180000 famous quotes part 132 – 131001 to 132000

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180000 famous quotes part 132 – 131001 to 132000

131001. We have freedoms and boundaries; we just have a great family life. – Kelly Preston

131002. We are all trying to balance our careers and children and give as much of ourselves and our time to them. You work and have a husband, and projects, and friends. It is a balancing act. – Kelly Preston

131003. They are amazing kids so we let them make decisions but also have discipline. – Kelly Preston

131004. I don’t get to go to the super fancy stores unless I am in L.A. so you stay pretty real and normal that way. – Kelly Preston

131005. I grew up in Hawaii so I was outside a lot playing in the water. – Kelly Preston

131006. So I delegate a lot and I make my family come first, my husband and our kids. – Kelly Preston

131007. Our friends have nothing to do with the business. Some of our closest friends in Florida are not stars. – Kelly Preston

131008. My big places to shop are Wal-Mart and Target – seriously. That is where half of my stuff comes from now. – Kelly Preston

131009. Keeping it all normal and keeping us together is my first priority. Then I fit films into my life. – Kelly Preston

131010. I would like to end world hunger and create world peace, stop corruption, stop drugs getting to kids. – Kelly Preston

131011. I was actually lost in Beirut on the way home. – Kelly Preston

131012. I was a gymnast for years. – Kelly Preston

131013. I support anything to do with the welfare and rights of children in a huge way. – Kelly Preston

131014. I love being a scientologist, as it’s helped me in every single aspect of my life. – Kelly Preston

131015. I thought it was such a unique concept to play parents who happen to be super heroes and have a son who is going through puberty and starting high school. – Kelly Preston

131016. I took a long time off to have my baby and spend time with my family. – Kelly Preston

131017. The easiest gift to give my husband is anything to do with airlines and flying. – Kelly Preston

131018. I like to spend my time with my children. – Kelly Preston

131019. It is the quality of lending over the quantity of lending. – Lewis Thompson Preston

131020. Alleviating poverty would be the Bank’s overarching objective. – Lewis Thompson Preston

131021. Applications for loans would be judged on a nation’s social justice record as well as its economic efficiency. – Lewis Thompson Preston

131022. An orange on the table, your dress on the rug, and you in my bed, sweet present of the present, cool of night, warmth of my life. – Jacques Prevert

131023. When truth is no longer free, freedom is no longer real: the truths of the police are the truths of today. – Jacques Prevert

131024. Our Father which art in heaven – Stay there – And we will stay on earth – Which is sometimes so pretty. – Jacques Prevert

131025. Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. – Jacques Prevert

131026. Love is so simple. – Jacques Prevert

131027. Why don’t they go ahead and change the name of the White House to the West House. They want to do away with the heritage of White Settlement and destroy the history of White Settlement. – Alan Price

131028. When the script was written, it was sent to me with asterisks marking where he felt a song would be appropriate. Before the film was shot, the score was written. I made a demo of it, so they lived with the music as they were making the film. – Alan Price

131029. There is nothing wrong with the name White Settlement, and the majority here is proud of the name. – Alan Price

131030. I tend to think of the organ as part of the rhythm section, rather than a frontline voice. – Alan Price

131031. The only time it dominates is during a solo, or when we play a low blues and I put figures in behind Eric’s vocals. There’s never any real problem fitting guitar and organ together. – Alan Price

131032. The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan. – Alan Price

131033. The Animals were a very separate and dissonant group at the time. We came from different backgrounds, different areas – we didn’t even come from the same town, basically. – Alan Price

131034. I use a lot more chords than most organists and I’m careful to phrase them with the guitar. – Alan Price

131035. I think it’s like everything else; one shouldn’t dig too deeply. It’s silly to say that with a journalist, but sometimes there is not a truth to be found. – Alan Price

131036. Classical music’s ability to translate emotional themes is fantastic. – Alan Price

131037. As I say, the Animals had a particular concept of themselves as a band. There was an anarchic spirit in it, which was being flattened by commercial designs, attitudes, and needs. – Alan Price

131038. I quite like childlike songs, which sometimes cross over. – Alan Price

131039. The devil himself had probably redesigned Hell in the light of information he had gained from observing airport layouts. – Anthony Price

131040. The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade. – David E. Price

131041. What drew me to both study and activism was the formative experience of the civil rights movement. – David E. Price

131042. We simply must do better. – David E. Price

131043. Unified party control of the organs of government has proved no panacea. – David E. Price

131044. Personal faith can be a powerful force for public good. – David E. Price

131045. Our country’s political discourse and debate are enriched by discussions of the political implications of our faith traditions, whether they are taking place in our communities, at our dinner tables, or in our places of worship. – David E. Price

131046. I have also come to understand Congress’ need for a bipartisan as well as a partisan capacity. – David E. Price

131047. I believe we must seek God’s will, never presuming to identify it with our own program or power. – David E. Price

131048. I am struck by the fact that personal faith and political agendas are intertwined more closely now than at any other time in recent history. – David E. Price

131049. Honest discussions – even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree – can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded. – David E. Price

131050. Congress needs strong parties, but it also needs the capacity to deal with budget and entitlement challenges that are likely beyond the reach of pure partisan exertion. – David E. Price

131051. But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts to protect the homeland if we do not take additional steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters. – David E. Price

131052. And so we go over the cliff fiscally, and our Republican friends try to pin the blame on discretionary domestic spending, including spending for security. We pass budget resolutions that fall far short. – David E. Price

131053. We pass bills authorizing improvements and grants. But when it comes time to pay for these programs, we’d rather put the country’s money toward tax breaks for the wealthy than for police officers who are protecting our communities. – David E. Price

131054. I’m looking for one of two things and sometimes they dovetail: I’m looking to go into a theatre and see a certain kind of show. And if it’s not there, I’d like to do it myself so it would be there. – Hal Price

131055. It costs a great deal of money to do a musical, and the more money involved, the more big business influences the artform. – Hal Price

131056. I do know one thing: I wish people were doing more dangerous musicals, more courageous musicals and not just falling into the trap of trying to figure out what the public wants, because you find out that the public very often wants what’s good. – Hal Price

131057. There’s a need to keep the history of an artform going, parallel with the new work that’s being done. – Hal Price

131058. Men seem to think that page 3 girls are only interested in money. Money doesn’t impress me at all. Not in the slightest. – Katie Price

131059. I really hate sitcoms on television with canned laughter and stuff. What really makes me laugh is the real-life stuff. I’ve got a dry sense of humor. – Katie Price

131060. You do get some weirdos, but if there are any nice people out there who want to write to me pleasantly, then they’ll get a pleasant reply back! – Katie Price

131061. When I was younger, I used to say, One day I’ll be famous. – Katie Price

131062. When I was 17 I sent a picture up to an agency, and within a week I was in The Sun five days in a row. – Katie Price

131063. The people who ask me for my autograph are the people who’ve put me here today, and you can’t afford to forget that. – Katie Price

131064. The only ones I trust really are my Mum and Dad and those who are closest to me. – Katie Price

131065. The men I find myself attracted to are the ones who don’t say anything and are quite shy. – Katie Price

131066. People are people. All that celebrity tagging doesn’t bother me at all. – Katie Price

131067. I used to flirt with girls just to get the guys circling around us. I’m getting out of it now. I have to look after my reputation. – Katie Price

131068. All I want is a gentleman. I’m sick to bloody death of bastards. – Katie Price

131069. All I’ve ever really done is page 3 in The Sun, and not every man reads that. – Katie Price

131070. As a child, I’ve always been in trouble with men and the police have always had to get involved, through no fault of my own. – Katie Price

131071. Hopefully I’ll be successful with the singing, but there are so many other things I want to do, like acting. I’ll do them one at a time first! – Katie Price

131072. I am happy to receive any items of jewelry. – Katie Price

131073. I didn’t fancy any of my teachers. – Katie Price

131074. I do like my hair being pulled from time to time, it’s like a pair of reins, innit? – Katie Price

131075. I don’t really want to do topless stuff anymore. – Katie Price

131076. I get really saucy after a few drinks. Sexy rude, not obnoxious rude. – Katie Price

131077. I hate going out in Brighton now. It’s different in London. People respect you more there. – Katie Price

131078. I have loads of underwear, but only wear the bras because I never wear knickers. – Katie Price

131079. I like protective men, the type who’ll put an arm around me so I can be smothered. – Katie Price

131080. I never ask anyone for anything. I’ve just not been brought up like that. – Katie Price

131081. I think I must have a super-fast metabolism. – Katie Price

131082. I want to do other things like more fashion campaigns. – Katie Price

131083. I’ve always ridden horses. – Katie Price

131084. I’m so loud, as if I know what I’m on about, but deep inside, I’m so insecure. Just a little girl. – Katie Price

131085. I’m quite an insecure person and need reassuring all the time. – Katie Price

131086. I’m not into one-night stands. I’ve only slept with three guys in my life and they all involve relationships. – Katie Price

131087. I’m desperate to start a career in music. – Katie Price

131088. I was a real rebel. I got expelled. – Katie Price

131089. I stick to my own type when I go out, and I don’t make friends with people just because they’re celebrities. – Katie Price

131090. If you want to stay in the business then you’ve got to be a bit shrewd, haven’t you? – Katie Price

131091. The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do. – Leontyne Price

131092. You should always know when you’re shifting gears in life. You should leave your era; it should never leave you. – Leontyne Price

131093. Accomplishments have no color. – Leontyne Price

131094. He’s got everything. He’ not a great player yet because he hasn’t won any major championships, but it’s a matter of time. He’s an outstanding talent. I didn’t realize how tall he is. – Nick Price

131095. Overall the fundamentals seem to be there and he’s obviously got a very mature head on his shoulders. He’s got a kind of presence. – Nick Price

131096. The technology backbone is no longer an afterthought. – Nick Price

131097. Even now, after whatever gains feminism has made in involving fathers in the rearing of their children, I still think virtually all of us spend the most formative years of our lives very much in the presence of women. – Reynolds Price

131098. I think we Southerners have talked a fair amount of malarkey about the mystique of being Southern. – Reynolds Price

131099. From the age of six I wanted to be an artist. At that point I meant a painter, but it turned out what I really meant was I was someone who was very interested in watching the world and making copies of it. – Reynolds Price

131100. The older I’ve got the less I find myself going back and re-reading or really reading new fiction or poetry. – Reynolds Price

131101. I write because I write – as anyone in the arts does. You’re a painter because you feel you have no choice but to paint. You’re a writer because this is what you do. – Richard Price

131102. Writers spend three years rearranging 26 letters of the alphabet. It’s enough to make you lose your mind day by day. – Richard Price

131103. The kind of event on a conveyor belt that causes a fire occurs in a variety of industrial environments, not uniquely in coal environments. – Richard Price

131104. If you’re writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can’t not write about 9-11; you can’t not integrate it. My main character’s view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn’t have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged. – Richard Price

131105. You can’t take a character anywhere they don’t expect the character to go. But within those confines is where creativity lies. – Richard Price

131106. I’d love to be a saxophonist. I don’t know why, but I pretend I’m the saxophonist when I listen to music. I have about as much chance playing the sax as I do learning how to fly. – Richard Price

131107. I write because I can’t imagine not writing. – Richard Price

131108. I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I’m this guy who comes in from book – and movie – land and descends on angel wings into their classroom. – Richard Price

131109. I have offices all over the place and I avoid work everywhere. I don’t like to write – I like to be finished. – Richard Price

131110. I don’t need all that much – I just need to know who my characters are and what kind of jam they’re going to get into, and I’ll write myself out of their jam. – Richard Price

131111. I do small cameos here and there but nothing that requires more than a paragraph of talking, because I’m just an amateur. The movie is a whole different reality. – Richard Price

131112. I can never read this book, just like I can never see a movie that I wrote a screenplay for. I can read it and see it physically, but I can’t accurately judge it. I’m too close to it. If I read it ten times I’ll have ten different reactions. – Richard Price

131113. I think the definition of an artist is not necessarily tied into excellence or talent; an artist is somebody who, if you took away their freedom to make art, would lose their mind. – Richard Price

131114. If I can tell you the story from beginning to end in five minutes, I’m ready to start writing. Then it’s a constant spreading out of that five minutes. – Richard Price

131115. It’s as much fun to scare as to be scared. – Vincent Price

131116. A man who limits his interests, limits his life. – Vincent Price

131117. There is an intimacy about the Opry Theater that gives an entertainer a special charge. – Charley Pride

131118. Too many religious organizations are in the business of enforcing beliefs. – Charley Pride

131119. Until MTV, television had not been a huge influence on music. To compete with MTV, the country music moguls felt they had to appeal to the same young audience and do it the way MTV did. – Charley Pride

131120. What qualifies me to tell people how to act or what to think? I’m Charley Pride, country singer. Period. – Charley Pride

131121. When I came up, there was room for the new and the old. For every new artist, an old one didn’t have to be pushed out. – Charley Pride

131122. The tastes of country music fans are not limited to the narrow range defined by consultants and programmers and record company moguls. – Charley Pride

131123. What we don’t need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn’t. – Charley Pride

131124. I think there’s enough room in country music for everybody. – Charley Pride

131125. A black man singing about a blond girl was potential trouble. – Charley Pride

131126. A fan will grab you and hug you and will not let go. When that happens, you wish it could be that way all over the world. – Charley Pride

131127. Any entertainer who tells you that the adoration of fans is not a heady experience probably never had the experience. – Charley Pride

131128. Chet Atkins… is probably the best guitar player who ever lived. – Charley Pride

131129. Even now, when I’m asked how I’m doing, I like to reply, ‘Pretty good. I’ve got all my fingers and both eyes. – Charley Pride

131130. Fans are what make a performer and I’ve always taken them seriously. – Charley Pride

131131. Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you. – Charley Pride

131132. For most entertainers, there is a single experience, one defining moment, when confidence replaces the self-doubt that most of us wrestle with. – Charley Pride

131133. I don’t care what the religion is called; as far as I’m concerned, one God, the God I adhere to, is in charge of all of them. – Charley Pride

131134. There are worse things than being thought a Republican. – Charley Pride

131135. I learned to tune a guitar by ear. That method has served me pretty well. – Charley Pride

131136. The time I spent thinking about how I was better than somebody else or worrying about somebody else’s attitude was time I could put to better use. – Charley Pride

131137. I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially. People thought I was a little strange. – Charley Pride

131138. I’ve tried to help a lot of young artists get started. – Charley Pride

131139. In 20 years I had sold more records for RCA than any artist except Elvis Presley. – Charley Pride

131140. It isn’t reasonable to expect that everyone in the world is a country music fan. Not yet, anyway. – Charley Pride

131141. It used to be that if you had a pretty good record, you could stop by a station in Little Rock or Atlanta and let the DJ listen to it. No way something like that can happen now. – Charley Pride

131142. No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to sing one kind of music and blacks another – I sang what I liked in the only voice I had. – Charley Pride

131143. Once your name becomes well known, politicians come courting. – Charley Pride

131144. Performing is an experience, for me, that is as humbling as it is energizing. – Charley Pride

131145. Redd Foxx was the same gruff old codger you saw on television. – Charley Pride

131146. Singing as a full-time job was not something I had given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion of the money to be made in it. – Charley Pride

131147. I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries. – Charley Pride

131148. Journalists belong in the gutter because that is where the ruling classes throw their guilty secrets. – Gerald Priestland

131149. Accidents, try to change them – it’s impossible. The accidental reveals man. – J. B. Priestley

131150. I never read the life of any important person without discovering that he knew more and could do more than I could ever hope to know or do in half a dozen lifetimes. – J. B. Priestley

131151. A novelist who writes nothing for 10 years finds his reputation rising. Because I keep on producing books they say there must be something wrong with this fellow. – J. B. Priestley

131152. Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy. – J. B. Priestley

131153. Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people. – J. B. Priestley

131154. Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself – with a smile. – J. B. Priestley

131155. I know only two words of American slang, ‘swell’ and ‘lousy’. I think ‘swell’ is lousy, but ‘lousy’ is swell. – J. B. Priestley

131156. If we openly declare what is wrong with us, what is our deepest need, then perhaps the death and despair will by degrees disappear. – J. B. Priestley

131157. If you are a genius, you’ll make your own rules, but if not – and the odds are against it – go to your desk no matter what your mood, face the icy challenge of the paper – write. – J. B. Priestley

131158. In plain words: now that Britain has told the world that she has the H-Bomb she should announce as early as possible that she has done with it, that she proposes to reject in all circumstances nuclear warfare. – J. B. Priestley

131159. Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself. – J. B. Priestley

131160. I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. – J. B. Priestley

131161. Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but it changes and withers at a touch. – J. B. Priestley

131162. We pay when old for the excesses of youth. – J. B. Priestley

131163. The greatest writers of this age… are aware of the mystery of our existence. – J. B. Priestley

131164. Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes. – J. B. Priestley

131165. Western man is schizophrenic. – J. B. Priestley

131166. We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in colour and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types. – J. B. Priestley

131167. To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child’s delight added to your own – this is happiness. – J. B. Priestley

131168. There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going. – J. B. Priestley

131169. To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven. – J. B. Priestley

131170. The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. – J. B. Priestley

131171. When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going. – J. B. Priestley

131172. The greater part of critics are parasites, who, if nothing had been written, would find nothing to write. – J. B. Priestley

131173. The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found? – J. B. Priestley

131174. She was a handsome woman of forty-five and would remain so for many years. – J. B. Priestley

131175. Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden, digging things up all the time to see how they’re growing. – J. B. Priestley

131176. Perhaps it would be better not to be a writer, but if you must, then write. – J. B. Priestley

131177. Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats. – J. B. Priestley

131178. There are plenty of clever young writers. But there is too much genius, not enough talent. – J. B. Priestley

131179. If people think I am gay, yeah, hey that doesn’t bother me. Not at all. What would people think? To me I am such a heterosexual guy. It doesn’t even, I don’t even think about it. – Jason Priestley

131180. I think it’s great now that we seem to be in an era where it’s OK to be gay and I think that the society in North America has had more of a problem with it than any other society. – Jason Priestley

131181. I think the moral majority and religious right have been shrinking and having not quite as loud a voice in America, and all of a sudden people are coming to their own realizations going, ‘Joe down the street is gay and he’s a great guy.’ – Jason Priestley

131182. As we read the school reports on our children, we realize a sense of relief that can rise to delight that thank Heaven nobody is reporting in this fashion on us. – Joseph Priestley

131183. Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton, and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works, we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process. – Joseph Priestley

131184. Every man, when he comes to be sensible of his natural rights, and to feel his own importance, will consider himself as fully equal to any other person whatever. – Joseph Priestley

131185. It is no use speaking in soft, gentle tones if everyone else is shouting. – Joseph Priestley

131186. Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves. – Joseph Priestley

131187. The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. – Joseph Priestley

131188. We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in color and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types. – Joseph Priestley

131189. What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others. – Joseph Priestley

131190. Will is nothing more than a particular case of the general doctrine of association of ideas, and therefore a perfectly mechanical thing. – Joseph Priestley

131191. The irreversibility of time is the mechanism that brings order out of chaos. – Ilya Prigogine

131192. My brother Leon started it all. He played the piano. In school they made me leader of the orchestra because I played the violin, but I followed Leon and the boys in his jazz band around. – Louis Prima

131193. There’s nothing like walking out and watching the people get turned on. Nothing in the world could replace it. – Louis Prima

131194. I wasn’t making it with the violin because I was playing all of the ‘long hair’ stuff. – Louis Prima

131195. Few speeches which have produced an electrical effect on an audience can bear the colourless photography of a printed record. – Archibald Philip Primrose

131196. Sin does not stop God’s grace from flowing, but God’s grace will stop sin. – Joseph Prince

131197. Knowing that you are completely forgiven destroys the power of sin in your life. – Joseph Prince

131198. I am the son of peasants and I know what is happening in the villages. That is why I wanted to take revenge, and I regret nothing. – Gavrilo Princip

131199. I only know that I fired twice, or perhaps several times, without knowing whether I had hit or missed. – Gavrilo Princip

131200. I aimed at the Archduke. I do not remember what I thought at that moment. – Gavrilo Princip

131201. There came a moment in my life when I realized that I had stepped into another part of my life. I used to walk into a room full of people and think, do they like me? And one day I walk in and I thought, do I like them? – Victoria Principal

131202. When I started Victoria Principal Products, there were 22 full-time employees – they were all women. – Victoria Principal

131203. When women work together, it’s a bond unlike any other. – Victoria Principal

131204. When I don’t plumb the depths or the opportunities of each day, I don’t have joy. – Victoria Principal

131205. When I became a mature woman, I put both feet firmly on the side of maturity. – Victoria Principal

131206. Victory Over Violence is an organization that was created to help fund shelters for women and children. – Victoria Principal

131207. Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught. – Victoria Principal

131208. Being an agent gave me a great sense of satisfaction. – Victoria Principal

131209. I went to a woman for advice about how to be in business, but I learned a great deal from men. – Victoria Principal

131210. I went to find myself and save myself by being an agent. – Victoria Principal

131211. I’m about to become a member of the Chemists Society of America. I’m very proud of that. – Victoria Principal

131212. I’m generally competing with the ideal I have set for myself, and I’ve found that served me very well. – Victoria Principal

131213. I try to treat people the way I would like to be treated, but I can’t worry about what everyone’s going to think. – Victoria Principal

131214. I grew up thinking that whatever I wanted to do, I could do. – Victoria Principal

131215. You can’t be responsible for the way people respond to you. You’re only responsible for yourself. – Victoria Principal

131216. I got even with all the bad management I had by being a good manager. – Victoria Principal

131217. There are two things in life that I really wanted to do: be an actress, and to be in skin care, and I’ve gotten to do both of them. – Victoria Principal

131218. I enjoy speaking to other women about turning 50, and how we can enjoy it, and how we can explore it. – Victoria Principal

131219. I believe that how you feel is very important to how you look – that healthy equals beautiful. – Victoria Principal

131220. I became so consumed with trying to live up to what the public expected that I lost myself. I don’t know of anyone else who can say this. – Victoria Principal

131221. I was very lucky. My parents raised me in such a way that it never occurred to me that I wasn’t equal. – Victoria Principal

131222. Don’t strive to be perfect. Strive for excellence. – Victoria Principal

131223. As the years go by, I’ve added a few pounds on, and I like it. I like it that I look a little softer. – Victoria Principal

131224. If wanted to play a sport, I played a sport. If I wanted to do things that many girls born in 1950 didn’t do, I did it. – Victoria Principal

131225. Ignorance is not bliss, but in my case, that was. – Victoria Principal

131226. As long as my body is in shape, my mind is working at its full capacity. – Victoria Principal

131227. It is so easy to forget that this is good that we’re alive. We should be enjoying this gift of being alive. – Victoria Principal

131228. It used to be you wanted to marry up. – Victoria Principal

131229. No one can make me work harder than I do, so I’m generally not interested in who I am competing with. – Victoria Principal

131230. Oprah is so bright, and her intelligence is so piercing that I don’t think anyone who spends a few minutes with her isn’t struck by that. – Victoria Principal

131231. Success doesn’t mean that you are healthy, success doesn’t mean that you’re happy, success doesn’t mean that you’re rested. Success really doesn’t mean that you look good, or feel good, or are good. – Victoria Principal

131232. I arrived in California with no job, no car, and no money, but, like millions of other girls, a dream. – Victoria Principal

131233. We know that the decisions we reach will have a profound impact on the communities hosting our military installations, and more importantly, on the people who bring those communities to life. – Anthony Principi

131234. The proof is in the pudding when they come home. Will we have the data about their health, will we know where they were stationed, what their unit deployments were? I will need that information. – Anthony Principi

131235. Kids coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan deserve to come back to 21st century medical care. – Anthony Principi

131236. I must end it. There is no hope. I will be at peace. No one had anything to do with it. My decision totally. – Freddie Prinze

131237. Hopes are but the dreams of those that wake. – Matthew Prior

131238. They talk most who have the least to say. – Matthew Prior

131239. They never taste who always drink: They always talk, who never think. – Matthew Prior

131240. It takes two to quarrel, but only one to end it. – Matthew Prior

131241. Hope is but the dream of those who wake. – Matthew Prior

131242. For, when with beauty we can virtue join, We paint the semblance of a form divine. – Matthew Prior

131243. For hope is but a dream for those that wake. – Matthew Prior

131244. Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey. – Matthew Prior

131245. Cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician. – Matthew Prior

131246. Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind. – Matthew Prior

131247. And ’tis remarkable that they talk most who have the least to say. – Matthew Prior

131248. Who walks the fastest, but walks astray, is only furthest from his way. – Matthew Prior

131249. The ends must justify the means. – Matthew Prior

131250. How extraordinary it is that one feels most guilt about the sins one is unable to commit. – V. S. Pritchett

131251. Life – how curious is that habit that makes us think it is not here, but elsewhere. – V. S. Pritchett

131252. The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive. – V. S. Pritchett

131253. The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony. – V. S. Pritchett

131254. Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere. – V. S. Pritchett

131255. In our family, as far as we are concerned, we were born and what happened before that is myth. – V. S. Pritchett

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131256. My goal was, and still is, to write first, direct my own stuff whenever possible and control my own creative destiny. – Jeff Probst

131257. Every day I get more and more honest. – Jeff Probst

131258. Everyone wants to talk, you’ve just got to find a way to get them to talk. – Jeff Probst

131259. I feel good about the work I do on Survivor and am proud of my contribution. – Jeff Probst

131260. I’m not one of these guys who says, Now I’m on a really hot show, better quit soon before I get labeled. That’s the most ridiculous notion I’d ever heard. – Jeff Probst

131261. Most people I run into say, I haven’t missed an episode. Either you like Survivor or you don’t, but if you do, you’re a loyal viewer. – Jeff Probst

131262. There’s something to be said for embracing who you are. – Jeff Probst

131263. Reality is a genre that seems to be here to stay. I don’t know how many of the new shows will last, but the more competition you have, the harder that pie is to slice up. – Jeff Probst

131264. Survivor is like rock ‘n’ roll – you can do what you want. – Jeff Probst

131265. In Survivor and Finder’s Fee, it is about what you would do if you could get away with it. Survivor is about your own integrity and where you draw your own ethical and moral lines. There are no rules. – Jeff Probst

131266. The thing that surprises me most is, you cannot change who you are. – Jeff Probst

131267. You may be sorry that you spoke, sorry you stayed or went, sorry you won or lost, sorry so much was spent. But as you go through life, you’ll find – you’re never sorry you were kind. – Herbert Prochnow

131268. The fellow who never makes a mistake takes his orders from one who does. – Herbert Prochnow

131269. The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work. – Herbert Prochnow

131270. There is a time when we must firmly choose the course which we will follow or the endless drift of events will make the decision for us. – Herbert Prochnow

131271. When better business decisions are made, economists won’t make them. – Herbert Prochnow

131272. You never have to know all the answers because you won’t be asked all the questions. – Herbert Prochnow

131273. A city is a large community where people are lonesome together. – Herbert Prochnow

131274. If you are ignorant, you certainly can get into some interesting arguments. – Herbert Prochnow

131275. A great many people mistake opinions for thought. – Herbert V. Prochnow

131276. A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war. – Herbert V. Prochnow

131277. The men are much alarmed by certain speculations about women; and well they may be, for when the horse and ass begin to think and argue, adieu to riding and driving. – Adelaide Anne Procter

131278. Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease, and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys. It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life. – Adelaide Anne Procter

131279. No star is ever lost we once have seen, we always may be what we might have been. – Adelaide Anne Procter

131280. Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night; Lead me, O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light. – Adelaide Anne Procter

131281. I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be a pleasant road. – Adelaide Anne Procter

131282. Dreams grow holy put in action. – Adelaide Anne Procter

131283. We always may be what we might have been. – Adelaide Anne Procter

131284. It’s not a bad idea to be single, so I can concentrate on my job. – Emily Procter

131285. I don’t want to pass a punitive law, or use politics as a vendetta. – Romano Prodi

131286. Berlusconi is no longer fit to lead our country. – Romano Prodi

131287. But Italy can only have any real influence on world affairs if it carries weight in Europe. – Romano Prodi

131288. Democracies must have equilibrium… and the entanglement of politics and information must be minimized. – Romano Prodi

131289. Foreign policy can mean several things, not only foreign policy in the narrow sense. It can cover foreign policy, relations with the developing world, and enlargement as well. – Romano Prodi

131290. He uses statistics like a drunk uses lamp-posts, more for support than illumination. – Romano Prodi

131291. I am not overconfident. – Romano Prodi

131292. It is becoming more widely acknowledged that it is better to have a good constitution than not having a perfect one. – Romano Prodi

131293. Italy is divided between us and them, rich and poor, north and south, young and old, employed and unemployed. – Romano Prodi

131294. No one wants to lose their job, or cede the power they’ve acquired. – Romano Prodi

131295. The Italian economy is certainly the weakest of the big European countries. – Romano Prodi

131296. The problem of Italy is not really a question of age. Japan has an older population, and it is now in full economic recovery. The problem is that Italy is old in the structure of the society. – Romano Prodi

131297. Think what a revolution it will be if we manage to get everyone to pay their taxes. – Romano Prodi

131298. Moreover, resolving the mother of all problems – the Israeli-Palestinian question – requires cooperation between Europe and the U.S. – Romano Prodi

131299. I am not a newcomer, you know, so I want to be judged for what I did when I was prime minister last time in Italy and president of the European Commission for more than five years. – Romano Prodi

131300. My mother had to explain that one couldn’t compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed. – Sergei Prokofiev

131301. Afflicted by love’s madness all are blind. – Sextus Propertius

131302. Anyone who is an enemy of mine, let him love women, but let he who is my friend rejoice in men. – Sextus Propertius

131303. Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better. – Sextus Propertius

131304. Age makes all things greater after their death; a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave. – Sextus Propertius

131305. Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough. – Sextus Propertius

131306. Even a faithful mistress can be bent by constant threats. – Sextus Propertius

131307. By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint. – Sextus Propertius

131308. Every man now worships gold, all other reverence being done away. – Sextus Propertius

131309. I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength. – Sextus Propertius

131310. Let each man pass his days in that wherein his skill is greatest. – Sextus Propertius

131311. Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent. – Sextus Propertius

131312. Love can be put off, never abandoned. – Sextus Propertius

131313. Love never offers to anyone wings so easy that he does not hold him back with his other hand. – Sextus Propertius

131314. No rival will steal away my sure love; that glory will be my gray hair. – Sextus Propertius

131315. Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back. – Sextus Propertius

131316. Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone? – Sextus Propertius

131317. In 1980 I finished three or four times in seventh place. – Alain Prost

131318. You were not in control You had no visibility: maybe there was a car in front of you, maybe not. – Alain Prost

131319. You want to have fun but you also want to work well. Sometimes I was quite happy at Ferrari, because we would have fun, but then they could not stop having fun and go back to the real work. – Alain Prost

131320. You can’t always have the best team. It’s always a compromise. – Alain Prost

131321. Without going to what I think is my limit. I always say that my ideal is to get pole with the minimum effort, and to win the race at the slowest speed possible. – Alain Prost

131322. When you win a race like this the feeling is very, very good. – Alain Prost

131323. When I test I never go right to the limit. Only because when you are below the limit you can go at the same speed all day, and that’s the only way you can be absolutely sure about what you are testing. – Alain Prost

131324. I like the mentality of the Americans. It’s like when you talk about money. – Alain Prost

131325. Maybe I am not French, maybe I am from nowhere. – Alain Prost

131326. It’s not too good to have this attitude in F1. It could be a disadvantage. – Alain Prost

131327. It’s always better to speak the language of the team. Not only for the direct contact with everyone – sometimes it also helps you to understand the mentality of the people in the team a bit better. – Alain Prost

131328. I’m brave to say that I won’t take this sort of risk. – Alain Prost

131329. I was very interested in that. It is very important to have confidence as well as to build up experience. – Alain Prost

131330. One of my biggest problems this season was with the clutch at the start of the race. I hate to risk the car. – Alain Prost

131331. The people who criticise you will not be the ones taking care of your legs when you are in your wheelchair. People who never drove a car in these conditions, they just don’t know. – Alain Prost

131332. I think maybe the English don’t want to try something and look stupid, because they are a bit reserved. – Alain Prost

131333. I have no problem with the people who work hard to get success. But I think people are very jealous about success. I work very hard and they don’t appreciate that. – Alain Prost

131334. I have had some problems because the French don’t like people to have success, they don’t like the number one. – Alain Prost

131335. I have always had this mentality because I hated to break anything on the car. – Alain Prost

131336. I don’t like to go over curbs, because I don’t want to be hard on the car. – Alain Prost

131337. I always work the same way, starting from the beginning of the weekend, so I know at the beginning of the race, from all that I have analysed during the practice, whether I will win the race or not. – Alain Prost

131338. A German team could be quite good. But maybe they are a little bit too convinced that they are the best. – Alain Prost

131339. It’s like when people talk about driving F1 cars in the rain. I have absolutely no problem with it. – Alain Prost

131340. Some Italians are geniuses, but you have to find a balance. – Alain Prost

131341. I remember in the first part of the race I was sixth and I could have gone quicker, but I had to go slow. It was one of the most difficult things I have ever done. – Alain Prost

131342. Sometimes I think I could have got some better results if I had a different mentality; if I could have pushed hard and attacked. But then I would have had a good chance of making a mistake. – Alain Prost

131343. So in fact the only thing you can judge in this sport its the longterm. You can judge a career or a season, but not one race. – Alain Prost

131344. People don’t understand that it was maybe my biggest pleasure to drive an F1 car when it’s wet. – Alain Prost

131345. That is an important part of my success. Another big part of my success is that I hated not to finish a race. – Alain Prost

131346. As to gods, I have no way of knowing either that they exist or do not exist, or what they are like. – Protagoras

131347. There are two sides to every question. – Protagoras

131348. The Athenians are right to accept advice from anyone, since it is incumbent on everyone to share in that sort of excellence, or else there can be no city at all. – Protagoras

131349. No intelligent man believes that anybody ever willingly errs or willingly does base and evil deeds; they are well aware that all who do base and evil things to them unwillingly. – Protagoras

131350. Man is the measure of all things. – Protagoras

131351. Let us hold our discussion together in our own persons, making trial of the truth and of ourselves. – Protagoras

131352. Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak. – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

131353. All parties without exception, when they seek for power, are varieties of absolutism. – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

131354. A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence. – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

131355. Property is theft. – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

131356. The possessions of the rich are stolen property. – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

131357. When deeds speak, words are nothing. – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

131358. The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise! – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

131359. If you are looking for smart judging based on merit, skip the Academy Awards next year and pay attention to the Independent Spirit Awards. – Annie Proulx

131360. I find it satisfying and intellectually stimulating to work with the intensity, brevity, balance and word play of the short story. – Annie Proulx

131361. We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison. – Marcel Proust

131362. The time at our disposal each day is elastic; the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it. – Marcel Proust

131363. The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust

131364. The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust

131365. The world was not created once and for all time for each of us individually. There are added to it in the course of our life things of which we have never had any suspicion. – Marcel Proust

131366. There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book. – Marcel Proust

131367. There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory. – Marcel Proust

131368. Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness. – Marcel Proust

131369. Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them. – Marcel Proust

131370. We are healed from suffering only by experiencing it to the full. – Marcel Proust

131371. We become moral when we are unhappy. – Marcel Proust

131372. We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes. – Marcel Proust

131373. We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us. – Marcel Proust

131374. We must never be afraid to go too far, for truth lies beyond. – Marcel Proust

131375. What a profound significance small things assume when the woman we love conceals them from us. – Marcel Proust

131376. Your soul is a dark forest. But the trees are of a particular species, they are genealogical trees. – Marcel Proust

131377. The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace. – Marcel Proust

131378. Those whose suffering is due to love are, as we say of certain invalids, their own physicians. – Marcel Proust

131379. Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two. – Marcel Proust

131380. Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible. – Marcel Proust

131381. Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true. – Marcel Proust

131382. A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it. – Marcel Proust

131383. A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with another whom we do not love. – Marcel Proust

131384. All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last. – Marcel Proust

131385. As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress. – Marcel Proust

131386. Every reader finds himself. The writer’s work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. – Marcel Proust

131387. Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces. – Marcel Proust

131388. It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body. – Marcel Proust

131389. Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind. – Marcel Proust

131390. It is not because other people are dead that our affection for them grows faint, it is because we ourselves are dying. – Marcel Proust

131391. If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time. – Marcel Proust

131392. If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure. – Marcel Proust

131393. Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey. – Marcel Proust

131394. In a separation it is the one who is not really in love who says the more tender things. – Marcel Proust

131395. In theory one is aware that the earth revolves, but in practice one does not perceive it, the ground upon which one treads seems not to move, and one can live undisturbed. So it is with Time in one’s life. – Marcel Proust

131396. The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust

131397. It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions. – Marcel Proust

131398. Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments. – Marcel Proust

131399. No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice. – Marcel Proust

131400. The only paradise is paradise lost. – Marcel Proust

131401. The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing. – Marcel Proust

131402. The bonds that unite another person to our self exist only in our mind. – Marcel Proust

131403. People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground. – Marcel Proust

131404. People can have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which they will forsake the others. – Marcel Proust

131405. Our intonations contain our philosophy of life, what each of us is constantly telling himself about things. – Marcel Proust

131406. A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves. – Marcel Proust

131407. A fashionable milieu is one in which everybody’s opinion is made up of the opinion of all the others. Has everybody a different opinion? Then it is a literary milieu. – Marcel Proust

131408. Love is space and time measured by the heart. – Marcel Proust

131409. Love is a reciprocal torture. – Marcel Proust

131410. Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way. – Marcel Proust

131411. Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages. – Marcel Proust

131412. Lies are essential to humanity. They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure and moreover are dictated by that pursuit. – Marcel Proust

131413. Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination. – Marcel Proust

131414. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

131415. Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees. – Marcel Proust

131416. Poetry does not consist of words alone; there must be sentiment and fancy, combination and arrangement. – Samuel Prout

131417. So I went to George and told him I had the opportunity to become the figurehead of a government safety campaign, and he agreed to give me the week off and reschedule shooting! – David Prowse

131418. I can’t get my head around the fact that the technology of the first two movies, which are forty years prior to Star Wars, is so much better than any technology they had in Star Wars! – David Prowse

131419. Actually I’m not that involved in the fan site. – David Prowse

131420. Actually, the Department of Transport were at one stage going to sack me. – David Prowse

131421. As a director he was not that interested in Vader. – David Prowse

131422. But I must say the work I’m proudest of is the Green Cross Code man. – David Prowse

131423. The attraction, and my particular participation is in being able to communicate with my fans, answer their questions, get a feel for how they respond to Vader. – David Prowse

131424. I am doing better now though one of my legs is shorter than the other due to the operations. – David Prowse

131425. Training has been such a huge part of my life and career I hope to keep going with it. – David Prowse

131426. I do remember smiling quite a bit inside it though since I knew it wouldn’t be seen on film – so of course while the poor planet is being blown up I’m smiling and laughing like mad! – David Prowse

131427. I suppose the most fun I had was on the second film. – David Prowse

131428. I’d worked in Clockwork Orange with Stanley Kubrick and since Stanley was such a prestigious director this opened all sorts of doors for me – one of them being Star Wars. – David Prowse

131429. I’m also involved in the rights of the disabled and do some fundraising for that and I thought it would have been a big boost for the campaign but it couldn’t be worked out. – David Prowse

131430. My agent set up a meeting with George Lucas. They were casting in England. – David Prowse

131431. Not much to be perfectly honest! I thought The Phantom Menace was terrible, except for the Pod Race. – David Prowse

131432. The agency was desperate to get started with the commercials in 1976, but I was working on Star Wars. – David Prowse

131433. George Lucas was casting about and had heard favourable things about my work in Clockwork Orange and asked me to come in, which of course I did even though no one knew what the film was about! – David Prowse

131434. I’ve seen the teaser trailer for Revenge of the Sith though and I think it will be excellent. – David Prowse

131435. The last few years have been my happiest. I’m happy in the years that most people are blue and sad and waiting to die. I don’t feel that a bit. Smiling has a lot to do with it. You can just lift your spirits by smiling a little bit. – William Proxmire

131436. Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous. – William Proxmire

131437. He knows the tax code as thoroughly as the pope knows the Lord’s Prayer. – William Proxmire

131438. Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired. – Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

131439. Nothing is higher than the love of truth. – Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

131440. To live is shared by all, but not to be worthy of living. – Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

131441. Bright light is injurious to those who see nothing. – Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

131442. What I think and what the world thinks is totally different. – Paul Prudhomme

131443. We had no electricity, no gas. Food was probably our greatest entertainment – the most fun thing that we could do was food. – Paul Prudhomme

131444. We trust something in a grocery store and assume it’s good. We don’t learn about the most precious thing in life-the food we put in our body. Educate yourself! – Paul Prudhomme

131445. We’re working people, and that’s what we like to do, work. – Paul Prudhomme

131446. When I am done with this meal you can have my life. It is heaven. – Paul Prudhomme

131447. When I travel I normally eat club sandwiches or I bring my own food. When you go into a new town, it’s very had to find a good place to eat. – Paul Prudhomme

131448. When you’ve got a great business going, you go open another and take the risk of losing the whole thing. It’s fun! – Paul Prudhomme

131449. You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. – Paul Prudhomme

131450. We didn’t do wrong things because we didn’t want to embarrass our parents. – Paul Prudhomme

131451. I don’t think life is to be taken too seriously. Take it too seriously, and it’ll getcha. – Paul Prudhomme

131452. I wait for the next opportunity to have something to do with food. If I get rested, my mind just starts creating new dishes – click, click, click. – Paul Prudhomme

131453. Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada. – Paul Prudhomme

131454. Creole is New Orleans city food. Communities were created by the people who wanted to stay and not go back to Spain or France. – Paul Prudhomme

131455. Don’t get fancy. Have you cooked an apple pie? You don’t know what you did wrong? Do this: Take two or three apples. Put them on a table. Study them. – Paul Prudhomme

131456. Have fun. Do something nobody else had done before, or has done since. – Paul Prudhomme

131457. I didn’t want to do just another set of recipes. I think that’s useless. – Paul Prudhomme

131458. After failing four times and after working for other people and realizing that nobody paid attention to the food like they should have, we wanted to just pay attention to the food and service. – Paul Prudhomme

131459. I think the most wonderful thing in the world is another chef. I’m always excited about learning new things about food. – Paul Prudhomme

131460. I believe in America. I’m one of those silly flag wavers. – Paul Prudhomme

131461. I would work as a cook, get a little money, then open another restaurant. – Paul Prudhomme

131462. I’d like to have the first restaurant that can deliver incredible quality food to your table at your house at any time-right where you live. – Paul Prudhomme

131463. I’m a professional cook. I’ve worked with other cooks from all over the world, but my family is not that way – they’re always lived within 25 miles of my hometown! – Paul Prudhomme

131464. I’m just here and I’m doin’ the best I can. If you don’t understand that, then what can I do? – Paul Prudhomme

131465. We closed the restaurant in New Orleans and brought the entire staff to San Francisco. But we had to go home. – Paul Prudhomme

131466. I opened a restaurant that had nothing but California wines. – Paul Prudhomme

131467. I opened my own restaurant when I was 17. I went broke, then traveled around the country, learning about different kinds of foods, had three other restaurants that went broke. It didn’t all start just a few years ago! – Paul Prudhomme

131468. One of my missions was to teach. – Paul Prudhomme

131469. The bad part about being recognized is that when I walk into a restaurant and sit down, I’ve got to eat everything on the plate, whether it’s good or bad. People would take it as an insult if I did otherwise. – Paul Prudhomme

131470. Some people absorb in different ways. I didn’t realize until I was 15 years old how much I retained. – Paul Prudhomme

131471. I love people, and I’m excited that I can turn them on. – Paul Prudhomme

131472. One of the problems of our youth is that the family unit is broken up. When we’d sit down to dinner together as a family, we’d learn about each other. We had something people don’t get today. – Paul Prudhomme

131473. My mother would put me on a wooden box at the stove and tell me to call her if certain things would happen. Like if the steam turns blue, that is danger! – Paul Prudhomme

131474. It’s the sense of what family is at the dinner table. It was the joy of knowing mother was in the kitchen making our favorite dish. I wish more people would do this and recall the joy of life. – Paul Prudhomme

131475. In ’71 or ’72 I returned to New Orleans and stayed there. I started cooking Louisiana food. Of all the things I had cooked, it was the best-and it was my heritage. – Paul Prudhomme

131476. If you have acid in food, you need to sugar it. At a high temperature, the acids are changed to sugar. – Paul Prudhomme

131477. It is undeniable that a woman’s ability to stretch and pursue her total competence outside the home and get paid what she’s worth for it makes for happier and more fulfilled women. – Kyle D. Pruett

131478. Women had to deal with the men’s response when the women wanted more time out of the home; men now must deal with the women’s response as men want more time in. – Kyle D. Pruett

131479. Like it or not, the people of Arkansas sent me to Washington to represent them in this great body. – Mark Pryor

131480. Our men and women in uniform put their lives on the line for our nation every day; they should not have to jeopardize their financial well-being as well. – Mark Pryor

131481. Let’s clean up the Senate and return to politics of common ground. – Mark Pryor

131482. I have significant concerns about reducing the 188th Fighter Wing’s capabilities, and will fight tooth and nail against attempts to reduce its personnel or take away aircraft. – Mark Pryor

131483. I believe it is essential that we close the security gaps that put our nation at risk, and I will continue to fight for the funding that will secure high-risk targets, such as our ports and borders. – Mark Pryor

131484. As a Democrat in this Senate, I felt aggrieved by some things the other side has done. I have no doubt they feel aggrieved about some of the things we have done. – Mark Pryor

131485. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation – through compassion and courage – about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice. – Mark Pryor

131486. Life does not stand still for families and local communities when our brave men and women are deployed, but we can make their time apart more bearable by recognizing their sacrifice and fulfilling our commitments to them. – Mark Pryor

131487. When you ain’t got no money, you gotta get an attitude. – Richard Pryor

131488. The black groups that boycott certain films would do better to get the money together to make the films they want to see, or stay in church and leave us to our work. – Richard Pryor

131489. Movies are movies, and I don’t think any of them are going to hurt the moral fiber of America and all that nonsense. – Richard Pryor

131490. Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings… and lawyers. – Richard Pryor

131491. Someone called all the newspapers in New York and told them I’d died. I’ve been told by almost everyone it was an ex-wife – I’ve had a few so it’s hard to pinpoint which one – but who knows for sure? – Richard Pryor

131492. Sure, I have friends, plenty of friends, and they all come around wantin’ to borrow money. I’ve always been generous with my friends and family, with money, but selfish with the important stuff like love. – Richard Pryor

131493. The way I see it, the earth is going to be here after we’re dead and gone. Even if it’s a polluted planet, and they messed it up. Where do they go from here – to another planet so they can mess that up too? – Richard Pryor

131494. There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything – millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace. – Richard Pryor

131495. There’s a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground. – Richard Pryor

131496. You work your butt off and somebody says you can’t have your record played because it offends them. Tyrants are made of such stuff. – Richard Pryor

131497. What I am for is justice for everyone, just like it says in the Constitution. – Richard Pryor

131498. Yes, I’m religious. God has shown me things, made certain ways clear to me. – Richard Pryor

131499. I’d like to make you laugh for about ten minutes though I’m gonna be on for an hour. – Richard Pryor

131500. It’s been a struggle for me because I had a chance to be white and refused. – Richard Pryor

131501. There’s a thin line between to laugh with and to laugh at. – Richard Pryor

131502. I ain’t no movie star, man. I’m a booty star. – Richard Pryor

131503. Imagine people calling you to find out if you’re dead. I’ve led a real crazy life at times, and I’ve had many strange things happen to me, but that was one of the strangest. – Richard Pryor

131504. I don’t see myself getting married again, but if I do, it will be forever. – Richard Pryor

131505. I’m not for integration and I’m not against it. – Richard Pryor

131506. I can’t just say the words, do a lot of one-liners. I love each person I play; I have to be that person. I have to do him true. – Richard Pryor

131507. I believe the ability to think is blessed. If you can think about a situation, you can deal with it. The big struggle is to keep your head clear enough to think. – Richard Pryor

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131508. I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right. – Richard Pryor

131509. I know that if I wasn’t scared, something’s wrong, because the thrill is what’s scary. – Richard Pryor

131510. I became a performer because it was what I enjoyed doing. – Richard Pryor

131511. I just don’t want to die alone, that’s all. That’s not too much to ask for, is it It would be nice to have someone care about me, for who I am, not about my wallet. – Richard Pryor

131512. Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me. When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half my ashes spread in the Pacific around the island, the rest on the property. – Richard Pryor

131513. Friends take up time, and I didn’t have time. – Richard Pryor

131514. Everyone carries around his own monsters. – Richard Pryor

131515. Even when I was a little kid, I always said I would be in the movies one day, and damned if I didn’t make it. – Richard Pryor

131516. Booty is just a ghetto expression, and I’m just a booty star. – Richard Pryor

131517. A sold-out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo. – Richard Pryor

131518. I believe in divine forces and energies. – Richard Pryor

131519. I was a loner and never hung out with anyone. I never had any friends. – Richard Pryor

131520. If I thought about it, I could be bitter, but I don’t feel like being bitter. Being bitter makes you immobile, and there’s too much that I still want to do. – Richard Pryor

131521. I’m for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people. – Richard Pryor

131522. I won’t talk about what it was like in prison, except to say I’m glad I’m out and that I plan never to go back and to pay my taxes every day. – Richard Pryor

131523. I went to Zimbabwe. I know how white people feel in America now; relaxed! Cause when I heard the police car I knew they weren’t coming after me! – Richard Pryor

131524. I was kicked out of school because of my attitude. I was not assimilating. So I went to work, taking any jobs I could get. – Richard Pryor

131525. I was an only child. – Richard Pryor

131526. I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals. – Richard Pryor

131527. I think about dying. I’ve come to realize we all die alone in one way or another. – Richard Pryor

131528. I was brought up in a whorehouse in Peoria. My mother and father lived there and worked there. – Richard Pryor

131529. I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all that’s happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop – stop dead – and I miss it. – Richard Pryor

131530. I think about being married again, having a home and a wife. No one can ever be married too many times, and maybe if I keep trying I’ll get it right one day. – Richard Pryor

131531. I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, I wanna grow up and be a critic. – Richard Pryor

131532. Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man’s faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements. – Giacomo Puccini

131533. Art is a kind of illness. – Giacomo Puccini

131534. I learned more from the one restaurant that didn’t work than from all the ones that were successes. – Wolfgang Puck

131535. I was told I would never make it because I’m too short. Well, I’m still too short. It doesn’t matter what your height is, it’s what’s in your heart. – Kirby Puckett

131536. Tomorrow is not promised to any of us. – Kirby Puckett

131537. The writer needs to react to his or her own internal universe, to his or her own point of view. If he or she doesn’t have a personal point of view, it’s impossible to be a creator. – Manuel Puig

131538. All of my problems are rather complicated – I need an entire novel to deal with them, not a short story or a movie. It’s like a personal therapy. – Manuel Puig

131539. Writers are not meant for action. – Manuel Puig

131540. Whenever I write, I’m always thinking of the reader. – Manuel Puig

131541. What’s better, a poetic intuition or an intellectual work? I think they complement each other. – Manuel Puig

131542. What better model of a synthesis than a nocturnal dream? Dreams simplify, don’t they? – Manuel Puig

131543. We should try to understand our innermost needs. We shouldn’t use irony to reduce their power. – Manuel Puig

131544. I am very interested in what has been called bad taste. I believe the fear of displaying a soi-disant bad taste stops us from venturing into special cultural zones. – Manuel Puig

131545. I don’t have traceable literary models because I haven’t had great literary influences in my life. – Manuel Puig

131546. I do believe that reading can help you understand what you’re writing and see what others are doing. But sometimes the desire for more information can act as an inhibitor. – Manuel Puig

131547. I didn’t choose literature. Literature chose me. There was no decision on my side. – Manuel Puig

131548. I can work in films as long as the story doesn’t have a realistic nature. If I’m working with an allegory, a fantasy, it can be developed in synthetic terms. – Manuel Puig

131549. I believe that people who don’t achieve anything in life are isolated and resent those that are successful. – Manuel Puig

131550. I don’t think humor is forced upon my universe; it’s a part of it. – Manuel Puig

131551. I began teaching in New York because I needed to stay in the United States and didn’t have my immigration papers in order, so working for a university was a way of resolving the issue. – Manuel Puig

131552. I allow my intuition to lead my path. – Manuel Puig

131553. I am only interested in bad taste if I can enjoy a gruesome tango or watch a movie that makes me cry. – Manuel Puig

131554. Hitchcock makes it very clear to us. There’s an objective and a subjective camera, like there’s a third- and a first-person narrator in literature. – Manuel Puig

131555. Contrary to what Kafka does, I always like to refer all of my fictions to the level of reality, He, on the other hand, leaves them at an imaginary level. – Manuel Puig

131556. As a rule, one should never place form over content. – Manuel Puig

131557. Book reviews have never helped me. Most of them erred in their interpretations and their work has been a waste of time. – Manuel Puig

131558. The translator’s task is to create, in his or her own language, the same tensions appearing in the original. That’s hard! – Manuel Puig

131559. I believe realism is nothing but an analysis of reality. Film scripts have a synthetical constitution. – Manuel Puig

131560. One performs a very different act when reading a movie and when reading a novel. Your attention behaves differently. – Manuel Puig

131561. For someone who writes fiction, in order to activate the imagination and the unconscious, it’s essential to be free. – Manuel Puig

131562. The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective. – Manuel Puig

131563. Teaching is a good distraction, and I am in contact with young people, which is very gratifying. – Manuel Puig

131564. Tardiness in literature can make me nervous. – Manuel Puig

131565. I don’t want to name names, but the least I can say about rock and roll is that I’m suspicious. – Manuel Puig

131566. My greatest aspiration was always to live in the tropics. – Manuel Puig

131567. I started writing movie scripts. They excited me a lot, but I didn’t like them when they were finished because they were simple copies of the films I saw in childhood. – Manuel Puig

131568. If it’s great stuff, the people who consume it are nourished. It’s a positive force. – Manuel Puig

131569. If a spectator with a philosophical mind, somebody accustomed to reading books, gets the same kind of information in a movie, he might not fully understand it. – Manuel Puig

131570. I’ve never seen a worse situation than that of young writers in the United States. The publishing business in North America is so commercialized. – Manuel Puig

131571. I’m not terribly happy about rock and roll. Certain rock music is uninspiring, numbing; it makes you feel like an idiot. – Manuel Puig

131572. My pleasure was to copy, not to create. – Manuel Puig

131573. I write novels because there is something I don’t understand in reality. – Manuel Puig

131574. I write for somebody who has my own limitations. My reader has a certain difficulty with concentrating, which in my case comes from being a film viewer. – Manuel Puig

131575. If the novelist shares his or her problems with the characters, he or she is able to study his personal unconscious. – Manuel Puig

131576. I think cinema is closer to allegories than to reality. It’s closer to our dreams. – Manuel Puig

131577. I’ve always wondered why there isn’t a great French novel about the German occupation. The nouveau roman authors weren’t interested in telling that sort of thing. – Manuel Puig

131578. I only understand realism. – Manuel Puig

131579. I locate that special problem in a character and then try to understand it. That’s the genesis of all my work. – Manuel Puig

131580. I like the beauty of Faulkner’s poetry. But I don’t like his themes, not at all. – Manuel Puig

131581. I haven’t been the kind of writer about whom book-length academic studies have been written. – Manuel Puig

131582. I have written every one of my novels to convince somebody of something. – Manuel Puig

131583. I had stories that needed more space than the hour and a half or two hours a movie gives you. – Manuel Puig

131584. I felt the need to tell stories to understand myself. – Manuel Puig

131585. I would very much like to become a best-selling author. – Manuel Puig

131586. In film, you can’t go into analytical explorations because the audience will reject that. – Manuel Puig

131587. Ironically, Latin American countries, in their instability, give writers and intellectuals the hope that they are needed. – Manuel Puig

131588. It doesn’t matter that the way of life shown by Hollywood was phony. It helped you hope. – Manuel Puig

131589. I’m not a best-seller, but through translations, I’ve accumulated some money. – Manuel Puig

131590. It’s essential not to have an ideology, not to be a member of a political party. While the writer can have certain political views, he has to be careful not to have his hands tied. – Manuel Puig

131591. It’s my own personal unconscious that ultimately creates the novel’s aesthetic facade. – Manuel Puig

131592. Kafka truly illustrates the way the environment oppresses the individual. He shows how the unconscious controls our lives. – Manuel Puig

131593. Modern American cinema seems to me superficial. The intention is to understand a certain reality, and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality. – Manuel Puig

131594. Most of the movies I saw growing up were viewed as totally disposable, fine for quick consumption, but they have survived 50 years and are still growing. – Manuel Puig

131595. My only fantasy about writing was that in my old days, after directing many masterpieces, I would write my memoirs. – Manuel Puig

131596. In a country like France, so ancient, their history is full of outstanding people, so they carry a heavy weight on their back. Who could write in French after Proust or Flaubert? – Manuel Puig

131597. My stories are very somber, so I think I need the comic ingredient. Besides, life has so much humor. – Manuel Puig

131598. Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light. – Joseph Pulitzer

131599. The power to mould the future of the Republic will be in the hands of the journalists of future generations. – Joseph Pulitzer

131600. A cynical, mercenary, demagogic press will in time produce a people as base as itself. – Joseph Pulitzer

131601. Publicity, publicity, publicity is the greatest moral factor and force in our public life. – Joseph Pulitzer

131602. Our Republic and its press will rise or fall together. – Joseph Pulitzer

131603. I would rather have one article a day of this sort; and these ten or twenty lines might readily represent a whole day’s hard work in the way of concentrated, intense thinking and revision, polish of style, weighing of words. – Joseph Pulitzer

131604. I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training. – Joseph Pulitzer

131605. I am deeply interested in the progress and elevation of journalism, having spent my life in that profession, regarding it as a noble profession and one of unequaled importance for its influence upon the minds and morals of the people. – Joseph Pulitzer

131606. An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery. – Joseph Pulitzer

131607. Rural towns aren’t always idyllic. It’s easy to feel trapped and be aware of social hypocrisy. – Bill Pullman

131608. With While You Were Sleeping, it was so much fun and such a Cinderella story, that I didn’t want to do another romantic comedy. I wanted to do the opposite. – Bill Pullman

131609. There was an idea of accepting everyone; there was no sense of exclusion. – Bill Pullman

131610. If you can’t think of what to write, tough luck; write anyway. If you can think of lots more when you’ve finished the three pages, don’t write it; it’ll be that much easier to get going next day. – Philip Pullman

131611. Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers, like the square root of minus one… If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things, which cannot be imagined without it. – Philip Pullman

131612. And before I’d got to the end of the first paragraph, I’d come up slap bang against a fundamental problem that still troubles me today whenever I begin a story, and it’s this: where am I telling it from? – Philip Pullman

131613. Argue with anything else, but don’t argue with your own nature. – Philip Pullman

131614. Being in love was like China: you knew it was there, and no doubt it was very interesting, and some people went there, but I never would. I’d spend all my life without ever going to China, but it wouldn’t matter, because there was all the rest of the world to visit. – Philip Pullman

131615. Everything has a meaning, if only we could read it. – Philip Pullman

131616. For a long time I thought I was a poet, but that’s a high title to claim. – Philip Pullman

131617. For that reason you can’t write with music playing, and anyone who says he can is either writing badly, or not listening to the music, or lying. You need to hear what you’re writing, and for that you need silence. – Philip Pullman

131618. What I do say is that I can write verse, and that the writing of verse in strict form is the best possible training for writing good prose. – Philip Pullman

131619. I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools. – Philip Pullman

131620. What I couldn’t help noticing was that I learned more about the novel in a morning by trying to write a page of one than I’d learned in seven years or so of trying to write criticism. – Philip Pullman

131621. Men pass in front of our eyes like butterflies, creatures of a brief season. We love them; they are brave, proud, beautiful, clever; and they die almost at once. They die so soon that our hearts are continually racked with pain. – Philip Pullman

131622. My only real claim to anyone’s attention lies in my writing. – Philip Pullman

131623. One curious thing about growing up is that you don’t only move forward in time; you move backwards as well, as pieces of your parents’ and grandparents’ lives come to you. – Philip Pullman

131624. That’s the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old. – Philip Pullman

131625. True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility. – Philip Pullman

131626. We don’t need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do’s and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. – Philip Pullman

131627. I had passed through the entire British education system studying literature, culminating in three years of reading English at Oxford, and they’d never told me about something as basic as the importance of point of view in fiction! – Philip Pullman

131628. I’m pretty sure people thought I was like a dope rapper. – Big Pun

131629. The first album was 99 percent hard core to show you I was the best rhymer in the world. – Big Pun

131630. Let me do five of those, and then some slower ones for those kids that can’t understand what I’m sayin. – Big Pun

131631. I wanna cover more ground, get a bigger fan base. – Big Pun

131632. To see the world for a moment as something rich and strange is the private reward of many a discovery. – Edward M. Purcell

131633. I remember, in the winter of our first experiments, just seven years ago, looking on snow with new eyes. – Edward M. Purcell

131634. The Nobel Prize, so long regarded in our science as the highest reward a man’s work can earn, must bring to its recipient a most solemn sense of his debt to his fellow scientists and those of the past. – Edward M. Purcell

131635. Creative people who have made their seemingly most self-indulgent artistic whims into a career. – Steve Purcell

131636. In my own mind, I was sort of a desperate kid. – Al Purdy

131637. ‘A collected poems’ is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival. – Al Purdy

131638. Things were so bad we ate rabbits that neighbours had run over and gave to us because they knew we were broke. – Al Purdy

131639. I’m not religious in any formal sense, not in any God sense. – Al Purdy

131640. I was desperately unhappy trying to adjust to the world. – Al Purdy

131641. I started writing when I was about thirteen. – Al Purdy

131642. I don’t think I do have a soul. – Al Purdy

131643. For me, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, or for flowers or beast or bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive. – Al Purdy

131644. At a certain age you’re always uncertain how other people will take you. – Al Purdy

131645. I am like a brick. – Amrish Puri

131646. I am happy to play the bad man. – Amrish Puri

131647. I believe that the capital of the Republic of Albania is a suitable venue for discussing the dialogue among religions and civilizations, notably in the countries of South East Europe, because we are well familiar with this country’s track record of religious tolerance. – Georgi Purvanov

131648. We are aware that in 2005 our efforts to preserve the stability and prestige of the Republic of Bulgaria in the area of foreign policy, and our efforts to attain fully our strategic goals will be mostly contingent upon the way we address our domestic priorities. – Georgi Purvanov

131649. To make me believe that those men who have regulated education in our country have humanity in their hearts is to make me believe a lie. – Robert Purvis

131650. I elect to stay on the soil of which I was born and on the plot of ground which I have fairly bought and honestly paid for. Don’t advise me to leave, and don’t add insult to injury by telling me it’s for my own good; of that I am to be the judge. – Robert Purvis

131651. I am proud to be an American Citizen. – Robert Purvis

131652. It is the safeguard of the strongest that he lives under a government which is obliged to respect the voice of the weakest. – Robert Purvis

131653. I realized it wasn’t necessary to work in the traditional methods of carving and casting. – Martin Puryear

131654. At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture. – Martin Puryear

131655. I felt it was part of the spirit of the whole program to do more than simply make an object. – Martin Puryear

131656. The work is flowing from an inner knowing of how things really are. – Martin Puryear

131657. The site I landed on feels much more isolated than it really is; it’s almost magical. Within its limited radius, there was a whole range of the local ecology. – Martin Puryear

131658. The fire was followed by a period of grieving and then by an incredible lightness, freedom, and mobility. – Martin Puryear

131659. I was never interested in making cool, distilled, pure objects. – Martin Puryear

131660. I think of moving as a kind of saving grace. – Martin Puryear

131661. Although idea and form are ultimately paramount in my work, so too are chance, accident, and rawness. – Martin Puryear

131662. The democratic choice Russian people made in the early 90’s is final. – Vladimir Putin

131663. Russia needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not calling for totalitarianism. – Vladimir Putin

131664. Anyone who doesn’t regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains. – Vladimir Putin

131665. History proves that all dictatorships, all authoritarian forms of government are transient. Only democratic systems are not transient. Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior. – Vladimir Putin

131666. I think the American people should express their preferences, and we’ll accept their choice. – Vladimir Putin

131667. No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights. – Vladimir Putin

131668. Nobody and nothing will stop Russia on the road to strengthening democracy and ensuring human rights and freedoms. – Vladimir Putin

131669. Nobody should pin their hopes on a miracle. – Vladimir Putin

131670. The strengthening of our statehood is, at times, deliberately interpreted as authoritarianism. – Vladimir Putin

131671. Russia is a part of European culture. Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy. – Vladimir Putin

131672. You must obey the law, always, not only when they grab you by your special place. – Vladimir Putin

131673. Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes, a second copy of the United States or England – where liberal value have deep historic roots. – Vladimir Putin

131674. Terrorism has once again shown it is prepared deliberately to stop at nothing in creating human victims. An end must be put to this. As never before, it is vital to unite forces of the entire world community against terror. – Vladimir Putin

131675. The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and glorious pages in our history. – Vladimir Putin

131676. To pay more is the easy way. In fact, the solution possibilities to the problem are many. – Vladimir Putin

131677. We don’t need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole. – Vladimir Putin

131678. We shall fight against them, throw them in prisons and destroy them. – Vladimir Putin

131679. Our aims are absolutely clear: They are a high living standard in the country and a secure, free and comfortable life. – Vladimir Putin

131680. John Brown’s effort was peculiar. It was not a slave insurrection. – George Haven Putnam

131681. An enthusiast broods over the oppression of a people till he fancies himself commissioned by Heaven to liberate them. He ventures the attempt, which ends in little else than his own execution. – George Haven Putnam

131682. But you say you are conservative – eminently conservative – while we are revolutionary, destructive, or something of the sort. What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried? – George Haven Putnam

131683. Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. – George Haven Putnam

131684. Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves. – George Haven Putnam

131685. We have been so trying to convince them from the very beginning of our organization, but with no success. – George Haven Putnam

131686. Your purpose, then, plainly stated, is, that you will destroy the Government, unless you be allowed to construe and enforce the Constitution as you please, on all points in dispute between you and us. – George Haven Putnam

131687. I think part of the appeal of mathematical logic is that the formulas look mysterious – You write backward Es! – Hilary Putnam

131688. No sane person should believe that something is subjective merely because it cannot be settled beyond controversy. – Hilary Putnam

131689. I wear so many disguises on the show that only a real comedy fan might spot me. – Paul Putner

131690. I just want to keep creating stuff, work regularly and learn how to use a computer properly. – Paul Putner

131691. I liked playing Morph in Mash and Peas and doing Phil Daniels in the Blur Rock Profile was a giggle too. – Paul Putner

131692. I remember going to my school careers advisor and asked about jobs that required scuba divers. It was a phase. – Paul Putner

131693. My belief is that no movie, nothing in life, leaves people neutral. You either leave them up or you leave them down. – David Puttnam

131694. I have always believed helping your fellow man is profitable in every sense, personally and bottom line. – Mario Puzo

131695. What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We suffer for nothing. Our own death wish is our only real tragedy. – Mario Puzo

131696. Even the strongest man needs friends. – Mario Puzo

131697. Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger. – Mario Puzo

131698. Friendship and money: oil and water. – Mario Puzo

131699. He was a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I’ll show you a loser, show me a hero and I’ll show you a corpse. – Mario Puzo

131700. I believe in America. America’s made my fortune. – Mario Puzo

131701. A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns. – Mario Puzo

131702. Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment. – Mario Puzo

131703. The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth. – Mario Puzo

131704. Like many businessmen of genius he learned that free competition was wasteful, monopoly efficient. And so he simply set about achieving that efficient monopoly. – Mario Puzo

131705. The men are walking. They are fifty feet apart, for dispersal. Their walk is slow, for they are dead weary, as you can tell even when looking at them from behind. Every line and sag of their bodies speaks their inhuman exhaustion. – Ernie Pyle

131706. Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges. – Ernie Pyle

131707. Swinging first and swinging to kill is all that matters now. – Ernie Pyle

131708. The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living. Outfits which have been here only three days have dug vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth. They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery. – Ernie Pyle

131709. Our artillery has really been sensational. For once we have enough of something and at the right time. Officers tell me they actually have more guns than they know what to do with. – Ernie Pyle

131710. The front-line soldier wants it to be got over by the physical process of his destroying enough Germans to end it. He is truly at war. The rest of us, no matter how hard we work, are not. – Ernie Pyle

131711. War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth. – Ernie Pyle

131712. The closest fires were near enough for us to hear the crackling flames and the yells of firemen. Little fires grew into big ones even as we watched. Big ones died down under the firemen’s valor only to break out again later. – Ernie Pyle

131713. If you go long enough without a bath, even the fleas will leave you alone. – Ernie Pyle

131714. In their eyes as they pass is not hatred, not excitement, not despair, not the tonic of their victory – there is just the simple expression of being here as though they had been here doing this forever, and nothing else. – Ernie Pyle

131715. If I can just see the European war out I think I might feel justified in quitting the war. – Ernie Pyle

131716. I’ve really been sick with this cold, but I think I might have kept the columns going anyhow except I was just so low in spirit, I didn’t have the will to struggle against them when my deadline was so close and I felt so lousy. – Ernie Pyle

131717. I’ve been immersed in it too long. My spirit is wobbly and my mind is confused. The hurt has become too great. – Ernie Pyle

131718. I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them. – Ernie Pyle

131719. About every two minutes a new wave of planes would be over. The motors seemed to grind rather than roar, and to have an angry pulsation like a bee buzzing in blind fury. – Ernie Pyle

131720. Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows – the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece. – Ernie Pyle

131721. At last we are in it up to our necks, and everything is changed, even your outlook on life. – Ernie Pyle

131722. All the rest of us – you and me and even the thousands of soldiers behind the lines in Africa – we want terribly yet only academically for the war to get over. – Ernie Pyle

131723. It was a night when London was ringed and stabbed with fire. – Ernie Pyle

131724. But to the fighting soldier that phase of the war is behind. It was left behind after his first battle. His blood is up. He is fighting for his life, and killing now for him is as much a profession as writing is for me. – Ernie Pyle

131725. How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it. – Barbara Pym

131726. Those quotations were really quite obscure. Anyone can see that he is a very well read man. – Barbara Pym

131727. A Parliament is that to the Commonwealth which the soul is to the body. It behoves us therefore to keep the facility of that soul from distemper. – John Pym

131728. If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about the answers. – Thomas Pynchon

131729. A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now. – Thomas Pynchon

131730. There was no difference between the behavior of a god and the operations of pure chance. – Thomas Pynchon

131731. Hey, over here! Have your picture taken with a reclusive author! Today only, we’ll throw in a free autograph! But wait, there’s more! – Thomas Pynchon

131732. She would give them order. She would create constellations. – Thomas Pynchon

131733. Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone. – Pyrrhus

131734. Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself. – Pythagoras

131735. Above all things, reverence yourself. – Pythagoras

131736. Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself. – Pythagoras

131737. As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. – Pythagoras

131738. As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom. – Pythagoras

131739. A thought is an idea in transit. – Pythagoras

131740. Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body. – Pythagoras

131741. Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they will. – Pythagoras

131742. Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few. – Pythagoras

131743. Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few. – Pythagoras

131744. Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life. – Pythagoras

131745. There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman. – Pythagoras

131746. Silence is better than unmeaning words. – Pythagoras

131747. Begin thus from the first act, and proceed; and, in conclusion, at the ill which thou hast done, be troubled, and rejoice for the good. – Pythagoras

131748. In this theater of man’s life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on. – Pythagoras

131749. The oldest, shortest words – “yes” and “no” – are those which require the most thought. – Pythagoras

131750. Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion. – Pythagoras

131751. There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres. – Pythagoras

131752. There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly. – Pythagoras

131753. Virtue is harmony. – Pythagoras

131754. Reason is immortal, all else mortal. – Pythagoras

131755. No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. – Pythagoras

131756. It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few. – Pythagoras

131757. The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil. – Pythagoras

131758. Because my love for you is beyond words, I decided to shut up. – Nizar Qabbani

131759. A well balanced, inclusive approach, according to certain standards and ideals, is essential for the proper governance of any country. – Laisenia Qarase

131760. I have always felt that public, commercial and community organisations should be as open as possible about their affairs. They need to be accountable to their owners, their customers, their members and communities and other interest groups. – Laisenia Qarase

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131761. Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects. – Sima Qian

131762. I was Chairman Mao’s dog. What he said to bite, I bit. – Jiang Qing

131763. There cannot be peaceful coexistence in the ideological realm. Peaceful coexistence corrupts. – Jiang Qing

131764. You don’t have to be alone with your thoughts anymore. You don’t have to process anything. You can call up someone to do something to instantly make you sort of feel better. – Dennis Quaid

131765. There’s no way that I could do a 9 to 5 job. There’s no way. I was not cut out for that. You come in and you work for three months on the one job. They say, ‘Great,’ you know, and you’re on to the next one – and you never even got fired. It’s wonderful. – Dennis Quaid

131766. That’s what is great about what I do, going from one job to the other. – Dennis Quaid

131767. Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero, but it’s not all that important to me anymore. – Dennis Quaid

131768. What, like I want to look like Dick Clark? No. I think I look great with liver spots. – Dennis Quaid

131769. I could never hold a job for more than three months, which works out well because that’s how long a movie shoots. – Dennis Quaid

131770. I have a resistance to change in things that I feel comfortable with and that I’m used to. – Dennis Quaid

131771. My interpretation of a strong director is someone who knows their story. That’s what directors are, they’re storytellers because they’re directing where your focus is going to be as an audience. – Dennis Quaid

131772. I love acting and making your own luck. You have to recreate yourself, I guess. Although, I don’t know how. – Dennis Quaid

131773. I want to work with great people. Great people really make you better. – Dennis Quaid

131774. I was made to be a perfectionist at everything I did. Everything was more important than what I wanted. – Dennis Quaid

131775. I’ve done so many movies that when I see them I don’t really watch them. – Dennis Quaid

131776. If you’re going to stick around in this business, you have to have the ability to reinvent yourself, whether consciously or unconsciously. – Dennis Quaid

131777. When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It’s like death. – Dennis Quaid

131778. I can’t hit a ball more than 200 yards. I have no butt. You need a butt if you’re going to hit a golf ball. – Dennis Quaid

131779. Just about every actor wants to be a Disney cartoon voice at some point. – Randy Quaid

131780. Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital. – Mary Quant

131781. The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her. – Mary Quant

131782. Fashion is a tool… to compete in life outside the home. People like you better, without knowing why, because people always react well to a person they like the looks of. – Mary Quant

131783. A woman is as young as her knees. – Mary Quant

131784. Fashion is not frivolous. It is a part of being alive today. – Mary Quant

131785. Long Toss! Far and away themost important drill for strengthening my arm. – Paul Quantrill

131786. Don’t just expect the scouts to find you. Go to camps, clinics and make sure you are seen. – Paul Quantrill

131787. Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury. – Francis Quarles

131788. Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger. – Francis Quarles

131789. I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing. – Francis Quarles

131790. Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue. – Francis Quarles

131791. He that hath no cross deserves no crown. – Francis Quarles

131792. Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester. – Francis Quarles

131793. Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived. – Francis Quarles

131794. Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise. – Francis Quarles

131795. Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice. – Francis Quarles

131796. And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses. – Francis Quarles

131797. Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor. – Francis Quarles

131798. The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient. – Francis Quarles

131799. It is the lot of man but once to die. – Francis Quarles

131800. If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail. – Francis Quarles

131801. Wickedness is its own punishment. – Francis Quarles

131802. The road to perseverance lies by doubt. – Francis Quarles

131803. The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite’s dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it. – Francis Quarles

131804. The average person’s ear weighs what you are, not what you were. – Francis Quarles

131805. That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end. – Francis Quarles

131806. Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest. – Francis Quarles

131807. No cross no crown. – Francis Quarles

131808. Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune. – Francis Quarles

131809. My mind’s my kingdom. – Francis Quarles

131810. Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word “satiety.” – Francis Quarles

131811. Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains. – Francis Quarles

131812. Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action. – Francis Quarles

131813. Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail. – Francis Quarles

131814. War, I have always said, forces men to change their standards, regardless of whether their country has won or lost. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131815. Religious poetry, civic poetry, lyric or dramatic poetry are all categories of man’s expression which are valid only if the endorsement of formal content is valid. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131816. Religious power, which, as I have already said, frequently identifies itself with political power, has always been a protagonist of this bitter struggle, even when it seemingly was neutral. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131817. The antagonism between the poet and the politician has generally been evident in all cultures. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131818. The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131819. The poet’s spoken discourse often depends on a mystique, on the spiritual freedom that finds itself enslaved on earth. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131820. Thus, the poet’s word is beginning to strike forcefully upon the hearts of all men, while absolute men of letters think that they alone live in the real world. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131821. We wrote verses that condemned us, with no hope of pardon, to the most bitter solitude. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131822. Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131823. The poet’s other readers are the ancient poets, who look upon the freshly written pages from an incorruptible distance. Their poetic forms are permanent, and it is difficult to create new forms which can approach them. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131824. The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131825. An exact poetic duplication of a man is for the poet a negation of the earth, an impossibility of being, even though his greatest desire is to speak to many men, to unite with them by means of harmonious verses about the truths of the mind or of things. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131826. Poetry is also the physical self of the poet, and it is impossible to separate the poet from his poetry. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131827. A poet clings to his own tradition and avoids internationalism. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131828. The Resistance is a moral certainty, not a poetic one. The true poet never uses words in order to punish someone. His judgment belongs to a creative order; it is not formulated as a prophetic scripture. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131829. After the turbulence of death, moral principles and even religious proofs are called into question. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131830. As the poet has expected, the alarms now are sounded, for – and it must be said again – the birth of a poet is always a threat to the existing cultural order, because he attempts to break through the circle of literary castes to reach the center. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131831. At the point when continuity was interrupted by the first nuclear explosion, it would have been too easy to recover the formal sediment which linked us with an age of poetic decorum, of a preoccupation with poetic sounds. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131832. Europeans know the importance of the Resistance; it has been the shining example of the modern conscience. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131833. Even a polemic has some justification if one considers that my own first poetic experiments began during a dictatorship and mark the origin of the Hermetic movement. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131834. From the night, his solitude, the poet finds day and starts a diary that is lethal to the inert. The dark landscape yields a dialogue. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131835. He passes from lyric to epic poetry in order to speak about the world and the torment in the world through man, rationally and emotionally. The poet then becomes a danger. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131836. In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man’s dreams, man’s illness, man’s redemption from the misery of poverty – poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131837. My readers at that time were still men of letters; but there had to be other people waiting to read my poems. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131838. According to them, the poet is confined to the provinces with his mouth broken on his own syllabic trapeze. – Salvatore Quasimodo

131839. I have recorded nine tracks for a new album which I financed myself and am looking for a home for. – Suzi Quatro

131840. Then my own TV chat show in England in 1989. – Suzi Quatro

131841. The Pleasure Seekers eventually turned into Cradle, when we started writing our own material. My younger sister Nancy was brought in as singer and I kind of stepped aside as main lead singer and concentrated on my instrument. – Suzi Quatro

131842. The bass player’s function, along with the drums, is to be the engine that drives the car… everything else is merely colours. – Suzi Quatro

131843. Rock and roll mainly but I can play passable jazz also. – Suzi Quatro

131844. My feet never touched the ground. Lots of good groups with crazy and unique images. It was wild. I spent all of my time doing gigs, TV appearances, interviews, or recording. I could write a book – and probably will. – Suzi Quatro

131845. Len and I had parted musical ways and this was one of the problems. – Suzi Quatro

131846. I am flattered to have been the woman to have opened the door for female rockers to be accepted into the mainly male industry. – Suzi Quatro

131847. I am busy touring all over Europe, Japan, and Australia. – Suzi Quatro

131848. I also have a big love of classical music played on piano because this is the environment I grew up in my brother being one of the great masters in this world. – Suzi Quatro

131849. As far as more recognition goes, I am happy with the amount of love and respect I have received from other artists and the public. Of course, I would love more, and think I deserve it. – Suzi Quatro

131850. After moving to England I did some recording and eventually formed an English band, this was together for quite a few years with only a keyboard replacement. The band had no name, just my name. – Suzi Quatro

131851. A bass should sound like a bass with the thump of the finger against the wood, like it began with stand up. – Suzi Quatro

131852. I read and write classical piano and percussion, also guitar. – Suzi Quatro

131853. Joan was one of my biggest fans, as was Chrissie Hynde. – Suzi Quatro

131854. To understand a man, you must know his memories. The same is true of a nation. – Anthony Quayle

131855. And that’s the one thing that people do not understand is that we have very low interest rates and if those go back to historical levels or even go back to scary thoughts that they’re back in the late ’70s, early ’80s, then that’s going to really be hard to actually pay off those debts. It’s going to be a – it’s going to be a very big problem. – Ben Quayle

131856. I would like to see this group in this Congress be starting the process to get ourselves on long term fiscal strong footing. – Ben Quayle

131857. I welcome the President and working with him to try to get some of that medical malpractice reform so we can get the cost of health care to come down. – Ben Quayle

131858. I want our leaders to lead our country to greatness, but President Obama and his misguided policies and ideology have really fundamentally changed our country in the wrong way, more so than any president in our history. – Ben Quayle

131859. I think we should be looking at the defense and seeing where we can actually be more efficient because I think that, you know, sometimes during the contracting process, we lose some efficiencies in that regard. – Ben Quayle

131860. I think the Tea Party movement is great. I think anybody who has been frustrated over the last few years with the Republicans and Democrats, when they were trying to grow government and have spending and we weren’t focusing on creating jobs and get our private sector growing again, I think that’s when people started to wake up. – Ben Quayle

131861. I think that when we look out with our underfunded liabilities and our national debt over $14 trillion, I think if we are part of that movement to get our government spending under control, I think that would be a tremendous legacy to leave. – Ben Quayle

131862. Barack Obama is the worst president in history. In my generation, we’ll inherit a weakened country, drug cartels in Mexico, tax cartels in D.C. What’s happened to America? I love Arizona. I was raised right. Somebody has to go to Washington and knock the hell out of the place. – Ben Quayle

131863. And in terms of entitlement reforms, we have to save them from themselves, because if we don’t reform social security and we don’t reform Medicare, they’re going to actually implode. – Ben Quayle

131864. Don’t try to be somebody you’re not because it doesn’t work. If you try to be this perfect person or perfect persona of what you think that somebody should be when they’re involved in public office, it’s just not going to work. Just be yourself, stay true to your core values, and really just stay abreast of the issues. – Ben Quayle

131865. Space is almost infinite. As a matter of fact, we think it is infinite. – Dan Quayle

131866. I deserve respect for the things I did not do. – Dan Quayle

131867. I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn’t study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people. – Dan Quayle

131868. I was known as the chief grave robber of my state. – Dan Quayle

131869. I want to be Robin to Bush’s Batman. – Dan Quayle

131870. I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child. – Dan Quayle

131871. I stand by all the misstatements that I’ve made. – Dan Quayle

131872. I spend a great deal of time with the President. We have a very close, personal, loyal relationship. I’m not, as they say, a potted plant in these meetings. – Dan Quayle

131873. I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe. – Dan Quayle

131874. I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix. – Dan Quayle

131875. I just don’t believe in the basic concept that someone should make their whole career in public service. – Dan Quayle

131876. I have made good judgements in the past. I have made good judgements in the future. – Dan Quayle

131877. I have a very good family. I’m very fortunate to have a very good family. I believe very strongly in the family. It’s one of the things we have in our platform, is to talk about it. – Dan Quayle

131878. I’ve never professed to be anything but an average student. – Dan Quayle

131879. I do have a political agenda. It’s to have as few regulations as possible. – Dan Quayle

131880. If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check. – Dan Quayle

131881. I couldn’t help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake. – Dan Quayle

131882. I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change. – Dan Quayle

131883. I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican. – Dan Quayle

131884. Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here. – Dan Quayle

131885. Great American sport. Horseshoes is a very great game. I love it. – Dan Quayle

131886. For NASA, space is still a high priority. – Dan Quayle

131887. Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can’t do that. It’s gone, gone forever. – Dan Quayle

131888. El Salvador is a democracy so it’s not surprising that there are many voices to be heard here. Yet in my conversations with Salvadorans… I have heard a single voice. – Dan Quayle

131889. Bobby Knight told me this: ‘There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.’ In other words a good offense wins. – Dan Quayle

131890. Bank failures are caused by depositors who don’t deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement. – Dan Quayle

131891. A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls. – Dan Quayle

131892. I don’t watch it, but I know enough to comment on it. – Dan Quayle

131893. Japan is an important ally of ours. Japan and the United States of the Western industrialized capacity, 60 percent of the GNP, two countries. That’s a statement in and of itself. – Dan Quayle

131894. The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make. – Dan Quayle

131895. Sometimes cameras and television are good to people and sometimes they aren’t. I don’t know if its the way you say it, or how you look. – Dan Quayle

131896. Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child. – Dan Quayle

131897. Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It’s the other way around. They never vote for us. – Dan Quayle

131898. Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children. – Dan Quayle

131899. People who bowl vote. Bowlers are not the cultural elite. – Dan Quayle

131900. People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history. – Dan Quayle

131901. One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice-president, and that one word is ‘to be prepared’. – Dan Quayle

131902. My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right. – Dan Quayle

131903. I’m going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effective vice president, perhaps the most effective we’ve had in a couple of hundred years. – Dan Quayle

131904. Let me just be very clear that the Republican Party will select a nominee that will beat Bill Clinton. – Dan Quayle

131905. It isn’t pollution that’s harming the environment. It’s the impurities in our air and water that are doing it. – Dan Quayle

131906. If we don’t succeed we run the risk of failure. – Dan Quayle

131907. If you give a person a fish, they’ll fish for a day. But if you train a person to fish, they’ll fish for a lifetime. – Dan Quayle

131908. Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we’re going forward to tomorrow or whether we’re going to go past to the – to the back! – Dan Quayle

131909. In George Bush you get experience, and with me you get – The Future! – Dan Quayle

131910. It’s wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago. – Dan Quayle

131911. It shows ‘us vs. them,’ and I’m on the ‘us’ side. – Dan Quayle

131912. It’s a question of whether we’re going to go forward into the future, or past to the back. – Dan Quayle

131913. It’s a very good historical book about history. – Dan Quayle

131914. It’s rural America. It’s where I came from. We always refer to ourselves as real America. Rural America, real America, real, real, America. – Dan Quayle

131915. It’s time for the human race to enter the solar system. – Dan Quayle

131916. Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it. – Dan Quayle

131917. Welcome to President Bush, Mrs. Bush, and my fellow astronauts. – Dan Quayle

131918. You do the policy, I’ll do the politics. – Dan Quayle

131919. Unfortunately, the people of Louisiana are not racists. – Dan Quayle

131920. Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win. – Dan Quayle

131921. We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur. – Dan Quayle

131922. We have a firm commitment to NATO, we are a part of NATO. We have a firm commitment to Europe. We are a part of Europe. – Dan Quayle

131923. We have to do more than just elect a new President if we truly want to change this country. – Dan Quayle

131924. We should develop anti-satellite weapons because we could not have prevailed without them in ‘Red Storm Rising’. – Dan Quayle

131925. We shouldn’t have to be burdened with all the technicalities that come up from time to time with shrewd, smart lawyers interpreting what the laws or what the Constitution may or may not say. – Dan Quayle

131926. We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America. – Dan Quayle

131927. We will move forward, we will move upward, and yes, we will move onward. – Dan Quayle

131928. We’re going to have the best-educated American people in the world. – Dan Quayle

131929. What a terrible thing to have lost one’s mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How true that is. – Dan Quayle

131930. What a waste it is to lose one’s mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is. – Dan Quayle

131931. When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple: Who is to blame for the riots? The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings? The killers are to blame. – Dan Quayle

131932. When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But, in public, it’s Mr. Vice President, because that is who he is. – Dan Quayle

131933. What you guys want, I’m for. – Dan Quayle

131934. When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it’s always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there. – Dan Quayle

131935. The thing is, if you control the Senate meetings, you control the gavel. And the gavel is a very important instrument… an instrument of power. An instrument that establishes the agenda. – Dan Quayle

131936. You all look like happy campers to me. Happy campers you are, happy campers you have been, and, as far as I am concerned, happy campers you will always be. – Dan Quayle

131937. Tobacco exports should be expanded aggressively because Americans are smoking less. – Dan Quayle

131938. We’re all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made. – Dan Quayle

131939. The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other. – Dan Quayle

131940. This President is going to lead us out of this recovery. – Dan Quayle

131941. This election is about who’s going to be the next President of the United States! – Dan Quayle

131942. The future will be better tomorrow. – Dan Quayle

131943. The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation’s history. I mean in this century’s history. But we all lived in this century. I didn’t live in this century. – Dan Quayle

131944. The loss of life will be irreplaceable. – Dan Quayle

131945. The other day the President said, I know you’ve had some rough times, and I want to do something that will show the nation what faith that I have in you, in your maturity and sense of responsibility. He paused, then said, would you like a puppy? – Dan Quayle

131946. The President is going to benefit from me reporting directly to him when I arrive. – Dan Quayle

131947. They need help, and we have helped, and we are here to help. And we are helping, and we’re going to continue to help. – Dan Quayle

131948. Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. – Nido Qubein

131949. One of the greatest resources people cannot mobilize themselves is that they try to accomplish great things. Most worthwhile achievements are the result of many little things done in a single direction. – Nido Qubein

131950. What if you could be anything, or anybody, you chose to be? Think about it. What would you choose to be? – Nido Qubein

131951. I only wish I had more time for fund raising. – Nido Qubein

131952. Change brings opportunity. – Nido Qubein

131953. Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets. – Nido Qubein

131954. It seems to me that an author who has determined very new domains in literature is Gertrude Stein. – Raymond Queneau

131955. The Odyssey is the story of Americans up to the point where they are well-established, and even so it is detached from the historical side. – Raymond Queneau

131956. A very great Iliad… concerns the creation of a nation. – Raymond Queneau

131957. After the magical act accomplished by Joyce with Ulysses, perhaps we are getting away from it. – Raymond Queneau

131958. All confessions are Odysseys. – Raymond Queneau

131959. All societies are historical. – Raymond Queneau

131960. Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey. – Raymond Queneau

131961. It doesn’t seem to me that anyone has discovered much that’s new since the Iliad or the Odyssey. – Raymond Queneau

131962. It is the creator of fiction’s point of view; it is the character who interests him. Sometimes he wants to convince the reader that the story he is telling is as interesting as universal history. – Raymond Queneau

131963. Many novelists take well-defined, precise characters, whose stories are sometimes of mediocre interest, and place them in an important historical context, which remains secondary in spite of everything. – Raymond Queneau

131964. One can easily classify all works of fiction either as descendants of the Iliad or of the Odyssey. – Raymond Queneau

131965. The Iliad is the private lives of people thrown into disorder by history. – Raymond Queneau

131966. The Odyssey is the story of someone who, in the course of diverse experiences, acquires a personality or affirms and recovers his personality. – Raymond Queneau

131967. There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions. – Raymond Queneau

131968. To have one’s own story told by a third party who doesn’t know that the character in question is himself the hero of the story being told, that’s a technical refinement. – Raymond Queneau

131969. Ulysses finds himself unchanged, aside from his experience, at the end of his odyssey. – Raymond Queneau

131970. We have gotten away from this double aspect of either putting the character back into historical events or of making a historical event of his very life. – Raymond Queneau

131971. When Ulysses hears his own story sung by an epic poet and then he reveals his identity and the poet wants to continue singing, Ulysses isn’t interested any longer. That’s very astonishing. – Raymond Queneau

131972. Religions tend to disappear with man’s good fortune. – Raymond Queneau

131973. Without that sense of security which property gives, the land would still be uncultivated. – Francois Quesnay

131974. The truth only irritates those it enlightens, but does not convert. – Pasquier Quesnel

131975. Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others. – Pasquier Quesnel

131976. Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant. – Henri Queuille

131977. In short, not only are things not what they seem, they are not even what they are called! – Francisco de Quevedo

131978. So long as peace is not attained by law (so argue the advocates of armaments) the military protection of a country must not be undermined, and until such is the case disarmament is impossible. – Ludwig Quidde

131979. Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained. – Ludwig Quidde

131980. The following year, after I had prepared my draft, the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union at The Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously. – Ludwig Quidde

131981. When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all. – Ludwig Quidde

131982. We pacifists have not ceased to point to the grave danger of armaments and to insist on their curtailment. – Ludwig Quidde

131983. Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure peace and all countries disarmed proportionately, military security would have been in no way affected. – Ludwig Quidde

131984. The security of which we speak is to be attained by the development of international law through an international organization based on the principles of law and justice. – Ludwig Quidde

131985. The relationship of the two problems is rather the reverse. To a great extent disarmament is dependent on guarantees of peace. Security comes first and disarmament second. – Ludwig Quidde

131986. The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace. – Ludwig Quidde

131987. Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians encouraged such treaties, and toward the end of the nineteenth century their number had increased considerably. – Ludwig Quidde

131988. Limitation of armaments in itself is economically and financially important quite apart from security. – Ludwig Quidde

131989. Lightly armed nations can move toward war just as easily as those which are armed to the teeth, and they will do so if the usual causes of war are not removed. – Ludwig Quidde

131990. Even a total and universal disarmament does not guarantee the maintenance of peace. – Ludwig Quidde

131991. Among pacifists it was above all the English who always insisted on the importance of disarmament. They said that the man in the street would not understand the kind of pacifism that neglected to demand immediate restriction of armaments. – Ludwig Quidde

131992. The present level of armaments could be taken as the starting point. It could be stipulated in an international treaty that these armaments should be simultaneously and uniformly reduced by a certain proportion in all countries. – Ludwig Quidde

131993. Disarmament or limitation of armaments, which depends on the progress made on security, also contributes to the maintenance of peace. – Ludwig Quidde

131994. Let us assume that the ideal were reached; let us imagine a state of international life in which the danger of war no longer exists. Then no one would dare to demand a penny for obviously completely superfluous armaments. – Ludwig Quidde

131995. Every success in limiting armaments is a sign that the will to achieve mutual understanding exists, and every such success thus supports the fight for international law and order. – Ludwig Quidde

131996. Great progress was made when arbitration treaties were concluded in which the contracting powers pledge in advance to submit all conflicts to an arbitration court, treaties which not only specify the composition of the court, but also its procedure. – Ludwig Quidde

131997. I am convinced that when the history of international law comes to be written centuries hence, it will be divided into two periods: the first being from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century, and the second beginning with the Hague Conference. – Ludwig Quidde

131998. In life, particularly in public life, psychology is more powerful than logic. – Ludwig Quidde

131999. It will be sufficient to point to the enormous burdens which armaments place on the economic, social, and intellectual resources of a nation, as well as on its budget and taxes. – Ludwig Quidde

132000. Armaments are necessary – or are maintained on the pretext of necessity – because of a real or an imagined danger of war. – Ludwig Quidde

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