180000 famous quotes part 108 – 107001 to 108000

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180000 famous quotes part 108 – 107001 to 108000

107001. When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective. – George C. Marshall

107002. If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known. – George C. Marshall

107003. I was very careful to send Mr. Roosevelt every few days a statement of our casualties. I tried to keep before him all the time the casualty results because you get hardened to these things and you have to be very careful to keep them always in the forefront of your mind. – George C. Marshall

107004. Don’t fight the problem, decide it. – George C. Marshall

107005. There is nothing an economist should fear so much as applause. – Herbert Marshall

107006. To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well. – John Marshall

107007. Success can be built on a strong relationship between a lobbyist and a single, powerful lawmaker. – Joshua Micah Marshall

107008. With Jack Abramoff under indictment, a number of readers have suggested that now he might flip and try to offer the feds some figures higher up the food-chain. – Joshua Micah Marshall

107009. Who’s on the case when it comes to the flat tax? – Joshua Micah Marshall

107010. Some of the immediate causes of Jack Abramoff’s troubles were some Indian elections that went bad for him. – Joshua Micah Marshall

107011. That D.C. grand jury investigation of Abramoff can’t go on forever. Eventually the lawyers at the Public Integrity Section will go to their bosses with some decisions about just who they want to indict. That’s when Al Gonzales will have to show his cards. – Joshua Micah Marshall

107012. We all know how powerful the web can be for raising political money. Well, if you’re game, the Duke Cunningham Legal Defense Fund is apparently ready to accept your donation. – Joshua Micah Marshall

107013. Working mothers are just as likely to want to conform to a standard of perfection and just as likely to suffer from their failure to meet it as their stay-at-home counterparts. – Melinda M. Marshall

107014. Motherhood in all its guises and permutations is more art than science. – Melinda M. Marshall

107015. I live in L.A., so I go to basketball games. But I love baseball. – Penny Marshall

107016. It’s better for me to go up against someone’s passion with my passion and then clarifying something that he wrote. Then I know how to work around certain things. – Penny Marshall

107017. The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation. – Peter Marshall

107018. May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. – Peter Marshall

107019. Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. – Peter Marshall

107020. Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work. – Peter Marshall

107021. Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it. – Peter Marshall

107022. When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. – Peter Marshall

107023. A different world cannot be built by indifferent people. – Peter Marshall

107024. Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for – because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything. – Peter Marshall

107025. God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty. – Peter Marshall

107026. If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you. – Peter Marshall

107027. It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail. – Peter Marshall

107028. Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with. – Peter Marshall

107029. One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. – Peter Marshall

107030. Once there were two brothers: one ran away to sea, the other was elected Vice-President-and nothing was ever heard from either of them again. – Thomas R. Marshall

107031. What this country needs is a really good five cent cigar. – Thomas R. Marshall

107032. Surely the fact that a uniformed police officer is wearing his hair below his collar will make him no less identifiable as a policeman. – Thurgood Marshall

107033. In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute. – Thurgood Marshall

107034. Sometimes history takes things into its own hands. – Thurgood Marshall

107035. If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch. – Thurgood Marshall

107036. What is the quality of your intent? – Thurgood Marshall

107037. Today’s Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness that I and other Blacks cherish. – Thurgood Marshall

107038. I have a lifetime appointment and I intend to serve it. I expect to die at 110, shot by a jealous husband. – Thurgood Marshall

107039. Mere access to the courthouse doors does not by itself assure a proper functioning of the adversary process. – Thurgood Marshall

107040. None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. – Thurgood Marshall

107041. Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men’s minds. – Thurgood Marshall

107042. Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely. – Thurgood Marshall

107043. A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi… has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It’s not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for. – Thurgood Marshall

107044. Starbucks now spends more on health care than it does on coffee beans. – Will Marshall

107045. Yes, we were looking for a Faith spin-off, but then Faith backed down. Eliza got a really wonderful offer over on Fox in a show, and, for reasons I didn’t talk to her about, she decided to go there, and everyone respects that. – James Marsters

107046. Tough guy Spike was always the funnest, but I’m most proud of the more recent stuff, the last season, I think. – James Marsters

107047. I don’t know much about the internet, I’m afraid. – James Marsters

107048. I like all music. Well, I don’t like music that was created to make money. I don’t really like bands that don’t write their own music. – James Marsters

107049. It would have to be connected with performance art somehow, either in the front of the house or the back. I was myopic about this from fourth grade on. – James Marsters

107050. It’s all magic to me. Country to punk rock, all of it. Chopin to Kurt Cobain. But it always all comes back to punk for me, because that was the last time, punk rock or grunge rock, was the last time that passion ruled the airwaves. – James Marsters

107051. It’s just the absolute bomb. Ghost in the Shell was really good, it’s a little bit more recent. – James Marsters

107052. My personal philosophy would be don’t whine, don’t let opportunities pass you by, be willing to work hard, and remember that you don’t know as much as you think you do, ever. – James Marsters

107053. So, I’m going to go over on Angel. Joss is just going to find a way to keep me bleaching my hair, which is fine. – James Marsters

107054. Speed Racer is good to cut your teeth on, but if anyone has not seen Akira, go get it. – James Marsters

107055. I don’t have a computer – I don’t like to get into it that much ’cause it can screw with your head a little. – James Marsters

107056. Through danger safety comes – through trouble rest. – John Marston

107057. Wink and shut their apprehensions up. – John Marston

107058. Welcome those big, sticky, complicated problems. In them are your most powerful opportunities. – Ralph Marston

107059. Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality. – Ralph Marston

107060. You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. – Ralph Marston

107061. When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing – just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or children playing in the park? – Ralph Marston

107062. Every day you spend drifting away from your goals is a waste not only of that day, but also of the additional day it takes to regain lost ground. – Ralph Marston

107063. What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. – Ralph Marston

107064. What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it – would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have. – Ralph Marston

107065. The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen. – Ralph Marston

107066. Success in any endeavor depends on the degree to which it is an expression of your true self. – Ralph Marston

107067. Rest when you’re weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. – Ralph Marston

107068. Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it. – Ralph Marston

107069. Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. – Ralph Marston

107070. Don’t lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality. – Ralph Marston

107071. Beset by a difficult problem? Now is your chance to shine. Pick yourself up, get to work and get triumphantly through it. – Ralph Marston

107072. It doesn’t matter how much you want. What really matters is how much you want it. The extent and complexity of the problem does not matter was much as does the willingness to solve it. – Ralph Marston

107073. Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold. – William Moulton Marston

107074. Besides the practical knowledge which defeat offers, there are important personality profits to be taken. – William Moulton Marston

107075. Every crisis offers you extra desired power. – William Moulton Marston

107076. It’s too bad for us ‘literary’ enthusiasts, but it’s the truth nevertheless – pictures tell any story more effectively than words. – William Moulton Marston

107077. Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and power. – William Moulton Marston

107078. Women’s strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman. – William Moulton Marston

107079. Most of us actually stifle enough good impulses during the course of a day to change the current of our lives. – William Moulton Marston

107080. It is a sin not to do what one is capable of doing. – Jose Marti

107081. Talent is a gift that brings with it an obligation to serve the world, and not ourselves, for it is not of our making. – Jose Marti

107082. If I survive, I will spend my whole life at the oven door seeing that no one is denied bread and, so as to give a lesson of charity, especially those who did not bring flour. – Jose Marti

107083. Man loves liberty, even if he does not know that he loves it. He is driven by it and flees from where it does not exist. – Jose Marti

107084. Men are like the stars; some generate their own light while others reflect the brilliance they receive. – Jose Marti

107085. Men of action, above all those whose actions are guided by love, live forever. – Jose Marti

107086. Mountains culminate in peaks, and nations in men. – Jose Marti

107087. One is guilty of all abjection that one does not help to relieve. – Jose Marti

107088. One just principle from the depths of a cave is more powerful than an army. – Jose Marti

107089. Only those who spread treachery, fire, and death out of hatred for the prosperity of others are undeserving of pity. – Jose Marti

107090. Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness. – Jose Marti

107091. Others go to bed with their mistresses; I with my ideas. – Jose Marti

107092. Love is the bond between men, the way to teach and the center of the world. – Jose Marti

107093. Perhaps the enemies of liberty are such only because they judge it by its loud voice. – Jose Marti

107094. Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their objectives despite all obstacles and barriers. It may be possible to speed or hinder them, but impossible to stop them. – Jose Marti

107095. The force of passion is balanced by the force of interest. – Jose Marti

107096. The struggles waged by nations are weak only when they lack support in the hearts of their women. – Jose Marti

107097. The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well. – Jose Marti

107098. The wretch who lives without freedom feels like dressing in the mud from the streets Those who have you, o Liberty, do not know. you. Those who do not have you should not speak of you, but win you. – Jose Marti

107099. There is happiness in duty, although it may not seem so. – Jose Marti

107100. To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful, to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle to attempt what is difficult, is to strip talent of its dignity. – Jose Marti

107101. To give one’s life is a right only when one gives it unselfishly. – Jose Marti

107102. To use for our exclusive benefit what is not ours is theft. – Jose Marti

107103. We are free, but not to be evil, not to be indifferent to human suffering, not to profit from the people, from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association, while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from. – Jose Marti

107104. We light the oven so that everyone may bake bread in it. – Jose Marti

107105. Peoples are made of hate and of love, and more of hate than love. – Jose Marti

107106. He who does not see things in their depth should not call himself a radical. – Jose Marti

107107. A child, from the time he can think, should think about all he sees, should suffer for all who cannot live with honesty, should work so that all men can be honest, and should be honest himself. – Jose Marti

107108. A genuine man goes to the roots. To be a radical is no more than that: to go to the roots. – Jose Marti

107109. A grain of poetry suffices to season a century. – Jose Marti

107110. A selfish man is a thief. – Jose Marti

107111. An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life. – Jose Marti

107112. But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove. – Jose Marti

107113. But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible. – Jose Marti

107114. Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright. – Jose Marti

107115. Fortunately, there is a sane equilibrium in the character of nations, as there is in that of men. – Jose Marti

107116. Freedoms, like privileges, prevail or are imperiled together You cannot harm or strive to achieve one without harming or furthering all. – Jose Marti

107117. Man is a living duty, a depository of powers that he must not leave in a brute state. Man is a wing. – Jose Marti

107118. He who could have been a torch and stoops to being a pair of jaws is a deserter. – Jose Marti

107119. A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel’s work and is on the road to being a scoundrel. – Jose Marti

107120. He who receives money in trust to administer for the benefit of its owner, and uses it either for his own interest or against the wishes of its rightful owner, is a thief. – Jose Marti

107121. He who uses the office he owes to the voters wrongfully and against them is a thief. – Jose Marti

107122. In truth, men speak too much of danger. – Jose Marti

107123. Charm is a product of the unexpected. – Jose Marti

107124. It is necessary to make virtue fashionable. – Jose Marti

107125. It is terrible to speak of you, Liberty, for one who lives without you. – Jose Marti

107126. It is the duty of man to raise up man. – Jose Marti

107127. Just as he who gives his life to serve a great idea is admirable, he who avails himself of a great idea to serve his personal hopes of glory and power is abominable, even if he too risks his life. – Jose Marti

107128. Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy. – Jose Marti

107129. Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel, the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing, so is liberty the essence of life. Whatever is done without it is imperfect. – Jose Marti

107130. Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity. – Jose Marti

107131. Every human being has within him an ideal man, just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the Greek made of the god Apollo. – Jose Marti

107132. Glory comes too late, after one as been reduced to ashes. – Marcus Valerius Martial

107133. A man who lives everywhere lives nowhere. – Marcus Valerius Martial

107134. Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it, and do not fear or wish for your last day. – Marcus Valerius Martial

107135. Fortune gives too much to many, enough to none. – Marcus Valerius Martial

107136. Glory paid to our ashes comes too late. – Marcus Valerius Martial

107137. If fame is to come only after death, I am in no hurry for it. – Marcus Valerius Martial

107138. There is no living with thee, nor without thee. – Marcus Valerius Martial

107139. You give me nothing during your life, but you promise to provide for me at your death. If you are not a fool, you know what I wish for! – Marcus Valerius Martial

107140. Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst. – Marcus Valerius Martial

107141. Even as a coin attains its full value when it is spent, so life attains its supreme value when one knows how to forfeit it with grace when the time comes. – Felix Marti-Ibanez

107142. In Amsterdam the water is the mistress and the land the vassal. throughout the city there are as many canals and drawbridges as bracelets on a Gypsy’s bronzed arms. – Felix Marti-Ibanez

107143. To progress in life you must give up the things you do not like. Give up doing the things that you do not like to do. You must find the things that you do like. The things that are acceptable to your mind. – Agnes Martin

107144. Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings. – Agnes Martin

107145. Any material may be used but the theme is the same and the response is the same for all artwork… we all have the same concern, but the artist must know exactly what the experience is. He must pursue the truth relentlessly. – Agnes Martin

107146. When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection. – Agnes Martin

107147. Happiness is being on the beam with life – to feel the pull of life. – Agnes Martin

107148. My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind. – Agnes Martin

107149. Kevin Keegan said if he had a blank sheet of paper, five names would be on it. – Alvin Martin

107150. Of course it’s difficult to turn anything down when Mike Nichols calls you personally. – Andrea Martin

107151. When I started out in Canada, I did a lot of voice-overs and commercials. – Andrea Martin

107152. Oh yeah, I’m about to host the Genies, which are the Canadian Academy Awards. – Andrea Martin

107153. Now my way of doing it is I always get disappointed, but there’s always a level of high quality. – Andrea Martin

107154. It’s really important to me to keep growing and keep finding new things. – Andrea Martin

107155. I’m sick of the treadmill. – Andrea Martin

107156. I was stuck in the benefits of being a known comedian. – Andrea Martin

107157. I think probably, the makeup artists don’t really know how long it’s going to take until they really work with your face and they kind of mold it and build it as they’re going along. – Andrea Martin

107158. I started out in summer stock, and that’s really what I prefer. – Andrea Martin

107159. I really believed that if I could play that character, who is grounded in the earth and the history of the United States – not the kind of role I usually play – it would help me change the perception out there and my own perception of what I can accomplish as a performer. – Andrea Martin

107160. And, I’d never done Tennessee Williams, and I had done Broadway musicals, so it was a challenge. – Andrea Martin

107161. The truth of the matter is I stayed in L.A. raising my children, and when they went to college, I packed my bags along with them and came to New York and looked for parts in the theatre, because that’s always what I preferred doing. – Andrea Martin

107162. I love the comradery of doing theatre that you don’t get in film. – Andrea Martin

107163. But I am Armenian and I understand what it is to lose a country and lose a family and have massacres and genocides and everything against my people. – Andrea Martin

107164. For pragmatic reasons, I love the routine. I love the structure of it. I love knowing that my days are free. I know where I’m going at night. I know my life is kind of orderly. I just like that better. – Andrea Martin

107165. Here’s probably a short answer – I never feel in this piece that I’m stepping out and being Andrea Martin. I always feel like I’m Golde, so whatever Golde would do within those realms, that’s what I would do. – Andrea Martin

107166. Here’s the thing: I did one episode of Deep Space Nine, and I loved everybody that I worked with. People couldn’t have been kinder… But I had a really, really difficult time with the prosthetics. – Andrea Martin

107167. I could have stayed in L.A. and done sitcoms for awhile and will probably go back and do one I hope. – Andrea Martin

107168. I don’t like sitting around sets – I don’t like the unpredictability of it. – Andrea Martin

107169. I don’t like to cry in public, unless I’m getting paid for it. – Andrea Martin

107170. I like to know where I’m going to be at seven o’clock. – Andrea Martin

107171. Since, however, it is immaterial whether the work is done by assistants or a machine, I decided to build a machine equivalent to an array of about 200 separating funnels. – Archer J. P. Martin

107172. If every conceivable precaution is taken at first, one is often too discouraged to proceed at all. – Archer J. P. Martin

107173. Much can often be learned by the repetition under different conditions, even if the desired result is not obtained. – Archer J. P. Martin

107174. Most people miss the great part mental outlook plays in this game. – Billy Martin

107175. There’s nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back. – Billy Martin

107176. What I miss when I’m away is the pride in baseball. Especially the pride of being on a team that wins. – Billy Martin

107177. I really love the togetherness in baseball. That’s a real true love. – Billy Martin

107178. Everything looks nicer when you win. The girls are prettier. The cigars taste better. The trees are greener. – Billy Martin

107179. I may not have been the best Yankee to put on the pinstripes, but I am the proudest. – Billy Martin

107180. Coldplay fans are the best in the world. If you like Coldplay then you’re obviously very intelligent and good looking and all-around brilliant. – Chris Martin

107181. Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run, as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will become unable to produce anything. – Chris Martin

107182. I don’t mind not being cool. – Chris Martin

107183. If a few companies were less greedy, the people at the bottom woud have a lot more. – Chris Martin

107184. If you drink don’t drive. Don’t even putt. – Dean Martin

107185. You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on. – Dean Martin

107186. There’s a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum, and the statue talks better than he does. – Dean Martin

107187. I feel sorry for people who don’t drink. They wake up in the morning and that’s the best they’re going to feel all day. – Dean Martin

107188. I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up. – Dean Martin

107189. I’d hate to be a teetotaler. Imagine getting up in the morning and knowing that’s as good as you’re going to feel all day. – Dean Martin

107190. I’ve got seven kids. The three words you hear most around my house are ‘hello,’ ‘goodbye,’ and ‘I’m pregnant’. – Dean Martin

107191. My plumbing is all screwed up. Because it turns out, I do not own a garbage disposal. – Demetri Martin

107192. Whenever I’m on my computer, I don’t type ‘lol’. I type ‘lqtm’ – laugh quietly to myself. It’s more honest. – Demetri Martin

107193. The worst time to have a heart attack is during a game of charades. – Demetri Martin

107194. The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly. – Demetri Martin

107195. Swimming is a confusing sport, because sometimes you do it for fun, and other times you do it to not die. And when I’m swimming, sometimes I’m not sure which one it is. – Demetri Martin

107196. People and squirrels are very different. Most people will not argue that. But I find that there is one situation in which they’re very similar. And that is: when I am driving towards them in my car. Then they’re kind of hard to tell apart – especially if the human is kind of hairy. – Demetri Martin

107197. If you can’t tell a spoon from a ladle, then you’re fat! – Demetri Martin

107198. If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, I’d probably just start calling out letters. – Demetri Martin

107199. I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said ‘Happy Birthday’ on it. I didn’t want to waste it so I just wrote ‘Jesus’ on it. – Demetri Martin

107200. I think it’s interesting that ‘cologne’ rhymes with ‘alone.’ – Demetri Martin

107201. I noticed that there are no B batteries. I think that’s to avoid confusion, cause if there were you wouldn’t know if someone was stuttering. ‘Yes, hello I’d like some b-batteries.’ ‘What kind?’ ‘B-batteries.’ ‘What kind?’ ‘B-batteries!’ and D-batteries that’s hard for foreigners. ‘Yes, I would like de batteries.’ – Demetri Martin

107202. I love women, but I feel like you can’t trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog’s name. Then I said, ‘Does he bite?’ She said, ‘No.’ And I said, ‘Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?’ Liar. – Demetri Martin

107203. I like fruit baskets because it gives you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearing insane. Like, if someone just mailed you an apple you’d be like, ‘huh? What the hell is this?’ But if it’s in a fruit basket you’re like, ‘this is nice!’ – Demetri Martin

107204. I keep a lighter in my back pocket all the time. I’m not a smoker, I just really like certain songs. – Demetri Martin

107205. Another term for balloon is bad breath holder. – Demetri Martin

107206. A lot of people like lollipops. I don’t like lollipops. To me, a lollipop is hard candy plus garbage. I don’t need a handle. Just give me the candy. – Demetri Martin

107207. A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he’s persuasive. – Demetri Martin

107208. I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I am good at everything. – Demetri Martin

107209. Saying, ‘I’m sorry’ is the same as saying, ‘ I apologize.’ Except at a funeral. – Demetri Martin

107210. There’s always been physical suffering in comedy. – Don Martin

107211. When you extend life span, that’s really something. That’s hard to do. – George Martin

107212. What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness. – George Martin

107213. Well, I think, I certainly used backward music in Sea of Monsters. I can’t remember in the Sea of Time. I would tend to do that all the time, you know? I tended to do all sorts of weird things. Just to get effects. – George Martin

107214. Well, again working strictly to the film, where you had this lovely, lovely land of brightness and color. And everybody is smiling and happy and butterflies flitting around and it was that kind of image that, it was like a dream world, really. – George Martin

107215. We’re lucky, real lucky. Our friends lost their house. We just had some burning embers put holes in the screens. – George Martin

107216. I think that one of the nice things about the Yellow Submarine movie is that it seems to be perennial. People enjoy watching from each generation. And it was like the Beatles themselves. You know the Beatles seem to find new audience each time another generation comes along. – George Martin

107217. He was definitely a father figure for all of us. Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant. – George Martin

107218. Because when the film was first mooted, the Beatles didn’t like the idea at all. In fact they wouldn’t have any part in it. And when Brian had committed them, it was part of a deal he did with United Artists, I think. – George Martin

107219. And the young people in the 1960’s identified with it immediately, because, I guess the young people had been having years of repression really. They felt that the, you know, after the war everything was very austere, particularly in Europe. – George Martin

107220. I had such a wonderful life before drugs and alcohol abuse. I’ve got that life back now and plan to keep it. Maybe I had to go through what I did to get to this point, to appreciate this life more. – Harvey Martin

107221. I killed many a quarterback. I felt like I scored when I took their head off. – Harvey Martin

107222. I’m not mean, just aggressive. – Harvey Martin

107223. When a society abandons its ideals just because most people can’t live up to them, behavior gets very ugly indeed. – Judith Martin

107224. You do not have to do everything disagreeable that you have a right to do. – Judith Martin

107225. We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society. – Judith Martin

107226. We already know that anonymous letters are despicable. In etiquette, as well as in law, hiring a hit man to do the job does not relieve you of responsibility. – Judith Martin

107227. There are three social classes in America: upper middle class, middle class, and lower middle class. – Judith Martin

107228. Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You’d be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children. – Judith Martin

107229. Most people who work at home find they do not have the benefit of receptionists who serve as personal guards. – Judith Martin

107230. It’s far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help. – Judith Martin

107231. Indeed, Miss Manners has come to believe that the basic political division in this country is not between liberals and conservatives but between those who believe that they should have a say in the love lives of strangers and those who do not. – Judith Martin

107232. If written directions alone would suffice, libraries wouldn’t need to have the rest of the universities attached. – Judith Martin

107233. Hypocrisy is not generally a social sin, but a virtue. – Judith Martin

107234. Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress. – Judith Martin

107235. Chaperons don’t enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet. – Judith Martin

107236. Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution. – Judith Martin

107237. Many people mistakenly think a new technology cancels out an old one. – Judith Martin

107238. You glance at an e-mail. You give more attention to a real letter. – Judith Martin

107239. When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar, and the lightnings blaze around us it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post. – Luther Martin

107240. No matter what your religion, you should try to become a government program, for then you will have everlasting life. – Lynn Martin

107241. There is a world of communication which is not dependent on words. – Mary Martin

107242. The communication is in the work and words are no substitute for this. – Mary Martin

107243. After 60, it’s just patch, patch, patch. – Mary Martin

107244. Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes. – Mary Martin

107245. Charles Pierce, Bea Arthur, and I were like a terrible little trio. – Millicent Martin

107246. I feel it’s like being a kid and dressing up, because that’s what Baby Jane is. – Millicent Martin

107247. I rise today in support of Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act. I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law. – Paul Martin

107248. The people of Canada have worked hard to build a country that opens its doors to include all, regardless of their differences; a country that respects all, regardless of their differences; a country that demands equality for all, regardless of their differences. – Paul Martin

107249. In Canada, women’s rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality – not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others. – Paul Martin

107250. The achievements we forge in this place and in our nation will not be those of one person or one party. – Paul Martin

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107251. The vicious circle has been shattered. Canadians now enjoy the benefits of the virtuous circle. – Paul Martin

107252. If we do not step forward, then we step back. If we do not protect a right, then we deny it. – Paul Martin

107253. I really think Canada should get over to Iraq as quickly as possible. – Paul Martin

107254. Have you ever, on a cloudless night, looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless, glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads. Stretching on and on, one province to the next. With only the stars in the distance. – Paul Martin

107255. For years governments have been promising more than they can deliver, and delivering more than they can afford. – Paul Martin

107256. Every Canadian who wants to learn should have the opportunity to do so. – Paul Martin

107257. At a moment that comes rarely in the life of a country. It is a time when destiny is ours to hold. – Paul Martin

107258. As a people, we know what we can do, we know how to do it, and we just want to get on with it. How? By ensuring that Canada’s place in the world is one of influence and pride. – Paul Martin

107259. The facts are plain: Religious leaders who preside over marriage ceremonies must and will be guided by what they believe. If they do not wish to celebrate marriages for same-sex couples, that is their right. The Supreme Court says so. And the Charter says so. – Paul Martin

107260. I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law. – Paul Martin

107261. I have been a victim of stereotypes. I come from Latin America and to some countries, we are considered ‘losers,’ drug traffickers, and that is not fair because that is generalizing. – Ricky Martin

107262. The homosexual community wants me to be gay. The heterosexual community wants me to be straight. Every writer thinks, I’m the journalist who’s going to make him talk. I pray for them. I pray that they get a life and stop living mine! – Ricky Martin

107263. Responsibility for learning belongs to the student, regardless of age. – Robert Martin

107264. Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise. – Robert Martin

107265. I think it’s the great thing about having kids. They have interests that you might not have, and it opens your horizons. – Robert Martin

107266. Our campaign is powered by college students who are not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch. – Ross Martin

107267. We created a show and a scenario for college students where they can take what they learn in class every day and apply it to the real world. – Ross Martin

107268. I want to grow into the best person I can be. – Stephen Martin

107269. I believe that Ronald Reagan will someday make this country what it once was… an arctic wilderness. – Steve Martin

107270. I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy. – Steve Martin

107271. I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks. – Steve Martin

107272. I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper. – Steve Martin

107273. I’ve got to keep breathing. It’ll be my worst business mistake if I don’t. – Steve Martin

107274. Love is a promise delivered already broken. – Steve Martin

107275. Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. – Steve Martin

107276. There is one thing I would break up over, and that is if she caught me with another woman. I won’t stand for that. – Steve Martin

107277. Well, excuuuuuse me! – Steve Martin

107278. I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you’re an idiot. – Steve Martin

107279. A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. – Steve Martin

107280. You know what your problem is, it’s that you haven’t seen enough movies – all of life’s riddles are answered in the movies. – Steve Martin

107281. When your hobbies get in the way of your work – that’s OK; but when your hobbies get in the way of themselves… well. – Steve Martin

107282. What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke. – Steve Martin

107283. The real joy is in constructing a sentence. But I see myself as an actor first because writing is what you do when you are ready and acting is what you do when someone else is ready. – Steve Martin

107284. Don’t have sex man. It leads to kissing and pretty soon you have to start talking to them. – Steve Martin

107285. Comedy may be big business but it isn’t pretty. – Steve Martin

107286. Chaos in the midst of chaos isn’t funny, but chaos in the midst of order is. – Steve Martin

107287. An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be. – Steve Martin

107288. Boy, those French: they have a different word for everything! – Steve Martin

107289. Hosting the Oscars is much like making love to a woman. It’s something I only get to do when Billy Crystal is out of town. – Steve Martin

107290. Work is the true elixir of life. The busiest man is the happiest man. – Theodore Martin

107291. And yet, you do not throw out some of the great minds of the Church – and people in Church history – and say they have no credibility because they committed a sin or made a mistake. – Walter Martin

107292. I am not an enemy of Adventism. – Walter Martin

107293. I am a friend of Adventist people and a lover of truth. – Walter Martin

107294. However, the Bible is called the Word of God because the whole transcript is an inspired, faithful, and infallible record of what God determined essential for us to know about Himself, the cosmos in which we live, our spiritual allies and adversaries, and our fellow man. – Walter Martin

107295. I am not saying we are categorizing Ellen White in the biblical context of a false prophet. – Walter Martin

107296. Christ imparts the capacity of conquest to our lives every single day that we are willing to believe Him. – Walter Martin

107297. A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship is finding strength in the Word of God. – Walter Martin

107298. A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth. – Walter Martin

107299. God does say He will graciously entertain our prayers. He says that if we exercise faith, and if our request is in accordance with His will, He will hear us. – Walter Martin

107300. The very success of medicine in a material way may now threaten the soul of medicine. – Walter Martin

107301. Who knows the minds of men and how they reason and what their methodology is? But I am not going to extrapolate from the General Conference backing out on my book and make it a personal issue. – Walter Martin

107302. You see, 30 years ago I didn’t have near the audience I have now. My tapes on the cults have reached a circulation of 15 million. those are not my figures but the figures of the people who distribute them. – Walter Martin

107303. What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine. – Walter Martin

107304. The Doctrine of the Trinity teaches that within the unity of the one Godhead there are three separate persons who are coequal in power, nature, and eternity. – Walter Martin

107305. Mrs. White, in my opinion, made false statements. She misused what she claimed was the prophetic gift she had. – Walter Martin

107306. I thought some of Mrs. White’s material was prophetic. I felt some of her insights were extremely helpful and I regarded her as a sister in the Lord. I wasn’t out to attack Ellen White’s character. – Walter Martin

107307. The moment you enlist in the army of God, you personally become a target. You need to remember that if you’re living for and walking with Jesus Christ, the powers of darkness are aligned against you. – Walter Martin

107308. What makes you a Christian is whether or not you really are in accord with biblical theology and whether you know Jesus Christ as your Saviour. – Walter Martin

107309. I love doing what I do. – Wink Martindale

107310. You go to work, tape five shows in one day and then go home and play golf for the rest of the week and then start the week all over. I thought if something like that came along, I’d love to do that. – Wink Martindale

107311. When you look at Regis, he really and truly does feel for those people, and I feel like I’ve done it too. You’re giving away somebody else’s money so what do you care? It’s not your money. – Wink Martindale

107312. The people at home don’t care what your problems are. They just know that you’re doing that show and you’re supposed to do the best you can do. It’s not a 9-5 type of job. I’ve considered myself very lucky to do that kind of work. – Wink Martindale

107313. So after being with somebody for any number of days like that, you can’t help but feel for them. You can’t help them, but you certainly can root for them. – Wink Martindale

107314. Regis has a great rapport with the American public. – Wink Martindale

107315. I’ve often talked about that, and I’ve been asked that a couple of times and my feeling are that if you have a good show, a bad host will not even hurt the show. – Wink Martindale

107316. I have loved hosting over the years, simply because I love working with people. It’s the perfect job. – Wink Martindale

107317. I have a studio at home, and do 3 hours a day that way. – Wink Martindale

107318. I figure anything over 13 weeks in this business is pretty good. – Wink Martindale

107319. And then I did one called High Rollers and that was a lot of fun. – Wink Martindale

107320. Radio is immediate. – Wink Martindale

107321. The progression of emancipation of any class usually, if not always, takes place through the efforts of individuals of that class. – Harriet Martineau

107322. Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it. – Harriet Martineau

107323. Religion is a temper, not a pursuit. – Harriet Martineau

107324. The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so. – Harriet Martineau

107325. There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land. – Harriet Martineau

107326. We do not believe in immortality because we can prove it, but we try to prove it because we cannot help believing it. – Harriet Martineau

107327. What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching? – Harriet Martineau

107328. You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow. – Harriet Martineau

107329. Men who pass most comfortably through this world are those who possess good digestions and hard hearts. – Harriet Martineau

107330. For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen… than witness the subservience in which the menial class is held in Europe. – Harriet Martineau

107331. I am sure that no traveler seeing things through author spectacles can see them as they are. – Harriet Martineau

107332. It is my deliberate opinion that the one essential requisite of human welfare in all ways is scientific knowledge of human nature. – Harriet Martineau

107333. If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has power. – Harriet Martineau

107334. But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy? – Harriet Martineau

107335. Any one must see at a glance that if men and women marry those whom they do not love, they must love those whom they do not marry. – Harriet Martineau

107336. Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered. – Harriet Martineau

107337. A soul preoccupied with great ideas best performs small duties. – Harriet Martineau

107338. If there is any country on earth where the course of true love may be expected to run smooth, it is America. – Harriet Martineau

107339. A soul occupied with great ideas performs small duties. – Harriet Martineau

107340. The pinafore of the child will be more than a match for the frock of the bishop and the surplice of the priest. – James Martineau

107341. Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere. – James Martineau

107342. Grief is only the memory of widowed affections. – James Martineau

107343. Every man’s highest, nameless though it be, is his ‘living God’. – James Martineau

107344. Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind. – James Martineau

107345. The incarnation is true, not of Christ exclusively, but of Man universally, and God everlastingly. – James Martineau

107346. All that is noble in the world’s past history, and especially the minds of the great and the good, are never lost. – James Martineau

107347. I had a lot of respect for Biggie, and it was just a weird, kinda difficult thing. When I’m doing touchy interviews like that, I just try to be fair to both parties. – Angie Martinez

107348. I am going to do as much as I can do, because I hate to do anything and not give my all. – Angie Martinez

107349. Every weekend we’ve been trying to go out of town, to let people know about this album. I’ve been trying to host parties. It’s hard, because it’s a lot of work to do both. – Angie Martinez

107350. We have to remember that no matter how much hardship we go through in our life, there is always going to be that fragile place in our heart. – Angie Martinez

107351. I had no idea what to expect when we did Ladies’ Night. I didn’t think it was going to get nominated for a Grammy. I didn’t know that we would have to perform on the MTV Awards show. – Angie Martinez

107352. I love Jay personally and as an artist; I think he’s incredible. – Angie Martinez

107353. Imagine the first time you are about to rap in a studio and you find yourself in a booth with Redman and KRS! – Angie Martinez

107354. I might like somebody, and have to go interview somebody that hates them, but I still have to be fair. – Angie Martinez

107355. I ran into Snoop one night. I was in the studio later, and I got this beat and thought he would sound great on it. I called him and he came right through that night. – Angie Martinez

107356. I went to night school and summer school, I made that whole year up and I actually graduated on time. Also, I got a part-time job at the radio station. – Angie Martinez

107357. The people I chose to work with me on this album are there because I have a personal relationship with them. – Angie Martinez

107358. Nobody from my label called any of their labels to get this done. Most of it happened very naturally. Mary and I have been friends for a long time. Then Jay-Z offered. – Angie Martinez

107359. After you date a player or two it’s nice to just chill with a guy that can keep it basic. – Angie Martinez

107360. I was in the Chilli Peppers at the time and I asked myself, would I be able to wear a sock on my genitals at the age of forty and they proved me wrong because I guess they’re still doing it. – Cliff Martinez

107361. I’ve always been very left of center and the radio never had much diversity and film did. – Cliff Martinez

107362. I got fed up with being in bands. I spent a couple of years touring the country in a smoked filled band, doing lots of drugs and being really unhealthy. – Cliff Martinez

107363. Al Gonzales is a dedicated public servant and exceptionally qualified to be our nation’s next Attorney General. I know that a lot has been said about Judge Gonzales’ life story. It is a story of the fulfillment of the American Dream. – Mel Martinez

107364. In America, all things are possible. – Mel Martinez

107365. Senator Martinez is not driven by polls; he is driven by the needs of the state of Florida and its 17 million constituents. – Mel Martinez

107366. Our focus needs to be on freeing dissidents and continuing to support the opposition movement within Cuba – not rewarding Castro and subsidizing and strengthening his totalitarian regime. – Mel Martinez

107367. It is proper that the federal government help alleviate short-term disruptions and price spikes such as those brought about by Hurricane Katrina. – Mel Martinez

107368. I will always vote on the side of freedom and our right to keep and bear arms. – Mel Martinez

107369. I don’t want to come to Washington to be just another vote. I want to lead on issues that are important. – Mel Martinez

107370. From time to time, the irresponsible acts of the Cuban government remind us that this is far more than about the freedom of one country, but it really is about the stability and security of the region and the national security interests of the United States. – Mel Martinez

107371. Forty-two years ago, I came to America from communist Cuba so I might have a better way of life, a freer way of life – a more democratic way of life. I wanted to live the American Dream where if you worked hard and put your mind to the task, anything was possible. – Mel Martinez

107372. We need a new Latin American policy that is bold – different. We need to focus on building civil society, focus on the lack of infrastructure. We need look at ways to foster economic opportunity.There needs to be a more comprehensive economic vision in the region. – Mel Martinez

107373. It’s shortsighted not to view the education of a future generation of Americans as a priority for all Americans. – Mel Martinez

107374. I quit after a bad car accident. The thing about boxing is that you can be a star for five or six years, but when you go back to the old life, it’s tough. – Olivier Martinez

107375. I played a scene at the end of my first year, and that’s how I was discovered. – Olivier Martinez

107376. I never analyze why I was with one woman instead of another. – Olivier Martinez

107377. I like Brad Pitt; I just have nothing to do with him. – Olivier Martinez

107378. I don’t want to dig in the truth all of the time. Let me dream. – Olivier Martinez

107379. I don’t have goals in life. – Olivier Martinez

107380. I don’t feel restricted by the language: I feel more free. – Olivier Martinez

107381. I always say I was born too late in the world, too old. – Olivier Martinez

107382. But when you work with the director and the real person who is playing opposite you, it changes everything. You are almost in a working session. I was very comfortable, and that’s maybe what helped me to get the part. – Olivier Martinez

107383. But what I really like are old Hollywood movies. Very often I watch AMC. – Olivier Martinez

107384. Before, I was so stupid. But, you know, when you have friends who died on the street, you say, okay, let’s calm down. It’s not the kind of energy I want to have in life. I want to go slower, and longer. – Olivier Martinez

107385. I really believe great actors, even with disease and age, can be great. – Olivier Martinez

107386. And I think it is the genius of actors to be able to escape whatever people are expecting of them. Otherwise you become like a factory worker. – Olivier Martinez

107387. Also, I have found that I really like to work in English. It’s very strange because it’s exactly the opposite of what I thought it would be like. – Olivier Martinez

107388. And what’s more I’ve got no need for anyone to tell me how to do it. I am not interested. You act how you want to and leave me alone to do my own thing. – Olivier Martinez

107389. It’s like all the signs were telling me that I shouldn’t be a boxer, so I quit. – Olivier Martinez

107390. Who knows what happens tomorrow? We’ll find it tomorrow. – Olivier Martinez

107391. The first time Adrian saw me was on tape. But you should know that this never works – never in the history of movies has someone been cast from a video. – Olivier Martinez

107392. The big difference with Juliette and the others in that film is that she goes beyond acting. – Olivier Martinez

107393. People sometimes recognize me here, but they are very nice. – Olivier Martinez

107394. Otherwise, to be a movie star, it’s a lot of compromise and also a lot of headaches. You can’t do what you want. You become a prisoner of your fame. This happened to me in France and I don’t want it. – Olivier Martinez

107395. My father was champion of North Africa and he beat the European champ. He was very good, a professional for 12 years. We’re from a big family of boxers. My father has seven brothers. – Olivier Martinez

107396. If you compare me to an actor, I’m probably one of the best boxers in the profession. But if you compare me as a boxer, I’m probably one of the best actors. – Olivier Martinez

107397. It’s not only imagination, it’s the distortion of the vision. You suddenly think, This person is idealistic, this person is strong, this person has dreams, when you know better most of the time. You put what you want to see on people. – Olivier Martinez

107398. I see my friends, my family, my cousins work all day long for very little money, and if I have this problem of not being able to wall on the streets, it’s not a big deal. – Olivier Martinez

107399. Imagination creates some big monsters. – Olivier Martinez

107400. If you want to be happy, live discreetly. Does that make sense in English? – Olivier Martinez

107401. I’m not a movie star like other actors in the way that I need to walk with a bodyguard. – Olivier Martinez

107402. I’ll always be a foreigner. – Olivier Martinez

107403. I was born and raised in a suburb of Paris by a working-class family. – Olivier Martinez

107404. I wanted to become a champ – I was surrounded by champs in my family and in my neighborhood – and because of this stupid accident, I lost my opportunity. – Olivier Martinez

107405. I want just to be happy and peaceful. And that’s not always the case when you’re married. – Olivier Martinez

107406. Love is based on imagination. – Olivier Martinez

107407. It’s nice to have some distance with your family. As long as you’re closer to them by love. – Olivier Martinez

107408. I wasn’t playing mind games with anybody, I just said what I said. I am responsible for it, but I wish everybody would fall asleep for that one and let me go out there and do my thing. – Pedro Martinez

107409. I just try to do what I have to do and let the people out there do what they have to do, which is have fun, scream, yell and jump around. I try to do what I have to do, which is play baseball, and I can only play in that piece of area there, so that’s what I try to do. – Pedro Martinez

107410. I believe that if you’re healthy, you’re capable of doing everything. There’s no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me. – Pedro Martinez

107411. A philosopher once said, ‘Half of good philosophy is good grammar.’ – A. P. Martinich

107412. God primes the pump of obligation. – A. P. Martinich

107413. The real question isn’t whether you love your kids or not, but how well you are able to demonstrate your love and caring so that your children really feel loved. – Stephanie Martson

107414. Isn’t it strange that its easier to be gentle with the feelings of people we care less about than those of our children, whom we love so much? – Stephanie Martson

107415. Do not suppose, dearest Sir, that I am so short-sighted as to destroy my life by English preaching, or any other preaching. St. Paul did much good by his preaching, but how much more by his writings. – Henry Martyn

107416. I see no business in life but the work of Christ. – Henry Martyn

107417. How or by what magic is it, that we convey our thoughts to one another with such case and accuracy? – Henry Martyn

107418. The legislature are a little more difficult to educate than the governor is. – Judy Martz

107419. Everything has to do with geography. – Judy Martz

107420. If you can’t do it and do it well, you can’t do it, period. – Judy Martz

107421. If global cooling will come soon – scientists will lose trust. – Shigenori Maruyama

107422. Had we but world enough, and time, this coyness, lady, were no crime. – Andrew Marvell

107423. Gather the flowers, but spare the buds. – Andrew Marvell

107424. But at my back I always hear Time’s winged chariot hurrying near. – Andrew Marvell

107425. Self-preservation, nature’s first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe. – Andrew Marvell

107426. I love Marlon Brando. Never seem him bad, just less good. – Lee Marvin

107427. Tequila. Straight. There’s a real polite drink. You keep drinking until you finally take one more and it just won’t go down. Then you know you’ve reached your limit. – Lee Marvin

107428. Newman has it all worked out. I get a million. He gets a million two, but that includes $200,000 expenses. – Lee Marvin

107429. If I have any appeal at all, it’s to the fellow who takes out the garbage. – Lee Marvin

107430. I only make movies to finance my fishing’. – Lee Marvin

107431. As soon as people see my face on a movie screen, they knew two things: first, I’m not going to get the girl, and second, I’ll get a cheap funeral before the picture is over. – Lee Marvin

107432. Mustard’s no good without roast beef. – Chico Marx

107433. I wasn’t kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth. – Chico Marx

107434. Before I speak, I have something important to say. – Groucho Marx

107435. Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife. – Groucho Marx

107436. From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it. – Groucho Marx

107437. Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough. – Groucho Marx

107438. Go, and never darken my towels again. – Groucho Marx

107439. Either he’s dead or my watch has stopped. – Groucho Marx

107440. Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot. – Groucho Marx

107441. A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke. – Groucho Marx

107442. A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. – Groucho Marx

107443. Humor is reason gone mad. – Groucho Marx

107444. A man’s only as old as the woman he feels. – Groucho Marx

107445. A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. – Groucho Marx

107446. All people are born alike – except Republicans and Democrats. – Groucho Marx

107447. Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse. – Groucho Marx

107448. A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running. – Groucho Marx

107449. I don’t care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members. – Groucho Marx

107450. I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. – Groucho Marx

107451. I have a mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it. – Groucho Marx

107452. I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn’t it. – Groucho Marx

107453. I intend to live forever, or die trying. – Groucho Marx

107454. I must confess, I was born at a very early age. – Groucho Marx

107455. I never forget a face, but in your case I’ll be glad to make an exception. – Groucho Marx

107456. I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book. – Groucho Marx

107457. I didn’t like the play, but then I saw it under adverse conditions – the curtain was up. – Groucho Marx

107458. Next time I see you, remind me not to talk to you. – Groucho Marx

107459. My mother loved children – she would have given anything if I had been one. – Groucho Marx

107460. My favourite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something. – Groucho Marx

107461. Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. – Groucho Marx

107462. Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. – Groucho Marx

107463. Marry me and I’ll never look at another horse! – Groucho Marx

107464. Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution? – Groucho Marx

107465. Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him. – Groucho Marx

107466. I won’t belong to any organization that would have me as a member. – Groucho Marx

107467. If you’ve heard this story before, don’t stop me, because I’d like to hear it again. – Groucho Marx

107468. Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. – Groucho Marx

107469. I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn’t it. – Groucho Marx

107470. I’ve got the brain of a four year old. I’ll bet he was glad to be rid of it. – Groucho Marx

107471. I’m not feeling very well – I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course. – Groucho Marx

107472. I’m leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it’s not raining. – Groucho Marx

107473. I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. – Groucho Marx

107474. I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty. – Groucho Marx

107475. It isn’t necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy. – Groucho Marx

107476. The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made. – Groucho Marx

107477. Women should be obscene and not heard. – Groucho Marx

107478. Wives are people who feel they don’t dance enough. – Groucho Marx

107479. Why, I’d horse-whip you if I had a horse. – Groucho Marx

107480. Why should I care about posterity? What’s posterity ever done for me? – Groucho Marx

107481. Why a four-year-old child could understand this report. Run out and find me a four-year-old child. I can’t make head nor tail out of it. – Groucho Marx

107482. Whoever named it necking was a poor judge of anatomy. – Groucho Marx

107483. Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes? – Groucho Marx

107484. Well, Art is Art, isn’t it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know. – Groucho Marx

107485. No man goes before his time – unless the boss leaves early. – Groucho Marx

107486. There’s one way to find out if a man is honest – ask him. If he says, “Yes,” you know he is a crook. – Groucho Marx

107487. One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I’ll never know. – Groucho Marx

107488. The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution – this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths. – Groucho Marx

107489. She got her looks from her father. He’s a plastic surgeon. – Groucho Marx

107490. Room service? Send up a larger room. – Groucho Marx

107491. Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted. – Groucho Marx

107492. Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does. – Groucho Marx

107493. Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. – Groucho Marx

107494. Politics doesn’t make strange bedfellows – marriage does. – Groucho Marx

107495. Please accept my resignation. I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member. – Groucho Marx

107496. If I held you any closer I would be on the other side of you. – Groucho Marx

107497. Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them… well, I have others. – Groucho Marx

107498. I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. – Groucho Marx

107499. I remember the first time I had sex – I kept the receipt. – Groucho Marx

107500. I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member. – Groucho Marx

107501. I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn’t educate America if they started at 6:30. – Groucho Marx

107502. In Hollywood, brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom. – Groucho Marx

107503. I wish to be cremated. One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent, as written in our contract. – Groucho Marx

107504. Susan, an only child who never had any roots, and I, a lone wolf who got married 20 years to late, were adopted by the kids as much as they were by us. – Harpo Marx

107505. Harpo, she’s a lovely person. She deserves a good husband. Marry her before she finds one. – Harpo Marx

107506. I was the same kind of father as I was a harpist – I played by ear. – Harpo Marx

107507. In 1944 James Arthur and Minnie Susan were added to the Marx household. – Harpo Marx

107508. In the fall of 1943 we brought home our second son, whom we named Alexander. – Harpo Marx

107509. In the house in Beverly Hills where our four children grew up, living conditions were a few thousand times improved over the old tenement on New York’s East 93rd Street we Marx Brothers called home. – Harpo Marx

107510. I am not a Marxist. – Karl Marx

107511. History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this. – Karl Marx

107512. Religion is the opium of the masses. – Karl Marx

107513. History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. – Karl Marx

107514. Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand. – Karl Marx

107515. Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form. – Karl Marx

107516. On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects. – Karl Marx

107517. Nothing can have value without being an object of utility. – Karl Marx

107518. Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases. – Karl Marx

107519. Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science. – Karl Marx

107520. Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed. – Karl Marx

107521. In a higher phase of communist society… only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs. – Karl Marx

107522. In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality. – Karl Marx

107523. It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves. – Karl Marx

107524. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. – Karl Marx

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107525. It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving – as if it were an individual person – its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends. – Karl Marx

107526. The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion. – Karl Marx

107527. Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor. – Karl Marx

107528. Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite! – Karl Marx

107529. Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity. – Karl Marx

107530. The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs. – Karl Marx

107531. Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex. – Karl Marx

107532. Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending. – Karl Marx

107533. Men’s ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state. – Karl Marx

107534. Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains. – Karl Marx

107535. Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers. – Karl Marx

107536. While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser. – Karl Marx

107537. We should not say that one man’s hour is worth another man’s hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time’s carcass. – Karl Marx

107538. There is a specter haunting Europe, the specter of Communism. – Karl Marx

107539. The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money. – Karl Marx

107540. The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it. – Karl Marx

107541. The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite. – Karl Marx

107542. The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison. – Karl Marx

107543. The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class. – Karl Marx

107544. Revolutions are the locomotives of history. – Karl Marx

107545. The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. – Karl Marx

107546. The product of mental labor – science – always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production. – Karl Marx

107547. The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them. – Karl Marx

107548. The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain. – Karl Marx

107549. The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together. – Karl Marx

107550. The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism. – Karl Marx

107551. The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force. – Karl Marx

107552. The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society. – Karl Marx

107553. The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles. – Karl Marx

107554. The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour. – Karl Marx

107555. Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand. – Karl Marx

107556. The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property. – Karl Marx

107557. A specter is haunting Europe – the specter of communism. – Karl Marx

107558. The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future. – Karl Marx

107559. A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties. – Karl Marx

107560. Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included. – Karl Marx

107561. Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time. – Karl Marx

107562. Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks. – Karl Marx

107563. For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him. – Karl Marx

107564. Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society. – Karl Marx

107565. Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth – the soil and the labourer. – Karl Marx

107566. Democracy is the road to socialism. – Karl Marx

107567. Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy. – Karl Marx

107568. Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs. – Karl Marx

107569. From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs. – Karl Marx

107570. I love when people get songs wrong. I love when people take something from a song that’s totally not what I intended! – Richard Marx

107571. I really didn’t have any plans to record prior to doing My Own Best Enemy. – Richard Marx

107572. I think I do better when things are a little tougher. – Richard Marx

107573. I think really what I’m saying is that I thrive on adversity. – Richard Marx

107574. I understand that, but this disc shows the type of music that I’ve always liked and wanted to make. – Richard Marx

107575. I’m now so keenly aware that I have everything to prove and nothing to lose. – Richard Marx

107576. I have complete freedom, and there’s no way to get pigeonholed or bored. What could be better than that? – Richard Marx

107577. But I’m just having fun playing and giving Botox injections to the older songs. – Richard Marx

107578. I’m happy, I would say that I’m one of the happiest people I know but I’ve certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about. – Richard Marx

107579. I fell off stage and bruised some ribs. The worst part was that the audience didn’t realize I was gone. – Richard Marx

107580. I don’t think I’ve ever laid out a batch of songs that pick myself apart the way that these do. – Richard Marx

107581. I didn’t want my last chapter to be the guy who sits at the piano and sings love songs. – Richard Marx

107582. I can’t wait to front my band with these new songs and play for fans, but I’ve decided to keep my day job too. – Richard Marx

107583. Doing my own album provided me the opportunity to say whatever I wanted. – Richard Marx

107584. I’ve always loved groups like U2 and Coldplay. – Richard Marx

107585. But more importantly, I think he remembered how very close I was with my own dad, who had died in 1997. – Richard Marx

107586. And to any new fans we made along the way, I say… welcome to our party. It’s just starting to get going. – Richard Marx

107587. But once you have some success in one style, the business wants to lock you in that vein forever. – Richard Marx

107588. People take songs so literally. – Richard Marx

107589. When things are too easy I lose interest in them so I find ways to complicate them to get myself interested. – Richard Marx

107590. It’s funny; Luther and I have written many songs together, but we’ve never written songs in the same room. – Richard Marx

107591. So it was just a case of getting a bunch of songs that I had been writing for years but hadn’t recorded together, and the result was My Own Best Enemy. – Richard Marx

107592. I’ve never written a song that I thought was a hit. – Richard Marx

107593. One time Robert Plant was set to check into the same room after I checked out, so I removed every light bulb and ordered up a bunch of stinky cheese and put it under the mattress. – Richard Marx

107594. My joke, which isn’t really a joke, is that there will be one of two tours: the tour for the album that does well, or the tour for the album that stiffs. – Richard Marx

107595. As a songwriter, there’s nothing better than winning Song Of The Year. But I couldn’t really celebrate, because it wasn’t right. Luther wasn’t standing next to me, to receive the award. – Richard Marx

107596. It never ceases to amaze me that I get to do this for a living. – Richard Marx

107597. In the past, there has always been so much pressure about carrying a show and promoting a record. – Richard Marx

107598. I’ve never, ever in my life enjoyed playing live the way I am now. – Richard Marx

107599. The only thing that’s a little tricky about it is sometimes people assume that if it’s a new song, it’s a reflection of what you’re feeling or going through now. – Richard Marx

107600. A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions; and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant – rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance – but it is also a color, a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself. – Roberto Burle Marx

107601. I did a salad, but I didn’t do a garden. – Roberto Burle Marx

107602. I’m a plant eater. – Roberto Burle Marx

107603. There’s only one thing I never did and wish I had done: climbed over a fence. – Queen Mary

107604. Her old Grannie and subject must be the first to kiss her hand. – Queen Mary

107605. My parents were in short street, so they had to go abroad to economize. – Queen Mary

107606. When I die India will be found engraved on my heart. – Queen Mary

107607. You are a member of the British royal family. We are never tired, and we all love hospitals. – Queen Mary

107608. At times I experience hardship in trying to find the proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality. – Princess Masako

107609. Dictators are rulers who always look good until the last ten minutes. – Jan Masaryk

107610. The room where I am lodging is stupendous. Thank God I am as fit as a fiddle. – Pietro Mascagni

107611. I was little impressed with this rough and ready way of persuading people to renew their contracts and decided that I was now quite free of any obligations. – Pietro Mascagni

107612. Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it. – John Masefield

107613. There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see. – John Masefield

107614. The luck will alter and the star will rise. – John Masefield

107615. I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by. – John Masefield

107616. Poetry is a mixture of common sense, which not all have, with an uncommon sense, which very few have. – John Masefield

107617. It’s a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds’ cries. – John Masefield

107618. It is too maddening. I’ve got to fly off, right now, to some devilish navy yard, three hours in a seasick steamer, and after being heartily sick, I’ll have to speak three times, and then I’ll be sick coming home. Still, who would not be sick for England? – John Masefield

107619. In this life he laughs longest who laughs last. – John Masefield

107620. Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain. – John Masefield

107621. Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult. – John Masefield

107622. Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man; it has become the amusement and delight of the few. – John Masefield

107623. We will liberate our country from the occupying forces and put an end to relations between Russia and the Chechen State, no matter how difficult the task may be. – Aslan Maskhadov

107624. A foreign ideology cannot be introduced into Chechnya – were it through an Arab or al-Qaeda. Our experience is rich and long enough for us to be Muslims and know what jihad is. – Aslan Maskhadov

107625. I assure you, it would be much more pleasant for me to be an ordinary voter in peaceful Chechnya than the president of a republic at war. – Aslan Maskhadov

107626. Independence is not a whim or an ambition. It is the necessary condition of our survival as an ethnic group. – Aslan Maskhadov

107627. It is not advantageous for Russia in its present state to fight against Chechnya. The army is a mess. It must be made combat ready. That will take time. Russia has a lot of economic, social and political problems much more important than Chechnya. – Aslan Maskhadov

107628. Until fighting ends and there are conditions, which allow the free expression of will by the people, there can be no elections and elections are not held in these circumstances anywhere in the world. – Aslan Maskhadov

107629. Western States keep playing with, and around, Russia. – Aslan Maskhadov

107630. We deny and have always denied having the slightest link with al-Qaeda. – Aslan Maskhadov

107631. If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life. – Abraham Maslow

107632. What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. – Abraham Maslow

107633. What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization. – Abraham Maslow

107634. We may define therapy as a search for value. – Abraham Maslow

107635. We fear to know the fearsome and unsavory aspects of ourselves, but we fear even more to know the godlike in ourselves. – Abraham Maslow

107636. The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short. – Abraham Maslow

107637. The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior. – Abraham Maslow

107638. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness. – Abraham Maslow

107639. One’s only rival is one’s own potentialities. One’s only failure is failing to live up to one’s own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king. – Abraham Maslow

107640. A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting. – Abraham Maslow

107641. If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. – Abraham Maslow

107642. If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I’d still swim. And I’d despise the one who gave up. – Abraham Maslow

107643. I was awfully curious to find out why I didn’t go insane. – Abraham Maslow

107644. He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail. – Abraham Maslow

107645. Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth. – Abraham Maslow

107646. Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values. – Abraham Maslow

107647. But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication. – Abraham Maslow

107648. All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization. – Abraham Maslow

107649. If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life. – Abraham Maslow

107650. A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. – Abraham Maslow

107651. We can talk about Manchester! I like coming here, it’s a wicked city. It’s my second favourite city in England after London. I like Liverpool too but there’s a lot more to do in Manchester. – Dave Mason

107652. People say we are survivors but I don’t see us as survivors of anything. We are still here, there’s nothing that’s come and tried to dislodge us. We just go about our business. – Dave Mason

107653. I wish I knew where to get a good one myself; for I find cold Sheets extreamly disagreeable. – George Mason

107654. A few years’ experience will convince us that those things which at the time they happened we regarded as our greatest misfortunes have proved our greatest blessings. – George Mason

107655. As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union. – George Mason

107656. As nations can not be rewarded or punished in the next world they must be in this. – George Mason

107657. Attend with Diligence and strict Integrity to the Interest of your Correspondents and enter into no Engagements which you have not the almost certain Means of performing. – George Mason

107658. Every society, all government, and every kind of civil compact therefore, is or ought to be, calculated for the general good and safety of the community. – George Mason

107659. Habituated from our Infancy to trample upon the Rights of Human Nature, every generous, every liberal Sentiment, if not extinguished, is enfeebled in our Minds. – George Mason

107660. I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few public officials. – George Mason

107661. I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice. – George Mason

107662. In all our associations; in all our agreements let us never lose sight of this fundamental maxim – that all power was originally lodged in, and consequently is derived from, the people. – George Mason

107663. Slavery discourages arts and manufactures. – George Mason

107664. Taught to regard a part of our own Species in the most abject and contemptible Degree below us, we lose that Idea of the dignity of Man which the Hand of Nature had implanted in us, for great and useful purposes. – George Mason

107665. The augmentation of slaves weakens the states; and such a trade is diabolical in itself, and disgraceful to mankind. – George Mason

107666. The poor despise labor when performed by slaves. – George Mason

107667. There is a Passion natural to the Mind of man, especially a free Man, which renders him impatient of Restraint. – George Mason

107668. We came equals into this world, and equals shall we go out of it. – George Mason

107669. Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss. – George Mason

107670. I begin to grow heartily tired of the etiquette and nonsense so fashionable in this city. – George Mason

107671. All men are by nature born equally free and independent. – George Mason

107672. It’s no longer a question of staying healthy. It’s a question of finding a sickness you like. – Jackie Mason

107673. Did you ever hear of a kid playing accountant – even if they wanted to be one? – Jackie Mason

107674. Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe. – Jackie Mason

107675. I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something. – Jackie Mason

107676. If an Englishman gets run down by a truck he apologizes to the truck. – Jackie Mason

107677. It is more profitable for your congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life. – Jackie Mason

107678. As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time. – John Mason

107679. I always hated the part when I had to look pretty. I love that I don’t have to look pretty. – Marsha Mason

107680. The complexity of the emotional life of the play is what you live to work on. – Marsha Mason

107681. It’s enormously good fun. I love it. I really do. I have this sort of set face. – Marsha Mason

107682. I have about 40 cars, of which 25 to 30 are what you might call serious. – Nick Mason

107683. When you’re in the car, how well you do is down to you and you alone-no band, no management, no marketing. – Nick Mason

107684. I went to watch my father at Silverstone in the early 1950s, and I’ve still got the car he was in. – Nick Mason

107685. Rahm Emanuel is son of the devil’s spawn. He is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote. He would strap his children to the front end of a steam locomotive. – Eric Massa

107686. And this administration and this House leadership have said, quote-unquote, they will stop at nothing to pass this health care bill. And now they’ve gotten rid of me and it will pass. You connect the dots. – Eric Massa

107687. You think that somehow they didn’t come after me to get rid of me because my vote is the deciding vote in the health care bill? Then, ladies and gentlemen, you live today in a world that is so innocent as to not understand what’s going on in Washington, D.C. – Eric Massa

107688. I have departed from this planet and I have left behind my poor earthly ones with their occupations which are as many as they are useless; at last I am living in the scintillating splendor of the stars, each of which used to seem to me as large as millions of suns. – Jules Massenet

107689. If I were to agree to write the music for your beautiful poem, it would tie your poem up for some years as I have agreements and obligations which I must respect. – Jules Massenet

107690. Sorry I had to be so nasty to you Janina, at the end of a scene. – Daniel Massey

107691. There’s no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers. – Gerald Massey

107692. Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy; they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile. – Gerald Massey

107693. What we do should have a Canadian character. Nobody looks his best in somebody else’s clothes. – Vincent Massey

107694. Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He’s the chap who makes it possible for civilised folk to despise war. – Allan Massie

107695. We are responsible for actions performed in response to circumstances for which we are not responsible. – Allan Massie

107696. Blunders are an inescapable feature of war, because choice in military affairs lies generally between the bad and the worse. – Allan Massie

107697. Let us love temperately, things violent last not. – Philip Massinger

107698. Ambition, in a private man is a vice, is in a prince the virtue. – Philip Massinger

107699. Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise. – Philip Massinger

107700. Death hath a thousand doors to let out life: I shall find one. – Philip Massinger

107701. He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity. – Philip Massinger

107702. He that would govern others, first should be Master of himself. – Philip Massinger

107703. I had not to this time subsisted, but that I was supported by your frequent courtesies and favours. – Philip Massinger

107704. True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn. – Philip Massinger

107705. Many good purposes lie in the churchyard. – Philip Massinger

107706. To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us. – Philip Massinger

107707. Patience, the beggar’s virtue, shall find no harbor here. – Philip Massinger

107708. Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation. – Philip Massinger

107709. I love to play with Tony and Bill anytime, anywhere. – Pat Mastelotto

107710. We have a very loyal fan base, the kind tat buys the record the day it comes out, sees every show, and that’s fantastic, but what about the people who would never hear about our band? – Pat Mastelotto

107711. We’re looking to help our guitar buddies do their thing while at the same time we try to create something we might enjoy listening to ourselves. If anything we are trying to develop a vocabulary so we can converse more fluidly. – Pat Mastelotto

107712. Not really, drums found me, I just liked music, all kinds of music. – Pat Mastelotto

107713. My roots are more in he Beatles, Zeppelin, the whole 60’s side. – Pat Mastelotto

107714. My drumming is always an experiment. – Pat Mastelotto

107715. I think basically lables were more interested in a Richard Page record than a Mr. Mister record. – Pat Mastelotto

107716. Sorry, no, I’m never satisfied with my drumming. – Pat Mastelotto

107717. I like tinkering with the tribe beat boxes and love using Reason as a beefed up beat box. – Pat Mastelotto

107718. I like almost everything, even country twang, disco, blue grass and accordions. – Pat Mastelotto

107719. I don’t know of any plans to remaster the Mr Mister catalog. – Pat Mastelotto

107720. Crim has baggage: expectation, history, responsibility. – Pat Mastelotto

107721. If Bill jumps into something that relies on a lot of cymbals, I’ll jump into something that relies on a lot of skin sounds; if he goes into metal tones, I’ll go into wood, and so on. I basically play in his holes. – Pat Mastelotto

107722. Beware of the man who rises to power from one suspender. – Edgar Lee Masters

107723. How shall the soul of a man be larger than the life he has lived? – Edgar Lee Masters

107724. Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it. – Edgar Lee Masters

107725. Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own, when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected. – Edgar Lee Masters

107726. To put meaning in one’s life may end in madness, But life without meaning is the torture Of restlessness and vague desire-It is a boat longing for the sea and yet afraid. – Edgar Lee Masters

107727. When things don’t work well in the bedroom, they don’t work well in the living room either. – William Masters

107728. Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built. – William Masters

107729. Sex is a natural function. You can’t make it happen, but you can teach people to let it happen. – William Masters

107730. The best sex education for kids is when Daddy pats Mommy on the fanny when he comes home from work. – William Masters

107731. I am really into ’70s music, like The Rolling Stones, The Doors and what not. – Danny Masterson

107732. Unless something real cool comes along, I will probably be doing features, so long as I can make a living doing that. Otherwise, I will do another show. – Danny Masterson

107733. I have done about 15 movies so far and am on my 5th season on That ’70s Show. – Danny Masterson

107734. I’d rather do movies ’cause I am better at movies, but I do shows ’cause the opportunities have come forward. – Danny Masterson

107735. I guess you should approach the roles differently when they’re actual people who have been, this is the difference. Getting the accent exact, or the hair exact is less important in a situation like this. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107736. What is more important is finding the soul of the character, and making sure it fits well into this story. And that it be dramatic and interesting and captivating, because these people weren’t entertainers, you know. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107737. She came up with a whole way of doing fluoroscopy, which is kind of like a live version of X-ray, so that she could see the heart as it worked, not frozen in a picture. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107738. You know, in playing a role like this, you really want to get it right, because this is a person who was revered by so many doctors, women doctors especially. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107739. On the other hand, there are only so many people who really knew how she was exactly, like what did her accent sound like, and the fact that she developed profound deafness when she was first running the Harriet Lane. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107740. Just the actual physical ability to hold four instruments simultaneously and do some of the things that Vivien was able to do is mind blowing to any surgeon. He never went to medical school and he became one of the great teachers of medicine himself, people are just amazed. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107741. In this case they’re doctors. But having passion for your work and to take risks in order to better human kind. That’s a pretty big theme. It’s pretty inspiring. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107742. I’d like to think Helen very much understood what it was to be disadvantaged in the medical field. And that that was something that she never let dictate her choices. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107743. I think she looked at Vivien the same way. Of course you can. You know. And, and yet with great respect, because she knew how hard it must have been. And that it was even harder for him, of course, than for her. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107744. And that’s what’s beautiful to me, is he did not become a victim of it, and he didn’t become a statistic, he just kind of kept on marching through, no matter what people threw at him. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107745. The fact that he didn’t get credit for a while is more the story of social injustice. But his own spirit wasn’t driven by that, and wasn’t dependent upon that. He just wished he had the cash to go to medical school. – Mary Stuart Masterson

107746. Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting. But really good actors are not hiding at all. They’re not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107747. Suddenly, I realised: this was what I wanted to do. I didn’t know how to do it; I just knew acting felt right. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107748. I’ve worked with leading men so worried about losing their charm that they were always winking to the audience. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107749. I’ve never found that it jars to go back and forth. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107750. I’m not looking at money, percentage points or grosses. This is my life, you know? To me, every day matters. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107751. I used to go home at night and just shake, because I had no idea that’s what acting was gonna be. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107752. I hate it when people say, Mary Elizabeth, this may be hell, but the movie is going to be sooo good. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107753. I do need to be told when I’m going wrong. No one’s acting can be an exact, 100 percent science. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107754. Hollywood is run by men who are big on vulnerability. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107755. As a measure of acting skills, film can be very deceptive. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107756. Domesticity has to mean nesting. Otherwise, six months go by, and you don’t know where your underwear is. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

107757. Woman is also the element of conflict. – Marcello Mastroianni

107758. Woman is the sun, an extraordinary creature, one that makes the imagination gallop. – Marcello Mastroianni

107759. With whom do you argue? With a woman, of course. Not with a friend, because he accepted all your defects the moment he found you. Besides, woman is mother-have we forgotten? – Marcello Mastroianni

107760. I made theater very important in the beginning of my career. – Marcello Mastroianni

107761. Each year we look for a big name that is attractive to the public and pleasant for the girls. – Marcello Mastroianni

107762. Theater actors like to change character roles. They don’t like to always do the same thing. – Marcello Mastroianni

107763. Since the composer has said everything, if you discover everything, it will be enough and you will be a happy man. Don’t try to say it’s your taste, and because of that you are changing this or that. And I must say this respect is still there. – Kurt Masur

107764. An orchestra full of stars can be a disaster. – Kurt Masur

107765. Young conductors who are confident enough, they very often have success. – Kurt Masur

107766. You know as I started as a shy young conductor, I always wanted to cooperate. To build up the musicians. To help them to be better than without a conductor. And sometimes young talented musicians have to be encouraged. – Kurt Masur

107767. You have to change your mind with every orchestra because every orchestra has a different character. – Kurt Masur

107768. What I never overcame is a kind of shyness. – Kurt Masur

107769. Very often, if I know the orchestra doesn’t know a piece or it’s a new piece, I have main ideas about it. But then we start to play and I never talk about places where they played so beautiful and so clear in the beginning that there is nothing to say. – Kurt Masur

107770. Sometimes if you have very confident people, you have to tell them please, be polite, there are other players are good enough as you and you should never speak out of an orchestra. – Kurt Masur

107771. In South America, I heard the 8th Symphony of Beethoven. And the young conductor thought, Beethoven must be heroic. But this is piece which shouldn’t be heroic. And this was such a misunderstanding, such a deep misunderstanding. – Kurt Masur

107772. If you go to Japan for instance, you should know that they have a different way of playing Beethoven or Brahms. But if you play with them Mozart, Debussy, Mendelssohn, they have a wonderful light feeling for that. – Kurt Masur

107773. I wouldn’t say I’ve changed my mind. I changed some of my natural habits, some of my natural character. – Kurt Masur

107774. I worked on scores. I went to the musical library in Berlin which is very famous. I discovered that we had scores of Beethoven, printed scores of Beethoven, that are full of mistakes. Not the wrong or false notes, but the wrong dynamic, understandable things. – Kurt Masur

107775. At the age of 16, something happened with my finger and the doctor told me, you never can be a organist or pianist, so think about what you do with music. – Kurt Masur

107776. The message of music was also the first thing what I learned from my first teacher. She was an organist too and she was very devoted to what she played, so she had a respect for every piece and she felt that she is not allowed to add something of her own. – Kurt Masur

107777. I was different from most young conductors today. – Kurt Masur

107778. And if you are strong enough, then you can grow as a conductor more and more. – Kurt Masur

107779. As I came to New York, it was for me a new beginning. To discover what people are living here. What do they need, what do they expect, what would they like to be the image and the performance of the New York Philharmonic? – Kurt Masur

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107780. And I always tried to be not a star. To be someone who people like to talk to. – Kurt Masur

107781. Even I had no opportunity to conduct very many concerts after World War II. – Kurt Masur

107782. And at the same time, I had my very first concert at the age of 16. I hadn’t heard a symphony orchestra before, and I was so deeply impressed I said I have to be a conductor. – Kurt Masur

107783. Even my family laughed at me because they thought this young guy who’s always stuttering in front of other people should be in front of 100 musicians and talk to them and leading them. – Kurt Masur

107784. I always imagined that to bring an orchestra to play together is not enough for a conductor. – Kurt Masur

107785. I believe so, but at first he must know. He must know in which spirit Beethoven has composed this piece. He must try to study that. And he must find out in which station of life of Beethoven he did. – Kurt Masur

107786. I can go in front of an orchestra. I can go in front of an audience. But if you see me walking through an audience in the reception or through a lot of people, I’m still shy. – Kurt Masur

107787. And to understand this, I think this is a most important point where I would like always to be understood what we do with the New York Philharmonic. That the meaning of the music is number one. – Kurt Masur

107788. You have to give access to people with disabilities but there is no requirement to hire them. What I mean by affirmative obligation is that producers must take the necessary steps to include opportunities for people with disabilities and a vast majority of them do. – Richard Masur

107789. No one will ever argue that someone could have played Helen Keller better than Patty Duke. It was an incredibly demanding role and I don’t think anyone can argue that it was a false performance. – Richard Masur

107790. There is no relation to sound for deaf people. It is a totally different mental process. – Richard Masur

107791. The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break. – Richard Masur

107792. Spelling is very easy to practice yourself whereas signing is not. So I would sit on the subway riding around New York and I would spell whatever I would see. When I watched a movie I would spell words as they came up. – Richard Masur

107793. Most profoundly deaf people have speech that is very difficult to understand. – Richard Masur

107794. I know deaf people. I have discussed the issues with them I’ve also thought about them a lot so I have some insights that go a little further than people who haven’t had contact with the deaf community. – Richard Masur

107795. I actually then went on to direct an after-school special where one of the characters was deaf. They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community. – Richard Masur

107796. For example, the first time McDonald’s put a deaf person in a commercial they saw a jump in sales. I think that happens with other kinds of disabilities and products and that is something that is being realized more and more. – Richard Masur

107797. Being an actor myself I realize that all actors believe they are qualified to play any role. If you showed me a script with a black woman character I would tell you that I could do it. That is what we do. We act as if we are someone else. – Richard Masur

107798. You have to give people the opportunity to prove themselves. – Richard Masur

107799. But people who think they can project themselves into deafness are mistaken because you can’t. And I’m not talking about imagining what a deaf person’s whole life is like I even mean just realizing what it is like for an instant. – Richard Masur

107800. I was a comfort factor. I’m not a hustler. – Mary Matalin

107801. No, no, no. Dick Cheney forbade me to waste time on his image. I would have liked to have done more. – Mary Matalin

107802. He who looks in the crystal ball ends up eating glass… They’re way, way close. – Mary Matalin

107803. Follow me if I advance, kill me if I retreat, avenge me if I die. – Mary Matalin

107804. I am not a total, complete nitwit when it comes to selling books. I promise you there will be unexpected things. Some of them I don’t know yet. She’s writing it all herself. – Mary Matalin

107805. But especially if you have the wrong people within your circle. Truthfully, at the end of the day, no one cares about you in this business whether they are your agent or your manager or your publicist. – Heather Matarazzo

107806. I think it magnified it. For me, I wasn’t sheltered so I think it was magnified. Especially when you’re a teenager and you go to high school and you’re in the business and you are known. – Heather Matarazzo

107807. It’s good to get out of the closet and talk about it and find out other people’s views. – Heather Matarazzo

107808. There’s another girl who was going to play Hilary Faye and luckily she wound up not doing it. – Heather Matarazzo

107809. A woman is a citizen who works for Mexico. We must not treat her differently from a man, except to honor her more. – Adolfo Lopez Mateos

107810. A Good School deserves to be call’d, the very Salt of the Town, that hath it. – Cotton Mather

107811. What Must I Do to Be Saved? It is impossible to ask a more weighty Question! It is deplorable that we hear it asked with no more Frequency, with nor more Agony. – Cotton Mather

107812. There may be some so very Ignorant, that they know not how to Pray. – Cotton Mather

107813. Our opportunities to do good are our talents. – Cotton Mather

107814. History is the story of events, with praise or blame. – Cotton Mather

107815. Ah! destructive Ignorance, what shall be done to chase thee out of the World! – Cotton Mather

107816. Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind. – Cotton Mather

107817. I had a very special family life. My mother and father made sure when we were home, we were part of the family, not a TV star. And the other thing: my father was fully employed while I was doing the series. – Jerry Mathers

107818. I have several computer companies. One of them I have a program for wide-format printing. I have a beauty program. So I have several different programs that I own for printing. – Jerry Mathers

107819. I was the center square on Hollywood Squares for about fifteen weeks. – Jerry Mathers

107820. Every time I find a picture of him with other women, or read in magazines that he’s involved with ‘groupies,’ I don’t go and show up where he is making a huge scene and getting our faces put all over the TV and papers. – Kim Mathers

107821. First and foremost, I would like to start off by saying that just because my husband is an entertainer, that does not mean that our personal business is for everyone’s entertainment purposes. – Kim Mathers

107822. My husband came up to Hot Rocks to check up on me, why is still unknown to me because if I was to cheat on him it wouldn’t be in a neighborhood bar where he knows I am. – Kim Mathers

107823. For if you do, then shouldn’t we blame the whole fraternity system? And if the whole fraternity system is guilty, then isn’t this an indictment of our educational institutions in general? I put it to you, Greg – isn’t this an indictment of our entire American society? – Tim Matheson

107824. I like real stories. – Tim Matheson

107825. With comedy, you really want to work things out beforehand. – Tim Matheson

107826. I don’t know where Hank Aaron will break Ruth’s record but I can tell you one thing – ten years from the day he hits it three million people will say they were there. – Eddie Mathews

107827. It’s only a hitch when you’re in a slump. When you’re hitting the ball its called rhythm. – Eddie Mathews

107828. What I said about John was that he liberated me from my anxieties about writing in a correct, acceptable way. – Harry Mathews

107829. Music had been my first love among the arts, and I was fascinated by it, as I still am. – Harry Mathews

107830. My dream, I remember, when I went to boarding school, was to have a study all my own, a little nook someplace where nobody could get at me – nobody, like the football coach. – Harry Mathews

107831. My idea was to go to Vienna to study conducting and perhaps play in an orchestra first, so I thought before I got to Vienna I could do with a little training in Paris. – Harry Mathews

107832. When Niki and I moved to Paris, there was also the challenge of Paris, an extremely daunting city. – Harry Mathews

107833. My mother could never understand why I didn’t write a thriller, which I’ve finally done. – Harry Mathews

107834. My Life in CIA is the first time that I’ve ever written a story in my own name. – Harry Mathews

107835. Well, I had this little notion – I started writing when I was eleven, writing poetry. I was passionately addicted to it; it was my great refuge through adolescence. – Harry Mathews

107836. Well, the great thing for me about poetry is that in good poems the dislocation of words, that is to say, the distance between what they say they’re saying and what they are actually saying is at its greatest. – Harry Mathews

107837. What I wanted to do and what I needed to do was something entirely different, and through reading Roussel I learned that I could do what I wanted all on my own and that I didn’t have to rely on what had actually happened in my somewhat limited life and reading. – Harry Mathews

107838. It’s true, I had an extremely delicious life, but that was my life at home, and perhaps because I was only a child, or for whatever reasons, I found the company of others, especially other boys, quite terrifying and upsetting. – Harry Mathews

107839. Well, my relationship to America at the time I left was very limited. – Harry Mathews

107840. I graduated in 1952 and went to Europe, with Niki and our first child Laura, who was then a year old. – Harry Mathews

107841. It has always been something I could do, and it may seem odd that in my case I seem to create an interesting narrative and frustrate the reader’s opportunities to follow it at every step. – Harry Mathews

107842. My next project is to get back to that. Actually, to learn how to write poetry. I’m not kidding. – Harry Mathews

107843. After the navy, I transferred to Harvard and finished there. I was there the spring term of 1951 and I stayed through the summer term and a whole other year, so I was able to do two years in a little less than a year and a half. – Harry Mathews

107844. And I finished college because I thought how much it would upset my parents if I didn’t. – Harry Mathews

107845. I also had this mistaken dream, fantasy really – perhaps because I’m good at languages – of being able in both Italy and France to become someone else through my fluency in the language. – Harry Mathews

107846. I left Princeton, but I graduated Harvard, in 1952. – Harry Mathews

107847. I love teaching. – Harry Mathews

107848. I think situations are more important than plot and character. – Harry Mathews

107849. I thought Cheever was magnificent and that if I could write like him that would be the best I could do. And then I realized that what I really wanted to write had nothing to do with what he was doing. – Harry Mathews

107850. I was immediately smitten with an attraction to this culture, not in the sense of high culture but of the basic way people behaved towards one another. – Harry Mathews

107851. I was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, for a while, about which the less said the better, and then I was in the Mediterranean, about which the more said the better. – Harry Mathews

107852. I’d been brought up on the Upper East Side in a WASP society, which was death on crutches. – Harry Mathews

107853. And then, when I left Princeton in the middle of my sophomore year, I went into the navy. – Harry Mathews

107854. A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater. – Christy Mathewson

107855. If you’ve ever been around a group of actors, you’ve noticed, no doubt, that they can talk of nothing else under the sun but acting. It’s exactly the same way with baseball players. Your heart must be in your work. – Christy Mathewson

107856. You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat. – Christy Mathewson

107857. Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile. – Christy Mathewson

107858. Anybody’s best pitch is the one the batters ain’t hitting that day. – Christy Mathewson

107859. A boy cannot begin playing ball too early. I might almost say that while he is still creeping on all fours he should have a bouncing rubber ball. – Christy Mathewson

107860. A pitcher is not a ballplayer. – Christy Mathewson

107861. I owe everything I have to them when I’m out there on the mound. But I owe the fans nothing and they owe me nothing when I am not pitching. – Christy Mathewson

107862. Music is the best way for me to say I love you. – Mireille Mathieu

107863. My songs always speak of love, that’s the way I like them. – Mireille Mathieu

107864. It doesn’t matter if you have a desperate heart when you have to sing about joy; it doesn’t matter if you’re scared to death when the lights go on. – Mireille Mathieu

107865. In the life of a singer, it’s not all triumphs and happy memories; there are days you have to go out there when it’s the last thing you feel like doing. – Mireille Mathieu

107866. I was 4 years old when I sang in public for the very first time. – Mireille Mathieu

107867. There’s the fatigue that you have to forget about, because the red curtain still has to rise. – Mireille Mathieu

107868. It’s very much like opera singers. They do the same thing. The first thing in the morning and the last thing at night, the thing they think about is their voice and how to take care of it. – Johnny Mathis

107869. Even though there’s no forum for me on the radio for the kind of music I sing anymore, I am still excited about having a career where I can sing the best music in the world, and people will come and hear me because of the hit records I’ve had in the past. – Johnny Mathis

107870. When you do interviews, you have to talk about yourself – and I like to find out about other people. I am so familiar with everything that I do. I’ve said it over and over again. I think it is boring. – Johnny Mathis

107871. When I was 12 and started to take singing lessons from a woman, she told me that I would probably spend the rest of my life taking care of my voice. – Johnny Mathis

107872. When I do an album I try to find a producer that’s excited about something that they want me to sing, and I check with the record company to find out what they think they can sell – which is their No. 1 priority. – Johnny Mathis

107873. Sometimes being famous gets in the way of doing what you want to do. – Johnny Mathis

107874. My favorite singer to this day is Nat King Cole. I’ve tried to emulate his phrasing. It is so absolutely beautiful to listen to his lovely voice. – Johnny Mathis

107875. In other words, the celebrity gets out of hand, and if you’re not careful, you will forget what you are about – and that is you are about making music that people want to hear. – Johnny Mathis

107876. I’m just one of the lucky people. I have no other reason for my longevity. – Johnny Mathis

107877. I think there are a lot of people who really want to be famous, they really do. I don’t. It sort of gets in the way of the everyday things that I do. – Johnny Mathis

107878. I really, really enjoy music and that’s why I do what I do. – Johnny Mathis

107879. I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald. Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work. – Johnny Mathis

107880. It’s just that some people are lucky and people still seem to enjoy the music. – Johnny Mathis

107881. But I am very grateful for my success, and with success, of course, comes a whole lot of celebrity. – Johnny Mathis

107882. Doing a piece on film is completely different from doing it onstage. – Samantha Mathis

107883. You really have to create everything in order to come away with a full human being on screen. – Samantha Mathis

107884. Jazz is rhythm and meaning. – Henri Matisse

107885. You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover. – Henri Matisse

107886. Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that it will grow better. – Henri Matisse

107887. In love, the one who runs away is the winner. – Henri Matisse

107888. It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else. – Henri Matisse

107889. Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul. – Henri Matisse

107890. It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color – not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression. – Henri Matisse

107891. In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope. – Henri Matisse

107892. My curves are not crazy. – Henri Matisse

107893. There are always flowers for those who want to see them. – Henri Matisse

107894. There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted. – Henri Matisse

107895. What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. – Henri Matisse

107896. With color one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft. – Henri Matisse

107897. Work cures everything. – Henri Matisse

107898. A young woman has young claws, well sharpened. If she has character, that is. And if she hasn’t so much the worse for you. – Henri Matisse

107899. I’m growing old, I delight in the past. – Henri Matisse

107900. Time extracts various values from a painter’s work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is. – Henri Matisse

107901. Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor’s direct carving. – Henri Matisse

107902. An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language. – Henri Matisse

107903. I wouldn’t mind turning into a vermilion goldfish. – Henri Matisse

107904. A picture must possess a real power to generate light and for a long time now I’ve been conscious of expressing myself through light or rather in light. – Henri Matisse

107905. Creativity takes courage. – Henri Matisse

107906. Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us. – Henri Matisse

107907. Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence. – Henri Matisse

107908. Exactitude is not truth. – Henri Matisse

107909. I have been no more than a medium, as it were. – Henri Matisse

107910. An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc. – Henri Matisse

107911. I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it. – Henri Matisse

107912. He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back. – Henri Matisse

107913. I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me. – Henri Matisse

107914. I don’t paint things. I only paint the difference between things. – Henri Matisse

107915. I don’t know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I’m some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer. – Henri Matisse

107916. I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me. – Henri Matisse

107917. The hearing aids are very helpful for speech reading. Without the hearing aids, my voice becomes very loud, and I cannot control the quality of my voice. – Marlee Matlin

107918. I’ve always wanted to write a book relating my experiences growing up as a deaf child in Chicago. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn’t all about hearing aids and speech classes or frustrations. – Marlee Matlin

107919. If I were offered a cochlear implant today, I would prefer not to have one. But that’s not a statement about hearing aids or cochlear implants. It’s about who you are. – Marlee Matlin

107920. It seems we’re always in transition and that it’s more about trends than it is about what’s meaningful. – Marlee Matlin

107921. It was ability that mattered, not disability, which is a word I’m not crazy about using. – Marlee Matlin

107922. Maybe my way of communicating through sign made me more in tune with my body and how it moved. Who knows? I just know when I saw a stage for the first time, I wanted to be on it. – Marlee Matlin

107923. The best feeling in the world is when your child comes up to you and lays their head in your lap, for no other reason but just because. I can’t wait to have more. – Marlee Matlin

107924. I’ve been around since I was 19, I won the Oscar when I was 21, I’ve had a couple of TV series. I’ve continued to work despite the predictions of some naysayers. – Marlee Matlin

107925. The only thing I can’t do is hear. I can drive, I have a life with four kids, I work on TV, I do movies, so the deafness question, is it that they want to know because, what? Not sure. – Marlee Matlin

107926. There is nothing better than being a parent. It is the most challenging job one could ever ask for. I love being a mom and I love being a friend to my children as well. – Marlee Matlin

107927. Watch me when people say deaf and dumb, or deaf mute, and I give them a look like you might get if you called Denzel Washington the wrong name. – Marlee Matlin

107928. What parent has it easy? I just never make the difficulty of it an obstacle. I just do it. – Marlee Matlin

107929. What the Bleep Do We Know was not written with a deaf person in mind, but when they met me, it clicked with them to have me in it. But that happens with a lot of actors in Hollywood, not just with me. – Marlee Matlin

107930. When I was 13, I told Henry Winkler I wanted to act. He said, Do it and don’t let anyone stand in your way. His validation just made it all the more true. I haven’t stopped thanking him since. – Marlee Matlin

107931. Every one of us is different in some way, but for those of us who are more different, we have to put more effort into convincing the less different that we can do the same thing they can, just differently. – Marlee Matlin

107932. When it comes down to it, it’s about who you know, and who’s a fan. It’s about whether you’re the right age, whether you’re hot or not, whether the studio is into you or not. – Marlee Matlin

107933. Everybody’s got a job to do, and I do mine as best I can. – Marlee Matlin

107934. I’m gonna be unemployed when people read this. Ha. – Marlee Matlin

107935. Hollywood embraced me in the late ’80s because there was a good project I was in and it was different. Nowadays, it’s about corporate mentality, box office, youth. – Marlee Matlin

107936. At some point we have to stop and say, There’s Marlee, not, There’s the deaf actress. – Marlee Matlin

107937. How many deaf people do you know in real life? Unless they live in a cave, or are 14, which seems to be true for most people in this business, what could I possibly tell them that they don’t already know? – Marlee Matlin

107938. I am writing my second novel for children for Simon and Schuster. – Marlee Matlin

107939. I can hear you and I can watch your mouth move, and then I put together the sounds and the visual image, and I can understand the words as I integrate the two signals. – Marlee Matlin

107940. I find the mantle of, she works hard for the money, or, she’s overcome so many obstacles a bit overused. – Marlee Matlin

107941. I have a great husband, great parents and in-laws, and I have help with a nanny. It’s not easy, but there are others who do it every day and don’t have a high-profile job as I do. – Marlee Matlin

107942. I have made the choices that work best for me. I know I cannot please everyone, and that’s fine. – Marlee Matlin

107943. I learned to speak first, and then to sign. I have never really known what it was like to hear, so I can’t compare hearing aids to normal hearing. – Marlee Matlin

107944. I listen to Billy Joel. He is fabulous. I saw him with Elton John when they toured together, it was so great. – Marlee Matlin

107945. I’m different, and my manner invites questions. I’m never afraid to answer. – Marlee Matlin

107946. I was the youngest and only girl in a family of two older brothers. – Marlee Matlin

107947. I got a good handshake. A lot of executives tell me I have the best handshake in Hollywood. – Marlee Matlin

107948. Differences are scarier now. The dollar isn’t so guaranteed if you don’t follow what they see as the norm. But I don’t moan about it. I just keep working. – Marlee Matlin

107949. I think a commission set up to examine slavery and the consequences of it, would probably be a very fruitful, important dialogue for the United States to be involved in. – Bob Matsui

107950. Hopefully as a country, that we learn from our mistakes of the past. – Robert Matsui

107951. These are challenging times for all Americans. We face the specter of war abroad and a steady stream of bad economic news at home. – Robert Matsui

107952. I was six months old at the time that I was taken, with my mother and father, from Sacramento, California, and placed in internment camps in the United States. – Robert Matsui

107953. I have to say that it’s very few countries that are willing to look back at its past and apologize for its act, or make amends for its act, as the United States had one. – Robert Matsui

107954. I was never given a trial. I never went before any magistrate, nor did my parents. To this day, I do not know what the charges that were lodged against me or my deceased parents at this time. – Robert Matsui

107955. Most of the tasks we do are for humans. For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers so the government can pull money out from my wallet, but government consists of humans. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107956. Because of the Turing completeness theory, everything one Turing-complete language can do can theoretically be done by another Turing-complete language, but at a different cost. You can do everything in assembler, but no one wants to program in assembler anymore. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107957. You want to enjoy life, don’t you? If you get your job done quickly and your job is fun, that’s good isn’t it? That’s the purpose of life, partly. Your life is better. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107958. The orthogonal features, when combined, can explode into complexity. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107959. Ruby inherited the Perl philosophy of having more than one way to do the same thing. I inherited that philosophy from Larry Wall, who is my hero actually. I want to make Ruby users free. I want to give them the freedom to choose. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107960. People are different. People choose different criteria. But if there is a better way among many alternatives, I want to encourage that way by making it comfortable. So that’s what I’ve tried to do. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107961. I didn’t work hard to make Ruby perfect for everyone, because you feel differently from me. No language can be perfect for everyone. I tried to make Ruby perfect for me, but maybe it’s not perfect for you. The perfect language for Guido van Rossum is probably Python. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107962. From the viewpoint of what you can do, therefore, languages do differ – but the differences are limited. For example, Python and Ruby provide almost the same power to the programmer. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107963. Actually, I didn’t make the claim that Ruby follows the principle of least surprise. Someone felt the design of Ruby follows that philosophy, so they started saying that. I didn’t bring that up, actually. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107964. In our daily lives as programmers, we process text strings a lot. So I tried to work hard on text processing, namely the string class and regular expressions. Regular expressions are built into the language and are very tuned up for use. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107965. I believe consistency and orthogonality are tools of design, not the primary goal in design. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

107966. No matter how deep a study you make. What you really have to rely on is your own intuition and when it comes down to it, you really don’t know what’s going to happen until you do it. – Konosuke Matsushita

107967. You have to write badly to write at all. If it’s crappy, I will rewrite it later. But it will be mine. You can hear the resonance of an artist who goes into herself. – Kathy Mattea

107968. So I really did stop and change what I saw I was about, and really try to put that principle into play as the center of everything – my friendships, my marriage, my career, my family, my way of being in the world. And that changed everything for me. – Kathy Mattea

107969. That’s the great paradox of living on this earth, that in the midst of great pain you can have great joy as well. If we didn’t have those things we’d just be numb. – Kathy Mattea

107970. There’s nothing more fun than sitting in a circle playing with people who are really into it. – Kathy Mattea

107971. We rob ourselves of so much by focusing on the wrong stuff. And the ability to get into the moment and deal with what is, that’s the real opportunity. – Kathy Mattea

107972. What is hard to remember when you’re in the middle of it is that when you get through to the other side, you always walk away with a gift. If you can stand in there and not walk away from it, you get transformed by it. – Kathy Mattea

107973. When you keep the caliber of musicians very high in the band, people are going to come and go. Some of them will be people who have to try various things, it’s natural. – Kathy Mattea

107974. Whenever someone leaves, the next person that gets pulled in is somebody with similar values. – Kathy Mattea

107975. You have to listen to what resonates within your own gut. You find your direction there. Your voice comes out. – Kathy Mattea

107976. You know, your speaking voice comes back, but your singing voice you use in a different way. – Kathy Mattea

107977. Your voice is vibrant for only a certain part of your life. There are some records I’ve always wanted to make, and I don’t know if I want to waste this time beating on the door of the charts. – Kathy Mattea

107978. I really think that’s what music and art is about. It’s another way to connect to the divine. It’s a real pure way of touching that deeper reality beneath our life. – Kathy Mattea

107979. So I had to just kind of go back to the hotel, take a shower, sit quiet, dig down deep, warm up, and allow myself to move into some kind of zone. And then I remembered that a lot of my favorite musical moments are not about perfection. – Kathy Mattea

107980. You find yourself in this place where you really get to find out what you’re made of, and what I found was that when I was at my time of greatest need, there were people who appeared in my life, and helped me through it. – Kathy Mattea

107981. I can’t even say I’ve begun yet, but I’m trying on the idea that there is a book in my future. – Kathy Mattea

107982. I’ve come to understand my role. On some level, I provide the context for them to shine. I also know my role is the steward of the songs, and the center point, the artist that the stuff all revolves around. But I really try to honor that. – Kathy Mattea

107983. And in fact, I think the more we start to worship perfection the more soul leaks out of art. – Kathy Mattea

107984. Anyway, our family went into complete crisis mode. I have two older brothers, and we rallied as a family. – Kathy Mattea

107985. So all of these things are going on that make you wake up and realize you are a mortal person. You can choose to cruise through your life, but if you do, you’re going to open your eyes at some point, and it’s gone. – Kathy Mattea

107986. Chocolate’s okay, but I prefer a really intense fruit taste. You know when a peach is absolutely perfect… it’s sublime. I’d like to capture that and then use it in a dessert. – Kathy Mattea

107987. I don’t live in as much fear as I used to. I’m not afraid of the music business. Life is too damn short. I know what’s important, and the tasks are very clear. – Kathy Mattea

107988. I guess the biggest thing is that I committed to a spiritual center before I do anything else. And I put some daily things in my life into practice and I maintain that, to make sure that I don’t drop the ball. – Kathy Mattea

107989. I jump into the process, and the record begins to gel at some point. Then I begin to get a picture of where I’m going. But it’s not always something I know on the front-end. – Kathy Mattea

107990. I would step into a place of being lined up with a sense of purpose and my inner compass, and everything was going in the same direction. Then I’d get lazy and get off the track. And then things would start to fall apart, and I’d back up and get it together again. – Kathy Mattea

107991. A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow. – Kathy Mattea

107992. If you say that you’re all about a certain something, and look back and see that the choices that you’ve made don’t reflect that, then there’s something for you to look at. – Kathy Mattea

107993. Or if I have my head in the results, I can’t work with what I have, because I’m trying to force something to happen. And with singing, any time you force it, you tighten up. If you tighten up, you’re screwed, nothing will work. – Kathy Mattea

107994. Can you blame them? We have to filter so much information these days. But it does make it difficult for an artist. I’m 46 years old now. I’ve had a lot of life experience and my voice has changed. People who expect the same old me are bound to be disappointed. – Kathy Mattea

107995. I like real problems, the human condition – twisted, darker stuff. – Drea De Matteo

107996. I like to make everything my friends are involved in a little better. I should have just become a manager. – Drea De Matteo

107997. I’m tired of the industry, tired of playing the whole game – the dressing up, the red carpet. I hate talking about myself. – Drea De Matteo

107998. It’s very easy to live here. You’re anonymous here. Nobody knows who you are. – Walter Matthau

107999. We’re writing a book together. She just finished one. Did you read it? Among the Porcupines? – Walter Matthau

108000. My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn’t pay the bill he gave me six months more. – Walter Matthau

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