180000 famous quotes part 115 – 114001 to 115000

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180000 famous quotes part 115 – 114001 to 115000

114001. Every two or three years I knock off for a while. That way I’m constantly the new girl in the whorehouse. – Robert Mitchum

114002. There just isn’t any pleasing some people. The trick is to stop trying. – Robert Mitchum

114003. I kept the same suit for six years and the same dialogue. They just changed the title of the picture and the leading lady. – Robert Mitchum

114004. People think I have an interesting walk. Hell, I’m just trying to hold my gut in. – Robert Mitchum

114005. Gracious dying is a huge, macabre and expensive joke on the American public. – Jessica Mitford

114006. I have nothing against undertakers personally. It’s just that I wouldn’t want one to bury my sister. – Jessica Mitford

114007. Things on the whole are much faster in America; people don’t ‘stand for election’, they ‘run for office.’ – Jessica Mitford

114008. You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty. – Jessica Mitford

114009. An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead. – Nancy Mitford

114010. I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It’s so frightfully good I’ve never bothered to read another. – Nancy Mitford

114011. I Love children, especially when they cry for then someone takes them away. – Nancy Mitford

114012. Surely a King who loves pleasure is less dangerous than one who loves glory? – Nancy Mitford

114013. To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease. – Nancy Mitford

114014. Any type of operating system that I wanted to be able to hack, I basically compromised the source code, copied it over to the university because I didn’t have enough space on my 200 megabyte hard drive. – Kevin Mitnick

114015. So the ethic I was taught in school resulted in the path I chose in my life following school. – Kevin Mitnick

114016. All they need to do is to set up some website somewhere selling some bogus product at twenty percent of the normal market prices and people are going to be tricked into providing their credit card numbers. – Kevin Mitnick

114017. Should we fear hackers? Intention is at the heart of this discussion. – Kevin Mitnick

114018. Security is always going to be a cat and mouse game because there’ll be people out there that are hunting for the zero day award, you have people that don’t have configuration management, don’t have vulnerability management, don’t have patch management. – Kevin Mitnick

114019. We have problems with our physical security, operational security through to management. – Kevin Mitnick

114020. Then again, my case was all about the misappropriation of source code because I wanted to become the best hacker in the world and I enjoyed beating the security mechanisms. – Kevin Mitnick

114021. The hacker mindset doesn’t actually see what happens on the other side, to the victim. – Kevin Mitnick

114022. Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Inc, which set the computing world on its ear with the Macintosh in 1984. – Kevin Mitnick

114023. Some people think technology has the answers. – Kevin Mitnick

114024. Are hackers a threat? The degree of threat presented by any conduct, whether legal or illegal, depends on the actions and intent of the individual and the harm they cause. – Kevin Mitnick

114025. Of course I’m sure half the people there hate me and half the people like me. – Kevin Mitnick

114026. I believe in having each device secured and monitoring each device, rather than just monitoring holistically on the network, and then responding in short enough time for damage control. – Kevin Mitnick

114027. As a young boy, I was taught in high school that hacking was cool. – Kevin Mitnick

114028. So what I was essentially doing was, I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary software to advance my agenda of becoming the best at breaking through the lock. – Kevin Mitnick

114029. But a lot of businesses out there don’t see the return on investment, they look at it as a liability, and until they can understand that proactive security actually returns, gives them a return on investment, it’s still a hard sell for people. – Kevin Mitnick

114030. My actions constituted pure hacking that resulted in relatively trivial expenses for the companies involved, despite the government’s false claims. – Kevin Mitnick

114031. I made stupid decisions as a kid, or as a young adult, but I’m trying to be now, I’m trying to take this lemon and make lemonade. – Kevin Mitnick

114032. I was pretty much the government’s poster boy for what I had done. – Kevin Mitnick

114033. I’m an expert witness in a case that’s in appeal about a guy who allegedly misappropriated source code from a major, major company – he actually worked there and then apparently they found it on his laptop later. – Kevin Mitnick

114034. It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts, people whose skill at using computers to solve technical problems and puzzles was – and is – respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills. – Kevin Mitnick

114035. Back in my day, I would probe by hand. Now you can get commercial software that does the job for you. – Kevin Mitnick

114036. I was always really into the music rather than the scene. – Rhona Mitra

114037. I’m a lager drinker. I’m quite a stupid lager drinker. I do like my lager and mashed potatoes. – Rhona Mitra

114038. When I was on my own in a hotel room in Romania, I had the imagination to keep myself occupied. – Rhona Mitra

114039. There’s nothing particularly physical that I find attractive in a man. It’s men with a passion for something that I find attractive. – Rhona Mitra

114040. I’m not really a girlie. I can be once in a while, but then I tend to fall off the heels. – Rhona Mitra

114041. I’m a huge Star Wars fan. I lost my Darth Vader watch. – Rhona Mitra

114042. I wanted to go out and experience the fields. – Rhona Mitra

114043. I used to go to raves, but I was never into the whistles and white gloves. – Rhona Mitra

114044. Spiderman can climb walls and he’s got a cool outfit. – Rhona Mitra

114045. I got quite bored when I was hanging in the air. I want to do it without a parachute next. – Rhona Mitra

114046. I don’t think I’m particularly sexual, no more than anyone else, though I am very creative. – Rhona Mitra

114047. I crammed my exams in London and did fine. – Rhona Mitra

114048. Between ’89 and ’93 I was a wild child, a real nutter. – Rhona Mitra

114049. I was a complete loon, but I don’t regret a bit of it. – Rhona Mitra

114050. I never use a score when conducting my orchestra. Does a lion tamer enter a cage with a book on how to tame a lion? – Dimitri Mitropoulos

114051. We are beginning to see the benefits of global consolidation. – Lakshmi Mittal

114052. We are not in the business of iron ore. Whatever captive iron ore sources we have, we use it to make steel. – Lakshmi Mittal

114053. At the end of the day you have to keep emotions away. – Lakshmi Mittal

114054. France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history. – Francois Mitterrand

114055. A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books. – Francois Mitterrand

114056. I am so tired of being told by Democratic operatives to “suck it up” because so many other profound issues are at stake. – David Mixner

114057. By the way, Marilyn Monroe was a size 14. – Issey Miyake

114058. Many people will say, well, clothes should be worn; but I think people can look at them in public, like seeing a film. I think museum exhibitions are very important. – Issey Miyake

114059. We can also cut by heat – heat punch. And we also can cut by cold – extreme cold. When you cut with heat, it makes a mark. With cold, no mark. It depends on the fabric. – Issey Miyake

114060. To be honest, I think we should find first the possibility to make it. Research is first – if you’re not interested, you never can find something. Many things happen from forgotten machines – ones that are no longer used. – Issey Miyake

114061. Well, what I’m doing is really clothing. I’m not doing sculpture. – Issey Miyake

114062. The purpose – where I start – is the idea of use. It is not recycling, it’s reuse. – Issey Miyake

114063. One of my assistants found this old German machine. It was originally used to make underwear. Like Chanel, who started with underwear fabric – jerseys – we used the machine that made underwear to make something else. – Issey Miyake

114064. Of course there are many ways we can reuse something. We can dye it. We can cut it. We can change the buttons. Those are other ways to make it alive. But this is a new step to use anything – hats, socks, shirts. It’s the first step in the process. – Issey Miyake

114065. I very much like dance and dancers. – Issey Miyake

114066. I started to work with cotton fabrics. I used cotton because it’s easy to work with, to wash, to take care of, to wear if it’s warm or cold. It’s great. That was the start. – Issey Miyake

114067. I sent 200, 300 of the clothes that I had made, and the dancers chose what they liked. – Issey Miyake

114068. I have worked with several dance companies. – Issey Miyake

114069. From the beginning I thought about working with the body in movement, the space between the body and clothes. I wanted the clothes to move when people moved. The clothes are also for people to dance or laugh. – Issey Miyake

114070. Design is not for philosophy it’s for life. – Issey Miyake

114071. A great thing happening now in art is that artists are using the figure, the body, clothing, life. – Issey Miyake

114072. You see it in the many bouncing clothes that are not just pleats. To make them, two or three people twist them – twist, twist, twist the pleats, sometimes three or four persons twist together and put it all in the machine to cook it. – Issey Miyake

114073. Even when I work with computers, with high technology, I always try to put in the touch of the hand. – Issey Miyake

114074. What comes next? Super Mario 128? Actually, that’s what I want to do. – Shigeru Miyamoto

114075. Well, for over a year now at my desk, a prototype program of Luigi and Mario has been running on my monitor. We’ve been thinking about the game, and it may be something that could work on a completely new game system. – Shigeru Miyamoto

114076. I think I can make an entirely new game experience, and if I can’t do it, some other game designer will. – Shigeru Miyamoto

114077. I wanted to make something very unique, something very different. – Shigeru Miyamoto

114078. Video games are bad for you? That’s what they said about rock-n-roll. – Shigeru Miyamoto

114079. I am an animator. I feel like I’m the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I’m rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work. – Hayao Miyazaki

114080. I can’t do a film after having debated it. I am unable to do a film while discussing it with my team. I issue directives. I do not achieve it otherwise. – Hayao Miyazaki

114081. I never read reviews. I’m not interested. But I value a lot the reactions of the spectators. – Hayao Miyazaki

114082. Is someone different at age 18 or 60? I believe one stays the same. – Hayao Miyazaki

114083. We live in an age when it is cheaper to buy the rights to movies than to make them. – Hayao Miyazaki

114084. When a man is shooting a handgun, it’s just like he is shooting because that’s his job, and he has no other choice. It’s no good. When a girl is shooting a handgun, it’s really something. – Hayao Miyazaki

114085. We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. – Kenji Miyazawa

114086. I suspect that American workers have come to lack a work ethic. They do not live by the sweat of their brow. – Kiichi Miyazawa

114087. The worst-tempered people I’ve ever met were the people who knew they were wrong. – Addison Mizner

114088. Misery loves company, but company does not reciprocate. – Addison Mizner

114089. Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it. – Addison Mizner

114090. Poets are born, not paid. – Addison Mizner

114091. Where there is a will there is a lawsuit. – Addison Mizner

114092. God gives us relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends. – Addison Mizner

114093. Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up. – Wilson Mizner

114094. You sparkle with larceny. – Wilson Mizner

114095. To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady. – Wilson Mizner

114096. There is something about a closet that makes a skeleton terribly restless. – Wilson Mizner

114097. The most efficient water power in the world – women’s tears. – Wilson Mizner

114098. Most hard-boiled people are half-baked. – Wilson Mizner

114099. The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you’re in. – Wilson Mizner

114100. The cuckoo who is on to himself is halfway out of the clock. – Wilson Mizner

114101. The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away. – Wilson Mizner

114102. Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him. – Wilson Mizner

114103. The first hundred years are the hardest. – Wilson Mizner

114104. To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it. – Wilson Mizner

114105. If you count all your assets you always show a profit. – Wilson Mizner

114106. I’ve spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience. – Wilson Mizner

114107. I’ve had ample contact with lawyers, and I’m convinced that the only fortune they ever leave is their own. – Wilson Mizner

114108. I’d rather know a square guy than own a square mile. – Wilson Mizner

114109. I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education. – Wilson Mizner

114110. If you steal from one author it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many it’s research. – Wilson Mizner

114111. I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it. – Wilson Mizner

114112. Life’s a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest. – Wilson Mizner

114113. I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at. – Wilson Mizner

114114. Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton. – Wilson Mizner

114115. God help those who do not help themselves. – Wilson Mizner

114116. I know of no sentence that can induce such immediate and brazen lying as the one that begins, ‘Have you read – .’ – Wilson Mizner

114117. Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down. – Wilson Mizner

114118. A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant. – Wilson Mizner

114119. A fellow who is always declaring he’s no fool usually has his suspicions. – Wilson Mizner

114120. A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something. – Wilson Mizner

114121. A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune. – Wilson Mizner

114122. In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork. – Wilson Mizner

114123. Art is science made clear. – Wilson Mizner

114124. Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. – Wilson Mizner

114125. Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave. – Wilson Mizner

114126. Failure has gone to his head. – Wilson Mizner

114127. Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something. – Wilson Mizner

114128. It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found. – Wilson Mizner

114129. All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long. – Wilson Mizner

114130. Sometimes I’m really dressed up, and it really turns me on. – Isaac Mizrahi

114131. That’s one thing about fashion that you really shouldn’t be-you can’t be melancholy in fashion because people don’t respond to it. – Isaac Mizrahi

114132. The last thing I want to become is one of those talking heads where everything is satiny smooth and you know what the next question is going to be. – Isaac Mizrahi

114133. The more relaxed you can get, the better you’ll do. – Isaac Mizrahi

114134. The reason people like to watch ball games is because they don’t really know exactly what’s going to happen from moment to moment. That’s why you watch the entire thing. – Isaac Mizrahi

114135. This is what I like about being a designer: You can’t really get it until you see it. – Isaac Mizrahi

114136. What if Woody Allen called me and said, I’m working on this movie and there’s a really divine role for you. We want exactly you! It would be such a fantasy. Forget it! My idol, Woody Allen! – Isaac Mizrahi

114137. What you do, you don’t think of as a product. – Isaac Mizrahi

114138. You’re not working with models, you’re working with real women who have, like, anatomy. Models do not have anatomy. – Isaac Mizrahi

114139. When someone says you can’t do what you know you can do, then you can’t do anything. – Isaac Mizrahi

114140. You don’t necessarily live for the moment; you live for hope-what you’re going to get, what you’re going to say, what you’re going to think. – Isaac Mizrahi

114141. You know what makes me teary? Goya. Goya makes me cry. – Isaac Mizrahi

114142. You know who a role model for me is? George Ballanchine. – Isaac Mizrahi

114143. You listen to Handel operas, right? And there are a thousand of them, right? And they all sound alike. If I look back on my work, maybe it’s the same thing. – Isaac Mizrahi

114144. People say it’s really the press who create those soundbites about fashion. That’s what sells magazines and clothes. – Isaac Mizrahi

114145. How do I do it? I don’t know how I wouldn’t do it – that’s the thing. – Isaac Mizrahi

114146. When people ask, Do you like children? I always say, I like some children, yes. Some children I don’t like. – Isaac Mizrahi

114147. I’m not trying to be the next Joan Rivers. – Isaac Mizrahi

114148. I have a lot of obligations. – Isaac Mizrahi

114149. All I want are high heels, high heels. If I was a girl, I’d wear a lot of high heels. High, stiletto heels. – Isaac Mizrahi

114150. Either it works or it doesn’t. – Isaac Mizrahi

114151. Even though I grew up as a Sephardic Jew in Brooklyn where we ate Syrian food and went to temple, it was still America. – Isaac Mizrahi

114152. Everyone asks, Will he make it, will she make it? You never make it. – Isaac Mizrahi

114153. Half the time I don’t even think about it, I just throw something on because I’m so late or so busy. – Isaac Mizrahi

114154. I don’t want to offend people. – Isaac Mizrahi

114155. I’d love to talk to Angelina Jolie. On my show I would love her because she’s a mysterious, mysterious figure. – Isaac Mizrahi

114156. Most of my life I was occupied with American television and American food. My ethnicity was my choice. It still is. – Isaac Mizrahi

114157. I’m so involved in melancholy. – Isaac Mizrahi

114158. If I just do it, it will take less time than telling someone what I’m thinking, and have them free associate, and then come back to me and I’ll hate it and I’ll have to redo it. – Isaac Mizrahi

114159. If you try to have a fashion show with Bach fugues and John Coltrane, it doesn’t really work. – Isaac Mizrahi

114160. In Paris, it used to feel like you were living in a museum. As beautiful as it was, it’s still limited. But here you have just everything. – Isaac Mizrahi

114161. Just when I think I hate fashion, I hate clothes, I’m seized by this crazy thing that I have to do. I have this little studio now where I just draw. I can be in the room for three days and not even look up. – Isaac Mizrahi

114162. Mick Jagger, his face was very new. It became a sex symbol. – Isaac Mizrahi

114163. I don’t like people to feel completely described by the clothes they wear of mine. I want them to feel that they’re describing themselves. – Isaac Mizrahi

114164. I’d love to talk to Joaquin Phoenix because he’s a very private guy. Also, he’s creating a new kind of sexy leading man. To me, his face is new and might be legendary someday. – Isaac Mizrahi

114165. China and the U.S. have a very symbiotic relationship which will not decline any time soon. There are more shared interests as compared to shared differences and for this reason relations will continue to be good. – Mark Mobius

114166. If you ever want to eat a tuna sandwich again, don’t go to a tuna factory. I visited one where they had two lines: one was the human food line and one was the cat food line – and they didn’t look any different. – Mark Mobius

114167. Shareholder activism is not a privilege – it is a right and a responsibility. When we invest in a company, we own part of that company and we are partly responsible for how that company progresses. If we believe there is something going wrong with the company, then we, as shareholders, must become active and vocal. – Mark Mobius

114168. I get about 25 letters a month, and I answer every one of them. – Mary Ann Mobley

114169. I have seen doctors, in good faith, leave patients on steroids for years, thinking they are doing right. A friend of mine was on steroids for so long, she has severe osteoporosis. – Mary Ann Mobley

114170. I’m home about two days a month, and on those I have to pack. – Mary Ann Mobley

114171. In 1962 I was diagnosed with this incurable disease. – Mary Ann Mobley

114172. Only a portion of my intestinal tract was working. – Mary Ann Mobley

114173. The one thing I have wanted to stay away from is the steroids. When I had an attack two years ago in my home state of Mississippi, they put me on steroids, thinking they were doing the right thing, and I had a violent reaction. – Mary Ann Mobley

114174. Ulcerative colitis can be cured by the operation, but you cannot cure Crohn’s disease. – Mary Ann Mobley

114175. I grew up in the church, and I feel very strongly about it. – Mary Ann Mobley

114176. I got cocky and I stopped taking my vitamins. It was an inconvenience to have a suitcase full of vitamins with me on the road. About two years ago, it caught up with me. – Mary Ann Mobley

114177. My daughter is one of the associate producers on two shows for Disney. I am really proud of her. – Mary Ann Mobley

114178. I do a lot of races for the cure for breast cancer. – Mary Ann Mobley

114179. Have a hand in your own treatment. I have nothing but praise for our doctors, but I think they could help us better, and we can help them if we work together. – Mary Ann Mobley

114180. Antioxidants have a good effect on certain forms of Crohn’s disease. – Mary Ann Mobley

114181. We are going to find, I think, several different kinds of Crohn’s disease. – Mary Ann Mobley

114182. Stress exacerbates any problem, whether it’s diabetes, heart trouble, MS, or whatever. – Mary Ann Mobley

114183. If I was a sex symbol, I would be getting laid a lot more than I am now. – Moby

114184. I’m like a monk with a taste for hookers. – Moby

114185. I don’t really trust men who claim they are not interested in porn. – Moby

114186. I have many favorite artists… Van Gogh as one, but he didn’t really sing a lot! – Colin Mochrie

114187. I do enjoy working with Ryan although he owes me money. – Colin Mochrie

114188. I’m a traveling practical joker. That’s my line of work. – Colin Mochrie

114189. I think the challenge is going out in front of a paying audience with absolutely nothing and trying to entertain them for two hours. Thankfully, I only think about that right before we go on, and then once we’re out there, everything’s fine. – Colin Mochrie

114190. And if that isn’t the truth, it would be a lie. – Colin Mochrie

114191. I am such a pessimist that every project has surpassed what I envisioned. – Colin Mochrie

114192. Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung? – Colin Mochrie

114193. Give me liberty or give me a bran muffin! – Colin Mochrie

114194. As a kid I watched television 24 hours a day and loved every minute of it. The two shows that always make me laugh and are therefore my favourites are The Dick Van Dyke Show and Fawlty Towers. – Colin Mochrie

114195. Give me liberty or a bran muffin! – Colin Mochrie

114196. Many people think it’s in bad taste to advertise for an insane asylum… but come on down. We’re going crazy. – Colin Mochrie

114197. There are so many things I’d like to change in the industry. Everything from the reliance of style over substance to their reluctance to hire me for big budget blockbusters, but the thing I would love most would be if they understood people don’t have to be Hollywood beautiful to be sexy or interesting. – Colin Mochrie

114198. I’m handsome, no ands, buts or ifs. – Colin Mochrie

114199. This just in: Beverly Hills 90210, Cleveland Browns 3. – Colin Mochrie

114200. You know, in the 1970’s, when I was in high school, I belonged to a band called the Happy Funk Band. Until an unfortunate typo caused us to be expelled from school. – Colin Mochrie

114201. When I’m on stage, it’s a little world I’ve created where I’m sort of the thing, so I have total control over everything that happens. When we’re improvising, I’m with someone I totally trust. I know things are going to work out. I don’t have those guarantees in life. There are no consequences on stage. – Colin Mochrie

114202. Well, it seems all the fish in the rivers are dying. Could this be an act of cod? – Colin Mochrie

114203. We’ll be back to our nature documentary, ‘Baggy the Anorexic Elephant’ in just a second. – Colin Mochrie

114204. We want to be funny. We want to make people laugh… We’ll do whatever it takes. – Colin Mochrie

114205. The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Bruce Springsteen, these are just some of the people who threatened to sue if we used their songs. – Colin Mochrie

114206. To be a dramatic writer takes hard work, talent, and discipline. And that’s why I just make up crap. – Colin Mochrie

114207. My god! It’s a hamster with explosives taped around it’s waist! – Colin Mochrie

114208. There’s many times this year I’ve sat back and thought, I’m making a living from making things up. It’s the only skill I have so I’ve been really lucky. – Colin Mochrie

114209. The people who influenced me most were the people who said I would never make it. They gave me a thirst for revenge. – Colin Mochrie

114210. Please call your second witness, and then call your mother, she worries. – Colin Mochrie

114211. Our top story tonight: Famous TV dolphin flipper was arrested today on prostitution ring charges. He allegedly was seen transporting two 16 year olds across state line for immoral porpoises. – Colin Mochrie

114212. Onstage I do all the stuff I’d never do in real life, like lashing out at people who make me mad or freaking out in a long bank lineup. Performing allows me to fulfill all the sicko fantasies I’ve ever had. – Colin Mochrie

114213. Nine out of ten Americans believe that out of ten people, one person will always disagree with the other nine! – Colin Mochrie

114214. My most important professional accomplishment to date is the ability to keep working with absolutely no skills whatsoever. – Colin Mochrie

114215. We all have a dinosaur deep within us just trying to get out. – Colin Mochrie

114216. I have a great legacy, tarnished somewhat by the move. – Art Modell

114217. I do want to go out on top, as a winner. – Art Modell

114218. I don’t want my grandchildren to go through what I went through. – Art Modell

114219. The pride and presence of a professional football team is far more important than 30 libraries. – Art Modell

114220. That got us started on revenue sharing, and we couldn’t have done it without all the teams. – Art Modell

114221. If you start becoming withdrawn and looking over your shoulder, being careful about what you say, that’s being paranoid. This is an open, accessible team. That’s been my trademark for years. – Art Modell

114222. I want to be remembered as a guy who tried his best and did his best. – Art Modell

114223. I never lied to a person in my life; my kids didn’t, either. – Art Modell

114224. I have enjoyed the years enormously in Cleveland and especially in Baltimore. – Art Modell

114225. I had to do what I had to do to keep my family alive. Period. – Art Modell

114226. The quality of ownership is not what it was in yesteryear. – Art Modell

114227. The experience of using a Rolleiflex camera is very different than using a SLR. – Matthew Modine

114228. You hope and pray that you’ll get involved with a director that you understand and who has the same sensibility as you do and knows how to push you and bring out the best in you. – Matthew Modine

114229. We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well – to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me. – Matthew Modine

114230. Think of Frank Capra and Preston Sturges. They used the same actors over and over again. – Matthew Modine

114231. They don’t have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people. – Matthew Modine

114232. There’s a discipline. When you take someone’s portrait, you don’t have to take 50 photographs, just find that one so that when you release the shutter, that’s the image that you took. – Matthew Modine

114233. Everything is so convenient in New York. – Matthew Modine

114234. I always thought that it was kind of silly that a baseball card could be worth so much money. – Matthew Modine

114235. I don’t think that digital photography is romantic yet. It’s not sympathetic the way that film is. – Matthew Modine

114236. I bought all the stuff, but nothing was as satisfying to me as using the Rolleiflex because it was one shot. – Matthew Modine

114237. I never set out to be rich and famous. I wanted to follow my own path. – Matthew Modine

114238. If you take 2001: A Space Odyssey as an example of somebody who creates a new language in film by what he was able to accomplish with art direction, photography, lighting, etc., it is still a gold standard for science fiction. – Matthew Modine

114239. It was the baseball fantasy of a lifetime – to be able to sit on the bench with all those professional athletes. I got to take my son along because I wasn’t sure I would be able to play with them. – Matthew Modine

114240. My father taught me to paint when I was young with watercolors and so I learned at a very young age the essential elements of the value of light and composition. – Matthew Modine

114241. Photography is about light and what it does and how it is captured on a piece of negative. – Matthew Modine

114242. So the thing that’s beautiful about the Rolleiflex is that I open the camera up from the top and put my face in and that the camera’s all about composition and all about light. – Matthew Modine

114243. Stanley didn’t shy away from true humanity or from the ugliness that all people are capable of. – Matthew Modine

114244. For example, Michael Mann’s film Collateral – there is certain kinds of stories that lend themselves to digital photography. Some things are very raw stories that digital photography kind of lends itself to. – Matthew Modine

114245. I’ve worked with Robert Altman a couple of times too. – Matthew Modine

114246. I cannot solve the problem of life by losing myself in the problem of art. – Tina Modotti

114247. I think my comparison with Shane would be a loner. I always got the impression that she wasn’t scared to be alone. She enjoys it. I can relate to that. – Katherine Moennig

114248. I liked the way my character, Shane, was first introduced. You get introduced to her through this sexual action, and I thought that was so cool and just kind of summed up what she enjoys and who she is, to a certain extent. She’s a complete sexual being and the great thing is that she doesn’t apologize for it. It’s just who she is. We rarely see women be able to do that on television. – Katherine Moennig

114249. I like stories that are not normal, everyday lives. I don’t personally seek them out, but they find me. – Katherine Moennig

114250. My best friend growing up really put the bug in my ear about acting. We created this one hour-and-a-half improv play when we were 10 or 11 and performed it at the library. We just played off each other so well and had the best time doing it and the funniest part was, we wound up having packed houses, other people loved it too. – Katherine Moennig

114251. Stage is about imperfections and working with them, whether it be from you or the audience. – Katherine Moennig

114252. What I find very attractive, what I find sexual, are people who are unapologetic for who they are and comfortable with themselves. And I think with those two things sexual energy does come out because you’re not hovering or censoring yourself, you’re just being who you are. And being who you are is a very attractive quality in a person. – Katherine Moennig

114253. My biggest challenge is trust, and really believing that trust, in letting things just happen personally and professionally and trust with myself. But I’m getting better at it. – Katherine Moennig

114254. I went to an all-girls pre school where everyone went off to Harvard or Yale, and I had zero interest in doing so. I think they thought I was on drugs. There was a neighboring all-boys school, so we’d get together and do dumb things. It was your typical Catholic-American upbringing. – Katherine Moennig

114255. I think I made a mistake once… yeah… it was only once. – Jay Mohr

114256. I think golf is a waste of time and a waste of a sunny afternoon. I also stink at it. I have never found anything, including divorce and a sexual harassment suit, more frustrating. – Jay Mohr

114257. You know how to tell if the teacher is hung over? Movie Day. – Jay Mohr

114258. Why are baseball managers the only coaches who dress up like the players? – Jay Mohr

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114259. When human beings stop progressing at an endeavor, they stop enjoying it and move on to something else. Not golfers. Masochists, all of them. – Jay Mohr

114260. Unfortunately, there are no mulligans when it comes to pro football contracts. – Jay Mohr

114261. True Yankees are born, not made. – Jay Mohr

114262. Not everyone likes sports. Gandhi and Malcolm X come to mind. – Jay Mohr

114263. If it doesn’t know what to charge you for nosebleed seats, your team sucks. – Jay Mohr

114264. I wasn’t the guy everyone liked. I was the guy that wouldn’t shut up. – Jay Mohr

114265. I wonder why there is a designated hitter in baseball after all these years? As an experiment, it seemed like a swell enough idea, but you would think the novelty would have worn off by now and everyone would get back to playing baseball. – Jay Mohr

114266. I hate golf. I do not understand how anyone can enjoy it, much less love it. – Jay Mohr

114267. Fantasy football is not only a good thing, but a great thing. – Jay Mohr

114268. If it has to sell its mascot, your team sucks. – Jay Mohr

114269. I never minded George Steinbrenner spending obscene amounts of money to put the best product on the field. – Jay Mohr

114270. Commitment and co-operation to overcome barriers and difficulties, and determination to achieve the standards of the EU as well as NATO membership, are and have always been the principal target. – Alfred Moisiu

114271. What staggers me is not the persistence of illusion, but the persistence of the world in the face of illusion. – A. G. Mojtabai

114272. Five years ago, we thought of the Web as a new medium, not a new economy. – Clement Mok

114273. Design, in its broadest sense, is the enabler of the digital era – it’s a process that creates order out of chaos, that renders technology usable to business. Design means being good, not just looking good. – Clement Mok

114274. It’s not rocket science. It’s social science. – Clement Mok

114275. Hopefully, I’ll just get to be part of good films and work with good people, and that’s how it will develop. – Gretchen Mol

114276. Donnie Brasco was great, but the energy on the set made it kinda hard to get in there and have an opinion. – Gretchen Mol

114277. I began thinking I would do musical theater because in high school that was really the only sort of curriculum they had as far as getting onstage and doing anything that anybody would see. So that’s what I did. – Gretchen Mol

114278. I focused on where she was from of course, her voice and her history, her relationship with God – her religion. This was probably the strongest relationship she has had, really. She never seemed to maintain close relationships with husbands. – Gretchen Mol

114279. I haven’t had to do too many, or many explicit ones. Everybody feels weird, and everybody is trying to tiptoe around and make you think they’re not there. The last time I did a love scene, I couldn’t keep a straight face. – Gretchen Mol

114280. I think because I’ve maintained my residence in New York, those kinds of films have been more accessible. – Gretchen Mol

114281. I think it’s sort of disrespectful to the partner you’re having sex with to talk about it. – Gretchen Mol

114282. It’s hard to know really how it’s going to happen, but the career ebbs and flows and now there’s a nicer feeling of interest than there has been at other times. – Gretchen Mol

114283. It’s not like I have a master plan or anything. – Gretchen Mol

114284. The interesting thing about Bettie Page that I discovered was to leave the mystery. She always retained a little mystery. Let there be some unknowns. – Gretchen Mol

114285. People were always able to look at Bettie Page and see what they needed her to be and she gave them that permission to do so. So in that way she’s a feminist but I don’t think she was ever trying to be. – Gretchen Mol

114286. Every good act is charity. A man’s true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows. – Moliere

114287. Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety. – Moliere

114288. As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men, I see no reason why anyone should be exempt. – Moliere

114289. All which is not prose is verse; and all which is not verse is prose. – Moliere

114290. It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do. – Moliere

114291. Oh, how fine it is to know a thing or two. – Moliere

114292. All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing. – Moliere

114293. People of quality know everything without ever having learned anything. – Moliere

114294. It infuriates me to be wrong when I know I’m right. – Moliere

114295. Don’t appear so scholarly, pray. Humanize your talk, and speak to be understood. – Moliere

114296. If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble. – Moliere

114297. If you make yourself understood, you’re always speaking well. – Moliere

114298. If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless. – Moliere

114299. I want to be distinguished from the rest; to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me. – Moliere

114300. I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue. – Moliere

114301. I live on good soup, not on fine words. – Moliere

114302. I have the knack of easing scruples. – Moliere

114303. It is a strange enterprise to make respectable people laugh. – Moliere

114304. It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love. – Moliere

114305. Oh, I may be devout, but I am human all the same. – Moliere

114306. It’s true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found. – Moliere

114307. Love is often the fruit of marriage. – Moliere

114308. No matter what Aristotle and the Philosophers say, nothing is equal to tobacco; it’s the passion of the well-bred, and he who lives without tobacco lives a life not worth living. – Moliere

114309. Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place. – Moliere

114310. Solitude terrifies the soul at twenty. – Moliere

114311. Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive. – Moliere

114312. People don’t mind being mean; but they never want to be ridiculous. – Moliere

114313. Books and marriage go ill together. – Moliere

114314. One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others. – Moliere

114315. Reason is not what decides love. – Moliere

114316. He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure. – Moliere

114317. I feed on good soup, not beautiful language. – Moliere

114318. A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool. – Moliere

114319. A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house. – Moliere

114320. A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. – Moliere

114321. Esteem must be founded on preference: to hold everyone in high esteem is to esteem nothing. – Moliere

114322. It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all. – Moliere

114323. One should eat to live, not live to eat. – Moliere

114324. Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error. – Moliere

114325. I have the fault of being a little more sincere than is proper. – Moliere

114326. We die only once, and for such a long time. – Moliere

114327. True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise. – Moliere

114328. To marry a fool is to be no fool. – Moliere

114329. There’s nothing quite like tobacco: it’s the passion of decent folk, and whoever lives without tobacco doesn’t deserve to live. – Moliere

114330. There is no praise to bear the sort that you put in your pocket. – Moliere

114331. There are pretenders to piety as well as to courage. – Moliere

114332. The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself. – Moliere

114333. The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. – Moliere

114334. The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them. – Moliere

114335. Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired. – Moliere

114336. Ah! how annoying that the law doesn’t allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts. – Moliere

114337. Grammar, which knows how to control even kings. – Moliere

114338. Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion. – Moliere

114339. The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. – Moliere

114340. Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money. – Moliere

114341. I do remember being a fan of the Marvel characters and not liking the DC characters at all. – Alfred Molina

114342. You’re suspended sixty feet up in the air, you’ve been up there for three hours, and all the shot requires is that you have to sort of react to getting punched in the head. – Alfred Molina

114343. To be challenged means to strive. I’m almost certain that’s true. – Alfred Molina

114344. The worst thing that an actor can do is go into any project with a lack of respect for the material. You can have an opinion about it, but you have to respect yourself in doing it. – Alfred Molina

114345. My father was a waiter basically, and when I got my first professional job as an actor, I left a job that he found me for half the amount of money. So anyone would think that they’re stupid, that that would be a stupid move. – Alfred Molina

114346. I’ve been acting for 25 years, living out of suitcases on theater tours or film locations. – Alfred Molina

114347. I’ve always been terrified about being bored. I always think being bored is the worst thing. The only strategic decision I ever made as an actor was to try and make each job as different as possible. – Alfred Molina

114348. I love playing villains. – Alfred Molina

114349. Every job is different. I don’t think that I’ve ever had that wonderful feeling when you’ve finished a job or where you feel like you’ve mastered it or sort of nailed it… You can never be satisfied. If you’re satisfied, it’s time to retire. – Alfred Molina

114350. I’m not qualified to do anything else. So there better be another job. I’m kind of stuck now. I’m enjoying my life and I’m enjoying my work, and I’m enjoying the fact that the work I’m doing is garnering some interest and that’s great. I just hope that it continues. – Alfred Molina

114351. When I first got here, every time you’d say breast feeding on the House floor there would be a snicker. This has been happening since creation. Can we finally get a grip on it? – Susan Molinari

114352. We don’t separate out men and women working together in corporations. – Susan Molinari

114353. I believe very strongly that when it comes to desire, when it comes to attraction, that things are never black and white, things are very much shades of grey. – Brian Molko

114354. So, then you find yourself in a situation where you have to do things because they’re on offer to you, because you don’t have much self-respect left. You just can’t say no, even to something that you’ve never done before. You just can’t help yourself. – Brian Molko

114355. We live in a strange bubble. – Brian Molko

114356. Being so honest in my writing is cathartic. – Brian Molko

114357. The more you’ll dress up the more fun you’ll have. – Brian Molko

114358. Dresses, I find, are impractical in social situations, but I enjoy wearing them a great deal on stage. – Brian Molko

114359. Placebo is music for outsiders, by outsiders and our gigs are like conventions of outcasts, which is cool. – Brian Molko

114360. My mouth has a tendency to get me into trouble, but because I’m so small and I take on people who are lager than me. If someone punched me, I’d get my drummer beat them up. – Brian Molko

114361. Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting individuality and being proud of being yourself. – Brian Molko

114362. I’d be interested in finding out if there is a light you walk into, and if you do meet people from your life and walk hand in hand with Jesus. I would hate for my death to be tragic: I’d like to be old when it happens. But hopefully a young death is unlikely. – Brian Molko

114363. I refuse to be held responsible for bringing back a wave of pasty-faced people into the world. – Brian Molko

114364. I love being a freak. It’s great! – Brian Molko

114365. I guess the line between being paranoid and being a rock star is smaller than one would expect. – Brian Molko

114366. I feel very comfortable with the way I look, and I feel very comfortable with the kind of confusion that it creates in people’s minds. – Brian Molko

114367. There’s a hell of a lot of freedom in this rock and roll circus… it’s where all the freaks go – it’s the environment for me. – Brian Molko

114368. I’m tired of being around men all the time. I’m going to start a band called Skirt with three girls and I’ll play the guitar and sing backing vocals in drag. I went window shopping when I was in New York, saw a lot of amazing dresses. – Brian Molko

114369. If we are to fulfill the promise of this great Nation that everybody in our society has equal access to the law, obviously having the resources to have access to the law is extremely important. – Alan Mollohan

114370. Violent crime rates fell steadily from 1993 to 2002, and this nearly coincides with the establishment of the community policing program known as the COPS program under the Clinton administration. – Alan Mollohan

114371. Discoveries made during the last hundred years have shown that liberalism is the best system to improve a country’s well being. – Marc Forne Molne

114372. Poverty is not inevitable. It is a human ill that we can fight if we decide to do so together. – Marc Forne Molne

114373. This path that we are now starting will be long, and we must follow it to remind ourselves of the great principles that, in our understanding, should always inspire us. – Marc Forne Molne

114374. We are all members of a single humanity, inside our hearts we all speak the same language, we all love our children and our parents, we all live in the same world. – Marc Forne Molne

114375. We must guarantee the quality of the existence of the men and women of tomorrow. – Marc Forne Molne

114376. A country’s strategy is always based on a fundamental philosophical outlook. – Marc Forne Molne

114377. No plan of battle ever survives contact with the enemy. – Helmuth von Moltke

114378. If I could uninvent anything, I would uninvent Hitler’s mum, guns and broccoli. – Dominic Monaghan

114379. I was the class clown so I was used to performing and fooling around in front of my friends. – Dominic Monaghan

114380. I could always flip between emotions and be available to suddenly do something new. I think it’s a part of playing, and you hang onto it when you’re a kid. – Dominic Monaghan

114381. I guess we’re living in a pretty sensitive world and there’s nothing you can do about that. – Dominic Monaghan

114382. I have been heartbroken once and it has affected all my relationships from there on. But now I look at it as a occupational hazard. If you are in the meat market at some point you are gonna get mad cows disease. – Dominic Monaghan

114383. I think a lot of young kids at school are very conscious of trying to keep credibility in case they kind of stand out in a crowd and get bullied by trying to stay cool and stuff. And my whole thing, all the way through school, was I was just a goof… I didn’t care. – Dominic Monaghan

114384. I think if you’re an actor, then you can work on stage – but if you’ve never done it before, you’re going to have picked up a few things that you’re going to need to change when you’re working on stage. – Dominic Monaghan

114385. I was never a big guy in pubs. I was never the main kind of aggressor or anything like that, but I found myself in trouble because I always had a mouth that would come back with something, and there was just never anyone who could make me be quiet. – Dominic Monaghan

114386. I’d love to play a gangster but I think people might say I looked a bit too young and cheeky to play a character who’d just blown someones head off! – Dominic Monaghan

114387. I’m in this position where I can afford to wait, I’m lucky enough to be financially secure to not have to do anything that’s thrown at me. You know the next couple of jobs are going to be pretty crucial in terms of how you’re perceived by people. So I’m just waiting. – Dominic Monaghan

114388. I’ve always traveled, as a kid my parents moved me around, a different place in Germany every four years. But I got the travel bug when I was a kid, living in different countries. – Dominic Monaghan

114389. My mom and dad just loved the fact that I fooled around. They just embraced it. They’d always kind of enjoy it, and they liked it when I made them laugh. – Dominic Monaghan

114390. I used to get quite upset that I’d make friends with a guy or a girl and then within the space of three years we’d move and go and live somewhere else, and you’d have to say goodbye to that person. – Dominic Monaghan

114391. We’re trying to create people that are going to change the world. – Thomas Monaghan

114392. The biggest impact I can have for what I want to do, the results I want to have with what God’s given me, is to help as many people as possible get to heaven. – Thomas Monaghan

114393. There will be masses available all day long. Confession available all day long. – Thomas Monaghan

114394. Feed the troops on victory. – John Monash

114395. I don’t care a damn for your loyal service when you think I am right; when I really want it most is when you think I am wrong. – John Monash

114396. No man is a hero in his own country. – John Monash

114397. The right response to the non-problem of global warming is to have the courage to do nothing. – Christopher Monckton

114398. The House Democrats don’t want Gore humiliated, so they slammed the door of the Capitol in my face. They are cowards. – Christopher Monckton

114399. The Biblical world view sees Earth and its ecosystems as the effect of a wise God’s creation and… therefore robust, resilient, and self-regulating, like the product of any good engineer. – Christopher Monckton

114400. I am convinced that policies meant to reduce alleged carbon dioxide-induced global warming will be destructive. – Christopher Monckton

114401. The biggest hurdle is figuring out who your friends are. Your real friends. – Eleanor Mondale

114402. I’d like to be the ambassador to the Bahamas. – Eleanor Mondale

114403. Don’t forget to vote for Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Stay home if you’re voting for Dole. – Eleanor Mondale

114404. Running for President is physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually the most demanding single undertaking I can envisage unless it’s World War III. – Walter F. Mondale

114405. What do we want our kids to do? Sweep up around Japanese computers? – Walter F. Mondale

114406. Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you’ve known as a lifestyle? Like seeing your family? Being with your friends? A fishing trip? A hunting trip? A night’s sleep? – Walter F. Mondale

114407. I don’t want to spend the next two years in Holiday Inns. – Walter F. Mondale

114408. I said I didn’t want to spend most of my life in Holidays Inns, but I’ve checked and they’ve all been redecorated. They’re marvelous places to stay and I’ve thought it over and that’s where I’d like to be. – Walter F. Mondale

114409. If you are sure you understand everything that is going on, you are hopelessly confused. – Walter F. Mondale

114410. In our system, at about 11:30 on election night, they just push you off the edge of the cliff-and that’s it. You might scream on the way down, but you’re going to hit the bottom, and you’re not going to be in elective office. – Walter F. Mondale

114411. Modern politics today requires a mastery of television. I’ve never really warmed up to television and, in fairness to television, it’s never warmed up to me. – Walter F. Mondale

114412. Also, many consumers consider a critic to be like God Almighty. – Robert Mondavi

114413. I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook. – Robert Mondavi

114414. How beautiful it is to excel, and the goodness of giving from your heart. – Robert Mondavi

114415. Ever since I was a child, I wanted to excel in everything. – Robert Mondavi

114416. Even more importantly, it’s wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life. – Robert Mondavi

114417. Once I was able to take care of myself and my children, I then wanted to share. – Robert Mondavi

114418. As I traveled the world over, I traveled everywhere, and I learned so much. – Robert Mondavi

114419. I always knew the importance of it, since I was three or four years old my mother used to feed me wine and water. I grew up with wine as liquid food. – Robert Mondavi

114420. Critics have done the wine industry a lot of good overall. – Robert Mondavi

114421. If you go back to the Greeks and Romans, they talk about all three – wine, food, and art – as a way of enhancing life. – Robert Mondavi

114422. My wife taught me the importance of living well. – Robert Mondavi

114423. We definitely need to get the excitement back. – Robert Mondavi

114424. My mother served me wine and water from the time I was 3 years old. – Robert Mondavi

114425. My brother and I had saved $15,000 by working many years nailing fruit crates together. – Robert Mondavi

114426. Later, at Stanford University, I thought I’d become a lawyer or businessman, but my father came to me and said he thought there was a big future in the fine-wine business. – Robert Mondavi

114427. There are a lot of people with a lot of money, and I’m amazed they don’t understand what a great pleasure it can be to give. – Robert Mondavi

114428. It is giving me a great satisfaction, because I had the notion that we could make great wines equal to the greatest wines in the world, and everybody said it was impossible. – Robert Mondavi

114429. This is what I think is very essential… moderation can be good for you. – Robert Mondavi

114430. I’ve always wanted to improve on the idea of living well, In moderation, wine is good for you – mentally, physically, and spiritually. – Robert Mondavi

114431. I want to make wines that harmonize with food – wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness. – Robert Mondavi

114432. I say to consumers: instead of relying totally on critics, drink what you like and like what you drink. – Robert Mondavi

114433. We want to raise the art of living well. – Robert Mondavi

114434. Whether I played marbles, whether I played football or slam anything else, I wanted to excel. – Robert Mondavi

114435. Wine has been with civilized man from the beginning. – Robert Mondavi

114436. The position of the artist if humble. He is essentially a channel. – Piet Mondrian

114437. I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. – Claude Monet

114438. People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love. – Claude Monet

114439. No one is an artist unless he carries his picture in his head before painting it, and is sure of his method and composition. – Claude Monet

114440. I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. – Claude Monet

114441. Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love. – Claude Monet

114442. Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. – Claude Monet

114443. My life has been nothing but a failure. – Claude Monet

114444. I’m not trying to stay in the same place and I’m not trying to compete with what’s currently in fashion. That would be dishonest. But, at the same time, I’m different and the music reflects that to some degree. – Eddie Money

114445. I still do a bit of this and a bit of that. Some brews and there’s nothing wrong with a bud or two! I still do a bit of this and a bit of that. Some brews and there’s nothing wrong with a bud or two! – Eddie Money

114446. I love L.A. for the beach and stuff, that’s the reason I live here. – Eddie Money

114447. I’ve always loved the blues, John Lee Hooker, Janis Joplin, Hendrix. – Eddie Money

114448. Well it’s a drastic procedure by your standards and mine, but for the people who are living in desperation perhaps the best way to understand it is that it seems no more drastic to them than circumcision. – John Money

114449. It costs $30,000 to $50,000 per year to send someone to jail. You don’t have to pay so much to send someone to school at Johns Hopkins. – John Money

114450. It makes it very exciting don’t you think to live in an age of, of discovery of human personality this way? – John Money

114451. You have it or you don’t… I think I have it. – Chris Moneymaker

114452. I really believed that the priests were acquainted with my thoughts; and often stood in great awe of them. They often told me they had power to strike me dead at any moment. – Maria Monk

114453. All around me insisted that my doubts proved only my own ignorance and sinfulness; that they knew by experience they would soon give place to true knowledge, and an advance in religion; and I felt something like indecision. – Maria Monk

114454. Before I took the veil, I was ornamented for the ceremony, and was clothed in a rich dress belonging to the Convent, which was used on such occasions; and placed not far from the altar in the chapel, in the view of a number of spectators who had assembled, perhaps about forty. – Maria Monk

114455. Great dislike to the Bible was shown by those who conversed with me about it, and several have remarked to me, at different times, that if it were not for that book, Catholics would never be led to renounce their own faith. – Maria Monk

114456. I have hardly detained the reader long enough on the subject, to give him a just impression of the stress laid on confession. It is one of the great points to which our attention was constantly directed. – Maria Monk

114457. I have, I think, afforded every opportunity that could be reasonably expected, to judge of my credibility. – Maria Monk

114458. I must be informed, that one of my great duties was, to obey the priests in all things; and this I soon learnt, to my utter astonishment and horror, was to live in the practice of criminal intercourse with them. – Maria Monk

114459. I often remembered also that I had been told, that we shall have as many devils biting us, if we go to hell, as we have unconfessed sins on our consciences. – Maria Monk

114460. So far as I know, there were no pains taken to preserve secrecy on this subject; that is, I saw no attempt made to keep any of the inmates of the Convent in ignorance of the murder of children. – Maria Monk

114461. A number of girls of my acquaintance went to school to the nuns of the Congregational Nunnery, or Sisters of Charity, as they are sometimes called. – Maria Monk

114462. My parents were both from Scotland, but had been resident in Lower Canada some time before their marriage, which took place in Montreal; and in that city I spent most of my life. – Maria Monk

114463. Others too would occasionally entertain and privately express such doubts; though we all had been most solemnly warned by the cruel murder of Saint Francis. – Maria Monk

114464. She gave me another piece of information which excited other feelings in me, scarcely less dreadful. Infants were sometimes born in the convent; but they were always baptized and immediately strangled! – Maria Monk

114465. I was born at St. John’s, where they lived for a short time. – Maria Monk

114466. Some of the priests from the Seminary were in the nunnery every day and night, and often several at a time. – Maria Monk

114467. Standing near the door, we dipped our fingers in the holy water, crossed and blessed ourselves, and proceeded up to the sleeping-room, in the usual order, two by two. – Maria Monk

114468. The Bishop, as I have remarked, was not very dignified on all occasions, and sometimes acted in such a manner as would not have appeared well in public. – Maria Monk

114469. The day on which I received confirmation was a distressing one to me. – Maria Monk

114470. The manufacture of wax candles was another important branch of business in the nunnery. – Maria Monk

114471. The only recreation there allowed, however, is that of the mind, and of this there is but little. – Maria Monk

114472. Unfortunately, I was not wise enough to listen to her advice, and hastily married. In a few weeks, I had occasion to repent of the step I had taken, as the report proved true – a report which I thought justified, and indeed required, our separation. – Maria Monk

114473. We were constantly hearing it repeated, that we must never again look upon ourselves as our own; but must remember, that we were solemnly and irrevocably devoted to God. – Maria Monk

114474. We were kept at work, and permitted to speak with each other only on such subjects as related to the Convent, and all in the hearing of the old nuns who sat by us. – Maria Monk

114475. Priests, she insisted, could not sin. It was a thing impossible. Everything that they did, and wished, was of course right. She hoped I would see the reasonableness and duty of the oaths I was to take, and be faithful to them. – Maria Monk

114476. On the day, therefore, when I went to the church to be confirmed, with a number of others, I suffered extremely from the reproaches of my conscience. – Maria Monk

114477. I think about that “empty” space a lot. That emptiness is what allows for something to actually evolve in a natural way. I’ve had to learn that over the years – because one of the traps of being an artist is to always want to be creating, always wanting to produce. – Meredith Monk

114478. Yes, the more I go through life I realize that there’s really no separation between practice and art at all. The two things more and more become one rather than two different aspects of my life. – Meredith Monk

114479. Sometimes in the past when I was going to perform a piece again I would listen to old recordings and try to reproduce the material. This time I realized that carrying around old information, trying to get everything in, and still be in the moment just doesn’t work. – Meredith Monk

114480. I somehow sensed when I was a teenager that I wanted to do my own work. I was quite clear that I didn’t want to be an interpretative kind of artist. I had an intuition about wanting to create my own form, in one way or another, whatever that would be. – Meredith Monk

114481. That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something. – Meredith Monk

114482. Be-bop wasn’t developed in any deliberate way. – Thelonious Monk

114483. Everybody in all countries tries to play jazz. – Thelonious Monk

114484. I can shoot pool, and I can play ping-pong. I’m pretty good at those games. – Thelonious Monk

114485. I don’t know what other people are doing – I just know about me. – Thelonious Monk

114486. I guess, you know, if I didn’t make it with the piano, I guess I would’ve been the biggest bum. – Thelonious Monk

114487. I never though much about race. – Thelonious Monk

114488. I’d go stupid collecting and counting my money. – Thelonious Monk

114489. We have two kids, my wife and myself. – Thelonious Monk

114490. All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians. – Thelonious Monk

114491. I’m not saying my wife’s a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer. – Bob Monkhouse

114492. Silence is not only golden, it is seldom misquoted. – Bob Monkhouse

114493. I concede nothing until they throw dirt on my face. – John Monks

114494. The best performers in Europe are those who use their welfare states to help people adjust to change. – John Monks

114495. We are demonstrating for services for all the people and not just services for money. It’s very important that this message goes to the European Parliament today. – John Monks

114496. Everybody is ambitious. The question is whether he is ambitious to be or ambitious to do. – Jean Monnet

114497. Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year. – Bill Monroe

114498. Bluegrass is wonderful music. I’m glad I originated it. – Bill Monroe

114499. Country music belongs to America. – Bill Monroe

114500. I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn’t want to copy anybody. – Bill Monroe

114501. I’m a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice. – Bill Monroe

114502. Practice every time you get a chance. – Bill Monroe

114503. Jamal Crawford reminds me the most of myself, the way he goes to the basket. But they need leadership. – Earl Monroe

114504. Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don’t rush. Be quick, but don’t hurry. – Earl Monroe

114505. One of my other nicknames was Thomas Edison, because I invented so many moves. – Earl Monroe

114506. Maybe someone will step up, but they don’t have anyone right now. – Earl Monroe

114507. To impose taxes when the public exigencies require them is an obligation of the most sacred character, especially with a free people. – James Monroe

114508. Never did a government commence under auspices so favorable, nor ever was success so complete. – James Monroe

114509. The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain and the Provinces in South America still continues, without any prospect of its speedy termination. – James Monroe

114510. The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong. – James Monroe

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114511. The public lands are a public stock, which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation. – James Monroe

114512. The payments which have been made into the Treasury show the very productive state of the public revenue. – James Monroe

114513. The great increase of our population throughout the Union will alone produce an important effect, and in no quarter will it be so sensibly felt as in those in contemplation. – James Monroe

114514. The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil. – James Monroe

114515. Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will. – James Monroe

114516. It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty. – James Monroe

114517. Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all – liberty! – James Monroe

114518. National honor is the national property of the highest value. – James Monroe

114519. Our relations with the other powers of Europe have experienced no essential change since the last session. – James Monroe

114520. At no period of our political existence had we so much cause to felicitate ourselves at the prosperous and happy condition of our country. – James Monroe

114521. By the last returns to the Department of War the militia force of the several States may be estimated at 800,000 men – infantry, artillery, and cavalry. – James Monroe

114522. By these purchases the Indian title, with moderate reservations, has been extinguished to the whole of the land within the limits of the State of Ohio, and to a part of that in the Michigan Territory and of the State of Indiana. – James Monroe

114523. From several of the Indian tribes inhabiting the country bordering on Lake Erie purchases have been made of lands on conditions very favorable to the United States, and, as it is presumed, not less so to the tribes themselves. – James Monroe

114524. I have great satisfaction in stating that our relations with France, Russia, and other powers continue on the most friendly basis. – James Monroe

114525. If we look to the history of other nations, ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid, so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy. – James Monroe

114526. In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, not does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defence. – James Monroe

114527. A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue. – James Monroe

114528. I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful. – Marilyn Monroe

114529. A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing. – Marilyn Monroe

114530. A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night. – Marilyn Monroe

114531. I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else. – Marilyn Monroe

114532. Fame will go by and, so long, I’ve had you, fame. If it goes by, I’ve always known it was fickle. So at least it’s something I experience, but that’s not where I live. – Marilyn Monroe

114533. First, I’m trying to prove to myself that I’m a person. Then maybe I’ll convince myself that I’m an actress. – Marilyn Monroe

114534. Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. – Marilyn Monroe

114535. Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives. – Marilyn Monroe

114536. I am invariably late for appointments – sometimes as much as two hours. I’ve tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing. – Marilyn Monroe

114537. I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle. – Marilyn Monroe

114538. I am not interested in money. I just want to be wonderful. – Marilyn Monroe

114539. I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot. – Marilyn Monroe

114540. I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one. – Marilyn Monroe

114541. I guess I have always been deeply terrified to really be someone’s wife since I know from life one cannot love another, ever, really. – Marilyn Monroe

114542. Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one. – Marilyn Monroe

114543. I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy. – Marilyn Monroe

114544. I restore myself when I’m alone. – Marilyn Monroe

114545. I’m very definitely a woman and I enjoy it. – Marilyn Monroe

114546. I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it. – Marilyn Monroe

114547. I’ve never dropped anyone I believed in. – Marilyn Monroe

114548. If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere. – Marilyn Monroe

114549. If I’m a star, then the people made me a star. – Marilyn Monroe

114550. It’s all make believe, isn’t it? – Marilyn Monroe

114551. It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far. – Marilyn Monroe

114552. It’s not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on. – Marilyn Monroe

114553. It’s not true that I had nothing on. I had the radio on. – Marilyn Monroe

114554. It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone. – Marilyn Monroe

114555. Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them. – Marilyn Monroe

114556. I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. – Marilyn Monroe

114557. Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered. – Marilyn Monroe

114558. Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him. – Marilyn Monroe

114559. An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine. – Marilyn Monroe

114560. I’ve been on a calendar, but I’ve never been on time. – Marilyn Monroe

114561. Dogs never bite me. Just humans. – Marilyn Monroe

114562. The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up. – Marilyn Monroe

114563. What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course. – Marilyn Monroe

114564. To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I’m working on the foundation. – Marilyn Monroe

114565. There was my name up in lights. I said, ‘God, somebody’s made a mistake.’ But there it was, in lights. And I sat there and said, ‘Remember, you’re not a star.’ Yet there it was up in lights. – Marilyn Monroe

114566. The thing I want more than anything else? I want to have children. I used to feel for every child I had, I would adopt another. – Marilyn Monroe

114567. Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature. – Marilyn Monroe

114568. No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they’re pretty, even if they aren’t. – Marilyn Monroe

114569. My work is the only ground I’ve ever had to stand on. I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation but I’m working on the foundation. – Marilyn Monroe

114570. The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn’t any. – Marilyn Monroe

114571. How in the world any one weighing 185 pounds can be cute is beyond me. – Vaughn Monroe

114572. I knew that we were clicking when mimics started kidding my voice, I’ll know that I’m on the way out when they stop doing their imitations. – Vaughn Monroe

114573. If I had my choice, I’d pick a song that tells a story every time. There is a great deal of pleasure in doing the vocal on a number that you can put feeling into. – Vaughn Monroe

114574. It now costs more to amuse a child than it once did to educate his father. – Vaughn Monroe

114575. There are hundreds of people running around with great voices. If they would study and develop them they could become great singers. – Vaughn Monroe

114576. Well, we like to let down our hair and pep it up at the dances, but we keep it slower when we broadcast. We have to please everybody, and that softer music appeals to the larger amount of people. It’s like eating too much cake. You have to have your steak too. – Vaughn Monroe

114577. I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow, looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part, even temporarily, from their precious children. – Thomas S. Monson

114578. The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility. – Thomas S. Monson

114579. Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical, disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith, with the faith of my people. – Thomas S. Monson

114580. Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t. – Thomas S. Monson

114581. Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives. – Thomas S. Monson

114582. We tend to become like those whom we admire. – Thomas S. Monson

114583. We must not let our passions destroy our dreams. – Thomas S. Monson

114584. Though we may not necessarily forfeit our lives in service to our God, we can certainly demonstrate our love for Him by how well we serve Him. – Thomas S. Monson

114585. Choose your love, Love your choice. – Thomas S. Monson

114586. Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God’s approval. – Thomas S. Monson

114587. Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life. – Thomas S. Monson

114588. I acknowledge that I do not understand the processes of creation, but I accept the fact of it. – Thomas S. Monson

114589. I urge you to hold fast to your standards. I plead with you not to waver. – Thomas S. Monson

114590. On occasion we need to make a second effort – and a third effort, and a fourth effort, and as many degrees of effort as may be required to accomplish what we strive to achieve. – Thomas S. Monson

114591. Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect. – Thomas S. Monson

114592. The reward of eternal life requires effort. – Thomas S. Monson

114593. One sees a blatant disregard for the precious souls of mankind. – Thomas S. Monson

114594. Faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other. – Thomas S. Monson

114595. I wasn’t with Joseph, but I believe him. My faith did not come to me through science, and I will not permit so-called science to destroy it. – Thomas S. Monson

114596. Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith. – Thomas S. Monson

114597. I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don’t take counsel of your fears. – Thomas S. Monson

114598. I forbid you, agnostic, doubting thoughts, to destroy the house of my faith. – Thomas S. Monson

114599. Choose a field that will supply sufficient remuneration to provide adequately for your companion and your children. I bear testimony that these criteria are very important in choosing your life’s work. – Thomas S. Monson

114600. I counseled many returning missionaries. I interviewed 1,700 missionaries all over the world. My advice to them is that you should study and prepare for your life’s work in a field that you enjoy. – Thomas S. Monson

114601. In reality, we are all travelers – even explorers of mortality. – Thomas S. Monson

114602. Another interesting field, which is my own, is cofactors, not only to the disease but also to transmission. I am still puzzled by the fact that you get more sexual transmission in some ethnic populations. One way to answer this is to look for genetic factors. – Luc Montagnier

114603. AIDS does not inevitably lead to death, especially if you suppress the co-factors that support the disease. It is very important to tell this to people who are infected. – Luc Montagnier

114604. It’s easier to learn things for life by the age of 12 and not the age of 18. This is just my guess. – Luc Montagnier

114605. AIDS win be our first priority, but in two years’ time we don’t know where AIDS research will stand, so we are also thinking of activity on other diseases. – Luc Montagnier

114606. Since most of the transmission is sexual transmission, you have a regional or local response to the virus. – Luc Montagnier

114607. What seems to be clear to me is that after the primary infection most of the cells die indirectly, but at the later stage, when the viral load is very high, the virus kills a lot of cells directly. – Luc Montagnier

114608. What perhaps should receive more attention is the effect of the treatment on the virus. – Luc Montagnier

114609. We don’t know why, but there are some gradients of infection. – Luc Montagnier

114610. We are working with a biotech company, Calypte, which has designed a urine test for the HIV antibody. – Luc Montagnier

114611. They don’t actually see the real world, where 95% of the people with HIV are not treated and are dying. And even though we have some blue sky now in our country, the sky could become cloudy again very soon. – Luc Montagnier

114612. The idea of the live-virus vaccine is to produce in a continuous way some viral antigens. – Luc Montagnier

114613. I’ve participated in meetings where there were concerns by ethical experts. There is no clear solution. – Luc Montagnier

114614. That is why it is so important not only to have excellent treatment but also to try to get back the immune defense, because there you have a natural defense that takes place everywhere. – Luc Montagnier

114615. Basic research is very useful, but it should be more geared toward application than it was before. – Luc Montagnier

114616. Psychological factors are critical in supporting immune function. If you suppress this psychological support by telling someone he’s condemned to die, your words alone will have condemned him. – Luc Montagnier

114617. Our goal is not to completely eradicate the infection – that would be very difficult – but to produce a vaccine that will prevent not infection but disease. I think this is more possible. – Luc Montagnier

114618. One could not have isolated this retrovirus without knowledge of other retroviruses, that’s obvious. But I believe we have answered the criteria of isolation. – Luc Montagnier

114619. My proposal now is to test a vaccine first on people who have been infected, and if you show some efficacy at this level, you might be able to go further to study uninfected people in a population with a high rate of infection. – Luc Montagnier

114620. It’s very difficult in our society. You cannot impose certain behavioral changes. Education can do it at the right time, probably by high school. After that it is too late. – Luc Montagnier

114621. It’s clear that prevention will never be sufficient. That’s why we need a vaccine that will be safe. – Luc Montagnier

114622. I think we should put the same weight now on the co-factors as we have on HIV. – Luc Montagnier

114623. I am very puzzled by the fact that young people are getting infected again. They don’t take precautions despite an enormous amount of information. It’s like riding a race car at 200 kilometers an hour. Some people like the risk. – Luc Montagnier

114624. The center will be fully operational in two years’ time, but probably in the middle of the year we will have a temporary laboratory of 4,000 square feet. – Luc Montagnier

114625. The cultured man is an artist, an artist in humanity. – Ashley Montagu

114626. The principal contributor to loneliness in this country is television. What happens is that the family ‘gets together’ alone. – Ashley Montagu

114627. The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality. – Ashley Montagu

114628. The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. – Ashley Montagu

114629. The idea is to die young as late as possible. – Ashley Montagu

114630. The deepest human defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become. – Ashley Montagu

114631. There have been some medical schools in which somewhere along the assembly line, a faculty member has informed the students, not so much by what he said but by what he did, that there is an intimate relation between curing and caring. – Ashley Montagu

114632. Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof. – Ashley Montagu

114633. One goes through school, college, medical school and one’s internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success. – Ashley Montagu

114634. It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one’s earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison. – Ashley Montagu

114635. Human beings are the only creatures who are able to behave irrationally in the name of reason. – Ashley Montagu

114636. The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease. What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease. – Ashley Montagu

114637. By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being. – Ashley Montagu

114638. Hell has been described as a pocket edition of Chicago. – Ashley Montagu

114639. To judge therefore of Shakespeare by Aristotle’s rule is like trying a man by the Laws of one Country who acted under those of another. – Elizabeth Montagu

114640. Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences; like a sword without a scabbard, it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants. – Elizabeth Montagu

114641. She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it. – Elizabeth Montagu

114642. I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress. – Elizabeth Montagu

114643. I never invite idiots to my house. – Elizabeth Montagu

114644. We have the melancholy dilemma of not being in a state to make peace or to prosecute war. – George Montagu

114645. Civility costs nothing, and buys everything. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114646. I don’t say ‘Tis impossible for an impudent man not to rise in the world, but a moderate merit with a large share of impudence is more probable to be advanced than the greatest qualifications without it. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114647. I hate the noise and hurry inseparable from great Estates and Titles, and look upon both as blessings that ought only to be given to fools, for ‘Tis only to them that they are blessings. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114648. I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114649. In short I will part with anything for you but you. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114650. Life is too short for a long story. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114651. No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114652. People commonly educate their children as they build their houses, according to some plan they think beautiful, without considering whether it is suited to the purposes for which they are designed. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114653. No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114654. Prudent people are very happy; ’tis an exceeding fine thing, that’s certain, but I was born without it, and shall retain to my day of Death the Humour of saying what I think. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114655. Solitude begets whimsies. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114656. Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114657. Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114658. While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114659. We travellers are in very hard circumstances. If we say nothing but what has been said before us, we are dull and have observed nothing. If we tell anything new, we are laughed at as fabulous and romantic. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114660. We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously takes prisoner the knave of hearts. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114661. The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114662. The pretty fellows you speak of, I own entertain me sometimes, but is it impossible to be diverted with what one despises? I can laugh at a puppet show, at the same time I know there is nothing in it worth my attention or regard. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114663. Writers of novels and romance in general bring a double loss to their readers; robbing them of their time and money; representing men, manners, and things, that never have been, or are likely to be. – Mary Wortley Montagu

114664. Girls marry for love. Boys marry because of a chronic irritation that causes them to gravitate in the direction of objects with certain curvilinear properties. – Ashley Montague

114665. The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become. – Ashley Montague

114666. War hath no fury like a non-combatant. – Charles Edward Montague

114667. To be amused at what you read – that is the great spring of quotation. – Charles Edward Montague

114668. There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it. – Charles Edward Montague

114669. The number of medals on an officer’s breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line. – Charles Edward Montague

114670. Patriotism has served, at different times, as widely different ends as a razor, which ought to be used in keeping your face clean and yet may be used to cut your own throat or that of an innocent person. – Charles Edward Montague

114671. A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie. – Charles Edward Montague

114672. The world is but a perpetual see-saw. – Michel de Montaigne

114673. If a man urge me to tell wherefore I loved him, I feel it cannot be expressed but by answering: Because it was he, because it was myself. – Michel de Montaigne

114674. I do not speak the minds of others except to speak my own mind better. – Michel de Montaigne

114675. I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself. – Michel de Montaigne

114676. I have often seen people uncivil by too much civility, and tiresome in their courtesy. – Michel de Montaigne

114677. I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of. – Michel de Montaigne

114678. I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly. – Michel de Montaigne

114679. I put forward formless and unresolved notions, as do those who publish doubtful questions to debate in the schools, not to establish the truth but to seek it. – Michel de Montaigne

114680. I quote others only in order the better to express myself. – Michel de Montaigne

114681. I set forth a humble and inglorious life; that does not matter. You can tie up all moral philosophy with a common and private life just as well as with a life of richer stuff. Each man bears the entire form of man’s estate. – Michel de Montaigne

114682. I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older. – Michel de Montaigne

114683. I study myself more than any other subject. That is my metaphysics, that is my physics. – Michel de Montaigne

114684. It is not death, it is dying that alarms me. – Michel de Montaigne

114685. If a man should importune me to give a reason why I loved him, I find it could no otherwise be expressed, than by making answer: because it was he, because it was I. – Michel de Montaigne

114686. How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables. – Michel de Montaigne

114687. If ordinary people complain that I speak too much of myself, I complain that they do not even think of themselves. – Michel de Montaigne

114688. If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love. – Michel de Montaigne

114689. If you don’t know how to die, don’t worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don’t bother your head about it. – Michel de Montaigne

114690. If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I. – Michel de Montaigne

114691. Ignorance is the softest pillow on which a man can rest his head. – Michel de Montaigne

114692. In nine lifetimes, you’ll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you. – Michel de Montaigne

114693. In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk – they are all part of the curriculum. – Michel de Montaigne

114694. It is a monstrous thing that I will say, but I will say it all the same: I find in many things more restraint and order in my morals than in my opinions, and my lust less depraved than my reason. – Michel de Montaigne

114695. It is a sign of contraction of the mind when it is content, or of weariness. A spirited mind never stops within itself; it is always aspiring and going beyond its strength. – Michel de Montaigne

114696. It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully. – Michel de Montaigne

114697. There are some defeats more triumphant than victories. – Michel de Montaigne

114698. I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind – and to work some of those contradictions out for myself. – Michel de Montaigne

114699. Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations. – Michel de Montaigne

114700. A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. – Michel de Montaigne

114701. A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. – Michel de Montaigne

114702. A straight oar looks bent in the water. What matters is not merely that we see things but how we see them. – Michel de Montaigne

114703. A wise man never loses anything, if he has himself. – Michel de Montaigne

114704. A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can. – Michel de Montaigne

114705. Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face. – Michel de Montaigne

114706. Ambition is not a vice of little people. – Michel de Montaigne

114707. An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity. – Michel de Montaigne

114708. An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity. – Michel de Montaigne

114709. Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience. – Michel de Montaigne

114710. Confidence in others’ honesty is no light testimony of one’s own integrity. – Michel de Montaigne

114711. I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie. – Michel de Montaigne

114712. Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil’s alphabet – the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies. – Michel de Montaigne

114713. I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing. – Michel de Montaigne

114714. Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them. – Michel de Montaigne

114715. Every man bears the whole stamp of the human condition. – Michel de Montaigne

114716. Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one’s own inner self. – Michel de Montaigne

114717. Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows. – Michel de Montaigne

114718. Few men have been admired of their familiars. – Michel de Montaigne

114719. For truly it is to be noted, that children’s plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions. – Michel de Montaigne

114720. Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky. – Michel de Montaigne

114721. He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. – Michel de Montaigne

114722. He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears. – Michel de Montaigne

114723. How many condemnations I have witnessed more criminal than the crime! – Michel de Montaigne

114724. It is the mind that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. – Michel de Montaigne

114725. Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one’s own goodness. – Michel de Montaigne

114726. There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to. – Michel de Montaigne

114727. It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others. – Michel de Montaigne

114728. The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere. – Michel de Montaigne

114729. The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage. – Michel de Montaigne

114730. The thing I fear most is fear. – Michel de Montaigne

114731. The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them… Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will. – Michel de Montaigne

114732. The way of the world is to make laws, but follow custom. – Michel de Montaigne

114733. The world is all a carcass and vanity, The shadow of a shadow, a play And in one word, just nothing. – Michel de Montaigne

114734. The worst of my actions or conditions seem not so ugly unto me as I find it both ugly and base not to dare to avouch for them. – Michel de Montaigne

114735. There is a sort of gratification in doing good which makes us rejoice in ourselves. – Michel de Montaigne

114736. There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom. – Michel de Montaigne

114737. There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. – Michel de Montaigne

114738. The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness. – Michel de Montaigne

114739. There is no passion so contagious as that of fear. – Michel de Montaigne

114740. The finest souls are those that have the most variety and suppleness. – Michel de Montaigne

114741. There is not much less vexation in the government of a private family than in the managing of an entire state. – Michel de Montaigne

114742. There is perhaps no more obvious vanity than to write of it so vainly. – Michel de Montaigne

114743. Those who have compared our life to a dream were right… we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep. – Michel de Montaigne

114744. ‘Tis the sharpness of our mind that gives the edge to our pains and pleasures. – Michel de Montaigne

114745. Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never venture to lie. – Michel de Montaigne

114746. Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul. – Michel de Montaigne

114747. Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way. – Michel de Montaigne

114748. We are Christians by the same title as we are natives of Perigord or Germany. – Michel de Montaigne

114749. We can be knowledgable with other men’s knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom. – Michel de Montaigne

114750. We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void. – Michel de Montaigne

114751. When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her. – Michel de Montaigne

114752. There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge. – Michel de Montaigne

114753. Not being able to govern events, I govern myself. – Michel de Montaigne

114754. It should be noted that children at play are not playing about; their games should be seen as their most serious-minded activity. – Michel de Montaigne

114755. Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself. – Michel de Montaigne

114756. Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think. – Michel de Montaigne

114757. Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do. – Michel de Montaigne

114758. Love to his soul gave eyes; he knew things are not as they seem. The dream is his real life; the world around him is the dream. – Michel de Montaigne

114759. Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages. – Michel de Montaigne

114760. Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out. – Michel de Montaigne

114761. Marriage, a market which has nothing free but the entrance. – Michel de Montaigne

114762. My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened. – Michel de Montaigne

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114763. My trade and art is to live. – Michel de Montaigne

114764. The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre. – Michel de Montaigne

114765. No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port. – Michel de Montaigne

114766. Wit is a dangerous weapon, even to the possessor, if he knows not how to use it discreetly. – Michel de Montaigne

114767. Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it. – Michel de Montaigne

114768. Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least know. – Michel de Montaigne

114769. Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being. – Michel de Montaigne

114770. Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul. – Michel de Montaigne

114771. One may be humble out of pride. – Michel de Montaigne

114772. Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of soul, impossible. – Michel de Montaigne

114773. Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee. – Michel de Montaigne

114774. Stubborn and ardent clinging to one’s opinion is the best proof of stupidity. – Michel de Montaigne

114775. The beautiful souls are they that are universal, open, and ready for all things. – Michel de Montaigne

114776. The ceaseless labour of your life is to build the house of death. – Michel de Montaigne

114777. The confidence in another man’s virtue is no light evidence of a man’s own, and God willingly favors such a confidence. – Michel de Montaigne

114778. The entire lower world was created in the likeness of the higher world. All that exists in the higher world appears like an image in this lower world; yet all this is but One. – Michel de Montaigne

114779. No pleasure has any savor for me without communication. – Michel de Montaigne

114780. Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it’s all about what’s good for the party and not necessarily what’s good for the country. – Ricardo Montalban

114781. If you shake your fist, the other guy will shake his too. But if you extend your hand to shake their hand, then they will extend theirs also, and you’ve made a friend. – Ricardo Montalban

114782. True love doesn’t happen right away; it’s an ever-growing process. It develops after you’ve gone through many ups and downs, when you’ve suffered together, cried together, laughed together. – Ricardo Montalban

114783. It is to TV that I owe my freedom from bondage of the Latin lover roles. Television came along and gave me parts to chew on. It gave me wings as an actor. – Ricardo Montalban

114784. There couldn’t be better parents than mine, loving yet strict. They disciplined with love. A child without discipline is, in away, a lost child. You cannot have freedom without discipline. – Ricardo Montalban

114785. I found enormous opposition to my religion. It’s like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion. – Ricardo Montalban

114786. Hollywood does not write parts for people like me, an elderly gentleman, and when they find out you’re crippled, forget about it. No, I’ll never work again. – Ricardo Montalban

114787. Being the only non-Black was a unique experience. After a few weeks, you’re not aware of skin color differences. You see the color; you’re not blind, but it doesn’t matter. You see the human being first. – Ricardo Montalban

114788. Because we should always respect other nationalities, I have always tried to play them with dignity. – Ricardo Montalban

114789. Ask not what the role can do for you; ask what you can do for the role. – Ricardo Montalban

114790. And yet I think of Christopher Reeve who said he would pay two million dollars to be able to feel pain again. What a courageous man! So I have to think that pain is a blessing. – Ricardo Montalban

114791. Standing on soil feels so much different than standing on city pavement; it lets you look inward and reflect and see who you really are, while you see a beautiful, unspoiled land as far as the eye can see. It allows your inner life to grow. – Ricardo Montalban

114792. The poet does not know – often he will never know – whom he really writes for. – Eugenio Montale

114793. Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection. – Eugenio Montale

114794. Narrative art, the novel, from Murasaki to Proust, has produced great works of poetry. – Eugenio Montale

114795. Poetry is the art which is technically within the grasp of everyone: a piece of paper and a pencil and one is ready. – Eugenio Montale

114796. Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images, but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one. – Eugenio Montale

114797. Strangely, Dante’s Divine Comedy did not produce a prose of that creative height or it did so after centuries. – Eugenio Montale

114798. There is also poetry written to be shouted in a square in front of an enthusiastic crowd. This occurs especially in countries where authoritarian regimes are in power. – Eugenio Montale

114799. There is poetry even in prose, in all the great prose which is not merely utilitarian or didactic: there exist poets who write in prose or at least in more or less apparent prose; millions of poets write verses which have no connection with poetry. – Eugenio Montale

114800. This proves that great lyric poetry can die, be reborn, die again, but will always remain one of the most outstanding creations of the human soul. – Eugenio Montale

114801. Today not even a universal fire could make the torrential poetic production of our time disappear. But it is exactly a question of production, that is, of hand-made products which are subject to the laws of taste and fashion. – Eugenio Montale

114802. Many of today’s verses are prose and bad prose. – Eugenio Montale

114803. True poetry is similar to certain pictures whose owner is unknown and which only a few initiated people know. – Eugenio Montale

114804. I have always knocked at the door of that wonderful and terrible enigma which is life. – Eugenio Montale

114805. Too many lives are needed to make just one. – Eugenio Montale

114806. However, poetry does not live solely in books or in school anthologies. – Eugenio Montale

114807. Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity. – Eugenio Montale

114808. Art is the production of objects for consumption, to be used and discarded while waiting for a new world in which man will have succeeded in freeing himself of everything, even of his own consciousness. – Eugenio Montale

114809. But poets were not considered dangerous and they were advised to exercise self-censorship. At most, poets were requested not to write at all. I took advantage of this negative liberty. – Eugenio Montale

114810. Evidently the arts, all the visual arts, are becoming more democratic in the worst sense of the word. – Eugenio Montale

114811. In reality art is always for everyone and for no one. – Eugenio Montale

114812. Happiness, for you we walk on a knife edge. To the eyes you are a flickering light, to the feet, thin ice that cracks; and so may no one touch you who loves you. – Eugenio Montale

114813. Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought. – Eugenio Montale

114814. I am perhaps a late follower of Zoroaster and I believe that the foundation of life is built upon the struggle between the two opposing forces of Good and Evil. – Eugenio Montale

114815. I do not go in search of poetry. I wait for poetry to visit me. – Eugenio Montale

114816. I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant? – Eugenio Montale

114817. It has often been observed that the repercussion of poetic language on prose language can be considered a decisive cut of a whip. – Eugenio Montale

114818. For my part, if I consider poetry as an object, I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music. – Eugenio Montale

114819. I miss the game – I miss it a lot. – Joe Montana

114820. Some guys practice like all-Americans but they can’t play! – Joe Montana

114821. Winners, I am convinced, imagine their dreams first. They want it with all their heart and expect it to come true. There is, I believe, no other way to live. – Joe Montana

114822. There’s no thrill like throwing a touchdown pass. – Joe Montana

114823. Always be prepared to start. – Joe Montana

114824. My mother and father, Joe and Theresa Montana brought me along and taught me to never quit, and to strive to be the best. – Joe Montana

114825. Confidence is a very fragile thing. – Joe Montana

114826. Cause there’s only one reason for doing anything that you set out to do. if you don’t want to be the best, then there’s no reason going out and trying to accomplish anything. – Joe Montana

114827. In sports… you play from the time you’re eight years old, and then you’re done forever. – Joe Montana

114828. Pacifists are like sheep who believe that wolves are vegetarians. – Yves Montand

114829. To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan… believe… act! – Alfred A. Montapert

114830. Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny. – Alfred A. Montapert

114831. The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. – Alfred A. Montapert

114832. The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former. – Alfred A. Montapert

114833. Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world. – Alfred A. Montapert

114834. Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices. – Alfred A. Montapert

114835. Man is raw and wild, that is one of the reasons why he needs the Christian teaching. – Alfred A. Montapert

114836. Live constructively and live optimistically. – Alfred A. Montapert

114837. If you don’t have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon. – Alfred A. Montapert

114838. Happy is the person who not only sings, but feels God’s eye is on the sparrow, and knows He watches over me. To be simply ensconced in God is true joy. – Alfred A. Montapert

114839. Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. – Alfred A. Montapert

114840. Every time you get angry, you poison your own system. – Alfred A. Montapert

114841. Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences. Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices. – Alfred A. Montapert

114842. Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to. – Alfred A. Montapert

114843. All lasting business is built on friendship. – Alfred A. Montapert

114844. In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might. – Alfred A. Montapert

114845. Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come. – Baron de Montesquieu

114846. A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century. – Baron de Montesquieu

114847. The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions. – Charles de Montesquieu

114848. The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver. – Charles de Montesquieu

114849. The severity of the laws prevents their execution. – Charles de Montesquieu

114850. The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear. – Charles de Montesquieu

114851. The less men think, the more they talk. – Charles de Montesquieu

114852. The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy. – Charles de Montesquieu

114853. Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed. – Charles de Montesquieu

114854. Useless laws weaken the necessary laws. – Charles de Montesquieu

114855. Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it. – Charles de Montesquieu

114856. There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice. – Charles de Montesquieu

114857. There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion. – Charles de Montesquieu

114858. There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window. – Charles de Montesquieu

114859. To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight. – Charles de Montesquieu

114860. We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death. – Charles de Montesquieu

114861. What orators lack in depth they make up for in length. – Charles de Montesquieu

114862. Peace is a natural effect of trade. – Charles de Montesquieu

114863. It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires. – Charles de Montesquieu

114864. To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them. – Charles de Montesquieu

114865. I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool, but be wise. – Charles de Montesquieu

114866. No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ. – Charles de Montesquieu

114867. An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war. – Charles de Montesquieu

114868. Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free. – Charles de Montesquieu

114869. Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones. – Charles de Montesquieu

114870. I have never known any distress that an hour’s reading did not relieve. – Charles de Montesquieu

114871. If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides. – Charles de Montesquieu

114872. If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are. – Charles de Montesquieu

114873. In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed. – Charles de Montesquieu

114874. Laws undertake to punish only overt acts. – Charles de Montesquieu

114875. It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption. – Charles de Montesquieu

114876. An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations. – Charles de Montesquieu

114877. Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death. – Charles de Montesquieu

114878. Liberty is the right to do what the law permits. – Charles de Montesquieu

114879. False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared. – Charles de Montesquieu

114880. Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half. – Charles de Montesquieu

114881. Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies. – Charles de Montesquieu

114882. In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions shape the chiefs of state. – Charles de Montesquieu

114883. If triangles had a god, they would give him three sides. – Charles Louis de Secondat Montesquieu

114884. There should be weeping at a man’s birth, not at his death. – Charles Louis de Secondat Montesquieu

114885. We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty. – Charles Louis de Secondat Montesquieu

114886. The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.” – Maria Montessori

114887. We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry. – Maria Montessori

114888. We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being. – Maria Montessori

114889. We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe,’ but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses. – Maria Montessori

114890. To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator. – Maria Montessori

114891. The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon. – Maria Montessori

114892. The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity. – Maria Montessori

114893. The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything! – Maria Montessori

114894. One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child. – Maria Montessori

114895. Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed. – Maria Montessori

114896. If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men. – Maria Montessori

114897. If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total development lags behind? – Maria Montessori

114898. If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks. – Maria Montessori

114899. Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world. – Maria Montessori

114900. Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war. – Maria Montessori

114901. We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master. – Maria Montessori

114902. The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil. – Maria Montessori

114903. Music is spiritual. The music business is not. – Claudio Monteverdi

114904. The end of all good music is to affect the soul. – Claudio Monteverdi

114905. The modern composer builds upon the foundation of truth. – Claudio Monteverdi

114906. Poetry transforms and redeems the common, the hurtful, the humiliating. – Susan Montez

114907. Air power is indivisible. If you split it up into compartments, you merely pull it to pieces and destroy its greatest asset, its flexibility. – Bernard Law Montgomery

114908. Decisions! And a general, a commander in chief who has not got the quality of decision, then he is no good. – Bernard Law Montgomery

114909. Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear. – Bernard Law Montgomery

114910. Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole. – Bernard Law Montgomery

114911. I was well beaten myself, and I am better for it. – Bernard Law Montgomery

114912. If we lose the war in the air we lose the war and we lose it quickly. – Bernard Law Montgomery

114913. I began drinking alcohol at the age of thirteen and gave it up in my fifty sixth year; it was like going straight from puberty to a mid-life crisis. – George Montgomery

114914. The toughest workout can never match the pain of being out of work. – George Montgomery

114915. Democracy in China is like Viagra; no such thing as free elections. – George Montgomery

114916. Eternity: a moment standing still for ever. – James Montgomery

114917. Fairest and best adorned is she Whose clothing is humility. – James Montgomery

114918. Here hyacinths of heavenly blue, shook their rich tresses to the morn. – James Montgomery

114919. Hope against hope, and ask till ye receive. – James Montgomery

114920. Joys too exquisite to last, And yet more exquisite when past. – James Montgomery

114921. The Dove, on silver pinions, winged her peaceful way. – James Montgomery

114922. ‘Tis human actions paint the chart of time. – James Montgomery

114923. Blue thou art, intensely blue; Flower, whence came thy dazzling hue? – James Montgomery

114924. Proverbs are all very fine when there’s nothing to worry you, but when you’re in real trouble, they’re not a bit of help. – L. M. Montgomery

114925. It’s so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn’t it? – L. M. Montgomery

114926. We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114927. Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114928. Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114929. There are so many unpleasant things in the world already that there is no use in imagining any more. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114930. That is one good thing about this world… there are always sure to be more springs. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114931. It only seems as if you’re doing something when you worry. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114932. In this world you’ve just got to hope for the best and prepare for the worst and take whatever God sends. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114933. As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114934. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114935. I’m not a bit changed – not really. I’m only just pruned down and branched out. The real me – back here – is just the same. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

114936. I’ve really gone into business since I got the 6 string, which was like starting all over. – Wes Montgomery

114937. Well, I got pretty good and went on the road with a group. We starved. At that time I didn’t realize that you’d work one gig in Kansas City, the next in Florida and the next gig will be in Louisville. You know, a thousand miles a night. That was really rough, man. – Wes Montgomery

114938. A lot of places we go, when they see the organ coming in, they’re expecting rock and roll, but after they hear us play they like it. To me, guitar cuts through-it carries more than organ. But organ has got more guts. – Wes Montgomery

114939. There is no government in Europe where ministers go through that kind of confirmation process, which in fact is modeled on the way the U.S. cabinet members are confirmed. – Mario Monti

114940. This is certainly not the first case in which a merger approved in one place hasn’t gone through in the other. There was a case last year where the merger between two EU companies was approved here and blocked in the U.S. – Mario Monti

114941. That statement was not addressed to the authors of political statements. I said that I deplore attempts to misinform the public and to /trigger/ political intervention. And there were such attempts. – Mario Monti

114942. Reference to the territory and total disregard for the nationality of the companies is of course the best guarantee that competition assessment remain just that and doesn’t get affected by trade or other considerations. – Mario Monti

114943. Like other antitrust agencies we make our assessment of a merger or antitrust case based on its impact on our jurisdiction, and not on the nationality of the companies. This is exactly what the U.S. antitrust agencies, the Justice Department and the FTC, do. – Mario Monti

114944. I have the most profound respect for the Department of Justice and the FTC. We in Europe are a younger and I would say junior institution to the historical antitrust experience of the US. – Mario Monti

114945. I don’t believe we’re seeing the beginning of a divergence. We have seen a partial divergence on this case. – Mario Monti

114946. As to the question of elected or not elected, each member of the European Commission has been appointed jointly by the governments of the 15 member states, and undergone individual scrutiny and a vote of confidence from the European Parliament. – Mario Monti

114947. A lot of the American press at the time was saying ‘just watch what happens when Bertelsmann tries to buy EMI, that will be a moment of truth that will show the Commission’s true colors.’ Well, that deal never happened either. – Mario Monti

114948. Try to guess my answer to that question, however temptingly you pose it. – Mario Monti

114949. I don’t recall getting a first guitar. – Ronnie Montrose

114950. I was producing demos for a band that was called Physical Ed. Out of production of demos I went and did a few jam sessions with then in Northern California clubs, but I never actually toured with them. – Ronnie Montrose

114951. You know, you don’t please everybody. – Ronnie Montrose

114952. It was very satisfying knowing I could come in not really knowing what I was going to do, and at the end of the session feeling that I’d really done interesting guitar work and knowing that I’d really contributed to the music. – Ronnie Montrose

114953. I’m pursuing soundtrack work in the southern California area and down the line I plan to make a moody, intense acoustic album. Not all acoustic, but an acoustic – oriented guitar record that I’ve already written most of the material for. – Ronnie Montrose

114954. I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty powerful influence on me. – Ronnie Montrose

114955. I was working with Bill Graham management at the time and it was obvious to everyone concerned that albums like Open Fire, while they were good for me creatively, were not going to be commercially successful. – Ronnie Montrose

114956. I was too broke to buy a guitar so I more borrowed guitars from friends. – Ronnie Montrose

114957. Attempting to write vocal oriented songs to me felt like going through the motions and if you are going to go through the motions you might as well just do any gig that caused you to do repetitive motions like banging a hammer or serving fries. – Ronnie Montrose

114958. I shared guitars before I actually got one of my own and played a guy’s Silver tone and played another guys Danelectro 12 string and it was at about age 17 that I actually started playing. – Ronnie Montrose

114959. I am very aware now that music is a business, but there is also a way to go about making music that is true to yourself as opposed to doing, you know, just going through the motions and making things that would just be commercially successful. – Ronnie Montrose

114960. Gamma was a logical progression after doing the Open Fire record. – Ronnie Montrose

114961. But it has been a long process because I’m kind of a renaissance person. – Ronnie Montrose

114962. Because it was the original 4 guys, and the dynamic of those 4 guys interacting together that had the power. – Ronnie Montrose

114963. I was following my muse and I was very fortunate in having good people around me and it turned out to be a pretty good recording in my opinion. – Ronnie Montrose

114964. The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed. – Frederica Montseny

114965. The people themselves, and only the people, determine the rhythm of our fight. – Frederica Montseny

114966. The struggle is so great that the triumph over fascism alone is worth the sacrifice of our lives. – Frederica Montseny

114967. There are Anarchists in other parts of the world who are unable to, comprehend the position of the Spanish Anarchists. I do not pretend to censor these Anarchists. – Frederica Montseny

114968. There is, therefore, no solution possible other than an economy directed by the workers through their organisations of control-through the workers’ syndicates. – Frederica Montseny

114969. We have confirmed something we only knew in theory, namely that revolution, in which uncontrolled and uncontrollable forces operate imperiously, is blind and destructive, grandiose and cruel. – Frederica Montseny

114970. We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain; attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism. – Frederica Montseny

114971. Prostitution presents a moral, economic and social problem that cannot be resolved juridically. – Frederica Montseny

114972. If all our comrades of Europe, America and other countries, who do not understand what we are doing to Spanish Anarchism, would come to Spain, we could then see how they would react. – Frederica Montseny

114973. We need no messiah and no sterile conception of a god menacing us with hell and purgatory. – Frederica Montseny

114974. Never will the Anarchists in Spain be made to suffer as they have been and are in Russia. – Frederica Montseny

114975. Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite – a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood. – Frederica Montseny

114976. And we will accept the creation of the Iberian Federation of a socialist republic which will give each region the right to construct its life in accordance with its economic possibilities and political preponderance. – Frederica Montseny

114977. In order to fully realise our aspirations, we must create in the masses of the people the sense of sacrifice and responsibility that has been the characteristic of the anarchist movement throughout its historic development in Spain. – Frederica Montseny

114978. In Spain, we should have enough intelligence, enough sense of individual and collective responsibility to do for ourselves that which would be imposed upon us by a dictatorship. – Frederica Montseny

114979. I wish to say that we Anarchists have never changed our position. We are Anarchists as of old and still pursue the same ideals. – Frederica Montseny

114980. But we must create in each person a sense of responsibility in order that each one of us can have the right to enjoy all his rights. – Frederica Montseny

114981. Authority is something from which we are constantly subtracting, of which there remains always a residue, and which we attempt to make smaller and smaller. – Frederica Montseny

114982. Our constancy, same might call it our madness, was necessary to wear down the oppressive forces of the old democracy which, in Spain, was a hundred years behind the times. – Frederica Montseny

114983. Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other. Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar, and a great hater of the truth. – Susanna Moodie

114984. The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men. – Susanna Moodie

114985. I have no wish for a second husband. I had enough of the first. I like to have my own way to lie down mistress, and get up master. – Susanna Moodie

114986. Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow. – Susanna Moodie

114987. Large parties given to very young children… foster the passions of vanity and envy, and produce a love of dress and display which is very repulsive in the character of a child. – Susanna Moodie

114988. When things come to the worse, they generally mend. – Susanna Moodie

114989. Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest. – Dwight L. Moody

114990. It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words? – Dwight L. Moody

114991. Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle, nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded. – Dwight L. Moody

114992. No man can resolve himself into Heaven. – Dwight L. Moody

114993. Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement. – Dwight L. Moody

114994. There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things. – Dwight L. Moody

114995. We talk about heaven being so far away. It is within speaking distance to those who belong there. Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people. – Dwight L. Moody

114996. Where one man reads the Bible, a hundred read you and me. – Dwight L. Moody

114997. The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible. – Dwight L. Moody

114998. If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me. – Dwight L. Moody

114999. There’s no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself. – Dwight L. Moody

115000. We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine. – Dwight L. Moody


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