I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say. – Richard Lewis

99400. The provisions contained in this plan will ensure that the United States has the infrastructure necessary to meet energy needs through future decades, easing dependence on unpredictable foreign oil markets, and creating thousands of new jobs for American workers. – Ron Lewis

99401. Our safety at home and the cause of freedom abroad is largely contingent upon our success in Iraq. – Ron Lewis

99402. Since Social Security faces a large gap between what it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them, private savings will likely need to play a larger role in retirement planning for younger workers. – Ron Lewis

99403. Social Security Number Cards by themselves were never intended to be personal identity documents because they cannot confirm that a person presenting a card is actually the person whose name appears on the card. – Ron Lewis

99404. Studies indicate that most of young adults struggle to grasp even the most basic financial principles that will allow them to manage money and prepare for their future. – Ron Lewis

99405. The CAFTA region currently imports $15 billion annually of U.S. agriculture and manufactured goods. – Ron Lewis

99406. The establishment of a National Methamphetamine Prevention Week will significantly increase awareness of meth and educate the public on effective ways to help prevent its use. – Ron Lewis

99407. The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the important need to make higher education more affordable and easier to access for low and middle-income students. – Ron Lewis

99408. Increased awareness and education could be a great help toward improving spending and saving habits and increasing participation and contribution levels to retirement plans. – Ron Lewis

99409. Though Congress continues to explore possible solutions to ensure social security solvency, everyone must take personal responsibility to prepare their own retirement savings accordingly. – Ron Lewis

99410. Meth production and use is a serious problem in Kentucky and across the country. Clearly, there is a growing need for a national strategy to combat this crisis. Increasing public awareness is a significant means for prevention. – Ron Lewis

99411. It is incumbent upon each of us to improve spending and savings practices to ensure our own individual financial security and preserve the collective economic well-being of our great society. – Ron Lewis

99412. Identity theft involving these cards is a growing form of white collar crime, facilitating illegal immigration, banking and accounting fraud, tax evasion, and other nefarious activities. – Ron Lewis

99413. Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement. – Ron Lewis

99414. Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations. – Ron Lewis

99415. Employer contribution pension plans have become increasingly popular throughout the past two decades. – Ron Lewis

99416. By encouraging conservation, increasing investments in clean, renewable sources of energy, and promoting increased domestic production of oil and gas, we can build a more secure future for our country. – Ron Lewis

99417. It is never too early to encourage long-term savings. – Ron Lewis

99418. Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation’s Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America’s flag and the ideals it represents. – Ron Lewis

99419. We have all read tragic stories in our local papers about gun accidents as a result of misuse. As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands. – Ron Lewis

99420. We must carefully consider card security solutions, such as adding photographs or machine-readable electronic strips, so to prevent further breaches of individual privacy that could result from changes to the design of Social Security Cards. – Ron Lewis

99421. We must continue our fight to ensure that Federal, State, and local authorities have the resources and support necessary to combat this growing epidemic. This is a top priority for me and many of my colleagues here in Congress. – Ron Lewis

99422. We must fight and win the battle against terror overseas so we never have to fight it here at home. – Ron Lewis

99423. Weapons of mass destruction in the hands of Islamic extremists will be a disaster for the world. – Ron Lewis

99424. Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age, planning for the future is critical. – Ron Lewis

99425. Without significant reform, the Social Security Administration will be legally and financially unable to pay full promised benefits within a generation. – Ron Lewis

99426. Today’s vote ensures that coal will continue to be an important part of our nation’s energy policy, with strong parameters to make it cleaner and more efficient. – Ron Lewis

99427. Restoring the Welsh language in Wales is nothing less than a revolution. It is only through revolutionary means that we can succeed. – Saunders Lewis

99428. Self esteem comes from doing something and accomplishing something. – Shari Lewis

99429. I firmly believe that music is a thrill, not a frill. – Sheri Lewis

99430. The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century. – Sinclair Lewis

99431. Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation. – Sinclair Lewis

99432. He who has seen one cathedral ten times has seen something; he who has seen ten cathedrals once has seen but little; and he who has spent half an hour in each of a hundred cathedrals has seen nothing at all. – Sinclair Lewis

99433. When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross. – Sinclair Lewis

99434. When audiences come to see us authors lecture, it is largely in the hope that we’ll be funnier to look at than to read. – Sinclair Lewis

99435. Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age. – Sinclair Lewis

99436. What is love? It is the morning and the evening star. – Sinclair Lewis

99437. There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble. – Sinclair Lewis

99438. Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form. – Sinclair Lewis

99439. People will buy anything that is ‘one to a customer.’ – Sinclair Lewis

99440. Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country. – Sinclair Lewis

99441. Every compulsion is put upon writers to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile. – Sinclair Lewis

99442. Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles oh, damn their measured merriment. – Sinclair Lewis

99443. Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. – Sinclair Lewis

99444. Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead. – Sinclair Lewis

99445. I’m still at the end of my rope because I find myself not handling things well when I travel. – Stephen Lewis

99446. Men haven’t changed their behaviour, so women somehow have to be strengthened to be able to ward off the men. – Stephen Lewis

99447. Young women, adolescent girls, are more subject to infection, sometimes at a rate of six times that of boys. That tells you a lot about the vulnerability of women. – Stephen Lewis

99448. Unless there is recognition that women are most vulnerable… and you do something about social and cultural equality for women, you’re never going to defeat this pandemic. – Stephen Lewis

99449. One is that if women’s sexuality in Africa wasn’t under assault, if women were able to say no, if women weren’t subject to predatory attacks by men, or predatory behaviour generally, then you would have a disease in Africa called AIDS. But you wouldn’t have a pandemic. – Stephen Lewis

99450. It is always the village women who drive these things. – Stephen Lewis

99451. It gives one hope, this great strength of Africa. – Stephen Lewis

99452. I was working for the Socialist International, after I left university in 1959, as a researcher. – Stephen Lewis

99453. I think when you’ve travelled around a lot in Africa, you understand something that many people here don’t recognize: the extraordinary power that is Africa at village level – at community level. – Stephen Lewis

99454. I learned later, just as a footnote, that the World Assembly of Youth was a CIA front. – Stephen Lewis

99455. I’m in a great rage now, as I understand how many lives we have lost. – Stephen Lewis

99456. But I don’t want to leave until I see the breakthrough. – Stephen Lewis

99457. All I know is that every time I go to Africa, I am shaken to my core. – Stephen Lewis

99458. The United Nations has a lot of capacity on the ground. – Stephen Lewis

99459. The pandemic of AIDS is a gender-based disease. – Stephen Lewis

99460. In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of “freedom,” like a bastard brother of reform. – Wyndham Lewis

99461. A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age. – Wyndham Lewis

99462. Almost anything that can be praised or advocated has been put to some disgusting use. There is no principle, however immaculate, that has not had its compromising manipulator. – Wyndham Lewis

99463. As a result of the feminist revolution, “feminine” becomes an abusive epithet. – Wyndham Lewis

99464. If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble. – Wyndham Lewis

99465. It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite. – Wyndham Lewis

99466. Men were only made into “men” with great difficulty even in primitive society: the male is not naturally “a man” any more than the woman. He has to be propped up into that position with some ingenuity, and is always likely to collapse. – Wyndham Lewis

99467. Prostration is our natural position. A worm-like movement from a spot of sunlight to a spot of shade, and back, is the type of movement that is natural to men. – Wyndham Lewis

99468. Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull. – Wyndham Lewis

99469. The art of advertisement, after the American manner, has introduced into all our life such a lavish use of superlatives, that no standard of value whatever is intact. – Wyndham Lewis

99470. I feel most at home in the United States, not because it is intrinsically a more interesting country, but because no one really belongs there any more than I do. We are all there together in its wholly excellent vacuum. – Wyndham Lewis

99471. Artists teach critics what to think. Critics repeat what the artists teach them. – Sol LeWitt

99472. Minimalism wasn’t a real idea – it ended before it started. – Sol LeWitt

99473. Also, since art is a vehicle for the transmission of ideas through form, the reproduction of the form only reinforces the concept. It is the idea that is being reproduced. Anyone who understands the work of art owns it. We all own the Mona Lisa. – Sol LeWitt

99474. A blind man can make art if what is in his mind can be passed to another mind in some tangible form. – Sol LeWitt

99475. Artists of many diverse types began using simple forms to their own ends. – Sol LeWitt

99476. During the ’70s I was interested in words and meaning as a way of making art. – Sol LeWitt

99477. You shouldn’t be a prisoner of your own ideas. – Sol LeWitt

99478. All of the significant art of today stems from Conceptual art. This includes the art of installation, political, feminist and socially directed art. – Sol LeWitt

99479. The other great development has been in photography, but that too was influenced by Conceptual art. – Sol LeWitt

99480. The system is the work of art; the visual work of art is the proof of the System. The visual aspect can’t be understood without understanding the system. It isn’t what it looks like but what it is that is of basic importance. – Sol LeWitt

99481. The thinking of John Cage derived from Duchamp and Dada. I was not interested in that. – Sol LeWitt

99482. Unless you’re involved with thinking about what you’re doing, you end up doing the same thing over and over, and that becomes tedious and, in the end, defeating. – Sol LeWitt

99483. When artists make art, they shouldn’t question whether it is permissible to do one thing or another. – Sol LeWitt

99484. Conceptual art became the liberating idea that gave the art of the next 40 years its real impetus. – Sol LeWitt

99485. I became interested in making books, starting about 1965, when I did the Serial Project #1, deciding that I needed a small book to show how the work could be understood and how the system worked. – Sol LeWitt

99486. Buying books was a way anyone could acquire a work of art for very little. – Sol LeWitt

99487. I believe that the artist’s involvement in the capitalist structure is disadvantageous to the artist and forces him to produce objects in order to live. – Sol LeWitt

99488. I didn’t want to save art – I respected the older artists too much to think art needed saving. But I knew it was finished, even though, at that time, I didn’t know what I would do. – Sol LeWitt

99489. I was not interested in irony; I wanted to emphasize the primacy of the idea in making art. – Sol LeWitt

99490. In my case, I used the elements of these simple forms – square, cube, line and color – to produce logical systems. Most of these systems were finite; that is, they were complete using all possible variations. This kept them simple. – Sol LeWitt

99491. Just as the development of earth art and installation art stemmed from the idea of taking art out of the galleries, the basis of my involvement with public art is a continuation of wall drawings. – Sol LeWitt

99492. Minimal art went nowhere. – Sol LeWitt

99493. The artist is seen like a producer of commodities, like a factory that turns our refrigerators. – Sol LeWitt

99494. The narrative of serial art works more like music than like literature. – Sol LeWitt

99495. Every generation renews itself in its own way; there’s always a reaction against whatever is standard. – Sol LeWitt

99496. We don’t have any sailors in Australia, we have rowers. – Ben Lexcen

99497. The Fuhrer is always right. I sense it. – Robert Ley

99498. All the learning in the world cannot replace instinct. – Robert Ley

99499. Germany has been born anew. – Robert Ley

99500. He who does not believe has no soul. He is empty. He has no ideals. He has nothing to live for. He has no sunshine, no light, no joy in life. He is a poor, poor man. – Robert Ley

99501. A leader who loses his connection to his people soon loses the ability to lead them. – Robert Ley

99502. The Fuhrer is always right. Every last citizen must say this. – Robert Ley

99503. Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something. – Robert Ley

99504. We believe that Almighty God has sent us Adolf Hitler so that he may rid Germany of the hypocrites and Pharisees. – Robert Ley

99505. What is good for Germany is right, and everything that harms Germany is wrong. – Robert Ley

99506. Yes, you who called us godless, we found our faith in Adolf Hitler, and through him found God once again. That is the greatness of our day, that is our good fortune! – Robert Ley

99507. Only faith is sufficient. – Robert Ley

99508. The study of an idea is, of necessity, the story of many things. – Willy Ley

99509. Ideas, like large rivers, never have just one source. – Willy Ley

99510. Just as the water of a river near its mouth, in its final form, is composed largely of many tributaries, so an idea, in its final form, is composed largely of later additions. – Willy Ley

99511. I’m looking forward to providing the men of Seattle with an evening where they can kick back, light up a cigar and enjoy a night to themselves. Women, we can’t technically keep you out, but please stay at home. – Tom Leykis

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99512. There really is no Johnny Carson anymore. There is no one place a comedian can appear and explode. – Tom Leykis

99513. There’s a difference… between the kind of woman you would bang and the kind of woman you would marry. – Tom Leykis

99514. People keep pushing me to be the center of attention… I would prefer to be on the sidelines, because that’s where you see more. – Gong Li

99515. Zhang Yimou tried to use martial arts to talk about Chinese culture, Chinese people. What do they think, what do they want and what do they hope. – Jet Li

99516. Zhang Yimou is one of the best directors on mainland China. – Jet Li

99517. Zhang Yimou is an artist. Sometimes we did only two or three shots a day because we were waiting for the sun. – Jet Li

99518. Zhang is a friend of mine: he said forget about acting and just do normal things in the movie. – Jet Li

99519. You can use martial arts to tell a different story. Ang Lee used martial arts in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” to talk about love. – Jet Li

99520. Wushu is a move in Chinese, a physical move. An attack. Wushu is like an art. – Jet Li

99521. When I lived in Hong Kong, I felt that Hong Kong is my family. – Jet Li

99522. Bruce Lee was very famous. I watched his movies and he is amazing. He is a martial arts master, his philosophy, his movement, both physically and mentally, were very strong. – Jet Li

99523. This film “Hero” talks about the peace of Chinese people. – Jet Li

99524. Every President that went to China, I would meet them and have dinner and talk about the past and the future. That was in the ’70s. – Jet Li

99525. I spend more time learning about Buddhism than English, which is why my English today is still bad. – Jet Li

99526. My wife wanted my children to have some Chinese culture and education. She believes the children need to learn two languages and two cultures. – Jet Li

99527. Love is more powerful than kicking ass. – Jet Li

99528. I’ve been learning martial arts since I was 8 years old. – Jet Li

99529. I want to thank my mum, my daddy, my coach, my teacher, everybody in my life. – Jet Li

99530. A weapon isn’t good or bad, depends on the person who uses it. – Jet Li

99531. I study more of truth and enlightening. I had to go the next level to talk about life. – Jet Li

99532. Everywhere I go, I still have time to meditate. People think meditating is sitting there, nobody bothering you, but you can even talk and still meditate. – Jet Li

99533. I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years, in between movies, I do a retreat. – Jet Li

99534. I need to talk about Chinese culture. We have deep, strong philosophy and culture. I want to share some information, tell the worldwide audience. – Jet Li

99535. I knew nothing about martial arts. The coach told me I was talented with learning martial arts, and put me in a school. Three years later I got my first championship in China. – Jet Li

99536. I believe the world is one big family, and we need to help each other. – Jet Li

99537. Hero shows you how to solve the problem – yourself. – Jet Li

99538. I think “Hero” is not a real martial arts movie; it is not about violence, or formula. – Jet Li

99539. France needs to find something that makes it stand out. It’s not enough for it to do almost as well as its neighbors. – Bernard Liautaud

99540. I believe Business Objects is on the cusp of becoming a multi-billion-dollar sales company. There is tremendous growth potential for business intelligence. – Bernard Liautaud

99541. You honor me greatly and beyond my ability as an individual but in so doing you honor my colleagues also who made possible the results you have cited. – Willard Libby

99542. We hope that this honor you have done us will bring the time of further realization of these benefits closer and will help all mankind to live better and be happier through the atom and isotopes. – Willard Libby

99543. Most achievements in science are to a certain degree group efforts. – Willard Libby

99544. The future of the world, dependent as it is upon atomic energy, requires more understanding and knowledge about the atom. – Willard Libby

99545. And yet the Nobel Prizes, in singling out individuals, have done a great deal of good in pointing up to the world as a whole and setting forth clearly goals for achievement. – Willard Libby

99546. True, the initial ideas are in general those of an individual, but the establishment of the reality and truth is in general the work of more than one person. – Willard Libby

99547. I cried all the way to the bank. – Liberace

99548. When the reviews are bad I tell my staff that they can join me as I cry all the way to the bank. – Liberace

99549. You can have either the Resurrection or you can have Liberace. But you can’t have both. – Liberace

99550. You know that bank I used to cry all the way to? I bought it. – Liberace

99551. When you’re a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx, you don’t get fed up too easily. – Daniel Libeskind

99552. Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics, it’s about experience, it’s about participation, it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious. – Daniel Libeskind

99553. Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future. – Daniel Libeskind

99554. The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, we’re trying to keep a huge juggling act in balance, with the tower as just one of the many balls in play. – Daniel Libeskind

99555. There are more people living in Lower Manhattan now than before the terrorist attacks. That’s faith for you. There’s such a strong spirit here. – Daniel Libeskind

99556. To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it. – Daniel Libeskind

99557. We all came to see that site. We all walked around it. It is already sacred. – Daniel Libeskind

99558. We will work with everybody for the good of New York. – Daniel Libeskind

99559. Larry wanted us to reposition the tower. We wouldn’t, and won’t. He’s been holding back our fees. We want to get paid. And that’s it. It’ll get solved and we’ll carry on with planning Ground Zero. – Daniel Libeskind

99560. Well, I think one doesn’t really have to invent this memorial space, because it is already there. And it is speaking with a voice and, you know, 4 million of us came to see the site. – Daniel Libeskind

99561. The Spiral Gallery may happen, too. It is not dependent on government funding. – Daniel Libeskind

99562. Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It’s just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built. – Daniel Libeskind

99563. Well, I didn’t want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have – really to create a city from the bottom up. From that foundation, which held, from the democratic power of what the site really is. – Daniel Libeskind

99564. And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant. You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty. And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation of steel and concrete and glass, but as really the substance of the American Dream. – Daniel Libeskind

99565. There will be a competition for the memorial. And then it can be developed with trees, with planting. It can become a very beautiful place protected from the streets, because it is below. And it can be something very moving and very private. – Daniel Libeskind

99566. It’s about how to bring together the seemingly contradictory aspects of the memorial, which is about a tragedy and how it changed the world, but also about creating a vital and beautiful city of the 21st century. – Daniel Libeskind

99567. And it is very moving because one has to see the site not as just another site of development but it is a very special site. It is a site that souls and hearts of all Americans. – Daniel Libeskind

99568. And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole. – Daniel Libeskind

99569. Cities are the greatest creations of humanity. – Daniel Libeskind

99570. I don’t get to sleep when I’m in New York. Really. I’m living on adrenaline. – Daniel Libeskind

99571. I studied architecture in New York. So, really I was very moved, like everyone else, to try to contribute something that has that resonance and profundity of it means to all of us. – Daniel Libeskind

99572. I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings. – Daniel Libeskind

99573. I’m not Candide, nor Dr Pangloss, but we know that faith moves mountains. – Daniel Libeskind

99574. It’s a fantastic responsibility and a wonderful moment. – Daniel Libeskind

99575. It’s a project that touched me as an immigrant and as a New Yorker. – Daniel Libeskind

99576. And of course I like Berlin a lot. It’s such an interesting city. – Daniel Libeskind

99577. The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only drawings and models which are played with by poor people who cannot afford the real thing. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99578. The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99579. One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99580. The fly that doesn’t want to be swatted is most secure when it lights on the fly-swatter. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99581. The noble simplicity in the works of nature only too often originates in the noble shortsightedness of him who observes it. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99582. The most perfect ape cannot draw an ape; only man can do that; but, likewise, only man regards the ability to do this as a sign of superiority. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99583. The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99584. The human tendency to regard little things as important has produced very many great things. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99585. The Greeks possessed a knowledge of human nature we seem hardly able to attain to without passing through the strengthening hibernation of a new barbarism. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99586. The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99587. That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99588. Sickness is mankind’s greatest defect. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99589. Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99590. Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99591. Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99592. There are people who possess not so much genius as a certain talent for perceiving the desires of the century, or even of the decade, before it has done so itself. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99593. With a pen in my hand I have successfully stormed bulwarks from which others armed with sword and excommunication have been repulsed. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99594. One might call habit a moral friction: something that prevents the mind from gliding over things but connects it with them and makes it hard for it to free itself from them. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99595. We cannot remember too often that when we observe nature, and especially the ordering of nature, it is always ourselves alone we are observing. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99596. To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99597. With prophecies the commentator is often a more important man than the prophet. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99598. With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99599. Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99600. When an acquaintance goes by I often step back from my window, not so much to spare him the effort of acknowledging me as to spare myself the embarrassment of seeing that he has not done so. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99601. Nowadays three witty turns of phrase and a lie make a writer. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99602. What is called an acute knowledge of human nature is mostly nothing but the observer’s own weaknesses reflected back from others. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99603. What is the good of drawing conclusions from experience? I don’t deny we sometimes draw the right conclusions, but don’t we just as often draw the wrong ones? – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99604. We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99605. There are very many people who read simply to prevent themselves from thinking. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99606. We are obliged to regard many of our original minds as crazy at least until we have become as clever as they are. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99607. We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99608. To grow wiser means to learn to know better and better the faults to which this instrument with which we feel and judge can be subject. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99609. To err is human also in so far as animals seldom or never err, or at least only the cleverest of them do so. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99610. To do the opposite of something is also a form of imitation, namely an imitation of its opposite. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99611. To be content with life or to live merrily, rather all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99612. There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99613. There exists a species of transcendental ventriloquism by means of which men can be made to believe that something said on earth comes from Heaven. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99614. We say that someone occupies an official position, whereas it is the official position that occupies him. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99615. Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99616. Here take back the stuff that I am, nature, knead it back into the dough of being, make of me a bush, a cloud, whatever you will, even a man, only no longer make me me. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99617. He who says he hates every kind of flattery, and says it in earnest, certainly does not yet know every kind of flattery. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99618. He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage – he won’t encounter many rivals. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99619. God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99620. Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99621. Every man has his moral backside which he refrains from showing unless he has to and keeps covered as long as possible with the trousers of decorum. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99622. I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99623. Nothing makes one old so quickly as the ever-present thought that one is growing older. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99624. Erudition can produce foliage without bearing fruit. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99625. Many things about our bodies would not seem to us so filthy and obscene if we did not have the idea of nobility in our heads. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99626. Be wary of passing the judgment: obscure. To find something obscure poses no difficult, elephants and poodles find many things obscure. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99627. Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99628. A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99629. A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99630. A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99631. Virtue by premeditation isn’t worth much. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99632. Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99633. Men still have to be governed by deception. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99634. Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99635. I believe that man is in the last resort so free a being that his right to be what he believes himself to be cannot be contested. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99636. Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99637. Nothing can contribute more to peace of soul than the lack of any opinion whatever. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99638. Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99639. Man loves company – even if it is only that of a small burning candle. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99640. Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99641. Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they’re worn out and times – and this is the worst of all – before we have new ones. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99642. If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99643. I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99644. Never undertake anything for which you wouldn’t have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99645. If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99646. Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99647. If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99648. If you are going to build something in the air it is always better to build castles than houses of cards. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99649. It is a question whether, when we break a murderer on the wheel, we do not fall into the error a child makes when it hits the chair it has bumped into. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99650. It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99651. It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one’s own advantage and to that of one’s craft that a large part of genius consists. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

99652. I’m interested in what would normally be considered the worst aspects of commercial art. I think it’s the tension between what seems to be so rigid and cliched and the fact that art really can’t be this way. – Roy Lichtenstein

99653. Yes, you know sometimes, we started out thinking out how strange our painting was next to normal painting, which was anything expressionist. You forget that this has been thirty five years now and people don’t look at it as if it were some kind of oddity. – Roy Lichtenstein

99654. There is a relationship between cartooning and people like Mir= and Picasso which may not be understood by the cartoonist, but it definitely is related even in the early Disney. – Roy Lichtenstein

99655. Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesn’t look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself. – Roy Lichtenstein

99656. Picasso’s always been such a huge influence that I thought when I started the cartoon paintings that I was getting away from Picasso, and even my cartoons of Picasso were done almost to rid myself of his influence. – Roy Lichtenstein

99657. Personally, I feel that in my own work I wanted to look programmed or impersonal but I don’t really believe I am being impersonal when I do it. And I don’t think you could do this. – Roy Lichtenstein

99658. In America the biggest is the best. – Roy Lichtenstein

99659. I’m not really sure what social message my art carries, if any. And I don’t really want it to carry one. I’m not interested in the subject matter to try to teach society anything, or to try to better our world in any way. – Roy Lichtenstein

99660. Yeah, you know, you like it to come on like gangbusters, but you get into passages that are very interesting and subtle, and sometimes your original intent changes quite a bit. – Roy Lichtenstein

99661. I think we’re much smarter than we were. Everybody knows that abstract art can be art, and most people know that they may not like it, even if they understand there’s another purpose to it. – Roy Lichtenstein

99662. I think that most people think painters are kind of ridiculous, you know? – Roy Lichtenstein

99663. I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump, but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter. – Roy Lichtenstein

99664. I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me. – Roy Lichtenstein

99665. I kind of do the drawing with the painting in mind, but it’s very hard to guess at a size or a color and all the colors around it and what it will really look like. – Roy Lichtenstein

99666. I don’t think that I’m over his influence but they probably don’t look like Picassos; Picasso himself would probably have thrown up looking at my pictures. – Roy Lichtenstein

99667. I don’t have big anxieties. I wish I did. I’d be much more interesting. – Roy Lichtenstein

99668. But when I worked on a painting I would do it from a drawing but I would put certain things I was fairly sure I wanted in the painting, and then collage on the painting with printed dots or painted paper or something before I really committed it. – Roy Lichtenstein

99669. Art doesn’t transform. It just plain forms. – Roy Lichtenstein

99670. You know, as you compose music, you’re just off in your own world. You have no idea where reality is, so to have an idea of what people think is pretty hard. – Roy Lichtenstein

99671. But usually I begin things through a drawing, so a lot of things are worked out in the drawing. But even then, I still allow for and want to make changes. – Roy Lichtenstein

99672. Well, if they will not march with Paine, they shall march under him. – James Lick

99673. God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure. – Eric Liddell

99674. Why is it there are so many more horses’ asses than there are horses? – G. Gordon Liddy

99675. The press is like the peculiar uncle you keep in the attic – just one of those unfortunate things. – G. Gordon Liddy

99676. Obviously crime pays, or there’d be no crime. – G. Gordon Liddy

99677. If I can go from burglar for the government to talk show host, you can go from entertainer to congressman. – G. Gordon Liddy

99678. Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear. – G. Gordon Liddy

99679. They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself: Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear. – G. Gordon Liddy

99680. I’ve learned over the years that it doesn’t matter where you pitch in the rotation. For me, preparation is everything. – Cory Lidle

99681. I shall take all the troubles of the past, all the disappointments, all the headaches, and I shall pack them in a bag and throw them in the East River. – Trygve Lie

99682. A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor’s throat without having his neighbor notice it. – Trygve Lie

99683. Routine physical punishment such as spanking teaches a toddler that might makes right and that it is fine to hit when one is stronger and can get away with it. – Alicia F. Lieberman

99684. When the toddler does something and there are consequences for his action civilization begins. – Alicia F. Lieberman

99685. There are three subjects on which the knowledge of the medical profession in general is woefully weak; they are manners, morals, and medicine. – Gerald F. Lieberman

99686. Where there is life there is wishful thinking. – Gerald F. Lieberman

99687. Traditionally the great men of our country have sprung from poor environments; that being so, it would appear we have long suffered from a severe lack of poverty. – Gerald F. Lieberman

99688. In our society a man is known by the company he owns. – Gerald F. Lieberman

99689. It is hard to say why politicians are called servants, unless it is because a good one is hard to find. – Gerald F. Lieberman

99690. Elections are held to delude the populace into believing that they are participating in government. – Gerald F. Lieberman

99691. Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers. – Gerald F. Lieberman

99692. It is unfair to believe everything we hear about lawyers, some of it might not be true. – Gerald F. Lieberman

99693. I’ve spent the last year listening to Americans, and the state of the union that George W. Bush lives in is very different from the state that most hardworking Americans are living in. – Joe Lieberman

99694. You know, I respect what Howard Dean has been able to do. It’s good for our party. But I’ve got to tell you this: If money alone decided presidential nominations, Phil Gramm would have been nominated in ’96. – Joe Lieberman

99695. We need to ensure our men and women in uniform are equipped with the very best money can buy. We also have to make sure critical military technologies are developed in America and that the U.S. defense manufacturing base remains healthy and strong. – Joe Lieberman

99696. We must not condemn to frustration those whose job it is to protect us by failing to provide them with the necessary resources to meet the threats they face. – Joe Lieberman

99697. We have the largest economy and the strongest military in the world. Our core values of freedom and opportunity are ascendant around the globe. – Joe Lieberman

99698. Today, we can see with our own eyes what global warming is doing. In that context it becomes truly irresponsible, if not immoral, for us not to do something. – Joe Lieberman

99699. This is an exciting time. I believe we stand at the edge of a new age – a Golden Age – of freedom that will rival any of the great eras of world history because it will be the entire world itself that is changing. – Joe Lieberman

99700. The way we’re really going to grow the economy is to invest in people, to invest in innovation, to have the federal government put money in the kind of research that will create the new high-technology, biotechnology industries that will create the millions of new jobs. – Joe Lieberman

99701. The promise of education reform can never be fulfilled without adequate funding, and by shortchanging our schools, President Bush is breaking his promise to our children. – Joe Lieberman

99702. Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don’t know a just war when they see it, and more broadly that they’re not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom. – Joe Lieberman

99703. In this era of uncertainty and conflict, the United States – blessed with the world’s strongest military, most ingenious economy, and most tolerant society – remains a model and leader to the world. – Joe Lieberman

99704. Every day Saddam remains in power with chemical weapons, biological weapons, and the development of nuclear weapons is a day of danger for the United States. – Joe Lieberman

99705. We have reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum in reaching a goal all Americans should embrace – building a secure, peaceful, democratic Iraq that is no longer a threat to the United States or the international community. – Joe Lieberman

99706. Community means engaging constructively with like-minded nations to build strong, sustaining institutions and alliances – and bringing emerging powers into this community so future conflict becomes less likely. – Joe Lieberman

99707. I urge the Bush Administration to rethink its priorities. We can’t talk about community values without being prepared to invest in those very same communities. – Joe Lieberman

99708. Every day, first responders put their own lives on the line to ensure our safety. The least we can do is make sure they have the tools to protect and serve their communities. – Joe Lieberman

99709. Global warming is not a conqueror to kneel before – but a challenge to rise to. A challenge we must rise to. – Joe Lieberman

99710. I also know that there have been many times in our history when the proximity of an election has induced exactly the kind of leadership and consensus-building that produce progress in our democracy. – Joe Lieberman

99711. I also urge the Obama administration – both on its own and in cooperation with other responsible governments around the world – to use all legal means necessary to shut down WikiLeaks before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables. WikiLeaks’ activities represent a shared threat to collective international security. – Joe Lieberman

99712. I believe that our national security lies not just in protecting our borders, but in bridging divides. – Joe Lieberman

99713. I share the anger, but, ultimately, to govern this country, it takes more than anger. It takes experience. It takes positions that reflect the best values of the American people. – Joe Lieberman

99714. I support development and deployment of a limited national missile defense. Few if any of our duties surpass our obligation to provide for the common defense of our nation. – Joe Lieberman

99715. Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. They help us define who we are; they provide something steady, reliable and safe in a confusing world. – Susan Lieberman

99716. By building relations we create a source of love and personal pride and belonging that makes living in a chaotic world easier. – Susan Lieberman

99717. Show me an orchestra that likes its conductor and I’ll show you a lousy conductor. – Goddard Lieberson

99718. In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites, as the official legend would have us believe, but one is the means and the expression of the other. – Karl Liebknecht

99719. Imperialism is not the creation of any one or any one group of states. – Karl Liebknecht

99720. For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business. – Karl Liebknecht

99721. Consider well this fact: As long as the German people does not arise and use force directed by its own will, the assassination of the people will continue. – Karl Liebknecht

99722. Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity, peace among peoples. This is the sacred slogan of international socialist democracy that liberates nations. – Karl Liebknecht

99723. But Socialism, alone, can bring self-determination of their peoples. – Karl Liebknecht

99724. The new Germany has the unquestionable right to hold its tongue between its teeth. – Karl Liebknecht

99725. In the present imperialistic milieu there can be no wars of national self-defense. – Karl Liebknecht

99726. Capitalism is war; socialism is peace. – Karl Liebknecht

99727. The Russian revolution was to an unprecedented degree the cause of the proletariat of the whole world becoming more revolutionary. – Karl Liebknecht

99728. Incendiary capitalism is carrying its out evil works more dangerously than ever, and is doing so in the increasingly dangerous neighborhood of the powder kegs that are the great European military powers. – Karl Liebknecht

99729. Through this experience we have been warned – learn everything, don’t forget anything! – Karl Liebknecht

99730. To the socialist no nation is free whose national existence is based upon the enslavement of another people, for to him colonial peoples, too, are peoples, and, as such, parts of the national state. – Karl Liebknecht

99731. Workers, comrades, and you, women of the people, let not this festival of May, the second during the war, pass without protest against the Imperialist Slaughter. – Karl Liebknecht

99732. Yes, Socialists should defend their country in great historical crises. – Karl Liebknecht

99733. The basic law of capitalism is you or I, not both you and I. – Karl Liebknecht

99734. This republic represents the greatest basis for that universal socialist order, the creation of which is at the present time the historic task of the International Proletariat. – Karl Liebknecht

99735. The failure of the Russian Socialist Republic will be the defeat of the proletariat of the whole world. – Karl Liebknecht

99736. The aim of my life is the overthrow of monarchy. – Karl Liebknecht

99737. Passive fatalism can never be the role of a revolutionary party, like the Social Democracy. – Karl Liebknecht

99738. Long live the liberation of the workers off all countries from the infernal chasm of war, exploitation and slavery! – Karl Liebknecht

99739. Like a cyclone, imperialism spins across the globe; militarism crushes peoples and sucks their blood like a vampire. – Karl Liebknecht

99740. Just as invasion is the true and tried weapon in the hands of capital against the class struggle, so on the other hand the fearless pursuit of the class struggle has always proven the most effective preventative of foreign invasions. – Karl Liebknecht

99741. International socialism recognizes the right of free independent nations, with equal rights. – Karl Liebknecht

99742. Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one. – A. J. Liebling

99743. The way to write is well, and how is your own business. – A. J. Liebling

99744. People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news. – A. J. Liebling

99745. If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior. – A. J. Liebling

99746. The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money. – A. J. Liebling

99747. Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place. – A. J. Liebling

99748. An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed. – A. J. Liebling

99749. I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better. – A. J. Liebling

99750. I take a grave view of the press. It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy. – A. J. Liebling

99751. Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension. – Joshua L. Liebman

99752. Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values. – Joshua L. Liebman

99753. Treasure each other in the recognition that we do not know how long we shall have each other. – Joshua L. Liebman

99754. I’ve been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog. – Wendy Liebman

99755. People always come up to me and say that my smoking is bothering them… Well, it’s killing me! – Wendy Liebman

99756. My mother always said don’t marry for money, divorce for money. – Wendy Liebman

99757. Is there a doctor in the house? My parents want me to marry you. – Wendy Liebman

99758. My mom was a ventriloquist and she always was throwing her voice. For ten years I thought the dog was telling me to kill my father. – Wendy Liebman

99759. Certainly after the tragedy in Neil’s life, we were holding out hope for his recovery. It wasn’t too promising at the time and obviously you get to the point of thinking that that is it. – Alex Lifeson

99760. I’d say we do reach somewhat of a younger audience, but I think for the most part that younger audience is picking our music up from a brother or sister or even parent, who is turning them onto the band. – Alex Lifeson

99761. And on top of that, when we work together we have a wonderful working relationship we push each other we challenge each other we laugh 80% of the time that we are together we’re very fortunate. – Alex Lifeson

99762. At the same time, I’ve never been afraid of death or the concept of death. – Alex Lifeson

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99763. Both Neil and I had done solo projects where we were the boss and I just thought that if he was willing to get into it, it would really be a good experience for him. – Alex Lifeson

99764. But I think the credit has to go to Geddy… he spent a lot of time in the studio with Paul, I think he needed that kind of focus to be in there to be a part of the whole thing, and for the most part he made all the major decisions. – Alex Lifeson

99765. But when Neil called, I have to say that my heart soared. And the reason was, because it said so much about his recovery… that he was coming back to the world of the living. – Alex Lifeson

99766. When we signed our deal in 1974, we’d already been together for six years. When they lowered the drinking age in Ontario in 1971 to 18 years, we went from playing two or three high schools in a month to playing clubs two or three times a week. – Alex Lifeson

99767. I think that’s given inspiration to other musicians. I know, particularly through the 90s, a lot of bands would cite Rush as an influence. I don’t think it was so much our music, but more the way we really stuck to our guns. – Alex Lifeson

99768. You know, we have a long history of covering different periods of this band’s development with a live record… a sort of live thing that would be done for three or four records, and that was the intention with this particular package. – Alex Lifeson

99769. When I look out at the audience at some of our shows, I think we are reaching a younger audience… I see lots of people in their 30s and 40s, but I also see a lot of people in their young and middle teens, and that’s definitely reassuring. – Alex Lifeson

99770. We’ve managed to have a long career that is still quite vibrant, yet we’ve never had to kow-tow to record companies who said we weren’t commercial enough. – Alex Lifeson

99771. The shock of any trauma, I think changes your life. It’s more acute in the beginning and after a little time you settle back to what you were. However it leaves an indelible mark on your psyche. – Alex Lifeson

99772. Rush has never been a spontaneous group. We may be spontaneous in our writing, we may be spontaneous as individuals in our day to day lives… certainly I think am and always have been, but I think when it comes to Rush and our presentation of our music it’s quite controlled. – Alex Lifeson

99773. If there was any one achievement, it would be that we’ve have done it on our own terms. – Alex Lifeson

99774. I think we’re quite unique in that we do have our own sound and approach and we don’t really care what’s going on elsewhere… we’ve never wanted to be part of another trend or movement. – Alex Lifeson

99775. I mean, you go to the internet and you can see all these conversations and arguments that our fans have about our music and that’s wonderful to know, that people would take the time to be that involved. – Alex Lifeson

99776. Yes, I’ve been very preoccupied with the survivor all through my work. – Robert Jay Lifton

99777. I never quite envisioned myself a proper doctor under that white coat, but I was interested in the idea of healing and in the psychological dimension rather early on. – Robert Jay Lifton

99778. I struggled with each of these studies and I was uncertain about what they meant, and often confused, and then I tried to put together what I was seeing. – Robert Jay Lifton

99779. What I found was when I started my first study, and then in subsequent studies, is here you have people under some kind of duress, or I chose to study them because they represented some kind of historical event, as it impacted on them or as they helped to create it. – Robert Jay Lifton

99780. The other thing that happened was my last military assignment – this was in the air force; I had enlisted in order to avoid being drafted as a private, and of course I only practiced medicine or psychiatry in the air force so I was never in any kind of violent combat. – Robert Jay Lifton

99781. That is, we are bombarded by all kinds of images and influences and we have to fend some of them off if we’re to take in any of them, or to carry through just our ordinary day’s work, or really deepen whatever we have to do or say. – Robert Jay Lifton

99782. Sometimes it’s said that psychiatrists are doctors who are frightened by the sight of blood. I might have fallen into that category. – Robert Jay Lifton

99783. One reason that I embarked on a study of Nazi doctors was that in this personal journey, I had the feeling increasingly that I did want to do a Holocaust study and that increasingly I wanted it to be of perpetrators, which I thought was more needed. – Robert Jay Lifton

99784. It was because of my deep concerns about nuclear weapons that I went to Hiroshima. And then I was astounded in Hiroshima to find that nobody had really studied it. – Robert Jay Lifton

99785. It may sound terrible, but I often say that the military saved me from a conventional life in the United States and I’ve never really thanked them for it, because I haven’t exactly been pro-military in my work. – Robert Jay Lifton

99786. When I was still in my psychiatric residency training in New York City, I was subjected to the doctor draft of that time, during the early fifties, at the time of the Korean War. – Robert Jay Lifton

99787. As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called. – Robert Jay Lifton

99788. I’m a Brooklyn boy. I was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised there, and spent most of my childhood there. – Robert Jay Lifton

99789. Again, I was influenced by my father, who was very much an atheist and took pride in combating the traditional or orthodox forms of Judaism, which his parents and which my mother’s parents were very steeped in. – Robert Jay Lifton

99790. And I thought about the psychic numbing involved in strategic projections of using hydrogen bombs or nuclear weapons of any kind. And I also thought about ways in which all of us undergo what could be called the numbing of everyday life. – Robert Jay Lifton

99791. But I spent just two calendar years at Cornell University, though it was covering more than three years of work, and then went to medical school and did become interested in psychiatry, and even helped form a kind of psychiatry club in medical school. – Robert Jay Lifton

99792. But when I went to Hiroshima and began to study or just listen to people’s descriptions of their work, it was quite clear they were talking about death all the time, about people dying all around them, about their own fear of death. – Robert Jay Lifton

99793. Every adult in the world has some sense that he or she might be obliterated at any time by these weapons that we have created. – Robert Jay Lifton

99794. I did the first study because I had been exposed to something that I took to be important and interesting – this thought reform process – in the military. – Robert Jay Lifton

99795. I don’t have the feeling that as a very young person I read books that absolutely made their mark on my mind. – Robert Jay Lifton

99796. I learned a lot from Vietnam veterans, especially as some of them turned against their own war. – Robert Jay Lifton

99797. And I managed to arrange to get some research support and to stay in Hong Kong for another year and a half, interviewing people coming out of China, both Westerners and Chinese. And that was my first real research study on thought reform or so-called brainwashing. – Robert Jay Lifton

99798. New York is the dream world, the center of jazz and rock. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99799. There is a wonderful Hungarian literature, especially in lyric poetry. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99800. My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist – a painter, a decorative painter. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99801. If you come from Paris to Budapest you think you are in Moscow. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99802. Yes, fractals are what I want to find in my music. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99803. When I was younger I was completely without money – when I was studying in Budapest, when I was a refugee. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99804. Then, after the war it was impossible to travel, after so many years of Hitler and Stalin. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99805. Stravinsky used Mother Goose. He was influenced by Mother Goose, indirectly, but very beautifully. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99806. Steinberg is great. I should like to meet him. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99807. Perhaps the better word is emotional yes, I am an emotional man. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99808. Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99809. I lived under the Nazis and under the Communists. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99810. People often thought Leopold Auer was Russian because he lived in St. Petersburg so long, almost fifty years. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99811. I don’t use old music. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99812. I only want to give a metaphysic for my music. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99813. I write bars, for the musicians, because they have to be together. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99814. I know already the music I will write. But the words? I have not yet decided. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99815. I don’t read such boring things. Life is too short. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99816. Gesualdo was very important to me, I wanted to do something which corresponded to him. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99817. For the past ten years I have had no financial problems. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99818. But if you go from Moscow to Budapest you think you are in Paris. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99819. But I do not want to use Hungarian verses for British people. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99820. I listen to all kinds of music – new music, old music, music of my colleagues, everything. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99821. In my piano concerto I developed this polyphony to much higher complexity. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99822. First of all I listen to music. I like music. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99823. I like to stay home and listen to recordings. – Gyorgy Ligeti

99824. But celebrity really doesn’t mean anything unless you use it for finding some way to give back and I’ve always felt that way. – Judith Light

99825. I learned so much from Tony Danza I learned so much about myself. – Judith Light

99826. I know what it feels like to be an outsider. – Judith Light

99827. I got into theatre very early, so yes I was surrounded by gay people quite early and frequently. – Judith Light

99828. I found that the body, mind and spirit are all connected. They are not separate pieces. – Judith Light

99829. Exactly Straight women who surround themselves only with gay men or white people who refuse any other race into their circles are unhealthy and it has more to do with one’s individual fear and individual closets. – Judith Light

99830. Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem; it is a deep-seated evil within our society. – Judith Light

99831. I was different and people made fun of me. – Judith Light

99832. You really have to listen to yourself and know if what someone is saying is true for you. – Judith Light

99833. I couldn’t care less if someone is gay or straight. – Judith Light

99834. The gay community just recognizes what their closets are and we straight have to spend years trying to figure out which closet we are trapped in. – Judith Light

99835. The more we can purge ourselves of the diseases we create the more we can become magnificent people. – Judith Light

99836. There are two things that I put my focus on. One is the fight against AIDS and finding a cure. The other is human rights. – Judith Light

99837. To me, celebrity doesn’t mean a whole lot unless you’re willing to use it. So I wanted to use it in a different way, with my AIDS work, the human rights stuff for the gay and lesbian community and the speaking I do. – Judith Light

99838. We all have our own closets to come out of. – Judith Light

99839. When I became of service to other people I stopped worrying about my weight so much. – Judith Light

99840. Women don’t realize how powerful they are. – Judith Light

99841. Yet I’ve discovered that how I look is not a function of anything as ephemeral as my hair. – Judith Light

99842. I love being able to make people laugh. – Judith Light

99843. The message of transformation and how we all can live from our heart, not just from our head, was a very important message for me to learn in my own life. – Judith Light

99844. I loved my role on Who’s the Boss? There is always some of me in every character that I play. – Judith Light

99845. Somewhere we turn ourselves into victims instead of being the powerful women we really are meant to be. – Judith Light

99846. People can only do what they are ready to do when they are ready to do it. – Judith Light

99847. My weight went up and down like a yo-yo. – Judith Light

99848. It makes me so angry – there’s enough food in the world but people are starving. It’s all political. – Judith Light

99849. It frustrates me about myself when I see I’m not taking the road that demands more of me. – Judith Light

99850. If you want to be a star, don’t bother doing it because it ends up being very empty. – Judith Light

99851. You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender – people are people. – Judith Light

99852. I wish we lived in a society that made it safe and provided the courage for everyone to come out. – Judith Light

99853. You have to find the peace and patience within yourself to be a model and an example to others and not judge. – Judith Light

99854. I’ve always felt that celebrity was wonderful for a lot of the perks that it could give you. – Judith Light

99855. I know that we’re being inexorably taken over by the Americans. Without a doubt. I don’t mean invaded or anything like that, just taken over. By degrees. – Gordon Lightfoot

99856. I try to keep it light and positive most of the time, whereas earlier on I didn’t always do that. – Gordon Lightfoot

99857. I’m not really a bird person or an Audubon guy who studies them, but as I was around them, they interested me. – Gordon Lightfoot

99858. All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters. – Gordon Lightfoot

99859. I don’t think they should regulate the music field. I don’t see how they can regulate the arts. – Gordon Lightfoot

99860. Turning back the pages of my sweet shattered dream, I wonder if she’ll ever do the same; And the thing that I call living is just being satisfied With knowing I’ve got no one left to blame. – Gordon Lightfoot

99861. You just get the vibes of your surroundings and it rubs off on you. – Gordon Lightfoot

99862. Eternal truth, eternal righteousness, eternal love; these only can triumph, for these only can endure. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99863. This is God’s work. Therefore it must be triumphant. There is no place for misgiving or despondency. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99864. This fear of the Lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom. This consciousness of sin is the straight pathway to heaven. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99865. There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back, no calculation of overpowering odds, no terror of possible consequences, if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you tomorrow. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99866. There is no persuasiveness more effectual than the transparency of a single heart, of a sincere life. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99867. Absolve me, teach me, purify me, strengthen me: take me to Thyself, that I may be Thine and Thine only. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99868. To make your people understand what righteousness is, this must be the basis of all your teaching. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99869. If you are apostles at all, you are apostles, not of men, nor by man. Your sufficiency is of God. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99870. The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority of those who work for their own bread. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99871. The success and the failure are not my concern, but His. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99872. The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99873. The Church in England is the Church of England. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99874. So then, when I speak to you, I speak to myself. If I seem to warn or to rebuke you, it is not so much you, as myself, to whom the warning or the rebuke is addressed. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99875. But on the other hand, while disclaiming any change in my opinions, I desire equally to disclaim the representations of those opinions which have been put forward in some quarters. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99876. Not only must the message be correctly delivered, but the messenger himself must be such as to recommend it to acceptance. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99877. But there is another danger besetting your path. I mean the error of regarding your own capacities instead of your work, of putting self-consciousness in place of God. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99878. I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99879. God is the last link of the chain, but He is the first also. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99880. God helping me, I will help my brothers and sisters in Christ, because they are my brothers and sisters. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99881. God gave you not a spirit of faithlessness, not a spirit of despair. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99882. God did not give you the spirit of cowardice. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99883. It is strange to reflect how much energy is thrown away in attempting to know the unknowable. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99884. So then put away, relentlessly away, all thought of the results. You cannot control them. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99885. Words contract a significance which clings to them long after the condition of things to which they owe it has passed away. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99886. Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99887. We do not realise that we are children of eternity. If we did, then success would be no success, and failure would be no failure to us. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99888. Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness; and remember your strength. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99889. Yes, God is the end of your work, but He is the beginning also. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99890. You will bear a commission from God, for you have received a call from God. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99891. Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot

99892. The heart of man is, so to speak, the paradise of God. – Alphonsus Liguori

99893. Your God is ever beside you – indeed, He is even within you. – Alphonsus Liguori

99894. Ask those who love Him with a sincere love, and they will tell you that they find no greater or prompter relief amid the troubles of their life than in loving conversation with their Divine Friend. – Alphonsus Liguori

99895. If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more, often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you, and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life, to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love. – Alphonsus Liguori

99896. What grieves me most in my past offenses, O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved, as the displeasure I have given You, Who are worthy of infinite love. – Alphonsus Liguori

99897. Who is there that ever receives a gift and tries to make bargains about it? Let us, then, return thanks for what He has bestowed on us. Who can tell whether, if we had had a larger share of ability or stronger health, we should not have possessed them to our destruction. – Alphonsus Liguori

99898. Yet you should practice the greatest possible love and confidence in treating with Him. – Alphonsus Liguori

99899. God is displeased at the diffidence of souls who love Him sincerely and whom He Himself loves. – Alphonsus Liguori

99900. True, He is infinite Majesty, but He is also infinite Goodness and infinite Love. There can be no greater Lord than God; neither can there be a more ardent lover than He. – Alphonsus Liguori

99901. Job was astonished at seeing Almighty God so intent on doing good to us that He seems to have nothing more at heart than to love us and to induce us to love Him in return. – Alphonsus Liguori

99902. Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness. – Alphonsus Liguori

99903. Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends. – Alphonsus Liguori

99904. 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. – Alphonsus Liguori

99905. Speak to Him often of your business, your plans, your troubles, your fears – of everything that concerns you. – Alphonsus Liguori

99906. Since His delights are to be with you, let yours be found in Him. – Alphonsus Liguori

99907. With such thoughts in your mind, now that you have resolved to love Him and please Him with all your strength, your only fear should be to fear God too much and to place too little confidence in Him. – Alphonsus Liguori

99908. Nothing else is required than to act toward God, in the midst of your occupations, as you do, even when busy, toward those who love you and whom you love. – Alphonsus Liguori

99909. But You never reject a repentant and humble heart. – Alphonsus Liguori

99910. Not only is there no need of an intermediary through whom He would want you to speak to Him, but He finds His delight in having you treat with Him personally and in all confidence. – Alphonsus Liguori

99911. It is a great mistake, as we have already remarked, to be afraid of Him and to act in His presence like a timid and craven slave trembling with fright before his master. – Alphonsus Liguori

99912. To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything. – Otto Lilienthal

99913. I like doing family films. – Matthew Lillard

99914. Do not hold everything as gold that shines like gold. – Alain de Lille

99915. I was born because my mother needed a fourth for meals. – Beatrice Lillie

99916. I think Jim Taylor was very underrated, never hear much about him. We played Green Bay every year in exhibition, and generally we played them every couple of years in regular season. And I always thought he was a fierce competitor. – Bob Lilly

99917. I think when you are the parents of a gifted athlete, the best thing in the world you can do is to encourage them, in my opinion. My dad didn’t push me and I didn’t push my children in athletics. – Bob Lilly

99918. Some of the money going to the rookies can now be spent on people who have proved their worth. After all, the average playing life of a pro football player is about eight years and it is only fitting that the veterans get something for their efforts. – Bob Lilly

99919. Today, free agency takes away a lot of your heroes, they go somewhere else. Some of them don’t but a lot of them do-take the higher offer to go somewhere else. And, it turns the fans off because they get attached to the players. – Bob Lilly

99920. We started playing the Baltimore Colts early, and I was still very impressed with Johnny Unitas, who just passed away recently. I thought he was one of the best quarterbacks at the time when I was very young, he was in his prime. – Bob Lilly

99921. I attribute my entire football career, as far as getting me started, getting me interested, keeping me that way was my father. He went to every game even though he was crippled and wasn’t real healthy. – Bob Lilly

99922. To make a long story short, there’s nothing like having a boss walk in. – Doris Lilly

99923. It’s intoxicating for a man to be waited on. Combine this with very, very skillful sex, and that will get them. – Doris Lilly

99924. Men who wear turtlenecks look like turtles. – Doris Lilly

99925. Millionaires are marrying their secretaries because they are so busy making money they haven’t time to see other girls. – Doris Lilly

99926. In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true. – John Lilly

99927. Our only security is our ability to change. – John Lilly

99928. If people suspect their Cattle Bewitched, if they be great Cattle, make the twelfth house their ascendant, and the eleventh their twelfth house, and vary your Rules with Judgment. – William Lilly

99929. Of my infancy I can speak little, only I do remember that in the fourth year of my age I had the measles. – William Lilly

99930. In the seventeenth year of my age my mother died. – William Lilly

99931. In this year 1634, I purchased the moiety of thirteen houses in the Strand for five hundred and thirty pounds. – William Lilly

99932. After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised. – William Lilly

99933. After my mistress was dead, I lived most comfortably, my master having a great affection for me. – William Lilly

99934. I believe God rules all by his divine providence and that the stars by his permission are instruments. – William Lilly

99935. Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it’s about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong. – Adriana Lima

99936. Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don’t give some value to friendships and it can be depressing. – Adriana Lima

99937. I just think they’re really insecure about themselves sometimes. I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don’t have time to hang out together. They’re all really nice; I’ve never had a problem with any model. – Adriana Lima

99938. My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because he’s so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone. – Adriana Lima

99939. Younger guys are just too jealous. – Adriana Lima

99940. When I get older, I don’t think I’ll like to have wrinkles, or a big jelly belly. I cannot have it. – Adriana Lima

99941. If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don’t see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families. – Adriana Lima

99942. If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model, I would never let her! – Adriana Lima

99943. I’ve never been to the gym. I do nothing. – Adriana Lima

99944. I missed out on everything. Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies, going to concerts, and I get so jealous. – Adriana Lima

99945. I would like just one time to be on the cover of Italian Vogue. – Adriana Lima

99946. I was so embarrassed about mispronouncing words. I just knew how to smile. – Adriana Lima

99947. I was in a fashion show and I had on a strapless top. When I got to the end the top was down. – Adriana Lima

99948. I like to go to the movies or read. – Adriana Lima

99949. I used to be very shy. When I first started, I had to go to a casting, and I had to go in a bikini. I thought I was too skinny. But I went in and got the job! And that’s how I started. – Adriana Lima

99950. I’m a teenager, but I’m independent – I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone. – Adriana Lima

99951. You don’t have to have an attitude if you’re famous. – Adriana Lima

99952. The people that make this country work, the people who pay on their mortgages, the people getting up and going to work, striving in this recession to not participate in it, they’re not the enemy. They’re the people that hire you. They’re the people that are going to give you a job. – Rush Limbaugh

99953. We can take this country back. All we need is to nominate the right candidate. It’s no more complicated than that. – Rush Limbaugh

99954. We are born to action; and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first. – Rush Limbaugh

99955. There’s a simple way to solve the crime problem: obey the law; punish those who do not. – Rush Limbaugh

99956. There is one other business where the customer is always wrong and that’s the media. – Rush Limbaugh

99957. The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It’s not change, and it’s not hope. – Rush Limbaugh

99958. The press has met their Waterloo, and it’s Obama. – Rush Limbaugh

99959. Our nation was created in ways that allow human potential to prosper, and it created the greatest nation for people in the history of humanity. Now Obama is dismantling it, because he has no appreciation for our greatness. In fact, he resents it. He blames this country for whatever evils he sees around the world. – Rush Limbaugh

99960. The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro-life is the extremist position, not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where’s the compromise between life and death – and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there’s nothing wrong with them? – Rush Limbaugh

99961. The Los Angeles riots were not caused by the Rodney King verdict. The Los Angeles riots were caused by rioters. – Rush Limbaugh

99962. The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that. – Rush Limbaugh

99963. The difference between Los Angeles and yogurt is that yogurt comes with less fruit. – Rush Limbaugh

99964. So what is so strange about saying I want Barack Obama to fail if his mission is to reconstruct and reform this nation so that capitalism and individual liberty are not its foundation? I want the country to survive. I want the country to succeed. – Rush Limbaugh

99965. Poverty is not the root cause of crime. – Rush Limbaugh

99966. Obama’s health care plan will be written by a committee whose head, John Conyers, says he doesn’t understand it. It’ll be passed by Congress that has not read it, signed by a president who smokes, funded by a Treasury chief who didn’t pay his taxes, overseen by a Surgeon General who is obese, and financed by a country that’s nearly broke. What could possibly go wrong? – Rush Limbaugh

99967. Obama is a statist. He’s an authoritarian. He doesn’t want to govern; he wants to rule. – Rush Limbaugh

99968. Obama had the audacity to say, ‘I have unequivocally prohibited the use of torture by the United States.’ Ladies and gentlemen, torture in the United States has always been illegal. – Rush Limbaugh

99969. None of what Barack Obama is doing or wants to do to this country is anything the rest of the world hasn’t seen before and already failed at. – Rush Limbaugh

99970. No nation ever taxed itself into prosperity. – Rush Limbaugh

99971. Nationalizing businesses, nationalizing banks, is not a solution for the democratic party, it’s the objective. – Rush Limbaugh

99972. The last thing they want is a revitalized economy now. I’m not saying the Democrats don’t want a strong economy. Don’t misunderstand. They just don’t want it now. – Rush Limbaugh

99973. Ronald Reagan was the greatest president of the twentieth century. – Rush Limbaugh

99974. When a nominee for the Supreme Court, one of only nine lifetime appointments, makes an overtly brazen racist comment about tens of millions of American citizens, we don’t need lectures. What we need to do is to confront her with what she said and what it says about her. – Rush Limbaugh

99975. Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats’ new spending doesn’t? Will someone please ask that? – Rush Limbaugh

99976. You could afford your house without the government if it weren’t for the government. – Rush Limbaugh

99977. You know why there’s a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one. – Rush Limbaugh

99978. We want everybody to succeed. You know why? We want the country to succeed, and for the country to succeed, its people – its individuals – must succeed. – Rush Limbaugh

99979. Feminism was established to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream. – Rush Limbaugh

99980. Enraging liberals is simply one of the more enjoyable side effects of my wisdom. – Rush Limbaugh

99981. Did you know that the White House drug test is multiple choice? – Rush Limbaugh

99982. Compassion is no substitute for justice. – Rush Limbaugh

99983. Character matters; leadership descends from character. – Rush Limbaugh

99984. After the Republican Party did everything that Colin Powell says it needs to do to grow, and nominated the very kind of candidate he wanted in 2008, what did Powell do? He endorsed Obama! So according to the Drive-Bys and David Gergen, Republicans should let somebody who campaigned and voted for Obama, tell us how to build our party. – Rush Limbaugh

99985. Football is like life and I know life. – Rush Limbaugh

99986. Government stimulates the democrat party. – Rush Limbaugh

99987. Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old – old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don’t. In both cases we have to DO something. – Rush Limbaugh

99988. Let me tell you who we conservatives are: we love people. When we look out over the United States of America, when we are anywhere, when we see a group of people, such as this or anywhere, we see Americans. We see human beings. We don’t see groups. We don’t see victims. – Rush Limbaugh

99989. Folks, the most insidious part of this whole health care scheme is that all of these vast medical expenditures will become nothing more than government budget items. We individuals will no longer exist. The relationship between a government and citizen will change forever. – Rush Limbaugh

99990. If you commit a crime, you’re guilty. – Rush Limbaugh

99991. Liberal Democrats are inexorably opposed to tax cuts, because tax cuts give people more power, and take away from the role of government. – Rush Limbaugh

99992. If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation. – Rush Limbaugh

99993. I want anyone who believes in life, liberty, pursuit of happiness to succeed. And I want any force, any person, any element of an overarching Big Government that would stop your success, I want that organization, that element or that person to fail. I want you to succeed. – Rush Limbaugh

99994. I reject the notion that America is in a well-deserved decline, that she and her citizens are unexceptional. I do not believe America is the problem in the world. I believe America is the solution to the world’s problems. – Rush Limbaugh

99995. I must be honest. I can only read so many paragraphs of a New York Times story before I puke. – Rush Limbaugh

99996. I don’t need equal time, I am equal time! – Rush Limbaugh

99997. Most people’s historical perspective begins with the day of their birth. – Rush Limbaugh

99998. My dad was dean of fine arts at the university. I was casting bronzes in the school foundry. I was using the university as a playground. – Maya Lin

99999. Sometimes you have to stop thinking. Sometimes you shut down completely. I think that’s true in any creative field. – Maya Lin

100000. Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think. – Maya Lin

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