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180000 famous quotes part 121 – 120001 to 121000

120001. There isn’t a flaw in his golf or his makeup. He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined. Somebody is going to dust my records. It might as well be Tiger, because he’s such a great kid. – Jack Nicklaus

120002. If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable. – Don Nickles

120003. If people are going to be cooking the books, you’re in trouble. – Don Nickles

120004. If your basic premise about the fundamental purpose of our government is that it must provide for the common defense, then no other position is possible. – Don Nickles

120005. It bothers me to read the comments of leaders of the Hamas and others who hate America that their goal is to have more weaponry capable of delivering all types of weapons of mass destruction. – Don Nickles

120006. My last comment was, though, that Congress has cooked the books. – Don Nickles

120007. Well, we want to make sure there’s not securities fraud. – Don Nickles

120008. When you look at other countries that are developing the capabilities and the technology to deploy missiles of very significant destructive capability with nuclear, chemical, or biological warheads, then the MAD dogma makes even less sense. – Don Nickles

120009. I’m always a little cautious, there’s a few amendments that are out there that I think could do some damage, so I’ve been more concerned about over regulating, going too far. – Don Nickles

120010. Jim mentioned I was an ALEC member, and that’s correct. – Don Nickles

120011. Well, WorldCom’s growth exploded in the Clinton years, there’s no question, there’s no disputing that. – Don Nickles

120012. I always intended to return to the private sector. – Don Nickles

120013. I want to compliment The Heritage Foundation for its work on behalf of a strong national defense. – Don Nickles

120014. My State Senate district was in the northern part of Oklahoma and they were redrawing the districts. – Don Nickles

120015. And the whole world, the whole world that believes in freedom, whether you’re talking about personal freedom, economic freedom, religious freedom, they look to the United States for leadership; and you’re part of that leadership. – Don Nickles

120016. But the federal government, our collective government, has responsibilities that none of these other levels of government can fulfill; and chief among these is national defense. – Don Nickles

120017. ALEC is one great organization, I think, for growing future political leaders. – Don Nickles

120018. I happen to be one who believes very strongly that state and local governments have their proper roles. – Don Nickles

120019. I have always thought that Israel, as an independent and sovereign nation, had a right to defend itself. – Don Nickles

120020. I hope there will be some good news and some good profits, and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives, and a lot of companies that are doing a good job, and those are good companies to invest in. – Don Nickles

120021. I still happen to think the United States is the greatest place in the world to invest. – Don Nickles

120022. I think most corporate executives are good honorable honest men and women who do good work. – Don Nickles

120023. I think there’s bipartisan support in the Senate to pass a good reform bill. – Don Nickles

120024. But if you look at WorldCom, which is the biggest failure to date, they grew dramatically, they were buying companies that were bigger than they were and they were doing it off inflated stock. – Don Nickles

120025. My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don’t need the money, but there’s an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There’s a love there; we’re a band of brothers. – Stevie Nicks

120026. If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear? – Stevie Nicks

120027. If you see somebody running down the street naked every single day, you stop looking up. – Stevie Nicks

120028. It was my 16th birthday – my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do – write songs and sing them to people. – Stevie Nicks

120029. Right now I’m not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again. – Stevie Nicks

120030. Rock and menopause do not mix. It is not good, it sucks and every day I fight it to the death, or, at the very least, not let it take me over. – Stevie Nicks

120031. Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to give it all up because I couldn’t handle people talking about how fat I was. – Stevie Nicks

120032. We don’t need to have somebody that’s gonna make sure they pay for our market bills. It’s like we have only one reason to love and that is for the real idea of love. – Stevie Nicks

120033. You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I’m older and wiser and I think I’d make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility. – Stevie Nicks

120034. I was not going to be a stupid girl singer. I was going to be way more than that. – Stevie Nicks

120035. When you’re rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I’ve talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I’ve ever wanted to do. – Stevie Nicks

120036. Everything on this record is what I really wanted to say, and I’m back to being the poet I always thought I was. – Stevie Nicks

120037. I’m doing lots of interviews and stuff. I’m longing for the days of getting up, not having to put on makeup and do my hair and just going to the studio. – Stevie Nicks

120038. By the time I was five, I was a little diva. – Stevie Nicks

120039. I watched Janis one time – we opened for her – and that’s the only time I ever saw her. We opened for Jimi Hendrix. I got to stand on the side of the stage and watch him for two hours and then he died. But I got the essence before they left. – Stevie Nicks

120040. Even in my really bad, drugged-out days, I didn’t go away. I still toured, still did interviews. I never gave up the fight. That’s why I’m who I am today, because I didn’t leave. And I think I made the right choice. – Stevie Nicks

120041. For 70 nights, right across America, I’ve been getting out there with two ex-lovers and we’ve been playing songs which are so specific about each of us, you just wouldn’t know. We’re friends now but we can’t forget what happened between us. – Stevie Nicks

120042. He and I were about as compatible as a rat and a boa constrictor. – Stevie Nicks

120043. I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don’t handle fear very well; I’m not a good terrified person. – Stevie Nicks

120044. I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I’ll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life. – Stevie Nicks

120045. I made a conscious decision that I was not going to have children. I didn’t want others raising them, and looking after them myself would get in the way of being a musician and writer. – Stevie Nicks

120046. I preferred not to be laden down with a big instrument. If you’re behind a guitar, you get used to being behind a guitar, and you don’t really perform because you can’t. I wanted to be able to just hold on to the mike and sing. – Stevie Nicks

120047. I think they all went too far. Their jeans got too low, their tops got too see-through. Personally, I think that sexy is keeping yourself mysterious. I’m really an old-fashioned girl, and I think I’m totally sexy. – Stevie Nicks

120048. Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don’t want to go to PTA meetings. – Stevie Nicks

120049. While Lincoln thus became a lawyer, he did not cease to remain a politician. – John George Nicolay

120050. The death of Mrs. Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children. Abraham’s sister Sarah was only eleven years old, and the tasks and cares of the little household were altogether too heavy for her years and experience. – John George Nicolay

120051. Very few men are fortunate enough to gain distinction during their first term in Congress. – John George Nicolay

120052. The meetings of the legislature at Springfield then first brought together that splendid group of young men of genius whose phenomenal careers and distinguished services have given Illinois fame in the history of the nation. – John George Nicolay

120053. The function of the politician, therefore, is one of continuous watchfulness and activity, and he must have intimate knowledge of details if he would work out grand results. – John George Nicolay

120054. Nobody understood better than Mr. Lincoln the obvious truth that in politics it does not suffice merely to nominate candidates. Something must also be done to elect them. – John George Nicolay

120055. Lincoln’s stature and strength, his intelligence and ambition – in short, all the elements which gave him popularity among men in New Salem, rendered him equally attractive to the fair sex of that village. – John George Nicolay

120056. Lincoln’s removal from New Salem to Springfield and his entrance into a law partnership with Major John T. Stuart begin a distinctively new period in his career. – John George Nicolay

120057. It turned out in the long run that Lincoln’s credit and the popular confidence that supported it were as valuable both to his creditors and himself as if the sums which stood over his signature had been gold coin in a solvent bank. – John George Nicolay

120058. It may be assumed as an axiom that Providence has never gifted any political party with all of political wisdom or blinded it with all of political folly. – John George Nicolay

120059. Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry. – John George Nicolay

120060. It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincoln’s single term in the House of Representatives at Washington added practically nothing to his reputation. – John George Nicolay

120061. In the early West, law and politics were parallel roads to usefulness as well as distinction. – John George Nicolay

120062. I finally demonstrated that typhus infection is not hereditary in the louse. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120063. Just as the only reservoir for the typhus virus in nature is provided by man, so the only vector of infection is the louse. The bite of the louse is not virulent immediately after the infecting meal. It becomes so only towards the 7th day following infection. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120064. The discovery that I soon made that the guinea pig was also susceptible to infection made it possible for me, from the third year on, to preserve the virus on this animal. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120065. Of all the problems which were open to me for study, typhus was the most urgent and the most unexplored. We knew nothing of the way in which contagion spread. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120066. My first attempts to transmit typhus to laboratory animals, including the smaller species of monkeys, had failed, as had those of my predecessors, for reasons which I can easily supply today. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120067. Most of the doctors in the Tunisian administration, especially those in country districts, contracted typhus and approximately one third of them died of it. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120068. Even if it had not been possible to reproduce the disease in animals and consequently to verify the hypothesis, this simple observation would have been sufficient to demonstrate the way in which the disease was propagated. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120069. It did not seem likely that I was destined to undertake research on typhus. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120070. At the time when I was conducting my research there was no known method for taking the guinea pig’s temperature. I demonstrated a technique which is now widely used. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120071. From the practical point of view, the susceptibility to infection of the guinea pig proved to be the most useful step forward. Today, all laboratories use this animal for preserving the virus. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120072. I was less successful in my attempts to effect preventive vaccination against typhus by using the virus and in trying to produce large quantities of serum using large animals. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120073. I demonstrated the characteristics of experimental fever. It appears after an incubation period which is never less than five days. It follows the same pattern as natural fever in man, but is of shorter duration and less pronounced. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120074. The fact that I was fortunate enough to escape contagion, in spite of frequent, sometimes daily contacts with the disease, was because I soon guessed how it spread. – Charles Jules Henry Nicole

120075. We need a reason to speak but none to keep silent. – Pierre Nicole

120076. When we hide our failings from others, we seek to hide them from ourselves, and it is in the latter attempt that we are most successful. – Pierre Nicole

120077. On one hand, to be able to go from one direction in the sky to study such an object to another direction to study another object, and on the other hand to be able to maintain accurately the position in space. – Claude Nicollier

120078. As far as the radio waves part of the spectrum, we can do these adequately from the ground because the atmosphere is basically transparent to our radio waves. – Claude Nicollier

120079. Hubble is very close to my heart, and going back to Hubble, because I was there once already in 1993, is really a great privilege for me. – Claude Nicollier

120080. I think a benefit is that we try to put it up in a short time. From the decision to do this mission until we fly, it’s six months and one week or so, so it’s a very short time. – Claude Nicollier

120081. In general, the objects in the universe that are very high-energy objects, or the processes that are high-energy processes, will radiate more in the short wavelength range towards the gamma rays or the x-rays. – Claude Nicollier

120082. It is going to be an experiment of how it works, and I see I have all reasons to believe that it will work fine. But it’s a short time. And we also have pushed the envelope here a little beyond what has been done in the past. – Claude Nicollier

120083. My name was on the list very early after these announcements were made through the newspapers in Europe. – Claude Nicollier

120084. I feel very privileged to be part of this mission, and when my nomination was announced, I was really very, very happy to be selected for this mission. – Claude Nicollier

120085. The future infrared space telescope will cover that area in a much more efficient manner. – Claude Nicollier

120086. The Next Generation Space Telescope, which will be located much further away from the Earth than the Hubble Space Telescope presently is, will also explore the infrared part of the spectrum. – Claude Nicollier

120087. The objects that are of moderate energy, like our sun or most of the stars that we see in the night sky with the naked eye, are objects in which relatively moderate energy processes are taking place. – Claude Nicollier

120088. Then, much later, my next dream was to become an astronaut, and I was fortunate to realize that dream, also. – Claude Nicollier

120089. We developed already, before the first servicing mission, this has been further developed on the second servicing mission and we refined it this time, all the terminology. – Claude Nicollier

120090. We have the Fine Guidance Sensors, one of which we will exchange out of three. Another one we changed on the last servicing mission, and on the fourth servicing mission in 2003 or 2004, the third one will be exchanged. – Claude Nicollier

120091. You can see these boxes which are covered with metal foils for thermal reasons, and they are also, most of the time, thermally controlled inside to keep reasonable temperature inside each of these containers. – Claude Nicollier

120092. My first dream as a child was to become a pilot. My second dream was to become an astronomer, and I pursued in parallel efforts and studies in these two areas. – Claude Nicollier

120093. I would say the most help I got was from my dad. My dad is a civil engineer in Switzerland; he’s 90 years old now, so he’s no longer active as a civil engineer, but still a very active person. – Claude Nicollier

120094. I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name. – Adela Florence Nicolson

120095. Less than the dust beneath thy chariot wheel, less than the weed that grows beside thy door. – Adela Florence Nicolson

120096. Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think. – Adela Florence Nicolson

120097. Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire. – Adela Florence Nicolson

120098. Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar, where are you now? Who lies beneath your spell? – Adela Florence Nicolson

120099. The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters. – Harold Nicolson

120100. The Irish do not want anyone to wish them well; they want everyone to wish their enemies ill. – Harold Nicolson

120101. The gift of broadcasting is, without question, the lowest human capacity to which any man could attain. – Harold Nicolson

120102. We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts. – Harold Nicolson

120103. It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny. – Jean Nidetch

120104. Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120105. The mastery of nature is vainly believed to be an adequate substitute for self mastery. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120106. Our age knows nothing but reaction, and leaps from one extreme to another. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120107. Original sin is that thing about man which makes him capable of conceiving of his own perfection and incapable of achieving it. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120108. There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however imperfect, against tyranny and aggression may result in consequences even worse than war. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120109. The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120110. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120111. The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120112. Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120113. Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120114. If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120115. If we can find God only as he is revealed in nature we have no moral God. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120116. I think there ought to be a club in which preachers and journalists could come together and have the sentimentalism of the one matched with the cynicism of the other. That ought to bring them pretty close to the truth. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120117. Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120118. Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120119. There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120120. The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120121. Democracy is finding proximate solutions to insoluble problems. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120122. God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120123. Democracies are indeed slow to make war, but once embarked upon a martial venture are equally slow to make peace and reluctant to make a tolerable, rather than a vindictive, peace. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120124. Evil is not to be traced back to the individual but to the collective behavior of humanity. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120125. Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120126. Forgiveness is the final form of love. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120127. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120128. All human sin seems so much worse in its consequences than in its intentions. – Reinhold Niebuhr

120129. Accept business only at a price permitting thoroughness. Then do a thorough job, regardless of cost to us. – Arthur C. Nielsen

120130. Be influenced by nothing but your clients’ interests. Tell them the truth. – Arthur C. Nielsen

120131. Employ every economy consistent with thoroughness, accuracy and reliability. – Arthur C. Nielsen

120132. Give your clients the earliest delivery consistent with quality – whatever the inconvenience to us. – Arthur C. Nielsen

120133. Watch every detail that affects the accuracy of your work. – Arthur C. Nielsen

120134. Leave no stone unturned to help your clients realize maximum profits from their investment. – Arthur C. Nielsen

120135. Keep the problems of clients and prospects confidential. Divulge information only with their consent. – Arthur C. Nielsen

120136. Who says I’m gonna marry another guy? In Europe it’s not like in America, where you set a date. – Brigitte Nielsen

120137. All I know is it destroyed my family, it destroyed my marriage to Sylvester and I will never get over it. – Brigitte Nielsen

120138. I do expose my body, but only because I think people should have something nice to look at. – Brigitte Nielsen

120139. It’s a very, very tricky situation. I haven’t said yes to either of them. – Brigitte Nielsen

120140. I’m definitely more attracted to chaos than to order. – Connie Nielsen

120141. Doing nothing is very hard to do… you never know when you’re finished. – Leslie Nielsen

120142. I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there’s no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that’s standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal. – Leslie Nielsen

120143. It’s been dawning on me slowly that for the past 35 years I have been cast against type, and I’m finally getting to do what I really wanted to do. – Leslie Nielsen

120144. You know it’s very difficult to be an actor, and to have people depending on you to say the right line, at the right time, and to not be able to hear your cues! I can’t tell you how many times I would’ve had to have said What? if I didn’t have my hearing aids. So my hearing aids are a life saver, and they allow me to practice my craft. – Leslie Nielsen

120145. Yes, it’s true, I’ve been called the Laurence Olivier of spoofs. I guess that would make Laurence Olivier the Leslie Nielsen of Shakespeare. – Leslie Nielsen

120146. There’s an old saying that God exists in your search for him. I just want you to understand that I ain’t looking. – Leslie Nielsen

120147. There were 15 people in the village, including five of us. If my father arrested somebody in the winter, he’d have to wait until the thaw to turn him in. – Leslie Nielsen

120148. The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself. You get up there, and you are a comedian, and you’re doing one thing. That is, you’re going to make the audience laugh. – Leslie Nielsen

120149. The reason they call it ‘golf’ is that all the other 4 letter words were used up. – Leslie Nielsen

120150. The reason there’s a question mark on my front door is just in case I forget my address. – Leslie Nielsen

120151. It’s not really that I’ve been an advocate for hearing aids for a long time, it’s just that I’ve been losing my hearing for a long time! So it’s actually very important for me because I’m actually hearing impaired and I simply want to hear better! – Leslie Nielsen

120152. It was a boy’s name first. – Leslie Nielsen

120153. I’ve finally found my home – as Lt. Frank Drebin. – Leslie Nielsen

120154. I’ve always been part of comedy. One of the things about our family was that if we were reasonably funny with each other, particularly my two brothers and myself, when my father was upset with something you’d want to make sure in some way you made him laugh. Because when he didn’t laugh, you were in trouble! – Leslie Nielsen

120155. I wore that same shirt yesterday playing golf. There goes the Nike account. – Leslie Nielsen

120156. I really have to keep an eye on myself, because sometimes I think I might say something important. – Leslie Nielsen

120157. I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts; perhaps it was my Canadian accent. – Leslie Nielsen

120158. I like that kind of ‘straight-faced’ comedy. I like to be straight-faced and outrageous. – Leslie Nielsen

120159. I have always loved science fiction. One of my favorite shows is ‘Star Trek.’ I like the trips, where it drops my mind off, because they give you a premise and all of a sudden, you say, ‘Oh!’ and I’m fascinated by it. – Leslie Nielsen

120160. Shirley! Don’t call me Shirley! – Leslie Nielsen

120161. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a trade unionist. – Martin Niemoller

120162. Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a socialist. – Martin Niemoller

120163. For it is, and must remain, the case that we must obey God rather than man. – Martin Niemoller

120164. Then they came for me – and there was no one left to speak out for me. – Martin Niemoller

120165. The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120166. The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120167. Love is not consolation. It is light. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120168. Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120169. Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120170. Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120171. Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120172. Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120173. If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120174. Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms – in themselves such judgments are stupidities. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120175. The future influences the present just as much as the past. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120176. The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120177. The doer alone learneth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120178. The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120179. The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120180. The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120181. Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120182. The lie is a condition of life. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120183. In praise there is more obtrusiveness than in blame. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120184. In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120185. In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120186. In the last analysis, even the best man is evil: in the last analysis, even the best woman is bad. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120187. Insanity in individuals is something rare – but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120188. Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves? – Friedrich Nietzsche

120189. Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120190. It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many a bad night. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120191. The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120192. It is good to express a thing twice right at the outset and so to give it a right foot and also a left one. Truth can surely stand on one leg, but with two it will be able to walk and get around. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120193. It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120194. It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120195. It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120196. It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120197. It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120198. It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120199. Is man one of God’s blunders? Or is God one of man’s blunders? – Friedrich Nietzsche

120200. One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120201. The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120202. On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120203. Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120204. One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120205. One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120206. One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120207. Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man – the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120208. One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120209. Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120210. Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120211. Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120212. People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120213. Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120214. Plato was a bore. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120215. Regarding life, the wisest men of all ages have judged alike: it is worthless. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120216. Rejoicing in our joy, not suffering over our suffering, makes someone a friend. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120217. One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120218. In music the passions enjoy themselves. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120219. The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of “eternity”; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book – what everyone else does not say in a book. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120220. The abdomen is the reason why man does not readily take himself to be a god. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120221. The “kingdom of Heaven” is a condition of the heart – not something that comes “upon the earth” or “after death.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

120222. That which does not kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120223. Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120224. Success has always been a great liar. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120225. Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120226. Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120227. Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120228. Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120229. I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his “divine service.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

120230. Mystical explanations are thought to be deep; the truth is that they are not even shallow. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120231. Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120232. No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120233. Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120234. Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120235. Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120236. And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120237. All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120238. Before the effect one believes in different causes than one does after the effect. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120239. At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120240. Art raises its head where creeds relax. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120241. Art is the proper task of life. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120242. Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120243. Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120244. Anyone who has declared someone else to be an idiot, a bad apple, is annoyed when it turns out in the end that he isn’t. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120245. Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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120246. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120247. An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120248. Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120249. All truth is simple… is that not doubly a lie? – Friedrich Nietzsche

120250. All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120251. All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120252. I still live, I still think: I still have to live, for I still have to think. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120253. Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120254. Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120255. Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120256. For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120257. For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120258. Fear is the mother of morality. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120259. Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120260. Faith: not wanting to know what is true. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120261. Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120262. Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120263. Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120264. ‘Evil men have no songs.’ How is it that the Russians have songs? – Friedrich Nietzsche

120265. Every man is a creative cause of what happens, a primum mobile with an original movement. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120266. Every church is a stone on the grave of a god-man: it does not want him to rise up again under any circumstances. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120267. Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120268. Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion? – Friedrich Nietzsche

120269. Do whatever you will, but first be such as are able to will. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120270. Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120271. Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120272. If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120273. All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120274. He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120275. Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120276. I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120277. I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120278. Glance into the world just as though time were gone: and everything crooked will become straight to you. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120279. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120280. I would believe only in a God that knows how to Dance. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120281. The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120282. If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120283. In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120284. Idleness is the parent of psychology. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120285. In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120286. In everything one thing is impossible: rationality. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120287. In heaven, all the interesting people are missing. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120288. In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120289. I love those who do not know how to live for today. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120290. A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120291. After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120292. Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120293. A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120294. A subject for a great poet would be God’s boredom after the seventh day of creation. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120295. A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120296. A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120297. He who laughs best today, will also laughs last. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120298. A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120299. In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120300. Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120301. God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120302. Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120303. He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120304. He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120305. The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120306. He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves? – Friedrich Nietzsche

120307. A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120308. What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power, the will to power, power itself in man. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120309. We hear only those questions for which we are in a position to find answers. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120310. When one has a great deal to put into it a day has a hundred pockets. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120311. When one does away with oneself one does the most estimable thing possible: one thereby almost deserves to live. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120312. When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120313. When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120314. When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120315. Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120316. When one has not had a good father, one must create one. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120317. The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120318. When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120319. What does not destroy me, makes me stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120320. What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120321. What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat? – Friedrich Nietzsche

120322. What can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120323. We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120324. We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120325. We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120326. What? You seek something? You wish to multiply yourself tenfold, a hundredfold? You seek followers? Seek zeros! – Friedrich Nietzsche

120327. Whoever has witnessed another’s ideal becomes his inexorable judge and as it were his evil conscience. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120328. The press, the machine, the railway, the telegraph are premises whose thousand-year conclusion no one has yet dared to draw. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120329. You say it is the good cause that hallows even war? I say unto you: it is the good war that hallows any cause. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120330. You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120331. You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120332. Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120333. Women are considered deep – why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120334. Woman was God’s second mistake. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120335. When one has finished building one’s house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one has learned something that one really needed to know in the worst way – before one began. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120336. Wit is the epitaph of an emotion. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120337. What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120338. Whoever has provoked men to rage against him has always gained a party in his favor, too. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120339. Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120340. Whoever feels predestined to see and not to believe will find all believers too noisy and pushy: he guards against them. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120341. Whoever does not have a good father should procure one. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120342. Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120343. Whoever battles with monsters had better see that it does not turn him into a monster. And if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120344. Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120345. Without music, life would be a mistake. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120346. There are people who want to make men’s lives more difficult for no other reason than the chance it provides them afterwards to offer their prescription for alleviating life; their Christianity, for instance. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120347. There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120348. There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are – more humane. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120349. There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120350. There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120351. There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120352. There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120353. There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120354. What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120355. There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120356. There are no moral phenomena at all, but only a moral interpretation of phenomena. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120357. There are no facts, only interpretations. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120358. There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120359. There are horrible people who, instead of solving a problem, tangle it up and make it harder to solve for anyone who wants to deal with it. Whoever does not know how to hit the nail on the head should be asked not to hit it at all. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120360. The world itself is the will to power – and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power – and nothing else! – Friedrich Nietzsche

120361. The word “Christianity” is already a misunderstanding – in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120362. The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120363. We have art in order not to die of the truth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120364. To forget one’s purpose is the commonest form of stupidity. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120365. We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120366. War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120367. Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120368. Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120369. Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god? – Friedrich Nietzsche

120370. To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one’s experiences in common. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120371. There is a rollicking kindness that looks like malice. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120372. To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120373. There is not enough religion in the world even to destroy religion. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120374. This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120375. The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120376. These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120377. To be ashamed of one’s immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose end one is also ashamed of one’s morality. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120378. This is what is hardest: to close the open hand because one loves. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120379. Those who cannot understand how to put their thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of debate. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120380. Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings – always darker, emptier and simpler. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120381. There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy together with what lies under it. – Friedrich Nietzsche

120382. We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile. – Earl Nightingale

120383. People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going. – Earl Nightingale

120384. People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be – whether they will admit that or not. – Earl Nightingale

120385. Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal. – Earl Nightingale

120386. Picture yourself in your minds eye as having already achieved this goal. See yourself doing the things you’ll be doing when you’ve reached your goal. – Earl Nightingale

120387. The big thing is that you know what you want. – Earl Nightingale

120388. The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career! – Earl Nightingale

120389. The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts. – Earl Nightingale

120390. The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment. – Earl Nightingale

120391. We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light. – Earl Nightingale

120392. We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within. – Earl Nightingale

120393. We tend to live up to our expectations. – Earl Nightingale

120394. We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service. – Earl Nightingale

120395. What’s going on in the inside shows on the outside. – Earl Nightingale

120396. Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. – Earl Nightingale

120397. Whenever we’re afraid, it’s because we don’t know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid. – Earl Nightingale

120398. Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind. – Earl Nightingale

120399. Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together. – Earl Nightingale

120400. You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together. – Earl Nightingale

120401. Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach. – Earl Nightingale

120402. You’ll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea. – Earl Nightingale

120403. Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. – Earl Nightingale

120404. You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own “acres of diamonds.” – Earl Nightingale

120405. Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations. – Earl Nightingale

120406. A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change. – Earl Nightingale

120407. Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us. – Earl Nightingale

120408. All you have to do is know where you’re going. The answers will come to you of their own accord. – Earl Nightingale

120409. All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. – Earl Nightingale

120410. Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet. – Earl Nightingale

120411. Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn. – Earl Nightingale

120412. Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. – Earl Nightingale

120413. Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use. – Earl Nightingale

120414. Everything begins with an idea. – Earl Nightingale

120415. Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people. – Earl Nightingale

120416. Everything that’s really worthwhile in life comes to us. – Earl Nightingale

120417. Excellence always sells. – Earl Nightingale

120418. Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work. – Earl Nightingale

120419. Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about. – Earl Nightingale

120420. Ideas are elusive, slippery things. Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside, so you can stab them during the night before they get away. – Earl Nightingale

120421. It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm. – Florence Nightingale

120422. I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results. – Florence Nightingale

120423. I have lived and slept in the same bed with English countesses and Prussian farm women… no woman has excited passions among women more than I have. – Florence Nightingale

120424. I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse. – Florence Nightingale

120425. How very little can be done under the spirit of fear. – Florence Nightingale

120426. The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality. – Florence Nightingale

120427. So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself. – Florence Nightingale

120428. She said the object and color in the materials around us actually have a physical effect on us, on how we feel. – Florence Nightingale

120429. Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe. – Florence Nightingale

120430. Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better. – Florence Nightingale

120431. The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm. – Florence Nightingale

120432. The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower. – Florence Nightingale

120433. I got briefly mistaken for someone who might be good in bed, which was very, very good. – Bill Nighy

120434. I wanted to be a journalist, I thought it was glamorous and that I’d meet beautiful women in the rain. – Bill Nighy

120435. I’ve always slightly worried the kids who play football around my house. They know I’m an actor, but felt sorry for me because they’d never seen anything I’ve done. – Bill Nighy

120436. People like eccentrics. Therefore they will leave me alone, saying that I am a mad clown. – Vaslav Nijinsky

120437. I stood there amazed. I found it all hard to believe, that I, Des Nilsen, had actually done all that. – Dennis Nilsen

120438. In the morning he was lying dead on one of the beds fully clothed. He was dead. I got the impression he wanted to go, and I must have killed him. I can’t remember strangling him. I just sat there shocked. – Dennis Nilsen

120439. I saw him… at peace in my armchair. I remember wishing he could stay in peace like that forever. I had a feeling of easing his burden with my strength. – Dennis Nilsen

120440. I don’t lose sleep over what I have done or have nightmares about it. – Dennis Nilsen

120441. I just close my eyes and think of Placido Domingo. – Birgit Nilsson

120442. I was on acid and I looked at the trees and I realized that they all came to points, and the little branches came to points, and the houses came to point. I thought, ‘Oh! Everything has a point, and if it doesn’t, then there’s a point to it.’ – Harry Nilsson

120443. I get nervous when they start shooting piano players. – Harry Nilsson

120444. It was just a typical London flat, but it was in a great neighborhood. It was across from the Playboy Club, diagonally. From one balcony you could read the time from Big Ben, and from the other balcony you could watch the bunnies go up and down. – Harry Nilsson

120445. I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation. For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it’s pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living. – Harry Nilsson

120446. That incident ruined my reputation for 10 years. Get one Beatle drunk and look what happens! – Harry Nilsson

120447. The chemistry of love is something which is extremely extremely unbelievable. This is something we have planned for more than two years, so I hope that we are going to start in the beginning of next year. – Lennart Nilsson

120448. You know, of course, the specimens are not alive. We have to fix them in a fixing liquid formaldehyde and then we have to do a rinsing and then we have to coat them in a thin layer of gold. – Lennart Nilsson

120449. There is a new way with very very tiny fiber optics, which give an enormous high resolution. There are many many thousand fibers, very very close together with a very small diameter. – Lennart Nilsson

120450. That’s the new way – with computers, computers, computers. That’s the way we can have the cell survive and get some new information in high resolution. We started about five years ago and, today, I think we have reached the target. – Lennart Nilsson

120451. Of course, today at the Karolinska Institute, I am working with some top experts – even some Nobel prize winners. They have the latest news and I have the technique. – Lennart Nilsson

120452. It’s to surprise people about something that is extremely well known. I mean human reproduction, the human body, nature and so on. To surprise them with a new technique. – Lennart Nilsson

120453. I have the instruments, ideas, technology, computer techniques. We try to create or see something, which has not been known before – just to discover something together. This is always my dream. – Lennart Nilsson

120454. I have some friends, colleagues here at the Karolinska Institute and even in the United States and many other countries too, because we are working together as scientists. – Lennart Nilsson

120455. I have many times thought I did the wrong thing, but the reason was not to be a medical doctor – it was just to have the information. But then, maybe I was wrong, I don’t know. – Lennart Nilsson

120456. And my real enemy is not to hold the specimen sterile, but it’s the lighting. The light is our real enemy. So we have to work with very very poor lighting. But we can increase the light with computers. – Lennart Nilsson

120457. And I remember that the editors wanted to have a witness to say that this was really the case, because it was a very sharp picture of the just the face, the head of the fetus inside the womb. – Lennart Nilsson

120458. We sometimes freeze the specimen with liquid nitrogen, which is extremely cold, you know. This is another technique we use now – but the specimens are not alive. – Lennart Nilsson

120459. For the animals, they came from the University in Uppsala and all different kinds of clinics here. – Lennart Nilsson

120460. God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless. – Chester W. Nimitz

120461. That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves. Our armament must be adequate to the needs, but our faith is not primarily in these machines of defense but in ourselves. – Chester W. Nimitz

120462. Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies? – Chester W. Nimitz

120463. A ship is always referred to as “she” because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder. – Chester W. Nimitz

120464. Of the Marines on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue. – Chester W. Nimitz

120465. Some words having to do with the death of the people in the World Trade Center attack had been added, and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience. I struggled to get through the words; tears were streaming down my cheeks. – Leonard Nimoy

120466. I’ve been working with photography for many years. – Leonard Nimoy

120467. Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. – Leonard Nimoy

120468. Most of my images have been done in-studio, under very controlled lighting conditions. There have been a few that have been shot in nature, but even then they were shot almost exclusively at night, and again, under controlled lighting conditions. – Leonard Nimoy

120469. My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph what is essentially invisible. And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture. – Leonard Nimoy

120470. My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That’s why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I’m searching for, or searching to express. – Leonard Nimoy

120471. My wife and I are affiliated with a temple here in Los Angeles. We feel very close to the congregation and to the rabbi, who happens to be my wife’s cousin and who I admire greatly. I talk to him regularly but I consider myself more spiritual than religious. – Leonard Nimoy

120472. Other times, you’re doing some piece of work and suddenly you get feedback that tells you that you have touched something that is very alive in the cosmos. – Leonard Nimoy

120473. I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful – collecting these shards of spirituality – that we may be helping to bring about a healing. – Leonard Nimoy

120474. That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence. – Leonard Nimoy

120475. That’s the most difficult issue for me… to find a subject that holds my interest long enough that I’m prepared to go to work and spend the time and energy to shoot the subject. – Leonard Nimoy

120476. That’s true, because I’m a photographer now. – Leonard Nimoy

120477. A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible to go to a camera shop and pick up chemicals for pennies… literally… and develop your own film and make prints. – Leonard Nimoy

120478. The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I’ve never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction. – Leonard Nimoy

120479. The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have. – Leonard Nimoy

120480. This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion about the subject matter and I’ve had a good time talking about it. And in some of the cases, I’m not just signing books; I’m showing slides and talking about the work. – Leonard Nimoy

120481. I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time. – Leonard Nimoy

120482. Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white… to highlight that contrast. – Leonard Nimoy

120483. Years ago – in the 70s, for about a decade – I carried a camera every place I went. And I shot a lot of pictures that were still life and landscape, using available light. – Leonard Nimoy

120484. You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion that artists don’t necessarily know what they’re doing. You don’t necessarily know what kind of universal concept you’re tapping into. – Leonard Nimoy

120485. You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise. – Leonard Nimoy

120486. What I’m exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality. It’s an area that I’m curious about, and I’m researching it to see if there’s a photographic essay in it for me. If images don’t start to come, I’ll go to something else. – Leonard Nimoy

120487. For me it’s all about personal vision; is there something about a subject that uniquely speaks to me. – Leonard Nimoy

120488. But if you’re talking about fine art work, then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep questions about why it is you want to take pictures and what it is you want to say. – Leonard Nimoy

120489. I’m attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter. When they have a personal stamp to them, then I think it becomes identifiable. – Leonard Nimoy

120490. I am not Spock. – Leonard Nimoy

120491. I became hooked on the idea of being able to shoot an image and process it myself, and end up with a product. – Leonard Nimoy

120492. I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old. – Leonard Nimoy

120493. I certainly don’t live in a kosher home although I was raised in a kosher environment. – Leonard Nimoy

120494. I deal with this spiritual issue every day – either shooting or processing or sorting or discussing or having conversations – I’m in constant contact with it. – Leonard Nimoy

120495. I think it’s my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may. – Leonard Nimoy

120496. I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. – Anais Nin

120497. Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. – Anais Nin

120498. The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless. – Anais Nin

120499. When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. – Anais Nin

120500. What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship? – Anais Nin

120501. We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls. – Anais Nin

120502. We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. – Anais Nin

120503. I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy. – Anais Nin

120504. Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. – Anais Nin

120505. How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself. – Anais Nin

120506. There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

120507. There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic. – Anais Nin

120508. There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do. – Anais Nin

120509. The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. – Anais Nin

120510. The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery. – Anais Nin

120511. When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others. – Anais Nin

120512. The only abnormality is the incapacity to love. – Anais Nin

120513. Truth is something which can’t be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning. – Anais Nin

120514. The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle. – Anais Nin

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120515. People living deeply have no fear of death. – Anais Nin

120516. Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together. – Anais Nin

120517. My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living. – Anais Nin

120518. Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish it’s source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings. – Anais Nin

120519. Living never wore one out so much as the effort not to live. – Anais Nin

120520. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin

120521. Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat. – Anais Nin

120522. Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death. – Anais Nin

120523. It’s all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all. – Anais Nin

120524. It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. – Anais Nin

120525. If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it. – Anais Nin

120526. If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way. – Anais Nin

120527. The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself. – Anais Nin

120528. And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

120529. I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern. – Anais Nin

120530. I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing. – Anais Nin

120531. Good things happen to those who hustle. – Anais Nin

120532. Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it. – Anais Nin

120533. Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living. – Anais Nin

120534. Dreams are necessary to life. – Anais Nin

120535. There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person. – Anais Nin

120536. Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic. – Anais Nin

120537. Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. – Anais Nin

120538. A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked. – Anais Nin

120539. Do not seek the because – in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions. – Anais Nin

120540. There’s nothing more ironic or contradictory than life itself. – Robert De Niro

120541. I don’t like to watch my own movies – I fall asleep in my own movies. – Robert De Niro

120542. I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, ‘There’s no place like New York. It’s the most exciting city in the world now. That’s the way it is. That’s it.’ – Robert De Niro

120543. I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they’re running the asylum. – Robert De Niro

120544. I’ve never been one of those actors who has touted myself as a fascinating human being. I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality. – Robert De Niro

120545. It’s important not to indicate. People don’t try to show their feelings, they try to hide them. – Robert De Niro

120546. One of the things about acting is it allows you to live other people’s lives without having to pay the price. – Robert De Niro

120547. There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work. – Robert De Niro

120548. When you make a drama, you spend all day beating a guy to death with a hammer, or what have you. Or, you have to take a bite out of somebody’s face. On the other hand, with a comedy, you yell at Billy Crystal for an hour, and you go home. – Robert De Niro

120549. You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut. – Robert De Niro

120550. You’ll have time to rest when you’re dead. – Robert De Niro

120551. The talent is in the choices. – Robert De Niro

120552. I personally think that we can win the World Cup. We are improving with every game. With such a young average age in the squad we can only carry on improving. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120553. Of course I have the odd bad game like other players. But I can’t accept that. Especially when things don’t go right for United. It all means so much to me to be succesful here. It drives me crazy at times. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120554. People say it is part of the game. You win some, you lose some. But not for me. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120555. The country life near Manchester I really love. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120556. The real big stars only keep this up for about seven years. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120557. We have to be thankful to the Czechs that they did their duty. The Czech Republic won, I can’t believe it. It was a huge party with all the people here. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120558. When it comes to losing with United, I feel solely responsible for it. I can’t help it. My brain will work like mad after a defeat. I want to know where I have made the wrong decisions, how I could have changed things for this fantastic club. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120559. When we got knocked out against Porto in the Champions League, I only slept two hours that night. I was not a nice person to be with after that match. I was struggling to get the result out of my system. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120560. Most of the pressure comes from myself, not from others. I don’t need a manager or a pundit to put pressure on me. I do all that myself before others do it. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120561. I feel very strong as an individual, but as a famous footballer I know I am prone to certain things. All the media have a continuous interest for me. It varies from once a year to every day interest. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120562. Losing is not in my vocabulary. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120563. My back to the goal, physically fighting off defenders, trying to bang my goals in, every week I have to do the business for this club. That’s the life of a striker. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120564. In that match for Holland I asked for a big responsibility, I got it and I dealt with it. I played well, I scored goals and the team qualified for the Euro 2004 finals. It was a big night and an important moment for Holland. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120565. I think we have really integrated well around Manchester. This is the place where we feel at home. We like it here, we love the English way of life and we prefer it much, much more than the south of Europe. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120566. In Spain and Italy I would not have a life among the fans. Everyone wants to touch you, own you and approach you. I try to be as kind as possible to all my fans, but in those countries I could not do it. There they ask too much from you. – Ruud van nistelrooy

120567. I really want be of great value for the team. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120568. If you start to find that kind of luxury as a normal thing, you don’t belong in the real world. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120569. If I don’t get the service or if I don’t the ball in the box, where I want it, I start drifting into midfield. I go and look for the ball. I try to be important for the team in other areas. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120570. I let people say and write what they want. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120571. As a private person I think I am now totally different from Ruud van Nistelrooy the footballer. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120572. Because of that I don’t care when I read in the newspaper that I am colourblind. I went through a red light in my car and I stopped when I before a green light. So I must be really colourblind, eh? – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120573. Because people have read those things in the newspapers, they think it is true. Ten years ago all these things I have just mentioned would have upset me. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120574. But really, I can only be dangerous for the team in one place, and that is in the box. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120575. Certain things do not effect me anymore, which is not always good. There is always commotion, but I notice that hardly anything affects me or puts me out of balance. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120576. Every day I work my guts out in training, every match I play my heart out. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120577. Italy and Spain really are not my countries. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

120578. I’m not a madman. – Ray Nitschke

120579. It was another day to go to work, and try to play and play well. – Ray Nitschke

120580. It was the character of the Packers, man. We played for sixty minutes. We let it all hang out. There was no tomorrow for us. We got the adrenaline flowing, and we just let it go, man. – Ray Nitschke

120581. Lambeau was always special, and so was Milwaukee. – Ray Nitschke

120582. Packer fans are nuts, man. – Ray Nitschke

120583. That’s what you work all season for, to get into the playoff games, and you don’t want to blow it. – Ray Nitschke

120584. I lust love to play football. – Ray Nitschke

120585. I think it was the preparation and every thing Lombardi represented, you know, about hard work and that every game was important. So when you get to the real important games, you were ready to go. – Ray Nitschke

120586. I think the Lombardi teams enjoyed and wanted to get into the big games. – Ray Nitschke

120587. One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve. – Paul Nitze

120588. We slow the progress of science today for all sorts of ethical reasons. Biomedicine could advance much faster if we abolished our rules on human experimentation in clinical trials, as Nazi researchers did. – Paul Nitze

120589. I see my purpose in life as making the world a happier place to be in . – David Niven

120590. I have a face that is a cross between two pounds of halibut and an explosion in an old clothes closet. – David Niven

120591. I make two movies a year to take care of the butcher and the baker and the school fees. Then I try to write, but it’s not that easy. Acting is what’s easy. – David Niven

120592. I wonder why it is, that young men are always cautioned against bad girls. Anyone can handle a bad girl. It’s the good girls men should be warned against. – David Niven

120593. Going to war was the only unselfish thing I have ever done for humanity. – David Niven

120594. Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going, don’t take anything too seriously, it’ll all work out in the end. – David Niven

120595. Old age has got to start creeping up on me one day soon, and frankly I’m very scared. I don’t want to be old. I’ve always felt so young. And I want to stay that way. – David Niven

120596. The only laugh that man will ever get in his life is by stripping and showing off his shortcomings. – David Niven

120597. You can count on Errol Flynn, he’ll always let you down. – David Niven

120598. Malta is a sod of a place. – David Niven

120599. SF isn’t a genre; SF is the matrix in which genres are embedded, and because the SF field is never going in any one direction at any one time, there is hardly a way to cut it off. – Larry Niven

120600. I’d visit the near future, close enough that someone might want to talk to Larry Niven and can figure out the language; distant enough to get me decent medical techniques and a ticket to the Moon. – Larry Niven

120601. We’re looking as far ahead as we can, and we don’t get penalized for mistakes. – Larry Niven

120602. I’m not predicting; I just love playing with superconductors. – Larry Niven

120603. I’ve got five or six unpublished stories kicking around looking for somebody to buy them. – Larry Niven

120604. I’ve spent a lot of my life among people brighter than myself. – Larry Niven

120605. In general, I don’t know when inspiration will pop up. – Larry Niven

120606. Treat your life like something to be sculpted. – Larry Niven

120607. We should not have assumed that a political space station could be built. – Larry Niven

120608. We need to take command of the solar system to gain that wealth, and to escape the sea of paper our government is becoming, and for some decent chance of stopping a Dinosaur Killer asteroid. – Larry Niven

120609. I’d repair our education system or replace it with something that works. – Larry Niven

120610. My problem with new writers is that it takes me five or six years to memorise the right names. – Larry Niven

120611. In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist society will starve when it runs out of capitalists. – Larry Niven

120612. As for AIDS, it’s a plague. We are human, we get plagues. They come along every so often, kill off two thirds of the population; in the next generation it’s a quarter; after that it’s a childhood disease. – Larry Niven

120613. The human species really could have faced global thermonuclear war. During seventy years of Cold War we grew used to it. – Larry Niven

120614. I never got good at predicting what millions of people will suddenly decide is rational. – Larry Niven

120615. Anything beats an expensive stack of paper. – Larry Niven

120616. Bruce Sterling is one terrific writer and he’s relatively new, but I don’t know how long he’s been doing it; he probably doesn’t need the publicity anymore! – Larry Niven

120617. Building one space station for everyone was and is insane: we should have built a dozen. – Larry Niven

120618. But… watching Steven Barnes taught me to treat my life like an art form. – Larry Niven

120619. Everything starts as somebody’s daydream. – Larry Niven

120620. I do not believe they’ve run out of surprises. – Larry Niven

120621. I do suspect that privacy was a passing fad. – Larry Niven

120622. I don’t have a strong interest in history. – Larry Niven

120623. I love superconductors. – Larry Niven

120624. And every friend I’ve got has been writing Mars stories. It was pretty clear I’d never catch up. – Larry Niven

120625. A couple of hanging glands have nothing to do with making someone a man. – Cynthia Nixon

120626. I don’t have Steve. There is no having the Steve. – Cynthia Nixon

120627. I think women still want to be married. But I don’t think they’ll do anything to get married anymore. – Cynthia Nixon

120628. My private life is private. But at the same time, I have nothing to hide. So what I will say is that I am very happy. – Cynthia Nixon

120629. Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic. – Cynthia Nixon

120630. That’s one of the problems with making music your business, it becomes a business. You’re no longer just this kid who is a fan and going to see every show. I’ve been in a bar every night for the last 15 years. Going to see bands for me is work. – Mojo Nixon

120631. I can’t understand people calling themselves religious and being hateful. If a preacher is preaching hate, to fear God that’s not religion, that’s not helping humanity, that’s organizing an army to defeat somebody. – Mojo Nixon

120632. I’ll have to have a room of my own. Nobody could sleep with Dick. He wakes up during the night, switches on the lights, speaks into his tape recorder. – Pat Nixon

120633. I have sacrificed everything in my life that I consider precious to advance the political career of my husband. – Pat Nixon

120634. Being first lady is the hardest unpaid job in the world. – Pat Nixon

120635. By the time you get dressed, drive out there, play 18 holes and come home, you’ve blown seven hours. There are better things you can do with your time. – Richard M. Nixon

120636. I can take it. The tougher it gets, the cooler I get. – Richard M. Nixon

120637. I can see clearly now… that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate. – Richard M. Nixon

120638. I brought myself down. I impeached myself by resigning. – Richard M. Nixon

120639. I believe in the battle-whether it’s the battle of a campaign or the battle of this office, which is a continuing battle. – Richard M. Nixon

120640. I am not a crook. – Richard M. Nixon

120641. Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion. – Richard M. Nixon

120642. Don’t get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects. – Richard M. Nixon

120643. Defeat doesn’t finish a man, quit does. A man is not finished when he’s defeated. He’s finished when he quits. – Richard M. Nixon

120644. Castro couldn’t even go to the bathroom unless the Soviet Union put the nickel in the toilet. – Richard M. Nixon

120645. As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to the American people: Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible. – Richard M. Nixon

120646. Any lady who is first lady likes being first lady. I don’t care what they say, they like it. – Richard M. Nixon

120647. Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist. – Richard M. Nixon

120648. Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that. – Richard M. Nixon

120649. Always remember that others may hate you but those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself. – Richard M. Nixon

120650. A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue. – Richard M. Nixon

120651. A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits. – Richard M. Nixon

120652. I don’t know anything that builds the will to win better than competitive sports. – Richard M. Nixon

120653. The mark of a true politician is that he is never at a loss for words because he is always half-expecting to be asked to make a speech. – Richard M. Nixon

120654. Certainly in the next 50 years we shall see a woman president, perhaps sooner than you think. A woman can and should be able to do any political job that a man can do. – Richard M. Nixon

120655. The American people are entitled to see the president and to hear his views directly, and not to see him only through the press. – Richard M. Nixon

120656. The press is the enemy. – Richard M. Nixon

120657. The presidency has many problems, but boredom is the least of them. – Richard M. Nixon

120658. The more you stay in this kind of job, the more you realize that a public figure, a major public figure, is a lonely man. – Richard M. Nixon

120659. The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady. – Richard M. Nixon

120660. The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker. – Richard M. Nixon

120661. The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness. – Richard M. Nixon

120662. Politics would be a helluva good business if it weren’t for the goddamned people. – Richard M. Nixon

120663. The Cold War isn’t thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn’t sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting. – Richard M. Nixon

120664. Those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself. – Richard M. Nixon

120665. Tell them to send everything that can fly. – Richard M. Nixon

120666. Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too. – Richard M. Nixon

120667. Solutions are not the answer. – Richard M. Nixon

120668. Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency. – Richard M. Nixon

120669. Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself. – Richard M. Nixon

120670. President Johnson and I have a lot in common. We were both born in small towns and we’re both fortunate in the fact that we think we married above ourselves. – Richard M. Nixon

120671. The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire. – Richard M. Nixon

120672. Well, I screwed it up real good, didn’t I? – Richard M. Nixon

120673. I don’t think that a leader can control, to any great extent, his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if the forces of history are running in another direction. – Richard M. Nixon

120674. You’ve got to learn to survive a defeat. That’s when you develop character. – Richard M. Nixon

120675. You won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore, because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference. – Richard M. Nixon

120676. You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I’m innocent. You’ve got to believe I’m innocent. If you don’t, take my job. – Richard M. Nixon

120677. You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates. – Richard M. Nixon

120678. When the President does it, that means that it’s not illegal. – Richard M. Nixon

120679. There are some people, you know, they think the way to be a big man is to shout and stomp and raise hell-and then nothing ever really happens. I’m not like that I never shoot blanks. – Richard M. Nixon

120680. What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance. – Richard M. Nixon

120681. There will be no whitewash in the White House. – Richard M. Nixon

120682. We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another. – Richard M. Nixon

120683. We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy. – Richard M. Nixon

120684. Watergate had become the center of the media’s universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it. – Richard M. Nixon

120685. Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs. – Richard M. Nixon

120686. Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government. – Richard M. Nixon

120687. Tonight – to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans – I ask for your support. – Richard M. Nixon

120688. Voters quickly forget what a man says. – Richard M. Nixon

120689. When I retire I’m going to spend my evenings by the fireplace going through those boxes. There are things in there that ought to be burned. – Richard M. Nixon

120690. I’m glad I’m not Brezhnev. Being the Russian leader in the Kremlin. You never know if someone’s tape recording what you say. – Richard M. Nixon

120691. If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together. – Richard M. Nixon

120692. If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories. – Richard M. Nixon

120693. We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another – until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices. – Richard M. Nixon

120694. I gave ’em a sword. And they stuck it in, and they twisted it with relish. And I guess if I had been in their position, I’d have done the same thing. – Richard M. Nixon

120695. If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect. – Richard M. Nixon

120696. If an individual wants to be a leader and isn’t controversial, that means he never stood for anything. – Richard M. Nixon

120697. In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars. – Richard M. Nixon

120698. I’ve analyzed the best I can… and I have not found an impeachable offense, and therefore resignation is not an acceptable course. – Richard M. Nixon

120699. If you think the United States has stood still, who built the largest shopping center in the world? – Richard M. Nixon

120700. I wish I could give you a lot of advice, based on my experience of winning political debates. But I don’t have that experience. My only experience is at losing them. – Richard M. Nixon

120701. I reject the cynical view that politics is a dirty business. – Richard M. Nixon

120702. I played by the rules of politics as I found them. – Richard M. Nixon

120703. I let the American people down. – Richard M. Nixon

120704. I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow. – Richard M. Nixon

120705. I have impeached myself by resigning. – Richard M. Nixon

120706. People react to fear, not love; they don’t teach that in Sunday School, but it’s true. – Richard M. Nixon

120707. I’ve never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn’t have any newspapers or magazines to read. – Richard M. Nixon

120708. My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise. – Richard M. Nixon

120709. People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook. I earned everything I’ve got. – Richard M. Nixon

120710. Our chief justices have probably had more profound and lasting influence on their times and on the direction of the nation than most presidents. – Richard M. Nixon

120711. Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain. – Richard M. Nixon

120712. Once you get into this great stream of history, you can’t get out. – Richard M. Nixon

120713. No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. – Richard M. Nixon

120714. If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. – Richard M. Nixon

120715. Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. – Richard M. Nixon

120716. In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose. – Richard M. Nixon

120717. My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don’t think Kennedy should have done it. I don’t think Johnson should have done it, and I don’t think we should have done it. – Richard M. Nixon

120718. My concern today is not with the length of a person’s hair but with his conduct. – Richard M. Nixon

120719. Life isn’t meant to be easy. It’s hard to take being on the top – or on the bottom. I guess I’m something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history, I think, to survive some of these things… Life is one crisis after another. – Richard M. Nixon

120720. Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation. – Richard M. Nixon

120721. Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth. – Richard M. Nixon

120722. It’s a piece of cake until you get to the top. You find you can’t stop playing the game the way you’ve always played it. – Richard M. Nixon

120723. It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody. – Richard M. Nixon

120724. It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling to free myself from the morass. If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of being out of touch with reality. – Richard M. Nixon

120725. Never say no when a client asks for something, even if it is the moon. You can always try, and anyhow there is plenty of time afterwards to explain that it was not possible. – Richard M. Nixon

120726. You can’t underestimate the power of fear. – Tricia Nixon

120727. Yes, there’s such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o’clock in the morning. You’ll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o’clock in the morning. – Louis Nizer

120728. Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please. – Louis Nizer

120729. Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man. – Louis Nizer

120730. When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself. – Louis Nizer

120731. We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings. – Louis Nizer

120732. A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist. – Louis Nizer

120733. A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults. – Louis Nizer

120734. A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art. – Louis Nizer

120735. I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds. – Louis Nizer

120736. To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult. – Louis Nizer

120737. All I’m trying to do is not join my ancestral spirits just yet. – Joshua Nkomo

120738. Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift. Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them. – Kwame Nkrumah

120739. We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility. – Kwame Nkrumah

120740. We face neither East nor West: we face forward. – Kwame Nkrumah

120741. Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought. – Kwame Nkrumah

120742. A State in the grip of neo-colonialism is not master of its own destiny. It is this factor which makes neo-colonialism such a serious threat to world peace. – Kwame Nkrumah

120743. The best way of learning to be an independent sovereign state is to be an independent sovereign state. – Kwame Nkrumah

120744. Your child is happy. What else could you want? – Yannick Noah

120745. To take part in this brothel through the payment of my taxes, that had become to me unbearable. – Yannick Noah

120746. You arrive at a village, and in this calm environment, one starts to hear echo. – Yannick Noah

120747. When one sings, one does not speak about the problems of the every day. One speaks about the things which inspire us, which helped us. – Yannick Noah

120748. We have a saying in France. A dog doesn’t make a cat. – Yannick Noah

120749. People judged my work without to have listened to it. – Yannick Noah

120750. The important thing is staying together if you want to do something special. – Yannick Noah

120751. I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well. – Yannick Noah

120752. I did not support any more New York. I lived 10 years there, and after September 11, I felt very European. I did not share the opinion of people in the street, who were deeply influenced by what they heard in the media. – Yannick Noah

120753. In the villages in Europe, there are still healers who tell stories. – Yannick Noah

120754. I felt the weight of the past at the beginning of my career of singer. – Yannick Noah

120755. It made me hungry. I feel like I’m in a program that really helped me individually as a player. I feel like I’m with a group of guys that are like my best friends. – Yannick Noah

120756. Downtown, one has less time. But there are in Europe much people who have the faith, in South America, too. – Yannick Noah

120757. Cracked was a very short warrior, whereas Marley was a pacifist warrior. – Yannick Noah

120758. Being in the stands is very difficult. I was never playing but I am nervous watching, waiting. – Yannick Noah

120759. At one time, I was persuaded to want to make music, and people answered me that that was not possible. – Yannick Noah

120760. Arthur Ashe had been the first black athlete to play Johannesburg at the time of apartheid. – Yannick Noah

120761. In black Africa, one does not strike, one does not express, one walks right. – Yannick Noah

120762. I always traveled. I left Cameroon when I was 11 years old. I lived in the USA, in Switzerland. – Yannick Noah

120763. If God exists, I’d be the first to be told. – Anna de Noailles

120764. Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age. – Alfred Nobel

120765. I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results. – Alfred Nobel

120766. It is my express wish that in awarding the prizes no consideration be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive the prize, whether he be Scandinavian or not. – Alfred Nobel

120767. If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied. – Alfred Nobel

120768. Hope is nature’s veil for hiding truth’s nakedness. – Alfred Nobel

120769. Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life. – Alex Noble

120770. Success is not a place at which one arrives but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey. – Alex Noble

120771. Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else? – Alex Noble

120772. Oh, the miraculous energy that flows between two people who care enough to get beyond surfaces and games, who are willing to take the risks of being totally open, of listening, of responding with the whole heart. How much we can do for each other. – Alex Noble

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120773. If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day. – Alex Noble

120774. Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does; or that his soul might die without his knowing it? – Albert J. Nock

120775. Life has obliged him to remember so much useful knowledge that he has lost not only his history, but his whole original cargo of useless knowledge; history, languages, literatures, the higher mathematics, or what you will – are all gone. – Albert J. Nock

120776. Someone asked me years ago if it were true that I disliked Jews, and I replied that it was certainly true, not at all because they are Jews but because they are folks, and I don’t like folks. – Albert J. Nock

120777. Perhaps the prevalence of pedantry may be largely accounted for by the common error of thinking that, because useful knowledge should be remembered, any kind of knowledge that is at all worth learning should be remembered too. – Albert J. Nock

120778. The mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests. – Albert J. Nock

120779. Perhaps one reason for the falling-off of belief in a continuance of conscious existence is to be found in the quality of life that most of us lead. There is not much in it with which, in any kind of reason, one can associate the idea of immortality. – Albert J. Nock

120780. Organized Christianity has always represented immortality as a sort of common heritage; but I never could see why spiritual life should not be conditioned on the same terms as all life, i. e., correspondence with environment. – Albert J. Nock

120781. The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge, and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal; society can not exist unless it goes on. – Albert J. Nock

120782. It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own. – Albert J. Nock

120783. I am said to be difficult of acquaintance, unwilling to meet any one half way, and showing a social manner which is easy, not diffident, but formal and unresponsive, tending constantly to hold people off. – Albert J. Nock

120784. Diligent as one must be in learning, one must be as diligent in forgetting; otherwise the process is one of pedantry, not culture. – Albert J. Nock

120785. Concerning culture as a process, one would say that it means learning a great many things and then forgetting them; and the forgetting is as necessary as the learning. – Albert J. Nock

120786. As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything. – Albert J. Nock

120787. As far as I know, I have no pride of opinion. – Albert J. Nock

120788. Learning has always been made much of, but forgetting has always been deprecated; therefore pedantry has pretty well established itself throughout the modern world at the expense of culture. – Albert J. Nock

120789. Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten. – Albert J. Nock

120790. Like Prince von Bismarck in diplomacy, I have no secrets. – Albert J. Nock

120791. The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century. – Albert J. Nock

120792. The university’s business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on. – Albert J. Nock

120793. The positive testimony of history is that the State invariably had its origin in conquest and confiscation. No primitive State known to history originated in any other manner. – Albert J. Nock

120794. Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion. – Albert J. Nock

120795. The question of who is right and who is wrong has seemed to me always too small to be worth a moment’s thought, while the question of what is right and what is wrong has seemed all-important. – Albert J. Nock

120796. I’d rather have a real South Dakotan who has lived in this state and made her living here instead of someone with a fancy East Coast law degree any day. – Kristi Noem

120797. We have to get government out of the job of picking winners and losers. That’s what they’ve been doing the last year and a half, getting in the way of businesses that are trying to reinvest to get our economy back on its feet. – Kristi Noem

120798. We’ve got very large freshman class, it’s historic in its size, so there’s people that are extremely diverse in their backgrounds and their viewpoints. I think that we’re going to see a conservative group of people coming together, focused on some real ideals that are going to be extremely important. – Kristi Noem

120799. We didn’t come here to become Washington, we came here to change Washington. – Kristi Noem

120800. Now make no mistake, I think we need a strong dose of fiscal conservatism in Washington, D.C. – Kristi Noem

120801. I think labels have been used alot during this election process to divide people, and at this point in time we really need people to come together, and be their own person, come with their own suggestions, and really solve the problems that we have facing this country. – Kristi Noem

120802. I think everyday people on the street who have never been affiliated with the tea party movement are alarmed with the spending and the debt that we have. – Kristi Noem

120803. I am honored that my freshman class colleagues have put their trust in me to represent our historic class at the leadership table. The incoming freshman class of Representatives is large and diverse but we share many common goals including cutting wasteful spending, getting our economy back on track and making government smarter and more efficient. – Kristi Noem

120804. A lot of people have tried to put labels on me, but right now I’m focused on being Kristi Noem and getting my message out to South Dakotans. – Kristi Noem

120805. Every one says: ‘Listen, I’d love to reinvest. I’d love to hire people. But I have no idea what this healthcare bill is going to do to my bottom line. I have no idea what this financial reform bill is going to do… I’m not going to step out a limb and do any of those until I know what this government is going to do to me.’ – Kristi Noem

120806. I think the American people have become more reliant upon government and less reliant upon themselves and that they now tend to put security ahead of freedom, but I think freedom is the most important aspect of our lives. – Lyn Nofziger

120807. A better educated electorate might change the reason many persons vote. – Lyn Nofziger

120808. That guns do more than protect us from criminals; more importantly, they protect us from the ongoing threat of government. – Lyn Nofziger

120809. Freedom is our most precious commodity and if we are not eternally vigilant, government will take it all away. Individual freedom demands individual responsibility. – Lyn Nofziger

120810. These things I believe: that government should butt out. – Lyn Nofziger

120811. The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. – Lyn Nofziger

120812. The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country. – Lyn Nofziger

120813. The best thing going for us is Al Gore. I cannot conceive how the American people could elect him. On the other hand, I couldn’t conceive how they could elect a Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton – especially Clinton in ’96. – Lyn Nofziger

120814. That government is not a necessary good but an unavoidable evil. – Lyn Nofziger

120815. That foreign trade should be fair rather than free. – Lyn Nofziger

120816. Several things about Reagan are unusual in a public man. He was not a typical politician at all, but a private man in public life. – Lyn Nofziger

120817. He and Reagan were not at all alike, because Reagan is an optimist and Dick Nixon wasn’t. Yet in some ways they were alike. Neither really liked to talk on the telephone, for instance. And, in a lot of respects, both of them were very much loners. – Lyn Nofziger

120818. Most politicians – those people who live, eat and breathe politics – like to sit around and talk about politics and tell political war stories. Reagan didn’t do that. His war stories were movie war stories and Hollywood war stories. He loved that. – Lyn Nofziger

120819. I’m not a social friend of the Reagans. That’s by their choice and by mine. They don’t drink enough. – Lyn Nofziger

120820. Government should work to insure the rights of the individual, not plot to take them away. – Lyn Nofziger

120821. I don’t like government, it’s just that simple. – Lyn Nofziger

120822. The executive branch has grown too strong, the judicial branch too arrogant and the legislative branch too stupid. – Lyn Nofziger

120823. I sometimes lie awake at night trying to think of something funny that Richard Nixon said. – Lyn Nofziger

120824. I cannot show remorse because I do not believe I am guilty. – Lyn Nofziger

120825. One of the things that bothers me most is the growing belief in the country that security is more important than freedom. It ain’t. – Lyn Nofziger

120826. Appreciate the moment. – Isamu Noguchi

120827. The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it. – Christopher Nolan

120828. As soon as television became the only secondary way in which films were watched, films had to adhere to a pretty linear system, whereby you can drift off for ten minutes and go and answer the phone and not really lose your place. – Christopher Nolan

120829. I think of painting without subject matter as music without words. – Kenneth Noland

120830. I’ve also been willing to share any help that I could give to any other artist. – Kenneth Noland

120831. With artists of my own generation there was at first no group identity – and never a clique. – Kenneth Noland

120832. Usually I throw away what I don’t get right the first time. – Kenneth Noland

120833. The scene then as now was centered in New York. For the most part, I’ve kept a bit apart from that attractive and seductive city. I’ve done it by living in the country within commuting distance. – Kenneth Noland

120834. In the ’50s Morris Louis and I were not known, David Smith and Helen Frankenthaler were not much known. – Kenneth Noland

120835. As time goes on, I realize more and more that, beginning in the early 30’s, David Smith began setting the precedent for what was to come later for many of us. – Kenneth Noland

120836. For me context is the key – from that comes the understanding of everything. – Kenneth Noland

120837. Context begins with other artists – seniors and mentors. – Kenneth Noland

120838. Clem had made it known that Pollock was a great painter. – Kenneth Noland

120839. Because of this the representation I’m interested in is of those things only the eye can touch. – Kenneth Noland

120840. Pollock was well known, certainly, but for all the wrong reasons. He was known as much for being wild and unconventional in his working methods as for being a great artist. – Kenneth Noland

120841. I met David Smith through my former wife, Cornelia, who’d studied with him. – Kenneth Noland

120842. Art is exalted above religion and race. Not a single solitary soul these days believes in the religions of the Assyrians, the Egyptians and the Greeks… Only their art, whenever it was beautiful, stands proud and exalted, rising above all time. – Emil Nolde

120843. Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties. – Emil Nolde

120844. The art of an artist must be his own art. It is… always a continuous chain of little inventions, little technical discoveries of one’s own, in one’s relation to the tool, the material and the colors. – Emil Nolde

120845. The artist need not know very much; best of all let him work instinctively and paint as naturally as he breathes or walks. – Emil Nolde

120846. What an artist learns matters little. What he himself discovers has a real worth for him, and gives him the necessary incitement to work. – Emil Nolde

120847. I think Baywatch is such a hit here because of the weather. – Gena Lee Nolin

120848. Before you can win a game, you have to not lose it. – Chuck Noll

120849. The thrill isn’t in the winning, it’s in the doing. – Chuck Noll

120850. A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning. – Chuck Noll

120851. The key to a winning season is focusing on one opponent at a time. Winning one week at a time. Never look back and never look ahead. – Chuck Noll

120852. It’s not pleasant when you lose your whole football team. – Chuck Noll

120853. Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a newborn child? – Dorothy L. Nolte

120854. Now, there is always a tremendous fear of science and progressing forward into areas of the unknown and it is a valid fear. Some of the genetic alterations of food are a little edgy. – Nick Nolte

120855. You have to struggle a bit, hustle a little, and be willing to go bankrupt. Once you’re willing to do that, everything opens up and you get the freedom. My joke is that next year, I’ll make the first film that costs zero dollars. – Nick Nolte

120856. We truly have an ancient part of the brain that was about survival when we were prey but we seem to have gone past prey. We eat everything and nothing eats us. – Nick Nolte

120857. If you’re older you want to tell stories about the pool of human life and living and to communicate, not only to your age group but to do an age group that can begin to understand, that has enough experience of life far beyond the taste of life. – Nick Nolte

120858. If you feel you have a film that’s valid, you stick your ass on the line. – Nick Nolte

120859. I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It’s always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here’s a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it. – Nick Nolte

120860. When you are making the one you are doing, you think it is the greatest film going. And then you do another one and it is a great film. – Nick Nolte

120861. People in the U.S. like good baseball, whether you’re on the home team or not. – Hideo Nomo

120862. Don’t fall in love with politicians, they’re all a disappointment. They can’t help it, they just are. – Peggy Noonan

120863. If you commit a big crime then you are crazy, and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be. Therefore you are not responsible, and nothing is your fault. – Peggy Noonan

120864. I think miracles exist in part as gifts and in part as clues that there is something beyond the flat world we see. – Peggy Noonan

120865. I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps. – Peggy Noonan

120866. Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen. – Peggy Noonan

120867. A great speech is literature. – Peggy Noonan

120868. Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It’s how true friends talk. – Peggy Noonan

120869. Abortion is either OK or it’s not. – Peggy Noonan

120870. Let’s cause some senators distress. – Peggy Noonan

120871. My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage. – Peggy Noonan

120872. Part of courage is simple consistency. – Peggy Noonan

120873. Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything. – Peggy Noonan

120874. Speeches are not magic and there is no great speech without great policy. – Peggy Noonan

120875. The 2008 election settled nothing, not even for a while. Our national politics are reflecting what appears to be going on geologically, on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth: the tectonic plates are moving. – Peggy Noonan

120876. The battle for the mind of Ronald Reagan was like the trench warfare of World War I: never have so many fought so hard for such barren terrain. – Peggy Noonan

120877. TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to a million images in a million brains. – Peggy Noonan

120878. You don’t have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in: That world is gone. – Peggy Noonan

120879. If you join government, calmly make your contribution and move on. Don’t go along to get along; do your best and when you have to – and you will – leave, and be something else. – Peggy Noonan

120880. I’m spoiled – in all ways. I’ve been in a rock ‘n’ roll band since I was 13, and we had incredible success. When it ended, it had been so good that I just looked at it as time to try something different. – Peter Noone

120881. There’s an element of tongue-in-cheek in every one of our songs. Walking off into the sunset, holding hands, and being married forever was not exactly a brand new idea. – Peter Noone

120882. I only went a year to high school. I should have been in high school, but I was in a band, and when you’re successful doing that – well, you aren’t too likely to go back. – Peter Noone

120883. Everybody gets to a stage when it’s time to move on. I was bored, and the band wasn’t going anywhere, so I left. I did a couple of shows on Broadway and some other things. I was busy. I just wasn’t making records. – Peter Noone

120884. What’s really fun is seeing mothers bringing their daughters to the shows. And the best part is the mothers know they don’t have to worry about sexual innuendo in the songs. The shows are family shows. – Peter Noone

120885. Sometime I wish the aliens would abduct me and crown me as their leader. – George Noory

120886. Well, with prophecy you got to see what happens. – George Noory

120887. What I do is create an aura of mystery. – George Noory

120888. You do something annual every year, don’t you? – George Noory

120889. Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles… respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law… or, in a word justice. – Max Nordau

120890. If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly. – Max Nordau

120891. It is well to be alone. It fertilizes the creative impulse. – Max Nordau

120892. The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden of some idea or feeling off his mind. – Max Nordau

120893. There’s an unseen force which lets birds know when you’ve just washed your car. – Denis Norden

120894. Everyone who appears in a scene gets paid. – Denis Norden

120895. I defy anyone to get a decision that quickly these days. – Denis Norden

120896. I used to like writing for comedians – I enjoyed the challenge of making other people funny. – Denis Norden

120897. If the laughter of the audience was malicious we wouldn’t show it. – Denis Norden

120898. It’s like your children talking about holidays, you find they have a quite different memory of it from you. Perhaps everything is not how it is, but how it’s remembered. – Denis Norden

120899. The comedians all finished their acts with a song. They would get a certain amount of money from the song publishers and would use that money to pay the writers. None of them paid very much for their comedy material, but it all added up. – Denis Norden

120900. Then after that came word processors and it’s hard to make those laugh. – Denis Norden

120901. And if you can offer an explanation as to why it doesn’t work then you’ve got to the whole root of comedy. – Denis Norden

120902. Frank liked administrative work and was good at it. – Denis Norden

120903. And when you’re on your own there is that terrifying possibility that you may be the only person on the planet who thinks it’s funny – and you have no way of finding out. – Denis Norden

120904. If I know I make this much trouble, I never climb Everest. – Tenzing Norgay

120905. If it is a shame to be the second man on Mount Everest, then I will have to live with this shame. – Tenzing Norgay

120906. Am I an Apple bigot? No. I can critique their products and their customer service philosophy. But overall, they do better than any other player. – Donald Norman

120907. Readers always seem to think that the author has some control over the design of their books. – Donald Norman

120908. Scientists are always skeptics. – Donald Norman

120909. Market segmentation s a natural result of the vast differences among people. – Donald Norman

120910. Knowing how people will use something is essential. – Donald Norman

120911. It is relatively easy to design for the perfect cases, when everything goes right, or when all the information required is available in proper format. – Donald Norman

120912. Also note that invariably when we design something that can be used by those with disabilities, we often make it better for everyone. – Donald Norman

120913. Isn’t one of your first exercises in learning how to communicate to write a description of how to tie your shoelaces? The point being that it’s basically impossible to use text to show that. – Donald Norman

120914. I prefer design by experts – by people who know what they are doing. – Donald Norman

120915. AS for all those mistakes I make – they are on purpose – to teach you how to deal with them. – Donald Norman

120916. Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability – they should go hand in hand. – Donald Norman

120917. Everyday people are not very good designers. – Donald Norman

120918. Our information lives will be better served when we are free to get to our information from wherever we are, with any device available. – Donald Norman

120919. I believe that robots should only have faces if they truly need them. – Donald Norman

120920. I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise among the conflicting requirements of simplicity, elegance, size, battery life, and function. – Donald Norman

120921. And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree. – Donald Norman

120922. A big ethical question is what happens after people stop using the device. Does it degrade the environment? Could it have been designed so it would actually be good for the environment? – Donald Norman

120923. I think there is a tendency in science to measure what is measurable and to decide that what you cannot measure must be uninteresting. – Donald Norman

120924. I’ve been looking at the iPod- the Apple iPod. One of the interesting things about the iPod, one of the things that people love most about it is not the technology; it’s the box it comes in. – Donald Norman

120925. If you think the products don’t match what you want from a product, don’t buy it. – Donald Norman

120926. In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone. – Donald Norman

120927. User-centered design means working with your users all throughout the project. – Donald Norman

120928. To me, error analysis is the sweet spot for improvement. – Donald Norman

120929. We expert teachers know that motivation and emotional impact are what matter. – Donald Norman

120930. So what does a good teacher do? Create tension – but just the right amount. – Donald Norman

120931. Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy – entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done. – Donald Norman

120932. The problem with emotion was that it was clearly something important, but-at least according to the old philosophy-it was something to overcome. – Donald Norman

120933. You won’t catch me giving clear lectures. – Donald Norman

120934. Many are called but few are chosen. There are sayings of Christ which suggest that the Church he came to establish will always be a minority affair. – Edward Norman

120935. Well, I think any national championship is an extremely important championship to play in. – Greg Norman

120936. People in this room must have back problems, I’m sure some of us do, and it is really, really one of the worst pains and debilitating parts of your body that you can actually have because you really can’t do anything in your life when you have it. – Greg Norman

120937. So my game is solid. So that obviously makes me feel confident, that like anybody else in this field, you name them, I feel like I’ve got the ability to win the golf tournament just as much as they have, and that’s the way I’m going to take it. – Greg Norman

120938. That’s why we have practice rounds. We make the adjustments as we go around, try and find out how to play the golf course the best we can. No big deal, it’s nothing to me, it’s the same for me as it is to everybody and we’re all trying to understand it. – Greg Norman

120939. The game of golf doesn’t come rushing back to you. Last week I made a couple of fundamental mistakes that I probably wouldn’t have made in the heat of the battle back when I was in my heyday, and those things have got to come back. – Greg Norman

120940. To me I’ve just really, really found a relaxed, peaceful side of my life and I’m enjoying it. – Greg Norman

120941. My doctor asked me how many golf balls I had hit in my career. I’m lying there in bed calculating somewhere between four and five million golf balls I had hit to do that on my body. – Greg Norman

120942. What’s a good tournament for him? Winning it. He’s good enough. – Greg Norman

120943. When I turned 50, I said to myself, well, if this is what it’s like turning 50, I can’t wait to turn 60 because I still felt very, very mentally and physically good, outside my back surgery. – Greg Norman

120944. When you see that many people with a smile on their face, then you must be doing something right. – Greg Norman

120945. The players have competed on the level the last 25 or 30 years are always going to be the players that compete at a high level. These guys practice hard, they work on their game, they still hit the ball extremely well. – Greg Norman

120946. Obviously it’s my second senior event, and I’m tired obviously coming back from the British Open, from surgery, which was priority No. 1, did that successfully, and each week since the British Open I’ve felt in pretty good control of my golf game. – Greg Norman

120947. I’ve really got no complaints about the way I played, just extremely frustrating with the putter and I’m sure there’s a lot of other players saying the same thing except the guy who’s going to win the golf tournament. – Greg Norman

120948. I’m not interested at all in playing more than 12, 15 tournaments a year on an annual basis because like all the old guys out here on this Tour, we’ve played golf for nearly 30 years of our lives. – Greg Norman

120949. I wouldn’t call it bitter. I think it’s just sweet. I’ve always believed my life seems like it’s gotten better and better as each decade has gone by. So I don’t see any I don’t see any bitterness about it. – Greg Norman

120950. I think it’s great the opportunity is given to all of us really to come out and play major championships after the real major championships have gone beyond us. – Greg Norman

120951. I owe a lot to my parents, especially by mother and my father. – Greg Norman

120952. I mean, I can actually say goodbye to the game of golf, never hit another golf shot the rest of my life and I’d be happy because I can get back in life without any rotation. – Greg Norman

120953. I don’t see myself playing or adjusting my schedule for senior tournament golf. – Greg Norman

120954. I always wanted to be the best I could be at whatever I did. I didn’t want to be the number one golfer in the world. I just wanted to be as good as I could be. I work hard, I push myself hard, and I probably even expect too much of myself. – Greg Norman

120955. Being away for the weekends, and me being the international player that I have been for those 30 years, I’ve spent a lot more time flying around the world, playing different golf tournaments around the world. – Greg Norman

120956. You know, like I said, I’m not going to adjust my Senior Tour schedule. – Greg Norman

120957. On 18 you’ve got to drive it up a gnat’s ass. – Greg Norman

120958. Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself. – Jessye Norman

120959. I’m dying always. – Jessye Norman

120960. If you send up a weather vane or put your thumb up in the air every time you want to do something different, to find out what people are going to think about it, you’re going to limit yourself. That’s a very strange way to live. – Jessye Norman

120961. I am grateful that my horizons were not narrowed at the outset. – Jessye Norman

120962. I have a particular affliction. I am unable to say a word I can’t spell. – Jessye Norman

120963. Perhaps it should only be added that the Gorean master, though often strict, is seldom cruel. The girl knows, if she pleases him, her lot will be an easy one. – John Norman

120964. Slave girls on Gor address all free men as Master, though, of course only one such would be her true Master. – John Norman

120965. It is one thing to own a woman, and it is another to have her within the bonds of an excellent mastery. – John Norman

120966. According to the Gorean way of looking at things a taste of the slave ring is thought to be occasionally beneficial to all women, even the exalted free woman. – John Norman

120967. A Gorean slave girl in the presence of a free man or woman always kneels, unless excused from doing so. – John Norman

120968. The man who respects a woman does not know what else to do with her. – John Norman

120969. I know I stand visibly onstage, but my function is still unseen, because I rarely see the immediate results of what I am saying or doing or writing. – Larry Norman

120970. Jesus got me through the slums without getting murdered. I just walked with him as though he were really there and not a spirit just floating around. – Larry Norman

120971. We need worship for our spirit, fellowship for our soul and committed subservience for our body. – Larry Norman

120972. Only in a concert situation do I have access to people directly to preach to them, and I don’t believe that the bigger your platform is, the more people will pay attention. – Larry Norman

120973. Life is God’s art. – Larry Norman

120974. I’m only here on Earth to serve God. I never had a career. I don’t care about commercialism. I have a ministry and I’ll fight for the ministry. – Larry Norman

120975. I want to encourage other people to try to discover who they are, not to try to fit into some superficial prototype of what they think a Christian should be, but to discover who they really are. – Larry Norman

120976. I feel that Christian music is a subculture directed towards the Christians. It’s not really being exposed to non-Christians and it’s not really created for non-Christians, so non-Christians almost never hear any of this music. – Larry Norman

120977. Gospel songs to me are about the mansion in the sky, and washed in the blood of Christ’s crimson blood, songs that are filled with biblical wording that’s no longer understood by a lot of people. – Larry Norman

120978. Art is more engaging that propaganda. – Larry Norman

120979. I’m fishing for men with a certain kind of bait, and the bait that I am offering is not a candy; it’s a very specific thing that I’m offering, which is a deep gospel and a deep conversion. – Larry Norman

120980. Success is always something that you have to recover from. – Marsha Norman

120981. Dreams are illustrations… from the book your soul is writing about you. – Marsha Norman

120982. Knowing is the most profound kind of love, giving someone the gift of knowledge about yourself. – Marsha Norman

120983. People do think that if they avoid the truth, it might change to something better before they have to hear it. – Marsha Norman

120984. Our goal is to shrink government to the size where we can drown it in a bathtub. – Grover Norquist

120985. We want to reduce the size of government in half as a percentage of GNP over the next 25 years. We want to reduce the number of people depending on government so there is more autonomy and more free citizens. – Grover Norquist

120986. The statists want to control the economy. – Grover Norquist

120987. My goal is to cut government in half in twenty-five years, to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub. – Grover Norquist

120988. Every time you cut programs, you take away a person who has a vested interest in high taxes and you put him on the tax rolls and make him a taxpayer. A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum, whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun. – Grover Norquist

120989. Being married is kind of like being a Ken-doll; you don’t get to dress yourself anymore. – Grover Norquist

120990. Obsessions turn people off. – Grover Norquist

120991. Clinton and Obama practice this politics known quaintly as the Richard Speck strategy: if you cannot take on everyone in the room at once, take them out of the room one at a time. – Grover Norquist

120992. I’ve always found that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you’ve got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish. – Chuck Norris

120993. Violence is my last option. – Chuck Norris

120994. Some of the most miserable people I know are some of the richest people in America, they are the most miserable individuals I’ve ever seen. – Chuck Norris

120995. People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next. – Chuck Norris

120996. Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth. – Chuck Norris

120997. It wasn’t until I went to Korea out of high school and got exposed to the martial arts for the first time and was just completely enamored with the physical ability of the martial arts and making my black belt. – Chuck Norris

120998. I’ve been very fortunate to be able to use my series as a platform to show a good message for the kids. – Chuck Norris

120999. I’m a very religious person. – Chuck Norris

121000. I think setting a goal, getting a visual image of what it is you want. You’ve got to see what it is you want to achieve before you can pursue it. – Chuck Norris

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