180000 famous quotes part 125 – 124001 to 125000

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180000 famous quotes part 125 – 124001 to 125000

124001. Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear. – Ovid

124002. Most safely shall you tread the middle path. – Ovid

124003. My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope. – Ovid

124004. Tears at times have the weight of speech. – Ovid

124005. Enhance and intensify one’s vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality. – Ovid

124006. Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. – Ovid

124007. Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again. – Ovid

124008. Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit. – Ovid

124009. Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low. – Ovid

124010. Often they benefit who suffer wrong. – Ovid

124011. People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude. – Ovid

124012. The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting. – Ovid

124013. Neglect of appearance becomes men. – Ovid

124014. I know if I was a woman I wouldn’t want to be a member of an organization that’s mostly men. – Bill Owen

124015. Give a man a beer, waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, and waste a lifetime! – Bill Owen

124016. I think I am more attracted to characters with a subtext, whatever that is and they don’t necessarily have to be virtuous, but they have to at least be human. – Clive Owen

124017. You go back to those films of the ’40s and ’50s and hear the dialogue, the way the people played off each other, the wordplay. I think we’ve really lost that in movies. – Clive Owen

124018. I just like to keep challenging myself, keep it varied. It’s a craft, and I’m constantly trying to learn and get better at it. – Clive Owen

124019. Parenthood and family come first for me, and when I’m not working I’m cool with the Teletubbies. – Clive Owen

124020. One of the things I’m most proud of about my career is the fact I’ve managed to keep options open. – Clive Owen

124021. I love to mix it up. I love to keep doing different things. – Clive Owen

124022. The sexiest part of the body is the eyes. That’s what I believe. – Clive Owen

124023. I’m not the kind of actor who goes into exhaustive research for each role. – Clive Owen

124024. Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction. – John Owen

124025. The custom of sinning takes away the sense of it, the course of the world takes away the shame of it. – John Owen

124026. Leanness of body and soul may go together. – John Owen

124027. The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men. – John Owen

124028. The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace. – John Owen

124029. After hearing the evidence, I will record a verdict of natural causes. – John Owen

124030. All thing I thought I knew; but now confess, the more I know I know, I know the less. – John Owen

124031. Do you mortify? Do you make it your daily work? Be always at it whilst you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you. – John Owen

124032. In the divine Scriptures, there are shallows and there are deeps; shallows where the lamb may wade, and deeps where the elephant may swim. – John Owen

124033. I wish thy lot, now bad, still worse, my friend, for when at worst, they say, things always mend. – John Owen

124034. All other ways of mortification are vain, all helps leave us helpless, it must be done by the Spirit. – John Owen

124035. The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh. – John Owen

124036. I feel that every time I get the ball at the moment I am going to score. – Michael J. Owen

124037. The powers, aspirations, and mission of man are such as to raise the study of his origin and nature, inevitably and by the very necessity of the case, from the mere physiological to the psychological stage of scientific operations. – Richard Owen

124038. The relationship between a Russian and a bottle of vodka is almost mystical. – Richard Owen

124039. Mr. Darwin refers to the multitude of the individual of every species, which, from one cause or another, perish either before, or soon after attaining maturity. – Richard Owen

124040. Mr. Darwin contributes some striking and ingenious instances of the way in which the principle partially affects the chain, or rather network of life, even to the total obliteration of certain meshes. – Richard Owen

124041. Manifold subsequent experience has led to a truer appreciation and a more moderate estimate of the importance of the dependence of one living being upon another. – Richard Owen

124042. Every step in the progress of this study has tended to obliterate the technical barriers by which logicians have sought to separate the inquiries relating to the several parts of man’s nature. – Richard Owen

124043. But, as we have before been led to remark, most of Mr. Darwin’s statements elude, by their vagueness and incompleteness, the test of Natural History facts. – Richard Owen

124044. Cuvier had preceded Lamarck in specifying the kinds and degrees of variation, which his own observations and critical judgment of the reports of others led him to admit. – Richard Owen

124045. That the variability of an organism to a certain extent is a constant and certain condition of life we admit, otherwise there would be no distinguishable individuals of a species. – Richard Owen

124046. No naturalist has devoted more painstaking attention to the structure of the barnacles than Mr. Darwin. – Richard Owen

124047. In the due exercise of your official power, in strictest accordance with law and the Constitution, you can deprive the enemy of that which, above all else, has given, and still gives him, aid and comfort. – Robert Dale Owen

124048. Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God. – Robert Dale Owen

124049. The dangers which threaten us are twofold: First, from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny. – Robert Dale Owen

124050. We can constitutionally extirpate slavery at this time. – Robert Dale Owen

124051. They feel assured, as to yourself, that if the option remain with you, it is but a question of time and of form when and how a proclamation of emancipation will be issued. – Robert Dale Owen

124052. There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within. – Robert Dale Owen

124053. The people are forbidden to give aid and comfort to rebels. What of a government that has the power to cut off from aid and comfort all the rebels of the South and fails to exercise it? – Robert Dale Owen

124054. Property in man, always morally unjust, has become nationally dangerous. – Robert Dale Owen

124055. Of the unjust rights which in virtue of this ceremony an iniquitous law gives me over the person and property of another, I cannot legally, but I can morally, divest myself. – Robert Dale Owen

124056. Men ever follow willingly a daring leader: most willingly of all, in great emergencies. – Robert Dale Owen

124057. Men acquiesce in a thousand things, once righteously and boldly done, to which, if proposed to them in advance, they might find endless objections. – Robert Dale Owen

124058. It is within your power at this very moment not only to consumate an act of enlightened statesmanship, but, as the instrument of the Almighty, to restore to freedom a race of men. – Robert Dale Owen

124059. It has always been a great wrong that these men and their families should be held in bondage. – Robert Dale Owen

124060. Fulfill – you can far more than fulfill – the brightest anticipations of those who, in the name of human freedom, and in the face of threats that have ripened into terrible realities since, fought that battle which placed you where you now stand. – Robert Dale Owen

124061. How few, since the foundation of the world, have found themselves in a position environed with public perils so numerous, oppressed with responsibilities so high and solemn, as yourself! – Robert Dale Owen

124062. If, amid the multitude of contending counsel, you have hesitated and doubted; if, when a great measure suggested itself, you have shrunk from the vast responsibility, afraid to go forward lest you should go wrong, what wonder? – Robert Dale Owen

124063. Can you look forward to the future of our country and imagine any state of things in which, with slavery still existing, we should be assured of permanent peace? I cannot. – Robert Dale Owen

124064. In days when the public safety is imminently threatened, and the fate of a nation may hang upon a single act, we owe frank speech, above all other men, to him who is highest in authority. I shall speak to you as man to man. – Robert Dale Owen

124065. Property that endangers the safety of a nation should not be suffered to remain in the hands of its citizens. – Robert Dale Owen

124066. It is idle to await unanimity. – Robert Dale Owen

124067. And I hereby distinctly and emphatically declare that I consider myself, and earnestly desire to be considered by others, as utterly divested, now and during the rest of my life, of any such rights, the barbarous relics of a feudal, despotic system. – Robert Dale Owen

124068. Boldness and decision command, often even in evil, the respect and concurrence of mankind. – Robert Dale Owen

124069. After voluntary exertions on the part of our people to which the history of the world furnishes no parallel, is the old root of bitterness still to remain in the ground, to sprout and bear fruit in the future as it has borne fruit in the past? – Robert Dale Owen

124070. Courts of law, and all the paraphernalia and folly of law cannot be found in a rational state of society. – Robert Owen

124071. Never argue; repeat your assertion. – Robert Owen

124072. Finding that no religion is based on facts and cannot be true, I began to reflect what must be the condition of mankind trained from infancy to believe in error. – Robert Owen

124073. You may depend upon it that they are as good hearts to serve men in palaces as in cottages. – Robert Owen

124074. All the world old is queer save thee and me, and even thou art a little queer. – Robert Owen

124075. Man is the creature of circumstances. – Robert Owen

124076. All theological lore is becoming distasteful to me. – Wilfred Owen

124077. All I ask is to be held above the barren wastes of want. – Wilfred Owen

124078. All a poet can do today is warn. – Wilfred Owen

124079. A Poem does not grow by jerks. As trees in Spring produce a new ring of tissue, so does every poet put forth a fresh outlay of stuff at the same season. – Wilfred Owen

124080. After all my years of playing soldiers, and then of reading History, I have almost a mania to be in the East, to see fighting, and to serve. – Wilfred Owen

124081. Never fear: Thank Home, and Poetry, and the Force behind both. – Wilfred Owen

124082. I am only conscious of any satisfaction in Scientific Reading or thinking when it rounds off into a poetical generality and vagueness. – Wilfred Owen

124083. Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose. – Wilfred Owen

124084. Be bullied, be outraged, by killed, but do not kill. – Wilfred Owen

124085. Do you know what would hold me together on a battlefield? The sense that I was perpetuating the language in which Keats and the rest of them wrote! – Wilfred Owen

124086. Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue with enthusiasm after the War. – Wilfred Owen

124087. I don’t ask myself, is the life congenial to me? But, am I fitted for, am I called to, the Ministry? – Wilfred Owen

124088. I find purer philosophy in a Poem than in a Conclusion of Geometry, a chemical analysis, or a physical law. – Wilfred Owen

124089. I was a boy when I first realized that the fullest life liveable was a Poet’s. – Wilfred Owen

124090. My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. – Wilfred Owen

124091. Numbers of the old people cannot read. Those who can seldom do. – Wilfred Owen

124092. She is elegant rather than belle. – Wilfred Owen

124093. The English say, Yours Truly, and mean it. The Italians say, I kiss your feet, and mean, I kick your head. – Wilfred Owen

124094. The war effects me less than it ought. I can do no service to anybody by agitating for news or making dole over the slaughter. – Wilfred Owen

124095. Those who have no hope pass their old age shrouded with an inward gloom. – Wilfred Owen

124096. When I begin to eliminate from the list all those professions which are impossible from a financial point of view and then those which I feel disinclined to-it leaves nothing. – Wilfred Owen

124097. If I have got to be a soldier, I must be a good one, anything else is unthinkable. – Wilfred Owen

124098. Government can’t create wealth, but it can create the conditions for private enterprise to flourish. – Bill Owens

124099. A strong economy begins with a strong, well-educated workforce. – Bill Owens

124100. All the faith and good will in the world is wasted without direction. – Bill Owens

124101. Americans no longer look to government for economic security; rather, they look to their portfolios. – Bill Owens

124102. As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on the domestic side of protecting the United States. – Bill Owens

124103. Freedom is contagious. That’s why despots fear it so much. – Bill Owens

124104. Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership. – Bill Owens

124105. Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide. – Bill Owens

124106. We know that, when it comes to technology and the economy, if you’re not constantly moving forward, then – without a doubt – you’re moving backwards. – Bill Owens

124107. A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world. – Bill Owens

124108. Government frequently has a problem recognizing perception versus reality. – Bill Owens

124109. We must renew our efforts to keep our communities safe, from the dangers of terrorists from foreign lands and from common criminals here at home. Let no criminal believe that tough fiscal times will yield an open cell door and a ticket to freedom. – Bill Owens

124110. True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well. – Bill Owens

124111. This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education. – Bill Owens

124112. Our American story, for generations, is of a people who seek to move forward. A people who look at a mountain and worry not about the tough climb ahead, but dream about the view from the summit. – Bill Owens

124113. Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, no matter what the project. – Bill Owens

124114. Ideally the world would look like Davos, where there’s more security than we can even see on the street. – Bill Owens

124115. It will take years to bring Iraq the democracy it deserves. – Bill Owens

124116. It is the solemn obligation of a leader always to be a leader. Even when – perhaps especially when – you don’t feel like being a leader. – Bill Owens

124117. In this new century, our commitment to family and to faith, to community and opportunity, to freedom and to hope, will be the light that shines to lead us forward. – Bill Owens

124118. If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen. – Bill Owens

124119. Leadership is an active role; ‘lead’ is a verb. But the leader who tries to do it all is headed for burnout, and in a powerful hurry. – Bill Owens

124120. While one party may possess the levers of power, one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas. Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to craft effective solutions. – Bill Owens

124121. I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security. – Bill Owens

124122. I’m in an absolute frenzy towards doing as many things as I can that I want to do today. The rest can wait till tomorrow, next week, if I’m around we’ll take a look. – Buck Owens

124123. If you want me in the Hall of Fame put me in because of some contributions that I have made to country music. – Buck Owens

124124. Lady Limelight is a jealous lady. She wants all of your attention. You don’t have any time to think of anything else but Lady Limelight, because pretty soon that light will be shinning on somebody else. So you better do it while you can. – Buck Owens

124125. My mother told me on several different occasions that she was livin’ her dream vicariously through me. She once said that I was getting’ to do all the things that she would have wanted to have done. – Buck Owens

124126. That was where my dream began to take hold, of not havin’ to pick cotton and potatoes, and not havin’ to be uncomfortable, too hot or too cold. That in itself had driven me to try to find some better way of life. – Buck Owens

124127. We used to get one room and we’d park the vehicle outside, everybody would all take showers and we’d steal towels because we knew we wasn’t gonna have enough towels for all five of us to shower. – Buck Owens

124128. You get up about 2-3 o’clock in the morning and get through about 7 or 8 and 12 hours later you start all over. That’s the worst kind of work a person can do. You have to do these two shifts to get one day. – Buck Owens

124129. I’m from the Bob Wills and the Little Richard school of music. Bob Wills did what the hell he thought, Little Richard did what he thought, and those were my big influences. – Buck Owens

124130. The road had the lonely times, but I kept myself busy. – Buck Owens

124131. The last 16 years of my daddy’s life, he got to work for me, and that made him his own boss and he like that. – Buck Owens

124132. I am who I am, I am what I am, I do what I do and I ain’t never gonna do it any different. I don’t care who likes it and who don’t. – Buck Owens

124133. I’d like just to be remembered as a guy that came along and did his music, did his best and showed up on time, clean and ready to do the job, wrote a few songs, and had a hell of a time. – Buck Owens

124134. And I said, ‘Why not? It’s the truth! Why can’t I say I’m a Beatles fan?’ I used to get criticized for that. – Buck Owens

124135. We were sharecroppers – we were a little bit of everything. We farmed and tried to make something. – Buck Owens

124136. But most distinctly, I remember always saying to myself that when I get big, I’m not going to go to bed hungry, I’m not going to wear hand-me-down clothes. – Buck Owens

124137. I didn’t say I wasn’t gonna do rockabilly. I just said I ain’t gonna sing no song that ain’t a country song. I won’t be known as anything but a country singer. – Buck Owens

124138. I enjoyed the Hee Haw people, but from 1980 on I didn’t enjoy it and thought about leavin’, and thought, hell, it’s an easy job and pays wonderful. I kinda just prostituted myself for their money. – Buck Owens

124139. I found a sound that people really liked – I found this basic concept and all I did was change the lyrics and the melody a little bit. My songs, if you listen to them, they’re quite a lot alike, like Chuck Berry. – Buck Owens

124140. I got to realizing that I wanted to record, I wanted to experiment. And doing those same old songs the same old way – I said, ‘I think it’s time for me to have some fun.’ – Buck Owens

124141. I never expected to record again. I knew I had done everything I ever wanted to do. I was satisfied. But… all the time I’m watching the country music horizon. And I’m sayin’ ‘Lord, is there anybody gonna come?’ – Buck Owens

124142. I was always very grateful to ’em and am grateful to ’em now. I went back a couple of years ago and did their 20th anniversary show. But the longer I stayed on Hee Haw, the worse things got for me musically. – Buck Owens

124143. One chance is all you need. – Jesse Owens

124144. I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up. – Jesse Owens

124145. The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us – that’s where it’s at. – Jesse Owens

124146. Life doesn’t give you all the practice races you need. – Jesse Owens

124147. If you don’t try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody’s back yard. – Jesse Owens

124148. We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. – Jesse Owens

124149. For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world. – Jesse Owens

124150. Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you’ll start believing in it. – Jesse Owens

124151. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust. – Jesse Owens

124152. Although I wasn’t invited to shake hands with Hitler, I wasn’t invited to the White House to shake hands with the President either. – Jesse Owens

124153. A lifetime of training for just ten seconds. – Jesse Owens

124154. The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness. – Jesse Owens

124155. Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust. – Jesse Owens

124156. The first place to start is on enforcement. We who got the ADA passed did the hard part, the heavy lifting. – Major Owens

124157. It is very difficult to get legislation passed. But then the danger always is that you have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power. – Major Owens

124158. It was the best route to get folks to understand segregation fast. Civil rights and women’s rights had a clear history. Making the transition to rights for people with disabilities became easier because we had the history of the other two. – Major Owens

124159. Our government just won’t enforce civil rights laws. The laws will be ignored. – Major Owens

124160. People didn’t always see a person with a disability who had to use a ramp or elevator as people who have been given unnecessary privileges. But I run into that often now. People are saying, ‘Why do we have to go to great expense for these people?’ – Major Owens

124161. In preparation for it, we need to have folks who are trained, we need facilities, equipment and supplies, that are going to be built into our society, and we are going to spend a lot of money on it. – Major Owens

124162. Technology tools such as laptops are the kind of help that we need. A program that provides laptops for all youngsters would close a gap that most of us are not aware of, or will not admit to, which is a tremendous gap in the poor communities. – Major Owens

124163. I do not think we are ever going to be able to, for a long time, get the kind of quality of school personnel that we need in our schools, especially in the areas of science and math. One of the answers to that problem is to use more educational technology. – Major Owens

124164. The kind of society which we still have is maybe, in some cases, getting worse. Competition is becoming a virtue. Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest. Even to see other folks as competition. – Major Owens

124165. People’s lives have to change as a result of this legislation. – Major Owens

124166. I would like to spend my next two years showing how the aim of making technology available to every young person can be built into the effort to make our nation more secure. That is my latest concern and what I will be pushing over the next two years. – Major Owens

124167. I will continue my activities related to education in one way or another. I certainly would have at the top my agenda, with respect to education, the need to do much better with modern educational technology. – Major Owens

124168. I have a great deal of respect and admiration for people who put themselves on the line. – Major Owens

124169. He testified that when you looked at it through the eyes of ‘let’s do it,’ the costs were very small. They were less than they’d had to spend to host a convention of transportation executives. The cost was not that great. – Major Owens

124170. Education technology is very important because we have a massive challenge in public schools. – Major Owens

124171. Competition is such a virtue, and everybody’s so busy competing, they have no time for compassion. – Major Owens

124172. Children are already accustomed to a world that moves faster and is more exciting than anything a teacher in front of a classroom can do. – Major Owens

124173. Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated. – Major Owens

124174. The ownership of computers in the home is far less than the statistics show, because usually when the computer breaks down once, that is the end of it for a long, long time. They do not have the money or incentive to get the computer repaired. – Major Owens

124175. I think some combined pressure could go a long way, could establish the fact that this legislation did pass and we mean business by it. We mean to have it enforced, we mean to have it become effective. – Major Owens

124176. What is our greatest enemy? Segregation. – Major Owens

124177. Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included. – Major Owens

124178. The problem was just a mean attitude that festers and has to be challenged. – Major Owens

124179. You have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power. – Major Owens

124180. We need to get ready for a world where terrorism will not ever fully go away. – Major Owens

124181. We can not wait until we have enough trained people willing to work at a teacher’s salary and under conditions imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom. – Major Owens

124182. We can do it better, more consistently, and in the end, it will cost us less because the students that we produce will be superior to those without technology experience. – Major Owens

124183. We can close the gap and improve what happens in the classroom by using educational technology that is the same high quality everywhere. – Major Owens

124184. Those involved in the program are interested in how to use photography, videos, the Internet, film, and anything related to communications and transmission of information in the most up-to-date modern ways. – Major Owens

124185. Therefore, you are not training young people for the world of today and the world of tomorrow unless you are doing proven technology training. That is one of the reasons I’m so concerned. – Major Owens

124186. There’s a whole set of values, spawned by the vocal and highly visible Republicans, that appeal to the worst in people. Our society is moving in that direction. – Major Owens

124187. There’s a kind of sick security some people get out of keeping away from people with disabilities. They are running away from any situation that’s not totally pure and all-American and that requires them to do any thinking. – Major Owens

124188. The whole community of people with disabilities was alive, politically alive. I give Justin Dart credit for that. He traveled to every state in the country. He really made people with disabilities understand that they had some political power. – Major Owens

124189. High gas prices are eating away at consumer’s disposal income and could lead to a further economic downturn, especially for those whose livelihood depend on gasoline and diesel fuel. – Major R. Owens

124190. It’s a sad day when the leaders of the free world engage in such deception and trickery. I voted against this unnecessary war and will continue to argue that the best way to support our troops is to bring them home. – Major R. Owens

124191. Washington has been ignoring this issue for too long. – Major R. Owens

124192. We hope that the elected officials will respond positively to a ground swell of letters, phone calls, e-mails and visits from parents. The law clearly states that the responsibility for giving a sound basic education to our children lies with New York State. – Major R. Owens

124193. Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies. – Major R. Owens

124194. God may not be there when you want him but he is always on time. – Terrell Owens

124195. I wanted a NBA basketball gym at my house and that’s what I worked hard for and I was able to achieve that. – Terrell Owens

124196. This is God’s world this is not the media’s world. – Terrell Owens

124197. Right is right and wrong is wrong. – Terrell Owens

124198. I feel like football players are overworked and underpaid compared to any other sports. – Terrell Owens

124199. I don’t have to play football. – Terrell Owens

124200. God blessed me to play football. – Terrell Owens

124201. It doesn’t matter what people say about me, I weather the storm. – Terrell Owens

124202. For death begins with life’s first breath And life begins at touch of death. – John Oxenham

124203. The liberal groups spent months raising money so they could take down anyone President Bush nominated. But they have not been able to touch judge Roberts. – Michael Oxley

124204. The risk from terrorism remains acute and the private market cannot continue to operate without a government backstop. – Michael Oxley

124205. The highly skilled workers at Lima have enabled the plant to grow far beyond its original mission, now providing a wide variety of cutting-edge military vehicles and equipment to the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. – Michael Oxley

124206. Leadership in telecommunications is also essential, since we are now in the age of e-commerce. – Michael Oxley

124207. Certainly the advent of technology and electronic commerce has had an immense impact on the real estate industry. – Michael Oxley

124208. We must speed up the deployment of broadband in order to bring high-speed data services to homes and businesses. The spread of information technology has contributed to a steady growth in U.S. productivity. – Michael Oxley

124209. On my parents’ scale of values, the more Western something was, the more cultured it was considered. – Amos Oz

124210. One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same Sea beyond transcending the conflict, is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same. – Amos Oz

124211. Two children of same cruel parent look at one another and see in each other the image of the cruel parent or the image of their past oppressor. This is very much the case between Jew and Arab: It’s a conflict between two victims. – Amos Oz

124212. It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain. – Amos Oz

124213. Israel of the coastal plain, where eight out of ten Israeli Jews live far removed from the occupied territories, from the fiery Jerusalem, from the religious and nationalistic conflicts, is unknown to the outside world, almost unknown to itself. – Amos Oz

124214. In many ways, I regard Sharon and Arafat as birds of a feather. – Amos Oz

124215. If we don’t stop somewhere, if we don’t accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don’t learn how to unhappily coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice – if we don’t learn how to do that, we end up in a doomed state. – Amos Oz

124216. I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about Israelis and Palestinians. I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate. I wrote it as a piece of chamber music. – Amos Oz

124217. I wrote a novel about Israelis who live their own lives on the slope of a volcano. Near a volcano one still falls in love, one still gets jealous, one still wants a promotion, one still gossips. – Amos Oz

124218. I was born and bred in a tiny, low-ceilinged ground-floor apartment. – Amos Oz

124219. I have seen for the first time in 100 years of conflict, the two peoples – the Israeli people and the Palestinian people – are ahead of their leaderships. – Amos Oz

124220. I find the family the most mysterious and fascinating institution in the world. – Amos Oz

124221. Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you take your time. Reading is not an exception. – Amos Oz

124222. But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel, which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere. It is a novel about everyday people far removed from fundamentalism, fanaticism nationalism, or militancy of any sort. – Amos Oz

124223. But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a coalition and who runs the country. – Amos Oz

124224. And in this respect, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful, no less convincing claim. – Amos Oz

124225. All of my novels are democracies. – Amos Oz

124226. A conflict begins and ends in the hearts and minds of people, not in the hilltops. – Amos Oz

124227. Well, my definition of a tragedy is a clash between right and right. – Amos Oz

124228. I recommend the art of slow reading. – Amos Oz

124229. The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic. – Amos Oz

124230. Always two there are, a master and an apprentice. – Frank Oz

124231. I’d like to read a book sometime. I’ve never read a book before. That’d be an adventure. I understand they have pages and everything. Yeah, I’ve got to do that sometime. – Frank Oz

124232. The more work I do, the more important it is to work with people I like – who are very talented. – Frank Oz

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124233. The biggest problems with movies are expectations. – Frank Oz

124234. A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack. – Frank Oz

124235. In order to be a star performer you have to have someone to play against. – Frank Oz

124236. Traveling is seeing; it is the implicit that we travel by. – Cynthia Ozick

124237. After a certain number of years, our faces become our biographies. – Cynthia Ozick

124238. I wanted to use what I was, to be what I was born to be – not to have a ‘career’, but to be that straightforward obvious unmistakable animal, a writer. – Cynthia Ozick

124239. In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better. – Cynthia Ozick

124240. The engineering is secondary to the vision. – Cynthia Ozick

124241. Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as the chief obstacle. – Jack Paar

124242. Statistics show that many people watch our show from the bedroom. and people you ask into your bedroom have to be more interesting than those you ask into your living room. I kid you not! – Jack Paar

124243. Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery. – Jack Paar

124244. One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar. – Jack Paar

124245. Poor people have more fun than rich people, they say; and I notice it’s the rich people who keep saying it. – Jack Paar

124246. Doing the show was like painting the George Washington Bridge. As soon as you finished one end, you started right in on the other. – Jack Paar

124247. I have never seen a bad television program, because I refuse to. God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off. – Jack Paar

124248. Surrender your forces and give yourselves and your troops the opportunity to be a part of Iraq’s future and not a part of Iraq’s past. – Peter Pace

124249. Marines are very good at fighting… And if Gen. Franks wants fighters on the ground and he puts Marines in, he’ll have what he wants. – Peter Pace

124250. There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle… There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender. – Peter Pace

124251. We prefer that the leaders of the Iraqi armed forces do the honorable thing; stop fighting for a regime that does not deserve your loyalty. – Peter Pace

124252. Intelligence we gathered at the time indicated that this was in fact leadership and we struck the leadership. – Peter Pace

124253. From 8,000 miles away… I would not judge a fellow soldier from a friendly nation and how they are employing their resources. – Peter Pace

124254. The bottom line is that after we defeat the armed forces of Iraq, that we will want to and need to provide stability throughout that country. – Peter Pace

124255. Tell it like it is. – Peter Pace

124256. I have to use the word ‘insurgent’ because I can’t think of a better word right now. – Peter Pace

124257. If the security forces continue to be dominated as they are now by political groups or sects, then the people won’t trust in them – and the result will be civil war or fragmentation of the country. – Adnan Pachachi

124258. Everybody seems to be imprisoned in their own sectarian or political affiliations. They don’t seem to be able to rise above these things. – Adnan Pachachi

124259. I think the Shiites want a theocracy. – Adnan Pachachi

124260. It won’t be a question of how well-trained or well-equipped the army is but one of the authority it serves. – Adnan Pachachi

124261. Until and unless we could disband these militias, this country won’t be able to function properly. – Adnan Pachachi

124262. I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don’t blame them. – Adnan Pachachi

124263. An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent. – Adnan Pachachi

124264. I don’t need bodyguards. I’m from the South Bronx. – Al Pacino

124265. It’s easy to fool the eye but it’s hard to fool the heart. – Al Pacino

124266. My weaknesses… I wish I could come up with something. I’d probably have the same pause if you asked me what my strengths are. Maybe they’re the same thing. – Al Pacino

124267. Vanity is my favourite sin. – Al Pacino

124268. Take risks. Ask big questions. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; if you don’t make mistakes, you’re not reaching far enough. – David Packard

124269. Why are we here? I think many people assume, wrongly, that a company exists solely to make money. Money is an important part of a company’s existence, if the company is any good. But a result is not a cause. We have to go deeper and find the real reason for our being. – David Packard

124270. Marketing is too important to be left to the marketing department. – David Packard

124271. You appear to have a good project… we wish you well in this endeavor. – David Packard

124272. Leadership appears to be the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should be done. – Vance Packard

124273. Rock and roll might be summed up as monotony tinged with hysteria. – Vance Packard

124274. The Christian notion of the possibility of redemption is incomprehensible to the computer. – Vance Packard

124275. The difference between a top-flight creative man and the hack is his ability to express powerful meanings indirectly. – Vance Packard

124276. You can’t tell a millionaire’s son from a billionaire’s. – Vance Packard

124277. I agree completely with my son James when he says ‘Internet is like electricity. The latter lights up everything, while the former lights up knowledge’. – Kerry Packer

124278. The good news is there’s no devil. The bad news is there’s no heaven. There’s nothing. – Kerry Packer

124279. Judgment comes from experience and great judgment comes from bad experience. – Bob Packwood

124280. Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where you backbone ought to be. – Clementine Paddleford

124281. A tiny radish of passionate scarlet, tipped modestly in white. – Clementine Paddleford

124282. Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer. – Clementine Paddleford

124283. I established a certain standard of behavior, that, during my playing, there must be no talking. – Ignacy Jan Paderewski

124284. You are a dear soul who plays polo, and I am a poor Pole who plays solo. – Ignacy Jan Paderewski

124285. I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet. – Niccolo Paganini

124286. Sex is a part of love. You shouldn’t go around doing it unless you are in love. – Bettie Page

124287. My favorite actress of all times is Bette Davis in Dark Victory. I have seen it six or seven times, and I still cry. – Bettie Page

124288. It makes me feel wonderful that people still care for me… that I have so many fans among young people, who write to me and tell me I have been an inspiration. – Bettie Page

124289. I was never the girl next door. – Bettie Page

124290. I never kept up with the fashions. I believed in wearing what I thought looked good on me. – Bettie Page

124291. I love to swim in the nude and roam around the house in the nude. You’re just as free as a bird! – Bettie Page

124292. For years I had my hair parted down the middle in a ponytail, tucked down around the sides… Well, I went and cut the bangs, and I’ve been wearing them ever since. They say it’s my trademark. – Bettie Page

124293. I don’t think the critics could understand what we were doing. – Jimmy Page

124294. Almost the moment he died, they put him in Playboy as one of the greatest drummers, which he was – there’s no doubt about it. There’s never been anybody since. He’s one of the greatest drummers that ever lived. – Jimmy Page

124295. But to put out a greatest hits on one CD was totally impossible, I just couldn’t do it. The best compromise was to put out two CDs – Early Days – which is what it is – and Latter Days. – Jimmy Page

124296. I always felt if we were going in to do an album, there should already be a lot of structure already made up so we could get on with that and see what else happened. – Jimmy Page

124297. I may not believe in myself, but I believe in what I’m doing. – Jimmy Page

124298. I think it was that we were really seasoned musicians. We had serious roots that spanned different cultures, obviously the blues. – Jimmy Page

124299. I’m just looking for an angel with a broken wing. – Jimmy Page

124300. My vocation is more in composition really than anything else – building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an army, a guitar army. – Jimmy Page

124301. I always believed in the music we did and that’s why it was uncompromising. – Jimmy Page

124302. After an eternity of seeking the sudden threshold of seeing and finding leaves one filled with a strange paradox of ecstasy and grief. I was born to see. – Joy Page

124303. To manifest your hearts desires you must BE what your heart desires. – Joy Page

124304. Choose beliefs that serve your soul – choose beliefs that serve the grander dream of who you choose to be. – Joy Page

124305. You are the God-being that is here to create life, to breathe soul into your body, to walk this world as your own source of power, love, worth and life. – Joy Page

124306. Don’t let anything stand in the way of you claiming and manifesting the life that you choose rather than the life you have by default. – Joy Page

124307. Dream and give yourself permission to envision a You that you choose to be. – Joy Page

124308. Information can bring you choices and choices bring power – educate yourself about your options and choices. Never remain in the dark of ignorance. – Joy Page

124309. Instead of focusing on that circumstances that you cannot change – focus strongly and powerfully on the circumstances that you can. – Joy Page

124310. Sometimes all it takes to change a life is to decide which beliefs do not serve you and to literally change your mind about those beliefs. – Joy Page

124311. You may not seem able to change some outer circumstances but you can start by changing your inner experience of life and yourself. – Joy Page

124312. You are all things. Denying, rejecting, judging or hiding from any aspect of your total being creates pain and results in a lack of wholeness. – Joy Page

124313. If every year is a marble, how many marbles do you have left? How many sunrises, how many opportunities to rise to the full stature of your being? – Joy Page

124314. Fear is your greatest obstacle – so question your fear. If it does not serve your greatest life then do not make it your master. – Joy Page

124315. Your inner knowing is your only true compass. – Joy Page

124316. Freewill means that the Universe never judges, never interferes with your own choices – and sees you as a being of equal creative power. – Joy Page

124317. People desire to separate their worlds into polarities of dark and light, ugly and beautiful, good and evil, right and wrong, inside and outside. Polarities serve us in our learning and growth, but as souls we are all. – Joy Page

124318. You manifest based on who you are already – so you must own the identity of the dream in order to manifest it. – Joy Page

124319. Basically, our goal is to organize the world’s information and to make it universally accessible and useful. – Larry Page

124320. It’s quite complicated and sounds circular, but we’ve worked out a way of calculate a Web site’s importance. – Larry Page

124321. The ultimate search engine would basically understand everything in the world, and it would always give you the right thing. And we’re a long, long ways from that. – Larry Page

124322. We don’t have as many managers as we should, but we would rather have too few than too many. – Larry Page

124323. I’m nervous as a whore in church. – LaWanda Page

124324. I think that one of Elvis’ charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don’t know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music. – Patti Page

124325. I was a kid from Oklahoma who never wanted to be a singer, but was told I could sing. And things snowballed. – Patti Page

124326. I always thought that Elvis could have been a great actor, and that he was put in a lot of unimportant movies when he could have done a lot of great ones. – Patti Page

124327. A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations. – Russell Page

124328. Green fingers are the extension of a verdant heart. – Russell Page

124329. I have rarely seen the face of a mechanic in the action of creation which was not fine, never one which was not earnest and impressive. – Thomas Nelson Page

124330. Old maids do not mind giving people trouble. – Thomas Nelson Page

124331. She had been dying so long that I had almost come to regard her as immortal. – Thomas Nelson Page

124332. She would have been a very remarkable woman, if she had not been an old maid. – Thomas Nelson Page

124333. Together, we created the STACKED brand and have really taken the product up two or three notches. – Tim Page

124334. It is really hard to make it convincing enough that you forget you are playing a video game. – Tim Page

124335. A large percentage of the staff plays both online and here at the Casinos. – Tim Page

124336. Being able to pit your wits against literally hundreds of other people is really exciting and ultimately the biggest single challenge for a poker player. – Tim Page

124337. First off, the PS2 and PSP can play against each other online. – Tim Page

124338. Initial feedback we got from people was that Poker could and should be a product in its own right. For us, that was definitely a case of us not seeing the forest for the trees since we are Poker nuts. – Tim Page

124339. The key to online play really is multi-table tournaments. – Tim Page

124340. I try and play 2 or 3 times a week to stay on my game. – Tim Page

124341. Stars are like animals in the wild. We may see the young but never the actual birth, which is a veiled and secret event. – Heinz R. Pagels

124342. I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science. – Heinz R. Pagels

124343. The world changed from having the determinism of a clock to having the contingency of a pinball machine. – Heinz R. Pagels

124344. Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts. – Heinz R. Pagels

124345. Science shows us what exists but not what to do about it. – Heinz R. Pagels

124346. I know of no book which has been a source of brutality and sadistic conduct, both public and private, that can compare with the Bible. – James Paget

124347. Heaven help the American-born boy with a talent for ballet. – Camille Paglia

124348. My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm – as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy. – Camille Paglia

124349. My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses. – Camille Paglia

124350. Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it. – Camille Paglia

124351. Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy. – Camille Paglia

124352. Leaving sex to the feminists is like letting your dog vacation at the taxidermist. – Camille Paglia

124353. It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation. – Camille Paglia

124354. If you live in rock and roll, as I do, you see the reality of sex, of male lust and women being aroused by male lust. It attracts women. It doesn’t repel them. – Camille Paglia

124355. If Obama fails to win reelection, let the blame be first laid at the door of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, who at a pivotal point threw gasoline on the flames by comparing angry American citizens to Nazis. – Camille Paglia

124356. Our presence in Afghanistan is not worth the price of any more American lives or treasure. – Camille Paglia

124357. I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity. – Camille Paglia

124358. And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the “mob” – a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech. – Camille Paglia

124359. Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up. – Camille Paglia

124360. Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature. – Camille Paglia

124361. Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions? – Camille Paglia

124362. Though men may be deep, mentally they are slow. – Camille Paglia

124363. All objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history and interrelatedness. And they are all talking at once! – Camille Paglia

124364. If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts. – Camille Paglia

124365. You have to accept the fact that part of the sizzle of sex comes from the danger of sex. You can be overpowered. – Camille Paglia

124366. A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy. – Camille Paglia

124367. Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west’s stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art’s assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth. – Camille Paglia

124368. Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman’s attention. – Camille Paglia

124369. Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak for the poor and dispossessed, Democrats have increasingly become the party of an upper-middle-class professional elite, top-heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers. – Camille Paglia

124370. There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper. – Camille Paglia

124371. When anything goes, it’s women who lose. – Camille Paglia

124372. The only thing that will be remembered about my enemies after they’re dead is the nasty things I’ve said about them. – Camille Paglia

124373. The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical, prudent economics to the electorate – which is why Mitt Romney’s political fortunes are steadily being resurrected from the grave. – Camille Paglia

124374. Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action; its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature. – Camille Paglia

124375. The airheads of Congress will keep their own plush healthcare plan – it’s the rest of us guinea pigs who will be thrown to the wolves. – Camille Paglia

124376. The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience. – Camille Paglia

124377. Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life. – Camille Paglia

124378. Pursuit and seduction are the essence of sexuality. It’s part of the sizzle. – Camille Paglia

124379. Sotomayor’s vainglorious lecture bromide about herself as “a wise Latina” trumping white men is a vulgar embarrassment – a vestige of the bad old days of male-bashing feminism. – Camille Paglia

124380. Rule of art: Cant kills creativity! – Camille Paglia

124381. Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly measured by the success or failure of his economic policies. And here, I fear, the monstrous stimulus package with which this administration stumbled out of the gate will prove to be Obama’s Waterloo. – Camille Paglia

124382. The damage done to U.S. prestige by the feckless, buffoonish George W. Bush will take years to repair. – Camille Paglia

124383. One has to look out for engineers – they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb. – Marcel Pagnol

124384. The most difficult secret for a man to keep is his own opinion of himself. – Marcel Pagnol

124385. Honor is like a match, you can only use it once. – Marcel Pagnol

124386. A secret is not something unrevealed, but something told privately, in a whisper. – Marcel Pagnol

124387. The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. – Marcel Pagnol

124388. Let me tell you quite bluntly that this king business has given me personally nothing but headaches. – Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

124389. My advisers built a wall between myself and my people. I didn’t realize what was happening. When I woke up, I had lost my people. – Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

124390. My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort. – Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

124391. Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people. – Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

124392. I will be singing primarily all the songs from the musicals that I have been in from over the years. – Elaine Paige

124393. Maybe the higher echelons of my range aren’t as easily accessible, but that’s OK; you change the key. – Elaine Paige

124394. Just because you are successful in one area does not necessarily mean you’re going to be successful in another. – Elaine Paige

124395. I’ve never been very good at manipulating my career, but fortunately I haven’t needed to. – Elaine Paige

124396. One was never taught how to begin at drama school. But all it required was one intake of breath. – Elaine Paige

124397. I remember Tim telling me that he had an idea for a musical and he said to me that he was hoping that ABBA would be writing the music, which I thought was a pretty wild idea because they were obviously known very much as pop writers. – Elaine Paige

124398. I have been extremely pleased to support the Trust’s work in the Lupus Unit ever since. Personal experience also motivated me to become involved to help raise the awareness of the disease and hopefully thereby improve the speed of diagnosis. – Elaine Paige

124399. I received the most fantastic welcome to the Broadway Theatre community. I walked on stage to tremendous applause and a long standing ovation, wondering when I was ever going to be able to say my first line! – Elaine Paige

124400. Character is one of most precious parts of you. You can’t get involved in things that will damage your character. – Rod Paige

124401. We are in the middle of an education recession. – Rod Paige

124402. The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal. – Satchel Paige

124403. Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching. – Satchel Paige

124404. When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can’t hit it. – Satchel Paige

124405. I was born in August, no July, 1908. – Satchel Paige

124406. You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat. – Satchel Paige

124407. Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one’s own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man. – Satchel Paige

124408. It’s funny what a few no-hitters do for a body. – Satchel Paige

124409. If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts. – Satchel Paige

124410. I’ve said it once and I’ll say it a a hundred times, I’m forty-four years old. – Satchel Paige

124411. Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don’t move. – Satchel Paige

124412. Money and women. They’re two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn’t do for anything else. Same with money. – Satchel Paige

124413. My feet ain’t got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller’s got big feet, soon the feet start looking big. – Satchel Paige

124414. My pitching philosophy is simple – keep the ball way from the bat. – Satchel Paige

124415. If a man can beat you, walk him. – Satchel Paige

124416. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? – Satchel Paige

124417. I ain’t ever had a job, I just always played baseball. – Satchel Paige

124418. I never rush myself. See, they can’t start the game without me. – Satchel Paige

124419. I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain’t never been seen by this generation. – Satchel Paige

124420. Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. – Satchel Paige

124421. I don’t generally like running. I believe in training by rising gently up and down from the bench. – Satchel Paige

124422. Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter. – Satchel Paige

124423. Ain’t no man can avoid being born average, but there ain’t no man got to be common. – Satchel Paige

124424. Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely to hurt you. – Satchel Paige

124425. Avoid fried foods, which angry up the blood. – Satchel Paige

124426. Avoid running at all times. – Satchel Paige

124427. Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you. – Satchel Paige

124428. Skin has become inadequate in interfacing with reality. Technology has become the body’s new membrane of existence. – Nam June Paik

124429. The future is now. – Nam June Paik

124430. Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life. – Nam June Paik

124431. And ne’er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves, while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves. – Robert Treat Paine

124432. But such is the irresistable nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants is the liberty of appearing. – Thomas Paine

124433. Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one. – Thomas Paine

124434. He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death. – Thomas Paine

124435. He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself. – Thomas Paine

124436. He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to Defender of the Faith, than George the Third. – Thomas Paine

124437. Every science has for its basis a system of principles as fixed and unalterable as those by which the universe is regulated and governed. Man cannot make principles; he can only discover them. – Thomas Paine

124438. Character is much easier kept than recovered. – Thomas Paine

124439. Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man. – Thomas Paine

124440. Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property… Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them. – Thomas Paine

124441. Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true. – Thomas Paine

124442. An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot. – Thomas Paine

124443. All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. – Thomas Paine

124444. A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice. – Thomas Paine

124445. A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right. – Thomas Paine

124446. Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad. – Thomas Paine

124447. When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon. – Thomas Paine

124448. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. – Thomas Paine

124449. We have it in our power to begin the world over again. – Thomas Paine

124450. We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities. – Thomas Paine

124451. War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end; it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes. – Thomas Paine

124452. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. – Thomas Paine

124453. Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one’s own efforts. – Thomas Paine

124454. To say that any people are not fit for freedom, is to make poverty their choice, and to say they had rather be loaded with taxes than not. – Thomas Paine

124455. When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary. – Thomas Paine

124456. My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. – Thomas Paine

124457. I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy. – Thomas Paine

124458. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. – Thomas Paine

124459. If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. – Thomas Paine

124460. If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately. – Thomas Paine

124461. Is it not a species of blasphemy to call the New Testament revealed religion, when we see in it such contradictions and absurdities. – Thomas Paine

124462. It is an affront to treat falsehood with complaisance. – Thomas Paine

124463. It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry. – Thomas Paine

124464. It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe. – Thomas Paine

124465. It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same. – Thomas Paine

124466. To establish any mode to abolish war, however advantageous it might be to Nations, would be to take from such Government the most lucrative of its branches. – Thomas Paine

124467. It is the direction and not the magnitude which is to be taken into consideration. – Thomas Paine

124468. Human nature is not of itself vicious. – Thomas Paine

124469. The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security. – Thomas Paine

124470. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice. – Thomas Paine

124471. It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes. – Thomas Paine

124472. My mind is my own church. – Thomas Paine

124473. Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst. – Thomas Paine

124474. One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests. – Thomas Paine

124475. Persecution is not an original feature in any religion; but it is always the strongly marked feature of all religions established by law. – Thomas Paine

124476. Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. – Thomas Paine

124477. Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. – Thomas Paine

124478. Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best stage, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one. – Thomas Paine

124479. Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society. – Thomas Paine

124480. That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not. – Thomas Paine

124481. That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly. – Thomas Paine

124482. The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered. – Thomas Paine

124483. The greatest remedy for anger is delay. – Thomas Paine

124484. Lead, follow, or get out of the way. – Thomas Paine

124485. These are the times that try men’s souls. – Thomas Paine

124486. Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title. – Thomas Paine

124487. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. – Thomas Paine

124488. Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. – Thomas Paine

124489. The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason. – Thomas Paine

124490. There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the act of thinking and those that bolt into the mind of their own accord. – Thomas Paine

124491. There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice. – Thomas Paine

124492. The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. – Thomas Paine

124493. The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum. – Thomas Paine

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124494. The Vatican is a dagger in the heart of Italy. – Thomas Paine

124495. The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance. – Thomas Paine

124496. The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. – Thomas Paine

124497. Time makes more converts than reason. – Thomas Paine

124498. The rule of the game was never assume that anybody, however honorable, would be able to stand up under torture. If Mr. X, who knew where I was, was caught for some reason, I should move. – Abraham Pais

124499. One of the things I learned, one of the strangest things, is how to think. There was nothing else to do. I couldn’t see people, or go for a walk in the forest. All I had was my head and my books, and I thought a lot. – Abraham Pais

124500. One of the absolute rules I learned in the war was, don’t know anything you don’t need to know, because if you ever get caught they will get it out of you. – Abraham Pais

124501. Once I even took the train to Utrecht, forty miles from Amsterdam, with my yellow star, this star which I still have. Why did I go? I just wanted to visit some friends. I was a little bit crazy, a little bit insane. – Abraham Pais

124502. Of course, relative citation frequencies are no measure of relative importance. Who has not aspired to write a paper so fundamental that very soon it is known to everyone and cited by no one? – Abraham Pais

124503. I spent every night until four in the morning on my dissertation, until I came to the point when I could not write another word, not even the next letter. I went to bed. Eight o’clock the next morning I was up writing again. – Abraham Pais

124504. I love the city and the people here. I’ve been with them for many years and I fought alongside them. – Bob Paisley

124505. I can let the team do the talking for me. – Bob Paisley

124506. No, but you’ve got to be here in case something does happen. – Bob Paisley

124507. I’d always had an interest in physiotherapy and psychology. – Bob Paisley

124508. The physio side probably stemmed from the knocks I got as a player. – Bob Paisley

124509. It comes down to building your own world out here on the road. It’s who you surround yourself with. My band and crew are really positive guys. – Brad Paisley

124510. If you’re really on top, you probably didn’t do that great, ’cause you have to water it down a bit for it to get that mass appeal. – Brad Paisley

124511. In the past, I tried to be more of a typical session guitarist. I wasn’t so concerned with impressing anybody. – Brad Paisley

124512. If I get an idea for a song, I have a melody for it. I’m a musician first. I’m not limited by the fretboard. – Brad Paisley

124513. If there’s a song where there’s a possibility of guitar stuff that would be fun to listen to, go for it. Don’t worry about what anybody thinks. – Brad Paisley

124514. It just gets easier in that you become more you in the process. – Brad Paisley

124515. The nice thing about the world that I’ve been able to inhabit for the last couple of years is that I’m given a lot of freedom. Not all artists really get that. – Brad Paisley

124516. When they say you’re the best, I always remember that the majority of the audience probably thinks someone else should have gotten the award. – Brad Paisley

124517. I’ve heard my share of Van Halen. I never liked rock. – Brad Paisley

124518. With my guys and with the way that we live out there, we work out a lot and try to eat right, but we try to basically keep it our own rhythm and our own world. – Brad Paisley

124519. I go to eat dinner with my folks when I’m home. I think that’s the trick. – Brad Paisley

124520. You look out there and there’s people that, their day is changed because of your contribution to it. – Brad Paisley

124521. Guitar playing isn’t really for everybody. – Brad Paisley

124522. Willie Nelson, out there 200 days a year, calls his band family. And it is. – Brad Paisley

124523. I changed my mindset and figured, Why not try to be really entertaining instrumentally? – Brad Paisley

124524. I don’t stare at a sheet of paper and try to think of a good word to use. I try to see where the story should go. – Brad Paisley

124525. Alison Krauss is definitely my favorite singer that’s ever lived. I’ve never heard anyone like her. – Brad Paisley

124526. Anytime you do something from the heart, people just know it. – Brad Paisley

124527. I like to look at the songs like they’re little movies. – Brad Paisley

124528. Even in your darkest moments, you’ll think of something that’ll crack you up. – Brad Paisley

124529. I’ve been on the road I think probably three years. – Brad Paisley

124530. Even on the most serious ballads, I’ll throw in a tongue-in-cheek remark. – Brad Paisley

124531. I imagine there’s a market for total depression. I grew up on George Jones and that really dark stuff. – Brad Paisley

124532. I love any and all situations where you celebrate creativity. – Brad Paisley

124533. I really worked to try and be creative enough on the guitar parts so those who aren’t real educated would know that there was some difficulty in doing it. – Brad Paisley

124534. I’m aware of the fact that a lot of talented people out there will never get this chance. – Brad Paisley

124535. I’m sure there are a few things in my CD collection that might surprise people. I like classical music, the blues, and I’m a big fan of alternative rock. – Brad Paisley

124536. As a guitar player, it’s harder for me to impress somebody than it is to write a song that they like. – Brad Paisley

124537. The gun is not out of Irish politics. – Ian Paisley

124538. We are angry about paying the highest income taxes and property taxes in the nation and getting less and less for it. We are angry about our incompetent, dysfunctional government that pays no attention to the desires of the people. We are angry about the cesspool of corruption and conflicts of interests and self-dealing that is Albany. – Carl Paladino

124539. People want a grounded government. They want a government that’s going to be responsible to them. – Carl Paladino

124540. Three thousand people died at ground zero. Their families are entitled to a little bit of respect, to respect the memory of those poor people that died there. And how about the families of all those soldiers that died in the two ensuing wars? Aren’t they entitled to a little bit of respect – the kids, the wives, the parents? – Carl Paladino

124541. I want everyone in the Republican party who opposed me to know this: you are welcome to join this people’s crusade. Come aboard. You are both welcome and needed. If we unite, we’ll win – and we’ll rebuild New York. – Carl Paladino

124542. I think the media has been in denial just like the party regulars have been in denial. They just don’t understand that the government that we have today is not what the people want as a government. – Carl Paladino

124543. I see a New York where there is no barrier to the God-given potential of every New Yorker. I see a New York where everyone who wants a good job can find one. I see a New York where the people can believe in a grounded government again. – Carl Paladino

124544. I see a New York where people who are down on their luck can get back on the road to responsibility, a job and dignity. – Carl Paladino

124545. I see a New York that is once again the empire state. – Carl Paladino

124546. I believe in the American Dream because I have lived the American Dream. – Carl Paladino

124547. We’re going to restructure the state government into a government that’s responsive to the needs of New York state taxpayers. – Carl Paladino

124548. Since change is constant, you wonder if people crave death because it’s the only way they can get anything really finished. – Chuck Palahniuk

124549. Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit. – Chuck Palahniuk

124550. Masochism is a valuable job skill. – Chuck Palahniuk

124551. Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet. – Chuck Palahniuk

124552. Maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves. – Chuck Palahniuk

124553. More and more, it feels like I’m doing a really bad impersonation of myself. – Chuck Palahniuk

124554. No matter how much you think you love somebody, you’ll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close. – Chuck Palahniuk

124555. Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives. – Chuck Palahniuk

124556. People don’t want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messed cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown. – Chuck Palahniuk

124557. People have to really suffer before they can risk doing what they love. – Chuck Palahniuk

124558. It’s funny how you never think about the women you’ve had. It’s always the ones who get away that you can’t forget. – Chuck Palahniuk

124559. Reality means you live until you die. The real truth is nobody wants reality. – Chuck Palahniuk

124560. I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing. – Chuck Palahniuk

124561. A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. – Chuck Palahniuk

124562. People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone. – Chuck Palahniuk

124563. I don’t care what they do with my book so long as the flippin check clears. – Chuck Palahniuk

124564. All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring. – Chuck Palahniuk

124565. Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified? – Chuck Palahniuk

124566. Every woman is just a different kind of problem. – Chuck Palahniuk

124567. Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head. – Chuck Palahniuk

124568. Find out what you’re afraid of and go live there. – Chuck Palahniuk

124569. If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up? – Chuck Palahniuk

124570. Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism. – Chuck Palahniuk

124571. If you don’t know what you want, you end up with a lot you don’t. – Chuck Palahniuk

124572. I just don’t want to die without a few scars. – Chuck Palahniuk

124573. Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken. – Chuck Palahniuk

124574. I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions no longer hide the truth from you. When your whole life breaks down. That’s the moment when you have to somehow choose what your life is going to be about. – Chuck Palahniuk

124575. Sometimes you do something, and you get screwed. Sometimes it’s the things you don’t do, and you get screwed. – Chuck Palahniuk

124576. If I can’t be beautiful, I want to be invisible. – Chuck Palahniuk

124577. If I could wake up in a different place, at a different time, could I wake up as a different person? – Chuck Palahniuk

124578. Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education. – Chuck Palahniuk

124579. What we don’t understand we can make mean anything. – Chuck Palahniuk

124580. Sometimes the past seems too big for the present to hold. – Chuck Palahniuk

124581. Your birth is a mistake you’ll spend your whole life trying to correct. – Chuck Palahniuk

124582. You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless. – Chuck Palahniuk

124583. You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be. – Chuck Palahniuk

124584. You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake… This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time. – Chuck Palahniuk

124585. Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that’s usually how you end up crying? – Chuck Palahniuk

124586. When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat? – Chuck Palahniuk

124587. We are not special. We are not crap or trash, either. We just are. We just are, and what happens just happens. – Chuck Palahniuk

124588. We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. – Chuck Palahniuk

124589. The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up. – Chuck Palahniuk

124590. The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. – Chuck Palahniuk

124591. The only difference between suicide and martyrdom is press coverage. – Chuck Palahniuk

124592. The lower you fall, the higher you’ll fly. – Chuck Palahniuk

124593. The answer is there is no answer. – Chuck Palahniuk

124594. That saying, about how you always kill the thing you love, well, it works both ways. – Chuck Palahniuk

124595. Where would Jesus be if no one had written the gospels? – Chuck Palahniuk

124596. God is not disillusioned with us. He never had any illusions to begin with. – Luis Palau

124597. It’s bad when you fail morally. It’s worse when you don’t repent. – Luis Palau

124598. When you face the perils of weariness, carelessness, and confusion, don’t pray for an easier life. Pray instead to be a stronger man or woman of God. – Luis Palau

124599. Feast of the Holy Innocents The most thrilling thing you can ever do is win someone to Christ. And it’s contagious. Once you do it, you don’t want to stop. – Luis Palau

124600. Evangelism is not an option for the Christian life. – Luis Palau

124601. One encounter with Jesus Christ is enough to change you, instantly, forever. – Luis Palau

124602. Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world. – Grace Paley

124603. The word career is a divisive word. It’s a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life. – Grace Paley

124604. Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage to save the world. – Grace Paley

124605. I was a fantastic student until ten, and then my mind began to wander. – Grace Paley

124606. I often see through things right to the apparition itself. – Grace Paley

124607. I don’t believe civilization can do a lot more than educate a person’s senses. – Grace Paley

124608. I believe in a kind of fidelity to your own early ideas; it’s a kind of antagonism in me to prevailing fads. – Grace Paley

124609. All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest, it seems, is an interest in life, good, bad or peculiar. – Grace Paley

124610. You become a writer because you need to become a writer – nothing else. – Grace Paley

124611. There’s a certain amount of disorder that has to be reorganized. – William Paley

124612. Who can refute a sneer? – William Paley

124613. God has been pleased to prescribe limits to his power and to work out his ends within these limits. – William S. Paley

124614. In what way can a revelation be made but by miracles? In none which we are able to conceive. – William S. Paley

124615. What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power. – William S. Paley

124616. What we are doing is satisfying the American public. That’s our job. I always say we have to give most of the people what they want most of the time. That’s what they expect from us. – William S. Paley

124617. White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion. – William S. Paley

124618. There is barely a country in the world where you will be completely safe. – Michael Palin

124619. One of the most important days of my life was when I learned to ride a bicycle. – Michael Palin

124620. People are still crazy about Python after twenty-five years, which I find hard to believe. – Michael Palin

124621. I think you learn a lot about a country from its art. To me, it’s part of the drama of life. It teaches you that there are places, moments and incidents in other cultures that genuinely have a life of their own. – Michael Palin

124622. I think some of the best modern writing comes now from travellers. – Michael Palin

124623. I know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I’d far rather see for myself what’s going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking. – Michael Palin

124624. I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller. – Michael Palin

124625. I always wanted to be an explorer, but – it seemed I was doomed to be nothing more than a very silly person. – Michael Palin

124626. Contrary to what the politicians and religious leaders would like us to believe, the world won’t be made safer by creating barriers between people. – Michael Palin

124627. Armageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the people of violence want us to believe. The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future. – Michael Palin

124628. The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience. – Michael Palin

124629. Americans expect us to go to Washington for the right reason, and not just to mingle with the right people. – Sarah Palin

124630. My fellow citizens, the American Presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery. – Sarah Palin

124631. For a season, a gifted speaker can inspire with his words, but for a lifetime John McCain has inspired with his deeds. – Sarah Palin

124632. In politics there are some candidates who use change to promote their careers, and then there are those like John McCain who use their careers to promote change. – Sarah Palin

124633. I’m pro-life. I’ll do all I can to see every baby is created with a future and potential. The legislature should do all it can to protect human life. – Sarah Palin

124634. I think President Obama is trying to deceive the public in pretending that he was not a part of Congress that has made some decisions in the past that got us to where we are today. – Sarah Palin

124635. I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer, except that you have actual responsibilities. – Sarah Palin

124636. I came to office promising major ethics reform to end the culture of self-dealing. And today, that ethics reform is a law. While I was at it, I got rid of a few things in the governor’s office that I didn’t believe our citizens should have to pay for. That luxury jet was over-the-top. I put it on eBay. – Sarah Palin

124637. I am a conservative Republican, a firm believer in free market capitalism. A free market system allows all parties to compete, which ensures the best and most competitive project emerges, and ensures a fair, democratic process. – Sarah Palin

124638. Here’s a little newsflash for those reporters and commentators: I’m not going to Washington to seek their good opinion. I’m going to Washington to serve this great country. – Sarah Palin

124639. Each of us knows that we have an obligation to care for the old, the young and the sick. We stand strongest when we stand with the weakest among us. – Sarah Palin

124640. Despite what the pundits want us to think, contested primaries aren’t civil war, they are democracy at work, and that’s beautiful. – Sarah Palin

124641. Common sense tells us that the government’s attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy. – Sarah Palin

124642. New terms used like, ‘overseas contingency operation’ instead of the word ‘war’ – that reflects a worldview that is out of touch with the enemy that we face. We can’t spin our way out of this threat. – Sarah Palin

124643. Assange is not a ‘journalist’ any more than the ‘editor’ of al-Qaeda’s new English-language magazine ‘Inspire’ is a ‘journalist.’ He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands. – Sarah Palin

124644. I’m just one of many moms who will say an extra prayer each night for our sons and daughters going into harm’s way. – Sarah Palin

124645. America’s finest – our men and women in uniform, are a force for good throughout the world, and that is nothing to apologize for. – Sarah Palin

124646. America is looking for answers. She’s looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America’s great North Star; it can come from Alaska. – Sarah Palin

124647. A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state, because of our location. I’m not one though who would attribute it to being man-made. – Sarah Palin

124648. Buck up or stay in the truck. – Sarah Palin

124649. We need American sources of resources, we need American energy, brought to you by American ingenuity and produced by American workers. – Sarah Palin

124650. When we talk about fighting for our country, we’re talking about our vote, our vote is our arms. – Sarah Palin

124651. When oil and gas prices went up dramatically and filled up the state treasury, I sent a large share of that revenue back where it belonged – directly to the people of Alaska. – Sarah Palin

124652. Well, I’m not a member of the permanent political establishment, and I’ve learned quickly these last few days that if you’re not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone. – Sarah Palin

124653. We tend to prefer candidates that don’t talk about us one way in Scranton and another way in San Francisco. – Sarah Palin

124654. We need leaders who will stand up for the little guy and listen once again. – Sarah Palin

124655. I love those hockey moms. You know what they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull is? Lipstick. – Sarah Palin

124656. We need independents, we need the GOP, we need Reagan Democrats. – Sarah Palin

124657. Our government needs to adopt a pro-market agenda that doesn’t pick winners and losers, but it invites competition and it levels the playing field for everyone. – Sarah Palin

124658. We need a foreign policy that distinguishes America’s friends from her enemies, and recognizes the true threats that we face. – Sarah Palin

124659. We eat, therefore we hunt. – Sarah Palin

124660. We don’t need to fundamentally transform America. We need to restore America. – Sarah Palin

124661. Washington has got to, across the board, lower taxes for small businesses so that our mom and pops can reinvest and hire people, so that our businesses can thrive. – Sarah Palin

124662. To win this war, we need a commander in chief, not a professor of law standing at the lectern. – Sarah Palin

124663. People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to, but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation – much like building a mosque at Ground Zero. – Sarah Palin

124664. To reduce deficit spending and our enormous debt, you reign in spending. You cut the budget. You don’t take more from the private sector and grow government with it. And that’s exactly what Obama has in mind with this expiration of Bush tax cuts proposal of his. – Sarah Palin

124665. They think that, if we were just smart enough, we’d be able to understand their policies. And I so want to tell ’em, and I do tell ’em, Oh, we’re plenty smart, oh yeah – we know what’s goin’ on. And we don’t like what’s goin’ on. And we’re not gonna let them tell us to sit down and shut up. – Sarah Palin

124666. The Republican Party would be really smart to absorb as much of the Tea Party movement as possible. – Sarah Palin

124667. The only place that the left hasn’t placed the blame is on their agenda, so some advice for our friends on that side of the aisle: that’s where you’ve gotta look because that’s what got you into this mess. – Sarah Palin

124668. The lesson of the last year is this: foreign policy can’t be managed through the politics of personality, and our President would do well to take note of an observation John F. Kennedy made once he was in office – that all of the world’s problems aren’t his predecessor’s fault. – Sarah Palin

124669. The fact that drilling won’t solve every problem is no excuse to do nothing at all. – Sarah Palin

124670. The administration says, then, there are no downsides or upsides to treating terrorists like civilian criminal defendants, but a lot of us would beg to differ. – Sarah Palin

124671. To the families of special needs children all across this country I have a message for you: for years you have sought to make America a more welcoming place for your sons and daughters, and I pledge to you that if we’re elected, you will have a friend, an advocate, in The White House. – Sarah Palin

124672. Sometimes even the greatest joys bring challenge, and children with special needs inspire a very, very special love. – Sarah Palin

124673. Politics isn’t just a game of clashing parties and competing interests. The right reason is to challenge the status quo, to serve the common good, and to leave this nation better than we found it. – Sarah Palin

124674. People know something has gone terribly wrong with our government and it has gotten so far off track. But people also know that there is nothing wrong in America that a good old-fashioned election can’t fix. – Sarah Palin

124675. Annihilation is an absurdity in terms. – Bernard Palissy

124676. That’s what noir feels like to me. It feels like some kind of recurring dream, with very strong archetypes operating. You know, the guilty girl being pursued, falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time. – Brian De Palma

124677. The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the directors know. Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting. – Brian De Palma

124678. The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don’t give the students an idea of what’s happening. – Brian De Palma

124679. Well, I just think through your career you go through different phases, and I just got sort of uninspired by the whole studio process of making and releasing films. – Brian De Palma

124680. Well, like any time you’re shooting documentary stuff, you’ve got to be in the moment, and you’ve got to be able to be in control enough to capture what’s happening. – Brian De Palma

124681. When you make a movie outside the system and it’s successful critically or a moderate financial success, you usually have to go back into the system and make a big hit. – Brian De Palma

124682. Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie, based on a kind of serial murderer that preys on tourists. – Brian De Palma

124683. You know it’s always amazed me – I think the most startling thing that’s happened in the last couple of decades is that there is no sort of objective reporting anymore. – Brian De Palma

124684. You know, I listen to contemporary music all the time. – Brian De Palma

124685. You know, when people want to get any information, research information, it will all exist on these Web sites. – Brian De Palma

124686. You really are as hot as your last movie. And it goes away really quickly. – Brian De Palma

124687. So I like to try to go back and develop pure visual storytelling. Because to me, it’s one of the most exciting aspects of making movies and almost a lost art at this point. – Brian De Palma

124688. I guess what’s most surprised me in most of the reviews is that they don’t seem to get the noir story in the dream sequence, so they analyze it like a straight noir movie. – Brian De Palma

124689. However, I spent most of my time in a Quaker school. – Brian De Palma

124690. I’ve been sort of traveling around the country for ten years talking about independent features. – Brian De Palma

124691. I’ve been obsessed with this kind of visual storytelling for quite a while, and I try to create material that allows me to explore it. – Brian De Palma

124692. I’m always looking for a kind of new musical entity to sort of move into a motion picture venue. – Brian De Palma

124693. I mean, I don’t mind promoting a movie, or talking to the press if it’s going to be used in some way. – Brian De Palma

124694. And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale, because I like these characters. They’re a lot of fun, they’re sexy, they’re manipulative, they’re dangerous. – Brian De Palma

124695. I hadn’t done just a straight-out comedy in a long time, just letting an ensemble do really good character acting, having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures. – Brian De Palma

124696. It’s always great when you discover someone. – Brian De Palma

124697. I don’t see scarey films. I certainly wouldn’t go see my films. – Brian De Palma

124698. I do like directing other people’s material. – Brian De Palma

124699. But, number one, I think traditional noir doesn’t work in contemporary storytelling because we don’t live in that world anymore. – Brian De Palma

124700. And we’ve become very doubtful of our information sources, because they’re all controlled by these huge multilateral corporations. – Brian De Palma

124701. However, ironically, I was baptized Presbyterian, and went to a Quaker school for twelve years. – Brian De Palma

124702. It’s always great to discover a new star of tomorrow. – Brian De Palma

124703. Godard is incredibly brilliant, the things he says. Apparently here in France, the most interesting thing when a new film of his is going to come out are his press conferences, because he’s so brilliant. – Brian De Palma

124704. I’ve dropped myself into straightforward character pieces in order to explore that form and reap its values. But you are sort of restricted visually when your first requirement is to tell a fairly straightforward story. – Brian De Palma

124705. For us democracy is a question of human dignity. And human dignity is political freedom. – Olof Palme

124706. The rights of democracy are not reserved for a select group within society, they are the rights of all the people. – Olof Palme

124707. But as far as I’m concerned, I can still play defense. – Rafael Palmeiro

124708. But I think mainly, you know, just up in the East Coast, it’s where it all originated. You know, Philadelphia. It goes back to the beginning. So, you know, fans have a lot of history, and they love their teams up here. – Rafael Palmeiro

124709. I don’t know who took what. That is pretty private with an individual. – Rafael Palmeiro

124710. I don’t see myself as someone that brings a lot of luggage. – Rafael Palmeiro

124711. Baseball gets better for whatever reason. – Rafael Palmeiro

124712. To snap my fingers and let it go away. Even if it takes the 3,000th hit with it, just let it all go away. – Rafael Palmeiro

124713. Three thousand, it’s just a number. It’s just a game. – Rafael Palmeiro

124714. Well, you know, I left Cuba as a kid when I was 6 years old back in 1971. – Rafael Palmeiro

124715. With all the great products that are apparently out there that are undetectable, for me to take something like that… when people take things that now aren’t even being tested for, does it make any sense? – Rafael Palmeiro

124716. Yes, but I – you know, it’s been such a long time, I’m sure that I’ve got cousins and uncles that I’ve never met before, you know, that I’ve left behind. – Rafael Palmeiro

124717. You just want to be able to have a nice career and make a living at it. – Rafael Palmeiro

124718. You know, my family stood for something that they believed in, and I wasn’t about to turn my back on them. – Rafael Palmeiro

124719. You know, when you first come up, and you get called up to the big leagues, all you want to do is just, you just want to have a career, a nice career. You want to make a living at it. – Rafael Palmeiro

124720. You set your goals to a point where they’re attainable, but far enough away that you have to really go get them. And every year I push my goals a little bit farther away, and every year I work a little bit harder to get them. – Rafael Palmeiro

124721. When I testified in front of Congress, I know that I was testifying under oath and I told the truth. – Rafael Palmeiro

124722. I still feel like I can play defense at first base at a very high level. – Rafael Palmeiro

124723. They try to say this era was a tainted era. But so many great players played in the last 15 to 20 years. This is going to be the best era in the history of the game in my opinion. – Rafael Palmeiro

124724. There’s a lot of history in Boston and a lot of history, obviously, in New York with all the championships. – Rafael Palmeiro

124725. The tragedy of all of this is that it happened to me and it shouldn’t have happened. It ruined my life and my career. That’s the tragedy of this. – Rafael Palmeiro

124726. The other deals with my life and my livelihood and my family and all that I stand for. – Rafael Palmeiro

124727. My parents didn’t agree with what was going on, you know, with the communists coming in, Fidel Castro. I didn’t see the reason why I needed to go back there and be a part of that exhibition. – Rafael Palmeiro

124728. My life was on the line here and my career and everything I worked for, it was hanging by a thread. – Rafael Palmeiro

124729. It was a hard time. It was something I would love to erase from my memory. – Rafael Palmeiro

124730. I’m very happy for the Contreras family. They’re out. Now they’ve got a chance to experience life the way I did as a kid. You know, his kids are going to have a real chance in life now, and the same way that I had it. – Rafael Palmeiro

124731. I’m not sure. I did not set it up. I have never done a polygraph test in my life. I didn’t know what to expect. I was just there to answer the questions that they put in front of me. – Rafael Palmeiro

124732. I’m not going to say what was being used in the clubhouse; whatever happens in the clubhouse stays in the clubhouse. But it was not like it was in your face. – Rafael Palmeiro

124733. I would love to go back and help rebuild that country and help – you know, kind of like what’s going on with Iraq right now. You know, they’ve got a new government in place. They’re trying to rebuild the country. I would love for that to happen in Cuba also. – Rafael Palmeiro

124734. I wish that they could have more freedoms to be able to come and play. I know that the only way that they can get out is by, you know, defecting to another country or whatever, or getting on a boat. – Rafael Palmeiro

124735. I don’t think that – you know, I’m sure that there’s guys that are doing it, because I’m sure in every sport there’s players who want to get the edge. But I think that it’s been blown overly – way more than guys are using it in our game. – Rafael Palmeiro

124736. I wish that they had the freedoms like the Japanese and the Koreans and the Mexicans and everybody else that has that freedom to come over here and play the game, because I know Cuba has a very strong baseball history. – Rafael Palmeiro

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124737. I don’t think anybody ever saw anybody taking anything. – Rafael Palmeiro

124738. I said what I said before Congress because I meant every word of it. – Rafael Palmeiro

124739. I have never used steroids. Period. – Rafael Palmeiro

124740. I hope that people learn from my mistake and I hope that the fans forgive me. – Rafael Palmeiro

124741. I hope that people look at my whole career and appreciate that I’ve given everything that I’ve got. – Rafael Palmeiro

124742. I love baseball, and the door remains open. – Rafael Palmeiro

124743. I respect the Hall of Fame, and if they think that I’m worthy enough, I would be very honored. And if they don’t, I gave it all that I had to this game. – Rafael Palmeiro

124744. I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone’s golf game. It’s called an eraser. – Arnold Palmer

124745. Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. – Arnold Palmer

124746. Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated. – Arnold Palmer

124747. You must play boldly to win. – Arnold Palmer

124748. I never quit trying. I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win. – Arnold Palmer

124749. I never rooted against an opponent, but I never rooted for him either. – Arnold Palmer

124750. I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win. – Arnold Palmer

124751. It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily. – Arnold Palmer

124752. Putting is like wisdom – partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience. – Arnold Palmer

124753. Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character. – Arnold Palmer

124754. The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. – Arnold Palmer

124755. What do I mean by concentration? I mean focusing totally on the business at hand and commanding your body to do exactly what you want it to do. – Arnold Palmer

124756. What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive. – Arnold Palmer

124757. Winning isn’t everything, but wanting it is. – Arnold Palmer

124758. Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge, Capacity for enjoyment. – Arnold Palmer

124759. The advancement of all sciences, especially where there has been such a radical change, have been attended with persecution. – Daniel D. Palmer

124760. Excelsior, higher and higher, but only step by step. – Daniel D. Palmer

124761. Grief causes suffering and disease. – Daniel D. Palmer

124762. He who obeys God’s laws finds him a father. He who disobeys them, finds him a judge. – Daniel D. Palmer

124763. Little deeds are like little seeds, they grow to flowers or to weeds. – Daniel D. Palmer

124764. Man is a physical and spiritual epitome of the Universe. – Daniel D. Palmer

124765. Study first, play afterwards. – Daniel D. Palmer

124766. The best physicians are Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr. Merryman. – Daniel D. Palmer

124767. The mind must be cured as well as the body, as the mind so is the body. – Daniel D. Palmer

124768. The most wonderful study of mankind is man. Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian. – Daniel D. Palmer

124769. The spiritual always did exist, always will. It is eternal, it is changeless. – Daniel D. Palmer

124770. The spiritual is the cause of action. Action is life. – Daniel D. Palmer

124771. The mill cannot grind with the water that is past. – Daniel D. Palmer

124772. Losing is no disgrace if you’ve given your best. – Jim Palmer

124773. Most pitchers are too smart to manage. – Jim Palmer

124774. I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals… I’ve been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training. – Jim Palmer

124775. There’s only one cure for what’s wrong with all of us pitchers, and that’s to take a year off. Then, after you’ve gone a year without throwing, quit altogether. – Jim Palmer

124776. Your memorabilia becomes more significant. It does put you in a different category. – Jim Palmer

124777. Two weeks, maybe three. You never know with psychosomatic injuries You have to take your time with them. – Jim Palmer

124778. You can’t win if nobody catches the ball in the outfield. You’re only as good as the team you have behind you. – Jim Palmer

124779. I sweat. If anything comes easy to me I mistrust it. – Lilli Palmer

124780. Fidelity is a gift not a requirement. – Lilli Palmer

124781. Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it’s really difficult. – Robert Palmer

124782. Eventually, if you had a printer that is IPP compliant, that printer will have a Web address and anyone around the world who can get on the Internet can print to that URL. – Robert Palmer

124783. My access to music when I was growing up was through pirate radio, you know, transistor radio under the pillow, listening to one more and then ‘just one more’ until your favourite track comes on. – Robert Palmer

124784. What happens often – although I’m not particularly a victim of this sort of thing – is that somebody will make a quote, or invent a remark and it gets printed, ends up on the ‘net and it becomes currency. And some of them are so bizarre! – Robert Palmer

124785. Libertarians typically argue that particular obligations, at least under normal circumstances, must be created by consent; they cannot be unilaterally imposed by others. – Tom G. Palmer

124786. What libertarians assert is simply that differences among normal adults do not imply different fundamental rights. – Tom G. Palmer

124787. To repeat, communitarians maintain that we are constituted as persons by our particular obligations, and therefore those obligations cannot be a matter of choice. – Tom G. Palmer

124788. The reason the government sells the census as your ticket to getting goodies – rather than as your civic duty – is that distributing goodies is now all the government does. – Tom G. Palmer

124789. The government has become a mechanism for distributing largess, and your census form is your ticket. – Tom G. Palmer

124790. The first census in 1790 asked just six questions: the name of the head of the household, the number of free white males older than 16, the number of free white males younger than 16, the number of free white females, the number of other free persons, and the number of slaves. – Tom G. Palmer

124791. Obviously, all of us have been influenced by those around us. – Tom G. Palmer

124792. Most Europeans have no idea how wild life can be in north America. – Tom G. Palmer

124793. Obligations may be universal or particular. – Tom G. Palmer

124794. Libertarians recognize the difference between adults and children, as well as differences between normal adults and adults who are insane or mentally hindered or retarded. – Tom G. Palmer

124795. Libertarians argue that no normal adult has the right to impose choices on other normal adults, except in abnormal circumstances, such as when one person finds another unconscious and administers medical assistance or calls an ambulance. – Tom G. Palmer

124796. It is precisely because neither individuals nor small groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation is necessary to human survival and flourishing. – Tom G. Palmer

124797. It is obvious that different individuals require different things to live good, healthy, and virtuous lives. – Tom G. Palmer

124798. If an individual is born with the obligation to obey, who is born with the right to command? – Tom G. Palmer

124799. Guardians are necessary for children and abnormal adults, because they cannot make responsible choices for themselves. – Tom G. Palmer

124800. Libertarians recognize the inevitable pluralism of the modern world and for that reason assert that individual liberty is at least part of the common good. – Tom G. Palmer

124801. Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply impose obligations on others, for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated. – Tom G. Palmer

124802. Abstraction is a mental process we use when trying to discern what is essential or relevant to a problem; it does not require a belief in abstract entities. – Tom G. Palmer

124803. Group personification obscures, rather than illuminates, important political questions. – Tom G. Palmer

124804. But there is no obvious reason for holding that some normal adults are entitled to make choices for other normal adults, as paternalists of both left and right believe. – Tom G. Palmer

124805. Don’t dumb it down. The audience is smart and gets what you are doing. – Bruce Paltrow

124806. Everything has been homogenized. Over time, with television and jet travel, everybody has blended together. Some of our wonderful charm has been lost. – Bruce Paltrow

124807. It’s a prizefight. Get off the stool, take your beating, go back to your corner, rest, and take a beating again. Believe in your own talent. Marry well. – Bruce Paltrow

124808. My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124809. If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece, I would be considered sickly and unattractive. The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason, which I think is foolish. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124810. In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124811. We feel it’s unacceptable to be fat, when it has nothing to do with who the person actually is. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124812. It changed me more than anything else. You don’t want to get to that place where you’re the adult and you’re palpably in the next generation. And, this shoved me into that. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124813. I’ve had a very interesting career. I get to do amazing things and work with amazing people and travel and learn languages – things most people don’t get the opportunity to do. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124814. It’s a waste of time for people to say things they think other people want to hear, or try and come off in a certain way. I try to be as honest as I can. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124815. My dad always said he couldn’t remember a time when I did not want to act. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124816. My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn’t seem to add up to very much. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124817. My playground was the theatre. I’d sit and watch my mother pretend for a living. As a young girl, that’s pretty seductive. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124818. Our marriage is between us. If we decide to continue being together or not, it’s our business. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124819. Sometimes when things you love get really commercial, you end up feeling betrayed by it. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124820. There’s something that sort of weirds me out about actors who want to be rock stars, and the other way around too. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124821. When you’re so out there in the public eye, people are constantly criticizing every aspect about you. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124822. Women were real box office stars in the ’40s, more so than men. People loved to see women’s films. I think it was better then, except for the studio system. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124823. I’m an artist, and the need to get inside myself and be creative and be other people is a part of who I am. I don’t imagine I’ll abandon that completely. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124824. The Jewish part of me is superstitious. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124825. I have a very highly developed sense of denial. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124826. As I absorbed life here and understood it better, I just completely fell in love with England. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124827. Beauty fades! I just turned 29, so I probably don’t have that many good years left in me. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124828. Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124829. Because I was newly pregnant, I was sick as a dog, yet I knew all my lines from a year before. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124830. I don’t know who decided that skinny was more appealing than not skinny. It seems arbitrary. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124831. The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it’s so addictive. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124832. I just had a baby. I’m not going to work unless it’s something really special and meaningful, because I can’t imagine missing all that time with my daughter. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124833. I moved to New York from California when I was 11, so initially I was seen as the California person for a while. I didn’t feel like I was popular, but I did feel confident. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124834. I understand what it feels like not to like aspects of yourself. There have been times that I have felt really terrible about the way I look. I have the seed of that feeling. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124835. I wasn’t the high-school play queen or anything. And my parents would let not me act until I graduated from college. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124836. I was having such a hard time when I made Sylvia. I gave everything I had for that role. It’s one or two or three things I’m most proud of in terms of my work. But it was very dark. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124837. I put on the fat suit and went outside and walked around. I was really nervous about being found out, but nobody would even make eye contact with me. It really upset me. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124838. I understand that if you set out to be a celebrity, then you asked for it, but all I wanted to be was an actor. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124839. I try to remember, as I hear about friends getting engaged, that it’s not about the ring. It’s a grave thing, getting married. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124840. I spend a good portion of my dinner-party conversation defending America because no matter what the political agenda, it’s still a fantastic, amazing place. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124841. I say what I think, and I stand behind what I say. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124842. I really like where Tony Robbins says that we’re all hypnotized to see beauty this one specific way, and it’s true. – Gwyneth Paltrow

124843. The opponents of this process have always tried to vilify westernization as a poor imitation. – Orhan Pamuk

124844. Well, on the one hand the Turks have the legitimate need to defend their national dignity – and this includes being recognized as a part of the west and Europe. – Orhan Pamuk

124845. I really don’t want to portray the Islamists as simply evil, the way it’s often done in the west. – Orhan Pamuk

124846. I see Turkey’s future as being in Europe, as one of many prosperous, tolerant, democratic countries. – Orhan Pamuk

124847. I want to describe the psychological state of the people in a certain city. – Orhan Pamuk

124848. My hero wants to belong too, but he doesn’t want to give up all the things he came to value in the west. – Orhan Pamuk

124849. The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices which advocate views I find personally abhorrent, whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup. – Orhan Pamuk

124850. The hero of the book does long to experience God. But his conception of God is very western. – Orhan Pamuk

124851. At first my publisher had reservations about publishing it in the form you are familiar with. – Orhan Pamuk

124852. There’s been quite a clear upswing in nationalist sentiments. Everyone is talking about it, in Turkey as well. – Orhan Pamuk

124853. These political movements flourish on the margins of Turkish society because of poverty and because of the people’s feeling that they are not being represented. – Orhan Pamuk

124854. The secularists in Turkey haven’t underestimated religion, they just made the mistake of believing they could control it with the power of the army alone. – Orhan Pamuk

124855. The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war. – Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

124856. It may be doubtful, at first, whether a person is an enemy or friend. Meat, if not properly digested, becomes poison; But poison, if used rightly, may turn medicinal. – Saskya Pandita

124857. When many work together for a goal, Great things may be accomplished. It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants. – Saskya Pandita

124858. Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about. – Saskya Pandita

124859. If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes. – Saskya Pandita

124860. Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity. – Saskya Pandita

124861. Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior. A burning stick, though turned to the ground, has its flame drawn upwards. – Saskya Pandita

124862. By depending on the great, The small may rise high. See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top. – Saskya Pandita

124863. Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man. – Saskya Pandita

124864. The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics. – Emmeline Pankhurst

124865. Justice and judgment lie often a world apart. – Emmeline Pankhurst

124866. There is something that Governments care for far more than human life, and that is the security of property, and so it is through property that we shall strike the enemy. Be militant each in your own way. I incite this meeting to rebellion. – Emmeline Pankhurst

124867. Trust in God – she will provide. – Emmeline Pankhurst

124868. We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers. – Emmeline Pankhurst

124869. Love and freedom are vital to the creation and upbringing of a child. – Sylvia Pankhurst

124870. I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving. – Sylvia Pankhurst

124871. I’ve been saying in the press that being a NY Post investigator reporter is an oxymoron. – Joe Pantoliano

124872. We should do another 10 Bad Boys movies. I could come in in one of those electric wheelchairs, like Peter Sellers in Dr Strangelove, just shouting away. – Joe Pantoliano

124873. The greatest leading man, in my opinion, will always be Cary Grant. – Joe Pantoliano

124874. The Moguls is a story about guys that have all grown up together and are now in their late 40s, early 50s. – Joe Pantoliano

124875. There aren’t any small parts, only small paychecks. – Joe Pantoliano

124876. They actually bought me for Daredevil 2, but they have to exercise the option. – Joe Pantoliano

124877. They’ve been talking about Pi, which I haven’t seen, they’ve been comparing it to Usual Suspects, Sixth Sense, and Fight Club, and I didn’t see that either. – Joe Pantoliano

124878. I wanted to play a good guy after doing this lunatic on The Sopranos for two years. And then they did the sequel to Bad Boys, where I get to play the barking captain again. – Joe Pantoliano

124879. We have to promote a movie. It’s just extraordinary that everybody I’m talkin’ to loves this movie. – Joe Pantoliano

124880. That’s another reason I did Daredevil: I didn’t get killed off in it. – Joe Pantoliano

124881. What the hell did I do in the 80’s? Midnight Run. A perfect movie. Just a perfect movie. – Joe Pantoliano

124882. When I got the script for Memento, I read it and I got killed off on page one and I fired my agent. – Joe Pantoliano

124883. When I interview somebody, I look at their resume to see what they’ve done, who they’ve worked with, and how many times. If they’ve gotten repeat work. Those are the kinds of actors I want to hire. – Joe Pantoliano

124884. When you work for Bruckheimer, you don’t get it any better. He’s the ultimate producer. I’ve had the good fortune of working with some great producers over the years. – Joe Pantoliano

124885. You’ll never see me in the red leather. I don’t have the chin for it. – Joe Pantoliano

124886. When we were making The Fugitive, we all thought it was going to bomb. – Joe Pantoliano

124887. Twelve to 15 years of acting school, and I am being a bird. – Joe Pantoliano

124888. In private some critics have come up to me afterwards and told me they honestly enjoyed the movie. Then they’d tell me that they’re still going to have to write it up negatively. – Joe Pantoliano

124889. Bad Boys II has knocked everyone’s socks off. – Joe Pantoliano

124890. Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative. – Joe Pantoliano

124891. I don’t like directors that just say, Stand there and now do this. – Joe Pantoliano

124892. I think one of the geniuses of Bound and The Matrix and Memento is the complete collaboration of the effort. There were no rotten apples. – Joe Pantoliano

124893. I’ve been on jobs where there’s that one actor who is just a miserable, miserable no-good, dirty bastard, and it just turns the whole process sour. – Joe Pantoliano

124894. I’ve been so good in so many movies that nobody saw. – Joe Pantoliano

124895. The camera looks into your soul. – Joe Pantoliano

124896. I’ve worked with Steven Spielberg three times. I’m proud to say that I’m one of those actors that continues to get hired by the same directors. – Joe Pantoliano

124897. The amateur porn business makes $11 billion a year. They don’t get bad reviews. – Joe Pantoliano

124898. It’s all about people. It’s all about the subjectivity of what people love. – Joe Pantoliano

124899. It’s such a luxury to be able to be happy about going to work in the morning. – Joe Pantoliano

124900. Let’s face it, 80 percent of the work I do my kids can’t see. – Joe Pantoliano

124901. Living in the projects helped me with this role. – Joe Pantoliano

124902. One thing that’s great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn’t rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won’t hurt my career. – Joe Pantoliano

124903. Actors always have opinions. – Joe Pantoliano

124904. I’ve been very successful doing voices in movies. I did Olive, the Other Reindeer, with Drew Barrymore, and I did Cats and Dogs. My children came to some of the sessions. – Joe Pantoliano

124905. Who owns the NY Post? 20th Century Fox. Talk about vertical integration. – Joe Pantoliano

124906. It is conceivable that a party might gain the majority in parliament and claims the government for itself. – Franz von Papen

124907. It is to be hoped that the leaders of this movement will place the nation above the party. – Franz von Papen

124908. Names and individuals are unimportant when Germany’s final fate is at stake. – Franz von Papen

124909. Party domination and State leadership are concepts incompatible with one another. – Franz von Papen

124910. The essence of conservative ideology is its being anchored in the divine order of things. – Franz von Papen

124911. The nation demands a movement which has written upon its banner the internal and external national freedom that it will act as if it were the spiritual, social and political conscience of the nation. – Franz von Papen

124912. We decline the claim to power by parties which want to own their followers body and soul, and which want to put themselves over and above the whole nation. – Franz von Papen

124913. The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge. – Seymour Papert

124914. Humans: become atheists each and all! God will nevertheless welcome you with all his heart! – Giovanni Papini

124915. There are those who have a desire to love, but do not have the capacity to love. – Giovanni Papini

124916. Well, the years from 10 to 20, when your body, mind and everything is like changing every five minutes, can be pretty torturing. And most of the interesting characters, I think, are somewhat tortured or torturous. I’m 20 now, so I’m only just an adult. – Anna Paquin

124917. I don’t know what it is that I’m doing, but I’m really enjoying myself. And I’m free to do it as much as I want. – Anna Paquin

124918. If we want to make a statement about a man’s nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed. – Paracelsus

124919. Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements. – Paracelsus

124920. Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines. – Paracelsus

124921. Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true. – Paracelsus

124922. However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream. – Paracelsus

124923. From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed to artists in their sleep and in dreams, so that at all times they ardently desired them. – Paracelsus

124924. For one country is different from another; its earth is different, as are its stones, wines, bread, meat, and everything that grows and thrives in a specific region. – Paracelsus

124925. For it is we who must pray for our daily bread, and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour, our skill and preparation. – Paracelsus

124926. But is not He who created it for the sake of the sick body more than the remedy? And is not He who cures the soul, which is more than the body, greater? – Paracelsus

124927. Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration. – Paracelsus

124928. Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided. – Paracelsus

124929. Nature also forges man, now a gold man, now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man. – Paracelsus

124930. This is alchemy, and this is the office of Vulcan; he is the apothecary and chemist of the medicine. – Paracelsus

124931. Medicine rests upon four pillars – philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics. – Paracelsus

124932. What sense would it make or what would it benfit a physician if he discovered the origin of the diseases but could not cure or alleviate them? – Paracelsus

124933. The interpretation of dreams is a great art. – Paracelsus

124934. What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross. – Paracelsus

124935. Often the remedy is deemed the highest good because it helps so many. – Paracelsus

124936. We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself. – Paracelsus

124937. Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow. – Paracelsus

124938. This process is alchemy: its founder is the smith Vulcan. – Paracelsus

124939. The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament. – Paracelsus

124940. The dose makes the poison. – Paracelsus

124941. Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy. – Paracelsus

124942. Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster. – Paracelsus

124943. The physician must give heed to the region in which the patient lives, that is to say, to its type and peculiarities. – Paracelsus

124944. Man is a microcosm, or a little world, because he is an extract from all the stars and planets of the whole firmament, from the earth and the elements; and so he is their quintessence. – Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

124945. When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven, as it were, and from it the work that he desires to create flows into him… For such is the immensity of man that he is greater than heaven and earth. – Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

124946. A mortal lives not through that breath that flows in and that flows out. The source of his life is another and this causes the breath to flow. – Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

124947. So long as we do not blow our brains out, we have decided life is worth living. – Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

124948. Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often. – Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

124949. The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind. – Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

124950. It has been extraordinary, wonderful, I’ve been three feet off the ground since I made that first record. – Vanessa Paradis

124951. The only thing I want to say is, I know I’m not Einstein, but I’m not the queen of the imbeciles either. – Vanessa Paradis

124952. Don’t worry about it. It’s just a bunch of guys with an odd-shaped ball. – Bill Parcells

124953. I like linebackers. I collect ’em. You can’t have too many good ones. – Bill Parcells

124954. My entire life has been spent thinking about this game. That’s pretty narrow… I don’t view myself as a person who’s well-versed in very many subjects. I’m not proud of that. – Bill Parcells

124955. You are what you are. – Bill Parcells

124956. Something goes wrong, I yell at them -“Fix it”- whether it’s their fault or not. You can only really yell at the players you trust. – Bill Parcells

124957. No matter how much you’ve won, no matter how many games, no matter how many championships, no matter how many Super Bowls, you’re not winning now, so you stink. – Bill Parcells

124958. Success is never final, but failure can be. – Bill Parcells

124959. When you don’t know that you don’t know, it’s a lot different than when you do know that you don’t know. – Bill Parcells

124960. There is winning and there is misery. – Bill Parcells

124961. She knew what all smart women knew: Laughter made you live better and longer. – Gail Parent

124962. Volleyball is a Jewish sport. It’s fun, and nobody can get hurt. – Gail Parent

124963. Give me the fruitful error any time, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. You can keep your sterile truth for yourself. – Vilfredo Pareto

124964. Give me a fruitful error anytime, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. – Vilfredo Pareto

124965. I love to sing. I’m a soprano. – Sara Paretsky

124966. I’m a grandmother, and a mighty proud one. – Sara Paretsky

124967. I grew up in conservative rural Kansas in the 1950s when it was expected that girls would not have a life outside the home, so educating them was a waste of time. – Sara Paretsky

124968. I had wanted to write Ghost Country for a long time, but it wouldn’t work. – Sara Paretsky

124969. I have a friend who lives in the South Side of Chicago. I helped out at a church charity there where they try to give a bit of cohesion to a desperate area. Everyone was very welcoming. – Sara Paretsky

124970. I live and die with the Chicago Cubs. – Sara Paretsky

124971. I realised I’d never climb Everest but thought I could still write a book. – Sara Paretsky

124972. I spent 10 years as a marketing manager. I’ve found my experience in the financial world invaluable background for writing about white-collar crimes. – Sara Paretsky

124973. I thought it was time for a tough, smart, likable female private investigator, and that’s how VI came to life. – Sara Paretsky

124974. I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science. – Sara Paretsky

124975. The possibility of bringing white-collar criminals to justice is ever receding over the horizon. – Sara Paretsky

124976. You get weird and unsettling behaviour in the country. – Sara Paretsky

124977. I wish I could remember where I put things. I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half I look for my glasses. – Sara Paretsky

124978. White-collar crime gets more outrageous by the second in America. – Sara Paretsky

124979. I’m a daydreamer. – Sara Paretsky

124980. The crime novel has always been my favourite genre. – Sara Paretsky

124981. The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America. It’s a complete list of agents, not only by name and address, but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are. – Sara Paretsky

124982. Sometimes I think I’m a one-trick pony because I’m not very inventive about new ways of telling stories. – Sara Paretsky

124983. Sometimes I panic and think I can’t really write. – Sara Paretsky

124984. Sisters in Crime now has more than 4,000 members worldwide. – Sara Paretsky

124985. People have less privacy and are crammed together in cities, but in the wide open spaces they secretly keep tabs on each other a lot more. – Sara Paretsky

124986. No agent wants to see a book until he or she has decided whether to pursue the relationship. – Sara Paretsky

124987. My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they expected me to stay at home and look after my younger siblings and do the housework. – Sara Paretsky

124988. Most people don’t have the money to spend on advertising to create awareness among readers, nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines to get their books reviewed. – Sara Paretsky

124989. It took me nine months to write 60 pages. It was very frustrating. – Sara Paretsky

124990. In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women. – Sara Paretsky

124991. I’m very honoured that there is a loyal following and I hope it continues. – Sara Paretsky

124992. I’m lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with. – Sara Paretsky

124993. Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich, astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy, magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking ride along Chicago’s mean streets. – Sara Paretsky

124994. Write what you care about. – Sara Paretsky

124995. Capo, my first golden retriever, so loved to swim she once jumped off a cliff to get into Lake Superior. – Sara Paretsky

124996. I always wrote; my first story was published in the magazine The American Girl when I was 11. – Sara Paretsky

124997. Around the time I turned 30, I wanted to publish a novel. – Sara Paretsky

124998. Body language is essential for an actress, even if you don’t use your body in an athletic way. Just to be free, to use it like your voice. A body can be small and have incredible violence. A body talks. – Anne Parillaud

124999. To what purpose is it to be artificially happy on the surface? – Anne Parillaud

125000. On the surface I look fragile and insecure; you have to know me very well. – Anne Parillaud

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