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180000 famous quotes part 104 – 103001 to 104000

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180000 famous quotes part 104 – 103001 to 104000

103001. So often corporate America, business America, are the worst communicators, because all they understand are facts, and they cannot tell a story. They know how to explain their quarterly results, but they don’t know how to explain what they mean. – Frank Luntz

103002. Some people call it global warming; some people call it climate change. What is the difference? – Frank Luntz

103003. However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph of humanist and progressive values that mankind has achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness. – Tran Duc Luong

103004. Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind’s great achievements in the 20th century. – Tran Duc Luong

103005. The world’s people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice and cooperation. – Tran Duc Luong

103006. Under the process of ongoing globalization, advantages are, in the main, created for a minority of countries and development centres as well as powerful transnational companies. – Tran Duc Luong

103007. While a handful of countries and a small number of people are leading ample life, dozens of countries and billions of people in Africa, Asia and Latin America are being left in absolute poverty. – Tran Duc Luong

103008. Often I pretended to a cameraman to know less than I did. That way I got more cooperation. – Ida Lupino

103009. Keeping a feminine approach is vital – men hate bossy females. – Ida Lupino

103010. I’d love to see more women working as directors and producers. – Ida Lupino

103011. I knew it would break his heart if I didn’t go into the business. – Ida Lupino

103012. I had no desire to crash a man’s world. – Ida Lupino

103013. I didn’t see myself as any advance guard, or feminist. – Ida Lupino

103014. Any woman who wishes to smash into the world of men isn’t very feminine. – Ida Lupino

103015. Today it’s almost impossible to do it unless you are an actress or writer with power… I wouldn’t hesitate right this minute to hire a talented woman if the subject matter were right. – Ida Lupino

103016. Whereupon, at the tender age of thirteen, I set upon the path of playing nothing but hookers. – Ida Lupino

103017. I’m totally Italian, but I’m not a diva. If you could see the way I’m dressed in daily life, that’s not a diva. Appearances are so not important to me. – Patti LuPone

103018. I think Madonna is a wonderful performer. – Patti LuPone

103019. The theater is a tough place. It’s not cushioned the way it is in film and television. – Patti LuPone

103020. We’re not show-business people. We have a life. – Patti LuPone

103021. To be nominated was enough, but when I won I the Tony I just felt relief. – Patti LuPone

103022. Smile at a stranger. See what happens. – Patti LuPone

103023. I played the tuba in high school. I wanted to be a member of the marching band. I thought, what can I play that has the most effect? What can I play to get people to laugh? – Patti LuPone

103024. I learned a long time ago from David Mamet to wipe your feet at the door, get it out on stage and then go about your life. – Patti LuPone

103025. I just love chickens. – Patti LuPone

103026. I just create, that’s what I do. – Patti LuPone

103027. Anybody that goes to the theater, I think we’re all misfits, so we ended up on stage or in the audience. – Patti LuPone

103028. A well-rounded performer will listen to all kinds of music. I like classical, Middle Eastern, and rock a lot. – Patti LuPone

103029. A show is exhausting when it stinks. It’s exhausting when you have to work overtime to make something work. – Patti LuPone

103030. The word diva to me means doing something supernatural with something natural. – Patti LuPone

103031. As one went to Europe to see the living past, so one must visit Southern California to observe the future. – Alison Lurie

103032. There is a peculiar burning odor in the room, like explosives. the kitchen fills with smoke and the hot, sweet, ashy smell of scorched cookies. The war has begun. – Alison Lurie

103033. We can lie in the language of dress or try to tell the truth; but unless we are naked and bald, it is impossible to be silent. – Alison Lurie

103034. I like to draw and paint. It is a river to me. – John Lurie

103035. I guess I just want everything to be available immediately. – John Lurie

103036. Acting scares me. – John Lurie

103037. I play music, I paint – these things come from your depths. – John Lurie

103038. I’d always maintained an image so that people wouldn’t approach me. – John Lurie

103039. I’ve been through this fame thing before, when the band was big in ’80, ’81. – John Lurie

103040. If someone who knows what’s going on comes up and says they liked the music, I appreciate that. – John Lurie

103041. But, you know, I’d be happy just making music. – John Lurie

103042. If my life was a song it would be, ‘It ain’t that easy being green’ from Sesame Street. – Jacob Lusk

103043. You’re going to be entertained. But when you finish hearing me singing, you’re going to want to keep going, and you’re going to keep believing and that’s the kind of artist I am. – Jacob Lusk

103044. The type of music I like to sing is really those classic songs, those Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion, Frank Sinatra, classics. – Jacob Lusk

103045. The music I love to sing would have to be gospel – it just uplifts me, it takes me to a really good place. – Jacob Lusk

103046. In my spare time I like to sleep. – Jacob Lusk

103047. I’m the type of artist who touches people, that’s the type of artist that I am. – Jacob Lusk

103048. I prefer to sing in the shower vs. the car. The shower is just steam, you know, its just you, and nature, and no clothing. You know, there’s nothing separating you. It’s just you, and the voice – you, and the water. – Jacob Lusk

103049. I hope that America sees that I’m a fun loving guy and I hope they see the light of God in me, if that makes sense at all. This is a great platform, this is a great blessing that I have, and I I just want them to see something in me that says, ‘Everything’s going to be okay’. – Jacob Lusk

103050. I don’t cry America. I do not cry. That was a once in a lifetime event. I do not cry, do you understand? I don’t cry, okay? – Jacob Lusk

103051. The reason this resolution was delayed had nothing to do with anything Karl did or failed to do. – Robert Luskin

103052. At the request of the special counsel, Mr. Rove will not discuss the substance of his testimony. – Robert Luskin

103053. The expectations are that when this investigation is completed, Fitzgerald will make the appropriate decision, which is not to charge Karl with any criminal offenses. – Robert Luskin

103054. The one thing that’s absolutely clear is that Karl was not the source for the leak and there’s no basis for any additional speculation. – Robert Luskin

103055. The special counsel has not advised Mr. Rove that he is a target of the investigation and affirmed that he has made no decision concerning charges. – Robert Luskin

103056. It’s almost inevitable there’s going to be an escalation on both sides. – Bill Luther

103057. It could potentially be a very competitive race. – Bill Luther

103058. These issues are so important. I just felt the best thing to do right now is contribute and go forward. – Bill Luther

103059. I shall never be a heretic; I may err in dispute, but I do not wish to decide anything finally; on the other hand, I am not bound by the opinions of men. – Martin Luther

103060. God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars. – Martin Luther

103061. Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart. – Martin Luther

103062. I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth. – Martin Luther

103063. I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self. – Martin Luther

103064. I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen. – Martin Luther

103065. I feel much freer now that I am certain the pope is the Antichrist. – Martin Luther

103066. Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die. – Martin Luther

103067. I more fear what is within me than what comes from without. – Martin Luther

103068. For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. – Martin Luther

103069. If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself. – Martin Luther

103070. If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don’t want to go there. – Martin Luther

103071. If you are not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don’t want to go there. – Martin Luther

103072. All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired. – Martin Luther

103073. I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess. – Martin Luther

103074. For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel. – Martin Luther

103075. Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave. – Martin Luther

103076. First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf. – Martin Luther

103077. Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding. – Martin Luther

103078. Faith is permitting ourselves to be seized by the things we do not see. – Martin Luther

103079. Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times. – Martin Luther

103080. Everything that is done in the world is done by hope. – Martin Luther

103081. Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying. – Martin Luther

103082. Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. – Martin Luther

103083. Blood alone moves the wheels of history. – Martin Luther

103084. Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us. – Martin Luther

103085. Be thou comforted, little dog, Thou too in Resurrection shall have a little golden tail. – Martin Luther

103086. Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ. – Martin Luther

103087. Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are? – Martin Luther

103088. Forgiveness is God’s command. – Martin Luther

103089. Reason is a whore, the greatest enemy that faith has. – Martin Luther

103090. If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn’t do anything to you, but since you aren’t wise, you need us who are old. – Martin Luther

103091. The man who has the will to undergo all labor may win to any good. – Martin Luther

103092. The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else. – Martin Luther

103093. The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride. – Martin Luther

103094. The fewer the words, the better the prayer. – Martin Luther

103095. The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider… the riders contend for its possession. – Martin Luther

103096. Reason is the enemy of faith. – Martin Luther

103097. There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. – Martin Luther

103098. Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon. – Martin Luther

103099. Pray, and let God worry. – Martin Luther

103100. People must have righteous principals in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions. – Martin Luther

103101. Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace. – Martin Luther

103102. Peace if possible, truth at all costs. – Martin Luther

103103. Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime. – Martin Luther

103104. The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid. – Martin Luther

103105. You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you. – Martin Luther

103106. To gather with God’s people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer. – Martin Luther

103107. War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it. – Martin Luther

103108. Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God. – Martin Luther

103109. When I am angry I can pray well and preach well. – Martin Luther

103110. When schools flourish, all flourishes. – Martin Luther

103111. You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say. – Martin Luther

103112. Nothing good ever comes of violence. – Martin Luther

103113. Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God. – Martin Luther

103114. The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay. – Martin Luther

103115. My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. – Martin Luther

103116. Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world. – Martin Luther

103117. People whose sensibility is destroyed by music in trains, airports, lifts, cannot concentrate on a Beethoven Quartet. – Witold Lutoslawski

103118. There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons. – Edwin Lutyens

103119. People who think it doesn’t matter who owns our auto industry are flat wrong. – Robert Lutz

103120. Imminent GM bankruptcy was always fiction, created by Wall Street and the media. – Robert Lutz

103121. History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat. – Rosa Luxemburg

103122. Those who do not move, do not notice their chains. – Rosa Luxemburg

103123. Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently. – Rosa Luxemburg

103124. Bourgeois class domination is undoubtedly an historical necessity, but, so too, the rising of the working class against it. Capital is an historical necessity, but, so too, its grave digger, the socialist proletariat. – Rosa Luxemburg

103125. Only through the conscious action of the working masses in city and country can it be brought to life, only through the people’s highest intellectual maturity and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely through all storms and find its way to port. – Rosa Luxemburg

103126. Freedom only for the members of the government, only for the members of the Party – though they are quite numerous – is no freedom at all. – Rosa Luxemburg

103127. Marxism is a revolutionary worldview that must always struggle for new revelations. – Rosa Luxemburg

103128. Social democracy seeks and finds the ways, and particular slogans, of the workers’ struggle only in the course of the development of this struggle, and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone. – Rosa Luxemburg

103129. Social democracy… is only the advance guard of the proletariat, a small piece of the total working masses; blood from their blood, and flesh from their flesh. – Rosa Luxemburg

103130. The masses are in reality their own leaders, dialectically creating their own development process. – Rosa Luxemburg

103131. The masses are the decisive element, they are the rock on which the final victory of the revolution will be built. – Rosa Luxemburg

103132. The more that social democracy develops, grows, and becomes stronger, the more the enlightened masses of workers will take their own destinies, the leadership of their movement, and the determination of its direction into their own hands. – Rosa Luxemburg

103133. Freedom is always the freedom of dissenters. – Rosa Luxemburg

103134. The working classes in every country only learn to fight in the course of their struggles. – Rosa Luxemburg

103135. If you want to be a successful runner, you have to consider everything. It’s no good just thinking about endurance and not to develop fine speed. – Arthur Lydiard

103136. It’s just a matter of understanding what’s necessary and discipline yourself to do it. – Arthur Lydiard

103137. Encourage kids to enjoy running and play in athletics. Don’t force them to run too much competition. – Arthur Lydiard

103138. No one will burn out doing aerobic running. It is too much anaerobic running, which the American scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through, that burns them out. – Arthur Lydiard

103139. In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes, where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water, ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes worn down to the surface of the mud, sometimes projecting slightly above it. – Charles Lyell

103140. I long ago suggested the hypothesis, that in the basin of the Thames there are indications of a meeting in the Pleistocene period of a northern and southern fauna. – Charles Lyell

103141. No tools have yet been met with in any of the gravels occurring at the higher levels of the valley of the Seine; but no importance can be attached to this negative fact, as so little search has yet been made for them. – Charles Lyell

103142. Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession. – Charles Lyell

103143. So far, therefore, as we can draw safe conclusions from a single specimen, there has been no marked change of race in the human population of Switzerland during the periods above considered. – Charles Lyell

103144. In valley drift we meet commonly with the bones of quadrupeds which graze on plains bordering rivers. – Charles Lyell

103145. In several sections, both natural in the banks of the Mississippi and its numerous arms, and where artificial canals had been cut, I observed erect stumps of trees, with their roots attached, buried in strata at different heights, one over the other. – Charles Lyell

103146. In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations is naturally received with much hesitation. – Charles Lyell

103147. When on my return to England I showed the cast of the cranium to Professor Huxley, he remarked at once that it was the most ape-like skull he had ever beheld. – Charles Lyell

103148. That ere long, now that curiosity has been so much excited on this subject, some human remains will be detected in the older alluvium of European valleys, I confidently expect. – Charles Lyell

103149. Such discoveries have led me, and other geologists, to reconsider the evidence previously derived from caves brought forward in proof of the high antiquity of Man. – Charles Lyell

103150. It has long been a fact familiar to geologists, that, both on the east and west coasts of the central part of Scotland, there are lines of raised beaches, containing marine shells of the same species as those now inhabiting the neighbouring sea. – Charles Lyell

103151. A merry companion is as good as a wagon. – John Lyly

103152. A clear conscience is a sure card. – John Lyly

103153. As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate. – John Lyly

103154. He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose. – John Lyly

103155. Night hath a thousand eyes. – John Lyly

103156. Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame. – John Lyly

103157. The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted. – John Lyly

103158. The true measure of life is not length, but honesty. – John Lyly

103159. We might knit that knot with our tongues that we shall never undo with our teeth. – John Lyly

103160. To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind. – John Lyly

103161. Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth. – John Lyly

103162. You can’t be a winner and be afraid to lose. – Charles Lynch

103163. My cow is not pretty, but it is pretty to me. – David Lynch

103164. Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story – the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world, and to spend more time there. – David Lynch

103165. The concept of absurdity is something I’m attracted to. – David Lynch

103166. Somewhere in talking and rehearsing, there is a magical moment where actors catch a current, they’re on the right road. If they really catch it, then whatever they do from then on is correct and it all comes out of them from that point on. – David Lynch

103167. Sex is a doorway to something so powerful and mystical, but movies usually depict it in a completely flat way. – David Lynch

103168. I like cappuccino, actually. But even a bad cup of coffee is better than no coffee at all. – David Lynch

103169. I didn’t watch much TV as a kid and I don’ t watch it now. I don’ t find anything beautiful or unique to the medium, and the only thing you can do on TV that you can’t do in film is make a continuing story – which is so cool! – David Lynch

103170. Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there’s humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd. – David Lynch

103171. The ideas dictate everything, you have to be true to that or you’re dead. – David Lynch

103172. This whole world is wild at heart and weird on top. – David Lynch

103173. You’re right on the money with that. We’re all like detectives in life. There’s something at the end of the trail that we’re all looking for. – David Lynch

103174. We have, therefore, directed the Irish Army authorities to have field hospitals established in County Donegal adjacent to Derry and at other points along the Border where they may be necessary. – Jack Lynch

103175. The Irish Government can no longer stand by and see innocent people injured and perhaps worse. – Jack Lynch

103176. It is obvious that the RUC is no longer accepted as an impartial police force. – Jack Lynch

103177. Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs. – Jack Lynch

103178. They told me I’d never probably see the front-line area. – Jessica Lynch

103179. The whole idea that the rescue was staged or the soldiers were shooting blanks, that’s just obvious stuff. Why would you do that in the middle of a war? It’s just crazy. – Jessica Lynch

103180. I could be, you know, the person that shows little kids that giving up isn’t something that you should do. – Jessica Lynch

103181. The citizens of New Hampshire expect and deserve a government as clean as our mountain streams and as open as our blue skies. Today let us pledge together to make this government – the people’s government – clean, open and honest. – John Lynch

103182. New Hampshire state government is a big customer for prescription drug companies. Just as businesses do, we should take advantage of the bargaining power we have as a big customer. – John Lynch

103183. Our state’s beautiful natural environment is part of why we all love and live in New Hampshire. It is also one of our state’s most important economic assets. – John Lynch

103184. We will not agree on every issue. But let us respect those differences and respect one another. Let us recognize that we do not serve an ideology or a political party; we serve the people. – John Lynch

103185. To restore and keep the public’s confidence in the integrity of their government, state government and its officials must be open, honest and transparent. – John Lynch

103186. We have a responsibility as a state to protect our most vulnerable citizens: our children, seniors, people with disabilities. That is our moral obligation. But there is an economic justification too – we all pay when the basic needs of our citizens are unmet. – John Lynch

103187. Did you know that the state is the proud owner of a condo complex in Conway? This budget adds a real estate manager position to assess what we own, and sell those properties that we don’t need and shouldn’t own. – John Lynch

103188. You know, I change my hair color a lot, I do all sorts of different things. – Kelly Lynch

103189. It’s part of the fun of it to work with strong personalities. – Kelly Lynch

103190. Most movie stars don’t change their look at all. – Kelly Lynch

103191. My idols are all older. – Kelly Lynch

103192. My whole career is based on taking a left turn after each film and doing the opposite of what I’ve just done. – Kelly Lynch

103193. That’s where I got my start and where I’ll continue to work, but I can’t tell you the number of films between Drugstore Cowboy and Curly Sue that I auditioned for and wanted that didn’t choose me. – Kelly Lynch

103194. The fact that I got Drugstore Cowboy at all was a fluke. – Kelly Lynch

103195. The least consideration of any film I’ve ever worked on is who is right for it. – Kelly Lynch

103196. The worst thing would be for them to find out who I really am, because that’s where I hide. – Kelly Lynch

103197. Well, for someone who looks like me you wonder where Alfred Hitchcock is. – Kelly Lynch

103198. Yeah, I do feel badly sometimes, not for whose coming up and getting roles I’m not right for anymore but the people I compete with, who range from Uma Thurman on up. – Kelly Lynch

103199. You learn your text and have it in the back of your head, without a thought as to how you’re going to say it. – Kelly Lynch

103200. You look at Gone With the Wind, how right Vivian Leigh was for that. Don’t know if that would happen today. – Kelly Lynch

103201. In their 30s women really start to live… they’re not children anymore, and they’re not just mothers. – Kelly Lynch

103202. In a collaborative environment directors hire actors because they want their input, not just their bodies. – Kelly Lynch

103203. If it’s independent, it’s because I love it… ’cause they usually end up costing me money to do. – Kelly Lynch

103204. I’ve been overwhelmed; I was a single mother for a time. – Kelly Lynch

103205. I think right now in the world we’re feeling like there’s no solid ground beneath our feet, you know? – Kelly Lynch

103206. It’s important for me to see as many colors in the character as possible. – Kelly Lynch

103207. Well, I’m a consumer as well. I go to the movies with my popcorn and believe everything I see. – Kelly Lynch

103208. I make a good living and I’ve never looked at myself as being an artiste. – Kelly Lynch

103209. All I really want to do is entertain people out there sitting in the dark and for them to believe it. – Kelly Lynch

103210. I mean, I always feel incredibly lucky to get a job. – Kelly Lynch

103211. I just think we’re living in a time of massive, amazing change, like the Industrial Revolution on acid. – Kelly Lynch

103212. I don’t care what people’s myths are about me. – Kelly Lynch

103213. I do come shackled with whatever people think I am. – Kelly Lynch

103214. I can’t wait til I get the chance to be a character and how my face looks isn’t the first consideration. – Kelly Lynch

103215. Cause I won’t repeat myself, the way I dress and look. – Kelly Lynch

103216. But actors at a certain point take the best of what’s available to them. – Kelly Lynch

103217. And sometimes I do films so my daughter can see me work. – Kelly Lynch

103218. I like to show as much of a woman as I can. I like to fill things out. – Kelly Lynch

103219. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Suicide is a choice and I think if we work with that with kids, we’ll get somewhere. – Peter Lynch

103220. You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don’t understand that’s going to happen, then you’re not ready, you won’t do well in the markets. – Peter Lynch

103221. The person that turns over the most rocks wins the game. And that’s always been my philosophy. – Peter Lynch

103222. It’s human nature to keep doing something as long as it’s pleasurable and you can succeed at it – which is why the world population continues to double every 40 years. – Peter Lynch

103223. Improved turnout will give parliament and government the appearance of being more legitimate. – Peter Lynch

103224. If all the economists in the world were laid end to end, it wouldn’t be a bad thing. – Peter Lynch

103225. I’ve found that when the market’s going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won’t get there by reading ‘Now is the time to buy.’ – Peter Lynch

103226. I think you have to learn that there’s a company behind every stock, and that there’s only one real reason why stocks go up. Companies go from doing poorly to doing well or small companies grow to large companies. – Peter Lynch

103227. I don’t go near the money and the money doesn’t go near me. – Peter Lynch

103228. Go for a business that any idiot can run – because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it. – Peter Lynch

103229. Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it. – Peter Lynch

103230. Don’t bottom fish. – Peter Lynch

103231. Although it’s easy to forget sometimes, a share is not a lottery ticket… it’s part-ownership of a business. – Peter Lynch

103232. When stocks are attractive, you buy them. Sure, they can go lower. I’ve bought stocks at $12 that went to $2, but then they later went to $30. You just don’t know when you can find the bottom. – Peter Lynch

103233. I always thought a very strong anti-drug policy was a good thing for my union members. – Stephen F. Lynch

103234. Likewise, free trade does not, as evidenced in CAFTA, mean fair trade. – Stephen F. Lynch

103235. Amnesty International continues to report that extra judicial tortures and murders continue. This is not democracy that we are exporting to Mexico, and this is certainly not what the Mexican workers signed up for. – Stephen F. Lynch

103236. As for the expected boon to the Mexican economy, we have seen none of these gains, and instead we have seen NAFTA’s detrimental impact on the Mexican workers. – Stephen F. Lynch

103237. Average real wages in Mexican manufacturing are lower than they were 10 years ago, if you can believe that. – Stephen F. Lynch

103238. Free trade should not mean free labor. – Stephen F. Lynch

103239. Hey, I’m a former union president myself and also an attorney that represented a lot of unions. – Stephen F. Lynch

103240. If you consider that a typical Central American consumer earns only a small fraction of an average American worker’s wages, it becomes clear that CAFTA’s true goal is not to the increase U.S. exports. – Stephen F. Lynch

103241. Instead of trade policy that is beneficial to American businesses and workers as well as our trade partners, we have a flawed trade policy that hurts all parties. – Stephen F. Lynch

103242. You do not export democracy through the Defense Department or the Defense Secretary. You do it through trade agreements, through the Department of Commerce and favorable agreements with our friends and neighbors across the globe. – Stephen F. Lynch

103243. Now, given the experience that we have had thus far, with our subsequent trade agreements with NAFTA and others, you would think that with our experience of job loss that we have had there that when you find yourself in a hole that you might stop digging. – Stephen F. Lynch

103244. Proponents of the Central America Free Trade Agreement have conveniently ignored this fundamental fact: the effect of trade on incomes in Central America and how to alleviate the adverse consequences of trade liberalization on the poor. – Stephen F. Lynch

103245. Since NAFTA was put in place, Mexico has lost 1.9 million jobs and most Mexicans’ real wages have fallen. – Stephen F. Lynch

103246. The biggest share of U.S. exports to the six CAFTA nations is not the traditional job-creation kind. These are products that are not consumed in the purchasing nations. – Stephen F. Lynch

103247. The one thing that I have been struck with, after coming here to Congress is, how many people in Washington, D.C. talk about job loss like they are talking about the weather, or a natural disaster like an earthquake. – Stephen F. Lynch

103248. Trade reform has also been linked to increased income disparity as skilled workers have captured more benefits from globalization than their unskilled counterparts. – Stephen F. Lynch

103249. I am told that the clinical definition of insanity is the tenancy to do the same thing over and over again and expect different results. – Stephen F. Lynch

103250. I’m more interested in the meaning of funerals and the mourning that people do. It’s not a retail experience. It’s an existential one. – Thomas Lynch

103251. But poetry is a way of language, it is not its subject or its maker’s background or interests or hobbies or fixations. It is nearer to utterance than history. – Thomas Lynch

103252. I’m lazy but generally task oriented so having a hoop to jump through means eventually I’ll make the effort. – Thomas Lynch

103253. If I were assigned poems I suppose I’d write more of them but it is entirely voluntary and for the most part ignored in the market sense of the word so the language to me is most intimate, most important, most sublime and most satisfying when it gets done. – Thomas Lynch

103254. So I suppose poetry, language, the shaping of it, was and remains for me an effort to make sense out of essentially senseless situations. – Thomas Lynch

103255. Usually a poem takes shape accoustically – a line or a pair of lines will repeat itself in my ear. – Thomas Lynch

103256. Well the themes for me were and remain sex and love and grief and death – the things that make us and undo us, create and destroy, how we breed and disappear and the emotional context that surrounds these events. – Thomas Lynch

103257. Poems seem to have a life of their own. They tell you when enough is enough. – Thomas Lynch

103258. It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one’s own suffering. – Robert Lynd

103259. Almost any game with any ball is a good game. – Robert Lynd

103260. Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left. – Robert Lynd

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103261. Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead. – Robert Lynd

103262. I sometimes suspect that half our difficulties are imaginary and that if we kept quiet about them they would disappear. – Robert Lynd

103263. There is nothing that makes us feel so good as the idea that someone else is an evil-doer. – Robert Lynd

103264. Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve. – Robert Lynd

103265. Most of us can remember a time when a birthday – especially if it was one’s own – brightened the world as if a second sun has risen. – Robert Lynd

103266. Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth saying is that we really mean them. – Robert Lynd

103267. One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge. – Robert Lynd

103268. There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas. – Robert Lynd

103269. Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with. – Robert Lynd

103270. Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long. – Robert Lynd

103271. There are two sorts of curiosity – the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things. – Robert Wilson Lynd

103272. The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions. – Robert Wilson Lynd

103273. Most human beings are quite likeable if you do not see too much of them. – Robert Wilson Lynd

103274. It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf. – Robert Wilson Lynd

103275. There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before. – Robert Wilson Lynd

103276. It is in games that many men discover their paradise. – Robert Wilson Lynd

103277. When I said I didn’t have a cent, I didn’t. I used to get annoyed with people who said they were broke when they had five dollars. – Paul Lynde

103278. Sandwiches are wonderful. You don’t need a spoon or a plate! – Paul Lynde

103279. A room is like a stage. If you see it without lighting, it can be the coldest place in the world. – Paul Lynde

103280. Mothers don’t want to pinch me or put me in their purse. – Paul Lynde

103281. I don’t understand why people don’t remember my name. – Paul Lynde

103282. I don’t know who the hell Paul Lynde is, or why he’s funny, and I prefer it to be a mystery to me. – Paul Lynde

103283. I don’t always prepare such rich meals. Sometimes I’ll just serve a simple quiche, salad and dessert for dinner. During the week I try to eat lightly. – Paul Lynde

103284. I can’t even get three weeks off to have cosmetic surgery. – Paul Lynde

103285. Food was a constant topic of conversation in our household. – Paul Lynde

103286. I feel now it’s useless to keep hoping. The way things are today, we live in a world that needs laughter, and I’ve decided if I can make people laugh, I’m making a more important contribution. – Paul Lynde

103287. An actor shouldn’t undergo psychoanalysis, because there are a lot of things you’re better off not knowing. – Paul Lynde

103288. Someday I’m going to go onstage in a dress if I want to. – Paul Lynde

103289. A closet full of wire hangers can be the most dangerous place in the world. – Paul Lynde

103290. My following is straight. I’m so glad. – Paul Lynde

103291. My kitchen is not a place to live in. I made it white so I can tell instantly if it’s not clean-and I like it clean enough to be able to eat off the floors-or the tables, for that matter. – Paul Lynde

103292. My sisters said, Why do you make those faces? You make yourself so ugly. – Paul Lynde

103293. My table seats eight, so that’s my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, your whole house doesn’t get wrecked that way. – Paul Lynde

103294. My father was adamant in his disapproval of my interest in show business. – Paul Lynde

103295. Learning lines is on my mind until I do know them. I’ll read the paper or paint the house to keep from starting to memorize. I’ve never found an easy way. – Paul Lynde

103296. Comedy is exaggerated realism. It can be stretched to the almost ludicrous, but it must always be believable. – Paul Lynde

103297. I sang in the choir for years, even though my family belonged to another church. – Paul Lynde

103298. It was the worst moment of my life. The producer came up and talked me back into going on stage. – Paul Lynde

103299. If I’m not working, I don’t know what to do. – Paul Lynde

103300. If I hadn’t become a celebrity, I’d probably be an alcoholic. – Paul Lynde

103301. If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be frightened half to death. – Paul Lynde

103302. I’m Liberace without a piano. – Paul Lynde

103303. I wish I had the nerve not to tip. – Paul Lynde

103304. The doctor’s name was Sylvia. I told her she’d have a problem with me because Sylvia was my mother’s name. – Paul Lynde

103305. I think basically an actor is a salesman. – Paul Lynde

103306. My dad was a ham, too. He could sell those women anything. Of all his sons, I was the only one he could trust to sell as well as he could. I was proud of that. – Paul Lynde

103307. I often go on a liquid fast a couple of days a week. I never take just water. Instead, I’ll have maybe six glasses of vegetable and fruit juices a day. – Paul Lynde

103308. I may find something that looks interesting and then go on to alter the recipe by adding spices, things of my own. I also look for time-saving recipes, dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored. – Paul Lynde

103309. The dining room in my old house was truly magnificent, but by far the worst room for conversation. I’d get up from the table, a very long table, and somebody would always say, Paul, I never got to talk to you. – Paul Lynde

103310. I laughed all the way through Love Story. – Paul Lynde

103311. The whole romantic part of my life was a wipeout. I didn’t even own a belt. – Paul Lynde

103312. I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter that I bought at an auction. I always pour wine from that. – Paul Lynde

103313. I have an ulcer. It has an IQ of 185. – Paul Lynde

103314. I was obsessed with being rich and famous. – Paul Lynde

103315. Politicians… talk in generalities and lies, and I think they’ve caused all our grief. They’re so awful, they’re really funny. I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics. – Paul Lynde

103316. I was speaking to Ridley Scott the other day and he makes a film every 18 months. He’s amazing really. – Adrian Lyne

103317. Well, I think just the fact that you are making your first film is a huge step. – Adrian Lyne

103318. The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use. – Adrian Lyne

103319. The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren’t cliche. – Adrian Lyne

103320. So on my screenplay, on the left-hand side of the page, I will put all the ideas that refer to the scene next to it so I have some sort of pictorial reference. – Adrian Lyne

103321. Obviously, in dealing with a relationship, sexuality has to be involved, and jealousy and emotions like that. And I don’t know, I’ve always been intrigued by those emotions. – Adrian Lyne

103322. If you are prepared to make a fool of yourself for them then you usually get that back. I think that there are points where you become so close to an actor, you know them so well, almost as well or better than their spouse. You have to know them, warts and all. – Adrian Lyne

103323. I was watching Monster’s Ball, which is a fabulous movie. It’s just a little gem: beautifully shot, and shot in a way I never would have done. It made me feel very old, really, because it wasn’t eccentric for its own sake, it was just very original. – Adrian Lyne

103324. What I think is interesting is that the more you do, you have to invent a book of rules of what you can do and what you can’t do. And the very real danger is that if your book of rules becomes a book of cliches. – Adrian Lyne

103325. I wanted to make a movie about the arbitrary nature of love. – Adrian Lyne

103326. I think you get better at staring into space. Especially living in the South of France. – Adrian Lyne

103327. I feel a little schizophrenic because my life is so totally different from here, obviously. And the French values are so different from American values. – Adrian Lyne

103328. I don’t know really. I’ve always been interested in the small picture instead of the big one, and I’ve always been interested in relationship pictures. – Adrian Lyne

103329. Foxes was a movie that didn’t do a lot of business but it didn’t do too badly critically and eventually they offered me other things. The interesting thing was that next I tried a film called Star Man, which Michael Douglas was producing. – Adrian Lyne

103330. Every time I do one I feel like I’ve never really quite learned anything. I always find that when I’m making a film, I find it a little bit like I’m doing it for the first time. – Adrian Lyne

103331. And I think you understand a little bit more why she falls for him. In a way, watching the French do anything is a little more fun because their gestures are different. And in that way, they make everything interesting. – Adrian Lyne

103332. I’ve always been interested in films where you can identify with the actors. Where you can be in their shoes and therefore be more involved if they’re people that you recognize. – Adrian Lyne

103333. Their every instinct – and I have to say this is without exception – is to iron out the bumps, and It’s always the bumps that are the most interesting stuff. – Adrian Lyne

103334. It is always well to accept your own shortcomings with candor but to regard those of your friends with polite incredulity. – Russell Lynes

103335. When it gets dark enough you can see the stars. – Russell Lynes

103336. The true snob never rests; there is always a higher goal to attain, and there are, by the same token, always more and more people to look down upon. – Russell Lynes

103337. Ragtime was a fanfare for the 20th century. – Russell Lynes

103338. A lady is nothing very specific. One man’s lady is another man’s woman; sometimes, one man’s lady is another man’s wife. Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide. – Russell Lynes

103339. In my estimation, the only thing that is more to be guarded against than bad taste is good taste. – Russell Lynes

103340. If you can’t ignore an insult, top it; if you can’t top it, laugh it off; and if you can’t laugh it off, it’s probably deserved. – Russell Lynes

103341. Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it. – Russell Lynes

103342. Cynicism is the intellectual cripple’s substitute for intelligence. – Russell Lynes

103343. Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal. – Russell Lynes

103344. A truly appreciative child will break, lose, spoil, or fondle to death any really successful gift within a matter of minutes. – Russell Lynes

103345. The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live today than any other building that has gone remotely by the name of architecture in our history. – Russell Lynes

103346. The kind of music I like depends very much on my mood. – Annni-Frid Lyngstad

103347. Being rich and famous isn’t all happiness and at times the pressures have got to me. – Annni-Frid Lyngstad

103348. I like to think of myself as being fashion-conscious without being a slave to fashion. – Annni-Frid Lyngstad

103349. I must have some sort of record in failing to get into the charts. – Annni-Frid Lyngstad

103350. Money cannot buy happiness. – Annni-Frid Lyngstad

103351. I am a film buff. – Carol Lynley

103352. I am not whiny! – Carol Lynley

103353. I was upset with Delbert, because there he was going again and pushing me out in front, without asking me. – Cheryl Lynn

103354. It wasn’t until my last year of college, 1976, that I decided well, maybe he’s right. Delbert had been pushing me since high school to put 100% into my music. – Cheryl Lynn

103355. I didn’t have time for talent shows and stuff like that. I was into books and studying real hard. – Cheryl Lynn

103356. I will love you with all my heart, To have forever – never to part. This is a promise engrained in me, Take my hand and let it be. – Diana Lynn

103357. I will know how to hold you just by the look in your eye, I will never forget – not even on the day that I die. This is a promise of my passion for you, smile at me and make it true. – Diana Lynn

103358. We used to go around tipping outhouses over, or turning over corn shocks on Halloween. Anything to be mean. – Loretta Lynn

103359. My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him. – Loretta Lynn

103360. My life has run from misery to happiness. – Loretta Lynn

103361. Once in a while I get inspired and finish my act with the hillbilly hoedown. – Loretta Lynn

103362. Some of my friends who know me best say they wouldn’t trade places with me for $1 million because of the pace I lead. – Loretta Lynn

103363. Sometimes I think our problems are made worse by the kind of business we’re in. Playing these road shows is a weird experience. – Loretta Lynn

103364. The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires. – Loretta Lynn

103365. The night I announced I was getting married, Daddy paced for hours on the porch. – Loretta Lynn

103366. There’s always been a man telling me what to do. – Loretta Lynn

103367. My attitude toward men who mess around is simple: If you find ’em, kill ’em. – Loretta Lynn

103368. We still lend our old house out to relatives. They keep a guest book for my fans to sign. – Loretta Lynn

103369. Nobody’s perfect. The only one that ever was, was crucified. – Loretta Lynn

103370. When all those city folks try to fix up my talking, all they do is mess me up. – Loretta Lynn

103371. When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels, and we ate when we could. – Loretta Lynn

103372. When I’d tell people I like country music they’d get this look on their faces. People were kind of ashamed of country. – Loretta Lynn

103373. When something is bothering me, I write a song that tells my feelings. – Loretta Lynn

103374. Who wants to be married to a grandfather? – Loretta Lynn

103375. You ain’t supposed to get salmon when they’re swimming upstream to spawn. But if you’re hungry, you do. – Loretta Lynn

103376. You can’t be halfway in this business. If you don’t meet the fans, you lose all you’ve got. – Loretta Lynn

103377. You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains, I guess. – Loretta Lynn

103378. There’s more women stars in Nashville all the time. They’re proving they can do the job the same as a man. – Loretta Lynn

103379. Mommy smoked but she didn’t want us to. She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time, so we got whipped. – Loretta Lynn

103380. Really, I don’t know what I’d do with myself if I retire. Wash dishes? – Loretta Lynn

103381. A woman’s two cents worth is worth two cents in the music business. – Loretta Lynn

103382. I wasn’t for Vietnam. When I told that to the hippie newspaper, all my people got nervous. – Loretta Lynn

103383. I’m not a big fan of Women’s Liberation, but maybe it will help women stand up for the respect they’re due. – Loretta Lynn

103384. I try to visit people in hospitals when I can, smiling and joking while I’m there. But when I leave, I just start crying. – Loretta Lynn

103385. I want more out of life than I’ve gotten. – Loretta Lynn

103386. I was the first woman ever named Entertainer of the Year in country music. – Loretta Lynn

103387. I won all the blue ribbons for canning at the state fair. – Loretta Lynn

103388. I wouldn’t have dared ask God for all that He’s given me. I couldn’t have done it on my own. I thank God every day for what I have. – Loretta Lynn

103389. I’d love to travel to the Holy Land. – Loretta Lynn

103390. I was married when I wasn’t quite 14 and had four babies by the time I was 18. – Loretta Lynn

103391. I’m always making Butcher Holler sound like the most backward part of the United States-and I think maybe it is. – Loretta Lynn

103392. I never rode in an automobile until I was 12. – Loretta Lynn

103393. I’m proud of being part Cherokee, and I think it’s time all us Indians felt the same way. – Loretta Lynn

103394. I’m trying to lead a good Christian life, so there ain’t too much spicy to tell about me. – Loretta Lynn

103395. I’ve always been full of nervous energy, but I’m not really as happy as I seem. – Loretta Lynn

103396. I’ve been around a long time, and life still has a whole lot of surprises for me. – Loretta Lynn

103397. I’ve been married to the same man for all this time. The way we fight sometimes, you can tell. – Loretta Lynn

103398. I’ve seen country music go uptown, like we say, and I’m proud I was there when it happened. – Loretta Lynn

103399. I’d love to work more with the American Indians, my people. – Loretta Lynn

103400. I don’t like to talk about things where you’re going to gt one side or the other unhappy. My music has no politics. – Loretta Lynn

103401. Growing up in eastern Kentucky like I did, I’m used to having a few guns around to protect me. – Loretta Lynn

103402. How do you measure your value? – Loretta Lynn

103403. I ain’t got much education, but I got some sense. – Loretta Lynn

103404. I avoid going through places where there’s too much poverty. – Loretta Lynn

103405. I believe in education and wish I had a better one. – Loretta Lynn

103406. I believe in horoscopes. I was born under the sign of the Ram, which means I’m headstrong, don’t like people telling me what to do. – Loretta Lynn

103407. I think Charley Pride has been one of the best things to happen to country music, to prove it belongs to everybody. – Loretta Lynn

103408. I don’t go to church regular. But I pray for answers to my problems. – Loretta Lynn

103409. I refuse to be pushed around anymore. – Loretta Lynn

103410. I get along with all the women singers, but especially Dolly Parton. We talk the same hillbilly language. – Loretta Lynn

103411. I know there’s some kind of history to mountain music-like it came from Ireland or England or Scotland and we kept up the tradition. – Loretta Lynn

103412. I know what it’s like to be pregnant and nervous and poor. – Loretta Lynn

103413. I love people and I love to sing, and that’s what keeps me going. – Loretta Lynn

103414. I loved being outside. We’d hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings. – Loretta Lynn

103415. I never knew any Jews until I got into show business. I’ve found them to be real smart and good workers. – Loretta Lynn

103416. Doolittle looked just like a little toy soldier the first time I ever saw him. – Loretta Lynn

103417. I didn’t know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child. – Loretta Lynn

103418. Me and my partner, Conway Twitty, cleaned up at the 1972 Country Music Association Awards. – Loretta Lynn

103419. A lot of people say I’d miss show business if I quit. I’d miss some of it. Now it’s the only life I know. – Loretta Lynn

103420. Because Olivia Newton-John wasn’t from Nashville, they didn’t like her winning our awards. I’ve got no complaints. – Loretta Lynn

103421. Back then, we didn’t know we were poor, and people were more proud then. – Loretta Lynn

103422. I’ve seen every highway in the United States, and they all look alike to me. – Loretta Lynn

103423. Being on stage is the best part of my career. I just say whatever comes into my head. It’s the only time I feel grown-up and in control of things. – Loretta Lynn

103424. Daddy was real gentle with kids. That’s why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant. – Loretta Lynn

103425. Do the best you can with yourself and hope for the best. – Loretta Lynn

103426. Doo never actually made moonshine, but he hauled about an ocean of it. – Loretta Lynn

103427. In the long run, you make your own luck – good, bad, or indifferent. – Loretta Lynn

103428. I just realized how long it was since the last album, and where did the time go? You know? – Jeff Lynne

103429. At the end of the day I have to please myself. And I’ve made a record to please myself. – Jeff Lynne

103430. All I do is party. – Shelby Lynne

103431. I like rules that are broken. – Shelby Lynne

103432. I like to make great albums. – Shelby Lynne

103433. That’s what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn’t a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren’t afraid to stick out. – Shelby Lynne

103434. When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go. – Mary Lyon

103435. There is nothing in the universe that I fear, but that I shall not know all my duty, or shall fail to do it. – Mary Lyon

103436. Nine-tenths of our suffering is caused by others not thinking so much of us as we think they ought. – Mary Lyon

103437. If anyone thinks he has no responsibilities, it is because he has not sought them out. – Mary Lyon

103438. Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. – Jimmy Lyons

103439. All for Australia and the Empire. – Joseph Lyons

103440. I am pleased to be considered a ‘denier’ in this cause if this puts me in the class with those who defied prevailing ‘scientific consensus’ that the earth was flat and that the earth was the not the center of the universe. – William Lyons

103441. There are two times of the year that stir the blood. In the fall, for the hunt, and now for lacrosse. – Oren Lyons, Jr.

103442. When you look at where team sports are going, the National Football League is turning into organized warfare. – Oren Lyons, Jr.

103443. Knowledge is and will be produced in order to be sold, it is and will be consumed in order to be valorised in a new production: in both cases, the goal is exchange. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103444. What guides Marxism, then, is a different model of society, and a different conception of the function of the knowledge that can be produced by society and acquired from it. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103445. The ruling class is and will continue to be the class of decision makers. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103446. Scientific knowledge is a kind of discourse. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103447. Our working hypothesis is that the status of knowledge is altered as societies enter what is known as the postindustrial age and cultures enter what is known as the postmodern age. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103448. One can decide that the principal role of knowledge is as an indispensable element in the functioning of society, and act in accordance with that decision, only if one has already decided that society is a giant machine. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103449. On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue, it is clear that language assumes a new importance. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103450. Liberalism does not preclude an organisation of the flow of money in which some channels are used in decision making while others are only good for the payment of debts. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103451. Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads of the major professional, labor, political, and religious organisations. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103452. What is required of a working hypothesis is a fine capacity for discrimination. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103453. What is new in all of this is that the old poles of attraction represented by nation-states, parties, professions, institutions, and historical traditions are losing their attraction. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103454. Increasingly, the central question is becoming who will have access to the information these machines must have in storage to guarantee that the right decisions are made. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103455. If we wish to discuss knowledge in the most highly developed contemporary society, we must answer the preliminary question of what methodological representation to apply to that society. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103456. A self does not amount to much, but no self is an island; each exists in a fabric of relations that is now more complex and mobile than ever before. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103457. And today more than ever, knowing about that society involves first of all choosing what approach the inquiry will take, and that necessarily means choosing how society can answer. – Jean-Francois Lyotard

103458. A theoretical grounding in agronomy must, therefore, include knowledge of biological laws. – Trofim Lysenko

103459. Darwin himself, in his day, was unable to fight free of the theoretical errors of which he was guilty. It was the classics of Marxism that revealed those errors and pointed them out. – Trofim Lysenko

103460. Close contact between science and the practice of collective farms and State farms creates inexhaustible opportunities for the development of theoretical knowledge, enabling us to learn ever more and more about the nature of living bodies and the soil. – Trofim Lysenko

103461. Darwin himself recorded the fact that he accepted the Malthusian idea. – Trofim Lysenko

103462. And the more profoundly the science of biology reveals the laws of the life and development of living bodies, the more effective is the science of agronomy. – Trofim Lysenko

103463. Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature. – Trofim Lysenko

103464. Even when Darwin’s teaching first made its appearance, it became clear at once that its scientific, materialist core, its teaching concerning the evolution of living nature, was antagonistic to the idealism that reigned in biology. – Trofim Lysenko

103465. A major fault, for example, is the fact that, along with the materialist principle, Darwin introduced into his theory of evolution reactionary Malthusian ideas. – Trofim Lysenko

103466. Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience. – Trofim Lysenko

103467. In essence, the science of agronomy is inseparable from biology. – Trofim Lysenko

103468. Darwinism as presented by Darwin contradicted idealistic philosophy, and this contradiction grew deeper with the development of its materialist teaching. – Trofim Lysenko

103469. The classics of Marxism, while fully appreciating the significance of the Darwinian theory, pointed out the errors of which Darwin was guilty. Darwin’s theory, though unquestionably materialist in its main features, is not free from some serious errors. – Trofim Lysenko

103470. Progressively thinking biologists, both in our country and abroad, saw in Darwinism the only right road to the further development of scientific biology. – Trofim Lysenko

103471. In the present epoch of struggle between two worlds the two opposing and antagonistic trends penetrating the foundations of nearly all branches of biology are particularly sharply defined. – Trofim Lysenko

103472. For me, it’s a bigger challenge, it’s much harder to do and much more rewarding to do well, then just to think up stuff of your own, hit or miss, because you’ve got to see to it that you don’t torpedo any of his punch lines. – Humphrey Lyttelton

103473. Well, I had started a program which is even longer running than this one in 1967 which was a jazz program called The Best of Jazz and that still goes out on Monday nights. That’s been going for 33 years or something. – Humphrey Lyttelton

103474. The secret of it is to read what you’ve got in front of you. Don’t, if you suspect that something has a double meaning, don’t pause. Don’t put on a leery vocal expression if you know what I mean on radio. Don’t sort of do anything other than read it. – Humphrey Lyttelton

103475. It is a very wide range of people that we get for the show. – Humphrey Lyttelton

103476. I used to look at these pictures of trumpeters pointing their instrument to the ceiling. Stunning pictures, but if you play the trumpet and point it upwards, all the spit comes back into your mouth! – Humphrey Lyttelton

103477. I started on the fringes of journalism as a cartoonist on The Daily Mail. – Humphrey Lyttelton

103478. I did the pilot, and when they came through and said they were going to put it on the air, I had already some dates in the book with my band and so on. So Barry did the first one, he may have done a few more than the first one in the series, and I took it up from then. – Humphrey Lyttelton

103479. An uncle gave me a side drum and my mother decided I should have lessons. – Humphrey Lyttelton

103480. I just stroll in right before the recording goes on. – Humphrey Lyttelton

103481. Many of the Central Asians know Russian, and Ted Levin speaks it fluently. I speak Chinese, but Mongolian is completely different, so we had to have translators. – Yo-Yo Ma

103482. But an innovation, to grow organically from within, has to be based on an intact tradition, so our idea is to bring together musicians who represent all these traditions, in workshops, festivals, and concerts, to see how we can connect with each other in music. – Yo-Yo Ma

103483. After reaching 50, I began to wonder what the root of life is. – Yo-Yo Ma

103484. I learn something not because I have to, but because I really want to. That’s the same view I have for performing. I’m performing because I really want to, not because I have to bring bread back home. – Yo-Yo Ma

103485. When you learn something from people, or from a culture, you accept it as a gift, and it is your lifelong commitment to preserve it and build on it. – Yo-Yo Ma

103486. I love grocery shopping when I’m home. That’s what makes me feel totally normal. I love both the idea of home as in being with my family and friends, and also the idea of exploration. I think those two are probably my great interests. – Yo-Yo Ma

103487. I’m not likely to forget where I’ve been and what I’ve done and learned. I think it’s just as important to play new instruments as to play new pieces. The old ones are getting scarcer and the new ones more and more wonderful. – Yo-Yo Ma

103488. Good things happen when you meet strangers. – Yo-Yo Ma

103489. It took me way beyond what I knew, into places of which I was totally scared, but as I became less frightened, I welcomed new ways of thinking and approaching something. It made me an infinitely richer person, and I think a better musician. – Yo-Yo Ma

103490. Music has always been transnational; people pick up whatever interests them, and certainly a lot of classical music has absorbed influences from all over the world. – Yo-Yo Ma

103491. One is that you have to take time, lots of time, to let an idea grow from within. The second is that when you sign on to something, there will be issues of trust, deep trust, the way the members of a string quartet have to trust one another. – Yo-Yo Ma

103492. One of the most interesting aspects of the film project was collaborating with so many people – directors, filmmakers, and writers – over a five-year period. I learned that there are two components to this. – Yo-Yo Ma

103493. The role of the musician is to go from concept to full execution. Put another way, it’s to go from understanding the content of something to really learning how to communicate it and make sure it’s well-received and lives in somebody else. – Yo-Yo Ma

103494. The tango is really a combination of many cultures, though it eventually became the national music of Argentina. – Yo-Yo Ma

103495. Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there’s got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately, when you’re at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward, you have to jump together. – Yo-Yo Ma

103496. We may be coming to a new golden age of instrument making. – Yo-Yo Ma

103497. I’ve been traveling all over the world for 25 years, performing, talking to people, studying their cultures and musical instruments, and I always come away with more questions in my head than can be answered. – Yo-Yo Ma

103498. Some say that AIDS came from the monkeys, and I doubt that because we have been living with monkeys from time immemorial, others say it was a curse from God, but I say it cannot be that. – Wangari Maathai

103499. There’s a general culture in this country to cut all the trees. It makes me so angry because everyone is cutting and no one is planting. – Wangari Maathai

103500. It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees. – Wangari Maathai

103501. It’s a matter of life and death for this country. The Kenyan forests are facing extinction and it is a man-made problem. – Wangari Maathai

103502. We need to promote development that does not destroy our environment. – Wangari Maathai

103503. It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa. – Wangari Maathai

103504. Women are responsible for their children, they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve. – Wangari Maathai

103505. In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace. – Wangari Maathai

103506. I am working to make sure we don’t only protect the environment, we also improve governance. – Wangari Maathai

103507. African women in general need to know that it’s OK for them to be the way they are – to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence. – Wangari Maathai

103508. We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible. – Wangari Maathai

103509. I think I infuse the music with a new passion. Part of this is because I have fallen in love: I am in love with the New York Philharmonic. The chemistry has just been right. Beyond expectation. – Lorin Maazel

103510. The Beethoven Experience provided the opportunity to solidify the relationship between the Orchestra and me, the Orchestra and me and the public, between all of us and the city of New York, because Beethoven after all is a really amazing point of reference. – Lorin Maazel

103511. In these confused times, the role of classical music is at the very core of the struggle to reassert cultural and ethical values that have always characterized our country and for which we have traditionally been honored and respected outside our shores. – Lorin Maazel

103512. When I get a chance to play golf or go on a boat with good people, take the boat out and put some lobsters on the grill, get the ice-cold beer and the cigars – that’s heaven here on earth. – Bernie Mac

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103513. Whatever success I’ve had, I always like to top it. – Bernie Mac

103514. I’m an ordinary guy with an extraordinary job. – Bernie Mac

103515. Jerry Weintraub, the producer, might be a pain in the ass, but he really knows how to treat his actors. – Bernie Mac

103516. I have sat at the sumptuous tables of power, but I have not run away with the silverware. – Diosdado Macapagal

103517. Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure. – Charles MacArthur

103518. The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. – Douglas MacArthur

103519. They died hard, those savage men – like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them. – Douglas MacArthur

103520. The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It’s the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other. – Douglas MacArthur

103521. There is no substitute for victory. – Douglas MacArthur

103522. Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. – Douglas MacArthur

103523. There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity. – Douglas MacArthur

103524. You are remembered for the rules you break. – Douglas MacArthur

103525. The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. – Douglas MacArthur

103526. We are not retreating – we are advancing in another direction. – Douglas MacArthur

103527. I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within. – Douglas MacArthur

103528. Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. – Douglas MacArthur

103529. Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war. – Douglas MacArthur

103530. Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory. – Douglas MacArthur

103531. And like the old soldier in that ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the sight to see that duty. – Douglas MacArthur

103532. Americans never quit. – Douglas MacArthur

103533. Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it. – Douglas MacArthur

103534. Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. – Douglas MacArthur

103535. A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding. – Douglas MacArthur

103536. A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him. – Douglas MacArthur

103537. Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear. – Douglas MacArthur

103538. Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye. – Douglas MacArthur

103539. I have just returned from visiting the Marines at the front, and there is not a finer fighting organization in the world! – Douglas MacArthur

103540. I have known war as few men now living know it. It’s very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes. – Douglas MacArthur

103541. I suppose, in a way, this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters, I’ve done wearing it. When the time comes, it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American, and a soldier? – Douglas MacArthur

103542. I’ve looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes. – Douglas MacArthur

103543. In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield. – Douglas MacArthur

103544. In war there is no substitute for victory. – Douglas MacArthur

103545. In war, you win or lose, live or die – and the difference is just an eyelash. – Douglas MacArthur

103546. It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it. – Douglas MacArthur

103547. Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live. – Douglas MacArthur

103548. Life is a lively process of becoming. – Douglas MacArthur

103549. My first recollection is that of a bugle call. – Douglas MacArthur

103550. Never give an order that can’t be obeyed. – Douglas MacArthur

103551. Old soldiers never die; they just fade away. – Douglas MacArthur

103552. One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda. – Douglas MacArthur

103553. Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die. – Douglas MacArthur

103554. Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear – kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor – with the cry of grave national emergency. – Douglas MacArthur

103555. It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear. – Douglas MacArthur

103556. And I had an old-fashioned idea that dividends were a good thing. – James MacArthur

103557. A woman doesn’t just love a man. She loves who he is. And, who he is is dependent on what he needs. – James MacArthur

103558. Actually, if I could find a woman who was that wonderful; that understanding, well, I’d give her everything in the world that was in my power to give. And, I’d love her more than I ever thought it possible to love any woman. – James MacArthur

103559. And after four years, I thoroughly enjoy Hawaii and the success of the show. – James MacArthur

103560. The first year we actually did a lot of night shooting and the writers weren’t even allowed on location. – James MacArthur

103561. If the woman in my life, the one that I felt I loved enough to want to marry, loved my children, I’d know then that her love for me was deeper than I could hope for. – James MacArthur

103562. You should hear the guy who dubs me in Japan. I like him the most. He has a high squeaky voice. – James MacArthur

103563. Who knows what kind of life I might have had had I not been fortunate enough to have the parents I’ve had. – James MacArthur

103564. We were living in a tumultuous time, when the world was upside down. Freeman produced a show that was black and white, the good guys versus the bad guys. – James MacArthur

103565. Walt Disney was not a merchant of sadness. – James MacArthur

103566. They all went down in droves because just scenes of palm trees and beaches can get pretty boring. – James MacArthur

103567. When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of their actors. – James MacArthur

103568. Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don’t think so. It’s modern. It’s a part of today’s world. – James MacArthur

103569. Once you’re a winner, you can give all sorts of reasons why you’re a winner. Of course, you could all those same reasons to explain why a show fails. – James MacArthur

103570. Nobody really knows what makes a hit TV show. – James MacArthur

103571. My mother insisted that I have a normal upbringing. – James MacArthur

103572. My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books. – James MacArthur

103573. It’s sometimes unnerving to think of that, and I wish it were possible for all children in the world to have the good fortune I’ve had in having a giving and loving family. – James MacArthur

103574. Six years ago, I completed the premier episode of Hawaii Five-O, and Jack Lord and I immediately realized that we had a good series, that this was a success such as we’d never hoped for! – James MacArthur

103575. In the case of Five-O, I believe it was a combination of many ingredients – timing, chemistry, Hawaii. – James MacArthur

103576. Beating the drums for Hawaii is not hard to do… the place just grows on you. – James MacArthur

103577. I thought even if the show only lasted a year, it would be fun. – James MacArthur

103578. I just sold a farm in Missouri, and I own a ski lodge in Colorado with some Honolulu partners. – James MacArthur

103579. I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks. – James MacArthur

103580. I got into the acting business very young. – James MacArthur

103581. I give a percentage of the earnings to the Motion Picture Home. – James MacArthur

103582. I don’t think anyone connected with Five-O believed the show would last as long as it did. – James MacArthur

103583. I am happy to have now as Danny finally a more difficult role, in which I can shoot and fight. – James MacArthur

103584. Frankly – and believe me, I say this without any pretense – when I see the road I’ve taken, I have to say that thanks to good luck, because without good luck one can do nothing, I’ve come out pretty well. – James MacArthur

103585. Fortunately, I’ve also been an electrician, and that’s a happy memory for me. – James MacArthur

103586. For years I have played the twenty-something lover. – James MacArthur

103587. But it’s hard to sustain a successful acting career today. – James MacArthur

103588. But I found out that bones with flesh are more interesting than bones without. – James MacArthur

103589. It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning, a situation where the world was right side up. – James MacArthur

103590. You know, as I do, actors who, having become worldwide celebrities thanks to a TV series, complain of their lot and declare themselves ready to drop it all. – James MacArthur

103591. It is a common delusion that you make things better by talking about them. – Rose Macaulay

103592. It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. – Rose Macaulay

103593. Love’s a disease. But curable. – Rose Macaulay

103594. You should always believe what you read in the newspapers, for that makes them more interesting. – Rose Macaulay

103595. Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic, dulling the conscience and blinding it against further light, and sometimes for years. – Rose Macaulay

103596. He was a rake among scholars, and a scholar among rakes. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103597. Perhaps no person can be a poet, or even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103598. People crushed by law have no hopes but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103599. Nothing is so useless as a general maxim. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103600. Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or, in other words, a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read, and say, and eat, and drink and wear. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103601. Nothing except the mint can make money without advertising. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103602. Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103603. I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103604. I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103605. Such night in England ne’er had been, nor ne’er again shall be. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103606. He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103607. Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103608. As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103609. And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods? – Thomas B. Macaulay

103610. A single breaker may recede; but the tide is evidently coming in. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103611. I shall not be satisfied unless I produce something which shall for a few days supersede the last fashionable novel on the tables of young ladies. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103612. The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103613. Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103614. We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103615. We hold that the most wonderful and splendid proof of genius is a great poem produced in a civilized age. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103616. Turn where we may, within, around, the voice of great events is proclaiming to us, Reform, that you may preserve! – Thomas B. Macaulay

103617. To that class we may leave it to refine the vernacular dialects of the country, to enrich those dialects with terms of science borrowed from the Western nomenclature, and to render them by degrees fit vehicles for conveying knowledge to the great mass of the population. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103618. To sum up the whole, we should say that the aim of the Platonic philosophy was to exalt man into a god. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103619. There were gentlemen and there were seamen in the navy of Charles the Second. But the seamen were not gentlemen; and the gentlemen were not seamen. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103620. There is only one cure for the evils which newly acquired freedom produces, and that cure is freedom. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103621. Reform, that we may preserve. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103622. The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103623. She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103624. The knowledge of the theory of logic has no tendency whatever to make men good reasoners. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103625. The gallery in which the reporters sit has become a fourth estate of the realm. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103626. The English Bible – a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103627. The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103628. The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103629. That is the best government which desires to make the people happy, and knows how to make them happy. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103630. Temple was a man of the world amongst men of letters, a man of letters amongst men of the world. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103631. A good constitution is infinitely better than the best despot. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103632. The puritan hated bear baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103633. An acre in Middlesex is better than a principality in Utopia. – Thomas B. Macaulay

103634. The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators. – Thomas Macaulay

103635. You always have to give 100 percent, because if you don’t, someone, someplace, will give 100 percent and will beat you when you meet. – Ed Macauley

103636. I think the long-term effect of video on cinema is good in that what we are now getting up there on the screen is of superior quality. Videos are just so much more sensitive to the world. – Ann Macbeth

103637. You have always had individual directors who begin in the advertising or commercial world, but they are probably exceptions rather than the traditional pattern. – Ann Macbeth

103638. All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year. – Ann Macbeth

103639. Any new producer starting up is to get investors’ confidence. Investors are still very very wary of anything to do with the arts world. – Ann Macbeth

103640. Build into each budget the cost of hiring and don’t lump yourself with capital investment. – Ann Macbeth

103641. I see any production of any nature being good for the development of the whole industry. – Ann Macbeth

103642. In 1975 Australia was producing things like Picnic at Hanging Rock, in other words films that I would consider still some of the finest products to come out of Australia. I think that our quality now is less than it was then. – Ann Macbeth

103643. It will never be Hollywood, the same way people think it should be. I think it will grow and it will be healthy and it will expand into more than one production house. – Ann Macbeth

103644. Most independent filmmakers in Britain and North America work for commercial crews and then have their own projects when they’ve got enough money saved up to do so. – Ann Macbeth

103645. Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world. – Ann Macbeth

103646. The British needlewoman follows blindly where the merchant leads. – Ann Macbeth

103647. We discovered that there was a great deal of keen interest in America for the kinds of products that we thought could be produced here. Also there was an interest in Britain for Australian material generally. – Ann Macbeth

103648. We’re under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts. The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial Development have great difficulty in agreeing over who should fund what in terms of film. – Ann Macbeth

103649. Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world. – Ann Macbeth

103650. We probably do not have a large enough industry here to ably support the independent filmmaker to move in and out. Much of the industry is based on full-time jobs here, institutionalised jobs. – Ann Macbeth

103651. The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film. – Ann Macbeth

103652. We are the only state that does not have a State Film Corporation there to support the commercial industry. – Ann Macbeth

103653. We are not yet at the point where our size, our being the drama industry, is sufficient to support full time professional crews, and that is very very important. – Ann Macbeth

103654. We are here predominantly to support independent filmmakers and their needs. We are also here to assist people actually in their production, non-commercial people in their production. – Ann Macbeth

103655. Video just accesses international information so much more readily. – Ann Macbeth

103656. They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings where the non-commercial material will have air time. There’s no possibility of that here right now, none. – Ann Macbeth

103657. The existing documentary makers still believe that it is impossible to produce drama material in this State, otherwise they would be doing it, they say. – Ann Macbeth

103658. The worst thing that you can do in terms of bringing a product up to the market is to be two days after someone else has brought a similar product to the international market-It’s dead. – Ann Macbeth

103659. The tensions are always based on financial resources. Something like film is very problematic because it is viewed as an art form and also as an industry with a pure commercial base. – Ann Macbeth

103660. The State Film Authority will be there for film as industry only, as is the case in all the other states, except Victoria. Victoria is moving more now into supporting non-commercial films. – Ann Macbeth

103661. The more commercial work that is happening, the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights, the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen. – Ann Macbeth

103662. It’s like breathing in and out to me. It’s like having a conversation with someone who isn’t there. Because it has to be addressed to somebody – not a particular person, or very rarely. – Norman MacCaig

103663. I only keep books that I like very much. Otherwise I’d throw them out. – Norman MacCaig

103664. I said I have no powers of invention. Well, I also have no powers of mimicry. – Norman MacCaig

103665. I used to fish the Border rivers, but nowadays you have to queue up for a shot and I can’t stand that. – Norman MacCaig

103666. I used to have a great love for Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, the big boys of the last century. – Norman MacCaig

103667. I was very interested in American poetry for many years. Much less now. – Norman MacCaig

103668. I’m very gregarious, but I love being in the hills on my own. – Norman MacCaig

103669. Well, I love fishing. I wouldn’t kill a fly myself but I’ve no hesitation in killing a fish. A lot of men are like that. No bother. Out you come. Thump. And that’s not the only reason. – Norman MacCaig

103670. In fact a lot of them I think are absolute baloney. Those Charles Olsens and people like that. At first I was interested in seeing what they were up to, what they were doing, why they were doing it. They never moved me in the way that one is moved by true poetry. – Norman MacCaig

103671. I never think about poetry except when I’m writing it. I mean my poetry. – Norman MacCaig

103672. People haven’t got the interest in long long works these days. A lack of interest which I share. – Norman MacCaig

103673. There are some friends you don’t meet for twenty years and when you meet them again it’s as if no twenty years has happened – you’re lucky when that happens. I feel the same about books. – Norman MacCaig

103674. A terrible thing about getting oldish is that your friends start dying, and in the last ten years I have lost seven or eight of my closest. – Norman MacCaig

103675. If I wrote a play with four characters every single one of them would talk like me regardless of age or sex. – Norman MacCaig

103676. And the second question, can poetry be taught? I didn’t think so. – Norman MacCaig

103677. When I talk of hearing a poet’s voice speaking, I always think of it as in the presence of the man. – Norman MacCaig

103678. All I write about is what’s happened to me and to people I know, and the better I know them, the more likely they are to be written about. – Norman MacCaig

103679. When I go fishing I like to know that there’s nobody within five miles of me. – Norman MacCaig

103680. And if they haven’t got poetry in them, there’s nothing you can do that will produce it. – Norman MacCaig

103681. And in a way, that’s been a help to me, because I take great passions for a particular poet – sometimes it lasts for many years, sometimes only for a while. This happens to everybody. – Norman MacCaig

103682. All those authors there, most of whom of course I’ve never met. That’s the poetry side, that’s the prose side, that’s the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you’ve enjoyed. – Norman MacCaig

103683. And some poets are far better read off the page because they’re very bad speakers. I’m thinking of one in particular whom I won’t name, a good poet, and he reads in such a dry, boring way, your eyes start drooping. – Norman MacCaig

103684. I find it’s impossible for me to read Proust. – Norman MacCaig

103685. Anybody who writes doesn’t like to be misunderstood. – Norman MacCaig

103686. But I hang on to books. I love them. I even think they’re very nice decor in a room – far better than paintings… That’s not quite true! – Norman MacCaig

103687. But you’d have a job to find many of my poems which would seem to be very influenced by a particular person. – Norman MacCaig

103688. However, I learned something. I thought that if the young person, the student, has poetry in him or her, to offer them help is like offering a propeller to a bird. – Norman MacCaig

103689. I don’t care whether a book is a first edition or not. I’m not a bibliophile in that word’s natural sense. – Norman MacCaig

103690. I don’t think of myself all the time. – Norman MacCaig

103691. And it’s impossible for me to read Henry James. – Norman MacCaig

103692. Well, I’m a light traveller. I chuck things away. – Norman MacCaig

103693. When I was asked to be Writer in Residence at Edinburgh I thought, you can’t teach poetry. This is ridiculous. – Norman MacCaig

103694. When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever, whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books. – Norman MacCaig

103695. There are plenty of ruined buildings in the world but no ruined stones. – Hugh MacDiarmid

103696. Our principal writers have nearly all been fortunate in escaping regular education. – Hugh MacDiarmid

103697. It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her, we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there our future prosperity lies. – Hugh MacDiarmid

103698. Many people still regard many users of public services as undeserving. – Elaine MacDonald

103699. If you improve a teacher’s self-esteem, confidence, communication skills or stress levels, you improve that teacher’s overall effectiveness across the curriculum. – Elaine MacDonald

103700. A life coach does for the rest of your life what a personal trainer does for your health and fitness. – Elaine MacDonald

103701. Coaching helps you take stock of where you are now in all aspects of your life, and how that compares to where you would like to be. – Elaine MacDonald

103702. Where there is no choice, we do well to make no difficulty. – George MacDonald

103703. You can’t live on amusement. It is the froth on water – an inch deep and then the mud. – George MacDonald

103704. It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity. – George MacDonald

103705. It matters little where a man may be at this moment; the point is whether he is growing. – George MacDonald

103706. Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes. – George MacDonald

103707. Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best; God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it. – George MacDonald

103708. Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom. – George MacDonald

103709. The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done. – George MacDonald

103710. The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom. – George MacDonald

103711. To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. – George MacDonald

103712. When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over. – George MacDonald

103713. The principle part of faith is patience. – George MacDonald

103714. It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen. – George MacDonald

103715. We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well. – George MacDonald

103716. If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. – George MacDonald

103717. To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it. – George MacDonald

103718. To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power. – George MacDonald

103719. There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing. – George MacDonald

103720. The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission. – George MacDonald

103721. Afflictions are but the shadows of God’s wings. – George MacDonald

103722. It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down. – George MacDonald

103723. A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it. – George MacDonald

103724. Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk. – George MacDonald

103725. Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon. – George MacDonald

103726. Attitudes are more important than facts. – George MacDonald

103727. Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly. – George MacDonald

103728. Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life. – George MacDonald

103729. Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other. – George MacDonald

103730. How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset. – George MacDonald

103731. I find that doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans. – George MacDonald

103732. I can’t believe how blessed I am! I’m married to the most wonderful man, Gene Raymond, whom I’m deeply in love with, and, my career is right where I want it to be. I can live like this forever! – Jeanette MacDonald

103733. I have no inhibitions about smoking or drinking, but I think too much of my voice to place it in jeopardy. I have spent many good years in training and cultivating it, and I would be foolish to do anything which might impair or ruin it. – Jeanette MacDonald

103734. The one thing I missed was never having children. It just wasn’t in the cards, I guess. – Jeanette MacDonald

103735. I’m sure that people must say about me, on the screen, ‘Good gracious, is Jeanette MacDonald going to take off her clothes – again? – Jeanette MacDonald

103736. Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn’t blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won’t cheat, then you know he never will. – John D. MacDonald

103737. Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable. – John D. MacDonald

103738. When I am in the Scottish Parliament chamber, I often feel the need to sit for the entire debate. It’s only courteous to listen to what everyone has to say, although I often find myself desperate to say something but too scared to stand up in case I regret it. – Margo MacDonald

103739. Some people may get in to the building without the proper passes and things, but I think that’s the price you pay for being an open place for people to come. – Margo MacDonald

103740. I’m not gay, so I don’t know much about Broadway musicals. – Norm MacDonald

103741. I would love to stay at SNL forever. But you can’t stay in the same place. People think you’re a loser. – Norm MacDonald

103742. Money costs too much. – Ross MacDonald

103743. Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn’t cure. – Ross MacDonald

103744. In business everyone is out to grab, to fight, to win. Either you are the under or the over dog. It is up to you to be on top. – Alice Foote MacDougall

103745. Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one’s mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes. – Alice Foote MacDougall

103746. I simply don’t believe in failure. In itself, it doesn’t exist. We create it. We make ourselves fail. – Alice Foote MacDougall

103747. Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty. – Alice Foote MacDougall

103748. Success is an absurd, erratic thing. She arrives when one least expects her and after she has come may depart again almost because of a whim. – Alice Foote MacDougall

103749. We can sit around and go, okay, is there really a plan, does somebody really know what’s happening, is it all planned out, because sometimes it just seems too remarkable to me the things that have happened to me. – Andie MacDowell

103750. During Katherine Hepburn’s time when she was just coming into her own at 40. – Andie MacDowell

103751. I lived in Paris when I was 20 and 21, and actually knew people that worked for the government there, that talked about terrorism in the country 20 years ago. – Andie MacDowell

103752. I think the human body is beautiful, and I don’t really have a huge problem in dealing with it, but it’s the context, the environment and what I feel about it that that makes the difference for me. – Andie MacDowell

103753. People that are 40, they don’t sit around at talk about gray hair and how it covers their hair. They talk about highlighting, of course they’re covering gray, but they don’t talk about it that way. They’re going to get their colors because they need a little lightening. – Andie MacDowell

103754. I think hidden underneath a lot of teachers are very sexy women. – Andie MacDowell

103755. I tried to tell them about the dating process because I’m single now and how horrible it is and how many foolish experiences I had had dating. So I was really selling him hard, but the whole time he really wanted me! – Andie MacDowell

103756. I think women have an innate ability to be intuitive with people that they truly love, but they have to trust that inner voice, and I think it is there. I think we are more intuitive than men. – Andie MacDowell

103757. Apart from earning an awful lot of money, why would you go to Hollywood? – Matthew MacFadyen

103758. With any half-hour comedy, it kind of takes on its own life and finds itself. – Seth MacFarlane

103759. Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he’s funny. – Seth MacFarlane

103760. You gotta keep the funny intact. – Seth MacFarlane

103761. When you are in a room and your job is to write jokes 10 hours a day, your mind starts going to strange places. – Seth MacFarlane

103762. The success of The Simpsons really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didn’t necessarily have to be working in kids’ television. – Seth MacFarlane

103763. The good thing about Broadway is that you don’t have to worry about an airdate. It gets done when it gets done. – Seth MacFarlane

103764. Some of those more out-there jokes were written in the wee hours of the morning. Somehow, they remained funny the next day. – Seth MacFarlane

103765. I wrote on a show called Johnny Bravo when I was at Hanna-Barbera. – Seth MacFarlane

103766. ‘American Dad’ is, by its nature, much more political. – Seth MacFarlane

103767. The only problem is time. – Seth MacFarlane

103768. Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired; the fatigue party, well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be, often finds itself short of provisions. – Patrick MacGill

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103769. There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet, something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips, wells up in the traveller’s being. – Patrick MacGill

103770. The soldiers’ last meal is generally served out about five o’clock in the afternoon, sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours intervenes between then and breakfast. – Patrick MacGill

103771. Save for minor ailments and accident, my battalion is practically immune from sickness; colds come and go as a matter of course, sprains and cuts claim momentary attention, but otherwise the health of the battalion is perfect. – Patrick MacGill

103772. Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission. – Patrick MacGill

103773. I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom, who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life, but who joined the army after war was declared. – Patrick MacGill

103774. A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town. – Patrick MacGill

103775. Every battalion has its marching songs. – Patrick MacGill

103776. Divisional exercise is a great game of make-believe. – Patrick MacGill

103777. To the soldier, luck is merely another word for skill. – Patrick MacGill

103778. Few men could explain why they enlisted, and if they attempted they might only prove that they had done as a politician said the electorate does, the right thing from the wrong motive. – Patrick MacGill

103779. My dad has no control over who works with me. Me, me and me alone has to take responsibility for anything. – Shane MacGowan

103780. Petitions are ridiculous. – Shane MacGowan

103781. What I do is I’m a bandleader, frontman, entertainer. – Shane MacGowan

103782. When I’m writing a song, it gives me more actual pleasure to hear someone else sing it than do it meself. – Shane MacGowan

103783. I drink because I’m thirsty. – Shane MacGowan

103784. I’ve been here all the time; I could be putting out as many albums as Costello, y’know what I mean? – Shane MacGowan

103785. You know, the fashion business is this legendary repository of young girls on their way to getting husbands. I really wanted to work. – Ali MacGraw

103786. The quality of my life has changed dramatically – not the events – but the way I handle them and my priorities and my sense of drama. – Ali MacGraw

103787. Looking at beautiful things is what makes me the happiest. – Ali MacGraw

103788. It’s not so much what do I want to be doing in 15 years, it’s how I want to be in 15 years. – Ali MacGraw

103789. I was really involved with other people’s opinions of me, and it got heightened during my film career. I don’t have any opinion, good or bad about it, it just was. It’s not the way I feel now, and I think yoga has a lot to do with that. – Ali MacGraw

103790. It’s been my experience that the longer I do yoga, the more I want to know, the more I am able to understand and the less judgmental I am. – Ali MacGraw

103791. I’m very touched on a deep level by cruelty to animals. – Ali MacGraw

103792. I want to be a person who makes a quiet difference. – Ali MacGraw

103793. I fully expect to be doing yoga for the rest of my life. – Ali MacGraw

103794. I don’t enjoy other people’s dramas, and I don’t enjoy mine. – Ali MacGraw

103795. I can’t remember when I wasn’t an animal rights activist. – Ali MacGraw

103796. I’ve always loved animals and I always thought that they were, if not better, then the absolute equal of any two legged creature that God ever created. – Ali MacGraw

103797. The task which we have set ourselves is simply to show why and for what purpose we hold that standpoint during most of our lives, and why and for what purpose we are provisionally obliged to abandon it. – Ernst Mach

103798. Many an article that I myself penned twenty years ago impresses me now as something quite foreign to myself. – Ernst Mach

103799. The biological task of science is to provide the fully developed human individual with as perfect a means of orientating himself as possible. No other scientific ideal can be realised, and any other must be meaningless. – Ernst Mach

103800. Similarly, many a young man, hearing for the first time of the refraction of stellar light, has thought that doubt was cast on the whole of astronomy, whereas nothing is required but an easily effected and unimportant correction to put everything right again. – Ernst Mach

103801. Science always has its origin in the adaptation of thought to some definite field of experience. – Ernst Mach

103802. Physics is experience, arranged in economical order. – Ernst Mach

103803. Personally, people know themselves very poorly. – Ernst Mach

103804. When I recall today my early youth, I should take the boy that I then was, with the exception of a few individual features, for a different person, were it not for the existence of the chain of memories. – Ernst Mach

103805. My table is now brightly, now dimly lighted. Its temperature varies. It may receive an ink stain. One of its legs may be broken. It may be repaired, polished, and replaced part by part. But, for me, it remains the table at which I daily write. – Ernst Mach

103806. The plain man is familiar with blindness and deafness, and knows from his everyday experience that the look of things is influenced by his senses; but it never occurs to him to regard the whole world as the creation of his senses. – Ernst Mach

103807. Man is pre-eminently endowed with the power of voluntarily and consciously determining his own point of view. – Ernst Mach

103808. If our dreams were more regular, more connected, more stable, they would also have more practical importance for us. – Ernst Mach

103809. Bodies do not produce sensations, but complexes of elements (complexes of sensations) make up bodies. – Ernst Mach

103810. A movement that we will to execute is never more than a represented movement, and appears in a different domain from that of the executed movement, which always takes place when the image is vivid enough. – Ernst Mach

103811. A colour is a physical object as soon as we consider its dependence, for instance, upon its luminous source, upon other colours, upon temperatures, upon spaces, and so forth. – Ernst Mach

103812. Without renouncing the support of physics, it is possible for the physiology of the senses, not only to pursue its own course of development, but also to afford to physical science itself powerful assistance. – Ernst Mach

103813. Ordinarily pleasure and pain are regarded as different from sensations. – Ernst Mach

103814. The presentations and conceptions of the average man of the world are formed and dominated, not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself, but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life. – Ernst Mach

103815. Thing, body, matter, are nothing apart from the combinations of the elements, – the colours, sounds, and so forth – nothing apart from their so-called attributes. – Ernst Mach

103816. The fact is, every thinker, every philosopher, the moment he is forced to abandon his one-sided intellectual occupation by practical necessity, immediately returns to the general point of view of mankind. – Ernst Mach

103817. The ego is as little absolutely permanent as are bodies. – Ernst Mach

103818. Every day I am trying to improve my life. – Alicia Machado

103819. Well, I think it’s because I’m an only daughter. I have four brothers, a bunch of guy cousins, and so it’s like I was raised amongst men. So I’ve always gotten along really well with men. – Alicia Machado

103820. Well that’s actually happened to me a couple of times… but I really think that men, when it comes to falling in love, are less… I guess you could say less aggressive. – Alicia Machado

103821. There is no country that has the best men. – Alicia Machado

103822. If you don’t have talent or preparation for whatever you want to do, you will not be successful in anything. – Alicia Machado

103823. I would like to continue making music and acting in projects that give me a lot of satisfaction. – Alicia Machado

103824. I think being beautiful is only one aspect of your life. – Alicia Machado

103825. I am recording my first CD in Spanish and preparing myself for the next stage of my career. – Alicia Machado

103826. BUT, in terms of attractiveness, speaking in terms of physical aspects only I think that Argentinean, Italian, Mexican, and Spanish men are among the most attractive men. – Alicia Machado

103827. But as I was saying, from my experiences, I think men tend to be more timid in expressing their feelings for you. Regardless, I always prefer a friendship first and foremost. – Alicia Machado

103828. A man is a man in every part of the world. It has nothing to do with race. It has to do with the culture and education that each man has received since he was a child, in his home. It has to do with how he was raised. – Alicia Machado

103829. Women are a little more assertive in terms of our ability to express our feelings when we fall in love. – Alicia Machado

103830. I know that people will remember me as Miss Universe because it was my first great achievement, but I still have my whole career ahead of me. – Alicia Machado

103831. Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime. – Alicia Machado

103832. Travelers, there is no path, paths are made by walking. – Antonio Machado

103833. Man would be otherwise. That is the essence of the specifically human. – Antonio Machado

103834. The rich man’s dog gets more in the way of vaccination, medicine and medical care than do the workers upon whom the rich man’s wealth is built. – Samora Machel

103835. Every branch of human knowledge, if traced up to its source and final principles, vanishes into mystery. – Arthur Machen

103836. For, usually and fitly, the presence of an introduction is held to imply that there is something of consequence and importance to be introduced. – Arthur Machen

103837. If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress. – Arthur Machen

103838. Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago. – Arthur Machen

103839. It is all nonsense, to be sure; and so much the greater nonsense inasmuch as the true interpretation of many dreams – not by any means of all dreams – moves, it may be said, in the opposite direction to the method of psycho-analysis. – Arthur Machen

103840. It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible. – Arthur Machen

103841. Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent years the silly business of divination by dreams has ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science. – Arthur Machen

103842. I see with greater and greater clearness that consistent Christianity is the easiest Christianity to defend. – John Gresham Machen

103843. Stay the course. – John Gresham Machen

103844. I’m so thankful for the active obedience of Christ. No hope without it. – John Gresham Machen

103845. Afternoon classes – that evil invention! – John Gresham Machen

103846. I can’t die now, I have so much work to do. – John Gresham Machen

103847. Conservative New Testament studies could also provide an intellectually satisfying alternative to German biblical criticism and to the liberal theology that accompanied it. – John Gresham Machen

103848. In many respects, my work is very enjoyable, for I seem to get on pretty well with the fellows and enjoy the work of instruction as well as my own studies. – John Gresham Machen

103849. Benefits should be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103850. Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103851. Before all else, be armed. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103852. Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries – for heavy ones they cannot. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103853. Hence it comes about that all armed Prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed Prophets have been destroyed. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103854. The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103855. Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103856. Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103857. Severities should be dealt out all at once, so that their suddenness may give less offense; benefits ought to be handed ought drop by drop, so that they may be relished the more. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103858. Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103859. Politics have no relation to morals. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103860. One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103861. One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103862. Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103863. No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103864. Never was anything great achieved without danger. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103865. It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and that they are always going to act according to the wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103866. Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103867. Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103868. Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they attack others. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103869. Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103870. Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103871. It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103872. It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103873. It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103874. It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103875. I’m not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103876. He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103877. Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103878. God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103879. For among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible; which is one of those disgraceful things which a prince must guard against. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103880. Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103881. If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103882. There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103883. There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103884. There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103885. To understand the nature of the people one must be a prince, and to understand the nature of the prince, one must be of the people. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103886. War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103887. We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which is achieved without either. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103888. A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103889. When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103890. Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103891. Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103892. There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103893. War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103894. The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103895. The wise man does at once what the fool does finally. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103896. The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103897. The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers, and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with the demands of the times does not. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103898. The new ruler must determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He must inflict them once and for all. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103899. The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103900. The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103901. The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103902. A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103903. Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103904. A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103905. A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103906. The fact is that a man who wants to act virtuously in every way necessarily comes to grief among so many who are not virtuous. – Niccolo Machiavelli

103907. As one of nine men, DiMaggio is the best player that ever lived. – Connie Mack

103908. I guess more players lick themselves that are ever licked by an opposing team. The first thing any man has to know is how to handle himself. – Connie Mack

103909. No matter what I talk about, I always get back to baseball. – Connie Mack

103910. The game has kept faith with the public, maintaining its old admission price for nearly thirty years while other forms of entertainment have doubled and tripled in price. And it will probably never change. – Connie Mack

103911. There has been only one manager, and his name is John McGraw. – Connie Mack

103912. You can’t win them all. – Connie Mack

103913. You’re born with two strikes against you, so don’t take a third one on your own. – Connie Mack

103914. Humanity is the keystone that holds nations and men together. When that collapses, the whole structure crumbles. This is as true of baseball teams as any other pursuit in life. – Connie Mack

103915. There is no such thing as death. In nature nothing dies. From each sad remnant of decay, some forms of life arise so shall his life be taken away before he knoweth that he hath it. – Charles Mackay

103916. War in men’s eyes shall be A monster of iniquity In the good time coming. Nations shall not quarrel then, To prove which is the stronger; Nor slaughter men for glory’s sake; – Wait a little longer. – Charles Mackay

103917. Money, again, has often been a cause of the delusion of the multitudes. Sober nations have all at once become desperate gamblers, and risked almost their existence upon the turn of a piece of paper. – Charles Mackay

103918. An arrow may fly through the air and leave no trace; but an ill thought leaves a trail like a serpent. – Charles Mackay

103919. If happy I and wretched he, Perhaps the king would change with me. – Charles Mackay

103920. He who has mingled in the fray of duty that the brave endure, must have made foes. If you have none, small is the work that you have done. – Charles Mackay

103921. Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one. – Charles Mackay

103922. One reason we resist making deliberate choices is that choice equals change and most of us, feeling the world is unpredictable enough, try to minimise the trauma of change in our personal lives. – Hugh Mackay

103923. Parents should be encouraged to read to their children, and teachers should be equipped with all available techniques for teaching literacy, so the varying needs and capacities of individual kids can be taken into account. – Hugh Mackay

103924. Perhaps it’s the people whose lives have taken sudden new twists – people who have learned to embrace the creative possibilities of change – who stand the best chance of penetrating life’s mysteries. – Hugh Mackay

103925. Reading is a huge effort for many people, a bore for others, and, believe it or not, many people prefer watching TV. – Hugh Mackay

103926. Universal literacy was a 20th-century goal. Before then, reading and writing were skills largely confined to a small, highly educated class of professional people. – Hugh Mackay

103927. Recounting their histories, people often sound like interested bystanders to their own lives. – Hugh Mackay

103928. The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to defend universal literacy as a central goal of our education system, or are we bold enough to see what’s actually happening to our culture? – Hugh Mackay

103929. Some researchers sensibly suggest that rather than worrying too much about which programs our children are watching, we should concentrate on trying to reduce the total amount of time they spend in front of the screen. – Hugh Mackay

103930. Still, most of those effects occur in the context of harmless play and it is patently obvious that children are not normally turned into aggressive little monsters by TV or video games, since most children do not become aggressive little monsters. – Hugh Mackay

103931. The copycat effects of media violence, similar to those previously attributed to westerns, radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate. – Hugh Mackay

103932. On average, Australians watch more than three hours of television a day, compared with 12 minutes a day spent by the average couple talking to each other. – Hugh Mackay

103933. I wish we didn’t have to own up to a policy deliberately designed to inflict suffering on people who have already been traumatised in the countries from which they’ve fled. – Hugh Mackay

103934. So, if falling crime rates coincide with the rise of violent video games and increasing violence on TV and at the cinema, should we conclude that media violence is causing the drop in crime rates? – Hugh Mackay

103935. Obviously, every child should be given the best possible opportunity to acquire literacy skills. – Hugh Mackay

103936. Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. – Hugh Mackay

103937. No one welcomes chaos, but why crave stability and predictability? – Hugh Mackay

103938. It’s Australian to do such things because, however uncivilised they may seem, it’s human to do them. – Hugh Mackay

103939. It seems inevitable that the magic of the written word will fade. – Hugh Mackay

103940. Is it possible that literacy standards are falling because young Australians are growing up in a culture in which they can be entertained and informed, and in which they can communicate effectively, without having to master any but the most rudimentary literacy skills? – Hugh Mackay

103941. I’m in total sympathy with Dick Smith’s sentiments; I only wish there were grounds for saying we Australians would never tolerate such appalling treatment of refugees being carried out in our name. – Hugh Mackay

103942. I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked up in our unique imperfections, flaws and frailties. – Hugh Mackay

103943. But the rule seems to be that the bigger and more life-changing the decision, the less it will seem like a decision at all. – Hugh Mackay

103944. Although we love the idea of choice – our culture almost worships it – we seek refuge in the familiar and the comfortable. – Hugh Mackay

103945. Actually, I can’t imagine anything more tedious than a perfect person, especially if it was someone who also demanded perfection from me. – Hugh Mackay

103946. A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn? – Hugh Mackay

103947. The underlying message of the Lancet article is that if you want to understand aggressive behaviour in children, look to the social and emotional environment in which they are growing up, and the values they bring to the viewing experience. – Hugh Mackay

103948. Indeed, in the present climate of mistrust of institutions, many people who yearn for a more meaningful and fulfilling life would regard the church as an unlikely place to go for guidance. – Hugh Mackay

103949. I want to make a summing up, brief and to the point, but thorough. I have never suppressed a word in my books out of regard for other people and their prejudices. – John Henry Mackay

103950. I want to lead the Progressive Conservative Party, a party that will promote true conservative values and principles. I can tell you right now, I am not the merger candidate. I am not interested in institutional marriages with other parties. – Peter MacKay

103951. If the United States leads a multinational force into Iraq without United Nations backing, Canada should fight beside its neighbour. We’ve gone from being a middle power to a muddle power on this one. – Peter MacKay

103952. It’s not as if our party has a leadership campaign underway. – Peter MacKay

103953. My gut tells me and continues to tell me that the Conservative party is on a road back to government. – Peter MacKay

103954. We have to be focused on growing the party and getting young people to see us as a viable option. – Peter MacKay

103955. We have to stress our conservative credentials and emphasize that we are the natural, national alternative to the Liberals. Clearly the Alliance has shown it can’t break out of its Western box. The Alliance is at single-digit support in three quarters of the country. – Peter MacKay

103956. What Canada has to do is to have a government connected to the priorities of the people of which it is elected to serve. Those priorities include ensuring medicare is sustainable, support for the military, and tax and justice systems that work. – Peter MacKay

103957. I guess my natural inclination is to finish what I started. We have a Conservative government in Nova Scotia. What I want to see is a Conservative government in Ottawa. – Peter MacKay

103958. Basically we just created our own label, but again we just did it to document our own music and create our own thing, so the major labels were just always out of our picture, we’re not interested. – Ian MacKaye

103959. Major labels didn’t start showing up really until they smelled money, and that’s all they’re ever going to be attracted to is money-that’s the business they’re in- making money. – Ian MacKaye

103960. Yeah, if someone’s selling downloads and collecting money for our songs I would be unhappy about that but if they’re trading it I don’t mind, obviously if I make a thousand records or CDs or whatever, I like to sell a thousand. – Ian MacKaye

103961. I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people. – Alexander Mackenzie

103962. We shall all respect the principles of each other and do nothing that would be regarded as an act of oppression to any portion of the people. – Alexander Mackenzie

103963. I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man, no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin. – Alexander Mackenzie

103964. Logic, sometimes has very little to do with political action. – Alexander Mackenzie

103965. What postmodernism gives us instead is a multicultural defense for male violence – a defense for it wherever it is, which in effect is a pretty universal defense. – Catharine MacKinnon

103966. Can postmodernism hold the perpetrators of genocide accountable? – Catharine MacKinnon

103967. If you want to know who is being hurt in this society, go see what is being done and to whom in pornography and then go look for them other places in the world. – Catharine MacKinnon

103968. In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables. – Catharine MacKinnon

103969. In not having an appointment at Harvard, I’m in the company of a great many people whose work I admire tremendously, in particular women of color. – Catharine MacKinnon

103970. Men who are in prison for rape think it’s the dumbest thing that ever happened… they were put in jail for something very little different from what most men do most of the time and call it sex. The only difference is they got caught. It may also be true. – Catharine MacKinnon

103971. Politically, I call it rape whenever a woman has sex and feels violated. – Catharine MacKinnon

103972. Postmodernism is an academic theory, originating in academia with an academic elite, not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted. – Catharine MacKinnon

103973. So the idea that there is nothing essential, in the sense that there are no human universals, is dogma. Ask most anyone who is going to be shot at dawn. – Catharine MacKinnon

103974. To be a prisoner means to be defined as a member of a group for whom the rules of what can be done to you, of what is seen as abuse of you, are reduced as part of the definition of your status. – Catharine MacKinnon

103975. It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are. – James Mackintosh

103976. Men are never so good or so bad as their opinions. – James Mackintosh

103977. Whatever is popular deserves attention. – James Mackintosh

103978. Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations. – James Mackintosh

103979. Every tub must stand upon its bottom. – Charles Macklin

103980. Good laws are the offspring of bad actions. – Charles Macklin

103981. I mean, they’re threatening – my career is over. You know, everything I’ve worked so hard. I’ve worked extremely hard since about 17 years old, you know, as a White House intern on up. – Andrea Mackris

103982. I’m supposed to say, Bill O’Reilly, that’s immoral – click – and then walk back in and book his A block the next day and have a fine day and everything be kosher? I don’t think so. – Andrea Mackris

103983. I was put in a position with a man that, whenever he would call me at work or at home, work-related, he would say jump and I’d say how high and I would jump. – Andrea Mackris

103984. We had an eyeball-to-eyeball agreement at a restaurant before I came back that, if I came back, he would never talk to me that way again or I was simply saying no. – Andrea Mackris

103985. I mean, that was a throwaway thought, because my focus was – my intent and my focus was to never go public. – Andrea Mackris

103986. I had said no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him about his saucy language. It had never gotten to this level until I came back. – Andrea Mackris

103987. I’m not used to saying no to this man on any level. – Andrea Mackris

103988. Lynch is not as strange as his films. He’s a complex guy with a very interesting view of the world. But he’s very accessible, with a good heart. – Kyle MacLachlan

103989. The Monmouth Coffee Shop is the best place in London. – Kyle MacLachlan

103990. The nice thing about New York is that you’re finally able to wear those winter clothes that have been sitting in your closet in mothballs. – Kyle MacLachlan

103991. The film world is a crazy place to be. You sit around all day waiting for the phone to ring. Are people talking about you or aren’t they? – Kyle MacLachlan

103992. The difference with doing a play is that you are in control. In film you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer. – Kyle MacLachlan

103993. My workout is my meditation. – Kyle MacLachlan

103994. I’ve done Graham Norton’s show three times now. He tackles taboos and subject matter that wouldn’t make it past the censors in the States. – Kyle MacLachlan

103995. I’d like to do more Shakespeare. I’d like to do Iago in Othello. I look so benign. It would be interesting to see that black evil come out of my soul. – Kyle MacLachlan

103996. I really fight for my privacy. – Kyle MacLachlan

103997. I get very caught up with things. I used to be dominated by domestic things. I had a lovely house in LA-and it became this growing, mad obsession. – Kyle MacLachlan

103998. Actors have an unusual perspective on clothing. You’ve really got to know the impact of what you’re wearing on the character you’re playing. – Kyle MacLachlan

103999. Hollywood is not good when it comes to age. – Kyle MacLachlan

104000. Hamlet is a little daunting. – Kyle MacLachlan

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