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180000 famous quotes part 110 – 109001 to 110000

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180000 famous quotes part 110 – 109001 to 110000

109001. Alas few socialists are either benevolent enough to work hard at these occupations out of benevolence or self-interested enough to work hard at them for money. – John McCarthy

109002. Amateur bureaucrats are often even worse than professional bureaucrats. – John McCarthy

109003. Hardly anyone has noticed that in the Northern Hemisphere people stir their drinks counterclockwise, whereas the same people stir their drinks clockwise when visiting the Southern Hemisphere. – John McCarthy

109004. An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity will probably survive even if it doesn’t take his advice. – John McCarthy

109005. If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude, there is no need to pay attention to his arguments. – John McCarthy

109006. Both politicians and journalists face situations which strain their honesty and humanity. My opinion is that politicians on the average stand up somewhat better than journalists. – John McCarthy

109007. Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired from their jobs on its behalf. – John McCarthy

109008. Compassion is contempt with a human face. – John McCarthy

109009. Don’t try to talk anyone out of concentrating his hatred on Ayn Rand or any other dead person. It can’t harm the dead. Diverted to a living person, it might actually do harm. – John McCarthy

109010. Hard distinctions make bad philosophy. – John McCarthy

109011. He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense. – John McCarthy

109012. His ambition is to be the spider in the World Wide Web. – John McCarthy

109013. Honor among thieves is the ancestor of all honor. – John McCarthy

109014. An excessive knowledge of Marxism is a sign of a misspent youth. – John McCarthy

109015. Soccer riots kill at most tens. Intellectuals’ ideological riots sometimes kill millions. – John McCarthy

109016. I have here in my hand a list of two hundred and five people that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department. – Joseph R. McCarthy

109017. McCarthyism is Americanism with its sleeves rolled. – Joseph R. McCarthy

109018. Too often, I’ve put my career and helping others ahead of my own needs. – Karen McCarthy

109019. I’m pleased the committee recommended no action, as I know I did nothing wrong. – Karen McCarthy

109020. I made sacrifices willingly; it was what I did best. – Karen McCarthy

109021. In violence, we forget who we are. – Mary McCarthy

109022. Life for the European is a career; for the American it is a hazard. – Mary McCarthy

109023. Being abroad makes you conscious of the whole imitative side of human behavior. The ape in man. – Mary McCarthy

109024. Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward, in a horrid flash of regret. – Mary McCarthy

109025. Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism. – Mary McCarthy

109026. Liberty, as it is conceived by current opinion, has nothing inherent about it; it is a sort of gift or trust bestowed on the individual by the state pending good behavior. – Mary McCarthy

109027. Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof. – Mary McCarthy

109028. The theater is the only branch of art much cared for by people of wealth; like canasta, it does away with the brother of talk after dinner. – Mary McCarthy

109029. We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story. – Mary McCarthy

109030. We are the hero of our own story. – Mary McCarthy

109031. When an American heiress wants to buy a man, she at once crosses the Atlantic. The only really materialistic people I have ever met have been Europeans. – Mary McCarthy

109032. The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof. – Mary McCarthy

109033. You musn’t force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex. – Mary McCarthy

109034. The labor of keeping house is labor in its most naked state, for labor is toil that never finishes, toil that has to be begun again the moment it is completed, toil that is destroyed and consumed by the life process. – Mary McCarthy

109035. The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air. – Mary McCarthy

109036. People with bad consciences always fear the judgment of children. – Mary McCarthy

109037. Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a “work” of man. – Mary McCarthy

109038. In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality. – Mary McCarthy

109039. I suppose everyone continues to be interested in the quest for the self, but what you feel when you’re older, I think, is that you really must make the self. – Mary McCarthy

109040. I am putting real plums into an imaginary cake. – Mary McCarthy

109041. Every word she writes is a lie, including and and the. – Mary McCarthy

109042. Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted. – Mary McCarthy

109043. If someone tells you he is going to make a “realistic decision,” you immediately understand that he has resolved to do something bad. – Mary McCarthy

109044. The suspense of a novel is not only in the reader, but in the novelist, who is intensely curious about what will happen to the hero. – Mary McCarthy

109045. I’m afraid I’m not sufficiently inhibited about the things that other women are inhibited about for me. They feel that you’ve given away trade secrets. – Mary McCarthy

109046. In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons. – Mary McCarthy

109047. When you’re born again, your DNA changes. You have the ability to understand God’s terms. – Bill McCartney

109048. We’d like to build a highway for healing and unity. – Bill McCartney

109049. This type of gathering is unprecedented. The time has come for Christians to publicly affirm our Jewish roots, distinctions and oneness in Jesus Christ. – Bill McCartney

109050. Big dreams create the magic that stir men’s souls to greatness. – Bill McCartney

109051. I’ve never wanted just part of the package, part of the prize. I want it all! – Bill McCartney

109052. I know many Catholics love God with all their heart. I have genuine respect for anyone who truly has given their life to Christ. We read about Mother Teresa and what a wonderful example she was. – Bill McCartney

109053. I had a born-again experience at the age of 33. As a result of that I found a church where I felt I was being fed properly. I don’t say that as a reflection on Catholicism. But once I was born again, I got an evangelical spirit. – Bill McCartney

109054. For many years, our Messianic Jewish brothers and sisters have paid a great price. Other Jews have rejected them, and the Christian church would require they walk away from their traditions to fit into the Gentile culture. We must face these past wrongs. – Bill McCartney

109055. All coaching is, is taking a player where he can’t take himself. – Bill McCartney

109056. If you really want it, you need to really work for it. – Jesse McCartney

109057. Music is my way of getting away from everything. It means a lot to me. – Jesse McCartney

109058. I used to have six left feet. Now I only have one and a half left feet. – Jesse McCartney

109059. I love a girl that can make me laugh. I am not really a laugh-at-things type of guy and I don’t smile and laugh all the time… But if a girl can make me laugh… I’m in love!!!! – Jesse McCartney

109060. I like to smile when its natural. I’m not mad or anything. That’s my style. – Jesse McCartney

109061. When Paul was arrested in Japan for having hash in his luggage, I thought he’d be out that night. But it became really serious stuff when he was kept in a cell. I became more fearful as the days went by. – Linda McCartney

109062. When I married Paul, we lived in St John’s Wood in London. We had nice next-door neighbours, but you don’t know anyone else. Everyone lives in isolation. – Linda McCartney

109063. When I first toured with Wings things that were said about me were true – I did sing out of tune. – Linda McCartney

109064. I would like them all to enjoy life and try different things until there is something they really like. – Linda McCartney

109065. If slaughterhouses had glass walls the whole world would be vegetarian. – Linda McCartney

109066. I won’t be having any more kids, though. Four is enough. – Linda McCartney

109067. I wasn’t looking for another marriage. I had been married before. He is a nice man – a geologist, an Ernest Hemingway type. But Paul and I married because of convention. – Linda McCartney

109068. I think hard drugs are disgusting. But I must say, I think marijuana is pretty lightweight. – Linda McCartney

109069. I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace. – Linda McCartney

109070. I don’t need a lot of money. Simplicity is the answer for me. – Linda McCartney

109071. He is not in the least arrogant. The last album was written in a room in Sussex. He was like a mad professor, spending all day writing and then coming out with brilliant tunes. – Linda McCartney

109072. He is a terrible planner, though. So am I. – Linda McCartney

109073. Cooking for six people every day is like having a cafe. – Linda McCartney

109074. We think we want to do something and when it comes to it, we don’t. We don’t like to commit. – Linda McCartney

109075. I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice. – Linda McCartney

109076. We spent last night listening to Liverpool football team on the radio, wanting them to win so badly. Paul supports Liverpool. He was Everton for a while because of his family – but it’s all Liverpool now. – Linda McCartney

109077. My mother was killed in a plane crash, so I hate travelling in planes. Death is so unexpected. I would actually rather stay at home and not go anywhere. – Linda McCartney

109078. Paul persuaded me to join the band. I would never have had the courage otherwise. It was fun at the beginning. We were playing just for fun, with Paul’s group. – Linda McCartney

109079. We are really on top of one another at the moment and I think it is amazing how we stay so close. Maybe that’s the test. Why not totally put yourself together, rather than always wonder whether you actually like each other? – Linda McCartney

109080. We both came from families in which parents got married, had children and the whole thing. So we were not the kind of people to live together permanently. – Linda McCartney

109081. We have lasted this long close together, so we must have something going for each other. – Linda McCartney

109082. We moved there a year ago, just as a weekend place. Then we decided to move out of London completely. We will eventually have to work it out a bit more, because you can’t have a little boy living with his sisters like that, can you? But we like the idea of closeness. – Linda McCartney

109083. We spend so much time together, because that’s how we like it. I never used to go on girl’s nights out, even at school. And Paul has never liked going out for a night with the boys, either. – Linda McCartney

109084. But I wanted marriage for myself. I was not calculating about it. I wish I was more calculating. – Linda McCartney

109085. None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds he was the fat guy who always played at the back. – Paul McCartney

109086. Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music. – Paul McCartney

109087. I think people who create and write, it actually does flow-just flows from into their head, into their hand, and they write it down. It’s simple. – Paul McCartney

109088. I knew the words to 25 rock songs, so I got in the group. Long Tall Sally and Tutti-Frutti, that got me in. That was my audition. – Paul McCartney

109089. At the end of the Beatles, I really was done in for the first time in my life. Until then, I really was a kind of cocky sod. – Paul McCartney

109090. Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard. – Paul McCartney

109091. George Martin, he’s very good at a very sort of lush, sweet arrangement. – Paul McCartney

109092. George wrote Taxman, and I played guitar on it. He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did. He had never known before then what could happen to your money. – Paul McCartney

109093. I can take pot or leave it. I got busted in Japan for it. I was nine days without it and there wasn’t a hint of withdrawal, nothing. – Paul McCartney

109094. I can’t deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions. – Paul McCartney

109095. I definitely did look up to John. We all looked up to John. He was older and he was very much the leader; he was the quickest wit and the smartest. – Paul McCartney

109096. I don’t ever try to make a serious social comment. – Paul McCartney

109097. I don’t take me seriously. If we get some giggles, I don’t mind. – Paul McCartney

109098. I don’t work at being ordinary. – Paul McCartney

109099. I used to think that all my Wings stuff was second-rate stuff, but I began to meet younger kids, not kids from my Beatle generation, who would say, We really love this song. – Paul McCartney

109100. I had this song called Helter Skelter, which is just a ridiculous song. So we did it like that, ‘cuz I like noise. – Paul McCartney

109101. Lyricists play with words. – Paul McCartney

109102. I never look forward, because I have no idea about how any of it happened to getting here. I’ve no idea how the next five years are going to be. – Paul McCartney

109103. I never really got on that well with Yoko anyway. Strangely enough, I only started to get to know her after John’s death. – Paul McCartney

109104. I saw that Meryl Streep said, I just want to do my job well. And really, that’s all I’m ever trying to do. – Paul McCartney

109105. I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird. – Paul McCartney

109106. I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn’t weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird. – Paul McCartney

109107. I’ve got to admit it’s getting better. It’s a little better all the time. – Paul McCartney

109108. If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian. – Paul McCartney

109109. In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make. – Paul McCartney

109110. It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard “Heartbreak Hotel” I thought, this is it. – Paul McCartney

109111. John’s time and effort were, in the main, spent on pretty honorable stuff. As for the other side, well, nobody’s perfect, nobody’s Jesus. And look what they did to him. – Paul McCartney

109112. Love is all you need. – Paul McCartney

109113. I feel that if I said anything about John, I would have to sit here for five days and say it all. Or I don’t want to say anything. – Paul McCartney

109114. We were pretty good mates until the Beatles started to split up and Yoko came into it. It was more like old army buddies splitting up on account of wedding bells. – Paul McCartney

109115. Where I come from, you don’t really talk about how much you’re earning. Those things are private. My dad never told my mum how much he was earning. I’m certainly not going to tell the world. I’m doing well. – Paul McCartney

109116. When we were starting off as kids, just the idea of maybe going to do this as a living instead of getting what we thought was going to be a boring job, was exciting. – Paul McCartney

109117. To keep the record straight, it wasn’t always John and Yoko. We’ve all accused one another of various business things; we tend to be pretty paranoid by now, as you can imagine. There’s a lot of money involved. – Paul McCartney

109118. Think globally, act locally. – Paul McCartney

109119. There are only four people who knew what the Beatles were about anyway. – Paul McCartney

109120. Someone like John would want to end the Beatle period and start the Yoko period. He wouldn’t like either to interfere with the other. – Paul McCartney

109121. Somebody said to me, ‘But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.’ That’s a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, ‘Now, let’s write a swimming pool.’ – Paul McCartney

109122. When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you’re mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself! – Paul McCartney

109123. People think I’m strong, but actually I wanted to crawl away. I thought, I’m going to live in the country with my horse and I’ll get a nine-to-five; I don’t need this. – Stella McCartney

109124. It’s immoral that people make money out of writing crap, but I try not to obsess about it. I don’t want to spend my life being angry. – Stella McCartney

109125. I literally have meetings at eight o’clock in the morning, and I finish at nine o’clock at night. It sounds pathetic, but I don’t even have time to go shopping. – Stella McCartney

109126. I can honestly say this industry hasn’t made me neurotic about my looks, except maybe my weight. I hope my clothes kind of reflect that. They’re meant to make you feel good. – Stella McCartney

109127. I’m a moderate. I hang out in the middle. I vote against my party with some regularity and try to compromise. It doesn’t appear right now that the Republican Party is welcoming moderates any more. – Claire McCaskill

109128. I was in the room with, you know, more than a dozen Republicans trying to negotiate the stimulus. Most of them decided the politics of the situation meant they should walk away, even if it wasn’t responsible in terms of what our country needed right then. – Claire McCaskill

109129. In too many cases, the moms, the dads, the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child. – Michael McCaul

109130. Unfortunately, cancer is the number one killer of children in this country today, and it destroys not only these innocent victims, but their families as well. – Michael McCaul

109131. Additionally, any Human Rights Council reform that allows countries with despicable human rights records to remain as members, such as China and Saudi Arabia, is not real reform. – Michael McCaul

109132. Any Human Rights Council reform that allows countries that sponsor terrorism to remain as members, such as Cuba, is not real reform. And in the past, countries such as Libya, Iran and Syria have participated on this council. – Michael McCaul

109133. Currently, the United States provides 22 percent of the U.N. annual budgets, over $900 million in fiscal year 2007, and some of that funding goes to the Human Rights Council. – Michael McCaul

109134. Every day we do get closer to a cure. Three out of four children who are diagnosed with cancer will survive the disease, but that is not good enough. The loss of one child to this disease is too much. – Michael McCaul

109135. In my home State of Texas, the Port of Houston operates as the United States’ top port for foreign tonnage and our second largest for total tonnage, so I know how important this bill is for the protection of the American people. – Michael McCaul

109136. In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony, Texans first established a provisional government in 1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after. – Michael McCaul

109137. Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today. – Michael McCaul

109138. On this National Agriculture Day, when we all should be taking time to thank and pay tribute to America’s farmers, ranchers and their families who produce the food for our tables, we are finding those same people in dire need of our help and support. – Michael McCaul

109139. Our farmers and ranchers have never faced as many problems as they do today with drought, range fires, high gas prices and an ever tightening budget on agriculture subsidies. – Michael McCaul

109140. Over the past year, several cases of human rights abuses, specifically sexual exploitation and abuse, by individuals involved in U.N. peacekeeping operations have raised the suspicions of many Members of Congress and members of the International Relations Committee. – Michael McCaul

109141. Texas has been hit especially hard this year by a continuing drought, threatening high winds and increasingly destructive range fires. Simply, these conditions have lead to extremely adverse conditions in the agriculture industry. – Michael McCaul

109142. Texas’ and America’s farmers are suffering. As the Member of Congress representing the 10th Congressional District of Texas, I have traveled throughout our area and have seen first-hand how the drought has affected our agricultural communities. – Michael McCaul

109143. Meth is too easy to make, and unfortunately right now all the ingredients need to make this highly addictive drug are legal and readily available to those who want to cook it up and sell it to our children. – Michael McCaul

109144. There can be no argument about the Lone Star State’s significant contributions to American history, and we must remember the actions and the sacrifices of those who made Texas independence a reality. – Michael McCaul

109145. We must continue to pursue peace through diplomacy, but we must also not shrink from our responsibility through the option of strength. We must take advantage of internal resistance and change from within Iran to avert this path of mutual destruction. – Michael McCaul

109146. We’re making it more difficult to obtain the necessary ingredients to produce meth and tightening criminal penalties for those who deal in this dangerous drug. – Michael McCaul

109147. The President of Iran has called for the destruction of Israel and the West and has even denied the holocaust took place. Iran and its terrorist arm Hezbollah are responsible for the current conflicts between Israel and Lebanon. – Michael McCaul

109148. Our existing media system today is the direct result of government laws and subsidies that created it. – Robert McChesney

109149. The public gets not one penny from them in return for those airwaves. – Robert McChesney

109150. One survey that I saw that was published I think in Variety or Electronic Media within the last three weeks says that now the average hour of radio in the United States has 18 minutes of commercials. – Robert McChesney

109151. So it’s a much more difficult issue to organize around, because you can’t get media at all to make your case. And that’s where cases tend to be made politically. – Robert McChesney

109152. So that what you tend to see is someone like a Rush Limbaugh, he’s the classic case because he’s the most successful, he didn’t sort of like come out of his mother’s womb with the highest ratings in the country. – Robert McChesney

109153. So the competition isn’t once you got the license, running the station; it’s getting the license. – Robert McChesney

109154. So the system we have in radio and television today is the direct result of government policies that have been made in our name, in the name of the people, on our behalf, but without our informed consent. – Robert McChesney

109155. The commercial broadcasters have tremendous influence in Washington, D.C., for a couple of reasons. First, they’re extremely rich and they have lots of money and they have had for a long time, so they can give money to politicians, which gets their attention. – Robert McChesney

109156. Local television news, on both radio and television, is so appalling. Makes print journalism look like the greatest stuff ever written. – Robert McChesney

109157. The number one lobby that opposes campaign finance reform in the United States is the National Association of Broadcasters. – Robert McChesney

109158. The relationship between the media owner, their relationship isn’t strictly with people and audiences. It’s also with advertisers, and that’s the most relationship in radio; in fact it pays the bills. – Robert McChesney

109159. The whole process of getting licenses to broadcast, which took place decades ago, was done behind closed doors by powerful lobbies, and wealthy commercial interests got all the licenses with no public input, no congressional input for that matter. – Robert McChesney

109160. Maybe if you and ten of your friends could pool your savings and borrow some money and actually buy some obscure station in Sonoma, and then take some chances and have some fun. – Robert McChesney

109161. When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency, and there are only a handful in each community, it’s picking the winners in the competition. – Robert McChesney

109162. When the government picked companies and gave them monopoly rights to frequencies in San Francisco and Los Angeles and New York and Chicago, it was picking the winners of the competition; it wasn’t setting the terms of the competition. – Robert McChesney

109163. Which is supposed to mean they’re doing something in their broadcasting they would not do is they were simply out to maximize profit; if they were really public service institutions, not purely profit maximizing institutions. – Robert McChesney

109164. You know, a left-winger, the barrier to success if you’re on the left in commercial radio is a mile and a half higher than it is if you’re on the right. – Robert McChesney

109165. The cost of congressional and presidential campaigns has been leaping every two or four years. I think this year it will be 60 percent more than 1996; well over twice as much as in 1992 in the presidential and congressional races. – Robert McChesney

109166. And they’ve got to be held accountable; our broadcasting system has to be made accountable; and unless it is, it’s going to be very hard to change anything else for the better in this country. – Robert McChesney

109167. If you look at the history of broadcasting, what you find is the National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association whose mission is to protect the interests of the commercial broadcasters. – Robert McChesney

109168. But having said that, what’s happening with campaign finance reform and our political culture is devastating. – Robert McChesney

109169. But having said that, there’s also a sea change in attitude towards media. – Robert McChesney

109170. Because what’s going on now, and this applies mostly to television stations in the largest markets too, but TV stations basically are now the primary receivers of campaign spending. – Robert McChesney

109171. Because Hightower’s problem, among other things, is that advertisers would be a lot less interested in his show than in Limbaugh’s, even if they have similar ratings, because of what Hightower is saying. – Robert McChesney

109172. Basically what they’re saying is, if you want to be on TV, if you want to be a credible candidate, you’ve got to buy ads. And if you’re not buying ads, you’re not a credible candidate, we don’t cover you. – Robert McChesney

109173. As the mainstream media has become increasingly dependent on advertising revenues for support, it has become an anti-democratic force in society. – Robert McChesney

109174. What I’ve found is that there is a tremendous interest in these issues, across the political spectrum, sort of left-right terms we used to describe people don’t really hold here exactly. – Robert McChesney

109175. And understand that scarce spectrum is used today for example for cell phone operators, they have to pay for the airwaves they use, for their services. – Robert McChesney

109176. If you’re running for reelection in the House of Representatives race, you know, it’s very important to you that you be on fairly good terms with the local affiliates in the largest market in your area. I mean you don’t want to antagonize them. – Robert McChesney

109177. Also, the commercial media in a superior position, really, to any other corporate lobby, because where would people hear about commercial media or corporate media criticism, where would they hear criticism of them other than in the commercial media? – Robert McChesney

109178. I didn’t know anything about breast cancer when I got it. – Rue McClanahan

109179. I almost fainted. There was no family history. I had been eating a vegetarian diet and I exercised. – Rue McClanahan

109180. I’ve been allowed to develop my own character, which I’m still working on. – Rue McClanahan

109181. Our show was – it remained – you know, kids could watch it and laugh at it. And they wouldn’t know – they wouldn’t get the jokes. But they would laugh at it. So they tell me now they have grown up and they’re watching it. Now they get the jokes. But we didn’t say anything blatant. – Rue McClanahan

109182. The first clothing line I had was called Very Rue. Then we changed the name and moved to QVC, and the name became A Touch of Rue. – Rue McClanahan

109183. The matinee audiences are different because they’re mostly kids, a great percentage kids. So they respond to everything differently, but I understand what they do respond to. – Rue McClanahan

109184. They gave me four weeks, and I asked if the first week could be just music with the two main conductors. So, the conductors came over to my home, and we worked in the music room, and I learned my two little songs. – Rue McClanahan

109185. We have one cat. I had eight cats and six dogs in Los Angeles. – Rue McClanahan

109186. We stopped doing my clothing line about five years ago, so it isn’t available anymore. – Rue McClanahan

109187. Cruelty is one fashion statement we can all do without. – Rue McClanahan

109188. I take the longest to get ready of anyone. I’ve been going in two hours before the show every performance. – Rue McClanahan

109189. Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights. – George B. McClellan

109190. When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes, and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac. – George B. McClellan

109191. The moment for action has arrived, and I know that I can trust in you to save our country. – George B. McClellan

109192. All quiet along the Potomac. – George B. McClellan

109193. The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood. – George B. McClellan

109194. As far as military necessity will permit, religiously respect the constitutional rights of all. – George McClellan

109195. A free and prosperous Iraq will be a major blow to the terrorists and their desire to establish a safe haven in Iraq where they can plan and plot attacks. – Scott McClellan

109196. I do expect that the President will say something at the beginning of his remarks today, at the conversation. – Scott McClellan

109197. In survey after survey, the Iraqi people say, ‘We want to choose our leaders.’ – Scott McClellan

109198. The president said, ‘You’ve got to vote your conscience. – Scott McClellan

109199. The outstanding people realized that the job involved more than just writing a good strategic plan. It was also important that top management should understand the plan and be prepared to adopt it. – David C. McClelland

109200. It might seem unfair to reward a person for having so much pleasure over the years, asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and then watching its responses. – Barbara McClintock

109201. If you know you are on the right track, if you have this inner knowledge, then nobody can turn you off… no matter what they say. – Barbara McClintock

109202. I never thought of stopping, and I just hated sleeping. I can’t imagine having a better life. – Barbara McClintock

109203. I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them. – Barbara McClintock

109204. If we repealed all the laws of the world marriage would still exist. – Tom McClintock

109205. Free and civilized societies do not hold prisoners incommunicado. – Tom McClintock

109206. I believe that free and civilized societies do not hold prisoners incommunicado. – Tom McClintock

109207. I know there’s a great deal that Arnold Schwarzenegger could teach me about making movies. There’s a great deal I could teach him about the fiscal reforms that are needed – desperately needed – to set California back in good order. – Tom McClintock

109208. We were environmentalists of the Teddy Roosevelt theory. We believed in separation of church and state. We believed in the independence of the Supreme Court not being subject to politicians. – Pete McCloskey

109209. In my time, we served with noble and ethical leaders: Gerry Ford, Bob Michael, John Rhodes, men of impeccable honesty. We didn’t have anybody locked up for a violation of ethics. – Pete McCloskey

109210. My wife and I have spent half our lives, half our adult lives, trying to save special parts of California. – Pete McCloskey

109211. The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates. – Pete McCloskey

109212. The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment. – Pete McCloskey

109213. Well, perhaps the greatest achievement, and we didn’t know it at the time, was we held an Earth Day in 1970, and out of that Earth Day a lot of students got involved in saving the environment, or trying to. – Pete McCloskey

109214. I get a lot of letters. Not only from children but from adults, too. Almost every week, every month, clippings come in from some part of the world where ducks are crossing the street. – Robert McCloskey

109215. I lived with them in my studio in New York. And of course if I were doing that book today or even ten years, fifteen years later, I would have gone to where the wild ducks were and where I could study them – I would have gone to the country somewhere. – Robert McCloskey

109216. It was more exciting to get that first book published, I think. – Robert McCloskey

109217. That was the – It was an exciting time because it was as though I was sort of tied up in a paper bag or in a gunny sack with a rope around the neck of it, and all of a sudden with the acceptance of that first book everything sort of spilled out! – Robert McCloskey

109218. Because its hard to realize now that that was the end of the great depression, you know. All of a sudden all of this is in front of me and I’m solvent, you know. I’m making some money and I know where my next meal is coming from, and I have a new pair of shoes and that’s it. – Robert McCloskey

109219. Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard. – Scott McCloud

109220. I found you could raise your voice and talk out loud in the world. – John J. McCloy

109221. Change is the only constant. Hanging on is the only sin. – Denise McCluggage

109222. My Pa always said, ‘Live fast, die laughing,’ that’s the way to do it. – Doug McClure

109223. What you think of a name depends so much on the people you know by that name. – Doug McClure

109224. Acting isn’t a singular profession, it is a collaborate profession. – Edie McClurg

109225. A trial without witnesses, when it involves a criminal accusation, a criminal matter, is not a true trial. – Bill McCollum

109226. I respect a system that says we’re going to put every bit of pressure on anybody we have to put it on to get to the drug dealer who is bringing his poison into the country. – Bill McCollum

109227. The health care reform legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S. Constitution and infringes on each state’s sovereignty. – Bill McCollum

109228. There are a lot of messages that need to be sent to the criminal who is out there dealing in this on the streets of the United States. We need to send the message of swiftness and certain punishment. – Bill McCollum

109229. We demand privacy, yet we glorify those that break into computers. – Bill McCollum

109230. You can’t expect law enforcement to provide the solution to the drug problem. – Bill McCollum

109231. There are certain nights you and your image just aren’t in the same bed. – Matthew McConaughey

109232. Absolutely not. I have no problem with commitment. In fact, I love having someone in my life. – Matthew McConaughey

109233. I love having my hands in the dirt. It is never a science and always an art. There are no rules. And if it comes down to me versus that weed I’m trying to pull out of the ground that doesn’t want to come out? I know I’ll win. – Matthew McConaughey

109234. Life is a series of commas, not periods. – Matthew McConaughey

109235. No computer, no gadget, no trickery. I am an animal, it is a plant. I will beat the weed! – Matthew McConaughey

109236. She’s a cool ghost. Maybe me being nude all the time is why we get along. – Matthew McConaughey

109237. There aren’t many things that are universally cool, and it’s cool not to litter. I’d never do it. – Matthew McConaughey

109238. We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues of those who are opposed to us. – Francis John McConnell

109239. We must get away from the idea that America is to be the leader of the world in everything. – Francis John McConnell

109240. The new troops in Iraq need to be Iraqi troops. – Mitch McConnell

109241. Bolton’s exactly what the U.N. needs at this point. The president’s right on the mark in picking him. – Mitch McConnell

109242. By their own admission, leaders of the Republican Revolution of 1994 think their greatest mistake was overlooking the power of the veto. They gave the impression they were somehow in charge when they weren’t. – Mitch McConnell

109243. I think the important thing to remember here is that we haven’t been attacked again at home since September of 2001. – Mitch McConnell

109244. If the administration wants cooperation, it will have to begin to move in our direction. – Mitch McConnell

109245. It took us in this country 11 years to get from the Declaration of Independence to the Constitution. – Mitch McConnell

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109246. It’s time Congress got its priorities straight. – Mitch McConnell

109247. More young people believe they’ll see a U.F.O. than that they’ll see their own Social Security benefits. – Mitch McConnell

109248. Syria and Iran have always had a pretty tight relationship, and it looks to me like they just cooked up a press release to put out to sort of restate the obvious. They’re both problem countries; we know that. And this doesn’t change anything. – Mitch McConnell

109249. The administration still wants to govern from the far-left and that’s going to produce kind a partisan result here in the Congress. – Mitch McConnell

109250. The bill that job creators and out-of-work Americans need us to pass is the one that ensures taxes won’t go up – one that says Americans and small-business owners won’t get hit with more bad news at the end of the year. – Mitch McConnell

109251. The debt they ran up in the first year of the Obama administration is bigger than the last four years of the Bush combined. – Mitch McConnell

109252. The money that goes into Social Security is not the government’s money. it’s your money. You paid for it. – Mitch McConnell

109253. Americans don’t think we should be raising taxes on anybody, especially in the middle of a recession. – Mitch McConnell

109254. The president feels not only do we need to change these rogue regimes, but even our friendly allies, who really basically have, sort of, benign dictatorships, need to get with the program if they want to have long-term security and prosperity from terrorism. – Mitch McConnell

109255. The White House has a choice: They can change course, or they can double down on a vision of government that the American people have roundly rejected. – Mitch McConnell

109256. There is a lot of room for improvement in Social Security. We owe our children the most financially sound system possible. They will have paid into it their entire working lives. They deserve to be protected by it. for our children and grandchildren. – Mitch McConnell

109257. Things happen in American politics in the political center. If the President will meet us in the center, there are things we can accomplish. – Mitch McConnell

109258. Today, Democrats not only have the White House; they have the Senate too. So we have to be realistic about what we can and cannot achieve, while at the same recognizing that realism should never be confused with capitulation. – Mitch McConnell

109259. We all know that Social Security is one of this country’s greatest success stories in the 20th century. – Mitch McConnell

109260. We need to strengthen and save Social Security for today’s workers. If we don’t act now, this system, born out of the New Deal, will become a bad deal. – Mitch McConnell

109261. We’re not gonna misread our mandate. – Mitch McConnell

109262. After adding trillions to the debt on big-government policies most Americans didn’t ask for and which we couldn’t afford, Democratic leaders say they need more money, which they intend to take from small business, even though small businesses create the majority of new jobs. – Mitch McConnell

109263. The fact is, if our primary legislative goals are to repeal and replace the health spending bill; to end the bailouts; cut spending; and shrink the size and scope of government, the only way to do all these things it is to put someone in the White House who won’t veto any of these things. – Mitch McConnell

109264. Each of our 900 shows so far was different – maybe that’s what makes the fans come back to our gigs time and again. And that they’re always part of the show. Phish concerts are a communal experience. – Page McConnell

109265. Every piece has its own identity which we develop by the rule ‘We know no limits.’ We follow the inspiration of the moment and don’t worry if what we’re playing is alternative, progressive or fusion rock. – Page McConnell

109266. You can’t force something like that. But we have encouraged our audience, because we avoid the confrontation of regular rock concerts: us up here, you down there. Instead, we’re looking for interaction. – Page McConnell

109267. 11 years is a long time in this industry. – Steve McConnell

109268. 95% on content and the computer language remains the same. – Steve McConnell

109269. He’s a threat to win until his brain turns to tapioca. – Gary McCord

109270. I made nothing happen very slowly. – Gary McCord

109271. He hits the ball a long way and he knows how to win. – Gary McCord

109272. He’s got an overall flair for the game. It looks to me like he really loves what he does and he can’t wait to get up in the morning, go hit some balls and go play. – Gary McCord

109273. If I find what I like, maybe in about five years we’ll be able to afford to build a home in the country. – Kent McCord

109274. Well, I grew up in a tough neighborhood. – Kent McCord

109275. True friendships don’t fade in Hollywood, as so many myths about show business would have you insist. – Kent McCord

109276. That first year at Universal was a big blur and, naturally, I thought they were wasting me. I didn’t realize at the time that I was learning my craft and acting more easily in front of the camera. – Kent McCord

109277. Some of the greatest writers in our industry can’t get work. – Kent McCord

109278. Not only that – college doesn’t particularly qualify you for the outside world. he world is changing so fast, and college is not. It should strive to be more in tune with the world. – Kent McCord

109279. Whenever I get a free day, I drive up to some part of California that looks promising on the map. – Kent McCord

109280. Instead, most colleges are studies in obsolescence. – Kent McCord

109281. I met Cynthia when I was 12, proposed at 16, became engaged at 17, married her at 19 and we had a baby when I was 20. If extra work could pay for a lot of diapers, that was for me. – Kent McCord

109282. I’m interested in raw land and trees and fresh air and rivers and lots of animals around them. – Kent McCord

109283. Meanwhile, Cynthia and I are busy fixing up a real old house that we just bought in Hollywood. With two children now, we just couldn’t live in our small rented home any longer. – Kent McCord

109284. I think children learn from example. I don’t believe in raising them in an authoritative atmosphere. – Kent McCord

109285. I want my children to live in the country, to be a part of nature. – Kent McCord

109286. I think the most important thing my wife Cynthia and I can do for Kristen is to teach her how to grow up to be a woman and make her own decisions. Meanwhile, we sometimes have to guide her. – Kent McCord

109287. I’ll admit I wanted to be a pilot, originally. – Kent McCord

109288. I longed to fly. I was paid in flying lessons and, by the time I was 13, I’d logged 100 hours at the controls. – Kent McCord

109289. I feel that education needs an overhaul – courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out. – Kent McCord

109290. I answer a fan with a hearing heart first. – Kent McCord

109291. Friends, near or far, are important to us. All of ours have an awareness of other persons’ feelings, a courtesy that’s inevitable. When I find that consideration in a fan, I’m immediately impressed. – Kent McCord

109292. Frequently parents forget that children are people. I don’t try to treat Kristen as an adult, but I do try to treat her as a person, with a child’s sensibilities. – Kent McCord

109293. Cynthia and I are very alike in our tastes. – Kent McCord

109294. A policeman, as you discover, has to put up with a hell of a lot of abuse. A man in any other line of work would nail a guy who laid that kind of abuse on him. I know I would. – Kent McCord

109295. A person who cares deeply about what people need in their lives is someone I’ll never forget. – Kent McCord

109296. I noticed that almost everyone I went to college with has worked at something other than the subject they majored in. I guess that’ s one of the reasons for campus unrest. – Kent McCord

109297. I’ve been lucky – I’ve been an actor for eight years and I’ve never been out of work. – Kent McCord

109298. Thank God for beautiful songs about feeling despair when you yourself are in despair. They really get us through. – Susannah McCorkle

109299. I love words. – Susannah McCorkle

109300. I have complete artistic control, and I just do my best album every time and trust it to fate. – Susannah McCorkle

109301. When I dance, I love the romance and sexiness of it, and love having it be clear to both dancers that the man leads! But the man has to know what he’s doing! – Susannah McCorkle

109302. I worry about kids and all they are exposed to. Kids get so bombarded with hard, commercial sounds. They don’t even have a chance to develop the softer part of themselves without fear of being ridiculed. – Susannah McCorkle

109303. Please believe that I do this because I am convinced that my illness cannot be helped for any length of time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer. – Susannah McCorkle

109304. People will always need love, romance, a tender touch, and really personal and deeply felt music. – Susannah McCorkle

109305. It may be that my most helpful contributions to music aren’t my compact discs but my articles about other great singers of the past for American Heritage magazine. – Susannah McCorkle

109306. If you sing honestly and sincerely to kids, they will respond with all their hearts. – Susannah McCorkle

109307. If I love a song I hope to find a way to get other people to love it too. – Susannah McCorkle

109308. I’m very happy to have a small, long, career instead of one big hit and then oblivion. – Susannah McCorkle

109309. In my entire career? I am so sick of being asked, What’s it like to kiss Mel Gibson? – Catherine McCormack

109310. Rufus? He’s a grand kisser, and he’s dead sexy. – Catherine McCormack

109311. The events with Henry III happened, obviously the way it happened, liberties were taken. – Catherine McCormack

109312. I’m so glad this is the last day of these thing, I get so tired of listening to my own voice. – Catherine McCormack

109313. I’m doing a very funny show in which we talk about issues. I speak at Aids charities and things. It’s great to do something fun with our days and yet we’re told we’re doing something important. – Eric McCormack

109314. But I was ready for it and I knew I could do it. I’ve just turned 40, I have a son and I feel more settled and driven than ever. I think my 40s will be my most prolific time. It’s a very rare life you get to lead as a sitcom guy. – Eric McCormack

109315. I started to realise that it wasn’t for me. Perhaps I didn’t have to give my Hamlet before I died, that the world might be an OK place without my Hamlet, in fact. – Eric McCormack

109316. Will isn’t a screaming queen – that’s Jack’s part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It’s just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky. – Eric McCormack

109317. I have accomplished a lot, but it didn’t happen overnight for me. I was 35 when I got the show, and had been working professionally for 15 years. It would be a lot weirder if I were in my early 20s and stumbled into it. – Eric McCormack

109318. I believe that true art is universal in its appeal. – John McCormack

109319. I live again the days and evenings of my long career. I dream at night of operas and concerts in which I have had my share of success. Now like the old Irish minstrel, I have hung up my harp because my songs are all sung. – John McCormack

109320. If we know there is enough money in there for nine or ten months, we won’t worry too much. They can come back and get more-not all they want, but a large piece of it. So you always have the supplemental as a safety valve. – John William McCormack

109321. They work in secrecy. I can’t get any information. You can’t find out anything until they get out to the floor. And it’s hard to lick em at that stage. They’re a closed corporation. When they stick together, you can’t lick em on the floor. – John William McCormack

109322. We know they are doing their job in committee, that they are brilliant men, smart men, and that they are on the job all the time. We’re just human beings down here-all different. We take all these things into consideration. You can’t help it. – John William McCormack

109323. All things being equal, people will do business with a friend; all things being unequal, people will still do business with a friend. – Mark McCormack

109324. Commit yourself to quality from day one… it’s better to do nothing at all than to do something badly. – Mark McCormack

109325. People retire to do what I do every day. – Mark McCormack

109326. To me, Arnold was a pioneer in the spirit of Thomas Edison or Benjamin Franklin, while Tiger is a pioneer in the spirit of Bill Gates. – Mark McCormack

109327. If you aren’t going to do something all the way, don’t do it. – Maureen McCormick

109328. A man should be rugged like Steve McQueen; the way he stands, like he’s ready for something. Or he should be a man of the world like Dean Martin. – Maureen McCormick

109329. If they don’t care about me, how can they possibly care about anyone else? – Norma McCorvey

109330. I’m the computer operator for Operation Rescue National. – Norma McCorvey

109331. Dr. Jasper didn’t care if they got their checkups, their medications. – Norma McCorvey

109332. Father God, we just ask You to open Your wide, wide arms and look down upon us, Lord, and lead us, and let us know what we should do to stop this, this terrible, terrible holocaust. – Norma McCorvey

109333. I am Roe. – Norma McCorvey

109334. I am serving the Lord and helping women save babies. – Norma McCorvey

109335. I didn’t attend any of the court proceedings. – Norma McCorvey

109336. I don’t hate them any more like I used to. I just don’t like them very much. – Norma McCorvey

109337. I don’t think there is a good reason for an abortion, but Dr. Jasper made me really realize it was just a racket. He was just doing it for the money. He didn’t care about the women. – Norma McCorvey

109338. I felt like they only cared about what I could do for them, not what they could do for me. – Norma McCorvey

109339. I looked at a fetal development chart at the Operation Rescue Office in Dallas. I had a lot of emotions stirring up inside of me. That’s when I decided that it was wrong in any stage of pregnancy. – Norma McCorvey

109340. I really didn’t know there was two sides to the abortion issue. – Norma McCorvey

109341. I think everyone should sit down and write a book. It’s a lot like therapy but a lot less expensive. – Norma McCorvey

109342. It was a mutual thing. I made a deal with them: I asked them if they did not bring out the place card of Malachi, I would let them have two minutes with each one of my patients. – Norma McCorvey

109343. I was the Jane Roe of Roe vs. Wade, but Jane Roe has been laid to rest. – Norma McCorvey

109344. I’ve got so much to do, I don’t have time to sit down and be sad. – Norma McCorvey

109345. We live in a society today where these children can be wanted children. Even if you don’t want to keep this child after you’ve had it, there’s plenty of young couples out there, that want children. – Norma McCorvey

109346. It doesn’t make any difference what religion you are, or how young you are or how old you are-if they go to these abortion mills and stand there and pray-that would make a lot of difference. – Norma McCorvey

109347. It’s not your body, it’s not your choice, because you got that from God. He gave that to you. – Norma McCorvey

109348. Patients would come in and say, Well, my baby is going to have a cleft palate. I’m going like, that’s not a reason. And the doctor would do the abortion. – Norma McCorvey

109349. The abortionist I worked for, he’s a very greedy man, a selfish man. – Norma McCorvey

109350. The holocaust against the unborn is the greatest sin they could ever do or even ever participate in. – Norma McCorvey

109351. There’s a feminist writer, Naomi Wolfe, who is reconsidering her position on abortion. – Norma McCorvey

109352. They could have been nice to me instead of treating me like an idiot. – Norma McCorvey

109353. They tried to discredit me. I used to tell them, There’s many wonderful people out there who can’t have children, who would want to have these children. – Norma McCorvey

109354. I used the name Jane Roe because I didn’t want my personal name to be involved in it. – Norma McCorvey

109355. There’s so much absurdity. Poverty is so absurd. – Frank McCourt

109356. We never really had any kind of a Christmas. This is one part where my memory fails me completely. – Frank McCourt

109357. They all went into the bar business. Which was a mistake, because they began to sip at the merchandise and it set them back, set us all back. Well, them more than I. – Frank McCourt

109358. I just have to proceed as usual. No matter what happens, nothing helps with the writing of the next book. – Frank McCourt

109359. Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks’ Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely. – Frank McCourt

109360. First of all there is always that artistic challenge of creating something. Or the particular experience to take slum life in that period and make something out of it in the form of a book. And then I felt some kind of responsibility to my family. – Frank McCourt

109361. Happiness is hard to recall. Its just a glow. – Frank McCourt

109362. He came to the States in 1963, I think with a view to making up with my mother, but that didn’t work. He came for three weeks, and drank his way all over Brooklyn. And went back… I went to his funeral in Belfast. – Frank McCourt

109363. I admire certain priests and nuns who go off on their own and do God’s work on their own, who help in the ghettos, but as far as the institution of the church is concerned, I think it is despicable. – Frank McCourt

109364. I can’t go too much into my domestic life because there are ex-wives ready to do me in. – Frank McCourt

109365. And, of course, they’ve always condemned dancing. You know, you might touch a member of the opposite sex. And you might get excited and you might do something natural. – Frank McCourt

109366. I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife. That’s what held me, kept me down. So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church. – Frank McCourt

109367. I think I settled on the title before I ever wrote the book. – Frank McCourt

109368. I’m more interested in writing than in performing. – Frank McCourt

109369. I’m not one of those James Joyce intellectuals who can stand back and look at the whole edifice… It was a slow process for me to just crawl out of it, like a snake leaving his skin behind. – Frank McCourt

109370. I’ve been writing in notebooks for 40 years or so. – Frank McCourt

109371. My childhood here… was very limited. So it was a long, long time before I actually went out to Brooklyn. – Frank McCourt

109372. The main thing I am interested in is my experience as a teacher. – Frank McCourt

109373. The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice. – Frank McCourt

109374. You feel a sense of urgency, especially at my advanced age, when you’re staring into the grave. – Frank McCourt

109375. I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn’t enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn’t prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food. – Frank McCourt

109376. Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die. – Malachy McCourt

109377. I started working at Hanna-Barbera in ’92 on 2 Stupid Dogs. – Craig McCracken

109378. The shows are either 11 or 22 minutes and they move pretty quickly, and that’s part of the charm of them – so it was just trying to keep that in mind and keep the energy of the story moving, even though we were dealing with a longer format. – Craig McCracken

109379. Basicly I’m in charge of all creative aspects of the show. – Craig McCracken

109380. Yes, it’s a prequel. It tells the story about how the girls were born with superpowers, but they weren’t necessarily heroes at the beginning of this movie, so the movie is about the events that happen in their life to make them decide to be heroes. – Craig McCracken

109381. Well, for one thing, the executives in charge at Cartoon Network are cartoon fans. I mean, these are people who grew up loving animation and loving cartoons, and the only difference between them and me is they don’t know how to draw. – Craig McCracken

109382. We chose the actors thru a series of auditions when we started the show. – Craig McCracken

109383. There’s a lot you can do without words. – Craig McCracken

109384. I’m always thinking about what I might want to do next, but there’s still things I want to do with Powerpuff – so I can keep going with this one for awhile. – Craig McCracken

109385. The reason they look the way they do is that the first drawing I did of them was really small so I didn’t draw fingers, nose, ears, etc and this drawing had a certain appeal that I really liked. – Craig McCracken

109386. So what I do is supervise the boarding process trying to get the shows the way I’d like them to be. And in some cases I’ve completely redone a board myself even though I’m not credited for it. – Craig McCracken

109387. One of the main things I do is focus on ideas and what stories we decide to tell, but probably the biggest part of my job I’d say is working on the storyboards. – Craig McCracken

109388. Anything you see on the screen was at one point approved by me. – Craig McCracken

109389. Basicly what I had to do was do a 7 minute board and pitch it to a room of big wigs from the network and based on that they determined if I would get a short or not. – Craig McCracken

109390. The storyboard artists job is to plan out shot for shot the whole show, write all the dialog, and decide the mood, action, jokes, pacing, etc of every scene. – Craig McCracken

109391. But to me what seems to be missing in a lot of portfolios is Cartooning. – Craig McCracken

109392. It really just gives you a sense of when you need to have dialogue and when you don’t, and if your pictures are telling the story, you don’t need to have all this talking. – Craig McCracken

109393. First, there was 2 Stupid Dogs. Then, Dexter’s Laboratory. And now, Powerpuff Girls. There were a lot of little things in between, but those were the main ones. – Craig McCracken

109394. For a long time I wanted to be a comic strip artist but when I started doing them in my teens they were getting really elaborate with tons of poses and a lot of information. – Craig McCracken

109395. I’m a geeky toy collector, and to have toys of your own characters is unbelievably cool. – Craig McCracken

109396. I’m hoping that word-of-mouth on the film – people seeing it and liking it – that that will drive more people to the theaters, because I haven’t seen the billboards or the posters or anything. – Craig McCracken

109397. I’ve been drawing since I was about 3 and I come from a family of artists. – Craig McCracken

109398. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below. – John McCrae

109399. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw. – John McCrae

109400. We shall not sleep, though poppies grow: In Flanders fields. – John McCrae

109401. I feel very blessed we can still have a career making music. – Mike McCready

109402. I have had Crohn’s for about 19 years. It is a debilitating disease that affects my colon. – Mike McCready

109403. It was by design that we mostly used pictures that you could not necessarily see what was going on, and that didn’t really focus in on the band, but instead focused in on a theme. – Mike McCready

109404. I love playing with Jeff. That’s something I never really say in the press, but he’s my favorite bass player. I’ve played right next to him for 10 years. – Mike McCready

109405. And watching Ed, he’s really coming into his own doing some new things onstage I’ve never seen him do. He’s really getting into it, putting 120 percent into the show. We feel comfortable and excited. – Mike McCready

109406. At some shows, the set list gets changed while we are on stage. I know Ed thinks about the set very hard throughout the day in order to make the best show possible for the fans and for us. – Mike McCready

109407. At this point, because we have stayed the same course for so many years, I feel like we are freer to make choices that are motivated by what feels right creatively at a given point in time. – Mike McCready

109408. But KISS inspired me personally to pick up a guitar and go for it. – Mike McCready

109409. I think our relationship with Epic had run its natural course, and it happened to coincide with the fulfillment of our contract. We decided not to resign with them. – Mike McCready

109410. Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That’s their business. – Mike McCready

109411. There’s Eddie’s conviction and his lyrics and his ideals, and he can just rock straight out. His vocals are incredible. And we all are really competent musicians. – Mike McCready

109412. There are some people who have stayed with us our whole career, which is pretty cool too. – Mike McCready

109413. The average life spans of many bands are not that long, up to five years if they are lucky. – Mike McCready

109414. I am constantly amazed at their support over the years. – Mike McCready

109415. Some people are still not into us. That makes sense. We haven’t really done a lot of press. We haven’t put ourselves out there in ways that a lot of people would know we are still around. Unless you tour or record, they don’t know you are around. – Mike McCready

109416. My life would have been different without Paul Stanley or Ace Frehley. They would have to be the greatest on my list as an influence to my life at 11 years old. – Mike McCready

109417. My favorite rocker is Go because it is heavy and chaotic. – Mike McCready

109418. It’s extremely important to have a loyal fan base and be receptive to them. – Mike McCready

109419. It’s always push and pull with a record company. – Mike McCready

109420. I have to eat in a way that’s good for me. – Mike McCready

109421. I have lived most my life with chronic inflammation and constant pain with immediate diarrhea. – Mike McCready

109422. That’s what music has always been to me: a feel. I’ve listened to the Stones many times and it still makes me have that feeling of joy every time. They are still around and put on a really exciting show. We also give it 120 percent. – Mike McCready

109423. I’m sure those rumors are spread, but it’s just ah – we’re really good friend. We’ve been since day one in Hollywood. In class, we’ve been together in school. We’ve gotten really close, but I don’t know about the more than friends stuff. – Scotty McCreery

109424. I gotta get a truck. – Scotty McCreery

109425. I love singin’ in the car, it just makes me feel good. – Scotty McCreery

109426. I want to go to Nashville and get cracking on this album. – Scotty McCreery

109427. I’m still single, but me and Lauren are really really really close friends. – Scotty McCreery

109428. If my life were a song it would probably be titled ‘Roller Coaster’, up and down all the time. – Scotty McCreery

109429. It’s a new game now, you know, you have to bring some fresh stuff. – Scotty McCreery

109430. It’s so surreal being here. – Scotty McCreery

109431. My favorite type of music to sing is country, and my favorite type of music to listen to is country. – Scotty McCreery

109432. That’s the last thing I want to do is go on up there and mess up, you know, in front of America. – Scotty McCreery

109433. When they first said I made it through it was just crazy, I mean all kinds of thoughts were going through my head, and you know to be watching the show for nine seasons and to be on it now is surreal, it’s so surreal. – Scotty McCreery

109434. You know I used to sit there and I’d go outside and play ball and everything, but now in my free time I just kind of lay back and relax because this atmosphere is so busy and stressful, so anytime I can sleep, you’d best believe I’m sleepin’. – Scotty McCreery

109435. I was watching the show last year and it didn’t even cross my mind that this could even happen. – Scotty McCreery

109436. Reducing health costs and increasing access to health care are worthy goals that every Member of Congress should support. – Jim McCrery

109437. I live with the people I create and it has always made my essential loneliness less keen. – Carson McCullers

109438. The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect. – Carson McCullers

109439. The theme is the theme of humiliation, which is the square root of sin, as opposed to the freedom from humiliation, and love, which is the square root of wonderful. – Carson McCullers

109440. There’s nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book. – Carson McCullers

109441. Yeah, we’re sweet but savage, and I think a lot of Canadians are that way. – Bruce McCulloch

109442. I hate to sound like Julie the cruise director but it’s people that I think about all the time. – Bruce McCulloch

109443. L.A. Woman is amazing, but when I was growing up I was into the Who. – Bruce McCulloch

109444. Is it spoken word? Kinda, but that’s a weird area. Is it comedy? Well, it’s funny but no, it’s not comedy. – Bruce McCulloch

109445. In terms of the series, we worked separately, getting together in rehearsal to beat out the material. – Bruce McCulloch

109446. I’m just ah, actually developing a tv show for HBO, and I’m directing a film this summer, and actually I’m doing some live shows out in western Canada. – Bruce McCulloch

109447. I, sir, I just like to work. I’m humble. – Bruce McCulloch

109448. I would rather be a security guard than a rock star. – Bruce McCulloch

109449. I think you’re the grumpy Kid in the Hall, I’m the nice Kid in the Hall. – Bruce McCulloch

109450. I think you can see that in the show. Music was my touchstone. Music is still much more important to me. – Bruce McCulloch

109451. No, I don’t run all the way. I’m not like an Olympic class runner. – Bruce McCulloch

109452. I like to do little obsessed losers, or people who are in over their head, or people who are trying to figure stuff out, or guys whose girlfriends leave them and they don’t quite get it. Guys who just don’t quite get it. – Bruce McCulloch

109453. No, they’re nice guys. They wear girdles, but they’re nice guys. – Bruce McCulloch

109454. I got through college realizing business was repugnant. – Bruce McCulloch

109455. I got involved in improv comedy. It settled me down when I was getting wild. I was sort of an evil teenager smashing up my cars and drinking and driving, let’s just say, a lot. – Bruce McCulloch

109456. I don’t really like comedy. – Bruce McCulloch

109457. I don’t love comedy but I can watch someone who’s kind of interesting forever. I think a waitress who’s having a bad day is a lot more fun than Robin Williams doing forty minutes of material. – Bruce McCulloch

109458. However, we couldn’t focus on the films much during the series because we’re dumb. Individually we’re smart guys, but together we’re one big dumb guy, and couldn’t concentrate on two things at once. – Bruce McCulloch

109459. Cancer Boy probably has the saddest, noblest, sweetest heart of any character I’ve ever done. – Bruce McCulloch

109460. But we wanted to work in a way we never had, which was write everything together. We had to face each other in the same creative room, which gets tougher as you get older, because you don’t want to be confrontational. – Bruce McCulloch

109461. But after this last year and dealing with the studio, the rest of us are closer than we’ve ever been. – Bruce McCulloch

109462. I think that’s why I like baseball. There’s something great about it – you’re young, the pitcher’s young and he’s got this great arm, and he doesn’t really realize anything about strategy. – Bruce McCulloch

109463. To me, Doors fans were always the 16-year-old idiots at parties, getting stoned, and talking about how Morrison’s lyrics were like poetry… like that was a deep thought. – Bruce McCulloch

109464. We see less of Dave, certainly, and he’s kind of fallen out of the sphere of our group, mostly because he’s working on his show, and has kind of lost the fun of the party. – Bruce McCulloch

109465. You know, funny is this weird word for me. I hear is so many times it has no meaning anymore. – Bruce McCulloch

109466. Most of the people I know in bands, all they are concerned about is getting to do the next record. – Bruce McCulloch

109467. I have myself no more doubt that these metals were prepared by the Almighty for this very purpose, than I have that iron and coal were prepared for the purposes in which they are being used. – Hugh McCulloch

109468. I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens. – Colleen McCullough

109469. My fictitious characters will take the bit between their teeth and gallop off and do something that I hadn’t counted on. However, I always insist on dragging them back to the straight and narrow. – Colleen McCullough

109470. My husband says it is very good that I have very tiny feet, because they’re easier to get in my mouth. – Colleen McCullough

109471. Once I’ve got the first draft down on paper then I do five or six more drafts, the last two of which will be polishing drafts. The ones in between will flesh out the characters and maybe I’ll check my research. – Colleen McCullough

109472. She told fortunes for a living. It’s a wacky book and was great fun to write. It is very much a look at what life was like for women in Australia in the 1960’s. – Colleen McCullough

109473. The Labour Party of today has fits of horrors of the very thought of somebody like me might saying that they bought in white Australia. But I believe they did. – Colleen McCullough

109474. The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more. – Colleen McCullough

109475. There is no doubt that it is more difficult to read and more difficult to write but I still manage. – Colleen McCullough

109476. There’s a hell of a lot of horny people out there who are not being gratified in the way they should be. – Colleen McCullough

109477. It’s a dead give away of an inexperienced writer if every character speaks with the same voice. – Colleen McCullough

109478. In early draft it never satisfied me, and that was when it clicked into place and it went so well as a diary. – Colleen McCullough

109479. It’s a woman’s book but I think the men will read it too. – Colleen McCullough

109480. I think explicit love scenes are a turn off unless it’s the kind you read with one hand. – Colleen McCullough

109481. I stopped this one about two months before federation and I want the next one to be more political. It will deal with the formation of white Australian policy and things like that. – Colleen McCullough

109482. I have an editor in my head, that’s why I can’t read Harry Potter, because Rowling is such a lousy writer. – Colleen McCullough

109483. I am writing a sequel to The Touch because I want to further explore the Chinese question that I have raised. There will be more about that in a sequel. – Colleen McCullough

109484. In The Touch, the love scenes are the same as they were in The Thorn Birds or anything else I’ve ever written. I find a way of saying that either it was heaven or hell but in a way that still leaves room for the reader to use their own imagination. – Colleen McCullough

109485. History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are. – David C. McCullough

109486. A nation that forgets its past can function no better than an individual with amnesia. – David C. McCullough

109487. Real success is finding you lifework in the work that you love. – David C. McCullough

109488. To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope – all those people we had to read in college English courses – to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life. – David McCullough

109489. You can’t be a full participant in our democracy if you don’t know our history. – David McCullough

109490. With the Truman book, I wrote the entire account of his experiences in World War I before going over to Europe to follow his tracks in the war. When I got there, there was a certain satisfaction in finding I had it right – it does look like that. – David McCullough

109491. When I read that the British army had landed thirty-two thousand troops – and I had realized, not very long before, that Philadelphia only had thirty thousand people in it – it practically lifted me out of my chair. – David McCullough

109492. When I began, I thought that the way one should work was to do all the research and then write the book. – David McCullough

109493. To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn’t just part of our civic responsibility. To me it’s an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is. – David McCullough

109494. There’s an awful temptation to just keep on researching. There comes a point where you just have to stop, and start writing. – David McCullough

109495. The title always comes last. What I really work hard on is the beginning. Where do you begin? In what tone do you begin? I almost have to have a scene in my mind. – David McCullough

109496. The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor? – David McCullough

109497. People are so helpful. People will stop what they’re doing to show you something, to walk with you through a section of the town, or explain how a suspension bridge really works. – David McCullough

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109498. No harm’s done to history by making it something someone would want to read. – David McCullough

109499. My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It’s about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It’s about Washington and the army and the war. It’s the nadir, the low point of the United States of America. – David McCullough

109500. My shorthand answer is that I try to write the kind of book that I would like to read. If I can make it clear and interesting and compelling to me, then I hope maybe it will be for the reader. – David McCullough

109501. I work very hard on the writing, writing and rewriting and trying to weed out the lumber. – David McCullough

109502. Every book is a new journey. I never felt I was an expert on a subject as I embarked on a project. – David McCullough

109503. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof. – David McCullough

109504. In time I began to understand that it’s when you start writing that you really find out what you don’t know and need to know. – David McCullough

109505. I’m very aware how many distractions the reader has in life today, how many good reasons there are to put the book down. – David McCullough

109506. I would pay to do what I do if I had to. – David McCullough

109507. I love Dickens. I love the way he sets a scene. – David McCullough

109508. I love all sides of the work but that doesn’t mean it isn’t hard. – David McCullough

109509. I just thank my father and mother, my lucky stars, that I had the advantage of an education in the humanities. – David McCullough

109510. I had been writing for about twelve years. I knew pretty well how you could find things out, but I had never been trained in an academic way how to go about the research. – David McCullough

109511. I can fairly be called an amateur because I do what I do, in the original sense of the word – for love, because I love it. On the other hand, I think that those of us who make our living writing history can also be called true professionals. – David McCullough

109512. First of all, you can make the argument that there’s no such thing as the past. Nobody lived in the past. – David McCullough

109513. I’m drawn particularly to stories that evolve out of the character of the protagonist. – David McCullough

109514. There are so many similarities between a startup venture and a political campaign – the rhythm, the tempo, the hours, the intensity. – Mike McCurry

109515. He was imposing, even in his pensiveness. – George Barr McCutcheon

109516. In course of time my first novel appeared. It was a love story. – George Barr McCutcheon

109517. It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at the curb for her father to come forth from his office in one of Chicago’s tallest buildings. – George Barr McCutcheon

109518. You can best fight any existing evil from the inside. – Hattie McDaniel

109519. In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book. – Hattie McDaniel

109520. What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait. – Hattie McDaniel

109521. When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife. The trouble is that Mother forget to teach me how to stop using them! – Hattie McDaniel

109522. We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it. – Hattie McDaniel

109523. The entire race is usually judged by the actions of one man or woman. – Hattie McDaniel

109524. That’s a powerful lucky rabbit’s foot. I got the part in Gone With the Wind because of it. I got my Warner contract, thanks to it. – Hattie McDaniel

109525. Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time. – Hattie McDaniel

109526. Playing the Mammy of Miss Leigh was just about the biggest thrill I’ve ever had. – Hattie McDaniel

109527. It sure looks good to see an honest-to-goodness audience after looking at you all for so long from the silver screen. – Hattie McDaniel

109528. A woman’s gifts will make room for her. – Hattie McDaniel

109529. I’ve played everything but a harp. – Hattie McDaniel

109530. I’m letting no man handle my bank account. – Hattie McDaniel

109531. I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry. – Hattie McDaniel

109532. I don’t belong on this earth. I always feel out of place – like a visitor. – Hattie McDaniel

109533. I did my best, and God did the rest. – Hattie McDaniel

109534. I am loathe to get married again. I’ve been married enough; I just prefer to forget it. – Hattie McDaniel

109535. I always have the best of everything. – Hattie McDaniel

109536. Faith is the black person’s federal reserve system. – Hattie McDaniel

109537. Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique. – Hattie McDaniel

109538. Bob Hope, Red Skelton, and Eddie Cantor… help us keep our balance. – Hattie McDaniel

109539. As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I’ll take roast chicken and dumplings. – Hattie McDaniel

109540. My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful. – Hattie McDaniel

109541. I guess my style is a cross between David Bowie and Clint Eastwood. – Dylan McDermott

109542. Never wear plaid. – Dylan McDermott

109543. The Victorian era is the sexiest age for me, but I also like a woman in a pair of jeans. – Dylan McDermott

109544. There’s nothing wrong with the free-enterprise system. But it has to have some compassion. – Jim McDermott

109545. I’m not giving the president a blank check, period. – Jim McDermott

109546. But beyond the hysteria of phantom death panels, where is the abomination? Show me the provisions that will hurt consumers, because if you think a $110 billion a year tax break for working-class Americans to buy private health insurance is a government takeover, I welcome the debate. – Jim McDermott

109547. We pretended there was no problem with Agent Orange after Vietnam and later the Pentagon recanted, after untold suffering by veterans. – Jim McDermott

109548. I have stood on the front lines of the health care system as a doctor, patient and concerned parent. Those experiences have served as my guideposts throughout the struggle to reform America’s health care system. And it’s those same experiences that tell me that fear and election hysteria should not overshadow the reality of reform. – Jim McDermott

109549. That’s the mark of a great storyteller, never to give away secrets in advance. – Ian McDiarmid

109550. To start your life as a character of 120 years when you are in your late thirties, and then go back in time about 20 years later to play the same character who is your own age then, its very complicated, but very interesting. – Ian McDiarmid

109551. The part that I think is one of the most interesting is of course the one that Hayden Christensen plays. – Ian McDiarmid

109552. When George asked me to be the prequels, it was the same kind of meeting – it was very short and to the point. It was nice to see him after a long time, and we met in a hotel room. – Ian McDiarmid

109553. It was a scene I was really looking forward to, and one that I embraced, and when we were filming it, George got closer and closer and closer with that camera – he was practically up my nose for the final shot. So I knew it was a moment that I had to do my best to get right. – Ian McDiarmid

109554. If you got the DVD you can see that George Lucas has taken that person out, as well as the voice, and we shot this scene when we arrived in Australia during the actual filming of Episode 3. – Ian McDiarmid

109555. I’m the blackest villain of all time. – Ian McDiarmid

109556. I suppose it’s easy to play a hypocritical politician with a smiling face; it’s also quite gratifying to play. – Ian McDiarmid

109557. For me it’s even more interesting, because my character comes out of the shadow. It’s a chance to really act emotionally, because the situation is an extreme one. – Ian McDiarmid

109558. Consistency is very important when you’re making films. – Ian McDiarmid

109559. But he did say that the character would be on the sidelines in movies One and Two, and move into the middle with number Three, but I didn’t realize he would move in with quite such a bang. – Ian McDiarmid

109560. And also, it’s sort of my job to make you believe things about him that aren’t true about me. – Ian McDiarmid

109561. There were a number of people who helped me get there, and the one I always mention is Michael Byrne, the great master swordsman and brilliant stunt double. – Ian McDiarmid

109562. Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success. – John McDonald

109563. You return and again take the proper course, guided by what? – By the picture in mind of the place you are headed for. – John McDonald

109564. We have been endowed with the capacity and the power to create desirable pictures within and to find them automatically in the outer world of our environment. – John McDonald

109565. To enjoy enduring success we should travel a little in advance of the world. – John McDonald

109566. There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion. – John McDonald

109567. The intensity of your desire governs the power with which the force is directed. – John McDonald

109568. A set definite objective must be established if we are to accomplish anything in a big way. – John McDonald

109569. We end the show with something that’s never been on TV because it was too big for a sketch but we couldn’t stretch it out to make a whole episode because it would have been too long, but we always thought it was really good. – Kevin McDonald

109570. We never thought the first movie would bomb. – Kevin McDonald

109571. You know, I’ve never seen South Park, just by coincidence. – Kevin McDonald

109572. We always thought that we’d go on from the show to have a career in movies. – Kevin McDonald

109573. I had to learn how to drive because I didn’t drive in Toronto. – Kevin McDonald

109574. I can’t explain it, but spiritually it makes sense – though I don’t understand how it does make sense. – Kevin McDonald

109575. We’re doing 3000 seaters before that we never played anything more than 1000. – Kevin McDonald

109576. So the laughs had to come from the character, not because we had balloons in our shirts or were speaking in high voices. That was very important to us. – Kevin McDonald

109577. Of course Toronto might as well be Buffalo, because we get each other’s TV. – Kevin McDonald

109578. I would also would have liked the part of the Bus Driver. – Kevin McDonald

109579. I feel that I’m sort of playing me but more feminine, and to me more feminine means smarter. – Kevin McDonald

109580. Oh, completely liberating because even if you don’t do a woman right, you just have to put on high heels a wig, a bra and a dress, and I feel liberated. – Kevin McDonald

109581. Yes, they allowed us to play around a lot because, like we said, the director’s such a good comedy director. – Kevin McDonald

109582. What I always say is that we’re the illegitimate children of Andy Kaufman and Jerry Lewis. – Kevin McDonald

109583. And we know Bruce Campbell from way back, so that was a lot of fun. – Kevin McDonald

109584. Anything that was perverse and silly would be Kids in the Hall. – Kevin McDonald

109585. He sort of gets comic moments. Not a lot of directors do. – Kevin McDonald

109586. Well… Actually I got picked because I was the only one who fit the wedding gown – they had my size. – Kevin McDonald

109587. I don’t want to be the cliche American Idol dude. I want to be different, you know – that’s the whole goal, me and music. It’s about being yourself and being unique. – Paul McDonald

109588. I’ve been touring for so long, I’ve kind of honed into exactly what I am, I’m an artist so if you like it, you like it, if you don’t you don’t, you know? – Paul McDonald

109589. They said just keep doing my thing, don’t try to change anything, which I won’t. – Paul McDonald

109590. I sing both in my shower and in my car, mostly in my car, because I have this weird thing – whenever I’m singing to the radio – my friends kind of hate it – but I pick out the harmonies in my head, and I’m singing the harmonies to the tracks and I’m jamming it out. – Paul McDonald

109591. If my life were a song, what would it be? ‘A Never Ending Road of Musical Good Times’. – Paul McDonald

109592. My favorite music to sing would be my own songs, my original songs, just because I know them, you know I write the tunes, so my favorite songs are the newest ones that I write. That’s what I like to sing the most, because it means something, it’s real, it comes from me. – Paul McDonald

109593. The creative conquest of space will serve as a wonderful substitute for war. – James S. McDonnell

109594. I love the idea of a woman being able to discover the idea of power this way, on such a scale. And I don’t know about that, what it means – well, I guess I’d better, or my part’s in trouble. – Mary McDonnell

109595. I do think that it’s extremely important with this character show her assuming power with a great deal of grace, and find out how to do things she won’t like – the things she’s called upon to do. – Mary McDonnell

109596. The Cylons are such a frightening concept – not knowing who is real. No way. – Mary McDonnell

109597. I love to work. I love to have complexity. – Mary McDonnell

109598. It’s phenomenally important to me that, if I’m going to be spending years on a project, I need to be interested in the whole thing. I’m not there to be on my own. And if I’m going to be with these people, I’d best be interested in their work. – Mary McDonnell

109599. Ron allowed us to see right away the private piece of a person about to become very public. I suspect we’re going to see more of her very private world – Laura’s private experience. I’m not sure yet how public she’s going to be about the actions she’s going to have to take. – Mary McDonnell

109600. That moment was very important because it was political. That’s what has to be done, so they struck a deal. She figures his is a well-thought-out motivation that she felt was worthy trade-off. The motivation here is survival, and she has to think like a leader. – Mary McDonnell

109601. With BSG, sci-fi is the human experience taken beyond the envelope. When I first became involved with the project, I knew that I would be able to play a human being for many years, exploring and reflecting on issues that would impact people’s lives. – Mary McDonnell

109602. Well, I don’t know what Ron has in mind, but I do know about the arc of the show. Looking at how intuitive and instinctive Eddie and I play, that is the sort of thing that leads into sexual chemistry. I wouldn’t be surprised if it emerged. – Mary McDonnell

109603. One of my first jobs was at the Boston Globe. I worked in the sports department six months a year. When I was ready to graduate, the sports editor gave me a job as a schoolboy sports writer. – Will McDonough

109604. I don’t think the players play with the same desire they once did. – Will McDonough

109605. Muhammad Ali is a combination of personality and athlete who is probably better known around the world than any other. He became a great hero. – Will McDonough

109606. There aren’t enough good journalists. There are too many who really weren’t groomed to be reporters and, as a result, some of the reporting is shallow. – Will McDonough

109607. The wonderful thing about television is the immediate impact of pictures of current events. – Will McDonough

109608. The two major things that changed the makeup of all professional sports are money generated by television and courts that players went to in order to win their freedom as free agents. – Will McDonough

109609. The one good thing about television is the money; you can make a lot more money than in newspapers. – Will McDonough

109610. The future is electronic. It’s radio, television and the Internet; it’s not really newspapers anymore. – Will McDonough

109611. The ability of players to jump teams when their contracts are up has hurt fan loyalty. – Will McDonough

109612. Overall, I think Michael Jordan is the greatest athlete in any particular sport. He dominated the game for the Chicago Bulls and brought the NBA to its greatest peak of popularity. – Will McDonough

109613. Pete Rozelle used television to get the game to the American public by creating the Super Bowl and making it the biggest sporting event in the world. – Will McDonough

109614. I don’t think there is enough educational programming, but unfortunately, television is built around advertising and those shows don’t get the big ratings. – Will McDonough

109615. I think the greatest all-around athlete ever was Jim Brown. He played lacrosse, basketball and ran track at Syracuse. He played professional football for the Browns. – Will McDonough

109616. I’ve been very fortunate to be involved in all the Super Bowls, to see some World Series, to cover heavyweight championship fights; I’ve been to the Olympics and seen every sporting event there is. – Will McDonough

109617. When I started at the Globe 40 years ago, there were seven newspapers in Boston and now there are only two. There were only three or four television stations in Boston and now there are a dozen. – Will McDonough

109618. I think we’ll always have newspapers, but they’ll lose influence. – Will McDonough

109619. I don’t think we use television the way we should or the way the inventors intended. – Will McDonough

109620. I think money in general hurts all sports. – Will McDonough

109621. I think almost every newspaper in the United States has lost circulation due to the Internet. I also think the Internet will lead to a lot of plagiarism in journalism. – Will McDonough

109622. I received $100 per week when I started working at the Globe after graduation. – Will McDonough

109623. I predict that many teams will go out of business and the size of the leagues will be greatly reduced. – Will McDonough

109624. I was fortunate to be part of a very successful show on CBS in 1986. I switched to NBC for eight years and through these experiences have gotten terrific insight into television; it’s a fascinating medium. – Will McDonough

109625. It’s a scary thing going into the workforce with a $50,000 debt and you’ve been trained as a classical theatre actor. There’s always a depression in the theatre. – Frances McDormand

109626. I’m a character actress, plain and simple… Who can worry about a career? Have a life. Movie stars have careers – actors work, and then they don’t work, and then they work again. – Frances McDormand

109627. The fact that I’m sleeping with the director may have something to do with it. – Frances McDormand

109628. Movie stars have careers – actors work, and then they don’t work, and then they work again. – Frances McDormand

109629. Most women’s pictures are as boring and as formulaic as men’s pictures. In place of a car chase or a battle scene, what you get is an extreme closeup of a woman breaking down. – Frances McDormand

109630. The only power you have is the word no. – Frances McDormand

109631. Who can worry about a career? Have a life. – Frances McDormand

109632. I never trusted good-looking boys. – Frances McDormand

109633. I like hard rock, and classic rock, and even metal. – Frances McDormand

109634. I haven’t wanted to play a mother for a long time because I am one. – Frances McDormand

109635. I don’t think you can ever completely transform yourself on film, but if you do your job well, you can make people believe that you’re the character you’re trying to be. – Frances McDormand

109636. I don’t think of myself as a movie star and I can pretty easily convince other people that I’m not a movie star. – Frances McDormand

109637. I am an ordinary person. – Frances McDormand

109638. Certainly, a lot of the films I’ve worked on have ended up good movies, but they haven’t always been the best experiences. – Frances McDormand

109639. There’s only two givens with choosing acting as a profession: one is you will always be unemployed, always, and it doesn’t matter how much money you make, you’re still always going to be unemployed; and that you have no power. – Frances McDormand

109640. It’s much easier to play supporting roles because that’s what I do in my life: I support my son. – Frances McDormand

109641. Like most women, I hate when a guy tries to pick me up by saying, You are the hottest girl I’ve ever seen. It’s totally unrealistic. There are beautiful women everywhere. – Karen McDougal

109642. My dream date is a tall, dark, handsome, blue eyed man with a bubble butt who will whisk me away to Paris in a hot air balloon to wine me, dine me and. – Karen McDougal

109643. The only foreplay I really need is for a guy to kiss my hip bone. The hip is the most erotic and neglected body part. Kiss the hip bone with your lips. – Karen McDougal

109644. We all want to be the sexy girl. – Karen McDougal

109645. I’ve actually been turned down for jobs because I was in Playboy. – Karen McDougal

109646. I love to wear lingerie. The problem is that men always rip it off too quickly. When women are dolled up in lingerie they feel sexy. So let us wear it for five minutes. – Karen McDougal

109647. If you want to meet a woman, it’s best just to smile and say hi. – Karen McDougal

109648. A lot of Playmates look like Playmates, but I look so girl-next-door and wholesome. – Karen McDougal

109649. For me the ideal date would be to drink wine in the backyard under the stars, listen to music and just talk. Then we’d eat steak and, later, dessert. If all went as planned, we’d save some of the dessert and play with it while making out. – Karen McDougal

109650. I enjoyed being in movies when I was a boy. As a child you’re not acting – you believe. – Roddy McDowall

109651. I can’t say I was unhappy as a child actor in films. I had a particularly wonderful time. – Roddy McDowall

109652. I started to study, because I knew I had to learn a lot about myself as an actor; you can’t act the same as you did as a child. – Roddy McDowall

109653. I still have the actor’s disease. I always think I’ll never get another job. – Roddy McDowall

109654. My whole life I’ve been trying to prove I’m not just yesterday. – Roddy McDowall

109655. They said I couldn’t play anything but an English boy. I knew I could. So I went to New York. – Roddy McDowall

109656. Fortunately, I happened to go east at a time when live television was centered in New York. – Roddy McDowall

109657. Where I once believed people were there to be used, I started thinking of other people first. – Josh McDowell

109658. If they had connived a scheme, and Christ had not been raised from the dead, where would have been the hardest place on the face of the earth to convince anyone? In Jerusalem. – Josh McDowell

109659. After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn’t, I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God’s Son. – Josh McDowell

109660. As a reward for their efforts, however, those early Christians were beaten, stoned to death, thrown to the lions, tortured and crucified. Every conceivable method was used to stop them from talking. – Josh McDowell

109661. Because the New Testament provides the primary historical source for information on the resurrection, many critics during the 19th century attacked the reliability of these biblical documents. – Josh McDowell

109662. Both Jewish and Roman sources and traditions admit an empty tomb. – Josh McDowell

109663. Christ appeared alive on several occasions after the cataclysmic events of that first Easter. – Josh McDowell

109664. For centuries many of the world’s distinguished philosophers have assaulted Christianity as being irrational, superstitious and absurd. – Josh McDowell

109665. Here’s the simplest answer: Within weeks, the disciples proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ, that He had been bodily raised from the dead and appeared to them. – Josh McDowell

109666. I am not a Christian because God changed my life; I am a Christian because of my convictions about who Jesus Christ is. – Josh McDowell

109667. Why don’t the names of Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn’t claim to be God, but Jesus did. – Josh McDowell

109668. If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption. – Josh McDowell

109669. Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That’s a unique claim in the literature of religion. – Josh McDowell

109670. Now, whenever you read any historical document, you always evaluate it in light of the historical context. – Josh McDowell

109671. On that Sunday morning the first thing that impressed the people who approached the tomb was the unusual position of the one and a half to two ton stone that had been lodged in front of the doorway. – Josh McDowell

109672. Paul the apostle recounted that Jesus appeared to more than 500 of His followers at one time, the majority of whom were still alive and who could confirm what Paul wrote. – Josh McDowell

109673. Prayer is talking with God. God knows your heart and is not so concerned with your words as He is with the attitude of your heart. – Josh McDowell

109674. The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb, but rather the empty grave clothes – undisturbed in form and position. – Josh McDowell

109675. The New Testament witnesses were fully aware of the background against which the resurrection took place. – Josh McDowell

109676. Where I once constantly lost my temper, I found myself arriving at a crisis and experiencing peace. – Josh McDowell

109677. I once had a lot of hatred, mainly toward my father, an alcoholic. – Josh McDowell

109678. Let’s not get too precious about it: actors are not heart surgeons or brain surgeons. We are just entertaining people. – Malcolm McDowell

109679. If, in a few months, I’m only number 8 or number 10 in the world, I’ll have to look at what off-the-court work I can do. I will need to do something if I want to be number 1. – John McEnroe

109680. I haven’t seen a professional player come out of New York in over 20 years since my brother Patrick came out. Blake spent a few years in Harlem, but he moved to Connecticut when he was a kid. – John McEnroe

109681. But these guys learn so fast now, they sort of soak up the information, they’re fearless. Those are the guys who learn from their mistakes and come back strong the next time. – John McEnroe

109682. Do you have any problems, other than that you’re unemployed, a moron, and a dork? – John McEnroe

109683. Everybody loves success, but they hate successful people. – John McEnroe

109684. The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what’s best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you’re banging your head against a brick wall all the time. – John McEnroe

109685. I had a similar year back in 1984 when I felt like I couldn’t lose. – John McEnroe

109686. What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well. – John McEnroe

109687. I think it’s the mark of a great player to be confident in tough situations. – John McEnroe

109688. I think the players, I put in the book for example that we should go back to wood rackets, probably they laughed at me, I’m a dinosaur, but I think that you see these great players, have even more variety and you see more strategy, there’d be more subtlety. – John McEnroe

109689. I’d like to think I could have and should have won more, but that’s not the point. And I was at the point where I was playing great tennis in the mid 80s – the type of tennis people hadn’t seen before – and I was very proud of that. – John McEnroe

109690. If Roger stopped right now and never won another match, to me he’d already be one of the greatest players to ever play the game. To me, he’s the greatest all around talent that I’ve ever seen. – John McEnroe

109691. It means a lot to be back in New York. Particularly since one of the last senior event scheduled in the States was supposed to be here in New York. We were supposed to play in Central Park right after 9-11 and when 9-11 happened obviously things changed. – John McEnroe

109692. Well I think that’s probably one of a few, where I grew up in the City of New York, it’s got a lot of energy, my parents are Irish-American so there was a bit of yelling going on in my house but it seemed normal. – John McEnroe

109693. There’s something deeply satisfying when it succeeds, but I’m not going to do another book just to put my name on something and make some money if it’s not something I deeply care about. – John McEnroe

109694. Things slow down, the ball seems a lot bigger and you feel like you have more time. Everything computes – you have options, but you always take the right one. – John McEnroe

109695. This taught me a lesson, but I’m not quite sure what it is. – John McEnroe

109696. To be involved in a senior tournament back in the States is very satisfying. – John McEnroe

109697. We should reach out to people to try to go after the fans the way other sports do. Because we can’t just depend on the fact that it is a great game. – John McEnroe

109698. I’ll let the racket do the talking. – John McEnroe

109699. I believe there’s only one autobiography you can do. – John McEnroe

109700. I’ve got CDs in my car, listening all the time for that next song, because everybody’s looking. – Reba McEntire

109701. You know, I get a lot of people pitching songs to me. – Reba McEntire

109702. When onstage, I always try to take my audience through as many emotions as I possibly can. I want them to go from laughter to tears, be shocked and surprised and walk out the door with a renewed sense of themselves – and maybe a smile. – Reba McEntire

109703. To me, there’s two types of songs, good and bad. And I just like to stick with the good ones. – Reba McEntire

109704. So, we come out to Los Angeles. And we met with every network. We met with show runners, directors, writers, everything. And what we had an idea for, they didn’t like. And what they had an idea for, we didn’t like. So, we went home. – Reba McEntire

109705. So, I took lessons, and I love to shoot now. It’s a lot of fun. – Reba McEntire

109706. So, I think it has to do with the product and what you take to the public. If they like it, they’re going to come see you, and if they don’t, and if you’re kind of getting out of the trendy line of things, then they won’t come see you. – Reba McEntire

109707. My family, you know, are all still, you know, very close. We’re all still very close. Mom and Daddy are still alive. So, what more can you ask for? Your kids are healthy. – Reba McEntire

109708. I think it’s a wonderful time for a woman. – Reba McEntire

109709. Never have doubted it, even when the plane crash happened. I wasn’t mad at God. I just knew that there was a reason that I didn’t know about why it happened. – Reba McEntire

109710. For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness. – Reba McEntire

109711. I have learned a lot about myself and come to deal with a lot of things that, at first, bothered me. – Reba McEntire

109712. I think they want to keep it separate, but I’ve never been a crossover artist for some reason. – Reba McEntire

109713. I was singing a lot of waltzes. And I was with Jerry Kennedy, my producer, and he was playing me some songs, and he said, hey, I want to play you this song that I’m going to get Jackie Ward to record. – Reba McEntire

109714. I have talked to Debbie Hammond quite a bit, Jim Hammond’s wife, his widow. I’ve seen their kids. And last time we played Dallas, a lot of them came over. It’s hard for them to come see the show. It’s still hard. – Reba McEntire

109715. For no. 1, it’s great writing, super writing. The second thing is that it’s great chemistry with all the actors. We just all got along from the very start. Very get-go, we all got along. We just – it was just like we were all meant to be there together. – Reba McEntire

109716. Growing up is not being so dead-set on making everybody happy. – Reba McEntire

109717. I had lots of breaks. – Reba McEntire

109718. And so we were asleep there in San Diego. And our pilot called us. And his brother was on one of the other planes. And when he was leaving the airport, he saw in his rear view mirror that there was an explosion. – Reba McEntire

109719. And the two planes that were taking the band and crew that we had taken out to San Diego were flying out after the show. And so I was never supposed to be on that plane. – Reba McEntire

109720. Finding a good bus driver can be as important as finding a good musician. – Reba McEntire

109721. But I like to listen to demos. I like to hear the finished product. It’s like listening to a song – I mean, a story. If you’re going to sit here and tell me a story, I just like to listen. I don’t want to make them up. – Reba McEntire

109722. Besides, I’m a gypsy at heart and I like to travel around. – Reba McEntire

109723. Be different, stand out, and work your butt off. – Reba McEntire

109724. At this time when I turn 50, because so there’s many of my friends and family who didn’t get to see 50-years-old, and so, I’m celebrating for them too. – Reba McEntire

109725. I think it’s the way I talk. I think they thought I was too country. And I’m not ashamed of that by any means. – Reba McEntire

109726. By concentrating on what is good in people, by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice, and by asking them to put their faith in the future, socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage. – Ian Mcewan

109727. You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan. – Ian Mcewan

109728. Politics is the enemy of the imagination. – Ian Mcewan

109729. It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important. – Ian Mcewan

109730. One has to have the courage of one’s pessimism. – Ian Mcewan

109731. Being named a great school at a great price means that we offer both high-quality academic programs and real affordability for families. We offer a personal touch that’s hard to match at a big school but without a big price tag. – David McFadden

109732. Outside of the chair, the teapot is the most ubiquitous and important design element in the domestic environment and almost everyone who has tackled the world of design has ended up designing one. – David McFadden

109733. I love a lot of things, and I’m pretty much obsessive about most things I do, whether it be gardening, or architecture, or music. I’d be an obsessive hairdresser. – Gates McFadden

109734. Life is so fast these days, and we’re exposed to so much information. Television makes us a witness to such misery. – Gates McFadden

109735. Just learning to think in another language allows you to see your own culture in a better viewpoint. – Gates McFadden

109736. The deal is that you can do it, you don’t really owe me anything, but at the end of it, I own the film. Then I can actually go out and reprint or not reprint if it I want. – Todd McFarlane

109737. Image has to be its own fortress, in spite of the owners. People can’t separate that or they don’t comprehend that you can turn that on and off for each one of the different entities. – Todd McFarlane

109738. You’ve got to let it go and say it was the best I could do at that time and place in my life. You hope that the thing you’re doing next is a little bit better. – Todd McFarlane

109739. To me, I was always just standing on the sidelines because up until issue 50, we were just doing Spawn. I wasn’t recruiting anybody because I didn’t have any books for people to work on. – Todd McFarlane

109740. I’m a guy who likes to watch something cool, creepy and suspenseful and there is no show to watch as an adult that would scare me at for even four seconds. – Todd McFarlane

109741. A lot was happening, plus there were an enormous number of people in the industry that were going to conventions, so it was a pretty fun time. Also there was a lot of controversy and I was at the forefront of some of that. – Todd McFarlane

109742. Anthology shows as a whole scare people. The networks can’t quite get their heads around it. – Todd McFarlane

109743. But again, I put in my time with Marvel and DC so there was that period of my life of trying to learn how to draw and tell stories in a proper fashion. – Todd McFarlane

109744. Given that I have to share my computer with my three children, it’s not usually a site that I get to spend that much time on. I’m usually on the Nickelodeon site, coloring with my little five year old or something. – Todd McFarlane

109745. Here is a fear for me, I never wanted to be one of those guys that was defined by a body of work 20 years old. – Todd McFarlane

109746. I even knew some of the dialogue but it was definitely cool to look at. We always argue that the movies should be loyal but in this case I could argue that it might have been too loyal. – Todd McFarlane

109747. I guess The Grudge made over $100 million, but none of them had long legs after they came out but they all opened up and found an audience. If you could make those movies for a price, which is what I want to do with Spawn, then you could have some success. – Todd McFarlane

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109748. It works in the comic book, but as the audiences have gotten older and more sophisticated, I think the stories need to grow up with them. This is a story about a couple of rival gangs and what goes wrong in a couple of days. – Todd McFarlane

109749. I think people would actually be surprised by what we put out. Unfortunately the shadow that the original founders cast was that they were just artists that can’t write books so people swept the whole of Image with that paintbrush. – Todd McFarlane

109750. The attempt is that we want to get a couple of minutes under our belt, depending on how good the tests are and take that into Hollywood. The fallback is we’re going to DVD anyways. We’ve got that covered. – Todd McFarlane

109751. I’m tired of trying to get other people to see into my brain. I’m done. – Todd McFarlane

109752. I’ve been fortunate to come on places where the question isn’t why did I do it? The question to me is always, why didn’t anybody else do it before me? Those are the ones that I scratch my head about. – Todd McFarlane

109753. If I ever do anything, it actually might be some fantasy elf thing or even some cute, funny thing. Just to do something a little bit out of the ordinary. I’ve done my superhero gig. – Todd McFarlane

109754. It can’t really happen today the way it did back then and part of that is because I think there’s a bit of a competitive scare over at Marvel and DC so they lock guys up with exclusive contracts. – Todd McFarlane

109755. Obviously Spawn was at the top of the charts at that point so you get a lot of opportunities. – Todd McFarlane

109756. That became a big time in comic books because it’s when people were starting to break out into independent stuff, the market was getting choked with speculators and everybody was trying to do their own trick covers. – Todd McFarlane

109757. That was my fear, which is why when I was took over a book, I was always trying to tweak it a little bit so that it looked like I was trying to add something instead of keeping the status quo. – Todd McFarlane

109758. I still do some inking here and there and I’ve actually got a book that I’m going to ink entirely. – Todd McFarlane

109759. People don’t ever seem to realize that doing what’s right is no guarantee against misfortune. – William McFee

109760. Fear, born of that stern matron, Responsibility. – William McFee

109761. There is nothing like an odor to stir memories. – William McFee

109762. A young man must let his ideas grow, not be continually rooting them up to see how they are getting on. – William McFee

109763. Doing what’s right is no guarantee against misfortune. – William McFee

109764. If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow. – William McFee

109765. It is so much easier to tell intimate things in the dark. – William McFee

109766. One must choose between Obscurity with Efficiency, and Fame with its inevitable collateral of Bluff. – William McFee

109767. Terrible and sublime thought, that every moment is supreme for some man and woman, every hour the apotheosis of some passion! – William McFee

109768. Then I left that school and I went to Cerritos College, which was in southern California; they had one of the best big band programs in the country at the time. – Bobby McFerrin

109769. I like to use the audience as my color palette, my instrument. – Bobby McFerrin

109770. Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra – besides singing in the college chorus and things like that. – Bobby McFerrin

109771. The true musician is to bring light into people’s hearts. – Bobby McFerrin

109772. Seriously though, my father was the first African American to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time. – Bobby McFerrin

109773. Part of our responsibility as parents, as adults, is to set examples for children. But we have to like children in order to be really happy fulfilled adults. – Bobby McFerrin

109774. My father was a very disciplined singer who worked hard at his craft, and I was around that growing up. – Bobby McFerrin

109775. My biggest musical influences are probably my parents. – Bobby McFerrin

109776. It’s not that I don’t love the song. My songs are like my children: some you want around and some you want to send off to college as soon as possible. – Bobby McFerrin

109777. Well, I started conducting kind of by accident. I wanted to give myself a special birthday present for my fortieth birthday, and I was living in San Francisco at the time and I started attending some of the concerts and then simply dropping hints. – Bobby McFerrin

109778. Then I came up with this crazy idea just to walk out on the stage with no band at all and just start singing whatever came to mind. I actually fought the idea for a while because it seemed almost too radical, but it became obvious what I was supposed to be doing. – Bobby McFerrin

109779. I’d actually been making my living as an organist with bands since I was probably 15 or 16 years old, and then as a senior in high school I put together a jazz quintet called The Bobby Mack Jazz Quintet. – Bobby McFerrin

109780. I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children’s stories. – Bobby McFerrin

109781. I played piano as a kid; I still play a little bit. – Bobby McFerrin

109782. I did the one concert, and I was not bitten by the conducting bug, and I thought I was done, but then the phone started to ring, and gradually, over time, I started conducting more and more. Now a third of my performances are with orchestras. – Bobby McFerrin

109783. I like a very dark house, just black. I sit there and just think. Once I’m still and quiet inside, I’ll begin. It’s very personal; it has to be. One song may be Bach, the next blues, a song from TV, or a nursery rhyme or jazz piece. – Bobby McFerrin

109784. I have a lot of albums yet to do. – Bobby McFerrin

109785. I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful. – Bobby McFerrin

109786. I don’t want anything to get in the way of me and my singing. I want my mind as clear as possible. – Bobby McFerrin

109787. I do a lot of performing, but don’t get a chance to go to the studio and write good music. – Bobby McFerrin

109788. Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage, and he offended people. But, he wasn’t there to entertain; he was all about the music. I kind of do that. – Bobby McFerrin

109789. When I’m on stage by myself, I don’t have to think about anything. I don’t have to worry about anything because I’m not responsible for anything except just opening my mouth and making sure music comes out. – Bobby McFerrin

109790. But, if there’s any aspect of my career that needs attention, it’s writing. – Bobby McFerrin

109791. I prepared five songs, I sang them, and he hired me. I started working about a month later at the piano bar. – Bobby McFerrin

109792. If I can bring joy into the world, if I can get people to stop thinking about their pain for a moment, or the fact the tomorrow morning they’re going to get up and tell their boss off… then I’ll be successful. – Bobby McFerrin

109793. Ireland is a peculiar society in the sense that it was a nineteenth century society up to about 1970 and then it almost bypassed the twentieth century. – John McGahern

109794. I belong to the middle class that grew up very influenced by the Catholic church. The people of the novel are from a more pagan and practical world in which the Christianity is just a veneer. – John McGahern

109795. Yes, though I have nothing but gratitude for my upbringing in the church. – John McGahern

109796. Yes, but also one of the problems for a novelist in Ireland is the fact that there are no formal manners. I mean some people have beautiful manners but there’s no kind of agreed form of manners. – John McGahern

109797. When you’re in danger of losing a thing it becomes precious and when it’s around us, it’s in tedious abundance and we take it for granted as if we’re going to live forever, which we’re not. – John McGahern

109798. When I was in my 20s it did occur to me that there was something perverted about an attitude that thought that killing somebody was a minor offence compared to kissing somebody. – John McGahern

109799. When I start to write, words have become physical presence. It was to see if I could bring that private world to life that found its first expression through reading. I really dislike the romantic notion of the artist. – John McGahern

109800. We absolutely believed in Heaven and Hell, Purgatory, and even Limbo. I mean, they were actually closer to us than Australia or Canada, that they were real places. – John McGahern

109801. The way I see it is that all the ol’ guff about being Irish is a kind of nonsense. I mean, I couldn’t be anything else no matter what I tried to be. I couldn’t be Chinese or Japanese. – John McGahern

109802. My father was very outwardly religious. – John McGahern

109803. I’ve never written anything that hasn’t been in my mind for a long time – seven or eight years. – John McGahern

109804. I used to take five or six books away and bring five or six books back. Nobody gave me direction or advice and I read much in the way that a boy might watch television. – John McGahern

109805. I feel I grew up in a different century than I live in. I think most of them are changes for the good. – John McGahern

109806. For example, it’s only about 20 years ago the people in that community would have got telephone lines, and it would be only about in the 1950s that electricity came to that part of the world. Television wouldn’t have come till 1970. – John McGahern

109807. Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there’s the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity. – John McGahern

109808. The rosary was said every evening. I always liked that sentence about the medieval Churches, that they were the Bibles of the poor. The Church was my first book and I would think it is still my most important book. – John McGahern

109809. Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space. – John McGahern

109810. I think there’s a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we’re young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story – and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story. – John McGahern

109811. I love the description of Gothic churches before the printed word, that they were the bibles of the poor. – John McGahern

109812. I read all the time. I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming Billy. – John McGahern

109813. I think fiction is a very serious thing, that while it is fiction, it is also a revelation of truth, or facts. – John McGahern

109814. I think it’s linked to the realisation that we’re not going to live forever and that the way of saying and the language become more important than the story. – John McGahern

109815. I think technique can be taught but I think the only way to learn to write is to read, and I see writing and reading as completely related. One almost couldn’t exist without the other. – John McGahern

109816. I think that each of us inhabits a private world that others cannot see. The only difference between the writer and the reader is that the writer is able to dramatise that private world. – John McGahern

109817. But that private world, once it’s dramatised, doesn’t live again until it finds a reader. – John McGahern

109818. When somebody blazes a path to a highway that never end, you should appreciate ’em some. – Brownie McGhee

109819. Anywhere I’m wanted, I’ll go. I’ve got to be wanted, though. – Brownie McGhee

109820. Long made it possible for me to get on records, so what little money he did take from me, if any at all, he was entitled to it. He didn’t take something from me. – Brownie McGhee

109821. My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else. – Brownie McGhee

109822. Something is better than nothing. Doin’ anything for a man, there’s investments involved, there’s time and production. It’s better to give him ten bucks and get a record out than to never record the cat. – Brownie McGhee

109823. That’s what I liked about hitch-hiking. If a crowd wasn’t big enough, I kept walkin.’ – Brownie McGhee

109824. There’s a lot of good musicians who are unheard of. Get it down before they pass away. – Brownie McGhee

109825. When I was hitch-hiking, people had to follow me, ’cause I didn’t stay long. – Brownie McGhee

109826. I was playing with steel picks on a steel guitar, and there was no amplification needed. – Brownie McGhee

109827. Everybody would grab a guitar and listen to somebody else and call themselves a folk singer. When they didn’t know no more songs, they’d run out of them. – Brownie McGhee

109828. I don’t sit here and dream because I don’t care about the future. I wouldn’t take nothin’ for my past and I’ve got enough behind me that I can write forever. – Brownie McGhee

109829. I got Sonny up to Harlem, and we started street playin’ in New York. We did that for three or four years and survived. We brought it back to the streets again. – Brownie McGhee

109830. I met Sonny after (Blind Boy) Fuller died, and me and Sonny played in the streets like everybody else. – Brownie McGhee

109831. From then on in, me and Sonny started makin’ records. My first records, Sonny was backin’ me up. Sonny wasn’t singin’ natural at the time; he was singin’ falsetto. – Brownie McGhee

109832. I only write about what I do, what happens to me. – Brownie McGhee

109833. Logically, when you talkin’ about folk music and blues, you find out it’s music of just plain people. – Brownie McGhee

109834. Within the hearts men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success. – Bryant H. McGill

109835. Yearning for the seemingly impossible is the path to human progress. – Bryant H. McGill

109836. You may find many contradictory statements and philosophies within my writings. However, to this I will say such is life, for life is full of contradictions. – Bryant H. McGill

109837. While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure. – Bryant H. McGill

109838. Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination. – Bryant H. McGill

109839. Why do we laugh at such terrible things? Because comedy is often the sarcastic realization of inescapable tragedy. – Bryant H. McGill

109840. Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal momentum of the human soul and mind. – Bryant H. McGill

109841. Emotion is often what we rely upon to carry us across the unfathomable voids in our intelligence. – Bryant H. McGill

109842. Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past. – Bryant H. McGill

109843. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice. – Bryant H. McGill

109844. Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments. – Bryant H. McGill

109845. Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures. – Bryant H. McGill

109846. Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself. – Bryant H. McGill

109847. Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness. – Bryant H. McGill

109848. Most people do not actually know how to think for themselves, and unfortunately that prevents them from even knowing it. – Bryant H. McGill

109849. Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent. – Bryant H. McGill

109850. Creativity is the greatest expression of liberty. – Bryant H. McGill

109851. Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm. – Bryant H. McGill

109852. Fanatic is often the name given to people of action by people who are lazy. – Bryant H. McGill

109853. It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle. – Bryant H. McGill

109854. Unfortunately, your reputation often rests not on your ability to do what you say, but rather on your ability to do what people expect. – Bryant H. McGill

109855. No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man. – Bryant H. McGill

109856. No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy. – Bryant H. McGill

109857. Never expect a loan to a friend to be paid back if you want to keep that friend. – Bryant H. McGill

109858. True freedom is where an individual’s thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor – no matter the personal price. – Bryant H. McGill

109859. Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces. – Bryant H. McGill

109860. Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness. – Bryant H. McGill

109861. In America, educators punish those who actually think for themselves. There is only acceptance for popular opinion. – Bryant H. McGill

109862. Join me in my quest for a greater understanding of our existence. Join me in my desire for a greater self. Join me as I seek the humility to love and understand my fellow man. – Bryant H. McGill

109863. Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms. – Bryant H. McGill

109864. It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life. – Bryant H. McGill

109865. Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred. – Bryant H. McGill

109866. One of the most important things one can do in life is to brutally question every single thing you are taught. – Bryant H. McGill

109867. In the company of the accomplished, people hope it will rub off on themselves, in the company of the misfortunate, they fear it! – Bryant H. McGill

109868. One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. – Bryant H. McGill

109869. In all known time there has never been a greater monster or miracle than the human being. – Bryant H. McGill

109870. If we fear the unknown then surely we fear ourselves. – Bryant H. McGill

109871. I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity. – Bryant H. McGill

109872. Human intelligence may not be the best trick nature has to offer. – Bryant H. McGill

109873. He who is silent must be agreed with, for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon, without the winds of conversation to shoulder them. – Bryant H. McGill

109874. Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for. – Bryant H. McGill

109875. It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom. – Bryant H. McGill

109876. The ability to forgive is one of man’s greatest achievements. – Bryant H. McGill

109877. The test of a belief is not exclusively in the belief itself, but also in the intentions and actions of those who embrace it. – Bryant H. McGill

109878. The talent of a true writer and poet is in the ear. – Bryant H. McGill

109879. The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts. – Bryant H. McGill

109880. The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one’s heart. – Bryant H. McGill

109881. The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination. – Bryant H. McGill

109882. The greatest joys are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in what we hope for. – Bryant H. McGill

109883. Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves. – Bryant H. McGill

109884. The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways. – Bryant H. McGill

109885. There are few surer ways to become disliked by men than to perform well where they have performed poorly. – Bryant H. McGill

109886. Take without forgetting, and give without remembering. – Bryant H. McGill

109887. Suffering is one of life’s great teachers. – Bryant H. McGill

109888. Sometimes power is all a person has, so they will protect it even unto their own destruction, for without power they have nothing. – Bryant H. McGill

109889. Self-made men often worship their creator. – Bryant H. McGill

109890. Remember that the greatest fool in the world may ask more than the wisest man can answer. – Bryant H. McGill

109891. Our understanding of the world around us is constantly being redefined and expanded, and so therefore, it is wiser to be passionate about seeking for truth than knowing it. – Bryant H. McGill

109892. One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won. – Bryant H. McGill

109893. The common person fears to think beyond the common. – Bryant H. McGill

109894. A person who makes few mistakes makes little progress. – Bryant H. McGill

109895. Comfort in expressing your emotions will allow you to share the best of yourself with others, but not being able to control your emotions will reveal your worst. – Bryant H. McGill

109896. Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are. – Bryant H. McGill

109897. Callousness and insolence bring to bare unanimous social condemnation, while the simple efforts of politeness are admired; even in those who are otherwise despised. – Bryant H. McGill

109898. Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns. – Bryant H. McGill

109899. Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment. – Bryant H. McGill

109900. An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things. – Bryant H. McGill

109901. American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality. – Bryant H. McGill

109902. The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places. – Bryant H. McGill

109903. A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect. – Bryant H. McGill

109904. There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures. – Bryant H. McGill

109905. A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness. – Bryant H. McGill

109906. Truth is often the favorite tool of those who deceive. – Bryant H. McGill

109907. True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility. – Bryant H. McGill

109908. True education is limited to those people who would die without knowing, whereas the masses in the institutions are merely going through the motions, for education is a way of living. – Bryant H. McGill

109909. There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love. – Bryant H. McGill

109910. There is little more powerful than when truth joins action. – Bryant H. McGill

109911. Courteousness is consideration for others; politeness is the method used to deliver such considerations. – Bryant H. McGill

109912. Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy. – Bryant H. McGill

109913. It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone. – Bryant H. McGill

109914. By not coming forward (about rape), you make yourself a victim forever. – Kelly McGillis

109915. I have not had a drink for four years, which for me is a long time. – Kelly McGillis

109916. I am not drinking now but I cannot guarantee tomorrow. – Kelly McGillis

109917. Tom and I didn’t have a problem with the height differential but Paramount did, so we tried to hide it. – Kelly McGillis

109918. To me, acting is acting… I’d be happy working on a street corner in a mime troupe. – Kelly McGillis

109919. I did feel Dr. Cox, the character that I was auditioning for, was too similar to the head of the hospital. He was too arrogant and mean. I approached him kind of like I had a miniature Max sitting on my shoulder. I pictured Max saying, “This guy has got to give love every once in a while. He has to!” I knew there had to be tiny little windows of redemption. – John C. McGinley

109920. You go to the hospital your wife’s in labor and you’re doing the thing, and then it’s very disorienting and scary and you beat yourself up and you go through a whole period of ‘woe is me’ and then you realize that this a gift, this child is the light, and if you can nourish that light and just let it shine, you have an opportunity to get closer to what I think is God. – John C. McGinley

109921. TV tends to look for the living equivalents of squeaky-clean Kens and Barbies, but with my dial I’m more like Ken’s dirty old uncle. – John C. McGinley

109922. My son walked up to Nicole on the beach and I was throwing the ball for the dogs in the ocean. I was like, ‘Max, you get the dogs. I’ll talk to the hot blondes.’ – John C. McGinley

109923. I would love to have a photographic memory. It would come in handy with the rants I’m given on Scrubs… often on short notice! – John C. McGinley

109924. I like to be in waiting rooms with people as they’re auditioning, because their terror calms me. – John C. McGinley

109925. I felt (a) it was a great role and (b) I wanted to stay in town. I wanted to stop going to these four month and five month gigs up in Toronto or Montreal or Vancouver or down in Mexico. I wanted to be around my son, Max. This came along and I was like, “I really want to play this guy!” – John C. McGinley

109926. Dr. Cox mentors the rookie doctors with a spoonful of dirt and then a cup of sugar. I see him as an archetypal descendent of two of my favorite curmudgeonly characters: Lou Grant and Louie De Palma. – John C. McGinley

109927. As an actor, it’s great to play a strong leader with a heart of gold. – John C. McGinley

109928. I knew I wanted to play “Dr Cox” really bad, which is always a huge mistake because as soon as you want something really bad, maybe you rip up a little bit. – John C. McGinley

109929. A lady is smarter than a gentleman, maybe, she can sew a fine seam, she can have a baby, she can use her intuition instead of her brain, but she can’t fold a paper in a crowded train. – Phyllis McGinley

109930. Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure. – Phyllis McGinley

109931. A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. – Phyllis McGinley

109932. Getting along with men isn’t what’s truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man, one man. – Phyllis McGinley

109933. Gossip isn’t scandal and it’s not merely malicious. It’s chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. – Phyllis McGinley

109934. In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime. – Phyllis McGinley

109935. Nothing fails like success; nothing is so defeated as yesterday’s triumphant Cause. – Phyllis McGinley

109936. Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time! – Phyllis McGinley

109937. Praise is warming and desirable. But it is an earned thing. It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child. – Phyllis McGinley

109938. Seventy is wormwood, Seventy is gall But its better to be seventy, Than not alive at all. – Phyllis McGinley

109939. Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone. – Phyllis McGinley

109940. Those wearing tolerance for a label call other views intolerable. – Phyllis McGinley

109941. When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion. – Phyllis McGinley

109942. Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart. – Phyllis McGinley

109943. Marriage was all a woman’s idea and for man’s acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful. – Phyllis McGinley

109944. You have to like the characters you play. – Ted McGinley

109945. Politics, in a sense, has always been a con game. – Joe McGinniss

109946. I would rather do twenty TV series than go through what I went through under that Rank contract I signed a few years ago for which I blame no one but myself. – Patrick McGoohan

109947. It was a place that is trying to destroy the individual by every means possible; trying to break his spirit, so that he accepts that he is No. 6 and will live there happily as No. 6 for ever after. And this is the one rebel that they can’t break. – Patrick McGoohan

109948. But what is the greatest evil? If you are going to epitomize evil, what is it? Is it the bomb? The greatest evil that one has to fight constantly, every minute of the day until one dies, is the worse part of oneself. – Patrick McGoohan

109949. You can’t totally rebel, otherwise you have to go live on your own, on a desert island. It’s as simple as that. – Patrick McGoohan

109950. Mel will always be Mad Max, and me, I will always be a Number. – Patrick McGoohan

109951. Questions are a burden to others; answers are a prison for oneself. – Patrick McGoohan

109952. Marriage is a wonderful thing. – Patrick McGoohan

109953. Yes, you can feel very alone as a poet and you sometimes think, is it worth it? Is it worth carrying on? But because there were other poets, you became part of a scene. Even though they were very different writers, it made it easier because you were together. – Roger McGough

109954. We shouldn’t have got married, really. Shouldn’t have got married. Too young. Not ready for it. – Roger McGough

109955. You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals. – Roger McGough

109956. Whereas with poetry no one has to show anybody really, and you don’t have to tell anyone you’re doing it. – Roger McGough

109957. If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there – not because you’ve done a comedy performance but because you’re talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul. – Roger McGough

109958. If I decide to be indecisive, that’s my decision. – Roger McGough

109959. I’m terrified of switching the computer on because there are so many poems. – Roger McGough

109960. I wish the word whimsical wasn’t used now. – Roger McGough

109961. I was put off by people at school – my cabbage wasn’t as good as other people’s, you know, so that put me off. – Roger McGough

109962. People can put their best poems straight onto the web. – Roger McGough

109963. The longer the title, the less important the job. – George McGovern

109964. I am 1,000 percent for Tom Eagleton and I have no intention of dropping him from the ticket. – George McGovern

109965. The whole campaign was a tragic case of mistaken identity. – George McGovern

109966. The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain. – George McGovern

109967. Politics is an act of faith; you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public. – George McGovern

109968. No man should advocate a course in private that he’s ashamed to admit in public. – George McGovern

109969. I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. – George McGovern

109970. I am fed up with a system which busts the pot smoker and lets the big dope racketeer go free. – George McGovern

109971. The Establishment center… has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster – a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation. – George McGovern

109972. You know, sometimes, when they say you’re ahead of your time, it’s just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing. – George McGovern

109973. I think I ran so hard and so fast, in a lot of ways, from my life and I kind of took a fall. It was like – what do they call it? – post-traumatic stress syndrome. – Rose McGowan

109974. They’re definitely having their moment now because they know how to work the system, and I know I have to be that way, too, in order to succeed. But it’s never been more frustrating for me. – Rose McGowan

109975. There have been a lot of murders and suicides in my family; it’s like the primary cause of death. I wonder if there’s a certain energy that attracts that. – Rose McGowan

109976. It wasn’t that I was shy to go out with him, I just didn’t want people with preconceived notions to assume anything about why we were together. I was pretty careful for a while. – Rose McGowan

109977. I’ve seen many actors go awry by making the wrong choices early on. – Rose McGowan

109978. I was up watching Meet Joe Black at four AM. I was hoping Brad Pitt would die, and he was still alive at seven forty in the morning! I actually felt sorry for once, for critics. – Rose McGowan

109979. I realized a career is built as much on what you don’t do as what you do do. – Rose McGowan

109980. I have great luck. I’m used to people dying and going away. Not used to it exactly – but I expect it. Like, whenever people go off on a trip, I save their phone messages because I think they might die. – Rose McGowan

109981. I was with somebody else at the time, who I left – one, because I didn’t really want to be with that person, and two, because I felt I’d had so much tragedy I needed to go off, go crazy, and maybe live on the outside for a while. – Rose McGowan

109982. There are a lot of people out there who are just waiting that we fail. They brought up the theory that we’re one-hit wonders and they want us to fall flat on our noses, just to prove them right. – Mark McGrath

109983. You know how it is with drawers and labels in the music business. They don’t want anything to be complicated. They just want it simple, as simple as possible. – Mark McGrath

109984. I never really thought we’d fitted into the cross-over drawer. But I think the real Sugar Ray fans did like us because we always had variety and because we experimented a lot. – Mark McGrath

109985. I really do hope that the people will like 14:59. The critics seem to like it. We got a lot of good reviews. – Mark McGrath

109986. I’m really fed up with all the credibility talk. A lot of times it seems to be more important than the music. Well, I guess for a lot of people it actually is. We don’t care for credibility. – Mark McGrath

109987. It’s funny; we never had anything like credibility. Even though we all have some sort of punk-rock background, but so what? I really don’t care about that. What’s credibility anyway? Who has credibility? – Mark McGrath

109988. Of course, we wrote the songs accordingly and performed and recorded them that way. At that time, we really thought it was right, but you know, seen in retrospect, it made the album sound forced, and not really great. – Mark McGrath

109989. Today they’re praising you sky high, place you on a pedestal and tomorrow they don’t want to know you. – Mark McGrath

109990. We were kind of caught up in the genre trap. We didn’t really have a lot of artistic freedom. They wanted us to go into a certain direction, so they could promote us easier. – Mark McGrath

109991. All we did was to sit around, collect some ideas, wait and see what’s going to happen. That was it. – Mark McGrath

109992. I think we can win it if my brain holds out. – John McGraw

109993. Learn to know every man under you, get under his skin, know his faults. Then cater to him – with kindness or roughness as his case may demand. – John McGraw

109994. In playing or managing, the game of ball is only fun for me when I’m out in front and winning. I don’t give a hill of beans for the rest of the game. – John McGraw

109995. My boy, one small breeze doesn’t make a wind storm. – John McGraw

109996. Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but it is the prospect of a hot fight that brings out the crowds. – John McGraw

109997. The team that gets off to a good start wins pennants. – John McGraw

109998. There is but one game and that game is baseball. – John McGraw

109999. Why shouldn’t we pitch to Babe Ruth? We pitch to better hitters in the National League. – John McGraw

110000. With my team I am an absolute czar. My men know it. I order plays and they obey. If the don’t, I fine them. – John McGraw

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