180000 famous quotes part 116 – 115001 to 116000

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180000 famous quotes part 116 – 115001 to 116000

115001. Death may be the King of terrors… but Jesus is the King of kings! – Dwight L. Moody

115002. A man ought to live so that everybody knows he is a Christian… and most of all, his family ought to know. – Dwight L. Moody

115003. A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have. – Dwight L. Moody

115004. Character is what a man is in the dark. – Dwight L. Moody

115005. We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God. – Dwight L. Moody

115006. A good example is far better than a good precept. – Dwight L. Moody

115007. I know the Bible is inspired because it inspires me. – Dwight L. Moody

115008. Faith makes all things possible… love makes all things easy. – Dwight L. Moody

115009. Give me a man who says this one thing I do, and not those fifty things I dabble in. – Dwight L. Moody

115010. God doesn’t seek for golden vessels, and does not ask for silver ones, but He must have clean ones. – Dwight L. Moody

115011. God never made a promise that was too good to be true. – Dwight L. Moody

115012. I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man. – Dwight L. Moody

115013. Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man. – Dwight L. Moody

115014. No player can become accustomed to New York’s climate in August in a few days. The playing conditions, the courts in New York and France are very different. – Helen Wills Moody

115015. Unless a player goes in for intensive play and tournament competition, two racquets are sufficient. – Helen Wills Moody

115016. The seeded draw came into being. This means that the two best players of the tournament are placed in opposite halves in the draw, and cannot possibly meet until the finals, if they come through successfully against all the rest of the participants. – Helen Wills Moody

115017. The angle from which the line and ball are seen makes a tremendous difference in the call, and the player who is inclined to fret inwardly about decisions should realize this. – Helen Wills Moody

115018. When I play, I become entirely absorbed in the game. It may be a form of concentration. – Helen Wills Moody

115019. I can remember when, as a beginner, I was delighted with any ball as long as it would bounce. – Helen Wills Moody

115020. Four times out of five the linesman gets a better view of the ball near him than the player himself. – Helen Wills Moody

115021. Balls should be good for at least six sets, and for more for the average player. But if the rallies are long, they do not last as long as this. There is a fuzz on the surface that wears off on the hard court. – Helen Wills Moody

115022. The 1927 Wimbledon finals were almost put off because of the rain, which threatened every moment. – Helen Wills Moody

115023. I love the feel of hitting the ball hard, the pleasure of a rally. It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is. – Helen Wills Moody

115024. Spectators often express disfavor of fair decisions. – Helen Wills Moody

115025. My feelings, as the last ball travelled over the net, and as I realized that the final match was mine, I cannot describe. I felt that here was a prize for all the games I had ever played. – Helen Wills Moody

115026. While no one railroad can completely duplicate another line, two or more may compete at particular points. – John Moody

115027. The nation did not begin to realize the extraordinary possibilities of the vast Western territory until its attention was thus suddenly and definitely concentrated on the Pacific by the annual addition of over fifty million dollars to the circulating medium. – John Moody

115028. The public conviction that a railroad linking the West and the East was an absolute necessity became so pronounced after the gold discoveries of ’49 that Congress passed an act in 1853 providing for a survey of several lines from the Mississippi to the Pacific. – John Moody

115029. The railroad originally was as completely dissociated from steam propulsion as was the ship. – John Moody

115030. The States which form the northern border of the United States westward from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast include an area several times larger than France and could contain ten Englands and still have room to spare. – John Moody

115031. When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period. – John Moody

115032. With the reorganization of 1898 finished, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad entered a new period in its history. – John Moody

115033. Yet, in 1850 nearly all the railroads in the United States lay east of the Mississippi River, and all of them, even when they were physically mere extensions of one another, were separately owned and separately managed. – John Moody

115034. The history of the Erie Railroad ever since 1901 has been a record of progress. – John Moody

115035. The United States as we know it today is largely the result of mechanical inventions, and in particular of agricultural machinery and the railroad. – John Moody

115036. The financial history of the Baltimore and Ohio since the close of the nineteenth century is interesting chiefly in connection with changes in the control of the property. – John Moody

115037. The construction of extensive railways, however, and particularly the consolidation of small, experimental lines into large systems, dates from the days of the discovery of gold in California. – John Moody

115038. The close relationship between railroad expansion and the genera development and prosperity of the country is nowhere brought more distinctly into relief than in connection with the construction of the Pacific railroads. – John Moody

115039. People began to understand that with the acquisition of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent, of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited, so far as the development of natural resources and the genera production of wealth were concerned. – John Moody

115040. Many of the railroad evils were inherent in the situation; they were explained by the fact that both managers and public were dealing with a new agency whose laws they did not completely understand. – John Moody

115041. In the United States three new methods of transportation made their appearance at almost the same time – the steamboat, the canal boat, and the rail car. – John Moody

115042. In the decade before the Civil War various north and south lines of railway were projected and some of these were assisted by grants of land from the Federal Government. – John Moody

115043. Horses and mules, and even sail cars, made more rapid progress than did the earliest locomotive. – John Moody

115044. Great men are usually the products of their times and one of the men developed by these times takes rank with the greatest railroad leaders in history. – John Moody

115045. Farmers, merchants, manufacturers, and the traveling public have all had their troubles with the transportation lines, and the difficulties to which these struggles have given rise have produced that problem which is even now apparently far from solution. – John Moody

115046. As the contest proceeded, public interest increased and the entire country watched to see which company would win the big government subsidies through the mountains. – John Moody

115047. Consequently many large railroad systems of heavy capitalization bid fair to run into difficulties on the first serious falling off in general business. – John Moody

115048. Does not science prove that there is no Creator? – Paul Moody

115049. I turned forty, and I’m finally going to get married and maybe have a kid. – Rick Moody

115050. It’s also true, however, that having conquered the regional writer ghetto, I am now intent on conquering the nationalist writer ghetto and moving out into the world more. – Rick Moody

115051. Writing the book was itself a process of concealing and revealing. – Rick Moody

115052. When prose gets too stylized and out of control – and Stein is sometimes a good example – when you don’t know what the hell is going on, then it’s kind of boring. – Rick Moody

115053. What genre it falls under is only of interest later. – Rick Moody

115054. This is odd, but there are certain things that are really embarrassing to talk about – one is my job and the success that I’ve had in it, and the other is money. – Rick Moody

115055. The process of composition, messing around with paragraphs and trying to make really good prose, is hardwired into my personality. – Rick Moody

115056. The point is to balance on the edge between musicality and content. – Rick Moody

115057. The Ice Storm, because of the movie, has had, or is to have, a vigorous life in other cultures. – Rick Moody

115058. So while it is true that I find really dark stuff funny sometimes, it’s also true that as a writer of books I want to have the whole range of human emotions. – Rick Moody

115059. Nonfiction that uses novelistic devices and strategies to shape the work. That’s material that I really like. – Rick Moody

115060. My grandfather was a newspaper publisher and his paper had all the comics in NYC, so some of my earliest memories are of reading the family paper and heading straight for the comics insert. – Rick Moody

115061. My contention is that that style is just as stylized as an ornate style. – Rick Moody

115062. I made this list of stuff that it’s time for me to try to do. – Rick Moody

115063. Literature precedes genre. – Rick Moody

115064. I judged about a zillion awards this year so I’ve been reading a lot of books that just came out. – Rick Moody

115065. But that incessant drive to be out there in the literary universe that was important to me when I was in my twenties, like going to a Paris Review party or whatever, that seems totally irrelevant now. – Rick Moody

115066. Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem. – Rick Moody

115067. I always wanted to write something illustrated, and the Details strip finally gave me the opportunity. – Rick Moody

115068. I am in Boston right now, in fact, to do work at the New England Historical Genealogical Library, where I’m trying to finish up tracing my lineage back to the seventeenth century. – Rick Moody

115069. Maybe when I’m sixty-five I’ll talk about my literary life. – Rick Moody

115070. I have worked really hard to defy categorization, to break down a taxonomy whenever it comes my way. – Rick Moody

115071. All the stuff that I used to treat with contempt – you know, I’m an artist, man, I don’t do that family stuff – has begun to seem really important. – Rick Moody

115072. I love comic books and always did as a kid. – Rick Moody

115073. I suppose I should say that I treasure blasphemy, as a faith of the highest order. – Rick Moody

115074. I’m trying to make sure that there’s comedy as well as sadness. It makes the sadness more memorable. – Rick Moody

115075. I’m trying to read more dead people because I keep having to read stuff for juries and so forth. – Rick Moody

115076. Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that. – Rick Moody

115077. It turns out that my memory is just not that great, so for specific scenes with people doing stuff, sometimes I’d have the details all wrong or I couldn’t remember what happened exactly, so I just let that be. – Rick Moody

115078. I didn’t know how to kill off a character unless I was able, as a narrator, to get really complicated. Because it was a big deal. I’d never killed a character before. – Rick Moody

115079. My training was that you fill in the canvas where it needs colour and polishing. You start with the words on the first night and keep adding bits of business. – Ron Moody

115080. Fate destined me to play Fagin. It was the part of a lifetime, and I was the only actor to be in the stage production and in the film. – Ron Moody

115081. For me, making the show work was getting belly laughs – like most variety artists. But the straight actor believes you fix your performance in rehearsal and that’s it. – Ron Moody

115082. I’d wanted to be an actor from the age of five. – Ron Moody

115083. My portrayal of Fagin was all to do with my experience in comedy and revue. – Ron Moody

115084. Now I can see I was at fault for not being more considerate, but when we were doing the show I didn’t think it was my job to be considerate to other people. – Ron Moody

115085. Playing Fagin in the play and film was a small miracle. – Ron Moody

115086. Working on a film, you don’t get time to develop rivalries, but the theatre is like a little village, and the differences between me, Lionel and Georgia grew. – Ron Moody

115087. I’ve no regrets. You take responsibility for your actions. – Ron Moody

115088. It’s a disappointment to lose key players. On the other hand it creates an opportunity to play other players. – Tom Moody

115089. At the conclusion of my argument I received very high compliments from the Chief Justice and later from other of the Judges. What they said I do not care to repeat. – William Henry Moody

115090. I am one of the crucified dead. – William Henry Moody

115091. It is always well to get near to men of genius. – William Henry Moody

115092. It was an argument of rare power and eloquence. – William Henry Moody

115093. The very air in which you live is an inspiration. – William Henry Moody

115094. What inspires me is not so much the music as the opportunity to interact with composers. I think that has driven everything I’ve done. – Robert Moog

115095. I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago. – Robert Moog

115096. I was never worried that synthesizers would replace musicians. First of all, you have to be a musician in order to make music with a synthesizer. – Robert Moog

115097. I’m an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers… They use my tools. – Robert Moog

115098. My training as an engineer has enabled me to design the stuff, but the reason I do it is not to make music but for the opportunity to work with musicians. – Robert Moog

115099. One always has to remember these days where the garbage pail is, because it’s so easy to make sounds, and to put sounds together into something that appears to be music, but it’s just as hard as it always was to make good music. – Robert Moog

115100. To those of you who are wearing ties, I think my dad would appreciate it if you took them off. – Robert Moog

115101. When a pianist sits down and does a virtuoso performance he is in a technical sense transmitting more information to a machine than any other human activity involving machinery allows. – Robert Moog

115102. You can also make explicit certain social problems which, again, would be prejudged or not encountered at all in real life, because people have set up defenses against it. Fantasy allows you to get past defenses. – Elizabeth Moon

115103. My first degree came years before my second. I had wanted to be a physicist, but I flunked calculus. – Elizabeth Moon

115104. My personal feeling about science fiction is that it’s always in some way connected to the real world, to our everyday world. – Elizabeth Moon

115105. Now my mother, interestingly enough, was not a feminist in her own mind. – Elizabeth Moon

115106. Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people. – Elizabeth Moon

115107. So when I got out of the military, I went back to school in biology, and earned a biology degree at the University of Texas, and then did some graduate work in it. – Elizabeth Moon

115108. There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person. – Elizabeth Moon

115109. When a person responds emotionally to intellectual things, or emotionally only to traditional emotional things – I find that an interesting break between myself and some other writers and fans. – Elizabeth Moon

115110. It’s hard to hold the focus that strongly on a single character for that long. – Elizabeth Moon

115111. When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well, because I kept wanting to write books. – Elizabeth Moon

115112. No, but a cello is the perfect string bass for an accordion. Works with it beautifully. – Elizabeth Moon

115113. But in fantasy, you can make a complete break, and you can put people in a situation where they are confronted with things that they would not confront in the real world. – Elizabeth Moon

115114. When I was quite young, she was working in a hardware store, so I grew up knowing about hardware. – Elizabeth Moon

115115. Hard to be a physics major at Rice University if you have flunked calculus. – Elizabeth Moon

115116. In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character’s and let his perceptions take over. – Elizabeth Moon

115117. I’ve taught Sunday school, I’ve sung in the choir, I directed a choir. – Elizabeth Moon

115118. I was writing fiction, but not finishing fiction. – Elizabeth Moon

115119. One of my degrees was a science degree in biology. – Elizabeth Moon

115120. I used to not back down from a challenge. – Elizabeth Moon

115121. I regarded drugs as somewhat like rattlesnakes – it’s possible to pick one up without getting bit, but why bother? – Elizabeth Moon

115122. I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can’t really do much with those in a fantasy setting. – Elizabeth Moon

115123. I like the Beatles, of course, but that’s when I grew up. – Elizabeth Moon

115124. I had, of course, no model for that sort of woman being married, but I can make that up as I go along. – Elizabeth Moon

115125. I can become very emotional about math, although I’m not that good at it. – Elizabeth Moon

115126. I actually feel that the different kinds of stories come out of different parts of my brain. – Elizabeth Moon

115127. Having a mother who had been an aeronautical engineer convinced me that more things should be open to women. – Elizabeth Moon

115128. It may be far in the future, but there’s some kind of logical way to get from where we are to where the science fiction is. – Elizabeth Moon

115129. I told people I was a drummer before I even had a set, I was a mental drummer. – Keith Moon

115130. I was a rust repairer. I was a rust repairer and full-time survivor. I survived all the major earthquakes, and the Titanic, and several air crash. – Keith Moon

115131. Let’s say there are 500 sons and daughters like you in each state. Then we could control the government. – Sun Myung Moon

115132. There are enough churches already, but the world still needs salvation. – Sun Myung Moon

115133. True religious movements prosper and flourish under tribulation. – Sun Myung Moon

115134. There are many crooked lines and one straight line. Which is the line of truth? Why the straight line? Truth is always the shortest distance between two points. – Sun Myung Moon

115135. The whole world is in my hand, and I will conquer and subjugate the world. – Sun Myung Moon

115136. The true sovereign is not the American president nor the English king, but the Lord of the Second Advent. – Sun Myung Moon

115137. The time will come, without my seeking it, that my words will almost serve as law. If I ask a certain thing, it will be done. If I don’t want something, it will not be done. – Sun Myung Moon

115138. The time has come when the whole world must be concerned about me. From now on, American Christianity must follow me. – Sun Myung Moon

115139. The present U.N. must be annihilated by our power. That is the stage for Communists. We must make a new U.N. – Sun Myung Moon

115140. The day will come, however, when they will truly know the Unification Church and me. The day will come when the truth will be known and the message of love will be taught. On that day, their regret will be deep. – Sun Myung Moon

115141. So from this time of peak every people or every organization that goes against the Unification Church will gradually come down or drastically come down and die. Many people will die – those who go against our movement. – Sun Myung Moon

115142. No matter how difficult your situation may be you have to follow the Lord of the Second Advent completely. – Sun Myung Moon

115143. My mission is a cosmic mission. My concern is for all of humanity, and not only this present world, but the world hereafter. My mission penetrates the past, present, and future, and encompasses all humanity. – Sun Myung Moon

115144. My every action is to liberate God from his sorrow. – Sun Myung Moon

115145. I am not anyone’s enemy. – Sun Myung Moon

115146. In restoring man from evil sovereignty, we must cheat. – Sun Myung Moon

115147. Am I foolish and insignificant or am I great? I gave all the individuals in the world cause to kneel down in front of me. – Sun Myung Moon

115148. Throughout history no one has suffered more than God. He has suffered because his own children fell away from him. Ever since the Fall, God has been working tirelessly for the restoration of mankind. People do not know this brokenhearted aspect of God. – Sun Myung Moon

115149. Any politician who wants to run for president will come to me in a few years. – Sun Myung Moon

115150. A member must say that he is a member of the Unification Church and that he is the follower of Sun Myung Moon. If he doesn’t have the courage to say it, he is not worthy of me. – Sun Myung Moon

115151. Before children, even the most cynical people throw down their usual masks and become capable of feeling the purity and love which all human beings seek. – Sun Myung Moon

115152. Every religious pioneer, including Jesus Christ, was persecuted by his contemporaries. But once people understand me, their turn can be dramatic like Saint Paul’s. – Sun Myung Moon

115153. I can understand why Christians call us heretics. But most important, who will God call a heretic? From God’s point of view, my revelation is deeply orthodox. – Sun Myung Moon

115154. I created the Women’s Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don’t need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam. – Sun Myung Moon

115155. I know the established Christian theology… I know the enemy, but the enemy doesn’t know me. Thus the enemy has already lost the war. – Sun Myung Moon

115156. I served the famous professors and scholars, and eventually they learned that the Reverend Moon is superior to them. Even Nobel laureate academics who thought they were at the center of knowledge are as nothing in front of me. – Sun Myung Moon

115157. If there is illness in your home, do you not need a doctor from outside? If your home catches on fire, do you not need fire fighters from outside? God has sent me to America in the role of a doctor, in the role of a fire fighter. – Sun Myung Moon

115158. In a way then, the Divine Principle, this new revelation, is the documentary of my life. It is my own life experience. The Divine Principle is in me, and I am in the Divine Principle. – Sun Myung Moon

115159. In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace, it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect. Before we talk about peace among nations, we must settle our peace with God. – Sun Myung Moon

115160. Communism is trying to take the world by force. But God will take the world by love. – Sun Myung Moon

115161. I did learn what I didn’t know I wanted to know. – William Least Heat Moon

115162. What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. – William Least Heat Moon

115163. Beware thoughts that come in the night. – William Least Heat Moon

115164. Be careful going in search of adventure – it’s ridiculously easy to find. – William Least Heat Moon

115165. When you’re travelling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. – William Least Heat Moon

115166. Among the southern tribes, on the contrary, hats were sometimes worn in the dance, although this was not considered in strict accordance with the doctrine. – James Mooney

115167. At intervals between the songs, more especially after the trances have begun, the dancers unclasp hands and sit down to smoke or talk for a few minutes. – James Mooney

115168. Facing inward, join hands so as to form a small circle. Then, without moving from their places they sing the opening song, according to previous agreement, in a soft undertone. – James Mooney

115169. The dance commonly begins about the middle of the afternoon or later, after sundown. When it begins in the afternoon, there is always an intermission of an hour or two for supper. The preliminary painting and dressing is usually the work of about two hours. – James Mooney

115170. When all is ready, the leaders walk out to the dance place. – James Mooney

115171. Don’t leave home without your sword – your intellect. – Alan Moore

115172. War is a perversion of sex. – Alan Moore

115173. To some degree Satanism is purely a kind of disease of Christianity. You’ve got to really be Christian to believe in Satan. – Alan Moore

115174. To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate – unlike most films. – Alan Moore

115175. Of course, Marxism is an example of what Carl Popper would have called a ‘World Three’ structure, in that it’s got immense power as an idea, but you couldn’t actually hold up anything in the world and say: ‘this is Marxism’. – Alan Moore

115176. Language comes first. It’s not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven’t got language, you can’t be conscious. – Alan Moore

115177. Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness, we never really experience the universe directly we just experience our consciousness of the universe, our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception. – Alan Moore

115178. Most of the people who get sent to die in wars are young men who’ve got a lot of energy and would probably rather, in a better world, be putting that energy into copulation rather than going over there and blowing some other young man’s guts out. – Alan Moore

115179. I’m like the drunk in the bar who wants just one more for the road. – Archie Moore

115180. Mine was an apparent forward movement whereas Burley’s was a continuous serpentine movement. – Archie Moore

115181. Very few people could make me fight out of my system. Burley was one. – Archie Moore

115182. At least is was a victory and at least we won. – Bobby Moore

115183. Pele was the most complete player I’ve ever seen. – Bobby Moore

115184. If you never concede a goal, you’re going to win more games than you lose. – Bobby Moore

115185. There comes a point in many people’s lives when they can no longer play the role they have chosen for themselves. When that happens, we are like actors finding that someone has changed the play. – Brian Moore

115186. When you’re a writer you no longer see things with the freshness of the normal person. There are always two figures that work inside you. – Brian Moore

115187. The world’s made up of individuals who don’t want to be heroes. – Brian Moore

115188. The silent majority distrusts people who believe in causes. – Brian Moore

115189. If misery loves company, then triumph demands an audience. – Brian Moore

115190. As always on this boulevard, the faces were young, coming annually in an endless migration from every country, every continent, to alight here once in the long journey of their lives. – Brian Moore

115191. And now we have the formalities over, we’ll have the National Anthems. – Brian Moore

115192. After a goalless first half, the score at half time is 0-0. – Brian Moore

115193. My brother Jim and I saw our father go into the jails and pray with the inmates Sunday after Sunday. He prayed with both blacks and whites. If we ever repeated any slurs we heard on the playground, he’d tell us very softly, “I don’t want to hear those words.” – Charles Moore

115194. My career was 100% different from what I intended to do. I thought I’d photograph nature and landscapes but I wound up photographing the changing of the times. – Charles Moore

115195. Pictures can and do make a difference. Strong images of historical events do have an impact on society. They can help with change. – Charles Moore

115196. The photographs were never about me. They were always about the people who were laying their lives on the line for basic civil rights. I look back and I can’t believe there was ever a time in this country when ANY citizen could not vote. The times were appalling. – Charles Moore

115197. The plastic on your sandwich really doesn’t have to be made to last 50 years. – Charles Moore

115198. There was hostility surrounding doing my job. – Charles Moore

115199. Memphis is a great town, man. There’s a great musical community here. I’m trying to fit in. – Charles Moore

115200. I often meet adults in their 30s, 40s, or 50s who, as soon as they recognize me, suddenly become six years old again. – Clayton Moore

115201. I think you’re going to find out that westerns will be coming back. It’s Americana, it’s part of our history, the cowboy, the cattle drive, the sheriff, the fight for law, order and justice. Justice will always prevail as far as I’m concerned. – Clayton Moore

115202. I am a fighter. I believe in that which is right, and the truth is, I have been the Lone Ranger for the past thirty years and I will not give up the fight. I love my public and I’ll fight for you. I’ll continue to make personal appearances for my thousands of fans. – Clayton Moore

115203. Once I got the Lone Ranger role, I didn’t want any other. – Clayton Moore

115204. As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too. – Clement Clarke Moore

115205. He had a broad face and a little round belly, that shook, when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly. – Clement Clarke Moore

115206. His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, and the beard of his chin was as white as the snow. – Clement Clarke Moore

115207. T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. – Clement Clarke Moore

115208. I like to paint nudes mostly. – Cleo Moore

115209. You know, just because you’re a blonde type doesn’t mean you can’t suddenly do serious parts. – Cleo Moore

115210. They seem to be charmed by my Southern accent. – Cleo Moore

115211. Tell me the truth – do you think I’ve lost my Southern accent? I feel it comes back to me only when I’m shouting at fights or at baseball games. – Cleo Moore

115212. Painting self-portraits without clothes on has also given me some publicity. – Cleo Moore

115213. One newspaper even published one of my nude paintings – the one of me naked from the waste up. – Cleo Moore

115214. None of the European girls, including Anita Ekberg, has anything not found on American girls as well. – Cleo Moore

115215. It was strange what happened to me; I mean popping out like that before I was even ten. – Cleo Moore

115216. I like to take afternoon naps in the nude. – Cleo Moore

115217. Believe it or not, I was all fully rounded by the time I was nine years old. – Cleo Moore

115218. Anything I learned about the fine art of acting I learned from Hugo. – Cleo Moore

115219. And I usually use myself as a model, posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas. – Cleo Moore

115220. We made one film called Thy Neighbor’s Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess. – Cleo Moore

115221. I’m not a very good painter, but I’m learning a lot. – Cleo Moore

115222. They want a lip print for their autograph books. I’m a sport; I go along. – Cleo Moore

115223. I want things to be the best they can be. I want greatness. – Demi Moore

115224. I’m sure there are a lot of people who think I’m a bitch. – Demi Moore

115225. The truth is you can have a great marriage, but there are still no guarantees. – Demi Moore

115226. There’s this idea that if you take your clothes off, somehow you must have loose morals. – Demi Moore

115227. Emilio Estevez was definitely my first love. – Demi Moore

115228. I don’t like to take my clothes off. – Demi Moore

115229. Despite what anti-aging ads say, growing older can be better. I feel better in my skin, 100 percent. You have greater effects of gravity, but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn’t trade. Women who lie about their age – ‘why?’ – Demi Moore

115230. I had an essence in my life that I was nothing. – Demi Moore

115231. I like to connect to people in the virtual world, exchanging thoughts and ideas, when in the physical world we might never have the opportunity to cross paths. – Demi Moore

115232. I said I would get better with each baby, and I have. – Demi Moore

115233. Now some are saying maybe $1.6 trillion in is not enough maybe we should look at $2 trillion. – Dennis Moore

115234. I don’t want the federal government to rush in and bail the out right away. – Dennis Moore

115235. I hope it goes beyond meeting with them to a willingness to listen and compromise on issues. – Dennis Moore

115236. Kids need to be equipped for that. They need to learn to use that technology to keep the new economy going. – Dennis Moore

115237. Second, when comparing private school and public school test scores, it’s like apples and oranges. Public schools have to take everyone, but private schools can be selective. It’s not accurate or fair to compare the job they do. – Dennis Moore

115238. Some kids don’t know where they’ll spend the night. How can we expect them to focus on learning? – Dennis Moore

115239. We are in a good position and should not squander the opportunity to o the right thing. – Dennis Moore

115240. What we should be trying to do is to encourage people to establish private retirement accounts and help them take pressure off the Social Security system. – Dennis Moore

115241. People have said to me ‘I hope you won’t let happen in Washington what is happening in Kansas.’ – Dennis Moore

115242. I haven’t had that many women – only as many as I could lay my hands on. – Dudley Moore

115243. I’m always looking for meaningful one-night stands. – Dudley Moore

115244. I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I’d been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn’t have been a comic. – Dudley Moore

115245. I am trapped in this body, and there is nothing I can do about it. – Dudley Moore

115246. The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. – Dudley Moore

115247. ‘Tis now the summer of your youth: time has not cropped the roses from your cheek, though sorrow long has washed them. – Edward Moore

115248. Ay, rail at gaming – ’tis a rich topic, and affords noble declamation. Go, preach against it in the city – you’ll find a congregation in every tavern. – Edward Moore

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115249. I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice. – Edward Moore

115250. I think when you’re blessed with great influences, you need to spread it. – Edward Moore

115251. Time, still as he flies, adds increase to her truth, and gives to her mind what he steals from her youth. – Edward Moore

115252. Christmas is, of course, the time to be home – in heart as well as body. – Garry Moore

115253. Everybody sets out to do something, and everybody does something, but no one does what he sets out to do. – George A. Moore

115254. Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end. – George A. Moore

115255. The difficulty in life is the choice. – George A. Moore

115256. Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn’t the dream destroy reality? – George A. Moore

115257. The wrong way always seems the more reasonable. – George A. Moore

115258. Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell. – George A. Moore

115259. Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism. – George A. Moore

115260. A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. – George A. Moore

115261. The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. – George Edward Moore

115262. It does not matter how badly you paint so long as you don’t paint badly like other people. – George Edward Moore

115263. Faith goes out through the window when beauty comes in at the door. – George Edward Moore

115264. All moral laws are merely statements that certain kinds of actions will have good effects. – George Edward Moore

115265. A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. – George Edward Moore

115266. A great artist is always before his time or behind it. – George Edward Moore

115267. The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand. – George Edward Moore

115268. The technology at the leading edge changes so rapidly that you have to keep current after you get out of school. I think probably the most important thing is having good fundamentals. – Gordon Moore

115269. I remember the difficulty we had in the beginning replacing magnetic cores in memories and eventually we had both cost and performance advantages. But it wasn’t at all clear in the beginning. – Gordon Moore

115270. With engineering, I view this year’s failure as next year’s opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly. – Gordon Moore

115271. It is extremely unlikely that anyone coming out of school with a technical degree will go into one area and stay there. Today’s students have to look forward to the excitement of probably having three or four careers. – Gordon Moore

115272. If you ain’t got your black hat, there ain’t no use in filling out an application. – Greg Moore

115273. Obviously the more pucks you get to the net, the more the percentages go up. – Greg Moore

115274. The data which is used to date for making the conclusions and predictions on global warming are so rough and primitive, compared to what’s needed, and so unreliable that they are not even worth mentioning by respectful scientists. – Gregory W. Moore

115275. When elected officials abandon our environment and ruin our natural resources, public health is endangered. I know the importance of providing a clean environment for our children; I have attended more than one funeral for a child who has died from an asthma attack. – Gwen Moore

115276. We must encourage people to get educated, to get tested, to get involved in the fight against AIDS. – Gwen Moore

115277. Too many people feel that where you start out dictates where you should end up. I was on welfare and just shy of 19 when my first daughter was born, but I was encouraged to take advantage of my ability and drive and remained in school. – Gwen Moore

115278. I know all about you. You’re the people waiting on the shoreline with the warm towels and the hot chocolate after the woman swims the English Channel. – Gwen Moore

115279. It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work. – Henry Moore

115280. To know one thing, you must know the opposite. – Henry Moore

115281. The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote your entire life to, something you bring everything to, every minute of the day for the rest of your life. And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do. – Henry Moore

115282. I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the years’. – Henry Moore

115283. Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself, as much as to understand what one is drawing. – Henry Moore

115284. The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts. – Henry Moore

115285. A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds. – Henry Moore

115286. Seeing that picture, for me, was like Chartres Cathedral. – Henry Moore

115287. Our laws are a reflection of our culture. Our culture does not condone the torture of innocent and defenseless creatures. And we as a society believe all God’s creatures should be treated humanely. – Joe Moore

115288. You can’t trust a promise someone makes while they’re drunk, in love, hungry, or running for office. – Joe Moore

115289. Money is a strange thing. It ranks with love as our greatest source of joy, and with death as our greatest source of anxiety. – Joe Moore

115290. Marriage: love, honor, and negotiate. – Joe Moore

115291. It’s practically impossible to look at a penguin and feel angry. – Joe Moore

115292. If you want to know what God thinks of money, look at the people He gives it to. – Joe Moore

115293. Before borrowing money from a friend it’s best to decide which you need most. – Joe Moore

115294. A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some. – Joe Moore

115295. The laws that we adopt embody the values and mores of our constituents. – Joe Moore

115296. Among the reasons people keep sad stories to themselves is that they do not want anyone to feel sorry for them. I don’t. I don’t want you to feel sorry for me. – Judith Moore

115297. I hate myself because I am not beautiful. – Judith Moore

115298. In grade school, I was a complete geek. You know, there’s always the kid who’s too short, the kid who wears glasses, the kid who’s not athletic. Well, I was all three. – Julianna Moore

115299. I’m looking for the truth. The audience doesn’t come to see you, they come to see themselves. – Julianna Moore

115300. This is someone who has a very stringent morality, and believes the system works, and has been deeply, deeply disappointed, and hurt, by it. You know, so she’s in a very different place in life. – Julianne Moore

115301. There was a period of time in America where the advertising world actually went to the housewives of America and had them write jingles that would appeal to them. It was actually brilliant marketing. – Julianne Moore

115302. She’s in a situation she tried to, that’s what’s complicated. She followed orders; she called off the raid. This is a dangerous situation. Somebody in DC police went ahead and started. – Julianne Moore

115303. I can’t wait to get home and wash all those socks. – Julianne Moore

115304. Comedy is ridiculously hard. And if the rhythm is not right, if the music or the line is not right, it’s not funny. – Julianne Moore

115305. You know, comedy’s hard. With drama, you have a responsibility to the emotional truth, but with comedy, you have emotional truth and you have technique on top of it. – Julianne Moore

115306. Actually I did, because I saw the film like everyone else, ten years ago and I remembered some of it. I just wanted to see it, to kind of remember the tone a little bit. – Julianne Moore

115307. Well, you know, I mean, she was so wonderful, and she really played the role to perfection. – Julianne Moore

115308. It’s a lot more fun to play the bitch than it is to play the perfect girl ’cause everybody has a bad side inside of them. – Mandy Moore

115309. The actual producing, mixing, and mastering is hard work, harder than what I do. – Mandy Moore

115310. Love is like nothing else on this earth, but only when it is shared with someone wonderful like you. – Mandy Moore

115311. It feels important to go school; not necessarily to further my education, but more like a hobby. – Mandy Moore

115312. I don’t want to take fame for granted because that is when you start to think you are better than everyone else. That is when you start thinking that you are someone that you are not. – Mandy Moore

115313. I want to go to college to study journalism. I want to speak French fluently, to travel. My mom was a journalist and it’s in my blood. – Mandy Moore

115314. I want to be in New York. It’s the place to be. – Mandy Moore

115315. Because I’m in an adult world and I’m really working, my age is just a number. It’s not really who I am. – Mandy Moore

115316. I just don’t want to be known as the actress who can sing. I want to be known as the singer who can act, too. It’s great cross-promotion. – Mandy Moore

115317. Having this other career in music made me work harder as an actress. It’s made me more professional. – Mandy Moore

115318. I have ambitions to do a Broadway record one of these days and get in the studio with like, a real orchestra. I’m a big musical theatre geek. – Mandy Moore

115319. Hope is the most exciting thing there is in life. – Mandy Moore

115320. I am not going to talk about my personal life anymore. You have to learn that lesson sometime. – Mandy Moore

115321. I went to Catholic high school for half a year and religion wasn’t the cool thing to talk about even at a catholic high school. It never came up. – Mandy Moore

115322. Music is my first love. – Mandy Moore

115323. I do think it’s possible to change for the better. – Mandy Moore

115324. Superior people never make long visits. – Marianne Moore

115325. The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint. – Marianne Moore

115326. There never was a war that was not inward. – Marianne Moore

115327. You’re not free until you’ve been made captive by supreme belief. – Marianne Moore

115328. When one cannot appraise out of one’s own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser. – Marianne Moore

115329. Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt. – Marianne Moore

115330. I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it. – Marianne Moore

115331. The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease. – Marianne Moore

115332. Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads. – Marianne Moore

115333. Poetry is all nouns and verbs. – Marianne Moore

115334. My father used to say superior people never make long visits. – Marianne Moore

115335. It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back. – Marianne Moore

115336. It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing. – Marianne Moore

115337. In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric is governed by gravity. – Marianne Moore

115338. Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage. – Marianne Moore

115339. If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is an artist. – Marianne Moore

115340. We are suffering from too much sarcasm. – Marianne Moore

115341. Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time. – Marianne Moore

115342. As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust. – Marianne Moore

115343. Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others. – Marianne Moore

115344. A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself. – Marianne Moore

115345. If you will tell me why the fen appears impassable, I then will tell you why I think that I can cross it if I try. – Marianne Moore

115346. And that’s what the audience was feeling too, as they watched the show and as they watch it now. And overriding all of that is the way it was written. It was written honestly. There was never any manufactured laugh. There was never compromising of character. – Mary Tyler Moore

115347. Well, Rhoda was, I think, the last actress that we saw. There had been so many wonderful actresses who were close, really close. But there was no magical epiphany. – Mary Tyler Moore

115348. And I came close to losing a part of my foot on two occasions. I hope I’m consistently lucky and that the next time I develop a blister or step on something sharp, that I don’t go as far as I did on those two times. – Mary Tyler Moore

115349. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. – Mary Tyler Moore

115350. A human being has been given an intellect to make choices, and we know there are other food sources that do not require the killing of a creature that would protest being killed. – Mary Tyler Moore

115351. Well, there are certain foods that I prefer not to eat because they’re just such a jolt to the system. – Mary Tyler Moore

115352. There are two kinds of cloning right now. One is therapeutic cloning which is for coming up with cures for life threatening, really, really awful diseases. Then there is reproductive cloning, which is to make a human being out of your DNA and a donor egg. – Mary Tyler Moore

115353. The kinds of shows that seem to work now, the comedy shows, are those which require very little attention. They’re superficial and I like articulate comedy. – Mary Tyler Moore

115354. Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. – Mary Tyler Moore

115355. Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers. – Mary Tyler Moore

115356. Reruns are wonderful because it usually indicates that they had something going for them to begin with and that’s why you’re still looking at them. And in both my shows, The Dick Van Dyke Show and the last one, they were so well written and so good they hold up. – Mary Tyler Moore

115357. No, I tell you what I like is having the play close after a decent run and looking back on it and saying, yes, I did that, and wasn’t it wonderful? Because while you’re doing it, it is really tough. It is so hard. – Mary Tyler Moore

115358. No candy bars unless I’ve had a low blood sugar where I’m shaky. – Mary Tyler Moore

115359. Lou Grant was pretty much always Lou Grant. – Mary Tyler Moore

115360. I don’t know how to do the other, so I won’t even consider television until the audience’s taste changes. – Mary Tyler Moore

115361. What happens is that the system builds many inferior blood vessels in the eye to take the place of the vessels that are dying. And those blood vessels are not up to the task. And they bleed. They hemorrhage and they cover the eye inside with blood. – Mary Tyler Moore

115362. It was Grant’s company and he made all the decisions. And that was just fine. – Mary Tyler Moore

115363. And the sculptor woman was so clever in the way she did it. She had the beret just about to leave my hand. So it’s attached to this finger and that’s what will keep it there. And I’m looking up at it, so there’s no question but that that beret is going to fly. – Mary Tyler Moore

115364. But I’m very happy with my life the way it has been turning out. A little time in the country, a little time with the animals and working on behalf of them. – Mary Tyler Moore

115365. I just like the continue doing what I’ve been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn’t hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I’ll be a very happy person. – Mary Tyler Moore

115366. I live in a kind of controlled awareness. I wouldn’t call it fear, but it’s an awareness. I know I have a responsibility to behave in a certain way. I’m able to do that. – Mary Tyler Moore

115367. I live in New York simply because I don’t know any better. I moved there when the show went off the air a couple of years after that. – Mary Tyler Moore

115368. I loved working with Valerie. That was the most wonderful revelation to find that when we are on a set and we’re playing our roles, we’re like separated twins. We can almost finish each other’s dialogue. – Mary Tyler Moore

115369. I think I can take responsibility for that in that I was the audience. I was the voice of sanity around whom all these crazies did their dance. And I reacted in the same way that a member of the audience would have reacted. – Mary Tyler Moore

115370. I’m not an actress who can create a character. I play me. – Mary Tyler Moore

115371. Interestingly that some of the characters did not turn out the way Jim and Allen had envisioned them. – Mary Tyler Moore

115372. And then Dick called and said, I’m going to do a special called Dick Van Dyke and the other woman, that would be you, because every time I try to check into a hotel with my wife, they look at me as though I’m cheating on Laura. – Mary Tyler Moore

115373. Clinton was a pretty good president for a Republican. – Michael Moore

115374. The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction. – Michael Moore

115375. White people scare the crap out of me. – Michael Moore

115376. We live in the time where we have fictitious election results that elects a fictitious president. We live in a time where we have a man sending us to war for fictitious reasons. – Michael Moore

115377. There’s a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them. – Michael Moore

115378. The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich. – Michael Moore

115379. The Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not ‘insurgents’ or ‘terrorists’ or ‘The Enemy.’ They are the revolution, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow – and they will win. – Michael Moore

115380. Should such an ignorant people lead the world? How did it come to this in the first place? 82 percent of us don’t even have a passport! Just a handful can speak a language other than English. – Michael Moore

115381. I’m a millionaire, I’m a multi-millionaire. I’m filthy rich. You know why I’m a multi-millionaire? ‘Cause multi-millions like what I do. – Michael Moore

115382. I like America to some extent. – Michael Moore

115383. Any time you got the Pope and the Dixie Chicks against you, your time is up. – Michael Moore

115384. A majority of this country opposes this war, a majority of this country never voted for this administration. – Michael Moore

115385. I personally hold Blair more responsible for this war than I do George Bush. The reason is, Blair knows better, Blair is not an idiot. What is he doing hanging around this guy? – Michael Moore

115386. A lot of my reading over the next few months will be the works of Hans Christian Andersen – I have been appointed an ambassador for the bicentenary celebrations of his birth next year. – Roger Moore

115387. Bond was escapism, but not meant to be imitated in real life. – Roger Moore

115388. Creating a character on or off the stage is an escape. – Roger Moore

115389. I enjoy tennis, though don’t play very often nowadays, and skiing… oh yes and swimming. – Roger Moore

115390. I am a mixture of idealist and realist. – Roger Moore

115391. I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor. – Roger Moore

115392. I have to be an optimist and say that it might get better. – Roger Moore

115393. I must admit that I was in total awe of Stewart Granger. He was my idol. – Roger Moore

115394. I never liked guns, I hate them, I always blink before they go off. – Roger Moore

115395. I said I did not know enough about UNICEF to handle a press conference and she said they would not want to talk about it they would only want to talk about films. – Roger Moore

115396. I speak relatively little, except when I’m at home and I’m asking for things. – Roger Moore

115397. I think arriving at or departing from any airport in America is just horrendous these days. – Roger Moore

115398. I was born in London, so going there is always a treat. – Roger Moore

115399. I’m sorry to say that no, I do not play the piano. – Roger Moore

115400. It’s easy to sit in relative luxury and peace and pontificate on the subject of the Third World debts. – Roger Moore

115401. I don’t like bungee jumping, but I do like skiing. – Roger Moore

115402. I do not have time to sit down and regret anything although sometimes I wish I had been able to see more of my parents while they were alive and have done more for them. – Roger Moore

115403. Maybe come to think about it, that is the sign of an extrovert, in any event I have always from the earliest of ages found it difficult to wander into a restaurant on my own. – Roger Moore

115404. There is nothing glamorous about death. – Roger Moore

115405. We also have favourite place in France, called Charlot Premier in Nice, which does excellent oysters. – Roger Moore

115406. Working with UNICEF made me grow up and recognize how fortunate I am. – Roger Moore

115407. The fact of the matter is that most actors are shy people. – Roger Moore

115408. Kristina has been to the Maldives but never to Venice, and I have been to Venice but never to the Maldives. – Roger Moore

115409. Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very different people, but we did share a sense of humor, we now live in different parts of the world but when we find ourselves in the same place it is more or less as if there had been no years in between. – Roger Moore

115410. Not many of us are willing to give up everything we have. – Roger Moore

115411. Of course I am frustrated with regard to extreme poverty, to violence that never seems to cease. – Roger Moore

115412. Of course I do not regret the Bond days, I regret that sadly heroes in general are depicted with guns in their hands, and to tell the truth I have always hated guns and what they represent. – Roger Moore

115413. Over the next two years UNICEF will focus on improving access to and the quality of education to provide children who have dropped out of school or who work during school hours the opportunity to gain a formal education! – Roger Moore

115414. Some are blessed with musical ability, others with good looks. Myself, I was blessed with modesty. – Roger Moore

115415. It’s wonderful to travel with somebody that you love and we never travel anywhere without one another. – Roger Moore

115416. Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents. – Roger Moore

115417. Whenever I’m asked who my favourite co-star is, I always hesitate in giving an answer. – Roger Moore

115418. Well, I think that we have to continue to fight for what we believe. – Roy Moore

115419. Well, that’s the – the removal from office and removal of the Ten Commandments were two different issues. – Roy Moore

115420. They don’t want to be reminded that there is an authority higher than the authority of the state. – Roy Moore

115421. To do my duty, I must obey God. – Roy Moore

115422. They might object to some of my opinions, but they don’t object to my behavior as a judge. – Roy Moore

115423. But separation of church and state was never meant to separate God and government. – Roy Moore

115424. I was asked three times directly in the hearing before the board of the judiciary whether or not I would continue to acknowledge God if I were to resume my position as chief justice. And I said I would. – Roy Moore

115425. If God gives you rights, no man and no government can take them away from you. – Roy Moore

115426. If government can give you rights, government can take them away from you. – Roy Moore

115427. Indeed, the acknowledgement of God is not synonymous with religion. – Roy Moore

115428. The Church’s role should be separated from the state’s role. – Roy Moore

115429. I know Dr. Kennedy and I know Coral Ridge Ministries. I have no connection. – Roy Moore

115430. The Constitution was about a limitation on power. – Roy Moore

115431. The First Amendment to the Constitution reflects that concept recognized in the Ten Commandments, that the duties we owe to God and the manner of discharging those duties are outside the purview of government. – Roy Moore

115432. The forefathers, including James Madison, felt very strongly that the duties that we owe to God were outside of government’s prerogative, that government had no business interfering with the way we worship God. – Roy Moore

115433. The point is that knowledge of God is not prohibited under the First Amendment. – Roy Moore

115434. The Ten Commandments are the divinely revealed law. – Roy Moore

115435. The whole basis of the Constitution was a restriction of power, and the whole basis of the federalist system was that there was not one sovereign centralized power from which all authority flows. – Roy Moore

115436. But today, government is taking those rights from us, pretending that it gives us our rights. Indeed, those rights come from God, and it was recognized throughout our history as such. – Roy Moore

115437. But in the long term, I think it is improper to limit your future. – Roy Moore

115438. It is altogether proper for people to recognize a sovereign God. – Roy Moore

115439. But I have made no plans to run for any office right now. – Roy Moore

115440. Anytime you deny the acknowledgement of God you are undermining the entire basis for which our country exists. – Roy Moore

115441. And government’s only role is to secure our rights for us. – Roy Moore

115442. The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation of powers and a system of checks and balances because man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power. – Roy Moore

115443. Rights come from God, not from government. – Roy Moore

115444. Power’s not what the Constitution was about. – Roy Moore

115445. No, I think that we’ve got a basic discrepancy here between the rule of law versus the rule of man. – Roy Moore

115446. It would bother me if a judge told me how I had to believe. – Roy Moore

115447. It can have a secular purpose and have a relationship to God because God was presumed to be both over the state and the church, and separation of church and state was never meant to separate God from government. – Roy Moore

115448. There’s nothing definite yet. Of course, any time you have a book, there’s going to be book signings and stuff. We’ll do bookstores that handle both audio and video. And some of the stores want to have the CDs available at the same time. So that part looks real good. – Scotty Moore

115449. We were fortunate to be there a day or two before “the big bang” and then we got the heck out of town. – Scotty Moore

115450. It was way out in the woods in a beautiful, huge log studio. Keith Richards came in and did the vocals with Levon. Again, a big party, but we did get a good cut out of it. – Scotty Moore

115451. It was truly a lesson in don’t take something at face value. You know, so many of us do in life. Whether it’s because of how somebody looks or because of what they’re wearing or what have you, you kind of assess a person in the first five minutes before they even speak. – Shemar Moore

115452. Let a woman have her place, because as you provide foundation for her, she provides a foundation for you. And through that vulnerability comes strength. – Shemar Moore

115453. Orlando’s a part of me. The next guy’s a part of me. And the next guy’s a part of me. That’s all I’m trying to do, is tell cool stories that people can relate to. – Shemar Moore

115454. Television is in a different time because of reality television, so it’s not as exciting. – Shemar Moore

115455. That’s because I didn’t have to work with Madea. I only had to work with Madea once, and that was at the barbecue and I didn’t have to get close to her. – Shemar Moore

115456. You know, I don’t play the race card a lot. I’m half-black, half-white, and I’m proud of – my skin is brown. The world sees me as a black man, but my mother didn’t raise me as a black man. She didn’t raise me as a white guy. – Shemar Moore

115457. And a lesson in this movie is dig beneath the surface. And so with my words, with my character, I purposely created a character that was away from how you’ve known me thus far in my career. – Shemar Moore

115458. But I got drafted out of high school, and my mother wasn’t having it. She was like, you’re not about to think that you can just play ball, because if you get hurt, you’re going to be out of luck. – Shemar Moore

115459. I’m a drama guy. – Shemar Moore

115460. Well, you can’t compete with a six foot five man in a wig. – Shemar Moore

115461. I think because people are passing – people that we are aware of are passing at – I don’t say a great pace, but it seems like people are dropping, and I think it’s just making – there’s a consciousness and there’s sensitivity to it. – Shemar Moore

115462. I loved running. I can catch everything in the outfield. I could throw people out from the fence. – Shemar Moore

115463. I hosted Soul train but I listen to everything. – Shemar Moore

115464. I got rock in me. – Shemar Moore

115465. I got country music in me. – Shemar Moore

115466. I could run, but I was throwing 93 mph coming out of high school. – Shemar Moore

115467. Hopefully when you see the movie, Maybe you don’t have the Orlando in your life, but you know that guy. He goes to church. He’s down the street. He’s one of the boys at the schoolyard. They exist. – Shemar Moore

115468. Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carter. – Shemar Moore

115469. But because I could throw so hard when I got to college they made me a pitcher. – Shemar Moore

115470. But there are still good shows like 24, Boomtown and the Wire, the Shield. – Shemar Moore

115471. Baseball player. Yeah, that was my dream before acting, or alongside acting. – Shemar Moore

115472. In dedicating his estate to the honoring of endeavors that benefit mankind, Alfred Nobel expressed a lifelong concern that is even more timely in 1972 than it was in his lifetime. – Stanford Moore

115473. This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will. – Stanford Moore

115474. Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world. – Thomas Moore

115475. While mantling on the maiden’s cheek Young roses kindled into thought. – Thomas Moore

115476. True change takes place in the imagination. – Thomas Moore

115477. Though an angel should write, still ’tis devils must print. – Thomas Moore

115478. Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt. – Thomas Moore

115479. This is the right time, and this is the right thing. – Thomas Moore

115480. The heart that has truly loved never forgets But as truly loves on to the close. – Thomas Moore

115481. Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance. – Thomas Moore

115482. Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames. – Thomas Moore

115483. Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about. – Thomas Moore

115484. No, there’s nothing half so sweet in life as love’s young dream. – Thomas Moore

115485. Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery. – Thomas Moore

115486. Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot. – Thomas Moore

115487. It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury. – Thomas Moore

115488. Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities – that’s training or instruction – but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed. – Thomas Moore

115489. Came but for friendship, and took away love. – Thomas Moore

115490. Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves. – Thomas Moore

115491. And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch’d by the thorns. – Thomas Moore

115492. And soon, too soon, we part with pain, To sail o’er silent seas again. – Thomas Moore

115493. All that’s bright must fade, The brightest still the fleetest; All that’s sweet was made But to be lost when sweetest. – Thomas Moore

115494. A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a rougue to retire upon. – Thomas Moore

115495. A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, steady. – Thomas Moore

115496. Like ships that have gone down at sea, when heaven was all tranquillity. – Thomas Moore

115497. Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. – Thomas Moore

115498. It’s hard for bands to stick it out because people grow up, and it never really pays off. If you’re looking for some sort of payoff, it’s not gonna happen. – Thurston Moore

115499. The band has a liberal philosophy – that’s sort of a given. – Thurston Moore

115500. Whenever I can afford to do something, I do it. – Thurston Moore

115501. A lot of the lyrical ideas do have a lot of meaning in a way, although it is somewhat abstracted. – Thurston Moore

115502. We’re playing all these weird festivals, usually outdoors. – Thurston Moore

115503. Rock’n’roll saved my soul. – Thurston Moore

115504. We’re like old people now playing music. I’m so glad we stuck it out because it’s a lot better. I used to feel kind of anxious. Now our apprenticeship is over. – Thurston Moore

115505. We’re all very sensitive that Jim has the shortest history with the band. He wants to be somewhat of a free agent. I’m just going to let time dictate how Jim’s future evolves. – Thurston Moore

115506. Most people can’t tell now who wrote what. I like that blurring of identities within the band. because it becomes a unified thing that can’t be related to other forms of historical poetry. – Thurston Moore

115507. Kids think of us as being totally over the hill. – Thurston Moore

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115508. No one really gets rich doing this. A couple people do, Black Sabbath does. We don’t sell any records anymore. – Thurston Moore

115509. It’s American Alternative radio stations that bug me. We’re considered Alternative, but don’t expect us to be played next to Blink 182 and Offspring. We’re hardly of that generation. – Thurston Moore

115510. I was surrounded by nature and trying to come to terms with this blissful nature versus the inhumane mentality of war. People were being deluded by someone using the word peace. – Thurston Moore

115511. I certainly don’t sit around in the morning making pancakes listening to Whitehouse or anything. – Thurston Moore

115512. Anyone who grows up with parents who are very influential, there are cases where people run away from that if they have parents who are really lame. – Thurston Moore

115513. Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious philosophy for Americans, whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion. – Thurston Moore

115514. Lyric writing is an interesting process in Sonic Youth. There’s three people writing now, and we’ve all had a lot of interest and involvement with expression through words. – Thurston Moore

115515. Every now and again, the alternative culture is cherished by the mainstream for what it is, rather than how it should be, like the mainstream popular music. – Thurston Moore

115516. We never notate our music, so you can try to replicate it, but you don’t really have it. – Thurston Moore

115517. I don’t really care about, Oh I really have to sell these things. – Thurston Moore

115518. I grew up in the early ’70s in New England. – Thurston Moore

115519. I have to reign myself in a lot. – Thurston Moore

115520. I never do releases to try and make or break some contemporary band. – Thurston Moore

115521. I never go back and listen to the recorded document. The thrill comes when the balance can be attained. Everyone in the room can have a shared, communal rock experience. – Thurston Moore

115522. I really want to do a book on the history of the no-wave music scene in New York, how it extended out and formed lots of other things. It was such a great visual culture. – Thurston Moore

115523. Traditional songwriting, to us, is where the experimental nature comes in. We’re all involved with so much outside activity with really hardcore, experimental music-making. – Thurston Moore

115524. I wanted to hear the songs in the way that I had written them, which was very basic. All I wanted was drums and another guitar, and I was just going to sing. – Thurston Moore

115525. Each member does whatever they want with the song and it totally changes it from whatever idea I hear around it. It turns it into a Sonic Youth song and completely away from it being a solo song. – Thurston Moore

115526. It is over with; I am in the history books. – Michael Moorer

115527. I had a lot of downs too, it is no secret. – Michael Moorer

115528. You have a winner and a loser and that doesn’t bother me, I am man enough to accept that. – Michael Moorer

115529. Well I knew JD could go out there and knock the guy out because in training I told JD all the time that he has height, reach and size and he has the power. JD has such a right hand, his right hand is like wow, oh man it is bad. – Michael Moorer

115530. Well I am grooming him, he has a boxing trainer that knows what he is talking about, and once he has that he is able to put everything together and he listens, and when somebody listens they are able to accomplish anything. – Michael Moorer

115531. No I don’t miss fighting, I still got my wits about me and there are a lot of people who do it and get beat up, and I don’t want to be one of them, I have children to raise. – Michael Moorer

115532. Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small. Expressive and silenced. Deep and dead. – Cherrie Moraga

115533. I’m a very romantic person. – Esai Morales

115534. I’m really, really dumb about describing wine, but I like wine that’s full-bodied and dry. – Esai Morales

115535. If you don’t look like the ruling class, bring your inhaler. – Esai Morales

115536. My character Esteban is a guy who really didn’t think he was gonna be there at this point in his life. He’s in his early 30s. He’s got a son. He’s raising his son as a single father. – Esai Morales

115537. I love shocking people. – Esai Morales

115538. We as Americans of Latin descent are just as American as anyone else of any other descent. – Esai Morales

115539. Well, actually yes, in 1988. There was a warrant for me because my assistant hadn’t paid a ticket of mine. – Esai Morales

115540. In order to be a lieutenant, you’ve got to have authority in your voice. No matter how young your face looks, you’ve got to let your guys know that you’re in charge. – Esai Morales

115541. Anytime you do something Latino, yeah, I love the color, the spice. – Esai Morales

115542. Being an actor you have a lot of expenses. – Esai Morales

115543. I don’t get paid like a person that everyone knows, but I get paid so much more in so many ways. – Esai Morales

115544. I love being irreverent. But I hate being irrelevant. I love being irreverent because at the end of the day your actions belie your intentions. – Esai Morales

115545. I like the Beatles. They’re at the core of my musicality. And John Lennon’s my spiritual father. – Esai Morales

115546. I just arrive, they hand me a script and say, do it. – Esai Morales

115547. You know, I’m not making top dollar, but when you’re making top dollar, there are a lot of people waiting for you to fall. – Esai Morales

115548. I love bringing roses to a woman when she least expects it. – Esai Morales

115549. I always pull over for people who need a push. – Esai Morales

115550. I went jogging up on Mulholland. In the middle of my run I had some form of asthma attack and couldn’t even walk. I couldn’t get a ride one block to my house. I thought I was going to die. – Esai Morales

115551. Vaca Diez, do not destroy our country! – Evo Morales

115552. I don’t mind being a permanent nightmare for the United States. – Evo Morales

115553. I don’t debate with liars. – Evo Morales

115554. Well, the future of the Internet is… Reality. – Daniel Keys Moran

115555. There are, believe it or not, good politicians. – Daniel Keys Moran

115556. There’s a flipside to this; if you as an individual have the right to live on your own terms, you must have the right to both succeed and fail on them. – Daniel Keys Moran

115557. There’s no way for me to know, but my best guess, as it must be for everyone, is that other people are pretty much like me. – Daniel Keys Moran

115558. Actors are good liars; writers are good liars with good memories. – Daniel Keys Moran

115559. We are reinventing the world. We’ve set the ball spinning with little concern for where and how it’s going to stop. – Daniel Keys Moran

115560. The welfare system in the United States is vile. – Daniel Keys Moran

115561. What the power structure is afraid of is that we’re going to learn to recognize the truth when we hear it. – Daniel Keys Moran

115562. Writers, all the good ones, are Natural Born Liars. – Daniel Keys Moran

115563. You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data. – Daniel Keys Moran

115564. You want to balance the budget in this country? We change the salary structure for Congress and the President. Every year they don’t balance the budget, we don’t pay them. – Daniel Keys Moran

115565. The universe is not fair and it is never going to be fair. – Daniel Keys Moran

115566. To write well you must be willing to go naked into the world. – Daniel Keys Moran

115567. Police do not belong in war zones. – Daniel Keys Moran

115568. The reason Ronald Reagan gets slammed for having so badly exacerbated the problem of deficit spending is that he so plainly deserves it. – Daniel Keys Moran

115569. The most interesting thing about the idea of money is that it makes it possible to measure something in previous ages we couldn’t be sure about, and that something is power. – Daniel Keys Moran

115570. There is virtually nothing I wouldn’t be willing to do, to try and make sure that children have a fair shake in life. – Daniel Keys Moran

115571. So, we, as human beings, live in a very imprecise world. A world where our perceptions of reality are far more important than actual reality. – Daniel Keys Moran

115572. An attempt to write nothing but characterization will soon bog down; I for one don’t want to have somebody tell me about someone else. – Daniel Keys Moran

115573. Plot and character are virtually the same thing. – Daniel Keys Moran

115574. Our species is on the verge of changes that will fundamentally alter what it means to be human… and we are the people driving that change. – Daniel Keys Moran

115575. It’s your body and your life and you have an absolute right to do with it as you choose. – Daniel Keys Moran

115576. Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn’t believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth. – Daniel Keys Moran

115577. It’s obvious, but perhaps worth saying, that happiness has virtually nothing to do with the state of your intellect. – Daniel Keys Moran

115578. If there is a substantial difference between a gay couple and a childless heterosexual couple, I’m unable to see it. – Daniel Keys Moran

115579. If a liberal political philosophy stands for anything, and I am no longer sure it does, then it must mean that we are committed to the leveling of the playing field for everyone. – Daniel Keys Moran

115580. I’m a liberal where children are concerned, a libertarian where adults are concerned – and thinking very seriously about running for the House of Representatives, for whatever that’s worth. – Daniel Keys Moran

115581. It’s very strange writing science fiction in a world that moves as fast as ours does. – Daniel Keys Moran

115582. The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design. – Daniel Keys Moran

115583. As a fiscal conservative, I think that our government should pay for itself. – Daniel Keys Moran

115584. One thing that’s coming up a lot is: are you as grumpy as you appear from this Black Books thing. – Dylan Moran

115585. Showing off seemed to me to be a highly valuable and necessary activity when I was 20. – Dylan Moran

115586. The characters can’t be wittier than people are in real life. They have to be character witty. – Dylan Moran

115587. The trend now is to get away from stage bound sitcoms. – Dylan Moran

115588. The truth is that I’m constitutionally incapable of doing an ordinary job. – Dylan Moran

115589. You achieve the surreal jokes through the realism by making it elastic. – Dylan Moran

115590. Yeah, I think Michael has had to deal with that label of being Michael Caine for a long time. – Dylan Moran

115591. We are both drawn to surreal situations so the writing was a joy. – Dylan Moran

115592. I thought The Office was good, though I didn’t think of it as a sitcom, just as a very good programme. – Dylan Moran

115593. It’s true that I have spoken about doing a book before, but then everyone you speak to is planning to write a book. – Dylan Moran

115594. You try various things when you’re growing up. I was an attache in the Foreign Service for a while and then I drove a bulldozer, but neither of those panned out for me so it had to be stand-up. – Dylan Moran

115595. I have a very low level of recognition, which is fine by me. – Dylan Moran

115596. Black Books adheres to a more old fashioned, traditional sitcom format, which I think works, because in its own way, it’s quite theatrical. – Dylan Moran

115597. I’m actually about as famous as a fourth division footballer from the 70s. – Dylan Moran

115598. I don’t really think of myself as an actor. – Dylan Moran

115599. I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate. – Dylan Moran

115600. I don’t want to do the same thing over and over again. – Dylan Moran

115601. I think a lot of the time you just parody yourself. – Dylan Moran

115602. I never thought I want to do anything, really, except not go to work properly and turn up at the same place every day and eat sandwiches in the same canteen, if I can possibly help it, as I don’t think I’d be very good at it. – Dylan Moran

115603. I have no qualifications to do anything else and there weren’t any formal application forms you had to fill in for stand-up, so I thought I’d give that a twist. – Dylan Moran

115604. In the same way, there is some creature gnawing away inside of me, urging me to do things in different ways. – Dylan Moran

115605. If I hadn’t done this I might have ended up digging the roads. – Dylan Moran

115606. Well, it is certainly not by choice at this time you don’t see or hear about me. This business is very unpredictable. A lot of it is luck and being in the right place at the right time. – Erin Moran

115607. There was mental and physical abuse in my family. – Erin Moran

115608. The first interview I went on I got at age 5. It was a commercial for First Federal Bank. – Erin Moran

115609. I think it was a good thing that Joanie and Chachi married. – Erin Moran

115610. I liked wearing the ’50s wardrobe. It was hard in the beginning. The first shows I wore regular young girl dresses. Then a little later I got to wear the poodle skirts and such. – Erin Moran

115611. I have thought about Happy Days made into a movie. As far as the original cast not being a part of it, wow, I don’t know who could be who!I just don’t see it going in that direction. I can see the original cast doing the movie very easily though. – Erin Moran

115612. I am happily married to a wonderful man. He is not in the business. – Erin Moran

115613. I am still being recognized as Joanie and probably will as long as Happy Days is playing on TV and remembered by Happy Days fans. It has and will always be a pleasure and a honor for me to be a part of it. – Erin Moran

115614. I am prepared to work hard enough to win. It’s basically up to me. – James P. Moran

115615. My explanation remains the same: It was an attempt to make the point that anyone who opposed the war can achieve their objective by working within their sphere of influence, whether their political party or community of faith. – James P. Moran

115616. I’m working as hard as I can. Yesterday, I had five different debates. I don’t get a half an hour a day to talk to my wife. I don’t know how much harder I can work. – James P. Moran

115617. I’ve been doing everything I can to reach out and understand why people voted against me. They were trying to send a message. I have to be more sensitive in the way I express myself, and I have to be more thoughtful in the positions I take. – James P. Moran

115618. Although his crusade in 1957 occurred at a time in our nation’s history when race divided all, Reverend Graham refused to preach in segregated audiences. – Jerry Moran

115619. I am convinced that success is not measured by what you get out of life, but by what you give back. – Jerry Moran

115620. One of the most difficult speeches to prepare is an address to a graduation class, which is why I don’t often do them. – Jerry Moran

115621. Perfection has to do with the end product, but excellence has to do with the process. – Jerry Moran

115622. Mirrors are ice which do not melt: what melts are those who admire themselves in them. – Paul Morand

115623. Speed kills colour… the gyroscope, when turning at full speed, shows up gray. – Paul Morand

115624. Everything is a mystery, ourselves, and all things both simple and humble. – Giorgio Morandi

115625. A half dozen pictures would just about be enough for the life of an artist, for my life. – Giorgio Morandi

115626. The actual process of filmmaking, the many hours out of your life- it is very slow and boring. I’m not interested in that now unless an opportunity was provided for me. – Rick Moranis

115627. I think that I recall the nostalgic ’50s: the start of early television and rock-and-roll, and I think everything seemed to get very generic. Not much has changed. – Rick Moranis

115628. There will always be another group of kids going to college, drinking beer, and discovering that movie. Many of them have never even heard of SCTV. – Rick Moranis

115629. A few years ago, I decided I wanted to be home with my family. – Rick Moranis

115630. Well, I took a sabbatical. I walked away from shooting movies because I couldn’t handle the travel. I’m a single parent. I had young kids, and I found that keeping in touch with them from hotel rooms and airports wasn’t working for me. So I stopped. – Rick Moranis

115631. Well, whether it’s on film or on TV, you don’t want to throw too many curves at your audio and video guys. – Rick Moranis

115632. What we see is what they’re trying to sell us. It’s not true nostalgic as much as it is repeating old material because it’s less expensive than new material. – Rick Moranis

115633. When I got to filmmaking, the most democratic of environments where anybody could say anything, those were the best environments, but what you don’t want to assume is that you know what the audience is thinking. – Rick Moranis

115634. I pulled out of making movies in about ’96 or ’97. – Rick Moranis

115635. I don’t limit my taste. There’s some jazz that I like and there’s some opera. I’ve been listening to what was essentially country music, but it crossed over to rock. – Rick Moranis

115636. I always find it flattering when somebody recognizes me. – Rick Moranis

115637. And we had the perhaps unfair advantage of not having to worry about what an audience was gonna think. We were in a vacuum. We were making little short films, really. – Rick Moranis

115638. And I discovered after a couple years that I really didn’t miss making movies. – Rick Moranis

115639. About a year ago, out of the blue, I just wrote a bunch of songs. – Rick Moranis

115640. I think Alison Krauss and her band are the best today. The same goes for Rick Skaggs and his band. – Rick Moranis

115641. My own personal taste in films as a member of the audience was not completely in line with films I was doing. – Rick Moranis

115642. On the last couple of movies I made – big-budget Hollywood movies – I really missed being able to create my own material. – Rick Moranis

115643. Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources – and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future. – Alberto Moravia

115644. When I sit at my table to write, I never know what it’s going to be until I’m under way. I trust in inspiration, which sometimes comes and sometimes doesn’t. But I don’t sit back waiting for it. I work every day. – Alberto Moravia

115645. Good writers are monotonous, like good composers. They keep trying to perfect the one problem they were born to understand. – Alberto Moravia

115646. In life there are no problems, that is, objective and external choices; there is only the life which we do not resolve as a problem but which we live as an experience, whatever the final result may be. – Alberto Moravia

115647. Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it. – Hannah More

115648. The wretch who digs the mine for bread, or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued than that decreed to him who cannot think or read. – Hannah More

115649. Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains. – Hannah More

115650. Love never reasons, but profusely gives; it gives like a thoughtless prodigal its all, and then trembles least it has done to little. – Hannah More

115651. Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty. – Hannah More

115652. Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper. – Hannah More

115653. Goals help you overcome short-term problems. – Hannah More

115654. Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness. – Hannah More

115655. Forgiveness is the economy of the heart… forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. – Hannah More

115656. If faith produce no works, I see That faith is not a living tree. Thus faith and works together grow, No separate life they never can know. They’re soul and body, hand and heart, What God hath joined, let no man part. – Hannah More

115657. In an upside down world, with all the rules being rewritten as the game goes on and spectators invading the pitch, it is good to feel that some things and some people seem to stay just as they were. – Kenneth More

115658. A film like Genevieve to my contemporaries is not a film made years ago, but last week or last year. They see me as I was then, not as I am now. – Kenneth More

115659. Oh, Mr Coward, sir – I could never have an affair with you, because you remind me of my father! – Kenneth More

115660. Most parts that can be played by one actor can equally well be played by another, but not this. – Kenneth More

115661. Bader’s philosophy was my philosophy. His whole attitude to life was mine. – Kenneth More

115662. I am the reassurance that they have not changed. In an upside down world, with all the rules being rewritten as the game goes on and spectators invading the pitch, it is good to feel that some things and some people seem to stay just as they were. – Kenneth More

115663. In such a state, humility is the virtue of men, and their only defense; to walk humbly with God, never doubting, whatever befall, that His will is good, and that His law is right. – Paul Elmer More

115664. We are born knowing nothing and with much striving we learn but a little; yet all the while we are bound by laws that hearken to no plea of ignorance, and measure out their rewards and punishments with calm indifference. – Paul Elmer More

115665. Ask a woman’s advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you’re sure to be wise. – Thomas More

115666. Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. – Thomas More

115667. He travels best that knows when to return. – Thomas More

115668. For when they see the people swarm into the streets, and daily wet to the skin with rain, and yet cannot persuade them to go out of the rain, they do keep themselves within their houses, seeing they cannot remedy the folly of the people. – Thomas More

115669. Fond memory brings the light of other days around me. – Thomas More

115670. By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life. – Thomas More

115671. And, indeed, though they differ concerning other things, yet all agree in this: that they think there is one Supreme Being that made and governs the world, whom they call, in the language of their country, Mithras. – Thomas More

115672. A friendship like love is warm; a love like friendship is steady. – Thomas More

115673. And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others. – Thomas More

115674. A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse. – Thomas More

115675. An absolutely new idea is one of the rarest things known to man. – Thomas More

115676. Disguise our bondage as we will, ‘Tis woman, woman, rules us still. – Thomas More

115677. What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine. – Thomas More

115678. See me safe up: for in my coming down, I can shift for myself. – Thomas More

115679. To be educated, a person doesn’t have to know much or be informed, but he or she does have to have been exposed vulnerably to the transformative events of an engaged human life. – Thomas More

115680. ‘Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone. – Thomas More

115681. Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion. – Thomas More

115682. This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven. – Thomas More

115683. They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is. – Thomas More

115684. There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets. – Thomas More

115685. The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest. – Thomas More

115686. The light, that lies In woman’s eyes, Has been my heart’s undoing. – Thomas More

115687. Whoever loveth me, loveth my hound. – Thomas More

115688. The channel is known only to the natives; so that if any stranger should enter into the bay without one of their pilots he would run great danger of shipwreck. – Thomas More

115689. Our emotional symptoms are precious sources of life and individuality. – Thomas More

115690. One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated. – Thomas More

115691. Oh! blame not the bard. – Thomas More

115692. My only books were woman’s looks, and folly’s all they’ve taught me. – Thomas More

115693. If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable. – Thomas More

115694. I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself. – Thomas More

115695. I die the king’s faithful servant, but God’s first. – Thomas More

115696. The heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close. – Thomas More

115697. When I want to render these fine nuances, I do not find them in the subject, but in the nature of women in real life who seek unhealthy emotions and are too stupid even to understand the horror in the most appalling situations. – Gustave Moreau

115698. This bored fantastic woman, with her animal nature, giving herself the pleasure of seeing her enemy struck down, not a particularly keen one for her because she is so weary of having all her desires satisfied. – Gustave Moreau

115699. No one could have less faith in the absolute and definitive importance of the work created by man, because I believe that this world is nothing but a dream. – Gustave Moreau

115700. I am dominated by one thing, an irresistible, burning attraction towards the abstract. – Gustave Moreau

115701. My life is very exciting now. Nostalgia for what? It’s like climbing a staircase. I’m on the top of the staircase, I look behind and see the steps. That’s where I was. We’re here right now. Tomorrow, we’ll be someplace else. So why nostalgia? – Jeanne Moreau

115702. You don’t have to be a wreck. You don’t have to be sick. One’s aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out. – Jeanne Moreau

115703. It’s dangerous to assert oneself. – Jeanne Moreau

115704. It’s just as idiotic to say there is no life after death as it is to say there is one. – Jeanne Moreau

115705. Knowing how to die is knowing how to live. What is death anyway? It’s the outcome of life. – Jeanne Moreau

115706. My aim in life is not to judge. – Jeanne Moreau

115707. My face has changed with the years and has enough history in it to give audiences something to work with. – Jeanne Moreau

115708. To give a character life in a short space of time, it helps if you arrive on screen with a past. – Jeanne Moreau

115709. You should not separate your life from what you do. – Jeanne Moreau

115710. Women will not talk about football unless one of them is in love with a football player, and then suddenly you discover that they know everything that is to be known about it. – Jeanne Moreau

115711. When Tony was madly in love with me, his relationship with Vanessa Redgrave was ending. – Jeanne Moreau

115712. When I’m acting, I’m two beings. There’s the one monitoring the distance between myself and the camera, making sure I hit my marks, and there is the one driven by this inner fire, this delicious fear. – Jeanne Moreau

115713. What is amazing for a woman of my age is that I change as the world is changing-and changing very, very fast. I don’t think my mother had that opportunity to change. – Jeanne Moreau

115714. When you live under the power of terror and segregation, you can’t ever start a work of art. – Jeanne Moreau

115715. To give and receive love, you have to be in touch with pain, you have to be capable of provoking it and feeling it. – Jeanne Moreau

115716. One thing you have to give up is attaching importance to what people see in you. – Jeanne Moreau

115717. Success is like a liberation or the first phrase of a love story. – Jeanne Moreau

115718. Sometimes the directors were afraid of what they brought out of me. – Jeanne Moreau

115719. Something pretty… that’s just the surface. People worry so much about aging, but you look younger if you don’t worry about it. – Jeanne Moreau

115720. Some people are addicts. If they don’t act, they don’t exist. – Jeanne Moreau

115721. Some gods may cross your path, but why should gods be beautiful? They could also be frightening. – Jeanne Moreau

115722. Some children I have met are very beautiful. Some children are imbeciles, vulgar, terrible. – Jeanne Moreau

115723. People’s opinions don’t interfere with me. – Jeanne Moreau

115724. To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude. – Jeanne Moreau

115725. I’m always amazed when young women who are having babies want their husbands to watch the babies come out. I would never allow anything like that. – Jeanne Moreau

115726. If you get trapped in the idea that what is most important is what image of yourself you’re giving to the world, you’re on a dangerous path. – Jeanne Moreau

115727. I can’t belong to groups. I’ve tried. I behave normally, but people don’t look at me normally. – Jeanne Moreau

115728. Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. – Jeanne Moreau

115729. Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don’t worry girls, look like a wreck, that’s the way it goes. – Jeanne Moreau

115730. All fiction becomes autobiographical when the author has true talent. – Jeanne Moreau

115731. All those vitamins aren’t to keep death at bay, they’re to keep deterioration at bay. – Jeanne Moreau

115732. Although for some people cinema means something superficial and glamorous, it is something else. I think it is the mirror of the world. – Jeanne Moreau

115733. As a matter of principle, I always come to a film like a blank slate, I don’t learn my lines in advance. With this approach, I feel clean. – Jeanne Moreau

115734. As long as you don’t make waves, ripples, life seems easy. But that’s condemning yourself to impotence and death before you are dead. – Jeanne Moreau

115735. Being an actress is to be in tune with the fantasies of a man. What woman never dreamt of that? – Jeanne Moreau

115736. Beyond the beauty, the sex, the titillation, the surface, there is a human being. And that has to emerge. – Jeanne Moreau

115737. Characters who are on screen from start to finish are not necessarily the ones who have the greatest impact. – Jeanne Moreau

115738. Death is an absolute mystery. We are all vulnerable to it, it’s what makes life interesting and suspenseful. – Jeanne Moreau

115739. If you want to live your life through to the end, you have to live dangerously. – Jeanne Moreau

115740. I can be intimidating, but not within the confines of a film shoot. – Jeanne Moreau

115741. I think more and more people want to live alone. You can be a couple without being in each other’s pockets. I don’t see why you have to share the same bathroom. – Jeanne Moreau

115742. I don’t feel guilt. Whatever I wish to do, I do. – Jeanne Moreau

115743. I don’t like going where I’ve already been. Life is a myriad of territories to discover. I don’t want to waste time with what I already know. – Jeanne Moreau

115744. I don’t like the idea of separating life and work. That notion seems dated and a bit alien to me. – Jeanne Moreau

115745. I don’t think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather, I believe it indispensable to talent, if for nothing else than to increase the talent. – Jeanne Moreau

115746. I gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches, while we’re choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist. I’m not so much interested in my character as the film itself. – Jeanne Moreau

115747. I need, absolutely, to be alone. – Jeanne Moreau

115748. I am subject to very powerful lows. When you have highs, you have terrible lows. When you pinpoint that you are responsible for everything that happens to you, it is very frightening. – Jeanne Moreau

115749. You were up at 5 o’clock in the morning, and then you’d ride in a caravan, because we didn’t have big movie trucks or trailers that is the hardware of a movie camp. – Marguerite Moreau

115750. Parents are your teachers until a certain point, and if they don’t give you love, you’ll go somewhere else to find it. – Marguerite Moreau

115751. You definitely want to do the little films. They’re always going to be harder, but you don’t do them to make money. You do them so you can see what you can make with the research that you have. – Marguerite Moreau

115752. We started out as far to the left as we could. – Marguerite Moreau

115753. We had two cameras, so they could turn it on and shoot as much as we wanted. You don’t have to worry about wasting money on film. A lot more takes are possible. – Marguerite Moreau

115754. We had a script that was really solid and we knew how we were going to shoot and how the energy of it was going to go. So it gave us a lot of freedom to use the camera as a character. – Marguerite Moreau

115755. Tough love – I’m kind of weary of that. I don’t think it’s so effective. – Marguerite Moreau

115756. There’s an easygoing nature that comes with a perspective of things that aren’t as important as we make them sometimes. – Marguerite Moreau

115757. The sun would come up over the ocean, and we’d be eating scrambled eggs before we shot some stuff. It was a vacation in the sense that it was the best working conditions. – Marguerite Moreau

115758. The big companies are like, It’s so good but we don’t know how to market it. – Marguerite Moreau

115759. Every single day of making a movie is going to bring new problems. – Marguerite Moreau

115760. Miramax can buy a small independent movie that isn’t very good, but because it has great relationships with different theaters, it can get into a big theater. – Marguerite Moreau

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115761. It’s hard to make something collaboratively. That’s the challenge. Sometimes you’re successful. – Marguerite Moreau

115762. I keep every script from every film that I ever made because it’s like a workbook of that time in my life. – Marguerite Moreau

115763. High school, you don’t want to go back and do it over again. – Marguerite Moreau

115764. The story follows the whole family. But pretty much all the characters who are in jail have written a book about it, so you’ve got their perspective of it, however skewed they want you to see it. – Marguerite Moreau

115765. I got to work with Gene Hackman for six weeks, side by side, 12 hours a day. – Marguerite Moreau

115766. In a lot of formats, you can be really experimental and see what would happen. – Marguerite Moreau

115767. I like working in any medium. Who’s making it? How much do I like the story? Does it contribute something? – Marguerite Moreau

115768. I love vampire movies. I think they are sexy. – Marguerite Moreau

115769. I was put on a surfboard by a cute boyfriend in high school. – Marguerite Moreau

115770. I’m doing my work in an environment that’s ultimately about dollars and cents. – Marguerite Moreau

115771. I’m more of like a recreational surfer, not a consist surfer. Some people get out every week or every day. – Marguerite Moreau

115772. I’m most interested in working and learning from different people and telling good stories. – Marguerite Moreau

115773. I didn’t need clothes. I was allowed the opportunity to act out moments you don’t get the opportunity to experience in your own life, let alone as a character in a film. I didn’t feel naked. – Marguerite Moreau

115774. I’m playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order. – Eric Morecambe

115775. My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn’t take it out of my garden. – Eric Morecambe

115776. Together with script writers Syd green and Dick Hills, we worked on the comedy ideas for this series. – Eric Morecambe

115777. We had not had time to establish ourselves as a double act before Ernie joined the Merchant Navy. I teamed up with the brother of the late Dave Morris. – Eric Morecambe

115778. We’ve been able to have our cake and eat it, too. Every song, every T-shirt, is absolutely a pure expression of what we want to do. And it connects. – Tom Morello

115779. When was the last time you saw a musical about people at war with each other? – Rita Moreno

115780. The reason there weren’t any, I am surmising, is that a lot of Latin kids, Latino kids, in those days didn’t have the money to take those kind of classes. – Rita Moreno

115781. Then there’s the story of ill-fated love. It’s universal. – Rita Moreno

115782. They made me use an accent, which I wasn’t thrilled about because a lot of us, obviously, don’t have them. – Rita Moreno

115783. This is my idea of heaven, coming home and watching the news. – Rita Moreno

115784. Bigger than life is not difficult for me. I am bigger than life. – Rita Moreno

115785. Lack of something to feel important about is almost the greatest tragedy a man may have. – Arthur E. Morgan

115786. Humanists are not characteristically strong in faith, hope and love. – Arthur E. Morgan

115787. It is easier to square the circle than to get round a mathematician. – Augustus de Morgan

115788. All enchantments die; only cowards die with them. – Charles Morgan

115789. There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God’s finger on man’s shoulder. – Charles Morgan

115790. There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand. – Charles Morgan

115791. The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up. – Charles Morgan

115792. As knowledge increases, wonder deepens. – Charles Morgan

115793. If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three years working on the Hill, he would have written the Ten Commandments with three exceptions and a saving clause. – Charles Morgan

115794. I haven’t heard anything or seen anything out there that would lead me to believe that all of a sudden there’s an unexpected drop in PCs. – Daniel Morgan

115795. Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns. – Daniel Morgan

115796. An offensive war, I believe to be wrong and would therefore have nothing to do with it, having no right to meddle with another man’s property, his ox or his ass, his man servant or his maid servant or anything this is his. – Daniel Morgan

115797. I further believe that all must be saved through the merits of Christ. – Daniel Morgan

115798. I believe in one God, the first and great cause of goodness. I also believe in Jesus Christ, the rebirth of the world. I also believe in the Holy Ghost, the comforter. – Daniel Morgan

115799. As to war, I am and always was a great enemy, at the same time a warrior the greater part of my life and were I young again, should still be a warrior while ever this country should be invaded and I lived. – Daniel Morgan

115800. For too long people have backed companies on hope value rather than solid products coming out. Now we are coming out the other side. – Daniel Morgan

115801. A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy. – Edward P. Morgan

115802. Art is eternal, but life is short. – Evelyn de Morgan

115803. I will make up for it now, I have not a moment to lose. – Evelyn de Morgan

115804. A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others. – Frank Morgan

115805. Art led the way for me to recover. He got out of prison before me and started traveling all over the world before I did. He showed me by example that it could be done, and I’ll always love him for that. – Frank Morgan

115806. I’m eternally grateful to the penal system in California for saving my life. – Frank Morgan

115807. It’s my fault in many cases because I don’t initiate the contact to talk with a lot of other musicians. – Frank Morgan

115808. For my own part I continue of the same Disposition. – George Morgan

115809. Is Abundant Success in all his honest undertakings. – George Morgan

115810. A kleptomaniac is a person who helps himself because he can’t help himself. – Henry Morgan

115811. People with insufficient personalities are fond of cats. These people adore being ignored. – Henry Morgan

115812. A careful driver is one who honks his horn when he goes through a red light. – Henry Morgan

115813. A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason. – J. P. Morgan

115814. A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing. One that sounds good, and a real one. – J. P. Morgan

115815. Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther. – J. P. Morgan

115816. If you have to ask how much it costs, you can’t afford it. – J. P. Morgan

115817. No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking. – J. P. Morgan

115818. Well, I don’t know as I want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do. I hire him to tell how to do what I want to do. – J. P. Morgan

115819. When you expect things to happen – strangely enough – they do happen. – J. P. Morgan

115820. The last decade has been a little rough, so I’m hoping to start this one on the right foot. – Jeffrey Dean Morgan

115821. The only reason I went to college was to play basketball. I injured my knee and couldn’t play. – Jeffrey Dean Morgan

115822. I’m just looking always for characters that change, because I want to get better, as an actor and as a person. – Jeffrey Dean Morgan

115823. I would bend over backward to be back on Grey’s. Any day, I’ll choose lying in bed with Katherine Heigl looking over me over getting thrown against walls by supernatural persons at 5 in the morning. – Jeffrey Dean Morgan

115824. I think, as I’ve gotten older I have realized what a huge privilege it is to even be in this business. I, more than ever, love what I do. – Jeffrey Dean Morgan

115825. There were rumors I wasn’t going to die. The whole cast was sitting around the table reading the script. I fell on the floor – I’m not kidding. I looked up at Katherine Heigl, and she was crying. – Jeffrey Dean Morgan

115826. I take my vote as a salute to the little guy, the one who doesn’t hit 500 home runs. I was one of the guys that did all they could to win. I’m proud of my stats, but I don’t think I ever got on for. – Joe Morgan

115827. No, I don’t want you to draw any conclusion. I want you to listen to what I just said. – Joe Morgan

115828. I have been very fortunate as to escape through another day’s very severe fighting and escaped unhurt. – John H. Morgan

115829. It is made the duty of every Commanding Officer in the Department, to arrest and send to these Headquarters, under guard, every officer or soldier who may be found absent from his command, without the regular leave in writing, prescribed by Regulations and General Orders. – John H. Morgan

115830. Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers. Capt. Sale, of Co. E, Duke’s regt, was among the killed, making the third Capt. that has been killed in that company. – John H. Morgan

115831. The Gen. Commanding, takes this means of informing the people that he has not come among them to disturb them in the enjoyment of their rights, either of person or property. – John H. Morgan

115832. The Home Guards are required to come in at once and deliver up their arms, those who fail to do so will be regarded as enemies of the Government and treated accordingly. – John H. Morgan

115833. Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves. – Julia Morgan

115834. My buildings will be my legacy… they will speak for me long after I’m gone. – Julia Morgan

115835. Never turn down a job because you think it’s too small; you don’t know where it can lead. – Julia Morgan

115836. I write as a way of keeping myself going. You build your life around writing, and it’s what gets you through. So it’s partly just curiosity to see what you can do. – Robert Morgan

115837. The great watershed of modern poetry is French, more than English. – Robert Morgan

115838. One of the most powerful devices is to distort time, to go from human time to atomic time, geologic time. Sometimes you can actually accomplish that, with one unexpected word choice. – Robert Morgan

115839. One of the most powerful devices of poetry is the use of distortions. You can go from talking about the way a minute passes to the way a century passes, or a lifetime. – Robert Morgan

115840. Our most famous writers are Faulkner and Eudora Welty and Flannery O’Connor. It would make sense that the poetry would reflect some of those same values, some of the same techniques. – Robert Morgan

115841. Part of what we love about poetry is the fact that it seems ancient, that it has an authority of ancient language and ancient form, and that it’s timeless, that it reaches back. – Robert Morgan

115842. Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet. – Robert Morgan

115843. Poetry, almost by definition, calls attention to its language and form. – Robert Morgan

115844. Pound’s translation of Chinese poetry was maybe the most important thing I read. Eliot a little bit later. – Robert Morgan

115845. Some people swear by writing courses, but whether it really helps American poetry, I have doubts. – Robert Morgan

115846. Some people want to call me an Appalachian writer, even though I know some people use regional labels to belittle. – Robert Morgan

115847. Southern poets are still writing narrative poems, poems in forms, dramatic poems. – Robert Morgan

115848. Teaching writing over the years intrudes on your own writing in important ways, taking away some of the excitement of poetry. – Robert Morgan

115849. One of the biggest changes that ever occurred in my life was going from the isolation of working part-time as a house painter in Henderson County, to Cornell, where everybody was a literary person. – Robert Morgan

115850. The decision to write in prose instead of poetry is made more by the readers than by writers. Almost no one is interested in reading narrative in verse. – Robert Morgan

115851. The Black Mountain poet I like most is the early Creeley. Those early poems seem very lyrical and very traditional, with a lot of voice and character. – Robert Morgan

115852. The idea of avant-garde art is a very suspicious thing to me, the idea that poetry is new and it keeps being new the way Chevrolets every year are new. – Robert Morgan

115853. The Language Poets are writing only about language itself. The Ashbery poets are writing only about poetry itself. That seems to me a kind of dead end. – Robert Morgan

115854. The young people have MTV and rock and roll. Why would they go to read poetry? Poetry belongs to the Stone Age. It awakens in us perceptions that go back to those times. – Robert Morgan

115855. We have a lot of long narrative poems written in the 20th century, but they’re not very well known, and they’re not read by very many people. – Robert Morgan

115856. What actually makes poetry poetry is of course impossible to define. We recognize it when we hear it, when we see it, but we can’t define it. – Robert Morgan

115857. When you have an idea for a story, you want those characters to reach as many people as you can. I think you normally think of prose as a way of doing that. It fits our time, the culture. – Robert Morgan

115858. With prose you can incorporate more details, develop scenes, sustain the tension in a special way. Prose has its own speed. – Robert Morgan

115859. You have to really dive deep back into yourself and get rid of so much modern analytical categorization. It’s one of the great things poetry does. – Robert Morgan

115860. Young writers find their first audience in little magazines, and experimental writers find their only audience there. – Robert Morgan

115861. Young writers only take off when they find their subjects. Since almost everyone has a family and stories about family, that is often a place to start. – Robert Morgan

115862. I tell students they will know they are getting somewhere when a scene is so painful they can just barely bring themselves to write about it. A writer has to draw blood. – Robert Morgan

115863. The best books of our times have included the three mature volumes of Philip Larkin. They’re very short books of poems, and very carefully arranged. – Robert Morgan

115864. I encourage students to pursue an idea far enough so they can see what the cliches and stereotypes are. Only then do they begin to hit pay dirt. – Robert Morgan

115865. The fact that something is in a rhymed form or in blank verse will not make it good poetry. – Robert Morgan

115866. Neither of my parents has been very sensitive about my writing. – Robert Morgan

115867. Alchemy is the art of far and near, and I think poetry is alchemy in that way. It’s delightful to distort size, to see something that’s tiny as though it were vast. – Robert Morgan

115868. Among the American contemporaries I read with most enjoyment are several North Carolinians. I think the best poetry being written these days is being written by Southerners. – Robert Morgan

115869. Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective, and maybe objectivity. – Robert Morgan

115870. Fiction is about intimacy with characters, events, places. – Robert Morgan

115871. I considered going to film school; I took a course in film and was very interested in filmmaking as well as film writing. – Robert Morgan

115872. I did not have a very literary background. I came to poetry from the sciences and mathematics, and also through an interest in Japanese and Chinese poetry in translation. – Robert Morgan

115873. I don’t think American poetry has gotten any better in the past 35 years. Oddly enough, creative writing programs seem to have been good for fiction, and I would not have predicted that. – Robert Morgan

115874. I don’t think the creative writing industry has helped American poetry. – Robert Morgan

115875. I have taught students from the New York City area so long I have a special affinity and rapport with them. It surprises me sometimes that there are students from anywhere else. – Robert Morgan

115876. I learned to impersonate the kind of person that talks about poetry. It comes from teaching, I think. – Robert Morgan

115877. A poem in form still has to have voice, gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection, as any poetry does. – Robert Morgan

115878. In the best fiction, the language itself can become almost invisible. – Robert Morgan

115879. Maybe the example of Southern fiction writing has been so powerful that Southern poets have sort of keyed themselves to that. – Robert Morgan

115880. It was less a literary thing than a linguistic, philosophical preoccupation… discovering how far you can go with language to create immediate, elementary experience. – Robert Morgan

115881. I don’t think poetry is something that can be taught. We can encourage young writers, but what you can’t teach them is the very essence of poetry. – Robert Morgan

115882. In the late 60s and early 70s, I did get interested in voices, and in narration and embodying the voice, making the poem sound like a real person talking. – Robert Morgan

115883. I love chapbooks. They’re in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can’t sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems. – Robert Morgan

115884. If people associate me with a region, that’s fine with me. – Robert Morgan

115885. If a poem is not memorable, there’s probably something wrong. One of the problems of free verse is that much of the free verse poetry is not memorable. – Robert Morgan

115886. I love to compare different time frames. Poetry can evoke the time of the subject. By a very careful choice of words you can evoke an era, completely throw the poem into a different time scale. – Robert Morgan

115887. I think that it’s more likely that in my 60s and 70s I will be writing poetry rather than fiction. – Robert Morgan

115888. I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess. – Robert Morgan

115889. I love to create interesting textures with language. You can do it as long as it seems like a discovery. – Robert Morgan

115890. A lot of my students are Asian-American, and it has been thrilling to watch them break through the stereotypes into something alive and surprising. – Robert Morgan

115891. In the later books I am much more at home in the use of language to describe things. I had never thought of that until a critic pointed that out. – Robert Morgan

115892. Sexism is not the fault of women – kill your fathers, not your mothers. – Robin Morgan

115893. The Roman Catholic church… carries the immense power of very directly affecting women’s lives everywhere by its stand against birth control and abortion. – Robin Morgan

115894. There’s something contagious about demanding freedom. – Robin Morgan

115895. We are the women men warned us about. – Robin Morgan

115896. We can’t destroy the inequities between men and women until we destroy marriage. – Robin Morgan

115897. White males are the most responsible for the destruction of human life and environment on the planet today. – Robin Morgan

115898. Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. – Robin Morgan

115899. Don’t accept rides from strange men – and remember that all men are strange as hell. – Robin Morgan

115900. Oppression is something that one group of people commits against another group specifically because of a threatening characteristic shared by the latter group. – Robin Morgan

115901. We’re not inherently anything but human. – Robin Morgan

115902. Let’s put one lie to rest for all time: the lie that men are oppressed, too, by sexism-the lie that there can be such a thing as men’s liberation groups. – Robin Morgan

115903. Legitimate revolution must be led by, made by those who have been most oppressed: black, brown, yellow, red, and white women-with men relating to that the best they can. – Robin Morgan

115904. Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility. – Robin Morgan

115905. It isn’t until you begin to fight in your own cause that you become really committed to winning and become a genuine ally of other people struggling for their freedom. – Robin Morgan

115906. In the long run, Women’s Liberation will of course free men-but in the short run it’s going to COST men a lot of privilege, which no one gives up willingly or easily. – Robin Morgan

115907. I feel that man-hating is an honorable and viable political act, that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against the class that is oppressing them. – Robin Morgan

115908. I claim that rape exists any time sexual intercourse occurs when it has not been initiated by the woman, out of her own genuine affection and desire. – Robin Morgan

115909. Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love. – Robin Morgan

115910. Only she who attempts the absurd can achieve the impossible. – Robin Morgan

115911. I am an artist and a political being as well. – Robin Morgan

115912. Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it. – Ted Morgan

115913. The stammer was a way of telling the world that he was not like others, a way of expressing his singularity. – Ted Morgan

115914. For each chromosome contributed by the sperm there is a corresponding chromosome contributed by the egg, there are two chromosomes of each kind, which together constitute a pair. – Thomas Hunt Morgan

115915. One of the most amazing developments in the history of biology. – Thomas Hunt Morgan

115916. The egg of every species of animal or plant carries a definite number of bodies called chromosomes. The sperm carries the same number. Consequently, when the sperm unites with the egg, the fertilized egg will contain the double number of chromosomes. – Thomas Hunt Morgan

115917. Two years work wasted, I have been breeding those flies for all that time and I’ve got nothing out of it. – Thomas Hunt Morgan

115918. For I never have seen, and never shall see, that the cessation of the evidence of existence is necessarily evidence of the cessation of existence. – William De Morgan

115919. I don’t want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the Hall of Fame. I want to achieve immortality by not dying. – William De Morgan

115920. The first principle of child-rearing is to choose a good mother. – Christian Morgenstern

115921. The hidden child wants to be able to participate and to co-create in art, rather than being simply an admiring viewer. – Christian Morgenstern

115922. Home is not where you live, but where they understand you. – Christian Morgenstern

115923. I was playing in other rock bands. Any of those bands didn’t last long. – Ikue Mori

115924. Actually, there was another band where we were three girls, around ’84 when I met John Zorn, called Sunset Chorus. It was just bass and drums and guitar- we didn’t make any records but we played a lot of different clubs in New York. – Ikue Mori

115925. With a rock band, you play the same things over and over and over. – Ikue Mori

115926. The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it’s the music that I want to hear- that’s my inspiration and bottom line. I just try to get ideas from books, movies, paintings. – Ikue Mori

115927. The most important thing is that it’s much more fun to play in a band than to be in an audience in a club. That’s the main thing I think, that you can do it. – Ikue Mori

115928. Somebody gave me this drum machine and somebody else asked me to program something for a project. I really liked programming and I was really interested in using the drum machine. – Ikue Mori

115929. So now I don’t have time to practice drums. It’s been five years since I’ve touched the drums. – Ikue Mori

115930. Mars is really different, into art. Lydia Lunch is more energy. James Chance is more commercial in a different way, in funk and jazz. They were all doing original things, trying to create their own sound and music. I think they’re all great. – Ikue Mori

115931. Improvising things is always changing. A lot of momentum. – Ikue Mori

115932. I’m interested in stories and the dark side of peoples’ minds. – Ikue Mori

115933. I still think that I’m playing instruments, not just pushing buttons and there it goes. It’s interactive and alive with the sound and the manipulation and it plays like instruments. – Ikue Mori

115934. I really didn’t intend to be a musician when I left Japan. – Ikue Mori

115935. I got tired of different drum sounds so you buy different effects for more manipulation. – Ikue Mori

115936. I always wanted to get out of Tokyo and in 1977, New York seemed like the most interesting place to visit. I didn’t intend to live here- I just wanted to get out and see what was happening. I just happened to stay here then. – Ikue Mori

115937. Come to think of it, the way I play is like a drum machine- very mechanical. – Ikue Mori

115938. Blood and death. That moves me. – Ikue Mori

115939. Because it’s dance music, you can’t really have a lot of changing in there. It’s really not for me because there’s too much repetition. I like more diversity. – Ikue Mori

115940. I’ve done some music for films and I really enjoy doing it. – Ikue Mori

115941. Japan is the only country in the world which suffered from the scourge of nuclear weapons. – Yoshiro Mori

115942. A vote for Japan is a vote for the future of rugby. We will do our best to make rugby a global sport. – Yoshiro Mori

115943. India and Japan should develop a complementary relationship in information technology. – Yoshiro Mori

115944. It is my strong hope that an environment will be created in which both of our countries can cooperate for the realization of a world without nuclear weapons. – Yoshiro Mori

115945. The mayor has got to work closely with a wide variety of people, his city council, state legislature, governor, business community, labor community, president and the congress in order to be able to do this. – Marc Morial

115946. We’ve lost our city. I fear it’s potentially like Pompeii. – Marc Morial

115947. We stand ready to work together, where possible, in helping rebuild not only homes and businesses, but most importantly, lives of those who so desperately need our help. – Marc Morial

115948. We must continue to have voting rights in the state, not to politicize this, but they must have a voice in the rebuilding effort in the community from which they have been displaced. – Marc Morial

115949. We have to remember that Dr. King was not an idle dreamer. Dr. King was a man of action. If Dr. King were here, he would challenge us and exhort us. – Marc Morial

115950. The Society of American Civil Engineers, someone who’s going to come in and say to the public, we’ve looked at, we’ve examined, we’ve reviewed the repairs and we think they’re strong enough to withstand the type of hurricane that – that could hit the city this season. – Marc Morial

115951. Technology is permeating every single thing we do… And to the extent that we can better expose our young people to all the different ways that technology can be used, not just for video games or toys, we’re planning for the future. – Marc Morial

115952. Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference. – Marc Morial

115953. Money is not our primary aim. Changing the behavior and the practice of the gun industry is. – Marc Morial

115954. For me, I have no political ego in this thing with respect to any other leader and what they might feel is appropriate or necessary in what they’re going to try to do… We need everybody on the front lines. – Marc Morial

115955. Because you basically won a close re-election, your first task is to unify the city. And it’s done not with words but with actions, by reaching out, to the supporters of your opponent as well as to reassure your own supporters. – Marc Morial

115956. Because Katrina put it out there, no one can play the pretend game anymore that there isn’t poverty and inequality in this country. The Millions More Movement – Katrina gives it added significance. – Marc Morial

115957. A great American city is fighting for its life. – Marc Morial

115958. This – the leadership of the mayor is crucial, because it is to the mayor that people will look to provide the vision, the energy, and the sense of confidence in the rebuilding and the recovery. – Marc Morial

115959. I’ve had the most wonderful life. – Michael Moriarty

115960. When I got political that blew our marriage out of the water. I was not the same person and I admit that. – Michael Moriarty

115961. Life is best when you are in love. – Michael Moriarty

115962. I’ve become so earthy. And I never was earthy. I’m doing all kinds of different roles which are not at all like the intellectual and the legal mind of Ben Stone. – Michael Moriarty

115963. I’m very privileged to be the celebrity I am. – Michael Moriarty

115964. I was born first to music. But I went into acting because my father knew so much about music he intimidated me. So, I picked an art form, he knew nothing about. So I could be my own man. – Michael Moriarty

115965. As long as I’m an hour away from a major airport, I can get to that job. – Michael Moriarty

115966. Anything well written with good language and clarity and honesty is worth doing. It comes out of the same tradition as Shakespeare. – Michael Moriarty

115967. If they want to talk about aliens and anything like that… that’s part of the gift God gave us. That’s what makes life exciting. We’re pretty stuck, you know. What gives flight to our life is our imagination. – Michael Moriarty

115968. I wish people could acheive what they think would bring them happiness in order for them to realize that thats not really what happiness is. – Alanis Morisette

115969. You live, you learn. – Alanis Morisette

115970. With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction. – Samuel E. Morison

115971. Yet enthusiasm is no excuse for the historian going off balance. He should remind the reader that outcomes were neither inevitable nor foreordained, but subject to a thousand changes and chances. – Samuel E. Morison

115972. Too rigid specialization is almost as bad for a historian’s mind, and for his ultimate reputation, as too early an indulgence in broad generalization and synthesis. – Samuel E. Morison

115973. Throughout this evolution from left to right, Beard always detested war. Hence his writings were slanted to show that the military side of history was insignificant or a mere reflection of economic forces. – Samuel E. Morison

115974. The same contingencies of time and space that force a statesman or soldier to make decisions, impel the historian, though with less urgency, to make up his mind. – Samuel E. Morison

115975. So I have cultivated the vast garden of human experience which is history, without troubling myself overmuch about laws, essential first causes, or how it is all coming out. – Samuel E. Morison

115976. Skepticism is an important historical tool. It is the starting point of all revision of hitherto accepted history. – Samuel E. Morison

115977. Intellectual honesty is the quality that the public in free countries always has expected of historians; much more than that it does not expect, nor often get. – Samuel E. Morison

115978. If a lecturer, he wishes to be heard; if a writer, to be read. He always hopes for a public beyond that of the long-suffering wife. – Samuel E. Morison

115979. I have nothing revolutionary or even novel to offer. – Samuel E. Morison

115980. Historical methodology, as I see it, is a product of common sense applied to circumstances. – Samuel E. Morison

115981. Everyone agrees to that; but when we come to define truth, dissension starts. – Samuel E. Morison

115982. Every historian with professional standards speaks or writes what he believes to be true. – Samuel E. Morison

115983. Courses on historical methodology are not worth the time that they take up. I shall never give one myself, and I have observed that many of my colleagues who do give such courses refrain from exemplifying their methods by writing anything. – Samuel E. Morison

115984. Any child knows that history can only be a reduced representation of reality, but it must be a true one, not distorted by queer lenses. – Samuel E. Morison

115985. In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not. – Samuel E. Morison

115986. It is important to express oneself… provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience. – Berthe Morisot

115987. Real painters understand with a brush in their hand. – Berthe Morisot

115988. A love of nature is a consolation against failure. – Berthe Morisot

115989. In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming. – Alanis Morissette

115990. I’m doing it because I choose it. And if it’s not working, I can make a change. – Alanis Morissette

115991. I’ll keep evolving and put that into my songs. – Alanis Morissette

115992. I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful. – Alanis Morissette

115993. I was born in ’74, so I missed out on all the great early ’60s and early ’70s. – Alanis Morissette

115994. It’s when someone has an agenda of their own for the record that it doesn’t work for me. – Alanis Morissette

115995. I try to keep a low profile in general. Not with my art, but just as a person. – Alanis Morissette

115996. What I try to keep in mind is that there are going to be a lot of articles that are going to be misrepresentative of what I’m about as a person and as a writer. – Alanis Morissette

115997. I want to walk through life instead of being dragged through it. – Alanis Morissette

115998. Making a movie requires 20 to 500 people to make and a lot of money and the stakes are a lot higher. – Alanis Morissette

115999. The person who knows HOW will always have a job. The person who knows WHY will always be his boss. – Alanis Morissette

116000. The thing I always default to is that I’ll always be here to write songs. – Alanis Morissette

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