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180000 famous quotes part 118 – 117001 to 118000

117001. The press Yazoo were receiving were focused on the voice, This obviously was about trends. – Alison Moyet

117002. Within three months I had gone from being this black sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star. – Alison Moyet

117003. It wasn’t like I felt I was on a wave. It was just so easy. It is only afterwards that I thought I really had a bit of good luck going on there with Yazoo. – Alison Moyet

117004. I had been with the label since I was 21. The label wanted shiny pop but I didn’t. I found a little independent and we’ve got all these great reviews in England and now it has gone gold. – Alison Moyet

117005. I have never done any other job. I have sung in bands since I was 15. I left school completely unqualified. I have no other training. – Alison Moyet

117006. I have never had another job and I don’t have a mortgage. – Alison Moyet

117007. I was a single parent, and I was prohibited from working. – Alison Moyet

117008. I was writing and I have three kids. I was occupying my time with them but it was difficult. – Alison Moyet

117009. I wasn’t good at being affable. You get beyond that and realise the attraction in any human being has more to do with what they give to someone rather than just being face candy. – Alison Moyet

117010. Instead of thinking that’s a nice tune, you start thinking is it the right pace, is it the right tempo? That is the death nell for artists. – Alison Moyet

117011. It is not about writing those hits again. I am sure I could write them, but it is about the sensibilities. – Alison Moyet

117012. I came from a small town and at school in one class there was me, a member from Depeche Mode and someone who went on to join The Cure. That was all in one class of 30 kids. – Alison Moyet

117013. I’m not one of those people who thinks they simply deserve success. I have the drive to work. – Bridget Moynahan

117014. Are you trying to manipulate me? It’s working. – Bridget Moynahan

117015. Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire. – Daniel P. Moynihan

117016. Somehow liberals have been unable to acquire from life what conservatives seem to be endowed with at birth: namely, a healthy skepticism of the powers of government agencies to do good. – Daniel P. Moynihan

117017. The great corporations of this country were not founded by ordinary people. They were founded by people with extraordinary intelligence, ambition, and aggressiveness. – Daniel P. Moynihan

117018. The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it’s so rare. – Daniel P. Moynihan

117019. If you don’t have 30 years to devote to social policy, don’t get involved. – Daniel Patrick Moynihan

117020. The steady expansion of welfare programs can be taken as a measure of the steady disintegration of the Negro family structure over the past generation in the United States. – Daniel Patrick Moynihan

117021. Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. – Daniel Patrick Moynihan

117022. The liberal left can be as rigid and destructive as any force in American life. – Daniel Patrick Moynihan

117023. The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself. – Daniel Patrick Moynihan

117024. One must not make oneself cheap here – that is a cardinal point – or else one is done. Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

117025. When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

117026. Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

117027. Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

117028. It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

117029. I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

117030. I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

117031. Our shows are packed with laughter and light-hearted songs to lift the listener from their everyday life. We encourage the audience to participate in any way. – Jason Mraz

117032. Traveling has a major impact on what I do, cause all over the world I’m meeting all kinds of people. And relationships is the second major impact that I have. I just enjoy the variety that the world has to offer. – Jason Mraz

117033. The easiest songs to write are pure fiction. There is no limit to how you can tell the story. I find it difficult when I’m replaying an event through a song. – Jason Mraz

117034. It was a very bizarre experience for me, to get the songs together, go in there, and try to deliver them as I would perhaps in a live setting. But I realized that I couldn’t take on that coffeehouse style that I came from and go in there and burn it up. – Jason Mraz

117035. Sometimes you forget where the heck you are but when you get on stage, you know by the look on the people’s faces and the accent in their voices where you might be. – Jason Mraz

117036. When I was in high school, The Dave Matthews Band was a local band, and that was the first time I was starting to connect with a live band that was something that wasn’t on the radio or TV. – Jason Mraz

117037. My parents dreaded the fact that I was changing my life to do this, but I just kept doing it. – Jason Mraz

117038. My goal is to show everyone that they, too, can do what they love to do. – Jason Mraz

117039. We want people to see us live before we continue on and call ourselves recording artists. – Jason Mraz

117040. I’m trying to be more of a gentleman. – Jason Mraz

117041. I’m totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that’s the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go. – Jason Mraz

117042. I think especially with the Internet and the amount of reality shows that are going on, there’s no way to keep a secret anymore, so I try to let my project be as much as reality show as I can allow it to be. – Jason Mraz

117043. I think anyone who uses the web is smart and will profit. – Jason Mraz

117044. I came from Mechanicsville, Virginia, where you have four seasons. – Jason Mraz

117045. I buy records from all across the board. I get kind of a hybrid of influences in my own music. – Jason Mraz

117046. I basically had the idea when I was 18 that I wanted to write my own songs. I knew it was going to be a long, tough road, and I was like, if I just begin now, by the time I’m 40, I’ll be good at it. – Jason Mraz

117047. Getting on stage is a bonus, that’s my therapy, that’s when I can tell stories and it all makes sense. – Jason Mraz

117048. Careers can disappear just as quickly as they’re made, so I’m in no hurry. – Jason Mraz

117049. In the words of Michael Jackson: I’m a lover, not a fighter. – Jason Mraz

117050. Surrender to life itself and you’ll just be rewarded with so many things. And I’ve been rewarded so many times, in so many mysterious ways. So I have no reason to be disappointed with anything. – Jason Mraz

117051. An honest observer of the evolution of conditions in Egypt would discover that terrorism is an alien phenomenon, strange to our values and heritage. – Hosni Mubarak

117052. We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is free of strife and violence, living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or the dangers of weapons of mass destruction. – Hosni Mubarak

117053. The true victory is the victory for democracy and pluralism. – Hosni Mubarak

117054. The people gave me the responsibility of building the future of this nation. And I did it with honor. – Hosni Mubarak

117055. Sharon is capable of making peace. – Hosni Mubarak

117056. I have this to say to the people: go the polls and vote for the candidate of your choice… This is your responsibility; do not neglect it. – Hosni Mubarak

117057. If there is one Osama bin Laden now, there will be 100 bin Ladens afterwards. – Hosni Mubarak

117058. In exchange for power, influence, command and a place in history, a president gives up the bulk of his privacy. – Roger Mudd

117059. The relationship between press and politician – protected by the Constitution and designed to be happily adversarial – becomes sour, raw and confrontational. – Roger Mudd

117060. The networks found themselves having to compete for an increasingly Balkanized audience. – Roger Mudd

117061. The ethics of editorial judgement, however, began to go though a sea change during the late 1970s and ’80s when the Carter and Reagan Administrations de-regulated the television industry. – Roger Mudd

117062. Sexual behavior was also generally considered off limits. – Roger Mudd

117063. No matter what name we give it or how we judge it, a candidate’s character is central to political reporting because it is central to a citizen’s decision in voting. – Roger Mudd

117064. The written tone and the spoken tone change and the reporters’ disbelief in the veracity of the government spreads to the readers and the viewers. – Roger Mudd

117065. Given what the media have put the country through this past decade, it must come as a surprise to most Americans that the press has a code of ethics. – Roger Mudd

117066. For decades, the journalistic norm had been that the private lives of public officials remained private unless that life impinged on public performance. – Roger Mudd

117067. But the time has come for journalists to acknowledge that a zone of privacy does exist. – Roger Mudd

117068. As electronic journalism came to be evaluated for its cost effectiveness, the network world began breaking up. – Roger Mudd

117069. And what it depends on, of course, is whether the story itself is worth the ethical compromise it requires and whether the competition is onto the story. – Roger Mudd

117070. Journalists, who are skeptical to begin with, simply do not like to be lied to or made fools of. – Roger Mudd

117071. Most journalists now believe that a person’s privacy zone gets smaller and smaller as the person becomes more and more powerful. – Roger Mudd

117072. There’ll be differences of opinion in just about every intelligence analysis that you make. – Robert Mueller

117073. In the United States, it’s the mandate of the FBI to gather information relating to terrorism, go out and collect it, to do the interviews, to do the investigative work. – Robert Mueller

117074. What we bring to the table is not only our 56 field offices in the United States and our number of resident agencies, but also we have 45 legal attaches overseas. – Robert Mueller

117075. Leaking of classified material is a concern. – Robert Mueller

117076. People talk about the Patriot Act that was passed immediately in the wake of September 11. What the Patriot Act did was break down the walls between the various agencies. – Robert Mueller

117077. Prior to the passage of the Patriot Act, it was very difficult – often impossible – for us to share information with the Central Intelligence Agency, with NSA, with the other intelligence agencies, and likewise, for them to share information with us. – Robert Mueller

117078. Secondly, not only have we put additional agents on counterterrorism, but we’ve also built up our analytical structure so that we’re better positioned to analyze the information we have. – Robert Mueller

117079. So there is a foreign intelligence purpose for every one of our FISA warrants. – Robert Mueller

117080. So without getting into the specifics, I can tell you that to the extent that investigation is a relatively important investigation and meaningful, the president would have been periodically briefed. – Robert Mueller

117081. The 19 hijackers that came over here to commit the attack on Sept. 11, there were those that were at the bottom of the line. There were those who were the principal conspirators. There were those who were the pilot. Everybody has a role. – Robert Mueller

117082. The FBI’s principal priority right now is protecting the United States against another terrorist attack. – Robert Mueller

117083. They’re – FBI agents are some of the finest people you’ll find anyplace in the country or the world. And I’m lucky to have the opportunity to work with them. – Robert Mueller

117084. We cannot go up on a wire. We cannot do a search without a judge on the FISA Court approving it and determining that we have met the standard that has been set forth by Congress in order to utilize these techniques. – Robert Mueller

117085. We had to address information technology in the ways we had not before and give the agents the tools that they need to do their job more efficiently and more expeditiously. – Robert Mueller

117086. In the last 10 years, in narcotics task forces, in a number of violent crime task forces, we’ve worked very closely together with state and local law enforcement. – Robert Mueller

117087. The collapse of Enron was devastating to tens of thousands of people and shook the public’s confidence in corporate America. – Robert Mueller

117088. And so every one of us in the FBI, I don’t care if it’s a file clerk someplace or an agent there or a computer specialist, understands that our main mission is to protect the public from another September 11, another terrorist attack. – Robert Mueller

117089. It’s because we need to determine who in this country is poised, positioned to commit terrorist acts. – Robert Mueller

117090. In the context of September 11, there were so many that lost their lives that – how do you single out one person? There were so many acts of heroism that day from so many people, whether it be firemen and police officers in New York and our agents also. – Robert Mueller

117091. All I’m going to tell you is investigations, whether it be this and others, where you have partial facts, analysts, agents are always trying to interpret what those facts mean, extrapolate from them what they mean. – Robert Mueller

117092. And from the moment that we realized it was a terrorist attack, there isn’t an agent or a support person in the FBI that wasn’t committed to bringing to justice those who were responsible for this. – Robert Mueller

117093. As I said before, there are often disagreements as to what a particular set of facts mean. That is not at all unusual, and one shouldn’t read into it more than is there. – Robert Mueller

117094. But since September 11, we have made every effort to try to work closely with state and local law enforcement. – Robert Mueller

117095. But we had – I think if you look at law enforcement 10 years ago, if you look at the challenges, the FBI was focused excessively on what was happening in the United States. – Robert Mueller

117096. I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war. – Robert Mueller

117097. In planning an attack, persons have various roles. – Robert Mueller

117098. I know when I was here prosecuting homicides in the District of Columbia, one of the most effective units here was the cold case squad, which had on it FBI agents, as well as Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives working together. – Robert Mueller

117099. I think around the world, our agents are the best collectors of information you’ll find. – Robert Mueller

117100. I was in my office when – on 9/11. I think I had a number of meetings scheduled. I was just getting to know the bureau. And somebody walked in and said the first plane had – or a plane had struck the World Trade Center, one of the towers. – Robert Mueller

117101. I would say in just about every investigation we have, there will be differences of opinion, where you have partial facts, as to what those facts mean. – Robert Mueller

117102. If you look at the 19 hijackers who came to the United States in Sept. 11 to commit those acts, if you’d looked at them before they got onto a plane, you could probably say the same thing. There were various levels of expertise, various levels of competence. – Robert Mueller

117103. In order to be successful against each of these threats, we have to have a presence overseas, work closely not only with our counterparts in the law enforcement community, but also with the intelligence community. – Robert Mueller

117104. I didn’t know the organization, but the one thing you can say about the FBI, it’s tremendously professional. – Robert Mueller

117105. And at that point, I think we all realized it was something tremendously tragic, probably a terrorist attack, and the next step was to go down to our command center and get things going. – Robert Mueller

117106. The only white man you can trust is a dead white man. – Robert Mugabe

117107. The white man is not indigenous to Africa. Africa is for Africans. Zimbabwe is for Zimbabweans. – Robert Mugabe

117108. True, some land was bought by a few Cabinet Ministers. They bought the land. No minister, to my knowledge acquired land which was meant for resettlement. – Robert Mugabe

117109. Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically. – Robert Mugabe

117110. We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating. – Robert Mugabe

117111. We are not hungry… Why foist this food upon us? We don’t want to be choked. We have enough. – Robert Mugabe

117112. We don’t mind having sanctions banning us from Europe. We are not Europeans. – Robert Mugabe

117113. We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races. – Robert Mugabe

117114. The land is ours. It’s not European and we have taken it, we have given it to the rightful people… Those of white extraction who happen to be in the country and are farming are welcome to do so, but they must do so on the basis of equality. – Robert Mugabe

117115. People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won’t be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency. – Robert Mugabe

117116. We have said the first step was to designate the land, inform the owners. And the second would be to get the responses from the owners. And this will be openly done. – Robert Mugabe

117117. In most recent times, as the West started being hostile to us, we deliberately declared a Look East policy. – Robert Mugabe

117118. Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse. – Robert Mugabe

117119. Stay with us, please remain in this country and constitute a nation based on national unity. – Robert Mugabe

117120. If the choice were made, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or remain with our sovereignty and lose the membership of the Commonwealth, I would say let the Commonwealth go. – Robert Mugabe

117121. Countries such as the U.S. and Britain have taken it upon themselves to decide for us in the developing world, even to interfere in our domestic affairs and to bring about what they call regime change. – Robert Mugabe

117122. It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones. – Robert Mugabe

117123. Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy! – Robert Mugabe

117124. Our votes must go together with our guns. After all, any vote we shall have, shall have been the product of the gun. The gun which produces the vote should remain its security officer – its guarantor. The people’s votes and the people’s guns are always inseparable twins. – Robert Mugabe

117125. We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder… We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards. – Robert Mugabe

117126. So, Blair keep your England, and let me keep my Zimbabwe. – Robert Mugabe

117127. I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement. – Robert Mugabe

117128. Surely the glory of journalism is its transience. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117129. Sex is the ersatz or substitute religion of the 20th Century. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117130. People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117131. Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117132. St. Teresa of Avila described our life in this world as like a night at a second-class hotel. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117133. The orgasm has replaced the cross as the focus of longing and fulfillment. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117134. The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117135. The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they’re liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can’t be realized. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117136. There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117137. Travel, of course, narrows the mind. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117138. One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we’ve developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117139. This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and… if I think of human beings I’ve known and of my own life, such as it is, I can’t recall any case of pain which didn’t, on the whole, enrich life. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117140. Good taste and humor are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117141. Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117142. One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117143. Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117144. He was not only a bore; he bored for England. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117145. History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117146. How do I know pornography depraves and corrupts? It depraves and corrupts me. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117147. I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117148. It was a somber place, haunted by old jokes and lost laughter. Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117149. My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117150. Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117151. Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it. – Malcolm Muggeridge

117152. Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin, usually in solitude. – Frank Muir

117153. Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it. – Frank Muir

117154. King Crimson were the only really famous band I’d been in. – Jamie Muir

117155. Touring with King Crimson wasn’t a lot of fun for me. I had a lot of equipment, and when I was in improvised music I’d set it up myself, play the gig, and put it all away again. – Jamie Muir

117156. There wasn’t much work around at the time, I think I found a bit in Germany or something, but we played together and somehow the bassist Laurie Baker got involved as well – I can’t remember exactly how. – Jamie Muir

117157. The reasons why I left were to do with my interest in Buddhism. There were experiences over a period of about six months which caused me to decide to give up music, so one morning I felt I had to go to E.G. Management and tell them. – Jamie Muir

117158. The first time it felt really dangerous, like the sort of thing you had to lock the doors and close the curtains on because if anybody saw you, God would strike you down with a thunderbolt. But I took to it like a duck to water. – Jamie Muir

117159. I was a beginner again. I practiced hard and used to listen very closely to recordings of American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams and Kenny Clarke. – Jamie Muir

117160. He was very much concerned with logic and function, he always worked his solos out before playing them. – Jamie Muir

117161. At the art college in Edinburgh someone arranged for some London groups to come up and play. I was in a supporting band, with Bernie Green I think. Derek Bailey was one of the visiting musicians. He seemed to like my playing and asked me to come down to London. – Jamie Muir

117162. Allan had come down wanting to do some sort of crucial music and I’d been involved in so-called Art Music and wanted to explore other areas – we were approaching it in some quite tongue-in-cheek ways and we had a lot of fun – we spent more time laughing than playing music. – Jamie Muir

117163. Anyway, it fell through because they ran out of money. That was when I learned not to waste your time getting your hopes up or to believe something until it actually happens. We broke up for various reasons, but it was a good band. Jim and Don produced some magical music. – Jamie Muir

117164. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. – John Muir

117165. I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do. – John Muir

117166. In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. – John Muir

117167. How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! – John Muir

117168. A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease. – John Muir

117169. Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. – John Muir

117170. God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools. – John Muir

117171. The mountains are calling and I must go. – John Muir

117172. Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you. – John Muir

117173. The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. – John Muir

117174. When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe. – John Muir

117175. Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far! – John Muir

117176. To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. – John Muir

117177. The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual. – John Muir

117178. The power of imagination makes us infinite. – John Muir

117179. One may as well dam for water tanks the people’s cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man. – John Muir

117180. Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. – John Muir

117181. There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation’s braggart lords. – John Muir

117182. I suppose for whatever reason I actively welcome being put down, something which perhaps goes back to my upbringing – that accusation of not being worthy which could be laid at one’s door. – Paul Muldoon

117183. I do a lot of readings. – Paul Muldoon

117184. I live in New Jersey now, which always gets a bad rap here and there, but I must say, I enjoy living here too. – Paul Muldoon

117185. For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry. – Paul Muldoon

117186. We simply have not kept in touch with poetry. – Paul Muldoon

117187. I was born in Northern Ireland in 1951. I lived most of my life there until 1986 or 1987. – Paul Muldoon

117188. I’m sure 50 percent of television ads use rhyme. – Paul Muldoon

117189. It seems to me the structure of the Quartets is too imposed. – Paul Muldoon

117190. Living at that pitch, on that edge, is something which many poets engage in to some extent. – Paul Muldoon

117191. Obviously one of the things that poets from Northern Ireland and beyond – had to try to make sense of was what was happening on a day-to-day political level. – Paul Muldoon

117192. Of course, you can’t legislate for how people are going to read. – Paul Muldoon

117193. On the other hand, at some level the mass of unresolved issues in Northern Ireland does influence the fact that there are so many good writers in the place. – Paul Muldoon

117194. One will never again look at a birch tree, after the Robert Frost poem, in exactly the same way. – Paul Muldoon

117195. That’s one of the great things about poetry; one realises that one does one’s little turn – that you’re just part of the great crop, as it were. – Paul Muldoon

117196. I believe that these devices like repetition and rhyme are not artificial, that they’re not imposed, somehow, on the language. – Paul Muldoon

117197. The other side of it is that, despite all that, people reach out to poetry at the key moments in their lives. – Paul Muldoon

117198. I certainly am interested in accessibility, clarity, and immediacy. – Paul Muldoon

117199. What I try to do is to go into a poem – and one writes them, of course, poem by poem – to go into each poem, first of all without having any sense whatsoever of where it’s going to end up. – Paul Muldoon

117200. Words want to find chimes with each other, things want to connect. – Paul Muldoon

117201. Your average pop song or film is a very sophisticated item, with very sophisticated ways of listening and viewing that we have not really consciously developed over the years – because we were having such a good time. – Paul Muldoon

117202. Frost isn’t exactly despised but not enough people have worked out what a brilliant poet he was. – Paul Muldoon

117203. The ground swell is what’s going to sink you as well as being what buoys you up. These are cliches also, of course, and I’m sometimes interested in how much one can get away with. – Paul Muldoon

117204. New Zealanders who emigrate to Australia raise the IQ of both countries. – Robert Muldoon

117205. Great writing is great writing. It’s as simple as all that. – Kate Mulgrew

117206. The elegance and the quality – the talent is always in the literature. I start with the word and I base everything on that. It doesn’t make any difference to me. – Kate Mulgrew

117207. We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel – according to the actor’s marriage to the character. – Kate Mulgrew

117208. I’ve had many happy love affairs. – Edward Mulhare

117209. I envy the dead. – William Mulholland

117210. If there is an error of human judgment, I am the human. – William Mulholland

117211. There it is. Take it. – William Mulholland

117212. You’d be surprised at how undemanding acting is. – Martin Mull

117213. It seems like the opportunity just increases exponentially. There doesn’t seem to be much stopping. – Martin Mull

117214. It’s hard to decide if TV makes morons out of everyone, or if it mirrors Americans who really are morons to begin with. – Martin Mull

117215. Never underestimate a child’s ability to get into more trouble. – Martin Mull

117216. Show business is just like high school, except you get paid. – Martin Mull

117217. Some of the pictures I must say every now and then I just think are going to be funny. When it gets that much, you might as well just pull out all the stops and make it more of a burlesque. – Martin Mull

117218. If there is some art involved, I’d like it to be that it came through the cracks of daily work. – Martin Mull

117219. To be able to get up and be in my studio and work all day is a great joy. – Martin Mull

117220. It really is a day job, and it also seems to have virtually disappeared-with no remorse, really. It gives me more time to paint. – Martin Mull

117221. You’d have to think that you’re at least decent, or you couldn’t get up every morning and do it. I think if I live long enough, I might be pretty good. – Martin Mull

117222. The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass. – Martin Mull

117223. Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your head. – Martin Mull

117224. It was taunted as reality. It was dangled as a carrot. In terms of people’s hopes and dreams, to say that that is less of a reality than the daily grind they find themselves in is maybe not correct. – Martin Mull

117225. Around 1980, I went back to painting with a vengeance. – Martin Mull

117226. I’ve been doing it all along, ever since I got out of art school. – Martin Mull

117227. Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain. – Martin Mull

117228. I don’t think you really can send an exact message, because any two viewers are so disparate, in terms of their backgrounds, their point of view, their histories, that there’s no telling what that message might be. – Martin Mull

117229. I had a teacher in art school who said something about the only works he really enjoyed seeing or found much in were works where he had a sense that a discovery was made in the course of making this object. I like to hold to that as my marching orders. – Martin Mull

117230. I never stopped making pictures. There were times when more of my income was coming from other sources, and I had to devote more time to television and movies and records. – Martin Mull

117231. I think there are a lot of pictures to make. I sometimes question whether I’m even an artist or just a painter. To me, the making of the pictures is the most important thing. – Martin Mull

117232. I try to not get to the point where one is making wallpaper, or simply painting money. I want to make sure that I am at least trying to weigh myself down, that there’s a challenge each time. – Martin Mull

117233. A cult following is a nice way of saying very few people like you. – Martin Mull

117234. I’ve always had a certain fascination. It’s basically paint what you know, and this is what I grew up with. – Martin Mull

117235. I kind of just lucked into and fell into the other profession. It was really just an outgrowth of the fact that when I was in art school, I had no money whatsoever. – Martin Mull

117236. I’ll quit coffee. It won’t be easy drinking my Bailey’s straight, but I’ll get used to it. It’ll still be the best part of waking up. – Megan Mullally

117237. I joined a band to hit things. – Larry Mullen

117238. It’s a tough life being a pop star. You know, at the end of the day when you’ve paid all the bills and put the kids through college and that, you know, there’s only enough left for a small island off the South Pacific. – Larry Mullen

117239. I think the central mission in Afghanistan right now is to protect the people, certainly, and that would be inclusive of everybody, and that in a, in an insurgency and a counterinsurgency, that’s really the center of gravity. – Michael Mullen

117240. I’ve said for a long time, clearly the – a, a critical key to success in the region is going to be Pakistan and our relationship with Pakistan, which was one that was broken in the late ’80s and which we’ve worked hard to restore. – Michael Mullen

117241. The mission – the overall mission is to dismantle and defeat and disrupt al-Qaeda. But we have to make sure there’s not a safe haven that returns in Afghanistan. – Michael Mullen

117242. I think anybody in our – in the, in the national security apparatus has, has got to take full cognizance of their responsibility for the safeguarding of classified information. – Michael Mullen

117243. A servant of God has but one Master. It ill becomes the servant to seek to be rich, and great, and honored in that world where his Lord was poor, and mean, and despised. – George Muller

117244. The less we read the Word of God, the less we desire to read it, and the less we pray, the less we desire to pray. – George Muller

117245. It is a common temptation of Satan to make us give up the reading of the Word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the Scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer. – George Muller

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117246. If honest of heart and uprightness before God were lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction, or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the declarations of the Word of God, I made great mistakes. – George Muller

117247. I hope in God, I pray on, and look yet for the answer. They are not converted yet, but they will be. – George Muller

117248. The essential attribute of a new sense is, not the perception of external objects or influences which ordinarily do not act upon the senses, but that external causes should excite in it a new and peculiar kind of sensation different from all the sensations of our five senses. – Johannes P. Muller

117249. To speak, therefore, of an electric current in the nerves, is to use quite as symbolic an expression as if we compared the action of the nervous principle with light or magnetism. – Johannes P. Muller

117250. The organizing principle, which according to an eternal law creates the different essential organs of the body, and animates them, is not itself seated in one particular organ. – Johannes P. Muller

117251. We shall probably never attain the power of measuring the velocity of nervous action; for we have not the opportunity of comparing its propagation through immense space, as we have in the case of light. – Johannes P. Muller

117252. The cooperation of the two retina in one field of vision, whatever is its cause, must rather be the source of all the ideas to which single or double vision may give rise. – Johannes P. Muller

117253. Sensation is not the conduction of a quality or state of external bodies to consciousness, but the conduction of a quality or state of our nerves to consciousness, excited by an external cause. – Johannes P. Muller

117254. Physiology is the science which treats of the properties of organic bodies, animal and vegetable, of the phenomena they present, and of the laws which govern their actions. Inorganic substances are the objects of other sciences, – physics and chemistry. – Johannes P. Muller

117255. It is exceedingly improbable that the identical action of the corresponding parts of the two retina is the result of a certain habituation, or of the influence of the mind. – Johannes P. Muller

117256. He who feels compelled to consider the consequences of these facts cannot but realize that the specific sensibility of nerves for certain impressions is not enough, since all nerves are sensitive to the same cause but react to the same cause in different ways. – Johannes P. Muller

117257. The sense organs experience the external light, sound, etc. with difficulty; the different sense organs only have a so-called specific receptivity for particular stimuli. – Johannes P. Muller

117258. That is the returning to God which in reality is never concluded on earth but yet leaves behind in the soul a divine home sickness, which never again ceases. – Max Muller

117259. The first pages of memory are like the old family Bible. The first leaves are wholly faded and somewhat soiled with handling. But, when we turn further, and come to the chapters where Adam and Eve were banished from Paradise, then, all begins to grow clear and legible. – Max Muller

117260. Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child. – Max Muller

117261. The spring of love becomes hidden and soon filled up. – Max Muller

117262. Thus one memory follows another until the waves dash together over our heads, and a deep sigh swells the breast, which warns us that we have forgotten to breathe in the midst of these pure thoughts. – Max Muller

117263. What is emitted from the divine, though it be only like the reflection from the fire, still has the divine reality in itself, and one might almost ask what were the fire without glow, the sun without light, or the Creator without the creature? – Max Muller

117264. While the river of life glides along smoothly, it remains the same river; only the landscape on either bank seems to change. – Max Muller

117265. Of these years nought remains in memory but the sad feeling that we have advanced and only grown older. – Max Muller

117266. Would not the child’s heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love? – Max Muller

117267. I believe I can even yet remember when I saw the stars for the first time. – Max Muller

117268. Yes, now I understood for the first time that my soul was not so poor and empty as it had seemed to me, and that it had been only the sun that was lacking to open all its germs, and buds to the light. – Max Muller

117269. Whoever knows it also knows that in love there is no More and no Less; but that he who loves can only love with the whole heart, and with the whole soul; with all his strength and with all his will. – Max Muller

117270. Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross, stood a large building, even larger than the church, and having many towers. – Max Muller

117271. It smote me to the heart that I had found no one in all the world who loved me more than all others. – Max Muller

117272. Is it sin, which makes the worm a chrysalis, and the chrysalis a butterfly, and the butterfly dust? – Max Muller

117273. I was so astonished that another had penetrated so deeply into the secrets of my soul, and that he knew what I did not know myself, that when I recovered from it he had already been long upon the street. – Max Muller

117274. I spend my happiest hours in reading Vedantic books. They are to me like the light of the morning, like the pure air of the mountains – so simple, so true, if once understood. – Max Muller

117275. How mankind defers from day to day the best it can do, and the most beautiful things it can enjoy, without thinking that every day may be the last one, and that lost time is lost eternity! – Max Muller

117276. Every life has its years in which one progresses as on a tedious and dusty street of poplars, without caring to know where he is. – Max Muller

117277. Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them! – Max Muller

117278. And then when all around grows dark, when we feel utterly alone, when all men right and left pass us by and know us not, a forgotten feeling rises in the breast. – Max Muller

117279. A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love. – Max Muller

117280. I was shortly again at the castle, and the Princess gave me her hand to kiss and then brought her children, the young princes and princesses, and we played together, as if we had known each other for years. – Max Muller

117281. So I played alto for quite a while until I saved up the money for the baritone. – Gerry Mulligan

117282. This life of being a transient human being has gotten to a point when it’s very hard to bear. – Gerry Mulligan

117283. If you’ve only got one horn playing, I still want the sense of ensemble. – Gerry Mulligan

117284. I’ve appeared on some other people’s albums. – Gerry Mulligan

117285. I’ve always wanted a C trumpet on top, to have that same kind of facility without shouting. – Gerry Mulligan

117286. I’m fascinated with the electronic devices that we can mess around with. – Gerry Mulligan

117287. I like what I hear other guys doing, but the thing that really attracts me is melodic playing. – Gerry Mulligan

117288. Eliminating the piano means that I’ve always worked closer with the bass than most players. – Gerry Mulligan

117289. Because if you’ve got the wit, you can make anything into a melody, ultimately. – Gerry Mulligan

117290. Actually, it is a fact that I’ve been doing more writing than playing in recent years. – Gerry Mulligan

117291. When we’ve finished the current tour I’m going to go back to Italy and see if I can do some more writing. – Gerry Mulligan

117292. You start way down on a low B flat on the tuba and you have a chromatic scale; you can match the colours all the way up, till you get to the top of the trumpet. – Gerry Mulligan

117293. The baritone can serve functions that the alto and tenor cannot, in orchestral voicing. – Gerry Mulligan

117294. In a way, I started out to be a baritone player. – Gerry Mulligan

117295. When I began listening to saxophones, I was first attracted to Coleman Hawkins. – Gerry Mulligan

117296. You can make a saxophone into an electric organ; you can do everything with it. – Gerry Mulligan

117297. Then, of course, I played alto and tenor, wherever there were jobs. – Gerry Mulligan

117298. The Russian composers, especially, tricked the symphony orchestra into the kind of dynamic, rhythmic thing. – Gerry Mulligan

117299. The recording industry has changed; they’re enjoying such incredible success in the pop field. – Gerry Mulligan

117300. The other saxophones, except as solo instruments, really don’t have much point in the orchestra. – Gerry Mulligan

117301. The first reason for starting to do the symphony concerts was to play this new piece of mine. – Gerry Mulligan

117302. It’s true I’ve always been attracted to the jazz band in an orchestral way, rather than a band way. – Gerry Mulligan

117303. Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays. – Gerry Mulligan

117304. New York is still where I live most of the time. – Gerry Mulligan

117305. Now, the instrumentation in the jazz band and the jazz dance band has gone through many evolutions. For instance, in the ‘twenties the tradition was two or three saxophones. – Gerry Mulligan

117306. Only the French, I guess, really use tenor and alto to any great extent in the orchestra. – Gerry Mulligan

117307. People are approaching electronic levels in music; although not all of it happens to tickle my fancy. – Gerry Mulligan

117308. People talk about innovations and evolutions and that kind of thing; I don’t understand about that nonsense. It’s like, all instruments are there to use all the time. – Gerry Mulligan

117309. In fact, I heard Bird first, and had got well into listening to him. You know, it’s the kind of accidental thing that awareness of a player is: what’s available, what somebody happens to play for you. – Gerry Mulligan

117310. I’ve been writing about my boyhood, when I was a little kid back on my grandfather’s farm where we didn’t know about black widow spiders or all that stuff. But writing about that is so easy. – Kary Mullis

117311. Law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us. – Kary Mullis

117312. Each of us have things and thoughts and descriptions of an amazing universe in our possession that kings in the 17th Century would have gone to war to possess. – Kary Mullis

117313. Here’s a bunch of people practising a new set of behavioural norms. Apparently it didn’t work because a lot of them got sick. That’s the conclusion. You don’t necessarily know why it happened. But you start there. – Kary Mullis

117314. I can say exactly what I feel about any issue, and I’m going to do that. – Kary Mullis

117315. Science grows like a weed every year. – Kary Mullis

117316. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion. – Kary Mullis

117317. I’m really optimistic in the mornings. – Kary Mullis

117318. Sometimes in the morning, when it’s a good surf, I go out there, and I don’t feel like it’s a bad world. – Kary Mullis

117319. Science consistently produces a new crop of miraculous truths and dazzling devices every year. – Kary Mullis

117320. Religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself. – Kary Mullis

117321. People realize this man knows what the hell’s going on and nobody else does. – Kary Mullis

117322. People don’t realize that molecules themselves are somewhat hypothetical, and that their interactions are more so, and that the biological reactions are even more so. – Kary Mullis

117323. PCR made it easier to see that certain people are infected with HIV. – Kary Mullis

117324. My mother would give my brothers and me a pile of catalogues and let us pick what we wanted for Christmas. – Kary Mullis

117325. I’m not politically correct. – Kary Mullis

117326. Do we care about these people that are HIV-positive whose lives have been ruined? Those are the people I’m the most concerned about. Every night I think about this. – Kary Mullis

117327. The mystery of that damn virus has been generated by the $2 billion a year they spend on it. – Kary Mullis

117328. It’s not blaming the victim. It’s not anybody’s fault. They just did something that didn’t work, that’s all. – Kary Mullis

117329. They can’t pooh-pooh me now, because of who I am. – Kary Mullis

117330. We are the recipients of scientific method. We can each be a creative and active part of it if we so desire. – Kary Mullis

117331. We were fortunate to have the Russians as our childhood enemies. We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon. – Kary Mullis

117332. In the 1950s in Columbia, South Carolina, it was considered OK for kids to play with weird things. We could go to the hardware store and buy 100 feet of dynamite fuse. – Kary Mullis

117333. The horror of it is, every goddamn thing you look at seems pretty scary to me. – Kary Mullis

117334. How the sting of poverty, or small means, is gone when one keeps house for one’s own comfort and not for the comfort of one’s neighbors. – Dinah Maria Mulock

117335. It is astonishing what a lot of odd minutes one can catch during the day, if one really sets about it. – Dinah Maria Mulock

117336. An author departs, he does not die. – Dinah Maria Mulock

117337. Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are. – Dinah Maria Mulock

117338. When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes, we must try charity, which is love in action. We must speculate no more on our duty, but simply do it. When we have done it, however blindly, perhaps Heaven will show us why. – Dinah Maria Mulock

117339. We decided that the environment was an integral part of our policies and the political thrust of our government. We gave it the priority and we sustained it with the money required to make it happen. – Brian Mulroney

117340. You have to spend your political capital on great causes for your country. – Brian Mulroney

117341. You cannot name a Canadian prime minister who has done as many significant things as I did, because there are none. – Brian Mulroney

117342. You can’t be chasing 15 rabbits. Otherwise, the public mind cannot follow you. – Brian Mulroney

117343. You accumulate political capital to spend it on noble causes for Canada. If you’re afraid to spend your capital, you shouldn’t be there. – Brian Mulroney

117344. When I appointed the Minister of the Environment to major cabinet status, the Planning and Priorities committee, the signals that that sent through Ottawa were major, because that’s what the bureaucracy understands. – Brian Mulroney

117345. We created the Cabinet Committee on the Environment to review the environmental implications of all government initiatives. I think what made us successful was the fact that it was a sustained approach. We did something new every year. – Brian Mulroney

117346. Trudeau’s contribution was not to build Canada but to destroy it, and I had to come in and save it. – Brian Mulroney

117347. There are so many demands on your time, on your resources, and on the prestige of the government. – Brian Mulroney

117348. The Conservatives over the years have done a great deal, from Sir John A, to Diefenbaker, and others. – Brian Mulroney

117349. The biggest trading partner of the United States is not West Germany or Japan, it’s right here. – Brian Mulroney

117350. So that was Reagan’s political problem. As a rancher in California, he was an environmentalist himself. But the President of the United States doesn’t control everything that happens in Washington. – Brian Mulroney

117351. Once you articulate an agenda, you have to follow it. – Brian Mulroney

117352. For example, the Prime Minister earlier this year talked about the importance of the Arctic to our future. He’s right. A hundred years from now, the strength of Canada is going to be coming from our resources in the Arctic. – Brian Mulroney

117353. Whether the process proves to be Kyoto or something else, let’s acknowledge the urgency of global warming. – Brian Mulroney

117354. It’s my responsibility, and entirely my fault, Of course I regret it. It’s the kind of locker-room conversation we all use, but as prime minister I shouldn’t have used it. – Brian Mulroney

117355. And, of course, the fact that Maurice Strong, a Canadian, was in charge made it important for us to pull up our socks and become leaders in this field. Now, here is a field we should be a leader in! – Brian Mulroney

117356. Every cabinet minister gets a mission statement from the Prime Minister. – Brian Mulroney

117357. First, President Reagan was not enthusiastic. But I built up a relationship with him in other areas and then persuaded him that this was important to us and to me, and that we had to at least be in the process of looking at this seriously. – Brian Mulroney

117358. I am not denying anything I did not say. – Brian Mulroney

117359. And look, I was a big, brassy guy who won and won big. I did what I wanted. – Brian Mulroney

117360. I can see now a vision emerging how Canada is going to profit in the future from our Arctic resources without destroying the environment on which it is all based. – Brian Mulroney

117361. I think the government has to reposition environment on top of their national and international priorities. – Brian Mulroney

117362. I would go to them and I would explain this is the price of going forward. We’re going to move ahead in all these other areas. We’re moving ahead in tax reform and GST, we are moving ahead on trade, but this will not be done at the cost of the environment. – Brian Mulroney

117363. If everything is very important, then nothing is important. – Brian Mulroney

117364. If your only objective is to be popular, you’re going to be popular but you will be known as the Prime Minister who achieved nothing. – Brian Mulroney

117365. In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy. – Brian Mulroney

117366. There is only one evil, one crime, one sin: lack of heart. – Multatuli

117367. I’m having a great time. It’s like I’m on some ridiculous big roller coaster not knowing what’s happening next, but just having a great time on the ride. – Samantha Mumba

117368. People watch me, waiting for me to slip up, so my privacy has gone – but that’s a price you pay. – Samantha Mumba

117369. I’m very picky, and I’m never 100% happy with the work I do; I hate watching myself and hearing my voice. – Samantha Mumba

117370. I’m really starting to think everything happens for a reason. – Samantha Mumba

117371. I’m not into the whole showbiz scene. – Samantha Mumba

117372. There are a lot of female artists my age around at the moment, but they’re all American and blonde and blue-eyed and smiley. I’m totally the opposite of that. I want to show a bit more attitude and I have an opinion. – Samantha Mumba

117373. I’m based in London now. I’m renting an apartment, making my own little home. It’s great because I am around people all the time and I need my own space to get away from it all. – Samantha Mumba

117374. I loved being behind the scenes and finding out how they make movies. – Samantha Mumba

117375. But I’ve had to act and not depend on my voice so much. – Samantha Mumba

117376. But I’m not crazy about the designers like Prada and Gucci. I hate going into designer stores. – Samantha Mumba

117377. All I say is that I don’t go out with famous men. – Samantha Mumba

117378. When I’m out with a group I hide in the corner and get legless. I just make sure my friends shield me. – Samantha Mumba

117379. All I want to do when I have time off is to have a laugh with my school friends and go down the pub. – Samantha Mumba

117380. Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person. – Ethel Watts Mumford

117381. The greatest possession is self-possession. – Ethel Watts Mumford

117382. God gave us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends. – Ethel Watts Mumford

117383. God gives us our relatives, thank God we can choose our friends. – Ethel Watts Mumford

117384. The cities and mansions that people dream of are those in which they finally live. – Lewis Mumford

117385. Without fullness of experience, length of days is nothing. When fullness of life has been achieved, shortness of days is nothing. That is perhaps why the young have usually so little fear of death; they live by intensities that the elderly have forgotten. – Lewis Mumford

117386. War is the supreme drama of a completely mechanized society. – Lewis Mumford

117387. Traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past. – Lewis Mumford

117388. Today, the notion of progress in a single line without goal or limit seems perhaps the most parochial notion of a very parochial century. – Lewis Mumford

117389. Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet. – Lewis Mumford

117390. To curb the machine and limit art to handicraft is a denial of opportunity. – Lewis Mumford

117391. The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion. – Lewis Mumford

117392. The earth is the Lord’s fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood. – Lewis Mumford

117393. The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity. – Lewis Mumford

117394. The artist does not illustrate science (but) he frequently responds to the same interests that a scientist does. – Lewis Mumford

117395. Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities. – Lewis Mumford

117396. Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf. – Lewis Mumford

117397. A man of courage never needs weapons, but he may need bail. – Lewis Mumford

117398. The vast material displacements the machine has made in our physical environment are perhaps in the long run less important than its spiritual contributions to our culture. – Lewis Mumford

117399. A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life. – Lewis Mumford

117400. One of the functions of intelligence is to take account of the dangers that come from trusting solely to the intelligence. – Lewis Mumford

117401. Don’t take the will for the deed; get the deed. – Lewis Mumford

117402. Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers. – Lewis Mumford

117403. Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act. – Lewis Mumford

117404. However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible. – Lewis Mumford

117405. It has not been for nothing that the word has remained man’s principal toy and tool: without the meanings and values it sustains, all man’s other tools would be worthless. – Lewis Mumford

117406. A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind. – Lewis Mumford

117407. Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training. – Lewis Mumford

117408. New York is the perfect model of a city, not the model of a perfect city. – Lewis Mumford

117409. Nothing is unthinkable, nothing impossible to the balanced person, provided it comes out of the needs of life and is dedicated to life’s further development. – Lewis Mumford

117410. Forget the damned motor car and build the cities for lovers and friends. – Lewis Mumford

117411. Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror, starvation and death characterize the process of war and form a principal part of the product. – Louis Mumford

117412. War vies with magic in its efforts to get something for nothing. – Louis Mumford

117413. In war, the army is not merely a pure consumer, but a negative producer. – Louis Mumford

117414. I was doing Babylon 5 season two and I was in all 22 episodes of that. – Bill Mumy

117415. Well, I just finished starring in a new episode of the new The Twilight Zone television series. – Bill Mumy

117416. Memorizing dialogue has always come easy and quickly to me. My wife Eileen is also very helpful. She gives me choices, and asks me questions, and runs my lines with me. – Bill Mumy

117417. It got to the point in the late 70s and early 80s that I was spending so much money buying golden age comics that I could only justify it if I got work in the media. – Bill Mumy

117418. I’m very lucky to work in so many different arenas of the entertainment industry and I do enjoy them all, but making music – original music – in the studio or live onstage is definitely my favorite thing to do. – Bill Mumy

117419. I’m narrating the television series Biography. I’m still involved in my music – I have a new album out. I have an animated project in development. I’m writing a lot of things and you never know if one of them is going to become a six or seven year project. – Bill Mumy

117420. I’m also performing regularly in Southern California with two bands. As a solo artist doing acoustic sets and a member of the Jenerators, my rock n roll band that has been around for a long time now. – Bill Mumy

117421. Personally, I don’t think the film and television industries are run as well as they used to be. Oh sure, we’ve got great digital effects now but… where are the visionaries? – Bill Mumy

117422. I really think the acoustics that Gibson’s been making for the last ten years or so are as good as any the company has ever produced and that’s saying a lot. – Bill Mumy

117423. I have great respect for directors who know what they’re doing. – Bill Mumy

117424. I have about 50 guitars around the house. I can’t take more than a few steps without finding one to pick up. – Bill Mumy

117425. I get bored doing one thing only. I’ve been very lucky to explore a lot of different artistic territory and I don’t see why I won’t continue on that path. – Bill Mumy

117426. From the age of four, I was a huge comic fan and still am. When Lost in Space came along it was like being in a huge comic so we jumped at the chance of being part of that project and it proved to be a good choice. – Bill Mumy

117427. Babylon 5 is probably the biggest, most ambitious television science fiction series ever made. It’s one big novel told over five years with 110 different stories told within it. – Bill Mumy

117428. And of course, I absolutely loved making Lost in Space as a kid. – Bill Mumy

117429. Anyway, in the mid 80’s I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30’s and 40’s and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection. – Bill Mumy

117430. I walk my dogs. I garden a little. I play a bit of tennis. Basically when I have spare time I’m making music. – Bill Mumy

117431. Well, I’ve been a big fan of comic books since I was a little kid. In fact, I used to write and draw my own comic books when I was on the old Lost in Space series. – Bill Mumy

117432. Acknowledgment of torture is not accountability for it. – Yousef Munayyer

117433. Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred. – Yousef Munayyer

117434. President Obama is not polarizing, but the media sure is. – Yousef Munayyer

117435. The collective conscience of a hundred musicians is no light burden. Think for a moment of what it would mean to a pianist if by some miracle every key of his instrument should suddenly become a living thing. – Charles Munch

117436. The conductor must breathe life into the score. It is you and you alone who must expose it to the understanding, reveal the hidden jewel to the sun at the most flattering angles. – Charles Munch

117437. Music is an art that expresses the inexpressible. It rises far above what words can mean or the intelligence define. Its domain is the imponderable and impalpable land of the unconscious. – Charles Munch

117438. The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense, but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences, and partly poems in prose. – Edvard Munch

117439. Oil-painting is a developed technique. Why go backwards? – Edvard Munch

117440. One can easily tell that the creator of the paintings in the Sistine Chapel was above all a sculptor. – Edvard Munch

117441. Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness. – Edvard Munch

117442. Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life. – Edvard Munch

117443. Youth must go ahead and prosper. These young painters are all very talented people, but they all paint frescoes. – Edvard Munch

117444. The colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas. – Edvard Munch

117445. I learned early about the misery and dangers of life, and about the afterlife, about the external punishment which awaited the children of sin in Hell. – Edvard Munch

117446. The rich man who gives, steals twice over. First he steals the money and then the hearts of men. – Edvard Munch

117447. This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art. It is an art dealer’s art-and that came in after the civil wars following the French Revolution. – Edvard Munch

117448. To die is as if one’s eyes had been put out and one cannot see anything any more. Perhaps it is like being shut in a cellar. One is abandoned by all. They have slammed the door and are gone. One does not see anything and notices only the damp smell of putrefaction. – Edvard Munch

117449. When I paint a person, his enemies always find the portrait a good likeness. – Edvard Munch

117450. Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder. – Edvard Munch

117451. No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love. – Edvard Munch

117452. Some colors reconcile themselves to one another, others just clash. – Edvard Munch

117453. From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity. – Edvard Munch

117454. A person himself believes that all the other portraits are good likenesses except the one of himself. – Edvard Munch

117455. By painting colors and lines and forms seen in quickened mood I was seeking to make this mood vibrate as a phonograph does. This was the origin of the paintings in The Frieze of Life. – Edvard Munch

117456. Death is pitch-dark, but colors are light. To be a painter, one must work with rays of light. – Edvard Munch

117457. I should have considered it wrong to have finished the Frieze before the room for its accommodation and the funds for its completion were available. – Edvard Munch

117458. For as long as I can remember I have suffered from a deep feeling of anxiety which I have tried to express in my art. – Edvard Munch

117459. Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye… it also includes the inner pictures of the soul. – Edvard Munch

117460. I build a kind of wall between myself and t he model so that I can paint in peace behind it. Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me. – Edvard Munch

117461. I find it difficult to imagine an afterlife, such as Christians, or at any rate many religious people, conceive it, believing that the conversations with relatives and friends interrupted here on earth will be continued in the hereafter. – Edvard Munch

117462. I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell. – Edvard Munch

117463. I painted the picture, and in the colors the rhythm of the music quivers. I painted the colors I saw. – Edvard Munch

117464. In common with Michelangelo and Rembrandt I am more interested in the line, its rise and fall, than in color. – Edvard Munch

117465. In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly, without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment in Hell hanging over my head. – Edvard Munch

117466. It was always my intention that The Frieze should be housed in a room which would provide a suitable architectural frame for it. – Edvard Munch

117467. Disease, insanity, and death were the angels that attended my cradle, and since then have followed me throughout my life. – Edvard Munch

117468. I am not that concerned that innovation in some large scale sense will suddenly and abruptly shift from one part of the world to another. – Craig Mundie

117469. We are not concerned about innovation shifting from the U.S. I still believe that the U.S. still has capabilities for innovation. – Craig Mundie

117470. Nature’s far too subtle to repeat herself. – Paul Muni

117471. I’ve never tried to learn the art of acting. I have been in the business for years but I still can’t tell what acting is or how it’s done. – Paul Muni

117472. I’m about as Chinese as Herbert Hoover. – Paul Muni

117473. I don’t want to be a star. If you have to label me anything, I’m an actor – I guess. A journeyman actor. I think ‘star’ is what you call actors who can’t act. – Paul Muni

117474. A writer can write in an attic, or on top of a bus. Or with a sharp stick in some wet cement. To act, an actor has to have words. A stage. a camera turning. – Paul Muni

117475. Acting classes, I guess, are good and I would like to maybe sometime take one. But I would feel like I was learning someone else’s technique. I like mine. – Frankie Muniz

117476. Some kids are always getting into trouble or doing stuff, and I stay away from those types. I know I am no better than anyone else in this world. I’m just an actor, that’s nothing special. But I’m not into anything bad. Just blackjack. – Frankie Muniz

117477. Yeah, I like cars and basketball. But you know what I like more? Bananas. – Frankie Muniz

117478. To do so, we are creating a Fairness for Switzerland Committee that will not only disseminate some of the facts, but also protect a relationship that is important to all of us in North America. – Peter Munk

117479. But you don’t get into a business because of personal tastes. – Peter Munk

117480. For a Canadian, natural resources were a good fit. – Peter Munk

117481. I’m not exactly an Einstein, so I compensate by being more focused. – Peter Munk

117482. Maybe I’m less sensitive to these issues because I see that what people need first is economic security, and only when they have that can they afford to focus on human rights. – Peter Munk

117483. I want the reader to feel something is astonishing. Not the ‘what happens,’ but the way everything happens. These long short story fictions do that best, for me. – Alice Munro

117484. The deep, personal material of the latter half of your life is your children. You can write about your parents when they’re gone, but your children are still going to be here, and you’re going to want them to come and visit you in the nursing home. – Alice Munro

117485. The complexity of things – the things within things – just seems to be endless. I mean nothing is easy, nothing is simple. – Alice Munro

117486. That’s something I think is growing on me as I get older: happy endings. – Alice Munro

117487. Sometimes I get the start of a story from a memory, an anecdote, but that gets lost and is usually unrecognizable in the final story. – Alice Munro

117488. Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories – and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories. – Alice Munro

117489. In twenty years I’ve never had a day when I didn’t have to think about someone else’s needs. And this means the writing has to be fitted around it. – Alice Munro

117490. The stories are not autobiographical, but they’re personal in that way. I seem to know only the things that I’ve learned. Probably some things through observation, but what I feel I know surely is personal. – Alice Munro

117491. In my own work, I tend to cover a lot of time and to jump back and forward in time, and sometimes the way I do this is not very straightforward. – Alice Munro

117492. I can’t play bridge. I don’t play tennis. All those things that people learn, and I admire, there hasn’t seemed time for. But what there is time for is looking out the window. – Alice Munro

117493. He’s simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. – Hector Hugh Munro

117494. It’s no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself. – Hector Hugh Munro

117495. I always say beauty is only sin deep. – Hector Hugh Munro

117496. Hors d’oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one’s childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like – and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d’oeuvres. – Hector Hugh Munro

117497. No one can be an unbeliever nowadays. The Christian Apologists have left one nothing to disbelieve. – Hector Hugh Munro

117498. He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it. – Hector Hugh Munro

117499. Children with Hyacinth’s temperament don’t know better as they grow older; they merely know more. – Hector Hugh Munro

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117500. The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened. – Hector Hugh Munro

117501. Great Socialist statesmen aren’t made, they’re still-born. – Hector Hugh Munro

117502. A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation. – Hector Hugh Munro

117503. The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them. – Hector Hugh Munro

117504. You needn’t tell me that a man who doesn’t love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He’s simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. – Hector Hugh Munro

117505. Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts. – Hector Hugh Munro

117506. It is now time to reverse the trend we have seen developing over the years, that of beauty at all costs and health will take care of itself. – Bill Munson

117507. A plant’s ability to grow, increase and sustain itself became of secondary and almost minimal interest. – Bill Munson

117508. The wild, cruel beast is not behind the bars of the cage. He is in front of it. – Axel Munthe

117509. A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts. – Axel Munthe

117510. You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you. – Haruki Murakami

117511. When I write about a 15-year old, I jump, I return to the days when I was that age. It’s like a time machine. I can remember everything. I can feel the wind. I can smell the air. Very actually. Very vividly. – Haruki Murakami

117512. It is hard to be an individual in Japan. – Haruki Murakami

117513. There’s no such thing as perfect writing, just like there’s no such thing as perfect despair. – Haruki Murakami

117514. In Japan they prefer the realistic style. They like answers and conclusions, but my stories have none. I want to leave them wide open to every possibility. I think my readers understand that openness. – Haruki Murakami

117515. Most young people were getting jobs in big companies, becoming company men. I wanted to be individual. – Haruki Murakami

117516. Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that’s how we’ve got to live. – Haruki Murakami

117517. I am 55 years old now. It takes three years to write one book. I don’t know how many books I will be able to write before I die. It is like a countdown. So with each book I am praying – please let me live until I am finished. – Haruki Murakami

117518. I didn’t want to be a writer, but I became one. And now I have many readers, in many countries. I think that’s a miracle. So I think I have to be humble regarding this ability. I’m proud of it and I enjoy it, and it is strange to say it this way, but I respect it. – Haruki Murakami

117519. I lost some of my friends because I got so famous, people who just assumed that I would be different now. I felt like everyone hated me. That is the most unhappy time of my life. – Haruki Murakami

117520. You can always make a film somehow. You can beg, borrow, steal the equipment, use credit cards, use your friends’ goodwill, wheedle your way into this or that situation. The real problem is, how do you get people to see it once it is made? – Walter Murch

117521. When I’m actually assembling a scene, I assemble it as a silent movie. Even if it’s a dialog scene, I lip read what people are saying. – Walter Murch

117522. Film editing is now something almost everyone can do at a simple level and enjoy it, but to take it to a higher level requires the same dedication and persistence that any art form does. – Walter Murch

117523. This applies to many film jobs, not just editing: half the job is doing the job, and the other half is finding ways to get along with people and tuning yourself in to the delicacy of the situation. – Walter Murch

117524. I think every age has a medium that talks to it more eloquently than the others. In the 19th century it was symphonic music and the novel. For various technical and artistic reasons, film became that eloquent medium for the 20th century. – Walter Murch

117525. The cry of equality pulls everyone down. – Iris Murdoch

117526. Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real. – Iris Murdoch

117527. No love is entirely without worth, even when the frivolous calls to the frivolous and the base to the base. – Iris Murdoch

117528. Only lies and evil come from letting people off. – Iris Murdoch

117529. People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. – Iris Murdoch

117530. Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference. – Iris Murdoch

117531. Perhaps when distant people on other planets pick up some wavelength of ours all they hear is a continuous scream. – Iris Murdoch

117532. Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions. – Iris Murdoch

117533. The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life’s major mysteries. – Iris Murdoch

117534. Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth – well, it’s like brown – it’s not in the spectrum. Truth is so generic. – Iris Murdoch

117535. The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe. – Iris Murdoch

117536. The priesthood is a marriage. People often start by falling in love, and they go on for years without realizing that love must change into some other love which is so unlike it that it can hardly be recognized as love at all. – Iris Murdoch

117537. There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship. – Iris Murdoch

117538. We can only learn to love by loving. – Iris Murdoch

117539. We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. – Iris Murdoch

117540. We shall be better prepared for the future if we see how terrible, how doomed the present is. – Iris Murdoch

117541. Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one’s luck. – Iris Murdoch

117542. Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating! – Iris Murdoch

117543. Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out. – Iris Murdoch

117544. A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia. – Iris Murdoch

117545. All art is a struggle to be, in a particular sort of way, virtuous. – Iris Murdoch

117546. Anything that consoles is fake. – Iris Murdoch

117547. One doesn’t have to get anywhere in a marriage. It’s not a public conveyance. – Iris Murdoch

117548. Being good is just a matter of temperament in the end. – Iris Murdoch

117549. In philosophy if you aren’t moving at a snail’s pace you aren’t moving at all. – Iris Murdoch

117550. But fantasy kills imagination, pornography is death to art. – Iris Murdoch

117551. Every man needs two women: a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph. – Iris Murdoch

117552. In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way. – Iris Murdoch

117553. Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes. – Iris Murdoch

117554. Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. – Iris Murdoch

117555. He was a sociologist; he had got into an intellectual muddle early on in life and never managed to get out. – Iris Murdoch

117556. Human affairs are not serious, but they have to be taken seriously. – Iris Murdoch

117557. I daresay anything can be made holy by being sincerely worshipped. – Iris Murdoch

117558. I see myself as Rhoda, not Mary Tyler Moore. – Iris Murdoch

117559. I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you’re important and nice, but you take second place all the same. – Iris Murdoch

117560. Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is. – Iris Murdoch

117561. Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods. – Iris Murdoch

117562. Well there are those that you wield and those that you join. – Richard Murdoch

117563. I’m not a bad driver. And I never will be because I took lessons when I was quite a boy. I never had to pass a test because there wasn’t such a thing when I first started driving a motor car. So I didn’t have to pass one. – Richard Murdoch

117564. I am amazed that CNN can’t get its act together. – Rupert Murdoch

117565. You can’t build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own. – Rupert Murdoch

117566. There is so much media now with the Internet and people, and so easy and so cheap to start a newspaper or start a magazine, there’s just millions of voices and people want to be heard. – Rupert Murdoch

117567. The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow. – Rupert Murdoch

117568. The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks. – Rupert Murdoch

117569. Our reputation is more important than the last hundred million dollars. – Rupert Murdoch

117570. Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality. – Rupert Murdoch

117571. In motivating people, you’ve got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example – and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved. – Rupert Murdoch

117572. I’m a catalyst for change. You can’t be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place. – Rupert Murdoch

117573. I try to keep in touch with the details… I also look at the product daily. That doesn’t mean you interfere, but it’s important occasionally to show the ability to be involved. It shows you understand what’s happening. – Rupert Murdoch

117574. I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir ’em up, but you can’t do that on television. It’s just not on. – Rupert Murdoch

117575. No one’s going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude. – Rupert Murdoch

117576. Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you. – Mike Murdock

117577. Failure to prepare is preparing to fail. – Mike Murdock

117578. The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. – Mike Murdock

117579. You will always move toward anyone who increases you and away from anyone who makes you less. – Mike Murdock

117580. You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. – Mike Murdock

117581. You will only be remembered for two things: the problems you solve or the ones you create. – Mike Murdock

117582. I am a dot. It is only when I choose to stand alone, that I become a period. – Nancy S. Mure

117583. Only being similar can encourage one to be different. – Nancy S. Mure

117584. You gotta have WANNA. If you have WANNA you can do anything! – Nancy S. Mure

117585. I’ve done enough of this that I can tell early on if it’s going in the wrong direction or not. – Dennis Muren

117586. Everyone is trying to do something that hasn’t been done and that’s a really good thing. You can only do so much with a story and some scripts don’t give you the opportunities and other scripts do give you the opportunities to do things that haven’t been done before. – Dennis Muren

117587. You know a lot of what worked on this was taken from Harry Potter 2, the little Doby character, we had a lot of our skin stuff worked out and that helped a lot. We have a lot of exchange happening. – Dennis Muren

117588. Yes, if I had it my way I would do all the shots myself – I used to do that when I was just a cameraman, an operator – but there’s no way; you can’t do that anymore. – Dennis Muren

117589. What you want to do is, you want to get away from people being afraid to show their work, which is the first thing, because they don’t want to be shot down. – Dennis Muren

117590. To me the biggest breakthrough was when we did Terminator 2 that just opened the door for Jurassic and all of the others and that was as big as when we did motion control on Star Wars. But I don’t see another big thing coming. – Dennis Muren

117591. Steven and I have worked together a lot and I’m far ahead of the curve than most people in knowing what he wants, but he knows far more than I know about what’s important for the story. So, most of the changes he will make will involve story changes. – Dennis Muren

117592. So much of it is the design of the shot or the motion of the character; it’s the work you do so that it has the same things that are in the movie. In just a few frames it’s got to communicate something clearly and dramatically. – Dennis Muren

117593. Other times you can get showy for three minutes, and that’s OK with certain films. But that isn’t right with an Ang Lee movie, you have to fit right in. You have to understand Ang, respect him and be part of the team and not be in charge of it – he is in charge of it. – Dennis Muren

117594. Just going along with this, what I did, or what I do is I imagine not being myself seeing it, but imagine somebody else who’s seeing it for the first time. – Dennis Muren

117595. It’s harder for me to work on a Forrest Gump kind of movie, where everything is invisible. – Dennis Muren

117596. But you don’t hire Ang Lee to do a typical children’s movie. But it’s such an interesting combination, whoever thought of getting Ang together with a comic book, that was just great. – Dennis Muren

117597. And I also trust that there’s more than one way to do something. – Dennis Muren

117598. And it’s very hard to do this stuff too because there are so many effects movies being done, so many companies busy doing this work and the public just wants to see it. Good work is being done all over the world. – Dennis Muren

117599. I just focus on one show, when this is over then I’ll start looking at what is coming up. – Dennis Muren

117600. Because you’re telling a story, and I’m sure people fifty years ago would tell the same story differently if they were telling it to you today. Because the time is different. The film is the work of today’s audience. – Dennis Muren

117601. I’m always reaching for something we really haven’t done, and War of the Worlds has a lot of this sort of documentary look to it and first-person camera view that is a new thing for me. I’ve done some stuff like that before, but nothing like the extent of this and digitally. – Dennis Muren

117602. I have never had trouble with any actor being able to visualise things. They are amazing. As long as you have your monster head on a long stick, so you can hold it up there and you can wave it around and let them see it and explain it to them, they are just great. – Dennis Muren

117603. I see the tool set being the same and maybe doing virtual movies and that’s fine for some stories but not for others. And maybe make all CG movies but they are already doing it. – Dennis Muren

117604. I think you’ve got to talk to the director, see the director’s films and recognise that it’s important that the work fits right in and see if as part of the movie. – Dennis Muren

117605. I took business classes as a back up but I made movies all the time. I would get my classes done in two days and then spend the rest of the time making my movies. – Dennis Muren

117606. And then you start getting into the technical side of it and the aesthetic side and with those areas you can come up with new ways to visualise things, new ways to render and use the computer to make things look different and new and stuff like that. – Dennis Muren

117607. Alaska has great potential for new oil and gas development. – Frank Murkowski

117608. I firmly believe that we can have a healthy environment and a sustainable timber industry. – Frank Murkowski

117609. One of Alaska’s strengths is our pioneer role in environmentally sensitive development. – Frank Murkowski

117610. Pushing production out of America to nations without our environmental standards increases global environmental risks. – Frank Murkowski

117611. There are many outsiders that actively try to halt every natural resource development project in Alaska. Many of these same people have never even been to Alaska, yet they claim to know what’s best for us. – Lisa Murkowski

117612. We need to face it, as a nation we have a reliance on petroleum. – Lisa Murkowski

117613. Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance. – Lisa Murkowski

117614. I have never once asked Alaskans to like how I got this job. – Lisa Murkowski

117615. The war against terrorism is one we must win. – Lisa Murkowski

117616. The people of England are never so happy as when you tell them they are ruined. – Arthur Murphy

117617. Thus far we run before the wind. – Arthur Murphy

117618. Wit is the most rascally, contemptible, beggarly thing on the face of the earth. – Arthur Murphy

117619. Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health. – Arthur Murphy

117620. I Knew why I felt at home. The spirit of freedom was hovering over that play yard as it did all over France at that time. A country was free again. – Audie Murphy

117621. They were singing in French, but the melody was freedom and any American could understand that. – Audie Murphy

117622. I’m glad that it didn’t take as long to get Shepard off the ground as it’s taken this series. I’d begun to think the Congo would be ahead of us in the space race before Whispering Smith ever got on the air. – Audie Murphy

117623. And freedom is what America means to the world. – Audie Murphy

117624. Lead from the front. – Audie Murphy

117625. I’m an actor. It’s my job. – Brittany Murphy

117626. Sticking to your values, listening to your instincts, making your own choices is so important. – Brittany Murphy

117627. The older I get, the more I embrace my own idiosyncrasies. – Brittany Murphy

117628. You actually can make it, no matter what. I truly am a firm believer in that. Eminem’s living proof. – Brittany Murphy

117629. If I could be a third of the woman that my mom is and have a third of the strength that she has, then I will have done good by this life. – Brittany Murphy

117630. I’ve always seen myself as one of those ‘show people.’ My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people. – Brittany Murphy

117631. I think they should take everyone who works for The National Enquirer and the Star, and everyone who works for Us Weekly, and put them all to work looking for terrorists. I think they would find the terrorists. All of them. It would be genius! – Brittany Murphy

117632. I find this life so interesting. – Brittany Murphy

117633. I don’t think Hollywood per se is supposed to be taken seriously, otherwise, dear Lord, that would be frightening. – Brittany Murphy

117634. I don’t even take myself seriously, so how could I possibly take Hollywood seriously? – Brittany Murphy

117635. I consider myself a character actor. – Brittany Murphy

117636. I can play any instrument if you give me 20 minutes. – Brittany Murphy

117637. I’d love to be a man for a day, just to see what it’s like. – Brittany Murphy

117638. Tired is not a word in my vocabulary. – Brittany Murphy

117639. There’s always competition out there. That’s what makes life exciting. – Carolyn Murphy

117640. It’s obvious that if you’re going to play a character you need to amass information about that person and about their environment or their era that they’re in and use as little or as much as necessary. – Cillian Murphy

117641. My wife can see always how a part affects me personally because she has to live with it. – Cillian Murphy

117642. The best roles you have to fight for. You have to really want to do it and you have to go after it. – Cillian Murphy

117643. Then I wanted the character to be feminine as opposed to effeminate. Because it’s easy to be camp or queen. Anyone can do that. What’s difficult is to play feminine. – Cillian Murphy

117644. What we do as actors is we go through phases where you superficially learn all this information. – Cillian Murphy

117645. I enjoy all aspects of it, I don’t have a preference for any medium. I think each of them has its attractions and I would hope they each inform the other in some way. – Cillian Murphy

117646. There’s a lot of comedy in Intermission but it’s got this depth. It’s not comedy for comedy’s sake – it’s informed by something else. I like stuff like that. – Cillian Murphy

117647. I’d love to work in America, some of my favourite films come from America. – Cillian Murphy

117648. I don’t think they’d ever make a movie about Chuck Baker but I’d love to play Chuck Baker. – Cillian Murphy

117649. I don’t have a burning passion to live in America per se but I would certainly like to work there. – Cillian Murphy

117650. Having started out in theatre, I feel an impulse to do it as much as I can. – Cillian Murphy

117651. At the moment I’m doing this space movie, so I’m obsessed with physics and space travel. I know three months down the line it’s gone. Then I’ll be able to superficially say stuff about space. – Cillian Murphy

117652. It was very much about performances, the whole ensemble thing was just great – everybody working together. Sometimes it didn’t feel like a film set. It wasn’t technically driven, it was very, very enjoyable. – Cillian Murphy

117653. Eddie Haas talked a lot about not hitting the ball in the air. – Dale Murphy

117654. Gee I don’t know, I just want to get home. – Dale Murphy

117655. Joe Torre would tell you to make sure you can hit the ball on the outside part of the plate. – Dale Murphy

117656. Tommie Aaron taught me how to have a good attitude, to be easy going and not get uptight. – Dale Murphy

117657. My belief is the majority of people in politics are just interested in pursuing this career in politics, and doing what’s necessary to get themselves re-elected. And if that happens to coincide with the public good, great. But if it doesn’t, the public good loses out. – Dick Murphy

117658. You have the biggest impact on controlling, on affecting local lives as mayor. It’s so much more important than being a state legislator. – Dick Murphy

117659. Your first obligation, I suppose, is to your God. Your second is to your family. And your third is to your community. And you ought to try to fulfill all of those in your life. – Dick Murphy

117660. I’m convinced that unless you have some public financing of elections, you are never going to remove the power of wealthy interests over elected officials. – Dick Murphy

117661. At least I make decisions based on what I think is right, not who my friends might be. – Dick Murphy

117662. I don’t think that politics attracts the best and the brightest of America. It doesn’t attract the most sincere people. – Dick Murphy

117663. I’m not going to rule out running for a second term. But, I think you have to be psychologically prepared to walk away from the job after four years. It’s the only way that you cannot be influenced by those special interests. – Dick Murphy

117664. I’ve made 30 movies and for the most part my movies work. In a business where success is an exception and not the rule, I’ve mostly been successful. – Eddie Murphy

117665. You know, making a movie is a collaborative effort and sometimes all the ingredients don’t work out. I know that every now and again I am going to make a movie that won’t work. – Eddie Murphy

117666. The thing about kids is that they express emotion. They don’t hold back. If they want to cry, they cry, and if they are in a good mood, they’re in a good mood. – Eddie Murphy

117667. The economy in Ireland has been rampaging ahead for the last 15 years. Barring an international, political or natural catastrophe, things can only get better for the Irish. – Eddie Murphy

117668. In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn’t think I could pull that off. I’m a little short to be a basketball player! – Eddie Murphy

117669. If I don’t die in a plane crash or something, this country has a rare opportunity to watch a great talent grow. – Eddie Murphy

117670. I’ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself. – Eddie Murphy

117671. I’m relaxed about my career. I’ve been making movies for over 20 years, so I’ve earned at least the right to relax. – Eddie Murphy

117672. I’m 42 and the age of a guy who has kids, so I guess I’m playing right where I’m supposed to be. I’m comfortable with that, but in the same breath I’d do something edgy. If someone came to me and offered me an edgy and funny story, then I’d do it. – Eddie Murphy

117673. I’d like to produce, direct, write, score, and star in a film in exactly the way Chaplin did. I’ll do that before I’m thirty. – Eddie Murphy

117674. I don’t think more concentration is required for Robert De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does. – Eddie Murphy

117675. In a movie like this, the relationship between the two guys is crucial. It sinks or swims on how these two guys are together. I think we did a good job. – Eddie Murphy

117676. It is claimed, but with what truth we cannot say, that there is a well-defined propaganda among the aliens of colour to bring about the degeneration of the white race. – Emily Murphy

117677. This is courtship all the world over – the man all tongue; the woman all ears. – Emily Murphy

117678. The economy in the Valley will need to grow if students want to come back and work with their specialized degrees. We need to develop more to create more opportunities. – Frank Murphy

117679. The number one reason I write is to come to schools and see my readers. I would do it for free. – Frank Murphy

117680. We would be false to our trust if we allowed the time it takes to give effect to constitutional rights to be used as the very reason for taking away those rights. – Frank Murphy

117681. Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect – freedom of thought and freedom of action. – Frank Murphy

117682. It can feel like an invasion of privacy, involving an employer in a personal matter. – Frank Murphy

117683. I believe that nothing enjoys a higher estate in our society than the right given by the First and Fourteenth Amendments freely to practice and proclaim one’s religious convictions. – Frank Murphy

117684. There was a time when the contractual relationship between the employer and the employee was supposed to be none of the public’s business. That time has passed. – Frank Murphy

117685. Religious freedom is too sacred a right to be restricted or prohibited in any degree without convincing proof that a legitimate interest of the state is in grave danger. – Frank Murphy

117686. How can you practice dancing in an airplane? There’s a law against it. – George Murphy

117687. I’d like to make a movie pretty soon, so I could get a rest. – George Murphy

117688. I actually build my dreams around the dancers I’ve got in my company. – Graeme Murphy

117689. I wanted to give people – which is fairly bizarre considering my whole life is contemporary dance really – I wanted to give people a really fulfilling sense that they had seen a white classical ballet – in a very pure form. – Graeme Murphy

117690. I think the Olympics could help us reach more people. – Graeme Murphy

117691. I think it requires a bit of honesty, Swan Lake. – Graeme Murphy

117692. I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty… pretty British in our entertainment leads. – Graeme Murphy

117693. I look at the dancers and I get the inspiration for the work from them. – Graeme Murphy

117694. I always figure I have this tree and there’s always some green fruit that’s not ready to pick or blossoms that are ready to flower; there are always some ready to drop off too. – Graeme Murphy

117695. For me it was really important to get the essence out of the music for the story and not, sort of, press the music into the service of the whimsical telling of it. – Graeme Murphy

117696. Dance is so joyous. – Graeme Murphy

117697. But I also wanted to give them an intelligent emotional journey, without having to suspend reality – to be able to look at those characters and see reasons for the relationships and why what happens happens. – Graeme Murphy

117698. And dance is wonderful because dance is so immediate. – Graeme Murphy

117699. And currently, there are four to five new works in the pipeline for upcoming celebrations such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Federation, my 50th Birthday, and Sydney Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary. – Graeme Murphy

117700. I don’t think people we’ll miss the fact that SDC is way up there and that our profile is high. – Graeme Murphy

117701. It’s not a company of exponents of my style. – Graeme Murphy

117702. Sydney is a very good market for us – we have a very strong following here. – Graeme Murphy

117703. Yes, Carl Vine stuck around. He’s now number one composer for choreography. – Graeme Murphy

117704. We moved, and there was a golden era in the ’40s when we were so conscious of who we were as Australians. – Graeme Murphy

117705. We can’t afford big symphonies but we commission works that sound rich and symphonic because of the nature of the instrumentation and the people we work with. – Graeme Murphy

117706. I’m thrilled at the moment because our audiences, you know, they… the demographic is 50% male. – Graeme Murphy

117707. There’s a line of dancers waiting to get into Sydney Dance Company. – Graeme Murphy

117708. SDC has a great reputation for putting live music on stage. – Graeme Murphy

117709. Normally our season is seven weeks in the Drama Theatre and four weeks in the Opera Theater. – Graeme Murphy

117710. No one was creating and I always wanted to be created on. – Graeme Murphy

117711. It’s the emotional trigger points that are important to me because I know if I could believe in the characters and try and imagine how they felt then I’d be able to do something quite honest. – Graeme Murphy

117712. If the year 2000 can help us move into the future, that’s fine, but I am afraid that people see it as a full stop and that one can take a big breath afterwards – you can’t. – Graeme Murphy

117713. I’m interested in people who can take the movement somewhere. – Graeme Murphy

117714. I’m in the position to pick the cream of the crop. – Graeme Murphy

117715. Mostly, I’m in the very enviable position that no one dictates what I do. – Graeme Murphy

117716. We also tour nationally and internationally. – Graeme Murphy

117717. No man with a touch of heart disease should ever back his mounts. – Isaac Murphy

117718. Chess, like mathematics and music, is a nursery for child prodigies. – Jamie Murphy

117719. Where there is a will there is a way. And this must be the way not of compulsion but of cooperation… No government and no plan can succeed without it. – Lionel K. Murphy

117720. There are no insuperable constitutional difficulties. – Lionel K. Murphy

117721. The people of Australia would be staggered to learn that Australia has no national development plan. – Lionel K. Murphy

117722. The Menzies Government, by its participation in the plans for the development of other nations, can see the virtue of planning for them but apparently cannot see the virtue of a plan for Australia. – Lionel K. Murphy

117723. The Australian people want to help build this country into a great nation. This budget… has not realized the capacity of the Australian people. It has underestimated them. It has let us down. – Lionel K. Murphy

117724. It is a great privilege for any man to become a member of the Senate. – Lionel K. Murphy

117725. We must have as clear a picture as we can of the Australia that we want to achieve at the end of that time. – Lionel K. Murphy

117726. We are deeply conscious of the fact that our north and west must be developed. – Lionel K. Murphy

117727. Some men are so macho they’ll get you pregnant just to kill a rabbit. – Maureen Murphy

117728. The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces. – Maureen Murphy

117729. The face of terrorism in Iraq is dead. Abu Musab al Zarqawi brutalized, tortured, and killed thousands of innocent people, forcing Iraqis to live in fear. The Iraqi people finally had enough, and gave up his whereabouts to the Iraqi security forces. – Tim Murphy

117730. More than 1.1 million taxpayers in Pennsylvania will enjoy a lower tax rate, more than 1.4 million married couples will benefit from the reduction in the marriage penalty, and more than 1.1 million parents will have the advantage of an increased child tax credit. – Tim Murphy

117731. Today, children are watching more and more television, and are bombarded over and over with images and content that have the potential to dramatically influence their behavior. – Tim Murphy

117732. When it costs $50 to fill up our gas tanks, it impacts every aspect of our daily lives and the community. – Tim Murphy

117733. The pro-growth policies of Congress have helped created new jobs in the region and across the country. – Tim Murphy

117734. The Iraqi people are living better lives now than three year ago, no longer living in fear. – Tim Murphy

117735. The coal industry has helped fuel this Nation for 150 years, and coal can be used to heat our homes, power our economy, and protect our Nation for at least another 150 years if we continue to use it. – Tim Murphy

117736. Tens of billions of dollars could be saved in Medicare and Medicaid alone by eliminate fraud and improving patient care. Not only would this save money, but it will save lives. – Tim Murphy

117737. Over the last two decades, America has increased its demand for oil by nearly 30 percent, yet we have not expanded our ability to produce domestic sources of fuel. – Tim Murphy

117738. Moreover, health center services save money and lives by treating diseases before they become chronic conditions, require hospital care or require a trip to the emergency room. – Tim Murphy

117739. The dedication of the United States Air Force, Special Forces, and others involved in the mission to tracking down terrorists can not be matched. We express our gratitude to these men and women who defend the freedom America represents. – Tim Murphy

117740. My great-grandfather was a coal miner, who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled by mules and mines were lit by candles. Mining was very dangerous work then. – Tim Murphy

117741. Instead of raising taxes as some would insist, we need to reduce waste and inefficiency in government. – Tim Murphy

117742. Making the tax cuts permanent will continue to grow the economy, create jobs, and put more money in the pockets of the hard-working families of Pennsylvania. – Tim Murphy

117743. In the span of three years, the Iraqi people participated in three elections, drafted a constitution, and elected a new government. While more work remains, this is remarkable progress. – Tim Murphy

117744. As we continue to fight the war on terror, we express our gratitude to our troops whose valor over the last three years provided freedom to the Iraqis, while protecting our liberty here at home. – Tim Murphy

117745. However, many skilled medical volunteers are turned away because community health centers cannot afford to cover their additional medical liability insurance. – Tim Murphy

117746. Al Zarqawi had a long history of terrorism. He was responsible for several bombings and beheadings in Iraq, including Pennsylvania native Nicholas Berg. – Tim Murphy

117747. We must safely secure our border by investing in more law enforcement and technology, and receiving cooperation from the Mexican government. – Timothy Murphy

117748. Rather than improving the wealth of their own nation, the Mexican government encourages its poor to come to the U.S. and send money home. – Timothy Murphy

117749. The best doctors and the best hospitals in America, if they cannot get the patient information they need when they need it, it can lead to morbid consequences: Higher mortality. – Timothy Murphy

117750. The current medical records system is this: Room after room after room in a hospital filled with paper files. – Timothy Murphy

117751. The technology used to detect if vehicles are carrying radioactive material is so sensitive it can tell if a person recently received radiation as part of a medical procedure. – Timothy Murphy

117752. Our enemy is motivated by hatred and will not stop planning more plots against until they are ultimately defeated. Today was an important and necessary victory in the war, but there is a long road ahead. We must remain committed if we are to succeed and protect our liberty. – Timothy Murphy

117753. We must continue to ensure law enforcement has the necessary tools to combat terrorism here at home. We must also work with our allies and provide our military with the weapons and protective gear they need to defeat terrorism abroad. – Timothy Murphy

117754. Providing patients and consumers with solid information on the cost and quality of their healthcare options can literally make the difference between life or death; and play a decisive role in whether a family or employer can afford healthcare. – Timothy Murphy

117755. What I do say is, yes, children may be resilient and they have been able to deal with all sorts of difficulties they have faced, but the bottom line is this: I believe very strongly children need a mother and a father in the home. – Timothy Murphy

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117756. While the recent addition of the National Guard providing a support role manning computers and cameras has allowed more Border Patrol agents to work the field, more agents are still needed. – Timothy Murphy

117757. There needs to be more pressure on the Mexican government to stop the drugs and illegal immigrants on their side of the border instead of exporting them to the U.S. – Timothy Murphy

117758. Amnesty is not the answer as it will only encourage more illegal immigrants to enter. – Timothy Murphy

117759. Since September 11, the U.S. has significantly improved its security to prevent another attack. – Timothy Murphy

117760. A system of cameras and censors are used along the border and interior to help detect the movement of illegal immigrants crossing through the dense brush. – Timothy Murphy

117761. Our border patrol does a great job under these very dangerous conditions. They use very sophisticated equipment, including gamma rays, to detect drugs and illegal immigrants as they enter the U.S. – Timothy Murphy

117762. As a person who has spent my career as a child psychologist and have dealt with many children who have struggled with many problems in families, I have seen families ripped apart by so many things that sometimes law has tried to deal with. – Timothy Murphy

117763. Drug smugglers often use juveniles to carry their shipments into the U.S. because they know the juveniles will not be prosecuted if caught. – Timothy Murphy

117764. Each State has its own health insurance mandates, and some of them are good, but there are about 1,800 of them all across the Nation, including provisions for acupuncturists, massage therapists, and hair replacements. – Timothy Murphy

117765. Healthcare providers will compete to offer the best record of patient safety at the lowest prices. Hospitals and patients will benefit from having accurate information about areas of excellence and areas that must be improved. – Timothy Murphy

117766. I am pleased that the President has signed an Executive Order this week requiring federal agencies to disclose information about prices and quality of healthcare services. – Timothy Murphy

117767. If one of us, any of us, any American is traveling in a town somewhere in America and a medical crisis hits them, for someone who is diabetic or perhaps has heart disease or some other problems, where do we get the records to determine what to do? – Timothy Murphy

117768. Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems. – Timothy Murphy

117769. Instead, I think over the years we have cut the strength of marriage and relationships by the law and weakened the institution. We have tried to deal with relationships with no-fault divorce, with child custody, with so many other avenues; and it has not helped. – Timothy Murphy

117770. The families of Aboriginals who have died in custody in NSW will suffer again because of these white lies. – Arthur Murray

117771. We have copped a lot of ignorant abuse in the past, but it makes you wonder when a former state coroner openly attacks Aboriginal families who have been through hell. – Arthur Murray

117772. Awards are meaningless to me, and I have nothing but disdain for anyone who actively campaigns to get one. – Bill Murray

117773. Yeah, I think that’s sort of the American way. And it’s also the Polish way, it turns out. – Bill Murray

117774. The studios don’t seem to foster good writing. They’re not so interested in that, but they’re more interested in what worked most recently. They’re definitely very serious about making money, and that’s not a wrong thing, but you don’t have to make money the same way all the time. – Bill Murray

117775. People only talk about what a joyous experience it is, but there is terror: Your life, as you know it, is over. It’s over the day that child is born. It’s over, and something completely new starts. – Bill Murray

117776. In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying, and they can’t help you either. Nothing makes any sense. They’re very polite, but you feel like a joke is being played on you the entire time you’re there. – Bill Murray

117777. I’m a nut, but not just a nut. – Bill Murray

117778. I went to Second City, where you learned to make the other actor look good so you looked good and National Lampoon, where you had to create everything out of nothing, and SNL, where you couldn’t make any mistakes, and you learned what collaboration was. – Bill Murray

117779. I think all phases of one’s career are serious if you take it seriously no matter if you are doing high profile dramatic pieces or not. – Bill Murray

117780. I don’t want to be that guy mumbling into his drink at a bar. – Bill Murray

117781. I don’t know how this guy knew how much money I was making. I didn’t know how much money I was making. – Bill Murray

117782. All of us kids ended up ‘doing Mom.’ There are four of us who’ve tried show business. Five if you insist on counting my sister the nun, who does liturgical dance. – Bill Murray

117783. Here’s the thing, you just have to drive a lot faster, and if you don’t get there, we’re both fired. – Bill Murray

117784. I think that the online world has actually brought books back. People are reading because they’re reading the damn screen. That’s more reading than people used to do. – Bill Murray

117785. I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: ‘try being rich first’. See if that doesn’t cover most of it. There’s not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job. – Bill Murray

117786. I just want to be healthy and happy. I don’t want to hurt anybody or make them mad. If that’s a philosophy then that’s my philosophy. – Chad Michael Murray

117787. When you realize you’re alive, you can live life! – Chad Michael Murray

117788. It makes you feel at home when you can talk to somebody and really talk about anything. – Eddie Murray

117789. You win as a team, you lose as a team, you also do so many things together. – Eddie Murray

117790. When Ted Williams was here, inducted into the Hall of Fame 37 years ago, he said he must have earned it, because he didn’t win it because of his friendship with the writers. I guess in that way, I’m proud to be in this company that way. – Eddie Murray

117791. When I signed a contract, I was here to play 162 games. – Eddie Murray

117792. No one was more important than my mom and dad. I know they are watching from a place up in heaven here today to make sure all their kids are doing good. – Eddie Murray

117793. I’m proud to be here as a man that has played first base more than anybody in the game of baseball. – Eddie Murray

117794. I learned life from some good teachers. – Eddie Murray

117795. For me, baseball is about, again, the team winning. – Eddie Murray

117796. Baseball is a team game. – Eddie Murray

117797. And, you know, you try and preach to them there’s more to this game than just walking up to home plate, swinging the bat, fielding a ground ball. There’s some dedication in it, some love you’ve got to put into this work. – Eddie Murray

117798. And like I said, I appreciate my older brothers because they would not allow me to win. They made me learn to play with them, which I think is the most important thing that I learned. – Eddie Murray

117799. And I tell you that’s one of the reasons why I didn’t have the friendships with the media, maybe like I could have. But I had to do what I had to do to make myself successful. – Eddie Murray

117800. I’m now the hitting the instructor with the Cleveland Indians. – Eddie Murray

117801. Today I join the greatest players that played the game. It is a great feeling being here. – Eddie Murray

117802. With ‘Carousel’ I had an idea and it all came out quickly. – George Murray

117803. I was writing notes, but not composing poems. The Hunter began to develop out of this fragmented process. – George Murray

117804. I’m not interested in being easy anymore. Readable, yes. Easy, no. – George Murray

117805. I’ve often entertained paranoid suspicions about my fridge and what it’s been doing to my poetry when I’m not looking, but I never even considered that my fan was thinking about me. – George Murray

117806. In fact, in some ways, I actually feel much more confident about the quality of Carousel than I do about The Cottage Builder’s Letter: probably because of its cohesive nature. – George Murray

117807. In my opinion, Al Moritz may be the best poet of his generation in Canada. – George Murray

117808. My self-editing process is intense. – George Murray

117809. The poetry community here has been extraordinarily welcoming. – George Murray

117810. The whole competition thing disturbs me. Not that I wasn’t a part of it when I first started. – George Murray

117811. Well, we all start thinking we’re going to be Romantic rock stars, but then reality hits and you realize no one reads you but other poets. – George Murray

117812. I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures, yesterday, today, and tomorrow. It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling. – George Murray

117813. It’s a bit of a crapshoot out there with young writers right now anyway. – George Murray

117814. Then I discovered I loved writing poetry more than fiction. – George Murray

117815. I am still interested in the long or serial poem, but have written a few smaller things. I may start sending to journals again in a year or so… that’s about it. – George Murray

117816. Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it’s no big deal, or part of a natural progression from poetry to fiction, but often it’s really just about the money, the perceived prestige. – George Murray

117817. I think, for me, humour needs to be used like a strong spice – sparingly. – George Murray

117818. I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety. – George Murray

117819. I do try to let what is obviously unintended yet naturally good stay in. – George Murray

117820. New York was breaking my concentration and disintegrating my thoughts. – George Murray

117821. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with someone having to read a poem twice. Or even a book. – George Murray

117822. I feel as though I’ve fooled the world into thinking I’m an adult and now they’re letting me procreate. – George Murray

117823. I guess there is also an element of deliberate change involved. Each of my books has been, at least from my point of view, radically different from the last. – George Murray

117824. I no longer feel pressure to produce fiction. – George Murray

117825. Humour is a fine line to walk in poetry, as in fiction. I just think it’s harder to write. It’s harder to keep the respect of the reader too. – George Murray

117826. I still write the occasional short story, and poked at a novel once, but it’s just not what I want to do. – George Murray

117827. I suppress the vast majority of what I write. – George Murray

117828. I think the main influence has been living in New York City. Aside from all the crap around 9/11, I find it very demanding to think amid all the noise and visual pollution. – George Murray

117829. A sequence works in a way a collection never can. – George Murray

117830. Sometimes Aristotle analyses his terms, but very often he takes them for granted; and in the latter case, I think, he is sometimes deceived by them. – Gilbert Murray

117831. The fact is that much misunderstanding is often caused by our modern attempts to limit too strictly the meaning of a Greek word. – Gilbert Murray

117832. The fashions of the ages vary in this direction and that, but they vary for the most part from a central road which was struck out by the imagination of Greece. – Gilbert Murray

117833. The higher Greek poetry did not make up fictitious plots; its business was to express the heroic saga, the myths. – Gilbert Murray

117834. The life and liberty and property and happiness of the common man throughout the world are at the absolute mercy of a few persons whom he has never seen, involved in complicated quarrels that he has never heard of. – Gilbert Murray

117835. Where words can be translated into equivalent words, the style of an original can be closely followed; but no translation which aims at being written in normal English can reproduce the style of Aristotle. – Gilbert Murray

117836. It is doubtless one of Aristotle’s great services that he conceived so clearly the truth that literature is a thing that grows and has a history. – Gilbert Murray

117837. Be careful in dealing with a man who cares nothing for comfort or promotion, but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right. He is a dangerous uncomfortable enemy, because his body, which you can always conquer, gives you little purchase upon his soul. – Gilbert Murray

117838. Few of the great works of ancient Greek literature are easy reading. – Gilbert Murray

117839. Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries. – Gilbert Murray

117840. Show me a man who is a good loser and I’ll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss. – James Patrick Murray

117841. Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire’s eye or on the ball. – James Patrick Murray

117842. Sometimes a serendipitous reaction occurs when a network asks you if you have any ideas for a series, at a time when your creative flow is working in that direction. – Joe Murray

117843. Somebody said us artists have trouble with success because art is derived from struggle. I disagree with that, because truely doing your art is success, whether you make money from it or not. – Joe Murray

117844. Since this was the first and only series I had ever produced, I was unaware of what the “Normal” environment was for a studio. I tried to run it as I did in my SF studio. – Joe Murray

117845. Marriage should be a duet – when one sings, the other claps. – Joe Murray

117846. I think cheese smells funny, but I feel bananas “are” funny. I’m assuming Swamp told the whole story of the executives seriously asking us to replace the banana with cheese because they thought it was funnier. – Joe Murray

117847. Sometimes things just click. The one contribution I tried to do, was shield the staff from the corporate politics that occur on any show. But yes, we all got along very well. – Joe Murray

117848. Anyone who knows me, knows I don’t walk away from a commitment, but I had a commitment to myself. Yes, there were times Nickelodeon made it more difficult than it needed to be, but there were also times they made it easier. – Joe Murray

117849. I was shocked. They were going to give me money to make this really odd show? Well, I still had little thought of it going to series, but I thought it was great that my next short film was going to be paid for. – Joe Murray

117850. I am constantly getting letters from inconsistancies in the back stories of these characters. – Joe Murray

117851. We’re the real estate industry – not the manufacturers. – Joe Murray

117852. When an executive walked on our floor, it was at their own risk. As far as what others thought of working for me, I know I was very tough at times, and would storm down the hall after watching some bad animation from Korea. But overall, I feel we had a good time. – Joe Murray

117853. When I speak to students and they ask how much money you can make in art, as if that is a reason to persue it, I tell them to do something else. – Joe Murray

117854. I do not feel any artist can produce great art without putting great personality into it. It is always a piece of you that goes on the screen or the canvass. – Joe Murray

117855. The friend that I based Heffer on was adopted, and it all played into his total personality. – Joe Murray

117856. I’d like to see an arrested growth of development. You can’t stop it, but it’s important we do something about the developers having the upper hand. – John Murray

117857. Development in this county is always going to be an issue. Until development and zoning are handled on a regional basis, rather than each municipality left to its own devices, we will suffer from developers having the upper hand in suits and in front of zoning boards. – John Murray

117858. Give the people not hell, but hope and courage. – John Murray

117859. It’s nice to have a lot of people in the field. Independent, third party, Libertarian, Reform and other party candidates can do what they want to do. I welcome them to the race. – John Murray

117860. So I will stand more steadfastly for the things I stand up for, like people who work for a living. I’d like to be able to stand that way when I go to Congress. – John Murray

117861. Taking Big Bird away from our five year olds, lunch money away from our ten year olds, job training programs away from our fifteen year olds, and college loans away from our twenty year olds is a disgrace. – John Murray

117862. They see themselves as athletes and only athletes. – John Murray

117863. Education, when delivered properly, can benefit a lot of people and make productive citizens out of those otherwise given no hope. – John Murray

117864. All elections revolve around and are often resolved by who raises the most money. That’s unfair. I’d like to see that process changed, but it seems once you win and get to Congress, that doesn’t happen. – John Murray

117865. The pain of retirement means loss. – John Murray

117866. Having said that, I enjoyed every minute of my time and I got a degree of job satisfaction which I am sure was far greater than the majority of my colleagues. – Len G. Murray

117867. The option of solicitor advocacy came on the scene a bit too late for me. – Len G. Murray

117868. One cannot imagine Scots music and song without the contribution of Burns. – Len G. Murray

117869. If I was starting off now, I would probably have taken one or two different turnings along the way. – Len G. Murray

117870. I think that practising the law, particularly litigation, and particularly in Glasgow, has always been difficult enough without adding to it by having problems with professional colleagues or former colleagues. – Len G. Murray

117871. For in the works of Robert Burns we see the whole cosmos of man’s experience and emotion, from zenith to nadir, from birth until death. – Len G. Murray

117872. Besides, I always thought that one of the great attractions of practising law was what I like to call the collegiality of the profession and I think that duty of collegiality applies even when we are retired. – Len G. Murray

117873. And thus it was that I started to wonder why Robert Burns is so important to us. We have other poets, and other writers, and other heroes, yet we do not afford them the veneration that we afford to Robert Burns. – Len G. Murray

117874. And on 25 January of each year and for many days before it and after it there is not an hour in the day or night when a Burns Supper is not taking place somewhere on this earth. – Len G. Murray

117875. If anyone ever asked me what I had to complain about it would not have taken long to tell them. Maybe I was just easily pleased. – Len G. Murray

117876. There are even more statues of Robert Burns than of any other figure in world literature. Indeed if we discount figures of religion, then only Christopher Columbus has more statues than he worldwide. – Len G. Murray

117877. There does not seem to be that collegiality I referred to, there seems to be much more of a them versus us attitude, rather than we all have a role to play in this process so let’s get on with it. – Len G. Murray

117878. I guess my enthusiasm kind of rubs off on people. – Margaret Murray

117879. I’m so picky. People hate going to the movies with me. – Margaret Murray

117880. The trend of all knowledge at the present is to specialize, but archaeology has in it all the qualities that call for the wide view of the human race, of its growth from the savage to the civilized, which is seen in all stages of social and religious development. – Margaret Murray

117881. I’ve had bad luck with both my wives. The first one left me and the second one didn’t. – Patrick Murray

117882. The only difference between a dead skunk lying in the road and a dead lawyer lying in the road is that there are skid marks around the skunk. – Patrick Murray

117883. A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth. – Patrick Murray

117884. Any political party that includes the word ‘democratic’ in its name, isn’t. – Patrick Murray

117885. For the state of our union to be strong, we need to place value in Americans. – Patty Murray

117886. Funding privatized accounts with Social Security dollars would not only make the program’s long term problems worse, but many believe it represents a first step toward undermining the program’s fundamental goals. – Patty Murray

117887. Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up. – Patty Murray

117888. Guess what – I am one of the ONLY senators in the whole United States Senate that is computer literate! – Patty Murray

117889. If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress. – Patty Murray

117890. Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans – the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation. – Patty Murray

117891. The FDA is redefining birth control as abortion. The FDA is setting the bar higher for this kind of drug. – Patty Murray

117892. We haven’t been out in many of these countries helping them build infrastructure. How would they look at us today if we had been there helping them with some of that, rather than just being the people who are going to bomb in Iraq and go to Afghanistan? – Patty Murray

117893. Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation. Unfortunately, the Bush administration and congressional Republicans have not lived up to this duty. – Patty Murray

117894. I was able to interpret the difference between the sharp, quick sound and the slow, deep sound of percussion and manipulate it, get a third sound out of things, if the beats were rapid enough. – Sunny Murray

117895. And when I play they know I exist, and it leaves a space when I go. – Sunny Murray

117896. Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. – W. H. Murray

117897. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. – W. H. Murray

117898. The more the soul knows, the more she loves, and loving much, she tastes much. – W. H. Murray

117899. No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices. – Edward R. Murrow

117900. We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it. – Edward R. Murrow

117901. We cannot make good news out of bad practice. – Edward R. Murrow

117902. We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home. – Edward R. Murrow

117903. To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful. – Edward R. Murrow

117904. The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue. – Edward R. Murrow

117905. The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved. – Edward R. Murrow

117906. The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer. – Edward R. Murrow

117907. The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it. – Edward R. Murrow

117908. People say conversation is a lost art; how often I have wished it were. – Edward R. Murrow

117909. Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit. – Edward R. Murrow

117910. Anyone who isn’t confused really doesn’t understand the situation. – Edward R. Murrow

117911. Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions. – Edward R. Murrow

117912. A satellite has no conscience. – Edward R. Murrow

117913. Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. – Edward R. Murrow

117914. Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices – just recognize them. – Edward R. Murrow

117915. Fame is morally neutral. – Edward R. Murrow

117916. Good night, and good luck. – Edward R. Murrow

117917. If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable. – Edward R. Murrow

117918. Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar. – Edward R. Murrow

117919. Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information. – Edward R. Murrow

117920. A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There’s nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I’ve done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom – it’s gone. – Edward R. Murrow

117921. Belize pledges it continued support to the aspirations of the 23 million people of Taiwan to be full participants in all organs and agencies of the international community. – Said Musa

117922. Independence did not mean chauvinism and narrow nationalism. – Said Musa

117923. Let us work toward greater cooperation with all Caribbean Countries, whether we speak English, Dutch, French or Spanish, whether we are independent or not, and whether we be island or continental territories. – Said Musa

117924. None can be more negative in its impact than the limitation on human resource capacity. – Said Musa

117925. Our Government is committed to pursuing policies and programs which facilitate a further lowering of the interest rates in order to fuel investment and growth. We call on the commercial banks to partner with us in this effort. – Said Musa

117926. We have much work ahead, to stand still. – Said Musa

117927. Perceive that which cannot be seen with the eye. – Miyamoto Musashi

117928. Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself of yesterday; tomorrow is your victory over lesser men. – Miyamoto Musashi

117929. All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this. – Miyamoto Musashi

117930. Do nothing which is of no use. – Miyamoto Musashi

117931. You win battles by knowing the enemy’s timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect. – Miyamoto Musashi

117932. Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death. – Miyamoto Musashi

117933. Folks, I’ve had the best seat in the house. Thanks for sharing it, I’ll see you down the road. – Brent Musburger

117934. Nothing dissects a man in public quite like golf. – Brent Musburger

117935. Smith and Carlos aside, I object to using the Olympic awards stand to make a political statement. – Brent Musburger

117936. You are watching what greatness, is all about. – Brent Musburger

117937. I think a secure profession for young people is history teacher, because in the future, there will be so much more of it to teach. – Bill Muse

117938. May the soul of the late President Milton Obote… a long-time member of this parliament, rest in peace. – Yoweri Museveni

117939. What is the Geneva Convention on wars! I have never read it. – Yoweri Museveni

117940. None of the parties want this conflict to go on. – Yoweri Museveni

117941. I’ve never heard an agency say, ‘Unless you industrialize I will not support you’. – Yoweri Museveni

117942. We used to fight the LRA with only one dimensional force that only walks on foot, but now, we have got multiple forces to fight the rebels. – Yoweri Museveni

117943. If we ever start communicating with living creatures from other planets, the number one priority is, how are you going to communicate information? Even between different cultures here on Earth, you get into communication problems. – Story Musgrave

117944. When you’re looking that far out, you’re giving people their place in the universe, it touches people. Science is often visual, so it doesn’t need translation. It’s like poetry, it touches you. – Story Musgrave

117945. There really isn’t a time to pause and have a celebration. I feel so serious about the whole thing. – Story Musgrave

117946. Their spirituality was in nature, even though Emerson was a preacher on the pulpit, he ended up going out into nature for direct, face-to-face communication with God, if you want to call all of this creation part of God. – Story Musgrave

117947. The way you remember the past depends upon your hope for the future. And if what you see in your future has no hope, it has no potential, then you view the past that brought you to here as not very good. – Story Musgrave

117948. The statistics of life out there and the statistics of intelligent beings and advanced civilization is a certainty, the way I look at it. that It has not been accepted, because we’ve been in an anthropocentric era. – Story Musgrave

117949. That I learned even as a three year-old that I see this world that is really a mess and I learned to say, this is not me. I am not the one that is messed up. It is out there. – Story Musgrave

117950. It’s hard to say what drives a three year-old, but I think I had a sense that nature was my solace, and nature was a place in which there was beauty, in which there was order. – Story Musgrave

117951. Most of our history in space has been communicated in terms of action – what people do, a chronological list of events which have transpired – as opposed to the human experience of having done those things. – Story Musgrave

117952. Poetry is its own medium; it’s very different than writing prose. Poetry can talk in an imagistic sense, it has particular ways of catching an environment. – Story Musgrave

117953. I’m such a long-term investor, I’ve never really let go and celebrated what I did with the Hubble telescope. – Story Musgrave

117954. I would have taken whatever hand I was dealt. Space was it. – Story Musgrave

117955. I think there are huge lessons there, for young people who are getting started in life, as well as other people. And that is, to take responsibility for your own life. Only you are responsible for the course you take from there. – Story Musgrave

117956. I never read a single book as a child. I did not read as a child. I worked on the farm. I had books in the classroom, but that was it. I never read a single book outside of the classroom. – Story Musgrave

117957. I have a great relationship with animals, and with children. I get to their level. I try to see the way a child looks at the world, it’s hugely different. – Story Musgrave

117958. I feel particularly close to them, because I am now out in the universe. I’m in a position to see nature from another point of view, to be outside the earth and see the big picture. – Story Musgrave

117959. I didn’t wish those tragedies upon the people who played them out. It was certainly tragic for them, but not for me. All of those things brought me to where I am. Without those things, I couldn’t be who I am, I wouldn’t be here. – Story Musgrave

117960. And so, I was not a military test pilot, but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying scientists and people who were not military test pilots, that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning. – Story Musgrave

117961. I’ve already written 300 space poems. But I look upon my ultimate form as being a poetic prose. When you read it, it appears to be prose, but within the prose you have embedded the techniques of poetry. – Story Musgrave

117962. Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion. No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one. – Pervez Musharraf

117963. Who has suffered? The families of the dead, no doubt. But a greater loss was inflicted on Pakistan because, as I said, we lost the pillars of our society. – Pervez Musharraf

117964. We claim Islam as Deen or a complete way of life. – Pervez Musharraf

117965. There is nothing wrong with intellectual differences flowing from freedom of thought as long as such differences remain confined to intellectual debates. – Pervez Musharraf

117966. Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence. – Pervez Musharraf

117967. I am not at all a politician. I don’t think I’m cut out for politics. I am certainly not going to stand for election. – Pervez Musharraf

117968. Was Islam spread by them through force and coercion? No. They preached Islam by personal example. – Pervez Musharraf

117969. Only in the most unusual cases is it useful to determine whether a book is good or bad; for it is just as rare for it to be one or the other. It is usually both. – Robert Musil

117970. It is reality that awakens possibilities, and nothing would be more perverse than to deny it. – Robert Musil

117971. Today I start a diary; it is against my usual habbits, but out of a clearly felt need. – Robert Musil

117972. Time, which runs through the world like an endless tinsel thread, seemed to pass through the centre of this room and through the centre of these people and suddenly to pause and petrify, stiff, still and glittering… and the objects in the room drew a little closer together. – Robert Musil

117973. The thoughts of my emotionally so disturbed days must be found again, shifted and developed further. Here and there something of the loose remarks I make must be used, but only when it finds my attention again. – Robert Musil

117974. The thought came to me that all one loves in art becomes beautiful. Beauty is nothing but the expression of the fact that something is being loved. Only thus could she be defined. – Robert Musil

117975. The difference between a healthy person and one who is mentally ill is the fact that the healthy one has all the mental illnesses, and the mentally ill person has only one. – Robert Musil

117976. Progress would be wonderful – if only it would stop. – Robert Musil

117977. What is the use of good painting? We want a spell cast upon the optical part of our existence! We seldom really see the world, but when we do, we become as still as a picture. – Robert Musil

117978. Philosophers are people who do violence, but have no army at their disposal, and so subjugate the world by locking it into a system. – Robert Musil

117979. A particularly fine head on a man usually means that he is stupid; particularly deep philosophers are usually shallow thinkers; in literature, talents not much above the average are usually regarded by their contemporaries as geniuses. – Robert Musil

117980. Life is to blame for everything. – Robert Musil

117981. Layer by layer art strips life bare. – Robert Musil

117982. It is, all in all, a historic error to believe that the master makes the school; the students make it! – Robert Musil

117983. If there is a sense of reality, there must also be a sense of possibility. – Robert Musil

117984. Don’t you know that every perfect life would mean the end of art? – Robert Musil

117985. Anything that endures over time sacrifices its ability to make an impression. – Robert Musil

117986. All still lifes are actually paintings of the world on the sixth day of creation, when God and the world were alone together, without man! – Robert Musil

117987. On this thin, scarcely real and yet so perceptible sensation the whole world hung as on a faintly trembling axis, and this in turn rested on the two people in the room. – Robert Musil

117988. It will always be the same possibilities, in sum or on the average, that go on repeating themselves until a man comes along who does not value the actuality above idea. It is he who first gives the new possibilities their meaning, their direction, and he awakens them. – Robert Musil

117989. You have the God-given right to kick the government around – don’t hesitate to do so. – Edmund S. Muskie

117990. Looking at yourself through the media is like looking at one of those rippled mirrors in an amusement park. – Edmund S. Muskie

117991. It’s funny. Of all the jobs I’ve been ambitious for, this is one that never crossed my mind. – Edmund S. Muskie

117992. In the heat of our campaigns, we have all become accustomed to a little anger and exaggeration. Yet, on the whole, our political process has served us well. – Edmund S. Muskie

117993. Things they don’t understand always cause a sensation among the English. – Alfred de Musset

117994. There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow. – Alfred de Musset

117995. The return makes one love the farewell. – Alfred de Musset

117996. With a kiss let us set out for an unknown world. – Alfred de Musset

117997. I cannot help it – in spite of myself, infinity torments me. – Alfred de Musset

117998. How glorious it is – and also how painful – to be an exception. – Alfred de Musset

117999. Great artists have no country. – Alfred de Musset

118000. Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content. – Alfred de Musset

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