180000 famous quotes part 129 – 128001 to 129000

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180000 famous quotes part 129 – 128001 to 129000

128001. If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow. – William Lyon Phelps

128002. In a start-up company, you basically throw out all assumptions every three weeks. – William Lyon Phelps

128003. A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don’t slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices. – William Lyon Phelps

128004. A cat pours his body on the floor like water. It is restful just to see him. – William Lyon Phelps

128005. A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration. – William Lyon Phelps

128006. A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands. – William Lyon Phelps

128007. God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing. – William Lyon Phelps

128008. I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget. – William Lyon Phelps

128009. If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything. – William Lyon Phelps

128010. If I didn’t start painting, I would have raised chickens. – William Lyon Phelps

128011. If I were running the world I would have it rain only between 2 and 5 a.m. Anyone who was out then ought to get wet. – William Lyon Phelps

128012. I think there’s a little bit of sizzling here. Honestly, I can feel it. The ions are flying back and forth. – Regis Philbin

128013. I’m involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful. – Regis Philbin

128014. It’s almost seems as though there’s a battle going on between the public and all the fast-food establishments, and, believe me, I think it’s very tasty food. – Regis Philbin

128015. To betray, you must first belong. – Kim Philby

128016. We don’t come to Canada for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves. – Prince Philip

128017. When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife. – Prince Philip

128018. I don’t think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing. – Prince Philip

128019. Everybody was saying we must have more leisure. Now they are complaining they are unemployed. – Prince Philip

128020. The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring. – Ambrose Philips

128021. At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass away free and charge five dollars for the second glass. The refill contained the antidote. – Emo Philips

128022. I got some new underwear the other day. Well, new to me. – Emo Philips

128023. When I wake up in the morning, I just can’t get started until I’ve had that first, piping hot pot of coffee. Oh, I’ve tried other enemas. – Emo Philips

128024. When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn’t work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me. – Emo Philips

128025. Women: You can’t live with them, and you can’t get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something. – Emo Philips

128026. You don’t appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life. – Emo Philips

128027. You know what I hate? Indian givers… no, I take that back. – Emo Philips

128028. I once had a large gay following, but I ducked into an alleyway and lost him. – Emo Philips

128029. I love to go to the playground and watch the children jumping up and down. They don’t know I’m firing blanks. – Emo Philips

128030. I go from stool to stool in singles bars hoping to get lucky, but there’s never any gum under any of them. – Emo Philips

128031. I discovered my wife in bed with another man, and I was crushed. So I said, ‘Get off me, you two!’ – Emo Philips

128032. I asked my girlfriend, ‘Will you marry me?’ She said, ‘We’ll have to ask my father.’ So we had a seance and Jack Ruby says, ‘Hello!’ – Emo Philips

128033. How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand. – Emo Philips

128034. Whatever happened to the good ole days, when children worked in factories? – Emo Philips

128035. England is better only because I stand out there as ‘unusual’. – Emo Philips

128036. I love to go down to the schoolyard and watch all the little children jump up and down and run around yelling and screaming. They don’t know I’m only using blanks. – Emo Philips

128037. Actually, my cd was released in 1985, in return for two German missionaries and a Dutch urologist. – Emo Philips

128038. A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. – Emo Philips

128039. He taught me never to smile, which helps me when I visit disaster sites. – Emo Philips

128040. I was with this girl the other night and from the way she was responding to my skillful caresses, you would have sworn that she was conscious from the top of her head to the tag on her toes. – Emo Philips

128041. I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, “I’m going to mop the floor with your face.” I said, “You’ll be sorry.” He said, “Oh, yeah? Why?” I said, “Well, you won’t be able to get into the corners very well.” – Emo Philips

128042. Well, my brother says Hello. So, hooray for speech therapy. – Emo Philips

128043. I once heard two ladies going on and on about the pains of childbirth and how men don’t seem to know what real pain is. I asked if either of them ever got themselves caught in a zipper. – Emo Philips

128044. I was at a bar nursing a beer. My nipple was getting quite soggy. – Emo Philips

128045. I was in a bar the other night, hopping from barstool to barstool, trying to get lucky, but there wasn’t any gum under any of them. – Emo Philips

128046. I was sleeping the other night, alone, thanks to the exterminator. – Emo Philips

128047. I was walking down fifth avenue today and I found a wallet, and I was gonna keep it, rather than return it, but I thought: well, if I lost a hundred and fifty dollars, how would I feel? And I realized I would want to be taught a lesson. – Emo Philips

128048. I’m a great lover, I’ll bet. – Emo Philips

128049. In our school you were searched for guns and knifes on the way in and if you didn’t have any, they gave you some. – Emo Philips

128050. My classmates would copulate with anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself. – Emo Philips

128051. My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing. – Emo Philips

128052. My jokes are in my head and I have a duplicate copy of my jokes in a lot of British comics’ heads, where they are safe. – Emo Philips

128053. Some mornings it just doesn’t seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps. – Emo Philips

128054. The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence… sort of like the Post Office with tanks. – Emo Philips

128055. I was the kid next door’s imaginary friend. – Emo Philips

128056. Some mornings, it’s just not worth chewing through the leather straps. – Emo Philips

128057. My mother was like a sister to me, only we didn’t have sex quite so often. – Emo Philips

128058. Probably the worst time in a person’s life is when they have to kill a family member because they are the devil. But otherwise it’s been a pretty good day. – Emo Philips

128059. Probably the toughest time in anyone’s life is when you have to murder a loved one because they’re the devil. – Emo Philips

128060. People always ask me, “Where were you when Kennedy was shot?” Well, I don’t have an alibi. – Emo Philips

128061. I think there is a feeling of old Hitchcock in there. There are parts that are tributes to some of the old great horror movies and the old great filmmakers. – Gina Philips

128062. Number one is that it just scares people! Your hair is standing up on your arms, or at least that there’s a few moments when you’re jumping. That’s what makes it a good horror movie. – Gina Philips

128063. It’s up to each person’s parents whether they think it’s too frightening or too violent, how much their kids can handle, what they want to teach them, what they want to show them. – Gina Philips

128064. I’m a horror movie fanatic. – Gina Philips

128065. All these horror movies are slasher film now. I like them, they’re fun, but they wink at the audience and you’re really not terrified through the movie. – Gina Philips

128066. I think suspense is a big thing. – Gina Philips

128067. Little pains In a due hour employ’d great profit yields. – John Philips

128068. When the sappy boughs Attire themselves with blooms, sweet rudiments Of future harvest. – John Philips

128069. There are few things more pleasing than the contemplation of order and useful arrangement. – Arthur Phillip

128070. I grew up with no money. My kids will grow up with a lot of money and so it’s really important to me, and it will always be a part of my parenting, to keep them conscientious and connected socially to other people. – Ryan Phillippe

128071. I’ve been in this business for a long time at my age, I’ve just turned 30, and I feel like my wife’s career is going incredibly well, my kids are happy and healthy in schools, we’ve both been able to buy a house for our parents, respectively, in the places they live. – Ryan Phillippe

128072. I have three sisters and I’ve always wanted a brother, so I was really interested in that notion. – Ryan Phillippe

128073. I know that when I grew up I was pretty sheltered, and didn’t come to understand much about the world until I was in my really late teens and early twenties, and that process continues. – Ryan Phillippe

128074. I learn so much more in an ensemble movie. – Ryan Phillippe

128075. I really respond to diversity, a broader landscape, with actors of different ages and races and backgrounds. – Ryan Phillippe

128076. There was a time – before I made movies – when I was more forgiving, but now that I’ve learned as much as I have, I want to do movies that I want to see, that have their own unique flavor. – Ryan Phillippe

128077. I want to make movies that people talk about when they leave the theater, that aren’t clear-cut, but effective and fulfilling in some sense. – Ryan Phillippe

128078. I’ve written something and I would like to have my first film directed by the time I’m 30. – Ryan Phillippe

128079. I won’t make a movie for money ever again. – Ryan Phillippe

128080. LA can be a very open and accepting creative environment. But it is important, because there is this odd separation here, it is important to make your kids mindful of other people and other people’s plight. – Ryan Phillippe

128081. It’s nice that people want to compliment you in some superficial way, but I’ve never considered that that’s how I might be categorized. I guess it’s better than being called ugly. – Ryan Phillippe

128082. I am miserable when I’m in a movie I’m not proud of and a movie that I don’t want to do. – Ryan Phillippe

128083. You know, social issue movies don’t make a lot of money. – Ryan Phillippe

128084. Home life’s great, man. The kids are great, happy and healthy. I’ve reached this sort of wonderful precipice. – Ryan Phillippe

128085. Granted, there are times when, for business reasons, you do something that’s more mainstream. But even then, I try to find something that has a dark or subversive aspect. – Ryan Phillippe

128086. But in a broader sense, when I have more control, I want to expose people to new ideas. – Ryan Phillippe

128087. But I’m not particularly comfortable around guns. – Ryan Phillippe

128088. At 27, it’s great to get to a place where I’m not an actor for hire anymore. – Ryan Phillippe

128089. A lot of producers cookie cut movies one after another, but I’ll be a little more careful, and have the opportunity to be, because I have the acting career to subsidize the producing. – Ryan Phillippe

128090. A film goes through so many hands, that by the time it’s done, it might not resemble what you thought you were making. – Ryan Phillippe

128091. Where you raise your children isn’t as important as how you raise your children. – Ryan Phillippe

128092. What’s more ludicrous is the whole idea of me being jealous and competitive. – Ryan Phillippe

128093. Well actually, some weeks they’ll write that I’m jealous of living in her shadow. Then other weeks, they’ll write that all I want to do is loaf around on her money! It’s ridiculous! – Ryan Phillippe

128094. To me, White Boy Shuffle is sort of like Catcher in the Rye, the story is so universal. – Ryan Phillippe

128095. There’s always difficulties and challenges in every life, I don’t care how much money you make, where you live… and that’s something this film speaks to. – Ryan Phillippe

128096. Look at music: I’ve always loved hiphop and rap, and now there’s this whole progressive movement, with De La Soul and Mos Def, Common. It’s some of the best stuff around. – Ryan Phillippe

128097. I’m really interested in having a studio one day and being a filmmaker. – Ryan Phillippe

128098. To be more involved and more aware is appealing to me. – Ryan Phillippe

128099. My sisters are my favorite people on earth. – Ryan Phillippe

128100. People are sheepish when they approach me. – Ryan Phillippe

128101. Tarantino’s movies, I really enjoy, certainly, and when I was 19 and 20, I was really into them. – Ryan Phillippe

128102. Tarantino’s stuff in its inception was all about finding a way for him to break into Hollywood. – Ryan Phillippe

128103. The idea of doing something that you’ve seen a thousand times before doesn’t appeal to me. – Ryan Phillippe

128104. The point is to expand the scope of what a movie can possibly mean or be, to get people involved because they’re artistic or understand the point of the material, not just because they fit a certain bill aesthetically. – Ryan Phillippe

128105. There are a lot of good stories out there, but I haven’t found too many great scripts. – Ryan Phillippe

128106. My first film goes into production in October. It’s called White Boy Shuffle and it’s based on a novel about a young black kid and it’s sort of reminiscent of Catcher in the Rye. – Ryan Phillippe

128107. I’d always been treated like an object, not like a human. – Bijou Phillips

128108. Everybody grows up. – Bijou Phillips

128109. I can’t change the world. I have to fix me. – Bijou Phillips

128110. I’ve made this decision not to talk to the press about anything that’s gone on in my life, but just to write music about it. They can interpret it themselves. – Bijou Phillips

128111. In my old age I’ve come to find that if you respect other people, you feel better about yourself. – Bijou Phillips

128112. You never really want anything you can easily have. – Bijou Phillips

128113. You don’t know a ladder has splinters until you slide down it. – Bum Phillips

128114. The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline. – Bum Phillips

128115. Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half. – Bum Phillips

128116. Two kinds of ballplayers aren’t worth a darn: One that never does what he’s told, and one who does nothin’ except what he’s told. – Bum Phillips

128117. How do you win? By getting average players to play good and good players to play great. That’s how you win. – Bum Phillips

128118. Because you remember Meredith was walking along the highway there and somebody shot him. – Charles Phillips

128119. I don’t know how a fellow looks, when he meets somebody that he hasn’t seen, hasn’t heard of, don’t know where they are, know nothing about the house, whatever. – Charles Phillips

128120. They didn’t know anything about the candidates and things of that sort. So they needed guidance. And that league was very instrumental in directing the people in the direction to go. – Charles Phillips

128121. They just didn’t have the sense of the strength of their vote. Just thought it wasn’t necessary. – Charles Phillips

128122. We used to hold those secret meetings at her house. – Charles Phillips

128123. We went to Detroit. I wanted to see what was going on in some other parts of the world. You know, I was just traveling, like. I had a minister that lived here. He was in St. Louis and he said things was going so well and that it was such a wonderful place. – Charles Phillips

128124. Some teachers had been trained to work out at Southern because I carried two out there. I carried a lady down here from Palmer’s Crossing, used to play piano, and Billy Carter. – Charles Phillips

128125. When we go into an industry, we go all the way. – Charles Phillips

128126. Even with only two people on board, where maintenance is a large piece of our working day, we still have time to do scientific research. We have to be ready to support those Shuttle visits in a lot of different ways. – John L. Phillips

128127. There weren’t any astronauts until I was about 10. Yuri Gagarin went into space right around my 10th birthday. – John L. Phillips

128128. I never made a career decision based solely on my desire to be an astronaut. I attended the Naval Academy because I wanted to be a Navy pilot. I majored in math because math had always come pretty easily to me and I liked it. – John L. Phillips

128129. Researchers can measure what kind of angles your legs take up during the day when they’re just trailing around behind you in weightless conditions, and what kind of impacts you feel during your exercise. They’re going to compare that with what we do on the ground. – John L. Phillips

128130. My dad served in two wars has been flying airplanes for 60 years now. He was certainly quite an inspiration. – John L. Phillips

128131. A civilization that only looks inward will stagnate. We have to keep looking outward; we have to keep finding new avenues for human endeavor and human expression. – John L. Phillips

128132. It so happened that my goals kind of matched my career progression toward becoming an astronaut. – John L. Phillips

128133. After assembly complete, when we have a larger crew on orbit, a more complex vehicle, more laboratories and more robot arms, maybe we’ll have room for specialists. But right now we don’t. – John L. Phillips

128134. I think it’s going to be a very important, unique data set in terms of measuring the behavior of your lower body in space and trying to figure out what we can do to preserve bone and muscle density. – John L. Phillips

128135. It took me a long time to get selected as an astronaut. In fact, I applied for 20 years before I was selected. – John L. Phillips

128136. Every day, we get a little bit closer to the kind of expertise and the kind of experience we’re going to need to go there. I’d love to be the guy walking on Mars. – John L. Phillips

128137. In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed, but that doesn’t mean we never went back to that part of the world again, and I consider it the same in space exploration. – John L. Phillips

128138. Small samples in the centrifuge will spin at varying rates to create synthetic gravity, like the gravity of Mars or the gravity of the moon, and measure how the specimens respond within the centrifuge. – John L. Phillips

128139. Since the Columbia accident, the Russian space agency, or the Russian space program, has been literally carrying the load bringing us all the supplies we need on the Progress vehicle, smaller amounts on the Soyuz vehicles. – John L. Phillips

128140. If I wasn’t doing this kind of exploration, I’d like to be doing some other kind of exploration. It might be more risky, or less risky, but, in the business of exploration, risk is part of the territory. – John L. Phillips

128141. The Space Shuttle will stop directly below the Space Station and Sergei and I will be looking out two different windows looking straight down at the Space Shuttle. – John L. Phillips

128142. We’re going to be focusing our science on things that will take us farther and longer into space. For many of those experiments, the crew members are human guinea pigs, which is fine; that’s part of my job. I don’t mind being a human guinea pig. – John L. Phillips

128143. We would like to carry out 100 percent, or maybe more, of our scientific program; I would like to devote some of my spare time toward extra scientific work. – John L. Phillips

128144. If I told you the tragedy parts, we’d all sit here and cry. – John Phillips

128145. It’s been a great adventure, everything I hoped for. But it’s time to go home. I miss my family. I miss the Earth. – John Phillips

128146. It’s thrilling. There’s birth and death and frustration and victory in raising horses. It’s like a little microcosm of life is built into the short lives of these creatures. – John Phillips

128147. Technology makes things faster and more cost-effective, but it’s not perfect. It requires you to be as flexible as you can be. – John Phillips

128148. Traditionally, songwriters can’t sing. And that holds true in my case, also. – John Phillips

128149. We constantly learn new lessons up here. The experiences we gather will enable us to establish a long-term station on the moon and to go on to Mars. – John Phillips

128150. We’re loving something to death in a way, which Americans tend to do a lot. – John Phillips

128151. Well, one doesn’t try to hold Cass and Denny and Michelle together. It’s a useless task to start with. You just sort of stay out of the way and let things roll as they can. – John Phillips

128152. Hollywood is a place that attracts people with massive holes in their souls. – Julia Phillips

128153. Reagan and Bush… made the world safe for hypocrisy. – Julia Phillips

128154. Approach every film with the same enthusiasm, regardless of its budget. – Lou Diamond Phillips

128155. It’s easier to stay in shape than to fluctuate. – Lou Diamond Phillips

128156. Simply surviving in this business is a feat. – Lou Diamond Phillips

128157. Sometimes I only hope to make a good popcorn movie. – Lou Diamond Phillips

128158. Although a lot of pain for a little screen time; Shaving legs, waxing eyebrows, high heels, trying to put on a bra, losing weight because women’s clothes are SO revealing – Ladies you have my respect. – Lou Diamond Phillips

128159. If I could find a white man who had the Negro sound and the Negro feel, I could make a billion dollars. – Sam Phillips

128160. I am not old but mellow like good wine. – Stephen Phillips

128161. They who grasp the world, The Kingdom, and the power, and the glory, Must pay with deepest misery of spirit, Atoning unto God for a brief brightness. – Stephen Phillips

128162. There’s no secret about my ambition, I do not want to go into the House of Commons. My only real political interest is in London and if one day I’m in a position to run for mayor, then terrific. – Trevor Phillips

128163. Across the board, people are looking at the problem, but simply not changing anywhere near fast enough. – Trevor Phillips

128164. We need more male black teachers, tempting them with extra cash if necessary. – Trevor Phillips

128165. I ask questions, and a large part of my life has been spent asking questions of Ken Livingstone. – Trevor Phillips

128166. I don’t want to have people brought in simply because they are black or Asian. – Trevor Phillips

128167. We live under a government of men and morning newspapers. – Wendell Phillips

128168. Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment. – Wendell Phillips

128169. The heart is the best reflective thinker. – Wendell Phillips

128170. The keener the want the lustier the growth. – Wendell Phillips

128171. The labor movement means just this: it is the last noble protest of the American people against the power of incorporated wealth. – Wendell Phillips

128172. To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship. – Wendell Phillips

128173. To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation, and kept the planets in their places. – Wendell Phillips

128174. Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government. – Wendell Phillips

128175. Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but of great talent; and men of no talent, but of one principle – that of obedience to their superiors. – Wendell Phillips

128176. Power is every stealing from the many to the few. – Wendell Phillips

128177. What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind. – Wendell Phillips

128178. What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better. – Wendell Phillips

128179. What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after. – Wendell Phillips

128180. What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action. – Wendell Phillips

128181. Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories. – Wendell Phillips

128182. You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency. – Wendell Phillips

128183. Responsibility educates. – Wendell Phillips

128184. Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator. – Wendell Phillips

128185. Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies. – Wendell Phillips

128186. Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage. – Wendell Phillips

128187. Aristocracy is always cruel. – Wendell Phillips

128188. Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism. – Wendell Phillips

128189. Christianity is a battle not a dream. – Wendell Phillips

128190. Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people. – Wendell Phillips

128191. Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics. – Wendell Phillips

128192. Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few. – Wendell Phillips

128193. Exigencies create the necessary ability to meet and conquer them. – Wendell Phillips

128194. If there is anything in the universe that can’t stand discussion, let it crack. – Wendell Phillips

128195. If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause. – Wendell Phillips

128196. Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms. – Wendell Phillips

128197. Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion. – Wendell Phillips

128198. Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit or what is enacted in Congress. – Wendell Phillips

128199. Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise. – Wendell Phillips

128200. The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living. – Wendell Phillips

128201. One on God’s side is a majority. – Wendell Phillips

128202. Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains. – Wendell Phillips

128203. Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake. – Wendell Phillips

128204. The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. – Eden Phillpotts

128205. The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none. – Eden Phillpotts

128206. We always think every other man’s job is easier than our own. The better he does it, the easier it looks. – Eden Phillpotts

128207. I used to hurt so badly that I’d ask God why, what have I done to deserve any of this? I feel now He was preparing me for this, for the future. That’s the way I see it. – Eden Phillpotts

128208. I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build. – Eden Phillpotts

128209. You never know what a fool you can be till life gives you the chance. – Eden Phillpotts

128210. If you go on working with the light available, you will meet your Master, as he himself will be seeking you. – Eden Phillpotts

128211. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. – Philo

128212. Households, cities, countries, and nations have enjoyed great happiness when a single individual has taken heed of the Good and Beautiful. Such people not only liberate themselves; they fill those they meet with a free mind. – Philo

128213. Those who give hoping to be rewarded with honor are not giving, they are bargaining. – Philo

128214. My significant other right now is myself, which is what happens when you suffer from multiple personality disorder and self-obsession. – Joaquin Phoenix

128215. No, I don’t want to talk about River. I have nothing to say about it that I would want to be public. – Joaquin Phoenix

128216. It’s hard for me to put my feelings into words. – Joaquin Phoenix

128217. I didn’t know much about him, and I wasn’t a big country music fan. I listened to the Beatles and David Bowie, so I didn’t know a lot about him. – Joaquin Phoenix

128218. I becan acting when River was doing this TV series and they needed two kids for the show, so they got me and my little sister, Summer, to do it. After that I did some really weird guest spots with orangutans and stuff. – Joaquin Phoenix

128219. Acting is real important to me. I love it, and it’s something I care about. – Joaquin Phoenix

128220. I’ve made up so many stores about my name, I can’t remember. – Joaquin Phoenix

128221. When I go out with the ladies, I don’t force them to pronounce my name. I tell them I like to go by the nickname of Kitten. – Joaquin Phoenix

128222. When I was old enough to realize all meat was killed, I saw it as an irrational way of using our power, to take a weaker thing and mutilate it. It was like the way bullies would take control of younger kids in the schoolyard. – River Phoenix

128223. When I was in first grade, everyone made fun of my name, of course. I think it’s kind of a big name to hold up when you’re nine years old. It seemed goofy. I used to tell people I wanted to change the world and they used to think, ‘This kid’s really weird’. – River Phoenix

128224. We are taught to consume. And that’s what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it’s just a mind set, that it’s just an addiction, then we wouldn’t be out there stepping on people’s hands climbing the corporate ladder of success. – River Phoenix

128225. We were constantly moving to different countries and adjusting to new things. It was such a free feeling. I’m glad I didn’t have a traditional upbringing. – River Phoenix

128226. Rich kids gave us their old clothes. They were the best clothes we ever had. We were these very pure, naive, poor children. The rich kids called us a lot of names but it never bothered us because we didn’t know what the words meant. – River Phoenix

128227. I’ve been wanting to go into music ever since I can remember. I mean even before I became an actor. I just thought it would be a tough field to break into, so I became an actor instead. – River Phoenix

128228. It still strikes me as strange that anyone could have any moral objection to someone else’s sexuality. It’s like telling someone else how to clean their house. – River Phoenix

128229. It’s a great feeling to think that I can be a friend to so many people through my movies. – River Phoenix

128230. Music is a hobby, because I’m not making any money out of it, but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting. – River Phoenix

128231. Music is a whole oasis in my head. The creation process is so personal and fulfilling. – River Phoenix

128232. People wonder if I’ll always be a part of this family and the answer is yes. My family has a lot of good energy going in one direction and because of it, we get a lot of things done. That’s why I’ll always spend a lot of time at Camp Phoenix. – River Phoenix

128233. Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace. – River Phoenix

128234. Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on. – River Phoenix

128235. I’m really normal. I play football, go to the beach, drive. We have dogs. I can imagine people calling me a character, but I’m Joe Straight. – River Phoenix

128236. Music is my main goal, but I’m not going to rush a record out. There are so many actors who have come out with albums these days. I don’t want to do it because it’s the thing to do. I want to wait until the time is right. – River Phoenix

128237. Commercials were too phony for me. I just didn’t like selling products I didn’t believe in. – River Phoenix

128238. I wouldn’t eat a hamburger for 40,000 dollars. – River Phoenix

128239. I would never, never do anything unless I believed in it. – River Phoenix

128240. I try to lie as much as I can when I’m interviewed. It’s reverse psychology. I figure if you lie, they’ll print the truth. – River Phoenix

128241. I sometimes lie, especially about personal things, because what does it matter? I am a kind of minute commodity, my name is no longer my own. – River Phoenix

128242. I have a lot of chameleon qualities, I get very absorbed in my surroundings. – River Phoenix

128243. I don’t want to die in a car accident. When I die it’ll be a glorious day. It’ll probably be a waterfall. – River Phoenix

128244. I did my best work in The Mosquito Coast. I know it wasn’t such a big hit, but for me it was more meaningful than anything else I’d ever done. – River Phoenix

128245. I can’t on my own change the regime in South Africa or teach the Palestinians to learn to live with the Israelies, but I can start with me. – River Phoenix

128246. Everything is ironic to me. There are moments I find hysterical, but I’m probably the only one who would find that, except for a few people. – River Phoenix

128247. I’d like to play every type of character, but only once. I like to expierence things. – River Phoenix

128248. I wouldn’t mind at all coming back to earth after my death. – Edith Piaf

128249. To be successful in my native France, where people speak the same language and understand me, is nothing. – Edith Piaf

128250. Tell me what you’d like to hear me sing. I’ll sing whatever you like, after which I’ll take up a collection, if you don’t mind. – Edith Piaf

128251. Singing is a way of escaping. It’s another world. I’m no longer on earth. – Edith Piaf

128252. People say that I could sing the phone book and make it sound good. – Edith Piaf

128253. Money? How did I lose it? I never did lose it. I just never knew where it went. – Edith Piaf

128254. If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away. – Edith Piaf

128255. I’ve been thinking about Jesus. Don’t you find it a bit strange that, since He was living with His family and all, He up and left them just when they needed him most? – Edith Piaf

128256. I’d like to see one person – just one – who would own up to having been a coward. – Edith Piaf

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128257. I think you have to pay for love with bitter tears. – Edith Piaf

128258. Don’t care what people say. Don’t give a damn about their laws. – Edith Piaf

128259. Death is the beginning of something. – Edith Piaf

128260. Death does not exist. – Edith Piaf

128261. As far as I’m concerned, love means fighting, big fat lies, and a couple of slaps across the face. – Edith Piaf

128262. All I’ve done all my life is disobey. – Edith Piaf

128263. I don’t want to die an old lady. – Edith Piaf

128264. I’ve always wanted to sing, just as I’ve always known that one day I would have my own niche in the annals of song. It was a feeling I had. – Edith Piaf

128265. I want to make people cry even when they don’t understand my words. – Edith Piaf

128266. It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth. – Jean Piaget

128267. During the earliest stages the child perceives things like a solipsist who is unaware of himself as subject and is familiar only with his own actions. – Jean Piaget

128268. Every acquisition of accommodation becomes material for assimilation, but assimilation always resists new accommodations. – Jean Piaget

128269. From this time on, the universe is built up into an aggregate of permanent objects connected by causal relations that are independent of the subject and are placed in objective space and time. – Jean Piaget

128270. I have always detested any departure from reality, an attitude which I relate to my mother’s poor mental health. – Jean Piaget

128271. In other words, knowledge of the external world begins with an immediate utilisation of things, whereas knowledge of self is stopped by this purely practical and utilitarian contact. – Jean Piaget

128272. Knowing reality means constructing systems of transformations that correspond, more or less adequately, to reality. – Jean Piaget

128273. Logic and mathematics are nothing but specialised linguistic structures. – Jean Piaget

128274. Logical positivists have never taken psychology into account in their epistemology, but they affirm that logical beings and mathematical beings are nothing but linguistic structures. – Jean Piaget

128275. On the one hand, there are individual actions such as throwing, pushing, touching, rubbing. It is these individual actions that give rise most of the time to abstraction from objects. – Jean Piaget

128276. Our problem, from the point of view of psychology and from the point of view of genetic epistemology, is to explain how the transition is made from a lower level of knowledge to a level that is judged to be higher. – Jean Piaget

128277. Reflective abstraction, however, is based not on individual actions but on coordinated actions. – Jean Piaget

128278. Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next. – Jean Piaget

128279. The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has ever changed and, in many instances, more rapidly. – Jean Piaget

128280. The first type of abstraction from objects I shall refer to as simple abstraction, but the second type I shall call reflective abstraction, using this term in a double sense. – Jean Piaget

128281. The more the schemata are differentiated, the smaller the gap between the new and the familiar becomes, so that novelty, instead of constituting an annoyance avoided by the subject, becomes a problem and invites searching. – Jean Piaget

128282. The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. – Jean Piaget

128283. The self thus becomes aware of itself, at least in its practical action, and discovers itself as a cause among other causes and as an object subject to the same laws as other objects. – Jean Piaget

128284. This means that no single logic is strong enough to support the total construction of human knowledge. – Jean Piaget

128285. To express the same idea in still another way, I think that human knowledge is essentially active. – Jean Piaget

128286. In genetic epistemology, as in developmental psychology, too, there is never an absolute beginning. – Jean Piaget

128287. Scientific thought, then, is not momentary; it is not a static instance; it is a process. – Jean Piaget

128288. A museum is a place where one should lose one’s head. – Renzo Piano

128289. Never let your dreams go away. – Mike Piazza

128290. I long for the days when athletes were revered. I want to see the romance return to sports, to see people enjoy the game purely for the game and the players. – Mike Piazza

128291. I have gone from a player who thought he would spend his whole career with one organization to a player who’s been with three organizations in a week. It’s like rotisserie baseball. – Mike Piazza

128292. I feel pretty good. My body actually looks like an old banana, but it’s fine. – Mike Piazza

128293. You can’t get real happy or real depressed when you play baseball. Baseball is a great sport in that it offers a player a lot of opportunities for atonement. – Mike Piazza

128294. Please don’t quote me. – Mike Piazza

128295. Yes, hard is good. When I was in high school, I spent a lot of time on my knees playing with balls. I guess it was only natural that I became a catcher. – Mike Piazza

128296. Men have always need of god! A god to defend them against other men. – Francis Picabia

128297. My ass contemplates those who talk behind my back. – Francis Picabia

128298. Youth doesn’t reason, it acts. The old man reasons and would like to make the others act in his place. – Francis Picabia

128299. The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns. – Francis Picabia

128300. The family spirit has rendered man carnivorous. – Francis Picabia

128301. The essence of a man is found in his faults. – Francis Picabia

128302. Only useless things are indispensable. – Francis Picabia

128303. My arse contemplates those who talk behind my back. – Francis Picabia

128304. A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone. – Francis Picabia

128305. Let us never forget that the greatest man is never more than an animal disguised as a god. – Francis Picabia

128306. Knowledge is ancient error reflecting on its youth. – Francis Picabia

128307. If you want to have clean ideas, change them as often as your shirt. – Francis Picabia

128308. Good taste is as tiring as good company. – Francis Picabia

128309. God invented concubinage, satan marriage. – Francis Picabia

128310. Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death. – Francis Picabia

128311. Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent. – Francis Picabia

128312. Maybe men are separated from each other only by the degree of their misery. – Francis Picabia

128313. A free spirit takes liberties even with liberty itself. – Francis Picabia

128314. The chief enemy of creativity is “good” sense. – Pablo Picasso

128315. The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima. – Pablo Picasso

128316. The hidden harmony is better than the obvious. – Pablo Picasso

128317. The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is. – Pablo Picasso

128318. The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web. – Pablo Picasso

128319. The people who make art their business are mostly imposters. – Pablo Picasso

128320. Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. – Pablo Picasso

128321. The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. – Pablo Picasso

128322. The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do? – Pablo Picasso

128323. The older you get the stronger the wind gets – and it’s always in your face. – Pablo Picasso

128324. Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility. – Pablo Picasso

128325. Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun. – Pablo Picasso

128326. Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting. – Pablo Picasso

128327. Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. – Pablo Picasso

128328. Painting is a blind man’s profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen. – Pablo Picasso

128329. Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. – Pablo Picasso

128330. Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. – Pablo Picasso

128331. There are only two types of women – goddesses and doormats. – Pablo Picasso

128332. You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea. – Pablo Picasso

128333. Sculpture is the art of the intelligence. – Pablo Picasso

128334. What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn’t everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist. – Pablo Picasso

128335. One must act in painting as in life, directly. – Pablo Picasso

128336. All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. – Pablo Picasso

128337. Youth has no age. – Pablo Picasso

128338. You mustn’t always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer. – Pablo Picasso

128339. Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock. – Pablo Picasso

128340. Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter? – Pablo Picasso

128341. When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait. – Pablo Picasso

128342. Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint. – Pablo Picasso

128343. What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero. – Pablo Picasso

128344. There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality. – Pablo Picasso

128345. We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it. – Pablo Picasso

128346. We don’t grow older, we grow riper. – Pablo Picasso

128347. We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand. – Pablo Picasso

128348. To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved. – Pablo Picasso

128349. To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture. – Pablo Picasso

128350. To draw you must close your eyes and sing. – Pablo Picasso

128351. To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic. – Pablo Picasso

128352. They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better. – Pablo Picasso

128353. When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it. – Pablo Picasso

128354. Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. – Pablo Picasso

128355. One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite – that particular peach is but a detail. – Pablo Picasso

128356. Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one’s bath like a lump of sugar. – Pablo Picasso

128357. Every positive value has its price in negative terms… the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima. – Pablo Picasso

128358. Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. – Pablo Picasso

128359. Every act of creation is first an act of destruction. – Pablo Picasso

128360. Disciples be damned. It’s not interesting. It’s only the masters that matter. Those who create. – Pablo Picasso

128361. Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. – Pablo Picasso

128362. Give me a museum and I’ll fill it. – Pablo Picasso

128363. Bad artists copy. Good artists steal. – Pablo Picasso

128364. God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things. – Pablo Picasso

128365. Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth. – Pablo Picasso

128366. Art is the elimination of the unnecessary. – Pablo Picasso

128367. Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don’t start measuring her limbs. – Pablo Picasso

128368. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth. – Pablo Picasso

128369. Action is the foundational key to all success. – Pablo Picasso

128370. An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought. – Pablo Picasso

128371. Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it? – Pablo Picasso

128372. Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. – Pablo Picasso

128373. If there were only one truth, you couldn’t paint a hundred canvases on the same theme. – Pablo Picasso

128374. Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time. – Pablo Picasso

128375. My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.’ Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso. – Pablo Picasso

128376. Love is the greatest refreshment in life. – Pablo Picasso

128377. It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child. – Pablo Picasso

128378. It takes a long time to become young. – Pablo Picasso

128379. It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction. – Pablo Picasso

128380. Everything you can imagine is real. – Pablo Picasso

128381. Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working. – Pablo Picasso

128382. He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law. – Pablo Picasso

128383. If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes. – Pablo Picasso

128384. If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur. – Pablo Picasso

128385. I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money. – Pablo Picasso

128386. I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. – Pablo Picasso

128387. I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting! – Pablo Picasso

128388. I don’t believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents. – Pablo Picasso

128389. I do not seek. I find. – Pablo Picasso

128390. I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else. – Pablo Picasso

128391. I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso

128392. Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding? – Pablo Picasso

128393. File sharing is our radio; that’s the way people hear our stuff. – Guy Picciotto

128394. I think there’s always a call for people who are bucking the norm. But I don’t expect it to happen now because I think that more than ever the entertainment industry is trying to serve as a distraction, to keep people from thinking too hard. – Guy Picciotto

128395. When we’re onstage, it’s like mind reading: we’re on the same page. – Guy Picciotto

128396. A chance, as a coach, to take a team to the World Cup finals is probably as high up the tree as it gets, certainly with one-day cricket. – Andy Pick

128397. I am hoping the four new players can bring in some energy and fresh enthusiasm because they do not have the baggage that comes from being part of a losing side. – Andy Pick

128398. Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours. – T. Boone Pickens

128399. Chief executives, who themselves own few shares of their companies, have no more feeling for the average stockholder than they do for baboons in Africa. – T. Boone Pickens

128400. We’re going to have shortages and prices are going to go up. Gasoline is going to be extremely tight for us. – T. Boone Pickens

128401. If you don’t have a refinery operating, it’s hard to use oil that’s available. – T. Boone Pickens

128402. I’ve always believed that it’s important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure. – T. Boone Pickens

128403. I have always believed that it’s important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure. – T. Boone Pickens

128404. Far too many executives have become more concerned with the “four P’s” – pay, perks, power and prestige – rather than making profits for shareholders. – T. Boone Pickens

128405. In states where no regulation exists, anyone is permitted to perform medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures, sometimes after just a few weeks of on-the-job training. – Charles W. Pickering

128406. Most of us take it for granted that the person performing our radiologic procedures is a competent professional. But the fact is, poorly trained individuals examine and treat thousands of patients in this country every day. – Charles W. Pickering

128407. The public airwaves provide a chance to affirm we want to be a good, decent people; a good, decent nation. – Charles W. Pickering

128408. The current lack of a national standard for operators of medical imaging and radiation therapy equipment poses a hazard to American patients and jeopardizes quality health care. – Charles W. Pickering

128409. The CARE bill is an important piece of patient-care legislation. It will improve the quality of radiologic procedures performed throughout the United States as well as assist in reducing the cost incurred by the Federal government for these procedures. – Charles W. Pickering

128410. The Arthritis Prevention, Control and Cure Act of 2005 is bipartisan legislation directing funding and promoting education and research toward the goal of preventing, treating and curing arthritis. – Charles W. Pickering

128411. Our legislation addresses broadcasts over the public airwaves, but I hope the cable and satellite industries see the importance of this issue and voluntarily create a family tier of programming and offer culturally responsible products. – Charles W. Pickering

128412. The House is rooted in the principle of direct elections and is unique among all branches and bodies of the federal government as without exception, the people’s voice. – Charles W. Pickering

128413. Millions of Americans every year depend upon medical imaging exams to diagnose disease and detect injury, and thousands more rely on radiation therapy to treat and cure their cancers. – Charles W. Pickering

128414. The real problem today is the ineffective and inconsistent oversight of professional boxing, which has led to continuing scandals, controversies, unethical practices, and unnecessary injuries and deaths in the sport. – Charles W. Pickering

128415. Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers. – Charles W. Pickering

128416. You see, one of the best ways to assure quality radiologic procedures is to require a basic level of education and skill for the people responsible for performing these procedures. – Charles W. Pickering

128417. In recent years, research into the prevention and treatment of arthritis has led to measures that successfully reduce pain and improve the quality of life for millions. – Charles W. Pickering

128418. In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children. – Charles W. Pickering

128419. If a catastrophic event wipes out a large portion of House members, America needs to know this body, elected by the people, will be quickly and legally reconstituted and will continue to function. – Charles W. Pickering

128420. Every year, more than 300 million x-rays, CT scans, MRIs and other medical imaging exams are performed in the United States, and seven out of 10 people undergo some type of radiologic procedure. – Charles W. Pickering

128421. But remember, any radiologic procedure is only as effective as the person performing it. – Charles W. Pickering

128422. Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture. – Charles W. Pickering

128423. Twenty-first century medicine must not be confined to a twentieth-century bureaucracy. – Charles W. Pickering

128424. Without a doubt, professional boxers are the most exploited athletes in our Nation. – Charles W. Pickering

128425. A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful. – Charles W. Pickering

128426. America does not want vulgarity and sexual exploitation to be our values and we do not want the world to think those are our standards. We want to be a better nation and a better people, with better standards. – Charles W. Pickering

128427. But our country suffers from a shortage of vets trained in public health. – Charles W. Pickering

128428. Under the CARE bill, personnel performing radiologic procedures in every state would be required to meet minimum educational and credentialing standards. Each state would then be responsible for regulating radiologic technologists according to those standards. – Charles W. Pickering

128429. Today, many fans are saddened and upset by the lack of integrity they see in professional boxing that has significantly weakened the sport – the most deplorable problem of which is the treatment of the sport’s athletes. – Charles W. Pickering

128430. One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man’s, privacy. – Mary Pickford

128431. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call “failure” is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

128432. Supposing you have tried and failed again and again. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call “failure” is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

128433. Make them laugh, make them cry, and hack to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that. – Mary Pickford

128434. It would have been more logical if silent pictures had grown out of the talkies instead of the other way around. – Mary Pickford

128435. If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

128436. I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child, now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely. – Mary Pickford

128437. Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo. – Mary Pickford

128438. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. – Mary Pickford

128439. If you were a public official, you had to be accountable, and you had to be reachable. – James Jarrell Pickle

128440. He was always testing you. He was always testing his power. – James Jarrell Pickle

128441. I was like a kept woman during my twenty-one years at MGM. – Walter Pidgeon

128442. If you fire people, you fire customers. – Ferdinand Piech

128443. In my career quite a few people have tried to force me out, but so far no one has succeeded. – Ferdinand Piech

128444. During my career several people have tried to push me out the door… Nobody has succeeded yet. – Ferdinand Piech

128445. If you ever become a mother, can I have one of the puppies? – Charles Pierce

128446. It’s better to be black than gay because when you’re black you don’t have to tell your mother. – Charles Pierce

128447. The perfect lover is one who turns into a pizza at 4:00 a.m. – Charles Pierce

128448. There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be. – Charles Pierce

128449. I was as happy doing theater in New York for little or no money as I am now doing television for more money. The happiness, I guess, comes out of it being a good job. The success has to do with the fact that it’s a good job that will continue. – David Hyde Pierce

128450. Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease. It was painful for me and my family to watch my grandfather deteriorate. We must find a cure for this horrible disease. – David Hyde Pierce

128451. Don’t you always feel bad when they take away one of the spoons? It’s like you ordered wrong. – David Hyde Pierce

128452. From Kelsey, I have learned among many other things the value of turning on a dime and how you can have an extremely funny and extremely poignant moment with absolutely no separation in between… and sometimes in the same moment. – David Hyde Pierce

128453. I don’t have the time to tell you all the things I’ve learned from this cast. It’s an extraordinary ensemble because we all support each other so well. – David Hyde Pierce

128454. I don’t remember any sibling rivalry growing up, because by the time I was really conscious, Tom was going away to college. My relationship with him, which is a very close one, really developed in more recent years. – David Hyde Pierce

128455. I probably was as bad as a security guard as I was as a tie salesman. – David Hyde Pierce

128456. On some level in acting, what you’re trying to find is truth, because when it’s true is when it’s also funny. – David Hyde Pierce

128457. I was chased through a chateau in the Loire Valley by a bunch of American school girls. – David Hyde Pierce

128458. I was going to be a concert pianist, and when I was in high school, my parents were scared to death that I would focus too much on that too soon. And that I’d end up in some sort of dead end, and not fulfilling whatever potential they thought I had. – David Hyde Pierce

128459. I went and took golf lessons so Dad would let me play with him. I was just terrible… but I was able to have a wonderful time just walking around with Dad. I can see the real pleasure of that game. – David Hyde Pierce

128460. I would always fall down the big main staircase in our house. My favorite thing in the world was to pretend to be horribly killed at the top of it, and to fall dramatically down to the bottom of it. – David Hyde Pierce

128461. Last year, I finally got my own grand piano, and that was a big thing for me because it’s always been and always will be a very important part of my life. – David Hyde Pierce

128462. Maybe it’s because I’m getting older, I’m finding enjoyment in things that stop time. Just the simple act of tasting a glass of wine is its own event. You’re not downing a glass of wine in the midst of doing something else. – David Hyde Pierce

128463. My dad had been an actor… not only had my dad been an actor, but his dad had been an actor, and my great-grandfather had been an actor. And who knows before then? – David Hyde Pierce

128464. People can be a hoot on the set, but if they’re not good to work with, that tires very quickly. – David Hyde Pierce

128465. The first year I was on the show, it took an interviewer about 45 minutes to get it out of me that I even had a dog, and even then I wouldn’t tell him the dog’s name. – David Hyde Pierce

128466. There’s nothing worse than putting two similar shows back-to-back. Viewers don’t want to watch one show and then sit through another half-hour of almost the same thing. – David Hyde Pierce

128467. We all went to Kelsey’s wedding, and yeah, we go to parties. We also go to each other’s house. A group of us got together over at Kelsey’s and just read through some plays just for the fun of it. That may not be everyone’s idea of a good time, but we had a good time. – David Hyde Pierce

128468. We can’t control what the ratings will be. It’s like, if you’re going to go skiing, do you hope you’ll have a good day of skiing? Yes. Do you hope you won’t break your leg? Yes. – David Hyde Pierce

128469. You only have a week to do a show. I mean, there’s only so deep you can dig in that week. – David Hyde Pierce

128470. I found every single laugh as Laertes that you can find and only realized later that you really shouldn’t find any at all. – David Hyde Pierce

128471. Sometimes in the most tragic situation, something just profoundly funny happens. – David Hyde Pierce

128472. With the Union my best and dearest earthly hopes are entwined. – Franklin Pierce

128473. The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded. – Franklin Pierce

128474. Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion. – Franklin Pierce

128475. A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties. – Franklin Pierce

128476. My life off the court has changed. I’m feeling good inside, so I guess it shows on the outside too. – Mary Pierce

128477. Winning a Grand Slam changes everything. There is so much off-court stuff to deal with. And there are expectations of keeping it going that make it tough. – Mary Pierce

128478. Its super to play with Martina, and she has huge amounts of talent. We have a lot of fun. – Mary Pierce

128479. I’m a different person off the court than I am on the court, where I’m very competitive, a perfectionist, and I can be hard on myself sometimes. Off the court, nothing really bothers me. I’m easy-going. – Mary Pierce

128480. I haven’t accomplished everything that I want to yet in my career, that’s why I’m still playing. I just know that I still have something left inside of me to accomplish, and I don’t know exactly what that is. Hopefully, I’ll know one day soon. – Mary Pierce

128481. I think the most important thing I work on is just my mental approach to every day, my mental approach to the game. How to come in each and every day focused, doing what I want to do, I think that’s just the biggest issue. – Paul Pierce

128482. The rim is looking bigger and bigger every game. – Paul Pierce

128483. At the beginning of the season, I set my goal to see if I can lead the league in scoring, because I feel I have that kind of ability. A lot of guys say it, but it’s not really in their grasp. I feel that’s really in my grasp. – Paul Pierce

128484. Once people start making comparisons to a player of the past, they want you to be that player. I try to go out there and create my own image, my own style, my own type of game. Right now I can’t even think of one guy I’ve been compared to. – Paul Pierce

128485. I probably visualize myself, the shots I’m going to get in the game, how I’m going to play defense, what we have to do to stop the other team’s best player, what it’s going to take out of me, the whole aspect of the game. – Paul Pierce

128486. I like the Raiders. That’s my favorite team. – Paul Pierce

128487. The game isn’t over till the clock says zero. – Paul Pierce

128488. Every person seems to acknowledge his greatness. He blends together the profound politician with the scholar. – William Pierce

128489. My strength and my weakness are twins in the same womb. – Marge Piercy

128490. All women are misfits. We do not fit into this world without amputations. – Marge Piercy

128491. Burning dinner is not incompetence but war. – Marge Piercy

128492. If you want to be listened to, you should put in time listening. – Marge Piercy

128493. It is not sex that gives the pleasure, but the lover. – Marge Piercy

128494. Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third. – Marge Piercy

128495. A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done. – Marge Piercy

128496. Love as if you liked yourself, and it may happen. – Marge Piercy

128497. Never doubt that you can change history. You already have. – Marge Piercy

128498. Shared laughter is erotic too. – Marge Piercy

128499. Sleeping together is a euphemism for people, but tantamount to marriage with cats. – Marge Piercy

128500. The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real. – Marge Piercy

128501. The real writer is one who really writes. Talent is an invention like phlogiston after the fact of fire. Work is its own cure. You have to like it better than being loved. – Marge Piercy

128502. When I work I am pure as an angel tiger and clear is my eye and hot my brain and silent all the whining grunting piglets of the appetites. – Marge Piercy

128503. Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket. – Marge Piercy

128504. Italy have plenty of high-quality players. Newcomers need time to get adjusted to the set-up and the system of play. I’m very young, and although I think I have shown good quality in my international games, I realise that there are plenty of others competing for places. – Alessandro Del Piero

128505. I’m the leading scorer in the cup, and that’s lovely, but don’t forget this is also a great moment for the whole squad, when the two things coincide you can’t ask for more. – Alessandro Del Piero

128506. Money is not everything. My ambition was football itself, not the money I’d make from it. If that brings me and my family a more comfortable lifestyle, then that’s fine. But I don’t spend my time between games and training sessions thinking about figures. – Alessandro Del Piero

128507. Luckily, thanks to the way my parents taught me, I think I can handle the fame in the right manner. – Alessandro Del Piero

128508. As far as our fans are concerned, I’m the only one who counts; along with my teammates, obviously. – Alessandro Del Piero

128509. I even scored Monaco’s goal too. Please, put it down as an own goal for me! – Alessandro Del Piero

128510. After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted. – Abbe Pierre

128511. The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school. – Abbe Pierre

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128512. The question I asked Georges has now become a general one – You, who thought you were superfluous, who thought there was no place for you in society, not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and so those who were beggars become givers. – Abbe Pierre

128513. People are needed to take up the challenge, strong people, who proclaim the truth, throw it in people’s faces, and do what they can with their own two hands. – Abbe Pierre

128514. My family background was deeply Christian. – Abbe Pierre

128515. It’s true that humanity has seen a succession of crises, wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset by advances in technology and cultural exchanges. – Abbe Pierre

128516. It’s not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday; you have to act. – Abbe Pierre

128517. Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace. – Abbe Pierre

128518. When they are assailed by despair, young people should let universal concerns into their lives. – Abbe Pierre

128519. I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities. – Abbe Pierre

128520. Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life. – Abbe Pierre

128521. Hope is not a matter of age. – Abbe Pierre

128522. Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me, and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it. – Abbe Pierre

128523. What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences. – Abbe Pierre

128524. You touch me and I’ll kick you in the rear. – Jimmy Piersall

128525. If you want to talk to me, you’ll have to put out that cigarette. – Jimmy Piersall

128526. We should have won the pennant that year. It was the best club I was ever on. – Jimmy Piersall

128527. Probably the best thing that happened to me was going nuts. Nobody knew who I was until that happened. – Jimmy Piersall

128528. I asked my doctor how many more years I have left and he said, ‘You’re too ornery to die.’ – Jimmy Piersall

128529. I didn’t get hurt in the contest. I hurt it the next day. – Jimmy Piersall

128530. I didn’t mind if they yelled at me, but when they came on the field, it was a different story. – Jimmy Piersall

128531. I feel great. I had a triple bypass in 1976 and a quadruple bypass in 1984. – Jimmy Piersall

128532. Nutrition makes me puke. – Jimmy Piersall

128533. I’m the gooney bird that walked to the bank. I’m doing better than most of those guys who said I was crazy. – Jimmy Piersall

128534. I’ve had 117 fights and that’s the first time I’ve ever won. – Jimmy Piersall

128535. They killed our mirror, our light, our comfort and our true guide. – Antonio Pigafetta

128536. A war for a great principle ennobles a nation. – Albert Pike

128537. One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature. – Albert Pike

128538. What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. – Albert Pike

128539. A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too far off, lest he freeze. – Albert Pike

128540. The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man are fixed upon the same creation; but very different are the aspects which it bears to them. – Albert Pike

128541. The sovereignty of one’s self over one’s self is called Liberty. – Albert Pike

128542. The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold. – Albert Pike

128543. To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title. – Albert Pike

128544. But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. – Albert Pike

128545. We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice. – Albert Pike

128546. Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other. – Albert Pike

128547. Will is the dynamic soul-force. – Albert Pike

128548. Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius. – Albert Pike

128549. Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth. – Albert Pike

128550. Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man’s onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason. – Albert Pike

128551. Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted. – Albert Pike

128552. War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory. – Albert Pike

128553. If language did not affect behavior, it could have no meaning. – Kenneth L. Pike

128554. Acceptance of the power of God in one’s life lays the groundwork for personal commitment to both science and Christianity, which so often have been in conflict. – Kenneth L. Pike

128555. The marvelous thing is that even in studying linguistics, we find that the universe as a whole is patterned, ordered, and to some degree intelligible to us. – Kenneth L. Pike

128556. The price that one pays for refusing to act on the truth as one sees it, is to be led to believe untruth to avoid guilt. – Kenneth L. Pike

128557. The universe extends beyond the mind of man, and is more complex than the small sample one can study. – Kenneth L. Pike

128558. The view of the local scene through the eyes of a native participant in that scene is a different window. – Kenneth L. Pike

128559. There is no truth without responsibility following in its wake. – Kenneth L. Pike

128560. This required the development of a view which allowed one to integrate research with belief, thing with person, fact with aesthetics, knowledge with application of knowledge. – Kenneth L. Pike

128561. Language is a tool adequate to provide any degree of precision relevant to a particular situation. – Kenneth L. Pike

128562. Today’s practicality is often no more than the accepted form of yesterday’s theory. – Kenneth L. Pike

128563. Verbal and nonverbal activity is a unified whole, and theory and methodology should be organized or created to treat it as such. – Kenneth L. Pike

128564. We assume, to begin with, that the individual is at least as complex in his internal structure as the language is which he speaks – otherwise, how could he speak a language which is complex? – Kenneth L. Pike

128565. When I conform to truth, I do not conform to an abstract principle; I conform to the nature of God. – Kenneth L. Pike

128566. With acknowledgement of residues, we can be more easily prepared to grant the unit of science, the overlapping of disciplines, and the total coherence of all facts. – Kenneth L. Pike

128567. Identity in the form of continuity of personality is an extremely important characteristic of the individual. – Kenneth L. Pike

128568. Christianity stands or falls as a living program, a way of life, made concrete in the life of man by the life of God through the life of the concretely living Christ. – Kenneth L. Pike

128569. Courage to continue comes from deeper sources than outward results. – Kenneth L. Pike

128570. That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent, the behavior of its members is a universal; but the methods, the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another. – Kenneth L. Pike

128571. So I see that Christianity in believing in a Creator pulls together more facts, data, inner experience and ability than any mechanistic view could hold for me. – Kenneth L. Pike

128572. Revelation and the nature of truth must be viewed in reference to the structure of language. – Kenneth L. Pike

128573. Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success. – Kenneth L. Pike

128574. Normal social behavior requires that we be able to recognize identities in spite of change. Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it. – Kenneth L. Pike

128575. Language is not merely a set of unrelated sounds, clauses, rules, and meanings; it is a total coherent system of these integrating with each other, and with behavior, context, universe of discourse, and observer perspective. – Kenneth L. Pike

128576. It is also, I would guess, a universal that in all societies people value respectability granted to them. – Kenneth L. Pike

128577. If the scholar feels that he must know everything about any topic, he is in trouble – and will not publish with a clear conscience. – Kenneth L. Pike

128578. The detached observer’s view is one window on the world. – Kenneth L. Pike

128579. If I were to adopt pure mechanism as a philosophy, there would be no way I could choose to be a scholar. – Kenneth L. Pike

128580. I wanted a theory that would allow one to live outside the office with the same philosophy one uses inside it. – Kenneth L. Pike

128581. God cannot be reduced to a sample for analysis. – Kenneth L. Pike

128582. Fruitful discourse in science or theology requires us to believe that within the contexts of normal discourse there are some true statements. – Kenneth L. Pike

128583. Without a possibility of change in meanings human communication could not perform its present functions. – Kenneth L. Pike

128584. Nobody is as good as he thinks he is. – Kenneth L. Pike

128585. It’s something that I am going over in my head about the whole video game thing, and whether you support violence by being in a film like this. I mean, to me, it’s incredibly unreal and it’s all about the action, and just explosions. – Rosamund Pike

128586. I’d really love to live in New York for awhile. That’s what I’m hoping to do. – Rosamund Pike

128587. The job of an actor is the same in all of them, really. I mean, you’re just creating a character that you hope people will believe, so it doesn’t make that much of a difference really. – Rosamund Pike

128588. You can certainly keep a low public profile if you want to. – Rosamund Pike

128589. Nothing can teach you what it’s like to work on a film set, and the best education there can be for an actor is to walk up the street and observe human nature. – Rosamund Pike

128590. The response to Pride has been so overwhelming. I mean, people have really loved it. And it’s so rewarding because we had such a fun time making that film, and it was made with so much heart, that it’s lovely that people seem to be responding in kind to that. – Rosamund Pike

128591. It was in New York, and I’ve always wanted to film in New York. And the writer was a teenage friend of mine. We did youth theatre together when we were 16 and always had a dream of making a film together. And ten years later, we’ve done it. So it’s great. – Rosamund Pike

128592. In the original computer game of Doom, you not only have to kill things. You have to pulverise them. – Rosamund Pike

128593. I’ve got friends who are pyrotechnics who do big fire shows, so I’m really fascinated by that. – Rosamund Pike

128594. I’m probably not going to play a junkie and that’s OK because there are other people who will do it better. – Rosamund Pike

128595. I’ve been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer, so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch of marines is quite attractive, and probably a necessary dose of male energy. – Rosamund Pike

128596. I think, you know, as an actor we get these terribly sort of pretentious ideas in our heads. We try to take everything very seriously at first, you know, until we lighten up, we get onboard, and have a laugh. – Rosamund Pike

128597. And I like the look on people’s faces when I say I’m doing this movie called Pride and Prejudice and they kind of smile, and then I say I’m in a movie called Doom and they kind of do a double take and try and put the two things together. And they never quite manage to. – Rosamund Pike

128598. I think you tend to try, during the time you’ve got off, to forget about the film. It was such a total world. I mean, the sets were claustrophobic, and as soon as you were on there, you were right back into it. – Rosamund Pike

128599. I cannot consent to be led three or four hundred leagues out of my route, without its being by force of arms. – Zebulon Pike

128600. Few Indians only had breech cloths, most being wrapped in buffalo robes, otherwise quite naked. – Zebulon Pike

128601. A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride; he certainly should have considered it an honor to be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was. – Zebulon Pike

128602. A young man who is here speaks the Panis language, and in many other respects, is preferable. – Zebulon Pike

128603. American agents… are the only persons authorized to hold councils of a political nature. – Zebulon Pike

128604. At the lodge the chief gave me many particulars which were relative to the late visit of the Spaniards. – Zebulon Pike

128605. Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory, under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist, or suffer be hoisted, the English flag. – Zebulon Pike

128606. He was a man, he always performed his promises. – Zebulon Pike

128607. Should I be the happy mortal destined to turn the scale of war, will you not rejoice, O my father? – Zebulon Pike

128608. I differ materially from Capt. Lewis, in my account of the numbers, manners, and morals of the Sioux. – Zebulon Pike

128609. Among various demands and charges I gave them, was, that the said flag should be delivered to me, and one of the United States’ flags be received and hoisted in its place. – Zebulon Pike

128610. The preparations for my new voyage prevented the possiblity of my paying that attention to the correction of my errors, that I should otherwise have done. – Zebulon Pike

128611. The Pawnee chief had left the village the day after the doctor arrived, with 50 or 60 horses and many people, and had taken his course to the north of our route. – Zebulon Pike

128612. Smoke the pipe of peace, bury the tomahawk, and become one nation. – Zebulon Pike

128613. Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses, Mr. Henry returns from this place. In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you. – Zebulon Pike

128614. On no further occasion present a flag or medal to an Indian. – Zebulon Pike

128615. It was the wish of the Americans that their red brethren should remain peacefully round their own fires, and not embroil themselves in any disputes between the white people. – Zebulon Pike

128616. In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army. – Zebulon Pike

128617. I was informed… that some… were dreaming and wished to return. – Zebulon Pike

128618. If we go to Chihuahua we must be considered as prisoners of war? – Zebulon Pike

128619. May Heaven be propitious, and smile on the cause of my country. – Zebulon Pike

128620. Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property, personal imprisonment and fines. – Zebulon Pike

128621. If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat, still shall it be said we died like brave men, and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name. – Zebulon Pike

128622. Your former Fathers the Spaniards have now no further Authority over you. – Zebulon Pike

128623. You have already disarmed my men without my knowledge, are their arms to be returned or not? – Zebulon Pike

128624. With the dreary season in which we travelled part of the route; with our minds much more actively employed in forming resources for our preservation from famine. – Zebulon Pike

128625. Why cannot we correct the baneful passions, without weakening the good? – Zebulon Pike

128626. They were conspiring to desert us in the night and steal some of our horses… we engaged a spy. – Zebulon Pike

128627. There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove. – Zebulon Pike

128628. The village had a mill near it, situated on the little creek, which made very good flour. The population consisted of civilized Indians, but much mixed blood. – Zebulon Pike

128629. The Spanish troops returned and we could yet discover the grass beaten down in the direction which they went. – Zebulon Pike

128630. The toute ensemble was such as to make polished society blush, when compared with these savages. – Zebulon Pike

128631. Whether will the twain will ye that I release unto you? – Pontius Pilate

128632. Ye have brought this man unto me, as one that perverteth the people; and behold, I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him. – Pontius Pilate

128633. Ye have a watch; go your way, make it as sure as ye can. – Pontius Pilate

128634. What will ye then that I shall do unto him whom ye call the King of the Jews? – Pontius Pilate

128635. Hearest thou not how many things they witness against thee? – Pontius Pilate

128636. Will ye that I release unto you the King of the Jews? – Pontius Pilate

128637. I am innocent of the blood of this just person; see ye to it. – Pontius Pilate

128638. Answerest thou nothing? Behold how many things they witness against thee. – Pontius Pilate

128639. Art thou the King of the Jews? – Pontius Pilate

128640. What shall I do then with Jesus, which is called Christ? – Pontius Pilate

128641. So they didn’t let anybody else off. I can’t live like this, I’m finished. Auschwitz was easy. – Witold Pilecki

128642. During the first 3 years at Auschwitz, 2 million people died; over the next 2 years – 3 million. – Witold Pilecki

128643. I carried out my orders until arrested. I had no sense that I was spying, and I ask that this be taken into account in deciding my verdict. – Witold Pilecki

128644. As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. – Nicholas Pileggi

128645. Let me tell you something. Nobody goes to jail unless they want to. Unless they make themselves get caught. They don’t have things organized. – Nicholas Pileggi

128646. The censorship is such on television in the U.S. that films like mine don’t stand a chance. – John Pilger

128647. Classic nineteenth century European imperialists believed they were literally on a mission. I don’t believe that the imperialists these days have that same sense of public service. They are simply pirates. – John Pilger

128648. I grew up in Sydney in a very political household, where we were all for the underdog. – John Pilger

128649. I’m absolutely convinced of that. Israel is the representative of the United States in that part of the world. Its policies are so integrated with American policies that they use the same language. – John Pilger

128650. It’s very clear that the Bush Administration is out of control. It contains some truly dangerous people. – John Pilger

128651. Not all the Americans in Iraq are those who torture and murder, or course they’re not, I don’t know how many are doing it, I know it is systematic throughout the United States military I think that’s been revealed. – John Pilger

128652. Vietnam was as much a laboratory experiment as a war. – John Pilger

128653. We have an extreme rightwing government in this country, although it’s called the Labour government. – John Pilger

128654. Orwell is almost our litmus test. Some of his satirical writing looks like reality these days. – John Pilger

128655. Official truths are often powerful illusions. – John Pilger

128656. Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest. – Peace Pilgrim

128657. The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one’s life. – Peace Pilgrim

128658. The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the spiritual side. – Peace Pilgrim

128659. The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things. – Peace Pilgrim

128660. There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace? – Peace Pilgrim

128661. There is something to that old saying that hate injures the hater, not the hated. – Peace Pilgrim

128662. To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life – bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace. – Peace Pilgrim

128663. My appointed work is to awaken the divine nature that is within. – Peace Pilgrim

128664. We are all cells in the same body of humanity. – Peace Pilgrim

128665. When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others. – Peace Pilgrim

128666. Worry is a useless mulling over of things we cannot change. – Peace Pilgrim

128667. You are within God. God is within you. – Peace Pilgrim

128668. You’re in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them. – Peace Pilgrim

128669. This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love. – Peace Pilgrim

128670. Praying without ceasing is not ritualized, nor are there even words. It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God. – Peace Pilgrim

128671. No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self- centered way, but for the whole human family. – Peace Pilgrim

128672. Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you’ll hardly have time to think about food. – Peace Pilgrim

128673. Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights. – Peace Pilgrim

128674. If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. – Peace Pilgrim

128675. I don’t eat junk foods and I don’t think junk thoughts. – Peace Pilgrim

128676. Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential. – Peace Pilgrim

128677. For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections. – Peace Pilgrim

128678. Do not suppress it – that would hurt you inside. Do not express it – this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it. – Peace Pilgrim

128679. Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound. – Peace Pilgrim

128680. As I lived up to the highest light I had, higher and higher light came to me. – Peace Pilgrim

128681. Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions. – Peace Pilgrim

128682. A pilgrim is a wanderer with purpose. – Peace Pilgrim

128683. People see themselves as the center of the universe and judge everything as it relates to them. – Peace Pilgrim

128684. One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history. – Peace Pilgrim

128685. Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return. – Peace Pilgrim

128686. The Commonwealth has had consistently bad press. It was originally seen as a kind of hangover empire. People have long predicted its demise. – Ben Pimlott

128687. Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting good of men. – Gifford Pinchot

128688. Innovations never happen as planned. – Gifford Pinchot

128689. The earth and its resources belong of right to its people. – Gifford Pinchot

128690. The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency. – Gifford Pinchot

128691. The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future. – Gifford Pinchot

128692. Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day. – Gifford Pinchot

128693. World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace. – Gifford Pinchot

128694. Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute. – Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

128695. Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection. – Pindar

128696. Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest. – Pindar

128697. The best of healers is good cheer. – Pindar

128698. Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen. – Pindar

128699. Learn what you are and be such. – Pindar

128700. Men are the dreams of a shadow. – Pindar

128701. Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed. – Pindar

128702. Seek not, my soul, the life of the immortals; but enjoy to the full the resources that are within thy reach. – Pindar

128703. The days that are still to come are the wisest witnesses. – Pindar

128704. The test of any man lies in action. – Pindar

128705. Whatever is beautiful is beautiful by necessity. – Pindar

128706. A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality. – Pindar

128707. The present will not long endure. – Pindar

128708. Where there’s tea there’s hope. – Arthur W. Pinero

128709. I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate. – Arthur W. Pinero

128710. A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination. – Arthur W. Pinero

128711. I’m taking my rats. Those are my friends for the tour. Thelma and Louise. They’re so cute. – Pink

128712. Today, charting your own course isn’t just more necessary than ever before. It’s also much easier – and much more fun. – Pink

128713. I change my mind so much I need two boyfriends and a girlfriend. – Pink

128714. For the first few years we paid all the bills first and divided what was left as salary. Sometimes that was $50 a week. – Pink

128715. Cameron Diaz was so cute at the MTV Movie Awards when she pulled her skirt up and wiped her armpits. – Pink

128716. People today sometimes get uncomfortable with empirical claims that seem to clash with their political assumptions, often because they haven’t given much thought to the connections. – Steven Pinker

128717. But in most cases even the possibility that the correlations reflect shared genes is taboo. – Steven Pinker

128718. By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick, we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu. – Steven Pinker

128719. Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language. – Steven Pinker

128720. I don’t consider myself to be that radical a thinker. – Steven Pinker

128721. I think this confusion leads intellectuals and artists themselves to believe that the elite arts and humanities are a kind of higher, exalted form of human endeavor. – Steven Pinker

128722. Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately art depends on human nature. – Steven Pinker

128723. Most intellectuals today have a phobia of any explanation of the mind that invokes genetics. – Steven Pinker

128724. As many political writers have pointed out, commitment to political equality is not an empirical claim that people are clones. – Steven Pinker

128725. Parents provide their children with genes as well as an environment, so the fact that talkative parents have kids with good language skills could simply mean that and that the same genes that make parents talkative make children articulate. – Steven Pinker

128726. But the newest research is showing that many properties of the brain are genetically organized, and don’t depend on information coming in from the senses. – Steven Pinker

128727. Personality and socialization aren’t the same thing. – Steven Pinker

128728. So no, it’s not all in the genes, but what isn’t in the genes isn’t in the family environment either. It can’t be explained in terms of the overall personalities or the child-rearing practices of parents. – Steven Pinker

128729. The connections I draw between human nature and political systems in my new book, for example, were prefigured in the debates during the Enlightenment and during the framing of the American Constitution. – Steven Pinker

128730. The great appeal of the doctrine that the mind is a blank slate is the simple mathematical fact that zero equals zero. – Steven Pinker

128731. There has to be innate circuitry that does the learning, that creates the culture, that acquires the culture, and that responds to socialization. – Steven Pinker

128732. Why are empirical questions about how the mind works so weighted down with political and moral and emotional baggage? – Steven Pinker

128733. Why do people believe that there are dangerous implications of the idea that the mind is a product of the brain, that the brain is organized in part by the genome, and that the genome was shaped by natural selection? – Steven Pinker

128734. My opinions about human nature are shared by many psychologists, linguists, and biologists, not to mention philosophers and scholars going back centuries. – Steven Pinker

128735. Evolutionary psychology is one of four sciences that are bringing human nature back into the picture. – Steven Pinker

128736. A friend to honesty and a foe to crime. – Allan Pinkerton

128737. I imagine a child. That child is me. I can reconstruct and vividly remember portions of my own childhood. I can see, taste, smell, feel, and hear them. Then what I do is, not write about that kid or about his world, but start to think of a book that would have pleased him. – Daniel Pinkwater

128738. Hoboken is a neat place. – Daniel Pinkwater

128739. I sort of always like to write starting with when I learned how. – Daniel Pinkwater

128740. I went to college, but I learned to write by reading – and writing. – Daniel Pinkwater

128741. I’d always liked to write, but I never wanted to be a writer, because it seemed a sissy occupation. It is. To this day, I find it terribly easy. And so, rather than trying to hunt up a text, I just wrote one. – Daniel Pinkwater

128742. Mr. Breton didn’t know about location, location, location. – Daniel Pinkwater

128743. Read a lot. Write a lot. Have fun. – Daniel Pinkwater

128744. Well you know, it’s true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal! – Daniel Pinkwater

128745. Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think. – Daniel Pinkwater

128746. Writing and telling are almost the same, the way I do it. – Daniel Pinkwater

128747. All my books were easy to write – doesn’t it show? – Daniel Pinkwater

128748. Some women have said, ‘Gee, here I am getting involved with this fat guy, what will people think of me?’ But they were converted and sometimes surprised. – Daniel Pinkwater

128749. I regret and suffer those losses, but it’s God’s will. He will pardon me if I committed excesses, but I don’t think I did. – Augusto Pinochet

128750. Sometimes democracy must be bathed in blood. – Augusto Pinochet

128751. I’m not a dictator. It’s just that I have a grumpy face. – Augusto Pinochet

128752. Everything I did, all my actions, all of the problems I had I dedicate to God and to Chile, because I kept Chile from becoming Communist. – Augusto Pinochet

128753. During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline… And today, looking back at that long path of service, my soldier’s heart stirs and murmurs from deep within: Thank you. Thank you, my homeland. – Augusto Pinochet

128754. I would encourage anybody struggling with their sexuality to go with their heart. If it’s not an appropriate time, there will be one later. Never, ever try to rush into anything – do it in your own time. – Danny Pintauro

128755. I dated a lot of girls all through high school, and in college I dated a young lady for about eight months. – Danny Pintauro

128756. I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical intelligence which I intend to allow to operate. – Harold Pinter

128757. I mean, don’t forget the earth’s about five thousand million years old, at least. Who can afford to live in the past? – Harold Pinter

128758. I tend to think that cricket is the greatest thing that God ever created on earth – certainly greater than sex, although sex isn’t too bad either. – Harold Pinter

128759. I think it is the responsibility of a citizen of any country to say what he thinks. – Harold Pinter

128760. I think that NATO is itself a war criminal. – Harold Pinter

128761. I was brought up in the War. I was an adolescent in the Second World War. And I did witness in London a great deal of the Blitz. – Harold Pinter

128762. If Milosevic is to be tried, he has to be tried by a proper court, an impartial, properly constituted court which has international respect. – Harold Pinter

128763. Iraq is just a symbol of the attitude of western democracies to the rest of the world. – Harold Pinter

128764. It was difficult being a conscientious objector in the 1940’s, but I felt I had to stick to my guns. – Harold Pinter

128765. It’s so easy for propaganda to work, and dissent to be mocked. – Harold Pinter

128766. I ought not to speak about the dead because the dead are all over the place. – Harold Pinter

128767. I found the offer of a knighthood something that I couldn’t possibly accept. I found it to be somehow squalid, a knighthood. There’s a relationship to government about knights. – Harold Pinter

128768. I don’t intend to simply go away and write my plays and be a good boy. I intend to remain an independent and political intelligence in my own right. – Harold Pinter

128769. Good writing excites me, and makes life worth living. – Harold Pinter

128770. I could be a bit of a pain in the arse. Since I’ve come out of my cancer, I must say I intend to be even more of a pain in the arse. – Harold Pinter

128771. I believe an international criminal court is very much to be desired. – Harold Pinter

128772. A short piece of work means as much to me as a long piece of work. – Harold Pinter

128773. All that happens is that the destruction of human beings – unless they’re Americans – is called collateral damage. – Harold Pinter

128774. Most of the press is in league with government, or with the status quo. – Harold Pinter

128775. Apart from the known and the unknown, what else is there? – Harold Pinter

128776. This particular nurse said, Cancer cells are those which have forgotten how to die. I was so struck by this statement. – Harold Pinter

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128777. Beckett had an unerring light on things, which I much appreciated. – Harold Pinter

128778. Clinton’s hands remain incredibly clean, don’t they, and Tony Blair’s smile remains as wide as ever. I view these guises with profound contempt. – Harold Pinter

128779. I also found being called Sir rather silly. – Harold Pinter

128780. I don’t think there’s been any writer like Samuel Beckett. He’s unique. He was a most charming man and I used to send him my plays. – Harold Pinter

128781. The Room I wrote in 1957, and I was really gratified to find that it stood up. I didn’t have to change a word. – Harold Pinter

128782. My second play, The Birthday Party, I wrote in 1958 – or 1957. It was totally destroyed by the critics of the day, who called it an absolute load of rubbish. – Harold Pinter

128783. While The United States is the most powerful nation the world has ever seen, it is also the most detested nation that the world has ever known. – Harold Pinter

128784. There’s a tradition in British intellectual life of mocking any non-political force that gets involved in politics, especially within the sphere of the arts and the theatre. – Harold Pinter

128785. There is a movement to get an international criminal court in the world, voted for by hundreds of states-but with the noticeable absence of the United States of America. – Harold Pinter

128786. There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false. – Harold Pinter

128787. The past is what you remember, imagine you remember, convince yourself you remember, or pretend you remember. – Harold Pinter

128788. The crimes of the U.S. throughout the world have been systematic, constant, clinical, remorseless, and fully documented but nobody talks about them. – Harold Pinter

128789. The Companion of Honour I regarded as an award from the country for 50 years of work – which I thought was okay. – Harold Pinter

128790. One’s life has many compartments. – Harold Pinter

128791. One way of looking at speech is to say it is a constant stratagem to cover nakedness. – Harold Pinter

128792. One is and is not in the centre of the maelstrom of it all. – Harold Pinter

128793. Occasionally it does hit me, the words on a page. And I still love doing that, as I have for the last 60 years. – Harold Pinter

128794. There are some good rules and there are some lousy rules. – Harold Pinter

128795. The more things you own, the more people you need to employ. – Billie Piper

128796. Weight doesn’t matter as long as you’re happy with yourself. – Billie Piper

128797. God wills to be displayed and known and loved and cherished and worshiped. – John Piper

128798. The essence of faith is being satisfied with all that God is for us in Jesus. – John Piper

128799. Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement! – John Piper

128800. God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him. – John Piper

128801. Ultimately, there is no compromise. Westerners will either retain their civilization, including the right to insult and blaspheme, or not. – Daniel Pipes

128802. Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts. Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up. – Daniel Pipes

128803. Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts. – Mary Pipher

128804. One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more. Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking. – Mary Pipher

128805. After hurting myself like that, I could not go back immediately to racing. I was in no condition, mentally or physically. That helped me to strengthen myself to go through the hard times that were ahead with my business, and to be successful. – Nelson Piquet

128806. Events like this mean we can give something back to the people that support us, and hopefully everyone will have a great day and we can put on a good show for them. – Nelson Piquet

128807. I am really looking forward to driving another of my father?s car at the show in Rotterdam. – Nelson Piquet

128808. I have quite a lot of fans in Holland because that is where my mother is from, in fact I have a fan club there, and the fans don’t always get the chance to see us drive the cars because getting to races across Europe isn’t always possible for them. – Nelson Piquet

128809. In two years, I’ll be making more than Michael Schumacher. – Nelson Piquet

128810. It is going to be special to drive in the Netherlands because it means I can take part in a Formula One demonstration in a country where I have a lot of family and friends. – Nelson Piquet

128811. The Lotus is a couple of years newer than the Williams was, and as the pace of development in F1 cars is so quick, I expect it to be another completely different experience, but still one that I know I’m going to enjoy. – Nelson Piquet

128812. Through F1, I bought my own boat. I learned to fly my own plane and helicopter. And my job with my company is a reflection of everything motor racing taught me. – Nelson Piquet

128813. The history of mankind is the history of ideas. – Luigi Pirandello

128814. When you say you are in love with humanity, you are well satisfied with yourself. – Luigi Pirandello

128815. A fact is like a sack – it won’t stand up if it’s empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place. – Luigi Pirandello

128816. Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time. – Luigi Pirandello

128817. Drama is action, sir, action and not confounded philosophy. – Luigi Pirandello

128818. Each of us, face to face with other men, is clothed with some sort of dignity, but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart. – Luigi Pirandello

128819. Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life. – Luigi Pirandello

128820. I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you. – Luigi Pirandello

128821. I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I’d love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true. – Luigi Pirandello

128822. In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream. – Luigi Pirandello

128823. It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame! – Luigi Pirandello

128824. Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won’t work out. – Luigi Pirandello

128825. Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels. – Luigi Pirandello

128826. When the characters are really alive before their author, the latter does nothing but follow them in their action, in their words, in the situations which they suggest to him. – Luigi Pirandello

128827. Whatever is a reality today, whatever you touch and believe in and that seems real for you today, is going to be – like the reality of yesterday – an illusion tomorrow. – Luigi Pirandello

128828. Whoever has the luck to be born a character can laugh even at death. Because a character will never die! A man will die, a writer, the instrument of creation: but what he has created will never die! – Luigi Pirandello

128829. You too must not count too much on your reality as you feel it today, since like yesterday, it may prove an illusion for you tomorrow. – Luigi Pirandello

128830. The cause of the break with the tradition of antiquity was the rapid and unexpected advance of Islam. The result of this advance was the final separation of East from West, and the end of the Mediterranean unity. – Henri Pirenne

128831. The Germanic invasions in the West could not and did not in any way alter this state of affairs. – Henri Pirenne

128832. The Germanic invasions destroyed neither the Mediterranean unity of the ancient world, nor what may be regarded as the truly essential features of the Roman culture as it still existed in the 5th century, at a time when there was no longer an Emperor in the West. – Henri Pirenne

128833. The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there. – Robert M. Pirsig

128834. The solutions all are simple – after you have arrived at them. But they’re simple only when you know already what they are. – Robert M. Pirsig

128835. The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands. – Robert M. Pirsig

128836. The truth knocks on the door and you say, go away, I’m looking for the truth, and it goes away. Puzzling. – Robert M. Pirsig

128837. Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions. – Robert M. Pirsig

128838. One geometry cannot be more true than another; it can only be more convenient. Geometry is not true, it is advantageous. – Robert M. Pirsig

128839. Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food. – Robert M. Pirsig

128840. Even in the presence of others he was completely alone. – Robert M. Pirsig

128841. To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top. – Robert M. Pirsig

128842. Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20 – 20 hindsight. It’s good for seeing where you’ve been. It’s good for testing the truth of what you think you know, but it can’t tell you where you ought to go. – Robert M. Pirsig

128843. It is a puzzling thing. The truth knocks on the door and you say, “Go away, I’m looking for the truth,” and so it goes away. Puzzling. – Robert M. Pirsig

128844. We keep passing unseen through little moments of other people’s lives. – Robert M. Pirsig

128845. To live for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top. – Robert M. Pirsig

128846. Just as women’s bodies are softer than men’s, so their understanding is sharper. – Christine de Pisan

128847. It is absurd to look for perfection. – Camille Pissarro

128848. Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis… Don’t be afraid of putting on colour… Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression. – Camille Pissarro

128849. When you do a thing with your whole soul and everything that is noble within you, you always find your counterpart. – Camille Pissarro

128850. Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. – Camille Pissarro

128851. Cover the canvas at the first go, then work at it until you see nothing more to add. – Camille Pissarro

128852. Don’t be afraid in nature: one must be bold, at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes. – Camille Pissarro

128853. Everything is beautiful, all that matters is to be able to interpret. – Camille Pissarro

128854. God takes care of imbeciles, little children and artists. – Camille Pissarro

128855. I began to understand my sensations, to know what I wanted, at around the age of forty – but only vaguely. – Camille Pissarro

128856. I regard it as a waste of time to think only of selling: one forgets one’s art and exaggerates one’s value. – Camille Pissarro

128857. Observe that it is a great error to believe that all mediums of art are not closely tied to their time. – Camille Pissarro

128858. I sometimes have a horrible fear of turning up a canvas of mine. I’m always afraid of finding a monster in place of the precious jewels I thought I had put there! – Camille Pissarro

128859. It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover to your surprise that you have rendered something in its true character. – Camille Pissarro

128860. Paint the essential character of things. – Camille Pissarro

128861. At fifty, that is in 1880, I formulated the idea of unity, without being able to render it. At sixty, I am beginning to see the possibility of rendering it. – Camille Pissarro

128862. I remember that, although I was full of fervour, I didn’t have the slightest inkling, even at forty, of the deeper side to the movement we were pursuing by instinct. It was in the air! – Camille Pissarro

128863. Pilots are not the threat. – John Pistole

128864. I want to improve TSA’s counterterrorism focus through intelligence and cutting edge technology, support the TSA workforce, and strengthen the agency’s relationships with stakeholders and the traveling public. All of these priorities are interconnected and are vital to TSA’s mission – and I would say, all of our collective mission. – John Pistole

128865. I particularly recognize that reasonable people can disagree as to what that proper balance or blend is between privacy and security and safety. – John Pistole

128866. I did not want to provide a blueprint or roadmap for the terrorists, saying ‘Here are our new security procedures’. – John Pistole

128867. But what I want to assure and reassure the public is we are concerned about your safety, your security, and your privacy. Let’s work together in partnership to ensure that we can have the best way forward. – John Pistole

128868. And so we try to address those concerns in every way possible, recognizing, again, in the final analysis, everybody on that flight wants to be assured with the highest level of confidence that everybody else on that flight has been properly screened, and including me and you and everybody. – John Pistole

128869. Our pat-down approach is very similar to what is being utilized in Europe and, as we know, around the world. It’s even much more thorough in other parts of the world. – John Pistole

128870. The bottom line is, if somebody doesn’t go through proper security screening, they’re not going to go on the flight. – John Pistole

128871. The reason we are doing these types of pat downs and using the advanced imagery technology is trying to take the latest intelligence and how we know al Qaeda and affiliates want to hurt us, they want to bring down whether it is passenger air craft or cargo aircraft. – John Pistole

128872. I want to take TSA to the next level. – John Pistole

128873. We put people of concern on the watch list or the no-fly list, so we have a number of layers of security beyond the airport checkpoint. We gather as much information about a passenger as the law allows without profiling. – John Pistole

128874. We save limited resources in terms of who we are physically screening. The approach will allow us to pay more attention to those potential terrorists. – John Pistole

128875. We want to be sensitive to people’s concerns about privacy about their personal being and things, while ensuring that everybody on every flight has been properly screened. – John Pistole

128876. The bottom line is how do we best provide for the security of the traveling public in light of a determined enemy who is adept at constructing well-designed, well-concealed devices which would not show up in a walk-through metal detector? We’re trying to employ the best technology to identify any possible threat. – John Pistole

128877. I must say I’ve always composed music from the point of view of the performers. – Walter Piston

128878. I’m at the stage of my career when it’s not only about winning and developing players, it’s about having fun. That’s a void in your life right now, but it’s something you’re going to have here. – Rick Pitino

128879. The only way to get people to like working hard is to motivate them. Today, people must understand why they’re working hard. Every individual in an organization is motivated by something different. – Rick Pitino

128880. After September 11, I don’t think people really believe things like this are all that important. – Rick Pitino

128881. Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer. – Rick Pitino

128882. I just don’t deal with the negativity. I can’t get involved in that side of it. I don’t understand it, and you can’t let it take away from your life and what you are trying to do. – Rick Pitino

128883. The other guys just caught lightning in a bottle with a great game. – Rick Pitino

128884. Failure is good. It’s fertilizer. Everything I’ve learned about coaching, I’ve learned from making mistakes. – Rick Pitino

128885. It could happen to anyone when you get hired by a different president. There’s a difference in philosophies. It happens. It’s a change in CEOs. They have their own people, their own philosophies, and it’s different than what Bob stands for. – Rick Pitino

128886. If I didn’t have a recruiting engagement, I was going to be here. I did everything possible to change the recruiting thing. I’m a very small part of this night, but I did want to be a part of it. – Rick Pitino

128887. I’d learned how much happiness money can bring you. Very little. – Rick Pitino

128888. I can say that hands down from being in this business 32 years; we’re going to be much better than we were last year just because there’s eight new players that now have experience and Palacios will be healthy. – Rick Pitino

128889. He knew I enjoyed the relationships of college basketball. All along, he was the wise one. – Rick Pitino

128890. Francisco Garcia could have been a high draft choice last year, probably in the 20s. He’s the best wing player I’ve ever coached. But he’s done it the right way. He knew he had to work on his body to become a good pro. When he goes into the pros, he’ll be physically ready. – Rick Pitino

128891. Life begins at forty. – Walter B. Pitkin

128892. I have no intention of becoming a shorthand author. – Isaac Pitman

128893. Well-arranged time is the surest mark of a well-arranged mind. – Isaac Pitman

128894. I’m a performer. I’ve tried everything there is. – Gene Pitney

128895. Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed. – Brad Pitt

128896. Fame is a bitch, man. – Brad Pitt

128897. Heartthrobs are a dime a dozen. – Brad Pitt

128898. I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it’s up to me. – Brad Pitt

128899. I have a hard time with morals. All I know is what feels right, what’s more important to me is being honest about who you are. Morals I get a little hung up on. – Brad Pitt

128900. I know when I go outside, there’ll be a van or two and they’ll probably follow us four out of seven days a week, trying to get something. But I’m just going across town and I know they’re just wasting their day, so it doesn’t bother me anymore. – Brad Pitt

128901. I phoned my grandparents and my grandfather said ‘We saw your movie.’ ‘Which one?’ I said. He shouted ‘Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn’t like? – Brad Pitt

128902. I’d like to design something like a city or a museum. I want to do something hands on rather than just play golf which is the sport of the religious right. – Brad Pitt

128903. By the time this concert ends this evening, 30,000 Africans will have died because of extreme poverty. By this time tomorrow evening, another 30,000. This does not make sense. – Brad Pitt

128904. Success is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing. You get away with more instead of looking within. – Brad Pitt

128905. You must lose everything in order to gain anything. – Brad Pitt

128906. I’m one of those people you hate because of genetics. It is the truth. – Brad Pitt

128907. People don’t want to be plagued by not knowing-they want answers. – Michael Pitt

128908. Acting is really scary, but it’s also challenging, fun, hard work. There’s always an element of improvisation with every actor, even when something is really scripted. – Michael Pitt

128909. All these directors who do different locations forget that one room can be shot from a million different angles and a million different ways. When I direct a movie, I’m going to use that. – Michael Pitt

128910. I feel that film, as opposed to theatre, is about capturing that one, real moment. – Michael Pitt

128911. I think in some ways you learn more from the things you don’t like than the things you do. – Michael Pitt

128912. I think Van Sant is the most important American director we have. He takes the most risks. He’s just pure to me. – Michael Pitt

128913. It sounds cliche, but success is your friends, your family, what you do, and if you’re happy when you wake up. – Michael Pitt

128914. There are two kinds of directors: There’s the kind where two plus two equals four, and you have to help them figure it out. And then there’s the kind that throws you in a room, locks the door, sets the house on fire and films it. – Michael Pitt

128915. When actors give their input, it can be very ego-driven, and directors are scared of that. – Michael Pitt

128916. Don’t talk to me about a man’s being able to talk sense; everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense? – William Pitt

128917. If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never! – William Pitt

128918. Poverty of course is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying. – William Pitt

128919. The press is like the air, a chartered libertine. – William Pitt

128920. Theoretical principals must sometimes give way for the sake of practical advantages. – William Pitt

128921. Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart. – William Pitt

128922. Unlimited power corrupts the possessor. – William Pitt

128923. Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it; and this I know, my lords: that where law ends, tyranny begins. – William Pitt

128924. I am much interested and honoured by what you tell me of C. S. Lewis. – Ruth Pitter

128925. I had to be intellectually satisfied as well as emotionally because at that time of life one doesn’t just fall into it in adolescent emotion, and I was satisfied at every point that it was the one way and the hard way to do things. – Ruth Pitter

128926. I would do any honest thing under the sun to know C. S. Lewis, and so am very grateful to you. – Ruth Pitter

128927. It seems to me that in our lifetime we have passed from the wreck of liberal humanism to the beginning of a new recognition of dogma: isn’t it rather tremendous? – Ruth Pitter

128928. One’s homesickness for Heaven finds at least an inn there; and it’s an inn on the right road. – Ruth Pitter

128929. There were air raids at night. The factory was dark and dirty. And I remember thinking – well – I must find somebody or something because like this I cannot go on. – Ruth Pitter

128930. And I used to assemble the family to hear because I thought that they were so good that even from the point of view of enjoyment people shouldn’t miss them, and I got every word of his that I could, and I could see by hard argument there was only the one way for it. – Ruth Pitter

128931. Are you really going to see Lewis? One of the few people it’s worth getting excited over, I think. I know he is a good poet. I daresay he never heard of me, but I wish you would tell him that his work is the joy of my life. – Ruth Pitter

128932. A boy is not free to find a partner of his own as long as he must be the partner to his mother. – Frank Pittman

128933. Why do otherwise sane, competent, strong men, men who can wrestle bears or raid corporations, shrink away in horror at the thought of washing a dish or changing a diaper? – Frank Pittman

128934. We know how powerful our mother was when we were little, but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life? – Frank Pittman

128935. Parents can make us distrust ourselves. To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress. – Frank Pittman

128936. No one, however powerful and successful, can function as an adult if his parents are not satisfied with him. – Frank Pittman

128937. Men who have been raised violently have every reason to believe it is appropriate for them to control others through violence; they feel no compunction over being violent to women, children, and one another. – Frank Pittman

128938. Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world, feel strong and good and important, just as he makes his child feel loved and valued. – Frank Pittman

128939. Each generation’s job is to question what parents accept on faith, to explore possibilities, and adapt the last generation’s system of values for a new age. – Frank Pittman

128940. A man doesn’t have to have all the answers; children will teach him how to parent them, and in the process will teach him everything he needs to know about life. – Frank Pittman

128941. The biggest compliment to me is that guys really approach me and they have a connection with me, so there must be something I’m doing that is authentic, otherwise they wouldn’t connect with me so strongly. It’s a real compliment. – Jeremy Piven

128942. We all have so many different elements inside of us and we’re not all one thing. – Jeremy Piven

128943. Unless an entire row of people got up in the middle of a performance and left the theater in disgust, I felt as though I hadn’t done my job. – Jeremy Piven

128944. The Dalai Lama was once asked for his favorite chant, and he said it was better not to have a favorite anything, which I think is a great thought. – Jeremy Piven

128945. One of the great things that you should never do that I learned from John Malkovich is to never judge your characters. – Jeremy Piven

128946. I’m not a pretty boy who came to town and burst out of the gate, which is a good thing, because if I was, I probably wouldn’t have been good enough then. I probably wouldn’t have lasted. So I was very lucky not to be pretty. – Jeremy Piven

128947. I’m not a boy now. I’m a man, I hope. I hope I’ve had my artistic bar mitzvah somewhere. – Jeremy Piven

128948. I’m just mystified and fascinated by women, and I’m still single. Hence all of that, and the fact that I celebrate them so much, I understand that I’m unevolved at this exact moment to share my life with one. I wouldn’t inflict that upon anyone yet. But, I’m getting closer. – Jeremy Piven

128949. I want to be radical on the inside, but not on the outside. – Jeremy Piven

128950. I have a place in Chicago and I get there as much as I can. The city is so unbelievably beautiful. It’s one of the greatest cities on the planet. My heart beats differently when I’m in Chicago. It slows down and I feel more at ease. – Jeremy Piven

128951. I feel, as a person, very uninteresting. – Jeremy Piven

128952. The stage is my love, it’s where I started and where I do my best work. – Jeremy Piven

128953. They place great stress on the clarity of our language for expressing nuances and showing subtleties. – Bernard Pivot

128954. There is a pride in speaking this language. – Bernard Pivot

128955. All the English speakers, or almost all, have difficulties with the gender of words. – Bernard Pivot

128956. French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic. – Bernard Pivot

128957. I agreed on condition that we found a completely new concept that had nothing to do with the latest books. – Bernard Pivot

128958. It is very difficult to generalise. Everyone’s adventure is original. – Bernard Pivot

128959. People who do not speak our language very well do complain of feeling rebuffed by French people, who can sometimes be impatient, or even intolerant. – Bernard Pivot

128960. You get the feeling that many of my guests feel that the French language gives them entry into a more cultivated, more intelligent world, more highly civilised too, with rules. – Bernard Pivot

128961. The more English is heard in the world, the more gratifying it seems to speak French, and above all to know the culture of our country. They find a kind of French social grace in the language and culture. – Bernard Pivot

128962. This programme would only really make sense and work properly if it was also broadcast on France’s international television channel TV5. So I ended up with a double production, on France 2 and TV5. – Bernard Pivot

128963. No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days. – Max Planck

128964. Whence come I and whither go I? That is the great unfathomable question, the same for every one of us. Science has no answer to it. – Max Planck

128965. We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future. – Max Planck

128966. Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve. – Max Planck

128967. It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him. – Max Planck

128968. Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness. – Max Planck

128969. Anybody who has been seriously engaged is scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: ‘Ye must have faith.’ – Max Planck

128970. An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents: What does happen is that the opponents gradually die out. – Max Planck

128971. All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force… We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter. – Max Planck

128972. A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. – Max Planck

128973. A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. – Max Planck

128974. Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view. – Max Planck

128975. We are trying to communicate a fulfilled ideal. Does anybody remember laughter? – Robert Plant

128976. People say that I’m a millionaire, but that’s not true – I only spend millions. – Robert Plant

128977. Does anyone remember laughter? – Robert Plant

128978. How can you consider flower power outdated? The essence of my lyrics is the desire for peace and harmony. That’s all anyone has ever wanted. How could it become outdated? – Robert Plant

128979. I can’t moan about any of it. I had a great time in the goldfish bowl. – Robert Plant

128980. I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things. – Robert Plant

128981. I realized what Led Zeppelin was about around the end of our first U.S. tour. We started off not even on the bill in Denver, and by the time we got to New York we were second to Iron Butterfly, and they didn’t want to go on! – Robert Plant

128982. You know, people can’t fall in love with me just because I’m good at what I do. – Robert Plant

128983. You feel quite distant by playing at huge stadiums year after year, where you only can see a great darkness in front of you. – Robert Plant

128984. I think I could sing and shear a few sheep at the same time. – Robert Plant

128985. I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful. – Robert Plant

128986. Old men do it better. We’re not so sensitive in certain areas. – Robert Plant

128987. No, I’ve never thought that I was gay. And that’s not something you think. It’s something you know. – Robert Plant

128988. My vocal style I haven’t tried to copy from anyone. It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today. – Robert Plant

128989. It’s sort of a feeling of power onstage. It’s really the ability to make people smile, or just to turn them one way or another for that duration of time, and for it to have some effect later on. I don’t really think it’s power… it’s the goodness. – Robert Plant

128990. You can’t give up something you really believe in for financial reasons. If you die by the roadside – so be it. But at least you know you’ve tried. Ten minutes in the music scene was the equal of one hundred years outside of it. – Robert Plant

128991. I’m not a flowerchild or anything like that… whatever it was. – Robert Plant

128992. Suppose you were working at your job one day, and you made a little mistake. Then all of a sudden a red light went on over your desk, and fifteen thousand people stood up and yelled at you that you sucked? – Jacques Plante

128993. How would you like a job where when you made a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo? – Jacques Plante

128994. And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. – Sylvia Plath

128995. Widow. The word consumes itself. – Sylvia Plath

128996. There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them. – Sylvia Plath

128997. Is there no way out of the mind? – Sylvia Plath

128998. Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing. – Sylvia Plath

128999. Kiss me and you will see how important I am. – Sylvia Plath

129000. Apparently, the most difficult feat for a Cambridge male is to accept a woman not merely as feeling, not merely as thinking, but as managing a complex, vital interweaving of both. – Sylvia Plath

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