180000 famous quotes part 123 – 122001 to 123000

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180000 famous quotes part 123 – 122001 to 123000

122001. I am not afraid that the book will be controversial, I’m afraid it will not be controversial. – Flannery O’Connor

122002. I don’t deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it. – Flannery O’Connor

122003. It is better to be young in your failures than old in your successes. – Flannery O’Connor

122004. All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal. – Flannery O’Connor

122005. I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebody else’s. But behind all of them there is only one truth and that is that there’s no truth. – Flannery O’Connor

122006. It seems that the fiction writer has a revolting attachment to the poor, for even when he writes about the rich, he is more concerned with what they lack than with what they have. – Flannery O’Connor

122007. Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers. – Flannery O’Connor

122008. The basis of art is truth, both in matter and in mode. – Flannery O’Connor

122009. The Southerner is usually tolerant of those weaknesses that proceed from innocence. – Flannery O’Connor

122010. The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. – Flannery O’Connor

122011. No man is as anti-feminist as a really feminine woman. – Frank O’Connor

122012. They are the video equivalent of junk food. – John J. O’Connor

122013. Silly sitcoms are designed to attract juveniles of all ages. – John J. O’Connor

122014. Painting is a hobby for me. – Renee O’Connor

122015. Justice Ginsburg is a very competent justice, and it is a joy to have her on the court, but particularly for me it is a pleasure to have a second woman on the court. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122016. It matters enormously to a successful democratic society like ours that we have three branches of government, each with some independence and some control over the other two. That’s set out in the Constitution. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122017. It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122018. If I stumbled badly in doing the job, I think it would have made life more difficult for women, and that was a great concern of mine and still is. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122019. I’m a judge. It seemed to me that it was critical to try to take action to stem the criticism and help people understand that in the constitutional framework, it’s terribly important not to have a system of retaliation against decisions people don’t like. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122020. I wanted to be a cattle rancher when I was young, because it was what I knew and I loved it. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122021. A moment of silence is not inherently religious. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122022. I think the important thing about my appointment is not that I will decide cases as a woman, but that I am a woman who will get to decide cases. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122023. Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime, there is still room to advance and to promote correction of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122024. I need to retire from retirement. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122025. Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122026. It is a measure of the framers’ fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122027. Each of us brings to our job, whatever it is, our lifetime of experience and our values. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122028. Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122029. I don’t know that there are any short cuts to doing a good job. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122030. Historically courts in this country have been insulated. We do not look beyond our borders for precedents. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122031. When I went to law school, which after all was back in the dark ages, we never looked beyond our borders for precedents. As a state court judge, it never would have occurred to me to do so, and when I got to the Supreme Court, it was very much the same. We just didn’t do it. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122032. The members of the court were just delighted to have a ninth member – male or female. They were all kind and welcoming. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122033. The more education a woman has, the wider the gap between men’s and women’s earnings for the same work. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122034. The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122035. There was no hostility at the court when I arrived. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122036. We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone… and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122037. The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent judiciary was critical to the success of the nation. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122038. What was a problem was the excessive amount of media attention to the appointment of the first woman and everything she did. Everywhere that Sandra went, the press was sure to go. And that got tiresome; it was stressful. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122039. The abortion cases produced an enormous amount of mail to my chambers, vastly more than to the other chambers, I am sure. I sometimes thought there wasn’t a woman in the United States who didn’t write me a letter on one side or the other of that issue. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122040. Yes, I will bring the understanding of a woman to the Court, but I doubt that alone will affect my decisions. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122041. We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122042. The fact is, we are a nine-member court that sits on cases. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122043. The courts of this country should not be the places where resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122044. Young women today often have very little appreciation for the real battles that took place to get women where they are today in this country. I don’t know how much history young women today know about those battles. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122045. Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122046. Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122047. Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty – one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122048. My sense is that jurists from other nations around the world understand that our court occupies a very special place in the American system, and that the court is rather well regarded in comparison, perhaps, to their own. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122049. My hope is that 10 years from now, after I’ve been across the street at work for a while, they’ll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122050. My concern was whether I could do the job of a justice well enough to convince the nation that my appointment was the right move. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122051. Most high courts in other nations do not have discretion, such as we enjoy, in selecting the cases that the high court reviews. Our court is virtually alone in the amount of discretion it has. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122052. The Establishment Clause prohibits government from making adherence to a religion relevant in any way to a person’s standing in the political community. – Sandra Day O’Connor

122053. To say what you feel is to dig your own grave. – Sinead O’Connor

122054. What pisses me off is when I’ve got seven or eight record company fat pig men sitting there telling me what to wear. – Sinead O’Connor

122055. Men have made out, that only they can run the world. It’s in about as bad a state as it well can be, but they are proud of their work. – Ann Oddy

122056. Marc if you want me to go to the bottom of the pool, I’ll go there. – Nancy O’Dell

122057. I’m about to go to Sundance for my 3rd year, and Sundance has never felt like a real independent festival at all. On the other hand, it might to start feel that way. – Bob Odenkirk

122058. When I go to M Bar there’s all kinds of agents there, looking for people who doing good stuff. – Bob Odenkirk

122059. The alternative scene, for a couple years now, has been taken seriously and that’s a cool thing. I don’t think it’s exploded or anything, but I think it’s pretty cool that it still exists, it’s still affecting people. – Bob Odenkirk

122060. It is so weird to be on this side of that, because when you’re starting out, and it seems like you’re starting out for so long, you look up to the people who have made their mark. And you sort of want to be that. – Bob Odenkirk

122061. I think that cable TV is a great venue to do something interesting. – Bob Odenkirk

122062. I think independent movies are actually very challenging right now, because it was this huge scene and it was great for a few years. Then, it was totally co-opted by the studios. Now, it’s become very corporate, the independent scene. – Bob Odenkirk

122063. I pretty much live about 10 minutes from my office. I have two kids, and I have about 8 projects that I’m working on, so I basically just get up and go to work, and go home every night and play with my kids, so I don’t really know. – Bob Odenkirk

122064. I can’t really say how big the cult is. But I’m proud of it. I’m proud that it has a life. – Bob Odenkirk

122065. I actually think there’s a potential, a crazy potential, that network TV could become something valuable and worthwhile, just because of fear on the part of the networks. – Bob Odenkirk

122066. David and I got cut out the editing process on that. We were able to affect it more than not. We sent in our notes, we were able to see cuts. We weren’t allowed to see dailies and we weren’t allowed to sit in the editing room and just work. – Bob Odenkirk

122067. It’s nice that the independent scene is taken seriously, and has been. – Bob Odenkirk

122068. Sex – the poor man’s polo. – Clifford Odets

122069. There are two kinds of marriages – where the husband quotes the wife and where the wife quotes the husband. – Clifford Odets

122070. One night some short weeks ago, for the first time in her not always happy life, Marilyn Monroe’s soul sat down alone to a quiet supper from which it did not rise. – Clifford Odets

122071. Life shouldn’t be printed on dollar bills. – Clifford Odets

122072. You have more independent eyes scrutinizing the decision-making and financial statements of companies. – Steve Odland

122073. There’s been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics. We’ve made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30. – Steve Odland

122074. One of the greatest satisfactions one can ever have, comes from the knowledge that he can do some one thing superlatively well. – Hortense Odlum

122075. No life if it is properly realized is without its cosmic importance. – Hortense Odlum

122076. It seemed pathetic and terrible to me and it still does, that men and women work eight hours a day at jobs that bring them no joy, no reward save a few dollars. – Hortense Odlum

122077. It is not serving, but servility, that is menial. – Hortense Odlum

122078. If a person goes to his job with a firm determination to give of himself the best of which he is capable, that job no matter what it is takes on dignity and importance. – Hortense Odlum

122079. How many wives have been forced by the death of well-intentioned but too protective husbands to face reality late in life, bewildered and frightened because they were strangers to it! – Hortense Odlum

122080. In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that if we did it without European and East Asian support, we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq, and that is a very undesirable exchange. – William Odom

122081. Also, General Zinni, who commanded central command, was very much opposed to the war in the first place, as I was. We were both quoted to that effect in February of 2003. – William Odom

122082. But I would make it unambiguously clear that we are going to withdraw, and if Iraq falls into civil war and if all these unhappy things occur, we’re just going to have to accept them. – William Odom

122083. Firing off 1,000 or 500 or 2,000 nuclear warheads on a few minutes’ consideration has always struck me as an absurd way to go to war. – William Odom

122084. I don’t think that the war serves U.S. interests. I think Osama bin Laden’s interests and the Iranian interests are very much served by it, and it’s becoming a huge drain on our resources both material and political. – William Odom

122085. I have never belonged to a party. I don’t have party affiliation. – William Odom

122086. I remember serving in Vietnam in that war, and many of us at the major Lieutenant Colonel, colonel level were frustrated that no one in the U.S. wanted to debate it that way. – William Odom

122087. I’ve decided that the political context is such that the only way reform will finally come about in the Russian military is that the deterioration goes beyond the point to which these old generals can stand up there and resist it. – William Odom

122088. In World War II in Germany, we had a ration for one U.S. soldier, or one allied soldier for every twenty inhabitants. The ratio in Iraq is about one for a hundred and sixty. – William Odom

122089. It was not in our interest to enter Iraq in the first place. – William Odom

122090. It was, however, in the interest of Osama bin Laden for us to destroy a secular Arab leader; it was very much in the interest of the Iranians because they wanted revenge against Saddam Hussein for Iraq’s invasion in 1980. – William Odom

122091. To say that you now trust the Russian military command and control system because some Russian general told you from the bottom of his heart that’s the case, strikes me as most unrealistic. – William Odom

122092. While people out there on the spot certainly have to be held accountable for what they’ve done personally, the chain of command responsibility for this strikes me as just as important and should be dealt with. – William Odom

122093. I will make a general statement that we have not had anything like the policy of holding people in high office responsible for their acts that I think we should. – William Odom

122094. We need to go to the niceties of approaching the U. N. and let them have a chance to take it over, but we should set some sort of date and begin to move out and leave it to whoever takes over. – William Odom

122095. Military officers from different countries, when they meet each other, tend to sort of fall in love, become mutual admiration societies, at the expense of realities. – William Odom

122096. Therefore, once U.S. forces leave, it is almost inevitable that an anti-Western, anti-U.S. regime will arise. – William Odom

122097. The whole notion of land property rights in the Arab world is different from that in Europe. – William Odom

122098. The presidents I served under don’t have anything to do with my politics. – William Odom

122099. So the idea that you could put Kurds, Shiite Arabs, and Sunni Arabs in a nice, liberal, federal system in Iraq in a short amount of time, six months or a year, boggles the mind. – William Odom

122100. Second, recent polls over there show that the majority of Iraqis want us to leave precipitously. – William Odom

122101. Once we destroyed the Saddam regime, we knew there was going to be a civil war. – William Odom

122102. We’ve already seen proliferation. We started it with Britain, then France. Then we benignly let the Israelis do it. The Pakistanis and the Indians have recently done it. The Chinese have nuclear weapons. – William Odom

122103. It’s the most amazing feeling to hold your child in your arms. – Chris O’Donnell

122104. Will they attack us? Yes. Will they smear our backgrounds and distort our records? Undoubtedly. Will they lie about us, harass our families, namecall to try to intimidate us? They will. There’s nothing safe about it. But is it worth it? Well, let me ask you. Is freedom worth it? Is America worth it? – Christine O’Donnell

122105. Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize. – Christine O’Donnell

122106. And I’m asking for your support because I want to defend America, as I’ve said before, from becoming a socialist nation. – Christine O’Donnell

122107. I never had the high-paying job or the company car. It took me over a decade to pay off my student loans. I never had to worry about where to dock my yacht to reduce my taxes. – Christine O’Donnell

122108. In order to restore our country to the principles on which it was founded, we need to elect leaders that believe in the principles of the party, not just the power of the party. – Christine O’Donnell

122109. It’s time to replace career politicians with citizen’s politicians. It’s time to elect people who are going to stand up to the Washington elite and stand up to a White House and Congress hell-bent on ramming socialism down our throat. – Christine O’Donnell

122110. The conservative movement was told to curl up in a fetal position and just stay there for the next eight years, thank you very much. Well, how things have changed. – Christine O’Donnell

122111. We’re not trying to take back our country. We are our country. – Christine O’Donnell

122112. I find this proposed amendment very, very, very, very shocking. And immoral. And, you know, if civil disobedience is the way to go about change, then I think a lot of people will be going to San Francisco. – Rosie O’Donnell

122113. I think the actions of the president are, in my opinion, the most vile and hateful words ever spoken by a sitting president. I am stunned and I’m horrified. – Rosie O’Donnell

122114. The equality that we are all entitled to, as citizens of this democracy, can’t be avoided by some religious dogma of a President who’s is supposed to believe in the notion of separation of church and state. And he frankly doesn’t. – Rosie O’Donnell

122115. We are losing the democracy that we’re trying to sell in the Mideast and everywhere else right here in our own nation. – Rosie O’Donnell

122116. It began as this desire to do this science fiction movie about perhaps one of the last insects left that nobody’s done anything on, which is the cockroach – and truly one of the most frightening insects. – Michael O’Donoghue

122117. A Madagascar Hissing Roach chasing Jerry Lewis. That would be a really neat treat. – Michael O’Donoghue

122118. Insects are my secret fear. That’s what terrifies me more than anything – insects. – Michael O’Donoghue

122119. It’s an end of the world I guess. I guess you’d currently call it disaster movie. But really they weren’t disaster movies. They were more end of the world movies. This is more an end of the world movie. – Michael O’Donoghue

122120. It’s very easy to make insects move. Because they do move mechanically without the rippling of flesh as you mentioned. They move more like real tinker toys and you can make models of them quite easily. – Michael O’Donoghue

122121. Nothing important has ever come out of San Francisco, Rice-a-Roni aside. – Michael O’Donoghue

122122. Once you put yourself in the hands of the government, you could end up in Utah. – Michael O’Donoghue

122123. Television doesn’t want to admit it has those dreadful roach ads on anyway. – Michael O’Donoghue

122124. The transformation scene, where man is becoming insect and insect has become at least man and beyond that – a flying, godlike, shimmering, diaphanous, beautiful creature. – Michael O’Donoghue

122125. They just have a feel about them. And you feel your way through them and you come out with something that’s very powerful and mythic. And you don’t quite know how you got there. I think this story has a lot of those elements. – Michael O’Donoghue

122126. Working with Woody Allen is like filming Howard Hughes’s will. It’s a very mysterious and strange event. You never get a peek at the whole will. – Michael O’Donoghue

122127. Anyway, the title The War of the Insect Gods came before we had that ending, before we knew they had become gods. That we knew the evolutionary cycle they went through. Before we even knew anything about that. We had an ending. – Michael O’Donoghue

122128. I have survived by representing these sufferings of mine in the form of the novel. – Kenzaburo Oe

122129. After I got married, the first child born to us was mentally handicapped. – Kenzaburo Oe

122130. After the end of the Second World War it was a categorical imperative for us to declare that we renounced war forever in a central article of the new Constitution. – Kenzaburo Oe

122131. As I grew up, I was continually to suffer hardships in different realms of life – in my family, in my relationship to Japanese society and in my way of living at large in the latter half of the twentieth century. – Kenzaburo Oe

122132. By reading Huckleberry Finn I felt I was able to justify my act of going into the mountain forest at night and sleeping among the trees with a sense of security which I could never find indoors. – Kenzaburo Oe

122133. Even though we now have the half-century-old new Constitution, there is a popular sentiment of support for the old one that lives on in reality in some quarters. – Kenzaburo Oe

122134. From another point of view, a new situation now seems to be arising in which Japan’s prosperity is going to be incorporated into the expanding potential power of both production and consumption in Asia at large. – Kenzaburo Oe

122135. I am one of the writers who wish to create serious works of literature which dissociate themselves from those novels which are mere reflections of the vast consumer cultures of Tokyo and the subcultures of the world at large. – Kenzaburo Oe

122136. Paradoxically, the people and state of Japan living on such moral props were not innocent but had been stained by their own past history of invading other Asian countries. – Kenzaburo Oe

122137. In Japan itself there have all along been attempts by some to obliterate the article about renunciation of war from the Constitution and for this purpose they have taken every opportunity to make use of pressures from abroad. – Kenzaburo Oe

122138. My observation is that after one hundred and twenty years of modernisation since the opening of the country, present-day Japan is split between two opposite poles of ambiguity. – Kenzaburo Oe

122139. However, please allow me to say that the fundamental style of my writing has been to start from my personal matters and then to link it up with society, the state and the world. – Kenzaburo Oe

122140. In the recent years there have been criticisms levelled against Japan suggesting that she should offer more military forces to the United Nations forces and thereby play a more active role in the keeping and restoration of peace in various parts of the world. – Kenzaburo Oe

122141. The ambiguous orientation of Japan drove the country into the position of an invader in Asia. – Kenzaburo Oe

122142. The Japanese chose the principle of eternal peace as the basis of morality for our rebirth after the War. – Kenzaburo Oe

122143. The way Japan had tried to build up a modern state modelled on the West was cataclysmic. – Kenzaburo Oe

122144. If you don’t execute your ideas, they die. – Roger von Oech

122145. Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father. – Roger von Oech

122146. Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach. – Roger von Oech

122147. Take advantage of the ambiguity in the world. Look at something and think what else it might be. – Roger von Oech

122148. Either you let your life slip away by not doing the things you want to do, or you get up and do them. – Roger von Oech

122149. It’s important for the explorer to be willing to be led astray. – Roger von Oech

122150. Most people think of success and failure as opposites, but they both are products of the same process. – Roger von Oech

122151. Everyone has a ‘risk muscle.’ You keep it in shape by trying new things. If you don’t, it atrophies. Make a point of using it at least once a day. – Roger von Oech

122152. It’s easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out-of-date. – Roger von Oech

122153. If you make an error, use it as a stepping stone to a new idea you might not have otherwise discovered. – Roger von Oech

122154. To exercise at or near capacity is the best way I know of reaching a true introspective state. If you do it right, it can open all kinds of inner doors. – Al Oerter

122155. I never set out to beat the world. I just set out to do my absolute best. – Al Oerter

122156. I don’t think the discus will ever attract any interest until they let us start throwing them at each other. – Al Oerter

122157. I don’t compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history. – Al Oerter

122158. There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen. – Sean O’Faolain

122159. Pessimists are usually kind. The gay, bubbling over, have to time for the pitiful. – Sean O’Faolain

122160. The pursuit of excellence is less profitable than the pursuit of bigness, but it can be more satisfying. – David Ogilvy

122161. The relationship between a manufacturer and his advertising agency is almost as intimate as the relationship between a patient and his doctor. Make sure that you can life happily with your prospective client before you accept his account. – David Ogilvy

122162. The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years. – David Ogilvy

122163. There are very few men of genius in advertising agencies. But we need all we can find. Almost without exception they are disagreeable. Don’t destroy them. They lay golden eggs. – David Ogilvy

122164. There is no need for advertisements to look like advertisements. If you make them look like editorial pages, you will attract about 50 per cent more readers. – David Ogilvy

122165. What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy is the content of your advertising, not its form. – David Ogilvy

122166. You now have to decide what ‘image’ you want for your brand. Image means personality. Products, like people, have personalities, and they can make or break them in the market place. – David Ogilvy

122167. Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon. – David Ogilvy

122168. The most important word in the vocabulary of advertising is TEST. If you pretest your product with consumers, and pretest your advertising, you will do well in the marketplace. – David Ogilvy

122169. What you say in advertising is more important than how you say it. – David Ogilvy

122170. Political advertising ought to be stopped. It’s the only really dishonest kind of advertising that’s left. It’s totally dishonest. – David Ogilvy

122171. The more informative your advertising, the more persuasive it will be. – David Ogilvy

122172. Many people – and I think I am one of them – are more productive when they’ve had a little to drink. I find if I drink two or three brandies, I’m far better able to write. – David Ogilvy

122173. Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming its wares and their merits, and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed. The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom. – David Ogilvy

122174. Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving. – David Ogilvy

122175. Ninety-nine percent of advertising doesn’t sell much of anything. – David Ogilvy

122176. Much of the messy advertising you see on television today is the product of committees. Committees can criticize advertisements, but they should never be allowed to create them. – David Ogilvy

122177. Many manufacturers secretly question whether advertising really sells their product, but are vaguely afraid that their competitors might steal a march on them if they stopped. – David Ogilvy

122178. On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar. – David Ogilvy

122179. Like a midwife, I make my living bringing new babies into the world, except that mine are new advertising campaigns. – David Ogilvy

122180. Some manufacturers illustrate their advertisements with abstract paintings. I would only do this if I wished to conceal from the reader what I was advertising. – David Ogilvy

122181. The advertisers who believe in the selling power of jingles have never had to sell anything. – David Ogilvy

122182. The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible. – David Ogilvy

122183. The consumer isn’t a moron; she is your wife. – David Ogilvy

122184. The headline is the ‘ticket on the meat.’ Use it to flag down readers who are prospects for the kind of product you are advertising. – David Ogilvy

122185. Never write an advertisement which you wouldn’t want your family to read. You wouldn’t tell lies to your own wife. Don’t tell them to mine. – David Ogilvy

122186. A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself. – David Ogilvy

122187. It is flagrantly dishonest for an advertising agent to urge consumers to buy a product which he would not allow his own wife to buy. – David Ogilvy

122188. Develop your eccentricities while you are young. That way, when you get old, people won’t think you’re going gaga. – David Ogilvy

122189. Can advertising foist an inferior product on the consumer? Bitter experience has taught me that it cannot. On those rare occasions when I have advertised products which consumer tests have found inferior to other products in the same field, the results have been disastrous. – David Ogilvy

122190. Advertising reflects the mores of society, but it does not influence them. – David Ogilvy

122191. Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals. – David Ogilvy

122192. Leaders grasp nettles. – David Ogilvy

122193. Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera. – David Ogilvy

122194. Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals. – David Ogilvy

122195. It strikes me as bad manners for a magazine to accept one of my advertisements and then attack it editorially – like inviting a man to dinner then spitting in his eye. – David Ogilvy

122196. It takes a big idea to attract the attention of consumers and get them to buy your product. Unless your advertising contains a big idea, it will pass like a ship in the night. I doubt if more than one campaign in a hundred contains a big idea. – David Ogilvy

122197. Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image. – David Ogilvy

122198. Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things. – David Ogilvy

122199. I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives to use judgment; they are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support, rather than for illumination. – David Ogilvy

122200. If you ever have the good fortune to create a great advertising campaign, you will soon see another agency steal it. This is irritating, but don’t let it worry you; nobody has ever built a brand by imitating somebody else’s advertising. – David Ogilvy

122201. In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. – David Ogilvy

122202. Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does, but fewer editors than you may suppose… the vast majority of editors are incorruptible. – David Ogilvy

122203. If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative. – David Ogilvy

122204. If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. But if each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants. – David Ogilvy

122205. I have a theory that the best ads come from personal experience. Some of the good ones I have done have really come out of the real experience of my life, and somehow this has come over as true and valid and persuasive. – David Ogilvy

122206. I don’t know the rules of grammar… If you’re trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular. – David Ogilvy

122207. I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information. – David Ogilvy

122208. I did not feel ‘evil’ when I wrote advertisements for Puerto Rico. They helped attract industry and tourists to a country which had been living on the edge of starvation for 400 years. – David Ogilvy

122209. I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal factor in their marketing mix. They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes. – David Ogilvy

122210. Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine. – David Ogilvy

122211. Good copy can’t be written with tongue in cheek, written just for a living. You’ve got to believe in the product. – David Ogilvy

122212. First, make yourself a reputation for being a creative genius. Second, surround yourself with partners who are better than you are. Third, leave them to go get on with it. – David Ogilvy

122213. I dress up as a middle-aged prostitute and do a game show. – Paul O’Grady

122214. The worst drivers are women in people carriers, men in white vans and anyone in a baseball cap. That’s just about everyone. – Paul O’Grady

122215. The opponents and I are really one. My strength and skills only half of the equation. The other half is theirs. An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours creates a certain result. – Sadaharu Oh

122216. My baseball career was a long, long initiation into a single secret: At the heart of all things is love. – Sadaharu Oh

122217. The efforts you make will surely be rewarded. If not, then you are simply not ready to call them efforts. – Sadaharu Oh

122218. And on a Canadian set, everybody is equal. You get paid the same. You live together in barracks. You have a communal kitchen. You buy and cook your own food. – Sandra Oh

122219. As a working actor, all I want to do is work. That’s it. It’s terrifying when you don’t work. It’s very hard when you don’t work. There have been times when I’ve been out of work for like six months. I feel theatre to me is like manna. – Sandra Oh

122220. A lot of things that I can’t get into the room for, even just to be seen, is because they’re just saying ‘No. they’re not casting non-white.’ You’re lumped into a category with people who are just not white. – Sandra Oh

122221. Becoming an actor? If it’s not a calling, don’t do it. It’s too hard. – Sandra Oh

122222. I grew up never seeing myself on-screen, and it’s really important to me to give people who look like me a chance to see themselves. I want to see myself as the hero of any story. I want to see myself save the world from the bomb. – Sandra Oh

122223. In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, that’s like a big no-no. I know my parents’ discouragement was for my own protection, and I’m really close to them now, but they didn’t understand that there is value in this. That’s because they didn’t know. – Sandra Oh

122224. I think all women should learn how to strip. It’s a really healthy, extremely challenging thing to do. – Sandra Oh

122225. I equate fame towards people who know your work, people who will see your work. But all that stuff, like with the Genies and stuff like that, it was so much fun. It’s so much fun and it’s nice when it comes, but that’s not what it’s all about. – Sandra Oh

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122226. I think the roles in television are better for women right now. At this point, I don’t want to continue doing the same things I’ve been doing in film because it’s very limited. – Sandra Oh

122227. Religion is induced insanity. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122228. An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122229. I feel that everyone has a right to be insane. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122230. I feel that everyone who wants to say anything, do anything, should be able to say anything or do anything, within the limits of not hurting another person. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122231. I want three words: Woman, Atheist, Anarchist. That’s me. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122232. In an unconstitutional partnership with the state, the church can impose the most irresistible, if covert, controls conceivable. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122233. No god ever gave any man anything, nor ever answered any prayer at any time – nor ever will. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122234. Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122235. The relationships that people have – that are sexual, psychological, emotional – these relationships are not open to supervision by parents, schools, churches, or government. Nobody has any right to intervene at all in any kind of relationship like that. – Madalyn Murray O’Hair

122236. Character roles definitely age better than your ingenues. You don’t get to keep doing that. – Catherine O’Hara

122237. I know. I’m lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have ’til December, right? – Catherine O’Hara

122238. I lived in LA for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it. – Catherine O’Hara

122239. I think the success of my work stems from being truthful. – Catherine O’Hara

122240. I’m pretty much a good Catholic girl at heart, and I believe in family. I also have a basic belief that God takes care of me. I believe in prayer, even though I’m not that religious. I just have that foundation from my family. I mean when you think that you’re just a human being and one of God’s creatures, you can’t take anything that seriously. – Catherine O’Hara

122241. Night time really is the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone is asleep. – Catherine O’Hara

122242. The artificial is always innocent. – Frank O’Hara

122243. I don’t think I want to win anything I think I want to die unadorned. – Frank O’Hara

122244. Pain always produces logic, which is very bad for you. – Frank O’Hara

122245. An artist is his own fault. – John O’Hara

122246. Little old ladies of both sexes. Why do I let them bother me? – John O’Hara

122247. Much as I like owning a Rolls-Royce, I could do without it. What I could not do without is a typewriter, a supply of yellow second sheets and the time to put them to good use. – John O’Hara

122248. They say great themes make great novels. but what these young writers don’t understand is that there is no greater theme than men and women. – John O’Hara

122249. America may be unique in being a country which has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization. – John O’Hara

122250. I’m really honestly terrified about how much I should tell and how much I should still keep secret. – Maureen O’Hara

122251. I spent a great deal of time with Che Guevara while I was in Havana. I believe he was far less a mercenary than he was a freedom fighter. – Maureen O’Hara

122252. John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I’m on borrowed time. – Maureen O’Hara

122253. I watch and listen to movies today and am shocked by the way actors deliver their lines. Everybody mumbles now and I don’t understand why. – Maureen O’Hara

122254. I’m terrified about the day that I enter the gates of heaven and God says to me, just a minute. – Maureen O’Hara

122255. In the beginning it was all black and white. – Maureen O’Hara

122256. I saw myself as Joan of Arc. – Maureen O’Hara

122257. When How Green Was My Valley finally wrapped, I thought John Ford was a walking god. – Maureen O’Hara

122258. I was born into the most remarkable and eccentric family I could possibly have hoped for. – Maureen O’Hara

122259. I really wanted to be an opera soprano. – Maureen O’Hara

122260. I knew that Jamaica Inn was going to make me a star. – Maureen O’Hara

122261. I have never lost my faith in God. – Maureen O’Hara

122262. John Wayne was one of the greatest ambassadors for the United States that ever lived. – Maureen O’Hara

122263. When I was young, I was told that I had a sulky, pouty face. – Maureen O’Hara

122264. My heritage has been my grounding, and it has brought me peace. – Maureen O’Hara

122265. There’s a terrible truth for many women in the picture business: Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles. – Maureen O’Hara

122266. The studio thought I was crazy to perform all of my own fencing stunts, but I loved it. – Maureen O’Hara

122267. The Queen Mary was the most civilized and luxurious way one could travel to America in the late 1930s. – Maureen O’Hara

122268. The Parent Trap wouldn’t have been as special without the remarkable performances by Hayley Mills. – Maureen O’Hara

122269. The Parent Trap gave my career another boost, starring in family comedies. – Maureen O’Hara

122270. The depth of John Candy’s talent did surprise me. He was one of my all-time favorite leading men. – Maureen O’Hara

122271. When you try to battle with John Ford, you have to give in. – Maureen O’Hara

122272. Making movies is just like betting on horses at the racetrack. – Maureen O’Hara

122273. My whole life was foretold to me. An old Romany gypsy read my fortune. – Maureen O’Hara

122274. Some time ago, I told Larry King that I planned to live to be 102. I still do. – Maureen O’Hara

122275. Lost in a crowd of greats, not a single Oscar. That’s showbiz. – Maureen O’Hara

122276. Comedy is difficult, especially slapstick. The trick is to have fun while you are performing it. – Maureen O’Hara

122277. I dainty little lass I wasn’t. I looked twice my age until I turned 10 or 11. – Maureen O’Hara

122278. I didn’t let anyone push me into things I didn’t want to do where my career was concerned. So why did I crumble when it came to men? – Maureen O’Hara

122279. I don’t remember having a crush on a boy when I was a girl. I don’t even remember my first kiss. – Maureen O’Hara

122280. I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously. – Maureen O’Hara

122281. I had always been a tomboy – I still am, at heart. – Maureen O’Hara

122282. How could you have had such a wonderful life as me if there wasn’t a God directing? – Maureen O’Hara

122283. How could you get angry with Jackie Gleason? – Maureen O’Hara

122284. Henry Fonda gave me a spanking during a scene in Spencer’s Mountain. – Maureen O’Hara

122285. Every star has that certain something that stands out and compels us to notice them. – Maureen O’Hara

122286. I am like many of the women I have played onscreen. – Maureen O’Hara

122287. Charles Laughton signed me to my first movie contract at 17. He later asked my parents if he could adopt me. – Maureen O’Hara

122288. After I got to Hollywood, I resented that I didn’t get a crack at more dramatic roles because I photographed so beautifully. – Maureen O’Hara

122289. Above all else, deep in my soul, I’m a tough Irishwoman. – Maureen O’Hara

122290. As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging. She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic. – Maureen O’Hara

122291. Audiences in London called me the girl with the black cherry eyes. – Maureen O’Hara

122292. God has a most wicked sense of humor. – Maureen O’Hara

122293. Action scenes get me so excited, and my adrenaline starts pumping. – Jodi Lyn O’Keefe

122294. I love the whole lingerie outfit – you know, thigh-high tights and garters. – Jodi Lyn O’Keefe

122295. You should have seen me in my Catholic school girl skirt with my knees knocking together. – Jodi Lyn O’Keefe

122296. I believe I would rather have Stieglitz like something – anything I had done – than anyone else I know. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122297. I often lay on that bench looking up into the tree, past the trunk and up into the branches. It was particularly fine at night with the stars above the tree. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122298. I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me – shapes and ideas so near to me – so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn’t occurred to me to put them down. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122299. I had to create an equivalent for what I felt about what I was looking at – not copy it. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122300. I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122301. I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122302. I don’t very much enjoy looking at paintings in general. I know too much about them. I take them apart. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122303. I often painted fragments of things because it seemed to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122304. I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122305. I know now that most people are so closely concerned with themselves that they are not aware of their own individuality, I can see myself, and it has helped me to say what I want to say in paint. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122306. Anyone who doesn’t feel the crosses simply doesn’t get that country. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122307. I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122308. I hate flowers – I paint them because they’re cheaper than models and they don’t move. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122309. When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122310. It was all so far away – there was quiet and an untouched feel to the country and I could work as I pleased. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122311. Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time – like to have a friend takes time. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122312. One can’t paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122313. One can not be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America and then work. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122314. I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122315. It was in the 1920s, when nobody had time to reflect, that I saw a still-life painting with a flower that was perfectly exquisite, but so small you really could not appreciate it. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122316. Sun-bleached bones were most wonderful against the blue – that blue that will always be there as it is now after all man’s destruction is finished. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122317. The days you work are the best days. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122318. To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122319. Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122320. You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122321. Marks on paper are free – free speech – press – pictures all go together I suppose. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122322. I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me – shapes and ideas so near to me – so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn’t occurred to me to put them down. – Georgia O’Keeffe

122323. I think Tierney is also more libertarian than he is conservative in the conventional sense. – Daniel Okrent

122324. I believe the Times is a great newspaper, but a profoundly fallible one. – Daniel Okrent

122325. Right, but there’s expertise and then there’s inside information. And I think we have to make a distinction. – Daniel Okrent

122326. That first week, I also went to Washington. That was really tough. I sympathize with those Washington figures who have to face 40 Times Washington bureau reporters. They ask hard questions and they’re relentless. And they were quite suspicious and quite dubious about me. – Daniel Okrent

122327. But I think it’s undeniable that the Times is a liberal paper. – Daniel Okrent

122328. Gail didn’t want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times’ enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other. – Daniel Okrent

122329. I know there are reporters who ridicule pundits. – Daniel Okrent

122330. I think on civilian casualties they could do more. It’s actually something I’ve discussed with the editors involved. They’re aware of it, and I’m hopeful that there will be more reporting on that. – Daniel Okrent

122331. Now I worry. If people ended up liking me, did I do the job wrong? So I decided they didn’t end up liking me – they ended up being able to deal with me. – Daniel Okrent

122332. It’s a very complicated issue about when is a fact not a fact in the context of opinions. – Daniel Okrent

122333. I was probably being a little cocky, which I do when I feel that I don’t know what I’m talking about. – Daniel Okrent

122334. I’m afraid we’ll see reporters stop chasing quotes around the same time dogs stop chasing cars. – Daniel Okrent

122335. The Times’ new credibility committee report that was issued on Monday very specifically said they will be putting in a policy that reporters must get permission from their department heads to appear on television, which I think is a really good thing. – Daniel Okrent

122336. I’m saying that the WMD reporting was not consciously evil. It was bad journalism, even very bad journalism. – Daniel Okrent

122337. If there had been three public editors before me, the body might have absorbed it a little bit better. – Daniel Okrent

122338. If you really hate George Bush, you don’t want to read about his hobbies or that he’s nice to his friends or that he’s good company at dinner. – Daniel Okrent

122339. That the Op-Ed page is very important in readers’ and the nation’s perception of the Times, the perception of its editorial positions, and of its implicit editorial positions as expressed by the publisher’s choice of people who are given the freedom to write opinion columns. – Daniel Okrent

122340. Is the New York Times a Liberal Newspaper? Of course it is. – Daniel Okrent

122341. I think it’s one of the Times’ problems that they haven’t made it clear to readers what various formats mean. – Daniel Okrent

122342. The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. – Ben Okri

122343. I was going to be a scientist. – Ben Okri

122344. I lived rough, by my wits, was homeless, lived on the streets, lived on friends’ floors, was happy, was miserable. – Ben Okri

122345. I went to London because, for me, it was the home of literature. I went there because of Dickens and Shakespeare. – Ben Okri

122346. Don’t despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret. – Ben Okri

122347. We have fallen into this very mean description of humanity. Naturalism in fiction is too reductive in its definition of human beings. – Ben Okri

122348. Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide. – Ben Okri

122349. The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure. – Ben Okri

122350. Our time here is magic! It’s the only space you have to realize whatever it is that is beautiful, whatever is true, whatever is great, whatever is potential, whatever is rare, whatever is unique, in. It’s the only space. – Ben Okri

122351. The greatest religions convert the world through stories. – Ben Okri

122352. The fact of storytelling hints at a fundamental human unease, hints at human imperfection. Where there is perfection there is no story to tell. – Ben Okri

122353. The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given. They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded, or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law. And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things. – Ben Okri

122354. Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger. – Ben Okri

122355. Reading, like writing, is a creative act. If readers only bring a narrow range of themselves to the book, then they’ll only see their narrow range reflected in it. – Ben Okri

122356. Politics is the art of the possible; creativity is the art of the impossible. – Ben Okri

122357. The magician and the politician have much in common: they both have to draw our attention away from what they are really doing. – Ben Okri

122358. You see, I was told stories, we were all told stories as kids in Nigeria. We had to tell stories that would keep one another interested, and you weren’t allowed to tell stories that everybody else knew. You had to dream up new ones. – Ben Okri

122359. During our stay in London for the first time I was able to establish personal contact with some of the organic chemists, whose work I knew and admired from the literature. I found them most gracious and helpful. – George Andrew Olah

122360. I grew up between the two world wars and received a rather solid general education, the kind middle class children enjoyed in a country whose educational system had its roots dating back to the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. – George Andrew Olah

122361. I was invited to join the newly established Central Chemical Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1954 and was able to establish a small research group in organic chemistry, housed in temporary laboratories of an industrial research institute. – George Andrew Olah

122362. In the summer of 1965 I was invited to join Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and returned to academic life as professor with the added responsibility of becoming also Department Chairman. – George Andrew Olah

122363. It was in 1969 that I was able to give up my administrative responsibility. As I worked hard my research never suffered during this period and as a matter of fact these were probably some of my most productive years. – George Andrew Olah

122364. My Cleveland years were both scientifically and personally most rewarding. My wife Judy was able to rejoin me in our research and my research group grew rapidly. – George Andrew Olah

122365. My father was a lawyer and to my best knowledge nobody in my family before had interest in science. – George Andrew Olah

122366. Although reading the classics in Latin in school may be not as fulfilling as it would be at a more mature age, few scientists can afford the time for such diversion later in life. – George Andrew Olah

122367. I always keep a ball in the car. You never know. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122368. All these boundaries – Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America – are set by men. But you don’t have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man – at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader? – Hakeem Olajuwon

122369. Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122370. I don’t think Michael had to retire for us to get the spotlight, because when you win, it commands attention. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122371. I remember at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Shaq always wanted me to show him steps over and over. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122372. I’ve now been in this country for thirteen years, since I was seventeen. So this is my second home. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122373. My background playing soccer gave me a natural advantage over many of the American-born players. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122374. When I look at the system here and look at my position – not just as a basketball player, but when I look around me at the values of the people and the culture and compare them with the values of where I came from – I feel so blessed to be from Africa. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122375. When you get to that level, it’s not a matter of talent anymore – because all the players are so talented – it’s about preparation, about playing smart and making good decisions. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122376. Basketball is in my blood. It is my obligation to try. – Hakeem Olajuwon

122377. Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient – philanthropic prudence is also needed. – Marvin Olasky

122378. Those who give of themselves rarely regret it. – Marvin Olasky

122379. Today, unless women gain jobs and athletic scholarships commensurate with their percentage of the population, feminists scream discrimination. – Marvin Olasky

122380. The holy land was supposed to be spotless, a serious equivalent of Disneyland in which not a single candy wrapper is to stay on the ground for more than a few minutes. – Marvin Olasky

122381. The data, however, do indicate that Christians who see Jews through a 17th-century lens, believing that most are thoroughly religious, are thoroughly wrong. – Marvin Olasky

122382. That should be our test regarding immigrants. Those who come to America to tear it down or live off of others should not be welcomed. – Marvin Olasky

122383. Those who believe in the importance of serving others should lead the way by fighting against the temptation we all have, and maybe especially as we age, to close in upon ourselves. – Marvin Olasky

122384. Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power, provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals, we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities. – Marvin Olasky

122385. Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics. – Marvin Olasky

122386. And yet, those who speak loudly and call anyone who disagrees with them a wimp often do a disservice to the cause they are promoting. – Marvin Olasky

122387. A job should employ God-given talents in a way that glorifies Him. – Marvin Olasky

122388. Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture – academia, the most powerful media and many of our courts. – Marvin Olasky

122389. On sensitive issues, talk isn’t cheap – it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut. – Marvin Olasky

122390. Now that it’s officially summer, here’s my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields. – Marvin Olasky

122391. Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return. – Marvin Olasky

122392. More people need to understand the games secular liberals play. Here’s one rule-of-thumb: No matter how bad a story sounds – particularly if it sounds bad – recognize the pattern of defamation. – Marvin Olasky

122393. But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ. – Marvin Olasky

122394. Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve. – Marvin Olasky

122395. It starts this way: The worth of a job is not defined by what it allows you to do when you’re not working. – Marvin Olasky

122396. I still favor alternatives to governmental race-based preferences. – Marvin Olasky

122397. I grew up Jewish, became an atheist and a Marxist, and 28 years ago, at age 26, became a Christian. – Marvin Olasky

122398. I don’t know the right number of immigrants to let in. – Marvin Olasky

122399. Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro-life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement. – Marvin Olasky

122400. Epidemics historically have tended to kill the very young and the very old, but AIDS is different: Those ages 20 to 40 are most affected, which means that so far over 12 million African children have been orphaned because of AIDS. – Marvin Olasky

122401. Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart. – Marvin Olasky

122402. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present. – Babatunde Olatunji

122403. Reagan’s dead, and he was a lousy President. – Keith Olbermann

122404. I guess the painkillers wipe out your memory along with your ethics. – Keith Olbermann

122405. Fox News is hated because they’re elitists, and the worst winners television’s ever seen. – Keith Olbermann

122406. Even on the greatest teams, there’s always one role player. – Keith Olbermann

122407. Chicago has a strange metaphysical elegance of death about it. – Claes Oldenburg

122408. The bump I was trying to hide could be the future king of England. – Bruce Oldfield

122409. I’m not that interested in fashion… When someone says that lime-green is the new black for this season, you just want to tell them to get a life. – Bruce Oldfield

122410. In summer winter rain or sun, it’s good to be on horseback. – Mike Oldfield

122411. I wear my Pen as others do their Sword. – John Oldham

122412. We had an awfully good ball club that was capable of beating anybody. They were that good. – John Oldham

122413. Lord of myself, accountable to none, but to my conscience, and my God alone. – John Oldham

122414. And all your future lies beneath your hat. – John Oldham

122415. Ah, dearer than my soul. Dearer than light, or life, or fame. – John Oldham

122416. While some no other cause for life can give, but a dull habitude to live. – John Oldham

122417. One of my resolutions is to quit smoking. I’ve tried for the past two years, but this year I am going to stick with it. – John Oldham

122418. I need to go someplace faraway that doesn’t have telephones and doesn’t have a record player and doesn’t have movie theaters and people walking down the street in order to not do anything. – Will Oldham

122419. I’d like my records to reach as many people as possible, but I’m also thinking in terms of how I can keep from getting jaded or unhappy with the process. – Will Oldham

122420. It’s nice to be able to backtrack and not be embarrassed by the music you used to listen to. – Will Oldham

122421. If one could have a wish, or an alternative life, I would’ve liked to have been John Lennon. – Gary Oldman

122422. It’s becoming increasingly harder and harder; there’s no such thing as independent film anymore. There aren’t any, they don’t exist. In the old days you could go and get a certain amount of the budget with foreign sales, now everybody wants a marketable angle. – Gary Oldman

122423. I wasn’t ever a huge fan of comics. Just not one of those kids, you know? – Gary Oldman

122424. People imagine that actors are being offered everything and you are not. So things come in and sometimes there are things that I want and can’t get a meeting on, or go to a different actors. – Gary Oldman

122425. People have an idea that one is in control of a career, a lot more than you really are. You can engineer things to an extent. But you are at the mercy of what comes in across the desk. – Gary Oldman

122426. My big love was the Beatles. I was more into music. – Gary Oldman

122427. But you see, I have played more good guys than I have played villains. – Gary Oldman

122428. It’s always hard when you’re playing someone for a lot of people out there who are going to see the movie after reading the books. There’s a communion between a reader and the writer, so people will have an idea who Sirius Black is and I might not be everyone’s idea of that. – Gary Oldman

122429. Interesting things come your way but as you get older, your lifestyle changes. I don’t want to travel; I don’t want to be in a hotel room away from my family. – Gary Oldman

122430. I’m not the best audience for that because I’m not a great science-fiction fan. I just never got off on space ships and space costumes, things like that. – Gary Oldman

122431. Growing up in a particular neighborhood, growing up in a working-class family, not having much money, all of those things fire you and can give you an edge, can give you an anger. – Gary Oldman

122432. I never told my father I loved him before he died, and I have a lot of issues about that. They’re all swimming around in my head, in my heart, unresolved, and in a way it felt fitting to dedicate the film to him. – Gary Oldman

122433. I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can’t really move from it: it’s on buses, in stores, it’s everywhere. One of my kids has read the books; the other two are too small but they like the movies. – Gary Oldman

122434. I hadn’t worked for a couple of years so I thought it would be nice to earn some money and pay the bills. – Gary Oldman

122435. I had a guitar when I was 6 or 7, a plastic guitar with the Beatles’ faces on it. It would be a collector’s item now. It would fetch a hefty sum, I imagine. – Gary Oldman

122436. I got obsessed with classical music, I got obsessed with Chopin, with playing the piano. – Gary Oldman

122437. I applaud anything that can take a kid away from a PlayStation or a Gameboy – that is a miracle in itself. – Gary Oldman

122438. How many movies do you see when you can say this director really knew what film he wanted to make? I can count them on the fingers of one hand. – Gary Oldman

122439. I was brought up by my mother and my two sisters, although they’re older than me and fled the nest very young, so I was technically raised as an only child, but I was very much loved. – Gary Oldman

122440. My passion and energy get mistaken for anger. – Gary Oldman

122441. Wanting to be a good actor is not good enough. You must want to be a great actor. You just have to have that. – Gary Oldman

122442. Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice. – Gary Oldman

122443. Shakespeare doesn’t really write subtext, you play the subtext. – Gary Oldman

122444. So Harry Potter came in and it is nice that I have kids of the right age. I took them to London and they walked around the set and met Harry Potter and that is thrilling. – Gary Oldman

122445. Speaking very generally, I find that women are spiritually, emotionally, and often physically stronger than men. – Gary Oldman

122446. Well, I needed the work – that’s the honest answer. I haven’t worked for a while, a couple of years. So I thought it would be nice to get back to work and earn some money. – Gary Oldman

122447. Your own barometer is all you have to go by, and often what makes a good director is knowing when not to say something. On occasions you can find yourself on a film set where the person who is wearing the director’s hat is only trying to justify his position. – Gary Oldman

122448. What’s fascinating is that when you write a script, it’s almost a stream of consciousness. You have an idea that it means something, but you’re not always sure what. Then when you get on the set, the actors teach you. – Gary Oldman

122449. The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful. – Sharon Olds

122450. Maybe we can use a metaphor for it, out of dance. I think for many years I was aware of the need, in dance and in life, to breathe deeply and to take in more air than we usually take in. – Sharon Olds

122451. My poems – I don’t even like the sound of that, in a way. Not that anyone else wrote them. But we know that only people who are really close to us care about our personal experience. – Sharon Olds

122452. So I did quit coffee and I did quit smoking. But I haven’t managed that with drinking! – Sharon Olds

122453. The amount of horror one used to hear about in one village could be quite extreme. But one might not have heard about all the other villages’ horrors at the same time. – Sharon Olds

122454. Their spirits and their visions are embodied in their craft. And so is mine. It’s not Jane Saw Puff. But the clarity of Jane Saw Puff is precious to me. – Sharon Olds

122455. There are some fine books and essays about that. Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and the role that society gives its writers – encouraging them to die. – Sharon Olds

122456. This creature of the poem may assemble itself into a being with its own centrifugal force. – Sharon Olds

122457. Well, “The Wellspring” was written from 1983 to 1986. And it had a section in the beginning that was poems that began from others’ experience. – Sharon Olds

122458. Well, one thing I’m really interested in, when I’m writing, is being accurate. – Sharon Olds

122459. When I quit all these things and said I didn’t have any time, I meant I didn’t have any time. – Sharon Olds

122460. The decision for me was whether to have “The Father” be a book that told a story – from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter – without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else. – Sharon Olds

122461. At one point I took on a new job, and I just didn’t have time to do anything but work. – Sharon Olds

122462. If I wrote in a sonnet form, I would be distorting. Or if I had some great new idea for line breaks and I used it in a poem, but it’s really not right for that poem, but I wanted it, that would be distorting. – Sharon Olds

122463. It might be a bad thing, not to know what’s going on in the world. I can’t say I really approve of it. – Sharon Olds

122464. Many poets write books. They’ll tell you: Well, I’ve got my next book, but there are two poems I need to write, one about x, one about y. This is a wonder to me. – Sharon Olds

122465. I’m not sure that the benefit – as a writer and as a citizen – that I would get from reading at least the front page of the Times every day or every other day would outweigh the depression. – Sharon Olds

122466. I’m probably so out of it at my age that I don’t know what people think. – Sharon Olds

122467. I didn’t have time to sit down and look at the work of a year and choose what to type. – Sharon Olds

122468. I think that there are fiction writers for whom that works well. I could never do it. I feel as if, by the time I see that it’s a poem, it’s almost written in my head somewhere. – Sharon Olds

122469. I think this is true for all artists. My senses are very important to me. – Sharon Olds

122470. I was very afraid that I wouldn’t be able to do this job well. And the time never came back. – Sharon Olds

122471. I wish I wrote more about the world at more distance from myself. – Sharon Olds

122472. Our invisibility is the essence of our oppression. And until we eliminate that invisibility, people are going to be able to perpetuate the lies and myths about gay people. – Jean O’Leary

122473. I don’t want to make it sound like a hotbed of lesbianism but I did have a number of relationships. – Jean O’Leary

122474. I think George Bush is one of the most duplicitous presidents we’ve ever had. – Jean O’Leary

122475. I cannot believe that the American people and the people they elected would use the Constitution to stifle any group’s rights. – Jean O’Leary

122476. I was appalled and shocked that Bush used the State of the Union to attack same-sex marriages and indicated that he would support a constitutional amendment. – Jean O’Leary

122477. If Carter had been there when the AIDS crisis came up, it would have been a whole different story. It could have been treated like a legitimate disease. – Jean O’Leary

122478. I’ve been a very effective leader in the gay rights movement, though at times I’ve been controversial. – Jean O’Leary

122479. College inspired me to think differently. It’s like no other time in your life. – Larisa Oleynik

122480. If my mom reads that I’m grammatically incorrect I’ll have hell to pay. – Larisa Oleynik

122481. If I had to choose, I’d choose my friends over my career. – Larisa Oleynik

122482. I’ve had a pretty charmed life, so there’s nothing that I need to take too seriously right now. – Larisa Oleynik

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122483. I’m a normal person and I don’t have superpowers! I do normal things, too. – Larisa Oleynik

122484. Everyone tries to talk you out of going to college. The consensus being that people are just gonna forget about you, you know, and that’s the way the business works. – Larisa Oleynik

122485. I don’t know that I have any role models now that are fixed. Definitely my mom – she’s the coolest. She’s worked really hard her whole life and I just think she’s got a great attitude. Moms just know so much it’s so silly. – Larisa Oleynik

122486. It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art. – Margaret Oliphant

122487. To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society. – Margaret Oliphant

122488. What happiness is there which is not purchased with more or less of pain? – Margaret Oliphant

122489. For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it. – Margaret Oliphant

122490. As for pictures and museums, that don’t trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you’ve always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke. – Margaret Oliphant

122491. Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one’s own, it is always twenty times better. – Margaret Oliphant

122492. Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought. – Margaret Oliphant

122493. Going after the unknown is always fascinating, I think. It becomes part of your life, this desire to know. – Mark Oliphant

122494. I lost my hair mixing a substance called white gunpowder on the kitchen table. – Mark Oliphant

122495. I worked with him for ten years until he died and it was the most wonderful time of my life. – Mark Oliphant

122496. It was essential to do this job, hateful though it was, because we knew the Germans were hot on the trail. – Mark Oliphant

122497. An outsider’s point of view is always handy. – Pat Oliphant

122498. One-newspaper towns are not good because all the surviving newspaper does is print money. They make 25 percent on their money every year, and if they go down to 22 percent, they start laying people off. – Pat Oliphant

122499. Journalism was looked upon as a more noble thing than it is now. I don’t know if it carries the same cachet that it did then. – Pat Oliphant

122500. If it were not for the fact that editors have become so timorous in these politically correct times, I would probably have a greater readership than I have. – Pat Oliphant

122501. I’ve always looked upon politics as a very boring thing. Politics never interested me as much as the people involved in it. – Pat Oliphant

122502. I hate changes of administrations, because I have all my villains in place and they are all taken away and replaced with faceless wonders nobody knows. – Pat Oliphant

122503. I don’t think there’s more than half-a-dozen cartoons that I’ve been really truly happy with in all the time I’ve been doing it. – Pat Oliphant

122504. Even if you go to Australia today, it’s very much like visiting a state you haven’t been to. – Pat Oliphant

122505. I see myself as an artist who happens to do cartoons. – Pat Oliphant

122506. I can always see what I’ve done wrong. I’m always learning. I’m the perennial student. – Pat Oliphant

122507. I’ve been in Washington ever since 1981, trying to get out! – Pat Oliphant

122508. So many cartoonists draw the same year after year. When they find a style, they stick with it. They don’t mess with innovation, and they become boring. – Pat Oliphant

122509. Some days you feel like this is really going well. You can tell. Other days, you’re just drawing like a farmer and you don’t know why. – Pat Oliphant

122510. The fact that we’re protected under that Constitution in exercising the right of free speech, it’s a wonderful thing. You’ve got to come from somewhere else to realize how valuable it is. – Pat Oliphant

122511. There has always been quite a strong black and white art tradition in Australia, with quite a large contingent of cartoonists, given the size of the population. – Pat Oliphant

122512. There were dragons to slay in the old days. Nixon was a good dragon. – Pat Oliphant

122513. We’re all idealistic when young. – Pat Oliphant

122514. I come from Cuba. Taxes for me are no big thing. – Tony Oliva

122515. I think that the game is the game. I think that expansion is good for the game because it gives more jobs to the people and more ballplayers can play, but I think the game is still the game. The ballplayers, they come into the game with one thing in mind – it’s their job. – Tony Oliva

122516. The people who run the game, they are the ones who want to change it and make people believe that it’s different somehow. It’s not different, the only difference is that some ballplayers today have a chance for a four- or five-year contract and they can make big money. – Tony Oliva

122517. They gave me a second opportunity and 45 years later I’m still here. – Tony Oliva

122518. It’s a good feeling to see the kids try to make it, try to get to the big leagues. Everyone here has an opportunity to achieve his dream. I was lucky I was able to achieve my dream. – Tony Oliva

122519. There certainly is a good ‘Tex Mex’ restaurant very close to our office. My office is around 100 yards from it. I call it Tex Mex because every couple of years it’s changed hands and changed name, I’m not exactly sure why! – Andrew Oliver

122520. It was obviously a pretty hectic development schedule and we put a huge team on to it but it paid off because we continuously get complemented on the finished product. – Andrew Oliver

122521. Initially we both did a bit of everything towards making each game but as we began to hire people and the business grew we naturally went in different directions, and away from the coalface of development. – Andrew Oliver

122522. At the end of the day, though, there are a huge number of considerations that our management team go through before accepting any project – checking out the license is just one of them. – Andrew Oliver

122523. No one can deny the excitement of visiting another world. – Barney Oliver

122524. Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that it is human destiny to expand from Earth, to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars. – Barney Oliver

122525. The sun and its retinue of planets drift as a group through the vast gulfs of space that separate the stars. – Barney Oliver

122526. Present annual world energy consumption is about equal to the annihilation energy of 4 tons of matter. – Barney Oliver

122527. It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel, we elected to become a society that never made contact, that never gave SETI a fair chance. – Barney Oliver

122528. In the past, on Earth, it has largely been to exploit foreign resources and to expand the domestic territory. – Barney Oliver

122529. If interstellar travel is as time- or energy- demanding as the above figures indicate, it is far from obvious what the motive for colonization might be. – Barney Oliver

122530. Antimatter is not a source of energy for us, it’s a method of storing energy, compact but inefficient. – Barney Oliver

122531. Above all, I would not expect a wise race, at great expense, to set loose an army of self-replicating robots. – Barney Oliver

122532. The factor most ignored in discussing interstellar flight is the kinetic energy that must be invested in the ship to make its tons of matter move at a substantial fraction of the speed of light. – Barney Oliver

122533. No politician has ever yet been able to rule his country, nor has any country ever yet been able to face the world, upon the principles of the Sermon on the Mount. – Frederick Scott Oliver

122534. Men who are engaged in public life must necessarily aim at reducing opposition to a minimum, and one of the most obvious means to that end is by misrepresenting, discrediting or ruining their opponents. – Frederick Scott Oliver

122535. It is true that the politician, in his professional character, does not always, or even very often, conform to the most approved pattern of private conduct. – Frederick Scott Oliver

122536. When the student is ready… the lesson appears. – Gene Oliver

122537. Every path serves a purpose. – Gene Oliver

122538. My past is my wisdom to use today… my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides. – Gene Oliver

122539. Industry, economy, honesty, and kindness form a quartet of virtues that will never be improved upon. – James Oliver

122540. The world is blessed most by men who do things, and not by those who merely talk about them. – James Oliver

122541. All I ever wanted to do was to make food accessible to everyone; to show that you can make mistakes – I do all the time – but it doesn’t matter. – Jamie Oliver

122542. What I’ve enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn – I love it! – Jamie Oliver

122543. Stop being a vegan and start enjoying what you eat. – Jamie Oliver

122544. Many kids can tell you about drugs but do not know what celery or courgettes taste like. – Jamie Oliver

122545. I like ties but I prefer not to wear one when I’m nervous. – Jamie Oliver

122546. I worked probably 25 years by myself, just writing and working, not trying to publish much, not giving readings. – Mary Oliver

122547. As a child, what captivated me was reading the poems myself and realizing that there was a world without material substance which was nevertheless as alive as any other. – Mary Oliver

122548. Almost anything is too much. I am trying in my poems to have the reader be the experiencer. I do not want to be there. It is not even a walk we take together. – Mary Oliver

122549. If I’ve done my work well, I vanish completely from the scene. I believe it is invasive of the work when you know too much about the writer. – Mary Oliver

122550. Writers sometimes give up what is most strange and wonderful about their writing – soften their roughest edges – to accommodate themselves toward a group response. – Mary Oliver

122551. I have a notion that if you are going to be spiritually curious, you better not get cluttered up with too many material things. – Mary Oliver

122552. I love the line of Flaubert about observing things very intensely. I think our duty as writers begins not with our own feelings, but with the powers of observing. – Mary Oliver

122553. I have a notebook with me all the time, and I begin scribbling a few words. When things are going well, the walk does not get anywhere; I finally just stop and write. – Mary Oliver

122554. I was very careful never to take an interesting job. If you have an interesting job, you get interested in it. – Mary Oliver

122555. Poetry isn’t a profession, it’s a way of life. It’s an empty basket; you put your life into it and make something out of that. – Mary Oliver

122556. When it’s over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement. I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms. – Mary Oliver

122557. So this is how you swim inward. So this is how you flow outwards. So this is how you pray. – Mary Oliver

122558. To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go. – Mary Oliver

122559. My first two books are out of print and, okay, they can sleep there comfortably. It’s early work, derivative work. – Mary Oliver

122560. In college, you learn how to learn. Four years is not too much time to spend at that. – Mary Oliver

122561. To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work. – Mary Oliver

122562. I simply do not distinguish between work and play. – Mary Oliver

122563. You seem in England to be entirely ignorant of the temper of our people. – Peter Oliver

122564. Our situation here, without any exaggeration, is beyond description almost; it is such as eye has not seen nor ear heard, nor hath it ever entered into the heart of men to conceive Boston ever to arrive at. – Peter Oliver

122565. It is said by the rebels at Roxbury that Col. Watson has given his quota to support the people. – Peter Oliver

122566. The point of our demographics is that we’re not having as many children and the population is stagnant, if not declining. So without immigration, we’re not going to have the population. – Susan Oliver

122567. Australia as a nation, as a set of cities and some regional centres, that project died a death and we didn’t get it up, but I still think there’s merit in that. – Susan Oliver

122568. I think that I could see Darwin having a relationship with Asia. – Susan Oliver

122569. As our cities have developed, they’ve built sometimes small villages or communities that were in place. And we’ve taken for granted all of that child care, the neighbourliness, the help that you get from people nearby. – Susan Oliver

122570. My stage successes have provided me with the greatest moments outside myself, my film successes the best moments, professionally, within myself. – Laurence Olivier

122571. When you’re a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you’re older, it’s a straight part. – Laurence Olivier

122572. We have all, at one time or another, been performers, and many of us still are – politicians, playboys, cardinals and kings. – Laurence Olivier

122573. We ape, we mimic, we mock. We act. – Laurence Olivier

122574. The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass. – Laurence Olivier

122575. Surely we have always acted; it is an instinct inherent in all of us. Some of us are better at it than others, but we all do it. – Laurence Olivier

122576. Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word. – Laurence Olivier

122577. Lead the audience by the nose to the thought. – Laurence Olivier

122578. I don’t know what is better than the work that is given to the actor-to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself. – Laurence Olivier

122579. Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult. – Laurence Olivier

122580. The actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand. – Laurence Olivier

122581. I believe that in a great city, or even in a small city or a village, a great theater is the outward and visible sign of an inward and probable culture. – Laurence Olivier

122582. If he was lost for a moment, he would dive straight back into its honey. – Laurence Olivier

122583. I often think that could we creep behind the actor’s eyes, we would find an attic of forgotten toys and a copy of the Domesday Book. – Laurence Olivier

122584. I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods, feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare. An actor must act. – Laurence Olivier

122585. I take a simple view of life: keep your eyes open and get on with it. – Laurence Olivier

122586. I’d like people to remember me for a diligent expert workman. I think a poet is a workman. I think Shakespeare was a workman. And God’s a workman. I don’t think there’s anything better than a workman. – Laurence Olivier

122587. Have a very good reason for everything you do. – Laurence Olivier

122588. Education is the vaccine for violence. – Edward James Olmos

122589. Because people of color will definitely, definitely become the power base in the Western Hemisphere. – Edward James Olmos

122590. I think in Vice and American Me I played very silent, rigid characters and people remember them. – Edward James Olmos

122591. I support the indigenous people anywhere in the planet. – Edward James Olmos

122592. I learned to discipline myself to do things I didn’t want to do. – Edward James Olmos

122593. I don’t support violence, period. – Edward James Olmos

122594. I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process. – Edward James Olmos

122595. A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That’s how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint. – Edward James Olmos

122596. Chiapas is probably the main concern I have right now for the planet. – Edward James Olmos

122597. Basically, I think that there are some characters that you can just allow the truth of your character as a human being in your real life to come through. – Edward James Olmos

122598. At the rate we’re going, the 21st century looks pretty clear. It’s going to be pretty violent. – Edward James Olmos

122599. And, granted, for a long time, the European has been dominant in certain parts of this Western Hemisphere, but by the end of the 21st century, it’s over. – Edward James Olmos

122600. And I’ve been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice. – Edward James Olmos

122601. Education is the key. But it’s the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don’t have it. – Edward James Olmos

122602. Education is a vacine for violence. – Edward James Olmos

122603. Our inability to relate to one another is very, very, very important. When we don’t have it, we get situations like Bosnia. – Edward James Olmos

122604. You know, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gave of herself. But they are not saints. – Edward James Olmos

122605. You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it. – Edward James Olmos

122606. Yeah, the New York Times is very intellectual and very, very prestigious, but it doesn’t reach the market that People magazine does. – Edward James Olmos

122607. When you’re asked to fly a 747 you better at least be able to fly a Piper cub. – Edward James Olmos

122608. We don’t have as much prejudice as we did 40 years ago, but today it is more educated. – Edward James Olmos

122609. There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We don’t understand what an Indigenous American is. We don’t understand what a Latino American is. – Edward James Olmos

122610. There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran, Korea and Pakistan. It wouldn’t take much to send a couple of warheads off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage, then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems. – Edward James Olmos

122611. Right now, the Anglo people are desperately trying to hold on to the United States, like they tried to hold on to Africa. – Edward James Olmos

122612. Now I also discipline myself to do things I love to do when I don’t want to do them. – Edward James Olmos

122613. I’m not prepared for holding office any more than I think Arnold is. – Edward James Olmos

122614. I’m here to make sense. – Edward James Olmos

122615. I’m always pleased when people respond to the work. – Edward James Olmos

122616. I want to show how strong I am from my roots. – Edward James Olmos

122617. The older you get the more you understand what you’re doing. – Edward James Olmos

122618. With regard to the moral and religious condition of the slaves, I cannot, either from what I observe, or from what is told me, consider it in any way gratifying. – Frederick Law Olmsted

122619. This is just what I have thought when I have seen slaves at work – they seem to go through the motions of labor without putting strength into them. They keep their powers in reserve for their own use at night, perhaps. – Frederick Law Olmsted

122620. The possession of arbitrary power has always, the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility, magnanimity, and truth. – Frederick Law Olmsted

122621. Losing my anonymity in this world I think is something that I find terrifying. – Alex O’Loughlin

122622. The mecca of filmmaking in the world just so happens to be in America. It’s quite simply a case of us just going where the work is. – Alex O’Loughlin

122623. Time is the thing. A show like this pulls all your time away from you. Usually I’ll get home from work on a Saturday about 10am (after doing night shooting) and I’ll sleep until Saturday afternoon. Saturday night and Sunday I’m usually feeling wiped out and I’ve not seen Holly all week. It’s a pretty full-on life, but what do you do? I love my work and there are sacrifices. – Alex O’Loughlin

122624. I do have a stunt double because there are certain things that they won’t let me do. Like they won’t set fire to me. They won’t like let me jump off a 20 story building. There are certain big stunts that it’s just impossible to get insurance to let me do, but for the most part I’d say I do probably 75% of my stuff. – Alex O’Loughlin

122625. It’s nice having your work recognized but having people follow you around is kinda weird. – Alex O’Loughlin

122626. It is such a cut throat industry where you get knocked down so much and get rejected so much. If you do not back yourself up, no one else is going to so you really need to learn to get up, shake the sand off your chest and keep going. – Alex O’Loughlin

122627. I do not think I’m a great talent. I think I’m a medium talent, but I think I understand the business and enjoy the business. – Alex O’Loughlin

122628. I write music just for me. I’m certainly not good enough to do it on any kind of a level but I enjoy that time because it’s quiet. – Alex O’Loughlin

122629. I am a big fan of vampires. I’ve always been obsessed with the genre, and the beautiful romanticism and erotic kind of nature of the immortal being, the undead who lives on human blood. – Alex O’Loughlin

122630. I really enjoy doing charity, for a good cause, it’s like the least I can do, I really enjoy that stuff. I enjoy giving back. – Alex O’Loughlin

122631. I like playing the villain. – Alex O’Loughlin

122632. I don’t know what I’m really good at. I’m really good at sittin’ by the pool. I have to work at that. I’m really bad at auditioning. – Alex O’Loughlin

122633. I’m the son of an everyman. My father is a teacher. He teaches physics at a boys’ school in Sydney. – Alex O’Loughlin

122634. My trumpeting sounds like a goose farting in the fog. – Alex O’Loughlin

122635. We’ve stayed really normal and down to Earth I think, and haven’t let the success thing go to our head. – Ashley Olsen

122636. We don’t really have favorite positions. Its mostly just playing the game that we love. – Ashley Olsen

122637. There’s so many things that we could do. – Ashley Olsen

122638. Some twins feel like they need to compare themselves to each other, but we’re not that way. That’s because of my parents, though, and having six kids in the family. – Ashley Olsen

122639. I am very down to earth and practical. – Ashley Olsen

122640. She’s always there for me when I need her; She’s my best friend; she’s just my everything. – Ashley Olsen

122641. Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware. – Ken Olsen

122642. There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home. – Ken Olsen

122643. When I was a teenager in the late 30’s and early 40’s, electronics wasn’t a word. You were interested in radio if you were interested in electronics. – Ken Olsen

122644. Teamwork was more accepted 40 years ago. – Ken Olsen

122645. On almost anything someone does in the computer business, you can go back in the literature and prove someone had done it earlier. – Ken Olsen

122646. The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. – Ken Olsen

122647. We were never thrown into the situation in the middle of our lives, but grew up doing it. This is all we know, and some people who were thrown into it don’t really know what to do or how to react and this is just kind of natural for us. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122648. Our ultimate goal is to stay in business. We are not here with a specific plan. That’s kind of how our entire career has evolved. We will figure things out as we go along. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122649. We get along really well, but TV and film aren’t reality. We’re best friends, but we do have our fights! – Mary-Kate Olsen

122650. We have been roommates our entire lives. We just bought a place together. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122651. We kinda look at this as the second or third chapter of our lives. After college, most people figure out what they want to do with their lives. But we already know what we want to do in the future and that is to continue to further our business goals. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122652. Our career is a dream. I mean, we get to act, travel around the world, and meet cool people. What’s not to love! – Mary-Kate Olsen

122653. We were always surrounded by people who knew us very well and cared about us. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122654. We did many of our own stunts. We had our hands full. In fact, the roles were physically demanding. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122655. We will probably always be in business together. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122656. We’ve always been fans of a good mystery; we think all kids are, and there weren’t any good mysteries out there these days for kids, so that’s why we decided to do them. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122657. We’ve played producers almost our entire lives in everything else we’ve created. But when working on a feature and even dealing with something like Warner Bros. or another production company, or other details that you can worry about – we definitely learned a lot. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122658. We’ve read scripts, and I think right now we are just focusing in on school. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122659. We played soccer a lot with our friends and at school. We weren’t on an official team or anything, but we’d definitely be up for it in gym or in after-school pickup games where we live. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122660. I am a really bad test taker. I can get straight As in school, but I get nervous on test. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122661. Any time that we have time to take off, we love being home. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122662. We had to decide: Do we want to do Saturday Night or go to our Senior Prom? We opted for Saturday Night Live. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122663. How can you be organized when you’re in Times Square? – Mary-Kate Olsen

122664. Me and Ashley feel like we’re totally different. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122665. I get extra time to take the test because of my ADD. Everybody’s brains works differently and I just need longer for things to register. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122666. I learned how to play the drums. When we were in pre-production, when we were still in LA, I had a couple of drum lessons and then some in Toronto. I got the one beat down and that was it. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122667. I like to go to parties where I know everyone. How are you going to have fun with people you don’t know? – Mary-Kate Olsen

122668. I think one day I want to be on the other side of the camera-maybe directing. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122669. I think we have the same goals in mind. We are not planning on just all of a sudden taking a film and separating. Hopefully one day she can direct me in something, or I will direct her. Or we’ll produce a movie under our company’s name. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122670. I want to go to culinary school because I love cooking. One day I’d love to open up a restaurant or cafe. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122671. If they’re going to write a story they’re going to write the story whether it’s true or not. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122672. Just as we have had great working lives, we have also had good personal lives. For instance, we have made school our number one priority. We have been in school our entire lives with kids our own age. We guess that’s pretty regular. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122673. I love to play games. I really like football, and I also like to ride horses. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122674. Australia is so cool that it’s hard to even know where to start describing it. The beaches are beautiful; so is the weather. Not too crowded. Great food, great music, really nice people. It must be a lot like Los Angeles was many years ago. – Mary-Kate Olsen

122675. When a man lies, he murders some part of the world. – Merlin Olsen

122676. One of life’s most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn’t do our homework, that we are not prepared. – Merlin Olsen

122677. Our coach was absolutely out of his head. He must have read Bear Bryant’s book. We had 78 players out. The first day 35 quit. Twenty quit the second day. We ended with 17 players. It was depressing. – Merlin Olsen

122678. Our whole philosophy was to intimidate the quarterback. We were able to do it. We were pioneers. People still recognize us as, maybe, the best defensive line of all time. – Merlin Olsen

122679. Team doctors’ jobs those days were to keep you on the field. – Merlin Olsen

122680. You are the land. The land is you. – Merlin Olsen

122681. I bet I made close to 20 tackles because nobody on either side knew what they were doing. – Merlin Olsen

122682. Nobody cared about swimming. You could draw a crowd for basketball. – Merlin Olsen

122683. The basketball coach cut me within two days, so I was back in the pool. I was the first one in the wall after the first 25 yards, but the last one out because I didn’t have a flip turn. – Merlin Olsen

122684. It took me a while to realize that basketball wasn’t football. – Merlin Olsen

122685. I’ve caught fish as big as I am. I’ve caught marlin close to 300 pounds. – Merlin Olsen

122686. I was captain and should have set the example. I would lift a minimum of weights. Mine was natural physical strength. I always thought quickness and agility were much more important. – Merlin Olsen

122687. I was always the last one chosen for football games in Central Park. – Merlin Olsen

122688. I probably played hurt a lot more times than I should have. – Merlin Olsen

122689. I can ski out of my back door. – Merlin Olsen

122690. After a few games I knew I was going to be able to compete. The idea of being a star never crossed my mind. – Merlin Olsen

122691. Most exciting for me was to make the Pro Bowl in 14 of 15 years. – Merlin Olsen

122692. I just wanted to be an athlete. – Merlin Olsen

122693. In a way I guess I’d be a bad judge of what it was like because it just seemed perfectly normal to me. – Susan Olsen

122694. You’re looking at a different me than I’m looking at. – Susan Olsen

122695. Thank you for making a web site for me. I was so surprised when I found it. – Susan Olsen

122696. If you were a kid actor, if you had any plans of being an actor as an adult, you were really barking up the wrong tree. – Susan Olsen

122697. As a child, I was always playing some generic child. – Susan Olsen

122698. I was always an Olsen. I never thought of myself as a Brady. I never actually wanted to be a Brady. I always preferred my own family to the Bradys. – Susan Olsen

122699. These days kids get paid enough that they probably don’t need to work too much. The problem is when the person is old enough that they need to work to make a living, and the only thing that they know how to do is what they are already washed up in. – Susan Olsen

122700. As a little kid, I suppose I was a little weird. – Susan Olsen

122701. I’m not really an actress type. I’m an entertainer. – Susan Olsen

122702. There are worse words than cuss words, there are words that hurt. – Tillie Olsen

122703. Time granted does not necessarily coincide with time that can be most fully used. – Tillie Olsen

122704. The clock talked loud. I threw it away, it scared me what it talked. – Tillie Olsen

122705. I know that I haven’t powers enough to divide myself into one who earns and one who creates. – Tillie Olsen

122706. And when is there time to remember, to sift, to weigh, to estimate, to total? – Tillie Olsen

122707. Women have the right to say: this is surface, this falsifies reality, this degrades. – Tillie Olsen

122708. It’s difficult to believe that Al Gore was oblivious to the existing laws. He has to respond at some point. – Barbara Olson

122709. The mainstream media has chosen their candidates and their issues, and they’re not the same as the GOP’s. They are going to be painted as the bad guys. – Barbara Olson

122710. The decision that has to be made was whether it was material, whether he knew he was lying under oath, whether he did it willfully. I think that’s required of any prosecutor who is charged with an investigation of this. – Barbara Olson

122711. Since the end of the Cold War, Soviet aggression had been replaced by a number of particularly venomous threats, from Timothy McVeigh to Osama bin Laden. – Barbara Olson

122712. Mistakes were made is something we heard back in ’92, and that has sort of been the Clinton administration’s mantra. I can’t imagine that Al Gore is going to pick up that statement and carry it through the next election. – Barbara Olson

122713. Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events. – Barbara Olson

122714. There is one question that I don’t think Gary Condit can answer, and that I think is why we all aimed at Gary Condit, besides the fact that he has a relationship. – Barbara Olson

122715. I think that’s going to be an issue: Whether or not voters are going to get more of the same in a Clinton candidacy or whether she really is something unique and has something to offer apart from her husband. – Barbara Olson

122716. I think Gore does have to worry. He is tied to Bill Clinton. We know that there were telephone calls that he made from his office. We know that there were visits to the Buddhist temple. – Barbara Olson

122717. Hopefully, at some point, people will at least credit the Republicans with carrying out their oversight responsibilities and with pursuing a principled course of action even in the face of everyone’s short-attention spans. – Barbara Olson

122718. He decided to plunge on with pardons over the department’s objections, or where he knew that there would be objections if he had let career prosecutors know what he was doing. – Barbara Olson

122719. From what we’ve heard about George W., he has a lot issues that he wants to run on. They’re positive. They’re good. He thinks he’s got a good vision for America. – Barbara Olson

122720. Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice. – Barbara Olson

122721. Phones rang constantly, as if the White House was conducting some kind of pardon telethon. – Barbara Olson

122722. In the mind of Bill Clinton, political considerations outweigh even life-and-death matters of great concern to his own law-enforcement officials, not to mention the nation. – Barbara Olson

122723. People have no tolerance. They think all bugs are bad. It’s the American way. If you don’t like something, kill it. – Carl Olson

122724. Superficial similarities exist between Christianity and some ancient pagan religions. But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities. – Carl Olson

122725. If you must get rid of a roach, use mechanical control. – Carl Olson

122726. Becoming Catholic involves entering into a relationship with the Catholic Church. – Carl Olson

122727. Apparently God takes reception of Holy Communion seriously. Apparently some things are more sacred than politics. Apparently it’s all or nothing when it comes to being Catholic. – Carl Olson

122728. I defer to all these other American poets who, for some reason, I both envy and admire. – Charles Olson

122729. The poem, for me, is simply the first sound realized in the modality of being. – Charles Olson

122730. When will government cease being a nuisance to everybody? – Charles Olson

122731. We’re all moving, moving, moving. Isn’t it nice? – Charles Olson

122732. We all want what’s been suddenly disallowed. – Charles Olson

122733. This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water. – Charles Olson

122734. You can read everybody. It’s not even interesting to tell the truth because to some extent it’s false. – Charles Olson

122735. This country has been unconscious, and it’s got to awake. That’s my belief. – Charles Olson

122736. There is a grace of life which is still yours, my dear Europe. – Charles Olson

122737. The heroes of the present will retreat to the imitation they are anyhow. – Charles Olson

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122738. You can do anything, literally, right? That’s one of the exciting possibilities of the present. – Charles Olson

122739. I’m sorry, but I was born with a towel on my head. – Charles Olson

122740. I’m one of the cliches that has grown up. – Charles Olson

122741. I was playing catch with the European audience. – Charles Olson

122742. I sound like Homer. I mean Winslow Homer. – Charles Olson

122743. I remember way back when I was young, 10 years ago. – Charles Olson

122744. I don’t live for poetry. I live far more than anybody else does. – Charles Olson

122745. I am happy to have some friends here in the kitchen. – Charles Olson

122746. Forgive me if I sleep until I wake up. – Charles Olson

122747. Fact is based upon vulgar matter. – Charles Olson

122748. Atlantis will rise again. – Charles Olson

122749. You don’t help people in your poems. I’ve been trying to help people all my life – that’s my trouble. – Charles Olson

122750. I hope you’re representing the devil’s advocate. – Charles Olson

122751. I’m trying to climb up both walls at once. – Charles Olson

122752. Ladies be seated, a laugh doesn’t cost you a dime. – Johnny Olson

122753. They’ll invite you to all the parties, but that doesn’t mean you have to go all the time. – Johnny Olson

122754. Lights became so hot they melted mascara on women’s faces in early television. – Johnny Olson

122755. Ladies be seated, and let’s have a wonderful time! – Johnny Olson

122756. It took 35 years, but the time was well spent and I think I have established a good stake in the future. – Johnny Olson

122757. I rode into the dawning world of television in 1944 on a train. – Johnny Olson

122758. I have come up the hard way. – Johnny Olson

122759. From where I sit now, I like the looks of tomorrow. – Johnny Olson

122760. Because of her interest and demands, I amplified an average baritone voice into one that is loud and clear. – Johnny Olson

122761. A voice can also repel, infuriate or actually make a listener ill. – Johnny Olson

122762. Ladies be seated, the party has only begun. – Johnny Olson

122763. She said it had been hijacked shortly after takeoff. By this time, the plane had been in the air – again, I’m presuming that it took off on time – for over an hour. – Ted Olson

122764. The calls that I have received from President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the fact that there are other people that are suffering every bit as much as I am, and that our whole nation is going through a tragedy together, I think we have to think about those things. – Ted Olson

122765. You have to take strength from the people that love you and the people that love Barbara and the huge number of expressions of sympathy and compassion and support. That has been extremely moving. – Ted Olson

122766. Well, she managed to – Barbara was capable of doing practically anything if she set her mind to it. In retrospect, I’m not surprised that Barbara managed to get collect calls through. – Ted Olson

122767. The very idea of marriage is basic to recognition as equals in our society; any status short of that is inferior, unjust, and unconstitutional. – Ted Olson

122768. The United States Supreme Court has repeatedly held that marriage is one of the most fundamental rights that we have as Americans under our Constitution. – Ted Olson

122769. My wife had taken off on a plane. Two airplanes had crashed into the World Trade Center. I, of course, like any other person, felt potentially devastated, panicky a little bit. – Ted Olson

122770. I wanted it not to be true. I wanted it not to be her plane. I wanted it – I wanted, if it was her plane, to have somehow survived because she was in the back of the airplane. But we know that doesn’t happen, not with those sorts of things. – Ted Olson

122771. I immediately called the command center of the Department of Justice to let them know that my wife was on a plane that had been hijacked. I mainly wanted them know there was another hijacked plane out there. – Ted Olson

122772. Another argument, vaguer and even less persuasive, is that gay marriage somehow does harm to heterosexual marriage. I have yet to meet anyone who can explain to me what this means. In what way would allowing same-sex partners to marry diminish the marriages of heterosexual couples? – Ted Olson

122773. The plane took off at 8:10 in the morning – or that’s when it was scheduled to take off. And that’s when I believe it took off. I had been in my office at the Department of Justice. Someone told me that there had been the two strikes that occurred at the World Trade Center. – Ted Olson

122774. Americans were told repeatedly by President Bush and Vice President Cheney that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. None were ever found. – John Olver

122775. The conduct of President Bush’s war of choice has been plagued with incompetent civilian leadership decisions that have cost many lives and rendered the war on and occupation of Iraq a strategic policy disaster for the United States. – John Olver

122776. So a truthful assessment of how America is doing in the war on terror as a result of President Bush’s war on Iraq is that we have been set back by decades. – John Olver

122777. Since 1850, burning of fossil fuels, coal, oil and natural gas has increased 100 times to produce energy as the world has industrialized to serve the world’s more than 6 billion and growing population. – John Olver

122778. President Bush’s war on Iraq is viewed broadly in Islamic communities as an attack on Islam, and thus the President has alienated a large part of one fifth of the world’s population. – John Olver

122779. In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television, everyone all over the world realizes that high energy usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth. – John Olver

122780. In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors – all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq’s future. – John Olver

122781. Clearly, a stable, unified and democratic Iraq cannot be achieved militarily by the U.S. – John Olver

122782. As a scientist, my attention became totally focused on global warming some 15 years ago by the elegant and powerful measurements of carbon dioxide trapped in ice cores taken as much as 2 miles deep from the great East Antarctica ice sheet. – John Olver

122783. The most extreme individuals and factions in Islamic countries are now more motivated than ever to kill Americans, and the number of potential terrorists has greatly expanded. – John Olver

122784. America has lost the moral high ground with the rest of the world, and we have fewer allies as a result. President Bush and his administration have undermined the war on terror by using tactics outlawed by international treaty and condemned by even our closest friends. – John Olver

122785. America has also forever lost the service of thousands of good soldiers who are now disabled as a result of battle wounds in Iraq. Many others will need mental and emotional rehabilitation before they can return to normal life. – John Olver

122786. The incompetence regarding body and vehicle armor rises almost to a level of criminal negligence. – John Olver

122787. As this body of knowledge has evolved, a much more critical job for researchers and scientists has evolved into explaining and educating policy makers and the public to the risks of global warming and the possible consequences of action or of no action. – John Olver

122788. The military’s own report says that one-third of deaths and casualties could have been avoided if proper body armor and vehicle armor had been provided from the start of the war. – John Olver

122789. The scientists who do climate research understand that much of the ever increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere since 1850 must be attributed to burning those fossil fuels to produce the energy that drives industrialization. – John Olver

122790. We all know that China is industrializing at a growth rate of 8 to 10 percent per year. China is on track to pass the U.S. as the largest economy in the world in 20 to 25 years, and China is determined to give its people a chance at this high standard of living that we enjoy. – John Olver

122791. We all know we have a problem, a broad problem. Ninety-eight percent of the fuel that is used by our vehicles, our autos and trucks for personal and commercial purposes, for highway and air travel operates on oil. The world has the same problem. – John Olver

122792. We need to make it clear that we will withdraw from Iraq within 6 to 9 months – so that the Iraqis will know that they must stand up and defend the opportunity given to them. – John Olver

122793. Yet, if we accept the solution offered today by this bill to explore and develop for oil on the coastal plain of ANWR, it will be 5 years, at least, and probably closer to 8 before the first barrel of oil flows from that effort. – John Olver

122794. The industrialization of China alone would increase by 90 percent the concentration of CO2 in our atmosphere and would at least increase the atmospheric CO2 by at least another 100 parts per million. – John Olver

122795. Larry Kasdan has made some of my favorite movies of all time so just to be working with him was a pleasure. Now that I have, I not only respect his work but I just love and respect him as a person. – Timothy Olyphant

122796. You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He’s fantastic. – Timothy Olyphant

122797. People love to be scared. I guess it’s a primal deal. – Timothy Olyphant

122798. It’s changed throughout the years, but at one time I was a really big bubble gum ice cream fan. I’d spit the bubble gum pieces in a cup and then collect them. – Timothy Olyphant

122799. There’s not much to do in Atlanta, so the cast went to the gym together, went shopping together, and dinner was always a group thing. It’s that whole summer-camp experience that making movies tends to be anyway. – Timothy Olyphant

122800. Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense. – Austin O’Malley

122801. Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you. – Austin O’Malley

122802. Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces. – Austin O’Malley

122803. The smaller the head, the bigger the dream. – Austin O’Malley

122804. The statesman shears the sheep; the politician skins them. – Austin O’Malley

122805. The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father. – Austin O’Malley

122806. When walking through the “valley of shadows,” remember, a shadow is cast by a Light. – Austin O’Malley

122807. Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art. – Austin O’Malley

122808. When you are dealing with a child, keep all your wits about you, and sit on the floor. – Austin O’Malley

122809. In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin. – Austin O’Malley

122810. If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it. – Austin O’Malley

122811. Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers. – Austin O’Malley

122812. God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it. – Austin O’Malley

122813. A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market. – Austin O’Malley

122814. An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards. – Austin O’Malley

122815. A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood. – Austin O’Malley

122816. A hole is nothing at all, but you can break your neck in it. – Austin O’Malley

122817. Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye. – Austin O’Malley

122818. The sheik is, thank God, still alive and this hurts Bush who promised to his people to kill Osama. – Mohammed Omar

122819. I tell my brethren in Palestine: be patient and continue your blessed struggle. We did not forget you. We are still healing another wound in the Muslim nation, which is the occupation of our land by the Americans. Your battle and ours are one and the same. – Mohammed Omar

122820. I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the unfinished agenda of our noble jihad… until there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam becomes a way of life for our people. – Mohammed Omar

122821. God says he will never be satisfied with the infidels. In terms of worldly affairs, America is very strong. Even if it were twice as strong or twice that, it could not be strong enough to defeat us. We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us. – Mohammed Omar

122822. Believe in God, for with the grace of God the American rockets will go astray and we will be saved. – Mohammed Omar

122823. As for the United States’ future in Afghanistan, it will be fire and hell and total defeat, God willing, as it was for their predecessors – the Soviets and, before them, the British. – Mohammed Omar

122824. This is not a matter of weapons. We are hopeful for God’s help. The real matter is the extinction of America. And, God willing, it will fall to the ground. – Mohammed Omar

122825. We don’t consider the battle has ended in Afghanistan… The battle has begun and its fires are picking up. These fires will reach the White House, because it is the center of injustice and tyranny. – Mohammed Omar

122826. We have destroyed 80 percent of the statues. There is only small amount left and we will destroy that soon. – Mohammed Omar

122827. We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds. – Aristotle Onassis

122828. Find a priest who understands English and doesn’t look like Rasputin. – Aristotle Onassis

122829. I have no friends and no enemies – only competitors. – Aristotle Onassis

122830. If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning. – Aristotle Onassis

122831. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. – Aristotle Onassis

122832. The more you own, the more you know you don’t own. – Aristotle Onassis

122833. The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows. – Aristotle Onassis

122834. To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them. – Aristotle Onassis

122835. After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts. – Aristotle Onassis

122836. You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat. – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

122837. You are about to have your first experience with a Greek lunch. I will kill you if you pretend to like it. – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

122838. The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I’m thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family’s future. – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

122839. One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness. – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

122840. I am a woman above everything else. – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

122841. If you mess up your children, nothing else you do really matters. – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

122842. I’m a Canadian citizen. But I always want to feel at home in Sri Lanka. I’m a member of both countries. – Michael Ondaatje

122843. A writer uses a pen instead of a scalpel or blow torch. – Michael Ondaatje

122844. As a writer, one is busy with archaeology. – Michael Ondaatje

122845. I don’t have a plan for a story when I sit down to write. I would get quite bored carrying it out. – Michael Ondaatje

122846. I don’t see novels ending with any real sense of closure. – Michael Ondaatje

122847. Research can be a big clunker. It’s difficult to know how you can make the historical light. – Michael Ondaatje

122848. You’re getting everyone’s point of view at the same time, which, for me, is the perfect state for a novel: a cubist state, the cubist novel. – Michael Ondaatje

122849. You want to suggest something new, but at the same time, resolve the drama of the action in the novel. – Michael Ondaatje

122850. You don’t want to write your own opinion, you don’t want to just represent yourself, but represent yourself through someone else. – Michael Ondaatje

122851. Truth, at the wrong time, can be dangerous. – Michael Ondaatje

122852. The past is still, for us, a place that is not safely settled. – Michael Ondaatje

122853. The last three books are much more a case of a moment of history, what happened almost by accident or coincidence, like being in the same elevator or lifeboat. – Michael Ondaatje

122854. The first sentence of every novel should be: Trust me, this will take time but there is order here, very faint, very human. Meander if you want to get to town. – Michael Ondaatje

122855. I see the poem or the novel ending with an open door. – Michael Ondaatje

122856. Right now, I have no idea what I will write or if I will write again. – Michael Ondaatje

122857. I tend not to know what the plot is or the story is or even the theme. Those things come later, for me. – Michael Ondaatje

122858. Once I’ve discovered the story, I might restructure it, maybe move things around, set up a clue that something is going to happen later, but that happens much later in an editorial capacity. – Michael Ondaatje

122859. It’s why you create characters: so you can argue with yourself. – Michael Ondaatje

122860. It’s an odd state to be in, blowing the whistle on your home country. – Michael Ondaatje

122861. It’s a responsibility of the writer to get the reader out of the story somehow. – Michael Ondaatje

122862. It’s a discovery of a story when I write a book, a case of inching ahead on each page and discovering what’s beyond in the darkness, beyond where you’re writing. – Michael Ondaatje

122863. It doubles your perception, to write from the point of view of someone you’re not. – Michael Ondaatje

122864. In the book the relationship with Katharine and Almasy is sort of only in the patient’s mind. – Michael Ondaatje

122865. To write about someone like myself would be very limiting. – Michael Ondaatje

122866. That’s Anil’s path. She grows up in Sri Lanka, goes and gets educated abroad, and through fate or chance gets brought back by the Human Rights Commission to investigate war crimes. – Michael Ondaatje

122867. When you’re writing, it’s as if you’re within a kind of closed world. – Michael Ondaatje

122868. My greatest day is yet to come. Of all the things that I’ve accomplished, my greatest day is yet to come. But it will never come if I don’t pursue it. – Alexander O’Neal

122869. If my fans want to call me a love God, then so be it! – Alexander O’Neal

122870. Everyday I strive to, at least, recognise my short-comings and the things I have to do to be the best person that I can possibly be. – Alexander O’Neal

122871. Someday I might have to put down a basketball and have a regular 9-to-5 like everybody else. – Shaquille O’Neal

122872. I put a lot into it, and when I am done playing, I plan on going undercover and then being the sheriff or chief of police somewhere, either Miami or Orlando, I don’t know yet. – Shaquille O’Neal

122873. I play against a front and a back every night, Ming does not have to do that, Duncan does not have to do that, Garnett doesn’t do that. I am the only one that has to do that. – Shaquille O’Neal

122874. I’m very excited about my new agreement with the Heat. This contract allows me to address all of my family’s long-term financial goals while allowing the Heat the ability to acquire those players that we need to win a championship. – Shaquille O’Neal

122875. I have never been a shooter. – Shaquille O’Neal

122876. I had an awful first quarter but I picked it up. To all you single guys out there, it’s not how you start the date, it’s how you finish it sir. A lot of people can, you know, start the date with flowers and candy, but if you don’t finish the date – you know what I mean? – Shaquille O’Neal

122877. Why don’t you bring your face up here and let me punch it? Then you can tell me (if I’m stronger). – Shaquille O’Neal

122878. We’re just going to come out and play. We know that we’re supposed to win all the games, but if we don’t, we just have to take the next game and focus on what we did wrong in the game before and just try to do better at the next game. – Shaquille O’Neal

122879. We want to win. We want to win big. We want to win the whole thing. – Shaquille O’Neal

122880. That is why one day I said my game will be like the Pythagorean Theorem – hard to figure out. A lot of people really don’t know the Pythagorean Theory. They don’t make them like me anymore. They don’t want to make them like that anymore. – Shaquille O’Neal

122881. Our offense is like the pythagorean theorem: There is no answer! – Shaquille O’Neal

122882. One lucky shot deserves another. – Shaquille O’Neal

122883. Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God’s way to say nobody’s perfect. – Shaquille O’Neal

122884. If you got the game, you got the game. That’s why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman. – Shaquille O’Neal

122885. I started out as a football player. I liked to inflict pain. In basketball, it was the same thing. – Shaquille O’Neal

122886. This is a tough game. There are times when you’ve got to play hurt, when you’ve got to block out the pain. – Shaquille O’Neal

122887. I would like to be refered to as ‘The Big Aristotle’. – Shaquille O’Neal

122888. I’m tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok. – Shaquille O’Neal

122889. I want to be strong, dominant. Like Wilt Chamberlain. – Shaquille O’Neal

122890. I started out as a young Ninja and killed all of the Shoguns. I am a Shogun now and I’m holding my spot. There probably won’t be another Shogun after this. – Shaquille O’Neal

122891. I don’t believe that I personally have been changed by the money. The bad thing is people assume you’ve changed because now you have money. – Shaquille O’Neal

122892. And I want to do it the right way, like everybody else, not just a famous figurehead that gets a job because he is a famous basketball player. I want to really learn the business. – Shaquille O’Neal

122893. Being here feels like I’m out of prison. This is the right place, the right time, the right team. – Shaquille O’Neal

122894. But that is the only thing that slows me down is the system. No one, two or three was big enough to slow me down, only the system. It was the system that slowed me down to make my numbers fall. Not because I am older. – Shaquille O’Neal

122895. But, hey I did everything the right way and earned my spot in this game, nothing was given to me. – Shaquille O’Neal

122896. David Stern should get with the mothers of the NBA and let the moms decide what the dress code should be. I asked my mother if I could wear a chain, and she told me yeah. So I do stuff that my parents allow me to do. – Shaquille O’Neal

122897. Everything happens for a reason. I’m used to it, I prepare for it. Like I say, at the end of the day, those in charge of their own destiny are going to do what’s rights for them and their family. – Shaquille O’Neal

122898. I average 25 with three guys on me and they are just looking at stats I guess. – Shaquille O’Neal

122899. I don’t get nervous in any situation. There’s no such thing as nerves when you’re playing games. – Shaquille O’Neal

122900. I guess people think the taller you are the more dominant you have to be. – Shaquille O’Neal

122901. I am the number one Ninja and I have killed all the Shoguns in front of me. – Shaquille O’Neal

122902. I’ve overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse. – Tatum O’Neal

122903. The more love I craved, the more distant and abusive he grew. The role I longed to play was never written into Ryan’s script: daughter. – Tatum O’Neal

122904. Things get so sloppy when you’re under the influence. – Tatum O’Neal

122905. Things with my dad were pretty good until I won an Academy Award. He was really loving to me until I got more attention than he did. Then he hated me. – Tatum O’Neal

122906. When someone was hitting me, or like sexually molesting me, it just seemed normal to continue to do that to myself. – Tatum O’Neal

122907. Ryan finally came to my rescue. He’d thought working together in Paper Moon would help us bond. – Tatum O’Neal

122908. Paper Moon didn’t bring me love. – Tatum O’Neal

122909. My children forgave me at a time when I could barely forgive myself. – Tatum O’Neal

122910. I’ve triumphed over addiction. – Tatum O’Neal

122911. I’ve stood my ground in life, alone, even against overwhelming forces with the might and money to crush me. – Tatum O’Neal

122912. Ryan is my bridge to the past, to memories that lose some of their sting when he recounts them. – Tatum O’Neal

122913. I’ve overcome physical and mental brutality – and fought back. – Tatum O’Neal

122914. I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father’s lifestyle. – Tatum O’Neal

122915. I think all of us feel like we’re a bit on show, all the time. – Tatum O’Neal

122916. I remained Ryan’s companion on the Hollywood party circuit, growing inured to sex and drugs before I was in my teens. – Tatum O’Neal

122917. Certain struggles never end. – Tatum O’Neal

122918. I never dreamed that shooting a film would be so hard. There was less regulation then of child actors’ hours. Even the concept of acting confused me. – Tatum O’Neal

122919. As Peter Bogdanovich would say of Paper Moon: Ryan’s wonderful in it, and he sat there and watched the kid steal the picture. – Tatum O’Neal

122920. Griffin, my brother, 11 months younger, was sometimes the victim of my father’s fury – once Ryan famously knocked out his teeth. – Tatum O’Neal

122921. I have a temper, but I wouldn’t call me abusive. – Tatum O’Neal

122922. I felt privileged to be a facet of such a jewel in the crown of American cinema. – Tatum O’Neal

122923. I do take responsibility for it. I admit to having a problem. I have been to numerous treatment centers. – Tatum O’Neal

122924. I’ve purged myself of bitterness and anger and remained open to love. – Tatum O’Neal

122925. Tradition has made women cowardly. – Nance O’Neil

122926. An actress must be a woman whose emotional perceptions are true, and to make them so, she must have a fine contempt for any art or thought that betrays them for something false. – Nance O’Neil

122927. All this flying around got on my nerves. But then I gave the script to Cathy to get her opinion. When she started to laugh, it was like ‘That’s it!’. I went to LA and I got the part. – Ed O’Neill

122928. Back then I said to myself ‘screw football.’ Actually I just took part in this camp as there was nothing better for me to do. They also didn’t draft me because they thought I was too wild and undisciplined. – Ed O’Neill

122929. I’d loved to wear jeans and t-shirts, but everybody was in the peace movement back then. And that was my ploy. I had to be careful not to say things like ‘I like meat.’ Actually I just wanted to drink beer and to screw. – Ed O’Neill

122930. Security was another reason. You never know what can happen to you when you earn a lot of money. – Ed O’Neill

122931. That’s a big deal for kids, when they come into the kitchen and the teacher is drinking coffee with mom. They react differently on the next day when you say: ‘Sit down and shut-up!’ – Ed O’Neill

122932. When I read the pilot ‘for Married with Children’, it just reminded me of my Uncle Joe… just a self-deprecating kind of guy. He’d come home from work, and the wife would maybe say ‘I ran over the dog this morning in the driveway’. And he would say ‘Fine, what’s for dinner? – Ed O’Neill

122933. I knew I was a good stage actor but I had no idea about movies. And I wasn’t a Paul Newman type of guy. That’s why I thought the stage is just right for me. – Ed O’Neill

122934. I went to Ohio University studying arts and history, and playing football. But I was only interested in girls, my pals and sports. I only did the minimum for school. – Ed O’Neill

122935. I think I ‘turn off’ women. I’ve a kind of a weird personality. Women may think that I’m a mess. – Ed O’Neill

122936. I took a plane from New York City to Los Angeles for an audition. I met all the people. After that, I was told to have another audition, but I didn’t want to go there again. – Ed O’Neill

122937. I was very slender and small. All my friends were on the team, so I had to make it too. I was a very aggressive player. I wanted to be one of the best, but I just ended up as one of the good ones. – Ed O’Neill

122938. In the summer we graduated we flipped out completely, drinking beer, cruising in our cars and beating up each other. It was a crazy summer. That’s when I started to be interested in girls. – Ed O’Neill

122939. Man’s loneliness is but his fear of life. – Eugene O’Neill

122940. When you’re 50 you start thinking about things you haven’t thought about before. I used to think getting old was about vanity – but actually it’s about losing people you love. Getting wrinkles is trivial. – Eugene O’Neill

122941. When men make gods, there is no God! – Eugene O’Neill

122942. Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace. – Eugene O’Neill

122943. Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The grace of God is glue. – Eugene O’Neill

122944. Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors. – Eugene O’Neill

122945. Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors. – Eugene O’Neill

122946. I love every bone in their heads. – Eugene O’Neill

122947. One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers. – Eugene O’Neill

122948. Forgiveness really is so misunderstood, as well as the power it can release in an individual. – Jennifer O’Neill

122949. John Wayne was a consummate gentleman. Bigger than life. – Jennifer O’Neill

122950. When people realize that they have been forgiven of everything, it becomes a little bit easier for them to forgive others. – Jennifer O’Neill

122951. When a person goes into a relationship emotionally needy, they are not going to have discernment in choosing people. – Jennifer O’Neill

122952. We all have human emotions that rob our lives. – Jennifer O’Neill

122953. Very few cinematographers, other than the Europeans, know how to light women like they used to in the old days. – Jennifer O’Neill

122954. My nemesis – my downfall, if you will – was relationships, and trying to fulfill them. – Jennifer O’Neill

122955. If you go into a relationship expecting someone else to fill you up, you’re doomed right off. – Jennifer O’Neill

122956. I would rather have gotten married than have a Hollywood contract. – Jennifer O’Neill

122957. A lot of people got lost in Hollywood while trying to become a star. They lost themselves. – Jennifer O’Neill

122958. I came to Christ when I was thirty-eight. That transformed my life. – Jennifer O’Neill

122959. I had low self-esteem. – Jennifer O’Neill

122960. Forgiveness isn’t about condoning what has happened to you or someone else’s actions against you. – Jennifer O’Neill

122961. It’s always intimidating to meet an icon. – Jennifer O’Neill

122962. I am a sociologist, God help me. – John O’Neill

122963. I don’t want my kids going through what I went through – police stopping you, searching you and all that malarkey. – John O’Neill

122964. I saw some war heroes… John Kerry is not a war hero. He couldn’t tie the shoes of some of the people in Coastal Division 11. – John O’Neill

122965. In painting feathers, you want to create the look of feathers, but if you try to paint all the feathers, you have nothing but disaster. – John O’Neill

122966. We said we would leave no stone unturned to get to Germany and now we are applying the same philosophy towards our tournament preparations. – John O’Neill

122967. Our intention is to give people, however you might stylize it, a tax cut or a pay raise. – Paul O’Neill

122968. This meeting was like many of the meetings that I would go to over the course of two years. The only way I can describe it is that, well, the president is like a blind man in a roomful of deaf people. There is no discernible connection. – Paul O’Neill

122969. I used some vivid language that, if I could take it back, I’d take it back. It’s not my intention to be personally critical of the President or of anyone else. – Paul O’Neill

122970. I pray daily… for peace. – Paul O’Neill

122971. I’m not willing to say I want to return to private life because I’m too old to begin telling lies now. – Paul O’Neill

122972. You better take advantage of the good cigars. You don’t get much else in that job. – Thomas P. O’Neill

122973. It’s easier to run for office than to run the office. – Thomas P. O’Neill

122974. All politics is local. – Thomas P. O’Neill

122975. A good lesson in keeping your perspective is: Take your job seriously but don’t take yourself seriously. – Thomas P. O’Neill

122976. We’re gonna try and bring on all the different aspects of horror movie making and bring on guests and show all these old ’50’s B movies. Not the real corny ones, the real cool ones. – Jerry Only

122977. The main thing is that this band keeps going. – Jerry Only

122978. With us, it’s a very specific audience. If you like steak, this is it for you. – Jerry Only

122979. The new album is a childhood dream come true. Got to sing with Ronnie Spector, got to cover a bunch of songs that were influential in drawing a line between the punk form and original rock and roll. – Jerry Only

122980. My job is not babysitting people; my job is focusing on making the best band I possibly can. – Jerry Only

122981. The Ramones went through a couple different line-up changes, and Johnny and Joey held through the whole thing. So right now I’m the only one hanging in there. – Jerry Only

122982. There were some situations where I was giving up everything I had for the band and I just expected everybody else to feel the same way. I realized I was just kidding myself. – Jerry Only

122983. We got dragged through a system and got burned by crooked lawyers, and the list goes on and on. – Jerry Only

122984. We were watching bands like the Ramones and Blondie and other bands beginning to ignite. – Jerry Only

122985. We’ve been through about a million different line-ups throughout our career. – Jerry Only

122986. The Misfits pretty much funds the Misfits. It used to cost me money to be in the band. I think we got paid the last gig we ever did. After that, we had to work to support our families. – Jerry Only

122987. We have a problem now with parents stealing their kids’ CDs, so the roles have been reversed. – Jerry Only

122988. I believe in God. – Jerry Only

122989. Music shouldn’t be based around money or politics. Music should be a bunch of people that really do great songs together doing them together for the pursuit of having a good time. – Jerry Only

122990. The packaging has to really sell the product today, because kids can go out and buy a CD and then 10 kids can burn them. So you have to really be on your toes. – Jerry Only

122991. Don’t buy the bootlegs, save your stuff, everything’s coming back out. – Jerry Only

122992. I discovered the Clash, the Pistols, obviously the Ramones, Blondie. – Jerry Only

122993. I might not be Shaq, but I can be Kobe, you know? – Jerry Only

122994. I would have hated to been locked into music for the last 20 years and not been able to have a family. – Jerry Only

122995. If we were to hit the level that Metallica or somebody like that hit, we’d have had a hard time dealing with it. I think it would have been our doom. It’s hard for anybody at that level. – Jerry Only

122996. If you really want something you just hang with it. We think our future’s ahead and not behind. – Jerry Only

122997. It’s not how many tickets can we sell, it’s where do we want to play, not where should we play to make the most money. We don’t really care about that. – Jerry Only

122998. It’s time to start really writing some stuff, and I really wanted to write some stuff in the vein of the original Misfits, and this was really the first step in that direction. – Jerry Only

122999. Look at all the Misfits products that came out. We never made a dime off it. – Jerry Only

123000. Danny and I wrote 10 songs in seven days, which I thought might be close to the record until you probably look at some of the Beatles statistics. – Jerry Only

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