180000 famous quotes part 111 – 110001 to 111000

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180000 famous quotes part 111 – 110001 to 111000

110001. Cobb would have to play center field on my all time team. But where would that put Speaker? In left. If I had them both, I would certainly play them that way. – John McGraw

110002. No club that wins a pennant once is an outstanding club. One which bunches two pennants is a good club. But a team which can win three in a row really achieves greatness. – John McGraw

110003. Sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make the decision right. – Phil McGraw

110004. Take it from a guy: If you’re in love with somebody, you will swim the stream, you will climb the mountain, you will slay the dragon. You’re going to get to her somehow, some way. – Phil McGraw

110005. The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home. There’s just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition for the parent’s voice to resonate in the children’s ears. – Phil McGraw

110006. The most you get is what you ask for. – Phil McGraw

110007. The problem is that for women, the average time is just over 14 minutes… men are left with about 12 minutes during which time they need to think of something to do! – Phil McGraw

110008. Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you. – Phil McGraw

110009. You don’t need a pack of wild horses to learn how to make a sandwich. – Phil McGraw

110010. There are some sick people in this world. – Phil McGraw

110011. You don’t need a rope to pinch a stranger’s butt. – Phil McGraw

110012. You need to listen to your body because your body is listening to you. – Phil McGraw

110013. You’re only lonely if you’re not there for you. – Phil McGraw

110014. We all have a social mask, right? We put it on, we go out, put our best foot forward, our best image. But behind that social mask is a personal truth, what we really, really believe about who we are and what we’re capable of. – Phil McGraw

110015. Do you realize that you can’t play the game of life with sweaty palms? – Phil McGraw

110016. A year from now, you’re gonna weigh more or less than what you do right now. – Phil McGraw

110017. We teach people how to treat us. – Phil McGraw

110018. My dad used to say, ‘You wouldn’t worry so much about what people thought about you if you knew how seldom they did. – Phil McGraw

110019. Awareness without action is worthless. – Phil McGraw

110020. I think every parent, every generation has wanted their children to do better and have a higher standard of living. But I think there’s too much guilt. – Phil McGraw

110021. I think you’re running into a lot of trouble if your idea of foreplay is, ‘Brace yourself honey, here I come!’ – Phil McGraw

110022. I’m embarrassed every time I look a teacher in the eye, because we ask them to do so much for so little. – Phil McGraw

110023. I’m one of those that believes you can’t be one kind of a man and another kind of president. – Phil McGraw

110024. If you want more, you have to require more from yourself. – Phil McGraw

110025. If your neighbor has a completely different view on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research, all of those things, you still are both Americans. Neither one of you is necessarily more patriotic than the other. Neither loves their country any more than the other one does. – Phil McGraw

110026. It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else. – Phil McGraw

110027. It’s hard to see your own face without a mirror. – Phil McGraw

110028. At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you’re living your life doesn’t matter. What matters is whether you’re comfortable with it. – Phil McGraw

110029. I want to run for the Senate from Tennessee. Not now, but when I’m 50, when music dies down a little bit. I know lots of artists and actors have those delusions of grandeur, but ever since I was a kid, it’s been of interest to me. – Tim McGraw

110030. You know not having my real dad around and having a step dad made me want to be a great dad. So now I have been one for 9 years. And now 3 daughters. So, that is what I am – a dad, first and foremost, before anything else. It’s just something that comes natural now. – Tim McGraw

110031. No, there will come a time where I’m not gonna do this anymore. I mean, there will come a time, definitely, where I’ll turn into Elvis – I’m gonna be fat and fishin’, I guarantee you. – Tim McGraw

110032. I’m a private guy, and you don’t want to be out there preaching to people. But faith leads you in the decisions you make. You don’t always pick the right path, but it’s there in your conscience. – Tim McGraw

110033. I’m actually not an exhibitionist at all. When you get onstage and you get under the lights playing music, I feel more hidden and more alone than anywhere else. You hide behind your music and let your emotions come out through the music. – Tim McGraw

110034. I’m coming up on 40 next year, and after making so many records and doing music for so long, I’m looking for a change and a different perspective. And every now and then, I think I have something I want to say. – Tim McGraw

110035. I’ve been around the music business for a long time now, and I’ve had a lot of chances to do movies. But I didn’t really want to do any until I found stuff that started to hit me in the right place. – Tim McGraw

110036. It’s innate in me to be a Democrat – a true Southern populist kind of Democrat. There’s not a lot of those anymore. I’m not saying I’m right or wrong. That’s just the way I feel. – Tim McGraw

110037. The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people, health care, middle-class concerns. We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country. – Tim McGraw

110038. The last movie I did, I was very lucky: I got to work with probably the best actor of our era, Billy Bob Thornton. He’s just incredible. I was like a sponge: I soaked up everything he had to say. – Tim McGraw

110039. There’s rises and falls and ups and downs in all music. – Tim McGraw

110040. We’re parents first, and once you have kids, everybody knows that you have priority lists. Number one is your family and everything else just kind of finds its place. – Tim McGraw

110041. We’re very blessed, just very fortunate to have the things we have. – Tim McGraw

110042. You don’t try to get influenced by everything that’s going on with all the other music around you. You don’t listen to the radio – I mean, I don’t. When I get ready to do an album, I don’t listen to anybody else; I don’t wanna be influenced. – Tim McGraw

110043. You know, we’re very private, and I think that we really separate and try to keep our privacy to ourselves. There’s things that people assume a lot of times, and we understand that people are interested, but we really try to keep our family life private as much as we can. – Tim McGraw

110044. I think you have to be a little bit strict. You can’t be friend and their parent in a lot of situations, especially in this day and age where it’s so dangerous for kids. So there’s a bit of sternness, I guess, in the way I raise my kids. – Tim McGraw

110045. When I was a kid, my step dad started this business and would go out and get lost cows and stuff. He was part-time truck driver, farmer and cowboy. He taught me how to ride from an early age. – Tim McGraw

110046. But, yea, I grew up in a strong Baptist background. – Tim McGraw

110047. I like the values in Flicka, and I wanted to do a movie my kids could see and be proud of. – Tim McGraw

110048. But I was so wrapped up in sports growing up as a kid, that I think I was going to grow to be a pro ball player. But I found out real quick that was not going to happen. – Tim McGraw

110049. I mean, there’s a little bit that gets out, but for the most part, the thing that makes us work, and makes our family successful, and our life successful, is when we walk home and we walk into our doors of our house, all that other stuff is left outside. It’s not a factor. – Tim McGraw

110050. Country radio went through a time where they were trying to pigeonhole everybody, and trying to make the gap really narrow, and I think that they’ve opened that up a little bit. – Tim McGraw

110051. Everyone should have their own opinion and be able to voice it. No matter what it is. Of course, that does not mean your opinion is always right. But, you’re certainly entitled to your opinion. – Tim McGraw

110052. Five years ago I figured we were at the top of our game and that was the best it was going to get, but with every album it seems to keep on building on itself. – Tim McGraw

110053. I always want to learn but I am sure on my dying day I will feel like I left something in the bucket. – Tim McGraw

110054. I coach my daughter’s softball and basketball team. We go to all the school functions. We go out to eat at night and take the kids to the movies. We try to be as normal as we can. – Tim McGraw

110055. I didn’t want to play a rancher. I didn’t want to have a cowboy hat on; I wanted to get away from that in the things I do. But I read the script and fell in love with it. As hard as I tried to say no, I couldn’t. – Tim McGraw

110056. I feel like that I’m learning all the time. I’m learning from new artists, from established artists… every time I listen to ’70s rock ‘n’ roll records, I’m learning. And I think that I’m just now starting to get a hold on what I do. – Tim McGraw

110057. I have three daughters, so I can’t be as tough as I want to be. When you have kids – especially daughters – they know how to work you. They’re a lot smarter than we are, that’s for sure. But I’ll be more tough on their boyfriends. – Tim McGraw

110058. I live in a house with four women. Just shut up and say, Yes, ma’am. – Tim McGraw

110059. I love Bill Clinton. I think we should make him king. I’m talking the red robe, the turkey leg – everything. – Tim McGraw

110060. I love producing. I have been producing some acts and starting a label. – Tim McGraw

110061. I mean as long as I have been doing music I know I am only 30% of what I could be and want to be. – Tim McGraw

110062. I mean, I grew up riding. I can’t ever remember not being able to ride or rope and all that stuff. It was part of my life growing up, so it was fun for me. – Tim McGraw

110063. I don’t want to make that sound like I’m preaching from a mountain top when I say you have to give your family everything, because I know it’s hard for people. I’m lucky to be in a position where you can establish those ground rules and make it that way. – Tim McGraw

110064. Ninety percent I’ll spend on good times, women and Irish Whiskey. The other ten percent I’ll probably waste. – Tug McGraw

110065. I have no trouble with the twelve inches between my elbow and my palm. It’s the seven inches between my ears that’s bent. – Tug McGraw

110066. Kids should practice autographing baseballs. This is a skill that’s often overlooked in Little League. – Tug McGraw

110067. I don’t know, I never smoked AstroTurf. – Tug McGraw

110068. I engaged in an adult consensual affair with another man. – James McGreevey

110069. I am resigning because my secret leaves the governor’s office vulnerable. – James McGreevey

110070. Because of an adulterous affair I shall leave office in November. – James McGreevey

110071. I am a gay American. – James McGreevey

110072. I like to dance, but it’s not my weekend activity. I’m not a clubber. – Ewan McGregor

110073. A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that’s fine, but they should do something else first, so they’ve got something to fall back on. It doesn’t work like that, as far as I’m concerned. – Ewan McGregor

110074. As a child I was taken to the pantomime or the theatre and I would always, always fall in love with somebody on the stage. And want to have sex with them. – Ewan McGregor

110075. At school there was no acting to be had other than school plays which I did now and again. – Ewan McGregor

110076. Conservative’s the last thing I am. – Ewan McGregor

110077. From there I did a one year theatre acting course in Fife, and then three years of drama school in London. – Ewan McGregor

110078. I certainly have no plans to leave London. It’s a great town. – Ewan McGregor

110079. I got married because I fell in love with this woman. I had a baby with her because we wanted to have children. But that’s not because of some philosophical ideal at all, no. – Ewan McGregor

110080. I’ve played in pipe bands in Scotland, and I’ve always played guitars and drums and stuff. – Ewan McGregor

110081. Then I left school at 16 and worked in Perth Repertory Theatre, which was quite nearby where I lived. And I worked there for about six or seven months, as part of the stage crew. – Ewan McGregor

110082. The other two things are… well, I had a huge appetite for old black and white movies on BBC 2. At the weekends they used to run matinees, and the more romantic the better. – Ewan McGregor

110083. So, no, I’m not trying to crack into Hollywood, although I’ll make films there if they’re good scripts. – Ewan McGregor

110084. Once you’ve agreed the script, you must be willing to go as far as it needs to go on set. – Ewan McGregor

110085. No, no I’m not, no, but I just think… when people are naked it tells you a lot about their relationships. – Ewan McGregor

110086. Mainly I was able to perform with music – I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off. – Ewan McGregor

110087. It’s not my job to try and alter the director’s style – he’s in charge, and I’ll always give him my trust. – Ewan McGregor

110088. Ultimately, you have to not worry about people thinking you should have played him differently. You’re the one playing the part so it has to be yours. – Ewan McGregor

110089. If you’re suddenly doing something you don’t want to do for four years, just so you’ve got something to fall back on, by the time you come out you don’t have that 16-year-old drive any more and you’ll spend your life doing something you never wanted to do in the first place. – Ewan McGregor

110090. I’ve never been one who agonizes over my work. – Ewan McGregor

110091. I left it for seven years before going back on stage. I know now not to leave it so long. – Ewan McGregor

110092. I’ve done nudity in lots of things before. It’s something that’s never particularly bothered me. – Ewan McGregor

110093. I left halfway through my third year to start Lipstick On Your Collar, which was the first thing I ever did. – Ewan McGregor

110094. I’m not a guy who takes films for strong political messages. – Ewan McGregor

110095. I’m just looking for that moment to drop my Jedi knickers and pull out my real light saber. – Ewan McGregor

110096. I’m just into making quality stuff if I can, with interesting people and good scripts. But it’s very important that it’s about something and that it says something. Otherwise, I don’t know what the point is, really. – Ewan McGregor

110097. I’m fiercely proud to be Scottish. – Ewan McGregor

110098. I was nine years old when I made up my mind that that was what I definitely wanted to do. – Ewan McGregor

110099. It’s important, that spirit of youth, and when you’re 16 that can get you kickstarted. – Ewan McGregor

110100. I love acting and don’t find it to be very hard. I recognize when I’ve nailed it, and I can be very proud of myself. – Ewan McGregor

110101. I never imagined it wouldn’t work out for me. I had that absolute certainty in myself that has seen me through, I think, and my parents were absolutely behind me all the way. – Ewan McGregor

110102. I played music all through school and I kind of performed that way. – Ewan McGregor

110103. I really want to play Princess Leia. Stick some big pastries on my head. Now that would be interesting. – Ewan McGregor

110104. I remember in Shallow Grave I remember a few times when we’d only have to do one take. But when you did have to do more than one, you’d build on the one you’d done. – Ewan McGregor

110105. I’m sure it’s not great fun for them, or for any parent, when their child says they want to be an actor, ‘cos it’s quite an uncertain business and it can be terribly hard for most actors. – Ewan McGregor

110106. Haldeman is the only man in America in this generation who let his hair grow for a courtroom appearance. – Mary McGrory

110107. Baseball is what we were, and football is what we have become. – Mary McGrory

110108. Well, I see myself in the same business but a lot more successful and doing more movies maybe behind the camera. I plan to do some growing in this industry and take it as far as I can. – Matthew McGrory

110109. I would love to do a comedy spoof, like a Spinal Tap kind of thing. – Matthew McGrory

110110. Yes, for my undergrad I majored in Criminal Justice and minored in Political Science and English. – Matthew McGrory

110111. Yeah, I did a cameo in an upcoming movie called Constantine. – Matthew McGrory

110112. There are a lot of things you can do with a law degree background, but I just didn’t have a passion for it. – Matthew McGrory

110113. Actually, that’s one of the things I was thinking about writing a story about me, loosely based or autobiographical. I just don’t want to be like some people that are in their twenties and writing autobiographies. – Matthew McGrory

110114. I thought I wanted to be a lawyer and was going through this growth phase. – Matthew McGrory

110115. I think for something like law or medicine you really have to love it and I didn’t love it. – Matthew McGrory

110116. I just like to take it as it comes, go where the wind blows me. I’m not going to plan. – Matthew McGrory

110117. Yeah, what happened was Universal wanted one of the characters to be nice so they chose me so there was a scene where the girl was tied to the bed and I let her go. – Matthew McGrory

110118. Basically, right before college I got into the Guinness book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots, just little things and found I really liked it. – Matthew McGrory

110119. The Dead was cool, It’s a great horror story. I went to the casting director of this movie and talked to him, then they called my agent and had me come in and read for it and they wanted to use me. – Matthew McGrory

110120. I’d love to work on a script in collaboration. – Matthew McGrory

110121. I’ve done all of them except for Oprah. My shoes were on Oprah but they ran out of time so I wasn’t on. I left my shoes in Chicago so they could put them on the show. – Matthew McGrory

110122. It was weird because I’d only been in L.A. for about six months and I had my first feature. – Matthew McGrory

110123. Short films don’t go too far. – Matthew McGrory

110124. Hmm mmm I mean, work is work, I’ll take whatever work I can get. – Matthew McGrory

110125. You know, Democratic and Republican administrations alike have supported individuals and regimes that have slaughtered millions across the globe. And they need to be held accountable for that. – Aaron McGruder

110126. When the news wants to tell you something is important, they put dramatic theme music behind it. They scare you into watching the story. – Aaron McGruder

110127. You know, every time a summer movie comes out, people think they’re gonna get rich off of the merchandise. – Aaron McGruder

110128. I’m not a Democrat. – Aaron McGruder

110129. We have, essentially, a worthless democracy. – Aaron McGruder

110130. We have to confront the very scary fact that the president is a moron. He’s really dumb. – Aaron McGruder

110131. There’s some new evidence that has just come out about the CIA planning terrorist attacks on U.S. soil in the ’60s and how they were going to set up Castro for it in order to get America behind a war in Cuba. – Aaron McGruder

110132. The American people have no control over what the military does. We have no say in American foreign policy. – Aaron McGruder

110133. I want the news delivered unbiased. I thought that was the whole point with journalism. – Aaron McGruder

110134. I don’t want the news to be patriotic. I don’t want to see flags on the lapels of the anchors. I don’t want any of that. – Aaron McGruder

110135. I cannot be made into the commentator for the unspoken black masses. – Aaron McGruder

110136. Anyone with a gun can go out and commit an act of terrorism, even without a political affiliation. – Aaron McGruder

110137. And I’m not so in love with making people mad that I want to live my life around it. – Aaron McGruder

110138. One, I push my deadlines closer than anybody else, or let’s say it this way: I’m really late. – Aaron McGruder

110139. Once you give up rights, they’re not going to give them back. – Aaron McGruder

110140. It is not the size of the dog in the fight that counts, but the size of the fight in the dog. – Barry McGuigan

110141. But in my imagination this whole thing developed and I started mixing up old folk songs with the Beatles beat and taking them down to Greenwich Village and playing them for the people there. – Roger McGuinn

110142. Yes, basically, like you said, I’ll work out a chord pattern and work out the lyrics over that. – Roger McGuinn

110143. Well, I guess that early 12 string. The first Martin I bought. I bought it around 1957 with money I earned as a janitor assistant. I bought brand new. I still have that. – Roger McGuinn

110144. The first 12-string guitar I bought was probably around 1957. – Roger McGuinn

110145. That’s my favorite subject because it really levels the playing field for artists these days. You don’t have to sell out to the record company. You don’t have to get a five hundred thousand dollars, or whatever, and pay them back for the rest of your life to record a record. – Roger Mcguinn

110146. Once I’ve written a song, I sometimes refine them. – Roger McGuinn

110147. Now, you can just get a laptop, get some software, put a microphone on it and make a record. You have to know how to do it. It does help if you’ve had 35 or 40 years of experience in the studio. But, it still levels the playing field so artists can record their own stuff. – Roger McGuinn

110148. Leadbelly’s guitar is in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame. – Roger McGuinn

110149. I play a couple basic folks songs and break them down. I did that on a six string. I can’t recall all the songs on it. There’s some finger picking on it. – Roger McGuinn

110150. I always got a kick out of it when they called it the California Sound because it really came out of Liverpool and Greenwich Village. – Roger McGuinn

110151. I don’t really collect guitars. – Roger McGuinn

110152. Let everyone leave all the guns – British guns and Irish guns – outside the door. – Martin McGuinness

110153. If the British government is prepared to say that the Unionists will not have a veto over British government policy and that guns, vetoes and injustices will all be left outside the door, then there is no good reason why talks cannot take place in an appropriate atmosphere. – Martin McGuinness

110154. Let us walk into the conference room as equals and not second class citizens. – Martin McGuinness

110155. Our ability to make a decision about the declaration is hampered by the British government being reluctant to give us the clarification which we require. – Martin McGuinness

110156. Sinn Fein is the fastest growing party on the island of Ireland. – Martin McGuinness

110157. That’s healthy and good for us that there are people who are prepared to question what we are doing. – Martin McGuinness

110158. The British government says that for Sinn Fein to be involved in talks the guns must be left at the door. – Martin McGuinness

110159. The fact is that a car used by Gerry Adams and myself during the course of the Mitchell review was bugged by elements within British military intelligence. – Martin McGuinness

110160. The most important thing to say is that Sinn Fein isn’t going back to anything. We are a party on the move. – Martin McGuinness

110161. Well I think it has always been a mistake to reduce the peace process in Ireland to a decommissioning process. – Martin McGuinness

110162. In fact, I would defend to the death their right to express a different point of view. – Martin McGuinness

110163. Let’s leave beside them in another pile all the injustices which exist in the northern state. – Martin McGuinness

110164. I haven’t done anything that I’m ashamed of. – Martin McGuinness

110165. Along with that ongoing process Sinn Fein took a decision to establish a peace commission which had the responsibility to travel around the country to receive submissions from the general public, also our opponents. – Martin McGuinness

110166. But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans support the Sinn Fein leadership. – Martin McGuinness

110167. I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated. – Al McGuire

110168. When I was losing, they called me nuts. When I was winning they called me eccentric. – Al McGuire

110169. When a guy takes off his coat, he’s not going to fight. When a guy takes off his wristwatch, watch out! – Al McGuire

110170. The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets. – Al McGuire

110171. I think the world is run by ‘C’ students. – Al McGuire

110172. I don’t know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes. – Al McGuire

110173. Remember, half the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class. – Al McGuire

110174. Winning is overrated. The only time it is really important is in surgery and war. – Al McGuire

110175. So gradually, and then I had an Italian roadster that I built, it took me five years to build it, it was stolen from me and stripped. I said, well maybe we should have another where we shouldn’t steal from each other. – Barry McGuire

110176. That’s why I had to leave Hair on Broadway, because I did it for about a year, and one night I was doing the show, and I realized, well, this is not real. I told the director. He says, man, it was a killer show tonight. – Barry McGuire

110177. The big turning point, really, was the Beatles’ influence on American folk music, and then Roger took it to the next step, and then along came the Lovin’ Spoonful and everybody else. – Barry McGuire

110178. There was a report that used to come out back in those days, I don’t know if it was the Gavin Report or something like that. And they said, no matter what McGuire comes out with next, we’re not gonna play it. – Barry McGuire

110179. There’s only one drummer. We all travel to his beat. Well, I couldn’t sing his song. Because for me, it wasn’t a truthful statement. Well, Linda sang it, and it was a monster for her. – Barry McGuire

110180. My buddies worked with me for weeks, and I went up to take my test, and started crying because I couldn’t remember the words. I can remember songs. If you put it to a melody, I would have sung it to ’em in a minute. – Barry McGuire

110181. When I wrote “Green, Green,” it was like a really a statement of where I was at philosophically in my life. – Barry McGuire

110182. I know great songwriters. Fred Neil would come up when he was in L.A., we all used to hang out. He would sit there and sing, and we would just melt. I mean, we would go to his recording sessions. – Barry McGuire

110183. You know, the music business is like the Lotto. Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit, and sometimes they don’t. There’s just no rhyme or reason. – Barry McGuire

110184. To have a songwriter that wrote so specifically what I felt to be true… I’ve never been much of an actor either. If something is real for me, then I can do it. – Barry McGuire

110185. Marches alone won’t bring integration when human respect is disintegratin’ – Barry McGuire

110186. It was really fun. Well, Bobby was just basically a folk singer. He didn’t play with any bands or anything, like all the rest of us. Just played his guitar and sang his songs. – Barry McGuire

110187. If you listen to the left track on their album, if you get The Best of the Mamas and Papas, you listen to the left track, you can still hear a little bit of my voice. My son discovered that once. – Barry McGuire

110188. I remember we woke up one morning at Denny’s house and John Phillips called. He said, you guys okay? We said, yeah, what’s wrong, what’s going on? He said, well, everybody’s dead over at Sharon’s house at Terry Melcher’s place. – Barry McGuire

110189. I did about a 100 concerts this year. All over the United States. We’re cutting back next year to about 40. We generate money for an organization called Mercy Corps. – Barry McGuire

110190. Hate your next-door neighbor, but don’t forget to say grace. – Barry McGuire

110191. And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other. Which destroyed thousands of us. I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle. – Barry McGuire

110192. Ah, you may leave here, for four days in space, but when you return, it’s the same old place. – Barry McGuire

110193. And a friend of mine in the Christys, we used to sit up at night and talk and read and wonder if reincarnation, and if it wasn’t reality, what would happen to the human spirit when the body dies? Is there an afterlife? Just questions like that. – Barry McGuire

110194. I was very laced with drugs myself, but Fred seemed to be even more so than me. That might have had something to do with it. That might have had something to do with nobody wanting to play my records, too, I don’t know. – Barry McGuire

110195. But times changed, and I changed, and I didn’t feel that way anymore. The Beatles were happening. I think that was probably the main thing. The Beatles just changed the whole world of music. – Barry McGuire

110196. I took it all for granted, I’m sorry to say. – Dorothy McGuire

110197. To this day, I don’t know what shapes a Hollywood career. – Dorothy McGuire

110198. When I first read the script, I realized that Katie would have to be played as a rather down-to-earth person. – Dorothy McGuire

110199. I had such extraordinary breaks from the moment I entered the theater. – Dorothy McGuire

110200. In this country, when you finish second, no one knows your name. – Frank McGuire

110201. I’m not here to discuss the past… I’m here to be positive. – Mark McGwire

110202. Wouldn’t it be great if we just ended up tied? I think it would be beautiful. – Mark McGwire

110203. What a perfect way to end the home stand, by hitting sixty-two for the city of St. Louis and all the fans. I truly wanted to do it here and I did. Thank you St. Louis. – Mark McGwire

110204. This is a great thing that’s happening in baseball. We don’t know if it will ever happen again. – Mark McGwire

110205. Only sixteen players have hit fifty or more homers in a season. To me, that’s a very special milestone. – Mark McGwire

110206. I’ve been thinking about the record since I reached the fifty plateau. But you think about it and then you let it go because you can’t waste many brain cells on hours thinking about it. – Mark McGwire

110207. I wish that every player could feel what I’ve felt in visiting ballparks. The receptions I’ve received, it’s blown me away. It’s absolutely remarkable. – Mark McGwire

110208. I think it puts baseball back on the map as a sport. It’s America’s pastime and just look at everyone coming out to the ballpark. It has been an exciting year. – Mark McGwire

110209. I tell you what, I was so shocked because I didn’t think the ball had enough to get out. It’s an absolutely incredible feeling. I can honestly say I did it. – Mark McGwire

110210. I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn’t mean I’m going to get a hit every game, but that’s one of the reasons I’ve come a long way as a hitter. – Mark McGwire

110211. I sort of missed one big thing, to touch first base. I hope I didn’t act foolish, but this is history. – Mark McGwire

110212. I know it’s tough. Everybody in baseball knows its tough. I’m just going to give it my best shot. – Mark McGwire

110213. I don’t know if I want to break my own record. I think I would rather leave it as it is. – Mark McGwire

110214. Do you want to know the truth, or see me hit a few dingers? – Mark McGwire

110215. I touched Roger’s bat and held it to my heart. My bat will lie next to his. I’m damn proud of that. – Mark McGwire

110216. Once and for all, I did not use steroids or any other illegal substance. – Mark McGwire

110217. Follow what your head is telling you and work hard. That’s the big secret. – Joel McHale

110218. Yes, I would say my comedy is grunge, evidenced by the fact my jokes have put an end to big-hair glam comedy. – Joel McHale

110219. Once you’ve been booked, people in Hollywood say, ‘Oh he must be good.’ All the while you’re the same actor. – Joel McHale

110220. My goal and my career is definitely not to be famous. That’s a really horrible goal, just to be famous for the sake of having fame. – Joel McHale

110221. Joel McHale is so money, he should be printed on money. – Joel McHale

110222. It’s important to have the right agent – people that are working hard for you. But an actor needs to be in control of their career no matter how good the representation is. – Joel McHale

110223. It’s an awesome thing to be flung out onto the stage twice a weekend in front of 250 people, and you have to make it up as you go along. – Joel McHale

110224. In prison, inmates sometimes use Cheetos and grape juice as makeup. I wouldn’t use that beauty regimen around Britney Spears – she might lick your face off! – Joel McHale

110225. I don’t think the NFL had the slightest intention of taking me, except as maybe a water boy. – Joel McHale

110226. You have to have talent. You have to get the audition and then you have to nail the audition. – Joel McHale

110227. If you have a dream, just lie about it. Lie your way unto your dreams. – Joel McHale

110228. Public utility pleads most forcibly for the general distribution of the Holy Scriptures. – James McHenry

110229. In vain, without the Bible, we increase penal laws and draw entrenchments around our institutions. – James McHenry

110230. Bibles are strong entrenchments. Where they abound, men cannot pursue wicked courses, and at the same time enjoy quiet conscience. – James McHenry

110231. I got into the race and people literally laughed. They thought I had no chance of winning. – Patrick McHenry

110232. I think we need to start with Philadelphia and make sure that we actually get some election reform in Philadelphia. Actually, a recent election was thrown out by a federal judge because of corruption with the voting process in Philadelphia. – Patrick McHenry

110233. If you stop one terror attack in the U.S., it may be connected to multiple other plots out there that are connected. If you reveal that you stopped one plot, it may tip our hand. – Patrick McHenry

110234. We also very importantly recommend continued growth in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength. – John M. McHugh

110235. The bottom line is, winter navigation on the Seaway is a bad idea. – John M. McHugh

110236. The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process – securing polling sites and providing security – that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever. – John M. McHugh

110237. The more we focus on using renewable fuels, the less we are dependent upon foreign oil. – John M. McHugh

110238. The study also included the disturbing revelation that most of the troops who reported having mental health problems also reported that they did not seek or did not receive care for their problems. – John M. McHugh

110239. This election is a critical step in that overall plan – transforming the Iraqi government into a fully constitutional one, able to secure its own borders and ensure the safety of its citizens. – John M. McHugh

110240. Unlike then, the mail stream of today has diminished by such things as e-mails and faxes and cell phones and text messages, largely electronic means of communication that replace mail. – John M. McHugh

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110241. One in seven Americans lives without health insurance, and that’s a truly staggering figure. – John M. McHugh

110242. We are particularly interested in the mental health programs and policies that support our troops and their families before, during, and after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan. – John M. McHugh

110243. We have already seen evidence that, notwithstanding the addition of substantial resources, we are experiencing great stress in recruiting and not inconsequential retention problems. – John M. McHugh

110244. We have closely monitored the ups and downs of recruiting and retention trends for many years and have been quick to sound the alarm when challenges came into view. – John M. McHugh

110245. Throughout the history of our young nation, we have seen our military go bravely into battle, armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice. – John M. McHugh

110246. One only has to look at the performance of the economy to understand how it shapes the perspective of America’s youth about military service. – John M. McHugh

110247. My hope is that we continue to do an even better job in terms of our nation’s energy policy, so that we may even further reduce our reliance on foreign sources of oil and take better care of our environment in the process. – John M. McHugh

110248. Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls, voting in their first free election in more than 50 years. – John M. McHugh

110249. In the Armed Services Committee, we endeavored to put forth proposals that would help alleviate some of that stress, both for the troops and for their families. – John M. McHugh

110250. In providing this $5,000 tax credit for those purchasing rural homes, we’re offering an important incentive to encourage people to live in smaller communities – and perhaps even stay in a community they might be considering leaving. – John M. McHugh

110251. For the freedoms our founding fathers not only dreamed about, but made into reality. It is that same pursuit of freedom today that is helping to make our world a safer place. – John M. McHugh

110252. But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate. – John M. McHugh

110253. As one of the voices of rural New Yorkers in Congress, I am committed to supporting efforts such as these that will make a real impact in people’s lives. – John M. McHugh

110254. As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation’s wars. – John M. McHugh

110255. Aquatic invasive species are destroying the environment, damaging fisheries, and costing American taxpayers billions of dollars annually. – John M. McHugh

110256. With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training. – John M. McHugh

110257. Postal service of today is far removed from that of 30 years ago when reform was last enacted. – John M. McHugh

110258. Americans have an expectation that the Postal Service will abide by its well-known, although unofficial, motto – a commitment to deliver. – John McHugh

110259. Now that this legislation has passed the House, I look forward to the vote in the Senate that will bring us to Conference, where we can resolve any outstanding issues and make this postal reform reality – for the Postal Service and for all Americans. – John McHugh

110260. Since far fewer people are recruited to serve in a voluntary military, the connection between America and its military is increasingly tenuous and less personal. – John McHugh

110261. As long as we’re dependent on those fossil fuels, we’re dependent on the Middle East. If we are not victims, we’re certainly captives. – John McHugh

110262. Who thinks the law has anything to do with justice? It’s what we have because we can’t have justice. – William McIlvanney

110263. Good lies need a leavening of truth to make them palatable. – William McIlvanney

110264. The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual. – Millicent Carey McIntosh

110265. There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you. – Millicent Carey McIntosh

110266. Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism. – Claude McKay

110267. If a man is not faithful to his own individuality, he cannot be loyal to anything. – Claude McKay

110268. Nations, like plants and human beings, grow. And if the development is thwarted they are dwarfed and overshadowed. – Claude McKay

110269. Upon the clothes behind the tenement, That hang like ghosts suspended from the lines, Linking each flat, but to each indifferent, Incongruous and strange the moonlight shines. – Claude McKay

110270. Into the soul of every student I would have instilled the patriotic fervor of Patrick Henry. – David O. McKay

110271. What you think about when you don’t have to think, shows what you really are. – David O. McKay

110272. There is a crying need today to have this truth heralded throughout the land that youth especially may appreciate and hold the freedom of the individual as sacred as did our revolutionary fathers. – David O. McKay

110273. The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity. – David O. McKay

110274. Only to the extent that men desire peace and brotherhood can the world be made better. No peace even though temporarily obtained, will be permanent, whether to individuals or nations, unless it is built upon the solid foundation of eternal principles. – David O. McKay

110275. Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success! – David O. McKay

110276. Happiness and peace will come to earth only as the light of love and human compassion enter the souls of men. – David O. McKay

110277. Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give. – David O. McKay

110278. Do your duty, that is best; leave unto the Lord the rest. – David O. McKay

110279. As precious as life itself is our heritage of individual freedom, for man’s free agency is a God-given gift. – David O. McKay

110280. Men may yearn for peace, cry for peace, and work for peace, but there will be no peace until they follow the path pointed out by the Living Christ. He is the true light of men’s lives. – David O. McKay

110281. Write in a disciplined manner, but write in a way that is natural to the individual’s thought processes. – Donald McKay

110282. I do not write by any set time schedule. I realize there are many writers who follow a daily regime where they arise at 6:00 a.m., do some sort of exercise, eat breakfast and then sit down and produce words for a three to four hour period. – Donald McKay

110283. I write when the urge hits me, getting the words down as fast as I can type and then I step back from what I just wrote and start a dialectical process where I begin challenging my own writing. – Donald McKay

110284. I’ve been a writer for 42 years and, yes, it is a full time job for me. Not a hobby, but serious work. – Donald McKay

110285. My first novel took 12 years to complete because life got in my way. – Donald McKay

110286. To come up with the ending to a story and then work backwards is like tying your shoe with one hand only. – Donald McKay

110287. Kids – in a really good way – can talk about their differences without the baggage that adults have. – Jim McKay

110288. Working on the film really made me confront my opinions about change and gentrification. – Jim McKay

110289. When you make work, your goal might not be first and foremost to have as many people as possible see it, but it might be more about honing your craft as a storyteller or making art, but, there’s no doubt about it, you want lots of people to see it. – Jim McKay

110290. Well, this is the second time I’ve done New Directors. – Jim McKay

110291. Toward the end of school I started watching movies. Got a job in a movie theater in Brookline, Massachusetts. – Jim McKay

110292. This thing that Colin Powell’s son is expected to do is kind of scary when you think that television and radio and newspapers are what make people think what they think. – Jim McKay

110293. There are a lot of people who like to think they don’t have prejudices and that they’re open people, and yet, we all have that in ourselves, oftentimes against people of our own race or our own gender or whatever. – Jim McKay

110294. So, when you see a kid with ratty jeans on, wearing sneakers that aren’t clean, you know they’re in a certain place economically. I was interested in that experience. – Jim McKay

110295. Right now the thing that I have learned the most is to be grateful that I have finally gotten to a point where I am being paid to make films, after eight years. – Jim McKay

110296. One day I had an idea for a movie. Everything came after that. – Jim McKay

110297. On one hand, as a filmmaker, I don’t want to make a movie with guns everywhere. – Jim McKay

110298. But what I did think would be interesting is if we created a fictitious story of our own, and then took these stories that we had collected and assigned them to characters who would be played by actors. – Jim McKay

110299. Kids who have no money are still figuring out a way – somehow – to dress nicely. – Jim McKay

110300. Dick Enberg is still around and still being as good as he ever was. – Jim McKay

110301. Initially, it was about kids at the bottom rung of the social ladder, due to their looks and their class background. But they’re also outsiders in terms of their peer group. – Jim McKay

110302. If you’re a kid who’s not necessarily attractive, and you don’t have money, and you’re not hip and cool, chances are you’re not going to feel good about yourself and want to be an actor. – Jim McKay

110303. I was the first voice of Baltimore television in 1947. – Jim McKay

110304. I think there are some very evil things about gentrification. – Jim McKay

110305. I think Bob Costas is terrific. He’s so knowledgeable. He can talk about any subject, not just sports. – Jim McKay

110306. I studied secondary education. – Jim McKay

110307. I still haven’t figured out how to have fun on a shoot. – Jim McKay

110308. I am playing with the assumptions that we have in our everyday life when we are tripped up or fooled and we learn something, that makes things exciting – I am having fun with that stuff, but you have to manage it so it doesn’t get too cute, that’s what I trying to work toward. – Jim McKay

110309. Here were these college kids beating the Soviets and going on to the Olympic Gold Medal. To me, that’s the greatest upset of all time in any sport that I can think of. – Jim McKay

110310. How you define yourself is a major issue for young people and adults alike. – Jim McKay

110311. Of course the Munich tragedy was the biggest event in my career and the most terrible. – Jim McKay

110312. I like the way Wiseman builds a story in an unconventional way. – Jim McKay

110313. I’m all over the place. As you may have seen from the credits, I write with everybody. – Michael McKean

110314. You know, I think it’s one of those cases where the situation really does dictate your level of ridicule. – Michael McKean

110315. When we can figure out a way to really tour and make a profit, then we’ll do it again. – Michael McKean

110316. They were kind of like little Stephen King stories… but these go back many hundreds of years. – Michael McKean

110317. The process depends on the situation, and I don’t think there are any two songs that have gone exactly the same way… well, actually, that’s not true. – Michael McKean

110318. That’s a job that it makes a few friendships, but it probably breaks more. – Michael McKean

110319. Sometimes we drop in and do an acoustic set somewhere, and that’s really fun to take all these insanely loud songs, and to do them quiet. It’s really a sight to see… or to hear! – Michael McKean

110320. I’m kind of the town pump. I think I have a pretty good ear for what sounds good in this style. – Michael McKean

110321. I think you have everyone kind of pulling on the same end of the rope. It’s not like you’re Robin Williams and everyone else is a deaf mute. It’s like – there’s plenty of help. – Michael McKean

110322. I made some friends who are still friends, and this is the city of my birth. I love living here when there’s a reason to, other than just moving here. I still don’t like the winters here, but it’s an amazing city and I love it. – Michael McKean

110323. Even when there are banalities, they’re usually kind of benign banalities. – Michael McKean

110324. Some people stay in the academic world just to avoid becoming self-aware. You can quote me on that. – Michael McKean

110325. When you do a lot of acting your entire life, you see the entire set from one point of view. To have a chance to step back and pull it all together is really exciting. You want to do it all; you want to have a hand in everything. – Danica McKellar

110326. I tend to discourage people from calling me ‘Sir Ian,’ because I don’t like being separated out from the rest of the population. Of course, it can be useful if you’re writing an official letter, like trying to get a visa or something passed through Parliament. They’re impressed by these things. – Ian McKellen

110327. I headed out to have a breather at the stage door, dressed in my tramp costume. I had my bowler hat between my feet and there were passers-by, and one of them turned back and said, ‘Do you need help, brother?’ And $1 fell into my hat! – Ian McKellen

110328. Macbeth is a very popular play with audiences. If you want to sell out a theater, just mount a production of Macbeth. It’s a short play, it’s an exciting play, it’s easy to understand, and it attracts great acting. – Ian McKellen

110329. It’s only fair that stable gay relationships of long standing should have the same rights and responsibilities as married couples. I know the image of gay marriage is to some people horrific and ludicrous. – Ian Mckellen

110330. It was wrongly assumed that I wished to become some sort of leader among gay activists, whereas in reality I was happier to be a foot soldier. – Ian Mckellen

110331. If you’ve got Mystique as your girlfriend the fun you could have in bed – I’ve just imagined X-Men 3 might open with me in bed with Patrick Stewart. – Ian Mckellen

110332. If I was on a march at the moment I would be saying to everyone: ‘Be honest with each other. Admit there are limitless possibilities in relationships, and love as many people as you can in whatever way you want, and get rid of your inhibitions, and we’ll all be happy. – Ian Mckellen

110333. So it’s joyful to me, in my 71st year, to be able to be in a play that is absolutely right for my age and my experience, and that is a popular success. What more could you ask as an actor? – Ian McKellen

110334. I think the point to be understood is that we’re all different. I’ve never been a fan of theories of acting. I didn’t go to drama school, so I was never put through a training that was limited by someone saying, ‘This is the way you should act.’ – Ian Mckellen

110335. That was the big effect Lord of the Rings had on me. It was discovering New Zealand. And even more precious were the people- not at all like the Australians. – Ian Mckellen

110336. I don’t make much distinction between being a stand-up comic and acting Shakespeare – in fact, unless you’re a good comedian, you’re never going to be able to play Hamlet properly. – Ian Mckellen

110337. I can’t take on all the worries of the world, you know. I can only talk about being gay and being an actor. I’ll have to leave those other battles to somebody else. – Ian McKellen

110338. Godot is whatever it is in life that you are waiting for: ‘I’m waiting to win the lottery. I’m waiting to fall in love’. For me, as a child, it was Christmas. At least that eventually came. – Ian McKellen

110339. Before acting, I wanted to become a journalist. I also toyed with the idea of being a chef – but that’s only when people asked me what I wanted to be. In fact, I always used to say I wanted to be an actor, but I didn’t ever believe that I was good enough to be come one. – Ian Mckellen

110340. Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality, and discovering the character you’re playing through your own experience – so we’re all different. – Ian Mckellen

110341. I was brought up in industrial south Lancashire, down the cobbled road from where LS Lowry (1887-1976) lived and painted. – Ian McKellen

110342. The thing you notice here after America is how refreshingly ordinary people look because they haven’t had their chin wrapped around the back of their ears. – Ian Mckellen

110343. There are not many things in my life I can be absolutely proud of or certain I got right, but one of them is that I’ve got better as an actor. I’ve learnt how to do it. And I still have enough energy to do it. – Ian McKellen

110344. There’s no sex in Middle Earth. – Ian McKellen

110345. Try and understand what part you have to play in the world in which you live. There’s more to life than you know and it’s all happening out there. Discover what part you can play and then go for it. – Ian Mckellen

110346. When we’d suggested doing it, the Theatre Royal management had said, ‘Nobody wants to see Waiting for Godot.’ As it happened, every single ticket was booked for every single performance, and this confirmation that our judgment was right was sweet. Audiences came to us from all over the world. It was amazing. – Ian McKellen

110347. When you were on stage, you could be absolutely open about your emotions and indulge them and express yourself in a way that – in real life – I wasn’t doing. – Ian Mckellen

110348. You always think that 70 is the end of the road: ‘Somebody died when they were 73; good life’. You’re closer to death, and you better make sure you don’t waste too much of your time doing things you don’t want to do. No point in saying things you don’t believe in. – Ian McKellen

110349. Personally, coming out was one of the most important things I’ve ever done, lifting from my shoulders the millstone of lies that I hadn’t even realized I was carrying. – Ian Mckellen

110350. The payment of taxes is an obvious and insistent duty, and its sanction is usually punitive. – Joseph McKenna

110351. I am afraid that the ordinary citizen will not like to be told that the banks can and do create and destroy money. And they who control the credit of a nation direct the policy of governments, and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people. – Richard McKenna

110352. Being dead is being weak and walled off. – Richard McKenna

110353. You can’t just plain die. You got to do it by the book. – Richard McKenna

110354. We are so much the victims of abstraction that with the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to wander across the room and look at the thermostat. – Terence McKenna

110355. Animals are something invented by plants to move seeds around. An extremely yang solution to a peculiar problem which they faced. – Terence McKenna

110356. Sometimes those fears creep into the back of your head, but then you slap yourself and think, ‘Oh, woe is me! People actually like me.’ What a silly thing to worry about. This is a huge opportunity, and I’m excited. – Ben McKenzie

110357. It’s against type in the sense of my background, but it’s with type in the sense that I am a loner who’s new to this business and sceptical about a lot of it. – Ben McKenzie

110358. It’s a Fox thing, the bad-boy image. They’re trying to type me out. There are worse things in life, you know. I’m just really excited about the opportunity. – Ben McKenzie

110359. I’ve always been kind of a loner. Continue to be. – Ben McKenzie

110360. I had one year of struggle. My parents were always there, but I didn’t want to rely on them. Now it’s moving pretty fast. I’m not rich, but obviously this is fantastic. All I know to do with money is put it in a shoebox anyway. – Ben McKenzie

110361. No matter how many helicopters there are, when it comes down to it there is the camera and you. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110362. You have to have a lifestyle if you live in LA, otherwise it’s deadly. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110363. It’s just so fragile. The growing sense of ‘Oh, God, what am I doing? Am I any good? Will I ever work again?’ All those questions of self doubt, they do creep in. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110364. We blush very, very easily, and we get terrified of audiences. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110365. I can’t do theatre in the US,’ she says, ‘because I don’t have a green card. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110366. You don’t choose. I just go where the work is. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110367. Everybody is just at the start of this huge process of trying to unravel what’s going on with the 4,400, where they’ve been and why they’re back and what they’re trying to do with us in the present. And we’re trying to work out what messages they’re sending us. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110368. And the reason for that I think is that in Australia our films don’t get the exposure, so the process is foremost. But anyway, I love being part of the team and hate being stuck in a corner somewhere. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110369. That’s a curious paradox that I don’t think a lot of people out there know; that you get really scared before you go on. You come out in a nervous rash, and it’s not like you actually love getting up there and showing off. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110370. I was spooked when I first got the role, as I was afraid I wouldn’t have the companionship I need on a shoot, because I’m so into the process itself, not so much the end product. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110371. I love being part of the team. – Jacqueline McKenzie

110372. It was hysterical going to work. I would just walk in and think, ‘What in hell? Am I here? What’s going on? I’m going to wake up in a minute. I’m in a dream.’ – Jacqueline McKenzie

110373. One person I’ve always wanted to work with who would be an amazing guest star would be James Earl Jones. – Nancy McKeon

110374. Normally I don’t watch myself, because I’m not very objective. – Nancy McKeon

110375. I’d never played a cop before, and this particular role with what she is going thru, especially during the first season, covering her alcoholism to her on the job performance, was a great opportunity for me as an actress. – Nancy McKeon

110376. I started working at the age of 2, doing commercials and modeling in New York. – Nancy McKeon

110377. At the moment I really love listening to the Dave Matthews Band. – Nancy McKeon

110378. Actually I’ve never had formal training, I was lucky enough to continue working most of my career and aside from sitting in on a couple of classes, here and there, I basically just use my own instincts. – Nancy McKeon

110379. A police force, wherever they are, is made up of amazing people, and I respect them a great deal. – Nancy McKeon

110380. Personally I had the opportunity to go on several ride alongs with the LA County Sheriff’s Department with some amazing detectives, who were invaluable to me. – Nancy McKeon

110381. If I get an obit in the Times, they will say, of course, known to millions as Rumpole. – Leo McKern

110382. It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree. – Leo McKern

110383. I consider that my best performance ever was as Peer Gynt. – Leo McKern

110384. Remember we are all but travelers here. – Mary McKillop

110385. The most essential thing for us was to get the business model right, then put the world-class technology under it to support it. At Merrill, that meant not doing what people expected. – John McKinley

110386. You want to find a place where, because of your skills, you can make an impact. – John McKinley

110387. We are looking for development partners, people to work alongside us, which will accelerate our actually getting licences, the technology into product, into the markets. – John McKinley

110388. Technology has been, and always will be, my one true passion professionally. – John McKinley

110389. Positioning the brand and regaining trust are all smart things for us to do and those are the litmus tests for any decisions we make. – John McKinley

110390. What people want is a seamless Web experience. – John McKinley

110391. The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation. – William McKinley

110392. I have never been in doubt since I was old enough to think intelligently that I would someday be made president. – William McKinley

110393. Expositions are the timekeepers of progress. – William McKinley

110394. Cuba ought to be free and independent, and the government should be turned over to the Cuban people. – William McKinley

110395. I am a tariff man, standing on a tariff platform. – William McKinley

110396. We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is Manifest Destiny. – William McKinley

110397. Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war. – William McKinley

110398. Our differences are policies; our agreements, principles. – William McKinley

110399. That’s all a man can hope for during his lifetime – to set an example – and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history. – William McKinley

110400. In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest. – William McKinley

110401. The free man cannot be long an ignorant man. – William McKinley

110402. War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed. – William McKinley

110403. It now becomes clear why the Bush Administration has been vigorously opposing congressional hearings. The Bush Administration has been engaged in a conspiracy of silence. – Cynthia McKinney

110404. In November 2000, the Republicans stole from America our most precious right of all: the right to free and fair elections… Now President Bush occupies the White House, but with questionable legitimacy. – Cynthia McKinney

110405. Ever since I came to Congress in 1992, there are those who have been trying to silence my voice. I’ve been told to “sit down and shut up” over and over again. Well, I won’t sit down and I won’t shut up until the full and unvarnished truth is placed before the American people. – Cynthia McKinney

110406. Eight generations of African-Americans are still waiting to achieve their rights – compensation and restitution for the hundreds of years during which they were bought and sold on the market. – Cynthia McKinney

110407. Oh, and Scott, get Mark to play me. He’s the most talented one anyway. – Mark McKinney

110408. And now they are getting married, and I’m still single! What’s wrong with me? – Mark McKinney

110409. What? No one wants my bouquet! Somebody better pick it up! Somebody better pick up my bouquet! – Mark McKinney

110410. Then my uncle would give off the smell of freshly baked bread which I love. – Mark McKinney

110411. The joke newspaper, it says Canada abandons the monarchy. – Mark McKinney

110412. You don’t go dancing in the day. You don’t go golfing in the night. – Mark McKinney

110413. Two stops after I got on, these two unbelievable short people got on, and the way they were looking at me, I could tell. They wanted to bite my ankles! – Mark McKinney

110414. Of course I get drunk, my brain is only the size of a walnut. – Mark McKinney

110415. It is so cold out there, my head nearly fell off. – Mark McKinney

110416. I’m a little thirsty, can I go drink out of your toilet? – Mark McKinney

110417. I’m nutty bunny number two. I love me and I love you. – Mark McKinney

110418. I watch my contemporaries, and they love to live in the studio and I don’t. I have a life. I treat it as a 9-to-5. I try to create something new every day, and then I get on with my life. – Brian McKnight

110419. The guy comes up to the plate, there’s always a chance where he can get a grand slam and everybody forgets about all the times he missed. – Brian McKnight

110420. When it’s your chance to step up to the plate, just hit it out of the park, and everybody will forget about everything that came before. – Brian McKnight

110421. Whenever I fill out the job description I put ‘songwriter,’ never ‘singer’ or ‘artist.’ Singers come and go. – Brian McKnight

110422. Stevie didn’t use the technology to drive the song. He used it to enhance. I use the tools to further my work, I don’t use my work to further the tools. – Brian McKnight

110423. Most of the stuff I learned to play, I learned in high school. I had a band in high school, a jazz-fusion thing, and I was the keyboard player. I was interested in how the instruments worked and the theory behind playing with them. – Brian McKnight

110424. Lionel Richie told me forget about the critics. But if you come back with hit after hit, you don’t have to worry about anything. – Brian McKnight

110425. You can’t listen to what people who aren’t musical have to say. When Anytime was released, I had bad reviews, and at first I was hurt. Your songs are like your children. You don’t want to hear, ‘Your kid is ugly.’ But I knew the record was good and it would sell. – Brian McKnight

110426. It’s just exciting to be part of something that is brand-new. – Brian McKnight

110427. I think they can co-exist. You don’t have to put one down for another. I’ve been bitten by the acting bug, and where it takes me, it won’t take away from the music. – Brian McKnight

110428. I keep these songs in my head until I get behind the microphone. I never spend more than 30 or 40 minutes singing the vocal or it will sound mechanical. There are always mistakes, but it’s about feeling more than being perfect. – Brian McKnight

110429. I don’t care how small the game. I want to win. – Brian McKnight

110430. He knows I rip him off every day. He’s the godfather for me. Nobody can say they aren’t influenced by what Stevie Wonder has done. – Brian McKnight

110431. Every little kid that steps on the court or the field has aspirations to go pro. I think being a pro basketball player is the best job. The thing I had to realize was that I can’t do every dream that I have. – Brian McKnight

110432. Jazz is all about improvisation and it’s about the moment in time, doing it this way now, and you’ll never do it this way twice. I’ve studied the masters. Why would I want to play ball after the guys who sit on a bench? I want to play like Michael Jordan. – Brian McKnight

110433. I was a nerd academically. But I was also an athlete and a musician. I never wanted to be shut out of any situation. I think it was that more than anything. – Brian McKnight

110434. Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it. – Rod McKuen

110435. The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them. – Rod McKuen

110436. Nothing outside of my child is important. – Sarah McLachlan

110437. I’ve always been incredibly lucky that the music that I make, other people like it. – Sarah McLachlan

110438. I don’t tend to question things that much. If it feels right, I go for it. – Sarah McLachlan

110439. I don’t think about what other people want from me. – Sarah McLachlan

110440. I go out on the road for much longer than I probably should and lose more of myself than I should. – Sarah McLachlan

110441. I’ve been so busy I haven’t had a chance to go crazy. I don’t party like I used to. – Sarah McLachlan

110442. If you love large, you’ve got to hurt large. If you’ve got a lot of light, you’ve probably got an equal amount of darkness. – Sarah McLachlan

110443. It’s a big challenge for me to keep my integrity and some of my privacy intact. – Sarah McLachlan

110444. I sort of feel like music saved my life when I was young. This is the one thing that I knew I was good at. – Sarah McLachlan

110445. It’s an amazing luxury to say I’m 31 years old and I’m gonna take a year off. That’s pretty amazing. – Sarah McLachlan

110446. I kind of have a happy magnet. I can’t stand being depressed, so I work my ass off to get out of it as soon as possible. – Sarah McLachlan

110447. People’s ignorance really pisses me off. Stupidity is when you can’t help it-ignorance is when you choose not to understand something. – Sarah McLachlan

110448. The more we take the less we become, the fortune of one man means less for some. – Sarah McLachlan

110449. They are very personal, emotional songs – people react to them very strongly. – Sarah McLachlan

110450. ‘Time after Time’ is one of the best pop songs ever written, in my opinion. It’s an incredible, beautiful, timeless song. – Sarah McLachlan

110451. Time is a beautiful thing. It’s like when you meet an old lover on the street six years later and they don’t look so ugly anymore. – Sarah McLachlan

110452. Trying to force creativity is never good. – Sarah McLachlan

110453. Water is very forgiving. Everything lifts in water. – Sarah McLachlan

110454. We showed the industry that female artists could attract the same audiences as the big male stars. – Sarah McLachlan

110455. We try to create this interesting appearance to make ourselves feel better about ourselves. – Sarah McLachlan

110456. It’s a very romantic sentiment, but to think that you would die if you didn’t write, well, I would definitely choose to not write and live. – Sarah McLachlan

110457. I write music all the time. When I talk about having writer’s block, it’s more to do with lyrics than anything else. – Sarah McLachlan

110458. I think a lot of contemplation happens in bathtubs. It does for me. Nothing like a hot bath to ease the tension and think about what’s going to happen next. – Sarah McLachlan

110459. I’ve heard myself referred to as a quiet superstar, and I don’t quite know what that means. – Sarah McLachlan

110460. I play piano every day. – Sarah McLachlan

110461. I’m really lucky that my record companies have been patient with me and leave me alone and give me the time to make it right in my mind. – Sarah McLachlan

110462. I’m not a media darling. I’m not on the cover of all these magazines. I just quietly do my thing. – Sarah McLachlan

110463. I was a pretty insecure kid, didn’t have a lot of friends, and was picked on a lot, and music gave me confidence. – Sarah McLachlan

110464. I try so hard to live in the moment – I don’t think ahead very much. – Sarah McLachlan

110465. I think often sadness is a great place to get songs from. – Sarah McLachlan

110466. I think I’ve become a much better singer and a much better player. Years and years of playing a couple of hours every day will do that. – Sarah McLachlan

110467. Deadlines are meant to be broken. And I just keep breaking them. – Sarah McLachlan

110468. Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates. – Sarah McLachlan

110469. Don’t kill the golden goose. – Malcolm Mclaren

110470. Rock and roll doesn’t necessarily mean a band. It doesn’t mean a singer, and it doesn’t mean a lyric, really. It’s that question of trying to be immortal. – Malcolm Mclaren

110471. Stealing things is a glorious occupations, particularly in the art world. – Malcolm Mclaren

110472. I was taught that to create anything you had to believe in failure, simply because you had to be prepared to go through an idea without any fear. Failure, you learned, as I did in art school, to be a wonderful thing. It allowed you to get up in the morning and take the pillow off your head. – Malcolm Mclaren

110473. The Pistols were like my work of art. They were my canvas. – Malcolm Mclaren

110474. I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don’t know why that is. I think order is dull. There is something about this kind of desire for order, particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures, that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic, amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can, basically, develop. – Malcolm Mclaren

110475. I don’t know whether it ever comes back to the same thing; it does return to the spirit of a previous period in some way, but it’s different, it’s new. – Norman McLaren

110476. Film is changing, and it can’t help but keep changing. – Norman McLaren

110477. The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note: the more, the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch, the size of the stroke controls the loudness… the tone quality is the most difficult element to control, it is made by the shape of the strokes. – Norman McLaren

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110478. The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made. – Norman McLaren

110479. Take a film of Jacques Tati like Mon Oncle which has something quite new – for me, unique – in it. – Norman McLaren

110480. So people will come along and do new things and sometimes return to the spirit of an earlier age. – Norman McLaren

110481. In any art movement, the art has to move into a new phase – a filmmaker has a desire to make a film that is not like a previous film. – Norman McLaren

110482. Unless it’s done superbly, as in the Japanese film Gate of Hell, color can be a very distracting element. – Norman McLaren

110483. I have tried to preserve in my relationship to the film the same closeness and intimacy that exists between a painter and his canvas. – Norman McLaren

110484. By drawing or exposing two or more patterns on the same bit of film I can create harmony and textual effects. – Norman McLaren

110485. But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality – a consciousness of the human intelligence, the human spirit and that man is a social creature. – Norman McLaren

110486. Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn. – Norman McLaren

110487. And so my militant philosophy is this: to make with a brush on canvas is a simple direct delight-to make with the movie is the same. – Norman McLaren

110488. The process of art evolving is always one which has fascinated me. – Norman McLaren

110489. Well rounded forms gives smooth sounds; sharper or angular forms give harder and harsher sounds. – Norman McLaren

110490. I like black and white films. I don’t exactly know why – probably because there is a stylization which is removed from actual life, unlike a color film. – Norman McLaren

110491. What this White House really needs is a chief of staff who can read Machiavelli in the original Italian. – Mack McLarty

110492. The mathematics of rhythm are universal. They don’t belong to any particular culture. – John McLaughlin

110493. You can have the greatest player in terms of mastering an instrument and you could be yawning your head off when you hear them. So, it’s not what you do, but the way you’re doing it and in the end that’s all that we have. – John McLaughlin

110494. The moment you start to talk about playing music, you destroy music. It cannot be talked about. It can only be played, enjoyed and listened to. – John McLaughlin

110495. Only in spontaneity can we be who we truly are. – John McLaughlin

110496. Interplay and interaction are the integral parts of music – they’re as important as the notes. – John McLaughlin

110497. I find Indian music very funky. I mean it’s very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it’s the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground. – John McLaughlin

110498. I don’t have any message in the music. Music will be fine as long as you take care of yourself. – John McLaughlin

110499. At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic, love is the key element. I really love to play with different musicians who come from different cultural backgrounds. – John McLaughlin

110500. There are two kinds of success. One is musical or artistic and the other is commercial. – John McLaughlin

110501. The head never rules the heart but just becomes its partner in crime. – Michael McLaughlin

110502. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. – Mignon McLaughlin

110503. Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before. – Mignon McLaughlin

110504. It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not. – Mignon McLaughlin

110505. It took man thousands of years to put words down on paper, and his lawyers still wish he wouldn’t. – Mignon McLaughlin

110506. It’s innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn’t. – Mignon McLaughlin

110507. It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change. – Mignon McLaughlin

110508. Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers. – Mignon McLaughlin

110509. In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. – Mignon McLaughlin

110510. Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name. – Mignon McLaughlin

110511. For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance. – Mignon McLaughlin

110512. Likely as not, the child you can do the least with will do the most to make you proud. – Mignon McLaughlin

110513. If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you’d have a hell of a lot of overlapping. – Mignon McLaughlin

110514. If you are brave too often, people will come to expect it of you. – Mignon McLaughlin

110515. If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn’t be so anxious. – Mignon McLaughlin

110516. Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent. – Mignon McLaughlin

110517. Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers. – Mignon McLaughlin

110518. Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense. – Mignon McLaughlin

110519. Courage can’t see around corners but goes around them anyway. – Mignon McLaughlin

110520. Albert Einstein when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want. – Mignon McLaughlin

110521. A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer. – Mignon McLaughlin

110522. I’m glad I don’t have to explain to a man from Mars why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper, and then put them in my mouth. – Mignon McLaughlin

110523. No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved. – Mignon McLaughlin

110524. A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners. – Mignon McLaughlin

110525. There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today. – Mignon McLaughlin

110526. There are a handful of people whom money won’t spoil, and we all count ourselves among them. – Mignon McLaughlin

110527. The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it. – Mignon McLaughlin

110528. The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it. – Mignon McLaughlin

110529. There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later. – Mignon McLaughlin

110530. The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next. – Mignon McLaughlin

110531. The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime. – Mignon McLaughlin

110532. Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers. – Mignon McLaughlin

110533. Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we’re damned if we’re going to show. – Mignon McLaughlin

110534. A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles. – Mignon McLaughlin

110535. No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you’ll see why. – Mignon McLaughlin

110536. No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half thought of it ourselves. – Mignon McLaughlin

110537. Many are saved from sin by being so inept at it. – Mignon McLaughlin

110538. Most sermons sound to me like commercials – but I can’t make out whether God is the Sponsor or the Product. – Mignon McLaughlin

110539. We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair. – Mignon McLaughlin

110540. We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy. – Mignon McLaughlin

110541. We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it; or worse, they might. – Mignon McLaughlin

110542. We would all like a reputation for generosity and we’d all like to buy it cheap. – Mignon McLaughlin

110543. We’d all like a reputation for generosity, and we’d all like to buy it cheap. – Mignon McLaughlin

110544. What you can’t get out of, get into wholeheartedly. – Mignon McLaughlin

110545. What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want. – Mignon McLaughlin

110546. When suffering comes, we yearn for some sign from God, forgetting we have just had one. – Mignon McLaughlin

110547. Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough. – Mignon McLaughlin

110548. Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. – Mignon McLaughlin

110549. Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children. – Mignon McLaughlin

110550. I pray to God I get inside a girl’s head one day and see what in the WORLD they are thinking. – A. J. McLean

110551. We didn’t realize there were that many boy bands until we started touring in Europe. I don’t think we were ever affected by it since a lot of the groups in Europe didn’t really sing live, but we did and would perform a cappella as well. – A. J. McLean

110552. The biggest misconception about me is the bad-boy image that everyone stuck me into due to my tattoos, drug days and the constant changes I make with my hair color. – A. J. McLean

110553. Our fans want us to be happy and if that means being married or having a girlfriend, they are okay with that. Of course, in this industry it is a bit harder to have normal relationships, but it is possible. – A. J. McLean

110554. I’m the complete opposite of every clean cut, decent-looking guy you could ever think of. Yet, I have the biggest heart in the world. – A. J. McLean

110555. But people who really know me, know that I am not a bad boy at heart… I am a big teddy bear. – A. J. McLean

110556. No one’s a virgin, life screws us all! – A. J. McLean

110557. American Pie speaks to the loss that we feel. That’s why that song has found the niche that it has. – Don McLean

110558. In a sense, ‘American Pie’ was a very despairing song but it can also be seen as very hopeful. – Don McLean

110559. People ask me if I left the lyrics open to ambiguity. Of course I did. I wanted to make a whole series of complex statements. The lyrics had to do with the state of society at the time. – Don McLean

110560. There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience. – Archibald McLeish

110561. Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. – Marshall McLuhan

110562. Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love. – Marshall McLuhan

110563. An administrator in a bureaucratic world is a man who can feel big by merging his non-entity in an abstraction. A real person in touch with real things inspires terror in him. – Marshall McLuhan

110564. American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver’s license age than at voting age. – Marshall McLuhan

110565. All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values. – Marshall McLuhan

110566. Affluence creates poverty. – Marshall McLuhan

110567. Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression. – Marshall McLuhan

110568. Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance. – Marshall McLuhan

110569. Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it. – Marshall McLuhan

110570. A typewriter is a means of transcribing thought, not expressing it. – Marshall McLuhan

110571. A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. – Marshall McLuhan

110572. A commercial society whose members are essentially ascetic and indifferent in social ritual has to be provided with blueprints and specifications for evoking the right tone for every occasion. – Marshall McLuhan

110573. Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century. – Marshall McLuhan

110574. Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist. – Marshall McLuhan

110575. In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness. – Marshall McLuhan

110576. If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist’s couch. – Marshall McLuhan

110577. Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness. – Marshall McLuhan

110578. I wouldn’t have seen it if I hadn’t believed it. – Marshall McLuhan

110579. I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it. – Marshall McLuhan

110580. I don’t necessarily agree with everything I say. – Marshall McLuhan

110581. Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn’t know the first thing about either. – Marshall McLuhan

110582. Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language. – Marshall McLuhan

110583. The spoken word was the first technology by which man was able to let go of his environment in order to grasp it in a new way. – Marshall McLuhan

110584. For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role. – Marshall McLuhan

110585. Far more thought and care go into the composition of any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go into the writing of their features and editorials. – Marshall McLuhan

110586. Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it. – Marshall McLuhan

110587. Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity. – Marshall McLuhan

110588. As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes. – Marshall McLuhan

110589. As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of ‘do it yourself.’ – Marshall McLuhan

110590. Art is anything you can get away with. – Marshall McLuhan

110591. Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities. – Marshall McLuhan

110592. The more the data banks record about each one of us, the less we exist. – Marshall McLuhan

110593. Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication. – Marshall McLuhan

110594. Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America – not on the battlefields of Vietnam. – Marshall McLuhan

110595. The business of the advertiser is to see that we go about our business with some magic spell or tune or slogan throbbing quietly in the background of our minds. – Marshall McLuhan

110596. The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man. – Marshall McLuhan

110597. The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns. – Marshall McLuhan

110598. The medium is the message. – Marshall McLuhan

110599. The printing press was at first mistaken for an engine of immortality by everybody except Shakespeare. – Marshall McLuhan

110600. The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf. – Marshall McLuhan

110601. Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be. – Marshall McLuhan

110602. Innumerable confusions and a feeling of despair invariably emerge in periods of great technological and cultural transition. – Marshall McLuhan

110603. The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers. – Marshall McLuhan

110604. The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village. – Marshall McLuhan

110605. Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor. – Marshall McLuhan

110606. When producers want to know what the public wants, they graph it as curves. When they want to tell the public what to get, they say it in curves. – Marshall McLuhan

110607. We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us. – Marshall McLuhan

110608. We drive into the future using only our rearview mirror. – Marshall McLuhan

110609. The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium – that is, of any extension of ourselves – result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology. – Marshall McLuhan

110610. Money is a poor man’s credit card. – Marshall McLuhan

110611. We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us. – Marshall McLuhan

110612. There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. – Marshall McLuhan

110613. Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies. – Marshall McLuhan

110614. The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar. – Marshall McLuhan

110615. Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort. – Marshall McLuhan

110616. It is the framework which changes with each new technology and not just the picture within the frame. – Marshall McLuhan

110617. Jokes are grievances. – Marshall McLuhan

110618. Schizophrenia may be a necessary consequence of literacy. – Marshall McLuhan

110619. Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person’s car is the only place where he can be alone and think. – Marshall McLuhan

110620. Publication is a self-invasion of privacy. – Marshall McLuhan

110621. Money is just the poor man’s credit card. – Marshall McLuhan

110622. Most of our assumptions have outlived their uselessness. – Marshall McLuhan

110623. Obsolescence never meant the end of anything, it’s just the beginning. – Marshall McLuhan

110624. One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There’s always more than you can cope with. – Marshall McLuhan

110625. Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval. – Marshall McLuhan

110626. Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s job with yesterday’s tools and yesterday’s concepts. – Marshall McLuhan

110627. The scientist rigorously defends his right to be ignorant of almost everything except his specialty. – Marshall McLuhan

110628. Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness. A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation. – Marshall McLuhan

110629. Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior. – Marshall McLuhan

110630. The majority of people who buy homes in golf course communities don’t play golf. Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth. – Ed McMahon

110631. All Americans need a sense of place. That’s what makes our physical surroundings worth caring about. – Ed McMahon

110632. You can grow without destroying the things that you love. – Ed McMahon

110633. There is no planning. On the night it is really great, it’s euphoria and if it is not so great there is always tomorrow night. That was his attitude. – Ed McMahon

110634. Like Venice, Italy, New Orleans is a cultural treasure. And everyone who lived in the city should be allowed to come back. But that doesn’t mean that they all should live in exactly the same spot that they lived before. – Ed McMahon

110635. Johnny once described our relationship by saying we were as close as two people could be without being married. – Ed McMahon

110636. It’s really kind of hard to be a suburb of nothing. If you don’t have a downtown, you really don’t have anything. It’s hard to build a community around parking lots and subdivisions. – Ed McMahon

110637. Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product. – Ed McMahon

110638. Golf courses sell real estate and that’s why they’re built. – Ed McMahon

110639. There was a time… when people didn’t go out of their house on Tuesday night at eight o’clock because Milton Berle was on. – Ed McMahon

110640. The Packers have lots of owners nobody knows instead of one owner who doesn’t know squat. – Jim McMahon

110641. Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking. – Jim McMahon

110642. We should not be afraid to speak the truth to our powerful friend the United States. – Julian McMahon

110643. So the mask was just really easy, I’ve got to be honest. And it was great actually because it really allowed you to get into the character a little bit more maybe than without it, if that makes sense. – Julian McMahon

110644. You know, it’s always fun to play the bad guy at the end of the day. – Julian McMahon

110645. Some laws are wrong, and we have an obligation to speak out against those laws wherever they are. – Julian McMahon

110646. It’s kind of fun when it’s you versus them. – Julian McMahon

110647. I’d say without a doubt I’ve had the most sex scenes in any television show, ever. Last season I did eight sex scenes in one day – I haven’t topped that yet. – Julian McMahon

110648. I was pretty young when my father was prime minister, so it wasn’t really a big part of my life. My folks were away a lot, meeting foreign dignitaries and that sort of thing, but it never struck me as odd. If anything it allowed me to get into all sorts of mischief. – Julian McMahon

110649. Everything was very specific and very fitted. I can’t tell you what we went through for this job in regards to full body scans and the prosthetic process that you go through and all that kind of stuff, but everything was done very specifically to fit you perfectly. – Julian McMahon

110650. It’s very hard to step into a job when people are just dismissing you as a pretty face, and saying you got your job only because your surname is McMahon. – Julian McMahon

110651. You know, there was not much wire work for any of us actors to do because the extent of what they did was so huge. I mean, they wouldn’t just throw you from this table to that wall. – Julian McMahon

110652. I guess maybe another gift I have is a great work ethic. – Vince McMahon

110653. It’s difficult to do that internally, because you’re flying five, six hours. – Vince McMahon

110654. In Europe we could do it, if we fly as soon as the event is over. – Vince McMahon

110655. In America it’s live by the sword of freedom of expression and be will to die by it as well. – Vince McMahon

110656. I’m not too good at lying still in the sun. – Vince McMahon

110657. I’m not afraid of failing. I don’t like to fail. I hate to fail. But I’m not afraid of it. – Vince McMahon

110658. I’m excited about it, thrilled with the success thus far. – Vince McMahon

110659. I’m a real common sense guy who caught a lot of good breaks and who has been very, very fortunate. – Vince McMahon

110660. I would dare say that most anyone in public life, if they stay in public long enough, is not treated fairly. – Vince McMahon

110661. I understand the common man because I understand me in that regard at least. – Vince McMahon

110662. I think there are certain business matters which we must now conduct differently than we used to. – Vince McMahon

110663. I have to do something with my mind, or I’ll get in trouble. – Vince McMahon

110664. I don’t know what drives me, I don’t have a clue, but I’m driven more today than I ever have been. – Vince McMahon

110665. I believe that given the audience attention level, we could do an even more compelling 90 minutes. – Vince McMahon

110666. From a person standpoint, the old expression of what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger is somewhat true. – Vince McMahon

110667. But because our organization has grown so much and in so many different ways, the delegation process places responsibility and authority on the shoulders of people you can watch grow and watch the way they treat others. – Vince McMahon

110668. As far as sustaining our popularity, I believe we can. – Vince McMahon

110669. So we’re living by that sword, and we’re going to cut every now and then from it’s backlash. – Vince McMahon

110670. I think that the Internet – and I do love the free flow of ideas on the ‘Net – is like the wild west of the information world. – Vince McMahon

110671. We do have our finger on the pulse of the marketplace, if for no other reasons than having all these live events and listening to our audience all the time. – Vince McMahon

110672. When I’m on vacation here in the States, I can do all kinds of stuff; I can train and keep busy. – Vince McMahon

110673. So no, I don’t think we’ve lost our edge at all. – Vince McMahon

110674. We love our fans, so there’s nothing we wouldn’t do for them, and we go directly to t hem. – Vince McMahon

110675. The standards are being lowered, not just on the Internet, but in all of news and media. – Vince McMahon

110676. The Rock will always come back to us. – Vince McMahon

110677. The key, of course, is to stay away from the losing years. – Vince McMahon

110678. The biggest thrill in the world is entertaining the public, there is no bigger thrill than that. – Vince McMahon

110679. That crossover of whether it’s entertainment or news is the biggest crock of b.s. in television today, because it’s all entertainment. – Vince McMahon

110680. Sometimes you have to take a half step back to take two forward. – Vince McMahon

110681. So, I get a kick out of working with the media. – Vince McMahon

110682. One of the problems with the Internet is that a lot of times it is inaccurate. – Vince McMahon

110683. We’re going to be treated very poorly, I think that goes with the territory, and you have to get over it, get beyond it and know who you are among your peers and especially among your family when you look in the mirror. – Vince McMahon

110684. I’m a racehorse fanatic rather than a football fanatic. – Steve McManaman

110685. There is a price for popularity. Critics look for your weaknesses, your flaws, anything that makes the work seem like a fluke and not seem worthy of all the attention it’s getting. – Terry McMillan

110686. Can’t nothing make your life work if you ain’t the architect. – Terry McMillan

110687. Few writers are willing to admit writing is autobiographical. – Terry McMillan

110688. I’m a fast writer. – Terry McMillan

110689. I’m more interested in interpersonal relationships – between lovers families, siblings. That’s why I write about how we treat each other. – Terry McMillan

110690. It takes me forever to say my prayers these days, but I don’t care, because this time around, I want to make sure God doesn’t have to do any guesswork. – Terry McMillan

110691. My stories are character driven. – Terry McMillan

110692. For 200 years we’ve been conquering nature. Now we’re beating it to death. – Tom McMillan

110693. No matter what other plans are out there, this is the best plan. – Tom McMillan

110694. My top three priorities for my first term in Congress are growing our economy; providing for quality, affordable health care; and keeping our nation and communities safe. – Cathy McMorris

110695. Yet since the 1950s, little has been done to prepare for our country’s current or future energy needs. – Cathy McMorris

110696. We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers. – Cathy McMorris

110697. We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what’s best for the Pacific Northwest. – Cathy McMorris

110698. Today, over half of China’s undergraduate degrees are in math, science technology and engineering, yet only 16 percent of America’s undergraduates pursue these schools. – Cathy McMorris

110699. This year I hope to introduce legislation that would require Power Administrations to list direct and indirect costs associated with ESA compliance as a line item on customer’s power bills. – Cathy McMorris

110700. The Pacific Northwest depends on inexpensive renewable energy from our dams. – Cathy McMorris

110701. Providing tax relief and reducing regulations leads to job creation and new economic opportunities for our small businesses, which are the backbone of our economy. – Cathy McMorris

110702. Private ownership of property is vital to both our freedom and our prosperity. – Cathy McMorris

110703. No longer should we rely on oil from countries that are not necessarily friendly or democratic. – Cathy McMorris

110704. Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined. – Cathy McMorris

110705. Many defense experts have predicted that we face no greater threat from a single country than from Iran. – Cathy McMorris

110706. Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes. – Cathy McMorris

110707. It is not acceptable that we continue to see thousands of acres burn because of forest fires, because of poor management on our forests, big kill, and we have these catastrophic situations take place when we are not able to take action. – Cathy McMorris

110708. Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington, I hear from people demanding we do a better job of controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration. – Cathy McMorris

110709. Eastern Washington has experienced a number of deadly forest fires this season, and it is crucial that we have bipartisan legislation that will expedite the research and restoration process. – Cathy McMorris

110710. Eastern Washington families and businesses should be able to deduct every penny of state and local sales tax they pay throughout the year from their federal tax bill, especially when people in most states are deducting their state income taxes. – Cathy McMorris

110711. What has made America great have been the opportunities given to everyone in this country. Since our founding, individuals and families have come to America to seek freedom, opportunity and the choice for a better life. – Cathy McMorris

110712. People in Eastern Washington should be confident in knowing that the government will not come and seize their property or farm land. Legislation is needed to correct this decision and restore the principle of having limited government involvement. – Cathy McMorris

110713. Backward is just not a natural direction for Americans to look – historical ignorance remains a national characteristic. – Larry McMurtry

110714. If we know anything about man, it’s that he’s not pacific. The temptation to butcher anyone considered undesirable seems to be a common temptation, not always resisted. – Larry McMurtry

110715. Incompetents invariably make trouble for people other than themselves. – Larry McMurtry

110716. Members of the Academy are mostly urban people. We are an urban nation. We are not a rural nation. It’s not easy even to get a rural story made. – Larry McMurtry

110717. No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won’t start. – Larry McMurtry

110718. One of the things that Ang brings to all of his projects is his deep sense of being a double exile, an outsider’s outsider. – Larry McMurtry

110719. Self-parody is the first portent of age. – Larry McMurtry

110720. A man that ain’t willin’ to cheat for a poke don’t want it bad enough. – Larry McMurtry

110721. True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends’ boyfriends – and he accepts it. – Larry McMurtry

110722. You expect far too much of a first sentence. Think of it as analogous to a good country breakfast: what we want is something simple, but nourishing to the imagination. – Larry McMurtry

110723. Americans don’t want cowboys to be gay. – Larry McMurtry

110724. Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. – Vincent McNabb

110725. Sometimes it is a great joy just to listen to someone we love talking. – Vincent McNabb

110726. Commitment is the enemy of resistance, for it is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down. – David McNally

110727. A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage. – Robert McNamara

110728. Coercion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him. – Robert McNamara

110729. It would be our policy to use nuclear weapons wherever we felt it necessary to protect our forces and achieve our objectives. – Robert McNamara

110730. Neither conscience nor sanity itself suggests that the United States is, should or could be the global gendarme. – Robert McNamara

110731. One cannot fashion a credible deterrent out of an incredible action. – Robert McNamara

110732. We burned to death 100,000 Japanese civilians in Tokyo – men, women and children. LeMay recognized that what he was doing would be thought immoral if his side had lost. But what makes it immoral if you lose and not immoral if you win? – Robert McNamara

110733. You already have zero privacy – get over it. – Scott McNealy

110734. Get the best people and train them well. – Scott McNealy

110735. If I could embed a locator chip in my child right now, I know I would do that. Some people call that Big Brother; I call it being a father. – Scott McNealy

110736. Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products. – Scott McNealy

110737. The only thing that I’d rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the right to speak it. – Scott McNealy

110738. The utility model of computing – computing resources delivered over the network in much the same way that electricity or telephone service reaches our homes and offices today – makes more sense than ever. – Scott McNealy

110739. W2K will be a bigger disaster than Y2K. – Scott McNealy

110740. I need to get up and walk around and keep my knees from getting bad, which is what’s happening. – Marian McPartland

110741. Well it’s because the record companies are pumping away with their commercial stuff. I think it’s a shame. – Marian McPartland

110742. There are a million good tunes. – Marian McPartland

110743. The house is in turmoil with records on every space. In the kitchen and in the dining room is covered with records. I don’t have a big enough house to accommodate everything. – Marian McPartland

110744. That’s something Mary Lou Williams used to tell me: If you’re not feeling right about what you’re doing and you play a minor tune it all comes back, falls into place. I don’t know if that’s true, but I do it. – Marian McPartland

110745. So if I think of something in my head I don’t have to do it. If I can’t do I don’t do it, I do something else. – Marian McPartland

110746. So I have a friend who works for me once a week. She’s got e-mail, so anybody that must send an e-mail, they send it to her and she faxes it to me. Sounds like a long way of doing things, but it works for me. – Marian McPartland

110747. Nowadays it seems to me nobody takes trouble about anything, especially writing songs. – Marian McPartland

110748. It’s awful to have to, but I’ve started thinking about that, you know. 86. I’m thinking, well, maybe I might make it to 90. At least I’d like to have my brains. – Marian McPartland

110749. I’m not too fond of changing things into waltzes, but sometimes that works. – Marian McPartland

110750. I would really hate to have e-mail. It’s bad enough with all the mail I get. – Marian McPartland

110751. I love to play in the different keys like B or F sharp, or keys that most people don’t play in, because they have a better resonance or something. I’m really not fond of F and C. I just stay away from those if I can. – Marian McPartland

110752. I like minor tunes. – Marian McPartland

110753. I have a West Coast rhythm section and a New York rhythm section. I’ve got them spread out all over the place. – Marian McPartland

110754. By the way, I got a Grammy, which was a big thrill. – Marian McPartland

110755. Boy, I’m just quietly doing my thing, and I hope they’ll look around and get my record out. – Marian McPartland

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110756. Baldwin is sort of getting to be a bit funny. I don’t know what happened, but a few years ago they suddenly went bankrupt and Gibson bought the whole outfit. Since then they haven’t seemed to be doing an awfully good job of providing pianos. – Marian McPartland

110757. At the risk of being a fuddy-duddy I don’t have a computer; I don’t have e-mail; and I really don’t need something in my house that I would be sitting in front of for hours. – Marian McPartland

110758. As long as I can still be on my own and do my own thing and be working full time, it’s great. – Marian McPartland

110759. Although I do feel that with a show like ours we ourselves are getting a lot more young listeners at concerts. – Marian McPartland

110760. I’m trying to get the record that I made at my birthday party last year, trying to get that out, and the lawyers are diddling around with it and it probably won’t be out until next year. I don’t know. – Marian McPartland

110761. I’d just as soon be on a good Steinway or Yamaha just as well. – Marian McPartland

110762. My hands look terrible but I can do anything I want to do, so, you know, I just think I’m playing all around with more good taste and not dashing up and down the piano. – Marian McPartland

110763. He liked to go from A to B without inventing letters between. – John McPhee

110764. What is my task? First of all, my task is to be pleasing to Christ. To be empty of self and be filled with Himself. To be filled with the Holy Spirit; to be led by the Holy Spirit. – Aimee Semple McPherson

110765. I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern – wearing head-to-toe designer has become a bit passe. It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together. – Alexander McQueen

110766. Clothes and jewellery should be startling, individual. When you see a woman in my clothes, you want to know more about them. To me, that is what distinguishes good designers from bad designers. – Alexander McQueen

110767. British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage. – Alexander McQueen

110768. I’m not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing. – Steve McQueen

110769. I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth. – Steve McQueen

110770. If you would be just as content winning a local Golden Gloves fight as you would making a pile of money as a professional, then fine, go become a boxer. But if the whole idea is for you to get rich, my God, stay in school and learn a profession. – Gerald McRaney

110771. Dad built houses and when they were sold, he moved on to a new town, so I know a lot about my native state. – Gerald McRaney

110772. I think everybody ought to be allowed to be engaged in athletics at whatever level the audience will accept. – Gerald McRaney

110773. For the last four or five years, I had been in the position where I didn’t have to take a pilot. I took this one because the script and the people were terrific. It never frightened me. As we were doing the pilot, I could tell that it was working. – Gerald McRaney

110774. Again, like I said, we’re not trying to censor anyone. If you think drugs are cool, fine. Make that movie. We are not going to stop you, or try to stop you, but we would encourage other people to be a bit more responsible about their portrayal of drug usage. – Gerald McRaney

110775. I had to think ahead. How much would I really enjoy committing five or seven years to working on this? When you’re an unemployed actor offered a TV pilot, no matter who you are you’re tempted by the good hunk of change to be made. It keeps you out of the unemployment line. – Gerald McRaney

110776. What I know about Mike Tyson, I see in the boxing ring. As far as all of the gossip stuff that I hear about him, I know first hand to take that with a grain of salt. – Gerald McRaney

110777. We’re one of the forces that causes actors to fasten seat belts before they take off chasing the bad guy in the car… or removes some of the cigarette smoking on television. – Gerald McRaney

110778. The stated mission at the time was simply to use the influence of the entertainment industry to do an accurate portrayal of drug and alcohol abuse. We all admit that we’re not trying to censor anybody. – Gerald McRaney

110779. In Hollywood you can’t even smoke in a bar anymore and yet in the movies they’re always showing people smoking. I don’t get it. – Gerald McRaney

110780. We had an old Victrola with the old bulldog they used to have there. The horn would come out. – Jay McShann

110781. We didn’t let a night go by that we didn’t play. – Jay McShann

110782. They had the music being piped right out on the street. I’d be three or four blocks from there and I couldn’t get there fast enough because I’d hear old Joe holler them words. – Jay McShann

110783. My family was a Christian family. But I had to get to Kansas to play the blues. – Jay McShann

110784. It was my first time in Kansas City. In about two or three days I had a gig at a place called The Monroe Inn. – Jay McShann

110785. I was listening to all those lyrics and trying to take in everything that was happening. I was completely excited. It was one of the greatest times that I had listening to music. – Jay McShann

110786. I had listened to Joe Turner. When they’d book Joe there, I’d play the blues behind him. – Jay McShann

110787. As long as Pete and Joe are there, it’s gonna be jumping. – Jay McShann

110788. We used to play the Savoy Ballroom, and we always had a boogie tune in the set. Bands like Tommy Dorsey used to do a little boogie woogie. The big bands. – Jay McShann

110789. The entertainment is in the presentation. – John McTiernan

110790. You see a lot of good ideas or well-written scripts that are bad ideas. – John McTiernan

110791. Thrillers are an enormous amount of fun for filmmakers. – John McTiernan

110792. In a thriller, the camera’s an active narrator, or can be. – John McTiernan

110793. Before I did any action movies, I did a couple of thrillers. That’s hung around for me. – John McTiernan

110794. To find a script that works with provocative ideas is hard to find. – John McTiernan

110795. Based on observations of the policies of my own government, I viewed this action as an acceptable option. – Timothy McVeigh

110796. When an aggressor force continually launches attacks from a particular base of operations, it is sound military strategy to take the flight to the enemy. – Timothy McVeigh

110797. Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill it teaches the whole people by its example. – Timothy McVeigh

110798. Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations. – Timothy McVeigh

110799. Additionally, borrowing a page from U.S. foreign policy, I decided to send a message to a government that was becoming increasingly hostile. – Timothy McVeigh

110800. I explain this not for publicity, nor seeking to win an argument of right or wrong, I explain so that the record is clear as to my thinking and motivations in bombing a government installation. – Timothy McVeigh

110801. The old Fleetwood Mac was much better; they did some beautiful and, to my mind, very authentic blues. Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe, but after I left, it was over. – Christine McVie

110802. We all enjoyed the success of Rumours obviously. – Christine McVie

110803. There were a lot of bad feelings when Lindsey first left the band. But there’s been a lot of healing going on, growing up, maturing. The bond is a great deal stronger than what we first thought. – Christine McVie

110804. You can only mend the vase so many times before you have to chuck it away. – Christine McVie

110805. Some of the best songs I’ve written, I’ve written in 10 minutes. – Christine McVie

110806. My songs are self-explanatory… somebody pointed out to me that… my songs pretty much speak for themselves. – Christine McVie

110807. Learn your instrument. Be honest. Don’t do anything phony. There is so much crap floating around. There is plenty of room for a bit of honest writing. – Christine McVie

110808. It really comes down to Mick. He’s the one who was constantly trying to get these five people in one room together. This is his love, his baby. It’s his band, and there’s nothing more he loves to do than get up on stage and play with us. – Christine McVie

110809. I’m rather old-fashioned about this video business. It’s all relatively new. We really don’t do videos, Fleetwood Mac. We’ve only done two. – Christine McVie

110810. I’m looking more like my dogs every day – it must be the shaggy fringe and the ears. – Christine McVie

110811. I wouldn’t think a blues album would be that commercially successful, but I don’t really care. I’d do it for the love of blues, not for the money. I’ve got plenty of money. – Christine McVie

110812. There’s a whole bunch of unfinished stuff. Then I’ve got books of lyrics. I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it… so I don’t write a million songs. – Christine McVie

110813. I still like to play the blues more than anything else. – Christine McVie

110814. I find it hard to get excited by just a sound. I have to have a song there, then I’ll find what used I can make of that sound within the song. – Christine McVie

110815. I do like my wine. – Christine McVie

110816. I couldn’t go anywhere unless there was a security guard with me. That spoiled my life. It was like being in captivity. Those days are gone, and I don’t ever want to see that happen to me again. Now I can wander around the streets of Los Angeles on my own. I like it that way. – Christine McVie

110817. For Stevie, the words are of prime importance; the song moves around the words, rather than the words moving around the song. – Christine McVie

110818. I haven’t turned into some rich monster. I’ve kept my perspective. But I am a bit spoiled. It’s hard not to be a little spoiled by having a lot of money. – Christine McVie

110819. I wasn’t raised with money, so I had to get used to having it. I think I’ve adjusted to it pretty well. – Christine McVie

110820. I was in Tower Records in San Francisco a few weeks ago, buying some cassettes, and a couple of people recognized me and ran up with albums, and I just wanted to cover my face and have a seizure or something. I want people to just go away. – Christine McVie

110821. I enjoy my money, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’d certainly rather be rich than poor. – Christine McVie

110822. The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news… and it’s not entirely the media’s fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news. – Peter McWilliams

110823. Mistakes show us what we need to learn. – Peter McWilliams

110824. Nothing adventured, nothing attained. – Peter McWilliams

110825. One of the great joys of life is creativity. Information goes in, gets shuffled about, and comes out in new and interesting ways. – Peter McWilliams

110826. Our thoughts create our reality – where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go. – Peter McWilliams

110827. The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts… How does the media do this? By quoting some “expert”… you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything. – Peter McWilliams

110828. The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted. – Peter McWilliams

110829. To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all. – Peter McWilliams

110830. To overcome a fear, here’s all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway. – Peter McWilliams

110831. To the degree we’re not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves. – Peter McWilliams

110832. Life is not a struggle. It’s a wiggle. – Peter McWilliams

110833. What’s more important-your goal, or others’ opinions of your goal? – Peter McWilliams

110834. We can consciously end our life almost anytime we choose. This ability is an endowment, like laughing and blushing, given to no other animal… in any given moment, by not exercising the option of suicide, we are choosing to live. – Peter McWilliams

110835. We are all, right now, living the life we choose. – Peter McWilliams

110836. Comfort zones are most often expanded through discomfort. – Peter McWilliams

110837. Learn to ask for what you want. The worst people can do is not give you what you ask for which is precisely where you were before you asked. – Peter McWilliams

110838. While goals are chosen, a purpose is discovered. Our purpose is something we have been doing all along, and will continue to do, regardless of circumstances, until the day we die. – Peter McWilliams

110839. As the world gets dumber and dumber, I feel more and more at home. – Peter McWilliams

110840. Choosing what you want to do, and when to do it, is an act of creation. – Peter McWilliams

110841. Definition of a victim: a person to whom life happens. – Peter McWilliams

110842. Do what you love and the necessary resources will follow. – Peter McWilliams

110843. If you’re not actively involved in getting what you want, you don’t really want it. – Peter McWilliams

110844. Guilt is anger directed at ourselves – at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others – at what they did or did not do. – Peter McWilliams

110845. I see nothing wrong with the human trait to desire. In fact, I consider it integral to our success mechanism. Becoming attached to what we desire is what causes the trouble. If you must have it in order to be happy, then you are denying the happiness of the here and now. – Peter McWilliams

110846. If you change the belief first, changing the action is easier. – Peter McWilliams

110847. It’s your life. Live it with people who are alive. It tends to be contagious. – Peter McWilliams

110848. Fear is something to be moved through, not something to be turned from. – Peter McWilliams

110849. Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream. – Peter McWilliams

110850. In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts. – Peter McWilliams

110851. Society is unity in diversity. – George H. Mead

110852. The beauty of a face is not a separate quality but a relation or proportion of qualities to each other. – George H. Mead

110853. The self has the characteristic that it is an object to itself, and that characteristic distinguishes it from other objects and from the body. – George H. Mead

110854. Warfare is an utterly stupid method of settling differences of interest between different nations. – George H. Mead

110855. What gives it its human character is that the individual through language addresses himself in the role of the others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct. – George H. Mead

110856. Social psychology is especially interested in the effect which the social group has in the determination of the experience and conduct of the individual member. – George H. Mead

110857. The intelligence of the lower forms of animal life, like a great deal of human intelligence, does not involve a self. – George H. Mead

110858. To so enter into it in nature and art that the enjoyed meanings of life may become a part of living is the attitude of aesthetic appreciation. – George H. Mead

110859. Our cautious ancestors, when yawning, blocked the way to the entrance of evil spirits by putting their hands before their mouths. We find a reason for the gesture in the delicacy of manner which forbids an indecent exposure. – George H. Mead

110860. No very sharp line can be drawn between social psychology and individual psychology. – George H. Mead

110861. Man lives in a world of meaning. – George H. Mead

110862. In wartime we identify ourselves with the nation, and its interests are the interests of our primal selves. – George H. Mead

110863. Imagery is not past but present. It rests with what we call our mental processes to place these images in a temporal order. – George H. Mead

110864. A multiple personality is in a certain sense normal. – George H. Mead

110865. To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested, that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up. – George H. Mead

110866. Social psychology has, as a rule, dealt with various phases of social experience from the psychological standpoint of individual experience. – George H. Mead

110867. Our specious present as such is very short. We do, however, experience passing events; part of the process of the passage of events is directly there in our experience, including some of the past and some of the future. – George Herbert Mead

110868. Take the situation of a scientist solving a problem, where he has certain data, which call for certain responses. Some of this set of data call for his applying such and such a law, while others call for another law. – George Herbert Mead

110869. We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet. – Margaret Mead

110870. Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship. – Margaret Mead

110871. Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have. – Margaret Mead

110872. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead

110873. Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we’ve put it in an impossible situation. – Margaret Mead

110874. Man’s role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary. – Margaret Mead

110875. One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night. – Margaret Mead

110876. Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time. – Margaret Mead

110877. Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited. – Margaret Mead

110878. Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn’t burn up any fossil fuel, doesn’t pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance. – Margaret Mead

110879. Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women. – Margaret Mead

110880. Sooner or later I’m going to die, but I’m not going to retire. – Margaret Mead

110881. Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders. – Margaret Mead

110882. The pains of childbirth were altogether different from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain. These were pains one could follow with one’s mind. – Margaret Mead

110883. The way to do fieldwork is never to come up for air until it is all over. – Margaret Mead

110884. We have nowhere else to go… this is all we have. – Margaret Mead

110885. We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment. – Margaret Mead

110886. What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things. – Margaret Mead

110887. Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible. – Margaret Mead

110888. I learned the value of hard work by working hard. – Margaret Mead

110889. It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good. – Margaret Mead

110890. The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today. – Margaret Mead

110891. For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders. – Margaret Mead

110892. It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age. – Margaret Mead

110893. A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again. – Margaret Mead

110894. A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead

110895. Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. – Margaret Mead

110896. And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born it compels humility: what we began is now its own. – Margaret Mead

110897. Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess. – Margaret Mead

110898. As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost. – Margaret Mead

110899. Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents. – Margaret Mead

110900. Having two bathrooms ruined the capacity to co-operate. – Margaret Mead

110901. Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive. – Margaret Mead

110902. I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had. – Margaret Mead

110903. It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly. – Margaret Mead

110904. Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children. – Margaret Mead

110905. Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man. – Margaret Mead

110906. If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place. – Margaret Mead

110907. I do not believe in using women in combat, because females are too fierce. – Margaret Mead

110908. I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world. – Margaret Mead

110909. I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings. – Margaret Mead

110910. I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don’t agree with or like. – Margaret Mead

110911. Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful. – Margaret Mead

110912. Life isn’t easy, and leadership is harder still. – Walter Russell Mead

110913. In the 1930s one was aware of two great evils – mass unemployment and the threat of war. – James Meade

110914. The frontiers of knowledge in the various fields of our subject are expanding at such a rate that, work as hard as one can, one finds oneself further and further away from an understanding of the whole. – James Meade

110915. Second, there were the discussions and drafts leading up to the White Paper on Employment Policy of 1944 in which the UK government accepted the maintenance of employment as an obligation of governmental policy. – James Meade

110916. My job was to teach the whole corpus of economic theory, but there were two subjects in which I was especially interested, namely, the economics of mass unemployment and international economics. – James Meade

110917. My interest in economics has always been in the whole corpus of economic theory, the interrelationships between the various fields of theory and their relevance for the formulation of economic policy. – James Meade

110918. Margaret had close links with Geneva where she had spent some years as a student while her parents had been wardens of the Quaker Hostel there and where she had gone back as secretary to Gilbert Murray. – James Meade

110919. I remained a member of the section till 1947, becoming Director in 1946. – James Meade

110920. I have learned as much in the last three years as in any other comparable period of my life, but with an added realisation of how little over a half century of study one has in fact managed to learn of the whole range of economic policy issues. – James Meade

110921. From 1931 to 1937, I was a Fellow and Lecturer in Economics at Hertford College, Oxford. – James Meade

110922. But my shift to the serious study of economics gradually weakened my belief in Major Douglas’s A+B theorem, which was replaced in my thought by the expression MV = PT. – James Meade

110923. After the outbreak of war, in April 1940, we left Geneva with our three children aged 4 years, 2 years and 2 weeks only to become part of the disordered refugee crowds fleeing across France from the German army. – James Meade

110924. In Oxford before the war, I had, with this interest in mind, written a short textbook entitled, An Introduction to Economic Analysis and Policy. It was now my intention to rewrite this work. – James Meade

110925. To spend this particular year reading essays to Dennis Robertson as one’s supervisor, and, simultaneously, enjoying membership of the group round Keynes was indeed an intellectual treat. – James Meade

110926. What to do? We yanked the dress up over her lovely attributes and with the addition of a scarf, the problem was solved. Sorry, guys, blame that stuffy censor. He hated surprises. – Audrey Meadows

110927. Later, I made a movie with him, ‘That Touch of Mink,’ and we became good friends but any woman’s initial meeting with Cary is right up there with the big moments of her world history. – Audrey Meadows

110928. Somehow he became certain the he himself possessed the skills of a hypnotist. How he reached this judgement, I have no idea, but never convinced the rest of us. – Audrey Meadows

110929. Terri and her mother arrived. She was obviously a dedicated stage mother because she was loaded down with camera equipment, looking like a Japanese tourist. – Audrey Meadows

110930. The only stage direction Jackie ever gave him, George said was: ‘If you want to stay in the picture, stay close to me.’ The rest of the cast remembered a television director’s adage. – Audrey Meadows

110931. Jackie considered his resurrection, the world’s best return performance. – Audrey Meadows

110932. Toots said to me, ‘I gotta hand it to him, thought, when he got into the big money, he came by and handed me the cash, saying, ‘Here’s what I’m sure I owe you.’ – Audrey Meadows

110933. Jackie had a keen eye for talent, and like an elephant never forgot. And, he was always right on the mark. – Audrey Meadows

110934. When Jackie got his big contract at CBS and was putting together what turned out to be almost a stock company of players, he remembered Frank and said, ‘Get me that kid who played the jail sketch.’ – Audrey Meadows

110935. When Toots finally could breathe again and the blood returned to his brain, he recalled that he had not passed or been passed by Jackie at any time in the race. Toots never used foul language but he came close that night. Jackie paid. – Audrey Meadows

110936. They weren’t impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again. They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George. – Audrey Meadows

110937. Cary Grant, said, ‘I heard you were on the lot and I just had to meet you.’ – Audrey Meadows

110938. Robert Taylor was not only a splendid actor in a wide variety of roles but one of the most handsome men in the western world. – Audrey Meadows

110939. If Terri was upset about how silly she would look, her mother was completely undone. Seems she wanted Terri in her full natural bloom, not with any blooming flower. – Audrey Meadows

110940. But then there is the one who seems to have a hard time separating the actor’s work from reality. – Audrey Meadows

110941. Censors are energetic and righteous people but they just couldn’t work a room like Abbe Lane. – Audrey Meadows

110942. Everyone in show business has had the experience of the fan who is so excited at recognizing their favorite star, they say, ‘Oh my gosh, you’re my biggest fan!’ – Audrey Meadows

110943. Fan mail is one thing, but fans you meet in person are a different matter entirely. – Audrey Meadows

110944. Fans always ask, ‘What did the bedroom look like?’ All they ever saw was Alice or Ralph going in and out. – Audrey Meadows

110945. Frank Marth also played many characters with us, and like George Petrie, he was worth his weight in gold. – Audrey Meadows

110946. I asked Frank what he remembered most about working with Jackie. He said, ‘Apart from the fact that he always called me Francis, I always felt like I was going to a party, instead of work. It was such a blast.’ – Audrey Meadows

110947. A bedroom requires a bed. Everything else was extravagance. Well, he had a bed all right. – Audrey Meadows

110948. Scientists worldwide agree that the reduction needed to stabilize the climate is actually more like 80 percent. – Donella Meadows

110949. The latest scientific assessment has almost doubled the predicted rate of warming if no changes are made. – Donella Meadows

110950. The climate continues to deteriorate. – Donella Meadows

110951. The European nations take climate change very seriously. – Donella Meadows

110952. The grand jury’s job is not to weigh the evidence from both sides; it is only to decide whether there is enough evidence on one side to bring a person to trial. – Donella Meadows

110953. There have been high crimes and misdemeanors, but they have been committed by the special prosecutor and the Congress, not the president. – Donella Meadows

110954. What Clinton did with Lewinsky was despicable but was no threat to the nation. That he lied about it repeatedly and to the public is a reason for us to cease to trust him and for him to resign. – Donella Meadows

110955. You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere. – Donella Meadows

110956. You should issue demerits for tree cutting or the destruction of humus. – Donella Meadows

110957. Glaciers are almost gone from Glacier National Park. – Donella Meadows

110958. Your paradigm is so intrinsic to your mental process that you are hardly aware of its existence, until you try to communicate with someone with a different paradigm. – Donella Meadows

110959. Calculating how much carbon is absorbed by which forests and farms is a tricky task, especially when politicians do it. – Donella Meadows

110960. A knowledgeable and courageous U.S. president could help enormously in leading the world’s nations toward saving the climate. – Donella Meadows

110961. Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany have detailed plans to cut their greenhouse emissions by 20 to 50 percent. – Donella Meadows

110962. Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos. – Donella Meadows

110963. George W. cares as much about climate change as you would expect from a Texas oilman. – Donella Meadows

110964. Once again I stopped listening to the news this week. – Donella Meadows

110965. I spent my time trying to understand grand jury procedure – a topic about which I never before had the slightest interest. – Donella Meadows

110966. In 1994 the U.S. Court of Appeals decided in the case of Oliver North to permit the release of grand jury evidence, because it had already been so thoroughly leaked. – Donella Meadows

110967. A grand jury hears only one side – that of the prosecutor. – Donella Meadows

110968. I would write plays for my grandmother, who was stone deaf, my mother and the dog, that was our audience. – Jayne Meadows

110969. Marriage, even the best marriages are tough. – Jayne Meadows

110970. We are not equally talented. Steve is enormously talented. – Jayne Meadows

110971. There is only one secret. To love what you are doing. – Jayne Meadows

110972. The best people I know have had a lot of obstacles to overcome. – Jayne Meadows

110973. Steve is very quiet, even shy. I am very gregarious. So, opposites. – Jayne Meadows

110974. My mother was the dearest, sweetest angel. She didn’t talk; she sang. She was a tower of strength. – Jayne Meadows

110975. I was born and raised in China, and my parents were missionaries. – Jayne Meadows

110976. I respect his talents, even as he does mine. – Jayne Meadows

110977. I never say a funny thing intentionally. – Jayne Meadows

110978. I never look at a note. I just roam the stage. The people do not want to leave. – Jayne Meadows

110979. I just loved and love life. I love it today. – Jayne Meadows

110980. I cannot write music. I cannot play the piano. – Jayne Meadows

110981. My father was a good preacher and had a little bit of drama. – Jayne Meadows

110982. I like doing films and I wish that I could do more but I still have to audition. I don’t get offered starring roles in movies even though I’ve written and starred in a movie. – Tim Meadows

110983. Out of 30 years of Second City I was probably the third African-American with the main stage cast. I was surprised when I first heard that. I think part of the reason that improvisation has never been popular with African-Americans is that it isn’t popular in the inner cities. – Tim Meadows

110984. I’ve never been arrested. I’ve been stopped, searched and had a gun put to my head by the Chicago cops. – Tim Meadows

110985. In my experience with women that I’ve dated and my wife now, is you have to know what they care about. And even if you aren’t a huge fan of it, you still have to have interest in it and it has to be genuine because women do it for men all the time. – Tim Meadows

110986. But it so happens, and it will ever happen so, that they who have lived to serve their country – no matter how weak their efforts may have been – are sure to receive the thanks and blessings of its people. – Thomas F. Meagher

110987. It is not only our duty to America, but also to Ireland. We could not hope to succeed in our effort to make Ireland a Republic without the moral and material support of the liberty-loving citizens of these United States. – Thomas F. Meagher

110988. The glory of the old Irish nation, which in our hour will grow young and strong again. Should we fail, the country will not be worth more than it is now. The sword of famine is less sparing than the bayonet of the soldier. – Thomas F. Meagher

110989. The prosperity of a nation requires the protection of a senate. Hereafter a national senate may require the protection of a national army. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110990. I now bid farewell to the country of my birth – of my passions – of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies – whose factions I sought to quell – whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim – whose freedom has been my fatal dream. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110991. The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt, has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110992. The dependence of one people upon another, even for the benefits of legislation, is the deepest source of national weakness. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110993. Judged by the law of England, I know this crime entails upon me the penalty of death; but the history of Ireland explains that crime and justifies it. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110994. Great interests demand great safeguards. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110995. A jury of my countrymen, it is true, have found me guilty of the crime of which I stood indicted. For this I entertain not the slightest feeling of resentment towards them. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110996. A good government may, indeed, redress the grievances of an injured people; but a strong people can alone build up a great nation. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110997. I have done what I felt to be my duty. – Thomas Francis Meagher

110998. I played trombone for 10 minutes, and then I was in an accordion band in school for even less. – Colm Meaney

110999. Talking about the show reminds you of things that you went through. So it’s fun. When the show was on, I couldn’t have handled it. I didn’t want that direct connection. – Colm Meaney

111000. Which is good, in a way, because the danger in doing something like STAR TREK is that you end up in that pigeonhole and you’re doing that the rest of your life. – Colm Meaney

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